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by levraiclaret
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hong Kong protests
Replies: 13
Views: 656

Re: Hong Kong protests

Surprised main land China has not taken over. They need to as the place seems to becoming ungovernable Like it or lump it HK is part of China and the Chinese will sort it sooner or later HK is only ungovernable due to the actions of the Chinese government. They contracted not to change the governme...
by levraiclaret
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2458
Views: 259753

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Hull join Cardiff in the "we signed a player then something happened over which we had no control so we are not going to fulfil the terms of the Sale agreement" club https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/sportsnews/article-7691257/Hull-City-refuse-pay-Barnsley-200k-transfer-fee-instalment-can...
by levraiclaret
Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hong Kong protests
Replies: 13
Views: 656

Re: Hong Kong protests

Aclaret wrote:The protesters should be careful, the Chinese don't fcuk about, remember Tiananmen Square.

I remember and feel that Hong Kong is facing a rock/hard place choice.
by levraiclaret
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Socrates
Replies: 59
Views: 1831

Re: FAO Socrates

Best wishes for a full recovery Socrates.
by levraiclaret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Simon Jordan
Replies: 13
Views: 2015

Re: Simon Jordan

Jakubclaret wrote:Deservedly so, quite a difficult choice really, reading all the match reports from the weekend, it's quite a surprise Reece James never got mentioned I believe he had an outstanding game yesterday.


I think he was one of Danny Kelly's picks.
by levraiclaret
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coach & Horses Soul Night
Replies: 4
Views: 334

Re: Coach & Horses Soul Night

I'll play them when I get back from Sheffield, ta.
by levraiclaret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Derby sack Richard Keogh
Replies: 93
Views: 3886

Re: Derby sack Richard Keogh

Is it normal for someone to be on full pay for 9 months whilst they are unable to perform their duties due to illness or injury? The most I have seen is 3 months.
by levraiclaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Duff
Replies: 27
Views: 6330

Re: Mike Duff

Cheltenham up to 2nd after 3-0 win last noght
by levraiclaret
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester (away) - General Info Thread
Replies: 42
Views: 3644

Re: Leicester (away) - General Info Thread

JamesSherbourne wrote:Have you still got a spare please ?


Sorry only just seen this, but yes if you can collect from Earl Shilton in the next couple of hours. It is over 65 though.
by levraiclaret
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester (away) - General Info Thread
Replies: 42
Views: 3644

Re: Leicester (away) - General Info Thread

mkmel wrote:Last minute decision to see if I go so can you pay at the gate on the day?


I have a spare 65+ ticket you can have foc if it helps. I can post it today or you can collect on Saturday morning before 11:30am (I live near Leicester if you are driving).
by levraiclaret
Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester (away) - General Info Thread
Replies: 42
Views: 3644

Re: Leicester (away) - General Info Thread

Anybody got any tips for parking? I drove into Leicester yesterday and there are major road works in the Western Boulevard /Eastern Boulevard area which border the River Soar near to the King Power. It would be better to park in the city centre and walk to the Stadium. If you drive in from the west...
by levraiclaret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kamara
Replies: 18
Views: 2567

Re: Kamara

He also espouses the notion that if there is contact "you are entitled to go down". And that ain't right.
by levraiclaret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarky's attitude.
Replies: 23
Views: 3902

Re: Tarky's attitude.

Lord Beamish wrote:I said this to Pa Beamish, last year.


So you were wrong then.
by levraiclaret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We're all going on a European Tour
Replies: 56
Views: 3256

Re: We're all going on a European Tour

Yes, the trips to Aberdeen, Istanbul and Athens were truly immense and most enjoyable, the club and us supporters will be better prepared next time.
by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ashley Westwood and Aston Villa
Replies: 52
Views: 4578

Re: Ashley Westwood and Aston Villa

I rate both Stanislas and JBG to be frank.
by levraiclaret
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Duff
Replies: 27
Views: 6330

Re: Mike Duff

2-0 win at Plymouth sees them up to 3rd. MD's after match comments courtesy the Football League Paper: "i think it's fair to say no-one saw this run coming, but we'll see where it takes us. We are not making anything of it. The mantra has stayed the same 'just win the next game' and it was the...
by levraiclaret
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Duff
Replies: 27
Views: 6330

Mike Duff

Not seen it mentioned but seems to be doing a fine job at Cheltenham, early days I know but he has got them into the play off places.

Good to see, I hope this continues.
by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Friday Night is Music Night
Replies: 19
Views: 843

Re: Friday Night is Music Night

Time to shuffle off, one more for the road

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQZBaJAngH8
by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Friday Night is Music Night
Replies: 19
Views: 843

Re: Friday Night is Music Night

A hymn to Rock n Roll from the Chairman of the Board

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aa17h1n5kCw
by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Friday Night is Music Night
Replies: 19
Views: 843

Re: Friday Night is Music Night

Muscle Shoals finest with a hymn to sobriety

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdwnGG29Upw
by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Friday Night is Music Night
Replies: 19
Views: 843

Re: Friday Night is Music Night

by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Friday Night is Music Night
Replies: 19
Views: 843

Re: Friday Night is Music Night

Bin Ont Turf wrote:It's brilliant, there's no getting away from that.

But, I'd be struggling in a world that didn't have the intro, music and backing singers to that song. ;)


We can have both

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fycwUzK50A
by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Friday Night is Music Night
Replies: 19
Views: 843

Re: Friday Night is Music Night

Welcome FunkyD, on the same theme here is

Johnny Cash's take on Kris Kristofferson's "Sunday Morning Coming Down"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ED5s1-F ... FA&index=1
by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Friday Night is Music Night
Replies: 19
Views: 843

Re: Friday Night is Music Night

More WZ: don't it make you want to Rock n Roll some?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0FaVI9ae24
by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Friday Night is Music Night
Replies: 19
Views: 843

Re: Friday Night is Music Night

Some Warren Zevon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0J3ossUzhU

The one with "Mystics and Statistics" in the lyrics.
by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Friday Night is Music Night
Replies: 19
Views: 843

Re: Friday Night is Music Night

The other day I saw on twitter a clip of Marvin Gaye doing "I heard it through the Grapevine" with the backing track and vocals removed.

Here it is

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87FjkqtK67o

You're welcome.
by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Friday Night is Music Night
Replies: 19
Views: 843

Re: Friday Night is Music Night

And on the theme of high

Here are Kasey Musgrave and John Prine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6A-pRJxCKR8
by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Friday Night is Music Night
Replies: 19
Views: 843

Friday Night is Music Night

I haven't seen any music threads recently.

So here goes, introducing the Highwomen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yljWf3_flbM
by levraiclaret
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How long will we accept this?
Replies: 117
Views: 7493

Re: How long will we accept this?

ZizkovClaret wrote:That XI should have been good enough to beat a League One team


They would if they were a team and had played 4 or 5 competitive matches together first, but they were 11 decent players that have probably not played one competitive match together.
by levraiclaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal (away) - General Info Thread
Replies: 36
Views: 3419

Re: No Parking at Cockfosters Station

Two or three years ago I used to street park near Tuffnell Park station until the station closed for refurbishment. I used the junction with Breknock road for the satnav.
by levraiclaret
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski
Replies: 90
Views: 13306

Re: Tarkowski

"Ake and Tarkowski are City targets" headline from this morning's Leicester Mercury

"Rodgers is wary the world record fee for Maguire could see other clubs inflate their prices, and City are determined not to overspend"

Sauce for the goose, say I.
by levraiclaret
Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The new season predicted by AI
Replies: 30
Views: 2662

Re: The new season predicted by AI

You're spot on, but there were still some poor showings during that good post Christmas run (Newcastle away, Goodison) and it was the midfield which looked below par. I'm not picking on him, but Cork got visibly slower and slower as a long hard season wore on and I'm concerned where that will leave...
by levraiclaret
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2458
Views: 259753

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Royboyclaret wrote:Absolute madness, although to be fair (and to our credit), it's not something we are heavily involved in.

Probably our outlay was the least of the PL clubs over that period.


I wonder if this has any bearing on our difficulties in the transfer market?
by levraiclaret
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Democracy and Brexit
Replies: 259
Views: 6819

Re: Democracy and Brexit

There seems to be plenty of wealthy folk that don't want to pay their fair share of tax but do want to live/work in this country. Put them between a rock and a hard place.
by levraiclaret
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paypal - scam?
Replies: 13
Views: 1638

Re: Paypal - scam?

fatboy47 wrote:I think it's kosher.

Ring them and confirm your identity, just to be on the safe side.


Such a wives and girlfriends.
by levraiclaret
Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stronger than last season
Replies: 159
Views: 11809

Re: Stronger than last season

We made an £11m bid for Barcelona's 20-year-old Spanish winger Marc Cucurella before he decided to move to Getafe on a season-long loan.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/gossip
by levraiclaret
Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our club could learn this lesson.
Replies: 34
Views: 3246

Re: Our club could learn this lesson.

FactualFrank wrote:Why not just let everybody in for free and be done with this charging lark.


The ground would no longer be big enough.
by levraiclaret
Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarky on the move?
Replies: 140
Views: 11340

Re: Tarky on the move?

TalkSport reporting Utd and Leicester have agreed the fee for slabhead.
by levraiclaret
Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Favourite covers
Replies: 71
Views: 4852

Re: Favourite covers

That's Alright Mama Elvis Presley a cover of Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup The one that started it all.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmopYuF4BzY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxHQUvCkV20
by levraiclaret
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 461499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Well it's not a list, but okay. Is the first one not protected by contract law anyway? I thought it was. The WTD is a significant one, yes. But we must remember nobody was compelled to work long hours before it was brought in. I'd still quite like a list, though. The first was not effectively cover...
by levraiclaret
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T Book Publishing Advice
Replies: 38
Views: 1577

Re: O/T Book Publishing Advice

beddie wrote:BFCmaj. I think RodleyDave is your man for advice. Just put a new post on here f.a.o. Good luck with it, oh and I'd love to play the guitar, will you give a pensioner like me some free lessons :D


Dave Thomas is a good shout as he has has many books published in all formats.
by levraiclaret
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 461499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Are you able to provide a list of EU workers' rights? Just a straightforward list? I wouldn't be too daunted, they're very limited compared to our own standards, or even those of the US. They mostly relate to outlawing discrimination, something the UK attained on its own yonks ago. Two off the top ...
by levraiclaret
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your all-time favourite piece of music?
Replies: 60
Views: 3708

Re: Your all-time favourite piece of music?

I love "Thunder Road" but it's Elvis for me

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XA5HErVE9oI
by levraiclaret
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your all-time favourite piece of music?
Replies: 60
Views: 3708

Re: Your all-time favourite piece of music?

Or maybe Emmylou - Boulder to Birmingham

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0oemBPggGI
by levraiclaret
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Design a Burnley shirt with Burnley shirts
Replies: 36
Views: 2660

Re: Design a Burnley shirt with Burnley shirts

Can they do them without the betting adverts?
by levraiclaret
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would you rather
Replies: 6
Views: 676

Re: Would you rather

Jay and Jack isn't as good but still illuminating.

i guess there will be more,
by levraiclaret
Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would you rather
Replies: 6
Views: 676

Would you rather

Ashley and Ashley on ClaretsPlayer.

Very entertaining.

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