When Did The Wheel Come Off?

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    12 years ago?

    I know it’s old ground and it was done at the time but it is amusing now.

    https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/19486989.amp

    The sackings of Alexander and Hurst were major faux pas.

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    Axle stands for Rene.

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    That squirrel put a curse on us. :-)

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    Axle stands for Rene.

    Thousands of people change their names in the UK every year. Some do it to disassociate themselves from past activity, others do it for a laugh :)

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    AwaywegoAwaywego
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    I know, women get that free pass from past activities when they get married.

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    Iron-aweIron-awe
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    Axle stands for Rene.

    Thousands of people change their names in the UK every year. Some do it to disassociate themselves from past activity, others do it for a laugh :)

    I’m sure DH would be laughing if he read some of the stuff on here. BTW Mr Anderson was excellent in The Matrix.

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    145% wages-to-turnover.

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    I’m sure he would be laughing I-A, in between flouncing off in a strop. There’s a history of it :)

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    When will the wheels be re-fitted securely?

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    Way ahead at the top of the division and a sudden change from successful tactics to ones which were unrecognisable.
    Something caused that. I have no idea what – but it was surely the turning point.

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    It’s a question I’ve asked before but I do wonder whether if we’d have won promotion under Alexander would we have been:

    a) better off and living in a land of milk & honey for the last 5 years
    b) have fallen back down the leagues just as quickly and maybe even have gone bust?

    I’d hope for a) but I do wonder if b) was the most likely.

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    ‘A’ Toney would have probably signed for us in the championship rather than Peterborough in a lower league then always a chance of staying there with a class striker, even if he wasn’t appreciated here.

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    In my opinion it started when the prawn started refusing to discuss contracts with Morris and Co.

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    24 march 2018 the day we sacked Graham Alexander

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    145% wages-to-turnover.

    I’ll go with this. Absolutely ridiculous and is clearly no way to run a club. To try and offset the careless spending “which came too late anyway” asset stripped the clubs players and replaced players with cheaper and cheaper versions season in season out.

    I suspect that may have something to do with our demise.

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    24 march 2018 the day we sacked Graham Alexander

    A symptom of worrying about not reaching the Championship and a panicked response?

    ‘A’ Toney would have probably signed for us in the championship rather than Peterborough in a lower league then always a chance of staying there with a class striker, even if he wasn’t appreciated here.

    I think that’s entirely possible. But would that have dug an even deeper financial hole?

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    I think the panic sacking Alexander was an alarm call that should have woke everyone up but didn’t. Clubs like ours font sack people in such lofty positions in my opinion yet those of us who pointed it out were abused usual

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    Who knows, Toney was rumoured to have cost Peterborough 650.000 pounds versus premier lge payments increased by 2/3 million for being a championship team, we debated whether it would have been better to keep Sharp when we sold him for a couple of million he might have kept us up for another season I would have kept him but then we might have been in deeper doo daa than what we’ve been, so easy for us/ me never my/our debt. Personally I don’t think we would be any worse off though one season we might have gone into administration which is no big deal seeing where we are now.

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    IMO the wheels started to come off the moment Swann took over the club, they fell off completely when the “new ground” fell through and he lost interest just as he did when he failed with a similar plan at Trinity.

    I would guess his mounting gambling debts didn’t help our cause either?

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