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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #40 on: March 14, 2005, 08:27:13 am »
Great report Christine.

I had the misfortune to share the plane home with the Prices - managed to loose Mooro at the airport........not on purpose (he had a squidgy bum !!). Young Jim wanted to sing all the way home, whist Jim snr was still cracking jokes and trying to sell me some cavity wall insulation.

Finally got my voice back, spent the weekend as a hermit drinking pints of Tixy Lix and eating only Smoothers.  Happy daze.

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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #41 on: March 14, 2005, 10:19:54 am »
Inspirational stuff Christine, thank you, that's made me feel less jealous in a strange  way !


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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #42 on: March 14, 2005, 10:55:24 am »
Great read. I've never been to a Euro away but I've got to get my arse in gear and get some money together to go soon, they always sound fantastic!

Mind you at the mo I'm struggling to afford games in the UK so it might be a while...

I'll make it one day hopefully to have a few bevvies with all you regulars!

Great read, brought a smile to my face on a monday morning in work. Tell you what, if Carra is captain come the summer, we'll never hear the end of it...  ;D
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #43 on: March 14, 2005, 11:32:56 am »
Bril :) :) :) :) :)


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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #44 on: March 14, 2005, 12:49:08 pm »
great read, enjoyed that

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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #45 on: March 14, 2005, 03:02:40 pm »
What a fabulous write-up! Made me tingle down my back when I was reading the Rafa bit! Thanks for taking the time to write.

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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #46 on: March 14, 2005, 04:35:05 pm »
Filled in a few blanks for me there Christine.

My post was gonna be a bit less gramatically splendid. (Due to the fact I couldnt remember much till I read yours)

1. Got pissed
2. Nearly missed flight (Last Bag Rich)
3. Got more pissed on train to Cologne
4. Got to Cologne....Met Rafa...got even more pissed.
5. Went the match
6. Got pissed
7. Missed flight
8. Went to the pub
9. Flew back

Pretty verbose if you ask me.
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #47 on: March 15, 2005, 02:09:37 am »
Cracking read Christine.  Thanks for that :)
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #48 on: March 15, 2005, 09:53:42 am »
Brilliant Chris
much better than the run of the mill match report.
90 minutes in a three day match event sometimes passes in the blink of an eye.
In years to come, the score will become hazy, but you'll never forget the trip.
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #49 on: March 15, 2005, 01:29:39 pm »
Superb Christine - everyone just seems to have had one of the best trips of their lives. Its going to be hard to forget that.

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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #50 on: March 15, 2005, 01:44:26 pm »
Good read that. The cara song is an old coventry song for gary breen/brean. We all dream of a team of gary breans
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #51 on: March 15, 2005, 06:17:37 pm »
Awesome report, epic trip!

we did Mon-Fri flying easyjet Eastmids and frequented all the same places although not at the same times! (Jamiesons/voodoo Mon and Wed, Papa Joes Thurs) but were having a crazy night in Barneys when you were meeting Rafa!

Well whatever cost to my bank balance (such as it is), Career (ditto) and marriage (treble ditto) I'm hooked again after a 28 year absence from the reds abroad trips. I'll be seeing you all again soon!!! ;)
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #52 on: March 15, 2005, 08:40:36 pm »

 Brilliant read Chris, made me feel like I was there!    ;D


 
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #53 on: March 15, 2005, 08:56:04 pm »
Brilliant read Chris, made me feel like I was there!    ;D


 

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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #54 on: March 15, 2005, 09:00:59 pm »
So the dozy arse who lost her purse down the bog did well, especially as i had to phone Christine to advise that the purse contents were still in the bat after the owner left.
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #55 on: March 15, 2005, 09:21:27 pm »
So the dozy arse who lost her purse down the bog did well, especially as i had to phone Christine to advise that the purse contents were still in the bat after the owner left.

That can't be true.... she says she is very good with money  ;) ;D
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #56 on: March 15, 2005, 09:22:49 pm »
That can't be true.... she says she is very good with money  ;) ;D

Heard she pisses it away
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #57 on: March 15, 2005, 09:29:05 pm »
in spirit (s)  ;)

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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #58 on: March 25, 2005, 06:52:38 pm »
Cracking report. Really was a good trip wasn't it?
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #59 on: August 23, 2005, 03:01:59 pm »
Class.
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #60 on: September 2, 2005, 11:26:58 am »
loved reading that!!!!

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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #61 on: January 31, 2006, 03:02:19 pm »
Excllent report ,one off the best reads on any web.site.

Makes you proud to follow liverpool f.c.

Was wondering recently /yesterday ? Rafa said he was in the pub with Fowler after the chelsea game  , which one ?

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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #62 on: May 3, 2006, 03:45:55 pm »
It's been just over a year since this trip and reading the thread again today has brought it all back to me.... I never did get round to posting any pictures but here is a couple  :)

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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #63 on: May 3, 2006, 03:47:15 pm »
This one is ace.  Looks like he's reading Brenda's txt's
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #64 on: May 3, 2006, 03:48:25 pm »
Not sure about this one  ???
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #65 on: May 3, 2006, 05:01:40 pm »
class. Wish i had been there.

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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #66 on: May 3, 2006, 06:31:21 pm »
Very good.  8)

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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #67 on: May 3, 2006, 07:03:28 pm »
This one is ace.  Looks like he's reading Brenda's txt's
"Excuse me Rafa, what does this say - I haven't got my contacts in"  :D

Sound familiar? ;)
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #68 on: May 3, 2006, 07:48:15 pm »
"Excuse me Rafa, what does this say - I haven't got my contacts in"  :D

Sound familiar? ;)

God yes.  I should have realised ;)
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #69 on: May 3, 2006, 08:31:28 pm »
Not as funny as the video though.
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #70 on: May 3, 2006, 08:36:49 pm »
When we see him and paco we like the rest of you had to get pics, in the bundle to get to him someone knocked my mates arm and he dropped his new digi cam still waiting for compo from Rafa lol


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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #71 on: May 3, 2006, 10:32:39 pm »
Could you imagine Mourinho, Wenger or Fergie doing that sort of stuff? i couldn't! It's things like that that cheer me up when i get disillusioned with the game..

Leverkusen was just a trip made in heaven  :)
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #72 on: May 7, 2022, 09:58:41 am »
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Re: Bayer Leverkusen - and the meeting of Rafa
« Reply #73 on: May 7, 2022, 11:30:37 am »
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One of the all-time great ones, threads, trips, managers... ;D
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