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Well said Caeser. Takes a big man to own up to being less than, errrmmm, eloquent.  


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I'd like to apologise to everyone, I've learnt that actually what some people have said is true. JF is a control freak and unless someone is willing to pay him all of his loans back and run the club he's going knowhere. Not going to go into details as I will probably word it wrong but he forced everyone's hands that time the trust got those shares from Parker. He really is a control freak but we can't do anything about it so I personally think we should just stop giving him the time of day, don't talk to him or about hi mane continue supporting the club we love. No matter what we do he won't leave the club unless someone pays him back all his loans.
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I'd like to apologise to everyone, I've learnt that actually what some people have said is true. JF is a control freak and unless someone is willing to pay him all of his loans back and run the club he's going knowhere. Not going to go into details as I will probably word it wrong but he forced everyone's hands that time the trust got those shares from Parker. He really is a control freak but we can't do anything about it so I personally think we should just stop giving him the time of day, don't talk to him or about hi mane continue supporting the club we love. No matter what we do he won't leave the club unless someone pays him back all his loans.


Your head must have been wedged pretty far down under Cleethorpes beach if it’s only taken you until now to realise this.


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I like to always try to see the best in people, I myself could never be like that so hope that everyone's the same. Oh well
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I'd like to apologise to everyone, I've learnt that actually what some people have said is true. JF is a control freak and unless someone is willing to pay him all of his loans back and run the club he's going knowhere. Not going to go into details as I will probably word it wrong but he forced everyone's hands that time the trust got those shares from Parker. He really is a control freak but we can't do anything about it so I personally think we should just stop giving him the time of day, don't talk to him or about hi mane continue supporting the club we love. No matter what we do he won't leave the club unless someone pays him back all his loans.


Apart from his close family and sycophantic hangers on, no one has a good word for Fenty. Total control freak and completely unable to work with others for the common good are the comments that are most widely heard. He has saddled us with "benign" loans for as long as he cares to carry on - basically lent us money to cover his own mistakes that ensures he can control the club for years to come. We will make no long term progress during his reign; as soon as we get a sniff of success people are off like a shot - managers, fellow directors (the ones with money) and players.  Not that we have any real success, but even a smidgen and the people who achieve it are running for the hills.

My only hope is that Jolley can get us into league 1 meaning we have a bit of a buffer before the inevitable cost cutting and zero ambition takes its toll and Jolley himself goes on to better things.
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The thing about the Trophy B-teams... he explains his reasoning now, post-vote, but never actually bothered ti gauge the view of the fans.

If he'd have said:

We have an important vote to make. B-teams could be introduced to the Trophy. If we don't vote to include them, the competition could be scrapped entirely... and we need the money it brings in, however little it may be.

As fans of the club, do you think we should accept B-teams and see what the future brings and continue making a bit of extra money that we could invest in the squad, or should we vote against it and potentially lose an income stream?


There was no dialogue from him or the board members at any time on this. It's not necessarily the vote they made that riled us; it's the way they did it.

We as fans weren't presented with all the facts that he and the board had.

That's why I just don't believe him when he says he's open and honest. He never has been, and he never will be. Just because he's ready to go ten rounds with fans in a car park, doesn't make you open and honest.


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Apart from his close family and sycophantic hangers on, no one has a good word for Fenty. Total control freak and completely unable to work with others for the common good are the comments that are most widely heard. He has saddled us with "benign" loans for as long as he cares to carry on - basically lent us money to cover his own mistakes that ensures he can control the club for years to come. We will make no long term progress during his reign; as soon as we get a sniff of success people are off like a shot - managers, fellow directors (the ones with money) and players.  Not that we have any real success, but even a smidgen and the people who achieve it are running for the hills.

My only hope is that Jolley can get us into league 1 meaning we have a bit of a buffer before the inevitable cost cutting and zero ambition takes its toll and Jolley himself goes on to better things.


Bang on.
Got him to a tee 👍


In his three stints as Grimsby Town manager spanning over 10 years the club was never relegated and he also guided them to three promotions.
Only 14 managers have reached 1,000 matches in charge of a Football League team by 1998 and Buckley is one of them.
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Just a word of warning for those who want Fenty to 'hand over the cash' or 'increase the budget'
Cambridge have just unveilled huge losses
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44075122

IMO we must keep a tight control on costs whilst trying to boost the income. We do this, as I keep banging on about, by engaging with the fans and the community
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Just a word of warning for those who want Fenty to 'hand over the cash' or 'increase the budget'
Cambridge have just unveilled huge losses
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44075122

IMO we must keep a tight control on costs whilst trying to boost the income. We do this, as I keep banging on about, by engaging with the fans and the community


I wouldn't worry too much - there is precious little chance of that!
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Just a word of warning for those who want Fenty to 'hand over the cash' or 'increase the budget'
Cambridge have just unveilled huge losses
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44075122

IMO we must keep a tight control on costs whilst trying to boost the income. We do this, as I keep banging on about, by engaging with the fans and the community


Couldn't agree more. Based on attendances we should easily be top half budget wise for this division. I'd rather be patient and see steady growth, which I believe we're capable of, if need be than get into more debt to any director.


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