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« Reply #1845 on: Thursday, May 11, 2023, 11:57:22 »

Them moving to Kidlington would be like us moving to Highworth.
Only difference being that Highworth is still within the borough and Kidlington is outside the city council area.
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« Reply #1846 on: Thursday, May 11, 2023, 12:47:27 »

The vote was non-binding and pretty insignificant. There's nowhere in the city it could be built and putting it right next to the newish train station (Oxford Parkway) and the park & ride would make a lot of sense. Unlike the current site there are also shops & pubs already there, it's not in the arse end of nowhere, or on the edge of a huge council estate, or next to a sewage works.
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« Reply #1847 on: Thursday, May 11, 2023, 12:59:06 »

The one thing I do like the look of is safe standing.
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« Reply #1848 on: Thursday, May 11, 2023, 13:12:12 »

The vote was non-binding and pretty insignificant. There's nowhere in the city it could be built and putting it right next to the newish train station (Oxford Parkway) and the park & ride would make a lot of sense. Unlike the current site there are also shops & pubs already there, it's not in the arse end of nowhere, or on the edge of a huge council estate, or next to a sewage works.

Ah, so that's where Oxford Parkway is.
Yeah, that would make sense as a new ground location, short of knocking a couple of colleges down which won't happen.
Would boost the local economy as well.
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« Reply #1849 on: Thursday, May 11, 2023, 13:19:42 »

I bought a car in Kidlington, true story.
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« Reply #1850 on: Thursday, May 11, 2023, 21:33:20 »

Ground share with Reading? Thames Valley Royals 

More likely Wycombe
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« Reply #1851 on: Thursday, May 11, 2023, 21:56:33 »

More likely Wycombe

Theres a football ground in Kidlington already, they can just play there
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« Reply #1852 on: Friday, May 12, 2023, 09:56:11 »

https://twitter.com/footbalIfights/status/1656668166167351302?s=20
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« Reply #1853 on: Saturday, May 13, 2023, 19:35:21 »

Plymouth manager saying their budget last season was 3.7m - and that included everything. Reckon ours was in excess of that.
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« Reply #1854 on: Saturday, May 13, 2023, 21:31:56 »

Plymouth manager saying their budget last season was 3.7m - and that included everything. Reckon ours was in excess of that.

Ours would be half that.
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« Reply #1855 on: Sunday, May 14, 2023, 09:33:29 »

Quote from: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey
Plymouth manager saying their budget last season was 3.7m - and that included everything. Reckon ours was in excess of that.


there is surely no way on earth ours is anything near that (net).
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« Reply #1856 on: Sunday, May 14, 2023, 09:35:35 »


there is surely no way on earth ours is anything near that (net).

Someone posted a link to a website that had the details for all teams, based on that ours was about 2m last season

https://salarysport.com/football/sky-bet-league-two/swindon-town/
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« Reply #1857 on: Sunday, May 14, 2023, 09:50:58 »

That list has Cian Harries as our fourth highest earner and Morgan Roberts on more than Khan. It seems like guesswork at best.
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« Reply #1858 on: Sunday, May 14, 2023, 12:22:01 »

Someone posted a link to a website that had the details for all teams, based on that ours was about 2m last season

https://salarysport.com/football/sky-bet-league-two/swindon-town/


Dukes comments yesterday would suggest that 2m is still too high.
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« Reply #1859 on: Sunday, May 14, 2023, 13:06:23 »

Dukes comments yesterday would suggest that 2m is still too high.

Around 1.6m

As for Williams reportedly on over 4K per week laughable.
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