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by elwaclaret
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche
Replies: 41
Views: 1799

Re: Sean Dyche

Patrick Vieira being muted as a possible appointment. Bit left field but he's an ambitious manager,PL might appeal to him,now he's had a couple of years at Nice. This could be a good shout. I suspect most will keep their heads down for now and waiting for the future ownership to be clearer before t...
by elwaclaret
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER SPECULATION (NO LINK NEEDED)
Replies: 11
Views: 720

Re: BFC TRANSFER SPECULATION (NO LINK NEEDED)

Longsidelenny wrote:This is not tittle tatter I’ve herd we’ve put a bid in for forden it might be is brother though


This is not tittle tattle.... yes it is unless it’s come directly from the ivory towers, first hand. It is gossip... it is tittle tattle. That does not mean it might not be bang on the money.
by elwaclaret
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER SPECULATION (NO LINK NEEDED)
Replies: 11
Views: 720

Re: BFC TRANSFER SPECULATION (NO LINK NEEDED)

I also find it massively irritating when someone posts a rumour and its countered with ... "We can't afford the wages" off someone who clearly works within the club and deals with wages and contract negotiations. Even manage to type it in a way that says 'i am in the know, so don't bother...
by elwaclaret
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 576
Views: 9325

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Suspect most of the stuff being spouted is for the members and blue rinse brigade, the Tory bedrock. I think it became pretty clear last night that there is little more than sound bites. Cutting higher rate tax in the current environment would be political suicide, even dressed as re-alignment. I ha...
by elwaclaret
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER SPECULATION (NO LINK NEEDED)
Replies: 11
Views: 720

Re: BFC TRANSFER SPECULATION (NO LINK NEEDED)

Tickles me how so many posters get aggressive about rumours; both rubbishing others and defending their own... when 99% of all rumours are nothing more than tittle tattle, even from sources within the club. Some land, others don’t exist and yet more are wishful thinking. Some may have a better idea ...
by elwaclaret
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scam alert
Replies: 22
Views: 508

Re: Scam alert

It is good enough to fool some unfortunately. I’m sure the effect of such scams has reduced dramatically with all the publicity. The lack of Barclays company information, contacts etc, scream scam. Barclays used to have a policy of seriously investigating every case to its max... one of the few thin...
by elwaclaret
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lidl's beers
Replies: 16
Views: 1290

Re: Lidl's beers

Falcon wrote:If it's marketed as 'German' though you'd probably expect it to be from Germany.

Although I'm fully aware that most of the big foreign beers are actually bottled over here.


Most of the Czech Republic was part of Central Europe that was pre German Unification, called Germany...
by elwaclaret
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche
Replies: 41
Views: 1799

Re: Sean Dyche

I'm not sure if you're on another level here or you're being a massive hypocrite after failing to back up your recent comments about plenty of posters on here saying Wolves would struggle last season. I get that he thinks he looks at things from outside the box, to air alternative scenarios... they...
by elwaclaret
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'
Replies: 71
Views: 1162

Re: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'

This is what you need. Informative, educational, interesting and sometimes lightly amusing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52KLGqDSAjo&list=PL82yk73N8eoX-Xobr_TfHsWPfAIyI7VAP I think he's still adding to the playlist. But if you want to get caught up on what the actual facts of climate change ...
by elwaclaret
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ward completes Stoke deal
Replies: 10
Views: 638

Re: ARTICLE: Ward completes Stoke deal

I wish him every success and happiness. Sorry to see him go.
by elwaclaret
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'
Replies: 71
Views: 1162

Re: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'

There is no known cycle that explains the rapid warming seen over recent decades. It is essentially proven that it is caused by man-made emissions. It explains it perfectly while absolutely nothing else can. Not in a position to argue the point IT. I don’t follow the ins and outs of climate change....
by elwaclaret
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'
Replies: 71
Views: 1162

Re: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'

I think most people are horrified with the state of the Oceans, and the effect we’re having on the environment without necessarily believing it is totally as a result of our actions that the Earth is going through a natural circle of climate change, it’s pretty clear not only from Earth’s human hist...
by elwaclaret
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 498
Views: 54126

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

KRBFC wrote:If we have our targets, what are we waiting for? Get the bids in


With players still under contract and agents being paid while negotiating, and actively seeking gazumpers for the chance of nothing more tenable than a pre contract agreement? Really? Did you work on Brexit?
by elwaclaret
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran
Replies: 131
Views: 5910

Re: War with Iran

Don't underestimate the ability of boot-licking Conservatives to drag us into wars. It's unlikely, but still, they value the economy and money over human life so it's not hard to imagine the US using it as part of negotiations. It's the kind of **** that can happen to a country when they value mone...
by elwaclaret
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Do you know anyone who worked for Bob Lord
Replies: 11
Views: 896

Re: Do you know anyone who worked for Bob Lord

I know a couple, also long passed.
by elwaclaret
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran
Replies: 131
Views: 5910

Re: War with Iran

Wouldn't matter, the Yanks are used to shooting or blowing up the wrong people, they've always done it Sadly true. However we will only get a real sniff of what’s going on if it gets nasty unfortunately. I’m pretty sure if it’s not clear we will not be going in. Blair did and look what happened. We...
by elwaclaret
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 576
Views: 9325

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

I see that Boris has got Mark Fullbrook, a colleague of Lynton Crosby, running his campaign which isn't too surprising. I think he ran Johnson's mayoral campaigns which were a bit of a gimme against Livingstone. However he also ran Goldsmith's campaign against Khan where they severely misjudged the...
by elwaclaret
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 498
Views: 54126

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Grumps wrote:All managers have a list of who they want, if they Carnt ...


Sorry but “carnt” hit my funny bone.
by elwaclaret
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ward set for Stoke
Replies: 26
Views: 2324

Re: ARTICLE: Ward set for Stoke

I was delighted when we signed him, at the time I rated him so highly for Wolves I expected him to be out of our pond. He has been a pleasure to watch him in a Burnley shirt and I wish him nothing but the best at Stoke.
by elwaclaret
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton showing us the way again by early business
Replies: 90
Views: 3778

Re: Brighton showing us the way again by early business

I’d be concerned if I was a Brighton fan. Are they at the behest of Potter or is he just a more suitable yes man for the Chairman?

I’d be very worried if we started bringing in players I’d never heard of from minor leagues at £18m a pop.
by elwaclaret
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's the deal (rules) with goal kicks?
Replies: 20
Views: 1254

Re: What's the deal (rules) with goal kicks?

They have vendors selling hot dogs to the fans in their seats during VAR breaks by next season. I’m dreading it.
by elwaclaret
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most Memorable Matches Wrong Reasons
Replies: 72
Views: 2303

Re: Most Memorable Matches Wrong Reasons

ClaretTony wrote:No. David Williams was on loan to Rochdale in 1991/92 and we allowed him to play against us. They won 1-0 and he had an outstanding game. It proved to be Frank Casper’s final home game in charge.


Haha... I had in my mind Billy O’Rouke, but the dates didn’t work. Just mixing up my gingers :D
by elwaclaret
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Beast on the move to Shropshire
Replies: 16
Views: 1054

Re: ARTICLE: Beast on the move to Shropshire

All the best Brian.

Always seemed a pleasant bloke, and despite the “WALLY!” Moments both on and off the pitch was a good servant to the club.
by elwaclaret
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most Memorable Matches Wrong Reasons
Replies: 72
Views: 2303

Re: Most Memorable Matches Wrong Reasons

Two different games. They kept 11 on the pitch when our goalkeeper David Williams was their man of the match. Are you not getting mixed up with the keeper wearing a clarets goalkeeping top... in fact think Rochdale were one of the teams that turned out in our (old) away kits around that time, and t...
by elwaclaret
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rafa Goes
Replies: 66
Views: 3732

Re: Rafa Goes

Jose has mentioned being interested in the project in the event of a takeover, but I’ve got to ask how likely is that looking given Benitez has walked? Jose at Newcastle would be brilliant. Takeover - He’ll overspend left right and centre and not make a team. Fallout by Christmas. No - takeover - t...
by elwaclaret
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sad news of a claret passing
Replies: 30
Views: 2481

Re: Sad news of a claret passing

RIP Arthur. My thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time
by elwaclaret
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most Memorable Matches Wrong Reasons
Replies: 72
Views: 2303

Re: Most Memorable Matches Wrong Reasons

I was stood behind the goal when the final whistle went and everyone was stunned, convinced we'd had it. Then some Crewe fans ran across the pitch and danced in front of us laughing their heads off. I remember a few of our fans trying to get the game abandoned. By the end they could have been havin...
by elwaclaret
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rafa Goes
Replies: 66
Views: 3732

Re: Rafa Goes

Thought it was just the usual summer noises from the North East... they annually have him threatening to leave then they stump up the money and he whines for 12 more months. Could be a rough season for the magpies. I don’t think SD will get anywhere near the job. Newcastle fans think they should be ...
by elwaclaret
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New home kit
Replies: 258
Views: 18672

Re: New home kit

I think I’ll be missing the old Umbro, when I’m wearing my Nike-light modern tat next season.
by elwaclaret
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Car insurance for a 17 year old
Replies: 37
Views: 1415

Re: Car insurance for a 17 year old

I dont want to get him something brand new. I just think he will have some kind of prang in his first year. I'm happy with the black box. I think it will give me a little piece of mind. He will know hes being monitored and will have to drive accordingly There certainly is that about it. The all thi...
by elwaclaret
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Car insurance for a 17 year old
Replies: 37
Views: 1415

Re: Car insurance for a 17 year old

Sorry, didn’t read on
by elwaclaret
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Car insurance for a 17 year old
Replies: 37
Views: 1415

Re: Car insurance for a 17 year old

If you can bank roll him (as guarantor )one of the best ways to get on the insureds ladder is a small car with insurance. They crucify anyone with an older car, so cheap runarounds really don’t exist anymore. Black box is insisted on by some and rubbished by other providers so don’t just look at bla...
by elwaclaret
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris or Hunt you have to pick one
Replies: 105
Views: 2586

Re: Boris or Hunt you have to pick one

You're not the first to suggest that Alexander de Pfeffel might be steered by his father. (I wonder if folk are parroting an editorial they'd read somewhere? Wouldn't surprise me.) I don't know if you're a leave voter but there's definitely at least one brexiteer who posts on here who has made this...
by elwaclaret
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris or Hunt you have to pick one
Replies: 105
Views: 2586

Re: Boris or Hunt you have to pick one

Boris... cannot believe I’m saying it. One thing that has really made me sit up is both his brother and his father staying close makes a hell of a difference. Both were remainers, and there is some serious brain power between them. They will also help retard Boris’s positivity excesses behind the sh...
by elwaclaret
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most Memorable Matches Wrong Reasons
Replies: 72
Views: 2303

Re: Most Memorable Matches Wrong Reasons

ClaretTony wrote:We played them quite often on Friday nights bu the last of them was in 1990


Always remember that one because I was at Uni in Salford and so drove directly to Stockport instead of travelling over to go with my dad... the one and only time I did it.
by elwaclaret
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most Memorable Matches Wrong Reasons
Replies: 72
Views: 2303

Re: Most Memorable Matches Wrong Reasons

Crewe away 1987 lost and the last game v Orient was out of our hands. I genuinely thought that was it for us as a league team. The drive home was complete silence and despair in our minibus. Spent that game stood with a chap I’ve never met before or since. The worst 90 minutes of utter despair.... ...
by elwaclaret
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most Memorable Matches Wrong Reasons
Replies: 72
Views: 2303

Re: Most Memorable Matches Wrong Reasons

The back to back hammerings we took Gillingham and City or vice versa in the third / second / first division.
by elwaclaret
Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kraftwerk 3D - Anyone seen this?
Replies: 3
Views: 323

Re: Kraftwerk 3D - Anyone seen this?

ZizkovClaret wrote:Off to see them tonight and wondering how it is?

Primal Scream, Jungle and Anna Calvi first up!


Should imagine it is very good... they certainly lacked “entertainment” in the early eighties. Primal Scream used to be excellent on the other hand, though not seen them recently.
by elwaclaret
Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 498
Views: 54126

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

burnley007 wrote:Delph would be a tremendous signing for us


Been strong rumours about Delph for a couple of seasons, but should he really come up one has to wonder if our pockets would be deep enough.
by elwaclaret
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stuart Downing
Replies: 22
Views: 2004

Re: Stuart Downing

KRBFC wrote:I like how we're shitting on Rovers for signing Downing, but we signed Peter Crouch when deep in trouble.


Crouch was brought in to be an impact sub, to change our attack. Do you expect Downing was signed with similar intentions or as a major signing?
by elwaclaret
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton turns down new deal
Replies: 122
Views: 10139

Re: Heaton turns down new deal

Watford are rumoured to be keeping tabs on the Heaton situation according to gossip column yesterday. Looks like he may get to take his pick to some extent this summer.
by elwaclaret
Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stuart Downing
Replies: 22
Views: 2004

Re: Stuart Downing

Instantly reminded me of us in the dark days, picking up former stars in the hope of getting one last hurrah out of them.
It worked with Ian Wright, but it had failed several times before with lesser lights.
by elwaclaret
Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 576
Views: 9325

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

The way I read (heard) it Paul, Hammond was being specific about that actual event. If the security had been aware of a protest why weren't they more able to prevent it happening. Forewarned is forearmed surely? Anyway, when you compare the column inches and coverage given to the "incident&quo...
by elwaclaret
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Historical wildcard ...
Replies: 50
Views: 1318

Re: Historical wildcard ...

Lancasterclaret wrote:Kevin McDonald might well have improved a lot earlier with SD running things


I think it is more likely SD would have immediately shown him the door... I’ll disciplined, rebellious and a little too fond of the hop, I certainly remember being among the issues Burnley had with him.
by elwaclaret
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Historical wildcard ...
Replies: 50
Views: 1318

Re: Historical wildcard ...

tim_noone wrote:Arsenal? He was linked with a bigger club though.


Had a week or two on trial at WHU from memory.
by elwaclaret
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Historical wildcard ...
Replies: 50
Views: 1318

Re: Historical wildcard ...

I would say Phil Malley... but not sure he’d last to kick off
by elwaclaret
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 576
Views: 9325

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:Boris certainly does like creating problems for himself in private!


If he has time for any of those shenanigans then I admire the mans stamina
by elwaclaret
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paul Weller interview
Replies: 13
Views: 1611

Re: Paul Weller interview

Spoken to Paul about that in the past and that is what still irks him til today. He really doesn’t like Cotterill - said he just got called in and “sorry mate, thanks but no thanks - cya” ..... pretty sure this was after he thought he was getting an extension too on his contract. To be fair I don’t...
by elwaclaret
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 576
Views: 9325

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:Daily Mail reporting Boris may seek an injunction to stop the recording being published.


He shouldn’t need one. It was a private row between him and his partner. People are entitled to some privacy.
by elwaclaret
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 24
Views: 2979

Re: Ben Mee

Vegas Claret wrote:Club posted this earlier, baffles me why some people don't think Mee is very good

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGSo2AHXahc


I’ll be more than happy for the entire football world to think he’s bobbins until he’s lifted one of the three trophies with us, at the earliest.

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