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I'd like the club to start publishing the actual attendances for home games as we are a kidding ourselves on with the narrative that we are still pulling in 3500 each week. An educated guess would have you in the area of 2500-2900 since Christmas. I know it is based on every ST holder attending however I know about 8 ST holders - 3 of which were there on Saturday. 

It's painting a picture that crowds are holding up when they are on a downwards trajectory.

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50 minutes ago, Springfield said:

At the end of the day the BOD will have visibly noticed a considerable amount of supporters who haven’t attended the past few home games.

Cant really remember any game when a considerable amount of fans emptied at the second goal, with many more when Airdrie scored their third. 
These supporters include parent/kids young and old. Faces that go week in week out, I myself left at the third goal. 
There was almost an acceptance that “oh we got absolutely fcked again”

No shouting no arguments and an overwhelming feeling that we have just witnessed how absolutely shite we take for normal.

Watch MR interview and honestly tell me if he was watching the same game.

If the BOD plans are to keep with MR after May, I like many will have grave concerns for the club, and the people who are running the club.

For me we’ve skirted a Pedo thankfully it never materialised, we’ve payed an ex international a fortune to sign, when the team was crying out for added strength in defence and midfield.

Risks are always going to play a part in football, we always seem to take the wrong ones.

It's not turned yet but the atmosphere on Saturday is edging towards calling for Rennies departure - the usual chants didn't feel very far away. 

I was all for binning Rennie but have cooled on that and I'd give him a proper pre-season and stability behind the scenes and see what transpires.

Hopefully the new BOD and working groups have got a handle and oversight on many of the issues at the club to avoid the farce of Holt being repeated. 

~6mths in post and 1 player identified is shocking. However, how he was able to is equally shocking but not unsurprising.

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1 minute ago, Blame Me said:

I was all for binning Rennie but have cooled on that and I'd give him a proper pre-season and stability behind the scenes and see what transpires.

Why?

I have absolutely nothing against the guy, he (like Sheerin) comes across as a decent guy. But absolutely nothing that any of us have seen so far suggests that he is cut out for the job. It's not like we're getting poor results but our performances have increased. We're getting worse.

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3 hours ago, RC55 FFC said:

What doesn’t help “actual” attendances this season is the fact you can watch from the house/pub still. Hopefully that’s done with for next season & the only way to watch is at the stadium unless by exception. 

I would guess, assuming we are still in L1, ST sales will be down on this year BUT should a winning side be on the park, crowds will come back again, as they always do. 

The last season at Brockville, ST sales initially weren’t great due to the previous “relegation/non relegation” but as soon as a decent squad was built the crowds came back. 

The world has moved on. Clubs are now getting money from away fans who otherwise would not attend. Home fans who stream have paid already. 

 

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3 hours ago, Springfield said:

It’s not very difficult, bring in a manager that knows with experience what the simple requirements are in building a team that can get promotion. 

 

On paper you make it sound so easy. The reality is 50% of clubs in this league have changed manager and 60% in the championship, Ayr have changed twice too.

It's looking likely that McInnes or Campbell and Hartley will win both respective leagues, so perhaps a bit of Scottish experience is the way forward.

We have went round all the different types of manager and we are fuked

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1 hour ago, Ecosse83 said:

Better managers would have got more from the group they inherited then adding 6 of their own signings. The teams above us could pick quite a few of our players that would be an improvement on what they have, the difference is they play a style that suits and are actually a team, something which should have been possible with us after signings 6 players. 
 

We’ve actually got worse under Rennie, if he’s here next season then I’m offski! 

Could they, aye? 

Dowds, maybe. Kabia, Morrison and Nesbitt would make our bench, I suppose, but I'd not have swapped you a single member of your XI for ours on Saturday. Not a one. Granted, a bit of coaching and man-management from someone who knows the first thing about how to do that would likely get an improved performance from your players, but they simply aren't that good. Certainly not as good as Airdrie's. 

I doubt any of your players trouble the Cove XI, either. Maybe Montrose and QP.

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13 minutes ago, AndyDD said:

Could they, aye? 

Dowds, maybe. Kabia, Morrison and Nesbitt would make our bench, I suppose, but I'd not have swapped you a single member of your XI for ours on Saturday. Not a one. Granted, a bit of coaching and man-management from someone who knows the first thing about how to do that would likely get an improved performance from your players, but they simply aren't that good. Certainly not as good as Airdrie's. 

I doubt any of your players trouble the Cove XI, either. Maybe Montrose and QP.

From where I was viewing think you’ve completely nailed it. I actually thought you didn’t need a third/fourth gear against us. 

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4 minutes ago, AndyDD said:

Could they, aye? 

Dowds, maybe. Kabia, Morrison and Nesbitt would make our bench, I suppose, but I'd not have swapped you a single member of your XI for ours on Saturday. Not a one. Granted, a bit of coaching and man-management from someone who knows the first thing about how to do that would likely get an improved performance from your players, but they simply aren't that good. Certainly not as good as Airdrie's. 

I doubt any of your players trouble the Cove XI, either. Maybe Montrose and QP.

You were doing well until you mentioned Nesbitt. 

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29 minutes ago, Death warmed up said:

The world has moved on. Clubs are now getting money from away fans who otherwise would not attend. Home fans who stream have paid already. 

 

They’re also getting money from folk like me, who can’t travel to every home game. 

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8 minutes ago, Back Post Misses said:

You were doing well until you mentioned Nesbitt. 

He'd make the bench okay, in these days of expanded benches to accommodate the 5 subs. Not to say he'd get on the park. Maybe if we were coasting a game with a nice three goal margin or something like that...

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18 minutes ago, AndyDD said:

Could they, aye? 

Dowds, maybe. Kabia, Morrison and Nesbitt would make our bench, I suppose, but I'd not have swapped you a single member of your XI for ours on Saturday. Not a one. Granted, a bit of coaching and man-management from someone who knows the first thing about how to do that would likely get an improved performance from your players, but they simply aren't that good. Certainly not as good as Airdrie's. 

I doubt any of your players trouble the Cove XI, either. Maybe Montrose and QP.

Dowds, Kabia, Williamson was the best RB in the league last year for the team that won it, MCcann was your player of the year before he left, Paul Watson is fine and would probably get a game for anyone but Cove and yourselves, Nesbitt was ridiculous for 2 months before either losing confidence or coached into being sh1te, Griffiths speaks for himself. 

We are not getting the best out of them. 

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3 hours ago, Back Post Misses said:

Most observers, including the last Board, thought that would have happened last summer. it didn’t. It will fall of that I don’t doubt but not to the extent we expect IMO. Did you go last night ? 

What do you think our season tickets would've been like this season if we'd kept m and m on and started the next season with them again?

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2 minutes ago, bairn88 said:

Dowds, Kabia, Williamson was the best RB in the league last year for the team that won it, MCcann was your player of the year before he left, Paul Watson is fine and would probably get a game for anyone but Cove and yourselves, Nesbitt was ridiculous for 2 months before either losing confidence or coached into being sh1te, Griffiths speaks for himself. 

We are not getting the best out of them. 

Brody Patterson already looks better than McCann and falkirk have fair ruined the poor Leon, who is a shadow of his former self. He also wasn't player of the year, as it happens. Callum Fordyce was. Leon got the young player award. 

I'd not have Nesbitt ahead of any of the Airdrie attacking midfield and you're right, Griffiths does speak for himself; he's not interested, not fit and not effective. Barely got a sniff on Saturday albeit he did take his goal okay... once the game was totally done. 

You're not getting the best out of them, granted, but they also aren't actually that good. It can be both. Indeed, it is. 

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21 minutes ago, AndyDD said:

I'd not have Nesbitt ahead of any of the Airdrie attacking midfield and you're right, Griffiths does speak for himself; he's not interested, not fit and not effective. Barely got a sniff on Saturday albeit he did take his goal okay... once the game was totally done. 

 

The sand is beating that sand dancer 😋

How he started and wasn't our first sub on Saturday had Stevie Wonder scratching his head.

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29 minutes ago, Back Post Misses said:

Probably a couple of thousand who knows 

I think with zero positivity no upturn in performances ,Rennie still hanging about  and finances at home tight we'll be lucky to get 1500 to be honest mate.

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Let's face it, we'll probably still get at least 2,000 season ticket sales regardless.

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6 hours ago, MrDust said:

Far far too generous in those ratings 😃😃😃

Kabia easily the pick but his form has fell off a cliff after bringing in the corner taker.

The rest, I'd say ATS and Jacobs have had zero effect in a positive way and the rest have but not all plain sailing

We still have the same key issues as before the transfer window- a terrible defence and a midfield posted missing.

That’s despite signing 3 centre halves and a defensive midfielder. How anyone can say Rennie’s signings have been a success I don’t know.

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8 minutes ago, GooseLips said:

I’m sure there was a Falkirk fan on here posting that the signing of the racist striker would add hundreds onto the Falkirk gate. Hopefully that will offset a slight decrease in season ticket sales. 

Next time your lot go into administration remember and not ask for a handout from Falkirk.  

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