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#1 goldcoaster

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 06:04 PM

http://www.sportingl...onsiders-future

My understanding is the only way Rovers are staying afloat is through this guys generosity. If he goes, so will Rovers IMO.

Edited by goldcoaster, 04 April 2013 - 06:04 PM.

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#2 Lobbygobbler

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 09:16 PM

http://www.sportingl...onsiders-future

My understanding is the only way Rovers are staying afloat is through this guys generosity. If he goes, so will Rovers IMO.


Are u saying that the other SL clubs dont stay afloat via a benefactor? Parky always tells us u need rich backers

#3 Brigg Rover

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 09:24 PM

http://www.sportingl...onsiders-future

My understanding is the only way Rovers are staying afloat is through this guys generosity. If he goes, so will Rovers IMO.


Edited by Brigg Rover, 04 April 2013 - 09:25 PM.


#4 getdownmonkeyman

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 09:31 PM

I thought the main man who propped up HKR was Rob Crossland?



#5 chuffer

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 09:34 PM

http://www.sportingl...onsiders-future

My understanding is the only way Rovers are staying afloat is through this guys generosity. If he goes, so will Rovers IMO.


Edited by chuffer, 04 April 2013 - 09:34 PM.


#6 Padge

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 10:41 PM

Are u saying that the other SL clubs dont stay afloat via a benefactor? Parky always tells us u need rich backers

I think what he is saying is that this one is very p-d off

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#7 westhuller

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 06:06 AM

Tweeted by HDM reporter that Hudgell and Crossland have admitted to friends this will be there last at Rovers.Very worrying times across the river.

Reported here http://m.thisishulla...4&category=news

Edited by westhuller, 05 April 2013 - 06:08 AM.


#8 Derwent

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 06:39 AM

Ken Davy seems a bit exasperated too.....

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#9 Ant

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:04 AM

Very tough economic times alas

#10 cookey

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:17 AM

Quite why the only pleasure some 'supporters' of the game get,is from the difficulties of other Clubs,is quite beyond me.



#11 clement

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:31 AM

Maybe people think that if theres an oncoming tsunami your better off preparing for it.



#12 Maximus Decimus

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:32 AM

There certainly appears to be have been a sea change this year in a number of areas. The wealthy benefactor model is never going to be sustainable. Very worrying times indeed.

#13 RidingPie

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:33 AM

After the battering that was last weeks game this is not going to enthuse the players.

 

I hope it doesn't all go pear shaped at HKR.



#14 sweaty craiq

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:33 AM

Quite why the only pleasure some 'supporters' of the game get,is from the difficulties of other Clubs,is quite beyond me.

 

Isn't that the new RL culture created by the RFL? Advancement at someone else demise, hence the demise is sought after and celebrated

 

I personally liked the big family helping one another out eg Bradford 64(?), maybe we can get back to that culture with a change at the top



#15 Maximus Decimus

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:36 AM

Isn't that the new RL culture created by the RFL? Advancement at someone else demise, hence the demise is sought after and celebrated

I personally liked the big family helping one another out eg Bradford 64(?), maybe we can get back to that culture with a change at the top


Erm what about Bradford 2012? Plenty of fans and other people gave and raised money.

#16 sweaty craiq

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:44 AM

Erm what about Bradford 2012? Plenty of fans and other people gave and raised money.

 and many others saw it as a way into SL or may save them in SL



#17 Maximus Decimus

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:47 AM

and many others saw it as a way into SL or may save them in SL

I'm sure there were many fans in RL at the time who didn't want to help them either.

You can talk about this culture all you like but what creates that culture in Football when clubs go against the wall? Look at the glee when Rangers were relegated.

#18 sweaty craiq

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:56 AM

but isn't that 'family' culture what made RL what it was? Leigh lending Wigan their first kit etc



#19 Maximus Decimus

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 08:02 AM

but isn't that 'family' culture what made RL what it was? Leigh lending Wigan their first kit etc

Halifax lending Huddersfield their first kit etc

#20 sweaty craiq

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 08:10 AM

Exactly. Fans building grounds eg Hilton Park, fans watching 'big' games at opposing clubs as neutrals eg Wigan v Manly.






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