The Consortium

We, The Consortium, are a mixture of fans, businessmen and sports people who believe we can bring Bury FC to the forefront of English & European Football. Current members are Pete Zaparla, Arne Uldiron, Abram Romanovic, Del Starbuck, William Christopher, Jimmy Fazakerly, and Wim Bonus. Media manager is Anna Kins. What are we up to? Read on ...


If not by direct action, then by stealth - theconsortium@hotmail.co.uk

Friday, March 17, 2006

I am hearing stories that instead of losing matches, FC Berry are now busy losing fans. I didn't think they had that many to start with

Lee Burrow is sending me this team sheet for Saturdays game against FC Grimm Brothers. He says Kris Kasper is hoping for a fairy tale result

Kasper
Biggs
Tropp
Boards
Hutt
Down
Friday
Back
Sabbath
Laffin
Stock

Faithful
Fanz
Barrick
Berry
Boss

Monday, March 13, 2006

Like, gosh! Weeeeeee! Back today from a super tour of Europe promoting my new calendar, and I walked back into a really big crisis! There are two messages on my desk marked "URGENT - PRESS RELEASE". I haven't been able to, like, find a button marked RELEASE so instead I'm copying them out here! Hee hee!

Consortium Press release March 13th - 11.14am

The Consortium has decided to close this website with immediate effect, following slurs against the manager-in-waiting William Christopher. An unnamed source has emailed the Consortium suggesting that Mr Christopher does not have the respect of the players earmarked by the Consortium and so he has thrown his toys out of the pram and pulled the plug (our Blogger hosting partners actually pulled the plug). We regret that following a heated debate among all members of the Consortium, there was a unanimous vote of 4-3 to close the site down immediately.

It should be noted that the Stetson wearing Mr Starbuck was fully behind keeping the site open.



Consortium Press release March 13th - 2.44pm

The Consortium is delighted to announce that the Consortium website has been reopened with immediate effect. Following an extraordinary general meeting, in which no members were physically able to attend (although everyone did send a proxy with a thick sheaf of notes), the Stetson wearing Mr Starbuck has hauled ranks and put the metaphorical plug back in. The actual plug was put back in by our Blogger hosting partners.

We would like to stress that at this time, any dissension among the Consortium supporters may result in further action, which may or may not include the creation of new pseudonyms to randomly abuse you with.

Friday, March 10, 2006

I’m still trying to find out how FC Berry performed on Tuesday night against FC Stop Pork. These days Lee Burrow isn’t much good at telling me about previous games but at least he is still sending me team sheets, such as this one for tomorrow’s trip to FC Rex Ham, which apparently is named in honour of your great English actor Sir Rex Harrison, and in particular his performance in My Fair Lady (1964 Dir. George Cukor)

Dane
Brill
Butt
Berry
Nott
Goode
Barry
Murphy
White
Fanz
Carp

Luke
Sharpe
Casper
Orr
Berrydown

Friday, March 03, 2006

Hey there folks, just back from a grand ole vacation down at the grand ole opry with Prince Andrew, the GODOY. Now if thuh's one thing that gets muh gander up more thun a rattler in muh woodpile, it's the sight of an inappropriate choice of headgear. Muh colleagues Wim and Anna have bin sending messages about thuh Mills fella and his wearin' of a stetson.

Now those that know Del, know muh main motto in life with regard to the wearin' of the stetson is as follows:

Texan - stetson
Non-Texan - that's vexin'

This fellow Lee Burrow is an oddball, and no mistake. He sent Arne a completely different team sheet to the one I received, which was entitled "This Bury line-up is smokin' hot".

Sweeten
Sower
Sorss
BBM
BBQ
Taco
Bell
Haller
Peno
Chili
Dipp

Subs:
Flayme
Grylle
Woppa
Eggstra
Mayo

What does it all mean? Holla if ya hear muh!

I am just hearing that FC Berry played a big game against Derby on Tuesday night. I am asking Lee Burrow how we got on, but he is not saying. Instead he is telling me this team for the game tomorrow at home against FC Max. Apparently the weather forecast is for sub zero temperatures. Lee Burrow says that confidence is good and that our new strike pairing are red hot

Dane
Starr
Butt
Daley
Diver
Thomas
Youngs
Dunne
Goode
Feccan
Freisian

Berry
Bench
Needes
Long
Johns