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by Rowls
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick goal
Replies: 64
Views: 4999

Re: Hendrick goal

BurnleyFC wrote:If Defour had done that people would want a statue erecting in his name.


No reason why proper Burnley fans can’t want an erection for them both.
by Rowls
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Does anyone here read the Sun newspaper?
Replies: 51
Views: 2122

Re: Does anyone here read the Sun newspaper?

mkmel wrote:I would say the Sun is way further to the right than the Mirror is to the left


It all depends where you stand, doesn’t it?
by Rowls
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Does anyone here read the Sun newspaper?
Replies: 51
Views: 2122

Re: Does anyone here read the Sun newspaper?

Funny how it seems that *everyone* hates the Sun. It was the best tabloid in the country for years, if not decades. The times of newspapers is disappearing before our eyes but if you want to know how good it was, just how well written those stories were you only have to see a thread like this: Even ...
by Rowls
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Book recommendations
Replies: 37
Views: 940

Re: Book recommendations

Never read those Rowls, but you've piqued my interest. I’ve really just started but it’s fun. Set in a “fantasy” world but it doesn’t fit neatly into the genre of fantasy; there is, to my knowledge, no magic or sorcery or witchcraft. It’s more like an alternative feudal universe. It’s a bit reminis...
by Rowls
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trump to ban flavoured e cigarettes
Replies: 40
Views: 1169

Re: Trump to ban flavoured e cigarettes

Wot a load of toss

The same states in the US who are busy legalizing cannabis are also clamping down on vaping.

It’s ridiculous.
by Rowls
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Book recommendations
Replies: 37
Views: 940

Re: Book recommendations

Reading Titus Groan right now and it’s very well written.

First book of the Gormenghast trilogy by Mervyn Peake.
by Rowls
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aston Villa (away) - General Info Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 826

Re: Aston Villa (away) - General Info Thread

Top tip from a midland Claret - wear a plain claret and blue scarf without and identifiable Burnley motif or lettering and you can wander freely in home and away pubs. It helps if you have or can put on a midlands / brummie accent so I wouldn’t recommend it if you’re a broad speaking Burnley thoroug...
by Rowls
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time For Tom Watson To Apologize
Replies: 172
Views: 6029

Re: Time For Tom Watson To Apologize

That's not reporting, you daft ****. It's an opinion article. Douglas Murray is usually an eloquent and readable journalist but this article is a slog to read. The reason why? Because he goes out of his way to report vast swathes of carefully transcripted speech from O’Brien. He will have done this...
by Rowls
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time For Tom Watson To Apologize
Replies: 172
Views: 6029

Re: Time For Tom Watson To Apologize

Just seems like a pretty desperate hit piece to me. He even conditions his readers in the most obvious way. No surprise then that you swallowed it up like a cheap whore with a drug habit. Everything in the Douglas Murray article is true. All of the lies James O’Brien promoted were lies. This articl...
by Rowls
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Messi allowed to leave on a free next summer
Replies: 59
Views: 2183

Re: Messi allowed to leave on a free next summer

Cleveleys_claret wrote:Bergkamp a spent force. These types of players flourish in the Prem regardless of age


Bergkamp was 26 when he signed for Arsenal. His two seasons at inter were -rightly- regarded as underwhelming or a failure.
by Rowls
Sat Sep 07, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adkins to Huddersfax
Replies: 39
Views: 2988

Re: Adkins to Huddersfax

dougcollins wrote:Oooh, hark at you defending those Trotskyists at the Beeb.


Yes. Hark at me, hark.
by Rowls
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adkins to Huddersfax
Replies: 39
Views: 2988

Re: Adkins to Huddersfax

Unlike the tabloids, the BBC don’t tend to run with stories like this without a lot more substantial info.
by Rowls
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tarky is August player of the month
Replies: 12
Views: 377

Re: ARTICLE: Tarky is August player of the month

And the man of the match & player ratings result for the Liverpool game and I have to admit being stunned by how low some posters marked in the ratings. I don't think they really appreciated just who we were playing against. See link http://www.uptheclarets.com/tarky-is-august-player-of-the-mon...
by Rowls
Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mighty Clarets versus Scousepool
Replies: 140
Views: 3871

Re: Mighty Clarets versus Scousepool

Liverpool reduces to time wasting from the second half onwards.

They know we’re dangerous.

If WE can get a lucky goal it’s game on again.
by Rowls
Sat Aug 31, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Luton Away - March 1980
Replies: 7
Views: 732

Re: Luton Away - March 1980

Can you pay on the gate?
by Rowls
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve harper
Replies: 45
Views: 1829

Re: Steve harper

If it’s the same article I remember I think our very own graham branch won the nomination for tranmere rovers.
by Rowls
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nigel Farage’s Ego
Replies: 24
Views: 1345

Re: Nigel Farage’s Ego

District of Up The Clarets Vote:

Pro-Farage posts: - 1 (7%)
Anti-Farage posts - 14 (93%)
by Rowls
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nigel Farage’s Ego
Replies: 24
Views: 1345

Re: Nigel Farage’s Ego

District of Burnley Brexit vote:

Leave - 66.6%
Remain - 33.4%
by Rowls
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Mansfield turn to Stone
Replies: 6
Views: 1259

Re: ARTICLE: Mansfield turn to Stone

We had to battle the likes of Mansfield th win promotion in ‘91.

Great progress by us and good luck to the lad.
by Rowls
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Help find this man..
Replies: 28
Views: 2904

Re: Help find this man..

From bbc news: “While we have made an arrest, our inquiries are very much continuing and I would continue to appeal for anyone with information to come forward. "However, I would urge people not to speculate and to be mindful of the comments they make, especially on social media, as this causes...
by Rowls
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: League debut for James Clarke
Replies: 5
Views: 1184

Re: ARTICLE: League debut for James Clarke

Nice to keep tabs on these young lads, thanks for the info. It reminds me of an interview with Grezza when he spoke about being a youth player, all he ever wanted was to make ONE professional appearance so he could say he was a professional footballer. That attitude served him well enough. Good luck...
by Rowls
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Name the Player
Replies: 8
Views: 637

Re: Name the Player

I do believe a certain Owen Doyle(?) played for that night too.

He possibly even scored and might have set up Jay’s goal.

I accidentally sat in the seat reserved for the guest on honour (Jimmy Mac) and I’ve still got the Glentoran beer mat from the directors lounge somewhere.
by Rowls
Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andy Lonergan
Replies: 34
Views: 2050

Re: Andy Lonergan

Good lord just look at our defending back then.

It's a different universe to what we've come to expect as standard under Dyche.
by Rowls
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'
Replies: 136
Views: 10103

Re: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'

The best bit is when he likens very wealthy Premier League clubs like ourselves to the repression of black Africans. Ooooooh, only Mike Garlic can truly clear up his intent but I think you're suffering from a metaphor failure here. For example, if I describe Dwight McNeil as being "like lightn...
by Rowls
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup
Replies: 52
Views: 2227

Re: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup

That's what most people in the crowd thought,so how on earth can the VAR official not see that with the various different angles,this doesn't bode well for the CL and PL games to come,if such an obvious dive can't be caught out. Think the commentary team got it right - UEFA didn't want to overrule ...
by Rowls
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup
Replies: 52
Views: 2227

Re: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup

tiger76 wrote:The argument seems to be it wasn't a clear and obvious error,so the ref's decision stands,it'll certainly encourage more players to go to ground when there's minimal contact,Dele Alli will be excited by that call among many others.


It was clearly and obviously a dive.
by Rowls
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup
Replies: 52
Views: 2227

Re: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup

What on earth is VAR for if not for disallowing that penalty????
by Rowls
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Kightly confirms his retirement
Replies: 26
Views: 1686

Re: ARTICLE: Kightly confirms his retirement

Kights was a great player for us & scored some key goals. When he arrived it heralded a new era. Under Dyche we wouldn't be signing players to muddle along at our old level - we were going to look to sign players who could improve us and take us forward. It was a signing that lifted our ability ...
by Rowls
Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thankyou ct
Replies: 37
Views: 3183

Re: Thankyou ct

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by Rowls
Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Agyei leaves for Oxford
Replies: 6
Views: 883

Re: ARTICLE: Agyei leaves for Oxford

He definitely needs first team football now.
Good luck to the lad.
by Rowls
Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Ings
Replies: 78
Views: 7133

Re: Danny Ings

There was the trouble with Ings in January too. I heard he didn't want to play against Sunderland?

Can't remember the precise details but we turned in a stinker against a relegation rival. I think had we won that game we'd have stayed up instead of getting relegated.
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Squad Today
Replies: 33
Views: 2163

Re: Bolton Squad Today

Half time intact for the kids.
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton
Replies: 297
Views: 7559

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton

BOYSIE31 wrote:But why no yellow ??


I believe only straight reds can be given by VAR.
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton
Replies: 297
Views: 7559

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton

Looks like my stream is a minute or two behind.
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton
Replies: 297
Views: 7559

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton

Vino blanco wrote:I hope Drinkwater is match fit very quickly.


It's 0-0 and we're 44 minutes into the season.

Bit soon for catastrophizing.
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton
Replies: 297
Views: 7559

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton

Great save from Pope
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Squad Today
Replies: 33
Views: 2163

Re: Bolton Squad Today

timshorts wrote:Maidstone completed their obligations for the season. And Compared to aldershot they then got completely screwed over as a result.


Yeah but Maidstone can p:ss off because they voted Nuneaton Boro out of the original conference.
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Squad Today
Replies: 33
Views: 2163

Re: Bolton Squad Today

Will they have to field this sort of lineup for the entire season? Don't see how they can do otherwise. They literally don't have a pit to poss in. Unless they can convince a Bolton-supporting professional footballer to turn out for them for a pittance then I doubt they can compete with regional lo...
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Squad Today
Replies: 33
Views: 2163

Re: Bolton Squad Today

cricketfieldclarets wrote:I hope they win. Good luck to them. Why would anyone want a team of 16 year olds to get hammered?


I want Bolton to go down because the club (as a whole) deserve it.

At the same time, it's completely unfair on these boys. It will be an entire season of men against boys for them.
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR ... is this the logic they will use
Replies: 71
Views: 3097

Re: VAR ... is this the logic they will use

Terrible. Clear and obvious mistakes?? Going to ruin some great footballing moves. EBnDHDxXYAEb9ow (1).jpg I'd like to see them getting rid of the graphics and, instead of having it judged by the millimetre we have a panel of 3 video referees who decide "was the player broadly level or not?&qu...
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Squad Today
Replies: 33
Views: 2163

Re: Bolton Squad Today

And it has to be said also, although it's a travesty, it's fairer than what has happened to Accy today who have lost out on a game because of Bury.
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Squad Today
Replies: 33
Views: 2163

Re: Bolton Squad Today

And I can't see how this will be any good for a lot of those youngsters either. Maybe one or two of them who are physically capable might rise to the challenge but getting beaten week in, week out in front of large crowds won't do anything for their confidence or development. Especially if they're g...
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Squad Today
Replies: 33
Views: 2163

Re: Bolton Squad Today

This has been tweeted by Nixon:

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The figures written in biro are the player's ages.
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Squad Today
Replies: 33
Views: 2163

Bolton Squad Today

Having no money whatsoever, Bolton are having to put out basically a whole squad of apprentices today.

They're probably going to get utterly spanked.

The average age is 18.
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche- how much profit has his transfer dealings made
Replies: 16
Views: 952

Re: Dyche- how much profit has his transfer dealings made

jedi_master wrote:I thought he was a very poor player, just my opinion!


Yeah, it's an understandable opinion. He was a bit out of his depth for us but I think he's clearly good enough for a mid-table Championship side.

That's not enough for us now and we're all grateful!
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton
Replies: 297
Views: 7559

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton

Drinkwater won't get in until he's proven his fitness to the coaching staff.

It was exactly the same when Barton signed.

If he turns out half as good a signing as that then we'll all be happy.
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Footy
Replies: 30
Views: 998

Re: Today's Footy

* Notts Forest
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BREAKING NEWS....
Replies: 12
Views: 2171

Re: BREAKING NEWS....

any chance we can get a chant from one of "Madge's" hits? Rowls, I'm sure you will be able to translate her French for us. Maybe even play it as our goal celebration music! Here's Madge in her pop video "Nous nous apelons Burn-e-ley" which was renamed in the French market as &qu...
by Rowls
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche- how much profit has his transfer dealings made
Replies: 16
Views: 952

Re: Dyche- how much profit has his transfer dealings made

Even shite like Tendayi Darikwa, we bought him for I think £600k and sold him to Forest for £2.5m. We have done Bloody well at times. To the extent that we can now blithely refer to very good Championship level players as "shite". Players like Darikwa would've walked into most positions i...

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