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by Rodleydave
Sun Jul 25, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Unsafe site
Replies: 22
Views: 2557

Re: Unsafe site

Bothered me too... OK now...many thanks to the boffins.
by Rodleydave
Sat Jul 24, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley depart for the USSR as Davis departs for Barnsley
Replies: 18
Views: 946

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley depart for the USSR as Davis departs for Barnsley

There's a very entertaining 3 pages about this trip int Roger Eli book.
by Rodleydave
Fri Jul 16, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley 2-7 Sheffield Wednesday
Replies: 72
Views: 3484

Re: Burnley 2-7 Sheffield Wednesday

Do you want the spiders that live in the box... ha ha my email is beehive thomas at aol dot com I did actually find a mouse once in a book box.
by Rodleydave
Fri Jul 16, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley 2-7 Sheffield Wednesday
Replies: 72
Views: 3484

Re: Burnley 2-7 Sheffield Wednesday

page 224 in It's Burnley Not Barcelona... the book of the daftest season in Burnley history... the book that has so many mistakes and typos..it is in the footie books Hall of Infamy... so many errors it is a collectors item... the book that put a publisher out of business... and I still have some in...
by Rodleydave
Mon Jul 05, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: John Bond disguised as steward
Replies: 53
Views: 3014

Re: John Bond disguised as steward

80% done Woking. The Derek Gill diaries of his time as a director are excellent. 60,000words of pure gold. Plus a very lengthy rarely seen interview with Bond about his time at BFC and all his regrets. And another lengthy one with John Jackson courtesy of Phil Whalley. There is a DVD to collect of h...
by Rodleydave
Mon Jul 05, 2021 10:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: John Bond disguised as steward
Replies: 53
Views: 3014

John Bond disguised as steward

Were you there... did you see it... a few words would be appreciated.
by Rodleydave
Fri May 07, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Crowned Champions of England
Replies: 7
Views: 597

Re: Burnley Crowned Champions of England

Mike's Boyle film is outstanding.
by Rodleydave
Fri Apr 30, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Retired, undefeated
Replies: 2
Views: 628

Re: ARTICLE: Retired, undefeated

If you can get to W18 cars in Colne, Paul is happy to sign and sell copies. Check he is in first.
by Rodleydave
Wed Apr 28, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bee Hole Wall collapsing
Replies: 19
Views: 2908

Re: Bee Hole Wall collapsing

Rmutt excellent many thanks
by Rodleydave
Wed Apr 28, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bee Hole Wall collapsing
Replies: 19
Views: 2908

Bee Hole Wall collapsing

Does anyone know anything about a wall collapsing at the Bee Hole End sometime in the 50s.
by Rodleydave
Sun Apr 25, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Paul Weller book
Replies: 7
Views: 923

Re: The Paul Weller book

Yes it is in club shop.
by Rodleydave
Sun Apr 25, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Paul Weller book
Replies: 7
Views: 923

Re: The Paul Weller book

MikeS yes from Paul, contact him and just collect from him. have a gander at the cars while you are there. And then a coffee at Tubbs.
by Rodleydave
Sun Apr 25, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Paul Weller book
Replies: 7
Views: 923

The Paul Weller book

Paul is donating his proceeds for the book to the Gary Parkinson Trust.
You can contact him via twitter or call in and collect at W18 Cars in Colne @paulweller18
by Rodleydave
Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trying to contact Andrew Haworth
Replies: 16
Views: 2357

Re: Trying to contact Andrew Haworth

posted on FB and twitter... a very elusive fellow...
by Rodleydave
Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trying to contact Andrew Haworth
Replies: 16
Views: 2357

Trying to contact Andrew Haworth

Alas the Paul Weller book that he received from Amazon had a torn cover so would like him to contact me if he is a UTC member.
beehive thomas at aol dot com
by Rodleydave
Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lenny Johnrose Ice Foot Challenge
Replies: 5
Views: 845

Re: Lenny Johnrose Ice Foot Challenge

Dean West did a great job as commentator and mine host on BBC Breakfast
by Rodleydave
Tue Mar 23, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Darkest Secret
Replies: 59
Views: 3304

Re: Paul Stewart

The point is made in the Paul Weller book that if a player is having a poor game nobody knows except himself what state he is in, what mental state he is suffering, things that are troubling him, ranging from a bad night with a toddler to the burden that Paul Stewart carried for all of his career. M...
by Rodleydave
Sun Mar 21, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paul Weller - Pie and a Pint Podcast
Replies: 68
Views: 3305

Re: Paul Weller - Pie and a Pint Podcast

Worked with Paul over a year on the book. There isn't an ounce of arrogance in him.
by Rodleydave
Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton final thoughts
Replies: 18
Views: 2166

Re: Everton final thoughts

And McNeil's goal was a mirror almost of the Brian Pilkington goal against Hamburg in 1961, on the Turf Moor mudbath pitch.
So similar but on opposite sides of the pitch.
by Rodleydave
Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The New Paul Weller Book
Replies: 36
Views: 2580

Re: ARTICLE: The New Paul Weller Book

huw.Y good advice I think.
by Rodleydave
Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The New Paul Weller Book
Replies: 36
Views: 2580

Re: ARTICLE: The New Paul Weller Book

try page 240 Woodleyclaret about managers selecting players when they are clearly not fit after injury.
by Rodleydave
Wed Mar 10, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The New Paul Weller Book
Replies: 36
Views: 2580

Re: ARTICLE: The New Paul Weller Book

Woodleyclaret... as the bloke who wrote the book with him I really ought to keep out of it, but your comment is crass, disrespectful, and inaccurate. Him, West and Little at their best were a treat to watch together. If he was so poor (in your opinion) tell me how he was Supporters Player of the Sea...
by Rodleydave
Tue Mar 09, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So who thinks we will win at Goodison
Replies: 48
Views: 3000

Re: So who thinks we will win at Goodison

1-1 again
by Rodleydave
Tue Mar 09, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The New Paul Weller Book
Replies: 36
Views: 2580

Re: ARTICLE: The New Paul Weller Book

Paul is also taking orders via contacting him on twitter.
by Rodleydave
Tue Mar 09, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The New Paul Weller Book
Replies: 36
Views: 2580

Re: ARTICLE: The New Paul Weller Book

Ben there's a cheaper one on Kindle.
PB prob a while away and only if it sells out.
by Rodleydave
Tue Mar 09, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The New Paul Weller Book
Replies: 36
Views: 2580

Re: ARTICLE: The New Paul Weller Book

Huw email me... beehive thomas @ aol dot com
by Rodleydave
Tue Mar 09, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The New Paul Weller Book
Replies: 36
Views: 2580

Re: ARTICLE: The New Paul Weller Book

Promise you...its full of great stories.
by Rodleydave
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Oshkosh
Replies: 0
Views: 305

FAO Oshkosh

I am addicted to American Pickers...for the uninitiated where two guys drive round looking for memorabilia, antiques, cars, bikes etc and rummage through old farms and barns.
The last one I saw was at the Air Museum in Oshkosh.
Wow that was some place.
by Rodleydave
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: An End of Innocence
Replies: 11
Views: 1442

Re: ARTICLE: An End of Innocence

Dipped into an advance copy. You will not be disappoointed. Tim looks at all the key points and moments through the featured decades.
by Rodleydave
Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: A fantastic day at the Palace
Replies: 30
Views: 1273

Re: REPORT: A fantastic day at the Palace

Claret re the Elder signed book... priceless...
by Rodleydave
Wed Feb 10, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Another inglorious cup exit
Replies: 81
Views: 3336

Re: REPORT: Another inglorious cup exit

What emerged was that our 'reserves' just aren't good enough. It was appalling and the only consolation was being spared the 40 miles each way from Leeds. We have a very small number of top quality players carrying the average rest. If all of them are at the top of their game we can grind out result...
by Rodleydave
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 9130
Views: 638712

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Re the London Clarets Mag... it's a superb mag and a superb article by Chester. Subscribe to London Clarets and you get the mag 6 times a year.
An ongoing history of the club and anyone who has the complete collection that goes back years has a superb resource and club history.
by Rodleydave
Fri Jan 29, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Number sequence - for Year Four children (8 and 9yrs)
Replies: 51
Views: 1476

Re: Number sequence - for Year Four children (8 and 9yrs)

5 add 6 add 14 = 25
25 minus 1 = 24
So next one is 6 + 14+ 24 minus 1 =

Whether that is the bang on right way I have no idea but I used to be intelligent. Now I'm not so sure.
by Rodleydave
Mon Jan 18, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Drinkwater makes Turkey move
Replies: 34
Views: 2304

Re: ARTICLE: Drinkwater makes Turkey move

How do you make a turkey move...stick a fork in it...
by Rodleydave
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ai Scout App
Replies: 59
Views: 3168

Re: Ai Scout App

Where does money come into it?
by Rodleydave
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 9130
Views: 638712

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

There are clearly a handful of guys on this thread that know their way round the way finances are set up. Fascinating and educational to read their stuff. When Pace refers to the Athletic article being untrue, my guess is he is referring to the actual figures. The mechanics of the deal and where the...
by Rodleydave
Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC books- I never realised there was so many
Replies: 17
Views: 994

Re: BFC books- I never realised there was so many

The Paul Weller book has more stories per square inch than most other football book I have read... and some of them absolute crackers.
by Rodleydave
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Takeover financing
Replies: 41
Views: 3238

Re: Takeover financing

It was the Telegraph yesterday that reported that MG would make £85million (over time). He has made some serious money...but £85million? I'm wondering if ALK borrowed the money is it now the club debt or ALK? How much did they borrow? How and when does it have to paid back? Who services the loan? Ho...
by Rodleydave
Thu Dec 31, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC books- I never realised there was so many
Replies: 17
Views: 994

Re: BFC books- I never realised there was so many

The Lenny Johnrose book by the way is outstanding.
by Rodleydave
Thu Dec 31, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC books- I never realised there was so many
Replies: 17
Views: 994

Re: BFC books- I never realised there was so many

Cleggy don't forget I educated Dean West... bright lad. And best wishes to you as well.
by Rodleydave
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC books- I never realised there was so many
Replies: 17
Views: 994

Re: BFC books- I never realised there was so many

er I have a garage full of unsold titles... some of them prop up the car and others a wobbly chest of drawers...
by Rodleydave
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barry Kilby and the departing directors
Replies: 84
Views: 5330

Re: Barry Kilby and the departing directors

The new board... Alan Pace, Mike Garlick, John B...
Do Pace's associates Mike Smith and Stuart Hunt also join the board?
by Rodleydave
Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barry Kilby and the departing directors
Replies: 84
Views: 5330

Re: Barry Kilby and the departing directors

Dave Thomas does indeed still post on here I think, he has just finished one book and has just started one about the John Bond period. But yes indeed a Clive book if he spilled a few beans and uncovered all the skeletons would be very illuminating.
by Rodleydave
Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barry Kilby and the departing directors
Replies: 84
Views: 5330

Re: Barry Kilby and the departing directors

Clive too...big loss... he knows where every skeleton is buried at the club... and it was he that oversaw the building of the two new stands and questioned every penny that the contractors overcharged.
by Rodleydave
Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barry Kilby and the departing directors
Replies: 84
Views: 5330

Re: Barry Kilby and the departing directors

A big memory for me... sitting int chairman's room eating a fish and chip lunch with BK and Tony discussing the relative merits of the Bread Bin Stand or the Football University when they were at ideas stage. My two penn'worth was to say I wouldn't risk money on the Football University... so that sh...
by Rodleydave
Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The wait is over - ALK Capital buy Burnley FC
Replies: 219
Views: 10316

Re: The wait is over - ALK Capital buy Burnley FC

ah didn't realise they had sold ALL their shares.
by Rodleydave
Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The wait is over - ALK Capital buy Burnley FC
Replies: 219
Views: 10316

Re: The wait is over - ALK Capital buy Burnley FC

Just wondering why 5 directors have immediately resigned.
And if ALK have used borrowed money who pays the interest?
by Rodleydave
Sun Dec 27, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Elland Road pitch
Replies: 11
Views: 1079

Re: Elland Road pitch

Some non stop horrendous rain in Leeds last 48hours. Must have been like playing on porridge.