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by welsbyswife
Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Dave Thomas book due in April 2021
Replies: 28
Views: 1345

Re: New Dave Thomas book due in April 2021

Papabendi wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 6:53 pm
it was a good goal too.
Not quite as good as the one at Oldham though. That's the one that always springs to my mind when I think of Weller. Shame his illness hampered him. Had high hopes for him and Paul Smith but neither kicked on for one reason or another.
by welsbyswife
Sun Nov 15, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Allis
Replies: 15
Views: 2162

Re: Peter Allis

I see. Late 20s/ early 30s must have been an interesting time to be in Germany.
by welsbyswife
Sun Nov 15, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Allis
Replies: 15
Views: 2162

Re: Peter Allis

ClaretTony wrote:
Sun Nov 15, 2020 1:23 pm
Not far off is he? He'll be 90 in Feb. And by googling him I've just learned that he was born in Berlin.
Interesting time to be in Berlin! Wonder what the family were doing there. I thought I remembered him saying his dad was also a golfer but may be wrong.
by welsbyswife
Sat Nov 14, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: US Masters
Replies: 70
Views: 1906

Re: US Masters

Clarets4me wrote:
Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:59 pm
You leave the delightful Sarah Stirk alone ....
Each to their own. Does my head in with the way she speaks. That modern and slightly americanised way of tailing upwards at the end of each sentence. Plus she's a bit of a dog.
by welsbyswife
Sat Nov 14, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Allis
Replies: 15
Views: 2162

Re: Peter Allis

Noticed that. Not quite the same tones. He must be in his 90s now surely? But still miles better than Nick Dougherty and Andrew Coltart on Sky who seem to think they have to fill every second with drivel. No silences allowed.
by welsbyswife
Sat Nov 14, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: US Masters
Replies: 70
Views: 1906

Re: US Masters

Wish Sky would ditch Sarah Stirk. Awful. Dougherty ok presenting but not good on commentary. Talks ten to the dozen! Cracking golf though. Don't want Johnson to run away with it. Druggie.
by welsbyswife
Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barley is full.
Replies: 35
Views: 3288

Re: Barley is full.

The problem in Barley is that Pendle council opened the sculpture trail and proceeded to advertise it all over the north of England without investing in any of the infrastructure of the village. Add to that all the TV shows full of the ghost hunting clowns. So, what was a pretty little village for ...
by welsbyswife
Fri Nov 13, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barley is full.
Replies: 35
Views: 3288

Re: Barley is full.

We live in such a beautiful area with so many stunning spots to go for a walk. Never fails to amaze me how limited most people's knowledge of what is on offer seems to be. Feel sorry for the residents of Barley but also pleased in a way because with all the clueless idiots hitting the same spots it'...
by welsbyswife
Sat Nov 07, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pulis on Burnley
Replies: 18
Views: 2500

Re: Pulis on Burnley

Can't believe Micheal Owen said Brighton and Burnley have similar budgets :o Nobody in this League has a similar budget to us, maybe some League One teams.. :D Unfortunately typical of the modern pundit. They don't do any research, rely on the fact that they were big name players and turn up, in hi...
by welsbyswife
Wed Nov 04, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Results on 20th March 1965
Replies: 21
Views: 651

Re: Results on 20th March 1965

Interesting how things change over time. You don't often see the half time score in brackets these days but we now get the actual time of the goals associated with each scorer. I presume it was harder to put all that type of data together in those days.
by welsbyswife
Fri Oct 30, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dopplegangers
Replies: 3
Views: 432

Dopplegangers

If Nick Pope got his front teeth sorted he'd be a dead spit of Max Verstappen!
by welsbyswife
Fri Oct 30, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dele Alli
Replies: 22
Views: 2055

Re: Dele Alli

Prick list candidate and I find it enjoyable to see him struggling. So full of himself when things were going well.
by welsbyswife
Tue Oct 20, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Arsenal Stadium Mystery for Aliens
Replies: 25
Views: 837

Re: The Arsenal Stadium Mystery for Aliens

Pstotto has been reading Graham Hancock. Spoof mystical alignments. Some people make a good living out of this nonsense.
by welsbyswife
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Stephens is finally a Claret
Replies: 70
Views: 4686

Re: ARTICLE: Stephens is finally a Claret

Great news. Welcome to Burnley Dale.
by welsbyswife
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 507390

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Define "premier league player". There's no set standard. He's a footballer who has so far played well in the premier league. It's not a different sport in the premier league. All footballers have good and bad games. Players who have played at that level for years can have a shocker. "Raw at this lev...
by welsbyswife
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 507390

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Certainly hasn't looked any more raw than anyone else in the side since he has been playing. One of our better performers recently. Like I said before, just a lazy throw away line to say "raw at this level".
by welsbyswife
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 507390

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Good footballer. Nothing raw about him.
by welsbyswife
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 507390

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Rileybobs wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:12 pm
He still looks very raw at this level, in my opinion.
Clearly very raw.
by welsbyswife
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 507390

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

People talk some nonsense. "Looks raw at this level". Based on what? Lazy thing to say. Ok, the standard is higher but it's not a different sport. The lad knows how to play and you don't just lose that because you step up a league.
by welsbyswife
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vivary Way
Replies: 21
Views: 2090

Re: Vivary Way

Red Fox Rocks Socks wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:46 pm
They’ll just go on the other carriageway and cut across
Over the top of the crash barrier?
by welsbyswife
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Should Tracy Emin now reveal...
Replies: 15
Views: 1153

Re: 'Should Tracy Emin now reveal...

Ofqual are investigating.
by welsbyswife
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Should Tracy Emin now reveal...
Replies: 15
Views: 1153

Re: 'Should Tracy Emin now reveal...

You're missing the point. I'd love to provide a thesis but am being prevented due to sloppiness in the way the question is framed.
by welsbyswife
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Should Tracy Emin now reveal...
Replies: 15
Views: 1153

Re: 'Should Tracy Emin now reveal...

It's hard to answer a question when key pieces of information are missing. You ask us to compare her to the face of genius but without any idea who or what we are comparing it's like comparing apples with pears. Pointless.
by welsbyswife
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spider advice
Replies: 28
Views: 1570

Re: Spider advice

Cheshireclaret wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:31 pm
We had one in our garden a few weeks ago. It pushed a pineapple, shook a tree and ground some coffee. Extraordinary.
Best post I have seen on here for a long time!!
by welsbyswife
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Should Tracy Emin now reveal...
Replies: 15
Views: 1153

Re: 'Should Tracy Emin now reveal...

When you say in the face of genius who are you referring to?
by welsbyswife
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vivary Way
Replies: 21
Views: 2090

Re: Vivary Way

Can't see that million pounds making much difference to be honest looking at the list of what they are planning to do.
by welsbyswife
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vivary Way
Replies: 21
Views: 2090

Re: Vivary Way

I remember as a kid that the houses in Winewall had planning blight because the planned route of a trans pennine motorway cut through the south valley of Colne. Became quite hippyfied as a result of the cheap prices. I've seen plans of the proposed scheme. Would have cut a massive scar through some ...
by welsbyswife
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Demarai Gray
Replies: 24
Views: 4507

Re: Demarai Gray

Depends what you call a good player. One that looks good in the eye with a few tricks and step overs or one who actually has an end product and affects the game. I'd put Gray in the former. Headless chicken.
by welsbyswife
Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pickford in goal for England
Replies: 215
Views: 7095

Re: Pickford in goal for England

TheFamilyCat wrote:
Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:00 pm
That has to be the worst English XI since the Carlton Palmer era.
Geoff Thomas and Andy Sinton would be a shoe in 😄.
by welsbyswife
Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 507390

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Us older fans remember when we built a stand instead of a team We dont need improvement to the ground the away fans could be accommodated at the lower JHu cricket field end.This would give us two home ends . We give away fans a great view ,other teams tuck us out of the way at the sides. A great gr...
by welsbyswife
Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky Sports sacks...
Replies: 167
Views: 8036

Re: Sky Sports sacks...

Le Tissier was the worst for me. Lazy (albeit very talented) player and even lazier as a pundit. No research at all and knows nothing about players other than those at top clubs. Didn't mind charlie boy or Thompson but they have had a good run so can't complain. Objected to the tockenism of Alex Sco...
by welsbyswife
Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How do you like being cookied?
Replies: 31
Views: 1443

Re: How do you like being cookied?

It's very scary stuff. Even more scary is that my targeted adverts these days seem to be for gardening equipment, functional footwear and life insurance. I'm past my prime and those b*****ds know it.
by welsbyswife
Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Black Boy Pub.
Replies: 82
Views: 3487

Re: The Black Boy Pub.

I think I have message board tourette's. I see a thread title that is clearly aimed at bringing the numpties out to play but I can't help clicking on it, reading it and tutting my head at the comments. Ridiculous.
by welsbyswife
Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 507390

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Every season the transfer topic thread starts with people trying to limit it to serious rumours only with links. It soon descends into chaos with no one behaving according to the rules of the game. Very similar to the nation's response to Covid 19. Hopeless.
by welsbyswife
Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sir Alan Parker, director of Bugsy Malone and Evita, dies aged 76
Replies: 11
Views: 318

Re: Sir Alan Parker, director of Bugsy Malone and Evita, dies aged 76

Directed The Evacuees in 1974............an incredibly powerful film, an early version of schindlers list.....dare I say it I was at Rossall school with a fab guy, Paul Westerman who left school I think aged 16 and played a major role in that film as a Jewish evacuee.....he’s now a director in his ...
by welsbyswife
Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norman Whiteside auction
Replies: 15
Views: 1064

Re: Norman Whiteside auction

Scored a great goal in the cup final. Being a left footer I often tried to shape one into the far corner like that.....without the same success!!
by welsbyswife
Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thomas Frank
Replies: 65
Views: 3367

Re: Thomas Frank

Even sadder when you realise it but can't stop yourself ;)
by welsbyswife
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thomas Frank
Replies: 65
Views: 3367

Re: Thomas Frank

That’s why some come on here. The recent run has made it difficult for them. Let’s wait and see what this bloke does should they go up but I’d rather have a Wilder in our dug our than Frank. Plus they like to give themselves an ego boost by (in their own minds) trying to show how clever they are. T...
by welsbyswife
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your favourite time watching Burnley not at the game
Replies: 58
Views: 1743

Re: Your favourite time watching Burnley not at the game

When we played Chelsea a few years ago on the first match of the season we were away on holiday on the south coast near Bournemouth. Bad bit of planning that by the wife. Anyway I went along on my tod to the pub to watch because we had young kids so her indoors stayed with them. Fully expected to si...
by welsbyswife
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: John Jackson
Replies: 21
Views: 2453

Re: John Jackson

Not sure the collection buckets were in his tenure were they? The golden gate and all that fiasco were a few seasons later. At least he had a promotion during his time so it wasn't all bad. Downhill all the way from there though!
by welsbyswife
Thu Jul 16, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The cult of the manager
Replies: 14
Views: 1154

Re: The cult of the manager

Masterstroke by Sky letting the BBC have some live games. Just shows how poor they are. Embarrassing last night. Shocking match editing and Linekar gave the impression he was bored whitless just because there weren't many goals on show. Very poor coverage.
by welsbyswife
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Declan Rice the invisible footballer
Replies: 58
Views: 2627

Re: Declan Rice the invisible footballer

Don't get me started on Danny Rose. Quickly becoming the new Sol Campbell.
by welsbyswife
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Declan Rice the invisible footballer
Replies: 58
Views: 2627

Re: Declan Rice the invisible footballer

I think after the last 12 to 18 months he's allowed the odd quiet game without suggestion that he isn't worth an England spot.
by welsbyswife
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Cork
Replies: 32
Views: 2560

Re: Jack Cork

Still think Cork has plenty to offer but not sure he can play a full season at his age in a 4-4-2. Hell of a lot of work to get through so it's great to have Brownhill to slot in. Early days but I like the look of him in the middle more than Hendrick. SD never really had confidence in Hendrick in th...
by welsbyswife
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Declan Rice the invisible footballer
Replies: 58
Views: 2627

Re: Declan Rice the invisible footballer

boatshed bill wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:06 pm
Pickford, Rice and Stones....all off form but nailed on for England. Actually, what has sterling done lately?
The first 3 fair do's but you can't knock Sterling on current form.
by welsbyswife
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mason Greenwood
Replies: 18
Views: 1533

Re: Mason Greenwood

Let's hope for England's sake that he fulfils his potential. He looks a real prospect. Not just lethal but has a football brain as well.
by welsbyswife
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Declan Rice the invisible footballer
Replies: 58
Views: 2627

Re: Declan Rice the invisible footballer

Rice is like a West Ham version of Chris McCann. People keep telling me how good he is but I can't see it.
by welsbyswife
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Pardew
Replies: 26
Views: 2531

Re: Alan Pardew

😂🤣😂🤣
by welsbyswife
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Pardew
Replies: 26
Views: 2531

Re: Alan Pardew

For a manager who has had such success I'm always amazed how Alan has managed to remain so modest.
by welsbyswife
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: if the unthinkable happened - yes or no
Replies: 34
Views: 1575

Re: if the unthinkable happened - yes or no

I think Hughton would be a good bet. Plays a similar style to Dyche and has done well wherever he has been.