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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by bagman » 25 May 2018 11:27

Anybody else seen the gross picture of Samuelson larging it on his yacht in the Med. Obscene !!

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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by Zip » 25 May 2018 20:14

maffff wrote:I'd have to do a lot more digging to seriously comment on the finances and I'm not sure there's enough out there that clarifies who is the beneficiary from loans. Someone more intelligent is welcome to research and take a stab at it. This was only meant to be one piece that morphed into two as it is....



No worries. I was just surprised that we were being charged a rate of interest that went through the roof and was far higher than any other Championship club.

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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by Norfolk Royal » 25 May 2018 21:28

bagman wrote:Anybody else seen the gross picture of Samuelson larging it on his yacht in the Med. Obscene !!


Why, what's he doing in the picture?

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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by Denver Royal » 25 May 2018 23:23

Norfolk Royal wrote:
bagman wrote:Anybody else seen the gross picture of Samuelson larging it on his yacht in the Med. Obscene !!


Why, what's he doing in the picture?


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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by mumbo-jumbo » 27 May 2018 09:44

Denver Royal wrote:
Norfolk Royal wrote:
bagman wrote:Anybody else seen the gross picture of Samuelson larging it on his yacht in the Med. Obscene !!


Why, what's he doing in the picture?


+1


My son wrote to Samuelson some years back, asking if Reading FC would in some way sponsor a charity trip he was going on. He replied with a very encouraging letter and a personal cheque from Mr and Mrs Samuelson. Now obviously he's a wealthy man, but he didn't have to do that.


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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by Norfolk Royal » 27 May 2018 13:39

mumbo-jumbo wrote:
Denver Royal wrote:
Norfolk Royal wrote:
Why, what's he doing in the picture?


+1


My son wrote to Samuelson some years back, asking if Reading FC would in some way sponsor a charity trip he was going on. He replied with a very encouraging letter and a personal cheque from Mr and Mrs Samuelson. Now obviously he's a wealthy man, but he didn't have to do that.

I guess it’s better than sending an obscene photo.

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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by paultheroyal » 28 May 2018 10:20

bagman wrote:Anybody else seen the gross picture of Samuelson larging it on his yacht in the Med. Obscene !!


Has it gone viral? Belly out? Something like that? Curious.

Please post up.

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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by Double d v2 » 28 May 2018 11:42

A whole lot of nothing

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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by From Despair To Where? » 28 May 2018 15:10

Fat rich man chills out on boat shock.

Not trying to defend Samuelson but he only did what your average hedge fund manager or venture capitalist does. And Vibrac are basically a payday loans company for businesses. If you get in bed with the devil, expect to go to hell. It was Anton with his tales of Bearwood and his father's non existant checkbook that was the real twat.


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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by Snowflake Royal » 28 May 2018 17:49

From Despair To Where? wrote:Fat rich man chills out on boat shock.

Not trying to defend Samuelson but he only did what your average hedge fund manager or venture capitalist does. And Vibrac are basically a payday loans company for businesses. If you get in bed with the devil, expect to go to hell. It was Anton with his tales of Bearwood and his father's non existant checkbook that was the real twat.

Yeah, but there's also no point pretending the devil isn't evil just because he's doing what devils do.

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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by From Despair To Where? » 28 May 2018 17:59

It's a bloke in a boat. Who gives a fcuk about Samuelson any more?

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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by Silver Fox » 29 May 2018 10:18

Are you new here?

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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by Woodcote Royal » 29 May 2018 13:47

Perhaps just surprisingly rational given how long he's been here :P

Totally agree the blame lies with Anton and his dad. If Samuelson hadn't performed his role someone else would have done more or less the same job.


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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by From Despair To Where? » 29 May 2018 14:04

Don't know about rational, long in the tooth, maybe.

I'm not a fan of venture capitalists but the days of football clubs being owned by the philanthropic local guy done good are long gone and his type are more prevalent in the game.

However, Samuelson was not the cause of our problems but was left as the public figurehead of a rotten administration when Anton did his disappearing act back to Russia. As a mouthpiece for the owners, he was a lot more candid and open than Gourlay currently is. I don't particularly like Samuelson but, even with his yacht, he's no Maxwell.

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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by Uke » 31 May 2018 15:14

Norfolk Royal wrote:
bagman wrote:Anybody else seen the gross picture of Samuelson larging it on his yacht in the Med. Obscene !!


Why, what's he doing in the picture?


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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by paddy20 » 01 Jun 2018 09:08

Someone I know had dinner with him and his wife and said he was a pretty good bloke. Nice house in Majorca

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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by John Smith » 01 Jun 2018 10:43

paddy20 wrote:Someone I know had dinner with him and his wife and said he was a pretty good bloke. Nice house in Majorca

Bit of a weird lie

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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by Norfolk Royal » 01 Jun 2018 12:21

From Despair To Where? wrote:Don't know about rational, long in the tooth, maybe.

I'm not a fan of venture capitalists but the days of football clubs being owned by the philanthropic local guy done good are long gone and his type are more prevalent in the game.

However, Samuelson was not the cause of our problems but was left as the public figurehead of a rotten administration when Anton did his disappearing act back to Russia. As a mouthpiece for the owners, he was a lot more candid and open than Gourlay currently is. I don't particularly like Samuelson but, even with his yacht, he's no Maxwell.


Do venture capitalists actually have fans?

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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by MouldyRoyal » 01 Jun 2018 16:08

Norfolk Royal wrote:
From Despair To Where? wrote:Don't know about rational, long in the tooth, maybe.

I'm not a fan of venture capitalists but the days of football clubs being owned by the philanthropic local guy done good are long gone and his type are more prevalent in the game.

However, Samuelson was not the cause of our problems but was left as the public figurehead of a rotten administration when Anton did his disappearing act back to Russia. As a mouthpiece for the owners, he was a lot more candid and open than Gourlay currently is. I don't particularly like Samuelson but, even with his yacht, he's no Maxwell.


Do venture capitalists actually have fans?


Probably in the businesses they provide start up capital to, yeah

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Re: Anyone For Chinese?

by maffff » 06 Jun 2018 01:04

Spotted tonight out in the wonderful world of Chinese Google. Validation in my tweets https://twitter.com/maffff/status/10041 ... 61797?s=19

Through concerted action... China's richest man will buy Britain's Reading football team


China's richest man, is, Xu Jiayin (aka: Hui Ka Yan - of Evergrande Group), worth $42.5bn


https://www.forbes.com/china-billionaires/#442e13a5ae43

Maybe buying Narin's shares?

It was reported in China on 20 May that Dai Yongge and Dai Xiu Li had rejected an investment offer from Xiu Jiayin of the Evergrande group (owner of Evergrande - close friend of Yongge) for part ownership.

https://twitter.com/maffff/status/99798 ... 39680?s=19

https://twitter.com/maffff/status/99799 ... 18816?s=19

https://twitter.com/maffff/status/99800 ... 66624?s=19

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