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by chekhov
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Citroen 2cv or Volkswagen Beetle?
Replies: 44
Views: 1756

Re: Citroen 2cv or Volkswagen Beetle?

Hasn't someone brought out a full electric 2CV? I may have dreamt it. I had one back in the day, the only car that made me travelsick whilst driving. There are fully electric restorations of Beetles which go like the clappers. Some beautiful examples to be found on YouTube. For example: https://you...
by chekhov
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Prince Philip
Replies: 67
Views: 2852

Re: Prince Philip

jrgbfc wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:47 pm
Bit OTT by the BBC completely shutting down TV and radio for the rest of the day. Do we really need BBC news channel and 1 and 2 showing the same tributes? They've even stopped the live updates from the Masters and the county championship on the app.
Agreed!
by chekhov
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ice cream anyone?
Replies: 22
Views: 1607

Re: Ice cream anyone?

Oh. I meant 12 players.
by chekhov
Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Gibson
Replies: 125
Views: 5319

Re: Ben Gibson

The poster with the username Devil’s advocate must love all the attention that gets heaped upon him by other members of the board. He does a great job!
by chekhov
Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ice cream anyone?
Replies: 22
Views: 1607

Re: Ice cream anyone?

Quicknick wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:13 am
There are 11 in the photo. Two are almost totally obscured.
I counted 12!
by chekhov
Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Saints v Burnley - Match Day Thread
Replies: 382
Views: 6112

Re: Saints v Burnley - Match Day Thread

Efan Ekoku was spot on at the beginning of the match when he said that sometimes players suffer from long breaks between matches and can't get into the pace after such an international break We had a lot like that today Going 2-0 up flattered us and we got what we deserved I thought we were good va...
by chekhov
Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Saints v Burnley - Match Day Thread
Replies: 382
Views: 6112

Re: Saints v Burnley - Match Day Thread

RingoMcCartney wrote:
Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:09 pm
The Dutch commentator on my link sneaked an REM reference in. Anyone else notice the , "that's Mee in the corner"?....

;)
Ah, not just me that heard that! Good spot.
by chekhov
Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 125th Anniversary Kit
Replies: 24
Views: 1439

Re: 125th Anniversary Kit

yTib wrote:
Sun Apr 04, 2021 7:28 am
i stand corrected.

smart arse ;)
To be fair it’s not Bosscat but the editors of Wikipedia that are the smartarses in this instance.
by chekhov
Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Frank Worthington
Replies: 56
Views: 2762

Re: Frank Worthington

Andingle wrote:
Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:23 am
I'll always remember him for the goal below in his Bolton day's.
RIP Frank 🙏

https://youtu.be/W0z_arXZ8nM
Great goal. At the end of that clip you can see the referee applauding as he runs across the shot!
by chekhov
Sun Mar 21, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Messi breaks Barca club record appearances at Real Sociedad
Replies: 17
Views: 428

Re: Messi breaks Barca club record appearances at Real Sociedad

I prefer ronaldo. Messi is more natural footballing ability - which is why people say he is “unique” even though maradona was very similar. Ronaldo is different in that he is such an athlete and has kept going at such a high level for years. I think we should enjoy them both as the best ever and no...
by chekhov
Sun Mar 21, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kane Penalty
Replies: 74
Views: 2161

Re: Kane Penalty

Me, I thought it was a nonsense of a penalty. Baffling decision, the ball was already out of play, and Kane wasn’t even attempting to play it.
by chekhov
Sun Mar 21, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Messi breaks Barca club record appearances at Real Sociedad
Replies: 17
Views: 428

Re: Messi breaks Barca club record appearances at Real Sociedad

Why is Ronaldo even mentioned?
Very boring, every time there is a discussion about Messi we have to have an opinion about who is better.
by chekhov
Sat Mar 20, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton v Newcastle ...
Replies: 102
Views: 4016

Re: Brighton v Newcastle ...

Nicely engineered injury to Newcastle’s keeper to allow Bruce to have crisis team talk on the touchline. Or am I just being cynical?
Anyway their keeper seems to be fine...
by chekhov
Fri Mar 19, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: zeppelin raids on Lancashire
Replies: 44
Views: 2077

Re: zeppelin raids on Lancashire

Bloody Germans. I don’t think we should ever forgive them for what they did. Inhumane. And not even that long ago. Just out of interest, dermotdermot how would not forgiving the Germans manifest itself. For example how should I behave differently towards Germans, if I too chose not to forgive them ...
by chekhov
Thu Mar 18, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our Best XI - 3rd/4th Division Players
Replies: 62
Views: 1391

Re: Our Best XI - 3rd/4th Division Players

huw.Y.WattfromWare wrote:
Thu Mar 18, 2021 3:12 pm
Tony Morley available but as suggested above Waddle or Hutchison would pip him if all were at their best.
As I remember Tony Morley didn’t appear for us in the 3rd or 4th tier.
by chekhov
Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Off Topic - Shed Stain
Replies: 14
Views: 886

Re: Off Topic - Shed Stain

Good name for a garage band.
by chekhov
Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McNeil goal
Replies: 30
Views: 3350

Re: McNeil goal

I honestly though nothing could eclipse Lowton's run and volley at Palace, however Dwight has proven me wrong, and if we score a better goal this season I'll be surprised. Was it really better than Lowton’s v. Palace? It’s an interesting question, though I don’t have the answer! Objectively one mig...
by chekhov
Mon Mar 15, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dermot
Replies: 20
Views: 1799

Re: Dermot

I agree with Dermot’s assessment. It was NO penalty. The second handball however I thought WAS.
by chekhov
Sun Mar 14, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Throw ins from wrong place.
Replies: 25
Views: 1323

Re: Throw ins from wrong place.

So many “rules” are bent, ignored or abused in football. It’s like no other sport in that regard. I think this is the root of disrespect for the officials, which leads to a low standard of officiating. It’s a bit of a vicious circle unfortunately.
by chekhov
Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton v Brighton?
Replies: 70
Views: 3498

Re: Southampton v Brighton?

I beg to differ. I’m looking UP the table and this helps us immensely in moving up. Not bothered about those below us because we will finish on 43/44 points. I also don’t have this irrational hatred of Brighton that many on here have. Same as you Houseboy. I have nice memories of Brighton, plus I l...
by chekhov
Sun Mar 07, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Todays other footy 6/3
Replies: 241
Views: 7251

Re: Todays other footy 6/3

Conroysleftfoot wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 8:12 pm
Great header by Benteke.
T’was a lovely goal.
by chekhov
Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky coverage tonight - Replays
Replies: 24
Views: 1817

Re: Sky coverage tonight - Replays

I enjoyed listening to the commentary in Dutch. Very soothing, and I didn’t have to endure any uninsightful analysis from the co-commentators.
by chekhov
Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today’s football 27/02
Replies: 259
Views: 5481

Re: Today’s football 27/02

Antonio!
by chekhov
Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today’s football 27/02
Replies: 259
Views: 5481

Re: Today’s football 27/02

NewClaret wrote:
Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:02 pm
1-0 City
:(
by chekhov
Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today’s football 27/02
Replies: 259
Views: 5481

Today’s football 27/02

Man City vs West Ham. Here’s hoping the Irons can upset the Citeh apple cart.
Then it’s West Brom vs Brighton. I’m going for a score draw.
Leeds to beat Aston Vanilla and a home win for Newcastle against Wolves.
by chekhov
Fri Feb 26, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Lorimer battling long term illness in a hospice
Replies: 27
Views: 1092

Re: Peter Lorimer battling long term illness in a hospice

Joe Jordan. Alan Clarke. Paul Reaney, Johnny Giles. Frank Gray...the list goes on. Great 70’s team and great manager.
by chekhov
Fri Feb 26, 2021 6:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley top the Premier League points per game table
Replies: 14
Views: 1317

Re: Burnley top the Premier League points per game table

I notice Leeds are second in that table. Bielsa obviously doing a fantastic job improving average footballers as well as Dyche.
He deserves a pat on the back.
by chekhov
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton v Palace
Replies: 112
Views: 4045

Re: Brighton v Palace

Rileybobs wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:54 pm
Best result for us. Palace get their tails up before facing Fulham and there’s still a gap between Brighton and ourselves.
Agreed!
by chekhov
Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lee Grant
Replies: 41
Views: 2642

Re: Lee Grant

Supporters’ player of the season (2012-13) if I remember correctly.
by chekhov
Sat Feb 20, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Todays football 20/02/21
Replies: 95
Views: 2675

Re: Todays football 20/02/21

Whitgord wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 1:08 pm
Come on Chelsea. I want us to be above Southampton by 17:00.
That’s a good point. However, I don’t like Chelsea winning, so I’m cheering on Southampton.
by chekhov
Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Watford v Derby
Replies: 13
Views: 888

Re: Watford v Derby

Jim Beglin and Andy Townsend don’t usually add too much insight.
by chekhov
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kieron Dyer talking about Sir Bobby Robson
Replies: 25
Views: 1852

Re: Kieron Dyer talking about Sir Bobby Robson

ClaretTony wrote:
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:26 pm
Strange post
I think it’s a question worth asking. Or am I wrong?
by chekhov
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kieron Dyer talking about Sir Bobby Robson
Replies: 25
Views: 1852

Re: Kieron Dyer talking about Sir Bobby Robson

I was curious to know who these young players were who are today pontificating on television. Alan Shearer was there at the time but he wasn't a young player by then and I don't think anyone has more respect for Sir Bobby than Shearer so I'll rule him out immediately. I took a look at their squad l...
by chekhov
Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover has landed.
Replies: 52
Views: 1424

Re: NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover has landed.

fantastic achievement and i can't wait to see what they find. and thank god that lowbank doesn't represent all of humanity or we'd probably still be living in the woods. I applaud the achievement of sending space ships to Mars, but I do like the idea of living in the woods. I’m thinking glamping, r...
by chekhov
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC AND FULHAM
Replies: 56
Views: 3893

Re: BBC AND FULHAM

Saw the match Everton vs Fulham last week. It was one of the most complete performances by a so called un-fancied team that I have seen for a while. They played Everton off the park for 90 minutes. They rightly got a few plaudits for that showing. Anyway I’ve kind of forgotten what point I’m trying ...
by chekhov
Thu Feb 18, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: John Moss last night
Replies: 34
Views: 2072

Re: John Moss last night

Should’ve sent Brady off for the pull back. We got lucky with that one.
by chekhov
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle In Real Trouble?
Replies: 79
Views: 6176

Re: Newcastle In Real Trouble?

Colburn_Claret wrote:
Thu Feb 18, 2021 11:59 am
If a week is a long time in politics, it appears to be even longer to some football fans.
Also, not all fans are thinking the same thing.
There are differing viewpoints on this forum. Sometimes it needs pointing out!
by chekhov
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Taylor v Pieters
Replies: 38
Views: 1917

Re: Taylor v Pieters

This thing about “assists”. It didn’t even used to be a thing. An assist can be a deflection off a backside, it’s meaningless. Well okay, not meaningless, but there is far too much emphasis on who touched the ball before the chap who scored the goal. The fellow who dribbled past 3 players earlier in...
by chekhov
Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 9106
Views: 598685

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I will do the big six for now Chelsea - have around £1,5 billion of debt to the owner, and want a new stadium that is likely to cost similar... Chester Perry, I have a question. Did you just type all that out off the top of your head? I’m impressed, you are a mine of information with an encyclopaed...
by chekhov
Wed Feb 17, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Fulham
Replies: 577
Views: 9685

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Fulham

Longsider wrote:
Wed Feb 17, 2021 6:47 pm
BBC saying he pulled up after going in for a tackle and it looked like he popped something. Whatever that means.
Looked like he went over on his ankle.
by chekhov
Wed Feb 17, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley arent we.
Replies: 22
Views: 1918

Re: Burnley arent we.

Wellsy1882 wrote:
Wed Feb 17, 2021 12:01 pm
The calvary have arrived
Are you talking about the writing on the side of the bus?
That’s livery not calvary.
by chekhov
Wed Feb 17, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hamilton Academical f.c
Replies: 3
Views: 587

Re: Hamilton Academical f.c

jdrobbo wrote:
Wed Feb 17, 2021 5:38 pm
Billy Hamilton and Burnley?
No. I don’t think he left school with an O levels at all.
by chekhov
Wed Feb 17, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Walter Kershaw - Street Art / Artist - Lancashire
Replies: 1
Views: 364

Re: Walter Kershaw - Street Art / Artist - Lancashire

Just listened to this. Nice story about a fascinating character I’d not heard of before.
Thanks for the recommendation.
by chekhov
Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thierry Henry
Replies: 27
Views: 2964

Re: Thierry Henry

They should stick with Woodgate. Henry didn’t exactly impress at Monaco.
by chekhov
Tue Feb 16, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Lewis Patterdale Mountain Recue Team
Replies: 20
Views: 1564

Re: Chris Lewis Patterdale Mountain Recue Team

Why can't they be charged with endangering of life due to illegal actions? If the Mountain Rescue Team had left them there due to the fact they were breaking lockdown laws then they would have been castigated....these 2 were absolutely at fault for this....I hope they get lynched.... That’s quite a...
by chekhov
Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New money - fifty years
Replies: 63
Views: 2345

Re: New money - fifty years

Think of an amount of money. ANY amount. Let's say £65. There are three of you going out for a meal. The bill is £65. With the decimal system you can't split it three ways. If there are 240 pence to the pound and we use the £sd it splits easily. It is £21 14s 8d each. SIMPLE! It literally couldn't ...
by chekhov
Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New money - fifty years
Replies: 63
Views: 2345

Re: New money - fifty years

I remember the decimal style 1p wafer, though we never the same when the price went up to 2p.
by chekhov
Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New money - fifty years
Replies: 63
Views: 2345

Re: New money - fifty years

12d in a shilling.
20 shillings in a pound...
Seems complicated to me. Please enlighten me Rowls how it is easier to split a meal. (I was 6 when we went decimal by the way).
by chekhov
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bamford
Replies: 179
Views: 10208

Re: Bamford

Close on Saturday when Wait Here was pipped at Naas while being on at 16/1, but being able to get 29/10 on Burnley stopped me :D I imagine Patrick is very healthy then, if I was to cry it wouldn't be about something said about me 4 year ago Crying is traditionally seen as a sign of weakness in a ma...
by chekhov
Mon Feb 15, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bamford
Replies: 179
Views: 10208

Re: Bamford

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 4:04 pm
Over 4 years since he left and he still sobs, made of strong stuff is Patrick
Do you never cry, claretonthecoast?
It’s very healthy you know.