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by Dougall
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley for England
Replies: 9
Views: 1270

Re: Burnley for England

CoolClaret wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:40 pm
Has to pick our back three over say Pickford, Slabhead & Mings.

How Mings gets a look in I'll never know - Villa are 19th ffs
Slabhead! :lol:
As a rule, I try to avoid personal comments...but he DOES have a bit of a Herman Munster vibe going on!
by Dougall
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Chairman
Replies: 281
Views: 17267

Re: The Chairman

He’s referring to the club going into full panic mode ( and we do need to be a bit cautious ) on the back of Coronavirus. Things were obviously agreed before about contracts and targets and then stopped in their tracks leaving everything in limbo with no contingency plan. Whilst we can’t carry a bi...
by Dougall
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Movies you can see again and again
Replies: 108
Views: 2386

Re: Movies you can see again and again

wilks_bfc wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:36 pm
Got a few;
Shawshank Redemption
The Great Escape
The Italian Job
Escape to Victory

The last 3 remind me of spending summer holidays at grandparents, as a kid
Summer holidays?!
that's Christmas Day, right there!! :lol:
by Dougall
Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool finally champions again
Replies: 77
Views: 1758

Re: Liverpool finally champions again

Yup, totally deserved it. They seemed able to grind results out a bit more this season, a lot of games where they weren't actually as incredible as last season but when a team starts doing that you know they're on for the title. As for the fans, they're the same as every other set of fans in the co...
by Dougall
Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not Something To Be proud Of!
Replies: 13
Views: 1496

Not Something To Be proud Of!

...but I was really, really, REALLY pleased with David Luiz's performance last night!
It's more than a year since his 'anti-football comment.
I should grow up!
Let it go!
Tee Hee!
:lol:
by Dougall
Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manager of the Month Curse!
Replies: 9
Views: 791

Re: Manager of the Month Curse!

What about the Trump Curse?
:shock:
by Dougall
Fri Jun 12, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chess puzzle
Replies: 120
Views: 1474

Re: Chess puzzle

FactualFrank wrote:
Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:17 pm
King can move to G2 as castle is no longer where it was.
Then Bishop moves to h2?
by Dougall
Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chess puzzle
Replies: 120
Views: 1474

Re: Chess puzzle

White g5-h5 check
white f4-h2 Mate ?
by Dougall
Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlton Athletic - frying pan into fire?
Replies: 92
Views: 6064

Re: Charlton Athletic - frying pan into fire?

I know this is a serious matter, but this made me smile - taken from the SkySports article posted on April 22, and referring to Matt Southall :
"He was part of the Blackburn Rovers School of Excellence as a youngster before pursuing a career in sport."
made me chuckle! :lol:
by Dougall
Sun May 31, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley team of the past 25 years - at their peak
Replies: 36
Views: 1060

Re: Burnley team of the past 25 years - at their peak

Keane better than Frank Sinclair? Or Mitchell Thomas?!
by Dougall
Fri May 29, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith
Replies: 13
Views: 1506

Re: Dean Smith

Just over 2 years since my Mum eventually passed away, having sunk into that awful oblivion over the previous 5 or 6 years. However, when I visited her the day before she died. She was in her bed, in the care home where she was looked after, and barely breathing. When it came time to leave, I bent o...
by Dougall
Tue May 26, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rate Your Sausage
Replies: 48
Views: 1814

Re: Rate Your Sausage

conyoviejo wrote:
Tue May 26, 2020 1:42 pm
Perhaps he could name one "uptheClarets" after the forum.?

I'm open to what flavour it could be .Any ideas folks?
Sometimes unpredictable, but often bitter?!
by Dougall
Tue May 19, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drive by shooting
Replies: 158
Views: 8895

Re: Drive by shooting

Serious question - what kind of person, on finding they have access to CCTV footage of somebody being murdered, films it on their phone so they can post it on social media?
Can they really believe that is an admirable thing to do?!
by Dougall
Thu May 14, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Footballers born on your birthday
Replies: 50
Views: 1204

Re: Footballers born on your birthday

Zlatan Ibrahimovic,Kepa Arrizabalaga, Kelechi Iheanacho, Claudio Pizarro........Not bad!

But then:

Gore Vidal (Okay)
Gwen Stefani (Now we're talking!)
Tommy Lee (Yes - the one who made THAT video!), and.....
Stevie Ray Vaughan !!!!
by Dougall
Wed May 13, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have we ever had any genuine WORLD CLASS players?
Replies: 57
Views: 2108

Re: Have we ever had any genuine WORLD CLASS players?

Bin Ont Turf wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 1:21 pm
John Deary
We've never replaced him, you know!!
by Dougall
Tue May 12, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley F C in pictures
Replies: 691
Views: 77422

Re: Burnley F C in pictures

Bavarianclaret wrote:
Mon May 11, 2020 7:46 pm
Harry Gillespie, Stewart Hartley, Frank Simpson, Pete Maddock and Mick Hughes. All good lads. Must have been about 1977.
And Pete Maddock is now Chairman of the Boys (and Girls) Club!
by Dougall
Mon May 11, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley players who had footballer relatives
Replies: 144
Views: 3341

Re: Burnley players who had footballer relatives

John believed (believes) he was a VERY talented footballer...Unfortunately, those who know what they're doing didn't agree!!!!! :D
by Dougall
Mon May 11, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley players who had footballer relatives
Replies: 144
Views: 3341

Re: Burnley players who had footballer relatives

Billy Dougall
Brother Peter played for Arsenal
Brother Jimmy played for PNE
Son Neil played for BFC, Birmingham City and Plymouth Argyle (who he later managed)
Grandson John played the fool, mostly!! :roll:
by Dougall
Wed May 06, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Jim Thomson on Jimmy Adamson
Replies: 30
Views: 1574

Re: ARTICLE: Jim Thomson on Jimmy Adamson

Mum and Mrs. Potts were quite similar, really, and got on well together.
Neither of them seemed the type to seek conflict, but both were angry at/about JA - and stayed angry for the rest of their lives !
Quite remarkable, really.
by Dougall
Wed May 06, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Jim Thomson on Jimmy Adamson
Replies: 30
Views: 1574

Re: ARTICLE: Jim Thomson on Jimmy Adamson

Although my Mum never went into any detail about what may have happened, she was very uncomplimentary about Jimmy Adamson in relation to his dealings with my Grandad. Of course, Grandad died before JA was made manager, but the impression that I got from the little that Mum did reveal was that underh...
by Dougall
Mon May 04, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Happy Starwars Day: May the 4th be with you.
Replies: 19
Views: 456

Re: Happy Starwars Day: May the 4th be with you.

JohnMac wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 4:17 pm
As much as I love the humour, Star Wars hit the big screen in 1977 so should have read the Hop, Burnley early to mid 1970's :lol:
The truly disturbing thing about this is that the common denominator of the two desperate venues appears to be....ME! :?
by Dougall
Mon May 04, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Question Time
Replies: 10
Views: 799

Re: Question Time

Not much point taking it out on the road without an audience, though, and that's what made each programme different until Brexit killed it !
by Dougall
Mon May 04, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Happy Starwars Day: May the 4th be with you.
Replies: 19
Views: 456

Re: Happy Starwars Day: May the 4th be with you.

JohnMac wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 12:45 pm
The genius and imagination required for those multi galaxy pub scenes is really clever.
Not really - they were based on Singles Night in the White Lion, Clitheroe. Late 80s/early 90s. :shock:
by Dougall
Fri May 01, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Billy Dougall – July 1957 to January 1958
Replies: 10
Views: 191

Re: ARTICLE: Billy Dougall – July 1957 to January 1958

Thanks again, Tony, for recognising Grandad's contribution.
Based on the 'Aware of Your Own Mortality' thread, there's still a few on here that might recall him, but the numbers are dwindling...
by Dougall
Fri May 01, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Billy Dougall – July 1957 to January 1958
Replies: 10
Views: 191

Re: ARTICLE: Billy Dougall – July 1957 to January 1958

...or the man in the white coat!!
by Dougall
Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ferguson voted greatest British manager in Beeb poll
Replies: 22
Views: 731

Re: Ferguson voted greatest British manager in Beeb poll

He did it at a time when the maximum wage rule meant that you couldn't buy your way to a title. Not sure that's entirely true. For a while when Arsenal dominated, they were paying their stars for 'employment' other than as footballers on top of their official wages. For a time, other clubs couldn't...
by Dougall
Wed Apr 22, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: One footballing moment you would change?
Replies: 41
Views: 1369

Re: One footballing moment you would change?

Hillsborough '74. Colin Waldron breaking McDonalds legs, instead of just hanging on to his shirt tails. And, wishing I'd parked the car at our end of the ground. Not sure I'd go quite as far as the breaking of legs, but that enduring image of MacDonald's shirt stretching a yard as he left Waldron f...
by Dougall
Wed Apr 22, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Quiz for a Tuesday.... Answers tomorrow.
Replies: 27
Views: 764

Re: A Quiz for a Tuesday.... Answers tomorrow.

Could 11. be Gloria?
by Dougall
Mon Apr 20, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harald Schumacher and that challenge on Battiston
Replies: 6
Views: 476

Re: Harald Schumacher and that challenge on Battiston

I wonder whether that incident had an influence on Platini's personal ethical development ?!!
by Dougall
Wed Apr 15, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Remembering Jimmy Strong with daughter Sandria Burkinshaw
Replies: 18
Views: 735

Re: ARTICLE: Remembering Jimmy Strong with daughter Sandria Burkinshaw

Jimmy Strong was our 'Egg Man'! (Probably in the late 60s/early 70s)
If I happened to answer the door, his greeting was always 'Haway, Bonny Lad' in a soft geordie accent.
A lovely man!
by Dougall
Wed Apr 15, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How do you relieve the pain with cramp?
Replies: 59
Views: 1844

Re: How do you relieve the pain with cramp?

IanMcL wrote:
Wed Apr 15, 2020 2:52 am
We've made a note to take you off, before extra time is needed!
But what if it goes to penalties?!! :D
by Dougall
Sun Apr 12, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23563
Views: 1044857

Re: adeola friday

NobbyStiles
by Dougall
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets quiz question
Replies: 43
Views: 832

Re: Clarets quiz question

Too posh to be scousers?
Southport?
by Dougall
Wed Apr 08, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Swan killed on canal in Burnley
Replies: 108
Views: 4925

Re: Swan killed on canal in Burnley

It’s still not murder though. Anyway, a swan could break your arm. COULD break your arm??!! I was brought up believing that any swan absolutely WOULD break your arm, given half a chance !! (Specially one that you might stumble across in the Duke Bar/Heasandford area - why else would they be there, ...
by Dougall
Wed Apr 08, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shaun Goater .... record v Burnley !
Replies: 20
Views: 1039

Re: Shaun Goater .... record v Burnley !

I recall thinking that pesky Soleedo seemed to score against us pretty much every week!
by Dougall
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 39 Beatle songs
Replies: 64
Views: 1415

Re: 39 Beatle songs

Revolution
by Dougall
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League Quiz
Replies: 27
Views: 485

Re: Premier League Quiz

1. Ryan Giggs?
10. Ian Wright?
by Dougall
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Meanwhile, in Cairns, Queensland.
Replies: 20
Views: 1179

Re: Meanwhile, in Cairns, Queensland.

UTC Flag Pile Rentals
Phone 0428 710 731 (Up to 5pm Friday) :D
by Dougall
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Music Picture Quiz
Replies: 46
Views: 1075

Re: Music Picture Quiz

I presumed that one was Heartbeat
by Dougall
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Music Picture Quiz
Replies: 46
Views: 1075

Re: Music Picture Quiz

Ace of Spades
by Dougall
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good morning spades
Replies: 24
Views: 1122

Re: Good morning spades

Yes, I’d like to join you in saying good morning to one of the more courteous and measured posters on here!
Hope all is well with you and yours, Spades.
by Dougall
Sun Mar 22, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Up the Clarets Hall of Fame
Replies: 53
Views: 1320

Re: Up the Clarets Hall of Fame

Grandad!!
by Dougall
Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: dating sites
Replies: 17
Views: 1448

Re: dating sites

My wife says I have Altzheimers Bulimia - given the chance I gorge all day then forget to make myself throw up!☹️
by Dougall
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cataract operation
Replies: 50
Views: 1329

Re: Cataract operation

Like Claretnproud I paid for mine (after 40 years of wearing contact lenses)
Money well spent!
by Dougall
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cataract operation
Replies: 50
Views: 1329

Re: Cataract operation

I had both eyes done at the same time last November (in Manchester). Similar experience to the other accounts above-no pain, 4 weeks of antibacterial eye drops. Colours immediately more vivid and even my vision was improved (immediately post-op). Due for a follow-up check tomorrow but over those mon...
by Dougall
Tue Mar 03, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Apologies to Bob Dylan
Replies: 12
Views: 1027

Re: Apologies to Bob Dylan

And the Neville Brothers (not the footballing ones)😄
by Dougall
Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horsham Claret
Replies: 21
Views: 1531

Re: Horsham Claret

For the playoff final v Stockport we stayed for the weekend with my brother in law who lived then near Cranleigh (next door to Horsham)
Couldn’t believe how many clarets were doing the same journey on the motorway into and away from Wembley!!!!!
by Dougall
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tuesday night trivia ..
Replies: 44
Views: 1311

Re: Tuesday night trivia ..

Winstonswhite wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:12 pm
I’ve got a quick quiz question.

Which Burnley player current or past is the most recent to win a league title?
Cahill?
by Dougall
Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cabinet Carnage
Replies: 216
Views: 6036

Re: Cabinet Carnage

To be fair, ballsy move by Javid to resign. Equally ballsy move by a Johnson/Cummings to put him in a position where he would have to. Not messing around, this pair. Does make a nice change to have some decisive leadership. I suspect that what is described here as decisive leadership might be viewe...
by Dougall
Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill having medical
Replies: 234
Views: 23450

Re: Brownhill having medical

mdd2 wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:30 am
Replaces Marney who replaced Deary?
We've never replaced John Deary -are you not paying attention?!