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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:45 pm 
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Swinton rebranding to Manchester Lions may be on the cards. Good move I think. Get them into Gigg Lane






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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:09 pm 
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The Daddy wrote:Swinton rebranding to Manchester Lions may be on the cards. Good move I think. Get them into Gigg Lane

I can only see positives in this, and augment there fan base and awareness.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:34 am 
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Moving then to Gigg Lane as a Manchester club will not endear them to the local community. A poor move if so.

They need to move into Manchester proper ideally to build up a centralised fanbase.






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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:46 pm 
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The Daddy wrote:Swinton rebranding to Manchester Lions may be on the cards. Good move I think. Get them into Gigg Lane
if Manchester can't embrace Salford in a nice new stadium and being in the top half of the league then I find it hard to see Swinton doing any better, good luck to them

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:28 am 
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Changing their name to incorporate Manchester may help attract business sponsors other than that I don't see any benefit.

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 Post subject: Re: Manchester Lions
PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:40 am 
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infamous grouse wrote:Changing their name to incorporate Manchester may help attract business sponsors other than that I don't see any benefit.


Agreed.
The Manchester moniker may help but, we're kidding ourselves if we think that a shinny club in Manchester is suddenly going to magic masses of new supporters, we're wrong.
I know that Salford isn't actually in Manchester but, their ground is only a spit away from Old Trafford and as another poster has mentioned, despite a new ground and riding high in the league, they aren't exactly turning fans away.
To really get a new "brand" out there, it will take a number of years of serious investment and there still wouldn't be any guarantee of success.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:56 am 
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It's this or no club. That's the top and bottom of it.

There's no money in the game below SL level so clubs have to do what they have to do in order to survive.
If this helps the Lions get better sponsorship and improve their cash flow so they can improve as a club, then all the best to them

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wrencat1873 wrote:Agreed.
The Manchester moniker may help but, we're kidding ourselves if we think that a shinny club in Manchester is suddenly going to magic masses of new supporters, we're wrong.
I know that Salford isn't actually in Manchester but, their ground is only a spit away from Old Trafford and as another poster has mentioned, despite a new ground and riding high in the league, they aren't exactly turning fans away.
To really get a new "brand" out there, it will take a number of years of serious investment and there still wouldn't be any guarantee of success.


Which also isn't in Manchester but they do get lots of people watching Man. Utd. Is it because they have Manchester in their name or do people think Old Trafford is actually in Manchester?

Sale R.U. haven't changed their name and haven't played in Sale for a long time. Their crowds are alot better than Salford's, why is this?






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proper-shaped-balls wrote:Which also isn't in Manchester but they do get lots of people watching Man. Utd. Is it because they have Manchester in their name or do people think Old Trafford is actually in Manchester?

Sale R.U. haven't changed their name and haven't played in Sale for a long time. Their crowds are alot better than Salford's, why is this?

Possibly because they draw from an enormous geographical and densely populated area ? I.e. the entire north west of England.
And they get between 6 and 8 thousand but often less.

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It's official. Just waiting on sign off from the RFL






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