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FA Cup game cancelled?

By reximus6/11 13:13Wed Nov 6 13:13:17 2019

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Talk is now that our game on Saturday has been cancelled...

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Players and some staff on strike according to BBC

By My lovely horse7/11 12:21Thu Nov 7 12:21:43 2019In response to FA Cup game cancelled?Top of thread

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FA Cup: Macclesfield Town's place at risk as players strike over unpaid wages http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50332699

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Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBC

By bob7/11 16:58Thu Nov 7 16:58:36 2019In response to Players and some staff on strike according to BBCTop of thread

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https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/nov/07/macclesfield-players-strike-wages-fa-cup-tie-kingstonian Suggests that they are looking for 'a settlement', so presumably not in a position to make payments in full.

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Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBC

By Max Hustwick Teenage Fan Club (MHTFC)7/11 15:03Thu Nov 7 15:03:23 2019In response to Players and some staff on strike according to BBCTop of thread

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They should have made a decision by now. I'm supposed to be going up on Saturday, hotel booked, tickets for the match etc.

It just sounds like sod the rest of you.

Why should we be caught up in someone else's problems - no one helped us when we were in trouble!

I just want to know where we stand - oh - I forgot - they're a football league team - we're just some non-league team south of Watford!

Rant over!

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Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBC

By a krinkly7/11 15:19Thu Nov 7 15:19:12 2019In response to Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBCTop of thread

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Are you having a go at the company that is the football club or the staff/fans that are being screwed by an apparently lost the plot owner?

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Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBC

By bob7/11 15:26Thu Nov 7 15:26:28 2019In response to Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBCTop of thread

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Perhaps the FA could step in and make a decision? Oh wait, it's the FA!

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Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBC

By David Crawt7/11 15:26Thu Nov 7 15:26:12 2019In response to Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBCTop of thread

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I think the point he is making is that somebody needs to make a decision if the game is on or off.

Everybody needs to know before the day, preferably by Friday night, so that we know where we stand.

Personally, it's a nightmare as my flights are booked and not refundable unless I can find something in my Travel Insurance which allows for cancellation of football matches.

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Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBC

By Max Hustwick Teenage Fan Club (MHTFC)7/11 15:22Thu Nov 7 15:22:11 2019In response to Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBCTop of thread

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The general apathy towards Kingstonian supporters with very little time to go before kick-off! The websiie says the players are on strike - therefore it's an obvious decision that the game is off - someone needs to tell us!

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Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBC

By a krinkly7/11 15:24Thu Nov 7 15:24:03 2019In response to Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBCTop of thread

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Are you reading their forum?

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Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBC

By David Crawt7/11 15:28Thu Nov 7 15:28:21 2019In response to Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBCTop of thread

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I've been reading and posting on their forum and most of the stuff on there is speculation with little in the way of facts since the club have made no announcements.

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Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBC

By a krinkly7/11 15:36Thu Nov 7 15:36:15 2019In response to Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBCTop of thread

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Yes I know, the only 'firm' information seems to be that the owner is having difficulty getting his overseas money into the country which is why he fails to meet commitments so often. I really feel for your position David, maybe our club should make some sort of statement about the situation?

Edited by a krinkly at 15:37:00 on 7th November 2019

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Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBC

By bob7/11 15:44Thu Nov 7 15:44:14 2019In response to Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBCTop of thread

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A dose of cynicism suggests that MTFC might want to delay the decision in the hope that the match will be rained off. I really hope there's a decision earlier.

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Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBC

By David Crawt7/11 15:41Thu Nov 7 15:41:32 2019In response to Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBCTop of thread

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I'm sure that K's would make a statement if they knew anything, problem is, nobody seems to know anything concrete.

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Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBC

By Max Hustwick Teenage Fan Club (MHTFC)7/11 15:48Thu Nov 7 15:48:41 2019In response to Re: Players and some staff on strike according to BBCTop of thread

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Sky News is reporting that 'the match is in doubt'. What use is that? THE FA NEED TO MAKE A DECISION!

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Re: FA Cup game cancelled?

By My lovely horse6/11 18:41Wed Nov 6 18:41:35 2019In response to FA Cup game cancelled?Top of thread

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It hasn’t been cancelled but it is still possible.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50317070

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Re: FA Cup game cancelled?

By Count Scarlioni6/11 16:06Wed Nov 6 16:06:43 2019In response to FA Cup game cancelled?Top of thread

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The story I read was their players are boycotting the game to protest at their wages not been paid or paid late. Apparently they consider this game to be the one to strike over because it is not a league game and it pressurises the owner of the club who will want the prize money from advancing in the cup.

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Re: FA Cup game cancelled?

By Suom Ynona6/11 16:23Wed Nov 6 16:23:53 2019In response to Re: FA Cup game cancelled?Top of thread

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Surely they should be forced to make up a team of players that are available to play? If that means the youth team then so be it.

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Re: FA Cup game cancelled?

By David Crawt6/11 16:08Wed Nov 6 16:08:38 2019In response to Re: FA Cup game cancelled?Top of thread

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I think you need to read his post again Count.

He is saying the game on SATURDAY is off, not the one on Sunday.

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Re: FA Cup game cancelled?

By reximus6/11 16:40Wed Nov 6 16:40:01 2019In response to Re: FA Cup game cancelled?Top of thread

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Yeah, I wasn't trying to be cute - I mis-typed. Sunday, not Saturday

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Re: FA Cup game cancelled?

By Count Scarlioni6/11 16:13Wed Nov 6 16:13:55 2019In response to Re: FA Cup game cancelled?Top of thread

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It does not really matter if their players strike does it?

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Re: FA Cup game cancelled?

By BedfordshireK6/11 13:20Wed Nov 6 13:20:42 2019In response to FA Cup game cancelled?Top of thread

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I can confirm we won’t be playing on Saturday....

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Re: FA Cup game cancelled?

By David Crawt6/11 15:10Wed Nov 6 15:10:15 2019In response to Re: FA Cup game cancelled?Top of thread

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Let's all hope that we ARE playing on Sunday.

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Re: FA Cup game cancelled?

By BE6/11 15:12Wed Nov 6 15:12:20 2019In response to Re: FA Cup game cancelled?Top of thread

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Weather alert for NW England. Heavy rain with flooding possible! IFcalled off when would we play?

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