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by Silkyskills1
Fri Nov 27, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Penalty miss costs under-23s
Replies: 7
Views: 766

Re: ARTICLE: Penalty miss costs under-23s

Think I'd rather go all that way and be an un-used sub than not be in the squad at all and stay at home.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quiz Question
Replies: 29
Views: 650

Re: Quiz Question

ClaretTony wrote:
Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:01 pm
He was going nowhere at Forest at the time
Could say the same about almost any of the team that won the league then European cup not long after.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Nov 26, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Fletcher chops down Forest at the Turf
Replies: 5
Views: 486

Re: ARTICLE: Fletcher chops down Forest at the Turf

Some decent players in that Forest line up too - Tommy Gemmell, Martin O'Neill, John Robertson and Duncan McKenzie for starters. Only 16 months later that they played in the very controversial FA Cup 6 th round game against Newcastle. McKenzie was a starter that day for Forest and it was his penalt...
by Silkyskills1
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Fletcher chops down Forest at the Turf
Replies: 5
Views: 486

Re: ARTICLE: Fletcher chops down Forest at the Turf

Another game I knew/know little about. End of the first term was approaching but I was still going to be in London for another couple of weeks. I didn't realise Dave Mackay had any connection with Forest, thought he was a Derby man through and through in that part of the country. I heard quite a num...
by Silkyskills1
Wed Nov 25, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maradona
Replies: 182
Views: 3429

Re: Maradona

SalisburyClaret wrote:
Wed Nov 25, 2020 7:43 pm
Sad. Great footballer but there was a dark side- there’s no ignoring the drugs and corruption. Not to mention the cheating.

Best ever? Not a chance -Pele for me
And it's your prerogative to believe that
by Silkyskills1
Wed Nov 25, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maradona
Replies: 182
Views: 3429

Re: Maradona

Anyone who knows me well is aware of what I think about Maradona. Simply the greatest footballer of all time. Once he had the ball at his feet he came alive, incredible close control, pace and balance. Inspirational to a nation, a leader of average teams that became champions in their own right. And...
by Silkyskills1
Wed Nov 25, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gordon Taylor to leave PFA
Replies: 23
Views: 870

Re: Gordon Taylor to leave PFA

Just thinking the other day about footballers who when wearing a long sleeved shirt always played with them rolled up He was one. Think Harry Burrows, older posters may remember him as a decent left winger, did too. There must be others. No idea what got me thinking this; lockdown probably. ;)
by Silkyskills1
Tue Nov 24, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: We’ve finally got that first win
Replies: 25
Views: 1249

Re: REPORT: We’ve finally got that first win

Huge sigh of relief here, too. I think my contributions to the 'swear box' went up considerably in the 2nd half. I've seen so many games down the years where a win was so important and this is added to that list. Nothing spectacular from any individual but a lot of grit and determination, especially...
by Silkyskills1
Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Maurice Setters
Replies: 14
Views: 1162

Re: RIP Maurice Setters

RIP to one of many tough-tackling, no nonsense type players from the 60's. It's strange the many different things that remind us of certain players but in Dec.63 after beating Man Utd. at home 6-1 we went to OT two days later and were beaten 5-1. Our '1' was a Maurice Setters o.g.
by Silkyskills1
Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A high tempo and aggressive performance...
Replies: 19
Views: 1073

Re: A high tempo and aggressive performance...

Woodleyclaret wrote:
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:33 pm
Pass and move ask for the return ball from colleagues dont ever pass back .Pass to feet
Simple
'don't even pass back'

Really?
by Silkyskills1
Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have I Got News for You
Replies: 26
Views: 1385

Re: Have I Got News for You

I think Ian Hislop has his finger very much on the pulse of what goes on in and around Westminster. Any humour currently tends to be of 'a dark type' with the pandemic dominating the news and I don't think Paul Merton is that comfortable presenting that genre of humour. I still look forward to the p...
by Silkyskills1
Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Taranis signs for the Clarets
Replies: 13
Views: 2022

Re: ARTICLE: Taranis signs for the Clarets

Wishing him the very best of luck at Burnley.
by Silkyskills1
Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Finally a point for Sunderland
Replies: 2
Views: 307

Re: ARTICLE: Finally a point for Sunderland

a winner eight minutes into stoppage time for the opposition at Manchester United. That's got to be one for the record books. ;)
by Silkyskills1
Thu Nov 19, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rolling Stones....
Replies: 76
Views: 1817

Re: Rolling Stones....

Difficult choice but I'd probably choose between Time is on my side, Street Fightin' Man and Play with fire. I've got huge respect for them for their sheer longevity. I have to say my views on them are also affected by getting to know Mick's dad, Joe, who was a lecturer of mine in the early 70's. A ...
by Silkyskills1
Thu Nov 19, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: United pair join Clarets
Replies: 16
Views: 2053

Re: ARTICLE: United pair join Clarets

Good luck to both of them.
by Silkyskills1
Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Strictly
Replies: 86
Views: 2816

Re: Strictly

I haven't watched it for a few years, but it's nowhere near the worst programme of all time, now I'm guessing you haven't had the pleasure of viewing some of the 1970's TV output, that really was a cringe fest. Do you mean such as 'Mind your language' or 'Love Thy Neighbour'. They don't make them l...
by Silkyskills1
Sun Nov 15, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jordan North in Welsh jungle
Replies: 282
Views: 17818

Re: Jordan North in Welsh jungle

bpgburn wrote:
Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:36 pm
All the makings of a bland series then, everyone getting on with everyone like last few years. It needs clashes of personalities like series past to spice it up.
Give it a chance, ;)
by Silkyskills1
Sun Nov 15, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Ray Clemence
Replies: 40
Views: 1812

Re: RIP Ray Clemence

Very good goalkeeper who I think was bought from Scunthorpe just as Kevin Keegan was a few years later. Not sure whether it was seen as being a 'good' problem for any manager to have Shilton and him to choose from. I was at Hampden Park in the 70's when he let in a very soft goal from Kenny Dalglish...
by Silkyskills1
Sat Nov 14, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4237
Views: 276210

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:
Sat Nov 14, 2020 4:32 pm
Come on Silky lots of complex negotiations on what seat they will have in the Bob Lord and how much free wine pre match!
I've taken such matters into consideration but a year still seems more than enough time to dot the 'i's and cross the 't's'. Has the fax machine let them down again?
by Silkyskills1
Sat Nov 14, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4237
Views: 276210

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I have no idea. I’d imagine unless it was a well put together and considerably better, it’ll Be too far behind the other bids Well, yes, I imagine it would be too far behind if the other two bids have been ongoing for a year. What on earth have they talked about for that length of time? An end to W...
by Silkyskills1
Sat Nov 14, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Moyes...
Replies: 74
Views: 4320

Re: David Moyes...

I recall Moyes enjoyed the odd night out in Clitheroe. :roll:
by Silkyskills1
Sat Nov 14, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: QPR v Burnley- Big Match Live
Replies: 48
Views: 1982

Re: QPR v Burnley- Big Match Live

One of which was a 3-2 home win against Spurs, on MotD. I remember that match because there was an article about me moving down to Lancashire because of the Clarets in the Northern Echo that day. They were desperate for stories in the NE! Got a top picture of ColburnClaret and our Martin RIP in the...
by Silkyskills1
Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: QPR v Burnley- Big Match Live
Replies: 48
Views: 1982

Re: QPR v Burnley- Big Match Live

ClaretTony wrote:
Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:14 pm
We'd have lost neither of those games with Mike Dean or another strong referee
I take your point,CT, especially the rough house tactics Lincoln used and ' the fat lad' up front but we were obviously so much better than either team but didn't show it on either day.
by Silkyskills1
Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: QPR v Burnley- Big Match Live
Replies: 48
Views: 1982

Re: QPR v Burnley- Big Match Live

The defeat to Wimbledon and then the one to Lincoln a few years back were obviously the same regarding scoreline and league status but also as the games progressed I remember having that sinking feeling that we weren't going to score. Nothing stands out in my memory from either game as a 'near miss'...
by Silkyskills1
Sat Nov 14, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4237
Views: 276210

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Sounds a nightmare scenario then if Garlick remains in charge beyond December. An irretrievable relationship between the two if what we read is true, no interest in financial backing in the transfer market and keeping a manager on because of termination payments. I think the modern day reference to...
by Silkyskills1
Sat Nov 14, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: QPR v Burnley- Big Match Live
Replies: 48
Views: 1982

Re: QPR v Burnley- Big Match Live

Leisure wrote:
Sat Nov 14, 2020 11:22 am
Won 1 nil, with the game coming the week after we had got beat in the cup at home by Wimbledon.
Perhaps we really were just concentrating on the league. :o
by Silkyskills1
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Yorkshire Ripper
Replies: 98
Views: 3251

Re: The Yorkshire Ripper

Unfortunately, I think the Police just overloaded with information they couldn’t cross reference and then idiot starts sending stuff saying it was him doing it. I remember it being played, not sure if it was radio or tv but can certainly remember it. All it did was take resources away from the real...
by Silkyskills1
Fri Nov 13, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Yorkshire Ripper
Replies: 98
Views: 3251

Re: The Yorkshire Ripper

Just finished reading the book by Michael Bilton that concentrated on the investigation into trying to capture Sutcliffe. A very good read that sadly highlights the mistakes made by the investigation team. Descriptions provided by survivors gave a very accurate portrait of Sutcliffe and even mention...
by Silkyskills1
Thu Nov 12, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Fulham 1980
Replies: 10
Views: 785

Re: Burnley v Fulham 1980

Strangely enough I don't remember this Fulham match, but I do remember the Gigg Lane cup tie which you say was the week earlier. Bury was packed with Clarets and the team contrived to not turn up and lost 1-0 as mentioned. One of the many, many low points during our "wilderness years". Thousands tu...
by Silkyskills1
Wed Nov 11, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Unbeaten run ends with shock defeat
Replies: 6
Views: 414

Re: ARTICLE: Unbeaten run ends with shock defeat

No celebrating that night in the student bar. Couldn't believe it but all I could sense in my head was older people than me back home in Lancashire repeatedly saying 'typical Burnley'. I'm guessing it's never gone out of vogue after an unlikely defeat though I hasten to add not by me.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Nov 11, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Fulham 1980
Replies: 10
Views: 785

Re: Burnley v Fulham 1980

The week previous we'd lost to Bury at Gigg Lane in the 4th round of the FA Cup, 1-0 in front of over 17,000 where none of the team covered themselves in glory. Dreadful performance.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Nov 11, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: US Masters
Replies: 70
Views: 1921

Re: US Masters

It WAS a trick shot. They were all having a go at it during a practice day yesterday....but not everybody managed to skim it 3x off the water and then get a hole in one. Incredible stuff. Saw it as well and it is one of those great moments in sport which will deservedly be replayed many, many times...
by Silkyskills1
Fri Nov 06, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nigel Clough appointed Mansfield Town manager
Replies: 26
Views: 1481

Re: Nigel Clough appointed Mansfield Town manager

Not sure promotion is their main aim at the moment.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Nov 05, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheffield Wednesday: Points deduction reduced
Replies: 8
Views: 969

Re: Sheffield Wednesday: Points deduction for breaking spending rules reduced from 12 to six

Good couple of days for Wednesday. 9 points better off than they were at the weekend with a win against a team near the top of the league too
by Silkyskills1
Thu Nov 05, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England squads announced for SA tour
Replies: 2
Views: 371

Re: England squads announced for SA tour

I'm guessing Livingstone is in solely for his batting.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Nov 04, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Results on 20th March 1965
Replies: 21
Views: 673

Re: Results on 20th March 1965

claretfern wrote:
Wed Nov 04, 2020 10:46 pm
I watched the same docu.
The other player was Ernie Hunt.
Ernie Hunt was one of the two players involved in the infamous free kick(Willie Carr was the other) scored by Coventry in 70/71 against Everton I think. Flicking the ball up to be volleyed by another player was outlawed soon after.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Nov 04, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Results on 20th March 1965
Replies: 21
Views: 673

Re: Results on 20th March 1965

Leisure wrote:
Wed Nov 04, 2020 6:16 pm
Just look at some of those attendances! Div 1 - Villa - 14,455 / Rovers - 8,990 / Leicester - 11,929 / Liverpool - 28,465 / Div 2 Man City - 12,804
Must have looked very empty at Anfield if they were all stood on the Kop.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Nov 04, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Late goal wins point before I hobble home with a London Claret
Replies: 13
Views: 693

Re: ARTICLE: Late goal wins point before I hobble home with a London Claret

Back to 1972 and another away draw - as an aside, my injury still plagues me to this day. See link https://www.uptheclarets.com/late-goal-wins-point-before-i-hobble-home-with-a-london-claret Information wasn't as forthcoming in 1972 as it is nowadays but somehow I'd found out we were 3-1 down(Grand...
by Silkyskills1
Tue Nov 03, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diego Maradona
Replies: 50
Views: 1372

Re: Diego Maradona

I remember us having a Pele v Maradona discussion one Saturday morning at Gawthorpe. I was very much in the Pele camp whilst Vince Overson, who would have been too young to appreciate Pele, was in the Maradona camp. It was Jeff Taylor who worked in the youth department at the time who nailed it whe...
by Silkyskills1
Tue Nov 03, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley's FA Youth Cup winners
Replies: 33
Views: 1352

Re: Burnley's FA Youth Cup winners

First game at Turf Moor was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch if I recall correctly.
by Silkyskills1
Tue Nov 03, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diego Maradona
Replies: 50
Views: 1372

Re: Diego Maradona

Superb footballer, superb captain when he literally dragged an average national team over the line to win the World Cup in 1986.
by Silkyskills1
Tue Nov 03, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Claret photo help.
Replies: 31
Views: 1722

Re: Claret photo help.

Definitely Nobby Stiles and Ian Towers in the picture. Think this was a game in the disastrous run-in of 61-62 where Manchester United played defender,Noel Cantwell, an Irish international, at centre forward and he scored two goals in their victory.
by Silkyskills1
Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Surely draw best for us Fulham v West Brom ?
Replies: 49
Views: 1690

Re: Surely draw best for us Fulham v West Brom ?

Surely indicative of the plight we find ourselves in that we are already asking such a question. Usually occurs with half a dozen games left in a season not half a dozen games in. We have to win games which requires us scoring and that looks another cause for concern currently.
by Silkyskills1
Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should Robbie Brady get a run of starts?
Replies: 58
Views: 3107

Re: Should Robbie Brady get a run of starts?

Three years nearly since his injury before which,admittedly, he was playing well. It would be interesting to know how many minutes he's played in league games since then. A 'no' from me unless he has to be used to get 11 players on at the start.
by Silkyskills1
Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Can we survive in the PL WITHOUT outside investment?
Replies: 63
Views: 2040

Re: Can we survive in the PL WITHOUT outside investment?

Hbclaret007 wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:18 am
No guarantees we will survive with investment! - See Fulham for example..
More guaranteed that we won't without it.
by Silkyskills1
Sat Oct 31, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: It’s a tough road to be on
Replies: 7
Views: 901

Re: ARTICLE: It’s a tough road to be on

Chelsea were far better than us in every aspect of the game but I expected that before kick off considering the quality at their disposal. I'm far from convinced about our manager's take on the game. A lot of careless play from us, passing especially and for players that have decent experience at th...
by Silkyskills1
Fri Oct 30, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nobby Stiles
Replies: 28
Views: 1325

Re: Nobby Stiles

Born and brought up in Collyhurst, North Manchester next to where I lived in the 1960's. No 'softies' from there. RIP to a real battler.
by Silkyskills1
Fri Oct 30, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JBG
Replies: 40
Views: 2789

Re: JBG

I've commented on JBG's fitness on here several times in the last couple of seasons and am frustrated, as he must be, with his latest setback but some of the posts on here are unfair and not called for. He's not trying to be injured and I recall several posts re: Steven Defour to be very similar.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Oct 28, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: A draw at Millwall despite blind as a bat referee
Replies: 8
Views: 686

Re: ARTICLE: A draw at Millwall despite blind as a bat referee

I just had to travel from South West London for this one and arrived in plenty of time; too much time in truth because that part of London wasn't one you needed to be in with time on your hands. Anyway, I managed a quiet pint and then got myself on what I would describe their equivalent of our Longs...
by Silkyskills1
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Son goal denies us a much deserved point
Replies: 16
Views: 885

Re: REPORT: Son goal denies us a much deserved point

claret3561 wrote:
Tue Oct 27, 2020 7:30 pm
It must be just me but i swear westy was fouled by kane as he was trying to stop the ball going for the corner that led to the goal
We thought the same. He was pushed into wall perimeter but Oliver wouldn't have been watching that.