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by ChrisG
Sat Jan 23, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How soon is now?
Replies: 33
Views: 1557

Re: How soon is now?

On a Smith's theme, my lad is obsessed with this version of Panic sung by his local hero

https://youtu.be/LcAME_Hs9mg
by ChrisG
Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pool vs The Clarets
Replies: 637
Views: 6466

Re: Pool vs The Clarets

Twice now we've given them a great chance by playing it out from the back. Get it lamped.
by ChrisG
Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pool vs The Clarets
Replies: 637
Views: 6466

Re: Pool vs The Clarets

Get him chinned Dyche
by ChrisG
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What makes a good IPA?
Replies: 50
Views: 1283

Re: What makes a good IPA?

Pomona Island banging some good stuff out, then you've the likes of Cloudwater, Wylam, Verdant, Buxton. For me, strong and murky is best,but it's all about individual taste. Couple of decent bottles hope just opened in Clitheroe; Corto and Beershack, both on same road as Byrne's near the railway sta...
by ChrisG
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is this 50s/60s ex-Claret?
Replies: 87
Views: 1936

Re: Who is this 50s/60s ex-Claret?

ClaretTony wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:28 pm
That's one I don't know.
It's not Glyn Thomas is it?
by ChrisG
Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Their Pitch
Replies: 34
Views: 1688

Re: Their Pitch

The game that was called off with high winds was around March 2004. I was in the press room before the game that day and had to walk around the pitch afterwards to get out at the club shop corner. You could hardlt stand up let alone walk round. I remember my mate's pint blowing off the picnic bench...
by ChrisG
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA cup final 1914
Replies: 48
Views: 1767

Re: FA cup final 1914

tim_noone wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:56 am
The 1995 game against Liverpool"linked" is a good watch seems Longer tbh. Always remember Wayne Russel reserve keeper Who lived around Brockenhurst st turf moor.(how times change) the player saville escapes me though...
Was it not Andy Saville? Think he was on loan
by ChrisG
Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nick Pope
Replies: 37
Views: 3723

Re: Nick Pope

I can't agree with that. I don't believe he is better than Blacklaw, Stevenson, Thomson and even Tony Waiters. I also don't believe that he is better than Heaton. I do agree that he is having an excellent season but still think his kicking will convince Southgate to select Pickford for England, but...
by ChrisG
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sri Lanka Vs England 1st Test
Replies: 104
Views: 2401

Re: Sri Lanka Vs England 1st Test

The abysmal dismissals continue, what the hell was Crawley playing at there?

8th over of a test match where you're only 118 behind and you try and smash a six.
by ChrisG
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referee; Kevin Friend
Replies: 46
Views: 2217

Re: Referee; Kevin Friend

Vegas Claret wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:33 pm
I'm well aware of the rules, I'm also well aware than it was nowhere near
I think it was just the camera angle that makes it look out. Westwood does the same, as do most teams you see on TV, small margins as Dyche says.
by ChrisG
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referee; Kevin Friend
Replies: 46
Views: 2217

Re: Referee; Kevin Friend

Every corner that Shaw took was illegal. Ball wasn’t in the quadrant once. I know that Westy does this also, but why have a quadrant, if the Lino just stands there and let em do what they like? As above, it doesn't have to be sat in the quadrant. It's perfectly legal as long as any part is overhang...
by ChrisG
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drinking alcohol outside banned.
Replies: 12
Views: 1018

Re: Drinking alcohol outside banned.

Not in Scotland, but before Christmas loads of boozers selling take away ale in Altrincham town centre and folk treating the pedestrian area like a giant ale garden.
by ChrisG
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referee; Kevin Friend
Replies: 46
Views: 2217

Re: Referee; Kevin Friend

those saying his only error was the goal - yes it was never a foul BUT the ball at the corner was clearly nowhere near the correct place, it was nearly in our 6 yard box when he took the corner !! Something I figured VAR would have picked up on had it gone to them Other than that, that's the best I...
by ChrisG
Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drop ball
Replies: 23
Views: 1553

Re: Drop ball

Fair enough, wasn't sure when he'd blown. Was a fair bang of swedes!
by ChrisG
Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drop ball
Replies: 23
Views: 1553

Re: Drop ball

The ball was actually in our possession when he blew up to get treatment for the head injuries. It should have been a drop ball to a Burnley player out near the touchline and 30 yards from goal. I was amazed that he restarted with a dropped ball to the keeper ---but it was in added time and it was ...
by ChrisG
Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drop ball
Replies: 23
Views: 1553

Re: Drop ball

Longsider wrote:
Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:37 pm
They can still be contested unless you are playing a top four privilege team in which case the ball has to be given back to them.
They've been abolished since 2019, but let's not let the facts get in the way of a good conspiracy.
by ChrisG
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Anderson
Replies: 112
Views: 8096

Re: Jimmy Anderson

karatekid wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:40 pm
Nothing for Jimmy in the New Years honours list even after breaking the fast bowler wickets record. :(
I imagine he'll get a knighthood once he retires like Cook did. Can you imagine the oining the Aussies would give 'Sir' Jimmy at the SCG or the Gabba?
by ChrisG
Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer value of each burnley player
Replies: 24
Views: 954

Re: Transfer value of each burnley player

Bosscat wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:59 am
Its Wood .... NOT WOODS grrrrrrrrrr

🤭🤭🤭🤭🤭🤭
Unless he means the goalkeeper, in which case I think that valuation is somewhat optimistic, as he was knocking on when he played under Waddle.
by ChrisG
Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your favourite FA Cup tie
Replies: 108
Views: 1933

Re: Your favourite FA Cup tie

Derby 99 for me too. We were really good going forward that day. Think it was Cooke who hit the post with a header?
by ChrisG
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clubshop Sale
Replies: 17
Views: 2156

Re: Clubshop Sale

Vegas Claret wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:44 pm
why do we have a clubshop in Sale ? seems an odd location
I wish they did, would only be a mile or so away from me
by ChrisG
Thu Dec 24, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC - Games of Your Decades
Replies: 58
Views: 1823

Re: Burnley FC - Games of Your Decades

Hi everyone and Merry Christmas to you and your respective families. For a bit of nostalgia, please choose YOUR favourite Burnley game for each decade that you have been a Claret. I was an eighties child but first attended in 1991/92, so I will report for four decades. CT on the other hand, will ha...
by ChrisG
Wed Dec 23, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bene n Hot.
Replies: 39
Views: 1549

Re: Bene n Hot.

elwaclaret wrote:
Wed Dec 23, 2020 12:19 pm
Complete Woosh is right. Still don’t get it to be honest. I was invited to visit the areas as part of a colleagues research but COVID put an end to what was going to be a very interesting research trip. Hopefully the chance will come again.
I'd love to visit Fecamp to the Palais Benedictine
by ChrisG
Wed Dec 23, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bene n Hot.
Replies: 39
Views: 1549

Re: Bene n Hot.

It may well have been imported into Hornsea, but Burnley tommies serving on the Western Front returning to Burnley is the reason it is so popular in Burnley, the East Lancs saw Bene being produced there as a cold and consumption remedy by monks, for the local population. Woosh! Joking aside, I was ...
by ChrisG
Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bene n Hot.
Replies: 39
Views: 1549

Re: Bene n Hot.

At uni I knew a lad from Hornsea which was the place in the UK that first started importing Benedictine (after the war I think). They had some great recipies for drinks with it but he couldn't believe it had found its way from Hornsea to Burnley where we have adopted it and made our own special dri...
by ChrisG
Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bene n Hot.
Replies: 39
Views: 1549

Re: Bene n Hot.

Rileybobs wrote:
Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:04 am
Pour 1 measure of Bene into a glass. Swirl around the glass to aerate and flush down the sink. Use 2 measures of hot water to wash the glass, drain and proceed to pour yourself a proper drink.
Heathen.
by ChrisG
Mon Dec 21, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Foster
Replies: 4
Views: 821

Re: Ben Foster

For some reason, and it has always stuck in my head, I remember an outstanding save he made to Robbie Blake some time in the mid 2000s at Vicarage road when he was on loan there the first time around. Blake got his own back on 19th August 2009 - the ball had nearly bounced back out of the net by th...
by ChrisG
Sun Dec 20, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New England
Replies: 10
Views: 922

Re: New England

Send me an email to removed and I'll ping you a WeTransfer link back with it on.

I'll delete the email address from here if you can reply to this post
by ChrisG
Sun Dec 20, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New England
Replies: 10
Views: 922

Re: New England

I've got it ripped onto a hard drive, do could probably send it to you, but I've not got the actual CD any more if you wanted that?
by ChrisG
Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should we bring Howe back
Replies: 33
Views: 1658

Re: Should we bring Howe back

Hendrickxz wrote:
Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:19 am
I doubt his Mrs would let him. We don't have a Waitrose! :)
Pfft, Waitrose is a poor man's Booths.
by ChrisG
Tue Dec 15, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Amazon Prime
Replies: 76
Views: 4405

Re: Amazon Prime

I noticed this last night. Much easier than having to mess around firing the PS4 up
by ChrisG
Mon Dec 14, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Earliest BFC memories
Replies: 91
Views: 2017

Re: Earliest BFC memories

Rolling a Matchbox car down a near empty Bee Hole End, circa 87
by ChrisG
Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sendings off under Dyche
Replies: 35
Views: 1737

Re: Sendings off under Dyche

ClaretTony wrote:
Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:13 pm
He didn't get a red for that, he got a yellow and then got a second yellow for bringing someone down later in the game.
Either way, it wasn't a penalty or a yellow as you said further up the thread
by ChrisG
Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sendings off under Dyche
Replies: 35
Views: 1737

Re: Sendings off under Dyche

This was the Duff red card and penalty for hand ball
by ChrisG
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your favourite snack with beer.
Replies: 46
Views: 1130

Re: Your favourite snack with beer.

The General Williams was my local when I lived in England. I know Joan well, and knew her husband Mick who died a few years back. You're right she did make a cracking cheese and onion tea cake, I'd forgotten about those. Was a cracking boozer, I've not been in for 10 years mind. Aye, great guy was ...
by ChrisG
Sun Dec 13, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your favourite snack with beer.
Replies: 46
Views: 1130

Re: Your favourite snack with beer.

Loads of boozers used have butties behind the bar of a weekend. Joan in the General Williams made a cracking cheese and onion teacake.
by ChrisG
Thu Dec 10, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Upgrade on my Samsung S 8+
Replies: 60
Views: 1439

Re: Upgrade on my Samsung S 8+

Dual sims is one of the best innovations in phones for many a year. Early 2000s (2005 ?) I was at a telecomms conference (because there was cross-over with gas/power sector) and told the telecomms guys that I wanted a dual sim phone - made my point holding up my work phone in one hand and my person...
by ChrisG
Tue Dec 08, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religious Eleven
Replies: 86
Views: 1727

Re: Religious Eleven

Roque Satan Cruz
by ChrisG
Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lava Ignite Building
Replies: 106
Views: 5230

Re: Lava Ignite Building

I’m well aware of how the money gets distributed straight from the brewery, I’m talking about no taxes incurring, the cost to make & the delivery, if you sell in volume (which you would) you make more money in the long run, the pubs are going to the wall because of the prices, some are dead even at...
by ChrisG
Mon Dec 07, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lava Ignite Building
Replies: 106
Views: 5230

Re: Lava Ignite Building

Yes I certainly am, I’m suggesting the government set the level capped, perhaps more for wine & spirits, there’s no reason why a pint of lager or bitter should cost more than £1 I can brew it myself for about 30p a pint on a small scale so on a large scale it’ll cost carlsberg etc 10p or thereabout...
by ChrisG
Sat Dec 05, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man U
Replies: 18
Views: 1064

Re: Man U

Some pass from Mata for that Rashford goal too
by ChrisG
Mon Nov 30, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Away from home - what determines the colour we wear?
Replies: 28
Views: 1122

Re: Away from home - what determines the colour we wear?

Going back to Billy Hamilton’s time he once said they much preferred wearing yellow, especially under the lights as the kits stand out far more. We should have... home, yellow and white occasional third kit (which could serve multi season even if we need new shirts every season)... then fans could ...
by ChrisG
Mon Nov 30, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Away from home - what determines the colour we wear?
Replies: 28
Views: 1122

Re: Away from home - what determines the colour we wear?

Is there not some consideration given to the contrast between the two kits nowadays for folk who are colour blind?
by ChrisG
Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Upgrade on my Samsung S 8+
Replies: 60
Views: 1439

Re: Upgrade on my Samsung S 8+

Dazzler wrote:
Thu Nov 26, 2020 6:59 pm
Doesn't give an endurance rating for the 5g but I can't see it being all that great with a 4000mAh battery

https://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy ... -10044.php
I can only go from actual real world experience, and it's miles better than both the S8 and S10 I've had previously.
by ChrisG
Thu Nov 26, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Upgrade on my Samsung S 8+
Replies: 60
Views: 1439

Re: Upgrade on my Samsung S 8+

Dazzler wrote:
Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:29 pm
FE 5G ?

No, it's the standard S20 5G.
by ChrisG
Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Upgrade on my Samsung S 8+
Replies: 60
Views: 1439

Re: Upgrade on my Samsung S 8+

Yes,you'll be charging it up more often...poor battery endurance rating. https://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_s20-10081.php I have the S8 which has slightly better endurance but I'm looking at getting the Motorola G8 power which has a much better endurance rating. A mate of mine has one and he r...
by ChrisG
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1962 Cup Final Preparation
Replies: 26
Views: 1264

Re: 1962 Cup Final Preparation

I see the ice cream man is from Blackburn according to the sign on the wheel arch! I wonder if he sabotaged us with dodgy ice cream that lead to the defeat...
by ChrisG
Thu Nov 19, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not us
Replies: 9
Views: 1462

Re: Not us

I believe it is Ooooooo Balotelli, He's a striker, He's good at darts, An allergy to grass and when he plays he's f*cking class, He drives around Moss Side with a wallet full of cash... All references to his rather colourful career. Article here with the backstory to the song: https://www.theguardi...
by ChrisG
Tue Nov 17, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rashford
Replies: 64
Views: 3769

Re: Rashford

The 'highest rated' comments on the article provide a disturbing reading. One comment in particular made me despair. Commenter mentioning that Rashford should give up some of his personal wealth to fund the free school meals so that they didn't have to pay for other people's kids out of their taxes...
by ChrisG
Tue Nov 10, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Major Road closure
Replies: 90
Views: 8069

Re: Major Road closure

Weird seeing this thread today. I was only thinking about the road yesterday because of a friend's funeral this week. I know when I went to Alan Beecroft's in January the access to the crematorium was via Cemetery Lane off Rossy Road. Yes, I was at a funeral last Wednesday and the access was via th...
by ChrisG
Tue Nov 10, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: House Sale
Replies: 60
Views: 3329

Re: House Sale

Come on Bfcboyo, everyone is sat here waiting in anticipation for the Rightmove link so we can have a nosey