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Question Any Questions?

Gustafferson

Well-known member
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Dec 19, 2020
Messages
20
You seem to have been involved more in recent weeks, have you passed a list of names to Ron for managerial/coaching positions?
 

southendkid

Director⭐
Joined
Aug 8, 2010
Messages
4,869
It sounds like our reputation is so bad at the moment that players are advised by their agents to come here only if they have literally no other options. Assuming that Ron is going nowhere (if he went I'd guess agents would give the new owner a chance) what can the club do to convince agents that the issues of the past (particularly players not being paid on time) aren't going to happen again?
 

fbm

Blue tinted optimist⭐
Joined
Oct 28, 2003
Messages
8,873
Location
Cloud cuckoo land
Thanks for your help Stan, your passionate assistance and knowledge is needed like never before.

I think the vast majority just want this ****show to stop. Every week is a new low.

If you can entice decent, athletic players to this club and get us out of this mess, you have my vote and support.

Please just bear in mind that some people won't agree with you so try not to to take it too personally if you get trolled. Thick skin needed, just don't engage.
 

South Bank Hank

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Joined
Nov 4, 2003
Messages
14,810
Location
Rayleigh
Ladies and Gentlemen, any questions you have about my involvement since summer, the club moving forward please fire away.

Stan.
Hey Stan. Thought your interview after the game was first class and I love what you appear to be saying. Maybe we can do this a different way though and we just start with the point you’ve raised?

Giving us an update on your involvement since summer and the club moving forward would be a great place to start.
 

jphfitz

Newbie⭐
Joined
Nov 7, 2011
Messages
34
Do you believe that Ron Martin can turn around his stewardship of the club with the necessary changes to the structure? After the offer that was made to was changed, you were rightly upset and stated you would not work with the club whilst Ron Martin is in charge. Have you seen something to change your opinion on this?
 

Flinty

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Joined
Jun 19, 2006
Messages
3,614
Location
Westcliff
Yes

If the investment from the chairman has been there for the past 3 seasons where are things going wrong ?

According to the chairman the club does not have a bad name in footballing circles despite rumours to the contrary, so why aren’t we attracting a better class of player ?

6 managers in little over 3 seasons have failed to get a southend team playing for the shirt…6 managers would suggest there are issues elsewhere, in your / the chairman’s opinion what is the root cause ?
 

eastling

Coach
Joined
Aug 7, 2010
Messages
1,083
The club is sinking rather rapidly everywhere you look. Do you and your associates actually have enough lifeboats?
 

Clarky176

Bravo
Joined
Jun 16, 2018
Messages
556
Was the role you were due to take in the summer then taken by Ricky Duncan (perhaps not the official role but perhaps some of the tasks he now does)?
 

AndyT

Lord of the Reedy River
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Aug 7, 2010
Messages
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Location
Hockley
On the hopes going forward, Stan, and looking at the way the NL sits at the moment, is there a thought that getting a more attacking style of play, playing without fear, and putting sides under pressure is the way ahead.

Giving younger players more freedom to express themselves and building a side around a goalscorer, as have the best sides at Southend over the years - Eastwood, Angell, Best, Yourself - and so on.
 

Danshrimper

Manager
Joined
Jan 26, 2012
Messages
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Will Ricky Duncan and Anton Robinson also be relieved of their duties as was suggested by yourself?

If the answer is no:

1) Will you still offer your help?

2) Do you still believe you can implement the changes you believe to be necessary with them still at the club?
 

Clarky176

Bravo
Joined
Jun 16, 2018
Messages
556
Also, will Tom have a say in this new appointment? I’d hope so given Ron has been doing these on his own for 5 years and that’s where problems began.
 

StanleyVictorCollymore

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Joined
Oct 6, 2021
Messages
43
You seem to have been involved more in recent weeks, have you passed a list of names to Ron for managerial/coaching positions?

I believe it's my responsibility as a former player with a profile, contacts, 30 years in the sport to offer help.

So from July I've communicated with Ron and Tom giving them ideas, my preferred role at the club if they want something more tangible, problems in the club, and yes, names of new managers should the club move away from Phil Brown and Co.

Names are excellent and like Tom Lawrence would pay the club back 5 fold in the coming seasons.

I want a role, I know my strengths and they are to facilitate the change of Southend United Football Club from shambles yo shining light.

I am prepared to do this transparently, speedily, backed by industry pros that Championship clubs would be delighted to have on their side, and with Southend United, and Southend United alone at heart.
 

StanleyVictorCollymore

Well-known member
Joined
Oct 6, 2021
Messages
43
Will Ricky Duncan and Anton Robinson also be relieved of their duties as was suggested by yourself?

If the answer is no:

1) Will you still offer your help?

2) Do you still believe you can implement the changes you believe to be necessary with them still at the club?
I believe everyone involved in the first team football staff who's responsibility it is to buy, sell, negotiate, recruit, put out teams should be sacked. Today.
 

samtheshrimp

New Member
Joined
May 2, 2015
Messages
1
Ladies and Gentlemen, any questions you have about my involvement since summer, the club moving forward please fire away.

Stan.
No questions, I trust you to do what’s needed. Just a plea from me.

Be thick skinned. We have suffered so much disappointment and smoke and mirrors, a lot of fans are cynical of anything, and don’t know a good thing when it comes along like an ex player who wants to help fix things. Ignore the comments, and prove them wrong with actions and delivery.

Up the blues, and thank you Stan!
 
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