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EFL and Wigan Athletic Fc. (O/T)

By Roulette Len9/7 08:39Thu Jul 9 08:39:08 2020

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/53341269

Crikey!

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By Yogi9/7 18:57Thu Jul 9 18:57:05 2020In response to EFL and Wigan Athletic Fc. (O/T)Top of thread

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"Normally if a club is facing administration you get warning signs. Generally they don't pay HMRC, they don't pay the players, there are problems with creditors"

Ring any bells?

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By Bankerbob9/7 19:02Thu Jul 9 19:02:09 2020In response to Re: EFL and Wigan Athletic Fc. (O/T)Top of thread

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Enter, stage left, Macca (pursued by many creditors)...

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By Baldock (BALDOCKBORO)9/7 12:27Thu Jul 9 12:27:07 2020In response to EFL and Wigan Athletic Fc. (O/T)Top of thread

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Have a listen to the last couple of Price of Football podcasts...

It's scary how quickly and easily Wigan have gone from stability to the edge of the precipice because of nefarious ownership practices.

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By Freemo9/7 13:13Thu Jul 9 13:13:38 2020In response to Re: EFL and Wigan Athletic Fc. (O/T)Top of thread

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You really need to go back to why did we end up with Chinese owners in the lower reaches of the Championship in the first place?

"Why can we not have community owned, sustainable clubs?


I wonder how many of the hollowed-out communities outside the south east actually have the capital required to run a modern football club?

When all the money is agglomerated into multinational corporations which dip in and out with the prevailing winds, why should football clubs operate differently?

Parry needs to look at the big picture.

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Wallace.

By WASP (Original Mr Wasp)9/7 10:52Thu Jul 9 10:52:09 2020In response to EFL and Wigan Athletic Fc. (O/T)Top of thread

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im glad we have a decent club owner.
Wallace has done well bringing this club on from its early days when the club was refounded in 1996.

Remember when Kenny Dalglish wanted our FA cup tie with Newcastle moved to St James’ park, but Wallace stood his ground and insisted it was payed at The Lamex. Great chairmanship.

Edited by Original Mr Wasp at 11:51:58 on 9th July 2020

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By richjp9/7 13:11Thu Jul 9 13:11:19 2020In response to Wallace.Top of thread

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Remember when Kenny Dalglish wanted our FA cup tie with Newcastle moved to St James’ park

Why did he want it played in Exeter?

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By WASP (Original Mr Wasp)9/7 13:29Thu Jul 9 13:29:25 2020In response to Re: Wallace.Top of thread

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Kennys exact words. ( I can't do the accent):

(Sic) "The Lamex is too small to hold an F A cup tie against Newcastle and the balls bounce too much on their pitch"

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By Danny-da-Bass10/7 00:05Fri Jul 10 00:05:41 2020In response to Re: Wallace.Top of thread

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The very balls that were actually endorse by Kenny Dalglish

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By Specky (Mike H)9/7 13:59Thu Jul 9 13:59:51 2020In response to Re: Wallace.Top of thread

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Must admit he had a point....surprised at the low turnout and thought it would be a sell out.

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By Ratman469/7 16:43Thu Jul 9 16:43:20 2020In response to Re: Wallace.Top of thread

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Just a shame he was paid to endorse said bouncy balls

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By Themessiah9/7 12:11Thu Jul 9 12:11:15 2020In response to Wallace.Top of thread

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That was victor green mate

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By WASP (Original Mr Wasp)9/7 12:55Thu Jul 9 12:55:12 2020In response to Re: Wallace.Top of thread

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No. It was definitely Kenny Dalglish. Adam Pardew second time around.

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By Themessiah9/7 13:00Thu Jul 9 13:00:36 2020In response to Re: Wallace.Top of thread

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You said wallace stood his ground it was Victor green who was owner then

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By WASP (Original Mr Wasp)9/7 13:30Thu Jul 9 13:30:58 2020In response to Re: Wallace.Top of thread

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maybe. I know Mike Ashley didn't own them back then.

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By Gitts n Grattz9/7 13:06Thu Jul 9 13:06:36 2020In response to Re: Wallace.Top of thread

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Victor Green was never Stevenage chairman. Just like Jimmy Savile never presented Top of the Pops or Christopher Columbus discovered America. It was Lewis Hamilton.

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By Gitts n Grattz9/7 13:00Thu Jul 9 13:00:05 2020In response to Re: Wallace.Top of thread

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I remember it well. After Smudger deftly cleared it off the line we scrambled it up their end and Winn tucked it away.

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