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by Corky
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Defour joins Antwerp
Replies: 80
Views: 5647

Re: ARTICLE: Defour joins Antwerp

Not sure why we have to have such vitriol for one of our recent players that added to our success. The money argument is always mentioned but: He was a millionaire before he met us The decision to join Burnley would most likely be football based Pretty sure he didn’t want the unfortunate injuries h...
by Corky
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Defour joins Antwerp
Replies: 80
Views: 5647

Re: ARTICLE: Defour joins Antwerp

I must say I have a number of issues with this. Firstly if he was injured whilst with us and a little while off being fit to play how come he can now play for Antwerp. And please spare me the Dyche fit drivel. Secondly, if, as we are meant to believe he had unspecified personal problems that surely ...
by Corky
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RATE THE REF - Michael Oliver v Brighton
Replies: 7
Views: 472

Re: RATE THE REF - Michael Oliver v Brighton

Tony, I see this as a bit of fun. I wasn't criticising just emphasising a point. We are all sat in the same corner of the ground but ask for views on incidents and you will get a hundred different comments. For example at the end of the game when walking off, my son said that we had ended playing 43...
by Corky
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RATE THE REF - Michael Oliver v Brighton
Replies: 7
Views: 472

Re: RATE THE REF - Michael Oliver v Brighton

This, sort of, exemplifies what I love about football. I read MACCAs comments and thought they are about right but a little harsh on the scoring side,then I saw CTs. I wonder how long have he and Michael Oliver been bosom buddies!!!!!!?
by Corky
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The French law is an ass..
Replies: 23
Views: 1517

Re: The French law is an ass..

tiger76 wrote:I'm sure Geoffrey Boycott would wholeheartedly agree with you.


Please...Sir Geoffrey if you don't mind :lol:
by Corky
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drink water injury
Replies: 463
Views: 25150

Re: Drink water injury

Indeed, but at the time we didn't know that.
by Corky
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drink water injury
Replies: 463
Views: 25150

Re: Drink water injury

Funny old game. A few weeks ago I was looking forward to the possibility of Defour and Drinkwater in midfield together. Shattered dreams eh!!
by Corky
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drink water injury
Replies: 463
Views: 25150

Re: Drink water injury

If true then I agree...send him back. We'll have to make do with what we've got. Not doing to badly are we?
by Corky
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coach and Horses Soul Neet
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Re: Coach and Horses Soul Neet

Is it OVO!!
by Corky
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drink water injury
Replies: 463
Views: 25150

Re: Drink water injury

ClaretTony wrote:Absolutely yes but there again I’m a Burnley supporter


I fear the distinction will be lost on him. I reckon you would have more chance with his mate Trigger.
by Corky
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The beginning of the end for privatised railways?
Replies: 79
Views: 3963

Re: The beginning of the end for privatised railways?

I have only quickly scanned this thread so don't know if these figures have been mentioned...“Government direct subsidy of the railways is around £5 billion per year, an increase of over 200% since privatisation… ... The government (on average) now subsidises the railway industry by about three time...
by Corky
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?
Replies: 86
Views: 5852

Re: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?

I wonder what the average age is of those who appear content with the existing set up at Turf Moor. Those who think that the facilities currently offered if not great are nonetheless adequate. I bet they are well over 50. We desperately need to modernise and increase capacity slightly. As someone sa...
by Corky
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paxman: Why Are Our Politicians So Crap (CH 5 9 PM)
Replies: 15
Views: 1350

Re: Paxman: Why Are Our Politicians So Crap (CH 5 9 PM)

I thought overall the programme was quite good. I would however have liked to have seen a little bit longer spent at the end on how we should go about reforming it. That appeared a bit rushed though in general I agreed with all his points. Interesting point that the Labour lady MP said about working...
by Corky
Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have Burnley fans ever greeted a new signing?
Replies: 25
Views: 1599

Re: Have Burnley fans ever greeted a new signing?

Burnley fans are far too sophisticated and urbane to get involved in a tawdry media circus.
by Corky
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?
Replies: 86
Views: 5852

Re: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?

Here's a revolutionary thought.... Let's leave things exactly as they are. Quite right, they should never have terraced and put a roof on the Longside, should they? It is not about sticking an extra tier on the BL, really though, is it? It should be all about improving facilities and getting income...
by Corky
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: He scores like Ashley Barnes!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1114

Re: He scores like Ashley Barnes!!!

A thundersmasher, I like it.
by Corky
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: I think the scoreline was harsh
Replies: 25
Views: 1457

Re: ARTICLE: I think the scoreline was harsh

Interesting reading Klopps in depth analysis of the game and what they did compared to Dyche and his "we were left scratching our heads" in depth effort!!!
by Corky
Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Apart from possibly the queen
Replies: 32
Views: 2474

Re: Apart from possibly the queen

At the time that Air Miles Andy was pictured with his arm around that young girl; he was nearly 25 years older than her. That's just not right.
by Corky
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool predictions?
Replies: 58
Views: 1754

Re: Liverpool predictions?

I'll take a draw.
by Corky
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why do people do the following?
Replies: 32
Views: 2347

Re: Why do people do the following?

Just reading though a few topics this morning and several lately, and I get a confused with the names people use for other teams, obviously b4stards is a well known nickname but of late I've seen these names for them lot and other teams too, can anyone shed any light. ( obviously I know what teams ...
by Corky
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A positive Ashley Barnes article Football365.com
Replies: 8
Views: 1475

Re: A positive Ashley Barnes article Football365.com

It's all about perception and perception is truth!!! Burnley are well drilled; good defensively; they all know what to do; get the ball up quick to the (old fashioned style) forwards etc etc. This is trotted out ad nauseam by lazy journalists, none to bright pundits and opposition managers who in th...
by Corky
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves Imports versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 228
Views: 7796

Re: Wolves Imports versus MIGHTY CLARETS

A draw would be an excellent result.
by Corky
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Owen Jones assaulted
Replies: 269
Views: 11234

Re: Owen Jones assaulted

I quite often refer to myself as a social capitalist. I think anyone who doesn't to some extent think like a capitalist is delusional. We all want to earn more money. It is what we do with it that can then define us. So you have the guy who runs Richer Sound. In every way a very ethical capitalist. ...
by Corky
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Apart from possibly the queen
Replies: 32
Views: 2474

Re: Apart from possibly the queen

Deplorable as some member(s) of the Royal Family may or may not be, imagine cap-doffing to Nigel Farage. That right there is my argument for an unelected, inert, purely ceremonial head of state. Constitutional Monarchy is probably far more relaxing and less pervasive than a constitutional let's-pic...
by Corky
Sat Aug 24, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Apart from possibly the queen
Replies: 32
Views: 2474

Re: Apart from possibly the queen

I suspect he knew what was going on with Epstein and I wouldn't be surprised if he was a willing participant. His incredible lack of judgement to still associate with him after his release suggests to me that he cares little for public opinion, until caught out of course, and for that reason alone I...
by Corky
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: La Marina, Spain
Replies: 25
Views: 1845

Re: La Marina, Spain

Quicknick wrote:Where is La Marina?


North of Torrevieja, Alicante sort of area. It's very nice.
by Corky
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 1301
Views: 92002

Re: Bolton

Given he is a frog he does well to type at all!!!
by Corky
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Owen Jones assaulted
Replies: 269
Views: 11234

Re: Owen Jones assaulted

I believe Bevin called himself a National Socialist so he must have been a Nazi.
by Corky
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Owen Jones assaulted
Replies: 269
Views: 11234

Re: Owen Jones assaulted

I think that the perception of some is that OJ is a mouthy bellend therefore that is what got him a kicking rather than the fact that he is gay and a left winger. On the few occasions I have seen him on TV he has seemed an abrasive character but that can be the nature of politics. There is no place ...
by Corky
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All the fun of the furherground
Replies: 10
Views: 1095

Re: All the fun of the furherground

Hindu symbol for wellbeing, I believe.
by Corky
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: You can't be serious.
Replies: 16
Views: 1363

Re: You can't be serious.

Never heard or seen Jess Thom's act, but I'd be very surprised if she didn't use that fact that she has Tourette's as part of it Wasn't it Swedish comedian Olaf Falafel who cracked the joke. Last years was better... I wasn't close to my Dad when he died which is just as well as he stood on a land m...
by Corky
Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Antifa violence in Portland
Replies: 64
Views: 3301

Re: Antifa violence in Portland

Unless you actually witness these things first hand there is absolutely no point in trying to reach a conclusion as to what has actually happened. Based on bits of social media videos is just not enough information anymore. Clever editing can and does provide such a warped view as we saw from the MO...
by Corky
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 56
Views: 5478

Re: Danny Drinkwater

I find it quite interesting that we are concerned for the wellbeing of one of our squad players and the impact it will have on him (whoever it may be) should he be drop to accommodate DD. I think it shows our concern for the overall team spirit that is engendered within the group and the impact it c...
by Corky
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Same old story with the result at the Emirates
Replies: 12
Views: 1182

Re: REPORT: Same old story with the result at the Emirates

I thought the final few minutes when Pope came up for the corners was highly entertaining and then Lennon came bursting through at the death but passed instead of taking a shot. MOTD was ridiculously one sided.
by Corky
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 39
Views: 3081

Re: MOTD

I'm never disappointed by MOTD but then my expectations regarding the media generally are set very low.
by Corky
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Owen Jones assaulted
Replies: 269
Views: 11234

Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Very high on conjecture whilst mightily thin on actual evidence. Best wait until a bit more checkable information becomes available, perhaps.
by Corky
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Positives and Negatives
Replies: 28
Views: 2394

Re: Positives and Negatives

Positive; team spirit, it counts for a lot. Negatives; midfield which will shortly be strengthened. I said to my son at the game that around 20 years ago there was a small piece in the London Evening Standard which said that Arsenal had just sold their millionth replica shirt. At the time I thought ...
by Corky
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Elvis....42 years since his death
Replies: 68
Views: 1852

Re: Elvis....42 years since his death

Try the original you never know you might find you like it.....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxHQUvCkV20
by Corky
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ist Team Travel
Replies: 30
Views: 2392

Re: Ist Team Travel

2510 wrote:How do the 1st Team travel to away matches, ie Arsenal tomorrow 1230 kick-off?

Fly/team bus on the day or day before?

Just curious.

Thanks.


I hope the above have been of some help.
by Corky
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ist Team Travel
Replies: 30
Views: 2392

Re: Ist Team Travel

They are with me. Can't you read!!!!!!!!!!! And yes omelettes will be on the menu.
by Corky
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal predictions?
Replies: 61
Views: 2296

Re: Arsenal predictions?

In his prediction for Sky all Charlie Nicholas can say about us is this....

Burnley had a great weekend, there is no doubt about that.

I really do hope he is yet again proved wrong.
by Corky
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ist Team Travel
Replies: 30
Views: 2392

Re: Ist Team Travel

I wanted to keep this secret but what the hell. Since my children left home and as I have now got two spare bedrooms I have started boarding a couple of the first team players when they are in the South East for a game. I understand that BFC have a network of home boarders who are able to provide a ...
by Corky
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'
Replies: 136
Views: 10103

Re: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'

And here's what you could have won.
by Corky
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Defour and Drinkwater latest news
Replies: 21
Views: 2531

Re: ARTICLE: Defour and Drinkwater latest news

Apparently they do not have a timescale for Defours return. As a result I am thinking of entering the famous dsr sweep. I'm hoping to pull "never" out of the hat as it seems the most likely conclusion.
by Corky
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Antwerp in for Defour
Replies: 102
Views: 6455

Re: Antwerp in for Defour

I genuinely don't think Defour has ever been "happy" to be injured, certainly not initially, but I do wonder and have done for quite some time now, if his time out and lengthy lay offs have affected him mentally and he just doesn't have the appetite for it or the mental strength to get ba...
by Corky
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Now we have a decent competitive squad
Replies: 18
Views: 1253

Re: Now we have a decent competitive squad

We do need this on a big banner

Jai Ho
जय हो
Mighty Burnley

Well said that man
by Corky
Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yes we won, but to put it into perspective...
Replies: 5
Views: 1472

Re: Yes we won, but to put it into perspective...

I believe IT that whoosh is the word that people use when this happens.
by Corky
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal tickets
Replies: 46
Views: 3565

Re: Arsenal tickets

My son has just text me and we have now got our two. Three cheers and a table leg. Easy journey for us.
by Corky
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mooy or Drinkwater
Replies: 34
Views: 2878

Re: Mooy or Drinkwater

Quicknick wrote:What sort of stupid thread is this?


This isn't any old stupid thread this is an UTC stupid thread. Surely you are used to them by now.
by Corky
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Brady and Defour update with a bit of Drinkwater and Wells
Replies: 18
Views: 2440

Re: ARTICLE: Brady and Defour update with a bit of Drinkwater and Wells

ClaretTony wrote:Two out injured for Saturday, one short term and one long term

See link
http://www.uptheclarets.com/brady-and-d ... -and-wells


Isn't it about time that we changed long term to terminal?

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