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#1 High Peak Rhino

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 09:39 AM

What many of you have been saying for years.

http://www.therhinos.../news/20544.php

#2 saints10coach

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 09:45 AM

At least they don't have to have it ready for the beginning of the new season, as Leeds don't start playing until the Play Offs.

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 09:46 AM

At least they don't have to have it ready for the beginning of the new season, as Leeds don't start playing until the Play Offs.

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#4 keighley

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 06:22 PM

Where are the all important RU yeam playing whilst all this is going on?

#5 Saintslass

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 06:38 PM

What many of you have been saying for years.

http://www.therhinos.../news/20544.php

Presumably the facelift doesn't include sticking a roof over the away fans heads?

#6 Roy Boy

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 06:39 PM

Never mind the pitch, when are they giving away fans an end with some cover from the elements?
Beat me to it ;)

Edited by Roy Boy, 10 October 2012 - 06:40 PM.

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#7 Wellsy4HullFC

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 10:09 PM

Will somebody please think of the away fans!
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#8 High Peak Rhino

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Posted 11 October 2012 - 08:57 AM

Presumably the facelift doesn't include sticking a roof over the away fans heads?

Didn't realise segregation had been implemented... ;)

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Posted 11 October 2012 - 08:49 PM

Presumably the facelift doesn't include sticking a roof over the away fans heads?


get a ticket for the north stand and sit down with a roof over your head. all visiting clubs have an option to sell tickets for that section of the ground .

not only can you keep your flowing locks dry but you can sit down and take that chip off your shoulder as well.

come on visit the home of the champions
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Posted 11 October 2012 - 09:07 PM

A copybook lesson in turdpolishing.

Edited by Manx RL, 11 October 2012 - 09:08 PM.

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#11 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 12 October 2012 - 10:06 AM

Leeds can not put a roof on the Western Terrace,has been stated many times before.
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Posted 12 October 2012 - 11:52 AM

Leeds can not put a roof on the Western Terrace,has been stated many times before.

Yes, and has also been said many times before, they should lock the gates, throw the key away and start again from scratch instead of trying to turn Headingley into something it can never be, a decent modern stadium.

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Posted 12 October 2012 - 11:57 AM

get a ticket for the north stand and sit down with a roof over your head. all visiting clubs have an option to sell tickets for that section of the ground .

not only can you keep your flowing locks dry but you can sit down and take that chip off your shoulder as well.

come on visit the home of the champions


And replace it with a chip off your knee thanks to the totally inadequate legroom?

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Posted 12 October 2012 - 12:30 PM

Yes, and has also been said many times before, they should lock the gates, throw the key away and start again from scratch instead of trying to turn Headingley into something it can never be, a decent modern stadium.

To throw away the most important and historic stadium in our sport for no good reason, ripping the heart out of the Leeds club, would make no sense whatsoever. Moreover, the stadium is perfectly servicable as it is - and certainly of a much higher standard than pretty much any of the other older stadia in RL.

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Posted 12 October 2012 - 01:04 PM

And replace it with a chip off your knee thanks to the totally inadequate legroom?

I'm over 6 feet tall and there's enough legroom for me
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#16 Gary Coyle

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Posted 12 October 2012 - 05:34 PM

Will the new surface be grass or artificial

#17 Roy Boy

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Posted 12 October 2012 - 06:06 PM

Will the new surface be grass or artificial


Both! ;)
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Posted 13 October 2012 - 01:38 PM

Yes, and has also been said many times before, they should lock the gates, throw the key away and start again from scratch instead of trying to turn Headingley into something it can never be, a decent modern stadium.

Well they are going to have a damn good try :) ,but the university hall of residence Boddington hall is closing this year and that has been mentioned before as a site.Seriously though the club cant afford a new ground even if they wanted to.FA prem clubs cant afford new grounds either.Headingley is ok and will be fine when they get a new south and north stands,the corporate section are second to none
but you and I weve been through that and this is not our fate.
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#19 Padge

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 07:58 PM

To throw away the most important and historic stadium in our sport for no good reason, ripping the heart out of the Leeds club, would make no sense whatsoever. Moreover, the stadium is perfectly servicable as it is - and certainly of a much higher standard than pretty much any of the other older stadia in RL.

Being the least $h!tty of all the $h!tty stadia is hardly a great claim to fame, its an absolutely awful ground and should be consigned to history.

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 08:11 PM

Being the least $h!tty of all the $h!tty stadia is hardly a great claim to fame, its an absolutely awful ground and should be consigned to history.


That'll only happen if the directors fall out, over spend and sell to tescos




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