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Re: Sports

Postby daftbeaker » Sat Nov 17, 2012 11:17 am

No one was showing the England match in any of the four pubs I tried :bummer: It's just not the same on radio.

Edit - 3 points ahead at half time. The highlights for this are going to be good.
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Re: Sports

Postby Roy Hunter » Sat Nov 17, 2012 4:36 pm

Is this cricket you're talking about?
daftbeaker wrote:The highlights for this are going to be good.
No. They are not.
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Re: Sports

Postby daftbeaker » Sat Nov 17, 2012 5:26 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:Is this cricket you're talking about?
daftbeaker wrote:The highlights for this are going to be good.
No. They are not.

Yes, they are. It was a good match and those tries before half time were great. The Scotland match, not so much :moon:
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Re: Sports

Postby black bart » Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:49 am

Meanwhile, Wales are taking a bit of rest from being Grand Slam Champions of the Northern (totally rubbish) hemisphere and we are giving a much needed confidence boost to such down trodden nations as Argentina and Samoa...in return Wales get a year's supply of Corned Beef and Free lessons for a really good Samoan Slapping Dance.

Pssst...England are a bit down trodden at the moment...Oh no...we draw the line at England.
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Re: Sports

Postby daftbeaker » Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:15 pm

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Re: Sports

Postby black bart » Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:09 pm

:furious: You can go off a publication you know...have they got Anne Robinson writing for them or something!

Anyway, I took the New Romantic path and look where it got me.
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Re: Sports

Postby black bart » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:38 am

Hopefully Liverpool will have tired themselves out playing The Young Boys last night...Swansea v Liverpool on Sunday.

The Young Boys? A Swiss team who play at The Wankdorf Stadium. :haha:
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Re: Sports

Postby black bart » Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:45 am

Arsenal 0 Swansea 2...

That gave Arse Face Wenger something to winge about.
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Re: Sports

Postby PKMKII » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:24 am

Juan Marquez KO's Manny Pacquiao in the 6th round. It's the 5th loss of Pacquiao's career, and the first time he's ever had back-to-back losses. End of a dynasty?

Johnny Manziel wins Heisman trophy. First ever freshman winner, which means he's either really good, or this was a crap year for college football. And now I have to put up with the whining of Notre Dame "fans" who've never been to Indiana, let alone attended Notre Dame, but root for the team because they're "Irish."
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Re: Sports

Postby PKMKII » Tue Dec 11, 2012 12:17 pm

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Re: Sports

Postby daftbeaker » Tue Dec 11, 2012 12:27 pm

PKMKII wrote:Image

Well, it beats the old 'fake run and jump over the ball' trick :haha:
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Re: Sports

Postby PKMKII » Sat Dec 15, 2012 10:05 pm

Man City close to being awarded an MLS expansion team in Queens, New York City.

Would name the team "New York City Football Club," and be the second NYC MLS team after the New York Red Bulls (formerly New York Metro).

The opportunity makes sense, especially given the location. The Red Bulls are kind of hamstrung playing in New Jersey. Where this expansion team will be playing is a 5-10 minute subway ride from Corona, which is one of the biggest hispanic neighborhoods in Queens. So there's a natural fanbase very close.
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Re: Sports

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney » Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:49 pm

Blasted hockey BS . Not that I care anymore , we haven't had a contender since Pat Quinn held the reins. But a lot of peeps are hurting from the lost revenue in pubs , hockey stuff like jerseys , etc .
Argh!
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Re: Sports

Postby PKMKII » Tue Dec 18, 2012 2:57 am

So last season, Mets shortstop Jose Reyes won the NL batting title, and then was promptly traded to Miami. This season, R.A. Dickey won the NL Cy Young... and then was promptly traded to Toronto. I guess next season David Wright will win the MVP, and then we'll trade him to the Cubs or something... :cry:
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Re: Sports

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Wed Dec 19, 2012 11:56 pm

Mad Willyum Bonney wrote:Blasted hockey BS . Not that I care anymore , we haven't had a contender since Pat Quinn held the reins. But a lot of peeps are hurting from the lost revenue in pubs , hockey stuff like jerseys , etc .
Argh!

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!! :furious: :facewall: :furious: :facewall:

PKMKII wrote:So last season, Mets shortstop Jose Reyes won the NL batting title, and then was promptly traded to Miami. This season, R.A. Dickey won the NL Cy Young... and then was promptly traded to Toronto. I guess next season David Wright will win the MVP, and then we'll trade him to the Cubs or something... :cry:


Don't feel too badly. You could be a Red Sox fan - we spend astronomical sums on mediocre players, then trade them for worse players and continue to pay part of their salary for years.

Mad Willyum Bonney wrote:Blasted hockey BS . Not that I care anymore , we haven't had a contender since Pat Quinn held the reins. But a lot of peeps are hurting from the lost revenue in pubs , hockey stuff like jerseys , etc .
Argh!

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!! :furious: :facewall: :furious: :facewall:
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