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by tmesis
16 Aug 2019 20:51
Forum: General Football
Topic: Generic clubs in financial crisis Thread
Replies: 4736
Views: 217739

Re: Generic clubs in financial crisis Thread

As for other matters, would expect 3 to go down from L1 and usual promotion from L2 - open question would be if the decide to remove a relegation spot from L2 or decide to award a 3rd spot from the National League. Would probably prefer the latter as better to reward a good side than protect a poor...
by tmesis
12 Aug 2019 20:00
Forum: The Team
Topic: Favourite signing of the summer
Replies: 84
Views: 3384

Re: Favourite signing of the summer

Matejovsky simply couldn't cope with the pace of the game. Technically decent, but wasn't up to the PL and couldn't hack the Championship. I think he was just the wrong player for the team. He could have been a success in a team that played a different style, but he was a round peg in a square hole...
by tmesis
11 Aug 2019 11:45
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED - Ovie Ejaria
Replies: 242
Views: 30899

Re: CONFIMRED - Ovie Ejaria

I still can't see why a player being sponsored by a betting company has the EFL outraged, yet they are completely happy for clubs to have betting companies as sponsors, not to mention the league itself.
by tmesis
09 Aug 2019 18:05
Forum: The Team
Topic: Favourite signing of the summer
Replies: 84
Views: 3384

Re: Favourite signing of the summer

I don't think I'd call Maskell a success either. Steve Moran & Billy Whitehurst were a big money pairing that both flopped badly. You could also count players who were expensive in terms in wages, even if they didn't come for a big fee. Overall though, if we ever "splash the cash" ther...
by tmesis
08 Aug 2019 19:57
Forum: The Team
Topic: Favourite signing of the summer
Replies: 84
Views: 3384

Re: Favourite signing of the summer

Have we ever made an expensive signing who wasn't a flop?

I'm sure we must have done, but I'm struggling to think of any.
by tmesis
03 Aug 2019 18:47
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG - Sheffield
Replies: 127
Views: 9559

Re: BFTG - Sheffield

It really is something for a team without a manager to totally destroy Gomes tactically. We're a team with a fair sprinkling of young players, and one or two others known for being lightweight. It doesn't take a tactical genius to realise that being a bit physical and trying to pressure them into m...
by tmesis
03 Aug 2019 11:19
Forum: The Team
Topic: Where will we finish?
Replies: 199
Views: 9054

Re: Where will we finish?

Anything above 22nd will be a bonus. There's an awful lot of hoping youth players can make the step up.

If we could get a striker in, I'd be a lot more confident.
by tmesis
27 Jul 2019 12:36
Forum: General Football
Topic: Gay Championship player about to go public....
Replies: 145
Views: 1761

Re: Gay Championship player about to go public....

Well thank you Ian (that’s the nicest thing that you have ever said to me in recent months :wink: ) Right now...here we go......in defence of ‘Vic’ I have spent a few hours beholding in his company recently (and despite our political and footballing juxtapositions....he is nothing like the person t...
by tmesis
26 Jul 2019 18:28
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: STs for season 2019/2020
Replies: 278
Views: 20381

Re: STs for season 2019/2020

I do have a hint of nerves, mainly because the ticket site doesn't seem sure where I've renewed or not.

My Loyalty Points details show I have.

If I choose "season tickets" from the menu under my name, it shows my seat with a status of "not renewed"
by tmesis
06 Jul 2019 17:03
Forum: General Football
Topic: VAR
Replies: 507
Views: 13809

Re: VAR

One of the reasons it seems so negative as its most common use seems to be to disallow goals, or maybe to see saved penalties retaken. It's cancelling out moments of excitement. It's not really giving much. Goal-line technology is completely different. It's instant, and seems to resulting in goals b...
by tmesis
06 Jul 2019 16:36
Forum: The Team
Topic: Nick Shorey joins Accademy as Scout
Replies: 79
Views: 3488

Re: Nick Shorey joins Accademy as Scout

the only thing that really matters is how good he is at his new role. Yep. I'd have thought his contact with the first team would be minimal to none, so there'd be little chance of any personal attitude, good or bad, having any significance. I just have to hope he does a good job picking out promis...
by tmesis
06 Jul 2019 16:24
Forum: The Team
Topic: Pre season tour
Replies: 602
Views: 37248

Re: Pre season tour

It looks like we will win a friendly this time around. Did we win any in 17/18 either? I know we didn’t last year but I’m pretty sure there was a lot of pessimism before that season started because of a poor pre season Seriously mate I absolutely cannot recall any of those friendlies. There was a r...
by tmesis
20 Jun 2019 19:58
Forum: General Football
Topic: VAR
Replies: 507
Views: 13809

Re: VAR

I think it should be like cricket, where each team is allowed an appeal or two per game. If something has happened and the ref can't tell, then they can call for it, but at the moment it's being used too much. Half of the problem is the amount of time it takes to make a decision as well. It's farcic...
by tmesis
18 Jun 2019 19:59
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: Explain like I'm five: our FFP crisis
Replies: 79
Views: 5359

Re: Explain like I'm five: our FFP crisis

Zip until season 2017/18 is out of the three year FFP calculations money will be tight.

So, if we somehow survive this season, the situation should ease.

At the moment though, there are signs that we could be 2019/2020s Ipswich.
by tmesis
02 Jun 2019 16:50
Forum: General Football
Topic: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19
Replies: 431
Views: 9985

Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

I’m no Spurs fan but I agree with him. (That said, I didn’t hear what he specifically said and yes, he is a bit of an irritating knob.) I appreciate the whole arm in unnatural position thing and that the laws of the game say.... etc. etc., but the penalty of a penalty being awarded after an acciden...
by tmesis
20 May 2019 17:34
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: STs for season 2019/2020
Replies: 278
Views: 20381

Re: STs for season 2019/2020

I've no idea why accounts couldn't have been passed over automatically. It's a basic IT task. Really shoddy from the club. Not sure about "simple", system migrations can be a minefield - just ask TSB. If you are moving huge amounts of data, yes. If you are just setting up contact details ...
by tmesis
18 May 2019 18:07
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: Safe standing progress
Replies: 105
Views: 38648

Re: Safe standing progress

I see Wolves are now installing Rail seating, believe Spurs have it in their new stadium, what chances of us bringing it in for the South stand as an experiment? Bugger all, the rake of the stadium is supposedly not compatible without some fairly heavy duty renovation iirc. The club is supposedly o...
by tmesis
18 May 2019 18:04
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: STs for season 2019/2020
Replies: 278
Views: 20381

Re: STs for season 2019/2020

I've no idea why accounts couldn't have been passed over automatically. It's a basic IT task.

Really shoddy from the club.
by tmesis
15 May 2019 19:03
Forum: The Team
Topic: Pre season tour
Replies: 602
Views: 37248

Re: Pre season tour

paultheroyal Club will think they have softened the blow somewhat with at long last a decent home friendly lined up. Should be the biggest crowd we will have all season lol.

Probably Bournemouth, Brighton or Watford.
by tmesis
11 May 2019 17:52
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Non - League thread
Replies: 7118
Views: 419612

Re: The Non - League thread

Today's play-off finals

Salford 3-0 AFC Fylde
Warrington 2-3 King's Lynn
Met Police 2-3 Tonbridge Angels

Just 8049 at Wembley for Salford v Fylde, and Salford probably had nearly 3/4 of those.
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