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by elwaclaret
Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone still think we are relegation candidates?
Replies: 63
Views: 4600

Re: Anyone still think we are relegation candidates?

3putt wrote:Not Sunderland??
No I know a lot of people have Sunderland down as dead certs but with the players now returning from Africa I think the boost they get might just see them get their act together a bit.
by elwaclaret
Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RISE MILL TOWN - DIRTY OLD TOWN!!
Replies: 106
Views: 7546

Re: RISE MILL TOWN - DIRTY OLD TOWN!!

Never mind new songs bring back Bananarama!

Nanananana.... Burnley! (If you start practicing now you'll know the words by our next home game :-)

Still think "Hark Now Hear" does not get an airing often enough.
by elwaclaret
Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best opposition player seen live.
Replies: 100
Views: 5403

Re: Best opposition player seen live.

Maradonna (I was supporting the other team at the match). Teddy Sheringham in his pomp was pretty awesome to watch live. Same for Jasper Olsen. Most devastating would probably be Tinman for Derby (he absolutely tore us a new one). Truth is there's been loads but I always hope they'll have stinkers a...
by elwaclaret
Wed Feb 01, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone still think we are relegation candidates?
Replies: 63
Views: 4600

Re: Anyone still think we are relegation candidates?

Relegation Candidates is too strong but as I said on another thread.... There is the Leicester precedent. I think we would be unlucky to get dragged into it now but its far from beyond the realms of possibility. For what its worth I fancy Hull, Middlesbro and AN NOTHER to fall through the trap come ...
by elwaclaret
Wed Feb 01, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hull's loan and purchased players
Replies: 31
Views: 3121

Re: Hull's loan and purchased players

I still maintain that 35 points will keep you up. Swansea might have had a bit of a spurt since Clement took over, but the chances of it continuing indefinitely aren't that high. But there is the Leicester precedent. I think we would be unlucky to get dragged into it now but its far from beyond the...
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Westwood signs in
Replies: 95
Views: 7201

Re: ARTICLE: Westwood signs in

Could be a master stroke. Welcome to Burnley.
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ashley Westwood £5m bid accepted
Replies: 288
Views: 30151

Re: Ashley Westwood £5m bid accepted

Right winger....a.k.a. right whinger. You need a blend in mi9dfield. You need players like Defour but they look bobbins without a terrier there to break things up and win possession. You cannot have any clue how Westwood will perform for us he's clearly been unsettled at Villa for a while.... they t...
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ashley Westwood £5m bid accepted
Replies: 288
Views: 30151

Re: Ashley Westwood £5m bid accepted

There is nothing like giving a player a decent chance is there. Sam Vokes wasn't rated by Wolves. Dean Marney wasn't rated by Spurs or that highly by Hull. Trippier and Mee were not seen as Premier standard by City. Keane wasn't rated good enough for United. But hey Aston Villa fans are the font of ...
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New signings at tonight's match?
Replies: 8
Views: 1415

Re: New signings at tonight's match?

It would surprise me if they were signed and were not at tonight's match. While its not normal to introduce signings, (Gazza being an exception) it is not often such momentous signings are made by the club on the day of a match.... If they're done and dusted in time.
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton Not Given Up on Getting Keane Today
Replies: 36
Views: 4009

Re: Everton Not Given Up on Getting Keane Today

There is absolutely no chance we'd shoot ourselves in the foot late in the window, we have learnt lessons (I want to believe that anyway). Surely we would say ''when we find a replacement he can leave'' then leave them hanging and never show any intention to look for a replacement, it's about time ...
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady confirmed (speculation)
Replies: 1272
Views: 130578

Re: Robbie Brady confirmed (speculation)

SSN saying the Wigan lad arriving IS likely to mean the Brady deal comes off for Burnley
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton Not Given Up on Getting Keane Today
Replies: 36
Views: 4009

Everton Not Given Up on Getting Keane Today

According to SSN Everton are still trying to put together a package that is acceptable to Burnley for this to happen today. Though admit it would take a hell of an offer.
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ashley Westwood £5m bid accepted
Replies: 288
Views: 30151

Re: Ashley Westwood £5m bid accepted

SSPN saying medical now done
by elwaclaret
Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bamford on time on Burnley
Replies: 116
Views: 13060

Re: Bamford on time on Burnley

Why give him such a hard time? He barely had a chance at Burnley. I wish him well. A case of inverted snobbery from some posters on here. He barely had a chance? He has spent the last 6 months training every day with the first team, if he had really been busting a gut on the training ground and pro...
by elwaclaret
Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Conclusive proof that FA doesn't like us
Replies: 5
Views: 1488

Re: Conclusive proof that FA doesn't like us

Just one example of us being shunned I'm afraid. Did anyone else notice a distinct lack of silver foil cardboard cut outs of the FA Cup at the Turf yesterday? Clearly the FA didn't send us any. :oops:
by elwaclaret
Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bamford on time on Burnley
Replies: 116
Views: 13060

Re: Bamford on time on Burnley

Sounds like a bit of a Jessie. Not made of the right stuff for a Sean Dyche Team. I wouldn't have used such harsh language but basically I agree. Definitely gives the impression of a player who needs cuddles and constant re-assurance to keep him happy. While I'm fairly sure SD can motivate and enco...
by elwaclaret
Sat Jan 28, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Callum Styles - Bury
Replies: 64
Views: 11781

Re: Callum Styles - Bury

It is the job of the football club to do the best for the young lads in our youth system. If it was deemed that Styles was a potential future first teamer, they would also have looked who else was already ahead of him and deemed it in his interest not to be tied to the club. Years ago (and I doubt i...
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Panic Button
Replies: 24
Views: 1951

Re: The Panic Button

There is no need to deploy a panic button this window, we have enough to get over the line as we are. However it would certainly make life more comfortable given the injury to Marney to have at least one in, and that would only keep the status quo (pre injury) not much further on squad wise given th...
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How long until the Soaps are finished
Replies: 38
Views: 2885

Re: How long until the Soaps are finished

Given that I personally know more than a handful under 35 who post on here I'd suggest your theory is some way from being accurate. I think a lot of young blokes watch but then deny it to almost biblical levels. I remember JD Robbo (as a young man) used to get a lot of stick over soaps, but the sam...
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: £14m for van aanholt!!!!!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 3003

Re: £14m for van aanholt!!!!!!!

Don't think Ings is the best example but Vokes was derided to the heaven's for quite some time. He's still not rated by everyone, but I think he's the best target man we've had since King Billy.
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ex-captain on Goals on Sunday
Replies: 4
Views: 1107

Re: Ex-captain on Goals on Sunday

Did a bloody good job for us.
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How long until the Soaps are finished
Replies: 38
Views: 2885

Re: How long until the Soaps are finished

The "skill" in Soaps is that they are "Dip in" i.e nothing much changes really. People switch off for years but then catch a storyline that peaks their interest and are hooked back in for a period, and its instantly familiar often these same people lose interest again only to fall into the trap agai...
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: £14m for van aanholt!!!!!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 3003

Re: £14m for van aanholt!!!!!!!

It seems once a player is held up as someone special it takes some time for the football world to see through the hype. Its often a couple of big money moves before someone decides "he's pants" then suddenly the swell turns and no-one rates him, leaving a club with a player who has stung them fro a ...
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Young players worth looking at
Replies: 29
Views: 3130

Re: Young players worth looking at

While I agree that long term this has always been Burnley's way and should remain so, I think at the moment we need to be looking no longer than the present to near future to give us the leeway to promote from within in a position of strength.
by elwaclaret
Thu Jan 26, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Marney sustains cruciate ligament injury
Replies: 68
Views: 4857

Re: ARTICLE: Marney sustains cruciate ligament injury

Terrible news. I think we all feared the worst, and so it has panned out.

Wish you a full recovery Dean and wish you all the best at this awful time.
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Snodgrass
Replies: 599
Views: 54282

Re: Snodgrass

LawsCanalJump wrote:Ramirez transfer request?
Think we should pursue Brady now, if Snodgrass chooses us then great but if not we need a quick turn around
Don't think there is much doubt that we are actively pursuing a good few besides those we know of, most of whom we will get over the line ASAP if they can.
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Snodgrass
Replies: 599
Views: 54282

Re: Snodgrass

randomclaret2 wrote:Ripon or Ripponden ?
Oh don't know Random. I lived next to an old mate of his who told me he travelled in from Rippon while he was with us..... when I saw his address after his problems it was Rippon way so I just assumed he was still in the same house.
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Snodgrass
Replies: 599
Views: 54282

Re: Snodgrass

clarethomer wrote:I seem to recall robbie blake lived harrogate way?
There's been a few live that way. Clark Carlisle lived up near Rippon and travelled in.... about another half hour out of Harrogate.
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Snodgrass
Replies: 599
Views: 54282

Re: Snodgrass

Looks like a done deal for them then. Fair enough; its a big name club with massive potential. Still think its a very dodgy time to be going though.... I have quite a few mates who are Hammers and they are far from happy bunnies at the moment.
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Snodgrass
Replies: 599
Views: 54282

Re: Snodgrass

One thing we will never be able to compete with a young man who fancies the big Smoke. Think he may live to regret going to the Hammers if he does (a rocking ship) but hey ho!
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 25, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Snodgrass
Replies: 599
Views: 54282

Re: Snodgrass

This thread on the Boro Board seems to be confident that he isn't coming to us http://fansonline.net/middlesbrough/mb/view.php?id=5156492 I think we have all realised Boro fans generally have delusions of grandeur. Funny read one quoting how nice Harrogate is....they obviously haven't heard of the ...
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trumps Wall
Replies: 66
Views: 4770

Re: Trumps Wall

Don't think it will be bluster at all Lakes. I think I'd be more surprised to find that Mexico wasn't propped up by the US and didn't at the end of the day have to do as they are told.
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 25, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Palace haven't had a fee agreed for Brady. Soz.
Replies: 303
Views: 33541

Re: Palace have agreed 9 million for Brady

David Reeves.... £50k I think it was. What an impact the lad made. Despite the collection buckets we couldn't raise it. Think my dad and I are still owed about £20 for that. We didn't mind at the time as Paul Smith popped up from the Arses.... we couldn't afford him either. Still we managed to raise...
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Snodgrass
Replies: 599
Views: 54282

Re: Snodgrass

Sure there could be a fee paid for "first refusal", but why would we if Snodgrass does not agree personal terms it would take us no further than we are.

Just don't understand being preferred buyer for Hull would make the slightest difference.
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Snodgrass
Replies: 599
Views: 54282

Re: Snodgrass

jedi_master wrote:I wouldn't be surprised if Townsend wasn't on at least £60-70k a week.
Certainly wouldn't argue with your figures Jedi, but would Snodgrass be coming for significantly less? I'd have thought they'd be at a similar rate, though I admit I am not basing this presumption on anything concrete.
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Snodgrass
Replies: 599
Views: 54282

Re: Snodgrass

Just a thought but should we not be looking at Andras Townshend? Newcastle are hoping to get him back on loan with a permanent in the summer. From what I've seen of him (though not as much as some no doubt) he always looks to put a shift in and has undoubted quality. Just wonder why no one seems to ...
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Snodgrass
Replies: 599
Views: 54282

Re: Snodgrass

Talksport also saying.Tony cascarino saying" if he goes to burnley , you've got to ask, Hull, what are you doing!?" Clearly Cascarino still has us down for the drop. I'd have thought with the exception of WHU we are better bets for staying up than either Hull or Boro. For Hull to be selling the new...
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trumps Wall
Replies: 66
Views: 4770

Re: Trumps Wall

Think there is method in his madness. He promised to put America back to work, building the wall will employ a LOT of construction workers and labourers. It also tied in to a very real problem of gang culture and drug traffic jumping over the border from South and Central America, which there is lit...
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley's worst striker in the Premier League era... Apparently
Replies: 23
Views: 3198

Re: Burnley's worst striker in the Premier League era... Apparently

If Ash is the worst we've signed S has done an even better job than I gave him credit for. Lazy and unsearched waste of space. I cannot believe people get well paid for total dross like this and yet people think people on incapacity or disability are the ones cheating a living.
by elwaclaret
Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Gorden Kaye (Allo! Allo!)
Replies: 19
Views: 1840

Re: RIP Gorden Kaye (Allo! Allo!)

Must admit I thought he'd died donkies ago... as in a couple of years after the accident. :-@
by elwaclaret
Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Marney injury
Replies: 143
Views: 18202

Re: Marney injury

I find it pretty distasteful to be on here claiming a player might be finished without knowing the full facts. Of course people are going to speculate on the injury. That does not mean that to a man (even those who do not value him as highly, unlike me) do not wish him nothing but the best towards ...
by elwaclaret
Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbed
Replies: 59
Views: 4149

Re: Robbed

Again 50 / 50's are always going to go with the big home club. It was offside and arguably soft but we cannot keep trying to hold on. If we'd have gone straight back at them after the kick off we'd have come away with a draw at least. But as usual away lack of belief in ourselves has cost us.
by elwaclaret
Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fifa Technical Director Van Basten has some ideas...
Replies: 29
Views: 1815

Re: Fifa Technical Director Van Basten has some ideas...

Why don't they just start a new sport.
4 Quarters - to help coaching..... nothing to do with advertising revenue then.
No offsides.... back to tar liners and humping the ball forward as fast s possible
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Teams you have learned by heart
Replies: 63
Views: 4035

Re: Teams you have learned by heart

Stevenson Scott Brennan Noble Thompson Rodaway Cochran Ingham Fletcher Kindon Smith ( I seem to remember Taffy playing notr Smith but that could be mis-remembering. My first game v Notts County (2-1) Noble (p), Brennan 2nd September 1978 I read this programme until I could recite the team and everyt...
by elwaclaret
Sun Jan 15, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bottom Three - Run up to Burnley
Replies: 22
Views: 3463

Re: Bottom Three - Run up to Burnley

Funny old season. The big clubs are for the main back at it. The bottom clubs you would think have got to get at least a few good results before the end. As for us a couple of wins we could see us looking at the possibility of sneaking into Europe...... ok pushing it and I'd more than settle for a n...
by elwaclaret
Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Payet
Replies: 36
Views: 4265

Re: Payet

Isn't it sad that a player spitting out his dummy is barely news these days. Why sign a long contract if you are unsure you want to stay.... want your cake and to eat it too. Spoilt children.
by elwaclaret
Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ~~~***Happy Birthday ClaretTony***~~~
Replies: 55
Views: 4393

Re: ~~~***Happy Birthday ClaretTony***~~~

Many Happy Returns CT
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adnan januzaj
Replies: 46
Views: 6696

Re: Adnan januzaj

Maybe we're willing to take him on a more permanent arrangement than Sunderland e.g. half season loan with a view to permanent if we stay up type deal.
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trump/Russia Dossier
Replies: 1276
Views: 71950

Re: Watergate II - Trump's Wet 'n' Wild Party

At the end of the day Trump won the election for whatever reason under the system they have, HE WON. This constant smear campaign only causes further fractions and is quite frankly pathetic. Yes the blokes a nob but keep spewing bitterness and bullshit is not going to make the yanks rip up their con...
by elwaclaret
Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: worst January transfers
Replies: 12
Views: 1891

Re: worst January transfers

Might be worth SD asking David Unsworth about the last one:- Oumar Niasse, Lokomotiv Moscow to Everton, £13.5m. Who is to say things just haven't worked out for him at Goodison?

There again he might be bobbins :-D