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by Colburn_Claret
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 39
Views: 2392

Re: MOTD

In the first half we had more shots on goal, and more shots on target, than Arsenal. Watching MOD the only shot we had was Barnes goal. I've nothing against them highlighting the winners, but all the good football we played ended up on the cutting room floor, and that's ********.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Positives and Negatives
Replies: 28
Views: 2038

Re: Positives and Negatives

Positives were the team work in keeping us in the match, some good pressure at the Arsenal end as well. Pope showed we won't miss Tom, so long as he stays fit. Ash showed, again, what a true premier league striker he is. Negatives, some of the deliveries were really poor when we were in good positio...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 83
Views: 3365

Re: Arsenal v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 8 mom
Lowton 5
Tarkowski 8
Mee 8
Pieters 6
JBG 6
Westwood 7
Cork 6
McNeil 7
Barnes 8
Wood 6

Rodriguez 5

Close call for mom, a few could have claimed it. One of Pope's saves was a worldy, gets him the nod
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 275
Views: 5552

Re: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Right result, lads played really well so should hold their heads up.
Sloppy with crosses first half didn't really create second half, but always in it. We'll have easier games ahead.

UTC
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 275
Views: 5552

Re: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS

We just need to be strong, and not give away a cheap goal.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 275
Views: 5552

Re: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Our crossing has been shite, apart from that and the goal, weve looked ok.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ed Sheeran Leeds Friday 16th August
Replies: 64
Views: 2376

Re: Ed Sheeran Leeds Friday 16th August

Well, what can I say. Whatever people say about him, he certainly knows how to write a number 1, and play that guitar. The weather was horrific, but was a good night. The Darkness were very good too. Anyone going today will have a good day My daughters going tonight, she's taking her wellies just i...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is this the worst penalty ever taken at the Turf?
Replies: 35
Views: 1645

Re: Is this the worst penalty ever taken at the Turf?

Steve Taylor against Sheff Wed in the cup :shock:
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three defenders on the bench Sat
Replies: 48
Views: 2463

Re: Three defenders on the bench Sat

It might be that Tarks wasnt 100%, he had sat out the previous game. I know its against our normal where anyone not 100% is out for 6 weeks :lol:
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would A Fully Fit Drinkwater Have Improved Us Against Saints?
Replies: 32
Views: 2371

Re: Would A Fully Fit Drinkwater Have Improved Us Against Saints?

He could have kept Redmond a little quieter. The conditions made the long ball a good ball, they had very little in midfield, so I think he would have improved us, but not loads That isnt to say Cork and Westy weren't ok they didn't look great either, again due to the conditions and the way we playe...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If the UK ceased...
Replies: 11
Views: 882

Re: If the UK ceased...

I’m proud to be Lancastrian, English and European. Over the years, I’ve wondered why the Welsh, Scottish and Irish appear to hate us so much. Would it be a bad thing if the UK dissolved? I don't think they do.There are certainly a lot of them that do hate us, for varying reasons, but also many that...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton
Replies: 67
Views: 6130

Re: Southampton

Which came first, the chicken or the egg. Their fans are complaining that the players aren't up to playing the technical way Hasenhutl wants them to. Which is a common thing. A new manager tries to mould his players into his style of play. Sean seems to be unique, in that he looks at the qualities o...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Toon v Gunners
Replies: 18
Views: 976

Re: Toon v Gunners

Sorry, I just woke up......
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Agyei leaves for Oxford
Replies: 6
Views: 807

Re: ARTICLE: Agyei leaves for Oxford

Good Luck Daniel, I hope you find a home and your scoring boots.

Hindsights a wonderful thing, and he's been close but never really made it, but would he have been better off staying at Wimbledon. Would he have developed better with the first team football he would probably have played
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche - Developing A Positive Culture
Replies: 8
Views: 1568

Re: Sean Dyche - Developing A Positive Culture

Good listening. Could explain the Vydra issue. He's a very clever bloke, it shines through in everything he says.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 10, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pieters starts
Replies: 49
Views: 2807

Re: Pieters starts

Very harsh on Taylor if he ends up losing his place. To be fair SD has always given players a chance to keep a place as long as they perform, it's the same for ever one on the pitch bar Tarks and Mee. I'm sure we haven't seen the last of Charlie but it's great to know we have 2 good players fightin...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pieters starts
Replies: 49
Views: 2807

Re: Pieters starts

Not particularly impressed 1st half. He grew into the game and by the end I thought he had a good debut. I If he is to hikf Not many were impressed with Charlie when he first played. We have to understand that it takes time to get used to a new system and new team mates. For a first outing that was...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs v Villa
Replies: 42
Views: 1124

Re: Spurs v Villa

Tom's been excellent, but Mings is having a cracking game
I think Villa have had Eddie's pants down
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crying out for lennon
Replies: 20
Views: 2691

Re: Crying out for lennon

To be fair before the first goal we were struggling to get behind them. First goal goes in they collapsed. It was nice to see. I said to my lad, if they are going to give up every time they go a goal down, then they are in for a long season. Hasenhutl will be gone by xmas if they keep that up. So s...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pieters starts
Replies: 49
Views: 2807

Re: Pieters starts

Lol. Bench time for Charlie now we have someone that can actually cross the ball I have a Stoke fan as a mate, can't wait to take the p**s down the pub, and he said Pieters was a great fullback, but the new guy didn't fancy him. He likes to play with a diamond and thought Pieters crossing wasn't go...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton
Replies: 297
Views: 5304

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton

So happy, the beer will taste sweeter tonight

Ash Barnes comes to the fore when it matters again get in


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by Colburn_Claret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3744

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

Some of the crosses from dead balls, especially TAA, have been woeful.
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3744

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

TheFamilyCat wrote:A bit of Burnley under Coyle about them I think.

That was ridiculously easy

Exactly what I was thinking, Burnley under Coyle.
Look good going forward, but like a sieve at the back.
Coyle never had a plan B, if Farke doesn't these are doomed to relegation.
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee appointed club captain
Replies: 43
Views: 2118

Re: Ben Mee appointed club captain

Ben was the obvious shout for Captain, well deserved.
I thought he was a bit iffy during the start of last season, in the absence of Tom, but how many of our players had bairns last year. By the look of the end of season pitch walk, half the team must have been having sleepless nights.
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch dontcha just love him
Replies: 9
Views: 1504

Re: Peter Crouch dontcha just love him

Interesting/worrying that he's put, "Sean Dyche - has performed miracles at Turf Moor but fear is he’s taken them as far as he can. If this is his last season..." Unless that part has been added by the Daily Mail, after his prediction. Considering we aren't likely to break into the top 6 ...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Winners and losers
Replies: 40
Views: 1217

Re: Winners and losers

Just what i have said for the last 3 windows really. You'll probably be spouting the same crap for the next 3 as well. We didn't do a lot of business, but what we did was good. I had misgivings at first about Pieters, but hes shown pre season that hes a good solid signing who can push Taylor to imp...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 427203

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Claret Tony Where is your evidence for this transfer window up until now that "there are a number of people within the club who are being paid to identify players and doing so with some amazing success"? Jay Rodriguez was identified during last summer's transfer window and was the subject...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 427203

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Have thought for some time that Dwight's strength is one of his more underrated qualities. He's very tough to knock off the ball, and I can think of plenty of central midfielders with less physical stature. It may be a bit early for him, but I'm still of the view that at the top of a midfield 3 wil...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 427203

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I wouldn’t either but Duff used to use him in the Hendrick role behind a striker in a 4-4-1-1. I don’t see him as a defensive midfielder. I dont understand those people who think Dwight could play in midfield. Hes undoubtedly got the talent for it, but he would need to bulk up a couple of stone, to...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venice
Replies: 22
Views: 1065

Re: Venice

We stayed at Punta Sabbioni. It's right at the end of Lido de Jesolo. Red hot so we left the windows open.
Weve never been bitten so bad by mozzies, they were evil take plenty repellent with you, the stronger the better.

We still loved Venice.
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 427203

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

TheFamilyCat wrote:Leicester make a derisory offer and it’s our board who can’t work out the valuation?

You've misread it if you think I was criticising the board. I was pointing out that they aren't that stupid.
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 427203

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

If £50m is the release clause then that's the minimum he should go for. I'd never heard of a release clause, until it was mooted on this thread. There was nothing at the time he signed the new contract, and we've never put release clauses in any players in the past. Don't get me wrong, I hope it's ...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 427203

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Maguire 85million Ake 75 Million Webster 20 million, no prom experience, no international caps It isn't difficult to work out a valuation for Tarkowski, I can't believe the board can't work it out just as easily. If the reports of the offer from Leicester is true, then it's nothing short of insultin...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 427203

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

jojomk1 wrote:We look to be thinking Tarks will go I presume

More a case of we have to work on a presumption that Tarks will go. It's no good losing Tarks and not having another CB lined up to come in
It will all depend on Leicester I reckon, once one goes the dominoes will tumble.
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cahill signs for Palace
Replies: 29
Views: 3329

Re: Cahill signs for Palace

ksrclaret wrote:I wasn't criticising the club there, Colburn, so you may stand down.

Sorry, I didn't think you were criticising the club, I was just adding to what you said.
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top ten?
Replies: 23
Views: 1353

Re: Top ten?

Fretters wrote:I'm very tempted to put money on 20 goals for Wood.

He'd have to play every game for that and I dont think he will.
With our options I think we'll mix the forwards around a lot more.
I think they'll all have good seasons, if they stay injury free.
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cahill signs for Palace
Replies: 29
Views: 3329

Re: Cahill signs for Palace

Unrelated, but Neal Maupay signs for Brighton for £20m. That's £40m dropped in the last few days! We dont need Maupay, so if we'd got him for 5 million it would have been a waste of money. Fulham dropped 120 million, it didn't do them any good either. Cahill would have been a good signing, but only...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 427203

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I cant see him travelling to Morocco with Betis, if he was leaving anywhere. I know the world is shrinking, but it takes time to organise a medical etc
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arfield scores for Rangers
Replies: 32
Views: 2030

Re: Arfield scores for Rangers

Hes got winning in his DNA.
It's great to see him do well at Rangers.
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 427203

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Sorry, but what? If we do decide to go with him this season, of course it's about whether he's good enough for the PL. Unless you think we should just play the kids, whether they are good enough yet or not, because it's about getting first team experience? I don't know yet whether he will be or won...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 427203

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Bielsa isnt so sure..... https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/sport/football/leeds-united/leeds-united-latest/marcelo-bielsa-can-t-dictate-kalvin-phillips-leeds-united-future-but-he-has-plenty-to-say-about-the-midfielder-1-9913872 But Villa reported to be interested too. Villas squad is massive, ...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 427203

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

So Nixon has just said we are going to ‘fund’ our next signing by selling Jeff Hendrick. That’s right, ‘fund’. If that has to happen to make something else happen then serious questions need asking. Also, where’s the logic in us finally plugging our CM depth hole by selling a CM (and also a valuabl...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 427203

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

If we were playing Championship football I'd be all for giving Benson the nod. I love seeing players coming through into the first team. But it's so rare in PL football for an academy player to come in and be good enough straight away, and not only that, but to actually improve the side at the same...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your starting line up next week
Replies: 41
Views: 2461

Re: Your starting line up next week

Pope
Lowton
Tarks
Mee
Taylor
JBG
Westwood
Hendrick
McNeil
Jay
Wood

I love Ash, but Jay looks on form. Ash will get his chance as the season goes on, especially against the top 6.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parma Match thread
Replies: 135
Views: 7880

Re: Parma Match thread

Good result.

Wells must have benefited from his spell at QPR.
The amount of game time Vydra has had, considering he's fit , looks like his days are numbered.
He must have had a fall out with SD a shame for him and us, but you have to back the manager.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parma Match thread
Replies: 135
Views: 7880

Re: Parma Match thread

Rodriguez could find himself ahead of Barnes in the pecking order based on this pre-season. It’s a very level playing field between the striking options when it comes to who gets selected. Agree with this, but we have a lot more options with Jay as part of the equation. Good times if we can get the...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parma Match thread
Replies: 135
Views: 7880

Re: Parma Match thread

FactualFrank wrote:I wouldn't be too surprised if Jay and Wood start upfront vs Southampton.

Harsh on Barnes, but Wood is on form, and Jay offers a different threat than Ash.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parma Match thread
Replies: 135
Views: 7880

Re: Parma Match thread

AndyClaret wrote:McNeil for Brady.

Precautionary we hope.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parma Match thread
Replies: 135
Views: 7880

Re: Parma Match thread

25 mins and not a word on how we are playing.
Is it really that bad a game.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parma Match thread
Replies: 135
Views: 7880

Re: Parma Match thread

We need Hart on the bench.
Peacock needs to play for the U23s until Billy Mercer sorts him out.
Great to see Nick back though
He needs the full 90 minutes though or I can see Hart starting next week

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