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by Long Time Lurker
Mon Mar 23, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Kevin Long helps out the League of Ireland
Replies: 8
Views: 939

Re: ARTICLE: Kevin Long helps out the League of Ireland

Good to see one of our lads doing acting in this manner. Yes, he can afford to. Yes, he could have given more. But then chances are KL, like many other players, donates to charity without the general public knowing. I don't know if it has been mentioned elsewhere on the boards, but the lads and the...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Films online for light respite from Corashitstorm
Replies: 6
Views: 495

Re: Films online for light respite from Corashitstorm

Okay, it's not a film and it isn't light, but it we could be in this for awhile so a lengthy series is my suggestion. It's been awhile since I watched it, but I really enjoyed the Romance of the Three Kingdoms series. If I had to describe it I would say that it is similar to Game Of Thrones, but bet...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Five guys a week
Replies: 33
Views: 2145

Re: Five guys a week

I saw a clip of a previous episode on Goggle box, so when I noticed the most recent episode was set in Burnley I tuned in. I won't be watching it again. Awful TV and in a time when equality is being advocating the idea of five blokes pandering after a woman ( without alternating episodes were five w...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: THE POUND
Replies: 42
Views: 1812

Re: THE POUND

Which is exactly why the £ is/has falling/fallen. The market is preparing itself for "quantitive easing". Ie. They're going to print more money. They started printing money on Thursday £200bn of it https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/19/bank-of-englands-qe-programme-is-bigger-than-the-city-e...
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What Song Best Fits Life today?
Replies: 66
Views: 1405

Re: What Song Best Fits Life today?

Elton John - No Man Is An Island https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_HJAWe8z9I From the Poem of the same name by John Donne ( Meditation XVII - Meditation 17 ) No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe ...
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Conspiracy Theory - coronavirus
Replies: 23
Views: 1121

Re: Conspiracy Theory - coronavirus

A tin foil hat can be worn more than one way Trump has established himself as a " my will be done, whatever the cost " loon The American administration has been actively pursuing a trade war agenda with China A contagious virus originates in China, which has a devastating effect on their workforce U...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Karen Brady wtf?
Replies: 94
Views: 4690

Re: Karen Brady wtf?

What, What, The **** ... Karen Brady One of the primary poster children for nepotism and a truly odious person. When Karen asks a group for something it is because that something is in Karen's best interest - even to the point of being very detrimental to the interests of everybody else. The best so...
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 5277
Views: 98551

Re: Coronavirus

I currently have a dry cough, a tight chest and I can barely summon enough puff to blow out a match ( well that is a bit of an exaggeration, but my breathing definitely feels very restricted ). What I have feels like a normal cold, without the stuffy nose and streaming snot. However, my symptoms are...
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Mar 13, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League gone surely...
Replies: 217
Views: 8365

Re: Premier League gone surely...

The impact of the situation isn't strictly limited to the fixtures themselves. It could also have a pronounced affect on the performance of a team. The players that are self-isolating won't be training to the same degree. For those that actually contract the virus the debilitating effects, along wit...
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Olympiakos to play behind closed doors.
Replies: 23
Views: 1398

Re: Olympiakos to play behind closed doors.

Evangelos Marinakis the owner of Nottingham Forest and Olympiakos has revealed that he has tested positive for the Coronavirus, which might have influenced things. https://www.nottinghampost.com/sport/football/football-news/evangelos-marinakis-coronavirus-nottingham-forest-3937069 https://www.nottin...
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: brioche
Replies: 57
Views: 1817

Re: brioche

About twenty years ago we were on a training thing at Brighton Hilton and they fed us stuff like that- good job McDonalds is virtually next door. Eek, Mc Donalds is a bit too far the other way for me. I wouldn't touch the stuff if it was free. Good wholesome food, cooked to heighten the flavour and...
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: brioche
Replies: 57
Views: 1817

Re: brioche

Brioche falls into the category of style over substance when it comes to a good burger. It is part of that whole ethos of arranging the food on your plate to be as tall as possible nonsense. The same principle that led us to jenga chip towers and bits of cress or edible flowers carefully piled up wi...
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting questions!!!!!!
Replies: 101
Views: 3606

Re: Interesting questions!!!!!!

Im_not_Robbie_Blake wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:15 pm
There are many different kinds of carp. When Noah collected two of each kind, did he stack them in separate tanks in a multi-storey carp ark?
The bigger question is why did Noah allocate valuable space to the carp, they can ******* swim.
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting questions!!!!!!
Replies: 101
Views: 3606

Re: Interesting questions!!!!!!

Why is a bird held in ones hand always twice as valuable as the two watching from the nearby bush? .... because Phil Bird is better than any two other commentators #Justice Have they ever tried making broth on Master Chef? I can live without broth on Master Chef, but how Greg Wallace got and subseq...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glennon and Benson
Replies: 18
Views: 3353

Re: Glennon and Benson

Funkydrummer wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:36 pm
We can do a lot worse than have Holloway nuturing any of our players.
Is that like grooming?

Sean Dyche on grooming David Jones

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKVF_MPkb0o
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Mar 08, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Car broken into
Replies: 54
Views: 2826

Re: Car broken into

IanMcL wrote:
Sun Mar 08, 2020 12:36 am
I am pleased to report that my corned beef sandwich, half a smoothie and a packet of iced buns were intact on my arrival back at my car.

Only some iced buns now remain.
Where are you parked ?

I don't have overtly expensive taste, but I could quite go an iced bun with my coffee.
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JSA
Replies: 7
Views: 780

Re: JSA

I'm not sure how it works either. A quick search showed that a claimant who has made the required National Insurance payments can claim Contribution Based JSA for a period of six months, that will end after a period of six months. Following that they can claim Income Based JSA for an indefinite peri...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Tottering Rotspurs
Replies: 230
Views: 6612

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Tottering Rotspurs

Target Man with a Striker/Forward, which is always a front 2 I like. So yes. Along with a Spurs back three that don't seem to know what day it is. I felt slightly bad for him, but the crowd were in good voice trying to put Dier off his game early on. He hasn't really got into the game so far. We fo...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Men Beware
Replies: 9
Views: 1455

Re: Men Beware

I thought this was going to be a warning to unmarried lads, who are dating a special girl, that the 29th of February is the one day where it is societally approved for them to propose to their Beau. If the Beau is to refuse he is to buy her a gift of a new pair of gloves on Easter Day. https://www....
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Giant duck.
Replies: 41
Views: 1982

Re: Giant duck.

It could be a possible replacement for Madge

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by Long Time Lurker
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Westwood extends stay for another year
Replies: 51
Views: 2826

Re: ARTICLE: Westwood extends stay for another year

I hope in the summer he signs an extension so we don't have another case like Hendrick. That pretty much sums up my take on the situation, without the verbosity. I'm happy that Westwood is part of our team, but a new contract would have made me a lot happier. Westwood is a quality player who fills ...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Feb 23, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lolloping
Replies: 18
Views: 1555

Re: Lolloping

I don't know about the lolloping or scampering, but Dwight looks to have filled out a lot this season. He looked quite slight in his first season, but he is looking a lot more solid this season without any loss of pace. That is really going to help him to get even better in terms of his all round ga...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Feb 23, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR
Replies: 111
Views: 4186

Re: VAR

The bigger problem with VAR is that it sows seeds of doubt. When the potential for a decision arises some players seem to switch off slightly or shift their focus towards appealing for that decision instead of sticking to the primary task of playing the ball. In respect to the second hand ball Bourn...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aaron Lennon and phil bardsley
Replies: 30
Views: 2697

Re: Aaron Lennon and phil bardsley

Keep both and bring in a young player who could go on to play at either right back or right midfield ( depending on how they develop ). The team doesn't suffer any disruption and the new incoming would have time to adjust, improve their game and nail down their best position. Doing that could get us...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Feb 22, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bornmuff
Replies: 204
Views: 9485

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bornmuff

A bit shocked at that one, but thanks very much VAR, made up for the other penalty handball we should have had earlier.
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra
Replies: 132
Views: 7121

Re: Vydra

just seen his interview on tv over here, can't keep the smile off his face and makes reference to his mates (as in the team), superb found it on twitter https://twitter.com/btsportfootball/status/1228690170435788800?s=20 Let it not be said Vydra doesn't smile, positively beaming in that interview :)
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra
Replies: 132
Views: 7121

Re: Vydra

Have to agree. Brilliant goal and made up for him, but he looked way off the mark fitness wise. It's a difficult situation, not playing. Vydra did look off the pace and lacking in some areas of his full game, but it isn't always down to general fitness. Mental factors can also come into play. Getti...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Feb 15, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra
Replies: 132
Views: 7121

Re: Vydra

Great goal from Vydra and brilliant assist from Hendrick. I think we need to try our hardest to keep them both, with Vydra there is obv a good player in there but criminally underused I guess he will have to play now for a bit hope he gets some more goals to silence the doubters. The ball from Hend...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Feb 15, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Soton versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 282
Views: 11185

Re: Soton versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Never in doubt. Great win! Dunno about that one, I was getting a worried at the end. Our lads were sliding and falling all over the place, because of the atrocius weather. Anything could have happened, but happily it didn't. In our position Arteta would have complained that Southampton had been pol...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Feb 15, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Soton versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 282
Views: 11185

Re: Soton versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Great goal by Vydra !!!

Even better was the celebration, with all the lads genuinely overjoyed to see him put one in the back on the onion net.
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Feb 15, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Soton versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 282
Views: 11185

Re: Soton versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Dropping Jay back a bit is probably the best we can do.

We can't really replace Vydra with Brownhill, but given the conditions ( along with the way they are tying up Mc Neill ) an extra midfiedler in front of Cork and Westwood might have been better than replacing Wood with a ball playing striker.
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Any update in the Steve Stone investigation
Replies: 16
Views: 1490

Re: Any update in the Steve Stone investigation

rob63 wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:15 pm
That could have formed part of the complaint.......it's Burnley, we'll never know :D
In that regard " on the grass " would be better than a scenario of " touch and go "
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 15100

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

Surely an overreaction? We have just taken 7 points from games against Leicester, Man United, and Arsenal; the team looked pretty close-knit and very far from rotten. By team I was alluding to everyone at the club. The players are definitely pulling in the same direction in terms of their performan...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 15100

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

What’s happening with Gibson will be a big learning curve for the club. What it’s showing to me is that the real power is in the hand of the player, especially one in demand. No one will know if what we ultimately get for him in the summer will be more or as I suspect less than what was offered in ...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 15100

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

This joint best defence does not show well in the goal difference column - Please explain that ?? It could be down to the Charlie Taylor affect. With him on the pitch our defence looks a lot more solid and we haven't conceded a lot of goals. We have also registered a higher ratio of clean sheets. C...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football tourists.
Replies: 15
Views: 1386

Re: Football tourists.

We are the perfect team for American fans. The hard working team ethos sits well with the blue collar workers that form the core of sporting enthusiasts from the States. Football viewership is increasing in America, especially amongst the younger demographic. One of the things that is limiting its u...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Solid Point
Replies: 29
Views: 1849

Re: Solid Point

Could have , should have been 3 , Jay will have nightmares about that miss I hope not, he really should have scored, but his overall contribution throughout the match was something to be proud of. Jay is definitely improving as he gets more familar with the team and them with him. He is linking up ...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matt Lowton
Replies: 37
Views: 2181

Re: Matt Lowton

Outstanding. Back to his best these last two games. Agreed, he is making a mockery of all the knee jerkers who were calling for him to be sold, because of a dip in form, albeit quite a long one by his standards. Good players don't become bad players overnight unless their legs go. Sometimes you jus...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal
Replies: 272
Views: 8050

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Arsenal

Aubamayeng should have buried that one great chance. We not only pressed but drove the ball forward well. I just hope that arsenal doesnt get some dodgy penalty.... they certainly fall over enough I swear I saw an imaginary ambulance a couple of times in the first half, to go along with all of thei...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chinese Transfers
Replies: 12
Views: 1006

Re: Chinese Transfers

Tricky Trevor wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:07 pm
I’d just asked the same question on the transfers thread. Can’t see anyway around it and how long before he gets out if China if all flights are grounded?
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by Long Time Lurker
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 223112

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

does anyone really expect anymore players to arrive today? If so why? I'm thinking that's it. Outgoings possibly but also doubtful in my mind unless some money gets thrown our way, no don't think so. It would surprise me. I think we have already done more than we planned to do at the outset of the ...
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Jan 31, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rodriguez PL Goal of the Month - Vote Now
Replies: 14
Views: 1163

Rodriguez PL Goal of the Month - Vote Now

Clicking to vote simply to show support is all well and good, but I got a warm fuzzy feeling from voting because I genuinely think Jay deserves this one.

https://www.burnleyfootballclub.com/new ... the-month/
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Battle of Britain Ace
Replies: 27
Views: 783

Re: Last Battle of Britain Ace

It’s such a pity that he didn’t live long enough to see these Isles regain the freedom he fought so hard to achieve. A true hero. RIP. I think you need to read a few more historical accounts of the Battle of Britain. A lot of pilots and other RAF personnel came from Europe and made the same sacrifi...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Midfielder Brownhill signs in
Replies: 106
Views: 6093

Re: ARTICLE: Midfielder Brownhill signs in

This news has probably ruined deadline day for some posters! I would be happy to see us get all of our business done before deadline day. What impresses me about some of the European clubs is that they always seem to get a big chunk of their work done before their windows even open - by taking adva...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill having medical
Replies: 234
Views: 22565

Re: Brownhill having medical

"At home with Josh" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnParH-kHqI He seems a well grounded sensible lad from this footage. Can't promise him a similar view from his home though !!! He is obviously holding out for some nice candles as a signing bonus. Edit: He enjoys playing Werewolf as well, top pick...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 223112

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

West Ham hijack Burnley Brownhill deal.

https://www.footballinsider247.com/excl ... greed-fee/

Everyone cross your fingers and pray that the click bait bullshit rule holds true.
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 223112

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Your conclusions on the negotiations - that Bristol City have got their cake (Wells) and eaten it (Brownhill) are wild and not substantiated by anything. It involves repeating a number (£10 million) which has been quoted as the maximum final price for Brownhill and recasting it as the actual amount...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 223112

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Relieved to see one this moving towards completion. We couldn't go into the final stretch with only three midfielders. Brownhill is a good player who will offer us some interesting new tactical options going forward. The fact that we might actually sign a player with holding value and the potential ...
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 223112

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

You’ve clearly made your mind up that Rigg isn’t performing? On that basis of what? You’re evidencing our struggles over last 2 and a bit windows, and attributing that solely to Rigg. We all know it’s been an issue for a lot longer. I think our recruitment pror to the arrival of Rigg was okay, noth...
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 223112

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Sell vydra keep match fit and confident wells I would rather sell Wells in this window and keep Vydra. Match fit and confident aren't must have qualities for bench sitting. The lack of game time and visibility could hurt the price we could expect to get for Vydra if we sold him now. Wells is curren...