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by JohnDearyMe
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Burnley 1998
Replies: 28
Views: 1431

Re: City v Burnley 1998

Never felt as intimidated at a football ground before or since.

Good result though considering the team we turned out
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets fortunes turn for the better against the pub team
Replies: 23
Views: 944

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets fortunes turn for the better against the pub team

It says John Williamson came on and replaced Cowan. Was he a youth team player? I've no memory of him
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Post one football picture
Replies: 46
Views: 2531

Re: Post one football picture

Image
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Score prediction v Palace...
Replies: 20
Views: 445

Re: Score prediction v Palace...

Forgot how well we played in this game
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Plymouth 1994 play-off semi first leg
Replies: 55
Views: 2231

Re: Burnley v Plymouth 1994 play-off semi first leg

Sausage wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:54 am
Mark Briggs' commentary though. :oops:
"What is the Argyll defence doing you wonder?"
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: One In One Out Under Operation At Colne ASDA
Replies: 23
Views: 1339

Re: One In One Out Under Operation At Colne ASDA

Good to hear. Bodes well for the next few weeks/months
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: One In One Out Under Operation At Colne ASDA
Replies: 23
Views: 1339

Re: One In One Out Under Operation At Colne ASDA

Sounds like a sensible approach. Was there a particularly long queue outside or have things started to calm down a bit on that front?
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Refunds on rail tickets
Replies: 11
Views: 671

Re: Refunds on rail tickets

Thanks for the heads up
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diego Maradona
Replies: 52
Views: 1611

Re: Diego Maradona

Superb documentary
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC v PNE
Replies: 71
Views: 1286

Re: BFC v PNE

Did they have footage of the Preston keeper having a major meltdown at the end and almost coming to blows with some Burnley fans in the Jimmy Mac?

Remains one of the funniest things I've seen at the Turf
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kenny Rodgers RIP
Replies: 16
Views: 627

Re: Kenny Rodgers RIP

Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town is crying out for a coronavirus era remake
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff 0 Burnley 2 1992
Replies: 32
Views: 1557

Re: Cardiff 0 Burnley 2 1992

I was in the same minibus as 1fatclaret: The journey down took about a week in a 25 year old vehicle. We stopped for a few beers at a working men's club on the outskirts of town. I went for a slash and an OAP asked me if we were Burnley supporters. When I said yes he spat on my shoes. Arriving at t...
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Mar 19, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who are the ESSENTIAL workers?
Replies: 43
Views: 1339

Re: Who are the ESSENTIAL workers?

No mention of care workers yet?
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's the point of allowing three of each item per customer?
Replies: 61
Views: 1715

Re: What's the point of allowing three of each item per customer?

aggi wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:36 pm
In my local Sainsbury's the Stella, Amstel, etc were all gone but the real ale shelves still had loads of stuff.
Lucky escape!
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newsagents by Turf
Replies: 66
Views: 3031

Re: Newsagents by Turf

Hi again, Give my regards to your Dad. We were at college in London, at separate colleges, and managed to see the Clarets there in the First Division. We haven’t seen much of each other since those days but I hope he is well and looking after the scrap books he kept of the Clarets seasons when we w...
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why is our death rate so high for CV19?
Replies: 62
Views: 2181

Re: Why is our death rate so high for CV19?

Regarding HDU nurses, no it’s not easy but I think the plan will be HDU nurses will be overseen and assisted by ITU nurses. It’s normally a ratio of 1 ITU nurse to 1 patient. Anyone who has worked on ITU will tell you it’s much easier looking after 1 sedated and ventilated ITU patient than 2 HDU pa...
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football on TV
Replies: 15
Views: 801

Re: Football on TV

Looking forward to Saturday night on Channel 4 at 9.00p.m. - Maradona. Love him or hate him "hand of God" & all that, without doubt one of the greatest in my lifetime. There's a documentary on Netflix about Maradona's spell at managing a Mexican football team in the Sinaloa area. Quite a good watch...
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Mar 17, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Planning anything constructive with your extra time?
Replies: 52
Views: 1309

Re: Planning anything constructive with your extra time?

FactualFrank wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:17 pm
There's 195, and could do approaching 140 I guess.

I'm going to have a look on Youtube for learning by audio types.
Good luck!
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Planning anything constructive with your extra time?
Replies: 52
Views: 1309

Re: Planning anything constructive with your extra time?

As I work from home (online marketing), probably not all that much different to what I normally do, as my work won't really be impacted as more people will be online. Although, there's been things I've wanted to do - such as learn every capital city in the world. You know... sad things like that. T...
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newsagents by Turf
Replies: 66
Views: 3031

Re: Newsagents by Turf

Hi JohnDearyMe, Yes I went to St Mary’s College but I lived in Burnley until my early 20’s. However, I was very friendly with a lad from Haslingden, (the elder brother of Silkyskills), if M.E. is your dad then he will know who I am. We went on the Turf together in our teens. That's right. He sends ...
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newsagents by Turf
Replies: 66
Views: 3031

Re: Newsagents by Turf

Hi BFC, Yes, Joe was my grandad and moved to the retirement bungalows behind the Turf. Naturally his local was the Park View. I did wonder about the description you gave of my sister who never wore glasses. Who did you get the correction from and the news about Joe? I had a word with my sister abou...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League crowds should be good today
Replies: 24
Views: 1357

Re: National League crowds should be good today

TheFamilyCat wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:17 pm
The mrs has stockpiled so I'm going to nick a few and throw them on the pitch (like the good old days).
Haha that brought back memories. When did ticker tape and lobbing bog roll on the pitch stop?
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are you doing anything different.....
Replies: 37
Views: 866

Re: Are you doing anything different.....

Washing my hands a hell of a lot more than usual which has lead to my eczema flaring up. Not worried for myself but my wife has Interstitial lung disease and is immunosuppressed so we're trying very hard to minimise her risk. She was in hospital for 4 weeks with pneumonia in January and she really ...
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joey Barton
Replies: 25
Views: 2862

Re: Joey Barton

Claret32yrs wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:22 am
As per your user name. John Deary was similar. Remember him grabbing Dean Kiely by the throat at York. He was a no nonsense general at lower level.
Haha i bet Kiely wasn't expecting that after taking a swipe at Painter!
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joey Barton
Replies: 25
Views: 2862

Re: Joey Barton

Claret32yrs wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:13 pm
Certainly was something we lacked and to a degree still do. A midfield general. His positional play, use of the ball and the ability to grab the game by the scruff of the neck.
Yes he was a genuine leader on the pitch for us.
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PFA Young Player of the Year
Replies: 8
Views: 1008

Re: PFA Young Player of the Year

Calvert Lewin has to be up there. I thought he was average. But Ancelotti has taken him to another level. Abraham has been excellent. Rashford until his injury. Ramsdale and Henderson. Lots of competition. I've not watched enough premier league football to know much about them beyond the fact they'...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PFA Young Player of the Year
Replies: 8
Views: 1008

PFA Young Player of the Year

What other players other than McNeil do you think will be in the running for the prize this season? Alexander-Arnold at Liverpool?

Bet there won't be many others ahead of him.
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wood Poleaxed
Replies: 67
Views: 4681

Re: Wood Poleaxed

No idea why it wasn't given by VAR. It's a clear and obvious foul, in the box. Moss didn't think so, so it's a clear and obvious error. I'd go as far as to say it was a more obvious error than the penalty VAR did award us against Bournemouth. Its exactly the sort of incident VAR was brought in to d...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Tottenham - Player Ratings
Replies: 60
Views: 3142

Re: Burnley v Tottenham - Player Ratings

Both Arsenal and Spurs will have left the Turf feeling very grateful to have claimed a point. Sign of a good season.

Pope 7
Bardsley 6
Tarkowski 8
Mee 8
Taylor 7
Hendrick 6
Westwood 8
Cork 7
McNeil 8*
Rodriguez 6
Wood 8

Vydra 7
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How Selfish...........
Replies: 39
Views: 3008

Re: How Selfish...........

Wood and Vydra linked up quite well
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs tonight
Replies: 39
Views: 1880

Re: Spurs tonight

Can imagine they'll be very fired up for Saturday given their recent performances
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scousers
Replies: 103
Views: 2937

Re: Scousers

Hopey1786 wrote:
Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:35 am
Scousers are the vermin of England
Are you as hateful towards any other groups of people or just ones from Liverpool?
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The rise of Joey Barton
Replies: 24
Views: 2365

Re: The rise of Joey Barton

Did anything come of his arrest at Barnsley or has it just not reached court yet?
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dad
Replies: 54
Views: 3219

Re: Dad

Very poignant thread. Wonder what some of the dad's mentioned on here from older generations would make of the modern era of football?
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Feb 29, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley 4 For England (article)
Replies: 19
Views: 2015

Re: Burnley 4 For England (article)

Reading over the last few weeks on here Tarkowski is the best english ch only second in the league to VVD Mee should be in the England squad Taylor is the best english right back which would put him in the top 3/4 in the league Pope the best english GK and probably in the top 3/4 in the league Burn...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley 4 For England (article)
Replies: 19
Views: 2015

Re: Burnley 4 For England (article)

jrgbfc wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:03 am
I'd still have a fit Luke Shaw ahead of Taylor for now. Not much in it though. If Taylor keeps performing I'm sure he'll make the squad soon.
Shaw looks like he has really piled on the pounds. Shame as he looked promising when he first came through
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Oldham Athletic ..
Replies: 20
Views: 1499

Re: Oldham Athletic ..

Is that the last time we played them? The 3-3 at Boundary Park?
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 5181
Views: 96559

Re: Coronavirus

Just read some of the silly claims on here regarding life in Singapore. Just asked a mate who works out there if much has changed recently and they said

"business as usual (except having my temperature checked each time I enter or exit the office, and washing my hands more often)"
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next redevelopment at the Turf .... ?
Replies: 136
Views: 6746

Re: Next redevelopment at the Turf .... ?

Would be good if something could be done to speed up the process of getting a drink at half time.

Revolutionary idea admittedly
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Personal message for Dwight McNeil
Replies: 31
Views: 2985

Re: Personal message for Dwight McNeil

Fitting tribute to Brian Pilkington. Great to see the tradition of some great wing play continuing with McNeil
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McNeil
Replies: 39
Views: 2266

Re: McNeil

FactualFrank wrote:
Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:41 pm
There's no panic from our POV.

Like I've said before, if he makes the England squad for the summer that could add more to his price tag. Especially if he plays and does well.
Has he been linked with a full international call up yet? Can't be a million miles off
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Westwood interview in the Telegraph
Replies: 55
Views: 3708

Re: Westwood interview in the Telegraph

Unarguably. You’re more likely to survive a car crash than a plane crash, mind. Very true. Was just wondering if it was something the club and/or the insurers had ever flagged up as a cause for concern given the game is increasingly monetised. Perhaps not. Anyway, good to see the team spirit we have.
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Westwood interview in the Telegraph
Replies: 55
Views: 3708

Re: Westwood interview in the Telegraph

Lord Beamish wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:03 am
The whole team(minus the manager)flew back from Southampton. One accident...
Would suggest that car accidents are slightly more prevalent than plane ones
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Westwood interview in the Telegraph
Replies: 55
Views: 3708

Re: Westwood interview in the Telegraph

Burnley Ace wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:41 pm
Wonder what the insurance premium is for Barn West Cabs!!
Am slightly surprised that so many of them are allowed to drive in together. One accident and we could be in trouble
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Westwood interview in the Telegraph
Replies: 55
Views: 3708

Re: Westwood interview in the Telegraph

summitclaret wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:54 pm
He has said that he is a poor man's Carrick. Well we claim to be poor and he is ours. I am so glad he is. Fantastic signing. What a bargain.
Remember Brady getting most of the attention when they both signed together but what a signing Westwood has been. Excellent value too
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: View from our Head of European & International recruitment
Replies: 139
Views: 5558

Re: View from our Head of European & International recruitment

Great stuff, thanks for posting Father Jack. Really interesting hearing those comments and particularly where he alluded we were at a crossroads in terms of strategy replacing the 5 or 6 older players. I suspect we'll be buying for now and that has to be the right approach, gamble on too many young...
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Storm Vydra
Replies: 40
Views: 2804

Re: REPORT: Storm Vydra

Fantastic result and performance given the conditions. Not surprised that Dyche chose to have a subtle and justified dig at Gibson and his lack of professionalism in his post match comments either
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra
Replies: 132
Views: 7119

Re: Vydra

Wonder who will replace him on the bench if Wood is out next game? Do we have any strikers in the U23 capable of stepping up?
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton game v weather !
Replies: 78
Views: 6166

Re: Southampton game v weather !

agreenwood wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:56 am
Should have been called off yesterday.
Why is that?

Glad they didn't anyway
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Feb 15, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra
Replies: 132
Views: 7119

Re: Vydra

FactualFrank wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 2:47 pm
The guy behind...


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