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by NRC
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Washington Redskins name change
Replies: 50
Views: 1208

Re: Washington Redskins name change

No it’s not PC it is entirely the correct move to make. It is just wrong and they needed to react and do the right thing. Claretandjew has it right with his comment. I’m actually becoming quite stunned by the bandwagoning PAC push-back brigade. This current sentiment is exactly the time to right the...
by NRC
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Johann Panacea
Replies: 18
Views: 1530

Re: Johann Panacea

Oh Rowls, why did you feel the need to divulge your spoof? You could have caught some whoppers with this
by NRC
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Distance Themselves From BLM Movement
Replies: 136
Views: 5914

Re: FA Distance Themselves From BLM Movement

I’ve been absent from this forum since the PL specifically and soccer/sports generally halted in light of COVID-19. I have also stayed away from viewing the three games played since the restart, but binge-watched them yesterday..... And my view from the USA is that I was utterly stunned to se the co...
by NRC
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Music for the space walk
Replies: 12
Views: 316

Re: Music for the space walk

You’re all distinctly mad, except for you, Buxton, whom clearly has no capacity for original thoughts :shock:
by NRC
Tue Jun 02, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Music for the space walk
Replies: 12
Views: 316

Music for the space walk

I’ve just been watching the space walk https://youtu.be/DDU-rZs-Ic4 and NASA is playing music you might find in a massage parlor..... so I thought I’d find my own as a match I chose SolarStone Seven Cities https://youtu.be/wPxoZbEA7sw What would you choose? And please don’t let it be Also Space Zara...
by NRC
Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New stands making it cold
Replies: 91
Views: 4597

Re: New stands making it cold

Set of Nancies! American Football games are NEVER cancelled
by NRC
Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remco Van Der Schaaf
Replies: 43
Views: 4070

Re: Remco Van Der Schaaf

Are we distinguishing poor signing from poor player?
by NRC
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BREAKING NEWS: Paul McCartney
Replies: 94
Views: 4053

Re: BREAKING NEWS: Paul McCartney

I was fortunate enough to see him live at a private gig with my employer a few years ago (private = 8000 corporate attendees). Amazing stuff. Voice gone or not, there's magic afoot simply listening to McCartney doing Beatles numbers
by NRC
Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Space 1999 - on Freeview Chan' 70 - 8pm each night!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 524

Re: Space 1999 - on Freeview Chan' 70 - 8pm each night!!!

the whole female cast, in their uniforms and colored wigs, were all I needed as a teenage boy - that an Alexandra Bastedo from The Champions
by NRC
Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: North American Clarets Meet up in Washington DC Oct 26th
Replies: 6
Views: 486

Re: North American Clarets Meet up in Washington DC Oct 26th

As Mike knows, I'm in the UK for the game :D
by NRC
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Now Trump thinks he’s Jerry Springer
Replies: 0
Views: 322

Now Trump thinks he’s Jerry Springer

Disgraceful reports coming out from a “forced” White House meeting between the parents of Harry Dunn, the kid who was killed by the wife of a diplomat (who isn’t a diplomat), who travelled to the US at Trump’s invitation. He had arranged for the killer, Anne Sacoolas, to be in the room next door, to...
by NRC
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hampstead Claret RIP
Replies: 163
Views: 8837

Re: Hampstead Claret RIP

Noooooooo! RIp hampsters
by NRC
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joker
Replies: 42
Views: 4992

Re: Joker

There is way too much over-analysis going on over in the US as to hidden plots and twists. I’m with Cricketfieldclaret, just enjoy it and take it at face value What IS being underplayed here is the core message from the film of how society does not want mental illness to be present and visible in it...
by NRC
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England squad announced
Replies: 51
Views: 6072

Re: England squad announced

Mings is the English version of David Luis....... and I never got the clamor for David Luis
by NRC
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Costa Coffee.
Replies: 35
Views: 4082

Re: Costa Coffee.

Of the two things I miss the least about the UK, one of them is the coffee, be it Costa or any other brand. It’s bloody awful. Actually it’s not the coffee, it’s that they don’t offer half and half
by NRC
Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche or the players
Replies: 42
Views: 5149

Re: Dyche or the players

Listen, Dyche is the man for the job, he has worked wonders at our club and long may he remain but...someone, somewhere needs to tell him to man up for cup games. His record is atrocious, his attitude to them stinks. League cup, FA cup and last season Europe, he just isn’t interested in going for s...
by NRC
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not so Mighty on the night Clarets versus Slumberland
Replies: 371
Views: 21455

Re: Mighty Clarets versus Slumberland

Vydra had the two center half’s exiting stage right, while he went left there! I love having that “trickery” up front
by NRC
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barbeque
Replies: 40
Views: 2934

Re: Barbeque

Burnley1989 wrote:We are a South African family and every night it’s not raining we open the braai, even a Sunday roast gets finished on the braai
Hopefully that means searing it on a side burner to keep the juices in, and then letting it loose on the griddle.....?
by NRC
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'
Replies: 136
Views: 23655

Re: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'

Bin Ont Turf wrote:I know what's been posted.

A right way of thinking would be to think it was a strange choice of word to use.

But this :roll: .......
Mike Garlick, football’s answer to USA’s Steve Kings
by NRC
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The most expensive player to play for Burnley
Replies: 27
Views: 2373

Re: The most expensive player to play for Burnley

In constant currency wouldn’t that be Kevin Reeves.
by NRC
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: One of our own has made his way home
Replies: 110
Views: 10652

Re: ARTICLE: One of our own has made his way home

The key question for me is how are we defining “one of our own”
1. Born in Burnley
2. Through the youth system
3. Supports Burnley?
4. A combination of at least two to make it legit.
by NRC
Mon May 27, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle to be sold
Replies: 32
Views: 4608

Re: Newcastle to be sold

claptrappers_union wrote:I suppose it only matters if their business conflicts.

Families plays against each other all the time in football
They’re not averse to get their scimitars out on each other either when it comes to ruling.... :D
by NRC
Mon May 27, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England U23
Replies: 5
Views: 1739

England U23

Did I miss something with the U21 squad? Are the FA forming a U23?
by NRC
Sun May 26, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Nick Pope signs new long term deal with the Clarets
Replies: 36
Views: 6574

Re: ARTICLE: Nick Pope signs new long term deal with the Clarets

The keeper job requires incredible patience at the top level.... you could spend a full career not actually playing competitively. As Tom’s contract is running out in a year, there’s a plan in the making, right there......
by NRC
Thu May 09, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I keep reading we need to strengthen midfield...
Replies: 32
Views: 1778

I keep reading we need to strengthen midfield...

… but to replace whom? Cork? Westwood, Player of the Year? McNeil/Brady? Johan/Lennon/Hendrick? We already have Hendrick/Defour (if fit).

So is it personnel, or is it shape? Is the suggestion to go 451 or 352?
by NRC
Thu May 09, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Champion’s League Final: Who Do You Want To Prevail?
Replies: 68
Views: 3225

Re: Champion’s League Final: Who Do You Want To Prevail?

Liverpool for me - 3 - Liverpool to lose only 1 game all season domestically (Spurs have lost 13) they deserve something. Like others I was going to say Spurs, but the argument from Middleton claret above is reasonable and compelling. Well done that man for providing me with contemplation - a welco...
by NRC
Thu May 09, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 1317
Views: 129877

Re: Bolton

"just like there are Burnley fans who think we have a huge dry powder store."

:shock: we don't?
by NRC
Thu May 09, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trent Alexander-Arnold
Replies: 29
Views: 3135

Re: Trent Alexander-Arnold

FactualFrank wrote:Crazy how 10 months can change things in football. He was thought of as one of the best right backs in the world after the World Cup.
and is 3 weeks away from playing in a Champion's League Final...… and some are lobbying for Tripps to come here
by NRC
Tue May 07, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jeff Hendrick
Replies: 63
Views: 5507

Re: Jeff Hendrick

Can someone please remind me what his best position is please? It's been so long. And if there was a completely clean sheet to build a BFC "fantasy team" with only JH currently on the roster, what would be the shape of the team, and where would Hendrick play (remember, you have no other names yet, j...
by NRC
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds - shocking
Replies: 133
Views: 9699

Re: Leeds - shocking

Just seen it for the first time. You are spot on. Why Leeds should have had to let the goal be walked in is beyond me. While the gesture from Biesla is admirable, if Dyche allowed that to happen I would be furious! Perfectly good goal. And I don't like Leeds! Wholly disagree it’s a “perfectly good ...
by NRC
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds - shocking
Replies: 133
Views: 9699

Re: Leeds - shocking

In the build-up, Kodjia is fouled and goes down, looking to be injured as Aston Villa stop in their tracks and ask for Leeds to put it out. Roberts slows the game down as if he is going to - but he doesn't. Glich is fed down the left-hand side by Roberts and he looks and he gets into an almost empty...
by NRC
Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Amazing BFC stat about our form
Replies: 24
Views: 2597

Re: Amazing BFC stat about our form

Tom Heaton taking over from Hart and taking the captaincy away from Mee, playing Wood and Barnes regularly up front, Lennon getting injured and being replaced by McNeil, are the reasons for the change in fortune. add to that equation the ultimate realization to play Mee at LCB, does it point to our...
by NRC
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Sarri charged by FA
Replies: 16
Views: 2374

Re: ARTICLE: Sarri charged by FA

"No one is sure what Sarri was actually doing but there have been suggestions, with Burnley moving forward, he might have been time wasting to help his side earn a much needed point."

:lol:
by NRC
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: United v City...The Horns of a Dilemma
Replies: 67
Views: 3325

Re: United v City...The Horns of a Dilemma

it's a good job that fans' opinion stops there and doesn't (hopefully) translate to the management and playing staff - this is very clear, it's against the law. It's called match fixing, and if we extend to betting money going on the game then that is fraud. Fans should never want their team to thro...
by NRC
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Luiz...Whinger
Replies: 11
Views: 2600

Re: David Luiz...Whinger

horrible example of a footballer. I genuinely rejoiced when he left the Premier League to go to PSG. Not just a whinger, but a real nasty side to him. He should go back to the beach and play there
by NRC
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowton
Replies: 44
Views: 3936

Re: Lowton

Dougall wrote:If we can find - and sign - a right back who is better than Matt Lowton, we will do very, very well indeed!
Image


LoL - good bait from the OP though
by NRC
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR
Replies: 67
Views: 3960

Re: VAR

How do those favoring a quota system reconcile that with the fact that the quote in all probability would still have been used at the end of the game, with the same outcome? Unless you’re suggesting managers would arbitrarily exhaust their allocation?
by NRC
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Notre Dame on Fire
Replies: 98
Views: 4547

Re: Notre Dame on Fire

None, ultimately. Everyone dies. The money could put death off for a while. We spend money on loads of things that are not essential. Buildings, football, pets, travel, a second pair of shoes, dining out, moving to a bigger house, space exploration, computers, TV. The list goes on. Ultimately we ma...
by NRC
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Carduff
Replies: 201
Views: 8112

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Carduff

if we win 3-0 it will apparently be the first time in over 50 years we have won three consecutive games in the top tier by a at least a two goal margin. Thanks to SkySports for that little gem
by NRC
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Corner Stands
Replies: 546
Views: 54078

Re: New Corner Stands

Turf Moor looking more and more like the house that Jack built
by NRC
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What happened to the splitting the board vote?
Replies: 13
Views: 1193

Re: What happened to the splitting the board vote?

Full release required, unredacted. We’re the traffic that generates the advertising revenue, we’re entitled to see it
by NRC
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Concorde 50 Today
Replies: 44
Views: 1771

Re: Concorde 50 Today

Flew on it once, and was lucky enough to be invited to the cockpit into which I could not fit. Having glanced around at the controls that were in charge of this supersonic wizardry I vowed to never fly on it again.

A Lancaster Bomber looked as sophisticated
by NRC
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 21
Views: 2318

Re: Robbie Brady

i still doubt that we can afford two up front, so if Brady can get fit enough and recover his form I'd like to see McNeil pushed inside (almost a No10) with Brady on the left. I can see that, BB. I feel he is a very similar player to Marcus Rashford. Brady out wide, Dwight as a #10 presents a diffe...
by NRC
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Solskjaer appointed manager
Replies: 24
Views: 1510

Re: Solskjaer appointed manager

who is the better manager...? OGS, who supervised a relegation with Cardiff, but at Manyoo has had the talent at his disposal and has basically said "go and express yourselves" SD, who has to galvanize a squad of players to over-perform their individual skill levels into a collative team effort, wee...
by NRC
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adam Johnson Released
Replies: 115
Views: 4898

Re: Adam Johnson Released

forget his employment opportunities, his bigger issue will be his relationship with his daughter, how he manages that (or how she manages it) and how authorities allow him to be with her.... (alone?)
by NRC
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sport.cz - Vydra frustrated at strange excuses from Dyche
Replies: 155
Views: 8976

Re: Sport.cz - Vydra frustrated at strange excuses from Dyche

9 from their last 6 is 50% better than our 6 from the last 6, Spijed….. I'll take their form over ours
by NRC
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sport.cz - Vydra frustrated at strange excuses from Dyche
Replies: 155
Views: 8976

Re: Sport.cz - Vydra frustrated at strange excuses from Dyche

the fact is we're two points above relegation this deep into the season, and we've pretty much stuck with "the two lumps up front," whom to be fair have had some success, but in spite of that success we're i the doo-doo if an in-form Cardiff beat us. That alone suggests you have to do something diff...
by NRC
Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: World Wide Web 30 Years old today.
Replies: 15
Views: 917

Re: World Wide Web 30 Years old today.

It’s Tim Internet
by NRC
Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: whats the Answer
Replies: 63
Views: 2623

Re: whats the Answer

I see 28 and I see 70 and both can be correct, but for the life of me I don’t see 10
by NRC
Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Albert Einstein
Replies: 12
Views: 1084

Re: Albert Einstein

well, world class athletes doing exactly that extract improvement in "fine margins" - hardly insanity..... and it is doubted that attribution of this saying (and it isn't a quote as the world doesn't know who actually said it) should be to Einstein..... but, indeed, there was little intelligence on ...