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« Reply #15 on: December 28, 2023, 08:12:47 PM »
B&G you may want to delete Gregís name from that image as it basically confirms who your source is.

I'm wondering why you are concerned about a source?

Can I suggest that you contact Greg and ask him who HIS source is on this one. I'll give him my permission to tell you.  :laughcry:

Things may add up for you then.



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« Reply #16 on: December 28, 2023, 08:15:08 PM »
Come on down!

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« Reply #17 on: December 28, 2023, 08:52:26 PM »

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« Reply #18 on: December 29, 2023, 01:02:48 AM »
My thoughts exactly Nigel talk about kicking a man when heís down,what gets me not one has come up with an idea to help the club in its dire need

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« Reply #19 on: December 29, 2023, 03:39:42 AM »
My thoughts exactly Nigel talk about kicking a man when heís down,what gets me not one has come up with an idea to help the club in its dire need

Not really kicking a man when he is down,more making him realise the damage he has done by alienating people! It seems as if he is still making divisions amongst the fans? :dontknow:
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« Reply #20 on: December 29, 2023, 07:53:54 AM »
The majority of fans would just like to know the truth about what is going on.The extent of the clubs financial problems and the plan to address these issues.The club now seems to be losing most of its staff and now the rumours of major players exiting has been gathering pace.Are fans just expected to turn up at the next home game with absolutely zero expectations whilst S.C contribution is to continue having a paddy on social media and giving no worthwhile feedback.

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« Reply #21 on: December 29, 2023, 08:33:43 AM »
With all the speculation going on about KLFC does anyone REALLY know apart from SC what is happening. Seems a lot of surmising rather than facts. A few people seem have inside knowledge of whats going on, REALLY do you know. All i'm really interested in is, Lynn winning football matches, thats why i'm a supporter not a speculator of doom and gloom. Wallow in KLFC demise if that is to be the case, if not get behind the team. If you want depression watch Eastenders......but get out of my club.

To be fair Nigel, you are right that none of us know the real situation but SC has gone on record saying he is short of £300k to finish the season, which I think you might concede isn't a great position.  I don't see most of the posts as 'doom & gloom', many are just dealing with the facts as we have them - a club that has one man running things 'his way' and reliant on him bankrolling / financially doping the operation.  If pointing out that this is only ever likely to end one way, whether that be this season or at some later point in the future is deemed negative then so be it, I appreciate some fans only care about the 90 minutes on a Saturday (and I will be there like you getting behind the team as will many others) but I don't think it helps criticising those who look at the wider picture, perhaps if a few more had raised concerns earlier we wouldn't be on the brink of losing the club

My thoughts exactly Nigel talk about kicking a man when heís down,what gets me not one has come up with an idea to help the club in its dire need

Malcolm, essentially the only real solution at this point is a sale.  Unfortunately SC has set budget (poorly it would appear) and is responsible for the off-field infrastructure as well as the player contracts so too many things are already 'fixed' for the current season so either there is a White Knight on the horizon who wants to bail us out or maybe we could have a fire sale and off load Crowther, Barrett, Hargreaves etc and then limp through to the end of the season and look to reset at what would, in all likelihood be a lower level although whether the proceeds of those sales along with corresponding reductions in wages would be enough is anyone's guess.

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« Reply #22 on: December 29, 2023, 09:37:26 AM »
Have we really any clarity on what is needed to Ďlimpí through to the end of the season ?  SC said we needed £300k.  So will that figure include gate receipts, Match day sponsorship etc, plus whatever monies he himself is prepared to feed into the Club ?   Surely the £300 can be reduced by a decent bargain by trying to offload whatever players are the big earners and others than may attract a purchase.   Some serious good housekeeping could also bring the £300k figure down ( overnight stays, etc).

Whatever way this goes we are playing at a lower level next season.  Stephen Cleeve took over the Club at step 3 and debt free.  Kind of ironic if we go back to his starting position, X number of years later.
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« Reply #23 on: December 29, 2023, 10:00:55 AM »
Have we really any clarity on what is needed to Ďlimpí through to the end of the season ?  SC said we needed £300k.  So will that figure include gate receipts, Match day sponsorship etc, plus whatever monies he himself is prepared to feed into the Club ?   Surely the £300 can be reduced by a decent bargain by trying to offload whatever players are the big earners and others than may attract a purchase.   Some serious good housekeeping could also bring the £300k figure down ( overnight stays, etc).

Whatever way this goes we are playing at a lower level next season.  Stephen Cleeve took over the Club at step 3 and debt free.  Kind of ironic if we go back to his starting position, X number of years later.

Playing at step 3 with a step 1 debt is going to hurt! 
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« Reply #24 on: December 29, 2023, 10:05:09 AM »
I don't think Southend will announce Crowther until Friday at 5 to 5. Only the grey haired fans will get that one :laughcry:

Peter Glaze to play alongside him ?  :laughcry:
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« Reply #25 on: December 29, 2023, 10:40:12 AM »
I don't think Southend will announce Crowther until Friday at 5 to 5. Only the grey haired fans will get that one :laughcry:
Peter Glaze to play alongside him ?  :laughcry:

Regret to say that i get it!

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« Reply #26 on: December 29, 2023, 10:46:13 AM »
Have we really any clarity on what is needed to Ďlimpí through to the end of the season ?  SC said we needed £300k.  So will that figure include gate receipts, Match day sponsorship etc, plus whatever monies he himself is prepared to feed into the Club ?   Surely the £300 can be reduced by a decent bargain by trying to offload whatever players are the big earners and others than may attract a purchase.   Some serious good housekeeping could also bring the £300k figure down ( overnight stays, etc)...

At the risk of upsetting Nigel, I think the £300k was a shortfall ie after expected gate receipts, sponsorships, SC contribution etc although again, no one really knows.  We only have 9 home games left and unlikely too many of those will bring in big gate receipts (maybe Tamworth if they are still going well?) and my guess is only maybe Scarborough (Easter) and Peterborough Sports have a match day sponsor already lined up.  Of the 12 away matches in 2024, three are over 4 hours (per Google) with two or three more over 3.5 hours so maybe these won't be overnight stops but really it is all tinkering round the edges. 

If the deficit is to be found internally then fans need to accept some big departures (where buyers can be found) and that their replacements will probably be young signings / loanees to get us to the end of the season.  Given that there were still calls for SC to strengthen the squad quite recently I am not sure all at the Walks will buy into that, the question is whether that would include AL?

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« Reply #27 on: December 29, 2023, 11:26:06 AM »
I would hope the fans know the game is up at this level and players leaving is inevitable.  I thought the figure of £1m a year was mentioned as the running costs of the club at the moment so thatís around £80-85k a month.  So for Jan, Feb, March and April thatís circa £320k.  So all income achieved during that period plus SCís £ input as to to come off that.  Still a big short fall I agree.  Whatever way you look itís one big mess. 

Now is not the time for playing the blame game but Iím sure at some point people will be pointing the finger.  Though it would seem disgruntled staff are airing their feelings on Social Media, dirty washing and all.


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« Reply #29 on: December 29, 2023, 03:18:36 PM »

Now is not the time for playing the blame game but Iím sure at some point people will be pointing the finger.  Though it would seem disgruntled staff are airing their feelings on Social Media, dirty washing and all.

Good story for the Norwich paper to pick up on. I look forward to seeing what they have to say on this one.
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