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by bfcmik
Mon May 17, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: disgusting littering football fans
Replies: 40
Views: 2092

Re: disgusting littering football fans

Littering! If thats a problem worth moaning about you need to give your head a wobble. Just think of the poor buggers in Palestine right now. Then think about the Indian farmers who are committing suicide in their thousands as Zuckerberg and Gates take over/control Indian farming. Lots more to worr...
by bfcmik
Sat May 15, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Leeds - Player Ratings
Replies: 104
Views: 2865

Re: Burnley v Leeds - Player Ratings

BPF 6
Lowton 7
Tarkowski 6
Mee 6
Taylor 6
Brownhill 4
Cork 6
Westwood 7
McNeil 5
Vydra 5
Wood 7

Jay 5
Barnes 6
JBG 6
by bfcmik
Sat May 15, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Leeds - Match Day Thread
Replies: 471
Views: 9532

Re: Burnley v Leeds - Match Day Thread

SouthamptonClaret wrote:
Sat May 15, 2021 2:18 pm
Why did the ref let Leeds take that corner when he'd just seen on VAR it wasn't a corner?
Because the decision to give the corner isn't under review. It is not part of VAR's remit.
by bfcmik
Fri May 14, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool game - Claiming tickets and ground entry
Replies: 867
Views: 28583

Re: Liverpool game - ballot update

1 ticket for each 3 season ticket holders mean 2 of 3 will be unsuccessful.

I was both wanting to go because it has been so long, but not being excited about because of the limitations that are in place to stop you enjoying it too much.
by bfcmik
Fri May 14, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool game - Claiming tickets and ground entry
Replies: 867
Views: 28583

Re: Liverpool game - ballot update

:cry: No email for me :cry:
by bfcmik
Wed May 12, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood
Replies: 55
Views: 2434

Re: Chris Wood

Whether he’s better with Vydra is an interesting discussion. For me he is. However the most interesting thing about this is why it has taken so long for Vydra to be given any real game time. By playing he’s gone from someone who didn’t seem to be trusted with a few minister here and there, literall...
by bfcmik
Tue May 11, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stretching a Point
Replies: 3
Views: 677

Re: Stretching a Point

and being below Fulham at that point which everyone in the media seems to have forgotten about The studio discussion after last night's game included someone saying about Fulham not having a win in their 1st 7 games, "You are always going to find it difficult to stay up with a start like that!" Wou...
by bfcmik
Tue May 11, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fulham v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 75
Views: 2399

Re: Fulham v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 7
Lowton 9
Tarks 9
Mee 8
Taylor 8
Brownhill 5
Westwood 8
Cork 7
McNeil 5
Wood 8
Vydra 8

JRod 6
by bfcmik
Tue May 11, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs v Glamorgan
Replies: 28
Views: 2798

Re: Lancs v Glamorgan

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by bfcmik
Sun May 09, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Guessing game
Replies: 17
Views: 854

Re: Guessing game

I still think VAR should be time limited. If they can't find a fault within, say, 30 seconds, then no offense has to be the decision.
by bfcmik
Sat May 08, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: And so it begins.
Replies: 30
Views: 2219

Re: And so it begins.

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by bfcmik
Fri May 07, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool game - Claiming tickets and ground entry
Replies: 867
Views: 28583

Re: Liverpool game - ticketing preparation

bfcmik, both my posts on this thread were tongue in cheek. I hoped to get people thinking. The club are in an impossible situation here. They cannot possibly please everyone. That being said a stipulation to having had vaccines surely cannot be made. Can I ask, are you sure your two vaccines will p...
by bfcmik
Thu May 06, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's EL action 6/5
Replies: 21
Views: 974

Re: Tonight's EL action 6/5

Villareal v Man Utd final
by bfcmik
Thu May 06, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 21 years ago today
Replies: 15
Views: 1158

Re: 21 years ago today

I was well into my 20s before Burnley dropped out of the top 2 divisions for the 1st time in their history. My son, born in 1983, saw his, unfortunately solitary, 1st season in the (then) League 1 (I think) aged 11 or 12 and then again when he was 17. My grandkids have never known us play outside th...
by bfcmik
Thu May 06, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool game - Claiming tickets and ground entry
Replies: 867
Views: 28583

Re: Liverpool game - ticketing preparation

I wish to complain about this post. :D The resolution to this problem is simple. Only rich super fans should even be considered for this ballot. Those fans who have had season tickets for years but have been hit hard financially during this pandemic.....well they should just keep quiet and do one. ...
by bfcmik
Thu May 06, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool game - Claiming tickets and ground entry
Replies: 867
Views: 28583

Re: Liverpool game - ticketing preparation

Its exactly the same. Both bought a 20/21 season ticket Person A got cash back Person B simply transferred the cash to buy next seasons ticket. By renewing in phase 2 person A also hasn't ended any form of membership with the club. At the time the option of taking a refund or leaving/continuing you...
by bfcmik
Wed May 05, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea-Real
Replies: 69
Views: 1827

Re: Chelsea-Real

Devils_Advocate wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 10:38 pm
Aye im sure our EPL wage bill wasnt a match for the likes of Rapid Wein, Apollon Limassol and Sarpsborg 08 :roll:
Shame we didn't draw any of them then
by bfcmik
Mon May 03, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v West Ham - Player Ratings
Replies: 72
Views: 2442

Re: Burnley v West Ham - Player Ratings

Pope 6
Lowton 4
Tarkowski 6
Mee 6
Taylor 5
Brownhill 4
Cork 6
Westwood 5
McNeil 4
Wood 6
Vydra 5

Rodriguez 3
JBG 6
by bfcmik
Sun May 02, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Todays Football 2/5/21
Replies: 78
Views: 3229

Re: Todays Football 2/5/21

However they have bought the club to make money, not because they love the people of Burnley and the local community. I spent almost half of my life living in Burnley - there aren't many Burnley people I love, quite a few I admire and a very small number of people I can't stand. The vast majority o...
by bfcmik
Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A chance to kill three birds with one stone...
Replies: 13
Views: 1445

Re: A chance to kill three birds with one stone...

martin_p wrote:
Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:14 pm
Dyche for England.
Exciting times!
by bfcmik
Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Financial planning for this summers transfers
Replies: 113
Views: 5819

Re: Financial planning for this summers transfers

jojomk1 wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:00 am
A hut is almost a household (four walls and a roof ;) )

Just imagine if we were to sell the name of the ground, we could be playing matches at The Hut rather than The Turf :)
"Goin' down t'hut" does have a ring to it.
by bfcmik
Sun Apr 25, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 83
Views: 3766

Re: Wolves v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 7
Lowton 8
Tarkowski 7
Mee 7
Taylor 8
Brownhill 7
Westwood 9
Cork 9
McNeil 9
Vydra 8
Wood 10 - my 1st ever 10, can't think where he put a foot wrong today at all
by bfcmik
Wed Apr 21, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans
Replies: 1148
Views: 23055

Re: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans

BREAKING NEWS
Burnley, Preston NE, Blackpool, Accrington, Fleetwood Town and Morecambe to join new breakaway Lancashire Super League.

The move has been condemned by the remaining Lancashire club Blackburn Rovers, as the gulf between them and “The Big 6” widens
by bfcmik
Wed Apr 21, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans
Replies: 1148
Views: 23055

Re: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans

There's a campaign now started by Andy Burnham and Steve Rotherham for anyone that's interested...# https://reclaimourgame.com/ I would be for all the proposals except the 3rd. I do not believe that forcing a 51% ownership for Supporter Trusts would necessarily be in the best interests of football!...
by bfcmik
Wed Apr 21, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans
Replies: 1148
Views: 23055

Re: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans

I think this fiasco will stiffen the resolve of the other PL clubs in 'negotiations' with the <big 6> They have been granted exceptions and more money just on the threat of joining a super league. Now the rest of the PL will just say, "You REALLY want to go down that road again???" It wouldn't surpr...
by bfcmik
Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: the special one
Replies: 63
Views: 2570

Re: the special one

There is a story doing the rounds that he refused to allow Tottenham's playing squad into the training ground as a protest against the club signing up to the Super League.
by bfcmik
Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manchester United v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 50
Views: 2783

Re: Manchester United v Burnley - Player Ratings

BPF 7
Lowton 7
Tarks 8
Mee 7
Taylor 7
McNeil 7
Cork 7
Westwood 7
Brownhill 7
JBG 6
Wood 8
by bfcmik
Tue Apr 13, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mathematics puzzle
Replies: 34
Views: 1767

Re: Mathematics puzzle

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Tue Apr 13, 2021 5:38 pm
77 for the 2nd question.
76 is not divisible by either 3, 5 or 6
by bfcmik
Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fulham v Wolves
Replies: 147
Views: 5854

Re: Fulham v Wolves

I've always reckoned that a point per game advantage is enough to almost guarantee you will not be caught. Should Fulham lose tonight or we win on Sunday then we will be at that point - 7 clear with 7 to play.

(Even better if both of those parameters happen, of course)
by bfcmik
Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 74
Views: 3873

Re: Southampton v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 6
Lowton 6
Tarkowski 6
Mee 7
Pieters 8
Gudmundsson 6
Westwood 7
Brownhill 7
McNeil 6
Wood 8
Vydra 8

Taylor 6
by bfcmik
Thu Apr 01, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Germany v North Macedonia ..
Replies: 13
Views: 1136

Re: Germany v North Macedonia ..

Germany's 1st home loss in a WC qualifier since that famous 5-1 night in Munich, however it's worth pointing out that Germany reached the WC final a year later, so let's just wait and see how they get on in the summer shall we before gloating. As a Burnley fan I find it better to get my gloating in...
by bfcmik
Mon Mar 29, 2021 3:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nick Pope England Record
Replies: 136
Views: 6464

Re: Nick Pope England Record

In reality he has not yet even played 5 full games for England. So calling it 6 games is a bit of creative counting. How many of those who managed 5 caps before conceding would have made a couple of further matches before conceding if they could have been subbed on for the 2nd half or after 65 minut...
by bfcmik
Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season Ticket Question
Replies: 1231
Views: 35615

Re: Season Ticket Question

My DD payment yesterday appears on my bank statement with the word 'final' alongside it.
by bfcmik
Wed Mar 24, 2021 1:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Van Basten on offside.
Replies: 24
Views: 1435

Re: Van Basten on offside.

Because when you are a goalkeeper and you go up for the ball, you are leaving yourself unprotected, whereas attackers and defenders can use their arms as leverage or to protect themselves. I lost count of the shithouse late challenges I got as a keeper when I was younger. As a striker I lost count ...
by bfcmik
Tue Mar 23, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gareth Bale
Replies: 45
Views: 3363

Re: Gareth Bale

huw.Y.WattfromWare wrote:
Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:47 pm
He has been reported as saying he’s open to going out on loan again as long as RM top his salary up to his current £600k/week.
Worth a cheeky bid, perhaps?
by bfcmik
Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will 35 points be enough?
Replies: 130
Views: 8489

Re: Will 35 points be enough?

It could easily be argued that we already have enough points to be safe. Fulham are now 7 points behind with only 8 games left and Newcastle would have to have an almost miraculous change of form to gain 5 points from their final 9 games. And, of course, we have an opportunity against both of them t...
by bfcmik
Sat Mar 20, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: U18's v Newcastle ko 1pm today
Replies: 23
Views: 1121

Re: U18's v Newcastle ko 1pm today

won 2-0
by bfcmik
Sat Mar 20, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: U18's v Newcastle ko 1pm today
Replies: 23
Views: 1121

Re: U18's v Newcastle ko 1pm today

82 gone. Still 2-0
by bfcmik
Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: zeppelin raids on Lancashire
Replies: 44
Views: 2157

Re: zeppelin raids on Lancashire

yTib wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 5:41 pm
typical english jingoism.

if the rest of the world took that attitude towards the british empire then our only allies would be a small sausage factory in tanganyika.
Which we actually took from the Germans at the end of WW1 and kept as part of the WW1 reparations Germany had to pay us.
by bfcmik
Thu Mar 18, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How would you redevelop the Turf?
Replies: 106
Views: 3739

Re: How would you redevelop the Turf?

So it was a drawing cock up. I've tried to find the plans on the planning portal, but they only go back to 2000 on the Burnley council website. If I remember correctly there was a big hoohah at the time because the Police refused to allow their control box to be demolished unless an adequate replac...
by bfcmik
Thu Mar 18, 2021 12:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Turf pub
Replies: 94
Views: 5353

Re: The Turf pub

tim_noone wrote:
Wed Mar 17, 2021 8:12 pm
Agreed...and the Culvert Bridge has been crying out for some form of Art work for years to capture the imagination.
It's Burnley not Barcelona :lol: :lol:
by bfcmik
Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Midday Sunday dates for Burnley in April
Replies: 14
Views: 1439

Re: ARTICLE: Midday Sunday dates for Burnley in April

We are permitted to use hotels but I believe we use them only when we have to and if we travel by coach we have to use three coaches. I was talking to a couple of the support staff at a motorway services after a game on the south coast (pre-covid). They were saying that the players, management team...
by bfcmik
Sun Mar 14, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quiz: How well do you really know the Middle East?
Replies: 6
Views: 353

Re: Quiz: How well do you really know the Middle East?

I got 9!!!

1 known and 8 guesses :lol:
by bfcmik
Sun Mar 14, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle’s run in
Replies: 59
Views: 5575

Re: Newcastle’s run in

Jakubclaret wrote:
Sun Mar 14, 2021 10:35 pm
that bridge needs to be maintained if we go thru a winless patch.
I'll bet we don't take a single point for the rest of this month! :shock: :lol: :lol:
by bfcmik
Sat Mar 13, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pieters v Taylor
Replies: 38
Views: 1318

Re: Pieters v Taylor

Taylor, when on song, is first choice - but he can be rather inconsistent and when not on song he is not good at all.

Pieters never makes you feel those wow moments but his consistency is very easy on the eye and the nerves.

In summary, I don't mind seeing either name on the teamsheet.
by bfcmik
Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 112
Views: 5214

Re: Everton v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 8
Lowton 8
Tarkowski 7
Mee 9
Pieters 7
Gudmundsson 6
Brownhill 7
Westwood 8
McNeil 9
Wood 9
Vydra 8

JRod 6
Brady 6
by bfcmik
Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's footy 11/3
Replies: 69
Views: 2987

Re: Tonight's footy 11/3

And that result means whatever happens at Goodison we'll still be 15th going into the international break, and we have 2 winnable games coming off that rest time. those could easily see us well clear of danger with a couple of decent results. As we have an extra week off before the International br...
by bfcmik
Fri Mar 12, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Villa and Burnley level on points ahead of today’s under-23 clash
Replies: 40
Views: 1791

Re: ARTICLE: Villa and Burnley level on points ahead of today’s under-23 clash

Looking at the table and the remaining fixtures, it is not beyond the realms of fantasy that Burnley could finish as runners-up to Leeds, although Stoke look the more likely to do that on current form and with games in hand. However if that was the case, would Burnley be promoted to the Top Divisio...
by bfcmik
Sat Mar 06, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Arsenal - Player Ratings
Replies: 75
Views: 3734

Re: Burnley v Arsenal - Player Ratings

Pope 6
Lowton 7
Tarkowski 7
Mee 8
Taylor 6
JBG 6
Brownhill 6
Westwood 7
McNeil 6
Vydra 8
Wood 8

Pieters 7
Brady 6