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by Stalbansclaret
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Atletico v Liverpool
Replies: 82
Views: 1870

Re: Atletico v Liverpool

Was about to say that it's good to see Atletico are still perfecting their Burnley impression. Atletico 28% possession and Liverpool no shots on target after 44 mins.
by Stalbansclaret
Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: "No meat" expenses policy
Replies: 137
Views: 2729

Re: "No meat" expenses policy

Cryssis..I find your "it's democracy..get over it" argument ridiculous. If the people in your street voted, by a majority, to say that everyone living there should dye their hair green and wear nothing but swimwear outdoors in order to have a parking space would it be "fair enough" for this to be bi...
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Caroline Flack found deceased
Replies: 172
Views: 7633

Re: Caroline Flack found deceased

I was querying the comment in the previous post to mine that CF was "very talented" , that's all... so my question was asked in that context. Fair enough to those who think she was then and, as per the first words of my post, I was aware I was entering sensitive territory and I hopefully made it cle...
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Caroline Flack found deceased
Replies: 172
Views: 7633

Re: Caroline Flack found deceased

Not sure I should really head into potentially treacherous waters by asking this but why.how was she talented ? Or is being a presenter on terrible, lowbrow TV programmes like Love Island now enough to be classed as being talented ? The whole "celebrity culture" thing is sick really....vapid nonsens...
by Stalbansclaret
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Post match interviews v Saints
Replies: 12
Views: 1335

Re: Post match interviews v Saints

CaptJohn wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:55 pm
Dyche with a cryptic dig at Gibson regarding Vydra waiting patiently for his chance and when it came along taking it.
Yes, that crossed my mind as well. His (absolutely brilliant) goal is very timely for SD in reinforcing the "squad mentality" message.
by Stalbansclaret
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick
Replies: 110
Views: 6034

Re: Hendrick

BOYSIE31 wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:23 pm
Thought he was poor again apart from the ball to vydra - a proper wide player would have had a tap in and a third goal
I'm surprised that someone with so sunny and supportive an outlook as you takes this view.
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Milltown Brothers - Slinky
Replies: 20
Views: 1062

Re: Milltown Brothers - Slinky

As well as Apple Green I really rate Here I Stand, Which Way Should I Jump and Never Come Down Again off that album as great tracks.
Colne boys like myself too (though a bit younger !)
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 20 years ago today I missed out on a big scoop
Replies: 44
Views: 2212

Re: 20 years ago today I missed out on a big scoop

I was at Brentford when we won 3-2 - 2 from Mullin and one from Ian Wright from memory. I was in the seats down the side as a work contact was connected to Brentford, related to Ron Noades I believe. Ian Wright went through for a one on one with the keeper and I don't think I have ever been as conf...
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another great gesture
Replies: 49
Views: 1870

Re: Another great gesture

Interesting and a good gesture indeed, especially as they generally travel in large numbers anyway. Having said that I can't agree that spending hours on a coach with a bunch of Spurs fans is very enticing whatever the cost-saving (especially if they beat us on the day) so I think I'll drive as usua...
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Taylor
Replies: 49
Views: 3587

Re: Charlie Taylor

I find myself agreeing with krbfc !!...In that I think 4 of our back 5 are absolutely superb and we just need a high quality right back to have an real top quality unit. Charlie Taylor was superb last night , as he so often is, and it was a touch baffling to see Erik the Viking preferred to him earl...
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jayrod or Robbie...Which Was The Best Goal Against United?
Replies: 51
Views: 1615

Re: Jayrod or Robbie...Which Was The Best Goal Against United?

Mind you Robbie's simply beautiful free kick at Deepdale possibly trumps the lot !
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jayrod or Robbie...Which Was The Best Goal Against United?
Replies: 51
Views: 1615

Re: Jayrod or Robbie...Which Was The Best Goal Against United?

Belgianclaret wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:59 pm
In order of merit:

1. Robbie Blake
2. Steven Defour
3. Jayrod
I agree...three FANTASTIC goals with not much between them but I don't think I've ever seen a ball smashed harder into the net than Robbie's pearler and the fact it was a volley of a dropping ball gives it the edge.
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stonewall penalty
Replies: 18
Views: 2419

Re: Stonewall penalty

Never a penalty and with the "new" handball rule this season isn't it the case that a defender's handball has to be deliberate whereas a goal will be chalked off if a hand/arm is involved from an attacking player even if it's accidental ?
by Stalbansclaret
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great TV thread
Replies: 57
Views: 3268

Re: Great TV thread

Spy on Netflix is very good. I watched it mainly out of intrigue to see Sacah Baron Cohen as himself and really enjoyed it. Agree on this Fretters. I'm currently deep into Fauda on Netflix....excellent drama about the Israeli security forces hunting down Hamas bombers. Whilst it's an Israeli progra...
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venice tips
Replies: 27
Views: 919

Re: Venice tips

Get on the waterbus at Fondamente Nove and take the interesting, and pretty short, journey past the cemetery island and past Murano out to Burano, traditionally the lace-making island. A really nice spot for lunch. There is a church up near Fondamente Nove called Gesuiti which has a particularly imp...
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Memorial Garden
Replies: 4
Views: 660

Re: Memorial Garden

Great post hbclaret and I’m glad your experience was so good. It was the same for my brother and I last year when our dad was remembered at the service before the Fulham game. At the end the chaplain turned to the ground, raised his eyes skyward and said “and please Lord , 3 points today” . As yeste...
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Dec 29, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RATE THE REF - Mike Dean v Manchester United
Replies: 52
Views: 1502

Re: RATE THE REF - Mike Dean v Manchester United

I’ve always thought Dean was OK but he was absolutely shocking last night with ANY contact with a United player seemingly resulting in a foul being given, even on the rare occasions when they didn’t go down at the faintest touch. I’ll add to the various failings already listed on this thread his tot...
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drinkwater to Besiktas?
Replies: 42
Views: 3896

Re: Drinkwater to Besiktas?

Lloyd Dyer.....remember his cameos at the back end of our Championship title-winning season, particularly the one at St Andrews when he really helped us see out the 2-1.
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New stands making it cold
Replies: 91
Views: 4302

Re: New stands making it cold

Portsmouth away when Beresford got sent off Close thread :) Remember standing on the open end at Fratton for that one (wasn't it New Years Day ?) and being about as cold as I've ever been anywhere, never mind just at a football match. After we went behind I seem to remember some of our players star...
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Dec 15, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cant watch much more of that
Replies: 115
Views: 4775

Re: Cant watch much more of that

You'd rather gouge out your own eyes than watch Burnley win in the Premier League ?....... truly bizarre. Have you ever played football in conditions like that btw ? And if so did you bestride the midfield like a mixture of peak-era Xavi and Bergkamp combined ? Or maybe adopt a more pragmatic style ...
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves
Replies: 40
Views: 2116

Re: Wolves

Jesus.... no we didn’t ..we knocked out two decent teams and then faced a tough tie against a Champions League standard team. We lost , with a weak referee shafting is in in Piraeus and then a return leg where we absolutely battered them but missed the crucial chances. That’s football and it’s just ...
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves
Replies: 40
Views: 2116

Re: Wolves

BOYSIE please, please either lose your constant negativity and urge to find any reason to compare us unfavourably with anyone else or maybe just go and support someone else. It's a total no-brainer that Wolves financial backing vastly out-strips ours so of course they are going to be more likely to ...
by Stalbansclaret
Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley - Ticket Information
Replies: 114
Views: 7031

Re: 2019/20: Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley - Ticket Information

Damn.....logged on with 3600 pts at 5.01pm and sold out. :cry:
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thessaloniki ... anyone been ?
Replies: 27
Views: 1125

Re: Thessaloniki ... anyone been ?

Belatedly .... because I launched this thread and then forgot all about it... thanks for the contributions, especially jackie1971. Going tomorrow for 3 days ...love Greek food so should be in heaven by the sound of things. We are staying in an Airbnb very close to Aristotlou Square ( spelt wrong I t...
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match of the Day
Replies: 68
Views: 4946

Re: Match of the Day

McNeill's incredible De Bruyne-like cross followed by Wood's thunderous header......footballing perfection sadly chalked off by, maybe, an arm offside. Still, I'll be re-running it on the iplayer a few times this week I'm sure.
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wallace training with St Mirren
Replies: 13
Views: 1161

Re: ARTICLE: Wallace training with St Mirren

A bit of passage-of-time making the heart grow fonder I think. A few great moments... notably that equaliser at Leicester... but a great deal of mediocrity and frustration too. Certainly doesn’t merit comparison with Leighton James or Willie Morgan. Glad he’s found a home though.
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top 10 Robbie Blake goals
Replies: 27
Views: 1033

Re: Top 10 Robbie Blake goals

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:Did you whine as much in them days ? Can't believe you weren't sulking most the time while being mid table in the championship. Then again we didn't have streaming back then so you probably didn't have to endure many games in those days.
Exactly. ! ......truly pitiful bleating.
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thessaloniki ... anyone been ?
Replies: 27
Views: 1125

Thessaloniki ... anyone been ?

Going there for the weekend when it’s the international break. If anyone on here has been it’s just the usual request for any Inside tips on what to do, where to drink, where to eat etc.
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR At Everton
Replies: 89
Views: 2796

Re: VAR At Everton

Which premier league club doesn't have one? Not being arsey its just a genuine question It doesn’t matter if there is no big screen... the refs just need to go and look at the monitor screen which is at the side of the pitch. Ridiculous that they aren’t doing that as opposed to leaving it to seemin...
by Stalbansclaret
Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rugby World Cup
Replies: 249
Views: 8799

Re: Rugby World Cup

Tedious game but England clearly well beaten by a powerful team with an effective game plan. I’m just happy it’s over now and I can go back to listening to radio 5 in the morning without hours of hysterical over-hyped bullcrap “Kyle Sinkler’s PE teacher.... what it’s been like watching this World Cu...
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rugby World Cup
Replies: 249
Views: 8799

Re: Rugby World Cup

Let me know when it’s over ..... the massive hype for this final has made 5 live unlistenable , mentioning it every 5 minutes and the female breakfast host , Rachel Burden, in particular constantly banging on about it semi-hysterically and sounding like she’s about to die of excitement. Fair enough ...
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fancy a bet ?
Replies: 3
Views: 429

Fancy a bet ?

Corals bookmakers in Colindale NW London this morning.
I see Barnsley play Bristol City on Friday..... sigh.
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clapping today
Replies: 259
Views: 7765

Re: Clapping today

Hi
Blackrod wrote:It’s getting ridiculous and meaningless and it shouldn’t be. It’s not fair to the people or their families. Other clubs don’t do this. Put a note in the programme and keep the one a year day we have to remember all the people on the last year that have passed away.
Correct
by Stalbansclaret
Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton vs Leicester
Replies: 141
Views: 4354

Re: Southampton vs Leicester

Leicester unearth players season after season and make some astronomical profits allowing them to move forward, we where a head of them in the championship and that remarkable fight back with the get out of jail card it end condeming us with to much to do. then us and them winning our leagues respe...
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Miracle of Burnley
Replies: 36
Views: 3029

Re: Miracle of Burnley

Brilliant stuff. We support a fantastic football club that's for sure.
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Songs you just cannot listen to
Replies: 40
Views: 1146

Re: Songs you just cannot listen to

Seven Years Old by Lukas Graham. Satan's music.
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst ever sitcom
Replies: 126
Views: 4053

Re: Worst ever sitcom

Bit strong to say someone is a halfwit because they like something you don't. And he IS Irish. Perhaps you could tell us what you think is funny? Yes he's Irish but Irish people don't generally go round speaking in an exaggerated parody of their accent in the seeming belief that that alone makes th...
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst ever sitcom
Replies: 126
Views: 4053

Re: Worst ever sitcom

Another vote for Mrs Brown's Boys.....surely only found funny by half-wits who think a man dressed as a woman and using the F word in a cod Irish accent is unendingly funny. Absolutely dire.
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche Q & A
Replies: 49
Views: 3107

Re: Sean Dyche Q & A

I think I could happily eat pie and peas every day of my life !
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The worst song you’ve ever heard
Replies: 105
Views: 2427

Re: The worst song you’ve ever heard

I've made a top ten... 1: Dancing in the Moonlight by Toploader 2: You're Beautiful by James Blunt 3: The Final Countdown by Europe 4: Stan with Elton John singing the bits Dildo sang 5: Avicii 6: Orinoco Flow by Enya 7: I'll Be Missing You by Big Puffy Daddy 8: GooGooGaga by The Police 9: What's U...
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PPI
Replies: 43
Views: 1772

Re: PPI

I also worked at a major Bank for over 30 years and I have NEVER seen a loan agreement from any other high street Bank which didn't show PPI as a separate payment. As I said, I agree that sellers were pressurised into selling it and therefore many were sold wrongly, however, the fact remains that p...
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Article about Colne Dynamos
Replies: 26
Views: 2263

Re: Article about Colne Dynamos

I'm from Colne and started watching Dynamoes in the early 70's when they played in blue and there was no stadium at Holt House, just a fence (rope ?) found the pitch. sed to run on at half time and kick the ball around and into the nets. Chalky White was well known to my dad , who was a joiner in Co...
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets to have six games televised in December and January
Replies: 54
Views: 3550

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets to have six games televised in December and January

New Year's Day game at 12.30pm rather than 3pm. Rubbish for those travelling long-distance as getting up early on New Years Day can be, err, challenging, :|
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Random pictures with you in them
Replies: 149
Views: 6244

Re: Random pictures with you in them

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If this has worked I'm the bloke with the white hair wearing our home shirt just to the left of Tom Heaton's face. This photo was in the Times football section the Monday morning after the game.
by Stalbansclaret
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England tonight
Replies: 168
Views: 6154

Re: England tonight

Notwithstanding my earlier comments on this thread about the team conducting themselves well and with dignity I think I'm coming round to thinking the same as bobinho above. Those black-clad imbecilic bigots were so revolting, and the general abuse so unacceptable in human terms, that I think we sho...
by Stalbansclaret
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covers
Replies: 73
Views: 2763

Re: Covers

Johnny Cash covering Highway Patrolman from Brice Springsteen's Nebraska album..."when it's your brother sometimes you look the other way"

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by Stalbansclaret
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England tonight
Replies: 168
Views: 6154

Re: England tonight

Some good will have come out of last night if seeing those revolting, black-clad,brain-dead racist **** encourages more and more people to see how vile and anti-human it is to hold attitudes like that. It felt like an invasion of my home to even have them on my TV screen. Thought the England team be...
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We are unique
Replies: 62
Views: 4289

Re: We are unique

I love watching how we defend as a team. I love watching how we attack as a team and how every part of the team knows exactly what they should be doing in whatever circumstance they are in. The way Dyche has them set up is a thing to behold. It’s like a well oiled machine at times. Bang on. Well sa...
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Get well soon TYBFC
Replies: 83
Views: 4579

Re: Get well soon TYBFC

Get well soon Tybfc. You helped me out with a ticket for West Ham Away for the glorious 3-0 pitch invaders/protests win there for which I'm still grateful.
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: In honour of Hampstead Claret
Replies: 16
Views: 1877

Re: In honour of Hampstead Claret

i remember last year Hampstead posted about enjoying the A Deeper Understanding album by The War on Drugs. This is a genius record and tracks like this deserve as much exposure as possible...here's to you Micky ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvmEYgFsgyg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return fal...