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by burnleymik
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Laurence Fox
Replies: 45
Views: 1968

Re: Laurence Fox

CombatClaret wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:34 pm
Sums it up nicely

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I wonder if the lady in the bottom left was clapping? Why leave her out? Seems convenient....
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Laurence Fox
Replies: 45
Views: 1968

Re: Laurence Fox

MM who has largely been getting her head down :lol: There were plenty of attacks on Kate, mainly around her being a supposed gold digger and they went after her mother pretty hard too. Very selective memory from some people and if you want to go further back Meghan hasn't had a patch on what happen...
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Laurence Fox
Replies: 45
Views: 1968

Re: Laurence Fox

What's that supposed to mean? There have been a number of very public racist incidents recently - and increases in people reporting such. Keep denouncing it as rubbish doesnt make it not exist. Is the press racist? Probably some element of institutional racism in there but thats almost impossible t...
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC - The Decade
Replies: 6
Views: 394

Phil Bird: Burnley, The Decade

They should play this on the big screen, full volume before the match tomorrow:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZOvVuqyCF4

Excellent stuff Mr Bird.
by burnleymik
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your team v Leicester
Replies: 32
Views: 1421

Re: Your team v Leicester

Pope
Bardsley Tarks Mee Taylor
Westwood Cork
Jayrod Vydra Mcneil
Wood
by burnleymik
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 120
Views: 4560

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

Had we beaten Villa on New Years Day I doubt the sudden current negativity would have existed at all. It's one defeat in what most thought was a winnable game. I can't see why there was an expectation for the other games especially when Everton were under new management and the others were establis...
by burnleymik
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 120
Views: 4560

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

Stayingup wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:15 pm
If Vydra doent suit the style and tactics why was he bought I wonder?
That's the 10 million pound question!
by burnleymik
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 120
Views: 4560

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

That's not really the case, we outspend pretty much all of the Championship clubs on wages by a pretty hefty margin (we probably spend nigh on double what Leeds spend for instance). The only exceptions may be clubs that have just been relegated from the premier league and are carrying a hefty wage ...
by burnleymik
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Billy Mercer
Replies: 8
Views: 1955

Billy Mercer

Has been at the club exactly 10 years today according to the BFC twitter feed.

Surely one of the best in the business. Some incredible achievements.

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by burnleymik
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 120
Views: 4560

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

The one thing to come out of all this on Saturday is that it is clear that as long as Dyche is the manager there is no fututre for Vydra at the club. It must be personal. His ability can't seriously be questioned can it with 20 odd goals in his last 'proper' season, albeit in the Championship. I ge...
by burnleymik
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 230
Views: 11890

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Wow...

How many fans look like they are heading to the exit? :shock:

Drinkwater is shocking hahahaha
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The thread we've been waiting for (while the board was down): Matt Lowton
Replies: 39
Views: 3297

Re: The thread we've been waiting for (while the board was down): Matt Lowton

Lowtons done a great job for us over his time here, but his confidence is shot and he looks a shadow of his former self. I think almost every clarets fan realises how much we need a right back. We have a wealth of options for left-back!
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 120
Views: 4560

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

ksrclaret wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:00 pm
Make them watch the video of how Southampton beat Leicester today. Their energy and desire
This is something that worries me, the energy and desire both seem to be at a low right now. We have to get out of this funk and Sean has to make that happen.
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 120
Views: 4560

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

Freshen up with a new signing or two. Keep the faith, there are more then enough chances to get the the points. What position do you prioritise and suggestions for players? I suppose it's easy for us to say "new signings", but where are players that we can afford and are good enough to improve our ...
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 120
Views: 4560

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

Drop down . . . . . . . . . . Come back up. Worse things have happened! Haha. love the optimism, but the championship looks bloody tough and many of the top teams already have larger wage budgets than we do in the Prem. I worry that if we fall coming back up is not a given, by any means.
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 120
Views: 4560

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

For the people suggesting we spend money, who would you buy and what areas of the team do you prioritise, remembering we are in a relegation battle and we don't want to over-commit?
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted
Replies: 388
Views: 11821

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted

Ahh well, never expected anything in terms of results, just wanted to see more of a fight from the players.
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 120
Views: 4560

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

LawsCanalJump wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:50 pm
Change the system..
What would you change it to?
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 120
Views: 4560

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

We have turned bad runs around before though? Will a signing really make enough of a difference to change this?
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted
Replies: 388
Views: 11821

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted

Starting to wonder if the players have turned on Dyche? I mean I know they aren't world beaters, but there seems to be a distinct lack of effort. Effort and hard work was something we were always about, that seems to have gone?
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 120
Views: 4560

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

cockneyclaret wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:39 pm
Replace SD? Freshen things up??
Surely replacing Dyche would be the worst of all options right now?
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 120
Views: 4560

How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

We know the next 3 games are tough and we seem to be really struggling to change our fortunes, we still have time to save ourselves, so...

If you were Dyche, what would you do?
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted
Replies: 388
Views: 11821

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted

Chelsea could have had 6 here easily. Good job they are fluffing so many good opportunities.
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted
Replies: 388
Views: 11821

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted

Feels hopeless at the moment. Really hope we can turn this round, but if we keep doing what we are I can;t see how it can.
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted
Replies: 388
Views: 11821

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted

That pass from Wood to Ben Mee summed it up for us... wow. 5 yard pass... bloody hell lads come on.
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted
Replies: 388
Views: 11821

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted

Lennon gets a yellow for exactly the same type of challenge on McNeil that was let go minutes ago.
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted
Replies: 388
Views: 11821

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted

Late on McNeil.. nothing given. Shyte officiating today.
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted
Replies: 388
Views: 11821

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted

..and of course VAR goes the way of Chelsea.
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted
Replies: 388
Views: 11821

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted

..and it gets worse :(
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted
Replies: 388
Views: 11821

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted

Pope taking a bung, that was incredibly strange?
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted
Replies: 388
Views: 11821

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted

jesus wept. Tarks slip, Pope makes a mess and Mee left it thinking Pope has it covered. Calamitous.
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted
Replies: 388
Views: 11821

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted

VAR is awful A very tight offside that looks like it should have gone our way disallowed, then a terrible penalty decision against us. I thought VAR was supposed to even the playing field for the smaller teams? Disgrace.
by burnleymik
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted
Replies: 388
Views: 11821

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lampard's Embargo lifted

Got in late. How are we playing?
by burnleymik
Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 878
Views: 93344

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Gabriel barbosa is being let go by inter, the player wants to come to England, and would be available for a cut price deal. This is the type of player we should be targeting. Young, had potential but lost his way a bit and is significantly better than what we have. I am sure I saw something before ...
by burnleymik
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 878
Views: 93344

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

summitclaret wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:14 pm
or proper nr 10 player in the last 3 windows.
We have them IMO, we just don't use them, unfortunately. As suggested, McNeil, Jayrod and Vydra could all probably do a decnt job in that role, but it's just not how we are set up to play.
by burnleymik
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team v Chelski
Replies: 47
Views: 1880

Re: Team v Chelski

Goobs wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:22 pm
Assuming everyone is fit barring those we know won't make it

Pope
Bardsley Tarks Mee Taylor
Hendrick Westwood Cork McNeil
JRod Wood
No point even guessing.

It's absolutely nailed on to be this, unless Bardsley is still ill and then Lowton will be back.... :shock:
by burnleymik
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC Sport Premier League Predictions
Replies: 2
Views: 368

Re: BBC Sport Premier League Predictions

:lol: Well that's the kiss of death. Didn't every candidate Hugh Grant campaigned for, lose their seat at the General Election?
by burnleymik
Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should We Boycott Cyprus
Replies: 140
Views: 3637

Re: Should We Boycott Cyprus

Really tough one. Heard the girls friend on the radio this morning, she was treated awfully. It seems there is plenty of evidence suggesting the court got this one wrong and not only that the way the police and justice system behaved leaves a lot to be desired, at best.
by burnleymik
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson wants to leave Burnley
Replies: 95
Views: 5851

Re: Gibson wants to leave Burnley

So let's just have a look at this: a Norwich 'target' is reported to be unhappy at his current club by a Norwich rag. I think this comes under the heading of 'nothing to see here, move along'. No, the "Norwich rag" had taken the information from the Mirror story. They didn't just make it up, but I ...
by burnleymik
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson wants to leave Burnley
Replies: 95
Views: 5851

Gibson wants to leave Burnley

According to the mirror and

https://readnorwich.com/2020/01/07/norw ... his-month/

I can understand he wants first team football, would be a big loss to us, especially if it is Norwich who come in for him.
by burnleymik
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm Drinkwater return
Replies: 98
Views: 4513

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm Drinkwater return

Why would Villa want a midfielder who couldn't even break into the Burnley first team?
by burnleymik
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm Drinkwater return
Replies: 98
Views: 4513

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm Drinkwater return

It's in all the papers now that Drinkwater has undertaken a medical and will sign for the rest of the season. Most of them seem to think that Villa are picking up the full tab with respect to wages. According to the Birmingham Mail, this would put him on a par with the club's top earner, which alle...
by burnleymik
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche - "Mike Rigg has had it tougher than expected"
Replies: 168
Views: 7381

Re: Dyche - "Mike Rigg has had it tougher than expected"

I understand the markets are tough and we are struggling recruiting, but they need to think about the alternative because even in the championship, the leading sides are spending incredible sums of money. So, the alternative is that our recruitment and finances are only suitable for the lower half o...
by burnleymik
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche - "Mike Rigg has had it tougher than expected"
Replies: 168
Views: 7381

Re: Dyche - "Mike Rigg has had it tougher than expected"

jrgbfc wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:27 pm
charging kids to be mascots etc etc. Little things like that can tell you a hell of a lot.

To be absolutely fair that isn't true. The money raised from those fees go to the Burnley FC in the Community team, the charity, not to the club.
by burnleymik
Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: EXPLORING THE LOAN MARKET
Replies: 43
Views: 2081

Re: EXPLORING THE LOAN MARKET

Dyche is the wrong man to develop younger player or indeed play them. He is a footballing dinosaur who prefers older cloggers who work hard. Not sure about this. Dwight has come on leaps and bounds over the last year or so. I do agree, in a roundabout way, that he prefers his journeymen, but I don'...
by burnleymik
Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche "intrigued" with Vydra reception
Replies: 97
Views: 5963

Re: Dyche "intrigued" with Vydra reception

I think it's more they (the fans) want to see what he can do. We have seen what he did for Derby and he clearly has talent and when your front men are out of form, struggling and niggled with injuries, and you have someone with talent on the bench you want to see them given a chance. If he has a few...
by burnleymik
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Toney yes or no
Replies: 47
Views: 2834

Re: Toney yes or no

boyyanno wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:46 pm
Who on earth is James Bowen? Do you mean Jarrod Bowen?
..or Jim? I mean, just look what you could of won!
by burnleymik
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Erik Pieters
Replies: 49
Views: 2987

Re: Erik Pieters

FWIW I don't dislike Pieters, I think he can do a job for us, I just think Charlie is a better all round player.
by burnleymik
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Erik Pieters
Replies: 49
Views: 2987

Re: Erik Pieters

What was the point again? It’s funny how that gets lost when you have evidence to prove that you are talking nonsense The point was about Taylor and Mcneil and I supplied you evidence that Mcneil's best performances have come with Taylor behind him. Was Pieters here last season when Dwight was doin...