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by Bfc
Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: John Angus
Replies: 52
Views: 2172

Re: John Angus

I think I may have told this story on here before. Bob and Jack Charlton who were fishing around Ashington, were reliving football memories of the players who they played with. One being John. A few weeks later Bob met John and told him, he'd been fishing with Jack and had mentioned him during their...
by Bfc
Fri May 21, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The matchday experience last night
Replies: 35
Views: 2563

Re: The matchday experience last night

Hi Ashingtonclaret46, I have a lot of sympathy re your decision of not coming to matches and understand your reasons for that. I was up you neck of the woods a couple of weeks ago birdwatching and going to see the very rare Mocking Bird at Newbiggin. If you feel that there's a game or two you'd like...
by Bfc
Sat May 08, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tony Philliskirk
Replies: 33
Views: 2646

Re: Tony Philliskirk

Jedi-master, if you thought Philliskirk had incredibly blonde hair, you never saw Ray Pointer. Now that was Blonde and all the women wished they had his hair colour.
by Bfc
Mon May 03, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T Genealogy help
Replies: 12
Views: 648

Re: O/T Genealogy help

I’ve used the Ancestry site for 6 years and have traced the maternal side back to the 1300s. The site you use will give you details of relatives they know about, which will help your search. There are links (family trees) for other people who are searching the same info as you, which can save you a ...
by Bfc
Fri Apr 23, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season Ticket Question
Replies: 1231
Views: 37036

Re: Season Ticket Question

Following my earlier comments, I called at the ticket office and while waiting in the sun, a lady came bye carrying bottles of water, offering one to anyone. I briefly explained my renewal problem, to the young lady in the office. After a quick word with another member of staff, she said everything ...
by Bfc
Thu Apr 22, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season Ticket Question
Replies: 1231
Views: 37036

Re: Season Ticket Question

Thanks Leisure, as above, I’ve always bought 2 tickets in MY name, as it’s a way of inviting a friend to a match and them being able to sit next to me. I’ve never had the need for friends and family, as it’s never been a problem before. I did try and put my name in that section, with the other ticke...
by Bfc
Thu Apr 22, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season Ticket Question
Replies: 1231
Views: 37036

Re: Season Ticket Question

To save me reading all the posts on this subject, looking for a possible answer, can someone explain my problem renewing my tickets. For years I've bought an Adult and a Pensioner season ticket, in my name, using 1 e mail address. Ive always paid up front for them. I've received the Club e mail and ...
by Bfc
Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dulux Paint
Replies: 7
Views: 903

Re: Dulux Paint

A good few years ago, we had Church Paint and Varnish as our own official paint supplier. I think they sponsored the Longside after Sanderson Ford.
by Bfc
Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The centenary of our 1st ever title is looming
Replies: 17
Views: 1253

Re: The centenary of our 1st ever title is looming

We could all play a part, in our own way. Commemorating winning our first Div 1 Championship, by all wearing Claret and Blue shirts for the day. Even hanging Burnley banners and flags where possible.
by Bfc
Fri Mar 26, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Sunday league
Replies: 4
Views: 750

Re: Burnley Sunday league

Don’t tell me your looking to start playing again Red Wasp.
On the subject of playing days, I’ve got some more of our team photos and if you know anyone with my e Mail address or mobile No. Get it and contact me, so I can arrange to pass copies onto you.
by Bfc
Sat Mar 20, 2021 9:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Red Card
Replies: 35
Views: 3327

Re: Burnley Red Card

Have we ever had a Red card at home, in the Premier League?. What's our total number of Red cards in Premier League games?.
by Bfc
Wed Mar 10, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Top spot lost after home defeat
Replies: 6
Views: 297

Re: ARTICLE: Top spot lost after home defeat

My friend a well known Burnley fan, who lives in Cape Town had a round of golf last December with John Sissons, who he described as a great bloke. Telling me, they had a great chat, when he found out he is a Burnley fan. Telling stories about Moore, Hurst and Peters, but also reminding him, he was i...
by Bfc
Sat Mar 06, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I don't think they like us
Replies: 63
Views: 4024

Re: I don't think they like us

Don't they swear a lot😀. I wonder why.
by Bfc
Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alex Elder - The Ball at his Feet
Replies: 29
Views: 1348

Re: Alex Elder - The Ball at his Feet

I've sent Dave Merrington a text message, letting him know of the film footage. I think the laundry ladies name is Mrs Lyons. Also surrounded by kids is Tom Thornber, who was a Scout for Burnley. A very quietly spoken man, who lived in Rosegrove. I can't recognise any of the kids shown although I'd ...
by Bfc
Thu Feb 25, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Melbourne Clarets Taking Burnley to Burnley!
Replies: 4
Views: 638

Re: Melbourne Clarets Taking Burnley to Burnley!

I can't see a bottle of Bene behind the bar😔.
by Bfc
Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When the Donkey Wallopers went down
Replies: 30
Views: 1740

Re: When the Donkey Wallopers went down

Also noticed in the League table, all the bottom 4, began with a W.
by Bfc
Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Greyhound Racing and Speedway at Towneley 1927
Replies: 15
Views: 852

Re: Greyhound Racing and Speedway at Towneley 1927

I mentioned on the previous thread, there had been large concrete slabs near to the brook. I also played on the pitch in 1962/63, at corner of the site. I wouldn’t have believed, there was vandalism in the 1930s. My Grandad was a policeman, in that era and they wouldn’t have wanted a thick ear off h...
by Bfc
Sun Feb 07, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Technical passing coach
Replies: 23
Views: 1043

Re: Technical passing coach

James's, the team in general. Untinted Glasses, I agree with you on the long passing accuracy level. Some of the long balls, seem to be clearances to relieve the pressure on the defence. Others are meant as a pass to a player, which more often than not is misplaced, to an opponent. My thoughts are a...
by Bfc
Sun Feb 07, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Technical passing coach
Replies: 23
Views: 1043

Technical passing coach

Given the length of time Dyche has been manager, the players passing accuracy skills, haven't improved much. Game after game players give the ball away a lot to the opposition. Maybe a technical coach, working with the players on improving that basic skill, will lead to the team having more possessi...
by Bfc
Sun Feb 07, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Technical passing coach
Replies: 23
Views: 1043

Technical passing coach

Given the length of time Dyche has been manager, the players passing accuracy skills, haven't improved much. Game after game players give the ball away a lot to the opposition. Maybe a technical coach, working with the players on improving that basic skill, will lead to the team having more possessi...
by Bfc
Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 9115
Views: 621702

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Can they take all my properties D-A?.
by Bfc
Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: AVB offers resignation at Marseille over loan player.
Replies: 10
Views: 1494

Re: AVB offers resignation at Marseille over loan player.

Coyle will offer his self for the job.
by Bfc
Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 9115
Views: 621702

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I can't get my head round whether VSL, KCL or ALK have issued 49,000 shares at £1795 each, 50,000 shares at £200 each, to buy into BFC. ALK own 74% of BFC shares, which I assume they'd paid around £1764 each for. With the remaining shares valued around £200 each. As one of the shareholders in the re...
by Bfc
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 9115
Views: 621702

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Vegas Claret re your comment "some of the panic on here is impressive" is it directed wholly or partly at me. Let me tell you, I've been going on the Turf from 1953, missing only around 10 games inc all cup games, until lockdown. So the club has been my life. I think I've a right to comment about be...
by Bfc
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 9115
Views: 621702

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

For me, some of the comments about our club going from debt free, to being heavily in debt, through a buyout has me worried about the long term future of BFC. I haven't a background in finance, but try my best to follow the wise people, who have a very good understanding of finance. They keep us inf...
by Bfc
Sat Jan 30, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When we're allowed back in
Replies: 40
Views: 1611

Re: When we're allowed back in

The Bob Lord stand will be full from the opening game. As it's full of the over 70s, who will have had their 2 injections and pose no threat of spreading Covids.
by Bfc
Thu Jan 28, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Woan and Grealish
Replies: 89
Views: 7079

Re: Woan and Grealish

Reminds me of Ted McMinn, when he played for Derby, against us. I/we disliked his theatrical falls, when he was hardly touched and got up the noses of supporters. Yet when he signed for us, we loved it, especially at Wembley v Stockport. Somehow I can't ever imagine Grealish wanting to sign for Burn...
by Bfc
Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fancy a laugh? - Villa talk fans forum
Replies: 79
Views: 6122

Re: Fancy a laugh? - Villa talk fans forum

KateR, we left the grass longer to cushion their falls/dives.
by Bfc
Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 2503
Views: 192323

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

Why do transfers have to take so long. If Dyche has a budget set by the Chairman, the manager will have set out the positions he wants signings for and his transfer fee limit. Someone would then telephone their Club. Ask if they will sell their player, then try and agree the transfer fee. If a price...
by Bfc
Sun Jan 24, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Times article this morning
Replies: 38
Views: 2984

Re: Times article this morning

Another consideration is the air travel clubs will have, when playing i.e. in Germany, Italy, or for that matter any Country. There would no short 1 hour coach trips within the North West. All the away games would involve overnight stays, before and after a game. Meaning players will spend a lot of ...
by Bfc
Fri Jan 22, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: It’s a great result without a shadow of a doubt
Replies: 8
Views: 757

Re: ARTICLE: It’s a great result without a shadow of a doubt

We, Little Old Burnley, beaten Liverpool who are the Prem, European and World Champions, which the commentators, pundits and press failed to mention.
by Bfc
Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1920 player picture help please
Replies: 19
Views: 933

Re: 1920 player picture help please

I think it’s a young Tom Bamford.
by Bfc
Wed Jan 06, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barley is full.
Replies: 80
Views: 8130

Re: Barley is full.

Devils_Advocate, you have shown no thought for the Farmer, who has people walking their dogs off the leash on HIS fields where he keeps sheep and lambs. Because of the stupidity of those dog owners, he has had sheep and lambs killed. I've walked the river area upto Wood End sewerage works and have s...
by Bfc
Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lower Towneley Playing Fields
Replies: 61
Views: 3118

Re: Lower Towneley Playing Fields

Cobble, I presume you are referring to the one on Thursfield Rd. On the same block lived well known post war Burnley player Reg Attwell. Also a popular shop for kids was old Ma Halsteads corner shop on Mittella St, especially for Towneley pupils. It’s the wedge shape building opp the kids park. You ...
by Bfc
Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lower Towneley Playing Fields
Replies: 61
Views: 3118

Re: Lower Towneley Playing Fields

Along with FCBurnley and other mates, who I knocked about with as a lad, we created our own little mini football pitch in the grass above the Education pitches. We built posts out of scrap wood and made the nets from used netted onion bags from his mothers shop, or the fruit n veg shops on Lyndhurst...
by Bfc
Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lower Towneley Playing Fields
Replies: 61
Views: 3118

Re: Lower Towneley Playing Fields

For me it was when nobody was allowed to even kick a ball about on those pitches, other than when there were games. I was on my own one Sunday kicking a ball about close to the river, when I was about 8. A voice shouted out loud and when looked I saw Police motorcyclist. He told me to pick my ball u...
by Bfc
Sun Jan 03, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joel Randall (son of Ady)
Replies: 43
Views: 3662

Re: Joel Randall (son of Ady)

I was lucky enough to have been a good friend of Ady, but lost touch, when he moved away. We went out together at least once a week and as the Queen was then my local, we went in there, among other places, as people just didn't bother him for football talk and autographs. He was never drunk in my co...
by Bfc
Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scottish Football
Replies: 52
Views: 1962

Re: Scottish Football

I’m watching the game, as I’ve done for years. But more for keeping an eye on Celtic No 17, left footed midfielder Ryan Christie, whose having a good game. Able to hold the ball and carry it forward at pace and spread passes to feet ( so far). He is a player who has been mentioned in the press, as a...
by Bfc
Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barry Kilby and the departing directors
Replies: 84
Views: 5215

Re: Barry Kilby and the departing directors

I think Clive was born in Gravesend, but IS still a Southerner. I can’t think of the Company name of the firm he was involved in next to the canal at Barden Lane. Clive’s wife Sylvia went to a lot of matches home and away together. He often made business trips to Arab countries and did his level bes...
by Bfc
Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Docherty - RIP
Replies: 49
Views: 1872

Re: Tommy Docherty - RIP

RIP Tommy. I was a guest of Willie Irvine at his golden wedding, where I was introduced to Bert Murray by Willie, who played together at Brighton. While we chatted Bert said he’d been in the Chelsea squad staying in Blackpool, which was due to play Burnley in the game when some of the team were sent...
by Bfc
Sat Dec 19, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 9115
Views: 621702

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Paul Waine, thank you for your input yesterday, in reply to my question about shares. I like a lot of your constructive opinions on all the subjects you write about. Though I didn't suggest that Garlicks shares alone were worth the full £200m sale value. Your possible value of each share surprised m...
by Bfc
Fri Dec 18, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 9115
Views: 621702

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Without trawling through all the posts relating to the takeover, looking for possible answers. Could anyone say what affect a takeover would have on a shareholders ownership?. Also would there likely be an increase in the value of each share, if the takeover values Burnley Football Club at £200m. Fi...
by Bfc
Sat Dec 12, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Positives since March
Replies: 61
Views: 1971

Re: Positives since March

Since lockdown I’ve lost 35lb and the only thing that fit me now are my shoes and socks. A tank of fuel is lasting me 2 months, rather than 2 weeks. The money I saved, I’ve spent on home improvements, mostly done myself, to occupy my time in self isolation. The negatives is my diabetic son is still ...
by Bfc
Sat Oct 24, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Specific Burnley programme. 27th January 1970 FA Cup 4th round replay v Chelsea. l
Replies: 31
Views: 1400

Re: Specific Burnley programme. 27th January 1970 FA Cup 4th round replay v Chelsea. l

S D W, yes they're for sale. Rather than discuss prices on here, I'd rather you first see them for yourself. If you live in the Burnley area, we could perhaps meet up outside the Football Club shop sometime (bring a mask) during the week, at your convenience. If it's raining, I will be in a Grey car...
by Bfc
Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Specific Burnley programme. 27th January 1970 FA Cup 4th round replay v Chelsea. l
Replies: 31
Views: 1400

Re: Specific Burnley programme. 27th January 1970 FA Cup 4th round replay v Chelsea. l

My mistake about them both, not being in Div 1. I was in the middle of doing a job and hadn't checked properly. If their free, good luck with the RammyClarets61 offer.
I've got both Everton and Luton Home games S D W..
by Bfc
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Specific Burnley programme. 27th January 1970 FA Cup 4th round replay v Chelsea. l
Replies: 31
Views: 1400

Re: Specific Burnley programme. 27th January 1970 FA Cup 4th round replay v Chelsea. l

Ralphc, I've got the N/castle, with a small ink scribble on the back page and Wolves away games for that season, both in good condition. The other 2 were not in that division that season. If it's the 58/59 season, I've got them both. The Bolton 1 with the 3 team changes inked in. Otherwise both good...
by Bfc
Thu Oct 22, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Specific Burnley programme. 27th January 1970 FA Cup 4th round replay v Chelsea. l
Replies: 31
Views: 1400

Re: Specific Burnley programme. 27th January 1970 FA Cup 4th round replay v Chelsea. l

Kevinm1905, I have that programme which is in mint condition. As someone who has over 60 years programme collecting experience, I can vouch for its condition. If Tony reads this and you want to contact him via e mail, he hopefully will pass on my details. Ralphc I'm sorry I can't help on your reques...
by Bfc
Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How do we let Garlick know?
Replies: 154
Views: 5580

Re: How do we let Garlick know?

FCBurnley, players like Hart and Lennon we’re luxuries and we had cover for them, so they needed moving on. The thing the Club couldn’t have anticipated was the high number of long term injuries to nearly every position in the team, which I feel has led to our present predicament. The Clubs lack of ...
by Bfc
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike King
Replies: 16
Views: 2271

Re: Mike King

RIP Mike. A big Burnley fan, who knew his football. I saw him at a lot of Dinners and as many times he'd told the Fruit Cake joke, I couldn't help but laugh like it was the first time I'd heard it. Whenever an auction was held as the last event of a Dinner, some guests had usually had a skinfull and...
by Bfc
Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter 'UWE' Noble
Replies: 51
Views: 3221

Re: Peter 'UWE' Noble

For a man of his height, I was amazed how high he could jump to win headers, often scoring off them, not unlike Paul Fletcher. I used to speak to Pete at least once/twice a week over a tea time pint and the greeting was always " alright son". I asked why he kept calling me that, when he knew my name...