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Owling_Wolf

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#121 31/03/2020 at 13:29

ITV are showing Euro 96 in full this summer.

Andyben, 31/03/2020 at 08:59

I'll drink to that, (assuming I still can.) Don't tell me any scores, though!  

We must not give opposition teams hope. We have to kill them. 

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tylluan

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#122 31/03/2020 at 13:47

What happens to Bury out of interest if the seasons never counted, could they claim their place back?
holmesfield_owl, 30/03/2020 at 19:09




EFL will make the rules up as they always do, Bury won't be re-admitted and Bolton will be expected to start with the same deduction.
Otto_Man, 30/03/2020 at 19:59


Bolton just been taken over in a £17m deal of staggered payments, including the hotel. They were told last Tuesday they had eleven days to get the deal done.
Head of the consortium is a property developer who owns several property and property management companies and that stadium is sitting on a prime bit of brown field estate.

Bury fans group demanding they be let back in as they've raised the £7m Dale wants for the club and they've an investor ready to fund a playing roster. 

Post edited on 31/03/2020 at 13:48 by tylluan

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#123 31/03/2020 at 16:04

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Bolton just been taken over in a £17m deal of staggered payments, including the hotel. They were told last Tuesday they had eleven days to get the deal done.
Head of the consortium is a property developer who owns several property and property management companies and that stadium is sitting on a prime bit of brown field estate.

Bury fans group demanding they be let back in as they've raised the £7m Dale wants for the club and they've an investor ready to fund a playing roster.[/quote]

Outcome of all this? A ban for Forestieri & another 6pts for us 

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#124 31/03/2020 at 17:38

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to grip the nation and the world, Sheffield Wednesday can confirm revised internal measures effective from 1 April 2020.

In the best interests of all staff and to help safeguard the future of the club, a significant number of employees are being furloughed as part of the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

Remaining staff are working from home, with the main stadium and training ground locked down.

The job retention scheme guarantees 80% of regular renumeration up to £2,500 per month but SWFC chairman Dejphon Chansiri has pledged all furloughed members of staff will continue to receive full salary.

The landscape will be reviewed at the end of April as we digest fresh information on an almost daily basis in this fast-paced environment.

On the playing side, Premier League and EFL clubs are currently in talks with the PFA to how best agree a conciliatory solution regarding potential pay deferral.

Sheffield Wednesday stay committed to assisting our community in any achievable way during these unprecedented times. Our COVID-19 appeal, launched last week to raise much-needed money for essential local charities, remains open and all donations, however big or small, are gratefully accepted.

The fund currently stands at an impressive £22,540 – 


https://swfccp.co.uk/covid-19-appeal/

For more information and how to donate.

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we can only reiterate the vital messages shared around the globe – stay at home and only leave when necessary, exercise within guided parameters, wash your hands thoroughly, maintain social distancing and above all, please stay safe.

We hope to see you all again soon.




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#125 31/03/2020 at 18:08

Class man is DC.

Levy cutting staff and salaries fr non players at Spuds, after paying hissen £7m last year 

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#126 31/03/2020 at 19:19

Class man is DC.

Levy cutting staff and salaries fr non players at Spuds, after paying hissen £7m last year
Andyben, 31/03/2020 at 18:08


Hasnt Mike Ashley just done something similar at the Barcodes? Wanker

Its now or never 

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#127 31/03/2020 at 22:27

Class man is DC.

Levy cutting staff and salaries fr non players at Spuds, after paying hissen £7m last year
Andyben, 31/03/2020 at 18:08

What he paid himself last year is irrelevant. Completely different set of circumstances. 

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#128 31/03/2020 at 22:58


What he paid himself last year is irrelevant. Completely different set of circumstances.
EastCraigsOwl, 31/03/2020 at 22:27


No, i wasnt clear, he's receing a £4m bonus for delivering the new stadium, even though it was late, on top of his £3m salary.

And its entirely relevant, as he's CEO and if he is running the club on such a tight line that they can't afford to pay non-playing staff , while paying the first team squad several million pounds per week, then his business model is clearly not working and, therefore, he doesn't deserve his bonuses 

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#129 01/04/2020 at 07:13

Easy solution as Chancellor.

From 6th April the tax rate for earnings above 100k per annum will be 100%

See them all suddenly take pay cuts  

Happy clapping for 4 years more than Emre 

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#130 01/04/2020 at 10:40

Good man DC!

Incredible that the fat c**t and grandad are trying give this a negative spin on ‘stalk! 

Post edited on 01/04/2020 at 10:42 by MPB

PARRY CAN GO F@#* HIMSELF!! 

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#131 01/04/2020 at 10:50

How so?  

Consilio et Animis 

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Andyben

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#132 01/04/2020 at 11:01

Easy solution as Chancellor.

From 6th April the tax rate for earnings above 100k per annum will be 100%

See them all suddenly take pay cuts
mkowl, 01/04/2020 at 07:13


Awaits Bradders response (as soon as he's finished pulling one off after converting Kev to a corbynite BigsmileBigsmileBigsmile

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#133 01/04/2020 at 11:01

Can’t link it but have a read on any thread that brings up DC, first to pounce are those two, 90% of that message board applaud what DC is doing, those two cannot stand it, so try to rubbish DC in any way they can.

edit: applaud DC in topping up peoples wages during furlough... 

Post edited on 01/04/2020 at 11:06 by MPB

PARRY CAN GO F@#* HIMSELF!! 

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#135 01/04/2020 at 11:10

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footbal l/article-8173173/Coronavirus-UK-voiding- Premier-League-EFL-seasons-cause-chaos.ht ml

Interesting article on the potential consequences and chaos if the season is voided. Had to laugh when it was mentioned that the EFL would have to give club's 'very detailed guidance' on the appropriate actions to take regarding players contracts and loan agreements between club's... hardly their forte. Laugh

I ask you will Galway bate Mayo? Not if they have Willie Joe...they haven't a hope of beating Mayo! 

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#136 01/04/2020 at 11:43

No matter what the decision is made on the end / remainder of the season there'll be arguments.

Regardless of the decision, human life has to come first. For me it's that simple.  

13.11.2010 at 20.51 emre...tbh, Hoylands goal gave me a semi 

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#137 01/04/2020 at 13:06

https://mobile.twitter.com/swfc/status/12 45315109070741504

As the majority of our 19 game unbeaten run came in the 2011/12 season (14), we will take a look back at that entire season! Watch the season review with us today at 3pm on our YouTube channel! #swfc 

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#138 01/04/2020 at 13:20

Being absolutely selfish about all this situation... With the speculation around playing behind closed doors.. If it's deemed 'safe' to play but then the authorities contradict themselves as crowds aren't allowed in for safety reasons... That means then that the footballing authorities are happy to put club staff like myself as well as the players, in front of the virus for the sake of settling the season.

If it HAS to be finished. It has to be done when it's truly safe... Whenever that is.

Or there's another way of sorting it, like the average points per game rule or something like that.... To me that's one of the fairest solutions which has been suggested.

13.11.2010 at 20.51 emre...tbh, Hoylands goal gave me a semi 

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#139 01/04/2020 at 13:23

Average points to date makes the league stay the same though.  

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#140 01/04/2020 at 13:28

Average points to date makes the league stay the same though.
Skamp, 01/04/2020 at 13:23


I'm just thinking in terms of some sort of justification/reasoning for if the 'table is complete as stands' type scenario. For those arguing..

However, we all know the people/companies piling millions into the Premier League, won't settle. It's going to be a legal minefield for so many reasons.. As I said, I just wish there could be a force majeure type situation where humanity comes first, but I doubt it. 

Post edited on 01/04/2020 at 13:29 by HoylandOwl

13.11.2010 at 20.51 emre...tbh, Hoylands goal gave me a semi 

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#141 01/04/2020 at 14:10

clubs would argue they have played all the top teams and they have 8/9 "easy" games left against the bottom teams so their points per game would go up
i know that didn't happen to us when we played the bottom three

oh and hi Tee

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#142 01/04/2020 at 14:19

clubs would argue they have played all the top teams and they have 8/9 "easy" games left against the bottom teams so their points per game would go up
i know that didn't happen to us when we played the bottom three

oh and hi Tee
harryspeakup, 01/04/2020 at 14:10


Yea, his working from home is going well. About 20 posts since 11am
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#143 01/04/2020 at 15:38

All Champions League and Europa League matches have been suspended "until further notice" by Uefa because of the global coronavirus pandemic.

All national team games in June have also been postponed, including play-off matches for Euro 2020 - already postponed to 2021 - and qualifying matches for the Women's Euro 2021.

The European governing body's 55 member associations met on Wednesday.

The Premier League is suspended until at least 30 April.

The Euro 2020 play-offs are set to feature Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Scotland.

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#144 01/04/2020 at 17:33



No, i wasnt clear, he's receing a £4m bonus for delivering the new stadium, even though it was late, on top of his £3m salary.

And its entirely relevant, as he's CEO and if he is running the club on such a tight line that they can't afford to pay non-playing staff , while paying the first team squad several million pounds per week, then his business model is clearly not working and, therefore, he doesn't deserve his bonuses
Andyben, 31/03/2020 at 22:58

If he's only receiving the £4m now, then I would agree it's not good. If he's already received it, then it's not worth mentioning in this scenario.

I do agree in that it's particularly strange that 'normal' working staff have to take pay cuts while rich players enjoy full salary. That probably shows how much money is in the game (Premier League at any rate) and how it doesn't matter if games are played behind closed doors due to the importance of / over reliance on tv monies. Perhaps it's easier to furlough non-playing employees?

In Scotland, Hearts have given their players 'til 5pm tonight to agree a 50% pay cut. They were the first Premiership team to announce such a move. They have said, should the players refuse, they will invoke "contact clause 12", which allows the club to suspend wages in full due to no football being played in the country Shock Not sure if that option is available to teams elsewhere? Certainly haven't seen anything mentioned.

Even more bizarre is Hearts also announced they are planning to put season tickets on sale in the near future. Given that they're currently sitting bottom of the table, who in their right mind would pay, say, £375 (estimate) to potentially watch the Scottish Championship? They must think folk are either super rich or just fucking mental Blink

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#145 01/04/2020 at 18:30



I'm just thinking in terms of some sort of justification/reasoning for if the 'table is complete as stands' type scenario. For those arguing..

However, we all know the people/companies piling millions into the Premier League, won't settle. It's going to be a legal minefield for so many reasons.. As I said, I just wish there could be a force majeure type situation where humanity comes first, but I doubt it.
HoylandOwl, 01/04/2020 at 13:28


T-dawg!! 

PARRY CAN GO F@#* HIMSELF!! 

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#146 01/04/2020 at 19:00



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#147 01/04/2020 at 19:20


If he's only receiving the £4m now, then I would agree it's not good. If he's already received it, then it's not worth mentioning in this scenario.

I do agree in that it's particularly strange that 'normal' working staff have to take pay cuts while rich players enjoy full salary. That probably shows how much money is in the game (Premier League at any rate) and how it doesn't matter if games are played behind closed doors due to the importance of / over reliance on tv monies. Perhaps it's easier to furlough non-playing employees?

In Scotland, Hearts have given their players 'til 5pm tonight to agree a 50% pay cut. They were the first Premiership team to announce such a move. They have said, should the players refuse, they will invoke "contact clause 12", which allows the club to suspend wages in full due to no football being played in the country Shock Not sure if that option is available to teams elsewhere? Certainly haven't seen anything mentioned.

Even more bizarre is Hearts also announced they are planning to put season tickets on sale in the near future. Given that they're currently sitting bottom of the table, who in their right mind would pay, say, £375 (estimate) to potentially watch the Scottish Championship? They must think folk are either super rich or just fucking mental Blink
EastCraigsOwl, 01/04/2020 at 17:33
'Perhaps it's easier to furlough non-playing employees?'

It almost certainly will be, firstly employees have to agree to it and, secondly, I can't see Harry Kane et al being too keen to drop down to £2,500/month. 

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#148 01/04/2020 at 22:04

The issue here is that if the Govt restricted this - guess what they would just make them redundant and these employees would basically get nowt.

So the key is helping those folk now.

The Govt should then go in with a late two footed challenge on their finances down the line. Nice levy on transfer fees, higher rates of tax and NI, lots of aces up the sleeves to fuck em over if they so chose 

Happy clapping for 4 years more than Emre 

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#149 01/04/2020 at 22:27



Awaits Bradders response (as soon as he's finished pulling one off after converting Kev to a corbynite BigsmileBigsmileBigsmile)
Andyben, 01/04/2020 at 11:01


Only 100%?

Bastards. 

Of course there are cracks, that's how the light gets in. 

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#150 02/04/2020 at 07:46

Canalplus in France not paying the French clubs the next instalment of monies.

Is also the rights holder to the EPL

Presumably if Sky and BT cite force majeur then they could do the same but the breach of contract would extend across the remaining years I guess - so possibly will ride this out

Happy clapping for 4 years more than Emre 

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