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Leigh MR v Wigan St pats Premier sports

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#1 shun

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Posted 23 September 2013 - 02:21 PM

Live on premier sports this sunday 11 35 AM KO.



#2 Celtic Rooster

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Posted 23 September 2013 - 05:11 PM

I will have to be at the game. Got friends at both clubs so just hope the best team win. Ive seen games at Rochdale and Oldham in the last few weeks and I saw the pitiful turn out by Sheffield Eagles fans at the Northern Rail final. I really hope amateur fans turn out in force for this game and show the semi-pro clubs what support is really all about!

#3 TaxiEgg

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Posted 23 September 2013 - 11:13 PM

Should be a cracker billed as the " Battle of the Borough"

Edited by TaxiEgg, 23 September 2013 - 11:15 PM.


#4 The 4 of Us

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 07:26 AM

Should be a cracker billed as the " Battle of the Borough"


Not antagonistic enough. What about Battle for the Crust?

#5 TaxiEgg

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 03:59 PM

WE leave the pies to you , no crust on lobby .

#6 The 4 of Us

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 09:15 PM

WE leave the pies to you , no crust on lobby .


Too easy. You can't afford a crust!

#7 TaxiEgg

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 10:07 PM

Person from Wigan.
Nothing to do with the large number of pies eaten in Wigan but to do with a miner's strike in the 1920's when all the pits in WIgan and Leigh went on strike. The Wiganers went back and broke the strike, the "Leythers" continued to strike and got better pay and conditions. Therefore the Wiganer's had to "eat humble pie"... so it's a term of abuse from Leythers to Wiganers. The hostility between the two towns stretches back hundreds of years to the civil war when Wigan was Royalists and Leigh were Parliamentarian and continues to this day.

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 10:29 PM

Person from Wigan.
Nothing to do with the large number of pies eaten in Wigan but to do with a miner's strike in the 1920's when all the pits in WIgan and Leigh went on strike. The Wiganers went back and broke the strike, the "Leythers" continued to strike and got better pay and conditions. Therefore the Wiganer's had to "eat humble pie"... so it's a term of abuse from Leythers to Wiganers. The hostility between the two towns stretches back hundreds of years to the civil war when Wigan was Royalists and Leigh were Parliamentarian and continues to this day.


Wiki does have its benefits.

Still doesn't explain why you can't afford a crust? Looking forward to Sunday. Have a good 'un !

#9 terryg

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 10:30 PM

True Mick, but the reason they put Lobby in a pastry was because they didn't know what to do with cutlery



#10 The 4 of Us

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 10:55 PM

True Mick, but the reason they put Lobby in a pastry was because they didn't know what to do with cutlery


Harsh. But oh so true.

#11 TaxiEgg

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 11:48 AM

Terry think he missed that one lol

Edited by TaxiEgg, 26 September 2013 - 11:49 AM.


#12 The 4 of Us

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 04:58 PM

Terry think he missed that one lol


Assure you I didn't. The evidence is sat outside the Poundbakery in Wigan town centre. £1 for two. One for each hand! ; )

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 05:30 PM

 Four on a stick.......Wigan kebab


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#14 TaxiEgg

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 08:47 PM

What do you call a Wiganer in a university ?

Ans : Caretaker

#15 The 4 of Us

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:13 PM

A Leyther in a suit?

The Accused!

Edited by The 4 of Us, 27 September 2013 - 05:13 PM.


#16 sidsmudge

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:30 PM

good clean banter lads ..keep it going !!!!

#17 TaxiEgg

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:35 PM

Christmas nativity cancelled in Wigan, reason being they could not find three wise men and a virgin .

#18 The 4 of Us

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 07:57 PM

Ha ha. Chuckled at that.

Was does a Leyther use as protection?

The bus shelter.

#19 terryg

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 08:45 PM

Why do Wigginers go to Spain for their holidays?

For the Piella

 

Patron Saint of Wigginers; Piethagarus



#20 TaxiEgg

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 09:30 PM

What's the difference between a Wigan girl and the Titanic ?

Only 1500 went down on the TItanic





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