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by CleggHall
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Boyd back at Posh
Replies: 13
Views: 993

Re: ARTICLE: Boyd back at Posh

A decent equaliser in 3 all draw at Newcastle too.
by CleggHall
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 553
Views: 7788

Re: England v New Zealand

Root put England in trouble, 7 runs off 30 balls is appalling.
by CleggHall
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire v Sussex - County Championship
Replies: 72
Views: 2647

Re: Lancashire v Sussex - County Championship

10 wickets to spinners on first day, somewhat unusual, where has Parki been the rest of this season?
by CleggHall
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Longstaff
Replies: 22
Views: 3616

Re: Sean Longstaff

Scored his only PL goal against us at SJP in February, silly money for unproven talent.
by CleggHall
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Asian hornets.
Replies: 34
Views: 1651

Re: Asian hornets.

Rochdale Hornets, powerhouse of rugby league! :D
by CleggHall
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle about to confirm
Replies: 52
Views: 5068

Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Bill Sykes or Bob Sykes?! :D
by CleggHall
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northamptonshire v Lancs
Replies: 71
Views: 3333

Re: Northamptonshire v Lancs

Agreed but good batsmen are in short supply in county cricket, just look at Yorkshire's!
by CleggHall
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: One of our own has made his way home
Replies: 110
Views: 6188

Re: ARTICLE: One of our own has made his way home

..... but how come, he doesn't play for Stoke? :D
by CleggHall
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: b and b scarborough
Replies: 14
Views: 962

Re: b and b scarborough

claretnproud wrote:thanks clegghall. Is that place much of a walk to the harbour ?


No not too far to walk down to the harbour and the Selomar is worth it,enjoy thissen with Ken and Irene.
by CleggHall
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: b and b scarborough
Replies: 14
Views: 962

Re: b and b scarborough

The Selomar, north bay, breakfasts to die for and great sea view, I stay there for cricket most years.
by CleggHall
Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs League T20 Quarter finals
Replies: 53
Views: 1507

Re: Lancs League T20 Quarter finals

There is no better place to watch cricket than Tod, the view from the pavilion is staggeringly beautiful and the teas with onions in vinegar are to die for!
by CleggHall
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: We’ve moved on to the title winning season of 1959/60
Replies: 26
Views: 490

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

Northern Ireland 58 World Cup squad was very strong - Blanchflower, Bingham, Gregg, Wilbur Cush, Peacock, Mac, McParland and possibly Dougan. Amazing for such a small country.
by CleggHall
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: We’ve moved on to the title winning season of 1959/60
Replies: 26
Views: 490

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

Excellent, well done, thanks Tony.
It brings back memories for us oldies, West Ham game August 59 was my 1st, that Championship side photo must be the best ever of the Clarets.
by CleggHall
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ings and Barnes complete the team
Replies: 18
Views: 1066

Re: ARTICLE: Ings and Barnes complete the team

Team of the last 10 years is unsurprisingly very strong but would that midfield create enough chances for Barnes and Ings?
by CleggHall
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hollingworth Lake.
Replies: 9
Views: 827

Re: Hollingworth Lake.

But will you make last orders in the Staff?
by CleggHall
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hollingworth Lake.
Replies: 9
Views: 827

Re: Hollingworth Lake.

Yes a nice spot, some bike that Beamish!
by CleggHall
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Milnrow resign from the Lancashire League
Replies: 49
Views: 2103

Re: Milnrow resign from the Lancashire League

Mondsley - is that you Raymond?
by CleggHall
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Milnrow resign from the Lancashire League
Replies: 49
Views: 2103

Re: Milnrow resign from the Lancashire League

As ever a lot of realism there Spice, it must be a nightmare trying to run a club like Milnrow and get teams out every weekend. The world has moved on but have the league management?
by CleggHall
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Milnrow resign from the Lancashire League
Replies: 49
Views: 2103

Re: Milnrow resign from the Lancashire League

Sad news, Milnrow was a well run club in my youth.
1st casualty of the newly structured Lancashire League, long travel times don't help, Heywood were sensible in not signing up.
by CleggHall
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scam alert
Replies: 55
Views: 2870

Re: Scam alert

Molton Keynes?
Don't they mean Molten Keynes?! :D
by CleggHall
Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia
Replies: 92
Views: 2786

Re: England vs Australia

When 3 of the top 6 batsmen fail, (Vince, Root,Morgan) you can't beat the Aussies. Sorry but we don't deserve to win this one and the wheels are coming off another World Cup. Disappointing but not the 1st time!
by CleggHall
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: An Evening with Darren Lehmann
Replies: 13
Views: 1857

Re: An Evening with Darren Lehmann

Give this Yorkshire Australian a warm welcome!
by CleggHall
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse vs Burnley 1969
Replies: 16
Views: 1375

Re: Lowerhouse vs Burnley 1969

Great photos but makes me feel old looking at the spectators, players kit and ground facilities. Was 1969 so long ago!?
by CleggHall
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Saturday Bloody Saturday
Replies: 8
Views: 1689

Re: Saturday Bloody Saturday

Campbell's book is not a bad read, 1970s football loosely based on a club like Burnley mixed up with IRA activity. Football description is good/realistic but won't spoil it for you, worth a read.
by CleggHall
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League T20 21/6/19
Replies: 56
Views: 1512

Re: Lancashire League T20 21/6/19

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:Milnrow can’t raise a team for tonight’s game at Rawtenstall. Rawtenstall will instead play Stacksteads in a friendly.


A pity this, Milnrow were a well run club in my youth, Cec Abrahams ( Johnny's dad) was their pro for many years. A South African better than d'Oliveira in my opinion.
by CleggHall
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The Bob Lord Book – Forthcoming Events
Replies: 10
Views: 1175

Re: ARTICLE: The Bob Lord Book – Forthcoming Events

Nice to know that Christian Fraser is a claret, a good journalist and political reporter.
by CleggHall
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Derbyshire v Lancs
Replies: 66
Views: 2823

Re: Derbyshire v Lancs

Have seen Durham v Gloucester, Derbyshire, Northants this year but Div 2 cricket is a poor standard/spectacle.
by CleggHall
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Two central defenders to choose from last ten years
Replies: 50
Views: 2050

Re: ARTICLE: Two central defenders to choose from last ten years

Some genuine quality to choose from there, an area of strength in our recent sides.
by CleggHall
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paul Sinha
Replies: 17
Views: 1888

Re: Paul Sinha

Sad news, yes a good chaser, I had noted his recent absences, good luck Sinha-man.
by CleggHall
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Trippier wins place in team of last ten years
Replies: 3
Views: 308

Re: ARTICLE: Trippier wins place in team of last ten years

No surprise there then, but for the old timers, is he better than John Angus?
by CleggHall
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Saints again on opening day
Replies: 57
Views: 3481

Re: ARTICLE: Saints again on opening day

ClaretTony wrote:We've not played them on a Saturday, home or away, since 1983.


Southern computer knows nothing about the north, thinks Newcastle-Burnley is a local derby! :D
by CleggHall
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yorkshire CCC - Class Shines Through
Replies: 7
Views: 576

Re: Yorkshire CCC - Class Shines Through

Sounds just like Sedbergh, home of Lancashire cricket! :D
by CleggHall
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle to be sold
Replies: 32
Views: 3847

Re: Newcastle to be sold

Anyone one from Newcastle posting on here, if so what is the latest news if any. Am writing this some 1.5 miles from SJP, local news suggests the potential sale is taking its time with fit and proper person checks etc. The rumour mill doon the toon is quiet, Ashley is not an easy guy to work/deal w...
by CleggHall
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If Jimmy McIlroy was playing today...
Replies: 30
Views: 1286

Re: If Jimmy McIlroy was playing today...

Agree mdd2, Maurice Setters wiped Mac out in the 1st half in the West Brom game but, arm in a sling, Mac moved out to the right wing in the 2nd half and destroyed the WBA left back.
Memories!!
by CleggHall
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If Jimmy McIlroy was playing today...
Replies: 30
Views: 1286

Re: If Jimmy McIlroy was playing today...

Sampdoria wanted to sign Mac but he and Mrs Mac preferred living in Burnley! He also had a chance to go to Argentina. Why Stoke of all clubs? - he went there when Bob Lord irrationally decided "to get rid". At the time Stoke were a toppish club playing good football with a side of classy, ...
by CleggHall
Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If Jimmy McIlroy was playing today...
Replies: 30
Views: 1286

Re: If Jimmy McIlroy was playing today...

Agreed - Mac was a bit heavier and stronger than David Silva but had similar skills and influence on games.
by CleggHall
Sat May 25, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gateshead Football Club
Replies: 23
Views: 2637

Re: Gateshead Football Club

Steve Watson ex-Newcastle managed them until February when results on the field were good. However Gateshead Stadium (athletics) is a lousy place to watch and play football, windy and the few supporters are miles away from the pitch with the athletics track in between.
by CleggHall
Sat May 25, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse v Burnley Cricket Rivalry
Replies: 86
Views: 4230

Re: Lowerhouse v Burnley Cricket Rivalry

Nice piece on Lowerhouse and Stan Heaton in today's Guardian, Saturday 25 May.
by CleggHall
Thu May 23, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Payts takes over at Garstang
Replies: 36
Views: 5558

Re: ARTICLE: Payts takes over at Garstang

Garstang a nice little ground, I watched their youth team play FC Fylde there one Sunday morning last autumn.
by CleggHall
Wed May 22, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs Vs Worcs
Replies: 60
Views: 3506

Re: Lancs Vs Worcs

Given the standard of batting in the County Championship do we still need 4 day matches? Spent 2 days at the Riverside watching Durham and Gloucester, poor cricket with feeble batting. I don't think anyone made 50 and 3 division 2 games including Lancs finished in less than 3 days. It is no wonder t...
by CleggHall
Tue May 21, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England World Cup squad (cricket)
Replies: 15
Views: 634

Re: England World Cup squad (cricket)

Yes a logical squad, Willey and Denly not up to it and Dawson, Vince and Curran mainly cover for injuries.
by CleggHall
Sun May 19, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire league 18/5/19
Replies: 74
Views: 2493

Re: Lancashire league 18/5/19

Agreed Mondsley, you and my old mate Trevor Maden were probably playing the day of the broken coffee table!?
by CleggHall
Sun May 19, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire league 18/5/19
Replies: 74
Views: 2493

Re: Lancashire league 18/5/19

Yes 2 fiery types there but Gilchrist was as mad as a hatter.
Depeiza smashed a coffee table with his bat at Littleboro, unfortunately it was the main raffle prize!
by CleggHall
Sun May 19, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire league 18/5/19
Replies: 74
Views: 2493

Re: Lancashire league 18/5/19

An interesting piece that Ashington, Clairmont Depeiza coached me and the under 15s at Heywood Grammar school in 1960 and when I moved to Newcastle in 1977 I was amazed to find him still playing somewhere in the Durham league. West Indies wicket keeper but fast bowler in the leagues.
by CleggHall
Thu May 16, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Somewhere brilliant on holiday
Replies: 22
Views: 1100

Re: Somewhere brilliant on holiday

Try "Coral Bay, Pathos"! :D
by CleggHall
Tue May 14, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 3rd O.D.I England/Pakistan:Bristol
Replies: 11
Views: 637

Re: 3rd O.D.I England/Pakistan:Bristol

Another runfest, Bairstow a ton, Roy 70+, an unequal contest between bat and ball.
Sixes were a rarity when I was a kid! :D
by CleggHall
Sun May 12, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hampshire v Lancashire - Semi Final
Replies: 12
Views: 924

Re: Hampshire v Lancashire - Semi Final

A poor performance, couldn't bat 50 overs and looked a bowler light.
by CleggHall
Sat May 11, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How did your predictions go ....
Replies: 10
Views: 702

Re: How did your predictions go ....

ClaretTony wrote:I backed Man City, Norwich, Luton, Lincoln & Leyton Orient. I’d better check to see how well I’ve done. :D


Didn't he do well!?
With apologies to Bruce Forsyth.
by CleggHall
Fri May 10, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Mee leads the defence at Everton
Replies: 3
Views: 245

Re: ARTICLE: Mee leads the defence at Everton

Joe Hart third in the player of the year, takes a bit of explaining?
Best player week after week in a poor side before Xmas I guess but an unusual final outcome.
by CleggHall
Thu May 09, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: West Yorkshire Clarets moving into Burnley
Replies: 3
Views: 570

Re: ARTICLE: West Yorkshire Clarets moving into Burnley

Passports and visas required for the Kettledrum! :D

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