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Keith T

Red's for sale!

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i offered them a tenner before but sadly they had no change.

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The Red's board of directors, three of them, are to stand down and they are looking for a new investor.

http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/sport/reds/workington-reds-looking-for-new-board-as-directors-step-down-1.1054781?referrerPath=home

 

Dale Brotherton is currently in talks with a new investor with regards to selling his shares in the club. The club has no debt and has a fair bit of cash in the bank, But any deal needs to be completed with in the next few weeks as all director are standing down at the end of may think.

 

HD has poor health at the moment and is doing the right thing.

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Hope the blokes health recovers and I wish him no ill but IMO he was a dinosaur in his thinking and was very short sighted with the shared stadium plan. Won't it be ironic if the new owner can see past the end of his nose and wants to explore using the stadium all year round. Unfortunately DP is in the middle of its facelift and now they have missed the boat - shame!!

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BP has also just been granted a new lease to the reds and funding is in place for the "new stand". Weather it goes up is a totally different matter

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No debt as in bank loans or no debt as in directors loans. I find it difficult to believe they don't owe anyone anything....

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Why don't we buy them move them to derwent park, make a decent stadium out of it and go from there, works with Doncaster look at there ground it's amazing!! Decent ticket offer for both teams and speedway, would be well worth it.

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No debt as in bank loans or no debt as in directors loans. I find it difficult to believe they don't owe anyone anything....

No debt full stop. All debts were paid with the bridge money. The club also have quite a fair bit in the bank.

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So it was them that were holding the council to random then. They mustve got a pretty penny if they could pay all the directors loans off.

Good idea regarding Town buying them though although it could prove a millstone if they continue with the poor attendances

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Like I said we have a ticket offer for both or all 3 including speedway it's gotta to be win win! The old school fans need to get with the times it's a tight time for cash and we need a stadium with the times also

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multi use stadiums are the way forward. maintaining a stadium that gets used once a fortnight on average ( and not at all in some months) is a weight round any small clubs neck. ground sharing and holding other events would help a lot with finances.

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I hope someone who can make things happen is reading this, we have a World Cup stadium why not now see the light and push on!! Tesco could take on borough park and make it a decent hypermarket and then put in to make derwent park a complex and they could sponsor it!!

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I hope someone who can make things happen is reading this, we have a World Cup stadium why not now see the light and push on!! Tesco could take on borough park and make it a decent hypermarket and then put in to make derwent park a complex and they could sponsor it!!

Why would Reds give up borough park when they have just signed a new lease and secured funding for a new grandstand.

Dale brotherton has nearly £70,000 worth of shares in the club. If a buyer isn't found do you really think he will just let his investment go down then pan?

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Why would Reds give up borough park when they have just signed a new lease and secured funding for a new grandstand.

Dale brotherton has nearly £70,000 worth of shares in the club. If a buyer isn't found do you really think he will just let his investment go down then pan?

typical.

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But those shares will be a paper value and won't be worth that in reality unless the club makes bumper profits.

Is the grandstand fully funded or do reds need to make a contribution? If they do how much is that contribution and do they have that sitting in their bank account?

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Because reality is we do not need 2 dating stadiums and one decent stadium would be more then enough! We need to get with the times!

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We is barroom bloom or bob Jamison when u need them? World have also said brooks mileston but that fella died a few years ago RIP

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Because reality is we do not need 2 dating stadiums and one decent stadium would be more then enough! We need to get with the times!

 Let's not rake over old ground. The chance of a new stadium and the sporting facilities that went with it, are gone, and now it looks like the Luddites who opposed it are gone too. We all need to just move on and not think of what might have been.

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We are a World Cup stadium , fact !!! Roll on October !!

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We are a World Cup stadium , fact !!! Roll on October !!

David he is just fishing for bites. 

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thing is derwent park aint a world cup stadium,the reds ground would be alot better for both clubs to share and invest in. 

 

Get over it, Derwent Park is a World Cup stadium thanks to our neighbours down the road. :lol:

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But those shares will be a paper value and won't be worth that in reality unless the club makes bumper profits.

Is the grandstand fully funded or do reds need to make a contribution? If they do how much is that contribution and do they have that sitting in their bank account?

Reds have to contribute £100k we get a grant for just being members of the conference and I believe the rest had been obtained from the energy coast fund.

As some one else has said the new stadium is gone dead a burried. It's like mentioning the war to a German talking about the shared stadium on here.

We will see what happens in the coming weeks.

Best of luck for Sunday. Do Cumbria proud!

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Hahahaven at least we have a World Cup stadium, jampots was a crayon drawn plan which cost some many hundred thousand quid

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thing is derwent park aint a world cup stadium,the reds ground would be alot better for both clubs to share and invest in.

oh dear another jampot username. DP is a WC stadium as we are hosting it because you lot failed miserably again.

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oh dear another jampot username. DP is a WC stadium as we are hosting it because you lot failed miserably again.

And once again we as a club had to uphold the honour and integrity of the game in our ara, and to save us from more shameful failure of Whitehaven RLFC/Whitehaven 2010/2014 or whatever it will be next year.

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