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by Lord Beamish
Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Cup
Replies: 24
Views: 1382

Re: FA Cup

I can't see either team prioritising this game over the League. I’d expect weakened teams on both sides. I also think that Home Advantage will sway it.
by Lord Beamish
Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Result of the season
Replies: 45
Views: 2390

Re: Result of the season

To be fair to Scholes, he’s just the Pat Crerand for this generation of Man Utd fans. He’s completely one-eyed when it comes to his old Team.
by Lord Beamish
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maguire and Keane
Replies: 6
Views: 846

Re: Maguire and Keane

Maguire is a victim of his ridiculous transfer fee. If he’s worth £80m, what price Jaap Stam? What price Nemanja Vidic? What price Rio Ferdinand?
by Lord Beamish
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Won 3 more games than the Arsenal
Replies: 17
Views: 1402

Re: Won 3 more games than the Arsenal

Beating Arsenal is the one thing that Dyche hasn’t achieved; yet.
by Lord Beamish
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: M65
Replies: 29
Views: 2465

Re: M65

Might be wrong but I'm sure that I heard the infrastructure is in a state of disrepair since they switched the lights off however long ago. In essence, the cabling wasn't maintained and now the costs to reestablish the lighting would be ridiculous. I’d be surpried if the cabling was even there in s...
by Lord Beamish
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Update on Past Fraud Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 511

Re: Update on Past Fraud Thread

I’m glad she got satisfaction for herself, Houseboy.
by Lord Beamish
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How do we move forward?
Replies: 28
Views: 1784

Re: How do we move forward?

Sadly, I think we’re caught in a kind of Malthusian trap, where our model of slow, incremental growth is steadily being overtaken by the speed of the growth in the spending of our competitors. Without outside investment, I think we’ll soon be swamped.
by Lord Beamish
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MASSIVE Result
Replies: 98
Views: 4415

Re: MASSIVE Result

I didnt watch the game live, but watched the extended highlights later, on ClaretsPlayer. That second half performance was more like the Real Sean Dyche’s Burnley than what we’ve seen in a while, and that was pleasing to see.The build up to the winner was an example of the close control, one-touch f...
by Lord Beamish
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our last sweeper?
Replies: 58
Views: 1822

Re: Our last sweeper?

Didn’t Chris Waddle play sweeper for us in the ‘90s?
by Lord Beamish
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pie/ early kick off decision
Replies: 19
Views: 1128

Re: Pie/ early kick off decision

Burnleyareback2 wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:17 pm
What did you decide to do in the end?
I found out the score when a B*stard fan stood near me groaned to his friend that Burnley had just won.
I punched the air and whooped.
Drove home via Ew*od Park and flicked the Vs at the place.
Now trying to find the highlights on ‘tinternet.
by Lord Beamish
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Score prediction v Leicester
Replies: 39
Views: 1201

Re: Score prediction v Leicester

Can't see anyone being offended Lord Beamish, it's just reality. We're 0-1 down at half time, our 'main striker' is playing with a broken nose and we are very weak in midfield. Come the end of the season we can only hope that there are three poorer teams in the Premiership or we are back to playing...
by Lord Beamish
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Score prediction v Leicester
Replies: 39
Views: 1201

Re: Score prediction v Leicester

I can’t see anything but a miserable defeat for us. Apologies to all the expression of this feeling offends.
by Lord Beamish
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pie/ early kick off decision
Replies: 19
Views: 1128

Re: Pie/ early kick off decision

considering all the negativity on the board and social media this week I’d like to know the plans for tomorrow. Considering the early kick off, will you delay your pie before the game or at half time and save it to watch all the protesting fans outside the ground after the game? Just about to take ...
by Lord Beamish
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: LG tvs
Replies: 43
Views: 1418

Re: LG tvs

We have two 12 year old Panasonic Viera Flat Screens, both still going strong.
In 1999, I invested a then astronomical amount of £250 on a top of the range Panasonic DVD player. It died last year.
by Lord Beamish
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Word of the decade
Replies: 22
Views: 912

Re: Word of the decade

KateR wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:08 pm
I'm getting old, so how does one use this version of "they" if the writing to someone or doing a blog for instance? Would I have had to change my opening line to:

They getting old
They is getting old

They would probably use “they’re”. In line with “He’s” and “She’s”.
by Lord Beamish
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things not well at the club?
Replies: 104
Views: 5903

Re: Things not well at the club?

Spike wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:26 pm
would be easier to attract players if the atmosphere was better and all the moaners gave their heads a New Year Wobble!
It’ll make no difference. Only paying them more will.
by Lord Beamish
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things not well at the club?
Replies: 104
Views: 5903

Re: Things not well at the club?

If , or perhaps listening to some on here, when , we are relegated...will anyone feel any great enthusiasm for the season ahead in the Championship knowing that we would be striving to get back into a division that we cannot compete in ? I’ve said before that, to me, the chase and capture of the Pr...
by Lord Beamish
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: predictions for the decade ahead.
Replies: 36
Views: 1257

Re: predictions for the decade ahead.

KateR wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:18 pm

5 Electric cars/vehicles will grow expedentially
They’ll grow teeth at an exponential rate?
by Lord Beamish
Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Drinkwater back in claret and blue
Replies: 77
Views: 3610

Re: ARTICLE: Drinkwater back in claret and blue

What an utter waste of time and money that signing was.
by Lord Beamish
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Star Wars film
Replies: 44
Views: 1947

Re: New Star Wars film

Bin Ont Turf wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:53 pm
The last Star Wars film came out in 1983.
And there it should’ve ended.
by Lord Beamish
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Star Wars film
Replies: 44
Views: 1947

Re: New Star Wars film

conyoviejo wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:36 pm
Enlighten us on some good new stuff then Lord Beamish please..
Plenty of good, original content, in Cinema, if you’re prepared to try something different. Go and have a look for yourself. Don’t take my word for it.
by Lord Beamish
Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Star Wars film
Replies: 44
Views: 1947

Re: New Star Wars film

I too gave up on Star Wars after “Phantom Menace”. It’s all money for old rope. Come up with something new, and I might deign to part with my cash and time.
There’s loads of new stuff to watch out there without catch-penny re-hashes like this.
by Lord Beamish
Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things not well at the club?
Replies: 104
Views: 5903

Re: Things not well at the club?

joey13 wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:45 pm
You think Hendrick will be offered a better deal elsewhere?
Probably by a team coming up from the Championship this summer.
by Lord Beamish
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things not well at the club?
Replies: 104
Views: 5903

Re: Things not well at the club?

Papabendi wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:27 pm
aren't they fairly standard for most clubs?
You tell me? It’s known, for instance, that Sunderland and Newcastle didn’t have them(though the latter may have now). Also, I’d wager that of the ones that do have them, ours have the strictest terms, ie. a larger percentage fall.
by Lord Beamish
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things not well at the club?
Replies: 104
Views: 5903

Re: Things not well at the club?

I can’t help but think our insistence on including a Relegation Clause might be what’s scuppering some of these deals being mentioned.
That has to be taken on the chin by the Club and the Fans, as the Relegation Clause is a sound policy by us, and should not be compromised.
by Lord Beamish
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things not well at the club?
Replies: 104
Views: 5903

Re: Things not well at the club?

The message is quite clear and unified; we are really struggling to compete financially. I can’t see that ever changing.
by Lord Beamish
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche "intrigued" with Vydra reception
Replies: 97
Views: 6037

Re: Dyche "intrigued" with Vydra reception

It’s worth remembering that the Fans he’s having a pop at are the hardcore; the ones that turn up, come what may. Not the fair-weather flakes, like myself.
by Lord Beamish
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche "intrigued" with Vydra reception
Replies: 97
Views: 6037

Re: Dyche "intrigued" with Vydra reception

If Sean Dyche thinks Vydra is as shite as some people reckon he does, why bother even having him on the Bench? Why not offload him this month?
by Lord Beamish
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thanks to those who didn't go
Replies: 70
Views: 3854

Re: Thanks to those who didn't go

Not by playing good football he didn’t. When you say “us fans” you are still talking about the minority. For most of us it’s more than just focusing on the first half of the Villa game or any other time we are playing poorly. There has been far far more good times than bad times under Dyche but eve...
by Lord Beamish
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thanks to those who didn't go
Replies: 70
Views: 3854

Re: Thanks to those who didn't go

Because the manager obviously feels that the best way of staying up is to play the way he does. If he thought that trying to develop our football was the best way that’s what he would do. Look what happened to Stoke as soon as they moved away from the style of play they were used to. Their team was...
by Lord Beamish
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thanks to those who didn't go
Replies: 70
Views: 3854

Re: Thanks to those who didn't go

I don't mean this to be sarcastic in any way but when things Burnley/Turf Moor related seem to upset or anger you so much wouldn't it be better to cut your ties completely. If you did then surely it would prevent your current bitterness towards the club from seemingly upsetting you so much. Give it...
by Lord Beamish
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thanks to those who didn't go
Replies: 70
Views: 3854

Re: Thanks to those who didn't go

Grumps wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:32 pm
If we did it any other way we'd be out of it already
If we’d have started that way, yes. What we haven’t really done(though I’ll concede that we’ve half-heartedly tried) is tried to develop our game. That ended with the long term injury to Defour.
by Lord Beamish
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thanks to those who didn't go
Replies: 70
Views: 3854

Re: Thanks to those who didn't go

I don't think you could use cost as an excuse yesterday I love seeing burnley in the top division, something I didn't think my children or grandchildren would ever see, fortunately they can, and do. I will put up with any style of football which keeps us there, because realistically we will be out ...
by Lord Beamish
Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thanks to those who didn't go
Replies: 70
Views: 3854

Re: Thanks to those who didn't go

As a burnley fan you must have missed a lot of seasons if it's good, exciting football you will only watch I find it easier to accept crappy football when there is an excuse for it. In the past we were mainly broke and that could justify some of the turgid crap we had to endure. On to of that it wa...
by Lord Beamish
Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thanks to those who didn't go
Replies: 70
Views: 3854

Re: Thanks to those who didn't go

Grumps wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:13 pm
Depends how much you like football I guess. I hate to miss home games, only holidays, illness or weddings get in the way. I could have a walk and a drink any other day.
We’re not seeing much football at the Turf, these days.
by Lord Beamish
Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thanks to those who didn't go
Replies: 70
Views: 3854

Re: Thanks to those who didn't go

I enjoyed a cracking walk over the tops between Cornholme an Hebden Bridge, with a friend who was visiting home, and my dog Rosie, taking in the New Delight at Jack Bridge, and then the White Lion at Heptonstall(where we checked the score on the BBC app and then watched the goals), before heading do...
by Lord Beamish
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are you missing the Peterborough game ? If so why ?
Replies: 120
Views: 3003

Re: Are you missing the Peterborough game ? If so why ?

I’m off for a walk over the tops into Hebden, via Jack Bridge(New Delight), and Heptonstall(White Lion), finishing at the Fox and Goose.
I’ll check the score later.
by Lord Beamish
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A can't be arsed day
Replies: 17
Views: 724

Re: A can't be arsed day

I’m off for a walk over the tops into Hebden, via Jack Bridge(New Delight), and Heptonstall(White Lion), finishing at the Fox and Goose.
I’ll check the score later.
by Lord Beamish
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: R.I.P. Derek Acorah.
Replies: 27
Views: 1687

Re: R.I.P. Derek Acorah.

I’m sorry if I offended anyone with my photo blunder.
by Lord Beamish
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The chairman’s comments on the transfer situation
Replies: 244
Views: 8537

Re: The chairman’s comments on the transfer situation

I’ve said it before, but I think it bears repetition; for me, what the past two years or so have showed is that the chase of the Premier League was far better than it’s capture. Now we have it, we really do not have the means to keep it, and it will probably damage us quite badly before it escapes us.
by Lord Beamish
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: R.I.P. Derek Acorah.
Replies: 27
Views: 1687

R.I.P. Derek Acorah.

I wonder if the Spirits warned him?
by Lord Beamish
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What is wrong?
Replies: 110
Views: 5217

Re: What is wrong?

Bin Ont Turf wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:07 pm
Yes, you being an utter bore.
Not nearly as boring as watching Dyche’s Burnley Team. More and more of us are getting turned off by the lack of entertainment.
by Lord Beamish
Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Corner On Halftime
Replies: 70
Views: 2695

Re: The Corner On Halftime

The Ref proper trolled us. We deserved it, too.
by Lord Beamish
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I Have To Say..
Replies: 97
Views: 3794

Re: I Have To Say..

There’s some static on the thread.
by Lord Beamish
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I Have To Say..
Replies: 97
Views: 3794

Re: I Have To Say..

BOYSIE31 wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:07 pm
You have changed your tune - I have been banging on about how poor we are for over 12 months but you defend dyche to the hilt
You complain incessantly and indiscriminately. You are essentially messageboard white noise.
by Lord Beamish
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I Have To Say..
Replies: 97
Views: 3794

Re: I Have To Say..

Plenty of seats at Ewood for floaters like you. The thing is, I’m not a R*vers Fan. I’m a Burnley Fan. One that is getting truly bored with our style of play, frustrated at our lack of proper investment in the First 11, and worried that our standing still in Team Development is actually moving the ...
by Lord Beamish
Thu Dec 26, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 58% Pass Success
Replies: 56
Views: 1890

Re: 58% Pass Success

aggi wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 5:59 pm
Sounds a bit like the goal we scored against Brighton earlier this season (which was a bit of a surprise as we struggled to string two passes together for a lot of that game).
And that’s what’s most galling. We can play good, pass and move football, but most of the time we elect not to.
by Lord Beamish
Thu Dec 26, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I Have To Say..
Replies: 97
Views: 3794

Re: I Have To Say..

taio wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 5:26 pm
you've been saying for some time you've fallen out of love with football so yes no point getting a season ticket
Burnley’s style is hardly going to re-kindle my passion, is it?