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Football and TV

Discussion in 'General Football' started by Danishfurniturelover, 6 Mar 2017.

  1. Kandi1977

    Kandi1977 Barry Daines

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    Yeah, it's better to go with GGG. At least you get 45 minutes alone.
     
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  2. parklane1

    parklane1 Willie Hall

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    Whingers are usually happy clappers, they are happy clappers when things are going well and turn into wingers when they do not.
     
  3. milo

    milo Paul Miller Staff Member

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    I think we have different definitions. Whingers start getting on the team's and players back when we are not three nil up after five minutes, we have far too many of these in WHL. Happy clappers just look for the positives in everything, I don't think that they are too evident in the ground.

    We get lots of tourists now, of course, and S.Korean's who get the hump when Son isn't selected.
     
  4. Glenda's Legs

    Glenda's Legs Jimmy Neighbour

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    I was more intrigued by happy clappers turning into "wingers". The solution to our transfer 'woes'?
     
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  5. parklane1

    parklane1 Willie Hall

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    I wish they would WING off. :)
     
  6. Jordinho

    Jordinho Taffy O'Callaghan Staff Member

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  7. StephenH

    StephenH Gary Stevens

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    The 3pm blackout will disappear in two seasons at the most imo.
    Sky’s new owners have said this.
     
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  8. StephenH

    StephenH Gary Stevens

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    Napoli v Roma
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    19:30 tonight
    Eleven Sports 2
     
  9. Jordinho

    Jordinho Taffy O'Callaghan Staff Member

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  10. StephenH

    StephenH Gary Stevens

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    Sky will not like that.

    But I think it should be banned till after 9pm on every station.
     
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  11. greatwhitenorf

    greatwhitenorf Gerry Armstrong

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    Fcukin' television. What a racket.

    Just learned that all Premier League games in Canada, for the next three seasons, will no longer be shown on the cable networks I subscribe to. TSN pioneered PL football telecasts in this country in the '90s and has been a great friend to the game at so many levels. Their rivals, Sportsnet, split each week's games with TSN and do a less-accomplished job, but we get to see most games from England live every week.

    Now, news arrives that all PL games will be shown by that sketchy Russian-funded streaming service, DAZN. Not impressed in the least with what I've seen from CL games this year (yeah, they nicked that tournament away last year). Terrible commentators, witless and self-aggrandizing studio presenters and occasionally flakey feeds. All mine for $20 month.

    Football television. Bloody hell.
     
  12. monkeybarry

    monkeybarry Pedro Mendes

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    That really sucks for you, sorry to hear that.

    But I have to admit the bit in bold made me chuckle. I have images and Mounties riding through the snow on horseback, delivering the news door to door by an earth shattering telegram.:D
     
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  13. greatwhitenorf

    greatwhitenorf Gerry Armstrong

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    Here in Toronto, we rely on messages canoed through the frozen wildnerness by elite squadrons of Coureurs des Bois.

    [​IMG]

     
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  14. ricky2tricky4city

    ricky2tricky4city Christian Ziege

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    Mmmm...my IPTV take note.
     
  15. Seedy Ron

    Seedy Ron Paul Stalteri

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    mudshark Mitchell Thomas

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    Time the Monopolies Commission, or whoever's remit it is these days looked at these exclusive broadcast rights deals. Anti-competitive, price-fixing crap that would surely be stamped on toute suite in other sectors.
     
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    Robbo Steffen Iversen

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    Word. There's no competition if only one channel is allowed to broadcast a game.
     
  18. Jordinho

    Jordinho Taffy O'Callaghan Staff Member

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    There's also no competition when you can't get a complete product from one supplier as is the case in England.
     
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    Mr_B Jose Dominguez

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    south of the border, no FA cup games on tv here, can only watch on espn+, only $5 a month now but its a slippery slope......
     
  20. Jordinho

    Jordinho Taffy O'Callaghan Staff Member

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    Mostly pointless content for now as all the big games have been sold for the next few years, but it's a tiny step in the right direction.
     

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