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by ClaretTony
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Carpet Advice
Replies: 21
Views: 569

Re: Carpet Advice

https://www.facebook.com/Carpetmarketburnley/photos/a.841477735898334/2947610488618371/?type=3&theater Heartily recommend David Hartley`s Carpet Market on Accy road. used them for 20 years, Claret fan and all round good guy. Just donated loads of carpets for a homeless project They did my kitchen f...
by ClaretTony
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Carpet Advice
Replies: 21
Views: 569

Re: Carpet Advice

When I can finally open up the house to workmen again I’ll eventually be looking for new carpet in three rooms plus landing and stairs.

I’ve seen a couple of recommendations on this thread. Are there any others you could recommend?
by ClaretTony
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Now Walkers at it...
Replies: 58
Views: 1818

Re: Now Walkers at it...

Not just footballers. Too many just ignoring the guidelines.
by ClaretTony
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Blackburn 1 Burnley 2 – from Football Cancer Life Death
Replies: 7
Views: 637

Re: ARTICLE: Blackburn 1 Burnley 2 – from Football Cancer Life Death

Thanks for that, Tony I was in the same school year with Mick throughout primary and secondary school and we were good pals Don't see him nearly enough anymore so glad to hear he's doing well A good lad from a great family I don’t know Michael and I don’t know his dad. But he refers to his grandad ...
by ClaretTony
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: play off final
Replies: 13
Views: 1029

Re: play off final

beddie wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:00 am
Thanks for the info but I can't watch it, I'm afraid we might lose. ;)
As nervous as I was then in the last ten minutes at Ewood yesterday :D
by ClaretTony
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley foodbank
Replies: 16
Views: 694

Re: Burnley foodbank

Been a number of donations since I put the link up so big thanks to all those who have With the foodbank need increasing, it is going to be vital during this period until we can get out with the collecting bins again on match days. Once we are able to start again I think we'll also be able to receiv...
by ClaretTony
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adeola Friday nears 1m views... Pendleside hospice will be £1m short of funding
Replies: 7
Views: 459

Re: Adeola Friday nears 1m views... Pendleside hospice will be £1m short of funding

Burnley Community kitchen Continue to take donations of Food and have had a spike in usage volumes in recent weeks. Can somebody confirm if there is a way to donate money to this initiative for people who don’t live locally but also want to support? Thread on it at http://www.uptheclarets.com/messa...
by ClaretTony
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Blackburn 1 Burnley 2 – from Football Cancer Life Death
Replies: 7
Views: 637

ARTICLE: Blackburn 1 Burnley 2 – from Football Cancer Life Death

In 2014, Burnley fan Michael Heinicke was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and last year, having recovered, wrote his book Football Cancer Life Death, his diary of his fight against alongside his love of Burnley FC. He was diagnosed just before we beat Forest 3-1 at home (the match featured on he...
by ClaretTony
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ABBA on BBC4
Replies: 30
Views: 837

Re: ABBA on BBC4

I can’t sing for toffee but I’m told their songs are very difficult to sing.

Brilliant performers with songs that will last forever.
by ClaretTony
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sports documentaries/Series
Replies: 11
Views: 489

Re: Sports documentaries/Series

TVC15 wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:56 pm
Was her dad not the Bradford manager for that game ?
I remember when her brother died at a young age too.
Trevor Cherry was the manager. Terry Yorath was a Player there at the time.
by ClaretTony
Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Saturday's 'live' game against B*******n
Replies: 217
Views: 3479

Re: Saturday's 'live' game against B*******n

Bigvince wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:52 pm
Anybody home yet
Still in the ground - no rush though.
by ClaretTony
Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets facing up to £50 million loss
Replies: 122
Views: 5313

Re: Clarets facing up to £50 million loss

Claret-On-A-T-Rex wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:49 pm
Let's have a bit of perspective, It's only football. This is life or death, it doesn't matter if all the clubs go bust, plenty of other businesses are also going down the pan in the fight against the pandemic.
The thread is about the potential cost to Burnley FC.
by ClaretTony
Sat Apr 04, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Forest felled and flattened by fantastic Clarets
Replies: 12
Views: 588

Re: ARTICLE: Forest felled and flattened by fantastic Clarets

also all the more impressive against a Forest team that were on a 14 match unbeaten sequence...that came to a very abrupt end against a very good Burnley performance! Incredibly, this result triggered a run for Forest which saw them win only 4 points from 11 games. Only another 10 points all season...
by ClaretTony
Sat Apr 04, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Forest felled and flattened by fantastic Clarets
Replies: 12
Views: 588

Re: ARTICLE: Forest felled and flattened by fantastic Clarets

Fantastic display from the Clarets! best half of a game for many a year...only 1st half away at Brentford has come close! The only disappointment with Forest game was the quality of the 3 goals didn’t reflect the teams brilliant performance! UTC The Brentford game was the last one we played before ...
by ClaretTony
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets facing up to £50 million loss
Replies: 122
Views: 5313

Re: Clarets facing up to £50 million loss

PL Clubs could survive this - but not the missing of a whole season such as 2020/2021 No way can they afford to miss a full season - the losses then would be devastating, particularly for a club like ours who have no benefactor. We know, now, that in normal circumstances we had our place in the Pre...
by ClaretTony
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets facing up to £50 million loss
Replies: 122
Views: 5313

Re: Clarets facing up to £50 million loss

randomclaret2 wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:28 am
Games can be shown live at 3pm on Saturdays now as well, at least for the remainder of this season
Strong suggestion that the PL won't do this to protect the Football League and National League.
by ClaretTony
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets facing up to £50 million loss
Replies: 122
Views: 5313

Re: Clarets facing up to £50 million loss

You can see why clubs are keen to get the season finished - that £45 million wouldn't be lost to us then.
by ClaretTony
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets facing up to £50 million loss
Replies: 122
Views: 5313

Clarets facing up to £50 million loss

Statement from club: Further to the Premier League statement released post the Premier League Shareholders meeting held on Friday 3rd April, Burnley FC is keen to be transparent with supporters, staff and stakeholders and is therefore able to confirm that due to the continued suspension of Premier L...
by ClaretTony
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley foodbank
Replies: 16
Views: 694

Re: Burnley foodbank

jtv wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:05 am
Thanks Tony. May I suggest you put up a sticky with the link? Could be useful for people who do not know about the fund.
Post right at the top with the link now - thanks, good idea.
by ClaretTony
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets for Foodbanks - online donation link
Replies: 0
Views: 52

Clarets for Foodbanks - online donation link

During this crisis and with no football, you can make a donation towards the foodbank that is run by Burnley FC in the Community.

Link:
https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/sup ... eyfoodbank
by ClaretTony
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Forest felled and flattened by fantastic Clarets
Replies: 12
Views: 588

ARTICLE: Forest felled and flattened by fantastic Clarets

It's Saturday, no football aain, so looking back at a game from six years ago. This one is the home game against Forest that kick started an important three game run against two of the challengers followed by a trip to Ewood. I don't think any of us there that day will forget this performance in a h...
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley foodbank
Replies: 16
Views: 694

Re: Burnley foodbank

Burnley1989 wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:41 pm
Tony, I’d like to donate money as I’m not really local to these supermarkets, can I transfer yourself?
You can use the link on the post above yours
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: An UTC band or orchestra
Replies: 33
Views: 554

Re: An UTC band or orchestra

Can’t wait to listen to the final product
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley foodbank
Replies: 16
Views: 694

Re: Burnley foodbank

Tony first of all a big well done to all involved with the foodbank collections. I believe that there is an on-line donations page for those who cannot support in kind. I think that it will be a good idea to give out the link on here. Here’s the link jtv https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/supportb...
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bloody hell I've been on the scales.
Replies: 32
Views: 1452

Re: Bloody hell I've been on the scales.

Jimmymaccer wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:25 pm
Does KFC do deliveries?
KFC are closed
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Youth Cup Finals to the Burnley first team
Replies: 7
Views: 206

Re: ARTICLE: Youth Cup Finals to the Burnley first team

Probably the ones I wouldn't have thought of were Kennerley, Deakin, Donowa & Walters. I did know a lot of them though.
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sunderland Til I Die
Replies: 53
Views: 2238

Re: Sunderland Til I Die

Stan Tastic wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:41 pm
Just checked Will Grigg's scoring record at Sunderland; 5 goals in 38 appearances.
I spotted that - hardly on fire
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Youth Cup Finals to the Burnley first team
Replies: 7
Views: 206

Re: ARTICLE: Youth Cup Finals to the Burnley first team

Ashingtonclaret46 wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:45 pm
Good article Tony and it jogged the memory when you started!
I knew some of them but surprised there were so many in the end - some I'd never have thought of.
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bloody hell I've been on the scales.
Replies: 32
Views: 1452

Re: Bloody hell I've been on the scales.

I'm doing my daily walk and that's probably helping to keep my weight down, might even be lower.

beddie - easy way to not eat more than one biscuit, don't have any in the house.
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Youth Cup Finals to the Burnley first team
Replies: 7
Views: 206

Re: ARTICLE: Youth Cup Finals to the Burnley first team

You said you were bored, but that's something else! How long did that take you? It's a fascinating article. Good basis for a quiz as well - something on the lines of "if the teams and years are named, can you name the player"? Had done the list before being stuck in the house but decided to write t...
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Spen Whittaker – 1903 to April 1910
Replies: 4
Views: 169

Re: ARTICLE: Spen Whittaker – 1903 to April 1910

A tragic end for our manager, a football manager falling from a train ? You wouldnt think it possible would you. Notice even back then signings were made for players throughout the country, it must have taken an age to move around with the transport system as it was, shall we say a little slower. T...
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Youth Cup Finals to the Burnley first team
Replies: 7
Views: 206

ARTICLE: Youth Cup Finals to the Burnley first team

A look at the players who have played in FA Youth Cup finals and then gone on to play first team football for Burnley

See link
https://www.uptheclarets.com/youth-cup- ... first-team
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League decisions today
Replies: 11
Views: 585

Re: Premier League decisions today

Full statement at link

https://bit.ly/2UYpMXR
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fear of Social Gatherings - The Future
Replies: 67
Views: 2074

Re: Fear of Social Gatherings - The Future

No Ney Never wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:33 pm
Hope so, it could be one of the selling points that get people back who may otherwise no longer bother.
Legislation takes time but there would have been trials in 2020/21 in the Premier League had things been able to continue normally.
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League decisions today
Replies: 11
Views: 585

Premier League decisions today

£20m donation to NHS, staff, communities & vulnerable groups
£125m donation to Football & National Leagues
Unlikely any play in May, will restart only when safe
Discussions underway on players wages being reduced by 30%
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fear of Social Gatherings - The Future
Replies: 67
Views: 2074

Re: Fear of Social Gatherings - The Future

No Ney Never wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:11 pm
No. Many will want safe standing being introduced far more quickly than currently seems to be happening. Far too many are not enjoying the game in a seated position, it's time this changed.
It was happening a lot quicker than you might be thinking.
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley foodbank
Replies: 16
Views: 694

Re: Burnley foodbank

Hendrickxz wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:23 pm
Ah, beat me to it, but I'd prefer to be outdoors if they can figure summat out.
They have to be secure though. Someone would be stealing the stuff otherwise.
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley foodbank
Replies: 16
Views: 694

Re: Burnley foodbank

Good stuff. There must be some folks right in the mire with the effects of this bloody virus. Is there somewhere to easily drop off stuff without coming into contact with anyone? A collection point of some sort? Just posted above, the bins are going in the local supermarkets. I think I was writing ...
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley foodbank
Replies: 16
Views: 694

Re: Burnley foodbank

Had a long phone call about all this today. Apart from the fact I’m in self isolation I’m not permitted to help physically in any case but one thing I was asked was could our wheelie bins be placed in supermarkets and of course the answer was yes. So please consider making a donation if you are in a...
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dennis Orr
Replies: 19
Views: 1654

Re: Dennis Orr

See Queens Park thread

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=37951
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Queens Park Burnley 1972-72
Replies: 45
Views: 3606

Re: Queens Park Burnley 1972-72

Funkydrummer wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:23 am
I wasnt aware that George had passed away, RIP George, a good lad.
Not too long ago - cancer I believe - he'd have been around 65 I suspect.
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Has this sports void made you really miss it?
Replies: 23
Views: 740

Re: Has this sports void made you really miss it?

I'm missing my sport even more than I thought I would. Weekend is really hard, the only one consolation is that I can't remember now when it is weekend. I'm sort of getting used to being in the house every day with no contact with people, other than phone, and I'm doing my daily walks now, but I jus...
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Queens Park Burnley 1972-72
Replies: 45
Views: 3606

Re: Queens Park Burnley 1972-72

Recognise about four (plus Dobbo on there).

George Isherwood was a hell of a good player who I believe Jimmy Mac tried to take to Oldham. Another who sadly passed away too early.
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sunderland Til I Die
Replies: 53
Views: 2238

Re: Sunderland Til I Die

Just started watching after the last series, the soundtrack- the river wear/where you used to build the boats not sure, maybe the lyrics will be on YouTube. On a river where they used to build the boats By the harbour wall the place you loved the most I can see you there alone but all you know I'll...
by ClaretTony
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Second defeat in three days averted with late goal
Replies: 9
Views: 321

Re: ARTICLE: Second defeat in three days averted with late goal

Cheers, CT. I never knew Burnley was twinned with Vitry, is that still ongoing? I had a magnetic football game can’t confirm it was the same one. As far as I know we are still twinned with them but it's not anything that I've ever really come across in all the years it's been going. The area betwee...
by ClaretTony
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Save Me Too
Replies: 13
Views: 732

Re: Save Me Too

Never seen this. The first series is on catch up. Is it worth downloading?
by ClaretTony
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sunderland Til I Die
Replies: 53
Views: 2238

Re: Sunderland Til I Die

Thought this series was a lot better than the first. The owners are really on a hiding to nothing imo. These big clubs supporters put the team under so much pressure when the going gets tough. For Sunderland read Leeds and Sheffield Wednesday. On a side note, I didn’t realise our Jimmy Dunne was pl...
by ClaretTony
Thu Apr 02, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets duds of the last two decades
Replies: 28
Views: 1310

Re: Clarets duds of the last two decades

I’m damn sure it’s click bait