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by Cubanclaret
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team for Burton Albion?
Replies: 41
Views: 3521

Re: Team for Burton Albion?

Heaton
Lowton
Long
Mee
Ward
Lennon
Defour
Westwood
JBG
Vydra
Vokes

Win the game, try and win a cup, make subs early, keep up the momentum- we have 5 days before Cardiff
by Cubanclaret
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Howe’s That
Replies: 12
Views: 2418

Re: REPORT: Howe’s That

A nice read.
Interesting footnote re: attendance.
Could it be that the doom and gloom affects the fairer weather fan?
Hopefully folks will at least default to a more optimistic frame of mind towards the Club now.
A loyal Burnley fan told me we were as good as relegated on Friday. :roll:
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Bournemouth - Player Ratings
Replies: 74
Views: 6716

Re: Burnley v Bournemouth - Player Ratings

Hart 8
Lowton 8
Mee 8
Tarkowski 8
Taylor 7
Gudmundsson 8
Cork 7
Westwood 9*
Lennon 8
Vokes 7
Vydra 7
—Barnes 8
Wood 6
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Left back
Replies: 59
Views: 3322

Re: Left back

Taylor played well yesterday. He’s developing, he’s a good footballer, and will only get better.
by Cubanclaret
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The biggest win in our premier league history.
Replies: 15
Views: 1287

Re: The biggest win in our premier league history.

...one for the fatalists :D
by Cubanclaret
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Score Prediction v Bournemouth
Replies: 40
Views: 2158

Re: Score Prediction v Bournemouth

Leicester’s defending was abysmal last weekend, the away team actually had more shots on goal, looked like everything went Bournemouth’s way - we will certainly need to shut their wide men down though, Fraser and brooks are dangerous. Lowton’s return essential against Fraser I feel. I’m going for a ...
by Cubanclaret
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: It’s about our own performance levels
Replies: 5
Views: 273

Re: ARTICLE: It’s about our own performance levels

First goal will decide the outcome of the game.[/quote]

Worth noting Bournemouth’s record for coming from behind - as they did last game last season.
best in the division, if we do go ahead, it won’t be in the bag.
by Cubanclaret
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyches press conference
Replies: 45
Views: 3839

Re: Dyches press conference

I thought the radio lancs interview was a lot more insightful than the general ‘presser’ - went into a
lot more detail into the difficulties that the early Europa rounds presented.
Gave me confidence that we could eke our a 1-0 tomorrow.
by Cubanclaret
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Funerals today of John & Susan Cooper ...
Replies: 8
Views: 1561

Re: Funerals today of John & Susan Cooper ...

So sad.
Thoughts and love to all of you who knew them.
by Cubanclaret
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting article by Martin Samuel in the Daily Mail about fine margins
Replies: 40
Views: 2556

Re: Interesting article by Martin Samuel in the Daily Mail about fine margins

I'm in agreement with his observations. Our win at Chelsea last season was massively important to what was to come from us; even though we lost at home to WBA the next match (unluckily), the players knew what we were capable of, and you don't lose that confidence overnight. I recall my barber saying...
by Cubanclaret
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stephen Darby
Replies: 6
Views: 1153

Re: Stephen Darby

Is he related to Julian Darby (ex Bolton), terrible news, a brutal condition.
by Cubanclaret
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Impact of Defour?
Replies: 37
Views: 3339

Re: Impact of Defour?

It was interesting watching Neves for Wolves on Sunday - the way he just kept dropping deep to be available for the ball, allowing himself time and space to pick the right pass, be it a simple 10 yard one or a neat pin-point chip to a wide player. He did the job that Defour was doing for us with suc...
by Cubanclaret
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton v Brighton
Replies: 21
Views: 978

Re: Southampton v Brighton

Good result -both this sides catchable in time
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lets get real
Replies: 4
Views: 522

Re: Lets get real

I agree that Wolves are a top 10 side, superbly organised team who defended as a five and fluidly reverted to 3-4-3 when required. It was one of those days when losing 1-0 felt like an Ok result given how much we’d been dominated. We’ve come so far so soon and the fans need to really get behind the ...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 133
Views: 6909

Re: Wolves v Burnley - Player Ratings

Watched the game from a Wolves stand with Wolves friends, they are every bit a top 10 team for me, excellent technical players who have momentum coursing through the team; watching Neves reminded me what we’re missing with Defour. Barnes should have been deployed to mark him when Wolves had the ball...
by Cubanclaret
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your starting Eleven vs Wolves
Replies: 60
Views: 3032

Re: Your starting Eleven vs Wolves

Hart Lowton Tarkowski Mee Gibson Taylor Hendrick Cork Westwood Vydra Barnes -- Wood, Vokes, McNeil, Ward, Long, Lennon, Heats I think at the minute this gives us the best balance of a strong defence, compact midfield and a threat up top. We'd be sacrificing the creativity of McNeil and pace of Lenno...
by Cubanclaret
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v India 5th Test
Replies: 95
Views: 3263

Re: England v India 5th Test

It was interesting to hear the West Indian great Michael Holding eulogise about Jimmy. He was equally impressed with the amount of Tests Anderson has played, he inferred that those with little interest in the game almost expect it normal that a bowler can keep delivering line and length and moving i...
by Cubanclaret
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stephen Ward
Replies: 24
Views: 3226

Re: Stephen Ward

If this is an accurate transcription, it would not be hard to see how 'Jonny' and SD might not get on.
by Cubanclaret
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What would you do...
Replies: 31
Views: 1359

Re: What would you do...

Hope you enjoyed your 'international break' ASG.

Call it sandal tax.
by Cubanclaret
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Liz Fraser
Replies: 8
Views: 1460

Re: RIP Liz Fraser

I immediately thought it was the incredible Cocteau Twins singer when I first saw this. RIP
by Cubanclaret
Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bardsley's house burnt down in the summer
Replies: 2
Views: 1551

Re: Bardsley's house burnt down in the summer

They'll not miss the sofas.
by Cubanclaret
Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rachel Bland RIP
Replies: 11
Views: 1308

Re: Rachel Bland RIP

Very upsetting story unraveled over the past few days - a fantastic broadcaster and had a great rapport with Tony Livesey on air. Always thought TL made the step up from Radio Lancs with impressive comfort, but a part of that was working with some excellent female co presenters. She certainly came a...
by Cubanclaret
Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alistair Cook retires
Replies: 32
Views: 1164

Re: Alistair Cook retires

Astonishing numbers. His run of consecutive test appearances perhaps the most impressive stat of all.
Well done Cookie.
by Cubanclaret
Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: It’s been a tough period for my players
Replies: 55
Views: 2745

Re: Dyche: Time to Reboot

I hope they have one of those team ‘chats’ you know like the one they had around Christmas time of the Championship Title-winning season that led us to going 23 undefeated ;)
by Cubanclaret
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Watford
Replies: 16
Views: 1620

Re: Watford

Strong squad at Watford and whatever anyone thinks about their managerial merry-go-round, someone there clearly has some top knowledge of the European game, can’t really fault them. Also have some real talent still on the sidelines too.
by Cubanclaret
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The system
Replies: 134
Views: 5092

Re: The system

This is absolutely spot on. And surely anyone who was at the game can see this. Not true at all. If Barnes had played he wouldn’t have got close to Lindelof because Fellaini would have man-marked him out of the game which is exactly what happened in the game two seasons ago. Maybe that’s why Dyche ...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Manchester United - Player Ratings
Replies: 76
Views: 5296

Re: Burnley v Manchester United - Player Ratings

Hart 9* Bardsley 6 Tarkowski 7 Mee 5 Taylor 6 McNeill 7 Westwood 6 Cork 6 Hendrick 6 Lennon 6 Wood 5 — Vokes 7 Barnes 6 — Didn’t think it was as bad as all that. If you go back to the same match two seasons ago when United beat us 2-0 with a carbon copy display (two first half goals). I’d wager it w...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Disgraceful insult to Jimmy mc
Replies: 69
Views: 4840

Re: Disgraceful insult to Jimmy mc

I didn’t notice it during the silence but United fans in the stadium observed it impeccably from where I sat.
It should of course be a given, but it only takes one nobhead to ruin something like that, so appreciation to Utd fans.
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ‘Grexit’ and gun toting Greek football club owners
Replies: 4
Views: 580

‘Grexit’ and gun toting Greek football club owners

Bonkers world of Greek football. The game seems like a bit of a shambles over there at the current time. 44 league titles suggests great pedigree mind.
Looks like a great draw, enjoy those of you lucky to enough to be going

https://www.worldfootball.net/news/gre-superleague/1/
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should We Put Out A Full Strength Side For Olympiacos?
Replies: 69
Views: 3787

Re: Should We Put Out A Full Strength Side For Olympiacos?

Trust the manager and have faith that all the squad players Dyche calls on - for whichever match - have the ability and temperament to help us deliver.

Have a great time all those lucky enough to be going to Athens.

UTC
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v İstanbul Başakşehir - Player Ratings
Replies: 81
Views: 7228

Re: Burnley v İstanbul Başakşehir - Player Ratings

I really don’t think those who keep bleating about choice of team line-up have much to hang their hat on. Our defenders all performed admirably and kept a clean sheet. Really the only disappointment for me was the absence of Cork, but you couldn’t sit there and argue we’d have definitely won earlier...
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v İstanbul Başakşehir - Player Ratings
Replies: 81
Views: 7228

Re: Burnley v İstanbul Başakşehir - Player Ratings

Hart 9*
Bardsley 8
Long 8
Gibson 8
Ward 6
Lennon 7 (Gudmundsson 5)
Hendrick 6 - did really well to set up goal
Westwood 6 (Cork 9 - our talisman, could score a few this season)
Taylor 6
Vokes 5 (Wood 6)
Barnes 6
by Cubanclaret
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Left backs playing left wing...
Replies: 20
Views: 1408

Re: Left backs playing left wing...

We were the better team for the first 45. But theres no way on earth playing a left back at left wing ahead of your best winger is a positive move. Very little options for us tonight; I think Dyche felt ‘framework’ And direct football was the way to go, and although it wasn’t pretty and we rode our...
by Cubanclaret
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Taylor
Replies: 31
Views: 5257

Re: Charlie Taylor

Thought he was ok first half but had a poor second - some wayward passing. Don’t think Ward helped though, never seemed keen to overlap when Taylor took up good positions in the inside channel. It was the first time the two of them had played together though and at least it was a balanced flank, the...
by Cubanclaret
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joey Barton - attached to a microphone for a season
Replies: 22
Views: 1974

Re: Joey Barton - attached to a microphone for a season

Apparently he wanted to bring some transparency to his role.....:)
by Cubanclaret
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Home tickets selling well
Replies: 91
Views: 9110

Re: Home tickets selling well

I wonder how much difference it would make if we had charged just £10 for the Euro match with £5 Under 16s
Enough to get an extra 2,000??
by Cubanclaret
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joe Worrall
Replies: 17
Views: 3000

Re: Joe Worrall

Watched Notts Forrest v WBA last week on TV. The Forrest defence contained Darikwa & Fox...................shudder. Darikwa looked like his first touch and passing had deteriorated. I watched that game and thought Darikwa was excellent in the first half. In the second half as WBA got back into ...
by Cubanclaret
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Stokes
Replies: 60
Views: 3903

Re: Ben Stokes

Well there was certainly some contradictory evidence given with regard to his attitude towards the two gay men. The prosecution said he ridiculed them while the defence claim he was their knight in shining armour. This case reminded me a little of the Jeff Hendrick one last year. You'd read the pros...
by Cubanclaret
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The accuracy of our passing in midfield
Replies: 21
Views: 1953

Re: The accuracy of our passing in midfield

Am I alone in finding it a bit embarrassing when there’s an audible groan from fans when we happen to pass the ball sideways or backwards though. A chap next to me kept saying ‘get it up front’ during the Southampton game while we’re knocking it about looking for an opening. Possession 9/10 of the l...
by Cubanclaret
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The accuracy of our passing in midfield
Replies: 21
Views: 1953

Re: The accuracy of our passing in midfield

According to the match coverage I watched, Our passing accuracy was 82 percent in the first half yesterday and we’d had more than 60 per cent possession.

I don’t remember ever seeing figures as good as that from a Burnley side.
by Cubanclaret
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche’s comments re: Thursday’s team
Replies: 128
Views: 6429

Re: Dyche’s comments re: Thursday’s team

By the way, to compare and contrast. Last year Everton got an easier draw, a minnow in Q3 and Split in the Play Off rounds. They had Stoke, City and Chelsea sandwiched amongst them. Bar one change for Europe (Lookman) they played their best side in all of them. They won through to the group stages ...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski
Replies: 36
Views: 4577

Re: Tarkowski

One of his stand-out games of the club, imperious.
by Cubanclaret
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche’s comments re: Thursday’s team
Replies: 128
Views: 6429

Re: Dyche’s comments re: Thursday’s team

I liked the team we played in Istanbul. Seemed like the right blend to get a result and it would have done wonders for the likes of Taylor, Bardsley and the much maligned (unfairly in my view) Walters to build confidence. There was only a couple of changes between that team and today’s (the full bac...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 45
Views: 3843

Re: Southampton v Burnley - Player Ratings

From an excellent stream
Hart 8
Lowton 8
Tarkowski 9*
Mee 9
Ward 7
Lennon 7
Cork 8
Westwood 7
Hendrick 7
Gudmundsson 5
Wood 6

Barnes 6
Vokes 6
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So who had the best and worst transfer window
Replies: 38
Views: 1225

Re: So who had the best and worst transfer window

Everton and Liverpool the best for me - the quality of the players they’ve bought in are top drawer. Not sure how in what way the OP suggests Everton haven’t addressed their shortcomings. Fulham, Wolves and to a lesser extent Brighton will be interesting. Personally I think Brighton will do well bec...
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joe Hart
Replies: 48
Views: 7399

Re: Joe Hart

Did well, confident presence on a tricky night.
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: We had to bolt together a team and come somewhere like this
Replies: 57
Views: 3634

Re: ARTICLE: We had to bolt together a team and come somewhere like this

Full credit to Dyche. The team showed a lot of grit. Poor with the ball and occasionally reckless in possession, but so committed to keeping a clean sheet I felt confident throughout. Played the right team, the much maligned likes of Walters and Bardsley offer good experience at this level. The only...
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Ings
Replies: 69
Views: 17587

Re: Danny Ings

Class tribute from Klopp.
Could have been an England regular had it not been for his appalling luck with injuries. Smashing player.
by Cubanclaret
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: İstanbul Başakşehir v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 63
Views: 3851

Re: İstanbul Başakşehir v Burnley - Player Ratings

Hart 7
Bardsley 7
Mee 9*
Tarkowski 8
Taylor 7
Hendrick 7
Gudmundsson 6
Westwood 6
Cork 7
Barnes 7
Walters 7

Vokes 6
Lennon 6
by Cubanclaret
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Vydra signs in
Replies: 112
Views: 9093

Re: ARTICLE: Vydra signs in

Love that translation Zizkov. Having accepted his departure, Derby fans seem relatively pleased he’s come to us, they’re just chuffed he’s not gone to Leeds but no bitterness towards Burnleyin the forum I read. Most feel he’s got every chance of making an impression in the Prem, good to hear he has ...

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