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The Parksider

Member Since 06 Oct 2004
Offline Last Active Today, 08:50 AM
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In Topic: Crowdwatch 23

Today, 08:50 AM

I've got Catalans at 8849 (there seem to be problems with the way they amend their numbers after a game, so that might be why) and Wire at 9671. Not Bilbo, but I've always seen myself as more orc than hobbit.

 

 

I'll check mine as I add the other averages up and if in doubt concede to your figures as I have an "agenda"!!

 

Thanks very much indeed Chizzers


In Topic: Wakefield to share with Dewsbury?

Today, 08:46 AM

Wakefield supporters can certainly forget about things like covenants on the ground, particularly in the current political climate. Here in Oswestry a developer applied for planning permission for a housing development right up against our massive Iron Age hill fort, a site of national and European importance. In spite of total opposition here (including an 8000 name petition) the county council has given approval, Although there's talk of appealing at national level, I don't see that getting anywhere with this government. The BoI shouldn't have ant problems in developing the Belle Vue site, so the club needs to be careful about playing 'who'll blink first'.

 

Appealing these things is the natural progression for those who have been roundly defeated, it ensures you don't have to admit the defeat and it also means you don't have to disband the nice little social club you have created so I know what you mean.

 

Exactly what people are up to is never what it exactly says on the tin. Carter is in the business of doing his best to give Wakefield every chance of stopping the slide and should he start to get the blame for that which he surely will - just like Broncos demise is all down to David Hughes lack of business acumen - then his departure may be imminent and he's warned of that.

 

If the club's is just posturing for a reduction in rent fine, if it won't happen then the policy may be more one of cutting a cost so there is that bit more to spend on players.

 

Low crowds will be the result but hey, they have low crowds in Sheffield, Halifax and Leigh and they can all keep their heads above water and compete for SL thanks to prize money............ 


In Topic: Wakefield to share with Dewsbury?

Today, 08:38 AM

Or let's just stick to the topic and not have another thread drift on the same subject.

 

It's clear you don't understand the topic, and I don't want an argument with you.

 

It's not about getting rid of licensing nor is it about the new structure.

 

Padge has written some excellent stuff down the years when you have been on here to read it and pass your views on it.

 

He's merely refering to that.

 

Anyway there you go, I hope your business is doing well BTW. 


In Topic: Wakefield to share with Dewsbury?

Today, 08:10 AM

Looking at google maps Dewsbury's stadium is only about 5 miles away from Wakey's, so short term it looks like a good option,

 

Mike

 

It's about 7 miles from Hunslet to Batley and 8 from St.Helens to Widnes.

 

Moving out of town diminishes crowds badly, it may not be a distance thing it may be more subtle than that.

 

At least the moves by Hunslet and Saints eventually facilitated modern stadiums for the clubs, that the fans understood, this move is entirely different.

 

(If they go) Wakefield are leaving town because they are skint and there is no plan to come back. 

 

If the message is we are leaving as we are skint and we have no plans to come back it's entirely different.


In Topic: Wakefield to share with Dewsbury?

Today, 08:06 AM

what?

licensing list of victims?

 

Let's not make this another discussion about the systems.

 

Whoooooosh.

 

lets not tell people what they can and can't post