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by BurnleyPaul
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your team vs Southampton
Replies: 102
Views: 5716

Re: Your team vs Southampton

.......... Pope .......... Lowton Long Mee Ward ... Cork ... Hendrick ... Lennon .. JBG .. N’Koudou .......... Wood .......... Subs: Lindegard, Taylor, Westwood, Arfield, Barnes, Vokes, O’Neill Personally I’d give Lennon, JBG and GKN complete free rein and let them interchange positions as they see ...
by BurnleyPaul
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: " Beehole End " Quiz....who are they ??
Replies: 37
Views: 1846

Re: " Beehole End " Quiz....who are they ??

Saxoman is of course correct, VB gets his third with FlyingboltClaret.... Turning in shortly, so a couple of clues for the last 3...... The Scottish Prop could also be said to have a link to No.8, the Goon could also be a film director and No.9 suffered the same fate as his Austrian friend !! 9 = M...
by BurnleyPaul
Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 10mill bid for Worrall
Replies: 305
Views: 33579

Re: 10mill bid for Worrall

Head turned perhaps?
by BurnleyPaul
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Defender's Holding the Forward's Wood?
Replies: 27
Views: 3067

Re: The Defender's Holding the Forward's Wood?

Unless this is a loan with a view to a permanent signing then it makes no sense. Holding isn’t wanted at Arsenal so this loan might actually be an extended trial (of sorts)- simply to see if he fits into our squad / way of doing things. If Dyche thinks that Holding is a player that will improve our ...
by BurnleyPaul
Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New signings by Wednesday?
Replies: 116
Views: 14911

Re: New signings by Wednesday?

For me Ulvestad needs either selling (if somebody wants him) or simply having his contract paid up and released before the deadline (thereby allowing him the chance o find a club after the deadline!). At the very least he needs removing from the PL squad to free up his place. Walters could, for me a...
by BurnleyPaul
Wed Jan 24, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The signs of positive change...
Replies: 121
Views: 6051

Re: The signs of positive change...

I've no problem with buying players up to the age of 28, and obviously every side has its sprinkling of squad players over 30 but to purchase 5 over 30's is quite honestly ridiculous. So in a 25 man squad it’s ridiculous to have 1/5 of the players 30 or over? Especially when 2 of them are goalkeepe...
by BurnleyPaul
Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon in, next........
Replies: 132
Views: 13597

Re: Lennon in, next........

Jozo Simunovic, Joe Worrall or Tomas Kalas at Centre half for me. Also need another striker. It might be pushing the boat out but I would make a move for Moussa Dembele at Celtic. I think that a move to us would be the right step on both parts. He gets PL football but at a club where he will be supp...
by BurnleyPaul
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Jackson recalled from Southport by Clarets
Replies: 6
Views: 1137

Re: ARTICLE: Jackson recalled from Southport by Clarets

Why’s he come back?

Have we got a loan sorted out for him at a higher level?
by BurnleyPaul
Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea after our Ash
Replies: 127
Views: 9470

Re: Chelsea after our Ash

I don’t want to see Ashley go but let’s be honest; if Chelsea do make an offer for him then I think we have to consider him in this equation. We’d have to ask him if he’s interested....you couldn’t not do! He’s 28, a deal with Chelsea would likely see him double his wages, get a massive signing on f...
by BurnleyPaul
Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea after our Ash
Replies: 127
Views: 9470

Ashley Barnes to....Chelsea?????

WTF!

Sky Sports have just announced that Chelsea are interested in Ashley Barnes.... :o
by BurnleyPaul
Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 25 man squad question
Replies: 8
Views: 850

Re: 25 man squad question

I’d imagine that Brady will be removed for the second half of the season and that Ulvestad will get taken off too (as he’ll not get a game now Marney’s nearly back and he’s leaving at the end of his contract in the summer!). Depending on Heaton’s health and injury status we may see Legdzins removed ...
by BurnleyPaul
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham linked with Arfield
Replies: 96
Views: 10587

Re: West Ham linked with Arfield

If we can replace him with better now then sell him. If we can’t then we’ll likely see him move on at the end of the season as we’ll need to free up some space in our 25 man squad unless a few of our u21 development squad players come on leaps and bounds and can supplement our 1st team playing squad...
by BurnleyPaul
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matt Ritchie [Rumour]
Replies: 56
Views: 8143

Re: Matt Ritchie [Rumour]

Understand a lad in that position at a top Prem team has caught the eye although not a regular.More likely with the attributes needed. Interesting comment! Here’s hoping that whoever it is is hungry enough to want to come to Burnley, nail down a regular spot and show their worth with us rather than...
by BurnleyPaul
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best stream to watch our game on my tablet today?
Replies: 12
Views: 1185

Re: Best stream to watch our game on my tablet today?

If you have Twitter then might I suggest that you follow “All_streams”.

They provide links to all the games in the 10-15 mins before the match starts....
by BurnleyPaul
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paul Tierney and obvious mistakes by Refs
Replies: 24
Views: 1959

Re: Paul Tierney and obvious mistakes by Refs

Why oh why can’t we just have panels comprised of an ex-player, ex-manager and an ex-referee to retrospectively examine ALL penalty claims (given or not given) from the previous round of matches and decide if there was a dive or it was, in their view, “soft” contact and the player made a meal of it ...
by BurnleyPaul
Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joe Worrall linked
Replies: 79
Views: 11519

Re: Joe Worrall linked

And surprise surprise the article is written by our old friend Alan Nixon!

Definitely the right type of profile we should be looking at so let’s keep fingers crossed shall we.
by BurnleyPaul
Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Roy Oldfield
Replies: 12
Views: 1823

Re: RIP Roy Oldfield

Sad sad news....a fine gentleman!

Condolences to his family and I hope that the club make reference to him tomorrow before the game. A true servant of the club....
by BurnleyPaul
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OT - Original Sidewalk 53 Bar
Replies: 119
Views: 7253

Re: OT - Original Sidewalk 53 Bar

Sidewalk will never reopen as a pub. (1) the ‘circuit’ is now on the other side of town. There isn’t the necessary trade to stay on that side of the town for long enough to make it sustainable. (2) the building needs serious work doing to it which will probably be prohibitively expensive and make it...
by BurnleyPaul
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turf Moor stadium development - Corner stands
Replies: 192
Views: 17050

Re: Turf Moor stadium development - Corner stands

I think these look fantastic and will not only provide great facilities for those who require them, but will make the ground look far more modern and complete. Big question from me - do these two stands get names, and if so, would the club consider making it a vote to choose them? If we do then sur...
by BurnleyPaul
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sackings 'severely damaging' English football, says League Managers' Association
Replies: 14
Views: 1619

Re: Sackings 'severely damaging' English football, says League Managers' Association

Managers who fail to win enough games and get the points required to either prevent relegation or achieve promotions are “severely damaging” to the finances of football clubs.... Perhaps the LMA needs to remember that football is a business and that if the performance levels and targets aren’t met t...
by BurnleyPaul
Fri Oct 27, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shooting in The West end of Oswaldtwistle
Replies: 116
Views: 9125

Re: Shooting in The West end of Oswaldtwistle

Being very careful what I say here- pupils at Rhyddings don’t just come from Oswaldtwistle and children in Oswaldtwistle don’t only go to Rhyddings. Can I politely suggest that people don’t just “assume” they have a correct answer.... It’s annoying to not know everything immediately but information ...
by BurnleyPaul
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shooting in The West end of Oswaldtwistle
Replies: 116
Views: 9125

Re: Shooting in The West end of Oswaldtwistle

Saxoman wrote:I now know everything.
What does that mean Saxo? I reckon that the number of people who know everything is very small and they’re not talking (police instructions)
by BurnleyPaul
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shooting in The West end of Oswaldtwistle
Replies: 116
Views: 9125

Re: Shooting in The West end of Oswaldtwistle

It’s okay- I can understand why people would want to know and I’d imagine that names will come out soon enough.

Am just hoping that things will stay as calm and quiet as possible for as long as possible- for the kids coming to terms with things more than anything.
by BurnleyPaul
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shooting in The West end of Oswaldtwistle
Replies: 116
Views: 9125

Re: Shooting in The West end of Oswaldtwistle

Saxoman wrote:Are we allowed to know the schools involved?
Would rather not name names...there is no real need to do so.
by BurnleyPaul
Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shooting in The West end of Oswaldtwistle
Replies: 116
Views: 9125

Re: Shooting in The West end of Oswaldtwistle

This is a very sensitive situation. I teach in one of the schools which is currently affected by this incident. Let’s just say that it is NOT a normal school day today- plenty of people are subdued. Cani please ask that people on here are careful with what they say about this case. I’m fairly certai...
by BurnleyPaul
Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I'm going to take my claret tinted glasses off.
Replies: 5
Views: 1224

Re: I'm going to take my claret tinted glasses off.

I wouldn't say we're brilliant but I was speaking with an Arsenal supporting friend of mine earlier after the match finished and they agreed with me that we're probably only 1-2 players short of being a genuine top 10 PL team. The main thing we need- somebody to give us that little bit of pace, tric...
by BurnleyPaul
Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Worst Monarch in English history
Replies: 33
Views: 2706

Re: The Worst Monarch in English history

Pstotto- bit unfair to decry Elizabeth II as worst monarch when she's a ceremonial figurehead.

All the names I have were, to one extent or another, absolutist monarchs who actually wielded power in their own name.
by BurnleyPaul
Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Worst Monarch in English history
Replies: 33
Views: 2706

Re: The Worst Monarch in English history

Pstotto wrote:... I think it's Queen Elizabeth 2nd. She's presided over the most disasterous period of our country.
Stephen
John
Richard II
Henry VI
Charles I


They're just off the top of my head..... she's well behind them! I'd probably put a fair few more there before I even considered Elizabeth II.
by BurnleyPaul
Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: less than 1 point per game sees us stay up.
Replies: 24
Views: 2226

Re: less than 1 point per game sees us stay up.

Currently we're averaging 1.6 points per game. Multiply this over an entire season and you get 60.8 points.

Now that would be a target to aim for.... ;)

(Realistically though; I'll settle for 40 points and safety!)
by BurnleyPaul
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Must Be Woods Tomorrow
Replies: 68
Views: 6153

Re: Must Be Woods Tomorrow

Claret&Green wrote:Is there something wrong with the S key on your computer. Missing at the end of first four then at end of fifth where it shouldn't be!
*Woosh* :lol:
by BurnleyPaul
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gay and a claret? me too!
Replies: 297
Views: 20356

Re: Gay and a claret? me too!

AliceDevine wrote:I almost did... but I thought I would leave the door open for someone else... I am rather partial to sausage :twisted:
If only I'd seen this comment earlier on....the fun I could have had!

:twisted:
by BurnleyPaul
Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gay and a claret? me too!
Replies: 297
Views: 20356

Re: Gay and a claret? me too!

Or indeed a "whites only" group. One of the problems with clubs restricted to certain groups is that it's very hard to prevent other, more offensively minded, groups springing up. If the existing supporters' clubs are full of anti-gay, bi, trans, queer, les, and plus people, then there's a bigger p...
by BurnleyPaul
Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gay and a claret? me too!
Replies: 297
Views: 20356

Re: Gay and a claret? me too!

Alice- go for it. Nothing wrong with having another supporters group and your ideas have, as you, I and those at the club in positions of authority know, validity and are a necessary and legitimate part of the way forward for the club in its attempts to be inclusive to all our fans. To those who're ...
by BurnleyPaul
Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Texas Floods and now this
Replies: 26
Views: 2272

Re: Texas Floods and now this

Unfortunately Beamish I doubt many will get the reference!
by BurnleyPaul
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barnes Value?
Replies: 87
Views: 8063

Re: Barnes Value?

http://amp.hitc.com/en-gb/2017/08/29/por-west-brom-eye-burnleys-barnes/ If this is true the. I hope that we either (1) pull their trousers down and fcuk them over with an obscene price or (2) lead them on until its way too late on Thursday for them to find somebody else. Personally I'd hope it's th...
by BurnleyPaul
Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight Gayle
Replies: 90
Views: 10240

Re: Dwight Gayle

Ric_C wrote:why would Newcastle sell him to us?
Better us than Brighton....Newcastle will look at us as a team who are getting established in the division. And who are more likely to stay up than other teams at this point in time.

Better to let us do that than sell to a direct rival like Brighton....
by BurnleyPaul
Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Gibson- should we/shouldn't we?
Replies: 28
Views: 3975

Ben Gibson- should we/shouldn't we?

Simple enough question. Ben wants away to a PL club in order to push for an England spot in the World Cup squad West Brom seem to be looking elsewhere now M'boro want £25m for him We need another CB urgently With the way prices are going it's actually seeming cheap right now! Or am I being delusiona...
by BurnleyPaul
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sam Clucas
Replies: 312
Views: 49213

Re: Sam Clucas

Basically the club have confirmed that Clucas is for sale- they just want to make the price an eye popping one. You have to wonder how Leonid Slutsky feels about this. The supermarket is not yet closed and the shelves are looking very bare right now. He's going to be the manager who gets blamed for ...
by BurnleyPaul
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Changes to transfer window
Replies: 29
Views: 2896

Re: Transfer Window to close early

The only way I'd agree to this is under the following conditions: (1) the window opens as soon as the season closes (2) it applies to ALL European leagues (4) the European transfer window closes when the first European league kicks off (4) there is NO window in January- all business to be done in th...
by BurnleyPaul
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC Quiz: Which PL great are you?
Replies: 29
Views: 1516

Re: BBC Quiz: Which PL great are you?

Vinnie Jones.....

Looks like it could have been worse with Shearer or Milner! :lol:
by BurnleyPaul
Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sam Clucas
Replies: 312
Views: 49213

Re: Sam Clucas

£10 million rejected.

Looks like Sam needs to make it clear he wants to leave if he wants to join us....
by BurnleyPaul
Mon Aug 14, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sam Clucas
Replies: 312
Views: 49213

Re: Sam Clucas

Baggies now queering the pitch. We have one of Sam's mates though in Charlie Taylor....might be helpful! Also it seems as though West Brom only want him if they can't get their first choice (Barry). Why live to a club where you know you're the second choice purchase and you'll have to move home etc...
by BurnleyPaul
Mon Aug 14, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goal of the weekend...get voting
Replies: 32
Views: 2191

Re: Get voting!

Voted- Wardy still on 34%

C'mon clarets- let's get this one for one of our own!
by BurnleyPaul
Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cahill red card.
Replies: 57
Views: 5057

Re: Cahill red card.

By the rules of the game currently Cahill HAD to see a red card for that tackle. It was high, studs were showing and it was out of control. There can be no debate over it whatsoever. The interesting thing is that the number of red cards during this first round of games should hopefully set out a sen...
by BurnleyPaul
Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 37
Views: 12560

Re: Chelsea v Burnley - Player Ratings

Heaton (8) - had no chance with the goals, usual calm and commanding captain's performance. Lowton (8)- this guy just keeps on getting better. Even a couple of "Trippier-esque" crosses. Tarkowski (7)- loses a mark for ball watching on a couple of occasions but a good game nonetheless. Has bided his ...
by BurnleyPaul
Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Saturday night ideas
Replies: 11
Views: 1181

Re: Saturday night ideas

Watch Sky Sports' game of the day....Chelsea vs Burnley! Just starting.

Sorted....
by BurnleyPaul
Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 4-5-1 against West Brom?
Replies: 13
Views: 1225

Re: 4-5-1 against West Brom?

No brainer; 4-5-1 and the same line up. They deserve that after today.

What a start to the season- West Brom know that they're gointo have to put one hell of a performance in next week to get something!
by BurnleyPaul
Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What a cr@p format for the draw!
Replies: 69
Views: 5567

Re: What a cr@p format for the draw!

The bubble policing for this one is going to be HILARIOUS to see....

This is going to effectively write off ANY travel on the M65 that night not to mention in/around Ewood from about 5pm (if not earlier!).

God help Lancashire constabulary organising this one in a short amount of time....
by BurnleyPaul
Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What a cr@p format for the draw!
Replies: 69
Views: 5567

Re: What a cr@p format for the draw!

Oh bugger! Just the distraction we don't need....
by BurnleyPaul
Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sam Clucas
Replies: 312
Views: 49213

Re: Sam Clucas

We have, as first choice CM- Cork, Westwood, Hendrick, and Defour. As "fallbacks" we have Arfield, Ulvestad and, when fit again, possibly Marney. If we do move towards 4-5-1 as a formation then I'd say we're still light by 1 player. Especially as Ulvestad doesn't seem to be good enough and Arfield i...