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by Long Time Lurker
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7604
Views: 520614

Re: ALK Capital...

I think they should dissolve their current company and form a new one called AFK Capital.
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Club tweet
Replies: 49
Views: 4004

Re: Club tweet

Red Fox Rocks Socks wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:59 am
Chocolate bars being smaller IS unforgivable
Agreed, and no longer being able to buy Arctic Roll is up there - if it is true.

Repeating " etc " is also redundant and unforgivable.
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Club tweet
Replies: 49
Views: 4004

Re: Club tweet

I hope you hate your ex wife as much as you hate Mike Rigg. Remember it takes two to tango. I genuinely don't know where you or anyone could get the idea that I hate Rigg from. He could be the nicest bloke me or you could ever hope to meet. My objections are aimed at the devastating impact he has h...
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Club tweet
Replies: 49
Views: 4004

Re: Club tweet

Never thought Blackburn would out do us on signings during the window If it wasn't for the helping hand of cronyism ( extended by Mark Hughes ) then Rigg would probably still be a third rate scout with Blackburn Rovers. The negative impact his stay would have had on their current recruitment could ...
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Favourite computer game
Replies: 150
Views: 3976

Re: Favourite computer game

I've since had a deeper look and looked at reviews such as TrustPilot and it all seems to be above board. So, given how the 21 edition is out next month, for £12 I think I'll just go ahead and get the key/code - then download it from Steam. Nods, just watch for the pit falls and price addition tric...
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Favourite computer game
Replies: 150
Views: 3976

Re: Favourite computer game

Edited. In response to the edited FM 2020 comment. I sometimes use the grey market sites to buy games. More often than not I buy from Gamivo. A full list of cdkey sites and a price comparison can be found on https://www.allkeyshop.com/blog/buy-football-manager-2020-cd-key-compare-prices/ Now, why a...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

October 16th = Take 2 :popcorn:

:circus_tent: + :clown_face: + :roller_coaster: + :fax: + :hourglass: = :(

Hopefully not
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Have to say this has been one of the more enjoyable deadline days. Never at any point was there any hope to be snatched away. And we have almost the entire evening to devote to other things - back to Christmas shopping for me :gift: .... and I've even bought double wall packaging boxes to post ever...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Boden just announced that he has officially stood down for the night.

Round two will begin tomorrow and end on the 16th October.
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next manager
Replies: 95
Views: 4420

Re: Next manager

I'm definitely not saying that I want him here, but my money would be on Stuart Grey ( Assistant Manager at Fulham ) as our new Head Coach in the event of the Gaffer leaving.
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

From the BBC transfer page Everton would like to get a deal for either Manchester United's Sergio Romero and Paulo Gazzaniga from Spurs over the line tonight. Jordan Pickford's jitters - with another dreadful error against Brighton on Saturday - appear to have forced manager Carlo Ancelotti's hand. ...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley sign young French midfielder on loan
Replies: 49
Views: 3499

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley sign young French midfielder on loan

You don't have a clue what his main role is, none of us do. And you don't see that as a problem ? We know what the role of everybody else is at the club. How about this one https://trainingground.guru/articles/rigg-appointed-technical-director-of-burnley or this one https://trainingground.guru/arti...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley sign young French midfielder on loan
Replies: 49
Views: 3499

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley sign young French midfielder on loan

''We probably spotted Mancini while we were looking at Santamaria ( who was an unrealistic target ), because I believe he was involved in their pre-season build up quite a bit. I don't think that counts as a full discovery.'' That makes no sense, that's exactly what scouting is about Not really, I ...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley sign young French midfielder on loan
Replies: 49
Views: 3499

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley sign young French midfielder on loan

Possibly, I’m not entirely sure what Riggs role is which is why I’ve never criticised him. Mike Rigg telling us in his own words what his role at the club is. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_q4-6pVaNAI What if the Gaffer wants players to be given new contracts ? What if Covid hits and it has an im...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley sign young French midfielder on loan
Replies: 49
Views: 3499

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley sign young French midfielder on loan

isn't this where Rigg has concentrated a lot of his time? Is that why our recruitment for more important things like the first team and staying in the EPL is currently looking like a joke ? Last year he bought in Joel Senior ( left the club after one season ), Joel Mumbongo ( injured before he arri...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley sign young French midfielder on loan
Replies: 49
Views: 3499

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley sign young French midfielder on loan

Wokingclaret wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:53 pm
LTL is saying it's 2 to 3 mill for him......

Still we could use him as a Championship midfielder in less than 12 months
I could be wrong on the buy option amount, take it with a pinch of salt, as always the figure was undisclosed.
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley sign young French midfielder on loan
Replies: 49
Views: 3499

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley sign young French midfielder on loan

We’re loaning youth players now? Wtf? Look on the bright side, we just dodged the signing of a left footed player whose best position was arguably as a free role attacking midfielder. The fact that he didn't appear to be a very good fit for our first team might have played a part in that decision. ...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Anthony Gomez Mancini Just signed for U23's!..... https://www.burnleyfootballclub.com/content/clarets-land-france-youth-international I watched quite a lot of Angers last season, while I was following Angelo Fulgini, but I never saw anything of this lad. To summarise we basically sat around, allowi...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

gavster wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 2:36 pm
Has Boden been told to stand down yet?
Waste of a phone call. I think he assessed the situation and didn't bother standing up today.
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Firthy wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 2:39 pm
They should use him as a food flavouring :shock: :lol:
He would jeopardise the season .. ing
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Late £9M bid for Ryan Shawcross being readied on parchment as we speak. You forgot James McCLean and Tom Ince, the more left footed wingers the better. I think we have almost tapped the Stoke source dry, but with eight central defenders on their books I wouldn't rule out some interest from us on th...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Celtic looking at Wilson... https://thecelticstar.com/celtic-make-enquiry-for-liverpool-starlet-after-burnley-move-stalls/ They were rumoured to be looking at a cheap deal for Snodgrass yesterday as well. https://www.glasgowtimes.co.uk/sport/18770652.robert-snodgrass-celtic-no-go-hoops-close-diego-...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Random Pointless Facts Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 586

Re: Random Pointless Facts

Vintage Claret wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 1:26 pm
It's impossible to lick your own elbow
False, not a fact.

I could chop my arm off and do it. Not advisable, but possible.
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Block your source, he's winding you up and the amount he get wrong is frightening, he's not even close. You'd be better throwing darts at your match attack book and randomly making stuff up, that's all your "source" is doing. Normally I would agree, but we do seem to be going all out to fail in thi...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

United HAVE enquired about Tarks...... We’ve asked for Jones plus cash and Lingard on loan.... Swindon have asked to take Benson on loan Source: my WhatsApp https://www.unitedinfocus.com/news/report-manchester-united-resigned-to-keeping-injured-phil-jones/ Manchester United are resigned to keeping ...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I can understand why fans are annoyed that we aren't spending more, but we'd need to go into debt to do that. It looks to me like 95% of fans don't know how little we make and think we have £200 million in the attic gathering dust. I'm not annoyed that we aren't putting the club in financial peril,...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Chance to vote "hit or miss" on the BBC feed on Burnley's transfer window. https://www.bbc.com/sport/live/football/54364762/page/2 At the time of looking, it has 261 up votes and 4,844 down votes How many people did we add to our recruitment department ? 261 That or Mike Rigg is going to strain his...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Oct 05, 2020 1:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I have to say this is going to be box office for the next 2 days in here....if I could do that popcorn emoji I’d be all over it Popcorn = : popcorn : without the spaces after and before the colons :popcorn: Ham Sandwich = : sandwich : :sandwich: Circus = : circus_tent : :circus_tent: Clowns = : clo...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Oct 04, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Which way round does the recruitment work ?
Replies: 22
Views: 803

Re: Which way round does the recruitment work ?

FactualFrank wrote:
Sun Oct 04, 2020 4:43 pm

The cream then rises to the top and everybody is happy.
Is that another example of innuendo ( she said ) ?
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Oct 04, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Which way round does the recruitment work ?
Replies: 22
Views: 803

Re: Which way round does the recruitment work ?

We have a certain type of player profile we look for. The club then find several within budget and Dyche makes the call. Unfortunately Mike Rigg has been on furlough for four windows. Welcome back Looking at the last four windows it doesn't seem to work like that. I would say ....... We have a cert...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Oct 04, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nixon’s Sunday update
Replies: 58
Views: 6047

Re: Nixon’s Sunday update

Nixon is right about Burnley can’t agree between themselves it seems Rigg wants him and Dyche doesn’t simple as that . If that is true then we don't need to discuss this matter anymore. If Dyche doesn't want him then we don't buy him, because Dyche decides what we need in terms of moving us forward...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Oct 04, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nixon’s Sunday update
Replies: 58
Views: 6047

Re: Nixon’s Sunday update

LTL Quick Quote option Manning is a left sided midfielder who played as a left wing back for QPR last season and did okay, but the defensive side of his game could stand some improvement. However, it would simpler if everyone just snipped out a big chunk of my posts when quoting. To do that you just...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Oct 04, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nixon’s Sunday update
Replies: 58
Views: 6047

Re: Nixon’s Sunday update

I agree about Wallace at Millwall, he looks like he would be okay for us. Not impressed by BOS from what I have seen, don't know much about Manning. Manning is a left sided midfielder who played as a left wing back for QPR last season and did okay, but the defensive side of his game could stand som...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Oct 04, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nixon’s Sunday update
Replies: 58
Views: 6047

Re: Nixon’s Sunday update

6m plus 2m in add-ons that relate to goals scored and us staying up. Nothing to do with him playing for Wales. On top of that a 20% sell on fee and a buy back option for £20m+. If they really think he is worth 20-30m Liverpool can't lose with an offer like that. That offer would have to take into ac...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Oct 03, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche Today
Replies: 204
Views: 10314

Re: Dyche Today

We were the best run club in the league, don’t know who’s responsible but we’re being made to look like a set of ***** now. Needs sorting. We are still in the honeymoon period, if you think this is a shambles you haven't seen anything yet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bccZCHr-fI A two hour long...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Oct 03, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match thread v Magpies
Replies: 809
Views: 21678

Re: Match thread v Magpies

Why employ an expensive guy to source players when there is no intention to buy any ? Why elect a Prime Minister and pay him a lot of money while he fumbles around and ***** things up. We were looking at Bogle a couple of years ago and he went to Sheffield for 3.5m. Lots of good players have moved ...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Oct 03, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match thread v Magpies
Replies: 809
Views: 21678

Re: Match thread v Magpies

Boggles Garlick invests heavily in recruitment, Dyche finds himself pushed out of the recruitment loop. Rigg is allowed to build the recruitment team he wants and he is given two years to get up to speed - while Garlick and Dyche face all of the questions and take all of the flack for our recruitmen...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Oct 03, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match thread v Magpies
Replies: 809
Views: 21678

Re: Match thread v Magpies

We had a bad start last season and really turned things around at Christmas, but we had a full team then and our club wasn't in an apparent state of disarray. A poor transfer strategy and poor recruitment is at the heart of our problems. If the recruitment department suggests unrealistic targets tha...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match thread v Magpies
Replies: 809
Views: 21678

Re: Match thread v Magpies

Hendrick allow Newcastle to change the way that they play, Fraser comes off the bench a a decent replacement for St Maximin. No money spent ( apart from wages ) and both players have made valuable contributions and improved their team. We got Stephens who is still struggling to find his way. Their r...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match thread v Magpies
Replies: 809
Views: 21678

Re: Match thread v Magpies

Oh dear
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match thread v Magpies
Replies: 809
Views: 21678

Re: Match thread v Magpies

I spoke to soon, fortunately my stream has gone down so I didn't see it.
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match thread v Magpies
Replies: 809
Views: 21678

Re: Match thread v Magpies

That will do :)

More desire, quicker play, crosses coming in from the wings, our strikers come alive - everything starts to look better.

Why we were chasing a right winger that doesn't create or cross is anybodies guess.
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match thread v Magpies
Replies: 809
Views: 21678

Re: Match thread v Magpies

Very poor from us. Some people on here might not like our tactics, but Steve Bruce is obviously a fan. Newcastle seem to be getting to grips with our framework, after adopting it. Hendrick cutting in to help midfield, St Maxim causing problems down the other wing ( ala McNeil ) their defenders throw...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Oct 03, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harry Wilson
Replies: 760
Views: 66632

Re: Harry Wilson

Do his free kicks show up on a heat map? No, but the fact that his highlight reels focus on him shooting and scoring from the centre of the pitch at fairly close range in open play ( and don't show any long rang shots apart from dead ball free kicks going in ) is quite telling. The absence of any c...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Oct 03, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Read that, but don't understand the loan bit, why would we do that? https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-8801679/Burnley-make-approach-Dundee-United-striker-Lawrence-Shankland-500-000-loan-deal.html Because he is unproven. He has scored a lot of goals, but they have all been in the Sc...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Oct 03, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 517377

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Joe lolly being banded about now I can't see that one happening. Lolley is a good player and he strikes me as being a better fit for us than Wilson. He has done really well since he moved to Forest, becoming a firm fan favourite, and playing in front of Cash seemed to bring out the best in him. Whe...
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Oct 02, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche Today
Replies: 204
Views: 10314

Re: Dyche Today

Of course, there's no guarantee with any investment. Burnley could get relegated - and struggle to win promotion again. Burnley could miss out on growth in value of Premier League clubs - but, that's the investment risk that the investors will be taking. Exciting times for everyone. UTC The quickes...
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Oct 02, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harry Wilson
Replies: 760
Views: 66632

Re: Harry Wilson

You make a valid point. Chelsea openly touting Hudson Odoi, Tomori and Loftus-Cheek to go out on loan. I would take Hudson Odoi on loan. However, bringing in players on loan to shore things up is just piling up the work that we will have to do next Season. Work that we should have done this season,...
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Oct 02, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harry Wilson
Replies: 760
Views: 66632

Re: Harry Wilson

I think we need a right midfielder to start ASAP, I don’t want to see Pieters play in midfield ever again and I don’t want to see our 2nd best central midfielder forced to play out wide. We look absolutely awful atm, the only side I would be confident of finishing above is Fulham. BOS to come off t...
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Oct 02, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harry Wilson
Replies: 760
Views: 66632

Re: Harry Wilson

ClaretTony wrote:
Fri Oct 02, 2020 5:34 pm
That, apparently, is where you are likely to be disappointed.
That, apparently, would be a sign of a recruitment team that is failing to do its job.