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    People Who Died

    Manfred 'Manni' Burgsmuller (1949 - 8 May 2019) German footballer. with 213 goals in 447 games Manni is the fourth highest goal scorer in Bundesliga history. most notably played with Dortmund and Otto Rehagel's Bremen where he won the Bundesliga aged 38 in 1988 in a career which lasted...
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    Major Complaints Thread

    yeah, I remember trying to 'listen' to music on myspace prior to broadband : you would hear 1.5 seconds of music the it would buffer for 5 or 6 seconds and then another second plus of sound and... you get the idea. would also take about 20 minutes to load a 4 minute video on you tube. also as i...
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    Top5.....

    did Digby Pearson put him up to that ?!! my favourite of those is REPULSION (recorded January '86). i never liked TERRORIZER for some reason (maybe the beginning of the more technical US stuff from the 90's i don't like.....) (not an LP) but for me the first FEAR OF GOD record is the grind...
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    Major Complaints Thread

    Chris Hughton being sacked as Brighton football manager. he got them promoted to Premier League in 2017 and has kept them there - let's see someone do better. (doubtful - they previously only played in top division from 1979-83). this is the third time he gotten a club promoted to the PL and...
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    What television series are you currently making your way through?

    yeah, i until a few years ago i used to pour over the results of every half decent race from first to last (!) but now i usually barely bother to check who won the mediocre races. i was much more knowledgeable about doping news too. i only watched the last few km of the Giro yesterday evening...
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    What television series are you currently making your way through?

    the end of the football season and the Giro d'Italia cycling. been an amazing time football wise. also some hurling, women's football world cup, some football internationals and more cycling coming up.
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    Racism in Ireland

    Hey, it could have been worse for Harry Spencer-Hewitt's young lad. Harry also thought naming him Archie Bunker might be a nice nod to his American heritage. Meghan got their PR people to convince him it wouldn't be good their brand demographic.
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    Racism in Ireland

    Harry and Phillip among others never lost their 'jobs' after being racist multiple times. Charles and the Anglican church were criticized for supporting a rapist Bishop yesterday in a legal report. Danny Baker was previously sacked by BBC 5 in 1997 after ranting to listeners to harass a...
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    new liverpool thread - everyone loves them

    I think you'll find game of thrones is really boring compared to Ajax 2-3 Spurs. where is that thumped poster who used to charge his name depending on Spurs' fortunes ? time for a come back ! that was just as exciting as last night. love all the emotion of Pochettino. feel a bit sorry for the...
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    Jaysus cycling!

    this was a French cyclist called Chantal Mathevet. she crashed going down the ramp at a Gran Fondo event in Italy last year and DNF. at 70 she was competing in the over 65 age category. I've seen this happen a few times...
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    new liverpool thread - everyone loves them

    LIVERPOOL 4 - 0 BARCELONA. BEST PERFORMANCE I HAVE EVER SEEN AT ANFIELD. YNWA. SEE YOU IN MADRID. TRENT WAS MY FAVE TONIGHT. I LOVE YOU VIRGIL. LUIS SUAREZ FUCK OFF. FOOTBALL IS REAL ! TV DRAMA AND HOLLYWOOD MOVIES ARE FAKE !
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    What gig did you go to last night?

    makes me laugh. i wanted to go to this but as last train back to Dublin was at 10:05 pm ( i think...) didn't bother. anyway glad other tougher folks enjoyed it.
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    Jaysus cycling!

    the above video looks about the mark of 'attempted murder' to me, IFF.
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    Where to get Ritalin?

    Ritalin must have been fashionable in Spain in 1982... 1982 Vuelta Espana winning cyclist Angel Arroyo had his victory taken away after testing positive for Ritalin. three other top Spanish cyclists (Vicente Belda, Pedro Munoz and Albert Fernandez) also tested positive for it and the four were...
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    Major Complaints Thread

    the Court Of Arbitration For Sport and the IAAF's treatment of Caster Semenya, insanely they want her to take drugs or she isn't allowed compete in future. WTF ? i'm very annoyed about this. she has been treated appallingly for years but it never entered my head the CAS would back up...
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    You Wanted The Best...You Got The Best....

    yeah, but i'm talking about the cool people in bands i like ! so they were young at the time. if you were 13-14 in 1978-1980 and heard the Spudboys it would have whipped your head into shape. TWISTED SISTER had same appeal with 1980's youngsters - loved by many kids including some future...
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    People Who Died

    Also Analayspor's Czech player Josef Sural (1990-2019) has died when the minibus he was traveling back from a match in overturned. Steven Caulker (ex- Spurs and England) and former Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse have both survived the accident. Sural won 20 caps and his only international goal...
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    People Who Died

    more bad new for Celtic FC - Stevie Chalmers (1935-2019) has also died of dementia. he scored the winning goal in the 1967 European Cup Final against Inter. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stevie_Chalmers
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    You Wanted The Best...You Got The Best....

    Yeah, I know you love the Spuds - a lot of us do. if you google 'devo kiss' a few interesting things come up on the first page inc. a discogs link... apparently they did a split single together ! albeit some promo thing deemed suitable for christian radio . also a very famous early 90's band...
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    You Wanted The Best...You Got The Best....

    at this stage i'm keeping going with this thread as an insight into something I don't get and how it relates to folks lack of interest in things i love.... one thing I've long noticed: a lot of people seem to like KISS and DEVO (despite no common ground musically). very defined image and...
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