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by Old Master
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:45 pm
Forum: Australian National Football Teams - Socceroos, Olyroos, Matildas etc
Topic: Frank Arok RIP
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: Frank Arok RIP

Frank was a legend in Australian Football and was one of the few personalities in Australia who attracted regular interest from the media in Australia.

R.I.P. Frank Arok
by Old Master
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: FA Cup 2020/21
Replies: 30
Views: 724

Re: FA Cup 2020/21

i have a bit of concern over the Crawley v Leeds United match given Leeds' record of slipping up against lower league clubs in the past. :???: Those fears were well founded Thats the magic of the FA Cup. It's what makes it the best Knock-out competition in world Football. Crawley thoroughly deserve...
by Old Master
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:54 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: EPL 20/21
Replies: 294
Views: 5187

Re: EPL 20/21

CAL will probably flail me for this post in a “wrong” thread but I maintain it has relevance to the EPL and Liverpool. I was saddened to hear of the passing of Gerry Marsden, who with his band the Pacemakers had a monster 1960s hit “You’ll Never Walk Alone”. It went on to become one of the most fam...
by Old Master
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: EPL 20/21
Replies: 294
Views: 5187

Re: EPL 20/21

CAL will probably flail me for this post in a “wrong” thread but I maintain it has relevance to the EPL and Liverpool. I was saddened to hear of the passing of Gerry Marsden, who with his band the Pacemakers had a monster 1960s hit “You’ll Never Walk Alone”. It went on to become one of the most fam...
by Old Master
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: Colin Bell RIP
Replies: 1
Views: 46

Re: Colin Bell RIP

Colin 'Pigging' Bell, as he was known by many Man City supporters, was a very popular player and loved by the fans at every club he played for.
My Wife's family are City supporters and she thought the Sun shone out of his Boots. :oops:

R.I.P. Colin Bell
by Old Master
Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:16 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: RIP Tommy Docherty
Replies: 1
Views: 44

RIP Tommy Docherty

Tommy Docherty - manager of many clubs, quips, anecdotes and one-liners Last updated on1 hour ago1 hour ago. From the section Scottish Tommy Docherty, who has died at the age of 92, will be remembered as one of football's great characters. Known as "The Doc", he managed 12 clubs and the Scotland na...
by Old Master
Sun Dec 13, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Millwall in trouble again....
Replies: 111
Views: 2248

Re: Millwall in trouble again....

Cricketers kneeling to ‘Marxist ideology that will destroy capitalism’ Sky News Australia 1 hour ago Cricketer Ben Dunk is being praised for respectfully not taking a knee for “Marxist ideology” Black Lives Matter before a Big Bash game over the weekend. Sky News host Rowan Dean said Dunk was a “he...
by Old Master
Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Paulo Rossi RIP
Replies: 6
Views: 192

Re: Paulo Rossi RIP

R.I.P Paulo Rossi.

A player who always managed to lose his marker in tight situations and his finishing was second to none.
by Old Master
Thu Dec 10, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Millwall in trouble again....
Replies: 111
Views: 2248

Re: Millwall in trouble again....

As usual the Right wing mob fail to grasp the meaning of 'the kneel', it is a symbol of respect for the lives of Black people who have been victims of Racism and denial of their Human Rights in the so called 'Land of the Free' and all over the world. It is not a Marxist Conspiracy as many claim but ...
by Old Master
Fri Dec 04, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: FA Cup 2020/21
Replies: 30
Views: 724

Re: FA Cup 2020/21

i have a bit of concern over the Crawley v Leeds United match given Leeds' record of slipping up against lower league clubs in the past. :???:
by Old Master
Fri Dec 04, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Brexit Impact on English football
Replies: 33
Views: 4253

Re: Brexit Impact on English football

One idea I have thought of is that lower league clubs could sign a full quota of o/S U/23's and see how they acclimatise to British Football and then on sell them to EPL clubs if they make the grade. :idea: OM I can only assume you are taking the piss here. You want to encourage young foreigners in...
by Old Master
Thu Dec 03, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Brexit Impact on English football
Replies: 33
Views: 4253

Re: Brexit Impact on English football

This is how it will affect clubs in League 2: How Brexit will impact Blackpool, Fleetwood Town and Hull City as new transfer rules outlined The United Kingdom is set to leave the European Union next year, with the country in a transition period until December 31. By James Copley Wednesday, 2nd Decem...
by Old Master
Sat Nov 28, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: Diego Maradona dies
Replies: 62
Views: 1143

Re: Diego Maradona dies

The 'Hand of God' goal will always taint his memory but in the very same match he demonstrated why he is regarded the GOAT by making six England defenders look like training cones. I used to use that goal to explain to doubting children that being able to weave through cones at full pace was a usef...
by Old Master
Sat Nov 28, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: Corona Virus tiers announced
Replies: 6
Views: 248

Corona Virus tiers announced

Coronavirus tiers: Which clubs can have fans back after England lockdown ends? Last updated on26 November 202026 November 2020. Liverpool's Anfield stadium Liverpool's Anfield stadium has not been able to welcome fans inside since before the club lifted last season's Premier League title England's r...
by Old Master
Thu Nov 26, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Diego Maradona dies
Replies: 62
Views: 1143

Re: Diego Maradona dies

The 'Hand of God' goal will always taint his memory but in the very same match he demonstrated why he is regarded the GOAT by making six England defenders look like training cones. I used to use that goal to explain to doubting children that being able to weave through cones at full pace was a usefu...
by Old Master
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: Ray Clemence RIP
Replies: 7
Views: 201

Re: Ray Clemence RIP

RIP Ray Clemence one of the great English 'keepers.
by Old Master
Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Project Big Picture
Replies: 62
Views: 1215

Re: Project Big Picture

N5 1BH wrote:
Wed Oct 28, 2020 4:06 pm
I would lean towards the 3rd world despots & oligarchs coz lets be fair they are in it for the ego and trophies and are happy to spend big their peoples money, so it’s a win win for us all really.
Not for their people though. :roll:
by Old Master
Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Bellingham signs for Dortmund.
Replies: 4
Views: 354

Re: Bellingham signs for Dortmund.

I saw a video compilation of him yesterday and does indeed look to be impressive for his age, I just hope they don't overuse him, like they did Owens, and burn him out.
by Old Master
Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Tony Waiters dies at 83 years old
Replies: 3
Views: 147

Re: Tony Waiters dies at 83 years old

Sorry for the mis-type chaps and thanks for pointing it out.

There again, he did probably get called 'Tiny' by opposing forwards as he was an imposing figure in goals.
by Old Master
Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Tony Waiters dies at 83 years old
Replies: 3
Views: 147

Tony Waiters dies at 83 years old

Former Blackpool and England goalkeeper Tony Waiters passes away, aged 83 By Matt Scrafton Tuesday, 10th November 2020, 10:50 am The shot stopper made over 250 appearances for the Seasiders between 1959 and 1967 and was also capped five times by his country. Waiters was called up for England’s init...
by Old Master
Fri Nov 06, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Sir Bobby Charlton diagnosed with Dementia.
Replies: 0
Views: 160

Sir Bobby Charlton diagnosed with Dementia.

Manchester United and England legend Sir Bobby Charlton diagnosed with dementia Sir Bobby Charlton won the Balon d'Or as the world's best player in 1966.(AP: Jon Super, file) Share Manchester United and England great Sir Bobby Charlton has been diagnosed with dementia. Key points: Sir Bobby Charlto...
by Old Master
Wed Nov 04, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Klopp hails Rashford
Replies: 21
Views: 531

Re: Klopp hails Rashford

What a hypocrite. Has set up his company to ensure he doesn't pay tax and then complains that the government doesn't spend it the way it's supposed to be spent. 2 major comments on the cause. 1. It's is the county council responsibilities to maintain the "school dinners" program, the government fun...
by Old Master
Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Klopp hails Rashford
Replies: 21
Views: 531

Re: Klopp hails Rashford

Why does all the money go to developing the southern counties despite the Northern Counties paying the bulk of taxation monies? I'm not sure exactly where the 'North' starts, but where do you get that idea? London alone generates over a fifth of UK GDP and an even bigger slice of taxation. By the t...
by Old Master
Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: McGree scores for Blues
Replies: 2
Views: 127

McGree scores for Blues

Former AU star Riley McGree scored his first goal for Championship side Birmingham City on his starting debut, scoring an excellent goal in the second minute of an away game at Preston. He was substituted late in the game, 84th minute with the score at 1 - 1, and his replacement Chapman (?), scored ...
by Old Master
Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Awer Mabil's dream almost achieved
Replies: 21
Views: 642

Re: Awer Mabil's dream almost achieved

Back on topic, it seems like Awer's dream is becoming more of a nightmare, as they've lost bot games so far, 4 - 0 and 2 - 0, and failed to create one decent chance to score in both. But at least he's played 90 minutes of both matches so far. v Atalanta 11. Mabil Substituted for Vibeat 75' minutes ...
by Old Master
Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Klopp hails Rashford
Replies: 21
Views: 531

Re: Klopp hails Rashford

Didn't they build a warehouse for Sports Direct in Derbyshire, what more do you want ? A little bit of compassion for the millions who lost everything wouldn't have gone astray. Unfortunately there are very few of them on the English Conservative side of politics. thank goodness for young people li...
by Old Master
Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: World Football
Topic: Nobby Stiles RIP
Replies: 11
Views: 273

Re: Nobby Stiles RIP

England World Cup winner Nobby Stiles dies aged 78 (Manchester United) England World Cup winner and former Manchester United player Nobby Stiles has died at the age of 78. UPDATEDUPDATED 4 HOURS AGO Stiles' family confirmed that the one-time midfielder passed away peacefully on Friday after a long i...
by Old Master
Wed Oct 28, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: Awer Mabil's dream almost achieved
Replies: 21
Views: 642

Re: Awer Mabil's dream almost achieved

Back on topic, it seems like Awer's dream is becoming more of a nightmare, as they've lost bot games so far, 4 - 0 and 2 - 0, and failed to create one decent chance to score in both.

But at least he's played 90 minutes of both matches so far.
by Old Master
Wed Oct 28, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: Klopp hails Rashford
Replies: 21
Views: 531

Re: Klopp hails Rashford

Like most topics on this forum this one has been turned into a 'he said - she said' squabble rather than discussing the post in a sensible and measured style. The question being asked should be why doesn't the Tory government start looking after the children ion the North who live in poverty? Why di...
by Old Master
Wed Oct 28, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: EPL 20/21
Replies: 294
Views: 5187

Re: EPL 20/21

As someone who posted on this site a long time ago, from a famous coach, 'If a player is not interfering with play what the Fook is he doing on the pitch?cheap and nasty