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NEWS: Fans get their game back

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by DUFFMAN, Nov 28, 2009.

  1. DUFFMAN

    DUFFMAN Well-Known Member

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  2. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    "Melbourne Storm is likely to be sold to a consortium for just $1 in a paperwork transaction that allows News Ltd to leave the game;

    David Gallop will remain as CEO for three to five years;"

    I'll give $5 for Melbourne and then take them to the Alice Springs comp.
    Galloping Goose for another 5 years? - just too depressing.
     
  3. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

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    Who would buy a team that can win two comps and three minor premierships but still lose over 5 million per year with no prospects of ever making a profit in a city that doesn't care about them?
     
  4. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    Maybe someone who wants a team on the central coast will put their hand up to buy them
     
  5. Jethro

    Jethro This space is for rent Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    and re-brand them
     
  6. Jethro

    Jethro This space is for rent Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    So who gets our share?  The business or the football club?  If it is the football club then it would be also a way for the people to eventually get their team back as well but a lot quicker.
     
  7. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Please submit these via articles >> submit article.


    Just putting "news" in front doesn't put it through the system correctly
     
  8. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Why retain Gallop?  This is a great chance to give him his marching orders.

    And a $18m "severance" payment is semantics.  It's still providing the Storm with an uneven playing field.  I presume the new entity will have to go into debt to cover the $18m which reduces profit share to the rest for years.
     

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