Saturday, 3pm, Jimmy's Statue

Discussion in 'Coventry City General Chat' started by NorthernWisdom, May 16, 2019.

  1. Nick

    Nick Administrator

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2008
    Messages:
    100,492
    Likes Received:
    35,503
    Location:
    Coventry
    Credit:
    £13,455.42
    I agree, shouldn't be abuse of people going into the game to watch a game of Rugby. The majority will just be rugby fans probably with no idea, they arent all like the bellends who want to see the club go bust or think its a statement that they now support Wasps.
     
    lifeskyblue likes this.
  2. Grendel

    Grendel Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2011
    Messages:
    45,265
    Likes Received:
    13,943
    Credit:
    £4,583.31
    I half agree
     
  3. NorthernWisdom

    NorthernWisdom Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2013
    Messages:
    18,923
    Likes Received:
    14,522
    Credit:
    £2,780.99
    I think it's best to avoid 'blame' altogether tomorrow, and just focus on the fact we're suffering.
     
    Otis and skybluetony176 like this.
  4. Grendel

    Grendel Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2011
    Messages:
    45,265
    Likes Received:
    13,943
    Credit:
    £4,583.31
    Mmmmmm
     
  5. Nick

    Nick Administrator

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2008
    Messages:
    100,492
    Likes Received:
    35,503
    Location:
    Coventry
    Credit:
    £13,455.42
    Not just to random people though going into the game?

    If of course you know full well its somebody like steve from cov but it might just be a bloke who likes watching Rugby minding his own business.
     
  6. johnb

    johnb Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2012
    Messages:
    67
    Likes Received:
    48
    Credit:
    £132.50
    I’m in. Blockading the stadium car parks would be my first option but I’ll go along with the turnstiles instead, better than us all standing by Jimmy Hill’s statue looking like lost sheep.
     
    no_loyalty likes this.
  7. NorthernWisdom

    NorthernWisdom Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2013
    Messages:
    18,923
    Likes Received:
    14,522
    Credit:
    £2,780.99
    Sometimes, you have to play the game, and it's right that confrontation wouldn't help. If somebody were to talk to me as per their board link as given, then I'd give my views back. I equally wouldn't want it be seen as anti SISU and nothing else, after all. But that's it, I don't think it serves a purpose, in this instance, to have a protest as anti SISU, anti Wasps, anti CCC. Anybody turning up will have their own views, many different, but the emphasis is whoever's at fault, it affects us all - we may all bicker here, but the consequences are felt by us all. We need to fight for the club, not against each other.

    Frankly, this should have all been started long ago so a campaign could build up and maybe have a more decisive effect but, again, we are where we are.
     
    skybluetony176 likes this.
  8. edgy

    edgy Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2011
    Messages:
    1,420
    Likes Received:
    203
    Credit:
    £18.07
    Just checked on twitter under our usual hashtag #pusb and there is nothing regarding this. I'm not sure this is being pushed enough by the main players, if at all.
     
  9. Covkid1968#

    Covkid1968# Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2013
    Messages:
    631
    Likes Received:
    390
    Location:
    South Leics...unfortunately
    Credit:
    £533.83
    Good post that man
     
  10. NorthernWisdom

    NorthernWisdom Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2013
    Messages:
    18,923
    Likes Received:
    14,522
    Credit:
    £2,780.99
    Go for it in trying to get it out there.

    Collective action, collective responsibility!
     
  11. Nick

    Nick Administrator

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2008
    Messages:
    100,492
    Likes Received:
    35,503
    Location:
    Coventry
    Credit:
    £13,455.42
    To be fair, everybody in sky blue in the pub will probably be more effective than randomly standing about outside! Get in Cov Welsh, Bull and Anchor and then the Brewery. Carry out on the grass with a picnic.
     
  12. Tommo1993

    Tommo1993 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2019
    Messages:
    727
    Likes Received:
    419
    Credit:
    £897.96
    This. I’m happy to push it on twitter if people on here are happy for it to go on there. Don’t want over-disgruntled yobs jumping on and just coming along to give out a torrent of abuse. I’ll call a Wasps ‘fan’ many things, but tomorrow just needs diplomacy, right?
     
    TTG likes this.
  13. ccfchoi87

    ccfchoi87 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2016
    Messages:
    1,734
    Likes Received:
    777
    Credit:
    £379.79
    Need to get it on the Facebook forums too. I fear it may be too late to attract a crowd.
     
  14. NorthernWisdom

    NorthernWisdom Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2013
    Messages:
    18,923
    Likes Received:
    14,522
    Credit:
    £2,780.99
    I agree, too late.

    but can at least give it a go? Can't control who comes really, but that's also the consequence of no 'official' support for it.
     
    ccfchoi87 likes this.
  15. bawtryneal

    bawtryneal Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2011
    Messages:
    2,398
    Likes Received:
    1,726
    Location:
    Bawtry, South Yorks
    Credit:
    £610.21
    Are you going along.
     
  16. NorthernWisdom

    NorthernWisdom Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2013
    Messages:
    18,923
    Likes Received:
    14,522
    Credit:
    £2,780.99
    His presence would be most welcome. Once he puts aside his schtick he's articulate and intelligent, and has a valid POV.
     
  17. skybluetony176

    skybluetony176 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2013
    Messages:
    21,719
    Likes Received:
    12,579
    Credit:
    £5,078.18
    Hopefully he is. In all seriousness I would genuinely love to see him there, Nick too.
     
  18. NorthernWisdom

    NorthernWisdom Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2013
    Messages:
    18,923
    Likes Received:
    14,522
    Credit:
    £2,780.99
    Offer to buy them a pint ;)
     
    skybluetony176 likes this.
  19. edgy

    edgy Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2011
    Messages:
    1,420
    Likes Received:
    203
    Credit:
    £18.07
    I don't think my Twitter avatar will be well received.
     
  20. NorthernWisdom

    NorthernWisdom Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2013
    Messages:
    18,923
    Likes Received:
    14,522
    Credit:
    £2,780.99
    :D

    Damn it man, you have more followers than me, so what are you moaning about ;)
     
  21. skybluetony176

    skybluetony176 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2013
    Messages:
    21,719
    Likes Received:
    12,579
    Credit:
    £5,078.18
    Meh! :)
     
  22. edgy

    edgy Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2011
    Messages:
    1,420
    Likes Received:
    203
    Credit:
    £18.07
    It needs a "known" twitter handle to post it and then everyone retweets, that's how it will snowball. Trust, PSBG, JimmyHillWay, one of the supporters groups....

    If I post it, I'll be battered by the usuals immediately and then it will be squashed before it even takes off.
     
  23. NorthernWisdom

    NorthernWisdom Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2013
    Messages:
    18,923
    Likes Received:
    14,522
    Credit:
    £2,780.99
    Well I've asked the Trust... via various avenues. Still silence. tbh it's getting a bit late for numbers even if they come on board now (really, they were needed yesterday, this morning... some time!), so we might have to go viral instead.

    How about a hashtag we try and get trending? #SkyBlueProtest or something?
     
  24. NorthernWisdom

    NorthernWisdom Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2013
    Messages:
    18,923
    Likes Received:
    14,522
    Credit:
    £2,780.99
    Keep having nightmares about accidentally tweeting FUCK OFF WASPS, FUCK OFF SISU, FUCK OFF CCC from my work twitter account :D
     
    olderskyblue likes this.
  25. edgy

    edgy Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2011
    Messages:
    1,420
    Likes Received:
    203
    Credit:
    £18.07
    Lol... same here from my U9s football team account ;)

    #skybluerally ?
     
  26. clint van damme

    clint van damme Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 3, 2015
    Messages:
    12,370
    Likes Received:
    12,755
    Credit:
    £2,204.36
    I think this protest should be about getting the parties involved to recognise the damaging affect it's having on the CCFC support.
    The fan base of the club sisu are custodians of and a group who I strongly suspect have a far bigger proportion of Coventry council tax payers and residents than wasps.
    We're not going to garner any sympathy if we start abusing people.
     
  27. Nick

    Nick Administrator

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2008
    Messages:
    100,492
    Likes Received:
    35,503
    Location:
    Coventry
    Credit:
    £13,455.42
    "Fuck off Wasps, if you want a bit then we will give it you - Jake, Aged 8"
     
  28. Nick

    Nick Administrator

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2008
    Messages:
    100,492
    Likes Received:
    35,503
    Location:
    Coventry
    Credit:
    £13,455.42
    Thats the key bit really.

    Unless they are really fat or trip over when walking past.
     
  29. olderskyblue

    olderskyblue Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2011
    Messages:
    2,674
    Likes Received:
    1,613
    Credit:
    £737.04
    Careful, that would be me if I could make it...
     
  30. vow

    vow Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2015
    Messages:
    4,000
    Likes Received:
    2,407
    Location:
    Coventry
    Credit:
    £427.03
    Picky fooker.......enjoy ya meal!
     
  31. pastythegreat

    pastythegreat Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2013
    Messages:
    2,670
    Likes Received:
    1,872
    Credit:
    £1,461.57
    Love it. Plain, simple and to the point.
     
  32. Nick

    Nick Administrator

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2008
    Messages:
    100,492
    Likes Received:
    35,503
    Location:
    Coventry
    Credit:
    £13,455.42
    I have just read they have collections tomorrow for armed force charities.

    Thinking outside the box, it might send more of a message if people in cov tops were shaking some buckets to help. Actually doing something and being charitable! ;)

    So far nobody actually knows what people will do when they get to the statue, so it's going to be a group of city fans stood there.
     
    TTG and peace ndlovu like this.
  33. wal3590

    wal3590 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2011
    Messages:
    565
    Likes Received:
    141
    Credit:
    £127.31
    To save you a wasted trip the Bull and Anchor is shut currently, normally rammed on Wasps matchdays so wonder where these people will head instead?
     
  34. Nick

    Nick Administrator

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2008
    Messages:
    100,492
    Likes Received:
    35,503
    Location:
    Coventry
    Credit:
    £13,455.42
    Oh shit, I did hear it was having a refurb but forgot. Easy Parking then!

    Cov Welsh is the next one on the way down ;) Can of stella from behind the bar out the fridge.
     
  35. NorthernWisdom

    NorthernWisdom Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2013
    Messages:
    18,923
    Likes Received:
    14,522
    Credit:
    £2,780.99
    Grendel has yet to say no. if nothing else, people should come along to play 'guess the Grendel ;)'
     
    olderskyblue likes this.

Share This Page