Discussion Forum

Ken Smith
Ken Smith
Mr
Joined: June 18, 2020 11:01 pm
Last seen: August 6, 2023 7:04 pm
Topics: 16 / Replies: 2116
Reply
RE: Cricket

However in the haste to drive me to James Cook Hospital I only had time to wear a smock, no underwear, no spectacles, and no other clothing but fortun...

2 months ago
Reply
RE: Boro Transfers In and Out For Season 23/2

Today was a landmark in my recovery as I was able to get myself unaided out of bed for the first time in over 3 months. Of course I still relied on my...

3 months ago
Reply
RE: Boro Transfers In and Out For Season 23/24

Obviously my choice of England Test cricketers could have included Graham Gooch, John Edrich, David Gower, Peter May and Colin Cowdrey, it’s always a ...

3 months ago
Reply
RE: Boro Transfers In and Out For Season 23/24

I know many diasborians are watching the Ashes cricket series as well as I. But always intrigued by numbers I have discovered the complete set of pers...

3 months ago
Reply
RE: Boro Transfers In and Out For Season 23/24

Struggling to grip a pen or even a spoon I’m grateful for the concern shown by fellow diasborians. At the moment I’m looking forward to the cricket As...

3 months ago
Reply
RE: Boro Transfers In and Out For Season 23/24

Let’s forget about last season, no excuses Boro were clearly not quite good enough and I don’t expect them to reach the playoffs next season, perhaps ...

4 months ago
Reply
RE: Match Previews

It would be remiss of me not to thank Bob and Andy for all their hard work in producing previews of Boro’s matches, but also the work of Werder and es...

4 months ago
Reply
RE: Rugby League is back without scrums

At least the Boro have won some silverware this season. It may not be the football club, but the Rugby Union fifteen have just won the Yorkshire Cup b...

4 months ago
Reply
RE: Playoff Semi-Final 2nd Leg Boro v Coventry

As one of the few who anticipated that defeat last night I take no pleasure in being correct. As Philip stated let’s take a break from football until ...

4 months ago
Reply
RE: Playoff Semi-Final 2nd Leg Boro v Coventry

Anyone who has read Arthur Appleton’s “Hot Bed of Soccer” can be in no doubt that Middlesbrough Football Club IS and always HAS BEEN a big club. I ag...

4 months ago
Reply
RE: Yorkshire CCC

Following another shambolic display by Yorkshire CCC the news that Jonny Bairstow has repiaced Chris Woakes in the England team is excellent news alth...

4 months ago
Reply
RE: Playoff Semi-Final 2nd Leg Boro v Coventry

In my opinion Boro must attack and score early. That’s what I found so boring yesterday, that Boro especially in the second half didn’t go for the jug...

4 months ago
Reply
RE: Playoff Semi-Final, 1st Leg - Coventry v Boro

The Mackems must be rubbing their hands in glee! In what was one of the most boring of matches by Boro who seem to have lost their way, and I can’t se...

4 months ago
Reply
RE: Playoff Semi-Final, 1st Leg - Coventry v Boro

I’m not particularly a Sunderland fan but I’m pleased they won today quite deservedly in my opinion and have a good chance of reaching Wembley where M...

4 months ago
Reply
RE: Playoff Semi-Final, 1st Leg - Coventry v Boro

I NEVER worry about football or Boro or things in general nowadays that I have no control over. I wasn’t always like that, but in the great scheme of ...

4 months ago
Reply
RE: Playoff Semi-Final, 1st Leg - Coventry v Boro

Based on the performances since Michael Carrick became manager, l agree that Boro WOULD and SHOULD win the playoffs, but based on current form Boro ha...

5 months ago
Reply
RE: Boro v Coventry

What is the point of having a two leg playoff? I agree that it prolongs the season and gives more clubs some purpose. However the National League, plu...

5 months ago
Reply
RE: Boro v Coventry

Sometimes past statistics are worth considering when forecasting today’s matches, so here are three facts that might eliminate any doubts that Boro ma...

5 months ago
Reply
RE: Classical Music

Music doesn’t let you down as there are never any losers if one watches your favourite singers, lyricists or musicians. Depending on my mood I much pr...

5 months ago
Reply
RE: Boro v Coventry

My problem as a 5 feet 5 weakling is that I’m unable to increase my weight which has dropped from an overweight 12 stone to 10 stone despite not drink...

5 months ago
Reply
RE: Classical Music

Although Diasboro was formed specifically for opinions about Middlesbrough Football Club, it has become a forum for many diverse subjects, my abiding ...

5 months ago
Reply
RE: Rotherham v Boro

With other things on my mind this week I didn’t look at my iPad yesterday so until l had a telephone conversation with Clive Hurren last night I was u...

5 months ago
Reply
RE: Rotherham v Boro

I reckon that Boro need to beat Coventry next Monday if only to eliminate them from the playoffs, as I’d much prefer to face Millwall in the playoffs ...

5 months ago
Reply
RE: Rotherham v Boro

I enjoyed my chat with Forever Dormo a couple of months back and send my best wishes to his wife hoping that she is now well on the road to a full rec...

5 months ago
Reply
RE: Rotherham v Boro

Thanks to everyone who has supported me in my hour of need, especially Deleriad whose knowledge of palliative care has boosted my ego. It’s been sugge...

5 months ago
Reply
RE: Rotherham v Boro

I’m not sure whether this is the end of my existence or the beginning of the end but I’m now being considered for palliative care. I’ve always been aw...

5 months ago
Reply
RE: Luton v Boro

As a great supporter of our local teams I thought I’d give folks an insight into how the season has evolved. Having written about Hartlepool United’s ...

5 months ago
Reply
RE: Luton v Boro

I wasn’t sure where to give my thoughts on Hartlepool United’s likely relegation to the National League, but as many Boro fans were grateful for allow...

5 months ago
Reply
RE: Luton v Boro

Not too sure that Luton will finish 3rd yet. If Blackburn beat Luton, then the Hatters might find it difficult to overcome Hull City on the evidence o...

5 months ago
Reply
RE: Luton v Boro

A few hours of ‘liegen schweigen’ from me about today’s match, suffice to say how gutted I am about Hartlepool’s defeat and the rain at Hove yesterday...

5 months ago
Page 1 / 72