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  • Dougs 22 Mar 2013 11:34:45 66,709 posts
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    15m. 10% of the conversion cost. That's all WHU are paying up front. Sickening. Fuck knows how that got past State Aid.
  • The-Bodybuilder 22 Mar 2013 12:46:09 14,071 posts
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    Dougs wrote:
    15m. 10% of the conversion cost. That's all WHU are paying up front. Sickening. Fuck knows how that got past State Aid.
    Really is shocking, but the gov played their part by developing a stadium that needed converting in the first place.

    IMO, the fact that how much we get from the selling of the club is what bugs me (and the 10 year timeline). If it's substation, as in a profit of what it call cost for the stadium, then it's worth it at the end.

    If it's not, and I suspect it isn't, then it's a bitch move.

    Honestly, would've been better to give it to Spurs if they weren't willing to tear down the whole thing again.
  • ecureuil 22 Mar 2013 15:11:48 76,520 posts
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    Football transfer rumours in a nutshell. (read from bottom to top)
  • Deckard1 22 Mar 2013 15:17:05 27,197 posts
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    Haidara due to be out for 10 DAYS! after horror tackle.
  • kentmonkey 22 Mar 2013 15:19:01 20,448 posts
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    He's a lucky boy.
  • Ultrasoundwave 22 Mar 2013 15:19:39 3,266 posts
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    He could have been killed.

    "The worst part is, I'll have to have the break-up sex with myself!"

  • kentmonkey 22 Mar 2013 15:19:52 20,448 posts
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    His name sounds like a noise a Street Fighter character would shout just before he fired a fireball out of his left nostril or something.
  • kentmonkey 22 Mar 2013 15:20:11 20,448 posts
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    Ultrasoundwave wrote:
    He could have been killed.
    Nah. Ball was nowhere near his head.
  • Ultrasoundwave 22 Mar 2013 15:22:12 3,266 posts
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    McManamans challenge could have lopped his leg off, which would have flown up in the air and then the broken bone would have gone through his eye and killed him.






    / What Alex Ferguson would say if it was a Utd player

    "The worst part is, I'll have to have the break-up sex with myself!"

  • RedSparrows 22 Mar 2013 15:25:06 22,061 posts
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    ecureuil wrote:
    Rumours in a nutshell. (read from bottom to top)
    Fixed.
  • RobTheBuilder 22 Mar 2013 15:26:47 6,521 posts
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    Given West Ham will pay 2m a year in rent plus some additional income from hospitality type stuff, on top of the 15m for a stadium they won't actually own. It's not that bad a deal to find a use for a stadium that currently has no major usage.

    It will also mean redevelopment of the old ground area, which will help the London economy in general.
  • roz123 22 Mar 2013 15:28:35 7,112 posts
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    It will be the best stadium in the npower championship

    Edited by roz123 at 15:29:06 22-03-2013
  • TheSaint 22 Mar 2013 15:35:45 14,201 posts
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    From The Olympics to bubble machines in just a few years. Quite a fall from grace.

    Edited by TheSaint at 15:36:33 22-03-2013
  • nickthegun 22 Mar 2013 15:54:43 58,805 posts
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    Is it me or do we get drawn with San Marino a disproportionately high amount of times?

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    He totally called it

  • Shikasama 22 Mar 2013 16:05:03 6,620 posts
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    After the recent good news about Joe Allen, Liverpool fans are reeling since being told Borini could be back before the end of the season.
  • ElNino9 22 Mar 2013 16:06:47 13,290 posts
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    His goals will push them into the top 4.

    Hated, adored, never ignored.

  • Dougs 22 Mar 2013 16:18:46 66,709 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    Is it me or do we get drawn with San Marino a disproportionately high amount of times?
    Does seem that way. See also Poland.
  • ecureuil 22 Mar 2013 16:20:16 76,520 posts
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    This is how they do the draw.
  • imamazed 22 Mar 2013 16:24:31 5,520 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    Is it me or do we get drawn with San Marino a disproportionately high amount of times?
    You could be right. Begs the perennial questions of what to do with minnows. I think it's alright like it is, but you hear a lot of people that want a qualifying group with teams like San Marino, Andorra, Scotland, etc.
  • RobTheBuilder 22 Mar 2013 16:25:22 6,521 posts
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    @TheSaint as a west ham fan I'd like to point out there are plenty of clubs that would be considered a far further fall from grace in both footballing and social terms.

    Chelsea for example.

    West Ham has a long tradition as a well supported and well loved club by many neutrals. So nyah!
  • kentmonkey 22 Mar 2013 16:26:47 20,448 posts
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    My Dad's a West Ham fan.

    I think it's his only flaw.
  • RobTheBuilder 22 Mar 2013 16:27:51 6,521 posts
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    @kentmonkey which is your team?
  • roz123 22 Mar 2013 16:39:54 7,112 posts
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    Frank Lampard was in another comic relief sketch this year
    www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01rbkdy/Comic_Relief_2013_Funny_for_Money_Part_3/?t=4m18s
  • kentmonkey 22 Mar 2013 16:41:24 20,448 posts
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    @RobTheBuilder Arsenal.

    Arsenal are his second team. And when they win he often says 'good result for us today'. So he does redeem himself a little with that.

    I had a West Ham supporting builder do my driveway last year. Two weeks after he went I noticed the West Ham logo created in the pointing between two bricks.
  • nickthegun 22 Mar 2013 16:42:19 58,805 posts
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    imamazed wrote:
    nickthegun wrote:
    Is it me or do we get drawn with San Marino a disproportionately high amount of times?
    You could be right. Begs the perennial questions of what to do with minnows. I think it's alright like it is, but you hear a lot of people that want a qualifying group with teams like San Marino, Andorra, Scotland, etc.
    I think, to be honest, we/europes elite should be seeded to skip this shit. To be honest, I would even support the argument for the top ten in the world to qualify automatically.

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  • Dougs 22 Mar 2013 16:45:54 66,709 posts
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    Speaking of Owen a few pages back:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqOxNspUPyE
  • RobTheBuilder 22 Mar 2013 16:47:33 6,521 posts
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    @kentmonkey Haha. I once was in a Shoreditch club when some random guy asked me who I supported. I said West Ham but was wary. He then replied Arsenal, but said he liked West Ham.. we had a mutual enemy in Chelsea and that was good enough.

    hah.
  • kentmonkey 22 Mar 2013 16:47:56 20,448 posts
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    The problem with allowing the top ten in the world to qualify automatically (or any number for that matter) is that they get in the top ten by competing in competitive games. If they're not qualifying, the number of competitive games drops.

    That and it would really screw up some WC in favour of South American or European sides.

    I'm happy with everyone competing to qualify as it is. It's meant to be a 'World Cup' and the minnows do learn things from competing against better teams. If all they get to play against are other minnows, I doubt progression for them will ever come about.
  • RobTheBuilder 22 Mar 2013 16:47:59 6,521 posts
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    @nickthegun Yeah, how dare those teams have a chance of qualifying.
  • kentmonkey 22 Mar 2013 16:48:53 20,448 posts
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    @RobTheBuilder Hold on....you support West Ham. You are called Rob'TheBuilder'....did you do my driveway?????
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