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by ClaretTony
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky 402 today at 4pm Clarets v Man Utd 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 113

Re: Sky 402 today at 4pm Clarets v Man Utd 2009

It's on regularly and also available at any time on catch up
by ClaretTony
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Injured players still out for Watford
Replies: 7
Views: 568

ARTICLE: Injured players still out for Watford

None of the three injured players expected to return this week

See link
http://www.uptheclarets.com/injured-pla ... or-watford
by ClaretTony
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Modern homes bad smells and eight goals
Replies: 11
Views: 376

Re: ARTICLE: Modern homes bad smells and eight goals

An 'I was there' moment for me. With my dad in the Longside near the halfway line towards the front. Forest wore all white with red trimmings and their No7, Billy Gray, used to play for us so dad kept telling me. The sun shone brightly on an afternoon that was more like Spring than late Autumn. I w...
by ClaretTony
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General William's, Manchester Rd
Replies: 30
Views: 1785

Re: General William's, Manchester Rd

I think they were. Seems we're of the same vintage. DD could have stood for Drunken Dennis as he definitely had a taste for what he was selling! One of my errands when I was kid was to get my Gran's carry outs in the early evening but he sometimes opened late, especially if he'd had a few at luncht...
by ClaretTony
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Eric gets on his bike for the Clarets
Replies: 10
Views: 862

Re: ARTICLE: Eric gets on his bike for the Clarets

What a great feature. Remember him from the times when you got to know more or less all the faces following Burnley away in football’s basement leagues. You couldn't miss him could you? I'm not sure when he stopped going to the away games, he'd not been on the Turf for three or four years before he...
by ClaretTony
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General William's, Manchester Rd
Replies: 30
Views: 1785

Re: General William's, Manchester Rd

Spent a good few hours in there when I was younger, particularly when I was underage as the landlord at the time (Dennis) was quite "flexible" If you had money in your pocket he was happy to relieve you of it. Thanks for that - was trying to remember the name of the landlord when I first ...
by ClaretTony
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Modern homes bad smells and eight goals
Replies: 11
Views: 376

Re: ARTICLE: Modern homes bad smells and eight goals

I enjoy reading the context of local/national news in these articles-thanks CT. (Not sure how the violent groom and best man got away with a fine whilst the guys stealing a few quids worth of stuff were banged up though). I remember that game, as a 9 yo I was towards the back of the Beehole end fai...
by ClaretTony
Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Fans & Hate Crime
Replies: 54
Views: 1218

Re: Burnley Fans & Hate Crime

joey13 wrote:I’m not surprised either, after witnessing some appalling behaviour at Villa


Even worse at Sheffield United
by ClaretTony
Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Modern homes bad smells and eight goals
Replies: 11
Views: 376

ARTICLE: Modern homes bad smells and eight goals

Back to 1959 and what was a fantastic day for the Clarets

See link
http://www.uptheclarets.com/modern-home ... ight-goals
by ClaretTony
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jose New Spurs Manager
Replies: 93
Views: 2259

Re: Jose New Spurs Manager

UpTheClaretsFCBK wrote:Very pleased to see Jose back. Whatever you think about him, he's very entertaining.


Do you really find him entertaining?
by ClaretTony
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley - Ticket Information
Replies: 111
Views: 6027

Re: 2019/20: Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley - Ticket Information

not in use until change in law - but can be implemented within an hour should the need arise - see following 2 articles: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/tottenham-hotspur-can-convert-to-safe-standing-within-an-hour-vc5hfpmsl#:~:targetText=Unlike%20the%20vertical%20rail%20seats,and%20locked%20to%...
by ClaretTony
Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pochettino sacked!
Replies: 110
Views: 3014

Re: Pochettino sacked!

Totally agree with what your saying,but from a Burnley perspective do you not think if dyche left burnley, it would all fall apart ? It will be a very difficult time for us when Dyche does leave. His achievements at our club are phenomenal and he’s done it very much the Dyche way. Selecting and app...
by ClaretTony
Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jose New Spurs Manager
Replies: 93
Views: 2259

Re: Jose New Spurs Manager

Yesterday's man and a relationship that can only end in tears. As for Pochettino nobody can seem to nail down exactly why events have changed so dramatically in the last 12 months, but Harry Redknapp came out with something quite insightful on The Debate tonight. He 'knows' that the Man United job ...
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: NZ vs England (1st test) 10 PM GMT
Replies: 44
Views: 1088

Re: NZ vs England (1st test) 10 PM GMT

Quickenthetempo wrote:Sibley's technique doesn't look up to facing the swinging ball too often.
Lack of footwork to play on the the offside.

Looked decent off his pads though, but you soon get worked out at this level.


And they worked him out but it was his first test innings
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: NZ vs England (1st test) 10 PM GMT
Replies: 44
Views: 1088

Re: NZ vs England (1st test) 10 PM GMT

First wicket gone - Sibley for 22
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peacock-Farrell
Replies: 35
Views: 4496

Re: Peacock-Farrell

John Angus skied one in similar fashion towards the Bee Hole End. Just about the last minute against Leicester, but we were winning. 1-0, I think. He got booed by the crowd much to my father's annoyance. It went out of the ground. Why on earth Angus was taking a penalty in the first place is beyond...
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Brun Lea opens tomorrow
Replies: 26
Views: 1792

Re: The Brun Lea opens tomorrow

Such a shame how down hill the Burnley Express/ Nelson Leader have gone. Apart from clubcall 0898 it was the main way of getting Burnley FC news each week. I still buy the leader but 50% of that is to look out for the spelling mistakes over lunch on Friday. It really was an excellent LOCAL paper fo...
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Brun Lea opens tomorrow
Replies: 26
Views: 1792

Re: The Brun Lea opens tomorrow

Funkydrummer wrote:I remember it being Royal Insurance.

That's how old I am ! :D


I was trying to remember what it was before BCC.
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: NZ vs England (1st test) 10 PM GMT
Replies: 44
Views: 1088

Re: NZ vs England (1st test) 10 PM GMT

Quickenthetempo wrote:Every test ground should have a grass banking.


Nice ground. Pleasant place to sit and watch cricket.
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jose New Spurs Manager
Replies: 93
Views: 2259

Re: Jose New Spurs Manager

Yes a similar position to where Chelsea was as a club in terms of club stature and trophies won. They were always a top half or top 7 side but never won anything. Under mourinho Chelsea won their first title in 50 years. The same as spurs if he won it with them. As for money, in today's game the mo...
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: NZ vs England (1st test) 10 PM GMT
Replies: 44
Views: 1088

Re: NZ vs England (1st test) 10 PM GMT

Steady start so far
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Brun Lea opens tomorrow
Replies: 26
Views: 1792

Re: The Brun Lea opens tomorrow

Bordeauxclaret wrote:Well, 20 years.


Is it that long ago? I still wouldn’t consider the pub either famous or iconic though.
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Brun Lea opens tomorrow
Replies: 26
Views: 1792

Re: The Brun Lea opens tomorrow

I like how the Burnley Express describe it as one of the town’s most famous and iconic pubs. It’s not that long ago it was Burnley Computer Centre.
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight’s Blast from our Claret & Blue Past is....
Replies: 13
Views: 890

Re: Tonight’s Blast from our Claret & Blue Past is....

Last time I saw him he was absolutely legless at the friendly in Dublin against Bohs. I reckon he must have nicked Coyle’s Irn Bru. And those were the rails he came off.
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mark Sampson charged by the FA
Replies: 8
Views: 840

Mark Sampson charged by the FA

Mark Sampson, the former England women's team manager and now interim manager of Stevenage has received a charge from the FA as follows: Mark Sampson has been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3. It is alleged that a comment made by the Stevenage FC caretaker manager breached FA Rule E3(1) as it was...
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sneaky Burnley/AmazonPrime?
Replies: 40
Views: 2046

Re: Sneaky Burnley/AmazonPrime?

I do like how Burnley have claimed to have partnered with them. I don't think there was much option given Amazon Prime won the rights to show these two games.
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Everton tickets to go on pre-sale
Replies: 82
Views: 1774

Re: ARTICLE: Everton tickets to go on pre-sale

jrgbfc wrote:I think the lower tier holds about 1800, with a further 1000 in the upper if we want them. Plenty of restricted view tickets in that lot as well though.


The figures are at the link
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley - Ticket Information
Replies: 111
Views: 6027

Re: 2019/20: Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley - Ticket Information

jrgbfc wrote:Has it only sold out today or are the Club just late announcing it? Thought they all went yesterday afternoon.


Sold out this afternoon
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley - Ticket Information
Replies: 111
Views: 6027

Re: 2019/20: Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley - Ticket Information

Bosscat wrote:Tickets arrived Row 10 ....

Tickets say ..... "Persistent Standing Is Not Allowed" ...
I wonder :lol: :lol: :lol:

Ah well we can but hope ;)


Don’t they have some rail seating where they permit standing?
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley - Ticket Information
Replies: 111
Views: 6027

Re: 2019/20: Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley - Ticket Information

We have sold our full allocation
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Stars and their cars....
Replies: 22
Views: 2080

Re: Burnley Stars and their cars....

Whoever is responsible for that apology of an article will have no association with the Burnley Express other than working for the company who own it.
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Stars and their cars....
Replies: 22
Views: 2080

Re: Burnley Stars and their cars....

What a shame the Burnley Express has been reduced to that
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 96
Views: 5542

Re: Danny Drinkwater

Guller Bull wrote:What is the latest on Drinkwater? Still featuring for under 23 or has he gone back?


He played for the U23s last week and has played a behind closed doors game this week. He’s with us until early January.
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Eric gets on his bike for the Clarets
Replies: 10
Views: 862

Re: ARTICLE: Eric gets on his bike for the Clarets

"He went to Luton last winter when the snow was on the ground. Remember? Some of the Town supporters proceeded to snowball him when they saw his rosette." I love it :D Snowballs. This is the level of hooliganism I can cope with. Also love the fact that he wore a rosette. And that he was n...
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jose New Spurs Manager
Replies: 93
Views: 2259

Re: Jose New Spurs Manager

I must be the only one on here who thinks it is a fantastic appointment for spurs. The guy has made some bad career moves in the last couple of jobs however he now has a point to prove, with a set of players who will respond to him, at a club where he can instill that seige mentality that he thrive...
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sneaky Burnley/AmazonPrime?
Replies: 40
Views: 2046

Re: Sneaky Burnley/AmazonPrime?

It’s how free trials work usually. You give them your bank details and it explains that you will be charged after the free month. I’ve already had my free Prime month but I’ll be at the two games so there’s no incentive for me to subscribe. Amazon are good to in that you don’t get charged if you go ...
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: NZ vs England (1st test) 10 PM GMT
Replies: 44
Views: 1088

Re: NZ vs England (1st test) 10 PM GMT

JarrowClaret wrote:Not forgetting Zac Crawley as well but I know KP has compared Pope to Ian Bell and I wondered if he could maybe move further up the order in the medium to long term.


Another Ian Bell would be a good start
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Steels plays for Donny in search for new club
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Re: ARTICLE: Steels plays for Donny in search for new club

Guller Bull wrote:Was there not loads of rave reviews about this lad when he joined us? I'm sure I remember beating other big name clubs to his signature.

Might be confusing him with someone else.


Number of clubs looking at him last year definitely
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General William's, Manchester Rd
Replies: 30
Views: 1785

Re: General William's, Manchester Rd

I went past yesterday when they were doing it - if you look it's advertising our games against Man City & Everton
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jose New Spurs Manager
Replies: 93
Views: 2259

Re: Jose New Spurs Manager

Just when I thought we'd got rid of misery guts Levy does a disservice to English football and brings him back. Hope he pays the price. I've just written a short article, as I do when a manager moves in our division, and I've used very similar words to yourself on this morning's appointment. http:/...
by ClaretTony
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BREAKING NEWS: Paul McCartney
Replies: 89
Views: 3147

Re: BREAKING NEWS: Paul McCartney

Bin Ont Turf wrote:With a little luck no doubt.

Maybe I'm amazed, but it was just another day for you.


Ha ha - long time ago, 1972 I think.
by ClaretTony
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pochettino sacked!
Replies: 110
Views: 3014

Re: Pochettino sacked!

As others have pointed out, Mourinho isn't exactly famous for working to improve a squad or playing youngsters, he's a chequebook manager. I'm really struggling to see the logic in Spurs appointing him tbh, unless Levy is going to give him money to spend. Looks done and dusted that it’s Mourinho. H...
by ClaretTony
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pochettino sacked!
Replies: 110
Views: 3014

Re: Pochettino sacked!

Nonayforever wrote:Do you really believe that Jose could do a better job than Pochettino with no money ?


Mourinho couldn’t possibly have coped with two successive windows without a signing
by ClaretTony
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pochettino sacked!
Replies: 110
Views: 3014

Re: Pochettino sacked!

25 points in their last 24 league games which started with the game on the Turf
by ClaretTony
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 96
Views: 5542

Re: Danny Drinkwater

damo_whitehead wrote:Might be completely barking, but we don't usually lose many to the yellow card rule ban like this. In fact who was the last?


Matt Lowton last season and he got his fifth yellow in the final game before it moved on to ten
by ClaretTony
Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 96
Views: 5542

Re: Danny Drinkwater

Woodleyclaret wrote:What happened to Josh Benson?
Made the bench earlier in the season then discarded


He was on the bench at Man U back in Jan. He’s, surprisingly for me, not been as regular in the u23s this season but has been back in the side in the last few weeks.
by ClaretTony
Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 96
Views: 5542

Re: Danny Drinkwater

Jakubs Tash wrote:I think Westwood has 4 yellow cards atm. He's highly likely to get another in the next couple of games I would suggest.


He is so would only need one more in the next 7 games to get a ban.
by ClaretTony
Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Eric gets on his bike for the Clarets
Replies: 10
Views: 862

Re: ARTICLE: Eric gets on his bike for the Clarets

BigRedrose wrote:cracking story that Tony. I remember him well on Burnley Cricket Club.


I wrote it initially a few years ago. I still laugh at the thought of him riding a bike, the most unlikely cyclist ever.

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