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Stadium Names - Anything Goes


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#1 Bomballey

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 07:39 AM

An amusing article......

We need the money but the renaming of
Castleford's famous old ground is a tad embarrassing.......

http://www.dailymail...ose-Jungle.html

#2 deluded pom?

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 07:47 AM

I thought The Jungle name change was part of a sponsorship? We now need those of a twisted nature to link several possible stadium sponsorships to current stadium names to come up with the best or worst they can think of.

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#3 Futtocks

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 08:48 AM



I thought The Jungle name change was part of a sponsorship? We now need those of a twisted nature to link several possible stadium sponsorships to current stadium names to come up with the best or worst they can think of.

Featherstone - The Chris Moyles Stadiu... no, nobody would believe that!


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#4 Johnoco

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 09:22 AM

I can understand Mend A Hose Stadium but why include the name of a long gone sponsor? Still, he who pays the piper and all that.

#5 Dave T

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 11:05 AM

I do think some things are just not worth the money for a club.

 

I'm loathe to criticise any sponsor who gets involved in our game, but I'm not a fan of this tbh.



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Posted 30 August 2013 - 12:42 PM

Everyone will still call it Wheldon Road as they always have done, itll only be called that on the radio, on TV and in the press - oh hang on a minute....

Nope, nothing is sacred anymore.
What we're dealing with here is a complete lack of respect for the law

#7 audois

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 12:51 PM

Dave Hadfield has his say also here.

http://www.independe...in-8788653.html

What do posters here think should be the guiding lines. What should be the minimum a club should accept money wise.

Edited by audois, 30 August 2013 - 01:02 PM.

si tu (remi casty) devais envoyer un fax au president guasch?
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#8 Gav Wilson

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 12:59 PM

Everyone will still call it Wheldon Road as they always have done, itll only be called that on the radio, on TV and in the press - oh hang on a minute....

Nope, nothing is sacred anymore.

 

At least your lot have a nice catchy stadium name! ;)


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#9 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 05:43 PM

A stitch in time stadium lol
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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#10 snapski

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 07:39 PM

I do think some things are just not worth the money for a club.
 
I'm loathe to criticise any sponsor who gets involved in our game, but I'm not a fan of this tbh.


It's ok for a fan of a club with a sugar daddy to say that. Any sponsorship brought in to self funding clubs is to be applauded.
Didn't see a thread like this when Wakey changed their ground name year after year.

#11 Dave T

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 07:41 PM

It's ok for a fan of a club with a sugar daddy to say that. Any sponsorship brought in to self funding clubs is to be applauded.
Didn't see a thread like this when Wakey changed their ground name year after year.

im sure Cas have shareholder investment just like Warrington.

#12 deluded pom?

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 07:42 PM

It's ok for a fan of a club with a sugar daddy to say that. Any sponsorship brought in to self funding clubs is to be applauded.
Didn't see a thread like this when Wakey changed their ground name year after year.

To be fair Wakey did ditch the old name before they took the money for the new one.

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#13 Larry the Leit

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 07:42 PM

I honestly don't get what's in it for the sponsor. How many people are there with a pressing need to mend their hose?
The Unicorn is not a Goose,

#14 timhammonds

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 07:46 PM

How much does a sponsor benefit from sponsoring a shirt or stadium?

I understand they get corporate facilities on match days but does this bring in enough additional business?

There cannot be many in the crowd who are looking for a company to repair their hydraulic hoses.



#15 timhammonds

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 07:49 PM

I honestly don't get what's in it for the sponsor. How many people are there with a pressing need to mend their hose?

 You beat me to it, I must learn to type faster.



#16 deluded pom?

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 07:53 PM

Kingston Communications have a virtual monopoly on telephone users in the Hull area but as a council majority owned company they still sponsor the KC stadium. In effect the council are sponsoring themselves in an area where they have little competition.

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#17 Johnoco

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 08:50 PM

I honestly don't get what's in it for the sponsor. How many people are there with a pressing need to mend their hose?

Ah but if you do have any hose related issues, these are the guys to see.

#18 Bomballey

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 10:26 PM

I honestly don't get what's in it for the sponsor. How many people are there with a pressing need to mend their hose?


Bit sensitive but I've deleted your post before my current wife sees it.........
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#19 Padge

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 10:48 PM

Kingston Communications have a virtual monopoly on telephone users in the Hull area but as a council majority owned company they still sponsor the KC stadium. In effect the council are sponsoring themselves in an area where they have little competition.

 

I thought the council had flogged it off and it was now private.

 

It's ok for a fan of a club with a sugar daddy to say that. Any sponsorship brought in to self funding clubs is to be applauded.
Didn't see a thread like this when Wakey changed their ground name year after year.

 

No clubs are self funding, "sugar daddies" are just sponsors.



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#20 deluded pom?

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 05:50 AM

The Hull CC flogged 49% of KC unless I'm mistaken.

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