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#1 Derwent

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 02:29 PM

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#2 Rascal Bongo Stork

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 02:38 PM

that didnt last long!



#3 Red Willow

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 02:53 PM

Is this more about her than the Bulls. If she is involved in a high profile Court case maybe she doesn't have the money.



#4 Amber Avenger

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 03:33 PM

She claims it was more to do with her treatment by the club rather than the money.

 

More to come from this I guess.


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#5 South Wakefield Sharks

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 04:50 PM

Looks like the usual case of someone wanting to grab some headlines and publicity, without the actual ability or cash to make a difference.

#6 hindle xiii

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 05:28 PM

:rolleyes:


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#7 hindle xiii

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 05:29 PM

Bit of a bolt from the blue this.


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#8 keighley

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 05:30 PM

Muslim business men and progressive modern women who want to do things their own way make a strange mix.



#9 Ponterover

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 05:32 PM

So Bulls fans, will this have a major impact on the club? Had she stumped up, or was it just a pledge to invest?

#10 markleeds

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 05:40 PM

Looks like a PR move on behalf of the 'investor' with no real proof the money was going to materialise. The retail specialist who has invested (sorry I forget her name but seems to be very respected) looks like a much better person to have involved.

#11 hindle xiii

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 05:43 PM

So Bulls fans, will this have a major impact on the club? Had she stumped up, or was it just a pledge to invest?

Who knows, so far we didn't have her money, so no loss as of yet. But I dunno, like most fans I trust the board, but I also trusted the last lot. Once bitten and all that.


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#12 Gav Wilson

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 06:04 PM

Muslim business men and progressive modern women who want to do things their own way make a strange mix.

 

 

Bit of a strange and quite stereotypical thing to say. Kate Hardcastle seems to be doing quite well at the same club.


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#13 keighley

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 06:16 PM

Bit of a strange and quite stereotypical thing to say. Kate Hardcastle seems to be doing quite well at the same club.

 

OK, I'll withdraw the comment, but chalk and cheese and all that.



#14 Gav Wilson

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 06:26 PM

OK, I'll withdraw the comment, but chalk and cheese and all that.

 

I'm sure you never meant any harm by it, but you can't be too careful these days!


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#15 statties

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 07:01 PM

I'm sure you never meant any harm by it, but you can't be too careful these days!

 

dunno, i thought it was a funny comment. had a comedian had said it there would have been no problem. Surely this forum is not as PC as that is it?



#16 Scuuba

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 09:30 PM

A case of too many chefs in the kitchen? You often wonder when you get that many strong minded/successful people around a board table how they'll gel.

I guess it either works out well and you get a powerful team, or people cite irreconcilable differences and split.

 

I do actually tend to agree with Keighley in some ways, but more from the perspective that the Omar Khan consortium come from a very different background and industry than Jay Willey, so they're always going to be at odds over how to things should be done. Not so much to do with the old school Muslim attitude to woman (because they're modern guys, who no doubt have modern views) but simply based on the rather different roads they've travelled to get their success.



#17 Just Browny

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 08:44 AM

Bradford: 'we're still fertile for investment' after Willey withdrawal

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#18 Bulliac

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 01:23 PM

No-one actually knows if there was any money there in the first place, to be fair. Maybe it was just a pubnlicity stunt - who knows, it's murky world out there.


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#19 getdownmonkeyman

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 01:30 PM

Smoke and (make-up) mirrors?

 

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#20 John Rhino

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 03:56 PM

Muslim business men and progressive modern women who want to do things their own way make a strange mix.

 

It is just as likely she fell out with Kate Hardcastle. Until she or the club tells us we'll never know.


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