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Martin Bellamy
Martin Bellamy
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Joined: June 19, 2020 3:04 pm
Last seen: January 27, 2023 9:23 pm
Topics: 20 / Replies: 664
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RE: January Transfer window

@forever-dormo Thanks for the history lesson - all those facts based on a myth. 😉 I was “christened” as a child, much like everyone else in the 50s....

9 hours ago
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RE: January Transfer window

@forever-dormo Would they have been “Christian” names 800 years ago? Then, and now, I prefer forename.

16 hours ago
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RE: Sunderland v Boro

Some lovely memories there, Ken. I’m finally writing this post from our new home, so hello everyone from North Yorkshire - it’s been quite a week, ...

1 week ago
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RE: Boro v Brighton

Off topic but I’ve just discovered this song from the Young ‘Uns written as part of Radio 2’s 21st Century Folk series. Well worth a listen:/p>

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Brighton

Here’s a rare match report from the Guardian:

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Brighton

I see that MacAllister is on the bench - who was the last World Cup winner to play at the Riverside?

3 weeks ago
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RE: January Transfer window

@original-fat-bob I didn’t realise that she’s married to Frank Spraggon.

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Brighton

The Guardian are gushing over MC’s managerial performance so far (and praising JW to boot):

3 weeks ago
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RE: January Transfer window

@original-fat-bob A trivial fact, compared with that great insight, ofb: my sister, Linda, used to work with Shep’s daughter at C&A’s. She’s quite...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Birmingham v Boro

Another £10 well spent and another deserved win. The Championship is bonkers isn’t it? Any team that can put a good run of wins together can secure a ...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Blackburn. V Boro

@forever-dormo I remember Charlton coming off and, even then, realising the inevitability of what was going to happen. Typical England 😉

4 weeks ago
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RE: Blackburn. V Boro

@powmillnaemore Was that the WC where Bobby Moore was accused of shoplifting an item of jewellery?

4 weeks ago
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RE: Blackburn. V Boro

I was surprised that a red card was shown but agree with the majority that it was justified. I’ve no idea what the Rovers player was thinking when he ...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Blackburn. V Boro

Well that was well worth £10 although a bit nervy at the end.

4 weeks ago
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RE: Blackburn. V Boro

@jarkko If you really have dyslexia, then I’m even more in awe of your language skills. I’ve paid my £10 to watch via BoroLive - just hoping the 4G...

4 weeks ago
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RE: January Transfer window

Can I throw the name of Michael Ricketts into the mix?

1 month ago
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RE: Boro v Wigan

Am I correct in thinking that today’s match isn’t available from the club on Boro Live?

1 month ago
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RE: Boro v Wigan

@john-richardson Our thoughts are with you, John. Cuddle up to those Terriers and try to enjoy Xmas.

1 month ago
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RE: January Transfer window

@forever-dormo @ken Here’s an interesting article about Harry Brook from the Guardian.

1 month ago
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RE: Burnley v Boro

@plato Isn’t tying up their players close to our box one of the reasons for playing out rather than hoofing it upfield? I do think we should mix it up...

1 month ago
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RE: Burnley v Boro

@forever-dormo It’s always noticeable (to me anyway) that there are lots of high scoring games over the festive period. It’s possible I could have ima...

1 month ago
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RE: Burnley v Boro

@ken I don’t recall it actually raining cats and dogs either, but surely our language is nuanced enough for idioms to extend to football. Everyone kno...

1 month ago
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RE: Burnley v Boro

@jarkko We don’t move over until 12th Jan so we’re still in South Shropshire. Even when we move I’ll be 90 minutes away from the Riverside, but I’m su...

2 months ago
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RE: Burnley v Boro

@jarkko Typical (Boro) because I rearranged a pre Xmas meal with a daughter and her partner that had been booked for Sunday. None of us wanted to miss...

2 months ago
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RE: Burnley v Boro

“Carrigan’s”? I think the spellchecker has done for you there! A great starter OFB, and I’d take a draw from this one, I think. MC has certainly gi...

2 months ago
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RE: Boro v Luton

@jarkko We’re living in our static caravan at the moment until our new house is available and yesterday the water pipes froze for the first time. We t...

2 months ago
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RE: Boro v Luton

@ken Amateurism is all well and good, but it favours those with access to time and income to pursue their sport. Trying to become a successful Olympic...

2 months ago
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RE: Boro v Luton

@plato I’ve got to say that I’ve spent many days of my younger life running around a sports pitch but not once did I think I was emulating a god. To b...

2 months ago
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RE: Boro v Luton

@deleriad As always, my principles have developed casters - I’m full of respect for you following yours.

2 months ago
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RE: Boro v Luton

@ken Personally, I’m happy to pay 44p per day to have access to the full panoply of BBC services. I’m 67 so maybe you wouldn’t count me as part of the...

2 months ago
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