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by Sausage
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 284
Views: 21426

Re: Bury : No Wages

You might not like it but it's a serious point. Is it better for the club to go to the wall, cease to exist and all of the creditors lose out or for them to be bought and shifted elsewhere? It's not like the new club will be taking another club's place. The other option will be no club. It might be...
by Sausage
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Australia 1st Ashes Test
Replies: 399
Views: 9667

Re: England v Australia 1st Ashes Test

Devils_Advocate wrote:Watch a bit of the cricket this aft and this England team dont look a patch on the team that won the World Cup last month. All they do is tip tap it about and block half the balls. If they dont improve id get a few of the World Cup winners back in for the next match


You need to change your bait.
by Sausage
Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky super six
Replies: 109
Views: 4495

Re: Sky super six

The sausage is well and truly in.
by Sausage
Thu Aug 01, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton - Burnley Legend?
Replies: 34
Views: 1550

Re: Tom Heaton - Burnley Legend?

Definitely a legend.
by Sausage
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premiership
Replies: 16
Views: 1217

Re: Premiership

My problem is that I can't hear the words 'Premier League' without prefacing it with 'Barclays'. And that makes me think of Owen Coyle.

Do I need counselling?
by Sausage
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heats
Replies: 491
Views: 18528

Re: Heats

also at the end of the season we could be in a relegation scrap with Villa and they pick up points because they have Heaton and we dont - we go down and lose £120M - false economy using that as an argument There's a lot of crystal ball gazing going on here. It's equally possible that we could get r...
by Sausage
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heats
Replies: 491
Views: 18528

Re: Heats

But he could keep Villa up at our expense. So that zilch could have been worth 180 million. If he was going abroad or to a top 10 team, fair enough. Madness to strengthen a relegation rival for the sake of 8 million. Except that Tom Heaton no longer wants to play for Burnley. If you insist he stays...
by Sausage
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heats
Replies: 491
Views: 18528

Re: Heats

Doesn't matter, he is still under contract for 12 months and with Pope not fit then Heaton starts and keeps his place and we sell at the end of the season. We don't need to sell so why take such a gamble with possibly our Premier League future :o :shock: :x At the end of this season he leaves for n...
by Sausage
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heats
Replies: 491
Views: 18528

Re: Heats

I can't understand why anyone would blame Sean Dyche or the board for this. If you have a player in the last year of his contract who a) won't sign a new contract; and b) wants away, the only thing you can do is sell them for as much as you can. Heats departs with my best wishes for giving us six ye...
by Sausage
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ladbrokes advertising on CFS
Replies: 13
Views: 1858

Re: Ladbrokes advertising on CFS

TsarBomba wrote:Don’t they have to remove all of the Ladbrokes signage?


Ladbrokes and Coral are removing pitchside sponsorship voluntarily, not as a result of a ban.
by Sausage
Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eng Vs Ire Test match
Replies: 159
Views: 5051

Re: Eng Vs Ire Test match

I was offered tickets for Day 3 of this test. I don't think there's going to be a Day 3.
by Sausage
Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Zizkov's team photo is a thing of beauty
Replies: 27
Views: 1621

Re: Zizkov's team photo is a thing of beauty

We should have a team photo inside Queen Street Mill, with the working looms in the background.
by Sausage
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris
Replies: 971
Views: 18610

Re: Boris

Come on, you’re being a bit disingenuous there. Yes, technically what you say is true, but if people don’t vote based on who will become Prime Minister why is Johnson talking about defeating Corbyn (unless he intends to stand against him in Islington)? Why do people say they’ll never vote Labour wh...
by Sausage
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris
Replies: 971
Views: 18610

Re: Boris

Except today we're getting an undemocratically elected leader. Except that he was democratically elected by members of the Conservative Party. How else would you have liked the leader of the Conservative party to have been chosen? Or are you saying that whenever a prime minister is changed there sh...
by Sausage
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Corner Stands
Replies: 542
Views: 42847

Re: New Corner Stands

The Ironside
by Sausage
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst manager in living memory, purely for football reasons
Replies: 47
Views: 1789

Re: Worst manager in living memory, purely for football reasons

Some of the football under Bond was fantastic. Worst football for me was under Waddle, particularly the first half of the season. Funnily enough, when he realised that Glen Little was fit to lace the gaffer's boots, the football improved. The football under Benson was also ****. How he got relegated...
by Sausage
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 8 days to the moon and back - bbc 2
Replies: 56
Views: 1589

Re: 8 days to the moon and back - bbc 2

houseboy wrote:What were the first words spoken on the moon?


"Houston, we appear to have landed at Ewood Park."
by Sausage
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All Misspell XI
Replies: 56
Views: 1600

Re: All Misspell XI

My favourite misspelling was in one of the tabloids after the Orient Game, which had a photo of Neil Grewcock captioned 'Nigel Cock'.
by Sausage
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All Misspell XI
Replies: 56
Views: 1600

Re: All Misspell XI

Ashley Hoskins
by Sausage
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jamie Shackleton?
Replies: 15
Views: 2125

Re: Shackleton?

Granville?
by Sausage
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 427980

Jay Rod - signature imminent

According to BBC, Jay Rodriguez is set to re-sign for the Clarets

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48905593
by Sausage
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: We’ve moved on to the title winning season of 1959/60
Replies: 26
Views: 573

Re: ARTICLE: We’ve moved on to the title winning season of 1959/60

ClaretTony wrote:My dad would have agreed with you on that. Way before my time but was told he was hard as nails and used to cross balls like rockets just inches off the ground. He was loved at Sunderland too.


Didn't he once get sent off for 'looking at the referee aggressively'?
by Sausage
Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Petition for improved access for disabled
Replies: 3
Views: 641

Re: Petition for improved access for disabled

I would have thought that the organisers of any outdoor event are obliged by the Equalities Act to provide suitable access arrangements for people with disabilities. Given the event being outdoors, the prospect of there being rain and therefore muddy conditions could reasonably have been foreseen. S...
by Sausage
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v USA
Replies: 239
Views: 4778

Re: England v USA

Lot of respect from me for dsr on this thread. Absolutely nailed it. If an error is clear and obvious then it should take less than 30 seconds to establish. Five mins is a joke.
by Sausage
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Corner Stands
Replies: 542
Views: 42847

Re: New Corner Stands

Quickenthetempo wrote:They look nice and shiny but quite skinny compared to the wooden ones.


It's nudge theory. A subtle approach to encourage fat away fans to lose weight. ;)
by Sausage
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Friends and Foes
Replies: 28
Views: 1610

Re: Friends and Foes

Done it a few times and tended not to celebrate when we scored. Notable exceptions were Watford (A) in 2002 when Paul Weller scored a last minute winner and at Wembley when Chris Wood equalised against Spurs. Pretty difficult to keep a lid on it in those circumstances. In the days before all-seater ...
by Sausage
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Kit Launch
Replies: 151
Views: 6784

Re: New Kit Launch

No, it's the printer's job to print it to a design commissioned by the client.

Gambling advertisements are created by advertising agencies to a brief set by the client.

It's all about the client. They commission, they pay, they advertise, they make profits, they ruin lives.
by Sausage
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Kit Launch
Replies: 151
Views: 6784

Re: New Kit Launch

You have very strong opinions on gambling; what is your view of BFC effectively being saved by Barry Kilby and his money which he made through his gambling business? I could be wrong (I often am) but I understood Kilby made his money through Europrint which manufactured scratch cards which, among o...
by Sausage
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets Player Subscription Cancellation
Replies: 7
Views: 541

Re: Clarets Player Subscription Cancellation

Not being funny but you should never trust a company to cancel a direct debit. Why didn't you cancel it yourself at the same time? If you want a job done properly, and all that.
by Sausage
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Kit Launch
Replies: 151
Views: 6784

Re: New Kit Launch

I’ll be ensuring that zonal performance doesn’t cause the wicking away of the money from my wallet. Because it’s a stinker of a shirt.
by Sausage
Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The 3:33 demo
Replies: 13
Views: 1594

Re: The 3:33 demo

The 3.33 protest was Tony Livesey's idea. I know because I was sat next to him at the Mechanics when he came up with the idea. ClaretTony was there too. The idea was to do something so novel that it would attract significant media attention. It worked to the extent that it got lots of media coverage...
by Sausage
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Forest sack O'Neill
Replies: 28
Views: 1949

Re: Forest sack O'Neill

Does anyone know why Martin Buchan resigned? I remember his appointment being national news but I know nothing about the circumstances surrounding his departure.
by Sausage
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Parma will be final pre-season opponents
Replies: 28
Views: 2271

Re: ARTICLE: Parma will be final pre-season opponents

thelaughingclaret wrote:That’s incorrect, we won the second tier for the first time in 1897-98


Ah crap, I forgot that.
by Sausage
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Player with the most unfulfilled potential
Replies: 87
Views: 8573

Re: Player with the most unfulfilled potential

Nathan Peel - scored two belters against Plymouth and then couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo.
by Sausage
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Parma will be final pre-season opponents
Replies: 28
Views: 2271

Re: ARTICLE: Parma will be final pre-season opponents

duncandisorderly wrote:A bit out of date that.


Perhaps we should make the claim that we were the first team to win the leagues in the sequence 1st Division, followed by 2nd, 3rd and 4th.

Burnley: 1, 2, 3, 4
PNE: 1, 2, 3, 4
Wolves: 2, 1, 4, 3
Portsmouth: 1, 3, 2, 4
Sheff Utd: 1, 2, 4, 3

Yep, I'm that bored.
by Sausage
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extended home section in cricket field stand
Replies: 219
Views: 10589

Re: Extended home section in cricket field stand

2 Bee Holed, it is indeed Lancashire County Council that issues safety certificates for sports grounds. Presumably the work to the CFS is notifiable to LCC as it increases the overall capacity of the stand. If you have genuine concerns over the safety of the stand then you really should contact LCC ...
by Sausage
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hampton Court ghost
Replies: 54
Views: 3593

Re: Hampton Court ghost

However, my better half doesn't like to go in one of the rooms at HC. She says she always feels cold in that room - however warm it is outside - and has a sense that something isn't "quite right" there. I can't remember whether it's one of the rooms where one of the 6 wives of Henry VIII ...
by Sausage
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pension
Replies: 58
Views: 3763

Re: Pension

Yes you can, Sausage, but you have to be canny about it, or you'll be slapped with a whacking tax bill. :cry: I'm in drawdown myself and make sure to keep within the income tax allowance each year. People should get advice about this, Pension Wise, the free advice service, is very helpful, I found....
by Sausage
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pension
Replies: 58
Views: 3763

Re: Pension

IV just opted out of my pension. My opinion is your putting in for a very long time and not getting very much out, yes your boss pays in and it's "free money" but it's only good if you get back everything you put in. With the retirement age ever increasing it all sounds like a big con to ...
by Sausage
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Championship fixtures
Replies: 6
Views: 537

Re: The Championship fixtures

Middlesbrough? The name rings a bell. Something about being a massive, massive club a few years back. Maybe my mind is playing tricks on me.
by Sausage
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sponsorships of the Longside
Replies: 29
Views: 1875

Re: Sponsorships of the Longside

This question has been doing my head in for about a week now, how many sponsorships has the longside had over the years and has the new stand always been called 'The James Hargreaves Stand (I think it was called North Stand before the sponsorship got sorted) As for the Longside before I can only re...
by Sausage
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 579
Views: 16409

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

I’ll defend Jo Brand too. I think her comment was ill-judged but, in the context of a radio programme that is clearly set up to get laughs out of controversial subjects, it shouldn’t be interpreted as inciting violence. It’s sometimes difficult to know when you may be crossing the line in comedy. I ...
by Sausage
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gary Monk & Birmingham
Replies: 42
Views: 5336

Re: Gary Monk & Birmingham

A club that just never learns. Good manager comes in, has no money to spend, stabilises basket case of a club, gets potted because he didn't get them into the play-offs.

Horrible owners, horrible fans, horrible club.
by Sausage
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: brewing beer at home
Replies: 14
Views: 800

Re: brewing beer at home

Hi all. I'm thinking of brewing my own beer for personal consumption. How easy/expensive is this to do? Does anyone on here homebrew? Thanks. How easy? Depends on whether you want to brew from a kit (Wilkos sell a range), from malt extract or do full all-grain brewing. Kits are easiest and quickest...
by Sausage
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coventry close to liquidation
Replies: 69
Views: 7507

Re: Coventry close to liquidation

Surely the big news here is that St Andrew's has been renamed the Trillion Trophy Stadium which has got to the most ironic name for a club whose trophy cabinet looks like this:
by Sausage
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: QPR rename Loftus Road
Replies: 10
Views: 1633

Re: QPR rename Loftus Road

It is possible to take a more cynical view of this, as suggested above, that it clears the way for a betting company to sponsor it in future. Alternatively, you could take the view that as the club is hoping to move to new stadium at Old Oak Common in the next few years, their emotional attachment t...
by Sausage
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: QPR rename Loftus Road
Replies: 10
Views: 1633

Re: QPR rename Loftus Road

What an amazing gesture. Massively impressed with QPR for doing this.
by Sausage
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Big Step - asking football clubs to review relationship with gambling
Replies: 75
Views: 1911

Re: The Big Step - asking football clubs to review relationship with gambling

Did we? I havent seen it in any paper or news bulletin Yep. BBC: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/46303940 Daily Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2018/12/25/special-report-luton-town-lead-crusade-end-gamblings-grip-football/ Daily Mail (Sorry!): https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/a...
by Sausage
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Big Step - asking football clubs to review relationship with gambling
Replies: 75
Views: 1911

Re: The Big Step - asking football clubs to review relationship with gambling

Grumps wrote:As you say...little old Burnley.....i doubt weve missed a chance to show the football world how its done, nobody would take a blind bit of notice.....


We've all noticed that little old Luton have done it.
by Sausage
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When did Burnley erect the fences?
Replies: 54
Views: 3015

Re: When did Burnley erect the fences?

https://youtu.be/Qw_TqV2XFzU?t=26 This video should start on 0.26 of the clip that shows a fence at least 2ft above the men standing there. Seems a bit much for advertising. Sorry to go off at a tangent, but if you start the clip at the beginning (instead of 26 secs) you see Brian Miller wearing a ...

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