Still Very Quiet

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  1. Skyblueweeman

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    Do you know when?
     
  2. Captain Dart

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    Why do you say that, it is very clear from Hoffman's latest reply that he is not submitting one, it is on SISU to speak to him.

    As just published in Rieds article....
    “So, we just wanted to let fans know that we see no point in putting a further offer in when we have no idea as to what SISU will sell for."
     
  3. skybluebeduff

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    No mate, nothing that potentially effects any parts of the bids are being leaked, just confirmation that Hoffman won't give up.
     
  4. skybluebeduff

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    Really, most of the CET article is quotes from the second failed bid, yet a third went in didn't it?
     
  5. oldskyblue58

    oldskyblue58 CCFC Finance Director

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    If a fourth bid is going in then that contradicts the statement issued by GH only a few hours ago.

    "So, we just wanted to let fans know that we see no point in putting a further offer in when we have no idea as to what SISU will sell for."

    Think unless it is significantly better than the other 3 in terms of upfront payment then to do so damages credibility with seppala and will almost certainly be rejected out of hand
     
  6. Nick

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    Mr Coventry then ;)
     
  7. skybluebeduff

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    Just like a game of poker...
     
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    What game is it being played then?
     
  9. skybluebeduff

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    The game where SISU win (take the generous offer) then leave the table. Submitting defeat now and letting SISU carry on is a defeat to every Sky Blue fan out there.
     
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  10. Skyblueweeman

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    Was just about to post what OSB has said. So are you saying (and I won't hold you to this...) that despite what GH has said in the Observer which OSB has linked elsewhere, you believe that another bid will go in?
     
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    Yes I do, the person saying it hasn't got one thing wrong thus far, absolutely no reason at all not to believe this person. He gains nothing from telling us.
     
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    In fairness, you have said that from the start about every bid haven't you?

    I think the second sentence sums it up a bit, that Hoffman is being seen as a hero.

    Looks like the leaking is doing the job intended though with posts like that ;)
     
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    You really do have issues.
    I guess SISU are heroes to you for rejecting 3 bids so far?
     
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    oldskyblue58 CCFC Finance Director

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    Which if negotiation was going on would be a reasonable analogy.

    Right now though JS isnt even in the same room let alone sat playing her cards. She is simply firmly and promptly rejecting any invite to, the game just isnt big enough for her and by some distance in my opinion

    Dont get me wrong i have long wanted SISU gone but what i have seen so far fills me with little confidence either that the bidding will succeed or in truth calmed worries about the future
     
  15. Nick

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    No, why would they be?

    Have a read back through your post.

    Things are being leaked for a reason.
     
  16. NorthernWisdom

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    This shouldn't really have to be said, tbf.

    Find me someone who wants SISU to stay, and I show you a madman!

    But having been burned by SISU before, caution over potential new owners and the capability of doing the job we want them to, is surely the default position?
     
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    I agree, with SISU we have no future, every month with them in charge produces more uncertainty about how we'll survive the future. Having Coventry fans bid for the club who regardless of what Les or Andy have printed, don't want to give up until they've won.
     
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    The future of our club is up in the air, of course it would be leaked, the people bidding are CCFC fans who care about the club and fans.... it's no shock horror is it?
     
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    Do you really think it's just being leaked because they are CCFC Fans? It's being leaked so people make posts exactly like that and it helps build some pressure ;)

    You will be told things for a reason, you will only be told certain things.
     
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    SISU under pressure is a good thing ;)

    And exactly, everything leaked so far isn't anything that could scupper a deal. I'd say it's nice that some fans can relay info to fellow fans.
     
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    Are they under pressure because Hoffman is leaking certain bits and phrases he wants to be repeated over and over?

    I don't think you realise that the "leak" will be done as and when as a tool, and not because they are your mate. Exactly the same as when Labovitch tried it thinking people would repeat his shit.
     
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    Not giving up and not submitting a 4th bid at this time are not incompatible positions. Patience is required.....
     
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    Believe what ever you want mate, that's upto you. ;)
     
  24. Skyblueweeman

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    Another question (and feel free not to answer this one in case it jeopardises what you're being fed)...I assume it's the GH consortium and not another?
     
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    Or I will believe it because it's blatantly obvious...

    While I don't doubt that you are hearing some truths, you are also hearing "this week is going to be a good one". When a takeover doesn't happen, who are you getting angry with? Is it Hoffman?
     
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    Who's the one getting wound up and getting angry? I've mentioned a fourth bid and you've got very defensive. Take this as some advise, no-one gives a shit what you think.
     
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    What's defensive and where?

    You are the one giving it loads about it with the "nobody gives a shit what you think". I haven't once said they have.

    I have just pointed out that the leaks won't just be innocent leaks, they will be thought out and done for a reason. You are getting defensive because of that.
     
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    you are so cynical
     
  29. Nick

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    As opposed to gullible?

    Again, I know beduff is just passing on about the 4th bid as what he has heard. I am just pointing out it will be leaked for a reason...
     
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    Enjoy your day talking about it for the next 5 hours. The 'leaks'have all been solid, you'll just have to wait for the CET in another weeks time for more info ;)
     
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    You haven't read what I have put.

    Of course the leaks are solid, they are from the horse's mouth. It's a couple of bits they want you to know and repeat ;)
     
  32. covcity4life

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    if the leaks pile on pressure that helps a deal get done its just good business.
     
  33. NorthernWisdom

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    And SISU have shown that kind of approach works with them, haven't they?

    it worked in the run-up to Northampton, after all...
     
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    Didn't work with Labovitch either.

    Was so obvious he just wanted people to repeat things, yet I don't think a single person actually did. Not because it was top secret, more because that was the aim.
     
  35. covcity4life

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    why dont you just wait and see? no one can say for sure right now wether if will work or not
     

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