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by JohnDearyMe
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester predictions...
Replies: 64
Views: 1930

Re: Leicester predictions...

3-0 home win
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: JBG out for weeks
Replies: 58
Views: 2666

Re: ARTICLE: JBG out for weeks

Such a shame for JBG. There's a great player in there but he's constantly getting injured
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tubby Football Players
Replies: 67
Views: 1802

Re: Tubby Football Players

Peter Swan?
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 151
Views: 7515

Re: Danny Drinkwater

jrgbfc wrote:I doubt it. I'd say it's more likely he's nowhere near ready.


Thanks. Fingers crossed that Hendrick gets through the Ireland match unscathed tomorrow then!
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 151
Views: 7515

Re: Danny Drinkwater

Does anyone know if it's likely Drinkwater will be in the squad for Saturday's game?
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League TV Appearances 2019/20
Replies: 35
Views: 3471

Re: Premier League TV Appearances 2019/20

Tv dates released late again. Bet there are lots of people hoping to sort out train travel down for the Spurs game
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covers
Replies: 72
Views: 1929

Re: Covers

Pimlico_Claret wrote:Million miles away


Not sure why any artist would cover that song in the first place. Cannot imagine it ever being bettered
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covers
Replies: 72
Views: 1929

Re: Covers

Decent effort but doesn't come close to Glen Campbell's masterpiece for me
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JBG injured.
Replies: 66
Views: 5344

Re: JBG injured.

Big opportunity for Brady to get back in the starting 11
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JBG injured.
Replies: 66
Views: 5344

Re: JBG injured.

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Not really this is a myth. 98 games in 3seasons is hardly injury prone.


Unfortunately compared to the rest of our squad he picks up a lot of injuries
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JBG injured.
Replies: 66
Views: 5344

Re: JBG injured.

He picks up an inordinate amount of injuries. Such a shame
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Czech Republic vs England
Replies: 153
Views: 3546

Re: Czech Republic vs England

Tricky Trevor wrote:A Canadian who represented them and us at youth level. Similar to Mount, had a great season on loan at Derby under Lampard.


Thanks. Just read that he was the one who scored that belter against Wolves for Chelsea a few weeks ago
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Czech Republic vs England
Replies: 153
Views: 3546

Re: Czech Republic vs England

FactualFrank wrote:Predicted line-up seems to be:

Pickford
Arnold Tomori Maguire Chilwell
Rice
Henderson Mount
Sancho Sterling
Kane

Although read reports of Abraham starting.


Who does Tomori play for? Not familiar with him
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Potential ticketing issues at West Ham
Replies: 21
Views: 1567

Re: Potential ticketing issues at West Ham

The only downside is that the Olympic stadium is one I have decided not to attend, as the view is naff anyway! The one time I went (evening match), I watched much of the match on the superb big screen, by accident! You watch when it is at the other end and suddenly realise they are now under your n...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pieters injury
Replies: 49
Views: 3865

Re: Pieters injury

Another Dyche signing who is tough physically. Fair play to him for trying to play on
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: All lit up in Folkestone
Replies: 15
Views: 1003

Re: ARTICLE: All lit up in Folkestone

Regularly the case in the early 60's if my memory still serves me well. The first home internationals of.the season were always played in October and Mc and Alex Elder were regular starters for NI but.I can't recall a game of ours ever postponed due to international call-ups. Was the rationale that...
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wesley
Replies: 87
Views: 4596

Re: Wesley

Some interesting comments from the Villa forum about their play acting:

"Deano needs to bang some heads together, stop rolling round and holding faces etc , that’s not Villa"

"Can you imagine how Ron Saunders would have reacted to these pansies."
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bookings Against Villa
Replies: 12
Views: 1254

Re: Bookings Against Villa

Considering who was officiating it was expected but every time you watch him its like he really gets a kick out of it The way he rushes to his pocket to wave his buzz is a real art to be seen :o I was watching the incident in the in the 23 min where Barnes was absolutely flattened in the middle of ...
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley F C in pictures
Replies: 490
Views: 26344

Re: Burnley F C in pictures

Beehole67 wrote:Mark Monnington and Craig Short 89.


Anyone know what the story is behind the banner in that 1989 photo?

"The Board

Burnley's Suicide Squad

'Writ' by Chalkie Whites

Fan club solicitors "
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: has anyone stopped drinking completely?
Replies: 79
Views: 2632

Re: has anyone stopped drinking completely?

Since having kids I find myself just having a few on a couple of evenings a week whist watching tele with the wife. However since having kids I have had the opportunity a few times to really drink, be it a stag do, a wedding, work night out etc. On a few of those occasions I have got leathered, bli...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wesley
Replies: 87
Views: 4596

Re: Wesley

He might well dive and go down easy but if them and you were on the match you wouldnt have seen what exactly happened and how he looked and how the players close to him reacted for this specific situation. Anyhow my original comment was because the poster had a go at the lad for getting a kick in t...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wesley
Replies: 87
Views: 4596

Re: Wesley

Im not sure if he was out cold but he looked in a bad way. What I do know is that it was nothing to do with a kick in the rib like the OP said. You could see the players round him looked very concerned and the medical staff carefully took their time with him. This idea he faked it all is just ridic...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stoke
Replies: 35
Views: 1811

Re: Stoke

Wonder what has gone wrong for them? On the face of it Jones seemed a good appointment; good, young up and coming manager.
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa tickets haven’t arrived
Replies: 5
Views: 1060

Re: Villa tickets haven’t arrived

Same happened for me for an away game at Watford the other season. As Tony says just ring the ticket office first thing in the morning, they were very helpful. Got my tickets from a member of staff at Watford
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: JBG back in contention for Villa
Replies: 30
Views: 2063

Re: ARTICLE: JBG back in contention for Villa

Thanks. Never realised he had strung that many together
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: JBG back in contention for Villa
Replies: 30
Views: 2063

Re: ARTICLE: JBG back in contention for Villa

JBG started every game before his latest injury which suggests SD has him ahead of Lennon. The problem with JBG is his injuries. Apart from one run of games in 2017/18 it's been stop/start for him in all his three seasons at Burnley. but fit or not, I can't imagine him starting tomorrow. Out of int...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa v Clarets : Score Predictions
Replies: 56
Views: 1604

Re: Villa v Clarets : Score Predictions

3-1 to Villa.
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Athletic
Replies: 49
Views: 3480

Re: The Athletic

The Burnley correspondent is a Liverpool fan who has just graduated - it's his first job. Remarkable really given they've been signing up a lot of well known local journalists to cover specific clubs - such as Phil Hay (Leeds), Paul Taylor (Nottm Forest), Andy Naylor (Brighton) etc. There are some ...
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aston Villa (away) - General Info Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 4427

Re: Aston Villa (away) - General Info Thread

Rowls wrote:Yes and no, depending on what entrance you go in.

It's at street level on one side and below ground from another.


Thanks, think i know which one you mean.
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Portsmouth vs Southampton
Replies: 41
Views: 1739

Re: Portsmouth vs Southampton

ClaretTony wrote:He never missed a pen for us but is that three now for Stoke?


Think you're right. Very reliable from the spot for us. Bet he can't believe what's going on at the moment. Presume they will sack the manager soon
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Portsmouth vs Southampton
Replies: 41
Views: 1739

Re: Portsmouth vs Southampton

Sam Vokes' nightmare move to Stoke manages to get even worse
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aston Villa (away) - General Info Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 4427

Re: Aston Villa (away) - General Info Thread

Frequent brum several times a year with work.. The post office vaults was recommended to me but found the stale smell of sweat and beer choice not to my taste. Cherry Reds had a few decent beers Brew dog is opposite it too if that’s up your street. Near the vaults is pure craft which had some decen...
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referee confirmed for Aston Villa game
Replies: 32
Views: 1809

Re: Referee confirmed for Aston Villa game

jdrobbo wrote:His last Burnley game was the 3-0 win at West Ham and he handled the game and the situation (hostile) absolutely brilliantly


In fairness that was a good day out and i can't remember having any complaints about the ref
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bruce Springsteen premier rock star
Replies: 35
Views: 1491

Re: Bruce Springsteen premier rock star

I’ve never been any more than a Greatest Hits fan, but I went with my Wife, Her Sister and Her Husband(a massive fan, who sadly died earlier this year) to the Concer in Hyde Park a few years back; the one where Paul McCartney encored an the plug was pulled after two songs. That concer was amazing! ...
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Norwich at the Turf – a view from the other side
Replies: 8
Views: 2736

Re: ARTICLE: Norwich at the Turf – a view from the other side

Interesting and reasonably fair reaction from the guy who covers Norwich for The Athletic website. "It's like getting beaten up by your older brother" :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQ1Ee5veV2w Good assessment. Reminds me of fruitless away day trips to more savvy and seasoned Premiers...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Sep 21, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jeff Hendrick
Replies: 71
Views: 4236

Re: Jeff Hendrick

What are the chances of him signing a new contract?
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Sep 21, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 151
Views: 7515

Re: Danny Drinkwater

Any update on his fitness situation?
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton vs Bournemouth
Replies: 31
Views: 1558

Re: Southampton vs Bournemouth

Great start to the season from Bournemouth
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norwich predicted scoreline
Replies: 58
Views: 3121

Re: Norwich predicted scoreline

1-3
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow, these fixtures haven't fallen well...
Replies: 20
Views: 2770

Re: TV Fixtures for November

I would imagine the issues on that weekend will be relating to the journey(s) to and from London rather than actually in London. 3 sets of fans on the same train down, or stopping at services if driving will be harder to Police than a few hundred all at Euston or Kings Cross at the same time. I wou...
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Stokes hits out at The Sun
Replies: 68
Views: 3657

Re: Ben Stokes hits out at The Sun

A truly awful newspaper.
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Brighton & Hove Albion v Burnley – Ticket Information
Replies: 11
Views: 1029

Re: 2019/20: Brighton & Hove Albion v Burnley – Ticket Information

The queues do move reasonably quickly. Biggest problem today was Brighton to London trains being cancelled. Left us a bit tight for the Manchester train at Euston but we made it. If I make the 10:10 X43 I should be home by 11:15. Good luck! At least the late equalizer has hopefully made the journey...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sussex by the Sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 283
Views: 7884

Re: Sussex by the Sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Vegas Claret wrote:Wolves in reverse


Just what i was thinking. Always better to be on the right side of the last minute goals
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Brighton & Hove Albion v Burnley – Ticket Information
Replies: 11
Views: 1029

Re: 2019/20: Brighton & Hove Albion v Burnley – Ticket Information

814 last season but that was for a tea time kick off with no trains from London - but can't be much more tomorrow given we've sent tickets back. My journey starts tomorrow with the X43 to Manchester. That is a long slog of a journey. Always find the train situation after the game at Brighton the fr...
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Dyche speaks on Drinkwater
Replies: 82
Views: 5129

Re: ARTICLE: Dyche speaks on Drinkwater

Another frustrating injury for JBG. Seems to regularly pick up niggles that keep him out for a few weeks. We're lucky that Cork & Westwood are a lot more durable in that respect
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drink water injury
Replies: 463
Views: 30686

Re: Drink water injury

Can't access that article without paying. Does it say if he's participating in full training yet?
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drink water injury
Replies: 463
Views: 30686

Re: Drink water injury

Would have loved to have been a fly on the wall when he met Dyche today
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Australia 4th Test
Replies: 451
Views: 12889

Re: England v Australia 4th Test

Bordeauxclaret wrote:Saved the test by avoiding a follow on they wouldn’t have enforced anyway?

Let’s hope you are right.


Wonder if some of our batters have the ability and mentality to try and play for time
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drink water injury
Replies: 463
Views: 30686

Re: Drink water injury

Any truth to this?
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Aston Villa v Burnley – Ticket Information
Replies: 113
Views: 9286

Re: 2019/20: Aston Villa v Burnley – Ticket Information

Granny WeatherWax wrote:Option to increase to 3000 depending on sales.


Good to hear. Would have struggled to get a ticket if we only take 1,500

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