Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Does exactly what it says on the tin - the forum for football-related discussion.

Moderators: bristolhammerfc, sicknote, -DL-, Rio, Gnome, chalks, the pink palermo

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Rasp on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:23 pm

The pie n mash we had in a cardboard box on Saturday I wouldn't feed to a hog... I don't think a hog would eat it either.
Rasp
 
Posts: 2357
Joined: Tue Dec 16, 2008 2:44 pm

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby leveller on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:26 pm

sanchoz wrote:In terms of the searches at the Olympic Stadium, they could take a leaf out of what they do elsewhere and what I saw Wednesday last week. There were designated bag search and female search turnstiles for getting into Ashburton Grove. Clearly identifiable by signs above the turnstiles. Replicating this at the Olympic Stadium would be a good start and its something that has been raised with the club.

It may have been the time I walked past or something but to be honest I thought Arsenal last week was the only place I've ever seen bigger queues to get in the home end than the OS. Every other ground in the country I've not noticed them doing 100% searches on home fans, they only usually do it on away fans and that's only because they automatically suspect away fans of being hooligans. I do doubt the effectiveness and proportionality of 100% searches at the OS and it does cause a delay getting into the ground and a further feeling of being processed like sheep, a bit like the attempts to herd us to and from the station. It's our security at stake but I'm not sure where we get an input as to the methods being used.
leveller
 
Posts: 1826
Joined: Tue Feb 03, 2004 12:27 am

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Crouchend_Hammer on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:27 pm

bristolhammerfc wrote:
The coercion comes from the pre-sale promises about investment. The board promised we would 'move to the net level'.

You had a match day reserved seat at the Boleyn as did every other season ticket holder.


.


Playing devils advocate, they didn't say when we would reach the next level, or specifically what that next level would be. People have interpreted that in many different ways, with some, it seems expecting a Top 6 side immediately
Crouchend_Hammer
 
Posts: 8212
Joined: Thu Jan 15, 2004 10:31 am
Location: Forest Gate

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby James P on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:29 pm

Let's be honest though, we're not currently towards the next level are we.
User avatar
James P
 
Posts: 13994
Joined: Mon Jun 06, 2005 12:55 pm
Location: Romford

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Crouchend_Hammer on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:32 pm

James P wrote:Let's be honest though, we're not currently towards the next level are we.


Nope. This season has been disappointing for sure

But would people be moaning we hadn't reached the next level if we were comfortable in 9th place right now on about 45 points?
Crouchend_Hammer
 
Posts: 8212
Joined: Thu Jan 15, 2004 10:31 am
Location: Forest Gate

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby leveller on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:36 pm

Crouchend_Hammer wrote:But would people be moaning we hadn't reached the next level if we were comfortable in 9th place right now on about 45 points?

Maybe, but when we had the board throwing phrases around like "next level", "iconic UEFA Cat 4 world class stadium", "world class transport" what do you expect?
leveller
 
Posts: 1826
Joined: Tue Feb 03, 2004 12:27 am

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Crouchend_Hammer on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:40 pm

leveller wrote:Maybe, but when we had the board throwing phrases around like "next level", "iconic UEFA Cat 4 world class stadium", "world class transport" what do you expect?


But the first and third ones are opinion, so cannot be proved or disproved. What does 'world class' transport even mean (if in fact they even did say that?)

I will be the first to admit the board have been guilty of hyperbole, but it has only been 9 months. Probably fairer to judge where we are five years down the line
Crouchend_Hammer
 
Posts: 8212
Joined: Thu Jan 15, 2004 10:31 am
Location: Forest Gate

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby simon1982 on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:49 pm

Almost just in front[/quote]

I was a few rows behind them
User avatar
simon1982
 
Posts: 2050
Joined: Thu Jun 12, 2003 3:52 pm
Location: Clayhall

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby simonirons on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:57 pm

Crouchend_Hammer wrote:
Playing devils advocate, they didn't say when we would reach the next level, or specifically what that next level would be. People have interpreted that in many different ways, with some, it seems expecting a Top 6 side immediately


Within 7 years of them taking over :lol:
User avatar
simonirons
 
Posts: 5194
Joined: Sun Jan 21, 2007 3:51 pm
Location: Je Suis 200

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Porkeyes on Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:34 pm

Come on, when they said the next level they didn't say in which direction that would be did they?
User avatar
Porkeyes
 
Posts: 744
Joined: Mon Sep 24, 2012 1:47 pm
Location: Wickford Boys we are 'ere.......

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby brownout on Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:18 pm

leveller wrote:Maybe, but when we had the board throwing phrases around like "next level", "iconic UEFA Cat 4 world class stadium", "world class transport" what do you expect?


You forgot the 'world class players for a world class stadium'
User avatar
brownout
 
Posts: 8190
Joined: Sun Jan 04, 2004 9:26 pm

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby chalks on Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:27 pm

Crouchend_Hammer wrote: Probably fairer to judge where we are five years down the line


Hopefully nature will have run its course for these two, given there age, so a warming thought :raver:
User avatar
chalks
Sliding down his pole
 
Posts: 18796
Joined: Wed Dec 04, 2002 5:24 pm
Location: Introducing, Englands future number 7

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby LJ 80 on Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:11 pm

I've just learnt a friend of mine has been given a long contract working as the Health and safety liasion for the stadiums transition between football and other modes (athletics/concerts etc)working for the primary contractor for the work.

It's early days as only just been confirmed but several things he has already confirmed are highly likely to happen:
1st 3 games next season will all be away for definate
The scaffolding is going to be moved by form of hovercraft (no idea I didn't ask further)
The cost of doing them is ALOT although he couldn't give a figure but alluded to the well quoted £millions being correct.

Don't know how much worth this will bring but will add what i can when I see him next.
LJ 80
 
Posts: 73
Joined: Sun Jun 21, 2009 5:23 pm

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Coops on Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:51 pm

Arsenal probably are starting to look over their shoulders (although not at us) so they sort of got that bit right.
User avatar
Coops
 
Posts: 3507
Joined: Tue Jan 24, 2006 1:23 am
Location: Rayleigh, Essex

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby bristolhammerfc on Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:00 am

Bristol Rugby are trialing this and it works brilliantly.


http://www.bristolrugby.co.uk/news/asht ... r-service/
User avatar
bristolhammerfc
 
Posts: 7397
Joined: Mon Jun 04, 2007 5:50 pm
Location: In the city of Brunel, balloons and banksy

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Rocket on Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:59 pm

Looks great. I imagine installing this sort of thing would be the decision of the stadium operators?
User avatar
Rocket
 
Posts: 3601
Joined: Sun Aug 14, 2005 9:53 am
Location: South-East London

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby The Boleyn Hound on Thu Apr 13, 2017 1:44 pm

bristolhammerfc wrote:Bristol Rugby are trialing this and it works brilliantly.

http://www.bristolrugby.co.uk/news/asht ... r-service/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


"The serving process now takes the time needed to swap a piece of paper for your drinks".

:lol:

Bit like money then?
User avatar
The Boleyn Hound
 
Posts: 1331
Joined: Mon Jun 06, 2011 1:32 pm
Location: Optimist of the Year 2018

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Iron George on Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:34 pm

Coops wrote:Arsenal probably are starting to look over their shoulders (although not at us) so they sort of got that bit right.



Think it's more a case of Arsenal coming down to our level rather than us moving up to their (normal) level
Iron George
 
Posts: 2207
Joined: Fri Jun 27, 2008 10:57 am

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Coops on Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:06 am

It looks like crap security isn't just a LS problem.
https://www.facebook.com/FarPostFooty/videos/1765437563767885/?hc_ref=NEWSFEED
User avatar
Coops
 
Posts: 3507
Joined: Tue Jan 24, 2006 1:23 am
Location: Rayleigh, Essex

Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Pop Robson on Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:10 pm

Coops wrote:It looks like crap security isn't just a LS problem.
https://www.facebook.com/FarPostFooty/videos/1765437563767885/?hc_ref=NEWSFEED


Saw that on twitter,

Bournemouth fans Grassing up the fella or important enough to bring to the attention of Spurs !?
User avatar
Pop Robson
 
Posts: 15538
Joined: Wed Apr 16, 2003 9:12 pm

PreviousNext

Return to General Discussion

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Charlie Dove, Cuenca 'ammer, Dan1326, Ding, Google Adsense [Bot], ironsjh, Polaroid and 77 guests