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by TVC15
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham
Replies: 33
Views: 1087

Re: West Ham

I’d love West Ham to go down purely because of the fact they secured one of the most corrupt deals ever in buying that new ground. The financial advantage they gained from this and the additional uplift in gate receipts gave them a clear unfair advantage. I dislike Sullivan and Gold immensely and th...
by TVC15
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1524
Views: 157295

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

There was me thinking message forums were all about people's opinions on various subject's Of course they are and my opinion is what is there to be critical of about someone who has not done anything wrong by choosing to stay at the club ? It also comes from a poster who does not have a good word t...
by TVC15
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham
Replies: 33
Views: 1087

Re: West Ham

Almost as concerning as their next few fixtures which include Liverpool twice !!
by TVC15
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1524
Views: 157295

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Really how many league starts can he boast when he retires ? A hell of a lot more than you or any of us. Why are you critical of someone who is doing something most of us would give our right arm for and earning loads of money for doing it ? How he chooses to play out his career has got nothing to ...
by TVC15
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 89
Views: 2333

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

Agree - would love to beat Arsenal or even getting a draw with them would be nice ! Unfortunately for us we seem to be playing them at a point when Arteta has instilled a bit of fight and organisation into them. Even Martin Keown who has been super critical of the current side has been very impresse...
by TVC15
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1524
Views: 157295

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Kevin Long has rarely let us down.
He may have only played 160 plus times but that’s 160 more than any of us.
He’s made himself a good life and living out of doing something he loves.
by TVC15
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 89
Views: 2333

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

Fantastic post and my thoughts entirely as I have often said. We are not going to win the PL and many on here have even said they don't want European football because it takes away from the PL 'effort'. So what do these people want? The only thing I can think is the money but even that is illusory ...
by TVC15
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1524
Views: 157295

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Phil Jones is far better than Long as well. That was the point. The point was (partly in ridicule) was that 3 years is a long time ago to use being picked for England as a basis that someone is a good player today. I said Phil Jones for obvious reasons - and yes he would probably be good for us and...
by TVC15
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1524
Views: 157295

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Gibson was Boro's stand out performer in the PL, which earned him 3 England call-ups. So yes, I'd say he's good enough. Phil Jones was probably picked for the same squad ! 3 years is a long time - he’s had injuries and just not played enough football since then. I thought he was a great signing at ...
by TVC15
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1524
Views: 157295

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

How about loaning Gibson to a Chanpionship side but we have the option of recalling him at any time? That way he gets to play some football and if Mee or Tarks get injured he can step in and be match fit, rather than having barely played for 18 months. Because no championship side would agree to th...
by TVC15
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: South Africa v England 4th Test
Replies: 63
Views: 2057

Re: South Africa v England 4th Test

Loads of positives from this series. The opening order and getting a decent start - and that’s mostly without Rory Burns. The bowling has been very good - if we can keep Wood fit this summer and get Archer back fit then we have at last 2 opening fast bowlers to replace Jimmy A and Broad. Root found ...
by TVC15
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 89
Views: 2333

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

We also spent a long period of doing nothing in the 4th and 3rd division. Certainly don’t miss those days like playing Doncaster at home on a Tuesday night in front of a few thousand fans. I do miss going away to grounds like Doncaster to be honest - used to love it - but I was a lot younger and it...
by TVC15
Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 89
Views: 2333

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

But that’s like saying we didn’t play with anywhere near the intensity we usually do against Villa, or Chelsea, or Palace etc. We lose more games than we win so there is always a good chance that we are not going to win in the cup. I absolutely loved the cup runs under Coyle - some of the most enjoy...
by TVC15
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1524
Views: 157295

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

QPR were never going to be able to afford Wells. This is the club that has already broken FFP. The club who gave Joey Barton a 4 year deal on £75k a week without a relegation clause...so pretty nailed on they didn’t bother with similar clauses for any other players. This is also the club who under W...
by TVC15
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 89
Views: 2333

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

I think just reaching the semi-finals would really give the town and club a real buzz however in the last 30 years whilst not winning it the following clubs have had brilliant cup runs resulting in a special day out at the cup final which they will probably remember for decades to come like our old...
by TVC15
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 89
Views: 2333

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

Just because success is unlikely doesn't mean you can't have fun trying. "Dare to Dream" might be the motto. If the mentality is built into the club "this is hard but it can be done", it is likely to have a better long term impact than the mentality of "this is hard so we won't bother". IMO. Which ...
by TVC15
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 89
Views: 2333

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

That's pretty much the point. We won the Championship, which is silverware, and it appears that we have set a target of never winning any more silverware, ever. I have watched the club for 30 years or so with an astonishing degree of success and winning things - 6 promotions, 2 championships, 2 Wem...
by TVC15
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 89
Views: 2333

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

Other than Wigan and cheating Portsmouth how many clubs outside of the big 3 or 4 have won the FA Cup in the last 30 years since the Premier League began ? Even in the EFL cup it’s the big 3 or 4 teams winning it and reaching the final almost every single year. Wigan winning it was not far from the ...
by TVC15
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 89
Views: 2333

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

Oh come on. £100 million is not massive in premier league terms. Manchester City who are not going to win this league are paying £145m per season on wages alone. Not including transfer fees, running costs, etc etc. As said above. WOW. £145m ?....their last wage bill was more than £300m ! Man City’s...
by TVC15
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 89
Views: 2333

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

Not really sure what some fans want or why they do not think we are doing our best to finish as high as possible every single season. Our wage bill is the highest it’s ever been and the reasons why we choose to live within our means have been done to death. We have had more players capped for Englan...
by TVC15
Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1524
Views: 157295

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Eli started as a midfielder for us. I think he then played in a couple of different positions in defence before going up front. Plays for Burnley Vets and I played against him and he was much shorter than my memory of him when I was a young lad watching him. He was a top bloke to talk to after the g...
by TVC15
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings
Replies: 64
Views: 2684

Re: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings

1. The way we approached the Norwich games at home this season was chalk and cheese. One game we set up with a clear plan and went all out to win from the off. Yesterday, they were in on goal within 10 seconds and could have had another 3 or 4 by half time. Where was the aggressive pressing from us...
by TVC15
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings
Replies: 64
Views: 2684

Re: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings

The fact that we beat Peterborough leads me to believe he wants to progress in the cup. The fact that he played a strong side yesterday and made less changes than most teams in the cup did (he made less changes than Norwich who left their 3 best players out - we played Wood and Tarks - arguably 2 of...
by TVC15
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings
Replies: 64
Views: 2684

Re: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings

“Odd and offensive” ? Really ? What is odd is that you say that the club has 3 objectives at the start of the season - to finish 17th and to get knocked out of the cups early. I believe you said that didn’t you ? I completely disagree with your viewpoint and it’s a lot easier for me to present lots ...
by TVC15
Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings
Replies: 64
Views: 2684

Re: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings

I am to assume those faces mean you disagree with my comments. If so, could I ask why? Since you are keen to play the game - I’ll entertain you with an answer. Yes I disagree with you that our objectives at the start of the season were to finish 17th and get knocked out of the cups early. Do you th...
by TVC15
Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings
Replies: 64
Views: 2684

Re: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings

ksrclaret wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:55 am

We've successfully completed 2 out of 3 objectives for the season now. Out of the EFL Cup early - tick. Out of the FA Cup early - tick. 17th in the PL - very nearly there with that too.

Well done to all concerned.
:roll: :roll:
by TVC15
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 50
Views: 3226

Re: Robbie Brady

He actually started the game pretty well yesterday - couple of decent runs, passes and 2 not bad efforts on goal. After first 20 mins though he was back to type - losing the ball, flicks not coming off, losing his man etc. It’s a signing that has just not worked out - the injury obviously a big impa...
by TVC15
Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What did I miss - club for sale
Replies: 115
Views: 6173

Re: What did I miss - club for sale

HOUSE.......BINGO! I was waiting on the reference to £150m and Blackburn. No problem - happy to help ! could have said many other clubs - point being that’s one way that many clubs owners choose to run their clubs. Subsidise them whilst milking them in interest and directors big salaries and when t...
by TVC15
Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: attendance v Norwich City
Replies: 37
Views: 2132

Re: attendance v Norwich City

enduroclaret wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:16 pm
I'm a season ticket holder, but I won't pay to watch a Burnley side that has Aaron Lennon in the staring line up.
Originally I was against extending his contract but after that comment I’d support giving him a new 5 year deal to keep you away.
by TVC15
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What did I miss - club for sale
Replies: 115
Views: 6173

Re: What did I miss - club for sale

It was, then Mike Garlick took sole charge. Theres a long list of people to thank from coyle, kilby to Dyche. However this current regime isn't one of them IMO You mean the same regime who appointed Dyche ? We have got nothing to thank them for ? Not even the training ground ? Not taking a penny in...
by TVC15
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team against Norwich
Replies: 41
Views: 2877

Re: Team against Norwich

"The likelihood is that every other team will be resting lots of players and don't have important games midweek" Just the 4 changes for Southampton and only 3 for Spurs. Mourinho wants a trophy and rightly so. We made 5 changes - Norwich made a lot more. They rested their 3 best players. Reading 11...
by TVC15
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team against Norwich
Replies: 41
Views: 2877

Re: Team against Norwich

Leicester have still got a pretty strong side out. Some of our fans think we should play a team of kids, which I find pretty bizarre? Which fans are these then ? Don’t know of one fan or post on this board that has ever said we should play a team of kids. The facts are that we usually rotate a few ...
by TVC15
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team against Norwich
Replies: 41
Views: 2877

Re: Team against Norwich

"Brentford rest 7 players and Leicester rest 9 players" Brentford play Nottingham Forest next Tuesday, in what could be a vital promotion clash, and Leicester have a Semi Final second leg match, also on Tuesday, at Aston Villa to decide who goes on to play in the Wembley final. Burnley next play a ...
by TVC15
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team against Norwich
Replies: 41
Views: 2877

Re: Team against Norwich

Brentford rest 7 players and Leicester rest 9 players
And some of our fans have a go at us.
Are there any teams in the top 2 divisions who are not resting players for the FA Cup these days ?
by TVC15
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie
Replies: 98
Views: 3198

Re: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie

Jay getting picked I agree was long overdue - albeit in hindsight and without all the facts that Dyche and his team have that we don’t. And Jay in the last couple of games and against United at home actually when he came on has played surprisingly well - and I say surprisingly because tbh I hadn’t s...
by TVC15
Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie
Replies: 98
Views: 3198

Re: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie

True although we were in total control with the 11 on the pitch. They did say he was scared to make subs in the last 2 games and it would have been the perfect time to give Goodridge a go for the 4 minutes of injury time. Bring Goodridge on ? Wow. Can you imagine the criticism if Leicester would ha...
by TVC15
Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie
Replies: 98
Views: 3198

Re: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie

If it’s just luck then there are some pretty unlucky teams out there like Bolton - poor little buggers !! Not sure how many have watched back the first half of the Leicester game - we played well. Even better in the second half of course. As for the penalty it’s not lucky that Vardy does not hit his...
by TVC15
Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21595
Views: 593962

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

As for online filing: the new way to file your company accounts is to put the accounts on computer, put an electronic tag onto each of dozens if not hundreds of bits of information, register yourself with Companies House to file online, and to send it. The old way was to put the accounts in an enve...
by TVC15
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Taylor
Replies: 46
Views: 3024

Re: Charlie Taylor

Taylor was injured at the start of the season / pre season and Dyche said was a few weeks behind rest of the team. This is is why Pieters played and because he played well Taylor had to earn his place back which he did. At no point does that mean SD thought Pieters was a better player than Charlie T...
by TVC15
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jayrod or Robbie...Which Was The Best Goal Against United?
Replies: 51
Views: 1584

Re: Jayrod or Robbie...Which Was The Best Goal Against United?

Great goal by JayRod no doubt. But Robbie for me - the TV cameras were literally shaking with the noise coming out of Turf Moor that game. One of the best atmospheres ever at a home game. Plus as said that United side would beat this current one by 10 goals !....and to be fair our current burnley si...
by TVC15
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie
Replies: 98
Views: 3198

Re: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie

Never liked his hoofball tactics and said so many times Thought we did play a bit more on the ground last night and think the appearance of Jay had a lot to do with that Still not happy with the transfer policy (on which he has the final say) which has seen no improvement in the starting 11 for two...
by TVC15
Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche on Radio Lancs next Wednesday
Replies: 32
Views: 2163

Re: Sean Dyche on Radio Lancs next Wednesday

Good listen - not much about football in there to be honest but you get warned of that at the start. Interesting to here his background and what motivates him in life. Spoke of Burnley very well and how he has adapted to the people and lifestyle down here. Some interesting snippets about his time an...
by TVC15
Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie
Replies: 98
Views: 3198

Re: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie

BOYSIE31 wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:12 pm
Not me
haha - this is funnier than Phil Jones getting hit in the face last night !!
You've done nothing but criticise the manager, the style of play, the results, the board, the transfer record etc for the last god knows how long.
And you still don't think you deserve a bit of pie !!
by TVC15
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man U v Burnley on TV
Replies: 10
Views: 1457

Re: Man U v Burnley on TV

Not sure about all this from United fans that they should have been 3 up in first half before we scored. Their chances were ok but we had a couple ourselves - none of them were clear cut. It’s fun listening to their fans implode - Rio Ferdinand couldn’t put 2 coherent sentences together after the ga...
by TVC15
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation Odds
Replies: 55
Views: 5112

Re: Relegation Odds

What the remaining fixtures never take into account is the impact of cup competitions, having something to play for versus having nothing to play for, players / managers planning to leave etc. Every single year we get freak results because of teams resting players or being “on the beach”. The likes ...
by TVC15
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manchester United v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 68
Views: 3789

Re: Manchester United v Burnley - Player Ratings

Brilliant performance and I backed them at 7 to 1 !! Pope 9 - assured and also swept up very well. Lowton 9 - really pleased for him as he’s had a tough spell. Tarkowski 9 - great game Mee 10 - brilliant in both boxes Taylor 10 - outstanding. Surely got to be near the England squad. Hendrick 8 - gre...
by TVC15
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1524
Views: 157295

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Yes that's fine :D I'm sure you know that assumptions are just that...no foundation to it. I think we should buy him as I assume he is on 4 shilling a week and Stoke will be happy to give him away for nothing to us. See its a bit daft to "assume" stuff to support a view based on whether you like a ...
by TVC15
Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1524
Views: 157295

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I reckon we should have a joint Howe / Dyche managerial combination in the old Clough / Taylor mould. Howe can pick out the young talent but unfortunately struggles to get them play well....as all the players he bought at Burnley only realised their potential under Dyche. We can also ensure that Dyc...
by TVC15
Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: JBG on his way back
Replies: 42
Views: 1917

Re: ARTICLE: JBG on his way back

Remember him getting injured in a game in the World Cup now and they did seem to rush him back...then lack of a break etc.
Shame really as he looked great for us.
by TVC15
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: JBG on his way back
Replies: 42
Views: 1917

Re: ARTICLE: JBG on his way back

Started when I was 8...you get the point !