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by fidelcastro
Sun May 09, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tawny Kitaen RIP
Replies: 3
Views: 1226

Tawny Kitaen RIP

If the name doesn't sound familiar, then I'm sure the description will...

She was the female best known for gyrating on the car on Whitesnake's "Here I go again" music video back in the eighties.

Just read she's died at 59. RIP. :cry:
by fidelcastro
Sun May 09, 2021 3:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tony Philliskirk
Replies: 33
Views: 2520

Re: Tony Philliskirk

Vegas Claret wrote:
Sat May 08, 2021 6:21 pm
scored one of the best goals I've ever seen live in a reserve game on the Turf
I think I was at that game too. A curling shot coming in from the left wing?

:o
by fidelcastro
Sat May 08, 2021 1:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool game - ticketing preparation
Replies: 257
Views: 9434

Re: Liverpool game - ticketing preparation

Why only 3500 fans? I thought it was going to be more like 5500.
by fidelcastro
Fri May 07, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Sonner
Replies: 15
Views: 1723

Re: Danny Sonner

He was capped by Northern Ireland too.

Strange how it never occurred to the management team here to try him in midfield, where he eventually had a reasonable career.
by fidelcastro
Wed May 05, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE:Final home game date and time confirmed
Replies: 27
Views: 1652

Re: ARTICLE:Final home game date and time confirmed

Grumps wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 7:29 pm
That was part of a trial that they'd signed up to. Everything was sorted out for them, they also get tested afterwards to see how the whole thing worked
I'm guessing there just isn't time to organise anything like that, so, as I say, it'll be interesting to see what the criteria is.
by fidelcastro
Wed May 05, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE:Final home game date and time confirmed
Replies: 27
Views: 1652

Re: ARTICLE:Final home game date and time confirmed

I don't think there's time to mess around with anything like that, vaccine passports don't even exist yet. I guess you're right, but didn't a similar number of people attend some outdoor concert in Liverpool recently? I believe they all had to have proof of a negative test to attend. How long prior...
by fidelcastro
Wed May 05, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE:Final home game date and time confirmed
Replies: 27
Views: 1652

Re: ARTICLE:Final home game date and time confirmed

Very droll Rufus, but i'll be interested in knowing the criteria.

Will it come down to having an app with proof of a negative test, and either one or both jabs?
by fidelcastro
Wed May 05, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fan Engagement Index
Replies: 17
Views: 1156

Re: Fan Engagement Index

Leisure wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 5:35 pm
Lowest of all the Premier League clubs! :o
But are you really surprised?

I'm certainly not :(
by fidelcastro
Wed May 05, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE:Final home game date and time confirmed
Replies: 27
Views: 1652

Re: ARTICLE:Final home game date and time confirmed

Are all ST holders being put into a hat and drawn out at random?
by fidelcastro
Wed May 05, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fan Engagement Index
Replies: 17
Views: 1156

Re: Fan Engagement Index

I know. That's why I was surprised we were as high as it states.

:roll:
by fidelcastro
Wed May 05, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fan Engagement Index
Replies: 17
Views: 1156

Re: Fan Engagement Index

I'm surprised we're as high as that.
by fidelcastro
Sun May 02, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ollie Norwood anyone?
Replies: 33
Views: 2680

Re: Ollie Norwood anyone?

pushpinpussy wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 9:31 pm
Top lad. I see him in the summer at FX personal training in Burnley. He still comes here to train. Fit as a fiddle. No brainer
Does he also live next door to you?

:D
by fidelcastro
Fri Apr 30, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are we now an established PL club
Replies: 21
Views: 1186

Re: Are we now an established PL club

Agree with that, but whoever replaces Dyche will find he's a hard act to follow.

The wrong appointment could spell curtains for our time in the Premier League, but let's not worry about that just yet!
by fidelcastro
Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Allocation of tickets for the Liverpool match
Replies: 74
Views: 2571

Re: Allocation of tickets for the Liverpool match

Loyalclaret wrote:
Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:40 pm
Protocols that could be in place, that both fans and the club are not used to;
Tickets on devices
More thought in regards to arrival time
Congregating under the stands before, HT or FT
Queuing or ordering of refreshments
One way systems
Wow... sounds great.

I can't wait to go back on!

:roll:
by fidelcastro
Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alastair Campbell
Replies: 34
Views: 2562

Re: Alastair Campbell

Rowls wrote:
Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:39 pm
He was making a rhetorical point wanting better leadership for his beloved Labour Party.

The election result proved him correct.
The recent polls haven't proven him correct, despite Boris and his shenanigans, but let's not get this thread deleted!
by fidelcastro
Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alastair Campbell
Replies: 34
Views: 2562

Re: Alastair Campbell

Rowls wrote:
Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:36 pm
That's like shouting "Teasdale out"
Hardly.

Saying he was now supporting a different team would be a fairer comparison.
by fidelcastro
Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alastair Campbell
Replies: 34
Views: 2562

Re: Alastair Campbell

His general demeanour (most of the time) and his ability to present well on tv isn't under question. He is a highly competent and intelligent man. But he is as partisan about the Labour Party as he is about Burnley FC. Therefore, he really should not be given the platform of daytime tv to air his v...
by fidelcastro
Fri Apr 30, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Allocation of tickets for the Liverpool match
Replies: 74
Views: 2571

Re: Allocation of tickets for the Liverpool match

And this sort of way of thinking is why so many will be against vaccination. Enforced compliance. FWIW I think getting the vaccine is sensible and more than likely very safe. But if someone opts not to be vaccinated ultimately thats their choice. Dont know why anyone who HAS been jabbed is worried ...
by fidelcastro
Fri Apr 30, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Allocation of tickets for the Liverpool match
Replies: 74
Views: 2571

Re: Allocation of tickets for the Liverpool match

I've no sympathy for anyone who has chosen not to be vaccinated, who then find themselves unable to attend.
by fidelcastro
Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy mullen
Replies: 36
Views: 2766

Re: Jimmy mullen

The 4th division championship season was incredible, and that was the highlight for me under Mullen's time here. The rest was largely awful. Yes, we won promotion via the play offs in '94, but we'd been awful away from home all season. The relegation the following season was an utter embarrassment, ...
by fidelcastro
Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alastair Campbell
Replies: 34
Views: 2562

Re: Alastair Campbell

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:10 pm
That ain't gonna boost their viewing figures let's be honest.
The opposite, I would suggest.
by fidelcastro
Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hebden Bridge is trending!!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 2627

Re: Hebden Bridge is trending!!!!

*copies
by fidelcastro
Thu Apr 29, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Social Media Boycott - Next Weekend
Replies: 55
Views: 2061

Re: Social Media Boycott - Next Weekend

Grumps wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 5:00 pm
I don't quite get the link to that, and what is being protested against this weekend
You haven’t heard about a boycott of social media this weekend because of continued racist abuse?
by fidelcastro
Mon Apr 26, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Bull
Replies: 52
Views: 2573

Re: Steve Bull

martin_p wrote:
Mon Apr 26, 2021 8:06 pm
He means during the last transfer window.
:D
by fidelcastro
Mon Apr 26, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Bull
Replies: 52
Views: 2573

Re: Steve Bull

:o
Goalposts wrote:
Mon Apr 26, 2021 7:32 pm
Didn’t we allegedly bid 1m for him
I'd be surprised since we didn't have a pot to piddle in back then!
by fidelcastro
Mon Apr 26, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood "Big money move this summer" discussion
Replies: 37
Views: 2940

Re: Chris Wood "Big money move this summer" discussion

Listening now... never heard so much rubbish!
by fidelcastro
Mon Apr 26, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Bull
Replies: 52
Views: 2573

Re: Steve Bull

Surprisingly perhaps, England only took three strikers to Italia '90, they were Gary Lineker, Peter Beardsley... and Steve Bull!
by fidelcastro
Mon Apr 26, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Bull
Replies: 52
Views: 2573

Re: Steve Bull

Barlickclaret wrote:
Mon Apr 26, 2021 5:06 pm
Played all his football in lower leagues, made 1 appearance in top league, our main man Chris wood is in double figures in best league in world yet again. Wouldn't want bull in his prime down turf Moor.
Strange post.

:?
by fidelcastro
Mon Apr 26, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: UPDATE Phase 1 renewals
Replies: 41
Views: 3425

Re: UPDATE Phase 1 renewals

The club have now informed me that any outstanding Phase 1 renewals will now be renewed automatically at the EarlyBird price, without people having to contact the Ticket Office. Have I missed something? If this could be done automatically anyway, then why did we all have to faff about setting up ne...
by fidelcastro
Mon Apr 26, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bates Motel
Replies: 16
Views: 1706

Re: Bates Motel

Was interested to read the other day that the woman who played Emma in this show is from Oldham. She went to the same school as my eldest brother did. Royton Crompton Secondary School. I didn’t know that either... then again, I only found out the other day that Freddie Highmore (Norman Bates) is ac...
by fidelcastro
Sun Apr 25, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation
Replies: 161
Views: 10745

Re: Relegation

The experts on here were wrong again.

:D
by fidelcastro
Sun Apr 25, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Social Media Boycott - Next Weekend
Replies: 55
Views: 2061

Re: Social Media Boycott - Next Weekend

I actually think closing the messageboard would send a great message. It’s about not posting the abuse in the first place, rather than how quickly any abuse is posted. One to consider. But how would Frank cope? :D Seriously though, it's a good idea in theory, but sadly, there are too many individua...
by fidelcastro
Sat Apr 24, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBQ advice
Replies: 22
Views: 870

Re: BBQ advice

Pour some petrol on it!
by fidelcastro
Sat Apr 24, 2021 1:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche on the ESL
Replies: 19
Views: 2092

Re: Sean Dyche on the ESL

IanMcL wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:31 pm
Prefer Pep Guardiola on the topic.
Why?
by fidelcastro
Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ryan giggs
Replies: 45
Views: 1890

Re: Ryan giggs

boatshed bill wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:52 pm
Both?
I suppose that's possible too.
by fidelcastro
Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ryan giggs
Replies: 45
Views: 1890

Re: Ryan giggs

Rileybobs wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:18 pm
Doesn’t emit smoke.
I knew that. Just my flippant humour.

:D
by fidelcastro
Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ryan giggs
Replies: 45
Views: 1890

Re: Ryan giggs

Woodleyclaret wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:14 pm
No smoke?
A smoke machine?
by fidelcastro
Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ryan giggs
Replies: 45
Views: 1890

Re: Ryan giggs

He's either a nasty piece of work or he has a terribly poor taste in women.
by fidelcastro
Fri Apr 23, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Straw poll - Phase 1 / 2 prices
Replies: 75
Views: 1807

Re: Straw poll - Phase 1 / 2 prices

I'm phase 1 and when we are finally allowed back into the stadium, I want it to be as full as possible. Therefore, I've no problem with the idea of a price freeze, as this increase for those who didn't renew is likely to put many off attending, in my view.
by fidelcastro
Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans
Replies: 1148
Views: 22055

Re: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans

A quick scan of the sites of the big three and the monied three suggests, unsurprisingly, that there is going to be a huge backlash to this. That, alongside the backlash from all excluded clubs must surely have been expected. If an opposing voice grows as much as it has the potential to, who knows ...
by fidelcastro
Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans
Replies: 1148
Views: 22055

Re: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans

kentonclaret wrote:
Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:00 am
I take it these "fans" weren't from the Midlands or North East of England :roll:
No. Fans of some of the Clubs mentioned, plus fans of other Clubs who can't wait to see the back of the "big six"
by fidelcastro
Sun Apr 18, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans
Replies: 1148
Views: 22055

Re: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans

I don’t disagree with that position per se, but unfortunately the vast number of people associated with those clubs will be decent football people - like we are on this board. So we shouldn’t tar these people with the same brush as the greedy owners. I doubt many Spurs or Man U season ticket holder...
by fidelcastro
Sun Apr 18, 2021 11:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans
Replies: 1148
Views: 22055

Re: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans

If the Premier League had any balls whatsoever, they'd expel these greedy b'stards from their domestic league!
by fidelcastro
Sun Apr 18, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans
Replies: 1148
Views: 22055

Re: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans

Rileybobs wrote:
Sun Apr 18, 2021 11:40 pm
They aren’t planning on leaving. They’re intending to run this league alongside their respective domestic leagues.
Of course, we won't have any managers complaining about playing too many games now ;)
by fidelcastro
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans
Replies: 1148
Views: 22055

Re: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans

Thinking about it... is this similar to when darts' players formed they're breakaway organisation?

I know darts isn't as high profile, but still.
by fidelcastro
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans
Replies: 1148
Views: 22055

Re: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans

So if these clubs had their way, they would essentially run a closed shop league alongside the domestic league generating obscene amounts of revenue to get more money to spend and make them stronger in the domestic leagues? How can they even begin to think that this is a good idea And you can bet t...
by fidelcastro
Fri Apr 16, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season Ticket Question
Replies: 1214
Views: 34309

Re: Season Ticket Question

ClaretTony wrote:
Thu Apr 15, 2021 4:30 pm
Read this thread.
That's all well and good, but the more of this thread I read, the more confused I become and the more depressed I get.

First it's new e-mail addresses, then update this, update that, now possible smartphone covid passes... I give up!

:x
by fidelcastro
Thu Apr 15, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season Ticket Question
Replies: 1214
Views: 34309

Re: Season Ticket Question

So, how do I renew again?
by fidelcastro
Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season Ticket Question
Replies: 1214
Views: 34309

Re: Season Ticket Question

I pointed out a few days ago that, like a lot of people, it wouldn't let me renew, but now with all this talk of apps and smartphones, I'm more confused than ever with what to do.

I'm starting to wonder if it's even worth the bother. Incidentally I've been a ST holder since 1990.
by fidelcastro
Wed Apr 14, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season Ticket Question
Replies: 1214
Views: 34309

Re: Season Ticket Question

I managed to eventually get sorted at end of last week and I am very tech savvy, I am now trying to get a family member sorted sho is extremely close to calling it a day they are so fed up. Why the F did somebody think it was a good idea complicating things in the midst of a pandemic is beyond me. ...