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by CoolClaret
Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: George Floyd
Replies: 313
Views: 7660

Re: George Floyd

Not that I think it is because the best people get selected. However - in the NFL for example roughly 80% of the players are black yet only make up roughly 13% of the total populace. Is the NFL discriminatery to all other races? OF COURSE THEY AREN'T. Very easy to draw these arguments though by look...
by CoolClaret
Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: George Floyd
Replies: 313
Views: 7660

Re: George Floyd

CNN only started reporting after numerous conservative voices & POTUS reported his death. Do black lives matter? Of course. Do I support the group black lives matter? I'm very, very skeptical... Where's all their donation money going? Wouldn't suprise me if a select few are laughing all the way to t...
by CoolClaret
Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: George Floyd
Replies: 313
Views: 7660

Re: George Floyd

More black people have died this week from these 'peaceful protests' than unarmed black people did by police in 2019. David Dorn - a true American hero, a 77yr old retired policeman was slaid protecting his neighbourhood off these 'activists' for one last time. Have you heard his name anywhere? Prob...
by CoolClaret
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: George Floyd
Replies: 313
Views: 7660

Re: George Floyd

Corky wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:22 pm
bfcjg you need to ask CoolClaret he apparently knows everything. I just offer a possible alternative which may be true or false.
Hey, there's a magic teapot god you know that controls the universe.

Could be true or false
by CoolClaret
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: George Floyd
Replies: 313
Views: 7660

Re: George Floyd

I genuinely can't believe people are protesting in the UK over this incident. Yes it was horrible but this one incident was enough to cause a protest 3000 miles away amidst a worldwide pandemic? My god people are daft. You want something worth while to protest? Line up outside the Saudi embassy and ...
by CoolClaret
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: George Floyd
Replies: 313
Views: 7660

Re: George Floyd

I think she may have been attacked, which I do not condone, for calling them Niggers. These are terrible and scary times in the US. Firstly - what a load of shite. These are scumbags out for faux revenge riled up off CNN etc. They wanted to loot a store, she tried to prevent it and got beat up off ...
by CoolClaret
Sun May 31, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: George Floyd
Replies: 313
Views: 7660

Re: George Floyd

All being rallied up by the decisive media.

Absolute played hook, line and sinker....

Funny that it's an election year isn't it?....
by CoolClaret
Sat May 30, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: George Floyd
Replies: 313
Views: 7660

Re: George Floyd

Maybe if the police had killed one of them and then when their community came out to protest the police then attacked and arrested them it might well have escalated in to a lot more violent, criminal and serious situation. As the police politely allowed them to protest however they wanted without b...
by CoolClaret
Sat May 30, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: George Floyd
Replies: 313
Views: 7660

Re: George Floyd

This has probably been more poignantly focussed in the last few weeks where armed Trump supporters were allowed to act out scenes not far off a coup de tat with little resistance, compared with unarmed black protestors being met with force. How disingenuous, it's clearly deliberate as well to bait ...
by CoolClaret
Sat May 30, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: George Floyd
Replies: 313
Views: 7660

Re: George Floyd

Coroner report is interesting.... I still think the media have got a lot to answer for. They've turned this into a complete racial divide which causes no good for racial relations. https://www.dallasnews.com/news/investigations/2019/07/31/you-re-gonna-kill-me-dallas-police-body-cam-footage-reveals-t...
by CoolClaret
Thu May 28, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: George Floyd
Replies: 313
Views: 7660

Re: George Floyd

Quite certain in my opinion that the individual kneeling on his neck should be imprisoned. Supposedly the neck restraint is a move that is trained to a select % of policemen as a final means of control on subjects resisting arrest. https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.kstp.com/articles/police-training-...
by CoolClaret
Sun May 24, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top Metal tracks of the last 20 years
Replies: 21
Views: 577

Re: Top Metal tracks of the last 20 years

I'm not fully up to speed with metal as an entirety but from the past 20 years I really like these albums

Metallica: St. Anger, Hardwired

Slipknot: Basically all their work, it's incredible

Slayer: Repentless
by CoolClaret
Sat May 23, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TJ Jack Longstaff - QEGS
Replies: 273
Views: 5608

Re: TJ Jack Longstaff - QEGS

I was conversing with some of my old pals from school today about houses!

I was in Hawkins, you know, the best one, the Gold & Red!... Can you guys remember yours?
by CoolClaret
Sat May 23, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TJ Jack Longstaff - QEGS
Replies: 273
Views: 5608

Re: TJ Jack Longstaff - QEGS

2004-09 OB here, the last few years of it being a great School.

Great memories
by CoolClaret
Wed May 13, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley players who had footballer relatives
Replies: 144
Views: 3321

Re: Burnley players who had footballer relatives

Ade Akinbiyi is cousins with former Barnsley striker Kayode Odejayi.

Think we were linked with him once as well!
by CoolClaret
Tue May 05, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Face Masks in Club Colours
Replies: 31
Views: 2001

Re: Face Masks in Club Colours

Goobs wrote:
Sun May 03, 2020 11:04 am
Wouldn't wear a face mask at all but for those that do wear them I reckon this would be a good idea.
Two weeks after facemasks in public became mandatory in Austria, they went from 90 cases per million to 10....

Daft not to, imo.
by CoolClaret
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We've been relegated .........
Replies: 24
Views: 1758

Re: We've been relegated .........

Matty Taylor scored and assisted some very important goals early in the second Dyche promotion season.

It's a shame he got injured the prior season in the PL, it looked like he still had a lot to offer playing at that level!
by CoolClaret
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eddie Cochran
Replies: 17
Views: 1197

Eddie Cochran

Today marks 60 years since his passing. He died in a car crash near Bath aged only 21, absolutely no time to go. Having done so much already This man changed music today as we know it - Paul McCartney played his song 'twenty flight rock' as an audition to a band called the Quarrymen - which obviousl...
by CoolClaret
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pay cut
Replies: 84
Views: 2803

Re: Pay cut

They've put more in to the pot than you could ever dream of doing.

Want someone to go after? Go after the multinational corps & people that have offshore bank accounts in tax havens, Branson etc
by CoolClaret
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glen Little...
Replies: 75
Views: 9233

Re: Glen Little...

claretburns wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:57 am
They mention on part 2 that Robbie Blake has confirmed to come on the podcast, that'll be a good show when they have the time to do it.
He's been confirmed for about 1.5 year! Just never can be arsed :lol:
by CoolClaret
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How will the world change?
Replies: 38
Views: 1505

Re: How will the world change?

I'm optimistic that organisations like the UN will have some real clout and the powers that be realise that we all want peace and let daft old farts like Trump, Putin and the Chinese leader know that we have so much in common with each other the masses don't want political rhetoric and point scorin...
by CoolClaret
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glen Little...
Replies: 75
Views: 9233

Re: Glen Little...

I strongly recommend anyone that loves footy banter to check out some other episodes - they're brilliant... Some of my favourites: Ryan Creswell, Leon Knight, Dean Windass, Gary Roberts, Matt Kilgallon... There's more on their patreon, but that's a paid subscription. As someone else mentioned earlie...
by CoolClaret
Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glen Little...
Replies: 75
Views: 9233

Re: Glen Little...

Starts @ 15:11, talks the many tales of Stan Ternent - absolutely hilarious
by CoolClaret
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glen Little...
Replies: 75
Views: 9233

Glen Little...

On Jon Parkin's (hilarious) Undr the Cosh podcast... Enjoy!

https://youtu.be/b3v_Hl3YOkg
by CoolClaret
Sat Mar 07, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wood Poleaxed
Replies: 67
Views: 5032

Re: Wood Poleaxed

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:
Sat Mar 07, 2020 7:50 pm
Is anyone really surprised when you have a ref like that. Absolutely appalling display.
One of the worst I've ever seen.

To brandish nine yellows? There was two at most, unbelievable.
by CoolClaret
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where to go for a decent hair cut?
Replies: 59
Views: 1899

Re: Where to go for a decent hair cut?

Jazz Man Grooves.

Legendary barbers, say no more.
by CoolClaret
Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who starts next week, wood or vydra.??
Replies: 94
Views: 2806

Re: Who starts next week, wood or vydra.??

Mourinho tends to have our number at the Turf, and usually sits a big DCM on our target man to completely negate our threat. If Wood does play, I'd expect Eric Dier to never be more than 5 yards away from him. I think Wood will be brought back in, but I do think Rodriguez and Vydra might just be th...
by CoolClaret
Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Newcastle match
Replies: 53
Views: 3955

Re: The Newcastle match

Vydra was brought in for the midfield okay not in a flat 442 more like a 312 but he was 100% brought in to play midfield not a forward in a role in front of the midfield behind the forwards J-Rod Brownhill McNeil ............Vydra............... Barnes ............Wood A role Westwood could not pla...
by CoolClaret
Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Newcastle match
Replies: 53
Views: 3955

Re: The Newcastle match

Some of the best goals we've scored in recent years has been Ashley Barnes.

Y'all got short memories, we looked poor when he was last in the team because he was quite visibly playing with an injury, which significantly affected his movement.
by CoolClaret
Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Personal message for Dwight McNeil
Replies: 31
Views: 3128

Re: Personal message for Dwight McNeil

Once he starts playing more central this lad will be dynamite Not so sure, think he's a bit one footed (albeit a very good one foot), which results in him excessively positioning his body/turning in a way to go on to his left foot.... That's OK playing more towards the perimeter, but to be a top to...
by CoolClaret
Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The worst Burnley performance that you've witnessed live....
Replies: 96
Views: 3523

The worst Burnley performance that you've witnessed live....

With the recent success, it's sometimes hard to think back to when we were shite.. One that will always stick in my mind was Sheffield United away, 3rd March 2002... I was only 9 or so but I recall it being Gascoigne's debut or first start, it was also my first away game! Anyway it was absolutely dr...
by CoolClaret
Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Caroline Flack found deceased
Replies: 172
Views: 8572

Re: Caroline Flack found deceased

Burnley1989 wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:51 pm
She made a mistake but I do think the press have a lot to answer for, they absolutely hounded her.

Poor las
Unfortunately that's the unwritten part of the deal when one becomes thrusted into the limelight....

She must have been battling some demons for a while -tragic news...

Rip
by CoolClaret
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Skiers Tignes, France.
Replies: 34
Views: 964

Re: FAO Skiers Tignes, France.

Never been to Tignes, always Chamonix (only 40 mins transfer!)

Recently just went to Sölden in Austria - absolutely brilliant!

To anyone that hasn't been skiing I can't recommend it enough - enjoy your trip
by CoolClaret
Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If we all bought more BRITISH designed/manufactured/assembled goods...
Replies: 100
Views: 2601

Re: If we all bought more BRITISH designed/manufactured/assembled goods...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ITyd1Pzek0

I strongly recommend watching this video - on protectionism/mercantilism vs free trade
by CoolClaret
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England's front three for the Euro's
Replies: 18
Views: 1246

Re: England's front three for the Euro's

Looks like y'all have forgot about Jadon Sancho..

Gareth should be on the phone to Jamie though
by CoolClaret
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another crash
Replies: 49
Views: 4502

Re: Another crash

Driving too quick for the conditions kills.

Imo there needs to be a different law that's applicable in different scenarios, ie 03:00 am going at 120mph on an empty motorway is vastly different than doing it at 08:00am with traffic around.
by CoolClaret
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 49ers v Chiefs Super Bowl
Replies: 61
Views: 1300

Re: 49ers v Chiefs Super Bowl

They finally found some urgency and got their arses into gear. 3rd quarter with no points they had to pull something out the bag, and wow how they did. Incredible in a Superbowl Was just a matter of time! Jimmy G couldn't keep up if he went behind. Just not on the same level... Absolutely great gam...
by CoolClaret
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 49ers v Chiefs Super Bowl
Replies: 61
Views: 1300

Re: 49ers v Chiefs Super Bowl

CoolClaret wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:06 am

I personally think the Chiefs are going to blow the 49ers out in the 3rd
Wrong by a 1/4, I knew they'd struggle containing this offense for a full game
by CoolClaret
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 49ers v Chiefs Super Bowl
Replies: 61
Views: 1300

Re: 49ers v Chiefs Super Bowl

That HT show was incredible....

Ridiculous PI call though just before the half
by CoolClaret
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 49ers v Chiefs Super Bowl
Replies: 61
Views: 1300

Re: 49ers v Chiefs Super Bowl

I don't know how into it you guys are, but Tyrann Mathieu is one of my favourite players in the league back from when he was @ LSU....
The man is an absolute monster - Honey Badger!
by CoolClaret
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 49ers v Chiefs Super Bowl
Replies: 61
Views: 1300

Re: 49ers v Chiefs Super Bowl

no, mindlessly dull american pap sport. the british tv companies will never tire of trying to sell this horror show to an apathetic public for some reason. Well it sells out Wembley every time it comes over... England playing at home doesn't though ... I personally think the Chiefs are going to blo...
by CoolClaret
Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chinese New Year training top
Replies: 38
Views: 2067

Re: Chinese New Year training top

I'd like to see the figures on Burnley shirts bought outside of the UK, or subscriptions to Clarets player...

As for the shirts, I only buy the retro ones, I couldn't wear something with a sponsor like that on the front.
by CoolClaret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 33
Views: 3744

Re: Sad News

As someone who probably drives 40-50,000 miles a year, you become complacent and every now and again you get a wake up call. I don’t always drive like I know a should, but I’ve certainly improved ten fold over the last 12 months, the thought of my family getting that knock scares me to death Takes ...
by CoolClaret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 50
Views: 3705

Re: Robbie Brady

That`s why i believe people should lay off with their criticism. Good luck to him. He was an invaluable member of our team. He had and still does get support at the Turf (encouragement when he's warming up to come etc) he's also probably on £30K a week (perhaps more) and has been consistently dross...
by CoolClaret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 50
Views: 3705

Re: Robbie Brady

About the same as Hendrick's. Jeff has a vastly different role in the team when played. https://www.football365.com/news/forensically-watching-ordinary-player-jeff-hendrick That article shows how important his role was when deployed as a faux #10... As a right sided midfielder? He is brilliant out ...
by CoolClaret
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 50
Views: 3705

Re: Robbie Brady

OK, stats don't tell the full story, I'll be the first to admit that...

However, this really is a poor return & yes a lot of those are from substitute appearances but the point still stands.
by CoolClaret
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 50
Views: 3705

Re: Robbie Brady

Stayingup wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:33 pm
Exactly. Needs to go on loan. But who at a decent level would take him.
Wonder if Derby would be tempted for a reduced price on Jayden Bogle..
by CoolClaret
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings
Replies: 64
Views: 3572

Re: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings

Hart 6
Lowton 4
Tarkowski 8
Long 4
Pieters 5
Lennon 7
Westwood 6
Cork 5
Brady 4
Rodriguez 5
Wood 6

Vydra 5
Hendrick 6
by CoolClaret
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 50
Views: 3705

Robbie Brady

I hope this is the last we see of him starting a game for Burnley FC. Lacks the mentality, imo, to be a proper player. Far too casual and reactive to situations on the pitch rather than having a sense of urgency, to be frank he does my ******* nut in. I understand that he had a bad injury but let's ...
by CoolClaret
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kevin Long
Replies: 40
Views: 2602

Re: Kevin Long

BurnleyFC wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:27 pm
Long is normally a fairly dependable stand in.

He’s been poor today, though.
This, nothing more and nothing less.