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    League two clubs having problems

    About time EFL pulled their fingers out and start doing something about it, you have clubs either breaking every rule to get to the promised land or clubs struggling to pay their way.

    Macclesfield
    http://bbc.co.uk/sport/football/47794984
    Unpaid wages

    Bury
    http://bbc.co.uk/sport/football/47792110

    Unpaid wages and a windup order

    Port vale
    http://bbc.co.uk/sport/football/33538272

    Selling up or could go into administration
    Last edited by millertop; 03-04-2019 at 12:32 PM.

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    Why aren't their bonus points awarded to clubs who keep within the guidelines?

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    excellent idea as it seems that currently the EFL "seek out the guilty and punish the innocent"

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    Quote Originally Posted by bogsdollox View Post
    excellent idea as it seems that currently the EFL "seek out the guilty and punish the innocent"
    The EFL have just got a new sponsor. From next season they will be called the NFFP.


    Not fit for purpose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brin View Post
    Why aren't their bonus points awarded to clubs who keep within the guidelines?
    EFL have just spat there tea out

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    Erm.......haven't we been guilty of this more than once.

    We didn't pay our players and staff as well not to mention the creditors who lost out

    I have friends who held shares in RUFC which became worthless

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    Quote Originally Posted by flourbasher View Post
    Erm.......haven't we been guilty of this more than once.

    We didn't pay our players and staff as well not to mention the creditors who lost out

    I have friends who held shares in RUFC which became worthless

    Was it possible to have shares in RUFC that ever had any value?

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    Quote Originally Posted by flourbasher View Post
    Erm.......haven't we been guilty of this more than once.

    We didn't pay our players and staff as well not to mention the creditors who lost out

    I have friends who held shares in RUFC which became worthless
    Flour, you've just reminded me, I bought shares in RUFC that did indeed become worthless. Not saying how much though as I'm red faced typing this.....

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    Bury winding up adjourned until May 15th

    Notts County adjourned until June 5th

    Seems like the new trend in football now

    County will be down to non league by look of table, should have got Ronnie in

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brin View Post
    Flour, you've just reminded me, I bought shares in RUFC that did indeed become worthless. Not saying how much though as I'm red faced typing this.....
    It could be high blood pressure Brin, EFL getting thi blood boiling.

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    Bury up for sale five months after being took over

    http://bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48058322

    In the mean time EFL are more concerned about fans on the pitch, yes I know it could be a problem but ffs get your own house in order EFL

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    Quote Originally Posted by millertop View Post
    Bury up for sale five months after being took over

    http://bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48058322

    In the mean time EFL are more concerned about fans on the pitch, yes I know it could be a problem but ffs get your own house in order EFL
    It's a good day out at Bury and not too far to travel. Hope to see them in League 1 next season.
    Lincoln City is a good day out as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by millertop View Post
    Bury up for sale five months after being took over

    http://bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48058322

    In the mean time EFL are more concerned about fans on the pitch, yes I know it could be a problem but ffs get your own house in order EFL
    What should they be doing about Bury?

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    Quote Originally Posted by WanChaiMiller View Post
    What should they be doing about Bury?
    Just what they are doing, sweet f a

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    Seems strange that these clubs were regular opponents not so long ago, and here we are on other threads moaning about our misfortunes. The team that finishes bottom of the premier league will probably make more money than all the clubs in league four put together.

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    Leyton Orient
    Wrexham
    Chesterfield
    Barnet
    Halifax
    Hartlepool
    Aldershot
    Stockport
    Chester
    York
    Darlington
    Hereford
    Torquay

    All teams we regularly played in the football league

    We don’t realise how lucky we are

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    Remember Jermaine Beckford. He was signed by Lee Clark when he was Bury Manager but hasn't played for them for 18 months.
    Clarke signed about 20 players for them one pre season in a STeve Evans scattergun type approach
    Others haven't played for two years but are still under contract and presumably are being paid.
    No wonder they have financial problems

    The analogy would be Danny Schofield signed by us when we were at Death Valley Stadium. He was the forerunner to Dexter Dickstick and Greg Cantbearsed Halford so no wonder TS is being careful with splashing the cash

    Bury changed ownership as recently as last xmas with the previous owners property empire crashing and owing 27m. They are lucky to be in existence and if they do get promoted their fans are expecting to start their campaign with a points deduction.

    Anyone happy with Tony Stewart, Richard Stewart and ASD lighting ?
    Last edited by flourbasher; 26-04-2019 at 06:42 PM.

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    Well done Bury fans and well done to the staff for not walking away

    http://bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48358800

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    I wouldn't put Schofield in the same category as Blackstock or Halford though. He wouldn't have been good enough for the Championship, but he looked like he actually wanted to play for us, and was a reasonable player for the level we were then at. For some reason SE fell out with him (nothing unusual), and having recently moved on a three-year deal, Schofield didn't fancy tearing up his own contract and moving again. 37 Millers appearances, 1 goal (same as Blackstock!)
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    Situation at Bury now reaching crisis point


    https://www.theguardian.com/football...-petition-debt

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