New Shirt Sponsor!

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excessbee

Re: New Shirt Sponsor!

Postby excessbee » July 29th, 2020, 2:24 pm

Hmm.... Nine consecutive posts..... Make of that what you will. :wink:
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Frank Nouble 3

Re: New Shirt Sponsor!

Postby Frank Nouble 3 » July 29th, 2020, 2:51 pm

excessbee wrote:Hmm.... Nine consecutive posts..... Make of that what you will. :wink:

Hopefully despite all the grief the fella gets on here and directly from the BOD he has clearly on this occasion been proven 100% correct.
Suggest all you up on the clouds read Amberexiles comments also.
Can you argue with that?
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Stan A. Einstein

Re: New Shirt Sponsor!

Postby Stan A. Einstein » July 29th, 2020, 3:50 pm

excessbee wrote:Hmm.... Nine consecutive posts..... Make of that what you will. :wink:


People must make of it what they will.

For myself would I prefer to be considered an obsessive about the great passion of my life, or would I prefer to be remembered as an easily hoodwinked sycophant?

Tough one. :evil:
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Re: New Shirt Sponsor!

Postby pembsexile » July 29th, 2020, 6:29 pm

Amberexile wrote:I see in today's newsletter that the Trust have admitted that they donated the £5,000 to the shirt sponsor fund as Stan guessed .

There is no mention that this was done in exchange for shares in the club which is the usual process for donations from Trust to Club.

I have been previously satisfied that the club can use this money for the players budget as with other Trust donations but what a dumb thing to do. They seem to have given up on reaching the ownership threshold previously set. Maybe this is because some existing shareholders will not part with their shares but in my view they should still be looking to maximise the Trust shareholding at every opportunity.


Having just read the content of the letter, for me the saddest part is that they have tried to dress it up as good news. ‘The Trust has increased its donation...etc’. It is not new money, it is money that has already been donated.

I know that it seems the norm these days for organisations to put a positive spin on everything, but come on, where is the realism, people are not stupid. Very, very sad.
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owlsabout

Re: New Shirt Sponsor!

Postby owlsabout » July 29th, 2020, 8:13 pm

I seem to recall Shaun Johnson saying that if trust membership was increased then MF would be knocking on their door for more funds for players and that trust membership subscriptions were to support an increase in the playing budget and therefore surely we need to question why funds are being used from the trust and other supporters groups to fund the shirt sponsorship as has been said on here before this is not new money this is money that the club would have received anyway. I thought the shirt sponsorship idea was to generate additional money to help in the current unprecedented situation although I still maintain that the shirt sponsorship should have been signed and sealed by our commercial team prior to lockdown commencing as most clubs have next seasons sponsors lined up at least as the season draws to a close
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Stan A. Einstein

Re: New Shirt Sponsor!

Postby Stan A. Einstein » July 29th, 2020, 8:45 pm

There is one good thing that has come out of the overdrawn saga. It is this.

No more can any fair minded person, of whom make up the vast majority of the readership of this board, be in any doubt as to the fact that the inner sanctum of directors who run Newport County are a load of complete gobshites.

A small mercy perhaps, but a mercy nonetheless.
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halfmoon

Re: New Shirt Sponsor!

Postby halfmoon » July 30th, 2020, 10:30 am

Well the sneak preview of the new away kit (or is it the third? it's white, anyway) on social media looks bloody lovely, both quality and design-wise.
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