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by TheFamilyCat
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Two forwards needed to complete the team
Replies: 30
Views: 592

Re: ARTICLE: Two forwards needed to complete the team

Tough choice. Barnes is our highest top flight scorer in over 40 years so for that reason alone has to be in, even without the need to include everything else he offers. Austin was a brilliant goalscorer but only played in the 2nd tier for us; Gray’s goals got us promoted and helped to keep us up; V...
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Too hot by far
Replies: 5
Views: 637

Re: Too hot by far

Well it’s strongly rumoured to get into the 20’s here anytime now. Scorchio
by TheFamilyCat
Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hillsborough 1989 - today's court news
Replies: 154
Views: 4636

Re: Hillsborough 1989 - today's court news

Ok, I read 2 Bee Holed’s comment to be that it was a new development.
by TheFamilyCat
Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hillsborough 1989 - today's court news
Replies: 154
Views: 4636

Re: Hillsborough 1989 - today's court news

He was charged and tried for just with manslaughter initially wasn’t he? Didn’t realise that if they failed to get a conviction they can just change the charge and try again.
by TheFamilyCat
Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1119

Re: Glastonbury 2019

Saw the line up the other day and there is very little on that who i’d go and see. I’d be very disappointed if I had a ticket.

I know there’s much more to Glastonbury than just the bands but i’d still want to guarantee a few bands I like for my money.
by TheFamilyCat
Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lampard : Rams Give Green Light To Chelsea
Replies: 51
Views: 1613

Re: Lampard : Rams Give Green Light To Chelsea

Why? Whats he got to lose? They are under a transfer ban and fans will not expect too much especially with Hazard leaving too. Its an amazing opportunity which no matter how it ends he shouldnt lose much respect because of the issues there. Despite all that going on there will be a certain level of...
by TheFamilyCat
Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lampard : Rams Give Green Light To Chelsea
Replies: 51
Views: 1613

Re: Lampard : Rams Give Green Light To Chelsea

Lampard must be incredibly arrogant to even consider this.
by TheFamilyCat
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scorcher this coming weekend
Replies: 41
Views: 1795

Re: Scorcher this coming weekend

FactualFrank wrote:
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Keeley gets my vote too. Being the Daughter of former Claret Terry Donovan earns her extra points
by TheFamilyCat
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Reginald Bosanquet
Replies: 10
Views: 1499

Re: Reginald Bosanquet

Imploding Turtle wrote:Kinda like how people forget that Mother Teresa died a few days before Diana.


And Jeffrey Bernard a few days after.
by TheFamilyCat
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 9693
Views: 133250

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

In 2007, Tony Blair resigned as Prime Minister and Labour Leader and Brown was chosen to replace him in an uncontested election. Blair said he expected Gordon Brown to succeed him, and that Brown "would make an excellent Prime Minister". When nominations for the leadership elections opene...
by TheFamilyCat
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rafa Goes
Replies: 66
Views: 3733

Re: Rafa Goes

Let’s hope that if SD is linked, then Newcastle announce their new man (hopefully not SD) before we’re back for preseason. Can do without the speculation interrupting our plans.
by TheFamilyCat
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arise, Sir Andrew Murray
Replies: 38
Views: 1488

Re: Arise, Sir Andrew Murray

I know it's a foreign concept to you but I'm quite capable of identifying my own biases and then excluding to form objective opinions. And being Scottish isn't much of a bias since i'm not irrationally proud of my nationality. If you start claiming that The Proclaimers and Jimmy Krankie should be k...
by TheFamilyCat
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ali Brownlee
Replies: 14
Views: 1647

Re: Ali Brownlee

And fair play to anyone who goes to watch it and certainly not criticising, but got to ask the same question as theroyaldyche Tricky. You travelled a long way, got soaked just to watch Ali Brownlee to run passed you for a few seconds? From the photos it looks like he ran past at least twice (assumi...
by TheFamilyCat
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse vs Burnley 1969
Replies: 16
Views: 679

Re: Lowerhouse vs Burnley 1969

Some shocking techniques on display!
by TheFamilyCat
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Cameroon
Replies: 65
Views: 2005

Re: England vs Cameroon

TVC15 wrote:Cameroon could have had 2 sent off here - clear red card elbow and think one of em them spat at an England player too.
How unladylike


Don’t we have a Ted McMinn type to point out the spitting to the ref?
by TheFamilyCat
Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Inside info?
Replies: 7
Views: 823

Re: Inside info?

“Suggesting” in what sense? That he’d Be a good choice? That they’re interested in him?That it’s likely to happen?

Pointless op without context.
by TheFamilyCat
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yet more bad news... hidden away.
Replies: 58
Views: 3275

Re: Yet more bad news... hidden away.

44 people being arrested (the start of the process to bringing them to justice) is good news, isn’t it?
by TheFamilyCat
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kraftwerk 3D - Anyone seen this?
Replies: 3
Views: 323

Re: Kraftwerk 3D - Anyone seen this?

elwaclaret wrote:Should imagine it is very good... they certainly lacked “entertainment” in the early eighties. Primal Scream used to be excellent on the other hand, though not seen them recently.


Primal Scream still put on a good show
by TheFamilyCat
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stuart Downing
Replies: 22
Views: 2004

Re: Stuart Downing

Bordeauxclaret wrote:I always enjoy the rumour of his transfer to Liverpool.

An edited video of him landing footballs straight into bins from various distances impressed the then owners. Or so the story goes.


Did the Liverpool fans go dipping for the balls after he’d finished?
by TheFamilyCat
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 9693
Views: 133250

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Boris Johnson has argument with girlfriend. LBC Saturday 22nd June 2019. Matt Frei ( channel 4 anti brexit) show. Full hour based on Guardian (anti Brexit) hatchet job. First guest he interviews Dominic Grieve, (evangelically hysterically opposed to brexit) You could not make it up! Headlined shoul...
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 576
Views: 9327

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

I took the test in 2008 at the Astley Bank hotel in Darwen. I took 2 tests, (one was the Cattel Culture Fair, cant remember which other) and scored in the top 2% on one and top 3% on the other. Scoring in the top 2% on one of them was enough to be invited to join (which I never did because I was yo...
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Like a new signing' - who was the best?
Replies: 19
Views: 839

Re: 'Like a new signing' - who was the best?

Kuqi moved to Sheff Wed instead and scored a few goals for them including a stoppage time winner against us on the Turf. We needed a fit player to come in and so in that respect Robbie was not who we wanted having said that I’m pleased we signed him and I’m pleased we signed him back a few years la...
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Like a new signing' - who was the best?
Replies: 19
Views: 839

Re: 'Like a new signing' - who was the best?

ClaretTony wrote:We had Shefki Kuqi lined up until Bradford City gave us the go ahead for Robbie.


Maybe we were better off how things panned out then.
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best Clarets Individual Goal On The Turf?
Replies: 60
Views: 1510

Re: Best Clarets Individual Goal On The Turf?

Struggling to think of one better than Glen’s.

Made all the better by the context of the game situation and league position.
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Like a new signing' - who was the best?
Replies: 19
Views: 839

Re: 'Like a new signing' - who was the best?

Interesting re Blake. He was great for us in both spells when he was fit but I wonder what might’ve been that season had we spent the money on someone who could make an impact instead of Blake (and effing Gazza).
by TheFamilyCat
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Don’t look crossing the road for compo....
Replies: 28
Views: 1477

Re: Don’t look crossing the road for compo....

Does that then mean, as someone above stated, that the cyclist could claim compensation from her? And as a judge has already ruled, feel that he'd be guaranteed to get it?
by TheFamilyCat
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 576
Views: 9327

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

The reason why it's always one of labour or Tory is because they've got that core voters who're so effing blinkered they won't budge, FPTP would probably work better if people actually looked away from these two parties, but they can't/won't so we are stuck with these cretins. There are plenty of p...
by TheFamilyCat
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is this band?
Replies: 14
Views: 1438

Re: Who is this band?

claptrappers_union wrote:https://www.amazon.com/The-Ramones-11x14-Photo-Print/dp/B00E4TLX2C/ref=sr_1_6?keywords=ramones+poster&qid=1560938001&s=gateway&sr=8-6


If I wanted a copy i’d just have nicked it off the pub wall!
by TheFamilyCat
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Don’t look crossing the road for compo....
Replies: 28
Views: 1477

Re: Don’t look crossing the road for compo....

Hipper wrote:Being 'female' these days isn't what it used to be.


Careful now or you really will get Blackrod going.
by TheFamilyCat
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Don’t look crossing the road for compo....
Replies: 28
Views: 1477

Re: Don’t look crossing the road for compo....

Bit of a headscratcher this one - even after reading the report, which is always advisable when it's one of Blackrod's threads. I don't understand how the judge can can decide that fault was 50:50 but still judge in one person's favour. Initially I just thought it was a pervy old judge thinking with...
by TheFamilyCat
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is this band?
Replies: 14
Views: 1438

Re: Who is this band?



Thanks, Zero
by TheFamilyCat
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is this band?
Replies: 14
Views: 1438

Who is this band?

I spotted this on the wall of a pub along with a lot of other band photos/ memorabilia etc.

It was the only one couldn’t identify. Any ideas anyone?

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by TheFamilyCat
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: League Cup draw to take place in a supermarket
Replies: 33
Views: 2066

Re: League Cup draw to take place in a supermarket

They’re off their trollies
by TheFamilyCat
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris alliance with Brexit Party ....
Replies: 113
Views: 2870

Re: Boris alliance with Brexit Party ....

You must see that the UTC message board is used by a minority of Burnley fans. Of that minority only a minority can be arsed reading, never mind actually posting, on political/ brexit threads. Of that dwindling number, I'd hazard a guess that roughly 50% are on "my side of the arguement" ...
by TheFamilyCat
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 576
Views: 9327

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Steve1956 wrote:Stewart seemed a nice guy but portrayed himself as a bumbling idiot,but he was the best of that bunch by a million miles.


Should work in his favour seeing as the MP’s favourite is the biggest bumbling idiot in parliament.
by TheFamilyCat
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coldest Football Ground
Replies: 87
Views: 2629

Re: Coldest Football Ground

The Turf when we played Arsenal in one of the cup games, 2009 I think. It was a night game and I was sat at the front of the Longside lower right by the concrete wall on the pitch side. I think it was minus 15 that night,. I had to pick my brother up go take him to that game. He was at a meeting in...
by TheFamilyCat
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What standard of men's football would beat a top international women's team ?
Replies: 39
Views: 2232

Re: What standard of men's football would beat a top international women's team ?

Fretters wrote:There's a few women playing in soccer aid right now. Technically decent but Drogba just muscled Tracy Chapman off the ball like she wasn't there.


She’s got a faster car than him though.
by TheFamilyCat
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 576
Views: 9327

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

CombatClaret wrote:Javid with one of the quotes of the night "You don't beat the Brexit Party by becoming the Brexit Party."
Johnson is essentially that, trying to out-personality Farage

Get enough center ground support who knows.


A personality contest between Boris and Farage? 0-0AET.
by TheFamilyCat
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris alliance with Brexit Party ....
Replies: 113
Views: 2870

Re: Boris alliance with Brexit Party ....

Wouldn't even do well on his own specialist subject - even though he might know the answers - because he is completely incapable of giving a direct answer to any question and generally comes out with a load of bumbling bluster. (Throwing in a few Latin phrases shouldn't impress anyone). Just about ...
by TheFamilyCat
Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What standard of men's football would beat a top international women's team ?
Replies: 39
Views: 2232

Re: What standard of men's football would beat a top international women's team ?

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by TheFamilyCat
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coldest Football Ground
Replies: 87
Views: 2629

Re: Coldest Football Ground

I watched England u-21’s at Roker Park in Jan/Feb 1996 and it is the coldest I have ever been. I was a student at Sunderland at the time and during that cold snap our hearing went off one night; I went to bed fully dressed in a sleeping bag under the duvet, wearing a bobble hat. And I was still shiv...
by TheFamilyCat
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v West Indies
Replies: 37
Views: 998

Re: England v West Indies

KRBFC wrote:Rubbish from Russell, unnecessary risk, put his side in the brown stuff. A team of brainless inconsistent X factors like Gayle, Holder and Russell, may aswell add another in Kieron Pollard.


The same Gayle that you once claimed to be the best cricketer in the world?
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ade, Ade, Ade ...
Replies: 24
Views: 1908

Re: Ade, Ade, Ade ...

mkmel wrote:From memory wasn't he sent off on his debut about 2 minutes after coming on as a sub against Sunderland for headbutting McCartney I think it was?


It shouldn’t be funny when your star signing tries to throttle an opponent two minutes into his debut but I couldn’t help but **** myself laughing.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ade, Ade, Ade ...
Replies: 24
Views: 1908

Re: Ade, Ade, Ade ...

Best Burnley debut. Ever.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Claridge
Replies: 14
Views: 1388

Steve Claridge

What did Claridge do to make himself unpopular with Burnley fans?

I seem to recall him being one to try to referee the game (a bit like Savage) but was there a specific incident in a game? Possibly when he was at Millwall.

I’m sure he did something to make me dislike him but I can’t remember what.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Froome breaks his leg
Replies: 25
Views: 1414

Re: Froome breaks his leg

Yes, age is not on his side when it comes to recovering from a serious injury.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 579
Views: 13504

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

Not many replies from those who label themselves as the left defending this odious woman, despite them more than likely giggling away at the story. Probably too busy defending the rights of a multiple child killer. Similarly there are a lot of people who complain about the police “wasting” time inv...
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gary Monk & Birmingham
Replies: 28
Views: 3543

Re: Gary Monk & Birmingham

A club that just never learns. Good manager comes in, has no money to spend, stabilises basket case of a club, gets potted because he didn't get them into the play-offs. Horrible owners, horrible fans, horrible club. Leeds, Birmingham. You could argue that Monk had a habit (pardon the pun) of walki...
by TheFamilyCat
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Froome breaks his leg
Replies: 25
Views: 1414

Re: Froome breaks his leg

Garnerssoap wrote:The odds are in turmoil. Where’s the smart money going. Personally think G’s a bit fat for this year. Any news on Bernal and dumoulin.


Dumoulin is riding the Dauphine, he came second in the time trial yesterday but nowhere near the GC.
by TheFamilyCat
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Froome breaks his leg
Replies: 25
Views: 1414

Re: Froome breaks his leg

I’m not sure I’d try to take my hands off the bars to blow my nose at 15kph, never mind 60!

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