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Re: Football Finance
Reply #75 - 19th Nov, 2017 at 5:12pm
 
It appears that there is more to this story than has been reported.....the local councils involvement, re the relaying of the 4g pitch....is subject to to some speculation.

Merthyrs elected CEO, a paid post, recently resigned. His wage, paid by the club is now available to be transferred into the general fund. Where they go from here is unsure.

A report of yesterday's 13-1 defeat at Chesham and more background information.....https://rovingsheepblog.wordpress.com/2017/11/19/solidarity/

On a related note one of our own players who left the club in pre season departed after being offered 100 a month to re-sign. He was allegedly told that no travelling expenses would be forthcoming either.

As Blueblood has remarked, in the current financial climate, it is not an easy task to balance the books.

Outside of a few clubs, Billericay and Salford notably, who enjoy benefactors investment, most clubs at our level run at a loss.

Could it be that we as a club need to review our current Semi-pro status.

If as has been shown, not recently though I might add, that we have been spending more than 80% of income on wages; then even staying at this level could be a stretch let alone contemplating a possible promotion. 🤔
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At best a pessimist is invariably proved correct, at worst he is pleasantly surprised...........😉
 
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