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Author Topic: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving  (Read 3929350 times)

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #25710 on: March 04, 2021, 10:39:28 AM »
The 'skint pricks' from Bordesley Green will be even more skint now that Coventry have negotiated a ten year deal to return to the Ricoh Arena.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #25711 on: March 04, 2021, 06:06:24 PM »
The 'skint pricks' from Bordesley Green will be even more skint now that Coventry have negotiated a ten year deal to return to the Ricoh Arena.

Yeah, I saw that earlier. They’ve got the Two stand hovel to themselves again now.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #25712 on: March 04, 2021, 08:12:29 PM »
Would'nt it be so funny if Small Heath had to share the Ricoh after it is discovered that the Sty is in a worse condition than they let on and is closed down  for  safety reasons

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #25713 on: March 05, 2021, 11:18:50 AM »
Would'nt it be so funny if Small Heath had to share the Ricoh after it is discovered that the Sty is in a worse condition than they let on and is closed down  for  safety reasons

I think Small Heath have already admitted that one or two stands need major repair and closing them is quite likely.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #25714 on: March 05, 2021, 11:47:00 AM »
Would'nt it be so funny if Small Heath had to share the Ricoh after it is discovered that the Sty is in a worse condition than they let on and is closed down  for  safety reasons

I think Small Heath have already admitted that one or two stands need major repair and closing them is quite likely.

Imagine the state they'd be in if they'd actually been anywhere near capacity for any length of time during their lifespan.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #25715 on: March 05, 2021, 11:58:26 AM »
Whats actually happening to these stands?
Repair or closure? Has there been anything official from the owners?

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #25716 on: March 05, 2021, 12:15:15 PM »
Would'nt it be so funny if Small Heath had to share the Ricoh after it is discovered that the Sty is in a worse condition than they let on and is closed down  for  safety reasons

Even funnier if Cov said ‘No’ and they had to go to somewhere like Northampton or Solihull Moors 😂

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #25717 on: March 05, 2021, 12:35:50 PM »
It wouldn't be Cov saying "no", Wasps own the ground. Can't see having three teams at the same ground being practical.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #25718 on: March 05, 2021, 04:37:28 PM »
Whats actually happening to these stands?
Repair or closure? Has there been anything official from the owners?

They both need repairs - cost £1m.  Closure until repaired.  Not likely to be opened in time for the start of next season.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #25719 on: March 05, 2021, 04:54:48 PM »
Whats actually happening to these stands?
Repair or closure? Has there been anything official from the owners?

They both need repairs - cost £1m.  Closure until repaired.  Not likely to be opened in time for the start of next season.

In think they said the cost was a minimum of £1mill as they actually haven't seen the state beneath the concrete foundations and are only going in the visible issues at the moment. When they actually pay to get the work started, then they will know the true cost.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #25720 on: March 05, 2021, 05:24:22 PM »
Whats actually happening to these stands?
Repair or closure? Has there been anything official from the owners?

I wouldn't hold my breath regarding any major repairs and I wouldn't hold my breath regarding hearing anything official from the owners. To paraphrase Winston Churchill Small Heath are a turd wrapped up in a riddle wrapped up in a conundrum.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #25721 on: March 05, 2021, 05:49:08 PM »
Whats actually happening to these stands?
Repair or closure? Has there been anything official from the owners?

They both need repairs - cost £1m.  Closure until repaired.  Not likely to be opened in time for the start of next season.

In think they said the cost was a minimum of £1mill as they actually haven't seen the state beneath the concrete foundations and are only going in the visible issues at the moment. When they actually pay to get the work started, then they will know the true cost.

Oh dear..
They barely need 2 stands anyway and with Coventry moving out its not looking too good is it?

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #25722 on: March 05, 2021, 06:05:59 PM »
Whats actually happening to these stands?
Repair or closure? Has there been anything official from the owners?

They both need repairs - cost £1m.  Closure until repaired.  Not likely to be opened in time for the start of next season.

In think they said the cost was a minimum of £1mill as they actually haven't seen the state beneath the concrete foundations and are only going in the visible issues at the moment. When they actually pay to get the work started, then they will know the true cost.

Oh dear..
They barely need 2 stands anyway and with Coventry moving out its not looking too good is it?

It never has.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #25723 on: March 05, 2021, 06:07:26 PM »
It wouldn't be Cov saying "no", Wasps own the ground. Can't see having three teams at the same ground being practical.

Blimey, I forgot about Wasps.

Solihull Moors it is then 😂

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #25724 on: March 05, 2021, 06:12:41 PM »
Can you imagine if they were to ask us? Or even better if we were to offer.....

 


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