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by elwaclaret
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Apologies to Bob Dylan
Replies: 12
Views: 1001

Re: Apologies to Bob Dylan

dougcollins wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:33 pm
Only Guitar George knows all the chords.
Not true the danmed knew all two
by elwaclaret
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Mills
Replies: 49
Views: 2718

Re: Danny Mills

I wasn’t going to comment on Mills, really did not get why people rated him as a player. He was bang average... and Tony we back me up I love defensive players.... As a pundit his opinion are as valuable as anyone waiting in queue for a half time pie. His opinion literally matters not one iota to me...
by elwaclaret
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is this the goal that Ashley Barnes dreams of scoring?
Replies: 1
Views: 496

Re: Is this the goal that Ashley Barnes dreams of scoring?

Haha... remember watching that on MOTD I didn’t want to know how long ago. Think it was Keith Hackett that used to do ref insider stuff in shoot, on the beeb.... he pointed out Dibble once had it one hand it wasn’t in his control.... two hands is the law. Just imagine the meltdown if someone did tha...
by elwaclaret
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Mills
Replies: 49
Views: 2718

Re: Danny Mills

The only way I judgement I ever make is which Burnley keeper his as good as (in my time) and would I swap.
Looking at Pickford.

Pickford did well in the early rounds.


We could send Joe Neenan down to training camp
by elwaclaret
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dion Dublin & Effin' Ekoku - warm enough ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1588

Re: Dion Dublin & Effin' Ekoku - warm enough ?

That’s Kenny Dalglish’s daughter. My auntie taught her in Southport
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11875
Views: 237034

Re: Coronavirus

Gordaleman wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:20 pm
Guesses and supposition on your part. Someone else who likes to spread fear.
On the contrary, just someone who listens to radio 4 while travelling to uni. Who has not posted on this thread. But thanks for playing
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11875
Views: 237034

Re: Coronavirus

It's spreading slowly because the world is now aware of it. When it started in Wuhan. no one knew about it until a lot of people were infected. Therefore there were a lot more people spreading the disease. Now, cases in Wuhan and greater China are dropping fast. There have been far worse Coronaviru...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier league hall of shame
Replies: 4
Views: 793

Re: Premier league hall of shame

Good job we were not in the Premier league during the reigns of Benson and later Cavanah... or we’d probably have both on that list.
by elwaclaret
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Did anyone fly on Concorde?
Replies: 60
Views: 2219

Re: Did anyone fly on Concorde?

As a teenager I was surprised to a trip to New York on Concorde, only one way. Dolly Parton was across the aisle next to me. Such was the speed at take off it felt like you were going straight up like an elevator! A memory I’ll always cherish. Nice to know my season ticket money was spent wisely :o
by elwaclaret
Tue Feb 25, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liberals
Replies: 20
Views: 1070

Re: Liberals

Believe they’re digging up Gladstone
by elwaclaret
Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11875
Views: 237034

Re: Coronavirus

Universities back in today... all back together from all over the world.

Just saying.
by elwaclaret
Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 19579

Re: Boris Watch

Anyone who has anyone ever had a politician visit knows it is the last thing you need. People make a big deal about not visiting disasters... why? They are only ever for the presses benefit, much more sensible he stops away for me.

As for Nationalising Northern Rail... about bloody time.
by elwaclaret
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The worst Burnley performance that you've witnessed live....
Replies: 96
Views: 3521

Re: The worst Burnley performance that you've witnessed live....

Hereford for me. I was numb. Crewe away 1987 last away game before Orient game and a win and our destiny was in our hands but the 90 mins we put in was almost as pitiful as Hereford. Hard to argue with that... but Crewe has the worst night tag. It was over and I could not be consoled. People forget...
by elwaclaret
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extinction Rebellion at it again ..mindless
Replies: 42
Views: 2195

Re: Extinction Rebellion at it again ..mindless

I take it they are taking the Suferage movement as their model... would someone like to explain to them it was just because they stopped the aggro and supported the War effort that won the vote. Not trying to pin rosettes on galloping horses.
by elwaclaret
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson, Vydra or Ings
Replies: 55
Views: 3001

Re: Gibson, Vydra or Ings1

I don’t think it is too late to get Vydra liking life again.... he has given himself a shot at re-building here and playing Premier football on the back of that... now he has to prove it wasn’t a flash in the powder pan. Maybe SD is finally seeing what he wanted to see in Vydra’s eyes.
by elwaclaret
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Non commital thread
Replies: 10
Views: 361

Re: Non commital thread

We’re doing alright.
by elwaclaret
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick
Replies: 155
Views: 9359

Re: Hendrick

One of our better players today and they all played well The assist to Vydra which won the game was worth as much as the finish Yes was everywhere as usual and broke up Southampton play Then again he is a scapegoat to some posters who don’t seem to have much idea about football imo Could not agree ...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man City banned from Europe
Replies: 115
Views: 3541

Re: Man City banned from Europe

Whoever gets that last spot, could send the clubs finances through the roof.... anyone with half a chance should be desperate to get up there. What a major incentive to kick on and go for all possible points.

City will look a lot less appealing too... that is quite a heavy price, bet they are sick.
by elwaclaret
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Has anyone on here had their car stolen, and did the Police recover it?
Replies: 47
Views: 1764

Re: Has anyone on here had their car stolen, and did the Police recover it?

I once had a car stolen. I got a phone call to say where they found it. When I went to claim it, the car was not where the Police said so I rang them... “Yes, they replied... we’ve just been informed by a member of the public that it has been stolen from where the first thieves abandoned it”. Needle...
by elwaclaret
Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everything thats wrong with the modern game
Replies: 34
Views: 2207

Re: Everything thats wrong with the modern game

The game in the 80s was utterly dead and dying just like us. The small town northern clubs had sunk into the lower divisions never to return, football violence was rife and public interest in the game dwindling rapidly. There seemed no way back for us once the big city clubs retained the whole of t...
by elwaclaret
Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If we all bought more BRITISH designed/manufactured/assembled goods...
Replies: 100
Views: 2601

Re: If we all bought more BRITISH designed/manufactured/assembled goods...

Some of us saw what Red robbo and his mob did to the British car industry and the poor products and poor reliability that they produced. Harold Wilson's Government brought in import controls in the 60's and had a drive to buy British which failed. It would be nice if we could produce more and the p...
by elwaclaret
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everything thats wrong with the modern game
Replies: 34
Views: 2207

Re: Everything thats wrong with the modern game

Think it is symptomatic of the modern world, unfortunately. It will end up with marketing like the Harlem globtroppers which will do the job for the money men, who will walk away before the Big Bang eventually arrives and those giant stars implode. Those that pull through then find they destroyed th...
by elwaclaret
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets confirm Gibson situation
Replies: 62
Views: 3212

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets confirm Gibson situation

Hindsight is a wonderful thing. He was a good signing, made for sound reasoning at the time. Apart from him demonstrating he is not the kind of player we want around, and us getting him away from the club.... huge credit to Burnley for that. If that is the kind of character making a living at CH God...
by elwaclaret
Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Regional papers
Replies: 5
Views: 903

Re: Regional papers

That was something from MOTD2 yesterday and he didn't actually say that. References would be better on the OP but the inference of the OP is that it is from a regional paper, presumably West Midlands based. So while they may be relying on MOtD2 they could also explanations. References are always us...
by elwaclaret
Sun Feb 09, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11875
Views: 237034

Re: Coronavirus

OK. I understand but we're all either in that position or have people close to us who are. What would you have the authorities do? I must admit being in the middle of Preston campus with a lot of Chinese students, you cannot help worrying. Sure a lot of Universities are the same. Maybe an extension...
by elwaclaret
Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blood pressure.
Replies: 36
Views: 2189

Re: Blood pressure.

Beetroot juice is not unpleasant and is prescribed (or was) for a natural way of lowering BP.... luckily I can sit and eat Baxter’s Baby Beets by the jar as a treat.
by elwaclaret
Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Storm Ciara
Replies: 101
Views: 7840

Re: Storm Ciara

Quite a lot of flooding in Accrington water pouring out of front doors near the old Stanley Street Club. Fox hill woods looking like Louisiana. Dread to think what low lying areas of Rossendale and Cliviger are going through.
by elwaclaret
Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another crash
Replies: 49
Views: 4500

Re: Another crash

Correct. And there seems to be a minimum of one a day on the 65 now. Travel to Preston in rush hour four times a week. Totally agree it is like wacky races. The standard of driving on the roads anywhere from Gannow roundabouts to Preston centre the Highway Code is treated as an alternative ‘hippy’ ...
by elwaclaret
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Sun
Replies: 29
Views: 1896

Re: The Sun

For years the Sun was the number one paper for sports coverage.... THEN I could understand people turning the other cheek to the rest of the Take a Break level news coverage. However with so much available in seconds I really struggle as to why The Sun could possibly be anyone’s choice of ‘paper’. F...
by elwaclaret
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Emily Thornberry
Replies: 96
Views: 5052

Re: Emily Thornberry

Why hold Labour to such higher standards than the absolute muppet we currently have as PM? Thornberry posted a photo, but Johnson has insulted an entire city. He’s insulted gay people, black people, women, and Muslims. He’s far more out of touch than any of the Labour candidates, and whereas they d...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Begum ‘risk of hanging’
Replies: 513
Views: 13856

Re: Begum ‘risk of hanging’

True, but at that point she was probably still very much under the influence of her radicalisation. I don't know what the answer is but if she is treated like she probably deserves to be, there is a risk that she becomes a martyr and is used to radicalise others. Not being a smart arse, I don’t hav...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sad news - Brian Pilkington passes away
Replies: 53
Views: 2617

Re: Sad news - Brian Pilkington passes away

Sad sad news. God bless. My Dad will be gutted to lose Pilky.
RIP
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Begum ‘risk of hanging’
Replies: 513
Views: 13856

Re: Begum ‘risk of hanging’

A fair point, but her initial mistake was made at 15, she then remained in the company she was in which would of course have an impact on what she did and how she viewed things. She needs appropriate action taking against her but letting her go to Bangladesh where she will face the death penalty is...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Emily Thornberry
Replies: 96
Views: 5052

Re: Emily Thornberry

houseboy wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:00 pm
And you can? ;) ;)
Yep.
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Problems for the SNP ...
Replies: 81
Views: 3018

Re: Problems for the SNP ...

He’s not the messiah, he’s a very naughty boy. Best we wait to find out just how naughty by letting the law decide. Nota good look for the SNP... on the back of Salmond... serf serving, abuse of power is political dynamite. The SNP are in danger of imploding as so many do, just when they seem to be ...
by elwaclaret
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Emily Thornberry
Replies: 96
Views: 5052

Re: Emily Thornberry

I can see why she has been a successful barrister.... she presents herself with an air of someone who has it worked out. .... unfortunately, believing as passionately as she does, she cannot see the errors in her formula. So it is perhaps just as well she hasn’t a snowball in hell’s chance. After sa...
by elwaclaret
Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kirk Douglas dies
Replies: 33
Views: 1481

Re: Kirk Douglas dies

My hero along with his friend Burt Lancaster were up there with the Duke and Clint Eastwood were my movie heroes as a child.

God bless you Kirk Douglas, RIP
by elwaclaret
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lionel Messi playing in the Prem next season?
Replies: 31
Views: 2295

Re: Lionel Messi playing in the Prem next season?

I wouldn't have thought he would need the money, but can you really see him leaving the lovely Spanish climate and lifestyle to come to Manchester. I hope he does of course. :) Think he would find the move attractive. A couple of seasons in Manchester, with his former gaffer and more than a decent ...
by elwaclaret
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lyrics you heard wrong
Replies: 73
Views: 2439

Re: Lyrics you heard wrong

Jeffbfc wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:08 pm
Unfortunately never to be played live by Rush again.
I assumed it to be a Simón and Garfunkel reference :?:
by elwaclaret
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Streatham Attacker
Replies: 64
Views: 2927

Re: Streatham Attacker

If it is possible to have principles the IRA did in so far as the armed forces and police plus anyone in Government were targets. Civilians although killed were not the intended targets and warnings were given to try and avoid casualties for most of the bombs they planted. Our present problem with ...
by elwaclaret
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lyrics you heard wrong
Replies: 73
Views: 2439

Re: Lyrics you heard wrong

Hello, away what a nice day.... for eating trifles.
Eating trifles.


Edit... for years thought the backing singers were singing ‘top banana... top, top banana’ to Elvis’s Rock a Hula
by elwaclaret
Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paddy McGuiness
Replies: 74
Views: 4315

Re: Paddy McGuiness

Gone a long way for being someone’s mate. See a dozen of him in every town, ‘popular’ but usually arriving alone.
by elwaclaret
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's your second sport?
Replies: 115
Views: 2833

Re: What's your second sport?

Speedway
by elwaclaret
Mon Feb 03, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal Forum In Melt Down
Replies: 107
Views: 11976

Re: Arsenal Forum In Melt Down

To be fair Arsenal started well it was only when they found the Japanese Ww2 sniper hiding by the post that they went to pieces.
by elwaclaret
Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR at it again
Replies: 20
Views: 1574

Re: VAR at it again

No, shoulder charges are still legal - and just as it always has been, you need to be within playing distance of the ball when it happens. If the ball is five yards up the field, then only players with legs 15 feet long may do it! If it wasn't for this "playing distance of the ball" rule, then the ...
by elwaclaret
Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR at it again
Replies: 20
Views: 1574

Re: VAR at it again

Why was the city player sent off, are shoulder charges banned now. It was clearly shoulder to shoulder,I’d have been really pleased with myself if I’d been the defender.
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ian Moore
Replies: 62
Views: 3443

Re: Ian Moore

Maybe Taylor was a good goalscorer but I wasn't looking back through a slight tint, it is a genuine memory from a game I was talking about - I was sat in the Jimmy Mac Upper at the time. But as for Moore in general, he seemed to be famous for his pace but I don't recall him outpacing many people. I...
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ian Moore
Replies: 62
Views: 3443

Re: Ian Moore

ITV Digital hadn't even started, let alone collapsed, when we signed Moore. Might. It have started but the windfall was being banked on. Burnley were not even sniffing around that sort of menu before the Digital deal promised a fortune to my memory. It’s collapse certainly caused all team building ...
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ian Moore
Replies: 62
Views: 3443

Re: Ian Moore

The Crouchy story comes from Stans book and it’s utter ********. For a start it states Crouchys wife didn’t want to come to Burnley. He wasn’t even married Might have been but it wasshite delivered first hand by the manager of Burnley Football Club.As for not being married Stan would hardly be the ...
by elwaclaret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ian Moore
Replies: 62
Views: 3443

Re: Ian Moore

The idea was to have him feeding off a big man - He played loads with Gareth Taylor! I remember one game at home when evey time Taylor won a flick on, Moore was running in the opposite direction. Taylor was flicking them into good areas and Moore was nowhere to be seen. Payton came on later in the ...