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by Claretforever
Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Mix Bar and Nightclub.
Replies: 32
Views: 1864

Re: The Mix Bar and Nightclub.

24 hour drinking law changes wrecked Burnley’s nightlife, and most other small towns. It has also wrecked socialising (young ones have “pre-drinks and are smashed before leaving the house), killed the pubs because they don’t spend as much, and wrecked next day sports activities. The demise of the Sa...
by Claretforever
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colonoscopy
Replies: 63
Views: 2142

Re: Colonoscopy

It’s absolutely nothing. I’ve had a couple, and the worst part is when you come around and you don’t trust a fart for the remainder of the day due to the laxative beforehand to clear you out.
by Claretforever
Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Toffee messagboard
Replies: 26
Views: 3762

Re: Toffee messagboard

Dark Cloud wrote:Well I know he'd soon get rid of those 2 utterly lazy feckers Richarlison and Sigurdson (SP). They'd be nowhere near an SD team!!


I still can’t believe they paid £100m for those two. :D
by Claretforever
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Brady and JBG score as McCann plays against the Clarets
Replies: 15
Views: 2355

Re: ARTICLE: Brady and JBG score as McCann plays against the Clarets

Stan Tastic wrote:His age is mentioned in the article.


I’m being lazy whilst at work (sneaking a few moments away)and wasn’t interested enough to read the article, as you can tell, so you could have just said what you didn’t but add his age in. Oh well.
by Claretforever
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton tickets still available
Replies: 55
Views: 3192

Re: Everton tickets still available

we've had 'away' fans near us too in JH upper...how are they able to obtain them in the home areas...thought it weren't allowed! :? UTC It’s easy. They buy for a low level game which won’t sell out, creating a Clarets Numbers. Then they’re free to buy once we’re past the loyalty point stage. I know...
by Claretforever
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Brady and JBG score as McCann plays against the Clarets
Replies: 15
Views: 2355

Re: ARTICLE: Brady and JBG score as McCann plays against the Clarets

How old is McCann now? It feels like a lifetime ago he played for us, and that he should have retired.
by Claretforever
Fri Oct 04, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche on t'turf
Replies: 16
Views: 2737

Re: Dyche on t'turf

Shouldn’t it be “ on’t Turf”? The ‘t’ in t’Turf is shortened from the word ‘the’, as in on THE Turf. Locally it gets on t’Turf. When you contract a word an apostrophe is used in place of the missing letters, so the becomes t’. If it was “on’t Turf” then letters would be missing in between the n and...
by Claretforever
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton tickets still available
Replies: 55
Views: 3192

Re: Everton tickets still available

Leisure wrote:Just how many people do you think are just waiting for better options?


How about giving better seats to those that attend first, and start there?
by Claretforever
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton tickets still available
Replies: 55
Views: 3192

Re: Everton tickets still available

ZizkovClaret wrote:This is the issue, and it comes up time and time again. There may be seats available, but unless you are coming on your own, the reality is there really arent many good options


I agree with you. We need better options for people, and the only way we get that is via redevelopment.
by Claretforever
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton tickets still available
Replies: 55
Views: 3192

Re: Everton tickets still available

Current online sales availability. It appears limited in most of the ground, but yellow in the Longside lower corner. That normally sells out quickly so I assume more tickets/areas have been added? We normally sell out for this fixture don’t we? To be honest though, if I didn’t have a ST I wouldn’t ...
by Claretforever
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool fined £200,000
Replies: 26
Views: 1697

Re: Liverpool fined £200,000

Last month Grays Athletic we’re kicked out of the FA cup for bringing a substitute on that was found to be ineligible.

There is no consistency. It’s wrong.
by Claretforever
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norwich sell out
Replies: 46
Views: 5852

Re: Norwich sell out

Promotion feel good factor does it. The last two Saturday games they’ve visited Turf Moor they’ve brought 809 (2011/12) and 588 (2008/09).
by Claretforever
Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: AOL problems
Replies: 23
Views: 979

Re: AOL problems

Blimey, that’s a blast from the past. I used to use AOL in the 90’s and possibly early 2000’s. Sitting there for 3-4 minutes whilst the modem made loads of noises before connecting on dial up.
by Claretforever
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick interview
Replies: 41
Views: 2664

Re: Mike Garlick interview

" Hi, Chris Boden from the Burnley Express. Can you micro detail your tactics from Saturday and give us a pointer on why you failed" ... Silence... "Hi Chris, Bill Owner-Editor from the Burnley Express here. I'm afraid we've lost our major news source / community partner because of y...
by Claretforever
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick interview
Replies: 41
Views: 2664

Re: Mike Garlick interview

So no new information then. Great. It’s about time the journalists grew some balls and began asking some real questions. It’s as thought they planned out the questions and answers together. Boden is the same in the express; too busy trying to get on with the club which means they don’t want to upset...
by Claretforever
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?
Replies: 86
Views: 6334

Re: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?

Rileybobs wrote:Right to light relates to daylight, not sunlight. You get daylight from all directions.


Okay but still, the houses are so far away from the stand that their daylight shouldn’t be affected?
by Claretforever
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?
Replies: 86
Views: 6334

Re: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?

Right to light is a legal easement so is definitely an issue. It’s very unlikely to affect domestic extensions but obviously with a structure twice the height of the Bob Lord Stand it could come into play. I know an organisation, who a while back were looking to acquire London basement properties a...
by Claretforever
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?
Replies: 86
Views: 6334

Re: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?

I wonder what the average age is of those who appear content with the existing set up at Turf Moor. Those who think that the facilities currently offered if not great are nonetheless adequate. I bet they are well over 50. We desperately need to modernise and increase capacity slightly. As someone s...
by Claretforever
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?
Replies: 86
Views: 6334

Re: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?

I’ve had a season ticket in there and it is probably the warmest stand in the ground in winter. You never get wet when you’re in there either. That aside the stanchions really are a pain unless you get the right seat, so rather than replace the stand we should be looking to raise the roof and have a...
by Claretforever
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa away tickets
Replies: 19
Views: 2374

Re: Villa away tickets

I’d be disappointed if we took a reduced allocation for this one. It’s a Saturday game (as opposed to a re-arranges date League game on a Sunday tea time as at Wolves) to a great stadium in my opinion, and one we have taken good followings to in the past, even in the cup. We haven’t played them for ...
by Claretforever
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?
Replies: 86
Views: 6334

Re: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?

My reply was about your view of adding rows to the back of the BL. You can not do that. You’re basically taking 5/600 fans out of the JHL which has the biggest concourse adding them into the BL plus another 1500 or so. It’ll be a death trap. You’re post above states a second overhanging tier which ...
by Claretforever
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hamburg v Hanover
Replies: 48
Views: 2831

Re: Hamburg v Hanover

The young fans today are too bothered about what they look and sound like to create a real atmosphere. They’re scared of starting new songs, dismiss anybody who does, and sing far too fast. I don’t think atmospheres in a English grounds were ever like the Germans, Polish etc. Watching highlights bac...
by Claretforever
Sat Aug 31, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?
Replies: 86
Views: 6334

Re: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?

You’d have to take out a a few rows of seats to actually make a difference to pitch view from the JHL. All you’d do is take out 4/5 rows from one stand, move the pitch and add the seats that were lost to the bob lord at the cost of millions. No, because with an overhanging tier on the Bob Lord you’...
by Claretforever
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?
Replies: 86
Views: 6334

Re: Another tier on the Bob Lord ?

Great interview with Sean Dyche. We are so lucky to have Sean as our manager. He's perfectly right about the "art" of management - whatever activity you are managing. I've always appreciated it when, in my career, I've been managed by someone like Sean. Equally, I try and pass on this app...
by Claretforever
Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley F C in pictures
Replies: 490
Views: 26592

Re: Burnley F C in pictures

Beehole67 wrote:Pre match entertainment Torquay away 91


I’m in that picture. That second goal wouldn’t have gone in but for the bobbly pitch.
by Claretforever
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Only 7,400 on
Replies: 45
Views: 3011

Re: Only 7,400 on

The pricing policy for the game has to be agreed by both clubs. There have been several £5 ticketing games - and they didn't get double the attendance! Is it not more about being honest with the fans and acknowledging we’re treating it as a training game, so charge a fair price? Our players are nev...
by Claretforever
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks
Replies: 66
Views: 4598

Re: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks

Is the punishment too lenient? Maybe. The person who wrote my car off, was well over the limit and could hardly stand up, received a ban and small fine.

Surely that is worse that failure to provide? Why no jail term? Why isn’t there a consistency in sentencing?
by Claretforever
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Poor following yesterday
Replies: 53
Views: 3799

Re: Poor following yesterday

I'd think that we had around 1400 there. Top tier was full (around 1200) plus couple 100 in lower. Accy Clarets took 140. Just been confirmed as 1,235. It’s a very similar figure to last season if I remember rightly. It must be do to with where our fans are located and work commitments of those reg...
by Claretforever
Sat Aug 24, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Favourite Beer..... Real Ale or other!
Replies: 96
Views: 3347

Re: Favourite Beer..... Real Ale or other!

Lancaster Blond...glorious smoooth taste Becks Blue is, by some distance, the best alcohol free Beck’s Blue is decent to be fair, but still rather gassy as a lager. Have you considered Brewdog’s Nanny State? It’s not no alcohol (0.05%), but at 0.5% it’s extremely low alcohol. You still get the tast...
by Claretforever
Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Favourite Beer..... Real Ale or other!
Replies: 96
Views: 3347

Re: Favourite Beer..... Real Ale or other!

Hobgoblin is good. I’m really into my Brewdog at the moment, particularly Elvis Juice and Punk IPA.

They had a nice one on down in the fan zone last season, Claret something or other. Really nice I thought.
by Claretforever
Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leaving as a claret
Replies: 52
Views: 3130

Re: Leaving as a claret

the man who we never truly replaced, John Deary. :P
by Claretforever
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Sunderland – Cup Ticket Information
Replies: 101
Views: 6385

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Sunderland – Cup Ticket Information

Haha. I’ve seen enough games these past few decades which made my eyes burn to avoid that tag, but the Accy game the other year, and what we’ve done against other lowly sides, is too recent in the memory to ignore completely. £10 and £2 kids I’d be tempted to go on and take the young one on. They’r...
by Claretforever
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Sunderland – Cup Ticket Information
Replies: 101
Views: 6385

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Sunderland – Cup Ticket Information

I wasn’t that interested in this anyway, mainly because of Dyche’s disinterest in any cup competition, but the £15-20 price has put me off. I’m not paying that to see what will be a worse performance than a pre-season game. If they get through a couple of rounds then maybe it’ll pique my interest, b...
by Claretforever
Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venky's support for t'Roverrrs ...
Replies: 54
Views: 4081

Re: Venky's support for t'Roverrrs ...

I saw something in the press (admittedly a while ago) that said their company's net worth was between three and four billion. Probably more now. I’ve seen similar, but I’ve also seen people have been mixed up with the accounts as to what currency they were using. It’s quite telling that they don’t ...
by Claretforever
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venky's support for t'Roverrrs ...
Replies: 54
Views: 4081

Re: Venky's support for t'Roverrrs ...

Unfortunately, they are not just rich, but almost un-imaginably rich. They could spend 100 times this and not notice. You say that, and I’ve seen Rovers fans put that too, but when you do the conversation from rupees to sterling they’re rich, as in circa £1bn(it’s been a while since I looked), but ...
by Claretforever
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Citeh fined
Replies: 18
Views: 1510

Re: Citeh fined

First offence = big fine (kind of your warning) Second offence = 3 point deduction Third offence = 5 point deduction Fourth offence = 10 point deduction That’s what would hurt them. 3 points would have cost them the title last year. That should form part of the rules around FFP too. So if they’ve ha...
by Claretforever
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ashley Barnes question
Replies: 53
Views: 4738

Re: Ashley Barnes question

It’s easy to forget he was out so long after doing his ACL at Villa in May 2015. It’s not bothered him one bit. In fact I think it just made him angry... :D
by Claretforever
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would Burnley Survive Non League Football
Replies: 30
Views: 2057

Re: Would Burnley Survive Non League Football

Different time as the whole of Europe, and England in particular, was going through the worst period since WW2 with average crowds. Our average attendance meant we were placed 63rd out of 92 for our average. So a whole division and more were below us, despite ours being low. Last season that same av...
by Claretforever
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Man utd 2009 pix
Replies: 29
Views: 2092

Re: Burnley v Man utd 2009 pix

My memory of that game was the sheer noise our fans made all night. Everyone really got behind the team, so much so Ferguson mentioned it after the game.
by Claretforever
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 18816

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

I am old enough to remember when we developed the Bob Lord at the expense of the team with disastrous consequences.I hope there are funds in place for the alterations and the team to be developed. Different times. We had a turnover of around £200K and spent £300K on a stand. Right now that would be...
by Claretforever
Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 18816

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

Looking at those pics, are the concourses any more packed than say those at the Etihad or the Emirates stadium at half time, for example? Yes. You can see that firstly half of the fans have to spill outside into the smoking area, whether they smoke or not, whilst being exposed to the elements. Insi...
by Claretforever
Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's the game you'll always remember
Replies: 81
Views: 3282

Re: What's the game you'll always remember

Wembley and Ewood, obvs. But also a weird one that stuck in my mind as a childhood memory. 88/89 season, following Sherpa Van final and we’d got off to a flyer, up near the top of the league. As a youngster I thought this was it and we’d walk the league. Then we played Lincoln City on a Tuesday nig...
by Claretforever
Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time For Tom Watson To Apologize
Replies: 188
Views: 8253

Re: Time For Tom Watson To Apologize

Am I the only one who wondered what Tom Watson had done to upset Rowls?
by Claretforever
Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Netflix Drama (2020) - The English Game
Replies: 0
Views: 778

New Netflix Drama (2020) - The English Game

A new football drama about the origins of football. Looks like it might be of interest to folk on here.

They’re filming scenes in the north west July 23-26th.

https://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/17 ... oneclough/
by Claretforever
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Pub - Vintage Claret
Replies: 97
Views: 8948

Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

I think you're describing Harry's bar/Cross Keys from the mid 90s. I could be, ha. Even The Turf Hotel was like that until they did it up a couple of years ago, and the Park View the same, and those pubs did/do get some idiots in. If an extra £0.20 to £0.50 per pint helps put the riff raff off then...
by Claretforever
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Pub - Vintage Claret
Replies: 97
Views: 8948

Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

I’d rather pay slightly more for a better pint and environment than be stuck to the floor in a pub full of idiots.
by Claretforever
Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Pub - Vintage Claret
Replies: 97
Views: 8948

Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

With the Park View/new name opening by Christmas it does give people an option to have a night out it reasonably recent refurbished pubs around the Culvert area, rather than venturing into town. Prinny, Turf, Vintage, Miners, Brickies, View. I’m not including the Oxford in that. :) I hope locals sup...
by Claretforever
Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Pub - Vintage Claret
Replies: 97
Views: 8948

New Pub - Vintage Claret

It looks like a new pub will be opening before the season. The old UDA building was a bit of an eyesore so it looks a huge improvement on Yorkshire Street.
by Claretforever
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Moving the bar at the JHu Jimmy Mac end
Replies: 27
Views: 2040

Re: Moving the bar at the JHu Jimmy Mac end

What is the obsession with tap water temperature? Is it because we've been in the Prem for a good few years and tickets are fairly priced so we're scratching around for stuff to complain about? Or do people genuinely get upset washing hands in cold water? Must see a post about it every day. It does...

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