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by Steddyman
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 974
Views: 80081

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

whiffa wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:44 pm
I'd rather see him replace Barnes or Wood personally and keep Vyds, just depends if Vyds does indeed want out.
Time to move Ashley on. King would be an upgrade.
by Steddyman
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your advice to Alan Pace...
Replies: 99
Views: 3022

Re: Your advice to Alan Pace...

Stay indoors, stay safe, look after yourself and your family. Football can wait.
by Steddyman
Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Lousy day at the London Stadium
Replies: 52
Views: 1822

Re: REPORT: Lousy day at the London Stadium

Dyche's post match interview he said it was a good performance by Burnley. When quizzed about his strikers he said we had strong strikers and all the stats backed that up!
by Steddyman
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 974
Views: 80081

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

KRBFC wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:05 pm
Can you provide some proof of this? Where did Pace say there are no funds available? Sounds ridiculous if true
They didn't say that. They were just speculating on the negativity Sean has been spouting about having to make the best of what they have. They haven't spoken to the Chairman.
by Steddyman
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread
Replies: 802
Views: 8738

Re: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread

He also said we had strong forwards and the stats more than backed that up. 5 shots on goals in 3 games.
by Steddyman
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 974
Views: 80081

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

Just to show how easy it is to screw up in the transfer market, Islam Slimani has left Leicester City after 4 and a half seasons on a free transfer to Lyon. He made 15 EPL starts and scored 8 goals, a couple against us if I remember rightly. Slimani cost £29 million in 2016 after banging in 48 goal...
by Steddyman
Tue Jan 12, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 974
Views: 80081

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

I think the reason we haven’t signed anyone yet, is that Alan Pace reads this board.

Any every name that gets put forward, somebody always has a reason for why he is crap and wouldn’t suit Burnley.
by Steddyman
Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norris
Replies: 46
Views: 3240

Re: Norris

His distribution including his kicking was excellent. Far better than Pope’s.
by Steddyman
Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Elon Musk
Replies: 3
Views: 391

Re: Elon Musk

A lot believe he is also Satoshi, having been the creator of PayPal and having both the experience and brains to do it.

That would make him an additional $40 billion richer.
by Steddyman
Thu Jan 07, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD press conference at 4pm
Replies: 114
Views: 6281

Re: SD press conference at 4pm

ClaretTony wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 4:25 pm
On the FA CUP: "It still counts, it just doesn't count in the running of the football club, but the emotion counts and is still there."
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by Steddyman
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The law firm behind the acquisition of BFC...
Replies: 16
Views: 1937

Re: The law firm behind the acquisition of BFC...

If ALK appointed them, ALK will have paid them. That's how it works.
by Steddyman
Tue Jan 05, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Pace live now on clarets player
Replies: 148
Views: 7960

Re: Alan Pace live now on clarets player

both will sound great to many now but are unlikely to stand the test of time it is also clear that the club is an asset that is to be "sweated" a lot more In which specific part of the interview did he state the club were an asset to be sweated, or implied that? (I listened to it all on Clarets Pla...
by Steddyman
Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 974
Views: 80081

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

OneFootball linking us to Phil Jones again.
by Steddyman
Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pace interview
Replies: 316
Views: 13405

Re: Alan Pace Interview: Mail online

Time will tell. The point I was trying to make is that usages someone elses money rather than your own shows confidence they have in the business model. What he said was true, many billionairs will use finance for business ventures rather than cash out of their own pocket. These guys have plenty of ...
by Steddyman
Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pace interview
Replies: 316
Views: 13405

Re: Alan Pace Interview: Mail online

A very good interview and nothing in it rang alarm bells for me. He addressed the finance by saying even if they were billionaires they wouldn’t necessarily have used their own money for investment. The reason being, this isn’t a pet project on which they need a return on their money, it is a busine...
by Steddyman
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Michael Olise
Replies: 31
Views: 2638

Re: Michael Olise

nyclaret wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 8:56 pm
Osayi-Samuel Brownhill Olise McNeil
Costa Barnes

Champions League here we come!
You forgot Messi
by Steddyman
Sat Jan 02, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turf Moor in the Snow - From Dave Fishwicks Helicopter
Replies: 21
Views: 2736

Re: Turf Moor in the Snow - From Dave Fishwicks Helicopter

Shocking, you can count the number of roads gritted in the entire clip on one hand.
by Steddyman
Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic ambitions under ALK
Replies: 102
Views: 4887

Re: Realistic ambitions under ALK

Realistic ambitions from me:

1. American hotdogs with French's american mustard
2. Cheerleaders
3. Goal Music return
by Steddyman
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley on Amazon prime
Replies: 12
Views: 1368

Re: Burnley on Amazon prime

That would be fun. Hope it ends more like the Leeds one (2nd season) than the Sunderland one.
by Steddyman
Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

This is the area I’m most intrigued about and had hoped to learn more from the interview. Michael Dell is clearly involved in some capacity, but more so who are the others and what can they offer? Jerry Jones was mentioned further up the thread, along with Dave Checketts. I know nothing about Ameri...
by Steddyman
Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

That was always going to happen. I think you will find he’s retaining some of his shares to enable him to do so. Interesting. I wonder who elses shares they are buying to get to 84%. MG and JB alone don't make that much, and if they are holding onto a shareholding, then somebody else must be ponyin...
by Steddyman
Wed Dec 30, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I really don't understand the sudden concern that ALK are borrowing money.

ALK are a Capital Investment company. They were never going to use their own money for the investment.
by Steddyman
Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

New article in The Atheltic titled 'New owners are imminent at Burnley and they can't come soon enough': It has been more than 14 months in the making but it appears there is about to be white smoke before Burnley’s takeover. New owners in the form of ALK Capital, headed by American Alan Pace, are i...
by Steddyman
Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

fidelcastro wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:11 pm
How much are people expecting us to spend in January, now that this looks like going through?

I feel some are going to have that anti climax feeling.
Compared to the last 3 years, it would be impossible for it to be anti-climatic, unless we signed nobody at all.
by Steddyman
Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

wilks_bfc wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:43 pm
I suppose it’s just coincidence this is announced just as Diego Costa is released from Athletico Madrid?? 😉
I suppose it’s just coincidence this is announced just as Tony Pulis is released from Sheffield Wednesday?? ;)
by Steddyman
Mon Dec 28, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Fingers crossed for the first proper transfer windows in the last 3 years.
by Steddyman
Fri Dec 25, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Let's stop bickering. It's happening, accept it and move on.

Merry Christmas.
by Steddyman
Wed Dec 23, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Corona for Christmas
Replies: 49
Views: 2437

Re: Corona for Christmas

I work in a school so it's most likely i got it from there. This makes me mad. My wife works in a school too and she brought it home. A third of the staff are off with it now. Yet, the government refuse to close schools and say it isn't a main cause of the spread. Most people on this thread with it...
by Steddyman
Wed Dec 23, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Corona for Christmas
Replies: 49
Views: 2437

Re: Corona for Christmas

I had it for 3 weeks at the end of November. Very mild for the first 5 days, then it was exhausting. Didn't want to do anything for weeks, not even watch the TV. I just took painkillers to reduce the temperature and had plenty of rest. The cough lasted ages too. Just stick in there, you'll get throu...
by Steddyman
Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Wolves - Matchday Thread
Replies: 562
Views: 7038

Re: Burnley v Wolves - Matchday Thread

ClaretTony wrote:
Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:23 pm
He’s injured
In that case, he's forgiven. Thanks.
by Steddyman
Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Wolves - Matchday Thread
Replies: 562
Views: 7038

Re: Burnley v Wolves - Matchday Thread

ClaretTony wrote:
Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:03 pm
Which pacy striker?
Our only pacy striker.
by Steddyman
Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Wolves - Matchday Thread
Replies: 562
Views: 7038

Re: Burnley v Wolves - Matchday Thread

FactualFrank wrote:
Mon Dec 21, 2020 4:36 pm
No surprise really.
Dyche would actually prefer to have two goalkeepers on the bench than a pacy striker. Says it all really.
by Steddyman
Sat Dec 19, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

dpinsussex wrote:
Sat Dec 19, 2020 9:27 am
We have trusted this board for a long time to make the right decisions.

Not let us down yet

UTC
They’ve let us down completely in the last 3 transfer windows.
by Steddyman
Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I feel a Christmas song coming on..... 'It's on and off and on again.....'
by Steddyman
Thu Dec 17, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McNeil
Replies: 31
Views: 2456

Re: Dwight McNeil

Shame he has no end result and doesn't make the intelligent decisions when it matters.
by Steddyman
Tue Dec 15, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I really can do without the hassle. My mental health is not good right now, I'm dreading Christmas not being with my family, but then the other side is that this board has become my company. I’m sorry to hear that CT. Peoples well being when making posts is something that gets completely lost in th...
by Steddyman
Mon Dec 14, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Guardian comments on last night ...
Replies: 29
Views: 2675

Re: Guardian comments on last night ...

CleggHall wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 11:44 am
It’s in our/your hands to remedy this, we get outnumbered by opposition supporters in all media comments.
It's not a competition, we already won the ony one that matters.
by Steddyman
Mon Dec 14, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

ClaretTony wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 10:43 am
I am sorry but he is NOT WRONG - he's partly correct although I think he's wrong on the other bid.
I guess we will know this week who is wrong. No need for shouting, let's keep it civil.
by Steddyman
Mon Dec 14, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

The only question that matters on this thread, is when does the Premier League meet.
by Steddyman
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 621
Views: 7623

Re: Arsenal versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Bigvince wrote:
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:21 pm
I’m so happy I’ve just opened a bottle of malt😀
I'm joining you with a couple of glasses of wine.
by Steddyman
Sun Dec 13, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I didn't start the bitcoin discussion :)
by Steddyman
Sun Dec 13, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Is there less certainty over Burnley FC revenues than there is over Arcadia or Debenhams, to pick a couple from the "High Street?" Or, how about Rolls Royce or many of the other companies in the travel, leisure and hospitality sectors? Or, to pick out something that is, in my view, "extremely specu...
by Steddyman
Sat Dec 12, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Nonayforever wrote:
Sat Dec 12, 2020 7:24 pm
If bid A was £180m
Bid B £200m

Then bid A goes up to £200m I would assume CF has a strong case that the sellers have disclosed confidential information.
The £200 million was public information, put into the public domain by Chris Farnell's own PR.
by Steddyman
Fri Dec 11, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

There is no way ALK would provide money for us to invest in the transfer market before a deal to buy the club is concluded.

If it was concluded, then the Premier League would have announced it since they’d have to pass the fitness test.
by Steddyman
Thu Dec 10, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I certainly said there had been a delay and that post was in response to DJW. I did think the deal was going to go through last week. It didn't, as we all know, and I'm not expecting anything imminently. Whatever the reason, and I can't detail it, it is not likely to be a show stopper from what I u...
by Steddyman
Tue Dec 08, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Steddy. I’ve not spent today reading every article out there, or even this board. Or anything at all today in fact footy related. I run a business so I’m pretty busy. I’ve had good info. I’ve decided to pass it on. I’m not saying I’m forecasting any Euro lottery numbers or anything exciting. But th...
by Steddyman
Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Probably this article?

https://www.lancs.live/sport/football/t ... i-19417285

Again nothing new or concrete in it.
by Steddyman
Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

randomclaret2 wrote:
Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:17 pm
No one else interested ? More activity on the Naked attraction and Coronation St threads 😄
Apparently most people are only interest in the page number.
by Steddyman
Tue Dec 08, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

This has been one of the most embarrassing, childish threads on here for a long time. It's like a competition for being the most annoying belmtard in Burnley. Made worse by the fact that it's one of the most crucial subjects of my lifetime as a Claret. Idiots. I love the word belmtard. I was convin...
by Steddyman
Tue Dec 08, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7667
Views: 527099

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Hedontplayforyou wrote:
Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:54 pm
Is the ink dry?
MG is awaiting page 100 before making an announcement.