Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Fishy Forum Fishy Boards Archive › John Oster
Users Browsing Forum
Googlebot and 53 Guests

John Oster

  This thread currently has 4,420 views. Print
3 Pages 1 2 3 Next All Recommend Thread
nomorefourfiveone
January 23, 2015, 5:00pm
Coke Drinker
Posts: 21
Posts Per Day: 0.00
Approval: +32
My first post in absolute years but it made me chuckle:

At the Gateshead match on Wednesday the MoM was announced as John Oster.
Someone from the back of our stand shouted:
"he used to play for a BIG club" to much mirth from those around him, clearly in reference to us....

Yeah but (in my descending order of 'BIGness', but pick your own):
Sunderland
Everton
Leeds (loan)
Crystal Palace
Burnley
Reading
Barnsley (loan)
Doncaster
GRIMSBY
Barnett
Gateshead
Logged Offline
Private Message
Paris Mariner
January 23, 2015, 7:08pm
www.theliquidfootballblog.wordpress.com
Main Stander
Posts: 2,801
Posts Per Day: 0.67
Reputation: 82.35%
Rep Score: +20 / -4
Location: Cardiff
Approval: +805
Would say Everton are bigger than Sunderland


bilbaogroundguide.wordpress.com
ingoldale.tumblr.com Football and gig ticket blog
Logged Offline
Private Message Skype
Reply: 1 - 24
lukeo
January 23, 2015, 8:50pm
Season Ticket Holder
Posts: 8,876
Posts Per Day: 1.87
Reputation: 67.55%
Rep Score: +34 / -18
Approval: +1,435
Gold Stars: 6
Have you not seen Leeds support on facebook? They get everywhere they're MASSIVE
Logged Offline
Private Message
Reply: 2 - 24
Les Brechin
January 23, 2015, 9:37pm

Moderator
Posts: 20,756
Posts Per Day: 4.49
Reputation: 82.64%
Rep Score: +111 / -23
Location: Grimsby
Approval: +8,750
Gold Stars: 10
Quoted from Paris Mariner
Would say Everton are bigger than Sunderland


If we're talking historically I'd put both Everton and Leeds ahead of Sunderland

On the same basis I'd say that we should be above Doncaster.


[img]https://news.images.itv.com/image/file/402260/image_update_img.jpg[/img]
OFFICIAL FUNDRAISER FOR THE BRAIN TUMOUR CHARITY
TOTAL AMOUNT RAISED SINCE AUGUST 2008 £16299.16


LATEST DONATION - FROM COLLECTION TIN AT WORK - OCT 2020 AMOUNT RAISED £140.51
        
Logged Offline
Private Message
Reply: 3 - 24
Paris Mariner
January 23, 2015, 11:28pm
www.theliquidfootballblog.wordpress.com
Main Stander
Posts: 2,801
Posts Per Day: 0.67
Reputation: 82.35%
Rep Score: +20 / -4
Location: Cardiff
Approval: +805
Quoted from Les Brechin


If we're talking historically I'd put both Everton and Leeds ahead of Sunderland

On the same basis I'd say that we should be above Doncaster.


Historically and actually I'd say Everton are bigger than Sunderland. Sunderland's most famous win, in the FA Cup, was won as divisional underdogs.


bilbaogroundguide.wordpress.com
ingoldale.tumblr.com Football and gig ticket blog
Logged Offline
Private Message Skype
Reply: 4 - 24
nomorefourfiveone
January 24, 2015, 8:36am
Coke Drinker
Posts: 21
Posts Per Day: 0.00
Approval: +32
I would say that it all depends upon how you define 'big' - is it crowds/support or success?
If it was success, Wimbledon (now MK Dons) would be considered a 'bigger' club than many others but would typically be called a 'small' club, even by us.
I went with my perception of crowd sizes (not least because if you go by success GTFC are the smallest of that list - Barnet being top of our particular pile of poo and Gateshead going further in the play-offs than us last season) and Sunderland usually average bigger crowds than Everton. Leeds being next on the list and so on. The only one I looked up was Doncaster and, sorry to say, on my assessment based purely on crowds when in the championship and nothing more scientific than that, they are 'bigger' than us (I look forward to testing the theory when we are back in the championship!)

I think, on reflection, I will have a cry rather than a chuckle
Logged Offline
Private Message
Reply: 5 - 24
75
January 24, 2015, 8:40am
Guest User
John Oster should have finished his career with us. Quality footballer.
Logged
E-mail
Reply: 6 - 24
nomorefourfiveone
January 24, 2015, 8:49am
Coke Drinker
Posts: 21
Posts Per Day: 0.00
Approval: +32
To be fair he ran the show on Wednesday - looked like a games teacher against 5 year olds - always had loads of time on the ball and making space for himself.... ended the game with a whiter shirt than he started with while everyone else was covered in mud
Logged Offline
Private Message
Reply: 7 - 24
grimps
January 24, 2015, 10:53am
balderdash
Whiskey Drinker
Posts: 3,648
Posts Per Day: 0.80
Reputation: 62.16%
Rep Score: +22 / -16
Approval: +2,896
Gold Stars: 2
Town was always a bigger club than Reading and Donny and was about the same size as Barnsley , Its just a shame we was never run as well :/
Logged Offline
Private Message
Reply: 8 - 24
ex-merseymariner
January 24, 2015, 10:57am

Fine Wine Drinker
Posts: 1,047
Posts Per Day: 0.21
Reputation: 61.5%
Rep Score: +10 / -9
Location: Grimsby
Approval: +712
Gold Stars: 1
Quoted from nomorefourfiveone
I would say that it all depends upon how you define 'big' - is it crowds/support or success?
If it was success, Wimbledon (now MK Dons) would be considered a 'bigger' club than many others but would typically be called a 'small' club, even by us.
I went with my perception of crowd sizes (not least because if you go by success GTFC are the smallest of that list - Barnet being top of our particular pile of poo and Gateshead going further in the play-offs than us last season) and Sunderland usually average bigger crowds than Everton. Leeds being next on the list and so on. The only one I looked up was Doncaster and, sorry to say, on my assessment based purely on crowds when in the championship and nothing more scientific than that, they are 'bigger' than us (I look forward to testing the theory when we are back in the championship!)

I think, on reflection, I will have a cry rather than a chuckle


What constitutes a 'big club' is always open to debate; but I agree with Les's assessment.
Also, don't forget Donny nearly went out of business not that long ago, and were a nonleague club too.



What a time to be a Grimsby Town Fan!

#FentyOut

UP THE MARINERS!  
Logged Offline
Private Message
Reply: 9 - 24
3 Pages 1 2 3 Next All Recommend Thread
Print

Fishy Forum Fishy Boards Archive › John Oster

Back to top of page

This is not an official forum of Grimsby Town Football Club, the opinions expressed are those of the individual authors. If you see an offensive post then click "Report" on the relevant post. Posts will be deleted at the discretion of the moderators whose decision is final. Posts should abide by the Forum Rules. IP addresses of contributors together with dates and times of access are stored. The opinions and viewpoints expressed by contributors to The Fishy are their own and not necessarily those of The Fishy. The Fishy makes no claims that information dispersed through this forum is accurate or reliable. Also The Fishy cannot be held liable for any statements made by contributors of The Fishy.