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by BraisingsteakRoyal
07 Jan 2019 12:23
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Sensible Option: Adam Federici
Replies: 47
Views: 4856

Re: Sensible Option: Adam Federici

Agree that Feds would be a significant upgrade on what we have now, but think it's probably quite rare to loan in a first choice keeper in January? You're basically telling the existing 2/3 keepers that they have no future at the club. Regarding Alex Pearce (as also mentioned on this thread) - he ha...
by BraisingsteakRoyal
22 Dec 2018 20:28
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG Boro Home
Replies: 84
Views: 6681

Re: BFTG Boro Home

Thought we looked only a couple of signings short of a decent League 1 side tbh.
by BraisingsteakRoyal
04 Dec 2018 15:08
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Non - League thread
Replies: 6809
Views: 389523

Re: The Non - League thread

Horrible area, granted - but it's a decent little ground tbf. Arguably better quality than the Camrose, and easily big enough to cope with the circa 3-400 supporters they get on an average week. Might struggle when your Lutons or your Herefords come to town, but I feel that Basingstoke may be playi...
by BraisingsteakRoyal
30 Nov 2018 17:04
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Non - League thread
Replies: 6809
Views: 389523

Re: The Non - League thread

Hi mate, Luton are in the upper echelons of League 1 and Hereford are struggling at the foot of the Conference North. Basingstoke won't be playing either any time soon so I'm not sure of what your point is. They played Hereford in March of this year, but Luton I give you - I was just thinking of a ...
by BraisingsteakRoyal
30 Nov 2018 16:03
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Non - League thread
Replies: 6809
Views: 389523

Re: The Non - League thread

Winklebury really isn't suitable IMO. Though I believe they are going to a 3G(4G?) pitch soon. Horrible area as well. Horrible area, granted - but it's a decent little ground tbf. Arguably better quality than the Camrose, and easily big enough to cope with the circa 3-400 supporters they get on an ...
by BraisingsteakRoyal
30 Nov 2018 15:58
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Non - League thread
Replies: 6809
Views: 389523

Re: The Non - League thread

Might struggle when your Lutons or your Herefords come to town, but I feel that Basingstoke may be playing at one or even two levels lower in the coming seasons, unfortunately - so these 'big clubs' will be few and far between. Hi mate, Luton are in the upper echelons of League 1 and Hereford are s...
by BraisingsteakRoyal
30 Nov 2018 11:28
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Non - League thread
Replies: 6809
Views: 389523

Re: The Non - League thread

I thought they had left the Camrose - or have they just called their new place the same thing? ....found a statement from the end of last month, buried away on their website, reporting they will be at Camrose for all of 18/19. The aim is to commence playing their games the following season, at the ...
by BraisingsteakRoyal
29 Nov 2018 17:45
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Non - League thread
Replies: 6809
Views: 389523

Re: The Non - League thread

Martin Kuhl has been appointed as the new manager at Basingstoke. Great appointment For Basingstoke, Martin is a top manager who I believe will manage in the football league one day 'Stoke must be pinching themselves really. Absolutely skint , awful owner, best player out on trial at Sunderland (an...
by BraisingsteakRoyal
17 Sep 2018 11:49
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clement
Replies: 878
Views: 86288

Re: Clement

Regarding the flat corner / hitting the first man - i used to remember that Ian Harte used to do that 2/3 times a game (to groans from half the ground) before the next one allowed Pearce/Morrison to score.

I don't have the stats to hand, but I feel like it resulted in thousands of goals.
by BraisingsteakRoyal
10 Jul 2018 11:42
Forum: The Team
Topic: Thanks Yann and goodbye.
Replies: 29
Views: 4298

Re: Thanks Yann and goodbye.

tidus_mi2 wrote:Certainly contrasts well with Roberts who decided to milk his contract despite being crocked


I hear ya, but I reckon there would still have been a hefty settlement figure in the region of 50-75% of the remaining contract value.
by BraisingsteakRoyal
11 May 2018 13:31
Forum: The Team
Topic: Strikers.
Replies: 97
Views: 21159

Re: Strikers.

Hopefully our transfer policy is changing, our policy over the summer was a oxf*rd joke. Looking over the bargains in the lower leagues for a load of bang average players Erm, what? Exactly 0 (ZERO) of our signings in the last year have been from the lower leagues. Barrow came from Swansea. Aluko, ...
by BraisingsteakRoyal
16 Jan 2018 10:51
Forum: The Team
Topic: Madjeski and Howe
Replies: 79
Views: 9911

Re: Madjeski and Howe

It's rumoured that Mr Yongge will be at the Brentford game on Saturday.... Not surprised either - cracking little away day tbf*. Hopefully see him round the back of the Griffin for a pre-match pint and possibly a dangerously undercooked burger. * In all honesty it's often the only away game I bothe...
by BraisingsteakRoyal
16 Jan 2018 10:44
Forum: The Team
Topic: Madjeski and Howe
Replies: 79
Views: 9911

Re: Madjeski and Howe

It's rumoured that Mr Yongge will be at the Brentford game on Saturday.... Not surprised either - cracking little away day tbf*. Hopefully see him round the back of the Griffin for a pre-match pint and possibly a dangerously undercooked burger. * In all honesty it's often the only away game I bothe...
by BraisingsteakRoyal
02 Jan 2018 15:35
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Non - League thread
Replies: 6809
Views: 389523

Re: The Non - League thread

Farnborough 4-3 Basingstoke Town Went to this yesterday - mostly in the hope of seeing Jamie Cureton (who i've since found out has left to play for Bishops Storford - my finger isn't really on the pulse) Another fantastic strike from Sam Smart for 'Stoke - I'd put it down as a fluke if I hadn't see...
by BraisingsteakRoyal
02 Jan 2018 14:37
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Jimmy Kebe - Free agent
Replies: 18
Views: 3313

Re: Jimmy Kebe - Free agent

ladida_gunner_graham wrote:The obsession on this forum with ex-players and ex-mangers returning to the club is bewildering.


You're bewildering.

BRING BACK THE MESSIAH!
by BraisingsteakRoyal
21 Dec 2017 12:24
Forum: General Football
Topic: Weekend Football
Replies: 356
Views: 18314

Re: Weekend Football

Guardiola really has done a great job with Sterling this season. He looks a proper player again. Agreed to some extent - he still doesn't half miss some sitters though. A slight exaggeration, but he could/should have had a hat-trick (or more) in pretty much every game I've seen him play this season...
by BraisingsteakRoyal
20 Dec 2017 10:23
Forum: The Team
Topic: Dave Edwards' book
Replies: 23
Views: 3640

Re: Dave Edwards' book

Christ - the Dave Edwards' book must be a hard sell for the publisher. Don't doubt that he's a bright, articulate and thoroughly nice bloke, but not sure a career predominantly made up of spells at clubs such as Shrewsbury and Wolves can have the gravitas to shift more than a couple of thousand copi...
by BraisingsteakRoyal
16 Dec 2017 18:44
Forum: The Team
Topic: MATCHWATCH : Ipswich Town (a) sponsored by a Steve Richardson goal
Replies: 96
Views: 8086

Re: MATCHWATCH : Ipswich Town (a) sponsored by a Steve Richardson goal

eddiegrundy wrote:The Reading team coach has been involved in a collision on leaving Portman Road. Someone has impaled their car in the rear of the coach. Car looks a mess but coach looks not too bad. Don't know if anyone has been hurt but expect all on coach to be OK.


Sounds like an absolute car crash.
by BraisingsteakRoyal
20 Nov 2017 09:49
Forum: The Team
Topic: Stam's neck surgery
Replies: 6
Views: 1324

Re: Stam's neck surgery

Forbury Lion wrote:Stam takes trick or treating seriously and has a few scars post-transition out of his Frankenstein costume.... but it's nothing compared to last year when he dressed up as the wicked witch of the east.


Out of interest*, why did you plum for the lesser-known of the two Wicked Witches?
by BraisingsteakRoyal
26 Oct 2017 09:31
Forum: The Team
Topic: Balls
Replies: 16
Views: 2265

Re: Balls

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