Who do we fancy then?

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by onewayup » Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:34 pm

On what is said here darlo through and through seems people have missed out four times a Quaker, 😉

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by Darlopartisan » Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:58 pm

trevstanley wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:31 pm
Graham Fenton
Signed a 5 year contract last year, SS have money and they will probably be in this league next season, so it’s a good shout, but why would he leave.

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by HarrytheQuaker » Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:02 pm

Darlopartisan wrote:
trevstanley wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:31 pm
Graham Fenton
Signed a 5 year contract last year, SS have money and they will probably be in this league next season, so it’s a good shout, but why would he leave.
Because we are the biggest non league club

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by shildonlad » Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:24 pm

Darlopartisan wrote:
trevstanley wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:31 pm
Graham Fenton
Signed a 5 year contract last year, SS have money and they will probably be in this league next season, so it’s a good shout, but why would he leave.
Really? Thats crazy at non league level even in the lower reaches of football league
I may not live in the north east anymore but i still support the north east teams

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by Emdubya » Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:30 pm

Didn’t we give the ferret a similar deal after the pitchfork league blitz?

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by trevstanley » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:23 pm

Darlopartisan wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:58 pm
trevstanley wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:31 pm
Graham Fenton
Signed a 5 year contract last year, SS have money and they will probably be in this league next season, so it’s a good shout, but why would he leave.
Maybe he would fancy being manager rather than assistant?

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by lo36789 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:18 am

trevstanley wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:23 pm
Darlopartisan wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:58 pm
trevstanley wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:31 pm
Graham Fenton
Signed a 5 year contract last year, SS have money and they will probably be in this league next season, so it’s a good shout, but why would he leave.
Maybe he would fancy being manager rather than assistant?
He is their joint manager isn’t he?

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by karlo-cardiff » Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:13 am

I've no idea who but to help save on budget how about a player manager.... 2 for price of 1


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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by grimsbyquaker » Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:24 am

If you want a budget option then go AW with Thommo as assistant...30 years old, senior pro and all that. That would save a fortune

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by H1987 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:44 am

Bower from BPA would probably have my vote, if we can tempt him. I’d think we have a bigger budget than BPA, so we know he can do it at this level.

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:23 am

Do we fuck have a bigger budget than BPA, they're bankrolled. I know they keep on making statements that they're going to have to cut costs, but it never seems to happen.
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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:31 am

grimsbyquaker wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:24 am
If you want a budget option then go AW with Thommo as assistant...30 years old, senior pro and all that. That would save a fortune

Is this a joke?
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: Who do we fancy then?

Post by grimsbyquaker » Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:00 pm

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:31 am
grimsbyquaker wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:24 am
If you want a budget option then go AW with Thommo as assistant...30 years old, senior pro and all that. That would save a fortune

Is this a joke?
Not if we’re on our uppers, no. Gotta be better than someone from the Pitchfork League or Chris Bloody Hardy

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by Darlo_Pete » Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:17 pm

Has there been any indication as to how long it'll be before an appointment is made?

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:41 pm

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:17 pm
Has there been any indication as to how long it'll be before an appointment is made?
“A number of weeks” according to an email I’ve picked up from the club.
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: Who do we fancy then?

Post by Darlo_Pete » Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:42 pm

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:41 pm
Darlo_Pete wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:17 pm
Has there been any indication as to how long it'll be before an appointment is made?
“A number of weeks” according to an email I’ve picked up from the club.
Thanks for that, I was hoping that a decision would have been made a bit quicker than that, but I guess it's more important to get the decision right, rather than appointment made quickly.

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by lo36789 » Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:32 am

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:42 pm
theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:41 pm
Darlo_Pete wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:17 pm
Has there been any indication as to how long it'll be before an appointment is made?
“A number of weeks” according to an email I’ve picked up from the club.
Thanks for that, I was hoping that a decision would have been made a bit quicker than that, but I guess it's more important to get the decision right, rather than appointment made quickly.
Go on when were you hoping for?

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by Quaker85 » Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:34 am

darlobaz791 wrote:https://darlingtonfc.co.uk/news/job-adv ... lington-fc

For interested parties
Lovely positive discrimination clause in there I see.


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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by Darlo_Pete » Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:59 am

lo36789 wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:32 am
Darlo_Pete wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:42 pm
theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:41 pm
Darlo_Pete wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:17 pm
Has there been any indication as to how long it'll be before an appointment is made?
“A number of weeks” according to an email I’ve picked up from the club.
Thanks for that, I was hoping that a decision would have been made a bit quicker than that, but I guess it's more important to get the decision right, rather than appointment made quickly.
Go on when were you hoping for?
I'd hoped they'd had someone lined up and the decision would have been made within a week. Signings need to be identified and signed up as quickly as possible, otherwise other clubs will get the better players available.

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by Quakerlad » Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:21 am

Completely agree and a bit disappointed really.
They obviously have known TW was leaving so surely should have drawn up a shortlist of potential candidates and be approaching them in order. Can’t imagine any serious candidate is going to apply who is not on this forums list so board should have been more proactive in my opinion. Just seems to waste a few weeks that could have seen players get fixed up elsewhere.
Still, as long as we get the right guy I guess. In my opinion experience of this level isn’t as important as good man management skills, tactical nous and ability to build a winning mentality in the team.

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by onewayup » Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:24 am

Darlo Pete, there is a process to follow, you can't just pull someone of the street you clown. Things have to be done properly.

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by Vodka_Vic » Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:42 am

If they don't go through the process of putting out an application process then they could get in trouble for simply 'Tapping up' other clubs. They may have someone in mind, in which case this would be a means to an end. But it has to be done.

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by lo36789 » Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:54 am

Quakerlad wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:21 am
Just seems to waste a few weeks that could have seen players get fixed up elsewhere.
Players are signing off for the summer - they won't be getting tied down to new clubs in the next week or so.

Contracts won't even expire until the end of May and there will be no training taking place until what July when players return.

Sometimes patience is a virtue with these things. The players we want to sign are those who are aspiring to return to full time football in the not-to-distant future, those players will be having trials with FL and Conference teams at the start of pre-season. I'd hope we can pick up some of these lads come end of July / early August.

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by divas » Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:46 am

Contracts expire end of April for players at most clubs not in the play-offs but there’ll still be plenty of players around by the time we recruit a new manager. Watson didn’t do too badly at Gateshead with his 11th hour signings

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by Fatty eats roadkill » Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:54 am

I think it would be pretty cool if we got a woman manager. Think of the PR, especially if we were doing well.
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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by lo36789 » Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:10 am

divas wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:46 am
Contracts expire end of April for players at most clubs not in the play-offs but there’ll still be plenty of players around by the time we recruit a new manager. Watson didn’t do too badly at Gateshead with his 11th hour signings
Depends if current FT or currently PT.

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by lo36789 » Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:10 am

divas wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:46 am
Contracts expire end of April for players at most clubs not in the play-offs but there’ll still be plenty of players around by the time we recruit a new manager. Watson didn’t do too badly at Gateshead with his 11th hour signings
Depends if current FT or currently PT.

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by spen666 » Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:48 am

Fatty eats roadkill wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:54 am
I think it would be pretty cool if we got a woman manager. Think of the PR, especially if we were doing well.
Cheri Lunghi is dusting off her CV as we speak

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Re: Who do we fancy then?

Post by MKDarlo » Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:07 pm

Can we PLEASE look beyond people who have an "attachment" to this club and employ the best person we can? It is possible that people who have never played for Darlo are able to mange the club...............

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