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by boatshed bill
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Todays football
Replies: 190
Views: 6314

Re: Todays football

Aclaret wrote:Spurs v Brighton
Watford v Southampton
2 home wins will do nicely tonight.


Every chance of the complete opposite at present. :o
by boatshed bill
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Butland ... £30m ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1916

Re: Jack Butland ... £30m ?

FactualFrank wrote:We need to keep hold of Pope. We're knackered if Heaton got injured next season and Hart had to step in. Sell Hart and keep Pope until a suitable replacement is made.


Sell Hart? Good idea if we can find a buyer. Would Stoke be interested?
by boatshed bill
Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Butland ... £30m ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1916

Re: Jack Butland ... £30m ?

No Ney Never wrote:Come and join me in cloud cuckoo land Vegas, that's where cricketfieldclarets believes anyone who thinks Pope is worth 30m lives.


I'm there too. But Nick Pope needs to be playing to attain that sort of market value.
by boatshed bill
Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Luiz says we are anti football
Replies: 160
Views: 6891

Re: Luiz says we are anti football

What does he (Louise) expect? With the massive disparity in funds available the top 6 buying up all the best players whether they wish to play them or loan them out, they have to accept that the smaller and less financially strong clubs will do whatever it takes to compete. This is what we do very o...
by boatshed bill
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Luiz says we are anti football
Replies: 160
Views: 6891

Re: Luiz says we are anti football

FactualFrank wrote:Absolutely. We had a go at them at the start of the second half and fancied us to go 3-2 up. Like I say... give us the money they have and we'll be in the top 4.


TBH, Frank, if we had their money we'd probably be just like they are.
by boatshed bill
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Todays football
Replies: 190
Views: 6314

Re: Todays football

Yes, either Cardiff or Brighton are more ilkely to go down than we are, but isn't he bigger issue how we have dropped from 7th to 17th?
by boatshed bill
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will we get our business done earlier this summer ?
Replies: 44
Views: 2667

Re: Will we get our business done earlier this summer ?

On a more serious note; first business should be a bit of pruning.
8 squad players' contracts will be up this summer. Which should we keep (if any)?
by boatshed bill
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will we get our business done earlier this summer ?
Replies: 44
Views: 2667

Re: Will we get our business done earlier this summer ?

Fatboy strikes again. Great post! ;)
by boatshed bill
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton vs Cardiff
Replies: 273
Views: 11682

Re: Brighton vs Cardiff

Steve1956 wrote:Brighton and their fans are bigger arseholes than Cardiff and their fans,I can see why our fans want Cardiff to win this


Both arseholes, but Cardiff losing suits us better, and we would be guaranteed safety sooner if they get beaten in their next two games.
by boatshed bill
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton vs Cardiff
Replies: 273
Views: 11682

Re: Brighton vs Cardiff

Probably safe, but we will be looking over our shoulders.
I find it really difficult to believe that any Burnley supporter would want Cardiff to survive TBH.
by boatshed bill
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton vs Cardiff
Replies: 273
Views: 11682

Re: Brighton vs Cardiff

Tricky Trevor wrote:Not being smartarsed but can anybody tell me who were the last team to go down with 39points?


Birmingham City, 2010-11
by boatshed bill
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton vs Cardiff
Replies: 273
Views: 11682

Re: Brighton vs Cardiff

There's every reason why the best result for us would be a Brighton win, not least because we may then be able to try a few things with next season in mind.
by boatshed bill
Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When will we know that we are safe?
Replies: 13
Views: 754

Re: When will we know that we are safe?

When the somewhat overweight person of most probably female gender sings?
by boatshed bill
Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match of the Day
Replies: 98
Views: 5443

Re: Match of the Day

I thought Gunnarsson initiated the contact, hopefully it's still a contact sport and therefore that is not a penalty.
Tarky one looked a possibility, but didn't we have a similar shout in the first half?
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goalscorers
Replies: 15
Views: 1074

Re: Goalscorers

Barnes & Wood have been terrific for us in the second half of the season. Since Boxing Day they've scored 16 league goals between them. We are never going to have the top Premier League strikers at our club, but the return we get from these two is outstanding. Probably due to the improved servi...
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are we down?
Replies: 242
Views: 16101

Re: Are we down?

Rileybobs wrote:I think 45 points will be enough this season so another 2 wins ought to do it.


We may very well have achieved our points total this season; although I fancy we'll draw with Mancity
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stan Ternent
Replies: 36
Views: 4798

Re: Stan Ternent

i also remember Colin saying something about Stan's days in management showing disregard for the wellbeing of the opposition (I'm putting that as mildly as possible as I can't quote exactly),
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are we down?
Replies: 242
Views: 16101

Re: Are we down?

Not safe yet, but in a better position than Newcastle, whose maximum total is 50.
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stan Ternent
Replies: 36
Views: 4798

Re: Stan Ternent

Wasn't it Kevin Blackwell who was and still is Warnocks assistant who was sent by Warnock to listen in to Stans half time team talk? Stan found Blackwell listening outside our changing room door and allegedly punches were thrown And since then Stan and Blackwell have been good buddies but Stan has ...
by boatshed bill
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who's seen Pope play since his injury ?
Replies: 23
Views: 2172

Re: Who's seen Pope play since his injury ?

California Colner wrote:Burnley will listen to offers for 26-year-old goalkeeper Nick Pope, with Bournemouth among the clubs interested, while another England keeper, 31-year-old Joe Hart, could also leave the Clarets.
Daily Mail


I guess the club would listen to offers for any of our players. it's hardly news.
by boatshed bill
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Songs for Colin
Replies: 40
Views: 2187

Re: Songs for Colin

"hides his mate in cupboards" :D :D :D
by boatshed bill
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Songs for Colin
Replies: 40
Views: 2187

Re: Songs for Colin

To the tune of "Remember you're a Womble"
Only have to change one word! ;)
by boatshed bill
Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Line of Duty
Replies: 220
Views: 11476

Re: Line of Duty

Steve1956 wrote:Never watched this before,this has got me hooked though,the woman copper with the dark hair...yes yes yes....fit as a butchers dog.


You've clearly not seen "This Is England" series by Shane Medows
Vicki McClure, a very attractive young woman ;)
by boatshed bill
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Line of Duty
Replies: 220
Views: 11476

Re: Line of Duty

That was seriously good telly drama.
by boatshed bill
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mitrovic
Replies: 58
Views: 4290

Re: Mitrovic

With the ridiculous amounts of money in the PL being so well publicised it's obvious that Championship clubs will do what ever they can to get their share, inflating valuations of PL transfer targets is their best opportunity to grab some of that filthy money. ;)
by boatshed bill
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who should we keep (at all cost) for next season?
Replies: 28
Views: 1154

Re: Who should we keep (at all cost) for next season?

BFC123 wrote:Agyei? He’s 21 and hasn’t played league football for over a year. He’s had loans in the lower leagues and hardly got off the bench. He’s not good enough for us.

Under 23 so costs little and doesn't impact on squad size, so unless we have a buyer there's not much point in getting rid of him.
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Safe
Replies: 98
Views: 7247

Re: Safe

ashtonlongsider wrote:Far from safe yet IMO, but we have put a big marker down. I think today’s result may affect the way Cardiff approach the match next Saturday.


One thing for sure is that Cardiff have to win it, them trying to do that must be to our benefit.
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What does Dyche know....
Replies: 46
Views: 3812

Re: What does Dyche know....

tim_noone wrote:Yes William I did get what you were saying. Thing is the minute we raise our game the vultures will circle....


Actually vultures only circle when something's dying or dead.
it's the raptors who prey on the living :D :D
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What does Dyche know....
Replies: 46
Views: 3812

Re: What does Dyche know....

tim_noone wrote::lol: not forgetting Tottenham.

Yes, Tim, it kind of illustrates my point. We can be very good.
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anybody got a stream for today's match
Replies: 17
Views: 1562

Re: Anybody got a stream for today's match

I watched on Hesgoal, not the best picture but decent commentary.
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Safe
Replies: 98
Views: 7247

Re: Safe

Not safe yet but breathing much more easily. 20/1 for relegation now with Brighton slipping to shorter odds than us for the first time (14/1); Cardiff odds on 1/12. Cardiff have us away & Brighton away next two games; they need to get 4 or even 6 points to be in with a fighting chance. If Cardi...
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Safe
Replies: 98
Views: 7247

Re: Safe

We are 8 points ahead of Cardiff who have 18 points to play for; so no, not yet.
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How much do we have to spend to bring more clubs into our future survival aims ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1334

Re: How much do we have to spend to bring more clubs into our future survival aims ?

it's not how much you spend, but what you spend it on.
We need to find some hidden gems.
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What does Dyche know....
Replies: 46
Views: 3812

Re: What does Dyche know....

What is it with our team?
A few weeks ago they were really poor with no shape, then you get performances like the last two :?
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next permanent Burnley FC Manager - Any bookies offering odds?
Replies: 30
Views: 1574

Re: Next permanent Burnley FC Manager - Any bookies offering odds?

Really? You mean an established Premier league club like Swansea, Stoke or West Brom, for example? There really are serious levels of delusion amongst our fan base! Name a better manager than Dyche when you take into account finances, wages, catchment area etc.? Spijed, You really need to read post...
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next permanent Burnley FC Manager - Any bookies offering odds?
Replies: 30
Views: 1574

Re: Next permanent Burnley FC Manager - Any bookies offering odds?

You'll probably get a few with that one! ;) Deadly serious. I'd like to think that when we part company with SD, for whatever reason, we will be an established PL club with ambition to challenge for an Europa League place if at all possible. We'd need a lot better that ex players managing in the lo...
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 21
Views: 1903

Re: Robbie Brady

i still doubt that we can afford two up front, so if Brady can get fit enough and recover his form I'd like to see McNeil pushed inside (almost a No10) with Brady on the left.
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next permanent Burnley FC Manager - Any bookies offering odds?
Replies: 30
Views: 1574

Re: Next permanent Burnley FC Manager - Any bookies offering odds?

A punt on Michael Duff...
or Paul Cook, Joey Barton, Graham Alexander, all a waste of money.

If and when we need to replace Sean Dyche I seriously hope we will be looking for an upgrade!
by boatshed bill
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Appendix operation forces Crouch out
Replies: 94
Views: 4057

Re: ARTICLE: Appendix operation forces Crouch out

Maybe it was the right time to let Sam Vokes go, but that doesn't make bringing Peter Crouch in a good bit of business.
by boatshed bill
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon
Replies: 53
Views: 3127

Re: Lennon

I actually think a good amount of what TopClaret says is dead right, but I wonder if Lennon was actually told to play that way because he's pretty much wasting his time these days trying to go past PL defenders down the wing (a la McNeil) as to some extent he's lost what he once had 8 or 9 years ba...
by boatshed bill
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs announce Trippier release
Replies: 64
Views: 4673

Re: Spurs announce Trippier release

Conroy92 wrote:Swop deal, Tarks for Tripps and 15million? Would you take it?


No. We need to keep our best players whenever possible.
Having said that I'd love it if we could get Tripps back.
by boatshed bill
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Agent fees
Replies: 38
Views: 1361

Re: Agent fees

Tall Paul wrote:Nothing would happen. The players would pay the agents, the clubs would pay the players more money to cover their agent's fees and the cost to the club would be exactly the same.


Actually that seems better to me.
by boatshed bill
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Agent fees
Replies: 38
Views: 1361

Re: Agent fees

Tall Paul wrote:If the player pays them they'll just demand more money from the club, so what difference does it make?


I don't know, but I'd love to see what would happen.
by boatshed bill
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Agent fees
Replies: 38
Views: 1361

Re: Agent fees

I don't see why clubs should pay agents at all, they represent the players not the clubs.
by boatshed bill
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What position would you really like to see us finish?
Replies: 49
Views: 1418

Re: What position would you really like to see us finish?

The position i would NOT like to see us in is on our hands and knees getting shafted by Cardiff City :D :D
by boatshed bill
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Appendix operation forces Crouch out
Replies: 94
Views: 4057

Re: ARTICLE: Appendix operation forces Crouch out

wilks_bfc wrote:He picked up a calf strain prior to the Aberdeen away game which is why Pope played & did his shoulder.


So basically when we signed Hart our first and second choice 'keepers were very likely out injured.
If I remember this correctly, Lindegaard also picked up a minor injury about the same time.
by boatshed bill
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Appendix operation forces Crouch out
Replies: 94
Views: 4057

Re: ARTICLE: Appendix operation forces Crouch out

Conroy92 wrote:Pretty sure Heaton did an interview not long after coming back into the team saying he was fit at the start of the season.


Didn't he pick up a muscle injury in one of our early games?
by boatshed bill
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon
Replies: 53
Views: 3127

Re: Lennon

One thing for certain is that we have not particularly missed Aaron Lennon
by boatshed bill
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff at home
Replies: 64
Views: 4593

Re: Cardiff at home

Best we give them a sound thrashing. I'd like to see at least one goal thanks to crap officials :D
by boatshed bill
Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Players—Fans
Replies: 16
Views: 1195

Re: Players—Fans

So if someone earns more money than me or has more money than me it’s ok for me to abuse them. Also take it you think that anyone with less money than you should be free to give you dogs abuse for no other reason? It's only a form of panto. They stay on the pitch, we stay off it...no problem. (apar...

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