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by Tall Paul
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Pearcey wrote:We replaced Crouch and Ward pretty sharpish.


And Heaton.
by Tall Paul
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC Profits
Replies: 123
Views: 4710

Re: BFC Profits

It goes on transfer fees mostly. If we make £30m cash income and spend £30m on players, based on 4 year contracts, the accounts would show £22m profit but there wouldn't be any cash in the bank. Back in the day, player purchases were written off in full in the accounts. This was a lot clearer and e...
by Tall Paul
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC Profits
Replies: 123
Views: 4710

Re: BFC Profits

MACCA wrote::o :roll:

Any other breaking news?


The OP wondered if the profits were sitting in a bank account somewhere, giving the impression that he thought it was.
by Tall Paul
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC Profits
Replies: 123
Views: 4710

Re: BFC Profits

Profit is not the same thing as cash.
by Tall Paul
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

BOYSIE31 wrote:Maybe its time to give up then and accept being a championship club or lower as people will soon get bored anyway.


It's rubbish like this that's annoying.

Why can't we accept that we're a PL club that's likely to be in a relegation battle most seasons?
by Tall Paul
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

BOYSIE31 wrote:what a muppet :lol: :D :) :roll:


Is that because it's ridiculous to compare transfer spends of clubs that are at totally different levels?

You started it.
by Tall Paul
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

BOYSIE31 wrote:Like i said last week Wigan and Reading have spent more this window than us - let that sink in again


And we've spent more than Liverpool.
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Four days to go to start of UTC Fantasy Premier League
Replies: 21
Views: 729

Re: Four days to go to start of UTC Fantasy Premier League

Yeah, come on everyone. I could do with a bit more spending money for next year's holiday.
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Winning the Lottery
Replies: 44
Views: 2159

Re: Winning the Lottery

They don't call it the fools' tax for nothing
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

So why do you keep mentioning top 10 - it does not have to be like that if you dont stand still - the worlds a big place with plenty of good players available at the right prices. I don't keep mentioning top ten. So lets just drop down the leagues then and this messageboard will not exist What? Tha...
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

You know what lets all sod it and just accept if we go down we are back to a level where the club can manage all expectations or do we need to drop another after that ? As it can happen. Your expectations appear to be totally unrealistic and unachievable. Why can't we just accept that we're likely ...
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

This isn't true in itself cos I think on the form guide we were around 12th-14th for second half of last season 9th actually. The reality is we are neither but that we'have stalled over the last 3 or 4 transfer windows and haven't built on the squad we put together that came 7th and now we are a bo...
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

BOYSIE31 wrote:Beat me to it - wish some people could get their head out of the sand


What do you mean by this comment?

I don't think anyone is seriously suggesting we're likely to finish above any of these clubs.
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

BOYSIE31 wrote:There you just said it :lol:


OK, I'll give you that one, I suppose I did.

Presumably you don't think they're capable of a top ten finish, despite pretty much the same squad achieving exactly that a couple of years ago?
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

randomclaret2 wrote:Im not repeating myself Paul. Ive given my opinion and youve given yours


I don't want you to repeat yourself, I want you to explain why you see those five wins as exceptions
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I've an idea, why don't we look at the fact that over 38 games, we finished 15th with 40 points so realistically there is room for improvement. That's a good idea and of course there's always room for improvement. I'm sure most of us would be happy with another 15th place finish this season though....
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

BOYSIE31 wrote:Tall Paul thinks the current squad is good enough to finish in top ten again


Do I really? Not sure where you get that idea from.

I'm not expecting a top ten finish, but I think it's good enough to be clear of relegation and if we get a lot of luck a top ten finish is possible.
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

randomclaret2 wrote:Thats my opinion Paul and you have yours. No need for calling me stupid thank you.


I didn't call you stupid.

Can you explain why you've decided to ignore those five wins in evaluating our results/form?
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

randomclaret2 wrote:Take out the 5 game winning run in January and February and our results and form have been poor for a season and a half


That's stupid, why would you take those games out?

If you take out every game we lost last season we were unbeaten. See how stupid it is?
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

randomclaret2 wrote:We lost 7 of the last 11games


Also 7 of the last 19.
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Yes
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

northeastclaret wrote:Of course we are trying, the email to all clubs and agents is being drafted as we speak


Good one.
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

jrgbfc wrote:Yeah cos that's the logical solution for those of us who want our team to try and improve.


Do you think we aren't trying?
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Southampton - your predictions?
Replies: 55
Views: 2515

Re: Burnley v Southampton - your predictions?

Home win

2-0
by Tall Paul
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Aye, that as well. From our perspective there must come a time soon when we go that extra mile if only to prove we are genuinely serious about being competitive in this league. Whether that is by breaking our transfer record again or paying existing players more in salary, we must show more intent ...
by Tall Paul
Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Murger wrote:During the transfer window, people say 'judge us when the windows shut'. Rinse and repeat.
If we don't add to our squad, we've had a shocker.


It's a good job we've added to our squad then.
by Tall Paul
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

joey13 wrote:Let’s hope you are saying that at the end of the season, when it will be judged , not on the back of a pre season friendly


Shouldn't we wait until the end of the season to judge our transfers then?
by Tall Paul
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cahill signs for Palace
Replies: 29
Views: 3647

Re: Cahill signs for Palace

Good.
by Tall Paul
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kalvin Phillips
Replies: 233
Views: 27657

Re: Kalvin Phillips

Vegas Claret wrote:I just don't think we get enough goals from our central midfielders that's all

Genuine question as I don't know, how many goals did Cork, Westy, Hendrick get last season ?


Hendrick 3, Westwood 2, Cork 1 (PL goals only)
by Tall Paul
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

LoveCurryPies wrote:Crystal Palace are set to sign 25-year-old Spain midfielder Victor Camarasa (BBC Sport 1.55pm).


I don't see it on there, link please.

Never mind, found it at 1:35pm. It was just another link to yesterday's article in the independent.
by Tall Paul
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: " Sunday Times ", Premier League predictions ...
Replies: 64
Views: 3473

Re: " Sunday Times ", Premier League predictions ...

Who's quoting 1/16 on a bottom half finish??? That implies a minimum 12/1 on a top half finish, which I'd have a have a cheeky tenner on. William Hill. Their odds for a top half finish are just 7/1. 8/1 is the best available. https://www.oddschecker.com/football/english/premier-league/top-10-finish
by Tall Paul
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

ElectroClaret wrote:Camarasa still poised to join CP according to the BBC
sports section.


Isn't that just the gossip column that collates stories from the various newspapers? Or do you have another link?
by Tall Paul
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Right_winger wrote:So if the window was to end right now would you be satisfied with our transfer dealings?


It doesn't end right now so it's a bit of a stupid question
by Tall Paul
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: " Sunday Times ", Premier League predictions ...
Replies: 64
Views: 3473

Re: " Sunday Times ", Premier League predictions ...

FactualFrank wrote:Those are in fact, not correct.


They might not be spot on, but it's correct in that those five teams were shorter odds for relegation than Burnley.
by Tall Paul
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: " Sunday Times ", Premier League predictions ...
Replies: 64
Views: 3473

Re: " Sunday Times ", Premier League predictions ...

Devils_Advocate wrote:That looks about the best predictions I have seen anywhere


As I said, they're usually a good indication. Here's last years from July 21 2018:
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by Tall Paul
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: " Sunday Times ", Premier League predictions ...
Replies: 64
Views: 3473

Re: " Sunday Times ", Premier League predictions ...

Sporting Index points spread are usually a better guide and they have us 16th, ahead of Newcastle, Brighton, Norwich and Sheff Utd

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by Tall Paul
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Can you beat the bookies?
Replies: 21
Views: 1478

Re: Can you beat the bookies?

Very difficult to beat the bookies. The best chance you have is by betting odds-on singles, even then you must research and it’s a painstakingly slow and calculated process. Betting to make money doesn’t work, having a bet for a bit of fun/interest is fine just keep the stakes low and enjoy. Tell t...
by Tall Paul
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: " Sunday Times ", Premier League predictions ...
Replies: 64
Views: 3473

Re: " Sunday Times ", Premier League predictions ...

Rowls wrote:And one year they will be right but so far the media have collectively scored zero from four in constantly predicting our relegation.


Two from five.
by Tall Paul
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

jrgbfc wrote:Signings like Crouch and Nahki Wells you mean?


How the signing turned out is totally irrelevant to the point. The post I was replying to said they doubt we'll get anyone in before the end of the window.
by Tall Paul
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Given our record in the transfer market over the last couple of years (leaving it until the last minute), I doubt we will be able to get anyone in before Thurs Our record of always making a signing in the last few days of the transfer window you mean? Pretty sure that record would indicate the oppo...
by Tall Paul
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kalvin Phillips
Replies: 233
Views: 27657

Re: Kalvin Phillips

Quicknick wrote:Defour went straight into the team when he signed.


And look at what's happened to him since ;)

Wood or Hendrick are better examples.
by Tall Paul
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kalvin Phillips
Replies: 233
Views: 27657

Re: Kalvin Phillips

At 29, you'd think he is similar to Cork regards his style and attributes may only be there for a season or 2. Could be another useful 2 year stop gap, but I'd much rather be breaking our transfer record on someone with either there best 5 years ahead of them, time to develop and improve, possibly ...
by Tall Paul
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kalvin Phillips
Replies: 233
Views: 27657

Re: Kalvin Phillips

What if we've been working on a deal for a while but the story has only just broken in the media. Would it still be too late to get him?
by Tall Paul
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

THEWELLERNUT70 wrote:Genuine question

Why does it appear more players are rumoured to be leaving as opposed to wanting to join us?


Because we don't do our business through the media like a lot of other clubs.
by Tall Paul
Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski
Replies: 90
Views: 11501

Re: Tarkowski

What about the Ben Mee Hole End?
by Tall Paul
Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football League Show
Replies: 11
Views: 1053

Re: Football League Show

It's on Quest TV at 9pm
by Tall Paul
Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

We did play more attacking football last season, as evidenced by the fact we scored more goals than we have done in any other PL season.
by Tall Paul
Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

And there is the rub. You say excellent. I'd say evens as of now. With a new Defour, I'd say good chance. You appear to want to risk all with a stash of cash and resources to write off Defour's wages and replace him with little risk just because you believe the Board are perfect. How much will you ...
by Tall Paul
Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

summitclaret wrote:Sounds like we are going to have Defour fit soon then and we dont need another for cm. Oh happy day.

And in the real world


In the real world, we're about to kick off our fourth consecutive season in the Premier League with an excellent chance of staying up again.

Happy days indeed.
by Tall Paul
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456787

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

BOYSIE31 wrote:No to start


You want the moon on a stick.

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