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Forever Dormo
Forever Dormo
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RE: January Transfer window

I don't really know why I dived into Constantine the Great and Christian history in pre-Reformation Britain - save to say that Constantine is, sort of...

4 hours ago
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RE: January Transfer window

@martin-bellamy - You are right that the latest Census showed as reduction in people identifying as Christian. God forbid there should be a war becau...

7 hours ago
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RE: January Transfer window

@martin-bellamy - They would CERTAINLY have been Christian names 800 years ago. Then (in 1223) virtually everyone in England would have been a Christi...

9 hours ago
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RE: January Transfer window

@jarkko - The player has a Turkish father and has played for Turkey at youth age-group levels (though I think more recently he has also played in Eng...

16 hours ago
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RE: Boro v Watford

@original-fat-bob - Thanks for that link, OFB. The stats for Boro v Watford in the last decade are more than grim. Let's hope our team, minus Fry, p...

2 days ago
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RE: Sunderland v Boro

@clive-hurren - Very kind of you, Clive. At least all this endless speculation about football keeps the grey cells working, for the present at least...

3 days ago
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RE: January Transfer window

Gestede re-wrote the laws of physics (and anatomy) by missing a headed goal against Swansea that was IMPOSSIBLE to miss from so close. Einstein, Gale...

4 days ago
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RE: Boro v Watford

Darvel (who??) 1-0 Aberdeen yesterday in the Scottish FA Cup. A team from the 6th tier of Scottish football from a town with a population of 3,600 b...

4 days ago
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RE: Boro v Watford

Fair comment by you in your starter, AndyR. Watford is possibly not the game you'd choose after losing at Sunderland yesterday but we have to play wh...

4 days ago
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RE: Sunderland v Boro

I have had some further time to think about Sunderland v Boro. On reflection, I can see that the use of arms by Fry might easily be seen as a foul by ...

5 days ago
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RE: Sunderland v Boro

@philip-of-huddersfield - The tweet of 1.58pm is the last I have read following the game, before starting to type this. I haven't disagreed much with ...

6 days ago
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RE: Sunderland v Boro

@ken - I know you like The Arts and, though unable to travel out these days, you have access via the internet to the digital world out there. In that ...

7 days ago
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RE: Sunderland v Boro

@k-p-in-spain - I fiercely want Boro to win the game as well. Then again, I want them to win every game. Two more sleeps...

1 week ago
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RE: Sunderland v Boro

@ken - I suppose on your analysis Boro could never have a local derby. Hartlepool and Darlington are not likely to be in the same division/league as ...

1 week ago
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RE: Sunderland v Boro

@david-in-cumbria - Hope you're feeling better soon.

1 week ago
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RE: Sunderland v Boro

Players' wages - MY BAD (as youngsters say, these days) but I SHOULD have said £19K for McNair rather than £17K, and I should have included Muniz in t...

1 week ago
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RE: Sunderland v Boro

Players' wages - Just read an article in the Hartlepool Mail that lists the wages of the highest-paid 15 Boro players. I knew that Steffen, being a M...

1 week ago
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RE: Sunderland v Boro

@exmil - Thanks for the link. He certainly sounds the part, doesn't he? And walking the walk as well, so far...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Sunderland v Boro

@lenmasterman - Cracking post. You certainly know your O'Niens. @OFB - Thanks for letting me know where you got the 67% Boro win and 33% draw predi...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Sunderland v Boro

Well done OFB and Powmill-Naemore - especially after the brief "loss in availablilty" from the Diasboro site. Like Powmill I enjoyed the "carrickatu...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Millwall

The first thing to say is that I have enjoyed reading the posts after the Millwall game, some of which are as good and as perceptive a collection of c...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Millwall

@john-richardson - I reccognise that losing a pet who has been with you for many years will feel like losing a close family member. Many sympathies. ...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Millwall

@deleriad - Thanks for the Chuba Akpom goal-fest. Enjoyed reminding myself about those goals! Let's hope Chuba can add to his total against Millwall...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Millwall

@ken - Like others, I am very sorry to hear about the news from your oncologist. However I send my very best wishes and hope the outlook turns out bet...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Millwall

AndyR - Thanks for the starter. I would be delighted with the 2-1 win suugested by OFB but would be happy with any win at all. A clean sheet would b...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Brighton

@ken - That really is very kind, Ken, so thank you!

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Brighton

Boro v Brighton - FA Cup 3rd Round. I thought I'd put a few thoughts down here, the morning after the game, before reading either the Sunday newspap...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Brighton

It all depends on the teams selected. If Boro puts out a strong team and Brighton rests a lot of players, it could easily be 2-1 to Boro. We could e...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Brighton

@original-fat-bob - I agree your comment from yesterday at 12.10pm about the job Michael Carrick has been doing so far at Middlesbrough. I don't thin...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Brighton

@deleriad - Brighton has a very good Premier League team, but they are extremely unlikely to win the title. So for them the concentration should be o...

3 weeks ago
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