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by midlander63
Wed May 01, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2 Everton Tickets Available
Replies: 0
Views: 461

2 Everton Tickets Available

I have 2 spare adult tickets for the Everton game on Friday

Lower tier - Row Q - face value £10.00 each
by midlander63
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs v Ajax
Replies: 62
Views: 2113

Re: Spurs v Ajax

Top Claret wrote:Don't know why any English man wouldn't want Spurs to win


What - even Arsenal fans?
If it was Blackburn Rovers playing Ajax would you want them to win?
by midlander63
Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs v Ajax
Replies: 62
Views: 2113

Re: Spurs v Ajax

I think this could be a very good tie - Ajax are clearly capable of beating anyone else out there. I'm looking forward to this as I have a big soft spot for Ajax who are my favourite overseas team. I first got into football in the early 70s and Ajax just seemed to represent the very highest level of...
by midlander63
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man City Predictions
Replies: 18
Views: 671

Re: Man City Predictions

Ever since Burnley's form improved after Xmas I've had a feeling about this game. I'm far too old to be doing this but I still play out fantasy game scenarios in my head and I'm convinced Burnley are going to cause a major upset and be instrumental in deciding who wins the league. They're playing th...
by midlander63
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves v Watford
Replies: 54
Views: 1593

Re: Wolves v Watford

Wolves absolutely appalling stuff. I seriously rate them as a league club but when it comes to holding your nerve they’re appalling. Shocking mentality in that situation. I criticise us, but when you’re 2-0 up at Wembley with 11 to play against that sort of side, you defend with 11 men. Not 9, not ...
by midlander63
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff at home
Replies: 64
Views: 4613

Re: Cardiff at home

My view is that what happens against Bournemouth will have a massive effect on the Cardiff game. A win for Burnley tomorrow will mean Cardiff are 8 points back when they visit Turf Moor. This makes it a game that they really have to win to stand a realistic chance of catching Burnley - the pressure ...
by midlander63
Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone else thinking of NOT renewing next season?
Replies: 203
Views: 6335

Re: Anyone else thinking of NOT renewing next season?

At Xmas I asked my daughter (11) if she still wanted to go if Burnley got relegated
She still wants to go and that’s good enough for me - renewed 2 weeks ago
Taking my seat at 14:50 on a Saturday- I feel like I’m In the right place at the right time
by midlander63
Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie brady
Replies: 79
Views: 4394

Re: Robbie brady

Brady - the winger who can’t cross the ball
by midlander63
Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Taylor
Replies: 14
Views: 783

Re: Charlie Taylor

Agree 100 percent

Proper Premier League quality full back
by midlander63
Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Roy Harper
Replies: 39
Views: 1587

Re: Roy Harper

First gig was Elvis Costello & The Attractions in 1978 at Leicester De Montfort Hall - great night! I saw Costello 7 times between 1978 and 1982. I used to like the way bands named the tours after whatever album they had out at the time - In 1981 Costello had just released Trust so it was 'The T...
by midlander63
Sun Mar 03, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Todays football
Replies: 62
Views: 2251

Re: Todays football

More points dropped for Liverpool, they were pretty dire up front, Everton fought well, City with the advantage. A victory for us at Anfield next week could be the story of the season, they'd talk about it for years, would love our club to be pivotal in the story. I'd love Burnley to be pivotal in ...
by midlander63
Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Which teams has Sean Dyche not beaten?
Replies: 57
Views: 2596

Re: Which teams has Sean Dyche not beaten?

ClaretTony wrote:Not played Scunthorpe since Eddie Howe's first game in charge


I genuinely remember this coming up in one of your threads not so long ago - it's someone they've only played once and it was in his first season and they drew

Peterborough?
by midlander63
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Which teams has Sean Dyche not beaten?
Replies: 57
Views: 2596

Re: Which teams has Sean Dyche not beaten?

Didn't this get mentioned a short while back?

Scunthorpe?
by midlander63
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BHA messageboard
Replies: 73
Views: 9460

Re: BHA messageboard

I actually logged on to their messageboard first thing this morning just to see what they were saying - didn't disappoint, absolutely hilarious! I looked at some of the earlier threads - on their matchday thread they were moaning about their team and there was a lot of talk about wanting rid of Chri...
by midlander63
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joe Jackson
Replies: 14
Views: 2629

Re: Joe Jackson

One of my favourite artists when he first started out. Like a lot of artists he had an early creative burst and his first 2 albums were released within 12 months of each other. They sound very similar and I always felt that most of the songs from the second album were written at the same time as his...
by midlander63
Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: To all the moaners on this board
Replies: 47
Views: 2903

Re: To all the moaners on this board

I am getting behind them - I’m in the ground ready to cheer them on

To the team - give the fans a reason to get behind you - to start with don’t go 3 - 0 down after 20 minutes - it makes it difficult for us to get behind you!
by midlander63
Sun Dec 30, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: `ammer the `ammers mutiny thread
Replies: 79
Views: 3407

Re: `ammer the `ammers mutiny thread

I will miss Madge and so should we all

But desperate times call for desperate measures so with a heavy heart - I am backing this thread!

Burnley to win 2 - 0!!!
by midlander63
Sat Oct 27, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Autographs
Replies: 7
Views: 685

Re: Autographs

wilks_bfc wrote:For a 3pm ko they start to arrive between 12-12:30


Thanks - 13:30 kick off tomorrow so I need to get her there for about 10:30.

Then on to The Miners for a pint (me not her - she can have a coke)
by midlander63
Sat Oct 27, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Autographs
Replies: 7
Views: 685

Autographs

My 11 year old daughter would like to get some of the players' autographs.

Does anyone know roughly what time the players start to arrive at the ground on match day?
by midlander63
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where the hell is Madge?
Replies: 18
Views: 2042

Re: Where the hell is Madge?

Madge is an animated GIF who lives in a shoebox, in the cupboard under the stairs, at Holycustard''s home. He let her out and onto the match thread, many years ago, when he was the board's most prolific poster. He ran the match thread and kept us bang up to date with what wax happening.....before w...
by midlander63
Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where the hell is Madge?
Replies: 18
Views: 2042

Re: Where the hell is Madge?

Thank God she's back - the away game matchday thread on Sunday just wasn't the same without her!

I'm sure this has been asked and answered many times but how, when & why did Madge become the face of the Burnley matchday threads?
by midlander63
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RED TV - Aberdeen
Replies: 138
Views: 9390

Re: RED TV - Aberdeen

Keep going on redtv website lasts about 2 seconds then screen goes blank
by midlander63
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RED TV - Aberdeen
Replies: 138
Views: 9390

Re: RED TV - Aberdeen

Registered with redtv today - trying to log on using the link.

Just getting a blank screen - any help out there?
by midlander63
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RED TV - Aberdeen
Replies: 138
Views: 9390

Re: RED TV - Aberdeen

Registered with redtv today - trying to log on using the link.

Just getting a blank screen - any help out there?
by midlander63
Thu May 31, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vote for our best home performance of the season
Replies: 28
Views: 1234

Re: Vote for our best home performance of the season

I went for Everton. They were a goal down at half time but I thought the first half performance was much better than in the previous game against Southampton (which was pretty poor). The last 30 minutes against City was arguably more enjoyable but Everton was an important game because it ended the r...
by midlander63
Thu May 31, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How many cars have you owned?
Replies: 72
Views: 2434

Re: How many cars have you owned?

I've been driving since 1982 but not actually owned many cars as I've been driving a company car for about 30 years. As far as those I've owned goes: Hillman Imp (VRE601G) - first car cost me £50.00 Mini van (T reg) - sadly written off (not my fault) Mini 1000 (S Reg) - my favourite Morris Marina (R...
by midlander63
Sun May 27, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Astronaut Alan Bean Dies
Replies: 1
Views: 393

Astronaut Alan Bean Dies

Alan Lavern Bean former Apollo and Skylab astronaut has died aged 86. Alan Bean went to the moon aboard Apollo 12 with Pete Conrad & Richard Gordon in late 1969 becoming the 4th person to walk on the moon. In 1973 he commanded the second Skylab mission. On leaving NASA, Bean entered a second car...
by midlander63
Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where does the North stop being the North?
Replies: 69
Views: 3208

Re: Where does the North stop being the North?

Junction 19 of the M6 at Knutsford. There you enter the midlands.

At junction 15 of the M1 at Northampton you leave the midlands and enter the south.

That's how I've always thought of it.
by midlander63
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: May games on TV
Replies: 24
Views: 2638

Re: May games on TV

So you can't show a Monday game following a Friday game? Never knew that before.

So the game's got to be on the Saturday or Sunday which makes me hope that Arsenal get knocked out of the Europa league so the game kicks off at 3pm on Saturday as nature intended.

I was sure this one would be on TV.
by midlander63
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nick Pope and Ian Huntley
Replies: 44
Views: 3849

Re: Nick Pope and Ian Huntley

It's a disgusting piece of journalism. I assume their parents don't follow Up The Clarets but they might read The Mail Online - I'm sure they're delighted to have the whole thing dragged up again via a tenuous link to a footballer. To illustrate my point I was going to use a phrase that gets used in...
by midlander63
Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Chelsea Home Game
Replies: 18
Views: 2735

Re: The Chelsea Home Game

He's first on the team sheet for Newcastle Uni every week though!
by midlander63
Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Chelsea Home Game
Replies: 18
Views: 2735

Re: The Chelsea Home Game

ClaretTony wrote:Earliest likely date is 17th April


Thanks - wish it was earlier though. Son goes back to Uni on the 15th so he'll likely miss it.
by midlander63
Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Chelsea Home Game
Replies: 18
Views: 2735

The Chelsea Home Game

Now that Chelsea are out of the Champions League do any of you 'in the know' have an idea when the clubs will decide to play this? The international break rules it out before April but then it could be anytime after the West Brom away game (midweek). Personally, the earlier the better for me (Wednes...
by midlander63
Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stay safe everyone
Replies: 42
Views: 5201

Re: Stay safe everyone

Well said again - my son's down there with his mate and they're staying at a friends in south London for the night.

Just texted him to tell him to watch himself after the game
by midlander63
Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Original Bands/Artistes you've seen
Replies: 81
Views: 2893

Re: Original Bands/Artistes you've seen

Stone roses Spike Island Pink Floyd The Wonderstuff Pheonix Festival Big Country Inspiral Carpets Greenday UB40 Cypress Hill James House of Love Roger Waters David Gilmour Oasis The La's Cast Ocean Colour Scene Happy Mondays Where did you see the La's? I've seen them too but they were such a short-...
by midlander63
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rolling stones tour
Replies: 41
Views: 1423

Re: Rolling stones tour

I saw the Rolling Stones back in 1982 at Roundhay Park in Leeds. At the time I considered them the old men of rock as they'd been going 20 years - they weren't even half way through! Tickets were about £10.00 and there were 2 support acts (J. Geils Band & Joe Jackson). Even allowing for 36 years...
by midlander63
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Original Bands/Artistes you've seen
Replies: 81
Views: 2893

Re: Original Bands/Artistes you've seen

Seen loads and loads but bands/artists that stand out: Neil Young (solo and with Crazy Horse) Rolling Stones Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band Elvis Costello (solo and with The Attractions) The Waterboys The Pixies The Primitives Was (Not Was) The Icicle Works The Sundays Goldfrapp James Suz...
by midlander63
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things that you just dont "get".....
Replies: 169
Views: 6574

Re: Things that you just dont "get".....

Harry Potter - Let's be honest it's just for kids.
JRR Tolkien - For big kids. Once forced to read The Hobbit in English Lit. Most boring book I've ever read.
Shawshank Redemption - Seems to be everyone else's favourite movie! I mean it's OK but overrated.
by midlander63
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things we hear or say without actually understanding it
Replies: 104
Views: 4362

Re: Things we hear or say without actually understanding it

I used to work with a bloke years ago who had a strange saying which meant hanging around aimlessly, or not knowing what to do.

He used to say "we're stood round like cheese at fourpence"

Didn't understand it then and I still don't now.
by midlander63
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best music gig you ever saw?
Replies: 126
Views: 5919

Re: Best music gig you ever saw?

Good thread this. Like a lot of people I find it hard to pick a favourite but here's a selection of some great gigs I've been to (some bands like the Icicle Works and Elvis Costello I've seen many times but I've only included them once in the list) Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Leicester De...
by midlander63
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: First Adult Book You Read
Replies: 42
Views: 2015

Re: First Adult Book You Read

It was either "Road To Wigan Pier" or "1984" when I was about 12. I read kids' books avidly until I was about 10 then stopped for a couple of years. My brother, 6 years older than me. had all Orwell's' books on a shelf in his bedroom. I think I've read everything of his apart fro...
by midlander63
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Favourite Movies With Favourite Soundtracks
Replies: 50
Views: 2034

Re: Favourite Movies With Favourite Soundtracks

I saw the remake, which was good, haven't seen the original which featured Lester Bangs. American Graffiti has to be up there. Superb soundtrack to a film. 'That'll be the Day' was a top album and film as well Almost Famous was released in 2001 but is set, mostly, in 1973. Lester Bangs was played b...
by midlander63
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How Many Books Have You Read?
Replies: 53
Views: 2318

Re: How Many Books Have You Read?

I've read hundreds of books but don't read as much as I'd like these days as I have a fairly long drive to and from work at the moment. It takes me a week to wade through 'Private Eye'. I read a lot when I'm on holiday. I had 2 weeks away this year and took 2 good-sized books with me - went through ...
by midlander63
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Favourite Movies With Favourite Soundtracks
Replies: 50
Views: 2034

Re: Favourite Movies With Favourite Soundtracks

Almost Famous - excellent early seventies soundtrack. Bizarrely though, the opening song on the soundtrack is by Alvin & The Chipmunks!

Grosse Pointe Blank is another good one if you prefer 80s music
by midlander63
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The dispassionate view
Replies: 4
Views: 793

Re: The dispassionate view

By the way I've just read my post - I wasn't walking to the ground with Sean Dyche or the poster - it was with a friend.

Well it is Friday night!
by midlander63
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The dispassionate view
Replies: 4
Views: 793

Re: The dispassionate view

Good point by the poster - I remember walking to the ground for one of his first games in charge and asking him what he thought and he replied that Sean Dyche and Burnley were a ''good fit'' His son was in the Burnley youth programme at the time and he'd heard from one of the coaches that the first ...
by midlander63
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is it time to drop Brady?
Replies: 99
Views: 5556

Re: Is it time to drop Brady?

Definitely the most frustrating player for Burnley right now. I really want him to succeed because Burnley need a player like him and what he brings but, in a team that's consistently greater than the sum of its parts he stands out as the one player who isn't pulling his weight. Obviously there's a ...
by midlander63
Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great songs performed by different artists.
Replies: 94
Views: 5101

Re: Great songs performed by different artists.

The Icicle Works versions of 'Goin' Back' and 'Into The Mystic' are brilliant.
by midlander63
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's your guilty musical pleasure?
Replies: 96
Views: 3495

Re: What's your guilty musical pleasure?

The Electric Light Orchestra!

I was 14 in 1977 and got into all the punk and new wave stuff - at the time I kept quiet about liking ELO but the first vinyl album I ever bought was "Face The Music' in 1975 and the first cassette album was 'A New World Record' in 1976.

Still have the vinyl.
by midlander63
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hollies.Are they Burnley fans?
Replies: 34
Views: 3703

Re: Hollies.Are they Burnley fans?

King Midas In Reverse?

No, wait a minute - that's Owen Coyle.

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