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by claretabroad
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Manager 09/10
Replies: 11
Views: 605

Re: Football Manager 09/10

It was indeed. Two of the programming team put themselves in the game as international quality players at Cambridge United.
by claretabroad
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Manager 09/10
Replies: 11
Views: 605

Re: Football Manager 09/10

Sadly there is no Mark Collis or Ferrah Orosco (That's one for the older gamers to appreciate).
by claretabroad
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Petition for improved access for disabled
Replies: 3
Views: 625

Re: Petition for improved access for disabled

This organisation should be informed of what happened:

http://www.attitudeiseverything.org.uk/

There is a long way to go to improve attitudes about disabled access to music venues but the situation is slowly improving with the help of organisations like the one above.
by claretabroad
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will Burnley hand the title to Liverpool ?
Replies: 26
Views: 2795

Re: Will Burnley hand the title to Liverpool ?

The perfect situation would be if we got a result against City and then Liverpool make a mess of one of their remaining fixtures. I fancy Wolves to get something against them.
by claretabroad
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Get in Brentford!!!
Replies: 46
Views: 2959

Re: Get in Brentford!!!

arise_sir_charge wrote:Being beaten in a play off final at Wembley and being in a sun drenched holiday resort are slightly different contexts.


It was Scotland, hardly a sun drenched holiday resort
by claretabroad
Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Get in Brentford!!!
Replies: 46
Views: 2959

Re: Get in Brentford!!!

Leeds fans think they have automatic right to be in the PL. They don’t. By contrast Sheff Utd is a good club with good fans who were great prior to Wembley in 09 and also gracious in defeat that day. Not the experience I had with Sheff Utd fans that day either. Out of all the interactions I had wit...
by claretabroad
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alex McLeish
Replies: 34
Views: 2971

Re: Alex McLeish

It was a terrible appointment in the first place and I'm glad he's gone. The Scottish FA had a really good opportunity to bring in Michael O'Neill and decided to go with McLeish 2.0.
by claretabroad
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Four Games Predictions?
Replies: 40
Views: 2030

Re: Last Four Games Predictions?

One draw but it will be against City.
by claretabroad
Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Salah
Replies: 24
Views: 1656

Re: Salah

Off to Real Madrid in the summer for a world record fee I reckon. The Liverpool fans I know are in denial about it though.
by claretabroad
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ground Development BL Stand
Replies: 67
Views: 6916

Re: Ground Development BL Stand

It is an interesting debate about whether we would be where we are without him. I think we would. All the money from that brief sojourn into the premier league was gone when SD took over. Most of our signings were free transfers and there had been no money spent on infrastructure despite the million...
by claretabroad
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Final wish this season.
Replies: 50
Views: 3021

Re: Final wish this season.

I'm hoping for a last minute dodgy penalty decision in our favour. It won't happen but I'd love to see their fans reaction when they finally get one against them.
by claretabroad
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stan Ternent
Replies: 36
Views: 4803

Re: Stan Ternent

What's the story behind the animosity? I know I've disliked Colin since Stan was manager but can't remember why at all.
by claretabroad
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff should have had 3 penalties
Replies: 39
Views: 2471

Re: Cardiff should have had 3 penalties

The 2 Mee ones were definitely not penalties. Charlie Taylor got the ball. The Tarkowski one I haven't seen any clear footage of so couldn't say, maybe that could have been one. West Ham just got an absolute stinker of a penalty decision against them, that's one to be furious about.
by claretabroad
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rugby Australia
Replies: 6
Views: 298

Re: Rugby Australia

He's already had one warning for his social media posts and the sponsors in Australia threatened to walk away over those. Sports stars should simply stay off social media but if they do then they should treat it as though they are doing a live interview. I have no sympathy for him at all.
by claretabroad
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Inappropriate names
Replies: 51
Views: 2077

Re: Inappropriate names

i went to college with a lad called Wayne Ankers.
by claretabroad
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mango
Replies: 17
Views: 1007

Re: Mango

Supermarket mangoes are awful. Go find some honey mangoes in a local grocer.
by claretabroad
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Eve of the new cricket season is here...
Replies: 45
Views: 1348

Re: The Eve of the new cricket season is here...

Hope Hameed gets back to the form from his early career. Last year his first class average was 9.44.
by claretabroad
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs announce Trippier release
Replies: 64
Views: 4683

Re: Spurs announce Trippier release

If we are going to make a player the highest paid in our history it shouldn't be a full back. I love Trippier, he was on my list of 5 favourite players, but his wages are on a different level to what we can or should pay.
by claretabroad
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coventry close to liquidation
Replies: 69
Views: 7234

Re: Coventry close to liquidation

It's very strange situation and I have way more sympathy for Coventry than I do Notlob. The FA needs to pull its finger out and create some robust and enforcable rules to cover football club governance. I'm not holding my breath though, as the premier league riches are the driving force behind every...
by claretabroad
Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ormskirk fan(s)
Replies: 23
Views: 1531

Re: Ormskirk fan(s)

You may have heard the phrase 'the city that never sleeps'. Ormskirk is the town that never wakes.
by claretabroad
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your 5 favourite Clarets of all time
Replies: 96
Views: 2481

Re: Your 5 favourite Clarets of all time

Steve Harper - I know it doesn't make any sense. Every year there was a 3-5 game purple patch where he was unplayable. The rest of the season he might as well not have been on the field. It says everything about his career that the best goal he ever scored got wiped from the record books when Alders...
by claretabroad
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Clarets secure landmark win for Dyche against Wolves
Replies: 4
Views: 543

Re: REPORT: Clarets secure landmark win for Dyche against Wolves

You've got both Ben Mee and Stephen Ward playing left back for Wolves there.
by claretabroad
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Feel sorry for Cardiff?
Replies: 69
Views: 4940

Re: Feel sorry for Cardiff?

My inclination towards wanting fair refereeing is overriden by my joy of seeing Warnock suffer. They were robbed but a raging Warnock is worth it.
by claretabroad
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight Mcneil - He's one of our own!
Replies: 62
Views: 2694

Re: Dwight Mcneil - He's one of our own!

It's a terrible song regardless of who it is sung about. Surely someone can come up with something unique to us and him rather than regurgitate that dirge.
by claretabroad
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 5672

Re: Religion wins again

Bosscat wrote:Oh I am very sorry ... I just cut out the boll*x and got straight to the nub of what he said :D


No need to apologise ;)

Marx tended to wax lyrical somewhat.

Ralph Miliband and Louis Althusser did it better.
by claretabroad
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 5672

Re: Religion wins again

Karl Marx said "Religion is the Opium of the people"... Hows that for linking up a few different threads :D No. He didn't. "Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people". That's...
by claretabroad
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Helping someone who's had an amputation.
Replies: 17
Views: 871

Re: Helping someone who's had an amputation.

I had a lower leg amputation several years ago and am a volunteer for an amputee charity who provide support and information for people who have had an amputation or are about to go through the process. Is there a way I can contact you directly?
by claretabroad
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brilliant new chant at yesterdays game
Replies: 29
Views: 4009

Re: Brilliant new chant at yesterdays game

No, you'll find two.
by claretabroad
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch
Replies: 469
Views: 23843

Re: Peter Crouch

I like this move. It's a short term signing that has quite a few positives. Our overall transfer strategy hasn't been particularly good over the last year but bringing in an experienced premier league player until the end of the season is one of our better moves.
by claretabroad
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interview with Mike Conroy
Replies: 34
Views: 2820

Re: Interview with Mike Conroy

Will never forget that cup game at Shrewsbury just before Christmas. 93 or 94. 1-0 down, last few minutes with their lot chanting "We're all going to Sheffield" (next round). They get a penalty to go 2-0 up. Marlon saves. Straight from kick-off we equalise. Then in injury-time, Conroy sma...
by claretabroad
Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Six Nations 2019
Replies: 139
Views: 10753

Re: Six Nations 2019

Scotland currently have 29 players on the injured list. I'd like to see them do well but think the timing isn't right for them to put out a competitive side for every game.
by claretabroad
Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interview with Mike Conroy
Replies: 34
Views: 2820

Re: Interview with Mike Conroy

I remember going to watch Canberra Cosmos play a game against Eastern Pride and he was on the bench. In the match programme he had magically become 2 years younger. I'm not sure what he made of the one fan wearing a Burnley shirt and drunkenly chanting his name.
by claretabroad
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your best cricket X1
Replies: 28
Views: 1213

Re: Your best cricket X1

Depends on the format. Test, One Day or 20/20?
by claretabroad
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Greatest moment of 20C
Replies: 49
Views: 1944

Re: Greatest moment of 20C

Invention of the transistor.
by claretabroad
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season Ticket Sell your Seat
Replies: 13
Views: 1995

Re: Season Ticket Sell your Seat

Let me tell you about the scam my wife's US college runs over its tickets for american football. At the beginning of the year she gets an email asking which games she would like to go to. There is no such thing as a season ticket but she could theoretically apply for tickets for every game. The Univ...
by claretabroad
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coyle and Celtic
Replies: 58
Views: 3656

Re: Coyle and Celtic

The lying liar lied. Again.
by claretabroad
Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Five Words.
Replies: 77
Views: 3760

Re: Five Words.

Here are my five words
by claretabroad
Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit and Bene n hot,a game changer ?
Replies: 22
Views: 1408

Re: Brexit and Bene n hot,a game changer ?

Firstly, that's not true. The Canada - EU trade agreement, for example, has zero tariffs. Secondly, you said "a lot more" expensive. I think you meant to answer my original question by saying you didn't know, there was no rationale and you were making it up but it was just made up to say ...
by claretabroad
Tue Dec 25, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit and Bene n hot,a game changer ?
Replies: 22
Views: 1408

Re: Brexit and Bene n hot,a game changer ?

thatdberight wrote:Why? What's your rationale for that?


because any negotiated trade deal will have a tariff on alchohol higher than what we have now.
by claretabroad
Tue Dec 25, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit and Bene n hot,a game changer ?
Replies: 22
Views: 1408

Re: Brexit and Bene n hot,a game changer ?

It won't be under threat, just a lot more expensive.
by claretabroad
Tue Dec 25, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Going Vegan in feb
Replies: 75
Views: 2490

Re: Going Vegan in feb

I'm not vegan but was vegetarian for over a decade. It is going to be hard until you work out what you can and can't eat (and there are lots of animal sourced ingredients in surprising places). I would recommend buying a good vegetarian curry cookbook. The best tasting vegan food is from the east, t...
by claretabroad
Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Biggest donkey of all time?
Replies: 108
Views: 4116

Re: Biggest donkey of all time?

HertsClaret and TheWellerNut bring back some terrible memories with those lists of names and Mondsley beat me to it with the Nick Pickering/lino incident which I remember only too shockingly well. Most of the obvious candidates mentioned already but to be fair to most of them they were lower league...
by claretabroad
Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Merry Christmas.....
Replies: 27
Views: 834

Re: Merry Christmas.....

There is no way that ball is regulation size.
by claretabroad
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would any Bunrley Players From
Replies: 51
Views: 2903

Re: Would any Bunrley Players From

+1 for Glenn. Adrian Randall was an enigma. He was capable of some moments of unbelievable skill and his first touch always put him in space but he never managed to apply his talents consistently on the field. Frustration personified. In addition: Inchy. He did have an established top flight career ...
by claretabroad
Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brady
Replies: 50
Views: 4052

Re: Brady

Looked exactly like a player coming back from a long term injury, flashes of what we know he can do but inconsistent. I'll revisit after another 3 games as we will have a much better idea by then but so far it is promising.
by claretabroad
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump is Finished
Replies: 88
Views: 4225

Re: Donald Trump is Finished

He won't be impeached as long as the republicans in the senate choose not to. Right now they can load the judiciary with their appointments and use Trump as a distraction. If they decide to impeach then Mike Pence would take over and that is not an outcome any sane person would want.
by claretabroad
Sat Nov 17, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Simon Beecroft is skydiving for MND
Replies: 45
Views: 3257

Re: Simon Beecroft is skydiving for MND

I've made a donation. Alan is a top bloke and did so much to help me get to away games. I remember one game sometime in the mid 90's when he caught the match ball after a wayward shot. Quick as a flash he whipped out a marker and signed the ball. Some match day sponsor, somewhere in the UK (Part of ...
by claretabroad
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Autobiographies
Replies: 33
Views: 1305

Re: Football Autobiographies

+1 for the Garry Nelson book. I've read a lot over the years and that one stands out.
by claretabroad
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trump's Lies
Replies: 529
Views: 28109

Re: Trump's Lies

In the first 650 days of his presidency Trump has made over 6400 statements that are verifiably false or misleading.
by claretabroad
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Council tax for the rich
Replies: 15
Views: 1376

Re: Council tax for the rich

basil6345789 wrote:I am a Minister in the Ecky Thump religion and have deemed our living room a place of worship. I pay no Council Tax.


Ecky Thump is a martial art not a religion.

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