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by CleggHall
Tue Feb 18, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Has a football game ever been called off for wind?
Replies: 33
Views: 1028

Re: Has a football game ever been called off for wind?

A lot of wind under them blankets in the Bob Lord stand!
by CleggHall
Tue Feb 18, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T Best place to put £500 per month
Replies: 54
Views: 2072

Re: O/T Best place to put £500 per month

Stocks and shares ISA, possibly need a financial advisor as to which funds to select. I did this 10 years ago and investment has gone up by 60-70% since then.
by CleggHall
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Superleague
Replies: 43
Views: 1428

Re: Superleague

Wigan eventually grinding down a dogged, persevering Toronto but class will tell.

Ashington - I bet you will watch your 3rd favourite sport at SJP 29 Feb providing you can get a ticket. I am in with the magpies this year.
by CleggHall
Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: No game for Clarets but town mourns the murder of a child
Replies: 12
Views: 991

Re: ARTICLE: No game for Clarets but town mourns the murder of a child

Interesting local history, harsh sentence for kids' stealing - 28 days locked up in a remand home but did this sentence work?
by CleggHall
Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dr Sara Ward to replace Neil Hart
Replies: 11
Views: 1460

Re: Dr Sara Ward to replace Neil Hart

A very well-qualified person, excellent appointment (we hope!)
by CleggHall
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eckersley vegan milk
Replies: 15
Views: 1043

Eckersley vegan milk

The first national vegan milkround is being launched by the ex Manchester United footballer Richard Eckersley. Nut based milk in glass bottles is delivered to customers in Totnes, Devon with plans to expand across the U.K. (The Guardian)
by CleggHall
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ross Wallace
Replies: 13
Views: 1841

Re: Ross Wallace

A good skilful player with bite and edge to his game, wish him well in the twilight of a good career.
by CleggHall
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hebden Bridge.
Replies: 51
Views: 6287

Re: Hebden Bridge.

Third time Hebden Bridge has flooded in 10 years, commiserations to all but it is nearly impossible to prevent. Level of water in the town yesterday was 3.5 meters compared to record 3.8 a few years ago. Heavy rain in Cornholme, Portsmouth and Lydgate catchment comes rushing down the steep valley an...
by CleggHall
Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sad news - Brian Pilkington passes away
Replies: 50
Views: 1982

Re: Sad news - Brian Pilkington passes away

A great photo, a proud man with much to be proud of, RIP Pilky.
by CleggHall
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Superleague
Replies: 43
Views: 1428

Re: Superleague

Agreed Ashington and Conyo, the season is off to a cracking start, 3 excellent televised matches so far and it is difficult to pick the best team. Hull derby was real rugby played to a 20,000 attendance and 3 Rochdale Mayfield players made the Saints - Wires teams. Long may it continue
by CleggHall
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The older I get, the more middle class i become.
Replies: 60
Views: 1979

Re: The older I get, the more middle class i become.

I now drink Earl Grey tea!
by CleggHall
Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sad news - Brian Pilkington passes away
Replies: 50
Views: 1982

Re: Sad news - Brian Pilkington passes away

A great little player, key component in the championship winning side.RIP Brian
by CleggHall
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle (a) - General Info Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 922

Re: Newcastle (a) - General Info Thread

The Victoria Comet opposite the station is a good real ale pub, the Centurion bar on the station is decent and the Bodega is a fine watering hole.
by CleggHall
Thu Feb 06, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Superleague
Replies: 43
Views: 1428

Re: Superleague

A great performance from Warrington, Saints struggling after 1st 10 minutes.
by CleggHall
Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Inside No 9 new series
Replies: 7
Views: 914

Re: Inside number 9

An amusing little comedy set in the ref's changing room, interesting banter between match officials, mascot and a player.
Well written and acted
by CleggHall
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs v Burnley FA Cup 4th round 1966
Replies: 23
Views: 800

Re: Spurs v Burnley FA Cup 4th round 1966

A very exciting game, one of the best. Travelled from Reading Univ to the match with fellow student, a Spurs supporter. At that time Spurs and Burnley undoubtedly the best teams in England, hat tricks from Irvine and Gilzean but Burnley sadly on the wrong side of a 4-3 scoreline. Despite this, proba...
by CleggHall
Tue Feb 04, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Newcastle United v Burnley – Ticket Information
Replies: 93
Views: 5377

Re: 2019/20: Newcastle United v Burnley – Ticket Information

Newcastle is an attractive trip, a good city with excellent pubs and amenities. The New Year's Day fixture 2015 must have sold out 3,000 tickets but I am possibly biased, I live there!
by CleggHall
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Finally we get a point against Arsenal
Replies: 5
Views: 591

Re: REPORT: Finally we get a point against Arsenal

Arteta thinks we need a Turf Mower! :D
by CleggHall
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Finally we get a point against Arsenal
Replies: 5
Views: 591

Re: REPORT: Finally we get a point against Arsenal

A good report but possibly underplays how good we were, all 11 were on their game and would have won on shorter grass!
by CleggHall
Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Streatham Attacker
Replies: 64
Views: 2638

Re: Streatham Attacker

Sentenced in Dec 2018 to 3+ years in prison for terrorist offences, released early!
by CleggHall
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Solution to low cup attendances
Replies: 39
Views: 1290

Re: Solution to low cup attendances

I went to the Newcastle - Rochdale FA Cup replay, ticket prices £10 adult, £5 for concessions.
Attendance 31,000 - prices matter as Newcastle widened its fan base.
A pity the Dale didn't turn up on the pitch though 2,500 travelled to SJP
by CleggHall
Fri Jan 31, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 553
Views: 16732

Re: Next labour leader?

They are all an improvement on grandad Corbyn who should now retire to his allotment. Labour was tactically and strategically inept, fighting a no-win Election on Boris's terms and at his timing. They could have let him swing for a few months more, leading to further Tory disagreement and infighting...
by CleggHall
Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Skipper leads the way in Old Trafford win
Replies: 2
Views: 251

Re: ARTICLE: Skipper leads the way in Old Trafford win

I doubt that there have ever been a higher set of marks?
McNeil with average of 8.15 is the lowest.
Marks are well deserved on an evening those who were there will always remember.
by CleggHall
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: South Africa v England 4th Test
Replies: 63
Views: 2108

Re: South Africa v England 4th Test

S Africa now look a very poor, demoralised side, on their knees. All credit to Root and his men particularly Wood who continues to defy his injury problems, also the new test batsmen.
Good times ahead I hope.
by CleggHall
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: FA Cup ends early again for Clarets
Replies: 18
Views: 816

Re: REPORT: FA Cup ends early again for Clarets

Sad to hear the crowd getting on Brady's back, makes a change from Hendrick.
Don't we like the Irish?!
by CleggHall
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO cricketfieldclarets
Replies: 57
Views: 1574

Re: FAO cricketfieldclarets

Hope you are getting better ty, welcome back!
by CleggHall
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vote for your man of the match against Norwich
Replies: 5
Views: 274

Re: Vote for your man of the match against Norwich

Yes looks like a 1 horse race, Dyche also highlighted Westwood but this is not reflected in player ratings so far
by CleggHall
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: South Africa v England 4th Test
Replies: 63
Views: 2108

Re: South Africa v England 4th Test

Buttler out slogging again,irresponsible, not a test cricketer?
by CleggHall
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: South Africa v England 4th Test
Replies: 63
Views: 2108

Re: South Africa v England 4th Test

Stokes got in a slanging match with a fan as he left the field, bad language he could be in trouble.
by CleggHall
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dress code for Saturday
Replies: 29
Views: 2391

Re: Dress code for Saturday

Don't forget to repeatedly say " t' FA Cup not t' competition it was when I were a lad, I were at Wembley i' 62"
by CleggHall
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: A special night to remember
Replies: 39
Views: 2382

Re: REPORT: A special night to remember

A great report, Tony has "a way with words" and this report will be revisited for years to come.

Was the "fire drill" a false alarm?
by CleggHall
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maguire and Keane
Replies: 6
Views: 861

Re: Maguire and Keane

evensteadiereddie wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:31 am

Keane and Everton seem to have steadied their particular ship but United have a long, long way to go.
Keane only on the bench at Everton, they missed him in the last couple of minutes v Newcastle!
by CleggHall
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PREVIEW: Old Trafford beckons as we go in search of points
Replies: 9
Views: 428

Re: PREVIEW: Old Trafford beckons as we go in search of points

Thanks Blue, memory not what it should be!
by CleggHall
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PREVIEW: Old Trafford beckons as we go in search of points
Replies: 9
Views: 428

Re: PREVIEW: Old Trafford beckons as we go in search of points

I think I was there in 1962 when we won 5-2, hazy recall but I think Harris scored a couple.
by CleggHall
Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How do we move forward?
Replies: 28
Views: 1798

Re: How do we move forward?

"the lack of movement was awful"- nothing wrong with Westwood's lack of movement me thinks!?
by CleggHall
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our last sweeper?
Replies: 58
Views: 1852

Re: Our last sweeper?

Leighton James played sweeper (badly) at Hartlepool several years ago. Think what progress we have made.
by CleggHall
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RATE THE REF - Anthony Taylor v Leicester City
Replies: 37
Views: 1233

Re: RATE THE REF - Anthony Taylor v Leicester City

Referee Taylor made several incorrect decisions, fell for Maddison's and Barnes' theatrical falling overs when never touched, likewise Schmeichel in the 1st half, yet let Cork foul go in the build up to their goal.
Did we really commit 14 fouls?
by CleggHall
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's footy
Replies: 126
Views: 3766

Re: Today's footy

Puts our 3-0 defeat to Chelsea in perspective, Newcastle restricted Chelsea chances despite possession deficit.
by CleggHall
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Weekend in Norwich to end the season
Replies: 18
Views: 812

Re: ARTICLE: Weekend in Norwich to end the season

Extra bacon, eggs and black pudding for Dave Thomas!
He sure likes his breakfasts.
Get Bernard Matthews on the case.
by CleggHall
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: South Afica v England 3rd test
Replies: 109
Views: 3293

Re: South Afica v England 3rd test

Mondsley - Pepper, Gilchrist, Depeiza and "your own" Mike Whitney at Littleboro come to mind!
Any others?
by CleggHall
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: South Afica v England 3rd test
Replies: 109
Views: 3293

Re: South Afica v England 3rd test

Local cricketer wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:58 am
Rababa banned from the final test apparently
A bit harsh?
An over- exuberant celebration of clean bowling Root.
by CleggHall
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: VAR no help as Clarets go down to defeat at Chelsea
Replies: 4
Views: 542

Re: REPORT: VAR no help as Clarets go down to defeat at Chelsea

A gutsy report with a brave ending.

VAR will seldom be used to overrule/change a marginal, dodgy decision by the match officials. This happened 3 times to us in the 1st half hence the bitter taste in the mouth but, as you say, we contributed with our 2 major mistakes too.
by CleggHall
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: EH
Replies: 44
Views: 3045

Re: EH

Howe and his mate Jason in real trouble, look a bit clueless, a bit like us!?
by CleggHall
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steven Fletcher
Replies: 11
Views: 1979

Re: Steven Fletcher

Has had a very decent career which has lasted a good number of years, one of Scotland's better players of recent times.
by CleggHall
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: \burnley are facing a battle to survive in the Premier Lge
Replies: 87
Views: 3820

Re: \burnley are facing a battle to survive in the Premier Lge

A bit of an over-reaction by the Guardian, had we beaten Aston Villa all would have beeen well. A couple of victories and we will be back on course for mid-table.
by CleggHall
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bob Lord Stand
Replies: 20
Views: 2264

Re: Bob Lord Stand

An excellent book, readable, fair and well researched with sources listed. I was never a Bob Lord fan but the book nearly made me change my mind and I even felt sorry for him towards the end. Selling McIlroy and Dobson were major turning points but th'owd butcher made his contributions to the club i...
by CleggHall
Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Drinkwater back in claret and blue
Replies: 77
Views: 3645

Re: ARTICLE: Drinkwater back in claret and blue

Is lucky to be getting another chance at a PL club but does he really want to be a professional footballer?
by CleggHall
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: South Africa v England 2nd Test
Replies: 119
Views: 3543

Re: South Africa v England 2nd Test

Stokes taking the game away from S Africa, a quick 50 not out off 40 balls, Sibley a maiden century.
by CleggHall
Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: South Africa v England 2nd Test
Replies: 119
Views: 3543

Re: South Africa v England 2nd Test

England playing test match cricket for a change, resolute batting and yet again Anderson picks up a five for!
A remarkable comeback, Jimmy oozes class, resolve and dedication.