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  1. Man Utd FAQ

    My mate bought a membership for twenty pounds and then decided to buy a season ticket at start of season the club would not refund the membership money club wont let him use both to buy tickets as he wanted to let his younger brother us it for the cup game
  2. Bristol Rovers Dustbin Thread

    DC said he asked the team if it's down to him and if they said yes he would leave in the next sentence he said he will not go any ware as he's a fighter it can only get worst as the owners want out no money to spend
  3. Bristol Rovers Dustbin Thread

    “Basically we were looking for a club – and this goes back to the investment return side of it – where a club was at the pure bottom,” says Al-Qadi, who was born in Qatar and who is assistant general manager of the Arab Jordan Investment Bank, which his family founded in 1978. “There was nowhere else to go and they were seconds away from going into bankruptcy. I wanted a club that I could build up from the bottom upwards, unlike most of the investors who are coming in at the top level, be it Premier League or Championship, and paying huge amounts of money.” Rovers secured immediate promotion back to the Football League in 2015 via the play-offs and then, just months after the Al-Qadi takeover, clinched their place in League One. The club, known as ‘The Gas’ due to their former Eastville Stadium home’s proximity to gasworks, finished a creditable 10th in League One last season and are currently 15th and into the FA Cup second round. Al-Qadi is “quite pleased” with such encouraging progress, but stresses: “We believe we should be better than what we are right now and hopefully the team will improve. If you look at the numbers, the attendances, the revenues and all that, then yes, there has been a rise.” Of his long-term ambition, he adds: “The ultimate goal and dream has to be to reach the Premier League and it has been done before. There are a lot of clubs in the Premier League right now who were in League One not so long ago, so it’s doable. “But I do not like to put targets that in three years or five years, we need to be here or there. It’s a long-term investment and hopefully the success of our strategy will be reflected one day with success by reaching higher divisions.” Leicester City’s fairytale Premier League title triumph in 2016 remains a great source of inspiration and an exemplar for clubs of Rovers’ ilk.and we are still seconds from bankruptcy but I can still sale the ground and we play for free up on the downs I will look after the supporters and each one can own a brick in one of the houses which will be built only joking
  4. Bristol Rovers Dustbin Thread

    3 hours ago Hugo the Elder said: 3 hours ago Feeling The Blues said: We go round and round in circles. How anyone can still think it’s not the ALQs fault when they have ceased all communication since (and in the months before) is beyond belief. If it wasn’t their mess we’d have heard a lot more from them. DC has basically told you in his interview who he thinks is to blame. The Fake Sheiks. To blame for what? Well, how about a failure to communicate in any meaningful way with the fans who pay good money to watch ...the string of broken promises such as top 6 budge, development of Colony for start of next season. Then there is lack of any real plan to develop or redevelop the Mem following the very poorly explained decision to walk away from UWE when 6 months before the landing lights were on. It's a shambles if I'm honest with debts building up and all charged on the Mem so the family risks nothing. There was such good communication and trust to start with which created expectations and now silence is the means of communication. Then the hints from staff that all is not well and the rumours start to fly just as you would expect when people are worried about the future of their club. I think most of us just need reassurance and to know there is plan for moving forward and when developments will happen. I want to love the Al Qadis' but they make it very, very hard to do so that present. For some the trust has broken forever but for most of us I think the family can save this situation by simply communicating a little.
  5. Bristol Rovers Dustbin Thread

    about an hour ago Topper Gas said: Having been sat on the fence this week having heard that interview and seen what DC has said in tonight's BP you now have to fear the worse. Although not sure where the club goes from here. Just listen to the DC interview, he's been shafted and is doing his very best to be loyal and put on a brave face on his dissapointment. It clear DC has no better idea what's going on with the Colony let alone the Mem. than we do. He's trying to be positive but it's still clear he has no idea if or when the infrasture promised will be delived. Seems communication with DC is little better than it is with us fans. Wael and Hani get your act together ... fans turning on wael and hani the penny droped at last
  6. Atyeo Statue Accompanying Book (Merged)

    Thanks Dolly hope you not keeping Flint up this late he need his rest for Friday
  7. Bristol Rovers Dustbin Thread

    lub in order by overspending money on things behind the scenes that we cannot afford yet so the first team will suffer as the overall budget gets eaten up. That’s how it seems! I’d call that a reckless revolution and not an evolution - an evolution would mean actually getting something done on the stadium! It’s the only way we can evolve as without a bigger stadium and all the income that will bring we can’t afford to do more than what we were previously to this season. The UWE plan falling though has set us back 10 Years plus - and the nonchalance in letting the deal go down the pan and how it all came to light infuriated me and many others. We all know without a new ground we are doomed to drop again eventually as we are not sustainable. I understand we need a miracle for anything to happen quickly but all this speculating of takeovers etc is nuts and surely all unfounded. It’s a shame we need to lower our expectations when they were probably at their highest! We really need some communication from wael but his silence has been deafening. The blame lies solely with the al qadi family and hamer! Please just communicate and be honest with us! It would save many others a lot of unessessary sh*t! Everyone’s downer related to the club from fans to staff is down to them and they just need to communicate and show us some honesty and reassure us either way. We can take it on the chin! Remove the cloaks! At the next home game if weal attends ask him out right.
  8. Well done give him the keys to the city or make him lord mayor
  9. You’re not worthy..!

    Hustavana who writes the game threads he's flying over hoping to get a ticket
  10. Atyeo Statue Accompanying Book (Merged)

    Same here not been contacted
  11. Bristol Arena (Merged)

    It's what sl wanted to build at Ashton vale built into the new stadium shame some dog walkers did not want it
  12. Bristol Rovers Dustbin Thread

    DC looks a broken man. Team not playing for him? How many bad apples in changing rooms? not many clubs will want him now should have left when had chance
  13. Don't worry Tammy will play
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