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by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Guardiola on McNeil
Replies: 38
Views: 4461

Re: Guardiola on McNeil

Quickenthetempo wrote:Fergie got lucky, the best crop of youngsters ever (numbers wise) came at the right time and they didn't have much competition for years.
The amount of draws and last minute Steve Bruce winning headers wouldn't cut the mustard these days.

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Guardiola on McNeil
Replies: 38
Views: 4461

Re: Guardiola on McNeil

Not winning the champions league is not failure. You need luck to win it, everything going your way. Like not missing a penalty against Spurs or VAR not showing all the angles of a handball goal scored against you. The clubs you have to beat are amazing. There's only one club can win it every year....
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Laptop recommendation
Replies: 8
Views: 292

Re: Laptop recommendation

Rick_Muller wrote:Depends on budget. Lenovo X1 Carbon can be customised to your requirements, but it’s pricy - but also my preferred choice


Want something that I will have and use for a good few years - 5 or so. So dont mind paying a bit more.
But not too much. 3 figures will do :D :D
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Guardiola on McNeil
Replies: 38
Views: 4461

Re: Guardiola on McNeil

He managed arguably the greatest team football has ever seen at Barca and with City, he has brought a level of football never seen before in the Premier League... If anything he’s underrated. He has won the league at city (but didn't with the team he inherited). But has constantly under achieved wi...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Laptop recommendation
Replies: 8
Views: 292

Laptop recommendation

Looking for a new one for personal use, separate from my work one. Got an idea of what I want but anyone any advice for or against any appreciated. Its primarily for storing pictures and videos, maybe editing and creating stuff with them and browsing / films. No need for anything for gaming etc. Wan...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What was your fantasy football top?
Replies: 6
Views: 335

Re: What was your fantasy football top?

Literally collected kits as a kid. so had loads. The ones I always fancied but never got round to buying was most of Hollands and Croatias. They had some cracking shirts. Almost all of my shirts were foreign but did have a few other British ones despite being Burnley mad and a season ticket holder p...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Guardiola on McNeil
Replies: 38
Views: 4461

Re: Guardiola on McNeil

Spijed wrote:Aside from Foden he's not exactly been great at promoting young players into the team. Fergie on the other hand was light years ahead in that respect.

Guardiola is THE most overrated manager ever.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Roll over like a kitten on Sunday?
Replies: 34
Views: 1561

Re: Roll over like a kitten on Sunday?

I hate the idea of Liverpool winning the league. BUT if we beat City this weekend it will most certainly be the deciding factor. Especially as Liverpool have only lost one all season - against City. Imagine the global exposure now and in the future we would get from playing such a part. Also imagine...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tickets falling into the wrong hands
Replies: 52
Views: 2746

Re: Tickets falling into the wrong hands

Can anyone find out how 100s of helmond got tickets and ban them.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tickets falling into the wrong hands
Replies: 52
Views: 2746

Re: Tickets falling into the wrong hands

As if people are bothered about this!? I know loads of people who have done this and are now as claret and blue as us. Italianclaret88 - came to watch us at Brentford a few years ago. Now as big a claret as any of us and has probably been more games than many on here (and we usually win!!!) If you w...
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We're being reported to the FA
Replies: 59
Views: 5803

Re: We're being reported to the FA

This, along with a clear reluctance to buy and play players from outside the british and irish isles does the club no favours at all.

We are often seen as small time and small minded. This will only fuel that.
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lake Como recommendations
Replies: 18
Views: 754

Re: Lake Como recommendations

Thanks all. Some good tips. Como fc is quite a diatance from where we are but may have a look. Already going inter roma though. Weather like early spring... in Burnley :D
by cricketfieldclarets
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eddie Howe
Replies: 113
Views: 5784

Re: Eddie Howe

Eddie would struggle without the luxury of his Latvian backer.He can buy in talent despite have a div2 income from gate receipts. Burnley are a big club that Eddie struggled to cope with. One of his last games was at Swindon in the Carling cup when he was clueless and sat stunned as we rolled over....
by cricketfieldclarets
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 252
Views: 21251

Re: Bolton

Not sure whether that stacks up, though I am prepared for you to put me right. From what I am aware they got a 250 year lease at "nominal" rent for a stadium worth about £110 million* - paid for by you and me (amongst others) along with Manchester council - and have invested about £60 mil...
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eddie Howe
Replies: 113
Views: 5784

Re: Eddie Howe

To compare for us: 2018/19 - 40 (so far) 2017/18 - 36 2016/17 - 39 2014/15 - 28 But conceded 2018/19 - 60 (so far) 2017/18 - 39 2016/17 - 55 2014/15 - 53 GD Bournemouth 2018/19 - -17 (so far) 2017/18 - -16 2016/17 - -12 2015/16 - -22 Burnley 2018/19 - -20 (so far) 2017/18 - -3 2016/17 - -16 2014/15...
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 252
Views: 21251

Re: Bolton

No you don't. I hope all clubs that spend beyond their means crash and burn. Let's hope in a few years time the Etihad has tumbleweed blowing through the stands. You mean city that have spent millions regenerating deprived areas of manchester and improving the lives of loads of local families. Crea...
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Race around the world ...
Replies: 52
Views: 1834

Re: Race around the world ...

AndrewJB wrote:I haven’t seen this program, but agree with posters that overland is the best kind of travel. Only thing is you need time. I’d love to circumnavigate, using freighters for the oceanic legs.

Absolutely
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: First ever photo of a black hole
Replies: 33
Views: 1938

Re: First ever photo of a black hole

Marney&Mee wrote:Just glad it wasn't Tessa Sanderson...

:lol:
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lake Como recommendations
Replies: 18
Views: 754

Re: Lake Como recommendations

tim_noone wrote:Storm? What about the baby!!

She only sleeps to white noise. She will love it :D
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lake Como recommendations
Replies: 18
Views: 754

Re: Lake Como recommendations

tim_noone wrote:There will be no Helicopter rides... In sure :D

Correct
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lake Como recommendations
Replies: 18
Views: 754

Re: Lake Como recommendations

Depends on many things, how long will you be there? What are your interests? Will you have a car/minibus? Are you a millionaire ( don't know what it is but Como always makes me feel that I should be)? What the weather is like (always been good when I have been there). Lots of Villas/gardens to visi...
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lake Como recommendations
Replies: 18
Views: 754

Re: Lake Como recommendations

We stayed in Varenna, just south of Dervio. It turned out to be a great base for the little passenger ferries that criss cross the lake. Belaggio ok for a one off but stupidly overpriced. We did spend a lot of time though in Menaggio on the West bank (via ferry). Thr scenery is spectacular, and som...
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lake Como recommendations
Replies: 18
Views: 754

Re: Lake Como recommendations

Hi CC, this is one of the main sites where you can find most things. You can change the language to English; check out the experiences section, loads of options for you to consider esp. having little ones. https://www.lakecomo.is/ If you have the money, I'd go for helicopter ride for an hour or so;...
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Concorde 50 Today
Replies: 44
Views: 923

Re: Concorde 50 Today

Was always impressed seeing the raf jets flying over barlick and that part of the world. Dont really see / hear them as much now. Has the base moved or..?
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Concorde 50 Today
Replies: 44
Views: 923

Re: Concorde 50 Today

Rick_Muller wrote:this one...? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFWbuKr5-I8

Thats it
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: the little pocket in jeans
Replies: 54
Views: 2291

Re: the little pocket in jeans

theroyaldyche wrote:Correct

Or a number of substances they dont bother to search anybody for at the CFS entrance

Brains?
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Inappropriate names
Replies: 51
Views: 1781

Re: Inappropriate names

Speaking in favour of sodomy in Brunei :o
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Concorde 50 Today
Replies: 44
Views: 923

Re: Concorde 50 Today

scouseclaret wrote:I remember it flying over the Turf one sunny day in the early 1990’s. Can’t remember the game or why Concorde happened to be flying over Burnley - anybody else remember it?

May have been the one time it flew to Leeds.
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Concorde 50 Today
Replies: 44
Views: 923

Re: Concorde 50 Today

IanMcL wrote:
Nothing else has ever come close.

Tupolev Tu-144 wasnt far off :D

A great youtube video about the two online.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who should leave in the Summer ?
Replies: 38
Views: 1981

Re: Who should leave in the Summer ?

IanMcL wrote:Here we are, with our squad collectively, busting a gut to get the results needed to keep us in the prem and folk are wanting to unload a large number of them.

Poor timing and taste.

To coin a Dyche phrase. Its the reality of the situation.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 252
Views: 21251

Re: Bolton

The Bolton News are reporting the EFL forwarded Bolton money to allow the game to go ahead. You can understand them wanting to get all fixtures played but they shouldn't be propping clubs up. I think that its a sensible thing to do in **** circumstances. Don't do that and it would cause a real ****...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Race around the world ...
Replies: 52
Views: 1834

Re: Race around the world ...

The winners were there over 2 hours before the runners up even though it was edited to give the impression they were in a foot race. The signing in book had the time in one of the columns. I am not sure that was the case. But even if it was, it was still bloody close! They were behind them on the b...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope
Replies: 59
Views: 3776

Re: Pope

People who think we would command £30m for 'young' (28 years old) keeper with less than a season prem experience are in cloud cuckoo land!
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Padiham FC Fined
Replies: 47
Views: 2773

Re: Padiham FC Fined

. wrote:. knows the 3-0 result was awarded to Congleton. He believes the whole thing wasn’t investigated for months & swept under the carpet when everyone had forgotten about it.

Sounds like Hannover!
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Seat swaps announced
Replies: 25
Views: 1788

Re: Seat swaps announced

Barry_Chuckle wrote:So, from what I can gather, I 'll be unable to see what's available online, therefore I'm expected to take a day off work, drive 2 hours to see if there are any better seats available, if there aren't it will be waste of a day.

FFS :roll:


Ring them up on the freepho…. Actually!
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McNeil & Brady
Replies: 48
Views: 3131

Re: McNeil & Brady

He may have meant he puts it over first time as opposed to turning back like so many wide players do, especially when it's not their 'stronger foot'. I'd keep him out wide though until the summer, because it's not always about playing players in their best position (arguably), but where he's best f...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eddie Howe
Replies: 113
Views: 5784

Re: Eddie Howe

TheFamilyCat wrote:They can’t keep getting away with conceding that many season after season. I can see them in a relegation scrap next season.

I like Bournemouth. and I like Howe. But I am sure they will be. Said it myself.

would rather they stay up over most clubs but obviously not at our expense.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lake Como recommendations
Replies: 18
Views: 754

Lake Como recommendations

As thread title. Think a few on here have been recently. Staying on East coast of the lake (Dervio). Weather going to be hit and miss but that aside open to any recommendations. Got a bit of an itinerary and have plenty of time. Will be 4 adults and 3 kids if that affects any of the recommendations....
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Facebook and it's effects on otherwise normal people.
Replies: 60
Views: 1704

Re: Facebook and it's effects on otherwise normal people.

Like anything - has its pros and cons. People take it way too seriously and as above if you delete people / don't add them / delete them they take it personally. I like it as a way of keeping in touch with friends and family. Many friends I probably never would have otherwise kept in touch with. Fol...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Padiham FC Fined
Replies: 47
Views: 2773

Re: Padiham FC Fined

Rules are more important than morals. Welcome to the 21st century!
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Never has the ‘one game at a time’ mantra read more true...
Replies: 34
Views: 2469

Re: Never has the ‘one game at a time’ mantra read more true...

You might not concede directly from the corner but presumably you can’t measure the fact that when we do clear it, it’s only partially clear and the opposition can keep the pressure on by recycling the loose ball. Spot on. I have also had this debate on here but for some reason most don't see that ...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Race around the world ...
Replies: 52
Views: 1834

Re: Race around the world ...

One thing that amazed me and don't know if it was coincidence or planned. But how so many of them ended up bumping into each other so often. Even when they set off days apart on different routes. I think if I was to do it there would have bene points where I would have looked to team up with others....
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Race around the world ...
Replies: 52
Views: 1834

Re: Race around the world ...

Amazing how they won by that margin. Every second counted from start to finish.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Da da da da da da da der!
Replies: 23
Views: 2604

Re: Da da da da da da da der!

AlargeClaret wrote::lol:

I wish I was joking tbh :D
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McNeil & Brady
Replies: 48
Views: 3131

Re: McNeil & Brady

Centre midfielder my arse. Watching him run down the wing and away from goal and still getting a cross in, is a thing of beauty. We have another Super Mc. Spot on. The kid is 19. Ripping teams apart. Uber confident on the ball. Puts the ball over first time almost every time. Yet there are loads cl...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mitrovic
Replies: 58
Views: 3968

Re: Mitrovic

I would have Rondon if Newcastle don't get him. Would be an excellent option for us. Perfect style. A little different to both wood and Barnes but perfectly capable of playing our system. If WBA dont go up we could do worse than offer them money and or Vydra. He would certainly feature more than Vyd...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope
Replies: 59
Views: 3776

Re: Pope

so what do we do, do we keep Tom who is 32 which is about the prime age for a keeper or put our long term faith in Pope ? Tricky one, Heaton has been immense since the day he walked through through the doors, Pope was superb for the games he played last season. Pope is much more commanding when dea...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who should leave in the Summer ?
Replies: 38
Views: 1981

Re: Who should leave in the Summer ?

We need to get the right balance. We need to lower the age of the squad, get rid of the deadwood and improve on the eleven. At the same time we need to be cautious of getting rid of too many too soon. (That's why this seasons failings are still an issue if we stay up. Because it means we need to hol...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Targets
Replies: 66
Views: 6961

Re: Transfer Targets

Not saying we could afford him permanently or even on loan. But Liverpool fans are apparently very underwhelmed with Keita. Who they courted for a couple of seasons before shelling out 50m. Exactly the style we should be targeting. Quick, physical, good on the ball and gets a share of goals (usually).
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Corner Stands
Replies: 90
Views: 8358

Re: New Corner Stands

Parkinson and McMinn would be more than apt. If of course they were happy with that.

Two of our most important players in modern history. Both of which played a huge part in the same game, the one which took us back into the top two leagues.

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