The Forest is Green!

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by Victor Meldrew » 27 Apr 2019 14:36

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Clubs like Hereford, Yeovil, Burton,Maidstone and now possibly Solihull Moors have overachieved over the years and I suspect it could eventually all end in tears but in no way do I begrudge them their moment in the sun.


How is throwing millions and millions of pounds at a club in order to get in the football league a fairytale? It is just inevitable. The money will run out quite soon though.

Yeovil were pretty always been a well supported club at non-league level, and probably ought to be about where Wycombe are, as a sort of League one/two yoyo club. Burton will probably be around that level too.

Hereford were a pretty solid 4th tier club, who never looked out of place in the league.


Unlike many clubs, Solihull Moors don't seem to be a bankrolled club living beyond their means. They are just having an exceptionally good season.

Given Maidstone's crowds have been matching the National League average, or better, since returning home seven years ago, I'm a bit puzzled as to how they've overachieved.


Maidstone overachieved by getting into the football league.

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by tmesis » 27 Apr 2019 16:34

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How is throwing millions and millions of pounds at a club in order to get in the football league a fairytale? It is just inevitable. The money will run out quite soon though.

Yeovil were pretty always been a well supported club at non-league level, and probably ought to be about where Wycombe are, as a sort of League one/two yoyo club. Burton will probably be around that level too.

Hereford were a pretty solid 4th tier club, who never looked out of place in the league.


Unlike many clubs, Solihull Moors don't seem to be a bankrolled club living beyond their means. They are just having an exceptionally good season.

Given Maidstone's crowds have been matching the National League average, or better, since returning home seven years ago, I'm a bit puzzled as to how they've overachieved.


Maidstone overachieved by getting into the football league.

That was effectively a completely different club. And even that one that was knocking on the football league's door in the re-election days, until their dodgy move to Dartford, and subsequent collpase.

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by The Enfield Royal71 » 27 Apr 2019 16:49

1 point away from an automatic promotion place!!!!

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by Winston Biscuit » 27 Apr 2019 16:56

Ballsed it up there something spectacular

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by The Enfield Royal71 » 27 Apr 2019 17:00

Winston Biscuit Ballsed it up there something spectacular


:o :o :o :o :o

WTFFFFFFFFF!!!!!!
I CANNOT BELIEVE THAT!!!!!


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Re: The Forest is Green!

by Hendo » 29 Apr 2019 09:14

FoROFLest GROFLeen ROFLoveROFLs

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by Old Man Andrews » 29 Apr 2019 09:19

Yeah its hilarious. There is a direct link between DD suddenly being their biggest fan and them failing massively! Wonderful stuff.

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by The Enfield Royal71 » 29 Apr 2019 09:25

They will not fail. League 2 is a tough league this year and if they can get out of it that is a massive achievement. Hopefully they can keep their players.

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by The Enfield Royal71 » 04 May 2019 06:23

What a game we have today. Home at the local rivals and play off rivals Exeter. Come on fgr!!!!


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Re: The Forest is Green!

by From Despair To Where? » 04 May 2019 08:22

Local rivals?

That's about as local as Wolverhampton is to Reading.

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by Hendo » 04 May 2019 08:47

110 oxf*rd miles.

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by The Enfield Royal71 » 04 May 2019 09:00

As far as Exeter goes it is local to them for the same league

Hth.

Anyway what are your predictions for today's game?

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by Hendo » 04 May 2019 11:26

The Enfield Royal71 As far as Exeter goes it is local to them for the same league

Hth.

Anyway what are your predictions for today's game?


Apart from you know, Yeovil, which is about half the distance?

When you said home to local rivals Exeter, that would imply they were the closest team to FGR, which isn’t true. Cheltenham and Newport are both considerably closer. I would suggest doing a bit of research into the team, and the league they play in, you apparently support.

Hope that helps.


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Re: The Forest is Green!

by From Despair To Where? » 04 May 2019 14:01

Not forgetting the Swine as well.

Exeter's traditional rivals are, of course, Plymouth and Torquay and more latterly, Yeovil but I think they've also had a thing about Bristol Rovers, Newport and Bournemouth.

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by The Enfield Royal71 » 04 May 2019 22:08

Tricky game against the local rivals today to scrape a 0-0 draw. Very tough game against Tranmere in the playoffs. Always have a battle against them but last big game was a 3-1 FGR destroyer win in the po final.

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by The Enfield Royal71 » 10 May 2019 11:17

Score predictions for the massive game tonight away at Tranmere ?

Going 2-1 to the might of FGR

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by Hendo » 10 May 2019 11:37

Another local derby then.

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by The Enfield Royal71 » 10 May 2019 11:53

Hendo Another local derby then.


No. Tranmere is up north.

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by The Enfield Royal71 » 13 May 2019 07:31

Massive game today against the Auld enemy. We can do this. What an achievement getting to the po final would be. I am giddy!!!!! I will be there cheering on mrs dd's uncle from the stands.

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Re: The Forest is Green!

by Silver Fox » 13 May 2019 11:02

The Enfield Royal71 Massive game today against the Auld enemy.


There really is so much history in this one

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