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2 hours ago, myol'man said:

How can a "stand" be built in 3 days?

The new South West Stand, is due to be built on the 16th, 17th & 18th August and in use for supporters for the match with Portsmouth on 21st August.

The new Bristol Energy Family Stand due to be built on the 3rd,4th & 5th September and will be in use for supporters for the match with Plymouth on September 8th.

Provided no one forgets the Allen key .

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2 hours ago, myol'man said:

Answer;

Temporary stadium seating

Our hybrid seating system is both scalable, offering customers a future-proofed solution, and simple to install – which is a bonus when cash and time constraints are tight.

I can’t find the video fly through visual of their new stands. Does anybody have a link to it...?!

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2 hours ago, kivsy said:

I see the stand is sponsored by Bristol energy , isn’t that the loss making company ? 

A great match then :) 

Owned by the Council aren't they? How does that work then, bearing in mind that most ratepayers who give a shit about local football do not follow those arseholes.

Can we expect similar sponsorship ? 

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1 hour ago, Bar BS3 said:

Aren’t they, us and 90 odd% of League clubs, loss making companies..? 

Yes mate but that particular loss making company is bankrolled by Bristol ratepayers the majority of which would prefer that sponsorship to go elsewhere. 

I think something should be done about this and questions asked of the Mayor.

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2 minutes ago, Loon plage said:

Owned by the Council aren't they? How does that work then, bearing in mind that most ratepayers who give a shit about local football do not follow those arseholes.

Can we expect similar sponsorship ? 

We've certainly had sponsorship from them in the past. They ran a promotion last season for City fans to win a "big day out" and do work with the Bristol Sport Foundation.

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10 minutes ago, Loon plage said:

Yes mate but that particular loss making company is bankrolled by Bristol ratepayers the majority of which would prefer that sponsorship to go elsewhere. 

I think something should be done about this and questions asked of the Mayor.

I completely agree! My point was more that we weren’t in a position to mock Rovers as a loss making business. That little issue is true of virtually every club. 

No way should a tax payer funded company, that’s losing money, be able to splash out on vain sponsorships. 

I mean, I’d be surprised if their new tent even had an electric hook up anyway..! 

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36 minutes ago, Loon plage said:

Yes mate but that particular loss making company is bankrolled by Bristol ratepayers the majority of which would prefer that sponsorship to go elsewhere. 

I think something should be done about this and questions asked of the Mayor.

I've just done something..........I've switched suppliers ! they had the cheek to inform me yesterday that my tariff was increasing, so I've sent an e-mail saying I'm changing as you are sponsoring something that is an anathema to me and you've just lost a customer !

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3 hours ago, myol'man said:

How can a "stand" be built in 3 days?

The new South West Stand, is due to be built on the 16th, 17th & 18th August and in use for supporters for the match with Portsmouth on 21st August.

The new Bristol Energy Family Stand due to be built on the 3rd,4th & 5th September and will be in use for supporters for the match with Plymouth on September 8th.

Its a stand Jim, but not as we know it...

There's gAssholes on the starboard bow, starboard bow......

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1 hour ago, Loon plage said:

Owned by the Council aren't they? How does that work then, bearing in mind that most ratepayers who give a shit about local football do not follow those arseholes.

Can we expect similar sponsorship ? 

And in 1982 the council was going to make a payment to Bristol City to help us out in our hour of dire need - until the sags whined that they should also get a payment, so it was shelved ....now they are getting council funding??!!! I await our whining complaint...

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4 hours ago, slartibartfast said:

I've just done something..........I've switched suppliers ! they had the cheek to inform me yesterday that my tariff was increasing, so I've sent an e-mail saying I'm changing as you are sponsoring something that is an anathema to me and you've just lost a customer !

About to join you, this is a ridiculous marketing strategy.

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17 minutes ago, Swede said:

Can we please get back on topic.

 

OK fair enough pal. This Saturday is their first home game of a new season when optimism is rife. I reckon less than 9,000 will be at the Mem to cheer on Rovers.

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1 hour ago, freezer said:

On Coral online. I see that the gypos relegation odds are now down to 4-1.

That's a significant drop after just one game from 13-2.

Was going to have a flutter but not so tempted now.

 

They are being outbid for players-by flyde ? 

I think they are in awe full trouble simply to stay afloat 

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9 minutes ago, B block said:

They are being outbid for players-by flyde ? 

I think they are in awe full trouble simply to stay afloat 

I think they will just be mid table again, if they dont sign a striker today they are in trouble though, they had 18 shots against peterborough's 6.. serious trouble if they dont get in a striker i agree!

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30 minutes ago, Markred said:

I think they will just be mid table again, if they dont sign a striker today they are in trouble though, they had 18 shots against peterborough's 6.. serious trouble if they dont get in a striker i agree!

BBC Radio Shropshire report that Shrewsbury Town striker Stefan Payne has signed for Bristol Rovers for an undisclosed fee.

No idea if he is any good.

 

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