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« Reply #26440 on: January 16, 2020, 22:43:08 pm »

In the frankly unlikely scenario that the main protagonists on here may be seriously interested in this topic, there’s a book available as well?

https://www.amazon.com/dp/041558180X/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_awdo_rvoiEbDVCQGEE
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« Reply #26441 on: January 17, 2020, 05:58:03 am »

In summary of 26,440 postings, it would take about £10 million (from an individual or group of fans) to buy the club, clear the debt and finish the East Stand!

Plus you will need to invest in the team..................I won't hold my breath!

my investment will be in going to Orient, Macclesfield, Walsall..........................
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« Reply #26442 on: January 17, 2020, 08:37:53 am »

Tom Reed quoting it would cost just £100K to install the latest safe standing in the whole of the North Stand...

No brainer then surely?
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« Reply #26443 on: January 17, 2020, 09:08:35 am »

Tom Reed quoting it would cost just £100K to install the latest safe standing in the whole of the North Stand...

No brainer then surely?

I really can't stand reading Tom Reed's self-important, passive-aggressive posturing in the Nenequirer stuff he writes. Take this little gem:

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There seems to be a sticking point about a certain number of fans who have indicated that they would walk away from the club if safe standing was introduced to an area where they currently sit. You’d like to think that with the right compensation and education as to the benefits of safe standing, longstanding fans would continue their loyalty to the club in an alternative seat and let the club offer a fair choice of whether to stand or sit safely as they do to great success at the Saints.

Yes, those people that sit in the North who aren't in favour of safe standing (i.e. who don't agree with Tom) are clearly just ignorant and with the "right education" will see the error of their selfish opinions...  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #26444 on: January 17, 2020, 10:25:17 am »

Tom Reed quoting it would cost just £100K to install the latest safe standing in the whole of the North Stand...

No brainer then surely?

What would be the benefit(s) of spending £100k to install something that doesn't increase capacity?
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« Reply #26445 on: January 17, 2020, 10:33:44 am »

Tom Reed quoting it would cost just £100K to install the latest safe standing in the whole of the North Stand...

No brainer then surely?


Obviously because he says it so, then it must be correct(plus it is in the Nenquirer and they never let the truth get in the way of a good story). The guy is a self opinionated numpty.
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« Reply #26446 on: January 17, 2020, 10:54:34 am »

the folk on here are obviously not self opiniated numpties like pro journalists, can i be the first to say that in less than a year a thread will start titled " where did all that fa cup money go to ?. Then all the blaming will start, the trust will get pompous and get on their high horse, and buckets will be shaken outside sixfields ! we are all powerless to stop this so we just yap on , love you all
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« Reply #26447 on: January 17, 2020, 11:01:11 am »

Any updates from The Trust?

Meeting with NTFC

The Trust is hoping for a meeting with NTFC officials within the next few weeks to learn more about the development opportunities at Sixfields. We will let you know once we have a meeting arranged, or otherwise.


East stand development

The board received an update on the status of the east stand develoopment on the back of a Freedom of Information application to Northampton Borough Council. A media release will follow shortly.
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« Reply #26448 on: January 17, 2020, 12:17:11 pm »

I really can't stand reading Tom Reed's self-important, passive-aggressive posturing in the Nenequirer stuff he writes. Take this little gem:

Yes, those people that sit in the North who aren't in favour of safe standing (i.e. who don't agree with Tom) are clearly just ignorant and with the "right education" will see the error of their selfish opinions...  Roll Eyes

It is not about Tom Reed so why single him out for your spite?

https://twitter.com/standsixfields/status/829253533421682690


Let me add I prefer to sit but plenty of supporters would like safe-standing as is apparent from the results of the survey which seem to me to be sending a very clear signal.
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« Reply #26449 on: January 17, 2020, 12:35:21 pm »

It is not about Tom Reed so why single him out for your spite?

https://twitter.com/standsixfields/status/829253533421682690


Let me add I prefer to sit but plenty of supporters would like safe-standing as is apparent from the results of the survey which seem to me to be sending a very clear signal.

Well, it is actually, since he's one of the 4 listed contributors to that Twitter page. I was actually replying to this though, which pretty explicitly states it's about Tom Reed and is presumably referring to the article he wrote in the Nenequirer yesterday as it quotes the number he gave:

 
Tom Reed quoting it would cost just £100K to install the latest safe standing in the whole of the North Stand...

No brainer then surely?

Oh, and lies, damned lies and statistics... a pretty graph can be very convincing, but as someone has pointed out in the comment directly underneath the graph you've shared the link to, it actually represents a sample of people in favour that is equivalent to around 7% of our average home gate! I've no idea if that is reflective of the results garnered by the wider survey the club carried out, but in and of itself it really isn't a "clear signal".
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« Reply #26450 on: January 17, 2020, 12:45:34 pm »

It'd cost more than whatever that numpty has quoted, as it won't increase capacity, and standing tickets should cost less than a seat.
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« Reply #26451 on: January 17, 2020, 13:03:02 pm »

Well, it is actually, since he's one of the 4 listed contributors to that Twitter page. I was actually replying to this though, which pretty explicitly states it's about Tom Reed and is presumably referring to the article he wrote in the Nenequirer yesterday as it quotes the number he gave:

 
Oh, and lies, damned lies and statistics... a pretty graph can be very convincing, but as someone has pointed out in the comment directly underneath the graph you've shared the link to, it actually represents a sample of people in favour that is equivalent to around 7% of our average home gate! I've no idea if that is reflective of the results garnered by the wider survey the club carried out, but in and of itself it really isn't a "clear signal".


Stop muddying the water.  The survey was carried out by the club and now, mysteriously, has been removed from its website.
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« Reply #26452 on: January 17, 2020, 13:23:40 pm »


Stop muddying the water.  The survey was carried out by the club and now, mysteriously, has been removed from its website.

Sorry, hadn't noticed the link on the Tweet; that graph IS taken from the official survey. Bloody hell, I'd have thought they'd have got a better response than that from what must be a fairly lengthy mailing list. 529 respondents is pitiful and suggests that apathy reigns more than anything else.
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« Reply #26453 on: January 17, 2020, 14:18:58 pm »

Sorry, hadn't noticed the link on the Tweet; that graph IS taken from the official survey. Bloody hell, I'd have thought they'd have got a better response than that from what must be a fairly lengthy mailing list. 529 respondents is pitiful and suggests that apathy reigns more than anything else.

I believe that for that one they only surveyed the season ticket holders who reside in the North Stand...
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« Reply #26454 on: January 17, 2020, 14:36:08 pm »

Sorry, hadn't noticed the link on the Tweet; that graph IS taken from the official survey. Bloody hell, I'd have thought they'd have got a better response than that from what must be a fairly lengthy mailing list. 529 respondents is pitiful and suggests that apathy reigns more than anything else.

If, as Deepcut thinks, the survey was of North Stand STHs the response from 529 supporters was unusually high as these things go and demonstrates high interest with 85% of that number in favour.  BOTN is approaching the issue with pre-conceived ideas and a personal antipathy towards an individual. Not a sound or sensible approach.
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« Reply #26455 on: January 17, 2020, 14:43:21 pm »

I'm a North Stand back row season ticket holder & stated within the survey that I stand during the whole game but use my seat prior to kick off & at half time...

If I can still have my allocated "space" with a rail in front of me, to stand/lean against during the game, but my actual seat still available to flip down and use at other times then I'm more than happy...been in same seat since Sixfields opened & I ain't getting any younger, so appreciate the sit down during half time  Grin

This wasn't given as an option from the survey, just a case of do you want safe standing or not!
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« Reply #26456 on: January 17, 2020, 14:53:57 pm »

I believe that for that one they only surveyed the season ticket holders who reside in the North Stand...

Ah, in that case, it's a pretty respectable response rate.

It's a bit of an odd thing to do though - obviously existing season ticket holders in the North are the key stakeholders but you'd have thought they'd have asked the wider season ticket/supporter population if they'd be interested in using a safe standing area if there was one in the North.

If the first question was along the lines of "would you have any interest in using a safe standing area" you could always just ignore anyone who says "no" due to their "preconceived ideas" (as I clearly have  Roll Eyes) and then take the views onboard on the following questions from the remaining respondents.

Surely the idea of introducing safe standing is to attract additional supporters, not just about taking seats away...
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« Reply #26457 on: January 17, 2020, 15:21:59 pm »

https://www.ntfc.co.uk/news/2019/october2/safe_standing_survey/

In October the survey was sent out only to the STH in the Sheinman Opticians Stand via email.
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« Reply #26458 on: January 17, 2020, 15:28:43 pm »

It’s all deflection away from the real issue which is the redevelopment and especially that fooking awful east stand.
If it’s about business case this make even less sense than finishing the east.
Most of the fans in the back of the north stand anyway, IMO a waste of money to put rail seating in.
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« Reply #26459 on: January 17, 2020, 15:49:20 pm »

It’s all deflection away from the real issue which is the redevelopment and especially that fooking awful east stand.
If it’s about business case this make even less sense than finishing the east.
Most of the fans in the back of the north stand anyway, IMO a waste of money to put rail seating in.

I agree...
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