Priceless. Just priceless.
I didn't think it was possible to appear more inept than David Brent but your man Gurney pulled it off, no problem.
has trouble at the top finished this week because it is not on??????????
Of course, LS, what we really need is ALL clubs with less than 10 million in the bank, a poor ground and less than 40000 gates to go bust. No doubt that would delight Sky. Then we could enjoy the delights of the overpaid being over-hyped to appease the masses who say they 'support' Arsenal or Man U by buying a shirt and watching them on the telly every week. The entertainment provided by the likes of Luton, Northampton, Wycombe etc is REAL football. If only a few more people would get off their backsides and support their local teams they might realise this
It may not be nice and it may not be pretty and people may not like it. But as even the trust's lawyer's point out, what John Gurney does is not illegal and the biggest problem most dissenters have with asset strippers, is they are neither caple of doing it themselves and they don't have the chutzpar to do it. Personally I have no axe to grind either way, but when a beast of burden is in its death throes, the vultures will always begin to circle. So for now good luck LTFC, long may it continue, but don't be surprised if things go pear-shaped in the future, if another 'John Gurney' descends from on high!
WE SHOULD JUST BE GRATEFUL THAT WE HAVE PEOPLE OF THE QUALITY OF CHERRY NEWBURY AT KENILWORTH RD , WITHOUT HER WE WOULD SURELY BE DEAD AND BURIED. AS FOR BERNARD COLON AND KEV THEY ARE OBVIOUSLY HORNETS AND WOULD NOT UNDERSTAND WHAT ITS LIKE TO HAVE TO FIGHT FOR EVERY PENNY AND STILL BE WINNERS , WE DONT HAVE AN ELTON WAITING IN THE WINGS , I'M BLAD TO SAY,JUST REMEMBER YOUR JUST ONE GURNEY AWAY FROM OBLIVION
Well, mooneyman, at least we don't have to rely on a fairy godmother every time we're in trouble to bail us out. Going to be a bit of a rough ride though when Auntie Reg croaks it and leaves you lot zilch in his will isn't it?
And "Louis Shapiro" - you must be one sad sad person if you have to post a message under a different name to agree with your earlier message, eh "Bernard"?
What a Carry On.... You can always rely on L*ton for muddle-headed mayhem.
It's a pity Gurney did not stay and complete the job.
At the end of the programme Cherry stated that nobody should ever be able to do that to any club again.
Have the authorities taken any notice?
Just take a look at Wrexham.
Iam so glad that our club has come through this but the vultures are still out there and nobody wants to do anything to stop them!
It's all over; the fat man has left the stage.
Gurney came accross as a spiv on the make, you wouldn`t buy a used car from him so no one bought his bull**** either. Good riddance.
A long list of mistakes brought in his own downfall. Sacking JK was a good move if reports were right that he was being paid far more than the average (now)League 1 boss. Mike Newell is class and showing it through. Maybe due to the public backlash, the 'consortium' probably backed out! Lets hope John Gurney never touches any other sporting establishment ever again!
Vern in Brussels
Excellent program. That man is pure evil :)
People will have seen Gurney for what he is, an inept businessman with no interest in football.
Spot On "Bernard Colon" what nobody accepts is that in the real world LTFC is a dead duck and the only thing of value is the ground, just ripe for an asset stripper to step in. In reality although the faithfull think they have pulled off 'a clever rescue' it will only be a matter of months again before they re back in the clag, up to their necks in debt and completely out of their depth. So John Gurney may have been unlucky this time, but he or someone very like him will get them in the end. Although Cherry and the trust's efforts are valiant, they are doubtless in vain and in all of this, for the men with the money, football is not even a consideration. Think a few people should wake up and smell the coffee!
When the programme finished off and they said Mike Newell was still the manager, it's a shame they couldn't have added that we are currently top of league 1. That would have been a far better end.
But what a master stroke by Trust in Luton to buy shares in Hatters Holdings to recall the debt that got rid of Gurney!
BTW, Bernard Colon is probably a watford fan, which is why he can't recognise good football!
"Bernard Colon" - I assume you are trying to be witty. You failed miserably.
If you enjoy looking at cars so much, then may I suggest you go and have a close look at some - the fast lane of the M1 should give you enough to be going on with.
Just showed him as the idiot he is and that crawling in front of the camera's from his " finance director" dont make me laugh !!!!
Dissapointed that the programme did not show half of what happened at the club last summer. However, I'm very grateful for the work that Cherry, her staff Trust In Luton and the fans for saving the club I have supported for thirty four years.
Lisa in Arlesey
I watched trouble at the top and John Gurney made my blood boil. I worked at Bedford Rugby when he took over. I left immediately as I could not stand the way players and staff were being treated. Everything he said was not fullfilled and he turned a good working /playing team into a financial shambles. I know exactly how the Luton staff felt. Fortunately I found new employment immediately and now feel I am a wiser person for it. My advice to anybody is on the first day that pay cheque bounces or does not arrive start to look for new employment!
The programme didn't go deep enough. We fans knew what he, Gurney was up to but we were not told why or how Mike Watson Challis and his advisers came to let him buy the club so cheaply, with all the problems that followed.
Lets face it, Luton Town are a pretty dire team, and this bloke Gurney would have been doing us all a huge favour if he put them out of business. I have endured a couple of Luton matches, it was awful to watch, and I would never put myself through it again. I hope Gurney manages to turn Kenilworth Road into something more interesting, like a car park.
I Watched the programme and right from the word go Cherry knew the was going to be hell 4 LTFC but like any other fan of football we saved OUR CLUB and TIL had a big part to do with that and the programme showed that.Very Intresting and explained alot
John Pyper - LTFC Fan
Very much looking forward to the showing of this long awaited programme, and will highlight to all those LTFC Fans, JUST how closed we came as a Football Club to being put out of business by a so-called businessman called Gurney. I hope one thing that it will be interesting viewing for any die-hard football supporter or anyone connected with the game throughout the country.
• More views to follow after the viewing....
John Gurney has no right to try and make himself as some poor unfortunate person hated just because he had big plans.He is a man with no respect for those that really understand what LTFC needs and have a real care for it.And he is also as Joe Kinnear said a man with champagne dreams and coca cola pockets.