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by Vegas Claret
Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 101
Views: 2813

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

yeah congrats Villa, amazing what can be achieved when you are backed by one of the worlds super powers
by Vegas Claret
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Youths get their special night in Manchester
Replies: 3
Views: 429

Re: ARTICLE: Youths get their special night in Manchester

how come the game was at Curzon ?
by Vegas Claret
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1673
Views: 170805

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

DCWat wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:21 pm
Ahhh.... But would he be better than Lennon or Brady, if he played in the wing?
we have Tarks for that :D
by Vegas Claret
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FCO advises against travelling to China
Replies: 12
Views: 371

Re: FCO advises against travelling to China

ClaretAndJew wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:14 pm
The trouble with this is you can't just stop an entire nation of a billion people from travelling.
??? closing the boarders isn't difficult
by Vegas Claret
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1673
Views: 170805

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

claret2018 wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:33 pm
Is Brownhill really better than Lennon or Brady?
he's not a winger
by Vegas Claret
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1673
Views: 170805

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

taio wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:57 pm
Aye, I bet you've seen him play lots.
don't tell him Harry Kane played for Orient, he seems to think you have to be a PL player from the get go
by Vegas Claret
Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1673
Views: 170805

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

Brownhill starts for Bristol
by Vegas Claret
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1673
Views: 170805

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

randomclaret2 wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:34 pm
They apply to every transfer presumably
obviously, can you genuinely see us spending 23 million on a player plus all the extra's ?? I'll be delighted to be wrong by the way, just don't see it happening !
by Vegas Claret
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1673
Views: 170805

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

claretdj wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:05 pm
Haggling over £3m, just pay the fee ffs. Corner shop mentality again.. :roll:
I'd trust my Mrs* more for football inside info than the HITC website !!!


*for the record, my Mrs knows nothing about football
by Vegas Claret
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1673
Views: 170805

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

randomclaret2 wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:04 pm
28m Euros is about £23m. Given that we paid £15m for a player 3 years ago and the Chaiman said we bid £20m for one last year, is it such an outlandish figure ?
plus wages, plus agent fee
by Vegas Claret
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1673
Views: 170805

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

you would have to be heavily addicted to crack if you think Burnley have bid 28 million for 1 player
by Vegas Claret
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1673
Views: 170805

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

FactualFrank wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:18 am
I thought this had already been rejected?
from today
by Vegas Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA KE Cup
Replies: 43
Views: 1477

Re: FA KE Cup

well we missed out on Spurs or Southampton away, losing looking like a decent result
by Vegas Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mustaphi
Replies: 16
Views: 2542

Mustaphi

Doesn't look like he'll be playing against us at the weekend, just been stretchered off v Bournemouth. Probably means Rob Holding will play (having said that it'll be Luiz and Socrates)
by Vegas Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another great gesture
Replies: 49
Views: 1846

Re: Another great gesture

tim_noone wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:00 pm
Specsavers?
I need more help than specsavers offer :lol:
by Vegas Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another great gesture
Replies: 49
Views: 1846

Re: Another great gesture

Leisure wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:48 pm
Adults -
Cat A - £52 to £98
Cat B - £43 to £95
Cat C - £30 to £80

and those are per game!

No wonder they can afford to subsidise coaches!
:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
by Vegas Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 101
Views: 2813

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

dandeclaret wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:06 pm
They were, but not when you've had the recent experiences surely? As good as a win at Carlisle was, if you were to compare it to a recent win at Old Trafford - it wouldn't be comparable, surely?
notice I compared the viewing situation rather than the football !!
by Vegas Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 101
Views: 2813

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

Well the 6 promotions were at levels we can compete in, the 2 Wembley wins were in the old 3rd division and the championship, the 2 championships were the 4th division and the Championship - funded by the fact we could acquire better players due to funds from the premiership. There are currently on...
by Vegas Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 101
Views: 2813

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

Is this the same Mark Hughes who got Stoke to their highest ever PL finish? Not once, not twice but three times? David O'leary and Risdale got Leeds into the Champions League (semi-final from memory) and look at the mess they created, overspend overspend overspend No better than the Harry Redknapp ...
by Vegas Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1673
Views: 170805

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

If Long was PL quality and the fact he is a full International, given his lack of game time I would have expected a Championship team to have come in for him over the last few years - maybe they have and he didn't fancy it or maybe he isn't good enough. He's had decent games for us but has been equa...
by Vegas Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 101
Views: 2813

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

Except Stoke abandoned that plan didn't they? Invested in trying to be a European team, losing their ethos that had delivered such success and crushing the club financially - even with a very wealthy backer. You're right to ask what's the point, but I don't think you've picked the right targets. Th...
by Vegas Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 101
Views: 2813

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

I have this mental picture of a bunch of posters on here, in ten years time whinging about being in the Championship (or lower) and bemoaning the fact we weren't in the Premier League, like we were '10 years ago' beating Man U at Old Trafford etc etc etc. to be fair, we could get into the Champions...
by Vegas Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wells back with the Clarets for now
Replies: 47
Views: 3464

Re: ARTICLE: Wells back with the Clarets for now

Nixon reckons a Russian club are after Vydra but their window doesn't close until the end of Feb so that is problematic, we wont sell both
by Vegas Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 25 January 1759 Robert Burns
Replies: 19
Views: 592

Re: 25 January 1759 Robert Burns

Third rate wordsmith who nobbed his way round the cultural desert of 18th century Scotland, humping anything that moved and writing doggerel that wouldn't make it into a school magazine these days. Wasn't even the best poet in Ayrshire as one 60s musician might have said. Emperor's New Clothes time...
by Vegas Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kobe Bryant allegedly dies
Replies: 39
Views: 2214

Re: Kobe Bryant allegedly dies

Wile E Coyote wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:02 am
excuse my ignorance, but I have never heard of him
it's the equivalent of Man Utd losing Alex Ferguson
by Vegas Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: And that is why the crowd was 8k
Replies: 153
Views: 5201

Re: And that is why the crowd was 8k

listen to the post match interviews, defeat shrugged off by everyone the second the whistle was blown - everybody at the club has their eye firmly fixed on the PL
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: And that is why the crowd was 8k
Replies: 153
Views: 5201

Re: And that is why the crowd was 8k

Seems Liverpool are abandoning it big time and that is with their massive squad "Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed he will not take charge of Liverpool's FA Cup replay with Shrewsbury because the midweek fixture would disrupt the two-week winter break that Klopp and his first-team squad w...
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What did I miss - club for sale
Replies: 115
Views: 6181

Re: What did I miss - club for sale

I for one would love a huge shake up not because the owners have done anything wrong but just for excitements sake, it’s incredibly dull and tedious hearing us cry every transfer window and targeting typical players. I look at Leicester now, promoted when we were and have had an absolute rollercoas...
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What did I miss - club for sale
Replies: 115
Views: 6181

Re: What did I miss - club for sale

Royboyclaret wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:15 pm
In the revised deal from this season Overseas Broadcast Income has increased by 30%.
aye that was sorted a while back, it's only this week that news has come out about some companies choosing not to buy in the future
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What did I miss - club for sale
Replies: 115
Views: 6181

Re: What did I miss - club for sale

just my two penneth, but I think the amount of PL money will change very soon. Cable TV companies are actually starting to abandon ship from traditional TV as a whole and are going down the streaming route because the providers are charging too much money for content. That will have a knock on effec...
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kobe Bryant allegedly dies
Replies: 39
Views: 2214

Re: Kobe Bryant allegedly dies

on a side note, I used to do some work for an agency over here that was tasked with collating information on worldwide aviation incidents, the amount of helicopters that fall out of the sky on a seemingly daily basis is frightening - you couldn't pay me to get on one
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kobe Bryant allegedly dies
Replies: 39
Views: 2214

Re: Kobe Bryant allegedly dies

Human legend, did so much outside of the game. RIP
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA KE Cup
Replies: 43
Views: 1477

Re: FA KE Cup

FA Cup will never die, fair play Shrewsbury
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA KE Cup
Replies: 43
Views: 1477

Re: FA KE Cup

Rileybobs wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:44 pm
:lol: :lol: :lol: Are you p!ssed?
bit early even for me Riley :D
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA KE Cup
Replies: 43
Views: 1477

Re: FA KE Cup

Rileybobs wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:39 pm
To be fair I wouldn't exactly say that a lower league team giving a PL youth team a game is what the cup is all about.
????
Adrian
Lovren
Matip
Fabihnio
Minamino
Origi

all started, hardly a youth team
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA KE Cup
Replies: 43
Views: 1477

Re: FA KE Cup

Sad thing is Shrewsbury are playing far better football than we usually do
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joe Hart
Replies: 57
Views: 4308

Re: Joe Hart

what did he say ?
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Players and Social Media
Replies: 16
Views: 1442

Re: Players and Social Media

If a player needs to be told on social media that he or she has had a good or bad game then there is no hope for them
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coronavirus: Fears rise of Chinese cover-up as 56 million in lockdown and hospitals overwhelmed
Replies: 15
Views: 1137

Re: Coronavirus: Fears rise of Chinese cover-up as 56 million in lockdown and hospitals overwhelmed

Terry Cochrane wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:21 am
Pointless. Unless you are going to quarantine yourself you’ll be engaging with people who will have been “on the strip” at some point over the Chinese NY so you might as well go and blow your money. Before you expire.
agree, but I'd rather play percentages
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coronavirus: Fears rise of Chinese cover-up as 56 million in lockdown and hospitals overwhelmed
Replies: 15
Views: 1137

Re: Coronavirus: Fears rise of Chinese cover-up as 56 million in lockdown and hospitals overwhelmed

nope, not good at all. Chinese New Year and we get **** loads of them visiting Vegas - I'll be steering well clear of the strip etc
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2864
Views: 305318

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

I'd rather be a non-league team than be owned by Saudi's
by Vegas Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What did I miss - club for sale
Replies: 115
Views: 6181

Re: What did I miss - club for sale

have we signed anyone yet ?
by Vegas Claret
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What did I miss - club for sale
Replies: 115
Views: 6181

Re: What did I miss - club for sale

maybe you misheard, maybe he said the club needs to have a sale !!
by Vegas Claret
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sorry but you have to laugh
Replies: 55
Views: 2766

Re: Sorry but you have to laugh

Royboyclaret wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:38 pm
We've never played Norwich before in the FA Cup and for the majority of us the result today was very relevant.
I said Cup not FA Cup - we played them over two legs in a league cup game, I went to both games because it was massive for us at the time
by Vegas Claret
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO cricketfieldclarets
Replies: 57
Views: 1548

Re: FAO cricketfieldclarets

not being funny, and nothing whatsoever against Ty (welcome back btw), but if anyone else started at topic having a pointless petty pop at another poster the thread would have been deleted.
by Vegas Claret
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sorry but you have to laugh
Replies: 55
Views: 2766

Re: Sorry but you have to laugh

Norwich at home in the cup was a huge game in years gone past - shows how far we've come that for the majority of us today's result was irrelevant
by Vegas Claret
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So what did we learn from today?
Replies: 66
Views: 2655

Re: So what did we learn from today?

Didn't learn a single thing today other than Tarks was head and shoulders above everyone else on the pitch
by Vegas Claret
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: And that is why the crowd was 8k
Replies: 153
Views: 5201

Re: And that is why the crowd was 8k

cricketfieldclarets wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:54 pm
Bobinho - exactly why I didn’t bother. I treat the cup with the same contempt the club do. Which is disappointing as I love the competition and want to see us win a trophy.
we won the Championship and went 23 unbeaten - did you not see the blow up trophy ? ;) :D