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by aggi
Fri May 24, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League finance article in Guardian
Replies: 23
Views: 1870

Re: Premier League finance article in Guardian

Fortunately he's not called Eddie.
by aggi
Fri May 24, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Some early turnout figures. Only a small sample but the pattern is increased turnout, particularly in pro-remain areas. Whether that will be repeated over the UK, who knows:

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by aggi
Fri May 24, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

No. I'm one of those who reckons that the reason there is more use of food banks than there used to be is because food banks are more available and that the social stigma has gone. The financial hit from leaving the EU will not be as bad as the doom-mongers make out. For one thing, the exchange rat...
by aggi
Fri May 24, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: May quits
Replies: 112
Views: 2053

Re: May quits

It'll have to be a Brexiteer for the sake of the Tory party. Because all those votes that have defected to the Brexit party - if there isn't a Brexit supporter at the helm when the next general election comes round, then many of them won't come back. I expect it will be Boris. The MPs won't dare to...
by aggi
Fri May 24, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Salomon Rondon
Replies: 48
Views: 3192

Re: Salomon Rondon

Interesting comparing their "efficiency" Rondon scored his 11 goals from 89 shots Wood scored his 10 goals from 59 shots Barnes scored his 12 goals from 65 shots It's obviously difficult to look at in isolation but for a club like us who don't create many shooting opportunities it is somet...
by aggi
Fri May 24, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If you could re-live one goal celebration .....
Replies: 64
Views: 1260

Re: If you could re-live one goal celebration .....

Gnohere's second against Preston.
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good grief ! - Dawson again
Replies: 108
Views: 5467

Re: Good grief ! - Dawson again

Longsider wrote:WBA fan at work would rather we took Rodriguez than Dawson.


That's what the West Brom fan I know said last season too.
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hampstead Heath Womens Only Pool
Replies: 29
Views: 460

Re: Hampstead Heath Womens Only Pool

Just a note on the mixed pool, it isn't open to the public other than during the summer. The men's and women's pools are open all year round so the mixed pool isn't really a substitute.
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

When somebody has been given multiple chances to provide a simple yes or no answer, and they're reduced to saying "it's too simplistic" . Then, despite claiming they have answered refuse to simply repost the answer, because they can't, cos they haven't! Then further reduced to posting juv...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League finance article in Guardian
Replies: 23
Views: 1870

Re: Premier League finance article in Guardian

City are he subject of an FFP inquiry which could see them chucked out of the Champions League, but don’t hold your breath... I was more referring to cases like Brighton - £230m in hock to Tony Bloom, yet he “lent” them another £32m last season. There can be plenty of reasons why a company is borro...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League finance article in Guardian
Replies: 23
Views: 1870

Re: Premier League finance article in Guardian

One thing to note is that UEFA FFP is different to Premier League FFP is different to Football League FFP. UEFA FFP: Clubs can only spend €5m more than what they earn. However, there are some costs that are excluded (ground/training improvements, youth development, etc) so they may spend more and re...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 535
Views: 7713

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

I think the old man was one of the polling station workers sat outside the polling station which should answer most of your Qs Except he was wearing a Brexit Party rosette. You can't be working in a polling station with a party rosette. Of course he may have had stashed outside ready to put on whil...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I think the latest polls have the strong leave at 34 and strong remain at 28 - which would mean remain would need to pick up around 60 per cent of the rest to win a referendum. That's a big ask and I'd guess you're probably right, nothing has changed in three years, apart from opinions hardening. P...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Try me. 1 Did the EU block the UK government from bailing out the banks? 2 Does EU law prevent the current government from saving British Steel. Cut n paste . Start a fresh. Whatever you like. But stop avoiding. Surely proving somebody is an "outright liar" is something any right minded p...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

You can stop the superiority trip you're on. Run the answers by again please. You can cut n paste it for speed if you like. But I really don't recall you explaining why my claim that The EU didn't stop bank bail outs. Yet prevents state aid saving British Steel. Were both "outright lies" ...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Anyway, back to the adult chat. I thought this was a decent article from Ian Dunt https://www.politics.co.uk/blogs/2019/05/23/this-prime-minister-was-destroyed-by-brexit-and-the-next-one Obviously it's not going to win anyone over but I felt this bit was something that really hasn't been emphasised ...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Both? Why so? I've answered that as well. If you're not going to read my responses there's little point in this. I know you want the world to be all simple where "EU bad, UK good" but that just isn't the case. Your frankly hilarious assertion that the EU was solely to blame for the UK job...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Because he doesn't read other peoples **** He only reads his own ****, and ignores any **** that he disagrees with That's not strictly true. Sometimes he reads the responses, realises he's wrong and asks a different question (whilst pretending it's the same question) in order to pretend he isn't wr...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

OK, back to the original. 2008 - Labour bail out the banks and saves London based bankers jobs. Costing the nation billions.  The EU says , " that's fine." 2019 - The tories want to save thousands of steel workers jobs in the industrial north. Costing the nation millions.  The EU says, &q...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Which of these 2 statements is factually incorrect? 2008 - Labour bailed out the banks and saves London based bankers jobs. Costing the nation billions.  The EU did not block it 2019 - The tories want to save thousands of steel workers jobs in the industrial north. Costing the nation millions.  The...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I'm not sure it's that simple Nildesp. My perception is that No Deal Brexiteers will mainly vote UKIP or Brexit, and some will vote Conservative and some Labour. Brexit will also attract voters disgusted by the conduct of the two main parties. Most Conservative votes will come from TM deal supporte...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

martin_p wrote:You haven’t read the question he answered have you.


Shhhh, if he thinks he's won maybe he'll stop with his incredibly simplistic arguments and the debate can return to a slightly more adult level.
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

When said I - "2008 - Labour bail out the banks and saves London based bankers jobs. Costing the nation billions.  The EU says , " that's fine." 2019 - The tories want to save thousands of steel workers jobs in the industrial north. Costing the nation millions.  The EU says, "No...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

summitclaret wrote:You will. Today is very different. We are not voting for individuals today but parties. Robinson us an irrelevance.


Fair enough. If you agree with them then it doesn't matter. Definitely not a hypocritical stance.
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

See above reply to Lancaster claret. You prepared to hold you hand up too? We don't even have to look at the British steel stuff, you said: 2008 - Labour bail out the banks and saves London based bankers jobs. Costing the nation billions. The EU says , " that's fine." What actually happen...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Don’t forget to vote today people. And do remember that a vote for the Brexit Party is a vote for an unrepentant IRA sympathiser representing the North West in Brussels. After the lack of complaints about Tommy Robinson's criminal record and Claire Fox's views on the IRA at least we won't be seeing...
by aggi
Thu May 23, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 535
Views: 7713

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

I heard today that more Scottish citizens voted for Brexit than voted for Independence. I haven't checked the details but if this is right, and added to other arguments, I don't think the SNP will get any stronger. You shouldn't believe everything you hear. That's way out. About 60% more voted for ...
by aggi
Wed May 22, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 535
Views: 7713

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

It's widely believed (just ask Lancaster) that the reason Cameron put the referendum in the 2015 Tory manifesto was because he was frightened of losing too many votes to UKIP, a party who had come to prominence under the leadership of Nigel Farage. Maybe someone else could have done the same job; b...
by aggi
Wed May 22, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good grief ! - Dawson again
Replies: 108
Views: 5467

Re: Good grief !

Let's also bear in mind that Dawson has played quite a bit at right back, (an area that many consider to need strengthening), so it would give us an additional option / cover there. 2 for 1- A centre back and a full back doesn't quite sound so expensive - though obviously he can't play in both posi...
by aggi
Wed May 22, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 535
Views: 7713

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

So the Brexit Party are claiming they have raised just over 3 million in subscriptions and donations. They are 100,000 members who have paid £25 each and 1 person who publically admitted he has put in £200,000. Many members on the forums are saying they added a £10 or £20 donation when the subscrib...
by aggi
Wed May 22, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Robinson Tuesday
Replies: 470
Views: 10258

Re: Tommy Robinson Tuesday

I can't be the only one wondering why there was a horse and cart surely.
by aggi
Wed May 22, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

2008 - Labour bail out the banks and saves London based bankers jobs. Costing the nation billions . The EU says , " that's fine ." 2019 - The tories want to save thousands of steel workers jobs in the industrial north. Costing the nation millions . The EU says, " No can do , UK "...
by aggi
Wed May 22, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 535
Views: 7713

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

It shouldn't matter what she is paid and who she is paid by (obviously it does, but I'm making a point here) May should answer to the electorate. So should the ministers in the council of the European commission. That is basically my whole issue with the EU. It's nothing to do with immigration, or ...
by aggi
Wed May 22, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Just watched this interview with David Davies (not Davis), a Brexit supporting MP, being interrupted by a not so rational Brexit voter. You can see him thinking why the **** am I doing this as it goes on https://twitter.com/BBCWalesNews/status/1130940872445579264? Worth a watch just to see the level...
by aggi
Wed May 22, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How it is when you don't come straight back up
Replies: 99
Views: 3510

Re: How it is when you don't come straight back up

So are you saying that in the long term teams like Preston are likely to be in better shape than us when we get relegated? Not really. If we spend to the limit (and possibly beyond) in an attempt to stay up then very possibly. (There are many, many examples out there to illustrate this.) If we spen...
by aggi
Wed May 22, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 535
Views: 7713

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

I couldn't care less who pays for the junk mail that gets posted through my door. Or who's house Farage lives in. Not when you compare it to having my vote completely ignored by the people we elected However, I think this is a very dangerous stance which I find difficult to reconcile. Complaining t...
by aggi
Wed May 22, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 535
Views: 7713

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

AndrewJB wrote:There appear to be questions over the number of people signing up:

https://twitter.com/carolecadwalla/stat ... 7719426049


I wouldn't put too much weight on that story. That method of traffic analysis isn't particularly accurate so it's not really conclusive either way.
by aggi
Wed May 22, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 535
Views: 7713

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

They have been mainly funded by over 100,000 people paying £25. The electoral commission found no evidence of misuse at all. You cannot hide who funds you, it has to be declared if it’s over £500. Because the current political parties are scared they are trying every tactic in the book to discredit...
by aggi
Wed May 22, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How it is when you don't come straight back up
Replies: 99
Views: 3510

Re: How it is when you don't come straight back up

how it is when you don't come back up - complete proof we need to give Dyche every possible fund available to keep us in the division, stop ******* about with 2 million here or there - if he wants the player then go get him (and before anyone says anything, Dyche isn't daft, he knows we can't affor...
by aggi
Tue May 21, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

"MPs will get a vote on whether to hold another referendum if they back the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill, she said." Does that make sense? I think the referendum is on the deal subsequent to the withdrawal. A lot of people have lost sight that the withdrawal agreement is just the first st...
by aggi
Tue May 21, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Robinson Tuesday
Replies: 470
Views: 10258

Re: Tommy Robinson Tuesday

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If this is anything to go by he won't be getting many votes, none of his supporters will be able to find the polling booth.
by aggi
Tue May 21, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 535
Views: 7713

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

He forgot to declare to who? UK Tax? If that is the case why would the EU i vestigate him. Truth is they are sh!t scared of him and so they should be that corrupt organization that has never had its accounts passed off. The EU. Politicians have to declare when someone gives them a free house and ca...
by aggi
Tue May 21, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 535
Views: 7713

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

Unsurprisingly Farage is going to be investigated by the EU over the hundreds of thousands of pounds that he forgot to declare.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... rron-banks
by aggi
Tue May 21, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8569
Views: 102206

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

May's proposal to get the Withdrawal Bill through: So our New Brexit Deal makes a ten-point offer to everyone in Parliament who wants to deliver the result of the referendum. One - the government will seek to conclude alternative arrangements to replace the backstop by December 2020, so that it neve...
by aggi
Tue May 21, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1208
Views: 41427

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Have we reached peak market? I think the next big step is new media. The Premier League are currently still selling pretty traditional packages whereas the next step is going to be VOD, team subscriptions, very specific highlights, etc. and how to do that without excessively cannibalising other dea...
by aggi
Tue May 21, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1208
Views: 41427

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

If you want to follow that FT Football Business Summit - you can do here - https://twitter.com/hashtag/FTFootball shame we cannot access real time or read any articles without paying there have been some interesting looking ones recently I think one of my colleagues is there, will have to ask him a...
by aggi
Tue May 21, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How it is when you don't come straight back up
Replies: 99
Views: 3510

Re: How it is when you don't come straight back up

This is why our club have been setting up an additional war chest by not re-investing the bumper profits that have been made the past few years. They will give a couple more years' grace before we have to cut the cloth to Championship level. West Brom weren't doing too badly, generally breaking even...
by aggi
Tue May 21, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 535
Views: 7713

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

On referendum night before the results had come in, Paddy Ashdown made a solemn promise to the British public: “I will forgive no one who does not respect the sovereign voice of the British people once it has spoken, whether it is a majority of one per cent or 20 per cent. When the British people h...
by aggi
Tue May 21, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 535
Views: 7713

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

Also, an interesting article on the democratic oversight of the Brexit Party https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/brexit/2019/05/where-democracy-goes-die-how-nigel-farage-copied-italy-s-digital-populists It appears to be very much the Nigel Farage party Its constitution holds that the leader can on...
by aggi
Tue May 21, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Minutes played by English Players in the Premier League
Replies: 3
Views: 550

Minutes played by English Players in the Premier League

Unsurprisingly, Burnley are way out at the top for this https://www.planetfootball.com/quick-re ... n/#new_tab with us being the only club where the majority of minutes were played by English players.

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