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by edlass
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Nice friendly for Burnley’s
Replies: 15
Views: 1486

Re: ARTICLE: Nice friendly for Burnley’s

How much do pre-season friendlies tend to be?
by edlass
Fri May 24, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ten years this weekend
Replies: 63
Views: 3368

Re: Ten years this weekend

What a day that was. When we got back we watched the recording too. I remember feeling worried, as if the result might change if I watch it again. There was a part just after we scored when we all sang and the commentators stayed quiet, it was magical to watch back. Even though I had been there and ...
by edlass
Mon May 20, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1442
Views: 49319

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

#1129 For Europe’s Soccer Chief, the Outrage Arrives in Waves A Champions League restructuring and a looming fight with Manchester City have UEFA’s Aleksander Ceferin sitting atop a soccer economy that feels as if it’s pulling itself apart. “Sometimes,” the UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said, “w...
by edlass
Tue May 14, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1442
Views: 49319

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

I love the thread, I would definitely credit it with my increased interest in football finances. Although now when I talk to people about football I cant help myself but to turn it to the finances or start quoting losses but I think people like to stay ignorant to it all.
by edlass
Tue May 14, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1442
Views: 49319

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

More on that Southampton shirt sponsor deal see post #1048 - there are going to be lots of questions (if only about the timing) https://www.scmp.com/sport/football/article/3010161/premier-league-southampton-sign-record-shirt-deal-ld-sports-who-are Simon Chadwick has the same thoughts as me https://...
by edlass
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff vs Chelsea
Replies: 215
Views: 6227

Re: Cardiff vs Chelsea

They might go to the Welsh FA and get the result overturned as a 2-1 win
by edlass
Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Efe Sodje jailed
Replies: 30
Views: 3034

Re: Efe Sodje jailed

At the time we thought the game shouldn't have even gone ahead as the ball kept stopping in puddles.
by edlass
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The magic that once was the FA Cup
Replies: 43
Views: 2001

Re: ARTICLE: The magic that once was the FA Cup

So when did the fans stop attending really, and what made them? The first FA cup final I remember was 1997 with Chelsea and Boro and it did still feel like a big deal although I was only a kid. But as long as I can remember unless it was a big game against a top tier side then it always seemed like ...
by edlass
Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: According to some Man City fans - re Eddie Howe
Replies: 17
Views: 2798

Re: According to some Man City fans - re Eddie Howe

I wonder what it's really like to be a city fan most of the time. I imagine when they score it must be the same as being an Andy Murray fan and cheering when he gets a point against an opponent with no arms. But really getting into it like "yeaah you've got no ******* arms you ******* yeeeaah&q...
by edlass
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Films. True stories. recommendations.
Replies: 80
Views: 2640

Re: Films. True stories. recommendations.

I love the pursuit of happyness. Story of Chris Gardner going from nothing to successful stock broker (played by will Smith) and the obstacles he has to overcome being a single dad and working for no pay etc. Really enjoyable.
by edlass
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tipping Point
Replies: 18
Views: 1724

Re: Tipping Point

I don't know why it bothers me but I find it annoying that they add sound effects to it.

As if we as humans couldn't cope with the chip laying down without that ping noise, or when the chip pushes some more chips they have to have that crunch sound, but its the same effect every time.
by edlass
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Profit without fans
Replies: 46
Views: 2733

Re: Profit without fans

in terms of younger people attending, or not being as interested, I worry sometimes that football is now just a list of statistics to bet against as a lot of young people just seem to care about both teams to score or how many corners. The actual bit where the football happens comes second. Watching...
by edlass
Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boreham Wood FC, standing up to.aggressive football agent.
Replies: 27
Views: 2059

Re: Boreham Wood FC, standing up to.aggressive football agent.

If I found out that the reason we hadn't signed any players so far was because we stood up to the same behaviour (with far more exaggerated money). Then I would be happy to keep the same team.

Does a player have to have an agent or can he read his own contract offer and negotiate himself?
by edlass
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most Embarrassing Burnley moment.
Replies: 98
Views: 4253

Re: Most Embarrassing Burnley moment.

I was only young so I am not sure of the score but I remember watching us get well beaten at home to Brentford in Div 2 in the late 90's (I think they were top of the league) and Carl Asaba ran past Mark Winstanley who did a strange forward roll attempt tackle on the wing and they proceeded to score...
by edlass
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best podcasts
Replies: 20
Views: 635

Re: Best podcasts

The good thing about Joe Rogan is the guests are very varied, you don't need to watch the MMA ones (I often skip them) and they all have a separate title. Recently he has had a sleep expert on and also someone who thinks the Sphynx might be a few thousand years older than we think. He also had some ...
by edlass
Fri May 25, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 9 Years since Wembley
Replies: 70
Views: 2876

Re: 9 Years since Wembley

On the coach down I remember thinking (but not saying out loud just in case) that we were going to win, I don't believe in fate or things "being meant to be" but on that day I just knew it would be us. I am sure some Sheffield Utd fans felt the same! I'm not sure how a sport can bring up f...
by edlass
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League to League One - can you name the 21 teams?
Replies: 31
Views: 1215

Re: Premier League to League One - can you name the 21 teams?

17 for me.

I really enjoy stuff like that
by edlass
Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wenger
Replies: 68
Views: 2759

Re: Wenger

It feels weird more than anything. During my whole footballing life Arsenal means Wenger (I'm 30) and so its almost like a link to my childhood Burnley supporter self has been cut. And I don't even like or care about arsenal.
by edlass
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: That Premier League Table..
Replies: 7
Views: 818

Re: That Premier League Table..

I like it when they just show the top 7 in articles or TV.

Yep, there's the big 7.

It makes me feel like we are the worst of the best and not the best of the rest!
by edlass
Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goal cam
Replies: 2
Views: 607

Goal cam

I know there is a pinned goals thread but I just wanted to specifically praise the goal cam videos that go on the YouTube channel. Barnes' goal has just gone up and I love it. There was a few in our championship winning season I loved like the Huddersfield away ones. I'm not sure what has to go into...
by edlass
Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope
Replies: 32
Views: 3127

Re: Pope

When I think back to when the Sean Dyche era was still young I worried a lot. I was worried when Austin left. But didn't need to be. I was even worried when Shacks left. Definitely didn't need to be. I was worried when Trips left. Didn't need to be (although he is the one I would want back most!) Bu...
by edlass
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How much water do you drink?
Replies: 124
Views: 3754

Re: How much water do you drink?

I'd keep off the Pepsi Max though unless you need a laxative. Do you think it works like that? It's been something I have been trying to shift for a while (no laxative pun intended). But its easy to convince myself I'm not doing any harm, I don't smoke, do drugs and barely drink so it hardly seems ...
by edlass
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How much water do you drink?
Replies: 124
Views: 3754

Re: How much water do you drink?

Anything but disgusting, I check mine all the time and that's been since I had some health issues back in the summer of 2012 when tests pointed towards liver cancer, I went to the docs after my wee had gone dark brown, looking something like Irn Bru concentrate. Thankfully, things went right very q...
by edlass
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How much water do you drink?
Replies: 124
Views: 3754

Re: How much water do you drink?

This might be a bit disgusting, or weird, or both but I like to see the difference in my wee after I drink a few waters, especially from when I wake up to late morning. Its clearly doing me some good because the change in colour is drastic! (I wont go into detail). My problem is pepsi max. Whilst ev...
by edlass
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Compulsive gambling in football - a lot to answer for?
Replies: 72
Views: 2094

Re: Compulsive gambling in football - a lot to answer for?

Fortunately, I've ended up a couple of hundred in profit over the years (yes, I know, hardly worth it really is it?), but even I could see where it could potentially have started to go - I haven't even put a £1 bet down now since last April. I made a thread a few weeks ago about making small bets a...
by edlass
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wedding planning
Replies: 37
Views: 1569

Re: Wedding planning

Most of our decorations things were from ebay or the bargain shops but not tacky. For example, we had a circular mirror on the table with an empty fish bowl on top with some flowers in (wow I make it sound beautiful don't I? But it was actually). Anyway, we got the mirrors from the range at about a ...
by edlass
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Small time Gambling and Football
Replies: 11
Views: 589

Re: Small time Gambling and Football

With me I can usually make a fiver last a few months in my account. The best I did was turn it into £60 quid and I withdrew it. I am pretty sensible really. I just thought it was a shame it has become the picking the right gambles rather than the stories of teams and how they are doing. It probably ...
by edlass
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Small time Gambling and Football
Replies: 11
Views: 589

Small time Gambling and Football

This isn’t an anti-gambling post. I just wondered whether anyone else felt the same as me. I started loving football when I was about 9 and as well as loving Burnley I actually loved everything about football, so for the last 20 years I have become (without really trying) knowledgeable about stats a...
by edlass
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turf Moor 4-1 Etihad
Replies: 23
Views: 3084

Re: Turf Moor 4-1 Etihad

I had so much fun. Scoring first and losing 4-1 is much more fun to a Burnley fan than it is to a City fan. That tension release when Barnes scored just paid for the whole day. And to see how fired up we made the city fans round us. They turned round on the bottom tier for each goal just because the...
by edlass
Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Mentioned In Script On Tv Or Film
Replies: 92
Views: 5417

Re: Burnley Mentioned In Script On Tv Or Film

Anyone mentioned the Inbetweeners first movie?

On the coach they are stuck with a load of rowdy Burnley fans who chant all the way to wherever it is they are going. a Hotel abroad or something.
by edlass
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Comebacks
Replies: 53
Views: 2612

Re: Comebacks

I remember the 4-3 Preston match being live on the BBC and Brian Laws running on to the studio set after the match like a giddy child. It was a bit awkward but it must have really made his day (and why wouldn't it!).
by edlass
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: [TV] Celebrity Hunted
Replies: 10
Views: 1470

Re: [TV] Celebrity Hunted

I've never seen any version of it before but it really felt like it was being acted.

Especially the parts with the people doing the chasing, the quotes and glances to each other. Once I got that in my head I couldn't carry on with it. I'm not sure if its normally like that?
by edlass
Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: what has changed, and why are we so good suddenly ?
Replies: 46
Views: 3436

Re: what has changed, and why are we so good suddenly ?

I like to think we are the perfect advert for stability at a club. Same manager, same core of steadily improving players, same board, same ground and definitely some luck to begin with but once someone gave us the lemons, we made our own lemonade and turned it into a factory. I know a club like Watf...
by edlass
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dull Premier League
Replies: 11
Views: 1811

Re: Dull Premier League

If they make that European super league then we are top of the league, the best in England.

But the best of the rest will do for now
by edlass
Sun Oct 01, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: StickyToffees versus Mighty Clarets
Replies: 394
Views: 11963

Re: StickyToffees versus Mighty Clarets

bbc

"Oumar Niasse, who scored two goals as a substitute against Bournemouth last week, bent a shot from outside the area straight into the hands of Nick Hope in the Bournemouth goal."
by edlass
Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scudamore wants more money for the bigger clubs
Replies: 81
Views: 5645

Re: Scudamore wants more money for the bigger clubs

The article quoted above mentioned increasing score line differences and seeing Man City, Man Utd and Chelsea often winning 4-0 or more this season had me wondering when people would take notice. City have just broken the record by winning by five or more in three consecutive matches (I think it was...
by edlass
Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andre's back tattoo
Replies: 71
Views: 6329

Re: Andre's back tattoo

I'm ignoring the actual thread purpose a bit and not giving my opinion on this actual tattoo but how do tattoo artists do it?! I can't draw that well on paper on a solid table with no wobbles. How do people do it on skin? Genuinely, do they draw it on paper first and trace it? Whenever I see a tatto...
by edlass
Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: NFL 2017 Season
Replies: 59
Views: 3884

Re: NFL 2017 Season

My Dad has been a patriots fan since I was a kid in the 90's (thought I would get that in early to avoid being called a glory hunter) so I follow them but honestly it wasn't until last Superbowl that I really paid any interest to it. We watched it at my house and funnily enough my Dad went home with...
by edlass
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not born in Burnley never lived in Burnley but still a Claret?
Replies: 176
Views: 11530

Re: Not born in Burnley never lived in Burnley but still a Claret?

I'm in the Dad following camp. Born and raised in Salford, surrounded by Utd fans. When me and my Dad played football he would say, are we playing at Turf Moor or Old Trafford? I would always say Old Trafford. I was a Utd fan because my friends were but didn't really understand football. My first ma...
by edlass
Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How many Burnley shirts do you have?
Replies: 42
Views: 2422

Re: How many Burnley shirts do you have?

I have three t-shirts with various designs but the only shirts I have are some childhood ones (even the quartered shirt where the sponsor kept falling off). Its amazing but I always forget that the t-shirts aren't lucky when we have lost and make sure I have one on each time we play. I mean, how luc...
by edlass
Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Every game counts and this one is definitely serious
Replies: 16
Views: 1436

Re: ARTICLE: Every game counts and this one is definitely serious

I wonder if that has been Dyche's plan for each of these matches. To try and take the rivalry part away from the players before hand so it really is just like another match to them. I know some managers like to push the rivalry angle to get their players fired up. Either way, whatever he does has be...
by edlass
Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ashley barnes
Replies: 96
Views: 10433

Re: Ashley barnes

I see Barnes like I saw Rory Delap for Stoke. Like a necessary evil to help us get a foot hold in the premier league. It wasn't pretty but they did what they had to do (even when we moved some advertising boards) but then they moved on. Then as we move on (I hope) we wish Barnes well. I thought it m...
by edlass
Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A happier Defour
Replies: 29
Views: 2982

Re: A happier Defour

Yesterday the sun suggested we were lining up Charlie Adam to replace him if he went to China.

So hopefully that was rubbish and he really is happy here now.
by edlass
Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky Sports on NowTV
Replies: 2
Views: 590

Re: Sky Sports on NowTV

I think its just live, i get the games with a pass, so when you activate it you get to watch for exactly 24 hours from that moment, but no indication that you can pick a past time.
by edlass
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Play Off final coming up on TV
Replies: 12
Views: 1437

Re: Play Off final coming up on TV

I'd forgotten jrod was on the bench. Watch out for the Kalvenes tackle second half. Still think Mike Dean's gonna point to the spot. We did actually play some great stuff that day, spraying passes all over. I had my head in my hands after that tackle, it wasn't until the people around me were cheer...
by edlass
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Play Off final coming up on TV
Replies: 12
Views: 1437

Re: Play Off final coming up on TV

I used to have it recorded, I remember at about 21 mins when the commentators were silent after we had scored and you could just hear us singing no nay never perfectly. Beautiful!
by edlass
Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Britt Assombalonga
Replies: 913
Views: 121169

Re: Assombalonga - Watford Interested

jlup1980 wrote:£12m plus Darikwa would be enough. I wouldn't be against throwing Chris Long in as part of the package as well. He's unlikely to trouble our first team now.


Throw him in? Now that would be a Long shot.
by edlass
Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Happy Birthday Sean Dyche
Replies: 30
Views: 1801

Re: Happy Birthday Sean Dyche

What do you buy the man who already has the most expensive watch of any manager in the premier league.
by edlass
Sun Jun 11, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your personal favourite headed Burnley goal
Replies: 109
Views: 5935

Re: Your personal favourite headed Burnley goal

jedi_master wrote:Andy Gray scored a cracking header away at Norwich when we smashed them 4-1, think Worthington got sacked after the match.


This one popped in to my head first too. It was on telly and on the slow mo it showed he practically curled it in somehow?
by edlass
Thu May 25, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your memories of this day eight years ago at Wembley
Replies: 107
Views: 5663

Re: Your memories of this day eight years ago at Wembley

What a great day. I floated around at work the next day even though I only got a few hours sleep after getting home. Its starting to blur slightly but I remember a few things Burnley fans setting off air horns in chorlton street bus station in Manchester at 6am and being proud instead of annoyed. So...

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