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by Steddyman
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venky's support for t'Roverrrs ...
Replies: 54
Views: 5875

Re: Venky's support for t'Roverrrs ...

Shore claret wrote:But surely the question is why, even if your mega rich its still a waste of money for what gain?
Football Club = Money Laundering
by Steddyman
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Signing of the season
Replies: 28
Views: 3343

Re: Signing of the season

I'm betting that he will not be the messiah they are expecting. Our defensive setup and strategy restrict shots on goal to those from outside the area. In another team playing another system, he won't have the same protection. However, we are going to miss him as a captain. He never stops shouting i...
by Steddyman
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

TheFamilyCat wrote:The wages we pay may be astronomical to you and I but in this league, they really are a pittance.
Not according to Sean and Mike. He repeatedly said last year that we are no longer the bottom of the PL on wages.
by Steddyman
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Reecey1987 wrote:Its a loan
And that changes what? Is he allowed to play for them or not? It is a view to a permanent deal too.
by Steddyman
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Just been looking through the list of players signed by Championship clubs. How did Knockaert sign for Fulham on a Free? He would have been perfect for us: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/0/efl-championship-transfers-201920-club-by-club-guide/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Forr...
by Steddyman
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Why do folk complain when SD states that trying to land targets is difficult but are seemingly oblivious when other managers say the same thing. Pep is on record just recently saying the same thing. Have you noticed how busy Watford have been, close to London, just had a great season. Spurs last se...
by Steddyman
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

ArmchairDetective wrote:DONE DEAL...?!

Burnley are now as short as 1/6 to sign Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater.

#TwitterClarets

Taken from @Oddschanger
1/6 just means that the majority of betting money is going on Burnley. It doesn't mean someone haas insider knowledge.
by Steddyman
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

This is probably a fair expectation for this coming season:

https://www.vavel.com/en/football/2019/ ... -2019.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Steddyman
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

FactualFrank wrote:Heard a rumour which sounds the most believable yet... that we won't be signing anybody today or tomorrow.
I think that's called a fact. Despite what CT might say, our recruitment team is rubbish and has been for years.
by Steddyman
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

wickdkkewiclaret The problem with your post are the words "potentially" and "initial enquiry" which seems to suggest that no firm offer has been made and that other clubs could also be interested in taking the player. This is why I posted previously we seem to go into negotiations with a begging bo...
by Steddyman
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Nixon has this to say about Drinkwater to Burnley. Doesn’t sound likely to me as we will be asking to take him on reduced wages.

“Chelsea want to move out Drinkwater. On loan. He is on monster money. If they take less at the death he may have a few choices.”
by Steddyman
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Burnley make late move for Danny Drinkwater https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-7329735/Burnley-make-late-sign-Chelsea-midfielder-Danny-Drinkwater-loan-deal.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; This has got “Thursday: 9am: Chris Boden: We’ve been told to stand-down, no...
by Steddyman
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Soundbar
Replies: 38
Views: 3294

Re: Soundbar

I have a five speaker + subwoofer system which has been brilliant but it’s over 15 years old now and in need of replacing. I was considering a Sky Soundbar as a potential replacement. No soundbar will be anywhere near as good as even a reasonable 5.1 system. If you enjoy surround sound then stick w...
by Steddyman
Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

TVC15 wrote:That’s a joke right ?
Nope. Is he your next Hendrick? He was excellent yesterday.
by Steddyman
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Blackrod wrote:Lennon instead or in addition ?
Lennon has been our best player for the last two games. Why would we possibly want to get rid of Lennon?
by Steddyman
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kalvin Phillips
Replies: 233
Views: 37156

Re: Kalvin Phillips

I have amazing predictive powers, so here is my prediction:

1. Tuesday we up our bid to £12 million plus Vydra. Leeds reject it (they value him a £30 million and out staff don't work weekends)
2. Thursday. Aston Villa bid £25 million and get their man.
by Steddyman
Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I left on 87min and Josh hardly had a touch. Today was my 1st pre season game and I wanted a look at Josh, unfortunately he only got the last 20 and his contribution was minimal. You must have been watching the wrong player then. His very first touch was to nip in ahead of a Parma player who looked...
by Steddyman
Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

What does the '(MUST CONTAIN LINK)' mean in the thread title please?
by Steddyman
Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Josh Benson looked some player when he came on today. I'd like to see more of this lad.
by Steddyman
Sat Aug 03, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I do get the feeling that we go into negotiations of signing players as little old Burnley. Almost apologetic to ask if we can have a price please sir. Other clubs like Palace just come straight in and make an offer (which is NOT paying over the top) and have the deal done in days. We seem to ask fo...
by Steddyman
Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

BOYSIE31 wrote:Just a pity he plays an awful brand of football
To be fair, we didn't on Tuesday, It was lovely stuff. He does resort to Hoofball though if the exciting stuff doesn't work as we saw at the start of last season.
by Steddyman
Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Same old same old. Been like this for 4 years. Same people defend it every year and say wait until the last day before judging, then nothing happens on the last day and they are disappointed but defend it anyway. Many teams like Stoke, Aston Villa, Newcastle etc have followed this pattern in the las...
by Steddyman
Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I just think doing right by the players is the most important way he has of maintaining player Unity. They trust in him and he trusts in them. Perhaps it won't be £20 million but it will surely be a lot less than £50 million. We've let players go before on a free that we could have sold for this rea...
by Steddyman
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I'm expecting SD to let Tarks go cheap and not replace him. A lot of his success is down to his relationship with the players and doing right by them. I believe if Tarks wants to go, then SD would see it as being fair to let him go, even if the price is only £20 million. We would just say it is an u...
by Steddyman
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Crystal Palace now also in for Cahill. We must be there scouting network.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footb ... ssion=true" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Steddyman
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joe Hart
Replies: 85
Views: 6556

Re: Joe Hart

Did anyone else notice how much further he was coming out of the box yesterday? Last season he seemed reluctant to come off his line. Last night he was frequently out of the box completely. His distribution is excellent.
by Steddyman
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nice thread
Replies: 158
Views: 12477

Re: Nice thread

Sat in the Bob Lord for a change, Dyche giving someone in the dugout a right mouthful just before Wells came on...whoever's was sat in the far right of the dugout looking from the BL was getting it. Probably Vydra. He no doubt won't have been happy that Wells got on instead of him. He had warmed up...
by Steddyman
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nice thread
Replies: 158
Views: 12477

Re: Nice thread

Surely the only possible reasons for Vydra not coming on instead of Wells was a clear message to him to go?

Ridiculous, he should be given game time. No idea what Sean is playing at.
by Steddyman
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

RVclaret wrote:That article ain’t by Nixon
True. Still suspect it is the one he is referring to.
by Steddyman
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

And here it is, Heaton as expected:

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football ... -transfer/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Steddyman
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Blackrod wrote:I’m sure it will be ground breaking news.
We should know in another 5 mins. It usually appears on the website at 11pm the day before.
by Steddyman
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I’d take Ejaria. Not the finished article but he is only 21 and shows a lot of promise. With the right mentoring he could be a world beater.

https://youtu.be/dA6S8HTukxU" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Steddyman
Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

You are just guessing (which is understandable given the lack of any real news). Nobody has stated we need to sell players to offload wages before we can sign anyone.
by Steddyman
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Would spending more actually guarantee any more success? How many other clubs get to play in Europe, even spending ten times our budget? I think the question we should be asking, is: “With the same manager and the same recruitment team, would spending more money be statistically more likely to lead...
by Steddyman
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Boden: Asked SD about whether any transfer situations had opened up last night: “(There’s been) No encouragement, it costs money and money is difficult to find at this place." https://twitter.com/bodenknights/status/1154060500587753483?s=21" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; He sounds *...
by Steddyman
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

MACCA wrote:Some business was being done today, what business, and what stage is at I do not know yet.
BPF@leeds
by Steddyman
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:Clearly not in your opinion, but those of us who aren't miserable turds can see the team has changed.
He didn’t say it hadn’t changed, he said it hadn’t improved.

We finished 15th last season and 7th the season before.
by Steddyman
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Malinovskyi & Maehle
Replies: 115
Views: 16338

Re: Malinovskyi & Maehle

No happening according to Boden. ‘ Little snippet from Belgium, Burnley linked with Genk pair at the weekend, but Atalanta have signed midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi for a reported €13.7m, and while there is interest in Joakim Mæhle, the club want to keep him at least another season ahead of Champion...
by Steddyman
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Have I read this right,if Maguire leaves Leicester for United,they will pay Brighton £45 million for Lewis Dunk!!!,surely that's £4.5 million if not football has gone berserk. They don't want Dunk, they want Tarks. Leicester are spreading that story to get Burnley to negotiate on price for Tarks. B...
by Steddyman
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Malinovskyi & Maehle
Replies: 115
Views: 16338

Re: Malinovskyi & Maehle

I know Youtube doesn't give great visibility into a players strengths, but from those two clips they both look ideal. Speed on the break would massively add to our arsenal in games.
by Steddyman
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch confirms.....
Replies: 57
Views: 5550

Re: Crouch confirms.....

Given we had an offer in the table for him, does this mean we will be looking to sign a replacement?
by Steddyman
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nintendo Switch Clarets edition
Replies: 0
Views: 579

Nintendo Switch Clarets edition

Nintendo have announced the Nintendo Switch Lite today. There is even going to be a special edition for clarets fans.

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by Steddyman
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton
Replies: 247
Views: 24690

Re: Tom Heaton

If Tom leaves for West Spam it is because he knows he isn't good enough to keep Pope out of the first team. Simple as.
by Steddyman
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Simple answer is NO He has to be the most clueless journo on the planet. The really surprising thing however , is he doesn’t realise it You guys realise that Boden probably does hear about transfers well before he posts them, but is given the information under confidence. If he betrays that confide...
by Steddyman
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Why so much speculation on potential signings, now approaching 1,000 posts? Spurs got to the Champions league final without making any signings this time last year. We have two players for every position if we play either Gibson or Mee at left back if necessary. There is therefore need to sign anyb...
by Steddyman
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I'd be happy with Jay as the only new striker in and Crouch out; Jay is a quality player and would give his whole for Burnley. It would also add more spice to the matches with beloved Brighton.
by Steddyman
Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

TVC15 wrote:Same way Dyche managed to sign Pope, JBG, Keane, Tarks etc for hardly any money.
And let’s not forget that as grateful as we should be to Howe for some great signings it’s Dyche who got them playing and turned them into winners.
All over 2 years ago.
by Steddyman
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 577286

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Wait, so Marseille need to sell their highest earning players due to not making the Champions League and the natural club to link him too is Burnley? Somebody's having a laugh.
by Steddyman
Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McNeil - Juventus
Replies: 123
Views: 12764

Re: Dwight McNeil - Juventus

How many new midfielders to Juventus need?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48819931" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Steddyman
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Park View - Phoenix from the flames
Replies: 35
Views: 5053

Re: Park View - Phoenix from the flames

On a slightly related note, the Park View Chippy is open again too. Spoke to the owner and he said he had been in hospital with a serious illness but had now made a full recovery.