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It's paper wealth, not actual wealth though right? Tied up in the valuation of PEPF, which seems vastly overstated given the revenues from his businesses are actually quite small.
A lot of it is actual cash. When a youngster, TK set up his first company in telecommunications and eventually sold it for 70+ million. He owns several other companies excluding all the different companies linked to the Hive. Which other club in NL could afford a 50 million revamp without having a certain amount of cash behind them.
 

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It's going to take a new manager, maybe owner and pretty much full squad rebuild to come back from that.
Pretty massive pre season for your club this summer.

We need to release absolutely everybody who isn't contracted, with the exception of maybe a couple of the U21s.
 

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The Taylors are both gifted footballers, although Jack much more so, and I expect him to push onto the Championship and possibly the Premier League over the next few years, and he should break through into the Ireland national team too.

Liam Daly seems to be one of those who cares, but probably too old to be an effective player for us going forward.

Harry has been a useful player for us for several years, but he has not come across well there.

Really??? That's a proper interview - not spouting the usual cliches. It's pointless worrying about how it affects his team at this stage, so a bit of self preservation and keeping the fans on his side.

Was it Baker-Richardson that he's having a go at there? I think he might be under contract at our place for next season but doesn't sound like he's anywhere near L2 standard...
 

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We had Marsden in charge of our game today and he didn't send anyone off. Is that a first?
 

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We need to release absolutely everybody who isn't contracted, with the exception of maybe a couple of the U21s.
I’d keep Azaze and Vasiliou and maybe Fonguck (but his contract is up).
I want to see Ben Richards-Everton, Daly, Hooper and whoever else might have a contract beyond the end of this season paid off.
 

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I mean, it pretty much does even itself out, he says with a not-so-subtle reference to our comfortably onside disallowed late equaliser against you at ML. ;)

Not so sure that’s a howler anyway, probably is a foul but the B Wood player just slips over.
You'd be raging if Notts weren't given that.

Anyway as the other Poolies have said, we're not winning the league. We can try but no one else will other than Sutton.
 

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I’d keep Azaze and Vasiliou and maybe Fonguck (but his contract is up).
I want to see Ben Richards-Everton, Daly, Hooper and whoever else might have a contract beyond the end of this season paid off.
That interview reminds me of the times Scott Loach would go up to the fans at virtually every away game and apologise saying similar stuff. You wouldn't keep him?
 

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That interview reminds me of the times Scott Loach would go up to the fans at virtually every away game and apologise saying similar stuff. You wouldn't keep him?

He's been furloughed after getting injured and there is zero chance of him wanting to stay.
 

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Really??? That's a proper interview - not spouting the usual cliches. It's pointless worrying about how it affects his team at this stage, so a bit of self preservation and keeping the fans on his side.

Was it Baker-Richardson that he's having a go at there? I think he might be under contract at our place for next season but doesn't sound like he's anywhere near L2 standard...

Baker-Richardson looks like a reasonable footballer from what I've seen of him but he stupidly got himself sent off yesterday (although not caught on camera).

There are many in the squad worse than him.
 

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There’s just no appetite for NL football in the local area - which would be OK if we had a footballing identity in this neck of the woods, but we don’t, and have long missed out on the window of opportunity to make one.

Can’t agree more. As much as the situation over the stadium rankles, and most of that is to do with Harrow Council, I am very happy not playing in HA8. There is zero interest in lower league/non league football in that area.
 

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Really??? That's a proper interview - not spouting the usual cliches. It's pointless worrying about how it affects his team at this stage, so a bit of self preservation and keeping the fans on his side.

Was it Baker-Richardson that he's having a go at there? I think he might be under contract at our place for next season but doesn't sound like he's anywhere near L2 standard...

Funny how people react differently to the same video - I'm completely with #Beebot on this one, that interview comes across very poorly imo, the constant hands in the face to me indicates that he doesn't want to be there.

On the contrary, our post match interviews all highlighted how aware the players and management were that they had to win this game even if the 'performance was immaterial'. Thankfully Barnet gave us plenty of time on the ball so it was easy to run at their back line.
 

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This is an actual post-match interview given by our longest serving player.

Mentions stupid sending offs, should of got a red for an awful challange at 5-1 down.

Funniest part of the game for me on 89 minutes, the ball goes out for a Barshit goal kick. The keeper jogs over to get it but a Barshit defender kicks it to the corner flag to time waste.
 

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Funny how people react differently to the same video - I'm completely with #Beebot on this one, that interview comes across very poorly imo, the constant hands in the face to me indicates that he doesn't want to be there.

On the contrary, our post match interviews all highlighted how aware the players and management were that they had to win this game even if the 'performance was immaterial'. Thankfully Barnet gave us plenty of time on the ball so it was easy to run at their back line.
Of course he doesn't want to be there! Sometimes fans are just over sensitive and scared to hear a few home truths.
 

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Which other club in NL could afford a 50 million revamp without having a certain amount of cash behind them.
But no club has, TK may have invested in the site but it’s not for Barnet FC. The only benefit that your club got was playing in a shiny new stadium for a few years,

In reality you were just a means to get him the site, and since he has got his grubby mitts on it you have become just a sideshow.

Your future looks very bleak and I don’t think it will be at the Hive, your fans need to start making contingency plans as I see it you only have 3 options.

1. TK continues as he has and you Bumble along in the lower reaches of the National League.

2. He sells the club and you become tenants at TKs empire, paying him rent with little revenue streams. Would need a healthy investor to keep you at this level.

3. You as fans abandon him and his empire and set up a new club AFC Barnet in Hertfordshire, and ground share with a club like Enfield Town. Not sure your support base age wise would be up to getting this off the ground.
 

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Of course he doesn't want to be there! Sometimes fans are just over sensitive and scared to hear a few home truths.

Not disputing that, just the body language is all wrong. By all means tell it like it is (some players will give their all etc.), just have a bit of energy and positivity when saying it.
 

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