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So why aren't they already there?
Lots of them already are there. The Irish government is quite bullish about how many large corporations they have attracted over the last couple of years. Give those based in the UK a reason to go and they will, that is the downside of the global economy.
Same applies to people with money they are generally very mobile give them a reason to move somewhere else and they will.In both cases you then don't only lose the additional taxes you hoped for you also lose those that you were already getting.
Also, we currently have one of the lowest corporation taxes in Europe, so where are they going to go?
Probably Ireland where I believe it is 12.5%
Good luck to the two of them. University isn't the right option for a lot of youngsters, so its good yours are thinking about their options.
My lad went to Brunel for his Civil Engineering and he was impressed with facilities and standard of teaching. Good thing about an engineering degree is that they spend about three times more time than other degree courses in either lectures or in the workshops! He came out with a first so I guess he would recommend it!
Oxford Brookes isn't far from me and does have a good reputation, but as with a lot of universities I think accommodation is quite expensive.
You are thinking of Aylesbury United (known as the Ducks) who between 1985 and 1992 had the best FA cup record of any team outside the Football League and in 1994/95 season made the 3rd round (got beaten by QPR)! Most folk remember them for what people thought was the duck walk they did(turned out they thought they were doing the seven dwarfs!) after scoring in one of the earlier rounds.
Many people have suggested merging the two Aylesbury clubs, but no love lost between them, so unlikely to happen.
Aylesbury United lost their own ground in 2006 and have been playing at other grounds ever since. Currently playing in Chesham, which is 16 miles away and still get 100+ die hard fans.
In Aylesbury they are one of two local teams at this level. Finances have been very tight for them for quite sometime and this appears to be the final straw. The committee that put so much time into keeping the club ticking over really can't do anymore.I know the FA gave notice of the change years ago, but at their level of football to make those sorts of changes is ridiculous. I suspect they won't be the only club having to ask to be relegated.
As you say, very sad
Hope the link works!
According to research Liverpool would have finished second and Manchester United (the luckiest team) would have finished fourth if:
- Goals that should have been disallowed
- Incorrectly disallowed goals
- Incorrectly awarded penalties (that were scored)
- Penalties that were not awarded but should have been
- Incorrect red-card decisions
- Red-card incidents that were missed
- Goals scored after injury time overran
- Deflected goals
Had all been taken into account.
If they got everything right there would be a lot less to talk about!