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by Vino blanco
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tubby Football Players
Replies: 67
Views: 1789

Re: Tubby Football Players

William 'Fatty' Foulke played in goal for Sheffield United in the 1900's and as top weight he got up to 24 stone. He also played some first class games as a cricketer.
by Vino blanco
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hampstead Claret RIP
Replies: 161
Views: 5804

Re: Hampstead Claret RIP

Old Clarets never die, they just fade away..............
by Vino blanco
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: On This Day 1991
Replies: 34
Views: 2066

Re: On This Day 1991

I remember it like it was almost yesterday, but where have those years gone?
by Vino blanco
Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Georgia v Rep of Ireland
Replies: 8
Views: 573

Re: Georgia v Rep of Ireland

John O'Shea, the co-commentator, sounds like he's taken about 6 Valium tablets before the game, what a monotone, boring sod.
by Vino blanco
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Georgia v Rep of Ireland
Replies: 8
Views: 573

Re: Georgia v Rep of Ireland

I'm watching basically because I've nothing else to do. Is it me, or is international football getting worse?
by Vino blanco
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next Saturday
Replies: 15
Views: 1739

Re: Next Saturday

I remember the game quite well. We organised transport from the Rose & Crown to get down there. There were two sets of us, the 'older end' (my mates and I)' plus quite a few of the younger lads (17 to 20 year olds). About half a dozen of the younger end got arrested for fighting with the police ...
by Vino blanco
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Prostate cancer advice please- newly diagnosed
Replies: 47
Views: 5315

Re: Prostate cancer advice please- newly diagnosed

Excellent news, good man, rock on!!
by Vino blanco
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Czech Republic vs England
Replies: 153
Views: 3500

Re: Czech Republic vs England

Pickford, Keane, Maguire, Rice!!, Maguire, Henderson, the guy on the right wing, Mount are all garbage: they are not international footballers.
by Vino blanco
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Down Th'Imp
Replies: 42
Views: 1853

Re: Down Th'Imp

There's been a few mentions on here for Booker T and the MGs. Trivia fact, his full name was Booker Taliaferro Jones Jr.. The reason for the band being called the MG's is not absolutely certain, though it is reckoned it stood for Memphis Group.
by Vino blanco
Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If you wonder why we are doing the foodbank collections
Replies: 31
Views: 1608

Re: If you wonder why we are doing the foodbank collections

Fantastic initiative, well done to all concerned.
by Vino blanco
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Down Th'Imp
Replies: 42
Views: 1853

Re: Down Th'Imp

Where's my name on that list? In the sixties I played drums for a band called The Purple Hearts and we played down the Imp two or three times. We actually played on the Wednesday or Thursday night when the Beatles played at the weekend.
by Vino blanco
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scottish Football - Nothing Without the Old Firm.
Replies: 13
Views: 815

Re: Scottish Football - Nothing Without the Old Firm.

SPL = Scottish Pub League.
by Vino blanco
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kamara
Replies: 18
Views: 2265

Re: Kamara

Kamara actually pointed out that as Tarkowski was doing his blocking job on half the Everton defence, he actually looks back to check if Hendrick is coming in. Well spotted Kammy.
by Vino blanco
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nick Pope - positioning.
Replies: 43
Views: 2957

Re: Nick Pope - positioning.

You are right Tony, but I disagree with the England manager, not sure if he reads this message board though.
by Vino blanco
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nick Pope - positioning.
Replies: 43
Views: 2957

Re: Nick Pope - positioning.

I honestly believe Pope is a better goalkeeper than Pickford. I don't think Dyche would swap our keeper for Everton's.
by Vino blanco
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Empty seats yesterday
Replies: 33
Views: 2929

Re: Empty seats yesterday

Loads of Burnley fans over here in Benalmadena on holiday.
by Vino blanco
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joker
Replies: 42
Views: 3042

Re: Joker

I recorded 'Casablanca' with Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman the other day. I am going to watch it later tonight for about the 24th time.
by Vino blanco
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: UK Steel industry
Replies: 12
Views: 622

Re: UK Steel industry

I saw an interesting fact on TV the other day. The U.K. Has been producing steel for over 150 years, throughout the industrial revolution, two world wars, times of ecomonic growth and decline. Apparently China has produced more steel in the last two years than the UK has in its entire history. How d...
by Vino blanco
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pieters injury
Replies: 49
Views: 3817

Re: Pieters injury

In my opinion, Taylor is a much better defender than Pieters, he gets out to close down much more quickly. He should start from now on, but it's great to have competition throughout the team.
by Vino blanco
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Calvert-Lewin's Shorts
Replies: 20
Views: 1337

Re: Calvert-Lewin's Shorts

That's the side he "dresses".
by Vino blanco
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Scouse Mints
Replies: 220
Views: 3879

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Scouse Mints

Setting off for the Lounge in Benalmadena soon. Strangely for me, I feel quite confident about today, here's to a two nil victory.
by Vino blanco
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 18910
Views: 348141

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I spent quite a bit of time in Eastern Europe in the seventies, well before the wall came down, on business. I was in Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia and saw the poverty, the despair and the fear of the people in those countries. Obviously, they very rarely would even discuss their plight, but ...
by Vino blanco
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton vs Spurs
Replies: 44
Views: 1184

Re: Brighton vs Spurs

Spurs in for Pope, Tarks and Mee in January.
by Vino blanco
Fri Oct 04, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dave Thomas at Goodison - and tomorrow at Burnley
Replies: 55
Views: 2215

Re: Dave Thomas at Goodison - and tomorrow at Burnley

I saw him play his first ever game for Burnley reserves on a Tuesday night and I was stood in he old Cricket Field terraces with my brother. I remember this skinny, little 15 year old kid with spindly legs, who simply didn't look like a footballer. However, when he passed or centred the ball you cou...
by Vino blanco
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brussels
Replies: 28
Views: 1164

Re: Brussels

One of my most least favourite cities in Europe, as someone has said above, try and get to Brugges, much more interesting and more to do.
by Vino blanco
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parking at Preston for the confused
Replies: 16
Views: 1256

Re: Parking at Preston for the confused

I hope you replied to tell them we are playing Everton at home in the Premier League. You could also ask them if "they are still superior"
by Vino blanco
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England squad announced
Replies: 51
Views: 2482

Re: England squad announced

If Tarkowski were to be transferred to Man U, Liverpool, Tottenham or Chelsea, I guarantee he would be in the next England squad.
by Vino blanco
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley F C in pictures
Replies: 490
Views: 26217

Re: Burnley F C in pictures

Wasn't the safety padding on the stanchions installed after Ray Pointer, in his normal fashion of chasing everything, went crashing into one and was quite badly injured? I was on the game when he went full pelt into one of the stanchions and remember being genuinely concerned about his potential inj...
by Vino blanco
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's footy ....
Replies: 44
Views: 2135

Re: Tonight's footy ....

2-7 now, ex Arsenal player Gnabry has 4.
by Vino blanco
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's footy ....
Replies: 44
Views: 2135

Re: Tonight's footy ....

Spuds getting tubbed 2-5 at home. Their fullbacks Aurier and Rose are awful, plus their midfield is slow and ponderous. Make that 2-6. Awful!!
by Vino blanco
Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your Best Ever Pre-Match Meal?
Replies: 51
Views: 1618

Re: Your Best Ever Pre-Match Meal?

In 1998 I was invited to the Stade de France in Paris for the France v Italy game (semi final?). My pre match meal was a five course affair consisting of: Hors d'oeuvres was. Foie gras Fish course was. Coquilles St.Jacques Main course was, Maigret de Canard (duck's breast) Cheese course, Assiette de...
by Vino blanco
Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: John McGinn
Replies: 39
Views: 2421

Re: John McGinn

If we had McGinn and Grealish in our midfield, supplying our front men, we would have a very, very good team indeed.
by Vino blanco
Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: John McGinn
Replies: 39
Views: 2421

Re: John McGinn

McGinn and Grealish were simply much better than Cork and Westwood yesterday. They are better players and ran the the game for Villa.
by Vino blanco
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stoke
Replies: 35
Views: 1809

Re: Should he stay or Should he go

1-3 down at home, but they have brought on Sam Vokes.
by Vino blanco
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coronation Street
Replies: 24
Views: 1487

Re: Coronation Street

Is Ena Sharples still looking after the Glad Tidings Mission Hall?
by Vino blanco
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: JBG back in contention for Villa
Replies: 30
Views: 2059

Re: ARTICLE: JBG back in contention for Villa

I'm a big fan of JBG but I would like to see Hendrick keep his place on the right of midfield, it gives us a better balance than having two outright wide players.
by Vino blanco
Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Full names ...
Replies: 46
Views: 1850

Re: Full names ...

The singer/songwriter Dido's full name is - Dido Florian Cloud De Bounvialle O'Malley Armstrong. Imagine writing that out every time you fill in an official form.
by Vino blanco
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Full names ...
Replies: 46
Views: 1850

Re: Full names ...

Bill Clinton was actually born William Jefferson Blyth III; his father died three months before he was born and he later took the name of his step father.
by Vino blanco
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Picturesque Roundabouts
Replies: 11
Views: 725

Re: Picturesque Roundabouts

Trivia fact: the first roundabout in the UK was built in Letchworth in 1909.
by Vino blanco
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Derby Way....
Replies: 94
Views: 6057

Re: The Derby Way....

The Derby manager says he may have to bring in some new faces because of this. Keogh has said he would love one of them.
by Vino blanco
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Full names ...
Replies: 46
Views: 1850

Re: Full names ...

Hugh John Mungo Grant. Actor.
by Vino blanco
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Full names ...
Replies: 46
Views: 1850

Re: Full names ...

Lawrence Bruno Nero Dallaglio. Rugby player.
by Vino blanco
Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Full names ...
Replies: 46
Views: 1850

Re: Full names ...

Emile Ivanhoe Heskey
by Vino blanco
Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old Longside song.....anyone remember?
Replies: 54
Views: 2996

Re: Old Longside song.....anyone remember?

The song was: I hear the sound of distant bums Over there, over, And do they smell, like f.cking hell, Over there, over there. To the tune of Jim Reeves Distant Drums. I don't remember it being sung on the Cricketfield End terraces, though I clearly remember it being sung when we had the fence and n...
by Vino blanco
Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Praise for Burnley in Norwich Pinkun
Replies: 18
Views: 2491

Re: Praise for Burnley in Norwich Pinkun

Very good read, Ian. I have been critical of Burnley's inability to hold the ball and create chances by moving the ball from defence, through midfield, to the strikers. However, on Saturday against Norwich we did just that and it was a joy to watch. The reporter is right,however, it was Norwich and ...
by Vino blanco
Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referee confirmed for Aston Villa game
Replies: 32
Views: 1792

Re: Referee confirmed for Aston Villa game

That's bad news, he's useless, ferkin clueless.
by Vino blanco
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New football pundit on Sky
Replies: 26
Views: 2022

Re: New football pundit on Sky

Another reason not to watch the pre- or post match punditry garbage.
by Vino blanco
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Here is one for entomologists on UTC.
Replies: 7
Views: 855

Re: Here is one for entomologists on UTC.

I suppose I should have said it was a bit of entymology for the entomologist.
by Vino blanco
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Here is one for entomologists on UTC.
Replies: 7
Views: 855

Re: Here is one for entomologists on UTC.

The word 'bug' goes back to Early English and is first attested in this form about 1620, which is coincidentally the year the first English pilgrims arrived on the Mayflower in America.
by Vino blanco
Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Staggering stats from Saturday
Replies: 30
Views: 2713

Re: Staggering stats from Saturday

I make it 2,716 PL appearances not 2,717. To whom shall I complain or seek clarification?

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