Tax issues at Villa

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Tax issues at Villa

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bigbelgiandave wrote:
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Re: Tax issues at Villa

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OverseersmademesupportenglandTOON wrote:
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bigbelgiandave wrote:
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So so very sad :)
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Very sad indeed.

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I've heard the Sob on the Tyne banner can be used to wipe the tears of 10 Villa fans at a time.
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Re: Tax issues at Villa

Post by overseasTOON » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:42 am

From The Times:

American Peter B Freund, a minority shareholder in baseball's New York Yankees, is lining up a £75m bid to buy Championship club Aston Villa

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Re: Tax issues at Villa

Post by Don Sholeone » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:47 am

Seems to be a few fans from other clubs having similar reactions to ours, looks like they have a history of overly goading opposing fans and taking the piss at every opportunity, Karma really does suck haha.
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Re: Tax issues at Villa

Post by Aldridge Perez » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:58 am

David Cameron's team too. Or was that West Ham? <erm>

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Post by Bodacious Benny » Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:04 pm

Prince William might pull a few strings.
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Re: Tax issues at Villa

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Aldridge Perez wrote:
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David Cameron's team too. Or was that West Ham? <erm>
Probably Burnley. As for Villa having to sell their best players, other than Grealish who do they have of any value? That's not me taking a dig, I just haven't really paid much attention to them. Although the proposed 40m price tag for Grealish (which is ludicrous even for these days) would solve a lot of problems.

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Re: Tax issues at Villa

Post by Remember Colo » Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:59 pm

Crazy Ibrahimovic Hotdog wrote:
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David Cameron's team too. Or was that West Ham? <erm>
Probably Burnley. As for Villa having to sell their best players, other than Grealish who do they have of any value? That's not me taking a dig, I just haven't really paid much attention to them. Although the proposed 40m price tag for Grealish (which is ludicrous even for these days) would solve a lot of problems.
They might have some players that other Championship sides will want, but otherwise they have a pretty old squad of players who used to fit in bottom-half PL sides - a lot like Bruce's managerial career actually.

I don't want clubs to fold, even though I dislike Villa as much as the next guy. But it's just another example of how you can never be too sure about new owners. Most seem as unstable as the last - which I guess is a product of how unsustainable the current financial climate of football is.

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Post by Lappland Brummie » Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:13 pm

Villa fan here. I popped in here a good while back to comment on our inexplicable rivalry with a team two hundred miles away. I didn't like the 'Sob on the Tyne' banner personally, and never saw the point of us gloating over the relegation of a team that other than playing them twice a year - don't take this the wrong way - meant nothing to me personally.

Money has killed football for me. I know the eighties were pretty grim, with the disasters at Bradford, Heysel and Hillsborough, but I still preferred football back then. It's alll about the money today.

I can understand the feeling of 'what goes around comes around' from you lot. I'd be exactly the same! But hey, don't forget we did you a small favour with Fulham - so how about a whip round so we can pay the lads at the end of the month? :)

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Re: Tax issues at Villa

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Lappland Brummie wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:13 pm
Villa fan here. I popped in here a good while back to comment on our inexplicable rivalry with a team two hundred miles away. I didn't like the 'Sob on the Tyne' banner personally, and never saw the point of us gloating over the relegation of a team that other than playing them twice a year - don't take this the wrong way - meant nothing to me personally.

Money has killed football for me. I know the eighties were pretty grim, with the disasters at Bradford, Heysel and Hillsborough, but I still preferred football back then. It's alll about the money today.

I can understand the feeling of 'what goes around comes around' from you lot. I'd be exactly the same! But hey, don't forget we did you a small favour with Fulham - so how about a whip round so we can pay the lads at the end of the month? :)
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Re: Tax issues at Villa

Post by Lappland Brummie » Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:42 pm

Deal. He'll have to get the bus here though. And we erm, can't pay him. Other than that - yeah.

Glad Nationaldagen, by the way! :)

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Re: Tax issues at Villa

Post by Remember Colo » Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:48 pm

Despite what I said earlier about the instability of money in football, I still sometimes wonder if the "money is ruining football" is overstating how different it is from back in the day? Like that it's a product of nostalgia. For example, people say it's the same ol' teams winning because they spend more than everyone, except you can look at a period like 1975-1990 in which Liverpool won 10 of 15 years, and there was even less parity.

Obviously players today make that much more than the normal joe than they used to (though I bet fans complained about player wages back in the day too), and % of club income devoted to wages has gone from ~40% to ~67%, but it probably wasn't your neighbour owning a club in the 70s either, and it's just gone from the richest man in the city owning the club, to the richest man in a region or country.

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