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by Down_Rover
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pochettino sacked!
Replies: 105
Views: 2753

Re: Pochettino sacked!

Fingers crossed for Eddie

Could damage Bournemouth
by Down_Rover
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Blake on Brian Laws appointmemt
Replies: 103
Views: 3882

Re: Robbie Blake on Brian Laws appointmemt

We will never know who threw their hat in the ring for the job. Laws may have been the best of a bad bunch.

We were a very unfashionable club who, to many, had the look of a team going down. Not the most attractive thing to have on one's CV
by Down_Rover
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR changes
Replies: 95
Views: 2477

Re: VAR changes

BFC income from fans is, at most, 7 or 8 million a year. TV revenue for BFC is over £100 Million per season. Who do you think has the most sway with Premier League Chairmen? That’s the whole point. It is the fans, be they attenders or stay at home, who generate that £100m. What other business would...
by Down_Rover
Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turf Moor
Replies: 24
Views: 2950

Re: Turf Moor

Any idea when that picture was taken.

I don't recall the steps, presumably entrance steps about half way along the bee hole end

And what is that detached house on the corner of Brunshaw Road and the bee hole end. Ticket office?
by Down_Rover
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lanzini
Replies: 51
Views: 3468

Re: Lanzini

Every sympathy but if he got what he deserved for his lunge he would not have been on the pitch
by Down_Rover
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leg Break
Replies: 19
Views: 1370

Re: Leg Break

Think this is old and partly fake news

Drinkwater
by Down_Rover
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley should be 6th
Replies: 64
Views: 2458

Re: Burnley should be 6th

Im_not_Robbie_Blake wrote:Statistics show that very few people die over the age of 99


That's wrong. They all die
by Down_Rover
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Petrol or diesel
Replies: 80
Views: 2341

Re: Petrol or diesel

Electric cars are not likely to be the way forward. Emission is not the only issue. Electric cars have big FO Lithium batteries. Where are they going to be disposed of when the car needs scrapping. Philippines with all the plastic bottles? Electric is just a vote winner for the Green Party. Best gue...
by Down_Rover
Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 10 Mistakes That Sank The Titanic
Replies: 40
Views: 2291

Re: 10 Mistakes That Sank The Titanic

I believe the captain of the Titanic used to be on that famous list of quotes with the word f*ck in them. 'What f*ckin iceberg'. There was also 'what a stupid place to put a f*ckin tree' by Marc Bolan. But my personal favourite was: 'What the f*ck was that?' by the mayor of Hiroshima. Anyway, enoug...
by Down_Rover
Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley should be 6th
Replies: 64
Views: 2458

Re: Burnley should be 6th

houseboy wrote:Can someone explain what this thread is about? What exactly are XG and XGA? Are they comets that are going to collide with Earth at some point.


Xpected goals and Xpected goals against
by Down_Rover
Wed Oct 30, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley should be 6th
Replies: 64
Views: 2458

Re: Burnley should be 6th

That will be the point we were robbed at Leicester and two at Wolves
by Down_Rover
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Defence options
Replies: 62
Views: 2342

Re: Defence options

Drop the goalkeeper for not integrating with the defence and bring back … oh wait. I think Taylor for Pieters will shore up the left hand side. On the right both Bardsley and Lowton have their weaknesses so it is a toss of the coin.I would, marginally go for Bardsley owing to his determination but I...
by Down_Rover
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The folly of dialectics and perspectivism
Replies: 18
Views: 722

Re: The folly of dialectics and perspectivism

https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&id=B39F85654D94A89651F3C6368BDD1C647C0D8CBD&thid=OIP.EyngU3fMsIKcxdpv7tOf0AHaEK&mediaurl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdn.newsapi.com.au%2Fimage%2Fv1%2F6c550c251a6fa4a15acc5a3890081b6e&exph=366&expw=650&q=duck+or+rabbit+optical+illusion&se...
by Down_Rover
Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Bentley
Replies: 40
Views: 2956

Re: Jim Bentley

Interesting that the top 12 serving managers now include 6 Premier league managers
by Down_Rover
Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Dyche a future England manager?
Replies: 41
Views: 1896

Re: Is Dyche a future England manager?

Who was the last English England manager who had successfully managed a big club?

Not any of the last several

Dyche's credentials will be similar to Alf Ramsey when Burnley win the Premier League
by Down_Rover
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: If goals start not being given for that we’re in trouble
Replies: 48
Views: 2716

Re: ARTICLE: If goals start not being given for that we’re in trouble

Tall Paul wrote:How do you work that out? We'd only have one more point, from Saturday's game.

+2 at Wolves
by Down_Rover
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: If goals start not being given for that we’re in trouble
Replies: 48
Views: 2716

Re: ARTICLE: If goals start not being given for that we’re in trouble

without VAR interventions (ignoring offsides, because they are provable) we would be in 5th place just above Arsenal. My issue is that I quite enjoyed the post match grumbles in the past and we had a culprit to point a finger at. Now we are being robbed by the anonymous and there is no accountabilit...
by Down_Rover
Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man U vs Liverpool
Replies: 86
Views: 2509

Re: Man U vs Liverpool

Did I hear right what Neville just said

‘ they only had introduced VAR so Man Utd can win’

Was he joking or speaking from a position of knowledge
by Down_Rover
Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If var is to stay ?
Replies: 17
Views: 614

Re: If var is to stay ?

Rugby union shows the discussion between the referee and the control room

The fact that they remain anonymous makes them less responsible
by Down_Rover
Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: M1 South closed south yorks
Replies: 0
Views: 453

M1 South closed south yorks

Just heard on radio

If not too late go M6, A50
by Down_Rover
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matchday Autograph Passes
Replies: 16
Views: 1506

Re: Matchday Autograph Passes

If you have any questions, please email slo@burnleyfc.com.

Dont expect a rapid response then
by Down_Rover
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We are unique
Replies: 62
Views: 4065

Re: We are unique

We won’t pay the transfer fees or the salaries of players with the quality to play that style of football SUCCESSFULLY. We are who we are and he knows it. It is working don’t try and fix it. I agree except would say cant pay the transfer fees and wages rather wont Look how many clubs have spent for...
by Down_Rover
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colonoscopy
Replies: 63
Views: 2663

Re: Colonoscopy

Great advice here. The laxative is the worst part. The fasting the second worst and the actual procedure is just mildly unpleasant Sedative or not? If you have time on your hands then take the sedation. If not then it does not last too long and you will get through it and then free to go In fact the...
by Down_Rover
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pieters or Taylor?
Replies: 26
Views: 3123

Re: Pieters or Taylor?

Taylor is far better player than Pieters We are far more dangerous going forward with Taylor in the side and his link up play last season with McNeil was a joy to watch. Pieters is a decent championship full back but not Premier league class he doesn't offer enough going forward How can a player wi...
by Down_Rover
Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley's greatest chairman
Replies: 27
Views: 4160

Re: Burnley's greatest chairman

You cannot separate them. Completely different rules and different challenges

They both demonstrate what can be achieved if your Chairmand and the Board are born and bred supporters

Are you listening Man U?
by Down_Rover
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Brady and JBG score as McCann plays against the Clarets
Replies: 15
Views: 2702

Re: ARTICLE: Brady and JBG score as McCann plays against the Clarets

Wait for it... the boys will be suggesting Jones and McCann for central midfield
by Down_Rover
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Cork 'Minor Shoulder Fracture '
Replies: 55
Views: 5237

Re: Jack Cork 'Minor Shoulder Fracture '

I think Jack remains our most consistent and hardest working midfielder. He will be missed but it is an opportunity for Jeff who appears to be improving and maturing. There is no need to panic. It makes me smile that there is any concern re Jack. The nay sayers said his legs had gone. Not in my opin...
by Down_Rover
Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Strange wooden needle ????
Replies: 26
Views: 1955

Re: Strange wooden needle ????

IanMcL wrote:I believe they are on sale at Ann Summers.


What? Farmers wives?
by Down_Rover
Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: North West FA Awards - time for you to vote!
Replies: 8
Views: 842

Re: North West FA Awards - time for you to vote!

claretburns wrote:Apologies if I sound stupid here, but if it is a public vote, surely the person with the most votes wins? Why is there a need for judges?

Usually it is weighted 50/50 between public votes and judges opinions. Just like in some game shows
by Down_Rover
Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Cork 'Minor Shoulder Fracture '
Replies: 55
Views: 5237

Re: Jack Cork 'Minor Shoulder Fracture '

ZizkovClaret wrote:If that happens we move Tarks into Midfield then take the dust sheets off Gibson

Or an opportunity for an up and coming youngster to grab his chance like McNeil
by Down_Rover
Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: North West FA Awards - time for you to vote!
Replies: 8
Views: 842

Re: North West FA Awards - time for you to vote!

ZizkovClaret wrote:Richarlison as a "rising star" ?

How much did they pay for him again? What a joke that one is. Its not as it Everton don't have a few better candidates

He will win. My next door neighbour is on the judge's panel and he is an Everton fan
by Down_Rover
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aston Villa - Player Ratings
Replies: 61
Views: 7327

Re: Aston Villa - Player Ratings

Pope 7
Lowton 6
Tarks 8
Mee 7
Pieters 6
Hendrick 7
Westwood 6
McNeil 5
Cork 6
Barnes 5
Wood 6
Rodriguez 7
by Down_Rover
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Hendrick and Wood share the honours in Norwich win
Replies: 23
Views: 887

Re: ARTICLE: Hendrick and Wood share the honours in Norwich win

Bosscat wrote:Perhaps thats an indication of how well he has played when starting ;)

Exactly my point. I think he is underrated and improving
by Down_Rover
Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Hendrick and Wood share the honours in Norwich win
Replies: 23
Views: 887

Re: ARTICLE: Hendrick and Wood share the honours in Norwich win

Surprising that Jeff stands second after so few starts
by Down_Rover
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton Villa
Replies: 50
Views: 5625

Re: Heaton Villa

I will be there and looking forward to it.

Until I saw this thread I had forgotten Tom was in goal against us.

Great keeper, great servant but most importantly an ex Claret and now a Villa player
by Down_Rover
Sat Sep 21, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 151
Views: 9563

Re: Danny Drinkwater

He’s a very lucky boy to still br here. He had previous and this must be last chance saloon
by Down_Rover
Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Staggering stats from Saturday
Replies: 30
Views: 3147

Re: Staggering stats from Saturday

ClaretTony wrote:Not Pieters. Would think the highest would be Hart & Hendrick.

I was just commenting that Pieters is an ex international in the starting XI and that most of our caps that started are NZ or retired

Do you think he may return?
by Down_Rover
Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Staggering stats from Saturday
Replies: 30
Views: 3147

Re: Staggering stats from Saturday

Staggering maybe but I would guess that two thirds of the international appearances started on the bench and a high number of the starting eleven would be Chris Wood for NZ and two players, Lennon and Pieters who are no longer internationals
by Down_Rover
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Ipswich - U23 Latest
Replies: 60
Views: 4485

Re: Burnley v Ipswich - U23 Latest

Longsidelenny wrote:Just found out at work it’s not brains lad it the nets grow up local cricketer ps you got me

What?
by Down_Rover
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire Champions?
Replies: 46
Views: 3460

Lancashire Champions?

lancs have just won division 2 according to my calculations
by Down_Rover
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where to go in Thailand or possibly Bali?
Replies: 42
Views: 2554

Re: Where to go in Thailand or possibly Bali?

+1 for koh samui. Much cheaper to find a villa. https://www.homeaway.co.uk/search/keywords:ko-samui-thailand/filter:83/@9.515582235827587,99.91440206383788,9.59192773017981,99.99508291100585,13z?petIncluded=false&ssr=true You can find a villa in a remote area and travel into the tourist areas. P...
by Down_Rover
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon & Pieters
Replies: 64
Views: 7287

Re: Lennon & Pieters

What a whingy thread
by Down_Rover
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Dyche speaks on Drinkwater
Replies: 82
Views: 6283

Re: ARTICLE: Dyche speaks on Drinkwater

He aint in breach at Chelsea and he's got £100k per week in the bank till 2022. It's a nice thought but we are not signing DD anytime soon so lets hope he gets fit and gets playing and if things go well maybe we manage to extend his loan in Jan to end of season and get some good value for the money...
by Down_Rover
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Dyche speaks on Drinkwater
Replies: 82
Views: 6283

Re: ARTICLE: Dyche speaks on Drinkwater

Devils_Advocate wrote:And who's gonna pay his £100k per week salary?

We will pay his reasonable salary when nobody else will pay him anything. He is probs in breach at Chelsea
by Down_Rover
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drummers
Replies: 61
Views: 4414

Re: Drummers

The bloke at Leicester City
by Down_Rover
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Dyche speaks on Drinkwater
Replies: 82
Views: 6283

Re: ARTICLE: Dyche speaks on Drinkwater

This whole episode may turn out to be a blessing in disguise. This scenario may pan out. Dyche gives him last chance but he has not played come January. Chelsea want rid because of disciplinary issues, nobody else will touch him with a bargepole and we sign a penitent for next to nothing now despera...
by Down_Rover
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Dyche speaks on Drinkwater
Replies: 82
Views: 6283

Re: ARTICLE: Dyche speaks on Drinkwater

A very mature approach.

History suggests to me that the fitness update means that we will be without Drinkwater, JBG, McNeil and Brady.

Cue uproar on a shocking transfer window
by Down_Rover
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peacock-Farrell
Replies: 36
Views: 5212

Re: Peacock-Farrell

andyh wrote:We’ve Dunne come a Long way. We have full internationals that are nowhere near our first team.


Like Joe Hart?
by Down_Rover
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: successful loan signings under Dyche
Replies: 64
Views: 4689

Re: successful loan signings under Dyche

Dyche had Kightly on loan didn’t he
by Down_Rover
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gavin Whyte
Replies: 4
Views: 1487

Re: Gavin Whyte

ClaretTony wrote:So he’s had a decent half a game and we should be looking to sign him


Calm down CT

It is just another FIFA playing expert who spends his pay packet the day he receives it

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