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by Mr Optimist
07 Jul 2019 08:31
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: RUMOUR - Gary Hooper
Replies: 44
Views: 5486

Re: Gary Hooper

A hard working striker who has that built in ability to get himself in the right place at the right time in the box and scores goals. A proven goal scorer at our level and if he is in our budget, yes please! He's 31 with some decent experience and still three or four years left. Would help Loader de...
by Mr Optimist
27 Jun 2019 07:00
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour: Joe Piggott
Replies: 34
Views: 4273

Re: Rumour: Joe Piggott

TBF to Bod he has had one injury plagued season in his whole career from what I can make out. Baldock a different story though It’s not that we don’t have a lot of options - we do - it’s just not really clear which ones are worth keeping as at the moment they all seem about the same standard That f...
by Mr Optimist
08 Jun 2019 19:45
Forum: General Football
Topic: New Kits 2019/20
Replies: 138
Views: 2463

Re: New Kits 2019/20

Shakira, Pique's wife.
by Mr Optimist
08 Jun 2019 19:28
Forum: The Team
Topic: Rival Watch
Replies: 3069
Views: 367696

Re: Rival Watch

I am just guessing here but as Hull's parachute payments have just stopped I think the likely scenario was that Adkins new contract offer at Hull was on much reduced wages so he has decided to take his chances in the job market elsewhere instead. He can possibly take four of five months off and wait...
by Mr Optimist
31 May 2019 20:46
Forum: The Team
Topic: Ex Players
Replies: 420
Views: 72307

Re: Ex Players

Anyone remember Keith Knight? Hero of the golden seasons between 1988-90? Well, his son, Tom, has been selected for the England under 20 rugby team. Thought you all needed to know. I remember Keith Knight! Came from Cheltenham when they were non-league and was a busy sort of midfield terrier who co...
by Mr Optimist
27 May 2019 17:43
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition
Replies: 199
Views: 3283

Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

Don’t mind Villa (ignoring the John Terry connection) so pleased enough for them. Negatives, one quality away day off the calendar. Trip to the Valley again though.....and Fulham again next season. Think positive! Bet there will be a few Leeds fans singing a little song in the pubs of West Yorkshir...
by Mr Optimist
15 May 2019 05:23
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition
Replies: 199
Views: 3283

Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

tidus_mi2 Derby are the best bet for a semi-decent team getting promoted and they were dog shit in the first leg, oxf*rd me if we get a Leeds - Villa final.


I've been consoling my fact that if it is a Leeds v Villa final, one of them is going to have that horrible crushed feeling that we know so well!
by Mr Optimist
11 May 2019 20:20
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition
Replies: 199
Views: 3283

Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

Wanting Bristol City to win the play offs....? Not sure if you are on the wind up lol! The "head butt" incident was one of the most pathetic things I have seen in a long time, the actual head butt in the stomach was so lame, followed by a young promising player like Tomori crying to the re...
by Mr Optimist
02 May 2019 12:48
Forum: The Team
Topic: Rival Watch
Replies: 3069
Views: 367696

Re: Rival Watch

Imagine what it was like growing up in Warwickshire with Villa fans being in the majority. Generally those that went on to be criminals or low paid muppets were the villa fans. What on earth didn’t the Birmingham fans go on to become then ? Politicians ? There weren't any. We had Millwall, Wolves a...
by Mr Optimist
02 May 2019 12:46
Forum: The Team
Topic: Rival Watch
Replies: 3069
Views: 367696

Re: Rival Watch

I can't understand anyone wanting anything other than things to go massively tits up for Portsmouth personally. And why would you want to visit Sovereign ring city and their dump of a ground either?
by Mr Optimist
01 May 2019 18:01
Forum: General Football
Topic: New Kits 2019/20
Replies: 138
Views: 2463

Re: New Kits 2019/20

It's a new rule that's coming in to the premier league next year. All teams must have at least one bearded woman in their first team squads. Inclusive.
HTH.
by Mr Optimist
24 Apr 2019 22:23
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: Club 1871 - the What, When, Where, How, Who & Why Thread
Replies: 1082
Views: 93211

Re: Club 1871 - the What, When, Where, How, Who & Why Thread

It's a good job Ian Branfoot eventually blotted his copybook or we could have ended up with the IBS.....
by Mr Optimist
14 Apr 2019 08:50
Forum: The Team
Topic: The League of 4
Replies: 539
Views: 58558

Re: The League of 4

Seems to be much rejoicing all over the place after yesterday but need to keep our feet firmly on the ground , still work to be done, if we lose at Bristol and results go against us we could be back in the mix. I agree. It's not as if this exact same thing didn't happen last weekend! Massive three ...
by Mr Optimist
14 Apr 2019 08:32
Forum: The Team
Topic: Opposition fans back from the game
Replies: 2021
Views: 470768

Re: Opposition fans back from the game

http://www.griffinpark.org/forums/showthread.php?t=131864 Not very complimentary to us, many calling us "rubbish opposition" or "shouldn't be losing to teams like Reading". Funny that, that's twice this season they think they have a divine right to just walk over us End of the d...
by Mr Optimist
13 Apr 2019 06:41
Forum: The Team
Topic: MATCHWATCH : Brentford (h) sponsored by Terry Hurlock
Replies: 90
Views: 12357

Re: MATCHWATCH : Brentford (h) sponsored by Terry Hurlock

They are a decent side and we will have to play really well with no complacency to get anything out of this one. If we play like we did against Preston we'll have a chance of getting a good result. Reading their forum, they like to play teams on the break, presumably attacking with a lot of pace, so...
by Mr Optimist
12 Apr 2019 12:31
Forum: The Team
Topic: Opposition fans back from the game
Replies: 2021
Views: 470768

Re: Opposition fans back from the game

Their defending for Rino’s goal was appalling. All stood off - was bizarrely bad I watched the highlights back, it's not just Rino. If he had missed it Ejaria was there in even more space. Say what you want about it being a one sided affair, but any team that defends like that in the last minute of...
by Mr Optimist
11 Apr 2019 20:07
Forum: The Team
Topic: Opposition fans back from the game
Replies: 2021
Views: 470768

Re: Opposition fans back from the game

I love the irony of the time wasting comments when what was the first thing Norwich did after going 2-1 up.....! The other thing I noticed about last night was what a bunch of freaks their crowd looked like whenever the cameras turned towards the stands. I know we have a few ourselves in that dept b...
by Mr Optimist
06 Apr 2019 20:35
Forum: General Football
Topic: Generic clubs in financial crisis Thread
Replies: 4651
Views: 215582

Re: Generic clubs in financial crisis Thread

When is the last time a relatively recent league club went bust? I can only think of rushden and diamonds for some reason but there must he some more. Hereford United, went bust in 2014. Darlington 2012 (the club currently with that name is not the same entity, whatever their supporters might like ...
by Mr Optimist
03 Apr 2019 09:15
Forum: The Team
Topic: Rival Watch
Replies: 3069
Views: 367696

Re: Rival Watch

Biter sweet for me. The worst fans are back in championship. Now have to see and here Fulham fans talk about championship football and how they are a class above the rest. Depends how you define “worst” fans. We finished 23rd last season in terms of away attendance. Only Button Abion had a worse av...
by Mr Optimist
02 Apr 2019 14:36
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG - PNE
Replies: 134
Views: 12185

Re: BFTG - PNE

If it was the chance in the second half, I think the Sky highlights show it Seth.
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