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by Colburn_Claret
Mon Dec 09, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are the board happy....
Replies: 53
Views: 2319

Re: Are the board happy....

with the shambles that they, and us, are watching at the moment? They need to need to spend......and on players that are actually good enough to play in the Premier League, and not the lower Championship.....at best. A month ago when wed had two 3-0 wins in a row, everything looked rosy. We were ne...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 18 Thousand Strong Home Support Dropping
Replies: 79
Views: 3335

Re: 18 Thousand Strong Home Support Dropping

Colburn --it was strange on Tuesday because I got home to Ashington at exactly 1 o'clock which is earlier than I do on a 7-45 kick off! There was absolutely no traffic from Skipton right across to Ripon and, although I had to drive the back road to Leeming Bar because the A1 was closed there was ha...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 18 Thousand Strong Home Support Dropping
Replies: 79
Views: 3335

Re: 18 Thousand Strong Home Support Dropping

We lots of excuses and reasons why our support has been dripping off Palace packed the away end all be it best support i have ever seen them bring here in 50 years of watching That meant they was less than 17,000 home support at a time we was 8th in the League City home one of the biggest games of ...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your team vs Spurs
Replies: 15
Views: 579

Re: Your team vs Spurs

Robbie Brady was one of the few bright lights against Palace, I can only imagine it was to stop him getting a new injury, so soon back, that prevented him starting against Citeh. There are a few options, but whoever we play, we HAVE to get into their faces and play positive. If we start out slow out...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater - City
Replies: 72
Views: 4373

Re: Danny Drinkwater - City

Hi everyone, so good to be back I thought the whole team selection on Tuesday was a mystery. He said Barnes wasn't fit enough to play from the off, which we have to accept, but I'd rather we'd played 442 and got whooped than whatever that was. I acknowledge that Citeh had one of those games, and the...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Duckinfield not guilty
Replies: 95
Views: 2307

Re: Duckinfield not guilty

it's sickening that folk still hold this view after all this time. a crowd doesn't think with a single mind; it is dynamic and unpredictable. it needs somebody competent to direct and manage such an entity. this man failed and people died. how many decades should it take to find out why your family...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season so far
Replies: 16
Views: 1219

Re: Season so far

The season we finished 7th we had lots of 1-0, 2-1 wins. We scraped a lot of results. This season we've had three 3-0 and a 2-0. Only lost to teams on form, and coyld easily be 3 pts better off considering Wolves and Leicester matches. I dont think weve hit the heights this season, but our ability t...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lawro's predictions
Replies: 10
Views: 1730

Re: Lawro's predictions

Id stopped checking Charlie Nicholas as he consistently had us to win, and we'd lose.
Fortunately he went for Watford at the weekend.
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lawro's predictions
Replies: 10
Views: 1730

Re: Lawro's predictions

Many of the experts do, football is football after all. The idea that the result always go as predicted is limited to Liverpool win only. Even Citeh are capable of being coupon busters.
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Crewe - U23 Latest
Replies: 36
Views: 2510

Re: Burnley v Crewe - U23 Latest

No Danny Drinkwater!!!!

I thought he might get another game with Westy missing on Saturday. I doubt he's match fit quite yet, so maybe SD is going to go with Hendrick in the middle and bring Robbie on wide.
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blades v Man U
Replies: 123
Views: 2339

Re: Blades v Man U

A good team can beat a side of exceptional individuals. Utd , like Arsenal, are a mess. Sheff U on the other hand are a prooer team. We disnt turn up at Bramall Lane, but they still took no prisoners. I, like everyone else, thought they'd finish bottom, I'm happy to be wrong. It's great to see anoth...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wot for? Versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 280
Views: 5521

Re: Wot for? Versus MIGHTY CLARETS

I haven't got a stream, but dont need one to imagine the issues. Teams set up agsinst us expecting the long balls, and when we oblige we are useless. Ive said many times, we need to get the ball on the deck and play to feet. It throws the opposition and forces them to re think tactics. Come on Sean ...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will we be awarded a penalty this season
Replies: 22
Views: 1266

Re: Will we be awarded a penalty this season

NO.

Unless someone gets tackled around the neck we haven't got a cat in hells chance of getting a conventional penalty.
It's an unwritten rule in the Referees amended rule book.
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Nov 22, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Amir Khan
Replies: 16
Views: 1676

Re: Amir Khan

He doesn't sound bitter. It sounds more like a reporter has asked him a question of why he hasnt received an award, then forgot to mention the question in the report.
A common set up for cheap journalists.
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Charlie Taylor signs new Burnley contract
Replies: 32
Views: 1990

Re: ARTICLE: Charlie Taylor signs new Burnley contract

Great news. Nice to see so many committing long term.
Like Wood, he just gets better the more he plays. Too many players written off far too early, because they dont hit the premier league ground running. It takes time to adjust to this level.
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Blake on Brian Laws appointmemt
Replies: 105
Views: 4583

Re: Robbie Blake on Brian Laws appointmemt

We had some good professionals in that team who dont just change overnight plus I though there was a real fight and siege mentality the first 3 or 4 games under Laws. Unfortunately Laws was just completely out of his depth in the Premier League. I would say in terms of management appointments from ...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Happy Thread
Replies: 72
Views: 1038

Re: Happy Thread

Grandson Kylian Patrick 1 year old tomorrow :D
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR and Offside
Replies: 30
Views: 719

Re: VAR and Offside

If they did stick to clear and obvious, then they should just let the referee review it at the side of the pitch, WITHOUT any silly bloody lines. If you need technology to pick out a big toe, it can hardly be classified as clear and obvious. Having these decisions reviewed second hand in some studio...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?
Replies: 28
Views: 1887

Re: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?

Many players, especially foreign ones, take a season to get used to the Premier league, given Haller has only got 13 games under his belt, there isnt anything to compare. Besides do you think Chris Wood would have had a sniff if he were playing up front for West Ham on Saturday, instead of us. I dou...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

Join the rest of us in the (unrepresented) middle ground? Too late for this election, but at least after 12th December Jeremy will hopefully be gone. Who replaces him could be the most important decision the Labour Party ever make. If it doesn't move towards the centre ground they may never come ba...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McNeil on Man U forum
Replies: 40
Views: 5403

Re: Dwight McNeil on Man U forum

I think they may be interested, but i dont think it would be a good move for him. There arent many wingers who take players on, and cross the ball the way he does, but you need someone in the middle to collect it, and at Man U he'd be passing to fresh air. You could try him in midfield, but he hasnt...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colin has gone
Replies: 50
Views: 2984

Re: Colin has gone

Normally I'd be rubbing my hands, but hes just an old man now, probably his last job as well, best let him go in peace.
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: "The Bruise Brothers"
Replies: 4
Views: 1024

Re: "The Bruise Brothers"

Chris Wood definitely there, but a bit more work on Ash.
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lanzini
Replies: 51
Views: 3566

Re: Lanzini

My daughter broke her collar bone 2 hours before we were leaving for a 3 week trip around Europe. It wasnt until 3 days later in Salzburg that my mother insisted we took her to hospital, that we found out what she'd got. One very guilty Dad. In her case they just put a strap around her shoulders and...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A fearful strike force.
Replies: 12
Views: 1482

Re: A fearful strike force.

That cross for Wood's disallowed goal was a thing of beauty.
Best cross of a ball since Tripps left.
If he can keep producing that quality of ball, and there is no reason to think he cant, we should be in for an enjoyable season.

UTC
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McNeil on Man U forum
Replies: 40
Views: 5403

Re: Dwight McNeil on Man U forum

Say he should be renamed McNeildinho, to impress the doubters, they also compared him to Mahrez. They do like him......lets hope they can't have him.

Not on the cheap anyway ;)
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v West Ham - Player Ratings
Replies: 66
Views: 3632

Re: Burnley v West Ham - Player Ratings

Pope 8
Bardsley 7
Tarks 7
Mee 8
Taylor 7
Hendrick 7
Westwood 9
Cork 8
McNeil 9
Barnes 8
Wood 9 mom

Close for mom, a lot of excellent performers today

What a brilliant response to last week

UTC
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Facts About the NHS
Replies: 91
Views: 1789

Re: Facts About the NHS

I worked in the NHS from 85 - 97. Loved the work but the wage was crap. The biggest problem then was the waste of money, so as bad as it seems, it is right to try to reduce costs, but that doesn't mean you have to cut the service. A modern world needs a modern service. Back when most of us were youn...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Facts About the NHS
Replies: 91
Views: 1789

Re: Facts About the NHS

I dont believe the Tories are stupid enough to think that privatising the NHS is a vote winner, so although I'm sure there are some grubby little men, rubbing their grubby little hands together at the prospect, One Nation Tories would never allow it. But it does make a good headline for the oppositi...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ** Big favour needed, please read **
Replies: 49
Views: 2285

Re: ** Big favour needed, please read **

You should be very proud of her Macca, a star in the making
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR At Everton
Replies: 89
Views: 2554

Re: VAR At Everton

Am I alone in thinking the ball came of Minas shoulder and not Allis arm.
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

No. You are considering responsibility without factoring in circumstance, and the role the government plays in creating circumstances. Ten years of very severe cuts have left many families in dire situations. When you throw in the consequences of this - family breakup, Crimea, mental health issues,...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

[quote="Cryssys"][/quote] You are confusing fault and responsibility. It isnt the governments fault that so many people live on the streets, there are many different reasons, many different backstories that contribute. Who's responsible, all of us. Society is built from the ground up. You learn it f...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

In 2016 18% of the UK population was aged 65 or over, this is forecast to increase to 22% in 2030 (source: ONS) That's hardly exponential is it? It is because in 2030 the population will be greater than it is today. So not only a larger number of people, but a larger percentage of old people. Expot...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

Cryssys wrote:I didn't think you did and now you've just proved it. Try looking things up before using words you don't understand.

My pleasure.
I did, try google
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

Cryssys wrote:Do you have any understanding of what exponential really means?
more and more rapidly.

no need to thank me, it's a pleasure.
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

1996 I think But even if interest rates were higher, the cost of housing to wages was still ridiculously favourable compared to now. The government have schemes, especially for first time buyers and on new builds. It seems strange that we are arguing about how difficult it is to buy your own home w...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

What about trying to get on the property ladder? What about having to pay to go to university? And the older generation had generous final salary pension schemes to fall back on. I know its harder for my kids to buy a house than me, but at least they can. My parents never had the opportunity or the...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

You really think it's a good idea to have zero public funding for railways? Really? These things travel at over 100mph on metal strips and sometimes carry hundreds or people. Do you REALLY think the private sector can be trusted like that? And if they can be trusted, why can't they be trusted to ru...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

So your worry is that it will cost the tax payer more money to subsidise publicly owned and managed railways than it would to subsidise privately-managed railways. Is that correct? I wouldn't subsidise privately managed railways either. If that's the case Jeremy can just withdraw the subsidies, he ...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

The rich have been bleeding everyone else here for forty years. Seven hundred deaths of homeless people in the last year. Over a million having to use food banks, including working people. And your “thriving economy to fund a happy country” argument falls apart on the subject of Brexit. Andrew, you...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

What brainwashed nonsense. Where have you been for the last ten years? The country is already I ruin due to massive cuts and sell offs so the Tories could reward their paymasters in the City with tax cuts. Privatised railways are being run so well that even a majority of Tory voters want to see the...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

Thank god for the Tories being the party for the elderly, sick and unemployed?? I've never claimed anywhere that they are Steve, but that doesnt make Labours pie in the sky policies any more palatable. What life has taught me is if you want a good health service, pensions, schools, welfare state it...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

I think the issue here is that your local pub isn't representative of the country. Just because you and the person sat next to you doesn't think it's an issue doesn't mean it isn't an issue. Fair enough, but if Labour are pinning their hopes of winning an election on the renationalisation ticket, t...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

So you think people who rely on trains to get to work every day are happy being ripped off and having a substandard service? And it might be a shock to you but not everyone votes for the party who promises to put a few extra quid in their own pocket. I dont suppose they are, but if they think it's ...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

Why is it that you are so abso-fucking-lutely certain all the ******* time about every dumb ******* thing you say, and yet as so ******* probably wrong? As of 2017 a majority of people think that the Royal Mail, rail companies, water companies, energy companies should be nationalised. Why the **** ...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

I don't think the financial transaction tax is a common topic with the lads down the pub either but I don't see what relevance that has either. So the other parties haven't said anything about helping working class men (I'm not really sure whether women aren't working class or just aren't important...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

I assume you'd level the same criticism at all the leaders so I'm not sure why this is just a point re: Corbyn. Because Corbyn is the only one wanting to renationalise big industries. A common topic with the lads down the pub, NOT. Hes the one going on about protecting workers rights, when a, right...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

I'm not sure he's as popular as you think he is. If he's serious about staying in politics, then there is a plethora of much safer seats he'd be well advised to go for. I don't think any tory seats in the SE (outside of Essex) are safe this time around. I think Boris has come across very well since...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4003
Views: 51534

Re: General Election Is On

Corbyn is good, great even when the campaigning starts but he's going to really struggle with this one. Its a Brexit election, and his policy isn't one or the other and I can't believe they have been daft enough to find themselves in this position. He went against his own beliefs just to undermine ...