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by CleggHall
Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rugby League World Cup 2017..
Replies: 17
Views: 1159

Re: Rugby League World Cup 2016..

10-4 after 55 mins, England having a decent 2nd half.
by CleggHall
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interest Rates.
Replies: 4
Views: 704

Re: Interest Rates.

NNN- you are in a fortunate position but most people can't have it both ways if they are savers and borrowers. Whatever, any interest rate for savers will be less than the 3% rate of inflation and thus a negative real interest rate. The stock market wins hands down and has done so since 2009.
by CleggHall
Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rugby League World Cup 2017..
Replies: 17
Views: 1159

Re: Rugby League World Cup 2016..

The Aussies and possibly NZ will come ahead of England, several of the England squad play their club rugby in Australia and, as with soccer, foreign imports dominate in our Super League. The standard in the SL this year has been quite low, Castleford dominated but then fell at the final hurdle. Zac ...
by CleggHall
Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Win a copy of From Orient to the Emirates
Replies: 17
Views: 1410

Re: ARTICLE: Win a copy of From Orient to the Emirates

Brian Stock is an unusual ex-player to feature in the book?!
by CleggHall
Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembering CumbrianClaret
Replies: 21
Views: 2042

Re: Remembering CumbrianClaret

I once felt the wrath of his tongue from France when we differed as to an interpretation of a Burnley piece on the radio. A good man though, a true supporter who is missed on this board and, no doubt, further afield.
by CleggHall
Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris wood..
Replies: 28
Views: 5082

Re: Chris wood..

Lincoln kicked seven shades of .... out of JBG, a bit different to Wood ?
by CleggHall
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rochdale
Replies: 17
Views: 2435

Re: Rochdale

Agreed Beamish, to older folk the Staff is up t' Knotts!
by CleggHall
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rochdale
Replies: 17
Views: 2435

Re: Rochdale

Agreed nothing much since Gracie Fields and John Bright - Bill Oddie, Andy Kershaw, the Crystal Meth co-op guy, we really are scraping the barrel. Nowt wrong with Tod though.
by CleggHall
Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OT Cricket buffs
Replies: 18
Views: 1742

Re: OT Cricket buffs

Armanath, India, his 2 sons also played for India.
Sir Learie Constantine, W Indies, one of the greatest, opened up the Lancs League to overseas pros.
Don't know
Jack Ikin who played for Lancashire.
by CleggHall
Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Linfield v Crusaders on sky sports main event now
Replies: 7
Views: 669

Re: Linfield v Crusaders on sky sports main event now

Don't mention East on this board!
by CleggHall
Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Linfield v Crusaders on sky sports main event now
Replies: 7
Views: 669

Re: Linfield v Crusaders on sky sports main event now

Willie Irvine and his goalkeeper brother?
Not sure on this though since I think Willie played for Carrickfergus and he came to Burnley as a youngster.
by CleggHall
Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Linfield v Crusaders on sky sports main event now
Replies: 7
Views: 669

Re: Linfield v Crusaders on sky sports main event now

Was a Glentoran supporter in the 60s when I lived in Belfast, saw them draw 1-1 with Eusebio's Benfica.
by CleggHall
Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: religious people who knock on your door.
Replies: 43
Views: 2909

Re: religious people who knock on your door.

Agreed I wouldn't want to do it but it is a gross intrusion on your privacy. Christianity is on the way out for most people, let's leave it at that.
by CleggHall
Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bring on the geordies
Replies: 10
Views: 1686

Re: Bring on the geordies

Are doing better than expected, few stars but are getting results.
by CleggHall
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our forms not that great
Replies: 40
Views: 3964

Re: Our forms not that great

cricketfield - it's being so cheerful that keeps you going! :D
by CleggHall
Thu Oct 19, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paul Fletcher - best header of a ball we've ever had?
Replies: 31
Views: 2043

Re: Paul Fletcher - best header of a ball we've ever had?

Remember seeing him trouble the much taller Larry Lloyd ( Forest?) at Turf Moor. On one occasion craftily made a back for Lloyd who fell for it, jumped and was not amused as he hit the deck. The ball was irrelevant on this occasion!
by CleggHall
Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Is Burnley's Away Form Down to Luck?
Replies: 27
Views: 2164

Re: ARTICLE: Is Burnley's Away Form Down to Luck?

Thanks for posting Rowls, an excellent article telling the footballing world how it is at Burnley.
Analytical and broadly correct I guess, far removed from some Saturday evening posts on here!
by CleggHall
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fantastic day at the Turf 49 years ago today
Replies: 53
Views: 4221

Re: Fantastic day at the Turf 49 years ago today

A very tolerant woman Mrs Scholes senior! :D
by CleggHall
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Late Wood goal earns deserved point
Replies: 11
Views: 1609

Re: REPORT: Late Wood goal earns deserved point

A great report, factual and balanced - many thanks.
We are doing very well but some on this board expect the earth, good to have high expectations but remember we are Burnley not Barcelona.
by CleggHall
Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Strachan gone
Replies: 34
Views: 3456

Re: Strachan gone

But why did he continue to ignore Scott Arfield, a regular PL player, when he had so little talent available to him? Only Strachan can answer that.
by CleggHall
Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Defour on the bench for Belgium
Replies: 8
Views: 2551

Re: Defour on the bench for Belgium

Belgium have got one helluva squad for a small country, how do they do it?
by CleggHall
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Superleague final
Replies: 18
Views: 1152

Re: Superleague final

A disappointing one-sided final, Leeds bossed it from start to finish, McGuire gave a masterclass and the Leeds forwards set the platform. Cas simply didn't turn up, hard to believe that they topped the table by 10 points.
by CleggHall
Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Which top flight Burnley XI was best
Replies: 27
Views: 2081

Re: Which top flight Burnley XI was best

Blacklaw, Angus, Newton, Adamson, Dobson, Miller, Connelly, Jimmy Mc, Pointer, Robson, James.[/quote

A difficult one this but O' Neil for Miller, Lochhead for Robson, Elder for Newton?
by CleggHall
Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Solving the England crisis
Replies: 40
Views: 2081

Re: Solving the England crisis

Henderson and Dier, I ask you?!
by CleggHall
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: bbc website 15, football cliches
Replies: 16
Views: 1746

Re: bbc website 15, football cliches

Have missed out "game of two halves"!
by CleggHall
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tarkowski has the last say at Everton
Replies: 2
Views: 434

Re: ARTICLE: Tarkowski has the last say at Everton

These outstanding marks for Tarkowski show how he has replaced Michael Keane in the team. Has surprised his critics given how he was outmuscled a few times at the end of last season when he replaced Ben Mee. A fast learner.
by CleggHall
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cricket Prog' Monday 2nd BBC4 7.30
Replies: 52
Views: 5188

Re: Cricket Prog' Monday 2nd BBC4 7.30

Agreed Tony but Carter could bat a bit too, didn't he get a big score as substitute pro to win the Worsley cup for Burnley in 1970? I vaguely recall a conversation with Duncan about this at L'boro.
by CleggHall
Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cricket Prog' Monday 2nd BBC4 7.30
Replies: 52
Views: 5188

Re: Cricket Prog' Monday 2nd BBC4 7.30

quoon - what a great job, stu and co made an excellent programme even if they only showed the tip of an iceberg. West Indian pros and others introduced the game of cricket to me which has given a lifetime's enjoyment since. I've seen many of the best but, possibly surprisingly, think Duncan Carter a...
by CleggHall
Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Oliver Kay interview with Danny Cadamarteri
Replies: 1
Views: 715

Re: Oliver Kay interview with Danny Cadamarteri

A thoughtful, realistic article, Danny sounds to have his head screwed on now! I'm sure we all wish him well.
by CleggHall
Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting BBC cricket article
Replies: 8
Views: 1226

Re: Interesting BBC cricket article

Please do. I am intrigued. I remember the latter days of cricket when local clubs had pro players, but was very interesting to see it went way back to the 60's. Earlier still, Learie Constantine played at Nelson 1928 onwards well into the 1930s. Professionals were especially common in the Central L...
by CleggHall
Sat Sep 30, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cricket Prog' Monday 2nd BBC4 7.30
Replies: 52
Views: 5188

Re: Cricket Prog' Monday 2nd BBC4 7.30

A nice little programme, just viewed it. Mainly Learie Constantine and family, Wes Hall, Charlie Griffiths, Viv Richards and Bumble. The former encountered a fair bit of racism but given the times this was hardly surprising. Lasting bonds were created with the local cricket community which persist t...
by CleggHall
Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Castleford Tigers
Replies: 30
Views: 1615

Re: Rugby League semis

conyoviejo - agreed the idiot who gave away the last minute penalty deserves to be horse whipped, one of your own tho', an ex Wigan player Mattie Smith. What a fool!
A great game though, Saints are my 2nd team after Rochdale Hornets.
by CleggHall
Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC Radio One...Born 50 years ago..
Replies: 32
Views: 2609

Re: BBC Radio One...Born 50 years ago..

Remember it well, 1967 homesick in Belfast as the BBC repatriated the Radio Caroline pirates, installed them in land-based studios and let them play good music. Hard to believe the government censorship and control in those distant days.
by CleggHall
Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Which EU laws would you change or remove?
Replies: 98
Views: 5859

Re: Which EU laws would you change or remove?

£2 billion of subsidies for 250,000 UK farmers and landowners, we believe in free markets don't we?
by CleggHall
Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire Cricket
Replies: 17
Views: 1507

Re: Lancashire Cricket

Quickenthetempo wrote:Alex Davies of Lance has over 1000 First Class runs this season.
Not quite, Davies has 916 runs according to the BBC.
by CleggHall
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire Cricket
Replies: 17
Views: 1507

Re: Lancashire Cricket

Fully agree ty but can't help thinking that the 4 day game played mainly in April/Sept has been poor this year. Only 3 batsmen scored 1000 runs I think, all at Surrey. No wonder England can't find any new talent.
by CleggHall
Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Flu jab
Replies: 84
Views: 7058

Re: Flu jab

Had one on Monday, arm is still a bit sore.
by CleggHall
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England test squad for Ashes
Replies: 53
Views: 3402

Re: England test squad for Ashes

Yes a woeful performance by Yorkshire, now 37 for 7, a disgrace for professional cricketers.
Signing Brathwaite was indeed a panic signal but I guess they just got out of jail.
by CleggHall
Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England test squad for Ashes
Replies: 53
Views: 3402

Re: England test squad for Ashes

Has Root got too much power in the England set-up?
Refuses to bat at number 3, picks his best mate and possibly carries too much clout?
by CleggHall
Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England test squad for Ashes
Replies: 53
Views: 3402

Re: England test squad for Ashes

Ballance is a very lucky boy, friends in high places! He must have been a good flatmate.
by CleggHall
Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley fan Jo Cunningham (formerly Tomlinson) passes away
Replies: 56
Views: 8342

Re: Burnley fan Jo Cunningham (formerly Tomlinson) passes away

A very nice tribute CT, could not have been easy to write. Jo sounds to have been a top- rate claret.
by CleggHall
Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keaton Jennings
Replies: 52
Views: 5464

Re: Keaton Jennings

Ben Stokes is a badly behaved Durham player.
Durham should be fined £100,000 and deducted 48 points next year for failing to control their player, a lesson must be set for recalcitrant counties!
by CleggHall
Tue Sep 26, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: And now Tony Booth dies
Replies: 14
Views: 2252

Re: And now Tony Booth dies

followed by ..... Freddy Shepherd, ex- chairman, Newcastle Utd.
by CleggHall
Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Articles
Replies: 22
Views: 2826

Re: Burnley Articles

Good luck Dan, you write well with an easy, flowing style.
by CleggHall
Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keaton Jennings
Replies: 52
Views: 5464

Re: Keaton Jennings

The ECB have really shafted Durham with their relegation and points deduction decisions. Little chance of recovery this season, the future looks bleak as players jump ship and head to 1st Division clubs with test match grounds. It is also a pity that Lancs, Notts and Surrey cannot produce their own ...
by CleggHall
Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone ever used a Pensions/Financial Advisor?
Replies: 61
Views: 6260

Re: Anyone ever used a Pensions/Financial Advisor?

Diesel - steady as you go! Yes St James Place initial and annual charges are relatively high but the performance of their SJP funds is excellent too. They are ruthless in culling non-performing fund managers and the competition so engendered produces high returns. I have been with them since 2009 an...
by CleggHall
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone ever used a Pensions/Financial Advisor?
Replies: 61
Views: 6260

Re: Anyone ever used a Pensions/Financial Advisor?

mkmel - my advice, if at all possible leave your money in the pension pot unless you are steering it towards a better returning investment. In other words, do not spend or consume it now. Retirement is often, and hopefully, a long term of 30+ years and inflation rapidly will eat into and erode the v...
by CleggHall
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nahki Wells
Replies: 71
Views: 7448

Re: Nahki Wells

Wells has had a good weekend! :D