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by chekhov
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton's home debut
Replies: 39
Views: 3838

Re: Heaton's home debut

ksrclaret wrote:Hear, hear.

Incredible to start comparing which keeper would have saved which shot

To be fair I expect some of the comments are tongue in cheek.
by chekhov
Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche out: 19/20
Replies: 8
Views: 889

Re: Dyche out: 19/20

He’s gay? Don’t have a problem with that.
by chekhov
Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton
Replies: 297
Views: 5697

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Sainthampton

Can’t see Drinkwater getting a game if I’m honest.
by chekhov
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR ... is this the logic they will use
Replies: 71
Views: 2333

Re: VAR ... is this the logic they will use

The decisions should revert back to the linesman. “Clear and obvious” errors would be referred to the var. The example shown above wouldn’t be referred as to all intents and purposes the fellow is level.
The situation we have now is making a mockery of the game.
by chekhov
Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Corner Stands
Replies: 542
Views: 43119

Re: New Corner Stands

Lord Beamish wrote:The problem with that is that it won’t stay erect when you stand up.

I have the same problem lying down.
by chekhov
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: They came back to t'Turf
Replies: 47
Views: 2219

Re: They came back to t'Turf

ClaretTony wrote:Was here on loan in 1988/89

Ah, thanks. Totally forgotten about that.
by chekhov
Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Competition time ..
Replies: 12
Views: 565

Re: Competition time ..

Yeah sos about that, but after excitedly reaching the end of the opening post, I’ve got to say I felt rather let down by the punch-line.
Could be I have no sense of humour, but more likely joke not funny.
by chekhov
Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: They came back to t'Turf
Replies: 47
Views: 2219

Re: They came back to t'Turf

Tony Morley?
by chekhov
Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Competition time ..
Replies: 12
Views: 565

Re: Competition time ..

Is that a joke you just made up?
:(
by chekhov
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: One club players
Replies: 57
Views: 1853

Re: One club players

Lionel Messi, Barcelona player?
by chekhov
Thu May 09, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pet hates in Football
Replies: 96
Views: 2893

Re: Pet hates in Football

Modern advertising hoardings. Have you noticed, they are getting bigger, brighter and even more distracting.
by chekhov
Wed May 08, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 1012
Views: 72660

Re: Bolton

:Gartside shat all over us back in the day,I have no sympathy for Bolton in the slightest, it's only prolonging the agony put them down I say,their support can always go and watch someone else :lol: :lol: :lol: Thé words petty and small-minded spring to mind. But I suppose it shouldn’t be surprisin...
by chekhov
Wed May 08, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 1012
Views: 72660

Re: Bolton

An awful lot of Schadenfreude here. I think it will be a great shame if one of Lancashire’s trad league clubs go to the wall.
by chekhov
Wed May 08, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ball boys
Replies: 22
Views: 1831

Re: Ball boys

Funny that regular users of a football message board would suggest another user get a life.
by chekhov
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ground Development BL Stand
Replies: 67
Views: 7141

Re: Ground Development BL Stand

IanMcL wrote:I think the 'hot' proposal is in anticipation of locating hot springs, in the vicinity.

I somehow can't imagine Burnley as a spa town.
by chekhov
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Final wish this season.
Replies: 50
Views: 3202

Re: Final wish this season.

For me it would be to the take points off Man City that prevents them from winning the title. Hate the idea of them winning again. Say what you like about Liverpool but at least they are a club with a soul. City just an oppressive regime's way to window dress their image, a sad portrayal of all that...
by chekhov
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Garth Crooks
Replies: 34
Views: 2896

Re: Garth Crooks

Sadly he's accurate in his analysis!
by chekhov
Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Look away HibsClaret
Replies: 32
Views: 2456

Re: Look away HibsClaret

Split personality ? I'm clumsily trying to parody our attitude to anyone who is critical of Burnley, then the fickle way we change our tune the instant they start to praise us. Could be summed up thus: critical mean completely biased and awful pundit. Or they praise us which means they are balanced...
by chekhov
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Look away HibsClaret
Replies: 32
Views: 2456

Re: Look away HibsClaret

Always admired Shearer as a pundit.

Except when he's slagged us off in the past. The way he drones on with a complete lack of intelligent insight. What a waste of licence fee!
by chekhov
Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brady
Replies: 35
Views: 3801

Re: Brady

IanMcL wrote:Sounds like a Trump Tweet

Sad! :(
by chekhov
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brady
Replies: 35
Views: 3801

Re: Brady

dermotdermot wrote:No. I had to clear the history from my iPhone and had to re-register for a few sites with passwords, etc. Just checking that it was logged in properly.

That considered, I suppose that this thread, like many many others, is in fact quite ‘testng’.

I'm with you on that!
by chekhov
Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brady
Replies: 35
Views: 3801

Re: Brady

dermotdermot wrote:Testing

As in you're finding this thread testing?
by chekhov
Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Todays football.
Replies: 105
Views: 4634

Re: Todays football.

I noticed from a report on the game that Georges Kevin is the transfer list. However I'm guessing that boat has sailed bearing in mind his assist today, and that with Alli's injury, he might even have a run in their 1st team.
Another what might have been, or what never even had a chance...
by chekhov
Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Todays football.
Replies: 105
Views: 4634

Re: Todays football.

Spijed wrote:If only we could ever get a player like Nkoudou to play for us!

Beat me to it Spijed!
by chekhov
Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Todays football.
Replies: 105
Views: 4634

Re: Todays football.

Inspired late substitution by Pochettino putting Nkoudou on. He's some player, we could do with someone like him on loan.
by chekhov
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood and The Offside Rule
Replies: 122
Views: 6852

Re: Chris Wood and The Offside Rule

LTUK89 wrote:Have they been formally introduced?

He has done my head in all game the mouth breathing idiot.

He always looks confused after the whistle blows n’all! What, me?

Horrible post.
by chekhov
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Song for Dwight McNeil
Replies: 28
Views: 1264

Re: Song for Dwight McNeil

Couple of good games and we're giving him his own song. What a joke, the lad needs to earn it first so come back next season when he's helped us stay up I agree it's much too early. I would say we need to wait 2 seasons at least. Isn't there some sort of procedure to follow, the leader of the singi...
by chekhov
Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good jokes
Replies: 124
Views: 10213

Re: Good jokes

Did you hear about the burglary at the Birds Eye factory?
A man has been remanded in custard.
by chekhov
Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good jokes
Replies: 124
Views: 10213

Re: Good jokes

FactualFrank wrote:I never believed for one second that wearing orthopaedic shoes would help my posture. But I stand corrected.

Excuse me Frank but I'm sure I've already seen that one on this board (and very recently!). Are you guilty of recycling your old jokes?
by chekhov
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good jokes
Replies: 124
Views: 10213

Re: Good jokes

I was feeling a bit down as well.
Having read these jokes I'm thinking of slitting my wrists.
by chekhov
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Music Thread.....Caravan
Replies: 30
Views: 1409

Re: Music Thread.....Caravan

No wish to hijack this thread but when I read the subject I thought of this, one of my favourite performances of all time by the legend that is Van Morrison:
https://youtu.be/44wDwMQVqCc
by chekhov
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hi, I'm Back
Replies: 33
Views: 3450

Re: Hi, I'm Back

Just to say I'm glad that this board is policed and it's not a free-for-all.
I'm sure the mods don't get it right all the time but I appreciate it must not be an easy job to keep everyone happy all of the time.
by chekhov
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: My bank called earlier...
Replies: 17
Views: 2698

Re: My bank called earlier...

dougcollins wrote:HMRC wrote to me to tell me my tax return was 'outstanding'.

It's very kind of them, but I can't even remember sending it in.

Reminds me of a school report saying I had outstanding homeworks. I took it as a compliment.
by chekhov
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Martin Tyler
Replies: 25
Views: 3712

Re: Martin Tyler

I think Simon Brotherton is the best commentator on English games.
I'm a sucker for those Lionel Messi youtube highlights and there's an English commentator who I always enjoy listening to, don't know his name though (no, not the Geordie fella).
by chekhov
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Martin Tyler
Replies: 25
Views: 3712

Re: Martin Tyler

turfytopper wrote:Arlo White is I am sure an English guy who started off on radio 5 live.... He was making quite a name for himself and was really good.....I also think he emigrated to the States where he has worked ever since.

I think he commentates in-situ in the UK.
by chekhov
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Martin Tyler
Replies: 25
Views: 3712

Re: Martin Tyler

Yeah, the other thing about Tyler seeing as we're on the subject: he's so busy waffling that when a goal is scored it's like, oh someone has scored a goal. There's no alteration in cadence to give a sense of excitement. Sorry, fans of Tyler but he's dire.
by chekhov
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Utd results since Solskjaers return
Replies: 36
Views: 3078

Re: Utd results since Solskjaers return

FactualFrank wrote:Isn't Phelan an Earby/Nelson boy? I knew a lass who lived in Earby and she said she was his niece, which she says is why she was a Man U fan.

Whoops, misread your post.
by chekhov
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Utd results since Solskjaers return
Replies: 36
Views: 3078

Re: Utd results since Solskjaers return

FactualFrank wrote:Isn't Phelan an Earby/Nelson boy? I knew a lass who lived in Earby and she said she was his niece, which she says is why she was a Man U fan.

The Phelan brothers went to my school in Colne. The whole family were Clarets As I remember.
by chekhov
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Martin Tyler
Replies: 25
Views: 3712

Re: Martin Tyler

Vegas Claret wrote:I like Tyler but I have to say over here on NBC we have Arlo White with Lee Dxion and Graeme Le Saux and they are superb, miles better than the Sky lads imho

Not too bad is White but Dixon doesn't half waffle. I prefer my commentators to describe the game.
by chekhov
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Martin Tyler
Replies: 25
Views: 3712

Re: Martin Tyler

Most boring man in football. The way he drones on incessantly with the most inane irrelevances sends me mostly to sleep.
by chekhov
Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andy Taylor
Replies: 20
Views: 1907

Re: Andy Taylor

No, he has spotted the amount of players diving around trying to con him and is not entering into the spirit of things by going along with their cheating antics. Brookes was fouled by Bernard, it was just a foul, it wasn't dangerous or threatening so how is it worthy of a caution? The penalty appea...
by chekhov
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Cairney
Replies: 70
Views: 7537

Re: Tom Cairney

SGr wrote:Barton had a bottle chucked at him once in fairness

It's our way of saying we really quite like you.
by chekhov
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Cairney
Replies: 70
Views: 7537

Re: Tom Cairney

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Cultured left foot too.

Why are there never any players with cultured right feet?
by chekhov
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andy Murray will retire after Wimbledon
Replies: 54
Views: 1910

Re: Andy Murray will retire after Wimbledon

theroyaldyche wrote:He hates english


To say he hates it seems a strange thing to write. His English is fluent albeit with a Scottish accent.
by chekhov
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Only 3 minutes extra time in the 2nd half v City
Replies: 4
Views: 479

Re: Only 3 minutes extra time in the 2nd half v City

Not being pedantic or anything but it's "added" time.
by chekhov
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would You Swap With Wolves?
Replies: 64
Views: 3428

Re: Would You Swap With Wolves?

Erasmus wrote:I think you are wrong about us having the 2nd highest wage bill when we won the Championship. I think it was more like tenth, but I am not sure on that.

Sounds about right.
by chekhov
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Laptop Charger Repair?
Replies: 4
Views: 429

Re: Laptop Charger Repair?

I successfully repaired my Macbook charger cable after watching a few youtube videos on the subject. It's a bit of a faff but if you've got the tools you'll be able to extend the life of your charger quite a bit.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yqa9uUKuddw
by chekhov
Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Royal Wedding Cost
Replies: 65
Views: 2821

Re: Royal Wedding Cost

What royal wedding is it we're talking about here?
by chekhov
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: my head teacher got a clock when he left
Replies: 14
Views: 1837

Re: my head teacher got a clock when he left

I know this isn’t the accepted wisdom, but I just cant bear watching a Hakka. It, and the people doing it, just look ridiculous. Overweight Lycra-clad cyclists look ridiculous when they dismount. I just want to laugh and point, but we accept it because it's commonplace. In general though I think it...
by chekhov
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sensible policing or a snivelling coward ?
Replies: 105
Views: 5015

Re: Sensible policing or a snivelling coward ?

I assume if he'd got out of the car and tackled the knife-wielding jihadi, and got killed in the process he would have been hailed as a hero. The fact that he didn't means he is being condemned as a coward. The truth might be somewhere in between. We just love to put folk in boxes. Me, I'm not going...

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