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Nuneaton

Post by divas » Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:42 am

Making some serious signings now that they’ve sold their ground. Mikes Addison, Kemy Agustien, Curtis Obeng

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Re: Nuneaton

Post by LoidLucan » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:10 am

It's a strange one this. Their ground has been bought by the owner of Port Vale... who is hated by lots of the fans there and he's loaned them Vale's groundsman and set up a friendly between the two clubs as well as shoving other things their way.

The owner of the Nuneaton club, who sold the ground to the Vale chairman but kept hold of the club, seems to be using money from the sale towards signings having previously been in virtual hostility with some Nuneaton fans and threatening to walk away. The sale of the ground helped pay off debts and stay in the National League North. The deal to buy the ground had to be approved by the EFL because of rules which limit the involvement one person can have in two clubs.

Be interesting to see how this pans out with a controversial chairman of another club owning their ground and heavily involved in property development. Don't think I'd always be sleeping too soundly as a fan there.

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Re: Nuneaton

Post by divas » Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:08 am

Nah it’s an absolute farce really and it’ll only end up one way. Selling the ground to fund short term finance and spending it on players is only going to end one way

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Re: Nuneaton

Post by Neil Johnson » Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:45 pm

Sounds like property sale money is being frittered away from the club and new signings are just a PR exercise. Countdown on for administration and bulldozers moving in.

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Re: Nuneaton

Post by Darlo-and-Back » Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:45 pm

divas wrote:Nah it’s an absolute farce really and it’ll only end up one way. Selling the ground to fund short term finance and spending it on players is only going to end one way
Says it all

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Re: Nuneaton

Post by LoidLucan » Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:39 pm

Bloody ell, one of the signings is Dutch midfielder Kemy Agustien, 31, who used to be on £10,000 a week at Swansea. Interestingly he was once banned from driving for clocking up a massive 39 points in his two luxury BMWs - just two less than his Swansea side had at the time :shock: .

There seems to be a Midlands Hodgy at work down there!

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Re: Nuneaton

Post by onewayup » Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:25 pm

Nowt wrong with hodgy, s ideas, I remember you loving hodgy at the time. Lucan.

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Re: Nuneaton

Post by LoidLucan » Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:14 pm

Nuneaton have a new headache. The Nuns rugby club have just dumped big skips on land they own right in front of the turnstiles in a row over a new groundshare agreement. Might need to parachute fans into the ground on matchdays :D

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Re: Nuneaton

Post by Darlo_Pete » Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:32 am

LoidLucan wrote:Nuneaton have a new headache. The Nuns rugby club have just dumped big skips on land they own right in front of the turnstiles in a row over a new groundshare agreement. Might need to parachute fans into the ground on matchdays :D
At least we don't play them until the end of March 2019, so the problem will have been rectified one way or the other by then.

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