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by Colburn_Claret
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 130
Views: 4680

Re: Danny Drinkwater

He owes us, but to be honest he also owes himself. He isnt the first footballer to make an arse of himself, so long as hes learnt, and determined to come back stronger, he could still be a good signing for us. Does he really want to go down with that carry on as the last thing people remember him fo...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JBG injured.
Replies: 62
Views: 4409

Re: JBG injured.

I haven't seen what the injury was. He hasn't even made the bench tonight so I hope they are being extra cautious. It doesn't look good.
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things to do in or around the Lake District
Replies: 27
Views: 752

Re: Things to do in or around the Lake District

Aclaret wrote:Is that football photograph shop still in Ambleside ? Years since I've been there.

Sadly I think it's gone.
I used to visit it regular, some fantastic photos, especially of the older grounds. He could catch an atmosphere for sure.
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England tonight
Replies: 137
Views: 3445

Re: England tonight

I think we'll play crap and win, although it will ne hard to be worse than the other night. Pick players doing well domestically would be a good start.
I'm at work, so fortunately I'll miss it.
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things to do in or around the Lake District
Replies: 27
Views: 752

Re: Things to do in or around the Lake District

Blackwell House is worth a visit.
Just south of Windermere, it has a craft shop, cafe, and an interesting history. The views are great over Windermere and the house itself has some fantastic rooms.
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southgate's stock is rising !
Replies: 39
Views: 1867

Re: Southgate's stock is rising !

We were bloody awful, but the reaction is a bit hard. I never thought Southgate was the man for the job, but I was wrong, he's done fine. Bringing a lot of youngsters in and taking the squad forward. Fridays problems were pretty obvious, but i think part of the problem was selecting too many losers....
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

If, as it sounds like, Boris has made a big concession, and we get a deal similar to the one by Teresa May, what would your view be of the current PM? Anything that left Brussels with a veto/overpowering say on British policy, whether its custom controls, or border controls, or prevents us from see...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Why are we electing Federalists is the question that springs to mind when I read this. They're selected by the leaders of the member countries, how come all these federalists are getting elected to lead their countries? They get elected by a majority of leaders. Some of the elected come with very d...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Or, people believe that an EU that has elections, has a council selected by democratically elected leaders, etc. is democratic. Please try and explain exactly why you don't think the EU is democratic. What specific elements do you have issues with? Everyone who sits at the top of the table are Fede...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Ah, my favourite fallacy. That the EU takes power away from Westminster. As usual, and ever since the leave campaign's wheels were in full motion, this is sprouted as a general statement or complaint about legislation and laws being dictated to the UK. There's never specific examples that particula...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

That only works if you deny the existence of everything that everyone has been telling you about the effects of Brexit. That is the UK Government all the way down to posters on here. Just process that for a minute I don't believe what SOME people have been saying about the effects of Brexit. It's a...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

"federalist love in"? LOL I did wonder how long it would take for any attempt at a proper argument would end up at "WE WON, YOU LOST, GET OVER IT" The more you demand your perfect Brexit, the more likely it is to slip away. You've a very selective memory. You've already admitted...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Tall Paul wrote:Pretty sure the truth is the exact opposite of this.

Then lets test it. As I said, nothing prevents a future government from taking us back in if it turns out wrong. What's to fear.
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

You don't think your fantasy Brexit delusion isn't as divisive? Look, I get that you believe that you don't know anyone who voted remain, but surely you concede that the reality is far different and we are a genuinely split country on this? The only deal that unites us is one that we can all deal w...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

And exactly the same post could be aimed at you Colburn. The easy deal never existed. It only existed pre-2016. As soon as the referendum was won, the reality of it sank in. Impossible to have our cake and eat it in 2016, in 2017, in 2018 and guess what? just as impossible in 2019. The ability to i...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

But what happens if there is still a hung parliament after the next GE? Where do we go from there? Wether the Parliament is hung should be irrelevant to delivering the referendum. I dont believe there will be a hung parliament however, unless Boris completely screws it up, but if there should be ha...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

What happened to the easiest deal in history Andy? What happened to the EU bending over backwards for us? What happened to us holding all the cards after voting to leave? What happened to the row of the summer? All those bullshit claims made by Leavers had disintegrated long before the Benn Act was...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

The elected parliament that wants an extension in the event of no deal? If you don’t want these allies to ‘interfere’ them surely they accept the delay our sovereign parliament requests. The problem is the elected parliament isnt acting on behalf of the electorate, the majority who voted leave. Dem...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 63
Views: 4071

Re: Ben Mee

This idea that CBs need to be ball players is a recent fad. As teams keep giving away goals like Norwich or Citeh on Sunday, it's a fad that will die a natural death fairly soon. What these teams gain in attacking options is minuscule to the problems they create by not doing the basics.
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kamara
Replies: 18
Views: 2242

Re: Kamara

Tricky Trevor wrote:On GoS did a very comprehensive review of our goal and was most complimentary.

Its beginning to be a weekly thing, he does love goals created on the training ground.
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris and his pet snake
Replies: 19
Views: 670

Re: Boris and his pet snake

Why have they never bothered chasing Thierry Henry for touching up Jamie Carragher, the dirty pervert should be locked up.....
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 63
Views: 4071

Re: Ben Mee

As good as you'll get from a last ditch defender but we need to improve to do better and we somehow need to find someone who is as good as Ben in defence but can also play out from the back without making so many mistakes. It's usually every game he makes a mistake and it has cost us in the past. W...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 63
Views: 4071

Re: Ben Mee

Ben is truly immense for us, but taking off the Claret and Blue Specs, if he played for, let’s say Southampton, I’d not think he was good enough for an England Cap. That might be true, but it's only because he isnt a show pony. Does any team really want a show pony at the centre of their defence. O...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Road to Wembley starts this weekend
Replies: 63
Views: 3450

Re: Road to Wembley starts this weekend

Darlo progressed again.
They've been banned from the competition ever since they got kicked down the league I'm still not sure why they were banned when other clubs in similar circumstances weren't.
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick goal
Replies: 57
Views: 3948

Re: Hendrick goal

randomclaret2 wrote:Special word for Tarky...blocked off 2 defenders at once

Nah, he blocked off Keane and a lump of wood called Schneiderlin.
It was a great move though, as was Wood against Norwich. Remember when we never scored from corners.....
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: soft pens
Replies: 16
Views: 565

Re: soft pens

I've always been of the opinion that if you can stay on your feet you should, that said you can see why some players exaggerate it. All you can ask for is consistency, so far VAR has been consistently a waste of time. Officialdom has no excuse anymore, but they are still determined to screw it up. I...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Toffee messagboard
Replies: 26
Views: 3707

Re: Toffee messagboard

The problem Everton fans have with Silva isnt just the results. It's the post match interviews which are exactly the same every single time they lose. It's as if he is the only one who cant see it. He thinks Everton were unlucky, the fans know that they weren't. If your team play shite, you should h...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick goal
Replies: 57
Views: 3948

Re: Hendrick goal

Why would he want to drop into the championship.
Our wages arent that bad, and our bonuses are some of the best. He also sounds as though he is loving it still at Burnley.
Hes going nowhere.
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick goal
Replies: 57
Views: 3948

Re: Hendrick goal

Kammy will be creaming himself on GOS , as he does love a goal from the training ground. We would be daft to let Jeff go, but I'm not concerned. I dont think there will be better offers out there, Burnley players do tend to go under the radar. I've said previously, he plays better with the game in f...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jay Rod v Wood v Barnes
Replies: 89
Views: 2774

Re: Jay Rod v Wood v Barnes

There has to be room for all 3 to get plenty of game time. Jay Rod gets better all the time, but Wood and Barnes should start, for now. They've developed a partnership, and I would always judge them on how many goals they score as a pair, rather than individually. Jay offers something different, and...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool penalty
Replies: 87
Views: 2707

Re: Liverpool penalty

Not bothered really, I haven't seen it yet. I just find it funny that Leicester fans complain about it when they have Jamie 'the swan' Vardy in their side.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 63
Views: 4071

Re: Ben Mee

I don't think it's down to that. Mee isn't a ball playing defender - never well be. He's someone who is best when the other team are against him time and time again. So I can totally understand why he's not in the England side. A ball playing defender like Norwich have. ;) The last few weeks has se...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pieters injury
Replies: 49
Views: 3755

Re: Pieters injury

Youd think with what Coleman has been through, hed be keener than most to time his tackling better. I haven't seen ot again yet, but the radio on the way home said the first was a clear straight red. They couldn't believe VAR didn't send him off. It's good to see Charlie back and I too think hell ke...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Everton - Player Ratings
Replies: 71
Views: 3597

Re: Burnley v Everton - Player Ratings

Pope 7 flawless, but he did have very little to do
Lowton 6
Tarks 8
Mee 9 mom
Pieters 7 amazed he carried on, true soldier
JBG 6
Hendrick 8
Westwood 7
McNeil 8
Barnes 6
Wood 7

Jay Rod 7
Taylor 7

Thought we weren't at our best today, but looked comfortable anyway. Great 3 points.
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Only one coup going on here Damo The one that was stopped by the supreme court Whether Brexiteer like it or not, we are a parliamentary democracy. To get Brexit through that is a challenge no doubt, but it has to be done right. Pretending that the ends justify the means isn't doing anyone any favou...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

martin_p wrote:People can take the ‘necessary steps’ to protect against a hurricane, doesn’t mean they avoid damage.

It doesn't mean they are going to get hurt anyway either.
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

You're never going to get it. You will always think that the EU are the ones who should make concessions to us despite it making absolutely no ******* negotiating sense since their hand is far stronger than ours. There's no reasoning with someone like you. I dont think the EU have to make concessio...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

You do understand that there are a lot more implications to leaving with "no deal" than simply trade? Re: Trade. As you say, we could revert to WTO terms, which experts and businesses generally say would be damaging, but in many other areas the governments own papers suggest that we will ...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

When ministers spoke of getting a deal being easy, they were hardly likely to foresee that, all those politicians who said it was a once in a lifetime vote, and leave means leave would do everything they could to undermine them. I know the rhetoric doesn't give the wanted sound bite, but there is no...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jay Rod
Replies: 16
Views: 2423

Re: Jay Rod

It was a good performance, and a great goal, but his tackle on Grealish was awful. Not trying to criticize JRod but he needs to learn to tackle better than that if he is to help out in midfield.
I hope he starts getting more minutes, we need him hungry, if only to keep Barnes and Wood on their toes.
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The New Labour Leader
Replies: 221
Views: 4851

Re: The New Labour Leader

Brexit hasn't been cancelled. No one is standing in the way of the will of the people. That's just bullshit that is being spread by extremists who want the most damaging form of Brexit possible, for which there is absolutely no mandate. The will of the people is to leave the EU based on campaign pr...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheffield united
Replies: 16
Views: 1682

Re: Sheffield united

I think they've had a great start, but I too think they'll go down. Its interesting the 3 different approaches of the promoted teams, and I think Sheff U have the best strategy. They've bought a very good Championship team, that's getting lots of experience, and will no doubt be hungry to bounce bac...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Erik Pieters what a bargain
Replies: 54
Views: 3178

Re: Erik Pieters what a bargain

Been a great signing, not his best yesterday, but could have been mom against Norwich.
A tough call as I've always liked Taylor, but whoever claims the starting shirt Eric has already proved his worth.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time for a change away from home?
Replies: 18
Views: 1610

Re: Time for a change away from home?

I prefer 442, most other teams hate playing against us because of it. Where we let ourselves down, is not getting the ball on the deck and playing to feet, or running the channels. The long ball is effective, but we need to mix it up more. We have the players, especially out wide to get the ball int...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stoke
Replies: 35
Views: 1795

Re: Stoke

I thought they'd played well, and had some good looking players, knocked it around fine...... Until Butland. It must be a real concern for the defence knowing he is behind them. I feel for Jones, I dont agree with his persistence in the diamond formation, but he seems a good bloke. The team showed t...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Sep 27, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

So what you are saying is that you have left the Labour party (as you have grown older) and not that they have left you like you have previously claimed. No I still care about helping the less fortunate in our society. I just don't believe someone who is fit and able to work, but cant be bothered i...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

The Labour Party have been as far to the left, if not further, in the 40 years you claim to have been a member than they are now. They have, but only just. It's been said on other forums and probably this one as well, that when you are young, and naive, what's not to like about a caring sharing soc...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

And I’ll ask you the same question I’ve been asking other Brexiteers throwing doubt on the EU extending article 50. Is no deal so scary to the EU that ’keeping it on the table’ is the only way of getting a good deal or something they’ll choose to enter into on 31st October when the option is there ...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

No offence, but I'd vote for Farage before I'd ever believe you were a socialist. Not a chance with your posts on here. I was a Labour Party member for 40 years and attended conference down at Bournemouth once. I've said many times, I never left the Labour Party, they left me. I know lots of friend...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18187
Views: 338927

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

martin_p wrote:It’s not anyone’s duty to get behind the leader of the country. I’ll use one of Wrongo’s favourites here, if you want that sort of thing get to North Korea.

I never believed it was, I was using Andrew's argument against him. Which you would know if you bothered to read it.

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