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or are you actually quite cheered with the bernabeu feeder club motif

imago, Wednesday, 1 November 2017 16:09 (three years ago) link

I like to think that we're above reacting to this stuff as if it required our attn tbh

Gary Synaesthesia (darraghmac), Wednesday, 1 November 2017 16:14 (three years ago) link

the wiser discourse

imago, Wednesday, 1 November 2017 16:15 (three years ago) link

I think the media gets in a tizzy at the idea of an English player being good enough to play for a major team outside England.

Terry Micawber (Tom D.), Wednesday, 1 November 2017 16:25 (three years ago) link

It's understandable but curiously honestly humble

Gary Synaesthesia (darraghmac), Wednesday, 1 November 2017 16:27 (three years ago) link

Think Tom's otm. An English player succeeding - or even just going - abroad always seems to create huge waves with yr press. Probably because so few succeeded.

But it's still clickbait that deserves to be called out imo.

Le Bateau Ivre, Wednesday, 1 November 2017 17:08 (three years ago) link

Count yerselves lucky you don't have to watch on rte. For twenty years George Hamilton has been a second ahead of the picture and it has spoiled every moment of football ever and is currently doing so for spurs madrid

Gary Synaesthesia (darraghmac), Wednesday, 1 November 2017 19:53 (three years ago) link

two months pass...

rip armfield, have fond memories of the man

#TeamHailing (imago), Monday, 22 January 2018 11:01 (two years ago) link

Ah, shame, good guy. RIP Jimmy.

Whiney Houston (Tom D.), Monday, 22 January 2018 11:51 (two years ago) link

LIVE FA Cup - De Bruyne with cheeky free-kick v Cardiff

FFS! If only he had attempted a deferential free-kick, cos I hate that word.

calzino, Sunday, 28 January 2018 16:34 (two years ago) link

six months pass...

literally end the bbc here

imago, Wednesday, 15 August 2018 17:52 (two years ago) link

privatised, shut down, fucked off. over.

imago, Wednesday, 15 August 2018 17:53 (two years ago) link

three months pass...



Mama Weer All Tankee Now (Noodle Vague), Sunday, 25 November 2018 09:12 (two years ago) link

two months pass...

Oh, well, OK, Sutton was talking about the Premier League. But I refuse to recognise that backstop, which exists in these discussions simply to excuse people with no sense/knowledge of history.

— Richard Williams (@rwilliams1947) February 7, 2019

the former old grey whistle test presenter mugging off Chris Sutton goodstyle!

calzino, Thursday, 7 February 2019 16:03 (one year ago) link

RW is a contributor to Mark S's book and was at the launch party a few weeks back. I regret not having a word with him. He seems like a righteous fellow.

Tim, Thursday, 7 February 2019 16:19 (one year ago) link

Sutton doing the clod-hopping football shock jock thing is currently vying with zombie Humphrys as the worst thing about BBC radio.

Tim, Thursday, 7 February 2019 16:20 (one year ago) link

I like him a lot, despite him stanning for Nicola Sturgeon! It's probably counter to everything ILM/ILX represents but I liked his music blog (that is currently on hiatus) as well. His knowledge of 70'/80's footballers is unfuckwithable and he seems to realise it actually existed before Murdoch. Yeah and that fucking high-octane talksport twat style of punditry that is so prevalent these days - he's about as far opposite of *that* as it gets.

calzino, Thursday, 7 February 2019 16:32 (one year ago) link

Tim otm, out-Savaging Savage is no way to go thru life

Stephen Yakkety-Yaxley-Rosbif (Noodle Vague), Thursday, 7 February 2019 16:37 (one year ago) link

we have this twat (ex-goalie matt glennon) as a summariser on local bbc radio, and he's done the same course I think.

calzino, Thursday, 7 February 2019 16:46 (one year ago) link

god I just want make clear I was repping for RW in xxp in case it sounds like CS.

calzino, Thursday, 7 February 2019 16:52 (one year ago) link

That was clear.

Tim, Thursday, 7 February 2019 16:58 (one year ago) link

Though the idea that you're an avid reader of Chris Sutton's music blog is a happy one.

Tim, Thursday, 7 February 2019 16:59 (one year ago) link

The only thing I don't like about RW's blog was that he kept reviewing great-sounding shows that happened within a mile of our flat and the first I heard of it would be his review.

Tim, Thursday, 7 February 2019 17:00 (one year ago) link

virgil van dijk is great tho

( ͡☉ ͜ʖ ͡☉) (jim in vancouver), Thursday, 7 February 2019 17:19 (one year ago) link

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