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by Goddy
Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: CT - Memory Man?
Replies: 20
Views: 1417

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: 3226

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: 9200

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: 6037

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: 10910

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: 6241

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: 12785

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...
by Goddy
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ...and that's the Burnley way...
Replies: 27
Views: 4919

Re: ...and that's the Burnley way...

Tall Paul wrote:'

It was just as brilliant last time it was posted about a month ago as well.
Oops - seems like quite a few of us missed it last time :o
by Goddy
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ...and that's the Burnley way...
Replies: 27
Views: 4919

Re: ...and that's the Burnley way...

Hibsclaret wrote:This is not even mildly amusing.
Should have mentioned it's likely to be either very funny or, as you say, Hibs, 'not even mildly amusing'. That's Bob Mortimer for you, I suppose......
by Goddy
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ...and that's the Burnley way...
Replies: 27
Views: 4919

...and that's the Burnley way...

Bob Mortimer's take on Sean Dyche's man-management style.

Go to 21:10

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by Goddy
Thu May 09, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scott Cunliffe - Runaway Challenge
Replies: 42
Views: 3977

Re: Scott Cunliffe - Runaway Challenge

Thought I'd bump this for Scott. Not sure what happened recently but he's nearly hit his target. Great effort all round!
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by Goddy
Mon May 06, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dave is celebrating his 80th birthday today .
Replies: 35
Views: 2287

Re: Dave is celebrating his 80th birthday today .

Hope you had a great day - many congrats, Dave
by Goddy
Fri May 03, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley most sensibly run club in the Premier League financially
Replies: 37
Views: 3327

Re: Burnley most sensibly run club in the Premier League financially

Chester Perry wrote:
my understanding was the new owner in a share transfer had to be approved by the Directors
I think you're right, Chester, which is why I think you have to write to the club if you were/are considering selling or transfer your share(s)
by Goddy
Fri May 03, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley most sensibly run club in the Premier League financially
Replies: 37
Views: 3327

Re: Burnley most sensibly run club in the Premier League financially

don't you have to have permission to sell shares in Burnley? Hi Chester - I think you have to write to the Company Secretary if you want to sell your shares. Don't know if the club then buy them back or broker a deal and offer them. As I say, it's not something I'm looking to do (as if I'm some big...
by Goddy
Fri May 03, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley most sensibly run club in the Premier League financially
Replies: 37
Views: 3327

Re: Burnley most sensibly run club in the Premier League financially

Tall Paul wrote:How long ago was that though? I'm sure it was before we've been making all these profits.

I don't think they're available at £200 each now.
Not sure, Paul (x 2), if you can still buy them. As I say CT will almost certainly know, if not, ring the club up and ask.
by Goddy
Fri May 03, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley most sensibly run club in the Premier League financially
Replies: 37
Views: 3327

Re: Burnley most sensibly run club in the Premier League financially

Paul Waine wrote:Hi Goddy, when did you buy your share(s)?
25 Feb 2013 it says on my share certificate, Paul.

I totally get it's only worth what someone is prepared to pay but I was just giving a view on how different the (rough) valuation of the club was/is.

Anyhow, I'm not selling! :lol: :P
by Goddy
Fri May 03, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley most sensibly run club in the Premier League financially
Replies: 37
Views: 3327

Re: Burnley most sensibly run club in the Premier League financially

The shares aren't traded on the open market, where do you get your £200 valuation from? I think it's fairly open information that shares were £200 each (at least that's what I paid for my substantial holding in the club of one share). I think you have to buy 10 shares now at a cost of £2k if you wa...
by Goddy
Fri May 03, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley most sensibly run club in the Premier League financially
Replies: 37
Views: 3327

Re: Burnley most sensibly run club in the Premier League financially

spanishclaret wrote:Burnley valued at £398m. That seems extraordinary.
...considering there are, I think, about 130,000 shares in the club which are at £200 a pop, that would make our current valuation about £26m only.

(If I'm wrong about this I'm sure Chester Perry and/or Royboyclaret will put me right)
by Goddy
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Prize Money
Replies: 34
Views: 3812

Re: Prize Money

LeadBelly wrote:My understanding:
£84.4m equal share
£11.5m for 15th (add/subtract £1.9m for each place up/down)
£13.5m for 11 tv games (if that's right as per below).

£109.4m
Plus a piddling amount for both the Europa and FA Cup.......maybe half a million?
by Goddy
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man Citeh..what do you think?
Replies: 55
Views: 4660

Re: Man Citeh..what do you think?

I reckon City might be a touch complacent thinking they've got all their really tough games out of the way.

SD won't rest until we are 'Vince Fontaine and his Magic Numbers' safe.

We'll nick a point and hand the title to L'pool.
by Goddy
Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match of the Day
Replies: 98
Views: 6946

Re: Match of the Day

I can honestly say that if the boot was on the other foot I would still be of the opinion that none of the incidents should have resulted in a penalty. The highlights prove the referee was correct in each incident. Not sure if it's been mentioned but the first 'handball' reminded me of the one last...
by Goddy
Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will Warnock go to war at Turf Moor
Replies: 57
Views: 7065

Re: Will Warnock go to war at Turf Moor

Bosscat wrote:If we beat Cardiff we will be 11 points ahead of them they will need to win 4 and us lose all 4 games....
...and if that happens one of the four games they'll likely win will be against Brighton which would mean they would be in deep s**t too, even if we don't get any more points......
by Goddy
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions for the Cardiff match...
Replies: 50
Views: 4986

Re: Predictions for the Cardiff match...

A nervy 1-0 win for us.

Then I hope Cardiff go on to beat Brighton in the week to resurrect their (Cardiff's) hopes and ultimately lead to Brighton's demise.
by Goddy
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Space behind the goals at 1960's football grounds?
Replies: 30
Views: 2407

Re: Space behind the goals at 1960's football grounds?

...and while we're on the subject of 'goals' (as in goalposts), why have we moved away from the idiosyncrasies of each club having it's own style goalposts/nets to the now ubiquitous super-springy nets which we see everywhere? Nets like at the Boleyn Ground and QPR which had a depth of about two fee...
by Goddy
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eddie Howe
Replies: 120
Views: 10038

Re: Eddie Howe

Classic Uptheclarets thread in that the OP highlights an interesting and perfectly valid point, not just statistically factual but also relevant in giving credence to many Burnley fans' perceptions of EH as a defensive coach when he managed us, only to have other posters decide to be arsey with the...
by Goddy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mo Salah - our hero!
Replies: 7
Views: 1192

Re: Mo Salah - our hero!

Aclaret wrote:And some people wrote him off....... :D
Excellent...
by Goddy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton's fixtures
Replies: 62
Views: 4233

Re: Southampton's fixtures

Game over.....
by Goddy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton's fixtures
Replies: 62
Views: 4233

Re: Southampton's fixtures

@Aclaret...like me, wtfdyk?

Salah scores
by Goddy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton's fixtures
Replies: 62
Views: 4233

Re: Southampton's fixtures

I was just about to say wtfdik and Liverpool equalise
by Goddy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton's fixtures
Replies: 62
Views: 4233

Re: Southampton's fixtures

Simply put, if Cardiff finish above us then we're not going to be above Southampton. If Southampton finish below us then Cardiff are almost certainly not finishing above us. So i don't think Southampton and their fixtures are of much relevance. Your scenarios don't appear to consider that we could ...
by Goddy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton's fixtures
Replies: 62
Views: 4233

Re: Southampton's fixtures

That's my point, IT, I hadn't even given Southampton a second thought until Bodge, on the 'Cardiff at Home' thread prompted me to check them out. No one's been talking about the fact that Southampton could be relegated with everyone assuming they're a decent side and all set for safety. Whilst I'd p...
by Goddy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton's fixtures
Replies: 62
Views: 4233

Southampton's fixtures

Gone under the radar a bit, for me, at least, but just looking at Southampton's run-in I'd say 'unpredictable' is how it looks. They play Liverpool, Wolves, Bournemouth, and Hudds at home then Newcastle, Watford and West Ham away. Quite frankly, they could win the majority fo those games or lose the...
by Goddy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth v Clarets : Score Predictions
Replies: 39
Views: 1940

Re: Bournemouth v Clarets : Score Predictions

1-1

Bournemouth gone off the boil (esp at home) but safe, so unlikely to bust a gut. We need the points but if we're drawing late on in the game we'll probably settle for that (if that's possible).
by Goddy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff at home
Replies: 64
Views: 5766

Re: Cardiff at home

You do realise they have to play Liverpool after they've played Brighton don't you? Unless you think goals against them won't count in that game. Agreed, Spijed. People being worried that our GD advantage is basically 'at risk' appear to assume that Cardiff will win every game and we'll lose every ...
by Goddy
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goal difference
Replies: 46
Views: 3493

Re: Goal difference

[quote="Tall Paul"]So they're unbeaten against the bottom six away from home ;) Not to get all nit-picky on you, Tall Paul, but they can't play themsleves (so only five other teams in the 'bottom 6) and of those 5 teams, they've still to play 3 of them. I agree they have an outside chance to escape ...
by Goddy
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff at home
Replies: 64
Views: 5766

Re: Cardiff at home

@theroyaldyche - I love your unerringly positive/definitive posts (even if somewhat delusional, if you'll excuse me for saying so, on the odd occasion). If we do beat Cardiff I suspect it'll be closer to how we beat Fulham rather than 'thumping' them. As for the general situation, a five point (or s...
by Goddy
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff at home
Replies: 64
Views: 5766

Re: Cardiff at home

@theroyaldyche - I love your unerringly positive/definitive posts (even if somewhat delusiona, if you'll excuse me for saying so, on the odd occasion). If we do beat Cardiff I suspect it'll be closer to how we beat Fulham rather than 'thumping' them. As for the general situation, a five point (or si...
by Goddy
Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goal difference
Replies: 46
Views: 3493

Re: Goal difference

Thanks Spijed (for the table and the website). As expected Cardiff have had a couple of wins away (both of which were a bit lucky, from memory) and then away draws at Hudds and Palace, away from home. To expect Cardiff to go on a winning spree away from home seems unrealistic (although, as I keep sa...
by Goddy
Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goal difference
Replies: 46
Views: 3493

Re: Goal difference

Spijed - can you produce similar table for Cardiff? I have a feeling their away record is appalling and 5 of their remaining 7 games are away from home. (Their other home game apart from Palace which I mentioned above, happens to be against Liverpool!!!) I have a feeling that unless they suddenly dr...
by Goddy
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goal difference
Replies: 46
Views: 3493

Re: Goal difference

...even a draw against Cardiff (assuming they lose tonight) would mean they have 5 games to catch up 5 points. Considering they aren't even averaging a point per game, it's not certain they'd get a bare 5 points just to get anywhere near us. I accept they have games against Brighton (A), Palace (H) ...
by Goddy
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 1317
Views: 131097

Re: Bolton

I guess they'll get 'consent from the League' then, Chester, and get out of it as the alternative (for the League) might well be that they don't fulfil their fixtures which would be a worse outcome (at least for the League), I guess
by Goddy
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 5927
Views: 396959

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

I've just logged in to say 'thanks' to you, Chester, for all these postings. At times it must seem like you're talking to yourself but I, for one, find all this fascinating (and glad you have the time/persistence to keep finding/posting stuff here).
by Goddy
Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So what's a more unprofessional performance.....
Replies: 4
Views: 855

Re: So what's a more unprofessional performance.....

Sorry, Fenwick - I should have thought on... As for the morning after the night before....I'm still annoyed at how Burnley threw it away yesterday. Anyone can go behind against a team playing with 10 men, but to do that twice is almost unforgivable. Even a point would have been reasonably acceptable...
by Goddy
Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So what's a more unprofessional performance.....
Replies: 4
Views: 855

So what's a more unprofessional performance.....

.... Burnley losing at home against a team with 10 men for 85 mins or England only managing to scrape a last second draw against Scotland, at home, having been leading 31-0?
by Goddy
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets v Foxes : Score Predictions
Replies: 29
Views: 1803

Re: Clarets v Foxes : Score Predictions

Rodgers on local telly here in the east mids. '9 games to go. We'll finish where we finish. Review at the end of the season then get a good pre-season in'. Really didn't come across as Leicester were going to be at it. If we play like our lives depended on it we'll win 2-0 If we let them play withou...
by Goddy
Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next five games will define the season
Replies: 87
Views: 6097

Re: Next five games will define the season

Exactly, Goody, who on this board would swap positions with Cardiff, even after today's games? I posed this question elsewhere and no-one came back with a preference for Cardiff's situation. Don't see that much has changed right now. IF we beat Cardiff I reckon that will probably be enough (as I don...
by Goddy
Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Burnley fans way ...
Replies: 13
Views: 2008

Re: The Burnley fans way ...

Agree with the o/p. Even though we lost on Saturday our position actually improved. We remain 5 points clear of relegation and another game has slipped by and our goal difference (against Cardiff who are, realistically the most likely to be the main competition to avoid that last relegation spot) di...
by Goddy
Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tipped by supercomputer to be relegated
Replies: 42
Views: 4656

Re: Tipped by supercomputer to be relegated

So, for those stressing about relegation, which of these teams' situations (points on the board and remaining games) would you prefer out if Brighton, Southampton, Cardiff, Fulham, Huddersfield or us? Arguably you might prefer Brighton (seem to have an easier run-in) but as for Hudds, Fulham and Car...
by Goddy
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: We know the players will respond again
Replies: 11
Views: 1129

Re: ARTICLE: We know the players will respond again

....I'd take a point now, too, bobinho. I thought 4 points from the Spurs/Newcastle/Palace games would be a decent return. I think we might get that but totally not in the way I thought......
by Goddy
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: We know the players will respond again
Replies: 11
Views: 1129

Re: ARTICLE: We know the players will respond again

This is a must win game after the poor result at Newcastle .Brighton will beat Huddersfield and other games could also go againgst us.We need to get to 40 points asap Really can't agree with that on any count. Not must win today for us; Brighton might not beat Hudds (Hudds have nothing to lose...no...