Luke Trotman on his way

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Luke Trotman on his way

Post by Dilly-dilly » Tue May 19, 2020 12:36 pm

leaving due to travel . Basically said as much on nescafe .
Can't see much of a transfer fee forthcoming given injury he sustained . Live in hope .

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Post by Maurice_Peddelty » Tue May 19, 2020 12:54 pm

I prefer Kenco actually

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by HarrytheQuaker » Tue May 19, 2020 2:02 pm

Or Mellow Birds

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by Old Git » Tue May 19, 2020 2:05 pm

Gold Blend is more my cup of tea!
Seriously we need to forget about Trotman and move on. He may be just one of those players with talent who doesn’t make it in football because circumstances conspired against him. He has had two major injuries and it will take a lot to come back from them. Add in geographical problems his university studies and a doubt about his longer term commitment to football and it just seems not the right thing for us anymore. Nice lad wish him well but anyone wanting to sign him will be taking a risk.

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by H1987 » Tue May 19, 2020 2:12 pm

Not sure anyone really expected him back, did they?

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by Dilly-dilly » Tue May 19, 2020 2:19 pm

Doesn't want to fight for the cause . Best he moves .
If being paid for season and then takes Low Road . Its bit disappointing . Best of luck to him . We have his registration so can't play for anyone until terms agreed .
Sure he into Mellow Birds will 😉

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Tue May 19, 2020 2:24 pm

Compensation is on the cards here because he is under 24 - on DFC news website.
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by My opinion » Tue May 19, 2020 2:28 pm

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 2:24 pm
Compensation is on the cards here because he is under 24 - on DFC news website.
I think compensation might be in the form of some kind of sell on deal.. Guess we will have to wait and see.

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by Darlofan97 » Tue May 19, 2020 2:28 pm

It would be settled in a tribunal if the two clubs cannot agree a deal.

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by H1987 » Tue May 19, 2020 3:02 pm

Yep. Sadly, I’m not sure he’s that interested in football anymore. If he doesn’t play again, we get nowt.

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by Old Git » Tue May 19, 2020 3:39 pm

Maybe Trotman will go to Corby with Tommy to get fit. He could put himself in the shop window.

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by HarrytheQuaker » Tue May 19, 2020 3:48 pm

Old Git wrote:Maybe Trotman will go to Corby with Tommy to get fit. He could put himself in the shop window.
Ahhh didn't know he was back at CorbyImage

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by D_F_C » Tue May 19, 2020 5:25 pm

don't agree with the idea that he's not bothered by football. I think he'll be committed but it takes a lot to travel 3/4 hours up for a training session and a game all the time. He's looking at the bigger picture which is for himself and his family, and I have no problem in someone doing that.

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by quakersfan » Tue May 19, 2020 5:59 pm

He was a TW signing it’s obvious Alun wants his own players in which I totally get .
I have to say when I’ve been in hospitality Luke always had time for people and would spend time chatting to fans, which this last season neither players or management team tend to spend much time in hospitality which when you have spent paying £45 grates on me a little.
Good luck Luke in what happens next.

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Post by LoidLucan » Tue May 19, 2020 6:12 pm

I don't think it's got anything to do with AA wanting his own players. It's all about what Trotman wants for his own future. AA's stated intention was to develop Trotman into a Football League player but the player sees his future elsewhere which probably isn't surprising given where he lives and the other opportunities that may be opening up for him.

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by Beano » Tue May 19, 2020 7:10 pm

Trotman has had his head turned towards becoming a Z list celebrity as opposed to anything else. Ultimately, he will probably make more from that than a standard career and semi-pro football, or even the lower reaches of professional football, so I can't blame him.

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by Vodka_Vic » Tue May 19, 2020 7:33 pm

Old Git wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 3:39 pm
Maybe Trotman will go to Corby with Tommy to get fit. He could put himself in the shop window.
This is possible depending where in Bedfordshire he lives. Corby is in Northamptonshire which borders Bedfordshire so who knows?

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by PierremontQuaker03 » Tue May 19, 2020 8:15 pm

Hopefully Trotts will make a full comeback but he will need a bedding in period wherever he goes because of his injury, I can't see many teams taking a punt on him if they have to pay a fee to get him. While we are in this league we should be looking at players locally, especially when we are part time, and some players have other jobs and commitments.
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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Tue May 19, 2020 8:27 pm

quakersfan wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 5:59 pm
paying £45
:o
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by H1987 » Wed May 20, 2020 11:28 am

PierremontQuaker03 wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 8:15 pm
Hopefully Trotts will make a full comeback but he will need a bedding in period wherever he goes because of his injury, I can't see many teams taking a punt on him if they have to pay a fee to get him. While we are in this league we should be looking at players locally, especially when we are part time, and some players have other jobs and commitments.
Yep. We will, quite rightly, be asking for appropriate compensation. While he might not fancy the travel, and that’s fair enough, he signed a contract, and he was paid and supported while injured long term.

I think he might be overplaying his hand a bit if he thinks he’s just going to walk into a national league south / national league outfit prepared to pay for his services. I can’t imagine levels below either fit his ambition nor could they afford the compensation.

Which leads me to believe he’s more bothered about pursuing a celebrity career - although honestly, is he famous enough to do it when the show he was on is all done and dusted? You only get one crack at playing football and being paid for it. He absolutely has the ability to play at a pro level, I believe, if he has fully recovered from his injury. The choice is his, but from a footballing perspective I think returning to us would have made the most sense. I suspect he has chosen the alternative option.

Either way, I wish him luck. He seems a nice lad.

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Re: Luke Trotman on his way

Post by Vodka_Vic » Wed May 20, 2020 11:41 am

He's also the last of Tommy's signings to leave, depending on whether you could Omar who was really a John Woolnough signing. Was looking at a programme from just over a year ago v Bradford PA on Easter Monday. Just 3 players left from the end of that season - Wheats and Tez who were MG signings and Omar. Quite a big squad transformation.

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