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by NottsClaret
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Orient v Spurs
Replies: 14
Views: 892

Re: Orient v Spurs

Didn't they only find out because Spurs paid for the Orient squad to be tested? Has it kept a footballer out for longer than the 2 week isolation yet.. haven't heard of a 'serious' case with a player so far, not in the UK anyway.
by NottsClaret
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans to get back on the turf
Replies: 108
Views: 4470

Re: Fans to get back on the turf

Bordeauxclaret wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:00 pm
Plenty of time for a u turn yet.
That's true. Making predictions for the next 6 days, let alone 6 months, is a bit foolish right now.
by NottsClaret
Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1,000 allowed attend ten Football League games
Replies: 131
Views: 2449

Re: 1,000 allowed attend ten Football League games

Yes, felt inevitable. Easier mentally to write the season off, as a fan at least, and go and watch - or play if you're young enough - some grassroots football. Getting away from the ludicrous money, media guff, instagram accounts and billionaire owners is really refreshing. You almost forget what a ...
by NottsClaret
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 212
Views: 8022

Re: New Lockdown

The virus must have mutated in London. No sign of local lockdown there. It might all change in a week or two but maybe it's down to the virus running wild there for longer first time round. Similar to Sweden now, the second wave can't be as high in places where it was most severe first time. Apprec...
by NottsClaret
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 212
Views: 8022

Re: New Lockdown

Basically if we continue in this pattern for another two or three years, then there'll be virtually nothing left to come back to. Aye. Unfortunately if you raise this, you'll get swamped with wails of 'what about that one person who died yesterday?.. what about his family?'. As if that trumps every...
by NottsClaret
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 212
Views: 8022

Re: New Lockdown

andyh wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 7:23 am
For me masks-good lockdown-bad.
It's a vast, constantly changing subject.. but I'd largely agree with that.
by NottsClaret
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sheffield United - Match Thread
Replies: 495
Views: 19880

Re: Goodbye Tarks ?

Vegas Claret wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:11 pm
we've loads missing tonight, are they all leaving ?
Quite a few have already left..
by NottsClaret
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Announce ETORO As New Partner
Replies: 14
Views: 2310

Re: Burnley Announce ETORO As New Partner

It'd look nicer on the shirts than what we've got now.
by NottsClaret
Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1,000 allowed attend ten Football League games
Replies: 131
Views: 2449

Re: 1,000 allowed attend ten Football League games

Might be ok if/when we get round to doing this at the Turf. Once you take out all the people who don't want to risk it, have made other plans, don't want to travel on trains/buses etc and can still attend without others in their 'group' - how many will actually be left? To be honest, it could all ch...
by NottsClaret
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1,000 allowed attend ten Football League games
Replies: 131
Views: 2449

Re: 1,000 allowed attend ten Football League games

Not saying its not needed as the EFL clubs must be really struggling, however there is so much conflicting stuff from government, cant meet my family in my garden but can go to the toilet at half time with strangers at the footie. No wonder a large % of people arent bothering with the rules anymore...
by NottsClaret
Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Macclesfield wound up
Replies: 36
Views: 2297

Re: Macclesfield wound up

Won’t be the last over the next 12 months I reckon.
by NottsClaret
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Zoe Ball
Replies: 86
Views: 3452

Re: Zoe Ball

Younger generation? You're showing your age there basil. She's 49.
by NottsClaret
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Battle of Britain Day
Replies: 27
Views: 618

Re: Battle of Britain Day

Boss Hogg wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:25 am
Pivotal moment in our history. Nobody would have the choice to complain about anything today if we hadn’t won.
Not sure about that. Pretty sure they still complain about stuff in France, Belgium, Poland etc.
by NottsClaret
Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5499

Re: Jim Davidson

Will trigger a few that's for sure. Certainly triggered something in me.. sympathy. An old guy, sitting in his shed dressed in his best suit, knowing the world has moved on and any ‘glory’ is long in the past. But still he ploughs on, the same pub standard banter, the low level bitterness pervading...
by NottsClaret
Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What channel is our cup game v Blades on
Replies: 106
Views: 6716

Re: What channel is our cup game v Blades on

Yeah, I wouldn't whinge about it. It's like anything in this world, that's the price and it's up to you if it's worth it. It will be for some, not for others. Bit daft to get into an argument about whether it's value or not, that'll change for everyone depending on how much disposable cash they have...
by NottsClaret
Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What channel is our cup game v Blades on
Replies: 106
Views: 6716

Re: What channel is our cup game v Blades on

EFL set the fee. £10 to watch a reserve game on the internet, behind closed doors. So tempted..
by NottsClaret
Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How are L1 and L2 teams financing games ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1094

Re: How are L1 and L2 teams financing games ?

It's a good question. Have players taken big wage cuts for the duration? I don't see how they'd have continued trading this long otherwise.
by NottsClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manure playing Villa in a friendly
Replies: 17
Views: 1534

Re: Manure playing Villa in a friendly

Our game wasn't postponed to play this friendly, they're playing the friendly because our game was postponed.

I doubt Man United are whinging about us playing that Portuguese team this afternoon.
by NottsClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drinkwater - interview
Replies: 30
Views: 4607

Re: Drinkwater - interview

Someone sitting on an “I told you so” for a full year is exactly the sort of content I come here for. 10/10.
by NottsClaret
Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League midfielder available - Drinkwater
Replies: 62
Views: 3189

Re: Premier League midfielder available - Drinkwater

It's a curious interview that. He's got the chance to give things solely from his side without challenge and he still comes across as a total knobhead. Impressive.
by NottsClaret
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manchester United kit
Replies: 36
Views: 1567

Re: Manchester United kit

Maybe they think that if they look like zebras, they won't be so easy to tackle, after all, they reckon it works to confuse lions. Interestingly, it's now believed that the zebras stripes evolved as it gives them a slight advantage in putting off flies and other biting insects, rather than lions. T...
by NottsClaret
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Taxi for Southgate
Replies: 32
Views: 1858

Re: Taxi for Southgate

He's just being what he always was, at Middlesbrough and anywhere else, an average, fairly uninspired manager. He's not suddenly become an international class coach just because the FA were in a tight spot and needed someone 'safe' and available. That Word Cup run was great fun, I enjoyed it as much...
by NottsClaret
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned
Replies: 159
Views: 4571

Re: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned

Young people spreading a virus is the most selfish thing I’ve heard of since retired, old people decided to end young people’s right to live and work anywhere in Europe.
by NottsClaret
Mon Sep 07, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are you or your mates England fans ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1118

Re: Are you or your mates England fans ?

I would only watch england in a major tournament Same. It's a good laugh once every couple of years if the weather's nice and game's are on in the evening. Russia was fun as we had a lucky draw and it went from a sort of ironic 'it's coming home' ridicule to briefly dreaming it might. Up until we p...
by NottsClaret
Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League terminate largest overseas TV deal
Replies: 26
Views: 2031

Re: Premier League terminate largest overseas TV deal

A lot to play out but I can only see this benefitting the big clubs with the super rich owners. They might even welcome it. Can't have upstarts like Burnley or Sheff Utd taking huge amounts of TV cash and sponsorship and actually competing. Plus we're driving up their wage bills, with our £70-80m bu...
by NottsClaret
Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Canary Gibson set to fly away
Replies: 32
Views: 2691

Re: ARTICLE: Canary Gibson set to fly away

ClaretTony wrote:
Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:18 am
You never know how a signing will work out.
Can't argue with that, unusually for this forum, it was unanimously positive about this signing.
by NottsClaret
Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Canary Gibson set to fly away
Replies: 32
Views: 2691

Re: ARTICLE: Canary Gibson set to fly away

Going to be tricky when a Norwich fan comes on here asking what sort of player he is.
by NottsClaret
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gary Lineker
Replies: 116
Views: 4273

Re: Gary Lineker

Ha.. just admit he’s called your bluff here. “Why don’t you put one up in your mansion if you love them so much, Gary?!” He has. “Yeah, but not for life though, that’s what we meant” Give it up, he’s not virtue signalling. He’s actually doing something virtuous. And you’re getting angry because inst...
by NottsClaret
Thu Sep 03, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal's ticket arrangements for the coming season
Replies: 36
Views: 1835

Re: Arsenal's ticket arrangements for the coming season

Isn’t it more about renewal than any minor transaction fee?

They’ll have the stats but I’d guess if you’re on Direct Debit you’re more likely to renew. You have to make a conscious decision to stop. Those who pay cash up front for a season have a decision to make on a fairly big outlay every year.
by NottsClaret
Wed Sep 02, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cup Fever
Replies: 24
Views: 1509

Re: Cup Fever

Penistone Church out at the first attempt. Lost 3-2 to Skelmersdale United after being 2-0 up at half time, same team who knocked them out last year.

Time to concentrate on the FA Vase.
by NottsClaret
Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Brian Laws – January 2010 to December 2010
Replies: 51
Views: 1776

Re: ARTICLE: Brian Laws – January 2010 to December 2010

That Boxing Day game at Barnsley was possibly the most drunken away end I've been in.
by NottsClaret
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Modern Day Things That You Actually Like
Replies: 71
Views: 1373

Re: Modern Day Things That You Actually Like

With lockdown there's been a marked increase in wildlife. I saw my first hedgehog since I was a kid (must be 35 years at least) wandering up the street last night on our dog walk. My wife says she's seen three in recent weeks. Can only be a good thing. Same here, saw my first (live) hedgehog last w...
by NottsClaret
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our biggest waste of money signing
Replies: 100
Views: 3052

Re: Our biggest waste of money signing

Steven Defour is a bizarre choice, like you actually resent seeing our most talented footballer in the last 40 years. If he was 100% fit do you think he'd ever have played for us? The one time he did stay fit for half a season we qualified for Europe. Don't regret a penny of what the club spent on h...
by NottsClaret
Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans return
Replies: 58
Views: 3180

Re: Fans return

Already been going to watch local cricket and non league football. Preliminary FA cup game on Tuesday, just under max 300 expected. Got to say, having a pint, walking up and paying on the day is pretty good.
by NottsClaret
Fri Aug 28, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Two Burnley games to be moved but no TV coverage
Replies: 26
Views: 1918

Re: ARTICLE: Two Burnley games to be moved but no TV coverage

At least we don't need to get frustrated by this at the moment. Play them on a Thursday morning for all the difference it'll make to us.
by NottsClaret
Fri Aug 28, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Modern Day Things That **** You Off
Replies: 189
Views: 6089

Re: Modern Day Things That **** You Off

We could all have saved some time on this thread with the honest answer of 'not being as young as I was'.

Most things are way better than they were. And if they're not, it's your fault, it's your generation that changed them.
by NottsClaret
Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Owen Coyle – November 2007 to January 2010
Replies: 42
Views: 1545

Re: ARTICLE: Owen Coyle – November 2007 to January 2010

Fair review. Hard to make any sort of level headed assessment on that 2008/9 season, it was absolutely nuts. As for Coyle, I got it all of my chest when we beat them in the League Cup a year or two afterwards. By the time we beat them again in the Championship he was more a figure of fun than anythi...
by NottsClaret
Thu Aug 27, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lib Dems ....
Replies: 8
Views: 379

Re: Lib Dems ....

Just to note, Keir Starmer is far from a toff. Solid upbringing, mum was a nurse and dad was a toolmaker. Good jobs, but hardly born with a silver spoon. Got into a Grammar School on merit (passed 11 plus), which became a private school later, after he’d got in. Did his degree in Leeds, postgrad at ...
by NottsClaret
Thu Aug 27, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Further pilot events given the green light to admit fans
Replies: 48
Views: 1437

Re: Further pilot events given the green light to admit fans

wilks_bfc wrote:
Thu Aug 27, 2020 12:04 pm

If you booked a holiday for 6 people and they then turned around and said "sorry 3 of you can now cant go", would the other 3 still go?
Probably not, but I wouldn’t insist on nobody else going on holiday that year either.
by NottsClaret
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Further pilot events given the green light to admit fans
Replies: 48
Views: 1437

Re: Further pilot events given the green light to admit fans

Its more fair that way, especially if games are not on TV. I suppose not letting anyone watch football is 'fair'.. but is that the best solution while there is capacity for some to attend? Personally, I'd be happier if I missed a game knowing at least a couple of thousand Clarets had got in, than I...
by NottsClaret
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Talk sport
Replies: 36
Views: 1771

Re: Talk sport

Everyone's free to do what they want. If players feel strongly about it then cool. I do wonder about why it's events in the US in particular that we're aggrieved about. I remember the stony silence - or even reprimands - that Mezut Ozil faced when he highlighted the very serious plight of millions o...
by NottsClaret
Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Further pilot events given the green light to admit fans
Replies: 48
Views: 1437

Re: Further pilot events given the green light to admit fans

It's an interesting topic this, in how it divides opinion. Struggling to get my head round the mindset that says 'if I can't go, nobody should be allowed to'.

What's the thinking behind that, genuinely curious?
by NottsClaret
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Further pilot events given the green light to admit fans
Replies: 48
Views: 1437

Re: Further pilot events given the green light to admit fans

dougcollins wrote:
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:10 am
'Some fans' isn't the answer, how would you feel being one of the ones to be told you can't go on the Turf?
I'd be happy for them, some is better than none. Then just wait my turn to go.
by NottsClaret
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Possibly Dwight for England
Replies: 94
Views: 6316

Re: Possibly Dwight for England

FactualFrank wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:31 pm
I think he'd have called up Rolf Harris before Tarkowski.
Not for the u21s mind.
by NottsClaret
Wed Aug 26, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Possibly Dwight for England
Replies: 94
Views: 6316

Re: Possibly Dwight for England

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:59 am
On the plus side Dwight doesn't have to join up with Aidy Boothroyd
Still blows my mind we put the country’s brightest talents in the hands of that failed dinosaur. Dwight is better off out of it.

As for Mings in the senior squad.. Southgate is losing the plot here.
by NottsClaret
Wed Aug 26, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cancel Culture ?
Replies: 486
Views: 8835

Re: Cancel Culture ?

Why would that help me at all? I agree that gender is a social construct, so why then would I need to read a book to validate that opinion? If you want ti interest me then recommend something that doesn't merely confirm my existing opinions. Wait, are you under the impression that I think we have g...
by NottsClaret
Wed Aug 26, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cancel Culture ?
Replies: 486
Views: 8835

Re: Cancel Culture ?

Ha.. yeah, thanks for your offer of help. Tell you what, time to help you out. This isn't a YouTube video by some crank off the internet. It's a book, written by an actual professor in neurology, and a phD in physiological psychology. Written in 2019 no less. She's not part of the transgender debate...
by NottsClaret
Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cancel Culture ?
Replies: 486
Views: 8835

Re: Cancel Culture ?

This is full of lies. I recommended some YouTube viewing FOR YOU because you expressed an interest in learning more and from transgender people. They weren't intended to be scientific examples, they were intended to allow you, with an open mind, to learn more about the topic in an easily digestible...
by NottsClaret
Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: customer service.
Replies: 42
Views: 1728

Re: customer service.

Respect for key workers lasted well.
by NottsClaret
Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cancel Culture ?
Replies: 486
Views: 8835

Re: Cancel Culture ?

Turtle, you’re more lost in an echo chamber than anyone on here, always have been. I do agree with you on loads of stuff but this is a real blind spot for you and your misogyny is the base for it. You subconsciously- or maybe consciously- disregard any opposing female view or writing on this and sim...