By the way shels were whipping boys in the league before Ollie's creative accounting. No reason to believe they would be any different now. Always had a gate when they came but.
Your logic is that 2 gates a year is better for us financially, but we'll have far less to compete with so we won't need as much money to compete.
I know we all have different views on this but I'd much rather beat bohs 3-1 in front of 2000 than beat bray 3-1 in front of 700. Play them shite clubs every week and gates will diminish further. Cant beat a proper derby imo.
Lads.. I think a good aul debate is in order.
I was talking to a few of the lads, Im definitley going on the next trip if there is one! Do we all fly via Copenhagen everyone
if bohs don't get 300 grand by next week are they fucked and do we get europe?
I hate Derry almost but not as much as I hate Bohs, Rovers etc..
WE ARE THE RED ARMY
Was thinking that Bohs going down and us getting Europe was all great, but then looking at the bigger picture, with the way the economy is right now, is the league sustainable atall? Asking myself how long is this going to last right now..
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Drama queen stuff
The league's sustainable as long as people spend what they have. its that fucking simple. its not like the league just arrived in the last 15 years
How is it drama queen stuff? Maybe misconstrued what I meant by "lasting" is how many more clubs are going to buckle, we've already seen the loss of a few clubs, Bohs looking like the next ones to go, and possibly Fingal to follow suit. Has any club made a profit this season? Who is covering these operating costs and are they going to continue to do so?
Bad management and financing is ruining this league, but is it really drama queen stuff to worry about its future?
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Yes. Clubs lose money all the time. The difference is usally made up by supporters or directors
As i said, all clubs have to do is limit their spending to what they bring in. if they do, they'll survive forever.
The league's been going since the frmation of the state. It has survived losing clubs in the past, and will survive losing clubs in the future.
Most of the stuff we are seeing over the last few years is clubs not realising the FAI are playing hard ball and the old ways are dead. The type of stuff shels and Bohs got involved in would have NEVER seen them relegated under the old system. They would have just rumbled on regardless. We are still at the breaking eggs to make the omelette stage on this.
Just look at the amount of clubs in England and Italy playing chicken in the traffic. Its the nature of football tbh.
Last edited by AlanMc; 16th November 2010 at 10:32 PM.
Bohs could easily get under the salary cap. It only factors in wages and income. It doesn't even consider that clubs have other outgoings.
For some reason I always seem to be an FAI apologist on here but I have to say they are very good to me in my gig at our club. I have constant access to premiership level qualified football people if I need it so I'm probably a little blinkered.
Think Bohs tried to factor in winnings but FAI rejected budget projections and they had to re submit without such projections. Maybe Dodge can clarify this. Vaguely remener something about it around license time
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the fai allowed then to use the prize money from finishing last in the league in their projections. Bohs wanted to use the money from finishing top..laughable really