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by Maurice_Peddelty
Tue May 07, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Today’s Playoffs
Replies: 112
Views: 9897

Re: Today’s Playoffs

Sale Sharks play at the AJ Bell stadium alongside Salford Reds. It's the smart one you can see by the Trafford Centre. The council leases Edgeley Park to the footie club after they bought it for £2 million to prevent demolition/redevelopment apparently. It's good to see a council supporting it's lo...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Wed May 01, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: New Manager Poll
Replies: 67
Views: 7016

Re: New Manager Poll

Ben Clark has been sacked by Gateshead today, I think we should definitely look at him if he’s interested I don't think Ben Clark has any recruitment record (TW's poor recruitment record was one of the main criticisms aimed at him). If I'm not mistaken, Gateshead was under a transfer embargo for th...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Female managers
Replies: 61
Views: 4436

Re: Female managers

If you look up the credentials of John Vickerman on official site i believe they are wanting the best person for the job
by Maurice_Peddelty
Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Time for Gray to finish the job.....
Replies: 64
Views: 5425

Re: Time for Gray to finish the job.....

Dave Penney was obviously a good manager? Hodgson also made us competitive every single year - I think it's unfair to question his ability. No David Penney was not a good manager. He failed to get us promoted with a massive budget and then proved elsewhere how over-rated he was. I think lo was bein...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Grange Road Sign
Replies: 37
Views: 3224

Re: Grange Road Sign

A fixed sign is probably not a high priority whilst SV talks are ongoing. Somebody mentioned that fans comment on negative aspects and ignore positive improvements. They recently changed bar q system so is it working better (Darlo Pete?)
by Maurice_Peddelty
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Bucket Collections
Replies: 6
Views: 1147

Re: Bucket Collections

Collections are for ground improvements which I believe is displayed on the buckets
by Maurice_Peddelty
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Bucket Collections
Replies: 6
Views: 1147

Re: Bucket Collections

For the past 2 seasons there has been a Christmas get together on a training night for the volunteers as the players join them after training.
by Maurice_Peddelty
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Grange Road Sign
Replies: 37
Views: 3224

Re: Grange Road Sign

The signs are removed by the car park volunteer and are removed at that time to ensure they are not left overnight as he has other duties after game
by Maurice_Peddelty
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Sporting Village
Replies: 53
Views: 4166

Re: Sporting Village

[/quote] Good summary above. Sort those two problems then it’s either go there at no development cost or develop BM to anywhere between £2m-£3M which we just haven’t got. The decision would lie with a vote of SG members. All fairly academic at present with crowds of 1200 and the 500 seats rarely ful...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: FANS NETCAFE -this Friday evening.
Replies: 78
Views: 8266

Re: FANS NETCAFE -this Friday evening.

In the entire history of DFC, the only period it owned its own ground was at the Arena (until George Houghton split the asset). So owning your own ground isn't always a success. As Mowden Park have also found out - otherwise the SV wouldn't be on the horizon.
by Maurice_Peddelty
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: New Signing - Osagi Bascome
Replies: 31
Views: 4490

Re: New Signing - Osagi Bascome

Let's not forget that we have Will Smith to come back in and by all accounts the teenage left back did ok when he came on on Saturday.
by Maurice_Peddelty
Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Steve Watson - new York manager
Replies: 70
Views: 12176

Re: Steve Watson - new York manager

Apparently in those days you couldn't refuse permission due to the fact that a new business would probably be a failure - only if locals objected amount could you refuse. Times have changed since then, and now you could raise an objection to something like such an over-grandiose project. I remember...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Early Bird Season Tickets
Replies: 46
Views: 4579

Re: Early Bird Season Tickets

Early Bird is done by lots of clubs as it’s March/April when most clubs have cash problems. I presume it’s covering staff wages to get us to the end of the season. As a fan owned club it would be good to have a quarterly overview rather than just at the AGM, would that be possible Divas? It might a...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: B T B Email
Replies: 97
Views: 8301

Re: B T B Email

Half term football courses etc are great to see and involve future generations which is what we need for sure. DJ has been saying we need another income stream since he arrived but we are no nearer having one! That’s not a criticism of him at all because we all know that, and have done for 6 years ...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: B T B Email
Replies: 97
Views: 8301

Re: B T B Email

DJ has already stated that another income stream is needed so why is an investor a better option than a fan owned club pursuing this option. I am heartened this week by the success of the half term football course and the appointment of John Vickerman.
by Maurice_Peddelty
Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Darlington V Brackley
Replies: 95
Views: 10195

Re: Darlington V Brackley

It’s getting to the time of year again where the club will be asking the fans to invest in the budget for next season, with crowds dropping it’ll be up to us to supplement the budget. Given last years recruitment I don’t have faith that TW can spent it wisely enough and I imagine a lot of people fe...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Post AGM update.
Replies: 65
Views: 6204

Re: Post AGM update.

What were the terms of the original 500 club scheme? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk I believe I paid £175 x 5 years, so £875 for a 5 year season ticket. Not sure how much a season ticket costed this season, but it was I believe in excess of £200? £240 so the savings pay for my dfcsg membership ...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Post AGM update.
Replies: 65
Views: 6204

Re: Post AGM update.

What were the terms of the original 500 club scheme? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk you basically paid a lump sum and got a 5 year season ticket, the club got a wedge of money to help us through a period were we needed a good injection of cash at the time , this first offer expires in the 19/20...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: DFCSG
Replies: 8
Views: 2158

Re: DFCSG

Anyone know the best way to contact them? Ive recently joined and sent two emails to Neil Reaper and one via the Twitter account. All have gone unanswered. Thanks Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk I sent an email via link and this is reply/advice I received Contact by email not twitter and general...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: New Finance Director
Replies: 72
Views: 7128

Re: New Finance Director

I think the ownership model we have has worked well for the last five years and our current level. Perhaps now the SG should start looking seriously at bringing outside investment in to the club or highlighting they are willing to talk to any potential investors, otherwise I can only see us stagnat...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: New Finance Director
Replies: 72
Views: 7128

Re: New Finance Director

I think the ownership model we have has worked well for the last five years and our current level. Perhaps now the SG should start looking seriously at bringing outside investment in to the club or highlighting they are willing to talk to any potential investors, otherwise I can only see us stagnat...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Darlington Deadline Day
Replies: 12
Views: 2689

Re: Darlington Deadline Day

H1987 wrote:We should get in the spirit of things and sign someone for double their market value out of desperation.
And 2 x £0 is................
by Maurice_Peddelty
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Interesting interview with AFC Wimbledon Director
Replies: 15
Views: 3471

Re: Interesting interview with AFC Wimbledon Director

Can’t see why you’d want to buy the rugby club out when you could use that money elsewhere to buy something where you didn’t have to knock something down and it didn’t have a raw water main running through it You wouldn't necessarily need to knock the club house down. Newcastle Falcons had somethin...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: AGM
Replies: 143
Views: 15398

Re: AGM

In addition to this Craig Morley said in the last podcast that we are having to turn people away from Hospitality due to not having the capacity, which loses us valuable revenue. Gonna apply some really simple economics to this... If demand is outstripping supply then price should be increased. Inc...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Pitch covers : UPDATE - time changed to 2pm Thurs
Replies: 9
Views: 2271

Re: Pitch covers : UPDATE - time changed to 2pm Thurs

quakersfan wrote:Can’t make 2pm as at work but with academy lads it shouldn’t take long
How about Saturday morning instead then?
by Maurice_Peddelty
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Help required with pitch covers for Spennymoor game
Replies: 10
Views: 2467

Re: Help required with pitch covers for Spennymoor game

Apologies for probably pointing out the obvious but I trust those expressing their intended help with the covers on Uncovered are also informing Joe Peacock directly.
by Maurice_Peddelty
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Steve Watson - new York manager
Replies: 70
Views: 12176

Re: Steve Watson - new York manager

eddie-rowles wrote:Hope Mickey Cummins gets the managers job if he wants it. A very good coach and he would stabilize them,
I may be wrong, but thought I'd read somewhere that Cummins went with Watson as his assistant.
by Maurice_Peddelty
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Hartlepool match confirmed at BM
Replies: 293
Views: 37339

Re: Hartlepool match confirmed at BM

AndyPark wrote:
Emdubya wrote:
AndyPark wrote:Been told nearly 500 tickets have been sold so far :clap:
Just Darlo or in total?
Just Darlo, not sure on the Pools sales.
It can only be Darlo because at the moment tickets are only available on line to season ticket holders and DFCSG members only.
by Maurice_Peddelty
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: York V Darlington
Replies: 150
Views: 21540

Re: York V Darlington

Penney has been put in temporary charge of the team but some fans are already calling for his head! My God - frying pans and fires comes to mind. Well, at least they don't have to worry about a midfield with him in charge. Eyes up, boys. Aye, woe betide the centre back that tries to pass the ball i...
by Maurice_Peddelty
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Sports Village (latest)
Replies: 103
Views: 10613

Re: Sports Village (latest)

What is the point in spunking millions on Blackwell meadows for a two sided ground we won’t own, or spunking even more millions on a new ground which would still be objected to by half the fan base for “not being Feethams” when there is a perfectly adequate stadium we can rent on the edge of town? ...