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by SkiptonClaret
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowton, Pieters, Brady, Cork, Hendrick & Jay Rod
Replies: 39
Views: 2693

Re: Lowton, Pieters, Brady, Cork, Hendrick & Jay Rod

Trouble is, over the last two years those "couple of guys a season" have only been good enough to become reserve players covering for injury So two first team starters each year for the last couple of years and two for this seems about right 13 of our current squad are contracted until they are int...
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: sorry but its time for a change
Replies: 56
Views: 3018

Re: sorry but its time for a change

Long Time Lurker wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:14 pm
I thought he was being historically perceptive.

When Hughes was at Blackburn Rovers, Man City and QPR his Technical Director ( head recruitment honcho ) was Mike Rigg.
Well if Pieters is Rigg’s idea of a Premier League footballer then we truly are fu**ed
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: sorry but its time for a change
Replies: 56
Views: 3018

Re: sorry but its time for a change

Archer wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:32 pm
Mark Hughes
I was really referring to current Premier League managers, apologies if that wasn’t obvious. However, somewhat ironically, your answer does rather make my point.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowton, Pieters, Brady, Cork, Hendrick & Jay Rod
Replies: 39
Views: 2693

Re: Lowton, Pieters, Brady, Cork, Hendrick & Jay Rod

Given two of the O/P list were our only permanent signings in summer it goes to show just how bad our transfer window was. Yet the self congratulations on here was something to behold (let’s not even start on Drinkwater). Yet, incredulously, there’s plenty on here apparently pinning their hopes on J...
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: sorry but its time for a change
Replies: 56
Views: 3018

Re: sorry but its time for a change

I don't really have a problem with Pieters as a signing. He was meant to just be backup to Taylor who is a top quality player. I do have a problem with the fact we have to choose between Lowton and Bardsley every week. And don't get me started on Cork again. The back up still needs to be good enoug...
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: sorry but its time for a change
Replies: 56
Views: 3018

Re: sorry but its time for a change

What other Premier League manager would have signed Erik Pieters ?
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are we down?
Replies: 276
Views: 22393

Re: Are we down?

No, we’ve got the January transfer window. Couple of old lads in the Cheshire / Staffs area that are up for it and can do a job. We’ll be fine.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 96
Views: 5729

Re: Danny Drinkwater

FactualFrank wrote:Lotto numbers SkiptonClaret.
Another player on a downward trajectory (Crouch, Lennon, Walters...). Don’t need lottery numbers as it’s blindingly obvious.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 96
Views: 5729

Re: Danny Drinkwater

”Bwilliant signing”

CT. August 2019.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Inexcusable
Replies: 102
Views: 4735

Re: Inexcusable

(Felt I had to comment just to justify CT’s rather pathetic post)
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Inexcusable
Replies: 102
Views: 4735

Re: Inexcusable

This will continue to happen until we actually sign some players that are capable of flair, creativity and forward thinking. The team is full of workhorse type players that simply just put in a shift, results like today happen when they don’t, and hoof it forward in hope of “something” happening. G...
by SkiptonClaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon & Pieters
Replies: 64
Views: 8056

Re: Lennon & Pieters

Pieters is an incredibly limited footballer. However he’s the absolute embodiment of a “Dyche type” player - honest, experienced, meat and two veg, old pro. Hence he will be consistently picked regardless of the alternatives. Lennon is a classic example of the old and past it type of player we have ...
by SkiptonClaret
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not so Mighty on the night Clarets versus Slumberland
Replies: 371
Views: 17679

Re: Mighty Clarets versus Slumberland

Calm down lads we put all the kids in, remember ?
Hart, Bards, Longy, DD, Lenno...
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Positives and Negatives
Replies: 28
Views: 3531

Re: Positives and Negatives

Not sure how long we can get away with playing Charlie Taylor’s dad at left back ?
by SkiptonClaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546652

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

KefkaClaret wrote:We aren’t signing anyone. Any bids at this stage are just to sate fan expectation and say “oh well we tried”. It’s fine we have January to sign players :lol:
Wrong. Jonah signs next week, Deano the week after.
by SkiptonClaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546652

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Experienced pro, right age. Can car share with Bards. Get it done
by SkiptonClaret
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546652

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Walters would have been a cracking signing but for the injury he picked up, Bardsley has been terrific. Crouch, not for me, but was no more than short term deal. More than happy with Pieters who is younger than all those and is an experienced Premier League player. Absolutely, Walts could still tea...
by SkiptonClaret
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546652

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I find it strangely reassuring in these times of general uncertainty that our scouting network has advanced no further than the Potteries. Don’t you ? #hardbrexit
by SkiptonClaret
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546652

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

ksrclaret wrote:Your kind of signing this one, isn't it Skipton.

Just hoping we can snap up Geoff Cameron, Ryan Shawcross and Mame Biram Diouf before the start of the season.
Bob on. It’s a quality signing.
by SkiptonClaret
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546652

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Over 30 and from Stoke, solid pro. Ticks all the boxes. Cracking signing.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546652

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

We’ve seriously no interest in McBurnie ? Why ? Too young ? Scouting network gets nosebleeds south of Stoke ? Or he sounds dangerously “foreign” ?
by SkiptonClaret
Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546652

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Jags & Crouchy. Lenno and Defour to come back. Do we need anymore ? Solid start to a “Legends” team right there.
by SkiptonClaret
Sun May 12, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scott Carson
Replies: 38
Views: 3581

Re: Scott Carson

MACCA wrote:Fits the profile

If he comes, then welcome.
The profile being “old” I assume ?
by SkiptonClaret
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Austin
Replies: 56
Views: 4749

Re: Charlie Austin

Quickenthetempo wrote:Burnleys transfer policy is to sign players that haven't reached their peak. So I would be surprised if we signed him now.
Decent player though.
Reid, Taylor, Defour, Lennon, Walters, Bardsley, Crouch, Hart...

Yeah, “policy”.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hopefully recruitment plans start now onwards
Replies: 29
Views: 2369

Re: Hopefully recruitment plans start now onwards

Youth, youth and youth. Please don’t waste money on utterly pointless signings like Walters, Crouch, etc
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So, Cardiff or Brighton for the Drop?
Replies: 64
Views: 5031

Re: So, Cardiff or Brighton for the Drop?

Right_winger wrote:I’d love to see Brighton choke and go down. Cannot stand the place, the people and the plastic club.
Could I ask what you don’t like about the place and people. I lived there for a few years so interested in the take of someone who, I assume, hasn’t ?
by SkiptonClaret
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bye bye Dyche or buy buy Dyche
Replies: 66
Views: 3903

Re: Bye bye Dyche or buy buy Dyche

The list of players people have said need to go in the summer is as long as my arm. Hoping for a huge 'freshen up' is only going to lead to disappointment, it could happen but there's nothing to suggest that's how the club operates. Brady Defour Lenon Walters Hart Crouch Ward Also seen calls for Ba...
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie brady
Replies: 79
Views: 6084

Re: Robbie brady

The Irish Messi (in his own head). As someone else has said - arrogant little sh1t, get rid.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dreadful Performance
Replies: 40
Views: 3047

Re: Dreadful Performance

Played off the park by 10 man Leicester first half, and when they sat back second we had one tactic - a diagonal hoof. And when that didn’t work, we brought on a taller player to diagonally hoof it to. And to top it all off, Vydra gets given 4 minutes. What a ******* insult. Just get rid of the clo...
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation is imminent
Replies: 145
Views: 8885

Re: Relegation is imminent

Muppet Crouch for the last 20 mins. Peasant tactics good enough for the peasant fans, yeah... If Wood can't do it, Crouch can't. Some of the hard of learning around me in thE BL were giving Wood dogs abuse and absolutely creaming themselves at the arrival of the Podcast One. I attribute it to a ref...
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation is imminent
Replies: 145
Views: 8885

Re: Relegation is imminent

Regardless of Division, who wants another season of this joyless, moribund, one dimensional anti-football ?
by SkiptonClaret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Does the Real Blame Lie With Sean Dyche ?
Replies: 91
Views: 5742

Re: Does the Real Blame Lie With Sean Dyche ?

Just had a quick look and we have 14 players aged 29 and upwards. No one else feel this should be addressed ? When are we going to successfully recruit younger players ?
by SkiptonClaret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rabbit out of the hat!!!
Replies: 30
Views: 2642

Re: Rabbit out of the hat!!!

No worse than summer which, on reflection, was a virtual write off.
by SkiptonClaret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rabbit out of the hat!!!
Replies: 30
Views: 2642

Re: Rabbit out of the hat!!!

summitclaret wrote:Nothing new there then. Where's the risk management on cm and out wide then. Cork or Westwood out for a while in particular and we are stuffed.
No because the ageing Belgian will be ripping it up shortly (honest).
by SkiptonClaret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ouch it's Crouch
Replies: 113
Views: 5714

Re: ARTICLE: Ouch it's Crouch

Crouch is British, experienced and a "good character" for the dressing room. Dyche's absolute wet dream when it comes to footballers. Reid, Taylor, Walters, Hart, Crouch. Evidence would suggest so, overwhelmingly. Incredibly it appears there are people on here who think SD has no input into signing...
by SkiptonClaret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Deadline Day
Replies: 413
Views: 22668

Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Somethingfishy wrote:Walters looking forward to his arrival :-D

https://twitter.com/JonWalters19/status ... 4159038465" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
That’s the spirit ! Good lad.
by SkiptonClaret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Deadline Day
Replies: 413
Views: 22668

Re: Transfer Deadline Day

ClaretAndJew wrote:Stephen's dad.
About right age for us then.
Walters, Hart, Crouch. WOW.
by SkiptonClaret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch
Replies: 469
Views: 28684

Re: Peter Crouch

Called it a few days back on the Transfer Rumour thread - but it was satire ! I did suggest we sign Darren Fletcher from them as well...still time
#greatladsforthedressingroom
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brady
Replies: 33
Views: 5558

Re: Brady

Brady is a waste of space. Can’t get him on the pitch.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mancy City versus Mighty Clarets FA Cup R4
Replies: 297
Views: 9237

Re: Mancy City versus Mighty Clarets FA Cup R4

THEWELLERNUT70 wrote:Plenty of positives and its fine margins, but we didn't have the clarity in our mindset second half
Hello Sean.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will dyche ever
Replies: 140
Views: 6829

Re: Will dyche ever

No is the short answer for this most pragmatic of managers.
by SkiptonClaret
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joe Jackson
Replies: 14
Views: 2825

Re: Joe Jackson

Came on as a sub for Charlie Austin at Blackpool 2011-12
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McNeil...What A Prospect
Replies: 93
Views: 7356

Re: McNeil...What A Prospect

We’ve become so distanced from youth at Burnley so that anyone under 24 must be sent out on loan (endlessly). I’m hoping McNeil convinces Dyche to be less wary of youth.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vokes
Replies: 47
Views: 4328

Re: Vokes

Good luck on “offloading” Walters for cash. Anyway, I’ve been expecting him back for the run in.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thank god that's over
Replies: 52
Views: 3906

Re: Thank god that's over

Leisure wrote:What did you expect?
Quite. You can rely on the football to be awful as much as you can expect the weather to be grim.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We have 3 fit keepers
Replies: 43
Views: 2370

Re: We have 3 fit keepers

5 keepers. Why ?
by SkiptonClaret
Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tammy Abraham
Replies: 85
Views: 10338

Re: Tammy Abraham

Exactly the type of player we should be targetting. Young. English. Good goalscoring record especially at championship level. Which is arguably a tougher league for youngsters. Quick. Plenty of potential. Opportunity to make money on him. Total opposite to the profile of strikers we have. Id be ver...
by SkiptonClaret
Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mcneil
Replies: 85
Views: 6883

Re: Mcneil

Hopefully it encourages Dyche to be less scared of youth. We need more of it.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 29, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jarrod Bowen
Replies: 10
Views: 1306

Re: Jarrod Bowen

We don’t do young players ! Surely the last six years have demonstrated that ? We do ageing and no risk on the whole. Couple of notable exceptions, Keane for example but if you’re young you need to be exceptional to feature under Dyche. He has no interest in youth.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche expects tough window
Replies: 260
Views: 15220

Re: Dyche expects tough window

“..and we did out perform the market last year, statistically and in the league table”

“Now we’ve got to remodel it and move it forward again.”

Has a way with words does Sean. Are they actually coached in this sh1te ?