Nicky Ajose

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Is it time to officially question the wisdom of this signing?
Nah. Exeweb wisdom was that it was a good signing and some said what a good feeling they had about the signing (see post 53 above). Far too early to say that we have signed two expensive strikers in the last two close seasons, neither of whom are playing, but whom we are still paying.
 

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Nah. Exeweb wisdom was that it was a good signing and some said what a good feeling they had about the signing (see post 53 above). Far too early to say that we have signed two expensive strikers in the last two close seasons, neither of whom are playing, but whom we are still paying.
Are we really still paying Jonothan Forte? I assumed that there was some sort of insurance payout so we didn't have to pay him anymore.
 

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Are we really still paying Jonothan Forte? I assumed that there was some sort of insurance payout so we didn't have to pay him anymore.
I'd have thought that was the case - and surely also it would depend on who made the decision. If we'd told Forte we were binning him because we'd been advised he was too crocked to play, we'd be liable, but surely not if Forte said to us "Sorry, I can't play any more".

I remember Tony Roberts of Dagenham being banned from playing league Football unless he repaid the insurance payout he got when he "retired" from playing due to injury at QPR. When Dagenham were promoted to the league either he or they repaid this sum so he carried on with them.
 

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I'd have thought that was the case - and surely also it would depend on who made the decision. If we'd told Forte we were binning him because we'd been advised he was too crocked to play, we'd be liable, but surely not if Forte said to us "Sorry, I can't play any more".

I remember Tony Roberts of Dagenham being banned from playing league Football unless he repaid the insurance payout he got when he "retired" from playing due to injury at QPR. When Dagenham were promoted to the league either he or they repaid this sum so he carried on with them.
Iirc he was forced to repay a large chunk, but not the whole sum. as of course he had already spent a number of years in just a part time capacity.
 
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