Millwall to be relocated in Kent?

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Millwall to be relocated in Kent?

Post by daib0 » Fri Jan 06, 2017 2:07 pm

quite big news here ...




The Guardian

Millwall admit council scheme could force club to leave Lewisham

• Land around the Den may be purchased compulsorily and sold to developers
• ‘Any and every option would have to be considered’ if Renewal plan proceeds


Millwall Football Club have admitted for the first time that they may be forced to leave their south London home and relocate to Kent should the seizure of their land go ahead. Lewisham council’s plan to compulsorily purchase areas around the Den and sell them on to a mysterious offshore developer with connections to the current Labour administration has already drawn both disbelief and mass protest.


Full story: https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... e-lewisham



Capitalism gone totally wrong, or acceptable practice in the 21st century world?

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Re: Millwall to be relocated in Kent?

Post by Rover the Top » Fri Jan 06, 2017 2:28 pm

daib0 wrote: Capitalism gone totally wrong, or acceptable practice in the 21st century world?
Um... Government forcing private owners to sell them their land has nothing to do with capitalism. From the info there, that's sheer socialist corruption. :roll:

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Re: Millwall to be relocated in Kent?

Post by Ethiaa » Fri Jan 06, 2017 2:48 pm

We could always offshore Millwall.

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Re: Millwall to be relocated in Kent?

Post by daib0 » Fri Jan 06, 2017 3:29 pm

not a club I like, but they're talking about a ground 70 miles away, which is a tragedy for the good supporter ...

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Post by Ethiaa » Fri Jan 06, 2017 3:34 pm

daib0 wrote:not a club I like, but they're talking about a ground 70 miles away, which is a tragedy for the good supporter ...
Spose there might be one

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Post by Rover the Top » Fri Jan 06, 2017 3:41 pm

Ethiaa wrote:
daib0 wrote:not a club I like, but they're talking about a ground 70 miles away, which is a tragedy for the good supporter ...
Spose there might be one
Pfft, that's a bit of a stretch?

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Re: Millwall to be relocated in Kent?

Post by Gibbon » Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:29 pm

Rover the Top wrote:
Ethiaa wrote:
daib0 wrote:not a club I like, but they're talking about a ground 70 miles away, which is a tragedy for the good supporter ...
Spose there might be one
Pfft, that's a bit of a stretch?
:lol:

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Re: Millwall to be relocated in Kent?

Post by Murder in Room 229 » Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:02 am

They could always ground share with West Ham at the Olympic Stadium :hyper:

I would liked to have seen how this news was received on their House of Fun fan site but it stopped allowing new registered members and lurkers some time back ? Not sure what to make of this item, the key word is "may" i.e. it's possible but no guarantee of ever happening, so taking it with a pinch of salt. In all probability they'll stay where they are. (They only moved from the Old Den as recently as 1993, seems absurd / highly disbelievable, to force them on elsewhere after all the money and effort invested in their current location)

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