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Also Quay Celtic who have an excellent pitch, that was made available for EL group stage prep in 2020, due to annual Oct-Nov flooding in grass pitch owned by Grammar Sch that DFC use.
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https://ibb.co/G2WV8tH

Really hope they employ someone with a powerhouse before the start of the season

It’s 10 times worse in person
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Some way to boost season ticket sales , surrounded by birds shit.
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PAINT - PAINT - PAINT . Especially the white wall behind TOWN GOALS , paint wall in front of main stand , paint the main stand .
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cooney wrote: Tue Feb 07, 2023 8:54 pm https://ibb.co/G2WV8tH

Really hope they employ someone with a powerhouse before the start of the season

It’s 10 times worse in person
That's not a good look. We all know the ground is terrible but there are plenty of quick wins the club could have but don't.
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Louth4sam wrote: Tue Feb 07, 2023 9:47 pm
cooney wrote: Tue Feb 07, 2023 8:54 pm https://ibb.co/G2WV8tH

Really hope they employ someone with a powerhouse before the start of the season

It’s 10 times worse in person
That's not a good look. We all know the ground is terrible but there are plenty of quick wins the club could have but don't.
It's not hard to get people even in on a scheme to clean the rubbish, weed and do a general tidy up including painting the ground. Not massive jobs but would spruce the ground up and make it somewhat respectable. If there was a fire, who would be liable if it is caused by the build up of debris and rubbish behind the advertising hoarding? The painting of walls. It isn't the Sistine Chapel, it's masonry wall, once there is a fresh coat of paint and general tidy up that's all that matters.

I remember cpl seasons ago being in the main stand in inchicore and the seats were absolutely destroyed with pigeon shit. And to cap it off there were still pigeons in the roof dropping their loads off during the game. As someone said even get a power washer up and that will remove the current crap that's there.
There is an apparent lack of pride in the ground from various owners. I know people will say the first team is what's important, but it is the little things that sometimes make the most difference. Who in 2023 or any year for that matter wants to sit in filth and grime?
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Bohs have managed to throw up a covered terraced away end over the winter. I know every situation is different but incremental improvements are possible
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niall_hearty2000 wrote: Wed Feb 08, 2023 8:22 am
Louth4sam wrote: Tue Feb 07, 2023 9:47 pm
cooney wrote: Tue Feb 07, 2023 8:54 pm https://ibb.co/G2WV8tH

Really hope they employ someone with a powerhouse before the start of the season

It’s 10 times worse in person
That's not a good look. We all know the ground is terrible but there are plenty of quick wins the club could have but don't.
It's not hard to get people even in on a scheme to clean the rubbish, weed and do a general tidy up including painting the ground. Not massive jobs but would spruce the ground up and make it somewhat respectable. If there was a fire, who would be liable if it is caused by the build up of debris and rubbish behind the advertising hoarding? The painting of walls. It isn't the Sistine Chapel, it's masonry wall, once there is a fresh coat of paint and general tidy up that's all that matters.

I remember cpl seasons ago being in the main stand in inchicore and the seats were absolutely destroyed with pigeon shit. And to cap it off there were still pigeons in the roof dropping their loads off during the game. As someone said even get a power washer up and that will remove the current crap that's there.
There is an apparent lack of pride in the ground from various owners. I know people will say the first team is what's important, but it is the little things that sometimes make the most difference. Who in 2023 or any year for that matter wants to sit in filth and grime?
That's it in a nutshell and what I meant by quick wins.

Have a fans volunteering day, get sponsorship from local companies for paint, equipment hire etc. Publish it on website social media. You're not only getting the ground tidied but getting fan engagement and giving them a feeling of being involved with the club. Wouldn't be that hard to organise and should probably be done at least once a season.
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seand wrote: Wed Feb 08, 2023 8:52 am Bohs have managed to throw up a covered terraced away end over the winter. I know every situation is different but incremental improvements are possible
Would love to know the cost as it actually looks pretty decent
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Where are the pictures for this?
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niall_hearty2000 wrote: Wed Feb 08, 2023 9:17 am Where are the pictures for this?
https://mobile.twitter.com/dlLambo/stat ... 9461611520
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Mileurista wrote: Wed Feb 08, 2023 10:17 am
niall_hearty2000 wrote: Wed Feb 08, 2023 9:17 am Where are the pictures for this?
https://mobile.twitter.com/dlLambo/stat ... 9461611520
Thanks. Looks good
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And that's only temporary for Bohs, not part of the full redevelopment of Dalymount.
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What's the rule with UEFA regarding temp stands for european qualifiers? Is it that they have to be closed off for the matches or aren't allowed to be erected at all?
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Towelie wrote: Wed Feb 08, 2023 2:51 pm What's the rule with UEFA regarding temp stands for european qualifiers? Is it that they have to be closed off for the matches or aren't allowed to be erected at all?
Cliftonville had a temp stand a few years back when they played Celtic in champions league qualifiers
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