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by Flat Stanley
Sat May 20, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 5 favourite Burnley players to grace the Turf...
Replies: 60
Views: 3506

Re: 5 favourite Burnley players to grace the Turf...

Players since I started watching in 1987

Favourite
Robbie Blake
Ted McMinn
Roger Eli
Glen Little
Tripper

Best

Danny Ings
Michael Keane
Jay Rod
Tom Heaton
Charlie Austin
by Flat Stanley
Sun May 14, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Labour's maths...
Replies: 117
Views: 5004

Re: Labour's maths...

Irrelevant whether Labours maths are correct. They have no chance of getting into power. What people need to decide is do they want a functional effective opposition that is going to oppose and put scrutiny on some of the Tories worse policies or do they want to see Labour wiped off the map and give...
by Flat Stanley
Fri May 12, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Defour
Replies: 153
Views: 11335

Re: Defour

Sounds like a load of nonsense to me. Seen Defour interviewed and he does not come across as a stupid man. Very much doubt he expects the club to chose him over Dyche. All the stuff about body language is nonsense too he always looked the same ever since he arrived it's just the way he is. He seemed...
by Flat Stanley
Sat May 06, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v West Brom - Player Ratings
Replies: 50
Views: 6779

Re: Burnley v West Brom - Player Ratings

Heaton 7
Lowton 6
Long 7
Tarkowski 8
Ward 7
Hendrick 8
Westwood 7
Arfield 6
Boyd 7
Vokes 8
Barnes 6
by Flat Stanley
Tue May 02, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 44 Passes...
Replies: 46
Views: 4458

Re: 44 Passes...

Let's compare shall we: Brady - 11 appearances - 1 goal - 2 assist Arfield - 28 appearances - 1 goal Hendrick - 29 appearances - 2 goals - 2 assists JBG - 17 appearances - 1 goal - 2 assists Defour - 20 appearances - 1 goal - 3 assists No one stands out. But Boyds minute per goal/assist is noticeab...
by Flat Stanley
Sun Apr 30, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ashley Barnes - goal, gritty, game-winner...GLADIATOR!!
Replies: 25
Views: 2786

Re: Ashley Barnes - goal, gritty, game-winner...GLADIATOR!!

Been poor lately and lucky to have a place in the team after recent weeks but was absolutely brilliant in that game. Back to his bothersome best with a goal threat to boot.
by Flat Stanley
Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche
Replies: 27
Views: 3881

Re: Dyche

Yeah staff have input but Dyche has the final say. It's a Mangers job to surround himself with good people, listen well and make good decisions based on all the information you have. Doubted the team selection but we were magnificent today. I have been critical of some of the football this season wh...
by Flat Stanley
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What A Finish By Andre!
Replies: 47
Views: 4034

Re: What A Finish By Andre!

Cant remember the last through ball like that he had to run onto. Give him that service he will score. Great finish and as mentioned above took me back to last season.
by Flat Stanley
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crystal Palace v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 51
Views: 6677

Re: Crystal Palace v Burnley - Player Ratings

Heaton 8 Couple of good saves Lowton 8 very solid Keane 9 Benteke in his pocket Tarks 9 As above, great debut, calm passes a couple of times under pressure Ward 8 solid and good cross for the goal Boyd 7 Endless work and great pass Westwood 8 great work breaking things up and winning second balls He...
by Flat Stanley
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We are losing control of our own destiny
Replies: 125
Views: 6319

Re: We are losing control of our own destiny

I agree Gray was better than Barnes today. Barnes had a very poor game.
by Flat Stanley
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Manchester United - Player Ratings
Replies: 65
Views: 7040

Re: Burnley v Manchester United - Player Ratings

Heaton 5
Lowton 6
Mee 6
Keane 7
Ward 5
Hendrick 6
Barton 5
Boyd 4
Brady 6
Barnes 4
Gray 7
Tarkowski 6
by Flat Stanley
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We are losing control of our own destiny
Replies: 125
Views: 6319

Re: We are losing control of our own destiny

Lack of posession was not the problem today. In the second half in particular united let us have a lot of the ball but we had no clue what to do with it. No movement, No one dropping into the hole, running in behind or going wide and wingers constantly going into an over crowed middle. So easy to de...
by Flat Stanley
Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your team vs Man. Utd.
Replies: 16
Views: 1056

Re: Your team vs Man. Utd.

Heaton
Tarkowski Keane Mee
Lowton Hendrick Barton Defour Brady
Gray Vokes (or Barnes if Vokes injured)
by Flat Stanley
Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yet another away defeat
Replies: 79
Views: 4129

Re: Yet another away defeat

Much more positive today. Great performance in the 1st half where we were the better team. We mixed the play much more and played better football than recent games. The game was won after a poor bit of play from Barton and the bit of luck for Everton after that. Up to that point we looked like getti...
by Flat Stanley
Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 22
Views: 4351

Re: Everton v Burnley - Player Ratings

Heaton 8 Some good saves a little weak on a few crosses Lowton 8 Solid throughout Keane 8 a 10 in the 1st half. Brought the ball out brilliantly and started good moves a few times. Nearly scored first half and largely untroubled at the back in the first 45. Second half a couple of mistakes and Lukak...
by Flat Stanley
Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not content
Replies: 34
Views: 2716

Re: Not content

There is a huge amount to admire about what Dyche has done. The work ethic, no egos, team spirit all in it together, organisation and all about the team culture he has created is fantastic. He has also helped some of our younger players develop. To be where we are with the resources we have had is u...
by Flat Stanley
Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Stoke - Player Ratings
Replies: 61
Views: 7381

Re: Burnley v Stoke - Player Ratings

Heaton 7 good hands a couple of times from long range shots little else to do Lowton 7 solid as usual Mee 8 cleared up well, superb game complements Keane wonderfully Keane 8 used his pace well in the first half a few times to get us out of trouble and had an excellent game Ward 6 shakey first half ...
by Flat Stanley
Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gray had a tight hamstring
Replies: 28
Views: 4040

Re: Gray had a tight hamstring

Unlikely he had a tight hamtsring. He got no treatment after coming off and Dyche said in the press conference he was trying to be more robust up front with the changes. He mentioned nothing about an injury. Gray looked severely ****** off at being subbed. What is the source?
by Flat Stanley
Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team for Stoke
Replies: 72
Views: 5250

Re: Team for Stoke

Browntuba wrote:I hope that team never does happen flat stanley, we're struggling 11 v 11 at the moment I don't think playing with 10 would be a good idea


LOL sorry forgot to type the second striker! Would Go with Gray and Vokes upfront
by Flat Stanley
Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team for Stoke
Replies: 72
Views: 5250

Re: Team for Stoke

Heaton Lowton Keane Mee Ward Hendrick Westwood Defour Brady Gray Vokes Think if Defour plays in midfield in a 4 4 2 we need some legs alongside so that means Westwood instead of Barton. Barnes has been poor lately so think Sam deserves a chance to start. Or one that will never happen Heaton Keane Ta...
by Flat Stanley
Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tactics today
Replies: 102
Views: 6033

Re: Tactics today

One season in the prem and we're already starting to sound like b@st@rd fans under Alardyce. Well getting rid of him went really well for them, didn't it. Didn't say I wanted rid of Dyche. I just find the football we play a bit boring. Even last season when we won the league I could count about 5 o...
by Flat Stanley
Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tactics today
Replies: 102
Views: 6033

Re: Tactics today

Getting pretty bored of the football under Dyche. Can just about stomach it when we win but even then it can be pretty boring sometimes. Watching hoofball is getting very old. When you get to the premier league you hope it means decent players and better more exciting football. We have decent player...
by Flat Stanley
Sat Apr 01, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Tottenham - Player Ratings
Replies: 59
Views: 7501

Re: Burnley v Tottenham - Player Ratings

Heaton 6 Ward 7 MOM Keane 6 Mee 6 Lowton 6 Barton 4 Hendrick 5 Airfield 4 Boyd 5 Gray 7 Barnes 5 Vokes 5 Brady 6 Defour 6 Dyche 3 All down to Dyche today. Poor decision taking Gray off allowed Spurs to play 10 or 15 yards higher up the pitch and totally changed the game. Barnes and Vokes will never ...
by Flat Stanley
Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bands with original members you wish you could have seen live
Replies: 55
Views: 2750

Re: Bands with original members you wish you could have seen live

The Stones with Brian Jones or Mic Taylor The Beatles The Clash The Band (would love to have seen them playing with Dylan as well on their own) Credence Clearwater revival Jefferson Airplane Fairport convention Fleetwood Mac with Peter Green and the Buckingham Nicks line up also Jimi Hendrix Experie...
by Flat Stanley
Fri Mar 31, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fittest player to have played for the Clarets ?
Replies: 27
Views: 2334

Re: Fittest player to have played for the Clarets ?

Depends what you mean by fittest. Are you talking speed, endurance, strength, power, flexibility, ability to stay injury free? I could cover as much ground on a football field as George Boyd (I used to run competitively at a high level) but in terms of all round fitness required to play professional...
by Flat Stanley
Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 48
Views: 6526

Re: Liverpool v Burnley - Player Ratings

Heaton 6 Lowton 7 Mee 7 Keane 9 Ward 7 Arfield 7 Boyd 7 Barton 7 Hendrick 7 Gray 7 Barnes 7 Brady 6 (why the hell was he playing on the right. Very strange) Should have stopped the cross for the first then Mee Slipped. No-one closing down for the second and Heaton should probably have done better. T...
by Flat Stanley
Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If a General Election was called...
Replies: 76
Views: 3552

Re: If a General Election was called...

Difficult question for me. As alluded to above the biggest problem with Corbyn is his lack of willingness to compromise, take on board others points of view and work with people who disagree with him. All off those qualities are needed in government. He is too idealistic and not pragmatic enough to ...
by Flat Stanley
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bradley Wiggins
Replies: 33
Views: 3182

Re: Bradley Wiggins

Dark Cloud wrote:Billy Bonds??? The 70's footballer??? What kind of **** was he into then???? He was just a beardy nerd who could clout a football and the opposition. (Wasn't he?) :shock:


LOL sorry meant the baseball player Barry Bonds!
by Flat Stanley
Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bradley Wiggins
Replies: 33
Views: 3182

Re: Bradley Wiggins

It's been well documented that both Froome and Wiggins have taken both prescription medication not banned and medication which is banned and requires a Theraputic use exemption (TUE) which they obtained. Both have taken the same asthma medication requiring a TUE. Really TUEs are for extreme situatio...
by Flat Stanley
Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's the best book you've ever read?
Replies: 138
Views: 7762

Re: What's the best book you've ever read?

The Outsider (Sometimes called The Stranger) by Albert Camus is my favorite. I also love One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest by Ken Kesey. I am also a big fan of Catch 22 and Grapes of Wrath mentioned above. Non fiction, I read a book recently called Sapiens: A Brief History of the Humankind by Yuval Har...
by Flat Stanley
Sat Feb 25, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hull v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 47
Views: 6161

Re: Hull v Burnley - Player Ratings

Heaton 6
Lowton 7
Mee 7
Keane 8
Ward 7
Barton 7
Westwood 7
Boyd 6
Brady 6
Barnes 4
Gray 7
by Flat Stanley
Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andre Gray
Replies: 200
Views: 15002

Re: Andre Gray

He was very poor yesterday and looked off the pace although no worse than lots of others. He does seems to be lacking a bit of confidence for some reason.There were various times yesterday when he would have gone himself last season when he tried to play people in instead. However our tactics did no...
by Flat Stanley
Sat Feb 18, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Lincoln - Player Ratings
Replies: 91
Views: 9383

Re: Burnley v Lincoln - Player Ratings

Heaton 5 poor distribution poor for the goal Flanagan 3 dreadful looks every inch a non league player Keane 6 Did fine Tarkowski 5 less fine Darikwa 6 MOM only one offering anything positive going forward. Cleaned up well at the back Barton 3 lost his head when he should have been controlling the ga...
by Flat Stanley
Sat Feb 18, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Player ratings
Replies: 28
Views: 2293

Re: Player ratings

Heaton 5 poor distribution poor for the goal Flanagan 3 dreadful looks every inch a non league player Keane 6 Did fine Tarkowski 5 Darikwa 6 MOM only one offering anything positive going forward. Cleaned up well at the back Barton 3 lost his head when he should have been controlling the game and bei...
by Flat Stanley
Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Chelsea - Player Ratings
Replies: 102
Views: 9956

Re: Burnley v Chelsea - Player Ratings

Heaton 7 nothing much to do. Distribution poor at times but difficult conditions. Lowton 8 very solid game. If only he could cross the ball he would be a hell of a player Mee 7 generally solid although a couple of shakey moments and some poor distribution Keane 9 Superb game. Left a bit isolated for...
by Flat Stanley
Fri Feb 03, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team v Watford
Replies: 52
Views: 2961

Re: Team v Watford

Heaton
Lowton Keane Mee Ward
JGB Barton Hendrick Brady
Gray Vokes

That would be my peference assuming Defour is injured. Dyche will probably start Boyd Arfield and Barnes though. If Hendrick is injured Westwood might come straight in.
by Flat Stanley
Fri Feb 03, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Absolutely nothing to moan about!
Replies: 61
Views: 5780

Re: Absolutely nothing to moan about!

Don't worry we can always complain about referees :D
by Flat Stanley
Wed Feb 01, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boyd is wonderful.
Replies: 32
Views: 2595

Re: Boyd is wonderful.

No one would disagree he works his arse off and does great defensive work every time he turns out. The problem is his complete lack of pace to go past a man, his poor running off the ball in attacking positions where he does not make himself available enough, can't remember when he last put a decent...
by Flat Stanley
Tue Jan 31, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings
Replies: 74
Views: 8292

Re: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings

Heaton 7
Lowton 7
Mee 7
Keane 8
Ward 7
Boyd 6
Barton 9
Hendrick 8
Defour 7
Arfield 7
Barnes 7
Gray 9*

Vokes 7
by Flat Stanley
Sun Jan 29, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Bristol City - Player Ratings
Replies: 56
Views: 7413

Re: Burnley v Bristol City - Player Ratings

All about opinions I guess. Darikwa did more but also did more wrong. Flanagan is hampered by trying to play left back without being able to kick it with his left foot. Also not having a wide man who could either. We were gimped on our left by selection not by performance. As such I marked him 6 wh...
by Flat Stanley
Sat Jan 28, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Bristol City - Player Ratings
Replies: 56
Views: 7413

Re: Burnley v Bristol City - Player Ratings

Pope 7 Darikwa 6 Keane 7 Mee 7 Flanagan 4 JGB 7 Tarkowski 6 Defour 8* Barton 6 Airfield 6 Vokes 6 Professional performance today and did not really get out of second gear. We lacked creativity at times but did enough. Andy H how you can rate Flanagan higher than Darikwa is beyond me. Darikwa has poo...
by Flat Stanley
Sun Jan 22, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 30
Views: 4893

Re: Arsenal v Burnley - Player Ratings

Heaton 7
Lowton 7
Keane 9*
Mee 7
Ward 6
Boyd 7
Hendrick 6
Marney 7
Defour 7
Barnes 6
Gray 7
by Flat Stanley
Sun Jan 22, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 122
Views: 8700

Re: Ben Mee

It was a silly challenge by Mee. There was no need to do it and he absolutely had a choice. No way the Arsenal player was scoring from there. Definitely a penalty but then it was also clearly offside before that. Mee does get wrong side a bit too often and got caught out again here but overall was p...
by Flat Stanley
Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbed
Replies: 59
Views: 3549

Re: Robbed

Definitely offside, but silly challenge from Mee. No way he would have scored from there. Definitely a penalty his foot was very high. We would have been extremely fortunate to get something today far too negative again until the sending off. We can't just Expect to defend all game and give the ball...
by Flat Stanley
Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Darikwa
Replies: 65
Views: 5858

Re: Darikwa

Not sure what the comments about his touch are all about. Thought his touch was very good tonight. A number of times a long ball was knocked out wide and he controlled it fine. He knocked a few good crosses into the box as well as the one for the goal. He did look a little unsure at times and give t...
by Flat Stanley
Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sunderland - Player Ratings
Replies: 36
Views: 5056

Re: Burnley v Sunderland - Player Ratings

Pope 7 made the two saves he had to make Darikwa 7 some great crosses including the one for the goal. Positive going forward Keane 8 untroubled all game good on the ball Tarkowski 8 Imperious great on the ball Flanagan 6 fine defensively did not offer much at the other end Boyd 7 first 15 minutes wa...
by Flat Stanley
Sun Jan 15, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nothing to criticise at Burnley.
Replies: 50
Views: 3731

Re: Nothing to criticise at Burnley.

Dyche is a great manager. Glad here is here and getting the most out of what we have. I am enjoying winning games but have to admit the football is often dreadful to watch. This team can play some nice stuff at times but not often enough. Went with two neutrals yesterday who were bored out of their ...
by Flat Stanley
Sun Jan 15, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 41
Views: 3818

Re: Ben Mee

Mee has been very good for us. Does the old fashioned bit of defending very well, puts his body on the line and always gives 100%. That means fans generally love him and give him a free pass or turn a blind eye to his sometimes poor distribution and his mistakes which cost goals. Yesterday I felt he...
by Flat Stanley
Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Southampton - Player Ratings
Replies: 69
Views: 8177

Re: Burnley v Southampton - Player Ratings

Heaton 9 MOM Faultless 2 superb saves late on Lowton 7 Good defensive work little going forward Mee 7 Poor first half (goal line clearance apart) Gave the Ball away too much, lost headers and struggled to cope with Longs movement, pace and arial pressence. However superb second half and a big reason...

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