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by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa
Replies: 60
Views: 2671

Re: Villa

s6t9a2f3f wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:21 pm
100% correct - they invested and strengthened and we went skint and started season weaker than last season !!!!!!
They don't have to balance their books, you probably know that but it doesn't matter to you.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa
Replies: 60
Views: 2671

Re: Villa

They've spent smarter this time round instead of just throwing money around like last year.

They spent £150 million ish last year, £70 million ish this time round.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche......is it time to go
Replies: 235
Views: 7952

Re: Dyche......is it time to go

Blackburn_Claret wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:18 pm
Yes
Based on what exactly?

We finished 16th the season before and 15th the season after.

The highest we've finished under Dyche was that season, we haven't come close since to playing like we did with Defour either.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche......is it time to go
Replies: 235
Views: 7952

Re: Dyche......is it time to go

Blackburn_Claret wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:05 pm
Ability wise better maybe. No good when you can't play though. His injuries were well known way before we signed him so its no excuse!
He changed that season for us, the dynamics of the team and style of play...

Do you think we would've reached 7th and Europa League without him?
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “Half of all illegal streamers are hacked”
Replies: 29
Views: 2988

Re: “Half of all illegal streamers are hacked”

I get a few of those kind of calls. I am ex-directory, in the TPS and use BT Call protect but a few still get through. It takes about five seconds to recognise one and put the phone down. You should never give any personal details to an organisation that contacts you. If it's a legitimate one, even...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche......is it time to go
Replies: 235
Views: 7952

Re: Dyche......is it time to go

Plenty of other cheaper short term options. Although had we got someone on loan he probably would have still benched them! With the necessary experience to step in and he first choice fairly quickly? Dyche made a decision, it didn't quite go as planned, part of that reason was I suspect the lack of...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Which clubs are suffering most from no crowd ?
Replies: 13
Views: 980

Re: Which clubs are suffering most from no crowd ?

No one really.

The league table, in general, is about what you'd expect this early into the season.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “Half of all illegal streamers are hacked”
Replies: 29
Views: 2988

Re: “Half of all illegal streamers are hacked”

Nope, never. There's no money in it because you don't put your personal details in, shopping websites are more likely to be targeted. The current scam phone calls I get are people claiming they're from BT and trying to tell me I've been hacked :roll: They can't tell me my address, or which site I ca...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche......is it time to go
Replies: 235
Views: 7952

Re: Dyche......is it time to go

jrgbfc wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 2:43 pm
I wouldn't say a 2nd choice keeper on 40/50 grand a week is cheap, certainly not on our budget. It was definitely money that could have been put to better use.
Pope was injured, Heaton still recovering.

If we hadn't signed a more experienced keeper this place would've been amusing.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How long till a local rival makes the top flight again?
Replies: 23
Views: 1559

Re: How long till a local rival makes the top flight again?

Shaggy wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 2:22 pm
One thing I miss about playing our local rivals is the banter, especially when we win.

Always remember that fat lass PNE supporter crying and ripping up her program :lol:
There's a gif of her kicking about somewhere
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche......is it time to go
Replies: 235
Views: 7952

Re: Dyche......is it time to go

Blackburn_Claret wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 2:20 pm
Finest midfielder?? You're having a laugh. Barton was better.

How was Hart cheap? Explain
Ability wise Defour was ahead of Barton.

Barton was a better combative midfielder and stayed fit etc

Hart 3.5 million plus wages is Cheap
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche......is it time to go
Replies: 235
Views: 7952

Re: Dyche......is it time to go

Blackburn_Claret wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 1:44 pm
Add defour to the list i said off the top of my head, forgot he even played for us! Hart cheap?
Yeah of course you'd forget the finest midfielder seen at the club for years...

Hart was cheap, if you put your brain in gear.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What do you miss?
Replies: 49
Views: 1719

Re: What do you miss?

FactualFrank wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:43 am
And related to that, I'll miss the messageboard, as the active members will drop like a hotpot.
A number of former posters stopped using the board due to the number of political posts.

I've yet to see any return, but some have been lurking so they should start flocking back...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche......is it time to go
Replies: 235
Views: 7952

Re: Dyche......is it time to go

Jelle Vossen Lukas Jutkiewicz Chris Long Darikwa Hennings JBG Hendricks Brady Gibson Walters Wells Lennon Hart Vydra - should be a starter but dyche can't seem to manage foreign players. Only gets 10 mins in a team that hasn't scored for nearly 400 mins None of the above were value for money and I'...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How long till a local rival makes the top flight again?
Replies: 23
Views: 1559

Re: How long till a local rival makes the top flight again?

Bolton will be in league 2 for a couple of seasons minimum I suspect. The way they've been this season so far, they're probably going to be in a relegation fight for most of the season. Wigan - bottom of league 1, will probably join Bolton next season. Blackburn and Preston - will carry on dossing i...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche......is it time to go
Replies: 235
Views: 7952

Re: Dyche......is it time to go

Now is the time for all fans to get behind the team and Manager. We know we can get out of this. We've got a good track record over eight years. Back the team back the Manager. We don't need change we need to build on what we have. Yes it would have been better if we had had a better attacking perf...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche......is it time to go
Replies: 235
Views: 7952

Re: Dyche......is it time to go

Zlatan wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 9:27 pm
Then answer your own question... but you know you can’t.
Any manager championship or below would be interested in stepping up to the Premier League.

I suspect a few managers from abroad would also consider it.

Now its your turn.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche......is it time to go
Replies: 235
Views: 7952

Re: Dyche......is it time to go

Blackburn_Claret wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 10:29 pm
Where do we get this no money crap from? Spent a fortune on rubbish
Could you list the rubbish you believe we've signed and the amounts we've paid for them, cheers.

Makes it easier to discuss your point then.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 07, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche won’t ever get a top job in Premier league
Replies: 73
Views: 2564

Re: Dyche won’t ever get a top job in Premier league

Didn't we make a bid for Hakim Ziyech, now at Chelsea? Along with Steven Defour, it's clearly obvious he wants to play attractive football if the budget allows. You don't sign players like that if you want to play a certain way. Yes we did try to sign him and the usual morons on here copped the ars...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 07, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche won’t ever get a top job in Premier league
Replies: 73
Views: 2564

Re: Dyche won’t ever get a top job in Premier league

Yeah, as soon as you see wages there always at least a year out. Is the rise because of the champions league semi final run? The turnover was higher as stated due to CL run, which is why the wages to turnover was only 45%. They've also got zero debts. Just showing that they've got a comparable wage...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 07, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche won’t ever get a top job in Premier league
Replies: 73
Views: 2564

Re: Dyche won’t ever get a top job in Premier league

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 11:53 am
The last known known wage bill was 90m with bonuses.

Ajax have a 40/50m wage bill. Now I'm not saying Ajax would stay in the premier league for 5 years but they seem to do pretty well.
Your Ajax numbers are a little out.
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by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 07, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche won’t ever get a top job in Premier league
Replies: 73
Views: 2564

Re: Dyche won’t ever get a top job in Premier league

Why exactly? Because he's managing an "unfashionable" club? He'd be a huge improvement on Solskjaer. Solskjaer isn't the problem at Utd, or at least not the whe problem. The people running the club aren't football people. Take a look at Bayern Munich who won the CL recently and see their overall ma...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 07, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche won’t ever get a top job in Premier league
Replies: 73
Views: 2564

Re: Dyche won’t ever get a top job in Premier league

So you're telling me all the people on here over the years who've been adamant he was going to *insert club here * were chatting out their back ends? Who'd have thunk it. As for top job, which clubs are we talking about? If it's one of the usual top 6 then no he probably won't. Could he get a job at...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the Palace game now a must win.
Replies: 49
Views: 2002

Re: Is the Palace game now a must win.

ClaretTony wrote:
Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:22 pm
Game number 8 must win - what next?
Relegation confirmed by game number 9 if we don't win 8 and 9.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 782
Views: 71643

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Nov 05, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester City
Replies: 29
Views: 1686

Re: LEICESTER CITY

I just hope you realise that this community club you refer to acquired its ground by deliberately defaulting on payment. I'm not really sure it was deliberate. They were really badly run, recently relegated and drowning in debt, especially after the collapse of ITV digital which was something that ...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Nov 05, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester City
Replies: 29
Views: 1686

Re: LEICESTER CITY

warksclaret wrote:
Thu Nov 05, 2020 10:51 pm
Just like Man City, Fulham, Chelsea, and Aston Villa amongst the richest of the overseas owners in the PL today. No way are any of these community clubs and I could mention a few more
Man City do alright in their local area.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Nov 05, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 782
Views: 71643

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Nov 05, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What do you miss?
Replies: 49
Views: 1719

Re: What do you miss?

The journey with my teenage sons.

We always saw something random along the way, we had some good laughs etc.

Don't get me wrong, Burnley and back in the same day from Oxford is a long old trek but each time it was enjoyable.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 04, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 782
Views: 71643

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 04, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turf Moor
Replies: 48
Views: 3001

Re: Turf Moor

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I thought the current badge was just a modernised version of an old one as shown here.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / Prime recommendations
Replies: 132
Views: 7210

Re: Netflix / Prime recommendations

Zlatan wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:31 pm
Been watching The Umbrella Academy on Netflix... it’s interesting and grabbing my attention after the first couple of episodes of the first series. Interesting concept, and I’m enjoying it.
I really enjoyed season 1.

I'm not so sure on season 2 yet.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Motor Neurone Disease
Replies: 32
Views: 1588

Re: Motor Neurone Disease

Sorry to hear that fella.

My Dad died back in January, just my Auntie/my legal guardian left from his side of the family and she's now 80.

Never experienced someone I know having Motor neurones, but from what I've seen I wouldn't wish it on anyone.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turf Moor
Replies: 48
Views: 3001

Re: Turf Moor

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Anyone tried these yet?
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turf Moor
Replies: 48
Views: 3001

Re: Turf Moor

boatshed bill wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:36 pm
How much????? ;)
Box of Twix..
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turf Moor
Replies: 48
Views: 3001

Re: Turf Moor

Royboyclaret wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:36 pm
Time flies, Sidney.....Now seven years since the Turf was returned to it's rightful ownership in 2013 from Lionbridge.
Clearly been having far to much fun these last 7 years :shock:
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turf Moor
Replies: 48
Views: 3001

Re: Turf Moor

FactualFrank wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:27 pm
I have to ask, where did this bloody Twix banter appear from? :)
From Turf Moor amusingly.

Someone on here complained about the cost of a Twix on matchday, it then passed info folklore and became the financial level by which all other things are compared.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turf Moor
Replies: 48
Views: 3001

Re: Turf Moor

The club and ground are one entity, it was purchased back a couple of years ago from the company created by Kilby etc.

Why, want to buy it?
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 03, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League.
Replies: 12
Views: 809

Re: National League halted

This could finish off a number of small clubs I'm guessing.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 03, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 782
Views: 71643

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 03, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Ings injury
Replies: 29
Views: 3792

Re: Danny Ings injury

WazzaClaret wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 3:05 pm
I thought he had 2 in his first 2 seasons with us? I am wrong a lot though :lol:
Tore cartilage in each knee in different seasons.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Pochettino the answer to Utds woes?
Replies: 46
Views: 1532

Re: Is Pochettino the answer to Utds woes?

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:00 am
Poch was looking more like Maradona on the football show. Overweight and in need of a haircut. These lockdowns and being out of work haven't done him any good.
Dunno about that, the longer he's out of work, the better a manager he appears to be becoming.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / Prime recommendations
Replies: 132
Views: 7210

Re: Netflix / Prime recommendations

PeterWilton wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 8:35 am
It's written by Aaron Sorkin. All his work is like that.

If you liked it I also recommend Molly's Game, he wrote the screenplay for that and it's a similar type of story.
I've seen that advertised, didn't realise it was the same fella who'd written it.

I'll give it a go, cheers.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 03, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / Prime recommendations
Replies: 132
Views: 7210

Re: Netflix / Prime recommendations

Another for the Queens Gambit. Binged it at the weekend. Surprisingly good. Film wise. Watched The trial of the Chicago Seven. Worth a watch and surprisingly humorous. Watched that Chicago Seven the other day and agree about the humour, but also found it shocking how it ever made it to court and ho...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Mon Nov 02, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / Prime recommendations
Replies: 132
Views: 7210

Re: Netflix / Prime recommendations

They are Star Trek Strange New Worlds https://trekmovie.com/2020/05/15/breaking-star-trek-strange-new-worlds-series-with-pike-spock-and-number-one-headed-to-cbs-all-access/ As well as Picard Series 2 Great news on Strange new worlds. I already knew about Picard and I'm looking forward to that.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Mon Nov 02, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / Prime recommendations
Replies: 132
Views: 7210

Re: Netflix / Prime recommendations

Wokingclaret wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:23 pm
Hi GodisADeeJay81

Was really worried with the loss of Pike and moving off into the future, but I have really enjoyed the 3 episodes so far. Good news that its been renewed for the 4th season.
I'm hoping they do a new series with just the Enterprise and Pike with that crew etc.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Mon Nov 02, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 782
Views: 71643

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Mon Nov 02, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mick McCarthy
Replies: 24
Views: 2492

Re: Mick McCarthy

https://youtu.be/Vo5qX1Yr-hQ

That smile is still amusing after all these years.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Mon Nov 02, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Can we survive in the PL WITHOUT outside investment?
Replies: 63
Views: 2069

Re: Can we survive in the PL WITHOUT outside investment?

They've never been relegated from the Premier League. Although I agree with the general sentiment. Some people seem to think that we're going to be at the top table forever rather than the reality is that, whatever happens with takeovers, managers, etc we're going to go down at some point. Ah that'...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Mon Nov 02, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Can we survive in the PL WITHOUT outside investment?
Replies: 63
Views: 2069

Re: Can we survive in the PL WITHOUT outside investment?

What about Brighton? What about them? Close to £200 million in debt, the ground and training facilities are a separate entity to the club, but both are 'owned' by a parent company. Bloom is one of those rich fans, billionaire, who lends the club whatever it needs but hasn't as yet written it off, b...