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by edlass
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New away kit
Replies: 102
Views: 3805

Re: New away kit

Selby Claret wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:10 pm
Anyone else want another two bits of white piping to finish off the collar and shoulder.....
I think that it might be blue piping, its not that clear but i think the opposite is claret on the other sides, but it does just look like unfinished white :D
by edlass
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Favourite Tea / Coffee / Soft Drink?
Replies: 35
Views: 618

Re: Favourite Tea / Coffee / Soft Drink?

Pepsi max for me, i spend a silly amount on the stuff and I buy it in bulk from Costco so technically getting it at a good price but i drink WAAAAY to much. Its so normal now that a "treat" is getting the cherry one. I must clear at least 3 litres a day.

Help
by edlass
Tue Sep 01, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Preston buy Wigan training ground
Replies: 13
Views: 1885

Re: Preston buy Wigan training ground

The real story here is that the club has still not been sold amid reports that potential buyers are unhappy that all the assets keep being sold off during the negotiation - particularly first team players. The administrators had said the deadline was yesterday, it is not looking good for Wigan - ho...
by edlass
Fri Aug 28, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vinnicombe 6, Cooke 17, Nogan 69, Francis 79
Replies: 25
Views: 1684

Re: Vinnicombe 6, Cooke 17, Nogan 69, Francis 79

This was one of my earliest matches. There were some lads stood behind me and my Dad chanting "Mullen out" when they scored and "Mullen in" when we did. I had absolutely no idea what that meant but I just knew I was having loads of fun!
by edlass
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The rise of Joey Barton
Replies: 24
Views: 2479

Re: The rise of Joey Barton

If i was a Fleetwood fan looking at the table this morning i would be thinking about automatics!
by edlass
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 5310
Views: 371703

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

@KieranMaguire reveals The Price of VAR - In the FA cup at least = not sure too many of those clubs want to have that again - poor Shrewsbury lose an estimated £500k because Liverpool sent their team on holiday, have to pay for a system that controversially (to some) ruled a goal out and then get d...
by edlass
Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Better to be a Burnley Supporter
Replies: 30
Views: 2501

Re: Better to be a Burnley Supporter

Its definitely better to be a Burnley supporter. But i wouldn't mind giving winning every game a go, perhaps just for a couple of championships, maybe an FA cup or two. I'm not complaining though!
by edlass
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The old Calder Vale ground ....
Replies: 40
Views: 3051

Re: The old Calder Vale ground ....

Am i right to think that this wouldn't have been any kind of stadium? Just a patch of land where they chased the "leather" and people came to watch round the edges?
by edlass
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 102
Views: 3732

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

When i really think about it doesn't seem to matter to me. As a fan right now i want to be safe, i worry about being relegated, i am annoyed when we get knocked out of cups and that the FA cup is now an inconvenience. But.... Really, right now i am looking forward to the Arsenal game, i hope we win ...
by edlass
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jayrod or Robbie...Which Was The Best Goal Against United?
Replies: 51
Views: 1973

Re: Jayrod or Robbie...Which Was The Best Goal Against United?

Its like a meal you love but you don't have it all the time (because its so special), each time you have it it tastes the best. The Jay goal tastes so amazing because we've not had it for a while and we have it right now! Blakes is the same. They are both the best somehow!
by edlass
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal & Sheffield Utd
Replies: 1
Views: 550

Re: Arsenal & Sheffield Utd

That would be something wouldn't it? Winning at Old Trafford and beating arsenal in the same season, in consecutive prem matches even! I would say it would be the icing on the cake, but that's still in the oven until we are safe!
by edlass
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: No TV cameras or Welsh music for cup tie
Replies: 28
Views: 1461

Re: ARTICLE: No TV cameras or Welsh music for cup tie

Wow 12,000 away fans, that's a lot isn't it? I wish i knew the FA cup like that!

I love the frank post match interviews from the manager.
by edlass
Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Claret Blues
Replies: 0
Views: 332

Claret Blues

I got the book 'From Orient to the Emirates' at Christmas and I've just started reading it. (Don't worry its not a thread about how good we've got it!) I'm hooked and I've just got to the part where the film "Claret Blues" was shown by channel 4 in 1989. It sounded bad in the book but I hadn't heard...
by edlass
Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 18 Thousand Strong Home Support Dropping
Replies: 79
Views: 4016

Re: 18 Thousand Strong Home Support Dropping

It seems like i agree with most people's posts when it comes to: -Novelty wearing off -No rivalries to look forward to -Glass Ceiling -Style of our football -State of all football in general And yet for some reason I really don't want to get relegated?! By Wednesday i'm looking forward to the next m...
by edlass
Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 0-5 v Gillingham and 0-6 v City
Replies: 65
Views: 2405

Re: 0-5 v Gillingham and 0-6 v City

I went to these two as a kid and the City match i remember walking up the steps and seeing across to a full cricket field stand for the first time ever (I'd been going for about 3 or 4 seasons at this point, even Preston and Blackpool didn't fill it) and i just knew it wasn't going to go well. Then ...
by edlass
Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: first objective looking good!
Replies: 15
Views: 1297

Re: first objective looking good!

6th out of 91!
by edlass
Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 5310
Views: 371703

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

What do we think of the price of football podcast? I love it except it doesn't seem long enough to really get into the meat of any subject so I'm usually left wanting more. I thought the instance of the player questioning his new agents fees was brilliant story and how he hadn't realised that in his...
by edlass
Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Opening Day Thrashings
Replies: 42
Views: 1369

Re: Opening Day Thrashings

Burnley 1-3 Brighton in 02/03. We'd just had two great seasons since coming up to Div 1 and then in the opening game of this one we played newly promoted Brighton (who were singing that they were back but they went down). We were 3-0 down too until the last minute and Gnohere might even have been se...
by edlass
Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great headers
Replies: 50
Views: 1723

Re: Great headers

Just as an individual goal Andy Gray V Norwich when we won 4-1 at their place. It was on TV and the replay made it look even better, it seemed to curl in.
by edlass
Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I’m inclined to give up to football
Replies: 40
Views: 2291

Re: I’m inclined to give up to football

Its a tough one. Funnily enough the most disillusioned I have felt about football Is the season we finished 7th because as much as I battled the thought I still told myself that this was our limit. I've seen the best it will ever be if things stay the way there are in football. I hate it when City a...
by edlass
Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bamford at it again
Replies: 42
Views: 4010

Re: Bamford at it again

When Coleman got sent off the other day it was a correct decision but if McNeil landed on his feet and just rubbed his head better would he have been sent off? He had to lie on the floor for a few minutes. That big Villa lad tried it with Ben Mee too (is there a #metoo joke there somewhere) but did ...
by edlass
Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tubby Football Players
Replies: 67
Views: 2624

Re: Tubby Football Players

When I was a kid a player came on loan from City called Gerry Creaney, I am sure he scored quite a few goals in his spell but in my head I remember him being a bit larger.
by edlass
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton Villa
Replies: 50
Views: 7243

Re: Heaton Villa

Does anyone think Aston Villa will benefit from the fact he knows the club and players very well?

I am hoping it won't make a difference!
by edlass
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 5310
Views: 371703

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Kieran Maguire, a lecturer in football finance at the University of Liverpool, said: “We are seeing this more and more where clubs are looking for cash immediately, but of course it costs them a premium to do so.” What benefit is there to having actual cash but at a premium? I don't really know wha...
by edlass
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football manager
Replies: 13
Views: 967

Re: Football manager

I used to love championship manager 96/97 including the Italian leagues. I've not played football manager I must admit but tempted to get it on mobile. Anyone have any experience of the mobile one?
by edlass
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting from Vydra
Replies: 81
Views: 12615

Re: Interesting from Vydra

I think with Vydra it's the not knowing. I was excited when we signed him so for him to hardly feature and for no obvious reason just left me with a feeling I wasn't used to. I was excited about Defour and I know why he doesnt play. I was excited about Wood and Brady and now I know all about them bu...
by edlass
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andy Lonergan
Replies: 34
Views: 3660

Re: Andy Lonergan

Does anyone else remember Laws goofing around on the BBC set after the match? I am sure he walked right in front of the camera filming the hosts before they introduced him :D
by edlass
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Salford v Leeds
Replies: 36
Views: 5242

Re: Salford v Leeds

I'm from Salford and never felt like I was from Lancashire even though my Dad used to tell me Manchester was part of Lancashire, or used to be. I suppose its about as war of the roses as Man Utd v Leeds.

But it doesn't matter, its Leeds so I want Salford to win.
by edlass
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR ... is this the logic they will use
Replies: 71
Views: 8042

Re: VAR ... is this the logic they will use

My feeling isn't that the technology doesn't work, I think it's fine. I just hadn't even considered that a goal like that would be disallowed. I feel like when the rule was invented it was probably just to stop people "goal hanging"! But like I said they have to draw the line somewhere (literally). ...
by edlass
Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR ... is this the logic they will use
Replies: 71
Views: 8042

Re: VAR ... is this the logic they will use

I can't see that jesus gained anything from that positioning that an onside player wouldn't have had but I suppose they have to draw the line somewhere. I'm not sure how to improve it. Maybe make it all of the attackers body being ahead of all of the defender is offside like a goal or maybe that's t...
by edlass
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Songs that remind you of the Turf
Replies: 54
Views: 4808

Re: Songs that remind you of the Turf

I know its not a song, neither can it be heard on the radio but does anyone remember when the loud voice used to warn you to keep "gangways and emergency exits clear". As a kid it was almost frightening and I don't even know why.

As for songs Closer than Close and Simply the best always remind me.
by edlass
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HTFC - Home Kit
Replies: 122
Views: 8992

Re: And people thought ours was bad...

Just had a glance at their forum. It seems a lot of them think its a wind up, they are trending at 2 and 3 on twitter someone said so "its working". They also quote some rules and regulations about sponsorship size that would mean it cant be real and they expect the real one to be announced tonight....
by edlass
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where were you actually born
Replies: 199
Views: 12694

Re: Where were you actually born

Salford, only about 15/20 mins from Old Trafford actually. Should I have picked my local team instead?!
by edlass
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 5310
Views: 371703

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

That post from @AndyhHolt was inspired by a question from a Notts County supporter after it emerged yesterday that county have not paid players this month http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/eastmidlands/news/2026989-notts-county-staff-not-paid-for-june-say-reports" onclick="window.open(this.href);retur...
by edlass
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best Clarets Individual Goal On The Turf?
Replies: 60
Views: 6583

Re: Best Clarets Individual Goal On The Turf?

I enjoyed j Rod v forest. Plus an Andy Payton goal. I think against Wycombe where he had his back to goal. I suppose someone must have passed to him but he did the tough part!
by edlass
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What would Burnley Football Club be like if it was a member of the "Big Six"
Replies: 34
Views: 5208

Re: What would Burnley Football Club be like if it was a member of the "Big Six"

I still really don't understand the finance thing.

If there was a Bill Gates rich Burnley fan out there how would he put the money in without us failing FFP? Would it have to be a £1bn Microsoft sponsorship to hide it whilst we build the infrastructure to match? Buy the ground for £500m?
by edlass
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Nice friendly for Burnley’s
Replies: 15
Views: 1989

Re: ARTICLE: Nice friendly for Burnley’s

How much do pre-season friendlies tend to be?
by edlass
Fri May 24, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ten years this weekend
Replies: 63
Views: 5661

Re: Ten years this weekend

What a day that was. When we got back we watched the recording too. I remember feeling worried, as if the result might change if I watch it again. There was a part just after we scored when we all sang and the commentators stayed quiet, it was magical to watch back. Even though I had been there and ...
by edlass
Mon May 20, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 5310
Views: 371703

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

#1129 For Europe’s Soccer Chief, the Outrage Arrives in Waves A Champions League restructuring and a looming fight with Manchester City have UEFA’s Aleksander Ceferin sitting atop a soccer economy that feels as if it’s pulling itself apart. “Sometimes,” the UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said, “w...
by edlass
Tue May 14, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 5310
Views: 371703

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

I love the thread, I would definitely credit it with my increased interest in football finances. Although now when I talk to people about football I cant help myself but to turn it to the finances or start quoting losses but I think people like to stay ignorant to it all.
by edlass
Tue May 14, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 5310
Views: 371703

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

More on that Southampton shirt sponsor deal see post #1048 - there are going to be lots of questions (if only about the timing) https://www.scmp.com/sport/football/article/3010161/premier-league-southampton-sign-record-shirt-deal-ld-sports-who-are" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Simo...
by edlass
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff vs Chelsea
Replies: 215
Views: 9627

Re: Cardiff vs Chelsea

They might go to the Welsh FA and get the result overturned as a 2-1 win
by edlass
Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Efe Sodje jailed
Replies: 30
Views: 3631

Re: Efe Sodje jailed

At the time we thought the game shouldn't have even gone ahead as the ball kept stopping in puddles.
by edlass
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The magic that once was the FA Cup
Replies: 43
Views: 2706

Re: ARTICLE: The magic that once was the FA Cup

So when did the fans stop attending really, and what made them? The first FA cup final I remember was 1997 with Chelsea and Boro and it did still feel like a big deal although I was only a kid. But as long as I can remember unless it was a big game against a top tier side then it always seemed like ...
by edlass
Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: According to some Man City fans - re Eddie Howe
Replies: 17
Views: 3215

Re: According to some Man City fans - re Eddie Howe

I wonder what it's really like to be a city fan most of the time. I imagine when they score it must be the same as being an Andy Murray fan and cheering when he gets a point against an opponent with no arms. But really getting into it like "yeaah you've got no ******* arms you ******* yeeeaah"
by edlass
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Films. True stories. recommendations.
Replies: 80
Views: 4025

Re: Films. True stories. recommendations.

I love the pursuit of happyness. Story of Chris Gardner going from nothing to successful stock broker (played by will Smith) and the obstacles he has to overcome being a single dad and working for no pay etc. Really enjoyable.
by edlass
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tipping Point
Replies: 18
Views: 2195

Re: Tipping Point

I don't know why it bothers me but I find it annoying that they add sound effects to it.

As if we as humans couldn't cope with the chip laying down without that ping noise, or when the chip pushes some more chips they have to have that crunch sound, but its the same effect every time.
by edlass
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Profit without fans
Replies: 46
Views: 3407

Re: Profit without fans

in terms of younger people attending, or not being as interested, I worry sometimes that football is now just a list of statistics to bet against as a lot of young people just seem to care about both teams to score or how many corners. The actual bit where the football happens comes second. Watching...
by edlass
Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boreham Wood FC, standing up to.aggressive football agent.
Replies: 27
Views: 2647

Re: Boreham Wood FC, standing up to.aggressive football agent.

If I found out that the reason we hadn't signed any players so far was because we stood up to the same behaviour (with far more exaggerated money). Then I would be happy to keep the same team.

Does a player have to have an agent or can he read his own contract offer and negotiate himself?
by edlass
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most Embarrassing Burnley moment.
Replies: 98
Views: 7456

Re: Most Embarrassing Burnley moment.

I was only young so I am not sure of the score but I remember watching us get well beaten at home to Brentford in Div 2 in the late 90's (I think they were top of the league) and Carl Asaba ran past Mark Winstanley who did a strange forward roll attempt tackle on the wing and they proceeded to score...