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Leonard Venkhater

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About Leonard Venkhater

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  1. Leonard Venkhater

    Summer 2018 Transfer Thread

    Some might think that penance will last 60 years...not enough either!
  2. Leonard Venkhater

    Summer 2018 Transfer Thread

    As in "Who are Accrington Stanley?"
  3. Leonard Venkhater

    FA Cup 2017/18

    Help is at hand..
  4. Leonard Venkhater

    Venkys

    I am sure a large rake off went to partners(joint owners?)...Do we think other partners merely allow their accomplices to keep all of this...or would there be some kind of split..?
  5. Leonard Venkhater

    Venkys

    I guess that is my point. Bad advice implies something too external. I find myself wondering if much of the so called outgoings/expenses etc ( percentage of transfer fees, signing on fees, salary from lengthy contracts, pay offs )are in fact payments to the "ownership" and not loss, as conveniently depicted. I may have watched too many westerns, but I have a picture of the robbers meeting up in the hills and divvying up the proceeds!
  6. Leonard Venkhater

    Venkys

    But agents were/are partners in running the club. Also a large slice of player wages, signing on fees-and indeed managerial pay offs-went to said partners. To think I once wondered why there were so many strange signings
  7. Leonard Venkhater

    Connor Mahoney's contract

    I make no clams about the benefits of being a barely used fringe player etc. I am just uneasy about the rush to judge him, as a person...
  8. Leonard Venkhater

    Connor Mahoney's contract

    Edited it now...thanks!
  9. Leonard Venkhater

    Connor Mahoney's contract

    In fairness, how does anyone know "he believed his own hype"? This time last year BRFC was a shambles. Indeed it had been for 7 years ..and then he got the chance to work with Eddie Howe. Throw in a decent wage etc..Was his decision really that unreasonable?
  10. Leonard Venkhater

    Venkys

    Well said....And instead of a consultant, enter a clown....(followed by another and another..)
  11. Leonard Venkhater

    Rovers Trust-The Next Stage

    ..except.....
  12. Leonard Venkhater

    Venkys

    Cicero lol! You're playing the man, mate. Stuart is the one with a Latin phrase for that. You are the one who referred to all the posters who said they love us being a lower-mid Championship club and have no desire to be anything else. My whole point was around what is now "acceptable". Then you used the very word, yourself, Tiro.
  13. Leonard Venkhater

    Venkys

    Yes, I am more hopeful about Waggott than any of their previous appointees to the equivalent role. Not just a back handed compliment either, although they were all hopeless or something more sinister. Like others, following our promotion I observed a few articles/phone- ins, wondering whether fans could now forgive Venky's etc. As a fan, of course I loved last season...but if it merely relieves the pressure on Venky's et al, as they revert to keeping the club, merely ticking over in the lower reaches of the 2nd tier..what then for our club? It all comes down to the concern that Rovers is not in safe hands.... and I would not want anything to distract us from that realisation.. As for redemption...not in this world anyway!
  14. Leonard Venkhater

    Venkys

    No-one said you were dumbing us down. I never bought into the "blame the fans" line! In the context of loyal, one club supporters, my point is around functionality. The 2nd relegation and immediate promotion -to the very level, which evoked such outrage in 2012- has has had the impact of managing our expectations down. It has bought Venky's and their partners time...
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