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by Corky
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: And that is why the crowd was 8k
Replies: 153
Views: 5149

Re: And that is why the crowd was 8k

It's sad but let's face it the FA cup of our youth , that's for some of us over a certain age where all the family come round to watch the build up and game from 9am onwards is over. Football on tele every day hasn't helped and the money tree that's the Prem means that is the focus. Business first ...
by Corky
Mon Jan 27, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley’s imminent application for academy Cat. One status
Replies: 26
Views: 2097

Re: Burnley’s imminent application for academy Cat. One status

cricketfieldclarets wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:49 pm
i think you have completely misinterpreted anything I said and blown it all out of proportion. God knows why.
I don't think he did. Chester gave you a reasoned thoughtful view, you on the other hand responded like a petulant child.
by Corky
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood Song
Replies: 57
Views: 1886

Re: Chris Wood Song

He scores with his head
He scores with his shins
Chris Wood
Our goal scoring machine
by Corky
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blood and sweat and snot
Replies: 6
Views: 879

Re: Blood and sweat and snot

You've just been snotted by Burnley. Has a ring to it, maybe even a song.
by Corky
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crying woman at the Orient game
Replies: 16
Views: 1855

Re: Crying woman at the Orient game

Rowls wrote:
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:42 pm
Was it very fashionable to be in your 30s in the 80s?

I didn't manage it but then again I've never been fashionable.
I was in my 30s in the 80s but then again at the time I was one of the trendiest men in London. :lol:
by Corky
Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How do we move forward?
Replies: 28
Views: 1787

Re: How do we move forward?

Ambulate!
by Corky
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Leicester
Replies: 367
Views: 8124

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lestershiity

Well that's me off to playing records.
by Corky
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Holiday in Cape Verde
Replies: 23
Views: 1130

Re: Holiday in Cape Verde

Been to Boavista twice stayed at the Riu Touareg Not much to do but if you like to relax it’s amazing The above. I found the prevailing windy conditions very pleasant as it kept the humidity down. Went in November and was a great relaxing holiday. Only problem was the 6 hour flight in a small(ish) ...
by Corky
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Official : No Scottish IndyRef 2
Replies: 43
Views: 1472

Re: Official : No Scottish IndyRef 2

Because they want more powers to be devolved to them from Westminster but are happy with the framework and regulations / power that the EU hold. It’s a pretty sensible position to adopt really - why do they need or want Westminster MPs / government making decisions and determining policy, investmen...
by Corky
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Official : No Scottish IndyRef 2
Replies: 43
Views: 1472

Re: Official : No Scottish IndyRef 2

What I can't understand is that the SNP are vehemently opposed to leaving the EU because we are better as a group but when it comes to being in a group of 4 in the UK that somehow doesn't work quite the same and they will be better and stronger out of the union. Strange that. And of course there is ...
by Corky
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 120
Views: 4630

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

two things need to happen the board need to get the cheque book out. not break the bank but at least give us more hope. The second thing is the fans need to show our desire. We rarely lose when the Turf rocks. all this moaning is hitting the players confidence especially the Right Backs I agree wit...
by Corky
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 252
Views: 15632

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

And Drinkwater was described as being woefully off the pace. Perhaps we never played him because he just didn't take it seriously.
by Corky
Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jobs suggestions for 19 year old who's just been let go
Replies: 53
Views: 2379

Re: Jobs suggestions for 19 year old who's just been let go

BennyD wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:50 pm
Couldn’t resist a pop could you. Still bitter then are we petal?
I take it you disagree then? Happy to be proved wrong but bet I'm not. Petal indeed what an infant.
by Corky
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Chant To Think About
Replies: 40
Views: 1284

Re: New Chant To Think About

Keep it short and bitter sweet.

We're **** and we're going down repeat ad nauseam.

That should read poo, but spelt with an s
by Corky
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jobs suggestions for 19 year old who's just been let go
Replies: 53
Views: 2379

Re: Jobs suggestions for 19 year old who's just been let go

As Goobs said above. Chances are, because of the 10 bob tories voting in the Conservatives, a 19 year old will likely be working until he is at least 75 so best get some solid career advice and training under his belt whilst young and presumably still at home.
by Corky
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to get rid of the Royal family?
Replies: 117
Views: 2764

Re: Time to get rid of the Royal family?

I'm a republican and I would like to see the back of the Royal family. As I have said many times both on this Board and on other social media sites I infest the idea of us having what is referred to as a constitutional Monarch is pointless. We do not have a written constitution for a start and durin...
by Corky
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: \burnley are facing a battle to survive in the Premier Lge
Replies: 87
Views: 3788

Re: \burnley are facing a battle to survive in the Premier Lge

A blind man on a galloping horse could have told us that. But not to worry!!!!!!
by Corky
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche interview
Replies: 21
Views: 2012

Re: Dyche interview

It's probably not the truth, but you just get bullshit from the guy now. His interviews, such as they are, frankly, aren't worth watching anymore.
by Corky
Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should We Boycott Cyprus
Replies: 140
Views: 3698

Re: Should We Boycott Cyprus

Claret-On-A-T-Rex wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:08 pm
There won't be one.
You the Council for the Defence are you?
by Corky
Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should We Boycott Cyprus
Replies: 140
Views: 3698

Re: Should We Boycott Cyprus

There is enough doubt in my mind for me to suggest that we await the outcome of the appeal before we go all Trumpy!
by Corky
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran?
Replies: 105
Views: 4998

Re: War with Iran?

AndrewJB wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:55 pm
Saudi has a lot to do with this. Why have we chosen to ally ourselves with a country far more despotic than Iran, and the one from where most of the 9/11 terrorists came from?
Wow, don't go confusing people with the truth. Facts, that's a refreshing change on this board.
by Corky
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche - "Mike Rigg has had it tougher than expected"
Replies: 168
Views: 7549

Re: Dyche - "Mike Rigg has had it tougher than expected"

A different world in the same league - last season Roman Abramovich pumped £249m into Chelsea who had an operating loss of £196m before player sales - I don't ever want our club to operate like that Bingo...single out probably the worst example and use it to justify what, in this context, I am not ...
by Corky
Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche - "Mike Rigg has had it tougher than expected"
Replies: 168
Views: 7549

Re: Dyche - "Mike Rigg has had it tougher than expected"

To some extent for Burnley an insolvable problem, but here's they way they face it “We have a pot of money and might spend it if the right opportunities arise. We’re looking for value on players, and if we can find that, we spend it, if we don’t, we leave it.” It's so simple, accept it (and accept ...
by Corky
Mon Jan 06, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche - "Mike Rigg has had it tougher than expected"
Replies: 168
Views: 7549

Re: Dyche - "Mike Rigg has had it tougher than expected"

I suppose what we should be looking for from any further press opportunities is an explanation from the Chairman or the Manager or indeed Rigg as to how they intend to resolve this imponderable issue.

Don't just tell us what the problem is but advise us as to what they believe to be the solution.
by Corky
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Star Wars film
Replies: 44
Views: 1949

Re: New Star Wars film

Son and I went over Xmas and both enjoyed it. Not earth shattering but decent enough.
by Corky
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche - "Mike Rigg has had it tougher than expected"
Replies: 168
Views: 7549

Re: Dyche - "Mike Rigg has had it tougher than expected"

The "ideal players" that Mike Rigg has supposedly "identified" are obviously not hidden gems or players under the radar hence the reason that they are well beyond Burnley's reach financially. There is no point wandering around the Food Hall in Harrods when you are well aware that the money in your ...
by Corky
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The chairman’s comments on the transfer situation
Replies: 244
Views: 8545

Re: The chairman’s comments on the transfer situation

Interesting if not unsurprising comments by the Chairman. I guess, as we already knew, the overarching principles of the Club are to remain financially viable in the long term. Whichever course we steer have risks associated with them. Whether it be spending £30 million on a midfielder (the very min...
by Corky
Fri Jan 03, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Unfortunately we are sitting ducks for relegation
Replies: 46
Views: 2857

Re: Unfortunately we are sitting ducks for relegation

Aside from Pope, Tarks and McNeil I don't think any of the rest of the team that played against Villa would be of much interest in the transfer market to most of the teams at the top of the Championship let alone the Premier League. The Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts isn't working for us...
by Corky
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche: January Signings Unlikely
Replies: 99
Views: 5345

Re: Dyche: January Signings Unlikely

I've said on another thread that SD talks or should I say waffles his way through most interviews now. I don't think he takes them seriously. About a little over a minute into his post match ramble/drone he pointed to his left and said that's a fine!!! I have no idea what that means but it suggested...
by Corky
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I didn't watch today
Replies: 20
Views: 909

Re: I didn't watch today

Whilst I am far from a fanatical supporter I do like to go to as many games as possible. Unfortunately the last home game for my son and I was Chelsea. Not good. Chelsea away is an easy one for us, particularly my son who lives in Wandsworth but at the moment neither of us fancy wasting our money wh...
by Corky
Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche: January Signings Unlikely
Replies: 99
Views: 5345

Re: Dyche: January Signings Unlikely

ClaretTony wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:22 pm
That interview is a a few weeks old isn't it?
It might as well be. Dyche spouts the same old drivel every interview. In this one it is clear that he hasn't got a clue why they got beat.

Unbelievable Jeff.
by Corky
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Conservatives win Burnley after 109 years ... why ?
Replies: 86
Views: 2617

Re: Conservatives win Burnley after 109 years ... why ?

That's a bit of a microcosm of what went wrong. The Labour Party have the same attitude as you. You are so certain that Brexit is likely to damage living standards and the rest of it, that you assume everyone believes the same as you and that those who vote against have decided that damaging them d...
by Corky
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Conservatives win Burnley after 109 years ... why ?
Replies: 86
Views: 2617

Re: Conservatives win Burnley after 109 years ... why ?

I think that this election has shown us that in general the populace are more interested in personality than policies. They are easily persuaded by the media establishment lies and have a very shallow view of societal needs. Get Brexit Done was just the right buzz phrase and resonated with too many ...
by Corky
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Witcher TV series
Replies: 14
Views: 699

Re: The Witcher TV series

. wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:05 pm
. did not enjoy the first season of this show. He found it all over the place.
Yeh, but what did you think. Pretentious?
by Corky
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I like Graeme Souness'
Replies: 23
Views: 1905

Re: I like Graeme Souness'

But they are not error now!!!! I take your point, but I would suggest that Souness' suggestion would be perceived as better by most fans. There will however be a contrary few!!
by Corky
Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I like Graeme Souness'
Replies: 23
Views: 1905

Re: I like Graeme Souness'

Good idea.
by Corky
Sun Dec 29, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Be careful what we wish for.
Replies: 42
Views: 2166

Re: Be careful what we wish for.

It will be the Chairman, surely? I would assume you are correct. And I think it is up to the Chairman and his Board to decide how to proceed. As I see it there are several options. The Chairman has made it clear that the financial business model that the Club work to is to finish 17th. Anything abo...
by Corky
Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Changes needed
Replies: 47
Views: 3220

Re: Changes needed

Whilst I sympathize and empathize with those looking for change, this afternoon I drove passed Aldershots ground and I said to my wife...seems weird that I have been on there watching Burnley play and yesterday we were playing Many. She wasn't interested and didn't get it but I'm sure you guys will.
by Corky
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Moneybags Utd
Replies: 302
Views: 7859

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Moneybags Utd

Turns into Panto season at the end.
by Corky
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Moneybags Utd
Replies: 302
Views: 7859

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Moneybags Utd

SussexDon1inIreland wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:36 pm
Mike Dean is on their side
If he was he would have sent Bardsley off.
by Corky
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Moneybags Utd
Replies: 302
Views: 7859

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Moneybags Utd

United haven't kept a clean sheet in three and a half months!!
by Corky
Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Moneybags Utd
Replies: 302
Views: 7859

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Moneybags Utd

Game over.
by Corky
Fri Dec 27, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 21 points away in 2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1154

Re: 21 points away in 2019

Nice stat. Though, if people like BOT could have turned up just for the goals in those wins, they would have done. Not proper fans really, and they should go to Ewood if they don't like it. Don't more realistic fans find these sort of comments quite tedious and asinine. I guess the point is existin...
by Corky
Thu Dec 26, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Did a Premier League team
Replies: 54
Views: 2081

Re: Did a Premier League team

DAVETHEVICAR wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 5:23 pm
Thinksome posters should go To Deadwood if unhappy
Expect you talk a whole load of hot air to a whole load of empty pews each Sunday if your sermons are as cutting and insightful as the above.
by Corky
Thu Dec 26, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I Have To Say..
Replies: 97
Views: 3798

Re: I Have To Say..

As I live in the South East I do not get to many games. My Son and I made the mistake of coming up for the Chelsea match which was a strange one and not particularly enjoyable. Anyway we had previously been to Arsenal and Brighton so only seen us draw. Thought we didn't do too badly at Arsenal, but ...
by Corky
Thu Dec 26, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Did a Premier League team
Replies: 54
Views: 2081

Re: Did a Premier League team

The Chairman has made it quite clear that he is happy if we finish 17th. That is the business model that they work to. Anything above that is a bonus. This means that it is highly unlikely that the squad will be strengthened mid season. The fact that most fans think we seriously need to strengthen t...
by Corky
Mon Dec 23, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky Sports Dave Jones
Replies: 107
Views: 5960

Re: Sky Sports Dave Jones

I think Neville was more laying the blame with society but saying that the fact both major political parties have been able to get away with barely addressing several race issues is a sign that society is accepting of racist behaviour. I agree. Society has an issue with it if you can vote for a PM ...
by Corky
Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National / Northern rail
Replies: 39
Views: 1968

Re: National / Northern rail

The Rail Network was broken up to allow it to be sold off to private enterprise as it was expected/hoped that they would run it more efficiently than BRB. Given my job as the Network Control Manager for Royal Mail, prior to my retirement, I can tell you that there is a reason that Royal Mail switche...
by Corky
Fri Dec 20, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best DISCO Record of all time...
Replies: 36
Views: 1164

Re: Best DISCO Record of all time...

Tower Of Power You Ought To Be Havin' Fun
by Corky
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What is this doing parading around our town?
Replies: 27
Views: 2147

Re: What is this doing parading around our town?

MACCA wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 1:18 pm
You're right, but dont worry, I dont live down there, I was merely driving past to show my kids the results of not performing well at school.
Threatening them with Park Hill Convent School were you. I presume it is still there, further up on the left?