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by mdd2
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2502
Views: 30564

Re: General Election Is On

FactualFrank wrote:I think she's doing alright. Certainly better than Fiona Bruce.

Any own goals from either side yet?
VAR in use tonight?
by mdd2
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wales vs Hungary / Boris vs Corbyn
Replies: 17
Views: 631

Re: Wales vs Hungary / Boris vs Corbyn

Magyars v Corbyn would be fun
Reckon Corbyn would be lucky to get nil after the match against the USSR in 1956 or thereabouts
Certainly destroyed that great team with Puskas and other moving to the West
by mdd2
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bravest thing you have seen.
Replies: 50
Views: 1774

Re: Bravest thing you have seen.

And Lancaster in addition to that as it is my generation, not getting bananas as it wasn’t the season for them as only had them at certain times of the year
Also I think this correct most bananas landed in UK via the docks in Barry South Wales
by mdd2
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Opening Day Thrashings
Replies: 42
Views: 1053

Re: Opening Day Thrashings

Not a thrashing but this one must have been difficult to take in 1958 Half time: Burnley 3 Manchester City 0 Full time: Burnley 3 Manchester City 4 It was CT and my memory may be misleading but I think we had a 3-3 draw with Birmingham soon after I was wrong having checked with the results that and...
by mdd2
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bravest thing you have seen.
Replies: 50
Views: 1774

Re: Bravest thing you have seen.

Didn’t see it but have read about it “Titus Oates”
That was bravery to try and save others
Plus all the guys who fought for us in both World Wars
by mdd2
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Oldest living England Internationals ...
Replies: 22
Views: 664

Re: Oldest living England Internationals ...

Jock took over from Arthur Woodruff and I am pleased to say I saw both play for us but cannot recall who took over from Jock before ANGUS got the shirt. Tom Cummings played right back for a time and I think he was at RB when he had that long term injury that almost cost his career until from memory ...
by mdd2
Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hong Kong protests
Replies: 13
Views: 659

Re: Hong Kong protests

Surprised main land China has not taken over. They need to as the place seems to becoming ungovernable
Like it or lump it HK is part of China and the Chinese will sort it sooner or later
by mdd2
Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton have a point
Replies: 27
Views: 1847

Re: Bolton have a point

They are doing really well when one considers that they were playing with their youth players at the beginning of the seaon Their last 12 points from 8 games. Think they will make it.
by mdd2
Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight on the bench for U21s
Replies: 19
Views: 2139

Re: Dwight on the bench for U21s

2-0 at H/T
by mdd2
Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Climate Change is the Single Most Important Issue
Replies: 11
Views: 432

Re: Climate Change is the Single Most Important Issue

If we the human race doesn't fix it Nature eventually will and I have more confidence in Nature doing it although all posters on here as well as myself and our great great to almost infinity grandchildren will not see it finished.
by mdd2
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chief of Global Football Development
Replies: 12
Views: 590

Re: Chief of Global Football Development

ClaretTony wrote:Arsène Wenger has landed the role with FIFA. Can’t say I have a clue what it entails.

It will be a combination of the words "Train & Gravy" in all probability
by mdd2
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembrance Day & football
Replies: 51
Views: 1403

Re: Remembrance Day & football

[quote="claret2018"]What has football got to do with the war?[/] I will start with Tommy Boyle a footballer and Burnley captain whose later life was not helped by his war time memories. Like so many who played the game and watched it and many still do. I suggest you turn up at 305pm next s...
by mdd2
Mon Nov 11, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 13
Views: 1933

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

But where are we with the Swedish lad Mumgombo? Is he still on trial with us or have we signed him or sent him back home?
by mdd2
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?
Replies: 342
Views: 9872

Re: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?

I still think we will have a minority Labour Government propped up by SNP to get their second referendum and the Lib dems to stop Brexit by having a second referendum but I expect the Tories to have most seats but too few for a majority Government . All of that will mean more gnashing of teeth in th...
by mdd2
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lanzini
Replies: 51
Views: 3468

Re: Lanzini

Is that all? Kids get that in the playground! Just get up and go to the teacher saying "I have hurt my shoulder". Stretcher?????? And as for needing a stretcher for a collar bone fracture-save me. Arm sling would have sufficed.They often operate on them these days but a figure of 8 bandag...
by mdd2
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nakhi
Replies: 24
Views: 3346

Re: Nakhi

According to this message board both Wells and Jeff are OOC this coming summer, there is no + after the year 2020
by mdd2
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nakhi
Replies: 24
Views: 3346

Re: Nakhi

AndyClaret wrote:Apparently we have a years option, so not strictly out of contract.

OOC 2020 according to this board
by mdd2
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley to pull plug on Drinkwater
Replies: 69
Views: 7566

Re: Burnley to pull plug on Drinkwater

Granny WeatherWax wrote:The guy is a complete non entity yet some believe his every word.

Even a broken clock is right twice a day.

And at the end of BST it is right three times. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by mdd2
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham Players
Replies: 38
Views: 2598

Re: West Ham Players

I suppose the same question could have been asked of our players last week. WHU have some good players but yesterday they threw one in and seem to have been doing that for sometime now but their previous 5 games may have been like our two before last week. Lost at home to Newcastle and Palace, drew ...
by mdd2
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lanzini
Replies: 51
Views: 3468

Re: Lanzini

Might not have been as bad if he hadn't overreacted as he went down. If you are referring to him stamping his feet as he lay on the ground then how is that over reacting given he had just dislocated his shoulder and if not then I did not see any over reaction on his way down and the fact that he la...
by mdd2
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Outstanding
Replies: 52
Views: 2747

Re: Outstanding

I thought Jeff was immense in the first half. He had a quieter second half and so did we.
Need to get his contract extended
by mdd2
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match of the Day
Replies: 68
Views: 4665

Re: Match of the Day

Being a footballer is one of few professions where the opposing player is trying to prevent you from doing your job to the best of your ability. You should try working in the NHS on the clinical side and for opposing player read Politicians and Management But back to today- what a performance from ...
by mdd2
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Idea for offsides
Replies: 42
Views: 1386

Re: Idea for offsides

Being offside was an offence as it offered an unfair advantage and that should still be the case but if that bit of your bady that is offside needs lines drawing on a computer then I do not see any advantage and it shouldn't be offside. Today the biggest sin for the Hammers was our first goal came f...
by mdd2
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: this is how good this boy is
Replies: 54
Views: 3295

Re: this is how good this boy is

The VAR guy should be ashamed of himself
by mdd2
Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Facts About the NHS
Replies: 91
Views: 1646

Re: Facts About the NHS

Actually the NHS does manufacture its own drugs in one sense, in aseptic units (sterile units where injections and other things are prepared). This is a minority though. The NHS also has to have strong partnerships with many drug companies, working together on clinical trials and similar projects. ...
by mdd2
Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Facts About the NHS
Replies: 91
Views: 1646

Re: Facts About the NHS

Paul. You may be interested in the current situation for some of us and see how some of the "new" technology has made matters worse not better-but some technology like imaging is light years ahead of the past. Old system paper driven- see patient write in records go to foot of bed check ob...
by mdd2
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Facts About the NHS
Replies: 91
Views: 1646

Re: Facts About the NHS

The NHS is an embarrassment now. It doesn't seem capable of doing the simplest of things, like treating acutely ill people, without some laughable charade or other. Which was the plan, of course. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Spot on there. Everyday health care workers get up and go to ...
by mdd2
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Facts About the NHS
Replies: 91
Views: 1646

Re: Facts About the NHS

I think some cancer treatments are slower than in the past but in some cases that is because more needs to be known about the cancer to allow the appropriate treatment as some cancers have much better outcomes due to more targeted treatment. Breast cancer used to be biopsy and mastectomy at the same...
by mdd2
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Facts About the NHS
Replies: 91
Views: 1646

Re: Facts About the NHS

You can be right wing and have sympathy/empathy. Try me
by mdd2
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Facts About the NHS
Replies: 91
Views: 1646

Re: Facts About the NHS

Rick I am sure I am right-we will not go down the US route. No western democracy has-it is too expensive for those who use it and too inferior for those with no means to pay. There are ways other than ours and theirs to run a health service. Irish republic, France Australia have insurance based syst...
by mdd2
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Facts About the NHS
Replies: 91
Views: 1646

Re: Facts About the NHS

LoveCurryPies wrote:Maybe we should all be entitled to a basic (but quite comprehensive) NHS.

However, things like superficial cosmetic surgery - breast implants, nose jobs, tummy lifts, etc - should be self-funded.

Ah but the shape of my nose makes me depressed and if my nose gets fixed then so will my depression
by mdd2
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Facts About the NHS
Replies: 91
Views: 1646

Re: Facts About the NHS

The problem as I see it is that you cant actually run a service of any kind whilst having a focus on cost reduction - it just doesn't work. You have to run a service as a service and accept that there will be losses due to misuse of that service because some people are only in it for themselves. Un...
by mdd2
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2502
Views: 30564

Re: General Election Is On

Pretty sure we will get a hung parliament again as Tories will lose in Scotland many of their 13 MPs and in the SW IMO so won't pick up enough Labour seats to get a majority and that is without the effects of the Brexit Party. There will NOT be a Tory Government even if the get more seats than Labou...
by mdd2
Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Smuggled (C4) 9PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799

Re: Smuggled (C4) 9PM

We have entered the UK from hols with 4 passports for five of us.Given we had gone from UK to France without a passport we picked up an emergency passport to get the 4 plus one home and it was never shown going from France into Spain, back into France, into Spain, leaving Spain and so for the hell o...
by mdd2
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The 20's
Replies: 46
Views: 1715

Re: The 20's

Still got TB and rickets!!
by mdd2
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ignorance of Hidden Disabilities - Paddy McGuinness
Replies: 72
Views: 2487

Re: Ignorance of Hidden Disabilities - Paddy McGuinness

My wife got dog's abuse for parking in disabled slot with her blue badge as over 10 yards she was great. The problem then was the rest to get from A to B. Thankfully her hip replacement ended the need for the blue badge. Some incredibly fit looking people have dreadful mobility problems. As ever the...
by mdd2
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sir Lindsay Hoyle
Replies: 46
Views: 1993

Re: Sir Lindsay Hoyle

I think at best he has interpreted parliamentary procedure. It seems that there have been more pluses than minuses the way he has gone about things listening to those in the know on't box
by mdd2
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sir Lindsay Hoyle
Replies: 46
Views: 1993

Re: Sir Lindsay Hoyle

nil_desperandum wrote:You will, because traditionally the speaker's seat is not contested. Can't see the Tories breaking with convention and standing against him.

But will Brexit Party keep their snouts out of the contest?
by mdd2
Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It's freezing,Russia stops gas to Ukraine, Europe could run low.Are you still against Fracking?
Replies: 176
Views: 6139

Re: It's freezing,Russia stops gas to Ukraine, Europe could run low.Are you still against Fracking?

Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn tweeted that the pause was an "election stunt" and that Labour would ban fracking permanently. I don't often agree with JC but his cyncism is well-founded in this case,i'm sure it's purely a coincidence that this announcement is timed to coincide with the e...
by mdd2
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 41
Views: 2265

Re: Danny Drinkwater

Well as of now how can we miss him he hasn't played in a proper game?
by mdd2
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's footy
Replies: 43
Views: 1878

Re: Tonight's footy

Think it will be WBA plus another 2.
by mdd2
Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Seven years and up there with the great Harry Potts
Replies: 37
Views: 1394

Re: ARTICLE: Seven years and up there with the great Harry Potts

Potts v Dyche 1) Potts managed at a time when wages were the same at most clubs until 1961 2) Our youth policy was one of the first so we could attract lots of young promising players -the youth policy when Sean arrived was apparently bobbins 3) The playing field was far less tilted than now 4) Pott...
by mdd2
Tue Oct 29, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2502
Views: 30564

Re: General Election Is On

I cannot see how any one party will get a majority. SNP will sweep up the Scottish Tory seats given the Brexit stance of the Tory party and so to stand still they will have to gain 13 seats in England. They are unlikely to unseat sitting Lib Dem MPs and will likely lose seats in the South West to th...
by mdd2
Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds v Burnley - U23 Latest
Replies: 61
Views: 4253

Re: Leeds v Burnley - U23 Latest

oh dear good effort but offside
by mdd2
Mon Oct 28, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Bentley
Replies: 40
Views: 2956

Re: Jim Bentley

Despite Stan serving 6 years and Sean 7 we have still had six mangers since Waddle left in the summer of 1998. I think Cotts did 3 years and 4 months OC did about 2 years and 2 months Laws 11 months and Eddie 1 year and 9 months. Sean must be the longest post war manager for us after Mr Harry Potts.
by mdd2
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hudson-Odoi - what's wrong with the country
Replies: 71
Views: 3696

Re: Hudson-Odoi - what's wrong with the country

Some absolutely shocking decisions by VAR this weekend.
The final decisions need to be made by the ref who should check the screen at the ground where the decisions are in doubt.
Arsenal's cancelled winner was a scandal-but funny as it was Arsenal
by mdd2
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to get rid of VAR
Replies: 177
Views: 5773

Re: Time to get rid of VAR

I thought Tim Krull was off his line before that first spot kick and maybe for the second. Where was VAR with those?
by mdd2
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Michael Oliver best ref in the league thread
Replies: 19
Views: 1379

Re: Michael Oliver best ref in the league thread

Darnhill Claret wrote:mdd2, a dive cannot earn a red card, unless it is a second yellow.

I know but it is high time it did when there is absolutely no doubt that it is/was a dive
by mdd2
Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 10 Mistakes That Sank The Titanic
Replies: 40
Views: 2291

Re: 10 Mistakes That Sank The Titanic

Fact for you Frank. The iceberg the Titanic hit was roughly on a latitude between New York and Madrid. This shocked me so I searched for the furthest South an iceberg has been identified.see link. https://www.marinelink.com/news/icebergs-atlantic-across334857 That’s floated some distance. But Trick...
by mdd2
Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Michael Oliver best ref in the league thread
Replies: 19
Views: 1379

Re: Michael Oliver best ref in the league thread

I think he has gone off big time. He is too often duped by dives and opponents making poor tackles look horrendous and gets the cards out. Given how close he was to that penalty which by the players trajectory was a dive from where is was sitting in the BL near Jimmy Mac stand his decision was dread...

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