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Author Topic: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?  (Read 87945 times)

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #1455 on: March 26, 2020, 06:39:30 PM »
The sensible decision making of those who run the leagues is inversely proportionate to the money those leagues generate.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #1456 on: March 26, 2020, 06:42:13 PM »
The sensible decision making of those who run the leagues is inversely proportionate to the money those leagues generate.

Non-league supporters are calling the FA all the gutless, shambling idiots under the sun for doing the sensible thing.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #1457 on: March 26, 2020, 06:42:33 PM »
Newcastle manager Steve Bruce has called for a ‘Festival of Football’ with games every day to help get the season completed when it is safe to play again following the coronavirus pandemic.

We have to try and get this season finished, whatever that takes, everybody wants that – but we must also remember that the health and safety of players and staff is far more important than football,” Bruce said in an interview with The Telegraph.

“We should not return to training until it is absolutely safe to do so.

“We can have a ‘Festival of Football’ month, games every day, teams playing two or three games a week.

“It is not ideal, but if we can play 10 to 15 games in December and the start of January, we can do it to get this season finished.

“It probably means the start of next season will be delayed, we will probably have to scrap one of the cup competitions and do without a winter break, but it can be done.

“Whatever, however, we will find a way.”



The same Steve Bruce who moaned about the safety of the players during the xmas period due to too many games close together ...

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #1458 on: March 26, 2020, 06:50:26 PM »
Yep, Spuddy had a very different view back in Jan. Playing that many games (4 in 11 days) was "ludicrous".

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1351157385058959

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #1459 on: March 26, 2020, 07:17:48 PM »
The sensible decision making of those who run the leagues is inversely proportionate to the money those leagues generate.

The perception of whether a decision is sensible is inversley proportionate to how likely it is to fuck over the team you support.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #1460 on: March 26, 2020, 07:32:25 PM »
Yep, Spuddy had a very different view back in Jan. Playing that many games (4 in 11 days) was "ludicrous".

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1351157385058959
What a wanker he is.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #1461 on: March 26, 2020, 07:34:17 PM »
Hypocritical potato head.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #1462 on: March 26, 2020, 07:54:06 PM »
Alex Butler as well https://twitter.com/han_baggie/status/1242405439700074496

Recognise his face from shots of him coming in with the team on matchdays. Can also remember him being in the away end at the sty and celebrating Jack's goal.

What's his role in the club again. Worrying that he hasn't just got a mild form of this.
He is the Club Masseur, direct contact with the players I think

From fb re big al.

Hi everyone I have a message from Alex Butler mom.
 "Al is doing fantastically well and we believe he is now over the worst"
He is however bored as theres no TVs on AMU 😂 ..... HE MUST BE BETTER ...... so glad your nearly over it mate!! Keep going ......we were all praying for you!!

Brilliant news.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #1463 on: March 26, 2020, 08:28:14 PM »
The sensible decision making of those who run the leagues is inversely proportionate to the money those leagues generate.

The perception of whether a decision is sensible is inversley proportionate to how likely it is to fuck over the team you support.

Decision making that safeguards the existence of many clubs is certainly going to be proportionate to money generated/lost.

The same decision is not automatically proportionate to how likely it fucks over Villa.

Personally, I'll clutch at any straw that sees this season voided.  However, the most sensible decision has to be the one that ensures survival of many clubs and sustainability of others.

Nobody thinks the integrity of a league (by way of completing a season) is more important than the overall stability and possible existence of that league.  It doesn't mean that clubs are greedy (although we all know that they are).  It means they have to make the best decision for the well being of the league.  We're already reading about clubs asking players to take a temporary 50% wage reduction.  How will those clubs survive if next season is sacrificed for the saving grace of this season being completed?

Whether you like it or not, whichever way you dress this up, the decision is going to be based around money and which option ensures the most money goes to the clubs involved.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #1464 on: March 26, 2020, 09:01:16 PM »
Hypocritical potato head.

Exactly this !

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #1465 on: March 26, 2020, 09:15:43 PM »
Yep, Spuddy had a very different view back in Jan. Playing that many games (4 in 11 days) was "ludicrous".

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1351157385058959
What a wanker he is.

Maybe he came to his senses. A wanker's epiphany.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #1466 on: March 27, 2020, 06:44:56 AM »
If you listen closely, you can hear the first calls of “It Ay Fair” coming from Sandwell.

They're probably making banners in Merseyside to lament the season being declared null and void as we speak.  ;D

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #1467 on: March 27, 2020, 08:18:06 AM »
The sensible decision making of those who run the leagues is inversely proportionate to the money those leagues generate.

The perception of whether a decision is sensible is inversley proportionate to how likely it is to fuck over the team you support.

Decision making that safeguards the existence of many clubs is certainly going to be proportionate to money generated/lost.

The same decision is not automatically proportionate to how likely it fucks over Villa.

Personally, I'll clutch at any straw that sees this season voided.  However, the most sensible decision has to be the one that ensures survival of many clubs and sustainability of others.

Nobody thinks the integrity of a league (by way of completing a season) is more important than the overall stability and possible existence of that league.  It doesn't mean that clubs are greedy (although we all know that they are).  It means they have to make the best decision for the well being of the league.  We're already reading about clubs asking players to take a temporary 50% wage reduction.  How will those clubs survive if next season is sacrificed for the saving grace of this season being completed?

Whether you like it or not, whichever way you dress this up, the decision is going to be based around money and which option ensures the most money goes to the clubs involved.
As you know I disagree.  I want them to void the season for obvious reasons but I don't necessarily agree it is the most sensible decision.  Nor do I think finishing the season later in the year would necessarily be the most financially lucrative for the clubs.  It would certainly be the fairest solution, albeit with flaws.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #1468 on: March 27, 2020, 08:46:05 AM »
Covid time perception check: remember two weeks ago now when our game was still on?
Ahh, the past. Good times, good times.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #1469 on: March 27, 2020, 10:52:24 AM »
If you listen closely, you can hear the first calls of “It Ay Fair” coming from Sandwell.

They're probably making banners in Merseyside to lament the season being declared null and void as we speak.  ;D

Wreaths and Teddy Bears to adorn the Shankly Gates.