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Hartlepool.

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Mon Nov 01, 2021 10:29 pm

It looks like Challinor is set to jump ship and head to Stockport with rumours of problems behind the scenes. :|
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 Darlopartisan » Mon Nov 01, 2021 11:41 pm

Yep he’s gone alright.

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Post by lo36789 » Tue Nov 02, 2021 7:03 am

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Mon Nov 01, 2021 10:29 pm
It looks like Challinor is set to jump ship and head to Stockport with rumours of problems behind the scenes. :|
Not sure it is indicative of anything other than Stockport's financial weight since their takeover...they recently managed to demonstrate sufficient vibes to sway Antoni Sarcevic, Bolton's captain, from League One.

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Re: Hartlepool.

Post by jjljks » Tue Nov 02, 2021 7:34 am

Anyone seen Singh talking to Steve Bruce or Ole Solskjaer? Not sure where these rumours start...😉

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Post by PierremontQuaker03 » Tue Nov 02, 2021 8:35 am

In football you accept that these things happen, if Alun can create a winning team and get us up, no doubt he would be a wanted man.
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Post by LoidLucan » Tue Nov 02, 2021 8:55 am

lo36789 wrote:
Tue Nov 02, 2021 7:03 am
theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Mon Nov 01, 2021 10:29 pm
It looks like Challinor is set to jump ship and head to Stockport with rumours of problems behind the scenes.
Not sure it is indicative of anything other than Stockport's financial weight since their takeover...they recently managed to demonstrate sufficient vibes to sway Antoni Sarcevic, Bolton's captain, from League One.


But it's also fair to say that the relationship with Singh was at times fraught, particularly in the contract negotiations. Singh resorted to putting in a matchday programme that the manager had been offered a fair deal and should sign and Challinor had a go back saying the offer was way below what the average manager was on in League Two. It's clear he felt it was like getting blood out of a stone to get what he regarded as a fair deal and he made it clear he wasn't happy with how things dragged on for months. There have also been major cutbacks behind the scenes which no doubt had some impact on Challinor and his day-to-day work. In the circumstances he did an anazing job there and they'll be big shoes to fill for Singh.
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Post by onewayup » Tue Nov 02, 2021 10:14 am

Maybe Singh will fill those shoes. I really believe in carma..raj could tell everyone his version. Mind it will be twisted to suit the facts as he sees them as normal for him.😁

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Post by LoidLucan » Tue Nov 02, 2021 11:04 am

Just wait till Challinor starts cherry picking some of the players.

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Re: Hartlepool.

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Tue Nov 02, 2021 3:12 pm

LoidLucan wrote:
Tue Nov 02, 2021 8:55 am
lo36789 wrote:
Tue Nov 02, 2021 7:03 am
theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Mon Nov 01, 2021 10:29 pm
It looks like Challinor is set to jump ship and head to Stockport with rumours of problems behind the scenes.
Not sure it is indicative of anything other than Stockport's financial weight since their takeover...they recently managed to demonstrate sufficient vibes to sway Antoni Sarcevic, Bolton's captain, from League One.


But it's also fair to say that the relationship with Singh was at times fraught, particularly in the contract negotiations. Singh resorted to putting in a matchday programme that the manager had been offered a fair deal and should sign and Challinor had a go back saying the offer was way below what the average manager was on in League Two. It's clear he felt it was like getting blood out of a stone to get what he regarded as a fair deal and he made it clear he wasn't happy with how things dragged on for months. There have also been major cutbacks behind the scenes which no doubt had some impact on Challinor and his day-to-day work. In the circumstances he did an anazing job there and they'll be big shoes to fill for Singh.
I picked up similar vibes (no pun intended) it seemed that Singh tried to cut a tough deal and maybe this left a sour taste with Challinor - his wife tweeted to say some stuff had gone on behind the scenes. Usually people tend to stay loyal if you treat them right.
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 » Tue Nov 02, 2021 8:53 pm

Maybe. I think his head was already turned mind.

It sounds like his agent has been given the details of exactly what Stockport would give him mind so obvious Hartlepool offer didn't come close to that.

I was speaking to Dave last year and I am sure he lives towards Manchester. He met the team at Halifax as they were coming from different directions.

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Post by jjljks » Wed Nov 03, 2021 5:18 am

Does Jeff Stelling want to try his hand at managing his beloved Hartlepool?😉😅

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Post by Old Git » Wed Nov 03, 2021 9:36 am

Big decision ahead for Singh on the appointment of a new manager. Quite an attractive job in some respects as there is positive momentum there having won promotion and then making a decent start to life back in the EFL. Usually at this time of year teams are looking for a new manager after a poor start to the season and are facing a relegation scrap.
Will be interesting to see who he appoints although I wouldn’t be surprised to see Tony Sweeney given a chance to show what he can do for a few games. He is a bit of a legend in those parts and did a good job in temporary charge a couple of years ago.

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Post by shildonlad » Thu Nov 04, 2021 8:41 am

Despite what folk think of singh theres been a few players from as high up as league one going to stockport so they are clearly rotten with money and even of singh uppped challinors wages his heart would not have been in it once his head was turned
I may not live in the north east anymore but i still support the north east teams

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Re: Hartlepool.

Post by Quaker85 » Thu Nov 04, 2021 2:34 pm

Hartlepool even lost their captain to Morpeth in the summer. That’s a drop of 3 divisions!


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Post by Comfortably_numb » Thu Nov 04, 2021 10:48 pm

shildonlad wrote:
Thu Nov 04, 2021 8:41 am
Despite what folk think of singh theres been a few players from as high up as league one going to stockport so they are clearly rotten with money and even of singh uppped challinors wages his heart would not have been in it once his head was turned
Disagree.

As you say money talks. Stockport…Hartlepool….hardly a Man City ‘project’.

Players and managers follow the cash. RS didn’t offer enough - simple as.

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Post by shildonlad » Thu Nov 04, 2021 11:16 pm

Comfortably_numb wrote:
Thu Nov 04, 2021 10:48 pm
shildonlad wrote:
Thu Nov 04, 2021 8:41 am
Despite what folk think of singh theres been a few players from as high up as league one going to stockport so they are clearly rotten with money and even of singh uppped challinors wages his heart would not have been in it once his head was turned
Disagree.

As you say money talks. Stockport…Hartlepool….hardly a Man City ‘project’.

Players and managers follow the cash. RS didn’t offer enough - simple as.
He was happy to sign a new contract. There seems to be a few national league clubs paying players and managers alot more than football league clubs which i never expected due to canned seasons, games with no fans etc
I may not live in the north east anymore but i still support the north east teams

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Post by theoriginalfatcat » Fri Nov 05, 2021 8:04 am

Singh must feel proper miffed that a signed contract wasn’t adhered to, he of course wouldn’t dream of doing anything duplicitous like that :silent:
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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