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by Top Claret
Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton turns down new deal
Replies: 122
Views: 10127

Re: Heaton turns down new deal

I can see Heaton going to Bournemouth. Bournemouth are looking for a new keeper and Heaton would be just what they want.

Bournemouth will more than likely blow us out of the water financially, and what's not to like about living on the south coast.
by Top Claret
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jo Brand
Replies: 209
Views: 4660

Re: Jo Brand

Horrible obnoxious fat cow
by Top Claret
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris alliance with Brexit Party ....
Replies: 113
Views: 2867

Re: Boris alliance with Brexit Party ....

I believe that Boris is just what the country needs a lose cannon with balls to take the country out of the Eu on the 31st October.
by Top Claret
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Haslingden Bypass - mobile speed van on bridge
Replies: 86
Views: 5268

Re: Haslingden Bypass - mobile speed van on bridge

That's the thing I hate about Lancashire, you can't fart without a speed camera picking up the scent
by Top Claret
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pre 1975 Bfc transfer fees
Replies: 18
Views: 1257

Re: Pre 1975 Bfc transfer fees

I wonder how much we would get for Dwight McNeil if he has another season like last?
by Top Claret
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trippier starts
Replies: 31
Views: 1882

Re: Trippier starts

If you dislike a team more than B@stards you can’t be a real Burnley fam :D Well I have supported Burnley since birth and my dislike for Man United is on a par with Blackburn. I can say that I speak for most clarets brought up In Bacup. Rovers fans were like rocking horse **** at the east end of th...
by Top Claret
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tyson Fury.
Replies: 38
Views: 4194

Re: Tyson Fury.

He’s full of it! He’s quietly buying huge amounts of property in the Lancaster area, he’s a savvy businessman, or he’s well advised. The Fury family have never been short of a few bob. I used to do business with his Uncle Peter back in the late 80s, he had plenty of money and was always good to dea...
by Top Claret
Tue May 28, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa straight down
Replies: 52
Views: 3357

Re: Villa straight down

Of the three going up, Villa are the only club that have the resources to stay up. Villa have a strong squad who have Premier league experience, with a couple of additions they should have enough in their tank to stop up. Sheff utd have boardroom problems at the moment so I doubt that they will spla...
by Top Claret
Tue May 28, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: European car hire - booking.com
Replies: 6
Views: 817

Re: European car hire - booking.com

Last company I used was wheels of Spain, they are a small English company who operate out of Alicante and Murcia airports. I was driving the car away within 15 minutes of going through passport control. They did not even ask to see my licence until I arrived back 12 days later, I couldn't believe it...
by Top Claret
Mon May 27, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Derby vs Villa
Replies: 142
Views: 5348

Re: Derby vs Villa

I think cost cutting is going to seriously effect Derby’s chances, next season. The interview with Mel Morris, before the match, was quite interesting. I get the impression that today’s match was shit-or-bust for them. About time they reigned the spending in, they have blown a fortune over the year...
by Top Claret
Mon May 27, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa straight down
Replies: 52
Views: 3357

Re: Villa straight down

I would say that Villa are bigger than Manchester City
by Top Claret
Mon May 27, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Derby vs Villa
Replies: 142
Views: 5348

Re: Derby vs Villa

Only saw the 2nd half and neither team looked up to much. Villa have the better squad by far and will more than likely push the boat out. Villas biggest question mark is their manager who lacks experience and could be well out of his depth in the Premier league
by Top Claret
Sat May 25, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our best ever away support ?
Replies: 66
Views: 3693

Re: Our best ever away support ?

Sheffield Wednesday 1972
Preston 1973
Spurs 1982
Chester 1986 for the wrong reasons, Buchan resigned
Mansfield promotion season under Mullen
Sherpa van final
Stockport play off final
CHELSEA 2008
Sheffield United play off final
Preston last promotion
Bournemouth this season
by Top Claret
Sat May 25, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tranmere v Newport
Replies: 34
Views: 1918

Re: Tranmere v Newport

I once remember getting attacked in a pub in Birkenhead back in the 80s and one of our lads getting glassed. I bear no grudges it was like that back then, you had to be street wise when you travelled away

Come on Tranmere good to see you on the up
by Top Claret
Sat May 25, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next Tory Leader..
Replies: 312
Views: 8274

Re: The next Tory Leader..

Taffy on the wing wrote:And, you certainly won't get that under a Conservative Government!
Oh.....Jeremy Corbyn...........Oh Jeremy Corbyn.



The only thing Labour and Corbyn will give this country is teenage pregnancy's, welfare benefits for the feckless, and future austerity when they once again bankrupt the country
by Top Claret
Sat May 25, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ten years this weekend
Replies: 63
Views: 3680

Re: Ten years this weekend

Some great photos. The play off final will go down has the greatest game of my life to date and I have been a season ticket holder since 1971.
I never thought that I would ever see my team play in the Premier league, even when we were in the championship.
by Top Claret
Sat May 25, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Early speculation centres on goalkeepers and defenders
Replies: 14
Views: 3004

Re: ARTICLE: Early speculation centres on goalkeepers and defenders

Defour is finished.

We need to push the boat out and get a strong tackling CM who can thread a pass and carry the ball.

If the likes of Leicester turn Tarkowski head and the fee is right he will have to go. Cahill would be a great replacement with his experience
by Top Claret
Sat May 25, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next Tory Leader..
Replies: 312
Views: 8274

Re: The next Tory Leader..

Ffs Rory Stewart as PM. Just watched this guy doing an interview he has zero charisma, looks a cross between Mr Zippy and a vicar.
I might vote for Boris but never Stewart who looks weak and is unelectable
by Top Claret
Fri May 24, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: May quits
Replies: 112
Views: 3621

Re: May quits

How anyone can compare May with Thatcher needs their head looking at. Thatcher was the best PM in my lifetime and I am nearly 60. May will go down has a complete failure and will only be remembered for totally screwing up the Brexit negotiations.
by Top Claret
Sun May 19, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer window open
Replies: 57
Views: 4466

Re: Transfer window open

Our transfer window won't open until 24 hours before it closes, so chill
by Top Claret
Thu May 16, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Portsmouth vs Sunderland
Replies: 29
Views: 1696

Re: Portsmouth vs Sunderland

Play up Pompey
by Top Claret
Wed May 15, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst song at Turf Moor.
Replies: 66
Views: 2051

Re: Worst song at Turf Moor.

We are the Longside Burnley
by Top Claret
Mon May 13, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Arsenal - Player Ratings
Replies: 53
Views: 3120

Re: Burnley v Arsenal - Player Ratings

Difficult to mark is this game, it was a game of 2 halfs. 1st half we were excellent bar the missed chances and the 2nd we were lucky to keep the score line down to 3.
by Top Claret
Mon May 13, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hopes for next season
Replies: 57
Views: 2678

Re: Hopes for next season

All I ask for is that we are still a Premier league club in 18 months time
by Top Claret
Mon May 13, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton sack Hughton
Replies: 113
Views: 6232

Re: Brighton sack Houghton

ClaretTony wrote:Graham Potter quickly installed as odds on favourite to replace him


Any relation to Pansy Potter?
by Top Claret
Sun May 12, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cork
Replies: 58
Views: 4068

Re: Cork

I was never a Jack Cork fan the 1st time he played for us on loan, but last season he was excellent and I warmed to him. This season he has been the Jack I remembered from his first spell at the Turf, and now is the time for an upgrade.
We should certainly keep him as he will be a good squad player
by Top Claret
Sun May 12, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: CT sums up our season in the " Grauniad " ...
Replies: 22
Views: 2096

Re: CT sums up our season in the " Grauniad " ...

You can't just blame Hart for our pre Xmas run of poor form it was a multitude of things. The main turning point was the introduction of Mcneil and Heaton. Bardsley at full back and Westwood finally funding some form. Not to forget Charlie Taylor who has been excellent after Dyche finally gave him p...
by Top Claret
Sun May 12, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: £10 per hour for EVERYONE!
Replies: 69
Views: 2819

Re: £10 per hour for EVERYONE!

Labour are a disgrace offering kids £10.00 p/hr to win their votes and taking businesses down in the process.
by Top Claret
Sat May 11, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sunderland vs Portsmouth
Replies: 20
Views: 1186

Re: Sunderland vs Portsmouth

Play up Pompey
by Top Claret
Sat May 11, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stephen Jordan retiring.
Replies: 14
Views: 2196

Re: Stephen Jordan retiring.

Jacko wrote:Liked Jordan, he did a good job for us. Wish him well.


He was crap. Way out of his depth in the championship and embarrassing in the Premier league.
by Top Claret
Sat May 11, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Derby v Leeds
Replies: 266
Views: 7701

Re: Derby v Leeds

Villa and West Brom will turn both of these over, awful sides
by Top Claret
Sat May 11, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: AFC Fylde v Salford City
Replies: 59
Views: 2769

Re: AFC Fylde v Salford City

Glad Salford won. No room on the Fylde for another league club
by Top Claret
Sat May 11, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Football
Replies: 43
Views: 1439

Re: Today's Football

Glad Salford won the Fylde is not big enough for 3 league clubs. Watched the Villa game and they deserved it. West Brom deserved nowt and Gayle deserved getting sent off for his antics
by Top Claret
Sat May 11, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Blake : Would He Fit Into Our Current Set-Up?
Replies: 30
Views: 1550

Re: Robbie Blake : Would He Fit Into Our Current Set-Up?

His only chance of a game would have been in a 4411.
His work rate and lack of athleticism would have been a major no from Dyche in any other formation
by Top Claret
Sat May 11, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch could well stay
Replies: 146
Views: 11838

Re: Crouch could well stay

If Ward goes we need a replacement. Good to see Bardsley getting a further 12 months he deserves it, he is our best right back. Lowton needs moving on now, he is not good enough, although we need to find a quality replacement 1st.
by Top Claret
Sat May 11, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Move Euro finals to England?
Replies: 58
Views: 2280

Re: Move Euro finals to England?

No thoughts gone into the logistics when eufa gave the finals to Baku. There should be flight Connections to all European cities, from a city that hosts a major event. Once again supporters have not been considered
by Top Claret
Wed May 08, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ajax Spurs
Replies: 162
Views: 3442

Re: Ajax Spurs

Spurs can't handle the pressure when the going gets tough. They blew it last weekend at Bournemouth, and they sound like their all over the place tonight
by Top Claret
Mon May 06, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Restaurant recommendations
Replies: 40
Views: 2529

Re: Restaurant recommendations

Completely depends on where you go, and what your expectations are. There's absolutely no point in doing it if you are going to compare like for like ingredient prices with Lidl. Do yourself a favour and stay at home. You need to broaden your horizons and see the rest of the world to realise how ex...
by Top Claret
Mon May 06, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Restaurant recommendations
Replies: 40
Views: 2529

Re: Restaurant recommendations

Went out last week had a spaghetti starter, Sole for the main, profetti rolls for the desert. Expresso coffee. The wife had similar. We had a bottle of wine and water and another single glass of wine all for the grand sum of €36.
by Top Claret
Mon May 06, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Restaurant recommendations
Replies: 40
Views: 2529

Re: Restaurant recommendations

The price of eating out in the UK is scandalous, not value for money.
by Top Claret
Mon May 06, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Welbeck on a free anyone?
Replies: 44
Views: 3103

Re: Welbeck on a free anyone?

We don't want another injury prone player, we have enough with Brady and Defour
by Top Claret
Sun May 05, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Football
Replies: 73
Views: 1581

Re: Today's Football

I hope Brighton hold out for the point
by Top Claret
Sun May 05, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keep off the pitch!
Replies: 47
Views: 2806

Re: Keep off the pitch!

No one went on last season though it was an awful damp squib end to a great season .I doubt they will next week . Fair enough if it was a do or die game and we won etc but regardless who really cares ? A few old curmudgeons ? It’s been a bloody awful season and I’m glad to get it out of the way. Th...
by Top Claret
Sun May 05, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Football
Replies: 73
Views: 1581

Re: Today's Football

AshevilleNCClaret wrote:A watford fa cup win would also put manu in the 2nd qualifying round (just like us last year)


Come on Watford. That would totally fuk United up if they had an early start. They would have to cut short their club tours
by Top Claret
Sun May 05, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds United - two simple observations
Replies: 15
Views: 2356

Re: Leeds United - two simple observations

With the likes of Ayling in defence and Bamford up front they can't be up to much
by Top Claret
Sun May 05, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keep off the pitch!
Replies: 47
Views: 2806

Re: Keep off the pitch!

Doesn't bother me. Let the fans on for 15 minutes and then the players. Can't see what the problem is
by Top Claret
Sun May 05, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Football
Replies: 73
Views: 1581

Re: Today's Football

Just seen the United result, brilliant. Looks like europa league now for the swampies
by Top Claret
Sun May 05, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Football
Replies: 73
Views: 1581

Re: Today's Football

Vegas Claret wrote:Derby have the momentum


So does Corbyn
by Top Claret
Sat May 04, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goodison Park
Replies: 54
Views: 2385

Re: Goodison Park

First went in 1972 after the Rangers game and not changed. I was stood at the very highest point lent against a wall, slagging the place off and it bit me. I ripped my £200.00 bubble coat on a piece of 20th century concrete
by Top Claret
Sat May 04, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Toothache, home remedies
Replies: 26
Views: 910

Re: Toothache, home remedies

Most of my fillings are now missing and have been for the last 2 years. I avoid sugar and clean my teeth, gums and floss my teeth after every meal. I lost my back upper teeth 2 years ago and am now considering implants before the rest go

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