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by Long Time Lurker
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

He’s busy in goal for Preston but if you mean Rigg, I was never aware that his brief was to get deals sorted. Player identification and recruitment, including negotiations with agents and other clubs, are a big part of any Technical Directors brief. Obviously ( or thankfully ) Rigg doesn't have a s...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton
Replies: 247
Views: 16455

Re: Tom Heaton

It seems to boil down to who is the better keeper - Heaton or Pope as we basically can't keep both? Why not? We lost Nick to injury last season and needed Tom or Joe. In hindsight Lindegaard could have filled in for Tom until he was fit and we would have been no worse off. The season before we lost...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton
Replies: 247
Views: 16455

Re: Tom Heaton

Selling Tom would - Invalidate the argument that "impact on the dressing room" is super important. Anyone that thinks Tom would place wanting to play above being professional ( to the extent that he would become a malignant influence ) is obviously unaware of his proven character. Invalida...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Not read through everything on here but seem to remember that we were only prepared to offer Heaton an extra year after this whereas he was looking for a longer deal Can't believe that for a moment, when we are giving new signings 2 and 3 years. The offer of a one year deal would be an insult and t...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

:evil: :idea: I thought it might be ourselves as he is an Ireland international. I was hoping it might be us. Good young player, domestic, lots of potential, can play anywhere across the front line, already lives local, part of the Ireland squad, scored 12 outfield goals last season in only 27 game...
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I’m sure Ben Mee would love that. Going into his 9th season with us and doesn’t get the armband. Should and almost certainly would be him. Nods, I would respect the chain of command and move Ben Mee up to be Captain, if he wants the arm band, and name Tarks as Vice Captain. Tarks has a good strong ...
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton
Replies: 247
Views: 16455

Re: Tom Heaton

I don't go for this "you're no1" stuff. How about form and performance? It seems to be one of those this is how it always has been so this is how it always will be notions. A No1 and a lesser quality backup. However, if you have two or more quality keepers who can do the job that shouldn'...
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra exit now inevitable?
Replies: 63
Views: 4827

Re: Vydra exit now inevitable?

I would imagine Wells will be the first out of the door Agreed. Nahki has made his thoughts and aspirations regarding his future at Burnley very clear. https://www.examinerlive.co.uk/sport/football/news/unlucky-nahki-wells-burnley-future-16523375 Whether he spends the coming season competing for a ...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Yeah they were actually funny, just watching some of the mardy tarts on here having their little tantrums was actually hilarious, nevermind anywhere else on social media. The club played a blinder now, got rid of Vokes for a good fee, had a stand in for a few months wages and then got Jay for a rea...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

We got away with the Vokes/Crouch gamble and the lack of midfield lottery last year. I honestly believe that the club are on the right approach this time. I think Stoke just bamboozled us into taking another risky gamble. This time at left back. At a guess, the reason why we didn't go after Pieters...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6233

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

So how much should we spend on a left-back then to sit on the bench? Oh, I don't know, nothing to £5m should have covered it. We didn't need a better player than Taylor or even one as good as Taylor. We only needed a player better than Pieters who could offer us some form of resale value we could w...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Another sensible post and exactly where I am coming from but don't let them grind you down on here Thanks for that. Honestly, everyone is entitled to their own opinion, it is what makes discussions interesting. So I'm happy for others to hold different view points, as long as they aren't rude when ...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

It staggers me that - after more than six years in the job and the progress that's been made - there are people like you that think Dyche is driving the bus with his eyes shut. I'm hippety hip hop happy with the way that Dyche is driving the bus. Barring the pre Christmas hiccup of last season what...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Aubameyang is 30 Aguero 31 Vardy 32 Quit worrying about a 29 year old until he's proven you right (although he is 30 in 3 weeks......:) ) The difference is that those players are world class - well two of them. The important difference for us is that Arsenal, Man City and Leicester have a broad age...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Yes, this is probably going to be a long post, yes it will probably border on a rant, but Erik Pieters FFS. Are we under some quirky transfer directive that is forcing us to buy at least one player from Stoke every window? Did we really need to increase investment in our recruitment if we are primar...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: Erik Pieters - BOOM!!!!

BOOM !!!!

More like a barely audible pop or a strangled fart.

I would rather have a young understudy with a career ahead of him and rely on Bardsley for cover or Mee with Gibson getting game time in the centre.
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where will Burnley Finish
Replies: 56
Views: 2399

Re: Where will Burnley Finish

As things currently stand it could be as high as 15th or relegation. We should never under estimate what our lads are capable of achieving. Booking another European qualification place will be tougher this season, but nothing is impossible. However, we have too many exposed areas at the moment. Our ...
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lewis Holtby
Replies: 3
Views: 1534

Re: Lewis Holtby

Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! I used to watch Hamburg purely for the comedy effect of Lewis "headless chicken" Holtby. Unless we are looking to win "yards run" awards, at the cost of failing to meet consistent...
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

https://youtu.be/-Q7btpURvRI He looks like what we are after, big, energetic midfielder In what world is he a £25m player, according to the other link. Going off that highlight reel, he doesn't look to be especially quick ( although his long legs carry him ), he doesn't seem to be particularly stro...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing
Replies: 99
Views: 5893

Re: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing

There are a surprising lot of people who don't like or trust Dyche. For the benefit of those who don't know, the point of Crouch is to come on as a late sub when we're level or losing to give us an enormous target man who will cause mayhem in the penalty area. That's it. Anyone who thinks Dyche is ...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jagielka
Replies: 126
Views: 8022

Re: Jagielka

How much time is enough time to bed in and create an effective strategy for a multi million ££ business? I think 8 months should be enough for a specialist with a career lifetime of experience in a given area to make a positive difference to an organisation. A completed project, no, a demonstrated ...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Crouch tweeted "Swapping the bench for a sofa for a day a week" Does that mean he intends to carry on playing? No, it means he just inadvertently let slip the next planned stage of infrastructure improvements for the Turf. If we want to attract more players looking to see out their final ...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jagielka
Replies: 126
Views: 8022

Re: Jagielka

Some of the comments having a go at our transfer policy are just ridiculous. You don't get to where we are by being crap in the transfer market. Some of you negative twonks should just step back and take a look at the big picture of Burnley FC - it makes for pretty good viewing. Up The Premier Leag...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Number 9 at Gawthorpe this morning!
Replies: 12
Views: 2478

Re: New Number 9 at Gawthorpe this morning!

Very hard to assess. Appalling defending, Nakhi Wells or John Walters would look good against that Sorry Rob, I didn't notice this earlier. I think the rumour mill has Claude Maurice pegged at £15m+ with a couple of clubs supposed to be showing interest, which would be too much of a risk for us. I'...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Eleven new scholars sign in for new season
Replies: 7
Views: 874

Re: ARTICLE: Eleven new scholars sign in for new season

Good luck young men. Work hard. and enjoy it. On the flip side, apart from Joel Senior no news of anybody "new" to the club and no next level players bought to fuel our aspirations or increase our viable "in house" options should we experience relegation. More worryingly are the...
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tag help!
Replies: 9
Views: 405

Re: Tag help!

https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=removing+shop+magnetic+security+tags Failing that, have a shopping trip and look for a store that uses the same system. Having found one politely explain your problem, appeal to the good nature of the shop assistant and ask them to remove it. I ...
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Number 9 at Gawthorpe this morning!
Replies: 12
Views: 2478

Re: New Number 9 at Gawthorpe this morning!

Very hard to assess. Appalling defending, Nakhi Wells or John Walters would look good against that Nods, it would be a very big step up for him, but young strikers in our price range are pretty thin on the ground. He isn't going to get a lot better without making a move to a better class of competi...
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rafa Goes For A Chinese
Replies: 34
Views: 1246

Re: Rafa Goes For A Chinese

Good bit of news, could make our difficult job this season a little bit easier. Well done Ashley, now take off the tin foil hat so I can transmit telepathic messages about signing Mark Hughes and ignoring the surprise availablility of Chris Hughton ( notch up another victim of the TD's and their ego...
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Number 9 at Gawthorpe this morning!
Replies: 12
Views: 2478

Re: New Number 9 at Gawthorpe this morning!

Any one Come on down Jordan Hugill the time is right! or failing that Andy Carroll to get the maximum usage out of our medical facilities You did say any one I'm still crossing my fingers for the outside, very unlikely to happen because he doesn't live around the corner from the Turf, possibility t...
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

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Forget Jagielka, it's time to get Timmy on the line before another team gazumps us :D

Not sure how his Mallet will go down with Var though.
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I love the idea of 7 loos. Why 7? 1 for each of the cardinal directions ( N,S,E and W ) and three of the inter cardinal directions. It has something to do with Feng Shui and the potential for bad smells blowing back depending on the wind direction. Thats why you should stop at 7, leaving one direct...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bardsley
Replies: 44
Views: 3338

Re: Bardsley

What are beach shoes exactly? A picture of those would have been nice to add some context to the story. Are we talking flippers, flip flops, sandals, water shoes, wellingtons or hob nail boots? Would these be suitable for a screaming blonde? https://secure.i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01396/...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Why this transfer window will be challenging Reasonable point and the follow on applies. The gap between the richest clubs and the poorest is widening at a ridiculous rate, but I doubt it will stop the rich clubs demanding an even greater slice of the financial pie until the whole system comes cras...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bardsley
Replies: 44
Views: 3338

Re: Bardsley

What I found interesting was the camera bloke, or someone near him, saying "his name is Josh, remember that" for when we ring the papers to sell the story (presumably). The difference between us and public figures is that when they do something that could be newspaper material the first th...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ward completes Stoke deal
Replies: 12
Views: 1113

Re: ARTICLE: Ward completes Stoke deal

Excellent news, really happy to see Wardy secure a new club. He was outstanding for us and I would have welcomed another year on his contract.

Nice to see he found a club closer to home as well. I think I read somewhere that he was looking to move closer to the midlands. Could be wrong on that one.
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouchfest
Replies: 8
Views: 2066

Re: Crouchfest

Really good to see this. Coming up with a risky off the wall idea, running with it, putting everything together in a short space of time and pulling off a successful event is a massive undertaking and hugely impressive. All credit to everyone that contributed, they deserve it. I thought having all t...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I've opened a new thread for rambling discussions, being the chief rambler I felt it my duty to do so :)
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER SPECULATION (NO LINK NEEDED)
Replies: 13
Views: 1730

BFC TRANSFER SPECULATION (NO LINK NEEDED)

Since the other thread is getting a bit crowded I've started this one for ramblings without a link. That way the other thread has a chance of returning to its original, and worthy, goal of posts showing BFC transfer news WITH LINKS. Not much to add to start things off, other than I was a bit ****** ...
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I totally agree it is the type of potential we should be signing. Some utc posters will want a foreign import costing millions. If dyche has actually met with him there's probably a good chance of signing him if he likes an omelette. I think our biggest problem might be the emphasis we place on the...
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

We have plenty of time left in the window. I think I've been more vocally sceptical about Rigg than anyone else. It helps to keep the new guy on his toes. Having listened to him awhile back on Training Ground Guru Podcast he seems to be settling in well at the club and he gave a good interview witho...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/sport/football/portsmouth-fc/report-burnley-join-millwall-and-wigan-in-race-for-portsmouth-winger-jamal-lowe-1-8964934 Lowe is 25 next month, so we aren't talking about a player for the development squads, and prior to last season he never really stood out. Last season w...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I think I've been fleeced
Replies: 15
Views: 1815

Re: I think I've been fleeced

Rileybobs wrote:Should the punchline not have come at the end?


He paid up front.
by Long Time Lurker
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Earlier in the window we were rumoured to be interested in Luca Connell at Bolton, but it looks like he might be off to Celtic. https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/sport/football/4361784/luca-connell-celtic-bolton-transfer-news/ Our previous Chief Analyst Lee Darnbrough, who is now with Hull, appears t...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

A good player can be born anywhere and with the right training they will develop. Every league has stand out players, including the Scottish League. I don't recall us playing Aberdeen off the pitch last year in the Europa. We beat them by the skin of our teeth in extra time and they had a team full ...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jo Brand
Replies: 209
Views: 5477

Re: Jo Brand

It's only a joke if it's remotely funny or witty. Why did they throw milkshake at Farage, surely a more fitting projectile for a bell end would be cheese. Hard chedder if you are No Deal Nationalist or a soft Camembert if you want to fall into line with Europe and remain. Okay, it's not funny, but i...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Nice friendly for Burnley’s
Replies: 15
Views: 1586

Re: ARTICLE: Nice friendly for Burnley’s

Cuddly Toys at the ready

Nice to see you, to see you nice

Cue the Brucie catchphrases

Give us a twirl Ashley

Hopefully, we will get to see a bit of Patrick Burner, if he hasn't left by then.
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Mitchell lands Larne deal
Replies: 8
Views: 859

Re: ARTICLE: Mitchell lands Larne deal

Great to hear that quite a few of the released lads are finding new homes to continue their football careers.
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2034
Views: 188960

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

£2.75m according to Nixon, with no English clubs likely to compete at that price, given that if he fails to step up they might suffer a loss of half that. https://thisisfutbol.com/2019/06/rumour-mill/terms-of-turnbull-fee-revealed-in-celtic-boost/ Personally, I would say that a potential loss of £1....
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds move for Vydra
Replies: 167
Views: 10470

Re: Leeds move for Vydra

I'm not going to quote long time lurker for obvious reasons. I'm not an expert although some might be able to answer the question. Burnley signed Vydra for say £12m, if it was spread over 3 years, say £5m upfront and the rest in instalments. What happens if we sell him after 1 season? Do we have to...
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC scrapping free licences for over 75s
Replies: 205
Views: 3760

Re: BBC scrapping free licences for over 75s

I blame the TV manufacturers for not spotting an opportunity. At the moment if your TV or other equipment is capable of receiving BBC you have to buy a license fee. They could easily sell TV's that can't be tuned into the BBC channels. That way when the TV detector people knock on a door the person ...

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