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Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Villa Park.....SOLD
« Reply #60 on: June 30, 2019, 09:25:57 PM »
They sort of did.  The question was asked, and the response was "no plans to sell it to a third party".  Obviously a more precise answer would have been "we're just signing off on selling it to a related party".

I assumed they were on about the demolition not selling VP.

Offline Behind Bluenose Lines

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Re: Villa Park.....SOLD
« Reply #61 on: July 01, 2019, 11:48:07 PM »
Just heard on Talksport that the Times is doing a report on the Premier League investigating this sale to make sure it complies with their FFP rules despite the EFL signing this off.

Offline andyh

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Re: Villa Park.....SOLD
« Reply #62 on: July 02, 2019, 05:27:40 AM »
It just won’t fucking go away, will it?

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Re: Villa Park.....SOLD
« Reply #63 on: July 02, 2019, 06:53:26 AM »
It just won’t fucking go away, will it?
It seems that way. We’re just a big club trying to reestablish ourselves. What’s the problem EPL,EFL?

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Re: Villa Park.....SOLD
« Reply #64 on: July 02, 2019, 07:29:52 AM »
The fair value will have taken two minutes to sort. Phone a couple of Chartered Surveyors, get them round, job done.

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Re: Villa Park.....SOLD
« Reply #65 on: July 02, 2019, 07:31:43 AM »
The Times piece is a bit sensationalist. The PL have been provided with our accounts and will be required to sign them off as compliant.

As a part of that, they will check if the related transfer of VP was at market value. We insist it was and we're compliant.


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Re: Villa Park.....SOLD
« Reply #66 on: July 02, 2019, 08:25:45 AM »
The Times piece is a bit sensationalist. The PL have been provided with our accounts and will be required to sign them off as compliant.

As a part of that, they will check if the related transfer of VP was at market value. We insist it was and we're compliant.



Yep pretty rubbish and speculative article for The Times, more like a Sun piece, very poor by their standards

Offline cheltenhamlion

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Re: Villa Park.....SOLD
« Reply #67 on: July 02, 2019, 08:35:28 AM »
They sort of did.  The question was asked, and the response was "no plans to sell it to a third party".  Obviously a more precise answer would have been "we're just signing off on selling it to a related party".

I assumed they were on about the demolition not selling VP.

Yep.

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Re: Villa Park.....SOLD
« Reply #68 on: July 02, 2019, 11:09:38 AM »
The Times piece is a bit sensationalist. The PL have been provided with our accounts and will be required to sign them off as compliant.

As a part of that, they will check if the related transfer of VP was at market value. We insist it was and we're compliant.



Exactly.  The ground will have been in at Fair Value in the audited accounts since forever anyway, with periodic revaluations, so as long as it's not hugely different from that, there will be no problem at all.  Absolute load of bollocks.

Offline AsTallAsLions

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Re: Villa Park.....SOLD
« Reply #69 on: July 02, 2019, 12:36:27 PM »
It just won’t fucking go away, will it?
It seems that way. We’re just a big club trying to reestablish ourselves. What’s the problem EPL,EFL?

The problem is jealous twats like Steve Gibson who are all too aware that they are cash poor compared to other club owners so they are banging on about overspending and how good they are at being compliant in an effort to hide the fact that they can't compete in the transfer market. Effectively small man syndrome, but he obviously won't give up, and so long as people listen to him (the press, the league, whoever), the issue won't go away.

We're a perfect test case for him because we beat them in the Playoffs last year and went up this year in spite of financial hardship at the start of the season. He must have thought he'd won!

Offline Jon Crofts

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Re: Villa Park.....SOLD
« Reply #70 on: July 02, 2019, 12:48:27 PM »
A perfect example of how the EPL & EFL allow supposedly fit and proper persons to buy and run football clubs, run them almost into the ground like our previous chancer did and when someone comes along and restructures with real resources and funding behind them, certain Chairmen, the EPL & EFL call foul & that's not fair.

I'd say they both (EPL & EFL) need to get their acts in order before pots start calling kettles black.

Offline Hookeysmith

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Re: Villa Park.....SOLD
« Reply #71 on: July 02, 2019, 01:06:48 PM »
A perfect example of how the EPL & EFL allow supposedly fit and proper persons to buy and run football clubs, run them almost into the ground like our previous chancer did and when someone comes along and restructures with real resources and funding behind them, certain Chairmen, the EPL & EFL call foul & that's not fair.

I'd say they both (EPL & EFL) need to get their acts in order before pots start calling kettles black.

Add to that the fact that by passing any fit and proper test they allowed:

Shinawatra - Corrupt to hell and now living in exile to own Man City
Man United - to operate whilst in debt to an estimated Billion $'s to the Galziers
Arsenal to have "Visit Rwanda" as a sponsor - they were a country were Genocide was taking place not so long ago
That bat shit crazy Tan to take over at Cardiff
A certain hairdresser who now site in a Hong Kong jail for money laundering whilst alleged involvement with Triad gangs.

And they are concerned about us - FFS

Offline Ger Regan

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Re: Villa Park.....SOLD
« Reply #72 on: July 02, 2019, 01:37:52 PM »
The Rwandan genocide was 25 years ago and is totally different to many of the other examples you've cited.

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Re: Villa Park.....SOLD
« Reply #73 on: July 02, 2019, 03:26:02 PM »
It just won’t fucking go away, will it?
It seems that way. We’re just a big club trying to reestablish ourselves. What’s the problem EPL,EFL?

The problem is jealous twats like Steve Gibson who are all too aware that they are cash poor compared to other club owners so they are banging on about overspending and how good they are at being compliant in an effort to hide the fact that they can't compete in the transfer market. Effectively small man syndrome, but he obviously won't give up, and so long as people listen to him (the press, the league, whoever), the issue won't go away.

We're a perfect test case for him because we beat them in the Playoffs last year and went up this year in spite of financial hardship at the start of the season. He must have thought he'd won!

I’m sorry but any man criticising others for the money they're spend then employing Tiny Penis to manage his football team deserves everything he gets.

Offline Dazvillain

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Re: Villa Park.....SOLD
« Reply #74 on: July 20, 2019, 11:40:52 PM »
Pictures on twitter today from a guy showing and commenting that North stand having exterior makeover , new grey cladding and some claret effect outline.
I know all the shop and ticket office and academy are getting demolished but don’t understand why they are being flattened for car parking temporarily . Why not re building straight away ?
Seems strange throwing money at north stand too .