Pages: [1] 2 3 4   Go Down
Print
Author Topic: The *positive* ground purchase thread.  (Read 3366 times)
Flashheart


+61/-10090
Offline Offline

Posts: 27019


FUCK YEAH! ©™



« on: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 11:32:16 »

While scepticism is fine, it's a shame that the other thread became bogged down in the negativity of a certain usual person.

I thought I'd open this for those that would rather discuss the potential positives. Myself included.

If you wish to be negative then there's another thread where you are free to do so, so fuck off and use that one instead.
Logged

I like it firm and fruity.
Abrahammer


+10/-8
Offline Offline

Posts: 4001


A legitimate dude sighting




Ignore
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 11:38:50 »

I never want us to ever leave the County Ground, it wouldn’t the same club to me if we were playing in some soulless new build on a different site.

The fact that this scenario will be far less likely is the biggest plus point for me at the moment
Logged
Flashheart


+61/-10090
Offline Offline

Posts: 27019


FUCK YEAH! ©™



« Reply #2 on: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 11:56:20 »

Looking forward to hearing what Morfuni has to say.
Logged

I like it firm and fruity.
Peter Venkman


+305/-176
Offline Offline

Posts: 29404


Enjoy yourself its later than you think.




Ignore
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 11:59:41 »

I think its the best thing to happen to the club in many many years.

How is it possible to live so long being so utterly negative about everything?
Logged

Because I chose to play the fool in a six-piece band
First-night nerves every one-night stand
I should be glad to be so inclined
What a waste! What a waste!
Rock n Roll don't mind.
Flashheart


+61/-10090
Offline Offline

Posts: 27019


FUCK YEAH! ©™



« Reply #4 on: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 12:01:33 »

I don't know mate.

For the purpose of this thread, let's just pretend that trollish nonsense in the other thread didn't happen  Wink
Logged

I like it firm and fruity.
Super Hans


+13/-10
Offline Offline

Posts: 860





Ignore
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 12:03:18 »

Would be a dream if we could redevelop.

Often drive past The County Ground and think if we're ever to progress it'll need to be turned in to flats and we'll be on the outskirts somewhere in an identical stadium to several other clubs. With this news the hope for me is that won't be the case.

Something like Deepdale would be fantastic if we could get the end stands somewhat spruced up.
Logged
Peter Venkman


+305/-176
Offline Offline

Posts: 29404


Enjoy yourself its later than you think.




Ignore
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 12:13:19 »

I don't know mate.

For the purpose of this thread, let's just pretend that trollish nonsense in the other thread didn't happen  Wink
What thread? Wink

Something like Deepdale would be fantastic if we could get the end stands somewhat spruced up.
Several grounds have managed to upgrade and prosper, Deepdale being one of them, Fratton Park is another, on a bigger scale obviously St James Park (Newcastle not Exeter!) Bristol Shitty, Wolves and several lower league clubs have had some success in expanding their ground such as Tranmere, Bury, Exeter(who have a great standing home end), its very possible to attain a nice ground that doesn't feel souless (MK, Swansea, Darlington etc).

It all sounds very promising to me.
Logged

Because I chose to play the fool in a six-piece band
First-night nerves every one-night stand
I should be glad to be so inclined
What a waste! What a waste!
Rock n Roll don't mind.
Sippo
Living in the 80s


+9/-227
Offline Offline

Posts: 14380





Ignore
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 12:19:09 »

The only thing that could/would stop the redevelopment would be the residents.

I think they have stopped the stratton bank development before?
Logged

If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits 88 miles per hour, you're gonna see some serious shit...
flammableBen


+26/-42
Offline Offline

Posts: 626




Ignore
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 12:24:59 »

Jesus christ guys
Logged
4D


+99/-95
Offline Offline

Posts: 12688


I am real




Ignore
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 13:00:50 »

It's like the mid nineties all over again  Smiley
Logged
The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey


+76/-102
Offline Offline

Posts: 5023




Ignore
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 13:04:40 »

Only 2 choices.

Status quo with the CG continuing to deteriorate or

A JV with at least the possibility of ground development

There has to be a leap of faith sometime. That time is now.
Logged
Flashheart


+61/-10090
Offline Offline

Posts: 27019


FUCK YEAH! ©™



« Reply #11 on: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 13:05:09 »

It's like the mid nineties all over again  Smiley

lolz. I wouldn't go that far, but it is good to have some positive vibes about the club and not just about the ground purchase. It's been too long.
Logged

I like it firm and fruity.
suttonred


+30/-9
Offline Offline

Posts: 11962





Ignore
« Reply #12 on: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 13:05:39 »

I was looking at the photo's of that guy at the top of the floodlights last week. One showed the ground next to the cricket ground. I'm sure this was discussed but I cant remember.

So I'd like to see a new ground (with refurbed floodlights and rolex) built on the cricket pitch, and they move to where the CG is. The footprint looks about the same.  Was there a reason this couldn't be done?
Logged
suttonred


+30/-9
Offline Offline

Posts: 11962





Ignore
« Reply #13 on: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 13:07:00 »

Oh PS I feel a cyber Palestine coming...
Logged
horlock07


+31288/-27193
Offline Offline

Posts: 9931


Lives up north




Ignore
« Reply #14 on: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 13:10:30 »

I was looking at the photo's of that guy at the top of the floodlights last week. One showed the ground next to the cricket ground. I'm sure this was discussed but I cant remember.

So I'd like to see a new ground (with refurbed floodlights and rolex) built on the cricket pitch, and they move to where the CG is. The footprint looks about the same.  Was there a reason this couldn't be done?

Dunno, from experience Sport England can be quite a pain in the arse about such things.

The key for me is going to be which route do we go down, try and tart up a bit, or actual proper redevelopment of both ends in the first instance? Its going to need a third party on board to develop but things seem more exciting than they have done for many years, so now is the time to trust the Trust and crack on!
Logged
Pages: [1] 2 3 4   Go Up
Print
Jump to: