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by NL Claret
Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Moneybags City vs The Mighty Clarets
Replies: 366
Views: 12121

Re: Moneybags City vs The Mighty Clarets

How I've missed this message board. Might log in again in September.
by NL Claret
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barrow promoted
Replies: 31
Views: 2201

Re: Barrow promoted

Carson was a Barrow lad made good I think. I'm delighted to see them back in the league. Once supporters are allowed back, it should be great for an area that has been dealt a rough hand by it's two favoured sports, football and rugby league, in the past. As for Derbies - I was put right not that l...
by NL Claret
Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Favourite away pub
Replies: 59
Views: 2674

Re: Favourite away pub

This one has got me thinking.

The 8 Bells Putney Bridge (Fulham)

The Devonshire Cat (Sheffield)

The Honest Lawyer (Scunthorpe)

The Queen Adelaide (QPR)

Knott Bar (Manchester)

Ribs of Beef (Norwich)

Edit, how could I forget the Victory Club in South Norwood.
by NL Claret
Tue May 05, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mortgage holiday
Replies: 56
Views: 1887

Re: Mortgage holiday

Simple mistake - I doubt most people know what SVR actually is and just think it’s any variable rate mortgage. I only know because of my previous job. Keep the debate civil I think this thread has made me understand my mortgage rate and why it has remained so low over the last 12 years. My fixed te...
by NL Claret
Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great football quotes ....
Replies: 29
Views: 1129

Re: Great football quotes ....

Always remember Stan's plum duff comment, whatever plum duff is ? "We're training tomorrow. Those players are having a laugh. I've stuck up for them but they are having a jolly, I'm so angry and I've told them. They've had too much turkey and too much plum duff and they have no desire. Christmas is ...
by NL Claret
Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Any memories of playing Cambridge Utd
Replies: 71
Views: 2349

Re: Any memories of playing Cambridge Utd

I went there In the very late 70's, or early 80's for a 2-2 draw. Anyone wearing Doc Martens or similar had them confiscated, I saw a couple of lads sat on the crush barriers to keep their feet off the freezing concrete steps. There were allotments behind the away end. And a stand that stopped at t...
by NL Claret
Sun Apr 12, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Any memories of playing Cambridge Utd
Replies: 71
Views: 2349

Re: Any memories of playing Cambridge Utd

Went in 1993 (1-0 win) and 1995 (4-2 win). Can't remember much about the 1993 game apart from having a couple of pints in a pub on the main road. The FA Cup game it appeared that most of the away following were bladdered and the chant of the day was "your sh!t and you ride a bike". Think we had a fe...
by NL Claret
Sat Apr 11, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Let's Follow The Belarus Football League!
Replies: 38
Views: 1301

Re: Let's Follow The Belarus Football League!

Finished 1-1. So few watching you can hear the players and coaches shouting.
by NL Claret
Sat Apr 11, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Let's Follow The Belarus Football League!
Replies: 38
Views: 1301

Re: Let's Follow The Belarus Football League!

Rowls wrote:
Sat Apr 11, 2020 7:56 am
UK times:

11am Slutsk vs Vitebsk
1pm Torpedo Bel AZ vs Energetyk BGU
3pm Gorodeyavs vs Dinamo Minsk
Add an hour onto those KO times.

Watched last half hour of the Neman game yesterday, wasn't bad to be fair.
by NL Claret
Fri Apr 10, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Win against Stockport helps lift the gloom
Replies: 20
Views: 826

Re: ARTICLE: Win against Stockport helps lift the gloom

Ian Helliwell, nothing else, just Ian Helliwell.
by NL Claret
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Let's Follow The Belarus Football League!
Replies: 38
Views: 1301

Re: Let's Follow The Belarus Football League!

I watched 10-15 minutes of 3 games last week, the only team I can remember was BATE who usually qualify for the Europa League. It is pretty dismal stuff played in dismal surrounds (apart from BATE which looked like a stadium) usually a 4g pitch and a temporary stand with no one in it , overlooked by...
by NL Claret
Thu Apr 09, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MPs getting £10,000 to work from home
Replies: 71
Views: 2002

Re: MPs getting £10,000 to work from home

My next door neighbour is the no.2 to the local MP , he has had a struggle getting a couple of constituents back from the Far East. He managed to get them back to Heathrow, plenty of trials and tribulations went on after trying to get them back up north so in the end he drove their himself to collec...
by NL Claret
Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Oldham 1982-83
Replies: 13
Views: 829

Re: Burnley v Oldham 1982-83

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:27 am
Programme have them listed as

Stevenson
Laws
Wharton
McGee
Phelan
Holt
Dobson
Steven
Hamilton
Cavener
Young

Goram
Hoolickin
Ryan
keegan (not that one)
Clements
Futcher (Paul)
McDonough
Atkinson
Heaton
Wylde
Palmer
Scott was no.10 and Cavener was the sub.
by NL Claret
Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Oldham 1982-83
Replies: 13
Views: 829

Re: Burnley v Oldham 1982-83

How do you attach photos to posts?
by NL Claret
Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets quiz question
Replies: 43
Views: 870

Re: Clarets quiz question

Scarborough? The theatre of chips wasn't a happy hunting ground.
by NL Claret
Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Oldham 1982-83
Replies: 13
Views: 829

Re: Burnley v Oldham 1982-83

Hard to tell from the footage but it looks like my Dad (David Holt) having a shocker and caught in the middle trying to cover two attackers. I’d love to know the line ups if anyone had them. I might have the programme upstairs. Will have a look for it later and try to post a picture of the back pag...
by NL Claret
Mon Apr 06, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The clubs response to the current situation
Replies: 45
Views: 2245

Re: The clubs response to the current situation

JohnMac wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:47 pm
I can't help but feel life is more important than football and I haven't even thought about updates from Burnley Football Club.
I fall into this category too. Spot on.
by NL Claret
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sports documentaries/Series
Replies: 25
Views: 1182

Re: Sports documentaries/Series

Howard’s Way about Everton in the 80s is good. ‘89 about Arsenal winning the league at Anfield. I Believe In Miracles about Clough at Forest. Daydream Believers about Barnsley getting to the PL. James, where / how can I watch the Barnsley film? Can't find on Netflix or prime. Gascoigne was a decent...
by NL Claret
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley 4-3 Millwall
Replies: 24
Views: 1875

Re: Burnley 4-3 Millwall

Saw the Glen Little thread after posting so thought it must have been him, how could I forget Graham Branch!! Branchy was another big piece in the Stan's jigsaw. Like Mellon and Cook, wasn't every fans cup of tea but were very effective in their time at Burnley.
by NL Claret
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley 4-3 Millwall
Replies: 24
Views: 1875

Re: Burnley 4-3 Millwall

Remember it well but not well enough to understand why jepson was on the pitch during the first half. :lol: That suprised me too as Cooke and Payton were playing. Without looking here's my guess at the team. Crichton Cox Davis Thomas Mullin Mellon Cook Cooke Payton Jepson Watched it 3 hours ago, ca...
by NL Claret
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley 4-3 Millwall
Replies: 24
Views: 1875

Burnley 4-3 Millwall

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=MY-EKfUg12c Another classic from the Division 2 days where we ended up defending under our own crossbar according to Stan. As mentioned on the Macclesfield thread the other day, the technical ability of Paul Cook. Walking up Brunshaw Rd after the game was a touch lively.
by NL Claret
Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Belarusian Premier League
Replies: 18
Views: 859

Re: Belarusian Premier League

I'm pretty sure they will be on bet365 tv. If you have a funded account you will be able to watch it.

If you don't have a bet then create an account and deposit £5. Once you have realised how bad the standard is, withdraw your £5.
by NL Claret
Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Oldham - Acapulco of the North West
Replies: 13
Views: 1304

Re: Oldham - Acapulco of the North West

Some good memories there of the Oldham Tinkers from the times they appeared at Burnley CC folk nights. I'd some hairy moments in my job working out of Higginshaw gas depot, when covering the Limeside and Sholver estates. Stoops was like a nursery school compared with the people living in those area...
by NL Claret
Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Burnley 1998
Replies: 31
Views: 2068

Re: City v Burnley 1998

I remember getting kept in the ground after and when we did leave there was a line of police with the locals fighting with them and throwing bottles over the line. We walked past the coaches where it had just kicked off and then had to walk back to my mate's car who was a City fan. He had parked opp...
by NL Claret
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Burnley 1998
Replies: 31
Views: 2068

City v Burnley 1998

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=iu2StEevfG4

One of those afternoons when you weren't too disappointed about the late equaliser, just getting back to your car in one piece was enough :D
by NL Claret
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets fortunes turn for the better against the pub team
Replies: 23
Views: 1120

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets fortunes turn for the better against the pub team

I believe Paul Cook was Stan's best signing and had the opportunity to tell that to Stan. He didn't agree though, Stan told me his best signing was Kevin Ball. I'd agree 100% with you there Tony. Without Cook I don't think we'd have stayed up, his signing coincided with a good run which kept us up ...
by NL Claret
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets fortunes turn for the better against the pub team
Replies: 23
Views: 1120

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets fortunes turn for the better against the pub team

Paul Cook was probably Stan's best signing, with all the other signings he was the one that got them all playing.
by NL Claret
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 826
Views: 96961

Re: Bury : No Wages

Bumped into a Bury fan who used to be a 46 game a season lad on the early morning dog walk this morning.

He shouted over, are you missing your football? You now know how I feel! I'm a few months ahead of you :lol:
by NL Claret
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crystal Palace v Burnley "Back to the Fixture"
Replies: 15
Views: 608

Re: Burnley v Crystal Palace "Back to the Fixture"

Clarets Player free if you register m8... Its the 1st away win of the season a few years ago... https://www.burnleyfootballclub.com/news/2020/march/preview-crystal-palace-v-burnley/ Thank you, little known fact for you. That season I saw us gain every point apart from that game, had we not got any ...
by NL Claret
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crystal Palace v Burnley "Back to the Fixture"
Replies: 15
Views: 608

Re: Burnley v Crystal Palace "Back to the Fixture"

Where can you watch this? You tube?

Saw all tweets about the PNE game but was busy de-cluttering. Came across the SVT final programme.
by NL Claret
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stan’s time at Bury
Replies: 31
Views: 3626

Re: Stan’s time at Bury

I've not included that in the copied and pasted things above, but yes, you're right, he did. We drew 3-3 with the Blades on a Friday night telly game and he wore it afterwards. The book also includes reference to the Friday telly game at Turf Moor in January 1997. Me and my mates went aged 15, and ...
by NL Claret
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The most `celebrated` Burnley goals ever?
Replies: 83
Views: 2977

Re: The most `celebrated` Burnley goals ever?

Chris Wood at United last season.

Ian Moore away at Bradford 2004.

Keane v Boro

Barnes and Knightley v Wigan

Barnes v Palace last minute
by NL Claret
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Wanderers v Burnley 04/04/1988
Replies: 13
Views: 1186

Re: Bolton Wanderers v Burnley 04/04/1988

Remember that a load of Burnley lads had travelled to the game on the back of one those vans with a flatback that went up and down. In the car park after the game they were singing going up / going down depending on what the driver was doing with the flatback. The police soon came over and got them ...
by NL Claret
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Wanderers v Burnley 04/04/1988
Replies: 13
Views: 1186

Re: Bolton Wanderers v Burnley 04/04/1988

On video before the game you can actually see the Bolton fans ducking and dodging the missiles. Thought we got moved behind the goals before the game not the 1st half. Forget how full bloodied those derby games were on the pitch. Today there would have been more than Taffy getting a red card. There ...
by NL Claret
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Wanderers v Burnley 04/04/1988
Replies: 13
Views: 1186

Re: Bolton Wanderers v Burnley 04/04/1988

They've just equalised, belting commentary.
by NL Claret
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Wanderers v Burnley 04/04/1988
Replies: 13
Views: 1186

Bolton Wanderers v Burnley 04/04/1988

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aFGr0uAcOw0

After watching the Cardiff 1992 game came across this on you tube, another lively afternoon. Before the game there was bricks , pies and coins been lobbed over the segregation and looked to be kicking off from the ground up to Tonge Moor after the game.
by NL Claret
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff 0 Burnley 2 1992
Replies: 32
Views: 1770

Re: Cardiff 0 Burnley 2 1992

Scary day, remember getting close to the ground and some knobhead was hanging out of an escort xr3i abusing us. Sat in the seats so escaped the missiles. Before the game started there looked to be plenty of scraps on terraces as the locals just paided into the away end. After the game from the main ...
by NL Claret
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Luton v Burnley 1980
Replies: 28
Views: 1612

Re: Luton v Burnley 1980

I only saw Joe Jakub in the early 90s as an aging left back. He looks like Messi in his prime on that clip! :o From watching the clip Joe Jakub was the stand out memory. Must have seen him play for us in that period and then at Bury under Dobson. Think he went to play for AZ Alkmaar then to Chester...
by NL Claret
Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs league new club
Replies: 44
Views: 2656

Re: Lancs league new club

Going off a few tweets it would appear that Greenmount have decided to join the LL for 2021.
by NL Claret
Sat Feb 29, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: dyche !!! let's hear it from the early season critics .
Replies: 137
Views: 5537

Re: dyche !!! let's hear it from the early season critics .

Yep and as I said posters who see no good in the club no matter what are equally as boring and pointless as those who dare not question the club and get upset when others do so. Still haven't seen anyone on this thread staking a claim to being much wiser than Dyche though Thanks to you I've seen th...
by NL Claret
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs league new club
Replies: 44
Views: 2656

Re: Lancs league new club

I wonder if Read don't have a large enough playing area and that may be an issue to the LL, which would be a shame in many ways as it's a club doing well both on and off the field. Greenmount is a postage stamp however the league approached them , went to the ground and asked them to apply. On anot...
by NL Claret
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs league new club
Replies: 44
Views: 2656

Re: Lancs league new club

I'm reliably informed that Greenmount haven't made their decision, that was as it was on Monday. They don't have to decide until June as mentioned earlier. Spoke to one lad in January (after Leicester game) , he was against it, spoke to another (after Soton game) he was all for it. Both are heavily ...
by NL Claret
Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs league new club
Replies: 44
Views: 2656

Re: Lancs league new club

It will be for 2021. My understanding is the LL want 3 clubs and approached greenmount to join. They have applied although they did have some reservations. Not sure on their final decision. Think there's one ribblesdale league club and one from another league. Guess palace shield / northern league.
by NL Claret
Thu Feb 27, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs league new club
Replies: 44
Views: 2656

Re: Lancs league new club

Could be more the league chasing the club rather than club chasing dreams.

Greenmount know a bit about decent professionals.

No idea if they have joined.
by NL Claret
Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR
Replies: 111
Views: 4767

Re: VAR

The problem for me is the subjectivity, one game it's a goal , the next it's not. Handball is now a guessing game.

PSG 2nd goal tonight would possibly been disallowed yesterday, was it shoulder / chest?
by NL Claret
Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: dyche !!! let's hear it from the early season critics .
Replies: 137
Views: 5537

Re: dyche !!! let's hear it from the early season critics .

I dont think there is actually. I think its more that people are pointing out Dyche doesnt get things right 100% of the time and that measured criticism A middle ground of opinions, disagreements and good discussions is in my opinion the best place to be I tried to quote/reply to your post earlier ...
by NL Claret
Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: dyche !!! let's hear it from the early season critics .
Replies: 137
Views: 5537

Re: dyche !!! let's hear it from the early season critics .

[quote=Devils_Advocate post_id=1215735 time=1582460143 user_id=2946 A middle ground of opinions, disagreements and good discussions is in my opinion the best place to be [/quote] This is something I will look forward to on UTC. You are correct when you say Dyche doesn't get 100% things correct, no o...
by NL Claret
Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: dyche !!! let's hear it from the early season critics .
Replies: 137
Views: 5537

Re: dyche !!! let's hear it from the early season critics .

I see there's a few still staking their claim to be much wiser than Sean Dyche on here.

Don't get it at all.
by NL Claret
Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: dyche !!! let's hear it from the early season critics .
Replies: 137
Views: 5537

Re: dyche !!! let's hear it from the early season critics .

Always like it when UTC posters become the spokesman for the masses.
by NL Claret
Sat Feb 22, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RATE THE REF - Mike Dean v Bournemouth
Replies: 16
Views: 1144

Re: RATE THE REF - Mike Dean v Bournemouth

7 yellow cards, was it a roughhouse? Not roughhouse but I don't think there's any complaints about the cards. You know what you get from Dean in that respect. Missed what was a clear and obvious penalty but could have been unsighted or relied on VAR to clear it up. Thought we had a good penalty sho...