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Wanderers Ways. Neil Thompson 1961-2021


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Posts posted by Sweep

  1. 9 hours ago, Traf said:

    I got a new neighbour this season after having a free seat to my left for a couple of seasons.

    Nice enough chap, drives up from Milton Keynes every game, stays until the end too.


    8 hours ago, Jol_BWFC said:

    Didn’t realise @Sweep was a season ticket holder.

    @Trafknows me very well, I'm not sure he'd ever refer to me as a "nice enough chap"

  2. 1 hour ago, Mounts Kipper said:

    I don’t listen to talkSPORT or him, just thought your comments were crass. 

    I don't listen to Talksport purely because of Alan Brazil

  3. 8 minutes ago, tomski said:

    I’m only interested if we go up. Then it would be the 3 teams that it would impact the worst. 

    Id guess Burnley, Leeds and Everton. I think Watford and Norwich would probably take 2 promotion spots. I’m sure the others would anyhow. I’ve not been to Goodison so would be good to tick off

    This can't be true, surely.....

  4. 12 hours ago, Jol_BWFC said:

    Off the top of my head, the ones that stand out are the Stoke Semi Final, the Bristol 6-0 defeat, when we lost to Fulham 4-0 about 7 or 8 years ago and losing to Derby 4-1 similar season.

    The latter 3 we went down for beers at half time and never bothered going back up.

    myself and @Danny Gleft that game after about 20 minutes, it was that bad

  5. 1 hour ago, Not in Crawley said:

    If its under 130k a year, no point in anyone on here applying anyway.

    it depends if folk want a less stressful job, I'm sure some, especially those getting close to retirement would be happy to go down to those sort of levels for an easy life and the chance to work at the club they love

  6. 14 hours ago, tomski said:

    While I’m not disgusted by no salary you’d think for both parties it’s worth mentioning. Surely stops a lot of time wasters. Our place doesn’t specify salary as well. Most don’t. Must be a reason.

    Whenever we advertise a job at our place, we never mention a salary

  7. 15 hours ago, bolty58 said:

    I read this recently and a comment near the end about power and influence had me thinking about why blokes like Abramovich want to own high profile clubs.


    On the face of it, his comments suggest that making money is not a consideration. Is he just a football fan who wanted a plaything or is it status related?

    For people with this amount of money, it's not about making more money I don't think, I've always presumed it's just a status thing.

  8. 1 minute ago, Roger_Dubuis said:

    The Premier League says "The Premier  League and our clubs wholeheartedly reject Russia's actions and will be showing support for the people of Ukraine at all matches this weekend.

    but no mention of the people of Yemen being bombed by the states that own Newcastle and Man City ...



    They're brown though, so they don't matter as much

  9. 16 hours ago, superjohnmcginlay said:

    Where are folk having a pint? 

    I stayed over in MK on Monday night - it's absolutely bleak.....

    I'd guess that folk will pop out of the train station and then head straight up to Midsummer Boulevard and go to the 'Spoons as it's only 5 minutes walk. Just a little bit further up is an All-Bar-One and also a Brewdog, which are both OK.  Slug & Lettuce isn't too bad, and that's just around the corner from Brewdog. Other than that, a lot of restaurant/bar type places.

    The ground is about 5 miles away so you'd need to get an Uber


    if I'm totally honest, it's a bit shit 🙂

  10. On 22/02/2022 at 09:02, MickyD said:

    Just randomly picked a topic from the last page.  With the affect of VAR since this discussion,  would two refs be preferable do you reckon? 

    get rid of refs and linesmen full stop - chips in the ball, sensors along all line, chips in boots of the players - all decisions fully automated and made in a split second, absolutely no human interaction required. Decisions would be instant and can't be reversed or reviewed

  11. 4 minutes ago, Cheese said:

    International break.

    There aren't any European internationals being played though........which seems odd, you'd think they would squeeze some in

  12. 52 minutes ago, Mounts Kipper said:

    I think they’d snap someone’s hand off for that deal…. Surely they can’t find someone stupid enough to offer that. 

    I agree, anybody who'd be happy to stump up north of £25M and not have a controlling share, would surely need their bumps feeling....

  13. 1 hour ago, barryk32 said:

    Gary Megson was a decent manager.

    He was sacked on a 5 game unbeaten run whilst mid table in the Premier League.

    He was always on a hiding to nothing due to our fucking idiotic fans with their Megson Out banners bbefore he'd even entered the building.  We have a small minority of utter utter fuckwits


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  14. 26 minutes ago, Take Hunt Off said:

    Good standard Serie B , be interesting to see how he fares .Fair play to him for backing himself, that knack of snatching goals will hopefully see him succeed.

    You do wonder how or why a Serie B team want some body who can't get a game for Port Vale, so fair play to whoever his agent is, he's done a good job, for both the player and for BWFC, at least we've got something for him, rather than him going for nothing

  15. 3 minutes ago, Mounts Kipper said:

    Just had a look at the Derby situation it doesn’t look good, also see Baldock getting released early, could that be the experienced international forward we’re linked with. 

    He's not an international is he?

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