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    Limerick To Be Liquidated

    https://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2019...court-hearing/

    While not unexpected, this is desperately sad. A lot of good people with no club to support this season.

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    Not an unexpected outcome, but yes, very disappointing to have reached this point. The story of Limerick's mismanagement over the last 5-10 years rivals the FAI for incompetence.

    But anyway, I hear the Bruff facility will open any day now!
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    https://twitter.com/Cunneen92/status...56574717304833

    2013: All in on Stuart Taylor; given money.
    2014: Budget cut; sacked. Russell in.
    2015: Budget cut; all but down; given money; relegated anyway.
    2016: Pointlessly large FD budget.
    2017: Budget cut; Russell departs; multi-year deal for McDonald.
    2018: Budget cut; McDonald leaves.
    2019: Liquidated
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    Sorry to triple post, but had to link Pat O'Sullivan's astonishing comments in court today: https://www.limerickleader.ie/news/s...medium=twitter

    I've seen a couple of journalists on Twitter now happy to reveal the efforts the club hierarchy went to try and stymie negative reporting in the not-too-distant past.
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    Sad to see another Limerick club fall by the wayside. Another club run into the ground by a Walter Mitty chancer.

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    With pat out of the way a new limerick club should be possible but probably not in time for next season

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    Its incredible how much money can be wasted by people who obviously hadn't a clue how to run a football club and refused to listen to people trying to help them,hopefully A club will be back in the league next year on a fan run sustainable model.....

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    Yeah the money he is talking about having put in is incredible.

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    He struck me as a man whose heart was in the right place, but he listened to all the wrong people and wasted money left, right and centre. Then he could not let go having sunk so much into it. It's a real shame.

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    Sad day for Limerick football after their crowds picked up in recent years. Hopefully they will rise from the ashes again and do a Galway Utd but somehow I doubt it.
    Daire Doyles red and black army

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    Quote Originally Posted by joey B View Post
    Its incredible how much money can be wasted by people who obviously hadn't a clue how to run a football club and refused to listen to people trying to help them,hopefully A club will be back in the league next year on a fan run sustainable model.....
    I really don't think so. The efforts to get trusts going have been difficult to put it mildly. The interest just isn't there, alongside bad feeling between different groups. Perhaps the crisis point might inspire something, but this just isn't Cork.

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    Huge amount of money put in by Pat O Sullivan, shows there is no significant interest in having a LoI club in Limerick. I saw somewhere stated that approx 200 is the number of supporters the club had. That is not enough, unless your like UCD. Really there needs to be 500 supporters to be a viable club in the league of Ireland.

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    Will the players get their phones back or have the FAI sold them in CEX to pay the heating?

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    Sad to see this happening in Limerick again.
    Owner just didn't seem to have an idea & he'd rather see it die than step away.
    Hopefully something good will come out of it & they can rise again but its almost impossible if fans won't support you.

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    Surely some of the people who were trying to but the club off Pat but couldn't agree to his terms can step in now and start afresh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redarmyfaction View Post
    Will the players get their phones back or have the FAI sold them in CEX to pay the heating?
    Whats this about redarmy?
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    Didnt know that OSullivan was JP McManus brother in law. So much for that arrangement!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Martinho II View Post
    Whats this about redarmy?
    Phones were taken off Limerick players in a betting investigation there a few months back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Martinho II View Post
    Didnt know that OSullivan was JP McManus brother in law. So much for that arrangement!
    Thatís probably because he isnít his brother in law.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4tothefloor View Post
    Thatís probably because he isnít his brother in law.
    Yeah, the Irish Examiner said that - here: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breaki...ed-969915.html - and I was mystified. I've never heard of such a connection between the two.

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