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« Reply #29280 on: September 23, 2021, 02:55:29 am »

I can see the possibility of a few defamation cases flying around in the next few weeks?

 Grin I wouldn't waste your time Evers, you'll be laughed out of court.
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« Reply #29281 on: September 25, 2021, 21:18:26 pm »

The Dubai fellow is too old now and wants shot of this shambles. One aim now. Release the Chiroptera.
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« Reply #29282 on: September 25, 2021, 21:59:30 pm »

The Dubai fellow is too old now and wants shot of this shambles. One aim now. Release the Chiroptera.

What an assinine statement. You are better than this.
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« Reply #29283 on: September 26, 2021, 11:47:53 am »

Grin I wouldn't waste your time Evers, you'll be laughed out of court.

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« Reply #29284 on: September 26, 2021, 18:38:16 pm »

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It would be difficult to claim your reputation is ruined by comments on an unofficial message board with a couple of thousand views. You should try reading some of the unofficial Prem boards, it will make you hair curl.
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« Reply #29285 on: September 26, 2021, 20:30:34 pm »

It would be difficult to claim your reputation is ruined by comments on an unofficial message board with a couple of thousand views. You should try reading some of the unofficial Prem boards, it will make you hair curl.


I think Steve Massey got the wrong end of the stick. It was not my reputation in question; hence the ? I just remember the Blackpool Case involving their Chairman and yes it did end up in court! 

PS   Grin How did you know I need a haircut.  Cool
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« Reply #29286 on: September 27, 2021, 02:53:01 am »

Larry was correct.. no stick involved. Your reputation here is already in tatters.  Cheesy

If I remember correctly Evers, you were threatening people with court cases all over the place during our discussions about the now disgraced former Chairman arrested in connection with financial irregularities.

Are you a claim anything slips, trips and falls man, pushing up everyone's premiums?

https://www.national-accident-helpline.co.uk/making-a-claim
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« Reply #29287 on: September 27, 2021, 18:33:10 pm »

Larry was correct.. no stick involved. Your reputation here is already in tatters.  Cheesy

If I remember correctly Evers, you were threatening people with court cases all over the place during our discussions about the now disgraced former Chairman arrested in connection with financial irregularities.

Are you a claim anything slips, trips and falls man, pushing up everyone's premiums?

https://www.national-accident-helpline.co.uk/making-a-claim

Not sure what you are on about; I certainly never threatened people with court cases during the Cardoza era; so you are not correct. An apology is appreciated..
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« Reply #29288 on: October 01, 2021, 19:08:34 pm »

Redevelopment of sorts.... The old South Car Park is set to get it's own warehouse!!

https://www.northamptonchron.co.uk/news/politics/council/plans-submitted-to-build-warehouse-on-top-of-northampton-car-park-notorious-for-fly-tipping-3404568
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« Reply #29289 on: October 02, 2021, 00:10:37 am »

Iíve mentioned this before but FFS. In most bridging Towns and Cities the river is the focal point and part of the identity and civic pride of the community. Take Melbourne, a walk along the Yarra is fantastic pretty much whichever stretch you pick. Parks, hotels, bars, restaurants, retail, Sea Life Aquarium, Crown Casino, Olympic Park, I could list the attractions all day. Any photographs of Melbourne invariably include the river and that goes for almost every town with one running through it. There is that whole stretch of river from Carlsberg right through to Sixfields crying out for development. With a bit of imagination think what you could do with it, with Sixfields and the Saints integrated into the whole scheme. Northampton Town Centre is dying yet an effective travel link from South Bridge along the old Bedford line through the development and similarly from All Saints to South Bridge such as a tram line could effectively link the 2 and be the catalyst to regenerate and kick start the whole town. Instead of blowing any available money on a stand, if the club was smart it could invest in a protected stake holding in that development and generate an income outside of football to support the club financially for generations to come. All it needs is a progressive thinking council, like minded developers, some motivation and a few dreams. On the other hand letís build another warehouse. Northampton has a motto of Castello Fortior Concordia - Peace is stronger than a fortress. Perhaps it should be changed, how do you say ďfcuk it thatíll doĒ in Latin? Maybe I am deluded, but you just want to put your head in your hands and weep.
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« Reply #29290 on: October 02, 2021, 00:36:35 am »

Iíve mentioned this before but FFS. In most bridging Towns and Cities the river is the focal point and part of the identity and civic pride of the community. Take Melbourne, a walk along the Yarra is fantastic pretty much whichever stretch you pick. Parks, hotels, bars, restaurants, retail, Sea Life Aquarium, Crown Casino, Olympic Park, I could list the attractions all day. Any photographs of Melbourne invariably include the river and that goes for almost every town with one running through it. There is that whole stretch of river from Carlsberg right through to Sixfields crying out for development. With a bit of imagination think what you could do with it, with Sixfields and the Saints integrated into the whole scheme. Northampton Town Centre is dying yet an effective travel link from South Bridge along the old Bedford line through the development and similarly from All Saints to South Bridge such as a tram line could effectively link the 2 and be the catalyst to regenerate and kick start the whole town. Instead of blowing any available money on a stand, if the club was smart it could invest in a protected stake holding in that development and generate an income outside of football to support the club financially for generations to come. All it needs is a progressive thinking council, like minded developers, some motivation and a few dreams. On the other hand letís build another warehouse. Northampton has a motto of Castello Fortior Concordia - Peace is stronger than a fortress. Perhaps it should be changed, how do you say ďfcuk it thatíll doĒ in Latin? Maybe I am deluded, but you just want to put your head in your hands and weep.

Carrow Road Norwich would be a good UK example, next to a canal and bars restaurants along the embankment a short walk away from the ground..amazing idea  Huh? Huh?
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« Reply #29291 on: October 02, 2021, 10:57:45 am »

I think we would first have to raise the profile of the club itself in order for it to fit with the utopian dream. At the moment most planners would probably want to exclude it from being any part of that.
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« Reply #29292 on: October 02, 2021, 11:16:40 am »

I think we would first have to raise the profile of the club itself in order for it to fit with the utopian dream. At the moment most planners would probably want to exclude it from being any part of that.

Depends what conditions the council want to apply to the redevelopment of the area. They either want the land deal to benefit the club or they donít? In any event with Sixfields & the Saints slap bang in the middle of it they either integrate it into the wider development or they donít get planning permission for the gig, itís not complicated.
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« Reply #29293 on: October 02, 2021, 11:32:58 am »

Totally agree Melly, as I have said, this land deal is a once in a generation opportunity and filling the land with warehouses right up to a very basic East stand benefits no-one, ok just 2 people not even living in the county let alone the country  Grin

The problem is that it's too big an idea, the council even now will want to protect the town centre.  Angry

A compromise could be that some of the 22 acres is used for warehousing to generate a profit BUT the money MUST go into the football club to create facilities that not only benefit the club but also the people of Northampton.

We can add to the land deal funds with partnering with others, hotels or restaurants, conference etc, get various sporting grants, crowdfund, bond issues etc. Other club have done it and are doing it

Why not us?  Pie in sky??  Whats the alternative?

We lie back and allow KT to tickle our tummies, then walking away have bagged around £15m from NTFC. And we get 202 extra seats and 8 corporate boxes?   Wake up people please !!!!!

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« Reply #29294 on: October 02, 2021, 11:52:56 am »

Totally agree Melly, as I have said, this land deal is a once in a generation opportunity and filling the land with warehouses right up to a very basic East stand benefits no-one, ok just 2 people not even living in the county let alone the country  Grin

The problem is that it's too big an idea, the council even now will want to protect the town centre.  Angry

A compromise could be that some of the 22 acres is used for warehousing to generate a profit BUT the money MUST go into the football club to create facilities that not only benefit the club but also the people of Northampton.

We can add to the land deal funds with partnering with others, hotels or restaurants, conference etc, get various sporting grants, crowdfund, bond issues etc. Other club have done it and are doing it

Why not us?  Pie in sky??  Whats the alternative?

We lie back and allow KT to tickle our tummies, then walking away have bagged around £15m from NTFC. And we get 202 extra seats and 8 corporate boxes?   Wake up people please !!!!!


Quite a few live away from the UK on here!

Ps I don't think your repetitive mantra works on here! Are you really a Trust Board Member?
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« Reply #29295 on: October 02, 2021, 12:15:28 pm »

Evers, was I right about DC and you were constantly tried to belittle me then

Please stop doing it now

Yes I am board member, yes I had a big hand in the presentation.

I wonít apologise for challenging both our owners and supporters to want and do more

What are your thoughts on the fact we have the smallest ground capacity to population of any established league club ? 

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« Reply #29296 on: October 02, 2021, 12:31:23 pm »

Evers, was I right about DC and you were constantly tried to belittle me then

Please stop doing it now

Yes I am board member, yes I had a big hand in the presentation.

I wonít apologise for challenging both our owners and supporters to want and do more

What are your thoughts on the fact we have the smallest ground capacity to population of any established league club ? 


Iíll answer that one. Sixfields was initially too conservative and no one has come up with the cash to do anything about it. Forget the ground Random, as I said recently football canít fund itself through cash on the gate no matter how fancy the boxes or comfy the seats. Even the Prem clubs canít do that and rely on TV. If football is to survive and flourish at this level it has to be innovative and evolve beyond the current strategies, especially at this level. Establish revenue streams outside of football and once thatís achieved then develop. If there is money to be had then be creative otherwise it will be yet another wasted opportunity, and I donít know how many more we have. Please forget the ground, itís a red herring at this point in time.
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« Reply #29297 on: October 02, 2021, 12:31:47 pm »

Iíve mentioned this before but FFS. In most bridging Towns and Cities the river is the focal point and part of the identity and civic pride of the community. Take Melbourne, a walk along the Yarra is fantastic pretty much whichever stretch you pick. Parks, hotels, bars, restaurants, retail, Sea Life Aquarium, Crown Casino, Olympic Park, I could list the attractions all day. Any photographs of Melbourne invariably include the river and that goes for almost every town with one running through it. There is that whole stretch of river from Carlsberg right through to Sixfields crying out for development. With a bit of imagination think what you could do with it, with Sixfields and the Saints integrated into the whole scheme. Northampton Town Centre is dying yet an effective travel link from South Bridge along the old Bedford line through the development and similarly from All Saints to South Bridge such as a tram line could effectively link the 2 and be the catalyst to regenerate and kick start the whole town. Instead of blowing any available money on a stand, if the club was smart it could invest in a protected stake holding in that development and generate an income outside of football to support the club financially for generations to come. All it needs is a progressive thinking council, like minded developers, some motivation and a few dreams. On the other hand letís build another warehouse. Northampton has a motto of Castello Fortior Concordia - Peace is stronger than a fortress. Perhaps it should be changed, how do you say ďfcuk it thatíll doĒ in Latin? Maybe I am deluded, but you just want to put your head in your hands and weep.

Bloody Hell Melly!
Forget fans rep on the Board, you ought to be Lord Mayor of Northampton!
Sadly such vision would be misplaced in this town though. It hurts to say this but MK would probably have the attitude of 'when can we start', whereas Northampton would be very much 'ow much is that gunna cost?'
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« Reply #29298 on: October 02, 2021, 12:37:15 pm »

Totally agree Melly, as I have said, this land deal is a once in a generation opportunity and filling the land with warehouses right up to a very basic East stand benefits no-one, ok just 2 people not even living in the county let alone the country !



You mean ďcountry, let alone the countyĒ.

Youíre far from unique in your perspective. Itís just a shame that it took so long for you and the Trusty pies to catch on. I couldnít have made it any clearer that the path to getting the best deal, had to be through the landlords of the land and the stadium. Finally the penny has dropped.
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« Reply #29299 on: October 02, 2021, 12:40:30 pm »

Bloody Hell Melly!
Forget fans rep on the Board, you ought to be Lord Mayor of Northampton!
Sadly such vision would be misplaced in this town though. It hurts to say this but MK would probably have the attitude of 'when can we start', whereas Northampton would be very much 'ow much is that gunna cost?'
irrumabo ut faciam, indeed! (according to Google)
Do you know what EB, I have no idea if itís a good idea or not, this is all back of an envelope stuff. However at least look at the options and evaluate the wish list. If it stacks up and is a good idea then the only limitations are the scale of your ambition.
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