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by houseboy
Fri May 31, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harry Rednapp Professional Cockney
Replies: 16
Views: 893

Re: Harry Rednapp Professional Cockney

I'm just waiting for the day he turns up on telly in a pearly king outfit singing My Old Man's a Dustman.
by houseboy
Fri May 31, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Being old
Replies: 44
Views: 2940

Re: Being old

I keep fit, work out 3 times a week (weights - heavy), not overweight, walk a great deal, never use a lift (even when I used to work on the sixth floor) and had kids late so they kept me young and the grand kids now do the same. And I'm mentally childish (unashamedly so). Of course all this is very ...
by houseboy
Fri May 31, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD min requirements for new signings
Replies: 8
Views: 1531

Re: SD min requirements for new signings

"We'll have to wait and see."
by houseboy
Thu May 30, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top Championship teams equal to mid-table Premier League teams?
Replies: 37
Views: 2430

Re: Top Championship teams equal to mid-table Premier League teams?

Any promoted club has to assumne the first priority is staying up - anything else is a bonus. Wolves have done spectacularly well but they have thrown a kings ransom at it but Fulham, despite 100m spent are back down. It appears that something like 2 out of three promoted teams struggle badly and at...
by houseboy
Thu May 30, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Preston sayings
Replies: 35
Views: 2242

Re: Preston sayings

GordonvaleClaret wrote:What goes up, comes down. What goes down, stays down.

I used to know a girl like that.
by houseboy
Wed May 29, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets to continue shopping at home
Replies: 78
Views: 4120

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets to continue shopping at home

I suppose what all this boils down to is the Irish clubs now must be shaking in their boots thinking about losing their best players. As for the Antwerp thing and Defour I doubt it because surely they must know the ONLY reason he wasn't playing was because of injury, and if he had been playing surel...
by houseboy
Wed May 29, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Preston sayings
Replies: 35
Views: 2242

Re: Preston sayings

I worked in Leyland for around 5 years and discovered some strange things: 1. Despite being in my late 40's it was only then I came across the term 'collar and cuffs' (referring to a ladies hair colour being different from elswhere). 2. A steak pudding is called a 'babby's yead'. 3. 'Ar lass' was us...
by houseboy
Wed May 29, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 82
Views: 8339

Re: Bury : No Wages

Reading through this and the other thread about 'poorer clubs competing' I got to thinking about this from the wider view. If the big clubs carry on grasping as they do, wanting more and more from the pot whilst seemingly ignoring the plight of even relatively big-ish clubs, and if they continue pus...
by houseboy
Wed May 29, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Never Trust
Replies: 45
Views: 2136

Re: Never Trust

A politician who says 'we are all in this together'.

Or any politician really.
by houseboy
Wed May 29, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: how can poorer teams hope to comprete?
Replies: 24
Views: 1682

Re: how can poorer teams hope to comprete?

I personally would rather watch Burnley in League Two than succumbe to foreign investors who want to buy us trophies. Pride apart football is football and if you support a team and it's basic ethics then it doesn't (or shouldn't) matter what level you play at. I go to watch Stanley occasionally and ...
by houseboy
Wed May 29, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Loris Benito
Replies: 17
Views: 2672

Re: Loris Benito

.........You do not have to say anything. But, it may harm your defence if you do not mention when questioned something which you later rely on in court. Anything you do say may be given in evidence. Seriously though, I've never thought about it before but can you imagine being a fan of that club? ...
by houseboy
Tue May 28, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Loris Benito
Replies: 17
Views: 2672

Re: Loris Benito

Incidentally I've been a fan of Young Boys for years and I must say that.....oh Lord what am I saying.
by houseboy
Tue May 28, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wife wants
Replies: 27
Views: 2407

Re: Wife wants

I use Samsung8+ BC,I got her a bog standard Samung £12.99 a month,I told her I was a man and that is what she was getting......she Twatted me and ordered a Samsung 10 :roll: You should try being more forceful Steve but be wary, I tried it and got it wrong a few years ago. The surgery was long and p...
by houseboy
Tue May 28, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wife wants
Replies: 27
Views: 2407

Re: Wife wants

Huawei? From what I've seen pretty expensive. Is the whole problem with Google and the US government anything to do with (just maybe) a non-American company coming up with something decent and Apple's no-doubt considerable lobbying power in the states? Apple's dominance of the mobile market has been...
by houseboy
Tue May 28, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?
Replies: 27
Views: 2225

Re: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?

Vegas Claret wrote:pre-season friendly :D

As long as they're not German. :lol:
by houseboy
Tue May 28, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top Championship teams equal to mid-table Premier League teams?
Replies: 37
Views: 2430

Re: Top Championship teams equal to mid-table Premier League teams?

I go to university in Leeds and the amount of shite I hear them all talk about their beloved team is hilarious. What have Leeds actually achieved to be considered a big club? I've checked their trophy list and it's hardly different to ours. They just have a bigger ground that's literally it. Yes th...
by houseboy
Tue May 28, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?
Replies: 27
Views: 2225

Re: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?

SDs main problem with moving on is going to be the rigidity in style he is seen to build his teams to play. owners, and fans, of most clubs would not want to see it at their club. Rightly or wrongly he is talked about in the media and thus seen by others as a one trick, direct physical tactics, man...
by houseboy
Tue May 28, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?
Replies: 27
Views: 2225

Re: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?

bfcmik wrote:Do we know that for certain, or was it just one of those 'everyone knows he did' things?

I don't think he did to be honest.
by houseboy
Tue May 28, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?
Replies: 27
Views: 2225

Re: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?

It won't end. He's here for life. You know, I actually think he might be. There seems to be a mutual love affair between him and the club and the fans. Yes, we have criticised him (guilty) and probably we will do again but in the end he has the club at heart. I don't think he will go elsewhere anyt...
by houseboy
Tue May 28, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?
Replies: 27
Views: 2225

Re: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?

Vegas Claret wrote:he wont rest until he takes us back to Europe

I doubt that - he wasn't interested last time. Of course you could be being ironic?
by houseboy
Fri May 24, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: May quits
Replies: 112
Views: 3438

Re: May quits

Juxtaposition wrote:When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.

Those who the gods wish to destroy they first make mad.
by houseboy
Thu May 23, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League finance article in Guardian
Replies: 23
Views: 2321

Re: Premier League finance article in Guardian

I still don't understand FFP. Does anyone? As far as I know (and I could be hopelessly wrong) clubs could only spend a percentage above their income, that income including gifts from directors. I'm not sure where loans fit in. If that be the case where do City (among others but particualrly them) fa...
by houseboy
Thu May 23, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Compelling viewing
Replies: 11
Views: 1821

Re: Compelling viewing

Surprisingly It doesn't get much better :shock: The clean up operation was brutal. A lot of lies were told (probably) about what exactly happened, especially in the first 24 hours. Much of that down to it happening under the old Soviet regime who were not famous for telling the truth about anything...
by houseboy
Wed May 22, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Compelling viewing
Replies: 11
Views: 1821

Re: Compelling viewing

Looks worth a watch. I've just started watching Chernobyl. Forget horror films, this is a gruesome tale that actually happened in (most of) our lifetimes. Even in the first few hours people put their lives knowingly on the line to save others. Some of them basically cooked alive to try to stop it ge...
by houseboy
Wed May 22, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parking charge notice
Replies: 61
Views: 2054

Re: Parking charge notice

There's a lot of cr@p posted about parking fines but trust me it is best to pay them. I get sick of reading all the smart ass stuff about ignore it and it will go away. This is happening less and less now. My daughter not long ago got done for parking wrongly on Blackburn station car park (some of i...
by houseboy
Wed May 22, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have a lovely Summer folks
Replies: 14
Views: 932

Re: Have a lovely Summer folks

Have a nice summer and enjoy your cricket (someone has to).
by houseboy
Tue May 21, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rottweilers
Replies: 18
Views: 943

Re: Rottweilers

How come we never hear about Retrievers or West Highland Terriers attacking people and children ? If it’s about the owners are they a better breed of owner ? Some breeds of dog are clearly more likely to attack but I appreciate it doesn’t help when chavs don’t look after them properly. I think you ...
by houseboy
Tue May 21, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rottweilers
Replies: 18
Views: 943

Re: Rottweilers

Having kids in the house, there’s no way I’d have a Staffy, or a Rotty as a pet. The same for Mastiff type breeds, too. Their owners all say just how gentle they are, but I wouldn’t want to have to pull one of the buggers of my child if it ever turned. I’ve no problem with anyone else having them. ...
by houseboy
Tue May 21, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rottweilers
Replies: 18
Views: 943

Re: Rottweilers

Don't worry about a breed's reputation. Any dog is only as good or as bad as it's owner. We have a Staffy, who many people claim are dangerous. Yes they are powerful dogs with very strong jaws and heads like stone, with an ability to jump very high, but Charlie is just a huge softie who loves playin...
by houseboy
Thu May 16, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran
Replies: 111
Views: 4581

Re: War with Iran

From what I've read, 130,000 troops is nowhere near enough to invade Iran. Its a build up to scare them into compliance, and we should only really start panicking if the news reports start reporting US soldiers families being flown home from the Gulf region. Thats not happened yet. Agreed. It would...
by houseboy
Thu May 16, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran
Replies: 111
Views: 4581

Re: War with Iran

I suppose it's about time the Yanks started another war, they haven't had one for a while and the arms dealers, military equipment manufacturers and helicopter builders (Sikorsky ;) ) will be getting a bit twitchy about their profit levels.
by houseboy
Thu May 16, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we improve the defence next year?
Replies: 48
Views: 1919

Re: How can we improve the defence next year?

Houseboy - what do you make of this - for the record I am not being judgemental either way https://statsbomb.com/2019/02/the-great-burnley-keeper-switch/ Sorry bud, I'm not into stats as proof of anything as they can be made to prove almost anything if they are presented in the right way. However I...
by houseboy
Wed May 15, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we improve the defence next year?
Replies: 48
Views: 1919

Re: How can we improve the defence next year?

As has been said, it's clear that there was a problem with Joe Hart in goal. If Heaton had played from the start of the season we would have let in far fewer goals and gained more points in the process. There isn't too much wrong with the way we defend when the defenders are confident with the goal...
by houseboy
Wed May 15, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extremist Abortion Laws
Replies: 59
Views: 1622

Re: Extremist Abortion Laws

Why would anyone, male or female, tell someone else, male or female, what they can and cannot do with their own bodies? Abusing oneself with alchohol or cigarettes is legal. Eating unhealthily and becoming morbidly obese is not against the law. The argument against abortion is largely a religious th...
by houseboy
Wed May 15, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ntumba Massanka leaves Burnley
Replies: 22
Views: 2398

Re: ARTICLE: Ntumba Massanka leaves Burnley

I could be wrong but given our close ties with Stanley we don't seem to send many players there on loan. League one is a reasonable level and they wouldn't need to re-locate.
by houseboy
Wed May 15, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Braga, Portugal
Replies: 18
Views: 1128

Re: Braga, Portugal

Not sure but the actual football stadium is the one with a cliff face behind one goal with no fans there. Very odd ground that's built into the side of a quarry. Only has two sides but still holds 30k or so, the other end is open with panoramic views of the city. Imagine the echo from the cliff make...
by houseboy
Wed May 15, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jeremy Kyle
Replies: 55
Views: 2785

Re: Jeremy Kyle

I don't like the show and Kyle (according to my daughter who, sadly, has been in the audience once) said he is unbelievably arrogant but I don't think the show should be axed (I do but not for this reason). The people who go on it know exactly what they are getting into and are also paid for being o...
by houseboy
Mon May 13, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky on the state of football
Replies: 13
Views: 1662

Re: Sky on the state of football

:lol: I did my best to avoid giving that lot a mention. I suppose in one respect they are much smaller than the current top 6, but at the time I'm led to believe chucking large amounts of cash at it was a big contributor to their success. To be fair to you mate (and well done for not mentioning the...
by houseboy
Mon May 13, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky on the state of football
Replies: 13
Views: 1662

Re: Sky on the state of football

Aside from the freak year Leicester won the league, when was the last time a truly smaller club "broke through"? Everton finished 4th didn't they in 2005, but they're hardly small - Ipswich perhaps in 2001 when they came 5th? It's not a new phenomenon. Mmm - whisper it quietly - the Bar S...
by houseboy
Mon May 13, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next PSA testing day at the Turf - 1st June
Replies: 28
Views: 1613

Re: Next PSA testing day at the Turf - 1st June

I suggest this for everyone in that age group. I had my first test 15 years ago and wound up having two (very unpleasant) biopsies which were thankfully eventually found to be negative but they looked after me on a regular basis for 3/4 years before 'discharging' me. I must have had these tests on a...
by houseboy
Mon May 13, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The dreaded last four games
Replies: 7
Views: 1435

Re: The dreaded last four games

Yet again we played very well for an hour and then the passing went to doggy doo. Are we as Dyche fit as we are led to believe or do nerves kick in? It was Arsenal mate, we always collapse against the Gooners. The only big six club we have never beaten in the PL era and, even though they didn't nee...
by houseboy
Mon May 13, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Replies: 39
Views: 3182

Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

When he took over they were 11 points behind 4th. They finished 5 points behind 4th. Since he took over only Citeh and Liverpool have won more points. United have won 40 points, Arsenal won 36 points, Chelsea 35 points and Tottenham 32 points. And their managers did that with their own squads, OGS ...
by houseboy
Sat May 04, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton
Replies: 15
Views: 1748

Brighton

Just like to say congratulations to Brighton. Well done.
Glad they survived at the expense of Warnock.
by houseboy
Sat May 04, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope or Hart?
Replies: 80
Views: 3584

Re: Pope or Hart?

Lord Beamish wrote:I got about as far as the second sentence before almost falling into a coma.

That just about says it all I think.
by houseboy
Wed May 01, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Beware the cost of relegation
Replies: 68
Views: 3613

Re: Beware the cost of relegation

I don't understand your point. Are you advocating that we get relegated sooner rather than later? Also, within the same sentence you say the Bolton situation is comparable to ours, then say it isn't. Bolton are in a mess because they ran up their debts whilst in the Premier League. Burnley haven't ...
by houseboy
Wed May 01, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Power to the People!
Replies: 32
Views: 1446

Re: Power to the People!

Citizen Smith was very funny and like most programmes on TV in the 70s, we really looked forward to seeing it. GBH was an excellent little series and Lyndsey proved what a great actor he was. I lived not far from Tooting Broadway and every time I went past the tube station was tempted to shout &quo...
by houseboy
Wed May 01, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope or Hart?
Replies: 80
Views: 3584

Re: Pope or Hart?

As if to prove my point. I'd stay off the drugs mate. If you have a difficulty communicating you should get help. First you send gobbledygook insults then you appear to have no ability to answer a simple question. 'As if to prove my point' is not any kind of intelligent answer is it, seeing as how ...
by houseboy
Wed May 01, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Power to the People!
Replies: 32
Views: 1446

Re: Power to the People!

Was that the 70's or your first marriage Houseboy? :lol: Both. :lol: The marriage outlasted the 70s (just). 82 saw that come to it's logical conclusion. My second came in 89 and has somehow miraculously lasted until now. FFS sake, why did you ask, it's made me realise it's been 30 bloody years. Don...
by houseboy
Wed May 01, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope or Hart?
Replies: 80
Views: 3584

Re: Pope or Hart?

Jeez! You really are an utter blow hard, at times. Why - exactly? And why do you use Americanisms (Jeez) and terms I've never heard of (blow hard)? Reply to a post intelligibly or don't bother. Your post has no logical argument, doesn't counter mine in any way and shows a distinct lack of capabilit...
by houseboy
Wed May 01, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope or Hart?
Replies: 80
Views: 3584

Re: Pope or Hart?

I’d prefer Tony Hart in our nets rather than Joe; and he’s been dead ten years. The points he helped very much for us to gain in early season (when - remember - both Heaton and Pope were injured) possibly make the difference between our survival and relegation. It is time some of the more biased el...

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