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by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1663
Views: 170506

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

If someone gets badly injured it never seems to put us off pressing on with the deal. We've got form.....
by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1663
Views: 170506

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Thing is Bristol can't afford NOT to play him as they are on the fringes of the play offs and every point could mean the difference between a crack at the PL or missing out (again)
by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nicholas Parsons
Replies: 47
Views: 1559

Re: Nicholas Parsons

Just googled it, it was actually first shown in 1960, so not that old really. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Yep, not THAT old! I was born in '58 which makes it about right that it's one the very earliest programmes I ever remember watching on tv. (Closely followed by hiding from the Daleks as William Har...
by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nicholas Parsons
Replies: 47
Views: 1559

Re: Nicholas Parsons

Vino blanco wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:17 pm
He was the voice of Tex Tucker in the kid's TV program "Four Feather Falls".
My God, Vino, that's a bloody old one. One of my very earliest memories!! Have you framed your telegram from the Queen yet?? :)
by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1663
Views: 170506

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Haggling over £3m, just pay the fee ffs. Corner shop mentality again.. :roll: In this instance I tend to agree. It's ok thinking we'll get him for 7 mill in the summer, but other clubs could well come in then and drive the fee up past the 10 mill currenly being asked, plus City might even be in the...
by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1663
Views: 170506

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

randomclaret2 wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:04 pm
28m Euros is about £23m. Given that we paid £15m for a player 3 years ago and the Chaiman said we bid £20m for one last year, is it such an outlandish figure ?
Yes. It would going from the sublime to the ridiculous imo.
by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal
Replies: 10
Views: 1322

Re: Arsenal

No, because it's one of the rules of PL football that we never beat Arsenal, no matter how average their team becomes, so forget it and stay in the pub. (They'll probably lose 3-0 to Norwich the following week just to emphasise my point!)
by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thomas soucek
Replies: 18
Views: 2855

Re: Thomas soucek

So they're happy to add another £17 million to their recently published list of debts? Let 'em, as with their record he'll turn out to worth about a tenth of that in 2 years.
by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham
Replies: 48
Views: 2130

Re: West Ham

Many of the clubs which not only bet the ranch, but find themselves now owing the ranch, the outbuildings and all the surrounding land as security on their massive debts, tend to have something in common. They swap and change managers far, far too easily. This not only means loads of compo to the sa...
by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brentford another ground to be unticked
Replies: 57
Views: 1919

Re: Brentford another ground to be unticked

I did almost all on the OP's list, including Griffin Park, but never did Elm Park (Reading) for some reason. As others have said, off the top of my head I can add The Manor Ground (Oxford), Twerton Park (Bath to play Bristol Rovers), Roker Park (Sunderland) Brisbane Rd (Orient), Underhill (Barnet) T...
by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 28, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nicholas Parsons
Replies: 47
Views: 1559

Re: Nicholas Parsons

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaGGH1g3NeU Those zombies definitely grab that red head by the boobies!! (More than once!) Crumbs the BBC has had to make some serious changes since that was acceptable on family TV!! Loved Nicholas Parons back in the day as I believe he realised he was a "figure of ...
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1663
Views: 170506

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Every club needs a whipping boy, so why not be forward thinking and actually sign a player specially for the role. Ladies and gentleman I announce the signing of.... Phil Jones!!
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 25 January 1759 Robert Burns
Replies: 19
Views: 592

Re: 25 January 1759 Robert Burns

I saw a play (with music and songs too!! :roll: ) called "A Man's A Man" at The Edinburgh festival a couple of years back as a friend of mine was in it. It was about Burns' life and as he's someone I knew next to nothing about it was actually very enlightening as well as entertaining. He was a bit o...
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1663
Views: 170506

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

arise_sir_charge wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:11 pm
I happen to think that Phil Jones would be a good player in a team like ours. He’s not good enough for Man United but he’d be fine in our set up.
He's absolute dog sh*t. In ANY team!
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 101
Views: 2809

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

Is this the same Mark Hughes who got Stoke to their highest ever PL finish? Not once, not twice but three times? Yep, and their fans will be living on the memories of those seasons for many years to come as things get leaner and leaner in the potteries and SOME may well just wish they'd enjoyed it ...
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 101
Views: 2809

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

Whatever it is you're involved in, whether it's in sport or even outside sport, you have to strive to be the best you can be and to take part at the highest level you possibly can. It's true, there are negatives to being part of the PL, but there are also tons of positives and whether it's the hard,...
by Dark Cloud
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR again
Replies: 75
Views: 2441

Re: VAR again

The issue imo really is that in cricket and tennis for example (there may be others) the decisions under review are actually being decided by technology. The result is "announced" by a person, but he hasn't made the decision and what the technology is telling him about that decision is up there for ...
by Dark Cloud
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 50
Views: 3232

Re: Robbie Brady

We've had posters have a pop regarding our players in the past (I had the brunt of it with Wood and Taylor after suggesting we sign them), but all players have had dips in form. Brady still has the time to come back and be a top player for us. Really Frank?? Just how long were you thinking, as I'm ...
by Dark Cloud
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 50
Views: 3232

Re: Robbie Brady

MDWat wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:39 pm
Thought he was total bobbins today
He's total bobbins every day.
by Dark Cloud
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: And that is why the crowd was 8k
Replies: 153
Views: 5201

Re: And that is why the crowd was 8k

Pretty much every team in the top 2 divisions makes wholesale changes for the cup(s) and we have to be honest and say that the the players we brought in today all have plenty of PL experience and should have been good enough to win the game. The fact that they didn't may have more to do with the who...
by Dark Cloud
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Pub closures
Replies: 38
Views: 2666

Re: Burnley Pub closures

Royboyclaret wrote:
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:56 pm
Captain Tommy Boyle was landlord of the Pedestrian Inn, which stood where the Library is now.
And how much was he charging you for your pint, Roy? ;)
by Dark Cloud
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie
Replies: 98
Views: 3201

Re: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie

When it comes to attractive football Man City play far fewer long balls than Liverpool who play many during a game. When you have Henderson & Milner in your midfield it's hardly going to be cultured football anyway. The point I was (perhaps clumsily) trying to make Spijed, is that we've seen numero...
by Dark Cloud
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Pub closures
Replies: 38
Views: 2666

Re: Burnley Pub closures

The list on that video is by no means exhaustive or anywhere near the full extent. Before it (ironically) closed recently, the Ministry of Ale had literally scores of pictures of closed down pubs in Burnley adorning the walls. It was fascinating tbh and surprising how quickly you forget.
by Dark Cloud
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC FA Cup Quiz
Replies: 6
Views: 570

Re: BBC FA Cup Quiz

Which Shrewsbury Town manager watched his team play an FA Cup game while dressed as a steward sat at the back of the stand? The late John Bond of course. I was there!! (And it was a great night and a famous win against the odds!! Down to 10 men, a goal down and about 3 or 4 minutes left, but we sco...
by Dark Cloud
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie
Replies: 98
Views: 3201

Re: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie

From what I've seen, unless you're City or Liverpool backed by zillions and zillions of pounds, attacking, attractive football seems to have very little to do with defending or stopping the opposition having frequent free pops at your goal. Just and observation like.
by Dark Cloud
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nixon
Replies: 66
Views: 7921

Re: Nixon

Dazzler wrote:
Fri Jan 24, 2020 2:55 pm
I Haven't got time atm to read all this thread so apologies if already posted but Nixon is on Radio Lancashire sport tonight alongside Paul Weller.
I know which of those two knows most about football!! ;)
by Dark Cloud
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nixon
Replies: 66
Views: 7921

Re: Nixon

deanothedino wrote:
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:11 am
One in, three out? The bean counters would love you!
Not a problem at all if the beans are past their "use by date" :D
by Dark Cloud
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie
Replies: 98
Views: 3201

Re: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie

"Anyone remember the absolute car crash lump fest at Huddersfield in our first promotion season under Dyche?" You mean the game where Duff handled the ball with his nipple and was sent off as the ref awarded a penalty when the "offence" was actually 3 yards outside the box. And then Ings ran 40 yard...
by Dark Cloud
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nixon
Replies: 66
Views: 7921

Re: Nixon

He must be some player if his signing would allow us to let 3 players leave :D :D :D Well maybe I was a little carried away, but personally I can't see even a medium term future for Lennon if we can stay up this season and I'm still waiting to be convinced that Brady is anything other than a very d...
by Dark Cloud
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nixon
Replies: 66
Views: 7921

Re: Nixon

If we're dealing with Bristol Titty and they're actually serious about it, then we should be looking at that guy Elliason as well as Brownhill. IMO he COULD be the next JBG and that would allow us to let Lennon move on in the summer, probably Brady too and possibly even, (sadly) injury jinxed JBG hi...
by Dark Cloud
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie
Replies: 98
Views: 3201

Re: Whos honest enough to admit eating SD humble pie

Not me. I have never called for SD to go, BUT I have said that we need to (sensibly) recruit and I still believe we still need to recruit this window as the way we play means that performing to the very limits of our ability, like we have in the past couple of games, is almost impossible to keep up ...
by Dark Cloud
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Terry Jones
Replies: 35
Views: 1399

Re: RIP Terry Jones

I don't know if anyone's ever read them, but he wrote two books of "Fairy Tales" which are absolutely great, especially for kids (with fantastic illustrations, but not by him). The story of "Eyes All Over" is brilliant, as is "The Ship of Bones". A great mind and will be sadly missed.
by Dark Cloud
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match-fixing scandal in Spain
Replies: 5
Views: 1058

Re: Match-fixing scandal in Spain

TBH it SEEMS rather far fetched and like this guy may be spouting off flights of fancy. IF Osasuna wanted to pay off another club to throw a match, that would involve everyone at that club right down to the actual players, because ultimately they are the ones controlling the result. How would that e...
by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1663
Views: 170506

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Buxtonclaret wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:50 pm
You've no idea what weird images that post threw at my minds eye!! :lol: :lol:

I'm off out for a beer!
:lol:
Well don't drink too much or you might urinate in your Y fronts! :shock:
by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: JBG on his way back
Replies: 42
Views: 1919

Re: ARTICLE: JBG on his way back

He's a great little player (who does what all small players tend to do and jumps miles into the air to win more than his fair share of headers!) and taking into account what we paid Charlton, he's a real gem, BUT every time he comes back now I simply assume it'll be fairly short lived and after 2,3,...
by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1663
Views: 170506

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

If it really is true that we're recalling Wells, then it's almost inconceivable that we're recalling him to play him. It means he's going somewhere else, either for straight cash or to sweeten an incoming deal.
by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jobs suggestions for 19 year old who's just been let go
Replies: 53
Views: 2380

Re: Jobs suggestions for 19 year old who's just been let go

Funkydrummer wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:48 am
This doesn't seem to be a bad number for someone.

https://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/n ... in-driver/
I notice being able to tell the time isn't in the job description, unsurprisingly!!
by Dark Cloud
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cheeky so and so's....
Replies: 18
Views: 2109

Re: Cheeky so and so's....

Fair play to them, that's quite amusing!
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pre match superstitions
Replies: 36
Views: 873

Re: Pre match superstitions

I bought a new coat last week, wore it yesterday and we won so it gets another outing on saturday I bought a new coat this time last year and every time I've tried to wear it we've lost and I have to revert to my old one...and then we win...like yesterday. I keep thinking my new coat will eventuall...
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The old Calder Vale ground ....
Replies: 37
Views: 2291

Re: The old Calder Vale ground ....

Digressing slightly, having looked at the map and the overlay which genuinely is fascinating, I remember as a teenager seeing street after street of houses boarded up ready for demolition in the Gannow area and on the way up Westgate when the M65 was about to be built. That map clearly shows the hug...
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1947 FA Cup Final
Replies: 25
Views: 1134

Re: 1947 FA Cup Final

My (late) Dad went to the '47 and the '62. The former with my Grandad. He actually flew to the '62 final with my uncle as apparently there was special plane put on (I believe)
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The old Calder Vale ground ....
Replies: 37
Views: 2291

Re: The old Calder Vale ground ....

I always imagined it was where Burnley Belvedere play but that’s only because it’s where Calder vale rugby play. So probably wrong. I used to think the same until I became aware that the area down under the viaduct was originally known as Calder Vale. Still not sure which is correct or exactly wher...
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The old Calder Vale ground ....
Replies: 37
Views: 2291

Re: The old Calder Vale ground ....

I think I'm right in saying that the mill which stood on the land where The Range is situated now was called Calder Vale Mill,which suggests that the above post may not be too far away.
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Leicester
Replies: 367
Views: 8129

Re: Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lestershiity

joey13 wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:09 pm
New glasses then Zlatan :D
Those claret tinted ones are all the rage I hear!! :D
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 149
Views: 6566

Re: Ben Mee

Evans, who is apparently worth a fortune, missed his fairly straightforward clearance and Westwood scored the winner. Other than that he was very good. Even really good players sometimes make mistakes. Just saying like!
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dermot - No Foul
Replies: 57
Views: 3044

Re: Dermot - No Foul

Totally agree re the one which Schmeichel flapped at in the first half. My mate watching on tele messaged me straight away in the ground to say nobody impeded him in any way and he'd no idea what the ref had given. That should have been a goal.
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How do we move forward?
Replies: 28
Views: 1787

Re: How do we move forward?

Basically we don't let yesterday lull us into any false sense of security. It was a great result and so typical of us to be backs to the wall, riding our luck, digging in, being largely second best to a top team, niggling away at them constantly and then we steal the points. Absolutely typical Burnl...
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dermot - No Foul
Replies: 57
Views: 3044

Re: Dermot - No Foul

It was a clear foul (as seen on replay) I give Anthony Taylor a bit of benefit as he only saw it the once, live and it may have looked ok, but replays show clearly that it wasn't and how Gallagher can say otherwise I really don't know.
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lifestyle advice
Replies: 103
Views: 2413

Re: Lifestyle advice

we live in an era of beer ads and fast food ads, 24 hour internet, films galore at the touch of a button. In this region with one of the worst records for deprivation and bad health habits, its little wonder people struggle. we often have to play catch up with the stupid new health fads, christ, I ...
by Dark Cloud
Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings
Replies: 108
Views: 4009

Re: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings

Cork has been dithering and getting caught in possession regularly for well over a year now and it's been costing us and yesterday I initially I thought it was simply more of the same, BUT when you see the replay you have to say it's a clear foul and he was really unfortunate.