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loyal jay wrote: Tue Sep 13, 2022 9:01 am
siddle wrote: Mon Sep 12, 2022 10:43 am In typical Southport luck, we had deals agreed for two strikers both of whom then picked up injuries.
As the transfer window does not apply to us, surely it's a matter of time till both are fit again so the transfer(s) can take place? Were we hoping to sign both strikers?
Both were loans. I think one of them is still in the pipeline.
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PORT FOREVER wrote: Tue Sep 13, 2022 8:51 am
portexileinbath wrote: Mon Sep 12, 2022 7:38 pm
Mr Ah Yes wrote: Mon Sep 12, 2022 7:21 pm
Any chance we could show an interest in Erling Haaland. Asking for a friend.
Bet there wouldn't be any complaints about hoofball into the box with him as our No9 :lol:
Because Manchester City are famed for their hoofball approach :roll:
They lack a long throw specialist though..... Think of the goals he would get if they had one :D
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Liam's interview after last night states a deal had been agreed but the player injured is quad. From Scunthorpe's website ahead of their trip to Alty this week...
Elsewhere, Marcus Carver is set to miss out after picking up a strain in training, while attacker Jordan Hallam (hamstring) and defender Kgosi Nthle (calf) remain absent.
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SteH90 wrote: Fri Sep 02, 2022 7:55 pm
BlankPort wrote: Fri Sep 02, 2022 1:57 pm
SteH90 wrote: Fri Sep 02, 2022 12:57 pm

Or we’re just not an attractive proposition due to the level we play at, wages (it was mentioned recently that players can get more in the NOL) or just the style?
Imagine pitching to a player the opportunity to join a club which isn't going anywhere, even if it could be seen as a stepping stone. You want to be battling for promotion or in a club which is going through a period of change and development.

I am unsure if there was anyone in the fold but I'm sure Liam or Ian will come out and say there was, we will never know.
I think selling on to League clubs and contacts is a selling point but whether that’s benefitting us long term I’m not so sure.

It can be beneficial long term if it done correctly, if the club could find a affiliate club for example in a higher league, with a good academy and can loan players out to us (decent players for our level, not just anyone) and we can develop them, give them game time and experience. Selling players we find in the lower leagues, is sadly, simply part of the football business, and we have done it time after time but sadly we haven't seen that money reinvested.

It can go both ways, sadly at the moment the financial situation isn't actually transparent for fans to understand the full picture.
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bnek wrote: Wed Sep 14, 2022 7:47 am Liam's interview after last night states a deal had been agreed but the player injured is quad. From Scunthorpe's website ahead of their trip to Alty this week...
Elsewhere, Marcus Carver is set to miss out after picking up a strain in training, while attacker Jordan Hallam (hamstring) and defender Kgosi Nthle (calf) remain absent.
Good detective work, bnek. Liam was certain the fans would like the loanee so it can only have been an ex-player. Scunthorpe website also says Marcus has a grade one strain, will work on recovery for a couple of weeks then resume training. Google tells me that grade one muscle injuries take 2 to 3 weeks to heal.
Lots can happen in a couple of weeks - they could get other injuries, Carver could be promoted to the first team & we could get the other injured player! The fact we went for Marcus, on loan, rather than recruit more readily available players permanently in the summer is a concern. Where’s the season long planning? I know many options have been tried and time given to find new bodies but we just can’t attract players at the moment. Even if Bell hadn’t had his injury we still would be going into the season with 2 out and out strikers. The curse of the small squad we’ve decided on going with strikes again.
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SteH90 wrote: Wed Sep 14, 2022 10:04 am
bnek wrote: Wed Sep 14, 2022 7:47 am Liam's interview after last night states a deal had been agreed but the player injured is quad. From Scunthorpe's website ahead of their trip to Alty this week...
Elsewhere, Marcus Carver is set to miss out after picking up a strain in training, while attacker Jordan Hallam (hamstring) and defender Kgosi Nthle (calf) remain absent.
Good detective work, bnek. Liam was certain the fans would like the loanee so it can only have been an ex-player. Scunthorpe website also says Marcus has a grade one strain, will work on recovery for a couple of weeks then resume training. Google tells me that grade one muscle injuries take 2 to 3 weeks to heal.
Lots can happen in a couple of weeks - they could get other injuries, Carver could be promoted to the first team & we could get the other injured player! The fact we went for Marcus, on loan, rather than recruit more readily available players permanently in the summer is a concern. Where’s the season long planning? I know many options have been tried and time given to find new bodies but we just can’t attract players at the moment. Even if Bell hadn’t had his injury we still would be going into the season with 2 out and out strikers. The curse of the small squad we’ve decided on going with strikes again.
Fail to plan plan to fail!!
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I've removed an offending post with one outlandish allegation, and I've removed posts that referenced it - through no fault of their own.

BlankPort, you absolutely can not make accusations like that without proof, of which you have none.
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Might have this wrong but by listening to Liam’s interview I think we were going to Marcus on a 3 month loan from Scunthorpe.
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Annonymous_fan wrote: Wed Sep 14, 2022 7:11 pm Might have this wrong but by listening to Liam’s interview I think we were going to Marcus on a 3 month loan from Scunthorpe.
https://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/spor ... ng-7583710

Not sure whether this makes it a good or a bad time to be trying to do business with them...
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In terms of the injured striker's situation. The forward linked prior to the Bank Holiday weekend, that's likely to be over. There has since been a change of manager at that club.

The forward who picked up an injury last week, a week has passed in terms of that recovery. Prior to that, the deal was agreed. I believe irrespective of the injury that agreement remains in place so maybe not far away from that announcement.

My own personal input here and can't speak for the recruitment of the club - happy to be slaughtered - the lack of strikers or available forwards is being felt throughout the North West (from what I understand). City of Liverpool have struggled and recently signed Danny Mitchley, Marine have an injury in that department and are struggling massively to bring one in - recently had a recall from Tranmere too. The money in the lower leagues at the minute is mind-boggling, some players are on top end National League North/National League wages in excess of £500 and some in 1000s. Overall, I've read through and can understand frustrations of PortChatters*

*But I do not work for the club, I'm just trying to bring you impartial news. Or 'clickbait journalism' or 'chatting out my a---' as someone recently stated. :lol:
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Clique bait !
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Yep,arse
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Stephen-Killen wrote: Wed Sep 14, 2022 11:56 pm In terms of the injured striker's situation. The forward linked prior to the Bank Holiday weekend, that's likely to be over. There has since been a change of manager at that club.
Scunthorpe sacked their manager the day after the Bank Holiday Monday, and they were struggling up front with injuries as well. That, and Watson having said it was a player the fans would enjoy, all point towards it being Marcus Carver that we missed out on. I may be wrong but it all seems too intertwined for it not to be him :cry:.

Are you at liberty to say who it was to put us all out of our misery Stephen?
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Stephen-Killen wrote: Wed Sep 14, 2022 11:56 pm In terms of the injured striker's situation. The forward linked prior to the Bank Holiday weekend, that's likely to be over. There has since been a change of manager at that club.

The forward who picked up an injury last week, a week has passed in terms of that recovery. Prior to that, the deal was agreed. I believe irrespective of the injury that agreement remains in place so maybe not far away from that announcement.

My own personal input here and can't speak for the recruitment of the club - happy to be slaughtered - the lack of strikers or available forwards is being felt throughout the North West (from what I understand). City of Liverpool have struggled and recently signed Danny Mitchley, Marine have an injury in that department and are struggling massively to bring one in - recently had a recall from Tranmere too. The money in the lower leagues at the minute is mind-boggling, some players are on top end National League North/National League wages in excess of £500 and some in 1000s. Overall, I've read through and can understand frustrations of PortChatters*

*But I do not work for the club, I'm just trying to bring you impartial news. Or 'clickbait journalism' or 'chatting out my a---' as someone recently stated. :lol:
Warrington Rylands are paying decent money(although their management team walked at the weekend due to continued board room inteference) whilst Macckesfield are signing up everyone decent on really big money.(800-900 per week on average)
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cavjj wrote: Wed Sep 14, 2022 6:17 pm I've removed an offending post with one outlandish allegation, and I've removed posts that referenced it - through no fault of their own.

BlankPort, you absolutely can not make accusations like that without proof, of which you have none.
That is a shame for expression of freedom of speech, also give me the evidence which shows I am wrong. 'Offending post' please explain to me what I said was offensive? It's football, it's a business.... It ain't going to be all flowers and sunshine. On that post I did make a very good example of a premier club who operate like that, but I guess a conference north club's forum is no place to express how football clubs operate up and down the country.

I will wait for your evidence on the matter and see if you can clarify the offensive nature of my post, I have seen much worse on this forum, and those posts are still there.
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BlankPort wrote: Thu Sep 15, 2022 8:55 am
cavjj wrote: Wed Sep 14, 2022 6:17 pm I've removed an offending post with one outlandish allegation, and I've removed posts that referenced it - through no fault of their own.

BlankPort, you absolutely can not make accusations like that without proof, of which you have none.
That is a shame for expression of freedom of speech, also give me the evidence which shows I am wrong. 'Offending post' please explain to me what I said was offensive? It's football, it's a business.... It ain't going to be all flowers and sunshine. On that post I did make a very good example of a premier club who operate like that, but I guess a conference north club's forum is no place to express how football clubs operate up and down the country.

I will wait for your evidence on the matter and see if you can clarify the offensive nature of my post, I have seen much worse on this forum, and those posts are still there.
Under UK law, the burden of proof is on the accuser, not the defender. You have to prove the allegation. Saying "Prove me wrong" doesn't cut it.

You do not have freedom of speech, neither on this forum or under UK law, to make defamatory accusations which you cannot prove.
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cavjj wrote: Thu Sep 15, 2022 9:52 am
BlankPort wrote: Thu Sep 15, 2022 8:55 am
cavjj wrote: Wed Sep 14, 2022 6:17 pm I've removed an offending post with one outlandish allegation, and I've removed posts that referenced it - through no fault of their own.

BlankPort, you absolutely can not make accusations like that without proof, of which you have none.
That is a shame for expression of freedom of speech, also give me the evidence which shows I am wrong. 'Offending post' please explain to me what I said was offensive? It's football, it's a business.... It ain't going to be all flowers and sunshine. On that post I did make a very good example of a premier club who operate like that, but I guess a conference north club's forum is no place to express how football clubs operate up and down the country.

I will wait for your evidence on the matter and see if you can clarify the offensive nature of my post, I have seen much worse on this forum, and those posts are still there.
Under UK law, the burden of proof is on the accuser, not the defender. You have to prove the allegation. Saying "Prove me wrong" doesn't cut it.

You do not have freedom of speech, neither on this forum or under UK law, to make defamatory accusations which you cannot prove.
Was it a direct accusation under UK law, no it was not. Review the wording I used and then want the UK law defines as a accusation.
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Absolutely gutted I missed the deleted post now!
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Big Mac 1985 wrote: Thu Sep 15, 2022 10:28 am Absolutely gutted I missed the deleted post now!
Don't be. It was a poor point poorly made.
BlankPort wrote: Thu Sep 15, 2022 10:27 am Was it a direct accusation under UK law, no it was not. Review the wording I used and then want the UK law defines as a accusation.
Didn't ban you, just removed the post. You're welcome to argue the toss but my mind is unchanged. Feel I've made my position clear and I'm not wasting any more time on it. Cheers.
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Worth noting it is Cavjj who gets it in the neck if a libellous post is made, not dealt with and the person complains.

If you don't like their judgement you can go off and make your own version of Port Chat, like Trump did with Twitter.
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