Forbury Lion wrote:If STAR had £30m or so then i'm sure the Thai owners would be happy to sit down and have talks. It just needs 30,000 Reading fans to donate £1k each, then the club is ours and all the running costs and debt that comes with it
Forbury Lion wrote:I'll pledge a grand, but I won't hand it over not until it is matched considerably - otherwise I may find I was the only one and STAR/Whoever have a total of £1k in their account!
Running costs are and will be the issue, For £30m we would inherit a company with debts that need to be repaid and genreally more costs than income, plus those pesky fans demanding we use our own money to sign top players each year!
Maybe we will be better off starting AFC Reading?
STAR Liaison wrote:A pretty fair degree of knowledge and realism on this thread so far.
One gap in our collective knowledge. We know there's no local SJM2 on the horizon but what about our equivalent of the dozen high net worth individuals who collectively helped Pompey out of their enormous hole (the financial one)? Do we have a dozen Wealthy Berks to turn to if and when the time comes?
PM me if you're far better off than Forbes and slightly more willing!
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