Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Funkydrummer » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:42 pm

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Vegas Claret » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:43 pm

Has Jay Rod touched the ball yet ? zero service

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by FactualFrank » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:43 pm

Safron wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:42 pm
Jay seems totally lost imo
Has been every game he's started.

He isn't a starter, he's an impact sub. But looks like Barnes is being rested for the next game and with Vydra going, he's our only choice unless we went 4-5-1.

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Buxtonclaret » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:44 pm

Close again from them.

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by IanMcL » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:44 pm

Good Everton attack. C-L heads over. Phew!

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Vegas Claret » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:44 pm

has Pope put someone else's boots on ? His kicking is either atrocious or he falls over

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Funkydrummer » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:44 pm

Just wait until we turn it on in the 2nd half.
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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Zlatan » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:44 pm

Pope needs new boots

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Buxtonclaret » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:45 pm

Heck.
A Pope Shank!

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Buxtonclaret » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:46 pm

Funkydrummer wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:44 pm
Just wait until we turn it on in the 2nd half.
You've spotted it too, eh?
The way we're lulling them in for the sucker punch? :lol:
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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Vegas Claret » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:47 pm

our lads will be enjoying this, a nothing game for us to nick again !

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by IanMcL » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:47 pm

Good defensive work. Tarkowski wins FK.

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by ClaretEngineer » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:48 pm

This is some seriously poor football.

Pope’s been on his arse twice and his kicking is atrocious.

It’s still 0-0 though so that’s a bonus.

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Funkydrummer » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:48 pm

Buxtonclaret wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:46 pm
You've spotted it too, eh?
The way we're lulling them in for the sucker punch? :lol:
They won't know what's hit them !!!!! :lol:
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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Vegas Claret » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:48 pm

half time 0-0

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by AshevilleNCClaret » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:48 pm

We lull the opposition (and fans) to sleep with our style of play... and then score when they are sleeping

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by IanMcL » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:48 pm

HT 0-0.

Corner at end for Clarets.

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by CombatClaret » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:48 pm

Keep it at 0-0 then grab a late goal

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by wilks_bfc » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:49 pm

How long do you get to take a corner??

Ref awards it.
Waits for Westwood to get over to take it then blows for half time🤔

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by box_of_frogs » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:49 pm

What an absolute waste. Cock about with the ball for so long that we can’t take the corner. We really are our own worst enemy at times.
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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by box_of_frogs » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:49 pm

wilks_bfc wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:49 pm
How long do you get to take a corner??

Ref awards it.
Waits for Westwood to get over to take it then blows for half time🤔
It’s hardly like he sprinted over to take it.

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Funkydrummer » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:50 pm

Why did we p!ss about with that corner ?

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by IanMcL » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:50 pm

Here is Madge to brighten the half time.
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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by FactualFrank » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:50 pm

wilks_bfc wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:49 pm
How long do you get to take a corner??

Ref awards it.
Waits for Westwood to get over to take it then blows for half time🤔
He's an Everton fan though.

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Post by FCBurnley » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:50 pm

Happy with 0-0. Get Barnes on for JRod and get McNeil involved and we could nick this

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Nonayforever » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:50 pm

It's so frustrating watching Burnley play at times.
That corner was a perfect example.

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Safron » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:51 pm

box_of_frogs wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:49 pm
What an absolute waste. Cock about with the ball for so long that we can’t take the corner. We really are our own worst enemy at times.
Exactly we are so used to wasting time we do it to ourselves :D
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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by tiger76 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:51 pm

0-0 decent enough so far,the longer it stays level the pressure will grow on Everton.

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by joey13 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:51 pm

Funkydrummer wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:50 pm
Why did we p!ss about with that corner ?
Anti-football

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by icu81b4 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:51 pm

wilks_bfc wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:49 pm
How long do you get to take a corner??

Ref awards it.
Waits for Westwood to get over to take it then blows for half time🤔
I reckon the ref realised it should have been goal kick and didn't want to bring the wrath of Ancelotti

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by FactualFrank » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:52 pm

FCBurnley wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:50 pm
Happy with 0-0. Get Barnes on for JRod and get McNeil involved and we could nick this
With Barnes on 4 yellows and 0-0, I'd leave it as it is.

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by jojomk1 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:52 pm

We really are becoming a regular advert for non football

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Flat Stanley » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:53 pm

We have been time wasting since the first minute. Totally deserved the ref blowing and not allowing the corner. Tarks has been excellent and Pope except his kicking. Ok defensively overall, an absolute shambles with the ball. Almost getting unwatchable at times this season. Disgusting football but I guess we'll all take it if we get a result. Better get something, can't take watching this rubbish and losing.
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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Buxtonclaret » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:54 pm

FCBurnley wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:50 pm
Happy with 0-0. Get Barnes on for JRod and get McNeil involved and we could nick this
If we can get Dwight into a bit of space for some crosses, I honestly reckon we can do em.
They're really dodgy at the back.

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Post by 4:20 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:54 pm

That first save from Pope was brilliant, the Brian Blessed impersonator behind the commentator having a moan every minute has kept me entertained, niggly game, we're well in it and not 3 down or owt although Everton could be 2 or 3 up on another day, some good moments, some lethargic, Corks run his socks off, McNeil tracking back his man too, defence pretty good and strong, too much space for them as they run through the middle, looking forward to second half and hope to see Barnes hassling them at some point.

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Safron » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:55 pm

Dyche is not bothered about pretty football it's all about results

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Claretmatt4 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:55 pm

Solid half. Think we've pressed well.

Pope made some excellent saves so far.

Just need to keep it tight and frustrate them.

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Tribesmen » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:56 pm

Done well to get to HT without then scoring , now what will we do in the 2nd half

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Post by jojomk1 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:57 pm

Tribesmen wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:56 pm
Done well to get to HT without then scoring , now what will we do in the 2nd half
Nothing different for sure

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Funkydrummer » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:57 pm

jojomk1 wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:52 pm
We really are becoming a regular advert for non football
We are the masters of defending and keeping teams at a safe (ish) distance and defending is one of the artforms of football. So not really "non Football"

Sadly, we possess very little of the other artforms that make up the whole.That's why we are not very attractive to watch.

Effective yes, attractive, no !!!

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Safron » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:58 pm

Tribesmen wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:56 pm
Done well to get to HT without then scoring , now what will we do in the 2nd half
Well one manager will be adjusting his tactics to try and win , and one will be saying same again lads brilliant half :D
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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Colburn_Claret » Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:59 pm

As usual, we need to be brave and play the ball on the deck, it's not as if booting it long eases the pressure. As pleasing as it is, we can't keep stealing 3 its, sometime we are going to have to go out and earn it. Hopefully today.
The first 5 mins will tell the tale.

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Safron » Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:00 pm

Colburn_Claret wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:59 pm
As usual, we need to be brave and play the ball on the deck, it's not as if booting it long eases the pressure. As pleasing as it is, we can't keep stealing 3 its, sometime we are going to have to go out and earn it. Hopefully today.
The first 5 mins will tell the tale.
Your expecting a lot :D

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Barry_Chuckle » Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:00 pm

Watching that first half answers all the question around why we don't sell out at home, and why away attendances are dwindling.
Mindnumbingly boring, turgid stuff. 0 entertainment IMO, and entertainment is what folk spend their hard earned coin on.
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Post by jojomk1 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:00 pm

Funkydrummer wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:57 pm
We are the masters of defending and keeping teams at a safe (ish) distance and defending is one of the artforms of football. So not really "non Football"

Sadly, we possess very little of the other artforms that make up the whole.That's why we are not very attractive to watch.

Effective yes, attractive, no !!!
I wouldn't describe us as "masters" of defending

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Giftonsnoidea » Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:01 pm

Shame we can’t string a couple of passes together to actually play some football
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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by FactualFrank » Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:01 pm

Safron wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:55 pm
Dyche is not bothered about pretty football it's all about results
5 years ago, fair enough. But it's like he doesn't support signing players with technical ability and always plans this route, regardless of who he has available. We aren't evolving at all and one would surely expect us to be playing better football than when we were in the Championship.

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Giftonsnoidea » Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:02 pm

Barry_Chuckle wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:00 pm
Watching that first half answers all the question around why we don't sell out at home, and why away attendances are dwindling.
Mindnumbingly boring, turgid stuff. 0 entertainment IMO, and entertainment is what folk spend their hard earned coin on.
I can definitely see attendances dropping in the near future even if we stay up, £40 for pure rugged defending is a **** take

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Re: Italian Toffees versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Post by Roosterbooster » Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:03 pm

FactualFrank wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:43 pm
Has been every game he's started.

He isn't a starter, he's an impact sub. But looks like Barnes is being rested for the next game and with Vydra going, he's our only choice unless we went 4-5-1.
I dont think he can play in a 2, or centrally. Best on left of a 3. His goal to minutes ratio is fine, but it's mainly been as we are pelting the box in the latter stages

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Post by jojomk1 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:03 pm

But, according to SD, he would play a much different style if he had better players
Hmm, try signing some then
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