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by JohnMcGreal
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris
Replies: 91
Views: 2121

Re: Boris

There is a better deal out there, but it is only deliverable after we have left with no deal. Colburn, the key contents of the WA will still be the first things we have to address as soon as we engage with the EU after leaving with no deal. No deal doesn't make the issues of the border in Ireland, ...
by JohnMcGreal
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

So according to the next PM, all we need to do to overcome the technical difficulties is believe a bit harder. No details, just guff.

What an insult to the nation's intelligence that man is.
by JohnMcGreal
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A lot of people aren’t fans of the new sponsors ...
Replies: 74
Views: 3234

Re: A lot of people aren’t fans of the new sponsors ...

Of course we don't know the answer to that question, JohnMcGreal, and any opinion is going to be very subjective. Nevertheless, the figures are crystal clear and with a similar Turnover next season compared to last we will see a 6% sponsorship figure to Total Income. That compares to just 1% when w...
by JohnMcGreal
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A lot of people aren’t fans of the new sponsors ...
Replies: 74
Views: 3234

Re: A lot of people aren’t fans of the new sponsors ...

However, looking in detail at the figures on the Magic Money Tree thread it's not difficult to understand the dilemma that our BoD have when deciding which way to go. Do you think it's actually a dilemma for the directors? I get the impression that they're pretty happy to keep on signing bumper spo...
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A lot of people aren’t fans of the new sponsors ...
Replies: 74
Views: 3234

Re: A lot of people aren’t fans of the new sponsors ...

Just shows how much money these grubby outfits are making off the backs of poor punters.

Quite depressing.
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tripps to complete move to Atletico Madrid
Replies: 30
Views: 1238

Re: ARTICLE: Tripps to complete move to Atletico Madrid

It’s a fantastic move for him but I’m amazed Spurs were so keen to sell him. He didn't have a good season last season but I was still surprised Spurs deemed him surplus to requirements, and to let him go for as little £20 million in this day and age is a bit strange. He's still got the ability to p...
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tripps to complete move to Atletico Madrid
Replies: 30
Views: 1238

Re: ARTICLE: Tripps to complete move to Atletico Madrid

What a good move that is for Tripps. A step up from Spurs. All the best to him.
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

The fact we aren't prepared for no deal is the fault of our weak, spineless and useless government. It's also the fault of both Brexiteers and remainers but neither side will accept any blame. I think it's important to point out that No Deal is not like some sort of natural disaster than can just h...
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Thank you John McGreal. I am taking from your post that the People's Vote campaign was always going to happen. I'm unsure, but am I right that it is your belief that people voted to remain because they knew the EU would never allow us to leave? No, not at all. We'll always be free to leave the EU w...
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Eddie, to come on this thread you must feel that you have some knowledge on the subject of Brexit. Why do you think the People's Vote campaign started months before the nation knew what our PM's deal with the EU was? Most remain voters knew before the result even came in that trying to leave the EU...
by JohnMcGreal
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth......
Replies: 78
Views: 3825

Re: Bournemouth......

BurnleyFC wrote:Good for them. He’s not actually that good.


14 goals and 10 assists in 30 league appearances last season.

I hope one of our strikers isn't that good this season.
by JohnMcGreal
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch confirms.....
Replies: 57
Views: 2791

Re: Crouch confirms.....

He's had a very good career and seems like a really nice bloke. I'm sure he'll have a good career after football. Wish him all the best.
by JohnMcGreal
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch confirms.....
Replies: 57
Views: 2791

Re: Crouch confirms.....

Quicknick wrote:As I said elsewhere, the penalty he won by heading the ball down the defender's arm in the last minute against Southampton meant that we finished above them in the league, making us 1.8 million pounds.


When's the parade?
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 4273

Re: Ambassador Farage

elwaclaret wrote:The Torres will get Brexit through and Labour will be well and truly in no mans land.


No chance. He's been past it for years.
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 4273

Re: Ambassador Farage

Have you missed the entire story McGreal? He didn't say anything that wouldn't have been known in Downing Street. He's essentially "bitching" in the email. Let's get this straight - it's not his fault but he has been unwise. It's his own words which have made his position untenable. He co...
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 4273

Re: Ambassador Farage

Rowls wrote:I feel a bit for Sir Kim, but he's been unwise


Has he ********.
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 4273

Re: Ambassador Farage

What does the orange turd in the White House think all the other ambassadors from around the world are saying about him? Is he really deluded enough to think that they're all saying something completely different? I'd bet good money that nearly every ambassador to the U.S. is reporting a similar thi...
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 4273

Re: Ambassador Farage

Everything about this situation stinks to high heaven.
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Claret-On-A-T-Rex wrote:Wow, Trump just called May "foolish" and the British Ambassador to the US a "pompous fool".
Poor Theresa, she's been chapping her lips on the wrong **** for the past three years.


'Special Relationship'
by JohnMcGreal
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2143
Views: 204896

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

All local sports journalists have to be ‘pally pally’ with the club. Dyche and his staff give nothing away, all fees are undisclosed - it’s just the way it is. Other clubs are more open. If Boden starts giving info away w/o permission, he probably loses trust from Dyche, so no interviews post match...
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2143
Views: 204896

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Because of Taylor’s limited experience. He was perfect to come in and back up Ward but just felt we needed an experienced player in. Generally I’d agree with you but given the age of Taylor as well I think some experience would be useful. Fair do's, I can see the logic in that. In all fairness, I d...
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2143
Views: 204896

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I thought at first a young left back would be ideal but I now think we need experienced cover. This lad was first choice at Stoke for five and a half years until Nathan Jones became manager. What caused you to change your mind? Personally I think signing promising young players to provide cover, wh...
by JohnMcGreal
Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where will Burnley Finish
Replies: 56
Views: 2421

Re: Where will Burnley Finish

I expect us to be in the relegation mix along with half a dozen sides. Hopefully a few of them will be as poor as Huddersfield, Fulham and Cardiff were last season. If so we'll be ok. If the standard at the bottom of the table is better then it could be a tough season.

17th.
by JohnMcGreal
Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

She is a bit of a mentalist but she played a blinder. All these tricks the Brexit party are playing to cause havoc in EU parliament will ensure we don't get offered another extension. Out by the end of October. Maybe before if they really get sick of them. So they're trying to drive the country off...
by JohnMcGreal
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: " Vote Rigging " Sunday Times report & comments ...
Replies: 146
Views: 4189

Re: " Vote Rigging " Sunday Times report & comments ...

Nope, I don't know if that's how they won, you're making an assumption though because it probably makes you feel better believing it. Have fun. This is what willful ignorance looks like. You know exactly how the leave campaigns sold leave to the public, and it wasn't on leaving without a deal. What...
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I cant believe I missed the EU leadership elections. You remainers kept that quiet didnt you? And I'm shocked that you voted for someone convicted of negligence, to be president of the European central bank The elected heads of state in the European Council appoint the President of the ECB by a qua...
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: "Never again"
Replies: 115
Views: 4314

Re: "Never again"

Australia limits the number of refugees it accepts each year and has a different number of migrants. It also had that place in a different country to process refugees when they stopped their boats if I remember rightly and they were castigated for that plenty of people. Yet for some reason Australi...
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Just to add a little perspective, here's a list of the main concessions Cameron requested from Brussels before this sorry saga began, and what the EU responses were: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-eu-referendum-35622105 Two things spring to mind for me. The EU were actually a lot more amena...
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

martin_p wrote:https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jul/02/brexit-party-meps-turn-their-backs-european-anthem-ode-to-joy?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Bet Nigel and co were shocked that, despite turning their backs to the music, they could still hear it! Way to go Nige! :lol:


What an embarrassment.
by JohnMcGreal
Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Kit Launch
Replies: 151
Views: 6390

Re: New Kit Launch

Dreadful. Wouldn't pay a tenner for that.
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McNeil - Juventus
Replies: 123
Views: 8112

Re: Dwight McNeil - Juventus

Sissoko isn't a winger, so it's pretty pointless comparing him with McNeil. As for £30 million, although we don't technically need it, we'd still find it difficult to turn down. Even if we did, a lot would depend on McNeil himself. If he wanted to move to a club like Juventus, I think we'd find it h...
by JohnMcGreal
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Brexit is the biggest political controversy in many people's life. Clearly the people who voted leave haven't changed their mind. The majority of people who voted remain want that vote honoured. Yet we have a Labour Party who have persistently played political games, including our own MP, and a lou...
by JohnMcGreal
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

How can anyone say they would prefer we leave with a deal after they have already said on this message board weeks ago that they would like a second referendum with remain as an option? If normal logic is applied that is stupid unless they are being duplicitous. Surely they simply want another chan...
by JohnMcGreal
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Parma will be final pre-season opponents
Replies: 28
Views: 2089

Re: ARTICLE: Parma will be final pre-season opponents

dsr wrote:Clarets v. Violets? Potential colour clash.


:)
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'
Replies: 105
Views: 2367

Re: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'

The temperature of the earth rises and it falls it’s been doing that for billions of years....the earth in the past has been hotter than current temperatures for many many years! Yes, carbon monoxide according to the scientists has risen the temperature of the earth by 1 degree over the last hundre...
by JohnMcGreal
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Many of these are so weak or you are just far too sensitive to unimportant things going on around you. It's amusing that you list some of this stuff but fail to provide any balance by acknowledging the state and weakness of the opposition. Very partisan. I can't think of a more appropriate measure ...
by JohnMcGreal
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Gibson
Replies: 54
Views: 4490

Re: Ben Gibson

I can't think of any reason why Gibson wouldn't want to move on.
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

My life and the lives of people around me is no different to what it was 3 years ago. That's my measure. If you could write a book on it briefly say what five key things mean this country is already a basket case. Well we've had an MP physically assaulting a member of the public, and the next Prime...
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

What makes you say that? I'm specifically and unequivocally saying we shouldn't revoke A50 without a democratic mandate. I'm pretty sure it was you who was against a political party standing in a general election on the ticket of revoking article 50 and remaining in the EU? If I have you mistaken f...
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

No. How are you measuring that? How long have you got? You could write an entire book based on the lamentable state of the country over the last few years. By what measure are we not currently a basket case? What is your criteria for determining whether a developed country has turned into a basket ...
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Lancasterclaret wrote:Withdrawing article 50 without a democratic mandate would be wrong,

Taking the "No Deal" option would be wrong for exactly the same reason.


taio isn't even in favour of withdrawing article 50 with a democratic mandate.
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

taio wrote:Fair play to them for exercising their choice and democratic right. I don't know if we will be reduced to a basket case. It's guesswork in the long term.


You don't think we've been reduced to a basket case already? Where have you been for the last three years?
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

taio wrote:Yours, mine and many other people's. Conjecture aside no one knows though. More people voted to Leave because of sovereignty so fair play to them for expressing their view.


Fair play to them for reducing the country to a complete basket case in the pursuit of something that we already have?
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 16362

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Has the name of the nosy neighbour talking to newspapers been published yet. Boris will have them whacked when he gets his leadership. They should bring back the scolds bridle for all the nosy meddling types witb nothing better to do . All clearly blown up by somebody against Boris with little fore...
by JohnMcGreal
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wireless speaker for me hols
Replies: 33
Views: 1159

Re: Wireless speaker for me hols

Bertiebeehead wrote:Turn up your phone and place in a mixing bowl, cheap and never runs out of charge.


What phone have you got?!
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 16362

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

If anything it's actually highlighted how toss the two main parties are, that neither are currently fit to run a bath let alone the country and whilst it won't happen to would be nice to watch the two main parties collapse and some others getting a chance to see if they can wreck the country like t...
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 16362

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

The conservative party is not fit to govern the country and it hasn't been for years. These five no-marks are the cream of the crop. The best they have to offer. They're a bad joke. The labour party is in a slightly better state (faint praise indeed) but there are many people who firmly believe they...
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10423
Views: 155006

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I reckon a fair bit of that respone is based on the likelihood of it happening. Brexit supporters don't believe it will cause significant damage to the economy or the Conservative party being destroyed; they do believe it might lead to Corbyn being PM. I reckon a fair bit of that response is based ...
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 16362

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Rory roaring on. Seems he has some momentum now, whereas Boris appears to be promising everything to everyone. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jun/18/tory-leadership-rivals-turn-on-rory-stewart-as-campaign-gathers-momentum The members will vote for whoever is most prepared to parrot their...
by JohnMcGreal
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 16362

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Mickey Mouse aka Boris Johnson will deliver Brexit after somehow tweaking Mrs May's deal. Portillo sees him putting the Backstop/ Customs union just in NI which was the original EU offer with a possible referendum in NI to seek approval of that part of the deal. The DUP will never go for that. If h...

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