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by levraiclaret
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: We’ve finally got that first win
Replies: 24
Views: 1168

Re: REPORT: We’ve finally got that first win

ClaretTony wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 6:04 pm
Won't make any difference though will it? I'd love to know what he does and doesn't see with Pope, Tarkowski and Mee.
He doesn't see the frills and doesn't sufficiently value the basics.
by levraiclaret
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets complete Nartey deal
Replies: 36
Views: 2923

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets complete Nartey deal

No bite, nose, spite, face - just disgust that as a season ticket holder and shareholder who has put a lot of money into the club they want extra for me to watch these games. There comes a time when you have to tell them no. Me too but you have been much more devoted than me, but if its the cost I'...
by levraiclaret
Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets complete Nartey deal
Replies: 36
Views: 2923

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets complete Nartey deal

I put enough into that football club - got no response from them when I sent them an email regarding switching the fundraising, no acknowledgement let alone a thanks, and then they want me to pay more money to watch under-23 home games when I've already paid for a season ticket. No chance of me spe...
by levraiclaret
Fri Oct 30, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 3940
Views: 256435

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Something I can't understand though, on Talksport this morning it was suggested that the Egyptian's family wealth is £0.5bn, of which £200m of that is to buy the club. Even if he was willing to invest the families fortune into the club how is £300m going to get us in any better position long term? ...
by levraiclaret
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 3940
Views: 256435

Re: ALK Capital...

Herts Clarets wrote:
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:03 pm
Boden tweeted that contracts have been exchanged. They can't both be correct....
Isn't there another stage before the deal is done, called completion?
by levraiclaret
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 3940
Views: 256435

Re: ALK Capital...

Lowbankclaret wrote:
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:24 pm
Well if you walked a. Mile in my shoes you would know.
My best mate, says about me “if it was not for bad luck you would have no luck at all’
Were you "Born under a bad sign* Lowbank?
by levraiclaret
Tue Oct 20, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why Josh Brownhill has to keep playing in the middle
Replies: 10
Views: 1293

Why Josh Brownhill has to keep playing in the middle

Article from The Athletic by Andy Jones: "GOOD BROWNY!” Time and again the shout rang out around The Hawthorns from Sean Dyche and Josh Brownhill’s team-mates. As Burnley picked up their first point of the season, it was another all-action display from the midfielder who was back in the centre of th...
by levraiclaret
Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harry Wilson
Replies: 760
Views: 65271

Re: Harry Wilson

I just noticed in the MMT thread: Reports say Cardiff are covering Harry Wilson's weekly wages of £60,000 plus paying a loan fee of £1.2m to Liverpool.Thus is in the Rob Wilson link in Chester Perry's post of 11:59 today. The information comes from Phil Blanche a reporter based in South Wales. Will ...
by levraiclaret
Thu Oct 15, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Back home for Defour
Replies: 19
Views: 1938

Re: ARTICLE: Back home for Defour

I bought a car from Mechelen back in the 90's when importing cars produced big savings. Best wishes and good luck Stephen, thanks for some great performances and goals. Too short a time but such memories.
by levraiclaret
Thu Oct 15, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mortgage advice
Replies: 28
Views: 1357

Re: Mortgage advice

duplicate
by levraiclaret
Thu Oct 15, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mortgage advice
Replies: 28
Views: 1357

Re: Mortgage advice

In these uncertain times go for certainty - 10 year fixed will cost you circa £4 a week extra.
by levraiclaret
Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League - Project Big Picture
Replies: 180
Views: 8175

Re: Premier League - Project Big Picture

Chester Perry wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:44 pm


12 OCT 2020
American Hustle: The Moscow Connection – Project Big Picture and the end of football as we know it
posted in Uncategorized by theuglygame

Inside man Rick Parry is planning the sporting heist of the century.

Martin Calladine
I logged in to like this article.

thanks CP
by levraiclaret
Sun Oct 11, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Belgium
Replies: 105
Views: 3642

Re: England vs Belgium

SalisburyClaret wrote:
Sun Oct 11, 2020 5:50 pm
Henderson should be booked for clear simulation.

It was a pen but there’s pushing and pulling at every corner...
My test is, would we have got it at home against the "big 6"?
We all know the answer.
by levraiclaret
Sun Oct 11, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Belgium
Replies: 105
Views: 3642

Re: England vs Belgium

Come on Belgium
by levraiclaret
Wed Oct 07, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Recession, Regret and Regression
Replies: 83
Views: 3540

Re: ARTICLE: Recession, Regret and Regression

The issue for me is more the fact that we have our cash reserves tucked away having made profit for the last 5 seasons and haven't used it to strengthen. What the problem is for me is that a) we could've kept Jeff on for three more years at approx. 35k a week, which would've cost the club £5.5m for...
by levraiclaret
Tue Oct 06, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC Finances
Replies: 75
Views: 4453

Re: BFC Finances

It is very questionable that loans were made at better rates than the banks would offer a club - even today where rates have been at huge lows for a decade or more clubs are being charged between 9% and 15% p.a. (occasionally more) depending on their risk assessment of the business and banks usuall...
by levraiclaret
Tue Oct 06, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pathetic effort by the board
Replies: 109
Views: 5467

Re: PATHETIC EFFORT BY THE BOARD

arise_sir_charge wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:47 am
I think moat folk accepted that their parents probably bought them the best present they could afford, not sure that’s the case here.
Are moat folk, people that live in castles?
by levraiclaret
Sun Oct 04, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What or who is to blame?
Replies: 69
Views: 2803

Re: What or who is to blame?

Gibson + (Covid) could be the root of the problem between Chairman and Manager. Exacerbated by not retaining Hendrick and Lennion. Will it be fatal? Could be. The impact of covid on the club's finances and (possibly) on Garlick's finances will be the main cause I guess. I am led to believe that Gar...
by levraiclaret
Sun Oct 04, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC Finances
Replies: 75
Views: 4453

Re: BFC Finances

Paul Waine wrote:
Sun Oct 04, 2020 12:15 pm
Does anyone who is earning £10,000 per week and more actually get paid weekly?
Can you imagine making up the wages packet, like we did in the 60's and 70's?
by levraiclaret
Wed Sep 30, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Positives From Tonight
Replies: 55
Views: 3054

Re: Positives From Tonight

Rob Palmer is fab. Over the last ten years, mainly heard commentating on the Spanish games on Sky. Used to work for Granada sport so was often at Burnley. He’s very fond of our club. A huge Hull City fan. If that commentator is very fond of our club, Adrian Durham is very fond of Sean Dyche. It did...
by levraiclaret
Wed Sep 30, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Positives From Tonight
Replies: 55
Views: 3054

Re: Positives From Tonight

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:43 pm
That is being positive.
Yeah right.
by levraiclaret
Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Erling Haaland
Replies: 31
Views: 2955

Re: Erling Haaland

Devils_Advocate wrote:
Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:04 pm
Great player but dont think he'd fit into a Shaun Dyche team so I wouldnt have him at Burnley
Not a fan just an annoying troll.
by levraiclaret
Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Positives From Tonight
Replies: 55
Views: 3054

Re: Positives From Tonight

I won't have to listen to that patronising prat commentating again!
by levraiclaret
Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Positives From Tonight
Replies: 55
Views: 3054

Re: Positives From Tonight

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:34 pm
We looked way off the pace tonight because we're way behind on pace and speed of thought to the top sides.

Taylor was alright. Dwight had his moments and the keeper did well.

But they could have scored 10 without getting out of 2nd gear.
What is it about "positives" you don't understand?
by levraiclaret
Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's Lineup
Replies: 306
Views: 11685

Re: Tonight's Lineup

Buxtonclaret wrote:
Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:48 pm
Pretty sure the Coms on the official stream is an St holder over at Bollywood.
he's a patronising git.
by levraiclaret
Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's Lineup
Replies: 306
Views: 11685

Re: Tonight's Lineup

Wasn't that long ago that they were in league one idolizing players like Michael Branch. They only got through they year on playoffs beating Gillingham on penalties. If they were in a less fashionable area they'd be just as crap now as Bradford City, Nottingham Forest or Sheffield Wednesday. and Ha...
by levraiclaret
Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's Lineup
Replies: 306
Views: 11685

Re: Tonight's Lineup

fidelcastro wrote:
Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:20 pm
Did Taylor dive just then?

I thought our players didn't do things like that?
No the ref favoured the "big" club as per usual.
by levraiclaret
Wed Sep 30, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley - The most boring circus in the North West
Replies: 54
Views: 3842

Re: Burnley - The most boring circus in the North West

CFS wrote:
Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:16 pm
That ain't one performance mate it's 4 years of hoofball that has put many Burnley fans off never mind other fans.
What were you just saying about Otamendi being better than Tarks?
by levraiclaret
Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dychonomics vs The Football Pyramid
Replies: 25
Views: 1194

Re: Dychonomics vs The Football Pyramid

Maybe because many of their players develop in the lower leagues. Maybe because clubs are viewed as community assets, they are not hedge funds.
by levraiclaret
Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dychonomics vs The Football Pyramid
Replies: 25
Views: 1194

Dychonomics vs The Football Pyramid

Article by Jonathan Liew on the PL clubs helping the smaller clubs through the current crisis. https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2020/sep/29/deadly-dychonomics-premier-league-clubs-wont-care-if-efl-teams-go-under I was taken aback at Dyche's lack of sympathy for the lower leagues where he sp...
by levraiclaret
Sun Sep 27, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Southampton - Player Ratings
Replies: 75
Views: 4737

Re: Burnley v Southampton - Player Ratings

Pope 6
Bardsley 6
Long 5
Dunne 6
Taylor 7*
Brownhill 6
Stephens 5
Westwood 5
McNeil 5
Wood 6
Vydra 5
by levraiclaret
Sat Sep 26, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tark - transfer
Replies: 1175
Views: 86274

Re: Tark - transfer

Tarky will hate it at Leicester.. Full of foreign players, banter nothing like our dressing room. The 100k a week might help a little I suppose!!! He needs to dump that interfering stupid bird of his and stay with the mightly clarets... Knowing he was second choice behind Wesley Fofana and being ri...
by levraiclaret
Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 3940
Views: 256435

Re: ALK Capital...

Extract from an article in the Athletic from a couple of days ago. " And then you have the States, where sports franchises have been through this period of exponential growth. Between 2015 and 2020, the enterprise values of NBA teams have risen by an average of $300 million. So you have a saturated ...
by levraiclaret
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 3940
Views: 256435

Re: ALK Capital...

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:30 am
How much has been yearly in bonuses to the board ?
The same as the increase in ST prices.
by levraiclaret
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stephens deal imminent
Replies: 232
Views: 20300

Re: Stephens deal imminent

Yes, a waste. We let Hendrick walk away, losing a £10m+ asset off our balance sheet. Then we spend £2.5m to replace him with a player who is 3 years older, not as good and who offers less positional flexibility. On top of that we give Stephens a 2 year ( probably with a plus one year ) contract whi...
by levraiclaret
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 507413

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

If Rigg has anything about him, and he has now been with us 3 years so should understand our finances, and how SD and MG work. As a result you would expect names he forwards to have been pre-qualified to meet the criteria expected and at least a few of these to be sanctioned. I doubt anyone outside...
by levraiclaret
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tark - transfer
Replies: 1175
Views: 86274

Re: Tark - transfer

Gomez was a regular for a team that won the league at a canter last season, he can't have been that bad! As good as Van Dyke is you don't get 90 plus points carrying any passengers. I didn't say he was bad, I said JT is a better defender. Gomez has a much easier time of it. Remember how much posses...
by levraiclaret
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 507413

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

Yes, but Keane, Tarks, Pope etc weren't signed for the u23's so balance is needed. Who knows if any in the academy will be good enough, but I think we need to be bringing in younger players who are good enough for the 1st team squad too (not necessarily starters) - we need a conveyor belt of player...
by levraiclaret
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 5927
Views: 396977

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

It is an excellent thread, one of the jewels of the site.
by levraiclaret
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 507413

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

That's my point though - Keane signed for £3m odd, sold for £30, Tarkowski signed for £3m, might be sold for £35m+, Pope, McNeil - all will bring in significant funds. We're a selling club, I have no problem with it if the money is reinvested in the squad. The problem with the last couple of years ...
by levraiclaret
Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 52
Views: 3116

Re: Leicester v Burnley - Player Ratings

BOYSIE31 wrote:
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:40 pm
Having to play your second choice left back on the right wing is an embarrassment at any level
We didn't have to do that, Dyche could have brought Vydra on and played Rodriguez on the right wing.
by levraiclaret
Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions vs Foxes
Replies: 57
Views: 2076

Re: Predictions vs Foxes

JohnMac wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:32 pm
A plucky 1-0 loss
A plucky 1 - 1 draw.
by levraiclaret
Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Long and Dunne v Leicester?
Replies: 52
Views: 3019

Re: Long and Dunne v Leicester?

Murger wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:38 pm
If Tarks doesn't play, he's off. And if we get dicked because of our lack of investment, Garlick deserves all the pelters he's gonna get.
My foxes supporting neighbour says he has heard that a deal has already been agreed with Leicester at £35m.

Bull **** or fox ****, time will tell.
by levraiclaret
Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tark - transfer
Replies: 1175
Views: 86274

Re: Tark - transfer

Gomez plays for England - tarks isn't even in the squad Otamendi plays for Argentina and has won the premier League I'd have lindelof or.maguire ahead of tarks anyday Ruduger is a German international and premier League winner Luiz is just luiz brilliantly awful Keane is better than tarks The rest ...
by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: AFC Bury sign Sam Cook
Replies: 16
Views: 1126

Re: AFC Bury sign Sam Cook

Oil be the judge of that.
by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sheffield United - Player Ratings
Replies: 31
Views: 2638

Re: Burnley v Sheffield United - Player Ratings

Pope - 7
Lowton - 7
Long - 7
Dunne - 7
Taylor - 6
JBG
Brady - 7
Brownhill - 8
Westwood - 7
Pieters - 8
Vydra - 7
Rodriguez - 7
Wood - 6
by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sheffield United - Match Thread
Replies: 495
Views: 21809

Re: Burnley v Sheffield United - Match Thread

Stayingup wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:13 pm
You really are a stupid fool
He's more a troll who is trying to be clever/funny.
by levraiclaret
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Erik Pieters
Replies: 39
Views: 3088

Re: Erik Pieters

Pieters set up an excellent chance for Brady which their keeper deflected on to the post.
by levraiclaret
Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tark - transfer
Replies: 1175
Views: 86274

Re: Tark - transfer

I would like to think / keeping my fingers crossed that Tarkowski will stay for this season and give it his all and then he looks to move on next Summer, ideally to a team like Leicester - who would be able to pay the going rate for his level of ability. Please not Leicester, then it will only be f...
by levraiclaret
Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tark - transfer
Replies: 1175
Views: 86274

Re: Tark - transfer

BurnleyFC wrote:
Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:11 pm
Sorry to have offended you, Mike.
No problem Roversfan.