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by Hipper
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Return Of Local Cricket - Madness
Replies: 80
Views: 2146

Re: Return Of Local Cricket - Madness

A Step 3 football team near me have just begun training today.
by Hipper
Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Johann Panacea
Replies: 18
Views: 1497

Re: Johann Panacea

He's like a god to the Greeks.
by Hipper
Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Return Of Local Cricket - Madness
Replies: 80
Views: 2146

Re: Return Of Local Cricket - Madness

....if only he and the cabinet could be more open to their failings, they might gain more respect from both the opposition, and the public, we know this is a tough challenge for all governments around the world, but some humility can go a long way. You're joking aren't you? Look what happens when t...
by Hipper
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche : Inside life in the transfer market at Burnley
Replies: 14
Views: 2166

Re: Sean Dyche : Inside life in the transfer market at Burnley

Who are the six players we have signed for £10 million plus? Gibson, Hendrick, Brady, Vydra, Cork, Wood. Wood, Cork and Hendrick have, so far, justified these fees. Brady could have done but for his injuries, Vydra but for opportunities. Gibson of course has been a waste so far. https://www.transfer...
by Hipper
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Return Of Local Cricket - Madness
Replies: 80
Views: 2146

Re: Return Of Local Cricket - Madness

Team sports People who play team sports can now meet to train together and do things like conditioning or fitness sessions but they must be in wholly separate groups of no more than 6 and follow social distancing guidelines. While groups could practice ball skills like passing and kicking, equipmen...
by Hipper
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The top twenty with Ben Mee
Replies: 33
Views: 1301

Re: ARTICLE: The top twenty with Ben Mee

Well that seems, to me anyway, to have been well hidden. I'm glad to hear it.

What then was the purpose of buying Ben Gibson?
by Hipper
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell
Replies: 65
Views: 3512

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell

I always fancied her! You know, poor little rich girl and all that.
by Hipper
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The top twenty with Ben Mee
Replies: 33
Views: 1301

Re: ARTICLE: The top twenty with Ben Mee

What was the story then?
by Hipper
Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The top twenty with Ben Mee
Replies: 33
Views: 1301

Re: ARTICLE: The top twenty with Ben Mee

warksclaret wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:18 pm
Even more commendable in the modern game that a player remains so committed to one club.
300 is highly commendable but he hasn't always been 'committed' to the club.
by Hipper
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation Battle
Replies: 78
Views: 5539

Re: Relegation Battle

I was quite impressed with Palace at Bournemouth, but then Newcastle last night looked really good. I can only think this is both because Bournemouth are awful. There's no fight or obvious direction. I know they have and have had lots of injuries but there's no excuse for these sort of performances....
by Hipper
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Times We Struggled to Find 11 Players
Replies: 53
Views: 1405

Re: Times We Struggled to Find 11 Players

And the London Clarets had a supporter of Gow on the trips because he played for us. I thought he played for Rotherham's London fan's football team. I wonder if the author of the Gerry Gow book knows of this Gerry Gow fan's existence? I can't remember his name but it's possible someone at Rotherham...
by Hipper
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Landlord Advice - am I being swindled
Replies: 53
Views: 2006

Re: Landlord Advice - am I being swindled

In order to calculate what it would cost you need to factor in hourly rates, work time plus number of people (man hours), travel time, including collecting and returning the keys, 'on costs' like vehicle, fuel, materials, equipment, insurance, perhaps VAT and of course profit. I would have thought s...
by Hipper
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Distance Themselves From BLM Movement
Replies: 135
Views: 5741

Re: FA Distance Themselves From BLM Movement

The organisation Black Lives Matter has been active in this country for a while and has expressed its views on a range of relevant subjects - at least that's what I've seen from TV news etc.. They always came across as one sided but trying to look after the interests of one ethnic group, black peopl...
by Hipper
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ayew
Replies: 52
Views: 2841

Re: Ayew

Benteke's a funny one, he had that purple patch at Villa, that earned him the big money move to Liverpool, and ever since then his career has gone backwards. A couple of years ago Palace were playing at Leicester. I watched this on TV and after around twenty minutes I was thinking what a waste of s...
by Hipper
Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Times We Struggled to Find 11 Players
Replies: 53
Views: 1405

Re: Times We Struggled to Find 11 Players

Made even worse when Michael Duff pulled up in the warm up which saw Stephen Jordan move to central defence, Grezza to left back to cover him and Wade Elliott to right back. Just found the team, it was: Brian Jensen, Wade Elliott, Steven Caldwell, Stephen Jordan, Graham Alexander, Chris Eagles, Joe...
by Hipper
Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester
Replies: 41
Views: 2099

Re: Leicester

Steve1956 wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:53 pm
The virus,or have you forgotten about that like Boris has ?
I doubt Boris has forgotten about Coronavirus:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... ry-illness
by Hipper
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Does SD Learn
Replies: 23
Views: 1701

Re: Does SD Learn

The Everton drubbing was unexpected though. Whilst not getting the results our performances were improving at the time against the big boys so the Everton performance was a big shock. I get the impression he does not do changes lightly. He prefers to rely on those who have earned his trust and likes...
by Hipper
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PL Goalkeeper clean sheet stats
Replies: 9
Views: 1048

Re: PL Goalkeeper clean sheet stats

Pope is also fifth in the goals conceded list:

https://www.premierleague.com/stats/top/players

And whose still top of the offsides!!!

Look at those of Terence Trent Alexander-Arnold. He's having a good season.
by Hipper
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 4579
Views: 352180

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

The FT with an article that suggests that Liverpool's title win will bring jobs to Merseyside Liverpool’s Premier League triumph brings joy and jobs to Merseyside ANDY BOUNDS JUNE 26, 2020 Liam Moran says..... “But the game is not just about money, it is about glory,” said Mr Jones. “It will help a...
by Hipper
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Amazon Prime - Burnley match
Replies: 60
Views: 4682

Re: Amazon Prime - Burnley match

On my smart TV, if I connect it to the internet, I can get Amazon's Prime Video via the Apps button on my remote. I click on this and ignore the sign up button and go straight to 'No thanks, start browsing' - this may work for me because I'm already signed up on Amazon on my PC. I then get options i...
by Hipper
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The FA cup alive and well
Replies: 50
Views: 1304

Re: The FA cup alive and well

When we lost to Wimbledon in 1975 it was a gut wrenching shock. When we lost to Lincoln more recently, it was 'disappointing' but no more. That may be an age thing - my age - or a lack of importance of the FA Cup that is notable generally, but specifically at our club and especially since Dyche is h...
by Hipper
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I Think We Should Buy This Player
Replies: 51
Views: 3423

Re: I Think We Should Buy This Player

What's the thinking with suggesting Jordan Ibe?

He's only played two games this season and has mostly been injured or out of favour.

Whenever I've seen him he seems more potential then delivery. He does not seem the sort of player that could replace Brady or JBG.
by Hipper
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Minepalois police department to be abolished
Replies: 35
Views: 1271

Re: Minepalois police department to be abolished

Gordaleman wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:02 pm
I ended up being shot and casevaced out....
Well at least I've learned a new word today:

https://www.thefreedictionary.com/casevaced
by Hipper
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best Ever save by a Burnley Keeper
Replies: 74
Views: 2221

Re: Best Ever save by a Burnley Keeper

Tony Waiters against Coventry. My memory could be wrong but he was lobbed by someone like Ernie Hunt, the ball went over Waiters but he kept his eye on it and dived backwards as the trajectory of the ball went over him and then downwards. Somehow he managed to scoop it out and away to safety. Then a...
by Hipper
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 740
Views: 24989

Re: Anti semetism

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/a-definition-of-antisemitism 'However, criticism of Israel similar to that levelled against any other country cannot be regarded as antisemitic.' In this case the only real answer to whether what Peake said was antisemitic could be her own thinking. On the surf...
by Hipper
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Watford - What's Happened to Them?
Replies: 21
Views: 1428

Watford - What's Happened to Them?

Over the last few seasons they have put out a really talented team that were a bit like Wolves are now. Yet last night they were pretty non-descript. What's happened? Of course the weather was hot so we have to consider that, but their only real threat in the first half was Dawson from dead balls. I...
by Hipper
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keir Starmer the future
Replies: 400
Views: 12084

Re: Keir Starmer the future

jrgbfc wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:16 pm
Think a lot of floating voters will be impressed by this move. Very shrewd.
I'm not impressed.

This decision seems more about show and protecting his own leadership then substance.

But then that seems to be what many things are about these days.
by Hipper
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Martin Dobson on Jimmy Adamson
Replies: 12
Views: 737

Re: ARTICLE: Martin Dobson on Jimmy Adamson

Dobbo mentions how Burnley players were encouraged to get the ball for our opponents after it had gone out of play etc.. This was often noted in march reports in the late sixties. The idea would be laughed at now. Sports analysts would surely calculate the energy lost in doing this and how that woul...
by Hipper
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manchester City v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 29
Views: 2334

Re: Manchester City v Burnley - Player Ratings

I could only stomach 70 minutes. I can take getting beaten but the manner is important. We just did not compete on any level. In fact it had 5-0 written all over it before we took to the field. Why we played 4-4-2 at the Etihad I'll never know. Surely should have been 4-5-1. I feel there's a genera...
by Hipper
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Big 24 hours...
Replies: 38
Views: 2851

Re: Big 24 hours...

Squad age is not relevant - they either can play or they cannot. More important is fitness, character and of course ability. The classic case is Rodriquez. 29 when we got him back, likely past his peak and a question over his long term fitness. Not especially impressive when he first got an opportun...
by Hipper
Sat Jun 20, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Injuries hit Clarets for opener
Replies: 421
Views: 14952

Re: Injuries hit Clarets for opener

Ben Mee was in such a situation wasn't he. If I recall correctly he ran down his contract and by summer 2018 he was looking to leave. We bought in Ben Gibson but Mee stayed and signed a new deal. Gibson understandably seems to have got frustrated waiting and he's now out of things although where tha...
by Hipper
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Injuries hit Clarets for opener
Replies: 421
Views: 14952

Re: Injuries hit Clarets for opener

Ilkley claret wrote: Possibly this halcyon era of Dyche is coming to an end.
ClaretTony wrote:
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:42 am
I've been thinking that for a while but it has built up even more recently. Really do hope I'm wrong though.
What apart from these recent comments by Dyche leads you to say this?
by Hipper
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Labour's Election post-mortum .....
Replies: 87
Views: 2160

Re: Labour's Election post-mortum .....

We have the most extreme right government in recent history who have...... driven the country into the biggest economic depression in our history; but all of this is somehow the fault of the left? Come on Andrew. I usually respect what you say but this 'driven the country into the biggest economic ...
by Hipper
Sat Jun 20, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Labour's Election post-mortum .....
Replies: 87
Views: 2160

Re: Labour's Election post-mortum .....

I have usually voted Conservative but this last election I voted Greens, principally because I wanted to send a message that Climate Change is the biggest single issue. It proved of course a wasted vote as most people seemed more concerned about other things, notably Brexit. I did read the manifesto...
by Hipper
Sat Jun 20, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norwich v Saints
Replies: 67
Views: 1744

Re: Norwich v Saints

Even Owen Coyle learnt lessons but the Norwich manager just seems to plough along with his philosophy regardless of the risks. It must be clear by now that it's not working.
by Hipper
Fri Jun 19, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Injuries hit Clarets for opener
Replies: 421
Views: 14952

Re: Mr Garlick versus Mighty Sean

All managers want more resources, that's human nature, but this dig by Sean feels different, and if we don't back him we could live to regret it ..... No. No manager is bigger then our club, not even Dyche. We've learnt that lesson years ago and should remember it otherwise things could end very ba...
by Hipper
Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Injuries hit Clarets for opener
Replies: 421
Views: 14952

Re: Injuries hit Clarets for opener

From a discussion regarding a few injuries and only one of them potentially damaging, we seem to have descended into a collective frame of mind that Dyche is definitely going as are five key players. There's no evidence of the former and only Hendrick can be regarded as being anywhere near key . I ...
by Hipper
Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

http://blacklivesmatteruk.com/briefing/ Although this is BLM UK it mostly talks about the USA. It is not clear to me what exactly they want to happen in the UK. A revolution? ' WHY WE NEED A REVOLUTION Racism cannot simply be reformed away because its use as a means of divide and rule is an essentia...
by Hipper
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remortgaging - what would you do in the current climate?
Replies: 58
Views: 1581

Re: Remortgaging - what would you do in the current climate?

I just looked at the Money Saving Expert comments on remortgaging fees: https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/mortgages/remortgage-fees/ It seems mortgage lenders are just as bad as utility providers etc.: they make fees and rates so complicated that it needs a genius and a computer to work out the best...
by Hipper
Tue Jun 16, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Statue Prosecution
Replies: 56
Views: 1443

Re: Statue Prosecution

FCBurnley wrote:
Mon Jun 15, 2020 6:34 pm
However if he had urinated through your letter box ?
I've always thought urinating through a letter box a rather risky business.

Some have particularly vicious spring mechanisms, there could be a dog inside. Perhaps on the other hand those with the brush type insulation may serve some purpose.
by Hipper
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trevor Steven
Replies: 30
Views: 2393

Re: Trevor Steven

daveyclaret wrote:
Mon Jun 15, 2020 4:50 pm
Clarets went into that game following two successive 4-1 league wins against Middlesbrough and Carlisle .......
At that early stage in the season wasn't it the case that all the outfield players had scored.
by Hipper
Mon Jun 15, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Card fraud advice required
Replies: 10
Views: 1216

Re: Card fraud advice required

I would have thought the weakness was the 'delivering to a third party' and not to the address of the cardholder. As a customer, I have had the odd dispute when using e-bay or buying direct with a debit card and it seems all the customer has to do was make a complaint with the onus very much on the ...
by Hipper
Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Baden Powell to be ging gang goolied
Replies: 130
Views: 2658

Re: Baden Powell to be ging gang goolied

huw.Y.WattfromWare wrote:
Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:39 am
British history is vile. Travelling the world raping and pillaging. Then settling and suppressing the indigenous people. Over and above all that is the slave trade. Treating human beings as a commodity is beneath contempt.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7AmUV2wGIY
by Hipper
Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is the greatest comedy character in British tv history
Replies: 79
Views: 1686

Re: Who is the greatest comedy character in British tv history

I'd go for Sergeant Bilko if it wasn't for the detail of not being British. (He was shown on British TV, though.) I'm rewatching Sykes at the moment, and Deryk Guyler's character PC "Corky" Turnbull is excellent. Agree with all this. With Eric Sykes, Hattie Jacques and Guyler, this programme should...
by Hipper
Tue Jun 09, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sadiq Khan name changes ....
Replies: 228
Views: 4418

Re: Sadiq Khan name changes ....

That he was a man of his time. I said earlier, he didn’t get a statue for his contribution to slavery, but for his contribution to Bristol. If a good deed comes out of a bad deed, does that make it bad also. People of his ilk built hospitals, improved sanitation. They were some of the founding Fath...
by Hipper
Tue Jun 09, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sadiq Khan name changes ....
Replies: 228
Views: 4418

Re: Sadiq Khan name changes ....

A very reasonable point but Savilles behaviour would have been appalling for any period in history .Slavery in the 1600’s was seen simply as a lucrative supply and demand business , regardless of how unpleasant we rightly view it today That's the most interesting point in this whole debate because ...
by Hipper
Sat Jun 06, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Britain From Above
Replies: 7
Views: 362

Britain From Above

I expect this has been posted before but haven't found it: https://britainfromabove.org.uk/en/search?keywords=burnley&country=england&year=all&view=grid&page=2 It includes this from 1929: EPW030029.jpg You can download for free by registering but I suspect if you buy a photo the quality will be bett...
by Hipper
Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans potentially admitted next season with a phased approach
Replies: 92
Views: 3676

Re: Fans potentially admitted next season with a phased approach

https://www.skysports.com/football/news/11661/11996642/premier-league-chief-executive-richard-masters-optimistic-of-fans-returning-next-season I found this link which mentioned the 'phased return' of fans. There don't seem to be anymore details. My guess is there aren't any as we still don't know wh...