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by ClaretLoup
Sat May 30, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jeff Hendrick
Replies: 100
Views: 6460

Re: Jeff Hendrick

Apparently Milan’s interest is not as far fetched as it might sound. They are nowhere near the force they were and haven’t qualified for the Champions League since 2013 and haven’t won Serie A since 2011. They spunked a lot of money on the likes of Reina and Zlatan Ibrahimovic for not much return so...
by ClaretLoup
Sun May 24, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northampton Town.
Replies: 16
Views: 1326

Re: Northampton Town.

Nice to see our club sitting proudly at the top of the table. Note the other 3 town clubs Blackpool Blackburn and Northampton all struggling at the bottom end with big city clubs between us and them. Moving twenty years on the next visit to the County Ground would be in our first season in the fourt...
by ClaretLoup
Sat May 23, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Swindon Town, 1971
Replies: 8
Views: 897

Re: Burnley v Swindon Town, 1971

Broke our hearts at the Hawthorns but what a great signing for our club. Surprising that it took so long for a First Division side to sign him. Covered for Mick Doc at right back in his first season and am I right in thinking he never missed a penalty?
by ClaretLoup
Fri May 08, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best ever female vocalist
Replies: 93
Views: 2239

Re: Best ever female vocalist

Sandy Denny - I still miss her.
by ClaretLoup
Wed May 06, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best ever male vocalist.
Replies: 84
Views: 2311

Re: Best ever male vocalist.

Roy Orbison by a mile for me. I’ve even been to see the tribute act fronted by Barry Steele who does more than a passable job as the Big O. His backing band includes keyboard player “Boogie Williams “ who does a spectacular impression of Jerry Lee Lewis. To my joy and surprise at the last show he in...
by ClaretLoup
Mon May 04, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: For close followers of our younger players
Replies: 38
Views: 1627

Re: For close followers of our younger players

I thought that Alex Elder made some very interesting points in his recent interview. He explained that in his day the reserve team was exactly that and that if there was an injury a ready replacement was waiting in the wings who knew all the positioning routines etc as the two teams would train and ...
by ClaretLoup
Sun May 03, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley Football Club are Champions of England
Replies: 48
Views: 1204

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley Football Club are Champions of England

Yes ClaretLoup, my dad probably took most of them. Although he was from Newcastle he supported Burnley having followed them in his job since the 1930’s. I wonder if you are lucky enough to have any "out-takes" i.e. photos your dad took of matches and/or players that were not published and therefore...
by ClaretLoup
Sat May 02, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley Football Club are Champions of England
Replies: 48
Views: 1204

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley Football Club are Champions of England

The match is being played out “live” on BFC Twitter account. It’s half time and we are 2 -1 up. Some great black and white photos being posted on there. Did your dad take them FC?

Also interview with the great Alex Elder on the BFC web site he is currently in lockdown in Southern Spain.
by ClaretLoup
Thu Apr 30, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your all time top ten
Replies: 59
Views: 2650

Re: Your all time top ten

T for Texas - Lynyrd Skynyrd Scarborough Fair - Simon & Garfunkel Matty Groves - Fairport Convention Boulder to Birmingham -Emmy Lou Harris Dixie Chicken - Little Feat Anyday - Derek and the Dominoes Superstition - Stevie Wonder Short People - Randy Newman Drove All Night - Roy Orbison Rocky Racoon ...
by ClaretLoup
Mon Apr 27, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hilarious moments in our games
Replies: 82
Views: 4104

Re: Hilarious moments in our games

The streaker showing his buttocks to the PNE Fans with the score written on them and then the Bertie Bee rugby tackle in the PNE match has to be right up there.
by ClaretLoup
Sun Apr 26, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Our first Wembley Final
Replies: 9
Views: 537

Re: ARTICLE: Our first Wembley Final

It looks as if there was film coverage of all FA Cup Quarter Finals so here is another one I have unearthed, our sixth round tie vs Blackburn Rovers played on March 8 1952 although a few more views on this one so maybe this has been posted before. Much better film quality though, that's the good new...
by ClaretLoup
Sun Apr 26, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Our first Wembley Final
Replies: 9
Views: 537

Re: ARTICLE: Our first Wembley Final

It was quite a remarkable achievement for Burnley to even reach the final let alone take Charlton to extra time. They had to play 8 games to be able to appear at Wembley so three of the five rounds were replayed and two of those went to extra time both the quarter and semi final replays. In those ei...
by ClaretLoup
Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: One footballing moment you would change?
Replies: 41
Views: 1361

Re: One footballing moment you would change?

Arthur Bellamy’s goal for Swindon. We were a lot closer to a trip to Wembley than vs Newcastle.
by ClaretLoup
Sat Apr 18, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wheres Boris...
Replies: 265
Views: 7667

Re: Wheres Boris...

I am not a Boris Johnson fan, indeed I would rather have my tadger bashed flat with a brick than vote for him. ...... However little or no attention so far has been devoted to post Corona recovery, how long it takes and if there are any lasting side effects as probably nobody knows yet, although we ...
by ClaretLoup
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eddie Cochran
Replies: 17
Views: 1196

Re: Eddie Cochran

RingoMcCartney wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:20 pm
No music collection is complete without Eddie Cochranes greatest hits.
Couldn’t agree more. You’ve inspired me to pop downstairs whip my vinyl copy out and stick it under the needle.

Lockdown happy days😀
by ClaretLoup
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Title hopes take a knock at Leicester on Easter Monday
Replies: 16
Views: 495

Re: ARTICLE: Title hopes take a knock at Leicester on Easter Monday

A bit of setback but nowhere near as damaging as home defeats vs United and Rovers in 1962. As we seem to have a number of posters who can recollect this era I wonder if they would care to speculate as to whether the FA Cup defeat to the Rovers in 1960 was a bit of a blessing in disguise? Bear in mi...
by ClaretLoup
Wed Apr 15, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Remembering Jimmy Strong with daughter Sandria Burkinshaw
Replies: 18
Views: 727

Re: ARTICLE: Remembering Jimmy Strong with daughter Sandria Burkinshaw

Thanks for posting this, a lovely article beautifully written, I like the use of the word malodourus, I had to to look it up as it could have meant just generally bad or ill, in the way that dolourus means painful.
by ClaretLoup
Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rumour.....Dwight to Newcastle
Replies: 50
Views: 3616

Re: Rumour.....Dwight to Newcastle

Can’t see Dwight moving to Newcastle, however what is of concern if there is any truth in the article is that McNeil’s agent has alerted clubs as to his availability.
by ClaretLoup
Sat Apr 11, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kenny Dalglish
Replies: 20
Views: 1144

Re: Kenny Dalglish

Saw him do something similar at Ipswich Town shortly after he signed for Liverpool. Swivelled on the edge of box and beat Cooper all ends up.
by ClaretLoup
Sat Apr 11, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: That was the week that was
Replies: 3
Views: 308

Re: ARTICLE: That was the week that was

Interesting to note that only Mee and Lowton are the only survivors from the 17 on duty that night at Brentford which shows how quickly clubs turn over their rosters and what a great job the gaffer has done transforming the team to one that is now in its fourth season in the Premier League and half ...
by ClaretLoup
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Players Together
Replies: 54
Views: 2222

Re: Ben Mee Article in the Guardian

Well written summary from our captain, very concise and on the money!

Thanks for posting Levrai.
by ClaretLoup
Tue Apr 07, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League Quiz 2
Replies: 34
Views: 625

Re: Premier League Quiz 2

How about Ian Branfoot for Question 1 ?
by ClaretLoup
Tue Apr 07, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League Quiz 2
Replies: 34
Views: 625

Re: Premier League Quiz 2

DomBFC1882 wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 4:24 pm
2. Deco
Was his first name Arthur?
by ClaretLoup
Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets facing up to £50 million loss
Replies: 148
Views: 7717

Re: Clarets facing up to £50 million loss

Indeed. There will be tax increases for those in work to pay for the massive spending on the NHS and benefits plus many other adverse financial side effects.

Football will have to take a financial reality check.
by ClaretLoup
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nick Pope at his best this season
Replies: 20
Views: 1119

Re: Nick Pope at his best this season

Only seen him once in the flesh but I thought Ramsdale looked pretty good for Bournemouth, he certainly has plenty of practice behind the Cherries defence.

For us older ones on here Popey reminds pretty much of Pat Jennings the way he uses his feet a lot.
by ClaretLoup
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs cut non-playing staff wages by 20%
Replies: 40
Views: 1557

Re: Spurs cut non-playing staff wages by 20%

The club is owned by that parasite billionaire Joe Lewis, through his investment firm Tavistock. According to The Sunday Times Rich List in 2019, the 83-year-old has a net worth of £4.358bn. He lives in a tax haven and made a large chunk of his fortune by currency trading on Black Wednesday back in ...
by ClaretLoup
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets in the black
Replies: 116
Views: 5615

Re: Clarets in the black

TVC15 wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:39 am

Obviously Corvid 19 is a worry but as said it is for most clubs.
It certainly is nothing to crow about.
by ClaretLoup
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets in the black
Replies: 116
Views: 5615

Re: Clarets in the black

I think the only players who, at the moment, can leave without a fee are Hendrick, Lennon & Bardsley. In 2021 Westwood, JBG, Lowton and Long will also be in that situation. So what does the club do, particularly with Westwood? Bearing in mind that he is 30 years old, I think at the moment he would ...
by ClaretLoup
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gossip columns
Replies: 6
Views: 858

Re: Gossip columns

Celtic plus six other clubs in the Premier League or Championship allegedly also interested in Hendrick & why wouldn’t they be. On a free transfer you can get a hard working committed player with 100+ Premier League games under his belt plus considerable International Experience. On the open market ...
by ClaretLoup
Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: This is what I'm up against
Replies: 65
Views: 3697

Re: This is what I'm up against

One of the great things about football at Burnley is that once you go through the turnstile no matter what creed, race, religion, political persuasion you might have, you can put all that behind you,feel the power of unity and get behind your team for 90 minutes. Personally I find it quite sad readi...
by ClaretLoup
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The most `celebrated` Burnley goals ever?
Replies: 83
Views: 2835

Re: The most `celebrated` Burnley goals ever?

The first goal vs QPR that Padiham mentions contains a ball from Big Sam to Ings that takes out FIVE QPR defenders. It combines maths and science whilst at the same time is a work of art.

Enjoy .....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NA7BFzj8-xw
by ClaretLoup
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The most `celebrated` Burnley goals ever?
Replies: 83
Views: 2835

Re: The most `celebrated` Burnley goals ever?

For the Pato goal like a few others I was sat between the goal post and the six yard box line on the second or third row from the front. When Pato first hit it I thought wtf is he doing shooting from there and it looked like it was going wide. Next thing it’s in the net about four or five yards away...
by ClaretLoup
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What to do on Saturdays??
Replies: 28
Views: 1434

Re: What to do on Saturdays??

Interesting situation re non-league football. It was left each Association to decide whether to play or not. Apparently all three tiers of the National League have been given the go ahead but Southern League has opted to cancel. Probably you need to check the individual clubs o see if there is a gam...
by ClaretLoup
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joey Barton
Replies: 25
Views: 2990

Re: Joey Barton

Fleetwood came down to Suffolk recently and did a job on Lambert's Ipswich, although the latter are bottom of the League current form league atm so that's not difficult. In the reverse fixture, Barton tried to undermine the opposition using mind games and trapping off about Ipswich in the media. The...
by ClaretLoup
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley to get caught up in West Ham protests again
Replies: 16
Views: 1631

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to get caught up in West Ham protests again

Sadly that Bowen lad looks to be a good signing and in tandem with Antonio they will knock over enough of the weaker teams to stay up. Even Haller has scored recently.
by ClaretLoup
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1965 Polio in Blackburn
Replies: 26
Views: 1110

Re: 1965 Polio in Blackburn

I started school at St Marys College Blackburn in September 1965 and was bussed in from Rossendale. I remember being asked if we had polio vaccine when boarding the bus. However school went on as normal as far as I remember despite the contagious nature of the disease.
by ClaretLoup
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester vs Villa
Replies: 56
Views: 3152

Re: Leicester vs Villa

They made Leicester look good who certainly are not a top 4 side TC You are going to have to explain this one to me. My definition of a top four side would be one that has been in the top 4 for most of the season, are currently eight points clear of fifth place and don’t have an outstandingly tough...
by ClaretLoup
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester vs Villa
Replies: 56
Views: 3152

Re: Leicester vs Villa

How did that lad Drinkwater get on tonight?
by ClaretLoup
Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wood Poleaxed
Replies: 67
Views: 5028

Re: Wood Poleaxed

Spurs player clearly plays the man and is nowhere near the ball so it’s a foul plain and simple.
by ClaretLoup
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our Premier League seasons compared
Replies: 20
Views: 1514

Re: Our Premier League seasons compared

Thanks for the corrections re relegation and return to the EPL. Nevertheless I think it illustrates what a feat it was to bounce straight back and maintain our position which only ourselves and the Mighty Newcastle have done should Villa and Norwich be relegated. It's food for thought for the people...
by ClaretLoup
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our Premier League seasons compared
Replies: 20
Views: 1514

Re: Our Premier League seasons compared

Trevor it looks like you have put this seasons Watford result in the QPR line. However many thanks to you and Grimsdale for all these lovely graphs. One point that struck me from TTs spreadsheet is that it looks like a apart from ourselves and Hull no team has returned to the EPL since Dyche took ov...
by ClaretLoup
Tue Mar 03, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Mills
Replies: 49
Views: 2718

Re: Danny Mills

Somebody needs to tell Danny Boy that Gordon Banks played for Stoke and Leicester as did Shilton before he signed for all conquering Forest.
by ClaretLoup
Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 45
Views: 3972

Re: MOTD

No one ikes us, but some of us get upset a bit when they don't.

Somehow it doesn't scan quite as well
by ClaretLoup
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jay Rod Key misses in games this year
Replies: 49
Views: 2660

Re: Jay Rod Key misses in games this year

In the past players have been booked for time wasting for shooting after the whistle has gone. So how does it work now with VAR?
by ClaretLoup
Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 43
Views: 3136

Re: Newcastle v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 7 routine saves today Bardsley 7 kept it tight at the back but offers little going forward Mee 8 pretty solid as usual and some good blocks Tarks 8 as above Taylor 7 thought he got skinned once or twice today and was a bit lucky that Newcastle were si poor at shooting McNeil 5 one good cross an...
by ClaretLoup
Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Newcastle match
Replies: 53
Views: 3953

Re: The Newcastle match

Top scorer for the Mags Jonjo Shelvey is available for selection. With five goals so far, he is ahead of seven players on two goals apiece.

£60 million worth Joelinton & Alison have three between them. That fat cockney Ashley needs to get his wallet out and buy some players.
by ClaretLoup
Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barrow FC
Replies: 34
Views: 2290

Re: Barrow FC

I happened to be in attendance at he Stadium of Light last night. Fleetwood are very well organised and it looks very much like that Barton has adopted Sean's framework plan when out of possession. In possession they are different gravy and like to knock it around on the floor for the most part. Sun...
by ClaretLoup
Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Form Table Last Six
Replies: 13
Views: 1902

Re: Form Table Last Six

With respect to our next opponents, they are bottom of the home form table over the last four fixtures and have won one in the last nine.

More happy days next weekend?
by ClaretLoup
Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Form Table Last Six
Replies: 13
Views: 1902

Form Table Last Six

The Mighty Clarets are third behind Liverpool and level on points with Manchester City but three goals down on goal difference.

https://www.soccerstats.com/formtable.a ... ue=england

Happy Days UTC
by ClaretLoup
Sun Feb 16, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Storm Vydra
Replies: 40
Views: 3065

Re: REPORT: Storm Vydra

We played some pretty decent football when he was banging them in at the start of the season and also vs West Ham. I think in tight games especially vs the top end sides they are closed down quicker and thus forced to launch it more often.