The merry go round begins.

Discussion in 'Hampton and Richmond Borough FC Unofficial Forum' started by SHEPPERTON SUPPORTER, Apr 29, 2019.

  1. Rumour is that Wilkinson off to Aldershot?
     
  2. tony

    tony Member

    Suspect Wealdstone have cut the budget given their boardroom ructions and that’s the reason he’s gone. Rebuild for Wealdstone as well.


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  3. SteveM

    SteveM Member

    Sam Cox possibly at a loose end? Could do with his leadership next season, with Dundo having departed.
     
  4. Believe he still has one further year on his contract at Wealdstone, the new manager may want him around. If they are reducing their budget they might come to a compromise to clear him off the wage bill. If so, it might depend if we can afford him
     
  5. davc

    davc Member

    don't see Cox as a player to build a team around. He is ok and battles hard but doesn't have the stature or ability to really boss a game
     
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  6. I'd have to disagree with that. He's exactly the sort of player to build around. Never hides, never quits, plenty of fight. Was head and shoulders above the rest of our team every time he played for us.
     
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  7. SteveM

    SteveM Member

    Not going to get much better with our budget — I know he’s no Dan Sweeney but he is tenacious, full of energy and a born leader. I’d snap him up in a heartbeat if we can afford him.
     
  8. Mawgan

    Mawgan Member

    Quite right Steve, we need players with energy, who are tenacious, have the will to win (or not to lose) and also Craig Dundas will be a big loss too as he always put in 100% as a minimum and apparently was like 'a bear with a sore head' all weekend + if the team lost (so his missus said). Were others that bovvered!
     
  9. Graham Wood

    Graham Wood New Member

    Steve, Could you please let me know what the budget is for next season.
     
  10. SteveM

    SteveM Member

    I assume it wouldn’t be too far off the budget for last season, bar Jamal being sold by Pompey, but you should have a better idea than me so why you asking? Can't make a simple, non-controversial comment on a fans' forum without getting trolled by the club chairman and a veritable flock of sheep pandering to it -- WTAF?
     
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  11. There are so many potential changes in our league.
    With a reduced budget, Wealdstone are endeavoring to keep most of their key players.
    Chelmsford have released 13 players from their squad.
     
  12. No sheep pandering from me Steve , I just thought it was quite a funny retort .
     
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  13. SteveM

    SteveM Member

    Bants, obvs
     
  14. Nicebeaver

    Nicebeaver New Member

    Would that be the "assume", as in without proof and knowledge and making an arse out of yourself? Baa
     
  15. SteveM

    SteveM Member

    Not too distant a reach, I wouldn't have thought. Without a little bit of speculation we all may as well avoid commenting, unless of course its the very clever practice of saying nothing and then criticising others when they do. Eee-or!
     
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  16. As there has been some talk on this forum on Ks and their manager merry go round. It has stopped with Hayden Bird who has left Merstham after four years there. An experienced man at their level, might get them pulling together.

    Impressive first interview, reminded me a bit of Dowse. Ks have big plans especially for a new ground. He felt he had taken Merstham as far as he could without more investment and that Ks have the history, support etc which attracted him. Ks budget would not be as big as last season, but I am sure he will be operating a bigger one than he previously had.

    Mentioned that Inman is one of their three contracted players, he had a brief chat and would be talking to him in more detail shortly.
     
    Last edited: May 19, 2019
  17. tony

    tony Member

    Braintree Manager has stepped down so not doubt a fair few changes there as well.


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