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by Chester Perry
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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Interesting article from the Telegraph about just were recruitment/scouting is at ahead of the looming transfer window - Modern day football scouting: art, science or a combination of the two? by Alistair Tweedale, in Amsterdam - 15 November 2019 • 2:11pm Even the agent did not look convinced. Dress...
by Chester Perry
Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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Hull join Cardiff in the "we signed a player then something happened over which we had no control so we are not going to fulfil the terms of the Sale agreement" club https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/sportsnews/article-7691257/Hull-City-refuse-pay-Barnsley-200k-transfer-fee-instalment-canc...
by Chester Perry
Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton have a point
Replies: 18
Views: 1063

Re: Bolton have a point

ClaretTony wrote:Still 12 points adrift of safety although they have three games in hand. But they are likely to get a further points deduction for failing to fulfill a fixture earlier in the season.


and don't forget the last game of last season
by Chester Perry
Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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La Liga's desire to play a league match in Miami next month has been foiled by a Madrid court's refusal to grant an injunction against the Spanish Soccer Federation who do not want the game to happen https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/european/la-liga-miami-villarreal-atletico-madrid-tebas...
by Chester Perry
Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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There is still some way to go in the Rangers tax case according to the Liquidators - the true bill will probably not be known until next year

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footb ... e-50m.html
by Chester Perry
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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While Man City may get off with a fine from UEFA rather than a Champions League ban (see post #2427 above, the planned hearing can now go ahead after CAS ruled against the clubs appeal to stop the charges https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50435304 It is really a case of come to us when UEFA has m...
by Chester Perry
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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Speaking of which the Qataris don't really want fans to stay in the country and soak up the atmosphere - it is a rather small place - from the New York Times Qatar Faces a Tight Squeeze for Its Compact World Cup The tiny Gulf country will host the world’s biggest soccer tournament in 2022. But three...
by Chester Perry
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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The first signs of a thaw in the gulf stand-off or just a political play of easing tension as the World-Cup and it's intensive media scrutiny draws closer

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/11/ ... 39178.html
by Chester Perry
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Everton have released an update on the Bramley-Moore Dock consultation project

https://twitter.com/Everton/status/1194661201872973824
by Chester Perry
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

On the subject of transfers I came across this series of podcasts a couple of weeks back - totally focussed on the transfer process - should be plenty of detail (though I have not had the opportunity to listen yet) especially for those who haven't read a lot of the detail that I have posted on the s...
by Chester Perry
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

The Premier League have announced that the dates have been confirmed for the January 2020 transfer window - The window will open on Wednesday 1 January and close at 23:00 GMT on Friday 31 January 2020

https://www.premierleague.com/news/1494 ... 23646621=1
by Chester Perry
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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The Athletic broke the story but as I don't subscribe I will use the story from The Mail - Man City set to avoid Champions league ban over FFP issues https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-7686449/Manchester-City-escape-ban-Champions-League-UEFA-prepare-admit-defeat-FFP.html an awful lot...
by Chester Perry
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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It is the end of an era - Scotland's oldest club (Queens Park) are to finally rescind their amateur status and turn pro after 152 years

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/amp/footbal ... ssion=true
by Chester Perry
Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Absolutely no surprise that Rangers are considering legal action against HMRC following today's news - From the Telegraph Rangers consider taking legal action after HMRC says £50m penalty was ‘too high’ Roddy Forsyth, Scottish Football Correspondent - 14 November 2019 • 6:12pm Rangers are considerin...
by Chester Perry
Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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BT have retained the rights for UEFA club competitions in the next cycle by matching the asking price of UEFA - From the Telegraph BT Sport retains rights to show Champions League football until 2024 in deal worth £1.2bn Tom Morgan, Sports News Correspondent - 14 November 2019 • 10:48pm League, ­aft...
by Chester Perry
Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

And a very impressive 4th at that, considering that to Jun'18 Burnley had spent just four seasons in the big league. An equally impressive £121.5m Profit over those four seasons behind only Arsenal, Tottenham and Man United who I guess had spent all, or most of, those 25 years in the Premier League...
by Chester Perry
Thu Nov 14, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

@KieranMaguire has revealed the most profitable clubs over the history of the Premier League (we are 4th) 1993-2018 as this is what we have complete financial results for - No Surprise that the Top 10 for the biggest total losses in the same period (i.e. total time in the Premier League saw a cumula...
by Chester Perry
Thu Nov 14, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Price of Football podcast Episode 6 - primarily about Football agents (including the latest on the Sala debacle, also why only Richard Keogh has been sacked by Derby for the Drunken party and crash

https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/p ... 0456768772
by Chester Perry
Thu Nov 14, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Interesting move from the EFL - considering what happened last season - they may argue that they are learning from that - Macclesfield charged for late payment of players

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50423155
by Chester Perry
Thu Nov 14, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

In another story involving tax - but tax advisors not HMRC - St James' Place (a tax advisory group) are being sued by ex footballers who were penalised after following their advice - from the Times Ex-footballers sue St James’s Place over tax schemes James Hurley - November 14 2019, 12:01am, A group...
by Chester Perry
Thu Nov 14, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

It is better news for some ex-players and staff though - regarding penalties - but not lost earnings as a result of Liquidations

https://www.heraldscotland.com/sport/18 ... -tax-bill/
by Chester Perry
Thu Nov 14, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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The recriminations from this are going to be huge - HMRC suggests that the tax bill that put Rangers into Liquidation was overcharged by as much as £50m https://www.scotsman.com/sport/football/rangers/rangers-overcharged-50m-in-tax-bill-which-led-to-liquidation-according-to-reports-1-5045604 they ar...
by Chester Perry
Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

So Sunderland's new Investors came in with plenty of hype - but new documents published at Compamies house show that the investment is a loan secured against assets including the Stadium of Light and the training ground https://twitter.com/KieranMaguire/status/1194640493885509632 Stewart Donald soug...
by Chester Perry
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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Duff and Phelps have updated their Stadium naming rights valuations for European Football as part of an analysis of whether they are currently undervalued - much of the press has been focussed on Spurs and their continuing search for a sponsor http://www.sportspromedia.com/news/spurs-stadium-naming-...
by Chester Perry
Wed Nov 13, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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It is not that unusual when a new owner comes into a club that a manager and some coaching staff are replaced - Romford announced a new owner yesterday - today all the staff have been sacked and 15 new players have been signed - this guy has previous form too https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footba...
by Chester Perry
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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The folly of FIFA taking the Club World Cup to Qatar (Liverpool's issues with hotels connected with modern slavery and human rights issues not withstanding) - It has emerged that they have sold tickets to fans in countries where a trip to Qatar would lead to prosecution https://www.independent.co.uk...
by Chester Perry
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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Remember when Fifa president Gianni Infantino, back in 2018, told his board to let him close a $25bn deal with this lot (Softbank) within 60 days ... they didn’t let him. A close escape? - From the New York Times (like my other posts on them it is a long one) The SoftBank Effect: How $100 Billion Le...
by Chester Perry
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

In post #2262 (http://uptheclarets.com/messageboard/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=20891&start=2261) I linked the fines list at Real Madrid - here we see the fines at Frank Lampard's Chelsea - being late for training will cost more than many in Burnley earn in a year!!! - it is one way to reduce the wa...
by Chester Perry
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

The EFL commence an investigation into Macclesfield repeated failures to pay it's staff on time - just don't think that they are being pro-active, the rules do not allow it

https://www.efl.com/news/2019/november/ ... ield-town/
by Chester Perry
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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Many fans would object to players going on strike (even when they are regularly paid late) but can you call it a strike if you are not insured by your club (which is supposed to be professional) Macclesfield's players are in limbo

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50383149
by Chester Perry
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

I have pointed out a few times the difference between the media hype re the numbers of tv viewers for games and the reality - here, after the weekends big game at Anfield, John Nicholson takes his turn

https://www.football365.com/news/liverp ... ing-orgasm
by Chester Perry
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

A bit of detail (and a lot of hype) around the Sheffield Utd ownership furore that is going to the appeal court https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-7674555/Sheffield-United-owner-Prince-Abdullah-make-47million-seizing-control-club.html I am sure that the Footbal League will be looking...
by Chester Perry
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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@SwissRamble does his thing with Norwich City's finances following the publishing of their 2018/19 financial results

https://twitter.com/SwissRamble/status/ ... 9358824448
by Chester Perry
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

We have all heard of bonuses for success in football (and not even for that in far too many cases) but this latest revelation from Barcelona may explain a portion of their ridiculously high wage bill - apparently any player that won a European trophy with the club gets a lifetime salary https://www....
by Chester Perry
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

The Spanish Football Federation have backed down on a plan to replace Adidas as Shirt supplier part way through a 7 year deal and now have agreed a 4 year extension to the existing deal - funny that Adidas could afford better lawyers than them https://www.sportbusiness.com/news/adidas-extends-spanis...
by Chester Perry
Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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As FIFA's president looks for ever more ways to generate income for the organisation (think of a bloated club world cup with 24 teams or a bloated World cup with 48 teams or a World Nations League) - the Organisation has a dig at agents and the excesses in Transfer packages - It is all about FIFA's ...
by Chester Perry
Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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@TariqPanja writes about how a Wada rule could have serious impact on the staging of next summer's European Championship's - naturally it involes Russia - from the New York Times Tucked in WADA Rules, a Ticking Bomb for European Soccer A Russian doping scandal could force organizers of next year’s c...
by Chester Perry
Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2437
Views: 257931

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The Price of Football compares last season's financial results of the 2 biggest teams in Scotland

http://priceoffootball.com/rangers-and- ... t-me-down/
by Chester Perry
Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v West Ham Press Conferences, Interviews, Match Reports and Analysis
Replies: 13
Views: 1248

Re: Burnley v West Ham Press Conferences, Interviews, Match Reports and Analysis

West Ham Chat live stream post match despair - full on venom and despair - like many of our lot last week

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sti_btAkgEA
by Chester Perry
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers
Replies: 233
Views: 3819

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers

Chester Perry wrote:Sheff Utd - just had one ruled out for offside - for a toe around 20 seconds before the goal


decision took 3 mins 24 seconds
by Chester Perry
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers
Replies: 233
Views: 3819

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers

Sheff Utd - just had one ruled out for offside - for a toe around 20 seconds before the goal
by Chester Perry
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers
Replies: 233
Views: 3819

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers

SussexDon1inIreland wrote:It was Lee Mason who ruled our goal offside


for inches where a defenders foot cannot be seen and where the Premier League accepts the technology (for those offside lines) has a +/- accuracy of 11.5 cm that is a 23cm or over 9 inches
by Chester Perry
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v West Ham Press Conferences, Interviews, Match Reports and Analysis
Replies: 13
Views: 1248

Re: Burnley v West Ham Press Conferences, Interviews, Match Reports and Analysis

I am not around after the game tonight - so Vegas (or anyone else - please fell free to update - The Hammers Chat Channel is usually good for the away fans perspective - here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJOj_y ... ZbunykWc-Q
by Chester Perry
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers
Replies: 233
Views: 3819

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers

Wood this time
by Chester Perry
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers
Replies: 233
Views: 3819

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers

joey13 wrote:Does that include Liverpool’s disallowed goal last week ?


it is what they said on final score

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