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Offline STM

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« Reply #50 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 08:14:57 AM »
According to Ryder, their initial valuation and bid is going to be around 300m. A good starting point.

Perhaps, if Mike wants 380m they might meet somewhere in the middle. Let's get this done.  :)
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« Reply #51 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 08:22:13 AM »
Ryders claiming that those claims have been checked & are true, initial bid of £300mil & so on.

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« Reply #52 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 08:26:18 AM »
Hmm, so rumours of developments this morning may have been accurate? If they’re talking numbers then due diligence is over, isn’t it?

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« Reply #53 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 08:29:22 AM »
Ryder’s just quoting the national article
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« Reply #54 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 08:29:36 AM »
Hmm, so rumours of developments this morning may have been accurate? If they’re talking numbers then due diligence is over, isn’t it?

They'd have either had to be doing it for a while longer than the press reported, or Mike must have the books in good shape (Yeah, as if)  :lol:

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« Reply #55 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 08:33:16 AM »
Ryder’s just quoting the national article

He's saying on twitter that they've checked the details & its true. Also says they just wouldn't copy another article :lol:

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« Reply #56 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 08:37:44 AM »
Amanda is going to be rather popular if this goes through.

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« Reply #57 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 08:41:41 AM »
Ryder’s just quoting the national article

He's saying on twitter that they've checked the details & its true. Also says they just wouldn't copy another article :lol:

Of course he has :lol:
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« Reply #58 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 08:42:19 AM »
SSN this morning at a bout 7:30 ran a quick headline that Liverpool were involved in a 1.5 billion take over, more on that after the break.  I waited and they briefly mentioned that apparently they were offered 1.5 bil, showed some footage of Stavely at SJP and then said it was quickly denied by Liverpool themselves.  :lol: :lol:




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« Reply #59 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 08:48:42 AM »
Hmm, so rumours of developments this morning may have been accurate? If they’re talking numbers then due diligence is over, isn’t it?

They'd have either had to be doing it for a while longer than the press reported, or Mike must have the books in good shape (Yeah, as if)  :lol:

If Mike's got anything right, it'll be his books, thankfully.

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« Reply #60 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 08:51:57 AM »
SSN this morning at a bout 7:30 ran a quick headline that Liverpool were involved in a 1.5 billion take over, more on that after the break.  I waited and they briefly mentioned that apparently they were offered 1.5 bil, showed some footage of Stavely at SJP and then said it was quickly denied by Liverpool themselves.  :lol: :lol:


Desperate for us to not get taken over :lol:

Honestly man, how satisfying will it be IF we get took over, IF we show ambition, IF we still have Rafa, IF he gets a lot of backing....These c***s will be falling over themselves, praising us etc.

I would love us to be able to give a massive 'f*** you' to about 90% of the media.

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« Reply #61 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 08:54:18 AM »
SSN this morning at a bout 7:30 ran a quick headline that Liverpool were involved in a 1.5 billion take over, more on that after the break.  I waited and they briefly mentioned that apparently they were offered 1.5 bil, showed some footage of Stavely at SJP and then said it was quickly denied by Liverpool themselves.  :lol: :lol:


Desperate for us to not get taken over :lol:

Honestly man, how satisfying will it be IF we get took over, IF we show ambition, IF we still have Rafa, IF he gets a lot of backing....These c***s will be falling over themselves, praising us etc.

I would love us to be able to give a massive 'f*** you' to about 90% of the media.

It was such a nothing piece. It reminded me how much I hate Sky tv.

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« Reply #62 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 09:07:22 AM »
If a takeover did make us successful I wonder how the media will react. Will all of a sudden our fans be glory hunters? Will our success unlike Chelsea’s and Man City’s be bought? Or will they be kind by being honest and say, ‘You know what, they have always had a loyal following and they are doing no different than Man City and Chelsea are doing’.

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« Reply #63 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 09:21:12 AM »
If a takeover did make us successful I wonder how the media will react. Will all of a sudden our fans be glory hunters? Will our success unlike Chelsea’s and Man City’s be bought? Or will they be kind by being honest and say, ‘You know what, they have always had a loyal following and they are doing no different than Man City and Chelsea are doing’.

Probably a bit of everything and some old lines trotted out like "they love getting beat 4-3".  :lol:

I think we'll get a lot of stick tbh, if it comes off.

Offline andyman

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« Reply #64 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 09:22:27 AM »
We'll get a lot of stick, but don't we already? I couldn't care less, to be honest.

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« Reply #65 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 09:23:48 AM »
The whole thing doesn't bear thinking about man. Couldn't care less about Man city levels of money but to have an ownership that behaves in a similar vein to Rafa, treats everyone properly, invests in coaching and the academy and generally just operates in the best interests of the club would be an absolute dream.
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« Reply #66 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 09:29:33 AM »
Deluded geordie glory hunters, only turning up at games now to see a 4-3 defeat and boo southerners as they lift the trophy.

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« Reply #67 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 09:30:01 AM »
Deluded geordie glory hunters, only turning up at games now to see a 4-3 defeat and boo southerners as they lift the trophy.

 :lol:

yep.

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Re: Mike Ashley - NUFC still up for sale
« Reply #68 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 09:32:54 AM »
I don't think we are contenders immediately even if the take over is completed. Amanda could be a better owner than the fat c*** but to expect she did an Abramovich to us is unrealistic.  However a huge step forward is reasonably expected.

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« Reply #69 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 09:38:50 AM »
i'd would honestly be happy with the club being ran as a football club again, all the lies and Ashley's expectation crushing plan to reduce the club to a bottom of the prem league outfit gone. Him winding everyone up, messing club legends about, messing the fans about...the list is endless.




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« Reply #70 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 09:51:37 AM »
Me and my terrible cock are erect following these developments.
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« Reply #71 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 09:53:39 AM »
:lol:
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« Reply #72 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 09:54:32 AM »
Will they not have an initial rough price agreed before they start due diligence? Then they'd try and knock it down based on the things they've seen in the books?

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« Reply #73 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 09:58:10 AM »
Will they not have an initial rough price agreed before they start due diligence? Then they'd try and knock it down based on the things they've seen in the books?

I would think so.

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« Reply #74 on: Friday 27 October 2017, 09:58:25 AM »
Nope if we had oil money, we would be and would always have been a “massive club” just like Chelsea or City.

For what it’s worth, City are a bigger club than Chelsea, who should be about as big as Everton. Probably comparable with us in size, City I mean.

Arsenal and Spurs are a bit ahead, I hate admitting that about Spurs but it’s a reality.

Liverpool are a distant second to Manchester Utd, who are probably bigger in size to Barca and Real.

With solid investment we could be a top 4 team. Arsenal will have a spell in the wilderness after Wenger finally goes. And Spurs won’t be able to keep hold of Pinocchio who is an excellent manager.

Chelsea always seem to be on the brink of firing someone and they seem to be running out of options in terms of top class managers now too.

That gives someone the opportunity to take advantage.. why not us if we’re finally being backed?
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