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by Steddyman
Fri Nov 27, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

ten bellies wrote:
Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:24 pm
My biggest concern is the motive for wanting to buy Burnley Fooball Club. Are they trying to make money, or is it an ego trip. If it is the former, I believe we are in the sh1t.
That's a stupid comment. The current Directors have ran it as a business for profit for the past 10 years.
by Steddyman
Fri Nov 27, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

The problem for the new board, if we are indeed taken over... Is that because of lack of player investment over the last few windows, we have a few glaring holes in the squad, especially if Tarks can't be persuaded to stay. That wouldn't worry me. We all know it's the influence of Ben Mee making Ta...
by Steddyman
Wed Nov 25, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Jakubs Tash wrote:
Wed Nov 25, 2020 6:02 pm
Agreed.
You usually can't do that without exposing your sources. DJW has given us plenty on this takeover, more than anyone else. Stop the abuse.

I've always found certain posters on here don't like it if they aren't the ones leaking the information.
by Steddyman
Wed Nov 25, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Seriously, are we back on this again. Grow up.
by Steddyman
Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's happened to McNeil?
Replies: 40
Views: 2050

Re: What's happened to McNeil?

Probably annoyed he didn't get his move away in the summer transfer window.
by Steddyman
Tue Nov 24, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Has anyone watched Tedd Lasso on Apple TV?

Begining to wonder if it could be a premonition of our future.
by Steddyman
Mon Nov 23, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match Thread - Burnley v Crystal Palace
Replies: 389
Views: 5537

Re: Match Thread - Burnley v Crystal Palace

The Hung Juror wrote:
Mon Nov 23, 2020 7:00 pm
Absolutely, whereas JRod tearing his arse off to get back.
I expected Brady to replace him. It's like Sean can't se what is obvious.

He's making no tackles, jogging upto challenges and getting beat to them, and nearly always passing back.
by Steddyman
Mon Nov 23, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match Thread - Burnley v Crystal Palace
Replies: 389
Views: 5537

Re: Match Thread - Burnley v Crystal Palace

McNeil needs to come off before he costs us the game. He has no confidence and looks shattered.
by Steddyman
Mon Nov 23, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Rileybobs wrote:
Mon Nov 23, 2020 12:56 pm
Does anyone have Mike’s contact details so we can forward this crucial advice on?
Good idea Rileybobs.

I'm even prepared to remind Mike of his sort code and bank account number for the transfer.
by Steddyman
Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

DCWat wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:57 pm
Why wouldn’t he play them and which other up and coming talents hasn’t he played?
He rarely changes a winning team.
by Steddyman
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

COBBLE wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:59 pm
Heavily invest, new manager IF current manager cannot adapt to strategy of new owners.
That sounds the fairest solution. I can see Dyche walking if ALK is successful and they start to sign new upcoming talents that he won't play.
by Steddyman
Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Chester Perry wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:51 pm
Could will be with the agreement/request of the bidders - I assume they will have differing targets and do not want, "unwanted" new players on the books
Andrew Driver, Henry Lansbury and Craig Dawson will be gutted.
by Steddyman
Thu Nov 05, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Ha ha - always remember the pursuit of David Crossland at Airtours some years ago. Everyone thought, because he was a local man, that he'd come in and chuck money at it. The one big problem was that not only did David Crossland have no interest in Burnley FC, he had no interest in football. And wil...
by Steddyman
Thu Nov 05, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

ClaretTony wrote:
Thu Nov 05, 2020 3:05 pm
Absolutely nothing in there that we didn't all know over a week ago
Agreed, nothing new today, but that was tweeted as the latest update minutes before I posted that.

But strictly speaking, we didn't know that Pace had been looking to buy a house here a week ago
by Steddyman
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Thanks for the input charlton_mad. That backs up a lot of what I read on the Charlton Trust website, which clearly shows the main person at fault was the then owner, Paul Elliot who was in charge for quite a while before Farnell was called in. We've had no indication Paul Elliot is involved with thi...
by Steddyman
Mon Nov 02, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

The strange thing, to me at least, is that none of the pro-takeover lobby seems to have a clue as to how a takeover will benefit either the club as we know it, or the supporters. So what do some of you expect from this investment? Same applies to the people against the takeover. We don't know the f...
by Steddyman
Mon Nov 02, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

CT has gone very quiet about all of this.
by Steddyman
Sun Nov 01, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

FactualFrank wrote:
Sun Nov 01, 2020 11:03 pm
From what I understand, there would be no extra investment on the playing side. We'd be no better off when it comes to players.
I smell BS.
by Steddyman
Sun Nov 01, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

"Professional football’s complex organisation and lack of transparency have created fertile ground for the use of illegal resources,” the European Commission said. “Questionable sums of money with no apparent or explicable financial return or gain are being invested in the sport.” As I've said many...
by Steddyman
Sun Nov 01, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I can’t access your link now, but if you google the name of the company that he has been managing partner of for 9 years or so, it’s in liquidation! If you look at the bottom of the linked in post, you will see it matches at least 4 companies. There is little chance the one you have found is the sa...
by Steddyman
Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Sadly it also tells us that the company he has been running pretty much since then is now in liquidation!! :o :o I’d have no issue with investment from Dubai state whatsoever, just no idea why they have to do it via these dodgy individuals (if indeed it is Dubai state funding him). Does it? Where d...
by Steddyman
Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I've been reading up on the Charlton situation and I'm finding it difficult to understand exactly how Farnell / Elkashashy were involved with the problems there. It seems like they never proved proof of funds, which from media reports they have already done with Burnley. They were already in a real ...
by Steddyman
Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Just done a little digging and I think I have found something interesting: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/mohamed-elkashashy-9896038 I am pretty sure this is the same guy. Private Equity director and links with the Dubai government: 2008-2009: Worked closely with the leadership of Dubai on setting the m...
by Steddyman
Sun Nov 01, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:
Sun Nov 01, 2020 11:19 am
Why would Garlick want to shell out 14 million for Wilson when he is about to sell his shares? Makes no sense at all.
There were people on here who are not gossip mongers and are usually in the know stating this was the case.
by Steddyman
Sun Nov 01, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I thought MG wanted to bring in Harry Wilson, but Dyche wanted to bring in Dale Stevens?

Whoever takes over, I wouldn’t put Dyche in charge of player recruitment any longer.
by Steddyman
Sat Oct 31, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben mee and jbg
Replies: 47
Views: 3018

Re: Ben mee and jbg

Safron wrote:
Sat Oct 31, 2020 6:23 pm
These 2 are our only remaining injured players, but I can't see what difference these 2 will improve our fortunes in the coming months,and before you say cork, I for one think brownhill is head and shoulders better??
Brownhill is quick, but he places a lot of stray passes. I'd prefer Cork back.
by Steddyman
Sat Oct 31, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche - Football Focus Today
Replies: 21
Views: 2776

Re: Sean Dyche - Football Focus Today

Paul Waine wrote:
Sat Oct 31, 2020 11:18 am
'We've gone a bit beyond beating Blackburn'
I'm not sure we would beat Blackburn at the moment.
by Steddyman
Fri Oct 30, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great article about Joe Biden
Replies: 23
Views: 2109

Re: Great article about Joe Biden

Good article. The comments are a really interesting read too. I have two american friends who are really decent people, but no matter how much I've sent them articles about how bad Trump is, they still will vote for him. They both think he is a horrible person, but support his policies; I wouldn't b...
by Steddyman
Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital...

They conducted the interview process, they selected the manager, they've supported the manager through relegation when other clubs get twitchy and fire theirs, they've supported every decision and signing he's asked for in the main and provided the funding for players and a modern training facility...
by Steddyman
Thu Oct 29, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital...

Vegas Claret wrote:
Thu Oct 29, 2020 8:05 pm
Cheers CP I'll give it a listen, I rate Jordan when it comes to this side of things
He seems very comfortable with the situation. That was a good listen. Thanks
by Steddyman
Thu Oct 29, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital...

Chester Perry wrote:
Thu Oct 29, 2020 7:37 pm
full piece here from 9 minutes in

https://talksport.com/radio/listen-again/1603965600/
This bit is really funny about Burnley spending money :)

https://twitter.com/talkSPORT/status/13 ... 83234?s=20
by Steddyman
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital...

NewClaret wrote:
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:06 pm
Bloody good news!!
BTW this is the view of Alex James of Lancs Live this morning on the live Q&A session he did:

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by Steddyman
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital...

Chaps do you honestly think for one second if this man was a reputable businessman or backed by the state as some of you discuss, that he/they would be working with a lawyer who has just failed the fit and proper persons test and who has his offices broken into by Charlton fans just two months ago ...
by Steddyman
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital...

If you read all of Bodens last few tweets, it is clear he is getting that information from someone related to ALK. It doesn't mean they are right though. Still having meetings in the diary doesn't mean you haven't been gazumped. On the surface on what I know, ALK feels a more comfortable choice. But...
by Steddyman
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital...

But the Charlton fan posted something about Farnell asset stripping the club and team, how does a sports lawyer have any power to do this? That isn't hard to understand either is it? A lawyer is the man that files the paperwork and performs the communication. He is directed to do so by his client.
by Steddyman
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital...

Stayingup wrote:
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:25 pm
What exactly is a Sports lawyer? A lawyer is a lawyer. Is it that he happens to specialize or involves himself in sports issues this chap
A sports lawyer is a sports lawyer. All lawyers specialise because of the vast body of law knowledge required in each area of law.
by Steddyman
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital...

Danieljwaterhouse wrote:
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:08 pm
He’s a sports lawyer who has been brought in to legally advise when clubs are on there backsides. Are we in our backsides? Or are we different?
Read Paul Waines post on his own words on what his services are. There are other things other than advising distressed clubs.
by Steddyman
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital...

Those of you still thinking and hoping this could turn out ok. Chris Farnell was the man at bury when they went under. The same man who failed the fit and proper persons test just months ago at Charlton. Next to no one ever fails that test. Chaps please listen to Swansea, bury, Charlton, Salisbury ...
by Steddyman
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital...

SGr wrote:
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:08 pm
Someone talk to me about leveraged buyouts.

If they can acquire us that way, and do acquire us that way, then I’m pretty confident we’re in dire trouble.
Where has that come from?
by Steddyman
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital...

bfcjg wrote:
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:04 pm
When non Clarets own our beloved club part of it will die, part of my passion will die , I support Burnley not a group.
"This is a local club for local people"
by Steddyman
Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital...

No mobilising from me, just investigating what on the surface looks concerning. Supporters organisations would be failing in their duty if they didn’t investigate. At times like this we are lucky to have you and the supporters trust CT. I appeciate the measured response. Let's get all the facts bef...
by Steddyman
Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital...

I am convinced that ALK will still be the successful party. I’m also hearing that Farnell is nothing more than an intermediary and will not be involved should they be successful. Isn't this obvious? I was about to post this. He is a lawyer. People who want to buy football clubs will want to use law...
by Steddyman
Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4250
Views: 280351

Re: ALK Capital...

Feel sick. ALK - seem to have no money/backer. Egyptian/Farnell - not telling me that a guy who owns 7 restaurants in Dubai has £200m to buy a PL club. He did however hold a role with the Dubai government so is it possibly a front for Dubai government investment? Describes himself as “strategic PE ...
by Steddyman
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Spurs
Replies: 481
Views: 10388

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Spurs

Good performance by us tonight. We made them look pretty ordinary.

I bet when Bale signed for Spurs he had it written into his contract that he wouldn't have to play against Burnley :)
by Steddyman
Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Advice required: New TV & sound
Replies: 86
Views: 3136

Re: Advice required: New TV & sound

They’re not necessarily the best TV’s available but they’re a good choice. They used to be seen as something of a cheap brand. That they make panels doesn’t mean that their TV’s are the best, think Samsung and Apple as a similar comparison. It’s what companies do with the technology available to th...
by Steddyman
Sun Oct 25, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Advice required: New TV & sound
Replies: 86
Views: 3136

Re: Advice required: New TV & sound

I should also point out my previous TV was the top of the line Panasonic VT65 Plasma. The LG Oled's wipe the floor with it in every way. TV tech has changed a lot over the last 2 years, with different HDR standards and different connection standards. If you don't want to find yourself buying another...
by Steddyman
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Advice required: New TV & sound
Replies: 86
Views: 3136

Re: Advice required: New TV & sound

LG tv’s are just cheap and nasty,avoid at all costs.have a Sony and it’s best tv I’ve ever had,and there’s been a few.Also have 2,Samsung’s and both good.Q leds arexdear but well worth the money. You are talking ********. All the Tech reviewers swear by the LG OLED's as the best TV's available. I h...
by Steddyman
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Advice required: New TV & sound
Replies: 86
Views: 3136

Re: Advice required: New TV & sound

If you might want to get into next gen gaming, get the LG CX OLED. It can do 120hz 4K which both new next gen consoles support, and HDMI 2.1 which will future proof you.
by Steddyman
Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next American President?
Replies: 356
Views: 7492

Re: The next American President?

It will be interesting/entertaining to see his face though if he does lose. He'll probably refuse to move out, and will claim squatters' rights. He will. He's been planting the seeds of voter fraud in the psche of americans for 6 months now and lining up lawyers in every state to challenge the lega...