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Martin Jesper

Post by e4sby » Thu Jun 04, 2020 10:50 am

Rocking up at Hartlepool as their new Chief Exec. Also still a Darlo shareholder...


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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by HarrytheQuaker » Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:15 am

He doesn't seem to stick around jobs for long tbh so can't see it lasting

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by QUAKERMAN2 » Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:49 am

He must be really up for a challenge to take this on, not sure what happened to him after Hearts but the thought of working under you know who plus appeasing the Poolie fans makes it too good to turn down.

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by Old Git » Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:26 pm

Always thought Martin Jesper was a decent bloke who did well for us. Some may be critical for allowing Gray to overspend his budget but he faced a tough job in those early years after our enforced demotion.
His appointment at Pools is interesting as I believe he is a specialist at turning around failing businesses. Reading between the lines it looks like they are in a lot of financial trouble. This may be the opportunity they need to reform the club along more sustainable lines. Could be Singh’s last fling of the dice.

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by Mister e » Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:41 pm

I see the poolie bunker Hartlepool fans equivalent of darlo uncovered remains locked. Does anybody know if they have closed it down permanently ? Have their supporters fallen out with each other ? Or is Raj Singh up to his old tricks banning freedom of speech.

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by jjljks » Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:35 pm

Would that be Hearts who were relegated this season? Raj S must be looking for a friendly face, but also a sign of the troubles at Pools

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by 50 years » Thu Jun 04, 2020 4:06 pm

Same as Old Git, I thought Martin Jasper did well for us. He brought some stability into running the club, (no disrespect to the previous board who were volunteers and had a hard job balancing the books with the carry over of debt). He always seemed to make it to a few Darlo games after he left to.

He was very honest, if not brutally honest at times re our position financially and future choices he thought we may have to make. Think the Hearts job came about because of his experience of our fan owned process.

In my opinion he moved the club a step forward and the club has moved on yet again under the leadership of David J.

Assume Hartleppol want to move forward to more fan involvement financially, and Raj must see him as the man to do it.

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by divas » Thu Jun 04, 2020 4:49 pm

Mister e wrote:
Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:41 pm
I see the poolie bunker Hartlepool fans equivalent of darlo uncovered remains locked. Does anybody know if they have closed it down permanently ? Have their supporters fallen out with each other ? Or is Raj Singh up to his old tricks banning freedom of speech.
Works fine if you register and login. It’s just been hidden for “guests”

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by Old Git » Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:53 pm

Does logging in to a local rivals forum make you a troll ?

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by bga » Thu Jun 04, 2020 6:22 pm

Old Git wrote:
Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:53 pm
Does logging in to a local rivals forum make you a troll ?
Only when you type something and hit the send key!

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by Darlofan97 » Thu Jun 04, 2020 7:04 pm

I am a little surprised about this for a few different reasons.

When Jesper was at the club he always seemed to be fairly integral & professional, all the things Singh is not.

Ironically, Jesper spent a lot of time sorting out the mess Singh created (legacy debt).

No doubt Singh is impressed with what Jesper did here (I am sure the club launched an equity scheme under his tenure?). This is exactly the type of thing that Singh wants to cover the clubs losses.

The challenging aspect for Jesper is that he won’t be selling shares with the view of a majority ownership.

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by HarrytheQuaker » Thu Jun 04, 2020 7:32 pm

jjljks wrote:Would that be Hearts who were relegated this season? Raj S must be looking for a friendly face, but also a sign of the troubles at Pools
He was at Hearts for about 18 months

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by PierremontQuaker03 » Fri Jun 05, 2020 7:52 am

See Hignett is still owed money as well.
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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by Darlofan97 » Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:23 am

Singh did the same with Cooper & Dryden.

Simon Davey also took the football club (under Singh’s tenure) to an employment tribunal over unlawful deduction of wages & unpaid holiday entitlement......and won.

I’m not surprised that Hignett is still chasing his severance package.

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by Comfortably_numb » Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:15 am

jjljks wrote:
Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:35 pm
Would that be Hearts who were relegated this season? Raj S must be looking for a friendly face, but also a sign of the troubles at Pools
Hearts were expelled from the league - not relegated. If reconstruction of the leagues in Scotland doesn’t happen, Hearts chairwoman Ann Budge is taking the SPFL to court. The SPFL head (Neil Doncaster) is shitting himself at this prospect so I expect reconstruction to happen

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by EDJOHNS » Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:39 pm

Comfortably_numb wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:15 am
jjljks wrote:
Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:35 pm
Would that be Hearts who were relegated this season? Raj S must be looking for a friendly face, but also a sign of the troubles at Pools
Hearts were expelled from the league - not relegated. If reconstruction of the leagues in Scotland doesn’t happen, Hearts chairwoman Ann Budge is taking the SPFL to court. The SPFL head (Neil Doncaster) is shitting himself at this prospect so I expect reconstruction to happen
I see Rangers have come up with this alternative to what Budge proposed. Wonder if it will have legs.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/52941423

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by HarrytheQuaker » Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:11 pm

EDJOHNS wrote:
Comfortably_numb wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:15 am
jjljks wrote:
Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:35 pm
Would that be Hearts who were relegated this season? Raj S must be looking for a friendly face, but also a sign of the troubles at Pools
Hearts were expelled from the league - not relegated. If reconstruction of the leagues in Scotland doesn’t happen, Hearts chairwoman Ann Budge is taking the SPFL to court. The SPFL head (Neil Doncaster) is shitting himself at this prospect so I expect reconstruction to happen
I see Rangers have come up with this alternative to what Budge proposed. Wonder if it will have legs.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/52941423
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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by Darlogramps » Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:52 pm

HarrytheQuaker wrote:
EDJOHNS wrote:
Comfortably_numb wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:15 am
jjljks wrote:
Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:35 pm
Would that be Hearts who were relegated this season? Raj S must be looking for a friendly face, but also a sign of the troubles at Pools
Hearts were expelled from the league - not relegated. If reconstruction of the leagues in Scotland doesn’t happen, Hearts chairwoman Ann Budge is taking the SPFL to court. The SPFL head (Neil Doncaster) is shitting himself at this prospect so I expect reconstruction to happen
I see Rangers have come up with this alternative to what Budge proposed. Wonder if it will have legs.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/52941423
Who cares tbhImage

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by HarrytheQuaker » Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:30 pm

Darlogramps wrote:
HarrytheQuaker wrote:
EDJOHNS wrote:
Comfortably_numb wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:15 am
jjljks wrote:
Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:35 pm
Would that be Hearts who were relegated this season? Raj S must be looking for a friendly face, but also a sign of the troubles at Pools
Hearts were expelled from the league - not relegated. If reconstruction of the leagues in Scotland doesn’t happen, Hearts chairwoman Ann Budge is taking the SPFL to court. The SPFL head (Neil Doncaster) is shitting himself at this prospect so I expect reconstruction to happen
I see Rangers have come up with this alternative to what Budge proposed. Wonder if it will have legs.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/52941423
Who cares tbhImage

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You cared enough to comment.
I commented about Martin not about the expulsion of Hearts and Not Celtic and Rangers comments on the situation

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by Darlogramps » Sat Jun 06, 2020 11:24 pm

HarrytheQuaker wrote:
Darlogramps wrote:
HarrytheQuaker wrote:
EDJOHNS wrote:
Comfortably_numb wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:15 am
Hearts were expelled from the league - not relegated. If reconstruction of the leagues in Scotland doesn’t happen, Hearts chairwoman Ann Budge is taking the SPFL to court. The SPFL head (Neil Doncaster) is shitting himself at this prospect so I expect reconstruction to happen
I see Rangers have come up with this alternative to what Budge proposed. Wonder if it will have legs.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/52941423
Who cares tbhImage

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I commented about Martin not about the expulsion of Hearts and Not Celtic and Rangers comments on the situation

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You then replied “Who cares tbh”, which is in itself a comment (the implication being you don’t care).

If you don’t care, there’s no reason to reply directly. Therefore, because you replied, you evidently do care.

Bizarre you’re trying to deny that you even responded.
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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by EDJOHNS » Sun Jun 07, 2020 7:10 am

HarrytheQuaker wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:30 pm
Darlogramps wrote:
HarrytheQuaker wrote:
EDJOHNS wrote:
Comfortably_numb wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:15 am


Hearts were expelled from the league - not relegated. If reconstruction of the leagues in Scotland doesn’t happen, Hearts chairwoman Ann Budge is taking the SPFL to court. The SPFL head (Neil Doncaster) is shitting himself at this prospect so I expect reconstruction to happen
I see Rangers have come up with this alternative to what Budge proposed. Wonder if it will have legs.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/52941423
Who cares tbhImage

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You cared enough to comment.
I commented about Martin not about the expulsion of Hearts and Not Celtic and Rangers comments on the situation

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If that is so why did you not comment on the comment about Martin and not a reply to that comment?

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Re: Martin Jesper

Post by Comfortably_numb » Sun Jun 07, 2020 9:10 am

EDJOHNS wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:39 pm
Comfortably_numb wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:15 am
jjljks wrote:
Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:35 pm
Would that be Hearts who were relegated this season? Raj S must be looking for a friendly face, but also a sign of the troubles at Pools
Hearts were expelled from the league - not relegated. If reconstruction of the leagues in Scotland doesn’t happen, Hearts chairwoman Ann Budge is taking the SPFL to court. The SPFL head (Neil Doncaster) is shitting himself at this prospect so I expect reconstruction to happen
I see Rangers have come up with this alternative to what Budge proposed. Wonder if it will have legs.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/52941423
It will have legs as it’s now The Rangers proposing something.

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