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Oh and split the food drink revenue between both clubs.
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portexileinbath wrote: Tue May 23, 2023 9:23 pm I have a cunning plan for that, which would be best discussed over a glass or two, but here goes.
Bearing in mind that most fans don't travel to away games. BS could pay for a coach or 2 for the donor clubs fans when they play there, this would probably increase their away support, as they would be able to offer their fans heavily subsidised away travel. 104 seats @ £5 would generate £500 for the donor club. It would cost BS about £2300 per game but this could be offset by offering entry to the donor clubs fans @£5 (a way of doing that would need negotiating). I would imagine a lot of fans who wouldn't travel (even at a fiver) may well think going to watch a game at their ground for a fiver regardless of what team it is, is good value, thus generating income for both clubs. Overall gates could rise.
That is theoretically a decent idea, though it depends on whether the donor club wanted the coach travel, or if there was even demand for it (for example, I know it's different but I don't think Charlie would've accepted that kind of arrangement when entering into a contract with Everton at HA.) Also depends on how much Bishop's Stortford would be willing to pay, and how much the club whose ground they're sharing would want for such an arrangement. It'd never happen though, the FA wouldn't allow it and they already have a presumably fully functional ground that is up to standard for this division.

If I was Stortford, I wouldn't waste my time. Whether it's fair or not that they have been promoted into this division, they are the northern-most team that would be easiest to transfer and so the NL will never consider moving them into the NL South unless a lot of northern teams end up in this league next season, which is highly doubtful. I do look forward to visiting their ground next season, it'll be another new one but doubtless a pain in the arse to get to.
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In fairness, for those travelling from Southport, it's not too bad at all. It's right next to the motorway for those by car and the train is frequent from London, which is far easier to get to than the likes of Newcastle, Scunthorpe or even Yorkshire.

For those in the South, its very welcome
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Chorley have new owners

Reset Events Ltd has become the new owner of Chorley FC.
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PortInTheSouth wrote: Tue May 23, 2023 10:04 pm In fairness, for those travelling from Southport, it's not too bad at all. It's right next to the motorway for those by car and the train is frequent from London, which is far easier to get to than the likes of Newcastle, Scunthorpe or even Yorkshire.

For those in the South, its very welcome
I am very happy for you (honestly) but what about the west !.
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portexileinbath wrote: Tue May 23, 2023 10:56 pm
PortInTheSouth wrote: Tue May 23, 2023 10:04 pm In fairness, for those travelling from Southport, it's not too bad at all. It's right next to the motorway for those by car and the train is frequent from London, which is far easier to get to than the likes of Newcastle, Scunthorpe or even Yorkshire.

For those in the South, its very welcome
I am very happy for you (honestly) but what about the west !.
Quick hop into London and you're sound to get anywhere!
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‘Stortford is also a lovely little town and worth a weekend away to the area.
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I don't know BS but i do know the area and there are indeed some beautiful good old english towns etc, probably damn fine ales and cheeses too but bloody expensive via london on the train, only 90 mins though... Chippenham is £5 and takes 11 minutes. See why I am miffed.
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£75.70 for me for an off-peak return with a 16-25 railcard, I hope it isn't scheduled for a Tuesday night in December.
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Paulisi wrote: Tue May 23, 2023 10:13 pm Chorley have new owners

Reset Events Ltd has become the new owner of Chorley FC.
The announcement on Chorley's website reads like a scam email. I think they might be in trouble.

https://www.chorleyfc.com/2023/05/23/a- ... horley-fc/
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Swedes wrote: Wed May 24, 2023 7:07 am
Paulisi wrote: Tue May 23, 2023 10:13 pm Chorley have new owners

Reset Events Ltd has become the new owner of Chorley FC.
The announcement on Chorley's website reads like a scam email. I think they might be in trouble.

https://www.chorleyfc.com/2023/05/23/a- ... horley-fc/
Selling your football club to a London company incorporated just 18 months ago. Nothing could possibly go wrong.
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portexileinbath wrote: Tue May 23, 2023 9:23 pm I have a cunning plan for that, which would be best discussed over a glass or two, but here goes.
Bearing in mind that most fans don't travel to away games. BS could pay for a coach or 2 for the donor clubs fans when they play there, this would probably increase their away support, as they would be able to offer their fans heavily subsidised away travel. 104 seats @ £5 would generate £500 for the donor club. It would cost BS about £2300 per game but this could be offset by offering entry to the donor clubs fans @£5 (a way of doing that would need negotiating). I would imagine a lot of fans who wouldn't travel (even at a fiver) may well think going to watch a game at their ground for a fiver regardless of what team it is, is good value, thus generating income for both clubs. Overall gates could rise.
Have i misunderstood this?
Why would the donor club's fans need a coach to go their own ground? If BS were paying for the coach how does the coach generate 104x£5 for the donor club?
I'd imagine offering travel to groups other than BS supporters would be seen as a massive own goal amongst BS support. Surely you'd subsidise travel for your own supporters who are now having to travel to another town for home games, something which has decimated support for any club that's ever done so?
Everything you've suggested costs BS money. Probably more than the additional travel costs of being in NLN. What's their NLN mileage comparad to NLS?
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Ste_B wrote: Wed May 24, 2023 9:08 am
Swedes wrote: Wed May 24, 2023 7:07 am
Paulisi wrote: Tue May 23, 2023 10:13 pm Chorley have new owners

Reset Events Ltd has become the new owner of Chorley FC.
The announcement on Chorley's website reads like a scam email. I think they might be in trouble.

https://www.chorleyfc.com/2023/05/23/a- ... horley-fc/
Selling your football club to a London company incorporated just 18 months ago. Nothing could possibly go wrong.
The sponsor they thank, ATH Vodka, is owned by the chairman and isn’t even a year old yet.

Here’s a load of words about them that I don’t understand:

https://financefeeds.com/ath-vodka-taps ... %20rewards
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NFTs and block chain all end up worth the paper they are printed on it appears to date....
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How many bitcoin will I need to buy a pie there next season is the real question
As I said, it is what it is. And what it is is a southern softie wind up merchant
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Exiled Port Fan wrote: Wed May 24, 2023 1:35 pm NFTs and block chain all end up worth the paper they are printed on it appears to date....
I don't understand a great deal about crypto, but it seems as if currencies tied to tangible assets (there's a company that does it with gold and another one with whiskey) do seem to maintain their value better than fads like NFTs. It does make me wonder why on earth a London-based vodka company wants anything to do with a small club in the North West, though, and whether Chorley will be used as a vehicle to claim legitimacy and garner trust as there really is no other reason why a company of this nature, entering an already over-saturated industry and using a proven-to-be inconsistent method of financing would have any interest at all in owning a football club at any level anywhere in the country.

I'd be amazed if they try to sell vodka cocktails to inbred knuckledraggers from just outside Preston to be honest.
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This looks like it could very easily end up in AFC Chorley in 5 years time
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Is this more or less surreal than that teenage shyster at Morecambe? Can't see any way that it won't be a complete disaster - certainly don't wish it on them, but it's not going to end well.
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Also, having looked at their other sponsor, "The Cannon Run", Andrew Tate (the Twitter-based people trafficker/ misogynist) was once a director there. This just keeps getting weirder and weirder.

To add to this, not one of Prince Yemoh's companies are based outside London, further muddying the waters in regards to why on earth he'd even have been notified of a potential sale in the first place.
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RR. I did say a pint would make it easier to understand.
When BS play a game at their "new home" the donor club would be playing away, so the coaches are for their fans to travel to their away game. This would ensure a good away following for the donor club. By allowing the donor clubs fans very cheap entry to BS's "home" games would increase gates because quite a few people who wouldn't travel (regardless of the cheap travel) will think, I can still go and watch a game for a few quid, without having to travel, so will go and watch BS.
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