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Mergers, rebranding, relocations pt2....How about Liverpool Saints instead of St.Helens?


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#21 Johnoco

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:38 PM

If they were called Europe Saints you'd get thousands of Eurocrats coming over every weekend. President Barroso told me this last night over dinner FACT. WAKE UP.
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#22 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:38 PM

Northwest Saints Mighty Love Gods is even better.
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#23 Wellsy4HullFC

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:48 PM

But Langtree Park isn't in Liverpool?
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#24 Northern Sol

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:49 PM

BTW didn't St Helens Union club used to be called Liverpool-St Helens?


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#25 gingerjon

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:27 PM

But Langtree Park isn't in Liverpool?


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#26 The Daddy_merged

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:32 PM

Why not? :)


Discuss

#27 shrek

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:34 PM

But Langtree Park isn't in Liverpool?

Doesn't matter, Reading, Oxford and Wycombe, homes of London Irish, London Welsh and London Wasps respectively are blatantly not in London, people are stupid they'll never notice the flaw in the Liverpool plan! ;)

#28 Lesmets

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:02 PM

I've always thought it would we a good idea ,after all Eastern Suberbs became Sydney to expand there support base globally for instance St Helen's v Salford doesn't give the fixture national or global appeal but Liverpool Saints v Manchester Reds would make it more noticeable and expand global branding and tv rights

#29 Northern Sol

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:53 PM

Eastern Suburbs are part of Sydney. St Helens isn't part of Liverpool.

#30 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 01:41 PM

The OP has picked one of the very few names/brands which is already working. If anything, adding Liverpool is likely to alienate woolly backs who have little or no affection for Scousers, rather than attract thousands of Liverpudlians, who are already fully aware of Saints, and able to go and watch them at their leisure - it would take 20 minutes to get there from either Anfield or Goodison, so it is already a doddle to go and see them.

#31 Kenny Bania

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 02:19 PM

The New Orleans Hornets of the NBA are set to be renamed the New Orleans Pelicans.

http://espn.go.com/b...for-new-orleans

So I say Saints should jump on this bandwagon and become the Liverpool Pelicans.

#32 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 02:30 PM

The New Orleans Hornets of the NBA are set to be renamed the New Orleans Pelicans.

http://espn.go.com/b...for-new-orleans

So I say Saints should jump on this bandwagon and become the Liverpool Pelicans.

Surely there are lots of names attributed to Natives of Liverpool without calling them pelicans :D
but you and I weve been through that and this is not our fate.
So let us so let us not talk falsely now.
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#33 Manx RL

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:39 PM

Surely there are lots of names attributed to Natives of Liverpool without calling them pelicans :D


They could run a competition in The Sun to come up with a name.
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#34 JohnM

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 07:47 PM

Individual clubs, merged clubs, SL clubs, Championship clubs etc, it seems to me, only succeed if the guy in charge, or the owner , or the supporters trust etc are determined, hard working, high profile leaders backed by great back-room staff, coach and highly motivated players. Salford? Mamchester City Reds? Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyllllantysiliogogogoch Warriors? Does not matter one jot if the vital force is not there.

#35 Father Ted

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 08:39 PM

Saints tried to link with Liverpool for commercial purposes and called their campaign "Saints in the City".
Long since finished.
From the Rocket (start of the M62) it is just over 10 mins to Langtree Park on match days though there is a distinct break in the two conurbations.
Saints could perhaps do more to get soccer fans from Liverpool or Everton to Langtree but it is a hard market to break into.
Liverpool/St Helens is still the name of the local Union club and they play at Moss Lane.

#36 Viking Warrior

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:02 PM

Everpool, surely? Nobody could object to that. :P


i do how dare you suggest that liverpool's name be merged with that filthy seven letter word.
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#37 Viking Warrior

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:06 PM

as a native of sthelens i must strongly object to being linked with liverpool, my birth certificate state sthelens lancashire, not sthelens merseyside!!
"Why is Napoleon crying ?" said one sailor to the other, "poor ###### thinks he's being exiled to st helens" came the reply.



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#38 Lobbygobbler

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 06:07 PM

as a native of sthelens i must strongly object to being linked with liverpool, my birth certificate state sthelens lancashire, not sthelens merseyside!!


Liverpool has been in Lancashire as long as St Helens has

#39 Viking Warrior

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 07:59 PM

but sthelens will never be in liverpool
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#40 Bleep1673

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 12:11 AM

The Wigan Saints, merge the two so that Yorkshire has a bigger piece of the pie.
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