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by Gow9900
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Darlington V Southport
Replies: 53
Views: 6143

Re: Darlington V Southport

Superb performance today, every player put a shift in and some of the football at times was a joy to watch. The work rate from the whole team was insane, the fitness levels compared to last season is on another level altogether. Disappointing crowd, we should be getting 1500 at home games in my opin...
by Gow9900
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Virtual Brewery Field
Topic: The pride of county Durham
Replies: 6
Views: 1098

Re: The pride of county Durham

Who cares. We’ve just outplayed, out battled and comprehensively beaten a strong team who before today had not conceded a goal, yet we have another thread created about a team that play up the road and in the same league and are of no significance to us except for the two games we play against them ...
by Gow9900
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: New Striker
Replies: 14
Views: 4150

Re: New Striker

There’s three big problems regarding getting a quality big centre forward that is both good on the deck and in the air: 1. There aren’t that many top notch ones about. 2. Bearing this in mind, they cost top dollar, and in a queue for players financially we are stood behind Spennymoor, South Shields,...
by Gow9900
Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: New Striker
Replies: 14
Views: 4150

Re: New Striker

Striker wise we've got Campbell and O'Neill, and I reckon Thompson, Rivers, Holmes and even Hatfield if he is allowed to push on will all contribute goals. Plus we've got the likes of Laing, Galbraith, Heaton etc that are all big lads that can contrbute from set peices. The manager will play with on...
by Gow9900
Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Teesside International Airport teams up with Darlington FC
Replies: 16
Views: 1595

Teesside International Airport teams up with Darlington FC

Another great bit of news, commercial side of the club appears to be light years ahead of where it was this time last year.

https://darlingtonfc.co.uk/news/teessid ... lington-fc
by Gow9900
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Jake Turner
Replies: 4
Views: 1495

Re: Jake Turner

I’m not sure Newcastle would see it good for his development and for their investment if he is sat on the bench in the National League North
by Gow9900
Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Josh Heaton
Replies: 65
Views: 10652

Re: Josh Heaton

Campbell’s situation is very similar to that of Mark Beck’s when we signed him. Been in the football league, bereft of confidence, previous club fans not saying very positive things about him, him dropping down a few levels to look to resurrect his career. Turned out that Beck was actually an outsta...
by Gow9900
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Expectations 19/20
Replies: 30
Views: 3409

Re: Expectations 19/20

I’d be happy with finishing top half and getting through a few rounds of the FA Cup, increasing attendances/season ticket numbers etc. We are light years away from the likes of Hereford/York/Spenny/Telford in terms of resources. I think any talk of promotion pushes after having a half decent pre sea...
by Gow9900
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Season Tickets Sales - Let’s smash the 1,000 barrier
Replies: 18
Views: 1733

Season Tickets Sales - Let’s smash the 1,000 barrier

https://darlingtonfc.co.uk/news/season-ticket-sales-update As the title states, club aiming for 1,000 sales. Let’s get this target smashed, club has put together a great pay monthly option so if you’re thinking about it but haven’t done so yet you’ve got two weeks to do so, without having to fork ou...
by Gow9900
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Season ticket sales
Replies: 20
Views: 3382

Re: Season ticket sales

Hartlepool have shifted 3,000 season tickets according to their official twitter.

As for us I reckon 800 - 900, we never get to find out the official figure so it's all just guess work when it comes to actual numbers.
by Gow9900
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Motherwell game
Replies: 72
Views: 8031

Re: Motherwell game

Blyth played with Maguire up top on his own with players around him linking in. It worked very well for them in the three seasons Armstrong managed up there. Don’t need a tall player up front to be successful. Plus these players are at a premium so cost stupid amounts of money, and we aren’t going d...
by Gow9900
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Gateshead
Replies: 183
Views: 26224

Re: Gateshead

I'd genuinely like to know how many we have sold. And I'd love to see the club try and hit 1,000 season ticket holders, with incentives to drive sales. Like the 250th, 500th, 750th and 1,000th etc person who signs up for a season ticket gets a free season ticket, and a totaliser so people can see ho...
by Gow9900
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Another defender
Replies: 17
Views: 2683

Re: Another defender

I’d imagine Armstrong is grafting like mad to get a striker and a goalie in but because of the financial madness at this level that we don’t involve ourselves in we are always gunna be further back in the queue for players. It certainly won’t be for the want of trying. Plus the fact Ainge and Burn a...
by Gow9900
Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: More signings pls xoxo
Replies: 36
Views: 6190

Re: More signings pls xoxo

Insane numbers that we can’t compete with running a prudent and sensible financial model.

I reckon Maguire would have loved to come and play under Armstrong again and with players he’s played with previously, but I personally wouldn’t turn down that offer, got to look after yourself financially.
by Gow9900
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: RIP OFF
Replies: 8
Views: 1379

Re: RIP OFF

Best thing to do if you feel you’re being ripped off and seen as a cash cow is not too go. We don’t make any money from taking big away followings, as long as people are going to home games and contributing financially to the club that’s the most important thing. We always take good followings, whic...
by Gow9900
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: The Board
Replies: 4
Views: 1053

Re: The Board

Agree 100%.

Let’s hope that the next time we have a sticky patch the knuckles heads that hardly turn up except when they can hurl abuse at someone can act like adults, as we are lucky to have the people with the experience and expertise that we do.
by Gow9900
Fri May 24, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Sloping pitches
Replies: 29
Views: 3172

Re: Sloping pitches

Who cares about what slope gradient Spenny’s pitch is, or what they are doing. Let them get on with what they’re doing and we’ll concentrate on what we are doing. They are of little interest to us and we should be of little interest to them. Hate to say it but some of our fans take the bait insanely...
by Gow9900
Sat May 11, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Today’s Playoffs
Replies: 112
Views: 11540

Re: Today’s Playoffs

Warrington Town 2 Kings Lynn Town 3.

Kings Lynn likely to be in National League North next season
by Gow9900
Sat May 11, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Darlington's 'demise'....
Replies: 65
Views: 5698

Re: Darlington's 'demise'....

There was nothing in that article offensive towards us anyways really, just a lot of our fans are completely rattled by them because they have more resources than us. Can we concentrate on our own club please, let’s get the boost the budget target met/season tickets bought/renewed so that our new ma...
by Gow9900
Sat May 11, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Darlington's 'demise'....
Replies: 65
Views: 5698

Re: Darlington's 'demise'....

On the eve of the biggest game in their history and talking about us, don’t quite understand it but who really cares. We have had a demise in the fact 10/11 years ago we were a full time professional club in the football league getting double the crowds we do now and were pushing for promotion to Le...
by Gow9900
Wed May 08, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: New Manager Interviews this week
Replies: 230
Views: 34422

Re: New Manager Interviews this week

With regards to the club making a quick appointment. I agree. However, the season finished less than two weeks ago, in that time the previous manager has been sacked, job has been been advertised, we’ve had a glut of exceptional applicants apparently, as detailed in the Echo the club have put a very...
by Gow9900
Wed May 08, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: The silken maccalsfield
Replies: 23
Views: 2610

Re: The silken maccalsfield

The username is @KieranMaguire, if you google the price of football twitter it should come up.
by Gow9900
Wed May 08, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: The silken maccalsfield
Replies: 23
Views: 2610

Re: The silken maccalsfield

Oldham apparently in dire straights financially, Bury millions in debt losing 50k a week and their fans don’t know if they’ll make it through the summer, Bolton going into administration, Notts County millions in debt and just been relegated, the majority of football league clubs are financial baske...
by Gow9900
Mon May 06, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Boost The Budget 19/20
Replies: 196
Views: 33186

Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Upto 40k, we’re 50% there after less than a week.

Hopefully get upto 50/60k and then when new manager is appointed in the next few weeks we’ll smash the target.
by Gow9900
Sun May 05, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Boost The Budget 19/20
Replies: 196
Views: 33186

Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Yeah I imagine so.

Which is each individuals perogative.

Ironic as well how the success of boost the budget could likely determine the standard of manager we are able to appoint as well. Let’s hope too many people don’t hold off until an appointment is made.
by Gow9900
Sun May 05, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Boost The Budget 19/20
Replies: 196
Views: 33186

Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Bump.

Slowed right down the last few days. Let’s get this done as soon as possible.
by Gow9900
Wed May 01, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Season Tickets/Car Parking Season Tickets/New Shirts 2019/20
Replies: 1
Views: 1149

Season Tickets/Car Parking Season Tickets/New Shirts 2019/20

As per the title, club have put season tickets, Car Parking season tickets and new Home/Away shirts pre orders for 2019/20 on sale today for anyone that missed it: Season Tickets: https://darlingtonfc.co.uk/news/general-release-season-tickets-on-sale-now Car Parking Season Tickets: https://darlingto...
by Gow9900
Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Alun Armstrong on his way out of Blyth?
Replies: 32
Views: 3599

Re: Alun Armstrong on his way out of Blyth?

The standard of manager we are able to attract will likely depend on the level of budget we can offer. At this moment in time a lot of people have held off buying season tickets due to having no confidence in the current management, which is fine and an individual choice, but it will likely have a d...
by Gow9900
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Trotman extends contract
Replies: 25
Views: 3001

Re: Trotman extends contract

Great news. One of our best players, involved with England C so will have lots of eyes on him. If he stays, we have an excellent player. If he leaves, we get money for him and potential from add on's, and further enhance our reputation as a club that players can develop at and then move on to a high...
by Gow9900
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Blyth...
Replies: 15
Views: 2968

Re: Blyth...

Armstrong sounds exactly like our previous manager. Very well supported and held in high esteem but seemingly ungrateful and constantly pushing for more, more, more, and then getting annoyed when the money isn't there. There seems to be a lot of younger 'ambitious' managers that loathe it when clubs...