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#1 Red Willow

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 02:59 PM

One of the priorities of Dr Koukash on taking over Salford was to retain the young players from our own academy.

 

This is now starting to happen with both Sneyd and Evalds signing new deals both 2 year deals.

 

In the past we would have lost these players.

 

Since the takeover we have

 

replaced the board.

replaced the coaching set up

signed Griffin

 

tied up 2 of our young talent

 

Sent out 2 players that simply didn't fit the plans on loan for the season and received 2 better players in return.

 

It will take time but at least things are happening.

 

 

 

 

New thread just so Parky can't derail with the same ramblings as the 8 page one on the cap.

 



#2 Larry the Leit

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 03:22 PM

Do you see signing Darrell Griffin on reputedly over £100k per year as a positive step?  No wonder he wants to break the cap signing dross like him on that kind of money.


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Posted 10 May 2013 - 03:23 PM

New thread just so Parky can't derail with the same ramblings as the 8 page one on the cap.

I'll derail it instead then

 

I honestly thought you meant he'd just overspent on the cap :laugh:


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#4 RoytonRoughyed

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 03:36 PM

Crowds are à bit of worry though. Fans need to get behind the club

#5 Dave T

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 03:40 PM

Do you see signing Darrell Griffin on reputedly over £100k per year as a positive step?  No wonder he wants to break the cap signing dross like him on that kind of money.

I'm pretty confident that Griffin cannot command a salary like that.



#6 Gav Wilson

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 03:47 PM

Do you see signing Darrell Griffin on reputedly over £100k per year as a positive step?  No wonder he wants to break the cap signing dross like him on that kind of money.

 

 

Griffin will be on nowhere near that kind of money.


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#7 Larry the Leit

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 04:04 PM

Griffin will be on nowhere near that kind of money.

 

In a market woefully short of props, signing for a club completely cashed up and desperate for him?  He certainly isn't worth that kind of money.  I know Trinity started talks with him and walked away, and the issue was Koukash's skewing of the market.


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#8 South Wakefield Sharks

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 04:46 PM

In a market woefully short of props, signing for a club completely cashed up and desperate for him?  He certainly isn't worth that kind of money.  I know Trinity started talks with him and walked away, and the issue was Koukash's skewing of the market.

I think he'd have got short shrift from Wakey fans if he'd come back to Trinity.

#9 The Parksider

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 04:47 PM

New thread just so Parky can't derail with the same ramblings as the 8 page one on the cap.[/size]

New threads won't stop me posting a better class of rubbish than you post!!

#10 jackknife

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 04:52 PM

I'll derail it instead then

I honestly thought you meant he'd just overspent on the cap :laugh:

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#11 hindle xiii

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 05:38 PM

Sent out 2 players that simply didn't fit the plans on loan for the season and received 2 better players in return.

I'm having a senior moment, Howarth is one, who is t'other?


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#12 tonyXIII

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 06:10 PM

I think RW has (perhaps) posted this to counter all those posters on here who claim that Dr Koukash is "all mouth and no trousers".

 

I know he wants "instant success", but some of you lot are even more impatient than he is. :O

 

Give him some time, he's only had 3 months in charge at the worst possible time of the year for signings. Patience is a virtue! :)


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#13 Red Willow

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 06:38 PM

Boyle

#14 hindle xiii

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 06:39 PM

Boyle

Of course, of course. Ta.


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#15 Larry the Leit

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 06:41 PM

I'm having a senior moment, Howarth is one, who is t'other?

 

Not sure why Salford wanted Howarth, I nearly fell off my chair when Saints took him, and I thought my house would fall down when they played him in the halves.  I just don't see it with him as yet, although he'll no doubt be better for the experience he's got this year.


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#16 Red Willow

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 06:53 PM

Lack of choice due to lack of money is the reason we signed many of our players

#17 The Parksider

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 09:12 PM

One of the priorities of Dr Koukash on taking over Salford was to retain the young players from our own academy.
 
This is now starting to happen with both Sneyd and Evalds signing new deals both 2 year deals.
 
In the past we would have lost these players.
 
Since the takeover we have
 
replaced the board.
replaced the coaching set up
signed Griffin
 
tied up 2 of our young talent
 
Sent out 2 players that simply didn't fit the plans on loan for the season and received 2 better players in return.
 
It will take time but at least things are happening.
 
 
 
 
New thread just so Parky can't derail with the same ramblings as the 8 page one on the cap.

I'm both pleased "things are happening", and pleased to elevate this sinking thread to a higher place.

#18 Scuuba

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 09:20 PM

I guess the next step is to increase the spend/quality of the academy system itself, to produce more of these guys and even attract rising talent from other clubs.

Depending on how the league structure vote goes there could well be more juniors looking to move out from relegation threatened clubs. I guess Salford want to ensure that they are in that spot comes the end of 2014, hence the overspending on marginal players?



#19 Pottsy

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 07:32 AM

Simple solution to Salford's salary cap quandary is to simply allow Dr K to 'pay off' some of the dead wood he's been saddled with without it counting on the club's cap allowance.

To me, that isn't affecting the integrity of the comp, it's simply allowing a new investor to take the club forward without being saddled with the baggage of the previous administration's mismanagement for the next 2-3 years.

#20 mick wilson

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 05:28 PM

One of the priorities of Dr Koukash on taking over Salford was to retain the young players from our own academy.
 
This is now starting to happen with both Sneyd and Evalds signing new deals both 2 year deals.
 
In the past we would have lost these players.
 
Since the takeover we have
 
replaced the board.
replaced the coaching set up
signed Griffin
 
tied up 2 of our young talent
 
Sent out 2 players that simply didn't fit the plans on loan for the season and received 2 better players in return.
 
It will take time but at least things are happening.
 
 
 
 
New thread just so Parky can't derail with the same ramblings as the 8 page one on the cap.

All good stuff, Question for you, Are the locals sitting up and taking notice, are the home crowds rising ? hope so.