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by elwaclaret
Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keith Stroud - muppet
Replies: 30
Views: 3546

Re: Keith Stroud - muppet

My take on it was that he realised he'd made a mistake giving the pen and was looking for an excuse to get out of it without overturning his earlier decision. Made a right mess of it but that I think was his intention. Made himself look a complete idiot in the process.
by elwaclaret
Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kicking towards CFS in 2nd half
Replies: 25
Views: 3376

Re: Kicking towards CFS in 2nd half

We used to always try to atrack the Cricket Field second half back in the late 80's and early 90's. I spent quite a lot of time in and around the backroom staff of the Turf in the late 80's and early 90's. If we were turned around we kicked toward the Cricket Field second half. At that time captain...
by elwaclaret
Wed Apr 05, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: when will it be time for Dyche to move on
Replies: 91
Views: 7031

Re: when will it be time for Dyche to move on

I still think at the moment the most likely scenario is for him to move on Warnock style to save a club in trouble. The bigger clubs and fans who think they are big clubs will still want a big name, with proven pulling power in the market. Still think we're 2-3 years away from SD being seen as a can...
by elwaclaret
Wed Apr 05, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barry Manilow is gay
Replies: 26
Views: 3443

Re: Barry Manilow is gay

.... and today is Wednesday
by elwaclaret
Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche is a right wing xenophobe and hes crap
Replies: 72
Views: 7643

Re: Sean Dyche is a right wing xenophobe and hes crap

Scary that someone is paid let alone well paid to manufacture such utter shite from an off the cuff comment.
If I had had any desire to read the rag seeing what utter shite they consider worthy of publishing would of cured me.
by elwaclaret
Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: That sinking feeling
Replies: 55
Views: 5242

Re: That sinking feeling

Worried is a little strong but certainly not as comfortable as I was even though I thought those already celebrating a few games ago were getting carried away. I didn't see such a dramatic up turn in others and allied to not taking any points from the last few games. We need to pick up more points a...
by elwaclaret
Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scott Arfield interesting Benitez at Newcastle
Replies: 51
Views: 6330

Re: Scott Arfield interesting Benitez at Newcastle

cutsy123 wrote:We have 3 CMs better than that donkey
Why would any Burnley fan refer to a Burnley player in such a nasty manner? I find it quite shocking.
by elwaclaret
Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your Perfect Band Line Up
Replies: 46
Views: 2962

Re: Your Perfect Band Line Up

Drums - Moon the Loon (The Who)
Bass - John Entwistle (The Who)
Lead Guitar - Eric Clapton (The Yardbirds)
Rhythm Guitar and Vocals - Steve Marriott (Small Faces)
Hammond - Little Mac (Small Faces)
Lead Vocals - Eric Burdon (The Animals)
Backing Vocals - Sheila Ferguson, Mary Wells and Kirsty McColl
by elwaclaret
Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chuck Berry has died,,
Replies: 42
Views: 3640

Re: Chuck Berry has died,,

He has inspired so many to greatness over the years, whether you like him as an artist really becomes irrelevant. It is safe to say he had a major influence on popular music. RIP a true legend of music.
by elwaclaret
Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Karanka gone
Replies: 79
Views: 7319

Re: Karanka gone

Amazed he survived as long as he did. What a strange man. Big ask for the new guy.
by elwaclaret
Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Premier League is not all it's cracked up to be...
Replies: 24
Views: 2059

Re: The Premier League is not all it's cracked up to be...

Much preferred a good British game of league football than the boring dross they play in Europe. Sadly now its hard to tell a difference most of the time.
by elwaclaret
Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lego
Replies: 54
Views: 3402

Re: Lego

You need a mortgage to buy it now. Even the basic brick sets. The franchise stuff has gone way over the top. Its more aimed at geeks than children these days.... except for the mass of character figures they call Lego. Don't even get me started on the kin films.... (sometimes I love having a young f...
by elwaclaret
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche press conference
Replies: 6
Views: 2075

Re: Dyche press conference

Think it was a fair summary
by elwaclaret
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche has a big problem.
Replies: 221
Views: 13195

Re: Dyche has a big problem.

Football is a game of opinions..... I am of the opinion starting_11 is a bit of nob
by elwaclaret
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche has a big problem.
Replies: 221
Views: 13195

Re: Dyche has a big problem.

I thought today was one of the most exciting displays I'd seen from a Burnley team in many a year.... we went away to Anfield.... ANFIELD and bossed the game and had the scousers whistling for full time.... I wouldn't ever have dared dream to see that in my lifetime. That some of you are still not h...
by elwaclaret
Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If a General Election was called...
Replies: 76
Views: 4228

Re: If a General Election was called...

I think this latest budget is the clearest example yet that the Tories see the British public as nothing more than work slaves for large (mainly foreign owned) corporations. Thatcher was condemned for being against the working class, and yet under the them huge amounts of money was shifted to encour...
by elwaclaret
Mon Mar 06, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coventry sack Slade
Replies: 24
Views: 2544

Re: Coventry sack Slade

People keep referencing Slade, they were from Walsall and Wolverhampton.
Coventry's claim to fame were the 2- Tone label - The Specials and The Selecter.
by elwaclaret
Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The weekend just improved
Replies: 31
Views: 4166

Re: The weekend just improved

Even if we were sat comfortable in higher mid I'd be checking results and looking at the whole division.... even if its just a case of which grounds are closer for next season's away games or teams I have a soft spot for in comparison to others....
by elwaclaret
Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sorry Sam
Replies: 54
Views: 6063

Re: Sorry Sam

I'll be beaten to death for this but given a more attacking style of play I'd have Vokes on from the start, week in week out (when on form) and bring in another to play an Ings roll. If Andre Grey stays (which I suspect he won't) he'd be perfect for out running tired legs. I'm not saying Vokes is a ...
by elwaclaret
Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coventry sack Slade
Replies: 24
Views: 2544

Re: Coventry sack Slade

If Coventry City were a dog they would be put down for their own sake. Just think how jealous we were of them and their (Paul Fletcher inspired) shiny new stadium seen as the only answer to the dilapidated Highfield Road. They were the club West Brom became.... year after year in the top flight neve...
by elwaclaret
Thu Mar 02, 2017 2:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leyton Orient
Replies: 53
Views: 8279

Re: Leyton Orient

Think Barry Hearn's son took over.... cannot say if he's still there. As previous poster West Ham moving onto their fan base has really hurt them. Always had a soft spot after seeing Ralph Coates playing for them in the very early 80's.... I didn't see Ralph for Burnley, but my dad told me plenty.
by elwaclaret
Thu Mar 02, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Benedictine
Replies: 45
Views: 6266

Re: Benedictine

Be amazed to hear you can get Bennies out there. It's not even widely stocked over here outside East Lancashire.
by elwaclaret
Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How big are we compared to other teams in the Premierleague ?
Replies: 31
Views: 4169

Re: How big are we compared to other teams in the Premierleague ?

Depends on what emphasis you put onto each criteria. Think your about right paying on the gate fan wise in premier history. Historically Burnley is a much bigger NAME than the majority, I'd say we'd come in above Southampton on that basis, but if your talking historical club sizes we'd be behind the...
by elwaclaret
Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ray ingelby
Replies: 35
Views: 6130

Re: ray ingelby

I think you're thinking of Ron Noades who was a serial chairman/director of football clubs. He made himself manager at Brentford and actually won a promotion before firing himself. No he's right... Knighton went on to get a controlling interest in Carlisle United and made himself manager.... it did...
by elwaclaret
Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who do you think will go down
Replies: 68
Views: 7100

Re: Who do you think will go down

Revised my opinion, I ad thought Sunderland capable of the great escape a couple of weeks ago but developments since have changed my mind. Thought Leicester would be struggling but with tonight's result think they may yet turn it around at the 11th hour (sadly given them given their history and trea...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paul Nuttall - a man of integrity
Replies: 95
Views: 7251

Re: Paul Nuttall - a man of integrity

Bullshit elwa, they have always been BNP-lite. It wouldn't surprise me that the pic of Nuttall shaking the hands with that BNP activist was the actual main reason he lost. People can only ignore that level of colusion before they start thinking "hang on, is this really who and what I want to vote f...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Major shock in Copeland by election..
Replies: 89
Views: 5484

Re: Major shock in Copeland by election..

As I think I've said Nil I've not followed it closely but watched last night hoping for a breath of fresh air from the new MP.... it didn't happen.
But thanks for the background far more detailed than I could have hoped to offer. (and there is NO sarcasm intended in this post).
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paul Nuttall - a man of integrity
Replies: 95
Views: 7251

Re: Paul Nuttall - a man of integrity

AS for UKIP I don't agree they're SO FAR to the right to deserve NAZI comparisons' that's just lazy and scare mongering. I'm no UKIP'er just a general observation that they have/had a bloody decent share of the vote, and so demand respect (at least for now). BUT should they wish to remain relevant t...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paul Nuttall - a man of integrity
Replies: 95
Views: 7251

Re: Paul Nuttall - a man of integrity

Lib Dems have changed though, but its a long way back from where they are. SNP can't be trusted as an opposition, because they don't care about the UK. Lab are stuck because the members don't live in the real world UKIP are nothing without Farage, but with Farage are hated by too many people, and e...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paul Nuttall - a man of integrity
Replies: 95
Views: 7251

Re: Paul Nuttall - a man of integrity

We do need an opposition, but UKIP certainly isn't it. The Brexit vote was 52% to 48%. Any opposition needs to be reflecting the views of the 48% and that isn't UKIP. That was my point Martin. UKIP as a party has become irrelevant and needs to take a long look at itself. Change the leader and come ...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Major shock in Copeland by election..
Replies: 89
Views: 5484

Re: Major shock in Copeland by election..

In what sense is Snell a "Champagne Socialist"? How do you define "Champagne Socialist"? He is a local man, who has come through the local Labour Party, and been elected as a local councillor, and then elected as Leader of one of the local borough councils. He was then democratically elected / adop...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Major shock in Copeland by election..
Replies: 89
Views: 5484

Re: Major shock in Copeland by election..

No different than when Michael Foot was in opposition unfortunately. Mind you, the Tories had the same issues when William Hague was their leader. Totally agree with your comments re: Michael Foot (I make the comparison on the thread for the Stoke bi-election). For the record I'm political but not ...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paul Nuttall - a man of integrity
Replies: 95
Views: 7251

Re: Paul Nuttall - a man of integrity

[quote="elwaclaretI think its a shame because the is a place for them at the top table of politics if they get their act together. Lets face it there will never be a better time to become the "opposition" to remain as they are is to become as realistic a threat as the Greens given another six month...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Major shock in Copeland by election..
Replies: 89
Views: 5484

Re: Major shock in Copeland by election..

Watched the Labour bloke take Stoke last night.... I was hoping for a sign of a "new" Labour (not a New Labour) to take the party forward... so we could start to have a democracy again in the future... instead the impression given was another its another Champagne socialist, offering nothing but sou...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paul Nuttall - a man of integrity
Replies: 95
Views: 7251

Re: Paul Nuttall - a man of integrity

I think UKIP need to take a long hard look at themselves or risk becoming completely irrelevant. Mr. Nuttall is the party leader and yet (through his or others close to himself) has become tarred as a liar and opportunist. It was Nigel's personality that dragged UKIP to the success they got and PN d...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will gaining £100 mill per season make us an attractive club to buy?
Replies: 14
Views: 2027

Re: Will gaining £100 mill per season make us an attractive club to buy?

There was a long interview posted (on here I think) from the press where Mr Garlick states that they have been offered serious money to sell several times already but the current board are not interested in letting outsiders take control of the club. The impression he gave was the right investment w...
by elwaclaret
Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ranieri sacked
Replies: 174
Views: 11874

Re: Ranieri sacked

Outrageous if true. They may not have been impressive last night but 2-1 with an away goal is a cracking result at Saville. One of the few Premier managers I would enjoy spending time in the company of and still one of the top mangers, way above what Leicester should be expecting to attract.
by elwaclaret
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I don't hate you.
Replies: 48
Views: 4662

Re: I don't hate you.

This post shows the sad individuals on this board.... not banter, just a bullying mass of scumbags and hypocrites all behaving like the blacburn fans attacking one man and a child at the man utd fixture,and no doubt voicing their outrage at that incident what a bunch bullies you are,sad fu..as! You...
by elwaclaret
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Getting floored by a result
Replies: 21
Views: 2919

Re: Getting floored by a result

I've been watching Burnley long enough not to be floored by anything. There was a time when it was more or less the norm to play like that. Getting beaten at home by the likes of Rochdale or Halifax commonplace. Just shows how things have changed its even seen as a shock .
by elwaclaret
Thu Feb 23, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Storm Doris
Replies: 60
Views: 4636

Re: Storm Doris

Accrington has been badly hit initial estimates are over £200,000 worth of improvements.
by elwaclaret
Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Score prediction at Hull
Replies: 67
Views: 5428

Re: Score prediction at Hull

Seems to be mostly positive. I hope your right. Hull's upturn in form, combined with them being really fancying themselves against us to help their plight leads me to believe there is a right tonking in the offing for us if we're not going all out from the first minute. Will we get a reaction? I hop...
by elwaclaret
Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Dunn promoted
Replies: 10
Views: 2429

Re: David Dunn promoted

to full traffic island status?
by elwaclaret
Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bad timing
Replies: 14
Views: 2101

Re: Bad timing

Banned for life is a bit strong, but certainly has done his reputation no favours. I was championing him (not being able to see his antics at the other end of the pitch) but now I'm very ; to use the modern vernacular..... Meh
by elwaclaret
Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tony Mowbray
Replies: 35
Views: 4060

Re: Tony Mowbray

Me neither. Always seems capable but after a decent start always seems to degenerate into a bit of a shambles.... he's picked yet another hiding to nothing with this one.
by elwaclaret
Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Embarrassing fan
Replies: 52
Views: 4637

Re: Embarrassing fan

Someone you knew then.
People get carried away in the moment but decency should lead to self control around women and children. Sadly respect and good manners are something we see less and less these days.
by elwaclaret
Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JBGudmundson
Replies: 33
Views: 4187

Re: JBGudmundson

No idea didn't look good but the Lincoln fans were well away from it anyway and so could not know. There reaction was no worse than our fans would have been given similar circumstances. Do not really understand why it has bothered you.
by elwaclaret
Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barton today
Replies: 8
Views: 1388

Re: Barton today

Didn't notice much live but from what I've seen since getting home he let himself and Burnley down badly today. It was a game he should have had the nouse to boss with impunity, sadly instead he embarrassed himself nationally. He wasn't alone in that but his antics were not what we have come to expe...
by elwaclaret
Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vokes mobility
Replies: 31
Views: 3112

Re: Vokes mobility

To be fair thought Sam didn't look 100% today. I'm a big fan of Vokes but he looked off the pace and never at any point looked the player we know he can be.
by elwaclaret
Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matt Rhead
Replies: 148
Views: 14935

Re: Matt Rhead

A lot of this sounds like sour grapes to me. He is what he is, he came to do a job and it wasn't pretty but he unsettled our lot who should have dealt with it easily. Reminded me of a tall overweight Ashley Barnes. To try to ridicule him suggests to me some of our fans think we had a right to win to...
by elwaclaret
Sat Feb 18, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Flanagan and Boyd
Replies: 89
Views: 8446

Re: Flanagan and Boyd

I've given Flanagan the benefit of the doubt up to today but that non performance was something else. Amazed at just how poor his distribution was. You don't expect that from someone who trained with Liverpool so long and was lorded as an up and coming star a couple of years ago.