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York City.

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Sat Nov 13, 2021 9:20 pm

Another manager bites the dust!
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: York City.

Post by Emdubya » Sat Nov 13, 2021 10:12 pm

Absolutely nailed on when they got Askey in earlier in the week.Dont think many Yorkies will be sorry to see him go.

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Post by LoidLucan » Sat Nov 13, 2021 10:30 pm

Maybe Tommy Miller won't be far behind

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Post by Vodka_Vic » Sat Nov 13, 2021 10:32 pm

Askey comfirmed until the end of the season. Tommy Miller 2nd favourite for Hartlepool job

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Post by LoidLucan » Sat Nov 13, 2021 10:46 pm

I don't think even Raj Singh would be that insane. Miller's beginning to look like a rabbit in the headlights, especially since Spenny had to bring Ainsley back as Head of Football.

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Re: York City.

Post by Old Git » Sun Nov 14, 2021 10:50 am

York is becoming a bit of a graveyard for football managers and you have to wonder why. Perhaps McGill is the real problem there, as Watson is not the first manager who has been successful elsewhere ,to fail under him.

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Post by tdk1 » Sun Nov 14, 2021 10:59 am

Pretty shady appointing a new manager *before* sacking the old one

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Re: York City.

Post by jjljks » Sun Nov 14, 2021 11:15 am

The City fans definitely not united behind their owner. They might play in a nice new stadium but I would not want to be in their position.

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Post by PierremontQuaker03 » Sun Nov 14, 2021 9:50 pm

At the time I thought Watson was a good appointment. However, the York job seems cursed. Its amazing how a full time team cannot seem to make progress out of this league.
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Post by theoriginalfatcat » Mon Nov 15, 2021 7:38 am

I see that Cummins had been ostracised because of some kind of betting activity- this won’t have helped Watson.
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: York City.

Post by bigdavethemaddog » Mon Nov 15, 2021 9:05 am

PierremontQuaker03 wrote:
Sun Nov 14, 2021 9:50 pm
At the time I thought Watson was a good appointment. However, the York job seems cursed. Its amazing how a full time team cannot seem to make progress out of this league.
bit like Stockport before them.

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Re: York City.

Post by eddie-rowles » Tue Nov 16, 2021 8:34 am

Alot of similarities between York and Chimplepool egotistical leaders who get involved in football matters they know nothing about, both do not own there grounds, large fan base but little or no positive fan involvement promoted and both Chairmen owed millions in loans ready to call them in at a moments notice. Believe York will be the first to implode but with Uncle Raj at the helm never far from crashing onto the Headland rocks.

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Re: York City.

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Tue Nov 16, 2021 8:40 am

York were a well run club up until recently, now they don’t own their own stadium and have to rent.

Other clubs rent and it’s not a problem in itself but you can only sell the family silver once.
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 LoidLucan » Tue Nov 16, 2021 9:10 am

I think they'll be OK in the long run, the safety cushion of a supportive city council and the guarantee and security of a ground to play on will ensure that. The ground is of a great size, has fantastic sporting and community facilities around it and will be completely viable.

York greater area has a population approaching 214,000, its a fairly wealthy area and once they go through the angst-ridden divorce with their current owner and he gets his money back, I'm sure someone else will come along and get involved.

It's a prestigious and secure stadium set-up for potential owners to get involved in. They have a 99-year lease and opportunities to generate income for the club there. Eventually they'll surely hit on the right manager and the right owner and move forward.

But there'll be ructions before McGill finally goes.

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Re: York City.

Post by Darlofan97 » Wed Nov 17, 2021 12:20 pm

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Tue Nov 16, 2021 8:40 am
York were a well run club up until recently, now they don’t own their own stadium and have to rent.

Other clubs rent and it’s not a problem in itself but you can only sell the family silver once.
I wouldn't say so. Up to 30 June 2020, they made a £700k loss and were £12.3 million in debt.

I'm not sure the sale of Bootham Crescent will bring in that much. Crucially, BC isn't owned by the football club, rather Jason McGill.

Best case situation for them is McGill to re-coup £x million from the sale and write off the rest, enabling a fan ownership.

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