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by randomclaret2
Sun Oct 11, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Eddie Howe – January 2011 to October 2012
Replies: 44
Views: 1728

Re: ARTICLE: Eddie Howe – January 2011 to October 2012

Wasnt the over-riding factor in all Howe's transfer dealings the need to cut the wage bill ?
by randomclaret2
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Eddie Howe – January 2011 to October 2012
Replies: 44
Views: 1728

Re: ARTICLE: Eddie Howe – January 2011 to October 2012

Sorry, I misunderstood you Tony.I thought you were responding to Quickenthetempo' s comments about overhauling the squad
by randomclaret2
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Eddie Howe – January 2011 to October 2012
Replies: 44
Views: 1728

Re: ARTICLE: Eddie Howe – January 2011 to October 2012

ClaretTony wrote:
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:07 am
God help us if we do. I wouldn’t want to go through that again.
Whether its SD or another manager ,relegated or not, the squad is ageing and is going to need a major overhaul over the next 18/24 months
by randomclaret2
Fri Oct 09, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Brom v Burnley on Sky Box Office
Replies: 280
Views: 8942

Re: West Brom v Burnley on Sky Box Office

Im sure Ive read somewhere the game has been put back to the Monday, or am I imagining that ?
by randomclaret2
Fri Oct 09, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BPF
Replies: 28
Views: 2012

Re: BPF

He is from that neck of the woods 😉
by randomclaret2
Fri Oct 09, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BPF
Replies: 28
Views: 2012

Re: BPF

I wonder at what point BPF will start getting a bit fed up with lack of First Team Football ?
by randomclaret2
Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Wales
Replies: 135
Views: 6033

Re: England vs Wales

andyh wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 6:53 pm
Four current or ex clarets in that lineup ... I never thought I’d see that.
And all 4 of them combined cost us something around £5m !
by randomclaret2
Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 496457

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

andyh wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:03 pm
And how did that work out... we won the lottery yet 2 years later we were back at square one.
Maybe the question to ask is where would we be if we hadnt taken that chance and hadnt gone up that year ?
by randomclaret2
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our Championship squad next year
Replies: 86
Views: 3303

Re: Our Championship squad next year

Shhh...everythings fine..
by randomclaret2
Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Recession, Regret and Regression
Replies: 83
Views: 3235

Re: ARTICLE: Recession, Regret and Regression

Youll find Will a certain element of Burnley fans who simply will not have a word said against the club.Those for whom Burnley Directors in particular are a breed above criticism. Incredibly such folk were around when the club was literally at deaths door in the 80s and they are certainly a vocifero...
by randomclaret2
Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 496457

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

BabylonClaret wrote:
Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:36 pm
Why is there all of a sudden a spate of posts claiming we have no financial ability to bring in players? Has Garlick finally broken his silence?
Wonder what could have given folk the idea that we have no money ?
by randomclaret2
Wed Oct 07, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital...
Replies: 1258
Views: 85243

Re: ALK Capital...

onewillieirvine wrote:
Wed Oct 07, 2020 11:59 am
Yes, fine sentiments CT. Let's hope our manager and the players continue to defy the odds. With our injured back and we show the desire of previous seasons, there's no doubt there are at least three worse team than us over 38 games.
Aye, fingers crossed
by randomclaret2
Wed Oct 07, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital...
Replies: 1258
Views: 85243

Re: ALK Capital...

Each transfer window wasted by the club as the Board stare into the oncoming headlights like startled rabbits makes a return to the Championship, and worse , more and more likely. And just wait for the financial chaos we will be im next summer should that happen...
by randomclaret2
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 496457

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Four free transfers and two undisclosed deals tell you all you need to know
Who is he referring to ?
by randomclaret2
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim White
Replies: 8
Views: 2190

Re: Jim White

Clinton Morrison is also on the BBC
by randomclaret2
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 496457

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

"Our board don’t want to or can’t put anymore money into the club or subsidise losses"
This is a genuine question...how much have each of our directors put into the club ?
by randomclaret2
Tue Oct 06, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 496457

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

If we go down this time, it will be an awful.lot harder to come back up.
by randomclaret2
Tue Oct 06, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 496457

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

It’s therefore imperative we stay in the PL and invest to do so, even if that means taking on some short term debt. If we continue to plan and prepare for doomsday it will eventually be self fulfilling."
Spot on
by randomclaret2
Tue Oct 06, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Forest sack manager
Replies: 52
Views: 2596

Re: Forest sack manager

12 managers in 9 years
by randomclaret2
Tue Oct 06, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pathetic effort by the board
Replies: 109
Views: 4950

Re: Pathetic effort by the board

Chris Bodens thoughts, recently published on line , make for intetesting reading
by randomclaret2
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital...
Replies: 1258
Views: 85243

Re: ALK Capital...

Spijed wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:50 pm
Why should Clive Holt be involved?
Hes a Director of the Club
by randomclaret2
Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best right sided winger/wing back in the Championship?
Replies: 25
Views: 2034

Re: Joe Lolley (Nottingham Forest)

Wellsy1882 wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:15 am
Past it
That doesnt normally stop us
by randomclaret2
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why don't we ever hear from the chairman?
Replies: 71
Views: 2402

Re: Why don't we ever hear from the chairman?

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:13 am
Your view of yourself doesn't matter.

It's how a business sees you and the club sees you as a customer first and foremost for financial reasons.
Really
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 496457

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

The same way you support your family, with patience and understanding. Would you rag your family if they didn't deliver what you wanted in the middle of a pandemic? Of course you wouldn't. So why expect more of the board. Nobody knew back in February what the affects of Covid would be on the financ...
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Future strategy
Replies: 42
Views: 2060

Re: Future strategy

Our problems now will be as nothing to next summers, despite what the happy clappers would like to believe. The refrain next summer will be " Oh but we've lost the Premier League TV money, what do you expect them to do ?"
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 496457

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I did, so what? This has nothing to do with the Orient game, nothing to do with history, this is about the realities of today Oct 2020. If you can't understand why the board are in this situation you must be living in a darkened room at the bottom of a coal mine. Everybody is frustrated, but there ...
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 496457

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Like a moth drawn to the flame you return to this thread, only to be hit by the same whinging minnies. It should come with a warning of low flying dummies and teddy bears. I dread to think how some on this board would cope in the event of an actual crisis. Slamming the board, when without The Kilby...
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 496457

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

claret2018 wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:25 pm
We’ve already signed 2 premier league players, we were never going to sign from abroad, and we can still sign from the championship.

What’s the issue?
Who are the 2 Premier League players ?
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 496457

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

2 of our Directors were on the Board 20 years ago
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extended Transfer Window Autumn 2020 (Must Contain Link)’ thread
Replies: 218
Views: 13390

Re: Extended Transfer Window Autumn 2020 (Must Contain Link)’ thread

We need a thread purely about the Takeover.Speculating whilst the current gang are in charge is pointless
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who am I?
Replies: 54
Views: 1087

Re: Who am I?

Could you give us a clue ?
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 496457

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Donna Meat sounds quite a girl...
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We've got some of the best talent from the Championship
Replies: 52
Views: 1761

Re: We've got some of the best talent from the Championship

Given that a large part of our First Team Squad is 30+ , where are going to find their replacements over the next 12/18 months ?
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: U18 goals - Burnley v Everton
Replies: 4
Views: 337

Re: U18 goals - Burnley v Everton

Fine goal by McGlynn
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 496457

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

s6t9a2f3f wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:44 pm
Not time to close this thread ?
The EFL/PL window closes on the 16th
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why don't we ever hear from the chairman?
Replies: 71
Views: 2402

Re: Why don't we ever hear from the chairman?

Burnley Ace wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:15 pm
In the same way I do t often hear from the owner of many businesses that I am a customer of. Stop feeling so entitled because it’s a football club.
Depends whether you see yourself as merely a " customer " of BFC and if you do, whether its just on a par with with all those other businesses
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why don't we ever hear from the chairman?
Replies: 71
Views: 2402

Re: Why don't we ever hear from the chairman?

kentonclaret wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:02 pm
Do you REALLY need somebody to tell you that the club hasn't got a pot to pi$$ in when it comes to signing new players? :cry:
If only to save us having to hear SD repeat himself twice a week...
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why don't we ever hear from the chairman?
Replies: 71
Views: 2402

Re: Why don't we ever hear from the chairman?

We had a Chief Exec previously but we seemed to hear more from Mr Garlick than we did from Mr Baldwin . I certainly recall end of season "catch ups " with Darren Bentley when the Chairman was only too happy to talk about the club's finances
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why don't we ever hear from the chairman?
Replies: 71
Views: 2402

Re: Why don't we ever hear from the chairman?

He seemed rather keener to speak when things were going well
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley sign young French midfielder on loan
Replies: 49
Views: 3256

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley sign young French midfielder on loan

Im.old enough to remember Terry Mancini and he played for the Republic
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next manager
Replies: 95
Views: 3799

Re: Next manager

They will have planned it as thoroughly as they plan each transfer window
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tonight’s under-23 game called off
Replies: 15
Views: 964

Re: ARTICLE: Tonight’s under-23 game called off

Why has it been called off?
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tonight’s under-23 game called off
Replies: 15
Views: 964

Re: ARTICLE: Tonight’s under-23 game called off

Was the Quaison deal dependent on someone being sold Tony ?
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche should put up and shut up
Replies: 48
Views: 2432

Re: Dyche should put up and shut up

I can just imagine the Aston Villa owners saying to Dyche if he had their managers job. Right Sean we have a 200m budget, Who's on your list? Dale Stephens, Phil Bardsley and it would be good to have Peter Crouch around the group for 60k a week banter. Erm Sean we want fast attacking talented playe...
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 496457

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Most of our Directors are not of the WhatsApp generation to put it politely.
by randomclaret2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: no crowd and massive goals tally ?
Replies: 11
Views: 808

Re: no crowd and massive goals tally ?

I dont remember a glut of goals when the first games after lockdown were played to complete last season, in fact quite the opposite.
by randomclaret2
Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I hope our players and board are watching
Replies: 44
Views: 3299

Re: I hope our players and board are watching

Theyve spent nigh on £200 million since they came up.
What have we spent in that time ? £15m tops.? Literally in another League
by randomclaret2
Sun Oct 04, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Tyneside Misery
Replies: 8
Views: 890

Re: REPORT: Tyneside Misery

Rileybobs wrote:
Sun Oct 04, 2020 8:05 pm
We just need a bit of a lift. A gritty 1-0 win for England on Thursday night and everyone will feel a whole lot better.
:lol:
by randomclaret2
Sun Oct 04, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 496457

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

When will Boden get the " stand down " message ? All nail bitingy exciting..