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by MegaBonus
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Maguire Axed from England Squad
Replies: 67
Views: 985

Re: Maguire Axed from England Squad

only problem would be definitively adjudging 'intent'....

its easier if theres been no contact but if there is contact how does one decide what level of contact is enough to warrant a player 'diving'???
by MegaBonus
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: AFL 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 5899

Re: AFL 2020

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by MegaBonus
Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: Maguire Axed from England Squad
Replies: 67
Views: 985

Re: Maguire Axed from England Squad

Probably not, so whilst we don't know as we are not on the training ground, it's a fair conclusion to draw that the foreigners have taught those cheats to dive. love the contradiction....since you admit that you dont know whats happening on the training ground, it would be an UNFAIR conclusion to d...
by MegaBonus
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: Maguire Axed from England Squad
Replies: 67
Views: 985

Re: Maguire Axed from England Squad

ahhhh...I can see what you did.... you want to change the conversation away from...."the naughty foreigners taught the English how to dive" to "the naughty foreigners do it more often" I happen to agree that its become more prevalent in the EPL as the game has gone global (movement of players/greate...
by MegaBonus
Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: Maguire Axed from England Squad
Replies: 67
Views: 985

Re: Maguire Axed from England Squad

cause your assertion is inaccurate/wrong. weve already confirmed that English players were diving and subsequently getting a reputation in the First Division, prior to the ban on foreign players being lifted. This surely contradicts your statement that it was 'foreigners who taught them'... others m...
by MegaBonus
Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Maguire Axed from England Squad
Replies: 67
Views: 985

Re: Maguire Axed from England Squad

well, im happy for you to go back on you original statement.
by MegaBonus
Tue Oct 13, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Maguire Axed from England Squad
Replies: 67
Views: 985

Re: Maguire Axed from England Squad

nah.....still dont buy it... maybe the link is the: * increase in popularity of the First Division/EPL * greater access to televised games * etc etc Either way the notion that diving for penalties is a purely foreign import should be dismissed for the empty generalisation that it is. Footballers in ...
by MegaBonus
Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: Maguire Axed from England Squad
Replies: 67
Views: 985

Re: Maguire Axed from England Squad

nah...dont buy it...its always been there...

nevertheless, to learn something is one thing.....to chose to use it is another....no one forced them...except the time when Hoddle instructed Owen to fall easily in the penalty area...
by MegaBonus
Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Maguire Axed from England Squad
Replies: 67
Views: 985

Re: Maguire Axed from England Squad

Im pretty sure he's learnt from the best eg Young, Ali, Rashford, Kane and Vardy to name a few....
by MegaBonus
Mon Oct 12, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Maguire Axed from England Squad
Replies: 67
Views: 985

Re: Maguire Axed from England Squad

talking about Henderson...looks like hes caught the diving bug....
by MegaBonus
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: AFL 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 5899

Re: AFL 2020

i think its important to respect/reflect the individual nuances of each sport....
by MegaBonus
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: AFL 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 5899

Re: AFL 2020

what??? rewarding inaccuracy????
by MegaBonus
Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: AFL 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 5899

Re: AFL 2020

:lol: @ Carlton...theyve been tanking and rebuilding for 15 years.....we've dont it for 6 months.....
by MegaBonus
Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: Where to send Juniors in 2021
Replies: 9
Views: 581

Re: Where to send Juniors in 2021

I'd love some help and advice on figuring out where to send my son next year.
how about the following in no particular order;
  • the park
    the back yard
    the street
by MegaBonus
Fri Aug 14, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: Under 14 Cup CC v NU
Replies: 33
Views: 1231

Re: Under 14 Cup CC v NU

For my part, each club at each age group from U12+ should only have maximum of 2 teams per age group and we should do away with JPL and JSL. on the one hand youre concerned we lose players because of demoralising losses but on the other you want to place a quota on numbers at clubs....where do the ...
by MegaBonus
Thu Aug 06, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: AFL 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 5899

Re: AFL 2020

and what ever the issue is, it needs to be sorted
:lol: :lol: :lol:

if you follow the Crows, how can you even ask this???
by MegaBonus
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: EPL 2019-2020
Replies: 174
Views: 10162

Re: EPL 2019-2020

I'm no United fan but fair play to OGS, he's done a great job with them and I like the way he talks, no hiding behind excuses, same as Lamps. Two good young managers. lets not get carried away.....in terms of points, I think we achieved as many as last year but because both Arsenal and Chelsea drop...
by MegaBonus
Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: LEEDS UNITED
Replies: 11
Views: 465

Re: LEEDS UNITED

good to have another great foreign coach in the EPL
by MegaBonus
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: AFL 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 5899

Re: AFL 2020

if you dont care footing any legal costs....
by MegaBonus
Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: AFL 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 5899

Re: AFL 2020

lets just say that he thought he was escaping a situation in Victoria only for it to follow him here.
by MegaBonus
Mon Jul 06, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: AFL 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 5899

Re: AFL 2020

Cooper » Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:28 pm


Gibbs certainly needs to be brought back into the side. The Crows have ruined his career.
2 coaches across 3 seasons haven't picked him consistently and you think the Club has ruined his career??? you obviously haven't heard the rumours....
by MegaBonus
Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: Liverpool
Replies: 1713
Views: 164207

Re: Liverpool

from a Man U supporters of nearly 50 years.....through gritted teeth...well played and thoroughly deserved...no asterisk. Lets hope Real Madrid come calling for a few of your players.....

ahhhh to be a slapper in Liverpoo tonight....
by MegaBonus
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: AFL 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 5899

Re: AFL 2020

any chance that he may have recovered????
by MegaBonus
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: AFL 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 5899

Re: AFL 2020

surely theres a supplement the Bomber players can take to prevent transmission of COVID19
by MegaBonus
Wed May 20, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: Rangers v Celtic
Replies: 209
Views: 15947

Re: Rangers v Celtic

Re: Rangers v Celtic Post by thebeautifulgame » Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:41 pm God is an Englishman wrote: MegaBonus wrote: God is an Englishman Yes, many care. One of the biggest derbies in the world. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: please tell me you are trolling....
by MegaBonus
Wed May 13, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: AFL 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 5899

Re: AFL 2020

given everything.....does anyone really care anymore??? as much as I have missed sport, I just cant get motivated because the integrity of the comp has been further compromised....
by MegaBonus
Mon May 04, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Australia's men rise to top of Test and T20 cricket rankings
Replies: 3
Views: 802

Re: Australia's men rise to top of Test and T20 cricket rankings

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

whats that about 'sour grapes' and "look at the scoreboard"............
by MegaBonus
Mon May 04, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Football Films
Topic: The English Game
Replies: 6
Views: 855

Re: The English Game

It seems that the 'English' game hasnt changed much and the Scots have gone backwards...
by MegaBonus
Sun May 03, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Football Films
Topic: The English Game
Replies: 6
Views: 855

Re: The English Game

having watched it, i think it did a magnificent job highlighting the fact that we should be more grateful to the Scottish than the English for the modern game....
by MegaBonus
Sun Apr 19, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: Every Club's Away Fans In England Ranked
Replies: 9
Views: 1000

Every Club's Away Fans In England Ranked

How accurate is the following??????????? 6200 fans voted on which supporters are the most passionate on the road and it was the Championship leaders who came out on top out of the 91 clubs with 24% of the votes. 1 Leeds United 2 Manchester United 3 Newcastle United 4 Liverpool 5 Aston Villa 6 Sunder...