Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

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Re: Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

Post by Marlow Vaderman » Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:27 pm

So now Betway are tweeting 'come and watch Joses first game' ffs who do they sponsor~??

Then yesterday West Ham tweet a video of all the West Hame goals against Jose...get slated and take it down in hours...its coming soon!

Let's try and get our club back

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Re: Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

Post by Puff Daddy » Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:55 pm

I quite agree mate. It would be funny if were not so sad, but what it does say and very clearly is, these are most definitely, not fans. It is cut from the same cloth as ' Come and see City's superstars'

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Re: Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

Post by Marlow Vaderman » Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:32 pm

Puff Daddy wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:57 pm
I quite agree mate. It would be funny if were not so sad, but what it does say and very clearly is, these are most definitely, not fans. It is cut from the same cloth as ' Come and see City's superstars'
Exactly mate
Sadly this is what our illustrious owners want
Never mind history, tradition or passion,
Sit quietly and eat you popcorn, oh and don’t forget to max your plastic in the club shop on the way out where we have an overpriced range of “West Ham London Olympic Wanderers” merchandise for you and your sanitised family.
Sorry but that’s the way it’s going..
MV ⚒⚒

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Re: Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

Post by Marlow Vaderman » Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:33 pm

Puff Daddy wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:57 pm
I quite agree mate. It would be funny if were not so sad, but what it does say and very clearly is, these are most definitely, not fans. It is cut from the same cloth as ' Come and see City's superstars'
Oh.. but on the bright side..
We have world class wi-fi for our world class carpet..
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Re: Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

Post by Watford 'Ammer » Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:36 pm

Marlow Vaderman wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:51 am
Hammers United are still busy
We are steadily growing with almost 6000 members now.
We will be out Leafletting again before the Spuds game. Sadly I’m not about but the others will be. Look out for them around Stratford boulevard or near the carpenters. Come and have a chat, we don’t bite, or at least most of us don’t!! We will do our best to answer any questions you may have. If you like what you hear, join up.
All Hammers Welcome
MV

#wearemoorethanfans
Keep up the good work. This is only going in one direction and will slowly but surely continue to gather pace.

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Post by pbenjy » Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:15 am

I'm not sure whether or not it has been picked up on any other thread, but tucked away on page 55 of the Labour manifesto which was launched yesterday there were some interesting proposals regarding fan representation at football clubs:-
In football, the professional game has become divided between the extremes of the very rich and the very poor with clubs in Bury and Bolton
facing collapse. A Labour government will examine the state of the game, its governance and regulation, its ownership rules and the support and
funding of the clubs that are vital to local communities. We will review the ‘fit and proper person test’ for club owners and directors and ensure that supporters’ trusts have a proper role so that the professional game is properly run for all its fans and all its clubs.

A Labour government will legislate for accredited football supporters’ trusts to be able to appoint and remove at least two club directors and purchase shares when clubs change hands. We will regulate safe standing in stadiums and ensure that a proportion of the Premier League’s television rights income is spent on grassroots football facilities.

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Post by Pentonville » Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:52 pm

pbenjy wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:15 am
I'm not sure whether or not it has been picked up on any other thread, but tucked away on page 55 of the Labour manifesto which was launched yesterday there were some interesting proposals regarding fan representation at football clubs:-
I don't need any encouragement to vote Labour, but this is encouraging. It may not stop the commercialisation of football but it could slow it down and try and restore a little bit of supporter power into the equation.

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Post by Cuenca 'ammer » Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:30 pm

proposals yeah..

not sure how far the government can do to enforce things on owners of private companies to do their bidding.

not unless they can force it through the house(s) I would imagine.

didn't it take an act of parliament to get all seating introduced ?

I bet there's a reason this is on page 55................................................................

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Post by pbenjy » Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:28 am

Cuenca 'ammer wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:30 pm

I bet there's a reason this is on page 55................................................................
I’m not sure what your point is, but Brexit doesn’t get a mention until page 87.

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Post by bristolhammerfc » Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:43 am

Please keep political comments off the GD.

You can post a new thread in the NUMB forum

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Re: Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

Post by Graza » Sat Nov 23, 2019 9:10 am

Marlow Vaderman wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:27 pm
So now Betway are tweeting 'come and watch Joses first game' ffs who do they sponsor~??
West Ham
Premier league darts
Various horse races
Snooker UK championship
RSC Anderlecht
Various esports things

They couldn't give a **** about us specifically, they just want eyes on their branding.

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Re: Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

Post by Watford 'Ammer » Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:30 pm

Numbers growing steadily :thup:

Please keep signing up, it’s vital we get the board to engage with the fans. :crest:

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Re: Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

Post by Phil S » Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:58 pm

I don't get why Hammers United membership isn't at 15,000 or more

So many fans unhappy, Hammers United doing things the right way imo
If you're not a member please can you join or speak to HU and advise why you haven't or won't join?

It's just a supporters group trying to help make things better for West Ham United fans

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Re: Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

Post by Cuenca 'ammer » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:05 pm

Phil

I joined although initially I objected. someone has to do something. I think though and a big part of me didn't want to join for the same reason, is that we feel that no matter how many numbers join, it won't achieve its stated goals.

i.e. dialogue with the club. they have their own appointed muppets. they can converse with, make deals with and get any agenda they have supported. they don't HAVE to listen to anyone else. at all. no can force them too.

the ONLY way to get their attention was that march. you know the one that the organisers got bought off to cancel.

and the bad publicity in the ground also got their attention. IF there was a way to get that going again with a true ground swell of support with other s.c.s joining I could see it

I honestly reckon you could get your 10K even 15K and that lot would take absolutely no notice of you. you wouldn't even get an acknowledgement from them

I honestly hope I'm wrong which is why I signed up. I want to be a part of that 10-15K and hope against hope that you cannot be ignored.

I ain't holding my breath though.

no disservice to your good-selves and the honest work that you are all doing.

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Re: Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

Post by Ozza » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:11 pm

I think we are neutered and splintered, we've lost our fight and I am very much one of them, I can't see anyway out of this and Im acceptable to what ever gets served up.

I've stopped being a ST holder and the East stand and chicken run are a long distant, folk law memory.

GSB have achieved all of their plans and more

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Re: Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

Post by Phil S » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:19 pm

Cuenca 'ammer wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:05 pm
Phil

I honestly reckon you could get your 10K even 15K and that lot would take absolutely no notice of you. you wouldn't even get an acknowledgement from them. They were desperate to call off the march, 15k marching they would hate, we'd be noticed I promise you.

no disservice to your good-selves and the honest work that you are all doing. :thup:

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Re: Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

Post by Phil S » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:19 pm

Ozza wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:11 pm
I think we are neutered and splintered, we've lost our fight and I am very much one of them, I can't see anyway out of this and Im acceptable to what ever gets served up.

I've stopped being a ST holder and the East stand and chicken run are a long distant, folk law memory.

GSB have achieved all of their plans and more
Ozza, that apathy is killing us
Please join and help mate

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Re: Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

Post by Ozza » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:23 pm

Ive joined mate but i am so devoid of fight it's untrue

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Re: Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

Post by Phil S » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:32 pm

Ozza wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:23 pm
Ive joined mate but i am so devoid of fight it's untrue
I get you mate
last chance saloon maybe but let's give it a try

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Re: Hammers United launch campaign to force dialogue with the Club

Post by Ozza » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:46 pm

Im there mate

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