The K's In Point

Return to front page

Newest article: Under 18s by LiamKsToday 13:06Today at 13:06:22view thread

Oldest article: Bognor Regis Town 2-4 Kingstonian by www.kingstonian.com18/2/2023 20:01Sat Feb 18 20:01:06 2023view thread


Next thread: Jamie Decruz by PlayupKs29/7/2023 23:15Sat Jul 29 23:15:46 2023view thread

Re: Thursday's match v Chelsea

By SDG (SDG (Ks))27/7/2023 12:31Thu Jul 27 12:31:50 2023In response to Re: Thursday's match v Chelsea

Views: 3312

I am disappointed with the lack of information from the playing side and cannot understand the thinking behind this.

I agree completely. He presumably either thinks a) he's getting a marginal gain on Billericay by keeping the team secret or b) he's just terrified that everyone knows how bad our budget is and as soon as they see someone playing for Kingstonian they'll poach them on a 7 day approach.

The trouble is it's completely hamstrung any attempts to get people excited for the season which has a knock-on effect on crowds and budget - and the board are hardly doing anything in that regard to begin with. How can you get anyone looking forward to the games when there's no reason to believe we'll be improved from last season? Season ticket deadline came and went with no new signings to excite people. I know of lots of longstanding loyal Ks fans who aren't renewing (sure that's mainly Mitcham but a half decent team wouldn't hurt).

Simon Lane did a good coaching job last season but I think he needs to realise that at this level, the manager has to do a bit more to be a focal point for the club and help generate interest and fundraising. Dowse and Bird very much got this. Events, Zoom calls, interviews, written stuff for the website, etc. Get the fans excited about the season and feeling part of the club. The board certainly aren't doing anything proactive.

reply to this article | return to the front page

11 people like this 11 people   

Next article in this thread: Re: Thursday's match v Chelsea by Peter Borrett27/7/2023 13:25Thu Jul 27 13:25:21 2023

Previous thread: Beaconsfield Town friendly highlights by Taimour27/7/2023 19:02Thu Jul 27 19:02:52 2023view thread