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#701 Copa

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 06:24 AM

Interesting Major League Soccer TV rating in the NY Times .. I thought it was more popular..

 

 

Put into context, the America’s Cup races attracted more viewers for NBC Sports Group than for Major League Soccer games (111,000) but fewer than it received for its live Tour de France coverage (287,000) or its Formula One races (203,000 to date).

 

http://www.nytimes.c...m-cup.html?_r=0



#702 gingerjon

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 08:42 AM

Interesting Major League Soccer TV rating in the NY Times .. I thought it was more popular..

 

http://www.nytimes.c...m-cup.html?_r=0

 

I believe that attendance figures are doing well but the big soccer audience is for the English Premier League - and that the ratings etc place it above NHL.


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#703 Bleep1673

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Posted 29 September 2013 - 10:53 AM

As an Aston Villa fan, I would like to offer a (Gloating) apology if any Man City fans are reading this thread today, not really.
Although you can console yourselves with the thought that the first Villa goal ight have been borderline offside, and the third goal was a route one kick from our Keeper to the City one, that flummoxed the City defence who are more usual to a more subtle attack and were confused.

However, we still won 3-2
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#704 Mr Wind Up

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Posted 29 September 2013 - 01:07 PM

I don't think there is anything to apologise about. Man City clobbered Villa and lost. Tough luck, but Villa look dire without Benteke and Agbonlahor. 



#705 Bleep1673

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Posted 30 September 2013 - 07:45 AM

They did look dire, mostly in defence, we've got Hull at the KC on Saturday, I don't fancy their chances there
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#706 Saint Billinge

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Posted 30 September 2013 - 08:08 AM

To date I have contacted several football fanzines, local press, football forum, supporters federation, as well as sorting out some posters for local shops, and using  facebook in order to promote my book. If anyone can be of further assistance in any other way then it would be most appreciated. Although the margins for profit on e-books is small, I am hoping to raise money for Armed Services charity SSAFA and a local junior team I watch on Saturdays. 



#707 Futtocks

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Posted 30 September 2013 - 12:18 PM

Broadcaster and 'entertainer' Tam Cowan suspended by the BBC for this article.

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#708 gingerjon

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Posted 30 September 2013 - 12:22 PM

 

No complaints about that.


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#709 gingerjon

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Posted 30 September 2013 - 12:23 PM

Lewes will probably bring about half of that.  CSP got around 80 per game in the Spartan South Midlands and now they've been promoted they still get around 80 per game.  They got around 80 for their last Cup match against the Met Police.

 

Anyway, in the end Lewes strolled to a 1-0 win.  They scored in the third minute and with a bit of luck would have added several more.  Properly organised.

 

The crowd was somehow announced as 153.  The only way I can think they can have got this figure is if they added all the Season Ticket holders to the people who were in the ground.  And then added another 20 or so.


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#710 ckn

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Posted 30 September 2013 - 12:29 PM

His reply and part-apology for his article


Arguing with the forum trolls is like playing chess with a pigeon.  No matter how good you are, the bird will **** on the board and strut around like it won anyway


#711 Futtocks

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Posted 30 September 2013 - 12:47 PM


Ah, I see; so he is the victim in all this... what a total and utter steaming pile of Inverdale*. :rolleyes:

 

*see? you can bypass the sweary filter! :P


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#712 Futtocks

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 02:52 PM

Wow! Now that's a strike!

 


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#713 Johnoco

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 03:01 PM

Just like Hot Shot-Hamish



#714 Futtocks

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 03:36 PM

Just like Hot Shot-Hamish

:biggrin: I was thinking more of one of Bobby Charlton's thunderbolts, but yes, I think you nailed it!


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#715 Saint Billinge

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 04:11 PM

Fancy the Queen allowing her manicured lawns to be used for a football match, and a great occasion for the players and match officials.



#716 Larry the Leit

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 05:39 PM

Fancy the Queen allowing her manicured lawns to be used for a football match, and a great occasion for the players and match officials.

 

Yes it's so unlike the Royal Family to get involved in positive PR stories.  Saying that, the Germans have a strong football tradition.


Edited by Larry the Leit, 08 October 2013 - 05:40 PM.

The Unicorn is not a Goose,

#717 gingerjon

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 05:43 PM

A club's last ever game


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#718 Saint Billinge

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 08:10 AM

Yes it's so unlike the Royal Family to get involved in positive PR stories.  Saying that, the Germans have a strong football tradition.

 

And don't we know it, that apart from 1966!  ;)



#719 Saint Billinge

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 08:19 AM

 

How some clubs battle on heaven knows! Up in Scotland, Gretna F.C. rose to the giddy heights of the Premiership on the back of being bankrolled, only then to freefall into oblivion. 

 

I watch a junior under elevens  side on Saturdays and get real enjoyment. Long may the hard work by dedicated people live on, although some clubs inevitably will fold. 



#720 Methven Hornet

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 08:29 AM

How some clubs battle on heaven knows! Up in Scotland, Gretna F.C. rose to the giddy heights of the Premiership on the back of being bankrolled, only then to freefall into oblivion. 

 

I watch a junior under elevens  side on Saturdays and get real enjoyment. Long may the hard work by dedicated people live on, although some clubs inevitably will fold. 

 

Although Gretna are back as Gretna 2008 FC, currently playing in the Lowland Football League.


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