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by mdd2
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Norris to sign from Wolves
Replies: 44
Views: 2815

Re: ARTICLE: Norris to sign from Wolves

was a fee involved or is the powder still dry?
Just noticed he signed for Wolves in 2017 for 3 years so maybe this is a so called free
by mdd2
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another fine mess BBC reporting
Replies: 0
Views: 512

Another fine mess BBC reporting

Laura Kuensberg reports:.... With highs of 33° expected AGAIN today, it's time to ask "could the government have done more?" Downing Street knew about this heatwave weeks ago and have done nothing. Shipments of 400,000 pairs of Speedos and 500,000 bikinis, sun cream and Cornettos have reportedly bee...
by mdd2
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 14th Aug: Second division football was a new experience
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Re: 14th Aug: Second division football was a new experience

That was just before I moved to Cardiff in the September from Newcastle. That season I went to watch Cardiff v Norwich at Ninian Park. 0-0 freezing cold with a pitch more like the seaside, 60% sand in a diamond from each goalmouth outwards to both touch lines with four areas of grass from corner fla...
by mdd2
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Putin said Russia has become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine
Replies: 53
Views: 1693

Re: Putin said Russia has become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine

Bah... this Russian vaccine i hope is not like the ******** that they said when Chernobyl explodes...a lot of lies only to cover their own faults...we don’t know if this vaccine could be ok, needs a lot of test on peoples; problem is that Putin Russia and vaccine don’t be associate...is the to spea...
by mdd2
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Telegraph : Fans returning to matches
Replies: 129
Views: 2390

Re: The Telegraph : Fans returning to matches

The A level was bound to be a cock up whichever way you look at it. The mind boggles as to what went on in my day where you put up and shut up. Although late in the day how many ways does a student want to get a result they want/need? A real lottery I know but at least they have 4 possible goes 1) t...
by mdd2
Fri Aug 14, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Telegraph : Fans returning to matches
Replies: 129
Views: 2390

Re: The Telegraph : Fans returning to matches

One obvious deterrent - family drives across the country to a match and 5 year old Tommy fails a temperature at the gate due to a random bug that all 5 year olds regularly get (not Covid). Do the family get forced to turn and drive home? Present circumstances a big yes. Partial solution get a therm...
by mdd2
Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wigan
Replies: 225
Views: 12709

Re: Wigan

Bolton last season, Wigan this. Similar re needing a buyer and having no real squad not long before the season starts
by mdd2
Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Five years includes a visit to the Premier League
Replies: 8
Views: 485

Re: ARTICLE: Five years includes a visit to the Premier League

It will be my 60th anniversary in two months time. Only missed eight home games since. Crikey Tony, it won't be white smoke but claret and blue smoke when you go!!!!! Not for a long time yet I hope I have missed many more than that. My first season ticket was in 61-62 season my second in 87-88 seas...
by mdd2
Thu Aug 13, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Pakistan 2nd test (Southampton)
Replies: 19
Views: 863

Re: England vs Pakistan 2nd test (Southampton)

jdrobbo wrote:
Thu Aug 13, 2020 2:48 pm
ANYONE doubting Jimmy should go and have a word with themselves!
Just had a blazing row with myself. :oops:
Really hope he can get a few more-just another 4 this innings and four next would do me
by mdd2
Thu Aug 13, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Five years includes a visit to the Premier League
Replies: 8
Views: 485

Re: ARTICLE: Five years includes a visit to the Premier League

Why on earth did I write Crewe? I’ll see what I can do with the pre war stuff. That would really put the icing on a fantastic cake, Tony. Such an easy way to go back and check out when you saw the games you remember. I had a vague recollection of what was my first game, either Arsenal at home or Sp...
by mdd2
Thu Aug 13, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Five years includes a visit to the Premier League
Replies: 8
Views: 485

Re: ARTICLE: Five years includes a visit to the Premier League

Whoops typo there Tony I think. Cork on loan from Crewe? Chelsea.
Great additions to the MB though.
Are you going to go back from 1946 when you have finished this century? Just results and Tables would be a good reference
by mdd2
Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Putin said Russia has become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine
Replies: 53
Views: 1693

Re: Putin said Russia has become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine

CF that looks as if the vaccine is being used in clinical trials to assess the efficacy of it.
by mdd2
Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Putin said Russia has become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine
Replies: 53
Views: 1693

Re: Putin said Russia has become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine

There appears to be some disquiet amongst the Medical and Scientific community in Russia about the vaccine. Russia's leading respiratory doctor has quit over 'gross violations' of medical ethics that rushed through Putin's coronavirus 'vaccine'. Professor Alexander Chuchalin quit the Russian health ...
by mdd2
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time flies...
Replies: 28
Views: 1120

Re: Time flies...

Wait until you get to my age CF. :( :(
by mdd2
Thu Aug 13, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time flies...
Replies: 28
Views: 1120

Re: Time flies...

One theory of time passing quicker with age is that it is a function of your years lived thus if you reflect you seem to have spent ages in the infants, less at Junior school and even less at senior school. Going from 10 to 20 years of age is like going from 20-40 years of age. A year at 50 years is...
by mdd2
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Putin said Russia has become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine
Replies: 53
Views: 1693

Re: Putin said Russia has become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine

Important as it is to get a vaccine into the community there is little point if we do not know whether it prevents or reduces infections. An ineffective vaccine will risk more infections by the vaccinated folk believing they are immune and so doing what we all want to do in getting out and about but...
by mdd2
Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VJ DAY
Replies: 24
Views: 944

Re: VJ DAY

One of my late father's friends was a POW under the Japanese. Was lucky to come out alive, but his was awful from then on. We must remember. I visited a family in Widdrington in the North East in 1969 where the man had been a Japanese POW and clearly had suffered malnutrion and vitamin deficiencies...
by mdd2
Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we hold our key players in our squad for next season /
Replies: 38
Views: 1061

Re: How can we hold our key players in our squad for next season /

Try insurance of players, NI contributions (isn't that 13.8%), maybe pension contributions, ground and club maintenance. VAT to name a few.
by mdd2
Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Phillips joins Cooney at Morecambe
Replies: 23
Views: 962

Re: ARTICLE: Phillips joins Cooney at Morecambe

At what age can they refuse a contract and leave with no compensation for the club. Is it aged 23years by the summer they leave? In Adam's case next summer he can walk but if we have offered him a contract we would get some compensation as he is not 23 until next season. The same would apply to Dunn...
by mdd2
Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trophy Room Restaurant
Replies: 52
Views: 2741

Re: Trophy Room Restaurant

Jenny55 wrote:
Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:43 pm
Looks really nice with sun shining Tony. Sadly I think by the time many of us get back on the Turf the weather will be looking a lot different than in your photo.
Let’s hope so or we will have been away over 12 months
by mdd2
Wed Aug 12, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 3 years ago today
Replies: 27
Views: 1271

Re: 3 years ago today

Oddly enough, I was at Towneley Garden Centre at half time too and some fella was saying we were 0-3 up and had a 'stunned' look on his face... Could that fella have been you?? :lol: It was me except I wasn't in Townley GC but in one in Cheshire near home doing a Corporal Jones for the next 45 minu...
by mdd2
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 3 years ago today
Replies: 27
Views: 1271

Re: 3 years ago today

I was in a Garden Centre and the half time score reverberated around the place with me then bricking it for the next 45 minutes
by mdd2
Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cllr. Tom Porter RIP ....
Replies: 9
Views: 870

Re: Cllr. Tom Porter RIP ....

Didn't know of him Clarets4me but just posting to say that your piece was lovely. My condolences to the family and friends of Tom who will leave us worse off than when he was with us judging by your post Clarets4me.
by mdd2
Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Putin said Russia has become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine
Replies: 53
Views: 1693

Re: Putin said Russia has become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine

At this juncture a brass one wouldn't be too bad. The UK has a medical journal The Quarterly Journal of Medicine and there are regular articles published from researchers in China and whilst I stand to be corrected I do not recall seeing anything from workers in Russia-now that may be because the Ru...
by mdd2
Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Putin said Russia has become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine
Replies: 53
Views: 1693

Re: Putin said Russia has become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine

Come off it Cricketfield how the hell can they say it works without rigorous testing. It is one thing to stick something into someone like a "vaccine" and show that it is safe which seems to be the case here. Those people who have had the vaccine have not died or become ill. So yep it is safe. What ...
by mdd2
Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ward training with Tractor Boys
Replies: 30
Views: 1758

Re: ARTICLE: Ward training with Tractor Boys

Didn't we snatch him just before he was to sign for Brighton?
by mdd2
Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lebanon explosion
Replies: 54
Views: 3369

Re: Lebanon explosion

That's a really good book. A relative of ours lived in Beirut in the late 1960s and he said it was the best city he'd ever lived in. The people, the food and the wine. Apparently, it had some of best restaurants in the Eastern Mediterranean. It's a crying shame what grubby sectarian politics has do...
by mdd2
Mon Aug 10, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Durham v Lancs
Replies: 40
Views: 2160

Re: Durham v Lancs

Not just you then Tony as Durham certainly being hurt now with 4 for 21 in 9 overs and Durham 9 wickets down for 92
by mdd2
Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Adamson has strong words for fans ahead of season
Replies: 2
Views: 337

Re: ARTICLE: Adamson has strong words for fans ahead of season

Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.
1972-2020 :( :(
by mdd2
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Anderson
Replies: 22
Views: 1951

Re: Jimmy Anderson

If possible we should try and get him to 600 but I would be surprised if he toured India and next year he will be 39 so IMO it really is now or never. Are there two more tests here? If so can he get 5 wickets/test?
Broad is 4 years his junior and could well pass 600 himself before he retires
by mdd2
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Anderson
Replies: 22
Views: 1951

Re: Jimmy Anderson

On BBC Agnew offers a critical assessment of Jimmy and his bowling in the last test.
by mdd2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hiroshima and Nagasaki - 75 years ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1258

Re: Hiroshima and Nagasaki - 75 years ago

I don't think there were any circumstances at that time that called for nuclear bombs to be dropped on 2 major cities, murdering and maiming hundreds of thousands of innocent people, the effects of which would span decades. I don't think it can be justified at all, and was done mainly to exhibit US...
by mdd2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When will we know about going back on the turf?
Replies: 75
Views: 2355

Re: When will we know about going back on the turf?

Isn't the problem that unless the Club goes bust the players under contract are entitled to being paid? If the club renege on the contract by not paying their players in full then those players can leave and join another club on a free transfer with the club losing any potential transfer fee. Player...
by mdd2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When will we know about going back on the turf?
Replies: 75
Views: 2355

Re: When will we know about going back on the turf?

Sean Dyche's Watch wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 2:50 pm
Aaron
I think his son would be first AArdvarkson although his sister AArabella AArdvarkdottir may be ahead of them both. :lol: :lol:
by mdd2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When will we know about going back on the turf?
Replies: 75
Views: 2355

Re: When will we know about going back on the turf?

BL would be empty as none of us would be young enough to attend. :D :D
by mdd2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When will we know about going back on the turf?
Replies: 75
Views: 2355

Re: When will we know about going back on the turf?

No it wouldn't be as safe as you will be next to people at the ground for longer than the 15 minutes where your risk is assessed as rising of catching the virus from one of the four in the ground who have the virus and maybe within 2 metres of you.At the Supermarket you will only have a brief encoun...
by mdd2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When will we know about going back on the turf?
Replies: 75
Views: 2355

Re: When will we know about going back on the turf?

Worrying times for I think, even at our level. The longer it goes on behind closed doors I think more and more people will get out of the habit of going, or realise they don't actually miss it that much, or start going to watch their local non league team instead. I think you have hit the nail on t...
by mdd2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 480
Views: 62763

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Burnley would go for Worrall at if raise funds?????? Do we need to sell to buy,surely not We have less cash than normal in this league, we will have used some of the dry powder, we have lost about 4 good earners (Hart Drinkwater Hendrick, Lennon) plus Legzdins but took on Brownhill and apparently t...
by mdd2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When will we know about going back on the turf?
Replies: 75
Views: 2355

Re: When will we know about going back on the turf?

Doubt it will be soon given our inability to follow guidance and what will happen come Autumn. Although it hasn't hit the headlines some ITU units are seeing more cases again and as they are the minority of cases it tells you what must be occurring. More games behind closed doors until spring would ...
by mdd2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Noteworthy Sean Dyche and Burnley achievements/stats etc
Replies: 40
Views: 1460

Re: Noteworthy Sean Dyche and Burnley achievements/stats etc

Doing the double over Wolves in his first eighth months here and losing to Villa in the league on the Turf for the first time since 1936 and in any game since 1959
by mdd2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 480
Views: 62763

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Mills is still only 30 too and I think one we had on loan in 2012 and had to sign him on in the summer of 2013 but managed to ship him out on loan to I think Oldham. Not one of our better dealings in the transfer market
by mdd2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: More deaths than expected.
Replies: 7
Views: 1392

Re: More deaths than expected.

Bfcboyo Testing comes second to social distancing and other measures to reduce the risks of picking up or transmitting the virus. A single negative test is not fool proof and does not mean you are not carrying the virus.Unless in a designated job where testing is indicated or for people who cannot s...
by mdd2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: More deaths than expected.
Replies: 7
Views: 1392

Re: More deaths than expected.

Social distancing and avoiding picking up Covid is like vaccination where the benefit to the individual is small but to society massive-so the chances of getting Covid and dying are small but that the average person with Covid passes it on to at least 3 people increasing the risks of deaths to socie...
by mdd2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 8th Aug - Stan kicks off with a win
Replies: 6
Views: 662

Re: 8th Aug - Stan kicks off with a win

Tony, just noticed going through your list of results for Stan's first season Reeves is credited with scoring for us in our 1-0 defeat at Chesterfield on August 15th
by mdd2
Sat Aug 08, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 8th Aug - Stan kicks off with a win
Replies: 6
Views: 662

Re: 8th Aug - Stan kicks off with a win

OK Tony will you be posting on the 22nd about the 22nd August 1998 as we had better put the child lock on the message board if you do. Oh happy days!!!! I nearly pranged the car when Stan came on Radio Lancs after the game. "This is nothing personal BUT......" and as they say, the rest is history. G...
by mdd2
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eng Vs Pak at Old Trafford
Replies: 157
Views: 3920

Re: Eng Vs Pak at Old Trafford

I would love him to get to 600 but he has another 10 to get him there and thought he would do it this summer but not looking like it now.
by mdd2
Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eng Vs Pak at Old Trafford
Replies: 157
Views: 3920

Re: Eng Vs Pak at Old Trafford

Jimmy not amongst the wickets again. Is this going to be his swan song? This is his sixth test innings and he has taken just 6 wickets. Most unlike Sir James in England
by mdd2
Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Salary Caps in Leagues One and Two
Replies: 44
Views: 1302

Re: Salary Caps in Leagues One and Two

in mind that they are likely to be on £5k a week for - what - 5 to 10 years at best. They have also probably had to sacrifice a great deal just to get to that level and may well have nothing to go to once they have finished in . Like everybody else they need to plan ahead as many do rather than squ...
by mdd2
Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa turn to the Bard
Replies: 27
Views: 2422

Re: Villa turn to the Bard

Hope the Bard's appointment doesn't end up a comedy of errors.
by mdd2
Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa turn to the Bard
Replies: 27
Views: 2422

Re: Villa turn to the Bard

Have you been Midsummer Night dreaming again Tiger?