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by BurnleyPaul
Mon May 07, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Xerdan shaquri
Replies: 120
Views: 10010

Re: Xerdan shaquri

If this is going on then: (1) Walters and Bardsley will have given references to SD and the club over his character (2) Walters and Bardsley will have spoken with Shaqiri about our club and given him the low down on all aspects (including how our wage structure works) (3) Shaqiri will have given som...
by BurnleyPaul
Wed May 02, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Released Wallace prompts club announcement
Replies: 22
Views: 3287

Re: ARTICLE: Released Wallace prompts club announcement

Is it just me or does anybody think that Ross should head back up to Scotland and be part of a “Rangers revivial” along with Scott Arfield and Steven Gerrard?
by BurnleyPaul
Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley to raid the Baggies?
Replies: 277
Views: 22555

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to raid the Baggies?

Now been linked with three West Brom players See link http://www.uptheclarets.com/burnley-to-raid-the-baggies" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; I’d have no problems with any of those three being here next season... I can see Vokes and Wells moving on, we know that we’re short a CB anyw...
by BurnleyPaul
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jay could be back on his way to us
Replies: 168
Views: 14836

Re: Jay could be back on his way to us

Wood Barnes Vokes Walters Wells Is he better than at least one of the players on the list above? Would he add to our range of tactical options? Does the manager want him? Would he fit in with the other members of the squad? Would he fit in with the work ethic demanded? If the answer to all of the qu...
by BurnleyPaul
Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Caption - what's Sean Dyche shouting?
Replies: 18
Views: 1594

Re: Caption - what's Sean Dyche shouting?

£5 bonus to the first person to shove this ball down Chris Sutton’s throat....
by BurnleyPaul
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Corbyn pledges free bus travel for under 25s
Replies: 144
Views: 3623

Re: Corbyn pledges free bus travel for under 25s

HampsteadClaret. Fancy answering my points? (Post 8) Also to answer your point about there not being opposition to pensioners having free bus travel that’s generally because they’ve paid taxes and national insurance for their working life....free bus travel is seen as “payback” for their contributio...
by BurnleyPaul
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: World War 3
Replies: 161
Views: 7569

Re: World War 3

We have money for wars because we see ourselves as internationalists. We see ourselves as liberals. We see ourselves as protectors of the innocent. If you are advocating that we turn our backs on the wilful murder of innocents women and children by their own government using weapons which for 100 ye...
by BurnleyPaul
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Corbyn pledges free bus travel for under 25s
Replies: 144
Views: 3623

Re: Corbyn pledges free bus travel for under 25s

And the money for this is to come from vehicle excise duty....which most drivers would prefer to be used on repairing roads! This is aimed at 18-25 year olds; a group who find it difficult to afford their own cars, insurance etc. A smart move aimed at making their lives just a little bit better. HOW...
by BurnleyPaul
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What next for Labour?
Replies: 229
Views: 9560

Re: What next for Labour?

Simple- Labour start to actually act against the anti-Semites within the party or else everyone will see that Corbyn is merely talking the talk and not backing it up. They can begin by actually expelling Ken Livingstone from the party rather than merely extending his suspension....nothing less than ...
by BurnleyPaul
Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joey Barton keen to return
Replies: 82
Views: 8625

Re: Joey Barton keen to return

Apart from the fact that Sean Dyche wasn't manager then ;) Some suggestion that we should want him back in some sort of coaching role; I don't really get this, can he coach, and would he have the necessary badges? If he doesn’t then he can get them whilst here with us....you have to start somewhere...
by BurnleyPaul
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joey Barton keen to return
Replies: 82
Views: 8625

Re: Joey Barton keen to return

One for the coaching staff possibly? I think that we’ve moved beyond him on the pitch but, depending on ins and outs this summer, if Dyche wants him back at the club in some capacity then it’s a no brainer really. I’d like us to start looking at the next generation of coaches for the club; Sean and ...
by BurnleyPaul
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Statement from West Ham
Replies: 29
Views: 3203

Re: Statement from West Ham

The fact WHU want to take over the stewarding from the stadium owners suggests they think the stadium owners have been scrimping on the costs of stewarding properly. Or that a quiet word from the PL/FA has been muttered in the ears of Sullivan/Gold/Brady and they’ve been told that if they don’t tak...
by BurnleyPaul
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Oyston Out Blackpool FC for sale
Replies: 104
Views: 13127

Re: Oyston Out Blackpool FC for sale

Today's latest news is that the dethroned Karl Oyston has written to the FA & Football League claiming his dad Owen is not a fit and proper person to run Blackpool Football Club. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-5479191/Karl-Oyston-claims-father-Owen-not-fit-proper-run-Blackpool.ht...
by BurnleyPaul
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your team vs Southampton
Replies: 102
Views: 6139

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: 1878

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: 34452

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: 3229

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: 15286

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: 6319

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: 13836

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: 1163

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: 9855

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: 9855

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: 890

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: 10729

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: 8288

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: 1278

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: 2063

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: 11600

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: 1977

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: 7854

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: 18027

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: 1690

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: 9478

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: 9478

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: 9478

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: 9478

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: 9478

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: 1250

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: 2766

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: 2766

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: 2351

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: 6552

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: 22213

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: 22213

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: 22213

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: 2364

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: 8423

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: 10609

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: 4163

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...