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by NL Claret
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team for Leicester
Replies: 35
Views: 2249

Re: Team for Leicester

Harsh on Cork, who has been excellent in our recent run and was, for example, outstanding against Spurs. And Leicester, with their quality on the counter attack, are one of those sides where disciplined players who screen the back 4 are really important. That said, Hendrick and Westwood have always...
by NL Claret
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Swansea Penalty
Replies: 5
Views: 829

Re: Swansea Penalty

My Acca would have come in (in record time) had he kicked it properly!
by NL Claret
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Looks like Tom will be back in the England squad...
Replies: 15
Views: 1259

Re: Looks like Tom will be back in the England squad...

Well deserved if you have already erased Sunday from your memory.

If it had been Hart who had had a stinker, there would be a thread which would now be on it's 10th page with all the goalkeeping experts hammering him for all sorts.

Good luck Tom, we like Tom.
by NL Claret
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Under 10s "free" in the JMU - what's the point?
Replies: 40
Views: 1685

Re: Under 10s "free" in the JMU - what's the point?

Would UTC posters / fans be happy if the club took Man City's approach when they put the third tier on behind the goal. Some season ticket holders in the main stand were given the option of paying a substantial increase to stay where they were or move to the 3rd tier for the same price. Still don't ...
by NL Claret
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire CCC Outgrounds
Replies: 23
Views: 1356

Re: Lancashire CCC Outgrounds

It's during the school holidays so there won't be a problem with parking. I understand the point about it being in Cumbria and not that convenient, but it's not so very different to the traditional game at Colwyn Bay and there's an excellent argument for playing games in the northern reaches of Lan...
by NL Claret
Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Cork
Replies: 51
Views: 2085

Re: Jack Cork

Jack covered11.7 km more than anyone on the pitch.A good game today and a good performance by Ben Mee. A good assist too by Vydra and a good finish by JBG Perhaps cork should take up long distance running? Covers a lot of ground slowly. falls over under the slightest of pressure. We like Jack thoug...
by NL Claret
Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 85
Views: 3896

Re: Liverpool v Burnley - Player Ratings

This game reminded me a bit of a visit to Old Trafford during Dyche's first Premier League campaign, when we got ahead,

Spice, we went 1-0 down in that game. Smalling scored then ings equalised.
by NL Claret
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Birmingham "fan" punches Jack Grealish
Replies: 145
Views: 6029

Re: Birmingham "fan" punches Jack Grealish

Seen a video on Twitter where a steward gets arrested after the villa goal. Think he shoved grealish. Great tweet by Danny baker who said he would have looked to have been the copper who knocked on the cell door to inform the prisoner that grealish had scored the winner.
by NL Claret
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time for Pope
Replies: 45
Views: 3122

Re: Time for Pope

Heaton has a shocker yet there are posts that we need to sell Hart. I don't get it, Hart was on the bench , didn't make any mistakes yet some find an opportunity to have a go at him. Odd.

Oh to be UTC bomb proof like Jack Cork.
by NL Claret
Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scousers versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 259
Views: 5720

Re: Scousers versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Murger wrote:Any criticism of Heaton? He's been at fault for 2 goals today.


This is utc , of course there has been some criticism. Not on level Joe Hart would have received.
by NL Claret
Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scousers versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 259
Views: 5720

Re: Scousers versus MIGHTY CLARETS

SalisburyClaret wrote:Suppose a Tom Heaton mistake had to happen at some point


There could be a 5 page thread just like when Hart made a mistake like that, I can't remember 1 though but there used to be a lot of Joe Hart threads.
by NL Claret
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scousers versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 259
Views: 5720

Re: Scousers versus MIGHTY CLARETS

I liked the decision when marriner was waiting to see if Liverpool had an advantage, ball went to mane who caught it , so he brought play back. Surely it was handball as the whistle hadn't gone.
by NL Claret
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scousers versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 259
Views: 5720

Re: Scousers versus MIGHTY CLARETS

The goalkeeper experts will be right on to the mistake by Heaton just like they were straight onto Hart's "errors".
by NL Claret
Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Players Autobiography
Replies: 19
Views: 817

Re: Burnley Players Autobiography

ClaretTony wrote:I believe he wasn't too complimentary about us


He wasn't too complimentary about Stan shall we say.
by NL Claret
Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire CCC Outgrounds
Replies: 23
Views: 1356

Re: Lancashire CCC Outgrounds

hampsteadclaret wrote:16..I would tentatively suggest that Lancs membership numbers have dropped because generally we haven't been very good at cricket for a number of years..[or rather we haven't won much].. :cry:


There's more to it than just the results / success. Have you been to "The Emirates" recently?
by NL Claret
Sat Mar 09, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire CCC Outgrounds
Replies: 23
Views: 1356

Re: Lancashire CCC Outgrounds

- ' sounds more like give us a county game in exchange for a few cricket scholarships at the school..' Not sure there is much wrong with this arrangement especially as a one-off - looks like a win-win-win to me. The village will benefit from a Lancs county match taking place, Lancs members in that ...
by NL Claret
Sat Mar 09, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Players Autobiography
Replies: 19
Views: 817

Re: Burnley Players Autobiography

Lee Howey
by NL Claret
Sat Mar 09, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire CCC Outgrounds
Replies: 23
Views: 1356

Re: Lancashire CCC Outgrounds

Allotted got a lot of stick off members at Southport, so it looks like he's punishing them. Twice as much rainfall over the year at Sedbergh than rainy Manchester, be lucky to get the game in. Allott said something along the lines of Southport don't have a full time groundsman although they will te...
by NL Claret
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire CCC Outgrounds
Replies: 23
Views: 1356

Re: Lancashire CCC Outgrounds

They must be using the school fields for parking as there isn't much parking full stop in the village / town. Wasn't the game at Colwyn Bay an away fixture against Glamorgan though? Money spinner for Glamorgan as you can get the train from Manchester. Decent ground as well Colwyn Bay, more facilitie...
by NL Claret
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire CCC Outgrounds
Replies: 23
Views: 1356

Lancashire CCC Outgrounds

Sedbergh School chosen for a Lancashire county championship game. Whilst it is a stunning setting, it doesn't really have the facilities or obvious car parking (unless they use the other sports games) to host a championship game. Public transport isn't great and it is in Cumbria and part of the York...
by NL Claret
Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 794
Views: 57892

Re: Bolton

Peter Kenyon ex Man United and Chelsea is reported to be behind a bid for Bolton wanderers.
by NL Claret
Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aaron Lennon's future
Replies: 42
Views: 3330

Re: Aaron Lennon's future

Everton got rid of Lennon for a reason, they had an upgrade in Theo Walcott. Perhaps we should have gone for Walcott instead then again Everton could have been more attractive proposition? I see few posters are shifting on about 5 players in the summer. Click, click, click, click and click , right t...
by NL Claret
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hill and Bowyer
Replies: 19
Views: 1727

Re: Hill and Bowyer

I know they are struggling but I didn’t see Rochdale parting with Hill Dale fan at work was surprised as Hill still had 3 years I think it was left on contract. Last week the chairman had backed him publicly. He was annoyed that if they were going to get shut it should have been in January so the n...
by NL Claret
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cork very lucky
Replies: 78
Views: 4740

Re: Cork very lucky

Wouldn't say he's unfit or injured. You need to be an athlete to play CM in the PL, Cork doesn't have the attributes. He covers the ground however whenever he gets to a tackle or chance to break play up he's there a second or 2 too late. Opposition put him under pressure when in possession and he us...
by NL Claret
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ranieri
Replies: 32
Views: 2742

Re: Ranieri

I have just realised that their last win at the Turf was just 4 months before I watched my first game as a 5 year old in 1952!! They are going down and I definitely don't want to play them next season, in spite of their record at the Turf!! Even the bad days of Waddle and the Stan years when Keegan...
by NL Claret
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank
Replies: 476
Views: 18264

Re: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank

Just need comment about the £250k the club paid to Scudamore for a full house.

Dividends paid to directors is 0 if I'm correct unlike some.......ken Anderson Bolton got plenty.
by NL Claret
Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Burnley midfield tonight
Replies: 70
Views: 4390

Re: The Burnley midfield tonight

Cork has been the weakest link all season. Popular with UTC posters so will leave it there.
by NL Claret
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcy Sports versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 322
Views: 9122

Re: Newcy Sports versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Ok, I assume a similar performance on Saturday may disgruntle you more? Love and kisses all round. Do I need to be disgruntled? An unbeaten run in PL for Burnley is very unlikely to go beyond 8 matches. Newcastle haven't lost at home to anyone outside the top 6. Palace will be a very tough game on ...
by NL Claret
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcy Sports versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 322
Views: 9122

Re: Newcy Sports versus MIGHTY CLARETS

box_of_frogs wrote:Judging by your ‘anyone who says it is crap is a defeatist post’, I’d assume you thought we played ok?


You are best not to judge my posts, you are failing miserably. Sorry, I'm not an excitable idiot. Xx
by NL Claret
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcy Sports versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 322
Views: 9122

Re: Newcy Sports versus MIGHTY CLARETS

box_of_frogs wrote:Do you think it’s a good performance, or f@&£ing sh1te?


What do you think?

I'm not disgusted though. I'll leave that to the social media bed wetters.
by NL Claret
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcy Sports versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 322
Views: 9122

Re: Newcy Sports versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Posters now "disgusted" by the performance. .......didn't take long.
by NL Claret
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcy Sports versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 322
Views: 9122

Re: Newcy Sports versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Cork's first half display awful, popular with utc posters so I won't go on about how bad he's been all season.
by NL Claret
Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Altrincham Score 6 Away
Replies: 18
Views: 1265

Re: Altrincham Score 6 Away

Have been to Moss Lane many times including 2 Burnley friendlies in the Howe era. Always a decent trip, good non league ground and now have a large community hall with a bar and tv screens. Went this season when they beat southport, awful game! My mate played in goal for them for years, was their Gk...
by NL Claret
Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Mumby
Replies: 37
Views: 2328

Re: Peter Mumby

They used to make some horrendous mistakes when we had the half time draw guests, getting names and facts wrong. They had Jim Thomson as a Northern Ireland international once. What they had done is taken the script from something written about Sammy Todd. Kevin Nolan was introduced to the Bolton cr...
by NL Claret
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Puel sacked - Leicester manager updates
Replies: 67
Views: 4810

Re: Puel sacked

Wasn't Wagner (ex Huddersfield) linked when he left?
by NL Claret
Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andone charged by FA
Replies: 10
Views: 2228

Re: Andone charged by FA

It would appear that Hughton hears more than he sees.
by NL Claret
Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: WBA v Brighton
Replies: 67
Views: 5948

Re: WBA v Brighton

Bong was booed earlier in the season at Southampton. Not sure if it was due to a bad foul early on or Jay Rod's Southampton connection.

Hughton didn't mention it after the game.

Is it just certain clubs with him?
by NL Claret
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Hines hangs up his boots
Replies: 12
Views: 1864

Re: ARTICLE: Hines hangs up his boots

Shows how far we have moved on in relatively short period of time.

There was a rumour that Hines was only signed so Junior Stanislas would join too and to keep him company.
by NL Claret
Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How bad was this window?
Replies: 31
Views: 1496

Re: How bad was this window?

“Have we had a worse window ?” I can think of a least 60 worse transfer windows we have had. Any more stupid questions ? Can't put a year them on them but when we sold Jay Rod, Fox and Austin. Around the same time when we signed zavon hines. Going to the days before the transfer window and there wa...
by NL Claret
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch
Replies: 469
Views: 23863

Re: Peter Crouch

Seen post that said the rest of the PL was laughing at us.

City season ticket holder next door thought it was a great signing for us.
by NL Claret
Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manager of the month
Replies: 11
Views: 1338

Manager of the month

Sean Dyche nominated and rightly so. Those who decide on the nominations must not read UTC. Some posters will be shocked and disappointed as it would appear in their expert opinion he or the board are to blame for all the failures at Burnley Football Club.
by NL Claret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch is a good signing
Replies: 89
Views: 4160

Re: Crouch is a good signing

Vino blanco wrote:I think the Crouch signing is an embarrassment. We are becoming a laughing stock in the PL.


Are we?
by NL Claret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Stoke’s Vokes
Replies: 60
Views: 3237

Re: ARTICLE: Stoke’s Vokes

Best wishes Sam Vokes. Played a massive part in where Burnley Football Club is today. Came across as a decent genuine bloke and always appreciated the fans.
by NL Claret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A good window
Replies: 41
Views: 2190

Re: A good window

Blyclaret wrote:Ye the board looking at the bank balance
Instead of the league table.


And utc posters salivating at the negatives.
by NL Claret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are we genuinely surprised
Replies: 44
Views: 2976

Re: Are we genuinely surprised

Gibson a failure because he's had injury problems and needed a hernia operation?

That's all I can scrabble together.

File under UTC gold, if players are not an instant hit they are a failure. Amazon generation.
by NL Claret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch
Replies: 469
Views: 23863

Re: Peter Crouch

It's been a difficult time for some UTC posters having been on an unbeaten PL run of 5 games including a point against the form side. At last the signing of Peter Crouch has got them out of the woodwork, passwords reset and now the opportunity to get stuck into the club and Dyche. Normal service res...
by NL Claret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Rigg
Replies: 81
Views: 5293

Re: Mike Rigg

Mike Rigg written off before the end of the 1st transfer by utc posters who are probably unaware of the actual role he plays. Feet not even under the desk.

Very predictable.

9 hours 24 minutes 34 seconds till full utc meltdown.
by NL Claret
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch
Replies: 469
Views: 23863

Re: Peter Crouch

Crouch is one of those players that Burnley fans / UTC posters take an instant dislike to even before he has pulled on the claret jersey. Similar to the likes of Tony Philliskirk, Lennie Johnrose (took a while for some to warm to as he played for the club down the road), Ross Wallace, Scott Arfield ...
by NL Claret
Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will dyche ever
Replies: 140
Views: 6001

Re: Will dyche ever

It was one of the most boring games ive ever attended yesterday. Not only did we not try to win, we didnt even attempt to compete. Even the city lads I sat with were bored shitless. It was a no contest. They even said they wish we scored first to at least make it a contest even just briefly. It's n...
by NL Claret
Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Did Wigan think they had no chance of beating Man city?
Replies: 25
Views: 1603

Re: Did Wigan think they had no chance of beating Man city?

And people forget under Fergie Man U. were capable of putting eight past teams like Arsenal. It's a different level we will never get to. Just having a look at transport for Greater Manchester for travel for Tuesday, they are expecting 75,000. Big crowd that, we get that in 3.5 home games. £80-£90m...

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