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Old Sep 14th 2008, 6:53 pm
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Ashley, the fat twat, has put the Toon up for sale, let's hope someone stupidly rich buys us like City....


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Have you read his statement?

Appears to me that toon fans have made a serious mistake.
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Old Sep 14th 2008, 7:15 pm
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Originally Posted by benzonar View Post
Have you read his statement?

Appears to me that toon fans have made a serious mistake.
its a shame in a way, read this and see what you think:

Difference of opinion

There's a lot of common sense and logic in what Ashley says, but there's a huge gap where the hoped-for clarification of the issues that forced Keegan to walk should be and the whole Wise situation is ignored.

One section stands out for us though:

The fans want this process to happen more quickly and they want huge amounts spent in the transfer market so that the club can compete at the top table of European football now.

Is that really true? It does attempt to perpetuate the line given to the press last week by an un-named club official about Keegan throwing his toys out of the pram when being denied funds for Thierry Henry etc.

But clawing back £12m for an England U21 midfielder and replacing him with a borrowed Uruguayan seems to be going to the opposite extreme to the megastars.

Quite simply, anyone who watched this team last season could not have failed to spot that it was weak in certain areas, both in terms of quality and head count.

As a self-proclaimed football fan of long-standing, Ashley would surely have picked that up for himself - even before speaking to the fans or the team of employees he brought in headed by Dennis Wise.

So the process that most expected in the last close season was to try and move on the players who had been nothing but a financial burden to the club, while also replacing them with halfway decent assets at a halfway decent price.

The youth recruitment efforts were welcomed by those who had an interest in it and certainly pre-injury, the Hungarian defender Tamas Kadar had shown genuine potential - even if a few of others looked less promising.

But parallel with that, there had to have been a sensible recruitment programme to improve the both quality and quantity of players available to the manager now.

Not necessarily megastars, but by the same token not unattached teens with colourful histories who play one game for the academy and then get on the first team bench. Oh, and not all from Spanish clubs....

When the transfer window closed, our net spend was less than various other Premier League clubs this season, clubs with a smaller fanbase, less season ticket holders, cheaper tickets, cheaper corporate sections, smaller corporate sections etc. etc.

Most people believed that Kevin Keegan's "million miles away" statement last season was right - but they also believed him when he talked about improving the club's league placing.

We would contend that most people didn't believe that the only way to do that was spending "huge amounts".

The one charge that is continually levelled at Newcastle fans by lazy outsiders is that they have unrealistic expectations and no patience.

Unfortunately the owner seems to have fallen for this line, ignoring the evidence of his eyes that Newcastle fans will shell out the price on the ticket if they believe they are seeing a team worth watching and moving forward - and not being led up the garden path.
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Default Re: Come on Sheikh....you know you want to!

Originally Posted by Spugsy View Post
Ashley, the fat twat, has put the Toon up for sale, let's hope someone stupidly rich buys us like City....


http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/foot...ed/7615618.stm
Dream on Sugsy.....its the Hammers the Sheikh is after, according to The Times end of last week, as he wont bother with the Liverpool car thieves...

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Exclusive: DIC consortium preparing new bids for Liverpool and West Ham
By James Nursey 13/09/2008 D Mirror

Liverpool and West Ham are braced for takeover bids this month from DIC after the Dubai consortium appointed hot-shot British businessman Robin Binks to clinch a deal.

Dubai Investment Capital, the private equity fund of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum are determined to own a Premier League club - particularly after the £200million takeover of Manchester City by Abu Dhabi United Group.

Dic, advised by London investment firm PCP, have set-up 'PCP-DIC Seven Ltd' to complete a buy-out.

Binks' first target is Liverpool but they have also since sounded out the Hammers

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Old Sep 14th 2008, 7:30 pm
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Dream on Sugsy.....its the Hammers the Sheikh is after, according to The Times end of last week, as he wont bother with the Liverpool car thieves...

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Exclusive: DIC consortium preparing new bids for Liverpool and West Ham
By James Nursey 13/09/2008 D Mirror

Liverpool and West Ham are braced for takeover bids this month from DIC after the Dubai consortium appointed hot-shot British businessman Robin Binks to clinch a deal.

Dubai Investment Capital, the private equity fund of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum are determined to own a Premier League club - particularly after the £200million takeover of Manchester City by Abu Dhabi United Group.

Dic, advised by London investment firm PCP, have set-up 'PCP-DIC Seven Ltd' to complete a buy-out.

Binks' first target is Liverpool but they have also since sounded out the Hammers

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why would he want you two bit ****ers?
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Originally Posted by benzonar View Post
Have you read his statement?

Appears to me that toon fans have made a serious mistake.
I dont like Ashley, and have even less time for that little bag of shite, Dennis Wise, BUT.....if that was my money, and it seems he shelled a shed load out on Newcastle to pay for past board's mistakes, then I would try and flog it too

How many fans would be prepared to lose that amount of their own money, even if they loved the club, and put up with the abuse that comes with it....not many of us I think
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Dream on Sugsy.....its the Hammers the Sheikh is after, according to The Times end of last week, as he wont bother with the Liverpool car thieves...

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Exclusive: DIC consortium preparing new bids for Liverpool and West Ham
By James Nursey 13/09/2008 D Mirror

Liverpool and West Ham are braced for takeover bids this month from DIC after the Dubai consortium appointed hot-shot British businessman Robin Binks to clinch a deal.

Dubai Investment Capital, the private equity fund of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum are determined to own a Premier League club - particularly after the £200million takeover of Manchester City by Abu Dhabi United Group.

Dic, advised by London investment firm PCP, have set-up 'PCP-DIC Seven Ltd' to complete a buy-out.

Binks' first target is Liverpool but they have also since sounded out the Hammers

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if he buys a london club he'll buy a bigger one. like Brentford
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Originally Posted by Spugsy View Post
why would he want you two bit ****ers?
Because we have a bigger fan base, we're in London, and have a history, unlike your under performing year in year mob.....
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if he buys a london club he'll buy a bigger one. like Brentford
Time will tell....
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I dont like Ashley, and have even less time for that little bag of shite, Dennis Wise, BUT.....if that was my money, and it seems he shelled a shed load out on Newcastle to pay for past board's mistakes, then I would try and flog it too

How many fans would be prepared to lose that amount of their own money, even if they loved the club, and put up with the abuse that comes with it....not many of us I think
aye you cant win really.
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Because we have a bigger fan base, we're in London, and have a history, unlike your under performing year in year mob.....
youre a two bit club with a shitty stadium, what history?
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Originally Posted by Inselaffen View Post
if he buys a london club he'll buy a bigger one. like Brentford
At least you will feel at home in Singapore with all the other Man U fans there.....
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At least you will feel at home in Singapore with all the other Man U fans there.....
shouldn't you be posting on a Daggers forum Essex boy?
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youre a two bit club with a shitty stadium, what history?
Your'e a shitty club with a stadium.....cos there is **** all else to do up there but go and see them play....

History, well we won the World Cup for s start, and since your last trophy, seem to recall we have won 2 FA Cup Finals, and runners up in another, had three visits to the Millenium Stadium.....just remind me when you last won anything ?

Oh yeah, you had Wor Jackie, and Shearer.....awesome !
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Originally Posted by Inselaffen View Post
shouldn't you be posting on a Daggers forum Essex boy?
Dagenham is about 2 miles nearer from where I was brought up......but you dont get the goosebumps on your arms and the tingle down your spine when you walk through their gates, as you do going through the gates at Upton Park
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