The Takeover & the future

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  1. John Wick

    John Wick Well-Known Member

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    Appreciate it,mate. I like to speak from the heart when it comes to stuff like this. Say what I see if you will. Because it was horrid. Small groups of us sat together still going that have gotten to know one another over the years, numbers dwindling around each week because people had had enough and I can't blame them. I'd stand there at full time after a crap 1-0 defeat in the.. let's call it what it is, 3rd division look around at people not even that fed up anymore, half expecting a loss and a couldn't give a ****e performance. But at no point did I think "this isn't for me anymore", it's my club and I'm thankful for a 23 year old billionaire sat watching Netflix one day and possibly thinking "this is for me". KTF
     
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  2. FTM2021

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    Its hilarious looking at the takeover thread on the Newcastle 606 site. There is not a single hope that takeover will ever go through yet they are all certain its happening

    Bless them. Imagine supporting a club with absolutely nothing to look forward to
     
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  3. Bank of England 2

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    I wouldn't say that, they are all looking forward to Bruce leaving! <laugh>
     
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  4. rowley

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    They are always a rich blessing to us.

    They will in the end be taken over mind. But if it is not the appalling Arabs, then whoever does turn up there will be onto the same hiding to nothing as the managers who have followed Keegan and now Benitez. They will never be good enough.

    And even if it is the Arabs, with all their loathing of the West and it's culture and values, it still won't be enough unless they win the Flower Show, the World Cup, Miss World and The Great British Bake Off, along with the Premier League and Champion's league. In the same season. And along with prize for best leek in the same year's Benwell Leek Club competition.
     
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  5. The Professor

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    :emoticon-0146-punch Joking arnt yer....had to move from north stand because of black cats bar, went to south stand...then had to move as kids want to go & no kids tickets there...happy settled in the south west now...leave the ****ers where they are:emoticon-0138-think
     
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  6. Jme

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    They should move the turnstiles in the north stand to level where the brick pillars are and create a wider fans area by bringing that walkway within the ground. Close the roadway to cars between there and the swimming pool on match days.
     
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  7. The Exile II

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    The Dangleberry.
     
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  8. Brixton Airshow

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    A proper derby next season?
     
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  9. DH4

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    Not many genuine Mags ( those there before the formation of the Geordie nayshun) remember winning anything, the 92ers see having somebody at the clerb who won something at another club (even if it is years ago) as them being "winners", hence the strange fixation on Benitez :emoticon-0102-bigsm
     
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  10. Southern Adam

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    Good article on Gooch in the Athletic today. My favourite quote from him:


    Gooch, and most of the squad, in fact, have various motivations — individual and collective, professional and personal. He has one year left on his contract but many other players’ deals are expiring in June. There is a growing awareness that, if promotion is secured, this will be a club that players once again want to join rather than leave.

    “We’ve just had a little chat, nothing out of the ordinary,” Gooch says of KLD. “But with the new owner coming in, I think it’s a big chance for everyone — players out of contract, players like me who have been here a long time — to set a marker. Because it’s going to be difficult to stay here if we go up. You’ve got to perform at a high level. There’s a new regime here and, no doubt, there’s going to be investment if we do well. At a club this size, you’ve got to be looking over your shoulder.”
     
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  11. Porterfield73

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    its unreal, its success by association. I'm not sure they'll ever appoint a manager who will match up to Rafa, simply because they've built him up to mythical demi-god status. It's ****ing hilarious.
     
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  12. The Redbaron

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    Whoa,whoa,whoa....I'm not having that.

    please log in to view this image
     
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  13. Gordon Armstrong

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    He doesn't look that embarrassed . . . . does he :emoticon-0136-giggl
     
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  14. John Wick

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    Lol that's my stand aswell.
     
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  15. DH4

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    A trerphy not a certficate <laugh>
     
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  16. MACKEMLAD1973

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    Our clubs are both in the north east of England
    We both haven't won a trophy in years
    We both have excellent fans supporting the club through thick and thin

    Which would you prefer

    One of our clubs is in the Premier League generally getting crap results every week
    Has an owner who doesn't communicate too well with the fans
    Believe they are the media darlings
    Think they should be champions league winners
    Lust after failed managers (Benitez & Shearer)
    Wanted a Geordie to manage the team.
    Never got one but a manager close to being one (He tells everybody he is)
    A manager with very selective memory (He never give up)
    A dinosaur manager who lives well in the past

    The other one is
    In the 3rd division and after a dreadful start are playing football that is very pleasing to the eye
    Winning most weeks and the best defence in the league
    Have a manager who is a proper coach and turned crap players into effective players
    A forward thinking manager
    Have an owner who has restructured (which is ongoing) and brought a new life and hope to everyone
    Have a feel good factor amongst everybody associated with the club
    Can see a vision and a future of real hope

    I don't care what they say I bet there are a few mags who would rather be in our position than ours

    OH AND WE HAVE JUST WON AT WEMBLEY
     
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  17. Nozs’ Hat

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    This is a cracking idea! I’ve been thinking, how could we create more space, add somewhere to sit with a drink after the match, even add a carpet and some heating. This would be ideal. Whenever we upgrade to the Black Cats bar, we spend ages after drinking, even moving round to Quinn’s bar when BC closes. Something like this would enable more folk to hang around and put money into the club, rather than bolting straight out at full time and off to some boozer.
     
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  18. Ozzymac

    Ozzymac Well-Known Member

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    Bring in the old USA tailgate parties prior to the match
     
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  19. Oliver's Army

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  20. MDoc99

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    Well have to say the takeover seems to be going well so far.....interesting to listen to all the interviews yesterday all commenting on it feeling like a new era that they are desperate to be a part of. Exciting times!
     
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