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by Silkyskills1
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 5 subs
Replies: 19
Views: 974

Re: 5 subs

Taffy on the wing wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:56 am
I was about to say....This water break brought to you by Evian etc etc.
'And it's live'.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: POLITICS—Chris Grayling
Replies: 69
Views: 4112

Re: POLITICS—Chris Grayling

If I was picking sides in the school yard I'd let the other team have Grayling even if it meant they had more players on their side.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jul 16, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brady
Replies: 80
Views: 4263

Re: Brady

Over 2 and a half years since his injury. That is a very long time to be essentially inactive. I think we all know the ability he possesses but I just wonder whether his motivation is to try and get back to what he can do or just remain injury free. If it's the latter then I think it's safe to say w...
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jul 15, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New intake of Under 9's
Replies: 21
Views: 1061

Re: New intake of Under 9's

Good luck to them all. Living the dream.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jul 15, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A New Look at the 1962 Cup Final?
Replies: 18
Views: 654

Re: A New Look at the 1962 Cup Final?

'This is Your Life' is an intriguing one for me. Often heard of people who refused to be the subject and one in particular was footballer,Danny Blanchflower, allegedly. Never had confirmation on this one way or t'other. Also my older brother always maintains that Bobby Charlton refused to appear on ...
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jul 15, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...
Replies: 145
Views: 13305

Re: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...

After the last experience of Europe and given our likely squad size, I wouldn't be mortified if we finished one below a European place, thus ensuring maximum prize money for our League finish, without having to play in Europe .... I fully realise this is a minority view ... Well, I, for one, agree ...
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A New Look at the 1962 Cup Final?
Replies: 18
Views: 654

Re: A New Look at the 1962 Cup Final?

Enjoyed reading that, Rowls. Thought the 'throw away' society was more of a modern phenomenon but evidently it isn't. Always look forward to any sort of nostalgia. :D
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: International full back signs as pre-season gets underway
Replies: 22
Views: 2054

Re: ARTICLE: International full back signs as pre-season gets underway

Good read. Thinking back did many Burnley fans think promotion was possible/likely? It didn't start well. Scrambled a 2-2 draw at home v Carlisle. First significant result early season was the 4-1 home win over Villa. Decent results after that lifted spirits but perhaps the most important was away ...
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A near miss!
Replies: 40
Views: 2313

Re: A near miss!

On the road to recovery. Best wishes.
by Silkyskills1
Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: International full back signs as pre-season gets underway
Replies: 22
Views: 2054

Re: ARTICLE: International full back signs as pre-season gets underway

Agree. Certainly the ones I went around with...and by the time we'd turned Wednesday over at Hillsborough..maybe October ish? ..we felt this was our season. I was a student in London that season and recall the win over Sheff Wed. was on MOTD. Great goal by Leighton James and think it might have bee...
by Silkyskills1
Mon Jul 13, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andy Robertson
Replies: 66
Views: 4257

Re: Andy Robertson

It didn't sound like he was complaining about the penalty, rather Nick time wasting. He says you didn't book him until the end, he could only have neen talking about Nick. They're unhappy because they didn't win, so they should be, I'd hope we'd be unhappy in the circumstances. It's just passion, n...
by Silkyskills1
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When were we last live on the BBC at the Turf?
Replies: 22
Views: 905

Re: When were we last live on the BBC at the Turf?

Hamburg home and away were both live. Was definitely only the second half in the away leg, not so sure of the home leg. Being only 8 years old I wasn't allowed to see the European games at the Turf. The second half at home v Hamburg was live as was the away leg which I rushed home from school to wa...
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jul 12, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: International full back signs as pre-season gets underway
Replies: 22
Views: 2054

Re: ARTICLE: International full back signs as pre-season gets underway

claretfern wrote:
Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:50 pm
Alan Mullery and Martin Peters
scored for England in that match.
Yep, think it was Newton provided the pass for Peters.
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jul 12, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: International full back signs as pre-season gets underway
Replies: 22
Views: 2054

Re: ARTICLE: International full back signs as pre-season gets underway

Didn't Newton play right back v West Germany in the quarter final. He scored England's second goal. Terry Cooper played left back.
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jul 12, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andy Robertson
Replies: 66
Views: 4257

Re: Andy Robertson

There is nothing to discuss. Joey is in front of Robertson, stretches and plays the ball and Robertson manufactures the contact by running into Joey's legs. This is happening more and more in the modern game and is just an attempt to 'win' a penalty by conning the officials. As happened at Villa Pa...
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: I couldn’t be more proud of them
Replies: 8
Views: 1042

Re: ARTICLE: I couldn’t be more proud of them

I think the players enjoy playing for our manager.
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jul 10, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: POLITICS—Chris Grayling
Replies: 69
Views: 4112

Re: POLITICS—Chris Grayling

RingoMcCartney wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:47 pm
Keir "Captain Hindsight" Starmer only has to be capable of stringing a few coherent sentences together and given he followed Corbyn, has been hailed as the New Messiah by a few easily pleased Lefties.

:lol:
Seems to have touched a nerve.
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs West Indies 1st Test (Southampton)
Replies: 134
Views: 3004

Re: England vs West Indies 1st Test (Southampton)

A very, very good cricketer who I think didn't quite fulfil early expectations. I think I'm right in saying he made a ton on his test debut against a very strong WI attack Always in the 'nets' at lunchtime in the summer months. Bit older than me but seemed a decent person. Unlike one of his contemp...
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jul 10, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: POLITICS—Chris Grayling
Replies: 69
Views: 4112

Re: POLITICS—Chris Grayling

Imagine being the person to take over a job/post previously held by Chris Grayling. You'd be hailed as an immediate success following the original 'King Midas in reverse'.
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jul 10, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football clubs known by their nickname
Replies: 47
Views: 1480

Re: Football clubs known by their nickname

When I was a youngster West Bromwich Albion were nicknamed ' The Throstles'. How did ' The Baggies' come about?
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs West Indies 1st Test (Southampton)
Replies: 134
Views: 3004

Re: England vs West Indies 1st Test (Southampton)

I was at school with Frank Hayes.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Bursting with pride after West Ham win
Replies: 7
Views: 944

Re: REPORT: Bursting with pride after West Ham win

I thought Dwight had a much better game last night than he did v Sheff Utd. Ran well with the ball forcing them on the backdoor. But everyone contributed, of course, and what I'm witnessing currently is a team spirit second to none and we all know who is responsible for that.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: It has to have a heartbeat and a glue that holds it all together
Replies: 3
Views: 470

Re: ARTICLE: It has to have a heartbeat and a glue that holds it all together

Reminds me of the Polish goalkeeper in 1973 that Brian Clogh referred to as ' a clown'; he too kept the ball out of the net and Poland reached the semi finals of the World Cup the following year.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC commentary
Replies: 184
Views: 5929

Re: tonights commentators

She also made the number one mistake of many pundits; she talked too much. A sensible approach would be to be somewhat guarded based on any information she may have had on the back of a fag packet but instead she waded in with both feet demonstrating a level of embarrassment and incompetence probabl...
by Silkyskills1
Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Academy Granted Category 1 ststus
Replies: 106
Views: 4481

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets become a Category One Academy

I admit to being a little naive in this area,CT. What sort of teams are we likely to meet and would Curzon Ashton still be the venue?
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jul 04, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worsely Cup Final 1976 - Chris Flood
Replies: 39
Views: 1307

Re: Worsely Cup Final 1976 - Chris Flood

"Bobsy" Davidson Played for Altrincham.. Remember 'Bobsy' telling me some great stories of his time with Altrincham. Not particularly too well thought of in some parts of Merseyside after his challenge on Everton winger,John Connolly, in an FA Cup tie at Goodison Park, resulted in a broken leg for ...
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Clarets Are Staying Up
Replies: 38
Views: 2289

Re: The Clarets Are Staying Up

charlyt wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:09 pm
Was it ever in doubt?
Post-match Chelsea away.
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Priti Patel
Replies: 89
Views: 3381

Re: Priti Patel

They're watching what that deranged racist over the water has been getting away with with impunity and our lot are collectively thinking, 'We can have some of that!'. Is it just me, or are these people just more shamelessly brazen these days? :? Definetly not just you. A description of them some mo...
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?
Replies: 200
Views: 6732

Re: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?

Yes. Family gatherings at your home BBQ's in the garden with friends Walks in our glorious countryside Taking the kids out to the seaside A bottle or two in your own home Eventually these will become the norm again and I will look forward to doing them far more than a trip to the boozer. And the gr...
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell
Replies: 65
Views: 3666

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell

Taffy on the wing wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:20 pm
I'm sure he and his "friends" are plotting her demise as we speak.
Do you think it might involve a white Fiat Punto?
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell
Replies: 65
Views: 3666

Ghislaine Maxwell

arrested by the FBI. If PA wasn't sweating before he may well be now.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Jimmy Adamson, Gary Rowell and the Battle of Turf Moor
Replies: 11
Views: 706

Re: ARTICLE: Jimmy Adamson, Gary Rowell and the Battle of Turf Moor

Think it was Wayne Entwistle.that scored.their first.goal that day.
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Prime time viewing at Crystal Palace
Replies: 24
Views: 989

Re: REPORT: Prime time viewing at Crystal Palace

I'm repeating myself from.last week but the more I see McNeil in central midfield the more.I'm convinced that is where his future lays. Glides across the pitch, can beat a man with pace.or trickery and always has his head up.looking for openings. Considering the injuries etc. that was an excellent p...
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Olive Grace Mee
Replies: 58
Views: 4617

Re: Olive Grace Mee

A giant of a man. No whinging, no excuses just total commitment to his chosen profession and no doubt his family. I don't know his contract situation but we need to get him.signed in for.more years here. He 'gets' Burnley Football Club. A great role model and ambassador for the club.
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kevin Long
Replies: 19
Views: 1974

Re: Kevin Long

I've been watching football for a long time and can't genuinely recall any other olayer like Kevin Long. To be at one club for so long(over 10 years?) and appear so infrequently is unique in my experience. Understandable that he was 'rusty' but that will remain the case I suppose whilst the central ...
by Silkyskills1
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ayew
Replies: 52
Views: 2885

Re: Ayew

chekhov wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:15 pm
Not at all clear cut, and that's having seen it at least 20 times on Amazon.
Let's move on shall we?
How much clearer would you prefer it to be? Had that been Barnes it would have been a straight red from the ref and no one would have complained.
by Silkyskills1
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ayew
Replies: 52
Views: 2885

Re: Ayew

Very straightforward decision and Scott got it wrong. A nailed on red card.
by Silkyskills1
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 37
Views: 1789

Re: Ben Mee

As I said on here last week; what a leader! A credit to Burnley Football Club.
by Silkyskills1
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs West Indies 1st Test
Replies: 21
Views: 621

Re: England vs West Indies 1st Test

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:49 pm
You won't be able to shut him up if he's been shielding with nobody to talk to.

Hours worth of conversation to catch up on.
Lloyd doesn't do conversation. It's a monologue, tiresome at times with plenty of repetition in case you didn't hear it the first, second or third time.
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The FA cup alive and well
Replies: 50
Views: 1336

Re: The FA cup alive and well

The appeal of the FA Cup was it's unpredictability, semi finals at a neutral ground then final day itself which was mostly an anti-climax but compelling. There was a lap of honour for the winners, disappointment for the losers and that was that. It was the end of that particular football season. Alw...
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The FA cup alive and well
Replies: 50
Views: 1336

Re: The FA cup alive and well

Look at the cup fixtures we had in 60,61,62 and compare the attendances to league games.either side of them. Some thrilling games I recall and not always involving my team. Minnows raised their game especially on their own patch, people paid at.the gate to see.it.and were.locked.out.if they didn't g...
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Movies you can see again and again
Replies: 108
Views: 2493

Re: Movies you can see again and again

French Connection, Withnail and I.
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Back home with a much needed win against Watford
Replies: 11
Views: 803

Re: REPORT: Back home with a much needed win against Watford

Has to be the longest gap for a side visiting us in consecutive seasons. August 2018 to June 2020.
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McNeil
Replies: 37
Views: 3518

Re: Dwight McNeil

Perhaps it's just me but every time I see him now I see a very talented young man itching to play further infield, a No 10.midfield role if you like giving him.license to go and look for the ball and get the team forward. Would be interested in other people's views on this.
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Golden glove
Replies: 17
Views: 1665

Re: Golden glove

And yet again he managed to collect the ball and then do his now customary fall onto the ball very close to the end. In truth those players in front of him were fantastic and the only save he had to make was a routine one from.a.header near the end. McNeil saved us with his goal line clearance but t...
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Comms cam v watford + goal
Replies: 4
Views: 593

Re: Comms cam v watford + goal

Is that Andy Payton sort of alongside him?
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shopping list
Replies: 77
Views: 3029

Re: Shopping list

A concern for me is the injury prone Gudmundsson and Brady. Two good footballers on their day but unfortunately those 'days' were quite a while ago. I don't want to get into stats surrounding the two of them but they are far too regularly unavailable for first team duties. Gudmundsson, for instance,...
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Watford - What's Happened to Them?
Replies: 21
Views: 1447

Re: Watford - What's Happened to Them?

Woonderbah wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:20 am
I don't mind Pearson these days.
He seems to have calmed down a bit from his Leicester days when he was prone to the odd meltdown moment.
There's time yet.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hottest match at Turf Moor
Replies: 56
Views: 2403

Re: Hottest match at Turf Moor

Just going off topic slightly but high temperatures like today do nothing to support the idea of summer football. I think I'm right in saying Stan was a fan of it but personally I've never understood the clamour for it. That was a huge effort today but I wouldn't like to be at matches like that on a...