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by BillyIngham'sShorts
Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: time for a buy out if we want to stay put.
Replies: 53
Views: 2375

Re: time for a buy out if we want to stay put.

selling to outside investors would be crazy in my view from fan perspective. Dyche would have to go of course as they would want their own man .....they would bring in some foreign manager, diluting the ethos and USP of the club. We have to keep it in house. Of course, if Garlick and Banny want to c...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the Dyche/ Burnley
Replies: 187
Views: 6679

Re: Is the Dyche/ Burnley

funny how expectations change over time and how short memories are : first couple of years after promotion, all BFC fans were just very excited and privileged to be in Prem and any result was a massive bonus whatever the performance. Ask any fan in first yr back after 3 rd promotion if they would ta...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Thu Dec 19, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ronaldo’s goal against Sampdoria.
Replies: 25
Views: 1621

Re: Ronaldo’s goal against Sampdoria.

DONE THINK IVE EVER SEEN A GOAL LIKE THAT. OUTSTANDING AND UNIQUE GOAL. CAMERA ANGLE FOR SLOW MO JUST SHOWS HOW HIGH HE WAS AND HOW HE WAS PAST HIGHEST POINT WHEN HE HEADED IT. WONDER IF HE HAS THOUGHT OF DOING THE POLE VAULT.
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General William's, Manchester Rd
Replies: 33
Views: 2326

Re: General William's, Manchester Rd

unfortunately it was rarely on the b******ks ....despite popular demand
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General William's, Manchester Rd
Replies: 33
Views: 2326

Re: General William's, Manchester Rd

right next to my old primary school Christ the King , where the nuns used to give us a right good strapping on a regular basis.
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: You think you know someone, but actually you dont
Replies: 32
Views: 2083

Re: You think you know someone, but actually you dont

i got to know a window cleaner about 20 years ago who was in his 50s at the time. He was a friendly bloke with a clean record. He went down for a few years for raping a client on the job but his defence which i believed at the time was that it was consensual . In 30 years of window cleaning, no comp...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thoughts?
Replies: 15
Views: 2865

Re: Thoughts?

being a good catholic boy, i would have felt very conflicted to have seen "Double W*****g" on the school timetable.
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean meets a look-a-like who is very excited
Replies: 10
Views: 3146

Re: Sean meets a look-a-like who is very excited

brilliant - that made my afternoon - hilarious
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Michael Owen calls out the Toon Army
Replies: 30
Views: 3985

Re: Michael Owen calls out the Toon Army

I have no axe to grind with Newcastle or Owen but I have to say I don't know why Owen came out with this stuff other than to gain publicity and sell his book - it is all disrespectful whatever he thought at the time. I would be ****** off if a player who we had paid 120k a week to for a number of ye...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top ten?
Replies: 23
Views: 1788

Re: Top ten?

i got 350 - 1 last year after Everton game -for top ten finish - obviously didn't win bet ...but was excited at one stage - I think you may get better odds after first 4 games when we will probably only have 3 or 4 points.
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where were you actually born
Replies: 199
Views: 11695

Re: Where were you actually born

Tasmania
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your 5 favourite Clarets of all time
Replies: 96
Views: 5396

Re: Your 5 favourite Clarets of all time

Gazza
Ian Wright
Waddle
Andy Cole
Willie Morgan
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Sat Mar 09, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What makes Burnley special?
Replies: 54
Views: 2952

Re: What makes Burnley special?

I think the fact it is in a valley and people are warm sweet and friendly
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Mon Feb 25, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cancer
Replies: 95
Views: 10114

Re: Cancer

keep us posted fella on your progress and keep strong -
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Altrincham Score 6 Away
Replies: 18
Views: 1516

Re: Altrincham Score 6 Away

My kid plays for Alty - under 10s. Great friendly club and get free tickets for games when not watching clarets
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I don't accept suffering because...
Replies: 26
Views: 2459

Re: I don't accept suffering because...

We have had to suffer supporting the clarets through the elements....I just kick my cat, schrodinger, when they lose, if I can find it.
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HUNTED! Channel 4
Replies: 24
Views: 2554

Re: HUNTED! Channel 4

I watch it with the missus and whilst I enjoy it spend the whole hour annoying her by Pointing out that all obvious flaws like the biggest giveaway must be having a camera man on your tail all the time ... I mean the guy is changing his top with a helicopter overhead ... the bloke with the camera mi...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley's ranking will improve
Replies: 7
Views: 1045

Re: Burnley's ranking will improve

I hope so Dave....and I could not resist a few quid at 300 - 1 immediately after Everton game and topped up at 250 - 1 for top 10 finish. Odds now 50 - 1 . Not that winning a few quid would compare to the lads having such a finish. It is my only bet of the season - I'm not a regular gambler but thou...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wanted - A good hippopotamus joke!
Replies: 29
Views: 2345

Re: Wanted - A good hippopotamus joke!

What did the hippo say when it sat on a grape

Nothing - it just let out a little wine!
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wanted - A good hippopotamus joke!
Replies: 29
Views: 2345

Re: Wanted - A good hippopotamus joke!

What does an old limping hippo with an interest in modern music do to make itself feel better?

Goes for HipHop!
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paul Ince Seems to Have Forgotten His Managerial Career
Replies: 22
Views: 2106

Re: Paul Ince Seems to Have Forgotten His Managerial Career

i like Ince ....he's a throw back and has the oddest bedside manner and always makes me smile when i watch his punditry ( not because he is good but because of the way he moves about in his seat and smirks as though he is going to say something sophisticated but comes out with the most unsophisticat...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch
Replies: 469
Views: 29653

Re: Peter Crouch

He s a head on a stick
He s a head on a stick
Peter Crouch
He's our head on a stick

To tune of "I wanna go home"
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VIVA PETER CROUCHHHHH!!
Replies: 10
Views: 1381

Re: VIVA PETER CROUCHHHHH!!

To tune of London Bridge is Falling Down

Peter Crouch is Falling Down, Falling Down, Falling Down
Peter Crouch is Falling Down, Falling Down, Falling Down
What a Lanky *******
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch is a good signing
Replies: 89
Views: 5769

Re: Crouch is a good signing

quality signing for the deal - i.e. 7 m for Sam who isn't featuring easier in the premiership than championship for someone like Crouch - always thought his touch is terrific - certainly better than Wood whose touch is fridge- like ( and that is not a clever joke about magnets ) - whilst a good cool...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton quotes
Replies: 49
Views: 3970

Re: Heaton quotes

My take on his quote was he was referring to the other goalkeepers - not the outfield players - i can't imagine that Tom is so arrogant to mean anything else - and he is captain
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: your favourite main meal and pudding
Replies: 37
Views: 1602

Re: your favourite main meal and pudding

riveta with peanut butter followed by a wagon wheel and ice cream
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Love Actually
Replies: 78
Views: 2782

Re: Love Actually

Richard Curtis English middle class formulaic drudgery - watchable but annoyingly corny.
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Just to clear a few things up
Replies: 54
Views: 3663

Re: Just to clear a few things up

Lennon was the best of the midfield tonight. However... Brady clearly isn't fit. Defour and Cork were hung out to dry by the tactics. They were desperate for a number 10 to take the ball off them. They had no options other than sideways or backwards all night. I agree that need a clever no 10 ( Vyd...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to go
Replies: 165
Views: 11133

Re: Time to go

None of our players would get anywhere near their squad - it would cost at least £400 to £500 million to buy that squad today, and that is excluding Hazard . Our squad cost £50 million. We needed a massive amount of luck today to get anything out of the game.....we didn't have an effort on target un...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: You know you are getting old when:
Replies: 101
Views: 8031

Re: You know you are getting old when:

you comb your hair in public without embarrassment
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche in or out
Replies: 325
Views: 17055

Re: Dyche in or out

I appreciate that it is a fan's right to ask questions but lets get real: we sit near mid table in Prem, in Europe for first time in 50 years and got through 2 rounds and then were unlucky to go out against Olympiakos. If we had won first game against Southhampton - which we should have done - i rec...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shares
Replies: 16
Views: 1840

Re: Shares

I've invested for many - 25- years and made a lot and lost a lot - made a small return on balance. Doubled my money between 2003 and 2005 ( was lucky as I sold my house in 2003 and rented for 2 years and stuck 100k on shares) but since then have lost a lot of the gain I made due to speculative/ knee...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Sun Mar 11, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The false narrative of unnecessary ground expansion at BFC
Replies: 190
Views: 13846

Re: The false narrative of unnecessary ground expansion at BFC

why not increase capacity to around 28k and let away fans take up some of the slack by putting them in JM upper or even whole of JM for big 4 games.

I know this has probably been proposed on here but it has to make sense.
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Oscar's who gives a ?
Replies: 42
Views: 1748

Re: The Oscar's who gives a ?

Tall Paul wrote:Why aren't you one, if it's such an easy job?
Ernest Rutherford didn't stand up and give a sobbing speech when he discovered the concept of radioactive half life , and I wouldn't mind his job either.
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Oscar's who gives a ?
Replies: 42
Views: 1748

Re: The Oscar's who gives a ?

couldn't agree more - load of overhyped self congratulatory mutual back slapping mush - why people whose job is to "stand over there and say these lines written by some else " should be held in so much esteem and given a platform on such a range of issues has always struck me as ridiculous. Gary Old...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Sun Feb 25, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Being 7th all the time
Replies: 47
Views: 2706

Re: Being 7th all the time

i know this is a discussion board for different views, and these tend to be on an ad hoc, reactive, per-match basis ( well that is the purpose of a message board of course) . I personally thought Dyche was a bit "off-reality" in post match press conference - we were poor I thought - but think its a ...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best music gig you ever saw?
Replies: 126
Views: 6744

Re: Best music gig you ever saw?

Bobby Crush - Southall Town Hall 75

Lisa Savaroni - Blackpool Pier 74

Buggles - 1984

Bros 1982

Donny Osmond - TOTP studio 1977

David Soul - 1976 - Pebble Mill at One
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best music gig you ever saw?
Replies: 126
Views: 6744

Re: Best music gig you ever saw?

Elvis Costello/Ruts - 1979 Locarno Bristol
Madness - 1986 Daytona Beach
The Smiths /Billy Bragg - Glastonbury 1984
Radio Head - Bristol Student Union 1993/4
Neds Atomic Dustbin/Marion/Blur - Glasto 93/95

Worst was Judas Priest 80 - why did i go to that!
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: anybody heading to game with spare ticket
Replies: 1
Views: 294

Re: anybody heading to game with spare ticket

bought a ticket from city tout - Colin Bell stand - fans around me were very complimentary about us - I think they thought they were going to get beaten until the city goal. Burnley fans sounded great and what a sight when we scored ...hair on back of my neck were jumping whilst i was sat on my hands
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: anybody heading to game with spare ticket
Replies: 1
Views: 294

anybody heading to game with spare ticket

i need 1 ticket - on my way to ethiad
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kevin Mirallas
Replies: 39
Views: 4680

Re: Kevin Mirallas

he lives in my road in altrincham dead opposite marcus rashford. Seems a nice chap (based on nodding terms only when walking dog etc) . not relevant to the debate but hey ho.
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City Ticket Going Spare
Replies: 28
Views: 1677

Re: City Ticket Going Spare

Hi, I need 2 tickets - for me and my daughter 10 yr old. Happy to buy adult tickets. Anyone help? I live in manchester.
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spare ticket for Saturday available
Replies: 14
Views: 1300

Re: Spare ticket for Saturday available

I need 2 tickets - for me and my daughter 10 yr old. Happy to buy adult tickets. Anyone help? I live in manchester.
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who are your favourite stand up comedians?
Replies: 146
Views: 5447

Re: Who are your favourite stand up comedians?

The legend Jerry Seinfeld - seen him twice. Also, Sebastian Maniscalco is very funny - fonz meets Bill Burr
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brilliant interview with SD
Replies: 45
Views: 4686

Re: Brilliant interview with SD

great interview and insight into Dyche and the club at the moment. What comes across is how straightforward the philosophy is, obviously backed up with lots of details and repetition in training etc. My reading of Dyche however, and it may be wrong , is that, when you also consider his comments in t...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Later With Jools Holland
Replies: 12
Views: 1607

Re: Later With Jools Holland

don't know who she is but sounded very good
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Later With Jools Holland
Replies: 12
Views: 1607

Re: Later With Jools Holland

Liam is a top man and this was a decent performance in my view - although some technical issues with guitarist changing pickups in Wall of Glass and his bridge pick up was too quiet in relation to his other pick up - or vice versa. If a new band had churned this up we would all be drooling ( well I ...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gay and a claret? me too!
Replies: 297
Views: 20814

Re: Gay and a claret? me too!

i am not gay. A lot of the stuff on here makes me laugh though. Why would anyone give a proverbial sh*t whether gay people want to form such a group, if it makes the participants happy. Let them , or anyone else who want to form a group, get on with it I say. PS I am thinking forming a nose pickers ...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No CB?
Replies: 130
Views: 7535

Re: No CB?

Remember that Dyche may well have a direct vested interest in how the Keane money is spent as part of his pay package will probably be linked to Club profit. I don't know what Dyche's deal is, but as a sports lawyer I know that other managers have this in their contract. May explain absence of CB, b...
by BillyIngham'sShorts
Thu May 04, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How about a small increase in capacity at Turf Moor....
Replies: 181
Views: 16831

Re: How about a small increase in capacity at Turf Moor....

surely we have to increase size of BLS. You could take it back or add a tier and add 6/7 rows at front and move pitch across towards . Probably bring it to 5500. But keep look and feel of old stand. We need to keep the Turf's identity. CFS is fine - good views and atmosphere - maybe extend it to sid...