Bradford City left back James Meredith in hot water over feet tweet

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: NOT THE TIME OR THE PLACE: James Meredith’s Twitter picture of his broken right foot NOT THE TIME OR THE PLACE: James Meredith’s Twitter picture of his broken right foot

James Meredith faces a carpeting from City for revealing details of his broken foot on Twitter.

Meredith is likely to spend a number of weeks on the sidelines after breaking a metatarsal bone in his right foot in training on Tuesday.

But City were not amused that the defender released the news by social media before they had seen the test results on his injury.

Joint-chairman Mark Lawn believes it has given Saturday’s visitors Bristol City a potential advantage by knowing that the ever-present left back will not be involved already.

Lawn said: “I don’t think it’s a sensible thing to do to alert the opposition before anybody else knows he is injured.

“Let’s give them the team early in the week. I’m sure (Bristol City manager) Steve Cotterill is planning what to do right now.

“What do you think teams do on a Thursday and Friday in training? If they can find out the opposition’s plans and who’s playing or not, they can work on how best to set up for the game.”

The loss of Meredith adds to a current injury list, which Phil Parkinson is City’s worst in over a year.

He is just hoping that some of Valley Parade’s walking wounded can present themselves fit for action for the weekend.

“That would give everyone a boost,” said the Bantams boss as he assessed a treatment room that already contains Nahki Wells, Nathan Doyle, Raffaele De Vita, Andy Gray, Matt Taylor as well as established absentee Andrew Davies.

Parkinson is careful about predicting their chances of recovering in time but said: “They are making progress.

“None of them are long term. It’s just a few like Andy Gray are taking longer to clear up than we first anticipated.

“Look at a lot of teams over the Christmas and New Year period who have picked up a few injuries and niggles. We are the same.

“We probably haven’t had this kind of run over the last 12 months or so and need as many of those back as possible. The most important thing for me is how many we can get available to play again for Saturday.

“Having last weekend free won’t have done anyone any harm. The second half of the season starts here and my focus is on getting as many players up for selection as we can.”

There is good news on the horizon as Davies continues to increase his recovery programme.

The defensive lynchpin’s knee operation in October coincided with the start of City’s present fall from grace. They have won only once without him.

Davies has targeted a return by the end of the month and Parkinson believes everything is on course.

He added: “Dava started running again last week and is continuing his progression. He is increasing the pace of his running and his general football-related movement.

“We have waited a while for him and want to make sure he’s right. But it won’t be too long before he is back available.”

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8:02am Thu 9 Jan 14

Freddy says...

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Mr. Lawn said " Lawn said: “I don’t think it’s a sensible thing to do to alert the opposition before anybody else knows he is injured.".
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YOUR MISSION ,MR. LAWN, IS TO ENSURE PLAYERS ARE BROUGHT IN ---NOW!!!.--USING THE £ 1 MILLION YOU TOOK BACK AT THE END OF LAST SEASON.
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Mr. Lawn should not be concerned with the Squads matters--which are the job of the Manager/Coach. NOT A JOINT DIRECTOR.
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THERE HAS NOT BEEN ONE PLAYER MOVEMENT SO FAR, IN THIS TRANSFER WINDOW ! ---WHY???.
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* Mr. Lawn said " Lawn said: “I don’t think it’s a sensible thing to do to alert the opposition before anybody else knows he is injured.". * YOUR MISSION ,MR. LAWN, IS TO ENSURE PLAYERS ARE BROUGHT IN ---NOW!!!.--USING THE £ 1 MILLION YOU TOOK BACK AT THE END OF LAST SEASON. * Mr. Lawn should not be concerned with the Squads matters--which are the job of the Manager/Coach. NOT A JOINT DIRECTOR. * THERE HAS NOT BEEN ONE PLAYER MOVEMENT SO FAR, IN THIS TRANSFER WINDOW ! ---WHY???. * Freddy
  • Score: -34

8:11am Thu 9 Jan 14

Nickloza says...

Freddy wrote:
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Mr. Lawn said " Lawn said: “I don’t think it’s a sensible thing to do to alert the opposition before anybody else knows he is injured.".
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YOUR MISSION ,MR. LAWN, IS TO ENSURE PLAYERS ARE BROUGHT IN ---NOW!!!.--USING THE £ 1 MILLION YOU TOOK BACK AT THE END OF LAST SEASON.
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Mr. Lawn should not be concerned with the Squads matters--which are the job of the Manager/Coach. NOT A JOINT DIRECTOR.
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THERE HAS NOT BEEN ONE PLAYER MOVEMENT SO FAR, IN THIS TRANSFER WINDOW ! ---WHY???.
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Isn't bringing players in SQUAD matters? What a ridiculous post
[quote][p][bold]Freddy[/bold] wrote: * Mr. Lawn said " Lawn said: “I don’t think it’s a sensible thing to do to alert the opposition before anybody else knows he is injured.". * YOUR MISSION ,MR. LAWN, IS TO ENSURE PLAYERS ARE BROUGHT IN ---NOW!!!.--USING THE £ 1 MILLION YOU TOOK BACK AT THE END OF LAST SEASON. * Mr. Lawn should not be concerned with the Squads matters--which are the job of the Manager/Coach. NOT A JOINT DIRECTOR. * THERE HAS NOT BEEN ONE PLAYER MOVEMENT SO FAR, IN THIS TRANSFER WINDOW ! ---WHY???. *[/p][/quote]Isn't bringing players in SQUAD matters? What a ridiculous post Nickloza
  • Score: 15

8:16am Thu 9 Jan 14

karliboy says...

big mouth lawn strikes lawn strikes again! why doesnt that fat man concentrate on being joint chairman and let parky worry about team selection??? IPWT!
big mouth lawn strikes lawn strikes again! why doesnt that fat man concentrate on being joint chairman and let parky worry about team selection??? IPWT! karliboy
  • Score: -22

8:22am Thu 9 Jan 14

Statler4 says...

Freddy wrote:
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Mr. Lawn said " Lawn said: “I don’t think it’s a sensible thing to do to alert the opposition before anybody else knows he is injured.".
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YOUR MISSION ,MR. LAWN, IS TO ENSURE PLAYERS ARE BROUGHT IN ---NOW!!!.--USING THE £ 1 MILLION YOU TOOK BACK AT THE END OF LAST SEASON.
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Mr. Lawn should not be concerned with the Squads matters--which are the job of the Manager/Coach. NOT A JOINT DIRECTOR.
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THERE HAS NOT BEEN ONE PLAYER MOVEMENT SO FAR, IN THIS TRANSFER WINDOW ! ---WHY???.
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So, he can't comment but you can? The £1 million Mark Lawn took back was his own money and he can choose to spend it or not as he wishes.
[quote][p][bold]Freddy[/bold] wrote: * Mr. Lawn said " Lawn said: “I don’t think it’s a sensible thing to do to alert the opposition before anybody else knows he is injured.". * YOUR MISSION ,MR. LAWN, IS TO ENSURE PLAYERS ARE BROUGHT IN ---NOW!!!.--USING THE £ 1 MILLION YOU TOOK BACK AT THE END OF LAST SEASON. * Mr. Lawn should not be concerned with the Squads matters--which are the job of the Manager/Coach. NOT A JOINT DIRECTOR. * THERE HAS NOT BEEN ONE PLAYER MOVEMENT SO FAR, IN THIS TRANSFER WINDOW ! ---WHY???. *[/p][/quote]So, he can't comment but you can? The £1 million Mark Lawn took back was his own money and he can choose to spend it or not as he wishes. Statler4
  • Score: 35

8:38am Thu 9 Jan 14

fatbloke says...

Maybe its a good thing JM leaked this, it may have had Cotterill crashing his head against brick walls wondering who the hell we will play at left back!!
Maybe its a good thing JM leaked this, it may have had Cotterill crashing his head against brick walls wondering who the hell we will play at left back!! fatbloke
  • Score: 12

8:45am Thu 9 Jan 14

passionate says...

Freddy wrote:
* Mr. Lawn said " Lawn said: “I don’t think it’s a sensible thing to do to alert the opposition before anybody else knows he is injured.". * YOUR MISSION ,MR. LAWN, IS TO ENSURE PLAYERS ARE BROUGHT IN ---NOW!!!.--USING THE £ 1 MILLION YOU TOOK BACK AT THE END OF LAST SEASON. * Mr. Lawn should not be concerned with the Squads matters--which are the job of the Manager/Coach. NOT A JOINT DIRECTOR. * THERE HAS NOT BEEN ONE PLAYER MOVEMENT SO FAR, IN THIS TRANSFER WINDOW ! ---WHY???. *
Idiot alert.
[quote][p][bold]Freddy[/bold] wrote: * Mr. Lawn said " Lawn said: “I don’t think it’s a sensible thing to do to alert the opposition before anybody else knows he is injured.". * YOUR MISSION ,MR. LAWN, IS TO ENSURE PLAYERS ARE BROUGHT IN ---NOW!!!.--USING THE £ 1 MILLION YOU TOOK BACK AT THE END OF LAST SEASON. * Mr. Lawn should not be concerned with the Squads matters--which are the job of the Manager/Coach. NOT A JOINT DIRECTOR. * THERE HAS NOT BEEN ONE PLAYER MOVEMENT SO FAR, IN THIS TRANSFER WINDOW ! ---WHY???. *[/p][/quote]Idiot alert. passionate
  • Score: 13

8:47am Thu 9 Jan 14

GenieBantam says...

I'd be more worried that we have no natural left back available.
I'd be more worried that we have no natural left back available. GenieBantam
  • Score: 4

8:50am Thu 9 Jan 14

dannbradfc says...

fatbloke wrote:
Maybe its a good thing JM leaked this, it may have had Cotterill crashing his head against brick walls wondering who the hell we will play at left back!!
I feel lawn is panicking somewhat as he knows this is now a hugely significant game. Lose and we are really looking over our shoulders rather than up.

No new players, not even on loan? Forget the Nahki situation but the injuries dictate that our squad is struggling to cope and without our 'first' team on the pitch we are struggling even further. We desperately need some new blood. Even just one player may spark the others into life. Preferably that would have been an attacking player but now Merediths injury will swing parkys focus back the defence. He's sigend far more defensive players than attacking one's during his time here and thats his philosphy but we have very few goal scorers in the side and/or even goal threats.......
[quote][p][bold]fatbloke[/bold] wrote: Maybe its a good thing JM leaked this, it may have had Cotterill crashing his head against brick walls wondering who the hell we will play at left back!![/p][/quote]I feel lawn is panicking somewhat as he knows this is now a hugely significant game. Lose and we are really looking over our shoulders rather than up. No new players, not even on loan? Forget the Nahki situation but the injuries dictate that our squad is struggling to cope and without our 'first' team on the pitch we are struggling even further. We desperately need some new blood. Even just one player may spark the others into life. Preferably that would have been an attacking player but now Merediths injury will swing parkys focus back the defence. He's sigend far more defensive players than attacking one's during his time here and thats his philosphy but we have very few goal scorers in the side and/or even goal threats....... dannbradfc
  • Score: 2

8:50am Thu 9 Jan 14

neiltherealdeal says...

What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off! neiltherealdeal
  • Score: 13

9:12am Thu 9 Jan 14

minkiebantam says...

PP Quoted as saying... "Look at a lot of teams over the Christmas and New Year period who have picked up a few injuries and niggles. We are the same."
This is correct Parky, But it seems like everyone of thoughs teams have also ADDED 1+ squad members to there ranks to help cover this. Everyone EXCEPT BCFC!!??
PP Quoted as saying... "Look at a lot of teams over the Christmas and New Year period who have picked up a few injuries and niggles. We are the same." This is correct Parky, But it seems like everyone of thoughs teams have also ADDED 1+ squad members to there ranks to help cover this. Everyone EXCEPT BCFC!!?? minkiebantam
  • Score: -11

9:26am Thu 9 Jan 14

tinytoonster says...

should not be talking on media sites but ok for the club to advertise wells for sale everywhere!
hypocrites!
then parky reels off a list of injured players, half of which he will be trying to dump anyway.
you cannot complain about injuries to players you dont play.
if things are so bad why not play some of the subs?
oh yeah you don't like them!!
should not be talking on media sites but ok for the club to advertise wells for sale everywhere! hypocrites! then parky reels off a list of injured players, half of which he will be trying to dump anyway. you cannot complain about injuries to players you dont play. if things are so bad why not play some of the subs? oh yeah you don't like them!! tinytoonster
  • Score: -1

9:27am Thu 9 Jan 14

fatbloke says...

minkiebantam wrote:
PP Quoted as saying... "Look at a lot of teams over the Christmas and New Year period who have picked up a few injuries and niggles. We are the same."
This is correct Parky, But it seems like everyone of thoughs teams have also ADDED 1+ squad members to there ranks to help cover this. Everyone EXCEPT BCFC!!??
Think it seems clear we have to wait on the NW saga coming to end.

Not what most fans want, but the reality is what is.
[quote][p][bold]minkiebantam[/bold] wrote: PP Quoted as saying... "Look at a lot of teams over the Christmas and New Year period who have picked up a few injuries and niggles. We are the same." This is correct Parky, But it seems like everyone of thoughs teams have also ADDED 1+ squad members to there ranks to help cover this. Everyone EXCEPT BCFC!!??[/p][/quote]Think it seems clear we have to wait on the NW saga coming to end. Not what most fans want, but the reality is what is. fatbloke
  • Score: 3

9:28am Thu 9 Jan 14

tinytoonster says...

minkiebantam wrote:
PP Quoted as saying... "Look at a lot of teams over the Christmas and New Year period who have picked up a few injuries and niggles. We are the same."
This is correct Parky, But it seems like everyone of thoughs teams have also ADDED 1+ squad members to there ranks to help cover this. Everyone EXCEPT BCFC!!??
have you noticed any comment that makes sense but puts parky in a bad light as a minus score?
truth hurts some people.
[quote][p][bold]minkiebantam[/bold] wrote: PP Quoted as saying... "Look at a lot of teams over the Christmas and New Year period who have picked up a few injuries and niggles. We are the same." This is correct Parky, But it seems like everyone of thoughs teams have also ADDED 1+ squad members to there ranks to help cover this. Everyone EXCEPT BCFC!!??[/p][/quote]have you noticed any comment that makes sense but puts parky in a bad light as a minus score? truth hurts some people. tinytoonster
  • Score: -16

10:06am Thu 9 Jan 14

whisky1 says...

Freddy wrote:
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Mr. Lawn said " Lawn said: “I don’t think it’s a sensible thing to do to alert the opposition before anybody else knows he is injured.".
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YOUR MISSION ,MR. LAWN, IS TO ENSURE PLAYERS ARE BROUGHT IN ---NOW!!!.--USING THE £ 1 MILLION YOU TOOK BACK AT THE END OF LAST SEASON.
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Mr. Lawn should not be concerned with the Squads matters--which are the job of the Manager/Coach. NOT A JOINT DIRECTOR.
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THERE HAS NOT BEEN ONE PLAYER MOVEMENT SO FAR, IN THIS TRANSFER WINDOW ! ---WHY???.
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Lol..no Freddy its your turn Lawn put in a million to stabilise the club when no one else would touch us...It was a LOAN ..you put in a wedge of your life savings >>>if you have any ..then you can start having a pop. What a tool.
[quote][p][bold]Freddy[/bold] wrote: * Mr. Lawn said " Lawn said: “I don’t think it’s a sensible thing to do to alert the opposition before anybody else knows he is injured.". * YOUR MISSION ,MR. LAWN, IS TO ENSURE PLAYERS ARE BROUGHT IN ---NOW!!!.--USING THE £ 1 MILLION YOU TOOK BACK AT THE END OF LAST SEASON. * Mr. Lawn should not be concerned with the Squads matters--which are the job of the Manager/Coach. NOT A JOINT DIRECTOR. * THERE HAS NOT BEEN ONE PLAYER MOVEMENT SO FAR, IN THIS TRANSFER WINDOW ! ---WHY???. *[/p][/quote]Lol..no Freddy its your turn Lawn put in a million to stabilise the club when no one else would touch us...It was a LOAN ..you put in a wedge of your life savings >>>if you have any ..then you can start having a pop. What a tool. whisky1
  • Score: 11

10:09am Thu 9 Jan 14

mjkyorkshire says...

Erm, an announcement was put on the City website at 9.40am yesterday morning - not exactly keeping it secret!!
Erm, an announcement was put on the City website at 9.40am yesterday morning - not exactly keeping it secret!! mjkyorkshire
  • Score: 1

10:09am Thu 9 Jan 14

Michael Clayton says...

mjkyorkshire wrote:
Erm, an announcement was put on the City website at 9.40am yesterday morning - not exactly keeping it secret!!
The horse had already bolted though?
[quote][p][bold]mjkyorkshire[/bold] wrote: Erm, an announcement was put on the City website at 9.40am yesterday morning - not exactly keeping it secret!![/p][/quote]The horse had already bolted though? Michael Clayton
  • Score: 4

10:10am Thu 9 Jan 14

Peter300 says...

Freddy wrote:
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Mr. Lawn said " Lawn said: “I don’t think it’s a sensible thing to do to alert the opposition before anybody else knows he is injured.".
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YOUR MISSION ,MR. LAWN, IS TO ENSURE PLAYERS ARE BROUGHT IN ---NOW!!!.--USING THE £ 1 MILLION YOU TOOK BACK AT THE END OF LAST SEASON.
*
Mr. Lawn should not be concerned with the Squads matters--which are the job of the Manager/Coach. NOT A JOINT DIRECTOR.
*
THERE HAS NOT BEEN ONE PLAYER MOVEMENT SO FAR, IN THIS TRANSFER WINDOW ! ---WHY???.
*
Please don't shout. Control yourself. Try to relax a little and be patient please. Now you wouldn't want players signed just for the sake of it would you? Please try to be sensible and calm yourself a little.
[quote][p][bold]Freddy[/bold] wrote: * Mr. Lawn said " Lawn said: “I don’t think it’s a sensible thing to do to alert the opposition before anybody else knows he is injured.". * YOUR MISSION ,MR. LAWN, IS TO ENSURE PLAYERS ARE BROUGHT IN ---NOW!!!.--USING THE £ 1 MILLION YOU TOOK BACK AT THE END OF LAST SEASON. * Mr. Lawn should not be concerned with the Squads matters--which are the job of the Manager/Coach. NOT A JOINT DIRECTOR. * THERE HAS NOT BEEN ONE PLAYER MOVEMENT SO FAR, IN THIS TRANSFER WINDOW ! ---WHY???. *[/p][/quote]Please don't shout. Control yourself. Try to relax a little and be patient please. Now you wouldn't want players signed just for the sake of it would you? Please try to be sensible and calm yourself a little. Peter300
  • Score: 6

10:11am Thu 9 Jan 14

Peter300 says...

karliboy wrote:
big mouth lawn strikes lawn strikes again! why doesnt that fat man concentrate on being joint chairman and let parky worry about team selection??? IPWT!
I think Mr. Lawn makes a vaild point.
[quote][p][bold]karliboy[/bold] wrote: big mouth lawn strikes lawn strikes again! why doesnt that fat man concentrate on being joint chairman and let parky worry about team selection??? IPWT![/p][/quote]I think Mr. Lawn makes a vaild point. Peter300
  • Score: 2

10:13am Thu 9 Jan 14

Peter300 says...

dannbradfc wrote:
fatbloke wrote:
Maybe its a good thing JM leaked this, it may have had Cotterill crashing his head against brick walls wondering who the hell we will play at left back!!
I feel lawn is panicking somewhat as he knows this is now a hugely significant game. Lose and we are really looking over our shoulders rather than up.

No new players, not even on loan? Forget the Nahki situation but the injuries dictate that our squad is struggling to cope and without our 'first' team on the pitch we are struggling even further. We desperately need some new blood. Even just one player may spark the others into life. Preferably that would have been an attacking player but now Merediths injury will swing parkys focus back the defence. He's sigend far more defensive players than attacking one's during his time here and thats his philosphy but we have very few goal scorers in the side and/or even goal threats.......
The only people who seem to be panicking are some of the fans on this message board.
[quote][p][bold]dannbradfc[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]fatbloke[/bold] wrote: Maybe its a good thing JM leaked this, it may have had Cotterill crashing his head against brick walls wondering who the hell we will play at left back!![/p][/quote]I feel lawn is panicking somewhat as he knows this is now a hugely significant game. Lose and we are really looking over our shoulders rather than up. No new players, not even on loan? Forget the Nahki situation but the injuries dictate that our squad is struggling to cope and without our 'first' team on the pitch we are struggling even further. We desperately need some new blood. Even just one player may spark the others into life. Preferably that would have been an attacking player but now Merediths injury will swing parkys focus back the defence. He's sigend far more defensive players than attacking one's during his time here and thats his philosphy but we have very few goal scorers in the side and/or even goal threats.......[/p][/quote]The only people who seem to be panicking are some of the fans on this message board. Peter300
  • Score: 4

10:16am Thu 9 Jan 14

Peter300 says...

minkiebantam wrote:
PP Quoted as saying... "Look at a lot of teams over the Christmas and New Year period who have picked up a few injuries and niggles. We are the same."
This is correct Parky, But it seems like everyone of thoughs teams have also ADDED 1+ squad members to there ranks to help cover this. Everyone EXCEPT BCFC!!??
I'm sure players will be both leaving and arriving during the window. However, you know the joint-chairmens view on loan players (which I don't agree with) and you will be the first to start complaining were there to be an influx of loan players.
[quote][p][bold]minkiebantam[/bold] wrote: PP Quoted as saying... "Look at a lot of teams over the Christmas and New Year period who have picked up a few injuries and niggles. We are the same." This is correct Parky, But it seems like everyone of thoughs teams have also ADDED 1+ squad members to there ranks to help cover this. Everyone EXCEPT BCFC!!??[/p][/quote]I'm sure players will be both leaving and arriving during the window. However, you know the joint-chairmens view on loan players (which I don't agree with) and you will be the first to start complaining were there to be an influx of loan players. Peter300
  • Score: 3

10:20am Thu 9 Jan 14

Peter300 says...

tinytoonster wrote:
should not be talking on media sites but ok for the club to advertise wells for sale everywhere!
hypocrites!
then parky reels off a list of injured players, half of which he will be trying to dump anyway.
you cannot complain about injuries to players you dont play.
if things are so bad why not play some of the subs?
oh yeah you don't like them!!
I don't think this is actually true.
[quote][p][bold]tinytoonster[/bold] wrote: should not be talking on media sites but ok for the club to advertise wells for sale everywhere! hypocrites! then parky reels off a list of injured players, half of which he will be trying to dump anyway. you cannot complain about injuries to players you dont play. if things are so bad why not play some of the subs? oh yeah you don't like them!![/p][/quote]I don't think this is actually true. Peter300
  • Score: 3

10:30am Thu 9 Jan 14

tyker7745 says...

neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
[quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses. tyker7745
  • Score: -2

10:45am Thu 9 Jan 14

whisky1 says...

tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
Please let us know the provenance of your assertion that interest was actually paid rather than tittle tattle on social media.
[quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]Please let us know the provenance of your assertion that interest was actually paid rather than tittle tattle on social media. whisky1
  • Score: 4

10:54am Thu 9 Jan 14

Rambo says...

The club had to announce it as Meredith spilled the beans. Otherwise they could have kept it quiet until 2pm on Saturday. Some people will say 'so what' but the fact is Bristol know our main LB is out and will have done so for 3 days prior to the game.

Football clubs aren't stupid - they will most likely check websites/social media in advance of a game to see if any opposing players let slip any injury or tactics news. Most if not all clubs I'm assuming have a no club info policy for social media for good reason.
The club had to announce it as Meredith spilled the beans. Otherwise they could have kept it quiet until 2pm on Saturday. Some people will say 'so what' but the fact is Bristol know our main LB is out and will have done so for 3 days prior to the game. Football clubs aren't stupid - they will most likely check websites/social media in advance of a game to see if any opposing players let slip any injury or tactics news. Most if not all clubs I'm assuming have a no club info policy for social media for good reason. Rambo
  • Score: 5

11:02am Thu 9 Jan 14

bahamianbantam says...

Didnt we hardly win a game without Meredith in Jan/Feb last year. Hope it's not deja vu! Whilst obviously the transfer window is unwinding some movement would be greatly appreciated
Didnt we hardly win a game without Meredith in Jan/Feb last year. Hope it's not deja vu! Whilst obviously the transfer window is unwinding some movement would be greatly appreciated bahamianbantam
  • Score: 0

11:26am Thu 9 Jan 14

minkiebantam says...

Peter300 wrote:
minkiebantam wrote: PP Quoted as saying... "Look at a lot of teams over the Christmas and New Year period who have picked up a few injuries and niggles. We are the same." This is correct Parky, But it seems like everyone of thoughs teams have also ADDED 1+ squad members to there ranks to help cover this. Everyone EXCEPT BCFC!!??
I'm sure players will be both leaving and arriving during the window. However, you know the joint-chairmens view on loan players (which I don't agree with) and you will be the first to start complaining were there to be an influx of loan players.
Quite the opposite Peter, I would be happy for loan players to come in until the end of the season and look at re-building the squad to make a challange for Lge 1 Promotion nxt year.
The impetus now is to keep us about mid table and with a few good quality Prem/Champion loanees, we would do that.
CTID!
[quote][p][bold]Peter300[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]minkiebantam[/bold] wrote: PP Quoted as saying... "Look at a lot of teams over the Christmas and New Year period who have picked up a few injuries and niggles. We are the same." This is correct Parky, But it seems like everyone of thoughs teams have also ADDED 1+ squad members to there ranks to help cover this. Everyone EXCEPT BCFC!!??[/p][/quote]I'm sure players will be both leaving and arriving during the window. However, you know the joint-chairmens view on loan players (which I don't agree with) and you will be the first to start complaining were there to be an influx of loan players.[/p][/quote]Quite the opposite Peter, I would be happy for loan players to come in until the end of the season and look at re-building the squad to make a challange for Lge 1 Promotion nxt year. The impetus now is to keep us about mid table and with a few good quality Prem/Champion loanees, we would do that. CTID! minkiebantam
  • Score: 4

11:40am Thu 9 Jan 14

shaun from richmond says...

GOT TO SAY....Totally agree with Lawn (just about a first!) on this one. Meredith should be heavily fined for this!.
We totally need a result on Saturday!...and Meredith has just made it a tiny bit easier for Bristol!...VERY POOR!
GOT TO SAY....Totally agree with Lawn (just about a first!) on this one. Meredith should be heavily fined for this!. We totally need a result on Saturday!...and Meredith has just made it a tiny bit easier for Bristol!...VERY POOR! shaun from richmond
  • Score: 4

12:06pm Thu 9 Jan 14

lawsonio123 says...

Freddy wrote:
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Mr. Lawn said " Lawn said: “I don’t think it’s a sensible thing to do to alert the opposition before anybody else knows he is injured.".
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YOUR MISSION ,MR. LAWN, IS TO ENSURE PLAYERS ARE BROUGHT IN ---NOW!!!.--USING THE £ 1 MILLION YOU TOOK BACK AT THE END OF LAST SEASON.
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Mr. Lawn should not be concerned with the Squads matters--which are the job of the Manager/Coach. NOT A JOINT DIRECTOR.
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THERE HAS NOT BEEN ONE PLAYER MOVEMENT SO FAR, IN THIS TRANSFER WINDOW ! ---WHY???.
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What are you saying Lawn only took what was his would you have lent City a Million he did and waited for it back without putting pressure on City
[quote][p][bold]Freddy[/bold] wrote: * Mr. Lawn said " Lawn said: “I don’t think it’s a sensible thing to do to alert the opposition before anybody else knows he is injured.". * YOUR MISSION ,MR. LAWN, IS TO ENSURE PLAYERS ARE BROUGHT IN ---NOW!!!.--USING THE £ 1 MILLION YOU TOOK BACK AT THE END OF LAST SEASON. * Mr. Lawn should not be concerned with the Squads matters--which are the job of the Manager/Coach. NOT A JOINT DIRECTOR. * THERE HAS NOT BEEN ONE PLAYER MOVEMENT SO FAR, IN THIS TRANSFER WINDOW ! ---WHY???. *[/p][/quote]What are you saying Lawn only took what was his would you have lent City a Million he did and waited for it back without putting pressure on City lawsonio123
  • Score: 4

12:42pm Thu 9 Jan 14

minkiebantam says...

tinytoonster wrote:
minkiebantam wrote: PP Quoted as saying... "Look at a lot of teams over the Christmas and New Year period who have picked up a few injuries and niggles. We are the same." This is correct Parky, But it seems like everyone of thoughs teams have also ADDED 1+ squad members to there ranks to help cover this. Everyone EXCEPT BCFC!!??
have you noticed any comment that makes sense but puts parky in a bad light as a minus score? truth hurts some people.
I know!? I am a big supporter of PP and have done and will do, back him 100%. I was only providing a fact from a quote and from looking at the transfers already confirmed upto today.
There have been a lot of Lge 1 teams snapping up players on long term loan deals and most of them are either top 6 teams or bottom 6 teams. I just feel concerned that if we wait much longer, the better options available will be snapped up!!?
Lets see if we have any new faces by Sat?
CTID!
[quote][p][bold]tinytoonster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]minkiebantam[/bold] wrote: PP Quoted as saying... "Look at a lot of teams over the Christmas and New Year period who have picked up a few injuries and niggles. We are the same." This is correct Parky, But it seems like everyone of thoughs teams have also ADDED 1+ squad members to there ranks to help cover this. Everyone EXCEPT BCFC!!??[/p][/quote]have you noticed any comment that makes sense but puts parky in a bad light as a minus score? truth hurts some people.[/p][/quote]I know!? I am a big supporter of PP and have done and will do, back him 100%. I was only providing a fact from a quote and from looking at the transfers already confirmed upto today. There have been a lot of Lge 1 teams snapping up players on long term loan deals and most of them are either top 6 teams or bottom 6 teams. I just feel concerned that if we wait much longer, the better options available will be snapped up!!? Lets see if we have any new faces by Sat? CTID! minkiebantam
  • Score: 1

12:47pm Thu 9 Jan 14

BungleMagic says...

whisky1 wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
Please let us know the provenance of your assertion that interest was actually paid rather than tittle tattle on social media.
Just download the previous years accounts for the club from the companies house website Whisky1, it's quite clear in there and the documents provided show that Mark Lawn loaned the club the money and the interest rate was set at 9% above the standard rate.

If you search the archives, there was a comment at the time by Mark Lawn regarding the investment as he would be able to help the club as the money itself was providing a poor return at the time in his previous investment, no mention was made though of the interest rate he was going to receive by lending the club money.

Don't get me wrong, we needed the money and I'm glad that Mark Lawn was able to lend the club it, but don't be fooled that he only did it out of love for the club, he did it to make money as well.
[quote][p][bold]whisky1[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]Please let us know the provenance of your assertion that interest was actually paid rather than tittle tattle on social media.[/p][/quote]Just download the previous years accounts for the club from the companies house website Whisky1, it's quite clear in there and the documents provided show that Mark Lawn loaned the club the money and the interest rate was set at 9% above the standard rate. If you search the archives, there was a comment at the time by Mark Lawn regarding the investment as he would be able to help the club as the money itself was providing a poor return at the time in his previous investment, no mention was made though of the interest rate he was going to receive by lending the club money. Don't get me wrong, we needed the money and I'm glad that Mark Lawn was able to lend the club it, but don't be fooled that he only did it out of love for the club, he did it to make money as well. BungleMagic
  • Score: -1

12:55pm Thu 9 Jan 14

KnightMcCall says...

minkiebantam wrote:
tinytoonster wrote:
minkiebantam wrote: PP Quoted as saying... "Look at a lot of teams over the Christmas and New Year period who have picked up a few injuries and niggles. We are the same." This is correct Parky, But it seems like everyone of thoughs teams have also ADDED 1+ squad members to there ranks to help cover this. Everyone EXCEPT BCFC!!??
have you noticed any comment that makes sense but puts parky in a bad light as a minus score? truth hurts some people.
I know!? I am a big supporter of PP and have done and will do, back him 100%. I was only providing a fact from a quote and from looking at the transfers already confirmed upto today.
There have been a lot of Lge 1 teams snapping up players on long term loan deals and most of them are either top 6 teams or bottom 6 teams. I just feel concerned that if we wait much longer, the better options available will be snapped up!!?
Lets see if we have any new faces by Sat?
CTID!
Do you understand the budget constraints at VP? We cannot sign players without knowing who is going out; PP has made this clear. So,until someone leaves, it is unlikely that anyone will come in (other than possible over for Meredith).

City will also need to know the outcome of the Nahki Wells saga to see wht in the pot. Ho do you know that PP hasn't already lined up a few signings for later in the Window when a few fringle players exit. We had the same nonsense in he Summer of 2012 when PP was being lambasted for not having loads of players signed in June! It is not that simple!
[quote][p][bold]minkiebantam[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tinytoonster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]minkiebantam[/bold] wrote: PP Quoted as saying... "Look at a lot of teams over the Christmas and New Year period who have picked up a few injuries and niggles. We are the same." This is correct Parky, But it seems like everyone of thoughs teams have also ADDED 1+ squad members to there ranks to help cover this. Everyone EXCEPT BCFC!!??[/p][/quote]have you noticed any comment that makes sense but puts parky in a bad light as a minus score? truth hurts some people.[/p][/quote]I know!? I am a big supporter of PP and have done and will do, back him 100%. I was only providing a fact from a quote and from looking at the transfers already confirmed upto today. There have been a lot of Lge 1 teams snapping up players on long term loan deals and most of them are either top 6 teams or bottom 6 teams. I just feel concerned that if we wait much longer, the better options available will be snapped up!!? Lets see if we have any new faces by Sat? CTID![/p][/quote]Do you understand the budget constraints at VP? We cannot sign players without knowing who is going out; PP has made this clear. So,until someone leaves, it is unlikely that anyone will come in (other than possible over for Meredith). City will also need to know the outcome of the Nahki Wells saga to see wht in the pot. Ho do you know that PP hasn't already lined up a few signings for later in the Window when a few fringle players exit. We had the same nonsense in he Summer of 2012 when PP was being lambasted for not having loads of players signed in June! It is not that simple! KnightMcCall
  • Score: 2

1:02pm Thu 9 Jan 14

whisky1 says...

BungleMagic wrote:
whisky1 wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
Please let us know the provenance of your assertion that interest was actually paid rather than tittle tattle on social media.
Just download the previous years accounts for the club from the companies house website Whisky1, it's quite clear in there and the documents provided show that Mark Lawn loaned the club the money and the interest rate was set at 9% above the standard rate.

If you search the archives, there was a comment at the time by Mark Lawn regarding the investment as he would be able to help the club as the money itself was providing a poor return at the time in his previous investment, no mention was made though of the interest rate he was going to receive by lending the club money.

Don't get me wrong, we needed the money and I'm glad that Mark Lawn was able to lend the club it, but don't be fooled that he only did it out of love for the club, he did it to make money as well.
I very much doubt that interest repaid on the loan payments is itemised in Company accounts....what is owed in principle is not always expected to be paid/or paid in practice
[quote][p][bold]BungleMagic[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whisky1[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]Please let us know the provenance of your assertion that interest was actually paid rather than tittle tattle on social media.[/p][/quote]Just download the previous years accounts for the club from the companies house website Whisky1, it's quite clear in there and the documents provided show that Mark Lawn loaned the club the money and the interest rate was set at 9% above the standard rate. If you search the archives, there was a comment at the time by Mark Lawn regarding the investment as he would be able to help the club as the money itself was providing a poor return at the time in his previous investment, no mention was made though of the interest rate he was going to receive by lending the club money. Don't get me wrong, we needed the money and I'm glad that Mark Lawn was able to lend the club it, but don't be fooled that he only did it out of love for the club, he did it to make money as well.[/p][/quote]I very much doubt that interest repaid on the loan payments is itemised in Company accounts....what is owed in principle is not always expected to be paid/or paid in practice whisky1
  • Score: 0

1:07pm Thu 9 Jan 14

DarleneRFleming says...

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  • Score: -5

1:17pm Thu 9 Jan 14

Farsley Bantam says...

DarleneRFleming wrote:
I think, I can never earn over which I paid by my precedent employer, but I was wrong, world is so large to try their fate.but now I am making dollar 92/hr even more, can easily minimum dollar 1700/week, on the experience everyone must try to do work online, easy way to earn, here's an example what I do... www.Day37.cℴm
Wow! It's amazing how much you are earning, bearing in mind that you can barely write!
[quote][p][bold]DarleneRFleming[/bold] wrote: I think, I can never earn over which I paid by my precedent employer, but I was wrong, world is so large to try their fate.but now I am making dollar 92/hr even more, can easily minimum dollar 1700/week, on the experience everyone must try to do work online, easy way to earn, here's an example what I do... www.Day37.cℴm[/p][/quote]Wow! It's amazing how much you are earning, bearing in mind that you can barely write! Farsley Bantam
  • Score: 8

1:17pm Thu 9 Jan 14

Michael Clayton says...

whisky1 wrote:
BungleMagic wrote:
whisky1 wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
Please let us know the provenance of your assertion that interest was actually paid rather than tittle tattle on social media.
Just download the previous years accounts for the club from the companies house website Whisky1, it's quite clear in there and the documents provided show that Mark Lawn loaned the club the money and the interest rate was set at 9% above the standard rate. If you search the archives, there was a comment at the time by Mark Lawn regarding the investment as he would be able to help the club as the money itself was providing a poor return at the time in his previous investment, no mention was made though of the interest rate he was going to receive by lending the club money. Don't get me wrong, we needed the money and I'm glad that Mark Lawn was able to lend the club it, but don't be fooled that he only did it out of love for the club, he did it to make money as well.
I very much doubt that interest repaid on the loan payments is itemised in Company accounts....what is owed in principle is not always expected to be paid/or paid in practice
I do not know why the issue of loan interest has sprung up in the context of a discussion about Meredith's feet.

However, there is the old adage about beggars and choosers.

As such, the fact that none of us stumped up one million pounds (either individually or as a group) created the situation; so there is no sense in discussing the rights and wrongs after all this time.

I am sure that most people would have accepted the 9% deal (as referred to above) if it meant having a football club (at a heavily subsidised rate) to watch.
[quote][p][bold]whisky1[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BungleMagic[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]whisky1[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]Please let us know the provenance of your assertion that interest was actually paid rather than tittle tattle on social media.[/p][/quote]Just download the previous years accounts for the club from the companies house website Whisky1, it's quite clear in there and the documents provided show that Mark Lawn loaned the club the money and the interest rate was set at 9% above the standard rate. If you search the archives, there was a comment at the time by Mark Lawn regarding the investment as he would be able to help the club as the money itself was providing a poor return at the time in his previous investment, no mention was made though of the interest rate he was going to receive by lending the club money. Don't get me wrong, we needed the money and I'm glad that Mark Lawn was able to lend the club it, but don't be fooled that he only did it out of love for the club, he did it to make money as well.[/p][/quote]I very much doubt that interest repaid on the loan payments is itemised in Company accounts....what is owed in principle is not always expected to be paid/or paid in practice[/p][/quote]I do not know why the issue of loan interest has sprung up in the context of a discussion about Meredith's feet. However, there is the old adage about beggars and choosers. As such, the fact that none of us stumped up one million pounds (either individually or as a group) created the situation; so there is no sense in discussing the rights and wrongs after all this time. I am sure that most people would have accepted the 9% deal (as referred to above) if it meant having a football club (at a heavily subsidised rate) to watch. Michael Clayton
  • Score: 3

1:30pm Thu 9 Jan 14

bettyswollocks says...

To be fair to Mark Lawn if you remember a lot of previous stories and interviews with Julian Rhodes, Lawn didn't want his loan paid back out of last season's profits, it was the rest of the board that insisted it was.
To be fair to Mark Lawn if you remember a lot of previous stories and interviews with Julian Rhodes, Lawn didn't want his loan paid back out of last season's profits, it was the rest of the board that insisted it was. bettyswollocks
  • Score: 3

1:42pm Thu 9 Jan 14

Olivermac says...

Well that's another out of form player that we have lost for a few weeks that should keep Thomo still in the team!!!! it might be a good idea to put Reid in the full back spot as he is allready used to playing in his own half for 80min of the game, Parky can then keep the same format of playing with no wingers as is the norm at least Reid might be able to knock a long ball down the middle it's a bit less complicated than crossing the ball.
Well that's another out of form player that we have lost for a few weeks that should keep Thomo still in the team!!!! it might be a good idea to put Reid in the full back spot as he is allready used to playing in his own half for 80min of the game, Parky can then keep the same format of playing with no wingers as is the norm at least Reid might be able to knock a long ball down the middle it's a bit less complicated than crossing the ball. Olivermac
  • Score: 0

2:00pm Thu 9 Jan 14

shaun from richmond says...

tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
[quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!. shaun from richmond
  • Score: 1

2:51pm Thu 9 Jan 14

Statler4 says...

shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
[quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat. Statler4
  • Score: 2

3:03pm Thu 9 Jan 14

shaun from richmond says...

Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.
[quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]WHEN??....You are joking.. right??. shaun from richmond
  • Score: -1

4:10pm Thu 9 Jan 14

KnightMcCall says...

shaun from richmond wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.
You are a tool...RIGHT???
[quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.[/p][/quote]You are a tool...RIGHT??? KnightMcCall
  • Score: 2

4:15pm Thu 9 Jan 14

tinytoonster says...

whisky1 wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
Please let us know the provenance of your assertion that interest was actually paid rather than tittle tattle on social media.
they said when they paid it back they were paying interest!
not really tittle tattle when its common knowledge!
[quote][p][bold]whisky1[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]Please let us know the provenance of your assertion that interest was actually paid rather than tittle tattle on social media.[/p][/quote]they said when they paid it back they were paying interest! not really tittle tattle when its common knowledge! tinytoonster
  • Score: -2

4:23pm Thu 9 Jan 14

tinytoonster says...

KnightMcCall wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.
You are a tool...RIGHT???
so are you RIGHT?
[quote][p][bold]KnightMcCall[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.[/p][/quote]You are a tool...RIGHT???[/p][/quote]so are you RIGHT? tinytoonster
  • Score: -2

4:25pm Thu 9 Jan 14

tinytoonster says...

Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
lawn says it all the time!
they paid him back to stop him bringing up the fact he loaned the money!
interfering in the board room etc i heard.
[quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]lawn says it all the time! they paid him back to stop him bringing up the fact he loaned the money! interfering in the board room etc i heard. tinytoonster
  • Score: -1

4:26pm Thu 9 Jan 14

Statler4 says...

shaun from richmond wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.
I'm not joking. I know how much time, energy and money both men have put into the club. I know the toll it has taken on Mark Lawn's health. The club would no longer exist without their considerable efforts. The football club is a business like any other and those that put money in are entitled to see a return on their investments. The money they have had returned to them is a drop in the ocean compared to their commitment to keeping the club going.
[quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.[/p][/quote]I'm not joking. I know how much time, energy and money both men have put into the club. I know the toll it has taken on Mark Lawn's health. The club would no longer exist without their considerable efforts. The football club is a business like any other and those that put money in are entitled to see a return on their investments. The money they have had returned to them is a drop in the ocean compared to their commitment to keeping the club going. Statler4
  • Score: 4

4:34pm Thu 9 Jan 14

Statler4 says...

tinytoonster wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
lawn says it all the time!
they paid him back to stop him bringing up the fact he loaned the money!
interfering in the board room etc i heard.
All the time? What, every second? Every minute? Three times a day after meals? Interfering in the board room? He's joint chairman, it's not interfering it's running the club. Without him there would be no club. Who have you "heard" it from?
[quote][p][bold]tinytoonster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]lawn says it all the time! they paid him back to stop him bringing up the fact he loaned the money! interfering in the board room etc i heard.[/p][/quote]All the time? What, every second? Every minute? Three times a day after meals? Interfering in the board room? He's joint chairman, it's not interfering it's running the club. Without him there would be no club. Who have you "heard" it from? Statler4
  • Score: -1

4:54pm Thu 9 Jan 14

shaun from richmond says...

KnightMcCall wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.
You are a tool...RIGHT???
Well at least your not slagging off "Jacko"...A true City Legend!!
[quote][p][bold]KnightMcCall[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.[/p][/quote]You are a tool...RIGHT???[/p][/quote]Well at least your not slagging off "Jacko"...A true City Legend!! shaun from richmond
  • Score: -4

4:59pm Thu 9 Jan 14

shaun from richmond says...

Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.
I'm not joking. I know how much time, energy and money both men have put into the club. I know the toll it has taken on Mark Lawn's health. The club would no longer exist without their considerable efforts. The football club is a business like any other and those that put money in are entitled to see a return on their investments. The money they have had returned to them is a drop in the ocean compared to their commitment to keeping the club going.
I don't deny the fact that Lawn/Rhodes have put money into City. I would be interested to know how much money they have had out?.
Try getting 9% above base rate over the last few years......YOU WILL STRUGGLE!
[quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.[/p][/quote]I'm not joking. I know how much time, energy and money both men have put into the club. I know the toll it has taken on Mark Lawn's health. The club would no longer exist without their considerable efforts. The football club is a business like any other and those that put money in are entitled to see a return on their investments. The money they have had returned to them is a drop in the ocean compared to their commitment to keeping the club going.[/p][/quote]I don't deny the fact that Lawn/Rhodes have put money into City. I would be interested to know how much money they have had out?. Try getting 9% above base rate over the last few years......YOU WILL STRUGGLE! shaun from richmond
  • Score: 0

5:42pm Thu 9 Jan 14

KnightMcCall says...

shaun from richmond wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.
I'm not joking. I know how much time, energy and money both men have put into the club. I know the toll it has taken on Mark Lawn's health. The club would no longer exist without their considerable efforts. The football club is a business like any other and those that put money in are entitled to see a return on their investments. The money they have had returned to them is a drop in the ocean compared to their commitment to keeping the club going.
I don't deny the fact that Lawn/Rhodes have put money into City. I would be interested to know how much money they have had out?.
Try getting 9% above base rate over the last few years......YOU WILL STRUGGLE!
It's only right that the return is commensurate with the risk; pretty basic really. He would have made more money with less risk by tracking the FTSE 100. As it has turned out he has got his money back but the risk of losing all of it was very real.

The loan saved the club; more than you are ever likely to do but don't let that get in the way of your petty envy of Mark Lawn will you.
[quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.[/p][/quote]I'm not joking. I know how much time, energy and money both men have put into the club. I know the toll it has taken on Mark Lawn's health. The club would no longer exist without their considerable efforts. The football club is a business like any other and those that put money in are entitled to see a return on their investments. The money they have had returned to them is a drop in the ocean compared to their commitment to keeping the club going.[/p][/quote]I don't deny the fact that Lawn/Rhodes have put money into City. I would be interested to know how much money they have had out?. Try getting 9% above base rate over the last few years......YOU WILL STRUGGLE![/p][/quote]It's only right that the return is commensurate with the risk; pretty basic really. He would have made more money with less risk by tracking the FTSE 100. As it has turned out he has got his money back but the risk of losing all of it was very real. The loan saved the club; more than you are ever likely to do but don't let that get in the way of your petty envy of Mark Lawn will you. KnightMcCall
  • Score: 2

5:46pm Thu 9 Jan 14

KnightMcCall says...

tinytoonster wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
lawn says it all the time!
they paid him back to stop him bringing up the fact he loaned the money!
interfering in the board room etc i heard.
You clearly have no understanding of business do you tinybrain.

How exactly can a Joint-Chairmen interfere in a boardroom. If he wasn't interfering then he wouldn't be doing his job very well.

The club paid back the loan because it was a sensible business decision to do so given the cost. I really dont know why people like you bother "supporting" BCAFC when you are only interested in spreading negativity; usually with incorrect assertions about things you don't understand.
[quote][p][bold]tinytoonster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]lawn says it all the time! they paid him back to stop him bringing up the fact he loaned the money! interfering in the board room etc i heard.[/p][/quote]You clearly have no understanding of business do you tinybrain. How exactly can a Joint-Chairmen interfere in a boardroom. If he wasn't interfering then he wouldn't be doing his job very well. The club paid back the loan because it was a sensible business decision to do so given the cost. I really dont know why people like you bother "supporting" BCAFC when you are only interested in spreading negativity; usually with incorrect assertions about things you don't understand. KnightMcCall
  • Score: 6

5:58pm Thu 9 Jan 14

Michael Clayton says...

shaun from richmond wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.
I'm not joking. I know how much time, energy and money both men have put into the club. I know the toll it has taken on Mark Lawn's health. The club would no longer exist without their considerable efforts. The football club is a business like any other and those that put money in are entitled to see a return on their investments. The money they have had returned to them is a drop in the ocean compared to their commitment to keeping the club going.
I don't deny the fact that Lawn/Rhodes have put money into City. I would be interested to know how much money they have had out?. Try getting 9% above base rate over the last few years......YOU WILL STRUGGLE!
"YOU WILL STRUGGLE!" ?

You are missing the most basic and fundamental concept i.e. the investor (in this case, the football club) is a different entity to that of the lending institution (in this case, the bank of Rhodes and Lawn).

Your estimate that 9% difficult to achieve is laughable when you consider that someone like Errol Damelin (Wonga) gets about 4000% above the base rate. I acknowledge that your inability to grasp the principles that has caused your misunderstanding.
[quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.[/p][/quote]I'm not joking. I know how much time, energy and money both men have put into the club. I know the toll it has taken on Mark Lawn's health. The club would no longer exist without their considerable efforts. The football club is a business like any other and those that put money in are entitled to see a return on their investments. The money they have had returned to them is a drop in the ocean compared to their commitment to keeping the club going.[/p][/quote]I don't deny the fact that Lawn/Rhodes have put money into City. I would be interested to know how much money they have had out?. Try getting 9% above base rate over the last few years......YOU WILL STRUGGLE![/p][/quote]"YOU WILL STRUGGLE!" ? You are missing the most basic and fundamental concept i.e. the investor (in this case, the football club) is a different entity to that of the lending institution (in this case, the bank of Rhodes and Lawn). Your estimate that 9% difficult to achieve is laughable when you consider that someone like Errol Damelin (Wonga) gets about 4000% above the base rate. I acknowledge that your inability to grasp the principles that has caused your misunderstanding. Michael Clayton
  • Score: 1

6:32pm Thu 9 Jan 14

Michael Clayton says...

KnightMcCall wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.
I'm not joking. I know how much time, energy and money both men have put into the club. I know the toll it has taken on Mark Lawn's health. The club would no longer exist without their considerable efforts. The football club is a business like any other and those that put money in are entitled to see a return on their investments. The money they have had returned to them is a drop in the ocean compared to their commitment to keeping the club going.
I don't deny the fact that Lawn/Rhodes have put money into City. I would be interested to know how much money they have had out?. Try getting 9% above base rate over the last few years......YOU WILL STRUGGLE!
It's only right that the return is commensurate with the risk; pretty basic really. He would have made more money with less risk by tracking the FTSE 100. As it has turned out he has got his money back but the risk of losing all of it was very real. The loan saved the club; more than you are ever likely to do but don't let that get in the way of your petty envy of Mark Lawn will you.
I am not sure about "envy". Anyone who is envious may seek to improve their situation.

Jealousy is more accurate when describing Shaun's attitude towards Mark Lawn.
[quote][p][bold]KnightMcCall[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.[/p][/quote]I'm not joking. I know how much time, energy and money both men have put into the club. I know the toll it has taken on Mark Lawn's health. The club would no longer exist without their considerable efforts. The football club is a business like any other and those that put money in are entitled to see a return on their investments. The money they have had returned to them is a drop in the ocean compared to their commitment to keeping the club going.[/p][/quote]I don't deny the fact that Lawn/Rhodes have put money into City. I would be interested to know how much money they have had out?. Try getting 9% above base rate over the last few years......YOU WILL STRUGGLE![/p][/quote]It's only right that the return is commensurate with the risk; pretty basic really. He would have made more money with less risk by tracking the FTSE 100. As it has turned out he has got his money back but the risk of losing all of it was very real. The loan saved the club; more than you are ever likely to do but don't let that get in the way of your petty envy of Mark Lawn will you.[/p][/quote]I am not sure about "envy". Anyone who is envious may seek to improve their situation. Jealousy is more accurate when describing Shaun's attitude towards Mark Lawn. Michael Clayton
  • Score: 3

6:35pm Thu 9 Jan 14

Michael Clayton says...

Michael Clayton wrote:
KnightMcCall wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.
I'm not joking. I know how much time, energy and money both men have put into the club. I know the toll it has taken on Mark Lawn's health. The club would no longer exist without their considerable efforts. The football club is a business like any other and those that put money in are entitled to see a return on their investments. The money they have had returned to them is a drop in the ocean compared to their commitment to keeping the club going.
I don't deny the fact that Lawn/Rhodes have put money into City. I would be interested to know how much money they have had out?. Try getting 9% above base rate over the last few years......YOU WILL STRUGGLE!
It's only right that the return is commensurate with the risk; pretty basic really. He would have made more money with less risk by tracking the FTSE 100. As it has turned out he has got his money back but the risk of losing all of it was very real. The loan saved the club; more than you are ever likely to do but don't let that get in the way of your petty envy of Mark Lawn will you.
I am not sure about "envy". Anyone who is envious may seek to improve their situation. Jealousy is more accurate when describing Shaun's attitude towards Mark Lawn.
Sorry 'Knight'. Not saying you were wrong but too generous towards Shaun.
[quote][p][bold]Michael Clayton[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]KnightMcCall[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]WHEN??....You are joking.. right??.[/p][/quote]I'm not joking. I know how much time, energy and money both men have put into the club. I know the toll it has taken on Mark Lawn's health. The club would no longer exist without their considerable efforts. The football club is a business like any other and those that put money in are entitled to see a return on their investments. The money they have had returned to them is a drop in the ocean compared to their commitment to keeping the club going.[/p][/quote]I don't deny the fact that Lawn/Rhodes have put money into City. I would be interested to know how much money they have had out?. Try getting 9% above base rate over the last few years......YOU WILL STRUGGLE![/p][/quote]It's only right that the return is commensurate with the risk; pretty basic really. He would have made more money with less risk by tracking the FTSE 100. As it has turned out he has got his money back but the risk of losing all of it was very real. The loan saved the club; more than you are ever likely to do but don't let that get in the way of your petty envy of Mark Lawn will you.[/p][/quote]I am not sure about "envy". Anyone who is envious may seek to improve their situation. Jealousy is more accurate when describing Shaun's attitude towards Mark Lawn.[/p][/quote]Sorry 'Knight'. Not saying you were wrong but too generous towards Shaun. Michael Clayton
  • Score: 0

6:53pm Thu 9 Jan 14

AbbieBeautement says...

shaun from richmond wrote:
GOT TO SAY....Totally agree with Lawn (just about a first!) on this one. Meredith should be heavily fined for this!.
We totally need a result on Saturday!...and Meredith has just made it a tiny bit easier for Bristol!...VERY POOR!
This is an absolute ludicrous statement. Firstly there had already been an announcement the previous morning declaring the extent of his injury- also there are no policies within the list of Bradford's 'fineable' grievances regarding social media. Please explain to me how it makes it an easy feat for Bristol to premeditate tactics? If you used your head you would realise that Meredith has been used in every game this season-therefore a sudden player change leaves Bristol city oblivious to a tactical change of formation now Meredith cannot play. Furthermore, if it isn't a fineable offence- what's wrong with a passionate player keeping the fans in the know? He was hardly laughing at the matter. Idiot.
[quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: GOT TO SAY....Totally agree with Lawn (just about a first!) on this one. Meredith should be heavily fined for this!. We totally need a result on Saturday!...and Meredith has just made it a tiny bit easier for Bristol!...VERY POOR![/p][/quote]This is an absolute ludicrous statement. Firstly there had already been an announcement the previous morning declaring the extent of his injury- also there are no policies within the list of Bradford's 'fineable' grievances regarding social media. Please explain to me how it makes it an easy feat for Bristol to premeditate tactics? If you used your head you would realise that Meredith has been used in every game this season-therefore a sudden player change leaves Bristol city oblivious to a tactical change of formation now Meredith cannot play. Furthermore, if it isn't a fineable offence- what's wrong with a passionate player keeping the fans in the know? He was hardly laughing at the matter. Idiot. AbbieBeautement
  • Score: -1

7:30pm Thu 9 Jan 14

lawsonio123 says...

Can Not believe what i have just been told NAHKI WELLS is going to Huddersfield Town the informant is usually correct. Myself i am in a whirl i cannot understand why if we are wanting to progress as much has claimed we should sell to teams with less scope than a city the size of Bradford.I know he wants to go but to Huddersfield it boggles the mind. Team Building required NOW not in 6 months or even never. If true shocked but for goodness sack spend the money on the team
Can Not believe what i have just been told NAHKI WELLS is going to Huddersfield Town the informant is usually correct. Myself i am in a whirl i cannot understand why if we are wanting to progress as much has claimed we should sell to teams with less scope than a city the size of Bradford.I know he wants to go but to Huddersfield it boggles the mind. Team Building required NOW not in 6 months or even never. If true shocked but for goodness sack spend the money on the team lawsonio123
  • Score: 0

8:17pm Thu 9 Jan 14

bantam10 says...

Don't know what James has done wrong?
Bristol know we are rubbish ATM and will be looking for revenge for the 2-2 opening result!
Think lawn needs to concentrate on us bringing better players in before we drop down to league 2
Don't know what James has done wrong? Bristol know we are rubbish ATM and will be looking for revenge for the 2-2 opening result! Think lawn needs to concentrate on us bringing better players in before we drop down to league 2 bantam10
  • Score: -1

9:06pm Thu 9 Jan 14

tinytoonster says...

KnightMcCall wrote:
tinytoonster wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
lawn says it all the time!
they paid him back to stop him bringing up the fact he loaned the money!
interfering in the board room etc i heard.
You clearly have no understanding of business do you tinybrain.

How exactly can a Joint-Chairmen interfere in a boardroom. If he wasn't interfering then he wouldn't be doing his job very well.

The club paid back the loan because it was a sensible business decision to do so given the cost. I really dont know why people like you bother "supporting" BCAFC when you are only interested in spreading negativity; usually with incorrect assertions about things you don't understand.
if you read between the lines when they paid him back rhodes himself hinted at the same thing.
and you can say what you like about me but i buy my season ticket year in year out so i can have an opinion if i like.
you may think of it as business, i think of it as more than that.
you call it negativity, i call it concern.
but i have never booed the team at the game, plenty have.
some idiots do it at half time!!
[quote][p][bold]KnightMcCall[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tinytoonster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]lawn says it all the time! they paid him back to stop him bringing up the fact he loaned the money! interfering in the board room etc i heard.[/p][/quote]You clearly have no understanding of business do you tinybrain. How exactly can a Joint-Chairmen interfere in a boardroom. If he wasn't interfering then he wouldn't be doing his job very well. The club paid back the loan because it was a sensible business decision to do so given the cost. I really dont know why people like you bother "supporting" BCAFC when you are only interested in spreading negativity; usually with incorrect assertions about things you don't understand.[/p][/quote]if you read between the lines when they paid him back rhodes himself hinted at the same thing. and you can say what you like about me but i buy my season ticket year in year out so i can have an opinion if i like. you may think of it as business, i think of it as more than that. you call it negativity, i call it concern. but i have never booed the team at the game, plenty have. some idiots do it at half time!! tinytoonster
  • Score: -2

9:06pm Thu 9 Jan 14

tinytoonster says...

KnightMcCall wrote:
tinytoonster wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
lawn says it all the time!
they paid him back to stop him bringing up the fact he loaned the money!
interfering in the board room etc i heard.
You clearly have no understanding of business do you tinybrain.

How exactly can a Joint-Chairmen interfere in a boardroom. If he wasn't interfering then he wouldn't be doing his job very well.

The club paid back the loan because it was a sensible business decision to do so given the cost. I really dont know why people like you bother "supporting" BCAFC when you are only interested in spreading negativity; usually with incorrect assertions about things you don't understand.
if you read between the lines when they paid him back rhodes himself hinted at the same thing.
and you can say what you like about me but i buy my season ticket year in year out so i can have an opinion if i like.
you may think of it as business, i think of it as more than that.
you call it negativity, i call it concern.
but i have never booed the team at the game, plenty have.
some idiots do it at half time!!
[quote][p][bold]KnightMcCall[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tinytoonster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]lawn says it all the time! they paid him back to stop him bringing up the fact he loaned the money! interfering in the board room etc i heard.[/p][/quote]You clearly have no understanding of business do you tinybrain. How exactly can a Joint-Chairmen interfere in a boardroom. If he wasn't interfering then he wouldn't be doing his job very well. The club paid back the loan because it was a sensible business decision to do so given the cost. I really dont know why people like you bother "supporting" BCAFC when you are only interested in spreading negativity; usually with incorrect assertions about things you don't understand.[/p][/quote]if you read between the lines when they paid him back rhodes himself hinted at the same thing. and you can say what you like about me but i buy my season ticket year in year out so i can have an opinion if i like. you may think of it as business, i think of it as more than that. you call it negativity, i call it concern. but i have never booed the team at the game, plenty have. some idiots do it at half time!! tinytoonster
  • Score: 0

9:06pm Thu 9 Jan 14

tinytoonster says...

KnightMcCall wrote:
tinytoonster wrote:
Statler4 wrote:
shaun from richmond wrote:
tyker7745 wrote:
neiltherealdeal wrote:
What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could.

How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured.

And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off!
interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.
I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.
When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.
lawn says it all the time!
they paid him back to stop him bringing up the fact he loaned the money!
interfering in the board room etc i heard.
You clearly have no understanding of business do you tinybrain.

How exactly can a Joint-Chairmen interfere in a boardroom. If he wasn't interfering then he wouldn't be doing his job very well.

The club paid back the loan because it was a sensible business decision to do so given the cost. I really dont know why people like you bother "supporting" BCAFC when you are only interested in spreading negativity; usually with incorrect assertions about things you don't understand.
if you read between the lines when they paid him back rhodes himself hinted at the same thing.
and you can say what you like about me but i buy my season ticket year in year out so i can have an opinion if i like.
you may think of it as business, i think of it as more than that.
you call it negativity, i call it concern.
but i have never booed the team at the game, plenty have.
some idiots do it at half time!!
[quote][p][bold]KnightMcCall[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tinytoonster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Statler4[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]shaun from richmond[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tyker7745[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]neiltherealdeal[/bold] wrote: What are you doing Mr Lawn taking back the million pounds that you so kindly donated to the club as in interest free loan!!!? He was bang right to take the money back once the club could afford to give him it back which they could. How bonkers are you Freddy!? There is nothing wrong with Lawn's comments above, Meredith shouldn't be using social media to tell everyone he is injured. And if you would have said we would be in this position 12 months ago i would have bitten your hand off![/p][/quote]interest free NOT. It was costing the club £95K a year in interest. So much for Lawn's son not being allowed to go the university of his choice because he had a million invested. No mention then that the loan was earning almost Wonga rates. I wonder in interest is being paid on the Rhodes's loan. hence the current bleating about heavy losses.[/p][/quote]I don't blame Rhodes/Lawn making a small fortune in interest on money given to the club....it just "sticks in the throat a tad" when it is made out that they are lending the money out of the goodness of their hearts!!.[/p][/quote]When did either Julian Rhodes or Mark Lawn ever claim they were putting money into the club out of the goodness of their hearts? Both are extremely successful businessmen who happen to be fans of the club and both have done more than anyone else in recent years to keep the club afloat.[/p][/quote]lawn says it all the time! they paid him back to stop him bringing up the fact he loaned the money! interfering in the board room etc i heard.[/p][/quote]You clearly have no understanding of business do you tinybrain. How exactly can a Joint-Chairmen interfere in a boardroom. If he wasn't interfering then he wouldn't be doing his job very well. The club paid back the loan because it was a sensible business decision to do so given the cost. I really dont know why people like you bother "supporting" BCAFC when you are only interested in spreading negativity; usually with incorrect assertions about things you don't understand.[/p][/quote]if you read between the lines when they paid him back rhodes himself hinted at the same thing. and you can say what you like about me but i buy my season ticket year in year out so i can have an opinion if i like. you may think of it as business, i think of it as more than that. you call it negativity, i call it concern. but i have never booed the team at the game, plenty have. some idiots do it at half time!! tinytoonster
  • Score: 0

9:08am Fri 10 Jan 14

dannbradfc says...

Thats simply not true peter regarding the chairman and loans. It took us years and 40 plus players a season before the penny dropped that this was not the way forward. We used the loan system terribly and it destroyed any cohesion within the squad. ONLY since Parkys arrival was this redressed. However we are now in a situation whereby we are playing inexperienced untried young players in a poor run of form. THis is when and how the loan system should be used. Its actually needed now to cover injuries. It would be folly to be stubborn about this i'm sure you'd agree. It would also be somewhat ironic considering the heavy usage of loans by the chairman/managers in the past to now close the door to this option now its actually required.

Ultimately you are wrong anyway as Parky satetd on the radio how he is looking to get in some premiership quality loans like Pritchard, so the loan system will hopefully be used as it should be......
Thats simply not true peter regarding the chairman and loans. It took us years and 40 plus players a season before the penny dropped that this was not the way forward. We used the loan system terribly and it destroyed any cohesion within the squad. ONLY since Parkys arrival was this redressed. However we are now in a situation whereby we are playing inexperienced untried young players in a poor run of form. THis is when and how the loan system should be used. Its actually needed now to cover injuries. It would be folly to be stubborn about this i'm sure you'd agree. It would also be somewhat ironic considering the heavy usage of loans by the chairman/managers in the past to now close the door to this option now its actually required. Ultimately you are wrong anyway as Parky satetd on the radio how he is looking to get in some premiership quality loans like Pritchard, so the loan system will hopefully be used as it should be...... dannbradfc
  • Score: -1

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