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by Winstonswhite
Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch
Replies: 105
Views: 3598

Re: Crouch

Having seen him first hand at that level alongside Ings, Gray and even Austin I dont need to hear what they think. Yes I know you don’t but I think you’re barking up the wrong tree thinking we’d better off if we’d kept Vokes. He had a good few years with us but his time was up at the top level. For...
by Winstonswhite
Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch
Replies: 105
Views: 3598

Re: Crouch

I’d be interested to hear what Stoke fans think of Vokes. He’s scored once in 6 games and that’s a division lower. It wouldn’t surprise me if it was “how did this immobile lump play in the Premier League”.
by Winstonswhite
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Proportional representation..
Replies: 60
Views: 1002

Re: Proportional representation..

Imploding Turtle wrote:No we didn't. That wasn't for PR.


Ok yep you’re right, Alt Vote isn’t PR, I should have concentrated more in Politics lessons. :)
by Winstonswhite
Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Proportional representation..
Replies: 60
Views: 1002

Re: Proportional representation..

Has everyone forgotten we had a vote on this in 2011 and FPTP won.

Therefore we can’t possibly have another vote on it as it would be undemocratic and against the will of the people.
by Winstonswhite
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Contactless Payments
Replies: 94
Views: 2403

Re: Contactless Payments

Going to the football is the only time I ever need cash and inevitably I always forget to go the cash point on the way as in a rush etc etc. So it was so convenient when I sat in the CFS last season and I got at least two pints every game via contactless. Now I’ve retired to the Bob Lord, who don’t ...
by Winstonswhite
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs to play at new ground in April
Replies: 30
Views: 857

Re: Spurs to play at new ground in April

“Unfair”???!!!

Hilarious. Is this a forum for 12 year olds?!!
by Winstonswhite
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1st Half Injury Time
Replies: 19
Views: 1345

Re: 1st Half Injury Time

Never a penalty. But what a penalty. Hats off to Rashford.
by Winstonswhite
Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team that won 2-1 at Elland Road in 2004
Replies: 26
Views: 1655

Re: Team that won 2-1 at Elland Road in 2004

I’m confused. Surely it wasn’t Mark Yates on the bench or was it down to lack of numbers?
by Winstonswhite
Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Flint sparked out
Replies: 18
Views: 1460

Re: Flint sparked out

Music for the Jilted Generation was an absolute seminal album. Still brilliant now.

Pretty shocked he’s so young. Wonder what’s happened.
by Winstonswhite
Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank
Replies: 476
Views: 15748

Re: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank

That’s fine - absolutely nothing wrong with that. It’s naive though to think that the club doesn’t need to keep up with the market. Like it or not, people’s expectations increase and we have to think about making the football experience more appealing to a wider base of people. Importantly though, ...
by Winstonswhite
Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank
Replies: 476
Views: 15748

Re: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank

One or two people on this excellent thread are sailing a little close to the wind but hopefully we can all agree that there is nothing dodgy going on. It is simply a question of priorities. I see things very simply- The board have done a super job at stabilising the finances and investing in the te...
by Winstonswhite
Sun Mar 03, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank
Replies: 476
Views: 15748

Re: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank

Spijed wrote:Have you got any examples of a better run club?


You’re totally missing his point
by Winstonswhite
Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Violent crime in London
Replies: 110
Views: 2456

Re: Violent crime in London

What, are we going to start listing every incident in the UK?

Here’s one in Hale Barns last night

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-m ... r-47431163
by Winstonswhite
Sat Mar 02, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McNeil
Replies: 38
Views: 2004

Re: McNeil

I still can’t get my head around how after all the millions we’ve had running through the clubs coffers, it’s an 18 year old kid who has kept us (hopefully) in the Premier League this season*.

*Yes I realise it’s a slight exaggeration but you know where I’m coming from.
by Winstonswhite
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barley is FULL!
Replies: 122
Views: 6126

Re: Barley is FULL!

Fell race from Barley tomorrow morning, Turf in the afternoon. That’s what Saturdays in Spring were made for !
by Winstonswhite
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds v West Brom
Replies: 33
Views: 1659

Re: Leeds v West Brom

I like Leeds because their fans love being hated. Tell them they’re your second team and it really tips them over the edge.
by Winstonswhite
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Restricted view at Anfield
Replies: 27
Views: 1773

Re: Restricted view at Anfield

If you’re on the back row it is easily the worst view I’ve ever had to endure at a football match. I cant believe they’re allowed to sell them. In fact everyone who was in them ended up moving and standing elsewhere tbh.
by Winstonswhite
Sun Feb 24, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barley is FULL!
Replies: 122
Views: 6126

Re: Barley is FULL!

“I know today has been a nice day but the problem has been getting worse for a while, caused in part by the ridiculous eyesore known as the “Sculpture Trail”.” Surely anything that gets families and specifically kids out of the house for a day is a good thing? I agree it gets v busy but we are so lu...
by Winstonswhite
Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man U v Liverpool
Replies: 35
Views: 1220

Re: Man U v Liverpool

No chance. The poor lamb got a little knock. He’ll man up over half time.

*a little injection in the changing room no doubt...
by Winstonswhite
Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man U v Liverpool
Replies: 35
Views: 1220

Re: Man U v Liverpool

Imploding Turtle wrote:I'm not an expert but i think he's talking about Ole using all three subs in the first half, and Rashford's got a knock too.

But I could be wrong.


******* hell thats a first! Admitting you’re no expert.

Rashfords fine.
by Winstonswhite
Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man U v Liverpool
Replies: 35
Views: 1220

Re: Man U v Liverpool

“Now Man Utd have a real problem”

...as they replace Linguard with 350k a week Sanchez. FML Yes a massive problem!!
by Winstonswhite
Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Motd commentary
Replies: 47
Views: 4510

Re: Motd commentary

Step off your high horses, he’s in about Keown who I’m sure you’ll all agree is fair game for anything you want to say about
by Winstonswhite
Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Motd commentary
Replies: 47
Views: 4510

Re: Motd commentary

The world isnt against us and even at the game i didnt get too worried about their goal because we had benefitted ten minutes earlier from one we shouldnt have . More the point is the inconsistency in the media. Which can go against you. If the refs of next weeks game see spurs had a dubious goal a...
by Winstonswhite
Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Motd commentary
Replies: 47
Views: 4510

Re: Motd commentary

I’ve just watched it and yes they’ve highlighted the corner that shouldn’t have been because Pochettino was having ago at the ref about it, but they’ve done nothing but praise us.

Seriously why do people think the worlds against us when they clearly aren’t?
by Winstonswhite
Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets v Spurs predictions
Replies: 25
Views: 937

Re: Clarets v Spurs predictions

Our record against the top six is understandably terrible these last 4 seasons.

P43 W3 D10 L30

However maybe this rushing back of Kane is a good thing, and with a bit of luck we might grab something. 0-0!
by Winstonswhite
Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ashley Shameful
Replies: 32
Views: 2657

Re: Ashley Shameful

St James Park is a fantastic stadium. Sir John Hall or whoever designed it must have eeked out the maximum number of seats possible on the plot that was available. As Tony said those listed buildings totally impeded a symmetrical layout. Going back in history the old West Stand was one of my favouri...
by Winstonswhite
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Dunne
Replies: 34
Views: 3881

Re: Jimmy Dunne

Sunderland 3rd = every player sh!te and not fit to wear the shirt

Sunderland 2nd = “We’re on a roll, I can see us going straight through the Championship next season”
by Winstonswhite
Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jadon Sancho - on his way to Man U?
Replies: 17
Views: 1340

Re: Jadon Sancho - on his way to Man U?

Young players need to be playing 40+ games a year. He’d never have got that at City and never get it at Utd either. Foden, what’s he doing? 10 mins here and there. A cup game, 2 goals back to the bench. Consistent game time again and again and again is what’s needed. “But he learns so much training ...
by Winstonswhite
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Man Utd
Replies: 51
Views: 1382

Re: Chelsea v Man Utd

United playing really well
by Winstonswhite
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs game in Prague
Replies: 24
Views: 912

Re: Spurs game in Prague

We watched the Brighton game in the Lion and Ball. It was heaving. Probably pants down prices but I can’t remember tbh.
by Winstonswhite
Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Haydock races
Replies: 35
Views: 1976

Re: Haydock races

Foulthrow wrote:Is this a Hillsborough reference? If so, then wow. A shocking comment. And even more shocking that it gets likes. You do realise that what happened could have happened to any football supporters don’t you? And that it was the police’s fault.


Well said Foulthrow.
by Winstonswhite
Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 5173
Views: 53014

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I thought I’d never jump in with the spelling police, but seriously what is it with the word lose that is so hard to spell? It even sounds different to loose.
by Winstonswhite
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 5173
Views: 53014

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Brilliant Crosspool. Absolutely brilliant. You go round all the Leave voters and ask if that’s what they voted for! FML classic post that.
by Winstonswhite
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best Memory You Have Visiting A Small Ground
Replies: 109
Views: 3423

Re: Best Memory You Have Visiting A Small Ground

Mine was at the Gay Meadow in the Fa Cup! What a finish to the game that was. Brilliant.
by Winstonswhite
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Penrith 0 v Burnley 9 (NINE) FA Cup 1984
Replies: 43
Views: 1797

Re: Penrith 0 v Burnley 9 (NINE) FA Cup 1984

20+ minutes of highlights from 1984?! Absolutely fantastic. Great find, cheers for the link!
by Winstonswhite
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Championship on red button tonight
Replies: 100
Views: 3543

Re: Championship on red button tonight

So the horse fiddlers were getting a bit giddy earlier this season, Mowbray was this, Dyche was that...

They’ve now lost more this season (11 in 32 games) than our Sean has at that level over 2 seasons- (10 in 92 games!).
by Winstonswhite
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scholes at Oldham
Replies: 27
Views: 2056

Re: Scholes at Oldham

No, definitely Scholes was at least a couple of years prior to Phil Neville. Think it was about the time Beckham had gone to Preston but that might be memory playing tricks. Oh right. I thought you meant the 4-2 defeat to Utd in the Lancashire youth cup at the turf in 94. Phil Neville was head and ...
by Winstonswhite
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scholes at Oldham
Replies: 27
Views: 2056

Re: Scholes at Oldham

I was privileged to see him in that United youth cup game when they gave the young clarets a right mauling, (sure CT will fill in the blanks if he sees this and can be bothered) there were some good kids out there but Scholes was on a completely different level, even then. I've kept a distant watch...
by Winstonswhite
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds looking at Lennon
Replies: 45
Views: 3310

Re: Leeds looking at Lennon

For a small squad with have a lot of sicknotes,Defour,Brady,Lennon,JBG i can excuse the latter as he is usually out for short periods and when he plays can be effective with goals and assists,but the other 3 have offered little this season and are stealing a wage,i personally wouldn't have taken th...
by Winstonswhite
Sun Feb 03, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester v Man U
Replies: 16
Views: 940

Re: Leicester v Man U

Take it you missed the home game!
by Winstonswhite
Sun Feb 03, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Superbowl
Replies: 150
Views: 2014

Re: Superbowl

I've always found it really weird how, every time an NFL thread gets started here, a few people will pop in just to tell everyone how much they don't like the sport. Why even go to the bother of opening the thread? People will be people. It’s exactly the same scenario on England international threa...
by Winstonswhite
Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Superbowl
Replies: 150
Views: 2014

Re: Superbowl

Like most people in the planet I didn’t want the Patriots to get through but hey ho. People comparing NFL players are soft compared to rugby players don’t have a clue. From a sports science and tactical point of view it’s the most advanced sport in the world. One thing I will say is that I never rea...
by Winstonswhite
Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds looking at Lennon
Replies: 45
Views: 3310

Re: Leeds looking at Lennon

Is JBG not a right footed winger?

Anyway, by the by, if Leeds come knocking let him go. Not to be blunt but he’s crap.
by Winstonswhite
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch
Replies: 469
Views: 22075

Re: Peter Crouch

Surely with us being the long balliest of long ball teams in the history of the Premier League, it makes sense to sign the talliest of tall players in the history of the Premier League?

A match made in heaven I say.
by Winstonswhite
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sunderland and Will Griggs
Replies: 16
Views: 1253

Re: Sunderland and Will Griggs

Why did you feel sorry for them?

Because they spunked millions on awful footballers or because they appointed shite managers?
by Winstonswhite
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A good window
Replies: 41
Views: 1868

Re: A good window

“Putting the farm at risk by selling off a pedigree bull early doesn't strike me as a very good deal for the club.” FML I’ve heard it all now! Drama queenery at its finest. This is Sam Vokes we’re talking about. Not disputing he’s knocked some goals in for us in the past, but 7 in the last two seaso...
by Winstonswhite
Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: snow
Replies: 61
Views: 6427

Re: snow

Don’t bother trying to drive anywhere near haslingden and rising bridge !
by Winstonswhite
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will dyche ever
Replies: 140
Views: 5574

Re: Will dyche ever

tiger76 - You can argue the Wigan example either way. My view is that Wigan’s FA Cup win more than compensates for everything that’s happened since. They’re Wigan Athletic for Christ’s sake - not even the he biggest sporting institution in Wigan, and yet their name is on the FA Cup. Forever. If you...
by Winstonswhite
Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mancy City versus Mighty Clarets FA Cup R4
Replies: 297
Views: 6841

Re: Mancy City versus Mighty Clarets FA Cup R4

Blackrod wrote:This is how teams feel in the SPL when they go to Celtic. There’s no competition and no point in them turning up. In a cup though you’ve got to give it a good go. There’s a reason tickets were cheap.


Bit of a bad example. Its a three horse race in Scotland this season.
by Winstonswhite
Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rafa - sign me players or I am off...
Replies: 102
Views: 4635

Re: Rafa - sign me players or I am off...

Who has said anything like that ? But last year when they finished 10th a few people were saying he should get manager of the year actually - as they were about Dyche. Not sure why you are arguing he hasn’t done a good job at Newcastle....hardly surprising when you see what he has done in his caree...

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