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by claptrappers_union
Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst ever individual performance by a Burnley player ?
Replies: 105
Views: 3170

Re: Worst ever individual performance by a Burnley player ?

In think the main culprits have been listed

Nik Michopoulos v Sheff Weds, had a howler in the first half, was subbed by Stan at half time and replaced by Marlon Beresford who was just as bad.

https://youtu.be/RmelWzBK6m8
by claptrappers_union
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should women be allowed to play on teams with men?
Replies: 69
Views: 1701

Re: Should women be allowed to play on teams with men?

In a word NO! I'd wager the Women's world Champions would not be in the top half of The National league. Please don't suggest this to the FA, they are sappy and PC enough to consider it, at that point I'm done. Nothing wrong with women competing with or against men in say Golf or Darts and others a...
by claptrappers_union
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should women be allowed to play on teams with men?
Replies: 69
Views: 1701

Re: Should women be allowed to play on teams with men?

I don’t understand why women can’t play cricket with men... then again I don’t know why men play cricket...
by claptrappers_union
Wed Aug 19, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Police Priorities...
Replies: 60
Views: 1619

Re: Police Priorities...

Is just tell them to **** off and close the door
by claptrappers_union
Wed Aug 19, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Daily Mail...
Replies: 98
Views: 4681

Re: Daily Mail...

I thought Daily Mail readers said All Lives Matter though?
by claptrappers_union
Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keane linked to Barca do we have a sell on clause
Replies: 31
Views: 3456

Re: Keane linked to Barca do we have a sell on clause

A sports journalist guide to reporting potential transfers

Who is the new manager?
Who did he manage last?
Where does the current team need improving?
Which players did he work with at his previous team?
Is one of those players potentially available?
Where’s my laptop?
by claptrappers_union
Wed Aug 19, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: iFollow in the Premier League?
Replies: 19
Views: 1141

Re: iFollow in the Premier League?

Maybe it's something that clubs using EFL Digital Limited websites have been asked to include on the home page - promoting the iFollow information, the two are part of the same thing, I think. I suspect the club is looking to migrate to a different online provider as it was alluded to in a recent t...
by claptrappers_union
Wed Aug 19, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: iFollow in the Premier League?
Replies: 19
Views: 1141

Re: iFollow in the Premier League?

Maybe it's something that clubs using EFL Digital Limited websites have been asked to include on the home page - promoting the iFollow information, the two are part of the same thing, I think. I suspect the club is looking to migrate to a different online provider as it was alluded to in a recent tw...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Aug 18, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turf Moor Cameras
Replies: 30
Views: 2024

Re: Turf Moor Cameras

I would cost the club millions to move everything to the other side of the ground.

If the Bob Lord Stand is redeveloped one-day though, I hope the view from the top of the Longside is considered.
by claptrappers_union
Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anelka film
Replies: 7
Views: 595

Re: Anelka film

I like seeing behind the scenes of football clubs, the Sunderland one is very good but I have a few gripes with it. One being the portrayal that the Sunderland fans are different from other football fans... like they LOVE their club and they are super passionate etc. All football fans are the same, ...
by claptrappers_union
Mon Aug 17, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Home Kit 2020/21
Replies: 162
Views: 9248

Re: New Home Kit 2020/21

There is also a lot of ‘faux outrage’ over shirt sponsorship in general, plenty of people wanting to buy the shirt and take the sponsor off. Well the sponsor makes the shirt in many ways, if you remove it you may as well buy a cheap plain claret and blue t shirt. Or buy bfccrazy’s effort which amus...
by claptrappers_union
Sun Aug 16, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Reading first leg
Replies: 2
Views: 726

Re: Burnley v Reading first leg

Bikey... I thought was a good defender.

I stumbled across the highlights of your League Cup tie v Burton on YouTube. Watch ‘Amougou’ in it - It’s clear we’ve come a long way since then .
by claptrappers_union
Sun Aug 16, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: My neighbour
Replies: 37
Views: 3269

Re: My neighbour

Go on, lets play guess the player - Here are the players who had played in the Watford Youth system before and during Dyches season as manager Lee Hodson Adrian Mariappa (25 years old) Ross Jenkins (29 years old) Michael Bryan Dale Bennett Marvin Sordel Sean Murray Piero Mingoia Matthew Whichelow Br...
by claptrappers_union
Sun Aug 16, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2020 World Snooker Championship
Replies: 188
Views: 4771

Re: 2020 World Snooker Championship

Kyren looks like he's thrown in the towel. Heads gone
by claptrappers_union
Sun Aug 16, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Flooring options
Replies: 30
Views: 1432

Re: Flooring options

If you need a professional to have a look or to lay a floor for you, I have a mate who is very good. He's Burnley based too



https://exploringflooring.co.uk
by claptrappers_union
Sun Aug 16, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It's coming fellas!
Replies: 46
Views: 4855

Re: It's coming fellas!

And what's the story of them being allowed to have the club crest on all four corner flags? Don't all clubs do it? Rovers are the only club allowed their crest on their home corner flags, an honour supposedly bestowed on them by the FA for winning the FA Cup three times in a row back in the mid-188...
by claptrappers_union
Sat Aug 15, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Oooh David Eyres
Replies: 37
Views: 2099

Re: Oooh David Eyres

Late starter but played league football into his 40’s - he was looked at all the clubs he played for. He was my favourite player as a youngster
by claptrappers_union
Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Norris to sign from Wolves
Replies: 57
Views: 4104

Re: ARTICLE: Norris to sign from Wolves

I don't know anything about the lad at all but the attached youtube link shows he has excellent reflexes for a big keeper (6ft 5 in), i'm sure Billy Mercer has had some input in this and hopefully he has a successful time here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHQ5KtcGUk4 I’ll take everything back a...
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cancel Culture ?
Replies: 486
Views: 9424

Re: Cancel Culture ?

Linehan was banned from twitter for tweeting "men aren't women tho" that was followed by multiple news articles calling him a transphobe, and I'd imagine he will find it difficult to find work in the future. Rightly or wrong, he has been cancelled. Rowling tweeted something very similar, so I think...
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cancel Culture ?
Replies: 486
Views: 9424

Re: Cancel Culture ?

Wasn't defending Linehan. He's an absolute whopper. The main reason I mentioned him was because he was massively in favour of the clown who taught his pug to nazi salute (can't remember his name) being convicted by a court and was then a victim of cancel culture himself. You mean Count Dankula, the...
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cancel Culture ?
Replies: 486
Views: 9424

Re: Cancel Culture ?

My friend and I noticed it - a bit before the Brexit thing - we called it 'pick a side'.

Adverts for products seem to want people to vote

Twix, left or right.
Walkers - Choose me or lose me

There were others but I can't remember but it seems division makes good business sense
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Norris to sign from Wolves
Replies: 57
Views: 4104

Re: ARTICLE: Norris to sign from Wolves

Just been trying to clarify my posts and then stumbled across this article... Richard Wright was paid £4m during his 4 years at Manchester City. He made one appearance before retiring. https://www.independent.ie/sport/soccer/premier-league/shocking-statistic-of-man-city-keepers-wages-shows-just-how-...
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Norris to sign from Wolves
Replies: 57
Views: 4104

Re: ARTICLE: Norris to sign from Wolves

I wouldn't have included Jon Stewart in that group. He was never more than a non-league goalkeeper. Grant, Lonergan meanwhile have a hell of a lot of league experience. Grant has played 469 league games while Lonergan is on 353. The point I'm making though, the experienced keepers could still proba...
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cancel Culture ?
Replies: 486
Views: 9424

Re: Cancel Culture ?

I still don't fully understand the objection to Rowling. Is it a linguistic objection, complaining that the term "woman" which has always meant "person with no Y chromosomes" has now changed its meaning and anyone using the old meaning is wrong? Or is a physical one, that it is wrong to say there i...
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cancel Culture ?
Replies: 486
Views: 9424

Re: Cancel Culture ?

Dog in the car, was the window open? Was she more than 5 minutes ? I don't have a dog and don't know what is acceptable. I remember somebody filming me as I had parked slightly on a pavement with room to get another car past, to load unload and a troll was going mental filming me. I said why don't ...
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cancel Culture ?
Replies: 486
Views: 9424

Re: Cancel Culture ?

JK Rowling was fairly reasonable, certainly not dehumanising. It did bring 'cancel culture' to the fore for a lot of people. Unfortunately, on that occasion, they picked on a super-rich, intelligent woman who it's nigh on impossible to bully so she stuck to her guns partly because she could afford ...
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Norris to sign from Wolves
Replies: 57
Views: 4104

Re: ARTICLE: Norris to sign from Wolves

I think the might be a different role for goalkeepers these days, Norris is 27 with not a lot of league experience - I suppose he's a like a 'goalkeeper-for-hire' for a more behind the scenes role - it's a different challenge than a player fighting for a spot in the first team - but it's their job t...
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Home Kit 2020/21
Replies: 162
Views: 9248

Re: New Home Kit 2020/21

ClaretTony wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:18 pm
Not got a clue why you have Norwich kits on your post.
I think the recent kit is a 'nod' to the 90's shirt.
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Home Kit 2020/21
Replies: 162
Views: 9248

Re: New Home Kit 2020/21

Sorry that I used the same word, how about homage or recall or a throwback - happy to use those in future In my opinion, if the blue band around the collar was thicker, the material was different and it was a plain design without the badge or logos - then, to me - that's a replica. Toffs make replic...
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Home Kit 2020/21
Replies: 162
Views: 9248

Re: New Home Kit 2020/21

MarkGreen wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:15 pm
Thy do this every year "Introducing our 20/21 home kit"

Only show the top...
The video on the website shows more
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Home Kit 2020/21
Replies: 162
Views: 9248

Re: New Home Kit 2020/21

So it was a nod to the first Championship winning kit all along
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Home Kit 2020/21
Replies: 162
Views: 9248

Re: New Home Kit 2020/21

The Enclosure wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 12:05 pm
Without the logo that would have been a great shirt.....
Sadly, that's the way it is these days.
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Kits 20/21
Replies: 367
Views: 27431

Re: New Kits 20/21

The Premier League and their partners will have been given the designs some time ago by the kit suppliers and the club, I'd imagine. I suspect there a deadlines to deliver that sort of stuff ready for creating the marketing the new season campaign before the new kits are released publically. Kudos t...
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Kits 20/21
Replies: 367
Views: 27431

Re: New Kits 20/21

burnmark wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:19 am
It looks like I’m in the minority here but I like the shirt. Clean cut and traditional and the apparent nod to the 1920 kit with the collar line.
I'm with you, I think its OK... not stunning, not awful - Claret body, blue sleeves - guess what it's going to be next season
by claptrappers_union
Fri Aug 14, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Cup: No replays during 2020-21 season
Replies: 21
Views: 726

Re: FA Cup: No replays during 2020-21 season

Totally agree. All down to the overall approach. I don’t know what’s said to the players at Gawthorpe but publicly in cup week Dyche will always talk about the Premier League being our number one priority. You wonder what that does to the players mentally. Maybe the players don’t receive an added i...
by claptrappers_union
Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Cup: No replays during 2020-21 season
Replies: 21
Views: 726

Re: FA Cup: No replays during 2020-21 season

When I mentioned City and Norwich, I meant just two teams at each end of the table in the Premier League. If we drew Southampton away is like ‘eurgh’
by claptrappers_union
Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Cup: No replays during 2020-21 season
Replies: 21
Views: 726

Re: FA Cup: No replays during 2020-21 season

The FA Cup is only crap when you're in the Premier League - for Burnley a fourth-round tie against Norwich is rubbish, while a tie against Manchester City is rubbish also. That's why I miss being in Division 2, making it to the third round was exciting because that's when the 'big boys' came in. And...
by claptrappers_union
Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cancel Culture ?
Replies: 486
Views: 9424

Re: Cancel Culture ?

The fear of being 'cancelled' is real. I read the story this week about a 17-year-old dancer from some reality TV in America, she felt the need to issue a statement, apologising for mocking other people's races in a home video that resurfaced and was posted on Instagram - she was NINE at the time. I...
by claptrappers_union
Thu Aug 13, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time flies...
Replies: 28
Views: 1302

Re: Time flies...

Funny how time flies, but the beginning of lockdown seems a long time ago for some reason
by claptrappers_union
Thu Aug 13, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Weirdest thing to happen at work?
Replies: 45
Views: 2478

Re: Weirdest thing to happen at work?

Still waiting for your email CtU. He did email me back actually two months later. It was a very, very long-winded email about him now being an accredited investigative journalist with NUJ. Unfortunately, he'd been sectioned to keep him incommunicado because of his investigations into police corrupt...
by claptrappers_union
Thu Aug 13, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Weirdest thing to happen at work?
Replies: 45
Views: 2478

Re: Weirdest thing to happen at work?

Nah, good on 'em. They'd have been wetting themselves wrapping that lot. Brilliant. I agree, fantastic banter. I occasionally get newspaper cuttings posted to my work address 'c/o cricketfieldclaret' (who I don't work with) after a viral video we made together years ago. Obviously mailed by some an...
by claptrappers_union
Thu Aug 13, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Weirdest thing to happen at work?
Replies: 45
Views: 2478

Re: Weirdest thing to happen at work?

Over the years, I've made independent films with an artist. 'The Artist' is much older than me and we've travelled around the world making his vanity films. What started as an ordinary professional relationship, we've have grown to become good friends over the years and he doesn't pay me a lot of mo...
by claptrappers_union
Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Cup: No replays during 2020-21 season
Replies: 21
Views: 726

Re: FA Cup: No replays during 2020-21 season

I'm not convinced there's a need for FA Cup replays anyway. If you get a home draw, it should conclude at home. My argument to that is that if a lower league team get a draw against a Premier League team, there's a replay. They're special nights. I don't think there need to be replays after the 4th...
by claptrappers_union
Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Weirdest thing to happen at work?
Replies: 45
Views: 2478

Re: Weirdest thing to happen at work?

A couple of years ago, I had a two-hour meeting in my office with someone who wanted me to help raise £40m to fund some documentaries. Some of them were about how the public is being controlled by the government and that Rolf Harris and Stuart Hall were innocent of their sex crimes and we are all be...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Twelve to choose from – which was the best away performance?
Replies: 29
Views: 1077

Re: ARTICLE: Twelve to choose from – which was the best away performance?

It’s a tough choice, but I went for Liverpool, it was a defensive masterclass and Pope made some brilliant saves. It’s a shame that Liverpool went a bit stale towards the end of the season because it probably took the gloss off what would’ve been memorable result for years to come nationally.
by claptrappers_union
Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Kits 20/21
Replies: 367
Views: 27431

Re: New Kits 20/21

I’d be in favour for a new badge to be honest... I think I agree. I liked the sentiment of going back to commemorate the 50 year anniversary of winning the league, when the current crest was reintroduced, but I suspect if we hadn’t been promoted to the Premier League that season we might’ve reverte...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Kits 20/21
Replies: 367
Views: 27431

Re: New Kits 20/21

I don't mind monochromatic versions of the badge personally
by claptrappers_union
Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwights a wanted man.
Replies: 100
Views: 6426

Re: Dwights a wanted man.

Wycombe are showing ambition after their promotion...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Daniel Sturridge
Replies: 40
Views: 2515

Re: Daniel Sturridge

I remembered that he had a four-month ban back in March for breaching betting rules, I suppose he's been quite lucky to serve that during the pandemic.
by claptrappers_union
Sun Aug 09, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When will we know about going back on the turf?
Replies: 75
Views: 2727

Re: When will we know about going back on the turf?

Fair enough, but you should correct people with what you know rather than just your ‘computer says no’ replies.

You do it everyone. It’s insufferable