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by Goddy
Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Game going ahead?
Replies: 84
Views: 5949

Re: Game going ahead?

Thanks for the updates as well as the 'postponements nostalgia'.

Mrs G a bit nervous about the journey but stuff it, we'll be there.....
by Goddy
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: One for the over-50s....
Replies: 19
Views: 1994

One for the over-50s....

...and for the young uns to see what us oldies are going on about when we look back fondly at some of the greats who've played for the Clarets

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrEnwoVeFEU" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Goddy
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Game going ahead?
Replies: 84
Views: 5949

Re: Game going ahead?

PS Will bring orange ball with me, just in case.......
by Goddy
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Game going ahead?
Replies: 84
Views: 5949

Re: Game going ahead?

Thanks guys. Think we'll take our chances. Worst case scenario (I hope) is snowed in, in the pub for the weekend!!
by Goddy
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Game going ahead?
Replies: 84
Views: 5949

Game going ahead?

Right - setting off from Nottingham, oop north, on Friday morning and staying over for the match (all, in theory i.e. the travel and the game) Any early thoughts/info on whether the game is likely to be in danger of being called off? (If it is, will just go on pub crawl round Waddington if we manage...
by Goddy
Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 17
Views: 2211

Re: MOTD

...and the 'pundits' (ha ha) focused on the two least controversial decisions. Not convinced there was a foul on Long and I didn't even begin to consider a handball by Barnes. The foul on Barnes at the end , however.......and the handball by their keeper with the ref close by with unobstructed view....
by Goddy
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thunderstruck and Gobsmacked
Replies: 139
Views: 10295

Re: Thunderstruck and Gobsmacked

Such sad news. The human spirit is an amazing thing. I hope you have lots of spirit and fight in you CC, and you can defy the medics and defy that awful disease for as long as possible.

Whatever love and peace to you.my heart goes out to you.

As someone else said further up the thread....UTCC
by Goddy
Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2017/2018
Replies: 253
Views: 26511

Re: Magic Numbers 2017/2018

Nice one, Clarets4me. So, looks like 35 points will be enough to stay up (whether you look at the extrapolation from the current table or the last 6 or 10 games), although 34 points also likely to be enough to avoid relegation. Can't now reduce 3 teams to zero on magic numbers until after game 30, a...
by Goddy
Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2017/2018
Replies: 253
Views: 26511

Re: Magic Numbers 2017/2018

Looking at the past ten seasons the average points for seventh place was 59 or 61 for the past five seasons. There's quite a spread with the lowest being 53 and highest 64. I only looked at the last 4 or 5 seasons, aggi, before I got bored ;) I think the range there was around 60-64 points but I'll...
by Goddy
Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where's Redbeard?
Replies: 5
Views: 1042

Re: Where's Redbeard?

Sidney1st wrote:Anyone know what happened to Redbeard?
Is he ok or just not posting?
...and Fretters...and Holycustard.....who both only make very fleeting returns to the board these days.....?
by Goddy
Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2017/2018
Replies: 253
Views: 26511

Re: Magic Numbers 2017/2018

Week 22 now fully complete..... https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1LqVX-L4iUO651RioRriLEqXKKTtfyJdA1T5lm5xWGHs/htmlview# A few things strike me about that spreadsheet; 1. Despite our recent lack of points (don't think our form is that bad - just playing some top teams), the extrapolated tables...
by Goddy
Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Buses tomorrow
Replies: 16
Views: 1412

Re: Buses tomorrow

Goddy - I think that I may have been given duff info and have just found on Transdev's website that they have no services on NYD. I apologise if I was wrong. They could help with being a little more visible with their times etc. Hey - no worries Ty. As I said earlier, I appreciate the info (and fro...
by Goddy
Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Buses tomorrow
Replies: 16
Views: 1412

Re: Buses tomorrow

I was sure the buses have not run on New Years Day, the information at this link seems to confirm that; http://www.lancashirebus.co.uk/news.jsp?newsID=2159" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Got the link from twitter https://twitter.com/burnleybuses" onclick="window.open(this.href);retu...
by Goddy
Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Buses tomorrow
Replies: 16
Views: 1412

Re: Buses tomorrow

tybfc wrote:The buses are on a Sunday service.

See the link for the times.

http://www.lancashirebus.co.uk/cmsUploa ... /m2-tt.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Nice one - thanks Ty, appreciated
by Goddy
Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Buses tomorrow
Replies: 16
Views: 1412

Buses tomorrow

Driving up from the Midlands tomorrow for the game and staying over round Clitheroe.

Is the bus service from Clitheroe to Burnley (the M2) running tomorrow, could anyone tell me? Mixed message after an online search, before anyone asks.

Thanks
by Goddy
Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three match ban for Tarkowski
Replies: 108
Views: 7875

Re: Three match ban for Tarkowski

6th in the Premier League the last time I looked - don't think we've got much wrong, just had a bad run with defenders in the last few weeks ...and to be fair, despite all the difficulties we've had with injuries, how many have we conceded in recent weeks? Siege mentality now...whilst I don't parti...
by Goddy
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Searching for a word - help required
Replies: 18
Views: 1253

Re: Searching for a word - help required

Inefficient
Efficient
by Goddy
Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2017/2018
Replies: 253
Views: 26511

Re: Magic Numbers 2017/2018

Don't mean to put a commentator's curse on things here, but do we need this focus on the teams at the bottom. Maybe we could post the teams at the top, as well, given the way we're performing and pushing, as unlikely as it seems, for a European place. (I know the full list is available on the spread...
by Goddy
Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle v Leicester
Replies: 22
Views: 1665

Re: Newcastle v Leicester

jedi_master wrote:Happy to say I cashed out at 1-0 for £137.
Phew - thought I'd jinxed you, for a mo, there!!
by Goddy
Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle v Leicester
Replies: 22
Views: 1665

Re: Newcastle v Leicester

Beers on you, then, jedi.....??

Magpies 1-0 Foxes
by Goddy
Tue Nov 28, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal Fans
Replies: 19
Views: 2731

Re: Arsenal Fans

djt2006 wrote:Like the John Thompson character from the Fast Show ... Brilliant parody of an Arsenal supporter.
Here you go.....SOCCER!!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79QDhBtmDdk" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Goddy
Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2017/2018
Replies: 253
Views: 26511

Re: Magic Numbers 2017/2018

After such a frustrating day, it's helpful to be reminded that the bottom three have moved nearer to zero i.e. we are still heading towards safety at a rate of knots.
by Goddy
Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The little word that is SO irritating
Replies: 53
Views: 3739

Re: The little word that is SO irritating

Right you Guys, what can I get you guys to drink,? wwhen in a nice bar or eatery gets on my t1ts. Especially when dining with the Mrs. I'm not too arsed about the teenage lad behind the bar at the local, but when eating out with the wife, come on, have some manners. (Says bar person type) "A beer, ...
by Goddy
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The little word that is SO irritating
Replies: 53
Views: 3739

Re: The little word that is SO irritating

"I fink"
"Good to get the free points" (that's a number, not a gift....although could be both I suppose?!)

I don't fink so many thootballers have speech impediments - just laziness, perhaps, or is it considered a bit posh to say 'th'?
by Goddy
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2017/2018
Replies: 253
Views: 26511

Re: Magic Numbers 2017/2018

Newcastle, Southampton, WBA and, of course, the current bottom 3 are the teams that should be concerned, going on how things are changing from the 6-game form compared to the 10-game form. Unless those teams notch another victory soon they could well find themselves in the soft and sticky (if they a...
by Goddy
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2017/2018
Replies: 253
Views: 26511

Re: Magic Numbers 2017/2018

So we are reducing the magic numbers by around 3.7 points per game (against the current third bottom club in the table).

At this rate safety should be around game 30-31.
by Goddy
Sun Oct 29, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2017/2018
Replies: 253
Views: 26511

Re: Magic Numbers 2017/2018

Unless Everton come storming back with 20 mins to go (as I write), the magic numbers are looking like this....before we play Newcastle!!! If we get any points from the Newcastle game knock those off the magic numbers, below, for the up to date picture after Round 10 matches have been completed. Swan...
by Goddy
Sun Oct 29, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keane Dropped
Replies: 51
Views: 5770

Re: Keane Dropped

fidelcastro wrote:Judging from what I've seen, I'd say poorly. :oops:
Porous?
by Goddy
Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2017/2018
Replies: 253
Views: 26511

Re: Magic Numbers 2017/2018

Magic numbers dropping by 4 points (or more) for the bottom 4 teams. At this rate, safety should be somewhere around game 28 or 29.
by Goddy
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2017/2018
Replies: 253
Views: 26511

Re: Magic Numbers 2017/2018

The magic numbers continue to drop at about 4 points per game. Still on for safety after game 29 (which is Everton at home, for those that are interested).............
by Goddy
Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Almost a sixth of the way through...
Replies: 3
Views: 484

Almost a sixth of the way through...

....the season and, looking at the table, just wondering about thoughts on how representative the current table might be of where things will end up at the end of the season? For me, from Swansea down, doesn't look too far from those who might make up the bottom 3. That being said, there's usually o...
by Goddy
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2017/2018
Replies: 253
Views: 26511

Re: Magic Numbers 2017/2018

So. everyone's magic number at the start of the season is 114 (i.e. 38 games x 3 points per game and no-one with any points on the board). Interesting that, even at this very early stage of the season, the magic numbers for B'mouth and Palace have dropped to 95....that's a massive (almost) 5 points ...
by Goddy
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Am I allowed to post this?
Replies: 79
Views: 7218

Re: Am I allowed to post this?

Absolutely fantastic....well done to all in the ty household.

Hope your boys go on to great success and happiness in whatever they choose to do. Sounds like you've given them both a great start in life when, I guess, it could have been so different for them.

Chapeau!
by Goddy
Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goal of the weekend...get voting
Replies: 32
Views: 2524

Re: Goal of the weekend...get voting

Just voted.

Wardy still on 34% - Rooney back down to 26%

Keep voting!
by Goddy
Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gareth Thomas: Hate in the beautiful game
Replies: 65
Views: 7032

Re: Gareth Thomas: Hate in the beautiful game

aggi wrote:Well the Burnley fans today illustrated that there is still a lot of progress that needs to be made.
Agreed, aggi. That was the only (but quite damning) blot on the landscape on what was an otherwise truly fantastic day. :(
by Goddy
Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 37
Views: 13521

Re: Chelsea v Burnley - Player Ratings

Heaton - 8 fantastic save and generally solid
Lowton - 8
Tarkowski - 7
Mee - 8
Ward - 8
Gudmundsson - 7
Hendrick - 7
Cork - 8
Defour - 10 for that first half alone. Wondrous
Brady - 8
Vokes - 9

subs

Walters - 7
Arfield - 6
by Goddy
Wed Aug 02, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's the average salary of a test cricketer?
Replies: 6
Views: 1057

Re: What's the average salary of a test cricketer?

In answer to the op question........plenty. Stuart Broad lives half a mile from me in a pretty large place (just a little more palatial than my modest gaff) and I have witnessed Alex Hales roaring down the main drag in West Bridgford in his motor which looked more like the bat-mobile (and clearly di...
by Goddy
Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nottingham Forest v Burnley 2nd half
Replies: 39
Views: 6988

Re: Nottingham Forest v Burnley 2nd half

Looked like an og to me....
by Goddy
Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nottingham Forest v Burnley 2nd half
Replies: 39
Views: 6988

Re: Nottingham Forest v Burnley 2nd half

Cork looked like he had all the time in the world - class act. Was it just me that thought Tarks (and to a lesser extent Ben Mee) had put a bit of timber on? As for Gray. He was truly awful for pretty much the entire time he was on the pitch. Still, he scored so, arguably who cares what else he does...
by Goddy
Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nottingham Forest v Burnley 2nd half
Replies: 39
Views: 6988

Re: Nottingham Forest v Burnley 2nd half

Summit - it looked a bit like 4123 when we were attacking or pressing high up and more like 4141 when defending (not that I'm an expert on these things). I also thought Defour was given some licence to play across the midfield. In the first half he seemed to pop up all over the pitch and was always ...
by Goddy
Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley agree Taylor fee
Replies: 31
Views: 3887

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley agree Taylor fee

cutsy123 wrote:4.3 mill it was
Confirmed next Monday? ;)
by Goddy
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC stars' pay to be revealed
Replies: 296
Views: 15152

Re: BBC stars' pay to be revealed

Really, all of this is none of our business but, whilst it's out there, I give you Alan Shearer on +£400k. (Chortle)
by Goddy
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bradley Lowery has passed away
Replies: 77
Views: 8286

Re: Bradley Lowery has passed away

More than a tear in my eye.

Brave lad; fantastically supportive, dignified and loving family.

Just so sad - heaven's gain.

Be at peace, Bradley
by Goddy
Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Taylor in talks
Replies: 499
Views: 56315

Re: Charlie Taylor in talks

Chris Boden's twitter account...but looks like it's still not 'over the line' (as the latest cliche goes). I wouldn't believe it until CT's piece about him signing is published.
by Goddy
Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: British & Irish Lions 1st Test
Replies: 28
Views: 2566

Re: British & Irish Lions 1st Test

No spoiler from me other than to say what a fantastic game of rugby this is!
by Goddy
Thu Jun 15, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bidding war for £25m-rated Michael Keane
Replies: 272
Views: 30838

Re: Bidding war for £25m-rated Michael Keane

Think Trips (and/or his agent) insisted on a release clause of £3.5 m as part of the deal for signing a contract extension. Not the club's fault that he went for that money....it's the best we could negotiate, as far as I'm aware.......... (The alternative was for him to run his contract down and le...
by Goddy
Mon May 29, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche ------->Palace
Replies: 1507
Views: 157709

Re: Dyche ------->Palace

Dyche now out to 7-1 with Monk still odds on......
by Goddy
Mon May 29, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 3rd ODI - England v South Africa
Replies: 13
Views: 1524

Re: 3rd ODI - England v South Africa

Cracking partnership of 19 for the seventh wicket.....and counting. 8-)
by Goddy
Mon May 29, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: John Noakes RIP
Replies: 18
Views: 2180

Re: John Noakes RIP

Just heard on the news. Sad times.

RIP
by Goddy
Mon May 29, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Huddersfield or Reading
Replies: 149
Views: 9085

Re: Huddersfield or Reading

'Udds every time. A mate of mine is a big fan and beside himself with excitement about today.

Also, more likely to go down again than Reading and, should SD move on, we could do worse than Japp Stam as next manager should the Terriers get promoted