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In Topic: Boundary Park

26 August 2015 - 03:51 PM

Hornets CEO has e-mailed CH to suggest the ressurection of the Law Cup at BP should you go up.and play there.

It would be a money spinner.

I think getting into BP might be the issue!


Lets hope hope the Hornets CEO knows something we don't .....

In Topic: Worst case scenario in next two games

25 August 2015 - 11:24 AM

Typical Oldhamer. Working out how we will lose rather than how we will win. This kind of talk is pointless, infectious and finds its way to the players.

Be positive. We are the best team in the League. Form says so. The table says so. Independent commentators say so.

And we've just got to win two home games against teams we've already beaten this season.

I'm less concerned about the next two or three games than I am about where we'll play if we do go up.

You can't blame anyone for doing this after our history!!

We've been certs before, only to fall at the last hurdle.  

Definately sure the players are not affected. Look at all the off the field stuff, whilst they have been on their magnificent unbreaten run!!

In Topic: Boundary Park

25 August 2015 - 11:19 AM

It would seem that if (big if as we all know) we [finally] achieve promotion, that would be a good day to bury bad news of an out of town location for at least a season.

I really hope that it is the negotiations with the Coal Board Pension scheme that have delayed things (perhaps understandably) and that at least the posibility of owning the ground is on the cards.

In Topic: where to play?

24 August 2015 - 09:21 AM



ive been studying & researching various small stands and stadia built around the uk during the past couple of years..ive spoke to clubs and companies to get a better understanding of cost..


this stand was recently completed at a sports club in london




that stand,built by a company called stadium solutions (@steel_pj on twitter) is 20m long and has a capacity of 200 + disabled spaces and cost.....£43,000


a version that would run the entire length on the touchline,100m,with a capacity of 1000, would cost in the region of £215,000 times that by 2 for the other side and you have 2 stands with a capacity of 2000 costing roughly £430,000


stadium solutions also make a terraced version of the stand above, two 60m terraces behind each goal would cost roughly £210,000


that would give you a stadium with a seating & standing capacity of around 3750 that would cost roughly £640,000


obviously thats just for the stadium build..you'd probably need another £600-700,000 to do all the groundworks,build all the associated buildings like toilets,turnstiles,changing rooms,floodlights and a big ###### fence round the site etc..so all in all i reckon it could be done for around £1.4m - £1.5m


which in the grand scheme of things isn't alot of money...

And certainly raisable.


I guess the ownershp is the absolutely stumbling block.


I would really like to see how much effort has been put into liaising with the Coal Board Pension Fund (who others have reported own it) and see some pressure to bear on them doing a deal. This may be happening behind the scenes of course, and I'd imagine it would take some time. Surely a developed Whitebank with more revenue and a greater share of that for them is in their interests and their shareholders. Maybe the worst bad guy is the Pension Fund and their instransigence?

In Topic: Get to the game

23 August 2015 - 03:49 PM