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Salford Trouble/Salford Takeover


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#101 Lounge Room Lizard

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:14 PM

As I say once anyone breaks from the debate and starts to launch personal attacks they lose their credibility........


Look in the mirror sunshine at some of your own posts...

#102 Johnoco

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:14 PM

IF i'd have donated I'd have asked for my money back. It was supposed to be enough to keep the entity going without being bailed out - the fact it then needed bailing out makes it worse in my eyes.

As said, if the club knew the £500k was not enough and took that cash they were on dodgy territory. its illegal for a company to trade (which is what taking money is!) when knowing you are not a going concern.

But you didn't give any money so why the concern? I did and am not bothered because ultimately the club are still here.

#103 The Parksider

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:18 PM

1. First of all the post wasn't intended to insult you.

2. If you are too precious to take this.....


1. Idiotic is an insulting comment

2. Ah no, not at all precious. Call me what you wish I can ignore you. report you, or give it back with interest.

We could also have a beer down in Halifax, we used to go the the Pot 'o Four?? I always liked the plummet line??.

Is that still going??

After we saw Cas.v.Blackpool in the JPST final we ended up in the King Willam. That still going??

#104 The Parksider

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:20 PM

I hope Salford step out of SL and rebuild in the championship.


:rolleyes:

I'll bite.

Go on then explain how the championship will enable them to rebuild?

#105 The Parksider

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:22 PM

Look in the mirror sunshine at some of your own posts...


My good sir!

My manners are exemplary.....

Thank you for you post and the opportunity to refute it.

Now can we talk RL??

#106 thundergaz

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:27 PM

:rolleyes:

I'll bite.

Go on then explain how the championship will enable them to rebuild?


Do you see any championship clubs going bust?

#107 a.n Other

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:29 PM

Do you see any championship clubs going bust?

Leigh nearly did last year.

#108 thundergaz

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:31 PM

It's just said on radio five live that Salford are going bust and they are 3 million plus in debt didn't know it was that much.

#109 thundergaz

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:32 PM

Leigh nearly did last year.


True but what I was getting at is it must be a lot easier to re build in the champ than SL probably not champ one but I would of thought the champ was the best place to re build.

#110 Saintslass

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:35 PM

It's just said on radio five live that Salford are going bust and they are 3 million plus in debt didn't know it was that much.

I think about 2.5 million of that is to Salford City Council.

#111 Ackroman

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:38 PM

My good sir!

My manners are exemplary.....

Thank you for you post and the opportunity to refute it.

Now can we talk RL??


For a man/woman who claims to be well mannered and an RL fan maybe some humility may help.

You've demonstrated an insensitive attitude to Salford's plight and your avid defence of the way SKY an SL operate sticks in the craw when using Bradford as a justifiable expense to maintain SL as it stands.

Surely even you can see that there are only so many sacrificial lambs before you've decimated your flock.

#112 thundergaz

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:42 PM

I think about 2.5 million of that is to Salford City Council.


No wonder they didn't loan them anymore money then.

#113 Segovia Carpet

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:45 PM

I think about 2.5 million of that is to Salford City Council.


1.5 million to the Council BUT I think John Wilkinson is owed £2 million plus

BBC Interview :- http://www.bbc.co.uk...league/20029722

Edited by Segovia Carpet, 11 December 2012 - 09:48 PM.


#114 intheshed

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:50 PM

Fare more quality juniors and far more fans upon which basis the RFL bought the ground.


Ive no doubt that player production & fans didn't escape the attention of thr red hall bean counters but imho the most important word in your post is bought. Salford, AFAIK, have nothing to sell to the rfl and any comparison falls on that point if nothing else. The 'bail out' was actually the purchase of an asset not a purely benevolent gift.

#115 LeeF

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:53 PM

1.5 million to the Council BUT I think John Wilkinson is owed £2 million plus

BBC Interview :- http://www.bbc.co.uk...league/20029722


Haven't the Council got some paintings as security?

Maybe the fans could have a painting day to help ( sorry just joking )

Whichever way you look at it, it is poor management of the club ( and the same applies to the Bulls, Wakey, crusaders etc)

#116 sweaty craiq

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:54 PM

Leigh nearly did last year.


Did we?
I thought we lost our investor without notice due to his business going pop and reacted to the massive shortfall in income at very short notice to increase revenue streams and avoid the need to go into administration. We sold our assett - Chris Hill - and allowed our expensive coach to leave, running at a dramatically reduced budget in 2012 whilst finishing 2nd in the league and reaching the CC quarters
That is simply great management in the circumstances, and is slightly different to the mis management at many SL clubs who see Administration as the preferred path to build from.
I also enjoy the myth that SL cost Leigh a fortune, it didn't we made a profit. SL at the LSV with the deal we now have and the income streams available, together with the fantastic facilities for spectators makes us a shoe in should the RFL decide to replace Salford if the worst happens and I expect a competitive team in 2014 together with operating profits from the word go.

#117 a.n Other

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:07 PM

Did we?

Yes

#118 sweaty craiq

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:10 PM

Yes


I almost won the roll over lottery - well I would have if I had got all 6 numbers and bought a ticket.

#119 roughyedspud

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:17 PM

come on down the the championship salford...

and cut super league to 10 while we're at it

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#120 Fax1978

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:32 PM

I really hope the RFL step in to provide some form of support for salford financial or otherwise. This is just sad to see.

Worst case they should as others have suggested step out of SL the two tiers of 10 looks to be moving into view.