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Author Topic: So can we talk about football here?  (Read 371349 times)
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« Reply #90 on: March 07, 2006 »

I agree with you about Kenyon Smudge. If you looked up football corruption in the dictionary I reckon it would say Peter Kenyon. What gets me about the whole Chelsea machine these days is the arrogance. Don't get me wrong I don't mind a bit of swagger if it's deserved,but what has Jose achieved there ? It doesn't take any great managerial skill to buy the premiership. I can't wait for the bubble to burst
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« Reply #91 on: March 08, 2006 »

As a fellow Mackem, Helen, I live about fifteen minutes walk from the Stadium of Light. Every other Saturday afternoon around 5 O'Clock the feeling of resigned desperation is almost palpable. What I find utterly depressing is, I can't imagine things getting much better, not in the short term, anyway.
But, if a Mackem can live with a Geordie, anything is possible.
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« Reply #92 on: March 09, 2006 »

I am completely mystified by Liverpool's continuing failure to score goals. Only 6 goals in their last 10 games after creating dozens of chances. The 4 main strikers are all proven goal scorers and it's uncanny that they've all "dried up" at the same time.
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« Reply #93 on: March 09, 2006 »

how do you black cats stand on boro in europe? jingoistic,ambivalent or that peculiar football schadenfrude?
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« Reply #94 on: March 10, 2006 »

Probably ambivalent, Smudge. The rivalry between we Black Cats and the Boro is nowhere near a intense as that between Newcastle and us. Personally, I wish the Boro well and the only time that really changes is when we play them.
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« Reply #95 on: March 11, 2006 »

for you wolverines and o`leary non sympathisers it may cheer you to know how robbed villa were this evening.VERY.
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« Reply #96 on: March 11, 2006 »

Hard luck story of the day - Rangers v Kilmarnock, Kilmarnock name 2 goalies on the bench with 1 of them as an outfield player to meet under21 rules, make all 3 substitutions then get their goalie sent off and have to put an outfield player in goal
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« Reply #97 on: March 13, 2006 »

This is my first post, and I have no shame ............... I am a Bristol Rovers fan.  Grin

We are currently languishing in the 4th Division.  OK, I know that they've re-named everything, so it's now called the 2nd Division ..... but the reality is that we've been stuck in the basement division for 4 years.  Downhill ever since Ian Holloway left - been waiting for the "right" managerial appointment.  The current incumbent is called "Trollope" ....... but, hey, what's in a name?!

May just scrape into the play-offs this year - keep the faith gasheads!
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« Reply #98 on: March 13, 2006 »

if you support ANY B.R.F.C. you are alright with me and those heathens in red spoled an otherwise grand day in 1990 by robbing us.Youse on the other hand sparked us 3-0 the last time we played you and were well worth it.Goodnight Irene,i`ll see you in my dreams.
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« Reply #99 on: March 14, 2006 »

R.I.P. Jimmy 'Jinky' Johnstone, I maybe a Rangers fan but the guy was a genius, when you watch old footage of him it's unbelievable to see him twisting & turning defenders inside out (and his charity cover version of Dirty Old Town along with Jim Kerr is actually quite good as well)
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« Reply #100 on: March 14, 2006 »

Old enough to have seen the 67 European Cup Final on TV. Jimmy Johnstone was very special and it's good to see so many tributes from both sides of the old firm. R.I.P.
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« Reply #101 on: March 15, 2006 »

I agree Jimmy Johnstone was a joy to watch. Back in the sixties and seventies Scotland produced loads of great players. All the top English clubs had a handful of key players from Scotland. Can anyone explain why Scottish football is in such a poor state now. I can't think of one Scotsman who I'd like to see playing for Liverpool and there's not one who would get in the England squad.
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« Reply #102 on: March 19, 2006 »

will post on friday and if you are available will bring my hairbrush and sufficient money to numb me to the fact you will win.xx.si
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« Reply #103 on: March 20, 2006 »

I agree Jimmy Johnstone was a joy to watch. Back in the sixties and seventies Scotland produced loads of great players. All the top English clubs had a handful of key players from Scotland. Can anyone explain why Scottish football is in such a poor state now. I can't think of one Scotsman who I'd like to see playing for Liverpool and there's not one who would get in the England squad.
Try having to watch it every week RR, but yeah your right it is total garbage, I think it's because there is no money in the game up here apart from the deal Rangers done with the Wigan chairman. The only half decent Scottish player is Barry Ferguson, and even then he couldnae really cut it in the premiership
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« Reply #104 on: March 20, 2006 »

too true,he was lazy and as a rovers fan,i despise him and he cannot redeem himself.
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