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by COBBLE
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets for Foodbanks to launch at Liverpool game
Replies: 42
Views: 2101

Re: Clarets for Foodbanks to launch at Liverpool game

As I will spend a few quid at the Supermarket are there any preferred items?
by COBBLE
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stopping a game when a player has cramp
Replies: 8
Views: 575

Re: Stopping a game when a player has cramp

Was it a rugby game where the physio brought some false blood onto the pitch?
by COBBLE
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton (away) - General Info Thread
Replies: 25
Views: 1814

Re: Brighton (away) - General Info Thread

At the mention of Lewes its a special day there. I received this message this week. Just a very brief note to let you know that Lewes FC who play in the Isthmian League will be wearing the GwL logo on their shirts fronts until the end of October. The kit will be launched this Saturday at their game ...
by COBBLE
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coolest bday present ever
Replies: 30
Views: 1631

Re: Coolest bday present ever

Yes, some iconic shirts there.
by COBBLE
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Marvin Sordell
Replies: 56
Views: 3325

Re: Marvin Sordell

Mental health provision has always been the underfunded side of health care provision. I think its a (sad) human perspective that its not as sexy and uplifting an event or spectacle as blue light dramas and maternity provision so the general public are not as emotionally involved.... until it happen...
by COBBLE
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cancer
Replies: 95
Views: 4579

Re: Cancer

Thank you to everyone who has spoken so openly about their condition and experience. I appreciate that as someone in his 60s who realises it could be my turn. The way you have described your exoerience is standing up to this illness and making it less frightening. There is life with and after for ma...
by COBBLE
Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Javi Gracia sacked
Replies: 48
Views: 2351

Re: Javi Gracia sacked

"However we are pretty much 100% dependant on Dyche and when he finally goes we will almost certainly drop out of the Prem League and drift quickly towards the bottom half of the Championship and close to League 1" How do you know? How do you know that there is not a more capable manager t...
by COBBLE
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Mike Ferguson
Replies: 12
Views: 2085

Re: RIP Mike Ferguson

A distant relative of mine. RIP Mike.
by COBBLE
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next four games
Replies: 33
Views: 1739

Re: Next four games

5 no panic, 6 will do, 7 comfortable.
by COBBLE
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BRING A TIN FOR THE BIN
Replies: 61
Views: 2986

Re: BRING A TIN FOR THE BIN

A happy ending to the day. I feel happy and proud of everyone who contributed.
by COBBLE
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: This football
Replies: 28
Views: 1299

Re: This football

No shame in the score-line, but I can't get over that Ben Mee 'pass.' Some things just should not happen.
by COBBLE
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BRING A TIN FOR THE BIN
Replies: 61
Views: 2986

Re: BRING A TIN FOR THE BIN

Dropped my tins off by the club shop, (hope having 2 bins wasn't too much) then went home to watch the match, and it turned out to be the best and most enjoyable thing I did today.
by COBBLE
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mighty Clarets versus Scousepool
Replies: 140
Views: 3897

Re: Mighty Clarets versus Scousepool

No problem with losing, the economics of it all mean that will happen more often than not. What I find interesting is to see which of our players can compete at this, the very top level and which can't.
by COBBLE
Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool predictions?
Replies: 58
Views: 1761

Re: Liverpool predictions?

2-3
by COBBLE
Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Windsor
Replies: 13
Views: 924

Re: Windsor

Obviously not top nosh but the Café Rouge there is in a lovely building and felt smarter than most.
by COBBLE
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool game sold out
Replies: 15
Views: 1782

Re: Liverpool game sold out

Is there a new official capacity figure?
by COBBLE
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: R.I.P. Dad
Replies: 9
Views: 1264

Re: R.I.P. Dad

Lovely post. That's why I think this board is special and so much more than a football site.
by COBBLE
Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Points from next four games?`
Replies: 36
Views: 1838

Re: Points from next four games?`

Five would be good. Seven brilliant
by COBBLE
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your Favourite Virtue Signalling Songs..
Replies: 23
Views: 813

Re: Your Favourite Virtue Signalling Songs..

Back to topic with Respect Yourself by the Staples Singers and any song with train in it.
by COBBLE
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ollie Norwood retires from international football
Replies: 18
Views: 1632

Re: Ollie Norwood retires from international football

Shock horror! Boris delays Brexit.
by COBBLE
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HILL SPECIAL CYCLES
Replies: 7
Views: 805

Re: HILL SPECIAL CYCLES

Fascinating article. My father a Padiham man, told me he was employed producing cycles in the 1930s many of which were sold to either the Irish police force or post office, perhaps this was the business where he worked.
by COBBLE
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barnes - an Apology
Replies: 31
Views: 3566

Re: Barnes - an Apology

When (or if) Drinkwater gets in the team I think the dynamics may change again in Chris Wood's favour as DD releases the through ball earlier.
by COBBLE
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Reached the peak of our spending...
Replies: 40
Views: 2564

Re: Reached the peak of our spending...

Nothing wrong with the above analysis. We buy or develop young players and sell at their peak value. We can then afford a Fry or Maehle. This in turn encourages potential targets and the best of the development discards from the top 6 to come to us. This won't stop us needing to keep up to strength ...
by COBBLE
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How many points from first 4 games ?
Replies: 50
Views: 3755

Re: How many points from first 4 games ?

Still think 4 would be sensible.
by COBBLE
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope 0 Heaton 3
Replies: 37
Views: 3672

Re: Pope 0 Heaton 3

I thought Tom looked a second slow and a lot too short.
by COBBLE
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton
Replies: 297
Views: 7563

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton

Where's Taylor?
by COBBLE
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gout
Replies: 50
Views: 1644

Re: Gout

Family member uses Naproxen for relief. Herbal wise cherries. Long term you may need medication.
by COBBLE
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley and bene
Replies: 30
Views: 1894

Re: Burnley and bene

I guess its not commercially capable but what a wonderful shirt sponsor this could be.
by COBBLE
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456192

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Answer to all our midfield shortcomings by quite a few people - the lad hasn't played in league 1 yet # You would be so disappointed if he does, wont you? I'd hate to be involved with you as a family member or colleague. Let me guess you have never done a positive thing in your life. You just expec...
by COBBLE
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456192

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Can't disagree with CT's assessment at all. Medium term survival will depend on buying potential and finding and developing young players and selling when they are at their peak value - hard to take - but its the Burnley way as the Chairman has stated. Yes sometimes we have to bring in older players...
by COBBLE
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456192

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

A million to our club at the moment is small change ...yes i know that is an obscene statement when people are struggling to make ends meet .....but it would give everyone inside and outside of football a reminder of where football has come from and is going to ...and it would give our football clu...
by COBBLE
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cahill signs for Palace
Replies: 29
Views: 3618

Re: Cahill signs for Palace

Good. No proper pre-season, slow anyway. Legs won't last the two year deal.
by COBBLE
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How many points from first 4 games ?
Replies: 50
Views: 3755

Re: How many points from first 4 games ?

a win and a draw would be OK.
by COBBLE
Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456192

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

NL Claret wrote:I'd never thought about that, perhaps someone should have told Che Adams or the lad who went to Atalanta from Belgium about the Cheshire set then it would have been a done deal I guess.


How do you know we were interested, and matched or exceeded, the salary offered elsewhere?
by COBBLE
Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456192

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Have you ever thought players aren't attracted to Burnley, there's probably 19 more attractive clubs in the PL. Why come to Burnley , even in Lancashire, when there is more cash and bright lights elsewhere? Players come to play for Burnley FC not live in the neighbourhood. If the money is right, li...
by COBBLE
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Peacock-Farrell signs from Leeds
Replies: 58
Views: 3679

Re: ARTICLE: Peacock-Farrell signs from Leeds

Sell 33 year old at peak value and replace with 22 year old, net proceeds about 6 million.

It might not work but its a business strategy.
by COBBLE
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A message from Tom Heaton
Replies: 80
Views: 4761

Re: A message from Tom Heaton

Thanks Tom for a gracious statement. Time stops for no-one and you have done what is right for you and your family. If you can create better memories than you already have, fair enough. You will always be a claret, so on that basis a couple in through your legs wouldn't be too much to ask.
by COBBLE
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A message from Tom Heaton
Replies: 80
Views: 4761

Re: A message from Tom Heaton

THEWELLERNUT70 wrote:I can honestly say I haven't felt so sad at a player leaving us since Billy Hamilton went to Oxford


For me it was Willie Morgan, then Ralph Coates.
by COBBLE
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A message from Tom Heaton
Replies: 80
Views: 4761

Re: A message from Tom Heaton

I love it because it confirms that BFC and everything about it is special - including Billy Mercer.
by COBBLE
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456192

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I'd love to see Joe Allen here.
by COBBLE
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: End of an era as captain Tom leaves
Replies: 13
Views: 1164

Re: ARTICLE: End of an era as captain Tom leaves

Dejavu wrote:Tom and Sam leaving both tugged on the heart strings. They epitomise what we are about as a club. It's that simple. Football moves on but both will always be Clarets.


Agreed.
by COBBLE
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456192

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Back to Leeds.
by COBBLE
Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is this the time
Replies: 18
Views: 1476

Re: Is this the time

Thankfully due to good management we are not remotely in the same world as Bury and Bolton and Blackburn. It is becoming harder to fund new acquisitions but the challenge is to develop our own and see where it takes us.
by COBBLE
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456192

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

My bet is that he is Gibson's replacement and would be prepared to fight for a slot. But if Leicester offer £40m+ for Tarks it could be we keep Gibson.
by COBBLE
Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Everton Stadium
Replies: 25
Views: 1839

Re: New Everton Stadium

Makes me fear the day when Premier League membership criteria includes a stadium of 50,000 plus.
by COBBLE
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456192

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Big difference between "putting players up for sale" and them actually going Club have supposedly said Hart can leave - doesn't mean he will be gone next week There's no doubt that savings on his wage and the likes of Wells can help with covering incoming wages, but maybe the club are not...
by COBBLE
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Motorpoint
Replies: 34
Views: 2211

Re: Motorpoint

You will get an acceptable deal from them. Their pricing is competitive so don't try to be clever thinking you have to drive the price down. They will try and get you into a finance deal but it will be within reasonable parameters. A pretty stress free experience unless you feel you must prove your ...
by COBBLE
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fish and Chips at Fleetwood
Replies: 71
Views: 4244

Re: Fish and Chips at Fleetwood

What happened to lard with lots of black bits as the essential cooking medium?
by COBBLE
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: if you come to London, you're in, says...
Replies: 105
Views: 3805

Re: if you come to London, you're in, says...

It's a real surprise to me how many of the posters on this thread haven't a clue about London, the most amazing city in the world, if their yardstick is the price of a pint of beer. That must cover all the cultural, historical, educational, architectural, sporting bases. And I love Manchester.
by COBBLE
Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: if you come to London, you're in, says...
Replies: 105
Views: 3805

Re: if you come to London, you're in, says...

I love London, and Manchester and Burnley. All special.

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