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by nil_desperandum
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheff Utd v. Newcastle
Replies: 43
Views: 1726

Re: Sheff Utd v. Newcastle

FactualFrank wrote:
Tue Jan 12, 2021 5:28 pm
Sheffield United... winning? I want to see Derby's record broken :)
That doesn't help us though. It's better that they can compete with other teams towards the bottom and take points off them.
The less points they get then the more points will be needed to finish 17th - (most likely).
by nil_desperandum
Sun Jan 10, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Football 10-1-21
Replies: 136
Views: 2370

Re: Today's Football 10-1-21

Funkydrummer wrote:
Sun Jan 10, 2021 3:21 pm
How's he got the strength to play football ? :o :o :o
Well, he did only last two minutes.
by nil_desperandum
Sun Jan 10, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barley is full.
Replies: 80
Views: 7627

Re: Barley is full.

I was told yesterday that you could exercise within 5 miles of your home. I think that probably meant driving no more than 5 miles before starting the exercise. Dep. Chief Const of Lancashire, Terry Woods (on Radio Lancs - at about 7.50 the other morning ) said it was ok to drive from Preston to Ly...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Jan 10, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Football 10-1-21
Replies: 136
Views: 2370

Re: Today's Football 10-1-21

A part of me is wanting a Leeds win - and then drawn against us. First you wanted us to play Blackburn and now Leeds. Our priority is the League. A cup run would be good, but we don't don't want the distraction of a high-profile match against a big rival. A winnable home tie against a team that we ...
by nil_desperandum
Sat Jan 09, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wood and Barnes
Replies: 105
Views: 3245

Re: Wood and Barnes

Let’s not pull any punches here, the side we put out today wasn’t short of a full team, a premier league side vs a league one side, we should of absolutely battered them, over by half time. Didn't exactly batter them, but with the chances we had, we should certainly have been 4 or 5 goals clear by ...
by nil_desperandum
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wood and Barnes
Replies: 105
Views: 3245

Re: Wood and Barnes

Local cricketer wrote:
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:23 pm
Vydra misses way to many chances as was shown today
Maybe, but, talking of missing chances:
Did you actually watch Wood and Barnes today?
(In fact pretty much all season).
by nil_desperandum
Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD press conference at 4pm
Replies: 114
Views: 6188

Re: SD press conference at 4pm

There are 7 categories of vulnerable people. It is hoped, although probably unrealistic, that the first dose will be given to the first 4 categories by mid February. Vaccinating with both doses to all 7 categories won’t happen before the season finishes so Dyche’s statement, although well meaning, ...
by nil_desperandum
Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD press conference at 4pm
Replies: 114
Views: 6188

Re: SD press conference at 4pm

I don't like the idea at all of footballers jumping the queue, but the alternative might be that the season ends. Now that wouldn't really worry me, as I don't really like watching in football on the TV, and have only watched about half of Burnley's games and NONE others. However, for tens if not hu...
by nil_desperandum
Thu Jan 07, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robert Snodgrass
Replies: 82
Views: 3755

Re: Robert Snodgrass

Snodgrass confirmed to WBA for 18 months Just hope someone comes in for Jones now and Tarks stays till summer (Jones will not want to come as 3rd choice) It's been said quite a few times on previous threads: if Jones is fit and playing anything like his potential, he'd be first choice at RB or as a...
by nil_desperandum
Thu Jan 07, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ryan Nyambe
Replies: 14
Views: 1795

Re: Ryan Nyambe

Anything that weakens their squad and upsets their fickle fans should be welcomed on here.
by nil_desperandum
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Elderly parents : advice needed
Replies: 44
Views: 1435

Re: Elderly parents : advice needed

You can do power or attorney without solicitors if you feel up to it for just the cost of registration, all the info is on the government web site. Yes. It's very simple to do yourself. If you are capable of logging onto this site and using it then you should be able to save solicitor fees. (Of cou...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pratt Jones reffing Newcastle match at moment
Replies: 38
Views: 2976

Re: Pratt Jones reffing Newcastle match at moment

I know there's some very stiff competition, but Taylor is possibly my least favourite PL ref. Nah!! It’s John Moss by a country mile. No contest. [/quote] Moss? Some may agree with you, but by a country mile? It's a fairly low bar, but there are a good number including Mason, Scott, Friend, Bankes ...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pratt Jones reffing Newcastle match at moment
Replies: 38
Views: 2976

Re: Pratt Jones reffing Newcastle match at moment

Absolutely shocking display against us & now just a week later he gets another top flight game. Why hasn’t he be banned? or booted back down to lower leagues? He is the worst referee i have seen at this level for years. He was allocated this match before last Sunday's cock-ups, and I doubt that the...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joel Randall (son of Ady)
Replies: 43
Views: 3277

Re: Joel Randall (son of Ady)

arise_sir_charge wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:29 pm
Fairly sure he was married to a local girl or at least he had a kid with her. She was the sister of a lad that played cricket.
James Capstick.
by nil_desperandum
Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Big Match Revisited
Replies: 29
Views: 1858

Re: Big Match Revisited

welsbyswife wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:32 pm
The John Gayle shoulder was a friday night game. Elton in the chair, Tyldsley commentating with Lou Macari as co commentator. Football for Free on ITV!! Steve Davies scored a cracker.
My recollection was of a Friday or Saturday evening, but it's listed as being Sunday Nov 20th at 17.00.
by nil_desperandum
Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Big Match Revisited
Replies: 29
Views: 1858

Re: Big Match Revisited

That was the season before, 73-74 when the 3 day week was happening. The "John Gayle" match I was thinking of turns out to have been in 1994 and is reported to have been our first "live" TV game in colour. It was played at 5pm on the Sunday Nov 20th. Just checked on the Jan 1974 fixture which we lo...
by nil_desperandum
Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fulham game off
Replies: 113
Views: 5728

Re: Fulham game off

The disappointing thing is that we should be playing this game when on a really good run of form and a chance to put a huge amount of daylight between us and the bottom three. As it stands we will now have a fixture backlog and may face a stronger, and more in form Fulham side at a later date. Mayb...
by nil_desperandum
Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fulham game off
Replies: 113
Views: 5728

Re: Fulham game off

[quote=tiger76 post_id=1456851 time=1609593134 user_id=3607 The only issue with this scenario is that clubs might be tempted to conceal any positive cases, and that's the last thing anybody wants. [/quote Surely these tests are carried out and recorded independently? (If not then it's open to all ki...
by nil_desperandum
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fulham game in doubt?
Replies: 155
Views: 14433

Re: Fulham game in doubt?

Not sure how this is better for us? SD seemed to suggest we’d have Dwight, Jay, Vydra back for that game, so really only Charlie out. Except he wouldn't be selecting both Jay and Vydra, (and probably neither), and you are forgetting Cork and JBG, and that Brady, Bardsley and others are not fully fi...
by nil_desperandum
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fulham game in doubt?
Replies: 155
Views: 14433

Re: Fulham game in doubt?

Not sure how this is better for us? SD seemed to suggest we’d have Dwight, Jay, Vydra back for that game, so really only Charlie out. They had quite a few first teamers out by all accounts, so surely would massively favour them it being called off? But we've seen it happen time and time again that ...
by nil_desperandum
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Big Match Revisited
Replies: 29
Views: 1858

Re: Big Match Revisited

Dark Cloud wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:56 am
Was the Sheff Utd game the one played on a Saturday night about 7.30??
No don't think so. I think that was much later with John Gayle shouldering the ball into the net.
This was ITV (Granada), with Leighton James, Collins, Fletcher and Uwe etc.
Think I spotted myself behind the goals!
by nil_desperandum
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fulham game in doubt?
Replies: 155
Views: 14433

Re: Fulham game in doubt?

RVclaret wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:53 am
Is it guaranteed that we won’t have any injuries by the time we next play them?
Of course not, but we would be v unfortunate to have a thinner squad than we have at present, and also I think - in the current circumstances - under siege Fulham would have raised their game and been tough to beat.
by nil_desperandum
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fulham game in doubt?
Replies: 155
Views: 14433

Re: Fulham game in doubt?

All players who breached covid rules should be suspended when the game is eventually replayed - but of course it won't happen.
(On a positive, we currently have key players injured and maybe we're ready for rest).
by nil_desperandum
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Big Match Revisited
Replies: 29
Views: 1858

Big Match Revisited

Burnley v Sheff Utd on ITV 4 now.
1975
Edit:
Only brief highlights, but worth watching on ITV4 + 1. (Would need to watch from about 12.15.)
Good Burnley team.
Brian O'Neil playing for Southampton in the game that follows
by nil_desperandum
Fri Jan 01, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team vs Fulham
Replies: 25
Views: 1884

Re: Team vs Fulham

tiger76 wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 2:19 pm
All fair points NC, if we can get 60 minutes out of JBG,
If we try to get 60 ins out of JBG then we probably won't see him again until Easter.
by nil_desperandum
Fri Jan 01, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hypothetical Sex Party
Replies: 261
Views: 9767

Re: Hypothetical Sex Party

Bosscat wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:13 pm
Free entry at the rear 🤭
Do you not need to upgrade your membership to go in that way?
by nil_desperandum
Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Looking bleak for the new owners already!
Replies: 13
Views: 2076

Re: Looking bleak for the new owners already!

Perhaps they think they have bought Barnsley! Except it's Burton Albion who fill that slot. It could be the predictive text explanation given above, but I prefer the idea that it's a Rovers fan with a sense of humour. If so, it doesn't offend me in the slightest. Sort of thing one of us might do to...
by nil_desperandum
Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Looking bleak for the new owners already!
Replies: 13
Views: 2076

Re: Looking bleak for the new owners already!

BurnleyFC wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:17 am
:lol:

Do you think it’s a running joke with someone at Sky?
Yes. It would appear that one of our b***** friends down the road might work for them.
by nil_desperandum
Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The more experienced Kavanagh to referee tonight
Replies: 18
Views: 800

Re: ARTICLE: The more experienced Kavanagh to referee tonight

Hapag Lloyd wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 11:30 am
Let’s hope Mr Kavanagh remains injury free.
Fair enough.
Anyone know when we last had to call upon the 4th official to "step up" at Turf Moor?
by nil_desperandum
Tue Dec 29, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The more experienced Kavanagh to referee tonight
Replies: 18
Views: 800

Re: ARTICLE: The more experienced Kavanagh to referee tonight

Hapag Lloyd wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 11:13 am
The fourth official is more of a worry for me.
He doesn't really have much - if any -impact on the game does he?
VAR is your man nowadays.
by nil_desperandum
Tue Dec 29, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The more experienced Kavanagh to referee tonight
Replies: 18
Views: 800

Re: ARTICLE: The more experienced Kavanagh to referee tonight

Rather concerning that we have Bankes on VAR.
That turns VAR into something of a lottery.
by nil_desperandum
Tue Dec 29, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mark Halsey says referees are biased towards certain clubs
Replies: 41
Views: 2715

Re: Mark Halsey says referees are biased towards certain clubs

..... but what I cant accept is that refs are biased and corrupt which is what some posters on here seem to genuinely think There's actually a difference between being biased and corrupt. It's possible to be unconsciously biased, and I'm sure we see this sometimes. Naturally this will tend to favou...
by nil_desperandum
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Australia-India 1st test (Adelaide Oval)
Replies: 67
Views: 2185

Re: Australia-India 1st test (Adelaide Oval)

CleggHall wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:35 am
Smith’s lack of technique will tell on him one day.
Let's hope that it's one day soon.
by nil_desperandum
Mon Dec 28, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD 2 Leeds v Burnley
Replies: 74
Views: 4529

Re: MOTD 2 Leeds v Burnley

Seems a bit odd that Leic have got him twice in 5 days. Once in the middle and then on VAR.
Could see lots of penalties via VARdy.
New v Lei, Jones as ref, and Mason on VAR. The dream team!
by nil_desperandum
Mon Dec 28, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: A first Burnley league game for referee Jones
Replies: 187
Views: 5810

Re: ARTICLE: A first Burnley league game for referee Jones

For the person saying the whistle blew before the keeper got involved, may I suggest you get the sound synced on your dodgy stream before commenting ;) https://fb.watch/2ES_y36r9F/ Don't think anyone has said that. The issue is that he blew up before Barnes put the ball in the net, which mean't tha...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Dec 28, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I would rather h he gave gone down 3-0
Replies: 6
Views: 919

Re: I would rather h he gave gone down 3-0

To a Bamford hat-trick, than be cheated out of a point (and possibly more) by an inept official Yep. Being relegated on goal difference by 1 goal because we lost 3-0 rather than 1-0 makes a lot of sense. That'll show 'em". We're all annoyed, but have to accept that with these officials it could hav...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Dec 27, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: A first Burnley league game for referee Jones
Replies: 187
Views: 5810

Re: ARTICLE: A first Burnley league game for referee Jones

If you as the referee are the best placed match official to make a decision then the expectation is that you make the decision. That will have been part of the referees pre match instructions. There are plenty of times when the referee has been closest and I have seen something from the line 25-30 ...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Dec 27, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: A first Burnley league game for referee Jones
Replies: 187
Views: 5810

Re: ARTICLE: A first Burnley league game for referee Jones

MT03ALG wrote:
Sun Dec 27, 2020 9:06 pm
22 divided by 11 = 2 !!
I think that's after today.
The poster said up to today - (19 Divided by 10 = 1.9)
by nil_desperandum
Sun Dec 27, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: A first Burnley league game for referee Jones
Replies: 187
Views: 5810

Re: ARTICLE: A first Burnley league game for referee Jones

As balance I have shared the no penalty clip with a group of refereeing friends and they are 50/50 split including give the safe decision as a defensive free kick and get out of the way. I find that statement interesting and slightly baffling. Surely the "safe" decision at any level would to allow ...
by nil_desperandum
Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley win Bloomfield Boxing Day Battle
Replies: 33
Views: 876

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley win Bloomfield Boxing Day Battle

For some reason, I remember the game almost as though it was last week, whereas I can't remember half the games we've played in the last two years. Getting older I suppose. It was a great day out, unlike many Boxing Day games. Losing to a very late goal at Barnsley, and driving to Chesterfield to fi...
by nil_desperandum
Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7582
Views: 518379

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Maybe it’s my fault for not inserting a smiley :) A smiley might have done the job. I got it immediately, (and agreed with you), but the actual confusion was caused by not using quotation marks, which would have made it clear to those who didn't know, that it was a quote, rather than your own serio...
by nil_desperandum
Thu Dec 24, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boxing day footy
Replies: 18
Views: 1604

Re: Boxing day footy

Does anyone know if you can attend at Bacup Boro on Boxiing Day?
I can't find any info.
(Did go earlier in the season, and no need at that point to "pre-book").
by nil_desperandum
Wed Dec 23, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC - Games of Your Decades
Replies: 58
Views: 1807

Re: Burnley FC - Games of Your Decades

60s Burnley 5 Dirty Leeds 1 (When Ralph Coates sat on he ball in the centre circle inviting them to come and get it. Yes, we were so good). 70s. Has to be Champions to be Dirty Leeds 1 Burnley 4 in 1974, with Fletcher's "goal of the decade" 80s The Orient game 90s (Not so easy to pick) Probably the ...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Dec 23, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boxing day footy
Replies: 18
Views: 1604

Re: Boxing day footy

Been looking at official Govt. Guidance.(Current) On one page it says no spectators permitted in Tier 3 , but in another section it says this: 2.1.5. Spectators & children Objective: To ensure distancing of spectators and children within sport and leisure facilities Supporters, parents, and other sp...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Dec 23, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boxing day footy
Replies: 18
Views: 1604

Re: Boxing day footy

I'll be very pleased to be wrong, but I didn't think that spectators were allowed in tier 3??
by nil_desperandum
Tue Dec 22, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lee Mason
Replies: 46
Views: 3954

Re: Lee Mason

Quite interesting this. We're in a good mood because we played well and won, but ask a random sample of Burnley supporters before the game whether they were happy that Mason was officiating, and the vast majority would have expressed views pretty similar to the Wolves manager. I don't think he was s...
by nil_desperandum
Sat Dec 19, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Strictly
Replies: 169
Views: 5738

Re: Strictly

Always a bit disappointing when the best dancer doesn't win, but on this occasion I thought that Bill was a worthy winner. It was a remarkable achievement for someone of his age, and with no previous dance experience to reach the level that he did. His musicality shone through, and he proved to be g...
by nil_desperandum
Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Return to Turf Moor Update
Replies: 335
Views: 8060

Re: Return to Turf Moor Update

Seven pages of bickering for nothing 😂 Not necessarily. It's quite possible that someone will pass on some of the views expressed on this thread, and they've now plenty of time, to consider whether any of the points were valid, and whether it's possible / desirable to tweak the system before announ...
by nil_desperandum
Tue Dec 15, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Penalty?
Replies: 49
Views: 1792

Re: Penalty?

Watched match of the day two and that annoying ‘chappers’ bloke said they aren't going to talk about that and just left it! The corruption and bias is so large in this league it is disgusting really. Imagine if it had been the other way around. Maybe wrong, but my interpretation of the MOTD comment...
by nil_desperandum
Tue Dec 15, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Move for Hendrick.....
Replies: 71
Views: 4472

Re: Move for Hendrick.....

I liked him too. Hard worker, did his best, regular member of a side that twice finished in the top half - what's not to like? He was a very good, likeable, squad player. Exactly this. I don't think any poster has ever suggested that he was any better than this, but those who claim he is a bad play...