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by dsr
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Can you score direct from a goalkick?
Replies: 29
Views: 855

Re: Can you score direct from a goalkick?

tim_noone wrote:
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:03 pm
Can I suggest Chris Wood take the Goal kicks from now on...
You'd deprive him of being up front on the one occasion that he couldn't be offside? :shock:
by dsr
Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 3 from 5 already
Replies: 163
Views: 10501

Re: 3 from 5 already

Conroysleftfoot wrote:
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:17 am
It will be interesting to see how West Brom get on at West Ham tonight, especially after our performance there at the weekend.
If they get another couple of cheap penalties they could be in.
by dsr
Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Storm Christoph
Replies: 22
Views: 2067

Re: Storm Christoph

That’s a very multi cultural list. Very 21st century Multicultural? I can't work out whether it is actually a list that is nothing but trendy, or whether it's a list written by someone who is determined to prove him or herself to be nothing but trendy. I did have an Uncle Wilson, mind you. Wilson P...
by dsr
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Storm Christoph
Replies: 22
Views: 2067

Re: Storm Christoph

jdrobbo wrote:
Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:09 am
One month of January rain expected in just 48 hours!
That line is always used as if it was something unusual. Do reporters believe that in a normal month we get exactly the average rainfall every day?
by dsr
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Max Meyer - CP
Replies: 28
Views: 2123

Re: Max Meyer - CP

20m over 3 years and played 46 games. Works out at 434k per game. Just slightly less than our own Robbie Brady who has cost in the region of 23m - 40k per week over 5 years plus reported 13m transfer fee. 74 league appearances at 316k per game. Or Steven Defour at 279k per game. On the other hand, ...
by dsr
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is this person currently in the PL
Replies: 45
Views: 2210

Re: Who is this person currently in the PL

These men have all played football and will all have team photos showing them age 14. What is the point if guessing what they looked like when the answers are known? It might be interesting to compare, just to see exactly how rubbish the guesses are.
by dsr
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Penny on Fuel......
Replies: 28
Views: 1817

Re: Penny on Fuel......

Are you sneaking in a political thread by disguising it as a thread about a former Burnley goalkeeper? ;)
by dsr
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How to Spot a Yorkshireman?
Replies: 109
Views: 2498

Re: How to Spot a Yorkshireman?

Didn't we both win as Henry Tudor united the 2 houses of York and Lancaster (not Yorkshire and Lancashire 😉) when he kicked Dickie 3's butt at Bosworth (no penalties required there) Or put another way, Henry Tudor won the war and took the most favoured Yorkie woman as his prize? Actually, she had a...
by dsr
Mon Jan 18, 2021 12:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How to Spot a Yorkshireman?
Replies: 109
Views: 2498

Re: How to Spot a Yorkshireman?

Rowls wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:32 pm
So please, UTCers - Can anyone enlighten me of the main signs that somebody may be a secret Yorkshireman?
There is no such thing as a secret Yorkshireman. If he hasn't told you within five minutes that he is from Yorkshire, then he isn't from Yorkshire.
by dsr
Mon Jan 18, 2021 1:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR and the rules.
Replies: 36
Views: 835

Re: VAR and the rules.

They have to do it this way because of the new offside rules. Under the old rules when level meant onside, then the linesman had a good chance of getting it right. Now that level has been in practice abolished, the linesman has no chance of judging which way VAR will adjudicate, so it has to be let ...
by dsr
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ninja foodi multi cooker
Replies: 74
Views: 3345

Re: Ninja foodi multi cooker

I'm just experimenting with "Parsley box" ready meals and a microwave. Works well for beef stew, anyway.
by dsr
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Jerry Jones is getting old and his obsession is the Dallas Cowboys. If he is in any way involved with the purchase of BFC, it will ba as an investment not a hobby. Remember in America, the owners make profits. Any American sports owner who has invested in BFC has done it to make a profit, not to pou...
by dsr
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hugging and Touching
Replies: 33
Views: 1247

Re: Hugging and Touching

I understand that in infant schools they were able to teach 6 year olds not to hug and touch. The only question is whether footballers have the intelligence or maturity of 6 year olds. That could be the problem.
by dsr
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Snow
Replies: 21
Views: 2433

Re: Snow

Yeah a bit snowy in Nelson last night .... https://scontent.fman2-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/133467964_3688147074585145_2897745391514899575_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&ccb=2&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_ohc=UlH7AWhROXAAX9hsA60&_nc_ht=scontent.fman2-2.fna&oh=6ed2e93a891909ad56d5f53d3bfe73e7&oe=6010F8D2 It shows devotion ...
by dsr
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nick Pope
Replies: 37
Views: 3707

Re: Nick Pope

We usually play with two big men up top, kicking accurately to them would certainly help the way we play. Most kicks go too far or too deep, and if they hit a man it's often not a centre forward. Doesn't retract from his performance otherwise, and he's improved his distribution rolling it out, thro...
by dsr
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

But surely the performance element is the responsibility of ALK now. If ALK fail, MG and JB will probably be worse off than if they did not sell at all. If the shares revert to them, they will be saddled with a debt-ridden Club, probably a championship club, with the 50million they had painstakingl...
by dsr
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Hmm, we do all know that ALK owns Burnley Football Club and that it's ALK who have taken out a loan and ALK who are using the club's cash? It would be shocking if anyone else was to borrow money based on security of Burnley football club's assets and to "empty BFC's bank account" but, this isn't wh...
by dsr
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

NewClaret wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:49 pm
Got you. So basically so long as accounts were signed prior to 31st Dec and they were waiting to file them in March, we won’t know any more until March 22?
Pretty much. Unless they choose to tell us earlier, which they probably won't.
by dsr
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Why are you so insistent on arguing with incorrect figures? No figures mentioned there. The figures are uncertain. What is virtually certain is that Burnley had a big balance and now we haven't, and what is absolutely certain is that Burnley didn't have a loan creditor and didn't have to pay any in...
by dsr
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Hi dsr, what it also says it that the new owners of the club will understand their cashflow commitments and requirements and know that if they choose to use the money in the bank today to buy the club from the previous owners (or any other purpose) they will also need to replace that cash from else...
by dsr
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Perspective.....
Replies: 34
Views: 1526

Re: Perspective.....

We've to get to about? 37 points by May and even for SD that's going to be almost miracle proportions from where we are now. Yes, we're playing pretty well, especially defensively, but the front 2 look extremely flat and that's an issue in itself because we really don't get many goals from elsewher...
by dsr
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

December 31 stretching it a bit though surely? How long after signing can you file? You can sign the day after the year end in theory, though in practice you would never get an auditor to sign his bit. But the accounts can be signed as soon as they are ready. But the accounts do need to refer to an...
by dsr
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

So, the landlord sells both their property and their business to a new landlord. The new landlord, as before, borrows money to pay the old landlord. The new landlord also looks at the business and realises that there is a large cash balance - a lot of this has come from the September money received...
by dsr
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Assume the BFC financial year links to the season, in which case 19/20 accounts will only relate to what happened up to the end of the financial year for which this transaction was not a part. I seem to remember last years results being filed in March, so presumably we’ll see 19/20 results in March...
by dsr
Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I am hoping that is will be noted in the 2019/20 accounts to be released by May this year - surely such a substantial shift cannot be ignored Hope so - though they might have signed the accounts before 31st December and get round it that way. I think the accounts (normally at least) have to be with...
by dsr
Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steele
Replies: 54
Views: 3174

Re: Steele

Why wouldn't it have complied with the denial of an obvious goalscoring chance rule? It seems pretty clear cut to me that without the handball Wood would have been 1v1 with the keeper. Wood's minimal contact with Keogh does not force the arm to lift up rather he, if anything at all, pushes the arm ...
by dsr
Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I'm sorry not read everything, so apologies for repeating...but Mr Pace writes "Finally, there has been some speculation in the media about the club’s finances. While the details and figures quoted by some sections of the national media are wide of the mark, I realise that some supporters may worry...
by dsr
Tue Jan 12, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

dandeclaret wrote:
Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:21 pm
If ALK invest £55m cash reserves well, to generate increased revenues, above the interest payment, then the club will do well.
That money has gone. ALK have paid it to Mike Garlick. There is nothing left to invest.
by dsr
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

jrgbfc wrote:
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:46 pm
So to summarise if things go well ALK can make a hell of a lot of money from the club without putting much in themselves or taking any real risks?
But if things go wrong it won't affect them too much as its the club thats been saddled with debt?
I'd say that just about sums it up.
by dsr
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steele
Replies: 54
Views: 3174

Re: Steele

I don't know where you have this notion that his red card would have been overturned. Had Keogh been sent off in a cup tie with no VAR he would not have had it overturned and he would have been serving a suspension. I know in league games, even with VAR in operation, the FA will reverse a red card ...
by dsr
Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Tradesmen.
Replies: 28
Views: 1315

Re: FAO Tradesmen.

Possible mitigating factor: has the tradesman had to buy more than one of this part and he's only selling you one with the possibility of not getting rid of the others?

Or is he including as part of the mark-up, the labour element of going to fetch it?
by dsr
Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steele
Replies: 54
Views: 3174

Re: Steele

Sorry but type of grass, lighting is not relevant in my view. What is relevant is that we are not all playing to the same rules and no way would I accept that a referee would consider giving different cards based on whether VAR was used or not. I believe that by using VAR in some games but not othe...
by dsr
Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steele
Replies: 54
Views: 3174

Re: Steele

Not quite correct because if VAR had not been used, the referee had already issued a red card and Keogh would have gone. Had MK Dons then won the game, he would not have been available for the next round. Therefore, as in the case of Smith-Rowe at Arsenal who was also sent off, yes, it was correctl...
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Of course they want to make a profit, but to do that they need to increase the value of their asset, which won't happen if we're relegated. They don't actually. All they need to do is pay themselves £20m, whether by dividends, interest, salaries, or whatever, and they are in profit. They can then d...
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

The simple answer to your question is that we, or I at least, don't know. The cash reserves, whatever they stand at right now, can't be directly used as part of the consideration. The cash could be extracted by way of dividend, with ALK receiving 84% of the total distribution (before tax) and the r...
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trivia facts ....
Replies: 65
Views: 1181

Re: Trivia facts ....

The first Derby was 1780. The race didn't exist before then. I don't know when it became the pre-eminent race.

Incidentally, they reckon racing at the Curragh (Ireland) has been going on at that site since a thousand years earlier - about the 600s AD.
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trivia facts ....
Replies: 65
Views: 1181

Re: Trivia facts ....

If...and obviously it remains contested the Ball game reference to Derby predates the horse race by around 500 years... and indeed may be the origin of the horse races name rather than vice versa. The horse race was named after Lord Derby, who helped set it up. (With his friend Lord Bunbury. Legend...
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Kitchen Appliances....
Replies: 71
Views: 2677

Re: New Kitchen Appliances....

Bosscat wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:18 pm
Try AO.com and look at their stock...

https://ao.com/product/efuz48s-electra- ... 95-35.aspx
Looks interesting. I can shave a couple of inches off, anyway, and there's a black one which looks a bit better than white I reckon.
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steele
Replies: 54
Views: 3174

Re: Steele

If it cannot be used throughout the competition, it shouldn’t be used at all. If our fixture was played at MK Dons, Keoughs red card would have stood (not getting into whether it was right or wrong in the first place) Where is the advantage is sending off a man unjustly? I really don't see how Newp...
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Kitchen Appliances....
Replies: 71
Views: 2677

Re: New Kitchen Appliances....

Since the title is kitchen appliances, has anyone any advice re. a freezer? It's to go under a counter, about 86cm vertical space, plenty of width, but the depth is limited. The typical 54cm depth would stick out. Does anyone know if there are reasonably sized freezers with less than 54cm depth? Che...
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steele
Replies: 54
Views: 3174

Re: Steele

My issue is that a penalty shoot out at one ground is not played to the same rules as one at another because of VAR being used at only the Premier League venues. I don't see the issue there. It's the same for both sides. Just because Steeple Sinderby Wanderers don't have goal line technology or VAR...
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steele
Replies: 54
Views: 3174

Re: Steele

Do the linos stand near to the goal or way out near the corner flag? By the flag, that's a fair way for the sound to travel and the lino to watch the GK, to then judge them in that split second. If they're next to the goal, they've also got to make a decision that's absolutely right based on a spli...
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steele
Replies: 54
Views: 3174

Re: Steele

The ref would need to watch both goalie and penalty taker and then make a judgement about when the keeper left his line compared to when the ball is kicked. Let's be honest, the ref isn't going to worry too much unless it's blatantly obvious. Unless the lineman on the goalline is deaf, he can look ...
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

The only thing you've missed is that at no point did Mr BurnleyFC pay Mr Garlick for living in his house. Thus, if he had, those life savings would have been significantly lower. Correct. we will now (almost certainly) be paying the new "landlords" directors' fees. Yet another way in which we are w...
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Spijed wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:28 am
That doesn't sound like a good situation.
Correct.

Last month, subject to variation in figures, Burnley FC had £50m in the bank and no debt. Now we have nothing in the bank and £50m expensive loans. I don't see how that can be good.
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524998

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

There are clearly a handful of guys on this thread that know their way round the way finances are set up. Fascinating and educational to read their stuff. When Pace refers to the Athletic article being untrue, my guess is he is referring to the actual figures. The mechanics of the deal and where th...
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: I’ve got to put a bit of pressure on the centre forwards
Replies: 30
Views: 2262

Re: ARTICLE: I’ve got to put a bit of pressure on the centre forwards

The foul on Bardsley was within the added 3 mins wasn’t it? I thought he might have more of an issue in that it was a “soft” freekick Only if he has a similar issue with the dozen or so equally soft fouls they go tin the last 20 minutes. Moss seemed to make it his mission to stop play as often as h...
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: I’ve got to put a bit of pressure on the centre forwards
Replies: 30
Views: 2262

Re: ARTICLE: I’ve got to put a bit of pressure on the centre forwards

I believe so. If Woan is positive, Dyche would have to self isolate if that's the case. Even though Woan has had it previously, it doesn't mean he is immune either. He would still have to self isolate if he had been a close contact to a postive case. If Woan is a close contact of someone who has Co...
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Elite Sport To Stop
Replies: 99
Views: 5330

Re: Elite Sport To Stop

FactualFrank wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:09 am
Not sure mate. And what the hell is Elite sport? Is this a new made-up terminology?
I think it means "sport that can afford to pay for its own testing".
by dsr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adam Philips
Replies: 10
Views: 2576

Re: Adam Philips

There'd be no point picking someone for the first team because of being good at penalties. :(