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by ClaretTony
Mon Jun 21, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1073
Views: 80612

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

Tall Paul wrote:
Mon Jun 21, 2021 4:30 pm
Every season in the PL is an incredibly difficult season for a club like ours.
Which some don’t seem to realise
by ClaretTony
Mon Jun 21, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1073
Views: 80612

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

jtv wrote:
Mon Jun 21, 2021 4:02 pm
After Friday's performance I would have expected a bid closer to 10m
As much as that? 😀😀
by ClaretTony
Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1073
Views: 80612

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

Newcastleclaret93 wrote:
Mon Jun 21, 2021 1:42 pm
According to Fabrizio city have bid 100m for Kane.

THFC set to reject It
Its on the Sky yellow bar

I was hopeful but that sort of fee seems to rule us out. :D
by ClaretTony
Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Fantasy Premier League on the way
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: ARTICLE: Fantasy Premier League on the way

Murger wrote:
Mon Jun 21, 2021 2:44 pm
Don't know why I bother with it tbh, but i'm in.
That’s two of us 😀
by ClaretTony
Mon Jun 21, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Never the same again
Replies: 9
Views: 825

ARTICLE: Never the same again

Phil Whalley (London Clarets) reviews Tim Quelch's book An End Of Innocence

See link
https://www.uptheclarets.com/never-the-same-again
by ClaretTony
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Fantasy Premier League on the way
Replies: 3
Views: 122

ARTICLE: Fantasy Premier League on the way

We'll be running our league again in 2021/22 to raise funds for the foodbank at Burnley Community Kitchen

Early news on the valuation of four Burnley players - launch must be soon

See link
https://www.uptheclarets.com/fantasy-pr ... on-the-way
by ClaretTony
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs League t20 - 17th June
Replies: 77
Views: 2011

Re: Lancs League t20 - 17th June

Knew Derek really well, giant of a man! His whole family watch Lowerhouse these days funnily enough and I don’t think they’re really aware of the high regard he is held in at BCC Derek Riley was captain when I first started watching Lancashire League cricket and he was also a friend of my dad from ...
by ClaretTony
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FIRST & LAST GOALS | Ings, Vokes, Wright & More
Replies: 12
Views: 624

Re: FIRST & LAST GOALS | Ings, Vokes, Wright & More

Dyche was getting pelters about signing players like Arfield, just seconds before he scored. I remember him playing as a trialist in pre-season at Morecambe and one poster on the board said that if that was the quality of player Dyche was looking to bring in then we were going nowhere but down. Tha...
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goalscorer for Blades against Blackburn
Replies: 14
Views: 1466

Re: Goalscorer for Blades against Blackburn

Transpennine wrote:
Sun Jun 20, 2021 8:22 pm
Fair enough, his dad was a ref though,wasn't he...?
Yes. Clive Oliver was a Football League ref for a good number of years.
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goalscorer for Blades against Blackburn
Replies: 14
Views: 1466

Re: Goalscorer for Blades against Blackburn

Foshiznik wrote:
Sun Jun 20, 2021 7:57 pm
His dads name was Clive Oliver I think.
It is Clive
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rocky’s wife has died
Replies: 44
Views: 3303

Re: Rocky’s wife has died

Juan Tanamera wrote:
Sun Jun 20, 2021 5:54 pm
Having lost my wife just over two weeks ago, I appreciate what Rocky must be feeling right now.
Chin up my friend.
RIP Jean. :|
Really sorry to hear that
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley set new EPL record
Replies: 7
Views: 2131

Re: Burnley set new EPL record

And we weren’t the only side not to have a player sent off last season - neither did Leicester or Liverpool
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League Play Offs
Replies: 101
Views: 4313

Re: National League Play Offs

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:
Sun Jun 20, 2021 5:03 pm
That last penalty summed up the match!
Terrific save too. That was a brilliant three hours entertainment.
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League Play Offs
Replies: 101
Views: 4313

Re: National League Play Offs

Hartlepool to go first

Hartlepool ❌ 0-0 - saved
Torquay ❌ 0-0 - wide
Hartlepool ❌ 0-0 - saved
Torquay ❌ 0-0 - bar
Hartlepool ✅ 1-0
Torquay ✅ 1-1
Hartlepool ✅ 2-1
Torquay ✅ 2-2
Hartlepool ✅ 3-2
Torquay ✅ 3-3
Hartlepool ✅ 4-3
Torquay ✅ 4-4
Hartlepool ✅ 5-4
Torquay ❌ 5-4, saved

Hartlepool go up.
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League Play Offs
Replies: 101
Views: 4313

Re: National League Play Offs

Penalties
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs League t20 - 17th June
Replies: 77
Views: 2011

Re: Lancs League t20 - 17th June

Somethingfishy wrote:
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:28 pm
Burnley 142ao against Walsden
128 was more than enough yesterday but I suspect it might not be today
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackburn could receive transfer embargo..
Replies: 28
Views: 2134

Re: Blackburn could receive transfer embargo..

Culmclaret wrote:
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:17 pm
Bobby Saxton used to say something similar
He did but I think Furphy might have been the first when it was Bill Bancroft sweeping the Longside.
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League Play Offs
Replies: 101
Views: 4313

Re: National League Play Offs

First half of extra time finally over after 25 minutes because of a long injury delay. Still 1-1.
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League Play Offs
Replies: 101
Views: 4313

Re: National League Play Offs

Silkyskills1 wrote:
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:13 pm
What was the H'pool keeper doing though? Great entertainment and commitment from both sides.
Poor from the Pools keeper but a bloody good header.
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackburn could receive transfer embargo..
Replies: 28
Views: 2134

Re: Blackburn could receive transfer embargo..

Spike wrote:
Sun Jun 20, 2021 3:16 pm
Kenny B’s on the touch line saying something’s not right
I can remember when Ken Furphy was saying the same thing
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League Play Offs
Replies: 101
Views: 4313

Re: National League Play Offs

ClaretTony wrote:
Sun Jun 20, 2021 3:55 pm
90+5: Goalkeeper goes up for corner and equalises for Torquay. 1-1.
And, like Alisson, the Torquay goalkeeper Lucas Covolan is Brazilian.
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs League t20 - 17th June
Replies: 77
Views: 2011

Re: Lancs League t20 - 17th June

No online scores today
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League Play Offs
Replies: 101
Views: 4313

Re: National League Play Offs

Extra time
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League Play Offs
Replies: 101
Views: 4313

Re: National League Play Offs

90+5: Goalkeeper goes up for corner and equalises for Torquay. 1-1.
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League Play Offs
Replies: 101
Views: 4313

Re: National League Play Offs

Torquay had goal harshly ruled out for a foul on the goalkeeper
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League Play Offs
Replies: 101
Views: 4313

Re: National League Play Offs

1-0 at half time
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League Play Offs
Replies: 101
Views: 4313

Re: National League Play Offs

35 mins: Hartlepool 1 Torquay 0

Unbelievable Jeff!!
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 2:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rocky’s wife has died
Replies: 44
Views: 3303

Re: Rocky’s wife has died

Somethingfishy wrote:
Sun Jun 20, 2021 2:21 pm
Sad news. RIP Jean.

Wasn't Jean his second wife? His first wife passed away too? Poor Rocky.
His first wife passed away in 2002. I think she’d been ill for some time.
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League Play Offs
Replies: 101
Views: 4313

Re: National League Play Offs

Final underway, Hartlepool v Torquay at Ashton Gate.

0-0 after 17 mins.
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1073
Views: 80612

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

DCWat wrote:
Sat Jun 19, 2021 4:51 pm
Effectively another rule that benefits the haves as opposed to the have nots.
Not a football rule though
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 1:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rocky’s wife has died
Replies: 44
Views: 3303

Rocky’s wife has died

Jean Mills, Rocky’s wife, sadly passed away yesterday after a long battle with cancer.

I believe she was approaching her 80th birthday in a few months.

For all his abusive behaviour and bravado, I know he will be absolutely devastated.
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackburn could receive transfer embargo..
Replies: 28
Views: 2134

Re: Blackburn could receive transfer embargo..

No you shouldn’t.

😂😂😂
by ClaretTony
Sun Jun 20, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs League t20 - 17th June
Replies: 77
Views: 2011

Re: Lancs League t20 - 17th June

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Sun Jun 20, 2021 9:11 am
The 28 ball hundred must be a record though?

I think 400 has been done a couple of times?
It’s a new record. Accrington previously held it with 386. No surprise that both were at Rawtenstall.
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 11:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Guardians of the Turf!
Replies: 12
Views: 1726

Re: Guardians of the Turf!

Clarets4me wrote:
Sat Jun 19, 2021 10:27 pm
I'm sure the groundsman at the San Siro used to be a Claret, am I remembering correctly ?
I think he was from Rawtenstall. He was called Steve Taylor I think.
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Che v Bur 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1144

Re: Che v Bur 2017

Inches away from a fourth too with the Brady free kick.
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs League t20 - 17th June
Replies: 77
Views: 2011

Re: Lancs League t20 - 17th June

I remember the day Burnley played there in a Worsley Cup match and needed a sub fielder for a few overs. On came East Lancs captain Brian Ratcliffe and in no time he got a catching chance right down his throat but refused to catch it. He was told in no uncertain terms to get off the pitch and Burnle...
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Games
Replies: 771
Views: 11751

Re: Today's Games

Vegas Claret wrote:
Sat Jun 19, 2021 8:31 pm
just seen another replay, stand corrected, great over rule by VAR. Even better it only took them a few seconds rather than 15 minutes :lol:
So much quicker than it’s done here too.
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Commentators poor grasp of maths
Replies: 15
Views: 1362

Re: Commentators poor grasp of Maths

And then we get the ‘miles offside’ claim
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Games
Replies: 771
Views: 11751

Re: Today's Games

Buxtonclaret wrote:
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:46 pm
If you haven't already, his stats are worth a look.
Outrageously good.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferenc_Puskás
Incredible aren’t they?
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quiz: How well do you know the UK’s market towns?
Replies: 34
Views: 922

Re: Quiz: How well do you know the UK’s market towns?

spadesclaret wrote:
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:47 pm
8

Should have done better.
8? Show off. 😂😂
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Guardians of the Turf!
Replies: 12
Views: 1726

Re: Guardians of the Turf!

Never met Jimmy personally, it was Roy that related the tale…. I spent many a happy hour chatting to Roy in his brew room under the Cricketfield on my afternoons off while at college. A really great guy he was too, but liked a moan lol Only met Adamson once. Roy I did know well but I bet there are ...
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Games
Replies: 771
Views: 11751

Re: Today's Games

tiger76 wrote:
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:39 pm
Good game this much better than that turgid affair at Wembley last night, and Hungary aren't settling for the point they're still looking to push forward when they can.
Most games have been better than the turgid affair at Wembley last night.
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Guardians of the Turf!
Replies: 12
Views: 1726

Re: Guardians of the Turf!

Haha… I think I remember Roy telling me it was Harry Potts and Jimmy confirmed it later as a full time appointment, but it was a long time ago. I’ve got Roy’s book, but have not had time to read it yet. But Jimmy was a regular in Scott’s park too, which I think was where Roy was working. Jimmy Adam...
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Games
Replies: 771
Views: 11751

Re: Today's Games

Vegas Claret wrote:
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:30 pm
before my time but I believe so :D
He was still playing when I started watching football but I can’t recall ever having seen him play. My dad said he was a bit special.
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quiz: How well do you know the UK’s market towns?
Replies: 34
Views: 922

Re: Quiz: How well do you know the UK’s market towns?

Buxtonclaret wrote:
Sat Jun 19, 2021 2:27 pm
9
Ashamed to say I got the Macc one wrong!
But I think I know one you might have got correct 😀

Poor effort from me - just 4
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1073
Views: 80612

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

more difficult with the Brexit rules - would need to be a regular international in the last 2 years to get enough points, it would help if they play regularly in a top ranked league I’m not sure what the rules are now but it is going to be far more difficult for clubs other than those at the top to...
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Games
Replies: 771
Views: 11751

Re: Today's Games

Vegas Claret wrote:
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:08 pm
That Hungarian stadium looks brilliant
I’m told the player it’s named after wasn’t bad either
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stan’s 75 today
Replies: 26
Views: 1677

Re: Stan’s 75 today

I thought he didn’t like you? I seem to remember an interview where he publicly humiliated you by name didn’t he? Like everyone else, I was occasionally on the wrong end of Stan’s anger but generally got on very well with him. I don’t ever recall him publicly humiliating me but I remember a press c...
by ClaretTony
Sat Jun 19, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Re: Phase 2 renewals and more lost seats
Replies: 399
Views: 13648

Re: Re: Phase 2 renewals and more lost seats

pure speculation on my part, but there is room for more hospitality suite development under the Bob Lord stand - even more if admin offices are moved to a new building away from the stands a trait that is developing across the Premier League There is the option of building similar to the new office...