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by Corky
Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northern Monkeys - You're being conned
Replies: 103
Views: 2619

Re: Northern Monkeys - You're being conned

Bit like the Turin Shroud, isn't it. Found to be a fake after scientific analysis but that doesn't matter it's what we want to believe that counts.
by Corky
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “I let the side down”
Replies: 87
Views: 5114

Re: “I let the side down”

I suppose they could always strip him of his Duke of York title and give him the Duke of Windsor one and then ship him off to the Bahamas.
by Corky
Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “I let the side down”
Replies: 87
Views: 5114

Re: “I let the side down”

I think the one conclusion that we can all draw from this debacle is that Air Miles Andy is both arrogant and a liar.
by Corky
Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cork & Westwood
Replies: 50
Views: 2303

Re: Cork & Westwood

jrgbfc wrote:Wouldn't be regulars at any other Premier league side.


This, for me, is the most telling comment. And it is hard to disagree with.
by Corky
Mon Oct 28, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Footy Mad Cities
Replies: 49
Views: 1656

Re: Footy Mad Cities

To be fair any city full of grown men wearing football tops on a a non match day is more a reflection of blind faith, poverty and uber “ chavness” and terrible fashion sense than the cities interest in football imo .Though Liverpool and Newcastle fit both camps ! On my wifes first visit to Burnley,...
by Corky
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dispatches the Prince & the Paedophile
Replies: 38
Views: 1660

Re: Dispatches the Prince & the Paedophile

Quite shocking on here how some seem to be suggesting that they think it normal and quite acceptable for a 40 year old man to have sex with a 17 year old girl who was trafficked for sex. I shouldn't be surprised where the royal family are concerned. It seems that there are some people in this countr...
by Corky
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Alt-Right Playbook
Replies: 51
Views: 2476

Re: The Alt-Right Playbook

I've just quickly watched the Never Play Defense and take it that Imploding Turtle is the one in red.
by Corky
Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to get rid of VAR
Replies: 177
Views: 5773

Re: Time to get rid of VAR

I agree with both the above posts from Ashington and Notts....the spontaneity has now gone out of the game. A goal is scored and we have to wait for it to be verified by VAR which is still the opinion of a bloke in a room looking at it through 15 different angles, if we are to believe Sean Dyche. Wa...
by Corky
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester City v .MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 330
Views: 7699

Re: Letcher Shitty v .MIGHTY CLARETS

I believe that Garth Crook is ITs script writer.
by Corky
Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hampstead Claret RIP
Replies: 163
Views: 7254

Re: Hampstead Claret RIP

Very sad news when someone dies so young. I don't know whether I knew Hampstead or not but as I am 64 and also went to St Teds it is highly likely.
by Corky
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight starts for under 21s
Replies: 71
Views: 6710

Re: Dwight starts for under 21s

Rileybobs wrote:Stop being obtuse guys.


I apologies unreservedly. Football isn't my main passion and I genuinely thought England had an U23 set up. I'll get back to my music. Sorry and all that. You were still obtuse though :lol:
by Corky
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight starts for under 21s
Replies: 71
Views: 6710

Re: Dwight starts for under 21s

Rileybobs wrote:Just wondering how you think he would be better playing for Burnley’s under 23 side when he’s a regular starter for the first team, instead of representing his country at under 21 level? Not sure what’s obtuse about that?


Well done sir that is a textbook example of being obtuse.
by Corky
Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight starts for under 21s
Replies: 71
Views: 6710

Re: Dwight starts for under 21s

Rileybobs wrote:He’s playing in the under 21 side for England.


Correct; now what exactly have you got to offer to the debate or are you just being obtuse.
by Corky
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight starts for under 21s
Replies: 71
Views: 6710

Re: Dwight starts for under 21s

Given his experience which is growing weekly playing regularly as he does in the Premiership does McNeil actually get much benefit from playing U21 footy. Wouldn't he be better being in the U23 team/squad.
by Corky
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Air BnB
Replies: 27
Views: 1441

Re: Air BnB

Son and daughter use them all the time. In fact daughter and her partner travelled extensively throughout South and North America some years back using Air B&B without any problems. As has been said you need to look at reviews. It is a sign of the changing times that my wife and I have booked an...
by Corky
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Channel 5's Building Britains Canals
Replies: 11
Views: 1101

Re: Channel 5's Building Britains Canals

When I was a child I used to spend a lot of time playing by and sometimes in the canal as my Grandparents lived at No 1 Manchester Rd Hapton which is right by the side of the canal. In those days it was always referred to as the Leeds to Liverpool canal. Now it is the Leeds and Liverpool: I prefer t...
by Corky
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY
Replies: 26
Views: 1636

Re: DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY

An application by the police for an extradition order would be made to the Courts. In a diplomatic immunity case presumably the Foreign Office would ask for her immunity to be waived. The USA doesn't usually waive someone's diplomatic immunity to enable a foreign country to prosecute even when ther...
by Corky
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY
Replies: 26
Views: 1636

Re: DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY

I wish people would cease with this stupid idea that we have a special relationship with the USA. We haven't and we never have.
by Corky
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Labour now want to interfere in running football clubs
Replies: 60
Views: 2861

Re: Labour now want to interfere in running football clubs

Apart from supporters being able to hire and fire directors which is a bit OTT the rest of the points made seem pretty sound. Do BFC pay a living wage for backroom/office staff? If not then they should.
by Corky
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: An incredible sight.
Replies: 27
Views: 3645

Re: An incredible sight.

Snap!!!!
by Corky
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: An incredible sight.
Replies: 27
Views: 3645

Re: An incredible sight.

West Ham playing Palace shortly is going to rather spoil that, I fear.
by Corky
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diane Abbott stands in for Corbyn on PMQ
Replies: 118
Views: 7331

Re: Diane Abbott stands in for Corbyn on PMQ

Wow, morpheus just took virtue signalling to a whole new level. I wonder if he/she wakes up in the morning and scours social media and the like for something to be offended by.
by Corky
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diane Abbott stands in for Corbyn on PMQ
Replies: 118
Views: 7331

Re: Diane Abbott stands in for Corbyn on PMQ

But that is Banksy depicting the whole House of Commons as Chimps, isn't it?
by Corky
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vertonghen & Eriksen’s wife...
Replies: 15
Views: 12080

Re: Vertonghen & Eriksen’s wife...

Salacious nonsense.
by Corky
Mon Sep 30, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Funeral cover plans....
Replies: 15
Views: 1265

Re: Funeral cover plans....

My Wife and I have discussed this ripoff and as neither of us are remotely religious have decided that we will both go for a simple cremation. You do not need undertakers or coffins or to hold any type of service. You simply arrange with your local Crematorium for a suitable slot and off you pop, 10...
by Corky
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Defour joins Antwerp
Replies: 125
Views: 15824

Re: ARTICLE: Defour joins Antwerp

I must admit, when opening this thread, to half expecting it to say he was injured again.
by Corky
Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time for a change away from home?
Replies: 18
Views: 2293

Re: Time for a change away from home?

He took Cork off and brought on Jay yesterday. McNeil then played more centrally in midfield so we adopted a 433 which is similar to what we did in the second half at Brighton.
by Corky
Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Early Days of Northern Soul - Charles Hatcher AKA Edwin Starr
Replies: 11
Views: 645

Re: The Early Days of Northern Soul - Charles Hatcher AKA Edwin Starr

A great song but a tad slow for the Northern Soul crowd Cleveleys_claret.
by Corky
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Early Days of Northern Soul - Charles Hatcher AKA Edwin Starr
Replies: 11
Views: 645

Re: The Early Days of Northern Soul - Charles Hatcher AKA Edwin Starr

Those who actually regularly go to NS events will tell you that Time has been the big record over recent years for Edwin Starr but I prefer the B side Running Back And Forth https://youtu.be/0GI_g_FZZiQ Also the B side of You're My Mellow, one My Kind Of Woman has also attracted some play https://yo...
by Corky
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Princess Beatrice
Replies: 43
Views: 2699

Re: Princess Beatrice

Who says thank you to/for Prince Archie and presumably the delighted 'we', excludes Prince William? it might be Prince Andrew's other daughter's boyfriend, but I'm 99% sure that it's this guy: Anyone in the top six or eight heirs to the UK throne has to have their marriage partner 'approved/permitt...
by Corky
Thu Sep 26, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Princess Beatrice
Replies: 43
Views: 2699

Re: Princess Beatrice

Just said to my Wife, Princess Beatrice is getting married...which one is she? I don't know says she; they are all ugly!!!!
by Corky
Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thomas Cook to collapse imminently?
Replies: 232
Views: 10530

Re: Thomas Cook to collapse imminently?

Of course, we know: 1) N.Ireland rec'd the £1 bn. 2) The cost of repatriation is less than £100m - and most will be covered by Atol 3) TC was planning to shut shops and cut jobs, some had already closed earlier this year 4) any gov't support would af best have "kicked the can down the road&quo...
by Corky
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thomas Cook to collapse imminently?
Replies: 232
Views: 10530

Re: Thomas Cook to collapse imminently?

Interesting that the Tories gave the DUP £1billion to save their jobs but nothing to save the jobs of Thomas Cook staff. Highest figure I have seen for the cost of CAA/ATOL repatriation is £600m. All for the sake of keeping a liquidity buffer.
by Corky
Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thomas Cook to collapse imminently?
Replies: 232
Views: 10530

Re: Thomas Cook to collapse imminently?

They were looking for a £200m bale out from the Government which they didn't get. Now 9000 people are out of work. We helped out the Banks so why couldn't Boris the Buffoon help out TC.
by Corky
Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Car attempted breakin
Replies: 16
Views: 1676

Re: Car attempted breakin

It was probably caused by Father Peter, he is a Rovers fan, you know!!!!
by Corky
Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sapiosexual !!
Replies: 64
Views: 4409

Re: Sapiosexual !!

What really annoys me about this, what I think, is pointless virtue signalling by this Ronson chap is that it tends to trivialise a serious issue.
by Corky
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dog breeders.
Replies: 4
Views: 673

Re: Dog breeders.

Just get a dog from a rescue centre. There are far too many dogs needing homes already; no need to line the pockets of breeders.
by Corky
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Midfield 3
Replies: 36
Views: 3264

Re: Midfield 3

At the end of the game my son said to me that we ended up playing 433 and I would be happy to give it a try. And also playing it out from the back with Pope actually passing it to one of our players rather than the hit and hope hoofball that got us nowhere in the second half at Brighton. They might ...
by Corky
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick goal
Replies: 71
Views: 8885

Re: Hendrick goal

superdimitri wrote:Amazing that there are people who still think distribution from a goalkeeper isn't important and the moment Pope rolls it out rather than his terrible kicking up field and we score.


Agreed. The second half was awful to watch as was Popes kicking.
by Corky
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Defour joins Antwerp
Replies: 125
Views: 15824

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: 125
Views: 15824

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: 959

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: 959

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: 2555

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: 40466

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: 40466

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: 40466

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: 305

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: 40466

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: 4550

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...

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