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by Down_Rover
Thu Jan 20, 2022 4:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January 2022 Burnley Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 3165
Views: 253253

Re: January 2022 Burnley Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

Gordaleman wrote:
Thu Jan 20, 2022 3:56 pm
If anyone doesn't know. Ivory Coast v Algeria is now live on BB i player.

Perhaps we can spot some transfer targets?
Cornet on bench
by Down_Rover
Wed Jan 19, 2022 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January 2022 Burnley Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 3165
Views: 253253

Re: January 2022 Burnley Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

Newcastleclaret93 wrote:
Wed Jan 19, 2022 11:38 am
Derby have turned down a bid of 800k for sibley apparently.

Think he would be a good young signing. I know one poster absolutely raves about him.
Useless. Cant score runs
by Down_Rover
Wed Jan 19, 2022 11:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should we want the Arsenal match off?
Replies: 33
Views: 2497

Re: Should we want the Arsenal match off?

RalphCoatesComb wrote:
Wed Jan 19, 2022 11:48 am
No. Get it played, whatever. We don't expect anything from the Emirates - do it, get it over, regroup and charge for up the league
Could not agree more. Fixtures are congested enough and we need to get this defeat out of the way
by Down_Rover
Wed Jan 19, 2022 11:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Postponed fixtures rearranged
Replies: 21
Views: 3281

Re: Postponed fixtures rearranged

Dont think Sky or BT will want to cover these games other than to celebrate our relegation
by Down_Rover
Mon Jan 17, 2022 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So is the Watford game on ?
Replies: 267
Views: 17737

Re: So is the Watford game on ?

It’s a fair trip from Burley
by Down_Rover
Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Couple of new geography quizzes
Replies: 23
Views: 1017

Re: Couple of new geography quizzes

And 12 out of 16
by Down_Rover
Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Couple of new geography quizzes
Replies: 23
Views: 1017

Re: Couple of new geography quizzes

18 out of 18 re cities. Dont know how to copy link
by Down_Rover
Fri Jan 14, 2022 11:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley vs Leicester postponed?
Replies: 131
Views: 6476

Re: Burnley vs Leicester postponed?

The season will be extended into July just so Burnley can complete their fixtures
by Down_Rover
Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January 2022 Burnley Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 3165
Views: 253253

Re: January 2022 Burnley Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

Defoe and Lennon could form a devastating partnership.

undecided whether that would be in the Premier League or the local whist drive
by Down_Rover
Tue Jan 11, 2022 12:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Craft beer
Replies: 48
Views: 1441

Re: Craft beer

claret2018 wrote:
Tue Jan 11, 2022 9:14 am
Used beer52 in the past but wouldn’t recommend. Beer is average and quite expensive for what you get - much better choice and cheaper from any supermarket these days.
Agreed. Poor selection of beers
by Down_Rover
Tue Jan 11, 2022 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Home ticket question.
Replies: 10
Views: 791

Re: Home ticket question.

I bought 3 extra tickets over and above my season ticket for the Everton game
by Down_Rover
Mon Jan 10, 2022 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shake up in training this week?
Replies: 33
Views: 2272

Re: Shake up in training this week?

NewClaret wrote:
Mon Jan 10, 2022 11:31 am
Hope he’s taken the ATTACKING folder with him!
Have to find it first and will need a good dusting
by Down_Rover
Mon Jan 10, 2022 12:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A club reset might not be a bad thing in the long run
Replies: 37
Views: 1785

Re: A club reset might not be a bad thing in the long run

What if a reset involved ALK acquiring a nameless neighbour and merging the two into East Lancashire United?
by Down_Rover
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January 2022 Burnley Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 3165
Views: 253253

Re: January 2022 Burnley Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

One thing that is for sure is that there wont be any early signings and that is not the Board's fault

WE are unlikely to be any players first pick for a move any target's agent will tell them to wait until the end of January to see what else is available
by Down_Rover
Thu Jan 06, 2022 10:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bands whose first album is/was their best
Replies: 86
Views: 1764

Re: Bands whose first album is/was their best

Queens first two albums are underplayed. They had that rawness about them.

Progressively they became more and more commercial but got the rewards
by Down_Rover
Thu Jan 06, 2022 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche has covid
Replies: 24
Views: 2383

Re: Dyche has covid

If he has a sore throat he will have a husky voice

Seriously get well soon Sean
by Down_Rover
Thu Jan 06, 2022 8:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche has covid
Replies: 24
Views: 2383

Re: Dyche has covid

7 days I think now
by Down_Rover
Tue Jan 04, 2022 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone joining these guys doing a dry January?
Replies: 35
Views: 1276

Re: Anyone joining these guys doing a dry January?

Having been to Old Trafford and Elland Road recently it appears to me that there are a number who might benefit from going dry for a month
by Down_Rover
Tue Jan 04, 2022 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Do The Owners Know What They Have Taken On
Replies: 79
Views: 4278

Re: Do The Owners Know What They Have Taken On

40 to 50 million in player sales? I'd be surprised if we didn't make 25 for Cornet. McNeil can't be far off that either. Pope and Wood aren't getting any younger but they'd surely command as much as Heaton did when he left for 8m. I'd expect as much again for Taylor and even Brownhill who had his s...
by Down_Rover
Tue Dec 28, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another one off
Replies: 77
Views: 6237

Re: Another one off

When will the PL wake up and smell the coffee?

This season is being decided everywhere except on the pitch
by Down_Rover
Tue Dec 28, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cornet touch and go
Replies: 40
Views: 3655

Re: Cornet touch and go

boatshed bill wrote:
Tue Dec 28, 2021 5:53 pm
As a decent football club we should neither:
Play any player who is not 100% fit (injury or illness)
Hold back any player's international aspirations.
Could not agree more
by Down_Rover
Thu Dec 23, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quiz for quizzers
Replies: 11
Views: 571

Re: Quiz for quizzers

1. 116 years
2. equador
3. Sheep
4. November
5. Horse
6. Budgie
7. Albert
8. Green
9. New Zealand, or Chile
10. Orange
by Down_Rover
Tue Dec 21, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs kicked out of Europe
Replies: 48
Views: 2025

Re: Spurs kicked out of Europe

I have a vague recollection that Spurs were awarded a Carabao cup match in 2020 v Wimbledon or Orient when the opposition team was not able to field a team

I suppose Spurs readily agreed to this
by Down_Rover
Tue Dec 21, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 3rd Ashes Test - Australia v England - MCG
Replies: 355
Views: 7485

Re: 3rd Ashes Test - Australia v England - MCG

Problem is we have no spinners to take pressure off the seam bowlers. Leech not good enough

So very limited options
by Down_Rover
Fri Dec 17, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: pre register covid for Villa
Replies: 50
Views: 1850

Re: pre register covid for Villa

Assume this message is aimed at Villa supporters who will be registered with their club in the same way as we have Clarets Numbers linked to a the season ticket. Just show the C-19 pass from the NHS App which is proof of your vaccination status. You must be right. Villa do not have our email addres...
by Down_Rover
Thu Dec 16, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Away tickets not available
Replies: 10
Views: 1350

Re: Away tickets not available

Down_Rover wrote:
Wed Dec 15, 2021 7:23 pm
My Villa tickets not arrived yet despite purchasing on Dec 2
Arrived today. Probably the Royal snail's fault then. But i will check the postmark when I get home
by Down_Rover
Thu Dec 16, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 4-2-3-1 ?
Replies: 15
Views: 947

Re: 4-2-3-1 ?

Just about to watch Arsenal V West Ham (sadly) and I notice both teams are using a 4-2-3-1 formation Not that we ever will but what would your Burnley team be in a 4-2-3-1 formation. Mine would be Pope Lowton Tarks Mee Taylor Cork Brownhill Cornet Westwood. McNeil Wood Much harder to select than us...
by Down_Rover
Thu Dec 16, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Christmas Quiz
Replies: 22
Views: 1132

Re: Christmas Quiz

I had a team called Sahara Forestry Commission
by Down_Rover
Wed Dec 15, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Away tickets not available
Replies: 10
Views: 1350

Re: Away tickets not available

My Villa tickets not arrived yet despite purchasing on Dec 2
by Down_Rover
Wed Dec 15, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League on hold
Replies: 66
Views: 5273

Re: Premier League on hold

PL Rules are too lax, incompetent
by Down_Rover
Wed Dec 15, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Longside enterance
Replies: 21
Views: 2573

Re: Longside enterance

Why Tarks and Jayrod?

Need new ones for next season
by Down_Rover
Wed Dec 15, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 10 year EPL Finance Stats from Swiss Ramble
Replies: 22
Views: 1238

Re: 10 year EPL Finance Stats from Swiss Ramble

Indeed. But this is my point. When the gamble pays off, its well worth it. And just look at the number of clubs who have gambled over the years. And compare it to the number who have actually completely folded and ceased to exist (6 since 1992). None of them were Championship clubs. Loads of Champi...
by Down_Rover
Wed Dec 15, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 10 year EPL Finance Stats from Swiss Ramble
Replies: 22
Views: 1238

Re: 10 year EPL Finance Stats from Swiss Ramble

Roosterbooster wrote:
Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:57 pm
Surely because of current / recent success though?

This success has translated into revenue growing at a rate far more than wages for them
That is exactly why their wages to turnover ratio is low
by Down_Rover
Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 10 year EPL Finance Stats from Swiss Ramble
Replies: 22
Views: 1238

Re: 10 year EPL Finance Stats from Swiss Ramble

Operating profit is from normal trading activities

Profit is from all sources, ie includes profit on player sales.
by Down_Rover
Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 10 year EPL Finance Stats from Swiss Ramble
Replies: 22
Views: 1238

Re: 10 year EPL Finance Stats from Swiss Ramble

Incredible that our profits are comparable to Arsenal over 10 years. Also interesting that most our profit is from Player Sales. But perhaps the most startling thing is which teams are at the top and bottom of the wage to turnover ratio. The "top 6" are all running below 65% (well within the recomm...
by Down_Rover
Thu Dec 09, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fathers and Sons that have played for the same club
Replies: 61
Views: 1435

Re: Fathers and Sons that have played for the same club

TheFamilyCat wrote:
Wed Dec 08, 2021 10:05 pm
Derek and Chris Scott

Did David Miller play for Burnley? I remember him playing against us.
yes three generations

Brian Miller grandad
David Miller son
Derek Scott son in law
Chris and Paul Scott Grandchildren
by Down_Rover
Thu Dec 09, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Plan B and going to the Turf
Replies: 245
Views: 8835

Re: Plan B and going to the Turf

The instructions ask you to pre-register your COVID status before the match. I assume this expects you to download a pass before each game
by Down_Rover
Thu Dec 09, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Players in Champions League
Replies: 23
Views: 719

Re: Burnley Players in Champions League

Tall Paul wrote:
Thu Dec 09, 2021 1:30 pm
Are you sure?

https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleagu ... 11%2findex
Oops sorry you are right, that makes 16

I did not expect to be right, I only got 13
by Down_Rover
Thu Dec 09, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Players in Champions League
Replies: 23
Views: 719

Re: Burnley Players in Champions League

Here is my List Lindegaard Hart Heaton Trippier Lennon robinson ings defour Cornet Crouch Bardsley Eagles Drinkwater Well done to those that added Nkoudo Vossen Pieters, Flanagan, Arfield did not play in Champions League Djemba Djema and sadly RVS were pre our premier League life So 15 in total, any...
by Down_Rover
Thu Dec 09, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Players in Champions League
Replies: 23
Views: 719

Re: Burnley Players in Champions League

Hart yes, 2 more keepers
by Down_Rover
Thu Dec 09, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Players in Champions League
Replies: 23
Views: 719

Re: Burnley Players in Champions League

Crouch yes.

I have 6 more including 3 keepers
by Down_Rover
Thu Dec 09, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Players in Champions League
Replies: 23
Views: 719

Re: Burnley Players in Champions League

claret2018 wrote:
Thu Dec 09, 2021 10:12 am
Heaton
Grant?
Trippier
Cornet
Defour
Lennon
Bardsley?

Struggling!
Not Grant, but the other 6 are right according to wikipedia
by Down_Rover
Thu Dec 09, 2021 9:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Players in Champions League
Replies: 23
Views: 719

Burnley Players in Champions League

I was trying to work out how many players who had been on Burnley's books since our first promotion in 2009 who has also played in the Champions League

I got as far as 13

Can anyone beat that?
by Down_Rover
Fri Dec 03, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So that’s it…. What now?
Replies: 50
Views: 3544

Re: So that’s it…. What now?

it is far too early for must win games.

WE could lose tomorrow and still climb out of the bottom 3 by beating Watford in a couple of weeks

there is a long way to go
by Down_Rover
Tue Nov 30, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MATCH OFF.
Replies: 709
Views: 22031

Re: MATCH OFF.

ecc wrote:
Tue Nov 30, 2021 2:05 pm
"I didn't add them its simple math IanMcl (also a standard pub quiz question 🤭🤭🤭) 37 x 18
36+1
35+2 down to 19+18
etc etc
= 666"

Maths.
Simple Maths. The sum of integers starting from 1 is n(n+1)/2, therefore 36x37/2, ie 666
by Down_Rover
Tue Nov 30, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting Burnley stat
Replies: 50
Views: 2476

Re: Interesting Burnley stat

Newcastleclaret93 wrote:
Tue Nov 30, 2021 1:21 pm
I find the second stat about winning possession in the final third very interesting. Shows that we are pressing very effectively
It is probably because we are one of very few teams who never play out from the back. Some of our opponents are dreadful at playing out from the back
by Down_Rover
Thu Nov 18, 2021 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matej Vydra
Replies: 39
Views: 4993

Re: Matej Vydra

NZ fixtures are generally easier Wood has played more minutes per game Wood is an out and out striker Just scoring goals doesn't mean you've played well Chris Wood has scored more international goals than Jimmy Greaves. Doesn't mean he's a better player https://www.premierleague.com/players/3756/Ch...
by Down_Rover
Wed Nov 17, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matej Vydra
Replies: 39
Views: 4993

Re: Matej Vydra

Vydra 10 PL Goals in 92 games, 7 goals for Czech Republic in 45 games
Wood 49 goals in 148 games, 27 goals for NZ in 60 games

Yet Vydra regularly outstrips Wood on player ratings

Explain please
by Down_Rover
Wed Nov 17, 2021 1:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matej Vydra
Replies: 39
Views: 4993

Re: Matej Vydra

1989_claret wrote:
Wed Nov 17, 2021 11:30 am
If he had had more game time i think he'd have scored with the last minute lob at Chelsea.

I'd also 100% be offering him a new contract but yeah whether he accepts it is another question.
Sure. A 5 goal a season striker is just what we need