Nathan Cartman on choosing not to take his own life and asking for help

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Nathan Cartman on choosing not to take his own life and asking for help

Post by JABWootton » Wed Sep 01, 2021 4:56 pm

Bit of an eye-opener regarding our former Striker, Nathan Cartman

Wishing him all the best

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/58330316

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Post by theoriginalfatcat » Wed Sep 01, 2021 7:43 pm

Thanks for putting that up J.W. - a harrowing story.
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: Nathan Cartman on choosing not to take his own life and asking for help

Post by spen666 » Wed Sep 01, 2021 8:02 pm

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Wed Sep 01, 2021 7:43 pm
Thanks for putting that up J.W. - a harrowing story.
Agreed

It was brave of him to tell his story & good to hear things seem to be improving for him on a personal level

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Post by quakersfan » Wed Sep 01, 2021 8:37 pm

I think a lot of football players go through this perhaps people should twice before they boo and criticise, imagine been in a normal job and shouted down and called all the names under the sun when you do something wrong

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Post by theoriginalfatcat » Wed Sep 01, 2021 9:41 pm

I took from the article that in this case it was his love of football that was keeping him going. Football wasn’t the issue here.
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: Nathan Cartman on choosing not to take his own life and asking for help

Post by PierremontQuaker03 » Thu Sep 02, 2021 7:30 am

Some people will have a better memory than me, did he get a fair crack of the whip in this league? I can't remember in recent years many poachers that we have had, hopefully Nelson will be a good addition.
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Re: Nathan Cartman on choosing not to take his own life and asking for help

Post by lo36789 » Thu Sep 02, 2021 11:06 am

quakersfan wrote:
Wed Sep 01, 2021 8:37 pm
I think a lot of football players go through this perhaps people should twice before they boo and criticise, imagine been in a normal job and shouted down and called all the names under the sun when you do something wrong
Do something wrong is probably an exaggeration in most cases.

Just being on the football pitch is justification to have abuse hurled at you. Apparantely being technically skilled at football means that you should expect it.
theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Wed Sep 01, 2021 9:41 pm
I took from the article that in this case it was his love of football that was keeping him going. Football wasn’t the issue here.
That makes it ok then.

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Post by theoriginalfatcat » Thu Sep 02, 2021 5:07 pm

lo36789 wrote:
Thu Sep 02, 2021 11:06 am
quakersfan wrote:
Wed Sep 01, 2021 8:37 pm
I think a lot of football players go through this perhaps people should twice before they boo and criticise, imagine been in a normal job and shouted down and called all the names under the sun when you do something wrong
Do something wrong is probably an exaggeration in most cases.

Just being on the football pitch is justification to have abuse hurled at you. Apparantely being technically skilled at football means that you should expect it.
theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Wed Sep 01, 2021 9:41 pm
I took from the article that in this case it was his love of football that was keeping him going. Football wasn’t the issue here.
That makes it ok then.
Lo, W.T.F. are you on about?? That's just a ridiculous point you've put. Nothing makes hurling abuse at footballers okay, but I never said that or even suggested anything like that.

If you read the article you will see that it was Nathan's love of football that was keeping him going and when Scarborough stopped playing his problems got worse. quakersfan was ruminating about footballers getting abuse and that's something I agree with but that's a separate issue and nothing to do with Nathan's problems and nothing to do with his brave decision to open up about things to the national media.
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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Post by lo36789 » Sun Sep 05, 2021 10:24 am

Just seemed to be an attempt to palm off the principle that quakersfan had made tbh, as I took that he was talking more generically (given his reference to a lot of players).

Don't disagree on not being a specific trigger for Nathan Cartman.

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