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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by Rocketron » Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:42 pm

Vic_Watson wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:48 pm
"Sullivan has been quoted as saying “we always come straight back when we go down”."

So I must have dreamt that playoff loss to Palace.
Sullivan wasn't here then.

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by Aztec Hammer » Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:52 pm

He’s a complete chancer.

He told me directly before our last Championship season that, and I quote, “we are the Manchester United of the league, we’ll go up no problem.”

Carlton Cole tripping over the Blackpool goalie and the ball fumbling to Vaz Te... complete chancer.

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by Georgee Paris » Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:14 pm

... premier league - you’re having a laugh...

Always hated that ditty.

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by Believer » Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:44 pm

-DL- wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:22 am
Not own a stadium, get in to dispute with the owners of it, dropping down the leagues, and end up doing the football equivalent of sleeping on someone's couch
We could always bunk in with our friends in Bermondsey in their plush new stadium. Can we just all let that sink in ? Brentford and Millwall with far better stadiums than us. That they own !

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by sicknote » Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:23 pm

Believer wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:44 pm
We could always bunk in with our friends in Bermondsey in their plush new stadium. Can we just all let that sink in ? Brentford and Millwall with far better stadiums than us. That they own !
I believe millwall rent from Lewisham council, but are negotiating a long lease to secure the clubs tenure and then spending the clubs money on improving the facilities, stadium, revenue streams outside football from commercial enterprises around the ground and transport infrastructure

I’ll say that again millwall are spending their own money to improve earning potential for the clubs. future, on and off the pitch and improve the fan experience, in a council rented property

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by Believer » Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:16 pm

sicknote wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:23 pm
I believe millwall rent from Lewisham council, but are negotiating a long lease to secure the clubs tenure and then spending the clubs money on improving the facilities, stadium, revenue streams outside football from commercial enterprises around the ground and transport infrastructure

I’ll say that again millwall are spending their own money to improve earning potential for the clubs. future, on and off the pitch and improve the fan experience, in a council rented property
I wasn’t aware of that. Stupid fools. Imagine spending the clubs money on improving the experience for the support and to the benefit of the club. It’ll never catch on..!

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by Pentonville » Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:40 pm

Believer wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:16 pm
I wasn’t aware of that. Stupid fools. Imagine spending the clubs money on improving the experience for the support and to the benefit of the club. It’ll never catch on..!
Members of Wimbledon FC mutual supporters Trust have dug into their own pockets to raise £4million to complete their new ground, and prevent developers taking a stake in the club, diluting the member-ownership model - that is a minimum £1000 loan for each supporter who contributed ! Now that's a proper community club. If it means going down to the 3rd level to get that level of supporter involvement, then bring it on.

https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... e-stadium-

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by Samba » Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:48 pm

wormley wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:21 pm
I was responding to how many fans would likely return post GSB, regardless of division.
I don't think the resurgence of disaffected supporters can be underestimated.
Hmm, you've got me thinking now, wormley.
Would I start going again if GSB were no longer there?
If the stadium was as it is now? Not a chance. Eyesight doesn't generally get better as you get older.

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by Samba » Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:49 pm

Pentonville wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:40 pm
Members of Wimbledon FC mutual supporters Trust have dug into their own pockets to raise £4million to complete their new ground, and prevent developers taking a stake in the club, diluting the member-ownership model - that is a minimum £1000 loan for each supporter who contributed ! Now that's a proper community club. If it means going down to the 3rd level to get that level of supporter involvement, then bring it on.
We could do a bond scheme..

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by goa127 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:05 am

Samba wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:49 pm
We could do a bond scheme..
Now that rings a bell :D

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by e17 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:14 am

The idea of ground sharing with Millwall is the point I’d contemplate having my ears and eyes removed rather than watching this club, whatever it’s faults, get to THAT stage.

5 years of living in Walworth and ‘enjoying’ its surrounding areas including a couple of trips to that place.

I wouldn’t wish weekly visits on my worst enemy.

They do need the money though. They struggle to get 6k in most weeks. Orient sell as many tickets

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by e17 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:16 am

sicknote wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:23 pm
I’ll say that again millwall are spending their own money to improve earning potential for the clubs. future, on and off the pitch and improve the fan experience, in a council rented property
It’s putting stockings and lipstick on the elephant man

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by painter pete » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:01 am

I think wishing relegation on us is treason. Madness to think the owners would sell immediately.

Its pure arrogance to think we would be promoted at the first time of asking.

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by painter pete » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:26 am

painter pete wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:01 am
I think wishing relegation on us is treason. Madness to think the owners would sell immediately.

I wonder how many of those that still attend week in/week out would like to see us relegated.

Its pure arrogance to think we would be promoted at the first time of asking.

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by painter pete » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:29 am

I've messed editing that post up. My point is, those who want relegation are doing a massive disservice to everyone that attends that excuse for a stadium.

The GSB out cause will always be more relevant if we have premier league status. The further you drop down the leagues the less the media give a **** about reporting issues

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by westham,eggyandchips » Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:12 am

Believer wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:44 pm
We could always bunk in with our friends in Bermondsey in their plush new stadium. Can we just all let that sink in ? Brentford and Millwall with far better stadiums than us. That they own !
Millwall have a new stadium? :shock:

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by Believer » Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:24 am

westham,eggyandchips wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:12 am
Millwall have a new stadium? :shock:
Not yet but...

https://www.millwallfc.co.uk/news/2020/ ... velopment/

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by IABATAC » Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:09 am

Protest Update - map and timings - please share......


http://hammersunited.com/protest-update ... 4IIcE4oABs

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by Watford 'Ammer » Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:15 am

Looking forward to Liverpool and the 29th.

Lets keep this momentum going in the national press with big support for both.

The pen, writing words that everyone sees which tear them apart, is the weapon and the angle of attack that GSB cannot stomach.

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Re: Protests against the board being planned

Post by spod » Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:22 am

IABATAC wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:09 am
Protest Update - map and timings - please share......


http://hammersunited.com/protest-update ... 4IIcE4oABs
That is a stirring call to arms.

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