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Steve May

Member Since 20 Apr 2004
Offline Last Active Apr 08 2014 09:53 AM

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In Topic: The Tetley's Challenge Cup - Fourth Round Match Thread

07 April 2014 - 09:17 AM

Saints must have taken 2500 fans as the away stand was about 2/3 full

The stand holds 2,500 when full to the brim. There were perhaps 1,500 Saints fans in it.

In Topic: Challenge Cup 5th round draw

07 April 2014 - 09:08 AM

You're going to have a sore head in the morning.

Don't tend to drink at games these days. Don't tend to drink much at all TBH.

Won't be drinking at future games either, as I very likely won't be at the games. I get precious little leisure time (and money), and I have to be careful how I spend it. Ultimately, if there's a doubt about the probity of the game then why would I spend my time and money on it? There are more fulfilling and honest things I could be doing on a Sunday afternoon.

Say it ain't so Phil. Say it ain't so.

In Topic: Brett Ferres incident

06 April 2014 - 07:34 PM

I thought it was unlucky but pretty innocent. I'm prepared to concede a red card but I think that's harsh. Given the card, he's clearly facing a ban but eight matches would be utterly ridiculous.

There's a lot of Saints fans shrieking about this on Twitter and other places for no other reason but deflecting the other events at the Galpharm.

In Topic: The Tetley's Challenge Cup - Fourth Round Match Thread

06 April 2014 - 07:25 PM

Having seen a few replays I have no doubt whatsoever that Huddersfield won that match.

Does anyone know how much revenue Bentham has cost Huddersfield today? Prize money, likely TV appearance money, share of Headingley gate?

In Topic: Brett Ferres incident

06 April 2014 - 07:17 PM

The game at all levels needs to ban lifting. It achieves nothing and is not needed to tackle a player. Whether a player intends to lift and put an opponent in a dangerous position or not, he should get a red card and face a long ban. Ferres for me should face a minimum 8 match ban and a warning sent to all clubs that such tackles are dangerous and will not be tolerated. The game is hard enough as it is. Part of the problem is our players are getting over coached on becoming bigger and stronger and getting over coached in the wrestling techniques. Do we really want to keep on allowing lifting and twisting players and putting them in a position where they risk ending up badly injured? I dont

8 matches! ###### pal. Utter ######.