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by DCWat
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1679
Views: 171164

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

Ahhh.... But would he be better than Lennon or Brady, if he played in the wing?
by DCWat
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1679
Views: 171164

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

Yes I know the new club call but hey ho.... Burnley chairman Mike Garlick insists the Clarets remain focused on ending the transfer window stronger than they started it heading into the final 10 days of January. https://www.lancs.live/sport/football/transfer-news/burnley-transfer-news-mike-garlick-...
by DCWat
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Greta Thunberg
Replies: 154
Views: 6777

Re: Greta Thunberg

“ In any case, concentrating overly on the messenger seems a bit beside the point in this debate.”

Agreed
by DCWat
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maddison
Replies: 53
Views: 3696

Re: Maddison

rob63 wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:16 am
He looks like he's carrying his 9 year old sister's bag...... or a rather tackily wrapped Xmas pressie :lol:
Sums it up nicely.

Suspect that’s north of a grands worth of ruck sack. You can’t buy taste though.
by DCWat
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings
Replies: 108
Views: 4009

Re: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings

Pope - 9 MOM
Beardsley - 7
Mee - 5
Tarkowski - 7
Taylor - 7
McNeil - 6
Cork - 7
Westwood - 6
Hendrick - 6
Jay Rod - 7
Wood - 7
by DCWat
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Greta Thunberg
Replies: 154
Views: 6777

Re: Greta Thunberg

I think we all know that BennyD is referring to those with significant mental impairment, often visually detectable but very different to a mental illness.
by DCWat
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC - In memoriam 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1548

Re: Burnley FC - In memoriam 2019

I just wish that we used this, and this alone, for remembering those sadly lost.
by DCWat
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our last sweeper?
Replies: 58
Views: 1829

Re: Our last sweeper?

I can’t remember the last time I saw any team playing with a sweeper, let alone Burnley.
by DCWat
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings
Replies: 108
Views: 4009

Re: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings

“On the Cork debate - I didn't think he was fouled at the time but I've seen it back and he clearly was. Quite how that goal has been allowed I don't know.” It might have helped if Cork or any other player for that matter had complained to the ref. We have just seen united do just that when De Gea ...
by DCWat
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings
Replies: 108
Views: 4009

Re: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings

ClaretTony wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:54 pm
On the Cork debate - I didn't think he was fouled at the time but I've seen it back and he clearly was. Quite how that goal has been allowed I don't know.
That was my first impression too, Tony.

Seeing it back, I can’t understand why it wasn’t picked up by VAR
by DCWat
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings
Replies: 108
Views: 4009

Re: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings

Giftonsnoidea wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:35 pm
He gave the ball away for their goal :!:
Looked a foul to be fair.
by DCWat
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings
Replies: 108
Views: 4009

Re: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings

Cork was head and shoulders above the rest of the midfield, in the first half.
by DCWat
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings
Replies: 108
Views: 4009

Re: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings

I’m expecting Cork to get lower ratings than Westwood. He shouldn’t do, he should get higher... We will see.
by DCWat
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MASSIVE Result
Replies: 98
Views: 4430

Re: MASSIVE Result

Pass, pass, pass, pass, pass, cross, goal.

It’s doable and it’s nice to see.
by DCWat
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick and westwood
Replies: 24
Views: 1767

Re: Hendrick and westwood

Although just heard it was a clear foul and not a mistake by Cork
by DCWat
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick and westwood
Replies: 24
Views: 1767

Re: Hendrick and westwood

Barring the mistake (which actually began with Bardsley passing back to Westwood (?)) instead of sideways, Cork has been head and shoulders above Westwood today.
by DCWat
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brentford B team - long read article
Replies: 6
Views: 870

Re: Brentford B team - long read article

A fair assessment of that would be to look at the cost and what they have made, compared to the cost of running an academy and what they made from that. If I recall correctly, the assessment of whether or not they were benefitting from their approach, was a look at their overall financial position, ...
by DCWat
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick and westwood
Replies: 24
Views: 1767

Re: Hendrick and westwood

Cork is the best of our midfield options.
by DCWat
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brentford B team - long read article
Replies: 6
Views: 870

Re: Brentford B team - long read article

I mentioned Brentford as an example of a team identifying players, giving them a route to the first team and making some big profits on the sale of some players. I hadn’t realised that they’d rebuffed the whole EPPP system (good on them) and taken an entirely different route. Thinking outside the bo...
by DCWat
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheffield Wednesday’s Premier League Pledge
Replies: 19
Views: 1568

Re: Sheffield Wednesday’s Premier League Pledge

Worked well for Bradford City :lol:
by DCWat
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ginnelly joins the Gas
Replies: 7
Views: 1108

Re: ARTICLE: Ginnelly joins the Gas

Without meaning to be disparaging if a player has been unable to break into the first team at so many places and is constantly out on loan maybe he should think of training to be a plumber or something. There have been library books out on loan less. If most young blokes had a chance at a football ...
by DCWat
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I thought I had seen it all, but .....
Replies: 26
Views: 2071

Re: I thought I had seen it all, but .....

Bosscat wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:34 pm
She doesn't look like the sort that would worry about that .... and the speed the excrement left her rear end as she evacuated her bowels suggests it was a bit loose :mrgreen:
That must have been more than a single wiper! That was definitely no ghost poo!
by DCWat
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1679
Views: 171164

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

If that is true, it doesn't seem like we've learned a single thing from our Summer of failure. Securing his services on loan was a longshot, trying to sign him permanently would have been a complete waste of time. Chasing after players that we like the look of, instead of quality players that we ha...
by DCWat
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Big Bold Statement Made At Hendrick Saturday
Replies: 47
Views: 3261

Re: Big Bold Statement Made At Hendrick Saturday

His value is in his ability to be something of a utility man. He’s not the best player by any means but he’s a great asset to the squad as a whole.
by DCWat
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1679
Views: 171164

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

FactualFrank wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:55 am
It doesn't work like that. He's hardly played since he signed for us. It's not as simple as 11m - 7m.
No, I agree it’s a rather simplistic statement, but I’d be surprised if we were prepared to lose 4 million in under a year, on a player that it appears is attracting interest.
by DCWat
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1679
Views: 171164

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

FactualFrank wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:48 am
If Vydra was to go to Bristol City, I think that would be a fair swap, without us adding cash to the deal too.
Their player valued at 7m for ours purchased for 11m?
by DCWat
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1679
Views: 171164

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

They’ve turned down a loan for Shaqiri already (from abroad) according to BBC sport.

He’d be a great signing for us and many others in the PL. way outside our cash limits though.
by DCWat
Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Amsterdam
Replies: 29
Views: 1623

Re: Amsterdam

Just heading home from Amsterdam as I type this.

Body World Museum, Anne Frank Museum, Museum of Prostitution, Sex Museum, Harmsen Restaurant, Red Light District. Great City and very friendly people.
by DCWat
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight
Replies: 76
Views: 6585

Re: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight

I absolutely agree Bodge and I have no issue whatsoever with us playing what many see as crap football, which to a large extent we've done since we got into the PL. After all I was travelling all over the country watching us play crap football in Div 4 for many years, so I'm definitely not complain...
by DCWat
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight
Replies: 76
Views: 6585

Re: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight

Just because we aren’t as wealthy as other clubs doesn’t mean we have to suck the life and joy out of everything. Other teams manage to pass a ball and survive in this league without spunking billions. For some reason a large contingent of Burnley fans have bought the rhetoric that Sean’s way is th...
by DCWat
Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: LG tvs
Replies: 43
Views: 1424

Re: LG tvs

Always preferred Panasonic TVs although got a Sony KD series last year and really impressed.

Trouble with TVs - no sooner have you bought a good one, it’s soon old hat.
by DCWat
Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: LG tvs
Replies: 43
Views: 1424

Re: LG tvs

When you buy a new TV make sure you buy it from somewhere with good customer service and warranty support like John Lewis or Richer Sounds. Join Richers VIP club and you can get a 6 year warranty, John Lewis is 5. Some bespoke, or specialist AV retailers are also very good. You want to avoid places...
by DCWat
Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1679
Views: 171164

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

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. I wonder if last season put pay to transition, for a while at least. The poor run, ended with us going back to...
by DCWat
Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: LG tvs
Replies: 43
Views: 1424

Re: LG tvs

LG make the oled screens, others refine and improve. Though there are some decent LG tele’s.
by DCWat
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: White House Farm - ITV1
Replies: 26
Views: 1301

Re: White House Farm - ITV1

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:55 am
It should have come with a warning about Stephen Graham's welsh accent
That was just weird!
by DCWat
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: White House Farm - ITV1
Replies: 26
Views: 1301

Re: White House Farm - ITV1

The first one was on last night but it’s only at the stage of thinking it was the daughter / there may be more to it than meets the eye.

Won’t bother with the other two now
by DCWat
Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: \burnley are facing a battle to survive in the Premier Lge
Replies: 87
Views: 3790

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

Its scary to think what the likes of Hart, Drinkwater, Gibson, Vydra and Wells have taken in wages for little or no return. That's where all the money is going. All seems very contradictory when we hear how well run and sensibly cautious we are / have been. It doesn’t quite add up. Undoubtedly an o...
by DCWat
Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: \burnley are facing a battle to survive in the Premier Lge
Replies: 87
Views: 3790

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

What’s most alarming for me is the wage bill. It’s not massive by premier league terms but when we’ve not really improved the first eleven for quite some time, it’s surprising how high it is.
by DCWat
Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton points deduction decision upheld
Replies: 20
Views: 1401

Re: Bolton points deduction decision upheld

God help any needy ex players etc. that didn’t manage to hit the big earner leagues.
by DCWat
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Drinkwater back in claret and blue
Replies: 77
Views: 3615

Re: ARTICLE: Drinkwater back in claret and blue

Isn’t McGinn out for a while?
by DCWat
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton points deduction decision upheld
Replies: 20
Views: 1401

Re: Bolton points deduction decision upheld

How the hell Harvey has ever managed to reach and stay in the positions he’s held, is beyond me. He rode on Richmonds coat tails and has fluked a well paid career by being successfully incompetent and a prize bell end to boot. Hopefully the bloating toad never gets another job in football and this i...
by DCWat
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal vs Leeds
Replies: 106
Views: 3135

Re: Arsenal vs Leeds

wilks_bfc wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:07 pm
Only switched on at halftime but it’s taken me 10 minutes to realise Leeds are in their away kit.

Just glancing at it, it looks white
I’ll agree that the numbers on their backs are white but that’s a pretty blue kit :lol:
by DCWat
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Do we make the most of our development players
Replies: 17
Views: 1066

Re: Do we make the most of our development players

For those who want to do a Liverpool - try and digest this from @MiguelDelaney in the Independent https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/liverpool-sheffield-united-klopp-mane-salah-man-city-goals-score-fixtures-a9268531.html Says what we all know - and it’s hard to argue when p...
by DCWat
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Import duty and buying from abroad
Replies: 28
Views: 929

Re: Import duty and buying from abroad

I’ve bought from abroad and had to pay customs and excise before they would release the item.

The company I recently bought from reimbursed the tax, upon proof of payment to C&E although that’s the first time - usually just have to pay the rate.
by DCWat
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal v Leeds
Replies: 2
Views: 367

Re: Arsenal v Leeds

Passing the ball very well (both short and long) closing down quickly, winning second balls, playing with a tempo and not afraid to take a man on.

I hate them but fair play to them, and from what I’ve seen, it’s not just because it’s a cup game.
by DCWat
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: EXPLORING THE LOAN MARKET
Replies: 43
Views: 2148

Re: EXPLORING THE LOAN MARKET

Things have gone off kilter lately but some of the comments about Dyche are at the very best, disrespectful.

Some very short memories!
by DCWat
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Michael Oliver does something positive with VAR!
Replies: 15
Views: 963

Re: Michael Oliver does something positive with VAR!

ClaretTony wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:01 pm
It’s a recommendation from PGMOL not to use it in the Premier League to avoid delays.
That’s working well :D :D :D
by DCWat
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche "intrigued" with Vydra reception
Replies: 97
Views: 6055

Re: Dyche "intrigued" with Vydra reception

"As many times as we will get him involved we will get him involved," ???
by DCWat
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JBG - hamstring
Replies: 27
Views: 2211

Re: JBG - hamstring

ksrclaret wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:12 pm
If he's getting injured in that sort of game, he's in big trouble. Peterborough didn't lay a glove on us when we had possession, and never attempted a press or a tackle. Worrying.
I’m not sure that the hamstring works like that.
by DCWat
Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Club statement: Zero tolerance
Replies: 104
Views: 7376

Re: Club statement: Zero tolerance

Totally agree John. We’re not in the Championship struggling for cash - player and supporter welfare is of primary Importance, grabbing a few quid (at the most a few million) that doesn’t make a huge difference on the pitch shouldn’t be worth it if even one life is ruined by these promotions (and m...