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by lakedistrictclaret
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Guess The Gate
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Bournemouth
Replies: 10
Views: 108

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Bournemouth

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by lakedistrictclaret
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man City vs West Ham
Replies: 62
Views: 2008

Re: Man City vs West Ham

Jesus has already missed two one-on-ones.
by lakedistrictclaret
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man City vs West Ham
Replies: 62
Views: 2008

Re: Man City vs West Ham

Vino blanco wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:35 pm
Plenty of empty seats at the Etihad.
Thousands, by the look if it.
by lakedistrictclaret
Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Any news about Socrates and Tony from Accrington?
Replies: 26
Views: 1853

Re: Any news about Socrates and Tony from Accrington?

I think you've got the wrong Tony with that one I'm terribly sorry CT, I thought it was tybfc. Anyway, eleven years late, thanks very much for your kindness. It was definately ty that got me the Reading ticket, though. I've always thought that if you've got a problem that you need help with, there ...
by lakedistrictclaret
Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Any news about Socrates and Tony from Accrington?
Replies: 26
Views: 1853

Re: Any news about Socrates and Tony from Accrington?

I don't know Socrates personally, but I always enjoy his intelligent and thought-provoking posts. Tony I do know, and I won' t forget his kindness back in 2009. Firstly he sorted me out with a ticket for the Reading play off second leg ( one of only two occasions where the club had sold out by the t...
by lakedistrictclaret
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Standing up for the lads could return soon
Replies: 20
Views: 1050

Re: ARTICLE: Standing up for the lads could return soon

What concerns me is that even if/when clubs instal safe standing, away fans will still stand in the seated areas.
by lakedistrictclaret
Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Still looks good
Replies: 16
Views: 2552

Re: Still looks good

I hope nobody saw you taking those photos Tony, they will have assumed you were a star-struck United supporting football tourist, probably from somewhere like Dorset or Finland.
by lakedistrictclaret
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Guess The Gate
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Arsenal
Replies: 24
Views: 227

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Arsenal

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by lakedistrictclaret
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brentford another ground to be unticked
Replies: 62
Views: 2265

Re: Brentford another ground to be unticked

I never went to the Vetch or the Old Show Ground, but to your list I can add, off the top of my head, Eastville, Twerton Park, the Manor Ground, Layer Road and Roker Park.
by lakedistrictclaret
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Train prices for Newcastle away
Replies: 28
Views: 1885

Re: Train prices for Newcastle away

I'm going. Senior railcard return from Carlisle, about a tenner.
Only been to four aways since beginning of last season, Wolves, Everton, Sheff U and Everton, 0-1, 0-2, O-3, 0-1.


Hoping for better.
by lakedistrictclaret
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation Odds
Replies: 56
Views: 5880

Re: Relegation Odds

cockneyclaret wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:23 pm
Norwich
Brighton (relegated at ours)
Bournemouth
These are my three as well at the moment, although I will probably change my mind after the next round of fixtures.
by lakedistrictclaret
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Guess The Gate
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Leicester
Replies: 27
Views: 246

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Leicester

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by lakedistrictclaret
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ground name quiz.
Replies: 77
Views: 1114

Re: Ground name quiz.

Geoff Palmer(ston Park) - Queen of the South
by lakedistrictclaret
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: South Afica v England 3rd test
Replies: 109
Views: 3293

Re: South Afica v England 3rd test

This coming season will probably be the last for kolpak contracts, they're not going to be possible after Brexit.
by lakedistrictclaret
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Happy Birthday C.T
Replies: 28
Views: 1093

Re: Happy Birthday C.T

Many Happy Returns, Tony
by lakedistrictclaret
Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's programme
Replies: 5
Views: 954

Re: Today's programme

I didn't know that......that'll teach me to miss cup games!
by lakedistrictclaret
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's programme
Replies: 5
Views: 954

Today's programme

Great that the club issued a programme today with a retro cover. A number of clubs have done this ( Villa, Everton, WBA ) and I think it's an excellent idea.

Pity they started with a programme from a relegation season, though.
by lakedistrictclaret
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will you be awake at Midnight &....
Replies: 38
Views: 1259

Re: Will you be awake at Midnight &....

Nothing to drink for me.

I'll be going to bed at 9 o'clock, an hour's reading and lights out at 10.

Up at 6 o'clock tomorrow morning in preparation for travelling down to the Villa game.
by lakedistrictclaret
Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Guess The Gate
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Aston Villa
Replies: 26
Views: 364

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Aston Villa

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by lakedistrictclaret
Wed Dec 25, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Guess The Gate
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Manchester United
Replies: 28
Views: 461

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Manchester United

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Tony, I don't think my points from the Newcastle game have been added to the league table.
by lakedistrictclaret
Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Greetings from Mauritius
Replies: 20
Views: 801

Re: Greetings from Mauritius

Your posts are always very uplifting, Dave.

A very happy Christmas to you and all your friends and family.
by lakedistrictclaret
Fri Dec 20, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boro v Stoke
Replies: 21
Views: 994

Re: Boro v Stoke

2-1 Boro
by lakedistrictclaret
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Guess the Gate Update
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Re: Guess the Gate Update

Tony, the 566 points ( I think ) that I earned today don't appear to have been added.

Not that I'm keen on winning this, of course!
by lakedistrictclaret
Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Guess The Gate
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Newcastle
Replies: 28
Views: 450

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Newcastle

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by lakedistrictclaret
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The UTC GE poll
Replies: 163
Views: 5030

Re: The UTC GE poll

Conservative

7
by lakedistrictclaret
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your Dyche best 11
Replies: 22
Views: 1229

Re: Your Dyche best 11

Im_not_Robbie_Blake wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:48 am
What about Sir Robert Blake? First name on my teamshet.
Robbie was long gone by the time Sean Dyche arrived.
by lakedistrictclaret
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton (a) - General Info Thread
Replies: 8
Views: 567

Re: Everton (a) - General Info Thread

For those of you who are driving and don't like parking in Liverpool, Merseyrail are one of the very few operators running trains on Boxing Day.

I'm driving to Ormskirk ( big, free station car park ) and getting the train to Kirkdale.
by lakedistrictclaret
Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Recommendations for a good book....
Replies: 52
Views: 1760

Re: Recommendations for a good book....

I love Charles Dickens, I've read all his novels, most of them several times. I've just finished "This Is Going To Hurt" , which is the diary of a junior hospital doctor, Adam Kay. It's full of anecdotes, most of them funny but some very sad. A typical story is when Adam was accompanying a consultan...
by lakedistrictclaret
Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 78167

Re: General Election Is On

The fact is that Andrew Neil is far cleverer than Jeremy Corbyn,who hadn't prepared properly for that interview.
by lakedistrictclaret
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Death Penalty.
Replies: 307
Views: 12263

Re: The Death Penalty.

The defence barrister's job is not to get to the truth, and he does not have to believe his client. His job is to put forward the defendant's case to the court, however implausible that might be.
by lakedistrictclaret
Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight’s Blast from our Claret & Blue Past is....
Replies: 13
Views: 1126

Re: Tonight’s Blast from our Claret & Blue Past is....

I thought he was better than that other O'Connor we had, who I never really rated.
by lakedistrictclaret
Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “I let the side down”
Replies: 105
Views: 6268

Re: “I let the side down”

Just watched the interview. Some of the most cringeworthy tv I’ve seen. A poster hit the nail on the head with ‘toe curling’. So far out of touch with reality, Why on earth would anyone stay at a known sex offenders house ? Even Tim nice but dim wouldn’t. Prince Andrew was about as convincing as th...
by lakedistrictclaret
Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Stars and their cars....
Replies: 22
Views: 2355

Re: Burnley Stars and their cars....

Strictly speaking Danny Drinkwater doesn't drive anything at the moment ( I hope ), because he was banned for twenty months in May this year.
by lakedistrictclaret
Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Eric gets on his bike for the Clarets
Replies: 13
Views: 1158

Re: ARTICLE: Eric gets on his bike for the Clarets

Good story.

You haven't changed a bit, Tony :D
by lakedistrictclaret
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Socrates
Replies: 75
Views: 2988

Re: FAO Socrates

Bloody hell, Socrates!
by lakedistrictclaret
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Carlisle United
Replies: 19
Views: 1901

Carlisle United

Steven Pressley sacked at Carlisle.

Guess who is second favourite with the bookies. ( clue: he tells lies )

Favourite is Gavin Skelton, Helen Skelton's brother.
by lakedistrictclaret
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Facts About the NHS
Replies: 91
Views: 1909

Re: Facts About the NHS

My personal experience is that if you have something serious, like cancer, the NHS works.

If however you have something non-life threatening, like my hernia, you wait, and wait, and wait, and then go private.
by lakedistrictclaret
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Please reply to this thread
Replies: 12
Views: 660

Re: Please reply to this thread

Good morning, everyone.
by lakedistrictclaret
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Guess The Gate
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v West Ham
Replies: 28
Views: 5767

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v West Ham

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by lakedistrictclaret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Oh Lord – a bandage in the meat
Replies: 9
Views: 734

Re: ARTICLE: Oh Lord – a bandage in the meat

Rodleydave wrote:By Dave Thomas and Mike Smith... it would never have appeared if we had not got together.

Sorry Dave, I knew it was a joint effort but I couldn't remember Mike's name and I'm afraid I couldn't be bothered to get up and look.
by lakedistrictclaret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Oh Lord – a bandage in the meat
Replies: 9
Views: 734

Re: ARTICLE: Oh Lord – a bandage in the meat

I've just finished Dave Thomas's biography of Bob Lord ( highly recommended, by the way ).

That was by no means Bob Lord's first appearance before the local magistrates in connection with his butchery business.
by lakedistrictclaret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best Burnley fight back you have ever seen ?
Replies: 93
Views: 2884

Re: Best Burnley fight back you have ever seen ?

69-70 v. Crystal Palace at home. 0-2 down and won 4-2.

What is unusual is that exactly the same thing happened the following Saturday against Sheffield Wednesday.
by lakedistrictclaret
Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 41
Views: 3026

Re: MOTD

Yep! probably true,i've never understood what Wrighty's gripe is or was with his time at Burnley,i know he didn't play week in,week out,but i'm pretty sure that was also the case during his spell at Celtic,i think we all accept that Stan is an abrasive character,so whether there was a clash of pers...
by lakedistrictclaret
Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clapping today
Replies: 259
Views: 7761

Re: Clapping today

Those of us who sit near the back of the JHU, towards the Bee Hole end, didn't have a clue what was going on because we can't see the big screen.
by lakedistrictclaret
Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Classical Music
Replies: 32
Views: 807

Re: Classical Music

Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.1

Forty minutes of heaven.