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General Discussion / Re: Big news story
« on: May 22, 2021, 01:49:41 PM »
Very good news.  Whatís the old phrase ?..... All donations gratefully received....  Thank you very much Mr or Mrs Donator, thatís a very kind deed.  On the use of it, taking account of the benefactorís wishes, we should name the Stand.  I suggest it should be the Dilly Dilly Stand, but if that suggestion is not adopted, then I thoroughly agree that the Mick Wright Stand would be the best option.  If we can now acquire a genuinely competitive team for next season, we could be in for the best season in the clubís history... Letís hope so....    Any news on Cameron King - a fit one would be Dillyís first signing....

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General Discussion / Re: Tennyson car park
« on: May 16, 2021, 11:54:22 AM »
Another ground could be good.  I donít go with the idea that we need an over5,000 crowd to justify improved and/or covered terraces.  Their provision might well attract players, too.  How do clubs like Eastleigh pay for their superb modern terrace additions . We have more potential to pull in 5,ooo crowds than most in this league, but the ground needs to be part of the snowball....

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General Discussion / Re: Linnets lose on their travels.
« on: May 16, 2021, 11:44:10 AM »
On Mallardís Cup Final point, I shared his enjoyment, apart from the Neanderthals who booed the taking of the knee, and the commentator trying to talk louder to hide it.

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General Discussion / Re: Squad for next season
« on: May 16, 2021, 11:41:54 AM »
I respect your opinion, KES, but I think Fox was good defensively !  I only recall one wide player getting the better of him all season in the NL, and that was the little Chester winger who managed to give him a torrid time.  Fox was also very good going forward, IMHO.  I hope youíre right that we can do better than Marriott, but think that would take some doing.  Letís just hope IC has the contacts, and the money, to make us competitive next season.  If he can, it will really give us something to look forward to.

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General Discussion / Re: Squad for next season
« on: May 15, 2021, 05:07:40 PM »
Good to see good sense about Covid on here, itís not totally common, you know !  As for next season.  The Dillification is as follows....  Get back Street, or get a ď box- dominatorĒ GK, get back Norman, Nathan Fox, FBT, and Marriott.  Keep the ante-Covid regulars, and (sacrilege coming up), advise Sonny Carey that although we understand his temptation, he may have a frustrating season at a league club, particularly the two clubs mentioned in the Championship, and is presently more suited to play in a new and strengthened KL team.  If he keeps his form, league clubs will come back. I think heís a year too early to make that leap.  We do badly need another King, if the one we have canít make it back to full fitness.  Over and out - and for what itís worth !!  Perhaps next season (nearly forgot), Gash should be more of a cover for the central defenders. 

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General Discussion / Re: Clubs latest accounts
« on: May 11, 2021, 05:49:50 PM »
Iím with KES on this. But I think there is rom for optimism, and thatís coming from a glass half empty man, or what used to be called a realist.  My optimism for next season, as Iíve bored people with before, comes from the Slough and York games.  If we are competitive next season, and can really mix it with all the opponents, I believe we can attract regular number like those seen at the two games I mentioned.  We have to sell the potential, somehow, OUTSIDE the ground.  We may not have the best ground at this level, but we are capable of being amongst the biggest attendances. 

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General Discussion / Re: Tennyson car park
« on: May 11, 2021, 05:42:21 PM »
Thatís very good news !  On the Hospital End, good question from B & Q.  We badly need a stand at the Hospital End, covered, and deeper, plus, IMHO, steeper terrace at  the Tennyson End.  I know itís money, money, money, but if we prefer this level or the League, and can sustain it, itís essential.  It would almost certainly be imperative if we are serious about the League, eventually.

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General Discussion / Re: Is this the end of the King.
« on: May 01, 2021, 11:59:11 PM »
With you on that, Dazza.  I think that, at his fittest, he would have been a top player at any National League club.  You could see when he came on against Portsmouth that he would have gained a place in their team as well - he was their level too.  A real loss, especially as our club aspires, next season, to reach the level he was already at, IMHO....

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General Discussion / Re: Adam Marriott
« on: April 11, 2021, 06:48:14 PM »
It DOES KES , I agree with that.  But it. feels worse for me, being what some like to call a ďpuristĒ.  It often looks to me that certain managers often take off the player causing the opposition the most problems, and replacing him with a safety first type player.  It happens here under IC, whose opinions I do, of course, respect, considering the two years heís given us. It seldom works, IMHO, because, it gives the opponents the initiative.  And I would like to say I donít understand the opinion of some on here who arenít completely onside with SC.  I think he has done us proud, and I hope he retains his interest and ambitions.

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General Discussion / Re: Adam Marriott
« on: April 10, 2021, 12:56:45 PM »
Eastleigh 1 (Marriott) Woking1 (Loza)......  Just sayingí !!!

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