LiveMATCHDAY LIVE: Huddersfield Town v Blackburn Rovers

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  • WELCOME to the John Smith's Stadium for this afternoon's Championship clash between Huddersfield Town and Blackburn Rovers. Don't miss a kick of the action with our matchday live blog.

5:00pm

FULL-TIME Huddersfield 2 Rovers 4. Match report to follow.

4:55pm

Four minutes of injury-time.

4:48pm

Adam Clayton makes a horrible error on the edge of the box and Jordan Rhodes punishes him in unerring fashion to make it three on the day and 20 for the season.

4:46pm

GOAL 4-2 Rovers. Jordan Rhodes. Hat-trick. 81 mins.

4:46pm

BOOKED Matt Kilgallon becomes first player to be cautioned. 76 mins. 2-3.

4:39pm

SUB for Rovers. Chris Taylor on for David Dunn. 74 mins. 2-3.

4:37pm

Nahki Wells spun in the box and fired fine finish past Paul Robinson to reduce the deficit back to one.

4:36pm

GOAL 2-3 Huddersfield. Nahki Wells. 71 mins.

4:33pm

SUBS for Huddersfield. Fit-again top scorer James Vaughan and Sean Scannell on. Danny Ward and Oliver Norwood off. 68 mins.

4:32pm

Craig Conway collects a Michael Keane pass, runs at the Terriers' defence and from 25 yards lets fly with a well-struck 25-yard shot which Alex Smithies can only parry in off the post. Keeper should've done better.

4:30pm

GOAL 3-1 Rovers. Craig Conway. 65 mins.

4:26pm

Great cross from Adam Hammill and Michael Keane's back-header superbly kept out by Paul Robinson. 60 mins. 1-2.

4:22pm

It came against the run of play but who cares? Stand-in skipper Jordan Rhodes met a stood-up Craig Conway cross and headed in off the post to take his tally for the term up to 19.

4:20pm

GOAL 2-1 Rovers. Jordan Rhodes. 55 mins.

4:18pm

Another opportunity passed up by Huddersfield, Nahki Wells scooping well over the bar from a difficult angle which Paul Robinson came out to close down. 52 mins. 1-1.

4:16pm

Poor miss from Danny Ward, blazing over from 12 yards after Paul Robinson had palmed a stinging Nahki Wells shot into his path. Rovers yet to get going since the restart. 51 mins. 1-1.

4:13pm

Michael Keane's attempted clearance from Adam Hammill's flies into the arms of Paul Robinson. Either side and it would have been some OG. 48 mins. 1-1.

4:12pm

Second half is under way and the hosts have started brightly.

3:55pm

HALF-TIME Huddersfield 1 Rovers 1.

3:55pm

Good move from Huddersfield in the ninth and final minute of added time ends with Matt Kilgallon making a crucial block from Danny Ward's goal-bound shot.

3:49pm

Jordan Rhodes' flick-on plays Luke Varney in, his shot from an acute angle forces a save from Alex Smithies and earns Rovers a corner which is cleared. 45 mins. 1-1.

3:47pm

Kane, thankfully, is back on. Nine added minutes.

3:46pm

Surely not another one? Substitute Todd Kane down in a lot of pain. Rovers have already used two of their three subs.

3:46pm

Surely not another one? Substitute Todd Kane down in a lot of pain. Rovers have already used two of their three subs.

3:44pm

Craig Conway corner met by Michael Keane, whose header is deflected just wide. From the following Conway corner, delivered deep to the back post, Tommy Spurr's downward header hacked away at the near posr. 42 mins. 1-1.

3:39pm

Nakhi Wells drags a decent opening wide for the Terriers after a good through ball from Jonathan Hogg. 39 mins. 1-1.

3:39pm

Rovers have changed formation with Lee Williamson and Corry Evans in the centre of midfield, Luke Varney to the left, Craig Conway to the right, and David Dunn behind Jordan Rhodes. 38 mins. 1-1.

3:35pm

SUB for Rovers as Luke Varney replaces Rudy Gestede, who after several minutes down on the ground, is stretchered off. 34 mins. 1-1.

3:32pm

Worrying moment for Rovers striker Rudy Gestede, been down for a couple of minutes and looks like he needs a stretcher.

3:27pm

SUB Jason Lowe comes off injured for Rovers, Todd Kane is on.

3:27pm

Adam Hammill cuts in from the left on to his right foot and his curling cross-shot beats Paul Robinson all ends up.

3:25pm

GOAL 1-1 Huddersfield. Adam Hammill. 25 mins.

3:24pm

Huddersfield captain Peter Clarke misses a big chance to equaliser, his free header from an Adam Hammill corner going well wide. The hosts have changed formation in a bid to wrestle some control. 23 mins. 0-1.

3:20pm

Craig Conway corner is punched clear by Alex Smithies from under his own bar. Tommy Spurr heads the ball back and Smithies claims. 19 mins. 0-1.

3:20pm

Nahki Wells beats Paul Robinson to the ball and pulls it back for Oliver Norwood whose shot is well blocked by Michael Keane. 17 mins. 0-1.

3:11pm

Jordan Rhodes stings the hands of Alex Smithies, who gathers at the second attempt, after Rudy Gestede just failed to make contact with a Craig Conway cross. Native getting restless. 11 mins. 0-1.

3:09pm

The goal came about from a Murray Wallace mistake, which Jordan Rhodes capitalised one by making space in the box befre firing a clinical finish past his former team-mate Alex Smithies. It was Rhodes' 18th goal of the season.

3:05pm

GOAL 1-0 Rovers. Jordan Rhodes. 4 mins.

3:03pm

Jason Lowe, as expected, starts at right-back for Rovers. Looks like David Dunn is at the tip and Corry Evans at the base of a midfield diamond.

3:01pm

We are under way.

2:58pm

The teams are out.

2:54pm

The teams in full are...

Huddersfield: Smithies, Wallace, Clarke, Smith, Dixon, Norwood, Clayton, Hogg, Hammill, Ward, Wells. Subs: Bennett, Woods, Scannell, Vaughan, Gobern, Southern, Bunn.

Rovers: Robinson, Lowe, Keane, Kilgallon, Spurr, Dunn, Evans, Williamson, Conway, Gestede, Rhodes. Subs: Eastwood, Kane, Olsson, Varney, Taylor, Feeney, Dabo.

2:54pm

Huddersfield, who would move above out-of-form Rovers with victory, also make three changes as Adam Hammill, Tommy Smith and Oliver Norwood replace Calum Woods, Sean Scannell and Keith Southern.

Terriers’ top scorer James Vaughan, after missing the last five matches with a calf injury, is fit enough to take his place on the bench.

2:53pm

Rovers have made three changes to their team.

Captain Grant Hanley is not risked after coming off with a tight hamstring in Wednesday’s desperately disappointing 1-0 home loss to Bournemouth and is replaced by the fit-again Matt Kilgallon.

Kilgallon will partner Michael Keane in the heart of a Rovers defence which seems set to feature Jason Lowe at right-back after Todd Kane was dropped to the bench and replaced by midfielder Lee Williamson.

David Dunn is also recalled in place of Luke Varney.

In the absence of Hanley Rovers will be captained by Jordan Rhodes, who scored 87 goals in 148 appearances for Huddersfield before his club record £8m move to Ewood Park in August 2012.

2:52pm

Welcome to the John Smith's Stadium. A reminder of the team coming up before we get under way.

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2:56pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Ralph Jones says...

Tell John Smith it was Bournemouth we were humiliated by on Wednesday
Tell John Smith it was Bournemouth we were humiliated by on Wednesday Ralph Jones
  • Score: -3

5:00pm Sat 15 Mar 14

A Darener says...

Too little too late!
Too little too late! A Darener
  • Score: -1

5:03pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Lancs - pensioner says...

A Darener wrote:
Too little too late!
Never to late, yeh they may not make it but it's never to late.
[quote][p][bold]A Darener[/bold] wrote: Too little too late![/p][/quote]Never to late, yeh they may not make it but it's never to late. Lancs - pensioner
  • Score: 6

5:06pm Sat 15 Mar 14

A Darener says...

Lancs - pensioner wrote:
A Darener wrote:
Too little too late!
Never to late, yeh they may not make it but it's never to late.
I admire your optimism. But I am a realist.
[quote][p][bold]Lancs - pensioner[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]A Darener[/bold] wrote: Too little too late![/p][/quote]Never to late, yeh they may not make it but it's never to late.[/p][/quote]I admire your optimism. But I am a realist. A Darener
  • Score: -6

5:09pm Sat 15 Mar 14

guiderover says...

Will the real Blackburn Rovers please stand up!Where did that come from?Im going for a lie down.Hope your ok Rudy!
Will the real Blackburn Rovers please stand up!Where did that come from?Im going for a lie down.Hope your ok Rudy! guiderover
  • Score: 7

5:11pm Sat 15 Mar 14

roverstid says...

6 pts and 12 games is hardly too little too late. Good result ground out a victory to end a three match losing streak and an away win too.

well done lads.
6 pts and 12 games is hardly too little too late. Good result ground out a victory to end a three match losing streak and an away win too. well done lads. roverstid
  • Score: 7

5:11pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Is Eckersley playing? says...

This is NOT a good result. It papers over the cracks. Occasional results like this gets them all out of gaol. It does nothing for the future.
This is NOT a good result. It papers over the cracks. Occasional results like this gets them all out of gaol. It does nothing for the future. Is Eckersley playing?
  • Score: -5

5:11pm Sat 15 Mar 14

j bee says...

oh are they going up now
oh are they going up now j bee
  • Score: -6

5:21pm Sat 15 Mar 14

RoversSwiss says...

Of course it's too late to make the play-offs, Wigan are far too good for any other team in the play-offs anyway. It's about preparing for next season and 4-2 wins away from home are good preparation.

I'm still willing to give GB more of a chance, he's still new to the job of management and there's lot of room for improvement in both manager and team. Looks like he played 4-3-3 today which could be the way forward when he has a full squad of fit players.

There's been a lot of criticism about his signings, I think the likes of Evans, Cairney and Marshall have been good signings, but the last 2 a Leeds reserve and a Millwall reserve don't exactly scream Premiership he we come. Even worse that he played them in one of the season's most important matches.

Obviously we have to keep going, but players should now be playing for their place in a stronger squad next year. At last we have bit of stability, I can't see where this wonderful other manager will come from and is it worth yet another new risky start?
Of course it's too late to make the play-offs, Wigan are far too good for any other team in the play-offs anyway. It's about preparing for next season and 4-2 wins away from home are good preparation. I'm still willing to give GB more of a chance, he's still new to the job of management and there's lot of room for improvement in both manager and team. Looks like he played 4-3-3 today which could be the way forward when he has a full squad of fit players. There's been a lot of criticism about his signings, I think the likes of Evans, Cairney and Marshall have been good signings, but the last 2 a Leeds reserve and a Millwall reserve don't exactly scream Premiership he we come. Even worse that he played them in one of the season's most important matches. Obviously we have to keep going, but players should now be playing for their place in a stronger squad next year. At last we have bit of stability, I can't see where this wonderful other manager will come from and is it worth yet another new risky start? RoversSwiss
  • Score: 2

5:23pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Burnley59/60 says...

Lancs - pensioner wrote:
A Darener wrote:
Too little too late!
Never to late, yeh they may not make it but it's never to late.
Oh yes they will and they will win The playoffs then we can have the derby where it belongs in the top flight ,I have said all along we would go up Champions yes we will catch the fall over Fox's and take The Lady to Turfmoor as we did when I was young on May the 12th 1960 at Main Road Manchester,Im a real fan and I love The Banter But I Detest Venkys as Much as all True Lancastrians do good Luck for The Rest of The Season To GB and The Blues UTC Long Live Turfmoor And Ewood REAL FOOTBALL CLUBS Unlike Wigan ETC
[quote][p][bold]Lancs - pensioner[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]A Darener[/bold] wrote: Too little too late![/p][/quote]Never to late, yeh they may not make it but it's never to late.[/p][/quote]Oh yes they will and they will win The playoffs then we can have the derby where it belongs in the top flight ,I have said all along we would go up Champions yes we will catch the fall over Fox's and take The Lady to Turfmoor as we did when I was young on May the 12th 1960 at Main Road Manchester,Im a real fan and I love The Banter But I Detest Venkys as Much as all True Lancastrians do good Luck for The Rest of The Season To GB and The Blues UTC Long Live Turfmoor And Ewood REAL FOOTBALL CLUBS Unlike Wigan ETC Burnley59/60
  • Score: 11

5:26pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Burnley59/60 says...

A Darener wrote:
Too little too late!
Rubbish you will do i have said it all along Clarets Champions Blues Win The Playoffs Good Luck GB and The Blues For The Rest Of The Season From A True Claret And Real Lancastrian
[quote][p][bold]A Darener[/bold] wrote: Too little too late![/p][/quote]Rubbish you will do i have said it all along Clarets Champions Blues Win The Playoffs Good Luck GB and The Blues For The Rest Of The Season From A True Claret And Real Lancastrian Burnley59/60
  • Score: 10

5:26pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Lancs - pensioner says...

A Darener wrote:
Lancs - pensioner wrote:
A Darener wrote:
Too little too late!
Never to late, yeh they may not make it but it's never to late.
I admire your optimism. But I am a realist.
Your more than likely correct but hey let's keep hoping, we have nowt to lose now.
[quote][p][bold]A Darener[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Lancs - pensioner[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]A Darener[/bold] wrote: Too little too late![/p][/quote]Never to late, yeh they may not make it but it's never to late.[/p][/quote]I admire your optimism. But I am a realist.[/p][/quote]Your more than likely correct but hey let's keep hoping, we have nowt to lose now. Lancs - pensioner
  • Score: 4

5:29pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Burnley59/60 says...

RoversSwiss wrote:
Of course it's too late to make the play-offs, Wigan are far too good for any other team in the play-offs anyway. It's about preparing for next season and 4-2 wins away from home are good preparation.

I'm still willing to give GB more of a chance, he's still new to the job of management and there's lot of room for improvement in both manager and team. Looks like he played 4-3-3 today which could be the way forward when he has a full squad of fit players.

There's been a lot of criticism about his signings, I think the likes of Evans, Cairney and Marshall have been good signings, but the last 2 a Leeds reserve and a Millwall reserve don't exactly scream Premiership he we come. Even worse that he played them in one of the season's most important matches.

Obviously we have to keep going, but players should now be playing for their place in a stronger squad next year. At last we have bit of stability, I can't see where this wonderful other manager will come from and is it worth yet another new risky start?
A Lancastrian your not watch Wigan are Upstarts learn some facts about English football Goodluck to GB and The Blues as I have said already UTC
[quote][p][bold]RoversSwiss[/bold] wrote: Of course it's too late to make the play-offs, Wigan are far too good for any other team in the play-offs anyway. It's about preparing for next season and 4-2 wins away from home are good preparation. I'm still willing to give GB more of a chance, he's still new to the job of management and there's lot of room for improvement in both manager and team. Looks like he played 4-3-3 today which could be the way forward when he has a full squad of fit players. There's been a lot of criticism about his signings, I think the likes of Evans, Cairney and Marshall have been good signings, but the last 2 a Leeds reserve and a Millwall reserve don't exactly scream Premiership he we come. Even worse that he played them in one of the season's most important matches. Obviously we have to keep going, but players should now be playing for their place in a stronger squad next year. At last we have bit of stability, I can't see where this wonderful other manager will come from and is it worth yet another new risky start?[/p][/quote]A Lancastrian your not watch Wigan are Upstarts learn some facts about English football Goodluck to GB and The Blues as I have said already UTC Burnley59/60
  • Score: 6

5:41pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Angry From Accrington says...

Is Eckersley playing? wrote:
This is NOT a good result. It papers over the cracks. Occasional results like this gets them all out of gaol. It does nothing for the future.
So by your logic, our future is best served by us losing every game?Presumably you believe that this will force the Venky regime out and leave the club in administration or liquidation.
Could you please explain how this benefits the club, the supporters and the town? No attempt at wit, no sarcasm, just an explanation please.
[quote][p][bold]Is Eckersley playing?[/bold] wrote: This is NOT a good result. It papers over the cracks. Occasional results like this gets them all out of gaol. It does nothing for the future.[/p][/quote]So by your logic, our future is best served by us losing every game?Presumably you believe that this will force the Venky regime out and leave the club in administration or liquidation. Could you please explain how this benefits the club, the supporters and the town? No attempt at wit, no sarcasm, just an explanation please. Angry From Accrington
  • Score: 3

5:43pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Angry From Accrington says...

Is Eckersley playing? wrote:
This is NOT a good result. It papers over the cracks. Occasional results like this gets them all out of gaol. It does nothing for the future.
So by your logic, our future is best served by us losing every game?Presumably you believe that this will force the Venky regime out and leave the club in administration or liquidation.
Could you please explain how this benefits the club, the supporters and the town? No attempt at wit, no sarcasm, just an explanation please.
[quote][p][bold]Is Eckersley playing?[/bold] wrote: This is NOT a good result. It papers over the cracks. Occasional results like this gets them all out of gaol. It does nothing for the future.[/p][/quote]So by your logic, our future is best served by us losing every game?Presumably you believe that this will force the Venky regime out and leave the club in administration or liquidation. Could you please explain how this benefits the club, the supporters and the town? No attempt at wit, no sarcasm, just an explanation please. Angry From Accrington
  • Score: 3

5:56pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Is Eckersley playing? says...

I make a simple point that appears to go over your head. Two or three more results like the last three disasters and the owners would have had to take action or watch the gates go even lower. As it is they can soldier on with what they've got, both in management and playing staff. There now. That is an explanation, is it not? Unlike you, I do not do wit or sarcasm. The subject is too serious for that.
I make a simple point that appears to go over your head. Two or three more results like the last three disasters and the owners would have had to take action or watch the gates go even lower. As it is they can soldier on with what they've got, both in management and playing staff. There now. That is an explanation, is it not? Unlike you, I do not do wit or sarcasm. The subject is too serious for that. Is Eckersley playing?
  • Score: 0

7:26pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Angry From Accrington says...

Is Eckersley playing? wrote:
I make a simple point that appears to go over your head. Two or three more results like the last three disasters and the owners would have had to take action or watch the gates go even lower. As it is they can soldier on with what they've got, both in management and playing staff. There now. That is an explanation, is it not? Unlike you, I do not do wit or sarcasm. The subject is too serious for that.
Thank you. And now what action do you wish the owners to take given that the transfer window is closed?
[quote][p][bold]Is Eckersley playing?[/bold] wrote: I make a simple point that appears to go over your head. Two or three more results like the last three disasters and the owners would have had to take action or watch the gates go even lower. As it is they can soldier on with what they've got, both in management and playing staff. There now. That is an explanation, is it not? Unlike you, I do not do wit or sarcasm. The subject is too serious for that.[/p][/quote]Thank you. And now what action do you wish the owners to take given that the transfer window is closed? Angry From Accrington
  • Score: 2

7:33pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Is Eckersley playing? says...

Angry From Accrington wrote:
Is Eckersley playing? wrote:
I make a simple point that appears to go over your head. Two or three more results like the last three disasters and the owners would have had to take action or watch the gates go even lower. As it is they can soldier on with what they've got, both in management and playing staff. There now. That is an explanation, is it not? Unlike you, I do not do wit or sarcasm. The subject is too serious for that.
Thank you. And now what action do you wish the owners to take given that the transfer window is closed?
Er. It opens again in a few weeks time if I'm not mistaken.
[quote][p][bold]Angry From Accrington[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Is Eckersley playing?[/bold] wrote: I make a simple point that appears to go over your head. Two or three more results like the last three disasters and the owners would have had to take action or watch the gates go even lower. As it is they can soldier on with what they've got, both in management and playing staff. There now. That is an explanation, is it not? Unlike you, I do not do wit or sarcasm. The subject is too serious for that.[/p][/quote]Thank you. And now what action do you wish the owners to take given that the transfer window is closed?[/p][/quote]Er. It opens again in a few weeks time if I'm not mistaken. Is Eckersley playing?
  • Score: 0

7:33pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Is Eckersley playing? says...

Angry From Accrington wrote:
Is Eckersley playing? wrote:
I make a simple point that appears to go over your head. Two or three more results like the last three disasters and the owners would have had to take action or watch the gates go even lower. As it is they can soldier on with what they've got, both in management and playing staff. There now. That is an explanation, is it not? Unlike you, I do not do wit or sarcasm. The subject is too serious for that.
Thank you. And now what action do you wish the owners to take given that the transfer window is closed?
Er. It opens again in a few weeks time if I'm not mistaken.
[quote][p][bold]Angry From Accrington[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Is Eckersley playing?[/bold] wrote: I make a simple point that appears to go over your head. Two or three more results like the last three disasters and the owners would have had to take action or watch the gates go even lower. As it is they can soldier on with what they've got, both in management and playing staff. There now. That is an explanation, is it not? Unlike you, I do not do wit or sarcasm. The subject is too serious for that.[/p][/quote]Thank you. And now what action do you wish the owners to take given that the transfer window is closed?[/p][/quote]Er. It opens again in a few weeks time if I'm not mistaken. Is Eckersley playing?
  • Score: 0

8:37pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Angry From Accrington says...

Er,that would be at the end of the season. By which time you would wish us to be relegated?
Er,that would be at the end of the season. By which time you would wish us to be relegated? Angry From Accrington
  • Score: 0

9:36pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Is Eckersley playing? says...

Angry From Accrington wrote:
Er,that would be at the end of the season. By which time you would wish us to be relegated?
Quite frankly the chances of relegation are distinctly more likely than promotion with the present owners. They probably have enough points to survive this season. But correspondents on here give me the distinct impression that next season is another matter. As I said in my first post, occasional results like this does nothing for the future. It needs addressing now but I think most of us know it won't be, especially after results such as today. And the gates will continue to drop. That's not a hope. Its a stne wall certainty l Now I'm going for a pint.
[quote][p][bold]Angry From Accrington[/bold] wrote: Er,that would be at the end of the season. By which time you would wish us to be relegated?[/p][/quote]Quite frankly the chances of relegation are distinctly more likely than promotion with the present owners. They probably have enough points to survive this season. But correspondents on here give me the distinct impression that next season is another matter. As I said in my first post, occasional results like this does nothing for the future. It needs addressing now but I think most of us know it won't be, especially after results such as today. And the gates will continue to drop. That's not a hope. Its a stne wall certainty l Now I'm going for a pint. Is Eckersley playing?
  • Score: -1

9:41pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Is Eckersley playing? says...

Is Eckersley playing? wrote:
Angry From Accrington wrote:
Er,that would be at the end of the season. By which time you would wish us to be relegated?
Quite frankly the chances of relegation are distinctly more likely than promotion with the present owners. They probably have enough points to survive this season. But correspondents on here give me the distinct impression that next season is another matter. As I said in my first post, occasional results like this does nothing for the future. It needs addressing now but I think most of us know it won't be, especially after results such as today. And the gates will continue to drop. That's not a hope. Its a stne wall certainty l Now I'm going for a pint.
Oh. Before I go. The manager needs to be changed now, not the players. You leave that to the new manager at the end of the season when he's weighed the job up. Simple really.
[quote][p][bold]Is Eckersley playing?[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Angry From Accrington[/bold] wrote: Er,that would be at the end of the season. By which time you would wish us to be relegated?[/p][/quote]Quite frankly the chances of relegation are distinctly more likely than promotion with the present owners. They probably have enough points to survive this season. But correspondents on here give me the distinct impression that next season is another matter. As I said in my first post, occasional results like this does nothing for the future. It needs addressing now but I think most of us know it won't be, especially after results such as today. And the gates will continue to drop. That's not a hope. Its a stne wall certainty l Now I'm going for a pint.[/p][/quote]Oh. Before I go. The manager needs to be changed now, not the players. You leave that to the new manager at the end of the season when he's weighed the job up. Simple really. Is Eckersley playing?
  • Score: -1

12:42am Sun 16 Mar 14

Angry From Accrington says...

I certainly don't begrudge you your pint but whilst you are sipping it over the next four hours I respectfully request that you reflect on the following points:
1) if you are so intent on the owners leaving, why would you expect them to appoint a new manger?
2) if the owners are as bad as you believe they are, what new manager would work for them?
3) if the owners stay, as they will, and they appoint a new manager, as you wish, how, under FFP, will we attract new players and offload the ones who are contracted to us?
4) if you are calling for a new manager to manage and trim the existing squad, please name your short list, bearing in mind, point one.
5) if, as I suspect, you have no answers to the above, and you are just a bitter and disillusioned ex supporter who has no interest or commitment in moving this club forward........just admit that your remaining joy in life, alongside your occasional pint, is revelling in the despair and dampening the optimism ism of us real supporters.

It is very easy to sit in the comfort of your armchair and criticise the club from top to bottom but I really fail to understand why you hold loyal fans in such contempt.
I am glad you enjoyed your holiday. The true supporters valued your absence.
I certainly don't begrudge you your pint but whilst you are sipping it over the next four hours I respectfully request that you reflect on the following points: 1) if you are so intent on the owners leaving, why would you expect them to appoint a new manger? 2) if the owners are as bad as you believe they are, what new manager would work for them? 3) if the owners stay, as they will, and they appoint a new manager, as you wish, how, under FFP, will we attract new players and offload the ones who are contracted to us? 4) if you are calling for a new manager to manage and trim the existing squad, please name your short list, bearing in mind, point one. 5) if, as I suspect, you have no answers to the above, and you are just a bitter and disillusioned ex supporter who has no interest or commitment in moving this club forward........just admit that your remaining joy in life, alongside your occasional pint, is revelling in the despair and dampening the optimism ism of us real supporters. It is very easy to sit in the comfort of your armchair and criticise the club from top to bottom but I really fail to understand why you hold loyal fans in such contempt. I am glad you enjoyed your holiday. The true supporters valued your absence. Angry From Accrington
  • Score: 1

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