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by Swizzlestick
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fancy a job at BFC?
Replies: 79
Views: 4939

Re: Fancy a job at BFC?

Has pstotto got the job?
by Swizzlestick
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Zlatan Ibrahimovic - 23 yrs of league goal scoring
Replies: 13
Views: 391

Re: Zlatan Ibrahimovic - 23 yrs of league goal scoring

Like Darth says, it’s all a panto act now. And he has the talent and the trophies to back it up. Obviously looks after himself and still puts the hours in to play like this at the highest level at such an age. Fantastic player.
by Swizzlestick
Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Question on House of Games
Replies: 12
Views: 894

Re: Question on House of Games

Not sure on the question but House of Games is my favourite programme on TV. Really good format.
by Swizzlestick
Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal v Newcastle
Replies: 38
Views: 1656

Re: Arsenal v Newcastle

Newcastle have been shocking. Look totally devoid of confidence.
by Swizzlestick
Mon Jan 18, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 865
Views: 69004

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

Wasn’t Brownhill putting in man of the match performances in December? Arsenal away springs to mind.
by Swizzlestick
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm four new directors
Replies: 66
Views: 4738

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm four new directors

Hopefully they don’t mix up Mike and Stuart’s names....
by Swizzlestick
Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524972

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Each to their own. Some excellent commentators of the past always said, if there's nothing to say, keep quiet. The best ones still do that, it's not radio, where they have to keep talking, TV, you can see what's happening. After listening to Martin Tyler again drone on and on with dull statistics w...
by Swizzlestick
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524972

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Thought Champion and McCoist were excellent - knowledgeable and entertaining. God forbid they inject a bit of small talk into a game that was generally pretty drab.
by Swizzlestick
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Masters Snooker
Replies: 45
Views: 941

Re: Masters Snooker

Anyone got a cardboard box??

Yan’s been brilliant tonight to be fair. Uncharacteristic errors from John though.
by Swizzlestick
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January/February
Replies: 35
Views: 932

Re: January/February

Need to look at the teams they won against as well. Wolves are in a dreadful run and I’ve always said their ‘unique’ infrastructure will be their undoing. And I’m not ‘having’ Leeds either - they can’t defend to save their lives and I fully believe they’ll be dragged into it.
by Swizzlestick
Sun Jan 17, 2021 1:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Masters Snooker
Replies: 45
Views: 941

Re: Masters Snooker

Thought Higgins v Gilbert was very low quality. A decent safety exchange early in the evening aside, neither player was on it. The mortgage on Higgins tomorrow though.
by Swizzlestick
Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Timothy Taylor’s Landlord
Replies: 76
Views: 2049

Re: Timothy Taylor’s Landlord

Ben Bracken Islay whisky. From Lidl!

A very good dram, better than some £60 bottles I’ve had in the last.

They also do Highland and Speyside variants if you’re not a fan of the Islay smokiness.
by Swizzlestick
Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Amazon Prime
Replies: 45
Views: 3123

Re: Amazon Prime

And yes, Amazon Prime
by Swizzlestick
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 865
Views: 69004

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

Union Berlin want Vydra on loan, we want a permanent transfer.
by Swizzlestick
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Year’s (Keto) Diet
Replies: 58
Views: 1656

Re: New Year’s (Keto) Diet

Fallen off the wagon recently, but it’s astonishing how much your appetite reduces on keto. It’s not for everyone, but I lost weight on it and felt a lot better generally.
by Swizzlestick
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pogba
Replies: 14
Views: 1636

Re: Pogba

Thought he was a borderline liability at the Turf a few years back, constantly trying the spectacular, dwelling on the ball etc but was imperious last night. Probably the type of performance United thought they’d have seen more of considering outlay.
by Swizzlestick
Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referee; Kevin Friend
Replies: 46
Views: 2203

Re: Referee; Kevin Friend

Dealt with a difficult game to officiate very well. One of the better refs in the PL.
by Swizzlestick
Tue Jan 12, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 865
Views: 69004

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

Would be a good signing, for me. The right age and, while I've not seen lots of his games, I've seen enough to suggest he has the drive and dynamism we need on that flank. Certainly be happy if we got this one over the line.
by Swizzlestick
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Please help a Burnley fan in need
Replies: 79
Views: 4280

Re: Please help a Burnley fan in need

I don't want to be Mr Negative here but they surely have no chance of procuring three separate medics with the right qualifications and taking them off the front line for a minimum of two weeks, in the middle of a global pandemic. The situation is awful but I guess this is one of the pitfalls of mov...
by Swizzlestick
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Former Claret Austin back at QPR
Replies: 48
Views: 2332

Re: ARTICLE: Former Claret Austin back at QPR

One of the best ‘pure’, instinctive finishers I’ve seen play for us. Should’ve played at higher levels than he has - had all the makings of a top PL striker.
by Swizzlestick
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Free Beer
Replies: 19
Views: 1904

Re: Free Beer

Yeah, it's £1.95 for delivery. Just left it open for an hour and was in.
by Swizzlestick
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colin Kazim-Richards: the extraordinary career of the Coca-Cola Kid
Replies: 18
Views: 1167

Re: Colin Kazim-Richards: the extraordinary career of the Coca-Cola Kid

Lutz Pfannenstiel- only player to have played in six continents. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lutz_Pfannenstiel

Favourite bit of his CV - getting a loan spell at Bradford Park Avenue while playing for Dunedin in....New Zealand!
by Swizzlestick
Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD press conference at 4pm
Replies: 114
Views: 6259

Re: SD press conference at 4pm

Bordeauxclaret wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:03 am
Why?
Testing instead of ‘vaccinating’?
by Swizzlestick
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD press conference at 4pm
Replies: 114
Views: 6259

Re: SD press conference at 4pm

Fair play to Sean for thinking outside the box but they’ll still need to be tested anyway.

Also, it looked like he hadn’t slept for about two days.
by Swizzlestick
Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robert Snodgrass
Replies: 82
Views: 3816

Re: Robert Snodgrass

Not for me. Five years ago maybe. Last time I saw him play he looked both unfit and a little overweight for a pro footballer. He may well have trimmed up since but considering lack of action, you’d imagine he’s some way off. We desperately need to get the age profile of the squad down and while Snod...
by Swizzlestick
Wed Jan 06, 2021 5:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lee Mason
Replies: 46
Views: 3971

Re: Lee Mason

£25,000 fine and a warning.
by Swizzlestick
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Celtic on trip to Dubai
Replies: 41
Views: 3397

Re: Celtic on trip to Dubai

I have an affinity for Celtic due to family connections, but this is pretty much unforgivable. What on earth were they thinking?
by Swizzlestick
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When was the last time you...
Replies: 28
Views: 1002

Re: When was the last time you...

When our daughter survived pneumonia and sepsis two years ago. The night we brought her back from the hospital and she was sleeping peacefully, made a drink and just burst into tears. Not a crier at all and it took me by surprise but must have been pent up emotion.
by Swizzlestick
Wed Jan 06, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: has anyone stopped drinking completely?
Replies: 130
Views: 9292

Re: has anyone stopped drinking completely?

I’m probably drinking heavier now than I ever have. By heavier, I don’t really mean quantity, as I never really ‘binge drink’ as I would have done on a night out, but I find I’m having a couple of strong spirits like whiskies or gins most nights. First lockdown in particular was incredibly stressful...
by Swizzlestick
Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New board, new approach - better communication!
Replies: 121
Views: 4917

Re: New board, new approach - better communication!

claretdj wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:02 am
Can you tell him that we want the proper Burnley badge back on shirts! Instead of the hideous one we got now.
I, and I know many others, prefer the current badge.
by Swizzlestick
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fulham game in doubt?
Replies: 155
Views: 14529

Re: Fulham game in doubt?

Match called off. A mess.
by Swizzlestick
Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hypothetical Sex Party
Replies: 261
Views: 9879

Re: Hypothetical Sex Party

Blimey.
by Swizzlestick
Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barry Kilby and the departing directors
Replies: 84
Views: 4597

Re: Barry Kilby and the departing directors

Was a director at Mann & Hummel / Vokes Air I think
by Swizzlestick
Thu Dec 31, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barry Kilby and the departing directors
Replies: 84
Views: 4597

Re: Barry Kilby and the departing directors

jedi_master wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:54 pm
That’s great to hear, I absolutely love his work.

If anyone knows Dave well, please pass on my thoughts on a ‘Tales from the Board Room’ tome with the associated musings of those that have just left. It would be superb!
I think that is Dave T!
by Swizzlestick
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Looking bleak for the new owners already!
Replies: 13
Views: 2100

Re: Looking bleak for the new owners already!

Colburn_Claret wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:30 pm
Has anyone thought that they may be victim to predictive texting, God knows I am regularly.
It doesn't stop the blame for the proof reader, but it probably isn't deliberate.
The badge as well though??

Unless it’s a photoshop job.
by Swizzlestick
Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle v Liverpool
Replies: 25
Views: 1484

Re: Newcastle v Liverpool

Woodleyclaret wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:42 pm
Poor game little ambition from Liverpool non from Newcastle
Wilson is pxxx poor too greedy and little end product.
He’s been one of their better players both tonight and this season.
by Swizzlestick
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524972

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

“ALK Capital’s Burnley takeover vehicle Calder Vale Holdings Ltd is borrowing money from Michael Dell’s MSD UK Holdings. That should get the deal over the line & it adds another to Dell’s growing list of debtors in English football: Burnley, Derby, Southampton & Sunderland.” Matt Slater on Twitter ...
by Swizzlestick
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524972

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

“ALK Capital’s Burnley takeover vehicle Calder Vale Holdings Ltd is borrowing money from Michael Dell’s MSD UK Holdings. That should get the deal over the line & it adds another to Dell’s growing list of debtors in English football: Burnley, Derby, Southampton & Sunderland.”

Matt Slater on Twitter
by Swizzlestick
Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fulham game in doubt?
Replies: 155
Views: 14529

Re: Fulham game in doubt?

Confirmed called off by the Premier League
by Swizzlestick
Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds
Replies: 9
Views: 1688

Re: Leeds

Won’t go down well on here but I don’t mind this Leeds side. Apart from Phillips they haven’t got a PL standard player in the side, they aren’t kicking the opposition up in the air and they are trying to attack. Total opposite to the Revie animals. The love in for them and Bielsa is totally OTT but...
by Swizzlestick
Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sheffield United - Player Ratings
Replies: 91
Views: 3784

Re: Burnley v Sheffield United - Player Ratings

Pope - 7 some decent stops Lowton - 6 Tarkowski - 8 Mee - 9* excellent Pieters - 6 very limited Brady - 7 assisted from the corner and has ability but frustrating at times Westwood - 6 Brownhill - 7 Benson - 5 not his fault but not ready for the first XI Wood - 6 decent set up in opening moment but ...
by Swizzlestick
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blades reporting positive tests
Replies: 36
Views: 2575

Re: Blades reporting positive tests

Grumps wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:40 pm
Something like 0.5% of tests carried out in Premier league have been positive.... Not that messy. Six hamstrings wouldn't get a game called off...
Well it is messy because City got their game postponed last night because of it. Also, hamstrings aren’t highly contagious as far as I’m aware.
by Swizzlestick
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blades reporting positive tests
Replies: 36
Views: 2575

Re: Blades reporting positive tests

All starting to get a bit messy now.
by Swizzlestick
Tue Dec 29, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mark Halsey says referees are biased towards certain clubs
Replies: 41
Views: 2730

Re: Mark Halsey says referees are biased towards certain clubs

He’s got previous for being something of a gobshite, to quote my Irish relatives, but can’t see where this has been gleaned from. He did cause a bit of a fuss re incidents being deliberately missed but this was a few years ago https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/syndication.bleacherreport.com/amp/2661535...
by Swizzlestick
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton seek full disclosure over Man City Covid outbreak
Replies: 31
Views: 1921

Re: Everton seek full disclosure over Man City Covid outbreak

I would imagine that if the game had gone ahead, and man city won the game and in so doing infected a dozen everton staff members and players, then Everton would be demanding to know why the game was allowed to go ahead. Well yes, but they’re perfectly at rights to request more details about the po...
by Swizzlestick
Tue Dec 29, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton seek full disclosure over Man City Covid outbreak
Replies: 31
Views: 1921

Re: Everton seek full disclosure over Man City Covid outbreak

Maybe it’s time to reiterate to players, managers & staff that the rest of the world, no matter how often they are tested, aren’t going around hugging each other at their place of work. For all the talk of football losing fans over VAR, refereeing decisions and the general softening of the game, no...
by Swizzlestick
Mon Dec 28, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheffield Wednesday sack Pulis
Replies: 24
Views: 1782

Re: Sheffield Wednesday sack Pulis

He’s a busted flush who’s thrown his toys out of the pram at too many clubs. Statement suggests not just results that are the problem. Terrible appointment.
by Swizzlestick
Mon Dec 28, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / Prime recommendations
Replies: 176
Views: 10326

Re: Netflix / Prime recommendations

Tall Paul wrote:
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:23 pm
Is it new or a repeat of the one that was on earlier in the year?
Aye, just a repeat.
by Swizzlestick
Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Benson
Replies: 258
Views: 12011

Re: Benson

Thought he was slow and dwelled too much on the ball throughout as well as being outmuscled. Again, criticism is allowed.

As for FactualFrank liking posts about getting behind the players after freely admitting he bet a sizeable wedge on us getting beat today, well, no comment
by Swizzlestick
Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Benson
Replies: 258
Views: 12011

Re: Benson

They’re not children. Being honest about a player’s performance is not the same as ‘not getting behind them’