At The Sharp End… Dispatches From Southend, Cardiff, Watford, Preston & Portsmouth

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  1. Jay says:

    Southend’s friendly against Ipswich has actually been called off due to the squad troubles; Ipswich have already arranged a replacement fixture at Histon.

    Really hope Southend work things out somehow; our visit could have been a little money spinner so not sure why they couldn’t find a couple of youth players or something to make up the numbers. Can’t say it sounds promising for them, sadly…

  2. Dermot O'Dreary says:

    PLEASE Mr Ridsdale, can you take your unique brand of management to that nice Mr Winkleman and his Bletchley Stealers Pro-Soccer Franchise? It’s the only chance you still have of redemption.

  3. Phil says:

    Even Ron Martin now seems to be waking up to the fact that the Revenue will not go away. It is obvious that they will be looking to ensure that they don’t let “football creditor” debt grow to the point it is more than HMRC debt if they can help it, which means they have to pounce on overdue taxes as quickly as possible.

    If your club has been late paying in the past, expect any further late payment to result in a winding up petition. The thing is that other creditors are aware of this and, as we see with Charterhouse, will present their own petitions in order to ensure they don’t lose out.

    However, despite the various petitions presented to wind up Southend, I think Conference North side Hinckley United lead the field having been presented with their sixth such petition in just over two years.

  4. Micky F says:

    I’m with Dermot. I’d love to see Stephen Vaughan take over at MK with backing from Munto Finance!

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