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Ralphy Posted on 15/11/2011 23:15
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

Been binned? Is ME Mark page returning?

biggee Posted on 15/11/2011 23:16
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

because he tone deaf

rob_fmttm Posted on 15/11/2011 23:16
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

??

weemoby Posted on 16/11/2011 07:08
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

My understanding is that Ralphy is correct - 'Me Mark Page' is returning for the next home game.

Emmersons_BrazillianDong Posted on 16/11/2011 10:44
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

Looks like the Viduka money has finally come through.

rob_fmttm Posted on 16/11/2011 10:52
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That would be a very stupid panic move - nothing against Me Mark.. but it would be panic tactics.

sasboro1 Posted on 16/11/2011 11:02
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

maybe the new PA man has a busy schedule or doenst really fancy doing it anymore. Doesnt always mean boro have sacked him.

Egglescliffe_pot Posted on 16/11/2011 11:02
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

WTF is this about. ME Mark has done long enough and finally we get rid.
Why would the club bring him back ? So Far the new guy has been pretty good. The musinc choice is different and varied, he is enthusiatic without being a dick (like MMP) - World of sport at half time is tremendous !

Surely this is a wind up.

CAPSLOCK Posted on 16/11/2011 11:05
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

I know the DJ and he said they got rang up and sacked without explaination [B)]

Boro_Brick_Road Posted on 16/11/2011 11:07
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

Hopefully this is a wind up, I really like Mike's music selection before the game and a great improvement from Me-Mark-Page!!

sasboro1 Posted on 16/11/2011 11:11
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gibson out! [^]

Egglescliffe_pot Posted on 16/11/2011 11:12
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

Lets face it why would the club do this ? Mark Page ran his course and in the end became deeply unpopular with most. This would be a stupid move. Or could it be the clubs way of believing this is what the fans want and if they bring back MMP then the crowds will flood back ??
It must be a wind up as Mike M has done nothing wrong

Ralphy Posted on 16/11/2011 11:16
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

Why would the DJ lie about being sacked?

bendylikemendi Posted on 16/11/2011 11:17
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Seems to have been confirmed on his twitter.

Not sure what the club's thinking is behind the decision, but the words jerk and knee spring to mind.

RedcarBlock53 Posted on 16/11/2011 11:20
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Not a massive fan of the PA being used for anything other than essential stuff but atleast this seasons DJ played some decent tunes and some good local bands. MMP is absolutely cringeworthy [V]

nor_mate Posted on 16/11/2011 11:27
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shyte that. I thought him and the DJ were good. Liked the 'we are Middlesbrough Football Club' and the Kasabian track just before kick off. Might sound daft but thought it give us a bit of 'identity' at home games, if that makes sense. Something you always knew you'd get before kick off etc.

Always played good music as well.

hope to XXXXXX MMP isn't coming back. Daft, boring chunt who loves his own voice and loves utterly shyte music.

ThornabyBoroBoy Posted on 16/11/2011 11:27
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Is this true?? it would be a shame if it was he was miles better than Page, I loved the "We Are Middlesbrough Football Club" before every game aswell [sad]

sasboro1 Posted on 16/11/2011 11:28
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oh well, its another excuse for people to complain and not go to games[|)]


ThornabyBoroBoy Posted on 16/11/2011 11:30
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Can i just ask: can someone actully comfirm this?????

rob_fmttm Posted on 16/11/2011 11:30
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Maybe we needed to be more vocal in our support earlier - I know there is no reason really why we should but you would be shocked (or perhaps not) by the volume of people that moan about everything these days. And how many people write letters and emails ending with ... if you don't get rid of the drummer/the dj/the music policy/the pies - then I'm not renewing my ticket next season.

Often, elfish and childish if you ask me.

nor_mate Posted on 16/11/2011 11:31
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he's confirmed it on his Twitter mate. @mikemcgrother

Chris_From_Pitchside Posted on 16/11/2011 11:31
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I, for one, am definitely not going back till the announcer and DJ are reinstated and a public apology is made by the club.

rob_fmttm Posted on 16/11/2011 11:33
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What I do know is that when people are dismissed from positions like this they are often asked/instructed not to personally comment.

nor_mate Posted on 16/11/2011 11:33
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

been well and truly shyt on with regards to no explanation either. He's always seemed a good fella when he's posted on here.

Joelinho Posted on 16/11/2011 11:45
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What Rob says is right - we're not in any more and can't really talk about it...at least not on here.

There's always my Twitter @JoelBabyHerc...

skiprat Posted on 16/11/2011 11:51
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

It's quite pathetic that you can't talk about being sacked.

Of all of the people I would sack at the club you lads would be bottom of the list, well maybe just in front of Roary. [:D]

Humpty Posted on 16/11/2011 11:54
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

Do they really think the new PA are the reasons behind the attendance fluctuations? I'll be gutted if they bring back Page.

Redrobrob Posted on 16/11/2011 11:56
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

Went to my first game of the season last week, i thought the new PA team was a big improvement.
Strange decision. Even stranger to take MMP back.

Tom_Fun Posted on 16/11/2011 12:00
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

Seems that, apart from the football side of things, the club is very poorly run.

sasboro1 Posted on 16/11/2011 12:01
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

"Seems that, apart from the football side of things, the club is very poorly run."


someone needs to have words with Steve gibson. Who else is left to blame?

bernies_cigs Posted on 16/11/2011 12:02
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

we'll get relegated if MMP comes back

Tom_Fun Posted on 16/11/2011 12:03
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

I'm pretty sure Gibson is not 'hands on', but the people he has left in charge don't exactly help themselves with things like this, do they?

Joelinho Posted on 16/11/2011 12:04
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It's cool, we're all good.

Gene_Vincent Posted on 16/11/2011 12:06
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Shocking if MMP comes back. He's dreadful.

nor_mate Posted on 16/11/2011 12:14
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you might be cool Joel, but I can't be arsed hearing 'we didn't start the fire' 3 times every game!

Joelinho Posted on 16/11/2011 12:24
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I'm just appreciative that we got to do it for a bit, we had a laugh and it was an interesting thing to learn how to do. The club wanted to make the change (whether it's to the previous incumbent again, I don't know) and that's up to them, just as we benefited last time.

Onwards!

UTB


ccole Posted on 16/11/2011 12:24
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I thought the new guy was a big improvement. I also liked the way he seemed to listen to people’s opinions and cleanly took on board some of the comments and suggestions. Example, waiting 30 seconds after the final whistle before playing a record to the players could hear the crowds appreciation after a performance.


I would be very interested to hear the reasoning behind this.

sasboro1 Posted on 16/11/2011 12:26
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"I'm pretty sure Gibson is not 'hands on', but the people he has left in charge don't exactly help themselves with things like this, do they?
"

thought he said recently he was having a more hands on role. MFC isnt exactly a massive company so i'm sure he is involved in deciding who the PA person is. Its not like there is a board of director or many employees. or will he turn up at next game and wonder why MMP or whoever is on the speakers. cant be many other people left to stick the blame on anymore.

viv_andersons_nana Posted on 16/11/2011 12:29
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A lot of heads on here seemed to like Mike and Joel, myself included. I moaned about the 'goal music' and the volume(sometimes) and the playing of that Kasabian track just before kick-off, but they were a MASSIVE improvement on the idiot that is Mark Page. I got the impression Mike and Joel cared about what people thought and were getting some good feedback. The playing of local bands' tracks at games was a great idea.

So it's nice to see the club just dismiss all of their hard-work and get rid of them. What an absolutely ridiculous thing to do.

Sacking the two blokes who most people seemed to like, sending out texts about 'dressing up' for the game because that tw*t off Soccer AM is bringing his worse-than-dreadful quiz into town... it's been quite a week for the PR people at the club.

Emmersons_BrazillianDong Posted on 16/11/2011 12:33
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Rob - you change your tune so quick to support the club at times.

Not really arsed who does/doesn't DJ PA etc etc but it would be interesting to see the reasoning.

Humpty Posted on 16/11/2011 12:40
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What Viv said.

their biggest attribute was that they listened to the fans, something the club would do well to take on board.

viv_andersons_nana Posted on 16/11/2011 12:45
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"their biggest attribute was that they listened to the fans, something the club would do well to take on board."

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rob_fmttm Posted on 16/11/2011 12:53
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I don't know about changing my tune - people sometimes copy me in to their moans and groans or come up to me and have to tell me. I respect what they are saying about prices and many other issues. But having a go at the PA etc, the food, the singing, the lack of singing, dressing up etc. Sometimes saying they will never come back to the Riverside again, well.. what is that all about?

I can't stand all that dressing up either but I don't thnik it is the end of the world. I think the end of the PA blokes is a very bad move. But did we do enough to show our support for what they were doing?

bear66 Posted on 16/11/2011 13:01
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I don't recall any gripes on here regarding the new PA man . . . . so that suggests he was generally liked, or even liked a lot. Sad state of affairs when something good at the club is thrown out . . .

PinkPonce Posted on 16/11/2011 13:02
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Nailed on defeat on Saturday if MMP is back [sad]

PP ... x

viv_andersons_nana Posted on 16/11/2011 13:04
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Personally, I don't think it would have mattered one jot whether people showed more appreciation towards what Mike and Joel were doing. The club have shown time and time again that they aren't really interested in what the fans are saying.

'Give us yer money, make a sound only when prompted by the club's official orchestrator of match-day fun...'

Very sad.

UAUA Posted on 16/11/2011 13:06
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

Most of the crowd couldnt care less who the announcer is - and rightly so.

gravyboat Posted on 16/11/2011 13:08
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'I can't stand all that dressing up either'

Except on stage, eh? [;)]

fatharrywhite Posted on 16/11/2011 13:10
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

"Most of the crowd couldnt care less who the announcer is "

they do if it's an annoying c*** like mark page

sasboro1 Posted on 16/11/2011 13:11
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"
Most of the crowd couldnt care less who the announcer is - and rightly so."

very true, most dont take to their seats until just befor kick off. then rush down for pint before halftime, come back after the 2nd half has started and leave before the end of the game.

i honestly dont take much notice of the PA man. half time i'm in the concourse anyway

UAUA Posted on 16/11/2011 13:11
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You're a bit sad if you get that worked up over an announcer.

fatharrywhite Posted on 16/11/2011 13:15
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Yes, i love been forced to do mexican waves by that tosspot.

gravyboat Posted on 16/11/2011 13:16
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'very true, most dont take to their seats until just befor kick off. then rush down for pint before halftime, come back after the 2nd half has started and leave before the end of the game.'

*Most*, or just a few?

jgreggs Posted on 16/11/2011 13:17
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Mark Page returning? [:o)][ref][V]

atkingson Posted on 16/11/2011 13:18
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Mark Page is twice the MC that other guy is.
hat other fella just shouts as loud as he can, he doesn;t have any charisma either.

rob_fmttm Posted on 16/11/2011 13:27
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You are wrong Viv - as part of a fans group and as an individual I've done loads of work with the football club in recent times. I find doors are open far wider now than ever before.

For instance - At present we are working on a big MFC exhbition for fans memorabilia etc at the Dorman Museum and the club have opened their doors saying come in and collect anything you feel appropriate. Maybe not such a big deal you think but I can't imagine that several years ago

Fans have been working on everything from changing the food to changing the prices at the Riverside. The wording of things like votes For or Against Pigbag and the Power game was arrived at after discussion with some supporters.

Doesn't mean everyone agrees on everything all the time but the fact there are fans working parties looking at policy with the club is a big step forward.

Some of this I am personally involved in some I am not. Just that there are often fans behind or making their opinions known before decisions are made by the club.

Also the level of community work is still very high - yesterday we were at Butterwick Childrens Hospice and last week a new special needs school in Hurworth. Now you may say where is the relevance but this is MFC getting out into the community and trying to help people. It is not about selling match tickets it is just caring for the community as a whole. I really believe in this.


Northwestboro Posted on 16/11/2011 13:28
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Thought the guys were doing a decent job

Personally think its a bad decision by the club

Unless they have got Vic & Bob !! [:O]

UTB

PRTEESSIDE Posted on 16/11/2011 13:35
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Local lad - heart in the club - more enthusiasm - music a million per cent better - prepared to listen to what the fans want - cheaper than his predeceesor.

The only thing I could say against him was that he did not start any Mexican waves and I just love them.

Another PR own goal by the club.

Probably a waste of time but does anybody know how to set up one of those on line petitions and lets see how many we can get to sign up.

atkingson Posted on 16/11/2011 13:38
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PRTEESSIDE totally agree.

I don't see why people wanted rid of Mark Page in the first place. He caters for people of all ages(music wise). He also has the kind of enthusiasm that you can feel and he makes you feel involved. This new MC is just dull, he has no character at all.

ccole Posted on 16/11/2011 13:40
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"The wording of things like votes For or Against Pigbag and the Power game was arrived at after discussion with some supporters"



Was it ever mentioned about having a selection for "NO AFTER GOAL MUSIC"?


bear66 Posted on 16/11/2011 13:41
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PRTEESSIDE totally agree . . . . . and atkingson totally disagree

Joelinho Posted on 16/11/2011 13:42
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Well, Page has announced via his Facebook that he's back in, so fair play to him.


rob_fmttm Posted on 16/11/2011 13:46
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Yes it was ccole. Most definitely. But a slim majority voted that they wanted music after the goals. I got the impression that as it was a new era the football club would have been perfectly happy with no music after goals - but the crowd is very split on this and a majority wanted it.

Ralphy Posted on 16/11/2011 13:49
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'Well, Page has announced via his Facebook that he's back in, so fair play to him. '

[V][V][V][V][:(!]


fatharrywhite Posted on 16/11/2011 13:49
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when does these votes happen and who does them? Howe can it be that nearly everyone you talk to hates music after goals yet it still gets voted in??

viv_andersons_nana Posted on 16/11/2011 13:51
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Rob - I'm not questioning the club's work within the local community. I think they do some absolutely brilliant stuff and long may that continue.

What I am interested in is how the club interact with supporters when making decisions that affect what goes on at games. You say they are very keen on gathering the views of fans before making decisions, that you meet with them to discuss pricing of food/tickets and that is fair enough. We need more of that. But then, on the other hand, the club have made this decision without consulting anyone before-hand. Which is why people get annoyed, because for all the good work the club does, and there is plenty of that, they continually shoot themselves in the foot by just popping-up with a daft decision like this.

I understand the club is more 'open' towards supporters' opinions of late, you would know much more about that than me, but why do they bother with that if they're just going to do what they want anyway?

It's been confirmed that Mark Page has been given his job back. So who at the club thought that a good idea? It's incredibly difficult to find anyone on Teesside with a good word to say about what he does with his own unique brand of pre-match 'entertainment', pretty much every Boro fan I've spoken to since the summer was delighted to see the back of him, as well as all those on here who thought it was a good time to move him out and do something else.

Anyway, I suppose this is all futile now. Page is back, so the 'Riverside Wave' lives to fight another day, no doubt.

viv_andersons_nana Posted on 16/11/2011 13:52
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"when does these votes happen and who does them? Howe can it be that nearly everyone you talk to hates music after goals yet it still gets voted in??"

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robbso Posted on 16/11/2011 13:53
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"Also the level of community work is still very high - yesterday we were at Butterwick Childrens Hospice and last week a new special needs school in Hurworth. Now you may say where is the relevance but this is MFC getting out into the community and trying to help people."

That looks as though you are a club employee.

If so, what position do you play and are you getting the nod on Saturday?

MarlonD Posted on 16/11/2011 13:55
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FFS, listen to yourselves over who reads out the teams etc.

Fcuking pathetic.


sasboro1 Posted on 16/11/2011 13:57
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well said marlonD! does it really matter?

viv_andersons_nana Posted on 16/11/2011 13:57
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

But it's not just 'who reads out the teams' though is it? If that's ALL it was then there would be no problem.

It's all the nonsense that goes with it that gets on a lot of people's nerves.

Buddy Posted on 16/11/2011 13:59
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What I don't quite get is what Mike and Joel did wrong? I can take or leave most of what comes over the tannoy and that applies to these two and to Mark Page and to George at Anfield and all the rest of them. I had an issue with the volume of the speakers in the West Upper which I was assured they are working on, which seems like positive feedback to me.

It just seems strange to make a decision which obviously took some thought in the summer, then change it before Christmas for no reason that's apparent to anyone who listens to the output. Which means there surely must be more to it than meets the ear.

MarlonD Posted on 16/11/2011 13:59
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Is he our manager, does he play for the team ?!?!

So what does it matter, the only nonsense is coming from you & the rest of the wailing splitarses.

sasboro1 Posted on 16/11/2011 14:00
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maybe the big boss at the club has insisted that MMP comes back

borobadge Posted on 16/11/2011 14:01
P.A. Times at T'Riverside

i told 'em time after time to play some clash and reggae...[:D]

the reggae would have soothed the oldies and made them feel safe n comfortable, the clash wouldda stirred the rest, plus Gibbos a strummer fan !!

when Attilla played the records at B&H Albion, the first record he played at full blast was Anarchy in the U.K....because he could !!!!

robbso Posted on 16/11/2011 14:01
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I"m in The sas club, seat 2-3 mins before kick off, concourse half time then feck off at final whistle. I never notice music after a goal, why? cos i"m celebrating.

viv_andersons_nana Posted on 16/11/2011 14:13
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"So what does it matter"

It matters because, like I said, a lot of people get sick of the rubbish that goes on. It's a football match, not a basketball game or a street carnival.


bear66 Posted on 16/11/2011 14:16
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"when does these votes happen and who does them? Howe can it be that nearly everyone you talk to hates music after goals yet it still gets voted in??"

The vote was against, against, against . . . until the last minute of the last hour of the last day . . . .

oooooo Posted on 16/11/2011 14:17
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What I can't get my head around is them telling people not to comment? Unless you are something like a senior partner in a company with existing clients, I can't see them having any kind of non-disclosure agreement of gag to stop them talking. XXXXXXing hell, he was a part-time announcer ffs, not the CEO.

nor_mate Posted on 16/11/2011 14:23
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so Page can XXXXXX us off to go and live some shyte radio pipe dream, but when it goes tits up he can just walk back in, XXXXXXing off two decent lads?

chunt. Don't know anybody who has a good word for him.

rob_fmttm Posted on 16/11/2011 14:26
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But sadly for us there an awful lot of fans who do like all the cheer leading basketball stuff. The vote on run out music and after goal music was held last season on the MFC website but we also pushed it like mad on here - and even on this website it was quite clear that there was a big split between people that were pro-anti Pig Bag and that were pro anti after goal music etc.

I said "we" at community visits because I was there as well. I always try to attend every visit to tell the supporters about it as it is pretty important after all. As you know places like Butterwick cannot survive without the public.

But yes am very disappointed with this backward step on the PA and can't understand it.

nor_mate Posted on 16/11/2011 14:28
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firm believer that them 'votes' are fixed to XXXXXX, and not real at all. The people at the club want goal music so they're going to have it regardless.

PRTEESSIDE Posted on 16/11/2011 14:32
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Rob - Do you really think that anybody who has an opinion would want a return to what we have had to put up with on the PA for years compared to what we have had this year. At best people will say they are not bothered.

A true and loyal Boro fan has gone out of his way to listen to the fans and improve the match day experience and this is how hw has been treated.

With your foot in the door at the football club can you not convey the feelings of yourself and everybody on here to them and see whether in fact they do listen to the fans.

sasboro1 Posted on 16/11/2011 14:37
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maybe someone can ask steve gibson why its changing. i'm sure he will know why

wowee_zowee Posted on 16/11/2011 14:40
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Getting rid of Mike and Joel, when they were doing a GREAT job, to bring back MeMarkPage is a 'dropping a b0ll0ck and shooting yourself in the foot' mess up of Mike Ashley proportions.

JLinardi Posted on 16/11/2011 14:57
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Was it just me who liked it at the last home game when the pa system broke?? Just crowd noise no one bellowing in my ear was miles better.

Now I'm gonna have to listen to page shouting RIGHT OK as he strides across the pitch for the halftime penalties.

I wasn't to fussed on those other guys played way to much Indy and had that 'local' vibe going on. But at least they did listen and act on what the supporters wanted. And they had the sound levels at a more manageable volume at least where I sit anyway.

sasboro1 Posted on 16/11/2011 15:02
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"Was it just me who liked it at the last home game when the pa system broke?? Just crowd noise no one bellowing in my ear was miles better."

I noticed it broke or stopped. maybe it is linked

Torino Posted on 16/11/2011 15:16
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Mark Page is twice the MC that other guy is.
hat other fella just shouts as loud as he can, he doesn;t have any charisma either.
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That coming from FMTTM's very own captain charisma[rle]

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But did we do enough to show our support for what they were doing?
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What the fu*k did you want the fans to do then ? Chant their names none stop for 90mins ?[rle][:o)]

UAUA Posted on 16/11/2011 15:22
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"maybe someone can ask steve gibson why its changing. i'm sure he will know why"

Talk about obsessed. You repeatedly talk about "asking Gibson" or "Gibson out" or Gibson this that or the other. Surely you must have noticed that noone is taking the bait?

rob_fmttm Posted on 16/11/2011 15:23
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PRTEESSIDE - yes sadly I do. I was in a room full of supporters the other week where the vocal majority were wanting a return to Mark Page - with all due respect to Me Mark I could not believe my ears.

Muttley Posted on 16/11/2011 15:27
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Perhaps, people should write to the club after the next match? Let's see what happens and then complain. I doubt that wingeing on here will ring too many alarm bells in the cloistered meeting rooms in Gibson's bunker but a few letters of complaint might?

Boro_Brick_Road Posted on 16/11/2011 15:30
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Where do they get these people from Rob?

I've never seen MFC advertise for fans to join focus groups etc

Or do they just cherry-pick the usual ra-ra's who will say what the club wants/expects?

PRTEESSIDE Posted on 16/11/2011 15:32
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Rob did they give reasons for this and did anybody take the other view.

Was it at an MFC official meeting and how were the attendees decided upon.

bear66 Posted on 16/11/2011 15:41
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Who are these 'supporters'? And why are the club listening to them? Not a normal occurrence . . . .

Chris_From_Pitchside Posted on 16/11/2011 15:44
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Unfortunately Boro fans are like arseholes, they stink and they're stupid.

sasboro1 Posted on 16/11/2011 15:45
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"Talk about obsessed. You repeatedly talk about "asking Gibson" or "Gibson out" or Gibson this that or the other. Surely you must have noticed that noone is taking the bait?"

not obsessed. its the people continually moaning about the club on here who are. yet do nothing about it like contacting the man who makes all the decision at the club..

who gives a shyte who read the scores out or plays the tunes. it has no impact on how the team do on the pitch. and that is all that really matters. but i guess its the in thing to do to hate MMP these days.

people moan on here thinking rob is gonna sort it for them. they are moaning the wrong person. they dont even know who to moan at . its jsut the club in general. maybe they should start contacting the club direct with their opinions. obviopusly moaning on here has no impact

rob_fmttm Posted on 16/11/2011 15:45
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I'm not saying the fans focus group were those complaining about the PA announcer. Not linked.

But no the group is quite the reverse of ra-ras as I understand it has largely been put together from people that have contacted the club either constructively or maybe complained about some policy or other. People that have been active and made contact.

PRTEESSIDE Posted on 16/11/2011 15:49
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Why the secrecy about who the group are/were.

PRTEESSIDE Posted on 16/11/2011 15:58
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Link doesn't work

rob_fmttm Posted on 16/11/2011 15:59
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No secrecy at all - I think they were drawn originally from people that replied to an online petition - people that filled it in and followed up. I think that is right. Then over time people have dropped out and joined. There was Red Faction, Supporters Club, 12th man, season ticket holders, non season ticket holders. There was a big roomful at one time and everything was minuted and relayed in the programme and throu press releases.

But I think I'm right in saying it was originally and several years ago drawn from people that said they would like to be involved.

No secrecy at all. We only meet maybe 3 times a season. And it is a constantly changing group of people.

Shaun71 Posted on 16/11/2011 16:13
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I really think this is a bad move by the club.

Ive nothing against Mark Page, as he really is a true fan of the club. He was doing the PA, and running fans clubs back in the bad old days of the mid 80's and also if you read 'Doom to Boom', he played a small part in the 1986 revival.

However times move on, and I think the arrival of Mike and Joel has been a breath of fresh air. Regardless of peoples taste in music, they have given a platform for local bands, which can only be good. Also Im an unashamed Power Game man, so really appreciated the revival of that.

PRTEESSIDE Posted on 16/11/2011 16:15
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I wonder how the new faces come in as I have never seen it advertised.

Presumably some members of the group disagreed with the majority who wanted MMP reinstated.

What reasons did they give for their views.

Are you at liberty to divulge on the board what matters are discussed and what the overriding feelings were after the meetings as you stated earlier that we need to be more vocal in our support earlier but if we do not know about these things how can we?

whistler Posted on 16/11/2011 16:37
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Bernard Gent sits up in the NW corner. Fling him a mic up

ccole Posted on 16/11/2011 17:18
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Would be very interested to see the minutes of the meetings. Are they on line anywhere?

the_elf_unit Posted on 16/11/2011 17:21
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Often, elfish and childish if you ask me.

Oi Rob, what have I done [|)][:(] Leave me out of this[:D][^]

Just do what I do - on the odd occasion I go - wait till the last moment to get to your seat and sod off to the bar at half time then you don;t ahve to listen to MMP[:D]

Big_Shot Posted on 16/11/2011 17:26
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At least we now won't have Frank Sinatra blasting out at full time when supporters are trying to give backing to a young player who has just had a great game like what happened when Jason Steele had a blinder the other week.

Joelinho Posted on 16/11/2011 17:32
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Ol' Blue Eyes was a request from the club....

rob_fmttm Posted on 16/11/2011 17:43
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No, the fans group has nothing whatsoever to do with this we only meet once every few months. And it is just a talking shop as much as anything - discussing ideas etc. I wasn't linking the two things at all.

It is not a policy body or anything sinister it is just a discussion group etc. Anthony Emmerson would be able to give details etc and there have been minutes published in the past. But it has nothing whatsoever to do with the decision to bring back Mark Page and axe Mike and Joel. Which I agree with Shaun and everyone else on here is a really bad decision.

ProudToComeFromTeesside Posted on 16/11/2011 17:53
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Well, if he has been sacked, it would seem a bit harsh. Wouldn't be the first time in recent years that's happened. Ticket Office manager Jane Woods, a stalwart of the club in the eyes of many fans, was harshly treated, and I've just been reading Millsy's book and he was also sacked in dubious circumstances.

PRTEESSIDE Posted on 16/11/2011 17:55
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Rob - How can you say that the 'fans group' hosted by Anthony Emmerson "has nothing to do with the decision to bring back Mark Page" when earlier in the thread you said that at one of the meetings "the vocal majority were wanting a return to Mark Page". It sounds to me as if they have been listened to.

rob_fmttm Posted on 16/11/2011 19:30
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PRTeesside - I didn't say that. I said I was in a roomful of Boro fans - not fans forum room of Boro fans.

PRTEESSIDE Posted on 16/11/2011 19:38
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Sorry I misinterpreted it.

Maybe I am out of touch as judging by this thread and others I am surprised that a roomful of Boro supporters would be in favour of a return of MMP.

Was it at an Official Supporters Club meeting?

Starbuck Posted on 16/11/2011 19:53
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Personal opinion is that any decision regarding fans should be taken after consultation with the official supporters club. Otherwise you just involve too many parties and it descends into slanging matches.

HarryVegas Posted on 16/11/2011 19:55
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Personally thought Mike and Joel were doing a great job and this is a big step backwards. [V]

Hancc Posted on 16/11/2011 19:56
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Cannot understand the club on this one.

The new PA was great and I really liked the music they played, so much better than the absolute XXXXXXe of previous seasons.

Yeah, it's not the end of the world, but shouldn't the club try to make going to the match enjoyable for as many people as possible?

I think it's pretty poor form on behalf of the club to casually discard two die hard fans in this way, in favour of some jumped up DJ who quit the second he thought he had a better offer. I know of nobody who preferred Me Mark Page.

Treating proper fans like this just isn't on in my opinion.

Pauluka Posted on 16/11/2011 20:09
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Rob can you remember the last time you had a bad word to say about the club, independent? Nah

The_same_as_before Posted on 16/11/2011 20:45
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Easily thr funniest thread for months. Grown Jen getting wound up over a ten minute announcer.

since1970 Posted on 16/11/2011 21:11
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Just think.

If our fans showed as much passion about what happens on the pitch rather than off it, we might get some decent attendances! [rle]

joseph99 Posted on 16/11/2011 21:24
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Is this a new form of social democratic behaviour from the club to fans where you're expected to fit in or fcuk off (or in the case of Billy Bragg fit right in and advise students to fcuk off).

For some reason Rob is squirming as he doesn't want to divulge the identity of this elusive Boro fan clique or indeed if there is one. What a joke! [:D]

Uncle-Ed Posted on 16/11/2011 21:33
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Truly awful decision that seems hard to justify.

Getting rid of 2 guys who were a breath of fresh air and doing an excellent job, a real backward step. The music was certainly better and more relevant (why shouldn't local bands like Young Rebel Set get airplay on the PA, just as the Riverside rocks stage does). Page would never play anything like that.

I know some people are saying that it doesn't matter who does it or ignore it, BUT, you cannot ignore the PA as it is all around you. MMP is at the very best, a minor irritation and i'd also add my weight to the posters who said they know of nobody who was unhappy to see the back of him. His manner on the microphone just smacks of someone who rates himself very highly and can't get enough words out in the amount of time he is allocated.

It does make you wonder what rationale is giving for these decisions, the timing is very odd too. Big PR own goal that probably needs some clarity from the club. [V][V][V]

byrno Posted on 16/11/2011 21:58
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I'd certainly be interested to know the reasons behind this. I can't imagine that it is a financial one, and in no way does the PA affect the players or teams performance.

I can only surmise that it is a decision based around our attendances, and someone at the club feels that bringing MMP back will boost crowd numbers.

Personally I don't think it will make one bit of difference but I much prefer Mike and Joel to MMP mainly down to the type of music they played.

Also really like club foot at KO, which will no doubt be replaced by the return of pig bag [|)]

sasboro1 Posted on 16/11/2011 22:05
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"Easily thr funniest thread for months. Grown Jen getting wound up over a ten minute announcer."

[:D]

"If our fans showed as much passion about what happens on the pitch rather than off it, we might get some decent attendances!"

[^]

Couldn't agree more

Its like teen girls getting upset when robbie left take that.





junouk Posted on 16/11/2011 23:00
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Focus groups that no one knows about? WTF

MIke has made a great impact on the match day experience. Mark Page is boring, he was passed his sell by date years ago. I cant believe they are going to go back to him.

If the club use these focus groups that no one knows about then the only way to get the club to change is to email the club.

Go to contact us option and write an email to the club. If enough people (I guess more than the focus group) say they want mike they will have to reverse the decision again [^]

Start and write emails now, you never know the club might at some point listen to us and not the mysterious focus groups.

Powlay Posted on 16/11/2011 23:39
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Im part of the fans forum which Rob has spoken about. Its not cloak and dagger stuff.

Its not a mysterious group. Its made up of Boro fans from different walks of life, from different age groups and who in the last meeting seemed to all have one large point that they were making.

FILL THE EMPTY SEATS! [^]


byrno Posted on 16/11/2011 23:47
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Chris - unfortunately i don't think the re-appointment of MMP is going to help that cause somehow.

I honestly can't think of another reason though as to why the club have made this decision.

ProudToComeFromTeesside Posted on 16/11/2011 23:49
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So, MMP is back to help rejuvenate our season! Gerrinthere!!! [;)]

bill_door Posted on 16/11/2011 23:51
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Sigh.

byrno Posted on 16/11/2011 23:53
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I wasn't aware that our season needed rejuvenating. I was under the impression that we had exceeded everyone's expectations and made a great start to the season.

ProudToComeFromTeesside Posted on 17/11/2011 00:05
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To be fair, you're right. I shouldn't really be so sarcastic. Lowest form of wit and all that.

viv_andersons_nana Posted on 17/11/2011 00:08
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Who's Jen?

rob_fmttm Posted on 17/11/2011 00:40
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pauluka - I am totally against the club sacking off Mike and Joel - I've said it loads of times on this thread. And I'm saying it again for you. I think it is a very bad decision.

My point is that some fans don't like change - some fans like Pigbag and some like Mark Page - those things are facts. But I still don't think that is any reason to justify what has happened.

Downing_Boro Posted on 17/11/2011 00:42
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At the end of the day the club is ran by a bunch of premiership prima donna (unts despite us being championship. They don't give two shiny ones as to to what the fans think or want, as proved with their actions towards red faction.

I've given up on complaining or caring about that $hite, I go to watch football (joking aside) at the riverside now, when I go to away matches I have loads more fun, because obviously there is the football but there is the craic enjoyed in general.

For me, will always love the Boro want to see them do well and 10/10 to Sir Steve Gibson. But many of them (ie. safety officers and PR officers) can go f*** themselves, money grabbing clueless selfish useless bunch of pr!cks.

And I'm done.

badger_627 Posted on 17/11/2011 03:27
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When there is a controversial or decisive issue, more people who are against it vent their feelings. People don't phone ofcom to tell them how much they like that TV programme they saw last night; lots do when they are offended.

My guess is that no one wrote to the club to say how pleased they are with the new guys, but some (even a small number would be enough) complained because they preferred Mark Page. So the club take that as a representative section of the crowd.


Bukowski Posted on 17/11/2011 04:37
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Baffled by this. [V][V]

toshoffathebillstash Posted on 17/11/2011 04:52
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I wonder if MMP will play the same playlist he's had for the last however many years, bit of ronan keating at half time.

The stadium will be selling out in no time, because obviously it was the lack of Mark Page was keeping the fans away. What a pointless move this is, especially midway through the season [?]

Robsons_left_boot Posted on 17/11/2011 08:38
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We all forget that Mark Page did his bit for the cause. Remember the McClaren thrashing against Villa? Half time comes around and out blares 'I predict a riot'. Comedy value at its highest

aweeboro Posted on 17/11/2011 13:23
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PA does matter as lots dont go down to the concourse or cannot take up their seat at the last minute.
Mike and Joel got good support on here except for volume issue, which they then responded to. Nothing against Mark Page as a person but he will also have the volume too loud and talk to us as if he is a big part of the "entertainment". He is in your face all the time instead of taking a secondary role and like many such djs he suffers from "superstar DJ"syndrome. Although obviously the football is the main cause, a further reason for the loss of atmosphere at the match is that we have all been flattened by the excessive and blunt overuse of the PA/music.

viv_andersons_nana Posted on 17/11/2011 13:58
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aweeboro - Spot on with that. [^]

MarlonD Posted on 17/11/2011 14:00
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Are you lot still bleating on about who announces the teams.

FFS only Boro fans....

sasboro1 Posted on 17/11/2011 14:01
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viv, have you thought about writing to the club, even to gibson(hello UAUA!) as should anyone on this thread who disagree with what has happened. might get some straight answers or the club might realise what is popular

speckyget Posted on 17/11/2011 14:01
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Hope Me Mark doesn't forget what a riproaring success it was when he played crowd noise over the PA during the Steaua game. We need that kind of out of the box thinking in these troubled times.

viv_andersons_nana Posted on 17/11/2011 14:02
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Yes, sas, I have written to the club in the past and will do so again after Saturday's game.

Humpty Posted on 17/11/2011 14:03
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"ts not a mysterious group. Its made up of Boro fans from different walks of life, from different age groups and who in the last meeting seemed to all have one large point that they were making.

FILL THE EMPTY SEATS!"

Good job so far [:D]

PRTEESSIDE Posted on 17/11/2011 14:05
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Sasboro1 - Have tried that before with a previous redundancy - Didn't even get an acknowledgement never mind a reply.

It is however the chairman's club and up to him how he decides to run it.

Humpty Posted on 17/11/2011 14:49
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"Unfortunately Boro fans are like arseholes, they stink and they're stupid."

terrible analogy [:D]

FFSBoro Posted on 17/11/2011 16:26
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The muppets who are having a childish go at everyone for having an opinion on what's happened here need to look at the bigger picture.
The fact of the matter is that this is yet another instance of the club being totally out of touch with us supporters. The vast majority of people on here and poeple I've spoken to are more than happy with the new PA/DJ set up, and were glad to see the back of MMP, including me, although I am in the "seat 1 minute before KO and pint at HT" brigade, what I heard from them was a welcome change.
There seems to be some F00king idiots being allowed to make decisions at our club at the moment, and they need to be made accountable for their total lack of respect for the opinions of what seems to be a large section of our support. [:(]

junouk Posted on 17/11/2011 16:36
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As expected.. No reply from the club.

How many years do you need to be a season ticket holder before they accept I am a fan.

MMP is $hite

Mike was doing a good job and the reason no one has backed him is becasue he has done nothing wrong.

The club never cease to amaze me. I know its trivial but still a email or phone call to say they have recieved some corerspondence. Or maybe so many people have email the club they are just to busy.

Lets hope so.

gravyboat Posted on 17/11/2011 16:43
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Humpty, I thought the same [:D]

Arseholes: Well known simpletons.




PRTEESSIDE Posted on 17/11/2011 16:53
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I would still like to know where Rob was, in the room full of Boro fans when the vocal majority were wanting a return to Mark Page.

FFSBoro Posted on 17/11/2011 17:12
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Marlon...run along now.

You were the main reason for my post [:o)]

bill_door Posted on 17/11/2011 18:47
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"So the club take that as a representative section of the crowd."

And that's a big part of the problem in football these days. Clubs shouldn't need to take notice of the fans except on big issues concerning the major direction of the club and the team/manager.

Stuff like the announcer, music, after-goal music, pies, beer, coffee, hot dogs, tvs, half time entertainment, concourses etc should all be XXXXXXing obvious to any football fan with a brain.

Don't have annoying crap.
Don't rip us off for food and drink.
Stop trying to 'make the entertainment' because we've come to watch the match which IS the entertainment.

Stop trying to make us feel 'part of it' - we're fans, we fecking are part of it and part of the reason people feel distant from their clubs these days is because knobheads involved in the clubs think they have to do stupid, patronising shít in order to get the fans on-side. It does the opposite.

Just let us watch the match, buy a reasonably-priced drink or burger, and go home. Tell us the teams and some half-time scores.

After that, just stop it.

halcyon Posted on 17/11/2011 19:14
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Bill door [:D]

BoroPhil Posted on 17/11/2011 19:38
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I think it's a terrible decision but if the club have been getting the impression that the new guys were unliked, what can you say? They probably feel like they were listening to the fans for once.

viv_andersons_nana Posted on 17/11/2011 20:21
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bill - 10/10. [^]

Poorarca Posted on 17/11/2011 21:00
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the guy your slagging is me dad so please stop


Link: our dad

viv_andersons_nana Posted on 17/11/2011 21:04
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You being serious with that, Poorarca?

Brick_Tamland Posted on 17/11/2011 21:34
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Wort decision since appointing Southgate as manager.

Brick_Tamland Posted on 17/11/2011 21:35
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Oh, and I blame Keith Lamb.

william_falconer Posted on 17/11/2011 21:47
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Poorarca [8)]

captain5 Posted on 17/11/2011 23:47
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I think we need to give Rob a couple of years so he can tell us that the club are a lot better at listening to the fans than they were before.

And then another couple of years again.

Some of us do pay attention you know.

Poorarca Posted on 18/11/2011 07:17
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yes lads he is my dad, loves the boro, loves the fans, still keeps in contact with steve mclaren who played a big part in getting him his role back.

Hurworth Posted on 18/11/2011 07:22
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Poorarca, if he is your Dad then give me the first initial of the village in which he lives.

gravyboat Posted on 18/11/2011 08:56
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'steve mclaren who played a big part in getting him his role back.'

[:D][:D]

fatharrywhite Posted on 18/11/2011 09:04
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If he is your dad can you call him a XXXXXX from me..

MarlonD Posted on 18/11/2011 09:10
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"The vast majority of people on here and poeple I've spoken to are more than happy with the new PA/DJ set up, and were glad to see the back of MMP, including me,"

FFSboro - I must be in the minority then because if you'd asked me my reply would have been 'I couldn't give a flying XXXXXX as long as Boro are doing the business on the pitch'

This thread epitomises the small mind mentality of some Boro fans who have spent three days debating an issue which has little if any bearing on the main issues surrounding the club at present which are the teams performance and hopefully a promotion challenge and the steadying of the financial situation.


Emmersons_BrazillianDong Posted on 18/11/2011 09:23
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Marlon it's a message board FFS calm down.

MarlonD Posted on 18/11/2011 09:25
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I'm calm as fcuk me like.


Humpty Posted on 18/11/2011 09:28
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pleb

sasboro1 Posted on 18/11/2011 09:31
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well said marlonD, its all embarrasing. its like teenage girls crying over a band splitting up.

its like mark page has become the new hate fogure for some reason. we cant hate the manager or chairman. keith lamb has gone..so he is next on the list.

life is too short to get stressed out over some PA bloke who you hear for 5-10mins once every 2 weeks. peopel need to get things in perspective

Humpty Posted on 18/11/2011 09:34
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what's more embarassing, spending 170 posts voicing their discontent at a decision the club has made or spending 170 posts commenting on why other supporters shouldn't be voicing their discontent?

[8)]

jimmy_james Posted on 18/11/2011 09:35
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Me I liked the Pig-bag until the "it is not swearing" brigade refused to clap along!

Sack the RF, Sack the 12th Man!

I prefer the new setup but the old run-out tune.

The new run-out suits an empty stadium!

I will still turn up and grumble!

Humpty Posted on 18/11/2011 09:36
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jimmyjames OUT

sasboro1 Posted on 18/11/2011 09:40
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if only we could get teh smae passion going about the team on the pitch.

apparently there is a game on tomorrow

Humpty Posted on 18/11/2011 09:48
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are you planning on grumbling about people grumbling for much longer?

Emmersons_BrazillianDong Posted on 18/11/2011 09:56
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You haven't mentioned Ingleby Barwick or Steve Gibson today SAS. Is it casual Friday for you?

sasboro1 Posted on 18/11/2011 09:57
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ingleby barwick? why would i? lost me there.

as for steve gibson, he is immune from blame isnt he. its always down to someone else at the club even though no one has anyone in mind. see no keith lamb to blame anymore, so MMP is next on the list

anyway back to mark page, i think people forget this message baord only speaks for the minority. probably less than 0.005% of the fans that go to the games. even then quite a few on here dont go to many games if any. thsi websites doesnt represent the majority

Humpty Posted on 18/11/2011 09:58
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What do you think Sas wears on his dress down fridays?

I reckon a penguin polo because he thinks they're still trendy and the same pair of ill fitiing Lee stone wash jeans he's had for years with a pair of adidas samba[^]

KingOfTheTribes Posted on 18/11/2011 09:58
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Has anyone emailed the cub about this then?

sasboro1 Posted on 18/11/2011 10:00
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"as anyone emailed the cub about this then?"


very few, they prefer to moan on here and not do anythign about it. they must think rob_fmttm runs the club

gravyboat Posted on 18/11/2011 10:00
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sas's contribution is often like that infamous Ed Milliband interview,

Capybara Posted on 18/11/2011 10:02
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'probably less than 0.005% of the fans that go to the game'

You do realise that that works out as less than one person, don't you?

PinkPonce Posted on 18/11/2011 10:03
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Says humpty who think's he's taken over Alexander McQueens mantle because he still wears espadrilles and Edison ...

[rle]

PP ... x

PRTEESSIDE Posted on 18/11/2011 10:07
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SAS might be doing sums at school today Capybara and anyhow if we get a crowd exceeding 20,000 tomorrow, 0.005% of them will be more than one.

sasboro1 Posted on 18/11/2011 10:07
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"You do realise that that works out as less than one person, don't you?"

yeah rob counts as less than 1 person. meant 0.5% [:D]

see thats what happens when you have a maths degree [^]

Humpty Posted on 18/11/2011 10:19
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I don't need to justify myself to someone who thinks pink hair is cool and wears flip flops in the winter [8D]

PinkPonce Posted on 18/11/2011 10:32
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Poor HUMPTY [sad]

PP ... x

Humpty Posted on 18/11/2011 10:37
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all day session for me and the lads tomorrow. will be wearing half decent togs. could get messy though [xx(]

MarlonD Posted on 18/11/2011 10:41
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So half mast chinos and a pair of shoes that wouldn't look amiss on nedkat.


Joelinho Posted on 18/11/2011 10:43
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

There's a bit in today's Gazette about this....

Humpty Posted on 18/11/2011 10:43
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

Anne Robinson's back. You need new material champ. No chinos tomorrow though [:X]

Humpty Posted on 18/11/2011 10:45
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

"There's a bit in today's Gazette about this...."

Surely the people of Teesside don't want to read about my wadrobe?

junouk Posted on 18/11/2011 11:51
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

I dont know about the message baord getting worked up over this.

I think its more the club have larger issues to be playing with than getting rid of Mike.

As for the fans, discussing it for days, we have had no football for 2 weeks.

Getting rid of pugbag etc has been discussed on here for years. I thought the powergame is and will alway be better than pigbag and to get it back was brining back a well thought out tradition.

Does it make any differance to the game NO. Even to the match day experiance it makes very little differance.

This is one of the few changes the club has made that made sence and it has been reversed. I just find it strange


erimus86 Posted on 20/11/2011 14:53
Why have the the announcer and DJ at the riverside

I can only suspect it was a lack of progress on fixing 'teething troubles' with things like the feedback, and the lack of reading out scores with the penalties etc.

The final straw was probably the almighty cockups at the Watford match where the poor lasses 'Firework' Katy Perry track stopped and it was replaced with some God awful rock/metal totally inappropriate track, and then the total PR breakdown for 5 minutes at half time.