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BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)

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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 21 Oct 19 - 09:28 AM

I envy you! Enjoy!


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Perry_P
Date: 21 Oct 19 - 09:15 AM

We are flying to Belgium in two days in order to see Liverpool playing against Genk. It's going to be the first stadium experience for my little boy.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 21 Oct 19 - 09:01 AM

It was a deliberately sneaky and unnecessary sharp jab to the calf. The trouble with VAR is that the ref is more inclined to let play go on until a move comes to an end. We see that with offsides, where decisions are frequently delayed just in case it ceases to matter anyway. The ref himself should be allowed to view the replays on the pitch side monitor and help in the review. We had a "goal" for the home side with a jubilant and noisy crowd that could easily have influenced the less experienced VAR referee to let the goal stand. Although overall Man U probably deserved their point, that particular decision was a disgraceful injustice, and I'm appalled at the Man U manager for claiming that it was never a foul.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: MikeL2
Date: 21 Oct 19 - 07:00 AM

Hi Steve


I was at Old Trafford and your summary was about right but I wouldn't have put it in the same way as you did.

Gotta go ....visitor. Be back soon

Cheers Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 20 Oct 19 - 06:20 PM

Nah then, Mike. Damn fine show by Man U today. Had it not been for the last fifteen or twenty minutes I'd have said that they deserved all three points, but they sort of went to pieces and were bloody lucky that Liverpool didn't slaughter them in that period. I agree that (within the rules), Sadio's goal should have been disallowed, and it was. But it was outrageous that the Man U goal was allowed. Bloody fouling dirty bugger.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: MikeL2
Date: 25 Sep 19 - 11:09 AM

Hi

I watched City ( on TV and the goals were rattling in faster then you could think. Their performance must put fear up most teams.

Liverpool kept up in top place but with this be making them think.
I am looking forward to City v Liverpool.

I agree with your comments about Man U - they are producing rubbish and if they can't improve they will end up near the bottom of the League.
Rumours about a change of Managers ( Give the guy a chance !!!! ).
I think it needs more than that,,,,, I mean " Them upstairs,,,

Spurs seem to be in a similar state as United.

Cheers

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 22 Sep 19 - 07:50 PM

Man U rubbish by any standards today. Going nowhere. Liverpool clinical first half, mucho back-pedalling second half, but canny experience always pays off. I think Chelsea look really promising. They won't do much this season but they'll be serious contenders next season. Grand to watch. Go, Frank!


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: MikeL2
Date: 16 Sep 19 - 09:03 AM

Hi Steve

AHAAAAAT ??????? You NEUTRAL....!!!!!!!!

I hadn't noticed it !!!!

I watched Arsenal get opened up by Watford after being 2 down.

Yes Liverpool are already 5 points ahead. But beware , City pulled back more than this last year.

Cheers Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 16 Sep 19 - 05:28 AM

Some comical defending this weekend from City (and Arsenal). United are just grinding it out in a rather uninspiring way. This is Liverpool's season for the taking. And you know me, I'm totally neutral...


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: MikeL2
Date: 15 Sep 19 - 10:36 AM

Hi

Yes a great result for Norwich. This was no fluke they bossed City right through the game. They are a team that look to attack and they exposed some surprising defensive errors.

Hope that Norwich can keep up that type of football.

Wouldn't like to cross their manager.....look forward when Burnley
play there...

Iwas at Old Trafford yesterday and enjoyed the game. Leicester are a good side and we were delighted to get a result. Both teams are work-in-process and I can't wait to see United where they belong.....at the top.

Cheers
Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Jon Freeman
Date: 15 Sep 19 - 09:11 AM

Certainly an excellent result from the Norwich perspective. Also one that may cheer some Liverpool supporters... and some neutrals who like to see a lesser club trying to score goals against a top side...

k, As for cheers, dad was Norwich born (1936) and has been a (sometimes bordering on fanatical) supporter all his life and we 4 sons have always supported them (although I'm probably more passing interest than dedicated these days). By that, I'd guess it would have brought joy in North Norfolk, North Wales, South Yorkshire and Queensland Australia..


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: keberoxu
Date: 14 Sep 19 - 06:27 PM

Well done then, Norwich!
They must ALL be going bananas, er, canaries up there.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 14 Sep 19 - 06:09 PM

Just watched the highlights on MOTD. Bloody good gutsy performance by the Canaries. Delia was over the moon!


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 14 Sep 19 - 05:59 PM

They beat Man City, not Man U, as it happens. A crucial difference in terms of the title race... And the mighty Liverpool sail on!


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: WalkaboutsVerse
Date: 14 Sep 19 - 05:52 PM

How many locals were on the field?

Why support a wealthy world 11 who earn about 100 times more than you in your country?

Did they change shirts before or after kick-off?

Now more than 53 years since I was born/Alf Ramsey's team won, do you, my fellow English, wish to win the FIFA World Cup again?

My poem, from WalkaboutsVerse, "Reregulate"


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: keberoxu
Date: 14 Sep 19 - 05:40 PM

Raise a cup of good cheer, fellow Mudcatters,
to Eliza/Senoufou and her beloved husband.
The Norwich Canaries beat Man U --
said husband must be
OVER THE MOON.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: MikeL2
Date: 03 Sep 19 - 11:12 AM

hi Seve

You don't have to wait until the end of the year for me to to see which is more exciting to watch with Man City and Liverpool.

But exciting football does not necessarily mean they will win the trophies.

I would back City in this. !!! It is going to be a great Season and I am looking forward to watch the fight between City and Liverpool.

Could it be that Spurs and Arsenal could create a shock???

cheers Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 01 Sep 19 - 10:54 AM

Well, Mike, when you're winning 3-0 with not long to go, of course you're going to relax somewhat. But Liverpool were still pushing forward and thereby leaving gaps that Burnley could exploit (they nearly did, too, once or twice). It was a full-blooded, entertaining game. I can't really comment on yesterday's City match because I saw only the highlights, but what I'm talking about was fully on display both in the cup final and in the Norwich game. I hope it comes back to bite them when they come up against Liverpool this season. It nearly did in the Charity Shield in which Liverpool had them on the ropes in the latter stages. If you're used to reducing your pace to a canter once you think it's in the bag, the habit may come back to haunt you. Anyway, at the end of the season I'll ask you again which was the more entertaining and thrilling team to watch.

Trent's goal was a deflection, by the way, not wind-blown. It was put down as an own-goal.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: MikeL2
Date: 01 Sep 19 - 09:58 AM

Hi Steve

I watched 3 games yesterday. United, City and Liverpool.

I agree with your comments to a certain extent.

City had an easy game and won it very early on. After that they " show-cased to the end.

Liverpool and Burnley was different. Pool had to work hard to get in front with a somewhat lucky goal. Trent;s attempted cross was drifted into the net by the strong wind. They then scored again straight away. ......End of game. And Trent was not the only culpret. Pool's game eased up somewhat.

Man United are still very poor. Ole is work in progress wrestling with lots of problems with his players.

I think he is trying to build a new team and it will be some years before they will be back challenging for the top.

Despite their problems they were They were a little unfortunate, again getting on the end of a bad decision robbed them of a penalty. But that;s the way things go when you are struggling.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Raggytash
Date: 01 Sep 19 - 04:53 AM

A poignant line from the song

"though it hurt to realise
they could pay John more not to darken their door
than most men earn in their lives"


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 01 Sep 19 - 04:51 AM

I see I got to 1000 by going off-topic. Not sneaky, just accidental!


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 01 Sep 19 - 04:50 AM

Euphemisms used by blokes in pubs going for a wee:

Young bloke: Just off to shake hands with the wife's best friend...

Old bloke: Just off to shake hands with the unemployed...


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Raggytash
Date: 01 Sep 19 - 04:47 AM

There is a Peter Bond song entitles "Sheikh My Hand"

It's the old story of one man being given a golden handshake and the worker being kicked onto the dole queue.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 01 Sep 19 - 04:39 AM

I only saw the highlights of the City-Brighton game, so any longeurs had clearly been edited out. What we see sometimes in their games is an infinitely superior team finishing off their opponents in style then toying with them for the last half-hour or so. If you watch any Liverpool match, it's blood and guts until the whistle. The losing team still gets chances to attack and Liverpool are always in danger of breaking. It's edge-of-seat stuff and that is what fans pay big money to see. You don't need your top players "saving themselves" for the next match. They are super-fit and you can use your subs anyway. There was an incident at a Liverpool throw-in yesterday in which Trent wasted time (about 30 seconds). It looked outrageous and so it was, and he was lucky to get away with it. But it stood out because it's a rarity. Having said all that, gotta give the oil club credit for some sublime footie. I'd even sheikh their hands if I could.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Raggytash
Date: 01 Sep 19 - 04:06 AM

From Steve:

"Slow possession cross-field football is not what fans pay for and want to see. Big money isn't a good excuse for not taking risks and entertaining the fans. City are guilty of time-wasting negativity. Pep honed that method at Barca with his tiki-taka stuff. But then he had Messi, Xavi and Iniesta, who could make it look good. There's simply no-one at City to compare with those "

I've been thinking about this. Last season City scored 95 goals to Liverpools 89. This season City have netted the ball 14 times in just 4 matches to Liverpools 12.

Hmmmmmmm .................


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 31 Aug 19 - 08:14 PM

Poor do from Man U today, Mike. See that Scholesy reckons nothing for the lads for two years. More, I'd say. Meanwhile, Liverpool reign supreme so far. I must say I came out in sympathy with Sadio over his frustration. Mo is a tad too selfish. Two sitters awaited Liverpool, one for Bobby, one for Sadio, had Mo only done the obvious thing instead of going for hopeless shots. Still, you wouldn't part with the three of 'em for less than a billion, would you!


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 30 Aug 19 - 09:33 AM

As a youth I went to more matches at t'Gigg than to all other grounds put together. My mum and dad's house until this year was a ten-minute walk down Radcliffe Road. For years my mum was the registrar at the cemetery next door and returned many a ball that had been booted over the quite-low stand. I was somehow wishing that the community could keep the club afloat, as it did at Portsmouth. Bury is a relatively thriving place these days, not without plenty of Tory-caused problems, of course. It's a terrible tragedy.

On a brighter note, congratulations to Lucy Bronze and Virgil on winning the women and men's UEFA Players of the Year awards. Nice to see Lionel and Cristiano doing internal grrs! Great speech by Eric, too, causing a fair amount of head-scratching. Legend!


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: MikeL2
Date: 28 Aug 19 - 02:53 PM

Hi Steve

The thing that most supporters want is to WIN !! OK it is great if the " beautiful game is played by all." No Chance I'm afraid ..." Money is the root of all evil.

Bury played good football at their level....and what happened ???

Cheers

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 27 Aug 19 - 04:35 PM

Slow possession cross-field football is not what fans pay for and want to see. Big money isn't a good excuse for not taking risks and entertaining the fans. City are guilty of time-wasting negativity. Pep honed that method at Barca with his tiki-taka stuff. But then he had Messi, Xavi and Iniesta, who could make it look good. There's simply no-one at City to compare with those.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: MikeL2
Date: 27 Aug 19 - 02:45 PM

Hi Steve

Yes Liverpool have rocked a bit at the start of this Season. But they go for it and play very exciting football.
Man City are not as full on as Liverpool's game but City have some brilliant games ... admittedly they have some quiet periods but these are part of the tactical approach employed by the current Premier League Champions.


It makes for a absorbing picture for the rest of the Season.

Looking forward to an exiting time.

Cheers

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 25 Aug 19 - 07:41 PM

Liverpool often give me the eebie-jeebies, seat of the pants stuff, but they are superb to watch. It's all pace, pressing and positivity. For me, with City, it's not at all like that. When they're great they're superb. But that awful possession game they play... people pay mucho good money to watch... Where's the passion...?


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: MikeL2
Date: 16 Aug 19 - 09:57 AM

Hi Dave....not two serious it took out the tops of two fingers.

It is very painful but the NHS are being fantastic. They were great when the accident happened and I now go to my GP because I have to have daily examination and dressings.

Should be OK soon.

Cheers

Mike

I will be going to Wolverhampton on Monday night to watch Man United play Wolves.

Cheers

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 15 Aug 19 - 12:27 PM

Get well soon, Mike. Hope it was not too serious!


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: MikeL2
Date: 15 Aug 19 - 11:37 AM

Hi

I hope Steve doesn't mind me using this thread. ( can't type due to an accident I had when trimming my hedge. Am spending a lot of time at hospital and at my GP. Hope to be back soon.



Congrats for winning the cup last night.

They cut it fine and Chelsea had chances to take this game.

Mind you Man United " murdered " Chelsea Last week. !!!!!!!

Isee that the Premiere League is starting the way that it finished With Man City and Liverpool competing with each other.


Cheers

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: peteaberdeen
Date: 25 Jun 19 - 07:11 PM

rumour has it that thistle are about to be bought by a chinese/american billionaire. well....we have about 3,000 bitter and witty resigned old guys ( 'thistle do.....thistle do....we're the only team in glasgow for the likes of me and you' ) waiting for the good old days to return - i have no idea how we would react to a major realignment of our universe.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 25 Jun 19 - 05:21 AM

Agreed. The only thing is that my 90-year-old mum thinks I only watch it because of shapely bums on show. She doesn't think women should be playing football at all (or being PM or chairing Question Time, etc). I couldn't agree less but she's a sod to argue with. She swore blind that she was watching a women's match the other day and noticed that one of the players "wasn't even wearing bloomers" under her shorts.

Anyway, I like it a lot and shall be tuning in on Thursday. It's going to be uphill against Norway I fear.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: G-Force
Date: 25 Jun 19 - 04:57 AM

Having always thought of the womens' game as a pale imitation of the real thing, played out in empty echoing stadiums, I never thought I'd find myself saying this, but I've been watching and enjoying and been impressed by the womens' World Cup so far.

In particular it's been fascinating watching how the game pans out when it's played with all the intelligence and skill of the mens' game but without the strength and speed. Also some of the games have been refreshingly free-flowing, as there seems to be less tackling, hence fewer fouls and injuries. Great stuff. Pity I can't see England winning it, but I'm used to that from the mens' game.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: MikeL2
Date: 03 Jun 19 - 03:17 PM

Hi Steve

" Pool were lucky to get a penalty in the 1st minute. After that Spurs were shocked out of action for most of the game."

Can I clarify my comment. I was not challenging the penalty or the reason for giving it.....What I meant is that the extremely early score knocked Spurs out of any plans they may have had. They blew it.

They seemed to think that they had a mountain to climb making it so that Liverpool really didn't have to play well to win. They were always in command and rightly held themselves together to create an easy victory.

Incidently Virgil had Kane in his pocket through-out the game....fantastic player ( and man ) . both he and the goalkeeper have been responsible for the improvement that Liverpool has demonsrtrated this season. And I suspect there is more to come.

Cheers

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 02 Jun 19 - 04:53 PM

Incidentally, there was nothing" lucky" about the penalty. It was stonewall. If you think you can pose in the penalty area like Christ The Redeemer with both arms out and stop a cross via TWO illegitimate touches with your arm and hand, your hand way above shoulder height, and expect not be penalised, you are in cloud cuckoo land. You guys talk as if it was the first football match you ever watched. Harsh my arse. Time you looked up the actual rules of the game. It was a penalty every minute, every hour, every bloody day of the week. Suck it up, chaps.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 02 Jun 19 - 04:45 PM

The ones that really count: Premier League/Division One: Man U 20 Liverpool 18

European Cup, far and away the most important club competition in the world: Liverpool 6 Man U 3.

So the point here is that Liverpool are numerically ahead if you tot up the things that matter, but, far more importantly, Man U are currently shite, and likely to be so for years to come, whereas Liverpool have been superb and are in the ascendancy, topped very slightly (by a single point) only by a team put together with totalitarian oil money. Carry on, lads...


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Raggytash
Date: 02 Jun 19 - 02:40 PM

I did'nt see the game as I was at a concert, on a ship, in a Fjord


.............. in Ireland


.......... and yes that is true.


I saw the news this morning and from that I think the penalty decision was harsh .... to say the least, but all credit the Liverpool they have won the trophy for the sixth time.

Can anyone recall the last time they won the Premiership though?


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: MikeL2
Date: 02 Jun 19 - 02:04 PM

Hi Steve

Congrats for Liverpool win. But I was very disappointed with the game.

Pool were lucky to get a penalty in the 1st minute. After that Spurs were shocked out of action for most of the game.

Both teams were poor and although Liverpool won easyly it was a turn off for many people.

Harry Kane was almost non-existant apart from the most ridiculous dive in the penalty area. He flopped down like a jelly on a plate. Why he wasn't sent of I don't know. If we are to get rid of diving we have to strictly punish offenders.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 02 Jun 19 - 12:24 PM

Don't just say God, say Shankly.

In Klopp we trust.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 02 Jun 19 - 11:13 AM

What's the score in the silverware stakes this year?

Just asking :-)


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 01 Jun 19 - 05:41 PM

I'm saying nothing.

Yes I am.

Just three little words.

Piss off, Citeh!


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: MikeL2
Date: 01 Jun 19 - 09:36 AM

Hi Raggy

Yes Spurs are a goo side and will give Liverpool a good game. they

They have got themselves out of some scrapes and the return of Harry Kane should help.

Liverpool will have to be at their best, the lay-off may affect them giving Spurs a chance.

In the pub at lunchtime " football professionals have all gone for Liverpool. For that reason alone it would satisfy me if they should be wrong.

Cheers

mike

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Raggytash
Date: 01 Jun 19 - 09:12 AM

I too would like to see a Liverpool win but acknowledge that Spurs will be up for the game and are likely to be a very tough opponent.


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: MikeL2
Date: 31 May 19 - 02:47 PM

Hi Steve et al.

Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur June 1st. - Madrid.

Zero hour approaches for what I hope is the game of the season.

Red supporters are winging their way out in their thousands to Madrid.

My neighbours have gone early this morning leaving me to look after their property ,especially the garden and husky dog. They have no tickets and are hoping to get some when they arrive. Not much chance
according to TV.

I am gearing up to watch the game on TV. Have banished My wife to one of her friends.

When I think of who will win I can't see anything but a Liverpool win.

I will be cheering them on ( this from a Man United follower!!!).

They have been impressive all season except for a couple of " itchy Bum" moments.

I know you will be following it where- ever you are Steve. Here's hoping you will be able to enjoy the game for days to come.

Oh Lord what have I said ?? lol

Cheers

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: MikeL2
Date: 19 May 19 - 09:54 AM

Hi

I take yours points about the money market that is called Football. Not just over here but several' European clubs are just as much involved.

I Manchester City had to play under the threat of investigation into their financial dealings.

They obviously ignored it and thrashed a pretty good Watford team yesterday at WWembley Stadium.

When we were in North Wales recently we discussed the possibility of Premier League supplying the players to all the semi & final teams.

We tried to calculate how many Brits were involved - we came up with not very many !!!!

I love football and I am aware of it's problems but I will continue to watch it.


Cheers

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 18 May 19 - 05:48 PM

Cheers, Pete. Exactly.


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