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by tybfc
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Golf - The Open Championship Tipping League
Replies: 35
Views: 399

Re: Golf - The Open Championship Tipping League

Patrick Cantlay
Tommy Fleetwood
Rickie Fowler
Dustin Johnson
Brooks Koepka (Nap)
Rory McIlroy
by tybfc
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire v Sussex - County Championship
Replies: 78
Views: 2955

Re: Lancashire v Sussex - County Championship

ClaretTony wrote:here you go Flixton, I've built the new hotel for you. :D

Image


It is a fantastic ground and the facilities are second to none.
by tybfc
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Golf - The Open Championship Tipping League
Replies: 35
Views: 399

Re: Golf - The Open Championship Tipping League

Ossyclaret - if you see this you have not chosen a player as your nap
by tybfc
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Golf - The Open Championship Tipping League
Replies: 35
Views: 399

Re: Golf - The Open Championship Tipping League

SELECTIONS FOR flixtonclaret WHO IS CURRENTLY OUT OF THE COUNTRY AND UNABLE TO ACCESS THE INTERNET.

Brookes Koepka
Justin Thomas (Nap)
Dustin Johnson
Ricky Fowler
Jordan Speith
Henrick Stenson
by tybfc
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Open
Replies: 10
Views: 589

Re: The Open

CBT wrote:Christiaan Bezuidenhout 300-1 e/w 10 places sky bet


Very good shout
by tybfc
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bleazard inducted into Wisden Hall of Fame
Replies: 16
Views: 969

Re: Bleazard inducted into Wisden Hall of Fame

And that is the scruffiest dressing room I have ever seen
by tybfc
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bleazard inducted into Wisden Hall of Fame
Replies: 16
Views: 969

Re: Bleazard inducted into Wisden Hall of Fame

I had the pleasure to have been knocked out of both Lowerhouse and Rishton's grounds when bowling against him.

Magnificent batter and a top bloke.
by tybfc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire v Sussex - County Championship
Replies: 78
Views: 2955

Re: Lancashire v Sussex - County Championship

Flixton Claret wrote:CT \ Where's the Hilton Hotel gone?? A really old picture!


Hopefully not far - I'm staying in it next week :)
by tybfc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Golf - The Open Championship Tipping League
Replies: 35
Views: 399

Golf - The Open Championship Tipping League

So the Open starts on Thursday morning with wall to wall coverage on Sky for all four days. I will use the same format as the past two competitions. Please choose six players from the list below which also gives the tee off times for the opening round and a list of the players. But following a reque...
by tybfc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire v Sussex - County Championship
Replies: 78
Views: 2955

Re: Lancashire v Sussex - County Championship

Sussex 54/4 in their 2nd innings still trailing Lancs by 313 runs and over a day and two thirds still to play.
by tybfc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: season ticket cards
Replies: 12
Views: 1138

Re: season ticket cards

You didn’t pay for a new card, you paid to be granted access to attend next season’s home matches, which you will. Why do you need your new card so urgently? I'm not that bothered to be honest but heard that the home friendlies could not be put on ST holders cards because they wouldn't have them an...
by tybfc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: season ticket cards
Replies: 12
Views: 1138

Re: season ticket cards

And at some point, they may actually arrive. I needed a new bank card a few weeks ago. I rang them and a replacement arrived within three days. Why is it taking over two months from the end of last season and that's just what the Club are saying to order new cards that probably 95% of supporters pa...
by tybfc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 582
Views: 8473

Re: England v New Zealand

Superb victory. Great watch from not the biggest cricket fan. Can someone explain why weren’t NZ winners having got to the total with 2 wickets remaining? Seems odd the England were winners based on boundaries hit. Briefly these are the rules In the event of the scores being level in the Super Over...
by tybfc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire v Sussex - County Championship
Replies: 78
Views: 2955

Re: Lancashire v Sussex - County Championship

Weather forecast great for tomorrow. There will be lots of spin on offer I guess.

If it was turning during the first session on day one it will surely do on days 3 & 4.
by tybfc
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 582
Views: 8473

Re: England v New Zealand

Well after playing and watching cricket for over 50 years I have never witnessed a game like todays. Absolutely brilliant entertainment and both sides put on a fantastic spectacle. The bowlers all did their jobs and Buttler and Stokes were magnificent on a tricky pitch with the bat. Had a great day.
by tybfc
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What is your second favorite sport
Replies: 64
Views: 1286

Re: What is your second favorite sport

1. Football
2. Cricket
3. Golf
4. Horse Racing
5. My wife
by tybfc
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cricket World Cup XI
Replies: 9
Views: 346

Re: Cricket World Cup XI

I watched a report on Sky last week when Viv Richards was asked who was the best player he had seen in the world in the past decade. He answered immediately Jos Buttler. You could not leave him out of that team but bat him higher up the order. Number 4 and drop Williamson. Having a cheat at number t...
by tybfc
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire v Sussex - County Championship
Replies: 78
Views: 2955

Re: Lancashire v Sussex - County Championship

Been to Lancs today and bumped into lakedistrictclaret. I had a look at the pitch at lunch and it seems a cracker. It is the one that was used for the semi final of the World Cup. Lancs already have their maximum bowling points and if they can accelerate the batting scoring rate can hopefully gain a...
by tybfc
Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley beat Fulham in Portugal
Replies: 94
Views: 4729

Re: Burnley beat Fulham in Portugal

I think Benson made a comeback because of the stick he received on the worst manager we have ever had.
by tybfc
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How do football supporters travel to football games?
Replies: 19
Views: 822

Re: How do football supporters travel to football games?

Done even though I despise Blackburn and Cardiff number 2 & 3 after Leeds.
by tybfc
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs CCC....Jack Bond Dies
Replies: 26
Views: 927

Re: Lancs CCC....Jack Bond Dies

I will be at the Emirates Old Trafford before the start of play tomorrow morning (Northern fail permitting) and know that they will give Jack the respectful send off that he deserves. A great captain and player.

RIP
by tybfc
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final
Replies: 240
Views: 3646

Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

I've visited all of these grounds, including Lords twice this season watching Lancs, and can honestly say that The Emirates Old Trafford has the best wickets, stands, hotel and facilities than any other in the country by a mile. The tickets for the final are selling at £10,000 a go tonight. I'd love...
by tybfc
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final
Replies: 240
Views: 3646

Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Both been brilliant
by tybfc
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final
Replies: 240
Views: 3646

Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

ClaretTony wrote:Rashid finishes with 3/54


Needs a life ban
by tybfc
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final
Replies: 240
Views: 3646

Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

This game starts in around an hour and a half at Edgbaston. The forecast is for thunder storms during the afternoon so there is every chance that play will be carried over to tomorrow's second day. We need predictions for the outcome. I reckon Morgan will win the toss and bat and England will score ...
by tybfc
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northamptonshire v Lancs
Replies: 71
Views: 3350

Re: Northamptonshire v Lancs

Well done to Lancs in the last two days and surely they will be one of the three promoted teams.
by tybfc
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northamptonshire v Lancs
Replies: 71
Views: 3350

Re: Northamptonshire v Lancs

I'm surprised Northants have batted as long as they have,guess they'll either declare first thing,or have a quick dart for half/hour in the morning. Doesn't really matter Lancs will never bat out the day,judging by the forecast the weather won't be coming to our aid,not that we deserve it too after...
by tybfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northamptonshire v Lancs
Replies: 71
Views: 3350

Re: Northamptonshire v Lancs

A good result for Yorkshire. Their players can all have a lie in tomorrow.
by tybfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northamptonshire v Lancs
Replies: 71
Views: 3350

Re: Northamptonshire v Lancs

14/2 in the second innings
by tybfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northamptonshire v Lancs
Replies: 71
Views: 3350

Re: Northamptonshire v Lancs

And he was born in the same town as me.
by tybfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northamptonshire v Lancs
Replies: 71
Views: 3350

Re: Northamptonshire v Lancs

ClaretTony wrote:On a clearly good track only four players got double figures


One got three figures :D :D
by tybfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northamptonshire v Lancs
Replies: 71
Views: 3350

Re: Northamptonshire v Lancs

Lancs 308/9 so gain a third batting point but may do well to hold on to their unbeaten run.
by tybfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match tickets
Replies: 28
Views: 2532

Re: Match tickets

MACCA wrote:Go on the club website, should have all the information on there.


It doesn't.
by tybfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton
Replies: 223
Views: 13283

Re: Tom Heaton

theroyaldyche wrote:Heaton can go for me


He is critical to our team.

Why risk getting shut of him?
by tybfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All Misspell XI
Replies: 56
Views: 1228

Re: All Misspell XI

tarkys_ears wrote:Hendricks and Woods both shop at Tescos and ASDAS but not at Sainsbury or Morrison.

Wonder if they drink in Wetherspoon or Wetherspoons?


They live in Hide, Cheshire so will shop at WaitRose.

As for drinking you need to ask Leisure who has more shares in Spoons than anybody in the UK.
by tybfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All Misspell XI
Replies: 56
Views: 1228

Re: All Misspell XI

Did not think that they allowed flies into Norfolk.

Just the odd refugee.
by tybfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where were you actually born
Replies: 199
Views: 3967

Re: Where were you actually born

I feel like 130 posters sit behind me in the Bob Lord stand they are that old.
by tybfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All Misspell XI
Replies: 56
Views: 1228

Re: All Misspell XI

Is spades on oliday?

I thought that she would have had a field day on this thread.
by tybfc
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where were you actually born
Replies: 199
Views: 3967

Re: Where were you actually born

Born at home in Darwen when we won the World Cup.

Both parents and all grand parents were season ticket holders at Ewood.

They have never liked me.
by tybfc
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spike and family
Replies: 23
Views: 2028

Re: Spike and family

Flixton Claret wrote:TYBFC so you have not walked your dog for 2 years?


I'll walk her to one of your houses if you like so she can bark at you.

And I'll bring a hedgehog.
by tybfc
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spike and family
Replies: 23
Views: 2028

Re: Spike and family

I was out walking our dog, Ruby, with my youngest son Dan a few years ago. A very hot day in Accrington Coppice and Dan found a baby hedgehog in the full blaze of the sun and clearly unwell. We took Ings home and then onto a hog rescue centre in Rochdale who cared for it and let it out into the wild...
by tybfc
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley in the air – destinations Portugal and Poland
Replies: 26
Views: 1864

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley in the air – destinations Portugal and Poland

Quickenthetempo wrote:Bit silly of the club to tweet a picture of the U23s getting on an EasyJet plane with a stop off at Germany.

Just makes us look real cheapskates.

Them Rovers fans have started taking the **** already.


Remind them what league they are in.

And their debt.
by tybfc
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley in the air – destinations Portugal and Poland
Replies: 26
Views: 1864

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley in the air – destinations Portugal and Poland

ClaretTony wrote:Other than on the Algarve I’ve no idea


I bet that they all have a set of golf clubs with them.
by tybfc
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League 06/07
Replies: 122
Views: 2432

Re: Lancashire League 06/07

ClaretTony wrote:Probably nearly 60 years since I first went to a game at Tod. I just enjoy watching cricket there.


My favourite Lancs League ground.

When I was playing the Tod players were always great lads, the tracks were the best in the league and the Staff of Life did a good pint on the way home.
by tybfc
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ICC World Cup Cricket
Replies: 23
Views: 887

Re: ICC World Cup Cricket

Local cricketer wrote:The hatred on show to Warner and Smith today was intense.

Only gonna get ramped up more come August


They won't get the warmest of welcomes at Edgbaston on Thursday.
by tybfc
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: John McCririck Dies
Replies: 40
Views: 2000

Re: John McCririck Dies

Shared a lift with him at Cheltenham on Gold Cup Day in 1997.

I'm 100% sure he would never have remembered it.

RIP
by tybfc
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs v Durham
Replies: 61
Views: 3080

Re: Lancs v Durham

Glad to hear you're enjoying your Yorkshire brewed ale ty. Haseeb "bar clearer" Hameed isn't good enough, needs to rein in his aggression and stop teeing off all the time, play correctly. He'll be a cracking league pro if Lancs bin him off. Yes bodge a good pint. No Wainwrights to be seen...
by tybfc
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs v Durham
Replies: 61
Views: 3080

Re: Lancs v Durham

Back there tomorrow for whatever the final day brings.

It should provide a result one way or the other as the weather is set fair.

A fantastic place to watch cricket and again well done to all involved at Lancs CCC and Sedburgh school who have organised this game.

Great pint of Black Sheep.
by tybfc
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire away at Sedburgh
Replies: 5
Views: 501

Re: Lancashire away at Sedburgh

ClaretTony wrote:You mention Aigburth & Southport not being in Lancashire but neither is Old Trafford. The difference is that all those grounds were in the county when we started playing there.


Very true. As is playing some of the second X1 games at Todmorden.
by tybfc
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire away at Sedburgh
Replies: 5
Views: 501

Lancashire away at Sedburgh

I was fortunate to be able to take in the second day of the county championship match against Durham yesterday at Sedburgh school. Despite visiting and playing on many local and county grounds around the country I had never been to Sedburgh so I didn't know what to expect but was totally surprised. ...

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