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National League Fours postponed

Due to a

"a combination of different circumstances"

 

Rye House v Swindon is cancelled - then changed to postponed

Due to

"unforeseen circumstances"

Looks like speedway news to recruit a clairvoyant

Any more examples of fans being told such 'information' without the real reasons being revealed?

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The REAL reasons are never revealed at King's Lynn Speedway. Only "those in the know" get to know.

 

On social media, Rye House is still cancelled. Perhaps just a poor choice of words?

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1 hour ago, waytogo28 said:

The REAL reasons are never revealed at King's Lynn Speedway. Only "those in the know" get to know.

 

On social media, Rye House is still cancelled. Perhaps just a poor choice of words?

Surely, speedway promoters know the difference between cancelled and postponed?

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33 minutes ago, Richard Weston said:

Surely, speedway promoters know the difference between cancelled and postponed?

They are probably having a whip round, the result of which will decide whether it's cancelled or postponed.

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At least we were told the Coventry v Buxton match was off because of an 'electrical failure'. :wink:

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The NL fours were probably dumped, because of England playing in the world cup.

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the date of which was known weeks before the cancellation. Dont forget the Benfund debacle (cancelled before the bad weather also due to unforeseen events) plus Stoke cancelling matches because of 'wrong shale' Sounds like British Rail!

RIP speedway!

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3 hours ago, Richard Weston said:

Surely, speedway promoters know the difference between cancelled and postponed?

Perhaps they used up all their good business sense in their outside interests. One means it's never going to happen now and one means it will be on at a later date, doesn't it? Just in case they needed some assistance. But no doubt it was lowly minion who typed in the notification.

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Did we ever get the official statement about why Buxton"s match on 10 June was postponed?

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28 minutes ago, waytogo28 said:

Perhaps they used up all their good business sense in their outside interests. One means it's never going to happen now and one means it will be on at a later date, doesn't it? Just in case they needed some assistance. But no doubt it was lowly minion who typed in the notification.

To suggest a league meeting is cancelled when we are still in June can only mean one thing: we have stopped running speedway.

No other meaning can be construed.

Now, nearly 24 hours after the first brief announcement there has been no explanation.

The club's website has been adjusted to say postponed.

However - 

The club's Twitter still says the meeting has been cancelled.

The club's Facebook says the meeting has been cancelled.

So that's 2-1 in favour of cancellation over postponed.

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i think ALL speedway should be cancelled until it gets its own house in order . lol.

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8 hours ago, waytogo28 said:

The REAL reasons are never revealed at King's Lynn Speedway. Only "those in the know" get to know.

 

On social media, Rye House is still cancelled. Perhaps just a poor choice of words?

Cancelled doesn’t really mean never going to be run,does it?I mean here is a list of football games that were cancelled,but played at a later date

https://inews.co.uk/sport/football/uk-weather-football-fixtures-cancelled-snow/

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7 minutes ago, iris123 said:

Cancelled doesn’t really mean never going to be run,does it?I mean here is a list of football games that were cancelled,but played at a later date

https://inews.co.uk/sport/football/uk-weather-football-fixtures-cancelled-snow/

Just poor use of the English language in the news media. These matches were postponed due to the weather. Cancelled means that the event will not take place in the future. Just check with any decent dictionary.

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Not sure about what is decent,but looking on the net one of the synonyms is ‘postpone’....words change through history and I guess when used often enough that meaning becomes part of the language.

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1 hour ago, iris123 said:

Not sure about what is decent,but looking on the net one of the synonyms is ‘postpone’....words change through history and I guess when used often enough that meaning becomes part of the language.

In plain English, cancelled means a match will NEVER take place. There is no doubt whatsoever about the meaning...when you are writing UK English.

Dry Hose have either (a) told the truth or (b) cocked up big time.

If it was (b) they surely would have removed the incorrect social media posts and re-posted correct information.They have plenty of time to do it.

No ifs or buts, CANCELLED means it will NEVER take place - EVER. End of. 

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