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We have an international reputation...
at 16:59 20 Jan 2020

... Maybe not one we'd want, but could be worse (see para five below)
R's Old Boy watch
at 00:13 24 Sep 2019

Seb Polter came on in the 63rd minute for Union-Berlin against Leverkusen this weekend and was red-carded in the 65th.

He's been kicking up a fuss because he's not got a start this season, it seems unlikely he will any time soon now, horrible tackle.

@ 1:23...

[Post edited 24 Sep 2019 0:57]
Chair rated
at 02:45 19 Aug 2019

From When Saturday Comes club-by-club season review/preview. Jake Farrell identifies the best and worst moments for Stevenage last season:

Best Moment:
The moment Ilias Chairs's loan from QPR was finalised. Scored or was involved in about 80 per cent of our goals after he came in, including several worldies.

Worst Moment:
The moment Ilias Chair's loan from QPR ended. Slightly scared about where all of those goals and assists are going to come from. Remember the name — he'll be in the Premier League wirthin three years.

Nothing we hadn't heard before but nice to see it emphasised.
at 18:15 18 Apr 2019

Watched LAFC, who were yet to drop a point, lose to the previously winless Whitecaps last night. Niko played sixty minutes for LA and acquitted himself well enough. He played left wing-back in a very high-press 3–5–2 set-up. Made no major errors, his passing and positioning were good, his crosses — though he only made a couple — a bit wild. He was pulled, I think, as LA were chasing the game and needed someone who was more confident taking players on.
A faint voice in praise of Hemed
at 18:31 16 Mar 2019

I haven't checked but I wouldn't be surprised if Hemed's "goals per minutes played" is better than most of us realise. He looks deeply unimpressive: can't run, doesn't tackle, limited ball skills but he's occasionally in the right place for the garbage goals. Like today. I suspect most players would never have expected Scowen to turn that waist high pass back in front of goal, but Hemed was there waiting for it. He's maybe a bit like Sylla, a pure goal hanger who's useless at everything except scoring goals?
Verbal abuse of women at LR
at 19:09 18 Jan 2019

Apologies if this a Spackman but couldn't see a reference anywhere else. I'm linking without comment, but obviously no one likes to read this about any club , let alone our own.
For Canadian Rs fans
at 00:04 6 Jan 2019

Sportsnet is carrying the Leeds match tomorrow. It's on SNWLHD2.
RIP June Whitfield
at 00:21 30 Dec 2018

June Whitfield is gone at 93. A wonderful comedy actor, with immaculate timing and delivery. My first memory of her is as Ethel Glum ("Eth") with Jimmy Edwards. I hope she left with a smile. Ta ta love, and thanks for making the world a happier place.
No match thread
at 16:25 15 Dec 2018

But, we're 2–1 up. Lynch off after HT with what appears to be a hammy. Goals by Pav and Wells, both well taken.
2026 World Cup, North American cities not impressed
at 00:49 16 Mar 2018

Chicago, Minneapolis and (likely) Vancouver are rejecting FIFA's requirements for the 2026 World Cup.

They probably won't be the only potential venues to withdraw. So Morocco it is probably (Gawd knows how.) But protecting labour rights, taxation powers, international reputation and future negotiating potential with other global event organizers is more than enough reason to stand up to a uncompromising bully. FIFA really are an utterly shameless organization.
Pic of our red & white halves away shirt needed
at 19:25 8 Mar 2018

'When Saturday Comes' is after a colour picture of our Feyenoord-style red and white halved away shirt from the mid to late 70s (for a regular feature on notable shirts). The only one they can find online isn’t good enough quality to use and none of the regular agencies they use has one in colour (only black and white) . A scan from a programme would probably be OK.

Can anyone help? If so PM me and I'll tell you who to contact.
[Post edited 8 Mar 2018 19:27]
Opinions sought
at 20:24 7 Feb 2018

It looks as if Vancouver Whitecaps are about to sign Jordon Mutch from Palace. Remember him? Neither do I, or not very mutch anyway, and what I do remember isn't particularly good.

However, having already relayed these thoughts to Caps supporters — who are hoping for a #10, or box-to-box midfielder — I was wondering if their was anything positive anyone could say about him?
No official stream for Bristol
at 21:41 25 Jan 2018

A heads up, as several of us didn't know last time our match had been chosen for "selected international viewing."
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