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by Suratclaret
Mon Aug 17, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets land 16-year old defender from Northern Ireland
Replies: 45
Views: 2703

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets land 16-year old defender from Northern Ireland

There's been some pretty good signings in the past from Northern Ireland clubs so let's hope he follows in their footsteps. Good luck to him
by Suratclaret
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

...a penny
by Suratclaret
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Any gardener's on here
Replies: 30
Views: 1667

Re: Any gardener's on here

Tithonia Rotundifolia

...I've not made that up!
by Suratclaret
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Adrian Heath – March 1996 to June 1997
Replies: 28
Views: 1013

Re: ARTICLE: Adrian Heath – March 1996 to June 1997

fidelcastro wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:40 pm
Don't forget Lee Howey!

:shock:
Mention of that name should carry at least a lifetime ban!
by Suratclaret
Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

John Nettles
by Suratclaret
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clive Middlemass – February 1996 to March 1996
Replies: 11
Views: 742

Re: ARTICLE: Clive Middlemass – February 1996 to March 1996

I'd actually forgotten about him and in some ways I wish I hadn't been reminded of him! Nevertheless, another important chapter in this fascinating series.
by Suratclaret
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: A Tribute to John Connelly
Replies: 26
Views: 1222

Re: ARTICLE: A Tribute to John Connelly

Loved watching him play. When ever he cut inside, the always seemed to be more than a murmur of expectation from the crowd and often we weren't disappointed. Great player and one of the best wingers to wear Burnley colours.
by Suratclaret
Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

Cookery
by Suratclaret
Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardboard cut outs
Replies: 10
Views: 862

Re: Cardboard cut outs

After begging their season ticket holders to refrain from asking for refunds the shower up the M65 are now wanting to charge the same fans £25 to have their cardboard cut outs in the stadium !! Imagine if we had a whip round so cardboard Steve Kean's and Shebby Singh's were on the front row :-) Cou...
by Suratclaret
Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean piece in today’s Times
Replies: 40
Views: 3646

Re: Sean piece in today’s Times

Great read about a great manager.
by Suratclaret
Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

Other side
by Suratclaret
Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Brian Miller – July 1986 to January 1989
Replies: 18
Views: 844

Re: ARTICLE: Brian Miller – July 1986 to January 1989

"but he did it with real dignity alongside his amazing passion for the club."

Excellent write up (again) and I think the comments about dignity sum up Brian Miller perfectly.
by Suratclaret
Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: This messageboard
Replies: 37
Views: 2686

Re: This messageboard

Not living in the UK, let alone in the Burnley area, the message board is my main source of Clarets news. Unfortunately, I get the dreaded forbidden at regular intervals when I can't access the board for three or four days on any device. It's during these periods when I lose touch with what's going ...
by Suratclaret
Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

Come on down
by Suratclaret
Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vole and Mole problems
Replies: 22
Views: 875

Re: Vole and Mole problems

Years ago when I lived in the UK, I always found moth balls(naphthalene) very effective. Not sure if they are still available though. I use to drop one in each site and within a few weeks, all traces of moles had disappeared.
by Suratclaret
Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

Exhibition
by Suratclaret
Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bobby Elliott(The Hollies) Autobiography.
Replies: 11
Views: 848

Re: Bobby Elliott(The Hollies) Autobiography.

Jel wrote:
Sun May 31, 2020 2:19 pm
I think that was Bernie Calvert
Bernie Calvert certainly had a house overlooking the reservoir. If my memory is working, I think he moved out when splitting up from his then wife.
by Suratclaret
Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

Fire
by Suratclaret
Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Martin Buchan – June 1985 to October 1985
Replies: 32
Views: 1216

Re: ARTICLE: Martin Buchan – June 1985 to October 1985

Very good player but pre over the point that very good players don't necessarily make good managers/coaches.
As for the Chester game, I should have been there but my mate's car broke down before we had even got out of Burnley - every cloud has a silver lining!
by Suratclaret
Wed May 27, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: John Bond – June 1983 to August 1984
Replies: 66
Views: 2182

Re: ARTICLE: John Bond – June 1983 to August 1984

Bond wasn't really my cup of tea and I was surprised when he became manager. He was certainly unlucky with Reeves who I thought was a fantastic player but some of his signings were poor. Difficult to know what really went on off the pitch as there seemed to be a different rumour every week. What fol...
by Suratclaret
Wed May 27, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

Bells
by Suratclaret
Sat May 23, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

Bath bun
by Suratclaret
Sat May 23, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: New York – New York
Replies: 14
Views: 880

Re: ARTICLE: New York – New York

The story of the 1959/60 championship season draws to a close with our trip to New York See link https://www.uptheclarets.com/new-york-new-york I remember the Clarets going to New York but had forgotten all the details so it was good to be reminded of them. This has been an absolutely fascinating s...
by Suratclaret
Fri May 22, 2020 4:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Brian Miller – October 1979 to January 1983
Replies: 2
Views: 366

Re: ARTICLE: Brian Miller – October 1979 to January 1983

Happy Birthday...you're sacked. I know that business and sentiment don't necessarily go hand in hand but... I always liked Miller and he was worthy of more than one England cap but given the competition for places at that time, it perhaps wasn't surprising. One club footballers/coaches/managers are ...
by Suratclaret
Fri May 22, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

Westeros
by Suratclaret
Sat May 16, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Harry Potts – February 1977 to October 1979
Replies: 4
Views: 255

Re: ARTICLE: Harry Potts – February 1977 to October 1979

You won't get a bad word from me on Harry Potts, I loved the bloke. The last time I spoke to him was in 1991 at Granville Shackleton's funeral. I'd driven from Manchester and had given myself plenty of time and Harry had got the wrong time and turned up too early. We sat together in my car for a go...
by Suratclaret
Sat May 16, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Harry Potts – February 1977 to October 1979
Replies: 4
Views: 255

Re: ARTICLE: Harry Potts – February 1977 to October 1979

He certainly should be counted as one of the Clubs finest managers - his achievements in his first stint as manager were brilliant. Given what he had to work with and having to sell the best players along with the influence of the autocratic Bob Lord, he probably achieved more than many people reali...
by Suratclaret
Sat May 16, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

Bugs
by Suratclaret
Thu May 14, 2020 4:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

Up and under
by Suratclaret
Wed May 13, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Joe Brown – January 1976 to February 1977
Replies: 11
Views: 545

Re: ARTICLE: Joe Brown – January 1976 to February 1977

He clearly had a talent as a coach particularly with youth team players other wise I doubt Ferguson would have had him as part of the coaching set up at Old Trafford. That youth team at Burnley was indeed exceptional and a great credit to him and the others involved. Maybe managing a club was a step...
by Suratclaret
Tue May 12, 2020 3:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

That
by Suratclaret
Tue May 12, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Champions receive wonderful reception around the town
Replies: 17
Views: 564

Re: ARTICLE: Champions receive wonderful reception around the town

I remember the scenes pretty well and also remember my dad saying we shouldn't miss seeing the team on the bus and at the Town Hall as, winning the league, it might never happen again.
by Suratclaret
Mon May 11, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Jimmy Adamson – February 1970 to January 1976
Replies: 16
Views: 722

Re: ARTICLE: Jimmy Adamson – February 1970 to January 1976

A few weeks before Christmas 1975 my mum told me Lord was going to sack Adamson. The cleaner had told her, she’d heard them arguing and Lord saying he was going to sack him. And it was all down to some money that Lord owed Adamson. In all my working life, the best and usually the most accurate info...
by Suratclaret
Mon May 11, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

Frankly
by Suratclaret
Mon May 11, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A quote which could inspire us to make this board less fractious right now
Replies: 83
Views: 2442

Re: A quote which could inspire us to make this board less fractious right now

"Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned."
by Suratclaret
Sun May 10, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: 1987 and nearly the abyss
Replies: 10
Views: 589

Re: ARTICLE: 1987 and nearly the abyss

Another enjoyable read Dave. As I mentioned on another thread, illness prevented me from going to the Orient game but the tension in the town was obvious and palpable. To look back from where we are now shows what an incredible journey its been. I always enjoy your teaching memories. My late ex wife...
by Suratclaret
Sat May 09, 2020 4:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 33 years ago today:the Orient game
Replies: 90
Views: 3434

Re: 33 years ago today:the Orient game

Due to illness I wasn't one of the alleged 50,000+ who were at the game but the agony and ecstasy of that day will always be imprinted on my mind. Since then...what a journey!
by Suratclaret
Sat May 09, 2020 3:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Jimmy Adamson – February 1970 to January 1976
Replies: 16
Views: 722

Re: ARTICLE: Jimmy Adamson – February 1970 to January 1976

I think, in many ways, I prefer to remember Adamson the player although there's little doubt that he was a very good coach but probably not the best man manager. As a player, he must have been very unfortunate not to represent his country but to play that number of games for one club, lead them to w...
by Suratclaret
Sat May 09, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

Transpires
by Suratclaret
Sat May 09, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Periwinkle herb
Replies: 2
Views: 320

Re: Periwinkle herb

There certainly been a number of studies of the link between diabetes and periwinkle and the fact that it appears to lower blood sugar levels. The have been a number of warnings also. I've never tried it and there are regular features in some newspapers about so called natural remedies for diabetes ...
by Suratclaret
Fri May 08, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Jim Thomson on Jimmy Adamson
Replies: 30
Views: 1619

Re: ARTICLE: Jim Thomson on Jimmy Adamson

What a remarkable read that was. Bit surprised at Joe Brown be aggressive, I remember him as a methodist lay preacher. Dave Merrington was also a lay preacher but used to kick the opposition all over the pitch! Jim Thomson was one of my favourite players although I hadn't realised he had played so ...
by Suratclaret
Fri May 08, 2020 4:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

Rarebit
by Suratclaret
Mon May 04, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

Liberated
by Suratclaret
Mon May 04, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Harry Potts – February 1958 to February 1970
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Re: ARTICLE: Harry Potts – February 1958 to February 1970

Not a bad first signing was it! Whilst Harry Potts inherited some very talented players, he still had to ensure they played to the best of their ability. Football is littered with managers who have failed at clubs despite inheriting very good players. The comparison with SD is a interesting one give...
by Suratclaret
Mon May 04, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Did you have
Replies: 2
Views: 408

Re: Did you have

Yes! Apart from its use at the Turf, it was also very useful at annoying my sisters particularly if they were still asleep. For some reason they didn't take too kindly to being woken up early in the morning by it being used just above their head.
by Suratclaret
Sun May 03, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Reception shocks returning champions
Replies: 17
Views: 748

Re: ARTICLE: Reception shocks returning champions

I'm not ashamed to admit that, reading that article, made me feel very emotional. It made sixty years seem like no time at all and I felt eleven again! The excitement, the sheer joy and the knowledge that Burnley were champions of England was so amazing. I feel so lucky to have seen so many matches ...
by Suratclaret
Sun May 03, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley Football Club are Champions of England
Replies: 48
Views: 1370

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley Football Club are Champions of England

Not a bad outcome for my first full season of watching the Clarets! Every home game, some away games, reserve games and a few trips to other clubs when Burnley were playing away from home but not locally so that I could see other great players in action. Previous seasons I had been to some home game...
by Suratclaret
Sun May 03, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

Perhaps
by Suratclaret
Fri May 01, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Billy Dougall – July 1957 to January 1958
Replies: 10
Views: 213

Re: ARTICLE: Billy Dougall – July 1957 to January 1958

It's our duty, those of us around today, to ensure names from the past are remembered for those fans of the future. Next week the managers feature will start with the managers who I remember, but I've enjoyed being able to add to that the names from before who are now in the managers section on thi...
by Suratclaret
Fri May 01, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23863
Views: 1057800

Re: adeola friday

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