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by turfytopper
Mon May 18, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Luke Chadwick
Replies: 51
Views: 3521

Re: Luke Chadwick

I've just seen the video of Luke Chadwick...I have either forgot or probably was not aware of the stupid personal comments... but having seen it now it was appalling. Luke came across as one hell of a human being. I also thought Jason Lee came across well too in his contribution. Of course the bbc r...
by turfytopper
Thu May 14, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley players who had footballer relatives
Replies: 144
Views: 3316

Re: Burnley players who had footballer relatives

ok stretching it maybe? But Jay Rod and his dad Chico who did play at least one game for Burnley Reserves?
by turfytopper
Thu May 14, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley players who had footballer relatives
Replies: 144
Views: 3316

Re: Burnley players who had footballer relatives

George Bray and brother Jack who played for Manchester City
by turfytopper
Thu May 14, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley players who had footballer relatives
Replies: 144
Views: 3316

Re: Burnley players who had footballer relatives

randomclaret2 wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 6:17 pm
Micky and Marcus Phelan
Who did Marcus play for apart from Nelson CC as a wicketkeeper?
by turfytopper
Sun May 10, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Get on yer bike....
Replies: 74
Views: 2098

Re: Get on yer bike....

I doubt it...I'm a driver and a cyclist. It's the non cycling drivers that keep bleating "we pay road tax" now they really do shout the loudest! For the record I'd pay that bit extra on ins. And tax. I never put forward a road tax. But it's crazy that they can use the road without 3rd party insuran...
by turfytopper
Sun May 10, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Get on yer bike....
Replies: 74
Views: 2098

Re: Get on yer bike....

conyoviejo wrote:
Sat May 09, 2020 5:32 pm
They should make helmets and Bells compulsory by law.. That will upset a few on here.
Plus a license number and insurance for road use.

Cue...hysteria
by turfytopper
Sun May 10, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BHA
Replies: 131
Views: 6405

Re: BHA

bobinho wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 11:09 am

I think I want Brighton down more than I want leeds to stay down... :o
That would be worthy of a debate for a separate post.....I just wouldn't be able to decide.

A **** club or a dirty one?
by turfytopper
Fri May 08, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If spectators are banned for months to come is it time to consider rebuilding the Cricketfield stand ?
Replies: 39
Views: 2501

Re: If spectators are banned for months to come is it time to consider rebuilding the Cricketfield stand ?

We need some football threads ! I just wonder if the club would consider this as the ideal time ? Builders will in essence be buying work, the cost of steel will drop there will be no loss of gate receipts as no one will be going on. If the figures stack up, we get the tv cash for behind closed doo...
by turfytopper
Thu May 07, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dopplegangers
Replies: 22
Views: 1425

Re: Dopplegangers

Barry_Chuckle wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 10:19 am
They everyone has a doppelganger

Are there's any more doppelganger of our players, or do you have one you know about?

I rècall SD meetings rugby player who is his doppelganger, link below.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2bCEw302DrM
Nonsense....that IS Nick Pope
by turfytopper
Thu May 07, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aldi
Replies: 159
Views: 5300

Re: Aldi

Waitrose and Marks for me....you are what you eat. We may pay a bit more but life is too short.
by turfytopper
Wed May 06, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Jim Thomson on Jimmy Adamson
Replies: 30
Views: 1564

Re: ARTICLE: Jim Thomson on Jimmy Adamson

ClaretTony wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 11:47 am
This week's article from davet / rodleydave

See link
https://www.uptheclarets.com/jim-thomso ... my-adamson
Great 'lockdown' read. Many thanks..
by turfytopper
Fri May 01, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The end of cash?
Replies: 180
Views: 3423

Re: The end of cash?

Wherever there us tax to be avoided...there will be cash.
by turfytopper
Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst well known actor?
Replies: 145
Views: 3331

Re: Worst well known actor?

Bit of fun... Which famous actor really makes you wonder how they ever get any work? For me....Nicholas Cage. :lol: Nicolas Cage immediately came into my mind on reading the topic subject. Totally agree. So I wondered how on earth he'd managed to have such an fantastic career....answer? Just check ...
by turfytopper
Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Talk Talk
Replies: 14
Views: 1228

Re: Talk Talk

Blackrod wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:54 am
The worst company I have ever dealt with by far. Even worse than NPower who are diabolical.
My contract with them comes to aclose in June and I'm thinking of a change...what were the specific problems you had (with Talk Talk) and where did you go...Hyperoptic looks good but it is not in my area.
by turfytopper
Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sports autobiography recommendations
Replies: 6
Views: 347

Re: Sports autobiography recommendations

Best I've read....Gary Nelson....
Stan's I also enjoyed, as a claret especially

Loved Dave Burnley's first book
by turfytopper
Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would Bob Lord have passed a " fit & proper owner's " test ?
Replies: 36
Views: 1380

Re: Would Bob Lord have passed a " fit & proper owner's " test ?

Of course he would. It isn't a personality test.
by turfytopper
Fri Apr 17, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norman Hunter RIP
Replies: 67
Views: 3329

Re: Norman Hunter RIP

Disliked the guy for obvious reasons during his playing career. And would never forgive him for the event that I believe changed Burnley's fortunes in 1974.

But condolences for his family and friends at this sad time.
RIP Norman
by turfytopper
Mon Apr 13, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Weeds - there when you need them!
Replies: 27
Views: 1517

Re: Weeds - there when you need them!

My lawn has been taken over with moss. I’ll get there eventually. Anybody any tips I’ll gladly take them. Simply give it a good 'back scratch' with a lawn rake. You'll be amazed at the amount of thatch and moss you pull out. Do it right and you'll be able to cancel your gymn membership. I'd recomme...
by turfytopper
Mon Apr 13, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How Many Of These Defunct English Football Grounds Have You Been To?
Replies: 92
Views: 2839

Re: How Many Of These Defunct English Football Grounds Have You Been To?

No mention of the national hockey stadium.....we played there.
by turfytopper
Mon Apr 13, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How Many Of These Defunct English Football Grounds Have You Been To?
Replies: 92
Views: 2839

Re: How Many Of These Defunct English Football Grounds Have You Been To?

18 for me....which includes watching Nelson play at Springfield Park, a cup semi at Highbury and 16 Burnley games away from TM...including seeing both the clarets,(twice) and colne dynamos at the old Wembley.
by turfytopper
Mon Apr 13, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New To Netflix - The English Game
Replies: 37
Views: 2719

Re: The English Game

Grumps wrote:
Sat Apr 11, 2020 3:01 pm
Shame it was filmed in Yorkshire when it's about Lancashire clubs
When the scene was of them training, there at least was a clear view of Pendle.
by turfytopper
Mon Apr 13, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New To Netflix - The English Game
Replies: 37
Views: 2719

Re: The English Game

Wirvine wrote:
Mon Apr 13, 2020 11:39 am
Shame about the ending.
But at least it wasn't Rovers.
by turfytopper
Mon Apr 13, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Any memories of playing Cambridge Utd
Replies: 71
Views: 2246

Re: Any memories of playing Cambridge Utd

My only visit and I can only recall how forgettable the experience was.....it was foggy and from the away end which was down by the corner flag you could see very little of the key moment, which came very early in the game...neil grewcock receiving a red..... Game over...but I think we managed a 2nd...
by turfytopper
Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Bonetti dies
Replies: 23
Views: 1575

Re: Peter Bonetti dies

Sad news...not just a Chelsea star for many years but a true legend of the game.
by turfytopper
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Right Inside Soccer
Replies: 14
Views: 903

Re: Right Inside Soccer

I have the David Wiseman book 'Up the Clarets!' The first book I read cover to cover (and one of the few still today).
by turfytopper
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is still working?
Replies: 76
Views: 3135

Re: Who is still working?

still working.....i drive kids with SEN to school (and the children of key workers)...though numbers are really low now.
by turfytopper
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your Favourite Burnley XI
Replies: 20
Views: 755

Re: Your Favourite Burnley XI

The squad of 1973. (Cant pick 11) Stevenson Noble Thomson Waldron Newton Collins Nulty Ingham Dobson Thomas James Casper Hankin Fletcher Docherty
by turfytopper
Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Whittingham
Replies: 35
Views: 4801

Re: Peter Whittingham

Awful news...devastating for his family and friends.
by turfytopper
Thu Mar 19, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Davemanu 2000
Replies: 22
Views: 1804

Re: Davemanu 2000

My real name is Bhurdwaz Mungur .At home every body calls me DAVE .I live in the east of Mauritius in the district of Flacq and live in a village called Camp Ithier .My mobile number is (230) 5 251 5280 . name Bhurdwaz Mungur . address : Camp Ithier Central Flacq ,Mauritius . Mobile : 230 5 251 52 ...
by turfytopper
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: English football to be played behind closed doors
Replies: 175
Views: 6192

Re: English football to be played behind closed doors

In what sense would the club have a liability? Not that I'm playing down the potential health risks, but it would be my decision whether to attend a football match, (even if advised not to do so), no one would be compelling me to attend. Has there been mention somewhere of clubs having a risk of li...
by turfytopper
Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drinkwater headbutts teammate
Replies: 116
Views: 7642

Re: Drinkwater headbutts teammate

Villa beat us 2-1 at the Turf on NYD, signed Drinkwater six days later, got butchered 6-1 at home to City where Drinkwater made his debut, and have since picked up four points. We've picked up fifteen with one extra game played in that time. I'd say he's cursed, but in just the last eleven months h...
by turfytopper
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Self isolation
Replies: 27
Views: 1722

Re: Self isolation

Both myself and my better half are contracted but are weekly paid, which means we don't fall into the 'salaried' structure at work. They get full pay. I thought I read somewhere that if an entire company had to close then everyone would be entitled to full pay. I know the government has said SSP is...
by turfytopper
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlton Athletic - frying pan into fire?
Replies: 86
Views: 5332

Re: Charlton Athletic - frying pan into fire?

A great football club and their supporters deserve far better.

How lucky we are.
by turfytopper
Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dermot Gallagher on the non-penalty award
Replies: 24
Views: 2025

Re: Dermot Gallagher on the non-penalty award

He says it was the correct decision because Davinson Sánchez was going for the ball - wasn't Ben Mee when Spurs got their penalty? I'm certainly not doubting the Mee pen decision but Gallagher's explanation of the one we should have got is downright ridiculous. I think he's just at re-written the l...
by turfytopper
Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gutted but
Replies: 21
Views: 1997

Re: Gutted but

A clear foul on Wood in the second half..Where was VAR then? VAR wouldn't have even considered the ball brushing McNeil's arm ....it wasn't a handball offence (as per the laws of the game)....BUT Had he crossed the ball and a Burnley player score (McNeil 'credited' with an assist) immediately, then...
by turfytopper
Mon Mar 02, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Which club do you dread playing ( any div )
Replies: 39
Views: 1974

Re: Which club do you dread playing ( any div )

I'll never tire of playing premier League opposition.
by turfytopper
Mon Mar 02, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Which club do you dread playing ( any div )
Replies: 39
Views: 1974

Re: Which club do you dread playing ( any div )

I'll second your Scarborough nomination. Even in the 91-92 season they took four points off us. But if you look at our head-to-head record against them it reads W6 D1 L6 which is a lot better than I recall. Defeats against Scarborough last longer in the memory than a victory. Think I was there in 1...
by turfytopper
Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Outstanding Defensive Display
Replies: 34
Views: 2555

Re: Outstanding Defensive Display

To draw any premier League game away is a good result...and a clean sheet magnificent.
by turfytopper
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horsham Claret
Replies: 21
Views: 1520

Re: Horsham Claret

If it is him... He's called Craig. If you see him again shout his name (that'll freak him out!) :lol: . He's a good fella, always funny! Easy guy to like. I have just started a new job driving around Horsham in a county council minibus.... I think I'm based quite close to where he may live (Kings R...
by turfytopper
Thu Feb 27, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horsham Claret
Replies: 21
Views: 1520

Re: Horsham Claret

My mate is a postie in Horsham. Burnley born. Makes it to a few home games. More away games down south way these days due to job / family. That's the guy then...pass him on my regards when you speak to him...we do have quite a few of us in an unofficial group of Sussex Clarets if he'd like to make ...
by turfytopper
Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horsham Claret
Replies: 21
Views: 1520

Re: Horsham Claret

My son, not born in Burnley, lives in Horsham and supports the Clarets. However he is not a postman so there must be three Clarets supporters there as his daughter, aged 9, also is a Claret. Interesting.....well there are a number of us in Sussex that do get together occasionally for travel to hone...
by turfytopper
Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next redevelopment at the Turf .... ?
Replies: 136
Views: 7230

Re: Next redevelopment at the Turf .... ?

karatekid wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:24 pm
I wonder if they put the price of a pint up for the southerners?
If they take 14 grand they must be charging around £8 a pint lol
by turfytopper
Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horsham Claret
Replies: 21
Views: 1520

Horsham Claret

Today I was driving in the small town of Horsham in West Sussex... walking on the pavement I see a postman wearing a Burnley training top... I was able to bip and wave. Does this man with discernable taste post on here? So where have you encountered a Claret in a place where they would least be expe...
by turfytopper
Mon Feb 24, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our best goal so far?
Replies: 30
Views: 1820

Re: Our best goal so far?

For me Hendrick's goal at Brighton was anti football at its best. Very late in the game..got us a point real drama. Though I loved both of the Vydra goals....... However.....Jay Rods at Old Trafford would have to be my pick ....it was Old Trafford...in front of the Stretford End, it was one hell of ...
by turfytopper
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Laws of the Game-I learn something every day
Replies: 54
Views: 2267

Re: Laws of the Game-I learn something every day

Yes I,did and even more bizarrely if you score directly from an indirect free kick into your own goal a corner is the restart. Even more bizarrely..... When it did happen in a football league game (a defender kicking the ball directly into his own goal from a free kick) the referee awarded a goal b...
by turfytopper
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Laws of the Game-I learn something every day
Replies: 54
Views: 2267

Re: Laws of the Game-I learn something every day

Well, not quite every day but have just read something I'd never heard of before. In a match in France tonight (live, just happened) between Metz and Lyon, Lyon were awarded a penalty. Keeper saved it but referee ordered it to be retaken as the keeper was (apparently) well off his line when the blo...
by turfytopper
Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A scenario relating to our penalty...
Replies: 29
Views: 1772

Re: A scenario relating to our penalty...

SalisburyClaret wrote:
Sat Feb 22, 2020 11:56 pm
Correct decision is VAR and penalty given

Not saying it’s right!
It would be a goal .... advantage to the offended team.

It's not happened yet...then again neither had yesterday's embarrassing incident.. but it will given time
by turfytopper
Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pendle community hospital
Replies: 14
Views: 866

Re: Pendle community hospital

Steve1956 wrote:
Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:33 pm
Cheers guys sorted now.
Hope your mum makes a speedy and full recovery.
by turfytopper
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: View from our Head of European & International recruitment
Replies: 139
Views: 6093

Re: View from our Head of European & International recruitment

Tricky Trevor wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:02 am
Pieters, JBG, Vydra, Wood, Barnes?(Austrian).
Which 3 am I missing? It says 8 from outside UK & Ireland.
Not Barnes but the other 4 possibly...
Mumbongo, Jensen, O'Neill and Legzdins?
by turfytopper
Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton programme notes
Replies: 31
Views: 3439

Re: Southampton programme notes

What is interesting now is how teams seem to be changing their starting eleven when they play us and even train differently in the build up to the game
Just shows how they are affected by the problems we cause.....but we cause different problems too.