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by Steddyman
Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How many points by New Year?
Replies: 28
Views: 1379

Re: How many points by New Year?

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by Steddyman
Sun Nov 24, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Wanderers - 10 Years Ahead !!!
Replies: 25
Views: 2103

Re: Bolton Wanderers - 10 Years Ahead !!!

I guess we'll know in 10 years...
by Steddyman
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope
Replies: 78
Views: 4951

Re: Pope

fanzone wrote:Its pretty much the same defence that finished 7th with Pope in goal
Before he broke his shoulder and got scared of diving.
by Steddyman
Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope
Replies: 78
Views: 4951

Re: Pope

Hibsclaret wrote:Horse


Manure
Some posts don't age as well as others.

Unfortunately the defence looks to have lost confidence with Pope in goal, just like they did with Joe before.
by Steddyman
Wed Oct 30, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds v Burnley - U23 Latest
Replies: 61
Views: 4303

Re: Leeds v Burnley - U23 Latest

BBC now reporting on this:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50240601" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Steddyman
Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope
Replies: 78
Views: 4951

Re: Pope

I'm a massive Pope fan after we finished 7th and I was glad to see Tom go to Villa. However, I've watched the last two Villa and Burnley games, and Tom looks a league above Pope at the moment. I was complaining about him to my daughter today on the match. I'm not sure why he isn't playing in the way...
by Steddyman
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drink water injury
Replies: 463
Views: 47546

Re: Drink water injury

I hope Sean will show his true management potential, put an arm around the lads shoulder, and help him to come to terms with the breakup of his marriage and his drinking. He helped Joey to turn around his career and let's hope he can do the same with Danny.
by Steddyman
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I wonder what the Chairman thinks
Replies: 31
Views: 3466

Re: I wonder what the Chairman thinks

I love how every one downplays the cups as completely unimportant to us, yet everyone remembers the great cup runs we had under Owen Coyle as some of the most enjoyable and memorable times as a fan. Sean really can do no wrong can he.
by Steddyman
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Any links for today
Replies: 27
Views: 3178

Re: Any links for today

wilks_bfc wrote:It really is worthwhile paying for a subscription service

Never have any issues with streams buffering and always available
This. I paid £20 for an NbcSports Gold subscription over 2 years ago from Premier Accounts and it is still working. Watch every match in 1080p with English commentary.
by Steddyman
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The game has gone mad
Replies: 50
Views: 6394

Re: The game has gone mad

FCBurnley wrote:Rail kicked Pieters foot and collapsed in a heap
Wow.. An amazing skill to kick somebody else's foot when yours is in front of theirs.
by Steddyman
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The game has gone mad
Replies: 50
Views: 6394

Re: The game has gone mad

It was a penalty. He wouldn't have scored had he not been fouled, but he still had his foot taken. I'd have taken a point before the match.
by Steddyman
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venky's support for t'Roverrrs ...
Replies: 54
Views: 5247

Re: Venky's support for t'Roverrrs ...

Shore claret wrote:But surely the question is why, even if your mega rich its still a waste of money for what gain?
Football Club = Money Laundering
by Steddyman
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Signing of the season
Replies: 28
Views: 3080

Re: Signing of the season

I'm betting that he will not be the messiah they are expecting. Our defensive setup and strategy restrict shots on goal to those from outside the area. In another team playing another system, he won't have the same protection. However, we are going to miss him as a captain. He never stops shouting i...
by Steddyman
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

TheFamilyCat wrote:The wages we pay may be astronomical to you and I but in this league, they really are a pittance.
Not according to Sean and Mike. He repeatedly said last year that we are no longer the bottom of the PL on wages.
by Steddyman
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Reecey1987 wrote:Its a loan
And that changes what? Is he allowed to play for them or not? It is a view to a permanent deal too.
by Steddyman
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Just been looking through the list of players signed by Championship clubs. How did Knockaert sign for Fulham on a Free? He would have been perfect for us: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/0/efl-championship-transfers-201920-club-by-club-guide/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Forr...
by Steddyman
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Why do folk complain when SD states that trying to land targets is difficult but are seemingly oblivious when other managers say the same thing. Pep is on record just recently saying the same thing. Have you noticed how busy Watford have been, close to London, just had a great season. Spurs last se...
by Steddyman
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

ArmchairDetective wrote:DONE DEAL...?!

Burnley are now as short as 1/6 to sign Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater.

#TwitterClarets

Taken from @Oddschanger
1/6 just means that the majority of betting money is going on Burnley. It doesn't mean someone haas insider knowledge.
by Steddyman
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

This is probably a fair expectation for this coming season:

https://www.vavel.com/en/football/2019/ ... -2019.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Steddyman
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

FactualFrank wrote:Heard a rumour which sounds the most believable yet... that we won't be signing anybody today or tomorrow.
I think that's called a fact. Despite what CT might say, our recruitment team is rubbish and has been for years.
by Steddyman
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

wickdkkewiclaret The problem with your post are the words "potentially" and "initial enquiry" which seems to suggest that no firm offer has been made and that other clubs could also be interested in taking the player. This is why I posted previously we seem to go into negotiations with a begging bo...
by Steddyman
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Nixon has this to say about Drinkwater to Burnley. Doesn’t sound likely to me as we will be asking to take him on reduced wages.

“Chelsea want to move out Drinkwater. On loan. He is on monster money. If they take less at the death he may have a few choices.”
by Steddyman
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Burnley make late move for Danny Drinkwater https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-7329735/Burnley-make-late-sign-Chelsea-midfielder-Danny-Drinkwater-loan-deal.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; This has got “Thursday: 9am: Chris Boden: We’ve been told to stand-down, no...
by Steddyman
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Soundbar
Replies: 30
Views: 2476

Re: Soundbar

I have a five speaker + subwoofer system which has been brilliant but it’s over 15 years old now and in need of replacing. I was considering a Sky Soundbar as a potential replacement. No soundbar will be anywhere near as good as even a reasonable 5.1 system. If you enjoy surround sound then stick w...
by Steddyman
Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

TVC15 wrote:That’s a joke right ?
Nope. Is he your next Hendrick? He was excellent yesterday.
by Steddyman
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Blackrod wrote:Lennon instead or in addition ?
Lennon has been our best player for the last two games. Why would we possibly want to get rid of Lennon?
by Steddyman
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kalvin Phillips
Replies: 233
Views: 34821

Re: Kalvin Phillips

I have amazing predictive powers, so here is my prediction:

1. Tuesday we up our bid to £12 million plus Vydra. Leeds reject it (they value him a £30 million and out staff don't work weekends)
2. Thursday. Aston Villa bid £25 million and get their man.
by Steddyman
Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I left on 87min and Josh hardly had a touch. Today was my 1st pre season game and I wanted a look at Josh, unfortunately he only got the last 20 and his contribution was minimal. You must have been watching the wrong player then. His very first touch was to nip in ahead of a Parma player who looked...
by Steddyman
Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

What does the '(MUST CONTAIN LINK)' mean in the thread title please?
by Steddyman
Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Josh Benson looked some player when he came on today. I'd like to see more of this lad.
by Steddyman
Sat Aug 03, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I do get the feeling that we go into negotiations of signing players as little old Burnley. Almost apologetic to ask if we can have a price please sir. Other clubs like Palace just come straight in and make an offer (which is NOT paying over the top) and have the deal done in days. We seem to ask fo...
by Steddyman
Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

BOYSIE31 wrote:Just a pity he plays an awful brand of football
To be fair, we didn't on Tuesday, It was lovely stuff. He does resort to Hoofball though if the exciting stuff doesn't work as we saw at the start of last season.
by Steddyman
Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Same old same old. Been like this for 4 years. Same people defend it every year and say wait until the last day before judging, then nothing happens on the last day and they are disappointed but defend it anyway. Many teams like Stoke, Aston Villa, Newcastle etc have followed this pattern in the las...
by Steddyman
Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I just think doing right by the players is the most important way he has of maintaining player Unity. They trust in him and he trusts in them. Perhaps it won't be £20 million but it will surely be a lot less than £50 million. We've let players go before on a free that we could have sold for this rea...
by Steddyman
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I'm expecting SD to let Tarks go cheap and not replace him. A lot of his success is down to his relationship with the players and doing right by them. I believe if Tarks wants to go, then SD would see it as being fair to let him go, even if the price is only £20 million. We would just say it is an u...
by Steddyman
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Crystal Palace now also in for Cahill. We must be there scouting network.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footb ... ssion=true" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Steddyman
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joe Hart
Replies: 85
Views: 6141

Re: Joe Hart

Did anyone else notice how much further he was coming out of the box yesterday? Last season he seemed reluctant to come off his line. Last night he was frequently out of the box completely. His distribution is excellent.
by Steddyman
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nice thread
Replies: 158
Views: 11703

Re: Nice thread

Sat in the Bob Lord for a change, Dyche giving someone in the dugout a right mouthful just before Wells came on...whoever's was sat in the far right of the dugout looking from the BL was getting it. Probably Vydra. He no doubt won't have been happy that Wells got on instead of him. He had warmed up...
by Steddyman
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nice thread
Replies: 158
Views: 11703

Re: Nice thread

Surely the only possible reasons for Vydra not coming on instead of Wells was a clear message to him to go?

Ridiculous, he should be given game time. No idea what Sean is playing at.
by Steddyman
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

RVclaret wrote:That article ain’t by Nixon
True. Still suspect it is the one he is referring to.
by Steddyman
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

And here it is, Heaton as expected:

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football ... -transfer/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Steddyman
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Blackrod wrote:I’m sure it will be ground breaking news.
We should know in another 5 mins. It usually appears on the website at 11pm the day before.
by Steddyman
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I’d take Ejaria. Not the finished article but he is only 21 and shows a lot of promise. With the right mentoring he could be a world beater.

https://youtu.be/dA6S8HTukxU" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Steddyman
Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

You are just guessing (which is understandable given the lack of any real news). Nobody has stated we need to sell players to offload wages before we can sign anyone.
by Steddyman
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Would spending more actually guarantee any more success? How many other clubs get to play in Europe, even spending ten times our budget? I think the question we should be asking, is: “With the same manager and the same recruitment team, would spending more money be statistically more likely to lead...
by Steddyman
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Boden: Asked SD about whether any transfer situations had opened up last night: “(There’s been) No encouragement, it costs money and money is difficult to find at this place." https://twitter.com/bodenknights/status/1154060500587753483?s=21" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; He sounds *...
by Steddyman
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

MACCA wrote:Some business was being done today, what business, and what stage is at I do not know yet.
BPF@leeds
by Steddyman
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:Clearly not in your opinion, but those of us who aren't miserable turds can see the team has changed.
He didn’t say it hadn’t changed, he said it hadn’t improved.

We finished 15th last season and 7th the season before.
by Steddyman
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Malinovskyi & Maehle
Replies: 115
Views: 15889

Re: Malinovskyi & Maehle

No happening according to Boden. ‘ Little snippet from Belgium, Burnley linked with Genk pair at the weekend, but Atalanta have signed midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi for a reported €13.7m, and while there is interest in Joakim Mæhle, the club want to keep him at least another season ahead of Champion...
by Steddyman
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 546462

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Have I read this right,if Maguire leaves Leicester for United,they will pay Brighton £45 million for Lewis Dunk!!!,surely that's £4.5 million if not football has gone berserk. They don't want Dunk, they want Tarks. Leicester are spreading that story to get Burnley to negotiate on price for Tarks. B...