- Oct 18, 2015
- Reaction score
- Crewe Alexandra
Rushden's crowds,at about 4,000 were never likely to get much bigger,and would most likely have dipped considerably once their ptogress had been checked.They were getting good crowds though. But the fact is you have to balance the running of a club to the income generated, they paid the price for overspending. First club to pay a six figure fee in non league. Carl Alford !
Hasn't "cheapened" it at all, what it's done is remove clubs who seem to have a divine right to football league status and given up and coming clubs the right opportunity to move up. I take it you favour the "old guard" approach where your status would be guaranteed if you got opposing chairman pissed up at the AGM.
You are where you are in any league, history, big grounds and gates mean nothing thankfully.
It was,fundamentally,a barmpot idea by Mad Max to site an ambitious club in Irthlingborough (!!!!!) and he really should have stuck to making bovver boots,the loon.