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by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3951

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

martin_p wrote:It’s qualified premier league officials they’re short of.


And most of the ones they have are useless
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3951

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

Two really tight offsides just given against Norwich. Surely with VAR the lino should let them go. If they are off, they will see on the vid; if he’s got it wrong though, the game is stopped and the potential chance has gone.
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3951

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

DCWat wrote:Did they just say that there aren’t the resources to have a VAR referee at each ground and so all decisions go to London for review!?

That’ll speed things up on Saturday with 6 games going on.


Yes it did. How can the PL with all its money not have the resources?
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3951

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

Stan Boardman is coming on at half time to do some Farke jokes.
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3951

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

FactualFrank wrote:Interesting Norwich's passing % is 81% which is better than most our games last season. Their defence is just bonk.


Give me a zero in the goals against column any day of the week.
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3951

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

Clarets4me wrote:So Daniel Farke's joining Ipswich in January, then ?


Did he score 12 goals for them?
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3951

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

If Norwich continue to play like this they will take some heavy defeats. Their ability to concede goals was there for all to see last season. Very, very naive of Farke to think they could just carry on from last year. Maybe some of those who think SD needs to be “more progressive” may realise the v...
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3951

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

Looks like Liverpool will be top on GD after the first round of games.

Unless we stick 8 past Southampton of course.
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3951

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

A bit of Burnley under Coyle about them I think.

That was ridiculously easy
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3951

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

box_of_frogs wrote:Norwich are trying to get forward. I think it’ll hurt them though later.


Yes, admire their approach but they’ll be in for a long, painful season.

And as I type.....
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3951

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

Liverpool don’t look particularly tight at the back. They could easily be behind.
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3951

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

Vegas Claret wrote:Norwich start with Grant Hanley as CB......
Image


Had no idea the missing link was there until I just saw the line up.
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3951

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

Daniel Farke?

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by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3951

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

Regardless of where they may finish in the table, I don’t think we need to worry about them getting anything tonight.
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Pub - Vintage Claret
Replies: 97
Views: 7760

Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

jrgbfc wrote:Opening today apparently, just in time for first game of the season. I'm hoping to have a look in there tomorrow but I expect with the novelty factor it will be rammed.


Looked to be folk in when I drove past before the game last Saturday. Maybe it was just a bit of a guest-only do.
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Bob Lorders
Replies: 19
Views: 772

Re: FAO Bob Lorders

They’ll switch the monitor to Downton Abbey.
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HTFC - Home Kit
Replies: 122
Views: 5686

Re: HTFC - Home Kit

BOYSIE31 wrote:what a joke getting fined


How much have they been fined?
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Winners and losers
Replies: 40
Views: 1285

Re: Winners and losers

I reckon BOYSIE wanked himself into a frenzy when he found a newspaper that agreed with him.
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BREAKING NEWS: Drinkwater signs to fill the midfield gap
Replies: 245
Views: 9429

Re: The Drinkwater Deal

Why?? This reply is the epitome of everything that is wrong with this messageboard. pointless, not funny and completely unhelpful. About as helpful and with as much point as starting a new thread even though the subject has been discussed in depth. http://www.uptheclarets.com/messageboard/viewtopic...
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BREAKING NEWS: Drinkwater signs to fill the midfield gap
Replies: 245
Views: 9429

Re: The Drinkwater Deal

Will there ever be a boy born who can swim faster than a shark?
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: That's it - busy day over
Replies: 15
Views: 1113

Re: That's it - busy day over

theroyaldyche wrote:Hart will start sat on the bench


Oops, you hit ‘submit’ without finishing your sentence.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BREAKING NEWS: Drinkwater signs to fill the midfield gap
Replies: 245
Views: 9429

Re: BREAKING NEWS: Drinkwater signs to fill the midfield gap

Imagine if we started with Pope Lowton Tarkowski Mee Taylor JBG Westwood Cork McNeil Barnes Wood would still give us the following to select from Hart Bardsley Long Gibson Pieters Lennon Hendrick Drinkwater Brady Vydra Rodriguez Great time to be a Burnley fan. 15 full internationals there by my rec...
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BREAKING NEWS: Drinkwater signs to fill the midfield gap
Replies: 245
Views: 9429

Re: BREAKING NEWS: Drinkwater signs to fill the midfield gap

Hope that he does the business then come January we stump up the cash to make it permanent.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Australia 1st Ashes Test
Replies: 399
Views: 9939

Re: England v Australia 1st Ashes Test

I did wonder whether England could arrange some sort of game to give the likes of Buttler, Roy, Bairstow some batting and also to look at alternatives to Ali and a replacement for Anderson in case Archer did not come through his game for Sussex. The way collapsed to spin on Monday also got me thinki...
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 998
Views: 71675

Re: Bolton

Lord Beamish wrote:I’m bored of this whole saga, now.


Me too, time to put them out of their misery.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I have a thing...
Replies: 15
Views: 878

Re: I have a thing...

Had to google her. To be honest, she’s not doing it for me.

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by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Down_Rover wrote:Getting worried now. Passed his medical ages ago


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by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

FactualFrank wrote:So if this deal does go through, where should we expect it to break first?


Nixon
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Woodleyclaret wrote:We have had since 1st August to sort out our transfers why do we always leave it till the last minute?


To make this board so much fun
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

martin_p wrote:Palace have shut up shop for the day, Zaha going nowhere. Be interesting to see how he reacts.


Hopefully downs tools
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

That we’ve had an excellent transfer window. I haven't said that we have had an excellent window. I am very satisfied with it though. We have brought in three very good players and only lost one first team regular, who we have a very, very good replacement for (Assuming the Drinkwater deal gets don...
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Right_winger wrote:Then your suspicions are incorrect.

Nice to see that you can’t back up your (and the other happy clappers )views though.


What view would you like me to back up?
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would Burnley Survive Non League Football
Replies: 30
Views: 1504

Re: Would Burnley Survive Non League Football

Not with our current wage bill.

I'd like to think we'd comfortably win the Conference though.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Yes the loan signing of Drinkwater would make this window adequate. As in we are temporarily a bit improved from last year. Our goalkeeper situation has been weakened, our forward options improved and defence we have swapped a back up for a back up. We desperately required a CM for a while now and ...
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

summitclaret wrote:That's 4 England internationals on the bench what's not toto like? Just look how the 1 expected signing g transforms us.


Six internationals in total. I never, ever thought I would see that.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

BOYSIE31 wrote:Not a chance he will play saturday


Nobody is suggesting he will.

Are you still angry, flower?
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Vegas Claret wrote:Image


Expect to see him holding a shirt up in the next 5 minutes then.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

summitclaret wrote:All that crap from those saying we could make do with 3 for cm. Seems like a waste a waste of clapping.


Still trying to beat that drum? Just admit you were a bit premature throwing your toys out.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

----------------------POPE --LOWTON--TARKOWSKI--MEE---TAYLOR ----------WESTWOOD----DRINKWATER --GUDMUNDSSON------------------MCNEIL -------------BARNES----------WOOD Hart, Gibson, Pieters, Cork, Hendrick, Lennon, Rodriguez Anyone else feel this looks sexual? Swap Jones for Westwood and we'll be bac...
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

ClaretTony wrote:It will still take some time - the medical will be in Manchester and they may well bring him to Burnley for the interviews so we can make an announcement, but I am more than confident that this deal is going to happen.


The X43 can be slow.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Funkydrummer wrote:If the club didn't think that he was going to appear again, wouldn't it be cheaper to pay his contract up ?
A proviso included that he couldn't sign for anyone else for the period of the season.


But he's useful for giving the medical team experience.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

ksrclaret wrote:I can't tell if you're being serious or not :shock: :lol:


He needs time to get fit.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

ksrclaret wrote:Defour won't play for us again. That has been obvious for a while and is the very reason we've needed another midfielder this summer.

Thankfully his contract is up next summer so we can get his hefty wage off the books.


I think he'll get another year extension.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Charlie Austin has passed a medical at West Brom. That's one ex-player who can't score against us on Saturday.

Although after his spat with the manager he may have been more likely to score or us!
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

FCBurnley wrote:How much did Chelsea pay for him ?


I think i read £35m earlier today
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

ElectroClaret wrote:"...more than i's to dot and t's to cross".

Well, he's less than three hours to pull it off. :|


Yes, there’s the cringey unveiling video to film
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

ksrclaret wrote:I thought we'd tried to take him a few years earlier?

http://boards.footymad.net/showthread.php?t=36500560


Harry Kane!
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Road to Wembley starts this weekend
Replies: 18
Views: 889

Re: Road to Wembley starts this weekend

Just seen that Albion Sports, who recently announced John Francis as their manager are at Ashington.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Road to Wembley starts this weekend
Replies: 18
Views: 889

Re: Road to Wembley starts this weekend

Sporting Bengal United! Brilliant.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 429770

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Like any organisation BFC needs critical friends not cult followers. This thread has a number of people saying it will be fine if we only have 3 experienced specialists for cm AGAIN and some seemingly happy to give Jonas a contract. I'm pretty sure critical friends are usually in a position to advi...

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