Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

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Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by Leisure » Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:36 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaw2ytGAg5A

Very interesting. Well worth a listen.
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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by claretonthecoast1882 » Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:37 am

2 hours 40 minutes ? Is it all with him

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by Leisure » Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:44 am

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:37 am
2 hours 40 minutes ? Is it all with him
Yes, it is but the first 15 minutes or so are very interesting, about the new owners, Sean etc.

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by claretonthecoast1882 » Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:46 am

Leisure wrote:
Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:44 am
Yes, it is but the first 15 minutes or so are very interesting, about the new owners, Sean etc.
:D cricket is on this afternoon you should be done by then

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by Bosscat » Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:51 am

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:46 am
:D cricket is on this afternoon you should be done by then
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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by ClaretTony » Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:53 am

Five minutes with Matt Williams is more than enough. :D

And I don't mean that, Matt's a top, top bloke who I have got to know really well in the five years he's been at Burnley.

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by Leisure » Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:02 am

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:46 am
:D cricket is on this afternoon you should be done by then
Will be watching the U23's! :D

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by MACCA » Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:14 am

Nice little listen, first 15 mins confirmed what some will have already have known, understood and voiced their concerns/opinions on.

Least it seems they're acting on them now, and it's nice to hear there's a plan and vision in place.

Will listen to the rest later, as he seemed to go of on a tangent about Matthew Tipton.
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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by randomclaret2 » Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:15 am

Watched thd first 10 minutes so far...he's still answering the first question 😎

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by ClaretTony » Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:16 am

randomclaret2 wrote:
Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:15 am
Watched thd first 10 minutes so far...he's still answering the first question 😎
:D :D :D

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by warksclaret » Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:19 am

Having been a fan of the club for 60 years I feel embarrassed in saying I have never heard of him. At first I thought he was a new person following the take-over. Whats his key role ??

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by ClaretTony » Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:26 am

warksclaret wrote:
Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:19 am
Having been a fan of the club for 60 years I feel embarrassed in saying I have never heard of him. At first I thought he was a new person following the take-over. Whats his key role ??
Matt came in during the 2015/16 season. Not sure what his title was then but he was Dave Baldwin's number two. His role changed to Chief Operating Officer when Hart replaced Dave last year. He's sort of explained his role early in the interview, he's been more involved with the players in the last year and based at Gawthorpe more than the club.

Matt is very much a football man, well sort of, he is an Oldham fan.

Been a great help to me over the last five years, I have so much time for him.
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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by durhamclaret » Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:30 am

warksclaret wrote:
Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:19 am
Having been a fan of the club for 60 years I feel embarrassed in saying I have never heard of him. At first I thought he was a new person following the take-over. Whats his key role ??
Same here Warks, see that CT has explained, how you doing? hope to catch up with you again when we are able to return to the Turf.

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by randomclaret2 » Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:40 am

Seems a real nice fella
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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by bfcjg » Fri Mar 12, 2021 1:14 pm

Glad he is a football man and as Tony speaks highly of him he must have the Clarets at heart.

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by dibraidio » Fri Mar 12, 2021 1:20 pm

Interesting that he's very positive about the input from Mike Rigg.

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by Vegas Claret » Fri Mar 12, 2021 3:21 pm

listened to it all, some brilliant stuff
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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by Vegas Claret » Fri Mar 12, 2021 3:43 pm

just to add for those that only listened to those first 15 you are missing out on a great interview, some more Burnley stuff just after the 2 hour mark that is absolutely brilliant to hear

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by levraiclaret » Fri Mar 12, 2021 9:37 pm

Some v interesting stuff on the Europa excursion towards the end.

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by warksclaret » Fri Mar 12, 2021 9:57 pm

durhamclaret wrote:
Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:30 am
Same here Warks, see that CT has explained, how you doing? hope to catch up with you again when we are able to return to the Turf.
Hi Durham-all well, hope you are too thanks. Retired 16 months ago which makes it harder to go to mid week games. Must catch up soon

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by The Enclosure » Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:00 pm

Great stuff.He certainly is a character.

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by ClaretTony » Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:14 pm

Just finished listening to it - some excellent stories and a real insight into the goings on at BFC

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by Aclaret » Sat Mar 13, 2021 10:53 am

Only listened to first half hour yet.....what a fascinating and interesting fella Matt Williams is, can't believe I havn't heard from him before.

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by Jimscho » Sat Mar 13, 2021 12:33 pm

I had a static Caravan in the Western Lakes for about 10 years and one of my neighbours was from Shaw near Oldham.He knew I was a Burnley supporter as were a number of people up there.He stopped me one day and said that someone he knew very well was going to Burnley.It was Matt Williams and he said what a sound bloke he was.Matt had a rugby background and my friend and Matt had been involved in Rugby once upon a time.He told me if i ever met him to tell him ‘Crazy Horse’sends his regards.

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by Jimscho » Sat Mar 13, 2021 12:34 pm

I had a static Caravan in the Western Lakes for about 10 years and one of my neighbours was from Shaw near Oldham.He knew I was a Burnley supporter as were a number of people up there.He stopped me one day and said that someone he knew very well was going to Burnley.It was Matt Williams and he said what a sound bloke he was.Matt had a rugby background and my friend and Matt had been involved in Rugby once upon a time.He told me if i ever met him to tell him ‘Crazy Horse’sends his regards.

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by Haverigg Claret » Sat Mar 13, 2021 12:43 pm

Hi Jimscho, how are you? I'm still living up here in the frozen north of Haverigg. UTC.

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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by MACCA » Sat Mar 13, 2021 12:53 pm

Really good listen, he's got some really good stories to tell.

Seems he's worked in all sorts of environments with many characters good and bad.

There's been a lot of good communication coming out of the club regards a bright future, hopefully we will start to see some of that bearing fruit over the next season or so.
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Re: Interview with Matt Williams - Chief Operating Officer at BFC

Post by Jimscho » Sat Mar 13, 2021 3:45 pm

Haverigg Claret wrote:
Sat Mar 13, 2021 12:43 pm
Hi Jimscho, how are you? I'm still living up here in the frozen north of Haverigg. UTC.
Hi Mike we are good thanks.We are hoping to get up there to see Margaret when we are able.Will pop round to see you.

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