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    Relegation for AFL debate was sparked this week by a couple of suggestions.

    Shot down by most pundits, but its there. Thought I'd mention it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jono View Post
    Relegation for AFL debate was sparked this week by a couple of suggestions.

    Shot down by most pundits, but its there. Thought I'd mention it.
    Oh? How did they suggest it'd work? As I understand all the main Aussie Rules states have their own comps below AFL.

    Interesting article on English football's player salaries as ratio of club's incomes in yesterday's Independent.

    No fewer than 8 clubs in the top two flights pay over 100% of their total revenue on players' wages. Blackpool the worst offenders with 134% paid. Strikes a stark contrast with the (IIRC) 27% AFL players were campaigning for.
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    AFL one not worth mentioning. Not sure why Jono brought it up itbt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by benchmark00 View Post
    AFL one not worth mentioning. Not sure why Jono brought it up itbt.

    Involved having two conferences. Top tier and bottom tier.
    Sounds like 2 divisions tbh. How would you jump from the bottom tier to the top and vice/versa?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Oh? How did they suggest it'd work? As I understand all the main Aussie Rules states have their own comps below AFL.

    Interesting article on English football's player salaries as ratio of club's incomes in yesterday's Independent.

    No fewer than 8 clubs in the top two flights pay over 100% of their total revenue on players' wages. Blackpool the worst offenders with 134% paid. Strikes a stark contrast with the (IIRC) 27% AFL players were campaigning for.
    That can't be correct.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GingerFurball View Post
    That can't be correct.
    from the linky

    However, buried in the report, 39 pages in, it is noted that Blackpool, paid significant promotion bonuses. Deduct the bonuses, which have been reported to be around £5m, and Blackpool’s wage-revenue ratio is 81 per cent.

    So basically they paid bonuses with the money they would get for playing PL in 2010-11.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Samuel_Vimes View Post
    from the linky

    However, buried in the report, 39 pages in, it is noted that Blackpool, paid significant promotion bonuses. Deduct the bonuses, which have been reported to be around £5m, and Blackpool’s wage-revenue ratio is 81 per cent.

    So basically they paid bonuses with the money they would get for playing PL in 2010-11.
    So a £5m drop sees wage ratio go from 134% to 81%?

    Something still doesn't seem right with those sums, given every single side in the EPL gets about £35m in TV revenue.

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    Is it based around previous season's revenue?

    (I haven't looked at the figures)
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeraintIsMyHero View Post
    Is it based around previous season's revenue?

    (I haven't looked at the figures)
    Yup, all 09-10 data. So it's all Championship revenue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by benchmark00 View Post
    AFL one not worth mentioning. Not sure why Jono brought it up itbt.
    Because it was debated a bit on radio today, and shut down by both.

    We have a whole thread about relegation, so thought I'd mention it.

    Back off ****

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    Nah ****.

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    Nah **** is a **** meme tbf

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeraintIsMyHero View Post
    Nah **** is a **** meme tbf
    How is something I say a meme?

    I think your whole vocabulary is ****, doesn't make it a meme though.

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