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by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

West Ham hijack Burnley Brownhill deal.

https://www.footballinsider247.com/excl ... greed-fee/

Everyone cross your fingers and pray that the click bait bullshit rule holds true.
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

Your conclusions on the negotiations - that Bristol City have got their cake (Wells) and eaten it (Brownhill) are wild and not substantiated by anything. It involves repeating a number (£10 million) which has been quoted as the maximum final price for Brownhill and recasting it as the actual amount...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

Relieved to see one this moving towards completion. We couldn't go into the final stretch with only three midfielders. Brownhill is a good player who will offer us some interesting new tactical options going forward. The fact that we might actually sign a player with holding value and the potential ...
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

You’ve clearly made your mind up that Rigg isn’t performing? On that basis of what? You’re evidencing our struggles over last 2 and a bit windows, and attributing that solely to Rigg. We all know it’s been an issue for a lot longer. I think our recruitment pror to the arrival of Rigg was okay, noth...
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

Sell vydra keep match fit and confident wells I would rather sell Wells in this window and keep Vydra. Match fit and confident aren't must have qualities for bench sitting. The lack of game time and visibility could hurt the price we could expect to get for Vydra if we sold him now. Wells is curren...
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

I wonder how non football folk get jobs recruiting footballers. A firm friendship with Mark Hughes and a dash of cronyism seems to help in some cases. The friendship of Mark Hughes is optional, because Karen Brady has done very well for herself at Birmingham and West Ham without it. Alternatively, ...
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

Poor lurker really isn't going to get over Rigg getting his job is he. Nope, not until he puts in a performance worthy of his job title and salary. After his departure from Fulham, and prior to joining us, he spent two years loitering on the periphery of football at the SRi. We plucked him from imp...
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

Brownhill is a good championship player who fits into the hard working mould, but with more forward impetus than our current crop of midfielders. He might not be a winger, but he is a quality right midfielder and a solid central or attacking midfielder. The question is, after betting on Drinkwater i...
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v West Brom - Youth Cup latest
Replies: 51
Views: 3019

Re: Burnley v West Brom - Youth Cup latest

Funkydrummer wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:55 pm
I take it that there's no stream for this round.
http://livesportsfm.co.uk/player.aspx

Live commentary
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

The recent comments by Lee Johnson could be taken as a good indicator of their current position. https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news/bristol-city-expect-bids-josh-3783035 Namely, they are actively looking to recruit a quality striker, they accept that player trading is a part ...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Jan 27, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Don't forget
Replies: 24
Views: 1926

Re: Don't forget

The Enclosure wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:53 pm
No man is an island.
What about the Isle of Man or Mann ?
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

Wel it’s just a scenario. He’s getting th repoint across that you don’t need 4 strikers because we can go 451, or move players about, with Hendrick, Gudmundsson and Barnes all capable of coming into the team and playing different positions around the midfield/attack. Nods,new players will give us n...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

I see what you’re saying but I think if Wood or Rodriguez got injured or suspended Dyche would undoubtedly change to a 4-5-1 as opposed to starting either Vydra or Wells. I think the time has more than come to get them off the wage bill - and I never expected us to recoup good money but looks like ...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

Looks to me that we recalled Wells simply because QPR cannot pay a fee for him Nods, QPR would be hard pressed to cover his wages, never mind put a respectable cash bid on the table for him. Over the last three seasons their incomings have been limited to loans, free transfers and a couple of small...
by Long Time Lurker
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

snail12345 wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:17 am
had the email for 30 odd years ...… god I'm old
After 30 years, I think it might be time to demonstrate some forward progression and sign up for a new email account.

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by Long Time Lurker
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

‘Preparing’ means Clive Holt firing up the fax machine. Deus Fax Machina A piece of electrical office equipment that can be introduced to the stage in order to resolve the conflict and conclude the drama. The device is associated mostly with Greek tragedy, although it has also appeared in comedies.
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

Link for that: https://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/leeds-queue-up-harold-moukoudi-21365535 Not buying it personally, seems like the standard 3-4 club agent link It would be a strange signing, considering that we could have picked him up in the Summer window on a free transfer. Signing him on...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

It is also the job of the people we are trying to buy from to do the best for their club - some you win some you lose occasionally you all agree and no one else comes along to interfere and challenge the status quo - I think of it as a high pressure property market with gazumpers willing to push th...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

Still astounding that with only a few days of the window left we haven’t added to our fragile squad. Astounding but not surprising. What gets me is that we havent heard of any pro-active transfer moves being made for players. All of the current news about incomings seems to revolve around other clu...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

He is only 21 or 22 so won't go for free. Think they have to be 23 before they can just walk Given how long he has been with QPR ( not long ), what they paid for him and what his current value might conceivably be, any compensation payment is more likely to be fairly trivial. Compensation tends to ...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jan 26, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

If Newcastleclaret is right we could swap Vydra for Brownhill and Wells for Samuel. Now that would be good business. That would leave us with two strikers until the return of Barnes and four right wingers with JBG due back soon. In terms of strikers I think it could a case of one out in this window...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

A quick midfielder any where will do plus a ball winning MF of the Marney type and that would include Allen from Stoke. If we are interested in this guy, as long as we ensure he is not a Mark2 version of Dane Richards, then I assume Wells would be part of the deal as he is already with QPR. Been wi...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So what did we learn from today?
Replies: 66
Views: 3218

Re: So what did we learn from today?

Don't play Pieters unless we want our defence to collapse. And when the defence cracks the players in front start to get a bit jittery. Long had to do his own job today and cover for Pieters, which he struggled to do. Tarks had to do his own job and cover for Long when he was covering for Pieters, w...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fa Cup MIGHTY CLARETS versus Yellow Bellies
Replies: 218
Views: 9208

Re: Fa Cup MIGHTY CLARETS versus Yellow Bellies

Charlie Taylor would be my pick, because our defence has looked a lot more solid since he came back in. Granted, Pieters played against some of the big heavy hitters which made his job more difficult in a couple of matches. However, in the last few games we have invited more pressure on our back fo...
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ha Ha Ha
Replies: 20
Views: 1439

Re: Ha Ha Ha

‘I hope Burnley get relegated!’

‘****! THEY’VE SCORED!’

https://twitter.com/GoldbridgeWorld/sta ... 5028490240

‘****! THEY’VE SCORED AGAIN!!!’

https://twitter.com/GoldbridgeWorld/sta ... 0840281094
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manure versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 388
Views: 13975

Re: Man Utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Tribesmen wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:34 pm
Boy not sure what to say may as well stay up and watch MOTD , hey work will come when it comes .
I looking forward to the comms cam more :)
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manure versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 388
Views: 13975

Re: Man Utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS

I have no idea how Dyche pulled us out of that slump, but the turnaround and the last two results has been inspirational. Well done, incredible! I think it has something to do with a change in the game plan. Instead of sitting back, defending for our lives and hoping to nick a goal we have taken th...
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manure versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 388
Views: 13975

Re: Man Utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Oh my, what a peach of a goal
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manure versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 388
Views: 13975

Re: Man Utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS

WazzaClaret wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:09 pm
Anyone else hear lowts in the celebration to wood? '******* love ya' :lol:

Credit where credits due Lowtons playing well.
Lol, I head that, made me chuckle :)
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manure versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 388
Views: 13975

Re: Man Utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Really good half, we just need to keep our heads and forget we are in front. No butterflies, continue to push up and put them under pressure. None of that sit back and protect a one goal lead nonsense. Looking good so far, couple of let offs, but we have a real chance to win this one. Lowton is play...
by Long Time Lurker
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ray Donovan
Replies: 7
Views: 991

Re: Ray Donovan

Really good show, Ben Gibson is multi talented.

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by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MASSIVE Result
Replies: 98
Views: 5213

Re: MASSIVE Result

Over two hours after the match and this board is still up, another MASSIVE success after the recent down time.

Everything is working well today :)
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

I’d bid for Lawrence Shankland who is banging them in for Dundee United . And yes some will say it’s a much lower league etc but Andy Robertson doesn’t seem to struggle having made same route . Shankland is playing in the second tier of Scottish football, Robertson played in the first. He reputedly...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

Fry plays in the centre of a back three/five or the centre right of a back four. Gibson plays on the left which is why he is the backup for Mee. Gibson is a quality player and people doubting him simply because he hasn't had a chance to play is unfair. Swapping him for Fry wouldn't make much sense a...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Leicester
Replies: 367
Views: 10065

Re: Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lestershiity

Keyboard changed, back on line.

Mug went up when the second goal went in, thoroughly doused it in coffee.

I wasn't getting up to make the switch until the whistle went.

Fantastic result, huge confidence boost and well earned.
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Leicester
Replies: 367
Views: 10065

Re: Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lestershiity

. wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:00 pm
. seems to recall a 30 yard pearoller by Rodriguez but can’t think of the other?
I think I recall that one and Hendrick being in acres of space on his right :(
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Leicester
Replies: 367
Views: 10065

Re: Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Lestershiity

Looks like I'm in the minority, but I don't think we have been that bad. Although my expectations have dipped recently. We were giving as good as we got earl on and our passing looked a bit crisper. More importantly, we actually look like we have a bit of fight in us today. I don't think it was a fo...
by Long Time Lurker
Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 255
Views: 19544

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

“Absolutely crap” again today according to my Villa-supporting brother-in-law, who was at Brighton today. Phew. :lol: :lol: :lol: Utter nonsense. I watched the Brighton vs Villa match and Drinkwater was the best player on the pitch by a country mile. He was involved in everything good that Villa di...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's footy
Replies: 126
Views: 4071

Re: Today's footy

Who is this? Stuart Webber I think their recruitment, with the exception of Pukki, has been okay. Nothing truly special. Their decision to mainly go with what they had this season and give the chance to the players that got them promoted, instead of spending a fortune, was a good one though. What r...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Erling Håland
Replies: 38
Views: 6280

Re: Erling Håland

That's only half the story, he came off the bench on 56 minutes with his side 3-1 down away from home, and scored a 20 minute hat trick and his side won 5-3. That's what dreams are made of for both the player and the club. What is even more miraculous is that Salzburg managed to sign him up for a r...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's footy
Replies: 126
Views: 4071

Re: Today's footy

Villa Equalise after Brighton sit back and invite them to score :(
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's footy
Replies: 126
Views: 4071

Re: Today's footy

Villa and Bournemouth losing today and their next matches ( followed up by a draw when they face each other ) would make our job a lot easier. Nothing is ever certain, but we have a much easier final run in on paper. Hopefully, we might have Barnes back as well ( if it is just keyhole surgery like T...
by Long Time Lurker
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The influence of one player (Pablo Hernandez)...who’s ours?
Replies: 20
Views: 1176

Re: The influence of one player (Pablo Hernandez)...who’s ours?

Last year it was Heaton and Mc Neill, with the valuable contribution of Hendrick flying under the radar. Bardsley had an impact as well. Mc Neill hasn't had the same influence this season, because he has been marked more heavily and he has spent more time tracking back. Heaton left and Hendrick is s...
by Long Time Lurker
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

I'm not following why we needed a young left back or a young forward in the last window. At left back, Taylor is first choice and in his mid 20s. Up front Barnes and Wood were obviously first choice and we supplemented those two with Rodriguez. When you overstate the case, you undermine it. Because...
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

Not signing anyone doesn't mean automatic relegation, if we can stay up without spending it would be the best scenario as we will have a lean start, OOC players left and could argue have a bigger budget both fee and wages wise. In all fairness, we only needed a good young left back, a good young fo...
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

Probably for the best. Nods, I just want to see some positive improvement from us in terms of our recruitment and the direction we are moving in. The current window isn't over yet and we definitely have work that we can do. Nothing would please me more than an upturn in the performance of our recru...
by Long Time Lurker
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231487

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

And I don't envisage any big purchases. I'm not saying that we lack vision, but yesterday I saw a blind man helping our Technical Director cross the road. When we were promised out of this world recruitment, we didn't expect our business to resemble a vacuum. If the forward momentum of our recruitm...