Author Topic: FC Class & Dignity. The Senior club in the city thread.(The new Everton thread)  (Read 1012940 times)

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So the rationale that Everton and United fans are using is that the sporting integrity of the competition has been broken because of the delay in completing fixtures. We have had a similar situation before.

The Big Freeze of 1963: When Football was put on Ice
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We often hear managers calling for a winter break in January due to the heavily congested post-Christmas fixture programme, but during the 1962/63 season football enjoyed something of an enforced three-month sabbatical due to freak weather conditions, which threatened not only the national game, but the country as a whole.

When Middlesbrough finally overcame Blackburn Rovers in a replay at Ayresome Park on the 11th March 1963, it ended one of the most chaotic third round weekends in the history of the FA Cup. The round of games, which had begun back on January 5th would take an astonishing 66 days before being completed as the season looked like it might never end.

The winter of 1963 was one of the coldest in living memory. Snow swept across the nation on Boxing Day 1962, and in many places it remained on the ground until late March. The situation wasn’t helped by arctic winds which led to huge snow drifts up to 20 feet feet deep in some places.

Officially it was the coldest month of the 20th century that January, with temperatures of -19 degrees Celsius being recorded in several locations with the average temperature failing to get above freezing; it was that cold that rivers had lumps of ice in them and even the sea froze solid.

Not surprisingly the country was brought to a standstill, while the weather also played havoc with the sporting calendar. Horse racing was was temporarily cancelled with no meetings taking place in England for four months, but football was one of the sports hit most severely and particularly the FA Cup.

Lincoln City’s game with Coventry City was postponed an astonishing 14 times, while in Scotland a cup tie between Stranraer and Airdrie was called-off no fewer than 33 times. Things weren’t much better in Yorkshire either as Barnsley were only able to play two matches between 22nd December and March 12th.



I think it is only fair that season 62/63 has an asterisk placed against it.

That has nothing to do with Everton winning the League and United winning the cup. It is all about sporting integrity honest.
 
One thing does need to be said: in the post-Benitez era, there was media-led clamour (but also some politicking going on at the club) to make the club more English; the idea being that the club had lost the very essence of what it means to be ‘Liverpool’. Guillem Ballague 18/11/10

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Winter 63 was ace for them anyway, they could walk from Birkenhead to the Pier Head as the Mersey was frozen. I assume they could walk from Rhyl to Thurstaston as well.


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Brilliant find - that needs spreading around more! ;D
Rafa Benitez: "I'll always keep in my heart the good times I've had here, the strong and loyal support of the fans in the tough times and the love from Liverpool. I have no words to thank you enough for all these years and I am very proud to say that I was your manager. Thank you so much once more and always remember: You'll never walk alone."

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^ AL666

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Winter 63 was ace for them anyway, they could walk from Birkenhead to the Pier Head as the Mersey was frozen. I assume they could walk from Rhyl to Thurstaston as well.



 ;D ;D.

They probably blamed it on redshite behaviour turning the Royal Blue Mersey white.
One thing does need to be said: in the post-Benitez era, there was media-led clamour (but also some politicking going on at the club) to make the club more English; the idea being that the club had lost the very essence of what it means to be ‘Liverpool’. Guillem Ballague 18/11/10

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For fucks sake Al they're gonna claim the first league title with an asterisk now

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For fucks sake Al they're gonna claim the first league title with an asterisk now
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Rafa Benitez: "I'll always keep in my heart the good times I've had here, the strong and loyal support of the fans in the tough times and the love from Liverpool. I have no words to thank you enough for all these years and I am very proud to say that I was your manager. Thank you so much once more and always remember: You'll never walk alone."

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For fucks sake Al they're gonna claim the first league title with an asterisk now

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So bloody what? If you watch football to be absolutely miserable then go watch cricket.

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I bet some are already claiming that our opponents will be weakend more by Covid than we are .
"All the lads have been talking about is walking out in front of the Kop, with 40,000 singing 'You'll Never Walk Alone'," Collins told BBC Radio Solent. "All the money in the world couldn't buy that feeling," he added.

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I bet some are already claiming that our opponents will be weakend more by Covid than we are .

Harry Kane is apparently weighed down by the virus...
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For fucks sake Al they're gonna claim the first league title with an asterisk now
For goodness sake.  :duh

They'll have that up on their 'Firsts' mural before we get chance to earn our own asterisk.

I'm gutted, as I've grown attached to my asterisk. He's cute. * 😁
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I bet some are already claiming that our opponents will be weakend more by Covid than we are .
If some of the photos doing the rounds are correct, then they'd be right.

It would appear that while Liverpool have been highly professional and positive, certain opposition players have been eating all the pies whilst bleating endless negativity.

Maybe these apparent mindset differences also account for us being 25 points ahead before C-19 hit?
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For fucks sake Al they're gonna claim the first league title with an asterisk now
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Two asterisks for 1962/63 though, because their undersoil heating installed at great expense in 1958 meant they had far fewer games called off than their rivals. So in effect they bought the title.
One thing does need to be said: in the post-Benitez era, there was media-led clamour (but also some politicking going on at the club) to make the club more English; the idea being that the club had lost the very essence of what it means to be ‘Liverpool’. Guillem Ballague 18/11/10

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:D :D


Two asterisks for 1962/63 though, because their undersoil heating installed at great expense in 1958 meant they had far fewer games called off than their rivals. So in effect they bought the title.

Fuck sake, they completely destroyed the integrity of the season didn't they? :no
Rafa Benitez: "I'll always keep in my heart the good times I've had here, the strong and loyal support of the fans in the tough times and the love from Liverpool. I have no words to thank you enough for all these years and I am very proud to say that I was your manager. Thank you so much once more and always remember: You'll never walk alone."

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:D :D


Two asterisks for 1962/63 though, because their undersoil heating installed at great expense in 1958 meant they had far fewer games called off than their rivals. So in effect they bought the title.
That's three asterisks for 62/63 because they were taking Speed pills all season.

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We've social distanced from Everton all season.

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That's three asterisks for 62/63 because they were taking Speed pills all season.
Ah yes. The shite were on amphetamines in the 61/62 and 62/63 title winning season.

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But Everton being delayed winning trophies is not abnormal, it is to be expected

Worth noting that Everton qualified for the european cup but were knocked out without scoring a single goal

That season they had been knocked out of the fairs cup by Dunfermline Athletic

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But Everton being delayed winning trophies is not abnormal, it is to be expected

Worth noting that Everton qualified for the european cup but were knocked out without scoring a single goal

That season they had been knocked out of the fairs cup by Dunfermline Athletic


in 1971 they got knocked out of the european cup by Panathinaikos, when the round before they knocked out a pretty good moenchengladbach team (who the year before won their second title in a run of 5 in 8 years and won the UEFA cup 3 years later when that was the harder competition to win)

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in 1971 they got knocked out of the european cup by Panathinaikos, when the round before they knocked out a pretty good moenchengladbach team (who the year before won their second title in a run of 5 in 8 years and won the UEFA cup 3 years later when that was the harder competition to win but for some reason were shite in Europe in 72/73 & 76/77, any other seasons they were boss)

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