David Sullivan - Has he taken us as far as he can ?

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David Sullivan - Has he taken us as far as he can ?

Post by the pink palermo » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:49 pm

:tune: I believe thats the case.

Can every manager be crap ?

Can every target player be so hard to sign ?

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Post by S-H » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:51 pm

I expect he believes that also.

Once they got us to the bowl, it was pretty much job done.

They had probably hoped to have sold the club by now.
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Re: David Sullivan - Has he taken us as far as he can ?

Post by MrHammer73 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:51 pm

The only saving grace that he has shut up.

But why, he dont do that without good reason to shaft us fans more.

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Re: David Sullivan - Has he taken us as far as he can ?

Post by S-H » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:51 pm

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Post by hammer1975 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:53 pm

100%
No chance of change in ways until they’ve cleared the debt using money paid in by supporters, waited for the London Stadium clause to lapse and maximised the profit of hundreds of millions on a £20m investment already paid back through interest payments).

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Re: David Sullivan - Has he taken us as far as he can ?

Post by westhamlinnet » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:57 pm

We need new owners these two are just geriatric charlatans

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Post by HammerMan2004 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:58 pm

He’s taken us somewhere?

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Re: David Sullivan - Has he taken us as far as he can ?

Post by il_martello_di_genovesi » Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:14 pm

HammerMan2004 wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:58 pm
He’s taken us somewhere?
Yeah, 3 miles up the road...

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Post by Georgee Paris » Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:19 pm

The journey doesn’t necessarily have to be up... he could and arguably has taken us along way down.

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Post by Johnny Byrne's Boots » Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:24 pm

He and we have different priorities. We want a successful team which will progress up the league playing good football along the way. He wants to spend as little as possible to stay in the Premier League, taking as much out of the club as he can. He doesn't care what we think as long as we buy tickets and overpriced tat from the shop.

He doesn't want to 'take' it anywhere, just keep it where it is. Our problem is there's nobody to sack him directly, we can only make it financially unattractive to continue.

I'm doing my bit.

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Re: David Sullivan - Has he taken us as far as he can ?

Post by Doc H Ball » Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:27 pm

Not yet he hasn’t.

He has got about another £300m to take.

Long way to go yet. Exciting times gentlemen.

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Post by Modern » Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:36 pm

I know this is about a wider issue than one result but if Spurs lose tomorrow, Daniel Levy will undoubtably get the same treatment by some Spurs fans. Yet he won't kick a single ball or coach the team. I never really understand it

West Ham have a better squad than Newcastle don't they? Spurs have in theory a better team then Everton. Surely once you have judged the quality of the respective squads it can only be down to players and manager.

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Post by chigwells finest » Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:37 pm

dated 70's leviathan , hopelessly out of his depth , uses his bully girl to do his dirtywork , which she revels in . another matchday riot beckons .
i probably think he wants out , but cant get out yet , too poisoned a chalice to pass down to his sons ., similarly with gold, whose 2 daughters have put on record they dont want involvement if he retires/goes etc . not really sure where we go with them tbh ( apart from down )

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Post by BubbleBoy » Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:44 pm

I know Ill get caned for this. I hope we drop down once and then twice.
Seems the only way to me we might get rid of them.
Only then can this club meaningfully progress with any long term plan
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Post by BubbleBoy » Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:46 pm

Sorry.....HOPE is the wrong word. It should read I 'think we will need'
HOPE im wrong :crest:

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Re: David Sullivan - Has he taken us as far as he can ?

Post by Doc H Ball » Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:49 pm

Modern wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:36 pm
I know this is about a wider issue than one result but if Spurs lose tomorrow, Daniel Levy will undoubtably get the same treatment by some Spurs fans. Yet he won't kick a single ball or coach the team. I never really understand it

West Ham have a better squad than Newcastle don't they? Spurs have in theory a better team then Everton. Surely once you have judged the quality of the respective squads it can only be down to players and manager.
Levy got you a new football stadium, Sullivan sold ours under a cloud of smoke and we are stuck in a not fit for purpose deadzone.

No comparison.

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Re: David Sullivan - Has he taken us as far as he can ?

Post by McKnightmare » Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:53 pm

I think this is the key question here:

"Can every manager be crap ?"

From Allardyce onwards we've hired managers that have all had relatively decent reputations coming into the post and have had some degree of prior success.

Inadequately funding the squad is an obvious and easy criticism of the board, and each of our last three managers can quite rightly argue they've been hampered in this way - in some cases having deals for key players cancelled at the last minute.

However, I'm more inclined to believe that its the entire atmosphere that permeates around this regime which is what ultimately sets us up to fail.

From the niggly undermining of players and managers in favoured news outlets, to the almost combative relationship with its own fanbase - there's too much negativity and resentment around the whole operation and the buck for that has to rest with the owners

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Post by The Old Man of Storr » Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:55 pm

After he coughed up £60m for transfers last summer I said the next transfer window would tell us whether he was serious about pushing us on but he reverted to the usual low net spend which told us what we needed to know .
He needs to sell up but that won't happen until they've bought the London Stadium as cheaply as possible .

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Re: David Sullivan - Has he taken us as far as he can ?

Post by Faithless » Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:00 pm

He's taken us as far as he wants to take us, that's the bottom line. There's no desire from this board to build a club or if there is they have absolutely no idea how to do it. It's not even financially beneficial to them either, a proper structure to player purchases would've seen greater profits for the club and therefore the board. I think that deep down they're simply incompetent.

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Re: David Sullivan - Has he taken us as far as he can ?

Post by Chimera » Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:03 pm

McKnightmare wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:53 pm
I think this is the key question here:

"Can every manager be crap ?"

From Allardyce onwards we've hired managers that have all had relatively decent reputations coming into the post and have had some degree of prior success.

Inadequately funding the squad is an obvious and easy criticism of the board, and each of our last three managers can quite rightly argue they've been hampered in this way - in some cases having deals for key players cancelled at the last minute.

However, I'm more inclined to believe that its the entire atmosphere that permeates around this regime which is what ultimately sets us up to fail.

From the niggly undermining of players and managers in favoured news outlets, to the almost combative relationship with its own fanbase - there's too much negativity and resentment around the whole operation and the buck for that has to rest with the owners
This is spot on IMHO

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