Another Reid biased view

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  1. Captain Dart

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    So quick to try and disprove it, before you have even read it! Nice one!
     
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    He didn't look amazing when he came on but he did nearly score and will hopefully improve when he gets up to speed.
     
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    LOL, you don't understand my sense of humour. Actually the article is more measured than usual.
    I think it indicates a softening of attitude from SISU, maybe there is a bit of realism about the situation hitting home.
     
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    Oh well, at least we have the Coventry Wasps Telegraph to offer us neutral, balanced, unbiased articles to keep us all informed.
     
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    Yeah, I do get it. I often claim joke when I make myself look silly. :)
     
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    That must be pretty frequently, then

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    Less Read at his best: "..........and offers centre of excellence facilities to city youngsters and future footballing stars......" Does anyone know what this means?
     
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    What don't you understand? Seems pretty self explanatory to me.

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    Does it?
    OK,
    i) how do you define ' centre of excellence' facilities?
    ii) which city youngsters qualify to use them?
    iii) how are 'future football stars' identified?
    iv) If you fail to become a star in the future, are you timewarped back so you can't use them?

    Thanks for the offer to provide Less with some clarity.

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    Probably not but who cares Tim? I've just taken a look at the article and about a dozen of the most recent ones relating to the sky blues. Only one reader comment. I think Les is virtually talking to himself.
     
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    1) A centre of excellence is an enhanced football training facility. Usually using top notch equipment and technology.

    2) Any city youngsters that could step into the academy I presume.

    3) By using said facilities and being coached and assessed by good quality coaches.

    4) This is a bullshit question.

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    Everybody but you I'd say. What are you on about?
     
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    Welcome back, looking a bit obvious now!!

    Embarrassing.
     
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    Have I missed something mate?

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    the bloke seems to have completely missed the start of our season, check his post history...

    Very strange.
     
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    Is this guy for real?
     
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    The season has started?
    Whooaahh!

    How are we doing?

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    Hi is mate. He is

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    Most certainly has an agenda of some sort, hasn't bothered on here since les reids last article.

    Almost like he signed up especially...
     
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    Make sure you don't say that on Twitter or Simon Gilbert will condescend you to death.
     
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    I hate Les Reid, but this post is nonsense. Both young people from Coventry and promising players from elsewhere join our academy, which as a Cat 2 academy is a centre of excellence. Not rocket science.

    Article is light on opinion to be honest, you've got to stretch to pick a hole.

    Personally, I'm just glad people are talking. Little suspicious of the club asking for every man and his wife to be in attendance, but it's a positive move. At best it might speed things up with all the players in one room, at worst it's a bluff to be called.
     
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    So a cat 2 academy is a Centre of Excellence? You must reference this, Less Read needs all the help he can get.

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    All good and well writing to the council.
    The academy is for the football club.
    The people needing the talks to happen the most (apart from us fans) is the football club.
    Well done for writing to the council to say you would be happy to take part in meetings. Then doing a press release to say you would take part.

    Grab the bloody bull by the horns and arrange the bloody meetings.
    Phone every man and their dog get their aggreement and availability.

    Get on with it and stop posturing
     
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    Fuck me, you've got to be taking the piss.

    You show a complete lack of basic understanding and you're getting worked up about something. Jog on.
     
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    As I pointed out to Simon Gilbert yesterday when the Telegraph seemed to be at pains to point out that the Academy was not particularly worthwhile to the club by merely stating 10 mill or so has been recouped in transfer fees, but not mentioning the added benefits of having academy players come through the ranks, then going on further some of these players become coaches, set up company's and offer leisure time and coaching to youngsters across the City. Such as Soccer Rockz...
     
  30. tim07

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    Yup. Here's to believing anything and everything
    Less says. It must be true.

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    I am a big critic of Les' biased reports (as well as Simon's) but this seems perfectly fine to me.
     
  32. Captain Dart

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    That is pretty much what I thought when I read it.
     
  33. tim07

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    Are you saying Soccerrocks wouldn't exist without the cat 2 status? Nothing to do with their own motivation, then?

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    What's your motivation?
     
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    Enlightenment, Nick. You'll be the biggest challenge.

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