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The Business
Oct 25, 2003
In a world of my own.

We all support Southend hence why were on here. I feel frustrated about the lack of signings etc as much as anyone.

But I would heed caution to those wanting Ron Martin to walk away. For a start I am under the impression that his company own Roots Hall in effect and lets us play there rent free (or debt never called in) until the new stadium comes in.

Ron has said himself that his fianances and that of SUFC are linked in and i am sure Ron needs this to be a sucess as much as we do.

We have seen in the past a string of poor chairman (Johnson before my time and the Jobson who likened the fans to Hitlers youth movement). and Ron Martin is not one of them. he has come closer to moving this club forward than any other chairman in my 24 years as a Blues fan.

He gave Tilly money in the championship - It didnt work and we are finding it hard now finance wise. name me a club that isnt? name me a person that isnt finding it harder in the credit crisis?

What has changed so much since last week. Almost no-one will really miss either Revell or Betsy lets be honest. Maybe just maybe we have cleared the wages to get a few decent players on loan. We dont know.

King is a prat and has once again said some stupid things but again I repeat you dont know what he brings to the board room. Ron is certainly shrewd and I cannot see him carrying any passengers.

Call for Rons head if you like. Lets be honest we cant stop you but before you do maybe ponder who is going to come in and but us at this stage? Better the devil you know I think.

PS - Yes before a few of you ask I am Geoff King and Ron Martins gay lover / illegitimate son.