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by gandhisflipflop
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 243
Views: 12401

Re: Investor

Somebody in a senior management position. As you can imagine, with something like a takeover the whole accounts team are involved in pulling reports etc. Majority of the staff are aware of it and it’s being received quite positively, it’s seen as the club progressing. The one thing that is botherin...
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 243
Views: 12401

Re: Investor

MRG wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:30 pm
Whispers from within the club that a takeover is at an advance stage
Source?
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 243
Views: 12401

Re: Investor

Close links between the Qataris who own BeIN Media and the Leeds owner who owns Eleven sports As for dreams - pretty sure mine do not involve a state of any kind taking ownership of Burnley FC I dream to win things, there's no point in being interested in football otherwise however unrealistic it m...
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 243
Views: 12401

Re: Investor

I'm sure the Qataries that owned psg were meant to be buying Leeds subject to their promotion. Imagine if they bought us instead and got us to the summit of the PL. Those horse botherers will be spitting venky chicken feathers :lol: we can all dream....
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds
Replies: 504
Views: 24071

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds

Still nothing in my bank yet either. Really starting to annoy me now is this.
by gandhisflipflop
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Distance Themselves From BLM Movement
Replies: 127
Views: 5398

Re: FA Distance Themselves From BLM Movement

The PL were jumping on the bandwagon (naively or not) which in my opinion because it was good for business, now the true colours of BLM are coming to the surface (not that it was difficult to see through them anyway) they have realised what a hole they have got themselves into and they are now tryin...
by gandhisflipflop
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds
Replies: 504
Views: 24071

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds

I'm not going to lie I could really do with the money this month. I'm not surprised though that they are making a complete hash of things again. If they state a date in the original article it should be adhered to. As said further up **** poor.
by gandhisflipflop
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 243
Views: 12401

Re: Investor

If we sold tarkowski for 40m I would be going all out for Kristoffer Ajer at Celtic. Perfect replacement.
by gandhisflipflop
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Discontent in the camp
Replies: 33
Views: 2932

Re: Discontent in the camp

The board pay Dyche a lot of money to get the best out of our limited resources. The same limited resources that Dyche knew about when he signed his contract. The board made the superb decision to hire this fantastic manager who can work wonders with these limited resources. We’ve been nowhere near...
by gandhisflipflop
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Discontent in the camp
Replies: 33
Views: 2932

Re: Discontent in the camp

I can’t see any shocking decisions which you refer to. That’s why I’m asking the question. Truly bizarre. This isn’t based on 2 results, it’s based on 5 consecutive seasons in the Premier League and our current position in the table. Notice I put 'lack of' in brackets. It's been well documented on ...
by gandhisflipflop
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Discontent in the camp
Replies: 33
Views: 2932

Re: Discontent in the camp

Rileybobs wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:00 pm
What are the shocking decisions?
The laxidazical (sp?) approach to transfer windows since the summer of 2018 at least. I'm surprised you feel the need to ask that in all honesty. This doesn't just go away because of two excellent results. Things need sorting out at boardroom level.
by gandhisflipflop
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Discontent in the camp
Replies: 33
Views: 2932

Re: Discontent in the camp

Let's be clear, Sean Dyche and his players are performing miracles, but let's not use this as a vindication of the boards shocking decisions (or lack of). These results are in spite of the board, not because of. This may improve our chances of an investor.
by gandhisflipflop
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Palace versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 502
Views: 11172

Re: Woy's Pal Arse versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Tall Paul wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:55 pm
But probably winning.

I know what I'd prefer.
You think so? We have played really well this half and created some half decent chances, I honestly think the hoofball is easier to defend against for a side like palace. Last season at their place being an example.
by gandhisflipflop
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Palace versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 502
Views: 11172

Re: Woy's Pal Arse versus MIGHTY CLARETS

ElectroClaret wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:47 pm
HT. Very encouraging. With a full squad, we'd be two up.

COYC
With a full squad we would be back to playing hoofball with a lower pass completion rate.
by gandhisflipflop
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The FA cup alive and well
Replies: 50
Views: 1304

Re: The FA cup alive and well

I remember taking a radio into school for the 2003 (I think) quarter final draw and being excited that we had drawn Watford away as I genuinely thought we could be that years Wycombe or Chesterfield. Also remember that giant killing away at derby winning 0-2 back when derby was a big fish and the bu...
by gandhisflipflop
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England
Replies: 60
Views: 1634

Re: England

Surprised nobody has mentioned mason greenwood yet. He is another up and coming talent that could be capable of challenging Kane down the middle and although this year's euros may have come too soon for him there's no reason why he can't force his way in there next year.
by gandhisflipflop
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Cup semis
Replies: 43
Views: 1074

Re: FA Cup semis

A lot of mistakes were made with Wembley but flattening the old stadium was not one of them. It was in a real mess and beyond repair. I would have tried to have retained the twin towers if possible but nothing else. As was the maracana. If the FA could go back, with the added hindsight of the huge ...
by gandhisflipflop
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Cup semis
Replies: 43
Views: 1074

Re: FA Cup semis

Sorry, no, I like new better rather than "patched up old." New Wembley is a better experience that "old Wembley." New White Hart Lane is massively better than the old ground. It's the same for nearly all new stadiums, a big improvement over what they've replaced. Much better experience for the fans...
by gandhisflipflop
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Cup semis
Replies: 43
Views: 1074

Re: FA Cup semis

Rileybobs wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:47 pm
What part of the old stadium would you have retained in order to preserve its history and heritage?
The twin towers for a start.
by gandhisflipflop
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Cup semis
Replies: 43
Views: 1074

Re: FA Cup semis

One of the many mistakes we make in this country is trying to hold onto the past when a knock down and rebuild is the better solution. As Sean Dyche has said - or something similar - you've got to keep moving forward. Two new football stadiums opening near me in the next few months. Would be great ...
by gandhisflipflop
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Cup semis
Replies: 43
Views: 1074

Re: FA Cup semis

One of the many mistakes the FA has made is rebuilding Wembley. You're not telling me they couldn't have renovated the stadium while keeping its outer core. The maracana stadium in Brazil was limited to around 10,000 at the turn of the century if memory serves me right because the ground was in such...
by gandhisflipflop
Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 243
Views: 12401

Re: Investor

I can only assume that the majority of people on here that are saying "We need and investor." or "It's time to gamble." are relatively young and don't know how a slight c*ck up can easily put us out of business for good. Look what happened when we brought in a high profile manager in John Bond. He ...
by gandhisflipflop
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 243
Views: 12401

Re: Investor

If there is nothing in this article then certain things don't make sense. Why bring up a 2 year old article? What would the point of that? Has dyche heard something? Would that explain his more pressing comments in the media recently? I really hope we do get investment because it is badly needed, ot...
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche pre match comments
Replies: 94
Views: 5371

Re: Dyche pre match comments

I am not a happy clapper. And ive been disappointed with more transfer windows than I havent. But right now is not the time for public fall outs or demanding we stretch ourselves for players who havent committed to us! I do agree with you short term, however I will garuntee in 5 years time on this ...
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hottest match at Turf Moor
Replies: 56
Views: 2356

Re: Hottest match at Turf Moor

Peterborough home around 2012 Tuesday night match ;)
by gandhisflipflop
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche pre match comments
Replies: 94
Views: 5371

Re: Dyche pre match comments

This pandemic will be the new line trotted out on a similar scale to the itv digital debacle 20 years ago. Yes it has and will affect us short term, but will be used as an excuse by many happy clappers for years to come about the lack of investment.
by gandhisflipflop
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans lining the streets of padiham
Replies: 9
Views: 1812

Re: Fans lining the streets of padiham

Top bloke was Ian. I had the pleasure of going with him to our pre season friendly in Ireland a few years ago and never laughed as much as them few days. Always loved talking to him about Burnley and horseracing. He will be missed by plenty. R.I.P.
by gandhisflipflop
Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Injuries hit Clarets for opener
Replies: 421
Views: 14950

Re: Injuries hit Clarets for opener

summitclaret wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:40 am
I am assuming of course that we will be bringing in suitable younger replacements in the next window.
I've been assuming that since July 2018. It's the hope that kills you.
by gandhisflipflop
Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal..
Replies: 38
Views: 1778

Re: Arsenal..

Agree with both comments there.
by gandhisflipflop
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal..
Replies: 38
Views: 1778

Re: Arsenal..

I honestly think it all started to go wrong at Arsenal when David Dein left I called into 5live 606 a couple of years ago (I was on my way back from a 0-0 at Sunderland) I think it was when they were talking about Arsenal and Stuart Pearce was on the show and said the exact same thing to him it ast...
by gandhisflipflop
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mrs Pieters
Replies: 52
Views: 3577

Re: Mrs Pieters

ClaretTony wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:59 am
I hope you are not seriously comparing the disgraceful publication in question alongside any other

It was a light hearted comment Tony. I believe most of the publications create trouble and few don't even attempt to hide it.
by gandhisflipflop
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mrs Pieters
Replies: 52
Views: 3577

Re: Mrs Pieters

fidelcastro wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:04 am
Gutter rag.
Agreed, file under the guardian and daily express.
by gandhisflipflop
Fri Jun 19, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Players contracts
Replies: 14
Views: 1271

Re: Players contracts

My apologies mdd.
by gandhisflipflop
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Players contracts
Replies: 14
Views: 1271

Re: Players contracts

I find it very interesting that on the other thread comments on there from respected posters had been deleted and now the entire thread has been deleted. Something feels very wrong.
by gandhisflipflop
Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The arrogance of Pochettino
Replies: 22
Views: 1344

Re: The arrogance of Pochettino

Spijed wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 2:29 pm
Everton did the same with David Moyes. Says it all.

With respect, back then there was no such thing as a top 6. It was all about the top 4 and to break into that was extremely difficult given the financial gulf between the top 4 and the rest.
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Furloughed Pay
Replies: 92
Views: 3409

Re: Furloughed Pay

True, but by then if you’ve already decided to go down the laying off the route it’d be highly unlikely you’d rehire the worker to furlough, most places it’s either route & no backtracking it’d just complicate matters. It depends on the situation. If they genuinely didn't want to let the employer g...
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Furloughed Pay
Replies: 92
Views: 3409

Re: Furloughed Pay

It clearly states on the BBC website that companies can take advantage of this scheme even if employees have already been laid off, so long as they get them back into the workforce and designate them as a furloughed worker.
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is still working?
Replies: 76
Views: 3158

Re: Who is still working?

I was layed off last Friday. Sent an email requesting to be furloughed was told that they're looking into it but can't garuntee it. So it's a case of applying for other jobs. Just a **** situation that's left me with so much anger but not knowing who to be angry with.
by gandhisflipflop
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our best signing ever ?
Replies: 48
Views: 1985

Re: Our best signing ever ?

In my lifetime (living memory so 96ish - present) just off the top of my head

Heaton

Trippier
Duff
Mee
Taylor

Elliott
Barton
Jones
Arfield

Ings
Barnes

Absolutely frightening that the above team would have cost less than 1 Jeff Hendrick or a Chris wood.
by gandhisflipflop
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Championship manager 01/02
Replies: 75
Views: 1815

Re: Championship manager 01/02

I started a new game in cm97/98 last week. Halfway through my first season with forentina 2nd in the league behind juventus. Got batigol and edmundo in attack, Rui Costa in behind, toldo in goal and signed an 18 year old sol Campbell
by gandhisflipflop
Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When will this madness end ?
Replies: 50
Views: 2098

Re: When will this madness end ?

Not when people of burnley are still panic buying and forming lengthy queues at Tescos apparently this morning? :roll: It's crazy. I'm going to have to go to Tesco this morning, it will be my 3rd attempt this week to get some milk. Family have offered some of theirs but why should they have to give...
by gandhisflipflop
Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When will this madness end ?
Replies: 50
Views: 2098

Re: When will this madness end ?

Hopefully very very soon.
by gandhisflipflop
Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 12989
Views: 258535

Re: Covid-19

Sorry to hear that. Things are out of our control and there's little or nothing we can do so I can understand the anger and frustration. Hopefully the measures announced yesterday will help you/your company. Fingers crossed. Good luck. Thankyou. I'm hopeful but with a baby on the way I am having sl...
by gandhisflipflop
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 12989
Views: 258535

Re: Covid-19

Well I've just been made redundant temporarily as a result of this. Hoping that the chancellors announcement means I can return next week but everything is up in the air. I feel a lot of anger and frustration at the moment about the whole situation (not my company I totally understand it from their ...
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's the point of allowing three of each item per customer?
Replies: 61
Views: 2050

Re: What's the point of allowing three of each item per customer?

I tried getting a crate of beer, none left. Noticed the big bottles for a fiver on the shelves of the same beer. Went to get 6 and was refused 3. But in a crate there was 14. The levels of stupidity in this country is utterly frightening but that is what 10 to 15 years of social media does to society.
by gandhisflipflop
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 12989
Views: 258535

Re: Covid-19

Lowbankclaret wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:35 pm
Other half just come back from Tesco Padiham.
No meat, no chicken, no fish, a few eggs. No pasta.

Little beer left..

Worlds gone mad!
I'm thinking of trying tesco Burnley after work for some beer (around half 5) have I much chance?
by gandhisflipflop
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What are you doing to help others ?
Replies: 45
Views: 1289

Re: What are you doing to help others ?

My grandparents are feeling really down at the moment which is worrying me. I'm calling them and going to do their shopping. Just worries me knowing they're worried. We sent panic buying and still working until further notice but it is very scary.
by gandhisflipflop
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/t Football Manager - touch
Replies: 7
Views: 374

Re: O/t Football Manager - touch

Peaked in 2012 for me. After that it started getting far too in depth. Not got into a version since although I have bought every edition. I can't bring myself to buy touch knowing it isn't the full version and the fact I do use the polygon shape on the attributes section means I'm bound to the full ...
by gandhisflipflop
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Getting through isolation
Replies: 37
Views: 2156

Re: Getting through isolation

Wow, blast from the past that. Is it available anywhere to play wouldn't mind having another go at it.
by gandhisflipflop
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 12989
Views: 258535

Re: Coronavirus

Just been in Burnley town centre and was genuinely shocked to see dozens of rubbish bags in the middle of the street near McDonald's, also down near game the same thing and what looked to be used condoms on the floor. Disgusting especially at a time like this (not that other times are better)