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  1. Did one of your grandkids post this for you old timer?
  2. I'm actually irritated that most of this team got to enjoy winning a world cup. They clearly don't give a toss about about competing in the form of the game I'm interested in, so I don't see why I should pretend to be happy for them when they win in the one day form.
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    Bury FC.

    Yes. I paid closer attention to Wimbledon's reformation than any other. I know you have to apply to join a tier of the non league pyramid and I think you have to meet certain conditions in terms of finances, ground etc.. Most leagues at that level seem pretty happy to have a phoenix club join, since it means bumper crowds at least 10 times the size of what can normally be expected.
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    Bury FC.

    I'm just imagining a possible worst case scenario if either club were to go bust.
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    Bury FC.

    One thing I would say is that I see all new clubs as a continuation of the old ones. A football club is more than just a legal entity. The only people that pedal the football clubs are just numbers on a balance sheet myth are the sad acts from clubs like Celtic and MK franchise who are so desperate to get one over on their rivals they forget that it the community that makes the club what it is. If Bury and Bolton have to reform they won't be any different, aside from having to work their way through non league for a few seasons.
  6. I believe that they lost money, I just struggle to understand where. 1.2 million on Sammon was the biggest transfer fee they paid in 5 years. You've got to speculate to accumulate.
  7. I agree that Bielik will improve quickly with more time with the squad and when played in a formation where he and Tom aren't on top of one another. Huddlestone's passing is good, but the lack of versatility of that passing is really starting to frustrate me. Huddlestone can land a wide ball that spreads the play exactly on the receiver's toe 99 times out 100, but when asked to provide that defence splitting killer ball on the edge of the area he's woefully short of ideas. If I see him lazily chip the ball onto a centre back's head one more time I will explode.
  8. Why isn't Tom Huddlestone afforded the same leniency by most on here regarding static players in front of him? Huddlestone has been rightly criticised for his performance tonight, but in the first half there was little difference between his and Bielik's contributions. They were both ponderous on the ball, they both misplaced passes and turned over possession, they were both bullied by the little lad with the ginger mop top. Bielik was much, much better after the break, but I'm not going to lie to myself about his first half performance just because of his price tag.
  9. You watched a different game to me then. I have no doubt that Bielik is a quality player, but his performance in the first half was absolute dog dirt. He gave away possession needlessly and didn't win his battles in the middle of the park. He looked way better as a centre half, which is a shame because I was hoping he'd replace Huddlestone. Jozefzoon is limited but he used what he does have well tonight. He constantly made ground down his flank because he frightened the Bristol players with his pace. I'm more than happy for him to take a safe pass backwards when he's already made 15-20 yards and the pass is literally to a player on the edge of the area. Waghorn didn't get much service, but when he did his touch was absolutely appalling and he was often not on his toes and allowed a centre back to nip in and make the interception.
  10. No, we only won once all season. We should have done the double over them though. Newcastle away was one of the only games in the entire season where we actually outplayed the opposition, but Viduka scored out of nothing from outside the area to earn a 2-2 draw. I suppose we can't really complain about goals from nothing though, considering Miller's strike in the home game. I think Newcastle might be the only team that failed to beat us that season.
  11. It's not going to happen. Our record breaking season is absolutely fascinating because it was a perfect storm of poor decisions that led to an almost inconceivably poor points total. 11 points is absurdly low. I maintain that if you just stuck a random league 2 side in the Premier League, they'd have a good chance of getting more points than we did.
  12. London is rubbish. I'd probably agree it is vibrant and lively. I disagree that those are good things. It's noisy and dirty, there are too many people and you can't hear yourself think. The public parks are nice.
  13. 32 is Wayne's favourite number. He wanted it at Man Utd, but Tevez wouldn't play unless he got it.
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    Neymar

    If this move back to Barca comes off, does anyone believe Neymar will realise how lucky he is or will he continue to behave like a massive fanny?
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