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by NottsClaret
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nixon
Replies: 66
Views: 7842

Re: Nixon

It'll be a blow to a few on here if we end up making a profit on Wells.

Just down to Vydra and Gibson then on the 'WHat aBOUt thE mONey wE WaSTeD ON...' posts. That's if you're one of those people who think a Premier League club should be fine with a squad of 11 players.
by NottsClaret
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man U v Burnley on TV
Replies: 10
Views: 1452

Re: Man U v Burnley on TV

Not sure about all this from United fans that they should have been 3 up in first half before we scored. Their chances were ok but we had a couple ourselves - none of them were clear cut. Yup, Mata missed the ball entirely and it hit his standing leg. Martial wanted about 14 touches and none of the...
by NottsClaret
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Clarets get much needed win against Leicester
Replies: 17
Views: 1037

Re: REPORT: Clarets get much needed win against Leicester

On Wikipedia Harvey Barnes place of birth is listed as Burnley. Although it’s during his Dad’s time playing with us and just a year before he moved onto Huddersfield in a swap with Payton so I doubt he regards himself as a Burnley lad. My only 'in the know' story relates to the Barnes / Payton swap...
by NottsClaret
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dermot - No Foul
Replies: 57
Views: 3040

Re: Dermot - No Foul

Mark Halsey reckons that Mee should have been sent off for his tangle of legs with Barnes which led to the penalty because if denied a goalscoring opportunity. I thought they'd tweaked the law on that, so it's just a yellow unless it's a handball on the line or something like that. They still had a...
by NottsClaret
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ipswich Town - Winding Up Petition
Replies: 27
Views: 2265

Re: Ipswich Town - Winding Up Petition

For the dross on the pitch we certainly aren’t getting our moneys worth out of that £81m which is my real issue, for such a stubborn skint prudent club we don’t half throw money away like confetti. The £81m was paid to finish 7th. In today’s market, we got our money’s worth. No idea what we’re payi...
by NottsClaret
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sexism and leaving the field...
Replies: 25
Views: 1123

Re: Sexism and leaving the field...

Anyway, back to the OP. Some men paid to watch a ladies football match, then in their sad little group started shouting offensive remarks to women trying to play sport. There's no passing the buck here to society, snowflake culture or any other crap. It's simply a few cowardly men acting like t**ts,...
by NottsClaret
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheffield Wednesday’s Premier League Pledge
Replies: 19
Views: 1567

Re: Sheffield Wednesday’s Premier League Pledge

They're far from skint, the owner is loaded. Probably more to do with FFP.
by NottsClaret
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheffield Wednesday’s Premier League Pledge
Replies: 19
Views: 1567

Re: Sheffield Wednesday’s Premier League Pledge

To be fair, they'll probably still sell loads. Watching mediocre, second tier football in a huge crumbling relic at extortionate prices seems enduringly popular in that half of Sheffield.
by NottsClaret
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheffield Wednesday’s Premier League Pledge
Replies: 19
Views: 1567

Re: Sheffield Wednesday’s Premier League Pledge

I've read that and now I'm more confused. Other than it will cost £6,400 to watch Sheffield Wednesday which doesn't sound great, even if it was a thousand year season ticket.
by NottsClaret
Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Iran accused of shooting ukranian plane down .
Replies: 75
Views: 2521

Re: Iran accused of shooting ukranian plane down .

Another blow for conspiracy theorists. Once again it’s some humans making mistakes under pressure. And the most likely explanation is THE explanation. More comforting of course if there really was some top level power controlling all this chaos, but nope. A few ego maniac leaders are having a spat, ...
by NottsClaret
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Chant To Think About
Replies: 40
Views: 1283

Re: New Chant To Think About

Strong North Korea vibe with that one.
by NottsClaret
Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Irishman
Replies: 21
Views: 2683

Re: The Irishman

Theres a scene where De Niro ( supposed to be about 40) beats a guy up yet he literally moves like an 80 yr old it’s painfully embarrassing I had the same problem. The de-ageing gimmick was just about acceptable until then, but that scene killed it. Couldn't really watch after that, the whole thing...
by NottsClaret
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran?
Replies: 105
Views: 4998

Re: War with Iran?

It was declared by Iranian authorities to be engine failure within about 5 minutes of it happening. Both engines? At once. With no trace of the aircraft losing speed or falling, just VANISHING at 8,000 feet. On that night of all nights? I don't believe them. Me neither, almost certainly shot down. ...
by NottsClaret
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Park view
Replies: 28
Views: 2858

Re: Park view

Get Barnfield on it, be open in no time.
by NottsClaret
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ticket prices for Wolves fans at Man U in FA Cup
Replies: 9
Views: 852

Re: Ticket prices for Wolves fans at Man U in FA Cup

Can't go on milking it forever. Their semi-final with Man City tonight has gone to general sale, still about 6,000 unsold. Fair enough, nobody cares about the League Cup but struggling to sell out for a derby must be a concern.
by NottsClaret
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whats with this media love affair with Dirty Leeds?
Replies: 39
Views: 1553

Re: Whats with this media love affair with Dirty Leeds?

If we're just talking about football, much as it won't go down well on here, I've enjoyed watching Leeds, Brighton and Rangers in the one game I've seen each of them play this season. Not arsed if any of those go up, down, win or lose and can't understand so much stress about what some other club do...
by NottsClaret
Mon Jan 06, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things not well at the club?
Replies: 104
Views: 5904

Re: Things not well at the club?

I just don't get these ideas that we are rolling in it. If the wage bill is 85 million it doesn't leave much for the rest including transfers if we have a turnover of say 110million. Even if we have 30 million in dry powder-it aint much in this league. Not an expert on finances but sounds right to ...
by NottsClaret
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Star Wars film
Replies: 44
Views: 1948

Re: New Star Wars film

I'm by no means a Trekkie but took the kids to see this latest Star Wars on one of those IMAX screens yesterday. It was alright actually, didn't get bored. One thing though, and I'm not a connoisseur, but does every one of these films end with a few guys on an 'against all odds' mission, whereby the...
by NottsClaret
Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Worst Weekend For VAR Yet?
Replies: 52
Views: 1518

Re: The Worst Weekend For VAR Yet?

I’d gladly bin the whole thing. I’m not getting another ST if it’s still used in its current form. Keep for blatant f**k ups by the ref if absolutely necessary, let him quickly check a monitor for 10 seconds. No lines, dotted or otherwise. It’s not an exact science anyway, it’s just a game played on...
by NottsClaret
Tue Dec 24, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The FA Cup. One game at a time.
Replies: 33
Views: 1420

Re: The FA Cup. One game at a time.

cricketfieldclarets wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:15 pm
Our second 11 should easily be good enough to beat Peterbrough at home who probably wont be taking it serious themselves.
A good League One team will always be a match for any reserve Prem team outside the Big 6. We've been there and done it ourselves in the past.
by NottsClaret
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rovers attendance
Replies: 35
Views: 3526

Re: Rovers attendance

They’re s***e. Going nowhere.
by NottsClaret
Mon Dec 23, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who do you want to come up
Replies: 50
Views: 1457

Re: Who do you want to come up

Sheffield Wednesday definitely would be good. Be nice for Brentford too, new ground and deserve it after finding and selling so many players.

Although I'm not as fussed as everyone else about Leeds. You can't tell me playing them would be a less enticing fixture than if we had Fulham.
by NottsClaret
Fri Dec 20, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heart - Rending
Replies: 11
Views: 1022

Re: Heart rendering

Brave guy.

Has anyone read Joe Hammond’s recent book on his battle with MND? It’s a fantastic book, but obviously not light reading.
by NottsClaret
Fri Dec 20, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC Championship Team of the Decade
Replies: 22
Views: 1649

Re: BBC Championship Team of the Decade

Great to see Richard Keogh on that list, tempted to vote for him. Certainly entertained fans throughout the Championship for 10 years.
by NottsClaret
Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2000/2001 the two Blackburn games
Replies: 23
Views: 1147

Re: 2000/2001 the two Blackburn games

I doubt we'll ever recreate the atmosphere before the first game. I'd had glandular fever and not left the house for four weeks but dragged myself shivering to that game. Loads of people stood around waiting for their coaches, crazy inside on the concourses etc. I have a couple of B**tard mates who ...
by NottsClaret
Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Star Wars film
Replies: 44
Views: 1948

Re: New Star Wars film

icu81b4 wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 8:39 pm
How many Star Wars films have been made? I haven't seen any yet.
Is it 9? Most of them are toss, some are plain terrible. Watch the first couple maybe and then find something else.
by NottsClaret
Wed Dec 18, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: burnley courting disaster
Replies: 26
Views: 3031

Re: burnley courting disaster

There's not going to be 'another Hillsborough' because it takes a while to get to the bogs. It is a bit dingy in there, but that's all. It's rammed at most places on the concourse. Seems to be as much a part of the day out, drinking - or throwing - crap lager in a cold, concrete corridor as watching...
by NottsClaret
Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Palace v Brighton
Replies: 84
Views: 2512

Re: Palace v Brighton

And we paid how much for: Defour Vydra Gibson Brady Wells Drinkwater Every club needs a squad. We seem to resent paying money for anyone who's not as good as our first XI. You can't pack out the bench in the Prem with lads from the youth team. And I'll never begrudge a penny of what we paid for Def...
by NottsClaret
Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Palace v Brighton
Replies: 84
Views: 2512

Re: Palace v Brighton

First time I've ever watched Brighton when they've not been playing us, looked decent. No way they'll be going down.*

* Note, this isn't a criticism of us, Dyche, our football, our board, our transfer policy or wage structure. Just thought they played really good football.
by NottsClaret
Sun Dec 15, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cant watch much more of that
Replies: 115
Views: 4742

Re: Cant watch much more of that

It's what, 18/24 months since Defour and Brady's injuries? McNeil has brought some much enjoyed class and quality to the wing but we're unlikely to ever find a replacement of Defour's quality, certainly not a young, fit one in our price range. But that spell showed that Dyche doesn't necessarily wan...
by NottsClaret
Sun Dec 15, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kicking the ball out
Replies: 24
Views: 1727

Re: Kicking the ball out

Entirely our fault today. We should have played on, then lost concentration when Newcastle showed us what you’re actually supposed to do, ie. keep playing until the ref stops you.

Weird crowd reaction too, nobody to get angry at except ourselves. Hopefully we learn from it.
by NottsClaret
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Robinson gets Premier League debut for Newcastle game
Replies: 16
Views: 823

Re: ARTICLE: Robinson gets Premier League debut for Newcastle game

If our officials are ‘Elite List’ then why, oh why, are they being given Burnley Newcastle as their first game? You might argue, why not Burnley Newcastle, but it does seem as though we’re treated as fodder in this regard? I mean, I seriously doubt that Robinson would’ve been allocated Liverpool Ar...
by NottsClaret
Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 77470

Re: General Election Is On

Hard work reading some of this, explains a lot though. That whole page dedicated to Martin and Ringo arguing about two different things, shouting into a void neatly sums up modern politics. One thing that is really good about this thread / forum - and I mean this - is that it’s actually one place on...
by NottsClaret
Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 77470

Re: General Election Is On

It’ll continue like this, because if anyone thinks the next Labour leader will get a fair ride, and be honestly reported by the press, then they’re certifiable. In the same way they didn’t report Johnson’s many flaws, and promoted him shamelessly, the press will seek out their “bacon sandwich eatin...
by NottsClaret
Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is cider crap?
Replies: 27
Views: 1128

Re: Is cider crap?

I was so sick off cider when I was 17, I've never been able to taste even a drop of it since.
by NottsClaret
Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle offer free half season tickets
Replies: 22
Views: 1334

Re: Newcastle offer free half season tickets

I notice it's easier to boycott against Southampton than United or City. A bit like our neighbours.

Why not just say you can't be arsed going anymore. We didn't 'boycott' from 1976-92. We were just s**t and almost everybody found better things to do, unless we had a big game.
by NottsClaret
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle offer free half season tickets
Replies: 22
Views: 1334

Re: Newcastle offer free half season tickets

11th in the Prem.. where do they reckon they'll be when Ashley goes? 7th or 8th? They could be there by the weekend.

Weird how he's 'killing the club', but they're pretty much where you'd expect them to be if things were going well.
by NottsClaret
Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 18 Thousand Strong Home Support Dropping
Replies: 79
Views: 3575

Re: 18 Thousand Strong Home Support Dropping

I realised last year that the Chase of The Prem was far more exciting than its Capture. That's it really. You'll get the odd highpoint in a season, beating Spurs last year, Chelsea the year before. But mostly it's about slogging to 40 points. In the championship you get that building excitement ove...
by NottsClaret
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andros Townsend
Replies: 15
Views: 1933

Re: Andros Townsend

Interesting read here on Townsend, if you’re not one of those ‘how can you ever be sad if you’re a footballer’ types.

https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us ... -boy-story
by NottsClaret
Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drinkwater in Dyche's thoughts for Saturday
Replies: 45
Views: 2103

Re: Drinkwater in Dyche's thoughts for Saturday

Grumps wrote:The last I heard was that he'd been found not guilty in a court of law
Drinkwater hasn’t even been arrested, charged or tried so let’s give them all a chance eh?

As above, they’re both just playing at it compared to Joey Barton anyway, and he was one of our most important signings under Dyche.
by NottsClaret
Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clapping today
Replies: 259
Views: 7706

Re: Clapping today

Just puts a little perspective on the matter. People getting wound up that others are clapping a lady, who has helped others for much longer than a minute. Bizarre argument. Just don't get this link between football and death at all. Going to football is a fairly pointless but fun leisure pursuit. ...
by NottsClaret
Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clapping today
Replies: 259
Views: 7706

Re: Clapping today

Quickenthetempo wrote:By all accounts, one of the ladies lined up for a minutes applause was a nurse who worked in the town for a lot of years.

Probably helping you or your family at some point.

No doubt. But what's this got to do with watching football?
by NottsClaret
Thu Nov 28, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clapping today
Replies: 259
Views: 7706

Re: Clapping today

I take it we're binning off that 'pretending to look sad about strangers' special in January now? No need for it anymore, I think we've covered everyone who's passed away in the Pendle area in the last 12 months already. Turning into an expensive memorial service with some football on while you wait...
by NottsClaret
Thu Nov 28, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clapping today
Replies: 259
Views: 7706

Re: Clapping today

Flu season is underway. Expect an upsurge in weird 'sombre' applause over the coming months.
by NottsClaret
Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Second big screen
Replies: 35
Views: 2328

Re: Second big screen

Hasn’t the official line been ‘still deciding’ for about six months?

There’s only 2 corners empty, seems a long time to make a 50/50 call. Just buy another telly if you’re that bothered.
by NottsClaret
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Wanderers - 10 Years Ahead !!!
Replies: 25
Views: 2455

Re: Bolton Wanderers - 10 Years Ahead !!!

Dyched wrote:Or “We’re set up for 10 years” Barry Kilby, May 2009
Have you not been watching the last 10 years since he said it?
by NottsClaret
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things are good for the Clarets
Replies: 5
Views: 639

Re: Things are good for the Clarets

..these are the days we wished for. They are indeed. And just think when some people are asked by their grandkids 'what was it like Grandpa, seeing Burnley play in the top division?'.. "Well lad, it wasn't all that. The style of play was a bit basic, the concourse confectionary was bloody expensive...
by NottsClaret
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Wanderers - 10 Years Ahead !!!
Replies: 25
Views: 2455

Re: Bolton Wanderers - 10 Years Ahead !!!

We’re where Bolton were ten years ago, so from that point of view it was pretty accurate. Good point and easily overlooked. Always worth gloating while you're on top because it'll all change again. You could point to a vast gulf between Sheffield United and any club in the Prem three years ago. Out...
by NottsClaret
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England U21s. Dwights on(at last)
Replies: 42
Views: 2565

Re: England U21s. Dwights on(at last)

Aidy Boothroyd telling McNeil or Foden how to play is comical. He's a League Two manager, and a proper dinosaur one at that.
by NottsClaret
Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northern Monkeys - You're being conned
Replies: 103
Views: 3103

Re: Northern Monkeys - You're being conned

Some people are so far gone, so down the line with their docile, obedient subservience it really doesn't matter what Banks, Farage or Johnson say.

They've decided to slavishly cower to these ludicrous toffs and it's impossible to get back up off their knees now, even while they laugh at you.