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by Father Jack
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adeola Friday nears 1m views... Pendleside hospice will be £1m short of funding
Replies: 8
Views: 682

Adeola Friday nears 1m views... Pendleside hospice will be £1m short of funding

Tough times for many at the moment including those in the charitable sector. I read in the recent Jay—Rod article that Pendleside hospice expect to have a £1m shortfall in their funding given the forced cancellation of key fund raising activities. It struck me that Adeola Friday is a thread as old a...
by Father Jack
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mee to miss out on England debut (Covid 19)
Replies: 20
Views: 2415

Mee to miss out on England debut (Covid 19)

Taken from David Ornstein’s column on The Athletic today: Will Mee miss out on an England debut? The cancellation of March’s internationals and the likely delay of Euro 2020 means some players who were close to being called up for England will have to wait — or may even have missed their chance alto...
by Father Jack
Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: View from our Head of European & International recruitment
Replies: 139
Views: 6385

View from our Head of European & International recruitment

Just found this on the Athletic. Know it will be of interest given our European scouting progress was questioned again during January. - - - - The January transfer window closes in six days, while in four hours, and 50 miles north, Ian Butterworth’s former club Norwich City will take on his current ...
by Father Jack
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 238772

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

I would have liked us to be the one signing Luke Matheson for £1m from Rochdale.
Small fry by even championship standards and a lot of potential to be playing first team football aged 17.
by Father Jack
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill having medical
Replies: 234
Views: 24488

Re: Brownhill having medical

Image

Richardsbfc has previous for making up nonsense.
Remember this from back in August?
by Father Jack
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood Song
Replies: 57
Views: 2409

Re: Chris Wood Song

Chris Wood is a Kiwi
Eee i Eee i o
Chris Wood is a Kiwi
Eee i Eee i o
With one goal here
And two goals there
Here a goal, there a goal, everywhere a goal goal.
Chris Wood is a Kiwi


Afew less syllables in the first line. Makes it abit easier to sing?
Other than that it’s nice & simple. 👍
by Father Jack
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brentford B team - long read article
Replies: 6
Views: 962

Re: Brentford B team - long read article

Don't know about the squad but there haven't been regular changes with the manager. Mark Warburton left in summer 2015 because they couldn't agree with the way they were approaching things. He was replaced by Marinus Dijkhuizen but he only lasted two months into the season. After a short period wit...
by Father Jack
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brentford B team - long read article
Replies: 6
Views: 962

Brentford B team - long read article

Really interesting read about Brentford and how they have set up their pathway to the first team supplemented by their scouting network domestic & abroad for both first team and B team. Their strategy is seemingly working despite regular changes to management and playing staff. Shows there can be me...
by Father Jack
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why you shouldn’t buy anyone in January (long read)
Replies: 6
Views: 641

Why you shouldn’t buy anyone in January (long read)

Why you shouldn’t buy anyone in January - Jack Pitt Brooke (The Athletic) Maybe Mike Garlick has got it right after all?: “In boardrooms around the country this month, the same question will be asked: “Can he keep us up?” Nothing else matters to half the teams in the Premier League, given the money ...
by Father Jack
Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The chairman’s comments on the transfer situation
Replies: 244
Views: 10351

Re: The chairman’s comments on the transfer situation

I think Dyche’s latest comments on Mike Rigg and transfers from the Burnley Express (Chris Boden) are pretty clear on why he doesn’t think we’ll sign players this window - 5/6 targets?! Described elsewhere as a postage stamp. We’re looking for value on players, and if we can find that, we spend it, ...
by Father Jack
Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The chairman’s comments on the transfer situation
Replies: 244
Views: 10351

Re: The chairman’s comments on the transfer situation

From that moment some of our Board, perhaps not all, have been seriously uncomfortable with the situation which has resulted in a real reluctance to venture into the transfer market in the last four windows to purchase players good enough to go straight into the first team. So we then take the foll...
by Father Jack
Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best DISCO Record of all time...
Replies: 36
Views: 1640

Re: Best DISCO Record of all time...

Spacer - Sheila B Devotion.

Nile Rodgers at his best.
by Father Jack
Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarky’s contract - £40m release clause
Replies: 31
Views: 3761

Tarky’s contract - £40m release clause

According to David Ormstein on the Athletic.
Do we believe it?
by Father Jack
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Prostate cancer advice please- newly diagnosed
Replies: 119
Views: 11004

Re: Prostate cancer advice please- newly diagnosed

My dad chorleyhere had his op on Thursday and was back at home yesterday evening looking very tired but pleased to be back in familiar surroundings. It’s his birthday today so whilst he can’t be sat next to me on the Turf I’ll be shouting the boys on extra loud to try and help bring home the points....
by Father Jack
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Superleague Final
Replies: 33
Views: 1330

Re: Superleague Final

Well done Saints. Let’s hope our new coach continues our domination in the years to come.

Also big miss for Makinson not touring with GB Lions. He did well to play on with that injury.
by Father Jack
Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets for Foodbanks v Norwich
Replies: 26
Views: 3448

Re: Clarets for Foodbanks v Norwich

bring a tin for a Burnley win!
I’ve got mine ready.
by Father Jack
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BRING A TIN FOR THE BIN
Replies: 71
Views: 7959

Re: BRING A TIN FOR THE BIN

I manned one of the Belvedere road bins. Lots of very generous donations including your own Cricketfieldclarets. And we’ll done to the scousers who donated £120+ from the collection they’d had on the coaches. Having seen their own collections go from strength to strength (now a transit vans worth at...
by Father Jack
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Finally we put some of the 110m to good use
Replies: 15
Views: 3483

Re: Finally we put some of the 110m to good use

How many times has the chairman’s lounge been redone since our first season in the prem? How many times have the board had to wade through a mass puddle to enter the bob lord? This is clearly up there with leaking taps on the clubs list of priorities. Yet there can be no excuse that we don’t have th...
by Father Jack
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 593796

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I never said that I knew we weren’t in for him.
Just that the combination of the reported fee and my assumption on his wages feels like it shouldn’t have been an unrealistic target for us.
by Father Jack
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 593796

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Ill say it again on the thread because it’s probably been lost in all of the bickering but James McCarthy at £3m is something we could have done in our finance structure. Would have ticked the boxes for me.
by Father Jack
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 593796

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Surprised we didn’t go in for James McCarthy. £8m and doubt ridiculous wage demands. Felt like an obvious choice to me.
by Father Jack
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 593796

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Seems willing to do such on Twitter. Why is this forum any different?
by Father Jack
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Man utd 2009 pix
Replies: 29
Views: 3041

Re: Burnley v Man utd 2009 pix

Used to have a cracking high res picture taken afew seconds after Blake had hit the ball. His technique on the hit was impeccable and he’d stayed in shape to keep the ball down. What I used to love about the photo was the fans faces in the JHL - some are already celebrating, lots had jumped up. Beca...
by Father Jack
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man City pay £8m for a 16 year
Replies: 31
Views: 3375

Re: Man City pay £8m for a 16 year

Questions I’m keen to understand. 1) why did Howe allow Blake to dismantle the youth programme? Was it budgetary, or a lack of care or interest? 2) why did our board allow Howe and Blake to dismantle the youth programme? A lack of long term planning or leadership? 3 What has Howe done to the youth p...
by Father Jack
Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bamber Bridge v Burnley - U23 Latest
Replies: 26
Views: 2961

Re: Bamber Bridge v Burnley - U23 Latest

Fitness game aside I wasn’t impressed with Mumbongo. He didn’t seem to be able to impose himself on the game. That said it looked like he went into trees behind the the sideline after being subbed on what looked like to throw up. Then he limped off when crossing the pitch at full time. So a hard nig...
by Father Jack
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 24411
Views: 1093961

Re: adeola friday

Kilroy Silk
by Father Jack
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jagielka
Replies: 126
Views: 11595

Re: Jagielka

Dave Jones is with the group in Portugal. Short term deal if we fail to land our CM targets?
by Father Jack
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wooden cricket field stand seats being sold
Replies: 60
Views: 7251

Re: Wooden cricket field stand seats being sold

This is the reply I got back from Sinead when I enquired whether seats could be collected on a weekend rather than working day for anyone who doesn’t live or work in Burnley: “Due to the high demand we have been inundated with similar requests from those who don’t live in/aren’t in Burnley on either...
by Father Jack
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McNeil song
Replies: 38
Views: 2821

Re: Dwight McNeil song

To the tune of She’s Electric

He’s the reason
That we’ve stayed up this season
But we don’t forget Tom Heaton
Or Dwight McNeil
by Father Jack
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What I Really Liked About Dwight Today...
Replies: 78
Views: 5303

Re: What I Really Liked About Dwight Today...

To the tune of She’s Electric.

He’s the reason
We’ve stayed up this season.
But don’t forget Tom Heaton
He’s Dwight McNeil
by Father Jack
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horse Racing Nap League - Cheltenham 2019
Replies: 251
Views: 7640

Re: Horse Racing Nap League - Cheltenham 2019

Tuesday

13.30 Al Dancer
14.10 Glen Forsa (NAP)
14.50 Minella Rocco
15.30 Apples Jade
16.10 Benie Des Dieux
16.50 Riders of the Storm
17.30 Impulsive Star
by Father Jack
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 24411
Views: 1093961

Re: adeola friday

Birthday
by Father Jack
Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Reviving the FA Cup .... ideas ?
Replies: 62
Views: 3488

Re: Reviving the FA Cup .... ideas ?

3rd round day. All Prem teams (entering the competition) and Championship teams (still remaining) in a separate pot. That pot to be drawn as the away team within all of the ties until the numbers no longer alllow (ie. no remaining balls in the first pot for home ties, or no remaining balls in the se...
by Father Jack
Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit - What are you going to stockpile?
Replies: 126
Views: 5643

Re: Brexit - What are you going to stockpile?

Strikers (Neil Warnock c.2000-2006)
by Father Jack
Sat Oct 20, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 12 year old sold to Utd for £180k. Any ideas?
Replies: 25
Views: 3161

12 year old sold to Utd for £180k. Any ideas?

According to Mike Duff at a Cheltenham fans forum this week.
Has this already been covered?
Anyone aware of the circumstances?
by Father Jack
Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goals from today
Replies: 9
Views: 1462

Re: Goals from today

Credit to westy on the first. Both of his attempts looked goal bound and decent hits too. Credit to Vokes on the second. Fair challenge for the call which took their defender out of the game and allowed Lennon to sneak in. Credit to JBG on the third. Lovely cushioned volley. Deserved to go straight ...
by Father Jack
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Father Jack alive and well .
Replies: 4
Views: 1457

Re: Father Jack alive and well .

Yes I’m still here thank you.
And so is my long running thread.
by Father Jack
Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Duff. New Cheltenham manager
Replies: 32
Views: 5889

Mike Duff. New Cheltenham manager

Good luck to him.
Hopefully will cut his teeth and could return as our manager one day.
Will he be as successful down there as Cotterill was?
by Father Jack
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not tempting fate
Replies: 15
Views: 2599

Re: Not tempting fate

Can see from comments already on this thread that it must already be known which date the home and away legs would be played on if we get through.
Can somebody share please?
by Father Jack
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: £8m bid for Clucas in - Nixon
Replies: 338
Views: 36503

Re: £8m bid for Clucas in - Nixon

maybe our concern about Defour has increased since we started pursuing the deal. And we now need a signing to be ready to play immediately. Maybe the medical for clucas has shown a more serious injury than we’d expected. Maybe we’ve got other irons in the fire which we’re confident we can pull off w...
by Father Jack
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO IanMcL
Replies: 2
Views: 595

FAO IanMcL

Hi Ian. Have you managed to get Filelinked working on your firestick? Seems like Techdoctor has moved away from DroidAdmin but the pin code 2468 isn’t working for me on Filelinked.
Also Mobdro can no longer load data and RedBoxTV no longer has audio pulling through. Any ideas? Thanks
by Father Jack
Sat Jul 28, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Can we afford to let Ben Mee leave for nothing?
Replies: 40
Views: 2986

Re: Can we afford to let Ben Mee leave for nothing?

Some interesting points in reply: I understand we can’t force him to sign a new contract. But I’d like to know whether it’s a question or not meeting his wage demands, or an outright refusal to sign again regardless of terms offered. I suspect it’s the former as last year he was our captain and a fi...
by Father Jack
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Can we afford to let Ben Mee leave for nothing?
Replies: 40
Views: 2986

Can we afford to let Ben Mee leave for nothing?

With our Dawson & Mawson valued at 20m and then another 8m on wages over 3 years - Can we really afford to let Ben Mee leave for nothing? At what point does our experience of this year’s transfer window change our stance on Ben’s contract standoff? Big 10 days ahead. With another £120m on the line I...
by Father Jack
Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our transfer dealings are poor
Replies: 223
Views: 16038

Re: Our transfer dealings are poor

".........But wages are only slowly going up.........." Only if you consider a 125% increase in the last set of accounts to be 'slow'( £27.1m to £61.2m). Certainly an increase that surprised many, me included and expect a further significant increase to Jun'18. Royboyclaret - always interesting to ...
by Father Jack
Sun May 13, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALLEZ ALLEZ ALLEZ
Replies: 126
Views: 12165

Re: ALLEZ ALLEZ ALLEZ

Come on Mik.
Admit you were humming it to yourself whilst on the m6 tonight...!
by Father Jack
Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Singing steward
Replies: 4
Views: 854

Re: Singing steward

Was given an rendition of “Ade’s going to Europe” as the fans departed the CFS yesterday. Big smile and clearly enjoying his afternoon.
Just shows stewarding doesn’t need to be miserable and there can be respect from both sides.
by Father Jack
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Goalkeeper Stone leads the way with new deals
Replies: 29
Views: 2343

Re: ARTICLE: Goalkeeper Stone leads the way with new deals

Just waiting for ablue to start saying that Agyei should be in our first team again...
by Father Jack
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Billy Mercer and Pep
Replies: 32
Views: 3965

Re: Billy Mercer and Pep

You call him Moan. But you don't have an agenda.
Of course not.
I present some balance to your view which you dismiss as arguing...
by Father Jack
Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky Sunday Supplement
Replies: 15
Views: 2849

Re: Sky Sunday Supplement

Remember this was the guy who wrote that terrible article to widespread criticism on here: http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/burnley-brexit-britishness-sean-dyche-premier-league-most-interesting-project-a8124456.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Shame he wa...