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#1 carlos

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Posted 21 September 2010 - 03:37 PM

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#2 dkw

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Posted 21 September 2010 - 05:02 PM

Jesus I hate the look on that smug gets face.

#3 Bearman

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Posted 21 September 2010 - 05:09 PM

Fair play to him. everything he says about RL is positive. That, in an article in the union loving Mail is a bonus.
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#4 timtum

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Posted 21 September 2010 - 05:10 PM

Top Liberal shirt as well from Mo. Always used to be the model of polite professionalism as he took my money at Bolton dogs....

Mind you, I prefer him to a previous incumbent of his current role.

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Posted 21 September 2010 - 07:01 PM

'It took me four or five years to make Wigan competitive. Preston is pretty much the same, quite rundown as well. But I'm not on a crusade any more. The crusade to reform rugby worked but I don't think I've got enough time left to complete that crusade in football.'

Read more: http://www.dailymail...l#ixzz10BycUl7K

Like this bit, Preston ain't nowhere near as rundown as Wigan though! rolleyes.gif



#6 Wakefield Ram

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Posted 21 September 2010 - 07:47 PM

Let's hope Mr Lindsay doesn't show the same financial management at Preston as he did at Wigan and the RFL.

#7 JohnM

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Posted 21 September 2010 - 09:16 PM

How do you mean?

#8 1976PMJwires

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Posted 21 September 2010 - 09:19 PM

QUOTE (JohnM @ Sep 21 2010, 10:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How do you mean?



Well there is already a tesco nearby to Preston tongue.gif

#9 JohnM

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 08:15 AM

There are those on this forum who are too young to know about Lindsay 20 years ago. If there is more to say about "the same financial management at Preston as he did at Wigan and the RFL", then say it.

#10 Bostik Bailey

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 11:23 AM

QUOTE (JohnM @ Sep 22 2010, 09:15 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
There are those on this forum who are too young to know about Lindsay 20 years ago. If there is more to say about "the same financial management at Preston as he did at Wigan and the RFL", then say it.


Well the RFL Accounts were not signed of for a few years after Uncle Mo left, His finacal leacay to the RFL 'appeared' not to be too rosey. (ditto Wigan).



#11 Matt J

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 11:42 AM

He's right up there for me, right up there on the list that contains Hitler, Cameron and Thatcher, utter #####.

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 11:46 AM

QUOTE (Matt J @ Sep 22 2010, 12:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
He's right up there for me, right up there on the list that contains Hitler, Cameron and Thatcher, utter #####.

I can accept the latter two, but isn't comparing Mo to Hitler losing sight of perspective slightly?
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#13 Matt J

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 11:47 AM

QUOTE (MrPosh @ Sep 22 2010, 12:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I can accept the latter two, but isn't comparing Mo to Hitler losing sight of perspective slightly?


Nope. tongue.gif

Edited by Matt J, 22 September 2010 - 11:47 AM.

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#14 clement

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 03:01 PM

QUOTE (JohnM @ Sep 22 2010, 08:15 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
There are those on this forum who are too young to know about Lindsay 20 years ago. If there is more to say about "the same financial management at Preston as he did at Wigan and the RFL", then say it.
Proper ######.Like the bit where he's slagging off Capello and comparing himself to him because he was Great Britain manager down under.Well forgive me if i'm wrong but we never won a series against Australia with Uncle Mo in charge.Talks a load o ######.


#15 The Future is League

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 04:07 PM

Love him or hate him, he always appeared to get Rugby League in the Press.

#16 Allan Marsden

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 05:31 PM

A lot of very bitter and twisted people in these forums.

Lindsay and 3 directors resurrected Wigan and when he left Wigan the financial side was fine but a bitter personal struggle between Robinson / Whelan and the SL War and the financial drain of a new stand proved costly. However, to blame Lindsay is totally incorrect.

The RFL. Internally no idea what happened but he could claim to have secured a big money SKY deal for the whole sport

If you read the accompanying articles on Preston you would realise that he is making huge cuts / savings.

#17 dkw

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 05:36 PM

I couldnt give a damn how well he did for Wigan, he completely did for the team I follow and I hate him for it.

#18 Allan Marsden

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 05:45 PM

QUOTE (dkw @ Sep 22 2010, 06:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I couldnt give a damn how well he did for Wigan, he completely did for the team I follow and I hate him for it.


Which team do you follow and how did he do for your team?

#19 1976PMJwires

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 05:48 PM

Spineless and hid behind whelan when dealing with Mike Gregory (RIP)

#20 Allan Marsden

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 05:54 PM

QUOTE (1976PMJwires @ Sep 22 2010, 06:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Spineless and hid behind whelan when dealing with Mike Gregory (RIP)


Whilst the Gregory incident was very poorly handled Lindsay dealt with many issues full on so your comment is totally unfounded.




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