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by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northern Cyprus
Replies: 76
Views: 2727

Re: Northern Cyprus

In case you don't pick up from the other thread, Cricketfield Not least at the other end of Paphos, just up from the fort and near the car park. Simple entrance, massive site. Super mosaics.. Kourium is another not to far. Amphitheatre a cracker. Really nice village with cobbled street - Omodos. Th...
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northern Cyprus
Replies: 76
Views: 2727

Re: Northern Cyprus

In case you don't pick up from the other thread, Cricketfield Not least at the other end of Paphos, just up from the fort and near the car park. Simple entrance, massive site. Super mosaics.. Kourium is another not to far. Amphitheatre a cracker. Really nice village with cobbled street - Omodos. Th...
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Solo winter sun. Any tips? mid March-ish
Replies: 32
Views: 1340

Re: Solo winter sun. Any tips? mid March-ish

As for Winter Sun. Many above mentioned. But best place I have been that ticks all the boxes (5 hours, warm, plenty to see and do) is Israel. Amazing place.
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Solo winter sun. Any tips? mid March-ish
Replies: 32
Views: 1340

Re: Solo winter sun. Any tips? mid March-ish

I am sat drinking a beer in Cyprus and it is warm, 27/28 during the day, and many good places to visit. BFC is here too and I understand CricketfieldClaret too, although not met him. I believe he is! :D :D Any recommendations? We have a car and happy to drive anywhere on the island North or South.
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northern Cyprus
Replies: 76
Views: 2727

Re: Northern Cyprus

Am going out over the next International break for 10 nights, never been to the Northern side before but will post opinion once back in Blighty. Travelling with CyprusParadise, flying from Luton as it’s lots cheaper and can go straight to Watford on return. Was it yourself I bumped into at Latsi? I...
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembrance Day & football
Replies: 51
Views: 1406

Re: Remembrance Day & football

It was well put together and covered exactly where my dad was in the war. He never talked about it, in spite of my two sons asking him what he did throughout almost 30 years and then, on Christmas Day 1997 he started to tell them what he did in North Africa and the advance through Italy. He was Roy...
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sterling sent home
Replies: 51
Views: 2578

Re: Sterling sent home

Not like England fans to jump on our best player is it.

I mean we never did it to Rooney, Gazza, Beckham, Lampard and Gerrard, Rio, Terry, Cole...


Oh hang on.

This country loves to **** on our best.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colin has gone
Replies: 50
Views: 2918

Re: Colin has gone

Pimlico_Claret wrote:Wonder where his bag boy Rocket Ronnie Jepson will end up now?

I met Jepson when he was with Warnock at Palace. Was a real gent and was very fond of his time here. Ended up sharing a pint with him and couldn't speak highly enough of us or our fans.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McNeil on Man U forum
Replies: 40
Views: 5333

Re: Dwight McNeil on Man U forum

Disagree, I'm sure a few of our lads prefer playing most weeks with a fan base that backs them to the hills! Thinking of Westwood/Barnes sort of player, particularly Westwood that got scrutinised & was one of the 'fall guys' when at Villa. As I say. Nice thought. But every one of our players wo...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?
Replies: 28
Views: 1853

Re: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?

Jozy Altidore is good example of that. 39 goals in 69 games for AZ Alkmaar - 2 goals in 70 games for Hull & Sunderland And for every Altidore there are plenty of Van Nistelrooy, Kluivert, Bergkamp, Romario, Ronaldo, Van Persie, Kuyt, Huntelaar, Luis Suarez, Arveladze, Mols, Makaay, Nillis, De J...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?
Replies: 28
Views: 1853

Re: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?

Cricketfield does tend to struggle with numbers. It's also a bit of a stretch to compare the Eredivisie to the Premier League. Even if you discount his record in Holland, which is good he has scored as many goals in The Bundesliga for Frankfurt in far less games than Wood has for us at this level a...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?
Replies: 28
Views: 1853

Re: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?

He has 26 at 27 years old to be accurate So he has - wiki hadn't updated Saturdays goal and I hadn't realised he had scored 1 other premier league goal before he came here.. 28 next month. I am a big Wood fan. So wasn't a criticism of him. More recognition that Haller is a very good player and in t...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colin has gone
Replies: 50
Views: 2918

Re: Colin has gone

Suspect that would be Stan rather than Warnock who wouldn't.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harrogate v Portsmouth
Replies: 30
Views: 1437

Re: Harrogate v Portsmouth

Its only 4.5 hours away.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colin has gone
Replies: 50
Views: 2918

Re: Colin has gone

The game is becoming so sterile now. Definitely think he is the last or one of the last of his breed.

There are no 'rivalries' like his and Stan, Keane and Vieira etc now.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Idea for offsides
Replies: 42
Views: 1387

Re: Idea for offsides

LordBob wrote:They are discussing the offside rule on Talksport this very moment and they agree with your 'clear daylight' idea so do I.

Cant think of a better solution.

@ Rileybobs - clear day light. i.e. no part of the body is overlapping with that of the defender. Be it toe, leg, head or even arm.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?
Replies: 28
Views: 1853

Re: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?

FCBurnley wrote:Goals scored don’t always tell the full story. For example scoring for Burnley in the Premier League is much tougher than scoring for Barca etc.

Oh absolutely. That's why Suarez and Messi would get nowhere near our side.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coming soon to a stadium near you...
Replies: 8
Views: 1424

Re: Coming soon to a stadium near you...

MACCA wrote:You've nicked that of FB, saw that earlier...

I know. I saw the real Macca had posted it :D
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Index
Replies: 5
Views: 446

Re: Football Index

Had a nibble at it a couple of months ago. I think it’s a glorified online casino. The spread of buy and sell can often be large too. I didn’t lose but I did get bored quickly. The movement in player prices is basically down to them scoring, assisting and playing well in a game. If they don’t play ...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham Players
Replies: 38
Views: 2599

Re: West Ham Players

Vegas Claret wrote:None of the from the Sheff United game would have got in the Dog and Duck !

Seemed like they got in the night before!
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colin has gone
Replies: 50
Views: 2918

Re: Colin has gone

I have been a detractor of Colin and his method of working but..... He was always good for a giggle if punditting on the telly box. Tells it how it is ... perhaps him and Ian Holloway could get together and do a Saint and Greavesie type show... Stan Ternent could be the 1st guest :D HAHA Now that w...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colin has gone
Replies: 50
Views: 2918

Re: Colin has gone

Very good manager who was always good value.

Miss characters like that and a feud like his and Stans in the modern game.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?
Replies: 28
Views: 1853

Re: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?

Haller IS a good player. What would Wood cost today after 70 goals in the top flight at 25 year old?

(wood has 24 top flight goals at 28 years old).
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McNeil on Man U forum
Replies: 40
Views: 5333

Re: Dwight McNeil on Man U forum

fatboy47 wrote:Doesn't this thread tent to miss the possiblity that McNeil may actually think that Man U..the club, its fans, its manager and it's players are a bag of hyped up bellends, and that he prefers the turf?

Its a nice thought. But every single one of players would jump at the chance to go there.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham Players
Replies: 38
Views: 2599

Re: West Ham Players

ClaretTony wrote:Not from what we saw of him yesterday he wouldn’t.

And none of ours at Sheffield united would have got in Watfords side from Friday. Funny old game.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Attenborough
Replies: 40
Views: 2326

Re: David Attenborough

was a bit disappointed Galapgos wasn't on. But that aside brilliant again. Especially those swifts.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembrance Sunday.
Replies: 16
Views: 1009

Re: Remembrance Sunday.

ClaretTony wrote:And yet you posted it during the two minute silence

Besides, How do you know what time zone he is in?
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not all Brazilian players are class
Replies: 19
Views: 1372

Re: Not all Brazilian players are class

To be honest Wesley looks a decent player to me. Big, physical. not bad in front of goal with a decent record. Especially for 22. Sounds like the sort of criticism Abraham was getting but that's quietened down a bit,.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembrance Day & football
Replies: 51
Views: 1406

Re: Remembrance Day & football

Agree with some of the sentiments. And silences at football are asking for problems. Lots of West Ham (and Burnley fans) pre match drunk under the stand singing on Saturday. BUT as post above, there are that many it is hard to keep up. But having said all that, there is nothing as moving as a comple...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembrance Day & football
Replies: 51
Views: 1406

Re: Remembrance Day & football

claret2018 wrote:Which they can do on Rememberance Sunday, and again today at 11. The amount of minutes silences at games now is ludicrous. What has football got to do with the war?

Not much to be honest...….
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembrance Day & football
Replies: 51
Views: 1406

Re: Remembrance Day & football

I was in town this morning when the two minute silence was held. I was absolutely astonished that it was virtually ignored. A young couple stood next to me throughout but I think just about everyone else continued with what they were doing. This is what happens when things are overdone though. With...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Gibson
Replies: 115
Views: 4964

Re: Ben Gibson

Not really. If you read how they came to this conclusion you'll see it is a flawed judgement: 'To achieve the data, livefootballtickets.com took three steps: * The most expensive summer transfers from each club were identified. * Player appearances at each club were extracted using premierleague.co...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Index
Replies: 5
Views: 446

Football Index

Anyone use it?

Anyone had any success?
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Gibson
Replies: 115
Views: 4964

Re: Ben Gibson

Please tell us all how you knew that when we signed him. And follow it up with the next lotto numbers. And why would he have started yesterday when we were obviously going to play 4-4-2 now that Wood was back, and both Mee and Tarks had no injury news? Where were you going to play him exactly? Prob...
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Attenborough
Replies: 40
Views: 2326

Re: David Attenborough

South America tonight.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool vs Man City
Replies: 123
Views: 2569

Re: Liverpool vs Man City

I actually think we wouldve put up a better show than city. Criminal how bad they are.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool vs Man City
Replies: 123
Views: 2569

Re: Liverpool vs Man City

Tops it off they have zero confidence in that keeper
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool vs Man City
Replies: 123
Views: 2569

Re: Liverpool vs Man City

Rileybobs wrote:Horrendous situation that that’s the best back five Man City are able to field considering the money they’ve spent.

Just said same. Its shocking how theyve allowed their defence to be so poor. Very poor from pep.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool vs Man City
Replies: 123
Views: 2569

Re: Liverpool vs Man City

Rileybobs wrote:What I don’t understand is why Liverpool’s goal has stood when they used a hand in the build up. I thought that any handball in the build up to a goal would result in the goal being disallowed. I’m not necessarily saying it should have been a City penalty by the way.

Excellent point.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool vs Man City
Replies: 123
Views: 2569

Re: Liverpool vs Man City

Absolute joke that no pen given there. And theres no way they would dare overturn that when liverpool score.

Shocking.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Gibson and Stewart Ash - The Last Post
Replies: 10
Views: 1054

Re: Chris Gibson and Stewart Ash

paulatky wrote:Gibbo has done it many times in the past,
He even managed to get his trumpet into the ground at Olympiarkos

I remember him randomly turning up with it in the pub opposite smacks after we got into the play offs under coyle. Couldnt believe it. Was brilliant.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Gibson and Stewart Ash - The Last Post
Replies: 10
Views: 1054

Re: Chris Gibson and Stewart Ash - The Last Post

One of the most moving tunes there is. Gets me everytime. Especially in such silence observed by so many.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool vs Man City
Replies: 123
Views: 2569

Re: Liverpool vs Man City

0-0
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham Players
Replies: 38
Views: 2599

Re: West Ham Players

Theyve some good players. But the problem is they are the most inconsistent side in the league. Not just this season. Pretty much every season.

But forgetting today, would definitely take Anderson, Yarmolenko, Haller.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matt Lowton - odd
Replies: 54
Views: 4571

Re: Matt Lowton - odd

Bin Ont Turf wrote:I agree, but Bardsley is 34 years old and that position demands attention.

2 years younger than Alexander when we signed him. Hes just a pup.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Outstanding
Replies: 52
Views: 2750

Re: Outstanding

And to top it off Dyche and the team for keeping their heads when that goal was disallowed and just beinh relentless. Cricket Field make a very good point. would have been easy to let heads go down after the Wood / VAR goal was chalked off, however, we kept cool, pushed on and scored again before h...
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matt Lowton - odd
Replies: 54
Views: 4571

Re: Matt Lowton - odd

Burnley1989 wrote:Jesus Christ... :lol:

He saw it?
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lanzini
Replies: 51
Views: 3469

Re: Lanzini

Quickenthetempo wrote:After watching the Westwood trip on MOTD it's not as bad as it looked from the CF end, from right behind him it looked a lot more deliberate and calculated.

Equally agree doesnt look as bad from tv.

That said still needless at 3 nil.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lanzini
Replies: 51
Views: 3469

Re: Lanzini

Burnley1989 wrote:Don’t know why I enjoyed that so much :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Saw the ambulance struggling to get through after game. Instantly thought what a poor bugger :lol:

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