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#1 Lobbygobbler

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 09:31 AM

Something that is really making my blood boil at the moment is seeing all the ground status's of Salford, Wakey, Cas under pressure on Boots'n'all and SLS yet Odsal is never mentioned despite being far worse than Salford and Cas due to the sheer lack of cover and poor design for RL. Yes I know it is because the RFL did not mention it as an "at risk" ground. However why is that exactly? It is the worst ground to watch on telly by a country mile and completely unsuitable due to the threat of getting wet thru

Ange Powers said last week that a ground had to have 10k people under cover, yet Odsal does not have this so again surely it is time that this ground was put at risk too

It is the weakest link - goodbye


#2 Wellsy4HullFC

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 09:55 AM

Lobby + Bradford/Odsal rant = scratched record.

Give it a rest. You made your point. Few agree. Get over it.
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#3 Adeybull

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 10:33 AM

Gobby, you need to go see someone about your worrying obsession with Bradford and its stadium. Soon.

#4 Bulligerent

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 10:42 AM

Surely not mods?

#5 Lobbygobbler

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 10:51 AM

QUOTE (Adeybull @ Aug 19 2010, 11:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Gobby, you need to go see someone about your worrying obsession with Bradford and its stadium. Soon.


Why the feck should Cas Wakey and Salford clubs/fans be turding themselves about new stadiums when Odsal is also not suitable for SL?

Is it because they recently had some success and are a city club?

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 10:53 AM

QUOTE (Lobbygobbler @ Aug 19 2010, 11:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Is it because they recently had some success and are a city club?


Probably.

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#7 Lobbygobbler

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 11:00 AM

QUOTE (Bomb Jack @ Aug 19 2010, 11:53 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Probably.

It's not a Stadium contest you know.............


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So all the usual gobshytes keep saying laugh.gif . However, if it isn't a stadium contest - why have they got a weekly feature on it on B&A and SLS?

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 11:04 AM

QUOTE (Wellsy4HullFC @ Aug 19 2010, 10:55 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Lobby + Bradford/Odsal rant = scratched record.

Give it a rest. You made your point. Few agree. Get over it.


Whatever you say he makes a very valid point - Brafords succes over the years is still fresh in peoples memories so they are seen as one fo the bigger clubs buit are they really?

The stadium IS rubbish, fact
The true depth of Bradfords support is now being shown as not that much greater than Cas or Wakefield
Now then, it's a race between Sandie....and Fairburn....and the little man is in........yeees he's in.

I, just like those Castleford supporters felt that the ball should have gone to David Plange but he put the bit betwen his teeth...and it was a try

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 11:30 AM

QUOTE (Kenilworth Tiger @ Aug 19 2010, 12:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Whatever you say he makes a very valid point - Brafords succes over the years is still fresh in peoples memories so they are seen as one fo the bigger clubs buit are they really?

The stadium IS rubbish, fact
The true depth of Bradfords support is now being shown as not that much greater than Cas or Wakefield



but as its greater they still tick MORE boxes.

Bradford need a new ground, we all know this, Blame RFL /ESL not Bradford.

Bradford bring plenty to the ESL and their license warrants there position in SL

Good Luck in getting your ground, if not its au revoir to either Wakey or Cas.

#10 Bulliac

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 11:42 AM

Please don't feed the trolls.
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Posted 19 August 2010 - 11:48 AM

QUOTE (Adeybull @ Aug 19 2010, 11:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Gobby, you need to go see someone about your worrying obsession with Bradford and its stadium. Soon.

Dont worry, he's only bothering you Bulls fans while he dreams up his next 'Anti Saints' rant tongue.gif

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 12:15 PM

QUOTE (1976PMJwires @ Aug 19 2010, 12:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Bradford need a new ground, we all know this, Blame RFL /ESL not Bradford.


So you're agreeing with the original poster - I don;t recall him blaming Bradford. He is questioning why Bradford are not under pressure like Cas, Wakey and Salford

Your post agrees with him
Now then, it's a race between Sandie....and Fairburn....and the little man is in........yeees he's in.

I, just like those Castleford supporters felt that the ball should have gone to David Plange but he put the bit betwen his teeth...and it was a try

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 12:17 PM

Christ no.

If the RFL started looking at kicking Bradford out we'd have to look so far down the list of replacements that clubs like Leigh will be in with a shout of winning a license and we all know the RFL don't want that! tongue.gif

#14 Tommy The C5t

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 12:29 PM

Nothing wrong with Odsal, it has more covered seating then Castleford and Wakefield put together.

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Now I could understand if Odsal looked like it did when my dad was following Northern but it doesn't.



#15 Tommy The C5t

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 12:31 PM

QUOTE (Lobbygobbler @ Aug 19 2010, 10:31 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Something that is really making my blood boil at the moment is seeing all the ground status's of Salford, Wakey, Cas under pressure on Boots'n'all and SLS yet Odsal is never mentioned despite being far worse than Salford and Cas due to the sheer lack of cover and poor design for RL. Yes I know it is because the RFL did not mention it as an "at risk" ground. However why is that exactly? It is the worst ground to watch on telly by a country mile and completely unsuitable due to the threat of getting wet thru

Ange Powers said last week that a ground had to have 10k people under cover, yet Odsal does not have this so again surely it is time that this ground was put at risk too
It is the weakest link - goodbye


What a load of old tosh, since when has Angela Powers been the person who decides to throw out of Super League.

Face it, we are here to stay.

#16 Kenilworth Tiger

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 01:20 PM

QUOTE (Tommy The C5t @ Aug 19 2010, 01:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Nothing wrong with Odsal, it has more covered seating then Castleford and Wakefield put together.

Now I could understand if Odsal looked like it did when my dad was following Northern but it doesn't.

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So as long as it LOOKS ok?
Now then, it's a race between Sandie....and Fairburn....and the little man is in........yeees he's in.

I, just like those Castleford supporters felt that the ball should have gone to David Plange but he put the bit betwen his teeth...and it was a try

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The real Mick Gledhill is what you see on here, a Bradford fan ........, but deep down knows that Bradford are just not good enough to challenge the likes of Leeds & St Helens.


#17 1976PMJwires

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 01:33 PM

QUOTE (Kenilworth Tiger @ Aug 19 2010, 01:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So you're agreeing with the original poster - I don;t recall him blaming Bradford. He is questioning why Bradford are not under pressure like Cas, Wakey and Salford

Your post agrees with him



Yes i agree the stadia needs improvement(s) but not with his rant.

It's simple why Bradford are not under pressure, they tick more of the boxes than the others.

Edited by 1976PMJwires, 19 August 2010 - 01:41 PM.


#18 Lobbygobbler

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 01:38 PM

QUOTE (Tommy The C5t @ Aug 19 2010, 01:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Nothing wrong with Odsal, it has more covered seating then Castleford and Wakefield put together.

Odsal main stand


Jungle main stand


Now I could understand if Odsal looked like it did when my dad was following Northern but it doesn't.



I didn't say "covered seating" - I just said "covered"

Cas has more proportional cover than Odsal. Only behind the sticks is not covered and a bit on either side of the side stand

#19 Lobbygobbler

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 01:42 PM

QUOTE (1976PMJwires @ Aug 19 2010, 12:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
but as its greater they still tick MORE boxes.

Bradford need a new ground, we all know this, Blame RFL /ESL not Bradford.

Bradford bring plenty to the ESL and their license warrants there position in SL

Good Luck in getting your ground, if not its au revoir to either Wakey or Cas.


You mean blame the RFL because Bradford have a poor stadium or because they weren't "in the mix" with Cas etc?

These days what do Bradford bring that Cas don't? Is it because they are named after a city and won SL a few years back?

Sky games at Cas have far more atmosphere, and they have more than one song wink.gif

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#20 Wendall

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 01:46 PM

It needs a serious overhaul over there at Bradford, the days of them having 20,000 crowds and regular final appearances is long gone, and the fans have gone with it! I don't think they are in danger of losing their superleague licence, but its job on for those in charge to get them moving forward as a club because in every depatment from marketing to player base they are failing.






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