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i think it was mizzell who alerted ilx to the continuing high standards employed there

too cool graham rix listening to neu (nakhchivan), Wednesday, 13 June 2012 22:42 (ten years ago) link

http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Football/Pix/pictures/2012/4/23/1335179684851/Manchester-United-v-Evert-006.jpg

United face five away trips after Champions League matches

Number None, Monday, 18 June 2012 11:00 (ten years ago) link

something not quite right about that pic...

http://i.imgur.com/5lyT1.jpg

r|t|c, Monday, 18 June 2012 12:14 (ten years ago) link

haha yes, this guy deserves a raise

mizzell, Tuesday, 19 June 2012 03:42 (ten years ago) link

from the telegraph but this is a brilliant photo for the headline:

Andre Villas-Boas in three-way fight for Tottenham manager vacancy
http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/02257/andre_villas_boas_2257171b.jpg

mizzell, Saturday, 23 June 2012 21:59 (ten years ago) link

Del Bosque has a very Hapsburg looking face

Michael B Higgins (Michael B), Sunday, 1 July 2012 15:48 (ten years ago) link

Andre Villas-Boas flies into London to begin career comeback at Tottenham Hotspur

http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/02265/villas_2265274b.jpg

r|t|c, Tuesday, 3 July 2012 01:37 (ten years ago) link

(telegraph again)

r|t|c, Tuesday, 3 July 2012 01:37 (ten years ago) link

France federation targets four players over Euro 2012 indiscipline

http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Football/Pix/pictures/2012/7/3/1341314473225/Samir-Nasri-France-008.jpg

r|t|c, Tuesday, 3 July 2012 15:24 (ten years ago) link

slimy

Number None, Tuesday, 3 July 2012 15:25 (ten years ago) link

nothing you didnt already know

r|t|c, Tuesday, 3 July 2012 15:26 (ten years ago) link

Holt signs new deal at Norwich

http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Football/Pix/pictures/2012/5/5/1336223161015/Grant-Holt-003.jpg

r|t|c, Tuesday, 3 July 2012 15:27 (ten years ago) link

bet he walked out of the boardroom doing exactly that

r|t|c, Tuesday, 3 July 2012 15:28 (ten years ago) link

(having tippexed his name on the back of his suit)

r|t|c, Tuesday, 3 July 2012 15:28 (ten years ago) link

maybe a bit of

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rREGbLdOzfg

too.

(having seen his tweets i'm not confident in his ability to remember his name.)

Merdeyeux, Tuesday, 3 July 2012 17:00 (ten years ago) link

Berbatov is eating alone in that picture :(

Number None, Tuesday, 17 July 2012 14:54 (ten years ago) link

he deserves it, the cunt. (o please come back berba, you magnificent bastard)

mizzell, Tuesday, 17 July 2012 15:01 (ten years ago) link

been loving berbie's "it is better for everyone if we say goodbye" thing this week

the old trafford groundsman's heart will flutter as he finds a single red rose on the centre circle every year from now, no clue as to the identity of the mystery admirer but for a stubbed out gitane

r|t|c, Tuesday, 17 July 2012 22:59 (ten years ago) link

Andy Carroll deal is out of my hands, admits Newcastle's Alan Pardew

http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Sport/Pix/pictures/2012/7/17/1342523129361/Newcastle-manager-Alan-Pa-008.jpg

r|t|c, Tuesday, 17 July 2012 22:59 (ten years ago) link

looking ever more like a feeble old granny

what's that dear? big andy's raked the lawn? ooh lovely

r|t|c, Tuesday, 17 July 2012 23:01 (ten years ago) link

what happened to big ched's appeal

text:gabbneb AND displayName:gabbneb (nakhchivan), Tuesday, 17 July 2012 23:06 (ten years ago) link

berbatov looks like yerman from the office/pirates of the caribbean in that pic

giggs sadface is classic

starfish entryprize (darraghmac), Tuesday, 17 July 2012 23:33 (ten years ago) link

such a children's television face

starfish entryprize (darraghmac), Tuesday, 17 July 2012 23:34 (ten years ago) link

http://i.imgur.com/MGVX1.jpg

nakhchivan, Wednesday, 18 July 2012 14:39 (ten years ago) link

he cares because you do

nakhchivan, Wednesday, 18 July 2012 14:46 (ten years ago) link

http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/About/General/2012/7/18/1342631567140/Fabio-Capello-008.jpg

Fabio Capello seals deal to become Russia's new coach

mizzell, Thursday, 26 July 2012 16:55 (ten years ago) link

not football but taking like a duck to water with this olympics lark:

http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/About/General/2012/7/27/1343397806081/Jack-Oliver-lifting-weigh-008.jpg

second only to popcorn (or something), Saturday, 28 July 2012 08:09 (ten years ago) link

two weeks pass...

isnt that every picture of mon?

a hoy hoy, Wednesday, 15 August 2012 14:29 (ten years ago) link

was trying to isolate that big sam one.

mizzell, Friday, 17 August 2012 14:12 (ten years ago) link

it's much funnier in the dramatic collage

r|t|c, Friday, 17 August 2012 14:58 (ten years ago) link

that's the most flattering picture of him i've seen

Number None, Thursday, 23 August 2012 14:48 (ten years ago) link

the new fragrance from Dior

imago, Wednesday, 31 December 2014 12:47 (seven years ago) link

j'adore miss dour

r|t|c, Wednesday, 31 December 2014 13:00 (seven years ago) link

BBC, but

http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/80000000/jpg/_80000158_ab_getty2.jpg

Merdeyeux, Wednesday, 31 December 2014 13:12 (seven years ago) link

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/30783353

r|t|c, Monday, 12 January 2015 22:04 (seven years ago) link

http://i.guim.co.uk/static/w-620/h--/q-95/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/14/1421250327067/6e5b82de-7241-414f-9f65-51579dbded71-620x372.jpeg

Ally McCoist out recently, having quit as Rangers’ manager. Photograph: Andy Nicol

hot takes: audit in progress (DJ Mencap), Sunday, 18 January 2015 14:22 (seven years ago) link

I saw that alongside an article that said he was looking ten years younger since being relieved of his duties.

give rob da bank a gun... (onimo), Sunday, 18 January 2015 20:00 (seven years ago) link

two weeks pass...

oh whoops. trying to get nigel pearson's pouty face.

mizzell, Monday, 9 February 2015 14:14 (seven years ago) link

fantastic xabi alonso pic in the mail today, dressed as a cowboy.

pandemic, Monday, 9 February 2015 14:23 (seven years ago) link

one month passes...

http://i.guim.co.uk/static/w-1920/h--/q-95/sys-images/Sport/Pix/pictures/2015/4/2/1428014242574/Silvio-Berlusconi--009.jpg

Silvio Berlusconi agrees €1bn Milan takeover deal with Chinese investors - reports

Albanic Kanun Autark (nakhchivan), Friday, 3 April 2015 00:04 (seven years ago) link

two weeks pass...
three weeks pass...

goal kick

Roberto Spiralli, Thursday, 14 May 2015 14:47 (seven years ago) link

two months pass...
one month passes...

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/325f385dc6d4345ddd8058f4f40c992dca301d11/0_0_3500_2099/master/3500.jpg?w=700&q=85&auto=format&sharp=10&s=1f1a1fe7d6e6c510c9508a3a6d23fc69
Roy Keane: unless Robbie Keane is breastfeeding, I think he will play

mizzell, Tuesday, 6 October 2015 18:24 (six years ago) link

three weeks pass...

can't steal that one for some reason - it's the below article:

http://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/nov/02/chelsea-jose-mourinho-fine-stadium-ban

doing my Objectives, handling some intense stuff (LocalGarda), Tuesday, 3 November 2015 08:39 (six years ago) link

four months pass...

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/0805026aec6552d48e7b52139ee5458ccb77e3eb/0_57_2200_1319/master/2200.jpg

Newcastle’s Steve McClaren clings to job as club sound out Rafael Benítez

japanese mage (LocalGarda), Wednesday, 9 March 2016 14:49 (six years ago) link

two months pass...

saw that one on the beeb yday. disturbing

r|t|c, Thursday, 12 May 2016 16:45 (six years ago) link

http://i.imgur.com/9tCFRns.png

r|t|c, Thursday, 12 May 2016 16:48 (six years ago) link

everytime i open this thread i end up scrolling back through the entire thing. some of ilf's best work.

japanese mage (LocalGarda), Thursday, 12 May 2016 22:44 (six years ago) link

they should still be using startled_fergie.jpeg after every united pratfall

r|t|c, Thursday, 12 May 2016 22:57 (six years ago) link

http://i.imgur.com/SPLAIS2.png

Eyeball Kicks, Thursday, 26 May 2016 09:56 (six years ago) link

two weeks pass...

any good ones today?

mookieproof, Wednesday, 29 June 2016 01:33 (six years ago) link

two weeks pass...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/36832548

Context everything here.

Horizontal Superman is invulnerable (aldo), Tuesday, 19 July 2016 09:42 (six years ago) link

oops here's the last one:

http://i66.tinypic.com/n2ejjl.jpg

Bein' Sean Bean (LocalGarda), Friday, 22 July 2016 10:53 (six years ago) link

two months pass...

http://i.imgur.com/y3v7MmG.jpg

Alan Pardew urges Gareth Southgate to find ‘X Factor’ with England

r|t|c, Thursday, 29 September 2016 22:56 (five years ago) link

three months pass...

http://i66.tinypic.com/23l1fmh.png

not football, but nicely done all the same.

Bein' Sean Bean (LocalGarda), Friday, 10 February 2017 23:55 (five years ago) link

dunno why that didn't work - anyway it's here: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/feb/10/ireland-rory-best-bug-italy-six-nations-rugby

Bein' Sean Bean (LocalGarda), Friday, 10 February 2017 23:57 (five years ago) link

Not the Guardian, but...

http://i.imgur.com/qHCZTCe.jpg

AlanSmithee, Tuesday, 14 February 2017 11:18 (five years ago) link

one month passes...
one year passes...
five months pass...

Dean Smith says John Terry will be an asset not a threat at Aston Villa

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/849b85976b4f1e04b61e683cbe28e035693998d7/384_96_4646_2787/master/4646.jpg?width=1920&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=831e258a55cf4d19d8bfc252549f7987

6 months if that

Windsor Davies, Monday, 15 October 2018 22:19 (three years ago) link

bald lad knows what's up

Windsor Davies, Monday, 15 October 2018 22:22 (three years ago) link

This is horrible. He looks deathly sick. I won't deny I like seeing him inching towards being nothing but ashes and dust, a skeleton, as the photo seems to show. It's just not how I wished to go to bed tonight.

lbi's life of limitless european glamour (Le Bateau Ivre), Monday, 15 October 2018 22:27 (three years ago) link

five months pass...

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/b99b5bce8344a8ea89e0fa4670033aaffce2e740/123_61_1397_838/master/1397.jpg?width=620&quality=45&auto=format&fit=max&dpr=2&s=00bbc8ed3372edbd81a36ca357eb9666

if i made a list of managers likely to wear a baseball cap, i would have put Ancelotti near the bottom.

mizzell, Thursday, 11 April 2019 12:59 (three years ago) link

one month passes...
three years pass...

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