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by shildonlad
Sat Dec 12, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Jason Ainsley
Replies: 86
Views: 11444

Re: Jason Ainsley

I thnk eventually he could well have to look at building a new ground as well as going completely full time. From what I have heard the Brewery Field could never pass the requirements needed for league football due to its location and lack of parking. Not so sure, forest greens ground had bugger al...
by shildonlad
Fri Dec 11, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Jason Ainsley
Replies: 86
Views: 11444

Re: Jason Ainsley

PierremontQuaker03 wrote:
Fri Dec 11, 2020 1:04 pm
theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:21 pm
MARTIN GRAY - COME ON DOWN.
I was thinking that as well - I would not be surprised.
I thought he had retired from management
by shildonlad
Fri Dec 11, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Jason Ainsley
Replies: 86
Views: 11444

Re: Jason Ainsley

Sam Collins might fancy another crack at management I believe Evenwood Utd will have plenty of applicants with Football league experience, a good chairman who still has cash to splash and a large squad why would you not want to get involved. No one really local springs to mind unless brad will cast...
by shildonlad
Fri Dec 11, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Jason Ainsley
Replies: 86
Views: 11444

Re: Jason Ainsley

Never saw this comeing. Now if they are going full time then ainsley could not have committed to a full time managerial role and someone else would have been needed but surely the team are not suddenly turning pro part way through the season. A part time to full time transition normally occurs befor...
by shildonlad
Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: So it's poolies on bbc
Replies: 6
Views: 1827

Re: So it's poolies on bbc

lo36789 wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 1:38 pm
Have Ilkeston got a decent record in recent years. Not sure if I am confusing them with Stourbridge.
Not really only been going 3 year, must be the furthest they have got
by shildonlad
Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: SEASON POSTPONED?
Replies: 69
Views: 13041

Re: SEASON POSTPONED?

Some valid points particularly about pubs: -Im really sick of hearing “we can sit in a packed pub but not go to football”. What packed pubs? Hardly as if a pub will have anywhere near the amount in of even a northern league Game. Have these idiots spouting this s*** been to a pub lately? -i think th...
by shildonlad
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Macclesfield Town
Replies: 24
Views: 4295

Re: Macclesfield Town

Really sad and terrible timing as I assume they're now too late to compete at any level this season as a phoenix club. I really wish the FA would try and be understanding regarding phoenix clubs. It's bad enough clubs going pop, but it is a reality. This is Bury all over again, who had to sit out a...
by shildonlad
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Macclesfield Town
Replies: 24
Views: 4295

Re: Macclesfield Town

Is this a possible way back; Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:45 pm Statement from Silkmen Supporters Trust - The SST are devastated by the decision of the court to wind up Macclesfield Town Football Club. The responsibility for this lies at the feet of one person – Amar Alkadhi. We are currently looking into wha...
by shildonlad
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Macclesfield Town
Replies: 24
Views: 4295

Re: Macclesfield Town

£340k of the debt was owed to two individuals a lender and their ex-manager (John Askey) and then a further £190k to HMRC. I thought Sol Campbell also say he didn't ever get paid his salary from them - that doesn't appear to be true based on report. You wonder what the situation was with Askey base...
by shildonlad
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Macclesfield Town
Replies: 24
Views: 4295

Re: Macclesfield Town

:)
Darlo_Pete wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:07 pm
Ok thanks for that. Sad to see them go under, enjoyed my trips to Macclesfield, although there ground to be fair wasn't up too much.
Only went there once but been to far worse even in the footall
League. Had a decent main stand with a canny function suite/bar
by shildonlad
Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Macclesfield Town
Replies: 24
Views: 4295

Re: Macclesfield Town

Cant believe a ex manager is owed Nearly as much as the tax man. Was he on premier league wages or summat. Enjoyed my visit there when they won the national league. Is 500k really alot for a club to go under these days even in the national league
by shildonlad
Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Ground share
Replies: 340
Views: 51893

Re: Ground share

From what i gather the rules out today on crowd restrictions are just for step 3 and below which would be ok for the bulk of clubs at that level but not for step 2 and above, lets hope common sense prevails for above step 3
by shildonlad
Thu Aug 13, 2020 6:01 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Ground share
Replies: 340
Views: 51893

Re: Ground share

Is this a bad time to mention it was opened illegally? :silent: https://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/6954032.council-found-guilty-reynolds-arena/ It should never have got planning permission. I spoke with a guy who worked on the infrastructure design. Plans/recommendations for access roads were p...
by shildonlad
Wed Aug 12, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Ground share
Replies: 340
Views: 51893

Re: Ground share

Is this a bad time to mention it was opened illegally? :silent: https://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/6954032.council-found-guilty-reynolds-arena/ It should never have got planning permission. I spoke with a guy who worked on the infrastructure design. Plans/recommendations for access roads were p...
by shildonlad
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Playoffs
Replies: 145
Views: 33603

Re: Playoffs

What ex chairman? If you mean graeme wood he is just there as honary life president
by shildonlad
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Playoffs
Replies: 145
Views: 33603

Re: Playoffs

I really enjoyed yesterdays game, a good advert for non league football. As someone else said: crowds, history etc does not put a team in the football league these days. After the crap last season with notts im sure they were glad to even make the play offs and if they keep the same management im s...
by shildonlad
Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Who will follow Wigan Athletic into administration?
Replies: 126
Views: 28582

Re: Who will follow Wigan Athletic into administration?

jjljks wrote:
Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:09 am
According to the Echo, DMP RUFC have a salary budget of £350,000 & also need funds to maintain and repair the Arena.
Surely the arena needs a overhaul i.e steel work painted and that to get a safety certificate, would be costly i can imagine
by shildonlad
Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Ground share
Replies: 340
Views: 51893

Re: Ground share

Coventry got there first anyway! The Ricoh Arena is actually closer than both St Andrew's and Sixfields but it is no longer listed is a football league ground. Still Suprised coventry can get away with no ground of there own in the city i thought you had to have a ten year security of tenure in the...
by shildonlad
Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Who will follow Wigan Athletic into administration?
Replies: 126
Views: 28582

Re: Who will follow Wigan Athletic into administration?

jjljks wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:25 pm
Exactly, Shildonlad. The only ones who will suffer are the Addicks fans. How on earth did the previous owner get to keep The Valley and the training ground when it was "taken over". Some crap lawyers involved!
Something sure amis, seems another bury situation
by shildonlad
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Who will follow Wigan Athletic into administration?
Replies: 126
Views: 28582

Re: Who will follow Wigan Athletic into administration?

Charlton could be chucked out of the efl if they are not taken over within the next month or so. The owners have failed the fit and proper test, so if they failed how were they allowed to take over in the 1st place? https://talksport.com/football/efl/743108/charlton-future-in-doubt-as-three-individu...
by shildonlad
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Playoffs
Replies: 145
Views: 33603

Re: Playoffs

I really enjoyed yesterdays game, a good advert for non league football. As someone else said: crowds, history etc does not put a team in the football league these days. After the crap last season with notts im sure they were glad to even make the play offs and if they keep the same management im s...
by shildonlad
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Playoffs
Replies: 145
Views: 33603

Re: Playoffs

With TV money and the backing of Mr Weaver I am sure they will be fine. Crowds may not exceed 2000 if fans are allowed but look at Accrington. Harrogate are going to share with Donny Rovers, 45 miles away, until the plaggy pitch is replaced, so gates of 2000 might be a tad optimistic. According to ...
by shildonlad
Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Playoffs
Replies: 145
Views: 33603

Re: Playoffs

How many players will Harrogate retain from their present squad as they will definitely want to improve the team. Depends what their ambition is. I suspect their current squad would be mid table, certainly comfortably safe, in League Two as they are. As they have been full time anyway so there shou...
by shildonlad
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Playoffs
Replies: 145
Views: 33603

Re: Playoffs

I really enjoyed yesterdays game, a good advert for non league football. As someone else said: crowds, history etc does not put a team in the football league these days. After the crap last season with notts im sure they were glad to even make the play offs and if they keep the same management im su...
by shildonlad
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Playoffs
Replies: 145
Views: 33603

Re: Playoffs

How many players will Harrogate retain from their present squad as they will definitely want to improve the team. Depends what their ambition is. I suspect their current squad would be mid table, certainly comfortably safe, in League Two as they are. As they have been full time anyway so there shou...
by shildonlad
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Who will follow Wigan Athletic into administration?
Replies: 126
Views: 28582

Re: Who will follow Wigan Athletic into administration?

I know its a long hike for many but jesus i would not whish there plight on anyone
by shildonlad
Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Increasingly unlikely playoffs
Replies: 87
Views: 24017

Re: Increasingly unlikely playoffs

Would be a bonus if Boston Utd went up through the play-offs as it is like King's Lynn, a helluva way to go for an away game. Equally, Brackley would not be a great loss, although quite a few Darlo exiles in the South do make it to that fixture. Thought Chester were against play-offs due to the cos...
by shildonlad
Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Increasingly unlikely playoffs
Replies: 87
Views: 24017

Re: Increasingly unlikely playoffs

At this level I think a lot of players are on 52 week contracts ( even part time players) but this varies by club. How many is a lot. I suspect the vast majority are on 40 weeks contracts (which is why at this level you do see many players announced in May / June time). Rather than 1st July which i...
by shildonlad
Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Darlington Formed 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 9476

Re: Darlington Formed 2012

No, your opinions are not facts. One thing I DO agree with you, is yes, we may as well have been liquidated like Halifax, Chester, Hereford, for all the good that remaining the same club did us. The reason that the FA didn't give us a heavy points deduction like they did with Bournemouth, Leeds and...
by shildonlad
Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Darlington Formed 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 9476

Re: Darlington Formed 2012

Ok name me another club thats the same club, not a phoenix club that has been demoted 3 divisions since 2012? Ok name me a club that is not the same club that has paid the debt of a club which is liquidated. I guess the company that owned the football club was not liquidated, same as bury aint been...