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by Down_Rover
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Landlord Advice - am I being swindled
Replies: 53
Views: 2002

Re: Landlord Advice - am I being swindled

Ian you have been stuffed.

Live your life forwards mate

Not life changing sorts of money
by Down_Rover
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 244
Views: 12679

Re: Telegraph article

You’re in for a shock
by Down_Rover
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 244
Views: 12679

Re: Investor

"The only clubs that have bought their way into the top 6/8 are backed by mega rich who won’t even find Burnley on the map" I agree with you other points to a degree. Given how well the club is run I would be astounded if they sold out to a poor investor in terms of someone wanting to change the et...
by Down_Rover
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 244
Views: 12679

Re: Investor

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:27 pm
West Ham fans have been raving about Bowen recently. Always the best player on the pitch apparently.
Not surprised. They have nothing to compare him with. They are fourth bottom and he has only played the equivalent of four games

All that money and no change in results
by Down_Rover
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 244
Views: 12679

Re: Investor

who is saying push for the top 6 ? I only see people saying stay in the premier league and give Dyche as much help as possible in doing that. Also, did you ever think you would see Burnley play in the top flight and europe anytime in the last 30 years ? I was amazed when we got into the Championshi...
by Down_Rover
Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 244
Views: 12679

Re: Investor

Oh and if we had a bigger budget would we have wasted it on players like Bowen and Che Adams
by Down_Rover
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 244
Views: 12679

Re: Investor

The only clubs that have bought their way into the top 6/8 are backed by mega rich who won’t even find Burnley on the map Many more have tried and failed Even Leicester Wolves Sheffield Utd are work in progress. What happens next to them? Rovers in the making maybe? Bournemouth is faltering. Leeds P...
by Down_Rover
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD
Replies: 199
Views: 9180

Re: SD

SDs next move is so important to his career. There have been many managers who have been the bees knees for a year or two right back to Brown was he was at Hull and dozens since , the names I can’t remember ( which is my point). If he is not successful in his next job he may well join that list Righ...
by Down_Rover
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Did Burnley win tonight
Replies: 15
Views: 1164

Re: Did Burnley win tonight

Dyche said nothing at all. Top class deflection tactics

But maybe there is no story
by Down_Rover
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Did Burnley win tonight
Replies: 15
Views: 1164

Did Burnley win tonight

4 Sky channels right now reviewing Soton v Luundun.

Thought we had a game tonight
by Down_Rover
Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Chairman
Replies: 281
Views: 17240

Re: MG

Sean is just being a realist and accepts where he is

No story here
by Down_Rover
Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Chairman
Replies: 281
Views: 17240

Re: MG

Leisure wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:47 pm
And so what step forward do you suggest Mr Garlick should take?
That’s unfair. Moaners moan and doers do
by Down_Rover
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bardsley to sign new deal. Breaking now.
Replies: 35
Views: 2459

Re: Bardsley to sign new deal. Breaking now.

Sounds like this whole contract situation has been handled very badly. Muck ups happen but how we respond and mend whatever damage has been caused is important. We're a little fish in a big pond. We need to be constantly better than our neighbours merely to survive. We can't allow things to slip. H...
by Down_Rover
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer rumours: Tarkowski
Replies: 77
Views: 5337

Re: Transfer rumours: Tarkowski

True, but most travel in from 45 minutes to an hour away now, I suppose moving in between Manchester and Leicester would see a similar commute to work and back towards family. And let's be honest money will play the most significant factor, I'm yet to hear of many players that take significant wage...
by Down_Rover
Sun Jun 07, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1966 World Cup Final England v West Germany
Replies: 43
Views: 1270

Re: 1966 World Cup Final England v West Germany

I watched the game on tv as a 9yo in 1966

Watched it for the second time today. No diving, no cheating the referee and no time wasting. Those were the days, the game flowed and was the sporting spectacle it should have been
by Down_Rover
Sat May 30, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Space X Launch tonight
Replies: 51
Views: 1609

Re: Space X Launch tonight

Just saw it

Must be going fast. We live in south Manchester
by Down_Rover
Tue May 26, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: There's no such thing as bad beer, though Vaux came fairly close
Replies: 54
Views: 1477

Re: There's no such thing as bad beer, though Vaux came fairly close

LS7 wrote:
Tue May 26, 2020 11:03 am
Newcastle Brown is utterly disgusting.
That’s unfair

It is very popular because it tastes exactly the same on the way down as it does on the way back. Convenient practice
by Down_Rover
Sat May 23, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Frank Casper – January 1983 to June 1983
Replies: 22
Views: 883

Re: ARTICLE: Frank Casper – January 1983 to June 1983

Was hoping it was going to work out and perhaps in the end he was hard done by. However, apart from good signings, it didn't work out the second time either. I know exactly where i was that Spurs night, listening to the commentary on Radio 2 :D I know exactly where I was too In the stand at White H...
by Down_Rover
Sat May 23, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Frank Casper – January 1983 to June 1983
Replies: 22
Views: 883

Re: ARTICLE: Frank Casper – January 1983 to June 1983

djemba-djemba wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 2:40 pm
What's your recollections of the replay at Hillsborough?
It felt like a loss before kick off. Sheffield fans had turned out in droves and the atmosphere was such that we were lambs to the slaughter

Only ever felt that prematch once more. At Arsenal when the Frog retired.

Both games 5-0
by Down_Rover
Sun May 03, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nixon on Dyche departure post Covid 19 financial issues
Replies: 30
Views: 2674

Re: Nixon on Dyche departure post Covid 19 financial issues

FactualFrank wrote:
Sun May 03, 2020 9:30 am
Villa could be playing Championship football next season (with a bit of luck).
That could be bad news

Taking a season with a sleeping giant in the Championship might be his next move
by Down_Rover
Tue Apr 28, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hilarious moments in our games
Replies: 82
Views: 4129

Re: Hilarious moments in our games

Last game of season at Emirates, Wengers last game

All the gooners were singing “there’s only one Arsene Wenger”. Burnley fans joined in and were applauded by the Arsenal fans ...
Until they added “ you two faced b*****ds, you got him the sack”

Silence
by Down_Rover
Thu Apr 09, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Johnson moved to intensive care
Replies: 204
Views: 11038

Re: Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

I came on to this thread to wish Boris all the best.

I find myself rudely interrupting a slanging match between people with differing political views

I apologise
by Down_Rover
Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League Quiz 2
Replies: 34
Views: 634

Re: Premier League Quiz 2

Tricky Trevor wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:40 pm
That would have pleased Stan the man.
Porterfield was at Chelsea then
by Down_Rover
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League Quiz 2
Replies: 34
Views: 634

Re: Premier League Quiz 2

1. Porterfield
by Down_Rover
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League Quiz 2
Replies: 34
Views: 634

Re: Premier League Quiz 2

9. ‘Arry
by Down_Rover
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League Quiz
Replies: 27
Views: 485

Re: Premier League Quiz

10. Solskjaer
by Down_Rover
Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who am I? (Teaser for you lot to ponder on)
Replies: 62
Views: 1894

Re: Who am I? (Teaser for you lot to ponder on)

Have we established that we are talking football?

Golf
Fifa
Poker
Monopoly
by Down_Rover
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris or Corbyn for our crisis
Replies: 136
Views: 3236

Re: Boris or Corbyn for our crisis

Do you guys realise that you are just getting angry about posts from folk you will probably never meet? You may as well stand in front of the mirror and shout at yourself My only point is that I work in an industry that is widely covered in the media and, in my experience, the reports are always fac...
by Down_Rover
Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dad
Replies: 54
Views: 3500

Re: Dad

It was my Mum who took me to the games, from 1965 thru to promotion in the seventies, home and away. She still kept going on her own when I was old enough to go with my mates. she got remarried and moved away but was an a occasional attender and she always knew the results before I could tell her. I...
by Down_Rover
Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Newcastle match
Replies: 53
Views: 3969

Re: The Newcastle match

Vydra was brought in for the midfield okay not in a flat 442 more like a 312 but he was 100% brought in to play midfield not a forward in a role in front of the midfield behind the forwards J-Rod Brownhill McNeil ............Vydra............... Barnes ............Wood A role Westwood could not pla...
by Down_Rover
Thu Feb 27, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next redevelopment at the Turf .... ?
Replies: 136
Views: 7267

Re: Next redevelopment at the Turf .... ?

There speaks someone who has probably never been to London in his life. Clearly you have also never experienced walking through Stockwell Park Estate either? Well how wrong can you be. Probably spent more time than most on here in London For the record Stockwell Park is a good half hour, probably 5...
by Down_Rover
Thu Feb 27, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Oxymorons
Replies: 34
Views: 1464

Re: Oxymorons

A good Wovers team?
by Down_Rover
Wed Feb 26, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next redevelopment at the Turf .... ?
Replies: 136
Views: 7267

Re: Next redevelopment at the Turf .... ?

turfytopper wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:30 pm
If they take 14 grand they must be charging around £8 a pint lol
Chelsea fans don't drink beer. Its for the poor people

More like 500 bottles of champers and a few jugs of Pimms
by Down_Rover
Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Did anyone fly on Concorde?
Replies: 60
Views: 2239

Re: Did anyone fly on Concorde?

My wife and I booked a trip back in about 1997. First class Eurostar to Paris, two night stay. Then Concorde from Paris to Malaga, picked up by coach to Algerceras, then QE2 2 nights to Southampton and Orient Express back to Victoria. 4 nights in all. The package was organised by a travel company wh...
by Down_Rover
Fri Feb 21, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wood in with a chance for Saturday
Replies: 71
Views: 3526

Re: ARTICLE: Wood in with a chance for Saturday

I agree totally mate, he could be a one goal wonder, but if he gets the opportunity now and grabs it successfully Ash would surely be behind Wood and JR and then, depending on his performances, Vydra as well. It's a hard time to be a striker at our place just now but it is great for the team and th...
by Down_Rover
Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wood in with a chance for Saturday
Replies: 71
Views: 3526

Re: ARTICLE: Wood in with a chance for Saturday

With Brownhill, Hendrick and a fit JBG we at last seem to have enough quality to be able to have some real strength in depth. Add to that in Wood, JR, Vydra and Ash we have 4 decent quality strikers. My opinion is that, at the moment until we have seen what Vydra could do with an extended run, Ash ...
by Down_Rover
Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wood in with a chance for Saturday
Replies: 71
Views: 3526

Re: ARTICLE: Wood in with a chance for Saturday

I agree there is no chance of Wood playing. As said above he is just playing his cards close to his chest and if he is not 100% fit why should be take the risk

Same 11 that finished, JBG to come on if no penetration down right

Brownhill will get his chance all in good time
by Down_Rover
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man City vs West Ham
Replies: 63
Views: 2888

Re: Man City vs West Ham

Where is everyone?
Can’t all have gone to the toilet
by Down_Rover
Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T Best place to put £500 per month
Replies: 55
Views: 2657

Re: O/T Best place to put £500 per month

Sausage wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 2:52 pm
If I had £500 spare each month it'd be going into my pension.
Depends on your personal circumstances. Age, income and need to access funds. ISAs can prove to better than pensions in certain circumstances.

Certainly gives you more chance of spending it all before your time is up
by Down_Rover
Tue Feb 18, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski
Replies: 71
Views: 6069

Re: Tarkowski

Since Laporte was bought they’ve won 2 premier league titles and did the treble. Since he’s been injured they’ve shipped goals for fun. Have you not seen City at the back without him this season? See what I said above. Until you have a controlled experiment you have no conclusion. I did not say Tar...
by Down_Rover
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski
Replies: 71
Views: 6069

Re: Tarkowski

We only ever see other teams centre halves in soundbites on TV highlights when the media promote them. We see Tarks 90 minutes a week, we see every tackle, every pass and every mistake. We see all his warts. I am firmly in the camp that he is second to VVD, even he makes mistakes. As for LaPorte the...
by Down_Rover
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: First goal for Benson in Grimsby win
Replies: 15
Views: 1396

Re: ARTICLE: First goal for Benson in Grimsby win

Did we all know? I didn't for one and I still think potentially they were just there at the wrong time with the wrong people and that cost them. I thought Howieson, in particular, looked a real prospect when he was in the youth team. See my comment above. In my view they were not up to the mark not...
by Down_Rover
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: First goal for Benson in Grimsby win
Replies: 15
Views: 1396

Re: ARTICLE: First goal for Benson in Grimsby win

Did we know they were going to fall short? I certainly didn’t and nor did anyone I knew at the club. Well I remember a thread on the old site about whether it was right to boo Hewitt on what I thought was his only first team start. Neither he or Howieson did better than cameos despite being around ...
by Down_Rover
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: First goal for Benson in Grimsby win
Replies: 15
Views: 1396

Re: ARTICLE: First goal for Benson in Grimsby win

It really does feel as if the investment in the youth teams is nearing payback. We have Benson, Glennon, Koiki, Dunne, Goodridge and Richardson to name but a few. If only one of them makes it to the first team it shows the direction of travel, but they sre upgrades on the likes of Hewitt, Howieson e...
by Down_Rover
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next Six premier league fixtures
Replies: 68
Views: 7235

Re: Next Six premier league fixtures

6 weeks ago there were some in meltdown as to how we would get another point.

I think the last 4 games have told us to expect the unexpected

Feet on the ground time now without Wood and Barnes. Lets just get 6 more points and we can all relax
by Down_Rover
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Negative thread
Replies: 54
Views: 1853

Re: Negative thread

It is all relative Arsenal hounded out Wenger, mourinho was sacked at Manure and Potch was not good enough for Spurs. Those who see fit to criticise the board and manager of this club have set the bar too high Were we to finish 4th this year there will be the usual complaints if we only finish 10th ...
by Down_Rover
Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Negative thread
Replies: 54
Views: 1853

Re: Negative thread

- We appear inept within the transfer markets That has been said by many? How do you measure that? I don’t mean by listing what you considered were bad buys but in comparison to others What I mean is, which PL Clubs have done better than us in the transfer market? If you can suggest 9 or 10 then we...
by Down_Rover
Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Bournemouth match
Replies: 66
Views: 5927

Re: The Bournemouth match

It will be cold