Where are you? Back the lads!

Discussion in 'Coventry City General Chat' started by steve82, Aug 11, 2017.

  1. Cavan O'Doherty

    Cavan O'Doherty Well-Known Member

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    Yes that's what I though. Unless they got intelligence saying some were intending on paying on the gate and causing trouble.
     
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    Yeah that's possible, if you POTG you don't leave a paper trail.
     
  3. Cavan O'Doherty

    Cavan O'Doherty Well-Known Member

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    Somebody needs to come out and say definitively what the reason was. Then maybe we could understand it better.
     
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  4. The Reverend Skyblue

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    Have we got a large hooligan element, it's news to me.
    I thought we had a few numbskulls like every other team, but not a actually hooligan factor anymore.
    God just go and watch a footie game, have a fight somewhere else like a bunch of immature school kids and leave the footie to proper fans
     
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  5. Cavan O'Doherty

    Cavan O'Doherty Well-Known Member

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    They like to come out now and then for the "big" games. Every club has their fare share of idiots.
     
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    We haven't got a large contingent let alone a hooligan one! Why on earth would there be trouble, is there some history I'm missing out on? I can't even remember when there was last major trouble at one of our games.
     
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  7. Johnnythespider

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    I nicked it off our Dave's Twitter
     
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    Woof
     
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  9. clint van damme

    clint van damme Well-Known Member

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    but the fixture was announced in June - can't see how stopping selling tickets the day before the game is going to make any difference. And is their intelligence only gettinq wind of it now?
     
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    Their supporters are also unhappy about it. It should have been one of their biggest home games of the season.

    So if it is about hooligans why sell us so many tickets? How do they stop them from travelling? They can't. So it is nothing but a rumour. More like the police can't cope. Thousands of tourists and thousands of football supporters at the same time. And we have to pay for their inadequacies.

    Couldn't they have got some Midlands police to help the local force?
     
  11. steve82

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    I heard the game was upgraded to a cat B game for policing which meant policing required and in the ground with steward's.

    This meant a large bill was coming Grimsby's way, I think they appealed to the council, and other relevant groups and they rejected the old bill pulling ticket sales.
     
  12. Nick

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    You would think it wouldn't stop the hooligans and they would arrange to meet up for trouble either way?
     
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  13. Sky Blue Pete

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    It's worse it was suddenly announced. People made plans
     
  14. Covstu

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    I didn't think we have much of a firm? This is the first time in years that this has happened hasn't it? Seems weird.
     
  15. Tommo72

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    Cov deffo have an active firm still yes
     
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    Really? All I see is a bunch of kids
     
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  17. Tommo72

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    Plenty of them in the background, they still meet up just not as active or as visible until the big games come along
     
  18. Covstu

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    Ah have they applied NOFM! Not one fight more! :cigar:
     
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  19. Nick

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    SHFWHF
     
  20. clint van damme

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    Grimsby away?!
     
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    I'm not 100% but I'm sure Grimsby have a active firm.

    I've had a feeling for a while it could be a bit spicy today. We shall see
     
  22. Cavan O'Doherty

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    As long as things don't get out of hand, it should add to the atmosphere.
     
  23. steve82

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    Yeah, rarely this things spill into or around the ground these days so should be a good day.
     
  24. CJ_covblaze

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    Our's has a member of the Trust board. I get the impression their fans will be more than accommodating in the home end. Go anyway.
     
  25. Johnnythespider

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    Fairweather fans, I reckon someone high up in "The Legion" didn't like that Sacha Baron Cohen film
     
  26. Brighton Sky Blue

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    Treat people like budding hooligans and they'll act like them. Christ's sake it's Grimsby v Cov in the 4th division, what do they think is going to happen?
     
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