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All to play for. Would love to see Torquay back as champions, with Hartlepool as runners up. Remember being in League 2; sorry Sutton fans, but your club would bring nothing to others in League 2, reliant upon gate receipts and visiting supporters - when grounds reopen of course.
 

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sorry Sutton fans, but your club would bring nothing to others in League 2, reliant upon gate receipts and visiting supporters - when grounds reopen of course.
Still living off of beating Coventry in the FA Cup, and letting everyone know about it, forgetting that they got dicked at Norwich in the next round.
 

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All to play for. Would love to see Torquay back as champions, with Hartlepool as runners up. Remember being in League 2; sorry Sutton fans, but your club would bring nothing to others in League 2, reliant upon gate receipts and visiting supporters - when grounds reopen of course.
Did Sutton once spill your pint?
 

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All to play for. Would love to see Torquay back as champions, with Hartlepool as runners up. Remember being in League 2; sorry Sutton fans, but your club would bring nothing to others in League 2, reliant upon gate receipts and visiting supporters - when grounds reopen of course.
I bet the rest of League 2 is really looking forward to away doubles featuring those two, when they’ve already got Barrow, Carlisle and Exeter!
 
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I bet the rest of League 2 is really looking forward to away doubles featuring those two, when they’ve already got Barrow, Carlisle and Exeter!
Torquay away, especially at the beginning or end of the season is always an away day to look forwards to. I get your point about Hartlepool though.
 

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Torquay away, especially at the beginning or end of the season is always an away day to look forwards to. I get your point about Hartlepool though.
Hartlepool can be a good weekend too, if you're that way inclined.
Newcastle's not that far away.
 

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Sutton will have to rip up their pitch

They have many many local community teams using it every week

That will wreck their plans
 

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Living just 500 yards from Sutton United, I hope they get up personally. They are at Notts County on Tuesday btw.

Is there such a place as East Cheam, though? If you’re 500 yards from Gander Green Lane surely you’re in West Sutton?

(Honest question, as I’m in Worcester Park and I’ve never heard of East Cheam).
 

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Is there such a place as East Cheam, though? If you’re 500 yards from Gander Green Lane surely you’re in West Sutton?

(Honest question, as I’m in Worcester Park and I’ve never heard of East Cheam).

East Cheam was derived from Tony Hancock who "lived" at Railway Cuttings, East Cheam in his shows of the 60's. There has been an East Cheam Occasionals Cricket Club too.
Given that Cheam is supposed to be the posh bit of the London Borough of Sutton, some people in the West Sutton area have added Cheam to their addresses, no doubt in a bid to inflate the value of property. But, no there is no real "East Cheam".
I should add that many Sutton United fans in the area are known as PROWS (People's Republic of West Sutton).
 
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Living just 500 yards from Sutton United, I hope they get up personally. They are at Notts County on Tuesday btw.
That is a very important game for both clubs
 
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Ah I meant Stockport
And they are also on a good run, and still in the equation - its a really tight division this year. Would be good for them also to return back to League 2, and feel that money invested in them rather than Salford City would have benefited the community in that region more - not that is any of my business where investors decide to put their money.
 

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And they are also on a good run, and still in the equation - its a really tight division this year. Would be good for them also to return back to League 2, and feel that money invested in them rather than Salford City would have benefited the community in that region more - not that is any of my business where investors decide to put their mone.

From what I hear, Sutton are ready financially to go up including the relaying of the grass pitch and a proposed new all weather facility.
 
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From what I hear, Sutton are ready financially to go up including the relaying of the grass pitch and a proposed new all weather facility.
Good luck to them; quite nice for you to wander up there when Bees aren’t playing, and maybe there is some level of excitement in the town at the possibility of League 2 football? I was always a bit surprised that a mate who lived in Stevenage with a young lad that loved football had no interest whatsoever in Stevenage, as neither his lad nor any of the kids at school gave 2 hoots about Stevenage, (all followed Premier League). Not really knowing Sutton, I half assumed that might be the case there, but maybe I’ve got that totally wrong.
 

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Good luck to them; quite nice for you to wander up there when Bees aren’t playing, and maybe there is some level of excitement in the town at the possibility of League 2 football? I was always a bit surprised that a mate who lived in Stevenage with a young lad that loved football had no interest whatsoever in Stevenage, as neither his lad nor any of the kids at school gave 2 hoots about Stevenage, (all followed Premier League). Not really knowing Sutton, I half assumed that might be the case there, but maybe I’ve got that totally wrong.

As stated earlier, lots of Chelsea fans around here but Sutton were averaging 1800 2 seasons ago and no reason why they wouldn't get 4k in the FL I have been there many times as my wife supports them. Would go to watch the Port Vale game if they make it.
 
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As stated earlier, lots of Chelsea fans around here but Sutton were averaging 1800 2 seasons ago and no reason why they wouldn't get 4k in the FL I have been there many times as my wife supports them. Would go to watch the Port Vale game if they make it.
Fair enough - glad to have been corrected.
 

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Not forgetting our silly Bee rivals in Barnet.
Bye, bye, Silly Bees.
Shame it isn't bye bye.
They deserved to be relegated, but there is no relegation from the National league this season.
 

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Remaining Games Top Four.

Torquay: Chesterfield(A), Bromley (H), Stockport (A), Barnet (H), Altrincham (A)

Sutton: Notts County (A), Weymouth (H), Woking (H), Maidenhead (A), Hartlepool (H), Barnet (A)

Hartlepool: Bromley (A), Maidenhead (H), Aldershot (A), Sutton (A), Weymouth (A)

Stockport: Wealdstone (H), Dagenham and Redbridge (H), Torquay (H), Woking (H), Yeovil (A)
 

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Suttons game in hand is Woking at home

On form that is a guaranteed three points
 

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Stockport and Torquay won today. Hartlepool lost.
Stockport's was a given against a very youthful looking Wealdstone side, who have only won one of their last twelve games, against Barnet, losing ten of them.
 
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Torquay seem to be putting a strong run together at a crucial time, but so too are Stockport, who they still have to play, giving Sutton and Hartlepool genuine hope, who also have to play each other. Going to be interesting watching this division play out from the sidelines. Thank god Andy Scott stopped the rot, MB stepped in and we avoided the drop to that level, as it is an absolute pig of a league to get out of.
 

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Going to be interesting watching this division play out from the sidelines. Thank god Andy Scott stopped the rot, MB stepped in and we avoided the drop to that level, as it is an absolute pig of a league to get out of.
I would have feared for us if we had dropped into this League
 

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Torquay seem to be putting a strong run together at a crucial time, but so too are Stockport, who they still have to play, giving Sutton and Hartlepool genuine hope, who also have to play each other. Going to be interesting watching this division play out from the sidelines. Thank god Andy Scott stopped the rot, MB stepped in and we avoided the drop to that level, as it is an absolute pig of a league to get out of.
As was discussed in the brill Zoom chitchat with AS this time last year (the highlight of Lockdown 1.0 for me), having turned the club around from so nearly falling into the abyss, the extent to which his input was crucial in beginning the journey to where we are today is frequently overlooked. Would MB have got involved had we been languishing in the depths of non league?

Rooting for the Gulls in this fascinating season finale. Far more interesting than the PL snoozefest. (Putney shenanigans notwithstanding :))
 

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Sutton are 4 behind Torquay with 2 games in hand. Starting with Play off chasing, out of form Notts County tomorrow night.

Stockport and Torquay are in great form. With the two facing each other, a week Saturday.

Come on you yellows 💪
 

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Ball back in Sutton's Court.

Two points behind Torquay with a game in hand, against struggling Woking this midweek.
 

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Come on Bromley! Good point at Torquay yesterday now 2 points off the play offs and bizarrely 2 of their last 4 matches are against Notts County who are in the final play off spot.
 

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Tuesday night = Sutton United v Woking on BT Sport 2 at 1945hrs.

Screw Bromley - only Fulham fans support them!!!! And weirdos. And weirdo Fulham fans.

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That is a dream game in hand
Woking have just lost 8 in a row
 

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Tuesday night = Sutton United v Woking on BT Sport 2 at 1945hrs.

Screw Bromley - only Fulham fans support them!!!! And weirdos. And weirdo Fulham fans.

:sueme:

:imwith:
And Bromley fans.
And millWALL fans on banning orders.
And south east London Brentford fans.
Ex Bee as manager.
Apology accepted
 

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Living right by Aldershot stadium I vaguely follow them and amused that having escaped relegation last year due to another clubs financial implosion they currently lie mid table and have multi million pound ex Fulham fatty flop Ross McCormack on their books!
 

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Living right by Aldershot stadium I vaguely follow them and amused that having escaped relegation last year due to another clubs financial implosion they currently lie mid table and have multi million pound ex Fulham fatty flop Ross McCormack on their books!
He's managed to open his gates then?
 

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I am not sure how Bromley’s ground would meet EFL standards but I guess they have a plan if they went up.
 

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That is a dream game in hand
Woking have just lost 8 in a row

Woking tried to furlough all their players and play the youth team, before they found out they would be fined. There are a lot of teams in that league who are either on the beach or playing kids to save money. A good example for the ESL clubs as to why relegation is a good thing for sporting integrity.
 

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Aldershot... ... have multi million pound ex Fulham fatty flop Ross McCormack on their books!
Was leading scorer in the 2nd tier with 28 goals for Leeds as recently as 2014 and has 13 international caps (ok, for Scotland).

So why is he still slumming it at Aldershot at the age of 34? Obsessed with playing football, or in need of the money?
 

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Was leading scorer in the 2nd tier with 28 goals for Leeds as recently as 2014 and has 13 international caps (ok, for Scotland).

So why is he still slumming it at Aldershot at the age of 34? Obsessed with playing football, or in need of the money?
Well he didn't play much at the end of his Fulham contract. One excuse was he couldn't open the gates to his drive. Think he was just collecting the cash really. Does he actually play for Aldershit?
 
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