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Title: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Mallard on September 01, 2020, 09:17:34 PM
Good coverage I thought.  Good on Mark Hearle to sponsor the game.  Putting something back never hurts.

With an average crowd of 1400 how many fivers  worth were sold ?  My guess would be 15% (200 plus).  Then a good few Norwich fans on top.

Hope it was a success so we get more of it.

One little point.  If no fans were allowed in who were those supporters on the far side to the camera in the first half ?
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Blue_and_Gold on September 01, 2020, 10:02:53 PM
..I know these are only friendlies, but one goal in three games. Is that something to be concerned about?

No Gash, Marriott, Power or Norwich loan Keeper tonight. Apparently the keeper is away with Scotland under 23 squad. Anyone know why other 3 not involved tonight?

Apparently the Keeper that replaced Alex at half time is from Palace. Presumably we are still looking at improving the squad.
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Mallard on September 01, 2020, 10:09:07 PM
Southwell and Hawkins look a long way behind Marriot and Gash, judging on the last two performances.

Be interesting how long Marriot will be missing, though I understand his foot is not broken.  Gash, apparently is in hospital with a gall bladder problem ( painful).

Maybe IC will have to tip his toe back in the loan market to find a short term answer.
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: dillydilly on September 02, 2020, 12:04:51 AM
I watched the game on livestream, and thought KLFC did quite well, though I don’t know how strong was the NC selection.  I think Southwell will do well.  He’s had some great moments at this level in the past.  King and Kelly looked class.  The passing was good, looked like the passing game has really been stressed.  All positions look competitive within the squad, but about 4 could be on the team sheet without challenge at the moment, for me.  Kelly, King, Power, Marriott. Every other position looks so close..  Apols for rabbiting, but I don’t come on very often, so it all goes in one !
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Mallard on September 02, 2020, 07:22:05 AM
https://www.lynnnews.co.uk/sport/dynamic-front-duo-could-miss-the-start-of-kings-lynn-towns-league-season-9121553/ 

https://www.edp24.co.uk/sport/kings-lynn-town/double-blow-for-linnets-1-6817943

Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: KES80 on September 02, 2020, 10:01:32 AM
Think it might be a blessing in disguise if Mazza and Gashy are not quite ready for the opening couple of games.......we really need game time for the other forwards and we really need one or two to be given the opportunity and to step up to the plate once given the responsibility.
I can't see Gashy doing 90 minutes every week at this level and there has been an over reliance on Mazza in the past....the likes of Hawkins, Loza , Southwell, Power and Henderson need to find a combo that clicks and is effective when the current "Big Two are out of action.
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: KES80 on September 02, 2020, 01:31:00 PM
Will presumably mean a change in style of play with no hold up man, so keeping ball on the deck and using out and out pace.
Street,Barrows, McAuley, Smith, Brown, Jarvis/Richards, Clunan/Kelly, King, Loza,Henderson, Power/Southwell Subs Southwell/Power, Hawkins, Jarvis, Clunan/Kelly,Jarvis/Richards, Carey, Fleming, Jones, Mair

Still looks pretty strong to me and emphasises the need for having the squad numbers present.
Don't personally think the loan mkt an option.......if the squad players aren't good enough when a couple are out then there's no point in having them.

Suppose Jarv could play the Gash role if required (?)
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Blue_and_Gold on September 02, 2020, 04:05:23 PM
Anyone know if the rumour about certain supporters being allowed into the game last night are true?   :dontknow:
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Mallard on September 02, 2020, 05:27:22 PM
There were a few bodies viewing from the far side during the first half.   Maybe they were asked to move out of view of the camera for the 2nd half
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Dilligaf on September 03, 2020, 12:13:09 PM
From looks of it they were friends or acquaintances of staff.... :cheers:
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Grissles Oleary on September 03, 2020, 01:40:03 PM
From looks of it they were friends or acquaintances of staff.... :cheers:

They were fans who had done voluntary work at the ground,should have been no fans at all regardless! :banghead; :banghead; :banghead;
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: dillydilly on September 03, 2020, 02:24:24 PM
Pity about AM and MG.  Time of the year to “Name your team” for “Lockdown Fun” !!!  I go for speed over short distances as being an important quality, because long distance pace can be nullified if opponents are all behind the ball.  So I don’t think MG and Jarv will feel as irreplaceable as in the past.  Still have parts to play, on occasions.  My team for the opening game, Home or Away... Street; Barrows McCauley, Smith, Brown; Clunan/Richards, Henderson, Kelly, Power; King, Southwell. Subs Mair, Jones, Carey, Loza, Richards/Clunan.  League prediction 9th.   Over to IC, but I’m here for advice should he need it...
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: dillydilly on September 03, 2020, 02:28:14 PM
BTW, I was surprised and delighted at AS’s distribution against NC, most impressive, very Barca, (when they were unbeatable !).  Made some good saves too, mainly through good positioning.
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: westlynnmike on September 03, 2020, 03:14:07 PM
From looks of it they were friends or acquaintances of staff.... :cheers:

They were fans who had done voluntary work at the ground,should have been no fans at all regardless! :banghead; :banghead; :banghead;

Totally agree Gris. The matches at Step 1 and above are - or should be - Behind Closed Doors. That means players and Club/s personnel - NOT invited volunteers who should not have been invited as they are not part of management or employees.

There has been a bit of "slagging" going on on Facebook "Fans of the Linnets" about this very subject between some of those who were "invited" and some who also did voluntary work and were not invited.
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Bluboy on September 03, 2020, 09:06:09 PM
Boohoo perhaps if half of you lot wasn’t so negative all the time you might of managed to got in ... few people who’s done an amazing amount of time/work  over the summer watched the game , even if you’d been invited you’d find something to whinge about ... the club gave us a livestream so take that positive but I’m more worried you seem to be concentrating on whos watching than watching the team ... couldn’t of been much of a game then !!
For once peeps get a life
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: westlynnmike on September 03, 2020, 11:19:51 PM
Boohoo perhaps if half of you lot wasn’t so negative all the time you might of managed to got in ... few people who’s done an amazing amount of time/work  over the summer watched the game , even if you’d been invited you’d find something to whinge about ... the club gave us a livestream so take that positive but I’m more worried you seem to be concentrating on whos watching than watching the team ... couldn’t of been much of a game then !!
For once peeps get a life

Blueboy, Behind Closed Doors applies to us all, the only people who should have been in the ground would include players, management, stewards (to monitor and conduct checks and act as ballboys, ref, ground staff, video op and streaming guys and accredited reporters etc. Not non-working volunteers invited to watch/spectate/fans.
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: m a hill on September 04, 2020, 01:06:41 AM
I think I sence the smell of the Green Dragon here
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Grissles Oleary on September 04, 2020, 01:37:47 AM
I think I sence the smell of the Green Dragon here

Did you attend?  :dontknow:
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Mallard on September 04, 2020, 07:35:08 AM
Is it really such a big deal or indeed a surprise when we have Mavericks as Chairman and General Manager ?

I’m sure he will cover the issue in his next podcast. 
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Nemesis on September 04, 2020, 08:54:11 AM
Is it really such a big deal or indeed a surprise when we have Mavericks as Chairman and General Manager ?

I’m sure he will cover the issue in his next podcast.
Has he covered the legality of the no-refunds on season tickets yet?
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Mallard on September 04, 2020, 10:02:07 AM
Not sure if he has dealt with it beyond stating it would bankrupt the club if fans had to be paid back.  Not sure how that argument would stand up in the small claims court ?
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Blue_and_Gold on September 04, 2020, 10:13:09 AM
Not sure if he has dealt with it beyond stating it would bankrupt the club if fans had to be paid back.  Not sure how that argument would stand up in the small claims court ?

I believe the best he can hope for is an appeal to the supporters that have season tickets that they don't claim refunds. I believe that was good enough and had a good response last season.
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Blue_and_Gold on September 04, 2020, 12:32:18 PM
I think I sence the smell of the Green Dragon here

Did you attend?  :dontknow:

Why would he? Just because he's a season ticket holder, committee member of the FOTL and sponsors players, it wouldn't give him anymore right to attend a game than any other supporter.   :dontknow:
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Grissles Oleary on September 04, 2020, 11:24:42 PM
I think I sence the smell of the Green Dragon here

Did you attend?  :dontknow:

Why would he? Just because he's a season ticket holder, committee member of the FOTL and sponsors players, it wouldn't give him anymore right to attend a game than any other supporter.   :dontknow:

But he volunteers as well?  :dontknow:
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Mallard on September 05, 2020, 07:50:35 AM
Does it matter who attended ?  Surely it’s the fact that there were spectators let into the ground.   If you are gonna flout the rules then might as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb by letting a few hundred in. 
 
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: KES80 on September 05, 2020, 08:33:42 AM
Thing is tho Mall, the Gvnmt rules are so sketchy and inconsistent that many industries are finding 'ways' to get round so called rules.
I think a football club could justifiably argue that a number of volunteers are required in the ground to make it all work.
If it means those that help out on a regular basis in that regard, get in to watch the game, then I personally don't have a problem with that.
I certainly wouldn't lay the blame at any club's door.......as one Independent journalist put it earlier in the week, the Cummings regime has ousted all the Astronauts just leaving a large number of inept chimpanzees to make up the "rules".
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: MARCUS ROSE on September 05, 2020, 12:50:59 PM
https://www.msn.com/en-gb/sport/football/cardiff-city-make-season-ticket-concession-after-supporters-trust-anger/ar-BB18JBIU?ocid=msedgntp   :countingmoney:
Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Blue_and_Gold on September 05, 2020, 03:10:34 PM
I think a football club could justifiably argue that a number of volunteers are required in the ground to make it all work.
If it means those that help out on a regular basis in that regard, get in to watch the game, then I personally don't have a problem with that.

From what I can make out, some of the  people that were allowed in were not (in all cases) those that do work for the club on a regular basis. You therefore have some that do help out on a regular basis feeling aggrieved as they have not been treated the same way as a few chosen few.

Someone has said in another post that its not what you know, its who you know.  :dontknow:


Title: Re: Live Stream v Norwich U23s
Post by: Dilligaf on September 05, 2020, 03:25:42 PM
Absolutely....in both cases b&g