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I'm sure you'd like to think again change the offensive word.

No.

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Luton-Millwall's the stand out tie in the 5th Round for all the wrong reasons. Great draw for LUAFC.

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Luton-Millwall's the stand out tie in the 5th Round for all the wrong reasons.

Yup. Brings back memories, but not good ones.

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Matchfixing in Football.

"A Champions League tie played in England is one of 380 matches across Europe investigators say was fixed.

Some 425 match officials, club officials, players and criminals are suspected of being involved."

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Matchfixing in Football.

"A Champions League tie played in England is one of 380 matches across Europe investigators say was fixed.

Some 425 match officials, club officials, players and criminals are suspected of being involved."

Rotten from top to bottom.

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Rotten from top to bottom.

Puts Rugby League's problems into perspective. For those fans that actually have a sense of perspective, that is.

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Matchfixing in Football.

"A Champions League tie played in England is one of 380 matches across Europe investigators say was fixed.

Some 425 match officials, club officials, players and criminals are suspected of being involved."

There are differnt scales of "fixing" though.

1. An associate once told me that he went years ago to a game where, from the kickoff, a forward passed the ball back to a defender who immediately booted it into touch. It seemed obvious that someone had a side-bet on the time of the first throw-in. That's not acceptable but it's not fixed the result of the game.

2. The English club that is being investigated need not have been involved in any scam. The away side might have come to lose.

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Rotten from top to bottom.

I'm sure some people said the same about RL after the Long/Gleeson affair or Andrew Johns and his drugs arrest.

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In RL, without P and R it must have been an infection rotten-ness rather than a contagious rotten-ness

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Rotten from top to bottom.

There isn't a single professional sport that hasn't been 'influenced' by gamblers and/or gambling.

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A WIN!

Not something I've been able to write this year.

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There are differnt scales of "fixing" though.

1. An associate once told me that he went years ago to a game where, from the kickoff, a forward passed the ball back to a defender who immediately booted it into touch. It seemed obvious that someone had a side-bet on the time of the first throw-in. That's not acceptable but it's not fixed the result of the game.

2. The English club that is being investigated need not have been involved in any scam. The away side might have come to lose.

Not to the Etihad, they didn't. :(

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There are differnt scales of "fixing" though.

1. An associate once told me that he went years ago to a game where, from the kickoff, a forward passed the ball back to a defender who immediately booted it into touch. It seemed obvious that someone had a side-bet on the time of the first throw-in. That's not acceptable but it's not fixed the result of the game.

2. The English club that is being investigated need not have been involved in any scam. The away side might have come to lose.

The former was especially common in the early years of online gambling when in-play markets came into being.

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No.

why?

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PMJ is a Spurs fan,and they call themselves "yids".HTH.

Gentile supporters may call themselves that but the Jewish ones don't and most Jews find the word extremely offensive.

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Gentile supporters may call themselves that but the Jewish ones don't and most Jews find the word extremely offensive.

I know quite a few Jewish Spurs and they call themselves it.

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I know quite a few Jewish Spurs and they call themselves it.

And there is a campaign to stop it. IIRC you can be ejected and banned from WHL for using it.

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And there is a campaign to stop it. IIRC you can be ejected and banned from WHL for using it.

Yet it still happens,oh ,those pesky Spurs fans.

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I know quite a few Jewish Spurs and they call themselves it.

they are entitled to, just as may black people refer to temselves as niggers: if yo are using such a term to refer to ouyrself then it can hardly abusive. Do you think there might be quite a few jewish fans who object to it?

What if a club had a large number of black fans? What would it be all right to call them?

the idea of rferring to a football club on the basis of the race of a group of its fans is sick.

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Er...... Back to the subject. I reckon Bradford City actually have a chance against Swansea. From what I've seen of them they do better against better quality football sides rather than against the lower division bash and barge long ball merchants. That's my theory anyway.

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Er...... Back to the subject. I reckon Bradford City actually have a chance against Swansea. From what I've seen of them they do better against better quality football sides rather than against the lower division bash and barge long ball merchants. That's my theory anyway.

Spot on.

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Er...... Back to the subject. I reckon Bradford City actually have a chance against Swansea. From what I've seen of them they do better against better quality football sides rather than against the lower division bash and barge long ball merchants. That's my theory anyway.

They have chance but not much of a one.

One of the good things about soccer is that a team can occasionally beat a significantly more talented one, which rarely happens in rugby.

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They have chance but not much of a one.

One of the good things about soccer is that a team can occasionally beat a significantly more talented one, which rarely happens in rugby.

I've seen 2 Bradford City home games this year. They have lost both but not by being the worse side. They play good passing football, can take men on and beat them but lack physical presence in the area or just general hustling for possession. They lost to Gillingham on Saturday by virtue of them being a lot bigger and clearing all their (good) crosses with ease. One lucky break and they scored.

Against a better class of opposition, their style may work better.

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So Bradford are in tumbling down League 2 because they are so much better than their opponents?!

:P

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