Thursday, 10 December 2015

Just say MO to Fury

Well it's nearly Christmas time and that must mean one thing: it's time for the old 'Sports Personality! That's a contradiction in terms!' joke. Done.

Except this year there's one candidate who, for reasons best known to himself, is very much a 'personality'. Chris Froome. I jest. Chris Froome looks like a face found on a EU-banned potato, but has less charisma. I meant, of course, Max Whitlock. He's a gymnast, but not the one who did the dancing competition on the telly. I'm sure he's got a terrific personality but I wouldn't know as I'm still not quite sure who he is. 

No the real lively folk are Lucy Bronze and Lizzie Armitstead. Lucy was like a left-back who scored a top-notch goal and then that other lass scored that quirky own-goal and English football confirmed what it always knew about itself - heroic, noble, unsuccessful.

Lizzie is good at riding a bike. And is full of personality. Then there's Greg and Mo and Jess, the 2012 triptych revisited. All lovely. The real problem is the big beardie boxer bloke with the preposterous name. Tyson Fury. A colourful character, isn't he? He could have his own comic strip, couldn't he?

And as with many men who have built a career on punching people in the face, a man who rarely engages his brain before he speaks. Which is not to say he doesn't think before he fists someone's nose. Indeed the way he masterminded the defeat of the untopplable Klitschko was impressive stuff. But this isn't about whether he's got ringcraft. It's whether a homophobe and misogynist should be on the list in the first place.

Now this is a tricky one. First of all, he does talk bollocks. That is without question. His mouth opens and it's like a bin being emptied into a dustcart. My biggest hope is that Klitschko wins the rematch by a knock-out, announces he's gay and then snarls at Fury's stricken body "The best place for an intolerant bastard is on his back."

Of course, since the issue has caused much fence-sitting at the BBC and condemnation from right-minded folk everywhere, Tyson has sought to clarify his remarks about womankind and the oft-noted link between Satanism and homosexuality. His first attempt was:"Tyson Fury loves everyone, Tyson Fury doesn't hate anyone". And Robbo Robson hates anyone who uses the third person when talking about themselves.

The second effort saw an eerie glint come across his eyes as he sought to enlighten folks as to the attractions of Jesus Christ. Now I'm no expert but I don't remember the parts of the New Testament where Jesus says "Shalt it not be okay to twatteth another in the mush for money?" Or the part where Christ beseeches Mary Magdalene to leave his feet alone get on her back but not before the slapper's made a decent brew.

Of course there is that bit when poor Jesus is in the wilderness and the Devil appears unto him and tempts him into sinfulness by introducing him to a lithe and well-toned Nubian homosexual named Maurice.

But I digress. The question is: Should Tyson Fury be on the list? And the answer to that is 'yes'. Should he be allowed to say stupid things? Yes. It's called Freedom Of Speech. People have fought very hard over the years to be permitted to say what they like; many of those striving for such opportunities have been and still are gay and/or female.

We should not tolerate his bilious garbage, we should challenge it, preferably during SPOTY. I'd love to see Clare Balding having a right old pop at him. "Sorry for being here Tyson, but I've been resting up for this conversation - on my back - while Satan cooed sweet nothings in my ear."

Ban him and he just dribbles off back under that bridge and where them stupid goats trip-trap over the river. And spout even more cack whenever he is moved to speak publicly.

My SPOTY would be Mo Farah. Unless the Salazar allegations get in the way, he's a shoo-in. My overseas personality of the year would be Louis Van Gaal. Now there's a bloke with charisma, personality and a great sense of humour. This week he surpassed himself with:

"We are better than last year."

Well maybe, but that's like saying a firm turd is better than a runny one. It's still, at the end of the day, shit. Now obviously being 4th and getting beaten by the might Boro in the League Cup is no great shame, unless it's cost you a quarter of a billion quid to get there. LVG resembles one of them dopey toffs on Grand Designs who has to dolefully admit that everything is costing way more than he ever thought possible, and that's just for the foundations.

He added: 'It was a tough group."

Really? PSV, Wolfsburg, CSKA. Well now you mention there's an almost overwhelming European pedigree amongst that lot isn't there? Every one of them awash with modern greats of the game like the Polish winger Ooji-watzhit and the Ghanaian wonderboy Thimgummi. I mean, puh-lease, Louise. That's a cushy first six games, mate.

And if it was a tricky group and they are a bit better than they were, Manchester United are certainly, more than anything else, as dull as this font. I've been more entertained by the movement of the hour hand on the town clock in Yarm. 

There are mutterings that Van Gaal might be coaxed towards the exit door while Carlo Ancelotti does his regular successful two-year stint and gets ditched with his dignity intact. What's for certain is that United need to get a bit more bloody lively. Failure's bad enough. Turgid failure's unforgiveable. 

Arsenal's failure didn't come to pass, of course. In fact underneath all that po-faced sobriety Arsene had just a twinkle of smugness. And Giroud, a man maligned for appearing to be Bendtner Mk II when he's far from it, took his chances well. 

Pellegrini had a smile on his face too, which is hard to tae when normally, even in victory, the bloke looks like he's just witnessed a fatal car-crash. And Mourinho was all humility and diffidence. Yeah, whatever. I'm sure there's some myopic match officials just waiting to undermine him on Monday night. 

Citeh and Arsenal should still be smiling by then. Villa can't possibly stop a team so burgeoning with confidence and Swansea, without a manager, could have an easier away-day than the Etihad. 

By then we should also have learnt that either Mo Farah has won SPOTY or an entire fraternity of British sportsmen are wandering around the streets of Belfast urging women to take Jesus into their hearts and fall on their backs with. 

Just say MO, people. 





108 comments:

  1. I'll vote for Mo even though he's obviously the worst manifestation of the massive muslim problem that hairpiece of shit trump keeps telling us we've got.As for trumps spiritual kinsman tyson fury well the evidence so far is that he's mentally subnormal

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    1. btw Robbo your up to #3 on this list of sports websites http://www.blogtopsites.com/sports/

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  2. Good stuff Robbo, my vote, if I had one, would go to Eddie Davis. Completing the forecast, A.P. McCoy. My other vote, if I had one, would go to whoever isn't named Donald Trump, although he does have some fine golf courses. I think he's given up on the Presidency now but will keep yapping garbage for as long as they stick a microphone in his face. It's all fodder for his next book and the 7 figure speaking engagements.

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  3. Froomey gets my vote (obviously)

    Team of the year should be Andy Murray.

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  4. A mate of mine sent me a GIF to remind me that our new lineal heavyweight champion once threw an uppercut that bounced off his opponent's gloves, and he hit himself in the face. I think that's a great symbol of what happens when Fury opens his mouth, as well as the sorry state the once-great heavyweight title has come to. Fury's 'boxing' is just abysmal. Klitschko found himself simultaneously older and smaller than an opponent, and I don't see him changing either condition...

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  5. If Fury wins then Trump is a shoe-in for the overseas award. I reckon Andy Murray should win both the individual and the team award. He showed more emotion in the Davis cup win than ever before. As it will be another 50 years before we win it again let Andy have it this year and give it to Mo after the 2016 olympics.

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  6. At the end of the day, SPOTY is about sportsman's/woman's PERSONALITY (courage, guts, balls-if any, commitment and all-round inspiration) and not necessarily about the actual sporting achievement, per say. It is definitely not about being a gob-shite so-called 'character' (both/either gobby or shite)... For me, the stand out contenders are: Lizzy Armitstead for gloriously winning the almost impossible race, Chris Froome, for winning the hardest ever competition in the world, twice, and in spite of everything having been thrown at him, and Andy Murray, for near single-handedly dragging the GB team from the brink and inspiring the nation to a magnificent win and putting aside his flirtations with the 'YES' campaign last year. He is a true grit Brit, ata boy!
    SashPie

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  7. Couple of Port Vale stories.

    http://www.skysports.com/football/news/11738/10095602/port-vale-owner-blasted-over-jimmy-floyd-hasselbaink-decision

    http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/SMURTHWAITE-intended-brand-Vale-fans-thugs/story-28342410-detail/story.html

    You wouldn't get that at The Brit Blogidy ;-p

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  8. Has to be the superbly morose Scot for SPOTY, after he led Team GB to their first victory in the Davis Cup since great-great granny got her left tit caught in a mangle.
    Tyson Fury is nothing more than a massive spunktrumpet, and is rather good at a sport that no-one gives a jizzknuckle about anymore, now it's bben completely removed from the public arena by that nasty little Australian.

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  9. Thanks for the link jacks. its an on going pantomime and that why i love it, smurfs a disappointment but they always are when they realise how much its going to cost them to keep the club afloat (ask trots). he seemed real but it was because he was amateurish and professionals these days are professionally inscrutable. anything said on twitter is loading the gun of your critics and you know what footballs like.

    ive seen posts which he deletes moaning about wanting to sell for some time - one was from his daughters wedding i think (he probably wouldnt have let her marry a black man because "her mum" would have given him a hard time) - all this hasselbank stuff, the fans are too racist etc what a load of bollocks loads of black players down the years have been heroes - there was one guy /valentino? jim gannon brought in i remember was abused racially and its unacceptable and i wouldnt claim there havent been incidents but i think and hope they are few and far between - one is one too many. but i only see them once or twice a season these days so maybe im wrong and if it is getting worse that would caused or associated with the rise of ukip in places like stoke, i guess.

    If you want to sell your club smurf it might have been an idea not to say im selling because the fans are thugs and racists (even if some are) its a bit like selling your house and warning about the neo nazi death cult next door. Truth is smurfs a coventry fan who never wanted sole ownership a d will go back now to the spanish beach from whence he came in 2013 and some other more or less venal capitalist will take his place.

    if any billionaire lower league fanboy saudi princes are reading this - listen to the smurf song


    can you pay 4 million quid?
    it cost him less so make a bid
    are you racist just like us?
    no its smurf he likes a fuss

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  10. Well that killed the conversation. That's the last time I parody the smurf song.

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  11. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjpVWKS_I7M

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    1. Fuckin hell trots I listened to that for 53 seconds before I felt like going on a rampage. I had to wind down with this

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWbMikrZ91U

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    2. understandable, this one has the same effect on me....
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17HRV8k1YMw

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    3. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh!

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  12. SLowest back line in the world - Chelsea pensioners vs fastest counter attacking team in christendom? Recipe


    Tell me why Chelsea are slow?
    We are slow but we dont know
    Do you lose most every game?
    Yes we do Jose we blame
    Does your captain shag your bird?
    If he does I have not heard
    LALALLALALLLALALLALLALLALALLALLALALLALALALA etc

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    1. Now THATS the last time (but one) i parody the smurf song

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    2. i was going to say recipe for a leicester victory but somehow the passing thought became recipe for a smurf song

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    3. Mistah Terry, he dead. Smurfed.

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  13. When 50% of the comments are you, you know it's time to log off

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    1. no, Blog, that just means it's time for everybody else to chime in!

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    2. Sorry for abandoning you blogs. Will try not to let it happen again.

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  14. Bit of a quandary for us gooners tonight. As much as I want to see Chelsea sink further into the creek (they haven't got a boat, nevermind a paddle) I don't know if I want Leicester to go top again. I think I'll settle for a 0-0 kick-em-up-in-the-air-fest and a 24 man brawl leading to charges and docked points. At least it'd give Jose something to moan about.

    Rastafairy.

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  15. Fuck me, this is the first time since the old BBC days that I have come here and the posts are current... well within an hour old that is.

    Of all the people you mention Robbo, I have only heard of Murray and Fury and as you, or some commenter, rightly pointed out he is just a gobshite, I have to go with Murray for SPOTY (whatever the fuck that is, obviously something to do with sport though.)

    I am still trying to come to terms with Arsenal being top of the PL (only for a few more minutes I would imagine) and managing to squeak through to the final 16 in Europe. Our stay in Europe looks like being short-lived again after drawing Barca, mind you that's better than drawing Midtjylland in the Europa thingy init.

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    1. If they sign Vardy quick they can win it, Bo

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    2. win the league or Champs league Bo and Wenger will bow out gracefully. If you don't he'll have to be pushed I fear.

      As for the posts being current, it's only an issue because you change time zones as often as Gary Lineker changes his skids.

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  16. Youve been warned http://www.telegraph.co.uk/wellbeing/health-advice/what-alcohol-does-to-your-body-after-the-age-of-40/

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  17. Mahrez getting the accolades. I love this quote from him :

    We have got 35 points, we need 42 to be safe

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    1. Humility indeed. Must have been influenced by the special one.

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    2. Leicester are so down to earth they're subterranean

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  18. I had been wishing Leicester well until I saw (on the BBC website) linekar saying he will do first MOTD next season in his undies if they win the league. It is wrong to say it but the old romantic in me would love the underdogs to win (I don't mean Man Utd).
    As for the Danish team from nowhere are they not the bunch who put out Southampton in the early stages. Shame Man City will be only team in quarters but it may keep them busy for a while. If the gooners win then it will truly be the Chinese year of the (under) dog.

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    1. Please let it not be s thong.

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    2. Dont worry, I wathnt going to thing a thong.

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    3. That buthineth with the thmurf thongth above wath a mathive dithinthentive.

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  19. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho: "We were the best team for 20-25 minutes, maybe for a maximum of 30 minutes. They were best team for an hour.

    Ok I've seen a blue moon. The end of the world is nigh. Thank to BBC website for the quote.

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    1. I personally liked the betrayal comment. You would think that, being the Special One, he would have seen it coming. In the dressing room, with his 11 disciples: "Verily I say unto you, that one of you shall betray me..." A bit more Easter than Christmas, but the comedy Chelsea have provided is the best present of all!

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  20. Just an errant thought but wouldn't you love to see a Leicester v Barca champs league match next season.

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  21. Speaking of SPOTY awards. Sports Illustrated has announced that Serena Williams is their winner, getting 1% of votes in their on-line poll of the public. American Pharoah got 47% and won the popular vote so why the fuck don't they give him the award? MY SI subscription would be cancelled if I had one.

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    1. American Pharaoh wouldn't have looked as sexy draped all over that throne. On the semi-serious side, they did mention that sportsmanship is a criteria (hard for a horse to show, and Serena didn't threaten to ram a ball down a linesperson's f***ing throat this year!), and that it's sportsPerson of the year, even though they opened themselves up to controversy by including a non-person in their poll.

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    2. By which I mean the horse, of course.

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    3. you tell that to Mr. Ed.

      Serena is a horse's ass in the personality department and she'd be a clear winner for the unsporting award.

      Best rehabbed attitude award, maybe? Best able to keep a lid on it for a change award? maybe? But getting 1% of the vote should answer all the doubts.

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    4. and last but not least, the SI award is for Sportsman Of The Year so personality isn't necessarily a factor, testicles might be, sementics I know, cough, cough.

      http://www.si.com/sportsmanofyear/2015/11/11/sports-illustrated-2015-sportsman-year-contenders

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    5. And why does Serena fail the testicle test?

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    6. Dunno, Amateur, but I'm remembering a funny bit where Jack Whitehall said something to the effect that Serena would push his face down into the pillow, have her way with him, then wipe her dick on the curtain and leave.

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    7. That is a scary image. I think some internet browsing is required urgently.

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    8. I couldn't search it directly on YouTube, but I think it was in one of the Big Fat Quizzes. Might have been 2012, when Whitehall and James Corden were being wildly inappropriate (and quite funny). I think they were reprimanded...

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  22. Was reading McNulty today who apologised for tipping Leicester to be relegated. Good news for them as he has said they will not finish in the top four. Time for a bet I think.

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    1. best outcome would be for McNugget to get relegated!

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  23. Never a big fan of my unfortunately local club Colchester United now Im whatever the opposite of fan is...BNP need to be nowhere near football. If he says that was in the past I dont care - like saying Im not a rapist anymore

    http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/leicester-defender-wayne-brown-forced-3357236

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    1. I was with BNP when I lived in Paris. Good bank, very helpful.

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  24. Mourinho is toast. BHB will not be pleased

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    1. Where is Bells when you want to take the p155? Apparently the list to replace Maureen includes Hiddink (possibly as an interim) Brendan Rodgers and Juande Ramos. Spurs had Ramos as a manager for a few months. Got fired when we got 2 points from our first 10 games of the season.


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    2. Ranieri deserves another go - in his four seasons Chelsea improved their points total season on season. He signed John Terry, William Gallas, Wayne Bridge and girlfriend, Claude Hey! Makélélé, Fat Frank and identified Drogba and Robben.

      Mourinho got the credit of course.

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    3. Bells is probably crying into her drink. I'm shocked because I thought they'd wait until Chelsea were out of the Champs League - obviously didn't fancy the draw. Man Poo fans are praying Chelsea poach the boring Dutchman.

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    4. where did he identify Robben, in a police line-up?

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    5. Bells will be fine, as long as the wine holds out. :)

      I'm sure Chelsea fans would love to see Ranieri again -- as long as he brings Mahrez and Vardy with him!

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    6. Blogs, why would Ranieri want to move from top of the table to a team fighting relegation?


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  25. I hate these quiet days in football when nothing happens. To be serious it has to be De Mateo again. Sorry for the spelling

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    1. That's the first name that occurred to me. I think he would approach the job with the mindset that he could actually succeed. Probably a deluded idea, with the dressing room in the shape it's rumored to be in...

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    2. As an ex player who won champs league with them he may be able to deal with the ego in a different way.

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  26. I think it's time for a new investor (let's call him Abman Roramovich) to sweep into Goodison, clean house, reunite The Special One with Lukaku, and finally give him the precious Stones he covets. On second thought...

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    1. It will be Pep to Man Utd, the special one to Bayern and LVG assistant to Giggs at Swansea. Two out of three wouldn't be bad.

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    2. with all Jose's redundancy checks, he could buy Bolton and still have pie money.

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    3. Jose to replace Manuel at City... transfer budget is no problem! Apparently Hiddink is strong candidate to Chelsea. If Pep really said that he prefer Old Trafford, then the MU board should bring him in ASAP. Then, let's have another big team sack a manager so Ancelotti can be slot in, e.g. Arsenal. Top managers galore!

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  27. They could do with Mick McCarthy at Chelsea,he's an excellent Championship manager.

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    1. I can't see anyone matching that £25 buy out clause in his contract, jacks

      http://www.eadt.co.uk/sport/mick_mccarthy_reveals_buy_out_clause_in_his_ipswich_town_contract_1_4348293

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  28. You'd think that after being at the Shed for so many years Jose would have had no problems finding the dressing room. Losing it must be a sign of early onset Alzheimers so it was probably best to get rid of him now rather than find him alongside that boy Line-Aker in undies on MOTD next year. Oh, sorry, MOTD only shows premier league games.

    Rastafairy

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  29. I find Jose hugely entertaining and as a manager he has something that no one else has, for better or for worse and we'll miss him. OK you wont but I will.

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    1. Turns out he says he'll be getting a job in the prem soon ... http://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/dec/19/jose-mourinho-sabbatical-chelsea-sacking

      So LVG, the atzec geezer at citeh and mourinho out or on the way out and incoming fire from mourinho and pep who will fill the other slot on the elite manager merry-go-round...is Simeone on board or is he actually commmitted to the club he actually works for?

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    2. You and I both, Blogs - I think I'm on record in these comments welcoming him back (and hoping someone would hire Rafa Benitez back so Jose could play mind games with him).

      But the losing made Moaning Maureen even more enjoyable. The smugness and delusion in the face of reality, giving way to sullen realization, were absolutely wonderful. It was almost as if he were going through the stages of grief, and had arrived at acceptance ("We're shit").

      On a different note, Blogs, may I say that you've been in top form with the comments of late. Funny and insightful - "the Aztec geezer" - had me chuckling.

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    3. Kind words Scott, but i just couldnt remember Montezuma's real name

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    4. I thought Pellegrini was Chilian - the Aztecs were Mexican. You might just get away with Inca.

      Spider

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  30. This is being dressed up as Wayne Brown "not being ready" for managing colchester united on a permanent basis. I hope it's actually a realisation by rob cowling the owner that anyone who has ever voted BNP and boasted about it can fuck right off.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/35125379

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  31. Maybe Chelsea could get their doctor back as coach. As well as ending the law suit she will show she can do better than the special one.

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    1. Coming this holiday season, it's Doctor Gaffer, the zany comedy about a physio who wins a lawsuit and is awarded a football manager's position by a judge - with hilarious results!

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  32. I think the real problem for mourinho was subbing JT. Suddenly you've got 11 players on the pitch with one eye on their wife in the stands

    Rastafairy

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  33. Moment of seriousness sorry. RIP Jimmy Hill. For many of us he was the face of football at an early age and for better or worse provided entertainment.

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    1. +1 RIP. Always ready to stick his chin out.

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    2. Had a head (chin) start on that, Blogs.


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    3. He was an up and coming youngster at Fulham in my early years. RIP Mr Hill.

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  34. What a season. Watford 3-0 Liverpool. Wonder what all those folks who climbed on the bandwagon behind ol' Klipp-Klopp and thought they'd win the league straight out of the gate are thinking now - Bring Back Brenda, perhaps? Let's Make it Maureen?

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    1. What a season indeed Scott. Leicester top, Palace, Watford and even Man Utd in the top 7. Might be that the new TV deal has given the "lesser" clubs so much money they can afford to keep their star players (eg Stones at Everton). Also might be that the top players at the top clubs aren't as good as they think they are (Wayne). there are certainly no outstanding teams (eg Real, Barca, Bayern), or weak teams, like there are in other European leagues.


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  35. What a season indeed Jedi. There is a real anticipation for Robbo's next blog. There is almost too much going on where will he start? Where will it end! Well done to Kevin Sinfield for runner up on SPOTY


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  36. Woo hoo. Well done Andy. Deserved that but I am disappointed to see Tyson Fury got more votes than Mo. What were people thinking ?

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  37. Pep to make the noisy neighbours even noisier and the Special One to replace the Chosen One's successor at Un**ed will make for an interesting new season. Who will replace Guus though, that's the big question.

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    1. dead right Bo - Im already relishing in anticipation the Man C/Pep vs Man U/Maureen conflict

      There's a must-read article on this on-going between the two best managers in the world in todays grauniad.

      On Maureen this hits the nail on the head, the barca top man explaining why the managers job went to the inexperienced Pep instead of Maureen :

      Soriano. “Mourinho is a winner, but in order to win he guarantees a level of tension that becomes a problem.”

      SO expect Jose to come out on top and then implode, but i think man u would take that given their post SAF slump.The article compares Mourinho to Milton's Satan bent on vindictive eternal revenge against a world he didnt make...

      http://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/dec/22/devil-and-jose-mourinho

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  38. Happy Xmas Robbo and everyone on here, thanks for the laughs and good luck to your teams unless you're playing us.

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    1. Hear him! Erm, read him! You know what I mean. Happy Christmas (and football) to Robbo and all!

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  39. Well said blogs happy Christmas to Robbo and the great (and funny) people here. With the amount of football over the festive period there will be joy and tears for sure.

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  40. And so this is Christmas
    It’s not looking good
    The foot of the Championship
    A spoon made of wood

    And so this is Christmas
    We’re deeper in debt
    The poor players wages
    Have not been paid yet

    And so this is Christmas
    Administration soon
    A 12 point deduction
    A miserable tune

    And so this is Christmas
    Neil Lennon in the shit
    His big brother John
    Won’t get him out of it

    We wish you a merry Christmas
    You can all take the piss
    While we watch Emile Heskey
    Hit another wild miss

    That's my little Christmas ditty, some parts copyrighted by John Lennon. Additional verses welcome.
    Merry Christmas Robbo and all of you.

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    1. From Everton:

      Lukaku shoots goalward
      Wide open, its maw
      But it's back off the woodwork
      God! Another shit draw!

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  41. Refugees in a boat
    About to capsize
    We hope that you float
    You Horwich Franchise

    It happened at the vale
    And the fans never quit
    So hope can prevail
    But we're still in the shit

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    1. where's the "like" button when you need it!

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  42. Looks like Louis is losing it;

    http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/football/35166770

    Walked out of his presser within 5 mins.

    Hilarious.

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    1. He can feel Maureen's breath on his neck H2. The hilarity may increase over the next few weeks, especially if, hopefully, Un**ed's results continue in the current vein.

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  43. A happy Christmas and a merry new year to all. The people of Syria and Iraq (not just ISIS) will be receiving gas and a myriad of bombs from santa. I can only hope that "colateral" damage is kept to a minimum.

    Jack, the reason you haven't had an e-mail from me for a while is, I have lost your e-mail address. Can you ask Mrs Jack to send it to me in a message on facebook. Cheers.

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  44. Also would like to wish everyone a Happy Christmas and a peaceful and prosperous New Year.

    Good luck to all your teams.

    Except you.

    You know who I mean.

    (An old school one from RBA there)

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  45. All the best to you and yours during the festive period.

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