Cos in June last year our co Chairman who is mentoring our other co Chairman said that’s what would happen. They’d be listening to us rather than the other way around apparently.
I’m not local anymore, but maybe those of you who are could let me know. Are the football supporting inhabitants of the B and WV post codes looking nervously over their shoulders? Will Villa fans returning from their victory at Chelsea be looking at the fourth division worrying that Walsall’s rise from 16th last year to 13th this year represents an unstoppable juggernaut that will ultimately conquer the West Midlands football scene?
I would be very interested to know if there has been a takeover in the history of football that has resulted in less change - never mind two take overs!
It was fascinating when somebody put on the match thread how critical our board were of Mansfield during the DJ saga. Were they not also very critical of Vale when they poached Clarke? 2 very well run clubs on an upward trajectory that clearly know what they’re doing.
If only we had even 10% of the nouse of those horrible footballing organisations in our board room. But no, we have to put up with ridiculous statements like that above, being told our rivals will go out of business to justify selling assets (number of rivals where this has happened??), sex offenders on promo material, the most gratuitous celebrations of minimal success and the continual palming off of constructive critique while being totally clueless on how to turn the most mudane parts of the club around as we continue to struggle at the foot of division 4 and cant even compete with clubs that were non league 18 months ago
But yes Benny boy - what a fabulous job they are all doing. Thanks for your assessment. My assessment having suffered these Directors for over a decade is very different - and much nearer to the truth
What was the context that Pomlett said that quote? I’d love to give him the benefit of the doubt but he really dosen’t help himself does he?
Of course 10 years ago Brentford were in league one and now a decade on they’re 5 points ahead of Chelsea going into final 10 games so David can slay Goliath on the odd occasion but it’s a total pipe dream based on the same rigid strategic decisions on the football side.
Are V*le, Cheltenham, Sloppies and Burton listening? All should remain in league one now so need to get back into that league and start being an envious model for some of those clubs again.
I said back at the start of the LP tenure we were non league in mindset structure & end product and it would be just a matter of time before L2 ran out of basket case clubs to relegate (or that we became one of the basket case clubs)
Back to the point I’ve quoted.
I think it would be touch and go if we were a play off Club in the NL.
Lots of clubs who’ve got their house in order, put a plan together and have a strategy to kick on. It’s why so many take so well to League Football
Yet we are supposed to marvel at the work our board do !