Big Announcement on Thursday ... apparently

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Big Announcement on Thursday ... apparently

Post by josie andrews » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:04 am

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Re: Big Announcement on Thursday ... apparently

Post by medlocke » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:34 am

75p on it being THE BIG ONE v Salford

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Re: Big Announcement on Thursday ... apparently

Post by Exiled Wiganer » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:47 am

I was thinking about what we might expect from this. I would be happy if we announced that we had signed Hastings, Clark and Bibby and had tied down Smithies (a shining light in the dark this year).
I wouldn’t care particularly either way if we have re-signed Burgess (who has already ditched us once and I am sure would walk again if he got an offer) and Clubb (loyal servant and brave player but no more than a squad man).
Anything less on the signings front would be more dispiriting than having no announcement at all.
If they are announcing Lam as our coach going forward, I would be less than overjoyed, as I am not convinced he is the man for the job.
If it is something else, I would be interested to hear what it is. I would not blame them if it was a marketing initiative, after all, we presumably have a marketing department so they must have something to do.

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Re: Big Announcement on Thursday ... apparently

Post by Firestarter » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:50 am

If it is hastings i wonder how long after the loss( officially) of george will be announced?
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Re: Big Announcement on Thursday ... apparently

Post by Wigan_forever1985 » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:54 am

Firestarter wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:50 am
If it is hastings i wonder how long after the loss( officially) of george will be announced?
Usually Wigan have opted to send the bad news out first if it hastings i would imagine the announcement of GW would come the day before or possibly the morning
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Re: Big Announcement on Thursday ... apparently

Post by fozzieskem » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:08 am

Hope I’m wrong but I think Hastings is a pipe dream

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Re: Big Announcement on Thursday ... apparently

Post by Wigan_forever1985 » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:33 am

fozzieskem wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:08 am
Hope I’m wrong but I think Hastings is a pipe dream
i suspect youre correct
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Re: Big Announcement on Thursday ... apparently

Post by Exiled Wiganer » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:40 am

We must have known after he turned us down last time that Hastings was a risk. From that point on, we should have had a Plan B. You could call it planning for No Deal. 😀

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Re: Big Announcement on Thursday ... apparently

Post by DaveO » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:53 am

We seem to have one of these announcements where there is an announcement there will be an announcement every season and so far I can't recall one that has not been an anticlimax. I will be pleasantly surprised if it is to announce Hasting's has been signed.

If not the club needs to learn that teasing an announcement and then it falling flat because it's nothing much really is not good marketing. It just leaves fans even more disappointed. It should also give them a clue that when fans speculate the announcement will be about significant signings this is what the fans are looking for.

If it is this time then great.

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Re: Big Announcement on Thursday ... apparently

Post by Mickw » Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:08 pm

IL's interpretation of the word big differs from mine so I won't be holding my breath.

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