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by Goddy
Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital...
Replies: 1350
Views: 93300

Re: ALK Capital...

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:43 pm
None of the above.
Oh, you're such a tease, Quickenthetempo

I'll play, though. Are you, indeed, Mike Garlick himself??? :?: :?: :D :shock:
by Goddy
Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three Tier Lockdown
Replies: 661
Views: 20342

Re: Three Tier Lockdown

Guess over the next 2 weeks, you'd expect more places to go into Tier 3, when hospital admissions catch up. I hope I'm not being naively optimistic but I don't expect that to happen here in Nottm. Covid rates amongst the local population have remained low and once the disease has ripped through the...
by Goddy
Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three Tier Lockdown
Replies: 661
Views: 20342

Re: Three Tier Lockdown

Grumps wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:28 pm
Down to hospital admissions not cases
...which is driven by the fact that the outbreak is massively skewed to the 18-22 year old group i e students who don't, in general, end up in a bad way with covid. Three- quarters of cases in Nottm are in this age group.
by Goddy
Wed Oct 07, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital...
Replies: 1350
Views: 93300

Re: ALK Capital...

Interesting chat about the wider financial benefits of being in the Premier League to the local area. An academic chum of mine who studies 'cities as economies' (for want of a better phrase) estimated that the impact of Leicester winning the Premier League was around £80m (from memory) to the city's...
by Goddy
Mon Sep 28, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: As a paying BFC customer, what do you feel you should be entitled to?
Replies: 55
Views: 2583

Re: As a paying BFC customer, what do you feel you should be entitled to?

As another who has one share, I feel that I am entitled to the bare minimum of access to the financial statements (and overview of the business) but that's about it really. It would be a bonus if MG gave updates (like a CEO/Chairman might for a plc). As much as I like SD - and I have the utmost resp...
by Goddy
Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 97
Views: 5007

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

FAO cricketfieldclarets....and another very positive comment from Ariana has moved the price up again to over 6p. They've hit another high grade gold/silver vein. This is where my lack of expertise is dreadfully exposed. When there's been a big rise (or fall, for that matter) I'm useless at working ...
by Goddy
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 97
Views: 5007

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

You had reason to think so? Sorry havent followed it. FAO cricketfieldclarets....and another very positive comment from Ariana has moved the price up again to over 6p. They've hit another high grade gold/silver vein. This is where my lack of expertise is dreadfully exposed. When there's been a big ...
by Goddy
Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 97
Views: 5007

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

Fingers crossed for a decent morning for us, cfc, with Ariana..
by Goddy
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 97
Views: 5007

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

...and to prove the point, LiDCo sheds a penny from its high of half an hour ago. Still up 16% today but likely to keep drifting after all the earlier furore/excitement. Rollercoaster ride, as ever....
by Goddy
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 97
Views: 5007

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

Thanks. Just taken a small gamble on Arianna. Have just bought some more BT today or id have taken a little gamble on beowulf too. Well, trading update from LiDCo this morning has just nudged the share price up by.....er.....25% - yikes!! That's the AIM market for you, I guess (and it could just as...
by Goddy
Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 97
Views: 5007

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

Right - here's a few for you but I warn you, ALL of these are high risk, so please do your own research and don't invest anything that you aren't prepared to lose. (I do have a spread of stocks (like I'm Warren Buffett - ha ha) which include blue chip types but these that I'm mentioning are all in A...
by Goddy
Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: £14 million and counting
Replies: 4
Views: 1342

£14 million and counting

So, I think the lowest we can finish in the league just now us 14th. Given it's roughly £2 mil for each place higher in the league means we've already banked £14 mil with, perhaps, more to come. At what point might this cash begin to make any material difference in terms of making up any TV money sh...
by Goddy
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today I buried my 10 month old Grandson.
Replies: 102
Views: 4264

Re: Today I buried my 10 month old Grandson.

Just so heartbreakingly sad, beddie.

I can't think what pain you and your family must be suffering with right now. My thoughts are with you all.

RIP wee man
by Goddy
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Finances-you decide.
Replies: 25
Views: 1432

Re: Finances-you decide.

Budget might be nearer £140 million, if we continue to perform till the end of this season i.e. £110 m (TV money; £20 m for finishing, say, 10th in PL; £10 m (other income e.g. sponsorship, ticket sales (assuming we have had the money here and can generate some next season - Covid allowing). I'd hop...
by Goddy
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crystal Palace v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 52
Views: 3360

Re: Crystal Palace v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 7

Bardsley 8
Tarkowski 9
Mee 10
Taylor 8

Brownhill 9
Cork 8
Westwood 9
Pieters 8

McNeil 9
Vydra 8

Long 7

Just a fantastic performance all round
by Goddy
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD
Replies: 199
Views: 9919

Re: SD

I had hoped that all this unrest was more to put pressure on the Board to release funds for new signings....political shenanigans/posturing, as much as anything. The inference here is that it's much more serious than that....in fact pretty much terminal as far as SD remaining manager. Sad times, ind...
by Goddy
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD
Replies: 199
Views: 9919

Re: SD

I got shouted down last week for daring to suggest that the reports of a rift with the chairman was genuine - unless something changes drastically, and I don't think it will, I can't see Sean being here much longer. Well, this is the most depressing post for a while. Whilst some think CT knows no b...
by Goddy
Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JUST GIVING PAGE DONATION - STOP HATE CHARITY
Replies: 60
Views: 2500

Re: JUST GIVING PAGE DONATION - STOP HATE CHARITY

Well done Joe and all those who've been able to throw a couple of bob at this. Just chipped in myself.

I think this is such a much better representation of what being a Burnley fan is all about and great to see that some good will come out of this shameful debacle.
by Goddy
Thu Apr 30, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Completing the season
Replies: 85
Views: 2476

Re: Completing the season

Bizarrely, I'm almost between Darthlaw and drs's position (I think!?). I think there are factors which are lucky/unlucky but all teams are in the same situation here. I'm not suggesting that someone like Hodgson should put himself at risk (in answer to Darthlaw's point). What I'm suggesting is that ...
by Goddy
Thu Apr 30, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Completing the season
Replies: 85
Views: 2476

Re: Completing the season

If the government allows football to go ahead it is also likely to have to let other restrictions lifted. The virus will then start to spread rapidly again and we will be back at square one. Best to wait until the coast is clear. Coast won't be clear until there's a vaccine (or very effective thera...
by Goddy
Thu Apr 30, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Completing the season
Replies: 85
Views: 2476

Re: Completing the season

Darthlaw/Chester - I take your points and understand where you're coming from. I'm perhaps arguing that every match that is played teams have advantages and disadvantages (playing at home, change of manager, form of various teams at a particular time). For me, the likes of Hodgson not being there is...
by Goddy
Thu Apr 30, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Completing the season
Replies: 85
Views: 2476

Re: Completing the season

Regarding Chester Perry's @theESK, I have to say I think it an overly bleak piece. Reading that, the suggestion is that football should only be played when it is risk free. Now, if I was being pedantic, I could suggest that football (or ANY activity for that matter) is never going to be risk free. I...
by Goddy
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 2370
Views: 67231

Re: Donald Trump

Well given The Don's medical recommendations, I, too, have ordered additional Domestos on my next Sainsbury's order. Given too, his thoughts that 'light' - solar, UV....who knows - also sorts out Covid-19, I've put a hold on the ventilator I was getting and ordered a sunbed instead. The man is stagg...
by Goddy
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 297916

Re: Covid-19

An interesting read https://www.esquire.com/uk/life/a31915611/coronavirus-timeline/ An interesting read but, please, everyone, let's have a bit of critical thinking applied. Any article with a title which claims 'how the world WILL change' needs to be taken with a pinch of salt. It is A point of vi...
by Goddy
Sun Mar 01, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 45
Views: 4144

Re: MOTD

Have to say I thought the MOTD coverage was abysmal. I think there was only one clip where Burnley had the ball which they showed. Gave the impression that Newcastle were dominant - they weren't (in my view). Also, the penalty shout in the first half wasn't shown. Newcastle fans I spoke to after the...
by Goddy
Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diabetes
Replies: 50
Views: 2273

Re: Diabetes

Sorry to hear that, LCP. I have a chum who was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes about a year ago. He, too, changed his diet - mainly cut out the carbs but still drinks (although he was never an excessive drinker anyway). He was a little over weight but now lost that weight and, remarkably, turned roun...
by Goddy
Mon Feb 17, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Storm Vydra
Replies: 40
Views: 3217

Re: REPORT: Storm Vydra

Don't think I've ever seen a player in a post-match interview with such a beaming smile as Matej....and rightly so!
by Goddy
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: IP TV advice/info
Replies: 47
Views: 2430

Re: IP TV advice/info

Sorry for the delayed response but many thanks to all the thoughts, ideas, advice. Much appreciated and certainly means a busy weekend this weekend (Clarets, Six Nations and Superbowl, permitting!)
by Goddy
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: IP TV advice/info
Replies: 47
Views: 2430

IP TV advice/info

Just wondering if anyone uses IP TV and, if so, how does it work and compare to Virgin/Sky etc? Do you lose the box (and whatever's recorded on it) if you bin Virgin/Sky? Also how does it affect broadband and land line i.e. will I need separate contracts with other suppliers for these parts? Apologi...
by Goddy
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manure versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 388
Views: 14588

Re: Man Utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Jon Moss, did you really blow then!!?? That's got to be a first for us.
by Goddy
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manure versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 388
Views: 14588

Re: Man Utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Jeez - this clock's going slow...
by Goddy
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manure versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 388
Views: 14588

Re: Man Utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS

My son's watching this with a West Ham supporting mate. Let's just say, so far, he's enjoying his evening...as, indeed, so am I
by Goddy
Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...
Replies: 150
Views: 13891

Re: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...

Bump ..... two interesting new columns in the stats, " Average league position of remaining opponents " & " Average league position of next 4 opponents " ..... West Ham have Leicester ( A ), tonight, after which they have Liverpool ( H ), Brighton ( H ), Man City ( A ), Liverpool ( A ) .... Those a...
by Goddy
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Some big games today
Replies: 138
Views: 6372

Re: Some big games today

What everyone might be forgetting is that the start of the second half of the season (i.e. match 20 onwards) has seen us with possibly the most difficult fixture list for anyone in the division. Conversely, the bottom sides have all been playing against one another (and seem to for the next couple o...
by Goddy
Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New stands making it cold
Replies: 91
Views: 4737

Re: New stands making it cold

Hartlepool on a miserable Tuesday night in the early 90s was the coldest. Fingers froze, Bovril froze, even time froze...

Think the players froze (figuratively as well as actually). Thrilling 0-0 draw.

Them were the days......
by Goddy
Sat Dec 14, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today’s football
Replies: 21
Views: 776

Re: Today’s football

So who do we want to win in the Saints/Hammers game then?

Draw (ideally) or Hammers win for me.
by Goddy
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Socrates
Replies: 80
Views: 3747

Re: FAO Socrates

Yikes - that sounds absolutely terrifying, Socrates!!!!!!!

Just glad you lived to tell the tale.

Continued good luck for a full recovery. Hope you get your wish to be home by Christmas (if not sooner)
by Goddy
Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 91898

Re: General Election Is On

Oh please let Johnson lose his seat. Please, please, please. The irony of him being ousted by an outbreak of democracy in Uxbridge - ideally losing by one vote - is such a wonderful proposition. (Don't spoil it, you lot, by banging on about the implications of that happening.....just, for the moment...
by Goddy
Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembering Eli
Replies: 39
Views: 2256

Re: Remembering Eli

13 years? Where the hell has that gone. I have been a member of the board (including the previous one) under various guises since 2002. Time just flies by. There’s some real characters come and gone over those years Reminded me whatever happened to the likes of Distortiondave and Firmo. I was just ...
by Goddy
Mon Oct 28, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?
Replies: 150
Views: 5320

Re: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?

Or the Preston game - 3 1 down and we won 4 3! Sadly the PNE game I refer to ended 6-1 to them, I think :( Not unhappy about missing the second half. Mind you, I have turned up at a game desperate for the loo and just got into the ground at 3.00pm. I managed to miss the kick off and our goal (score...
by Goddy
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Footy Mad Cities
Replies: 49
Views: 2133

Re: Footy Mad Cities

Leicester is a rugby town. Not saying there is no interest in football but there but they have another sport to compete with unlike us (and Newcastle in reality). In a similar part of the country and with the same reason, Northampton have always performed poorly for such a big place. Think the loca...
by Goddy
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?
Replies: 150
Views: 5320

Re: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?

I have tried to leave early for the Preston v Burnley match in 1993 (I think) in the Potato Pie Cup (Leyland Daf Cup?). Again, from dodgy memory, I think we were losing 5-0 at half time and I had a long drive home to make on a miserable night. Tried to get out of the ground but couldn't....no gates ...
by Goddy
Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: CT - Memory Man?
Replies: 20
Views: 1403

Re: CT - Memory Man?

Not professing to be CT but I can remember most of the burnley scores from the last 30 years - especially the many I attended. Not sure how impressive a skill that is these days with the joys of google....but it was a decent party trick many years ago ! Don't spoil it for me. I have this image of C...
by Goddy
Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: CT - Memory Man?
Replies: 20
Views: 1403

CT - Memory Man?

Now, when someone starts a thread about a game from, say, 1985 and says 'I remember that game because....' almost without fail, CT comes on and is able to give us inordinate additional detail e.g. 'ah, that's when so-and-so came back after an eyelash injury' or whatever. It all makes me wonder if CT...
by Goddy
Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Miracle of Burnley
Replies: 36
Views: 3188

Re: Miracle of Burnley

I wish we would invest more in the ordinary facilities though - a couple of million on the concourses would go a long way. I guess we can't get (m)any more on, though, so whilst the facilities might improve the only real way to get a return would be to put the prices up. Jeez - there's already enou...
by Goddy
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hampstead Claret RIP
Replies: 163
Views: 9118

Re: Hampstead Claret RIP

Desperately sad news. My thoughts are with Hampstead's family and friends.

His music threads were always a treat to read.

Whilst we've never met, I still feel like I've lost a friend.

RIP Hampstead
by Goddy
Mon Sep 30, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thoughts on early part of the Premier League season
Replies: 38
Views: 6003

Thoughts on early part of the Premier League season

So, after (pretty much) 7 rounds of matches, what's everyone's early thoughts on PL likely top four, likely bottom 3 and where you feel we might end up. For me, Liverpool look unstoppable. Man C (of course) and two from Leicester, Spurs, Arsenal make Champ League spots. Bottom three...Watford, Newca...
by Goddy
Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cancer
Replies: 95
Views: 10865

Re: Cancer

Brilliant news. Well done, you!
by Goddy
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves Game : Predictions
Replies: 57
Views: 6155

Re: Wolves Game : Predictions

1-1

I'd take that right now, too
by Goddy
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting from Vydra
Replies: 81
Views: 12665

Re: Interesting from Vydra

I think with Vydra it's the not knowing. I was excited when we signed him so for him to hardly feature and for no obvious reason just left me with a feeling I wasn't used to. I was excited about Defour and I know why he doesnt play. I was excited about Wood and Brady and now I know all about them b...