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by Billy Balfour
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hugging and Touching
Replies: 28
Views: 1036

Re: Hugging and Touching

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:58 pm
I don't mind their own team doing it but players and managers shouldn't be hugging and shaking hands with the opposition.
Blimey. Never realised we had Roy Keane posting here.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dickinson's real deal
Replies: 15
Views: 1663

Re: Dickinson's real deal

bob-the-scutter wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:53 pm
Makes you Wonder!
Only if you're very superstitious, but if you're struggling, you can always reach out, I’ll be there.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dickinson's real deal
Replies: 15
Views: 1663

Re: Dickinson's real deal

Poor Bob. He'd be quids in if he hadn't given in to his Temptations.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OT: Decent hiking boots?
Replies: 81
Views: 2413

Re: OT: Decent hiking boots?

I'm going to go for Scarpa Terra GTX.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OT: Decent hiking boots?
Replies: 81
Views: 2413

Re: OT: Decent hiking boots?

beddie wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:26 am
Billy. I'd be interested to see which make/style you eventually settle on if that's okay.
That's fine, Beddie. I'm going to look at reviews for the recommendations on here. I was only expecting a handful of posts. It's good to see so many recommendations. Cheers everyone.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Elite Sport To Stop
Replies: 99
Views: 5284

Re: Elite Sport To Stop

That photo just goes to show how selfish and utterly stupid some people are.
by Billy Balfour
Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OT: Decent hiking boots?
Replies: 81
Views: 2413

Re: OT: Decent hiking boots?

Some excellent advice on here. I'll check out all the recommendations. Many thanks to everyone.
by Billy Balfour
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OT: Decent hiking boots?
Replies: 81
Views: 2413

Re: OT: Decent hiking boots?

Last pair I got was from The Original Factory Shop in Padiham (near Tesco), a great pair of Karrimors. Lasted ages, now on their way out, £45. Good bargain. My old pair are Karrimor from when they were made locally and are probably the best hiking boots I've owned. Karrimor are now part of Sport Di...
by Billy Balfour
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OT: Decent hiking boots?
Replies: 81
Views: 2413

Re: OT: Decent hiking boots?

Cheers for all the input. I'll now do a bit of research.
by Billy Balfour
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OT: Decent hiking boots?
Replies: 81
Views: 2413

OT: Decent hiking boots?

I'm after a new pair of hiking boots now that my old pair have finally given up the ghost. I don't want to spend a fortune because I use hiking shoes for around 8 months of the year, so I'm looking at under the £150 mark for Gore-Tex lined? Cheers in advance.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's footy
Replies: 35
Views: 1439

Re: Tonight's footy

Apparently, 6 of Villa’s starting 11 have tested positive for Calpol.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Book Recommendations: Field Marshall Montgomery
Replies: 13
Views: 482

Re: Book Recommendations: Field Marshall Montgomery

I saw a Monty interview with the famous historian Lord Taylor where he describes how his experiences as an officer in the trenches in WW1 affected how he believed tactics needed to move away from using troops as cannon fodder. https://youtu.be/H1dz3pqbRaw That looks interesting, Mik. Thanks for pos...
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Book Recommendations: Field Marshall Montgomery
Replies: 13
Views: 482

Re: Book Recommendations: Field Marshall Montgomery

Another shout here for Beevor's Stalingrad and also his Berlin: The Downfall, 1945.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Book Recommendations: Field Marshall Montgomery
Replies: 13
Views: 482

Re: Book Recommendations: Field Marshall Montgomery

And he wasn't very fond of them either. Their dislike for him was mainly as a result of what they saw as indecisiveness and over attention to saving the lives of as many of his soldiers as possible whilst they were more inclined to be rather 'gung-ho' and overly careless of the lives of the troops ...
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PS5
Replies: 105
Views: 5357

Re: PS5

icu81b4 wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:35 am
Hi, Just to be clear, Do mean a refund for the PS5 or just a game (Cyberpunk?) ?
Cyberpunk.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PS5
Replies: 105
Views: 5357

Re: PS5

I received a full cash refund for mine last month. Can't see the point of having it sitting there doing nothing apart from depreciating in value when I'll be able to buy it for £20 or so by this time next year and by then it should be in a lot better shape.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football off? - Edit apparently still on.
Replies: 42
Views: 1695

Re: Football off? - Edit apparently still on.

Can you please go home now. We've taped off the area and made it safe.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joeys Gone
Replies: 51
Views: 4475

Re: Joeys Gone

He was persistently clobbered in that game and ended up giving a bit back.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football off? - Edit apparently still on.
Replies: 42
Views: 1695

Re: Football off? - Edit apparently still on.

Please move on. Nothing to see here.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New board, new approach - better communication!
Replies: 121
Views: 4831

Re: New board, new approach - better communication!

You are turning this thread into another mess.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Jan 04, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New board, new approach - better communication!
Replies: 121
Views: 4831

Re: New board, new approach - better communication!

Delighted with the response to this. Many of you know just how much I’ve banged the drum on the issue of gambling endorsement, over the last couple of years. I won’t stop until it’s addressed. This is a pleading step forward... I very much appreciate you banging on about this issue. On another note...
by Billy Balfour
Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pace interview
Replies: 316
Views: 13185

Re: Pace interview

I hope they keep up this level of communication. Keeping fans informed is a sure way of keeping us onboard. None of this 'us and them'. I like what I'm hearing and it's a case of so far, so good. Only time will tell, but long may it continue.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Jan 03, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joel Randall (son of Ady)
Replies: 43
Views: 3280

Re: Joel Randall (son of Ady)

An old relative of ours knew him quite well when he was playing for us. He got on with Ady and described him as a likable lad who would probably be happier driving a combine harvester than playing football.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Jan 01, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What about the smaller shareholders?
Replies: 50
Views: 2983

Re: What about the smaller shareholders?

I think they were £200 per share in the 90’s rights issue. Cheers for that. Like I said though. It was so they could feel that they 'owned' part of the club rather than an investment. In fact, I think one of my uncles still has his share certificate framed and hanging on his hallway wall. Now you w...
by Billy Balfour
Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What about the smaller shareholders?
Replies: 50
Views: 2983

Re: What about the smaller shareholders?

There's a couple of relatives of ours who bought shares (or a share) back in the 90s. I least I think it was in the 90s, though it might have been the early 2000s. I think they paid £100 per share. The share purchase was always only a vanity holding and in no way whatsoever an investment, but now th...
by Billy Balfour
Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wilder interview.
Replies: 33
Views: 3319

Re: Wilder interview.

They might end up doing Derby a favour this season.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Female commentator tonight
Replies: 41
Views: 2504

Re: Female commentator tonight

Mind you, she could have said it was because they hadn't been out on a 10 pint lash. #'Good' Old Days.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Female commentator tonight
Replies: 41
Views: 2504

Re: Female commentator tonight

I think she was talking about the new signings.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Female commentator tonight
Replies: 41
Views: 2504

Re: Female commentator tonight

She's good and knowledgeable.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rebranding Burnley
Replies: 64
Views: 3162

Re: Rebranding Burnley

Or bears.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rebranding Burnley
Replies: 64
Views: 3162

Re: Rebranding Burnley

bf2k wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:53 pm
This reminds me of the Pro Evo games for the playstation where we're called Lancashire Clarets.
Blimey. I was just about to post the very same thing.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7595
Views: 519416

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Let's hope it all works out and we end up with some much needed investment in the squad this January.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Dec 27, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: A first Burnley league game for referee Jones
Replies: 187
Views: 5812

Re: ARTICLE: A first Burnley league game for referee Jones

Might as well turn VAR off when we are playing. Absolute joke.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 707
Views: 11761

Re: Leeds versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Well there you go. Leeds Man of the Match: Robert Jones.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Dec 27, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 707
Views: 11761

Re: Leeds versus MIGHTY CLARETS

This is a joke.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Does anybody else find Man City boring?
Replies: 32
Views: 1459

Re: Does anybody else find Man City boring?

For Man City it’s controlling football, passing it around at the back and completely overwhelming opponents. This then pushes games against Burnley for example to the front of your mind and whilst it can be “boring” purely because it’s so easy for them. I agree. They make it look too easy. If anyon...
by Billy Balfour
Tue Dec 22, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche’s flat...
Replies: 53
Views: 3381

Re: Dyche’s flat...

Yeah he sold it a few years ago. I remember a newspaper linking to the estate agent photos. If I correctly recall, the furnishing made it look like a bit of a kitsch palace, their names or initials sawn into the carpet weave, kind of thing.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds United predictions
Replies: 86
Views: 4162

Re: Leeds United predictions

0-0.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: An All Round Excellent Performance
Replies: 28
Views: 1386

Re: An All Round Excellent Performance

A very decent performance, though I could have done without the stress of the last five minutes :).
by Billy Balfour
Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: That penalty.
Replies: 94
Views: 4009

Re: That penalty.

I bet Benson was more relieved than the rest of us put together when the final whistle blew.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Dec 21, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions vs Wolves
Replies: 19
Views: 695

Re: Predictions vs Wolves

1-0. UTC!
by Billy Balfour
Sat Dec 19, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dead mans shoes movie
Replies: 36
Views: 1878

Re: Dead mans shoes movie

LeadBelly wrote:
Sat Dec 19, 2020 11:53 am
Cannot bring myself to watch the "remake".
I know what you mean. Why anyone want to remake such a timeless classic of the British film industry is beyond me.
by Billy Balfour
Sat Dec 19, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dead mans shoes movie
Replies: 36
Views: 1878

Re: Dead mans shoes movie

I watched Get Carter last year. It is, or was, on Amazon Prime. What a film - the acting, the script, the cinematography and last but not least, the awesome mood setting music.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Dec 16, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OMG What a meltdown
Replies: 27
Views: 2714

Re: OMG What a meltdown

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by Billy Balfour
Mon Dec 14, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire police in IPTV crackdown...
Replies: 81
Views: 4999

Re: Lancashire police in IPTV crackdown...

No one is going to prison to five years. It's unlikely they'll even follow it up. Just got lucky with the email addresses and did a press release, that's about it. I'd be surprised if the guy running the IPTV even gets more than a fine. Oh I'm fully aware of the unlikelihood of anyone being sent to...
by Billy Balfour
Mon Dec 14, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Could Arsenal go down?
Replies: 80
Views: 2724

Re: Could Arsenal go down?

Arteta will be gone if they don't pick up at least 4 points from their next two games - Southampton (H) and Everton (A).
by Billy Balfour
Mon Dec 14, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire police in IPTV crackdown...
Replies: 81
Views: 4999

Re: Lancashire police in IPTV crackdown...

I'll be serious for a moment. Criminalising people with up to five in prison, for what should be a copyright offence, is utterly OTT. End users of 'illegal' IPTV services should be dealt with under civil law, not the criminal court. The law is protecting the large corps here while also making itself...
by Billy Balfour
Mon Dec 14, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire police in IPTV crackdown...
Replies: 81
Views: 4999

Re: Lancashire police in IPTV crackdown...

Dad, why are you going to prison?

Son, I committed a horrendous and utterly despicable crime.

Oh no, dad. What did you do?

I subscribed to an IPTV service.