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by SkiptonClaret
Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bardsley
Replies: 16
Views: 1833

Re: Bardsley

We don’t have a single full back that can play in a 5. Plodders the lot of them, I can excuse Bardsley because he was an old lad bought for the dressing room along with his mate Walts (I assume). Can’t excuse signing a couple of absolute carthorses for big money from Leeds in the shape of Taylor and...
by SkiptonClaret
Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope ready?
Replies: 34
Views: 2003

Re: Pope ready?

Signing Fart was a fatal misjudgement. I hope.
by SkiptonClaret
Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are we down?
Replies: 299
Views: 24828

Re: Are we down?

There’s not three worse teams so, er, yes ?
by SkiptonClaret
Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How much more of this must we endure?
Replies: 51
Views: 3892

Re: How much more of this must we endure?

Been found out I’m afraid. One trick dinosaur and that trick ain’t working.
by SkiptonClaret
Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When We Go Down this Summer....
Replies: 36
Views: 2019

Re: When We Go Down this Summer....

NorthIsCool wrote:He'll be gone in January
Too late I’m afraid. It’s a 2009-10 situation, although the football and points tally are both considerably worse this time. Much worse.
by SkiptonClaret
Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When We Go Down this Summer....
Replies: 36
Views: 2019

Re: When We Go Down this Summer....

Who would possibly want to put up with this joyless, paceless, lumpen football for another season ?
The club desperately needs change.
by SkiptonClaret
Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra
Replies: 23
Views: 2418

Re: Vydra

Obviously Dyche had to accept him as the consolation prize at the end of another shocking transfer window (cf Nakhi Wells).
Who’s to blame ?
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst ever points tally at this stage in PL
Replies: 19
Views: 1802

Re: Worst ever points tally at this stage in PL

There’s two worse teams than us but not sure there’s three. Can we recruit two / three players in January that will improve us ? The last two or three windows don’t inspire a great deal of confidence.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kevin Long
Replies: 29
Views: 2493

Re: Kevin Long

Shouldn’t be playing in a PL team on a regular basis but then you could say that about 7/8 of our players. He shouldn’t be encouraged to do anything other than the most simplest of things. (refer: Arsenal’s third goal today).
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Perfect tactics lacking quality
Replies: 30
Views: 2169

Re: Perfect tactics lacking quality

Me too (not Mee) apart from the aforementioned goal where he was ball watching and just didnt react to the pull back but it should never have been pulled back had Bardsley been more aware! Shocking defending from an experienced right back; it's the only concern he has to have, the man on his right ...
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ashley Barnes and the system
Replies: 37
Views: 2281

Re: Ashley Barnes and the system

Roosterbooster wrote:When was the last time he wasn’t? I can’t remember him doing anything in 2018
Leeds sold us a couple of duds, don’t think Taylor isup to it - one footed carthorse...but still better than “The Plank”
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Perfect tactics lacking quality
Replies: 30
Views: 2169

Re: Perfect tactics lacking quality

THEWELLERNUT70 wrote:I thought Long was outstanding today
Long cost us a couple of goals, we need better. Taylor and Bardsley can’t play that system, don’t have the legs.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 22, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Upthearse versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 452
Views: 9572

Re: Upthearse versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Vino blanco wrote:We'll be alright when Vydra comes on.
We’ll be allright when Defour and Brady start palying regularly. No, honestly, we will be.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Upthearse versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 452
Views: 9572

Re: Upthearse versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Looking forward to Plan B.
by SkiptonClaret
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon facing surgery on knee!!!
Replies: 23
Views: 2664

Re: Lennon facing surgery on knee!!!

Integral for tucking in, keeping it narrow. Big miss.
by SkiptonClaret
Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic January wish list and rumours.
Replies: 131
Views: 11333

Re: Realistic January wish list and rumours.

Charlie Adam. Can take the perpetually missing Belgian’s role. Good lad as well.
by SkiptonClaret
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nakhi Wells
Replies: 62
Views: 7502

Re: Nakhi Wells

Rileybobs wrote:Barnes
Vokes
Wood
Gray
Austin
Ings
Are we pretending Dyche signed Austin and Ings now ?
by SkiptonClaret
Sun Dec 16, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic January wish list and rumours.
Replies: 131
Views: 11333

Re: Realistic January wish list and rumours.

Shane Long. Good lad, right age.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Awful
Replies: 37
Views: 3774

Re: Awful

Are there still people that think Defour will feature regularly for us ? Seriously ? It won’t happen but if only in January we could sign a creative midfield player (one that is capable of getting on the pitch on a regular basis), a more viable option than the awful Lennon and some option up front t...
by SkiptonClaret
Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brooks/Maddison/Vydra
Replies: 32
Views: 2722

Re: Brooks/Maddison/Vydra

I don’t imagine Brooks or Maddison would be given much of a chance by Dyche. Aren’t they a bit young ? Would they suit the meat and two veg system ? Not sure.
by SkiptonClaret
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to start Ashley Barnes
Replies: 19
Views: 2001

Re: Time to start Ashley Barnes

Ever decreasing circles.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: we've no chance of promotion if we get rid of SD
Replies: 25
Views: 1498

Re: we've no chance of promotion if we get rid of SD

ksrclaret wrote:Apart from those couple of young lads he picked up from
Stoke last year
Good lads them.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: we've no chance of promotion if we get rid of SD
Replies: 25
Views: 1498

Re: we've no chance of promotion if we get rid of SD

I don't think that's entirely true. I believe we have a decent squad. With some careful recruitment (signing 2 or 3 younger players in key positions), I think the right man could get us promoted at the first attempt. Of course, there's no guarantee but there isn't a guarantee that Dyche can manage ...
by SkiptonClaret
Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why would anyone want to be rid of SD??
Replies: 65
Views: 3179

Re: Why would anyone want to be rid of SD??

The kids do get the chance on loan They need to prove their worth at lower level first which makes sense Very few youngsters get a proper go in any prem team these days, probably because their simply not good enough or strong enough You honestly think the likes of, say David Brooks at Bouremouth, w...
by SkiptonClaret
Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time for Dyche to leave
Replies: 298
Views: 14881

Re: Time for Dyche to leave

For those saying wait until the end of the season, the logic seems a tad warped. Dyche’s record from the Championship would make it a silly move to get shot. If you want rid, better now and with enough time to assess the squad before the window opens. The sensible option for me is to stick with the...
by SkiptonClaret
Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team for Palace
Replies: 60
Views: 3724

Re: Team for Palace

Drop Hart. Anything else is a bonus but a return to 4-5-1 with the inclusion of Hendrick, as there is no one else for the role apparently, is probably our best bet. Not much between our collection of lumps/big lads to play the “1” so I don’t thing it matters greatly. I certainly wouldn’t be starting...
by SkiptonClaret
Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Change IS needed!
Replies: 35
Views: 3189

Re: Change IS needed!

Yes change is needed but not a change of manager, money needs to be spent on quality players in January, it wont be SDs fault if the board dont give him money to do so, given a few million quid this amazing man will keep us in the PL, at least the board can do is give him chance to buy players of d...
by SkiptonClaret
Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why would anyone want to be rid of SD??
Replies: 65
Views: 3179

Re: Why would anyone want to be rid of SD??

Has someone on this thread seriously suggested that he should put some youngsters in ? Dyche is the very last manager that would even consider that, he has about as much interest in youth than he does on the transfer market outside of the UK. McNeill’s career will go the same way as O’Neill, Agyei, ...
by SkiptonClaret
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra
Replies: 67
Views: 6089

Re: Vydra

JohnDearyMe wrote:Jesse Vollen mk 2
He reminds me more of Rouwen Hennings. Either way it’s looking like another poor forward signing. There’s been so many of them, who’s to blame ?
by SkiptonClaret
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time for a Change at the Top
Replies: 5
Views: 792

Re: Time for a Change at the Top

ClaretAndJew wrote:The new Technical Director will be scouting Dyche's replacement.
That’ll make a change. Scouting, I mean. Didn’t think we bothered with such things ?
by SkiptonClaret
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS v Newcastle Geordies
Replies: 350
Views: 14166

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS v Newcastle Geordies

careyclaret wrote:What is wrong with Brady tonight?
He’s a 1 good game in 5 player...and that’s when he’s fit.
by SkiptonClaret
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra
Replies: 67
Views: 6089

Re: Vydra

I just do not understand the logic of the transfer or wtf we were playing at this summer. Our best ever opportunity to push on. And the outfield players we signed have started 3 times between them. Pi55 poor. Don’t disagree but there were plenty on here creaming themselves when we signed Hart and G...
by SkiptonClaret
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS v Newcastle Geordies
Replies: 350
Views: 14166

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS v Newcastle Geordies

NickBFC wrote:Everyone knows that, apart from the bloke who matters most.
None of the combos do, that’s the problem when you only trust / sign big lumps for forwards. Really don’t think he gets strikers at all.
by SkiptonClaret
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS v Newcastle Geordies
Replies: 350
Views: 14166

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS v Newcastle Geordies

cockneyclaret wrote:But jays the answer!!! He's the answer!!! We can try again in January when it's too late! ;)
He’ll have another go for Dawson in January. How far is Walts off a return ?
by SkiptonClaret
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS v Newcastle Geordies
Replies: 350
Views: 14166

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS v Newcastle Geordies

it's basics and we aren't doing them again. Maybe they are sick of hearing Dyche's voice Aren’t we all ? All you can hear is him bellowing like some sickly cow. It really is time he bored off somewhere else. Nothing lasts forever, isn’t the ROI job up for grabs ? He’s signed enough of their bang av...
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time for Dyche to leave
Replies: 298
Views: 14881

Re: Time for Dyche to leave

when other clubs bigger than ours were interested, and the media had him marked as a possible england manager of the future, and the man who has got us here in the first place !! as early as november you are suggesting we sack him incredible . What other bigger clubs were seriously ever interested ...
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche and the kitty
Replies: 67
Views: 4065

Re: Dyche and the kitty

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:Sure you’ll be doing more than that over another defeat!
Ok, same time next week ? I look forward to it but could you please sort out your grammatically incorrect username ? I find it an annoyance.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche and the kitty
Replies: 67
Views: 4065

Re: Dyche and the kitty

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:No just when they are so repetitive. Anyway enjoy your night sure you will.
You too. Raise one to Sean for me.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche and the kitty
Replies: 67
Views: 4065

Re: Dyche and the kitty

I can think of other constructive measures you could take like doing one and ‘supporting’ someone else. Although I would miss your witty posts! The evidence would suggest you would given you pretty much jump on them as soon as. Are you that intolerant of others views if they conflict with your own ?
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time for Dyche to leave
Replies: 298
Views: 14881

Re: Time for Dyche to leave

RMutt wrote:Yes. But choices handicapped by our finances and lack of recruitment acumen.
and his (allegedly) self imposed restrictions when it comes to what players are deemed acceptable.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche and the kitty
Replies: 67
Views: 4065

Re: Dyche and the kitty

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:Seriously do you have nothing constructive to offer? I bet you laugh to yourself as you type the SAME shite every defeat.
I could give Sean a lift, constructive enough for you ?
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche and the kitty
Replies: 67
Views: 4065

Re: Dyche and the kitty

There must be some old lads left at Stoke, surely ? It’s what we need now - experienced, no nonsense professionals. Good lads.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time for Dyche to leave
Replies: 298
Views: 14881

Re: Time for Dyche to leave

RMutt wrote:I cannot see any other manager getting any better from that squad of players. In fact Dyche is over achieving with them.
His choices pretty much would you say ?
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 37
Views: 5773

Re: West Ham v Burnley - Player Ratings

Hart 6 - Yet again kept the score down Lowton - Horrendous/woeful/amateurish/gutless Taylor 6 - Did ok Mee 6 - Did ok Tarkowski - Horrendous/ woeful/amateurish/idiotic Defour 4 - Anonymous Waywood - one pass for our 1st goal, other than that useless, couldn't pass water and constantly put us under ...
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time for Dyche to leave
Replies: 298
Views: 14881

Re: Time for Dyche to leave

Problem is he’s become bigger that the club and he knows it. Needs a wake up call and quick.
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time for Dyche to leave
Replies: 298
Views: 14881

Re: Time for Dyche to leave

Dyche gets this season, and an opportunity to bring us back should we drop (which I believe we will). He has earned that - don’t for a second think that means I’m satisfied with the joke of a team I am having to watch this season though. Absolute shambles from front to back. The mere idea bores me ...
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time for Dyche to leave
Replies: 298
Views: 14881

Re: Time for Dyche to leave

Oh joy, anotehr transfer window, some more ageing journeymen targeted. Why is their so mich apparent mistrust of the foreign market and youth at this football club ?
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Garbage
Replies: 72
Views: 5135

Re: Garbage

For 90% of his tenure the football has been soporific, pragmatic, dull. That’s tolerable when it’s effective, when it clearly isn’t what is the point ?
by SkiptonClaret
Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Garbage
Replies: 72
Views: 5135

Re: Garbage

Nothing lasts for ever. Stay patient.
by SkiptonClaret
Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to go
Replies: 165
Views: 11120

Re: Time to go

Paying the price for poor recruitment and having absolutely no plan B. Lumps and workhorses, absolutely terrible stuff to watch. Nothing last forever chaps.