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by Hroogar
Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Knives and Forks utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 398
Views: 7182

Re: Knives and Forks utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS

ClaretAndJew wrote:7/10. Nice body though.

Aye, he's got a hell of a bark.
by Hroogar
Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?
Replies: 150
Views: 4188

Re: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?

Just watching the demolition of Southampton. It got me wondering if I had ever left a Clarets game early because of the score. Only one I could remember was away at Sheffield Wednesday in May 1967. We lost 7-0. Anybody else left early ? Was at that game..........stayed to the bitter end, on the way...
by Hroogar
Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scam Alert
Replies: 27
Views: 1915

Re: Scam Alert

Thanks for all the information utc, good to know as I inform older folks what to watch out for.. who knows may save them losing life savings.
by Hroogar
Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Abersoch this week....
Replies: 13
Views: 852

Re: Abersoch this week....

Agreed, great place. Few years ago met Anthony Hopkins in Indian restaurant just north of Abersoch. I asked him if he was a Clarets supporter.........don't think he knew what I meant!!
by Hroogar
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Casual racism
Replies: 32
Views: 1575

Re: Casual racism

Pstotto wrote:Maybe everybody should go back to where they came from...

That seems a good idea to me............ let's work it out...... I've 20 miles to go and when I get there everything will be back to normal ...I wish!
by Hroogar
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Casual racism
Replies: 32
Views: 1575

Re: Casual racism

We're nearly there mate. Things that you can't say anymore: I've stopped trying to please anyone now and if someone says to me 'you can't say that' my reply is simply 'I just did'. :lol: Talked at length to my brother about all this, we are of a similar opinion. We respect other peoples views/ways ...
by Hroogar
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Casual racism
Replies: 32
Views: 1575

Re: Casual racism

Reading the above and taking it further - The England North/South divide, Lancashire/Yorkshire, Burnley/Blackburn - you could go on and on - so where does racism begin and end.........is the Englishman/Irishman/Scotsman joke still alive or is THAT racism? How far do we take all this? It will soon be...
by Hroogar
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have you ever driven on the wrong side of the road?
Replies: 35
Views: 1684

Re: Have you ever driven on the wrong side of the road?

Drove from Dallas to Austin. in Austin turned right , which was the wrong side of the road, and straight down a one way street, unfortunately the wrong direction with large American cars coming towards me. Stopped, had no idea what to do next. As I was contemplating there was a knock on my window wh...
by Hroogar
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Down Th'Imp
Replies: 42
Views: 2053

Re: Down Th'Imp

Following my post 2 above, brought back further memories - living in Burnley Lane at the time and having little money, used to walk with my mates from around BrowHead to Brierfield and call in the Greyhound Pub - they had a MEN ONLY room at the rear which we used to go in for a few pints. Then we co...
by Hroogar
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Down Th'Imp
Replies: 42
Views: 2053

Re: Down Th'Imp

Many really great memories of Th'Imp. Your list is extremely comprehensive!!! The great nights I had were seeing............... The Beatles, Freddie & the Dreamers, Marty Wilde, The Temperance Seven, Swinging Blue Jeans, The Searchers, Dusty Springfield, Brian Poole & the T's, Merseybeats, M...
by Hroogar
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton : Score Predictions
Replies: 46
Views: 3154

Re: Brighton : Score Predictions

1-3
by Hroogar
Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?
Replies: 86
Views: 7318

Re: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?

Don't fancy a double deck bus going under my arse!!!!!!
by Hroogar
Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool predictions?
Replies: 58
Views: 3454

Re: Liverpool predictions?

4-3 (See if my dream comes true)
by Hroogar
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury petition
Replies: 22
Views: 1876

Re: Bury petition

Done, and wishing Bury good luck with this.
by Hroogar
Sun Aug 25, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves Imports versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 228
Views: 10479

Re: Wolves Imports versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Bovril with aspirin
by Hroogar
Sun Aug 25, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves Imports versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 228
Views: 10479

Re: Wolves Imports versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Have a cup of Bovril Longside
by Hroogar
Sun Aug 25, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves Imports versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 228
Views: 10479

Re: Wolves Imports versus MIGHTY CLARETS

My THE LAST STAND red wine suddenly tastes MUCH better, COYC!!!
by Hroogar
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee appointed club captain
Replies: 43
Views: 3408

Re: Ben Mee appointed club captain

Pleased to see Ben wearing the captain's arm band, thoroughly deserved. Can't understand why he has never been given a chance in the England squad.
by Hroogar
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Pub - Vintage Claret
Replies: 97
Views: 9468

Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Well done I say. Any pub opening up nowadays is a big financial risk, especially where there is some competition. Big or small, real ale or cocktails, who cares, a couple of drinks before the match and all is well!
by Hroogar
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1st Match of the Season...
Replies: 19
Views: 1600

Re: 1st Match of the Season...

holdyourfire wrote:Will also be in the woodman,with three mates,my two sons and my grandson.Only done 55 years goin ont turf.But still up for it as ever.

See you there hyf, I'll be the old chap wearing a claret and blue scarf!! Great to see all your family supporting my team!!
by Hroogar
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1st Match of the Season...
Replies: 19
Views: 1600

Re: 1st Match of the Season...

Beers in the Woodman with my cousin, and friends, work out what the score will be and what position we will finish in the league, write off the cup games, discuss the present squad, then down to the Turf all ready for another season, which will be my 70th. STILL excited as I was as a teenager!!
by Hroogar
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Robson and Willie Irvine
Replies: 17
Views: 1444

Re: Jimmy Robson and Willie Irvine

Brought back some great goals as I sat back remembering the matches I watched these two brilliant clarets playing home and away.
by Hroogar
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Any commentary tonight?
Replies: 3
Views: 938

Re: Any commentary tonight?

Totally agree GB, but I prefer a glass of wine!!!
by Hroogar
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today’s lineups
Replies: 85
Views: 9190

Re: Today’s lineups

Could someone let me know the half-time scores at both matches please.
by Hroogar
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How Much would you pay to get your stolen dog back?
Replies: 32
Views: 1807

Re: How Much would you pay to get your stolen dog back?

I haven't got a dog, so this must be some kind of scam, beware fellow clarets!
by Hroogar
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: One of our own has made his way home
Replies: 110
Views: 8923

Re: ARTICLE: One of our own has made his way home

Now cannot wait for the new season.............to see Jay Rod run out again will be a terrific moment in football for me.
by Hroogar
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Bayode and N’Guessan sign new deals
Replies: 4
Views: 673

Re: ARTICLE: Bayode and N’Guessan sign new deals

Caernarfon_Claret wrote:I'm Guessan that's good news.

Bayode yourself!
by Hroogar
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where were you actually born
Replies: 199
Views: 9022

Re: Where were you actually born

Hi Hroogar, Unfortunately not, we moved to Lagos when I was two, escaped during the war, went back when it was all over and left Africa for good in 76. It was a charmed life and as one Nigerian Doctor I have spoken to in the recent past, we were there during the good times. Would like to go back fo...
by Hroogar
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where were you actually born
Replies: 199
Views: 9022

Re: Where were you actually born

Heathclaret wrote:Accra, Ghana. 1964.

Hello Heath, my wife was in Accra a lot between 1957 and 1961, are you still in Accra?
by Hroogar
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where were you actually born
Replies: 199
Views: 9022

Re: Where were you actually born

Bar Street, Duke Bar, Burnley, I think number 14 (it was a LONG time ago!)
by Hroogar
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If Jimmy McIlroy was playing today...
Replies: 30
Views: 1742

Re: If Jimmy McIlroy was playing today...

I was fortunate to see Mac at all home games and many away games. Supporters were not segregated then so you could hear the comments about Jimmy Mac. Some gasped as Mac beat man after man on the bye line and passed for a forward to score. They appreciated a true footballing great. At Fulham heard on...
by Hroogar
Thu May 30, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Never Trust
Replies: 45
Views: 2810

Re: Never Trust

Never trust words just actions.
by Hroogar
Mon May 13, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is staying in the Prem the be all and end all?
Replies: 75
Views: 3594

Re: Is staying in the Prem the be all and end all?

YES.............having followed the clarets in all 4 divisions, the objective each season was to get as high as possible in each league, preferably to get promoted. If promotion not possible then to avoid relegation. Having risen from near relegation to the Conference, to buying my season ticket for...
by Hroogar
Tue May 07, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where we've played in sixty years since the title
Replies: 22
Views: 1522

Re: Where we've played in sixty years since the title

Been fortunate enough to enjoy all those 60 seasons and 12 more before 1960............loved every moment of following the Clarets, I will keep following them and feel privileged to do so.
by Hroogar
Sun May 05, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who do you want to win.the playoffs
Replies: 50
Views: 2981

Re: Who do you want to win.the playoffs

mdd2 wrote:WBA, Sunderland, Mansfield, AFC Fylde, Chorley
Absolutely 100% totally agree, adding ANYONE but Leeds!!!!
by Hroogar
Thu May 02, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who's drunk?
Replies: 29
Views: 1822

Re: Who's drunk?

Pint of Doombar, followed by Shipyard, followed by Brookford Australian Shiraz, and some Pepsi. Me.
by Hroogar
Thu May 02, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is going to vote on Thursday?
Replies: 184
Views: 6429

Re: Who is going to vote on Thursday?

2 choices,,,,,,,,,,,,,,male or female, conservative or labour............one thing made my mind up ..............?
by Hroogar
Thu May 02, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Simple pleasures...
Replies: 74
Views: 4017

Re: Simple pleasures...

Sat in the garden drinking red wine.
by Hroogar
Wed May 01, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barca v Lpool
Replies: 85
Views: 4660

Re: Barca v Lpool

1-2
by Hroogar
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 266
Views: 9335

Re: Chelsea versus MIGHTY CLARETS

MEE - player of the year
by Hroogar
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 266
Views: 9335

Re: Chelsea versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Hroogar wrote:Forecast 2-2, it's on!

Told you!!!! UTC
by Hroogar
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 266
Views: 9335

Re: Chelsea versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Forecast 2-2, it's on!
by Hroogar
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 266
Views: 9335

Re: Chelsea versus MIGHTY CLARETS

WHAT A CRACKER
by Hroogar
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 266
Views: 9335

Re: Chelsea versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Ben Mee..........brilliant
by Hroogar
Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 266
Views: 9335

Re: Chelsea versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Bottle of Shiraz at the ready, drank nearly all of it this afternoon in the garden, just keep smelling the aroma, like the smell of success tonight! UTC
by Hroogar
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Devon clarets
Replies: 92
Views: 8466

Re: Devon clarets

Apologies if I am repeating suggestions that have been raised in the past. After 64 years living in the north I have recently moved to Totnes in Devon. Which is a bit of a wrench. I just wondered if there were other clarets in and around south devon who would be interested in meeting up for a beer ...
by Hroogar
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Four Games Predictions?
Replies: 40
Views: 2534

Re: Last Four Games Predictions?

Draw
Win
Lose
Win
by Hroogar
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton vs Cardiff
Replies: 273
Views: 14542

Re: Brighton vs Cardiff

All season have wanted Cardiff to be relegated, tonight I want Cardiff to win---the vagaries of a football supporter!!!!
by Hroogar
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Beautiful day
Replies: 5
Views: 635

Re: Beautiful day

It certainly is.......feel alive and very much looking forward to today's match, COYC

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