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by Paul Waine
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley’s imminent application for academy Cat. One status
Replies: 26
Views: 2103

Re: Burnley’s imminent application for academy Cat. One status

jdrobbo wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:40 pm
...but how else would such a rise in stature help us as a club in finding raw talent?
I'd imagine it will make the club a little more attractive to get one or two more "raw talent" youngsters - though, that's not from any knowledge and experience....
by Paul Waine
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Mods
Replies: 14
Views: 1087

Re: FAO Mods

Duffer_ wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:25 pm
No, there are deffo issues with the board at the mo. It appears that hunders of users are unable to like my posts.

UTC!
One in hundreds works for me, Duffer! ;)
by Paul Waine
Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Mods
Replies: 14
Views: 1087

Re: FAO Mods

Minor problem on board. I keep getting notifications that somebody has replied to a post of mine. They haven’t but they have replied to A. N. Other after I have quoted them. I won’t lose any sleep over it but would be better fixed. Hi Trevor, just too tempting to reply to you. Please let me know if...
by Paul Waine
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2867
Views: 305334

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Many of you will be aware of the Saracens relegation that has been in the news - some wish that football could be so strong in the face of such manipulation/contempt of the rules - there are many interpretations of the outcome in the media, including a number that question Lord Dyson's summation - ...
by Paul Waine
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Spurs home game moved for television coverage
Replies: 7
Views: 1484

Re: ARTICLE: Spurs home game moved for television coverage

Hmm, I arrive Salzburg around 3pm (local time) and transport to ski accommodation. Maybe I'll be there in time to find a sports bar with Sky showing the Premier League (rather than German/Austrian leagues). Last season I watched the game, very early morning, in Denver. Again, snow and skiing. Is tha...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche out ?
Replies: 32
Views: 1500

Re: Dyche out ?

BT gave Ben Mee mom - but only because he is Burnley's captain - oh, and he played "quite well" in defence - oh, and he got an assist for Chris Wood's goal (again).

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by Paul Waine
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venice tips
Replies: 27
Views: 900

Re: Venice tips

Afternoon Clarets! I'm heading over to Venice in March with the Mrs for 5 days, wondered if anyone had been and had any good experiences they would recommend. We've looked at going to one of Florence/Bologna/Verona for one full day, but other than the obvious touristy stuff does anyone have any tip...
by Paul Waine
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lifestyle advice
Replies: 103
Views: 2413

Re: Lifestyle advice

Steve, we are around the same age. I had a heart attack 4 years back. I thought I was fit(ish), was still playing 5-a-side, but my trousers had all got a lot tighter - and, maybe, putting socks on was a bit of a struggle. I'm now 2 stone lighter and a lot fitter. Regular exercise every day, almost 1...
by Paul Waine
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1696
Views: 172343

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

boatshed bill wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:53 pm
This is exactly why I wish we'd get our business done quickly.
This is why the club like to do transfers quietly...… sshh.

Nothing to see here. ;)

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by Paul Waine
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: EH
Replies: 44
Views: 3022

Re: EH

Jonathan Norcroft in today's S Times: Bournemouth sacking Eddie Howe would be a mistake Long article - just picked out a few quotes - and bolded the important parts: Eddie Howe is second behind Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the betting for next Premier League sacking but it would not be so much killing Ba...
by Paul Waine
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 544
Views: 16186

Re: Next labour leader?

Whilst I can't speak for the Labour membership, I can offer an interpretation of what's going on, and it's not the same as yours. Broadly speaking, there appears to be 3 groups that make up Labour. There are the liberals - young, graduate, urban, public sector (or all four). Then there are the Blai...
by Paul Waine
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1696
Views: 172343

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

The Times, on-line, today: Burnley What do they need? Creative options. Who do they want — and who will they get? The Bristol City winger Niclas Eliasson is a target. ********************* The Time, print edition, today: Burnley What do they need? Creative options. Who do they want — and who will th...
by Paul Waine
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Abingdon Town Blackburn and Burnley
Replies: 9
Views: 1585

Re: Abingdon Town Blackburn and Burnley

The minimum has always been 7 which must include a goalkeeper. The referee would abandon a game where a team only had 6 players. I can think of a game played by Sheffield United when managed by Warnock where this happened. Based on the Burnley Express report - posted above - the Rovers team had 11 ...
by Paul Waine
Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Abingdon Town Blackburn and Burnley
Replies: 9
Views: 1585

Abingdon Town Blackburn and Burnley

Rod Liddle in today's Sunday Times Sport: The strange story of Abingdon Town, who gave up at 8-0 down in their local derby We know the story, Abingdon Town were 8-0 down at half-time in the local derby v Abingdon United and the team decided to go home rather than come out for the 2nd half. Was anyon...
by Paul Waine
Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How much money do we have ?
Replies: 52
Views: 2119

Re: How much money do we have ?

Fag packet calc, 30 players in the squad on average of 30k a week is 47 million, please someone explain where the other 43 is going...I realise there is NI, agents fees etc..but if we have one player in there over 30k then I'm staggered. Very crude calc I know, but something doesn't stack up. I rec...
by Paul Waine
Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HMRC have issued an arrest warrant.
Replies: 23
Views: 1929

Re: HMRC have issued an arrest warrant.

that reminds me, I must pay some tax by 31-Jan. ;)
by Paul Waine
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How much money do we have ?
Replies: 52
Views: 2119

Re: How much money do we have ?

I was alerted to a post on this thread that was libelous. The post has been removed, as has the poster temporarily. What was more concerning was the number of people who opted to like the libelous post and the number who opted to reply to it. So please be very careful what you reply to. First time ...
by Paul Waine
Fri Jan 03, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Gibson
Replies: 80
Views: 6850

Re: Ben Gibson

We tried playing with a back three last season - nearly worked at Wembley with a back to the walls performance against Spurs with a three of Long, Tarkowski, Mee but there is no doubt that the Tarkowski, Mee, Gibson three didn't work at all. I nearly posted that I'd also have Kevin Long in the "Tyr...
by Paul Waine
Fri Jan 03, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Gibson
Replies: 80
Views: 6850

Re: Ben Gibson

I've no idea whether we signed Gibson, thinking Mee was on his way or not, but from our POV it was a sound move as a backup. It just so happened that neither Tarkowski nor Mee have missed any/many games. That's just the way it is sometimes in football. It wasn't a bad move on our part though, but w...
by Paul Waine
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ethical Veganism
Replies: 24
Views: 551

Re: Ethical Veganism

Isn't the guy's concern about the way his pension was being invested?
by Paul Waine
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How much money do we have ?
Replies: 52
Views: 2119

Re: How much money do we have ?

Here we go guys, the link to BFC's financial reports: BURNLEY FOOTBALL & ATHLETIC COMPANY,LIMITED(THE) - Company number 00054222 https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/00054222 and the "top company:" BURNLEY FC HOLDINGS LIMITED - Company number 08335231 https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company...
by Paul Waine
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rory Burns
Replies: 5
Views: 682

Re: Rory Burns

jrgbfc wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:48 pm
England opener sent home from South Africa after injuring himself playing football :lol: This tour is turning into a complete disaster, still plenty of time for more to go wrong yet as well.
Any good? Cheeky bid? ;) ;) ;)
by Paul Waine
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: George Boyd praises Mr Dyche and Burnley
Replies: 34
Views: 2366

Re: George Boyd praises Mr Dyche and Burnley

Brady should watch videos of this lad and Arfield every training session. He has as much if not more talent than these two combined. But nowhere near the desire or workrate of one of them! I hope Robbe Brady and all the squad are participating in the "intense" training, as George Boyd describes and...
by Paul Waine
Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: eddie howe and david moyes
Replies: 21
Views: 1591

Re: eddie howe and david moyes

Just thinking, if Bournemouth go down Sean Dyche will be the longest serving manager in the Premier League. :)

Happy New Year, everyone.

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by Paul Waine
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shots again
Replies: 32
Views: 1573

Re: Shots again

Tall Paul wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:30 pm
I think we had more shots today than any other game this season.
Didn't we have more at Arsenal? and lose that one, as well :(
by Paul Waine
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I didn't watch today
Replies: 20
Views: 910

Re: I didn't watch today

Only 19561 for a bank holiday fixture has to be a worry for the board. Not the money angle but in terms of support required if we are going to stay up. On tv, 12:30 KO - the "morning" after new year's eve - that will always take numbers off - unless we are on a winning streak - which, we all know, ...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Tom Heaton's Fellows
Replies: 400
Views: 11991

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Tom Heaton's Fellows

Nice to see BT sport with 2 ex villa players doing the studio analysis.....let’s all be impartial like we were against Man U..... Hi Hibs, does it matter who's in the studio doing the analysis? Does it matter to any of us whether the pundits are saying "Burnley were lucky to score then...." "and ag...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch Interview
Replies: 13
Views: 1837

Re: Peter Crouch Interview

The BBC also quotes Crouchie as saying:

"[Dyche] has a tough exterior, but I've found him to be such a top man. I still speak to him now because I shared something with him. I was going through a tough time with the retirement and he was first class with me.

"I can't thank him enough."
by Paul Waine
Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: time for a buy out if we want to stay put.
Replies: 53
Views: 2386

Re: time for a buy out if we want to stay put.

I think that the OP's thoughts are more significant than some of you give credit. If you really think we can eventually be relegated and just get promotion again, or establish ourselves as a senior championship club for the long term, then lets carry on as we are. But I don't think it will happen. ...
by Paul Waine
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: time for a buy out if we want to stay put.
Replies: 53
Views: 2386

Re: time for a buy out if we want to stay put.

They will easily make their money back (if that's what they want) in way more ways than selling the club. The mega rich are very rarely stupid when it comes to money. What will Abramovic or Mansour make when they want out at Chelsea and City? Its about more than what they will get when they come to...
by Paul Waine
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency - Has the bubble burst?
Replies: 86
Views: 5903

Re: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency - Has the bubble burst?

Not sure if anyone on here has heard of Pi, but you can mine it on your mobile phone. There is a white paper setting out the project, will give you an understanding of the project and timeframe. Pi is a new digital currency being developed by a group of Stanford PhD's. For a limited time, you can j...
by Paul Waine
Thu Dec 26, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 53
Views: 2880

Re: Everton v Burnley - Player Ratings

Not my ratings - I didn't see enough on a "broken" Amazon Prime stream - Paul Joyce, The Times (on-line from 6pm today, print, I expect, tomorrow): Pope 7 Bardsley 6, Tarkowski 7, Mee 7, Taylor 6 Brady 5 Westwood 5, Cork 5 McNeil 5 Rodriguez 5, Wood 5 Gudmundsson 6 Interesting that defence (back 5) ...
by Paul Waine
Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diesel or Petrol?
Replies: 14
Views: 995

Re: Diesel or Petrol?

Diesel gives on average 20% MORE mpg and produces 20% LESS CO2 so why the mad rush to 'phase out' diesel cars? Yes, I understand that diesel produces more toxic particles but surely the answer is to develop cleaner diesel and better dpf's (diesel particle filters) than to switch en-masse to petrol ...
by Paul Waine
Sun Dec 22, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 544
Views: 16186

Re: Next labour leader?

Let’s wait and see the response of the environmental movement is to the free trade talks between the US and UK. And the end result - if we remember to in six or seven years time. Hi Andrew, what is the "environment movement's" position on UK-US trade talks? Do they have a view on trade in, let's sa...
by Paul Waine
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 544
Views: 16186

Re: Next labour leader?

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/dec/21/us-bans-mention-of-climate-in-uk-trade-talks We can see here that the US has taken climate change off the table in terms of a trade deal with us, and it’s telling that the Tories now don’t even want to be bound by the lower E.U. standards on worker r...
by Paul Waine
Sun Dec 22, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC Directors. Current Shareholdings?
Replies: 12
Views: 1354

Re: BFC Directors. Current Shareholdings?

Thanks for that, found my single ordinary share. Quite cool to see your name of a list of shareholders for a Premier League club even if it is a long list. My pleasure, martin. "even if it is a long list...…" Surely someone playing on the left wing should have more generous views on "the many" part...
by Paul Waine
Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC Directors. Current Shareholdings?
Replies: 12
Views: 1354

Re: BFC Directors. Current Shareholdings?

Companies House Beta for all your company information needs, including directors (and other officers) - and the financial accounts. Free to access (a few years back there was a small fee). BURNLEY FOOTBALL & ATHLETIC COMPANY,LIMITED(THE) Company number 00054222 The above is the football club - and i...
by Paul Waine
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Merry Christmas all
Replies: 10
Views: 631

Re: Merry Christmas all

Merry Christmas to all.

Santa hats to be worn at Bournemouth, tomorrow.

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by Paul Waine
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: European Holidays after Brexit
Replies: 85
Views: 3591

Re: European Holidays after Brexit

I’m no insurance expert but wouldn’t your worldwide be based on the fact that 95%? of British holidays are taken in Europe. Where costs are minimal. Now the EU is about to become worldwide that 95%? will be taken into account. Hi Trevor, is that "worldwide excluding USA" or "worldwide including USA...
by Paul Waine
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: European Holidays after Brexit
Replies: 85
Views: 3591

Re: European Holidays after Brexit

Not sure why you're making such big personal issue out of this. Why would I want anyone to be wailing? I said that I expect premiums to rise. Most independent sources seem to agree. You seem to be agreeing. The article you quoted says so. Ok, maybe using the term "rocket" was not the best choice of...
by Paul Waine
Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jbg
Replies: 32
Views: 2810

Re: Jbg

anyone thinking JBG will be like a "new signing" if he's fit by Jan? ;)

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by Paul Waine
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Making parent and child deals/promises/bets **update, proud dad**
Replies: 13
Views: 430

Re: Making parent and child deals/promises/bets

Super proud dad moment! She completed it without a single stop/walk, and it was so boggy and huge puddles in places. That's a tough run for a first time, never mind a 10 year old girl. I'm shattered. Well done, MACCA. Who knows, your 10 year old daughter might also have got you to the start of gett...
by Paul Waine
Sat Dec 14, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McNeil Interview in the Guardian
Replies: 13
Views: 1652

Re: Dwight McNeil Interview in the Guardian

And, another Dwight interview in Times Sport. Drills with dad made Dwight McNeil an England winger of the future Burnley’s rising star tells Gregor Robertson why being dumped by Manchester United at 14 was actually a positive Hope this link allows "shares" for everyone who otherwise couldn't access ...
by Paul Waine
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 77531

Re: General Election Is On

All I want is a happy & prosperous future for the 'normal' folk of the UK and it seems the choice has been loudly made who they think will deliver that, so forward into the future we go. I'll join you, Combat, in a happy and prosperous future for the "normal" folk in the UK. The results aren't in, ...
by Paul Waine
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 544
Views: 16186

Re: Next labour leader?

It could do with it to be honest. It is a shambles and clearly long term it is unsustainable due to red tape and advancement of medicine. To get a better health care those of us who can afford it should pay more towards it. With some form of NHS left behind for the poorest in society. The country s...
by Paul Waine
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nothing will ever top this
Replies: 28
Views: 2172

Re: Nothing will ever top this

Congratulations, Mum and Dad. Your lives will have changed more than you will ever have thought possible. Everything you do will be determined by the needs of your little one. My view, every little bit is so perfect. I'm now enjoying my 2 granddaughters - the older one is nearly 3 and has been antic...
by Paul Waine
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 77531

Re: General Election Is On

I feel a bit mean poking fun at Abbott, because she's obviously not well. The problem is, despite not being well, she will be given one of the top jobs in a Corbyn government, and without wanting to discriminate against people with mental illness, the thought of someone who cannot function well eno...
by Paul Waine
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 77531

Re: General Election Is On

I've just taken a quick glance at Wednesday's Times. Big "fact check" article. I'll let people take a look for themselves about what it say's about Labour's "95% of the people will pay no more income tax" claims. Election 2019: those big campaign promises factchecked — claim by claim Chris Smyth exa...
by Paul Waine
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 77531

Re: General Election Is On

You're quibbling over this point to avoid the wider one. Under Labour's plans, we'll see a wider rollout in energy efficiency, and local sustainable energy production - so the price people pay for energy will fall. A UK wide rollout of fast fibre broadband will see more people able to work from hom...
by Paul Waine
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 77531

Re: General Election Is On

If income tax rates are remaining the same for people earning less than £80K, the only way they'll pay more income tax is by earning more money, no? Hi martin's mate, Andrew. Just this one sentence, my friend. Andrew was stating that JMcD was stating the truth with what he said. I agreed with him, ...