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by Fretters
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The unsung hero
Replies: 41
Views: 3668

Re: The unsung hero

Sproggy wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:08 am
Think he was struggling with his nose again too. Did he take another bang on it during the game? It looks sore.
As soon as the game finished, he looked in agony with it.

Warrior.
by Fretters
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stonewall penalty
Replies: 18
Views: 2402

Re: Stonewall penalty

Never. He couldn't get out of the way - he was falling over!
by Fretters
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood stat
Replies: 9
Views: 1158

Re: Chris Wood stat

A few on here laughed when I said he'd get 20 goals this season, but he won't be far off.
by Fretters
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Terry Jones
Replies: 34
Views: 1303

Re: RIP Terry Jones

It'll be ten years on Sunday since we unfurled this banner at the Reebok.
by Fretters
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Clarets get much needed win against Leicester
Replies: 17
Views: 1037

Re: REPORT: Clarets get much needed win against Leicester

'two of their three recent defeats had come against Liverpool and Manchester United'

Just a small correction - it was Man City, which is much more forgivable these days!
by Fretters
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thank you
Replies: 15
Views: 1838

Re: Thank you

How good was it to see us score a winner against Leicester after they missed a penalty? Especially if it keeps us up.

The opposite of what happened in 14/15 with the Taylor penalty miss.
by Fretters
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Beecroft - RIP
Replies: 110
Views: 6285

Re: Alan Beecroft - RIP

Sad, sad news. When he hosted the supporters club POTY awards last April, he said it would be his last.

RIP to a top bloke. My mum will already be giving him stick.
by Fretters
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T Boiler Advice
Replies: 20
Views: 988

Re: O/T Boiler Advice

Thanks for the replies, very helpful! I'm going to speak to a mate who's a plumber and see what price he can give me before I decide.
by Fretters
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T Boiler Advice
Replies: 20
Views: 988

O/T Boiler Advice

I'm reaching out to the extensive knowledge base of UTC here :) I moved into a house a couple of years ago that has a water tank system with a boiler that's about 18 years old. My father-in-law, through the company he works for, has managed to secure us a free combi boiler on a field trial. This sou...
by Fretters
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1278
Views: 134777

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

ClaretMov wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:52 pm
The Chelsea lad will go to Norwich on loan......who in their right mind would loan us another player ever again WE NEVER PLAY THEM
You mean Norwich who Man City just recalled Patrick Roberts from after not being given game time?
by Fretters
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer policy - built for the championship
Replies: 33
Views: 1382

Re: Transfer policy - built for the championship

cricketfieldclarets wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:06 pm
Who was the last regular first teamer we signed from a Premier League side?
Jack Cork, I think?
by Fretters
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Billy Mercer
Replies: 8
Views: 1975

Re: Billy Mercer

He and Dean Marney were the only good things to come out of the Laws appointment.
by Fretters
Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: White House Farm - ITV1
Replies: 26
Views: 1300

Re: White House Farm - ITV1

Should really have been a spoiler warning. Of course it’s a real event but it happened over 30 years ago so I’m sure plenty of people, myself included didn’t know the outcome. I clicked on the thread because there had only been one episode and that didn’t give anything away. Anyway, it was decent. ...
by Fretters
Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: El Camino
Replies: 53
Views: 3847

Re: El Camino

Finally just watched this. Been avoiding the thread until now.

It's quite slow but, personally, I enjoy slow burners with good dialogue. The revenge scene was great and I loved seeing Walt again. A nice tie-up to Jesse's story.
by Fretters
Sat Dec 28, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TV at Christmas
Replies: 35
Views: 1348

Re: TV at Christmas

Those who call people thick for watching Gavin & Stacy have rarely actually watched it. It's actually very well written and some of the subtle comedy is very clever. Nothing wrong with it in my book, and I managed to finish a degree!
by Fretters
Wed Dec 18, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Hart to replace Baldwin after Huddersfield u-turn
Replies: 31
Views: 2218

Re: ARTICLE: Hart to replace Baldwin after Huddersfield u-turn

It's a strange one. Huddersfield will be fuming but I don't think he'd owe them anything financially. He's signed an employment contract but he'd be in his rights to resign from the job as soon as he started, so I'm not sure what's different here. He'd be expected to work a notice if he'd actually s...
by Fretters
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andros Townsend
Replies: 15
Views: 1933

Re: Andros Townsend

Interesting read here on Townsend, if you’re not one of those ‘how can you ever be sad if you’re a footballer’ types. https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/andros-townsend-this-is-not-a-golden-boy-story Thanks for the link. I've just finished listening to a superb two-part interview with...
by Fretters
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thanks for your patience and welcome back
Replies: 83
Views: 3309

Re: Thanks for your patience and welcome back

Great to have it back, it's been missed! Good work, Dibradio. I even resorted to the dark side of Clarets Mad at one point and it was truly awful, it's just one big advert. One thing that seems to have changed on here is links no longer open in a separate window, they open in the same one so it take...
by Fretters
Thu Nov 28, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Second big screen
Replies: 35
Views: 2328

Re: Second big screen

martin_p wrote:Those at the back of the Bob Lord can only see the pitch can’t they. Any screen that they could see and wouldn’t block their view would have to be tiny.
I'm not sure to be honest, I thought they might be able to see one between the Longside and CF stand.
by Fretters
Thu Nov 28, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Second big screen
Replies: 35
Views: 2328

Re: Second big screen

Claretforever wrote:What was wrong with where they were going to put it, on the corner? Poor design and can’t take the weight?
Those at the back of the Bob Lord wouldn't be able to see either screen, even when they haven't nodded off!
by Fretters
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great TV thread
Replies: 57
Views: 3217

Re: Great TV thread

Spy on Netflix is very good. I watched it mainly out of intrigue to see Sacah Baron Cohen as himself and really enjoyed it.
by Fretters
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 0-5 v Gillingham and 0-6 v City
Replies: 65
Views: 1716

Re: 0-5 v Gillingham and 0-6 v City

I've thought for a while that these games came before the Kilby investment and the signings of Davis and Mellon so I was surprised to see them on that link.

It was amazing how two further signings (Cook and Cowan) could completely transform a team.
by Fretters
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gary Rhodes
Replies: 28
Views: 2197

Gary Rhodes

Passed away at the age of 59. Very sad!
by Fretters
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Savage
Replies: 16
Views: 2622

Re: Savage

Hibsclaret wrote:If you went there when we played in a division where we weren’t making up the numbers you’d know why....
If he went there he'd have been sat on his own.
by Fretters
Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Savage
Replies: 16
Views: 2622

Re: Savage

I like him, his 5 Live show on a Friday morning is good. He's often complimentary of us and has had Dyche on the phone a couple of times.
by Fretters
Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Wanderers - 10 Years Ahead !!!
Replies: 25
Views: 2455

Re: Bolton Wanderers - 10 Years Ahead !!!

Or “We’re set up for 10 years” Barry Kilby, May 2009 Didn’t take long for the begging buckets to come back out ey Bazza? I know what you're saying. Whilst there were no actual buckets, we were back to having to sell before we could buy from 2012 and Dyche could only spend £400k on Barnes before the...
by Fretters
Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Fans & Hate Crime
Replies: 101
Views: 3525

Re: Burnley Fans & Hate Crime

If that's true Rick, that's ridiculous. These uneducated morons need dealing with properly or it's going to end up with the club being fined or even docked points.
by Fretters
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Blake on Brian Laws appointmemt
Replies: 105
Views: 4942

Re: Robbie Blake on Brian Laws appointmemt

A couple of comments on here say Marney was poor under Howe. He wasn't at all, I even remember Howe singling him out as they player he'd been most impressed with. He then took it up another level when he got a proper midfield partner in Jones.
by Fretters
Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sneaky Burnley/AmazonPrime?
Replies: 50
Views: 2884

Re: Sneaky Burnley/AmazonPrime?

I've got the whole sky package so dont need Prime. I'm sure it's got some good benefits, but none that have made me use Amazon, or prime so far. Wife got stung with the prime free trial con, so I wont go near it or them It's really not a con, your wife just forgot to cancel. Pretty much all free tr...
by Fretters
Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Opening Day Thrashings
Replies: 42
Views: 1202

Re: Opening Day Thrashings

Looking back, that really was when Stan’s spell was broken. He’d truly lost his touch. He'd blame ITV Digital, but there was players in that squad who just couldn't be @rsed anymore. Davis's 'attempt' at stopping that second goal was pathetic. And who knows what happened to Gnohere who just became ...
by Fretters
Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turf Sleepout
Replies: 19
Views: 1315

Re: Turf Sleepout

I've already put my name down to help with the bin collections but I was away for the Chelsea game. I have a season ticket but it might be nice for the club to give free match tickets to the bin collectors, like they do (or used to when I did it) with the turnstile operators and programme sellers. T...
by Fretters
Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jokes wanted....
Replies: 121
Views: 8073

Re: Jokes wanted....

I said to the baker, "why is that cake £1 when all the rest are 50p?"

He said, "that's Madeira cake".
by Fretters
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / prime recommendations
Replies: 29
Views: 1602

Re: Netflix / prime recommendations

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:Good film.

The actual person, Billy Beane, is part of the consortium that owns Barnsley.

I think it's versions of his system that's used at places like Fulham, but I could be wrong.
They applied the system at Brentford but I'm not sure if they still do.
by Fretters
Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / prime recommendations
Replies: 29
Views: 1602

Re: Netflix / prime recommendations

Netflix - Moneyball

Prime - The Founder.

Both excellent films based on true stories.
by Fretters
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wallace training with St Mirren
Replies: 13
Views: 1155

Re: ARTICLE: Wallace training with St Mirren

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Played a big part in that winner at Ewood!
Set up the equaliser too, and assisted the almost-carbon-copy Shackell goal in the season before.
by Fretters
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top 10 Robbie Blake goals
Replies: 27
Views: 1026

Re: Top 10 Robbie Blake goals

Only joking. After Glen.
by Fretters
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top 10 Robbie Blake goals
Replies: 27
Views: 1026

Re: Top 10 Robbie Blake goals

My second all time favourite player (after James O'Connor).
by Fretters
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ignorance of Hidden Disabilities - Paddy McGuinness
Replies: 72
Views: 2690

Re: Ignorance of Hidden Disabilities - Paddy McGuinness

There are far too many Blue Badges given out. They should be for mobility only. I say this as a partially deaf person (I wear two hearing aids) who actually qualifies for one and I won't take one because being deaf DOESN'T BLOODY STOP ME FROM WALKING. I'm fit and active and work out 3 times a week ...
by Fretters
Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your first drink at the bar?
Replies: 25
Views: 1241

Re: Your first drink at the bar?

Boltmaker, if I'm in the Talbot before a game. In the summer, San Miguel.
by Fretters
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gomes Injury
Replies: 17
Views: 1973

Re: Gomes Injury

It will be 12 months before he plays competitively again I suspect...but all the very best to the lad and to Son and Aurier who must be devastated even though it was a pure accident. Son must feel awful as I actually think he kicked out at him on purpose, having been hit by Gomes's arm a few minute...
by Fretters
Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bamford at it again
Replies: 42
Views: 3874

Re: Bamford at it again

What baffles me about this Bamford dive is how apologetic he was when he did it against Villa in May. He clearly hasn't learned a thing, the little cheat.
by Fretters
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Supporters Board
Replies: 51
Views: 2028

Re: Supporters Board

I hope they don't write to unsuccessful job applicants with the words 'I'm pleased to say' in the first line or that's just cruel!
by Fretters
Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Congratulations John McGreal
Replies: 29
Views: 2013

Re: Congratulations John McGreal

He started that game against Luton, and he made one further sub appearance in the 1-0 win at Birmingham. He'd been a damn good player too. Nearly 33 then but he went on to play over 150 more league games. What a strange season that was - we were second after 16 games, then we had that awful run of ...
by Fretters
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bamford at it again
Replies: 42
Views: 3874

Bamford at it again

This one is particularly impressive.

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by Fretters
Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Congratulations John McGreal
Replies: 29
Views: 2013

Re: Congratulations John McGreal

Genius signing by SC. We only got him I think because we offered him a longer deal than Ipswich did, but it was an inspired signing. That transfer window of McGreal, Sinclair, Duff, Hyde and Coyne (on paper a fantastic signing) was impressive.
by Fretters
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds v Burnley - U23 Latest
Replies: 61
Views: 4417

Re: Leeds v Burnley - U23 Latest

Is it just a trick of the light or are the numbers on the Leeds shirts really that hard to make out? They look light grey on white.
by Fretters
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bathroom Fitter
Replies: 11
Views: 1173

Re: Bathroom Fitter

Rose Plumbing and Heating https://www.roseplumbingandheating.co.uk/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I can't recommend these lads enough, some of their work is stunning and their customer service is spot on.
by Fretters
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The best song you have ever heard
Replies: 102
Views: 2367

Re: The best song you have ever heard

I couldn't pick a 'best' but here's a few I'll never get bored of:

Hey Jude - Beatles
Help - Beatles
Money for Nothing - Dire Straights
Knights of Cydonia - Muse
Whatever - Oasis
Cast no Shadow - Oasis
by Fretters
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood
Replies: 86
Views: 4099

Re: Chris Wood

Do you mean 20 league goals or in all competitions? My next door neighbour is a big Leeds fan and didn't think he'd make it in the Premier League. If only the thread where I suggested we sign him hadn't been deleted. I remember ClaretTony saying 'no thanks', but he wasn't alone. Half the posters on...
by Fretters
Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood
Replies: 86
Views: 4099

Re: Chris Wood

I said in the summer that he'll get 20 goals this season and I still stand by that. He's on 4 (should be 5) in 9 appearances now.