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by claretfern
Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Simon Jordan
Replies: 13
Views: 1981

Re: Simon Jordan

As has been said above, always a good listen when he's on Talk Sport.
Talks commonsense.
by claretfern
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nakhi
Replies: 24
Views: 3247

Re: Nakhi

Newcastle believed to be in for Jarrod Bowen in January. Wonder if
Steve Bruce has an advantage with having Managed him at Hull??
by claretfern
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Songs you just cannot listen to
Replies: 40
Views: 955

Re: Songs you just cannot listen to

'You are not alone' Michael Jackson.
by claretfern
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OMD
Replies: 15
Views: 1466

Re: OMD

Wasn't fully paying attention but the news item was about an exhibition, currently on somewhere, of their touring days....costumes, memorabilia etc.
by claretfern
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Czech Republic vs England
Replies: 153
Views: 4336

Re: Czech Republic vs England

I'm presuming Vydra not in the Czech team tonight as he's not playing club football?
by claretfern
Tue Oct 08, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brother's playing together
Replies: 67
Views: 2422

Re: Brother's playing together

Long before the Premier League was thought of and only(I think) at international level...John and Mel Charles for Wales and Danny and Jackie Blanchflower for Northern Ireland. I remember seeing an old photo from a Welsh International match late 1950's showing 2 sets of brothers who turned out for W...
by claretfern
Tue Oct 08, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Benched for his own testimonial
Replies: 24
Views: 2230

Re: ARTICLE: Benched for his own testimonial

Said the other month about him - if it was me i would drop down and play every week but i dont get him just happy to sit around every season and know he is hardly likely to play - will regret it when he finishes playing. Agree. And atm it looks like Ben Gibson is going down the same route. Surely t...
by claretfern
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brother's playing together
Replies: 67
Views: 2422

Re: Brother's playing together

Jonny and Corry Evans for N.Ireland. (Jonny plays for Leicester and I forget who Corry turns out for !!!)
by claretfern
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brother's playing together
Replies: 67
Views: 2422

Re: Brother's playing together

...not that they played together -
Viv and Martyn Busby. (Martyn played a handful of games for us on loan from QPR in 1980)
by claretfern
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brother's playing together
Replies: 67
Views: 2422

Re: Brother's playing together

Ron & Allan Harris Chelsea (1967 cup final)
by claretfern
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brother's playing together
Replies: 67
Views: 2422

Re: Brother's playing together

Morgan twins - QPR
by claretfern
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Prostate cancer advice please- newly diagnosed
Replies: 63
Views: 6605

Re: Prostate cancer advice please- newly diagnosed

Some terrific advice here. These types of posts on UTC are the best ones.
Best wishes to all concerned.
by claretfern
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norwich predicted scoreline
Replies: 58
Views: 4226

Re: Norwich predicted scoreline

All this talk of Wood being offside....I'm hoping he'll be warming the bench.
by claretfern
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should Vydra start?
Replies: 73
Views: 5527

Re: Should Vydra start?

Yes. We've got two quality strikers on the bench, and it's not fair on them to continue playing out of form players ahead of them just in case they manage to play their way back into form. No. Wood has been very poor thus far and so someone else deserves a bash. I hope to see one of Vydra or Rodriq...
by claretfern
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should Vydra start?
Replies: 73
Views: 5527

Re: Should Vydra start?

I would like him to start but he won't; it will be the same two up front, irrespective of form.
by claretfern
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not so Mighty on the night Clarets versus Slumberland
Replies: 371
Views: 14690

Re: Mighty Clarets versus Slumberland

The 1st eleven can sleep easily, that's for sure. What an opportunity tonight for our fringe players to give the Manager something to think about. Genuinely surprised at this result.
by claretfern
Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's games
Replies: 72
Views: 3037

Re: Tonight's games

....how long has the Stoke Manager got left, I wonder ??......
by claretfern
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Phil Lynott
Replies: 20
Views: 2179

Re: Phil Lynott

PL's mum, Philomena, had the Clifton Grange Hotel, Whalley Range, Manchester. She passed away in June of this year.
by claretfern
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bob Lord books update
Replies: 18
Views: 2713

Re: Bob Lord books update

Half way through it....a great read.
by claretfern
Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Free Transfers
Replies: 23
Views: 2289

Re: Free Transfers

I think Geoff Nulty came on a free from Stoke.....
by claretfern
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The new season predicted by AI
Replies: 30
Views: 2624

Re: The new season predicted by AI

I would think most of us could predict that League table, with maybe a few tweaks here and there. It's very likely to be not far off..
by claretfern
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's the game you'll always remember
Replies: 81
Views: 3721

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

1966, and all that.....
by claretfern
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1962 Ex Clarets v Rolls Royce
Replies: 40
Views: 2106

Re: 1962 Ex Clarets v Rolls Royce

Bfc wrote:Royboy, give me a hand with this one. The man standing in the crowd at the back with the trilby on. Is it Harold Spencer?.
Look at the bloke to his right with something in his mouth, he’s chewing on. One of the kids has a look of Gordon Haighs son.

Not Harold Spencer, probably Bob Johnson ??
by claretfern
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fish and Chips at Fleetwood
Replies: 71
Views: 4819

Re: Fish and Chips at Fleetwood

theroyaldyche wrote:Haha..wev been over there.today. was rammed for some reason in the centre


....Tram Sunday, I believe...
by claretfern
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 20955

Re: England v New Zealand

What Drama !...best ending to anything I've seen in a long while.
by claretfern
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where were you actually born
Replies: 199
Views: 8595

Re: Where were you actually born

Bank Hall 1957.
by claretfern
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: One club players
Replies: 57
Views: 2331

Re: One club players

Johnny Haynes & George Cohen at Fulham
Brian Labone at Everton
by claretfern
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Do you know anyone who worked for Bob Lord
Replies: 11
Views: 1460

Re: Do you know anyone who worked for Bob Lord

My aunt was his P.A. at Lord's Butchers for years, but again, passed away many years ago.
by claretfern
Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ward set for Stoke
Replies: 26
Views: 3583

Re: ARTICLE: Ward set for Stoke

Vince Overson.
by claretfern
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: We go into the 1950s
Replies: 43
Views: 1626

Re: ARTICLE: We go into the 1950s

Arthur Parrington between Cheeseborough & Miller.
by claretfern
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Stoke FA Cup 1980
Replies: 27
Views: 2165

Re: Burnley v Stoke FA Cup 1980

It was Paul Dixon, a young lad from Northern Ireland who played a few first team games at that time.
by claretfern
Fri May 31, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harry Rednapp Professional Cockney
Replies: 16
Views: 1138

Re: Harry Rednapp Professional Cockney

....is on 'Piers Morgan Life Stories' in a few weeks.
by claretfern
Mon May 27, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Number of seasons in Premier League club by club
Replies: 33
Views: 3228

Re: Number of seasons in Premier League club by club

woody wrote:That’s what I was talking about. Everton longest then Villa


Everton are 2nd. Arsenal have been in the top flight the longest, and I think by some distance.
by claretfern
Mon May 27, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?
Replies: 54
Views: 2545

Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Border - Dark Chocolate Ginger.
by claretfern
Sun May 26, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Moore article revealing suicide attempts
Replies: 19
Views: 2843

Re: Alan Moor article revealing suicide attempts

Good read. You never know what players are going through in their private lives. For the fans, it's all about what happens on the pitch.
by claretfern
Wed May 22, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hatton Garden Query.
Replies: 18
Views: 1285

Re: Hatton Garden Query.

Steve1956 wrote:So did Norton become Taggart or just play another copper in something called Taggart?


Norton played DCI Matt Burke in 'Taggart' ( they kept the series name Taggart going!)
by claretfern
Wed May 22, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hatton Garden Query.
Replies: 18
Views: 1285

Re: Hatton Garden Query.

Mark McManus was Jim Taggart. Alex Norton came in the series after McManus passed away.
by claretfern
Tue May 21, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Players playing for rival teams
Replies: 46
Views: 2620

Re: Players playing for rival teams

Imre Varadi may have somewhere. His name crops up on answers to quiz questions similar to this.
by claretfern
Tue May 21, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Players playing for rival teams
Replies: 46
Views: 2620

Re: Players playing for rival teams

Off topic, team wise:
David Johnson - Liverpool & Everton ( recently read an article about him in Backpass magazine)
Mo Johnston - Celtic & Rangers ( big news at the time when Souness signed him )
by claretfern
Mon May 20, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alex McLeish
Replies: 34
Views: 3389

Re: Alex McLeish

I grew up in the 60's and recall all those names Clarets4me has mentioned and more. The scots could have fielded 3/4 teams with the talent they had at their disposal. Although Celtic and Rangers could boast some true greats, the Scottish selectors had a blind spot with many players suffering because...
by claretfern
Sun May 19, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Help needed: England v Scotland schoolboys game
Replies: 39
Views: 2012

Re: Help needed: England v Scotland schoolboys game

Geoff Thomas got 9 England Schoolboy caps in 1991.....
.
by claretfern
Sun May 19, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eurovision 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 3309

Re: Eurovision 2019

Why doesn't the UK give this charade a swerve now? Our music industry surely doesn't need this nonsense....
by claretfern
Sat May 18, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is women’s football winning you over?
Replies: 243
Views: 10216

Re: Is women’s football winning you over?

No...will never win me over. Takes me all my time watching the blokes nowadays, never mind the girls !
by claretfern
Thu May 16, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Cup attendances lowest in a decade
Replies: 16
Views: 1016

Re: FA Cup attendances lowest in a decade

Lost all it's charm years ago. They'll be playing 6th round ties at Wembley before long.
Never used to miss Cup Final day when I was younger. Now (unless Burnley are in it ) I couldn't give a monkey's.
by claretfern
Thu May 16, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: some promising signs already for next season
Replies: 42
Views: 3806

Re: some promising signs already for next season

Bournemouth seem to blow hot and cold under Eddie......
by claretfern
Thu May 16, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ntumba Massanka leaves Burnley
Replies: 22
Views: 2708

Re: ARTICLE: Ntumba Massanka leaves Burnley

Nothing I would like more than to see Dan Agyei and Aiden O'Neill to stay and fight their way into our match day squad next season, but realistically I doubt it will happen.
by claretfern
Tue May 14, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bid for Jay then?
Replies: 54
Views: 5234

Re: Bid for Jay then?

No, not for me...... (so we probably will!)
by claretfern
Tue May 14, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crystal Palace
Replies: 11
Views: 1824

Re: Crystal Palace

claretfern wrote:Can a person own more than one club? ?

Sorry didn't know he no longer owned Citeh.

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