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by gandhisflipflop
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Recruiting players
Replies: 21
Views: 1124

Re: Recruiting players

Held us back? We've had more success in recent times than the vast majority of clubs could ever dream of. And what did we do when we got that success? Want out of Europe and a return to the championship because we would 'win more games' whilst harping back to the 4th division days and god forbid th...
by gandhisflipflop
Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Recruiting players
Replies: 21
Views: 1124

Re: Recruiting players

The club reeks of small town small time mentality from boardroom to fans. Little old Burnley line is incredibly tiresome and it has held us back for far too long.
by gandhisflipflop
Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Billionaire investor wanted...
Replies: 72
Views: 3227

Re: Billionaire investor wanted...

We can't and won't. No one with any ££££££ sense would invest in us if they were expecting any returns on their investment. We would be a Notlob, Coventry PDQ once he/she got bored by it all We are heading for the same divisions anyway with such rank defeatist attitudes from top to bottom within th...
by gandhisflipflop
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are these gazelle classics generally available in the U.K.?
Replies: 18
Views: 2752

Re: Are these gazelle classics generally available in the U.K.?

I wanted the claret and blue Sergio Tachinni tracksuit jacket but it was out of stock so had to settle for claret and black.
by gandhisflipflop
Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 209
Views: 7039

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

Another idiot attacking trump. Must be some sort of record timing that even by UTC's low standards.
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Manager 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 3721

Re: Football Manager 2019

Have you loaded this with the 19.3 update? Couldn't get Brazil as a playable nation upon loading. Will try loading with the 19.1 later
by gandhisflipflop
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Manager 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 3721

Re: Football Manager 2019

I wish they'd do a 90s one.
by gandhisflipflop
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's football
Replies: 233
Views: 8004

Re: Today's football

Cardiff is the main one. They lose today and city win and the feel of tomorrow changes a bit. More pressure heaped on Liverpool to win and us going out there knowing that whatever happens we still have that 5 point cushion.
by gandhisflipflop
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Brown
Replies: 28
Views: 2023

Re: Alan Brown

I was unaware of him as a major influence before I read that book hence my thread. Some very interesting comments, I never knew how good a centre half he was either.
by gandhisflipflop
Sat Mar 09, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Brown
Replies: 28
Views: 2023

Re: Alan Brown

So with all that said would it be fair to say that he is under appreciated here when you talk about our history?
by gandhisflipflop
Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are Manchester United the biggest club in world football ?
Replies: 44
Views: 1622

Re: Are Manchester United the biggest club in world football ?

Squarepusher wrote:As much as it pains me to defend United fans, the clapping through the minute's silence was just a spot of confusion wasn't it? Didn't our minute's silence coincide with a minute's applause that had been announced for someone else at all other grounds?



Cyril Regis wasn't it?
by gandhisflipflop
Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Brown
Replies: 28
Views: 2023

Re: Alan Brown

claretblue wrote:I remember a Football annual featuring Clough helping out with building work at the ground - it had a picture of him 'fixing the roof of the stand'! :D



Brilliant!
by gandhisflipflop
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Brown
Replies: 28
Views: 2023

Re: Alan Brown

It mentions his belief in 'shadow play training' something that Clough was skeptical about. I wonder if Brown had a bearing on cloughs view of chairmen and board of directors? Interesting all the same.
by gandhisflipflop
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Brown
Replies: 28
Views: 2023

Alan Brown

Just reading a book on Brian Clough and inside it's states that Alan brown taught cloughy the discipline side of things when he moved to sunderland. It also said that cloughy helped on one of the stands at Hartlepool's and drew inspiration from Brown mucking in on our then new training complex. I'm ...
by gandhisflipflop
Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Play off final 1994
Replies: 50
Views: 3177

Re: Play off final 1994

The commentator is a bloke called mark briggs. A local bloke who is Burnley through and through. A few of you are harsh on his commentary as I didn't think he did a bad job. He is a real ale enthusiast who writes for the local telegraph.
by gandhisflipflop
Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: More good investment news UK..
Replies: 24
Views: 1823

Re: More good investment news UK..

Lisbonclaret wrote:Alt-right rag, not worth a s***



When posters constantly quote the guardian, huff post and the BBC for their agendas, I'd say that the OPs link is just as valid.
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Manager 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 3721

Re: Football Manager 2019

Think Coolclaret has nailed it Gandhi Look for players on frees or about to go out of contract with attributes over 15 (ideally, but not always possible) and grow a team to play the way you want to. I'm struggling after an early promotion with Chester in the National League, but according to the bo...
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Manager 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 3721

Re: Football Manager 2019

Anyone any tips for managing in the lower leagues? Started at Notts county but got bored so thought i would do it properly and start at the bottom. With Hereford fc in the BSN.
by gandhisflipflop
Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche: An Apology.
Replies: 93
Views: 6477

Re: Sean Dyche: An Apology.

Yes. I apologise. I lost faith and I shouldn't have. I was wrong. I am sorry.
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs ticket watch
Replies: 21
Views: 3124

Re: Spurs ticket watch

Anyone got a spare for cricketfield stand?
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: trippier interview in the express
Replies: 16
Views: 2367

Re: trippier interview in the express

Moorite wrote:https://www.burnleyexpress.net/sport/football/clarets/exclusive-england-international-kieran-trippier-would-love-the-opportunity-to-play-under-burnley-boss-sean-dyche-again-someday-1-9607344



Thanks Moorite
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: trippier interview in the express
Replies: 16
Views: 2367

trippier interview in the express

Speaks very highly of Dyche and our club and said he would like to play for us and dyche again someday. Get the bid in Sean! Hopefully someone can link it
by gandhisflipflop
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It's Been a Long Time Between Matches
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Re: It's Been a Long Time Between Matches

The Saudi royal family turn their attentions towards Burnley after coming on the market at a cheaper price and learning that there is an abundance of twixs after pricing out regular fans.
by gandhisflipflop
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jadon Sancho - on his way to Man U?
Replies: 17
Views: 1597

Re: Jadon Sancho - on his way to Man U?

One of the reasons why Guardiola is succesful is because he doesn't give youth a chance. He makes sure his managerial career is at it's best by playing the besy players now. And spending millions to achieve it. That's ********. At Barcelona he shipped out the likes of ronaldinho, deco, etoo and bro...
by gandhisflipflop
Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Manager 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 3721

Re: Football Manager 2019

With my switch to nights it now frees up Sunday night's for football manager for the first time in years!
by gandhisflipflop
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Manager 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 3721

Re: Football Manager 2019

I switch between the 4-4-1-1 and 4-1-4-1 formations depending on who I’m playing against. Sometimes I play 5-3-2 wb counter against the big clubs with the aim of frustrating them to possibly knick a point. The game AI figures you out if you play 1 formation all the time. That has been my problem wi...
by gandhisflipflop
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Manager 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 3721

Re: Football Manager 2019

I just do a custom set up at the start where I don't actually load the leagues but load players based in Europe and South America. It should have them on if not I will start fresh I've only played 1 friendly anyway.
by gandhisflipflop
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Manager 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 3721

Re: Football Manager 2019

If you're in one of the top European Leagues - or lower in some cases - you can sign the lot of these and have change left from twenty million. Birger Meling, left back, Rosenborg Rasmus Falk, left winger/number 10, Kobenhavn Moez Ben Cherifia, goalkeeper, Espérance Sportive de Tunis Muhammed Kipri...
by gandhisflipflop
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Manager 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 3721

Re: Football Manager 2019

Goobs wrote:You've lost me now. 2 Left Centre backs? Also what are DLP & AVP and P?



Limited centre backs (no nonsense type)
Advanced playmaker
Deep lying playmaker
Goal poacher.
by gandhisflipflop
Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Manager 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 3721

Re: Football Manager 2019

My formation on 2012 has always been...

Gk
Sw
Lcb Lcb
Wb wb
Dlp avp (Both support)
Avp
CF P

I call it the 5 3 2 sweeper formation, although others say 3 5 2. Depends on how you view your wing backs.
by gandhisflipflop
Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Manager 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 3721

Re: Football Manager 2019

Champ 97/98 is the best game EVER realeased. The amount of my life i wasted on that is frightening. Since then its become TOO detailed and too consuming. I even managed a few good multiplayer games on the old version. Can you play the new one online vs mates... actually stupid question. I think her...
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FFP taking aim at BCFC
Replies: 55
Views: 5909

Re: FFP taking aim at BCFC

Because if they had punished Brighton they would have been racist.
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Manager 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 3721

Re: Football Manager 2019

Wokingclaret wrote:Got to around 2065. I still think you can play 2012 if you have Windows 7



Interesting. How did you stop it becoming repetitive? I've found it harder to win the European cup for example because the regens are brilliant for a lot of sides.
by gandhisflipflop
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Manager 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 3721

Re: Football Manager 2019

Steam have just stopped supporting Windows XP so sadly that's the end of my 2012 game :oops: (this PC was only used for playing this) So, in the process of getting another computer so will move on to 2019 How far were you into the save? I still play fm12 now and again, winning everything with Burnl...
by gandhisflipflop
Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BHA messageboard
Replies: 73
Views: 9858

Re: BHA messageboard

CleggHall wrote:Thanks - this brightened my day! :D



Surely you meant 'Brightoned your day'?
by gandhisflipflop
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: EU
Replies: 30
Views: 1451

Re: EU

If you would like to quote any posts I have made that would suggest I am intolerant, I would be happy to 'clarify'.

Also, you were being condescending before I even posted.
by gandhisflipflop
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: EU
Replies: 30
Views: 1451

Re: EU

Gandhi, in your case, that is complete ********. I'm certainly wiser than you and definitely more tolerant than you! You think the EU is totalitarian, in spite of the evidence then? I wasn't talking about the OP I was responding to your claim about old people voting leave and young voting remain. I...
by gandhisflipflop
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: EU
Replies: 30
Views: 1451

Re: EU

Lancasterclaret wrote:It doesn't matter if its true or not (it clearly isn't)

A lot of old people believe it and won't change their minds in face of all the evidence. Its why we are where we are.


A lot are older and wiser than you or I so forgive me if I don't take that stance aside from it being complete b0ll0cks.
by gandhisflipflop
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brian Clough meets Don Revie
Replies: 21
Views: 1941

Re: Brian Clough meets Don Revie

He is one of my heros. The game misses him dearly.
by gandhisflipflop
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spare ticket for cricketfield today?
Replies: 8
Views: 509

Re: Spare ticket for cricketfield today?

I feel about 50! :lol:
by gandhisflipflop
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spare ticket for cricketfield today?
Replies: 8
Views: 509

Re: Spare ticket for cricketfield today?

Cheers Rick.
by gandhisflipflop
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spare ticket for cricketfield today?
Replies: 8
Views: 509

Spare ticket for cricketfield today?

As above has anyone got a spare ticket going for the cricketfield stand today? Willing to pay face value (mods feel free to edit if this is against rules) thanks.
by gandhisflipflop
Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle Game Moved
Replies: 46
Views: 3205

Re: Newcastle Game Moved

Maccas bait must be tasty today :lol:
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vincent Janssen
Replies: 77
Views: 10958

Re: Vincent Janssen

People were saying similar about ings before the Southampton move. Sometimes we have to take a risk and 12 is a pretty low one.
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vincent Janssen
Replies: 77
Views: 10958

Re: Vincent Janssen

For 12m we could do a lot worse. He certainly has the quality. Maybe he needs to take a step back in order to get his career back on track. He would certainly be an upgrade on vokes/wood/vydra (although that's perhaps a bit unfair on the otter as he hasn't been given a chance)
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: France-emptying all the banks
Replies: 26
Views: 3435

Re: France-emptying all the banks

aggi wrote:Indeed, it's a good job we had the RAF and all its immigrants. Think it was about 20% or so of the Battle of Britain pilots.



Don't forget the other 80% eh?
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: France-emptying all the banks
Replies: 26
Views: 3435

Re: France-emptying all the banks

Please remember in all this er, "hilarious banter" that exactly the same would have happened to us if it wasn't for the channel. It very nearly did anyway. If hitler had attacked one more time we would have fallen. It was a combination of luck, determination and sheer bravery by a heavily...
by gandhisflipflop
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Icons
Replies: 23
Views: 1806

Re: Icons

Don't believe all you see ;)

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