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#1 yanto

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 12:31 PM

Workington Town have announced a profit for this season at their AGM despite lower gates and sponsorship income.
Maybe at last some clubs are starting to tighten their ship and are being realistic in what they can and can not afford.

WORKINGTON TOWN CELEBRATE MAKING A PROFIT.


#2 cookey

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 05:33 PM

I'm delighted and yes this is definately the way forward for Championship Clubs.I truely hope tjhat Hunslet haven't busted themselves,simply to get promotion,like Keighley did.

#3 NEIL FOX IS GOD

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 05:48 PM

QUOTE (yanto @ Aug 20 2010, 01:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Workington Town have announced a profit for this season at their AGM despite lower gates and sponsorship income.
Maybe at last some clubs are starting to tighten their ship and are being realistic in what they can and can not afford.

WORKINGTON TOWN CELEBRATE MAKING A PROFIT.



great news will the Super League clubs do the same or will they continue to lose 500K plus a season
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#4 dkw

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 06:01 PM

The board have done fantastically well in the past few years, they have built the squad steadily and will hopefully continue to do so. Glad to see the back of us paying ridiculous wages and on the brink of going out of business.

#5 Derwent

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 06:41 PM

This is the 3rd profitable year out of 4, the only blot being the year we incurred the legal costs and compensation payment over the Ged Stokes issue.

The board are doing a great job off the field, we just need to find the key on the field now and in my opinion the current way of an all local squad augmented by 2 quality overseas players is the way to go for clubs like Town.

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#6 timtum

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 07:15 PM

QUOTE (Derwent @ Aug 20 2010, 07:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
This is the 3rd profitable year out of 4, the only blot being the year we incurred the legal costs and compensation payment over the Ged Stokes issue.

The board are doing a great job off the field, we just need to find the key on the field now and in my opinion the current way of an all local squad augmented by 2 quality overseas players is the way to go for clubs like Town.


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#7 dkw

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 07:47 PM

QUOTE (Derwent @ Aug 20 2010, 07:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
This is the 3rd profitable year out of 4, the only blot being the year we incurred the legal costs and compensation payment over the Ged Stokes issue.

The board are doing a great job off the field, we just need to find the key on the field now and in my opinion the current way of an all local squad augmented by 2 quality overseas players is the way to go for clubs like Town.

If we can get in an organiser at half back and a good loose for next season we should be there or there abouts for promotion. The packs good enough, the 3/4 are good enough just struggled at times in the halves.

#8 Bulletproof

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 07:52 PM

Well done Workey!

#9 Blind side johnny

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Posted 21 August 2010 - 11:21 AM

QUOTE (Derwent @ Aug 20 2010, 07:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
This is the 3rd profitable year out of 4, the only blot being the year we incurred the legal costs and compensation payment over the Ged Stokes issue.

The board are doing a great job off the field, we just need to find the key on the field now and in my opinion the current way of an all local squad augmented by 2 quality overseas players is the way to go for clubs like Town.



Well done to worky.

This kind of squad structure is the right one for all Championship clubs, and maybe SL ones too!


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