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First minister recommends cancelation of all mass events due to the Chinese virus.

 

Will our game with Dundee United be affected?


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First minister recommends cancelation of all mass events due to the Chinese virus.

 

Will our game with Dundee United be affected?

Sounds like it’ll be from Monday onwards. Strange.

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The financial implications on most clubs will be horrendous if we’re all told to stay away. Hopefully someone has a chequebook ready to bail us out.

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The financial implications on most clubs will be horrendous if we’re all told to stay away. Hopefully someone has a chequebook ready to bail us out.

SPFL warned that they don’t have money to help clubs out with this

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No, they said they don't have money.


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Grim times. We (and other clubs) are in serious bother if it lats a decent amount of time and there’s no bailout.

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No, they said they don't have money.

Just a typo my friend, not much of a warning to say there’s money there for all

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Wonder what they will do if season can't be completed. Some saying they will just freeze the positions at that time and use them to decide promotion/relegation etc. Massive can of worms there.

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Wonder what they will do if season can't be completed. Some saying they will just freeze the positions at that time and use them to decide promotion/relegation etc. Massive can of worms there.

 

They'll need play the games at some point. Most clubs down here are already absolutely fucked financially without having 5 home matchdays wiped off the balance sheet. 

 

Fuck knows how and when you get the games played. If you extend the calendar into June and past player's contract expiry date, what then? 

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They'll need play the games at some point. Most clubs down here are already absolutely fucked financially without having 5 home matchdays wiped off the balance sheet.

 

Fuck knows how and when you get the games played. If you extend the calendar into June and past player's contract expiry date, what then?

Extending would be tough also with an effect on pre-season and the start of next season with a packed timetable already.

 

Noticed a team in Orkney having to play 2 league games on the same day due to weather postponements. That would be mad.

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Falkirk staying down then... absolutely fucking glorious.

Bring it on.

 

Lawsuits everywhere though.

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Bring it on.

 

Lawsuits everywhere though.

So all the GDP lost through the cancelation of events can be made up through billable hours. I fail to see a downside.


Now before Gavin goes, I'd like to ask him one more question.


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If they postponed the games for a few weeks we could maybe get away with Tuesday-Saturday games for the run in at best.

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If they postponed the games for a few weeks we could maybe get away with Tuesday-Saturday games for the run in at best.

They'd be better getting ahead of this and rescheduling games to bring them forward.

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They'd be better getting ahead of this and rescheduling games to bring them forward.

They should live with the reality of the situation, which is that large gatherings are really ill-advised until the weather heats up. That means closed-door games at best.


Now before Gavin goes, I'd like to ask him one more question.


Do you like Abba?

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Closed door games are impractical for leagues whose clubs depend so heavily on matchday revenue as Scotland's four national divisions. You're much better off deferring them even if it takes until the middle of June or something to complete the season. 


The site is supposed to be a place for the extended 'family' of Morton supporters - having an affinity with people that you don't know, because you share a love of your local football club. It's not supposed to be about point scoring and showing how 'clever' or 'funny' you are, or just being downright rude and offensive to people you don't know, because you can get away with it. Unfortunately, it seems the classic case of people who have little standing/presence in real life, use this forum as a way of making themselves feel as if they are something. It's sad, and I've said that before..

 

So, having been on Morton forums for about 15 years I guess, I've had enough... well done t*ssers, another Morton supporter driven away. You can all feel happy at how 'clever' you are

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They should live with the reality of the situation, which is that large gatherings are really ill-advised until the weather heats up. That means closed-door games at best.

We're apparently about 4 weeks behind Italy, and 10-14 weeks away from the peak of this. The early part of summer will come with it's own complications.

 

If we're being realistic, in that sense, if we delay now then it's unlikely that we can finish this season before next season begins.

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They should live with the reality of the situation, which is that large gatherings are really ill-advised until the weather heats up. That means closed-door games at best.

 

They are saying large gatherings aren't a particular concern, they are more focused on the spread in close proximity. Hospitality would be a bigger risk than being in the stand or the cowshed.

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We're apparently about 4 weeks behind Italy, and 10-14 weeks away from the peak of this. The early part of summer will come with it's own complications.

 

If we're being realistic, in that sense, if we delay now then it's unlikely that we can finish this season before next season begins.

That's all complete guesswork though: the impact could just as easily turn out to be less severe in the UK , either due to improving weather conditions or other factors that we can't pin down yet. So you keep your powder dry for the time being - postpone the remaining fixtures - and take further action in late May/June if it is required. If on the other hand we've all gotten over the shrieking, Victorian hysterics about a glorified cold by then the disruption will have been successfully minimised.


The site is supposed to be a place for the extended 'family' of Morton supporters - having an affinity with people that you don't know, because you share a love of your local football club. It's not supposed to be about point scoring and showing how 'clever' or 'funny' you are, or just being downright rude and offensive to people you don't know, because you can get away with it. Unfortunately, it seems the classic case of people who have little standing/presence in real life, use this forum as a way of making themselves feel as if they are something. It's sad, and I've said that before..

 

So, having been on Morton forums for about 15 years I guess, I've had enough... well done t*ssers, another Morton supporter driven away. You can all feel happy at how 'clever' you are

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The sauce table is our Wuhan wet market.

 

The Cowshed isn't a concern but the Sinclair Street Bridge is, the turnstiles are, the pie queue is...

 

Regarding it being impractical, yeah, it's also impractical for the hospitality and travel industries to have a global pandemic, yet they have one.


Now before Gavin goes, I'd like to ask him one more question.


Do you like Abba?

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That's all complete guesswork though: the impact could just as easily turn out to be less severe in the UK , either due to improving weather conditions or other factors that we can't pin down yet. So you keep your powder dry for the time being - postpone the remaining fixtures - and take further action in late May/June if it is required. If on the other hand we've all gotten over the shrieking, Victorian hysterics about a glorified cold by then the disruption will have been successfully minimised.

If you're in the Greenock/Glasgow area you're in one of the worst possible spots for the spread over the next few weeks, in terms of both climate and population density. Add an aging population to the equation and I'd be significantly less sanguine if I were you.

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Now before Gavin goes, I'd like to ask him one more question.


Do you like Abba?

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Allowing one team to play two games within a few days before some arbitrary date for banning crowds a fraction of the sizes of those games is absolutely bizarre and unjustifiable. How many people are going to be at games or gigs before Monday night with well over 500 people? 

 

The response across the board in the UK hasn't been anywhere close to competent or appropriate. 

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