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Tonight's Football Violence And Vandalism.

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Jude Fawley, Jul 11, 2018.

  1. nizebaby

    nizebaby Star commenter

    Read the words of La Marseillaise. Horrible bloodthirsty stuff. !
  2. sparkleghirl

    sparkleghirl Star commenter

    Off topic but just a bit, this is a Portuguese ad campaign for the health service: 75% of calls to 112 are not emegencies

  3. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    Give the betting odds.

    The thing is, England are currently down at 5:1 to win the world cup according to the bookmakers, so mindless yobbery tonight could result in the fans missing Sunday's game.

    For those who don't understand betting odds, what this means is if you bet say £100 on England, you lose a hundred quid.
    Geoff Thomas and vinnie24 like this.
  4. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

  5. les25paul

    les25paul Star commenter

    Not all football fans are yobs, but most yobs are football fans,
  6. nomad

    nomad Star commenter

    I am sick to death of that bloody song!
    coffeekid and Mermaid7 like this.
  7. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

    The neighbour's getting angry!
  8. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    By your account, your neighbours have had a relatively easy life, compared to most. They're bound to get angry when it doesn't always go their way.

    But I doubt they'll be trashing the neighbourhood. Football yobs are just folk who latched onto a sport for an opportunity to express their anger about the lives they live. Unable to succeed in a career, unable to play football, unable to build meaningful relationships with anyone except other football yobs.

    If they weren't so thick, they be be able to earn a living as criminals.

    Note I'm talking about football yobs, rather than football fans, but it's a fine line that divides them, once the mania gets a grip.
  9. Mermaid7

    Mermaid7 Occasional commenter

    Mine too!
  10. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

    I fear for the petunias.
  11. lapinrose

    lapinrose Star commenter

    Can anyone explain the meaning of 'football's coming home', has a football been left somewhere? Grammatically it makes no sense, I hate football and will be glad when TV is back to normall!!
  12. nomad

    nomad Star commenter

    I could, but there's no need to.

    It won't be coming home. Not this year anyhow.
  13. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    Ain't it marvelous? I've spent all night trying to get my grandfather's waistcoat on ebay, just manage to get it listed, turn on the wireless, only to find that England let me down. What's it all about?
  14. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    Over here we're back to doing buses for Bonfire Night.
    drvs, Geoff Thomas and sparkleghirl like this.
  15. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    Better than the dirge sung by Ireland.
  16. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    It was invented in England, supposedly but Hungary stole it in the fifties and then it was passed around Brazil, Germany, Italy, Uruguay and others. Now it will be back in England. It won't be for a while yet.
  17. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    You could try singing "dolazi kući" as an antidote. Apparently that's Croatian for 'It's coming home'.
    nomad likes this.
  18. Geoff Thomas

    Geoff Thomas Star commenter

    Today's the day!
    racroesus likes this.
  19. Geoff Thomas

    Geoff Thomas Star commenter

    To what extent does the apparent total loss of news values contribute to the overall problem?

    Last night's 6 o'clock news on BBC TV spent the first twelve minutes on a football match which hadn't happened.
  20. xmal

    xmal Established commenter

    Are the media covering it all up? There's nothing in the news about any violence.

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