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by JohnDearyMe
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions vs Hammers
Replies: 31
Views: 1049

Re: Predictions vs Hammers

2-0 West Ham
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackpool v Burnley 1990
Replies: 26
Views: 1453

Re: Blackpool v Burnley 1990

Was the guy being arrested 93/94? I was at that game and thought it was later. Wasn't he being interviewed infront of the paddock holding Burnley fans I have a hazy memory of the documentary that was made. Think the guy had a series of paving stones put down in his back garden after an artist got s...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Utility XI
Replies: 37
Views: 1278

Re: Burnley Utility XI

CharlieinNewMexico wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:19 am
My god if Waddle played centre half there better be video evidence
Vaguely remember him playing the sweeper role for us on occasion
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 858
Views: 68568

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

Interesting bit from his press conference today: when asked about the new on-line talent thing which I cannot name he showed little interest, saying basically "that's more for the recruitment people" Isn't this AI scouting thing not primarily for the youth and development team recruitment rather th...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackpool v Burnley 1990
Replies: 26
Views: 1453

Re: Blackpool v Burnley 1990

The exit from the Spion Kip was a death trap. All the terrace exited by one bottle neck walkway at the side. Being shuffled along unable to move your arms. Was always relieved when I reached the exit gate as a young lad. Wonder how many Burnley fans were on the Kop at Blackpool for those derbies in...
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Recent home matches vs Man Utd
Replies: 14
Views: 818

Re: Recent home matches vs Man Utd

From memory I think someone messed up and it allowed them to take the lead last year. It might even have (uncharacteristically) been Taylor? Up to then we were well in the game and still had a shout right up to the very end when we were inevitably chasing a goal. Against these teams your little err...
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Recent home matches vs Man Utd
Replies: 14
Views: 818

Recent home matches vs Man Utd

Since Robbie Blake's amazing winner against Man Utd have we managed to carve out any genuine goal scoring chances against them at home? Other than the shot from Jones that hit the bar from distance I'm struggling to think of any. Seems strange how flat we have generally been against them at home giv...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets v MKD Match thread
Replies: 1011
Views: 11791

Re: Clarets v MKD Match thread

Is anyone surprised at this stage of Dyche's reign regarding our approach to cup games?

They are just a sideshow for him. Can't say I'm too bothered either
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD press conference at 4pm
Replies: 114
Views: 6258

Re: SD press conference at 4pm

ClaretTony wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:34 pm
I saw that again the other day. It’s a clear red for me but the assistant with the perfect view doesn’t even give a free kick.
Definitely. I also forgot about the awful tackle he recieved against Lincoln in the FA Cup
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD press conference at 4pm
Replies: 114
Views: 6258

Re: SD press conference at 4pm

ClaretTony wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 4:40 pm
On JBG: "He's made real good progress, he's played a couple of reserve games and he's certainly in contention and in our thinking."
I hope he has better luck in this cup game if he plays and is spared a clattering
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your favourite FA Cup tie
Replies: 108
Views: 1856

Re: Your favourite FA Cup tie

I can't imagine what Sheffield United were expecting. No tickets required ! The 'away end' on Bramhall Lane had 2 tiers with a seated upper level. The whole end was full way before kickoff and had a capacity of around 10,000. Another section had to be made available in the stand next to their home ...
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your favourite FA Cup tie
Replies: 108
Views: 1856

Re: Your favourite FA Cup tie

Mine would be the 2-2 draw away to Sheffield in the 90s. The ending was disappointing but at the time it was exciting to see us go in front against top flight opposition and the atmosphere in the away end was fantastic (despite the crush)
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When we were crap - players you feared.
Replies: 109
Views: 2353

Re: When we were crap - players you feared.

David Lee - Bolton winger
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Jan 03, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pace interview
Replies: 316
Views: 13341

Re: Alan Pace Interview: Mail online

ClaretTony wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:27 pm
Hence my references over the past few weeks to having already got interests in Lancashire & also their reluctance re alcohol.
Wonder if they'll be frequenting the temperance bar in Rawtenstall, Mr Fitzpatricks? Might be why he has been house hunting in Rossendale?!
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who will be the first signing under ALK
Replies: 123
Views: 11067

Re: Who will be the first signing under ALK

I'm interested to see whether the takeover will lead to us making signings earlier in the transfer window or whether we'll have to wait until the tail end
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Dec 31, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The wait is over - ALK Capital buy Burnley FC
Replies: 219
Views: 8549

Re: The wait is over - ALK Capital buy Burnley FC

ClaretTony wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 7:56 pm
I think you mean the Glazers and in any case your suspicions are not fact, just your suspicions.
I also highly doubt the Glazers approach would work at Burnley. We might be able to give them a good game on the pitch but as a club they are on another planet commercially
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Dec 31, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barry Kilby and the departing directors
Replies: 84
Views: 4593

Re: Barry Kilby and the departing directors

bodge wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:50 pm
A working title for the Clive book should be "Holt, who goes there ?" with a picture of the flying jacket as the front cover.
Haha very good. I hope he does spill the beans about his time as a director, I'm sure it would be a good read.
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Dec 31, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Docherty - RIP
Replies: 49
Views: 1580

Re: Tommy Docherty - RIP

I enjoyed this snippet from the Guardian's obituary of him

The Glaswegian left to become manager of unfashionable Rotherham and memorably said: “I promised I would take Rotherham out of the Second Division – and I took them into the Third. The old chairman said: ‘Doc, you’re a man of your word!”’
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The wait is over - ALK Capital buy Burnley FC
Replies: 219
Views: 8549

Re: The wait is over - ALK Capital buy Burnley FC

I'd imagine they will try and boost our profile in different countries around the world, which will be interesting to see.

I wonder if they'll do things like look to try and bring in some high profile players who are coming to the end of their career to try and boost our profile etc
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Dec 31, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pace interview
Replies: 316
Views: 13341

Re: Pace interview

Bones wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:36 am
I'll keep an eye out for him in Bacup :D ;)
Maybe he can pump some cash into Bacup Borough too?!
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524713

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

ClaretTony wrote:
Mon Dec 28, 2020 7:42 pm
Dyche would have been gone by now had there been any vacancies. Other than West Brom for a few hours recently there hasn’t been a Premier League vacancy in 2020.
That's quite striking; a full calendar year and only one vacancy. I wonder when that last happened in the top flight?
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Brooker's antiviral wipe
Replies: 8
Views: 814

Re: Charlie Brooker's antiviral wipe

Yes very funny although the clips of our incompetent politicians at the start of the pandemic are painful to watch
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Whistle blows on Clarets at Leeds
Replies: 65
Views: 2173

Re: REPORT: Whistle blows on Clarets at Leeds

THEWELLERNUT70 wrote:
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:25 pm
It's a rare thing that an official and their team to receive around a 99% condemnation from a multitude of different outlets for an appalling display
I was just thinking the same thing. Which made it all the more entertaining to see a poster on here supporting the referee
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Dec 26, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boxing Day 1963
Replies: 24
Views: 790

Re: Boxing Day 1963

Noticed that Blackpool were still in the top flight at this point. At what stage did they cease to be a "force" in English football?
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley win Bloomfield Boxing Day Battle
Replies: 33
Views: 895

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley win Bloomfield Boxing Day Battle

Good read, sounds like a feisty affair.

In recent years it feels like we've not picked up too many wins on Boxing day but I'm imagining that's down to the fact we've generally played higher quality opponents
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Dec 24, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Christmas TV highlights 2020
Replies: 18
Views: 775

Re: Christmas TV highlights 2020

FactualFrank wrote:
Thu Dec 24, 2020 2:36 pm
I'm still trying to pack Christmas Day full of TV, any more suggestions?

There's a one-off episode of Blankety Blank hosted by Bradley Walsh, which could be a laugh. 7pm Christmas Day
Coco on bbc1 in the afternoon is a really good film from Pixar
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Dec 24, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 858
Views: 68568

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

Wayne Rooney been asked about links to Jones going to Derby in his press conference today. Refused to comment on it but interesting that he is being linked in this way if he was already on his way here. Bit more about this on this morning's BBC football transfer gossip page: Derby County boss Wayne...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Dec 19, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dead mans shoes movie
Replies: 36
Views: 1896

Re: Dead mans shoes movie

Devils_Advocate wrote:
Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:38 pm
Top top film but I prefer 'A Room for Romeo Brass' myself
Paddy Considine is excellent in that film. The scene where he threatens the young kid is very unnerving
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Dec 14, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ‘Big Six’ wins
Replies: 28
Views: 1410

Re: ‘Big Six’ wins

Ah yes. I stand corrected. Felt like a win as I was completely pi55ed, in hospitality with spurs fans and put £20 on wood to score next when he came on! And then met him after the game. Needless to say that and a weekend at Notting Hill Carnival means the only two things I remember clearly were the...
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ‘Big Six’ wins
Replies: 28
Views: 1410

Re: ‘Big Six’ wins

cricketfieldclarets wrote:
Sun Dec 13, 2020 10:59 pm


Spurs a couple of seasons ago was massive at the time. And to beat them away at Wembley was also special.

It felt like a win but do you mean the game when Wood equalised at the end?
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Dec 11, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley to Manchester Victoria ...
Replies: 15
Views: 1862

Re: Burnley to Manchester Victoria ...

I always use the bus if going to Manchester but that's for two reasons, I'm close to a bus stop and it's free with my bus pass. It is a regular service though and terminates just a few minutes walk from Piccadilly but I do take your point on the traffic problems. On occasions, if going in or coming...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Dec 11, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Beach Boys
Replies: 47
Views: 1851

Re: Beach Boys

I've always preferred the album, "Holland" Here's one of many cracking tracks from that album. All quite a departure from the norm. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdzC-3UPKbk&list=PLMxkpnetcodPO7SE9v4r0xPBlapx6VYAy&index=1 They did so really inventive and sometimes unusual stuff over the course of...
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Beach Boys
Replies: 47
Views: 1851

Re: Beach Boys

Brian Wilson - Our prayer/Gee. Not quite The Beech Boys but it'll do me !!! Really wish I could have got tickets for that gig. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wWBV3QCbGE&list=RDzS3LNn7HGyE&index=2 I saw him do the Smile album in Liverpool probably around 14 years ago. His backup band carried him t...
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Dec 08, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lava Ignite Building
Replies: 106
Views: 5189

Re: Lava Ignite Building

Interesting read but sad to hear about the situation in Burnley.

Although a few years ago there was no meaningful nightlife in Rawtenstall and now it is thriving (or at least was pre-pandemic) with a great mix of pubs and bars, so I'm sure things can turnaround in Burnley too
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A TOUCH OF CLASS FROM BIG CHRIS WOOD
Replies: 52
Views: 3209

Re: A TOUCH OF CLASS FROM BIG CHRIS WOOD

Yes we are Fretters - Tony Scholes has kindly invited us onto the Burnley Fc Supporters Group, and as a gesture, we are hoping to donate some of the money raised in our raffle in January to the food banks back home in the town. So every little helps - but what a draw that is getting the support of ...
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Dec 01, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: This is why
Replies: 87
Views: 3830

Re: This is why

That is a very upsetting watch. Can only applaud the work of those vicars and the work of people on here who have been involved in the foodbank collections at the Turf in recent times
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Nov 28, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wood and barnes
Replies: 27
Views: 2084

Re: Wood and barnes

Bigvince wrote:
Sat Nov 28, 2020 2:10 pm
Brownhill not on bench, hope he’s not injured
Back injury. Not sure how serious though
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maradona
Replies: 189
Views: 4462

Re: Maradona

What an incredible talent.
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Nov 25, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gordon Taylor to leave PFA
Replies: 23
Views: 1048

Re: Gordon Taylor to leave PFA

He's had a good run at the top of the PFA
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524713

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

jedi_master wrote:
Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:39 pm
John Deary?
Fingers crossed!
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jay or vydra signing
Replies: 105
Views: 4235

Re: Vydra to stay

Wellsy1882 wrote:
Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:59 am
Whos gunna take on wood really in the prem
Given his very good goalscoring record you'd imagine a sizeable number of clubs would be in for him
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524713

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

BenWickes wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:13 pm
The wheels have been in motion for a long time and you'll see some interesting and pleasing developments come mid January. Some of which will put a big smile on Clarets faces. Possibly even surprise a lot of you.
Progression beyond the 3rd round of the FA Cup?!

Seriously though, hope it pans out
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Nov 24, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JBG and Brady
Replies: 64
Views: 4149

Re: JBG and Brady

It's hard not to feel some sympathy for these two, because it's not like they choose to keep getting injured. They've both been very unfortunate, but in the case of Brady, it's probably time to seriously consider a career change. He, or his body, doesn't seem to be capable of being a professional f...
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524713

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

There’s a presumption that Farnell is involved in much more than the legal wranglings. The hysteria of the Charlton fans is whipping this up. Let’s be frank, your club was in a mess prior to his involvement. Let’s also acknowledge that any new owner will obviously win an easy PR battle by speaking ...
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524713

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

For all the posters on here who have questioned what Charlton fans and others have been saying about Farnell, please just do a bit of digging online. It's not hard to find evidence to support what I've been reading on here. The man sounds like an absolute bandit. I would prefer no takeover to the o...
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524713

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

This is the purchase of an entity that has a fluctuating value in the hundreds of millions of pounds, with numerous owners, hundreds of employees, thousands of stakeholders, numerous potential buyers and in an industry with very strict ownership regulations. Is it really a surprise that this is tak...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Nov 13, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clive Lawrence photos
Replies: 7
Views: 778

Re: Clive Lawrence photos

He's made a calendar with photos from that era with all the proceeds going to the Gary Parkinson charity. Great photos and a great cause
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Nov 13, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clive Lawrence photos
Replies: 7
Views: 778

Re: Clive Lawrence photos

Just had a look, great memories
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524713

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I think the board are in open rebellion with each other at the moment. Each vying to promote their own agenda/needs/wants and backing their respective bids. In respect to Mr Kilby, he is an outstanding human being and people like him are very few and far between in the business world. I'm led to be...
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski interview
Replies: 225
Views: 8459

Re: Tarks in the Telegraph - Why I am refusing to sign a new contract

Chester Perry wrote:
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:11 pm
In what way is an Executive Chairman - who is visible at every game and we are told is active in the day to day running of the club - absentee
With respects to facilitating new signings