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by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1st September 2007
Replies: 22
Views: 799

Re: 1st September 2007

FactualFrank wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:47 pm
He was an absolute bargain.
As is Phil birds book.
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1st September 2007
Replies: 22
Views: 799

Re: 1st September 2007

Herts Clarets wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:40 pm
Didn't he miss v Bristol City who had David James in goal?
He did. Don’t think it was saved mind.
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1st September 2007
Replies: 22
Views: 799

Re: 1st September 2007

FactualFrank wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:35 pm
Not a bad penalty record either, although don't have the stats. Did he miss 1 or score them all?
Missed on vs David James.
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1st September 2007
Replies: 22
Views: 799

Re: 1st September 2007

claptrappers_union wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:37 pm
I couldn't believe we spent £200k on a player in his mid-30's
Me neither but what a player.
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1st September 2007
Replies: 22
Views: 799

Re: 1st September 2007

100% not a p*** taking thread Tony. Neither was the one I started yesterday. Basically, I bought a Burnley book off Amazon from Phil Bird, and so reading through it. I wanted to start an 'On this day' thread and carry it on. Got the same book. Excellent read. Thread pulled this morning about an old...
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tomorrow friendly v PNE will NOT be on YouTube after Burnley refuse.
Replies: 89
Views: 4441

Re: Tomorrow friendly v PNE will NOT be on YouTube after Burnley refuse.

If only there was some way you could prevent problem posters from posting. ;) Some people prefer to thrive on the manufactured drama. There’s been a few posts of mine he disagrees with. That’s fine. We don’t agree on everything. Sometimes some don’t agree with anything. But some people don’t help t...
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tomorrow friendly v PNE will NOT be on YouTube after Burnley refuse.
Replies: 89
Views: 4441

Re: Tomorrow friendly v PNE will NOT be on YouTube after Burnley refuse.

Bordeauxclaret wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:33 pm
Strange post to tag me in, I can’t control who likes posts.
Strange post to reference both. Perhaps just remove the like feature?

Why would anyone be upset if someone liked something.

Strange.
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans return
Replies: 58
Views: 3180

Re: Fans return

Spijed wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:33 pm
Are you the one on the right?
I’m not that normal.
by cricketfieldclarets
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trophy Room Restaurant
Replies: 60
Views: 4221

Re: Trophy Room Restaurant

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:53 am
Williams is a great bar, he is a good lad is Neil.
Yep he is
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans return
Replies: 58
Views: 3180

Re: Fans return

Last time i was there. I think I will be glad if masks remain mandatory.
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans return
Replies: 58
Views: 3180

Re: Fans return

That’s an interesting one. Wasn’t expecting any club to be allowed as many as a third in once they can start admitting people from October. I think it is going to differ though in terms of percentages from ground to ground. I imagine the size and layout of sjp will help. Although access via lifts a...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans return
Replies: 58
Views: 3180

Re: Fans return

Craig Hope, the Daily Mail's North East football correspondent, has just tweeted the below: NUFC tell supporters with corporate boxes to plan for a return on October 3 (v Burnley) at half box capacity, with PL clubs confident fans will be able to attend from next month. Hope is that significantly m...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Aug 31, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trophy Room Restaurant
Replies: 60
Views: 4221

Re: Trophy Room Restaurant

Just went today. Was in the Hargreaves today for some reason. But a good day. Good food. Great value - three courses (today was starters, Sunday roast and a good pudding) for ten quid and best of all got your go on the turf. Realised today just how much I’ve missed it. Also note to the park view and...
by cricketfieldclarets
Mon Aug 31, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tomorrow friendly v PNE will NOT be on YouTube after Burnley refuse.
Replies: 89
Views: 4441

Re: Tomorrow friendly v PNE will NOT be on YouTube after Burnley refuse.

People don’t turn up for friendlies so I’d not worry about not being able to watch it online.

Could be trialling new players, systems or both.

No problem with this.

All proper games will be on soon.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley 1 Man Utd 0
Replies: 16
Views: 1670

Re: Burnley 1 Man Utd 0

While it was great to win away at United this year, they're not the team they used to be, not even at Old Trafford. The win in 2009, after the penalty save, with that magnificent strike, against the reigning champions was special. Different games. And despite how poor they were in January that’s th...
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley 1 Man Utd 0
Replies: 16
Views: 1670

Re: Burnley 1 Man Utd 0

Even now when we beat United or the big teams nothing comes close to this. It was new to us and hadn't experienced beating Champions and world class teams before. Now it doesn't even excite me playing these teams it's just normal. Dont think I will get the feeling I had this night again watching Bu...
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rolls Royce
Replies: 120
Views: 5689

Re: Rolls Royce

My limited knowledge of a good selection of the RR workforce suggests that there will be a fairly sizeable amount of people who have spent years working at 25% as part of a militant workforce who are about to join the real world. No wonder so many of them are petrified about what the future holds. ...
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Aug 30, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Modern Day Things That You Actually Like
Replies: 71
Views: 1379

Re: Modern Day Things That You Actually Like

dougcollins wrote:
Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:37 pm
Digital music software.

Though I've been using it since about 1995.
Napster?
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Michael Keane signs new five-year contract!
Replies: 14
Views: 1462

Re: Michael Keane signs new five-year contract!

Great move for Everton and Keane. Top player and top pro.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Modern Day Things That You Actually Like
Replies: 71
Views: 1379

Re: Modern Day Things That You Actually Like

Being able to contact and see my friends and family anytime from anywhere in the world.

For all the negativity technology can bring, it brings some good ones.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 431
Views: 21795

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

What a waste of talent.

Crap situation for all parties.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans return
Replies: 58
Views: 3180

Re: Fans return

25% capacity max sounds about right to me to ensure social distancing can be adhered too, it's not ideal but it's a damn sight better than nobody attending. How they'll divvy the allocation up is a good :?: in that case, I guess we've currently got a lot more than 5k ST holders. Ballot possibly or ...
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Two Beasts
Replies: 35
Views: 2528

Re: Two Beasts

mdd2 wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:45 pm
so is Brian working at Burnley now?
Looks like Accy to me. In fact no looks like Shrewsbury.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southgate replaces Maguire
Replies: 79
Views: 3463

Re: Southgate replaces Maguire

Tarkowski is a top centre half. I can only think he has made this decision based on his underwhelming performances on previous England games and perhaps what he’s seen in training.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Aug 29, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Two Beasts
Replies: 35
Views: 2528

Re: Two Beasts

Good keeper for us at the time especially considering the money we had. Or rather didn’t have. And played a part in some of our best ever nights.

I’d rather remember them than any of the bad nights.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans return
Replies: 58
Views: 3180

Re: Fans return

Swizzlestick wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 5:31 pm
Yeah, thought people may have been sat in a more distanced zig zag fashion. Also no masks being worn in that photo. I dunno, hopefully this is a positive start anyway.
Only had to wear them in concourses and on their way into the ground and their seats. Not once sat apart
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans return
Replies: 58
Views: 3180

Re: Fans return

Fans in stadiums aren't necessarily the problem, it's the travelling to and from the venues that carries a bigger risk, the information seems to be that the virus is far less potent in an outdoor environment, so you'd hope that outdoor sporting events such as cricket, footy, horse racing, and rugby...
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans return
Replies: 58
Views: 3180

Fans return

Low numbers. Socially distanced. Masks required. But a positive move all the same. Having spent the day in Lytham where there was zero distancing. And drove through Blackpool where it was the busiest I’ve ever seen, let’s hope fans in stadiums are low risk (that was always the message at the start w...
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aron mooy
Replies: 42
Views: 2399

Re: Aron mooy

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:38 am
Hardly a key player, didn't even play in half their games last season.

Good luck to him though, I thought he was an excellent player at Huddersfield.
I know. Was surprised at that. Had assumed he was a key player like he was Huddersfield.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aron mooy
Replies: 42
Views: 2399

Re: Aron mooy

Bin Ont Turf wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:51 am
Likewise.

All down to him having a good game against us for Huddersfield I think.
First time I saw him live was well before then for Australia at Sunderland where was excellent.
by cricketfieldclarets
Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aron mooy
Replies: 42
Views: 2399

Aron mooy

Signs for shanghai. Strange move. Thought he was a key player at Brighton. I’d have had him here.
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matty Cash at 10-15 million should be a target ?
Replies: 55
Views: 3927

Re: Matty Cash at 10-15 million should be a target ?

Bin Ont Turf wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:29 pm
From what I've seen lately, he's not had a right side for weeks now.
I’m leaving it at that. 8-)
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matty Cash at 10-15 million should be a target ?
Replies: 55
Views: 3927

Re: Matty Cash at 10-15 million should be a target ?

Stevie Morgan wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 8:21 pm
Might be wrong but i think he explained this in OP. "Excellent right full back", strengthen the team etc. I think he thinks he's a good player which is his opinion.

Unecessary snark.
The usual though.

Think someone woke up on the wrong side of bed today.
by cricketfieldclarets
Fri Aug 28, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Owen Coyle – November 2007 to January 2010
Replies: 42
Views: 1548

Re: ARTICLE: Owen Coyle – November 2007 to January 2010

What a great appointment and time to be a claret. I put money on Reid as had heard it was a certainty. And couldnt believe he didnt get it. But despite his success at that level with Sunderland it was such a good job he didnt get it. Since Coyle we have continued to recruit in a similar way in the m...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Foreign clarets
Replies: 44
Views: 1661

Re: Foreign clarets

In fact Tim Noone knows a Jamaican claret.

so thats

Norway
Austria
South Africa.
Mauritius.
Holland.
Germany.
Italy.
Montenegro.
Serbia.
Jamaica.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Foreign clarets
Replies: 44
Views: 1661

Re: Foreign clarets

Leisure wrote:
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:37 pm
There's also Helge from Bergen in Norway, who hardly misses a game.
I think he is the Norweigian I met and drove to Forest away once.

So thats:

Norway
Austria
South Africa.
Mauritius.
Holland.
Germany.
Italy.
Montenegro.
Serbia.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Foreign clarets
Replies: 44
Views: 1661

Foreign clarets

Following on from Maccas thread on the South African. A group of lads from Serbia have followed us for a good few years now. One of them has just randomly messaged after managing to find himself a new Burnley shirt online. Buzzing for the season :lol: We’ve got South Africa. Mauritius. Helmond, Holl...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vinnicombe 6, Cooke 17, Nogan 69, Francis 79
Replies: 25
Views: 1684

Re: Vinnicombe 6, Cooke 17, Nogan 69, Francis 79

Genuinely cant remember this game
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rolls Royce
Replies: 120
Views: 5689

Re: Rolls Royce

I’d be ok in the area I’d be working in NAS and CYC, the level of security and Health & Safety is out of this world, you need 5 passes to get through 5 doors, each corridor requires sign off for a pass and security clearance. I’ve been in for a 3-4 hour job and it’s taken two days. I love the place...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League Record Signings Quiz
Replies: 4
Views: 272

Re: Premier League Record Signings Quiz

40. Missed a couple of obvious ones (Aubameyang, Pulisic and Morata) never in a million years would I have got the others. Didnt even know Ramsdale had gone to Sheff or Rodrigo to Leeds. But knew who their 20 year old records were.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Conversations with a Grandson
Replies: 11
Views: 1126

Re: Conversations with a Grandson

Bless the lidl lad!
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rolls Royce
Replies: 120
Views: 5689

Re: Rolls Royce

Oh and the offer of Barcelona :lol:
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rolls Royce
Replies: 120
Views: 5689

Re: Rolls Royce

I keep getting offered work at Barrow in Furness on the subs, it’s fantastic job security as Dreadnaught will be on build for most of my working career and I’ve spent a lot of time there, I just haven’t found the balls to make the move yet Its not that far is it... The only thing that would put me ...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Amazon Echo 5
Replies: 4
Views: 634

Re: Amazon Echo 5

Thanks zlatan
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Further pilot events given the green light to admit fans
Replies: 48
Views: 1439

Re: Further pilot events given the green light to admit fans

Rising cases, not sure on deaths but still don’t intend to have fans in grounds before 2021. Its probably sensible to wait until spring. And I thought we would too. But (as it stands at least) things seem to be going in the right direction despite increased cases again. So lets hope things remain a...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Further pilot events given the green light to admit fans
Replies: 48
Views: 1439

Re: Further pilot events given the green light to admit fans

Away fans need to get some too. The atmosphere isn’t great when there’s nothing to flow between the fans. I'm always banging the drum (no pun intended) about improving the atmosphere. But for me the return isnt about that. Its about being able to see the team and the game live. Atmosphere can retur...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our Progress In 12 Years
Replies: 26
Views: 1288

Re: Our Progress In 12 Years

The progress we have made is staggering. Equally staggering is the way we have done it. If you want to be a successful EPL club, you have to spend millions and millions... yeah, right. Always been proud to be a claret, even when we were proper shite, but i'm absolutely buzzing over who we are now. ...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our Progress In 12 Years
Replies: 26
Views: 1288

Re: Our Progress In 12 Years

Saw the RETRO game on SKY-Rovers v Burnley in the PL when Coyle was manager Our defence was shocking and Jensen possibly had the worst game I have seen a keeper play in the PL. Clarke Carlisle, Fletcher, Nugent , Alexander and several others were quite shocking and just not up for the fight. Bikey,...
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rolls Royce
Replies: 120
Views: 5689

Re: Rolls Royce

They’re doing a lot of work on the new Tempest at Salmesbury/Warton I think, I’d be eyeing that up even though it’s a lot of travel I know a lad who jumped from aircelle after years there to go to Salmesbury. Higher rate of pay and seemingly easier work. Its not the worse commute either to be fair.
by cricketfieldclarets
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rolls Royce
Replies: 120
Views: 5689

Re: Rolls Royce

Wouldn't it be unusual for a company, of the scale of Rolls Royce, to allow their business be dictated by foreign currency fluctuations, rather than securing sufficient hedging for them to continue to drive their business strategy as desired? I know BT buy a lot of their technology in dollars at th...