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by exilecanada
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 574
Views: 8134

Re: England v New Zealand

I haven’t seen a cricket match in possibly 4 decades, I was a huge fan back in the day. I was following the last few overs and Super Over via text on Sky website………………..I bet that was fun to watch! I’m hoping highlights can be found online somewhere…………….possibly YouTube?

Congrat’s England :D
by exilecanada
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bob Entwistle - a second Lancashire cricketer dies
Replies: 9
Views: 655

Re: Bob Entwistle - a second Lancashire cricketer dies

Remember Bob from school days, he was a couple of years above me at Towneley .Neil Whalley another good cricketer was also at Towneley around this time.Frank Saul was our PE teacher who I believe played cricket for Todmorden at one time. RIP Bob. Bob Entwistle brings back memories of Burnley cricke...
by exilecanada
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What is your second favorite sport
Replies: 64
Views: 1261

Re: What is your second favorite sport

Golf
by exilecanada
Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.
Replies: 41
Views: 831

Re: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.

????? Similarities between Baseball and Cricket ????? Now there is something I fail to grasp. Well, think about it…………….pitcher (bowler) throws a circular object with protruding seams towards the batter (batter) at a rather large rate of speed (unless in cricket parlance, the bowler is a spinner, w...
by exilecanada
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.
Replies: 41
Views: 831

Re: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.

This thread is gaining legs :) Believe me, I’m not ‘bigging up’ baseball, nor putting down cricket. I was a huge cricket fan back in the day. I have wonderful memories of Lancs League cricket when Lance Gibbs, Charlie Griffiths, Wes Hall, Conrad Hunte, et al ruled the roost. I find the similarities ...
by exilecanada
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.
Replies: 41
Views: 831

Re: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.

I went to a match whist in America. It was very dull. A bit like test cricket but with even less excitement. I couldn’t believe how rarely they actually hit the ball. Even most of the crowd didn’t show up until half way through. Now we’re cooking :lol: That’s exactly what I wanted to get to about b...
by exilecanada
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.
Replies: 41
Views: 831

Re: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.

Spijed wrote:Often with a good punch-up thrown in for good measure! :)


I used to be a hockey fan until the ‘punch ups’ became intolerable. Some NHL rules have changed in order to accentuate more skill than brute force. Maple Leafs still suck though :D Raptors are the big game in town. :lol:
by exilecanada
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.
Replies: 41
Views: 831

Re: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.

Bosscat wrote:That is the fantastic sport that is LACROSSE.



Lacrosse is Canada's official national sport, although many would assume ice hockey.
by exilecanada
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.
Replies: 41
Views: 831

Re: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.

When you see some of the catches taken at the cricket world cup it somewhat shows up the frailties of baseball if they need to wear a big bucket on their hand! Thank you, I was expecting the baseball/cricket reference. Both games aren’t too dissimilar, for instance the distance from wicket to wicke...
by exilecanada
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.
Replies: 41
Views: 831

Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.

I don’t know if any of you guys saw the Yankees/Red Sox baseball games in London this weekend. I’m sure many may have seen games while on their travels in the U.S. I’m curious as to what you guys think of the game in general. Personally I enjoy the game, I’ll add my comments if this thread shows any...
by exilecanada
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: U.S. Open Golf Tipping League
Replies: 52
Views: 1331

Re: U.S. Open Golf Tipping League

Kudos to USGA for not messing with this course, as they have for the previous 3 US Opens. Greens are drying out, guys can’t leave approach shots above the hole, getting quicker down the small, sloping greens and the rough is penal. This US Open has a British Open feel about it, no question, ‘surviva...
by exilecanada
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: USA v Thailand
Replies: 51
Views: 1337

Re: USA v Thailand

Vegas Claret wrote:Man City 9 Burton 0

they are paid to win games, entertain and score as many as possible - nothing whatsoever to be ashamed about, ridiculous statement - not their fault Thailand are crap




Ya, Thailand are crap at footy, no need to run up the score like that!! Makes a mockery of the game!
by exilecanada
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: USA v Thailand
Replies: 51
Views: 1337

Re: USA v Thailand

13-0 now! That's disgraceful, Yanks should be ashamed of themselves for running up the score!!! :shock:


Typical Yank attitude, bigger must be better :oops:
by exilecanada
Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All time classic LP's
Replies: 119
Views: 3383

Re: All time classic LP's

Wow guys, such a selection of brilliant music from years past. Ones taste in music changes over the decades, however the titles below still provide me a great deal of listening pleasure. “How long has this been going on” – Van Morrison, with Georgie Fame and friends. “MTV Unplugged” – Tony Bennet. “...
by exilecanada
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If Jimmy McIlroy was playing today...
Replies: 30
Views: 1286

Re: If Jimmy McIlroy was playing today...

My abiding memory of Mac was making his way to the by-line at the Cricket Field end receiving the ball from Adamson and dancing his way along the line taking several defenders out of the game before sliding a pin point pass to a Pointer or a Robson for a simple finish. That happened on a regular ba...
by exilecanada
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: champions league final prediction
Replies: 113
Views: 2379

Re: champions league final prediction

Brilliant, that’s # 6 for Liverpool. :lol:

Sure, It was a poor game to watch ………………………but I bet the Citeh executives are wondering how they can spend even more ‘nodding donkey’ $$ to get their hands on just one CL Championship. :D
by exilecanada
Mon May 27, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?
Replies: 54
Views: 1881

Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Christie brand 'Chips Ahoy' chocolate chip cookies.

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by exilecanada
Mon May 27, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle to be sold
Replies: 32
Views: 3847

Re: Newcastle to be sold

Newcastle = THE sleeping giant. I’ll agree with that! For a couple of years I’ve been wondering when someone with extremely deep pockets would invest In Newcastle United. They have all the potential to be a massive club on the high stakes footy stage. Well supported, decent facility, strong history...
by exilecanada
Sat May 18, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019 US PGA golf
Replies: 12
Views: 675

Re: 2019 US PGA golf

HunterST_BFC wrote:The yelling dumb NY yanks in the crowd are ruining this event.
Thick, stupid and not at all funny - just gobby. Moronic.



What do you expect from ‘muricans’? They get bored if they’re not running around shooting people!
by exilecanada
Sat May 18, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019 US PGA golf
Replies: 12
Views: 675

Re: 2019 US PGA golf

Kudos to PGA of America. Bethpage Black is a perfect venue for a major championship, the organizers haven’t tried to trick it up, the course is out there in front of the players. Sure, the rough is penal due to abnormal amounts of spring rain, let nature decide the scores. As in all levels of golf, ...
by exilecanada
Sat May 18, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good Luck Citeh today
Replies: 116
Views: 3499

Re: Good Luck Citeh today

A total embarrassment to the game. When are the hierarchy going to realize money has ruined the game for the average fan, limit the number foreign players and come up with some sort of spending cap. Oh ya, I’m dreaming, it won’t happen as long as pockets are being lined. Football League forefathers ...
by exilecanada
Fri May 17, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019 US PGA golf
Replies: 12
Views: 675

Re: 2019 US PGA golf

tiger76 wrote:Koepka has laid down a marker,but Danny Lee is only a shot back,hope Fleetwood can maintain his form,but Brooks will be tough to stop now.




Oh no, no, no. 3 rounds to go, a couple of bad swings and trouble abounds. I can see -2 or -3 winning this one. Steady as you go over 4 rounds wins
by exilecanada
Thu May 16, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019 US PGA golf
Replies: 12
Views: 675

2019 US PGA golf

Bethpage Black should be a good test for these guys, long and penal if they stray off the fairways. Abnormal amount of spring rain only made the rough more lush and thick. Greens aren’t as fast as they’d normally be and they’re more receptive again due to the rain. Who are you guys rooting for? As u...
by exilecanada
Thu May 16, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Derby v Leeds
Replies: 266
Views: 8162

Re: Derby v Leeds

Should "Lampard's Derby" beat Villa at Wembly, that'll be next seasons bottom three sorted.

:lol:
by exilecanada
Thu May 16, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran
Replies: 130
Views: 6277

Re: War with Iran

Trump’s a crook, always been a crook, lies through his teeth, his attention span is that of a rodent. He ‘cut his teeth’ studying Mussolini, the father of fascism. However he covers his tracks very well, the only way he’ll be nailed is through tax offences…………..shades of Al Capone! Trump’s an all ar...
by exilecanada
Thu May 16, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extremist Abortion Laws
Replies: 70
Views: 2172

Re: Extremist Abortion Laws

If Kentucky, Tennessee and others in the deep south bible belt follow Alabama’s lead, look for the ‘Useless State of Merica’ population to triple in the next few generations.
by exilecanada
Wed May 15, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cats Whiskers/The Hop Reunion 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1655

Re: Cats Whiskers/The Hop Reunion 2019

ElectroClaret wrote:Give us a shout when there's a Circ/Rose Room/Angels
bash. That'd be more like it..... 8-)



I’d consider making the trip for a Circ reunion :D

Fun times for sure. :lol:
by exilecanada
Tue May 14, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 719
Views: 53319

Re: Bolton

BWFC have set up a food bank for the staff. Given the huge money in foorball today this is beyond scandalous. https://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/17637911.bolton-wanderers-set-up-emergency-food-bank-for-unpaid-staff/ That is really incredible! This should go as a reminder how fortunate we are to s...
by exilecanada
Sun May 12, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Replies: 39
Views: 3309

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Man U lost against Cardiff today, I wonder if Man U have the guts to fire OGS?

:shock:
by exilecanada
Fri May 10, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 10 Years ago
Replies: 4
Views: 716

Re: 10 Years ago

Hard to believe that it is 10 years ago on the 25th of May 2009 that we were at Wembley for the play off final. Probably the best football day of my life as it was for thousands of other Burnley fans. I understand that Steven Caldwell our captain that day is coming over specially from Canada for th...
by exilecanada
Fri May 10, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Extended stay for Bardsley
Replies: 42
Views: 2897

Re: ARTICLE: Extended stay for Bardsley

Bardsley’s inspired performance vs Liverpool was a key element in salvaging this season. For that performance alone, he earned his contract extension. He may be on the downside of his career, and a tackle away from a red card, however he’s proved to be an important part of Dyche’s squad.
by exilecanada
Thu May 09, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pet hates in Football
Replies: 96
Views: 2526

Re: Pet hates in Football

Players surrounding the referee attempting to influence a decision should be banned. Only the team captain or his designate (assistant captain) should be allowed to speak to the ref.

Oh, and ‘simulation’, but that goes without saying.
by exilecanada
Thu May 09, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Champion’s League Final: Who Do You Want To Prevail?
Replies: 68
Views: 1658

Re: Champion’s League Final: Who Do You Want To Prevail?

Liverpool all the way for me.

Why? I like the way they play. I like Klopps’ enthusiasm. I like watching Mo Salah play, his ball control in close quarters is amazing to watch. I like James Milner, the epitome of an English footy player, not fancy, solid, shows up for work every game.
by exilecanada
Thu May 09, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Prince Harry
Replies: 42
Views: 2544

Re: Prince Harry

Any bets regarding names for the next one………………….. Jughead, Betty or Veronica?

http://archiecomics.com/characters/

:D
by exilecanada
Wed May 08, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ajax Spurs
Replies: 162
Views: 3661

Re: Ajax Spurs

Incredible!!!!!!!
by exilecanada
Wed May 08, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ajax Spurs
Replies: 162
Views: 3661

Re: Ajax Spurs

tim_noone wrote:Never seen two European semi finals like these absolutely brilliant stuff...



+1. Showcases footy at it's absolute best :D
by exilecanada
Wed May 08, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ajax Spurs
Replies: 162
Views: 3661

Re: Ajax Spurs

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Ajax have reverted to Total Hoofball :lol:



Dyche moonlights as an Ajax assistant coach :D
by exilecanada
Wed May 08, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Prince Harry
Replies: 42
Views: 2544

Re: Prince Harry

Archie is a cool name, quite an ‘about face’ from the traditional Royal names, good for Harry and Meaghan, although I’m sure Liz gave them enough space to choose a name considering Archie’s chance of ever being King are somewhere between slim and none. I had to chuckle at post #24, ‘Claret Toni’ sug...
by exilecanada
Tue May 07, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Barca
Replies: 121
Views: 4259

Re: Liverpool v Barca

Spijed wrote:As Liverpool haven't won the league in decades it's what they are desperate to win, surely?



True enough. But how many time have 'Pool won the CL since PL inception and CL changed format? Big games for big clubs!
by exilecanada
Tue May 07, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Barca
Replies: 121
Views: 4259

Re: Liverpool v Barca

Spijed wrote:
If Liverpool win the CL & Man City win the Premier league I bet both clubs would swap positions in a heartbeat!



I'm not too sure about that! Surely winning CL is the most revered prize in club footy. The oil fields may have dried up by the time City have got close to 6 CL titles.
by exilecanada
Tue May 07, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Barca
Replies: 121
Views: 4259

Re: Liverpool v Barca

Brilliant result, way to go 'Pool :D Many Klopp haters, but the guy has enthusiasm to burn, good for him and his players!

An Ajax/Liverpool would turn the clock back!
by exilecanada
Fri May 03, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Toffeescouse
Replies: 230
Views: 5375

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Toffeescouse

Spijed wrote:We would have played far better had we needed to get a result, as the game against Chelsea showed.



Spot on! We do what we need to do in order to assure survival. Rinse and repeat next season. Last season was an anomaly, everything went our way, this season we worked for survival.
by exilecanada
Thu May 02, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who's drunk?
Replies: 29
Views: 1533

Re: Who's drunk?

I drink Polish beer, brand name Lezajsk.
by exilecanada
Thu May 02, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions for Everton v Burnley ?
Replies: 26
Views: 1333

Re: Predictions for Everton v Burnley ?

I’m more interested in the team Dyche puts out than the score-line. Now that safety is assured, I can see Vydra getting a start, with the possibility of Pope in net……in the ‘shop window’, so to speak. The lads are playing for their bonus money, so I assume they’ll give an effort.
by exilecanada
Wed May 01, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sheffield
Replies: 14
Views: 1673

Re: Burnley v Sheffield

I was following the text commentary on Sky website while at work doing my best to concentrate on work duties. The boys were back in the big time!

A memorable day for me! Who knew what a roller coaster the next decade would bring?
by exilecanada
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope or Hart?
Replies: 80
Views: 3809

Re: Pope or Hart?

The Pope/Heaton/Hart could be a real dilemma for the club. Heaton’s obviously #1, club captain, well respected, is at the top of his game and at his prime as far as a goalies age go. Hart has little or no value on the open market. Pope’s an unknown quantity at the moment, who knows if he’s back to f...
by exilecanada
Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Proud
Replies: 27
Views: 2847

Re: Proud

Proud is the correct word, brilliant performance today, let’s not forget City needed the win today more than we needed a point. I had to chuckle about Dyche’s post game interview saying City had 4 CB’s on late in the game to protect a 1-0 lead against ‘little Burnley’. As for Barnes, there’s not a ...
by exilecanada
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Mancy city
Replies: 104
Views: 3466

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Mancy city

Nothing to be ashamed of, they're light years ahead of us in the skill dept.
by exilecanada
Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Mancy city
Replies: 104
Views: 3466

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Mancy city

icu81b4 wrote:Looks like it should have been a pen on the replay



Stonewall penalty, we dodged a bullet!

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