Search found 476 matches

by CaptJohn
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Willie Morgan with a great cross, Harris rises
Replies: 25
Views: 1179

Re: Willie Morgan with a great cross, Harris rises

Blimey I saw myself in the crowd. Just after the sending off they flashed to the crowd which was the Enclosure in front of what now is the Bob Lord. There I was sat on the wall swinging my scarf :lol:
by CaptJohn
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Charge Colin
Replies: 19
Views: 1250

Re: FA Charge Colin

TBH I agreed with most of his comments whilst having a smirk and thinking this isn't going to end well for you Colin :lol:
by CaptJohn
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Charge Colin
Replies: 19
Views: 1250

FA Charge Colin

I see he's been charged by the FA for his comments after the Chelski match. He has until the 16th to respond.
by CaptJohn
Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Space behind the goals at 1960's football grounds?
Replies: 30
Views: 1169

Re: Space behind the goals at 1960's football grounds?

It was all to do with stuff being thrown onto the pitch. I remember one goalie at the Cricket Field end being pelted with all sorts of nasty objects including a snooker ball. It might have been a match with Leeds which was always nasty.
by CaptJohn
Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff tickets nearly sold out
Replies: 55
Views: 6009

Re: Cardiff tickets nearly sold out

Cornwallclaret wrote:Sister in law got mine a few weeks back,coming up from Devon for this one UTC


I'm coming from bloody Africa for this one.
by CaptJohn
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Safe
Replies: 98
Views: 6793

Re: Safe

No way are we safe :o We need a result next week of that I am certain.
With away matches to Chelski and Everton and home matches against City and the Gooners to come we' have an horrendous run in. Having said that I expect at least one big scalp before the end of the season ;)
by CaptJohn
Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 57
Views: 3914

Re: Bournemouth v Burnley - Player Ratings

Very accomplished performance from the lads today. Heaton 7 It maybe harsh but what did he actually do, other than pick the ball out of the net? Lowton 8 Taylor 8 Tarkowski 8 Mee 9 MOM Sir Benjamin back to his best. Hendrick 7 McNeil 9 Quite amazing how fast this young man has taken to life in the P...
by CaptJohn
Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RATE THE REF - Martin Atkinson v Bournemouth
Replies: 10
Views: 813

Re: RATE THE REF - Martin Atkinson v Bournemouth

A. 23
B. 25
C. 24
D. 22

Possibly one of the best refs in the league. It was a fairly easy game to ref though without too many controversial moments.
by CaptJohn
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bornmuff versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 232
Views: 6247

Re: Bornmuff versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Good to see Long back on the bench. Last week I saw him bulldozing his way through the home fans in his Range Rover BEFORE the match against Wolves. On his way out of the car park as we were walking down the road beside the Cricket pitch. Obviously saw his backside when not named on the bench and le...
by CaptJohn
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your 5 favourite Clarets of all time
Replies: 96
Views: 2037

Re: Your 5 favourite Clarets of all time

Frank Casper
Brian O'Neil
Ralph Coates
Martin Dobson
Andy Lochead

Special mention to:-
David Eyres
Willie Morgan
Kieran Trippier
Willie Irvine
John Deary
Ashley Barnes
by CaptJohn
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crib Goch
Replies: 33
Views: 2238

Re: Crib Goch

If it's going to snow I wouldn't try it. A bit dodgy at the best of times but not in snow :shock:
by CaptJohn
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Wolves - Player Ratings
Replies: 73
Views: 3491

Re: Burnley v Wolves - Player Ratings

Not many prisoners out there today. Wolves had one eye on next weeks semi against Watford so it was most likely a good time to play them. Heaton 7 Bardsley 7 Tarkowski 8 Immense today. Mee 7 Taylor 8 Charlie is turning into an excellent left sided player. Hendrick 7 Westwood 8* MOM. He's having a gr...
by CaptJohn
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If you could rid the World
Replies: 79
Views: 1629

Re: If you could rid the World

The BBC and the TV licence fee.
by CaptJohn
Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anywere in santa sussana showing the cardiff game ?
Replies: 6
Views: 401

Re: Anywere in santa sussana showing the cardiff game ?

pureclaret wrote:Turf Moor need everyone there !!!!
Other wise as I have never been to Barcelona I cant help sorry


I agree that we need a full TM for that game. I'm arriving at Manchester airport at 0830hrs that morning after an overnight flight from Africa. Can't miss this one.
by CaptJohn
Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: JBG trains and should be fit for Wolves
Replies: 15
Views: 1292

Re: ARTICLE: JBG trains and should be fit for Wolves

Pity though that hes on the right and rarely, if ever, goes around the full back for a pull back. Instead he has to stop, check and cross an inswinger with his left foot. Seeing as how we sold our best header of a ball thats not a very effective tactic. His right foot is just for standing on. Unfor...
by CaptJohn
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone Fancy a Cruise?
Replies: 50
Views: 2015

Re: Anyone Fancy a Cruise?

Sailing on a merchant ship as a passenger was an excellent way to travel. I say was because I'm not sure if it happens too much any more. I might be wrong? Anyone have any stories?
by CaptJohn
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tramp etiquette.
Replies: 41
Views: 1510

Re: Tramp etiquette.

My wife always gives to the lad on the underpass to the bus station after the match. He gets a quid for the total number of goals scored in the match.
by CaptJohn
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone Fancy a Cruise?
Replies: 50
Views: 2015

Re: Anyone Fancy a Cruise?

There's a lot of people who have sailed as passengers on cruise liners posting on here. How many have actually worked on the cruise liners? Just interested.
by CaptJohn
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone Fancy a Cruise?
Replies: 50
Views: 2015

Re: Anyone Fancy a Cruise?

Not for me thanks.
Ocean environment. Thousands of inexperienced souls in fire fighting and survival at sea.
Throw alcohol into the mix and you have a recipe for disaster.
by CaptJohn
Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Czech Republic - Vydra - "I can taunt them..."
Replies: 69
Views: 4460

Re: Czech Republic - Vydra - "I can taunt them..."

Had to chuckle when that 50/50 came in the 2nd half. Maguire was waiting for that chance and boy did he follow through with the challenge. Vydra was sensible enough to leap out of the way. I think the message was clear. Don't mess with the big boys :lol:
by CaptJohn
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season ticket Early Bird deadline - UPDATE
Replies: 63
Views: 3131

Re: Season ticket Early Bird deadline

I've done nothing....................which means I've renewed.
by CaptJohn
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Being fined
Replies: 17
Views: 848

Re: Being fined

Would it be a bad idea? I think it would be a good idea to have a financial incentive to attend but not 160 quid though. My wife works for the NHS and the number of "no shows" is staggering. I think some form of "three strikes and your out" might work as well with regular offend...
by CaptJohn
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most Annoying & Lame Phrase Often Heard..
Replies: 110
Views: 2226

Re: Most Annoying & Lame Phrase Often Heard..

"So what?"
by CaptJohn
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs v Arsenal
Replies: 17
Views: 706

Re: Spurs v Arsenal

I see Danny Rose was in the wars again. I wonder if he has a complex? First Bards has a nibble at him and then Toreador gives him the studs. Got a red card for the tackle though.
by CaptJohn
Sat Mar 02, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Palarse
Replies: 221
Views: 4888

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Palarse

Lovely warm, sunny day here in Equatorial Guinea. Seriously pi**ed off though that the game isn't on Supersport Za :(
by CaptJohn
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Mumby
Replies: 37
Views: 2135

Re: Peter Mumby

Can't see the new screen from my seat in the JHU. They've got the angles all wrong. I hope there will be a 2nd screen somewhere that I can actually see :(
by CaptJohn
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What was the best non Burnley game you ever attended ?
Replies: 55
Views: 1298

Re: What was the best non Burnley game you ever attended ?

Definitely Everton v Bayern Munich - 24 April 85. Semi final of the Cup Winners Cup and widely considered the best Everton game at Goodison... Bayern went one up early on and Everton scored 3 in the second half - including one by our own Trevor Steven. Don't think I have ever experienced an atmosph...
by CaptJohn
Mon Feb 25, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What was the best non Burnley game you ever attended ?
Replies: 55
Views: 1298

Re: What was the best non Burnley game you ever attended ?

1985: European Cup Winners cup Everton v Bayern Munich It's a game firmly entrenched in Everton folklore. An absolute wonderful night at Goodison Park capped off by Trevor Steven scoring the last goal. Most of my friends are Evertonians and I was dragged along that night to witness a superb display ...
by CaptJohn
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harry Kane is an animal according to Pochettino
Replies: 9
Views: 823

Re: Harry Kane is an animal according to Pochettino

Lovely day considering it's February. The weather won't be helping us this time I'm afraid.
https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/forecast/gcw6j22u6#?date=2019-02-23
by CaptJohn
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YNWA
Replies: 10
Views: 992

Re: YNWA

I'm sure it's "you'll never walk again?"
by CaptJohn
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Haydock races
Replies: 35
Views: 2002

Re: Haydock races

A couple of years back I was on a lunchtime train from Crewe to Chester and it was a races day at the Roodee. Upon arrival at Chester I noticed a heavy police presence with quite a few dressed in riot gear which I thought strange. I asked a guy I knew at the station what it was all about and it turn...
by CaptJohn
Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackburn v Burnley 1978 fighting on the fair ground fighting on the streets
Replies: 77
Views: 4530

Re: Blackburn v Burnley 1978 fighting on the fair ground fighting on the streets

How the hell we won that day I'll never know. Wonderful strike from Cochrane but Rovers were all over us and just couldn't score :lol:
I was parked at the hospital and it was interesting to say the least on the walk back to the car :o
by CaptJohn
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Agyei brace helps Clarets to victory at Hull
Replies: 13
Views: 1487

Re: ARTICLE: Agyei brace helps Clarets to victory at Hull

So difficult for a young lad to break into the 1st team squad. McNeil has been a revelation but has Agyei really got the X factor? In a relegation scrap SD will always go for tried and tested over young and promising.
by CaptJohn
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Climate strike: schoolchildren walk out to protest
Replies: 129
Views: 2622

Re: Climate strike: schoolchildren walk out to protest

I can't quite get my head round this strike :shock: How can they strike (Remove their labour effectively) if they are not employed? Real description is a "boycott of state funded education." Try explaining that to kids in countries where there is no state funded education. Should the autho...
by CaptJohn
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jeff
Replies: 36
Views: 3562

Re: Jeff

I think that Jeff has filled the gap that Arfield left behind. He's got a good engine on him and physique to match and seems to be playing with added confidence at the moment. Long may it last.
by CaptJohn
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No Subs
Replies: 13
Views: 1754

Re: No Subs

I think he would have brought on Gibson for Mee late on when Ben went down clutching his ankle. Problem was that Gibson was not warmed up.
by CaptJohn
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 52
Views: 4195

Re: Brighton v Burnley - Player Ratings

Vital three points. Superb fighting spirit on display.
Heaton 9 MOM
Bardsley 8
Tarks 9 Only just shaded for MOM by Tom
Mee 8
Taylor 8
Hendrick 7
Cork 7
Westwood 7
McNeil 7
Wood 8
Barnes 7 (-1 for missing that header that came to him off the bar in the 1st half)
by CaptJohn
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parking fees time for a huge petition?
Replies: 39
Views: 1447

Re: Parking fees time for a huge petition?

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:If the punishment was a few quid, you'd do it time and time again.
You won't be doing it again in a hurry now though, so the deterrent works doesn't it?

Capital punishment works the same way. Are you advocating a return to hanging and flogging as well, because that would certainly work?
by CaptJohn
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parking fees time for a huge petition?
Replies: 39
Views: 1447

Re: Parking fees time for a huge petition?

I have every sympathy with the OP and tend to agree with him. I live in Chester where we have similar draconian laws and penalties on parking and at times I feel that the Council has declared war on the motorist. Yes we need to have parking restrictions but surely we need a far fairer payment regime...
by CaptJohn
Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Southampton - Player Ratings
Replies: 84
Views: 4839

Re: Burnley v Southampton - Player Ratings

Well done to the lads for sticking at it until the end and well done to Dyche for getting his substitutions spot on today. If you are bringing on Crouch you need to swing those balls into the box and both JBG and Brady kept the balls coming. Crouch absolutely terrified their defence and ultimately c...
by CaptJohn
Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RATE THE REF - Anthony Taylor v Southampton
Replies: 69
Views: 2895

Re: RATE THE REF - Anthony Taylor v Southampton

How bizarre that we should get our first penalty in ages from such an inept, incompetent and at times farcical referee.

A.10
B. 5
C. 20
D. 15
by CaptJohn
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New song for Crouchy
Replies: 32
Views: 1597

Re: New song for Crouchy

MrMeeseeks wrote:He’s big, he’s tall
He cost the board f**k all
Peter Crouch, Peter Crouch

Absolutely perfect. I'll be singing it tomorrow :lol:
by CaptJohn
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ouch it's Crouch
Replies: 113
Views: 4178

Re: ARTICLE: Ouch it's Crouch

Baffled is putting it mildly :?
by CaptJohn
Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch
Replies: 469
Views: 22633

Re: Peter Crouch

I've just checked and it's not April 1st :(
I can't believe this. Mind boggling.
by CaptJohn
Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jon Obi Mikel
Replies: 9
Views: 2018

Re: Jon Obi Mikel

cricketfieldclarets wrote:10 year challenge :?

Actually we wouldnt get a penalty now.

I'm sure we might get one in a penalty shootout, which is what Woodley is referring to :lol:
by CaptJohn
Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The alternative to the Burnley way
Replies: 9
Views: 1614

Re: The alternative to the Burnley way

Seems a pretty successful business model to me and allows them to compete with the big boys. Not sure where the signing of Gray fits into the model though?
by CaptJohn
Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Disney world Florida
Replies: 91
Views: 3748

Re: Disney world Florida

jedi_master wrote:That’s getting bookmarked CaptJohn, maybe a 2021 trip!

I trust you saw the scarf hanging above the games room door in the photos? :D
by CaptJohn
Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Disney world Florida
Replies: 91
Views: 3748

Re: Disney world Florida

I've got a 5 bed villa with private pool on a gated community near Championsgate. Clarets are always welcome ;)

https://www.vr360homes.com/Property.aspx?PropertyId=549
by CaptJohn
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Judas Coyle ten year challenge
Replies: 69
Views: 3589

Re: Judas Coyle ten year challenge

That's the point, there was virtually nothing left by the time Dyche came in. We had to sell players and the only transfer fee he was able to pay out was £450,000 for Ashley Barnes. It had gone, no matter who was to blame, all the benefits from the first promotion had gone. There was no wage bill t...
by CaptJohn
Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RATE THE REF - Martin Atkinson V Fulham
Replies: 19
Views: 1182

Re: RATE THE REF - Martin Atkinson V Fulham

Tried to keep the game flowing but got a few of the advantages wrong today. Not his best game TBH.

A. 18
B. 20
C. 20
D. 18

Go to advanced search