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by scouseclaret
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PL bring in head to head
Replies: 8
Views: 924

Re: PL bring in head to head

jdrobbo wrote:A new rule for something that will happen once every twenty or thirty years? Fair enough.


Yeah, just like two ties in one game of cricket.

“Sod it, just give to whoever score most boundaries. It’ll never happen anyway.”
by scouseclaret
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Corner Stands
Replies: 391
Views: 28769

Re: New Corner Stands

ClaretTony wrote:Members of Burnley Disabled Supporters Group used the facility at the end of last season and they were delighted with the result.


...which is all that really matters. But hey, we’re Burnley fans - we need something to moan about.
by scouseclaret
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aston Villa - another BOOM !!!!!!!!!
Replies: 58
Views: 4179

Re: Aston Villa - another BOOM !!!!!!!!!

tiger76 wrote:The op does know Villa have an owner who's worth billions,this may just help their spending spree. :roll:


If he’s willing to shell out 25m on Mings, I would suggest Villa’s owner certainly has more money than sense.

Also suggests we’re significantly undervaluing Tarkowski.
by scouseclaret
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v India
Replies: 152
Views: 3046

Re: England v India

They didn’t exactly start with much urgency either. Strange performance all round.
by scouseclaret
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 7218

Re: Glastonbury 2019

Steve1956 wrote:Nice surprise the Pet Shop Boys....oh goody. :D


Careful - rileybobs will hang you for homophobia.
by scouseclaret
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 7218

Re: Glastonbury 2019

...and Brandon Flowers looks a bit like Rob Brydon.
by scouseclaret
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 7218

Re: Glastonbury 2019

By the way, he Killers are shite as well!
by scouseclaret
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 7218

Re: Glastonbury 2019

You said he looked like Lukaku and sounded like Dizzee Rascal. Neither of which are true. It was just an ignorant comment to make. I think he looks like Lukaku - other people do too. Sometimes I say that a white person looks like another white person, and you may agree or disagree, but because it h...
by scouseclaret
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 7218

Re: Glastonbury 2019

Rileybobs wrote::lol: :lol: :lol: True brother. All black people look and sound the same!!


Did I say that?
by scouseclaret
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 7218

Re: Glastonbury 2019

So that was Stormzy? I thought it was Romelu Lukaku doing a Dizzee Rascall tribute act!
by scouseclaret
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rafa Goes
Replies: 67
Views: 4478

Re: Rafa Goes

Jakubs Tash wrote:SD heavily fancied by the bookies....


Which ones? Paddy Power have him at 20/1.

If their Arab takeover is happening, no way will they go for a manager like Dyche - they’ll want a “Name”. If it isn’t, Dyche isn’t daft enough to get into bed with Ashley.
by scouseclaret
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Sri Lanka Cricket
Replies: 50
Views: 1861

Re: England v Sri Lanka Cricket

Spijed wrote:Sri Lanka have a tough run-in, so should be ok....


....Hopefully


Tougher than Australia, India and New Zealand???
by scouseclaret
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next Tory Leader..
Replies: 312
Views: 9523

Re: The next Tory Leader..

tim_noone wrote:Are we any closer to knowing yet?


‘Fraid not. The only thing I took from tonight is how bloody depressing it is that one of those people will be our next Prime Minister.
by scouseclaret
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What standard of men's football would beat a top international women's team ?
Replies: 39
Views: 2334

Re: What standard of men's football would beat a top international women's team ?

A team of lard-bellied 30 stone 60 year olds playing walking football would tear any women's team a new one without breaking sweat. They did. Did you not see “Harry’s heroes” beating the Crystal Palace women’s team? To be fair though that’s only half the story. From the bits I’ve seen, it’s a lot m...
by scouseclaret
Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coldest Football Ground
Replies: 87
Views: 2771

Re: Coldest Football Ground

The coldest experience I’ve ever had at a football match was Blackpool away the season we went up with Coyle. Went in full thermals and ski gear, and still freezing my nits off.

Worth it for Kalvenes’s late winner though!
by scouseclaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019 - 2020 Fixtures
Replies: 52
Views: 4320

Re: 2019 - 2020 Fixtures

edison wrote:Every. Single. Year


If I recall, the day before leaks have been spot-on for the last couple of years.
by scouseclaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Campbell as Labour leader?
Replies: 26
Views: 1975

Re: Campbell as Labour leader?

Im_not_Robbie_Blake wrote:Alastair is on the Jeremy Vine programme. One caller suggested that he could be the best leader Labour never had.

....but could he yet become that leader?!!!


He’d need to become an MP first.
by scouseclaret
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All time classic LP's
Replies: 119
Views: 3383

Re: All time classic LP's

Quadraphenia - the Who
Sound Affects - the Jam
Imperial bedroom - Elvis Costello
London Calling - The Clash
Different Class - pulp
Favourite Worst Nightmare - Arctic Monkeys
by scouseclaret
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164571

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

If jayrod is available for £5m and we bid £16m for the same player last year, what on earth can hold this up?

Plus, why not use some of the money saved to get Adams over the line?

Please, just for once, f**kin get on with it!
by scouseclaret
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next Tory Leader..
Replies: 312
Views: 9523

Re: The next Tory Leader..

brexit wrote:I am eager for the next part of this


Sorry to disappoint your Brexiteer fantasies, but she was just canvassing for the local elections! Proud to say I helped her lose her seat last time out...
by scouseclaret
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worcs Vs Lancs
Replies: 17
Views: 1019

Re: Worcs Vs Lancs

Two bonus points before lunch but the forecast from around 3pm today for the rest of the week is awful with weather warnings for Worcester tomorrow and Wednesday. It would be nice to get three quick wickets and that last bowling point after lunch before the heavens open. Apart from this match, this...
by scouseclaret
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next Tory Leader..
Replies: 312
Views: 9523

Re: The next Tory Leader..

brexit wrote:£10 on McVey @ 175 to 1
Women is perfect leadership material, scouser, nearly a northern MP, would switch off a life support machine to charge her phone.


I had Esther McVey on my doorstep once ;)
by scouseclaret
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Victoria Derbyshire
Replies: 40
Views: 2965

Re: Victoria Derbyshire

Did she mention Boris Cnut at all?
by scouseclaret
Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When did Burnley erect the fences?
Replies: 54
Views: 2792

Re: When did Burnley erect the fences?

Definitely a fence there, but it seems strange that they would do the Bee Hole End before the Longside. Presumably it was a work in progress at that point, which would give you your answer.
by scouseclaret
Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When did Burnley erect the fences?
Replies: 54
Views: 2792

Re: When did Burnley erect the fences?

Quickenthetempo wrote:I have narrowed the pitchside fences being erected, to between the stoke game on January 6th 1980 and the Brentford game the next season in October 1980.

Thankyou I will keep looking for references in between these games.


that would kind of suggest the summer of 1980...
by scouseclaret
Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Stoke FA Cup 1980
Replies: 27
Views: 1790

Re: Burnley v Stoke FA Cup 1980

Wow - a proper homer of a ref at the Turf. Never been seen since!
by scouseclaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extended home section in cricket field stand
Replies: 219
Views: 9960

Re: Extended home section in cricket field stand

The principal that it can only be one or the other is ridiculous. Every other club is trying to do both because they feel the two go hand in hand. Improved facilities and increased capacity can have a long term relationship with success on the pitch. But the Chairman and some narrow minded Burnley ...
by scouseclaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extended home section in cricket field stand
Replies: 219
Views: 9960

Re: Extended home section in cricket field stand

Bloody hell. Here we are about to go into our 5th season as a top flight football in 6 years, and we have a 3 page thread of people whinging about the state of the ground! We started to prioritise the ground ahead of the team last time we were at this level for any length of time and it didn’t end w...
by scouseclaret
Thu May 30, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rory Stewart
Replies: 25
Views: 2185

Re: Rory Stewart

I've put £20 on him @16/1. Don't really know much about him but lots of the others are unelectable to the public and when they have leadership elections the Tories always seem to pick outsiders going right back to Thatcher even. One of the few acceptable faces of the Tory party these days, but even...
by scouseclaret
Mon May 27, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle to be sold
Replies: 32
Views: 3847

Re: Newcastle to be sold

Devils_Advocate wrote:If this happens its bad news for Burnley but good news for English football in general


Really? Only it the sense that it once again confirms the premier league as the world’s premier dick-swinging contest for the unimaginably wealthy. Not really sport, is it?
by scouseclaret
Sat May 25, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everest Que
Replies: 37
Views: 2564

Re: Everest Que

Looks like one of farage’s immigration posters.
by scouseclaret
Sat May 25, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next Tory Leader..
Replies: 312
Views: 9523

Re: The next Tory Leader..

Ffs Rory Stewart as PM. Just watched this guy doing an interview he has zero charisma, looks a cross between Mr Zippy and a vicar. I might vote for Boris but never Stewart who looks weak and is unelectable Might not be the most charismatic, but he’s one of the few tories who talks in a sensible, ba...
by scouseclaret
Sat May 25, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next Tory Leader..
Replies: 312
Views: 9523

Re: The next Tory Leader..

tim_noone wrote:I think it's Jeremy.


I think it’s rhyming slang.
by scouseclaret
Thu May 23, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League finance article in Guardian
Replies: 23
Views: 2478

Re: Premier League finance article in Guardian

City are he subject of an FFP inquiry which could see them chucked out of the Champions League, but don’t hold your breath...

I was more referring to cases like Brighton - £230m in hock to Tony Bloom, yet he “lent” them another £32m last season.
by scouseclaret
Thu May 23, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League finance article in Guardian
Replies: 23
Views: 2478

Re: Premier League finance article in Guardian

What exactly is the rule with regard to director loans?

I thought beyond a certain level,directors/owners could only pump money in as equity, yet several still seem to be giving big loans despite the clubs being £100s of millions in debt to them already.
by scouseclaret
Tue May 21, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 579
Views: 14420

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

An immensely puerile act that is unjustifiable on any sort of political, intellectual or moral basis.

F***ing funny though... :lol:
by scouseclaret
Sun May 19, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I like Boris Johnson but..
Replies: 64
Views: 2316

Re: I like Boris Johnson but..

I would argue he’s more of a lying, cheating tosser than most politicians.
by scouseclaret
Sun May 19, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eurovision 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2616

Re: Eurovision 2019

Clarets4me wrote:Meanwhile, in the real world, British " Pop " music outsells any other Country in the world apart from the United States


I’ve never understood the point of this event for this very reason, even back in the days when we got a fair crack of the whip.
by scouseclaret
Sat May 18, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 18th May 1994
Replies: 23
Views: 1568

Re: 18th May 1994

One of the great nights. Helluva journey down, but the locals were all very welcoming when we arrived - all smiles and handshakes and “well done for coming.”

Very different on the walk back to the car... :lol:
by scouseclaret
Fri May 17, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I like Boris Johnson but..
Replies: 64
Views: 2316

Re: I like Boris Johnson but..

He simply cannot speak fluently and it drives me mad ,I think one of the most important skills of any so called leader be it in politics or even sport is to communicate clearly to the people your trying to convince.. Boris Johnson is a highly educated and (though he hides it well) a very intelligen...
by scouseclaret
Fri May 17, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Walters on Talksport
Replies: 29
Views: 2740

Re: Walters on Talksport

I never knew that was a thing.

Still, how did he manage to cut his leg playing it? He must’ve climbed on the table?!!
by scouseclaret
Fri May 17, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarks out of England Squad
Replies: 57
Views: 2595

Re: Tarks out of England Squad

COBBLE wrote:Might help keep him at BFC for a bit longer.


Not sure that’s true. He might conclude that if he wants an England career, he will have to move to a “big”
Club.
by scouseclaret
Wed May 15, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood should get a trophy for this.
Replies: 52
Views: 3260

Re: Chris Wood should get a trophy for this.

deanothedino wrote:Ever considered that it might be because we’re so bad at getting the ball forward that he is caught offside so often?


I suspect it’s more down to his own lack of mobility.
by scouseclaret
Tue May 14, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood should get a trophy for this.
Replies: 52
Views: 3260

Re: Chris Wood should get a trophy for this.

I know his scoring record is good but I still find Wood a difficult footballer to like.
by scouseclaret
Tue May 14, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Brom v Villa
Replies: 76
Views: 2329

Re: West Brom v Villa

tim_noone wrote:By tammy abram...


I hope by the you meant “bye” Tammy Abraham and not “buy” Tammy Abraham.
by scouseclaret
Tue May 14, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is staying in the Prem the be all and end all?
Replies: 75
Views: 2816

Re: Is staying in the Prem the be all and end all?

“Be all and end all”? No, but I’d rather be here than not, and if you don’t want to see your team play at the highest possible level, there isn’t a lot of point to it all. Having said that, the history of clubs like ours suggests our time at the top level will be limited, and I’d like to have someth...
by scouseclaret
Tue May 14, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Dean
Replies: 45
Views: 2980

Re: Mike Dean

Like a lot of refs he obviously craves attention. Jumping up and down and going mad to celebrate is one thing, climbing on a barrier when you’re one of the country’s leading refs is quite another. He’s 50 years old for Christ’s sake!
by scouseclaret
Mon May 13, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton sack Hughton
Replies: 113
Views: 6653

Re: Brighton sack Hughton

Manager takes small club to top level, keeps them there for a couple of seasons, then grumbles start to surface about the style of football. Usually doesn’t end well - just ask Blackburn and Bolton fans.
by scouseclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch could well stay
Replies: 146
Views: 12249

Re: Crouch could well stay

Can’t see any sense at all in keeping him on. Other than winning a dubious penalty against Southampton, he’s contributed absolutely nothing. I’m still convinced the only reason we brought him in the first place was to deflect attention away from selling Vokes when we were deep in the mire.
by scouseclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Question Time
Replies: 109
Views: 3857

Re: Question Time

Sorry dsr, think I slightly misread your reply.

Re “political union”, what is it exactly you object to? The vast majority of domestic policy is still decided in Westminster.

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