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by summitclaret
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bramall Lane
Replies: 22
Views: 963

Re: Bramall Lane

I remember chatting to Barry Kilby about the FA Cup tie there in 1962. I was with my dad stood in a corner but he told me he was sat in the cricket pavilion with his dad. It was a hell of a distance away from the football pitch that's for sure. If Sheffield United were losing in the closing stages ...
by summitclaret
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10860
Views: 194507

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Who in their right mind thinks vital meds will go via Dover when there are other ports and airplanes? Answer someone that wants there to be a problem and to say I told you so.
by summitclaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10860
Views: 194507

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

You're correct, but as I implied, (but Summit claret didn't address): if they were standing - effectively as joint Tory / BP candidates then to give Johnson a majority in Parliament on they would have to vote with the Tories on every issue So whilst they might not personally have any clue or intere...
by summitclaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10860
Views: 194507

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Its not this simple , but if we have a free trade deal ways can be found to sort the border. Its a serious issue but it's basically been a construct to keep us half in by May and Hammond etc from day 1.
by summitclaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10860
Views: 194507

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Devils_Advocate wrote:Fudged in what way and im probably just having a brain freeze but what does PD stand for?


Political Declaration.
by summitclaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10860
Views: 194507

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

And as I said, or implied, there's absolutely no way that a significant number of current Tory MPs will stand on a manifesto that states we "will leave without a deal". Additionally, how would the Tories standing aside in Burnley help them achieve an overall majority? And if you start arg...
by summitclaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10860
Views: 194507

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

What about the backstop / good friday agreement, how do you think that will be settled as part of the deal? It will be fudged on the basis that the PD makes clear that we will be getting a FTD. The main thing is that it is a brexiteer leading phase 2 and not May. There's about 30 Labour mps ready t...
by summitclaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10860
Views: 194507

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Problem for the Conservatives is that they won't be able to unite over any manifesto. Clarke, Morgan, Grieve, Greening, Stewart and quite a lot of others won't fight an election on a "no deal" manifesto, and they are highly unlikely to lose their seats either, so when you factor that in a...
by summitclaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10860
Views: 194507

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I can't believe that people think that the HOC would vote to revoke A50 without another referundum.
by summitclaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'
Replies: 113
Views: 6692

Re: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:I honestly have no idea when they even bother following the clubs results, everything seems to upset them from the board. the managers comments and methods, the lack of ambition, the age of players and probably more things.


Stop moaning fgs. ☺
by summitclaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'
Replies: 113
Views: 6692

Re: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'

What release clause? So there is not one then? It was widely reported in the press that there was. For Tarks. I would be surprised and delighted if we got him to sign a 4 year deal without one . If we did why the hell would we contemplate selling him? Like every other claret I just want what's best...
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'
Replies: 113
Views: 6692

Re: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'

No it doesn't work like that, does on occasions with some players but generally not. The point I'm making is you can't wait to have a go at the club for not signing a player but make no comment at all when the club have kept players that others have wanted to sign from us. I have said before that I...
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'
Replies: 113
Views: 6692

Re: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'

And if it was Phillips then he made it clear that Leeds didn't want to sell. Similar to us I suppose with Tarky and McNeil for whom we clearly received offers. Should we have sold them just as Leeds should have sold Phillips? I expect he had a release clause value just like I assume our 2 had and t...
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'
Replies: 113
Views: 6692

Re: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'

Indeed and regarding BOTs other clarification for dummies, he said on wages: "Often I read fans saying we couldn't compete on wages and that is normally not the case any more, it is more whether there is a willing seller." Well there won't be if we remain so cautious. Phillips should have...
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Antwerp in for Defour
Replies: 102
Views: 5382

Re: Antwerp in for Defour

Some weird comments on here. Defour has not been injured on purpose. He was probably the main factor when we got as high as 4th at Christmas and ended up in the Europa league. That first half of the season he was one of the best players not just for us but in the league. Therefore he was a factor i...
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Antwerp in for Defour
Replies: 102
Views: 5382

Re: Antwerp in for Defour

The best solution for all concerned would be to get him fit for the January window - no risks in the meantime. Defour gets a decent move - almost certainly back to Belgium we free-up a significant salary so that we can sign a fourth CM - be that Drinkwater or someone else we identify between now an...
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Antwerp in for Defour
Replies: 102
Views: 5382

Re: Antwerp in for Defour

AndyClaret wrote:His agent says he wants to stay and get fit for Burnley.


I bet he does on his salary.
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Antwerp in for Defour
Replies: 102
Views: 5382

Re: Antwerp in for Defour

They've certainly enquired about him. To be honest, I can see him returning to Belgium either now, in January or at the end of the season. Antwerp is a possibility but I think his preferred destination would be Mechelen. Don't know how far he is from fitness though, SD seems to be implying months r...
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Antwerp in for Defour
Replies: 102
Views: 5382

Re: Antwerp in for Defour

ZizkovClaret wrote:I'll be gutted to see him leave, as i have been to see him not play for us for much of his time here. We can't carry a wage like that, it is simply economics


Sadly I agree it's time to plan for the future. Actually its a year late but we got away with it.
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Antwerp in for Defour
Replies: 102
Views: 5382

Re: Antwerp in for Defour

Falcon wrote:Doubt he'd pass any medical


Maybe he will. Suspect a big part of his issues are not being in Belgium
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drinkwater - bench this weekend?
Replies: 31
Views: 2494

Re: Drinkwater - bench this weekend?

I like JBG but i am expecting Hendrick to play as a narrow wide right on Saturday for obvious reasons.
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley - top of the league?
Replies: 13
Views: 1454

Re: Burnley - top of the league?

Steve1956 wrote:As long as we all have a hole in our bottoms we are never going to beat these, they always find away against us,they are our bogey side.


We need Cork then !
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drinkwater - bench this weekend?
Replies: 31
Views: 2494

Re: Drinkwater - bench this weekend?

It will be odd if he is not on the bench on Saturday.
by summitclaret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche's Transfer History - Quick Question
Replies: 20
Views: 817

Re: Sean Dyche's Transfer History - Quick Question

ClaretTony wrote:His first striker signing was Ashley Barnes


And he came from hell
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BREAKING NEWS: Drinkwater signs to fill the midfield gap
Replies: 245
Views: 9409

Re: BREAKING NEWS: Drinkwater signs to fill the midfield gap

Agreed and we can now use in game subs in cm, something we have not been able to do for ages, unlike probably any other professional/semi team in the world. ☺☺☺☺ For example having used DD to create a goal we can bring Cork on to use his super reading of the game when he has fresh legs to see out a...
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BREAKING NEWS: Drinkwater signs to fill the midfield gap
Replies: 245
Views: 9409

Re: BREAKING NEWS: Drinkwater signs to fill the midfield gap

Some heads need wobbling to Richter scale level! All signings carry a risk but this is one that ticks so many boxes that needed to be ticked, it’s madness to see this as anything other than a positive signing. I’d be amazed if we’ve not discussed / considered a longer term option here. The impact o...
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BREAKING NEWS: Drinkwater signs to fill the midfield gap
Replies: 245
Views: 9409

Re: BREAKING NEWS: Drinkwater signs to fill the midfield gap

Some strange comments on this thread Could we afford to sign him outright - no Would he have wanted to come even if we had - unlikely Is he the highest quality midfielder we've been seriously linked with in this window - yes Is the team/squad stronger with his addition - undoubtedly have we missed ...
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2 great windows business wise
Replies: 44
Views: 2344

Re: 2 great windows business wise

I would give a score of 8 - 10 with the excellent signings of Jay Rodriguez and Danny Drinkwater and also taking into account we kept Tarkowski and McNeill And Peters seems a very good back up to Charlie Taylor and in Nick Pope we have a much younger and excellent replacement for Tom Heaton So yes ...
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

rob63 wrote:Thank God it's not at Blackburn - he wouldn't be out till the January window........if at all! :)


It will be Accy, he bw in and out in time for tipping point.
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

:D :D :D This is why you struggle. People knew we needed someone in, but rational folk would say wait til the end of the window before judging. You seem to cry all the way through the window and then when it turns out ok try and turn it on others for being patient I never said we would not sign som...
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

----------------------POPE --LOWTON--TARKOWSKI--MEE---TAYLOR ----------WESTWOOD----DRINKWATER --GUDMUNDSSON------------------MCNEIL -------------BARNES----------WOOD Hart, Gibson, Pieters, Cork, Hendrick, Lennon, Rodriguez Anyone else feel this looks sexual? That's 4 England internationals on the b...
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Hibsclaret wrote:All the moaning from the doom mongers and we now have an excellent window. Well done to all concerned and UTC


All that crap from those saying we could make do with 3 for cm. Seems like a waste a waste of clapping.
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Summit doesn’t get ‘happy clappers’ does he. Summit, a happy clapper supports the club, the players in a positive way, the board, the management team and the manager. No names, the names don’t matter. When things get tough we prefer to show empathy and understanding with how difficult it is for our...
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Not true at all and if we get Drinkwater I will have plenty as long as we keep Tarks. I will also be bashing the happy clappers that have tried to say that we don't need to have 4 for cm.
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Spijed wrote:In what way did we get away with it?


2 wins against Cardiff away from the drop.
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Deadline Day
Replies: 100
Views: 7064

Re: Transfer Deadline Day

You bring someone else in when you have injuries - it's not like cb at all because you can change system and play with one striker should there be a crisis. I was just suggesting that it is some considerable time ago that we weren't able to play two strikers due to injuries. Yes but that takes us a...
by summitclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Deadline Day
Replies: 100
Views: 7064

Re: Transfer Deadline Day

ClaretTony wrote:Looking back at who has and who hasn't played up front, I can't see having three is asking for any trouble.


What about injuries etc? Surely we need 4 for every position especially strikers with a 442 system. It's just like cm and cb.
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Tall Paul wrote:Probably because those players won't be any better than the ones we already have.


And you still don't get it. Better ideally but as good as or the potential to be so will do when we are down 1 in cm will do if it has to.
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

ClaretAndJew wrote:My guess?

One year Jones deal

Vydra leaves

Two younger players leave on loan. Deadline done.


Well at least Jones signing would prove the point many of us have been making i.e. that we need 4 specialists for cm. It would of course be an epic fail.
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Not disheartening at all. I just understand our club, the size of it and how difficult it is for us. The ones who have problems or who are disheartened are those who, in my view, are totally unrealistic. Don’t think I don’t get just as frustrated as everyone else though but I do think that if we ca...
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

It's pretty disheartening to see that CT seems to be indicating albeit in code, that we ain't going to get what we need in cm and even worse, it is going to get worse in the future.
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I think your opinion is wrong. There is a level of risk you can take and then there is trying to sign a player who will improve your team at this level. Often, and I know it’s proving to be the case, we can’t afford some of those players. If necessary I'd sign one that was not yet an improvement so...
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Or we could play the central midfielder we already have on our books who you seem to have conveniently left out of your post. McNeil also played in centre mid a few times for the u23s just in case we are unlucky enough to have 2 out of the other 3 injured or suspended and then Benson as a possible ...
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I don’t think it’s the recruitment, I think it is more an inability to fund the signings. Year by year it is getting far more difficult. You can identify players and you can select the ones you want to sign but if those signings are too costly for us then we just can’t sign them. It's more the Boar...
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

"just one midfielder" that has to fit the Dyche mould, be willing to move to the area, accept the wages on offer and the clubs to agree a deal. Not always straight forward, I can only imagine! Its not straight forward but if we don't it will be an epic fail. The defence for which appears ...
by summitclaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

So what happened to £150m value of promotion to the Premier League? We've reduced our wage bill, Spent a total of £6.5m without taking into account any fee for Vokes, had a profit of over £30m at the last audit and yet we still can't afford a midfielder even as back up. Surely Burnley aren't that u...
by summitclaret
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I thought I had seen it all, but we now have people trying to defend the possible resigning of Jonah instead of a ready made prem cm or someone for the future. Some people are so easy to please that it beggars belief.
by summitclaret
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 428777

Re: DAEL FRY

Bye bye Tarks
by summitclaret
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wayne Rooney to the Championship
Replies: 64
Views: 4489

Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Rooney in a 2 man cm. Perfect. Not.
by summitclaret
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wayne Rooney to the Championship
Replies: 64
Views: 4489

Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

randomclaret2 wrote:Could do a job in midfield...


Sorry but he is **** in midfield but thinks he is great. This is a none story to try to deflect from our poor window so far.

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