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by bfcmik
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pool vs The Clarets
Replies: 637
Views: 6297

Re: Pool vs The Clarets

texasbrit wrote:
Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:49 pm
Barnes WILL get sent off 2nd half if he stays on
Or he may win AND SCORE a penalty :)
by bfcmik
Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pool vs The Clarets
Replies: 637
Views: 6297

Re: Pool vs The Clarets

Disgusting from Dyche not even trying to change it. No other manager would stick with these 2 given the goal draught and the fact Dyche doesn't nor change formation is the exact reason he hasn't gone to a bigger club nor likely too Who does he bring in? The striker who hasn't scored in 20+ PL outin...
by bfcmik
Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pool vs The Clarets
Replies: 637
Views: 6297

Re: Pool vs The Clarets

Based on the fact that at 9.00pm tonight when the second half gets underway it will be the 21st hour of the 21st day of the 21st year of the 21st century I'm going for a 2-1 scoreline tonight. But in Burnleys favour of course :) The 21st hour starts at 8pm and ends at 9pm as the day starts with 00:...
by bfcmik
Thu Jan 21, 2021 1:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would you consider the FA Cup tie as having been televised?
Replies: 27
Views: 1435

Re: Would you consider the FA Cup tie as having been televised?

I would say no. They were only available online and weren’t even available to be watched on tv through an app unlike the games on amazon. So I would say no due to the FA player and The football league player can not be watched on a smart TV (other then through another app but my point is they don’t...
by bfcmik
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Snow
Replies: 34
Views: 3581

Re: Snow

What is snow? We don't get it here in Solihull (certainly not the laying stuff for more than a couple of hours at a time)
by bfcmik
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your advice to Alan Pace...
Replies: 99
Views: 3021

Re: Your advice to Alan Pace...

If there are any unsold home seats 2 hours before a home match kickoff then sell them off cheap for £10-20 They can be known as ‘cheap seats’ 🙂 I can just see the 20,000 person queue at 1pm, or whatever time is relevant, as all those tight gits who believe, "reducing the prices will put more bums o...
by bfcmik
Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets take on Wolves today in Premier League 2
Replies: 18
Views: 1472

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets take on Wolves today in Premier League 2

0-0 Full time. 15 points now - which is 2 more than Reading and Newcastle at the bottom of the division, though they have 2 and 1 game in hand respectively, and 2 behind Aston Villa in the final play-off spot!
by bfcmik
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best English,Welsh,Scottish,Irish,Northern Irish Claret you have watched?
Replies: 23
Views: 720

Re: Best English,Welsh,Scottish,Irish,Northern Irish Claret you have watched?

I’m assuming it’s not based on performances for Burnley but mine are. England: Brian O’Neil Scotland: Willie Morgan Wales: Leighton James N Ireland: Jimmy McIlroy Rep of Ireland: Stephen Ward I wouldn't disagree with any of those but would have been a toss up with Trevor Stephen for me except that ...
by bfcmik
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Only 5 PL signings so far
Replies: 26
Views: 1630

Re: Only 5 PL signings so far

Stevie Morgan wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:49 pm
Poor man's Devil's Advocate
You could have stopped at 'Poor'
by bfcmik
Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Players laughing and joking at full time
Replies: 79
Views: 4048

Re: Players laughing and joking at full time

I thought the idea was to play the 90 minutes as hard as you can then shake hands (or bump fists) after the final whistle and move on. Nothing you can do about anything once the game has finished. These guys work in a profession that has relatively few workers and even fewer at the elite level they ...
by bfcmik
Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Toothless
Replies: 83
Views: 2855

Re: Toothless

what do you expect when our main attacking tactic is to lump it long, pick the ball up in the middle of the park, knock it to someone out wide, usually about 30/40 yards out and launch it in the box. If it's the full back it's a long diagonal, if it's the winger about 25 yards out after cutting bac...
by bfcmik
Sat Jan 16, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 118
Views: 3702

Re: West Ham v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope - 7
Pieters - 6
Tarky - 6
Mee - 6
Lowton - 7
Gudmunson - 6
Westwood - 7 (Would have been an 8 if it was the 2nd half alone)
Brownhill - 6
Brady - 6
Wood - 6
Barnes - 6

Vydra - 6
McNeil - 7
Rodriguez - 6
by bfcmik
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread
Replies: 802
Views: 8733

Re: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread

Good grief! I just came on here to read this thread. I'm off again now for a half bottle of antidepressants! Is there a match thread for people who support Burnley (not without question but look for positives rather than ****)? Most of the last 3 pages are full of posts slating various players. If I...
by bfcmik
Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quiz: London landmarks
Replies: 14
Views: 658

Re: Quiz: London landmarks

A 6 for me and I double guessed myself a couple of times.
by bfcmik
Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season Ticket Direct Debits
Replies: 54
Views: 2382

Re: Season Ticket Direct Debits

Is the March payment the first for the following season or the last one for the Season 2020-2021? I think new payments start in March so February would be the last payment for Season 20120-2021. Just checked my bank statement. It says 1st payment next to the April dd payment so march will be the la...
by bfcmik
Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season Ticket Direct Debits
Replies: 54
Views: 2382

Re: Season Ticket Direct Debits

I think the March payment is the last one as I seem to remember it all restarts in April. Could be last payment April though tbh.
by bfcmik
Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season Ticket Direct Debits
Replies: 54
Views: 2382

Re: Season Ticket Direct Debits

I have continued the direct debits for my Season Ticket. Does anyone know exactly in which month the payments for Season 2020-2021 end and when the payments for Season 2021-2022 would begin? If we have completed the payments for Season 2020-2021 and these are moved on to Season 2021-2022, what happ...
by bfcmik
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Perspective.....
Replies: 34
Views: 1527

Re: Perspective.....

kentonclaret wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:51 pm
"On another day Vids scores 2"

Vydra scoring twice in a PL game for Burnley this season?

I hope that day comes against West Ham in our next scheduled match. :P
I just hope Burnley actually score 2 (or more) in a PL game (or any game for that matter) for only the 2nd time this season!
by bfcmik
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referee; Kevin Friend
Replies: 46
Views: 2207

Re: Referee; Kevin Friend

I think he had the final decision as he watched it on the monitor For certain if it had been Westwood on Fernandes or Pogba it would have been red and they wouldn’t have stood up yet I thought Pogba was hit hard, and painfully, on a number of occasions but got on with it pretty quickly each time. I...
by bfcmik
Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Manchester United - Player Ratings
Replies: 105
Views: 2989

Re: Burnley v Manchester United - Player Ratings

Pope 8
Lowton 6
Tarkowski 7
Mee 7
Pieters 7
Brady 7
Westwood 6
Brownhill 6
Gudmundsson 6
Barnes 7
Wood 4

McNeil 6
by bfcmik
Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Manchester United - Match Thread
Replies: 594
Views: 7963

Re: Burnley v Manchester United - Match Thread

I think it is obvious that if you pit a team who cost a total of £43M against a team who cost almost 11 times as much that you need the opposition to play somewhat below their strengths and/or be very wasteful in front of goal. For all their second half dominance and slick passing I don't think they...
by bfcmik
Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steele
Replies: 54
Views: 3199

Re: Steele

If Keogh had done that "handball" in the Newport v Brighton game, he would have been sent off, but it wouldn't have been sent off according to the rules. The rules said he shouldn't be sent off; the problem would have been that the ref didn't assess the rules correctly. Why wouldn't it have complie...
by bfcmik
Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds U23 Game Free On YouTube
Replies: 120
Views: 4781

Re: Leeds U23 Game Free On YouTube

Leisure wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:31 pm
Anyone got any idea who the trialist is? According to Flashscore he's from Stenhousemuir.
It says that but when you look it is just that Stenhousemuir were the last team to play a trialist
by bfcmik
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs v Villa
Replies: 11
Views: 1011

Re: Spurs v Villa

FA Cup rules say you can't postpone for Covid - it is play or forfeit. Has been that way since the preliminary rounds. I think every round before the 1st had teams forfeiting. It is the same in the FA's Trophy and Vase competitions too.
by bfcmik
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team and substitute selection
Replies: 9
Views: 944

Re: Team and substitute selection

Billy Mercer was seen on camera at the start of the match coming out onto the pitch with Sean Dyche. Didn't Ian Woan test positive at the re-start of last season? Ian Woan may have been a contact and therefore required to self-isolate. The missing players may have been a mix of positive tests and d...
by bfcmik
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets v MKD Match thread
Replies: 1011
Views: 11894

Re: Clarets v MKD Match thread

That’s a fair argument, but it will only have a real chance to work, in most matches, if they are replaced soon after the hour not for the last 10 minutes. Barnes & JBG were both left on 20 minutes too long today. Would not disagree with that at all. Wood have have been hooked at half time for me a...
by bfcmik
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v MK - Player Ratings
Replies: 73
Views: 2869

Re: Burnley v MK - Player Ratings

Norris 6 - Should have done better for their goal
Bardsley 5
Tarks 6
Mee 6
Pieters 5
Brady 6
Stephens 6
Cork 6
JBG 5
Barnes 5
Wood 4

Vydra 6
Benson 6
Mumbongo 6
Glennon 6
Lowton 5

We played like we had decided it was an easy win before we walked out - and we all know how that works!
by bfcmik
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets v MKD Match thread
Replies: 1011
Views: 11894

Re: Clarets v MKD Match thread

West Brom go to pens v Blackpool
by bfcmik
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets v MKD Match thread
Replies: 1011
Views: 11894

Re: Clarets v MKD Match thread

I thought people sent off had to leave the field of play. Their manager standing within shouting distance of the pitch.
by bfcmik
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets v MKD Match thread
Replies: 1011
Views: 11894

Re: Clarets v MKD Match thread

SD putting Glennon and Mumbongo in the loan market shop window
by bfcmik
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets v MKD Match thread
Replies: 1011
Views: 11894

Re: Clarets v MKD Match thread

MT03ALG wrote:
Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:57 pm
Vydra has made all the difference and must start against United
There is an argument that says the hard work Wood and Barnes do to wear down the defenders slows them down enough for players like Vydra to make that impact. I have to say Vydra rarely look like a worldbeater when he has started games
by bfcmik
Sat Jan 09, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets v MKD Match thread
Replies: 1011
Views: 11894

Re: Clarets v MKD Match thread

So, it was no pen for the trip on Barnes but a slight touch from Wood is enough to rescind a red. Don't know why we even think VAR will ever be any use. Stephens having a poor game to date and none of JBG, Brady, Pieters or Bardsley, Barnes and Wood doing much to show why they warrant a 1st team pla...
by bfcmik
Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where will the FA Cup shocks be
Replies: 19
Views: 976

Re: Where will the FA Cup shocks be

I think the shock will be that no PL side lose to a lower division side!
by bfcmik
Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: We’ll be treating this game just as importantly as the next one
Replies: 1
Views: 208

Re: ARTICLE: We’ll be treating this game just as importantly as the next one

What he meant was, "We'll be treating this game just as importantly as the next one .. but we may use it to put some competitive minutes into the legs of players returning from injury and a collection of bench warmers/squad/u23 players to make up the 20."
by bfcmik
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's footy
Replies: 35
Views: 1470

Re: Tonight's footy

Bayern Munich went 0-2 up away at Moenchengladbach but the home team now lead 3-2
by bfcmik
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's footy
Replies: 35
Views: 1470

Re: Tonight's footy

Wolves 1-0 Crystal Palace HT Traore
by bfcmik
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where will the FA Cup shocks be
Replies: 19
Views: 976

Re: Where will the FA Cup shocks be

As long as there isn't one at Turf Moor I'll be happy.
by bfcmik
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New players - what Dyche needs to know
Replies: 30
Views: 2393

Re: New players - what Dyche needs to know

We paid £15 million for Chris Wood from the Championship, Vydra was £10M, Hendrick just a few quid short of that (depending on which reports you read). And they were all enough years ago that they would cost far more if we were trying to buy them or someone similar nowadays
by bfcmik
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New players - what Dyche needs to know
Replies: 30
Views: 2393

Re: New players - what Dyche needs to know

I think it would work the other way round. Pace would ask Dyche what he thinks is essential now and what he will need in future windows. Then he will ask who, and what sort of price range, Dyche sees for potential fits that he believes fill those essential buys. Then he will OK them or say that is n...
by bfcmik
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mee Nominated For POTM
Replies: 12
Views: 486

Re: Mee Nominated For POTM

by bfcmik
Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD press conference at 4pm
Replies: 114
Views: 6281

Re: SD press conference at 4pm

Hmmmm bet Sheff Utd owners are thinking just that ??? BREWSTER 23.4M RAMSDALE 18.4M If its not broke don't fix it. That was more than a little something LOL. Ramsdale is a good keeper but, as we found with Joe Hart, managing the defence is an essential part of making a team more successful. Persona...
by bfcmik
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD press conference at 4pm
Replies: 114
Views: 6281

Re: SD press conference at 4pm

What are you saying then ? if the new owners were in place May 2020 we would have been far more active in the summer transfer window ? thats when we needed the boost, now we virtually have a full squad to play and pick from and have a "reasonable" points tally so why the urgency now ? Sometimes you...
by bfcmik
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: has anyone stopped drinking completely?
Replies: 130
Views: 9299

Re: has anyone stopped drinking completely?

I don't drink at home at all so the current restrictions mean this will be an alcohol free January, and probably February too! I had a glass of wine with Christmas lunch at my daughter's house but that is it within the last 3 months!
by bfcmik
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: chafing during exercise
Replies: 42
Views: 1139

Re: chafing during exercise

I'm a old, big chap and used to chafe a lot whilst playing walking football but that has stopped since I started using Under Armour compression shirts and compression long-fitting under shorts
by bfcmik
Wed Jan 06, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Player & MK Dons
Replies: 139
Views: 6652

Re: Our FA Cup tie on Saturday...

FA Player
by bfcmik
Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Book Recommendations: Field Marshall Montgomery
Replies: 13
Views: 501

Re: Book Recommendations: Field Marshall Montgomery

Another reason was the price 'we' paid in blood for the blunders of the WW1 generals. Montgomery didn't want to go down in history in the same way that Haig had. Montgomery always had an eye on posterity. I saw a Monty interview with the famous historian Lord Taylor where he describes how his exper...
by bfcmik
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Bruce
Replies: 70
Views: 5900

Re: Steve Bruce

Rodgers never played for a top club though. Neither did Wenger, or Jose. Not sure Fergie did tbh As a player Fergie reached the Inter_City Fairs Cup semi-finals on 2 occasions with Rangers. As a manager he won the European Cup-Winners Cup with Aberdeen so I think it is fair to say he had reasonable...
by bfcmik
Mon Jan 04, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New board, new approach - better communication!
Replies: 121
Views: 4933

Re: New board, new approach - better communication!

That nails it on the head for me the way i feel about the ticket office. The newer staff have been good, however the staff that have been there years as you say have treated myself with such disregard i would have taken my business elsewhere had i not had been a fan of the club. I think they know t...
by bfcmik
Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sunday Times article
Replies: 29
Views: 3239

Re: Sunday Times article

To me, it looks like she had the Sean Dyche paragraph already sort of written then realised she needed an article to go round it if it was to be published.