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by NottsClaret
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Robinson Tuesday
Replies: 836
Views: 34742

Re: Tommy Robinson Tuesday

Looks like he's just been confronted for chatting to someone online he thought was 12.

Or converted to Islam.

Or become an arts lecturer at a former polytechnic.

Any of the above would be great.
by NottsClaret
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR to be stepped up
Replies: 32
Views: 1650

Re: VAR to be stepped up

Cool, what we definitely need is more opinions and more delays.
by NottsClaret
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Marvin Sordell
Replies: 56
Views: 3298

Re: Marvin Sordell

I thought Macca would get grief for that post, and it would have been better to not post it at all. Although it's also not helpful to jump all over someone if they don't understand something. Someone isn't necessarily a troll or a nasty **** because they don't know enough about a subject. I don't se...
by NottsClaret
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arise Sir Geoffrey...
Replies: 89
Views: 2626

Re: Arise Sir Geoffrey...

Billy Balfour wrote:The honours system sound be shitcanned.


I support this proposal.
by NottsClaret
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: An Evening with Lee Sharpe
Replies: 29
Views: 3155

Re: An Evening with Lee Sharpe

He did one in Barnsley, he's good value. I doubt he has too many regrets about his career, although no doubt he faded away. He was great to watch when he first appeared and, as above, part of a really exciting United team back then.
by NottsClaret
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 14002
Views: 257305

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Lancasterclaret wrote:You obey the law when you are the PM, whether you like or not, or we don't live in a democracy anymore.


Yeah but Robert Mugabe's dead, so there is an opening for a despot.
by NottsClaret
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Roy Keane speaks out about two former Clarets
Replies: 82
Views: 4670

Re: ARTICLE: Roy Keane speaks out about two former Clarets

He's a strange fella is Keane. No doubt that stubborn, confrontational mindset aided his playing career but now it means he's going to be remembered as much for being a bitter old man, being angry for money on TV occasionally. Shame really.
by NottsClaret
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 14002
Views: 257305

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

RingoMcCartney wrote:Is it me or are you trying to go round in a perpetual circle...


You're on page 248. There's a chance it's both of you.
by NottsClaret
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 14002
Views: 257305

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

If we do have an election - and why not, we must be due one - how will that pan out do we reckon? I can see the Lib Dems doing very well, as they're the only Remain party so will hoover up a lot of those votes. The Brexit Party will probably suffer now Boris is a No Deal Brexiter (because that's wha...
by NottsClaret
Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Liverpool - Player Ratings
Replies: 84
Views: 4103

Re: Burnley v Liverpool - Player Ratings

Pope - 6 Lowton - 5 Tarkowski - 9 Looked like he should be partnering VVD, playing better than ever right now Mee - 5 He's great until you give him a second to think about playing a pass Pieters - 6 Thought he did well enough against Salah, it's not easy Cork - 7 Probably just ahead of Westwood to k...
by NottsClaret
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Only 7,400 on
Replies: 45
Views: 2810

Re: Only 7,400 on

Surprised that many turned up really, it's essentially a reserve game we don't want to win.

Just open the Bob Lord, play it on a Thursday afternoon.. or maybe do it at Gawthorpe next time.
by NottsClaret
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A head scratcher - Dyche
Replies: 14
Views: 1534

Re: A head scratcher - Dyche

These early exit cup games are a useful exercise in quelling a whole season of 'why doesn't X get a chance?' posts.

It's probably because they're a bit **** compared to the lads in the first team.
by NottsClaret
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 1301
Views: 92003

Re: Bolton

Bolton and Bury will both carry on. Just all sides bluffing trying to get their best price at the last minute (which is never actually the last minute). In another 10 years, they'll have had a few owners, their debts will have long been wiped and they'll be smugly lording it over someone else who's ...
by NottsClaret
Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No Vokesy in Stoke squad today
Replies: 42
Views: 3719

Re: No Vokesy in Stoke squad today

Luton seemed to have coped without him managing them.
by NottsClaret
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Amazon rainforest
Replies: 72
Views: 2323

Re: The Amazon rainforest

It's a worry for sure. Although the cricket's on at 11am so it'll have to wait. Even if it wasn't, I'd be doing nothing about it. Nobody else will either, except maybe that lass in the boat. If a comet was heading directly for Earth, we'd spend the last day or two tweeting about how we're really aga...
by NottsClaret
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is this reasonable ?
Replies: 27
Views: 1643

Re: Is this reasonable ?

This is the sort of **** a club only thinks is a good idea when they've had a couple of seasons in the Prem.

Try pulling this when you're back in the Championship.
by NottsClaret
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leaving as a claret
Replies: 52
Views: 2913

Re: Leaving as a claret

Robbie Blake always seems to speak like he's a Claret, no idea if he's still a fan though.
by NottsClaret
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bramall Lane
Replies: 56
Views: 3258

Re: Bramall Lane

I can see it being very popular with travelling Clarets this season. Now Huddersfield are gone, this is one of the better away games with a proper ground easily walkable from the train station. And you'd imagine a reasonably tight game.
by NottsClaret
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Antifa violence in Portland
Replies: 64
Views: 3301

Re: Antifa violence in Portland

Facism is one of those words you hear bandied about so much you can lose it's meaning a bit. So I Googled it. "Fascism is a form of radical right-wing, authoritarian ultranationalism characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition, and strong regimentation of society and ...
by NottsClaret
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cashley Cole retires
Replies: 14
Views: 1101

Re: Cashley Cole retires

The 'golden generation' hype was nowt to do with him, although he lived up to it anyway, arguably more than the rest. The best left back in the world for a while, England's best player in that QF in 2006 and did better against peak Ronaldo than most. Obviously there's the whole shooting a lad in the...
by NottsClaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Spurs
Replies: 95
Views: 2851

Re: City v Spurs

Happened to Wolves, now City. It’ll happen to us and everyone else over the season. So every goal celebration by March / April will be a muted cheer and then a couple of minutes waiting for the big screen to give us the opinion that counts. Loads of people like this, which is fine but more than like...
by NottsClaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andy Lonergan
Replies: 34
Views: 2050

Re: Andy Lonergan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdI6Phi5RYE In case anybody wants to reminisce. Definitely our best derby games over the years. Maybe Blackburn means too much, but we never seem to have the end-to-end goal fests that the games with PNE provided. Beating Bolton, post-Coyle, was fun but other than th...
by NottsClaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Here’s our third kit....
Replies: 89
Views: 7173

Re: Here’s our third kit....

It's alright that, we've had worse. I hope they still plant a tree when I get the kids one for a tenner in February. Good idea anyway.
by NottsClaret
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Sunderland – Cup Ticket Information
Replies: 101
Views: 4798

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Sunderland – Cup Ticket Information

The guys deciding on tickets prices obviously take this cup more seriously than the gaffer.
by NottsClaret
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Managerial casualty number one
Replies: 18
Views: 2396

Re: Managerial casualty number one

Says a few odd things but looked like he did a good job there, maybe on the lookout for a better opportunity now. Fair do's, took the only job he was offered and did well at it, deserves a crack a bit higher up.
by NottsClaret
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Road to Wembley starts this weekend
Replies: 31
Views: 1721

Re: Road to Wembley starts this weekend

tiger76 wrote:Some interesting replays tonight.

Skelmersdale United thumping Penistone Church 5-2 away.


Aye, that's my non league side out already, shame. Lost about 70% of their team this summer to clubs higher up the pyramid. Plus one lad last season went to Burnley for a while, think he's at Barnsley now.
by NottsClaret
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Going to games alone
Replies: 113
Views: 6342

Re: Going to games alone

Only done it twice, once at home when we lost to Blackburn 0-2, although the atmosphere was such I didn't notice being on my own. The other was away at Sheffield United when we won 3-2 in Coyle's promotion season and ended up hugging strangers anyway. To be fair, neither of these games probably give...
by NottsClaret
Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR ... is this the logic they will use
Replies: 71
Views: 3097

Re: VAR ... is this the logic they will use

Swap those two lines round and allow the goal and every VAR fanatic will say ‘see, the right decision’.

A person draws those lines on. A person decides where to freeze the frame. It’s too close.
by NottsClaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: CT’s take on the season to come in The Guardian
Replies: 14
Views: 2081

Re: CT’s take on the season to come in The Guardian

I see pretty much all the (match going) fans are against VAR.
by NottsClaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venice
Replies: 22
Views: 1278

Re: Venice

As above, off season will be better and you don’t have to get too far from St Marks Square or Rialto Bridge to be away from the cruise ship crowds. Some of the smaller and quieter canals are just as picturesque. If you can find somewhere to stay in Venice itself - try a small, independent apartment ...
by NottsClaret
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone going to the Lenny Johnrose event this afternoon
Replies: 4
Views: 996

Re: Anyone going to the Lenny Johnrose event this afternoon

Anyone following Lenny on social media? Makes for tough reading at times but really inspirational. Hell of a brave guy.
by NottsClaret
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 455943

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Bargain at that price Aye it is - almost represents value in a crazy summer, but I think I saw last year that Palace had the 17th highest wage bill in the whole of Europe. It's frustrating for everyone but he'll be wanting a 3 - more likely 4 - year deal. That's a massive commitment if you're one o...
by NottsClaret
Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Fifty years ago today – a new look Turf Moor
Replies: 38
Views: 1777

Re: ARTICLE: Fifty years ago today – a new look Turf Moor

Used to sit in there in 1986 and it looked fairly old and run down then.

Having said that, I enjoy a rare visit to the Bob Lord stand now and again - still the best seats in football, and feels more historic - rather than just decaying.
by NottsClaret
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Songs that remind you of the Turf
Replies: 54
Views: 1791

Re: Songs that remind you of the Turf

Another vote for John Farnham and the Bee Gees (You win again).

Still makes me think of 86-87 season even now when I hear them. The only other one was Pet Shop Boys' Always on My Mind as we settled into 4th Division mediocrity, post Orient.
by NottsClaret
Wed Jul 31, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heats
Replies: 491
Views: 21254

Re: Heats

The people running Burnley Football Club are a complete disgrace. Every transfer window just gets more farcical. Just come out and be honest and admit that you don't actually want to be in the Premiership.. I've been watching Burnley for over 35 years.. Please start running our fantastic, unique an...
by NottsClaret
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heats
Replies: 491
Views: 21254

Re: Heats

Obviously it’s the internet so everyone is either the greatest ever or absolutely useless. But I think Joe Hart did alright last season and was MoTM a couple of times. As an understudy / challenge for a fit Pope I doubt we’ll do any better. Fair do’s to Heaton too, owes us nothing at all and deserve...
by NottsClaret
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: M65 incident, women dies
Replies: 27
Views: 4146

Re: M65 incident, women dies

Chester Perry wrote:Anyone who has worked in A&E will confirm that


The stats don’t back that one up.
by NottsClaret
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What a crock of . . . . . .
Replies: 88
Views: 4033

Re: What a crock of . . . . . .

Sticking your dick in something doesn't define anything beyond the fact you've stuck your dick in it. I can see where you’re coming from here. Humans having been rubbing their bits together forever, with all sorts of people depending on mood, opportunity and often quality of lighting. I’m very much...
by NottsClaret
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What a crock of . . . . . .
Replies: 88
Views: 4033

Re: What a crock of . . . . . .

Imploding Turtle wrote:Yep. I think a thread that's all about mocking people for their sexuality is worth hijacking.


Let this one go Turtle, no one's getting mocked for their sexuality, just the daft rebranding.
by NottsClaret
Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 1301
Views: 92003

Re: Bolton

If it were the old Bolton Wanderers playing at Burnden Park in Bolton who my Grandad supported, I'd be hopeful they sort it out.

But this club from a Horwich retail park I couldn't care less about, whether they struggle on or die this week.
by NottsClaret
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Besiktas CEE Cup Live YouTube Now
Replies: 18
Views: 1399

Re: Burnley v Besiktas CEE Cup Live YouTube Now

Only had time to watch 10 minutes, but Besiktas look way stronger.
by NottsClaret
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What a crock of . . . . . .
Replies: 88
Views: 4033

Re: What a crock of . . . . . .

To the casual observer it doesn’t sound massively different to bisexual, which always sounded the best result for anyone. But in 2019, that doesn’t really give you the ‘standout’ a celebrity needs in their bid for tortured uniqueness, so expect a lot of courageous battles with pansexuality in a glos...
by NottsClaret
Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's the game you'll always remember
Replies: 81
Views: 2816

Re: What's the game you'll always remember

Fenwick wrote:Home win against Cardiff in 92. Just the feeling of Yes! We are going to do this. There were Mexican waves ( I think )


The Longside was bouncing that night, great evening.
by NottsClaret
Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Nixon watch
Replies: 57
Views: 8145

Re: Alan Nixon watch

Weird, hyper-sensitive guy. I don’t really get all the fuss around hearing a rumour before anyone else. Some fans seem fascinated by this guff in the summer, like someone who gets a story first is some sort of hero. They’re not signing anyone, or making any deals, let alone scoring any goals. They’r...
by NottsClaret
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's the game you'll always remember
Replies: 81
Views: 2816

Re: What's the game you'll always remember

Wembley and Ewood, obvs. But also a weird one that stuck in my mind as a childhood memory. 88/89 season, following Sherpa Van final and we’d got off to a flyer, up near the top of the league. As a youngster I thought this was it and we’d walk the league. Then we played Lincoln City on a Tuesday nigh...
by NottsClaret
Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mesut Ozil attacked by knife-wielding motorbike thugs
Replies: 28
Views: 1841

Re: Mesut Ozil attacked by knife-wielding motorbike thugs

Weird isn't it. You see something like that on Twitter and think it's unusually brave.

But then you browse on here for a few minutes, and it turns out loads of folk happily take on knife wielding robbers all the time. God bless the internet.
by NottsClaret
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Duncan Scott
Replies: 5
Views: 1149

Re: Duncan Scott

Aclaret wrote:Only 1 winner there.


The Japanese lad who came 2nd?
by NottsClaret
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time For Tom Watson To Apologize
Replies: 172
Views: 6029

Re: Time For Tom Watson To Apologize

Just to prove a point about being non-partisan, playing the ball etc.. I think Rowls has a point on this one. There were plenty - and no Charlie, I'm not going to waste the hottest day of the year trawling the archives for names - who were revelling in the idea of some top level Tory paedo ring. Pit...
by NottsClaret
Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rovers away kit leaked
Replies: 23
Views: 2811

Re: Rovers away kit leaked

All down to opinion and taste of course.

But without doubt, that's the worst football kit ever made.
by NottsClaret
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yorkshire
Replies: 51
Views: 2764

Re: Yorkshire

I am a Yorkshireman and proud of it.... My wife was born in Padiham.... So we are doing our bit to ease the "War of the Roses".... I couldn't give a monkeys about the stupid "us and them" attitude of some people, I find it laughable.... I've got one of my offspring born in Burnl...

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