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Albion's game off

Albion's Championship clash away to Blackburn Rovers today has been called off.

Heavy rain overnight which continued throughout the morning left the Ewood Park pitch unplayable and the game was postponed following an inspection.

Many Albion fans had made it to Lancashire when they heard the news.

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1:07pm Sat 22 Dec 12

gusset snatcher says...

Good, they'd have lost anyway, let;s hope ther's a new manager in before the replay
Good, they'd have lost anyway, let;s hope ther's a new manager in before the replay gusset snatcher
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1:13pm Sat 22 Dec 12

Alan G Skinner says...

Thanks very much Blackburn Rovers Football Club, you truly are a tin pot club. How can a club of your supposed stature have a game called of due rain. Why haven't they waterproof pitch covers? There is no excuse for this, we are not playing in league 2 and Ewood Park is a Premiership venue. Completely unacceptable. That's ok, thats £100 train fare done the drain!!
Thanks very much Blackburn Rovers Football Club, you truly are a tin pot club. How can a club of your supposed stature have a game called of due rain. Why haven't they waterproof pitch covers? There is no excuse for this, we are not playing in league 2 and Ewood Park is a Premiership venue. Completely unacceptable. That's ok, thats £100 train fare done the drain!! Alan G Skinner
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1:19pm Sat 22 Dec 12

VegasSeagull says...

At least our injured get some more time to heal.

Every cloud has a silver lining
At least our injured get some more time to heal. Every cloud has a silver lining VegasSeagull
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1:22pm Sat 22 Dec 12

pablobrowno says...

VegasSeagull wrote:
At least our injured get some more time to heal. Every cloud has a silver lining
I'm struggling to see it. Vegas!!!!!!
[quote][p][bold]VegasSeagull[/bold] wrote: At least our injured get some more time to heal. Every cloud has a silver lining[/p][/quote]I'm struggling to see it. Vegas!!!!!! pablobrowno
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1:31pm Sat 22 Dec 12

VegasSeagull says...

pablobrowno wrote:
VegasSeagull wrote: At least our injured get some more time to heal. Every cloud has a silver lining
I'm struggling to see it. Vegas!!!!!!
Really!
Well as I said, a further week for our players to heal. Next match is Watford at the Amex, we have a week off they have to play today and the Christmas match, we have no match over Christmas.

Not all bad, is it?
[quote][p][bold]pablobrowno[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]VegasSeagull[/bold] wrote: At least our injured get some more time to heal. Every cloud has a silver lining[/p][/quote]I'm struggling to see it. Vegas!!!!!![/p][/quote]Really! Well as I said, a further week for our players to heal. Next match is Watford at the Amex, we have a week off they have to play today and the Christmas match, we have no match over Christmas. Not all bad, is it? VegasSeagull
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1:32pm Sat 22 Dec 12

Alfie T says...

pablobrowno wrote:
VegasSeagull wrote:
At least our injured get some more time to heal. Every cloud has a silver lining
I'm struggling to see it. Vegas!!!!!!
Yes, not a helpful comment when you have travelled for 4 hours, so far the only Championship game called off, safe journey back to all who travelled.
[quote][p][bold]pablobrowno[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]VegasSeagull[/bold] wrote: At least our injured get some more time to heal. Every cloud has a silver lining[/p][/quote]I'm struggling to see it. Vegas!!!!!![/p][/quote]Yes, not a helpful comment when you have travelled for 4 hours, so far the only Championship game called off, safe journey back to all who travelled. Alfie T
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1:33pm Sat 22 Dec 12

taylord1977 says...

Oh welll turned round, just got the news when past stoke, heading to Walsall v Colchester on way back 12 quid in the home end
Oh welll turned round, just got the news when past stoke, heading to Walsall v Colchester on way back 12 quid in the home end taylord1977
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1:34pm Sat 22 Dec 12

sussexram40 says...

Lucky for the Albion. Will now be played later in season when Albion may be stronger with some new personnel.
Lucky for the Albion. Will now be played later in season when Albion may be stronger with some new personnel. sussexram40
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1:36pm Sat 22 Dec 12

VegasSeagull says...

I get your point people. Obviously my comment was toward the team and not to those poor people who have travelled.
I get your point people. Obviously my comment was toward the team and not to those poor people who have travelled. VegasSeagull
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1:37pm Sat 22 Dec 12

Never_Wrong says...

Strange that Accrington Stanley (oo are dey?) can get a match on but last seasons PL Blackburn Rovers (6 miles away) cannot. For waterlogged pitch, should we read BR out of form I wonder?
Strange that Accrington Stanley (oo are dey?) can get a match on but last seasons PL Blackburn Rovers (6 miles away) cannot. For waterlogged pitch, should we read BR out of form I wonder? Never_Wrong
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1:37pm Sat 22 Dec 12

JUPILER says...

pablobrowno wrote:
VegasSeagull wrote:
At least our injured get some more time to heal. Every cloud has a silver lining
I'm struggling to see it. Vegas!!!!!!
Struggling to see it too,maybe no Albion games should be played till Mr Vincente is fit.Take my hat off to the Seagulls away fans,this is the championship and a team like Blackburn take meager provisions,to get the game played.
[quote][p][bold]pablobrowno[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]VegasSeagull[/bold] wrote: At least our injured get some more time to heal. Every cloud has a silver lining[/p][/quote]I'm struggling to see it. Vegas!!!!!![/p][/quote]Struggling to see it too,maybe no Albion games should be played till Mr Vincente is fit.Take my hat off to the Seagulls away fans,this is the championship and a team like Blackburn take meager provisions,to get the game played. JUPILER
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1:38pm Sat 22 Dec 12

wiseman of hove says...

With Watford at Bristol City on Boxing Day, and us with a fresh squad, anything less than three points next Saturday, would be almost unthinkable!
With Watford at Bristol City on Boxing Day, and us with a fresh squad, anything less than three points next Saturday, would be almost unthinkable! wiseman of hove
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1:45pm Sat 22 Dec 12

VegasSeagull says...

Ohnotagain.
How much rain fell and how quickly, the team flew for the match so I guess there wasn't a problem at that time.

One would expect a ex-prem team to have decent drainage, maybe this was a flash flood.
Ohnotagain. How much rain fell and how quickly, the team flew for the match so I guess there wasn't a problem at that time. One would expect a ex-prem team to have decent drainage, maybe this was a flash flood. VegasSeagull
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1:52pm Sat 22 Dec 12

Old Scrote of the Amex says...

The rain was forecast, so there's not really an excuse for BR to have not foreseen this.
The rain was forecast, so there's not really an excuse for BR to have not foreseen this. Old Scrote of the Amex
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1:55pm Sat 22 Dec 12

gusset snatcher says...

Alan G Skinner wrote:
Thanks very much Blackburn Rovers Football Club, you truly are a tin pot club. How can a club of your supposed stature have a game called of due rain. Why haven't they waterproof pitch covers? There is no excuse for this, we are not playing in league 2 and Ewood Park is a Premiership venue. Completely unacceptable. That's ok, thats £100 train fare done the drain!!
lol
[quote][p][bold]Alan G Skinner[/bold] wrote: Thanks very much Blackburn Rovers Football Club, you truly are a tin pot club. How can a club of your supposed stature have a game called of due rain. Why haven't they waterproof pitch covers? There is no excuse for this, we are not playing in league 2 and Ewood Park is a Premiership venue. Completely unacceptable. That's ok, thats £100 train fare done the drain!![/p][/quote]lol gusset snatcher
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1:56pm Sat 22 Dec 12

JUPILER says...

VegasSeagull wrote:
Ohnotagain.
How much rain fell and how quickly, the team flew for the match so I guess there wasn't a problem at that time.

One would expect a ex-prem team to have decent drainage, maybe this was a flash flood.
The game was called off at 12.45 flashflood ?,the team flew in great but we are talking about the fans or not.
[quote][p][bold]VegasSeagull[/bold] wrote: Ohnotagain. How much rain fell and how quickly, the team flew for the match so I guess there wasn't a problem at that time. One would expect a ex-prem team to have decent drainage, maybe this was a flash flood.[/p][/quote]The game was called off at 12.45 flashflood ?,the team flew in great but we are talking about the fans or not. JUPILER
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2:02pm Sat 22 Dec 12

pablobrowno says...

Come meet me gusset-snatcher. Sad little person.
Come meet me gusset-snatcher. Sad little person. pablobrowno
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2:09pm Sat 22 Dec 12

daveyboy35 says...

take it you didnt go gusset you muppet??
take it you didnt go gusset you muppet?? daveyboy35
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2:09pm Sat 22 Dec 12

andyp123 says...

Alan G Skinner wrote:
Thanks very much Blackburn Rovers Football Club, you truly are a tin pot club. How can a club of your supposed stature have a game called of due rain. Why haven't they waterproof pitch covers? There is no excuse for this, we are not playing in league 2 and Ewood Park is a Premiership venue. Completely unacceptable. That's ok, thats £100 train fare done the drain!!
Ticket from London onwards was £5 booked in advance so you were robbed if you really paid £100. Train to Accrington now, so at least we get to see a match. Big shame though.
[quote][p][bold]Alan G Skinner[/bold] wrote: Thanks very much Blackburn Rovers Football Club, you truly are a tin pot club. How can a club of your supposed stature have a game called of due rain. Why haven't they waterproof pitch covers? There is no excuse for this, we are not playing in league 2 and Ewood Park is a Premiership venue. Completely unacceptable. That's ok, thats £100 train fare done the drain!![/p][/quote]Ticket from London onwards was £5 booked in advance so you were robbed if you really paid £100. Train to Accrington now, so at least we get to see a match. Big shame though. andyp123
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2:10pm Sat 22 Dec 12

andyp123 says...

Ticket from London onwards was £5 booked in advance so you were robbed if you really paid £100. Train to Accrington now, so at least we get to see a match. Big shame though.
Ticket from London onwards was £5 booked in advance so you were robbed if you really paid £100. Train to Accrington now, so at least we get to see a match. Big shame though. andyp123
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2:29pm Sat 22 Dec 12

mark by the sea says...

Well a two week break is good for the injured. Any news on Vicente? Is he going to the christmas party?
Well a two week break is good for the injured. Any news on Vicente? Is he going to the christmas party? mark by the sea
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2:32pm Sat 22 Dec 12

fratsomrover says...

That's terrible ! I feel so sorry for all those die-hards who made the journey. Should not happen at this level and If Accrington, 6 miles down the road can play, I cant see how a Prem club can't have got their pitch ready too. As a Christmas gesture they should offer compensation to those who travelled.
Disgusting !!
That's terrible ! I feel so sorry for all those die-hards who made the journey. Should not happen at this level and If Accrington, 6 miles down the road can play, I cant see how a Prem club can't have got their pitch ready too. As a Christmas gesture they should offer compensation to those who travelled. Disgusting !! fratsomrover
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2:36pm Sat 22 Dec 12

weststandupperlacostearmy says...

gusset snatcher wrote:
Good, they'd have lost anyway, let;s hope ther's a new manager in before the replay
good afternoon Muppetsnatcher! you can only replay what you played before! As we have not played, then it is to be rescheduled and not replayed. YOU ARE THE WEAKEST LINK...GOODBYE!!!
[quote][p][bold]gusset snatcher[/bold] wrote: Good, they'd have lost anyway, let;s hope ther's a new manager in before the replay[/p][/quote]good afternoon Muppetsnatcher! you can only replay what you played before! As we have not played, then it is to be rescheduled and not replayed. YOU ARE THE WEAKEST LINK...GOODBYE!!! weststandupperlacostearmy
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2:40pm Sat 22 Dec 12

Ringmer Rich says...

andyp123 wrote:
Ticket from London onwards was £5 booked in advance so you were robbed if you really paid £100. Train to Accrington now, so at least we get to see a match. Big shame though.
£5 London to Blackburn return? Where do you get these tickets?
[quote][p][bold]andyp123[/bold] wrote: Ticket from London onwards was £5 booked in advance so you were robbed if you really paid £100. Train to Accrington now, so at least we get to see a match. Big shame though.[/p][/quote]£5 London to Blackburn return? Where do you get these tickets? Ringmer Rich
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2:44pm Sat 22 Dec 12

weststandupperlacostearmy says...

pablobrowno wrote:
Come meet me gusset-snatcher. Sad little person.
I wouldn't waste your time pablobrowno...hes a sad muppet that has too make sure he's first on every Saturday. He will have a lonely xmas the sad muppet.
[quote][p][bold]pablobrowno[/bold] wrote: Come meet me gusset-snatcher. Sad little person.[/p][/quote]I wouldn't waste your time pablobrowno...hes a sad muppet that has too make sure he's first on every Saturday. He will have a lonely xmas the sad muppet. weststandupperlacostearmy
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2:58pm Sat 22 Dec 12

Brightonlad86 says...

Feel sorry for supporters!!

Whilst you can't blame BR completely, more should have been done to warn traveling supporters. It's the match official who postpone the game. Sometimes even the best pitches/stadiums encounter problems (look at what happened to England in Poland...).

Personally I believe the football league and the home club should contribute to reimbursing the supporters or, at the very least, offer free transport to re-scheduled fixture.
Feel sorry for supporters!! Whilst you can't blame BR completely, more should have been done to warn traveling supporters. It's the match official who postpone the game. Sometimes even the best pitches/stadiums encounter problems (look at what happened to England in Poland...). Personally I believe the football league and the home club should contribute to reimbursing the supporters or, at the very least, offer free transport to re-scheduled fixture. Brightonlad86
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3:00pm Sat 22 Dec 12

Hovite says...

After the best part of 18 years with the benefit of playing in the Prem, they obviously chose to invest in players and not the stadium or more importantly the pitch.

Their problem is much deeper than being relegated to the Championship. Average gates in the low teens cannot support a club let alone move forward.

The club forecasts that predict a £10 million gap between income and operating costs by the end of the season. I presume this is even taking into account their parachute payments.
After the best part of 18 years with the benefit of playing in the Prem, they obviously chose to invest in players and not the stadium or more importantly the pitch. Their problem is much deeper than being relegated to the Championship. Average gates in the low teens cannot support a club let alone move forward. The club forecasts that predict a £10 million gap between income and operating costs by the end of the season. I presume this is even taking into account their parachute payments. Hovite
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3:32pm Sat 22 Dec 12

JUPILER says...

Hovite wrote:
After the best part of 18 years with the benefit of playing in the Prem, they obviously chose to invest in players and not the stadium or more importantly the pitch.

Their problem is much deeper than being relegated to the Championship. Average gates in the low teens cannot support a club let alone move forward.

The club forecasts that predict a £10 million gap between income and operating costs by the end of the season. I presume this is even taking into account their parachute payments.
Crawley 0 Sheff utd 1,back to the point they do not have money for a phone.
[quote][p][bold]Hovite[/bold] wrote: After the best part of 18 years with the benefit of playing in the Prem, they obviously chose to invest in players and not the stadium or more importantly the pitch. Their problem is much deeper than being relegated to the Championship. Average gates in the low teens cannot support a club let alone move forward. The club forecasts that predict a £10 million gap between income and operating costs by the end of the season. I presume this is even taking into account their parachute payments.[/p][/quote]Crawley 0 Sheff utd 1,back to the point they do not have money for a phone. JUPILER
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3:32pm Sat 22 Dec 12

Hovite says...

Hovite wrote:
After the best part of 18 years with the benefit of playing in the Prem, they obviously chose to invest in players and not the stadium or more importantly the pitch.

Their problem is much deeper than being relegated to the Championship. Average gates in the low teens cannot support a club let alone move forward.

The club forecasts that predict a £10 million gap between income and operating costs by the end of the season. I presume this is even taking into account their parachute payments.
Just to add;

The club's net debt rose from £21m to £26.3m last season, so add on the £10m they will lose this season their total debt will be £36.3m

Blackburn's wage bill was £49.9m, 86.6 per cent of their annual turnover of £57.6m.

This info should put into perspective on how well we are doing and I would take where we are today any day.

So for all the sad wums and trolls, you really are wasting your time because all is great on the Albion front.

Merry Christmas to all the genuine posters and a Happy New Year.

And I wish all the wums and trolls a miserable shyte lonely Crudmas and bailiffs in the New Year.

I am having a week or so off from here and I suggest the idiots also take advantage of this break and then consider making it a permanent non fixture.

UTA
[quote][p][bold]Hovite[/bold] wrote: After the best part of 18 years with the benefit of playing in the Prem, they obviously chose to invest in players and not the stadium or more importantly the pitch. Their problem is much deeper than being relegated to the Championship. Average gates in the low teens cannot support a club let alone move forward. The club forecasts that predict a £10 million gap between income and operating costs by the end of the season. I presume this is even taking into account their parachute payments.[/p][/quote]Just to add; The club's net debt rose from £21m to £26.3m last season, so add on the £10m they will lose this season their total debt will be £36.3m Blackburn's wage bill was £49.9m, 86.6 per cent of their annual turnover of £57.6m. This info should put into perspective on how well we are doing and I would take where we are today any day. So for all the sad wums and trolls, you really are wasting your time because all is great on the Albion front. Merry Christmas to all the genuine posters and a Happy New Year. And I wish all the wums and trolls a miserable shyte lonely Crudmas and bailiffs in the New Year. I am having a week or so off from here and I suggest the idiots also take advantage of this break and then consider making it a permanent non fixture. UTA Hovite
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3:34pm Sat 22 Dec 12

andyp123 says...

Ringmer Rich wrote:
andyp123 wrote:
Ticket from London onwards was £5 booked in advance so you were robbed if you really paid £100. Train to Accrington now, so at least we get to see a match. Big shame though.
£5 London to Blackburn return? Where do you get these tickets?
Virgin or East Midlands, booked weeks in advance. Works for most long distance away trips.
[quote][p][bold]Ringmer Rich[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]andyp123[/bold] wrote: Ticket from London onwards was £5 booked in advance so you were robbed if you really paid £100. Train to Accrington now, so at least we get to see a match. Big shame though.[/p][/quote]£5 London to Blackburn return? Where do you get these tickets?[/p][/quote]Virgin or East Midlands, booked weeks in advance. Works for most long distance away trips. andyp123
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3:41pm Sat 22 Dec 12

Falmer Wizard says...

Rough on those who travelled however its always a risk at this time of the year particularly when travelling North.
Rough on those who travelled however its always a risk at this time of the year particularly when travelling North. Falmer Wizard
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4:06pm Sat 22 Dec 12

VegasSeagull says...

Happy Christmas to all those that I have had the pleasure of exchanging views and opinions with.
A special shout out to Hovite, someone with whom I got off to a dodgey start with.

To those who would wish the fools to leave this forum remember, it is they that make the rest us look so clever.

I wish you all a prosperous new year and for myself, may I get the one hand in poker I have never had, a royal flush.
Happy Christmas to all those that I have had the pleasure of exchanging views and opinions with. A special shout out to Hovite, someone with whom I got off to a dodgey start with. To those who would wish the fools to leave this forum remember, it is they that make the rest us look so clever. I wish you all a prosperous new year and for myself, may I get the one hand in poker I have never had, a royal flush. VegasSeagull
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4:14pm Sat 22 Dec 12

weststandupperlacostearmy says...

gusset snatcher wrote:
weststandupperlacost

earmy
wrote:
pablobrowno wrote:
Come meet me gusset-snatcher. Sad little person.
I wouldn't waste your time pablobrowno...hes a sad muppet that has too make sure he's first on every Saturday. He will have a lonely xmas the sad muppet.
I'll meet the pair of you at Duke's Mound tomorrow at 9pm. I'll be in the bushes opposite the banjo groyne with a black jacket on. I only suggest there as you're familiar with the spot.
Your not man enough gusset and isnt nine way after your bed time. Even the lot at Dukes would find you revolting and not worthy. You stay in and keep looking at your posters of Glen!
[quote][p][bold]gusset snatcher[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]weststandupperlacost earmy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pablobrowno[/bold] wrote: Come meet me gusset-snatcher. Sad little person.[/p][/quote]I wouldn't waste your time pablobrowno...hes a sad muppet that has too make sure he's first on every Saturday. He will have a lonely xmas the sad muppet.[/p][/quote]I'll meet the pair of you at Duke's Mound tomorrow at 9pm. I'll be in the bushes opposite the banjo groyne with a black jacket on. I only suggest there as you're familiar with the spot.[/p][/quote]Your not man enough gusset and isnt nine way after your bed time. Even the lot at Dukes would find you revolting and not worthy. You stay in and keep looking at your posters of Glen! weststandupperlacostearmy
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4:51pm Sat 22 Dec 12

IRISHGULL says...

gusset snatcher wrote:
Good, they'd have lost anyway, let;s hope ther's a new manager in before the replay
happy christmas p y boy enjoy your roast pigeon on the campfire at the croydon campsite. In your palace slums
[quote][p][bold]gusset snatcher[/bold] wrote: Good, they'd have lost anyway, let;s hope ther's a new manager in before the replay[/p][/quote]happy christmas p y boy enjoy your roast pigeon on the campfire at the croydon campsite. In your palace slums IRISHGULL
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4:58pm Sat 22 Dec 12

IRISHGULL says...

weststandupperlacost
earmy
wrote:
gusset snatcher wrote:
weststandupperlacost


earmy
wrote:
pablobrowno wrote:
Come meet me gusset-snatcher. Sad little person.
I wouldn't waste your time pablobrowno...hes a sad muppet that has too make sure he's first on every Saturday. He will have a lonely xmas the sad muppet.
I'll meet the pair of you at Duke's Mound tomorrow at 9pm. I'll be in the bushes opposite the banjo groyne with a black jacket on. I only suggest there as you're familiar with the spot.
Your not man enough gusset and isnt nine way after your bed time. Even the lot at Dukes would find you revolting and not worthy. You stay in and keep looking at your posters of Glen!
happy christmas you croydon muppet enjoy your roast pigeon on the campfire. Go on the huddersfield make my day
[quote][p][bold]weststandupperlacost earmy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]gusset snatcher[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]weststandupperlacost earmy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pablobrowno[/bold] wrote: Come meet me gusset-snatcher. Sad little person.[/p][/quote]I wouldn't waste your time pablobrowno...hes a sad muppet that has too make sure he's first on every Saturday. He will have a lonely xmas the sad muppet.[/p][/quote]I'll meet the pair of you at Duke's Mound tomorrow at 9pm. I'll be in the bushes opposite the banjo groyne with a black jacket on. I only suggest there as you're familiar with the spot.[/p][/quote]Your not man enough gusset and isnt nine way after your bed time. Even the lot at Dukes would find you revolting and not worthy. You stay in and keep looking at your posters of Glen![/p][/quote]happy christmas you croydon muppet enjoy your roast pigeon on the campfire. Go on the huddersfield make my day IRISHGULL
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5:20pm Sat 22 Dec 12

JUPILER says...

Lads its near chrismas the olde (ghost)troll buster WHO WE GONNA CALL you are making work overtime lets stick to the point,Blackburn were not very nice could have let(Mr Naylor) Argus know the game might be called off in the morning and a lot of fans would not have made the long trip,and they could instead have gone christmas shopping with the wife and kids(trip to blackburn seems not so bad now) I am joking,except for the fans who waisted time and money.
Lads its near chrismas the olde (ghost)troll buster WHO WE GONNA CALL you are making work overtime lets stick to the point,Blackburn were not very nice could have let(Mr Naylor) Argus know the game might be called off in the morning and a lot of fans would not have made the long trip,and they could instead have gone christmas shopping with the wife and kids(trip to blackburn seems not so bad now) I am joking,except for the fans who waisted time and money. JUPILER
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5:43pm Sat 22 Dec 12

IRISHGULL says...

gusset snatcher wrote:
Good, they'd have lost anyway, let;s hope ther's a new manager in before the replay
ho ho ho palace down to ten men after ten minutes go on you terriers . shame its not another team in blue and white stripes. STAND UP IF YOU HATE PALACE
[quote][p][bold]gusset snatcher[/bold] wrote: Good, they'd have lost anyway, let;s hope ther's a new manager in before the replay[/p][/quote]ho ho ho palace down to ten men after ten minutes go on you terriers . shame its not another team in blue and white stripes. STAND UP IF YOU HATE PALACE IRISHGULL
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7:39pm Sat 22 Dec 12

weststandupperlacostearmy says...

Tissues away Gusset, Glens not on the tv anymore! In Gusset you are a muppet!!!
Tissues away Gusset, Glens not on the tv anymore! In Gusset you are a muppet!!! weststandupperlacostearmy
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8:36pm Sat 22 Dec 12

davyboy says...

If accy can get a game on, an ex-premier side should have no trouble. Clearly didn't fancy it@
If accy can get a game on, an ex-premier side should have no trouble. Clearly didn't fancy it@ davyboy
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10:13pm Sat 22 Dec 12

tug509 says...

The Lancashire Telegraph has some interesting posts!!!. UTA
The Lancashire Telegraph has some interesting posts!!!. UTA tug509
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2:51am Sun 23 Dec 12

Freeloaders says...

Hovite wrote:
Hovite wrote:
After the best part of 18 years with the benefit of playing in the Prem, they obviously chose to invest in players and not the stadium or more importantly the pitch.

Their problem is much deeper than being relegated to the Championship. Average gates in the low teens cannot support a club let alone move forward.

The club forecasts that predict a £10 million gap between income and operating costs by the end of the season. I presume this is even taking into account their parachute payments.
Just to add;

The club's net debt rose from £21m to £26.3m last season, so add on the £10m they will lose this season their total debt will be £36.3m

Blackburn's wage bill was £49.9m, 86.6 per cent of their annual turnover of £57.6m.

This info should put into perspective on how well we are doing and I would take where we are today any day.

So for all the sad wums and trolls, you really are wasting your time because all is great on the Albion front.

Merry Christmas to all the genuine posters and a Happy New Year.

And I wish all the wums and trolls a miserable shyte lonely Crudmas and bailiffs in the New Year.

I am having a week or so off from here and I suggest the idiots also take advantage of this break and then consider making it a permanent non fixture.

UTA
Can you please note Hovite not one poster has come back to wish you Happy christmas you sad little man.Can you please tell me how all is great on the Albion front? I think most fans that can think for themselfs know Tony Bloom has told Poyet to overhaul the squad.Why don't you get out more & go & visit other clubs & talk with people that work for other clubs.Or even just watch the football league show.Most people know the big clubs are watching Zaha & the lad at Blackpool.I got to three grounds today in and around the London area.The thing most people are talking about is the super job Zola is doing at Watford in his first season on half the money Poyet has had.I do not know of one other championship club that would want Barker,Oatway Jr,Dickerson,Rodgers
,and Jake Forster on their clubs wage bill,let alone Dunk.As they all pointed out to me thats why only poor old Barnet & Oxford would take them on loan.Unused subs most weeks as they are so poor in training.If you know a prem or championship club that wants anyone of those players name the club on here please.
[quote][p][bold]Hovite[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Hovite[/bold] wrote: After the best part of 18 years with the benefit of playing in the Prem, they obviously chose to invest in players and not the stadium or more importantly the pitch. Their problem is much deeper than being relegated to the Championship. Average gates in the low teens cannot support a club let alone move forward. The club forecasts that predict a £10 million gap between income and operating costs by the end of the season. I presume this is even taking into account their parachute payments.[/p][/quote]Just to add; The club's net debt rose from £21m to £26.3m last season, so add on the £10m they will lose this season their total debt will be £36.3m Blackburn's wage bill was £49.9m, 86.6 per cent of their annual turnover of £57.6m. This info should put into perspective on how well we are doing and I would take where we are today any day. So for all the sad wums and trolls, you really are wasting your time because all is great on the Albion front. Merry Christmas to all the genuine posters and a Happy New Year. And I wish all the wums and trolls a miserable shyte lonely Crudmas and bailiffs in the New Year. I am having a week or so off from here and I suggest the idiots also take advantage of this break and then consider making it a permanent non fixture. UTA[/p][/quote]Can you please note Hovite not one poster has come back to wish you Happy christmas you sad little man.Can you please tell me how all is great on the Albion front? I think most fans that can think for themselfs know Tony Bloom has told Poyet to overhaul the squad.Why don't you get out more & go & visit other clubs & talk with people that work for other clubs.Or even just watch the football league show.Most people know the big clubs are watching Zaha & the lad at Blackpool.I got to three grounds today in and around the London area.The thing most people are talking about is the super job Zola is doing at Watford in his first season on half the money Poyet has had.I do not know of one other championship club that would want Barker,Oatway Jr,Dickerson,Rodgers ,and Jake Forster on their clubs wage bill,let alone Dunk.As they all pointed out to me thats why only poor old Barnet & Oxford would take them on loan.Unused subs most weeks as they are so poor in training.If you know a prem or championship club that wants anyone of those players name the club on here please. Freeloaders
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10:36am Sun 23 Dec 12

tug509 says...

Happy Christmas Hovite,and ALL genuine BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION supporters.

And a very Happy New Year to the ALBION.
Happy Christmas Hovite,and ALL genuine BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION supporters. And a very Happy New Year to the ALBION. tug509
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3:16pm Sun 23 Dec 12

VegasSeagull says...

VegasSeagull wrote:
Happy Christmas to all those that I have had the pleasure of exchanging views and opinions with. A special shout out to Hovite, someone with whom I got off to a dodgey start with. To those who would wish the fools to leave this forum remember, it is they that make the rest us look so clever. I wish you all a prosperous new year and for myself, may I get the one hand in poker I have never had, a royal flush.
FreeLoader, you are wrong, again
[quote][p][bold]VegasSeagull[/bold] wrote: Happy Christmas to all those that I have had the pleasure of exchanging views and opinions with. A special shout out to Hovite, someone with whom I got off to a dodgey start with. To those who would wish the fools to leave this forum remember, it is they that make the rest us look so clever. I wish you all a prosperous new year and for myself, may I get the one hand in poker I have never had, a royal flush.[/p][/quote]FreeLoader, you are wrong, again VegasSeagull
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3:19pm Sun 23 Dec 12

VegasSeagull says...

Happy Christmas Tug.
Happy Christmas Tug. VegasSeagull
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3:42pm Sun 23 Dec 12

VegasSeagull says...

Freeloaders wrote:
Hovite wrote:
Hovite wrote: After the best part of 18 years with the benefit of playing in the Prem, they obviously chose to invest in players and not the stadium or more importantly the pitch. Their problem is much deeper than being relegated to the Championship. Average gates in the low teens cannot support a club let alone move forward. The club forecasts that predict a £10 million gap between income and operating costs by the end of the season. I presume this is even taking into account their parachute payments.
Just to add; The club's net debt rose from £21m to £26.3m last season, so add on the £10m they will lose this season their total debt will be £36.3m Blackburn's wage bill was £49.9m, 86.6 per cent of their annual turnover of £57.6m. This info should put into perspective on how well we are doing and I would take where we are today any day. So for all the sad wums and trolls, you really are wasting your time because all is great on the Albion front. Merry Christmas to all the genuine posters and a Happy New Year. And I wish all the wums and trolls a miserable shyte lonely Crudmas and bailiffs in the New Year. I am having a week or so off from here and I suggest the idiots also take advantage of this break and then consider making it a permanent non fixture. UTA
Can you please note Hovite not one poster has come back to wish you Happy christmas you sad little man.Can you please tell me how all is great on the Albion front? I think most fans that can think for themselfs know Tony Bloom has told Poyet to overhaul the squad.Why don't you get out more & go & visit other clubs & talk with people that work for other clubs.Or even just watch the football league show.Most people know the big clubs are watching Zaha & the lad at Blackpool.I got to three grounds today in and around the London area.The thing most people are talking about is the super job Zola is doing at Watford in his first season on half the money Poyet has had.I do not know of one other championship club that would want Barker,Oatway Jr,Dickerson,Rodgers ,and Jake Forster on their clubs wage bill,let alone Dunk.As they all pointed out to me thats why only poor old Barnet & Oxford would take them on loan.Unused subs most weeks as they are so poor in training.If you know a prem or championship club that wants anyone of those players name the club on here please.
Freeloader it is so obvious what you are up to with your most recent comment, you want to attack Poyet and you are using Hovite as a tool with which to do so.

You create a short list of those that you consider a waste of money, player that you think should not have been signed, you are entitled to your opinion.

Some players show promise and are rewarded with a short term contract but that contract does not mean that will progress. JFC has played with the first team, he has scored for us, he has shown promise, he deserved his contract.
Was Oxford the right place for him to go, maybe not, was he right for Oxford, maybe not, but who knew that at the time of him going there.

Dunk is young and like Lua Lua, he has been carrying personal burdens, have you noticed the change in Lua Lua since that burden has been some what lifted off his shoulders.

Dickerson, how old is he, don't you think you might be writing him off a tad too quickly.

Neither Poyet or Bloom have a crystal ball to look into, they can only act on what they see at the time. If Poyet saw enough in these players to give them a short term contract it was because at that time they deserved it.
You call on Hovite to name other clubs that would want these players, well you name other youngsters that we should have signed, possible prospects for the future.

It is easy to point the finger when it is not you that has to make the decisions.
[quote][p][bold]Freeloaders[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Hovite[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Hovite[/bold] wrote: After the best part of 18 years with the benefit of playing in the Prem, they obviously chose to invest in players and not the stadium or more importantly the pitch. Their problem is much deeper than being relegated to the Championship. Average gates in the low teens cannot support a club let alone move forward. The club forecasts that predict a £10 million gap between income and operating costs by the end of the season. I presume this is even taking into account their parachute payments.[/p][/quote]Just to add; The club's net debt rose from £21m to £26.3m last season, so add on the £10m they will lose this season their total debt will be £36.3m Blackburn's wage bill was £49.9m, 86.6 per cent of their annual turnover of £57.6m. This info should put into perspective on how well we are doing and I would take where we are today any day. So for all the sad wums and trolls, you really are wasting your time because all is great on the Albion front. Merry Christmas to all the genuine posters and a Happy New Year. And I wish all the wums and trolls a miserable shyte lonely Crudmas and bailiffs in the New Year. I am having a week or so off from here and I suggest the idiots also take advantage of this break and then consider making it a permanent non fixture. UTA[/p][/quote]Can you please note Hovite not one poster has come back to wish you Happy christmas you sad little man.Can you please tell me how all is great on the Albion front? I think most fans that can think for themselfs know Tony Bloom has told Poyet to overhaul the squad.Why don't you get out more & go & visit other clubs & talk with people that work for other clubs.Or even just watch the football league show.Most people know the big clubs are watching Zaha & the lad at Blackpool.I got to three grounds today in and around the London area.The thing most people are talking about is the super job Zola is doing at Watford in his first season on half the money Poyet has had.I do not know of one other championship club that would want Barker,Oatway Jr,Dickerson,Rodgers ,and Jake Forster on their clubs wage bill,let alone Dunk.As they all pointed out to me thats why only poor old Barnet & Oxford would take them on loan.Unused subs most weeks as they are so poor in training.If you know a prem or championship club that wants anyone of those players name the club on here please.[/p][/quote]Freeloader it is so obvious what you are up to with your most recent comment, you want to attack Poyet and you are using Hovite as a tool with which to do so. You create a short list of those that you consider a waste of money, player that you think should not have been signed, you are entitled to your opinion. Some players show promise and are rewarded with a short term contract but that contract does not mean that will progress. JFC has played with the first team, he has scored for us, he has shown promise, he deserved his contract. Was Oxford the right place for him to go, maybe not, was he right for Oxford, maybe not, but who knew that at the time of him going there. Dunk is young and like Lua Lua, he has been carrying personal burdens, have you noticed the change in Lua Lua since that burden has been some what lifted off his shoulders. Dickerson, how old is he, don't you think you might be writing him off a tad too quickly. Neither Poyet or Bloom have a crystal ball to look into, they can only act on what they see at the time. If Poyet saw enough in these players to give them a short term contract it was because at that time they deserved it. You call on Hovite to name other clubs that would want these players, well you name other youngsters that we should have signed, possible prospects for the future. It is easy to point the finger when it is not you that has to make the decisions. VegasSeagull
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3:42pm Sun 23 Dec 12

LACHANCE says...

Happy Christmas Vegus and a happy new year.
Happy Christmas Vegus and a happy new year. LACHANCE
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3:57pm Sun 23 Dec 12

tug509 says...

Hello Vegas,sorry mate i thought you were off on a break over Christmas,anyway hope both you and your lady wife enjoy the holiday and have a great new year,as hopefully we all will with the Albion. UTA
Hello Vegas,sorry mate i thought you were off on a break over Christmas,anyway hope both you and your lady wife enjoy the holiday and have a great new year,as hopefully we all will with the Albion. UTA tug509
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4:23pm Sun 23 Dec 12

JUPILER says...

I wish everybody a Merry christmas and a happy New year,even Mr Andy Naylor who called me moaner and I only take that from the misses.There is a song going round in my head.
Theres a hole in my bucket dear Tony a hole,Well mend it dear Gus mend it,yep Gus you got your hands full during the transfer.Good luck
I wish everybody a Merry christmas and a happy New year,even Mr Andy Naylor who called me moaner and I only take that from the misses.There is a song going round in my head. Theres a hole in my bucket dear Tony a hole,Well mend it dear Gus mend it,yep Gus you got your hands full during the transfer.Good luck JUPILER
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4:25pm Sun 23 Dec 12

Hovite says...

Couldn't help taking a peek at the posts, thanks Vegas & tug.

The strategy is to get Hovite into the heads of the wums and trolls, so all this rubbish is on my terms. I can always beat them on wit and if they want to spend time writing a dumb post with me in mind, all the better. I am the wums wum and I really don’t mind attracting attention from them because it saves them sticking to anyone else. It’s a sacrifice but a worthy one ;o)

Definitely off for a bit now, see you guys later.

As for the wums and trolls, all I can say to you is: EeeeorrR
Couldn't help taking a peek at the posts, thanks Vegas & tug. The strategy is to get Hovite into the heads of the wums and trolls, so all this rubbish is on my terms. I can always beat them on wit and if they want to spend time writing a dumb post with me in mind, all the better. I am the wums wum and I really don’t mind attracting attention from them because it saves them sticking to anyone else. It’s a sacrifice but a worthy one ;o) Definitely off for a bit now, see you guys later. As for the wums and trolls, all I can say to you is: EeeeorrR Hovite
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5:50pm Sun 23 Dec 12

VegasSeagull says...

LACHANCE wrote:
Happy Christmas Vegus and a happy new year.
Right back at ya, have a ghreat one and try to stay sober.
[quote][p][bold]LACHANCE[/bold] wrote: Happy Christmas Vegus and a happy new year.[/p][/quote]Right back at ya, have a ghreat one and try to stay sober. VegasSeagull
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