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by claptrappers_union
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ground name quiz.
Replies: 77
Views: 1056

Re: Ground name quiz.

Andy Preece (tfield)
by claptrappers_union
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 233
Views: 12177

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

I read somewhere that Drinkwater has played Man City 4 times in his last 5 league games
by claptrappers_union
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 233
Views: 12177

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

3-0 Drinkwater nowhere near KDB
by claptrappers_union
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 233
Views: 12177

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Drinkwater playing really well...
by claptrappers_union
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It is now the 2019/20 season
Replies: 74
Views: 11216

Re: It is now the 2019/20 season

Chelsea 3 - 0 Burnley

Burnley's season has been a repeated case of one step forward, two steps back. The result at Stamford Bridge - The Clarets' fourth defeat on the spin - represents a new low for the campaign.


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by claptrappers_union
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kyle Lafferty signs for Sunderland
Replies: 4
Views: 560

Kyle Lafferty signs for Sunderland

I see Lafferty has signed for Sunderland. He’s had quite a journeyman career after leaving us. 11 clubs, some in obscure leagues. Over 70 international caps too
by claptrappers_union
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: goal of decade
Replies: 16
Views: 616

Re: goal of decade

Defours against Hull. It’s a world class individual goal. I didn’t appreciate it at the time
by claptrappers_union
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to get rid of the Royal family?
Replies: 117
Views: 2649

Re: Time to get rid of the Royal family?

Oh, no... we can't have that. Think about the tourism. Everyone comes to England for the Royal Family I'm told
by claptrappers_union
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wilder : Billy Sharp Move "up to him"
Replies: 3
Views: 807

Re: Wilder : Billy Sharp Move "up to him"

So that should be Mike Riggs transfer policy should it? "Mr Garlick, looking at recruiting to keep us up... had an idea. Can I have a look at previous players Burnley Football Club missed out on?" "Sure, yeah. Heres the unsigned contracts from 2 years ago - I suppose we can revisit some of these? Th...
by claptrappers_union
Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hart to Villa - Yay or Nay
Replies: 59
Views: 2114

Re: Hart to Villa - Yay or Nay

Pope and Peacock-Farrell is good enough for me
by claptrappers_union
Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A joke for you all
Replies: 44
Views: 2514

Re: A joke for you all

I've just walked down a street where the houses were numbered 64K, 128K, 256K, 512K and 1MB. It was a nice trip down memory lane. No... Make people work for the punchline... I've just walked down a street where the houses were numbered 64, 128, 256 and 512. It was a nice trip down Memory Lane Don't...
by claptrappers_union
Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A joke for you all
Replies: 44
Views: 2514

Re: A joke for you all

Bosscat wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:53 pm
...., a Yemenite, a Zambian and a Zimbabwean all go to the Ritz for dinner...

The Maître d' stops them and says, "Sorry, I can’t let you in without a Thai"
Why would The Ritz stop you for not having a Thai?
by claptrappers_union
Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A joke for you all
Replies: 44
Views: 2514

Re: A joke for you all

The jokes no sense, I'll rewrite it for you An Englishman, Irishman and a Scotsman... and an Afghan, an Albanian, an Algerian, an American, an Andorran, an Angolan, an Antiguans, an Argentine, an Armenian, an Australian, an Austrian, an Azerbaijani, a Bahamian, a Bahraini, a Bangladeshi, a Barbadian...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Eagles
Replies: 24
Views: 3428

Re: Chris Eagles

I remember him struggling with asthma when he was at Burnley - maybe he struggles to complete 90 mins these days?
by claptrappers_union
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Eagles
Replies: 24
Views: 3428

Re: Chris Eagles

I thought he’d left Oldham already and the OP had read some old news.
by claptrappers_union
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Racism and leaving the field...
Replies: 62
Views: 1556

Re: Racism and leaving the field...

fidelcastro wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:03 pm
No. Are you suggesting that Rudiger made it up?

It's a disappointing, but hardly surprising outcome.
So, by your reckoning - Jay Rodriguez is a racist then?
by claptrappers_union
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Racism and leaving the field...
Replies: 62
Views: 1556

Re: Racism and leaving the field...

fidelcastro wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:51 pm
Knowing our governing body, they'd probably ban Rudiger.

It hardly gives players the confidence to report it in future, does it?

:(
If they can’t find the evidence though, what do you want them to do - make it up?
by claptrappers_union
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Eagles
Replies: 24
Views: 3428

Re: Chris Eagles

I heard his name mentioned this weekend, he came of the bench for somebody.

I can’t remember who it was though

EDIT - It was Oldham, and you’re right, he has had contract terminated this afternoon...
by claptrappers_union
Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It is now the 2019/20 season
Replies: 74
Views: 11216

Re: It is now the 2019/20 season

Burnley drawn at home to Norwich in the 4th Round of the FA Cup
by claptrappers_union
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The puzzle for fans is not buying a player ready for our 1st team
Replies: 17
Views: 840

Re: The puzzle for fans is not buying a player ready for our 1st team

Our main attraction is that we are a PL club- so our options are - - A player from a lower division who we think could play in the PL - A player from another country who wants to play in the PL - A seasoned pro who is near the end of their career but might have a year or two left on the clock SD is...
by claptrappers_union
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The puzzle for fans is not buying a player ready for our 1st team
Replies: 17
Views: 840

Re: The puzzle for fans is not buying a player ready for our 1st team

Players from abroad demand a similar wage though...

Can Burnley Football Club afford to be in the Premier League?
by claptrappers_union
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The puzzle for fans is not buying a player ready for our 1st team
Replies: 17
Views: 840

Re: The puzzle for fans is not buying a player ready for our 1st team

The transfer fee isnt the issue - I think its the wages. We are going to have to start agreeing to wages between £60k - £90k a week - Can we afford that?
by claptrappers_union
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Star Wars film
Replies: 44
Views: 1935

Re: New Star Wars film

The movie is really bad and too fast-paced, you don't have time to think about why it's stupid because the next bit is happening. Save your money.

Only small children and cretins like it.
by claptrappers_union
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VA Farce!
Replies: 70
Views: 2424

Re: VA Farce!

It was for Brown after he was booked for a tackle
by claptrappers_union
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It is now the 2019/20 season
Replies: 74
Views: 11216

Re: It is now the 2019/20 season

Burnley 4 - 2 Peterborough United

Jay Rodriguez scores twice against Peterborough as Burnley cruise into the FA Cup fourth round.

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by claptrappers_union
Fri Jan 03, 2020 1:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Besart Berisha
Replies: 8
Views: 1455

Re: Besart Berisha

I went to watch Western Sydney Wanderers in their brand new stadium. It was like watching plastic League One standard football.

You know it’s poor even that lad who played for Rochdale is highly regarded - his name escapes me - it’s one of those long double-barrelled names.

EDIT - Adam Le Fondre
by claptrappers_union
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are you going the Peterboro game? If so, why?
Replies: 45
Views: 1225

Re: Are you going the Peterboro game? If so, why?

You’ve got to take the rough with the smooth.

A win feels much more sweater after experiencing a poor run of form
by claptrappers_union
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It is now the 2019/20 season
Replies: 74
Views: 11216

Re: It is now the 2019/20 season

Burnley 1 - 2 Aston Villa Burnley couldn’t make it a happy New Year as a third successive defeat left them looking over their shoulders at the start of 2020. The Clarets sit three places above the bottom three as they head into the new decade. 63A54CAB-8F16-4BEC-BE82-BA324B4B3ECE.jpeg [/b] https://...
by claptrappers_union
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It is now the 2019/20 season
Replies: 74
Views: 11216

Re: It is now the 2019/20 season

Transfer window opens
by claptrappers_union
Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch Interview
Replies: 13
Views: 1833

Re: Peter Crouch Interview

He was playing in the Premier League at 38, and he thinks he was a just being used as a ‘head on a stick’?!

Nothing degrading about being used to your strengths when most players have retired 5 years before you.
by claptrappers_union
Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What happened to Bobby Madley
Replies: 51
Views: 2109

Re: What happened to Bobby Madley

I think PGMOL as usual think they are the highest of the moral high-ground in anything that they are associated with - and like all football referees, didn’t consider to think about the situation in front of them pragmatically and decided to act first, think later. Even the Prime Minister can say de...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What happened to Bobby Madley
Replies: 51
Views: 2109

Re: What happened to Bobby Madley

He must have really, really upset his mate.
by claptrappers_union
Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackburn’s debt grows...
Replies: 28
Views: 2022

Re: Blackburn’s debt grows...

Only to a certain point. What I mean is, that at the moment, Venkys are more like a life support machine. IF Blackburn won promotion to the Premier League, Venkys will back them - quite handsomely, I reckon. They were ripped off by the likes for Jerome Anderson and his cronies and been lumbered wit...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackburn’s debt grows...
Replies: 28
Views: 2022

Re: Blackburn’s debt grows...

Chester Perry wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:08 am
It would take 5 seasons at the very least - their are operating costs to life in the PL and their ground would need significant expenditure to get it back to the required levels of the modern PL
Significant expenditure isn’t an issue, if Rovers need the money - Venkys will release it
by claptrappers_union
Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackburn’s debt grows...
Replies: 28
Views: 2022

Re: Blackburn’s debt grows...

ClaretAndJew wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:58 am
That's the Venky's losing money, not Blackburn Rovers.

Be interesting to see the club's accounts though.


Venkys London is Blackburn Rovers, isn’t it? Venkys in India are doing fine.
by claptrappers_union
Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackburn’s debt grows...
Replies: 28
Views: 2022

Re: Blackburn’s debt grows...

Been quite a decade for Rovers - though given the Venkys ownership / Steve Kean / Shebby Singh / managerial carousel / relegations / debts etc... they’re not doing THAT badly in the grand-scheme of things. Owners sticking with them, solid management team, flirting with the playoffs in the Championsh...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Upgrading to BT Sport on Sky
Replies: 15
Views: 917

Re: Upgrading to BT Sport on Sky

My phone contract is up actually... if I got a new phone with EE, that’ll get me discounted BT Sport?
by claptrappers_union
Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: El Camino
Replies: 53
Views: 3782

Re: El Camino

I’ve watched it a few weeks ago. I’ve settled on that it wasn’t necessary. Nothing needed explaining after the finale episode I was hoping it would attach itself to (the superior) Better Call Saul, but it’s seems separate to it. As much as I enjoyed it and I agree, I holds up to the series, I don’t ...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Beat Villa or
Replies: 18
Views: 1126

Re: Beat Villa or

Well I doubt ppl would opt for Relegation, so certainly FA Cup win out of that choice You’re right, I messed that up. Let’s try again To avoid relegation or Win the FA Cup? I’d rather win the FA Cup. Avoid Relegation or Win the FA Cup - with guaranteed relegation to League One in two years? I’d sti...
by claptrappers_union
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mawson goes to United
Replies: 22
Views: 2735

Re: Mawson goes to United

No disrespect, but you'd presume United could draft in a much bigger and more experienced name. How can you tell/know how good a youth team coach is from.another club? He’ll have a good reputation within the profession. Players, coaches and managers will know who holds clout when it comes to delive...
by claptrappers_union
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season tickets 20/21
Replies: 97
Views: 3491

Re: Season tickets 20/21

I will be renewing again for my son and I but several people who sit near me in the CFS have said they're not bothering next season as they are sick of the football. Not sure whether the Premier League buzz has now started to wear off, it's my shite after shave or if it is genuinely the football on...
by claptrappers_union
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Upgrading to BT Sport on Sky
Replies: 15
Views: 917

Re: Upgrading to BT Sport on Sky

I’ll never get BT Broadband / phone line, been shafted by then too many times and their **** customer service.
by claptrappers_union
Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Upgrading to BT Sport on Sky
Replies: 15
Views: 917

Re: Upgrading to BT Sport on Sky

I have Sky Sports already, I’ve never really felt the desire for subscribing to BT Sport, there might be the odd occasion where there’s been a game that i fancied watching, but it was no big deal. But the girls like Raw and Smackdown and it’s shame that it’s moving to BT because I enjoy watching it ...
by claptrappers_union
Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Beat Villa or
Replies: 18
Views: 1126

Re: Beat Villa or

To put it another way -

Relegation or FA Cup? I’d take the FA Cup - no question.
by claptrappers_union
Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Upgrading to BT Sport on Sky
Replies: 15
Views: 917

Upgrading to BT Sport on Sky

So my daughters are enjoying WWE at the moment, and with it moving over to BT, I’ve tried to convince the Mrs that it might be worth upgrading... but according to the website it’s £30 a month. I can’t justify spending that much on a few extra football games and wrestling... Does it ever get cheaper ...
by claptrappers_union
Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It is now the 2019/20 season
Replies: 74
Views: 11216

Re: It is now the 2019/20 season

Burnley 0 - 2 Manchester United

A second defeat in the space of three days made it a frustrating end to an excellent 12 months for Sean Dyche’s men who remain in the Premier League’s mid-table pack

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by claptrappers_union
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Corner On Halftime
Replies: 70
Views: 2659

Re: The Corner On Halftime

Are you suggesting Burnley don’t time waste?!

We got what we deserved for that corner decision
by claptrappers_union
Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Salary cap to be brought in
Replies: 4
Views: 605

Re: Salary cap to be brought in

Not read the details, but does that include signing on fees, sponsorship deals, bonuses, personal terms, agent fees?