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by Colburn_Claret
Wed Jan 27, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Mighty Clarets v The Villains (matchday thread)
Replies: 295
Views: 4215

Re: The Mighty Clarets v The Villains (matchday thread)

Not perfect defending, but it was more a good goal than a cock up.
Need to respond now.
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 1466
Views: 115800

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

jrgbfc wrote:
Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:16 pm
If we want to sign young British players we have to accept you'll pay a premium. Your argument seems to be lets keep burying our head in the sand and putting in low bids that have no chance of being accepted.
Not at all, just we pay what we can afford, not what others can afford to waste.
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Jan 26, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 1466
Views: 115800

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

As someone has pointed out further up Spurs paid about 12 million for Rodon from Swansea. Which would suggest thats a lot closer to the going rate for a promising young centre back from the Championship. No, it suggests that that is what Spurs are willing to risk. They can afford to, apparently, ev...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Jan 26, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 1466
Views: 115800

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

When you look at premier league transfers, how many are actually good deals. For every good player, bought for a bargain, there must be 20 that prove well overpriced and never justify the fee. The truth is so many clubs are still more than willing to pay those over the top prices, and hope it works ...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Jan 26, 2021 8:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Burnley Triumvirate
Replies: 15
Views: 1249

Re: The Burnley Triumvirate

If Southgate saw the Man U and Liverpool games he will have seen the big errors from Ben in both games that have almost led to goals. Nick will be in the squad but behind Pickford and I don't think Tarkowski is ever going to be included now until he plays for a club that play in a different way to ...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Jan 25, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Cork for right midfield?
Replies: 48
Views: 1809

Re: Jack Cork for right midfield?

No

Great to have him back, but definitely no
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Jan 25, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scott Parker
Replies: 21
Views: 2712

Scott Parker

Looked shell shocked in his post match interview.
Almost Blackwellesque, after the Reading game.

I think he's just realised how big a challenge he has in keeping Fulham up, or maybe the realisation that he can't.
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Jan 24, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fulham Match Commentary...
Replies: 32
Views: 1877

Re: Fulham Match Commentary...

My stream sounded like Swedish.

He might have been brilliant, but I haven't a clue.
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Jan 24, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match Day Thread: Fulham vs Burnley
Replies: 441
Views: 5989

Re: Match Day Thread: Fulham vs Burnley

Great result, very good performance as well. Not taking anything away, but their second string isn't any good is it. They are finding it hard, but if they get injuries or suspensions, they could fall off a cliff. Our second string however, goes from strength to strength. So good to get so many playe...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Which one would you choose?
Replies: 16
Views: 795

Re: Which one would you choose?

League

One day in the sun will soon fade when set against 46 days in the shadows.
No reason why we can't push to achieve both though.
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How long left for Bruce?
Replies: 8
Views: 497

Re: How long left for Bruce?

He'd have gone by now at any other club.
Ashley isn't keen on paying compensation, thankfully.
Couple that with the fact that it isn't an attractive job for any potential replacement, a real poisoned chalice of a job.
ATM they looked damned if they do, and damned if they don't.
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche out?
Replies: 82
Views: 3183

Re: Dyche out?

Surely he can do a lot better than Celtic? Would be a strange move to me. There aren't many jobs out there, that guarantee a champions league spot every year. Add to that the 2 horse race for titles and I could see why he'd go there. The lazy man's route to the top table. I like Rafael, and it woul...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Footy (Sat)
Replies: 136
Views: 2317

Re: Today's Footy (Sat)

Cracking so far
I hope they can hang on, for so many reasons, but especially for Duffy
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: James Tarkowski
Replies: 83
Views: 4540

Re: James Tarkowski

Sadly I can't see him staying, even with the new owners. He only has a few years left to realise playing Champions League football and pushing for trophies ( I don't think he'll go to West Ham). You have to appreciate the way he has given his all for the team and manager during this season. Many, ma...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is That In The Top Three of Our PL wins?
Replies: 9
Views: 614

Re: Is That In The Top Three of Our PL wins?

No

But still a great result
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 111
Views: 3646

Re: Liverpool v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 9 mom
Lowton 8
Tarkowski 9
Mee 8
Taylor 8
Brady 5
Westwood 7
Brownhill 7
McNeil 8
Barnes 8
Wood 7

Pieters 7
Gudmundsson 6
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Dean
Replies: 20
Views: 1211

Re: Mike Dean

Dean does seem to be a lucky charm

A good game, nothing controversial, but we do get more of these results when officiating
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pool vs The Clarets
Replies: 637
Views: 6494

Re: Pool vs The Clarets

Speechless, but so 😊
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pool vs The Clarets
Replies: 637
Views: 6494

Re: Pool vs The Clarets

Brady ffs
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pool vs The Clarets
Replies: 637
Views: 6494

Re: Pool vs The Clarets

About as expected Brady has got into some good positions, picked the ball up in the right areas, but his use of the ball is bloody awful. In a game of percentages you'd think he could make one decent pass. If he's playing better than JBG, just how bad is Johanne. We can't ask for much more second ha...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your team and formation vs Liverpool
Replies: 77
Views: 2219

Re: Your team and formation vs Liverpool

Pope Bardsley Tarks Mee Taylor(hopefully) Brady Westwood Brownhill McNeil Rodriguez Vydra Bardsley puts a better ball in than Lowts, and occasionally has a good shot from distance. Liverpool would be more threatened by the pace of Vyds, and the spinning of Jay Rod, than lumping balls to Wood and Ash...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFS under scrutiny again
Replies: 44
Views: 2185

Re: BFS under scrutiny again

If he'd done anything wrong he wouldn't have said anything.
It's West Ham that have insisted on this, so BFS has rightly dropped them in it.
I doubt the prem will punish them though.
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 1466
Views: 115800

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

In a 4-4-2, Westwood and Brownhill will NOT be released to go further forward. A CM will only be given licence to drive forward or operate further forward if we play with 3 in the middle. In a 4-4-2, it’s not the job of our midfield to do this. They are asked to screen the CB’s and break up play. I...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Jan 18, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 1466
Views: 115800

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

Watching Shaqiri yesterday shows what we've lacked since SD4. Someone to thread a pass between the lines. I think Westwood and Brownhill are capable of doing this but are too far behind the front 2 to play it that way. By the time they are close enough the opposition are defensively set. We have no ...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Formation change needed
Replies: 36
Views: 1397

Re: Formation change needed

We do need to mix it more, especially chasing games, but 442 has served us well. Its the individual performances that are letting us down, not the formation.
We need players to stand up and be counted.
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Cotterill
Replies: 46
Views: 3460

Re: Steve Cotterill

Glad he's out of icu, a step in the right direction.

Get well soon Steve
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC complain to Amazon re: Saturday’s commentary
Replies: 28
Views: 2615

Re: BFC complain to Amazon re: Saturday’s commentary

There's only been 5 signings in the whole of the prem so far. It's hardly right to accuse us of not backing SD , when we are in the same boat as everyone else.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The thing about Brady
Replies: 55
Views: 2207

Re: The thing about Brady

The whole team is out of sorts, when it comes to creating and scoring. I don't think picking fault with any individual is right, because the thread could be about anyone outside the backline. They've shown in the past they have it in them, but to see so many out of sorts/lacking confidence at the sa...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Timothy Taylor’s Landlord
Replies: 76
Views: 2101

Re: Timothy Taylor’s Landlord

Landlord is a great beer, but I don't like bottled beer.

So tonight it's Tullamore Dew, a bottled opened at Christmas.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Toothless
Replies: 83
Views: 2901

Re: Toothless

Dyche on striker selection... “It’s not about loyalty," he said. "It’s about players I think are playing well, players that are active, players doing the job they’re meant to do.” Fair enough, seems they're following orders and doing their jobs. Maybe their jobs aren't to score 🤷🏻‍♂️ They are doing...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 118
Views: 3869

Re: West Ham v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 6 Lowton 6 Tarkowski 5 Mee 8* Pieters 6 Gudmundsson 5 Westwood 4 Brownhill 6 Brady 5 Barnes 5 Wood 5 McNeil 7 Vydra 6 Jay Rod 5 So many problems with the team. I don't blame Wood or Barnes, they all deserve criticism. The effort is always there, but we really look clueless when we attack. The f...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread
Replies: 802
Views: 9203

Re: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread

Dwight McNeil has no guile or skill on the ball? Am I watching the same bloke? Hes been nowhere near the players he was last season. Partly because the team around him is performing different to last season. For all his non stop effort, and twists and turns, who missed a chance that he set up.........
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread
Replies: 802
Views: 9203

Re: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread

wilks_bfc wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:06 pm
Maybe he should have said lack of effort going forward
It's called guile, or nous, not effort
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread
Replies: 802
Views: 9203

Re: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread

Really poor, got what we deserved You can't blame Wood and Barnes. We defend as a team, but we don't attack as a team. Brady, Westwood, Brownhill, Lowton even Dwight, have no ideas when we cross the halfway line. Lots of huff and puff, but no guile, no skill on the ball. All the passes into the fina...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread
Replies: 802
Views: 9203

Re: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread

Team look bereft of confidence, I don't know why after Tuesday, despite the defeat. The shooting throughout the team is awful. Robbies deadballs, are dead. Keep playing the ball behind the men out wide, so they are forced to turnback instead of try and get to the byline. So many things wrong, but we...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Manchester United - Player Ratings
Replies: 105
Views: 4155

Re: Burnley v Manchester United - Player Ratings

Pope 8 Lowton 7 Tarkowski 8 Mee 8 Pieters 7 JBG 7 Brownhill 7 Westwood 7 Brady 7 Wood 6 Barnes 7 McNeil 6 Marked all the players high because everyone of them gave 110%. Proud of them to a man, against a team on top of their form as well as the table we pushed them all the way. Every player on the p...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Manchester United - Match Thread
Replies: 594
Views: 8311

Re: Burnley v Manchester United - Match Thread

Good goal, but so sloppy giving it away in midfield
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Manchester United - Match Thread
Replies: 594
Views: 8311

Re: Burnley v Manchester United - Match Thread

Enjoyed that, a few niggly little mistakes costing us possession, but overall a very good, typical Burnley performance. I was dreading them sneaking one just before half time, so first job done. We always play better towards the Jimmy Mac, need to at least hold them for 25 mins, then if we're still ...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Manchester United - Match Thread
Replies: 594
Views: 8311

Re: Burnley v Manchester United - Match Thread

Wood and Barnes are due, and they both know they owe us one. I think if Jay was fully fit, he would have got the nod ahead of Ash.
It would be a good day for them to hush the doubting Thomas's.

UTC
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheff Utd v. Newcastle
Replies: 43
Views: 1765

Re: Sheff Utd v. Newcastle

I thought it was a pen, 2 players giving as good as they get, trying to win the ball. When Fernández thought he was going to lose the race he flicked the ball away from Sharps path.
Soft as muck, but a penalty.
United will probably get one for a lot less than that, tonight.
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheff Utd v. Newcastle
Replies: 43
Views: 1765

Re: Sheff Utd v. Newcastle

Definitely want Sheff Utd to win.
I dont think it will save them, but the run Newcastle are on could see them end up in the bottom 3.
Every chance Bruce will be sacked if they become the first to lose to the blades.
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our young players
Replies: 35
Views: 2057

Re: Our young players

At 21 you’re an adult. You’ve picked a profession, you’re earning money, and you’re able to take control of your own life, making your own decisions and working out the positive and negative consequences of those. Every player needs support, regardless of age at differing times in their career. Doe...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team and substitute selection
Replies: 9
Views: 956

Re: Team and substitute selection

Team selection was fine
Subs were OK, but too late

All we ever do is change players, like for like
We need to start changing shape and formation as well as the subs. We are far too predictable, therefore our subs give nothing new for the opposition to think about, just more of the same.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your Burnley XI
Replies: 33
Views: 1385

Re: Your Burnley XI

Pope
Lowton Tarks Mee Taylor
JBG Brownhill Westwood McNeil
Rodriguez Wood


JBG and Brady a close call
Lowton only just ahead of Bardsley
The rest are nailed on
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wood and Barnes
Replies: 105
Views: 3433

Re: Wood and Barnes

Very refreshing to hear Dyche come out state the following “ The chance count was really high, the chances on target & the quality chances - you have got to take them. "I think on today's quality of chances I have got to look at the centre forwards today & put a bit of pressure on them” About blood...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v MK - Player Ratings
Replies: 73
Views: 3011

Re: Burnley v MK - Player Ratings

Norris 8 for the penalties saved. did nothing wrong for the goal conceded, and I do like a keeper that leaves his line to collect the ball. Bardsley 7 Tarkowski 6 Mee 7 Pieters 6 JBG 6 got in some good positions, but so hit and miss with his deliveries Cork 8 mom gets my nod because it was a great e...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wood and Barnes
Replies: 105
Views: 3433

Re: Wood and Barnes

Really poor finishing first half, second half non existent. Wood is getting into good positions, and missing chances he should bury. I'm guessing that he's trying too hard. In training you don't even think about the chances, you just take them. In the game he's over thinking it, and missing because ...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets v MKD Match thread
Replies: 1011
Views: 12328

Re: Clarets v MKD Match thread

Glad we're through, still feel for MKD.
If Sean can't look back at that game, and not see where the weaknesses are, in personnel and especially tactics, he'll never learn.