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by randomclaret2
Tue Jun 22, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football v Rugby disciplinary punishments
Replies: 1
Views: 134

Re: Football v Rugby disciplinary punishments

He'd have been better off punching an opponent
by randomclaret2
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

I do seem to recall some exaggerated responses on here to those who suggested we had tens of £millions in the bank before the takeover. Just for the sake of clarity, what are best estimates of how much the club did have in the bank pre , and post takeover ?
by randomclaret2
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

boatshed bill wrote:
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:20 pm
When?
I dont recall anyone, at any time, suggesting we had £130m in the bank
by randomclaret2
Mon Jun 21, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

And where exactly has it bitten the club on the backside? 6th consecutive year in the premiership, core of squad easily good enough to achieve at least the minimum requirement of staying up, whilst other areas of the club, like the academy and U23's are strengthened to provide a flow of players in ...
by randomclaret2
Mon Jun 21, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

The only thing that the recruitment team and SD were busy at over the last few windows was in kicking the tin can further down the road. Several on this board posted at the time that this policy would come back to bite us in the backside. No hindsight necessary. Was it the recruitment team and SD r...
by randomclaret2
Mon Jun 21, 2021 1:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

We have an awful lot of work to do on that production line over the next year or two given the number of over 30s in the squad who are going to have to be replaced soon. The lack of sufficient activity over several windows will catch up with us if we're not careful
by randomclaret2
Sat Jun 19, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Re: Phase 2 renewals and more lost seats
Replies: 415
Views: 14302

Re: Re: Phase 2 renewals and more lost seats

given that the club are actively pursuing matchday hospitality offerings this comes as no surprise - I was shocked that a single course meal and half-time tea and biscuits in the Brian Miller Lounge with specific seating in the Bob Lord (presumably next to the Directors box) - membership by invitat...
by randomclaret2
Sat Jun 19, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England National Team as a European force
Replies: 13
Views: 638

Re: England National Team as a European force

We're where we have been for the last 50 years or so, round about the 5th or 6th best side in Europe.
by randomclaret2
Fri Jun 18, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We've missed out on Henri Lansbury again
Replies: 12
Views: 1666

Re: We've missed out on Henri Lansbury again

Maybe it's SD's frustration at this one getting away yet again that is causing the delay in him signing the new contract 🤔
by randomclaret2
Thu Jun 17, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

minnieclaret wrote:
Thu Jun 17, 2021 8:50 pm
Burnley in for Pasthis Best. No other clubs interested.
Don't give up the day job, Minnie 😉
by randomclaret2
Thu Jun 17, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

ClaretTony wrote:
Thu Jun 17, 2021 4:09 pm
Young having medical at Villa according to Sky
Ah well...
by randomclaret2
Wed Jun 16, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

 "The only person to come out of the FA in recent times that actually is worth hiring is our very own Dave Baldwin. Granted he isn't a recruitment specialist, but if we can dump Rigg, put Dyche firmly in charge of recruitment ( with Baldwin doing the operational grunt work and fighting the good fina...
by randomclaret2
Wed Jun 16, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Cork's replacement & new winger
Replies: 18
Views: 2461

Re: Jack Cork's replacement & new winger

Ramsey is on £400,000 a week
by randomclaret2
Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

Newcastleclaret93 wrote:
Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:50 pm
Well given our owners/directors have a history of failing at clubs and being forced out due to lack of finances I would suggest that is true.
Do they ?
by randomclaret2
Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

I think Armstrong was the PFA Championship player of the season
by randomclaret2
Tue Jun 15, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

Must be quite a thing for the new owners to make their first signing for the club; this is where retaining Mr Garlick's expertise in such matters will be invaluable..
by randomclaret2
Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

€3m is slightly under £50k a week and as Tony suggests would certainly not make him our highest paid player.
by randomclaret2
Mon Jun 14, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Ashley Young yes or no

Who will dare to be labelled " thick and stupid " ?
by randomclaret2
Sun Jun 13, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

not sure why people fear Dyche leaving. Nothing whatsoever to indicate that whoever replaces him will do better or worse. At some point he is leaving. I suspect its the length of time he has been at the club, and the imprint his way of working has had on the club from top to bottom ,that makes folk...
by randomclaret2
Sun Jun 13, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League Play Offs
Replies: 101
Views: 4334

Re: National League Play Offs

Stockport heading into their 11th season in Non League football...
by randomclaret2
Sun Jun 13, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League Play Offs
Replies: 101
Views: 4334

Re: National League Play Offs

Well done Hartlepool 👍
by randomclaret2
Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ashley Barnes arrested
Replies: 471
Views: 18255

Re: Ashley Barnes arrested

Why do these articles always have to mention the value of the car and the value of his home in these reports. Who cares, he's been a d1ck just say what's happened. Doesnt matter if he was driving a 500 quid car on the way to his £75 a week 1 bed flat. If it was a bloke driving a £500 car living in ...
by randomclaret2
Tue Jun 08, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche to sign new contract !
Replies: 449
Views: 38979

Re: Dyche to sign new contract !

brexit wrote:
Tue Jun 08, 2021 3:14 pm
72 hours up another dodgy piece of news
He is still gong to WBA
Wasn't the article published on Sunday morning ?
by randomclaret2
Tue Jun 08, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Middle class idiots going on holiday
Replies: 205
Views: 7108

Re: Middle class idiots going on holiday

Those who went, went based upon the rules as they were at the time. Not sure why they deserve to be called clowns and idiots.
by randomclaret2
Tue Jun 08, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nuno to Palace
Replies: 99
Views: 6362

Re: Nuno to Palace

I don't understand why Scott Parker would leave Fulham. They were relegated because they had a lack of quality, but a bit of rebuilding and some continuity will see them bounce back with just as much chance as Bournemouth, and they might even stay up next season... Apparently the owners son at Fulh...
by randomclaret2
Mon Jun 07, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:
Mon Jun 07, 2021 2:32 pm
Financial regs I suppose, that's what's catching most out.
True
by randomclaret2
Mon Jun 07, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:
Mon Jun 07, 2021 1:51 pm
Stoke have rich owners, so its not a major panic.

They'll still look to gain maximum value for players
Makes you wonder why they're trying so hard to cut their wage bill
by randomclaret2
Mon Jun 07, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

Stoke are in a really good position, they have a couple of good players who are generating interest it's not far off what could describe as an auction I wouldn't be surprised if it ends up being more than 3 interested clubs before the players end up leaving. Havent they just lost £80 odd million in...
by randomclaret2
Mon Jun 07, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

Hedontplayforyou wrote:
Mon Jun 07, 2021 11:33 am
Is it possible that Stoke or the players agent have given this info out to try and get a better price from us?
Might also be Leicester giving us the Hurry Up in terms of any offer they have lodged for Tarkowski
by randomclaret2
Sun Jun 06, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ollie Robinson
Replies: 39
Views: 3318

Re: Ollie Robinson

Let he who is without sin cast the first stone
by randomclaret2
Sat Jun 05, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: John pepper Mike rigg
Replies: 109
Views: 6744

Re: John pepper Mike rigg

He may well have but it very clearly doesn't read like that, and that is my point https://www.sportsmole.co.uk/football/burnley/news/sean-dyche-optimistic-over-burnley-transfer-funds-under-new-owners_444624.html Asked what his budget might be over the next few months, Dyche responded: "I'd be hopef...
by randomclaret2
Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pre season Friendlies
Replies: 34
Views: 3847

Re: Pre season Friendlies

You dont say...
by randomclaret2
Fri Jun 04, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

Besic has played barely 30 League games in his 7 years at Everton
by randomclaret2
Fri Jun 04, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: John pepper Mike rigg
Replies: 109
Views: 6744

Re: John pepper Mike rigg

You’d assume so, given that’s the only recruitment we’ve done in recent years :lol: No idea what’s gone on and I’m sure there are plenty of stories. My sense was that he aligned with MG and since he’s out of the picture that probably made his position untenable. Otherwise feel sorry for him as it m...
by randomclaret2
Thu Jun 03, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pre season Friendlies
Replies: 34
Views: 3847

Re: Pre season Friendlies

Iceland it is then...
by randomclaret2
Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diego Costa
Replies: 45
Views: 3513

Re: Diego Costa

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:59 pm
The statement is more likely to be Jordan Rhodes :D
Sadly Rhodes has re-signed for Huddersfield
by randomclaret2
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: £30m for Chris Wood ?
Replies: 65
Views: 5049

Re: £30m for Chris Wood ?

pushpinpussy wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 12:45 pm
He just hit form. It happens to a Lot of players. It’s a lesson for the inbreds on here to stick with the players through thick and thin and not panic or throw their toys out of the pram
" inbreds " ? ...
Charming...
by randomclaret2
Wed Jun 02, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Rodwell Free
Replies: 16
Views: 2182

Re: Jack Rodwell Free

With all thats gone on and is going on in the world, I must admit feeling sorry for Jack Rodwell hasn't particularly crossed my mind.
by randomclaret2
Wed Jun 02, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bradley Orr & Magna Carta
Replies: 11
Views: 1848

Re: Bradley Orr & Magna Carta

Didnt Harry Redknapp once try to sign Magna Carta ? Im sure he was interested in the boy...
by randomclaret2
Tue Jun 01, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves want Lage as manager- doesn't qualify for work permit.
Replies: 17
Views: 1976

Re: Wolves want Lage as manager- doesn't qualify for work permit.

Maybe bring their former boss Brian Little back to team up with this chap.I reckon they'd be a good double act.
by randomclaret2
Fri May 28, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No Eddie Howe to Celtic
Replies: 47
Views: 2579

Re: No Eddie Howe to Celtic

ClaretTony wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 9:24 pm
Ange Postecoglou is now favourite in the betting for the Celtic job
Im sure his background in Australian and Japanese football will be perfect for managing Celtic 😎
by randomclaret2
Fri May 28, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Grealish Worth £100 Million?
Replies: 33
Views: 1366

Re: Is Grealish Worth £100 Million?

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 6:55 pm
Why?
McNeil won't fill the role that Grealish operates in.
He doesnt fill that role often for us, but he has the potential to play in that free role
by randomclaret2
Fri May 28, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Grealish Worth £100 Million?
Replies: 33
Views: 1366

Re: Is Grealish Worth £100 Million?

If he does go, for whatever price , that may well increase the chances of them coming for McNeil
by randomclaret2
Fri May 28, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We're forming views of ALK/ Pace, what views are they forming about us ?
Replies: 42
Views: 1823

Re: We're forming views of ALK/ Pace, what views are they forming about us ?

ClaretTony wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 3:50 pm
It's nothing to do with finance, it's the American way of expecting to win.
If they are "expecting " to win, Burnley perhaps wasnt the ideal club for them 😉
by randomclaret2
Fri May 28, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crystal Palace contact Burnley over Dyche compensation fee
Replies: 239
Views: 19306

Re: Crystal Palace contact Burnley over Dyche compensation fee

dsr wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 2:59 pm
Doesn't he predict McNeil to Villa in every transfer window?
Nixon seems to have an almost forensic knowledge of what goes on at certain clubs...Wigan and Bolton are examples, whereas with others, ourselves included, he seems to have virtually no insight whatsoever.
by randomclaret2
Fri May 28, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We're forming views of ALK/ Pace, what views are they forming about us ?
Replies: 42
Views: 1823

Re: We're forming views of ALK/ Pace, what views are they forming about us ?

fatboy47 wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 10:01 am
Naive, cloth-capped, fat-bellyed (bellied?) , forelock-tugging peasants would be my quick stab at it.
If only I had a forelock to tug.Im ticking a few of the other boxes mind
by randomclaret2
Fri May 28, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crystal Palace contact Burnley over Dyche compensation fee
Replies: 239
Views: 19306

Re: Crystal Palace contact Burnley over Dyche compensation fee

Steve Cooper's CV pales into insignificance next to SD's
by randomclaret2
Fri May 28, 2021 11:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion
Replies: 1282
Views: 91679

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Rumours - Links - Discussion

Wonder if we'll begin the bidding for Iglesias ?