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Old 19th November 2020, 18.08:19   #13-0 (permalink)
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Default Re: Christmas Raffle

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Originally Posted by Corner Flag View Post
This "community club" thing has always worried me and maybe thats one of the reasons we always appear to be side tracked to other issues than the club and team. We all need to remember WAFC is 1st , 2nd and 3rd a football club all other issues are fine but must not deviate us away from why we exist .
Raises an interesting question, what exactly is 'we'. Football clubs were originally people banding together to play and watch football and they were all members clubs. At the higher levels many became Limited Companies and moved away from the original ethos and purpose. Community and place originally mattered but got lost as more money came into the game.

So are we now just customers of a business ? Bit like going to a theatre or a pub ?

Why form the strong emotional attachment supporters have to a Limited Company or LLP ?

Club is now surely a misnomer for most modern day football clubs ?
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