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by Stalbansclaret
Sat Sep 26, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche & Garlick
Replies: 34
Views: 2141

Re: Dyche & Garlick

When we were promoted under Dyche..on both occasions...much was made of how everyone at the club from top to bottom was pointing in the same direction and how powerful this was. Now we seem to have the opposite and I am really fearful that it will have the opposite outcome. Bad times and you are rig...
by Stalbansclaret
Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky super six
Replies: 287
Views: 18036

Re: Sky super six

Im 3 weeks in and have yet to predict a correct score and only 4 outcomes correct out of 18. And I think I know football !!!! Some mightily difficult to predict games but still..I am useless !
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Sep 25, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hampstead Claret and The Boss
Replies: 14
Views: 1240

Hampstead Claret and The Boss

It's almost a year since the sad and premature passing of Micky Collins aka Hampstead Claret on this board and I still miss seeing him around town in St Albans and having a chat with him in The Garibaldi pub about all things Claret. As well as BFC we also had a passion for Bruce Springsteen's music ...
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Sep 24, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Music Thread
Replies: 173
Views: 1838

Re: The Music Thread

Are you a DJ with Absolute Radio tiger76 ? I'm pretty certain you'd hear all that lot if you listened to them for a couple of days. Couple of tracks..one old, one new that I've heard this week and really enjoyed Old..Cracker : Turn on , Tune In Drop Out With me https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5woFxn...
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tark - transfer
Replies: 1175
Views: 80778

Re: Tark - transfer

And there we have reality setting in, now we know fans are likely to be out all season. We must keep Tarks now and we will finish above West Ham for starters. We can sell him for much more when a vaccine is available next year, fingers crossed. Leaving aside our own need to retain Tarks I would nev...
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche comments on potential financial help in sport
Replies: 44
Views: 2461

Re: Dyche comments on potential financial help in sport

It's not really particularly surprising that SD ...a manager starved of funds in the transfer market...should be less than keen to see his club's funds given to others. I would resist assisting clubs in the Championship since so many of them either have wealthy owners and/or have indulged in dubious...
by Stalbansclaret
Tue Sep 22, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most annoying bit in a song
Replies: 56
Views: 1450

Re: Most annoying bit in a song

I have two that trigger me : - The Par-par-par-par-pa-pa noise at the start of that bloody awful Shania Twain song "Man, I Feel like a Woman" .....beloved of hen nights and dancers-around-handbags it makes me want to tear my ears off. - The feeble ting ting of xylophone at the start of "Seven Years ...
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 52
Views: 2472

Re: Leicester v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 6
Bardsley 6
Long 7
Dunne 7
Taylor 8
Brownhill 7
Westwood 6
Brady 6
McNeil 6
Wood 7
Rodriguez 6

Pieters 6
Vydra 7
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 28
Views: 2379

Re: MOTD

The pen is how it should be. Defenders have to learn to tuck their arm down behind their back in the area. Once they are all doing it nobody will think twice about the law. The line doesn’t move why are people wetting themselves. He wasn’t on it, re-take all day long. Do you really think this ? I t...
by Stalbansclaret
Sat Sep 19, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds goalkeeper
Replies: 25
Views: 2409

Re: Leeds goalkeeper

Devils_Advocate wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 4:40 pm
I must admit Im not sure what kind of financial backing they have but if they can afford it then I could see Bielsa looking at Pope and it being a great signing for Leeds
Mbappe and Lewandoski would be good signings for Leeds too.
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: AFC Bury sign Sam Cook
Replies: 16
Views: 1053

Re: AFC Bury sign Sam Cook

A Change is Gonna Come now for The Shakers
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sheffield United - Match Thread
Replies: 495
Views: 19928

Re: Burnley v Sheffield United - Match Thread

The worst possible start imaginable with JBG looking seriously crocked. My anxiety level re this season has now gone stratospheric.
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Zoe Ball
Replies: 86
Views: 3457

Re: Zoe Ball

chipbutty wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:07 pm
And you watch footballers who earn that amount a week...
Yes he does..but I think I could have a fair stab at what Alex jones does but might struggle to emulate Harry Kane (or even Ashley Barnes for that matter)
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best original movie soundtrack?
Replies: 46
Views: 745

Re: Best original movie soundtrack?

The original stuff on the soundtrack of Lost in Translation ..particularly that by Kevin Shields of My Bloody Valentine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-JQe3f6tc0
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Zoe Ball
Replies: 86
Views: 3457

Re: Zoe Ball

The main requirement for being Radio 2's breakfast show DJ appears to be the ability to fake colossal "excitement" and enthusiasm for every single "celebrity" on earth and for every single activity being undertaken by any listener or by the BBC as a whole. Zoe Ball is unlistenable, as was Evans befo...
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 376
Views: 7517

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

"Ringo McCartney Grayson Perry says right-wing people are ‘friendlier and more open’ than the left Grayson Perry says that left-wing people have a “tribal culture” that encourages feeling guilty and are less “friendly” than their right-wing counterparts. “The left is more venal and has more antipat...
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 5 Quick Questions
Replies: 26
Views: 768

Re: 5 Quick Questions

Totally agree bobinho...c1978/79 Debbie Harry was indeed the most desirable woman in the world, ever !!

1. Edward Norton..always think he is superb
2. Bruce Springsteen
3. c1978/79 Debbie Harry
4. John Rebus
5.Leighton James
by Stalbansclaret
Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your top six favourite guitar players
Replies: 104
Views: 1774

Re: Your top six favourite guitar players

John Squire
Jimmy Page
The bloke from Royal Blood
Paul Weller
Nils Lofgren
Neil Young
by Stalbansclaret
Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tark - transfer
Replies: 1175
Views: 80778

Re: Tark - transfer

Radio 5 just quoted Dyche as saying our valuation of TarKs "has not yet been met".
by Stalbansclaret
Sat Sep 05, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Song endings...
Replies: 42
Views: 1067

Re: Song endings...

Always enjoy the "Get pis sed, destroy-ah" at the end of Anarchy in the UK
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aaron Lennon to join the Turkish Super Lig
Replies: 15
Views: 1683

Re: Aaron Lennon to join the Turkish Super Lig

That article is brilliant !!!!
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Significant changes to commercial radio in the next 24 hours
Replies: 29
Views: 1712

Re: Significant changes to commercial radio in the next 24 hours

Stalbansclaret: hello, hope you're well and not climbing the walls every day. I have a link to a radio show that might be of interest to you. Are you still online? Hello Sarum my friend..I am very well thanks and hope you are too. I tend to hop on and off here at various points during the day but i...
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: On a scale of 1 to 10...
Replies: 44
Views: 2041

Re: On a scale of 1 to 10...

Yep ..10. And go to a good packed gig too.
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Significant changes to commercial radio in the next 24 hours
Replies: 29
Views: 1712

Re: Significant changes to commercial radio in the next 24 hours

What a miserable bunch of whiney old timers you all come across as. Eeeh radio, not like it were in my day, Radio Luxembourg and Atlantic 252 with their vast array of songs and stuff put this lot to shame. The world moves on, there's still a place for radio, and it's fundamentally no different now ...
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Aug 28, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Significant changes to commercial radio in the next 24 hours
Replies: 29
Views: 1712

Re: Significant changes to commercial radio in the next 24 hours

I don’t know how people listen to commercial radio, it’s dross. Limited playlists, overhyped presenters, and repetitive adverts. I remember a few years so tuning into RadioX - I was impressed with the playlist. They played Fat Lip by Sum 41 and I said to my mate “I’ve not heard this this in ages, i...
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Aug 21, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maguire in the mire ?
Replies: 139
Views: 8885

Re: Maguire in the mire ?

Apparently after reviewing the CCTV footage he's been released and a penalty awarded to Man United.
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Aug 21, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maguire in the mire ?
Replies: 139
Views: 8885

Re: Maguire in the mire ?

You’d think players and mates going on a jolly might be a bit more discreet where they go as it’s almost inevitable that in a country as Uber corrupt as Greece that something Is gonna go off with some plastic bellend and the police will be on hand to arrest the “ superstar “ . I’m sure Utd will hav...
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Film/Drama Recommendations Please
Replies: 43
Views: 1575

Re: Film/Drama Recommendations Please

Good to see Wild..the film about a solo woman doing a long distance walk in the Western USA getting a mention above as I really enjoyed this. Re the Salisbury Poisonings I enjoyed it but on reflection it was as if it had been written by a Health & Safety Manager, focusing virtually entirely on the H...
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst ever individual performance by a Burnley player ?
Replies: 105
Views: 2935

Re: Worst ever individual performance by a Burnley player ?

Also a mention for Chris Iwelumo at the Ricoh v Coventry. Genuinely we might as well have just planted a tree midway in their half.
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst ever individual performance by a Burnley player ?
Replies: 105
Views: 2935

Re: Worst ever individual performance by a Burnley player ?

Another for Dave (striker) Jones. Working in London Clarets at Orient so I went. Didn't even know he had signed, 90 minutes later wished he hadn't. Yes !!! When I read the mentions of David Jones on this thread that game at Orient, which I also attended, immediately came to mind. He was absolutely ...
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Aug 19, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rhodes - Greece
Replies: 30
Views: 2659

Re: Rhodes - Greece

Take a day trip across to the small island of Symi. Beautiful place. The best advice on this thread...in fact I'd go and stay on Symi. It is indeed beautiful. Halki, off the coast on the other side of Rhodes, is also nice though smaller and a bit less Greek..by which I mean it seems to exist purely...
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best ever indivual performance by a Burnley player ?
Replies: 112
Views: 3325

Re: Best ever indivual performance by a Burnley player ?

RammyClaret61 wrote:
Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:17 am
The week before, or after? Didn’t we draw with Orient 3-3 after being 3-1 down. Terry Cochrane coming on and scoring 2?
Funny....I also memory of the 4-4 with Norwich being the game before or after a 3-3 home draw.
by Stalbansclaret
Tue Aug 18, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Black Pudding
Replies: 66
Views: 1956

Re: Black Pudding

Sound tremendous. New uses for the food of the Gods.
by Stalbansclaret
Tue Aug 18, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best ever indivual performance by a Burnley player ?
Replies: 112
Views: 3325

Re: Best ever indivual performance by a Burnley player ?

The Ralph Coates 5-1 was one of the first games I attended and made him an immediate hero for life. When I saw this thread I immediately thought of Glen Little v Sours in the League Cup as Rowls has highlighted above. Watched that game in a pub In St Albans and Super Glen was unstoppable as we turne...
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Holidayeeeee
Replies: 88
Views: 3736

Re: Holidayeeeee

All good here in Crete...... beautiful.
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Modern Day Things That **** You Off
Replies: 189
Views: 6094

Re: Modern Day Things That **** You Off

Why are some things Amazing to some people. It can be so small and insignificant but they tell you its AMAZING. Or even worse..."Awesome". I mean "Awesome" is OK if describing witnessing a major tornado or seeing a gigantic whale breaching the surface of the ocean but definitely not for confirming ...
by Stalbansclaret
Sat Aug 08, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Modern Day Things That **** You Off
Replies: 189
Views: 6094

Re: Modern Day Things That **** You Off

Some serious irritants nominated already on this thread. Two linguistic trends make me grind my teeth to dust :- 1 “Would of” and “Could of” instead of “would/could HAVE” 2. “ Can I get a coffee ?” Err , no because it’s round this side of the counter but you could HAVE one if I make it for you. What...
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Talksport presenters
Replies: 32
Views: 1644

Re: Talksport presenters

Sometimes unfairly criticised I feel but yes : - horrendously biased to top 6 teams in terms of extent of coverage (obviously listenership related) - some presenters awful..Andy Goldstein, Jason Cundy , Jim White at the top of this list for me. Brazil not much better. - and worst of all the constant...
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kev McDonald Interview
Replies: 9
Views: 1622

Re: Kev McDonald Interview

That night we beat Arsenal in the "Capital Punishment" League Cup run I thought I was watching a player who would go to the very top. Beautiful second goal.
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is/was our best ever central midfield player?
Replies: 62
Views: 1624

Re: Who is/was our best ever central midfield player?

It's between Trevor Steven and Steven Defour and the latter probably gets it because Steven only played for us when still a youngster. However I remember watching him and thinking he had that rare ability to "glide" that only true class players possess. The good thing is that I also see Dwight McNei...
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Greatest Nicknames in Sport
Replies: 74
Views: 1825

Re: Greatest Nicknames in Sport

I always remember "Yifter the Shifter" being a decent 5000m runner back in the days of Steve Cram etc
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our most improved player over the last 12 months
Replies: 48
Views: 1750

Re: Our most improved player over the last 12 months

I think Wood is a good shout. Seems to be supremely confident and I always think he has a goal in him. I also think Charlie Taylor, despite missing a couple of chunks of the season, has developed into a top-class Premier League player and I always feel more confident when he is playing.
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paul Weller - On Sunset (New Album)
Replies: 13
Views: 840

Re: Paul Weller - On Sunset (New Album)

Just to thank WELLERNUT70 for prompting me to get this album....I agree it's really excellent
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brentford will struggle in the Premier league
Replies: 46
Views: 2658

Re: Brentford will struggle in the Premier league

17,000 capacity I remember reading and, having driven past it on the M4, that looked about right. As for their crowds they will definitely fill it in the PL .
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: John Jackson
Replies: 21
Views: 2365

Re: John Jackson

The bucket collection was for David Reeves, who was here in two loan spells between November 1987 and March 1988. That would be under Teasdale. Jackson did the opposite, if I remember rightly. In 1984-5 towards the end of the season, we were in danger of relegation so the club halved the admission ...
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Contract extension for Mee
Replies: 52
Views: 2624

Re: ARTICLE: Contract extension for Mee

What a player Ben Mee has been, and continues to be, for us. Great news.
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Radio Five Live Monday Night Club on SD
Replies: 1
Views: 578

Radio Five Live Monday Night Club on SD

Really interesting discussion arose just now..c7.20pm for 10 minutes or so..about SD, his abilities and prospects should he want to move. Much praise of his achievements with us..."staggering", "brilliant" etc ..and of the man's qualities but bemusement that no top 6 club "even Leicester" would be l...
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Troy Deeney
Replies: 78
Views: 6347

Re: Troy Deeney

Absolutely NO, NAY , NEVER. Take a look at the Watford message boards this season if you think we should sign him.
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Lineup
Replies: 491
Views: 13750

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sussex by the Sea

I thought he was impeding the keeper. He might not even have been fouling him but he doesn’t need to foul him to be interfering with the goalie’s ability to get to the ball. There is no way Ryan was stopping that header. Bit of a sickener, esp as I thought we should have had a penalty. That's a pen...