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by NottsClaret
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extended home section in cricket field stand
Replies: 219
Views: 11741

Re: Extended home section in cricket field stand

I'm liking those photos of the Turf without the seats. Just pop some barriers in, leave the seats out and it'd be great.
by NottsClaret
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extremist Abortion Laws
Replies: 70
Views: 2940

Re: Extremist Abortion Laws

Just a quick one for all the fans of a collection of embryonic cells on here.. is destroying embryos ok in a fertility clinic (i’m assuming so, happens every day, nobody protests, no men pass laws about it). Or is it just the ones in women’s bodies which are none of your ****ing business, you creepy...
by NottsClaret
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is VAR the future?
Replies: 96
Views: 3740

Re: Is VAR the future?

Seems to be working fine in Africa now.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48533905
by NottsClaret
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Stoke FA Cup 1980
Replies: 27
Views: 2081

Re: Burnley v Stoke FA Cup 1980

A bit before my time the 1980 game, but 10 years later we had Stoke again in the Cup. Might have been the first time I'd seen us knock out a team from a higher division, set us up for the Man City game. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyH40CaB2hU Usual carry on after the game back then, I remember a...
by NottsClaret
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where's the coal gone?
Replies: 60
Views: 2292

Re: Where's the coal gone?

Let's be realistic, we'll not stop it with fossil fuels until we've burn't every last lump of coal and squeezed the last drop of oil and gas from under what's left of the ice caps. We know we should, but we won't. Maybe we'd be better throwing our time and money at projects like that one in Canada w...
by NottsClaret
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is VAR the future?
Replies: 96
Views: 3740

Re: Is VAR the future?

Same as every VAR debate, it’s not about ‘the technology‘ making decisions, it’s a man looking at a telly forming an opinion open to interpretation. Much like a ref used to, but slower.

And now everything in football is handball.
by NottsClaret
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Signing players past their best
Replies: 27
Views: 2308

Re: Signing players past their best

I see Bardsley wasn’t on the original list. Could well have gone down without him.
by NottsClaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: champions league final prediction
Replies: 113
Views: 3541

Re: champions league final prediction

Two all Prem euro finals which both absolutely stunk the place out like some lucrative Asia Cup friendlies in July.
by NottsClaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extended home section in cricket field stand
Replies: 219
Views: 11741

Re: Extended home section in cricket field stand

Inclined to agree with Spijed here. The ‘fanbase’ isn’t Burnley’s or Blackburn’s, it’s the Premier League’s. Same for every mid-size club with 10-15,000 fans. Build whatever you want, they’re not watching us play Reading in the Championship because we were once the best side in Lancashire for a few ...
by NottsClaret
Thu May 30, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Easton goes home
Replies: 12
Views: 1255

Re: ARTICLE: Easton goes home

Leeds is often held up as poor Easton’s nadir for us, but only I assume by those who didn’t see him away at Barnsley.
by NottsClaret
Wed May 29, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season
Replies: 73
Views: 4139

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Friendlies are the absolute worst. If we lined up Barcelona i’d save my cash for Doncaster away in the League Cup instead.

Any game without pressure is a training session. Haven’t been to one since Jimmy Holland’s testimonial and that was a load of toss too.
by NottsClaret
Mon May 27, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20 Premierleague teams ranked biggest to smallest.
Replies: 19
Views: 2107

Re: 2019/20 Premierleague teams ranked biggest to smallest.

Blackrod wrote:What does biggest to smallest mean?


Absolutely nothing.
by NottsClaret
Sun May 26, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chernobyl
Replies: 70
Views: 5748

Re: Chernobyl

thatdberight wrote:Apart from anything else, it's become a wonderful nature reserve.


Same in the area around Fukushima. Nature seems to prefer a big pit of smouldering radiation to actually having mankind live amongst it. Although of course we made that too.
by NottsClaret
Fri May 24, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our best ever away support ?
Replies: 66
Views: 5020

Re: Our best ever away support ?

You can't beat those balmy evening, midweek trips when something's at stake at the end of the season. Always seems a better atmosphere for some reason, with loads turning up at the last minute. York, Oldham away in '98 (until the downpour and us chucking it away) and at Barnsley for the first promot...
by NottsClaret
Fri May 24, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vote for our best home performance of the 2018/19 season
Replies: 33
Views: 1397

Re: Vote for our best home performance of the 2018/19 season

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Ive voted Fulham but it shows zero votes?


It filters out wrong answers.
by NottsClaret
Fri May 24, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vote for our best home performance of the 2018/19 season
Replies: 33
Views: 1397

Re: Vote for our best home performance of the 2018/19 season

Spurs was the best we've played in the Prem. The West Ham game was really important to us, and Bardsley came to the fore in that one, but they certainly know how to 'throw one in' on the road do West Ham. I remember in the build up to Spurs they were talking about how the title was actually still in...
by NottsClaret
Fri May 24, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: rovers fans clams re the Orient game
Replies: 46
Views: 4621

Re: rovers fans clams re the Orient game

Can’t see why they think it would matter anyway?
by NottsClaret
Thu May 23, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Emiliano Sala
Replies: 38
Views: 4257

Re: Emiliano Sala

Petersa wrote:Call me a conspiracy theorist if you like but I can't understand why the pilots body was not recovered when Salas was if this was just a tragic accident.


There's a conspiracy theory about this already? Go on, this will be good.
by NottsClaret
Thu May 23, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good grief ! - Dawson again
Replies: 118
Views: 10793

Re: Is Dawson worth £15 million?

IanMcL wrote:No but someone will pay it!


If that's the case, then that's what he's worth. Kinda how a market works.
by NottsClaret
Wed May 22, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good grief ! - Dawson again
Replies: 118
Views: 10793

Re: Good grief !

Now it feels like summer.
by NottsClaret
Wed May 22, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How it is when you don't come straight back up
Replies: 99
Views: 5088

Re: How it is when you don't come straight back up

So are you saying that in the long term teams like Preston are likely to be in better shape than us when we get relegated? They finished above Stoke and 4pts behind Swansea this season, so it's not unlikely on the field at least. Obviously the money we've earned has been hugely beneficial to the cl...
by NottsClaret
Wed May 22, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How it is when you don't come straight back up
Replies: 99
Views: 5088

Re: How it is when you don't come straight back up

We're going to go down at some point though, it's pretty much inevitable. Spending loads of money may keep us up for another season or two but will make it much more difficult to go back up when we do go down (and make it much more likely we'll emulate teams like Bradford). It's true is that. You'r...
by NottsClaret
Tue May 21, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How it is when you don't come straight back up
Replies: 99
Views: 5088

Re: How it is when you don't come straight back up

West Brom have always come across as a well run club but after a first failure to get back up there is going to be some serious cost cutting. Even with parachute payments clubs just can’t sustain the wage bills. That's the game now. You could have 20 well run clubs in the Prem, but three are still ...
by NottsClaret
Tue May 21, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Players playing for rival teams
Replies: 46
Views: 2561

Re: Players playing for rival teams

Paul Comstive had two.. Blackburn / Burnley & Chester / Wrexham. Struggling for a third.
by NottsClaret
Mon May 20, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 579
Views: 20260

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

Farage is a twonk but not comfortable with some of the rejoicing over this. OK, it's a milkshake being chucked over an irritating racist which should be funny. But in the run up to an election, with the background of real and written threats to politicians of all persuasions, I think this is actuall...
by NottsClaret
Sun May 19, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is women’s football winning you over?
Replies: 243
Views: 9478

Re: Is women’s football winning you over?

I don’t watch it on telly, it’s a different sport to men’s football and for me, not as entertaining. The women playing at the top level should all be admired for their determination to get there and I hope they inspire as many other girls and women to take up the sport. I’ve never felt as though any...
by NottsClaret
Fri May 17, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New home kit
Replies: 258
Views: 25344

Re: New home kit

All of that said, I do wonder exactly who is making these decisions to allow betting companies to take such a prominent role within our football club. For a Board with such high principles in so many other areas it's difficult to imagine Barry or Mike or John sanctioning such deals for such a small...
by NottsClaret
Wed May 15, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extremist Abortion Laws
Replies: 70
Views: 2940

Re: Extremist Abortion Laws

A man's responsible for every unwanted pregnancy in the world. Can't wait for an entirely female political body to start passing legislation on what men are allowed to do with their bodies, with 99 year jail terms to enforce their decisions.
by NottsClaret
Tue May 14, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst song at Turf Moor.
Replies: 66
Views: 2877

Re: Worst song at Turf Moor.

For me it’ll be that time in the mid 90s they played Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Deep Blue Something on the PA.
by NottsClaret
Mon May 13, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is staying in the Prem the be all and end all?
Replies: 75
Views: 3387

Re: Is staying in the Prem the be all and end all?

Ask a Stoke fan how much they loved it this season, being the definition of a bog standard Championship team. Or Middlesboro. I genuinely don't know, maybe they did like it. Perhaps knowing your place and trading points with QPR and Preston is better than seeing the likes of David Silva, Van Dijk, A...
by NottsClaret
Sun May 12, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: £10 per hour for EVERYONE!
Replies: 69
Views: 3677

Re: £10 per hour for EVERYONE!

Usual uproar about paying kids a decent wage, but it’s fine having big bosses raking in millions. That’s not damaging at all, those guys have earned it, right?

Corbyn’s a useless p***k, but this is a good idea.
by NottsClaret
Fri May 10, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Extended stay for Bardsley
Replies: 42
Views: 3281

Re: ARTICLE: Extended stay for Bardsley

Felipe Anderson will be disappointed. He was on course for being one of the players of the season, until he disappeared into Bardsley's back pocket at the Turf, never to be seen again.
by NottsClaret
Fri May 10, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: European domination . . very dangerous
Replies: 24
Views: 2158

Re: European domination . . very dangerous

Best / Worst lunatic conspiracy theory ever, good work. There’s a reasonable point about how the success - and the revenue streams it provides - this season to the Big 6 is actually a possible danger to English football as they will look for even more ways to ensure this is guaranteed in the future ...
by NottsClaret
Thu May 09, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Baker sacked
Replies: 182
Views: 8949

Re: Danny Baker sacked

I found him pretty annoying but it's a strange one this. If he's a racist, he's kept it well hidden for 61 years considering he's spent most of his life in the public eye and struggles to keep his mouth shut. It was ridiculously naive and not even funny but I'm leaning towards him not being an old-s...
by NottsClaret
Thu May 09, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pet hates in Football
Replies: 96
Views: 3331

Re: Pet hates in Football

Ironic 'handball!' shouts for the next five minutes after the opposition have an appeal turned down. Makes my teeth itch does that.
by NottsClaret
Thu May 09, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs FA youth Cup early 90's ... John Mullin etc
Replies: 19
Views: 1140

Re: Lancs FA youth Cup early 90's ... John Mullin etc

Looking at the teamsheets, I'd forgotten that Nicky Allen was on Burnley's books too. If I recall correctly, he played for Hyndburn Academicals and was another one who tied me in knots. Anyone know what happened to him? I was at school with Nicky Allen, went to see him play for Burnley when we play...
by NottsClaret
Thu May 09, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Biggest flop of the season
Replies: 84
Views: 5621

Re: Biggest flop of the season

AndrewJB wrote:Fulham FC.


I wonder who'll be showing the 'ambition' we should be following this summer, following Boro in 2016 and Fulham in 2018.

Probably Norwich.
by NottsClaret
Tue May 07, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where we've played in sixty years since the title
Replies: 22
Views: 1486

Re: Where we've played in sixty years since the title

It'd have blown my 9 year old mind in '86 if I could see where we are now. History means nowt at that age, so I just took it for granted Burnley were a hopeless, small time club and always would be. Northampton Town seemed like Man City are now. Playing a 2nd division team in a cup was ridiculously ...
by NottsClaret
Mon May 06, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Death Penalty.
Replies: 187
Views: 6531

Re: The Death Penalty.

Still against the death penalty but if he was left with his shoe laces and belt on his first night in Wakey I’d be ok with that.
by NottsClaret
Mon May 06, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keep off the pitch!
Replies: 47
Views: 3251

Re: Keep off the pitch!

Bin Ont Turf wrote:Last time for me was when we avoided relegation v Plymouth.


Same here. I'm not too bothered either way but looks a bit daft when you've just played out what is effectively an end of season friendly.
by NottsClaret
Mon May 06, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic transfer expectations
Replies: 62
Views: 4945

Re: Realistic transfer expectations

I was at Hillsborough yesterday - Notts Jnr was on at halftime - and saw one of the worst games of football ever. Although QPR did have one decent player who ended up missing a pen, called Eze. Never heard of him, only 20, fairly quick talented winger, beat people for fun all afternoon. Not sure he'...
by NottsClaret
Fri May 03, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TV shows...
Replies: 55
Views: 2126

Re: TV shows...

Falcon wrote:Jim'll Fix It
Rolf's Cartoon Club
It's a Knockout with Stuart Hall
Granada Weather with Fred Talbot


Ah, the good old days. More innocent times.
by NottsClaret
Fri May 03, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TV shows...
Replies: 55
Views: 2126

Re: TV shows...

Shooting Stars
Eurotrash
The Word
Granada Soccer Night
by NottsClaret
Fri May 03, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Dyche Paradox
Replies: 60
Views: 4266

Re: The Dyche Paradox

Makes you wonder how Big Sam got offered jobs at Everton, Newcastle or even the England job as his style is perceived to be no better. He'd been managing longer than Dyche, with a briefly quite entertaining Bolton side, before he even got offered a job at Newcastle. After that he was a fire fightin...
by NottsClaret
Thu May 02, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gay Footballers
Replies: 74
Views: 3384

Re: Gay Footballers

Let's hope it is a Scottish lad, then at least there's no danger of him going to the Qatar World Cup.
by NottsClaret
Thu May 02, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Longside, old & new 1996
Replies: 22
Views: 2266

Re: The Longside, old & new 1996

I’m told the chairman fought tooth and nail at the time to stop them being built. He preferred bolting seats into the existing terracing. I went to Oakwell last week and sat where they'd done just that with the ancient stand they still have there. But still not put a roof on. Imagine that on the Be...
by NottsClaret
Thu May 02, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Dyche Paradox
Replies: 60
Views: 4266

Re: The Dyche Paradox

The often quoted stat about how few shots we have is interesting. Of course, it's goals that count and as has been said, we've scored plenty since Xmas. And absolutely loads in the championship. Surely the fascinating thing the stattos should be pondering there is how Dyche gets a team to be so clin...
by NottsClaret
Wed May 01, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds - shocking
Replies: 133
Views: 8621

Re: Leeds - shocking

Totally agree. Only just had time to catch up with this and watch the footage. Stuart Attwell is at the centre of it all, but when you analyse it, he's totally been done by his assistant who: 1. Fails to spot a fairly easy offside, He wasn't offside, not that it's really the issue. This whole incid...
by NottsClaret
Wed May 01, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 486
Views: 16274

Re: Anti semetism

It’s a fairly typical thread this. Except the ‘whataboutery’ isn’t coming from the usual suspects. Just shows how partisan politics is I guess. That cartoon in the NY newspaper used the classic anti Semitic trope of Jews controlling politicians and government and yet it’s the wokest of us who refuse...
by NottsClaret
Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bramall Lane
Replies: 50
Views: 3138

Re: Bramall Lane

One of the best grounds for me. Love going even though we never win there ! It is. Fairly big, atmospheric, modernised a bit but still an 'old school' feel to it and a city centre location. Last visit for the Notts' was that great 3-2 win in 2008. This and Spurs away will be the first fixtures we l...

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