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by Silkyskills1
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Taylor
Replies: 23
Views: 1603

Re: Charlie Taylor

Looked like he rolled his ankle when shown in slow motion.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Klopp
Replies: 38
Views: 2789

Re: Klopp

He's saying the players are not doing what he told them to do. Stop their spending money, I say.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jan 21, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Swan (not ex Burnley) RIP
Replies: 8
Views: 813

Re: Peter Swan (not ex Burnley) RIP

Another player found guilty was Bristol Rovers' goalkeeper, Esmond Million. Wasn't Tony Kay a big money signing from Everton?
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is this 50s/60s ex-Claret?
Replies: 87
Views: 1922

Re: Who is this 50s/60s ex-Claret?

FCBurnley wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:02 pm
Can’t find him in Clarets Chronicles but I seem to remember the name. Was a Gaskell at Man U I think
The 'Gaskell' at Manchester United was a goalkeeper called David.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is this 50s/60s ex-Claret?
Replies: 87
Views: 1922

Re: Who is this 50s/60s ex-Claret?

A lot of north east accents in that picture, too.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is this 50s/60s ex-Claret?
Replies: 87
Views: 1922

Re: Who is this 50s/60s ex-Claret?

Andy Lochhead and Willie Irvine sat together on the picture. Bloody hell, they terrorised some defenders.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is this 50s/60s ex-Claret?
Replies: 87
Views: 1922

Re: Who is this 50s/60s ex-Claret?

Silkyskills1 wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:47 am
Is it Brian O'Neil?
Think Brian is on second row down, 5 players in stood next to Freddie Smith. Recall Len Kinsella having a very good game close to the end of the season at home to Stoke. Won 4-0. Mid 60's. Scored two goals,I think. Didn't get much of a look-in if I remember rightly.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is this 50s/60s ex-Claret?
Replies: 87
Views: 1922

Re: Who is this 50s/60s ex-Claret?

Is it Brian O'Neil?
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Question on House of Games
Replies: 19
Views: 1178

Re: Question on House of Games

Have to admit I enjoy it too. Particularly where is Kazakhstan as I am a Geography buff. We enjoy it,too. Being a history buff I always look forward to 'I'm Terrible At Dating' but the whole programme is enjoyable and family friendly. Oh, and the questions from young children are good fun as well.
by Silkyskills1
Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Question on House of Games
Replies: 19
Views: 1178

Re: Question on House of Games

I said exactly the same thing during House of Games. I was at Burnden Park when McDonagh scored( about this time of the year in 1983) and I was also at The Charity Shield at Old Trafford in 1967 when Pat Jennings put Spurs 2-0 up with a kick out of his hands. Both goals seemed further than some on t...
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Phil Spector
Replies: 23
Views: 1599

Re: Phil Spector

gsyclaret wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:08 pm
And me, the christmas album he produced is still the best.
And he wasn't a fan of albums. Couple of hits and the rest just fillers was how he described them. A 'troubled soul', no doubt and very dangerous but a prodigious music producer.
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Brave Burnley go out in Anfield replay
Replies: 8
Views: 383

Re: ARTICLE: Brave Burnley go out in Anfield replay

Absolutely. Just out of interest I think Liverpool went on to play Man City and must have lost because I'm sure that Sunderland, the eventual winners of the trophy, knocked City out in a replay in a later round.
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Brave Burnley go out in Anfield replay
Replies: 8
Views: 383

Re: ARTICLE: Brave Burnley go out in Anfield replay

As you suggest the save by Alan Stevenson from Peter Cormack is etched in the memory. A valiant effort but in front of their own fans Liverpool were an extremely dominant force. So, it was a return journey to the capital the next day and then a visit to see the vice-principal to explain where I had ...
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackpool v Burnley 1990
Replies: 26
Views: 1468

Re: Blackpool v Burnley 1990

I remember this game. It was extremely windy for that time of the year. Just over a year later we went there in the Autoglass Trophy, we t one down and ended up winning 1-3. As for the game where the referee added on a lot of time at the end with us leading 0-2, that was towards the end of the promo...
by Silkyskills1
Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackpool v Burnley 1990
Replies: 26
Views: 1468

Re: Blackpool v Burnley 1990

I remember this game. It was extremely windy for that time of the year. Just over a year later we went there in the Autoglass Trophy, we t one down and ended up winning 1-3. As for the game where the referee added on a lot of time at the end with us leading 0-2, that was towards the end of the promo...
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Clarets suffer defeat in first league game of the year
Replies: 23
Views: 852

Re: REPORT: Clarets suffer defeat in first league game of the year

As did Ashingtonclaret46, I watched the whole game with the sound turned off. The thought of Tyler and Neville in some sort of harmony was something I didn't want to listen to. Might try it again with a little bit of soul or Tamla next time.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Jordan Cropper recalled from Chesterfield
Replies: 7
Views: 1586

Re: ARTICLE: Jordan Cropper recalled from Chesterfield

Is this the player who can 'throw' the ball a long distance or am I thinking of someone else?
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Cup classic sees Clarets earn a replay
Replies: 7
Views: 269

Re: ARTICLE: Cup classic sees Clarets earn a replay

ClaretTony wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:35 pm
Back at uni for me but close to getting a lift to the replay from someone involved in the game.
Intrigued.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Cup classic sees Clarets earn a replay
Replies: 7
Views: 269

Re: ARTICLE: Cup classic sees Clarets earn a replay

I'd only just returned South the previous Sunday to continue my studies but 5 days later I was on the overnight bus from London that got me into Accrington around 6 am. I can't recall much about the game but by the end I'd decided to stay up north for the replay, a decision that got me into trouble ...
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jan 10, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Recent home matches vs Man Utd
Replies: 14
Views: 819

Re: Recent home matches vs Man Utd

Apart from Robbie Blake's goal against them in 2009, the last time we scored against them at Turf Moor was in 1969 with Geoff Nulty equalising a George Best goal in a 1-1 draw.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jan 07, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Blake - Under The Cosh Podcast
Replies: 14
Views: 1651

Re: Robbie Blake - Under The Cosh Podcast

He seemed to get through nearly two bottles of Red during the " Under the Cosh " podcast, I take it he was having a Coffee with you !! ;) Was just about to say the same. He was desperately trying to recall further stories to fill in the time but his memory was clouded by red wine and his language d...
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your favourite FA Cup tie
Replies: 108
Views: 1891

Re: Your favourite FA Cup tie

Getting some mixed memories now from the variety of posts. The Everton tie in 1962 was the one where a photograph was taken from the Beehole End of supporters on the roof of the Kingside. Just a few weeks short of my 10th birthday but my mum wouldn't let me go to this one as a result of the poor rep...
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Halfway Line Flags
Replies: 35
Views: 1603

Re: Halfway Line Flags

Edit: for 'flange' read flags. :o :o
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Halfway Line Flags
Replies: 35
Views: 1603

Re: Halfway Line Flags

On the subject of flags, we once kicked off a game at Carlisle without corner flags, it was the 0-0 draw there in 1988/89. The referee was George Courtney and neither he nor his linesmen noticed until we got the first corner of the game. Courtney signalled that he wanted the flags but carried on wh...
by Silkyskills1
Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Brom v Burnley 1961-62
Replies: 26
Views: 922

Re: West Brom v Burnley 1961-62

Yes CL, also the Rangers boss on a couple of occasions. David Burnside and Derek Kevan brought back some memories 😕 Dave Burnside was a very good 'inside forward' and also well-known at the time for his exceptional ability at ball juggling which just occasionally he would put on show in a pre-match...
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Brom v Burnley 1961-62
Replies: 26
Views: 922

Re: West Brom v Burnley 1961-62

Don Howe at right back for West Brom and Bobby Hope in midfield. Think that was Clive Clarke on their left wing who had some 'interesting' tussles with John Angus over the years.
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jan 06, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Big win at Villa kicks off 1973 in great style
Replies: 20
Views: 601

Re: ARTICLE: Big win at Villa kicks off 1973 in great style

They'd some good players in that side had Villa but we were simply outstanding that afternoon. Incredible performance from us and when you start looking at the league table we had all but pushed them all out of the way apart from QPR in what was the last ever season when only two went up. We're Bur...
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jan 06, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Big win at Villa kicks off 1973 in great style
Replies: 20
Views: 601

Re: ARTICLE: Big win at Villa kicks off 1973 in great style

A fantastic result. The Villa Park bogey laid to rest. I was concerned that our 'midfield general', Dougie Collins, would be missing but Billy Ingham stepped up admirably. So many good players gelling at the same time. Just looking at their line-up and is that the same Alun Evans Liverpool signed fr...
by Silkyskills1
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your favourite FA Cup tie
Replies: 108
Views: 1891

Re: Your favourite FA Cup tie

Oldham away was a gone one in 1974. Taffy tore the Latics apart and we won 4-1 A very satisfying victory. During the week in the build up to the game Ian Wood, their right back( joined us in 1980), had stated publicly that he could 'handle' Leighton James himself without any help from team mates. T...
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colin Bell RIP
Replies: 42
Views: 1588

Re: Colin Bell RIP

Excellent footballer. A real class act. Very sad news. RIP Colin Bell.
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jan 05, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Without Looking Who Scored The...
Replies: 27
Views: 932

Re: Without Looking Who Scored The...

Thought Deane came on as a sub in the first game. I've never understood how the game went ahead because the ground was 'rock hard' when we arrived around 11am and parked up close to the ground. It was never going to get any 'warmer'.
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your favourite FA Cup tie
Replies: 108
Views: 1891

Re: Your favourite FA Cup tie

joey13 wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:11 pm
I know what my least favorite was by far 🥲
A few to choose from for me but perhaps leave that to another thread.
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your favourite FA Cup tie
Replies: 108
Views: 1891

Re: Your favourite FA Cup tie

The home 0-0 with Liverpool. Both teams went on to be Champions. Colin Waldron’s wonderful volley could have won it for us. Although we lost 3-0 I enjoyed the replay, we gave them a game. Very close to 48 years to the day I would think. Came back from London on the all night bus for that one and th...
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When we were crap - players you feared.
Replies: 109
Views: 2367

Re: When we were crap - players you feared.

Peterborough seemed to be a bogey team for a while in the late 80s/early 90s and they had a full back (Blake?) who seemed to terrorise us. My memory may be playing tricks though... Are you thinking of Noel Luke? Player called Blake equalised for Cardiff City when we beat them 3-1 at home at the end...
by Silkyskills1
Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your favourite FA Cup tie
Replies: 108
Views: 1891

Re: Your favourite FA Cup tie

As mentioned above the Sheff Utd one was good, another stand out for me was the replay at Shrewsbury the round before. Proper goal celebrations, winning from 1-0 down with 2 very late goals scored at our end. And weren't we down to 10 men. As for favourite cup-tie, I'm opting for a memory as oppose...
by Silkyskills1
Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spiral on BBC4
Replies: 20
Views: 1576

Re: Spiral on BBC4

I’ve tried to watch Hidden a couple of times but something about the casting or script or story opening has put me off. Should I try again? Being a fan I would say,yes. The tempo is fairly slow quite regularly but it gets deeper and 'darker'. Be interested in your take on it if you do watch again.
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Bruce
Replies: 70
Views: 5900

Re: Steve Bruce

I think the geordies really took to Rafa so he was always going to be a hard act to follow & bruces Sunderland connections I don’t think are endearing, being the biggest club in the northeast (my opinion) skirting with relegation season after season is underwhelming for them, really they should be ...
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spiral on BBC4
Replies: 20
Views: 1576

Re: Spiral on BBC4

Great start to the series last night. Characters Gilou Escoffier and Laure Berthaud already on top form. Don't think we'll see Judge Francois Ronan which is a shame. Best couple of hours viewing ov er the weekend.
Edit Roban not Ronan.
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spiral on BBC4
Replies: 20
Views: 1576

Re: Spiral on BBC4

Great start to the series last night. Characters Gilou Escoffier and Laure Berthaud already on top form. Don't think we'll see Judge Francois Ronan which is a shame. Best couple of hours viewing ov er the weekend.
by Silkyskills1
Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gerry Marsden RIP
Replies: 28
Views: 1412

Re: Gerry Marsden RIP

Very much part of my formative years. My dad actually asked me to go and buy YNWA in November 1963 for him. No1 in the charts when Kennedy was assassinated. Gerry's brother,Fred, was a member of his band and played the drums. RIP Gerry Marsden. A life well lived.
by Silkyskills1
Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Big Match Revisited
Replies: 29
Views: 1888

Re: Big Match Revisited

Dark Cloud wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:56 am
Was the Sheff Utd game the one played on a Saturday night about 7.30??
That was the season before, 73-74 when the 3 day week was happening.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Dec 31, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Happy New Year from Texas
Replies: 23
Views: 760

Re: Happy New Year from Texas

My wife and I were in Houston a few years ago visiting a niece. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and some wonderful hospitality. Happy New Year and hopefully a better 2021.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Docherty - RIP
Replies: 49
Views: 1593

Re: Tommy Docherty - RIP

He was a great character. Him and Bill Shankly together was priceless. Many times I've listened to him eulogising the skills and ability of Tom Finney who he considered the finest player of his generation. Praise indeed for an Englishman from a Scotsman. RIP Tommy Docherty.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Dec 31, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pace interview
Replies: 316
Views: 13407

Re: Pace interview

ClaretTony wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 10:58 am
Rossendale I believe
Well, of course. Where else? :lol:
by Silkyskills1
Thu Dec 31, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Four football related people to have round this new years eve.
Replies: 37
Views: 613

Re: Four football related people to have round this new years eve.

Mike Summerbee, Francis Lee, Robbie Fowler and shut the door in the face of Simon Garner. The first three all successful footballers but with another life away from football.
by Silkyskills1
Thu Dec 31, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aftercare for released youth players.
Replies: 19
Views: 894

Re: Aftercare for released youth players.

Sometimes wonder how anyone gets through life. How many people have trained to do something and had to do something else ? I know I did. How many people have had job disappointments ? They learn from it and move on. Not everyone is ‘destroyed’ at every setback. I'm not too sure what you can 'learn'...
by Silkyskills1
Thu Dec 31, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barry Kilby and the departing directors
Replies: 84
Views: 4607

Re: Barry Kilby and the departing directors

I'll never forget the brief 'chat' I had with him on what must have been a stressful day a number of years back now. News had broke that day of Stan Ternent's time as manager coming to an end. I travelled over to Turf Moor from Rawtenstall to get a couple of tickets for friends for the Sunderland ga...
by Silkyskills1
Thu Dec 31, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Greaves MBE
Replies: 21
Views: 991

Re: Jimmy Greaves MBE

A wonderfully gifted goalscorer who broke my heart too many times. I should have had total disdain for him, instead it's increasingly become more and more respect. The best goalscorer I've ever seen. His stats as a full time pro were mentioned higher up and impressive is an under-statement. Have a l...
by Silkyskills1
Wed Dec 30, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Blades blunted as year ends
Replies: 17
Views: 937

Re: REPORT: Blades blunted as year ends

Great report as always Tony...Hard to believe its 6 years since Ben last scored.Can remember him scoring but not the match Another thank you from me. A lot of work must go into match reports and the nostalgia section. Much appreciated. Think the game Ben last scored at the Turf was the one where we...
by Silkyskills1
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: A draw but Burnley end 1972 on top of the league
Replies: 5
Views: 341

Re: ARTICLE: A draw but Burnley end 1972 on top of the league

A favourite season of mine but I'm struggling to recall this game. Some good footballers in the Fulham team. A couple of years later they reached the Cup Final with Peter Mellor still in goal and Jon Mitchell scoring goals to get them there. Mullery was still with them, I think and Bobby Moore joine...