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Re: Association Football Thread

Post by Marky Dread » 29 Oct 2018, 9:45am

laxman wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 4:28am
Marky Dread wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 1:18am
101Walterton wrote:
28 Oct 2018, 11:09pm
Football thread not getting much love but not too much to cheer about lately.
Tragic events in Leicester yesterday. By all accounts a great guy. I was in Bangkok airport last year and was very confused by the Fox’s shops in the airport.
And to think the Glaziers were allegedly talking to the guy who ordered the hit on the Washington Post journalist???
Sad times/strange times.
From listening to the tributes he was an amazing man and did a great deal for the community as well as the football club. A tragic loss. I just hope the other four people who also died don’t get forgotten. It sounds like the pilot’s heroic actions potentially saved many lives. RIP all five.
I'll echo these sentiments that the other 4 matter equally.

My only negative comment will be was it necessary to land the helicopter on the pitch? Surely in the need for safety they could've not taken that risk close to the people in the first place. I've not been to Leicester's ground but I assume it's close to the city.
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Re: Association Football Thread

Post by 101Walterton » 29 Oct 2018, 2:08pm

Marky Dread wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 9:45am
laxman wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 4:28am
Marky Dread wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 1:18am
101Walterton wrote:
28 Oct 2018, 11:09pm
Football thread not getting much love but not too much to cheer about lately.
Tragic events in Leicester yesterday. By all accounts a great guy. I was in Bangkok airport last year and was very confused by the Fox’s shops in the airport.
And to think the Glaziers were allegedly talking to the guy who ordered the hit on the Washington Post journalist???
Sad times/strange times.
From listening to the tributes he was an amazing man and did a great deal for the community as well as the football club. A tragic loss. I just hope the other four people who also died don’t get forgotten. It sounds like the pilot’s heroic actions potentially saved many lives. RIP all five.
I'll echo these sentiments that the other 4 matter equally.

My only negative comment will be was it necessary to land the helicopter on the pitch? Surely in the need for safety they could've not taken that risk close to the people in the first place. I've not been to Leicester's ground but I assume it's close to the city.
If King Power Stadium is at the same location as the old Filbert Street ground I’ve been there (it’s was a hole). Yes in the city so presume he got picked up from ground by helicopter due to traffic congestion in and around city.

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Re: Association Football Thread

Post by Marky Dread » 29 Oct 2018, 4:26pm

101Walterton wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 2:08pm
Marky Dread wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 9:45am
laxman wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 4:28am
Marky Dread wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 1:18am
101Walterton wrote:
28 Oct 2018, 11:09pm
Football thread not getting much love but not too much to cheer about lately.
Tragic events in Leicester yesterday. By all accounts a great guy. I was in Bangkok airport last year and was very confused by the Fox’s shops in the airport.
And to think the Glaziers were allegedly talking to the guy who ordered the hit on the Washington Post journalist???
Sad times/strange times.
From listening to the tributes he was an amazing man and did a great deal for the community as well as the football club. A tragic loss. I just hope the other four people who also died don’t get forgotten. It sounds like the pilot’s heroic actions potentially saved many lives. RIP all five.
I'll echo these sentiments that the other 4 matter equally.

My only negative comment will be was it necessary to land the helicopter on the pitch? Surely in the need for safety they could've not taken that risk close to the people in the first place. I've not been to Leicester's ground but I assume it's close to the city.
If King Power Stadium is at the same location as the old Filbert Street ground I’ve been there (it’s was a hole). Yes in the city so presume he got picked up from ground by helicopter due to traffic congestion in and around city.
I'm just a bit surprised as it's such a built up area. I'm sure it wasn't necessary to arrive / depart by helicopter.
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Re: Association Football Thread

Post by hairydot61 » 31 Oct 2018, 2:57pm

Marky Dread wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 4:26pm
101Walterton wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 2:08pm
Marky Dread wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 9:45am
laxman wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 4:28am
Marky Dread wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 1:18am


Sad times/strange times.
From listening to the tributes he was an amazing man and did a great deal for the community as well as the football club. A tragic loss. I just hope the other four people who also died don’t get forgotten. It sounds like the pilot’s heroic actions potentially saved many lives. RIP all five.
I'll echo these sentiments that the other 4 matter equally.

My only negative comment will be was it necessary to land the helicopter on the pitch? Surely in the need for safety they could've not taken that risk close to the people in the first place. I've not been to Leicester's ground but I assume it's close to the city.
If King Power Stadium is at the same location as the old Filbert Street ground I’ve been there (it’s was a hole). Yes in the city so presume he got picked up from ground by helicopter due to traffic congestion in and around city.
I'm just a bit surprised as it's such a built up area. I'm sure it wasn't necessary to arrive / depart by helicopter.
It was a terrible situation, I feel for all those affected by it, life can be both ironic and cruel at times, from the news reports of old footage of the owner of the club he did look like a respected individual, you have to give thanks that it wasn't worse than it was, being in a built up area an all, my sympathies to all affected.
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Re: Association Football Thread

Post by Marky Dread » 31 Oct 2018, 6:28pm

hairydot61 wrote:
31 Oct 2018, 2:57pm
Marky Dread wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 4:26pm
101Walterton wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 2:08pm
Marky Dread wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 9:45am
laxman wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 4:28am


From listening to the tributes he was an amazing man and did a great deal for the community as well as the football club. A tragic loss. I just hope the other four people who also died don’t get forgotten. It sounds like the pilot’s heroic actions potentially saved many lives. RIP all five.
I'll echo these sentiments that the other 4 matter equally.

My only negative comment will be was it necessary to land the helicopter on the pitch? Surely in the need for safety they could've not taken that risk close to the people in the first place. I've not been to Leicester's ground but I assume it's close to the city.
If King Power Stadium is at the same location as the old Filbert Street ground I’ve been there (it’s was a hole). Yes in the city so presume he got picked up from ground by helicopter due to traffic congestion in and around city.
I'm just a bit surprised as it's such a built up area. I'm sure it wasn't necessary to arrive / depart by helicopter.
It was a terrible situation, I feel for all those affected by it, life can be both ironic and cruel at times, from the news reports of old footage of the owner of the club he did look like a respected individual, you have to give thanks that it wasn't worse than it was, being in a built up area an all, my sympathies to all affected.
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Re: Association Football Thread

Post by laxman » 28 Nov 2018, 8:19am

Good to see Jose unleashing his inner Paul Simonon last night when United scored!

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Re: Association Football Thread

Post by Marky Dread » 28 Nov 2018, 9:48am

laxman wrote:
28 Nov 2018, 8:19am
Good to see Jose unleashing his inner Paul Simonon last night when United scored!
Yeah I agree. The press will make much out of it as always. However I really like the passion especially as it was obvious to all that his frustration was becoming overbearing. Not a great performance again by United but it was all about the result. David de Gea is Spider-Man.
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