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Steve McNamara: Wembley froze when Johnson scored


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#1 Joe Whitley

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Posted 02 April 2014 - 02:03 PM

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#2 Scubby

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Posted 02 April 2014 - 03:30 PM

It looks like the whole international fixture programme has frozen since the World Cup.



#3 my missus

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Posted 02 April 2014 - 11:19 PM

it is a complete FU by the rugby league its as if they are scared to follow up a great world cup.


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#4 The Daddy_merged

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 07:24 AM

I froze when Mcnamara was appointed England coach.

#5 brooza

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 07:39 AM

I froze in Halifax at the Tonga/Italy match


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#6 Just Browny

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 07:42 AM

Wembley froze about twenty minutes into the Australia-Fiji game. By halftime I couldn't feel my extremities.

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#7 Southstander13

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 07:47 AM

I froze in Halifax at the Tonga/Italy match

 

Me too, jeez it was cold that day!



#8 Southstander13

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 07:47 AM

That Johnson try was one of the most deflating scores I have ever experienced. Still gutted thinking about it! 



#9 my missus

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 04:08 PM

That Johnson try was one of the most deflating scores I have ever experienced. Still gutted thinking about it! 

i sank back into my seat and didn't raise my head for two minutes at least, i was gutted.


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#10 GeordieSaint

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 05:11 PM

i sank back into my seat and didn't raise my head for two minutes at least, i was gutted.

 

The rest of the weekend was a blur; spent much of the second game in my seat but remember absolutely nothing about it... I am still haunted by the episode now; truly heartbreaking!


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#11 YCKonstantine

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 05:21 PM

That Johnson try was one of the most deflating scores I have ever experienced. Still gutted thinking about it!

I recorded it and watched it around 9pm, wanted to smash my kitchen up when he scored that try, couldn't speak for about 10 minutes then just shouted ###### extremely very loud.
Literally the most gutted I've ever been, even moreso than when York got robbed by the VR in the 2004 playoff final.

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#12 RLDave

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 05:23 PM

I hold a grudge against that guy, I don't mind telling you. Johnson I mean.
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#13 Futtocks

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 05:32 PM

I've got it saved on my PVR and keep meaning to watch it again, because it was such an amazing match, and there were so many good things about England's performance. 

 

But I'm just not quite ready to watch it because of the last 30 seconds.


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Posted 03 April 2014 - 10:41 PM

I've watched the match 5 times. I often turn the last minute off. The wife has come into the front room many times and has heard me say "just how did we lose that" to myself over and over.

We had some wire fans behind us singing about going to the final. My mates kept telling them to shut up. I don't know why but I blame them.

#15 brooza

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Posted 04 April 2014 - 09:22 AM

We had some wire fans behind us singing about going to the final. My mates kept telling them to shut up. I don't know why but I blame them.

They need to share the blame with the people behind me who said "we've got this in the bag"


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#16 Dave T

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Posted 04 April 2014 - 10:52 AM

I've watched the match 5 times. I often turn the last minute off. The wife has come into the front room many times and has heard me say "just how did we lose that" to myself over and over.

We had some wire fans behind us singing about going to the final. My mates kept telling them to shut up. I don't know why but I blame them.

Like Futtocks, I still have it on my Sky box, but not managed to get round to watching it again yet, not even the first 79 minutes.

 

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#17 Dave T

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Posted 04 April 2014 - 10:55 AM

That Johnson try was one of the most deflating scores I have ever experienced. Still gutted thinking about it! 

It was one of the most surreal experiences I have ever been part of. Everything seemed to go in slow motion and silent - everybody around us just looked like they wanted to cry, including my Scottish partner who has never cheered for England at anything in her life.

 

Actually, maybe it was her fault!  :angry:



#18 sweaty craiq

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Posted 04 April 2014 - 12:17 PM

Why didn't we put the ball in touch :(



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Posted 04 April 2014 - 11:01 PM

It was the best game I've ever watched, the kind you watch again and again.

It was also the most gutted I've ever been and I doubt I'll ever watch it again.
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