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i have to agree with u on most things u write for example no true north ender will ever understand why we sold alexander he is still a class act and will in my always be a true north end legand point 2 i think that three years is to long we cant relay soley on loans to survive this season we are already struggling to score goals its ok to say we are creating changes but chances dont win u games we proved that against sheff utd on sat wen will the owners and board learn that this club needs to be moving forward not standing still
Posted 12:22 30th August 2010
I read with interest the comments made by Steve on Preston and to a degree he is right in what he says. As a football club we have never really recovered from the time Paul Simpson was in charge. He spent a lot of money on players and we must agree that those signings have come back to haunt us. Giving players long contracts and relying on reputation is all well and good but it is only now that his mistakes are being rectified. Lets be honest we would have not survived without the financial outlay from Mr. Hemmings and we have to be careful with the way finances are managed. Its a time to be patient as its a time of transition and there is no quick fix to get P.N.E. promoted. I agree our neighbours from the seaside and up the M65 have caused us pain and suffering but like you say Steve if a 3 year plan brings success and stability then we will all be happy. Mr Hemmings is here for the long haul and wants his money back and knows the only way is for the team to gain promotion. Lets hope we are both stood on the Harris Museum Steps in 3 years with the Premership beckoning.
Posted 11:21 27th August 2010
Palace are out of admin and under new ownership. Why your so astonished we now have the ability to sign players on modest wages is beyond me. Davids is on a ''pay as you play'' deal and even then his wages are not extorionate. It''s a no lose situation for palace. Cardiff and Bellamy on the other hand....
Posted 18:22 26th August 2010
Well, mate, it is a shame you didn''t research information in the public domain before slapping your views on this website! Crystal Palace are now out of administration and financially stable under new owners. They are also only paying Davids on a ''pay as you play'' deal; and they are paying at a rate that won''t ''break the bank'' given Davids'' prioritisation of living in London over money in the bank (he should be quite wealthy already, I would have thought!) As for Cardiff, they have Bellamy on loan because Man City are still paying most of his wages. There is of course room for debate on the impact that sort of arrangement has on the fairness of competition in the Championship.... As I said though, a shame you didn''t research publicly available information rather than resorting to ill-informed innuendo.
Posted 16:31 26th August 2010
Edgar Davids has signed on a pay as you play basis. Crystal Palace are not in administration and are financially ok. Thanks
Posted 16:01 26th August 2010
Mistakes over the last ten years, - theres been a few,- Alexander being one. What about Brian Stock not being given a fair crack of the whip before being flogged to Donny, and the lack of investment under Simmo when we were top of the league in January, surely that was the time to speculate a little bit when even if we failed to reach the promised land we could have balanced the books with the sale of David Nugent.
Posted 14:10 26th August 2010