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by Herts Clarets
Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Modern homes bad smells and eight goals
Replies: 11
Views: 395

Re: ARTICLE: Modern homes bad smells and eight goals

The court cases are staggering aren't they? Banged up for theft but fined peanuts for violence. My story is similar to yours although we went on the Bee Hole End. These games, sadly, are a year before my time, but I followed you a few years later in the cricket field end. You haven't seen an eight ...
by Herts Clarets
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “I let the side down”
Replies: 103
Views: 5601

Re: “I let the side down”

I hope Campbell disclosed his earnings to the relevant tax authorities so that he paid his fair share so that it could be spent on public services. I wonder if the people paying him were paying much tax and how they had become so rich. I doubt many would have been socialists or supporters of ‘new’ ...
by Herts Clarets
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “I let the side down”
Replies: 103
Views: 5601

Re: “I let the side down”

According to a well known Claret who is rarely out of the media, Andrew's interview and confession is 'not that big a deal'. And then it is revealed that he also spent time at the home of convicted sex offender Epstein and his name appeared in Epstein's little black book. Apparently with the address...
by Herts Clarets
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Car tyre keeps losing pressure
Replies: 25
Views: 1146

Re: Car tyre keeps losing pressure

Faulty tyre pressure sensor?
by Herts Clarets
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Opening Day Thrashings
Replies: 42
Views: 1054

Re: Opening Day Thrashings

Another Fabregas master class I seem to remember. I watched the game from a sports bar in Toronto and Scott Arfield scores a great early opener and I was thinking not much to this Premier League lark. I think that was the last time we managed to kick the ball ! It seemed like Chelsea scored 3 and d...
by Herts Clarets
Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Opening Day Thrashings
Replies: 42
Views: 1054

Re: Opening Day Thrashings

Home to Colchester, the first league game after the Orient game in August 1987. Went to the game full of optimism with a side full of new signings. A 0-3 opening home result wasn't what we were hoping for....
by Herts Clarets
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is this that put us through agony?
Replies: 30
Views: 1950

Re: Who is this that put us through agony?

Didn't bring me much bloody comfort on 9th May 1987 I can tell you
by Herts Clarets
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Socrates
Replies: 60
Views: 1944

Re: FAO Socrates

I read some of this on Twitter and wondered if it was the same guy who posted on here. Really knows his stuff on boxing.

Sounds like he has had a horrific time. Hope you pull through fella and get back on the Turf soon.
by Herts Clarets
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Grounds That Burnley Haven't Had Much Change From
Replies: 52
Views: 1512

Re: Grounds That Burnley Haven't Had Much Change From

ClaretTony wrote:My Ewood record is p 16 w 9 d 2 l 5


Mine is P3 W0 D0 L3

Me not going to BollEwood is a good luck charm
by Herts Clarets
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great headers
Replies: 50
Views: 1305

Re: Great headers

I remember Roger Eli scoring with a belting header at the Turf but I can't remember who it was against. Help :D Made all the better by scoring it Peter Shilton He scored a better header later in the season at home to Scarborough. Mick Conroy with a great run and right foot cross and Eli buried it i...
by Herts Clarets
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glasgow
Replies: 55
Views: 2306

Re: Glasgow

Right_winger wrote:Get down on sauchiehall street. Tons of pubs to choose from. Charing X is where all the skirt goes out anyway.


And where do the ladies in Glasgow go out? :o
by Herts Clarets
Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bob Blakeborough - RIP
Replies: 14
Views: 1059

Re: Bob Blakeborough - RIP

He was one of the directors when I worked at the turf mid 90s. One of the nicer more approachable guys. Sad to read of his passing. RIP Bob
by Herts Clarets
Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colne Road again.
Replies: 156
Views: 6082

Re: Colne Road again.

Over recent years there have been: Driver killed after demolishing a garden wall over Higher Reedley Road Driver killed after hitting a tree on the Ridge in Burnley Passenger killed after car collides with wall on Colne Rd, nr Duke Bar And now this which has killed a front seat passenger. Dress it u...
by Herts Clarets
Wed Nov 13, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Popmaster
Replies: 14
Views: 1383

Re: Popmaster

I can usually get decent scores on popmaster more often than not in the 20s and always fancied trying to get on the show.But the real test is the popmaster finals usually just before Xmas where I struggle to get 3 or 4 right I think I have decent music knowledge by the guys in the Champions League ...
by Herts Clarets
Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Popmaster
Replies: 14
Views: 1383

Re: Popmaster

36 in round 1. 27 round 2 and 2 of the 3 in 10
by Herts Clarets
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Popmaster
Replies: 14
Views: 1383

Re: Popmaster

ElectroClaret wrote:Double win for me today. :mrgreen:

Easy, easy!!


No spoilers. I will listen later on the way home. I really need to get round to entering Popmaster, though I bet it is much more testing when you are live on national radio than it is shouting the answers in the car.....
by Herts Clarets
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Classic Rock Tracks for Old Farts
Replies: 108
Views: 1926

Re: Classic Rock Tracks for Old Farts

If you like good solid heavy rock, give Wayward Sons a listen. A band who I have seen a few times live and have both their studio albums - not a bad song on either of them. And from experience, they are all genuine nice blokes. I saw them support Black Star Riders and Stonebroken last month in Cambr...
by Herts Clarets
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Popmaster
Replies: 14
Views: 1383

Popmaster

I recently discovered the podcast for the Popmaster quiz on Radio 2 each day, as I am unable to listen at work. I usually stick it on in the car for the driver home. Each day they have a podcast listener of the day, yesterday was a couple who have moved from Australia to live in Burnley, followed by...
by Herts Clarets
Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would you rather ... ?
Replies: 46
Views: 1388

Re: Would you rather ... ?

I'd take being knocked out of the FA Cup at the 3rd round stage every season, provided we remain in the Premier League. Seems Sean Dyche shares that philosophy.....
by Herts Clarets
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matt Lowton - odd
Replies: 54
Views: 4571

Re: Matt Lowton - odd

Burnley1989 wrote:Jesus Christ... :lol:


Not the answer. We need a full back who can deal with a cross.....
by Herts Clarets
Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope is 1234
Replies: 62
Views: 3064

Re: Pope is 1234

TheFamilyCat wrote:There'll be some terrible players amongst those 1244. Carlton Palmer springs instantly to mind.


I'll see your Carlton Palmer and raise you a Nick Pickering......
by Herts Clarets
Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goalkeepers scoring goals
Replies: 34
Views: 905

Re: Goalkeepers scoring goals

It was definitely 3-0 and it was a shocking performance just after we thought we might be recovering with a home win against Sheffield Wednesday and then a draw against Middlesbrough. There have been suggestions that McDonough had nearly scored with one previous effort, I thought the one that went ...
by Herts Clarets
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dalian Atkinson
Replies: 37
Views: 1478

Re: Dalian Atkinson

If the charge is reduced to manslaughter and if the officer is found guilty, does this mark the end of the Taser? Cos if I was a police officer and was given a weapon to use that could kill someone and I was using it under the direction of a senior officer, knowing that if the worst happened I would...
by Herts Clarets
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sir Lindsay Hoyle
Replies: 46
Views: 1995

Re: Sir Lindsay Hoyle

Any relation to Doug Hoyle?
by Herts Clarets
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs (a) - General Info Thread
Replies: 27
Views: 1518

Re: Spurs (a) - General Info Thread

Northumberland Avenue on the overground is a 5 min walk from the ground. Not sure which London station it goes from but if you are driving Waltham Cross is v close to J25 M25 with parking. Is only a few stops to N Ave and you are close to the motorway for a get away. I usually do M62 to Ferrybridge ...
by Herts Clarets
Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lewis Hamilton.
Replies: 28
Views: 861

Re: Lewis Hamilton.

they really need to bring this back - awesome TV show from my childhood. I know they tried to resurrect it previously but they need to try again. Great show but can you imagine insurers allowing their million pound a month footballers to risk taking the sort of tumble Keegan did from his bike back ...
by Herts Clarets
Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO CTID
Replies: 43
Views: 1319

Re: FAO CTID

Leisure wrote:Ah, so Darren is a Craig Levein look alike!


He is. Though I have no idea where Brad Friedel, Steve Lomas or Dave Gilmour fit into it......
by Herts Clarets
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO CTID
Replies: 43
Views: 1319

Re: FAO CTID

Promoted beyond his capabilities I'm afraid. Was only a matter of time before the axe fell...
by Herts Clarets
Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Petrol or diesel
Replies: 80
Views: 2343

Re: Petrol or diesel

Let me guess. You formed an opinion 10 years ago about electric cars and their mileage, and then didn't revisit it. Issues with EVs (from someone who worked for the largest manufacturer of EV charging units). 1. An EV is still prohibitively expensive to buy when compared to a ICE vehicle 2. The cha...
by Herts Clarets
Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembering Eli
Replies: 39
Views: 2049

Re: Remembering Eli

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2 faces that you may recognize....
by Herts Clarets
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Watford (a) - General Info Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 798

Re: Watford (a) - General Info Thread

Away fan friendly pub at Watford is Oddfellows , Fearnley St and close to the away end. No good if you want decent ale but it does have a large patio area out the back with a BBQ, plenty of seating and big screens showing the lunchtime Sky game. Parking I usually use one of the multi storeys in the ...
by Herts Clarets
Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembering Eli
Replies: 39
Views: 2049

Re: Remembering Eli

Didn't he claim a draw in that game, as he didn't get Sobers out but DP Evans finished not out. I also seem to remember him saying that Sobers clattered a six that hit the scoreboard and eli claimed for a one handed catch on the rebound, as per playground cricket rules.....
by Herts Clarets
Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembering Eli
Replies: 39
Views: 2049

Re: Remembering Eli

A couple of memorable exchanges with eli: On the morning England won the Rugby World Cup, 2003 I think, there was a Clarets Mad v Central Lancs Clarets 5 a side game at Thompson Centre. I played and spent a large portion of the game either kicking or having kicked out of me, several shades of manure...
by Herts Clarets
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembering Eli
Replies: 39
Views: 2049

Re: Remembering Eli

I always used to enjoy reading the contributions from the poster eli. Witty, insightful and knowledgable with a very dry humour. Then a photo was published on the old site of posters outside the Bridge pre game, possibly Palace at home first game of the season? And then the penny dropped. Eli was no...
by Herts Clarets
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Chelsea - Player Ratings
Replies: 60
Views: 3387

Re: Burnley v Chelsea - Player Ratings

From TV
Pope 6
Lowton 5
Tarkowski 5
Mee 7
Pieters 6
MacNeil 7 *
Westwood 6
Cork 5
Hendrick 6
Barnes 5
Rodriguez 6

Vydra 7
by Herts Clarets
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Individual Mistakes
Replies: 35
Views: 1999

Re: Individual Mistakes

thatdberight wrote:If it was the difference, you'd think at least one of their goals would have come from their passing. The only pass to feet that mattered was Tarkowski's. To the wrong team.


If we passed to feet it wouldn't have been intercepted by a Chelsea player
by Herts Clarets
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Individual Mistakes
Replies: 35
Views: 1999

Re: Individual Mistakes

Chelsea passing to feet. Our passing to the general direction. That has been the difference first half.
by Herts Clarets
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski for England
Replies: 13
Views: 2259

Tarkowski for England

And tonight we are seeing why Southgate prefers Keane, Mings etc over Tarks. Slack and tfe second individual error to cost us a goal.
by Herts Clarets
Sat Oct 26, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Footy
Replies: 62
Views: 1728

Re: Today's Footy

FactualFrank wrote:Brighton beating Everton.


Questionable keeping from Pickford. Free kick hit with power goes straight through his hands. Show pony keeper who is poor at the basics but can kick the ball a long way.....
by Herts Clarets
Sat Oct 26, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?
Replies: 150
Views: 4191

Re: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?

claretnproud wrote:Wycombe away about 25 years ago. Midweek game and we were 4 or 5 down at half time.


1997? I left early only to find my car blocked in on the car park.

Just remembered another I left early. York City away Boxing Day 1984. This was an enforced early departure courtesy of North Yorkshire Police....
by Herts Clarets
Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clapping today
Replies: 198
Views: 5795

Re: Clapping today

wilks_bfc wrote:So we are having one on 57, 60 & 64?


I wonder if Jose Mourinho will be making a comment on this.......
by Herts Clarets
Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?
Replies: 150
Views: 4191

Re: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?

Wycombe away and Ipswich away
by Herts Clarets
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: CT - Memory Man?
Replies: 20
Views: 1202

Re: CT - Memory Man?

At Watford a couple of seasons ago I was talking to Stevie2112 about games we went to in the 1980s. My 13 year old son asked how we remember so many things as he can't remember what he did yesterday. Steve then trumped it by saying I remember driving through the Mersey tunnel going to Tranmere and y...
by Herts Clarets
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chippy
Replies: 33
Views: 2432

Re: Chippy

We were in Blackpool earlier this week. Went to Bentleys off the sea front and had top quality fish and chips. Far superior to anything I get down here. As we're sat out eating (we had the dog so couldn't eat indoors) one of the staff came out and asked if we were Burnley fans. I confirmed we were, ...
by Herts Clarets
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Eddie Had A Dream
Replies: 21
Views: 1761

Re: ARTICLE: Eddie Had A Dream

He tried to get us playing a certain style when the players at his disposal were not able to adapt. McCann in a midfield 4 didn't work. We could not keep possession so put unnecessary pressure on the back 4. We needed to score 3 or 4 to win a game as you could guarantee we would concede.
by Herts Clarets
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Dyer "The Wall"
Replies: 68
Views: 3577

Re: Danny Dyer "The Wall"

Be OK if he could actually say 'Wall'. The thick talentless Laaandan caant thinks it is Waww.
by Herts Clarets
Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Var needs to be put in professional hands
Replies: 75
Views: 1971

Re: Var needs to be put in professional hands

paulatky wrote:I believe the VAR official was Micheal Oliver


I thought the VAR official today was Andy Madley. Sibling of the massively incompetent Bobby....
by Herts Clarets
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 181
Views: 4401

Re: Extinction Rebellion

Water isn't a problem (the other four things could be). For one thing, the seas are full of water, and desalination can already be done. Getting it to the centre of continents is also possible - they do it with oil, they can do it with water. And for another thing, it doesn't matter what you do wit...
by Herts Clarets
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PPI
Replies: 43
Views: 1582

Re: PPI

It's more about the annoying adverts, especially when somebody can do it themselves and be paid a lot more if it comes through. Claims companies take 30% of the payout (25% plus VAT) for doing what you could have done yourself. I provided minimal details, it is down to the lender to access your acc...
by Herts Clarets
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 181
Views: 4401

Re: Extinction Rebellion

Ah yes. The old population growth bullshit. Look, i've had that argument before on here. I've explained how it's bullshit, and it took me quite a while to explain it. I'm not going to waste my time explaining it again. Long story short - there's **** all you can do about population growth without g...

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