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by Martin_Cruise
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Administration and recovery
Replies: 3312
Views: 97695

Re: Administration and recovery

Just to throw something into the mix. Some Bolton fans hate that ground in Horwich and would be more than happy if it was sold, demolished andwith the money a cheaper stadium was built back in Bolton town centre 6 miles away.Nothing wrong with the stadium itself but the location of it is awful. I'd ...
by Martin_Cruise
Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Administration and recovery
Replies: 3312
Views: 97695

Re: Administration and recovery

It was a stupid idea to build an expensive to maintain stadium in Horwich when we had a cheap one in Bolton. I can only think someone on the club's board was on the take.The future of the current club is so bleak in Horwich i'd be up for liquidation and starting a new club back in Bolton. It would b...
by Martin_Cruise
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Who's the naked woman on the white horse? H v Coventry 10/Aug/19
Replies: 200
Views: 5214

Re: Who's the naked woman on the white horse? H v Coventry 10/Aug/19

Are you not thinking of lowest Reebok league gate? Nope, I thought our lowest attendance record for a league game (excluding cup matches) was 10,000+bits. I thought our record ever lowest attendance was in some Checkatrade cup match against Everton reserves or somebugger at circa 1,300. But I'm beg...
by Martin_Cruise
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Administration and recovery
Replies: 3312
Views: 97695

Re: Administration and recovery

What is in it for Anderson if he is paying Bassini to do this?
by Martin_Cruise
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Administration and recovery
Replies: 3312
Views: 97695

Re: Administration and recovery

I wonder what the takeover deadline is for the Wycombe match to take place, 5pm Friday?
by Martin_Cruise
Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Administration and recovery
Replies: 3312
Views: 97695

Re: Administration and recovery

Another point re Eddie Davies'  early years is that a  very healthy transfer profit was made between the Ipswich play off defeat and Preston play off win.Gudjohnsen and Claus Jensen being sold for £ 8 million in the summer of 2000, Frandsen and Ricketts coming in for roughly £2 million. Our coffers ...
by Martin_Cruise
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Administration and recovery
Replies: 3312
Views: 97695

Re: Administration and recovery

Just because somebody else spent more doesn't mean he wasn't spending money :conf: Pretty sure he was subsidising losses right from the beginning . That Jack Walker and Mohammed al-Fayed were putting in more is neither here nor there. Maybe, my point was that in the early years he wasn't spending h...
by Martin_Cruise
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Administration and recovery
Replies: 3312
Views: 97695

Re: Administration and recovery

Whatever David Moyes thinks, Bolton had the lowest wage bill in the Premier League in the 2001/02 season. I don't have the figures at hand but would be shocked if Bolton ever had a higher wage bill than Everton in Eddie's time
by Martin_Cruise
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Administration and recovery
Replies: 3312
Views: 97695

Re: Administration and recovery

Just to be a picky bastard - the start of our downfall pre-dates Davies being on the board. We were £24m in debt in 1999. Situation not dissimilar to today. Difference is when Davies came on board, he actually had money and was happy to spend it. In the early years whatever Eddie was spending his m...
by Martin_Cruise
Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Administration and recovery
Replies: 3312
Views: 97695

Re: Administration and recovery

Marc Iles was saying all last week that there was no chance of liquidation, he must have known the PFA would bail us out if we couldn't get our own house in order.I feel sorry for Bury that they aren't considered important enough for PFA money.
by Martin_Cruise
Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Administration and recovery
Replies: 3312
Views: 97695

Re: Administration and recovery

What happened to 'the deal is imminent' headline reported on sky & the bbc etc. on Monday - was this just a deflective bullshit announcement put out by the extremely incompetent admins because Bassini had rolled up spouting his shite ? Looks like it, the administrators are slow to talk about things...
by Martin_Cruise
Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Other Footy
Topic: LIVE LOCAL FOOTBALL SAT AUG 3
Replies: 16
Views: 674

Re: LIVE LOCAL FOOTBALL SAT AUG 3

Lost Leopard Spot wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:07 pm
Personally speaking I think you've gatecrashed a wake. Do fxck off, very inappropriate timing.
Seconded
by Martin_Cruise
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Administration and recovery
Replies: 3312
Views: 97695

Re: Administration and recovery

The Times is reporting that the Eddie Davies Trust ( £17.5 mill) and Ken ( £7.5 mill) are asking for £24.5 million between them.
If true it's no wonder that Sharon is having to haggle the price down.
by Martin_Cruise
Thu May 09, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Thoughts going forward?
Replies: 31
Views: 1639

Re: Thoughts going forward?

It's too early yet, if BWFC were liquidated i would defintely follow the new Bolton town club but i doubt there is the interest in a rival club if BWFC survive.
by Martin_Cruise
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Ken Anderson - Old Owner (Definitely. For Ever ..... )
Replies: 4298
Views: 222716

Re: Ken Anderson - New Owner (Definitely. For Now ..... )

We also seemed to mess up selling players on. Wigan and Blackburn seemed able to sell players at high prices whereas we got ourselves into tricky contract expiry issues and lost out. Cahill being the prime example - bought as a promising young centre back for £5m, turned into an England internation...
by Martin_Cruise
Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Ken Anderson - Old Owner (Definitely. For Ever ..... )
Replies: 4298
Views: 222716

Re: Ken Anderson - New Owner (Definitely. For Now ..... )

And then Ken will "have to consider exercising the alternative options available to me." In other words, begin the process for administration or liquidation. Me me me, what a selfish tvvat.No apology for the Brentford match being cancelled or people not being paid. It seems the staff won't be paid ...
by Martin_Cruise
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Doidge returns to FGR
Replies: 82
Views: 6869

Re: Doidge returns to FGR

Whats in it for Ken? In the last (only) accounts a 525K consultancy fee , a 125k fee for his son and probably 199k each for Ken and his wife as salaries.salaries under 200k don't need to be disclosed and Ken conveniently added his wife as a director meaning she could be included in the salaries. Ken...
by Martin_Cruise
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Ken Anderson - Old Owner (Definitely. For Ever ..... )
Replies: 4298
Views: 222716

Re: Ken Anderson - New Owner (Definitely. For Now ..... )

BWFC_Insane wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:12 pm

Probably not all that bothered when you’ve just spent the month December in the Caribbean!
He was bothered enough to ban Marc Iles because he was upset that his marks out of 10 weren't high enough.Ken will be back when he can find someone else to blame
by Martin_Cruise
Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Ken Anderson - Old Owner (Definitely. For Ever ..... )
Replies: 4298
Views: 222716

Re: Ken Anderson - New Owner (Definitely. For Now ..... )

Taken from another forum....comments from KA a couple of months ago “I can assure you that I will be doing everything possible and take whatever actions I think are necessary to ensure that our results improve” Since that quote from KA we’ve played 9 lost 7 drawn 2 scored 4 and he's done absolutely...
by Martin_Cruise
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: The Trotters
Topic: Ken Anderson - Old Owner (Definitely. For Ever ..... )
Replies: 4298
Views: 222716

Re: Ken Anderson - New Owner (Definitely. For Now ..... )

I see the Chairman's son has released 4 pop singles this year which are available for 99p each on Amazon.