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#181 OFFLINE   Ten Caat

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Posted Yesterday, 12:35 PM

There might be a profit to be made if we got the quines to ditch the football and take up stripping.

 

Other than that.....be as well taking their budget and flushing it straight down the toilet. Cut out the shite middleman


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#182 OFFLINE   Ten Caat

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Posted Yesterday, 12:36 PM

It's fucking hilarious to see folk still don't see the potential growth of women's fitba. You'd have to be off your nut.

I Couldn't care less about it but like it or not it has an ever increasing market. TV get it, all the big clubs get it even most of the smaller ones.



The Scottish womens teams even seem to know how to actually play the game properly, in the context of their own game, and fit in with the international set up and can compete in European competitions. The men's game is fucking light years behind the rest of the world. I don't get how anyone that watches/supports the Scottish men's game wouldn't be utterly embarrassed to slag of the women's game. Fucking lolz.

 

This has to be a fishing trip? Please say that it is so....

 

Otherwise get this walloper sectioned asap


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#183 OFFLINE   King Street Loon

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Posted Yesterday, 12:40 PM

It’s still shite. @King Street Loon go and post that penalty shoot out.

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Posted Yesterday, 12:42 PM

On a serious note in diversifying our interests - any word at these insider meetings of rugby at Kingsford? Does that have any effect on pitch size? Is there even high level club rugby across Scotland? Someone explain. 


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#185 OFFLINE   Panda

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Posted Yesterday, 02:06 PM

I have no idea what the set up of women's football is, in Scotland or further afield. Is there a realistic opportunity here for Aberdeen to win titles (I know they have won every league game so far but I gather they aren't in the top tier) and to do well in the Champions League? I would have probably guessed that all the big name clubs have already thrown a net over all the prize money and made it a pretty closed shop already (notice the Champion League semi finals included Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Chelsea).

I don't really get the argument about how lower standard mens teams can beat the best women teams as it's similar to this in many sports but that doesn't stop those other sports being very popular on the women's side. But I guess I'm questioning, realistically, what kind of return on investment can AFC get on women's football? I don't think money is the only reason why we should have a women's team but since that's where the conversation has gone, I'll ask.


Glasgow City were in the last 16 though.

I've a big email somewhere from UEFA detailing how much they made. It was a fairly sizeable six-figure sum.
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Posted Yesterday, 02:09 PM

On a serious note in diversifying our interests - any word at these insider meetings of rugby at Kingsford? Does that have any effect on pitch size? Is there even high level club rugby across Scotland? Someone explain.


Think the plan was for a team along the lines of Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh to enter the Pro14. Again, a decent side earner for the club.

Pitch size. I dunno but Ashton Gate hosts football & rugby.
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Posted Yesterday, 02:19 PM

Glasgow City were in the last 16 though.

I've a big email somewhere from UEFA detailing how much they made. It was a fairly sizeable six-figure sum.

Someone will have to update Wikipedia.

Prize-money was awarded for a first time in 2010 when both finalists received money. In 2011 the payments were extended to losing semi- and quarter-finalists.[6] The current prize-money structure is

€250,000 winning team
€200,000 losing finalist
€50,000 losing semi-finalists
€25,000 losing quarter-finalists

In the Champions League teams also receive 20,000 Euro for playing each round or the qualifying. There have been several complaints about the sum, which doesn't cover costs for some longer trips which include flights.[7]


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#188 OFFLINE   Panda

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Posted Yesterday, 04:19 PM

Someone will have to update Wikipedia.
 

 

Extensive research there...  :rolleyes:

 

 

https://www.bbc.co.u...otball/45856421

 

Glasgow City received 120,000 euros for being one of the group stage hosts this season, although that money is earmarked to cover the costs incurred. An additional payment was made based on their country categorisation.

On-field success has earned them an extra 60,000 euros for reaching the last 16 of the competition, plus travel expenses from Uefa. Should they lose to Barcelona they can expect a payment of 20,000 euros, while progression will be worth a minimum of 60,000 euros plus expenses.

On top of that, they can add TV revenue and ticket sales.


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Posted Yesterday, 04:24 PM

So the 6 figure sum was for being a group stage host and not for reaching the last 16?
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#190 OFFLINE   The Boofon

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Posted Yesterday, 04:30 PM

So the 6 figure sum was for being a group stage host and not for reaching the last 16?


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Posted Yesterday, 04:31 PM

So the 6 figure sum was for being a group stage host and not for reaching the last 16?

 

I said they made a six-figure sum from the Champions League this season. What part of that was I wrong about?


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Posted Yesterday, 04:32 PM

I said they made a six-figure sum from the Champions League this season. What part of that was I wrong about?


Come on to fuck min you alluded it was from playing and not a big chunk of it from ground payments.

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#193 OFFLINE   Panda

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Posted Yesterday, 04:36 PM

Come on to fuck min you alluded it was from playing and not a big chunk of it from ground payments.

 

No, I didn't. Read the post I was replying to. He suggested it was a closed shop of big teams, I pointed out City made the last 16. Then I followed up on a point he made about prize money.

 

But, if you really want to argue about it, even taking away the group stage money - they were made 80,000 euros, plus expenses, plus TV money and ticket sales. Chances are they DID make a six-figure sum from reaching the last 16.

 

And I'm not even claiming the Champions League is currently generating huge sums of cash. I'm saying it will get bigger and bigger in years to come.


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Posted Yesterday, 04:39 PM

It was a bit ambiguous but fair play.
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#195 ONLINE   Millertime

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Posted Yesterday, 05:15 PM

I said they made a six-figure sum from the Champions League this season. What part of that was I wrong about?


Aye which "covered the costs of hosting"

Haha you've lost this one, admit it
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Posted Yesterday, 05:48 PM

I think Panda is essentially winning this utterly pointless debate.

Bit sad to see how raging one or two men are at the mere thought of women doing shit they don't want them to. It's pretty weak stuff.

Real men surely don't give a fuck, let the wifies do whatever, it's hardly threatening society.

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#197 OFFLINE   Panda

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Posted Yesterday, 06:01 PM

Aye which "covered the costs of hosting"

Haha you've lost this one, admit it

 

The costs of hosting are venue hire (they played at the Oriam and Ainslie Park), flights for the other three teams, putting them up in a hotel for a week and paying for their food.

 

Not a chance that cost anywhere near 120,000 euros or whatever it works out as in pounds. They made a profit out of that and actually were able to sign two foreign players on paid contracts with some of the money.

 

And I've already pointed out if you took that money away, they still likely made another six-figure sum from the competition.

 

You've actually managed to join in with an argument that was already finished, and lose it. 


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#198 OFFLINE   eeps

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Posted Yesterday, 06:32 PM

I think Panda is essentially winning this utterly pointless debate.

Bit sad to see how raging one or two men are at the mere thought of women doing shit they don't want them to. It's pretty weak stuff.

Real men surely don't give a fuck, let the wifies do whatever, it's hardly threatening society.


Bottom line is that if the wifies fitba becomes competitive, and I think it will, it will become watchable. If there's a decent Aberdeen team in a competitive league I'd watch it and support them.

The fact that wifies are not as good as mannies is completely irrelevant.
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#199 OFFLINE   maryhilldon

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Posted Yesterday, 06:47 PM

I think Panda is essentially winning this utterly pointless debate.

Bit sad to see how raging one or two men are at the mere thought of women doing shit they don't want them to. It's pretty weak stuff.

Real men surely don't give a fuck, let the wifies do whatever, it's hardly threatening society.


Is anyone saying they shouldn't play? People are just questioning how much appeal it has in regards to people actually paying to watch it.
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#200 OFFLINE   Ten Caat

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Posted Yesterday, 06:48 PM

Bottom line is that if the wifies fitba becomes competitive, and I think it will, it will become watchable. If there's a decent Aberdeen team in a competitive league I'd watch it and support them.

The fact that wifies are not as good as mannies is completely irrelevant.

 

The juniors aren't as good as the seniors. One man and his dog watch them. (except in Ayrshire where 1000 dogs and their manbitches watch) 

 

Why? Cos the quality is shyte

 

But a million times better than the wifies


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Posted Yesterday, 07:14 PM

The costs of hosting are venue hire (they played at the Oriam and Ainslie Park), flights for the other three teams, putting them up in a hotel for a week and paying for their food.

Not a chance that cost anywhere near 120,000 euros or whatever it works out as in pounds. They made a profit out of that and actually were able to sign two foreign players on paid contracts with some of the money.

And I've already pointed out if you took that money away, they still likely made another six-figure sum from the competition.

You've actually managed to join in with an argument that was already finished, and lose it.


Calm down dear, I wasnt aware it was an argument

You made out that they brought in a 6 figure sum as some kind of prize money

It wasnt
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Posted Yesterday, 07:57 PM

Glasgow City were in the last 16 though.
I've a big email somewhere from UEFA detailing how much they made. It was a fairly sizeable six-figure sum.

  

Calm down dear, I wasnt aware it was an argument
You made out that they brought in a 6 figure sum as some kind of prize money
It wasnt


I said they made a six-figure sum from the Champions League this season. What part of that was I wrong about?
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Posted Yesterday, 08:00 PM




I said they made a six-figure sum from the Champions League this season. What part of that was I wrong about?


Maybe I'm wrong, but I dont think so

"They made a 6 figure sum" to me, means prize money

Not a fee given to, quote, "cover costs"
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Posted Yesterday, 08:07 PM

Maybe I'm wrong, but I dont think so

"They made a 6 figure sum" to me, means prize money

Not a fee given to, quote, "cover costs"


But even if you took that "cover costs" bit away, they were still around the six-figure mark from their involvement in the competition.
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Posted Yesterday, 08:27 PM

But even if you took that "cover costs" bit away, they were still around the six-figure mark from their involvement in the competition.


Suppose it depends what the costs were!
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Posted Yesterday, 09:26 PM

The juniors aren't as good as the seniors. One man and his dog watch them. (except in Ayrshire where 1000 dogs and their manbitches watch)

Why? Cos the quality is shyte

But a million times better than the wifies


Aye, good point.
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Posted Today, 07:36 AM

Don't have a strong opinion either way about the future of the women's game but this appears to be an area where panda has a lot more experience of the topic than others, so is worth listening to. The comparative quality argument is a bogey and eventually i think the women's game will find it's feet and prosper.

 

Would I go and watch it? No.


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Posted Today, 08:03 AM

check miller tryin tae weigh in oan a nuthin debate 😅
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Posted Today, 08:17 AM

I think Panda is essentially winning this utterly pointless debate.

Bit sad to see how raging one or two men are at the mere thought of women doing shit they don't want them to. It's pretty weak stuff.

Real men surely don't give a fuck, let the wifies do whatever, it's hardly threatening society.

 

 

The issue is the club wasting money on it not the fact there's a wifeys team.  I'm all for it - they should be self sufficient though.

 

Equality and all that.


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Posted Today, 10:00 AM

I'm sure women's football will be pretty big pretty quickly and generate vast sums of money. I only question if AFC will be able to get themselves a slice of the pie.
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