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by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our club could learn this lesson.
Replies: 20
Views: 1142

Re: Our club could learn this lesson.

For me, my dad, my brother and two nephews it costs us less than £100 a month for all 5 of us. There is a lot about German football that is better than English. There are a lot of things our club could learn. But this isn't one of them. I cant remember the last time ticket prices went up, which in e...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Morocco Hiker Murderers
Replies: 29
Views: 1103

Re: Morocco Hiker Murderers

tim_noone wrote:I'm all for a red hot poker up their Ar$es tbh... The killers that is.

You volunteering yours
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Away and 3rd kits
Replies: 93
Views: 4887

Re: Away and 3rd kits

Inspired by the 91-93 Home graphic the new Away jersey, with a claret versio of out princple partner LoveBet's logo, gives a nod to this with its centre front tonal chest graphic. Inspired by the “bird crap” shirt :shock: Got to say i like it. Although wish it was even more like the bird crap one.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Setting up an official supporters club
Replies: 28
Views: 1246

Re: Setting up an official supporters club

Inter Milan clarets arent happy. Theyve been beaten to it by some official group
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Morocco Hiker Murderers
Replies: 29
Views: 1103

Re: Morocco Hiker Murderers

Dont agree with the death penalty. But its only as barbaric as what they did. So **** em amd good on Morrocco for taking a stand on the scumbags. As dor the country. Didnt get hassled as much as i expected. Egypt, Gambia and Magaluf were worse... But probably one of my least favourite places. That s...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tripps to complete move to Atletico Madrid
Replies: 30
Views: 1216

Re: ARTICLE: Tripps to complete move to Atletico Madrid

The Spurs fans weren't happy with him last season, a couple I spoke to said they believed playing so well for England in the World Cup had gone to his head. I'm not sure I believe that I am with you there Tony. Don't know the lad. But I can say for certain that wont have been the case. Seems very g...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Away and 3rd kits
Replies: 93
Views: 4887

Re: Away and 3rd kits

ClaretTony wrote:I've not seen this one but had it described and it could be a similar design to that although I'm told the flashes, or whatever we are having, are in claret.

Like a reverse of the 1992 home Kit.

PLEASE SAY YES!
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Away and 3rd kits
Replies: 93
Views: 4887

Re: Away and 3rd kits

wilks_bfc wrote:Clubs just released a sneaky preview

Liking the look of that!
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2 men arrested for terrorism in Burnley
Replies: 56
Views: 3146

Re: 2 men arrested for terrorism in Burnley

Imploding Turtle wrote:Not any more.

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Tim? Where are you Tim?
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2 men arrested for terrorism in Burnley
Replies: 56
Views: 3146

Re: 2 men arrested for terrorism in Burnley

Local cricketer wrote:Doubt it looking at the addresses given

Tim Noone is Stoneyholmes finest. He hasn't posted on here for a few days.

That said I think he is younger than 34!
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2 men arrested for terrorism in Burnley
Replies: 56
Views: 3146

Re: 2 men arrested for terrorism in Burnley

Given age and address almost certain they were in my school class :shock: :shock:

Thankfuly didn't happen on my watch when I was milk monitor. Had them all in check!
by cricketfieldclarets
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tripps to complete move to Atletico Madrid
Replies: 30
Views: 1216

Re: ARTICLE: Tripps to complete move to Atletico Madrid

Brilliant move for what was a brilliant player for us, Spurs and England. Incredible to see him make this move and think he will really thrive. Think Atletico are the perfect team for him. And brave of him. Many English players stick to what they know. Would have been so easy for him to go to an Eve...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: b and b scarborough
Replies: 14
Views: 1097

Re: b and b scarborough

just back from a night at the Selomar. Ken and Irene were a great couple. Hotel centrally positioned for a 15 minute walk to either south or north scarborough. When we booked it was a back bedroom for £75 but when we got there they put us in a family room (room 4) with amazing views.So much so we d...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer Break, what summer break? Zizkov 1st game on Saturday
Replies: 20
Views: 934

Re: Summer Break, what summer break?

Just got my Season Ticket, 920kc or just over 32 quid. Heja Zizkov! Viktoria Žižkov - Glasgow Rangers 2:0 | Pohár UEFA 2002/03 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UDATOmo7l4&ab_channel=Dynamaxcze Hymna Zizkov! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seEZvk5tlQs&ab_channel=Dynamaxcze https://www.youtub...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth......
Replies: 78
Views: 3794

Re: Bournemouth......

Fair play to them. I’d sooner the likes of Bournemouth than Leeds or Forest.

As for gates. Who cares. If league tables were organised by gates we would be a league one club.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Design a Burnley shirt with Burnley shirts
Replies: 36
Views: 1703

Re: Design a Burnley shirt with Burnley shirts

Equally. You can’t not include a goalkeeper shirt. And that shirt would HAVE to be the Wembley 1994 one. Our first Wembley win?
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Design a Burnley shirt with Burnley shirts
Replies: 36
Views: 1703

Re: Design a Burnley shirt with Burnley shirts

ClaretTony wrote:Would you include any away shirts and if so which?

You can’t NOT include the yellow away kit from York 1992 surely?! As iconic a shirt as they come.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Former Claret appointed by The Court of Arbitration for Sport
Replies: 2
Views: 645

Re: Former Claret appointed by The Court of Arbitration for Sport

Wonder if he can help us get a refund for any fees we paid for him!
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maguire goes to United
Replies: 96
Views: 7501

Re: Maguire goes to United

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:No holding midfielder but they've had the likes of Keane, Fletcher, Carrick and then Matic sitting deep in their midfield helping to protect the back four.

I've probably missed some out...

Kleberson, Djemba Djemba and Anderson.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Bruce - BBC reporting he has resigned from Sheff Wed
Replies: 66
Views: 3198

Re: Steve Bruce - BBC reporting he has resigned from Sheff Wed

Bruce has been a decent manager. Albeit as above on the wane. He does have form for this too. Sure he’s done it more than once. Didn’t he do it going from Huddersfield to Wigan!? Not that you can blame him in this case. I also think though he is losing connection with this generation. Most players w...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Season - What are you looking forward to?
Replies: 57
Views: 1938

Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

TheFamilyCat wrote:The first VAR decision to go our way.

I think it will be sometime in April.

April 2029?
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Season - What are you looking forward to?
Replies: 57
Views: 1938

Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Seeing how doing some early business helps our early form. Ive long been frustrated at us leaving business to the last minute and as a resukt starting the season with the same 11 as others get up to speed. Not convinced Pieters and Jay will start against Southampton. However i believe they and us wi...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Shaker Ryan becomes a Claret
Replies: 20
Views: 2654

Re: ARTICLE: Shaker Ryan becomes a Claret

Bury Burnley and Barnsley!? How t f will the bbc cope?!
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Boyd back at Posh
Replies: 17
Views: 1671

Re: ARTICLE: Boyd back at Posh

Dublin7Claret wrote:Best of luck to him, always gave 100% in a Claret shirt, not short on quality either. That goal v Man City will last long in the memory

Very good player for us. Underrated by many.

Not only that a top bloke. Typical of the sort of character Dyche likes to sign.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Shaker Ryan becomes a Claret
Replies: 20
Views: 2654

Re: ARTICLE: Shaker Ryan becomes a Claret

What happendd to the young lad we released who ended up there in the first team at 16. Werent city and united pursuing him?
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 9231

Re: England v New Zealand

Well it is - you're the host, you're going to get more fans. That's basic common sense. And that's nothing against the win, it's more to do with adding an extra challenge to the cricket and football teams, to try and at some point do it in a foreign land. Which I'm sure we'll do at some point in th...
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 9231

Re: England v New Zealand

God bless the commonwealth. Winning in style with a kiwi and a Barbadian :mrgreen:

Oh and an Irish captain.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 9231

Re: England v New Zealand

Firthy wrote:England would, they'd win

I didn’t mean literally. But doesn’t matter now. :D
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 9231

Re: England v New Zealand

Wow. Never ever watched a game of cricket before. Watched that last hour and a half.

Won’t necessarily be a cricket fan after that. But that was an outstanding spectacle.

Has to go down as one of the greatest sporting finales ever.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 9231

Re: England v New Zealand

Would both take a draw now last ball
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 9231

Re: England v New Zealand

Sounds like we could do with Johnny Wilkinson.

Always tough against The All Blacks.
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our Keepers
Replies: 26
Views: 1839

Re: Our Keepers

Great video too. But quick. Lets get rid of them. We don't want too many good ones.
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our Keepers
Replies: 26
Views: 1839

Re: Our Keepers

beddie wrote:I would have liked to have watched it but I'm not signing up, free or not.

just for you!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzhtDvqAUqw
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The robot is packed away – Peter Crouch hangs up his boots
Replies: 12
Views: 674

Re: ARTICLE: The robot is packed away – Pete Crouch hangs up his boots

Great career. Incredible in fact at times. Really made the most of his ability. And a top character and nice guy. all that said it was a dreadful signing for us. Has any club ever signed a player that they originally tried to sign 20 years previous? Hope he enjoys his retirement though. Has been gre...
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton
Replies: 247
Views: 16498

Re: Tom Heaton

Bosscat wrote:https://footballleagueworld.co.uk/burnley-plotting-potential-raid-on-leeds-united-on-one-condition/


While a signing like that would make lots of sense, losing 2 senior, talented goalkeepers and starting the season with a lot of inexperience in such a crucial position would be madness imo.
by cricketfieldclarets
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton
Replies: 247
Views: 16498

Re: Tom Heaton

Without reading the entire thread, I find it remarkable how many posters are so sure that Heaton is so easily replaceable by Nick Pope. While I am not convinced GK was THE main cause of our issues last season, one thing is clear - our form since Heaton returned was incredible. And he has been Mr Con...
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jay Rod interview
Replies: 32
Views: 3602

Re: Jay Rod interview

Great interview. One thing we are definitely getting is a good lad who will work his socks off. And has a fair bit of talent to go with it. And should settle very easily into this team. Had he not had those injuries there is probably no chance he would be back here now as he was destined for a club ...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6270

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

Burnleyareback2 wrote:Shouldn't you be rejoicing that he isn't British??


Well observed. I do think we should start looking further afield. Signing a left back who has played for Stoke for the last 6 or 7 years is hardly looking further afield is it - dutch or otherwise!?
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6270

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

Tall Paul wrote:If only we had some sort of separate squad for younger players, say those under 23 years of age...

:lol: :lol: :lol: Now we are getting desperate.

Go on. Humour me. How many players have we produced in the last 15 years through that squad...?
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6270

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

We all know that, but it can't be done in one window, because that will just disrupt the squad. I agree. And that's why its important we start to do it in stages now. Jay isn't going to bring our age down. And we aren't likely to bring in more than 3 or 4 players. We have to look to replace Defour ...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6270

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

Amazed how hard people have to work to find something negative. If we finish next season playing at the level we have so far in 2019 I couldn't care less what the average age is. Good work, a good signing. Based on the current squad we will have 12 players who are at least 30 during this season. Wh...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6270

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

ClaretTony wrote:Don’t think anyone has done that. It’s been more a reaction to those concerning themselves with his age.

As above. his age when we assess this signing itself isn't an issue.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6270

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

Tall Paul wrote:Do you mean Alastair?


Probably. My spelling isn't what it was since I hit 30!
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6270

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

So you wanted someone to replace Taylor is that what you're saying? If you want a signing that would improve the starting 11, then that means Taylor would be dropped to the bench, which is harsh. No. I didn't say that. And haven't said that in any post. As above, in isolation Pieters is a pretty de...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6270

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

But we are not going to improve on a left back who looks like he has the potential to become a top-class player, are we? So why not spend money where it's put to much better use? I haven't said that Pieters is a problem signing. I have said in pretty much every post Pieters is a decent enough signi...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6270

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

Tall Paul wrote:The post you were agreeing with said:
"At some point we're going to have to start bringing the age of our squad down"

That's exactly what we have done.

You could make the argument that we need to bring it down more, but you didn't.

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

OK Alistair.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6270

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

30 isn't old is it? I bet you would have had no problem bring in a 29 year old, namely Keiron Trippier! I wouldnt have any issue signing any player that would massively improve the first eleven. whether that is 29 year old Kieren Trippier, 34 year old Cristiano Ronaldo or 20 year old Kyllian MBappe...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6270

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

It isn't spin, it's an unarguable fact. Bringing someone in at 30 to lower the age of the squad highlights the problem. Not the opposite. As I said. Good signing as backup. But it doesn't address many of our real challenges. Nor would signing Jay. But I suppose bringing Jay in to replace Crouch aga...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6270

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

Tall Paul wrote:Yet more evidence that you struggle with numbers, replacing a 33 year old with a 30 year old is bringing the age of the squad down.


Nice spin Alistair. You haven't lost it!

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