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by quaker4life
Sat Jan 23, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: David Johnson : We are in a sad position
Replies: 17
Views: 1557

Re: David Johnson : We are in a sad position

Some of our fans would do well to remember exactly who is putting us in this position the next time they come to vote. And how exactly would we go about voting down the Chinese government? In hindsight, it begs the question of whether or not it is appropriate for public money to be used to finance ...
by quaker4life
Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Season at risk of finishing early
Replies: 194
Views: 8879

Re: Season at risk of finishing early

Agree wholeheartedly with you. August is a realistic date for the new season given the rollout of the vaccine should be well advanced by then. Suspending the season and restarting not an option given that we would have a minimum of 32 games still to play. The only sensible thing is to cancel the se...
by quaker4life
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Season at risk of finishing early
Replies: 194
Views: 8879

Re: Season at risk of finishing early

Scandalous doesn't even begin to describe this, it's beyond a joke. It would seem both parties have apparently failed to differentiate between a grant and a loan and in doing so it would seem they have allowed this season to begin under the false pretence of financial assistance being provided via g...
by quaker4life
Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Shorter games ?
Replies: 45
Views: 3396

Re: Shorter games ?

I've held back on commenting recently but after that debacle between the police and those two women in Derbyshire and then seeing the scenes in Chorley's dressing room at full time yesterday I can't help but feel there is something fundamentally wrong somewhere. Apparently it's against "the spirit o...
by quaker4life
Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Ex Darlo players -unsporting behaviour?
Replies: 25
Views: 3964

Re: Ex Darlo players -unsporting behaviour?

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Tue Dec 08, 2020 7:25 pm
quaker4life wrote:
Tue Dec 08, 2020 6:48 pm
Jamie Chandler comes to mind....
Playing for Spennymoor.........
Indeed, but he is an ex Darlo player and his behaviour could have been described as "unsporting".
by quaker4life
Tue Dec 08, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Ex Darlo players -unsporting behaviour?
Replies: 25
Views: 3964

Re: Ex Darlo players -unsporting behaviour?

Jamie Chandler comes to mind....
by quaker4life
Wed Dec 02, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Covid
Replies: 21
Views: 4567

Re: Covid

I can see PPG being used at the end of this season, with a similar number of games being played to last season. On another note, is it wrong of me to admit I'm quite enjoying the break from watching the torture of us at home tonight? I'm writing this at 9.22, so in an alternative universe we are 1-...
by quaker4life
Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Back to the Arena
Replies: 60
Views: 9178

Re: Back to the Arena

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:26 pm
Feethams was best, in the new stand you could get height but still remain relatively close.
As you can see at around 2:50 in this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wH7xhvs9NWw

I still find it a bit difficult to watch.
by quaker4life
Thu Nov 26, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Back to the Arena
Replies: 60
Views: 9178

Re: Back to the Arena

I know Blackwell was designed at very short notice, but it really should've been kicked down the road a few months to think about smaller things. Unfortunately we didn't have that luxury BM was built to tick ground grading boxes for minimal cost and had it not been ready and up to Category B gradin...
by quaker4life
Thu Nov 26, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Back to the Arena
Replies: 60
Views: 9178

Re: Back to the Arena

Only Darlo would rent two stadiums and have fans in neither.
by quaker4life
Thu Nov 26, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Tier 3
Replies: 23
Views: 4595

Re: Tier 3

Surely it was easier to leave us as we were until December 16th?
by quaker4life
Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Back to the Arena
Replies: 60
Views: 9178

Re: Back to the Arena

This tier thing really is a load of old b*llocks. Agreed, all it does is create confusion. As horrible and soul crushing as these two full scale lockdowns have been I'd rather there was a set standard in which we all knew where we stood. And on the related subject I will never change my mind about ...
by quaker4life
Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Back to the Arena
Replies: 60
Views: 9178

Re: Back to the Arena

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:33 pm
The sooner we get back to the Arena the better.
You might be waiting a while.

https://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/ ... next-week/
by quaker4life
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Fans back in
Replies: 7
Views: 1668

Re: Fans back in

This will be a massive boost for so many clubs especially in non league, despite the reduced numbers in many cases having supporters back in grounds is absolutely vital for the survival of many teams lower down the pyramid I was fearful back in October that resuming behind closed doors could well fo...
by quaker4life
Mon Nov 02, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: National lockdown
Replies: 26
Views: 4987

Re: National lockdown

Well that’s cheered me up no end😒.Its the way things are fella so why not try adapting.There are people at our club who have busted a gut to put on a fantastic service in Quaker TV but you can’t be bothered to try it!.Strange. At what point did I suggest I was unappreciative of Kev Luff and all tho...
by quaker4life
Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: National lockdown
Replies: 26
Views: 4987

Re: National lockdown

If we can open a cinema was can open a safely distanced stadium. I've had this discussion before re: "If it's safe to go to the pub/cinema it's safe to open a stadium" etc and in principal I agree, however there can be no comparison drawn between cinemas and pubs to football, with football you are ...
by quaker4life
Tue Oct 06, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Arena worshippers
Replies: 12
Views: 3297

Re: Arena worshippers

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:59 am
Can't wait to move to the Arena once the crowds are allowed back, at least I won't need to worry about Fat Josh attending!!!!!
I hope by then you are left disappointed and a move there will not be necessary.
by quaker4life
Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: SEASON POSTPONED?
Replies: 69
Views: 13238

Re: SEASON POSTPONED?

The arena is where we start the season if we get a start, social distancing not a problem there. Fat josh trilling clown stay away, :thumbup: Is that a fact or a opinion? Indeed, you have to be careful here I recall Darlo_Cockney stating with some confidence we'd be playing at the Arena in the 2012...
by quaker4life
Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: SEASON POSTPONED?
Replies: 69
Views: 13238

Re: SEASON POSTPONED?

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Sat Sep 26, 2020 12:22 pm
Dial A QM2, Dial A.

Good to be back at the home of Darlington football.
You mean Darlington rugby?
by quaker4life
Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: FA Cup Draw
Replies: 32
Views: 6146

Re: FA Cup Draw

The FA Cup game could serve as a test event in itself, although it makes little sense admitting supporters for FA Cup games and not League games. Trial game should be no problem.First team v the academy with free admission to season ticket holders and everyone on their best behavior should take care...
by quaker4life
Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: National League North statement
Replies: 26
Views: 5861

Re: National League North statement

Possible development- https://mobile.twitter.com/BroadcastMoose/status/1309182126307373057 change of league elite status- if you believe it? If that is correct then as things stand that would align us with Step 3 and downwards in which case it would probably be more practical for us to play at BM, ...
by quaker4life
Thu Sep 24, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: SEASON POSTPONED?
Replies: 69
Views: 13238

Re: SEASON POSTPONED?

No surprise to see York (who championed NLN receiving "elite" status to begin with) have wrote to the League stating their support for beginning the season on schedule behind closed doors. From what I've read elsewhere being stripped of elite status could, at best, see us levelled up in terms of res...
by quaker4life
Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: SEASON POSTPONED?
Replies: 69
Views: 13238

Re: SEASON POSTPONED?

I have been to many northern league grounds over last month, with 300 max crowds, I suspect a few games the official attendance of 300 a little over although not at West Auckland last night. Apart from taking your name and a small bottle of sanitizer available I see no distancing or controls inside...
by quaker4life
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Latest friendly
Replies: 97
Views: 21492

Re: Latest friendly

darlo2001uk wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:40 pm
empty ground with no players and no match will be a tad boring don't you think?
Sounds a lot like a normal matchday in the Staunton era.
by quaker4life
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: SEASON POSTPONED?
Replies: 69
Views: 13238

Re: SEASON POSTPONED?

The thing I feared most has happened, I said back in August that fans returning in October seemed optimistic but it was absolutely essential spectators were able to return to grounds there was simply no way the season could resume behind closed doors and nor should it. There could well be be further...
by quaker4life
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Latest friendly
Replies: 97
Views: 21492

Re: Latest friendly

Announcement expected tomorrow from the PM today with CMO and CSO doing theirs today. I think today is a scene set and tomorrow is going to be the what it means. In a nutshell hospital admissions have gone up as have the number of deaths, the rate of infection is doubling every week and if it conti...
by quaker4life
Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Latest friendly
Replies: 97
Views: 21492

Re: Latest friendly

Any news coming from the club friendlies, interviews, player fitness updates. Nothing like keeping supporters engaged. As far as I'm concerned the most important piece of news we are waiting for is from the government regarding crowds, there must surely be an announcement soon with only a fortnight...
by quaker4life
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Friendly
Replies: 3
Views: 2250

Re: Friendly

quakerste wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:26 pm
Have we got a friendly this weekend?
I hope you weren't planning on attending.
by quaker4life
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: impact on ground capacity
Replies: 101
Views: 25510

Re: impact on ground capacity

/quote] Covid secure is an utter myth. Covid security comes from individual behaviours which no one but the individual themselves can control. Agreed, in part the only time we'll ever be truly "covid secure" is when the virus is out of circulation, for as long as it is here all we can do is do our ...
by quaker4life
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: impact on ground capacity
Replies: 101
Views: 25510

Re: impact on ground capacity

quakerste wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:51 pm
Only three weeks to go before our first home game. Are the club going to have any test events as I'm sure these have to have taken place before the season starts.
They won't be necessary if what has been suggested in the statement above comes to pass.