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by bfcmik
Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019 Burnley Election Forecast Competition ...
Replies: 13
Views: 385

Re: 2019 Burnley Election Forecast Competition ...

Gordon Birtwistle - Liberal Democrats - 21.9% Charlie Briggs - Burnley & Padiham Independents - 3.8% Julie E Cooper - Labour - 30.7% Dr Laura Fisk - Green - 3.3% Karen Helsby-Entwistle - Independent - 1.6% Antony Hegginbotham - Conservative - 14.8% Stewart Scott - Brexit Party - 23.9% Too many p...
by bfcmik
Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019 Burnley Election Forecast Competition ...
Replies: 13
Views: 385

Re: 2019 Burnley Election Forecast Competition ...

Clarets4me wrote:One last request before you search for your inner " Sir John Curtice " .... PLEASE keep this thread to your predictions and maybe a few words of reasoning, rather than getting into political arguments ! There's other threads on here to do that to your heart's content .....
Clarets4me wrote:Yes, unless Diane Abbott is entering !! :D
Well that lasted a long time :D
by bfcmik
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Under-23s stay second after Crewe lose
Replies: 7
Views: 298

Re: ARTICLE: Under-23s stay second after Crewe lose

Buxtonclaret wrote:We've got Crewe at home Monday.
Shall try and make that.
A week on Monday. 25th November.
by bfcmik
Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAKE NEWS - EU edition
Replies: 60
Views: 1690

Re: FAKE NEWS - EU edition

Have a word with your labour mates and oust Corbin. You might have a hope in hell's chance then! Nah. The Tory loving media would just shoot them down straight away - whether truth or lies it wouldn't matter as they work of the principle that if you throw enough mud often enough people will believe...
by bfcmik
Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR changes
Replies: 93
Views: 2207

Re: VAR changes

I'm convinced it will be none and that's the sad thing about this, decisions being made without consulting the most important people. BFC income from fans is, at most, 7 or 8 million a year. TV revenue for BFC is over £100 Million per season. Who do you think has the most sway with Premier League C...
by bfcmik
Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAKE NEWS - EU edition
Replies: 60
Views: 1690

Re: FAKE NEWS - EU edition

tarkys_ears wrote:But at least we all know the EU is a cancerous, toxic, elitist, money stealing mafia.
Unlike the last 9.5 years of Tory governments! Although you would then have to add lying to the list of adjectives.
by bfcmik
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would Taylor, Bardsley and Wood have made a big difference?
Replies: 41
Views: 1592

Re: Would Taylor, Bardsley and Wood have made a big difference?

To answer the OP's question - who knows. Would those 3 have made a difference or would they have caught the general malaise that seemed to have infected the whole team at Bramall Lane? We can't say, BUT, we can play badly on any given day and do so 2 or 3 times a season just as we can play like pote...
by bfcmik
Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...
Replies: 38
Views: 2967

Re: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...

That's the Premier League table with everybody given an extra 64 points (+3 extra for Liverpool/City). Sort of. It works as if every team takes 3 points from every game + 1 extra point for potential goal difference. That number will decrease for each team as the season goes on until, hopefully, 3 t...
by bfcmik
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...
Replies: 38
Views: 2967

Re: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...

10/11/19 1 Liverpool 98 2 Leicester 90 3 Chelsea 90 4 Man City 89 5 Sheff Utd 81 6 Arsenal 81 7 Bournemouth 80 8 Man Utd 80 9 Wolves 80 10 Burnley 11 Brighton 79 12 C Palace 79 13 Newcastle 79 14 Spurs 78 15 Everton 78 16 West Ham 77 17 Aston Villa 75 18 Watford 72 19 Southampton 72 20 Norwich 71 Af...
by bfcmik
Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v West Ham - Player Ratings
Replies: 66
Views: 3343

Re: Burnley v West Ham - Player Ratings

Pope 8
Bardsley 8
Taylor 8
Mee 7
Tarks 8
Hendrick 8
McNeil 9*
Westwood 8
Cork 9
Barnes 8
Wood 9
by bfcmik
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McNeil on Man U forum
Replies: 40
Views: 5290

Re: Dwight McNeil on Man U forum

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by bfcmik
Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fireworks warning
Replies: 28
Views: 1483

Re: Fireworks warning

I bought some Firestar 'Atomic Boom' fireworks from Morrisons. It DOES say, keep at least 8 M away from the firework. The first one I let off, made no banging sound, just a squeel. When I lit the second one, a bit of it fired off in my direction. I was standing 20 ft away from it and nearly got sin...
by bfcmik
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Smuggled (C4) 9PM
Replies: 5
Views: 789

Re: Smuggled (C4) 9PM

You get, to a fair degree, what you are prepared to pay for. Only a certain number of Border Force people work on the front line. Family vehicles are usually only checked for contraband rather than illegal immigrants as it is believed they would be aware, as they were, of any additional travellers i...
by bfcmik
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Youth team win again
Replies: 3
Views: 416

Re: Youth team win again

Moonan 0-1, 0-2 with both direct from corners!
Crewe pulled 1 back after ht then Conn-Clarke scored twice to make it 1-4 before Crewe scored their 2nd right at the end.
by bfcmik
Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Inexcusable
Replies: 102
Views: 4520

Re: Inexcusable

We're a bits and bobs team who likes to get the ball into the box at every possible opportunity. When have we dominated possession and/or played a (usual?) counter attacking style? We dominate possession in cup games against lower league sides. I can particularly recall games against West Brom and ...
by bfcmik
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Inexcusable
Replies: 102
Views: 4520

Re: Inexcusable

Should have gone to specsavers 8-) 8-) We struggle in games where we dominate possession. We are not good at playing any differently than our usual counter-attacking style. It isn't a new thing, I can think of many games in the last few seasons where we have suffered against teams who were happy to...
by bfcmik
Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Knives and Forks utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 398
Views: 6905

Re: Knives and Forks utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Taylor did nothing wrong except get injured and he loses his place to an inferior player But Pieters isn't inferior. He has different strengths and weaknesses but he is a decent Premier League defender. Charlie Taylor is also a decent Premier League defender who will get the shirt when Pieters no l...
by bfcmik
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions vs Blades
Replies: 61
Views: 1748

Re: Predictions vs Blades

Last time we briefly attained 4th position (2017) we didn't win any of the following 5 matches. So I'm predicting a 2-1 defeat :oops: :?
by bfcmik
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rugby World Cup
Replies: 249
Views: 6958

Re: Rugby World Cup

Wales hammered by the All Blacks today in the 3rd place play-off. Shows the quality of England's performance last Saturday. Here's hoping we don't have an 'after the Lord Mayor's show' day tomorrow.
by bfcmik
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wood touch and go for Saturday
Replies: 25
Views: 1787

Re: ARTICLE: Wood touch and go for Saturday

Touch and go has generally meant no chance of playing. Barnes was touch and go last week. Reading between the lines I expect team to be Pope Liston Tarks Mee Pieters ( should be Taylor)Brady Cork Westwood McNeil JRod and Barnes. Wood for JRod if fit Hendrick will be in the team on the right side of...
by bfcmik
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jeff Hendrick in talks about contract extension....
Replies: 24
Views: 2570

Re: Jeff Hendrick in talks about contract extension....

Here we are established in the premier league trying to improve on our existing group of players and mouth watering over the prospect that Jeff Hendrick signs a new deal. We have a shortage of bodies in midfield - especially the box to box, non-stop effort type player we demand. Even if there were ...
by bfcmik
Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Supporters Board
Replies: 51
Views: 1910

Supporters Board

Did anyone else apply for this? Sadly, I haven't been shortlisted. Dear supporter Thank you for your support and interest in joining the supporters board, I’m pleased to say we have had a significant number of applications, which of course is great news for everyone concerned, however it does make t...
by bfcmik
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Derby sack Richard Keogh
Replies: 93
Views: 3824

Re: Derby sack Richard Keogh

Looks like a clear win on appeal for the PFA based on the facts we are aware of. I suspect it will end up with them having to pay him off either at full wages due or some figure close to it. What sacking him gains is that he is no longer entitled to the agreed squad bonus payments which is probably ...
by bfcmik
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Classical Music
Replies: 32
Views: 704

Re: Classical Music

Tchaikovsky's #4 & #6 symphonies and Beethoven's #5 (once you get past the de, de, de, der you can hear the pure genius of the man) and #7 are 4 brilliant pieces of music - full of melodies, counter melodies, drama and serenity.
by bfcmik
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hudson-Odoi - what's wrong with the country
Replies: 71
Views: 3689

Re: Hudson-Odoi - what's wrong with the country

H-O was already going down BEFORE Lowton touched his back. He had anticipated Tarky's foot being there and hurled himself forward with both feet pointing backwards. So he was diving and Lowton's touch made no difference.
by bfcmik
Sun Oct 27, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Chelsea - Player Ratings
Replies: 60
Views: 3374

Re: Burnley v Chelsea - Player Ratings

Pope 6
Lowton 6 (inc. -1 for the goal)
Tarkowski 5
Mee 7
Pieters 6
Hendrick 6
Westwood 4
Cork 6
McNeil 7*
Rodriguez 5 (inc. +1 for the goal)
Barnes 4

Vydra 6

SD 4 wrong tactics, poor substitutions made too late
by bfcmik
Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RATE THE REF - Michael Oliver v Chelsea
Replies: 22
Views: 851

Re: RATE THE REF - Michael Oliver v Chelsea

A 21
B 23
C 23
D 21
by bfcmik
Sun Oct 27, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?
Replies: 150
Views: 4081

Re: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?

How many who'd already posted on this thread that they'd never left a game earlier - changed their mind earlier today? UTC I did. I blame Father Jack, who I sit with, for tempting me to go with him as he escaped at 0-4 just because his dad (chorleyclaret) was recovering at home from an operation an...
by bfcmik
Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?
Replies: 150
Views: 4081

Re: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?

I was 'invited' to leave a number of games both home and away back in the day by friendly Police officers but I have never voluntarily left a match before the final whistle although, as AfloatinClaret says, there have been many I wished I had. I travel 128 miles each way to all home games and find t...
by bfcmik
Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton vs Leicester
Replies: 141
Views: 3991

Re: Southampton vs Leicester

Tall Paul wrote:Fair enough, I suppose VAR can also refer to the bloke watching the screens as well as the technology itself.
VAR stands for Video Assistant Referee so it actually is a person! The system they view incidents is a computer monitor so they can add the lines and do the freeze frame stuff
by bfcmik
Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex
Replies: 130
Views: 4360

Re: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex

EU border controls? What are they? Its open borders Actually they are not encouraged to stop illegals because they know where they are headed for and its not mainland Europe Almost every country in Europe has more 'illegals' (or economic migrants as less right wing people label them) living within ...
by bfcmik
Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Taylor
Replies: 60
Views: 3318

Re: Taylor

Could it be that SD sees he has someone of equal calibre already has the shirt - and under SD's mantra of team before ego it is for Pieters to lose his grip on the shirt rather than the other way round. Taylor and Pieters are both excellent players with slightly different strengths and both will do ...
by bfcmik
Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PL plans for 2022 World Cup
Replies: 15
Views: 924

Re: PL plans for 2022 World Cup

The country is also under economic embargo from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, who have accused them oof funding terrorism. They don't recognise the state of Israel, which means that they are an anti-semitic state, by the international definition. The economic embargo is...
by bfcmik
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PL plans for 2022 World Cup
Replies: 15
Views: 924

Re: PL plans for 2022 World Cup

dsr wrote:Tournament starts on 21st November and ends on 10th December? 20 days, where the winner plays 7 matches? It took 32 days last time. Are they really whizzing through it that fast?
More games on each day apparently.
by bfcmik
Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Inter(n) Miami new s(tedium)
Replies: 38
Views: 1623

Re: Inter(n) Miami new s(tedium)

[urlhttps://youtu.be/7_ToAF46GPQ][/url] Maybe they would bring half time shows like this instead of parachutists or the Hollands pie game
by bfcmik
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex
Replies: 130
Views: 4360

Re: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex

There are question marks being raised by other lorry drivers as to why the trailer was opened by the driver where it was, which wasn't on a road normally chosen to get from Purfleet to Holyhead. Why was it not opened either at the port when it was collected, somewhere actually en-route or at it's de...
by bfcmik
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Olympiakos v Bayern
Replies: 5
Views: 1163

Re: Olympiakos v Bayern

Seems like there is trouble there at European game and not just ours! Away supporters are not allowed at Greek League games! It is only European games that they are forced to accommodate away supporters therefore the lack of real infrastructure to prevent such clashes. I know they had significant t...
by bfcmik
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Inter(n) Miami new s(tedium)
Replies: 38
Views: 1623

Re: Inter(n) Miami new s(tedium)

The American youth are taking to soccer because their parents are increasingly worried by the health implications of playing American football as well as the tremendous cost of the equipment needed to play - stuff that the child will grow out of rather than wear it out. Soccer is seen as a much less...
by bfcmik
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dispatches the Prince & the Paedophile
Replies: 38
Views: 1655

Re: Dispatches the Prince & the Paedophile

Charles,used a young woman as a baby making machine Andrew,dodgy paedo friends Edward,a waste of space. I'm sure there are many more but I cant be arsed. You think Diana wasn't happy to be that 'baby making machine' (with it's attendant £15 million pay-off at the end) - although I think carrying 1 ...
by bfcmik
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keeping Drinkwater under control
Replies: 40
Views: 3596

Re: Keeping Drinkwater under control

I’m just going to throw this out there… I think Danny Drinkwater will end up signing for Burnley permanently, on reduced wages and will thoroughly love being a Burnley FC player. He has a lot to prove and I have a feeling that we will gain from this immensely down the line. I've said this from day ...
by bfcmik
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dispatches the Prince & the Paedophile
Replies: 38
Views: 1655

Re: Dispatches the Prince & the Paedophile

Not sure relationship is the correct term here - looks more like the girl was provided; groomed? I think we've all seen the picture of the 40 year old Prince with his arm around the bare midriff of this girl. Not exactly the behaviour one might expect of some one in his exalted position. Fortunatel...
by bfcmik
Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RATE THE REF - Jon Moss v Leicester City
Replies: 39
Views: 1964

Re: RATE THE REF - Jon Moss v Leicester City

15
8
12
14
by bfcmik
Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Sheffield United v Burnley – Ticket Information
Replies: 162
Views: 8199

Re: 2019/20: Sheffield United v Burnley – Ticket Information

But it's not though, and theres a policy from the home team, but it isnt that strict. Why do you think sides that take under 1k are all in the centre and not from row a seat 1 onwards.. It's a load of old codswhallop, where certain people get looked after and the rest have to make fo. Just the way ...
by bfcmik
Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stanley
Replies: 16
Views: 1944

Re: Stanley

Good for Accy. Unlike many Burnley fans i too wish them well. Sundays is a good shout for their games. Sadly, having a Premier League neighbour means that Sunday's may clash with a live TV fixture for ourselves. Not too often though as we seem to get mainly early/late kick-offs on Saturday or Monda...
by bfcmik
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Japan v S. Africa
Replies: 13
Views: 602

Re: Japan v S. Africa

Tread Warily wrote:The All Blacks will win the final by a country mile.
The All Blacks won't be in the final though
by bfcmik
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 29
Views: 3047

Re: Leicester v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 7
Lowton 8
Tarkowski 7
Mee 6
Pieters 8

Brady 4
Hendrick 7
Westwood 7
McNeil 7

Wood 7
Rodriguez 6

Lennon 6
by bfcmik
Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: This week, Leeds United become 100!
Replies: 40
Views: 2072

Re: This week, Leeds United become 100!

5 months ago Burnley FC failed to acknowledge their 137th birthday
by bfcmik
Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: JBG out for weeks
Replies: 60
Views: 3653

Re: ARTICLE: JBG out for weeks

Drinkwater not fit for this week and can't play next week against his parent club. Will he ever get an appearance?
by bfcmik
Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Safe Standing
Replies: 97
Views: 7151

Re: Safe Standing

Hi Mike Price, As someone who has supported my work as the Shadow Sports Minister to improve the fan experience at football matches - I wanted to write to you about Safe Standing. Last Thursday, the Government published their Safe Standing review. Despite Safe Standing being implemented safely in mu...
by bfcmik
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Points From Next Four Games?
Replies: 31
Views: 1579

Re: Points From Next Four Games?

houseboy wrote:I think we lost that 3-1.
12th Feb 2017 Burnley 1-1 Chelsea (Brady 24, Pedro 7)

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