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by Silkyskills1
Sat Jun 13, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Favourite season without promotion or a trophy
Replies: 14
Views: 614

Re: Favourite season without promotion or a trophy

1961-62. Great team at its peak with the double definetly within their sights but ran out of 'steam' towards the end of the season gifting the League title to Ipswich and then just turning up at the Cup Final to make up the numbers.
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jun 13, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Kinks (& the B Word)
Replies: 5
Views: 448

Re: The Kinks (& the B Word)

A pity he didn't afford his brother similar levels of compassion.
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:17 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 ...
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Ricky Valance
Replies: 5
Views: 504

Re: RIP Ricky Valance

One of many songs banned by the BBC for its reference to 'death'. Remember someone once adamantly telling me that he opened the Woodstock concert in '69. Oh dear!
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 12, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Project restart
Replies: 18
Views: 1365

Re: Project restart

Good disgusting habit anyway. No spitting please, as Premier League returns Players and coaching staff will not be required to wear masks at stadiums when the English Premier League restarts on 17 June. But players will be encouraged not to spit or clear their noses - and not to break social distan...
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Frank Casper – January 1989 to October 1991
Replies: 17
Views: 551

Re: ARTICLE: Frank Casper – January 1989 to October 1991

Another journey home to dwell on our situation after losing at Torquay. Not in the same category as the return from Crewe a few years before obviously but still a reality check.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ten reasons why Burnley won a most unexpected promotion
Replies: 19
Views: 1209

Re: ARTICLE: Ten reasons why Burnley won a most unexpected promotion

Understandable really that we thought we would slip away considering our status in that league but we just kept picking up points. Two wins just prior to Christmas convinced me we were 'in with a shout' and they were scrappy victories over Blackpool and Barnsley; Kightly certainly got the winner v B...
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ten reasons why Burnley won a most unexpected promotion
Replies: 19
Views: 1209

Re: ARTICLE: Ten reasons why Burnley won a most unexpected promotion

I was at Cork on the pre-season tour. It had been a hot day before the game in the evening and still very warm during the 'warm-up' directly in front of where we were sat. I was amazed at how rigorous it was especially considering the temperature,opposition and time of the season. When I got home my...
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fleetwood/Barton Playoffs live on Sky Sports
Replies: 20
Views: 1832

Re: Fleetwood/Barton Playoffs live on Sky Sports

Always fancied Joey to do well as a manager. Listening to his short podcast series he is clearly a deep thinker, into any philosophies that give him or his side the edge. he is a leader and a winner. And with character. If and when the day Dyche moves on comes we could do worse. The press would wan...
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jun 09, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your best score on Ken Bruce-Pop Master
Replies: 63
Views: 1442

Re: Your best score on Ken Bruce-Pop Master

Yeah, I reckon you'll really struggle at the moment with so many being at home. Plus, it's obviously never been more popular what with the All Day Popmaster bank holiday just gone. Best bet is waiting until things are 'back to normal' (could be a while!) to increase your chances. I keep forgetting ...
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

Thankfully, the message has permeated through. Just not enough room nor staff.
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1966 World Cup Final England v West Germany
Replies: 43
Views: 1271

Re: 1966 World Cup Final England v West Germany

My memory letting me down again. Indeed it was Farkas that scored the volley to put Hungary 2-1 up and not left winger, Rakosi, as I suggested. I think that game was a brief reminder of the Hungary of a decade earlier but they didn't manage to follow it up really. Never realised Garrincha and Pele d...
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tony Dunne
Replies: 6
Views: 644

Re: Tony Dunne

Ex-Manchester United full back Tony Dunne has passed away at the age of 78. Part of the winning 1968 European Cup team Dunne played 535 first team games for United and over 200 games for Bolton. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/52967677 Unusually for his era he was a right footed left back and ...
by Silkyskills1
Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Classical Music Recommendations
Replies: 30
Views: 448

Re: Classical Music Recommendations

My favourite piece on the piano is Gymnopedie by Erik Satie. You may think it's sombre but.for.me.it is one of the most.relaxing pieces of.music.I know.
by Silkyskills1
Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1966 World Cup Final England v West Germany
Replies: 43
Views: 1271

Re: 1966 World Cup Final England v West Germany

I remember Pak Doo Ok was one of their goalscorers. The game was played at the same time as England v Argentina and I couldn't believe the score being flashed up ; 1,2 then 3-0 up before half an hour had been played.

Edit: Pak Doo Ik
by Silkyskills1
Mon Jun 08, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Brian Miller – July 1986 to January 1989
Replies: 18
Views: 823

Re: ARTICLE: Brian Miller – July 1986 to January 1989

Powerful player,too, CT in that early 60's team. Good left foot and scored some vital goals.
by Silkyskills1
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Brian Miller – July 1986 to January 1989
Replies: 18
Views: 823

Re: ARTICLE: Brian Miller – July 1986 to January 1989

Mr. Burnley. A Claret through and through. Did everything asked of him from a young player in the 50's to that game in '87. Thank you Brian Miller.
by Silkyskills1
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Brazil - 50 years ago today
Replies: 30
Views: 674

Re: England v Brazil - 50 years ago today

Yep. He had. But once Charlton went off, I remember the Germans really upped it. And it was Beckenbauer who seemed to be behind most of what they did to us. Beckenbauer definetly came to the fore but so too did their two wingers, Lohr and Grabowski. I stand corrected but I think Grabowski was in th...
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jun 07, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Norwich 1974
Replies: 18
Views: 1037

Re: Burnley v Norwich 1974

Had the 3 day week begun or was it imminent? I should know but the years take their toll. Again, couldn:t get out.of work for it.
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jun 07, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1966 World Cup Final England v West Germany
Replies: 43
Views: 1271

Re: 1966 World Cup Final England v West Germany

The game when Pele was kicked off the park was v Hungary Albert scored an absolute screamer and Brazil couldn't handle the Mighty Magyars who scored three It was an evil night with torrential rain We were on Goodison again to watch Portugal v N.Korea. Korea were 3 up at half time then the Portugues...
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

The grades are determined by their teachers. Each year they provide 'predicted grades' and so these will be used to determine a final outome. At least this has been a generally healthy exchange of views with little in the way of caustic comment.

Edit; please get rid.of.this as it is a repeat post
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

The grades are determined by their teachers. Each year they provide 'predicted grades' and so these will be used to determine a final outome. At least this has been a generally healthy exchange of views with little in the way of caustic comment.
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

But Colburn has just said he/she 'wouldn't enforce social distancing'. You've just said you 'agree on this particular issue' but then would continue with social distancing. Now I'm confused.
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Brazil - 50 years ago today
Replies: 30
Views: 674

Re: England v Brazil - 50 years ago today

No substitutes in 1966. Managers had to go with the 11 they put out. Perhaps the availability of them four years later highlighted weaknesses in the manager/coaches thinking. I believe the '66 final is on TV today and for anyone viewing it just look at the physical state of many of the players in th...
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

Still no mention of 'the procedures' to be applied in a school. You do realise there is very limited space available in classrooms. For any level of 'normal' to occur it would require more space and more staff. Neither are available.
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Brazil - 50 years ago today
Replies: 30
Views: 674

Re: England v Brazil - 50 years ago today

this was the era when fewer people were aware of brazilian football, first time their free flowing style became seen by a global audience. Great players, and great to watch. I have never regarded the banks save as extraordinary, it was a decent stop, but I have seen similar every single season by l...
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley heavy away defeats attended.
Replies: 55
Views: 1373

Re: Burnley heavy away defeats attended.

If I recall accurately I think the 6 at Leeds was just three days after the defeat to Swindon in the 3rd game semi. Went to both and not a good feeling.
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1966 World Cup Final England v West Germany
Replies: 43
Views: 1271

Re: 1966 World Cup Final England v West Germany

Just about a repeat of the '62 Cup Final for me. Sat in front of our black and white TV with my brother, curtains closed and worried each time West Germany got the ball. The pitch was a mess at the end of the game.
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

For a start they aren't running around the local beauty spot, coming into contact with God knows who, or God knows from where. Children coming into contact with other children, should not be an issue according to all the data we have seen over the last 4 months. Who they come into contact with, onc...
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Did we play at The Turf today?
Replies: 52
Views: 4869

Re: Did we play at The Turf today?

evensteadiereddie wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:13 pm
A disappointing performance - we just didn't turn up...


I heard Rovers played a practice match against eleven traffic cones this afternoon..
Scraped a 2-2 draw with a last minute equaliser.
3 yards offside,apparently but overjoyed at not losing to their rivals.
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

'procedures there can be controlled' Could you just clarify the controlled procedures you expect to see in a standard classroom size for 25/30 very young children for around 6 hours a day. This would also include meaningful practices for said children as part of their learning experience. Otherwise ...
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jun 06, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

Still waiting for Johnson's leadership qualities displayed so far or any we have to look forward to in the future.
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jun 06, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

You did say,Colburn that covid 19 was 'an inconvenience'. Perhaps you might wish to define what your idea of an inconvenience is. Mine would be perhaps having to stand on a bus journey partway because all the seats have been taken. 'Open the country up but follow the guidelines' Do you mean follow t...
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jun 06, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

Just wondering what qualities Colburn believes Johnson has displayed so far in his brief time as PM and what qualities/skills he has overall that should get us in anticipatory mood for the remainder of his tenure. Over to you.
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

Colburn_Claret wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:07 am
I must admit I don't have them to the decimal point, but can you tell me how many people haven't contracted Covid 19 in the last 6 months.........
Collateral damage then for a pandemic that is just an 'inconvenience'. Presumably you do check what you have written before you post it.
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jun 06, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

80 million??

'this pandemic has had little to no effect on our lives'
So is everything better, just the same or perhaps worse than it was 3 months ago?
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

Please don't suggest that responsibility for 40,000 deaths lays at the door of the general public. Also, it appears that north west England (and south west England) are at a critical.'r' with the distinct possibility of further lockdown in those areas. There appears to be no 'low risk' people in the...
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 1590
Views: 44175

Re: Donald Trump

Rileybobs wrote:
Fri Jun 05, 2020 7:26 pm
Caught a clip of Trump telling the world that today was a great day for George Floyd.
Just incredible that he saw fit to say that.
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 05, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

I'm sorry, I didn't make myself clear. The mask and gloves are for the rest of us. As ksr said, I would return schools to normal, no social distancing. There are enough barriers and precautions that can be taken within schools to allow this. Schools can be made a controlled environment, so that vul...
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 05, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tommy Cavanagh – October 1985 to May 1986
Replies: 30
Views: 1002

Re: ARTICLE: Tommy Cavanagh – October 1985 to May 1986

He wanted to be sat in the sun like they were at Old Trafford, he was a horrible man who did his best to get games called off every time it rained even insisting that Roy Oldfield turned the sprinklers on to try to waterlog the penalty areas. Phil Harrington must have been the worlds smallest goalk...
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tommy Cavanagh – October 1985 to May 1986
Replies: 30
Views: 1002

Re: ARTICLE: Tommy Cavanagh – October 1985 to May 1986

As you say,CT, a desperate appointment. Just on your article I can recall the 'dug-outs' when we were 3 sided.being on the Longside but that was early 70's.
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not So Sweet....Steve Priest Dies
Replies: 17
Views: 1073

Re: Not So Sweet....Steve Priest Dies

'Are you ready,Steve? Let's go'. Colourful group with a colourful history.
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

Top post Ty. As I've said already, chancers and opportunists gambling with lives.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10878

Re: Schools

Only a few months into this administration and the levels of incompetency on display.are quite disturbing. Chancers and opportunists already out of their depth but slavishly following a man of questionable integrity, honesty and decency doesn't bode well for our future and that of the younger genera...
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets on Sky tonight
Replies: 18
Views: 1854

Re: Clarets on Sky tonight

Significant difference between Brady then and more recently. Granted they've had 10 men but he moves well, passes with both feet and looks a very decent player.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ten Burnley defeats that really hurt
Replies: 81
Views: 2274

Re: ARTICLE: Ten Burnley defeats that really hurt

'moment of madness'

Perfect summing up. He didn't even hurt him.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Into the 1990s as we go up twice and down once
Replies: 6
Views: 314

Re: ARTICLE: Into the 1990s as we go up twice and down once

Quite surprised to.see that Adrian Randall played 125 games for us.
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ten Burnley defeats that really hurt
Replies: 81
Views: 2274

Re: ARTICLE: Ten Burnley defeats that really hurt

Crewe on a Bank holiday Monday in 1987, as a few have already mentioned, has to have been the worst feeling at an away game I have ever experienced. Then there was a torturous 5 day wait before the final game during which I had to endure all sorts of people's opinions. Suffice to say, I remembered t...
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley FC Supporters Groups make foodbank donation
Replies: 9
Views: 169

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley FC Supporters Groups make foodbank donation

jdrobbo wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:06 pm
Superb Tony: it’s something I’ve really felt proud supporting this year. Just a shame that it’s required.
Foodbanks are certainly a business I would like to see go out.of business! Excellent gesture. I always tried to bring at least one item each game.
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ten Burnley defeats that really hurt
Replies: 81
Views: 2274

Re: ARTICLE: Ten Burnley defeats that really hurt

My dad and brother were at the semi in '61. They arrived home adamant that we'd been robbed. Never understood it myself. We let in three goals(as we did in the final 12 months later where we just never turned up), scored none and were claiming some sort of.moral victory. We had some great tussles wi...