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by ClaretTony
Thu Aug 11, 2022 9:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How worried are you re rising household costs?
Replies: 65
Views: 1866

Re: How worried are you re rising household costs?

PLEASE READ THE FIRST POST ON THIS THREAD BEFORE CONTRIBUTING - ALREADY A GOOD NUMBER OF POSTS HAVE BEEN REMOVED
by ClaretTony
Thu Aug 11, 2022 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2022/23: Watford v Burnley – Ticket Information
Replies: 111
Views: 3896

Re: 2022/23: Watford v Burnley – Ticket Information

The thing that annoys me most of all is that I called into the ticket office on Monday rather than buy online because I knew there wasn't much time if the ticket had to be posted out to me. However even though they had the tickets there, they wouldn't let me have it, saying that tickets have to be ...
by ClaretTony
Thu Aug 11, 2022 7:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Saint Tella becomes a Claret
Replies: 31
Views: 2684

Re: ARTICLE: Saint Tella becomes a Claret

bfcjg wrote:
Thu Aug 11, 2022 7:15 pm
Tony's laptop must be knackered😁
Overheating 🥵🥵🥵🥵
by ClaretTony
Thu Aug 11, 2022 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Saint Tella becomes a Claret
Replies: 31
Views: 2684

Re: ARTICLE: Saint Tella becomes a Claret

And I resisted using the word fortune
by ClaretTony
Thu Aug 11, 2022 6:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Big Wigan win as Under-21 league kicks off
Replies: 2
Views: 390

Re: ARTICLE: Big Wigan win as Under-21 league kicks off

I wonder if Josh Stones is the lad who was getting first team football at Guiseley last year as a 17 year old. My lad was in the England schoolboy trials with him at all 3 stages. I knew after the first trial that Josh would make the squad. Unfortunately my lad didn’t get beyond the final trial. Th...
by ClaretTony
Thu Aug 11, 2022 3:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche on Michael Calvin’s Podcast
Replies: 11
Views: 2086

Re: Dyche on Michael Calvin’s Podcast

Was half way through listening to this when my internet went down. I’ll give the last bit a listen later.
by ClaretTony
Thu Aug 11, 2022 3:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alfie mawson
Replies: 20
Views: 6095

Re: Alfie mawson

warksclaret wrote:
Thu Aug 11, 2022 3:18 pm
Played 50 games in a season for Wycombe around 8 years but never managed that with Fulham in 4 years. Presumably thats why he is back at Wycombe
Loads of injuries
by ClaretTony
Thu Aug 11, 2022 3:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2022/23: Watford v Burnley – Ticket Information
Replies: 111
Views: 3896

Re: 2022/23: Watford v Burnley – Ticket Information

I haven't received my ticket. I've been ringing for most of the day with no success. I've also emailed them but had no response. I've spoken to a guy called Duncan on reception who tried to put me through to the ticket office but he couldn't get a response from them either. This is without doubt a ...
by ClaretTony
Thu Aug 11, 2022 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2022/23: Shrewsbury Town v Burnley – Ticket Information
Replies: 6
Views: 433

Re: 2022/23: Shrewsbury Town v Burnley – Ticket Information

burnmark wrote:
Thu Aug 11, 2022 2:04 pm
Fair prices and excellent that u12 are free.
Adults & concessions same as the friendly too which is really good
by ClaretTony
Thu Aug 11, 2022 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2022/23: Watford v Burnley – Ticket Information
Replies: 111
Views: 3896

Re: 2022/23: Watford v Burnley – Ticket Information

My Watford tickets finally arrived today, franked yesterday. Strange that they took so long given that in previous seasons this is one thing where they were really good with tickets coming really quickly. New regime in the ticket office. In previous seasons, they've been posted out immediately but ...
by ClaretTony
Thu Aug 11, 2022 11:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2022/23: Watford v Burnley – Ticket Information
Replies: 111
Views: 3896

Re: 2022/23: Watford v Burnley – Ticket Information

For those who didn't order tickets - you can now pay on the day at Watford.
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 10:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Away and Third Strips
Replies: 30
Views: 2370

Re: Away and Third Strips

HahaYeah wrote:
Wed Aug 10, 2022 8:53 pm
Pink and black is a bit of a trend - so meh, I'll wait and see.

I suspect the other away kit will be sky blue / blue / blue or maybe a white top.
It’s blue & given the colour of the other two it will have to be Sky blue
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 10:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: League Cup Draw Thread
Replies: 76
Views: 5118

Re: League Cup Draw Thread

NickBFC wrote:
Wed Aug 10, 2022 10:21 pm
New ground for me so hoping to get tickets.
I doubt you'll have any problems with tickets
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 10:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: League Cup Draw Thread
Replies: 76
Views: 5118

Re: League Cup Draw Thread

So all the ground tickers didn't need to go to the friendly

Full draw at link with reference to our only previous League Cup tie against Shrewsbury in 1966

https://www.uptheclarets.com/away-draw- ... league-cup
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 8:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Rumours Thread - NO FINANCIAL DISCUSSION
Replies: 7220
Views: 604304

Re: Transfer Rumours Thread - NO FINANCIAL DISCUSSION

Darnhill Claret wrote:
Wed Aug 10, 2022 8:43 pm
CT saying there is more than a bit of speculation could mean more money than expected or don’t get your hopes up just yet.
No, it means the Tella info is more than just speculation.
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Rumours Thread - NO FINANCIAL DISCUSSION
Replies: 7220
Views: 604304

Re: Transfer Rumours Thread - NO FINANCIAL DISCUSSION

KlyBfc wrote:
Wed Aug 10, 2022 8:21 pm
CT is it expected to be a loan or a buy? Or can’t you say
?
I think it’s loan
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 7:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Rumours Thread - NO FINANCIAL DISCUSSION
Replies: 7220
Views: 604304

Re: Transfer Rumours Thread - NO FINANCIAL DISCUSSION

Pickles wrote:
Wed Aug 10, 2022 7:22 pm
"Burnley manager Vincent Kompany is set to beat a host of Championship competition to the signing of Southampton forward Nathan Tella in the race for promotion"

Mike McGrath, Daily Telegraph. Just now.
I think there’s more than a bit of speculation in this one
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 4:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs v Worcester
Replies: 9
Views: 753

Re: Lancs v Worcester

172/5 from 38 overs
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 3:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowts - no future
Replies: 69
Views: 4475

Re: Lowts - no future

maidenover wrote:
Wed Aug 10, 2022 3:54 pm
He was suspended for our first two games. Has VK said he’s not wanted?
Publicly he said today that he’s told him he won’t get many minutes on the pitch. I believe his conversation with Lowts was before the season kicked off.
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 3:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: League Cup Draw Thread
Replies: 76
Views: 5118

Re: League Cup Draw Thread

Vegas Claret wrote:
Wed Aug 10, 2022 3:52 pm
when did we play at Barrow ? I can't pull that from my memory banks at all :D
Reserve team friendly when I went in 2012
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Rooney the Ram
Replies: 5
Views: 1532

Re: ARTICLE: Rooney the Ram

Mattster wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 8:26 pm
Started for their senior team tonight in the Carabao Cup
Played just over an hour
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: League Cup Draw Thread
Replies: 76
Views: 5118

Re: League Cup Draw Thread

Everyone seems to want an away tie - I’m hoping for a home game
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Turf
Replies: 21
Views: 2041

Re: The Turf

Jel wrote:
Wed Aug 10, 2022 12:34 pm
Looks like the chippy's open!
The chippy’s not on that pic
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Travelling for football on Avanti West Coast
Replies: 59
Views: 3549

Re: Travelling for football on Avanti West Coast

joey13 wrote:
Wed Aug 10, 2022 1:21 pm
Just had an email from Trainline offering a digital Railcard for £20 apparently you can get savings of up to a third on fares ,maybe worth looking at .
I get my Railcard through Tesco - costs me £10 though the Club Card Points.
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 1:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Moving fixtures for Sky
Replies: 2
Views: 766

Re: Moving fixtures for Sky

TV selection dates are provisional although the FL are better than the PL at sticking to them.

The dates are all at the link
https://www.uptheclarets.com/friendlies-and-key-dates
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 12:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2022/23: Watford v Burnley – Ticket Information
Replies: 111
Views: 3896

Re: 2022/23: Watford v Burnley – Ticket Information

It really is a nonsense. I've always been very supportive of the ticket office but the way they are handling away tickets now is totally unacceptable. Re Watford 1. I had no option, had to select POST. 2. Had to call in last Friday to collect so I could distribute them on Saturday. I was told they'd...
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 11:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Turf
Replies: 21
Views: 2041

Re: The Turf

I think that pic is from around the 1920s but I can remember the Footballers Arms being open.
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 11:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Bedeau makes permanent Morecambe move
Replies: 8
Views: 1029

Re: ARTICLE: Bedeau makes permanent Morecambe move

A few posters seemed to think he'd feature this year (prior to our shopping spree). As I've never seen him play, and know nothing about him, would he still be challenging for a game given our squad now or is he a level below those we've brought in? Not seen that much of him, in effect he was only h...
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley fan buys Haffners pies!!
Replies: 30
Views: 2902

Re: Burnley fan buys Haffners pies!!

I don't know the two who have bought it but Dean's name sounds very familiar, maybe he's been on the message board or joined the Fantasy at some point.

Good to read too that they are not going to be changing this and that, a recipe for disaster, but continuing to make those wonderful pies.
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: League Cup Draw Thread
Replies: 76
Views: 5118

Re: League Cup Draw Thread

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Wed Aug 10, 2022 11:28 am
Barrow away please
With Salford out, no ground tick for me possible, I've seen us play at all the others in the north section.
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 11:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: League Cup Draw Thread
Replies: 76
Views: 5118

League Cup Draw Thread

Draw tonight and the draw numbers are NORTH 1 Aston Villa 2 Barrow 3 Bolton 4 Bradford City 5 Burnley 6 Derby 7 Everton 8 Fleetwood 9 Grimsby 10 Leeds 11 Leicester 12 Lincoln 13 Morecambe 14 Newcastle 15 Nottingham Forest 16 Preston 17 Rochdale 18 Shrewsbury 19 Stockport 20 Tranmere 21 Wolves 22 Bla...
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 11:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Away and Third Strips
Replies: 30
Views: 2370

Re: Away and Third Strips

Second and third strips? Newcastle have just launched a fourth because the PL won't allow them to play in any of their first three at Brighton.

Same happened to us back in one season when we had to find a fourth kit to wear at West Ham.
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 11:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Brownhill’s day against Luton
Replies: 2
Views: 187

ARTICLE: Brownhill’s day against Luton

Man of the match & player ratings result v Luton

See link
https://www.uptheclarets.com/brownhills ... inst-luton
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 11:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Travelling for football on Avanti West Coast
Replies: 59
Views: 3549

Re: Travelling for football on Avanti West Coast

All I knew was that one of my friends was due to return on Saturday on Avanti following the Watford game and he's had to make alternative arrangements. I've only travelled once with Avanti and that was to Chelsea in Jan 2020 and I'd booked the tickets with Virgin. They've priced me out now in any ca...
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 10:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 23 penalties!
Replies: 2
Views: 1042

Re: 23 penalties!

Jensen netted for Accy too
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 10:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Travelling for football on Avanti West Coast
Replies: 59
Views: 3549

Re: Travelling for football on Avanti West Coast

What's happened with Avanti this weekend? Believe there have been loads of train cancellations.
by ClaretTony
Wed Aug 10, 2022 8:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets suffer opening day defeat at Watford
Replies: 18
Views: 800

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets suffer opening day defeat at Watford

Did you sense at the time that it was a bad omen for the season?! I should have done. Stopped at the first services to wash my hands (and face, because I'd been wiping the sweat). Big sign apologising for there being no cold water in the loos, no warning that the hot water was scolding hot and you ...
by ClaretTony
Tue Aug 09, 2022 11:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets suffer opening day defeat at Watford
Replies: 18
Views: 800

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets suffer opening day defeat at Watford

NL Claret wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 11:05 pm

Didn't Huxford make his debut that red hot day?

He'd made his debut in January that year
by ClaretTony
Tue Aug 09, 2022 9:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets suffer opening day defeat at Watford
Replies: 18
Views: 800

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets suffer opening day defeat at Watford

gawthorpe_view wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 9:10 pm
No worries, I'm sure we'll win our first home game, I mean, Waddle stop us?

Exciting Times.
My one lasting memory of that day is having to change the wheel in that ridiculous heat
by ClaretTony
Tue Aug 09, 2022 6:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Bedeau makes permanent Morecambe move
Replies: 8
Views: 1029

Re: ARTICLE: Bedeau makes permanent Morecambe move

He was hugely popular at Morecambe last season so I’d suggest a good move for him.
by ClaretTony
Tue Aug 09, 2022 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wout Weghorst Debut at Besiktas
Replies: 131
Views: 6230

Re: Wout Weghorst Debut at Besiktas

gandhisflipflop wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 6:50 pm
One team played counter attacking football (his strengths) and the other team didn’t. I didn’t rate Werner to be honest.
So you don’t rate Werner but you do Weghorst. What next?
by ClaretTony
Tue Aug 09, 2022 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wout Weghorst Debut at Besiktas
Replies: 131
Views: 6230

Re: Wout Weghorst Debut at Besiktas

hetheclaret wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 6:43 pm
I'd add to this that the Bundesliga is the closest in style and pace to the Premier League out of Europe's top leagues
Not the only player to score goals in the Bundesliga but not our league. Lacks pace & strength to play in our league. Poor signing.
by ClaretTony
Tue Aug 09, 2022 6:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wout Weghorst Debut at Besiktas
Replies: 131
Views: 6230

Re: Wout Weghorst Debut at Besiktas

70 goals in 144 league games for Wolfsburg, in a very, very good league, suggest he is a very, very good player. Put him in a proper team and he will score a hatful. He was the Bundesliga's second top scorer in during his time at Wolfsburg, behind Lewandowski. Last season, we'd have made Lewandowsk...
by ClaretTony
Tue Aug 09, 2022 6:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wout Weghorst Debut at Besiktas
Replies: 131
Views: 6230

Re: Wout Weghorst Debut at Besiktas

Not really, I'm comfortable that you don't rate him, and I do, that's fine by me and its natural to have different opinions. I was just noticing a trend between posters who don't rate him and those that do..there's definitely a link that may have a lot to do with how said posters rated each predece...
by ClaretTony
Tue Aug 09, 2022 5:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wout Weghorst Debut at Besiktas
Replies: 131
Views: 6230

Re: Wout Weghorst Debut at Besiktas

Neil wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 5:56 pm
I said in the player ratings after five or six games that we've bought a dud and I'd probably stick by that.
Totally agree with that
by ClaretTony
Tue Aug 09, 2022 5:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wout Weghorst Debut at Besiktas
Replies: 131
Views: 6230

Re: Wout Weghorst Debut at Besiktas

Which was the wrong call imo So you blame Dyche for not playing to his strengths and you blame Jackson for leaving him out. The simple answer was he was nowhere near good enough. Fingers crossed he never comes back. As for bagging a hat full this season. Do you honestly think Kompany would have pla...