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The old "announcement about an announcement" returns

By VS Town (VS Boro)21/5 18:08Thu May 21 18:08:55 2020

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Nuneaton Borough sign former Middlesbrough, Norwich City and Reading striker

By mark-nbfc22/5 10:58Fri May 22 10:58:31 2020In response to The old "announcement about an announcement" returnsTop of thread

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https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/sport/football/football-news/leroy-lita-signs-nuneaton-borough-18293709

He said: "His partner is from Nuneaton and they’ve recently moved into a house on The Longshoot, which is just five minutes from the ground, so this is a win-win situation for both parties.

"These sort of players don’t come onto Nuneaton's radar very often so we moved quickly and obviously all of us here at the Boro are very excited."

Ginnelly added: "Me and Leroy had a good old chat about football and life in general and we finally got to talking about him joining the club.

"The main thing that he seemed to understand was that this move wasn’t about money and it was a breath of fresh air to sit with a new signing that isn’t trying to hold the club to ransom for the most money he can get. He simply wants to give some of his footballing experience back to his local club."

"Hopefully he can give the players and our fantastic supporters the benefit of his England U21 and Premiership skills."

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Lets wait and see.

By VS Town (VS Boro)21/5 20:09Thu May 21 20:09:59 2020In response to The old "announcement about an announcement" returnsTop of thread

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This "breaking news" was known at 2:00pm.

Seems a sensible signing for both (given location), but lets not go OTT LETS WAIT AND SEE





3 goals in 17 games over last 3 seasons for Margate, Salisbury & Chelmsford.

Edited by VS Boro at 20:10:40 on 21st May 2020

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By stone ragma21/5 20:44Thu May 21 20:44:41 2020In response to Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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Not expecting too much, indeed will be surprised if he played a full season with us whenever that maybe

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By almost average 222/5 10:19Fri May 22 10:19:55 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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Wouldn't it be great if we brought in a high profile signing who lived upto expectations . Probably hasn't been long but seems like ages since any did .

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By MJNB22/5 14:54Fri May 22 14:54:02 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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I thought Harewood did well for us. Him and Williams was a good little partnership, with some good service behind them.

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By London Boro22/5 13:12Fri May 22 13:12:11 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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Lee Hughes put in a solid shift.

4-3-3 with Hughes, Benbow and Lita up top.

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By stone ragma22/5 13:13Fri May 22 13:13:44 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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Well that won’t happen

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By stone ragma22/5 10:27Fri May 22 10:27:36 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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Who was the last one, Bobby McDonald ?

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By VS Town (VS Boro)22/5 13:30Fri May 22 13:30:34 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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Marlon

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By Vernon Slain22/5 13:20Fri May 22 13:20:08 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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Great player was Bobby McDonald.
Before he joined Man City I saw him at Coventry take over the gloves after the keeper had been sent off.
They drew 1-1 against West Ham and whilst he kept nets he kept the Hammers out.
100% every time with him.

From Saint Jimmies's Park.

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By almost average 222/5 10:31Fri May 22 10:31:06 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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Paul Barnes springs to mind , i know he was on loan . Marlon Hereward wasn't exactly a failure but i still felt he could have done more , maybe unfairly .

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By mark-nbfc22/5 10:56Fri May 22 10:56:55 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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I thought Harewood was good for us.

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By joetowny (Joe)22/5 12:55Fri May 22 12:55:45 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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i thought 'very' good.
there is one thing about football Mark ( dont know if you agree )
you either have the class or you dont. its the one thing a footballer cant buy

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By almost average 222/5 14:55Fri May 22 14:55:20 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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I'm probably being harsh and no doubt when he was on it he was almost unplayable at this level , Harrogate away ( 3-0 win ) there players were bouncing off him . I just felt for every top performance there was probebly two or three where he went through the motions . Maybe i expected to much .

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By bert's dad22/5 14:00Fri May 22 14:00:17 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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Let’s hope he gets involved in coaching the younger sides whilst we wait for the season to start. Social distancing rules to apply but hopefully training will start in July.

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By mark-nbfc22/5 14:02Fri May 22 14:02:06 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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The video released on Facebook says that he will be getting involved in coaching too.

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By VS Town (VS Boro)22/5 13:31Fri May 22 13:31:54 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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He may have lost a lot, but as you say class was evident.

When he had the ball at his feet, no way was anyone going to take it off him.

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By boropod (BoroughPod)22/5 13:00Fri May 22 13:00:25 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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'We will again have virtually a blank canvas to work from.
hopefully lessons learnt from the last close season'.

Same for last few seasons Joe me old matey, its getting boring now.
Not you, the same old, same old.
Problem is there does not seem to be a realistic way out of the steady decline, we dont even own a ground.
Fans will dwindle away again this season.

worst forum poster ever

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By joetowny (Joe)22/5 15:26Fri May 22 15:26:24 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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Davey i strongly disagree ive always been boring
on the plus side i know it :-)

see what i mean i cant even get the fkn name right ...little hope im afraid

Edited by Joe at 15:27:36 on 22nd May 2020

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By bert's dad22/5 14:02Fri May 22 14:02:26 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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Wonder how many seasons there have been when we started from scratch? Brendan Phillips, George Rooney spring to mind.

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By stone ragma22/5 13:16Fri May 22 13:16:33 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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“Fans will dwindle away again this season “ think it very much depends on results and league position

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By Vernon Slain22/5 13:28Fri May 22 13:28:56 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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What worries me is what condition the small business owners/bosses are in financially when the new normal appears.
We should all realise that cometh the choice between keeping on an employee or filing out money to a hobby,which one will (should) get the nod.

From Saint Jimmies's Park.

Edited by Vernon Slain at 13:29:12 on 22nd May 2020

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By almost average 222/5 15:01Fri May 22 15:01:20 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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When football does resume crowds could take a bit of a knock for various reasons . The economy is going to take a hammering and going to football is likely to become a bit of a luxury for many . Can also see a lot of people being nervous about going out into crowds , unless it's Southend beach .

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Re: Lets wait and see.

By MJNB22/5 15:11Fri May 22 15:11:55 2020In response to Re: Lets wait and see.Top of thread

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I actually think the opposite.

I can see, initially at least, crowds being up at most levels.

Even a lot of furloughed workers may have put a fair bit of cash aside, as the disposable income they'd usually have had, they'd have been unable to spend.

Lots of shit situations right now of course, but lots of people's savings accounts also getting a nice monthly boost too.

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Elsewhere - Bit premature

By VS Town (VS Boro)21/5 18:38Thu May 21 18:38:01 2020In response to The old "announcement about an announcement" returnsTop of thread

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Given we have no idea when/if the season will start and I suspect a 21 game season may be on the cards if it does..........

http://www.hednesfordtownfc.com/2020/05/2020-21-season-tickets-admission-prices?fbclid=IwAR2b33Kfqr50zQolcVp0i5JE3QXLUpLqFVzyq53bUFUlHgdpPdN17kfiHwc

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