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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39760 on: June 1, 2015, 12:02:46 PM »
The founder of Yale University is buried in Wrexham,get loads of Yanks visiting.

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39761 on: June 1, 2015, 12:37:36 PM »
Flew back from Toronto saturday night on the red eye flight had a great week and visited Niagara as well and while away decided i wouldnt bin Rawk altogether as i missed you lot !
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39762 on: June 1, 2015, 01:17:24 PM »
Nice one Geoff. I hope you had a greatl time and you're all refreshed for the transfer threads. Harrinder said he's looking forward to seeing you in there.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39763 on: June 1, 2015, 01:19:19 PM »
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39764 on: June 1, 2015, 01:39:32 PM »
Flew back from Toronto saturday night on the red eye flight had a great week and visited Niagara as well and while away decided i wouldnt bin Rawk altogether as i missed you lot !
Some cracking photos,shame there was someone in the foreground spoiling the scenery though ;)

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39765 on: June 1, 2015, 01:39:58 PM »
Harrinder said he's looking forward to seeing you in there.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39766 on: June 1, 2015, 02:10:22 PM »
Nice one Geoff. I hope you had a greatl time and you're all refreshed for the transfer threads. Harrinder said he's looking forward to seeing you in there.

Go ead, they could use some insight into James Milner's contract negotiations
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39767 on: June 1, 2015, 02:57:07 PM »
Go ead, they could use some insight into James Milner's contract negotiations

we should go in like a tag team John!
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39768 on: June 1, 2015, 03:01:09 PM »
we should go in like a tag team John!

I couldn't be arsed with any of the gobshites, really couldn't
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39769 on: June 1, 2015, 03:34:16 PM »
I didn't go in there when I was a Mod and I ain't going there now.

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39770 on: June 1, 2015, 08:32:19 PM »
That McMurtry fella is the business.

When we did the fundraising for the Paisley memorial we got invited to meet Jesse Paisley at her and Bob's house as she wanted to thank us. We took her flowers and a scrapbook of the whole thing and she told us a few tales of Bob and how she was a teacher in Garston ( taught my brother in law). Let us hold Bob's European cup winners medals and any other memorabilia we wanted to.

She showed us the scrapbooks she had kept (he jibbed Thatcher because he had promised to go to a boxing do) and in one of the scrapbooks was a letter which I read from a woman thanking Bob and the team for nearly winning the league and knowing we would be back stronger next year. It was signed by Mrs Jones and I clocked the address was from Garston and was sure I recognised it.

When I got home I phoned my brother in law and he confirmed it was his old address. The odds of me picking up that scrapbook of the dozens she had and reading that letter must have been huge.

A few months later I got in touch with Graham Paisley and told him of the letter and he kindly got copies which I gave to my brother in law and his brother and sisters. They had lost their mum a few years before to cancer and didn't even know she had written to Bob.

Simpler times.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39771 on: June 1, 2015, 09:13:36 PM »
That McMurtry fella is the business.

When we did the fundraising for the Paisley memorial we got invited to meet Jesse Paisley at her and Bob's house as she wanted to thank us. We took her flowers and a scrapbook of the whole thing and she told us a few tales of Bob and how she was a teacher in Garston ( taught my brother in law). Let us hold Bob's European cup winners medals and any other memorabilia we wanted to.

She showed us the scrapbooks she had kept (he jibbed Thatcher because he had promised to go to a boxing do) and in one of the scrapbooks was a letter which I read from a woman thanking Bob and the team for nearly winning the league and knowing we would be back stronger next year. It was signed by Mrs Jones and I clocked the address was from Garston and was sure I recognised it.

When I got home I phoned my brother in law and he confirmed it was his old address. The odds of me picking up that scrapbook of the dozens she had and reading that letter must have been huge.

A few months later I got in touch with Graham Paisley and told him of the letter and he kindly got copies which I gave to my brother in law and his brother and sisters. They had lost their mum a few years before to cancer and didn't even know she had written to Bob.

Simpler times.

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39772 on: June 1, 2015, 10:58:26 PM »
Nice
Mates wife was with us and was buzzing  off us saying we were like kids on Chrimbo morning.

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39773 on: June 1, 2015, 11:19:27 PM »
That McMurtry fella is the business.

When we did the fundraising for the Paisley memorial we got invited to meet Jesse Paisley at her and Bob's house as she wanted to thank us. We took her flowers and a scrapbook of the whole thing and she told us a few tales of Bob and how she was a teacher in Garston ( taught my brother in law). Let us hold Bob's European cup winners medals and any other memorabilia we wanted to.

She showed us the scrapbooks she had kept (he jibbed Thatcher because he had promised to go to a boxing do) and in one of the scrapbooks was a letter which I read from a woman thanking Bob and the team for nearly winning the league and knowing we would be back stronger next year. It was signed by Mrs Jones and I clocked the address was from Garston and was sure I recognised it.

When I got home I phoned my brother in law and he confirmed it was his old address. The odds of me picking up that scrapbook of the dozens she had and reading that letter must have been huge.

A few months later I got in touch with Graham Paisley and told him of the letter and he kindly got copies which I gave to my brother in law and his brother and sisters. They had lost their mum a few years before to cancer and didn't even know she had written to Bob.

Simpler times.
It's posts like this that make this thread. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39774 on: June 1, 2015, 11:22:27 PM »
In this one thread, should people read it from start to finish, is most of what people need to know prior to knowing more about Liverpool and the connections to ones soul that enriches the connection to the club and supporting it

People should not leave. It's easy to do and the temptation to do so is everywhere. Staying is harder but ultimately rewarded

If it isn't well that's life eh?  :)
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39775 on: June 2, 2015, 12:02:46 PM »
In this one thread, should people read it from start to finish, is most of what people need to know prior to knowing more about Liverpool and the connections to ones soul that enriches the connection to the club and supporting it

People should not leave. It's easy to do and the temptation to do so is everywhere. Staying is harder but ultimately rewarded

If it isn't well that's life eh?  :)

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39776 on: June 2, 2015, 12:12:34 PM »
That McMurtry fella is the business.

When we did the fundraising for the Paisley memorial we got invited to meet Jesse Paisley at her and Bob's house as she wanted to thank us. We took her flowers and a scrapbook of the whole thing and she told us a few tales of Bob and how she was a teacher in Garston ( taught my brother in law). Let us hold Bob's European cup winners medals and any other memorabilia we wanted to.

She showed us the scrapbooks she had kept (he jibbed Thatcher because he had promised to go to a boxing do) and in one of the scrapbooks was a letter which I read from a woman thanking Bob and the team for nearly winning the league and knowing we would be back stronger next year. It was signed by Mrs Jones and I clocked the address was from Garston and was sure I recognised it.

When I got home I phoned my brother in law and he confirmed it was his old address. The odds of me picking up that scrapbook of the dozens she had and reading that letter must have been huge.

A few months later I got in touch with Graham Paisley and told him of the letter and he kindly got copies which I gave to my brother in law and his brother and sisters. They had lost their mum a few years before to cancer and didn't even know she had written to Bob.

Simpler times.

Lovely and amazing serendipity find mate - great!!
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39778 on: June 2, 2015, 05:58:30 PM »
Can't blame this one on our Andy.
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« Reply #39779 on: June 2, 2015, 05:59:03 PM »
Brilliant that 5times mate. Really enjoyed it. Here's one for you... I've got a mate, Franny Gold, great lad, make a cat laugh, I love him to bits. He's 67 now Fran, but thinks he's 25. He's got 4 brothers. I've only met one, George. Older than Franny, old bastard, cause murder in a one man tent. I do nothing but argue with him, but only cos he likes it. He's never missed a home game since the late 50's, only stopped going to the aways a few years back, when his health wouldn't let him. All the brothers worked on the docks and were/are proper Liverpool mad.

One of them died in Bob Paisley's arms. Back in the 60's. He was only young, took a turn, right behind the dugout. Franny and the other brothers were laughing, telling him to behave, before they realised he was in trouble. Bob Paisley spotted it, dragged him out onto the side of the pitch, gave him the kiss of life, heart massage and that. But the lad died.

Sorry for the sad story. But after yours, I had to tell it... a pure gent Bob. Can you imagine Brendan or any other manager, strolling round Anfield in an aul tatty cardigan and slippers nowadays. Sadly, we'll never see men like them again.

Anyway, sorry to be maudlin. I'm made up you like McMurty. He's a good lad, throw back to working class solidarity.

Near forgot, I came in here to put this up...
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jun/01/david-cameron-moriarty-downing-street-radical-thatcher

Some of yer might have read it. It's brilliant. But I shouldn't have been laughing, as it's quite scary really.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39780 on: June 2, 2015, 07:24:04 PM »
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« Reply #39781 on: June 2, 2015, 08:32:01 PM »
Just clicked on the main board and my virus scanner came back with this

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So good I've put this gem to good use :)
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39782 on: June 2, 2015, 09:20:39 PM »
Maybe Geoff is right.  Maybe we should choose a thread and clusterfuck it with support.  Kunts.

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39783 on: June 2, 2015, 10:44:20 PM »
Brilliant that 5times mate. Really enjoyed it. Here's one for you... I've got a mate, Franny Gold, great lad, make a cat laugh, I love him to bits. He's 67 now Fran, but thinks he's 25. He's got 4 brothers. I've only met one, George. Older than Franny, old bastard, cause murder in a one man tent. I do nothing but argue with him, but only cos he likes it. He's never missed a home game since the late 50's, only stopped going to the aways a few years back, when his health wouldn't let him. All the brothers worked on the docks and were/are proper Liverpool mad.

One of them died in Bob Paisley's arms. Back in the 60's. He was only young, took a turn, right behind the dugout. Franny and the other brothers were laughing, telling him to behave, before they realised he was in trouble. Bob Paisley spotted it, dragged him out onto the side of the pitch, gave him the kiss of life, heart massage and that. But the lad died.

Sorry for the sad story. But after yours, I had to tell it... a pure gent Bob. Can you imagine Brendan or any other manager, strolling round Anfield in an aul tatty cardigan and slippers nowadays. Sadly, we'll never see men like them again.

Anyway, sorry to be maudlin. I'm made up you like McMurty. He's a good lad, throw back to working class solidarity.

Near forgot, I came in here to put this up...
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jun/01/david-cameron-moriarty-downing-street-radical-thatcher

Some of yer might have read it. It's brilliant. But I shouldn't have been laughing, as it's quite scary really.
A true gent was Bob, heart breaking but heart warming at the same time that story.

Cameron, scary that the sheeple fall for it.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39784 on: June 3, 2015, 02:14:52 AM »
http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/liverpools-brendan-rodgers-must-accept-5804384

What the fuck is this? Haven't posted for a while but I can feel another one these coming on.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngyb0RlnHnU
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39785 on: June 3, 2015, 08:20:30 AM »
Good man Terry. Made up to see you and the aul back raring up. I've had enough of the lot mate. If I had my way, we'd be storming the palace. Stick around a while. You might be needed, mate.
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« Reply #39786 on: June 3, 2015, 08:54:28 AM »
Not sure id I've posted this before so apologies if I have.

Years ago we are in the boozer playing pool when one of the lads says "Fuckin 'ell, I forgot to tell you about Macca!"

This is what he tells us.
 Macca's bird is going out with her mates to town but  they are having a bevvy first in the little local boozer first and then getting a cab to town. They have a few drinks but her shoes are killing her so they all go to hers so she can change her shoes. Little 2 up 2 down with a hallway and she tells the girls to go in the front room while she runs up stairs to get her webs sorted.
She's only 2 stairs up when she hears a big shriek off her mates and turns to see what the fuss is. Macca is lying on the couch with the headphones on watching a bluey whilst pulling the head off it oblivious to the 4 tipsy birds behind him.

His bird whacks his cock with the shoes she had just taken off and storms out the room. Rumour is she met a bouncer that night and gave him what Macca had been missing.

We are all in pleats laughing at the this when one lad pipes up deadpan "Bet the soft c*nt was listening to fuckin Dire Straits again too!".
 I swear we all had a discharge of piss.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39787 on: June 3, 2015, 09:39:44 AM »
So good I've put this gem to good use :)
nice one,bill is in the post ;)

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39788 on: June 3, 2015, 10:07:49 PM »
Terry  :)
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39789 on: June 3, 2015, 11:42:47 PM »
Good man Terry. Made up to see you and the aul back raring up. I've had enough of the lot mate. If I had my way, we'd be storming the palace. Stick around a while. You might be needed, mate.
Sick of hearing about stadium expansion and the likes, mate. Don't get me wrong, we need to upgrade, but the working class locals won't get a fucking look in and it breaks my heart. Took my two youngest lads to the Spurs home game and apart from the fact it cost me near enough 200 nicker, the place was crawling with tourists videoing the match on their mobile phones.  The passion I have for my/our club is slowly dying mate because we're just a cash cow and have been for a while now and I could never relate to that, even if I was in a better financial position that I'm in now. Nah..not for me..
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39790 on: June 3, 2015, 11:54:13 PM »
Regarding the manager situation, either back or sack. Just who the fuck are these clowns who are making the who we sign decisions?

As Mister Shankly said..."At a football club, there's a holy trinity - the players, the manager and the supporters.
Directors don't come into it. They are only there to sign the cheques."
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39791 on: June 4, 2015, 12:42:36 AM »
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39792 on: June 4, 2015, 12:51:39 AM »
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39793 on: June 4, 2015, 08:36:33 AM »
Sick of hearing about stadium expansion and the likes, mate. Don't get me wrong, we need to upgrade, but the working class locals won't get a fucking look in and it breaks my heart. Took my two youngest lads to the Spurs home game and apart from the fact it cost me near enough 200 nicker, the place was crawling with tourists videoing the match on their mobile phones.  The passion I have for my/our club is slowly dying mate because we're just a cash cow and have been for a while now and I could never relate to that, even if I was in a better financial position that I'm in now. Nah..not for me..
I've been saying it for years now, but I take no pleasure out of saying it. John made a great post about it a few pages back. I can't be arsed digging around for it, and I won't speak for John but it hits the nail on the head...

It's how I feel, anyway. I only go rarely now, not at all since I've been ill. But when I do go, it's to see old mates that I wouldn't see if it wasn't for the match. Funny enough, it was Hicks and Gillette that done it, well, they were a big part of it.

When we all banded together to fight the fuckers, it felt like the old days, us against them, sort of thing. And I don't want to be a dramatic tart, but it always was about that to me. The shiny things were nice, and I didn't really understand it at the time. But LFC being great was like sticking two fingers up to the likes of Thatcher and every other kunt that had it in for us.

But after beating H&G, well, Rafa, FSG, the way some of the players acted, even Shanklyboy dying, well, put it this way.... right after H&G got knocked back on extensions to the loans and out the club, I went up to Anfield. With only going now and again, I have to take tickets to wherever I can get them. John always sorts it for me now. But a mate in Huyton used to, and I ended up sitting near all the suits and there was some aul one in front of me, knitting. I kid not, she was knitting.

And I told another story in here, about Stewards telling me to keep it down as I was annoying people around me. And I was teaching a kid to sing You'll Never Walk Alone, posh kid there for the first time with his mam and dad, pressie for his 8 or 9th birthday. I got banned off here for awhile for telling it, because I said who had complained... 4 or 5 Muslim women. I didn't give a fuck they were Muslims. They could have been from Scotty Rd. Anyone moaning about YNWA being sung shouldn't be in the ground. And I stand by that, whether it gets me another ban or not.

I wasn't pissed. I wasn't acting up, swearing or being loud mouthed. I'd had about 2 or 3 pints and I was teaching some dead excited kid our anthem, old songs and telling him a bit of history. The Steward was dead embarrassed, and I still carried on going when I could but that was the one that told me, it wasn't the gaff us fellas grew up in. The Booing at the draw with West Ham was another one, and I could go on and on about them.

And just before Rafa got the sack, I found meself constantly arguing with people that had turned against him, near ended up in a fight in Romania and Portsmouth. And I'm getting a bit long in the tooth for that, especially with 4 young lads, coked up out of their brains. But I'll probably still go a few times next season, but it will only be to see John and a few old mates. As you say, most of them have been forced out.

But after all the moaning, it's got to be said, I still always have a laugh when I do go. Well, something always happens that gives me a chuckle. Talking of which... just the other day, I was rooting through aul pictures for something and there's you and me, holding the League Cup. And I've just cleared all me old messages out on here. I came in here to say this...

going through them, there was some crackers, made me remember good things and made me laugh. And the winner.... "Your a Wool." I don't even know who sent it. And it wasn't meant to, but it gave me a laugh. And that's the thing Terry, after a lifetime of it, well, I'll never fully turn me back on the club. But it will never be the same, and I suppose it can't be. So I suppose we should just be happy we got it when we did.

And after that load of cack, I'm off to have a proper moan. So don't disapper again Terry. Pop in now and again. I'll give you a laugh soon.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39794 on: June 4, 2015, 08:40:28 AM »
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39795 on: June 4, 2015, 08:49:03 AM »
Spot on with them posts lads. I've passed the bug on to me lad but he hasn't got it like I had at age 14. Now and again a ticket will come up and I phone him and he doesn't even know who we are playing that day!. I'm made up in a way because he will never have what we had in terms of just being able to get up, line up and go the game with your mates or decide on the morning to make a few bob and jump the train.

I always felt the same as a kid in the early 80's that it was us against the world and it would wind the fuckers up that we were the kings of Europe.

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39796 on: June 4, 2015, 12:14:50 PM »
Leo and Terry i think most of our generation feel the same  but at least we had some great times and some sad ones, and i totally agree about if nothing else getting rid of G&H had the fan base as one for a while.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39797 on: June 4, 2015, 01:39:45 PM »
I've started my own name and shame campaign:

'Dead man Walking'
There is absolutely no chance of Rodgers succeeding this next season. The current squad is not up to it and there is no prospect of enough quality signings to make the difference. Not sure where FSG are coming from, what their expectations are? It appears that their number one priority is financial stability and caution, as that can be the only explanation for persisting with the current set-up.
It is obvious to most that we do not have a team that is capable of competing with the top half dozen in the Premier League let alone with the better teams in Europe.
My guess is that FSG are persisting with Rodgers and Ayre while the balance sheet shows a profit to give them some time to concentrate on paying for the initial ground expansion. They are gambling that our reputational decline will will not be too great before they can release expenditure on the team.
Rodgers can take the flack for a season, then he can be sacked at little additional cost, releasing funds for a new manager and some new players.
Ayre will be moved on as soon as a negative imbalance appears in the club finances.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39798 on: June 4, 2015, 02:13:54 PM »
When you were kids and you used to hear the arl ones going on about the war I used to take the piss, I now realise they had something to go on about, but I swore I wouldn't go down the same road when I was older. But it's hard... this season I've felt like a fish out of water in the ground, remembering some of the great times I've had in there but being alienated by the attitudes not only of the tourists but some of the arl Scousers who are bitter as fuck with no patience. I know it's time to jib it but when it comes to it I can't , I'm as addicted as a smack rat


I remember as a seventeen year old kid going to work in Lloret de Mar and being shocked that when ever you spoke to a European they wanted to talk about Liverpool, they loved us, totally different reaction to the rest of the country where we were generally disliked but we weren't arsed we were all in it together, we talked different dressed different and had a different attitude, that's what I miss the most that feeling of being in it together it's gone. Nothing to do with football that was just a bonus, that solidarity that looked outwards towards the world rather than the country , that acted differently to other teams fans, I look around the ground at the crowd when we couldn't even get up for Man Utd  and can't help feeling we're just becoming the same as anyone else and that fucks me off more than any football decline.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #39799 on: June 4, 2015, 07:26:20 PM »
I guess I'm lucking living in Belgium as when I do get to watch the game it's still exciting for me being as it's rare these days because of my circumstances.