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  1. Kamy100

    Summer Transfer Window

    No idea but that is what I was told a few years ago.
  2. Kamy100

    Summer Transfer Window

    They have been approached in the past and have decilined, mainly because their father is religous and will not let them invest in any business that has any links to gambling.
  3. Kamy100

    Summer Transfer Window

    The Westwood link fits with what I have heard that there is little money to spend, his transfer fee would be free/nominal and Rovers will be enquirying as to how much of the wages Sheff Weds would be willing to pay, if it is a reasonable amount then that would be considered a "value for money" signing and would likely be authorised, there have been signficant savings made on wages given the players we have released/not renewed. The positive of this situation is that it will give some of the academy players a chance, this current crop of players in the under 18's/under 21's is one of the best bunch that I have seen in my time following the club, there are players that could make the jump to the first time, it is about getting the balance right as you need the right blend and to complement them you need good quality players proven at this particular level.
  4. Kamy100

    Summer Transfer Window

    There is very little money to spend. I have heard that Venky's will continue to fund the club (to meet current liabilities) but they want to reduce overheads as much as they can with money spent on transfers being one of the key cost reduction areas, even if we sell players, some of that money will be used to reduce overheads. This has been coming for a few years, there had to come a time when the Venky's made the decision to reduce spending, the hope is that they can transition to this new model of working in a controlled way but I very much doubt that will happen as I have little or no faith in the executive structure at Ewood to be able to successfully manage such a transition.
  5. Kamy100

    Summer Transfer Window

    It is going to be a summer of balancing the books. With our biggest asset (Dack) not being sellable because of his injury, it will probably mean one or two off Lenihan, Travis or Arma having to be sold to help balance the books. After that we are looking at freebies, loans and signing up and coming players from lower leagues. We don't have the money for a major facelift for the squad.
  6. Kamy100

    New Games/General Gaming

    Totally agree. About 6 hours in and it is awesome, love the stroyline and the gameplay.also graphically it looks beautiful,
  7. Before the Bundesliga matches this week only 21% of home matches (from the 56 games played) had been won by the home side (the normal average is 43%), that is a big drop off.
  8. Kamy100

    the san siro

    To watch my othe footballing love Inter I try to visit a couple of time a season, it is a wonderful stadium with so many fabulous memories. However, it is starting to shows it's age and the facilities are quite poor for fans and it is very rarely full. they looked at redeveloping the existing stadium but it would have been an expensive and lengthy process with a limited scope as to what they could so I can understand the decision to demolish and rebuild.
  9. Kamy100

    Blackburn

    We will see, the inspector leading the investigation has already said that the evidence suggests that she was not the intended target and was an innocent bystander: "“There is no evidence to suggest Aya was the intended target of this attack and every indication is that she was an innocent passer-by, making this all the more tragic. We are determined to find who did this to Aya, particularly for her family, who are understandably devastated at their loss. Our thoughts remain with them."
  10. Kamy100

    Blackburn

    It so sad what has happened to Aya, her family came to this country to make a better life for themselves, by all accounts she was a bright and intelligent young lady who was working hard to make a better future for herself, senselessly gunned down. So many of these car washes and hair barbers are fronts for all sorts of illegal activity so it would not surprise me if this is related to some crime fued and Aya happened to be in the wrong place and wrong time. I don't usually comment on some of the racist crap that gets posted on this forum but of the comments on this thread do make me laugh, just because it was an asian woman the automatic assumption was that it was an honour killing, no facts, just purely based on her cast and religon.
  11. Kamy100

    Friend in Need

    Fantastic to hear that you are on the mend. Take care and I hope that you make a full recovery soon.
  12. Kamy100

    Coronavirus

    Going forward we need a plan to manage this for the next 12-18 months (the realistic timescale for a vaccine). Obviously we cannot stay in lockdown for such a long period, so the government need to put forward a plan to manage this situation for this period of time given that in this time we are likely to see around 4-6 more peaks in the virus. It is not an easy task for any governemnt but they cannot get this wrong, they need to learn from their previous mistakes and hopefully now the decisions will be able to be made on sound scientific knowledge rather than the flawed information that it now appears that China had released initially.
  13. Kamy100

    Coronavirus

    It is now becoming clear that the government has made some critical errors that have resulted in thousands dying: * The policy to initially follow the herd immunity at the start of the pandemic * The delay in going into lockdown and banning of all public gathering * The decision not to aggressively contact trace those that have been infected, a policy that they are now reviewing (however this particular horse has now bolted) * The failure to use the 6 critical weeks to prepare for what was about to hit us by stock piling PPE and pivioting manufacturers to build ventilators (instead our government's focus was on ensuring they "got brexit done" by the end of January) * The continued failure of not testing those coming into the country from virus hit regions and the lack of clear plan to limit travel in and out of the country * The failure to provide adequate PPE to front line health/social care workers which has almost certainly resulted in some deaths And now via the times and a few other reports over the last few days there seems to be people within Boris's own government briefing against him by leaking damaging information about him missing Cobra meetings etc, this could be potentially devastating if the government starts to spilit at the most critical time. On the economy side of things the government have got a lot right and have probably done as much as can be reasonably expected.
  14. Kamy100

    Friend in Need

    Thoughts and prayers with you Paul. Get well soon.
  15. The Premier and Football Leagues to be suspended until at least 4th April (Situation to be reviewed on 4th April). Given that the government are estimating the peak of this virus is 12-14 weeks away then there is the real possibility that the entire season could be voided. Has huge implications for the football league, particularly those clubs that are already in financial strife.
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