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The council aren't building the stadium...that's the point!


I apologise if I've misunderstood that.
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After the highs of Palace, balloons bursting all over NE Lincs this evening. The guy couldn't sell a brand new Bentley for a fiver and who's he got to help him? A solicitor and an accountant..

Why was the statement needed? And what was the key objective the club was trying to achieve by doing so?

Loads of different phrases are used but he can't quite come out and say GTFC is up for sale. That little phrase would get far more local, national and international publicity in the press and TV than the zero achieved by the specialist they hired a few years back.

Let's face it, the current board haven't got a penny to put towards moving this club forward and they should be moving heaven and earth to find someone that can, nothing else. None of these self promotion videos of trying to look presidential and wise when reading between the lines they make him and the club look like backward thinking heel draggers.

A paltry £70k is still substantial investment for a Football League club in JF's eyes, and he revealed that he's presided over years of the dressing room showers not working, reliable hot showers surely a prerequisite for any club wanting to be taken seriously in attracting players. The way he talks about big investment, he sounds like the chairman of a National League North club.

Peaks Parkway still his preferred option but in another sentence outlines that lack of demand for retail and housing which makes it a no go. And it's been six months since the council expressed their desire for a stadium yet the club haven't had enough conversations with them to know what's going on and worse still the owner is a councillor! You couldn't make it up could you?

JF and SM clearly have competence in balancing the books, (thank fook for the Bogle money by the way) but show a lack of competence in every other aspect needed to run a successful club. Yet again everything is put on Jolley's shoulders. You can't build the foundations of a football club on a manager, they all leave in the end and what are we left with? Where is the sense of urgency and enthusiasm in this statement to try and deal with the future foundations of the club?

An owner without a clear vision for the club, who demands to rubber stamp a buyer's clear vision for anyone else to take it forward. Self congratulatory nonsense once again on this video while attempting to look presidential. The guy hasn't got a clue. The elephant in the room is that the club needs cash to move forward with a new stadium in the offing with the backing of the local council and the current incumbents haven't got the funds to do so, so get on Radio Humberside, Look North, Sky Sports and talk about it, use social media, send press releases to the national press etc, because everything else is just girl private footing around getting absolutely diddly squat done while trying to achieve some cheap point scoring based on ego.

GTFC is up for sale.. say those exact words John, not to 5k fans on a club website, say it to the world.. mean it and let's see what happens..

I want the best for my football club and these videos offer the same year after year, mundane old penny pinching, point scoring ego inflated clap trap while nothing ever gets done..


Maybe pussyfooting is one word?
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Quoted from Bigdog
After the highs of Palace, balloons bursting all over NE Lincs this evening. The guy couldn't sell a brand new Bentley for a fiver and who's he got to help him? A solicitor and an accountant..

Why was the statement needed? And what was the key objective the club was trying to achieve by doing so?

Loads of different phrases are used but he can't quite come out and say GTFC is up for sale. That little phrase would get far more local, national and international publicity in the press and TV than the zero achieved by the specialist they hired a few years back.

Let's face it, the current board haven't got a penny to put towards moving this club forward and they should be moving heaven and earth to find someone that can, nothing else. None of these self promotion videos of trying to look presidential and wise when reading between the lines they make him and the club look like backward thinking heel draggers.

A paltry £70k is still substantial investment for a Football League club in JF's eyes, and he revealed that he's presided over years of the dressing room showers not working, reliable hot showers surely a prerequisite for any club wanting to be taken seriously in attracting players. The way he talks about big investment, he sounds like the chairman of a National League North club.

Peaks Parkway still his preferred option but in another sentence outlines that lack of demand for retail and housing which makes it a no go. And it's been six months since the council expressed their desire for a stadium yet the club haven't had enough conversations with them to know what's going on and worse still the owner is a councillor! You couldn't make it up could you?

JF and SM clearly have competence in balancing the books, (thank fook for the Bogle money by the way) but show a lack of competence in every other aspect needed to run a successful club. Yet again everything is put on Jolley's shoulders. You can't build the foundations of a football club on a manager, they all leave in the end and what are we left with? Where is the sense of urgency and enthusiasm in this statement to try and deal with the future foundations of the club?

An owner without a clear vision for the club, who demands to rubber stamp a buyer's clear vision for anyone else to take it forward. Self congratulatory nonsense once again on this video while attempting to look presidential. The guy hasn't got a clue. The elephant in the room is that the club needs cash to move forward with a new stadium in the offing with the backing of the local council and the current incumbents haven't got the funds to do so, so get on Radio Humberside, Look North, Sky Sports and talk about it, use social media, send press releases to the national press etc, because everything else is just pussyfooting around getting absolutely diddly squat done while trying to achieve some cheap point scoring based on ego.

GTFC is up for sale.. say those exact words John, not to 5k fans on a club website, say it to the world.. mean it and let's see what happens..

I want the best for my football club and these videos offer the same year after year, mundane old penny pinching, point scoring ego inflated clap trap while nothing ever gets done..


As ever you put it very eloquently.

He has a wonderful habit of saying exactly the wrong thing at the wrong time. It is all about ego with Mr.Fenty I am afraid and it will never change. I was hopeful after the takeover rumours seemed to have some foundation, but as always happens it is just one big let down and the biggest thing, as you say, is not one positive message emanates from his intervention. No ideas, no vision, no investment, nothing at all of note.  
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It’s just a petulant response to someone posting on here that it’s been great he’s kept his gob shut for so long .
Which makes it even worse ffs !!


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Quoted from moosey_club
gawd bless him he does try.....

does seem to contradict a previous statement made by i am sure another GTFC rep regards a completely different site being looked at that wasnt PP or Freemo....wish i could remember who it was who said it.

also if retail and housing demand isn't there then why the fck are you hell bent on pushing for a stadium on a site that can only be developed with retail and housing partners to enable it !!!!  Reload and shoot your other foot off FFS.




Exactly I thought the idea of pulling all that property down was to provide new HOUSING and COMMERCE to bring Freeman Street up to modern standards.

So not only has he Peed off fans wanting a new stadium he also pours scorn on the idea that Freeman Street will provide any sort of exciting venture.

The council has already said a consortium of people are determined to make this happen.

So how the feck does Fenty know otherwise???

Sounds like the tory tosser as tried to score political points also with this latest outburst.
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Quoted from Bigdog
After the highs of Palace, balloons bursting all over NE Lincs this evening. The guy couldn't sell a brand new Bentley for a fiver and who's he got to help him? A solicitor and an accountant..

Why was the statement needed? And what was the key objective the club was trying to achieve by doing so?

Loads of different phrases are used but he can't quite come out and say GTFC is up for sale. That little phrase would get far more local, national and international publicity in the press and TV than the zero achieved by the specialist they hired a few years back.

Let's face it, the current board haven't got a penny to put towards moving this club forward and they should be moving heaven and earth to find someone that can, nothing else. None of these self promotion videos of trying to look presidential and wise when reading between the lines they make him and the club look like backward thinking heel draggers.

A paltry £70k is still substantial investment for a Football League club in JF's eyes, and he revealed that he's presided over years of the dressing room showers not working, reliable hot showers surely a prerequisite for any club wanting to be taken seriously in attracting players. The way he talks about big investment, he sounds like the chairman of a National League North club.

Peaks Parkway still his preferred option but in another sentence outlines that lack of demand for retail and housing which makes it a no go. And it's been six months since the council expressed their desire for a stadium yet the club haven't had enough conversations with them to know what's going on and worse still the owner is a councillor! You couldn't make it up could you?

JF and SM clearly have competence in balancing the books, (thank fook for the Bogle money by the way) but show a lack of competence in every other aspect needed to run a successful club. Yet again everything is put on Jolley's shoulders. You can't build the foundations of a football club on a manager, they all leave in the end and what are we left with? Where is the sense of urgency and enthusiasm in this statement to try and deal with the future foundations of the club?

An owner without a clear vision for the club, who demands to rubber stamp a buyer's clear vision for anyone else to take it forward. Self congratulatory nonsense once again on this video while attempting to look presidential. The guy hasn't got a clue. The elephant in the room is that the club needs cash to move forward with a new stadium in the offing with the backing of the local council and the current incumbents haven't got the funds to do so, so get on Radio Humberside, Look North, Sky Sports and talk about it, use social media, send press releases to the national press etc, because everything else is just pussyfooting around getting absolutely diddly squat done while trying to achieve some cheap point scoring based on ego.

GTFC is up for sale.. say those exact words John, not to 5k fans on a club website, say it to the world.. mean it and let's see what happens..

I want the best for my football club and these videos offer the same year after year, mundane old penny pinching, point scoring ego inflated clap trap while nothing ever gets done..

If any statement is to be made it should be made to the right audience. Not to the fans, to prospective buyers outlining the potential of the new stadium project and the club, not a list of excuses justifying the existence of the current owner..



So how is he supposed to say the club is up for sale? Surely there is no better way than on the clubs' official website? Maybe you think he should put an ad in the Classified Ads in the Financial Times -" League 2 football Club for sale, all interested parties contact GTFC , Blundell Park, Grimsby".

Some posters on here question why he put out this statement. Surely the fact that this " rumour " is rife all over the town and is the subject of this thread is justification enough. Perhaps he should have said nothing and loads of fans would have thought it was a reality only to find out months down the line that it was just a " rumour " perpetuated by a load of people who know absolutely nothing about what is going on.


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Quoted from louth_in_the_south
It’s just a petulant response to someone posting on here that it’s been great he’s kept his gob shut for so long .
Which makes it even worse ffs !!


I thank you !



I don't actually want to say I told you so, but, intercourse it, I did
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So how is he supposed to say the club is up for sale? Surely there is no better way than on the clubs' official website? Maybe you think he should put an ad in the Classified Ads in the Financial Times -" League 2 football Club for sale, all interested parties contact GTFC , Blundell Park, Grimsby".

Some posters on here question why he put out this statement. Surely the fact that this " rumour " is rife all over the town and is the subject of this thread is justification enough. Perhaps he should have said nothing and loads of fans would have thought it was a reality only to find out months down the line that it was just a " rumour " perpetuated by a load of people who know absolutely nothing about what is going on.


I'm pleased you've wrote and posted this because it saved me the time in doing so. JF cannot do right for doing wrong. Fans/posters on here have been asking for a statement about these rumours, he's done what is asked and it's still not good enough!!
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“There is no silver bullet for relocation – we haven’t got huge demand for housing, we haven’t got huge demand for retail, and they are the two vehicles that broadly football clubs are raising funds from to be able to relocate.”

Really could have fooled me I thought there was a MASSIVE demand for housing.
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No Sign of Fenty Towers at Peakes Parkway and it won’t happen at Freeman Street!! He’s hanging around for his ‘Football Fortune’.

Absolutely clueless with no vision for the future unless it makes HIM Rich!! Is he really the FAN that he says he is?

Sometimes, if you love something so much, you’ll let it go!!


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