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#41 Futtocks

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:29 PM

From the dim and distant past, the Nigerian Football team's 1949 tour of England. Playing barefoot, they beat Marine Crosby 5-2, watched by 7,000 people.

Edited by Futtocks, 14 January 2013 - 12:30 PM.

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#42 shrek

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:37 PM

Wigan Robin Park beat title favourites Bootle 2-1 in the North West Counties prem on Saturday in a cracking game, a league thats well worth a look for anyone fed up of paying 62 quid a ticket!

#43 ArmchairRhino

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 05:03 PM

From the dim and distant past, the Nigerian Football team's 1949 tour of England. Playing barefoot, they beat Marine Crosby 5-2, watched by 7,000 people.


Cracking stuff Futtocks!

Dulwich's old place was a bit bigger than the current ground, wasn't it. :o
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#44 Futtocks

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 05:00 PM

Ah, the deathless fame of the Football star.

Some are remembered for winning the World Cup, some the Ballon d'Or... and then there's Habib Habibou.

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#45 Wolford6

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 06:49 PM

Southampton ... up against Blackburn in the final of Britain's Most Clueless Football Club Owners.


http://www.bbc.co.uk...otball/21079956

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#46 shrek

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 06:56 PM

Southampton ... up against Blackburn in the final of Britain's Most Clueless Football Club Owners.


http://www.bbc.co.uk...otball/21079956

Simply unbelievable, Adkins has done nothing wrong, hope he lands a decent gig and can replicate the spell he had at Southampton.

Having seen him play many a time for Wigan, he's about the most unlikely lad you'd have picked out to make a success at it as a manager, every credit to him!

#47 Bleep1673

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 07:24 PM

Southampton ... up against Blackburn in the final of Britain's Most Clueless Football Club Owners.


http://www.bbc.co.uk...otball/21079956

Can I nominate Randy Learner (always sounded like a sixth former) as another
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#48 Wolford6

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 08:26 PM

Roberto Martinez will be pleased. He's now got a 33% better chance of keeping Wigan up once again.

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#49 Saint Billinge

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 10:11 AM

I see Fergie is complaining again about a decision not to award a penalty at Spurs. I recall him saying that these decisions even themselves out over a season, unless it's United!

#50 Severus

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 10:54 AM

I see Fergie is complaining again about a decision not to award a penalty at Spurs. I recall him saying that these decisions even themselves out over a season, unless it's United!

I can understand 50:50s evening themselves out but that is as clear cut penalty as you'll likely to see. I tend to by on the side of the officials when it comes to decisions but that was just incompetence by the linesman and referee who had a clear view of the incident.
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#51 Saint Billinge

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 11:00 AM

I can understand 50:50s evening themselves out but that is as clear cut penalty as you'll likely to see. I tend to by on the side of the officials when it comes to decisions but that was just incompetence by the linesman and referee who had a clear view of the incident.


Surely, United have had the benefit of clear cut decisions for the opposition going United's way.

#52 Severus

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 11:06 AM

Surely, United have had the benefit of clear cut decisions for the opposition going United's way.


The Spurs shot that crossed the line a couple of seasons ago was only one I could think of. Saying that, goal line decisions are difficult to get right without the benefit of replay.
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#53 shrek

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 12:53 PM

Roberto Martinez will be pleased. He's now got a 33% better chance of keeping Wigan up once again.

Not sure about that, if we can't beat the likes of Sunderland at our place we've no right to be staying up.

#54 Futtocks

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 01:15 PM

Footballers - just a bunch of selfish, overpaid prima donnas, eh? Nice one, Angel. :)

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#55 ArmchairRhino

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 07:12 PM

Anyone see the Everton fan convicted of shouting racist abuse? "My daughter's got a coloured boyfriend.". Christ.
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#56 Johnoco

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 09:12 PM

1-1 City and Villa. Half hour from wembley in a major cup final! Bradford needs this more than Brum, so come on City!!!

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 09:22 PM

10 mins to go and its bradford who look more likely to score again

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 09:33 PM

Damn 2-1 Villa!!!

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 09:35 PM

Damn 2-1 Villa!!!

sorry i spoke too soon

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 09:37 PM

fully deserved well done