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by CleggHall
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2243
Views: 25924

Re: General Election Is On

Lowbank - what is the point of knocking on people's doors and collecting the sort of information you have posted above?
Power to your elbow but does it have any effect and have you ever convinced anyone to vote for your chosen party?
by CleggHall
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “I let the side down”
Replies: 50
Views: 3049

Re: “I let the side down”

Andrew has no idea what the word "honour" means. Misuses the term twice.

The guy has brought dishonour on himself and the royal family.
by CleggHall
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nottingham sign Lancs opener Hameed
Replies: 14
Views: 756

Nottingham sign Lancs opener Hameed

Lancs and England opening bat Hameed signs 2 year contract with Nottingham.
One can only wish him well, can Peter Moores succeed in turning him round where others failed?
by CleggHall
Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR changes
Replies: 92
Views: 2197

Re: VAR changes

Agreed Ashington, the certainty that we all had that we knew and understood the rules of the game has been shaken or shattered by recent VAR interventions. Possibly our prior understanding was at times incorrect but, at this stage,VAR has added nothing to the supporter experience. The Wood - Johnny ...
by CleggHall
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coaches outside Belvedere Road Entrance, Saturday
Replies: 27
Views: 2652

Re: Coaches outside Belvedere Road Entrance, Saturday

Mondsley wrote:Ellen Smith ran coaches to every home game from Rochdale/Littleborough (and many away games) in the Sixties as did Yelloway.


Yes Mondsley, you could buy coach tickets at Billy Howarth's barbers!
Pomfrets from Shore also ran coaches to Turf Moor
by CleggHall
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Carlisle United
Replies: 19
Views: 1767

Re: Carlisle United

Should have appointed Elvis Presley!
by CleggHall
Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: A Tale Of Two Halves
Replies: 2
Views: 430

Re: ARTICLE: A Tale Of Two Halves

At least it has a happy ending! :D
by CleggHall
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 7/10 for VAR, says Swarbrick
Replies: 10
Views: 633

Re: 7/10 for VAR, says Swarbrick

Crikey, Jeremy Corbyn scored the EU 7 out of 10 before the referendum!
by CleggHall
Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: What a difference a week makes
Replies: 2
Views: 538

Re: REPORT: What a difference a week makes

A good report tops off a great weekend, thanks Tony.
by CleggHall
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The belief was back in the performance
Replies: 1
Views: 294

Re: ARTICLE: The belief was back in the performance

Excellent comments from SD, he's a cool customer and called it right with his team changes. I hope that he doesn't kick Dwight McNeil, he's too precious for that!
by CleggHall
Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dave Thomas R4 QPR
Replies: 1
Views: 450

Re: Dave Thomas R4 QPR

Yes a good interview Paul, despite his eyesight problems Dave sounds a contented guy who has accepted his lot in life. An excellent player who turned down Leeds and Revie's £ notes in a suitcase because he had already given his word to Burnley.
Why Adamson didn't like him is another question?
by CleggHall
Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time For Tom Watson To Apologize
Replies: 196
Views: 9564

Re: Time For Tom Watson To Apologize

The centre ground is vanishing before our very eyes for the 2 main political parties. A pity, as politics moves towards the extremes. Compromise and agreeing to differ are quitting the arena.
by CleggHall
Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ** Big favour needed, please read **
Replies: 49
Views: 2211

Re: ** Big favour needed, please read **

Excellent!
by CleggHall
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What price Dwight ?
Replies: 76
Views: 3230

Re: What price Dwight ?

Too early for him to move yet, needs another couple of years at Turf Moor playing regularly, bench warming at Leicester, Wolves and, my God, Everton would do him no good.
by CleggHall
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: The Bramall Lane Horror Show
Replies: 6
Views: 796

Re: REPORT: The Bramall Lane Horror Show

Thanks Tony for your honesty, take the rough with the smooth!
by CleggHall
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It'll come down to how well we do against the teams around us
Replies: 13
Views: 629

Re: It'll come down to how well we do against the teams around us

A nice chart Spijed, sums it up well and we are doing well against lower table sides so far.
by CleggHall
Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bob Lord The Movie
Replies: 13
Views: 1279

Re: Bob Lord The Movie

A nice film, factual and uncritical, Lord will forever divide Burnley supporters but would we be where we are in the PL 2019 without him?
by CleggHall
Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Late goals can’t prevent home defeat against Chelsea
Replies: 8
Views: 677

Re: REPORT: Late goals can’t prevent home defeat against Chelsea

A very fair report, a pity, we played some decent football but mistakes made it easy for Chelsea.
by CleggHall
Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stanley
Replies: 16
Views: 1944

Re: Stanley

Came unstuck at the Dale the week before despite having 28 shots to the Dale's 8.
by CleggHall
Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Richard " corky " benson
Replies: 6
Views: 1449

Re: Richard " corky " benson

Sorry to hear this, Richard had a couple of very nasty motor bike accidents in his early years. RIP
by CleggHall
Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man U vs Liverpool
Replies: 86
Views: 2508

Re: Man U vs Liverpool

You just never know! :D
by CleggHall
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hampstead Claret RIP
Replies: 163
Views: 7239

Re: Hampstead Claret RIP

Many thanks for that Marsden, it fills in the gaps for many of us who "knew Hampstead" but didn't really know him!
by CleggHall
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Get well soon TYBFC
Replies: 76
Views: 3598

Re: Get well soon TYBFC

Best wishes to one of the board's more knowledgeable cricket supporters even if he does wind the Yorkies up.
Good luck Tony
by CleggHall
Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hampstead Claret RIP
Replies: 163
Views: 7239

Re: Hampstead Claret RIP

Yes a sad loss, an excellent contributor to this board. From his postings I imagine he was an Economics teacher since he clearly understood economic models and Keynesianism. Left of centre Labour man with a deep knowledge of music, also a keen rugby union supporter. I never met him but will miss his...
by CleggHall
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Superleague Final
Replies: 33
Views: 1090

Re: Superleague Final

Referee had an excellent 1st half, he went unnoticed, 2nd half had a shocker, might as well have been playing for Saints.
by CleggHall
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Superleague Final
Replies: 33
Views: 1090

Re: Superleague Final

Decent entertainment at Old Trafford, it makes a change! :D
by CleggHall
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Average Player Ratings to Everton game
Replies: 2
Views: 430

Re: Average Player Ratings to Everton game

Incredibly bunched scores particularly at the bottom, only 0.31 difference covers 7 players from Barnes to Wood. This is what averaging does, difficult to highlight standout performers though clearly Tarks has impressed many.
by CleggHall
Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Silverwood new England coach
Replies: 12
Views: 945

Re: Chris Silverwood new England coach

It's amazing the lack of competition for these top jobs, Silverwood only moved to coach Essex a few years ago (2015?) and is hardly experienced. It is big jump up for him, I wish him luck.
by CleggHall
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colonoscopy
Replies: 63
Views: 2657

Re: Colonoscopy

Don't worry, some good advice and sharing of experiences on here. The worst part is the liquid laxative the night before, the procedure itself is painless and I was treated by a good male nurse and the Doctors talked me through their camera shots. When it is all over and hopefully clear, you will be...
by CleggHall
Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Touchline fun and a link to the Orient game in cup draw
Replies: 7
Views: 780

Re: ARTICLE: Touchline fun and a link to the Orient game in cup draw

I stood on the Hartlepool terraces with Phil Malley's brother a few years ago, was concerned by his Geordie accent until he explained the family connection.
by CleggHall
Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Labour now want to interfere in running football clubs
Replies: 60
Views: 2821

Re: Labour now want to interfere in running football clubs

It's the Burys of this world that you have got to worry about (not Newcastle Utd), politicians were powerless to prevent Bury going under, the town and its citizens are poorer for this.
by CleggHall
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Everton - Player Ratings
Replies: 71
Views: 9215

Re: Burnley v Everton - Player Ratings

Another good comprehensive read spice, always enjoy your reviews and miss them when you do not attend. Keep going home and away!
by CleggHall
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley's greatest chairman
Replies: 27
Views: 3796

Re: Burnley's greatest chairman

Bob Lord made himself so unloveable, as a consequence his achievements and role at Burnley are oft underestimated.
by CleggHall
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Superleague
Replies: 12
Views: 833

Re: Superleague

Old fashioned rugby league from Salford, tackle hard, complete your sets and kick the penalties. An excellent performance, Wigan were never at the races.
by CleggHall
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Pumas
Replies: 17
Views: 933

Re: England v Pumas

Agreed Nigel Owens is an excellent ref, nothing as good as him in the PL. The Argies are up for it this morning!
by CleggHall
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England squad announced
Replies: 51
Views: 3636

Re: England squad announced

Trippier still going strong, why did Spurs sell him?
by CleggHall
Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Race and Pace: The West Indians in East Lancashire
Replies: 1
Views: 414

Re: Race and Pace: The West Indians in East Lancashire

Yes has been on TV several times and we've had a few threads on it here too. Worth a programme longer than 30 mins in my opinion, there is a bigger story to be told.
by CleggHall
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 457123

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

A beautiful bird Lowbank, what breed is it?
by CleggHall
Mon Sep 30, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: All lit up in Folkestone
Replies: 15
Views: 1160

Re: ARTICLE: All lit up in Folkestone

A very strong side for a friendly at Folkestone, only Adamson and Mac missing.
Water shortage would make life difficult too.
Those really were the olden days! :D
by CleggHall
Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Proud grandad
Replies: 7
Views: 1119

Re: Proud grandad

It really is great how the "Clarets family" welcomes new children and grandchildren!
by CleggHall
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC Football Daily - Owen Coyle
Replies: 38
Views: 3727

Re: BBC Football Daily - Owen Coyle

randomclaret2 wrote:Im amazed that the BBC continue to give this chancer so much air time


It's his charming Scottish accent!
Has conned many a Lancashire football club too.
by CleggHall
Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Another away game – another draw
Replies: 20
Views: 2553

Re: REPORT: Another away game – another draw

Agreed - glad the fans applauded Tom at the end of the game, he has been an outstanding claret whose contributions should not be forgotten. A good result and report.
by CleggHall
Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire CCC Awards Night
Replies: 7
Views: 529

Re: Lancashire CCC Awards Night

ty - Gleeson gets 47 wickets at 20, Mahmood 21 at 30 yet Mahmood is the England pick, any comments?
Similarly for Parkinson, I guess they are younger but it's tough on Gleeson and possibly Bailey.
by CleggHall
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: JBG back in contention for Villa
Replies: 30
Views: 2601

Re: ARTICLE: JBG back in contention for Villa

"back on the grass" - sounds like a newly calved Friesian heifer!? :D
by CleggHall
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: footballer - drink/driving shock
Replies: 13
Views: 1198

Re: footballer - drink/driving shock

When will they ever learn, when will they ever learn?
by CleggHall
Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester v Lancs Cricket
Replies: 12
Views: 1232

Re: Leicester v Lancs Cricket

Bairstow dropped for tour to NZ, no surprise there,chance for Buttler to shine, also Mahmood and Parkinson.
by CleggHall
Sun Sep 22, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Norwich at the Turf – a view from the other side
Replies: 8
Views: 3003

Re: ARTICLE: Norwich at the Turf – a view from the other side

A very honest, reasoned assessment by the Norwich reporter. Well beaten by a maturing Premiership side, it was all over after 25 minutes but Wood's 2nd was some "prod" as it hit the roof of the net! An articulate guy, let's hope his predictions for the season are correct, Burnley will not ...
by CleggHall
Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Beardsley
Replies: 72
Views: 3253

Re: Peter Beardsley

The sad fact is that Peter Beardsley is not very bright and lost himself once his playing days were over. If you walk past SJP you are always likely to see PB, likewise in Tesco's, always over friendly wanting to be recognised and loved. As to his coaching, Glenn Roeder spotted there was a problem a...
by CleggHall
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Town set for change as Clarets face trip to Newcastle
Replies: 9
Views: 1247

Re: ARTICLE: Town set for change as Clarets face trip to Newcastle

Clarets fans called Scoular "onion-head" on account of his long receding hair on top of an outsized head. Nobody brave enough to call it to his face though!
by CleggHall
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Town set for change as Clarets face trip to Newcastle
Replies: 9
Views: 1247

Re: ARTICLE: Town set for change as Clarets face trip to Newcastle

Newcastle were a poorish side on paper Eastham apart, they were relegated the following season in 61.

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