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    Expect exemplary punishments for the Mullingar assailants. These were thugs full stop. Life bans and prison at a minimum. Mullingar needs heavy punishment also as this also serves as deterrent. And I'm writing as somebody who hates most refs. But thus was more than ref abuse - it was just an excuse for thuggery.



        Martin O'Neill EDIT and Roy Keane have jacked.

        Last edited by Piquet; 21st-November-2018, 11:07.


          I see Chelsea are wearing Yellow against Tottenham.

          Royal blue obviously clashes with white


            Time to break out this gif now that the backside is back in the bacon slicer.

            Hopefully he can count the number of opposition players his time. Anyone know what Cathal Dervan is up to these days?
            The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves


              Ructions in Buenos Aires last night.

              The Boca Juniors bus, on its way to the Monumental to play the away leg of the Copa de Libertaores Final v River Plate (2-2 after the first leg) was attacked, last night.

              The game was put back last night, then rescheduled for tonight but has now been put back again.

              The G20 are in town next weekend so the game is unlikely to go ahead then.

              The World Club Cup of which the winners are due to play the Semifinal is on the 18th of Dec so time is tight.

              There's talk of bringing both teams to Abu Dhabi for the second leg to avoid any more crowd trouble.

              EDIT The game has now been fixed for, believe it or not, the Bernabeu on the 9th of December.

              FURTHER EDIT River are refusing to play outside Argentina.
              Last edited by Piquet; 2nd-December-2018, 10:52.


                Ireland dodge a bullet in the Euro draw. Drawn in Group C along with Holland and Germany but shifted to Group D because both of them are hosting matches in the tournament and you can't have more than two hosts in the same Group.


                  Group D Switzerland, Denmark, Ireland, Georgia and Gibraltar.


                    And poor Northern Ireland end up taking it for us
                    "Some people don't know their easy lives... I wouldn't be so ungrateful" - Fiacre Ryan - #AutismAndMe


                      If Ireland don't qualify for UEFA 2020, if nineteen or twenty of the seeded teams make it through the qualifiers, then Ireland will qualify for the A Division Play-offs.

                      If fifteen, sixteen, seventeen or eighteen qualify, Ireland will qualify for the B Division play-offs.


                        Newport County lead Leicester City 2-1 in the FA Cup with time added on approaching.

                        They led early on but Leicester equalised inside the last ten. County scored almost immediately from the spot and Rodney Parade is heaving

                        "Who are ya, who are ya" the home fans want to know.

                        EDIT 2-1 to Newport in the end and Gary Lineker is generous in his praise on MOTD.

                        Further EDIT Padraig Amond from Carlow formerly of Rovers (both, real and sham) scored the winner.
                        Last edited by Piquet; 6th-January-2019, 17:35.


                          Unfortunate typo with Christian Fuchs name in Newport v Leicester program at FA Cup match yesterday. I sometimes suspect the printers do these on purpose....

                          "There are a lot of points that we’ve left behind and this is with a young group. That probably tells you what they’re capable of and that they’re a very good side.

                          Probably next year or the year after next they will take some stopping"

                          Anthony Foley, May 2016. Axel RIP


                            Chelsea 0, United 2. Herrera and Pogba.

                            6th Round Draw

                            Swansea City v Manchester City
                            Watford v Crystal Palace
                            Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United
                            Millwall v Brighton & Hove Albion.

                            Games 15th to 18th March.


                              I have noticed, there now, that the Chelsea Manager's jacket and the seats in the Chelsea Dugout have the logo of the League Cup Sponsors.

                              Chelsea are playing in the final of said Cup on Saturday.


                                Ole is truly the Messiah.

                                United are only after winning 3-1 to go through on away goals.