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    Tunnock's Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup 2019

    After the debacle around the semi final this year, bohs have accepted the invitation to be in the competition again
    https://twitter.com/bfcdublin/status...817782784?s=19
    Last edited by Mr A; 27/06/2019 at 9:56 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patrickccfc View Post
    After the debacle around the semi final this year, bohs have accepted the invitation to be in the competition again
    https://twitter.com/bfcdublin/status...817782784?s=19
    Doesn’t make sense participating in this the calendar doesn’t match up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by D24Saint View Post
    Doesn’t make sense participating in this the calendar doesn’t match up.
    Obviously learned a huge lesson from last year!!
    Hipster dix for ya right there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by D24Saint View Post
    Doesn’t make sense participating in this the calendar doesn’t match up.
    If you have a core of full time 12 month contracted senior players ( which is where Bohs may be heading to) and a solid bunch of under 19`s with European experience, the calendar won`t be a problem. As long as it doesn`t rain, snow and isn`t windy , we should be fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dalymountrower View Post
    If you have a core of full time 12 month contracted senior players ( which is where Bohs may be heading to) and a solid bunch of under 19`s with European experience, the calendar won`t be a problem. As long as it doesn`t rain, snow and isn`t windy , we should be fine.
    Didn’t know Bohs we’re heading that way, in that scenario participation makes sense.

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    Some of the younger talent like Mandroiu are contracted until the end of the 2020 season.I would think that the likes of Talbot Levingson, Finnerty Grant, Mc Court,Leahy ,Kirk, Lyons , maybe Wade Slater, would be the rest of the core full time prospects.
    Bohs must be in a financially healthier position than budgeted for the season.Made a decent operating profit last year and must be making at least 8k more per home match in gate receipts and ancilliary sales than last season.So the money should be there , and the board seem to be strategic enough in how they spend it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dalymountrower View Post
    Some of the younger talent like Mandroiu are contracted until the end of the 2020 season.I would think that the likes of Talbot Levingson, Finnerty Grant, Mc Court,Leahy ,Kirk, Lyons , maybe Wade Slater, would be the rest of the core full time prospects.
    Bohs must be in a financially healthier position than budgeted for the season.Made a decent operating profit last year and must be making at least 8k more per home match in gate receipts and ancilliary sales than last season.So the money should be there , and the board seem to be strategic enough in how they spend it.
    Board policy is to use any additional resources to sign players for next season but not necessarily on 52 week contracts.
    Reality is that unless dates are changed for Qtr final and semi final (should they get that far) the same problems as last season arise. Presumably the FAI/SFA have sorted any potential issues out to avoid the debacle we had last year.

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    I presume Waterford got the other invite?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pineapple stu View Post
    I presume Waterford got the other invite?
    Looking forward to seeing Pats in this

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    Quote Originally Posted by pineapple stu View Post
    I presume Waterford got the other invite?
    Yep. Saw somewhere that Waterford also signed up. I believe Irish teams cannot draw each other in first round but could meet if they get through.

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    Rumours say Waterford are the other team invited but nothing confirmed from club yet. I presume the FAI won't change their mind on our eligibility for it this time. Is there much money to be made or is it likely to cost more money to take part?

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    You probably qualify as one of the English owned non league teams

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    Quote Originally Posted by trevy View Post
    I presume the FAI won't change their mind on our eligibility for it this time.
    Fortunately for Waterford, it's not a UEFA competition, so there's no danger of UEFA not letting ye in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trevy View Post
    Rumours say Waterford are the other team invited but nothing confirmed from club yet. I presume the FAI won't change their mind on our eligibility for it this time. Is there much money to be made or is it likely to cost more money to take part?
    Not much to be made but little travel involved so no losses either. It’s the Scottish League Cup so UEFA restrictions don’t apply. 2 highest placed non European qualifiers are invited. Thought I read that Waterford were confirmed but can’t recall where.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trevy View Post
    Rumours say Waterford are the other team invited but nothing confirmed from club yet. I presume the FAI won't change their mind on our eligibility for it this time. Is there much money to be made or is it likely to cost more money to take part?
    Don’t think there is any major cash involved. Afaik your expenses get covered for travel & accommodation.

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    Need to change the thread title! It's now the Tunnock's Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup. Which must surely be one of the worst names for a competition ever.

    And Waterford will be taking part.

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    Certainly gives the Pat Graces Famous Fried Chicken League a run.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pineapple stu View Post
    Need to change the thread title! It's now the Tunnock's Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup. Which must surely be one of the worst names for a competition ever.
    That's really taking the biscuit.

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    It's a proper mouthful alright

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    Nearly as bad a name as "Unite The Union" cup.

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