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by DCWat
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Noteworthy Sean Dyche and Burnley achievements/stats etc
Replies: 28
Views: 937

Re: Noteworthy Sean Dyche and Burnley achievements/stats etc

Devils_Advocate wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:10 am
Dont be so melodramatic, its a light hearted post on a footy messageboard so get over yourself and ignore it. If a post like mine really bothers and upsets someone then they need to get a grip
It becomes a little tedious when it’s so frequent.
by DCWat
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When will we know about going back on the turf?
Replies: 55
Views: 1402

Re: When will we know about going back on the turf?

I’m hoping that they’ll focus more on working with the TV companies to ensure that fans can see at least all of the games involving their teams.

At the current time, that should the the priority, not rushing to get people into the grounds.
by DCWat
Sat Aug 08, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coyle has a new job.
Replies: 68
Views: 3324

Re: Coyle has a new job.

williamjblazkowicz wrote:
Sat Aug 08, 2020 6:18 pm
Fair play to him. Not many would be prepared to move to such a different country. Sounds like he's done well over there so far.
Or alternatively, how many need to head to India to find work in football?
by DCWat
Sat Aug 08, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Modern Day Things That **** You Off
Replies: 100
Views: 2527

Re: Modern Day Things That **** You Off

An inability to debate and listen to other people’s views, without it descending into argument and name calling.
by DCWat
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Vote for Vydra
Replies: 15
Views: 1135

Re: ARTICLE: Vote for Vydra

Will he even win our own, goal of the season?
by DCWat
Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ollie Watkins
Replies: 51
Views: 4766

Re: Ollie Watkins

Spijed wrote:
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:26 am
Is he likely to be any better than Che Adams?
Adams will be an interesting one next season. I think he may prove to be a very good signing. It’s taken him a while but there are signs that he’s settling into the league now.
by DCWat
Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 450
Views: 24093

Re: Investor

It's a bit difficult to tell what kind of profits the directors would be making as we don't know what prices they bought at. I imagine (back of a fag packet) if we sold the club at the moment Mike Garlick could make £50m - £80m which is a decent profit but I suspect not the amount some would think....
by DCWat
Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 380
Views: 46559

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

Brownhill is a CM. He could do you a job on the right, but is far more effective in the middle. Dwight is a LW, who could do you a job in the middle, but is far more effective whipping those crosses in from the left. I'm happy for Brownhill to start in CM, he gets better all the time. Jack should b...
by DCWat
Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hopes for next season.
Replies: 39
Views: 2071

Re: Hopes for next season.

Quicknick wrote:
Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:16 am
Fans in stadiums.
Burnley finish 8th.
Leeds and Blackburn relelgated.
Harrogate to win League 2, Bradford City relegated.
I’ll second your last point :)
by DCWat
Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hopes for next season.
Replies: 39
Views: 2071

Re: Hopes for next season.

We release the purse strings for a couple of good younger players, Dyche is reinvigorated and signs a new contract, we have a comfortable season in the league (with some nice football played), we have a good cup run and we get to see at least half a season, live at the ground. As it stands, I’ll set...
by DCWat
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 380
Views: 46559

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

£10 million worth of pebbles instead?
by DCWat
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 380
Views: 46559

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

Normally I would be in favour of spend, spend, spend, like any fan. Improve every position we have. But unless we sell one of the stars, i don't think we have the finances. I’m not advocating a wild approach to spending. Every so often though, we need to spend a little more to improve the squad (pe...
by DCWat
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Poor Spelling / Grammar
Replies: 105
Views: 2208

Re: Poor Spelling / Grammar

I once received a job application that was written almost entirely in “text speak”.
by DCWat
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matty Cash
Replies: 110
Views: 11728

Re: Matty Cash

Personally I thought the whole point of resigning Bardsley was so we didn't have to worry about right back for another 12 months? With money being tight I can't see the logic in us carrying 3 right backs in the squad, all on decent money. 12 months in and around the squad is often Dyche's approach ...
by DCWat
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 380
Views: 46559

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

How much would you give out of the budget to sign a back up defender who is likely to get between 0-5 games a season? 15m didn't get us a player who could play regular? With finances unpredictable the wage bill needed to come down so a high wage free signing isn't even ideal. Maybe sell Long or Dun...
by DCWat
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 380
Views: 46559

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

Has Gibson put in a formal transfer request yet? And if not then why not? I’ve no idea but I’d hazard a guess that it’s probably not needed. I think both parties know that his departure would be for the best, all round. Transfer requests are usually by players that want to leave, but the club wants...
by DCWat
Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 380
Views: 46559

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

Well I think we all know he won’t be back, even if he’s not contractually gone anywhere as yet.
by DCWat
Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 380
Views: 46559

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

If Cash is as good as people make out and can get forward then he is the only player I think we need at the minute. Unless we're spending serious cash to be instant first teamers and put the likes of Mee and Cork on the bench? You see JBG and Brownhill will be fine on the right if a full back can g...
by DCWat
Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 380
Views: 46559

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

Vegas Claret wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:29 pm
good player, I have my doubts though as Forest have mucked us around before.....
Is it a different person at the top there now?
by DCWat
Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Saudi's back out of Newcastle take over
Replies: 34
Views: 1869

Re: Saudi's back out of Newcastle take over

bfcjg wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:43 pm
Anyone could win things in those days, the modern era has passed them by.
Let’s scrub out our own history then!
by DCWat
Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 380
Views: 46559

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

claretlegend wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:41 pm
Apparently we've bid 15m for Matty Cash at Forest. Forest want nearer 20m. From a journalist on Twitter.
I’ve seen very little of him, he’s the right sort of age profile to grow into the team over the next 12 months and his goals tally isn’t shy for a right back.
by DCWat
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley and Pendle to lockdown?
Replies: 75
Views: 4055

Re: Burnley and Pendle to lockdown?

Fair points but the lack of clarity and detail is actually what i find most galling. More detail would be helpful. I think I’m correct in saying that the Leicester lockdown hasn’t included all LE postal areas. I’m a BD post code so assume it’s all BD post codes affected. BD goes as far out as Skipt...
by DCWat
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley and Pendle to lockdown?
Replies: 75
Views: 4055

Re: Burnley and Pendle to lockdown?

Utter shambles again from this government. Announcing something this significant a few hours before the changes come into effect via social media To be fair, I think it was made abundantly clear that if the numbers dictated, quick action would be taken. It’s hardly a surprise, we’ve known of number...
by DCWat
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley and Pendle to lockdown?
Replies: 75
Views: 4055

Re: Burnley and Pendle to lockdown?

It's virtually impossible for pubs to create a safe environment. And irresponsible beyond belief that the government let them open. Bonkers I think that depends on the pub. I’ve been to one other since they reopened and that was completely different. Full table service, sanitising, properly distanc...
by DCWat
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley and Pendle to lockdown?
Replies: 75
Views: 4055

Re: Burnley and Pendle to lockdown?

We went to our local the other night. All the necessary signs, none of the messages being acted upon, either by the staff of the customers. Full service at the bar, no table service, no distancing. Easy to say as a punter, but if I was the landlord of a village pub, I’d be doing my utmost to ensure ...
by DCWat
Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Octopus Energy
Replies: 50
Views: 2500

Re: Octopus Energy

Worth switching (or checking at least) every year.
by DCWat
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith to go at Villa
Replies: 81
Views: 7393

Re: Dean Smith to go at Villa

I think the installation of Rigg as Techincal Director is at least an attempt to remedy that. I think when a manager becomes entwined with a club for so long, like Ferguson or Dyche, you can have all the structures you like in place, but it's going to be a difficult rebuild. Isn’t Rigg’s remit a sc...
by DCWat
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith to go at Villa
Replies: 81
Views: 7393

Re: Dean Smith to go at Villa

The trouble with our model is that when the manager goes you can be in big trouble as it's hugely disruptive. Ferguson and Man Utd are probably the best example of this. If you have a Director of Football and Head Coach system then the "manager" is just another cog to fit in the system. Brentford f...
by DCWat
Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manager of the Season
Replies: 51
Views: 2210

Re: Manager of the Season

Has to be Hodgson. Palace should be getting him signed up on a five year deal.
by DCWat
Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Long as 3rd choice CB?
Replies: 39
Views: 1813

Re: Long as 3rd choice CB?

Very poor on the goal today but generally speaking, he’s been steady away. We could certainly improve on him but it can’t be easy to find someone happy to regularly play second fiddle.
by DCWat
Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jake Humphries chats to Dyche.
Replies: 21
Views: 3317

Re: Jake Humphries chats to Dyche.

Thanks for that - an interesting listen
by DCWat
Sun Jul 26, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche ------->Palace
Replies: 1505
Views: 151589

Re: Dyche ------->Palace

We’ve not spent much for a while now and we see the squad getting older. A season of increased investment isn’t too much to expect, particularly if we have faith in Dyche to keep us where we are. It’s shouldn’t always be about spending big (or bigger in our case) as ideally we would be adding to the...
by DCWat
Sun Jul 26, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Big Dave's paper review
Replies: 20
Views: 1736

Re: Big Dave's paper review

andyh wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:56 am
I feel this might have been destined for a different thread.
It was in response to Zlatan.
by DCWat
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche ------->Palace
Replies: 1505
Views: 151589

Re: Dyche ------->Palace

I really, really hope I'm wrong but I've thought for a while now that today could be his final game as manager. There is clearly a major issue at the club now between manager and chairman. He's had another little dig this week about never having a budget. I would not be at all surprised if he didn'...
by DCWat
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 450
Views: 24093

Re: Investor

What are Harris and Blitzer getting out of Palace, out of interest, and how well received have they been?
by DCWat
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Big Dave's paper review
Replies: 20
Views: 1736

Re: Big Dave's paper review

I do wonder if this summer, considering the short turnaround, would be right for someone like Dyche to be tempted by a move.

I’d also question whether Palace was an attractive enough opportunity.
by DCWat
Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Please be true...
Replies: 6
Views: 944

Re: Please be true...

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:08 am
Would he leave the biggest club in the world for little Barcelona ?
It’s a good point well made - I’d not thought of that :)
by DCWat
Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Please be true...
Replies: 6
Views: 944

Please be true...

“ Lionel Messi urges Barcelona to poach Leeds promotion hero Marcelo Bielsa to replace under-fire manager Quique Setien”

:D :D :D
by DCWat
Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dire Straits
Replies: 22
Views: 1607

Re: Dire Straits

Don’t hear it as a criticism at all David - nice to be asked. Always liked them. My parents always used to listen to them when I was a nipper and I always liked Walk of Life back then. I’ve grown up listening to a lot of sixties stuff that my dad grew up with...namely the Stones, Beach Boys, Search...
by DCWat
Sun Jul 26, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Praise for Richardson
Replies: 43
Views: 3500

Re: Praise for Richardson

It solves it for Burnley Random - in that Burnley scouts can now turn up, unannounced at any category 2/3/4 club and watch players without that club having any way to stop it. Whether it solves the issue for the development of players, is another kettle of fish totally. I think I did something arou...
by DCWat
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Praise for Richardson
Replies: 43
Views: 3500

Re: Praise for Richardson

I don't watch youth football any more, but things that stood out for me were always kids trying to do the right thing, almost a 6th sense for an understanding of the game (this often gets called technical ability, but then gets confused with kids who can do all sorts of tricks with the ball, but do...
by DCWat
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A few beers in Sowerby Bridge
Replies: 45
Views: 1594

Re: A few beers in Sowerby Bridge

Bosscat wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:11 pm
If it was in Porky's definitely 🤣🤣🤣 never been sober when venturing in there 😁
I don’t think you’d have got past the doormen had you been sober. In fact if you’d been sober, you’d have gone home to bed (via the Kebab Ranch) :D
by DCWat
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: This generation
Replies: 155
Views: 4101

Re: This generation

bobinho wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:59 pm
Any local businesses in particular?
It’s well known that rationing resulted in a black market. Plenty other crimes committed during the wars as well...

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.bbc. ... d-33566789
by DCWat
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A few beers in Sowerby Bridge
Replies: 45
Views: 1594

Re: A few beers in Sowerby Bridge

Bosscat wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:47 pm
Some very interesting nights in Porky's 😉 25+ years ago 😁
:D We’ve probably met, drunkenly!!
by DCWat
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A few beers in Sowerby Bridge
Replies: 45
Views: 1594

Re: A few beers in Sowerby Bridge

tim_noone wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:00 pm
Potting shed tomorrow now... a bit more cleaner table booked for scran...happy days.
I went a week last Wednesday - they’ve done a good job in there with the distancing etc. and a decent Lamb Kofta kebab too!!
by DCWat
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: This generation
Replies: 155
Views: 4101

Re: This generation

Been a bit disappointing don’t you think? Recently reassured by Her Majesty that we would prove again how resolute, reliable and resilient the British people would show as per previous generations, I felt maybe we would do just that. We haven’t though have we? We have blatantly ignored every opport...
by DCWat
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dire Straits
Replies: 22
Views: 1607

Re: Dire Straits

Hmmm, you’re putting me off Rawtenstall now :D
by DCWat
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A few beers in Sowerby Bridge
Replies: 45
Views: 1594

Re: A few beers in Sowerby Bridge

Does Bingley still have pubs where the overflow when filling a pint flows back into the Barrel? :o You mean a proper beer? :D I had many a good time in Porkies, Bosscat, it brought me many an ‘experience’ :) Can’t believer that they closed it and knocked it into a pub!! It was the only place I’ve b...
by DCWat
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dire Straits
Replies: 22
Views: 1607

Re: Dire Straits

What an outstanding gig. Thanks for the heads-up You seem to have quite old musical taste for your age, JD (given this and a few other music based posts that I’ve seen of yours). Where did your musical tastes come from? Not a criticism by the way, just interested considering you’re younger than me ...
by DCWat
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lafferty
Replies: 30
Views: 4516

Re: Lafferty

Is this the Blackpool reference or something else?

http://www.clarets-mad.co.uk/rprt/mtch/ ... ndex.shtml