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by LeadBelly
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team For WHU
Replies: 7
Views: 393

Re: Team For WHU

Vegas Claret wrote:
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:26 pm
no way Wood will start given his lack of football

edit: so get your money on him starting :D :lol:
Hopefully he plays some part in the game, he's scored in all our last 5 games against them. Even got two in the 3-0 "riot" game.
Get him on there, that'll make 'em panic.
by LeadBelly
Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horse Racing Nap League - Derby Weekend July 2020
Replies: 93
Views: 779

Re: Horse Racing Nap League - Derby Weekend July 2020

Some good horses on the turf again today.....

1:15 Northbound
1:50 Liberty Beach
2:25 Cross Counter
3:00 Dark Vision
3:35 Enable (NAP)
4:05 Magny Cours
4:35 Be More
5:10 Indian Creak
by LeadBelly
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norwich
Replies: 21
Views: 895

Re: Norwich

Odd selection/performance by Norwich definitely. I thought BHA would play pretty cautiously (them needing very few more points for safety) and thus Norwich would really go for it. Manager then leaves out the team's 2 top scorers (11 for Pukki, 7 for Cantwell; next highest 3) and the team dont really...
by LeadBelly
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horse Racing Nap League - Derby Weekend July 2020
Replies: 93
Views: 779

Re: Horse Racing Nap League - Derby Weekend July 2020

Some terrific horses on show today at Epsom Downs, shame there's no live crowd but TV coverage should be good.

13-50 Twaasol
14-25 Safe Voyage
15-00 Caradoc
15-40 Frankly Darling
16-15 Fooraat
16-55 Pyledriver (NAP)
17-35 Magical Wish
by LeadBelly
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Washington Redskins name change
Replies: 50
Views: 1208

Re: Washington Redskins name change

I've heard Brighton are under pressure from wokes to change to Blefton too. ;)
by LeadBelly
Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match of the Day
Replies: 31
Views: 2066

Re: Match of the Day

Defund the BBC. This movement is really strengthening lately and got a further boost yesterday when BBC announced cuts to (English) regional services- a few days after announcing it was spending £100 million on "diversity" (even though an independent investigation has just recently found that minor...
by LeadBelly
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horse Racing Nap League - Derby Weekend July 2020
Replies: 93
Views: 779

Re: Horse Racing Nap League - Derby Weekend July 2020

Well done TY, I hadnt realized it was Epsom this weekend; Oaks and Derby on the same day-wow. A month late, Epsom Friday Oaks Day/Ladies Day is my favourite racing day out of the year. Been going for 10-15 years now with some (now ex) workmates. Still- I'll be able to watch from my living room and h...
by LeadBelly
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The top twenty with Ben Mee
Replies: 33
Views: 1307

Re: ARTICLE: The top twenty with Ben Mee

Nice appreciation CT.

Great achievement by Ben - in this modern era especially. Hopefully he'll make it a fair few more places up that list. There's certainly no reason to feel his performance is dropping off as he enters his 30s, he seems as good as/better than ever.
by LeadBelly
Thu Jul 02, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sheffield predictions?
Replies: 49
Views: 1420

Re: Burnley v Sheffield predictions?

Another 1-0 for the Clarets; three in a row.
by LeadBelly
Thu Jul 02, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon tweet
Replies: 29
Views: 2879

Re: Lennon tweet

He's done a good job for us and said a lot of good things about our squad/club when interviewed. He's not been a major cog in the works but always done what the manager asked him to do when he's started/ come on. He's been a good team man to have around. Best wishes to him in whatever he does next i...
by LeadBelly
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: tonight's games
Replies: 438
Views: 10300

Re: tonight's games

Yeah Hull are looking in very poor shape, 1 point from the last 5 games. They have Boro to play on Thursday and that could be a ray of hope for them before visiting WBA on Sunday then Bristol mid next week. Huddersfield too need to pull their fingers out sometime soon with (as stated above) Luton an...
by LeadBelly
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Distance Themselves From BLM Movement
Replies: 136
Views: 5901

Re: FA Distance Themselves From BLM Movement

Before he took the knee, Charisma-Free Keir really should've read the small print. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/keir-starmer-defund-police-black-lives-matter-backlash-a4483981.html "Black Lives Matter UK criticises Labour Leader Keir Starmer for dismissing calls to defund the police" Ye...
by LeadBelly
Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Pardew
Replies: 26
Views: 2370

Re: Alan Pardew

"wouldve ended today" is more like it. Presumably he got a year or two pay off to enable him to take the other jobs hes done.

Still bloomin' hilarious though, not one of Ashley's greatest decisions.
by LeadBelly
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matt Lowton
Replies: 34
Views: 3266

Re: Matt Lowton

dermotdermot wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:53 pm
Due to all that weight he was carrying around apparently.
Naughty, naughty.
by LeadBelly
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crystal Palace predictions...
Replies: 40
Views: 1599

Re: Crystal Palace predictions...

I was feeling optimistic earlier and had "a couple of bob" on us winning (13/5 odds). Optimism has faded a bit during the day though, so ... 1-1
by LeadBelly
Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Weekend's footy
Replies: 218
Views: 3583

Re: Weekend's footy

I think that Watford fans' message-board will be worth reading again after this game. They were more than disenchanted after losing away to us; losing H to Saints should be worth some real gems on there.
by LeadBelly
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brickmakers
Replies: 27
Views: 2568

Re: Brickmakers

First pub in which I got a pre-match underage pint (Masseys) c. 1966/7.

Not actually been in there for over 30 years but I like the building, red brick, 3 floors, lots of windows. I hope the building can be used for another purpose rather than knocked down.
by LeadBelly
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation Battle
Replies: 78
Views: 5540

Re: Relegation Battle

Although Norwich are possibly as good as any of those others now, they're too far adrift & it's difficult to see an escape for them. Looks like Hammers have an easier fixture list than any of the others and should have enough to stay just clear of the carnage. Not much between Villa, Bournemouth and...
by LeadBelly
Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Minepalois police department to be abolished
Replies: 35
Views: 1271

Re: Minepalois police department to be abolished

It's going to be replaced my some other policing set up though - otherwise it's back to "wild west" days with everybody openly carrying a gun & fastest draw wins. With no police, the winners would be gun-sellers. I think gun sales are already doing great in USA as people begin to worry about protect...
by LeadBelly
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Internet surfing for match reaction
Replies: 9
Views: 1219

Re: Internet surfing for match reaction

Hang on, I have a new favourite :lol: ..... I admit that I like to read opponents' message boards pre and post match too. You can have a good laugh at some of the dumb comments without it being so personal/meaningful to you as it would be here. One that surprised me yesterday was as bad as anything...
by LeadBelly
Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horse Racing Nap League - Royal Ascot 2020
Replies: 235
Views: 2409

Re: Horse Racing Nap League - Royal Ascot 2020

Final chance to salvage some success....

12.40 Hahaarr
1.15 Sacred
1.50 Admiral Nelson
2.25 Sharing (NAP)
3.00 Palace Pier
3.35 Hello Youmzain
4.10 Dazzling Dan
4.40 The Grand Visir
by LeadBelly
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horse Racing Nap League - Royal Ascot 2020
Replies: 235
Views: 2409

Re: Horse Racing Nap League - Royal Ascot 2020

The recovery starts today....

1:15 - Art Power
1:50 - Ventura Vision
2:25 - Eye of Heaven
3:00 - Morando
3:35 - Millisle
4:10 - Noble Prize (NAP)
4:40 - Durston
by LeadBelly
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

The point some people have been trying to make is not that they wouldn’t want to make a gesture but that in this febrile atmosphere they don’t have a choice. As the more fervent supporters have stated if you don’t support it then you are a racist. I agree. There's as much chance of anybody who does...
by LeadBelly
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Swing Low....
Replies: 87
Views: 2526

Re: Swing Low....

Hahaha, Id love to see the woke inquisition trying to police 80,000 England rugby fans.
by LeadBelly
Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horse Racing Nap League - Royal Ascot 2020
Replies: 235
Views: 2409

Re: Horse Racing Nap League - Royal Ascot 2020

Need a big pick up in form to get me out of the relegation zone....

1.15 Ya Hayati
1.50 Fox Tal
2.25 Lord of the Lodge
3.00 Bright Devil (NAP)
3.35 Stradivarius
4.10 Finest Sound
4.40 Dubai Love
by LeadBelly
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa v Blades
Replies: 233
Views: 5609

Re: Villa v Blades

Why do so called big clubs keep paying David Luiz large amounts of money to turn up for them, he has always been garbage? I would love to comment on the incidents in the first match, but I decided to watch Downton Abbey instead. When the team he's playing for is on top and he doesnt have to defend ...
by LeadBelly
Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horse Racing Nap League - Royal Ascot 2020
Replies: 235
Views: 2409

Re: Horse Racing Nap League - Royal Ascot 2020

Hoping for a better outcome than yesterday....

1.15 Brian Epstein
1.50 Kenzai Warrior (NAP)
2.25 Arthurian Fable
3.00 Headman
3.35 Pogo
4.10 Mighty Gurkha
4.40 Alright Sunshine
by LeadBelly
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horse Racing Nap League - Royal Ascot 2020
Replies: 235
Views: 2409

Re: Horse Racing Nap League - Royal Ascot 2020

Thanks for taking the trouble to organise this again TY Looking forward to watching Battash today having seen his great win live at York last August. Day 1 selections for me 1.15 Blown By Wind 1.50 Billesdon Brook 2.25 Miss Yoda 3.00 Mohican Heights 3.35 Battaash (NAP) 4.10 Queen Power 4.40 Moon King
by LeadBelly
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Ricky Valance
Replies: 5
Views: 504

Re: RIP Ricky Valance

I think this was the first single I ever bought- certainly is was one of the first 2 or 3. I can still remember the lyrics, cheesy as they are. I never realized RV was Welsh rather than American until relatively recently, so......... gorffwys mewn heddwch Ricky. By the time "Terry" by Twinkle came o...
by LeadBelly
Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: La Liga resumes tonight
Replies: 11
Views: 535

Re: La Liga resumes tonight

After seeing the heads-up on here, I forgot about it. According to BBC website (if you can believe anything on there is balanced nowadays) there were a fair few fans outside the stadium for the game. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/52875491 Difficult to tell how many from the photo - maybe doze...
by LeadBelly
Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Baden Powell to be ging gang goolied
Replies: 130
Views: 2660

Re: Baden Powell to be ging gang goolied

The people defending the toppling of the Colston statue say "we tried democracy and it didnt work so...we had to...... " Population of Bristol c 550,000 number of people who signed petition to remove statue = 11,000 (and this number is mentioned by Guardian, BBC etc as a justification without compar...
by LeadBelly
Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So When We Get Going, Who Do You Think/Want To Go Down?
Replies: 35
Views: 1463

Re: So When We Get Going, Who Do You Think/Want To Go Down?

All momentum has gone. I think it will be fascinating to see how teams restart the season from a standing start. Agreed, there'll be some odd results because of the different (previously not encountered for many years for most players) lack of atmosphere + the long break. Teams that were on poor ru...
by LeadBelly
Sun May 31, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horse racing returning soon
Replies: 11
Views: 460

Re: Horse racing returning soon

I was going to the John Smiths meeting at York in July. I assume that's only going to go ahead behind closed doors. I'm really going to miss that day of sunshine, beer, beer, beer, silliness, beer, more silliness, massive hangover. I went to York racing for the first time last August whilst I was v...
by LeadBelly
Sun May 31, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Live events returning
Replies: 9
Views: 526

Re: Live events returning

I'm missing live music more than live sport. Last gig I got to was Jesse Malin 12th March, had tickets for 12 cancelled gigs since then (a couple for acts Ive not seen before & really wanted to see in that). 6 more gigs I had tkts for in June also cancelled. I'm not an outdoor festival goer so hadn'...
by LeadBelly
Sun May 31, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horse racing returning soon
Replies: 11
Views: 460

Re: Horse racing returning soon

Ive been TV watching the French racing for the last fortnight or so. Lost a few quid so hopefully will do better on the returning UK racing. In France, everybody, including jockeys (excluding horses ;)) wearing lower-face covering. Its not as odd as the German footy seems without a crowd. It's bette...
by LeadBelly
Sat May 30, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 3 quizzes at once
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Re: 3 quizzes at once

I had a bash at the cuisine one. Did moderately well but it introduced me to Pastizzi which Id never seen/heard of before.
Blimey those look good; Ill be seeking those out.
by LeadBelly
Fri May 29, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Political compass
Replies: 48
Views: 1286

Re: Political compass

Like a few others, I was a bit surprised to come out to the left, no surprise that I was also a bit down (2 and a half notches into LEFT and a couple into LIBERTARIAN; v similar to Duncandisorderly above) I wouldve adjudged myself slightly to the right and a bit more into the Libertarian sector. The...
by LeadBelly
Fri May 29, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scariest Film (not the most gory)
Replies: 56
Views: 1232

Re: Scariest Film (not the most gory)

Quatermass and the Pit on TV in 1958/9 scared the bejesus out of me as a 9 year old, gave me a few nightmares. For a film, at the time, The Exorcist was very scary.
by LeadBelly
Fri May 29, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adam Lallana
Replies: 82
Views: 6904

Re: Adam Lallana

One red card (for two yellows) and that's somehow it. To me, it suggests PB is very good at judging referees and what he can and cant get away with as they officiate. He certainly "likes a challenge" - and fortunately there's still a bit of body contact allowed in today's game (a rediculously small...
by LeadBelly
Thu May 28, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gary Lineker tweet
Replies: 28
Views: 2612

Re: Gary Lineker tweet

Greenmile wrote:
Thu May 28, 2020 3:54 pm
Let’s be fair, he is superior to most of us when it comes to football (which is what he was tweeting about). How many golden boots have you won?
Same number as you.
by LeadBelly
Thu May 28, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gary Lineker tweet
Replies: 28
Views: 2612

Re: Gary Lineker tweet

Hendrickxz wrote:
Thu May 28, 2020 8:30 am
I think you might have meant patronising -- which he is surely the personification of! ;)
Spot on.
PATRONISING: treat in a way that is apparently kind or helpful but that betrays a feeling of superiority
by LeadBelly
Wed May 27, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky super six
Replies: 245
Views: 16118

Re: Sky super six

I remembered, little good it's done me so far. I'm even worse at predicting German scores than Prem scores.
by LeadBelly
Wed May 27, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adam Lallana
Replies: 82
Views: 6904

Re: Adam Lallana

Very decent player through his 20s (for Saints & Scouses) Just gone 32 yo, only made 40 leagues appearances in the past (not yet quite) 3 seasons. Around 30 of those appearances as a sub. Obviously it's a tough task getting into such a good Liverpool team but he's coming towards the end of his caree...
by LeadBelly
Wed May 27, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: There's no such thing as bad beer, though Vaux came fairly close
Replies: 54
Views: 1478

Re: There's no such thing as bad beer, though Vaux came fairly close

Tetleys was a very decent choice at that time, used to be able to get that at The Borough Hotel (near Manchester Road train station) in late 60s/early 70s (maybe even later as I'm not sure when that pub closed).
That "huntsman" logo was very distinctive.
by LeadBelly
Wed May 27, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glyn Pardoe RIP
Replies: 16
Views: 1055

Re: Glyn Pardoe RIP

I lived/worked south of Manchester 2nd half of 1969, had a housemate who was a city fan and we went to see City fairly often -watching from the Kippax. I really enjoyed watching that City team and can remember all the names and characters from it. As a big Elder and (especially) Angus fan, Ive alway...
by LeadBelly
Tue May 26, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: There's no such thing as bad beer, though Vaux came fairly close
Replies: 54
Views: 1478

Re: There's no such thing as bad beer, though Vaux came fairly close

I think my first venture into beer drinking would be Massey's as well at 14, "a pint of mixed landlord and make it snappy" 😂 Around 1 shilling & 10 pence for that? When those "big brands" came in, the pints moved upto c half a crown (2/6) per pint. Only 8 pints for a quid then instead of 10+; terri...
by LeadBelly
Tue May 26, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: There's no such thing as bad beer, though Vaux came fairly close
Replies: 54
Views: 1478

Re: There's no such thing as bad beer, though Vaux came fairly close

Didnt they then bring out Brew 11 which was worse? My first pints were Massey's which seemed pretty decent (although I wasnt an experienced drinker). The Brew X replacement was noticeably less good. When I ventured into the midlands, there was Brew XI which was pretty similar to X (possibly exactly...
by LeadBelly
Mon May 25, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13006
Views: 259185

Re: Covid-19

I have nothing particularly against Cummings but his Barnard Castle trip story is risible.

Maybe Kyle Walker should've said he was just checking his eyesight when he had the "models" round his place.
by LeadBelly
Mon May 25, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wembley - 11th anniversary
Replies: 56
Views: 1936

Re: Wembley - 11th anniversary

He cleared it all up though didn't he? He told us he hadn't spoken to Celtic and then told us he'd turned them down after speaking to them. But on 25th May 2009 he was still considered God and his players did him proud that afternoon. None more so than Clarke Carlisle who turned in the performance ...
by LeadBelly
Sun May 24, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Do you have family & friends who don't support Burnley
Replies: 55
Views: 1517

Re: Do you have family & friends who don't support Burnley

My son was born in Nottingham and although we moved away (to Co Durham) when he was a bairn, he's become a Forest supporter. Probably my fault because when visiting that city to see his maternal gran, I always timed it to coincide with a forest (or Notts CCC) game that we could watch. More disturbin...