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by DCWat
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164616

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I don’t know much about Klich so I asked a Leeds supporting colleague about him, today. He really rated him and thought he would actually be better suited to the Premier League. It’s not quite what I’d have wanted in terms of profile (I’d prefer someone younger with potential resale and perhaps who ...
by DCWat
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Design a Burnley shirt with Burnley shirts
Replies: 36
Views: 1571

Re: Design a Burnley shirt with Burnley shirts

I’d include the one from The Orient Game
by DCWat
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most over rated Burnley player. (EVER)
Replies: 117
Views: 3014

Re: Most over rated Burnley player. (EVER)

Ian Moore is a good shout although I’m not sure who or how many ‘rated him’.

Plenty rated Martin Paterson. For me, he was hugely overrated (goal at Reading aside).
by DCWat
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Advice re: harassment at work
Replies: 61
Views: 2488

Re: Advice re: harassment at work

Step 1: Speak to the individual. Step 2: Speak to your line manager If this was a first instance, it could quite easily be a joke misconstrued. Harassment and bullying should in no way be tolerate but we have become a society all too willing to jump to the worst conclusion (of course this may not be...
by DCWat
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stranger Things
Replies: 22
Views: 1612

Re: Stranger Things

Seems really popular with the teens. Is it worth watching for us slightly older lot?
by DCWat
Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley surprise package this coming season ?
Replies: 18
Views: 2571

Re: Burnley surprise package this coming season ?

I’m expecting to see more from Taylor. He’s certainly started to show his worth, after perhaps not the most promising of starts. I’d like to see him progress more offensively now (an area that was his strength at Leeds), similar to Trippier’s development. Focus firstly on getting the defending right...
by DCWat
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth......
Replies: 78
Views: 3642

Re: Bournemouth......

Or a big pile of Premier League TV money. Put it this way, last season we would have had 8 players earning £100k a week on top of our existing squad and we'd have still made a profit. I assume from reading some of your posts, aggi, that you’d advocate more of an increase in terms of wages. What wou...
by DCWat
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mamma Mia - here they go again at Bradford City
Replies: 25
Views: 2052

Re: Mamma Mia - here they go again at Bradford City

It’s the gift that keeps on giving!
by DCWat
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth......
Replies: 78
Views: 3642

Re: Bournemouth......

They’d drop like a stone without him and would need to very quickly pay wages that were within their means.
by DCWat
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth......
Replies: 78
Views: 3642

Re: Bournemouth......

Dyched wrote:OMG!! How dare a team pay more than Burnley.

#cheaters


Not one post has suggested that. It’s of course much easier to do with a nice pile of legitimately earned Russian money to fund the wages.
by DCWat
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164616

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Delph and Milner would both be players I’d love to see in in a Dyche team. Quality and the prerequisite work rate to go with it.
by DCWat
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England World Cup Victories
Replies: 34
Views: 691

Re: England World Cup Victories

Of them all, is it fair to say there’s probably only football that could be classed as a ‘world’ game?
by DCWat
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164616

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

This is a good a shout as any. Fits the bill (Irish) and is the sort of box to box midfielder that suits the 4-4-2 we will be playing. Only 28 too. Only issue is his fitness which is why we shouldn’t mess about and get him in early so he gets a full pre season with us. Good player - my concern is t...
by DCWat
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wouldnt the premiership be more exciting if top 6 buggered off ?
Replies: 39
Views: 1007

Re: Wouldnt the premiership be more exciting if top 6 buggered off ?

The standard of the league would drop. Not just because it would become a less saleable package, against a European Super League, but because those in the Super League would hoover up all the talent. If it does happen, it’s down to greed and therefore probably likely! It’d spoil football even more t...
by DCWat
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)
Replies: 78
Views: 1395

Re: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)

We expect that. And if the Conservative members elect him then clearly that's what they want. Not even sure that is a consideration, especially when seeing members questioned on their preference, on the news. The responses I’ve heard tend to focus either on him being a bloody jolly chap or getting ...
by DCWat
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)
Replies: 78
Views: 1395

Re: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)

Tricky Trevor wrote:Sad decision. Especially if, as the media are pushing, he jumped because Bojo didn’t back him last night.
He should have stayed in situ and forced Bojo to back him or sack him. Made him show what sort of leader he will be.


One who jumps when Donald says so, unfortunately.
by DCWat
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164616

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

The Pope new contract surprised me. I’d wrongly assumed that he would be the one we cashed in for and that Tom would likely see out his days with us.
by DCWat
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Attenborough right?
Replies: 100
Views: 2320

Re: Is Attenborough right?

Nobody's turned it into a Farage/Robinson thread. We're discussing blatant hypocrisy and deceit - or at least the OP and several others seem to think we are. You might support these "bellends", a few of your "likes" certainly do, you might not. FWIW, I think Attenborough's good ...
by DCWat
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Attenborough right?
Replies: 100
Views: 2320

Re: Is Attenborough right?

I heard that he canoes
by DCWat
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Attenborough right?
Replies: 100
Views: 2320

Is Attenborough right?

“Sir David told MPs that everyone would have to play their part in the battle against climate change, and this would involve some tough decisions. He criticised airfares as too cheap, and said that these should rise to discourage flying.“ I can see the logic but I’m not sure it’s the right approach,...
by DCWat
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164616

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Wish he’d done it the other way around!
by DCWat
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164616

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Newcastleclaret93 wrote:Burnley take highly rated Swedish striker mumbongo on trial.

The 20 year old is a free transfer from Verona.

According to Pete O’Rourke


He drinks it in the Congo
by DCWat
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164616

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

BFC transfer news (must contain shite joke)

:lol:
by DCWat
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6098

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

There’s a bit of numb nuttery about this one. It’s a position that we needed cover for, and cover that would provide competition to Taylor. We’ve ticked both boxes, whilst bringing the age of the squad down. Yes we need to improve the first XI but this wasn’t the position in which to do this. Gettin...
by DCWat
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Umbro Range
Replies: 24
Views: 2087

Re: New Umbro Range

4:20 wrote:Proper rinsin' that. Want one.


:lol:
by DCWat
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Robert De Niro
Replies: 39
Views: 1970

Re: Is Robert De Niro

It’s not really convincing though that he buys Kia Cars or eats crumpets himself. I think you should endorse only what you believe in. That drip Philip Schofield encouraging people to get 60% of a cars true value through We Buy Any Car .com is the most annoying. Worse than Take That “bringing the f...
by DCWat
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: George Hirst and Leicester
Replies: 21
Views: 2027

Re: George Hirst and Leicester

Whilst I dont agree with what Leicester have done, I think it says more about Hirst senior.
by DCWat
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Serengeti BBC 1
Replies: 8
Views: 684

Re: Serengeti BBC 1

dandeclaret wrote:Over dramatised..... the reality of that magnificent place is far greater than this dramatisation, with an appalling soundtrack.


I thought it was the Senrengeti Opera at one point and the hunt for the next Attenborough hasn’t been successful so far.

Fantastic footage though.
by DCWat
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa in early again
Replies: 87
Views: 4753

Re: Villa in early again

Not sure it’s all negativity, Tony. Maybe some though :) Being able to get signings in early would certainly be of benefit, assuming of course it’s the right players. Dyche himself has said that would be his preference. Integrating players into the first team is not always, but often, quite a length...
by DCWat
Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164616

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

The notion that the more seasons they spend in the top flight the better prepared Burnley will be to compete on wages and transfer fees was always a false one. I think it’s a sensible approach to build up something of a defence against relegation, in terms of money in the coffers. It’s at what poin...
by DCWat
Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steven Defour back in training
Replies: 100
Views: 6169

Re: Steven Defour back in training

Shame we didn’t look at McGinn when is was up north. That’s the type of player I think we need and who was available well within our budget. Hendrick is useful as a utility player but in fairness, we’ve much better in any of the positions that he plays. There has to come a point where we are looking...
by DCWat
Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ings completes Saints move
Replies: 19
Views: 2023

Re: Ings completes Saints move

claret2018 wrote:£18-20m on a striker that has scored 10 goals since 2015


That was the gamble they took last summer. Not sure it will price to be the best value for money they’ve spent, although better than Wayne Thomas!
by DCWat
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164616

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Maybe Adams’ preference was Southampton, maybe it was money - we just don’t know.
by DCWat
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 7218

Re: Glastonbury 2019

Some odd comments on this thread. Yes I know it’s about opinions... even so. Steve1956 I looked at all your posts from 26 onwards - did you think you were in a competition to be the most dismissive of, and insulting towards Stormzy..? Can I suggest that he is not necessarily aiming his show or his ...
by DCWat
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 7218

Re: Glastonbury 2019

Vossi bop - presumably a new word made up to rhyme with the rest of the nonsensical shite he spouts.
by DCWat
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 7218

Re: Glastonbury 2019

Steve1956 wrote:Jo Wiley always has been and always will be my fantasy shag.


Jo Wiley is like an albino crow.
by DCWat
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Forest sack O'Neill
Replies: 28
Views: 1768

Re: Forest sack O'Neill

Nottingham Forest have had 13 different permanent managers since 2009: Billy Davies Steve McClaren Steve Cotterill Sean O'Driscoll Alex McLeish Billy Davies Stuart Pearce Dougie Freedman Philippe Montanier Mark Warburton Aitor Karanka Martin O'Neill Sabri Lamouchi Any ideas how many Derby have had ...
by DCWat
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164616

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Reecey1987 wrote:https://www.lancs.live/sport/football/football-news/burnley-new-kit-2019-20-16496214.amp?__twitter_impression=true home kit to be revealed next week sometime


Bloody hell - I hope UMBRO isn’t out only signing
by DCWat
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164616

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

He’s said he would ideally like to get players in earlier. He’s also said that he has constraints that make transfers more difficult in an expensive market. By the same token, he’s also said that he would never want to risk the clubs future and accepts the market that we have to work within. I’m sur...
by DCWat
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164616

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

The key point is that Dyche himself has said his preference would be to have his signings in earlier. It’s therefore fair to assume that, for whatever reason, it’s difficult to achieve this. What we don’t know is whether this is down to our strategy, budgets or something else. Other clubs certainly ...
by DCWat
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164616

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Dyche will and should have the final say, but I’d hope that Rigg is slowly but surely building up a wider pool of players from which to choose from.

Dyche presumably identifies a type of player profile he’s after and Rigg will hopefully present some options within x criteria.
by DCWat
Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hillsborough 1989 - today's court news
Replies: 154
Views: 4897

Re: Hillsborough 1989 - today's court news

Absolutely ridiculous, there were more than one man to blame that day, how guilty are the thousands upon thousands that turned up with no tickets. “Lord Justice Taylor, in his 1990 report into the disaster, concluded fans were reasonable to arrive between 14.30 and 14.40 as match tickets only reque...
by DCWat
Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 143
Views: 10294

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

All the designs I’ve seen for improvements to Turf Moor have looked poor. If and when we do design something, I hope we employ someone with a little more imagination.
by DCWat
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Historical wildcard ...
Replies: 50
Views: 2231

Re: Historical wildcard ...

Damo wrote:Yes. Every single person who ever kicked a ball


******** :)
by DCWat
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Historical wildcard ...
Replies: 50
Views: 2231

Re: Historical wildcard ...

Damo wrote:Keith Treacy.
Everyone who played the game reckoned he had everything needed to make it at the highest level..


Everyone?
by DCWat
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Historical wildcard ...
Replies: 50
Views: 2231

Re: Historical wildcard ...

We most surely be able to find better! Smith was bang average at our average level at the time, as for Valois! They could though, both say that they were at playing a game that they were able to play - Phil Malley on the other hand!!
by DCWat
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets say no to Gibson loan
Replies: 14
Views: 2006

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets say no to Gibson loan

It’s a shame we never saw the best of Taylor, on the pitch. He was a cracking player for years and scored some great goals.

It’s great to read comments like that from a former player.
by DCWat
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'
Replies: 105
Views: 2229

Re: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'

Of course they do, as long as it doesn’t mean turning down the heat, being able to buy mass produced ‘throwaway’ clothes, drive to the shops, buy plastic ridden products, catch cheap flights for weekends away etc. etc. Most people probably do want fast action but few I suspect would be prepared to d...
by DCWat
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164616

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Marc Iles from Bolton News tweeted there's definite interest from Burnley / Sunderland in Harry Brockbank but Bolton are trying to get their act sorted out. The report says that Dyche has actually met with him, he's a right back so could be a one of those who will be ready once Bardsley packs up. N...
by DCWat
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Platini detained
Replies: 34
Views: 1790

Re: Platini detained

I'd certainly agree with you on him being such a gifted footballer. France had some great players at the time but he stood out as the very best of them. I always wonder with current footballers when they are demanding more. Surely a time must come when a pay rise doesn't really give you anything be...

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