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Little gripes

Post by Foshiznik » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:17 pm

I've had enough of all this positivity given our start in the league and I'm sure there are alot more miserable old sods who feel the same.

What are your little annoying gripes of football.

Mine are:-

1 - Ankles on football boots

2 - The pitches are too perfect.

;)

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Re: Little gripes

Post by LoveCurryPies » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:19 pm

We should play with beach balls. :lol:

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Re: Little gripes

Post by Dyched » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:25 pm

Coloured boots. Just ****. The refs always have the best footie boots.

Modern day songs. "He's one of our own, Allez, "The greatest team the world has ever seen". No he's not one of your own he's from Taiwan. Allez? Do you actually know the meaning lad?, The greatest?, you're in league 28.

Fans. Y'know the chavy youths who think their a mash up of Liam Gallagher, Green Street but there mums still wipe their arse
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Re: Little gripes

Post by Chip Harrison » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:34 pm

Goalkeepers time wasting.

Goalkeepers holding the ball for way past 6 seconds and never getting penalised.

Goalkeepers punching shots they should catch.

Goalkeepers whinging when they get challenged in the air.

Err....goalkeepers.
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Re: Little gripes

Post by JohnMac » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:38 pm

Throw Ins

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Re: Little gripes

Post by Foshiznik » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:40 pm

Pundits who say:-

"you've seen those given"
"you know"
"listen"
"I mean"
"felt the touch"
"Had a right to go down"
"Has to be a red, he was the last man"
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Re: Little gripes

Post by Wile E Coyote » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:45 pm

commentators who think they are important people.
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Re: Little gripes

Post by ZizkovClaret » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:48 pm

me going off to a lake shortly and realising i forgot to pack my beach ball again like a right dick. Still, i'll be doing Freddie proud on a pedalo at some point so hey ho

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Re: Little gripes

Post by ZizkovClaret » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:49 pm

Every single hack on those intolerably smug magazine shows on sky sports and the like.

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Re: Little gripes

Post by Roosterbooster » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:51 pm

Commentators
Analysts
Boring songs
Big screens
Mobile phones
Chav fans
Banning flasks
"Professional" fouls
Keepers claiming fouls whenever they are touched
Time wasting
VAR
The offside rule since interference was added
Taking free kicks and throw ins from different places
Diving
Going down easily
Weak refs (all refs)
Players arguing with officials
Choreographed celebrations
Weird kick off times
Long lists
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Re: Little grapes

Post by Bosscat » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:54 pm

Painful and best treated with anusol
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Re: Little gripes

Post by Im_not_Robbie_Blake » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:55 pm

Shirt sponsorship, especially by betting companies.

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Re: Little gripes

Post by Foshiznik » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:55 pm

Every PA announcement, such as additional time, substitutions, etc. are sponsored.

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Re: Little gripes

Post by Hibsclaret » Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:44 pm

He was injured too often and went to Reading.....of all places...

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Re: Little gripes

Post by Goobs » Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:49 pm

Grounds that have misaligned stands ;)

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Re: Little gripes

Post by TheFamilyCat » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:21 pm

Crap jokes about the price of a Twix.
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Re: Little gripes

Post by kaptin1 » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:26 pm

Foshiznik wrote:Every PA announcement, such as additional time, substitutions, etc. are sponsored.
How long before VAR decisions are sponsored?

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Re: Little gripes

Post by LoveCurryPies » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:40 pm

Forum users who copy an entire post (those 50 liner posts) just to add a one word reply. :lol:
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Re: Little gripes

Post by Bosscat » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:43 pm

Roosterbooster wrote:Commentators
Analysts
Boring songs
Big screens
Mobile phones
Chav fans
Banning flasks
"Professional" fouls
Keepers claiming fouls whenever they are touched
Time wasting
VAR
The offside rule since interference was added
Taking free kicks and throw ins from different places
Diving
Going down easily
Weak refs (all refs)
Players arguing with officials
Choreographed celebrations
Weird kick off times
Long lists
This
LoveCurryPies wrote:Forum users who copy an entire post (those 50 liner posts) just to add a one word reply. :lol:
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Little gripes

Post by gandhisflipflop » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:44 pm

The political correctness in football. Rainbow laces, the need for every single representation in society even if it's at the expense of good qualified people.

Transfer fees another one, it's gone way beyond the joke.

Sky sports news since social media, no I do not care what some random fan thinks of a transfer on twitter, or what a player posts or tweets.

Double barrelled names, why has this become so rife recently? It's the constant need for parents to want their kids to be different. Stick to a last name and agree.

Fans posting reaction videos to a dramatic moment, watch the game and stop attention seeking. I saw a post of a bloke watching the cricket world cup final decked out as a batsman filming his reaction to winning the world cup. Seriously? Just watch the ******* game.

It's been one of those days :lol:
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Re: Little gripes

Post by CaptainKirk » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:50 pm

Adesoddingola bloodyfridaycrap!!!!!!!
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Re: Little gripes

Post by groove » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:52 pm

Teams walking out together holding hands with kids
Pre-match handshakes
Female commentators/pundits
Players making the crucifix sign and looking to the heavens.
Mascots(grown man in a stupid outfit)
Betting sponsorship
Hideously coloured away kits
New stadiums

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Re: Little gripes

Post by groove » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:54 pm

gandhisflipflop wrote:The political correctness in football. Rainbow laces, the need for every single representation in society even if it's at the expense of good qualified people.

Transfer fees another one, it's gone way beyond the joke.

Sky sports news since social media, no I do not care what some random fan thinks of a transfer on twitter, or what a player posts or tweets.

Double barrelled names, why has this become so rife recently? It's the constant need for parents to want their kids to be different. Stick to a last name and agree.

Fans posting reaction videos to a dramatic moment, watch the game and stop attention seeking. I saw a post of a bloke watching the cricket world cup final decked out as a batsman filming his reaction to winning the world cup. Seriously? Just watch the ******* game.

It's been one of those days :lol:
Double barelled names is a good call. Complete agree.
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Re: Little gripes

Post by groove » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:55 pm

Players walking into stadiums with headphones on. Could they not remove them for 5 minutes?
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Re: Little gripes

Post by TheFamilyCat » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:56 pm

Players doing that naff heart thing with their hands when they score.

Actually, anyone anywhere doing it.
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Re: Little gripes

Post by Bertiebeehead » Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:41 pm

Raisins
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Re: Little gripes

Post by gandhisflipflop » Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:43 pm

groove wrote:Players walking into stadiums with headphones on. Could they not remove them for 5 minutes?

I think Dyche doesn't allow this also.

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Re: Little gripes

Post by Quicknick » Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:52 pm

The usual: Leeds United, Blackburn Rovers and Bradford City.
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Re: Little gripes

Post by tim_noone » Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:33 pm

Preening footballers with long hair ...Top Knots? And Fannys Moaning about the price of everything from tickets to stuff in the club shop.
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Re: Little gripes

Post by Bosscat » Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:36 pm

Bertiebeehead wrote:Raisins
We used to have to go round clearing the raisins off the pitch pre match at our school... Sheep on the field ;)

So can identify with your gripe :D

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Re: Little gripes

Post by Dark Cloud » Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:40 pm

"Shielding" the ball out of play when it's actually blatant obstruction in old money!
Making religious signs at every opportunity as in stepping onto the grass, leaving the grass, scoring a goal, missing a goal, being subbed etc, etc. I've nothing against religion, but this is sport. Do these people do it every time they enter and leave Tescos??
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Re: Little gripes

Post by Foulthrow » Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:55 pm

JohnMac wrote:Throw Ins
Agreed.

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Re: Little gripes

Post by bfcjg » Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:59 pm

The phrase " top top player " what the F is the difference between a top player and a top top player ?

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Re: Little gripes

Post by Bosscat » Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:12 pm

bfcjg wrote:The phrase " top top player " what the F is the difference between a top player and a top top player ?
Top!
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Re: Little gripes

Post by Belial » Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:46 pm

Dyched wrote:
Fans. Y'know the chavy youths who think their a mash up of Liam Gallagher, Green Street but there mums still wipe their arse
Sadly, a lot of of fans younger but also a little older seem to look up to Liam and Noel as some sort of voice for the Stone Island massive and as some godlike type figures. Gobsh1ites

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Re: Little gripes

Post by Belial » Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:49 pm

Going down like they've been shot when the ball hits them. Not sure how many of you have used one of the modern balls, but they wouldn't hurt - especially not to an 'athlete'. Put it this way, it ain't like being belted at full blast with one of those hard plastic things on the inside of your thigh in mid-January.

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Re: Little gripes

Post by Quicknick » Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:53 pm

Belial wrote:Sadly, a lot of of fans younger but also a little older seem to look up to Liam and Noel as some sort of voice for the Stone Island massive and as some godlike type figures. Gobsh1ites
You don't have to be young to hate Oasis.

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Re: Little gripes

Post by AfloatinClaret » Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:01 pm

Dark Cloud wrote:"Shielding" the ball out of play when it's actually blatant obstruction in old money!...
Provided that 'the ball is within playing distance' the whole time then it was allowed as far back as the mid-1970's when I qualified as a ref; how 'old money' are you talking gorats and dubloons?
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Re: Little gripes

Post by Alanstevensonsgloves » Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:58 pm

groove wrote:Teams walking out together holding hands with kids
Pre-match handshakes
Female commentators/pundits
Players making the crucifix sign and looking to the heavens.
Mascots(grown man in a stupid outfit)
Betting sponsorship
Hideously coloured away kits
New stadiums
Have to agree with everything there apart from mascots, and I think new WHL may be an exception for the last one

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Re: Little gripes

Post by FactualFrank » Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:02 pm

Players who kiss the shirt badge when they score - but then gladly move to another club the next season.

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Re: Little gripes

Post by Goodclaret » Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:31 pm

Little hands

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Re: Little gripes

Post by Siddo » Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:38 pm

Ive laughed at every single post. UTC is back!
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Re: Little gripes

Post by HieronymousBoschHobs » Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:52 pm

Half and half scarves!

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Re: Little gripes

Post by superdimitri » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:03 am

Nothing against foreign players /managers but how have we ended up in such a dire situation whereby the best clubs in England buy, train and improve more players from abroad than our own?

Let's be honest, the only reason we have had a lot of England internationals is because the usual supply from the top 6 are rare nowadays.

Okay, well it's more of a big gripe, sorry.

Oh and I hate diving too.

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Re: Little gripes

Post by Bosscat » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:24 am

HieronymousBoschHobs wrote:Half and half scarves!
Don't tell Devils Advocate ... he loves em and wants one from the upcoming Liverpool game.

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Re: Little gripes

Post by LoveCurryPies » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:50 am

Gripewater. What’s that about?
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Re: Little gripes

Post by Falcon » Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:10 pm

Grumpy old buggers (and young buggers old before their time) whinging about everything on an internet messageboard
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Re: Little gripes

Post by Foshiznik » Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:29 pm

Just from my experience of listening to football phone ins:-

Deluded Liverpool fans
Deluded Leeds fans,
Deluded West Ham fans,
Cocky Spurs fans,
Arrogant Arsenal fans,
Crying Newcastle fans...

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Re: Little gripes

Post by tim_noone » Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:52 pm

Foshiznik wrote:Just from my experience of listening to football phone ins:-

Deluded Liverpool fans
Deluded Leeds fans,
Deluded West Ham fans,
Cocky Spurs fans,
Arrogant Arsenal fans,
Crying Newcastle fans...
Moaning Burnley? Fans on this msg.Board :D And people moaning about a couple of hot days in Summer!! Yep..... I'm Moaning about people moaning. Apologies mines a gripe :D

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Re: Little gripes

Post by tiger76 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:21 pm

Kick-offs being changed at short notice
Dodgy foreign owners (in fact any dodgy owners)
Agents.
Robbie Savage
Chris Sutton
Gary Lineker
Celebrity fans (especially ones that know f**k all about the game) flaming glory hunters
Transfer deadline day
Squad Rotation
Shirt Swapping (unless done by the ladies)
FFP not being enforced
People who think football has only existed since 1992
Clubs stuck in League 1 who still themselves as a big club
Chris Kamara screaming UNBELIEVABLE JEFF at the award of a corner
England's male and female teams being lauded for coming 4th in major tournaments-you won diddly squat
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