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by elwaclaret
Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would I Lie To You
Replies: 25
Views: 979

Re: Would I Lie To You

I think Not Going Out is still worth a watch... easy humour that usually raises a smile by the programmes climax. Probably funnier when your home life often reflects the comedy.
by elwaclaret
Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Larry King
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Re: Larry King

FactualFrank wrote:
Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:28 pm
I wouldn't trust your memory then! It's only just breaking on the news.
Quite possibly heard he was ill, I only have a passing interest. I can only take so much satire and find some of the new British stuff either OTT or too predictable to be funny, much as I find a lot of the yank stuff.
by elwaclaret
Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Larry King
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Re: Larry King

Just read that Larry King has passed away. The British don’t really do talk shows like the Americans do but he was certainly up there with best in that genre. King died quite a while ago from memory. I’ve been watching a series on American comedians, and I was surprised how many of their satirical ...
by elwaclaret
Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 1130
Views: 89620

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

While I have not followed Andre Grey much since he left us, mainly highlights I know I was not overly concerned when he left us... which I think says it all. Came with a lot of baggage and he has not pulled any trees since. I’m not against old players returning, if it was Trips or Ings I’d be deligh...
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 1130
Views: 89620

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

But now we CAN compete with these prices. We just need to borrow a few more quid at 10% interest. I’m sure we’ll (BFC and ALK Capital) have investors lining up after last nights brilliant performance. We possibly can, for one maybe two, but just imagine the meltdown if Burnley paid £20 for a ‘good ...
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Queen Victoria...
Replies: 25
Views: 1218

Re: Queen Victoria...

Private Eye calling several councils Rotten Boroughs this morning on Twitter, that predates Victoria. Suggesting they are back to the kind of management that led to The Blackburn, Perterloo and Burnley (among others) Radical reform meetings of 1819. Suggesting the gap between the British elite and a...
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 1130
Views: 89620

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

Playing 442 is ok and there is a future in playing it with the 'framework' etc. I watched Leicester effectively play a 442 the other day but they had Maddison as one of their forwards. We do also need some pace but this is the type of player we need in my opinion. Someone who can link play and drop...
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: THE PROBLEM
Replies: 15
Views: 1389

Re: THE PROBLEM

Never in doubt
by elwaclaret
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barnes
Replies: 73
Views: 3216

Re: Barnes

For all those who wanted to drop him F U A I think a lot our fans don’t understand yet. SD sticks with them because they just carry on doing what they do and it will be enough, might be close but over the season, it’s enough and sometimes when it clicks, more than enough. It’s why no one away from ...
by elwaclaret
Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pool vs The Clarets
Replies: 637
Views: 6444

Re: Pool vs The Clarets

Sort of game we could win or get mauled in... I’m going to say it’s time for another bounce back Burnley win with JK’s teeth on full view as he spits his dummy out about something we’ve done to rob them.
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Their Pitch
Replies: 34
Views: 1687

Re: Their Pitch

When asked this morning if the game was on the groundsmen apparently replied “we have no forking chance”
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm four new directors
Replies: 68
Views: 5028

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm four new directors

ClaretTony wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:42 pm
He is at the moment, yes, but his commitments there end in June.
I got the impression from one of Mr Pace’s comments that his London ties were largely connected to his faith and he will be taking up a similar role in Chorley, I may be wrong but that is how it came across to me at the time.
by elwaclaret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA cup final 1914
Replies: 48
Views: 1735

Re: FA cup final 1914

Early projectors ran at 14-18 frames per second, modern at 24 FPS which is why old films always appear fast. As Rowls says above there are ways to correct this now and some of the World War I footage I’ve seen using the new tech recently is incredible, original footage that looks like HD. Also a lot...
by elwaclaret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread
Replies: 802
Views: 9017

Re: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread

Hugely disappointing performance today. A LONG way off sharp enough, along way off creative enough. Must, really must do better
by elwaclaret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread
Replies: 802
Views: 9017

Re: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread

Poor half Burnley. Not looking at it so far
by elwaclaret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread
Replies: 802
Views: 9017

Re: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread

Far far too easy for WHU this. We’re on our heels and even as a defender of Barnes, he has offered nothing at all so far. We need a major rethink at half time.
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 15, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackpool v Burnley 1990
Replies: 26
Views: 1478

Re: Blackpool v Burnley 1990

Leisure wrote:
Fri Jan 15, 2021 5:35 pm
Paddock for me. Not sure why we were in the middle section and not at the Kop end?
Think they put the later arrivals in the Paddock. I thought it was the Kendall 5-0 drubbing at first. They closed the cop a couple of seasons later completely as it was in danger of collapse if I remember rightly.
by elwaclaret
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra
Replies: 94
Views: 4392

Re: Vydra

pushpinpussy wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:36 pm
Off to Germany
They asked to loan, Burnley would prefer permanently if he’s to go from what I’ve seen, so not nailed on. As we know Vydra is unhappy with game time.
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Manchester United - Match Thread
Replies: 594
Views: 8100

Re: Burnley v Manchester United - Match Thread

Cannot argue with the goal, it’s been coming second half. Think I’d be tempted to swap Westy(booked) for Jay Rod... then Vydra shortly after
by elwaclaret
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trivia facts ....
Replies: 65
Views: 1209

Re: Trivia facts ....

The horse race was named after Lord Derby, who helped set it up. (With his friend Lord Bunbury. Legend has it they tossed a coin to decide who it would be named after.) Know nothing about the horses. However I pretty sure Lord Derby at that time would have been one of the Stanley’s... another footb...
by elwaclaret
Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trivia facts ....
Replies: 65
Views: 1209

Re: Trivia facts ....

Well the Derby horse race certainly didn't get the name from the Burnley-Blackburn games :) Quite right lol. My old lecturer at Burnley (Dr of History) researches this stuff for a living (lucky sod) always in an archive ferreting out stuff. I know he was looking for the golden ticket for Derby, but...
by elwaclaret
Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trivia facts ....
Replies: 65
Views: 1209

Re: Trivia facts ....

FactualFrank wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:54 pm
It did originate from horse racing, correct. Going back a while though, must have been the 1700s.
If...and obviously it remains contested the Ball game reference to Derby predates the horse race by around 500 years... and indeed may be the origin of the horse races name rather than vice versa.
by elwaclaret
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trivia facts ....
Replies: 65
Views: 1209

Re: Trivia facts ....

The Ashbourne explanation makes no sense. Why name the thing after the town down the road? Why not just call it an Ashbourne? Was a Derby game not just any big game, named after the horse race? A game against big local rivals was then a local derby, which is what it used to be called. The horse rac...
by elwaclaret
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trivia facts ....
Replies: 65
Views: 1209

Re: Trivia facts ....

Redbeard wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:43 pm
And whilst Burnley v Preston might indeed be a Lancs derby, Burnley v Blackburn is our local one.
Haha, not going into that level of semantics Preston is a Derby and was our first League opponent.
by elwaclaret
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trivia facts ....
Replies: 65
Views: 1209

Re: Trivia facts ....

Redbeard wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:39 pm
No: Wolves' biggest derby rivals are West Brom... :?
Not sure what the modern take on that is, but Wolves v Villa is still fierce. But the principal remains... different and at that time distinct towns = local Derby
by elwaclaret
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trivia facts ....
Replies: 65
Views: 1209

Re: Trivia facts ....

FactualFrank wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:14 pm
Ashbourne in Derbyshire, not Derby, but makes sense. I remember reading something about 'Hugball'.
At the time of Hugball, Derby was the town for the area, Derbyshire did not exist. Officially at that time Derby itself was in the Palatine of Lancashire under the Stanley family control.
by elwaclaret
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trivia facts ....
Replies: 65
Views: 1209

Re: Trivia facts ....

The term Derby as it relates to football is thought to originate from a town game in Ashbourne, Derby dating back to the 13C and a game called hugball, though other claims are also made. While strictly speaking meant to mean within a town border, old county borders were also included. So Burnley v P...
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's footy
Replies: 35
Views: 1476

Re: Tonight's footy

Accrington started well. Just look a little shot shy, over passing at times
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mee Nominated For POTM
Replies: 12
Views: 491

Re: Mee Nominated For POTM

So glad few outside Burnley realise just how good/important he is
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Iain Dowie
Replies: 19
Views: 2504

Re: Iain Dowie

Good luck to him. I’ve passed the time of day with him a couple of times at the back of the alongside when he had been commentating on our game. A really nice man. I wish him every success.
by elwaclaret
Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Game of Thrones
Replies: 16
Views: 616

Re: Game of Thrones

Loved it up until they ran out of books, thought the final series was a poor reflection of the previous writing and it soured the whole series for me. Will give it another go eventually... when I forgive them and am willing to retry to like it.
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Flagging for offside
Replies: 7
Views: 536

Flagging for offside

This latest version of the linesman that does not flag until a move concludes is an absolute nonsense.... it wastes game time, frustrates everyone and takes half the point of a line judge away. Makes goals far less exciting as everyone is waiting to see if anyone can see anything Wrong... I really d...
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 06, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: has anyone stopped drinking completely?
Replies: 130
Views: 9389

Re: has anyone stopped drinking completely?

I used to get through three bottles of red a night and would not go home until I had the nights drinks sorted after work... I was told I had liver damage, it did not make a jot of difference. I was surpressing my depression. Finally I was the victim of a business fraud that cost me my business and s...
by elwaclaret
Wed Jan 06, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mick McCarthy leaves Apoel.
Replies: 5
Views: 663

Re: Mick McCarthy leaves Apoel.

Brilliant nice winter break and a much healthier bank balance...

Sure he is gutted. I’m available on a three year contract (negotiable)

I’m off to pack, see you guys in February.
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sir Alex Ferguson on VAR
Replies: 18
Views: 2011

Re: Sir Alex Ferguson on VAR

TVC15 wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:13 pm
The thread is about VAR....why are you going back 20 years ?
Perhaps, VAR was still reviewing it?
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If a club was to buy Harry Kane..
Replies: 41
Views: 1520

Re: If a club was to buy Harry Kane..

Personally I’d take Son before Kane. Think he is far harder for them to replace, good as Kane is.
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dave Kevan departs Port Vale
Replies: 9
Views: 1238

Re: Dave Kevan departs Port Vale

Was it John Rudge that was at Port Vale forever? They had a ten year wobble when he left.
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Toney Dyche’s ideal striker
Replies: 37
Views: 3308

Re: Is Toney Dyche’s ideal striker

Newcastleclaret93 wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:36 pm
Anyway back to the subject matter. He was only player for Brentford that impressed me in that game.

Would suit our style well.
Quite he looked like he could be more than decent

...and yes the previous comment I will concede as somewhat ill judged given the current climate.
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 05, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colin Bell RIP
Replies: 42
Views: 1597

Re: Colin Bell RIP

Sad to hear this. Funnily enough it was only a couple of days ago I was watching the Big Match Revisited and thought it was a while since I heard anything of him. My dad and uncle used to see him to chat to regularly in the 70’s when they worked in Belthorn.

RIP Mr Bell
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Pace live now on clarets player
Replies: 148
Views: 7991

Re: Alan Pace live now on clarets player

Burnley87 wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:38 pm
But it’s on a free to air now so everyone can see it. So nobody is missing out. You just can’t see it live
Which is why I finished with “ pleased they mitigated it”
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Xmas lights
Replies: 25
Views: 1228

Re: Xmas lights

Any time for us up to twelfth night. Came down today as work dictates I need to be in peace and quiet for a couple of weeks from today. However, I relented and let she-who-must-be-obeyed keep her outside white tree lights, on the proviso they are made a feature rather than over hedge as Christmas de...
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Pace live now on clarets player
Replies: 148
Views: 7991

Re: Alan Pace live now on clarets player

It’s like saying you pay for a season ticket so your programme should be free because it gives you information about the club. Wrong in the Head some fans especially CT when it comes to this point. Why shouldn’t they charge for content that costs money to create. It’s the same with the U23 the cove...
by elwaclaret
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Pace live now on clarets player
Replies: 148
Views: 7991

Re: Alan Pace live now on clarets player

This is the future. They will maximise revenue streams. There’s no point whinging about it. Either pay up And watch, or don’t and don’t whinge. It’s always surprising to me that the Athletic haven’t had a word with virtually every story they write copied and pasted on here for people to read free. ...
by elwaclaret
Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brendan Flood's message on LinkedIn...
Replies: 31
Views: 3464

Re: Brendan Flood's message on LinkedIn...

I think Brendan was at times guilty of over exuberance in his early days, and that soured relations with some. He has played his role and deserves his share of the credit for what has been achieved. I hope all the former directors remain close to the club and leave the door open for being approached...
by elwaclaret
Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Return to the happy place
Replies: 19
Views: 2043

Re: Return to the happy place

Agree with the sentiment, but I am less optimistic that we will have seen an end to this by next season. Two new variants already and with people unable to follow rules a rising pandemic.... which will only lead to faster, harder mutations and eventually one resistant to the new vaccines.... God kno...
by elwaclaret
Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MotD
Replies: 26
Views: 1919

Re: MotD

CharlieinNewMexico wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:01 pm
I played for 50 years and most of the adult ones at semi pro or “boot money” level.

But apart from that.
I never had any pace, maybe that is why I didn’t fall over. Must be awful in the supermarket when reaching for beans when the slightest touch causes such reaction.
by elwaclaret
Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Bruce
Replies: 70
Views: 5909

Re: Steve Bruce

Sean is going nowhere. He's just got new owners who have promised some cash. He has made Burnley "his". Why move to Palace or Newcastle? Lunacy ! :shock: Maybe he wants discount at Sportsdirect. Fantastic opportunity for the man who can walk on water.... anyone else will not be good enough to be gi...
by elwaclaret
Sun Jan 03, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Bruce
Replies: 70
Views: 5909

Re: Steve Bruce

gsyclaret wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 6:37 pm
Just seen him being interveiwed on ssn, only mentioned not buying in transfer market.
To be fair if true, he won’t be
by elwaclaret
Sun Jan 03, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Centre Forward Partnerships
Replies: 19
Views: 1114

Re: Centre Forward Partnerships

Bosscat wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 6:35 pm
* Shouldn't this feature on the "hypothetical sex party" thread 🤔
Great I have Miss Whipplash providing autocorrection, just what I need :(

:D
by elwaclaret
Sun Jan 03, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sunday Times article
Replies: 29
Views: 3243

Re: Sunday Times article

RalphCoatesComb wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 5:57 pm
:lol:

You've let the cat out the bag now. Your grammar and spelling will be under severe scrutiny now ;)
:o I did say unsuccessfully... so I have an excuse, sort of :D