Echo up for sale

Discussion in 'SMB' started by Wicksy, Oct 11, 2018 at 10:28 PM.

  1. zinedine

    zinedine Winger

    Sheffield, wasn't it? That's when it started giving us 2 day old news and I stopped buying it.
     
  2. Stubbs ftm

    Stubbs ftm Winger

    And the price went up to 70p or something. Balls to paying that for adverts and 2 day old news.

    If they still did the footy echo or brought that back I'd happily pay a quid or more for that.
     
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  3. HANDSOME_DAN

    HANDSOME_DAN Central Defender

    To report what exactly?
     
  4. Discopants91

    Discopants91 Striker

    Balls to all I said...
     
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2018 at 11:31 PM
  5. zinedine

    zinedine Winger

    I'd forgotten about the footy echo.
    Back when I was 14 or so I used to deliver the echo around one of the estates. It seemed like every house had it delivered the newsagent got a small mountain of them dropped at his shop by the red echo vans. Fast forward a few decades and you never see a paperboy now. It's a shame a once great local daily became the shitty mess the echo is today.
     
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  6. Ramshanker

    Ramshanker Winger

  7. If you did it now you'd be top 20 easily.
     
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  8. royaldragon

    royaldragon Midfield

    I hope that they do a better job selling the company than the job they do in producing a newspaper.
     
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  9. Shusssh

    Shusssh Full Back

    :lol: I finished bottom of the prem in the domestic one one year, won nowt but still ended up losing a tenner to my mate on a side bet who finished 15th.
    Used to love that format.
     
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  10. Cypher

    Cypher Winger

    Tidied.

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  11. Donnie Darko

    Donnie Darko Reserve Squad

    Hahahaha I looked at it more as an achievement then retired my eyes from the newspaper

    I was buzzing like I was only young when I did it name was in the paper I was the king of my school for a week or so. Aye the old format was class me and my pals do the sun one now we are yet to pay the winner yet for the last two seasons we swore he was cheating somehow
     
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  12. FannyByTheGaslight

    FannyByTheGaslight Full Back

    Was it 1998 marra I finished? 25th that year.
     
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  13. Wilfy

    Wilfy Striker

    Was it the one where you picked a GK and defence and then strikers, the result being what you scored vs what you conceded? Was a good format that.
     
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  14. Donnie Darko

    Donnie Darko Reserve Squad

    Haha I dunno man it’s a big ask

    No marra was 1990

    Aye that was the format marra was cracking back then I reckon we should all rally round , buy the paper and then change the format back
     
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2018 at 1:13 AM
  15. FannyByTheGaslight

    FannyByTheGaslight Full Back

    Owld bastard ;)
     
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  16. Wilfy

    Wilfy Striker

    I remember Robbie Fowler was one of the best you could pick. Fuck it, submitted my bid. Can you take care of the £220m debt mate? Cheers.
     
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  17. Donnie Darko

    Donnie Darko Reserve Squad

    Not giving nowt away here marra

    Haha aye I’ve got a friend or two
     
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2018 at 1:16 AM
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  18. citybythesea

    citybythesea Central Defender

    Time for a new incarnation of a paper representing Sunderland I say.
    Let the echo fade away................
     
  19. Stubbs ftm

    Stubbs ftm Winger

    It's awful now, they should never have closed the office and press at Pennywell. Didn't they used to produce 2 editions a day, and early one and late afternoon one? My nana and grandad used to have a paper shop and a Saturday there was always people lingering around waiting for the footy echo to be delivered.
    The website is awful too, like a half arsed effort.
    They should get the uni on board and get the students to run it. Make it a free paper and give it out at key metro stations, bus stations in and around sunlun and durham
     
  20. Len Lowther to purchase it
     

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