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by DCWat
Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investing, sharing my new portfolio
Replies: 102
Views: 2172

Re: Investing, sharing my new portfolio

I’m not suggesting that you’re doing anything untoward, Lowbank, and I do agree that planning for the future is something to be encouraged. However, I agree with other posters, that this is not the right forum. If topics covering religion, politics or other potentially contentious issues are current...
by DCWat
Sun Nov 29, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wilder
Replies: 5
Views: 1273

Re: Chris Wilder

Leicester, Southampton and Man United next up. Not an easy run of games. From our perspective, I hope that they stay rooted to the bottom.

I think we need one other to go with WBA abs Fulham.
by DCWat
Sun Nov 29, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski
Replies: 48
Views: 2756

Re: Tarkowski

From many thousands of miles away it would seem to me that the club is in total free fall. When Chairman and Manager don’t get on then it leads to situations like Tarks. Last season he was a giant. This season he just wants away. Others will be the same. If Dyche gets a decent offer he will be gone...
by DCWat
Sat Nov 28, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Overall I agree with you about our current owners and it has certainly been a wonderful period for the club. Clearly they now feel they’ve taken us as far as they can, and now have to choose whether to accept an inevitable slide back down into the Championship or sell it on to owners who might give...
by DCWat
Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Advice required: New TV & sound
Replies: 86
Views: 3136

Re: Advice required: New TV & sound

Get a decent model of Panasonic, Sony or LG. You won’t go far wrong.
by DCWat
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

MRG wrote:
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:27 pm
I’m hearing ‘everything’ is done. Sound’s like the American’s have been quietly going about their business behind all the hysteria of the Egyptian takeover
That in itself gives me more hope than the Egyptian bid ever did.
by DCWat
Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

If we are competing on wages and salaries, as was the original comparison, why do we need to compete in other areas, aside from being able to sell ourselves to prospective players. All the areas mentioned have some terrible places in and around them. Aside from Villa and Newcastle, I don’t think we ...
by DCWat
Thu Nov 26, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Peacock-Farrell set for league debut
Replies: 79
Views: 4224

Re: ARTICLE: Peacock-Farrell set for league debut

“Sean Dyche has confirmed that neither Dale Stephens nor Robbie Brady are likely to be available although we understand the recent Brady injury is not a serious one.”

So Brady should be back in February then
by DCWat
Thu Nov 26, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Haven’t seen this posted. Comments from Mike Garlick in the Palace programme. More reassuring word: "Any potential investment needs to support the club’s long-term sustainability and retain its position as a cornerstone of the local community. "As custodian, you would expect nothing less from me an...
by DCWat
Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Iphone 12 + ???
Replies: 46
Views: 1696

Re: Iphone 12 + ???

I use an android for work - it’s infuriating. Too much lag when doing anything and the unlock options fail to work regularly, meaning I need to input the pin code. Compared to my 11 Pro, it’s night and day. I generally get a new phone every two years - I’ve now started buying from Apple and running ...
by DCWat
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

ClaretTony wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:01 pm
I think that’s an understatement.
So are we saying that DJW was exaggerating his insider knowledge or putting two and two together and coming up with 2.5, close but not quite right?
by DCWat
Sun Nov 22, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Password leak
Replies: 14
Views: 1355

Re: Password leak

Doesn’t sound it but assume it’s not the Apple generated warning, if you’ve used a password multiple times across different sites etc.?
by DCWat
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What are you looking forward to in 2021
Replies: 44
Views: 791

Re: What are you looking forward to in 2021

Nights out, days out, holidays, football, seeing friends and family properly. A big party - in fact I think we should get an extra bank holiday next year, once this is over.
by DCWat
Sun Nov 22, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A high tempo and aggressive performance...
Replies: 19
Views: 1092

Re: A high tempo and aggressive performance...

I was watching one of our PL games, from a few years ago, on SKY, a few weeks ago. The difference in our closing down and harrying, then to now, was startling.
by DCWat
Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: falling out of love with football?
Replies: 92
Views: 2800

Re: falling out of love with football?

In a way I hope our first match back would be midweek, full house under the lights.......takeover sorted, a couple of quality new signings.a bit of drizzle to remind me it’s Burnley, and Aroma for a curry afterwards! Oh and a win would be nice (and rather unusual at the moment) For all I’m fed up w...
by DCWat
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Because he's too loyal to his old favourites? He wouldn't even drop Barnes last season when he was injured and his performances absolutely stunk. What options has he had? I do agree that on occasion, I’d have liked Dyche to be more willing to change things. What we have to remember though is that w...
by DCWat
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Steddyman wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:44 pm
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.
Why wouldn’t he play them and which other up and coming talents hasn’t he played?
by DCWat
Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What day is it today then?
Replies: 29
Views: 1272

Re: What day is it today then?

Not really one for all the Christmas films / rom coms but if I had to pick a couple to watch, it’d be Love Actually and The Holiday.
by DCWat
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Nothing to elaborate on at all. The people negotiating are businessmen, I and many more besides me, are fans. We will see things differently. Agreed that we will see things differently and their decisions will naturally be influenced by things other than just future direction of the club. I took fr...
by DCWat
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

ClaretTony wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:09 pm
But I believe their thoughts on the way forward might not match ours.
At what point might you be willing and / or able to elaborate on these type of comments, Tony?
by DCWat
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Rileybobs wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:01 pm
That’s not being particularly clear, because it’s only a week or two ago that you were backing the Egyptian bid. Why the change of heart?
And enjoy what, exactly!?
by DCWat
Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rashford
Replies: 50
Views: 1981

Re: Rashford

I’ve said he deserves credit & he’s done brilliant, sod all the homeless who gives a stuff about them, it’s more important to let parents off feeding there OWN children & we’ll let the taxpayer pick the tab up instead, some taxpayers might not have children but sod them they can help feed other peo...
by DCWat
Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Danieljwaterhouse wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:17 pm
Both bids have very different models for the clubs operations. Both have merits and both have limitations in my opinion.

Garlick, is a business man first, custodian of BFC second.
Thanks Daniel.

Apologies if covered before, but what is your take on Farnell and his involvement?
by DCWat
Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

It’s good that other clubs fans are willing to share their concerns. It’s sad what has happened to your club, we can all agree that. This situation is totally different So are you confident that people’s concerns are unjustified, be this Farnell, El Kashashy, the source(s) of funds or the long term...
by DCWat
Sun Nov 15, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Belgium vs England
Replies: 184
Views: 6108

Re: Belgium vs England

Dire from Dier
by DCWat
Sun Nov 15, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quiz: What do you remember about 1998
Replies: 20
Views: 1031

Re: Quiz: What do you remember about 1998

9/10. Didn’t get the other teams in Scotland’s group.
by DCWat
Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / Prime recommendations
Replies: 125
Views: 6874

Re: Netflix / Prime recommendations

Cardclaret wrote:
Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:16 am
Another for Queens Gambit on Netflix thoroughly enjoyed it.
Just started this based on the recommendations on here. Only two in but enjoying it so far.
by DCWat
Sat Nov 14, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Yorkshire Ripper
Replies: 98
Views: 3414

Re: The Yorkshire Ripper

FactualFrank wrote:
Sat Nov 14, 2020 1:26 pm
In West Yorkshire, when I ask for a pint of Carling, they often give me a pint of Coors. Not sure what language Carling sounds like Coors to be honest! :)
They’re just trying to get you off the bloody Carling!!
by DCWat
Fri Nov 13, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Yorkshire Ripper
Replies: 98
Views: 3414

Re: The Yorkshire Ripper

I used to be a police officer in bingley! just after he was arrested . A few months after I arrested his brother Carl for burglary and his other brother Mick was untouchable! possibly the worst of the three but only my opinion, it was well known that he used to carry a shotgun in his car . Their mo...
by DCWat
Fri Nov 13, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

scouseclaret wrote:
Fri Nov 13, 2020 9:37 pm
I still don’t see what this has to do with the takeover of a football club.
I think you’d need to go back about twenty pages to the northern powerhouse comments.
by DCWat
Fri Nov 13, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Yorkshire Ripper
Replies: 98
Views: 3414

Re: The Yorkshire Ripper

I’d guess at Leeds fans.
by DCWat
Fri Nov 13, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Yorkshire Ripper
Replies: 98
Views: 3414

Re: The Yorkshire Ripper

Fairly sure he knows both but on better than the other, just clarify, I spoke to my friend about the subject. Your hint does not surprise me, my friend got into stuff that he felt the only way out was suicide. He came very close to succeeding. He then spent months on the psychiatric ward before mov...
by DCWat
Fri Nov 13, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Yorkshire Ripper
Replies: 98
Views: 3414

Re: The Yorkshire Ripper

I only discovered a good friend of mine is friends with his brother a few months ago. His brother commented on one of his Facebook posts. On our next 48 hr fishing trip I had long chat about it with my friend. His brother told him that he started digging graves in Bingley and he was asked to do a n...
by DCWat
Fri Nov 13, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pickford v Pope v Henderson
Replies: 8
Views: 1326

Re: Pickford v Pope v Henderson

Nick is the best English keeper He was one off winning the golden glove last season and has two clean sheets already this one His command of the box and shot stopping puts him way above Pickford and United reserve Henderson .But as we know the media picks the England team and Soutgate follows slavi...
by DCWat
Fri Nov 13, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is Burnley’s most technical player
Replies: 40
Views: 1883

Re: Who is Burnley’s most technical player

I was once watching Ashley Barnes warming up before a game with Westwood. They were hitting long balls to each other the full width of the pitch, one touch and fire back. Barnes' first touch, control and accuracy with his cross back was very impressive whereas Westwood was pretty average. Some of B...
by DCWat
Fri Nov 13, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Yorkshire Ripper
Replies: 98
Views: 3414

Re: The Yorkshire Ripper

Good - hopefully long and slow.

No doubt one of the brothers will be in the press ASAP, being whiter than white himself!
by DCWat
Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

More confident in both parties and what they would bring to the table than I was after what I have learned over the past day or two. Both differ in what they offer. It'll be interesting if that is ever divulged. That sounds more positive. Appreciate you can’t or wouldn’t want to divulge, but would ...
by DCWat
Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I totally get your sentiments. Watching us in division 4 and where we are now has been a phenomenal achievement but we need to adjust to maintain that. We'll never forget our meteoric rise like a phoenix and we can be proud of that but it's ok to adapt to the times to compete. Nobody can ever take ...
by DCWat
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Poppies
Replies: 58
Views: 1820

Re: Poppies

Serious answer: since a week ago, the UK Prime Minister (Boris Johnson) announced that we are now in lockdown. shops closed - some of them anyway - and certain activities banned, including selling poppies on the street. I think even before that, street collections and poppy sales were banned. So of...
by DCWat
Wed Nov 11, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

gandhisflipflop wrote:
Wed Nov 11, 2020 6:49 pm
Some of us saw this coming two and a half years ago with the unnecessary risk taking by not strengthening. Others chose to shout down others as negative and buried their heads in the sand. Some still do.
We’ve certainly been storing up a problem over a number of windows. It was plain to see.
by DCWat
Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski interview
Replies: 225
Views: 7882

Re: Tarkowski interview

You are seriously suggesting that Southgate is not picking him for England just because he plays for Burnley ? Unbelievable :roll: I think it may be more because of how we play as opposed to it being because it is Burnley. Our style is very different than it would be with some other clubs and it pe...
by DCWat
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski interview
Replies: 225
Views: 7882

Re: Tarkowski interview

KRBFC wrote:
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:22 pm
Finances aren’t in his thinking he just wants to take that next step and join a Champions League contender like West Ham.

So much for moving North to be closer to his poorly mother and family, I’d let him rot in the reserves for 18 months.
Is his mother still poorly?
by DCWat
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski interview
Replies: 225
Views: 7882

Re: Tarkowski interview

I’m pretty sure that most of us have expected exactly what Tarkowski has said in the article. I’m also pretty sure, after his performances for Burnley, that no one would begrudge him a move to a club more likely to challenge for honours, and increase his chances of gaining England caps. A club like ...
by DCWat
Tue Nov 10, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Was it DJW who suggested that there was a third interested party? Do we know anything of who this may be? I find it strange, if it’s true, that Garlick and other members of the board have invested so much time into this Egyptian link, if it’s as dubious as it sounds, and particularly if the ALK opti...
by DCWat
Tue Nov 10, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 24 Hours in Custody.
Replies: 48
Views: 3116

Re: 24 Hours in Custody.

Obviously not something they’d likely have shown on the programme, but I’d have liked to hear some of their back stories, particularly the northern bloke.
by DCWat
Mon Nov 09, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4251
Views: 280360

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I’d hope that we would provide potentially useful information, if it were us in Charlton’s position. No need for the arsey comments, whether you believe what is being said, or not.
by DCWat
Sat Nov 07, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The funny thing about watching light is...
Replies: 7
Views: 489

Re: The funny thing about watching light is...

When the seagulls follow the trawler......
by DCWat
Sat Nov 07, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick
Replies: 36
Views: 4079

Re: Hendrick

It’s not unsurprising to read a report like that. Hendrick and Newcastle never looked like a good fit.