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  1. Peterborough Panthers 2018

    So how does Scott get round Section 83 of the Equality Act ? Even if he gets his case off the ground the season will be over before it gets to a hearing.
  2. Peterborough Panthers 2018

    There is no such law in this context.
  3. Lakeside 2018

    As Will Shakespeare said.... Hell hath no fury like a team manager scorned
  4. Lakeside 2018

    No.
  5. Lakeside 2018

    No.
  6. Lakeside 2018

    Yes
  7. Peterborough Panthers 2018

    What employment laws have been broken exactly ? Who has supposedly broken the law ?The riders are self employed. Who are they going to have a case against ? Who are Peterboro going to sue, and for what? If there was a case (which there isn't ) the season would be over long before it reaches a hearing. Tough on Scott and Ed and a complete dogs breakfast by Chapman & Co who go from bad to worse, and total ineptitude by Rathbone but there is no legal case here. Suck it up and move on.
  8. Lakeside 2018

    1. Just to point out and separate fact from fantasy for the umpteenth time that Cooks infamous "thick or biased" comment was not aimed at fans but at certain promoters who sat through an AGM where a "one 8 point rider" rule was discussed, voted in favour of it then said they didn't understand it when they fell foul of it. 2. No dispute about the fact that the SCB have authority over the rule book and can add or delete a rule, but that's not the point. The issue is that the AGM was in November 2017 and it has taken them until the end of January 2018 to start juggling around with it. Team building starts right after the AGM. The SCB are aware of that. How difficult can it be to go through the rule book the day after the AGM and say yes we agree or no we don't. It's entirely due to the dithering of the SCB that a team is not built as strong as it might and a young rider is out of a job. Lakeside didn't announce their team until towards the end of last year and none of this would have happened if Vatcher and Co were quicker off the blocks in rescinding the rule if that was their intention. No reason why they couldn't have sorted this within days of the AGM. Speaking of which, does anybody know if the 2018 rule book is published yet ?
  9. Lakeside 2018

    Before you get carried away with name calling lets look at the sequence of events : 1. In November 2017 the BSPA decided in their wisdom at the AGM that Ben Morley and Zack Wachtnect could be assessed their 2016 averages. Any club could have signed them on those averages (even Ipswich) but Lakeside did. 2. Whatever one thinks of the rule the fact is that Lakeside according to their statement obtained written confirmation from the BSPA that the riders could be signed on those averages. 3. More than two months after written confirmation was given the SCB (a.k.a Neil Vatcher ) decide to delete the rule. Now why has it taken 10 weeks, almost to the eve of the season to get round to this ? What has Vatcher been doing in the mean time ? Who has been pulling his strings ? If the rule was wrong why did the SCB not overturn it straight away instead of waiting until until almost the eve of the season when a settled team was fully signed and Max Cleggs alternative job options were limited ? I would suggest that instead of calling people names it would be more productive to look towards the sports administrators who once again have shown they would have difficulty holding down the post of events organiser at the local brewery. This of course follows Lakeside first of all being told they can sign Nicholls and Kennet , then being told they cant.
  10. Race Nights

    On what basis should clubs whose normal race night is a Friday, (which several Championship clubs do) be moved to another day bearing in mind that crowd levels and therefore income are invariably higher on Good Friday than any other day in the Calendar ?
  11. Kings Lynn 2018..

    He is doing Poland this year, I think for the first time, as in the past he has tended to be content with the UK and Sweden. With Sweden Tuesdays and Thursdays it’s quite a brutal schedule to do Poland Sunday , UK Monday, Sweden Tuesday, , UK Wednesday, and Sweden Thursday, especially as Polish TV companies seem to be wanting more a Friday meetings.
  12. Lakeside 2018

    ....and you can never please an attention seeking chronic complainer.
  13. Lakeside 2018

    Thanks for that . Very sorry to hear it. .
  14. Lakeside 2018

    Looks like Kelvin will continue to gave some association with the club though, which is a good thing. The new TM sounds like someone with experience of the job, but there are plenty of those that won't fit. Hope it's not someone like Jim Lynch or Rob Lyon. John Sampford was hanging round the pits a lot last season. Nice bloke but I don't know if he has the personality for TM. What's Trevor Geer doing these days ? Not my ideal personality but he is on the ball. After Kelvin, it's going to be hard to find anyone with the same sort of Ooomph, but can only wait and see.
  15. Lakeside 2018

    That's true, he has always been hit and miss riding there twice a year, but if he is riding there regularly and had time to get his engines and set ups right the should be producing his best most of the time. Can only improve throughout the season. I doubt if there is a single Lakeside fan anywhere that is not happy with Awesome Lawson coming back. He wasn't the fans Rider of the Year 3 times for no reason, and he is a super team man. Lawson for Captain IMO.
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