Wallace takes pay cut for new deal

ROSS Wallace has extended his contract at Burnley for another two years after telling the club that he was prepared to take a pay cut – with more players likely to follow suit in the months to come.

The Clarets have confirmed that Wallace, whose deal was due to expire at the end of the season, has now put pen to paper on a new contract keeping him at Turf Moor until June 2015.

The winger had expressed his willingness to take a reduction in salary to remain with the club, after Burnley made it clear that a number of out-of-contract players would need to take pay cuts as they attempt to lower their wage bill.

Nine more players are due to be out of contract this summer, including Lee Grant, Dean Marney, Chris McCann and Martin Paterson.

As with Wallace, it is thought that others may also be prepared to come to a sensible agreement.

Grant has already expressed his desire to stay and early discussions aresaid to have been positive with the goalkeeper.

For Wallace, the desire to keep his wife and three daughters in the north west, as well as staying with a club where he is enjoying his football, was paramount.

The 27-year-old recently admitted that he was ‘willing to take a cut on wages to stay’. Speaking yesterday about his new contract, he said: “It’s what I wanted and didn’t take long. I didn’t want to move from the start and I am just happy to get a bit of security.

“I’m not really sure what would have happened with Eddie (Howe) here, because we didn’t really discuss anything.

“But the new manager made it clear that he wanted me to stay.

“I am enjoying my football and as long as I am playing games I am happy.

“I want to play at the highest level I possibly can.

“The manager has come in with the same ambition, so it’s a good situation.”

Wallace moved to Turf Moor from Preston in 2010, months after Burnley’s relegation from the Premier League, and is a regular in the Clarets team.

Burnley manager Sean Dyche added: “We are delighted that Ross has agreed a new, long-term deal with the club.

“He is a valued member of the squad and I am sure he has a big part to play in our future.”

Also out of contract in the summer are Alex MacDonald, Kevin Long and Jon Stewart, Michael Duff and Brian Jensen – the latter of which stages his latest testimonial event at Turf Moor tonight, as a number of the club’s promotion squad in 2009 are reunited.

Among those scheduled to attend are Graham Alexander, Steven Caldwell, Wade Elliott, Robbie Blake, Chris Eagles, Jay Rodriguez, Stephen Jordan as well as Duff, Paterson and McCann, who are part of the current squad and were also involved when the Clarets beat Sheffield United at Wembley in the play-off final four years ago.

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10:21am Wed 6 Feb 13

WeOnceGotAboveRovers. says...

Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now.
We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts.
Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.
Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now. We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts. Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak. WeOnceGotAboveRovers.

10:48am Wed 6 Feb 13

Lord_Lucan says...

WeOnceGotAboveRovers
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Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now.
We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts.
Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.
What a load of nonsense. The need for out of contract players to take large pay cuts was announced by the Club months ago and is nothing to do with not selling Austin. Furthermore the Directors made it clear before the transfer window opened and throughout the window that Austin wasn't for sale until the end of the season. Yes we do need to sell players to survive without going into debt like some reckless clubs - but please stick to the facts.
[quote][p][bold]WeOnceGotAboveRovers .[/bold] wrote: Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now. We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts. Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.[/p][/quote]What a load of nonsense. The need for out of contract players to take large pay cuts was announced by the Club months ago and is nothing to do with not selling Austin. Furthermore the Directors made it clear before the transfer window opened and throughout the window that Austin wasn't for sale until the end of the season. Yes we do need to sell players to survive without going into debt like some reckless clubs - but please stick to the facts. Lord_Lucan

11:19am Wed 6 Feb 13

claret style says...

WeOnceGotAboveRovers
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wrote:
Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now. We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts. Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.
Why don't you say your a rovers fan just trying to wind us up and your other user name is anon starter its as clear as the hooves on your horse .
[quote][p][bold]WeOnceGotAboveRovers .[/bold] wrote: Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now. We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts. Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.[/p][/quote]Why don't you say your a rovers fan just trying to wind us up and your other user name is anon starter its as clear as the hooves on your horse . claret style

11:49am Wed 6 Feb 13

masher50 says...

WeOnceGotAboveRovers
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Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now.
We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts.
Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.
We stated from the outset Austin WASN'T for sale, and several clubs DID inquire about him. Austin is contracted till June 2014, but there are already early negotiations ongoing about renewing his contract, which Austin is viewing favourably.

If you're going to try and wind people up, at least make an effort, otherwise stick to your own (Rovers) pages.
[quote][p][bold]WeOnceGotAboveRovers .[/bold] wrote: Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now. We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts. Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.[/p][/quote]We stated from the outset Austin WASN'T for sale, and several clubs DID inquire about him. Austin is contracted till June 2014, but there are already early negotiations ongoing about renewing his contract, which Austin is viewing favourably. If you're going to try and wind people up, at least make an effort, otherwise stick to your own (Rovers) pages. masher50

12:19pm Wed 6 Feb 13

hasslem hasslem says...

i am a rovers supporter and happy to come on here and discuss the issue with the story.

i think burnley football club should be applauded in their action to renew but renegotiate contracts wherever possible on realistic terms based on the current state of the club and the wider economic environment.

your club has not enjoyed the rarefied atmosphere of the premiership for as long as brfc has so the economics of running the football club have in recent years been somewhat different - however, generally with football clubs you spend what you earn (or at least you should do
i am a rovers supporter and happy to come on here and discuss the issue with the story. i think burnley football club should be applauded in their action to renew but renegotiate contracts wherever possible on realistic terms based on the current state of the club and the wider economic environment. your club has not enjoyed the rarefied atmosphere of the premiership for as long as brfc has so the economics of running the football club have in recent years been somewhat different - however, generally with football clubs you spend what you earn (or at least you should do hasslem hasslem

12:22pm Wed 6 Feb 13

TodClaret says...

WeOnceGotAboveRovers
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wrote:
Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now.
We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts.
Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.
You should think about changing your user name mate as it his historically flawed.

1966 was a glorious year for English football. Not only did we win the World Cup but woevers were relegated from div 1 leaving the mighty Clarets up there for another five years.

In fact woevers were still scrapping round in what their fans call the chumpionship when we went back up on 1973.

Most of their fans seem to think their club was only formed in 1991 or they've got selective memories.

The point I'm making is that we've been above them many times, much like we are now.

You might give people the wrong idea as they think you could be a sad woevers fan with his own petty agenda??

Just thought I'd give you the heads up. UTC!
[quote][p][bold]WeOnceGotAboveRovers .[/bold] wrote: Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now. We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts. Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.[/p][/quote]You should think about changing your user name mate as it his historically flawed. 1966 was a glorious year for English football. Not only did we win the World Cup but woevers were relegated from div 1 leaving the mighty Clarets up there for another five years. In fact woevers were still scrapping round in what their fans call the chumpionship when we went back up on 1973. Most of their fans seem to think their club was only formed in 1991 or they've got selective memories. The point I'm making is that we've been above them many times, much like we are now. You might give people the wrong idea as they think you could be a sad woevers fan with his own petty agenda?? Just thought I'd give you the heads up. UTC! TodClaret

12:39pm Wed 6 Feb 13

TodClaret says...

hasslem hasslem wrote:
i am a rovers supporter and happy to come on here and discuss the issue with the story.

i think burnley football club should be applauded in their action to renew but renegotiate contracts wherever possible on realistic terms based on the current state of the club and the wider economic environment.

your club has not enjoyed the rarefied atmosphere of the premiership for as long as brfc has so the economics of running the football club have in recent years been somewhat different - however, generally with football clubs you spend what you earn (or at least you should do
Well said. Look at Pompey, Leeds and probably QPR. Spending money on players than you actually have is a recipe for disaster.

Parachute payments are a godsend but they're not necessarily a pot of disposable cash. Most clubs have high wage bills and these payments simply offset that.

Both our clubs now have to tighten their belts accordingly and trying to get promoted with what they have rather than "bet the ranch" as someone once said.
[quote][p][bold]hasslem hasslem[/bold] wrote: i am a rovers supporter and happy to come on here and discuss the issue with the story. i think burnley football club should be applauded in their action to renew but renegotiate contracts wherever possible on realistic terms based on the current state of the club and the wider economic environment. your club has not enjoyed the rarefied atmosphere of the premiership for as long as brfc has so the economics of running the football club have in recent years been somewhat different - however, generally with football clubs you spend what you earn (or at least you should do[/p][/quote]Well said. Look at Pompey, Leeds and probably QPR. Spending money on players than you actually have is a recipe for disaster. Parachute payments are a godsend but they're not necessarily a pot of disposable cash. Most clubs have high wage bills and these payments simply offset that. Both our clubs now have to tighten their belts accordingly and trying to get promoted with what they have rather than "bet the ranch" as someone once said. TodClaret

1:38pm Wed 6 Feb 13

burnleyglentoran says...

“I’m not really sure what would have happened with Eddie (Howe) here, because we didn’t really discuss anything."

Nice compliment to Sean Dyche there.

Think we've got ourselves a good gaffer there lads.

On and off the pitch with his honest straightforward approach.

David Eyres has eluded to this on Radio Lancs too.

NO NAY NEVER
“I’m not really sure what would have happened with Eddie (Howe) here, because we didn’t really discuss anything." Nice compliment to Sean Dyche there. Think we've got ourselves a good gaffer there lads. On and off the pitch with his honest straightforward approach. David Eyres has eluded to this on Radio Lancs too. NO NAY NEVER burnleyglentoran

1:39pm Wed 6 Feb 13

Rishtonian says...

TodClaret wrote:
hasslem hasslem wrote:
i am a rovers supporter and happy to come on here and discuss the issue with the story.

i think burnley football club should be applauded in their action to renew but renegotiate contracts wherever possible on realistic terms based on the current state of the club and the wider economic environment.

your club has not enjoyed the rarefied atmosphere of the premiership for as long as brfc has so the economics of running the football club have in recent years been somewhat different - however, generally with football clubs you spend what you earn (or at least you should do
Well said. Look at Pompey, Leeds and probably QPR. Spending money on players than you actually have is a recipe for disaster.

Parachute payments are a godsend but they're not necessarily a pot of disposable cash. Most clubs have high wage bills and these payments simply offset that.

Both our clubs now have to tighten their belts accordingly and trying to get promoted with what they have rather than "bet the ranch" as someone once said.
I am also a Rovers supporter and agree with this post
Football players wages have got out of hand time to put a cap on them and also only allow 3 foreign players in a side , we could then have good british international sides
[quote][p][bold]TodClaret[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hasslem hasslem[/bold] wrote: i am a rovers supporter and happy to come on here and discuss the issue with the story. i think burnley football club should be applauded in their action to renew but renegotiate contracts wherever possible on realistic terms based on the current state of the club and the wider economic environment. your club has not enjoyed the rarefied atmosphere of the premiership for as long as brfc has so the economics of running the football club have in recent years been somewhat different - however, generally with football clubs you spend what you earn (or at least you should do[/p][/quote]Well said. Look at Pompey, Leeds and probably QPR. Spending money on players than you actually have is a recipe for disaster. Parachute payments are a godsend but they're not necessarily a pot of disposable cash. Most clubs have high wage bills and these payments simply offset that. Both our clubs now have to tighten their belts accordingly and trying to get promoted with what they have rather than "bet the ranch" as someone once said.[/p][/quote]I am also a Rovers supporter and agree with this post Football players wages have got out of hand time to put a cap on them and also only allow 3 foreign players in a side , we could then have good british international sides Rishtonian

1:47pm Wed 6 Feb 13

midas says...

TodClaret wrote:
hasslem hasslem wrote: i am a rovers supporter and happy to come on here and discuss the issue with the story. i think burnley football club should be applauded in their action to renew but renegotiate contracts wherever possible on realistic terms based on the current state of the club and the wider economic environment. your club has not enjoyed the rarefied atmosphere of the premiership for as long as brfc has so the economics of running the football club have in recent years been somewhat different - however, generally with football clubs you spend what you earn (or at least you should do
Well said. Look at Pompey, Leeds and probably QPR. Spending money on players than you actually have is a recipe for disaster. Parachute payments are a godsend but they're not necessarily a pot of disposable cash. Most clubs have high wage bills and these payments simply offset that. Both our clubs now have to tighten their belts accordingly and trying to get promoted with what they have rather than "bet the ranch" as someone once said.
I don't think clubs that are relegated appreciate how quickly income falls. Its not just season ticket sales but the walk ons (both home and away) together with associated sales and advertising etc. Parachute payments really do just cover the wage bill!
[quote][p][bold]TodClaret[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hasslem hasslem[/bold] wrote: i am a rovers supporter and happy to come on here and discuss the issue with the story. i think burnley football club should be applauded in their action to renew but renegotiate contracts wherever possible on realistic terms based on the current state of the club and the wider economic environment. your club has not enjoyed the rarefied atmosphere of the premiership for as long as brfc has so the economics of running the football club have in recent years been somewhat different - however, generally with football clubs you spend what you earn (or at least you should do[/p][/quote]Well said. Look at Pompey, Leeds and probably QPR. Spending money on players than you actually have is a recipe for disaster. Parachute payments are a godsend but they're not necessarily a pot of disposable cash. Most clubs have high wage bills and these payments simply offset that. Both our clubs now have to tighten their belts accordingly and trying to get promoted with what they have rather than "bet the ranch" as someone once said.[/p][/quote]I don't think clubs that are relegated appreciate how quickly income falls. Its not just season ticket sales but the walk ons (both home and away) together with associated sales and advertising etc. Parachute payments really do just cover the wage bill! midas

1:57pm Wed 6 Feb 13

To.guy says...

midas wrote:
TodClaret wrote:
hasslem hasslem wrote: i am a rovers supporter and happy to come on here and discuss the issue with the story. i think burnley football club should be applauded in their action to renew but renegotiate contracts wherever possible on realistic terms based on the current state of the club and the wider economic environment. your club has not enjoyed the rarefied atmosphere of the premiership for as long as brfc has so the economics of running the football club have in recent years been somewhat different - however, generally with football clubs you spend what you earn (or at least you should do
Well said. Look at Pompey, Leeds and probably QPR. Spending money on players than you actually have is a recipe for disaster. Parachute payments are a godsend but they're not necessarily a pot of disposable cash. Most clubs have high wage bills and these payments simply offset that. Both our clubs now have to tighten their belts accordingly and trying to get promoted with what they have rather than "bet the ranch" as someone once said.
I don't think clubs that are relegated appreciate how quickly income falls. Its not just season ticket sales but the walk ons (both home and away) together with associated sales and advertising etc. Parachute payments really do just cover the wage bill!
Away fans particularly. One of the senior staff at Rovers told me the cut in attendance from away fans has a big impact. Players wages has become completely distorted from the real world. Yeh film stars get massive fees but they arent paid if they cant work for 2 years through injury or if they are rubbish in the film. Something will have to give.
[quote][p][bold]midas[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]TodClaret[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hasslem hasslem[/bold] wrote: i am a rovers supporter and happy to come on here and discuss the issue with the story. i think burnley football club should be applauded in their action to renew but renegotiate contracts wherever possible on realistic terms based on the current state of the club and the wider economic environment. your club has not enjoyed the rarefied atmosphere of the premiership for as long as brfc has so the economics of running the football club have in recent years been somewhat different - however, generally with football clubs you spend what you earn (or at least you should do[/p][/quote]Well said. Look at Pompey, Leeds and probably QPR. Spending money on players than you actually have is a recipe for disaster. Parachute payments are a godsend but they're not necessarily a pot of disposable cash. Most clubs have high wage bills and these payments simply offset that. Both our clubs now have to tighten their belts accordingly and trying to get promoted with what they have rather than "bet the ranch" as someone once said.[/p][/quote]I don't think clubs that are relegated appreciate how quickly income falls. Its not just season ticket sales but the walk ons (both home and away) together with associated sales and advertising etc. Parachute payments really do just cover the wage bill![/p][/quote]Away fans particularly. One of the senior staff at Rovers told me the cut in attendance from away fans has a big impact. Players wages has become completely distorted from the real world. Yeh film stars get massive fees but they arent paid if they cant work for 2 years through injury or if they are rubbish in the film. Something will have to give. To.guy

2:51pm Wed 6 Feb 13

midas says...

The drop in away fans is shocking! outside of the lanacshire derbies its probably only Leeds that bring more than 1,000 fans. The Midlands clubs don't bring more than 500.
The drop in away fans is shocking! outside of the lanacshire derbies its probably only Leeds that bring more than 1,000 fans. The Midlands clubs don't bring more than 500. midas

4:05pm Wed 6 Feb 13

WeOnceGotAboveRovers. says...

It's a sign of the times like I said in my earlier post. People haven't got the money to spare now. We should also be looking at ticket prices if we want more bodies through the gate or football will kill itself, especially in the lower leagues.
It's a sign of the times like I said in my earlier post. People haven't got the money to spare now. We should also be looking at ticket prices if we want more bodies through the gate or football will kill itself, especially in the lower leagues. WeOnceGotAboveRovers.

4:53pm Wed 6 Feb 13

hasslem hasslem says...

one thing i do know about turf moor is that your checking on your turnstiles for adult/kids/oap season tickets is appalling.

not gonna make or break the club - but you are losing money through some "supporters" having the wrong STs or matchday tickets.

i know all clubs have the problem to some extent - but your checks at ''t turd are very, very lax
one thing i do know about turf moor is that your checking on your turnstiles for adult/kids/oap season tickets is appalling. not gonna make or break the club - but you are losing money through some "supporters" having the wrong STs or matchday tickets. i know all clubs have the problem to some extent - but your checks at ''t turd are very, very lax hasslem hasslem

7:01pm Wed 6 Feb 13

RoversMCMLXXV says...

WeOnceGotAboveRovers
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Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now.
We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts.
Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.
At least you sell the ground out every home fixture.

You also had more throw-ins and corners in the derby game and have been above Rovers for 3 weeks now.

Add that to the Dare to Dream mentality and I don't know what your so pessimistic about........
[quote][p][bold]WeOnceGotAboveRovers .[/bold] wrote: Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now. We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts. Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.[/p][/quote]At least you sell the ground out every home fixture. You also had more throw-ins and corners in the derby game and have been above Rovers for 3 weeks now. Add that to the Dare to Dream mentality and I don't know what your so pessimistic about........ RoversMCMLXXV

7:08pm Wed 6 Feb 13

stevieclaret says...

Ur a closet claret Hasslem !-)
Football has been spiralling out of control financially since the 90s! Leeds n Pompey n Bradford n soton. The list is long!!

Our club has been well run hence we have been able to compete at this level where revenue is lower than in the prem.

If ur boys don't get promotion in the next couple of seasons then the venkys will lose millions. U can't keep prem wages off 13000 crowds n cheap season tickets.
Ur a closet claret Hasslem !-) Football has been spiralling out of control financially since the 90s! Leeds n Pompey n Bradford n soton. The list is long!! Our club has been well run hence we have been able to compete at this level where revenue is lower than in the prem. If ur boys don't get promotion in the next couple of seasons then the venkys will lose millions. U can't keep prem wages off 13000 crowds n cheap season tickets. stevieclaret

7:12pm Wed 6 Feb 13

stevieclaret says...

RoversMCMLXXV wrote:
WeOnceGotAboveRovers

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wrote:
Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now.
We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts.
Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.
At least you sell the ground out every home fixture.

You also had more throw-ins and corners in the derby game and have been above Rovers for 3 weeks now.

Add that to the Dare to Dream mentality and I don't know what your so pessimistic about........
And the 13000 you lot mustered against Bristol city is what % of a full house??? At a guess less than half full!!!
[quote][p][bold]RoversMCMLXXV[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]WeOnceGotAboveRovers .[/bold] wrote: Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now. We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts. Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.[/p][/quote]At least you sell the ground out every home fixture. You also had more throw-ins and corners in the derby game and have been above Rovers for 3 weeks now. Add that to the Dare to Dream mentality and I don't know what your so pessimistic about........[/p][/quote]And the 13000 you lot mustered against Bristol city is what % of a full house??? At a guess less than half full!!! stevieclaret

8:32pm Wed 6 Feb 13

anon starter says...

Last time I read about an exodus like this it involved a load of Egyptians and some mush parting a big ocean. Sounds like this summer could be fun!
Last time I read about an exodus like this it involved a load of Egyptians and some mush parting a big ocean. Sounds like this summer could be fun! anon starter

9:37pm Wed 6 Feb 13

stevieclaret says...

Anon starter. It was the sea not an ocean!! As for the exodus if they want to play for the club they will sign again. If they don't good luck to em.

Wallace was one that I wanted. Get marney n grant n McCann and il be quite happy with that. Jensen n duff are squad players at best. Good pros but lack quality.

The summer will definitely be a fun time but I have full faith in theanager and the board. Not many fans can say that on these boards can they !-)
Anon starter. It was the sea not an ocean!! As for the exodus if they want to play for the club they will sign again. If they don't good luck to em. Wallace was one that I wanted. Get marney n grant n McCann and il be quite happy with that. Jensen n duff are squad players at best. Good pros but lack quality. The summer will definitely be a fun time but I have full faith in theanager and the board. Not many fans can say that on these boards can they !-) stevieclaret

10:37am Thu 7 Feb 13

Lord S says...

Woavers fans telling other clubs how to run their clubs financially, sounds like the lunatics are trying to take over the asylum!! Losing £2m per year,
signing players who are nothing more than has beens, sick notes and paying wages well above anything they can afford to a Choirboy, , who probably hasnt been paid for!!! Even if you did go up " how would you finance a complete rebuild........answe
r you cant , even if the fickle and moronic supporters go back t Boliwood, all they would want to talk about is who supplies the beer and what take away meal they want, and dream of watching free range poultry roamingb their midden.
Woavers fans telling other clubs how to run their clubs financially, sounds like the lunatics are trying to take over the asylum!! Losing £2m per year, signing players who are nothing more than has beens, sick notes and paying wages well above anything they can afford to a Choirboy, , who probably hasnt been paid for!!! Even if you did go up " how would you finance a complete rebuild........answe r you cant , even if the fickle and moronic supporters go back t Boliwood, all they would want to talk about is who supplies the beer and what take away meal they want, and dream of watching free range poultry roamingb their midden. Lord S

3:21pm Thu 7 Feb 13

WeOnceGotAboveRovers. says...

Lord S wrote:
Woavers fans telling other clubs how to run their clubs financially, sounds like the lunatics are trying to take over the asylum!! Losing £2m per year,
signing players who are nothing more than has beens, sick notes and paying wages well above anything they can afford to a Choirboy, , who probably hasnt been paid for!!! Even if you did go up " how would you finance a complete rebuild........answe

r you cant , even if the fickle and moronic supporters go back t Boliwood, all they would want to talk about is who supplies the beer and what take away meal they want, and dream of watching free range poultry roamingb their midden.
What ?
[quote][p][bold]Lord S[/bold] wrote: Woavers fans telling other clubs how to run their clubs financially, sounds like the lunatics are trying to take over the asylum!! Losing £2m per year, signing players who are nothing more than has beens, sick notes and paying wages well above anything they can afford to a Choirboy, , who probably hasnt been paid for!!! Even if you did go up " how would you finance a complete rebuild........answe r you cant , even if the fickle and moronic supporters go back t Boliwood, all they would want to talk about is who supplies the beer and what take away meal they want, and dream of watching free range poultry roamingb their midden.[/p][/quote]What ? WeOnceGotAboveRovers.

5:49pm Thu 7 Feb 13

RoversMCMLXXV says...

stevieclaret wrote:
RoversMCMLXXV wrote:
WeOnceGotAboveRovers


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wrote:
Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now.
We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts.
Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.
At least you sell the ground out every home fixture.

You also had more throw-ins and corners in the derby game and have been above Rovers for 3 weeks now.

Add that to the Dare to Dream mentality and I don't know what your so pessimistic about........
And the 13000 you lot mustered against Bristol city is what % of a full house??? At a guess less than half full!!!
that's 3,000 more than you lot average and we're in the middle of a civil war, what's your excuse?
[quote][p][bold]stevieclaret[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]RoversMCMLXXV[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]WeOnceGotAboveRovers .[/bold] wrote: Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now. We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts. Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.[/p][/quote]At least you sell the ground out every home fixture. You also had more throw-ins and corners in the derby game and have been above Rovers for 3 weeks now. Add that to the Dare to Dream mentality and I don't know what your so pessimistic about........[/p][/quote]And the 13000 you lot mustered against Bristol city is what % of a full house??? At a guess less than half full!!![/p][/quote]that's 3,000 more than you lot average and we're in the middle of a civil war, what's your excuse? RoversMCMLXXV

7:17pm Thu 7 Feb 13

stevieclaret says...

RoversMCMLXXV wrote:
stevieclaret wrote:
RoversMCMLXXV wrote:
WeOnceGotAboveRovers



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wrote:
Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now.
We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts.
Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.
At least you sell the ground out every home fixture.

You also had more throw-ins and corners in the derby game and have been above Rovers for 3 weeks now.

Add that to the Dare to Dream mentality and I don't know what your so pessimistic about........
And the 13000 you lot mustered against Bristol city is what % of a full house??? At a guess less than half full!!!
that's 3,000 more than you lot average and we're in the middle of a civil war, what's your excuse?
You average 603 more than us u plonker! If you come out wiv figures, do your homework sunshine.

If you look at your attendances as a % of your population you are way behind!!!
[quote][p][bold]RoversMCMLXXV[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]stevieclaret[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]RoversMCMLXXV[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]WeOnceGotAboveRovers .[/bold] wrote: Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now. We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts. Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.[/p][/quote]At least you sell the ground out every home fixture. You also had more throw-ins and corners in the derby game and have been above Rovers for 3 weeks now. Add that to the Dare to Dream mentality and I don't know what your so pessimistic about........[/p][/quote]And the 13000 you lot mustered against Bristol city is what % of a full house??? At a guess less than half full!!![/p][/quote]that's 3,000 more than you lot average and we're in the middle of a civil war, what's your excuse?[/p][/quote]You average 603 more than us u plonker! If you come out wiv figures, do your homework sunshine. If you look at your attendances as a % of your population you are way behind!!! stevieclaret

9:05pm Thu 7 Feb 13

RoversMCMLXXV says...

stevieclaret wrote:
RoversMCMLXXV wrote:
stevieclaret wrote:
RoversMCMLXXV wrote:
WeOnceGotAboveRovers




.
wrote:
Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now.
We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts.
Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.
At least you sell the ground out every home fixture.

You also had more throw-ins and corners in the derby game and have been above Rovers for 3 weeks now.

Add that to the Dare to Dream mentality and I don't know what your so pessimistic about........
And the 13000 you lot mustered against Bristol city is what % of a full house??? At a guess less than half full!!!
that's 3,000 more than you lot average and we're in the middle of a civil war, what's your excuse?
You average 603 more than us u plonker! If you come out wiv figures, do your homework sunshine.

If you look at your attendances as a % of your population you are way behind!!!
The 3,000 was an exaggerated tongue in cheek guess. I did it to see how quick you'd react by googling the average attendances.... you didn't disappoint plonker.

You went one better though of with the dingle desperation classic - town population % bull sh1t. If that makes you feel better then you help it comfort your mind sunshine.

Maybe that could replace the Dare to Dream car stickers?

'We Only Had An Average Of 609 Less Than Rovers Even Though They Have A Bigger % Population'
[quote][p][bold]stevieclaret[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]RoversMCMLXXV[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]stevieclaret[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]RoversMCMLXXV[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]WeOnceGotAboveRovers .[/bold] wrote: Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now. We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts. Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.[/p][/quote]At least you sell the ground out every home fixture. You also had more throw-ins and corners in the derby game and have been above Rovers for 3 weeks now. Add that to the Dare to Dream mentality and I don't know what your so pessimistic about........[/p][/quote]And the 13000 you lot mustered against Bristol city is what % of a full house??? At a guess less than half full!!![/p][/quote]that's 3,000 more than you lot average and we're in the middle of a civil war, what's your excuse?[/p][/quote]You average 603 more than us u plonker! If you come out wiv figures, do your homework sunshine. If you look at your attendances as a % of your population you are way behind!!![/p][/quote]The 3,000 was an exaggerated tongue in cheek guess. I did it to see how quick you'd react by googling the average attendances.... you didn't disappoint plonker. You went one better though of with the dingle desperation classic - town population % bull sh1t. If that makes you feel better then you help it comfort your mind sunshine. Maybe that could replace the Dare to Dream car stickers? 'We Only Had An Average Of 609 Less Than Rovers Even Though They Have A Bigger % Population' RoversMCMLXXV

6:53pm Fri 8 Feb 13

stevieclaret says...

RoversMCMLXXV wrote:
stevieclaret wrote:
RoversMCMLXXV wrote:
stevieclaret wrote:
RoversMCMLXXV wrote:
WeOnceGotAboveRovers





.
wrote:
Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now.
We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts.
Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.
At least you sell the ground out every home fixture.

You also had more throw-ins and corners in the derby game and have been above Rovers for 3 weeks now.

Add that to the Dare to Dream mentality and I don't know what your so pessimistic about........
And the 13000 you lot mustered against Bristol city is what % of a full house??? At a guess less than half full!!!
that's 3,000 more than you lot average and we're in the middle of a civil war, what's your excuse?
You average 603 more than us u plonker! If you come out wiv figures, do your homework sunshine.

If you look at your attendances as a % of your population you are way behind!!!
The 3,000 was an exaggerated tongue in cheek guess. I did it to see how quick you'd react by googling the average attendances.... you didn't disappoint plonker.

You went one better though of with the dingle desperation classic - town population % bull sh1t. If that makes you feel better then you help it comfort your mind sunshine.

Maybe that could replace the Dare to Dream car stickers?

'We Only Had An Average Of 609 Less Than Rovers Even Though They Have A Bigger % Population'
603 you innumerate fool!!

How times have changed and how the not so almighty have fallen!!

The words laughing stock come to mind. Dare to dream? Venkys came through with flying colours.

When they stop bankrolling you you'll be playing Portsmouth in front of 603!!!!
[quote][p][bold]RoversMCMLXXV[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]stevieclaret[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]RoversMCMLXXV[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]stevieclaret[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]RoversMCMLXXV[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]WeOnceGotAboveRovers .[/bold] wrote: Sign of the times unfortunately but this says a lot about the financial state of our club now. We must be realistic though. We are a small club in East Lancashire with no money who has to sell to survive. That's why we wanted to sell Austin but no one came in for him and now the players are having to take pay cuts. Sure is a sign of the times. The future is bleak.[/p][/quote]At least you sell the ground out every home fixture. You also had more throw-ins and corners in the derby game and have been above Rovers for 3 weeks now. Add that to the Dare to Dream mentality and I don't know what your so pessimistic about........[/p][/quote]And the 13000 you lot mustered against Bristol city is what % of a full house??? At a guess less than half full!!![/p][/quote]that's 3,000 more than you lot average and we're in the middle of a civil war, what's your excuse?[/p][/quote]You average 603 more than us u plonker! If you come out wiv figures, do your homework sunshine. If you look at your attendances as a % of your population you are way behind!!![/p][/quote]The 3,000 was an exaggerated tongue in cheek guess. I did it to see how quick you'd react by googling the average attendances.... you didn't disappoint plonker. You went one better though of with the dingle desperation classic - town population % bull sh1t. If that makes you feel better then you help it comfort your mind sunshine. Maybe that could replace the Dare to Dream car stickers? 'We Only Had An Average Of 609 Less Than Rovers Even Though They Have A Bigger % Population'[/p][/quote]603 you innumerate fool!! How times have changed and how the not so almighty have fallen!! The words laughing stock come to mind. Dare to dream? Venkys came through with flying colours. When they stop bankrolling you you'll be playing Portsmouth in front of 603!!!! stevieclaret

9:12pm Mon 11 Feb 13

nmclean77 says...

I'll admit that I am not the biggest fan of Ross Wallace, but, from the content of this report, he appears to be a decent and fair bloke - putting his family before anything, and agreeing to take a paycut into the bargain, all because he is settled, rather than trying to get a bigger, better pay deal elsewhere.

I wish, and hope that more players would follow suit.
I'll admit that I am not the biggest fan of Ross Wallace, but, from the content of this report, he appears to be a decent and fair bloke - putting his family before anything, and agreeing to take a paycut into the bargain, all because he is settled, rather than trying to get a bigger, better pay deal elsewhere. I wish, and hope that more players would follow suit. nmclean77

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