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by Colburn_Claret
Mon Mar 08, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley destroy Anfield
Replies: 57
Views: 3196

Re: Burnley destroy Anfield

I'd be concerned if I was a Liverpool fan. We all know, in football **** happens, but you don't go from 64 games unbeaten, to losing 6 in a row, and against some average teams, being outplayed by said average teams, unless something is seriously wrong. Being on the outside its hard to tell what is w...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Luke Bennett RIP
Replies: 16
Views: 1962

Re: Luke Bennett RIP

How terrible for his family and friends. To lose someone so young must be truly heartbreaking.
R.I.P Luke, our prayers are with you
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley destroy Anfield
Replies: 57
Views: 3196

Re: Burnley destroy Anfield

Klopp had to try and change something, he's been playing the same team for 2 months with the same result. It didn’t work out, but at least he's finally tried to do something. Their string of youngsters just don't compare to Utd, City, Arsenal or Chelsea. They've had the pants down on so many clubs b...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Mar 07, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Todays other footy 6/3
Replies: 240
Views: 6759

Re: Todays other footy 6/3

Truly shocking stuff.
They just aren't a team.
You can tell there's no way back for them, they are that bad.

Fulham deserve it, even though it doesn't suit us, but I think others have far more to fear than us.
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Mar 07, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Todays other footy 6/3
Replies: 240
Views: 6759

Re: Todays other footy 6/3

claretandy wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 1:13 pm
Klopp playing a weakened team against Fulham :evil:
Do they have a strong team. The lack of character without Henderson and VVD is amazing
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I don't think they like us
Replies: 63
Views: 3668

Re: I don't think they like us

I wonder if they realise that they just add to the pleasure of being a Claret.
Every insult is greeted with a big grin or a belly laugh. The more they moan, the greater the joy. Keep it up lads.
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Video Assistant Referee yesterday
Replies: 7
Views: 1150

Re: Video Assistant Referee yesterday

Rocky can scream louder than Lacazette
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Arsenal - Player Ratings
Replies: 75
Views: 2848

Re: Burnley v Arsenal - Player Ratings

Pope 6 Lowton 7 Tarkowski 7 Mee 8* Taylor 7 JBG 6 Brownhill 6 Westwood 6 McNeil 6 Vydra 8 Wood 6 Pieters 7 Brady 5 Most of the team you could take a point off for the first half, and add a point for the second half. Mee takes mom for his contribution to the result. Vyds played very well, but didn't ...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation fodder - anyone worth taking?
Replies: 60
Views: 2823

Re: Relegation fodder - anyone worth taking?

I don't think clubs getting relegated, are desperate to balance the books as they once were. Common sense finally taking hold. But it means there won't be any bargains to be had, and unless the player himself pushes for the move, they aren't likely to happen. We do need a replacement for Tarks, I do...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche Today
Replies: 30
Views: 3843

Re: Dyche Today

Sean looking a bit daft with his comments about us not getting a penalty when Vyds was supposedly tripped. Matej kicked the back of Saka’s leg. Definitely not a penalty. You think it isn't, I don't think it should be, soft as muck, but he stopped Vyds getting the shot away cleanly, and he was nowhe...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche Today
Replies: 30
Views: 3843

Re: Dyche Today

That could possibly say more about Arteta than it does about Dyche. Arteta, like Klopp, can only ever see his own team. He never gives anyone any credit, and can never understand how they didn't win. Managers like that have a big problem, because unless you see the problems, how can you fix them. I...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So who thinks we will win at Goodison
Replies: 36
Views: 1718

Re: So who thinks we will win at Goodison

Any result at Goodison is a possibility, because you can never tell which Everton, or which Burnley will turn up.
Hopefully the Everton that played Fulham, and the Burnley that played Leicester.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our Pitch
Replies: 16
Views: 1488

Re: Our Pitch

It isn't poor, just a bit grassless in areas. It's still flat as a pancake, gives an even bounce, and doesn't cut up in a tackle. Captain Black, last season he moans because the grass is too long, this year he moans because the grass is too short. You can't please some people, especially winless Goo...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I don't think they like us
Replies: 63
Views: 3668

Re: I don't think they like us

I laugh when I see that pure shite spouted by opposing “supporters”. We hardly “parked the bus”, that’s the nonsense they resort to when they didn’t actually watch the match and just want to take the **** because they’re mad their pretenders lost. The truth hurts, and the truth is we were far and a...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal
Replies: 454
Views: 6138

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal

Always want a win, but more than happy with a very good point.

Still finished with 5 shots on target to their 2, but what might have been if we could cross the bloody ball.
A lot of goal mouth scrambles, but when the lads put their bodies on the line like that, it just makes you proud to be Claret.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal
Replies: 454
Views: 6138

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal

Colburn_Claret wrote:
> Unlucky Wood, it came in very quickly so not much time other than to react.
> Good save from Leno
Take that back, seen the replay
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal
Replies: 454
Views: 6138

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal

Unlucky Wood, it came in very quickly so not much time other than to react. Good save from Leno
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal
Replies: 454
Views: 6138

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal

Good effort Eric
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal
Replies: 454
Views: 6138

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal

strangely the stats have the match at 4 shots each. Burnley 3 on target to Gooners 1 41% possession while low, isn't for a Burnley team. The mind set is right, just the execution letting us down. We need to Josh to step up second half, but most of all we need to cut out the needless, unforced errors...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal
Replies: 454
Views: 6138

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal

We seem to play better second half all season, but we need to be still in this at half time.
Concede another and we are cooked.





Thats better
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal
Replies: 454
Views: 6138

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal

huw.Y.WattfromWare wrote:
> Pope will cop it for that but show him outside FFS. He always comes onto
> his right.
Same as SApurs, only it was Brownhill that let Son come inside. Our whole defensive strategy is based on forcing players outside. Really poor.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal
Replies: 454
Views: 6138

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal

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by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal
Replies: 454
Views: 6138

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal

Bench looks a lot stronger, hopefully a sign of things to come.
Another performance like Wednesday, and I'll be happy regardless of the result.
Mind a win would make me even happier.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SPOT THE BALL Game 10
Replies: 95
Views: 658

Re: ***SPOT THE BALL*** Game 10 Starts here With OPTA predictions

Ray Pointer

1. B5
2. C7
3. D6
4. C9
5. F9

Fingers crossed the opta stats are on the ball, again.
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 05, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Handball rule change
Replies: 29
Views: 915

Re: Handball rule change

Ashingtonclaret46 wrote:
Fri Mar 05, 2021 5:35 pm
Colburn---this changes on 1 July which is the close season.
Misunderstood that, thanks.
I was just told at work that they were changing.
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 05, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Handball rule change
Replies: 29
Views: 915

Re: Handball rule change

The law needed changing, but the timing stinks.
How unfair is that to Fulham, if they get relegated not because they had least points, but because they changed the rules mid season.
The people in charge of this shambles should hang their heads in shame.
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 05, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bardsley
Replies: 88
Views: 3399

Re: Bardsley

We are fortunate to have the quality of Bards and Pieters as cover for full backs.
Good news.
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 05, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I rest my case
Replies: 45
Views: 3439

Re: I rest my case

Offside should be judged that level, as seen by the human eye and with normal views as to what means level, is onside. They don't need to draw lines on the pitch for VAR. VAR can look at a still photo and say "is he level". It was specifically stated in guidance to refs thirty years ago that level ...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 05, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool-Chelsea
Replies: 35
Views: 980

Re: Liverpool-Chelsea

Klopps post match interviews are getting worse.
He looks like a lost sheep.
He can never understand how they lose.
It's little wonder the players aren't performing for him.
I wouldn’t be surprised if he isn't there next season.
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 05, 2021 1:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sir Ian mclelelelelean
Replies: 11
Views: 1432

Re: Sir Ian mclelelelelean

Did anyone on the board know him before he left Burnley
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 05, 2021 1:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: This season?
Replies: 11
Views: 715

Re: This season?

No

It has been very strange, but the crap we have had to bear this last year, would have been even worse without football.
It's been the same for most teams, so as long as the playing field stays level, play on
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 05, 2021 1:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I rest my case
Replies: 45
Views: 3439

Re: I rest my case

You ever listen to the waffle on MOTD? If a player from a 'big' team goes down it is, "It was minimal contact but he was justified in going down to win the free kick/penalty." but if it a player from one of the 'lesser' clubs (except Newcastle if Shearer is on) then it is, "Not enough contact for m...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alex Elder - The Ball at his Feet
Replies: 29
Views: 1180

Re: Alex Elder - The Ball at his Feet

Enjoyed that.
Training on the cinders behind the Longside, I wonder how modern footballers would cope. :lol:
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Mar 04, 2021 9:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matt Lowton - Last two month
Replies: 29
Views: 1700

Re: Matt Lowton - Last two month

Clearly was been told not go forward up until the last month. Which begs the question why dyche didn't trust him going forward? The whole team have been pushing forward better since the Villa game, which we'd all complained about, Lowts is just doing it better than the rest. Our football performanc...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SPOT THE BALL Game 9
Replies: 92
Views: 731

Re: ***SPOT THE BALL*** Game 9 Opta predictions now in

Ray Pointer

1. B8
2. C4
3. C11
4. D10
5. G8
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to try Lowton at right midfield?
Replies: 57
Views: 1512

Re: Time to try Lowton at right midfield?

Maybe, although that would still only be 3 wingers. We had Hendrick and Lennon leaving last season, both of whom played that role. The issue would be if we signed a player who didn't play, and/or wasn't good enough for whatever reason. I also struggle to understand why after 4 years in the prem we ...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Mar 02, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to try Lowton at right midfield?
Replies: 57
Views: 1512

Re: Time to try Lowton at right midfield?

It's not all that long ago that Bardsley was playing because Lowton was out of form. I wouldn't say there's a great deal between them, although when Lowton is in form, he is the better player. Let's be honest, the madness is that we haven't signed a right midfielder/winger. If we had, and JBG and B...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Mar 02, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to try Lowton at right midfield?
Replies: 57
Views: 1512

Re: Time to try Lowton at right midfield?

Brownhill just doesn't work there, even Pieters was better, so Lowton must be worth a shout I think people who support this, fail to see the patently obvious, which is we would be strengthening one position, by making another weaker. Wether Lowts would do a job there is irrelevant imo, because we n...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 16 games in 8 weeks !!!
Replies: 32
Views: 1962

Re: 16 games in 8 weeks !!!

It was more of a shock when Sean said only City had played the same amount of games over that period, and Leeds had only played 8 or 9 games to our 13. I still think there is a pecking order to the premier league, and a bigger club would have got some of the games rescheduled. He said neither Burnle...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to try Lowton at right midfield?
Replies: 57
Views: 1512

Re: Time to try Lowton at right midfield?

Max Thompson made a lovely JayRodesque dummy to set up Mumbongos first against West Brom. No more round pegs in square holes. We've blooded quite a few youngsters this season for cameo roles, it's time to give one of them the chance to step up for a full game. Dwight only got his place under the sam...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: World Cup 2030
Replies: 25
Views: 616

Re: World Cup 2030

I wouldn't go anywhere near it to be honest.

You pay millions of pounds to promote yourself, and they just give it to the country with the biggest backhanders.
If we haven't learnt anything from the last 2 attempts we've got our heads stuck up our arse.
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Mar 02, 2021 8:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kevin McDonald'
Replies: 17
Views: 1644

Kevin McDonald'

Big story on Sky Sports News, that Kevin is suffering kidney failure. One kidney doesn't work, the other down to 10%, so his game is on hold whilst he waits for a transplant. First came to light when getting his medical at Burnley. It something he's coped with throughout his career, but now got to t...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SPOT THE BALL Game 9
Replies: 92
Views: 731

Re: ***SPOT THE BALL*** Game 9

In conjunction with Slap Better Productions and Dodgy Dave from Lower Darwen, here are Opta's predictions for Game 9, assuming that ALL players catch the bus Amazingly, Opta has NOT predicted a draw for ColburnClaret :o :shock: https://i.imgur.com/GABa0pJ.png https://i.imgur.com/JUe2SC2.png OPTA kn...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill RM - never again
Replies: 51
Views: 2907

Re: Brownhill RM - never again

It isn't his position, the same as it isn't Pieters, but he's asked to do a job by Dyche because he doesn't think we have any one else. It's wrong to knock him for something out of his control. In days of yore, you'd just go to the reserves and pick a rt winger. I'd like to think we could do the sam...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good time to play Leicester ?
Replies: 29
Views: 1228

Re: Good time to play Leicester ?

It wasn't a good time to play Fulham, West Brom or Spurs if you understood football at all. This is a good time to play Leicester, but it guarantees nothing. Unless we are at the top of our game we'll get little. We showed today that we are OK. We can defend a lot better, and with Wood back, carry m...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tottenham versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 648
Views: 8480

Re: Tottenham versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Despite the scoreline, which imo was always going to happen, Spurs were just due a game where it all came off, we kept going created chances and carried on attempting to play as we did against Villa and Brighton. That's very important going forward. So we were second best, so what. It's still been a...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tottenham versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 648
Views: 8480

Re: Tottenham versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Shocking
A great goal from them, but far too easy.
No pressure on Son, no one taking responsibility at the back.

I just felt all week Spurs were due one of those games
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today’s football 27/02
Replies: 259
Views: 5158

Re: Today’s football 27/02

You have to be happy at that.
Fulham by far the better team, but that just highlights how poor Palace are.
I thought Fulham were bang average, much like against us.
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today’s football 27/02
Replies: 259
Views: 5158

Re: Today’s football 27/02

This is starting to look like a matter of time.
Do you think they would have put the effort in, IF they hadn't got that flukey result at Brighton, or is it that their best just isn't good enough.

God help them if they ever sell Zaha.
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tottenham versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 648
Views: 8480

Re: Tottenham versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Team almost picks itself, I hope Jay is better for the week off, he hasn't looked anything like himself lately.
Vyds and Jay need the service mind, so I hope we try and play more forward thinking, when we can, rather than totally retreat to our own half and hand them the initiative.