MIGHTY CLARETS versus Tom Heaton's Fellows

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MIGHTY CLARETS versus Tom Heaton's Fellows

Post by IanMcL » Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:50 am

A real clincher today with both teams looking for an upbeat, points grabbing start to the decade.

I am at Birch Travelodge, so shortly off to find breakfast and make the short leap to Burnley.

Madge is fired up early and ready to rally us all to victory. She also wishes everyone une bonne annee! (No accents on my phone)

Let's whack 'em 5-0!

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Post by Danieljwaterhouse » Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:05 am

I think we will win, Drinkwater will start and star and JRod will bag a hatrick

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Post by SussexDon1inIreland » Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:38 am

Will be listening in from Belmullet Mayo on holiday with my Mrs. Its a lovely spot and we have been lucky with the weather so far!

Would LOVE 3 points

COME ON SUPER BURNLEY!!!!

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Post by derryclaret » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:25 am

SussexDon1inIreland wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:38 am
Will be listening in from Belmullet Mayo on holiday with my Mrs. Its a lovely spot and we have been lucky with the weather so far!
My sister was born in Belmullet overlooking Blacksod Bay, it is indeed a wild and beautiful place, this is a good omen,3 pts in the bag!UTC
Would LOVE 3 points

COME ON SUPER BURNLEY!!!!
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Post by joey13 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:26 am

Danieljwaterhouse wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:05 am
I think we will win, Drinkwater will start and star and JRod will bag a hatrick
New Years resolution of less drugs clearly didn’t last :D

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Post by Bigvince » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:34 am

Brady in hendrick out !!!

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Post by jojomk1 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:35 am

Just setting off
Grealish the most fouled player in the league this season - cos he constantly dives
Hope Bards can keep his nerves and gives the little sh!t a good kicking - in the true manner of the game of course

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Post by Bigvince » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:36 am

Thought JBG might have come in, instead of Brady
COYC

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Post by burnleymik » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:38 am

Brady....

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Post by FactualFrank » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:38 am

Lineup as above.
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Post by FactualFrank » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:39 am

Decent options from the bench too.

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Post by burnleymik » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:43 am

Hope we go out and have a go at them,. similar to Utd second half. Villa's defense is there for the taking, but if we sit back and soak we are letting them play to their strengths.
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Post by FactualFrank » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:46 am

burnleymik wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:43 am
Hope we go out and have a go at them,. similar to Utd second half. Villa's defense is there for the taking, but if we sit back and soak we are letting them play to their strengths.
Brady starting instead of Hendrick does suggest we're going to have a go. With Jay better for us coming off the bench, he's also a decent option in the second half.
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Post by whiffa » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:47 am

Interesting to see Mings back for Villa, hopefully we can show the England camp how superior our centre-backs are! :lol:

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Post by Bigvince » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:48 am

Still no Vydra, must be on his way out!

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Post by Steve1956 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:51 am

Bigvince wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:48 am
Still no Vydra, must be on his way out!
Maternity leave...he'll be back better than ever soon. :roll:

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Post by chekhov » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:53 am

jojomk1 wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:35 am
Just setting off
Grealish the most fouled player in the league this season - cos he constantly dives
Hope Bards can keep his nerves and gives the little sh!t a good kicking - in the true manner of the game of course
Off course you are allowed to have a go at opposition players, it’s all part of the banter and build-up to the match. However it’s also fair to say he is their most dangerous attacking threat. He’s a very good player.
Is it his hairstyle or his small shin pads you object to? If so I agree that he is a bit of a poser, possibly.

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Post by joey13 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:54 am

Steve1956 wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:51 am
Maternity leave...he'll be back better than ever soon. :roll:
Don’t get me started on maternity leave :x

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Post by NickBFC » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:54 am

Big game for both sides, looking at our upcoming fixtures we could really do with a win. Looks like Villa having a change in system with three centre backs today. UTC.

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Post by Steve1956 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:55 am

chekhov wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:53 am
Off course you are allowed to have a go at opposition players, it’s all part of the banter and build-up to the match. However it’s also fair to say he is their most dangerous attacking threat. He’s a very good player.
Is it his hairstyle or his small shin pads you object to? If so I agree that he is a bit of a poser, possibly.
Little shin pads and look at me hair....kick the little tosser to death.

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Post by superdimitri » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:03 pm

Seems like word has gone out. If you play with 3CB you are good for a result against Burnley.

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Post by Blackrod » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:04 pm

What exactly has Brady done to merit a start ?

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Post by Steve1956 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:05 pm

Blackrod wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:04 pm
What exactly has Brady done to merit a start ?
Zilch.

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Post by Hibsclaret » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:09 pm

Nice to see BT sport with 2 ex villa players doing the studio analysis.....let’s all be impartial like we were against Man U.....
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Post by Tribesmen » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:10 pm

Afternoon all from a cloudy but dry day here in Galway .
Goodness i am hungover just need the Clarets to score a few today to make me feel a whole lot better .
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Post by superdimitri » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:11 pm

Blackrod wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:04 pm
What exactly has Brady done to merit a start ?
Nothing, it's the militant pecking order Dyche sets... but I believe he can take a freekick and no doubt Barnes is on strict instructions to go to ground at every opportunity.

Well Barnes does that anyway, but potentially we're better with direct free kicks him in the team.

Personally I'd have Gudmundson in instead but no doubt he'll get his chance to make a difference if needed later on.

I can see us extending Drinkwaters loan if he's still sitting on the bench. Strange one.
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Post by Paul Waine » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:14 pm

Hibsclaret wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:09 pm
Nice to see BT sport with 2 ex villa players doing the studio analysis.....let’s all be impartial like we were against Man U.....
Hi Hibs, does it matter who's in the studio doing the analysis? Does it matter to any of us whether the pundits are saying "Burnley were lucky to score then...." "and again....." "and that's another one Burnley have scored....."

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Post by Hibsclaret » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:19 pm

Paul Waine wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:14 pm
Hi Hibs, does it matter who's in the studio doing the analysis? Does it matter to any of us whether the pundits are saying "Burnley were lucky to score then...." "and again....." "and that's another one Burnley have scored....."

UTC
Not about whether it matters...some would call it bad etiquette....others would call it bias...others would call it “we only want big clubs in the premier league” etc. It’s poor form tbh but not surprising..

We’re now having a pre game Grealishfest...

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Post by creepingdeath » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:22 pm

Welcome to the Jack Grealish show live on BT
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Post by Tribesmen » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:24 pm

creepingdeath wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:22 pm
Welcome to the Jack Grealish show live on BT
ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh if there is a player that i really hate i can't think of one that beats Grealish .

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Post by FactualFrank » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:25 pm

creepingdeath wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:22 pm
Welcome to the Jack Grealish show live on BT
A face only a mother could love.

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Post by Moorite » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:30 pm

It's still weird seeing Heaton start for Villa

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Post by superdimitri » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:30 pm

The summary from the co commentator on NBC is "Grealish has signed a new deal, more loyal to the club than McNeil and will demand a high fee".

Why does every press assortment de value McNeil so much? It's like they are trying to push down his sale price or something. He may not have a 5 year contract but he's 4 years younger... It makes no sense.

Let's hope he can show Grealish up today..
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Post by SussexDon1inIreland » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:30 pm

Come on Super Super Burnley

Apparently we have not won a New Years Day
Match since 1966

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Post by SussexDon1inIreland » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:34 pm

Corner Clarets

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Post by kaptin1 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:37 pm

superdimitri wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:30 pm
The summary from the co commentator on NBC is "Grealish has signed a new deal, more loyal to the club than McNeil and will demand a high fee".

Why does every press assortment de value McNeil so much? It's like they are trying to push down his sale price or something. He may not have a 5 year contract but he's 4 years younger... It makes no sense.

Let's hope he can show Grealish up today..
Didn’t McNeil sign a long term deal last year?

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Post by burnleymik » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:41 pm

Fkkkk. Grealish scores easy header. Jesus wept.

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Post by FactualFrank » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:42 pm

Not good. Not good at all.

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Post by burnleymik » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:42 pm

VAR checking for possible foul...

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Post by burnleymik » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:42 pm

Now it says checking for offside...

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Post by Moorite » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:42 pm

What an earth was that clearance from Tarky?

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Post by Danieljwaterhouse » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:43 pm

Whose been marking Grelish..CORK! This guy needs replacing ASAP

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Post by KefkaClaret » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:43 pm

Cork just let him cross it in, no pressure, awful clearance by Tarks as well.

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Post by ElectroClaret » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:43 pm

Shiite.

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Post by superdimitri » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:44 pm

kaptin1 wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:37 pm
Didn’t McNeil sign a long term deal last year?
Yup.
So far Grealish showing his value 😕

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Post by burnleymik » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:44 pm

VAR no goal!
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Post by FactualFrank » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:44 pm

Sounds like we got feckin lucky there.

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Post by joey13 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:44 pm

Abysmal start again

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Post by thatdberight » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:44 pm

**** VAR. Still a joke even if it benefits us.
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Post by superdimitri » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:45 pm

Love VAR, LOVE VAR.

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