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by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR at the Euros
Replies: 9
Views: 989

Re: VAR at the Euros

Tbh I’d sooner they scrap it full stop
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Club or country
Replies: 55
Views: 1569

Re: Club or country

As for me. Burnley every time by an absolute mile. I used to get a proper buzz watching England on tv until 2006. From then on I didn’t have the same feeling. Perhaps from missing 2008 then that crap show in 2010. Ironically I started travelling around then and went to both of the last lots of euros...
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR at the Euros
Replies: 9
Views: 989

Re: VAR at the Euros

Denmark penalty anyone?
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Club or country
Replies: 55
Views: 1569

Re: Club or country

ClaretTony wrote:
Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:02 pm
I want England to win but no doubt there’s more interest for me with a Burnley player in the team. I loved watching Northern Ireland in 1982 with Billy Hamilton playing.
So Czech Republic for you next week?
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Jun 12, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Hockney at the R.A.
Replies: 24
Views: 1004

Re: David Hockney at the R.A.

# Me To. a northern lad made good I like his work and hes had an interesting life..I've seen the odd documentary.. I'm sure a film would be a winner not sure if theres been one. I liken him to Alan Bennett maybe that's the Yorkshire in him though.. another interesting Character. His work is (or was...
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Jun 12, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Games
Replies: 292
Views: 5825

Re: Today's Games

Southgate and our players don’t even want to speak to the media. And rightly so. Yet eriksens teammates and opponents are being made to play.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Jun 12, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Games
Replies: 292
Views: 5825

Re: Today's Games

Match restarting. Absolutely shocking imo.
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Jun 11, 2021 12:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Middle class idiots going on holiday
Replies: 204
Views: 6813

Re: Middle class idiots going on holiday

nil_desperandum wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:36 pm


But if you were furloughed you couldn't take on another job to top up your furlough money. You were still employed by your company.
Yes you can. You are allowed to work while on furlough. Just not for your employer.
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Jun 11, 2021 12:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Middle class idiots going on holiday
Replies: 204
Views: 6813

Re: Middle class idiots going on holiday

How do you get £40,000? £100,000 minus something in the region of £40,000 / £50,000 saved in tax / insurance / pension (+ £32,000 furlough income) leaves a shortfall of around £20,000 [minus all the savings on daily outgoings, travel etc. and the option of taking mortgage payment holidays etc]. So ...
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Jun 11, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Middle class idiots going on holiday
Replies: 204
Views: 6813

Re: Middle class idiots going on holiday

Greenmile wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:22 pm
Fly planes
well done that man :D
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Jun 11, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thicker lines for VAR offsides
Replies: 26
Views: 1464

Re: Thicker lines for VAR offsides

minnieclaret wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 10:18 pm
It won’t work until they go off the micro-chip in the boot. Wenger says it’s coming and I can’t wait.
Havent we all just had it injected?
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Jun 11, 2021 12:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fitzpatricks
Replies: 55
Views: 4133

Re: Fitzpatricks

Absolutely bang on. I read the earlier comments this morning, and didn’t get why there were so many sneering at this. What would people prefer? The property to remain vacant and an eyesore? I don’t know the Fernavs personally, but I went to Habergham with them. Local people trying to make a go of i...
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Jun 11, 2021 12:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fitzpatricks
Replies: 55
Views: 4133

Re: Fitzpatricks

Burnley's got the tourism winning ticket because of the landscape and there's still enough left to make it better than Hebden Bridge, I've said it before. It's only beer after all. Funnily enough went for a drive after work tonight went into Hebden and onto Howarth and back home and commented on ho...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fitzpatricks
Replies: 55
Views: 4133

Re: Fitzpatricks

This forum all over this. Someone’s taken on a pub. At the worse ever time to take on a pub. Done a good job of it. And it draws criticism. They’ve done a good job of making the Thornton a very popular pub. So they definitely know what they’re doing and good luck to them. Can only be good for the to...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dear England
Replies: 85
Views: 3309

Re: Dear England

Yes you raise an important aspect that in 2018 we went to Russia with little or zero expectations, and it was a pleasant surprise to many we got as far as the semi final, and that Croatia game was frustrating because we could have had the match sewn up by HT, however we were wasteful, and it bit us...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Middle class idiots going on holiday
Replies: 204
Views: 6813

Re: Middle class idiots going on holiday

I accept that some high earners will have had to take a drop in income due to furlough, but I assume your £100,000 figure is gross, and I would expect most high earners to be paying around 50% in taxes, NI, pension etc. Add to this the likelihood that their outgoings would be massively down if they...
by cricketfieldclarets
Wed Jun 09, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Middle class idiots going on holiday
Replies: 204
Views: 6813

Re: Middle class idiots going on holiday

This thread shows why social distancing isn’t a bad thing.
by cricketfieldclarets
Wed Jun 09, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wade Elliott's best goals..
Replies: 23
Views: 1346

Re: Wade Elliott's best goals..

Was great out wide for us. But actually liked him playing inside as well.

Great delivery on him. At his peak would get in our side now. Proper Dyche player.
by cricketfieldclarets
Wed Jun 09, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dear England
Replies: 85
Views: 3309

Re: Dear England

GS is great at charming the media, but TBH I couldn't care less about his PR ability as he'll rightly be judged on results, now in Russia we didn't fare too badly, but the disappointment in losing to Croatia was palpable, and if England are to make the last 4 or better in this tournament we'll need...
by cricketfieldclarets
Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VACANCY: Transition Goalkeeping Coach
Replies: 24
Views: 1319

Re: VACANCY: Transition Goalkeeping Coach

TheFamilyCat wrote:
Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:59 pm
Pardon my ignorance but what is transition goalkeeping?
It’s for the gender neutral clarets.
by cricketfieldclarets
Wed Jun 09, 2021 12:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dear England
Replies: 85
Views: 3309

Re: Dear England

joey13 wrote:
Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:33 pm
Are you 6 ?
One of many who just want him to fail.

To me he has had good results when it matters. Is a progressive manager. Carries himself well and leads by example.

Judge him after the tournament. He didnt do too bad at the last one.
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Middle class idiots going on holiday
Replies: 204
Views: 6813

Re: Middle class idiots going on holiday

Bosscat wrote:
Tue Jun 08, 2021 4:29 pm
Why not just lob it in the locals gardens like the rest 🙄
Don’t be stupid. That’s where the dog **** bags go.
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Jun 08, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Middle class idiots going on holiday
Replies: 204
Views: 6813

Re: Middle class idiots going on holiday

BurnleyFC wrote:
Tue Jun 08, 2021 3:01 pm
That sounds like a plan. I’m going to suggest this to my extended family too.
Only issue is lack of bins. So you do have to bag your rubbish up and leave it outside the pendle inn. But that aside i would recommend it.
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Jun 08, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Full stadium's for season opener
Replies: 35
Views: 2740

Re: Full stadium's for season opener

Silkyskills1 wrote:
Tue Jun 08, 2021 1:08 pm
Not so good news just announced for Gr. Manchester and Lancashire.
In the immediate short term perhaps. But assuming the delays are only for a couple of weeks to 4 max, we should absolutely be back in business in August.
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Jun 08, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Middle class idiots going on holiday
Replies: 204
Views: 6813

Re: Middle class idiots going on holiday

Personally I'd rather stay in this country this year. Going to holiday at Pendle holiday Park. Some lovely walks in and around Pendle and loads of places to eat and drink in Barley. Good thing is you can have a beer and leave the car down in the village. Get some food and an ice cream. Nice park whe...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Full stadium's for season opener
Replies: 35
Views: 2740

Re: Full stadium's for season opener

I am pretty sure we will be back to full houses by then. Very slight chance of no away fans. But once all adults have been offered 1 x dose and all elderly / vulnerable 2 then can’t see why not. If we aren’t permitted to take any reasonable risk the fallout will be huge. Many people (not in governme...
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Jun 04, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets off to Russia but three say no thanks to new deals
Replies: 13
Views: 1925

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets off to Russia but three say no thanks to new deals

martin_p wrote:
Fri Jun 04, 2021 1:19 pm
Did Ian Measham also subsequently accept the terms (or an improved offer)? Pretty sure he was part of the 91/92 team.
Like an express train at times that season!
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 03, 2021 9:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Peacock-Farrell gets international call
Replies: 41
Views: 2580

Re: ARTICLE: Peacock-Farrell gets international call

Good for him. Hope he proves me and the others very wrong. Keep it up lad.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goal of the season competition
Replies: 1
Views: 189

Re: Goal of the season competition

I never knew Matt Lowton posted on here. 😎
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 03, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The 2021 Copa América v Euros
Replies: 11
Views: 813

Re: The 2021 Copa América v Euros

Ridiculous that any cross country / continent tournaments are happening at all. From someone who wants football to resume normally ASAP.

Should have just continued with domestic fixtures for the next year.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diego Costa
Replies: 45
Views: 3502

Re: Diego Costa

gandhisflipflop wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:42 pm
Surely we can compete with Besiktas
Funnily enough Keith and I were there just a few months back doing a bit of scouting. Got back stage access for the game with Hateyspor. Seriously impressive set up and if they want him they’ve git every chance.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diego Costa
Replies: 45
Views: 3502

Re: Diego Costa

Pearcey wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:30 pm
In talks with Besiktas according to Twitter.
Keith is?
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diego Costa
Replies: 45
Views: 3502

Re: Diego Costa

Chester Perry wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:05 pm
How many additional shirts at a 7% margin would costa Sell and how would that factor to his wages - No player has ever justified their sale/signing in shirt sales as Florentino Perez knows
Ian Wright paid for his free transfer several times over.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diego Costa
Replies: 45
Views: 3502

Re: Diego Costa

WazzaClaret wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:12 pm
This would be mental :lol:
Is there an actual link?
Just been having coffee with Keith that’s all Wazza but he knows his stuff.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diego Costa
Replies: 45
Views: 3502

Re: Diego Costa

Goobs wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 3:48 pm
Bloody hell CFC. Is business that slow at the moment? Maybe you need to get back to Daisy and fill your time filming videos with Qaz..... Sorry "the Venky's" so we don't get these daft posts 🤣
Couldn’t be busier, fortunately. 😎😎

I do occasionally get a break mind.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diego Costa
Replies: 45
Views: 3502

Re: Diego Costa

broken yes smashed no, not in such uncertain times, when we are desperately clawing for additional revenues and finding are cash reserves so heavily depleted It would be a lot cheaper to bring in a specialist coach, like Newcastle did earlier this year - the transformation was remarkable, without a...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diego Costa
Replies: 45
Views: 3502

Re: Diego Costa

Claret Till I Die wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:06 pm
Was he eating a boiled egg when he thought of Gaz Evans ?
A baked potato. With chilli and cheese.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diego Costa
Replies: 45
Views: 3502

Re: Diego Costa

indeed a smashed salary ceiling for a temporary stop gap, is there anything he do on the development side for our kids? It has to be broken at some point. Why would any player worth his salt complain if we brought in one of the greatest strikers in a generation? His experience and ability to mentor...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diego Costa
Replies: 45
Views: 3502

Re: Diego Costa

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:55 pm
The club wouldn't even take on Costa Coffee
Ironically it was over the road in Rhode Island where Keith mentioned this. Perhaps one to many espressos. But I would love this to be true. What a statement.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diego Costa
Replies: 45
Views: 3502

Re: Diego Costa

Claret Till I Die wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:49 pm
To be fair he knows a striker when he sees one
Think he was influential in Gaz Evans big money move to Burnley United circa 1994.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diego Costa
Replies: 45
Views: 3502

Diego Costa

Word on the street is that we are interested in replacing Barnes with Diego Costa.

Straight from the mouth of Keith Blackburn who knows his stuff when it comes to BFC.

Keith broke the news about us signing Will Norris among others.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat May 29, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions for tomorrow's games.
Replies: 126
Views: 1875

Re: Guardiola

Don’t think it’s about being clueless- and they have mastered football with the false 9. But it’s very rare he’s not played rodri nor Fernandinho. De Bruyne has not been deployed in that position effectively this season. I was shocked he played there looked out of sorts all night until his exit. Ex...
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat May 29, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions for tomorrow's games.
Replies: 126
Views: 1875

Re: Guardiola

Pep has tore sides apart with a false nine system so many times, They lose one and he’s clueless and at fault Ten years since he won the champions league now. That’s ultimately what he will be judged by. Especially at city. But he didn’t do it with an unbelievable Bayern side and can’t do it with a...
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat May 29, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea city in Porto
Replies: 99
Views: 3518

Re: Chelsea city in Porto

Well done Chelsea, a desrved win. Pep got his starting eleven wrong and Chelsea took advantage. Also, what great game from the referee: he saw everything, he didn't get fooled by players rolling about, he was in complete control throughout witbout any histrionics. I hope our PL refs were watching t...
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat May 29, 2021 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea city in Porto
Replies: 99
Views: 3518

Re: Chelsea city in Porto

NewClaret wrote:
Sat May 29, 2021 10:18 pm
We should start importing refs as well as players!!

Although I wasn’t so sure about the handball incident. I’d like to see that again.
He was!
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat May 29, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea city in Porto
Replies: 99
Views: 3518

Re: Chelsea city in Porto

gandhisflipflop wrote:
Sat May 29, 2021 8:56 pm
Timo Werner is bloody awful
Was key in the goal. But no composure. Reminds me of Vydra.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat May 29, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea city in Porto
Replies: 99
Views: 3518

Re: Chelsea city in Porto

Jimmymaccer wrote:
Sat May 29, 2021 8:05 pm
But fantastic to see fans back...................
Agree that was special.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat May 29, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions for tomorrow's games.
Replies: 126
Views: 1875

Re: Guardiola

Vino blanco wrote:
Sat May 29, 2021 10:14 pm
I tbought in the pre-match interviews Tuchel appeared much more focused and "in control" than Pep.
He rumbled him a few games ago.

Pep dropping big players for that semi final. Pure arrogance.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat May 29, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions for tomorrow's games.
Replies: 126
Views: 1875

Re: Guardiola

Foshiznik wrote:
Sat May 29, 2021 10:13 pm
Referee was great. English referees take note of this and how he used VAR in particular
Spot on
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat May 29, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions for tomorrow's games.
Replies: 126
Views: 1875

Re: Guardiola

Absolutely bizarre starting line up. Having said that if Harry Kane were in city's starting line up tonight I believe the outcome would still be the same. Chelsea did a proper job on them. Oh and the referee were superb. I disagree there were three or four chances where there was no striker in sigh...