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by claret59
Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Manchester City are next cup opponents
Replies: 39
Views: 1977

Re: ARTICLE: Manchester City are next cup opponents

'Nothing is written.' I've been a fan so long I remember when Aston Villa were supposedly our 'bogey team.' We seem to have forgotten that for years we could never beat that lot down the road but we never hear a mention of it now. Manchester City are favorites to win because they have better players...
by claret59
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital...
Replies: 715
Views: 43001

Re: ALK Capital...

Should all this takeover talk become a reality I wonder if they would be happy to keep the club's name or look for something more saleable to the Asian and USA markets. The name of Burnley without some kind of addition is hardly likely to stir the imagination. It just about destroyed Hull City when ...
by claret59
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harry Wilson
Replies: 252
Views: 29257

Re: Harry Wilson

If this is the same Harry Wilson who was on loan at Hull City a couple of seasons ago then he was highly rated as a player. Also represented that Club well in public forums . A very decent bloke by all accounts.
by claret59
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own
Replies: 153
Views: 6068

Re: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own

A depressing read especially as it seemed to me that we had (have) a good chance of another top ten finish. Some posters continually harp on about four players leaving . Let's be realistic about this as there is only one of the four who was ever likely to feature with any regularity in the coming se...
by claret59
Mon Aug 31, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nixon again
Replies: 80
Views: 5923

Re: Nixon again

'Jesus wept. I really hope that isn't true.'

Jesus wept at the death of a friend. Nothing to do with sport.
by claret59
Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: In car entertainment
Replies: 13
Views: 688

Re: In car entertainment

Thank you for the helpful replies. The more sarcastic ones did not disappoint as a sample of them were expected.
by claret59
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: In car entertainment
Replies: 13
Views: 688

In car entertainment

Please excuse my ignorance of 'how things work' but I would appreciate some guidance / advice on a car's music system. I recently bought a newish car that has no CD player as this has been sacrificed for a system that includes a Sat Nav,, convoluted radio and several other things I don't want or und...
by claret59
Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VJ DAY
Replies: 41
Views: 1552

Re: VJ DAY

My Father-in-Law, Bill (William) Stamford also forced to work on the infamous railway. One dead soldier ( murdered in effect,) for every sleeper laid on the line. He survived it all but as mentioned elsewhere refuse to ever knowingly buy anything 'made in Japan' or to eat rice ever again. On being l...
by claret59
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hong Kong protests
Replies: 84
Views: 2987

Re: Hong Kong protests

Just a point of interest to remind everyone that China now owns the UK steel industry. So cancelling their involvement in the 5G project could bring swift retribution at a time when the whole of the UK manufacturing industries is already on its knees.
by claret59
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today I buried my 10 month old Grandson.
Replies: 102
Views: 4105

Re: Today I buried my 10 month old Grandson.

How brave of you to let us share in the lives of your family at this heartbreaking time. Joey is now at rest. The pain lives on. I hope your son Jordan and his wife Gina can find some comfort and solace from the many expressions of sympathy you have received and in the living memorial of Joey's life...
by claret59
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD
Replies: 199
Views: 9699

Re: SD

SD has obviously been (is) a great manager for Burnley but I am getting fed up with his bleating in the public forum about finances. He wants the best for the club but he is not the owner of it or the Chairman who has a lot more to think about than who to sign next. It is not true either that SD has...
by claret59
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche pre match comments
Replies: 94
Views: 5472

Re: Dyche pre match comments

I am disappointed with SD. You would think it is all one sided with a desperate SD versus a reluctant Board. He is ( has been?) a great Manager but he has also had his rewards. He is probably one of the best paid managers in the country and will also have had bonuses come his way and don't managers ...
by claret59
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aaron Lennon to leave
Replies: 181
Views: 8263

Re: Aaron Lennon to leave

Jesus wept
Jesus be praised. Christian lives matter.
by claret59
Mon Jun 15, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Statue Prosecution
Replies: 56
Views: 1571

Re: Statue Prosecution

I think this sentence is disproportionate. It is highly unusual to go to prison for a first offence ( we are not told if he had any previous convictions but assume not or we would know of it.) It seems bizarre that a group of people can damage a statue in full view of the police ( who were under ins...
by claret59
Sun Jun 14, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Card fraud advice required
Replies: 10
Views: 1225

Re: Card fraud advice required

Any dispute is between the card company and the holder of the card. What is meant by 'merchant?' this appears to be a scam. Has your partner had any contact with the card issuer?
by claret59
Sun Jun 14, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean piece in today’s Times
Replies: 40
Views: 3648

Re: Sean piece in today’s Times

'The most successful manager at Burnley in probably 2 generations..... OK no "major" silverware but 2 PL promotions including a Championship winning season ......' I would class the Championship win as 'major silverware,' there are a lot of good teams with 'history' in the Championship and it includ...
by claret59
Mon May 18, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Luke Chadwick
Replies: 51
Views: 3668

Re: Luke Chadwick

Surely a message for lots of people here and possibly me too because although I cannot recall me ever engaging in that kind of behavior I tolerated racial abuse at football matches when I should have stopped going in protest. I am ashamed at the racial chanting that I witnessed and never spoke out. ...
by claret59
Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley fans will always have a special place in my heart
Replies: 31
Views: 2315

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley fans will always have a special place in my heart

Like everyone on here the goal against Man Utd is that memory that will never fade, a couple of other lasting memories for me are one sad and one humorous. He was in tears on TV when Burnley lost to Spurs in the League cup semi having come so close to knocking them out and with Robbie having played ...
by claret59
Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sunday Times - 38 days when Britain sleepwalked into disaster
Replies: 657
Views: 17245

Re: Sunday Times - 38 days when Britain sleepwalked into disaster

It may have been already mentioned in this post but if not there was a brief mention/ warning about a week ago on a news item that unlike every other country affected by this crisis that there are no controls whatsoever on persons entering the country through the airports ( and by sea presumably) . ...
by claret59
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: play off final
Replies: 14
Views: 1279

Re: play off final

I was there but missed seeing the 'penalty' incident. Was it a lucky let off?
by claret59
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Blackburn 1 Burnley 2 – from Football Cancer Life Death
Replies: 8
Views: 889

Re: ARTICLE: Blackburn 1 Burnley 2 – from Football Cancer Life Death

Would have been a good read were it not spoilt by the bad language.
by claret59
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Grealish
Replies: 60
Views: 4966

Re: Jack Grealish

I bet he wasn’t wearing shin pads either. As I understand it the rules are that players should wear shin pads and yet he is never challenged by the officials for not being properly attired, Exposing his bare shins means that opposing players hold back mentally from making a tackle (some might not ob...
by claret59
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's the point of allowing three of each item per customer?
Replies: 61
Views: 2154

Re: What's the point of allowing three of each item per customer?

Hopefully this post will not start another 'run' but I am told that domestic freezers are selling fast as people need somewhere to put their panic buys of freezer food.
by claret59
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone cancelled their Sky Sports Subscription ?
Replies: 154
Views: 8535

Re: Anyone cancelled their Sky Sports Subscription ?

MACCA is entitled to spend as much as he likes on SKY without all this negative comment. We all have different ways of spending that others would not countenance.
by claret59
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is it me. Or
Replies: 23
Views: 2165

Re: Is it me. Or

Although 'plea bargaining' (as practised in the US) is not technically legal in the UK something very similar goes on here, and I suspect in this case too. Possession of an Offensive weapon in these circumstances is unlikely to affect the sentence when convicted of serious wounding with intent, so '...
by claret59
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Recommendations for a good book....
Replies: 52
Views: 1970

Re: Recommendations for a good book....

I suppose it is a matter of preference for novels or factual books. Bill Bryson is always a good read. Travel books in the main but they are 'travel with a difference.' His other stuff is very compelling and 'eye opening.' Auto Biographies by R. Dahl's early life and war experiences are a great read...
by claret59
Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colin has gone
Replies: 50
Views: 3292

Re: Colin has gone

I must be one of a rare list who actually saw Warnock as a player (with Scunthorpe,) played for a few other clubs. A winger if I recall correctly.
by claret59
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BERNLEY TEA
Replies: 4
Views: 796

BERNLEY TEA

Not living in the town I was wondering if Bernley Tea (spelt differently to Burnley) had any connection with Burnley. My son , recently returned from a holiday in Russia , and knowing I am a fan of the team, brought me some back as a gift. The package shows our Houses of Parliament which would seem ...
by claret59
Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst ever sitcom
Replies: 126
Views: 4510

Re: Worst ever sitcom

Rising Damp deserves a mention as one of the best. (Freeview has many repeats of previous comedies but to watch them is a bit painful and sad as they have not 'aged' well. I watched a repeat of a couple of 'Fawlty Towers' episodes only yesterday and was surprised how I no longer found them even mild...
by claret59
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley wrongly denied of a legitimate goal.
Replies: 8
Views: 1855

Re: Burnley wrongly denied of a legitimate goal.

I do wonder if the emotion surrounding the game played a part in this decision. The home fixture and remembering the death of the owner in such a fashion could have swayed the decision makers to 'reward' Leicester and enjoy the celebration of 'no goal.' By any reasonable yardstick it was a perverse ...
by claret59
Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The first two hundred Premier League goals – choose the best
Replies: 7
Views: 561

Re: ARTICLE: The first two hundred Premier League goals – choose the best

I too think the goal at Everton was the best team goal but for sheer atmosphere, skill , re-action from the stands and long in the memory, it has to be Robbie's against Man Utd.
by claret59
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Prostate cancer advice please- newly diagnosed
Replies: 119
Views: 10762

Re: Prostate cancer advice please- newly diagnosed

I too was diagnosed with this type of cancer. I was assured that both types of treatment had an equal chance of success so I chose radio therapy as I did not fancy surgery and having to wear a 'bag' for a couple of weeks. I have since learnt that even surgery is not always of itself sufficient and n...
by claret59
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Marvin Sordell
Replies: 59
Views: 11735

Re: Marvin Sordell

Blackrod writes: In my mind someone who is schizophrenic needs locking up not just releasing with meds. A sweeping statement and ill-informed. One of my sons is a diagnosed schizophrenic and Is no danger to anyone except himself. A more gentle, polite and loving person than my son would be hard to m...
by claret59
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referee confirmed for Liverpool game
Replies: 27
Views: 2430

Re: Referee confirmed for Liverpool game

Clarititus writes

Christ on a bike!! Lord help us!!

Claret 59 writes:
Christ be praised ! Lord help us!
by claret59
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'
Replies: 136
Views: 23692

Re: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'

From Spiral
Jesus Christ please tell me this is a joke.

From Claret 59
Jesus Christ be praised.
by claret59
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 590428

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Hibsclaret wrote:
Exactly Jesus wept.

Jesus Christ be praised
by claret59
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realists and Fantastists
Replies: 2
Views: 444

Realists and Fantastists

What a terrible irony that children in the 'care' of Nottingham City and Nottingham County were abused for years and not believed while a fantasist
is believed for years without a shred of corroborative evidence.
by claret59
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Man utd 2009 pix
Replies: 29
Views: 2826

Re: Burnley v Man utd 2009 pix

Didn't John hit a post in the last minutes of the one match he played in the World cup ? A header I think. Ifs and buts I know but if that had gone in then it would have been a win for England and John would probably have kept his place
by claret59
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 590428

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Delete this whole thread for Christ sake

Jesus Christ be praised.
by claret59
Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 590428

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Jesus H Christ,

Jesus Christ be praised.
by claret59
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 590428

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Tom Cleverly........Jesus lookin Christ.
Jesus Christ be praised.
by claret59
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Martin Dobson
Replies: 27
Views: 3421

Re: Martin Dobson

The word 'elegant' is not one often used to describe a player but that is how I thought Dobbo was when on the pitch. I was heartbroken when he was sold to Everton, ( and much later when the club ended their association with him.)
by claret59
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: William Hill To Close 700 Bookies
Replies: 41
Views: 2239

Re: William Hill To Close 700 Bookies

Before we get to sanctimonious let's remember that Burnley FC shirt sponsors are a betting company and the Club are therefore part of the process that is condemned on here (rightly ) that leads many people into addiction, debt, and family breakdown actively linked to the betting industry.
by claret59
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What Would Football be Like With No Off Side Rule
Replies: 35
Views: 1633

Re: What Would Football be Like With No Off Side Rule

It has been trialled and basically was a failure. There was a pre-season competition in the 70's called the Watney Cup and as an experiment there was no offside rule. It took defenders about half an hour to get to grips with it and the hope that it would lead to more attacking football and hence mor...
by claret59
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scam alert
Replies: 55
Views: 8064

Re: Scam alert

Whilst there is something inadvertently humorous in this scam it will, no doubt, worry some who will respond and then suffer for their actions. There is more than a hint of blaming the victim for their losses from some of the replies on here. The fault is with the criminals behind these scams and no...
by claret59
Fri May 17, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extremist Abortion Laws
Replies: 70
Views: 4525

Re: Extremist Abortion Laws

Just to be clear I was writing about what was legal in America with partial birth abortion and not in this country. I mentioned it because this debate is about what is happening in America and it may just be that the opposition to abortion is (perhaps) in part, a re-action to partial birth abortion ...
by claret59
Thu May 16, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extremist Abortion Laws
Replies: 70
Views: 4525

Re: Extremist Abortion Laws

There was a time when abortion was illegal in recognition of the child in the womb having no voice or 'choice.' If there was such a choice would it choose for its own death? Six weeks is NOT a bunch of cells it is a formed baby with all of the characteristics it would have if it went to full term. A...
by claret59
Wed May 15, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extremist Abortion Laws
Replies: 70
Views: 4525

Re: Extremist Abortion Laws

Dyched states: 'A woman as the inalienable right to do whatever she likes with her body.'

The problem here are that there are two bodies involved and two innocent victims.
by claret59
Mon May 13, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is staying in the Prem the be all and end all?
Replies: 75
Views: 3949

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

The aim of any club is to better itself. It is proved that by not aiming for the best you end up with the worst. These are fantastic times for the Club and for supporters. Burnley FC are now getting a reputation as for how a Club should be run in the PL. I am at a loss as to why some on here cannot ...
by claret59
Sat May 11, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ICE initials on mobiles
Replies: 10
Views: 1378

Re: ICE initials on mobiles

As it was explained to me the 'unlocking' was automatic for ICE alone if ICE was accessed. I have not confirmed if this is the case.