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by Fretters
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Tap keeps flowing at Ewood
Replies: 34
Views: 2504

Re: The Tap keeps flowing at Ewood

Just finished The English Game on Netflix and, even in that, their rich owner is buying all the best players in the country.
by Fretters
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA: 2019-2020 SEASON CANCELLED
Replies: 15
Views: 1512

Re: FA: 2019-2020 SEASON CANCELLED

LoveCurryPies wrote:
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:58 am
FA will announce at 10pm today, the cancellation of the 2019-2020 Season. No promotions or relegations. No champions.

Live on SkySports at 10am.
10PM or 10AM? Not that it's real :lol:
by Fretters
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will the season feel the same when it restarts?
Replies: 56
Views: 1883

Re: Will the season feel the same when it restarts?

nyclaret wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:46 am
Villas-Boas has suggested the season should finish in November or December this year. The 2021 and 2022 seasons would then be played in calendar years in the lead up to the World Cup before then reverting back to usual.
What about the euros though? (I'm not sure who I'm asking that question to).
by Fretters
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-Sympton-Tracker - Get signed up
Replies: 27
Views: 1355

Re: Covid-Sympton-Tracker - Get signed up

Is there an android version?
by Fretters
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Timpsons
Replies: 32
Views: 1552

Re: Timpsons

Cross Keys is the only pub allowed to stay open.
by Fretters
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Timpsons
Replies: 32
Views: 1552

Re: Timpsons

Read all about it - 'Seaside town struggling with lockdown due to number of Torquay workers'
by Fretters
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Timpsons
Replies: 32
Views: 1552

Timpsons

Surprised they've closed. I thought they were key workers?
by Fretters
Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why cant we just print a load more bank notes and share them out
Replies: 57
Views: 1926

Re: Why cant we just print a load more bank notes and share them out

The more you have of something, the more worthless it becomes.
by Fretters
Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone cancelled their Sky Sports Subscription ?
Replies: 154
Views: 7379

Re: Anyone cancelled their Sky Sports Subscription ?

If I cancel Sky and go to a Freesat box can you still record, rewind etc with them, also do you get any sports and sky channels on them. My wife likes the odd programme on Sky 1, presumably we won't get that? We do have BT broadband so presumably we'd still get their football via the Freesat box. A...
by Fretters
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Virgin Media and haggling
Replies: 15
Views: 688

Re: Virgin Media and haggling

When I left Virgin at the end of September last year, I finished up taking them to the ombudsman because of the incessant lies their staff told. It was only resolved in early Feb. Even when I had the call recording, exposing their error, they refused to back down and even tried intimidating me with...
by Fretters
Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6313
Views: 117056

Re: Coronavirus

Posted on BBC at 14:57 Dutch scientists 'find antibody' Anna Holligan BBC News The Hague correspondent A group of Dutch scientists believe they’ve found an antibody that could help to detect and prevent the coronavirus from being able to infect people. It hasn’t been tested on humans - a process th...
by Fretters
Mon Mar 09, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: New deal for goalkeeper Grant
Replies: 31
Views: 1800

Re: ARTICLE: New deal for goalkeeper Grant

Very much different levels - Marlon was embarrasing when he moved up a level, both times. Can't place any game in the cups other than the 1-0 extra time win at the new ground in 2002/03 when Papadopoulos scored the winner. I'd just started uni at Huddersfield and couldn't believe my luck with the d...
by Fretters
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: New deal for goalkeeper Grant
Replies: 31
Views: 1800

Re: ARTICLE: New deal for goalkeeper Grant

ClaretTony wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:33 am
Which includes such as Crichton, Beresford, Michopoulos, Jensen - can't believe anyone would have Grant behind any of them
You're forgetting - none of those were signed by Brian Laws.
by Fretters
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Breakfast
Replies: 60
Views: 2104

Re: Breakfast

Porridge with a spoonful of strawberry jam during the week with coffee.

Bagel with smoked salmon at weekends, or granola.
by Fretters
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Barnes back in full training
Replies: 39
Views: 1526

Re: ARTICLE: Barnes back in full training

Stayingup wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:53 pm
Looks like we need to get a good right wonger in as well as a right full back.
Good moaning. I was pi$$ing by the door, when I heard two shats :lol:
by Fretters
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steven Fletcher
Replies: 29
Views: 2372

Re: Steven Fletcher

Top Claret wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:29 pm
Whoever is his cosmetic surgeon has done a great job of his hair transplant. Any of you boldies fancy a bash?
Looks bloody sore - https://www.hshairclinic.co.uk/patients ... n-fletcher
by Fretters
Thu Mar 05, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steven Fletcher
Replies: 29
Views: 2372

Re: Steven Fletcher

Good player but Steve Thompson deserved more of a chance after the previous season. He scored a few whenever he did get a chance too.
by Fretters
Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nick Pope For England
Replies: 57
Views: 3401

Re: Article: Nick Pope For England

That pretty much sums it up. If you want a goalkeeper to stop the ball going in the net then Pope’s your man. If your main thrust is building attacks from the back then Pickford’s your man, but you’ll likely concede more goals. The only thing I think the article misses is the protection that Pope g...
by Fretters
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone been for a tree to plant?
Replies: 27
Views: 1277

Re: Anyone been for a tree to plant?

This thread needs to end now, I'm getting sycamore and more puns.
by Fretters
Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone been for a tree to plant?
Replies: 27
Views: 1277

Re: Anyone been for a tree to plant?

Apparently Graham Branch collected them all.

Is my coat there too, martin_p?
by Fretters
Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stevie G on the verge of quitting as Rangers manager?
Replies: 28
Views: 2821

Re: Stevie G on the verge of quitting as Rangers manager?

Says he's not doubting himself as he slams the players, before saying he needs to analyse himself. Make your mind up, Stevie lad.
by Fretters
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Cup 1999-00
Replies: 18
Views: 908

Re: FA Cup 1999-00

Im sure we all went dressed as Santa? Andy Cooke scored a header/shoulder, then we drew Coventry in the next round and 10 year old me went dressed as an Arab. Looking back it would probably be deemed racist now I remember that - was it due to a couple of Moroccan players they had, Hadji and Chippo?
by Fretters
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League Hall of Fame
Replies: 15
Views: 636

Re: Premier League Hall of Fame

ClaretTony wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:16 am
Thanks very much, I really appreciate it, but on this occasion I think I must decline.
Not you, silly. I was obviously referring to the other Tony Scholes, he did some great things at Stoke :D
by Fretters
Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets 100%
Replies: 18
Views: 1458

Re: Clarets 100%

ClaretTony wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:31 pm
That made me think I’d got it wrong but Wood’s pens have been against Leeds (League Cup) and Barnsley (FA Cup).
And away at Olympiakos if memory serves me.
by Fretters
Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League Hall of Fame
Replies: 15
Views: 636

Re: Premier League Hall of Fame

Scholes.
by Fretters
Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: POST NUMBER
Replies: 13
Views: 839

Re: POST NUMBER

What bugs me is how links now open in the same tab. I'm forever reading the link, then closing the tab to find myself off the site completely. Then I'm having to graft my way all the way back to the site!! It's exhausting.
by Fretters
Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 20 years ago today I missed out on a big scoop
Replies: 44
Views: 2302

Re: 20 years ago today I missed out on a big scoop

Andy Cole > Ian Wright I see what you are coming from - Cole scored more than Wright did (I think), including that stunning hat trick at QPR. But Cole joined us at a higher level so wasn't the stunning signing that Wright was, and we weren't in the promotion mix with Cole either. For me, the Joey B...
by Fretters
Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: James Bulger - 27 years...
Replies: 47
Views: 1925

Re: James Bulger - 27 years...

tim_noone wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:49 pm
Not Forgetting Baby P. Who suffered an horrific death at the hands of 3 Evil Bastar.s!! And countless other young Toddlers and Children who've suffered before and since.
Absolutely - it's literally stuff that keeps me awake at night :(
by Fretters
Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ross Wallace
Replies: 13
Views: 1858

Re: Ross Wallace

Bosscat wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:52 pm
Here you go Fretters ... great day
https://youtu.be/exRanDL4VlE
(Finally) beating them - in their own back yard - coming from behind, to cement our place in the top two. Just perfection. I still think Rhodes will score when he's clean through every time I watch, though :o
by Fretters
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Early goals on the turf
Replies: 36
Views: 1716

Re: Early goals on the turf

Silkyskills1 wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:46 pm
First home game 1998-99 v Bristol Rovers Andy Payton scored a first minute goal,I think. Won 2-1.
Stan's very first game. In terms of the season, that was the peak!
by Fretters
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 20 years ago today I missed out on a big scoop
Replies: 44
Views: 2302

Re: 20 years ago today I missed out on a big scoop

He scored four goals, two of which were vital - the late equaliser at Gillingham (when Radio Lancs dropped out at the vital time and we had to revert to Teletext!) and the late, late winner against Notts County after looking like we'd thrown away two points. Gillingham would have gone up automatical...
by Fretters
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ross Wallace
Replies: 13
Views: 1858

Re: Ross Wallace

Not a free kick, but I also remember the cut back for Danny Ings to score the winner at Deadwood. :mrgreen: Worked his arse off for that and changed the game when he came on. Barnes got the assist for that one though. Did get two assists for the two consecutive, near-identical Shackell goals at the...
by Fretters
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: James Bulger - 27 years...
Replies: 47
Views: 1925

Re: James Bulger - 24 years...

It was a terrible and haunting event that raised, and still does raise many questions, but it's a bit odd that the OP makes such a thing about it being 24 years, (not normally a landmark), when in any event it's 27. RIP James. Are we only supposed to discuss significant events at 5 or 10 year inter...
by Fretters
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: James Bulger - 27 years...
Replies: 47
Views: 1925

Re: James Bulger - 27 years...

Sorry, 27 years. Saw a 3 year old post on social media.
by Fretters
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: James Bulger - 27 years...
Replies: 47
Views: 1925

James Bulger - 27 years...

..since those evil ****s kidnapped, tortured and murdered that poor, defenceless, terrified little boy. I've always struggled with this story, but since becoming a dad a few years ago (my daughter is same age James was), I won't lie that I haven't shed a tear this morning reading about it again. Hel...
by Fretters
Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds failing again ...
Replies: 56
Views: 4089

Re: Leeds failing again ...

claretblue wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:30 am
from a Leeds Utd forum:

'...This Leeds team at its best would beat any team in this league and most in the Premiership...'
That could apply to half of the Championship, if that team was at it's best and the Prem team was off their game.

Knobs.
by Fretters
Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Stranger - Netflix
Replies: 38
Views: 3072

Re: The Stranger - Netflix

Started this last night. As soon as it came on I was convinced Adam was being played by Tom Heaton*, and then he was made to go in goal at the dads v lads footy.


*my eyes aren't what they were.
by Fretters
Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paddy McGuiness
Replies: 74
Views: 4064

Re: Paddy McGuiness

This - if anyone has ever stolen a living it is this lump McGuiness ticks the 'thick, northern, white working class male' stereotype needed for the media I might need my tin hat here but I genuinely think Gavin and Stacy is brilliant. Some of the subtle comedy is genius and the characters, like Bry...
by Fretters
Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paddy McGuiness
Replies: 74
Views: 4064

Re: Paddy McGuiness

Strange the fascination on here with a fairly mundane, jobbing TV presenter. Find it hard to imagine how he'd stir much of a response either way. Anyway, good luck to the lad, made a decent life for himself with what he's got, surely that's all we aim for. Agree. I don't know what people want from ...
by Fretters
Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bowyer sacked
Replies: 18
Views: 2526

Re: Bowyer sacked

ClaretTony wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:42 pm
At Blackburn from March 2013 to November 2015 - his major signings were Tom Cairney, Corry Evans, Ben Marshall, Rude Gestede, Craig Conway, Shane Duffy
I stand corrected on Gestede. Some decent signings there.
by Fretters
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bowyer sacked
Replies: 18
Views: 2526

Re: Bowyer sacked

gc14 wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:25 pm
He signed some good players for Blackburn and made a tidy profit on most of them .. Gestede , Cairney and
i think he signed Rhodes ...
Not sure on Cairney but he didn't sign Rhodes, or Gestede either, I don't think. The legend that is Steve Kean signed Rhodes.
by Fretters
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee Song
Replies: 15
Views: 1023

Re: Ben Mee Song

It's great but it'll never happen. When was the last time we had a song that involved more than just repeating one or two lines?
by Fretters
Sat Feb 01, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ian Moore
Replies: 62
Views: 3165

Re: Ian Moore

Wasn't it Moore who was brought down by the subsequently red-carded Neil Ruddock at Anfield? Stan was fuming and saying 'He would definitely have gone on to score' and we were all thinking 'Err..probably not.' That was Liam Robinson in the mid nineties. As for Moore, he was half decent for a time. ...
by Fretters
Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 223271

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

Bigvince wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:50 am
If West Ham had tried to sabotage the brownhill deal, he’d have been a West Ham player by now! Fake news
Not necessarily, he's from the north west.
by Fretters
Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 223271

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

Looks like Bowen to West Ham for £22m. £14m up front with add ons. Maybe we should try and sabotage that one like they tried with Brownhill.
by Fretters
Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Jones
Replies: 10
Views: 2054

Re: David Jones

Strange one. As he didn't rely on pace, you'd think he could become the cultured old head in the centre of the park for a decent while at that level.
by Fretters
Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill having medical
Replies: 234
Views: 22584

Re: Brownhill having medical

We've been clever with the sell on fee. Huddersfield must hate us after the whole chief exec debacle recently too!
by Fretters
Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stats on wood being offside
Replies: 18
Views: 1581

Re: Stats on wood being offside

Fantastic striker and he'd be much more of a fan favourite if he had a good song.
by Fretters
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The unsung hero
Replies: 41
Views: 3870

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: 2445

Re: Stonewall penalty

Never. He couldn't get out of the way - he was falling over!