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Where did it go wrong ?

By Junction 78/3 20:20Sun Mar 8 20:20:34 2020

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Sorry if this as been posted before but I wonder this and don’t know the answer

Where did the money that was collected by fans /bonds etc to pay for players go ?

Why did we even bother rebranding ?

Why are we giving up our historic place in the football league so easily ?

When did we stop caring about our fans and trying to rip them off at every opportunity ?

How long will we last in the conference or drop straight down again ?

Will we ever get a proper experienced manager that Wallace has to pay the going rate for ?

Edited by Junction 7 at 20:21:44 on 8th March 2020

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Ratman469/3 19:41Mon Mar 9 19:41:45 2020In response to Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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The Tree Gods are still offended

Or

Someone pissed off someone over the summer and they put a Gypsy curse on us at the boxing.

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By Deltic 219/3 20:00Mon Mar 9 20:00:11 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Yes Ratman! You’re a convert to my cause! It WAS the Tree Gods - OBVIOUSLY!

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Owen B9/3 19:27Mon Mar 9 19:27:43 2020In response to Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Paulio ending his self-exile from Borochat.

Edited by Owen B at 19:28:57 on 9th March 2020

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Paulio9/3 19:32Mon Mar 9 19:32:41 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Oh shit. 😱

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By WASP (Original Mr Wasp)9/3 16:45Mon Mar 9 16:45:43 2020In response to Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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The badge. The badge is a bad omen.

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Themessiah9/3 17:52Mon Mar 9 17:52:43 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Fuck the badge its the players

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Themessiah9/3 13:56Mon Mar 9 13:56:53 2020In response to Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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It all went wrong from the first whistle of the season

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By Donnellyrd (reecedonnelly12@gmail.com)9/3 13:57Mon Mar 9 13:57:45 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Long before that

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By DaveP9/3 12:28Mon Mar 9 12:28:32 2020In response to Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Appointing Sheringham as manager.

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Paulio9/3 12:43Mon Mar 9 12:43:44 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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It started before that.

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By Ratman469/3 13:18Mon Mar 9 13:18:54 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Appointing Bazza?

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Ogs (Geoff Wode)9/3 13:21Mon Mar 9 13:21:06 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Not appointing Robbo as player manager.

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Paulio9/3 14:06Mon Mar 9 14:06:03 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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On a lifetime and beyond contract.

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By benchwarmer9/3 11:26Mon Mar 9 11:26:41 2020In response to Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Matt Godden getting injured, not keeping Charlie Lee.

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By FootyIQ (HT-FT)9/3 11:10Mon Mar 9 11:10:25 2020In response to Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Can someone provide a full list of managerial appointments since Wallace took over including our conference days.

During the last 20 years The majority of those appointments have been beyond disappointing which gives little to no confidence in those who make these decisions to make positive steps for the club to retain football league status.

Fortunately we had a spell where the manager and a lot of players had desire and ambition which created success. As the players have left that passion and ambition has long disappeared and unless things change at the club we could see another 20 years in the conference until we find the right combinations again.

If we are relegated and want to return to the league as a priority we have to make the right decisions. This current team would have struggled in the conference this season so we need big changes.

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Thora9/3 11:14Mon Mar 9 11:14:19 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Stimson - obvious choice so doesn't count
Westley - arguably shouldn't have taken him back a second time but obviously proved to be a great decision

Everyone else? Nah.

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By FootyIQ (HT-FT)9/3 11:30Mon Mar 9 11:30:42 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Stimmo team played some great football scored a lot of goals. Where did he disappear to???
Other than the Fairclough era in the 90s that was some of the best football I’ve seen at broadhall way.

This is the kind of football I want to see return to the club. Make Saturday exciting again. Make the right appointments get the right players. Look at teams like Harrogate who are scoring for fun. At the moment our Saturdays are completely miserable and have been for a while. There is no justification to keep turning up spending money for no enjoyment other than our blind faith for our chosen team.

If someone can provide a full list of appointments that would prove a point that the majority have been cheap and ended in massive dissatisfaction.

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Tucks9/3 16:19Mon Mar 9 16:19:52 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Or you could use Boroguide to do your own research on the managers we’ve had since PW has been at the helm.

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Puds (Chuds)9/3 13:36Mon Mar 9 13:36:31 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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He is managing in the gutter where he belongs.

The absolute cunt.

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By peanut9/3 15:39Mon Mar 9 15:39:32 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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What did Stimson do to annoy so many fans? I was pretty young when he was in charge and I remember he left in a bad light but the football was brilliant from what i remember. Is there something that happened in the background?

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By Paulio9/3 16:08Mon Mar 9 16:08:42 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Chuds is upset that he left us.

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By Puds (Chuds)9/3 18:42Mon Mar 9 18:42:53 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Chuds hated him from day one when he joined.

And was proven correct. As per usual.

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By Paulio9/3 19:25Mon Mar 9 19:25:14 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Because you were such a huge Westley fan back then.

You were wrong all along on both counts.

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By Puds (Chuds)9/3 21:07Mon Mar 9 21:07:34 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Haha, sure!

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By Sev9/3 20:48Mon Mar 9 20:48:34 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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You spelt cunts wrong.

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By Paulio9/3 21:05Mon Mar 9 21:05:27 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Please mind your language or I’ll have to ban you.

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Sev9/3 21:17Mon Mar 9 21:17:37 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Sorry

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By Paulio9/3 14:06Mon Mar 9 14:06:41 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Whataguy. Most enjoyable time as a Boro fan that was.

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Cruffers9/3 14:09Mon Mar 9 14:09:30 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Yeah No Definitely.

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By Rob SBFC (Big Robbie (SBFC))9/3 12:14Mon Mar 9 12:14:29 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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I would argue Cloughie's football was closer to GW than MS. It was direct, but it was successful for so long - on the proviso that getting forward and attacking with good players and end product IS good football - that people didn't tend to demand 'passing' in the proper sense.

MS was a purist in that regard.

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By Baldock (BALDOCKBORO)9/3 11:37Mon Mar 9 11:37:52 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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It's not about 'cheap', it's about wrong.

The manager's salary is a tiny % of our expenditure.

Even a good L2 manager probably wouldn't be on any more than a mid-salary Stevenage player. And we probably have 15-20 of those, with 5-6 bigger earners and 15-20 'low' earners

Wrong manager & Wrong player recruitment.

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Thora9/3 11:35Mon Mar 9 11:35:40 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Can't be bothered to research, but off the top of my head it includes...

Steve Wignall
Richard Hill
Paul Fairclough MkII
Wayne Turner
EEMP(DWAH)T
GW x4
Stimmo
Gary Smith
Dino Maamria
Darren Sarll
Edward Sheringham
Alex Revell
Mark Sampson

Edit: Oiii! Not a bad effort you know.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Stevenage_F.C._managers

Edited by Thora at 11:38:19 on 9th March 2020

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Pete (PeteH)9/3 14:04Mon Mar 9 14:04:53 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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I think Richard Hill was a Victor Green appointment.

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Thora9/3 09:29Mon Mar 9 09:29:12 2020In response to Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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We've sort of touched on it elsewhere but after we won the Conference, Phil Wallace didn't really know what to do with it in footballing terms* and has fumbled around blindly in the dark since then appointing manager after manager to deal with the fundamental issue of never having a good enough squad, not wanting to invest any more of his money into a capable squad or manager**, relying on players from the youth team who might be good enough even though they clearly weren't, not having somebody in the office who understands football while all of this change was going on and relying on his son-in-law to have a list of players for our vast number of managers to choose from***.

As has been said elsewhere, this has been coming for a long time. We've been a shambles on the pitch for years and it hasn't been addressed even remotely.

We've relied on the naïve/stupid/incorrect belief that we could significantly increase attendances in order to increase revenue to invest in the playing squad and we continue to press on with that belief even though 15+ years of attendance initiatives have done very, very little to actually improve the gate to the level required.

We've focussed on building a fucking great big North Stand that we didn't need and couldn't afford to the detriment of everything else (and managed to triumphantly fuck that up as well****) just so that we can now, barring a miracle, have a lovely stadium for our games in the Conference.

As fans, we've (and I include myself as one of the worst offenders) allowed this to happen by taking league football for granted, for being apathetic, for being too nice and not demanding at least some answers.

For wanting to be friends with board members or playing staff more than wanting them to perform properly for our club.

For just accepting that every bit of our tiny history can be erased with the swipe a Microsoft Paint rubber, starting with our name and then finishing with our badge.

The long and the short of it is that we're getting what we deserve as a club and as a town. If Stevenage cared about having a football league club, they'd turn out for it. They don't and they haven't since about 1998.

I just hope that, once the stand is fully signed off and Phil has put the final piece of the jigsaw in place to ensure the utmost return for himself, he sells it to someone with one iota of football knowledge before he fucks off to America.

* The business side of things is unbelievably good
** No, I'm not suggesting he should invest more heavily if the business doesn't sustain it
*** YeS, I kNoW hE sAvEd Us FrOm GoInG bUsT. Save your breath.
**** I know it looks lovely now but what a fucking balls up we made of getting done

Edited by Thora at 09:31:16 on 9th March 2020

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Pat (PatJ5)11/3 14:56Wed Mar 11 14:56:44 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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These footnotes are Pratchett level good.

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By Donnellyrd (reecedonnelly12@gmail.com)9/3 13:52Mon Mar 9 13:52:44 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Probably something of nothing, but Leon has himself as football director of Stevenage FC on Linkdin.

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By Gitts n Grattz9/3 14:56Mon Mar 9 14:56:53 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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He doesn’t use LinkedIn. For career opportunities he uses match.com

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By Paulio9/3 15:03Mon Mar 9 15:03:20 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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He doesn’t get recruited. He recruits people.

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By Gitts n Grattz9/3 15:32Mon Mar 9 15:32:22 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Now imagine the National League

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By Paulio9/3 14:07Mon Mar 9 14:07:38 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Well he can hardly put “son in law of chairman” 👀

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By Cruffers9/3 14:10Mon Mar 9 14:10:49 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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And he’s hardly going to put ‘Head of Recruitment’ because then he’d never get another job.

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By Paulio9/3 14:16Mon Mar 9 14:16:53 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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I dunno, he’ll probably get a promotion from the position here soon.

Leon Hunter - Chairman of Stevenage FC.

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By Donnellyrd (reecedonnelly12@gmail.com)9/3 14:16Mon Mar 9 14:16:49 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Interestingly

At Forest he was “Football Co-Ordinaror”

And at his first spell at Stevenage he was head of recruitment

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By Thora9/3 14:32Mon Mar 9 14:32:00 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Was he at Forest long enough to get a job title?

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By AndyC10/3 07:04Tue Mar 10 07:04:42 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Presumably failed the probation period

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By Freemo9/3 17:24Mon Mar 9 17:24:15 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Geezer is called 'Leon Hunter'.

Hasn't signed one fucking player called Leon.

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By AndyC10/3 07:03Tue Mar 10 07:03:58 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Perhaps he's just good at spotting the food outlets at railway stations?

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By Paulio9/3 17:57Mon Mar 9 17:57:41 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Anyone know our success rates with people called Leon?


Edit:
Leon Hunter
Leon Bell
Leon Cort
Leon Smith

Says it all. Makes Stevenage a Leon free zone!

Edited by Paulio at 18:09:18 on 9th March 2020

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By Baldock (BALDOCKBORO)9/3 14:09Mon Mar 9 14:09:37 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Someone needs to seduce him and take some compromising photos so that his missus kicks him out and forces Phil to sack him.

Anyone willing to take one for the team?

I'd volunteer the wife but she'd not get past first base.

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By Rob SBFC (Big Robbie (SBFC))9/3 14:06Mon Mar 9 14:06:25 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Just googled him and he appears to be the author of Vampire fiction too. I'm worried that somewhere along the line the two roles have interfaced leading to some of the problems we now see????

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By Junction 79/3 12:43Mon Mar 9 12:43:30 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Good post 👏👏

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By Ogs (Geoff Wode)9/3 10:57Mon Mar 9 10:57:35 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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I'd question whether the business side of things is really that rosy for the exact reasons you've described in your post.

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By Thora9/3 11:01Mon Mar 9 11:01:48 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Oh, I'd imagine financially we're not that good but from the point of view of someone who has spent years building the foundations and club architecture to be as sellable as possible...

Edited by Thora at 11:02:09 on 9th March 2020

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By Ogs (Geoff Wode)9/3 11:47Mon Mar 9 11:47:57 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Is it really going to be that sellable when Wallace doesn't own the ground? You'll never get the Victor Greens of this world wanting to buy it as they'll never be able to build some bijou apartments and a Nando's on the land.

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By Thora9/3 11:56Mon Mar 9 11:56:14 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Could tell the council to fuck off.

Do you not remember that we're going to build a stadium at Knebworth?

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By East Coast Boro9/3 22:34Mon Mar 9 22:34:42 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Yeah like that's going to get planning.

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By Bragbury10610/3 09:30Tue Mar 10 09:30:00 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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you dont need planning with stevenage council if they want the land they just build on it.
my area is being destroyed at the moment there not intrested in local residents.

there again local elections next month.

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By East Coast Boro10/3 10:56Tue Mar 10 10:56:31 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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A Knebworth Park ground wouldn't be with Stevenage Council and anyway it would probably end up with the Secretary of State. The Park has failed to get planning on any of their fanciful ideas. Phil was just trying it on.... again.

As for local elections (if they happen! -virus crisis) most people care more about love island bakeoff/ Strictly/ prancing on ice Factor so get what they deserve from all our politicians of all parties and our part time MP doesn't five a Fcuk for the locals either.

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By AndyC10/3 09:45Tue Mar 10 09:45:44 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Who knew that the pile of rubble from Asquith Court would be so big? They're some pretty hefty chunks of concrete.

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By AndyC10/3 07:05Tue Mar 10 07:05:57 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Everything else does, so why not?

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By Ratman4610/3 08:49Tue Mar 10 08:49:11 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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They're building new houses that way so might as well put a new Stadium up while they're at it.

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By Boromatt9/3 08:52Mon Mar 9 08:52:34 2020In response to Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Good post.

I saw the signs last season when there was some truly awful performances, with us conceding so many last minute goals. Chair came and the rest was history. IMO I think it made Dino feel that this team was invincible and didn’t work on the things that needed fixing.

But I think this season has unfortunately been coming for a while now. We’ve seen so many awful managers at the club in the past 10 years and it has wasted a lot of time for the clubs development, not just on the pitch, but building the fan base too.

If we recruited correctly back in the summer I don’t believe we’d be bottom and in this mess. I find it crazy that we had a quite a bit of money from the equity fund and we chose to sign a non league level centre forward to be our goal scorer. As much as I like Jason Cowley and he has a lot of potential, we all knew he wasn’t going to be banging them in this season.

A mix of many things over the years has led us to this point.

Edited by Boromatt at 08:53:36 on 9th March 2020

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Donnellyrd (reecedonnelly12@gmail.com)8/3 22:10Sun Mar 8 22:10:12 2020In response to Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Where did the money that was collected by fans /bonds etc to pay for players go ?

Into a expensive squad which this one is

Why did we even bother rebranding ?

To be more profitable

Why are we giving up our historic place in the football league so easily ?

We? We didn’t do anything. We turned up. Ask the club

When did we stop caring about our fans and trying to rip them off at every opportunity ?

Because we are a football club. Your other club Leeds charge 40 quid (FOURTY) to get into a game

How long will we last in the conference or drop straight down again ?

Ask Mystic Meg

Will we ever get a proper experienced manager that Wallace has to pay the going rate for ?

Experience doesn’t mean good

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Paulio9/3 00:10Mon Mar 9 00:10:01 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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I can’t see any Leeds tickets for £40.

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Junction 79/3 09:38Mon Mar 9 09:38:10 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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We pay £39 ( £50 at beginning of season for gold membership we also have a Boro season ticket and yes after blah blah many years this season we’ve finally fallen out of love with this club.

Put thousands of pounds into it and this season the attitude of Wallace and Alex towards the fans has been shit and we feel we’ve all been taken for granted ... I can remember when we could contact t the club have a chat about a problem or is shit and get treated with respect now you just get fobbed off with excuses !!

They have killed the club for the sake of profit off the pitch ..

So that’s why I drive past Broadhall Way and travel 168 miles to Elland Road and pay £39 to watch a club that care about the fans

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By peanut9/3 16:04Mon Mar 9 16:04:42 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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I don't see how Wallace or Alex T can get slated for the commercial side of things when, as Thora said, they've built a pretty impressive club off the pitch (although as we know, that's ultimately not important when the team is diabolically bad on it) and have set the club up to avoid the situations that Bury, Macclesfield etc find themselves in. You'd probably struggle to find many other clubs in League 1 or League 2 that offer as many activities and incentives to the community. Unfortunately, the town seems be either too apathetic or too wedded to Spurs/Arsenal etc to take advantage of it which is why attendances haven't grown. Yes, the football does also play a part but I would hardly describe their attitude to fans as shit, quite the opposite in fact.

It's obvious the issue is on the pitch and that side of things does come down to Wallace to a degree, because he appointed and continues to employ Leon Hunter. He clearly doesn't have scooby - i know being booted out of Forest is nothing new but the alarm bells should have been ringing when he only lasted a few months. I remember seeing a list of the players we've brought in during his time a few weeks ago and it was shambolic and that comes down to him and him alone.

I'd also be very surprised if, as the football 'expert' within the club, he isn't involved in appointing managers but i couldn't say that for sure. If he is then he's doubly liable. With the Wilmot money and income from the stand we had a real opportunity to buy some quality players (for this level) with resale potential. All we seem to have done is recruit anyone who's available for fairly cheap for a number of seasons which is ultimately why we are on the verge of getting relegated

Looking into this too deep is pointless, it comes down to recruitment of players and managers and whoever is responsible for that shouldn't be here next season (but probably will be)

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By AndyC10/3 07:10Tue Mar 10 07:10:20 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Unfortunately, the town seems be either too apathetic or too wedded to Spurs/Arsenal etc to take advantage of it which is why attendances haven't grown. 

Well, you say that but compare our attendances to other seasons when we've been shit and we were getting attendances of 1500, and what Morecambe and Macclesfield are currently getting.

We are currently doing a lot of offers and giveaways which is keeping attendances up, but probably impacting on income

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By Baldock (BALDOCKBORO)9/3 16:41Mon Mar 9 16:41:50 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Nail. Head. Whacked.

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By Donnellyrd (reecedonnelly12@gmail.com)9/3 13:57Mon Mar 9 13:57:29 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Wasn’t a criticism of Leeds fans at all. Good on them for still selling out. But it was an example of a club ripping fans off.

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By Hitchin Callling9/3 09:57Mon Mar 9 09:57:04 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Not sure exactly what the bad attitude you mean is? Certainly for Alex since he has been appointed seems he has thanked the fans for getting behind the team etc.Not sure what Phil has done wrong attitude wise either towards us.
If anything it rests for the majority of the players who seem to have the attitude problem.

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By Donnellyrd (reecedonnelly12@gmail.com)9/3 00:26Mon Mar 9 00:26:46 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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This is well documented. They charge their fans 40. Blackburn even changed theirs from 20 to 40 just for Leeds fans later this month as a return.

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Re: Blackburn ????

By Junction 79/3 11:41Mon Mar 9 11:41:35 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Blackburn doubled their prices as it was Leeds lol

7,700 Tickets, £41 each and live on Sky. Sold out in less than 30 minutes. All these fans of other clubs use ticket prices and a match being on TV as excuses not to follow their club 🤣🤣🤣🤣 #lufc

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By Paulio9/3 00:28Mon Mar 9 00:28:24 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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I dunno, I just checked their prices and none of them are £40. 🤷‍♂️

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By Donnellyrd (reecedonnelly12@gmail.com)9/3 00:31Mon Mar 9 00:31:01 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Check the replies to that

https://twitter.com/lufc/status/1229461653139402756?s=21

Cost me 39 when I went

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Paulio9/3 00:34Mon Mar 9 00:34:25 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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So a section of the stand is £39?

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Re: Where did it go wrong ?

By Junction 79/3 09:51Mon Mar 9 09:51:46 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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West stand ... not a problem the games still sell out ( even though most games are on sky live ) on the day tickets go on sale and the smaller clubs they don’t sell their allocation are given back to Leeds too 👍

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By Donnellyrd (reecedonnelly12@gmail.com)9/3 00:36Mon Mar 9 00:36:06 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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They charge away fans 39 quid to get in the door

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By Tucks9/3 07:01Mon Mar 9 07:01:17 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Junction 7 wouldn’t be in the away end if he supports them though...

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By Junction 79/3 09:55Mon Mar 9 09:55:24 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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The west stand is all the same price £39 the away fans are far corner of west stand so everyone pays I sit in west stand

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By Puds (Chuds)8/3 21:25Sun Mar 8 21:25:02 2020In response to Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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When will Junction 7 stop exaggerating everything?

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By Junction 79/3 09:57Mon Mar 9 09:57:12 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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🤣🤣🤣🤣

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By Baldock (BALDOCKBORO)8/3 20:44Sun Mar 8 20:44:08 2020In response to Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Where did the money that was collected by fans /bonds etc to pay for players go ?
A squad of our size is expensive, quantity over quality.

Why did we even bother rebranding ?
To piss off Gritz

Why are we giving up our historic place in the football league so easily ?
Because we can't recruit decent players.

When did we stop caring about our fans and trying to rip them off at every opportunity ?
When we became a FL club

How long will we last in the conference or drop straight down again ?
We'll be out of the Conf inside 3 years, not sure which way, depends on good recruitment...

Will we ever get a proper experienced manager that Wallace has to pay the going rate for ?
Managers, even good ones aren't that expensive compared to players, I genuinely don't think it's the manager's salary that's the sticking point, I think PW probably listens to Leon who couldn't pick his own nose...

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By Nate (thedrinksbreak)9/3 08:46Mon Mar 9 08:46:28 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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He's also possibly spending too much time picking it...

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By Gitts n Grattz9/3 08:39Mon Mar 9 08:39:58 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Yep I think the whole season’s been designed to piss me off tbh. I realise I should never have had a stab at it!

But I guess if they were always planning to play like a Burger King Sunday League staff team then they had to be honest with their image.

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By Paulio8/3 20:32Sun Mar 8 20:32:12 2020In response to Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Where did the money that was collected by fans /bonds etc to pay for players go ?
Paid shit players wages.

Why did we even bother rebranding ?
The name or the badge? Fuck knows. The badge is fucking embarrassing.

Why are we giving up our historic place in the football league so easily ?
Shit recruitment and no idea how to change that with a head of recruitment that seems unsackable.

When did we stop caring about our fans and trying to rip them off at every opportunity ?
Years ago. Like all football clubs really.

How long will we last in the conference or drop straight down again ?
Depends who’s in charge of recruitment. This team would go straight down again.


Will we ever get a proper experienced manager that Wallace has to pay the going rate for ?

Lolz

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By Hoof Hearted8/3 21:28Sun Mar 8 21:28:18 2020In response to Re: Where did it go wrong ? Top of thread

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Barry Webber
Teddy
Leon
No proper investment by the board

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