WWW.RLFANS.COM • View topic - Stay at Belle Vue

Board index Super League Wakefield Trinity Stay at Belle Vue

 

Re: Stay at belle view

Post Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:45 am
lifelongfan User avatar
Cheeky half-back
Cheeky half-back

Joined: Thu May 19, 2005 10:46 am
Posts: 684
Did that presentation ever come out about an updated Belle Vue from Manni Hussain ????????
NEVER TRUST A BADGE KISSER


N K

Re: Stay at belle view

Post Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:13 am
Wollo-Wollo-Wollo-Wayoo User avatar
Silver RLFANS Member
Silver RLFANS Member

Joined: Mon Aug 05, 2002 11:01 pm
Posts: 5836
Location: Standing on the heads of Giants
lifelongfan wrote:
Did that presentation ever come out about an updated Belle Vue from Manni Hussain ????????


HA HA HA HA HA
This world was never meant for one as beautiful as me.

WTRLC 2012 to 2014 "The wasted years"

Magic Weekend "Whipping Boys" 2013, 2014 & 2015

Re: Stay at belle view

Post Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:32 pm
Prince Buster User avatar
Bronze RLFANS Member
Bronze RLFANS Member

Joined: Mon Oct 11, 2004 1:17 pm
Posts: 3338
Location: Orange street
I see sacred cow has touched upon the rumour going around that Odsal could be an alternative solution.

To me that would be a non runner is just a bigger version of the Belle Vue dump. If you want to watch rugby in crap surroundings with crap facilities why go to Odsal for a bigger version of the same crap. Can't see such a move happening myself.

Re: Stay at belle view

Post Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:26 pm
wakefieldwall Strong-running second rower
Strong-running second rower

Joined: Sat Feb 07, 2015 8:26 pm
Posts: 416
I'm behind the club but not sure I'm a move to Odsal behind the club.
What would a Cockney know about rugby league?

Re: Stay at belle view

Post Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:31 pm
Sacred Cow Free-scoring winger
Free-scoring winger

Joined: Wed Oct 27, 2004 7:07 pm
Posts: 1271
Prince Buster wrote:
I see sacred cow has touched upon the rumour going around that Odsal could be an alternative solution.

To me that would be a non runner is just a bigger version of the Belle Vue dump. If you want to watch rugby in crap surroundings with crap facilities why go to Odsal for a bigger version of the same crap. Can't see such a move happening myself.

Whilst i agree entirely given the who the lease holder is whats the betting that Odsal is miraculously superleague standard?

Re: Stay at belle view

Post Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:57 pm
Bullseye User avatar
100% League Network
100% League Network

Joined: Sat Dec 22, 2001 12:04 pm
Posts: 26356
Location: The Corridor of Uncertainty
Well we have enough seats at Odsal ;-)

But seriously moving to Odsal is barmy. I suspect MC is trying to influence the other players by threatening to leave.

I hope he's careful because I fear for you if you move out of Wakefield. I wonder if the other players know that too.

Moving out of Belle Vue should only be done as a last resort.

I remember when we moved to Valley Parade in 2001. It was meant to be temporary while Odsal was re-developed. Despite us being SL champions our attendances dropped by a few thousand as people wouldn't travel across the city. We still remained in Bradford. If Wakefield moved to Dewsbury they'd lose support. If they moved to Odsal it'd be even worse. Can't see it happening.

Look at the clubs that moved out of their old grounds without a permanent home to go to (Oldham, York etc) they haven't prospered.

Stay put as long as you can.
"If you start listening to the fans it won't be long before you're sitting with them," - Wayne Bennett.

Re: Stay at belle view

Post Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:25 pm
Wollo-Wollo-Wollo-Wayoo User avatar
Silver RLFANS Member
Silver RLFANS Member

Joined: Mon Aug 05, 2002 11:01 pm
Posts: 5836
Location: Standing on the heads of Giants
Bullseye wrote:

Stay put as long as you can.


I think we have already.
This world was never meant for one as beautiful as me.

WTRLC 2012 to 2014 "The wasted years"

Magic Weekend "Whipping Boys" 2013, 2014 & 2015

Re: Stay at belle view

Post Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:26 pm
Bullseye User avatar
100% League Network
100% League Network

Joined: Sat Dec 22, 2001 12:04 pm
Posts: 26356
Location: The Corridor of Uncertainty
Wollo-Wollo-Wollo-Wayoo wrote:
I think we have already.


I know it might seem like that but while you're there you have some influence. One you've gone what then?
"If you start listening to the fans it won't be long before you're sitting with them," - Wayne Bennett.

Re: Stay at belle view

Post Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:50 pm
Slugger McBatt User avatar
Silver RLFANS Member
Silver RLFANS Member

Joined: Wed Jan 24, 2007 9:09 pm
Posts: 5027
Location: Over there
I'm not convinced we've seen the last move of the chess pieces.

No option is good (other than the one that was promised but not yet delivered).

Dewsbury is the least bad option in terms of moving. It's near enough to Wakefield to be passable, close to the motorway, as is most of Wakefield. What we would lose is the support from people who only ever walked. The crowds will be smaller, no doubt. Salford is probably the best comparison. Moved to a better ground but further away from where most people lived. The crowds dropped off a bit, but as there was always a decent hardcore, not too much. We are probably similar. We've always had a hardcore of 3,000 to 4,000. When the good times roll, that shoots up because the occasionals come back.

Bradford, on the other hand, were a much bigger club when they moved out of Odsal. What they lost were the fringe supporters, I'm guessing, but retained the hardcore.

Featherstone would be the wrong move. Politically, you're giving up whatever ace there is in being forced out of the District. I just don't know whether the ace is low or high. No one might care, in the end.

The club owners have a financial stake. If things are looking rocky, they might just get an offer they can't refuse from someone wanting a top flight club elsewhere. All they'd need would be the RFL's permission to relocate. If it were to an expansion area like Coventry, can you see the RFL refusing? I can't.

For me, that's the likeliest outcome. We move away. No one cares other than us. The club owners get an offer to buy the club and they sell. The club moves to pastures so far away you can't tell if they're new or not.
WAKEFIELD TRINITY - MORE ANCIENT. MORE LOYAL.

Re: Stay at belle view

Post Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:28 pm
newgroundb4wakey Free-scoring winger
Free-scoring winger

Joined: Fri Jan 31, 2014 12:30 am
Posts: 1306
Don't know if any of you have seen the letter in League Express but a Fev fan has really slated Belle Vue and is calling for it to be shut down following their treatment at the weekend. Not sure from the letter whether he is blaming Wakey or Sheffield.
PreviousNext

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: coco the fullback, djcool, Eastern Wildcat, jakeyg95, JINJER, Nothus, PopTart, Prince Buster, Red, White and Blue, Smew, TrinityIHC, try scorer, upthecats, wakeytrin, Wildthing, Wollo-Wollo-Wollo-Wayoo and 235 guests

Quick Reply

Subject: Message:
   

Return to Wakefield Trinity


POSTSONLINEMEMBERSRECORD (DATE)
4,545,0352,06375,8904,491 (28-03-2016)
Google Analytics Unique Monthly Users : 118,226 (May 2016)
DOWNLOAD OUR NEW ANDROID APP CLICK HERE!
YOUR CLUB : Wakefield Trinity Wildcats
R
L
F
A
N
A
L
Y
T
I
C
S


Wakefield Trinity Wildcats
Change these prefs/or turn this off...

FIXTURES/RESULTS

W/D/L DATE COMP HOME AWAY
Sun 23rd Jul SL WAK STS
Thu 6th Jul SL WAK CAS
Sat 1st Jul SL WAK WAR
Sun 11th Jun SL WAK LEE
Fri 26th May SL WAK HUD
Sun 30th Apr SL WAK CAS
Mon 17th Apr SL WAK WIG
Fri 7th Apr SL WAK WID
W Thu 23rd Mar SL WAK 28 24 LEI
W Sun 12th Mar SL WAK 24 22 SAL
L Sun 12th Feb SL WAK 8 12 HFC
L Fri 23rd Sep SL STS 32 12 WAK
L Fri 2nd Sep SL CAS 46 22 WAK
L Sun 21st Aug SL WID 40 8 WAK
L Fri 5th Aug SL WIG 60 12 WAK
W Sat 16th Jul SL CAT 28 30 WAK
L Fri 8th Jul SL WIG 22 18 WAK
W Sun 12th Jun SL HUD 2 10 WAK
L Fri 27th May SL SAL 38 8 WAK
W Fri 29th Apr SL WID 16 18 WAK
W Mon 28th Mar SL LEE 16 20 WAK
L Fri 18th Mar SL HFC 22 4 WAK
L Fri 11th Mar SL STS 44 4 WAK
L Fri 26th Feb SL WAR 34 16 WAK
W Sun 21st Feb SL HKR 12 14 WAK
L Sun 14th Feb SL CAS 40 6 WAK
Tab two Tab three

Copyrite RLFanalytics 2016
LOGIN HERE
or REGISTER for more features!.
  Thu 30th Mar : 10:05
NRL-R5
CANTERBURY
v
BRISBANE
  
  Thu 30th Mar : 20:00
SL-R7
SALFORD
v
ST. HELENS
  
  Fri 31st Mar : 08:00
NRL-R5
SYDNEY
v
MANLY  
  Fri 31st Mar : 10:05
NRL-R5
NQL COWBOYS
v
SOUTHS  
  Fri 31st Mar : 20:00
SL-R7
CASTLEFORD
v
HUDDERSFIELD  
  Fri 31st Mar : 20:00
SL-R7
LEEDS
v
WIGAN  
  Sat 1st Apr : 05:00
NRL-R5
CRONULLA
v
NEWCASTLE  
  Sat 1st Apr : 07:30
NRL-R5
CANBERRA
v
PARRAMATTA  
  Sat 1st Apr : 09:30
NRL-R5
MELBOURNE
v
PENRITH  
  Sat 1st Apr : 15:00
SL-R7
WARRINGTON
v
HULL FC  
 > Sat 1st Apr : 18:00
SL-R7
CATALANS
v
WAKEFIELD < 
  Sat 1st Apr : 20:00
SL-R7
LEIGH
v
WIDNES  
  Sun 2nd Apr : 05:00
NRL-R5
NZ WARRIORS
v
GOLD COAST  
  Sun 2nd Apr : 07:00
NRL-R5
WESTS
v
ST GEORGE  
  Sun 2nd Apr : 15:00
CH-R8
ROCHDALE
v
TOULOUSE