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Forum: Sports 04:44 PM - 04/18/15
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Views: 124,339
Posted By georgedcc
If you had to show just one game to sum up Mourinho as a manger, you'd pick today's game. Chelsea are absolutely fascinating to watch, there's something brilliant about the way they play and how...
Forum: Politics 03:41 PM - 04/18/15
Replies: 117
Views: 3,861
Posted By georgedcc
You've just described Labour, since they dropped Clause Four in 1995. They've relevant and (mostly) electable since then.

Rather than seeing Labour becoming irrelevant, I see a continiation of the...
Forum: Politics 12:49 PM - 04/18/15
Replies: 117
Views: 3,861
Posted By georgedcc
What do you mean by relevant/irrelevant?

If they win the election, they're surely relevant by default of being the governing party? Or do you mean they'd be irrelevant as a representation of...
Forum: Politics 12:33 PM - 04/18/15
Replies: 117
Views: 3,861
Posted By georgedcc
They were basically a party for people to the left of Labour, but were still centrists, more or less. Left wing, without being "extreme" left. Socially liberal capitalists, I guess.

To be fair to...
Forum: Politics 08:07 AM - 04/18/15
Replies: 117
Views: 3,861
Posted By georgedcc
He refused a formal coalition, but didn't rule out a co-operation on a vote-by-vote basis.
Forum: Sports 09:15 AM - 04/17/15
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Views: 124,339
Posted By georgedcc
1) Arsene Wenger is, to date, Arsenal's only overseas manager, but with what headline did the Evening Standard infamously greet his appointment in August 1996?

Arsene Who?

2) Aston Villa have had...
Forum: Sports 08:23 AM - 04/17/15
Replies: 6,654
Views: 124,339
Posted By georgedcc
Shit, would never have remembered Bosnich.

Ray 'Butch' Wilkins played for both, so that'll be the fourth.

Edit: I Googled Wilkins, just to see what he's up to now. Turns out he managed the...
Forum: Sports 07:17 AM - 04/17/15
Replies: 6,654
Views: 124,339
Posted By georgedcc
It was Mexico! But no, he wasn't at WBA. He did manage another club in the midlands though.
Forum: Sports 06:59 AM - 04/17/15
Replies: 6,654
Views: 124,339
Posted By georgedcc
Rooney is going to replace Carrick?! He's going to play as a defensive midfielder, ten yards ahead of the CBs? That's hilarious.
Forum: Politics 06:49 AM - 04/17/15
Replies: 117
Views: 3,861
Posted By georgedcc
I was interpreting it the other way, though I can see how Farage may spin it like that. I see it as being a visualisation of the (hopefully) increasing left wing presence within Labour, with the...
Forum: Politics 06:18 AM - 04/17/15
Replies: 117
Views: 3,861
Posted By georgedcc
http://i.guim.co.uk/static/w-1920/h--/q-95/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/17/1429272940999/BBC-election-debate-009.jpg

This is a great image.
Forum: Politics 04:50 AM - 04/17/15
Replies: 117
Views: 3,861
Posted By georgedcc
Nicola Sturgeon is one hell of an orator. She was fantastic in the debates last night.
Forum: Sports 04:37 AM - 04/17/15
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Views: 124,339
Posted By georgedcc
The Daily Mail's permanently outraged Richard Littlejohn has written a column bemoaning the fact that two Muslim Liverpool fans were photographed praying during a match at Anfield. The goal is...
Forum: Sports 03:55 AM - 04/17/15
Replies: 6,654
Views: 124,339
Posted By georgedcc
Sven went to Notts County, but only as a DOF, I believe. Sven left Man City to manage a national side.

Gullit was Newcastle manager. The other foreign manager of Newcastle is a tricky one. I didn't...
Forum: Sports 03:52 AM - 04/17/15
Replies: 6,654
Views: 124,339
Posted By georgedcc
For this quiz, foreign is defined as anything not British or Irish. Which isn't really fair.

As for Sunderland, you're forgetting a certain mad Italian...
Forum: Politics 03:17 AM - 04/17/15
Replies: 1,400
Views: 174,557
Posted By georgedcc
The Armenian genocide....
Forum: General 02:27 AM - 04/17/15
Replies: 4,157
Views: 309,031
Posted By georgedcc
:blush:
Forum: Sports 02:15 AM - 04/17/15
Replies: 6,654
Views: 124,339
Posted By georgedcc
1) Arsene Wenger is, to date, Arsenal's only overseas manager, but with what headline did the Evening Standard infamously greet his appointment in August 1996?

2) Aston Villa have had two managers...
Forum: Sports 11:53 AM - 04/16/15
Replies: 6,654
Views: 124,339
Posted By georgedcc
The @PFA Young POTY nominees: Thibaut Courtois, Philippe Coutinho, David de Gea, Eden Hazard, Harry Kane & Raheem Sterling

Don't think Hazard or De Gea should be counted for this category. Kane is...
Forum: Sports 11:50 AM - 04/16/15
Replies: 6,654
Views: 124,339
Posted By georgedcc
The @PFA Players' POTY nominees: Diego Costa, Philippe Coutinho, David de Gea, Eden Hazard, Harry Kane & Alexis Sanchez.

Kane will win it, maybe?

There's been no real stand out player this year....
Forum: Sports 09:17 AM - 04/16/15
Replies: 6,654
Views: 124,339
Posted By georgedcc
It's a tricky one though, because although Lazio have a horrible history of racism, the Aquila (the eagle) is actually thousands of years old and is a symbol of Rome, which Lazio are understandably...
Forum: General 09:01 AM - 04/16/15
Replies: 49
Views: 2,064
Posted By georgedcc
It's impossible not to air drum while listening to I Need You. Impossible, I tell you!
Forum: General 09:00 AM - 04/16/15
Replies: 3,689
Views: 116,439
Posted By georgedcc
Corsica is beautiful, but weird as fuck.

It's the most gorgeous place I've ever seen, but I've never met a more unfriendly group of people. They black out the road signs to confuse non-locals and...
Forum: Sports 04:33 PM - 04/15/15
Replies: 6,654
Views: 124,339
Posted By georgedcc
Aye, I read about that this morning. Absolutely disgusting. While the chairman is long dead, I hope there's something that can be done to give a sense of closure to the families of the victims.

The...
Forum: Politics 04:24 PM - 04/15/15
Replies: 4,176
Views: 143,070
Posted By georgedcc
Why is that insane? As far as I'm aware (and definitely correct me if I'm wrong), the retirement age in the US is 67, what makes a two year increase so insane? Especially as the life expectancy is...


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