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by Sproggy
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season tickets
Replies: 37
Views: 1690

Re: Season tickets

We've been in the JMU for the last 12 years or so but the kids are at an age now where it's cheaper for us to move across to the Cricketfield. What's the process - we want to do a stand-swap not a seat swap?
by Sproggy
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa vs Spurs / Arsenal vs Newcastle
Replies: 106
Views: 3129

Re: Villa vs Spurs / Arsenal vs Newcastle

Some here would be creaming themselves with a £142million transfer window. It. Gaurantees. Nothing. And they only moan louder when it all fell apart than if we spent nothing at all. There's quite a range between Peter Crouch on a free and £142 million. Not everyone who was questioning our recruitme...
by Sproggy
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everything thats wrong with the modern game
Replies: 34
Views: 1987

Re: Everything thats wrong with the modern game

The money is only going to go up when the Premier League get their act together and start streaming their own content.
by Sproggy
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HS2
Replies: 57
Views: 2507

Re: HS2

Yep. Start saving up.
by Sproggy
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HS2
Replies: 57
Views: 2507

Re: HS2

I travel from Leeds to London fairly regularly. The service is, on the whole excellent. I really don't see the need to spend billions to shave 15 minutes off the journey. It "shaves" nearly an hour off the time from Leeds to London. It massively increases the capacity on the main lines running Nort...
by Sproggy
Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Vehicle
Replies: 147
Views: 5467

Re: Electric Vehicle

Electric cars aren't quite as environmentally friendly as advertised.

https://www.wired.co.uk/article/lithium ... ent-impact

We desperately need a breakthrough in battery technology.
by Sproggy
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Standing up for the lads could return soon
Replies: 20
Views: 1050

Re: ARTICLE: Standing up for the lads could return soon

winsomeyen wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:10 pm
Would safe standing increase the ground capacity?
Don't think it can with rail seats as it would still be one person per seat, even if you don't use it.

Is there a concept of safe standing where the barriers are there but without the seats?
by Sproggy
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: financial table
Replies: 42
Views: 2808

Re: financial table

CombatClaret wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:26 pm

City's owner 375x richer than ours.

This should be stickied every transfer window.
Especially when we're constantly going head to head with City for new players. I'm still astounded that we beat them to the signature of Josh Brownhill.
by Sproggy
Fri Feb 07, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Begum ‘risk of hanging’
Replies: 513
Views: 11929

Re: Begum ‘risk of hanging’

She didn't want to. You have obviously been through a lot over the last few years. Can you describe what it has been like to live with and under the Islamic State? At first it was nice, it was like how they showed it in the videos, like 'come, make a family together'. Then afterwards, things got har...
by Sproggy
Fri Feb 07, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Begum ‘risk of hanging’
Replies: 513
Views: 11929

Re: Begum ‘risk of hanging’

I see that she's lost her first appeal against overturning the decision to strip her of UK citizenship. (As an aside, it's strange how many posters think a 15 year old girl is mature enough to decide to join ISIS but a 16 year old boy isn't mature enough to decide to text a politician.) She probabl...
by Sproggy
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Problems for the SNP ...
Replies: 81
Views: 2623

Re: Problems for the SNP ...

There's a full transcript in the Scottish Sun.
by Sproggy
Thu Feb 06, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Problems for the SNP ...
Replies: 81
Views: 2623

Re: Problems for the SNP ...

Messages started on 2nd August. He asked him his age on 18th September. In between he told the lad he was gay, asked for his mobile number (twice) and offered to take him to a rugby match.
by Sproggy
Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 22297
Views: 990199

Re: adeola friday

Stud
by Sproggy
Wed Feb 05, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lyrics you heard wrong
Replies: 73
Views: 1962

Re: Lyrics you heard wrong

I'm dotty on loneliness, motorcycle emptiness - Manic Street Preachers

From above the shed it's a lonely view - Scar Tissue / Chili Peppers
by Sproggy
Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great Burnley tackles in pictures
Replies: 29
Views: 2638

Re: Great Burnley tackles in pictures

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by Sproggy
Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool's games until April
Replies: 33
Views: 1392

Re: Liverpool's games until April

I'm just glad that City aren't going to win it.
by Sproggy
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Arsenal - Player Ratings
Replies: 71
Views: 3701

Re: Burnley v Arsenal - Player Ratings

Pope 9
Lowton 9
Mee 8
Tarkowski 9
Taylor 9
Hendrick 7
Cork 7
Westwood 8
McNeil 8
Wood 7
Rodriguez 9
by Sproggy
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 12
Views: 1379

Re: Israel Folau

There's not much point trying to argue with someone who's been brainwashed.
by Sproggy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220070

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

The average first team salary at Burnley these days is about £2 million. I'm sure Kev will be able to dip into his savings to help take his mind off his lack of game time whilst he was playing.
by Sproggy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings
Replies: 64
Views: 2751

Re: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings

Hart 4
Lowton 4
Tarkowski 7
Long 3
Pieters 4
Lennon 4
Westwood 4
Cork 4
Brady 4
Rodriguez 4
Wood 4

Vydra 4
Hendrick 4
by Sproggy
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings
Replies: 64
Views: 2751

Re: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings

He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty boy.
by Sproggy
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nixon
Replies: 66
Views: 7966

Re: Nixon

Nobody is giving it more focus than you.
by Sproggy
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nixon
Replies: 66
Views: 7966

Re: Nixon

Thanks Turtle.
by Sproggy
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nixon
Replies: 66
Views: 7966

Re: Nixon

I know, if only we had successful signings in the squad. Why can't we be like the other 19 clubs in the division who have a squad where everyone makes a contribution, especially those who sign for 5m. I mean not one club will have a player who has cost more than that, be paid more than he is and no...
by Sproggy
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nixon
Replies: 66
Views: 7966

Re: Nixon

2 loan fees, contributions to his wages during those loans and a profit on his fee would be highly amusing considering the guff posted about his signing. Aye, when you throw in the 66 minutes of football we got from him as well, it looks like a masterstroke. If only all our signings could be so suc...
by Sproggy
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Well done Jay Rod
Replies: 49
Views: 3435

Re: Well done Jay Rod

jrgbfc wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:51 am
Woods goal to games ratio since he signed has been great. 10 league goals already this season with no penalties playing for a team that doesn't create many chances isn't to be sniffed at.
Probably a good thing as his broken nose prevents him sniffing anything at the moment.
by Sproggy
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manchester United v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 67
Views: 3876

Re: Manchester United v Burnley - Player Ratings

Hard to pick faults in that, though when that Utd. team plays badly they are pretty ordinary. I thought we'd missed our chance to beat them at Turf Moor earlier in the season but that was exceptional last night. Pope 9 Lowton 9 Tarkowski 10 Mee 10 Taylor 9 Hendrick 9 Cork 9 Westwood 9 McNeil 9 Wood ...
by Sproggy
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The unsung hero
Replies: 41
Views: 3775

Re: The unsung hero

Think he was struggling with his nose again too. Did he take another bang on it during the game? It looks sore.
by Sproggy
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: One of the hardest things in management
Replies: 14
Views: 1211

Re: One of the hardest things in management

He hasn't done nothing though. He's playing Rodriguez instead of Barnes which appears to have completely change the way we're using the ball.
by Sproggy
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who's Going
Replies: 20
Views: 1630

Re: Who's Going

Yep I'll be there. The 1st time I'll have seen the Clarets at Old Trafford for about 36 years. Last time was a league cup tie where after we had taken the kick off Bryan Robson some how managed to chip Roger Hansbury and give Utd the lead after about 15 seconds. There was an up and coming youngster...
by Sproggy
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where Are All The Negatives Posters Now
Replies: 54
Views: 1899

Re: Where Are All The Negatives Posters Now

dandeclaret wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:41 pm
@Houseboy..... as a realist, where do you expect Burnley to be in the league?
Below West Ham but above Sheffield United. You?
by Sproggy
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venice tips
Replies: 27
Views: 917

Re: Venice tips

Don't go there on your honeymoon if it clashes with England playing Germany in a major tournament and get so drunk after England win that you end up sleeping in the bushes outside your hotel.
by Sproggy
Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings
Replies: 108
Views: 4068

Re: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings

Pope 10* - Match winning performance
Taylor 8
Bardsley 7
Mee 6
Tarkowski 7
Hendrick 7
Westwood 7
Cork 6
McNeil 6
Wood 7
Rodriguez 9 - forces us to play a bit more football when he drops deep
by Sproggy
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220070

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

Tall Paul wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:33 pm
Manchester City?
Yeah. Apart from Rodri (63 million), Cancelo (59 million), Mahrez (61 million) and Angelino (11m), City have done nothing to improve their first team.
by Sproggy
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220070

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

If we got to the FA cup final would you want us to play attractive football with the possibility of getting slaughtered like Watford did OR the small possibility of a goal from being more direct and hanging on to win by sticking everyone behind the ball? Commenting on the football on offer this sea...
by Sproggy
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quantum Physics BBC 4 (16.01.2020)
Replies: 45
Views: 1239

Re: Quantum Physics BBC 4 (16.01.2020)

Rowls, if your imagination is conjuring up some of the posters on here, you really need to speak to someone.....
by Sproggy
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Barnes to have hernia surgery
Replies: 141
Views: 4816

Re: ARTICLE: Barnes to have hernia surgery

COTC1882 presents the new face of positivity - we're the smallest team so we deserve to be at the bottom of the league so don't bother trying. Relegation is inevitable.
by Sproggy
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds bid for Bowen
Replies: 42
Views: 3187

Re: Leeds bid for Bowen

All transfers are a gamble, that's where our recruitment team step up and minimise the risk. But if we want to shop for higher-end players in the Championship, that's the going rate (and it's only going up). Maupay - Brighton 20 million from Brentford. McBurnie cost Sheff Utd 18m. Ryan Sessengnon 25...
by Sproggy
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220070

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

Not quite true. We've blown close to £50 million in fees and wages on players that have had a limited impact on the 1st team over the last couple of years. We have money and do pay good wages, we've just failed to spend it well.
by Sproggy
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Barnes to have hernia surgery
Replies: 141
Views: 4816

Re: ARTICLE: Barnes to have hernia surgery

>evolving the whole club gradually as time goes by

Do you think we've done that successfully over the last 18 months?
by Sproggy
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight
Replies: 76
Views: 6628

Re: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight

Indeed it will. Yet if you look at pretty much any other professional football club in the world, 90% of their benches will be less valuable. We only play the teams in our league. Yes, but that wasn't the point. We have people on here claiming we don't have a pot to p*ss in, when in reality we have ...
by Sproggy
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Price Of Football.... Burnley
Replies: 50
Views: 2787

Re: The Price Of Football.... Burnley

It's tough to name a club that has only successes in their transfer dealings though (or even many that have a better success:failure rate than us). Agreed. But our success:failure rate is nil:something over the last 3 windows as far as the first team is concerned (though I'm doing JayRod a bit of a...
by Sproggy
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Price Of Football.... Burnley
Replies: 50
Views: 2787

Re: The Price Of Football.... Burnley

Which makes it all the more bizarre that we've blown the best part of 50 million quid over the last few transfer windows on players that haven't made a significant impact on the first team.
by Sproggy
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 22297
Views: 990199

Re: adeola friday

Caroline
by Sproggy
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight
Replies: 76
Views: 6628

Re: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight

> We have been financially prudent to the detriment of our play and the league in general.

Have we? Vydra, Gibson, Hart, Drinkwater, Lennon, Wells haven't been cheap and their impact has been negligible.
by Sproggy
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight
Replies: 76
Views: 6628

Re: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight

Burnleyareback2 wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:36 am
Err... have a look at 90% of the benches in the premier league, ours will still be one if the least valuable.
Indeed it will. Yet if you look at pretty much any other professional football club in the world, 90% of their benches will be less valuable.
by Sproggy
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight
Replies: 76
Views: 6628

Re: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight

You're right of course, but if we want full backs and centre backs who Pope can pass it off to and who won't panic, who then play it up to a guy close to the centre circle who holds it up and lays it off and then that player brings the winger into play and the winger skips past one man and plays an...
by Sproggy
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight
Replies: 76
Views: 6628

Re: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight

Burnleyareback2 wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:03 pm
We should all celebrate the most sensible post on here for weeks.

Can JohnMac be given some sort of gold status?
With that attitude he could probably get a place on the board.
by Sproggy
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: \burnley are facing a battle to survive in the Premier Lge
Replies: 87
Views: 3819

Re: \burnley are facing a battle to survive in the Premier Lge

Of course we're a good career move. Small squad, Premier league football, 50k a week. Where we are or might be in 2 years is irrelevant. "Burnley are in for you. Treble your money."; "No thanks, I'll stay at Brentford - much safer to stay in the Championship than to risk relegation from the Prem in ...
by Sproggy
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: \burnley are facing a battle to survive in the Premier Lge
Replies: 87
Views: 3819

Re: \burnley are facing a battle to survive in the Premier Lge

Who then? Let’s have some examples of players that would improve us and accept the pay structure..... Aaron Mooy would improve our midfield and Philip Billing at 16m wasn't out of our reach and would play well alongside Cork or Westwood. Neil Maupay would have been an upgrade to our front line for ...