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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #200 on: October 15, 2010, 06:31:10 PM »
Thank you for the great effort in trying to clear up the insanity with credible information.  Excellent live coverage amidst all the ambiguity and chaos. 
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #201 on: October 15, 2010, 06:32:52 PM »
Excellent coverage, was loving the little digs at SSN yesterday as well- inspired!

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #202 on: October 15, 2010, 06:34:34 PM »
Good work Guardian. Some companies have behaved very well through this past week or so. Next time I buy a news paper, I'll be making sure its the Guardian.

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #203 on: October 15, 2010, 06:36:42 PM »
Agreed. They've done a sterling job and deserve all the praise they can get for their in-depth (not debt) coverage of this.

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #204 on: October 15, 2010, 06:38:41 PM »
I'd also like to say thanks to the Guardian and will most likely e-mail them for their superb coverage especially because I've been working all week as the drama has unfolded !
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #205 on: October 15, 2010, 06:39:30 PM »
Thanks Grauniad, been reading it since I was a student, quality paper, quality site.  'Home-Clubber' in Saturday's 'Guide' is boss... and they don't censor their fu*k!ng swear words !

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #206 on: October 15, 2010, 06:40:41 PM »
hats of to them - been an invaluable source the last few days. excellent coverage, compare that to the tabloid crap that is ssn.

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #207 on: October 15, 2010, 06:42:52 PM »
Excellent as ever from the guardian, it was a real lifesaver in work as a way to keep up to date

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #208 on: October 15, 2010, 06:45:07 PM »
Only coverage I actually trusted these last few days.  Excellent stuff.

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #209 on: October 15, 2010, 06:45:30 PM »
Yes the Guardian's coverage of this story was first class.
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #210 on: October 15, 2010, 06:47:00 PM »
I am proud to be the ONE who introduced the Guardian Link to the forum, Thanks you ;)

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #211 on: October 15, 2010, 06:47:40 PM »
Great coverage FOR FREE. Times can learn a thing or two from this.

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #212 on: October 15, 2010, 06:48:15 PM »
I have been following developments for the past couple of days on my iPhone as it's the only interweb connection I have whilst at work.

Not wanting to get all soppy, I'd like to thank the mods on here too, especially  VdM, MichaelA, Hinesy and anyone else who contributed behind the scenes. This information was, confusing at times but invaluable when without it, you are only left with your wild running imagination.

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #213 on: October 15, 2010, 06:48:49 PM »
It was a brilliant effort they all put in to get info out of London, fucking Dallas, twitter, RAWK and god knows where else.  Work was banjaxed, but sanity just about maintained - thanks are VERY well deserved.

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #214 on: October 15, 2010, 06:52:15 PM »
Yeh it was good, which is a surprise becasue some of its blogs are terrible. But it wasn't smug or sanctimonious or riling us up... and the Gerry and The Pacemakers videos cheered me up earlier.

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #215 on: October 15, 2010, 07:29:11 PM »
The Live blog was invaluable stuff, I probably nicked most of their stuff over the last three days. Excellent effort from the Guardian, left all the other mainstream media outlets way behind this week.

As a twatterphobe I have to admit to becoming hooked on Twitter in the last two days too.  Now I know why Rushian is hardly on here anymore too!
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #216 on: October 15, 2010, 07:33:51 PM »
The Guardian blog (Steve Busfield) and Dan Roan have helped keep my sanity this week. Great coverage to keep up with the pace of change at every twist and turn.
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #217 on: October 15, 2010, 07:44:11 PM »
Well played Guardian (Claps hands!!)
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #218 on: October 15, 2010, 07:44:32 PM »
Thanks Guardian. Have done very little work this week thanks to you.
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #220 on: October 15, 2010, 07:58:36 PM »
Was superb coverage. Kept right up to date with everything, and was done in the right tone. The random Ned Ryerson reference was a joy. Was hopping across Guardian, Twitter, RAWK and SSN for the three days, literally nothing done workwise.

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #221 on: October 15, 2010, 07:59:33 PM »
Yup, boss coverage by the Guardian Blog, was great to see the updates as they happened.  Had the tab constantly opened in work all week  ;D
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #222 on: October 15, 2010, 08:00:25 PM »
without the guardian this week i dont know what i would have done! their mobile website is top notch too!
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #223 on: October 15, 2010, 08:01:03 PM »
Quote from: Peter Griffin, Yesterday
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #224 on: October 15, 2010, 08:03:25 PM »
The Guardian update blog was tremendous and I have a new found respect for them.  I used to write them off a a bunch of manc loving bastards but they prove their mettle throughout the whole debacle.
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #225 on: October 15, 2010, 08:03:42 PM »
The Guardian live update blog was tremendous and I have a new found respect for them.  I used to write them off a a bunch of manc loving bastards but they prove their mettle throughout the whole debacle.
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #226 on: October 15, 2010, 08:04:15 PM »
Twas a great idea (from a liverpool point of view anyway) having that live blogging, I started off on twitter which I have suddenly realised has a purpose to sticking to the guardian with my finger pressed on F5 all day, brilliant stuff, its great having news that fast especially when it means you don't have to put on skysports news.
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #227 on: October 15, 2010, 08:04:55 PM »
Yep, absolutely fantastic. an absolute god sent the last few days. Bravo guardian.

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #228 on: October 15, 2010, 08:05:02 PM »
The Live blog was invaluable stuff, I probably nicked most of their stuff over the last three days. Excellent effort from the Guardian, left all the other mainstream media outlets way behind this week.

As a twatterphobe I have to admit to becoming hooked on Twitter in the last two days too.  Now I know why Rushian is hardly on here anymore too!

Me too with the Twitter thing.  Never had use of it before but ideal in this sort of legal crisis.  Our Texan twitter was a godsend too.

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #229 on: October 15, 2010, 08:08:02 PM »
First rate jounalism and coverage from a top notch newspaper

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #230 on: October 15, 2010, 08:25:41 PM »
And so, with perfect timing, John Henry's New England Sports Ventures has bought Liverpool Football Club for £300m.

The Royal Bank of Scotland has had its debts paid off. Unpopular former owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett are left to threaten courtroom retribution. It's Friday night and Liverpool fans can think about a big weekend, celebrating the end of H&G and the arrival of new owners who come highly-recommended by Boston Red Sox supporters, and looking forward to the Merseyside derby on Sunday afternoon. (John Ashdown will be MBMing the game).

(And I can head off on a footy tour to Cardiff without worrying about the live blog).

It has been an extraordinary few days, featuring four court hearings, two actual takeover offers, one phantom offer and much, much more. Thank you all for reading, commenting, tweeting, emailing - your contribution has been much appreciated.

It only remains to say Good Luck to Liverpool's new owners. And leave you with, what else, but the Kop anthem.

And what a last post! The video brought a tear to my eye remembering http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/blog/2010/oct/15/liverpool-fc-sale-live-coverage-dallas-hicks-henry

Some people on here have given the Guardian stick for some things in the past but they miss the point of what they do. They give serious news coverage but like true fans take the piss as well, no sacred cows and no-one immune from their jokes (they stick they have given the likes of Mr Alex Ferguson in the past goes well beyond what any other paper would ever contemplate)

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #231 on: October 15, 2010, 08:30:26 PM »
Excellent sports coverage anyway but it's been a vital source of information over this messy week. Well done guys. Absolutely brilliant, top quality journalism.
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #232 on: October 15, 2010, 09:01:26 PM »
Thanks You.

The whole coverage has been nothing short of fantastic. Its very rare you see this kind of journalism now a days.
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #233 on: October 15, 2010, 09:03:03 PM »
Excellent stuff from the Guardian throughout.  When you compare it with Murdoch's rags, well, no comparison.

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #234 on: October 15, 2010, 09:03:07 PM »
Its why newspapers shouldn't be behind a paywall.
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #235 on: October 15, 2010, 09:04:16 PM »
Well Done to The Guardian!

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #236 on: October 15, 2010, 09:32:47 PM »
Agreed, it was on the guardian site that i saw those tw*ts restraining order and who the dallas tit was dealing with who i emailed all last night and his poxy court staff
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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #237 on: October 15, 2010, 09:37:20 PM »
Guardian were brilliant. Got the news far quicker than the bbc

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #238 on: October 15, 2010, 09:38:30 PM »
Yeah thought about sending a thank you e-mail yesterday myself,

Proper well done and thanks a lot to all of them that helped with the live updates!

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Re: Thank you Guardian.
« Reply #239 on: October 15, 2010, 09:39:09 PM »
Would expect nothing less from such a good paper. Thanks, guys.
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