Statement from Meadow Residential re: Dulwich Hamlet Football Club

Discussion in 'Dulwich Hamlet FC' started by Kevin Rye, Nov 6, 2017.

  1. Kevin Rye

    Kevin Rye New Member

  2. Scolly

    Scolly Well-Known Member

    Last edited: Nov 6, 2017
  3. YTC

    YTC Human Man

    Fantastic structured dialogue
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  4. darryl

    darryl this wasn't supposed to happen

    How much are Meadow paying you, Kevin?
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  5. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Given that your self proclaimed role is all about fan engagement why are you making so little effort here?

    If I was to mark your Structured Dialogue and Supporter Communications skills right now, you'd be hitting a round 1/10. You've come over as lazy and disinterested in the fans.
  6. Scolly

    Scolly Well-Known Member

    :thumbs: (note: to responses not the statement)
  7. bkbk

    bkbk Well-Known Member

    Kevin, you could have saved yourself a lot of time and just written:

    Give us what we want or the club will perish.
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  8. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member

    You don't think other property speculators have tried this approach with a Council
    Rarely seen it so blatant, but never seen it succeed

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  9. StephenMac

    StephenMac Well-Known Member

    Meadow must be paying you a small fortune for being the lightning conductor for their avaricious shitgibbonry, Kevin.

    Is it worth it? Can't be good for your reputation.
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  10. iamwithnail

    iamwithnail Well-Known Member

    If only Meadows/other owners had, at some point, shared the books like the supporters trust have been asking for five years. Then we wouldn't have to take it on trust that the finances are unstable.

    Eta: I see Mishi has covered this more fully (and accurately) in his post in the other thread!
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  11. JimW

    JimW 支那暗杀团

    Like the song, And it's low lies fielded by Kevin Rye...
  12. Dan U

    Dan U Boompty


    Dear Southwark,

    Give us our planning or we will push DHFC out of business,


    Property Company
  13. Jimbob73

    Jimbob73 The Wanley Road Massive

    and added "wha wha wha whaaaaa!" at the end
  14. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    He hasn't bothered replying. He must be too busy attending to more pressing Structured Dialogue and Supporter Communications matters elsewhere.
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  15. Jimbob73

    Jimbob73 The Wanley Road Massive

    I'm happy to meet up with Kevin for some 'Structured Dialogue' South London stylie, just name the time and place ;)
  16. darryl

    darryl this wasn't supposed to happen

    He's probably off bidding for work with the Oystons, Roland Duchatelet or Mike Ashley...
  17. EDC

    EDC A Slightly Less Invisible Cyber Fan These Days

    No doubt his valuable contribution will be added to the clubs expenditure as PR.
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  18. not-bono-ever

    not-bono-ever Not what they want but what is good for them

    that is a shocking ransom note.
  19. Cyclodunc

    Cyclodunc Where's the slam tent, mate?

    Which bits of the stadium were unusable previously?
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  20. darryl

    darryl this wasn't supposed to happen

  21. AndyF

    AndyF DHFC Beer Aficionado

    Full disclosure and breakdown of all costs and income please Kevin Rye

    I think (in fact I'm convinced) that there are costs being apportioned that do not directly relate to the running costs of DHFC.
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  22. Pink Panther

    Pink Panther Well-Known Member

    This supposed wage bill of £8k a week leading to an annual loss of £170k sounds very fishy indeed. Only last month it appears to have been £5k a week, and the annual loss was £150k according to the comprehensive article in the Independent:

    If Meadow are paying £8k a week the obvious solution is to cut that to £5k, still very generous for our level, saving around £150k a year. But if the club is breaking even and flourishing nicely in the current ground there's little obvious need for the new one, leaving aside the fact that it does need upgrading in a number of areas at considerable cost due to insufficient maintenance being carried out since it first opened. I simply don't trust anything they tell us. We don't know how the figures stack up because they don't disclose any details - for all we know the club could be perfectly viable as it is, but if that's the case it doesn't suit their vested interests.
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  23. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    I don't think it's right that a structured dialogue and supporter communications person can just invent figures and not back them up.

    That's the kind of shifty practice that only an unstructured dialogue and supporter incommunications person would do.
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  24. Lucy Fur

    Lucy Fur Well-Known Member

    It was a fucking liberty revealing to the world what our wage bill is, whatever the figure. I'm pretty sure Gavin would rather that wasn't in the public domain.
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  25. NPDHFC


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  26. Kevin Rye

    Kevin Rye New Member

  27. iamwithnail

    iamwithnail Well-Known Member

    Care to actually start answering them?
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  28. Pink Panther

    Pink Panther Well-Known Member

    Gavin himself put a figure in the public domain when interviewed by Jack Pitt-Brooke for the Independent. It just wasn't the same figure Meadow are now quoting!
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  29. Christian Burt

    Christian Burt Well-Known Member

  30. AndyF

    AndyF DHFC Beer Aficionado

    Indeed he did. Kevin Rye let me know when you have the breakdown old chap. I'm looking forward to a spot of financial analysis.

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