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    Yesterday, 10:21 AM
    jackal2 replied to a thread RIP Derek Pavis in Views from the Kop
    Extremely sad to hear of the passing of Derek Pavis, an immense figure in our history. My sympathy and condolences to his family. I was too young...
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    25-05-2017, 08:50 PM
    I remember Gary Lund signing for us having just been relegated from the league with Lincoln. That didn't turn out too bad! I haven't seen enough...
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    23-05-2017, 09:17 PM
    jackal2 replied to a thread Fat Sam gone in Views from the Kop
    Could be right, unless his "spend more time with the family" line is genuine. He worked wonders at Sunderland and may have been offered a really...
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    23-05-2017, 09:15 PM
    Drat! He's the rugged, experienced central defender I thought we really needed to sign. We need to find two of these this summer, without question.
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    23-05-2017, 09:10 PM
    I think beyond the direct targets (i.e. innocent families and young children and possibly female rights in western society) there were two overall...
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    23-05-2017, 08:51 PM
    jackal2 replied to a thread Fat Sam gone in Views from the Kop
    Why would he be pushed? He achieved what Palace appointed him to do, by keeping them in the Premier League. It was another success for him.
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    21-05-2017, 01:27 PM
    For decades, every major political party has sidestepped the obvious problem that both the NHS and our social care system are badly organised and...
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    21-05-2017, 01:18 PM
    jackal2 replied to a thread Pitch Invasion in Views from the Kop
    True. I sometimes hear people try to justify such behaviour by saying it's a "working class" sport and it shouldn't become too "sanitised" or...
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    20-05-2017, 04:03 PM
    jackal2 replied to a thread Pitch Invasion in Views from the Kop
    Yes, first time I've seen that at a play-off final. All clubs have their share of idiots but Millwall just seem to have been plagued by them for...
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    20-05-2017, 01:57 PM
    jackal2 replied to a thread Hewitt in Views from the Kop
    It's interesting how, in close-season, fans seem to become a lot less critical and broadly welcome most signings or re-signings, even if the evidence...
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    20-05-2017, 01:47 PM
    Why would we announce it? Surely, all this means is that agents and players will up their demands. It may attract a few more late season ticket...
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    19-05-2017, 10:01 PM
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^ That!! XD
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    19-05-2017, 09:43 PM
    I've watched virtually none of them! I'm a bit strange in that respect. :p I find the only films I can watch and enjoy are comedies, in that they...
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    16-05-2017, 07:04 PM
    This idea that Spencer lost all his ability after the injury is a classic case of a lie being picked up and repeated so often that loads of fans...
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    12-05-2017, 10:25 PM
    jackal2 replied to a thread Retained list in Views from the Kop
    Mixed feelings on the retained list, to be honest. Not quite as dismayed as Grantham Pie but certainly disappointed with some of the decisions, which...
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    09-05-2017, 06:38 PM
    If clubs themselves insist on ignoring the obvious, then it comes down to fans to starve the competition to death.
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    08-05-2017, 07:23 PM
    jackal2 replied to a thread Retained list in Views from the Kop
    I'm not restricting my comment purely to youth team graduates but to good young players in general. The most recent, frankly criminal decision was...
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    08-05-2017, 07:03 PM
    jackal2 replied to a thread Matt Fryatt in Views from the Kop
    Actually, his ability IS in question following such a long injury lay-off. It's entirely possible that he has lost many of the physical attributes...
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    07-05-2017, 09:39 PM
    jackal2 replied to a thread Retained list in Views from the Kop
    Curtis is injured too I believe, or not yet fully fit after the injury. When he's fit he's a real bright spark and adds considerable energy to the...
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    06-05-2017, 07:59 PM
    I agree. There's no doubt that Kevin Nolan has worked wonders with the players at his disposal, but in the past couple of weeks with the pressure...
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    06-05-2017, 06:36 PM
    It was an epilogue! ;D
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    06-05-2017, 06:27 PM
    Precisely. I wouldn't wish losing league status on either/any club. Notts County fans should cheer Notts County goals, end of story. Hopefully...
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    06-05-2017, 06:15 PM
    Colin says some Notts fans are celebrating that Hartlepool goal. Why would they do that? I don't agree with taunting opposition fans at times as...
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    04-05-2017, 08:05 PM
    jackal2 replied to a thread OT: Election in Views from the Kop
    The line that Britain is becoming a "one party state" is a bit lazy and is getting over-used. We do live in a (relatively) democratic situation...
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    04-05-2017, 07:01 PM
    jackal2 replied to a thread OT: Election in Views from the Kop
    As we discussed the other day (and perhaps reaffirmed by the comments you heard from Alan Johnson), the current Labour leadership probably see the...
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    04-05-2017, 06:35 PM
    I've got nothing against the sin bin idea, although I think it's less of an immediate priority than rolling out the use of technology to improve...
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    04-05-2017, 06:26 PM
    I completely agree. We're talking about a 46-game season, so Forest have had ample opportunity to get themselves safe already. If they've left...
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    04-05-2017, 06:17 PM
    jackal2 replied to a thread Forza Juve in Views from the Kop
    I think sometimes you find that fans of smaller clubs exhibit a sort of inverted snobbery towards fans of big clubs, as if they couldn't possibly...
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    03-05-2017, 08:54 PM
    The scary thing is that Tranmere are similar in size and character to us. It just shows nobody is immune from ending up in the non-league. I...
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    03-05-2017, 08:50 PM
    jackal2 started a thread Forza Juve in Views from the Kop
    I must say, excellent performance from our Italian friends in Monaco tonight, especially the first goal. I thought they would get at least a draw in...
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