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by warksclaret
Fri Feb 26, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin
Replies: 36
Views: 1669

Re: The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin

Its quite sad for me that programmes such as this and FOOLS & HORSES were absolute classics, and little to rival them today
by warksclaret
Fri Feb 26, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Barnes out but there is some better news
Replies: 44
Views: 2315

Re: ARTICLE: Barnes out but there is some better news

Good news but is it worth risking any of them before the Leicester game. Take the hit vs Spurs if we have too, but we can't afford for them to miss any more. How many "take the hit" fixtures are there in the Premier League. Surely bar Man City we have a hope of beating anyone on our day. Releases l...
by warksclaret
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Average Player Ratings to West Brom game
Replies: 12
Views: 651

Re: Average Player Ratings to West Brom game

Top 4 strikers at our club make up the bottom 4 places They very much support their goal scoring, or more specifically their inability to find the net. Before people throw the "but they dont get the right service" at me, then please consider their ability to find a team mate, their control in tight...
by warksclaret
Thu Feb 25, 2021 12:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 9083
Views: 580635

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Apart from a lot of public appearances/interviews/pledges made by Mr Pace throughout January, has anyone living in the Burnley area and close to the club know any details of anything thats taken place ie meetings/discussions/review of internal structure on the running of the club etc. For someone wh...
by warksclaret
Thu Feb 25, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Did anyone book a holiday after the latest update?
Replies: 59
Views: 2099

Re: Did anyone book a holiday after the latest update?

Booked on North Norfolk coast-one of my favourite places to get away on those phenomenal beaches.If weather good will rival most overseas venues
by warksclaret
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton v Palace
Replies: 112
Views: 3831

Re: Brighton v Palace

How the hell did he score from there-some finish
by warksclaret
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton v Palace
Replies: 112
Views: 3831

Re: Brighton v Palace

Stage set for Connolly to come on and score-really rate him
by warksclaret
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton v Palace
Replies: 112
Views: 3831

Re: Brighton v Palace

If Palace hold on it will be some defensive display
by warksclaret
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton v Palace
Replies: 112
Views: 3831

Re: Brighton v Palace

Grumps wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:03 pm
Palace win and in form and confident going into Fulham game at weekend please
Th would be good-but I think Brighton will come strongec
by warksclaret
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So will we stay up or not
Replies: 86
Views: 2836

Re: So will we stay up or not

Yes I think we will do it very marginally but I suspect we will be pulled into it in that journey and there will be some nerves on this forum. As I said before it depends which Burnley team turns up (hopefully the one that played so positively v Palace, rather than last Saturday's)
by warksclaret
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our strikers in the last year
Replies: 47
Views: 2268

Re: Our strikers in the last year

Gone 1-0 down in four of our last five Premier League home games but lost only one of the five. I acccept that, however two of those were Fulham & Brighton. We tread a tightrope as we are virtually the lowest goal scores in the PL (only Sheff Utd are less), and in terms of overall chances, and shot...
by warksclaret
Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our strikers in the last year
Replies: 47
Views: 2268

Re: Our strikers in the last year

Pretty sure Vydra has been drawn the short draw when it comes to fixtures which is probably why he's the worst. You can clearly see he'd get goals with more chances in the team. Football is also about partnerships, and unlike Barnes and Wood both Rodriguez and Vydra get thrown in as the plus 1 when...
by warksclaret
Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our strikers in the last year
Replies: 47
Views: 2268

Re: Our strikers in the last year

If we go a goal down the chances are we will lose. Thats the frightening bit I have also noticed in the past half dozen games we have gone from being amongst the best teams to deliver decisive free kicks and corners to being pretty mediocre, particularly from Dwight. I saw a stat on SKY where 39% of...
by warksclaret
Mon Feb 22, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time for a shakeup in training?
Replies: 66
Views: 2178

Re: Time for a shakeup in training?

Has the OP considered a job swap for 9 months
by warksclaret
Mon Feb 22, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our strikers in the last year
Replies: 47
Views: 2268

Re: Our strikers in the last year

CT-its an interesting but bleak stat, particularly when you see the great upturn in goals being scored in the PL since crowds stopped viewing live games For me there is a clear message there. None of them will be younger next season, or quicker, and if there is money to spend then this is an area fo...
by warksclaret
Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle In Real Trouble?
Replies: 79
Views: 5962

Re: Newcastle In Real Trouble?

If that is their next set of games after Palace, Fulham will have played 33 games...............with five to go,they'll need a point a game from the eight mentioned to even be in with a chance of staying up. They are quite capable of drawing games, even against top sides. Rest assured they will put...
by warksclaret
Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle In Real Trouble?
Replies: 79
Views: 5962

Re: Newcastle In Real Trouble?

36 will be enough to stay up this season. If we can't get 8 more points from the remaining games we have (one win and 4 draws?) then as others have said, we'll deserve to go down. As for Newcastle, from what I saw, they played well, yesterday. Trouble is you can play well and get nowt (albeit again...
by warksclaret
Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Todays football 20/02/21
Replies: 89
Views: 2323

Re: Todays football 20/02/21

Theres a few twists and turns yet. I know Newcastle are on a bad run, but for me a totally all round better team than Palace
by warksclaret
Sun Feb 21, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Moyes-Manager of the Year
Replies: 31
Views: 1009

Re: David Moyes-Manager of the Year

With absolutely no hesitation. He has transformed them. In fairness he has been rewarded with some fantastic recruitments. Even their loans-Lingard and Dawson playing some of the best football of their careers. Add to that their coaching staff and you start to realise why they have done so well
by warksclaret
Sun Feb 21, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: A point on an otherwise desperate day
Replies: 16
Views: 1160

Re: REPORT: A point on an otherwise desperate day

CT-I have no hesitation in giving you man of the match
by warksclaret
Sun Feb 21, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: With Hindsight
Replies: 48
Views: 2042

Re: With Hindsight

Its all academic if professionals cant to the bare basics. What does SD keep going about "getting the basics right. I am afraid 7 or 8 players had their worst game of the season, all coinciding with yesterday
by warksclaret
Sun Feb 21, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus wba
Replies: 915
Views: 9716

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus wba

That game is over we move on It may well be, but lets hope the manager, coaches and players learn from it, as we have 13 very important games to go, and for me there are only two really poor teams in the PL this year. As fans of our club we all know that we are just as capable of going on a winnles...
by warksclaret
Sun Feb 21, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Was this the worst Premier League game ever?
Replies: 46
Views: 1472

Re: Was this the worst Premier League game ever?

I think that was the point where I thought it really couldn't get any worse and started nervously, inexplicably laughing!!! :lol: :lol: ...and Corks 3 yard pass to a colleague except he hit it with his studs and it never reached our player. Would love to see the stats for the amount of passes made ...
by warksclaret
Sun Feb 21, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: James Tarkowski
Replies: 50
Views: 2819

Re: James Tarkowski

When he captained us v Fulham, he never stopped talking, and I am sure he kept Kevin Long focused. I mentioned yesterday we appeared "leaderless" v Albion. There was no one talkng trying to lift the team. I know Ben leads by example but there are times when you need to bark a little particularly whe...
by warksclaret
Sun Feb 21, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Michael Jolley
Replies: 22
Views: 2285

Re: Michael Jolley

How many times has he now been sacked since leaving us
by warksclaret
Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Points in next 4 games?
Replies: 53
Views: 2098

Re: Points in next 4 games?

Cant see any however optimistic I try to be
by warksclaret
Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Garlick
Replies: 61
Views: 3620

Re: Garlick

People keep saying how hard the January window was, but we need to collectively look at what business was done in the last 3 windows Forget money for a while, we have lost that "smartness" in the market, which existed until the past 2-3 seasons. This coincides with the creation of our our Technical ...
by warksclaret
Sat Feb 20, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche!
Replies: 428
Views: 7468

Re: Dyche!

I was pleased to see SD being very frank about our performance today. It wont feel as bad tomorrow and hopefully we see a re-invigorated display at Spurs, with certain people to come back from injury.Lets hope that was our "bad game", forgetting of course Bournemouth. A challenge for the coaches thi...
by warksclaret
Sat Feb 20, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 3 from 5 already
Replies: 256
Views: 16612

Re: 3 from 5 already

boatshed bill wrote:
Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:39 pm
A point a game gives us 41. I can see us doing that.
I said a few games ago we would average a point a game. Its just a bit worrying when after 180 minutes of playing WBA we could not score. Think we will finish now between 38 and 40
by warksclaret
Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche!
Replies: 428
Views: 7468

Re: Dyche!

I have to wonder what sort of coaching/team talk goes on during the game and half time when you see Westwood in particular trying to hit a cross in the "vicinty" of Vydra in their penalty area, surrounded by half a dozen Albion players. To make it worse the crosses not even being head height
by warksclaret
Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus wba
Replies: 915
Views: 9716

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus wba

We desperately needed a "leader" out there today. Ben should have been barking at them, as we got worse as the game got older.
by warksclaret
Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Terrible game
Replies: 72
Views: 2019

Re: Terrible game

10 attempts on goal, 6 on target for Albion. 6 attempts for us and one on target, versus bottom of the table with 10 men
by warksclaret
Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Positives from today
Replies: 64
Views: 1476

Re: Positives from today

Doesn't bode well for the rest of the season
by warksclaret
Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: favourite underdog
Replies: 55
Views: 938

Re: favourite underdog

Still pinching myself we did not lose by two or three goals
by warksclaret
Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Terrible game
Replies: 72
Views: 2019

Re: Terrible game

The problem is that there is no competition for places. Had we another game midweek, its likely the same 11 would start. Any other PL side would be making 4-5 changes
by warksclaret
Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v West Brom - Player Ratings
Replies: 105
Views: 2784

Re: Burnley v West Brom - Player Ratings

Pope 7
Lowton 5
Mee 5
Tarks 6
Taylor 5
McNeil 5
Cork 5
Westwood 4
Brownhill 4
Rodriguez 5
Vydra 4-cant see this guy scoring next season, let alone this one
by warksclaret
Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions v Te Baggies
Replies: 43
Views: 1543

Re: Predictions v Te Baggies

Few chances for either side 0-0 May have got the score right, but WBA should have won by 3-0 and we did not test their keeper. The sad thing is most of the Burnley players will have picked up £40k in their weekly wage packet, probably more than most Burnley fans earn a year (if they are not furloug...
by warksclaret
Sat Feb 20, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vehicle PCP
Replies: 9
Views: 1306

Re: Vehicle PCP

I used to train dealers on PCP as a way of selling new or used vehicles. Its not for everyone-it works really well if you are changing your car every 2, 3 or 4 years, and there is no major outlay of cash to find, meaning you are always in a new or nearly new vehicle and protected by all the warranti...
by warksclaret
Sat Feb 20, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions v Te Baggies
Replies: 43
Views: 1543

Re: Predictions v Te Baggies

Few chances for either side 0-0
by warksclaret
Fri Feb 19, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ryan Shawcross leaves Stoke City after 14yrs.
Replies: 22
Views: 1755

Re: Ryan Shawcross leaves Stoke City after 14yrs.

Think he got an England cat too (ex Man Utd of course), and yes some player about 10 years ago
by warksclaret
Fri Feb 19, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why don’t we have more utility players?
Replies: 27
Views: 1108

Re: Why don’t we have more utility players?

Peter Noble (mentioned above) was one of best utility players. Played at right back for one season before being used as an emergency striker. He was top scorer in Division one at one stage in 1973-74 season. From memory he scored hat-tracks against Newcastle, Middlesbrough and 4 against Norwich dur...
by warksclaret
Fri Feb 19, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why don’t we have more utility players?
Replies: 27
Views: 1108

Re: Why don’t we have more utility players?

Gone are those days-Peter Noble being one of our best ever utility players

As for outside our club Paul Madeley of Leeds (played in about 8 positions)
by warksclaret
Fri Feb 19, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 148
Views: 6697

Re: Robbie Brady

Forget the bitching about players,this board should not be used to slate players-thats the managers job to develop and guide players. However when you squad is small, when your budget on new recruitment is non existent , then you need people who can give you a "full shift". WE just cannot afford to ...
by warksclaret
Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If Dyche keeps us up this season is it his greatest achievement
Replies: 46
Views: 1899

Re: If Dyche keeps us up this season is it his greatest achievement

Personally I feel this year , if we stay up is as good as any. One point after 6 games, and all other PL sides strengthening immensely in the last 3 windows (us just Brownhill and a bench warmer), but its all down to opinions
by warksclaret
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Long
Replies: 88
Views: 3631

Re: Long

So you want a reserve defender from two sides almost nailed on for relegation? Right then. I did not say that-I dont see your logic in coming to that conclusion. I was making the point that there are subs on the bench in the PL on nothing like £60k a week. Apart from the two clubs I mentioned you a...
by warksclaret
Thu Feb 18, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The ins and outs for Saturday
Replies: 35
Views: 1964

Re: ARTICLE: The ins and outs for Saturday

We may be physically tired after the run of games. WBA will be mentally fatigued with having such a gap in points to try and make up. The two should balance out.
by warksclaret
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team news for WBA
Replies: 30
Views: 2718

Re: Team news for WBA

Biggest problem we have is Fatigue. Even Tarks looked shattered last night. West Brom will be very physical and that combined with our fatigue levels will make it a tough game. A win however will put us in a great position Fulham have a tough run in as follows Sheff U h Palace a Liverpool a Man C h...
by warksclaret
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Long
Replies: 88
Views: 3631

Re: Long

I don't think theres too many sitting on the benches of Sheff Utd and WBA on £60k a week
by warksclaret
Thu Feb 18, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Long
Replies: 88
Views: 3631

Re: Long

It may come as a shock to some but top quality Championship and average PL standard defenders will not come to Burnley to sit on the bench. This being most clearly demonstrated by Gibson. Long is adequate cover and perfect as he's happy to sit on the bench for a decade and step up when (rarely) nee...
by warksclaret
Thu Feb 18, 2021 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Long
Replies: 88
Views: 3631

Re: Long

And the silence in response is deafening...best draw a discreet veil over that bothersome fact. And how many of those 16 games were won, and how many of the other 22 games did we win where he did not feature. I would also say that the Mee/Tarkowski partnership is one of the strongest in the PL. You...