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  1. no idea of monetary value but factor in less electricity from heat/light as well as less cost for stewarding or security etc. Probably not an earth-shattering amount but if - as has been suggested - that we have directors dipping into their own pockets to pay wages or cover other costs then every penny counts.
  2. I would say that is true... I remember Charlie Christie saying that part of the motivation for our players back in 2000 was the odds of 18-1 against us. After someone on Facebook wondered whether they would regurgitate the "ballistic" headline I looked at the Scottish-Sun website (I know, will bleach my eyeballs later) and in the story there, it notes Darvel were 33-1 outsiders so definitely longer odds than us for a single game. And to save others the trouble, no, they didn't regurgitate the headline, they didn't even mention us. They referenced that "they became the first non-league side to beat a topflight club since Elgin shocked Ayr back in 1966". At least when we beat Celtic we were rising stars of the leagues and would only be 4 years later we ourselves were in the Premiership (thanks in part to many of the players on that night) so a shock yes, but not as earth shattering as this one!
  3. Jake Mulraney has joined St Patrick's Athletic in Ireland after a transfer from Orlando FC in MLS. https://www.mlssoccer.com/news/orlando-city-transfer-jake-mulraney-to-ireland-s-st-patrick-s-athletic
  4. Scotty HT: 1-1 FT: 2-1 1st Scorer ICT: Billy Mckay 1st Scorer Queens: McPake Crowd: 1878 CDN Girl HT: 0-0 FT: 1-0 1st Scorer ICT: Doran 1st Scorer Queens: Savoury Crowd: 1912 SOS HT: 1-0 FT: 2-0 1st Scorer ICT: Daniel Mckay 1st Scorer Queens: Longridge Crowd: 2100
  5. Scotty: Ayr @ 1.75 CDN Girl: Dundee @ 1.80 SOS: ICT @ 2.70
  6. I guess a website is a good place for spider puns! Personally, I would prefer to play them midweek... perhaps on a Web-nesday. QP having their favourite meal tonight? Corn on the cob(-web). Ok, I'll get my coat!
  7. Bill has a lot of anecdotes from his time as a broadcaster and journalist. Would imagine he would be quite entertaining at an event like this. But watch out for the really bad puns! He has probably been around the club enough to have a few stories or anecdotes about Aaron as well. Nicola used to be the North Tonight presenter for Grampian TV in the Highlands. Also, a long-time journalist and broadcaster. No idea how she is on the speaking circuit, but definitely eloquent and well spoken. Would also have a wealth of local knowledge. As for Gary Warren - I am sure he may have a few stories to tell also - the whole thing could be a bit more of an Aaron Doran 'roast' than a traditional after-dinner round of speeches.
  8. have added the graphic to the sidebar on various pages to give it some visiblity.
  9. Big Stew always used to say similar - 'Jeezo' or 'Jeezy Peeps' so not an unfamiliar phrase to me
  10. Scotty HT: 0-0 FT: 0-1 1st ICT: Billy Mckay 1st Arbroath: Linn Crowd: 1314 Yellow Card: Carson CDN Girl HT: 1-1 FT: 2-2 1st ICT: Doran 1st Arbroath: McKenna Crowd: 1445 Yellow Card: Devine SOS HT: 1-0 FT: 1-2 1st ICT: Henderson 1st Arbroath: Hamilton Crowd: 1502 Yellow Card: McKenna
  11. Scotty: Elgin @ 2.05 CDN Girl: Ayr @ 1.45 SOS: Partick @ 2.00
  12. A lot being said about Ryan Esson recently and his coaching qualifications being up there in comparison to others at the club. Might be worth a chance? Unlike a completely untested manager (like Foran was), he has at least cut his teeth with the youth teams to gain some experience. Is it enough? Perhaps, perhaps not. Maybe there are also other former players who are making their way into management that could be considered for the top job if we dispense with Dodds, or who could become assistants if there is a clearout ... Tokely, Warren, Golly, Meekings to name a few that have come up in local news recently. Think Tremarco is also still in the area is he not? No idea what level of coaching badges any of them have but if they are suitably qualified then they should be considered. Reality is that we are a 2nd tier team with a miniscule budget so whoever we do get is unlikely to be of the highest profile so someone ambitious who wants to show they can do it, or someone with a deep connection to the club who will put their heart into the job will do it for me
  13. That would be silly if it was the reason ... 2 different occupations and skillsets. Video Analyst is surely for the coaching side. They video the game (or use footage provided by the media team or a system like, dare I say it Pixellot) and analyse that footage from a coaching perspective, whereas Andy would film (very well) and put together the media package for public consumption. I suspect we would get damn site better footage if Andy was doing it and supplying it to the video analyst. If we are back to using that garbage pixellot system, then it's definitely a step backwards. My son was watching one of these "worst" compilations on YouTube recently and this one was about football ... Wouldn't you know it, the pixellot footage where it concentrated on the ref's baldy head from the Caledonian Stadium made it onto that lowlight reel! (and now I know I am going to go down that YouTube history rabbit hole to try and find it!! )
  14. There are a couple of entries in google for that name in Inverness area. The relevant one appears to be a student at the UHI who has a now deleted twitter account that references himself as an "Aspiring young Football Journalist. Currently volunteering at Scottish Football clubs" ... The other was from 2014 and may or may not be related but the origin of the name appears to be Croatia.
  15. See here : Hat Tricks - CaleyThistleOnline
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