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by Fretters
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / prime recommendations
Replies: 29
Views: 1289

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: 1289

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: 992

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: 882

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: 882

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: 2327

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: 1081

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: 1866

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: 3625

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: 1806

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: 1862

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: 3625

Bamford at it again

This one is particularly impressive.

https://twitter.com/ADSimmy/status/1188 ... 37026?s=19
by Fretters
Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Congratulations John McGreal
Replies: 29
Views: 1862

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: 4135

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: 9
Views: 855

Re: Bathroom Fitter

Rose Plumbing and Heating https://www.roseplumbingandheating.co.uk/

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: 2098

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: 3905

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: 3905

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.
by Fretters
Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stanley
Replies: 16
Views: 1941

Re: Stanley

Live on SKY too.
by Fretters
Fri Oct 18, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Changing Virgin media to BT ?
Replies: 14
Views: 798

Re: Changing Virgin media to BT ?

We're also looking to switch providers too - currently with Virgin but happy to move to whoever can provide the best deal. We've never been interested in sports or movies, just the base TV package and an average broadband speed but our bills are now going past £60 a month which strikes me as way to...
by Fretters
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things to do in or around the Lake District
Replies: 44
Views: 1796

Re: Things to do in or around the Lake District

think about a spa day for her, we stay at The Langdale Hotel & Leisure centre, good spa, in Langdale of course and not to be confused with the Langdale hotel on Windermere. Just next door to the estate are two pubs, highly recommend the Britannia, which my sons say are the best in the Lakes and...
by Fretters
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things to do in or around the Lake District
Replies: 44
Views: 1796

Re: Things to do in or around the Lake District

Lancasterclaret wrote:Sizergh Castle on the way up, outside Kendal is worth a look.


The 'house' is apparently closed for the weekend due to a private function, do you think it's still worth going for the gardens? Could be nice at this time of year if we have the weather.
by Fretters
Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things to do in or around the Lake District
Replies: 44
Views: 1796

Re: Things to do in or around the Lake District

Lancasterclaret wrote:If she's still pretty mobile fretters, Tarn hows is great.

Only about 3 km, but good path with no real gradients


She really isn't :lol: the sciatica and cramps are rife.
by Fretters
Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things to do in or around the Lake District
Replies: 44
Views: 1796

Re: Things to do in or around the Lake District

Thanks all! Some great suggestions.
by Fretters
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things to do in or around the Lake District
Replies: 44
Views: 1796

Things to do in or around the Lake District

I'm taking Mrs Fretters away to the Lakes this weekend for her birthday. Only 'problem' is, she's 29 weeks pregnant so hiking or drinking is out of the question. We have a meal booked for Saturday evening but I'm looking for something to fill the afternoon. We're travelling up on Saturday lunch time...
by Fretters
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Get well soon TYBFC
Replies: 76
Views: 3587

Re: Get well soon TYBFC

Get well soon, Ty.
by Fretters
Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If you wonder why we are doing the foodbank collections
Replies: 47
Views: 2755

Re: If you wonder why we are doing the foodbank collections

ClaretTony wrote:I wish there were more willing to help


I'd like to help, feel free to drop me an email Tony.
by Fretters
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If you wonder why we are doing the foodbank collections
Replies: 47
Views: 2755

Re: If you wonder why we are doing the foodbank collections

Here is the article in The Athletic for those who don't subsbribe: Anita Orchard is pointing to the badge on her coat: “Because of this… because we are Burnley Football Club, we can immediately break down barriers and talk to people and offer the support that they need.” Take one step into the Burnl...
by Fretters
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Benched for his own testimonial
Replies: 24
Views: 2231

Re: ARTICLE: Benched for his own testimonial

Top professional but he's had a strange career. He's like an outfield Steve Harper.
by Fretters
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turf announcer
Replies: 47
Views: 5614

Re: Turf announcer

CaptJohn wrote:I thought the classic was announcing Ben Mee as the "Man of the Mitch" :lol:


Especially when the MOM sponsor was Benedictine, sounded like the announcer had had a couple :lol:
by Fretters
Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Athletic
Replies: 49
Views: 3854

Re: The Athletic

It's not normal to automatically take out a full year's worth, but guess it may have mentioned that when signing up for the trial (in font size 2...) Whenever I've had a free trial you get charged for a month, following the end of the free trial. That's why I said he sounded miffed that he was char...
by Fretters
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Athletic
Replies: 49
Views: 3854

Re: The Athletic

If you read his post he writes as if it hasn't come to the end of the week, therefore hasn't forgotten to cancel. But he will get charged anyway. That's the devil in the detail. If he was charged before the end of the week then yeah, that's wrong. My payment was taken today, a week after I started ...
by Fretters
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Athletic
Replies: 49
Views: 3854

Re: The Athletic

Quickenthetempo wrote:Then it's not a trial then is it? It's a free week with a years subscription.


No, it would be that if you paid up front and got 53 weeks for the price of 52. You get your free week before the money comes out (yes, you have to remember the cancel but that's pretty standard these days).
by Fretters
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Athletic
Replies: 49
Views: 3854

Re: The Athletic

I naively signed up to a week’s free trial, unaware that at the end of the week I would be billed automatically for £60 for a FULL YEAR. I paid via PayPal to the Apple App Store. Tried requesting a refund from Apple which was turned down automatically. Really stumped as to what to do next. Pretty a...
by Fretters
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Athletic
Replies: 49
Views: 3854

Re: The Athletic

ClaretTony wrote:It keeps switching between 25% and 50% with an occasional 40%


Seems to be 20% off if you sign up annually at the moment - https://theathletic.co.uk/checkout/?plan_id=45&pc=def20
by Fretters
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great season ahead
Replies: 22
Views: 1625

Re: Great season ahead

I think we had a better first 11 in 17/18 and the squad was stronger in some areas although weaker overall. We came 15th last year and the squad this season isnt much difference so I would say that is a better benchmark. Last year in an early season thread people were saying we would be top 10, top...
by Fretters
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Athletic
Replies: 49
Views: 3854

Re: The Athletic

ClaretTony wrote:They are still doing 50% off


Ignore my link then, that's a bit odd!
by Fretters
Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Park view pub
Replies: 21
Views: 2199

Re: Park view pub

It's a bit out of the way but if someone does a good job of turning it into a nice gastro pub with a decent menu, folk will travel to it from Cliviger, Tod etc.
by Fretters
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Athletic
Replies: 49
Views: 3854

Re: The Athletic

I signed up to The Athletic after aggi's recommendation and, I have to say, it's fantastic. I was only going to do the free trial to have a nosey, especially with all the free content around, but I'm now going to pay the annual fee. This link will get you 40% off https://theathletic.co.uk/checkout?p...
by Fretters
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC Football Daily - Owen Coyle
Replies: 38
Views: 3657

BBC Football Daily - Owen Coyle

Almost spat my brew out earlier when he was asked if he'd ever had to deal with a goalkeeper who made mistakes. He said that when he came to us, Kiraly was number one but he took the decision to give UP AND COMING Brian Jensen his chance. It turned out to be one of his best ever decisions apparently...
by Fretters
Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stoke
Replies: 35
Views: 2299

Re: Stoke

Vokes isn't having a good time, I'm sure he's missed three penalties since he signed too, having had a 100% record for us.
by Fretters
Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Full names ...
Replies: 46
Views: 2278

Re: Full names ...

Not football but Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is just ridiculous.
by Fretters
Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Firestick
Replies: 42
Views: 1908

Re: Firestick

This is such a weird thread.
by Fretters
Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Firestick
Replies: 42
Views: 1908

Re: Firestick

Put an app called tvplayer on it. You can watch live TV via that.
by Fretters
Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Duff
Replies: 27
Views: 6266

Re: Mike Duff

cricketfieldclarets wrote:FFS remember stands headbuts :lol:


His victims don't :lol:
by Fretters
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parliament suspension illegal..
Replies: 207
Views: 7387

Re: Parliament suspension illegal..

RMutt wrote:There must be some ancient law about telling fibs to the monarch. Will he be sent to the tower?


He's not allowed to walk his goats through the streets of London for two weeks.
by Fretters
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parliament suspension illegal..
Replies: 207
Views: 7387

Re: Parliament suspension illegal..

Part of me hopes he goes to the European Court of Justice :-D
by Fretters
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Well Done Leeds!!
Replies: 19
Views: 3027

Re: Well Done Leeds!!

Devils_Advocate wrote:Leeds and Bielsa win FIFA 2019 Fair Play award. In the modern era of professionalism and cheating all credit to them for leading the way


In the year they were fined for spying on the opposition? Madness.
by Fretters
Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Places to take kids midweek
Replies: 24
Views: 1364

Re: Places to take kids midweek

Lancasterclaret wrote:Dunno if it too far, but they will love this place

https://www.oldhollyfarm.com/


Took my daughter here on Saturday, we were staying at Six Arches just across the road.
by Fretters
Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Places to take kids midweek
Replies: 24
Views: 1364

Re: Places to take kids midweek

Run Amok in Haslingden is a good play centre with stuff for kids of all ages.

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