Search found 2241 matches

by bfcmik
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who likes Boris?
Replies: 179
Views: 2727

Re: Who likes Boris?

All his mates and cronies who are getting the excellent and well remunerated contracts for activities or products they have no experience of, contacts for or stock for really like him.
by bfcmik
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 359
Views: 7098

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

By "no details of the venue of the Christening", do you mean "although the venue of Westminster Cathedral has been confirmed by the Johnsons and by Westminster Cathedral authorities, I prefer to ignore the evidence because I don't like the Prime Minister"? Given that was only published by the Daily...
by bfcmik
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: About time too
Replies: 25
Views: 1971

Re: About time too

huw.Y.WattfromWare wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:27 pm
I fully understand the thinking behind the decision but surely the grand-parents are the ones that need the protection by separation.
It is now a younger people issue
by bfcmik
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: hope the kids play at Millwall- Saturday massive
Replies: 33
Views: 1786

Re: hope the kids play at Millwall- Saturday massive

The issue about playing the 'kids' is that the u23s have a Premier League 2 game v Newcastle on Friday and the u18s play at Manchester United in the Premier League u18s on Saturday. That means you can't play the u23s in the Millwall game as the kids couldn't play the u23 game on Friday and then be r...
by bfcmik
Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 359
Views: 7098

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

No details of the venue of the Christening, just lots of statements that it was a small, private service. The allegation is that he went to Perugia and had the service there.
by bfcmik
Mon Sep 21, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Barnes back as under-23s face Sunderland
Replies: 42
Views: 2068

Re: ARTICLE: Barnes back as under-23s face Sunderland

Half time - still 2-1
by bfcmik
Mon Sep 21, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Barnes back as under-23s face Sunderland
Replies: 42
Views: 2068

Re: ARTICLE: Barnes back as under-23s face Sunderland

Trialist subbed off after 27 minutes
by bfcmik
Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester v Burnley - Match day thread
Replies: 490
Views: 11593

Re: Leicester v Burnley - Match day thread

TheOriginalLongsider wrote:
Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:54 pm
Brady just gives the ball away all the time. Glad he’s off. Good debut from Dunne. Brownhill playing well.
Like that pass to Schmeichel just before he got injured?
by bfcmik
Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's footie 20/9.20
Replies: 60
Views: 1412

Re: Today's footie 20/9.20

If the arm is extended from the body when it hits then it is a penalty every time. That's the rules since the start of last season. We didn't moan when we got a penalty last season v Bournemouth? 'Natural body shape' does not include outstretched arms. Just because some people believe football was b...
by bfcmik
Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Charlie Taylor going to be the next Hendricks ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1307

Re: Is Charlie Taylor going to be the next Hendricks ?

dandeclaret wrote:
Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:02 pm
You mean people spelling his name wrong? Charlie Tailor perhaps?
We must cut our cloth according to the realities of the situation :D
by bfcmik
Sat Sep 19, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Under-18s set for first home game
Replies: 2
Views: 213

Re: ARTICLE: Under-18s set for first home game

Lost 1-2. Woods with a 23rd minute equaliser. Their goals were on 5 and 65 minutes.
by bfcmik
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Erik Pieters
Replies: 39
Views: 2928

Re: Erik Pieters

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:56 pm
Does this mean he becomes the next target for the haters?
They need one now Hendrick has left.
Brady is the leading candidate at the moment but I'm sure Lowton, Long and, possibly, Wood (for his offsides) will attract some of the small-minded too.
by bfcmik
Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sheffield United - Match Thread
Replies: 495
Views: 19881

Re: Burnley v Sheffield United - Match Thread

Devils_Advocate wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:25 pm
My money is on Brady and Westwood missing for us and us losing 4-3
Westy will do well to get to take a penalty
by bfcmik
Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sheffield United - Match Thread
Replies: 495
Views: 19881

Re: Burnley v Sheffield United - Match Thread

Who will be our 5 then?
by bfcmik
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets+
Replies: 2
Views: 455

Clarets+

Just received this from the club: We would like to thank you for your support of Clarets Player, which has been the dedicated audio-visual content platform for the club for over a decade. Subscriptions and followers of the club’s official video, highlights, interviews and live audio commentaries hav...
by bfcmik
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Macclesfield wound up
Replies: 36
Views: 2297

Re: Macclesfield wound up

At least the greedy have got wealthier. Never mind if the historic and formerly strong league structure collapsed around them. We supporters may think of professional football clubs in other terms, but they are all businesses in a very competitive market. Bad financial management or board incompete...
by bfcmik
Sat Sep 12, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Football 12-9-20
Replies: 239
Views: 4585

Re: Today's Football 12-9-20

Give over having a laugh, plenty of teams less clinical than Liverpool won't score 2 at home nevermind away, Leeds will be more than ok on that first impression. I love how people are quick to judge teams/players after one game, first game of the season and some are already saying Liverpool won’t w...
by bfcmik
Sat Sep 12, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Banks Closed Saturday Morning
Replies: 24
Views: 1580

Re: Banks Closed Saturday Morning

I haven't changed my Nationwide named branch even though I moved from Daventry to Solihull over 20 years ago. I can do practically everything I need to do online, using a shop's card payment system or at an ATM. The only times I have had to visit the branch in Solihull in the last 10 years has been ...
by bfcmik
Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Kits 20/21
Replies: 367
Views: 26715

Re: New Kits 20/21

Brown shirt.jpg
Brown shirt.jpg (62.76 KiB) Viewed 83 times
JayRod black kit.jpg
JayRod black kit.jpg (170.67 KiB) Viewed 83 times
by bfcmik
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned
Replies: 159
Views: 4571

Re: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned

I'd make them carry an exemption note from their GP. No mask + no note = no entry. I don't understand why shops just don't refuse to serve people who aren't wearing a mask until the exemption is provided. The government's own guidance states Those who have an age, health or disability reason for no...
by bfcmik
Wed Sep 09, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned
Replies: 159
Views: 4571

Re: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned

No bus driver should be subject to abuse however, to simply not enforce this for an easy life is sweeping the issue under the carpet and putting others at risk. The bus companies should hire an extra person on board (a conductor) if need be to make sure these rules are enforced. If need be, stop th...
by bfcmik
Wed Sep 09, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Watkins over £30 million!!
Replies: 49
Views: 2577

Re: Watkins over £30 million!!

It is if you are all fishing in the same pond, those with the most attractive bait will always land the prize. Imagine if there were other ponds where our bait could be cast, where the chances of our bait being the most attractive on offer increase significantly. Unfortunately, electronic scouting ...
by bfcmik
Sun Sep 06, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who do you fancy in the EFL Cup 2nd round
Replies: 40
Views: 2436

Re: Who do you fancy in the EFL Cup 2nd round

ClaretTony wrote:
Sun Sep 06, 2020 3:04 pm
And full 3rd round draw at

https://www.uptheclarets.com/away-tie-in-round-three
For that 3rd round don't we have to beat Sheff Utd? Or is that a certainty, which is why you don't mention them? LOL
by bfcmik
Sun Sep 06, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Birmingham
Replies: 132
Views: 5434

Re: Birmingham

Cuts? How about making sure sentences reflect the crime. That’s bugger all to do with cuts. Carry a knife = 5 years no parole. 2nd offence, 10 years. Take a couple of weeks to get it thru parliament/lords if they want it. Trouble is all the loony liberals keep shouting about the human rights of the...
by bfcmik
Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League terminate largest overseas TV deal
Replies: 26
Views: 2031

Re: Premier League terminate largest overseas TV deal

The other issue, from a Burnley viewpoint, is that this is a far bigger proportion of our revenue than virtually every other club in the Premier League. With Bournemouth gone I can't imagine there are many, if any, other clubs for whom TV money is such a high proportion of their total revenue. It's...
by bfcmik
Thu Sep 03, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 3480
Views: 335862

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Out first team squad hasn’t been improved for quite some time and is at the bare bones stage. By quite some time, just how long do you mean? The last transfer window (when we signed Brownhill)? Or the one before that (when we signed Rodriguez and Pieters)? Can’t see it though as our recruitment is ...
by bfcmik
Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Let's see who gets closest with these two questions
Replies: 35
Views: 1403

Re: Let's see who gets closest with these two questions

players -1375
scorers - 244
by bfcmik
Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tark - transfer
Replies: 805
Views: 57508

Re: Tark - transfer

Zlatan wrote:
Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:08 pm
Then remove it
Damned if he does and damned if he doesn't - the joys of being a message board moderator/leader
by bfcmik
Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans return
Replies: 58
Views: 3180

Re: Fans return

At a committee meeting this morning my walking football club has been told that group numbers per session can rise from the current 32 player maximum to 36 from Sept 19th and unlimited from 1st October.(10 a side is the most our pitches can reasonably manage) Changing facilities should remain social...
by bfcmik
Mon Aug 31, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All or nothing Spurs
Replies: 28
Views: 3058

Re: All or nothing Spurs

buzzclarets79 wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:57 pm
when a manager says I wouldn’t go much higher than 1.5m for Grigg and then they double it to 3m it’s comedy gold.

I don’t think that comedy exists at Burnley.
We would do the opposite I think, the manager says he's worth £3m and our negotiating team offer £.3m for the opening bid.
by bfcmik
Thu Aug 27, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets article
Replies: 32
Views: 2487

Re: Clarets article

Like the ground in which they play, a wistful, charming relic in a world of insincere pretences, Burnley have no desire to exist in this modern footballing world in any other way than their own way. The Burnley way.
Spot on
by bfcmik
Sat Aug 22, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So is anyone attending a non-league game over the weekend
Replies: 19
Views: 861

Re: So is anyone attending a non-league game over the weekend

I managed to get to my grandson's 4th u10 friendly in Daventry (Northants) this morning. His team, Daventry Town Spartans (there are 3 teams in his age group), won 5-1 but scored all 6 goals!
by bfcmik
Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 3480
Views: 335862

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

And grinding out scabby wins will keep us up forever? Yes. Because, when they do the league table at the end of the season to decide who gets relegated, those with the fewest points from wins (whether scabby or brilliant) and draws (whether scabby or not) get relegated. Currently, points are not aw...
by bfcmik
Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Championship Fixtures 2020-21
Replies: 18
Views: 669

Re: Championship Fixtures 2020-21

Claretitus wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:22 pm
'Cos he's a prick??? :lol:
Ct is NOT a prick - well, only when he needs to be, I suppose. Oh yeah, and possibly other times as well :lol: :lol: :lol:

(always been a decent bloke whenever I have spoken to him or seen him at games)
by bfcmik
Thu Aug 20, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chairmans statement
Replies: 76
Views: 5044

Re: Chairmans statement

BOYSIE31 wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 4:25 pm
But also could just mean the current crop
If that is what he meant then that is a recruitment strategy. No BFC Chairman in the past 25 years or more has talked about our recruitment objectives - that is for the manager to discuss, or not, as the case may be.
by bfcmik
Thu Aug 20, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chairmans statement
Replies: 76
Views: 5044

Re: Chairmans statement

Thought he might have mentioned recruitment "That is on-going and I can assure all supporters that we are working very hard to ensure the club and the team – preparation and personnel-wise – is ready for the new season." Sounds like he is mentioning recruitment to me. As for it being, essentially, ...
by bfcmik
Wed Aug 19, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 5 new quizzes
Replies: 14
Views: 521

Re: 5 new quizzes

11, 11, 9, 14, 14 :)
by bfcmik
Tue Aug 18, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Carabao Cup
Replies: 11
Views: 982

Re: Carabao Cup

slw wrote:
Mon Aug 17, 2020 9:41 pm
isnt it 70 clubs in the 1st round?

then 15 enter at 2nd round.
72 in R1 gives 36 going into R2 where they are joined by the 12 PL clubs not involved in Europe = 48. 24 go into R3 where they are joined by the other 8 = 32
by bfcmik
Mon Aug 17, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets land 16-year old defender from Northern Ireland
Replies: 45
Views: 2706

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets land 16-year old defender from Northern Ireland

So he swapped first team football for our u18 team? Sounds an exciting capture. Maybe someone else can explain how “sounds an exciting capture” is deemed negative? or how is someone willing to swap first team football for our u18s a knock on our club? Surely it’s the opposite Sorry, but the whole p...
by bfcmik
Mon Aug 17, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets land 16-year old defender from Northern Ireland
Replies: 45
Views: 2706

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets land 16-year old defender from Northern Ireland

So he swapped first team football for our u18 team? Sounds an exciting capture. He has swapped 1st team amateur football for the opportunity for being paid a decent wage whilst being taught by professional coaches and getting an excellent education. Plus the opportunity to impress and possibly get ...
by bfcmik
Mon Aug 17, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quarantine
Replies: 25
Views: 1759

Re: Quarantine

:roll: :roll: :roll: Are your actually sentient? You probably believe that even less tests = even lower cases :roll: :roll: :roll: Not at all. Though more more testing does mean more positive tests will be reported. Not cases but positive tests. Less testing does = fewer positive tests! To be hones...
by bfcmik
Mon Aug 17, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quarantine
Replies: 25
Views: 1759

Re: Quarantine

14 day case map as of 15th August. EU/EEA &UK ecdc aug15.jpg {Total Cases - Total Deaths - 14-day cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100000 - 14-day cumulative COVID-19 deaths per 100000} Spain 342813 28617 115.7 0.4 United Kingdom 316367 41358 18.6 -7.3 Italy 253438 35392 9.3 0.4 Germany 223453 9231 16....
by bfcmik
Sat Aug 15, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barca v Bayern
Replies: 109
Views: 2488

Re: Barca v Bayern

Anytime soon like as recently as 2 seasons ago, their third consecutive European title? anytime soon = future. The sad thing for La Liga and Spain is that those two teams were the only real challengers to each other for the league title, and neither were anything like their former almost invincible...
by bfcmik
Sat Aug 15, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: UTC Fantasy Premier League Launched
Replies: 27
Views: 642

Re: UTC Fantasy Premier League Launched

I will be in, at the start of every season I think, I'll take it seriously this time, 2 games into the season I forget all about it :lol: I won the August Manager of the month award last season whilst aggressively managing my team. Then I sort of forgot about doing it regularly and ended up well do...
by bfcmik
Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Only 134 COVID-19 patients in hospital
Replies: 19
Views: 2053

Re: Only 134 COVID-19 patients in hospital

New cases in the West Midlands where I live have risen slightly (my council ward has had no new cases in 9 weeks now!) but it is still low compared to the former cotton/wool belt or Leicester for example. Despite the increase in new cases the number of people admitted to hospital with Covid has fall...
by bfcmik
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barca v Bayern
Replies: 109
Views: 2488

Re: Barca v Bayern

Vegas Claret wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:41 pm
Bayern are outstanding, I don't see City beating them (if they get past Lyon)
City will not defend like Barcelona have done though.
by bfcmik
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 55 redundancies at Arsenal
Replies: 57
Views: 2724

Re: 55 redundancies at Arsenal

So if Arsenal paid him 'only ' 150k a week instead of 200k they wouldn't have any money left over to pay the staff? The money saved would have been used to entice another player by adding 50k per week to their wage. £2.5M is not huge when your turnover is somewhere above £300M per year. None of it ...
by bfcmik
Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Telegraph : Fans returning to matches
Replies: 194
Views: 4585

Re: The Telegraph : Fans returning to matches

I have a 270 mile round trip in order to attend games, I sit with friends and acquaintances that I have sat near for several years now since the cricketfield stand was opened for home supporters again. I sincerely doubt that I would bother attending if the pre-match discussion or the in-game analysi...
by bfcmik
Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time flies...
Replies: 28
Views: 1190

Re: Time flies...

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:
Thu Aug 13, 2020 12:12 am
The Iraq Invasion and those never found WMD's.
Caches of IRA and UDF/UVF weapons are still being discovered in Northern Ireland - and that is significantly smaller and more densely populated than Iraq.