Most divisive Burnley 11

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby joey13 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:53 am

KRBFC wrote:The football was tough to watch and the long winless run was abysmal but we were that bad and short on numbers, Michael Duff played upfront for us..... Kept us up on nothing and built a solid foundation for the next manager.

And of course Cotterill has gone on to be a successful manager since leaving us ,he’s only been sacked 5 times

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby PWBFC » Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:57 am

Nobody mentioned Valois yet?

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby KRBFC » Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:01 am

joey13 wrote:And of course Cotterill has gone on to be a successful manager since leaving us ,he’s only been sacked 5 times

Why do I give a sh*t what he's done since leaving us? How well he did or didn't do at other clubs is irrelevant to the job he did here.

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby joey13 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:08 am

KRBFC wrote:Why do I give a sh*t what he's done since leaving us? How well he did or didn't do at other clubs is irrelevant to the job he did here.

You mean the job here where he didn’t win a match in 19 and is classed as a great manager

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby SalouClaret » Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:11 am

Wasn't the 19th match a home game against Luton? Drew 0-0 in the most boring game I've ever watched. Andy Gray missed a sitter.

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby chekhov » Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:20 am

How to bring all the antagonistic posters out of the woodwork: start a thread on divisive players. Brilliant!
These 2 users liked this post: joey13 cricketfieldclarets

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby joey13 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:24 am

Seems like KRBFC prefers Cotterill to our current successful manager , I would say it is Dyche that is the great manager

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby Cheshireclaret » Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:14 am

The first name that came into my head when I read the thread title was the aforementioned Tony Grant. I’ve seen full blown arguments in the stands over him.

Another one for me is Steve Jones. I never, ever rated the lad yet others seemed to think he was brilliant.

Dave Jones has already been discussed at length but they’re probably the 3 that immediately spring to mind.

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby Murger » Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:36 am

Didn't our winless run end when we tubbed Plymouth 4-0? Or something like that.

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby Zom Zom » Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:57 am

Fretters wrote:Paul Weller, especially in his early years when he was developing under Mullen. Then some fans never seemed to forgive him for the trial at West Ham. I think only his illness stopped him signing? He was great at times when he got back regularly under Stan, and that goal at Oldham in the Waddle season was something else.

Yes. Paul Weller. When I held an ST for the Jimmy McIlroy Stand, there was a bloke who would scream blue murder at the lad every home game. He would wait for the slightest error or misplaced pass and then lay into him. After he scored an OG against Coventry at the Turf, the bloke literally turned the air blue.

We used to joke about how far into the game would we get before this gobsh1te screamed "GET OFF THE PITCH WELLER!".

I recall confronting him about it once, and he said he would see me outside! He even threatened to 'sort my step-sister out too.

Wazzock.

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby mdd2 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:35 am

Would be easier to name those who hardly caused division.
Trippier maybe one

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby HiroshimaClaret » Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:38 am

PWBFC wrote:Nobody mentioned Valois yet?


Another shoulder shrug for me..worthy of division?

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby Right_winger » Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:47 am

Graham Alexander..... the slowest player Iv ever seen. Even slower than “once he scores he’ll bag a few” Lukas Jutkiewicz

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby HiroshimaClaret » Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:13 pm

Fretters wrote:Paul Weller, especially in his early years when he was developing under Mullen. Then some fans never seemed to forgive him for the trial at West Ham. I think only his illness stopped him signing? He was great at times when he got back regularly under Stan, and that goal at Oldham in the Waddle season was something else.


Think it was an injury that stopped Paul Smith moving on as well. He had a SWEET left foot...a joy watching him develop in the reserves!

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby KRBFC » Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:28 pm

joey13 wrote:Seems like KRBFC prefers Cotterill to our current successful manager , I would say it is Dyche that is the great manager

You are talking out of your arse, I never said Cotterill was great, to keep us up given the circumstances was a fine achievement, i'm sure we had like 9 signed professional players when he walked in and barely any money to spend. Comparing then to anything post 2009 is utter bs

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby joey13 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:30 pm

KRBFC wrote:You are talking out of your arse, I never said Cotterill was great, to keep us up given the circumstances was a fine achievement, i'm sure we had like 9 signed professional players when he walked in and barely any money to spend. Comparing then to anything post 2009 is utter bs

Calm down it’s Sunday

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby ontario claret » Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:01 pm

Maybe the most ironic chant ever, "Paul Weller For England".

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby elwaclaret » Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:20 pm

4:20 wrote:Graham branch had a bit of a torrid run with the crowd and then all of a sudden became a bit of a cult hero. I used to think he was getting sympathy cheers, then i realised how much i loved him playing for us


I never quite understood the bile aimed at Branchy, at no time was he approaching our worst player at the time - he was on and off like most wingers. When he went to wing back he was a bit shaky at first, but I always thought it was natural for a winger to take a while to get the defensive nowce so it didn't over bother me. By the time he was hanging up his Claret boots he was a decent enough full back.

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby ontario claret » Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:34 pm

Debranchio could play anywhere. Not many can.

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby Cleveleys_claret » Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:03 pm

Paul Stewart, joe jakub, mark ford, winstanley, philiskirk, john gayle, iwelumo

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby Claretrew » Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:20 pm

Right_winger wrote:Graham Alexander..... the slowest player Iv ever seen. Even slower than “once he scores he’ll bag a few” Lukas Jutkiewicz

Awesome at penalties, we used to get them back then. Thought he was a decent play maker as well.

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Re: Most divisive Burnley 11

Postby Alanstevensonsgloves » Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:05 am

Cleveleys_claret wrote:Paul Stewart, joe jakub, mark ford, winstanley, philiskirk, john gayle, iwelumo


I'd say Paul Stewart was anything BUT divisive as he was universally loathed.

Judging by another thread, it looks like we can add Vydra to this list, and he's not even kicked s ball yet.


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