Walters on Talksport

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Walters on Talksport

Postby PremierLeagueClass » Fri May 17, 2019 8:44 am

Currently on Talksport, anybody listening?

Apparently Bardsley was out at the back end of the season because he cut his legs to ribbons after falling through a head tennis table!

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby ClaretAndJew » Fri May 17, 2019 8:52 am

He took a picture of the wound on Instagram. Was awful.

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby Lord Beamish » Fri May 17, 2019 9:09 am

PremierLeagueClass wrote:Currently on Talksport, anybody listening?

Apparently Bardsley was out at the back end of the season because he cut his legs to ribbons after falling through a head tennis table!

Excuse my ignorance, but what is a Head Tennis Table?

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby claretonthecoast1882 » Fri May 17, 2019 9:12 am

Lord Beamish wrote:Excuse my ignorance, but what is a Head Tennis Table?



:D

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby Bosscat » Fri May 17, 2019 9:29 am

claretonthecoast1882 wrote::D

...https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headis

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby ClaretTony » Fri May 17, 2019 9:31 am

PremierLeagueClass wrote:Apparently Bardsley was out at the back end of the season because he cut his legs to ribbons after falling through a head tennis table!


Dyche told us that after he'd missed the Bournemouth game. He was fit again towards the end of the season but Lowton kept his place.

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby ClaretTony » Fri May 17, 2019 9:36 am

On the subject of Walters on Talksport, and he's also done Football Focus and live games on Sky recently, he was featured in the Arsenal programme and, incredibly, was asked: "What's your current job?"

He said: "It's sad I'm coming to the end of my playing career and I'm gutted I never really got to play with the players in the changing room at Burnley. It's very frustrating, but I always say 'what's meant to be, is meant to be'. You can only deal with what's thrown at you.

I've got media work lined up and I'm really enjoying that. I will do my coaching badges, but I like the other side of football as well, and I'll take a few different paths and see what I enjoy the most. They say if you enjoy it, you never do a day's work."

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby scouseclaret » Fri May 17, 2019 9:36 am

I never knew that was a thing.

Still, how did he manage to cut his leg playing it? He must’ve climbed on the table?!!

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby Chester Perry » Fri May 17, 2019 10:12 am

scouseclaret wrote:I never knew that was a thing.

Still, how did he manage to cut his leg playing it? He must’ve climbed on the table?!!


These things happen when you are as competitive as our lot are - especially Bardsley. Barnes and Mee

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby Steve1956 » Fri May 17, 2019 10:24 am

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby Steve1956 » Fri May 17, 2019 10:27 am

Looks a bad injury,Tabletennis .....nooooooo!

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby Hipper » Fri May 17, 2019 1:01 pm

The link above says headis (head table tennis) is played using a table tennis table. I can imagine that if your eyes or focused on heading the ball you 'take your eyes off' the table. I wonder if there are a lot of injuries with this game.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncnzLRKfQnY

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby bob-the-scutter » Fri May 17, 2019 1:05 pm

It's like a Monty Python sketch.

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby Dougall » Fri May 17, 2019 1:24 pm

ClaretTony wrote:On the subject of Walters on Talksport, and he's also done Football Focus and live games on Sky recently, he was featured in the Arsenal programme and, incredibly, was asked: "What's your current job?"

He said: "It's sad I'm coming to the end of my playing career and I'm gutted I never really got to play with the players in the changing room at Burnley. It's very frustrating, but I always say 'what's meant to be, is meant to be'. You can only deal with what's thrown at you.

I've got media work lined up and I'm really enjoying that. I will do my coaching badges, but I like the other side of football as well, and I'll take a few different paths and see what I enjoy the most. They say if you enjoy it, you never do a day's work."

Whenever I've heard him speak, I've been quietly impressed, and each time I've been left with the impression that he did feel part of something special here. His quote about being gutted etc. would appear to bear that out.
When we signed him, I was pleased - because he was such an important (and big match) player for Stoke.
Shame it didn't happen for him here.

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby ClaretTony » Fri May 17, 2019 1:25 pm

Dougall wrote:Whenever I've heard him speak, I've been quietly impressed, and each time I've been left with the impression that he did feel part of something special here. His quote about being gutted etc. would appear to bear that out.
When we signed him, I was pleased - because he was such an important (and big match) player for Stoke.
Shame it didn't happen for him here.


Every one you speak to about him will tell you what a good bloke he is. I thought he’d be an excellent signing but unfortunately his injuries put paid to that.

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby Woonderbah » Fri May 17, 2019 5:27 pm

Mee would've run that off
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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby bfcjg » Fri May 17, 2019 5:38 pm

I thought it was a photo of ladies bits until I put my glasses on.

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby IanMcL » Fri May 17, 2019 5:54 pm

ClaretTony wrote:Dyche told us that after he'd missed the Bournemouth game. He was fit again towards the end of the season but Lowton kept his place.

Surely, Mr Dyche.

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby Cirrus_Minor » Fri May 17, 2019 6:15 pm

Surprised Bardsley wasn’t fined by the club.

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby Rick_Muller » Fri May 17, 2019 7:28 pm

Cirrus_Minor wrote:Surprised Bardsley wasn’t fined by the club.

I think it was team building at the club and it got a bit competitive - at least that’s how I understood it

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby bfcmik » Fri May 17, 2019 7:33 pm

Cirrus_Minor wrote:Surprised Bardsley wasn’t fined by the club.

As if the club would ever tell us if anything like that actually happened. Why would they?

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby tim_noone » Fri May 17, 2019 7:40 pm

bfcjg wrote:I thought it was a photo of ladies bits until I put my glasses on.

Looks Like a Fat Ar$e to me......with glasses! :shock:

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby Bordeauxclaret » Fri May 17, 2019 7:47 pm

Just seen a clip.

The big question surely is.... what is going on with Alan Brazil? Did he get trapped on a sunbed?

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby ClaretTony » Fri May 17, 2019 7:49 pm

Cirrus_Minor wrote:Surprised Bardsley wasn’t fined by the club.


I believe he might have been. I’m told that someone wasn’t very happy with it.

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby ClaretTony » Fri May 17, 2019 7:50 pm

bfcmik wrote:As if the club would ever tell us if anything like that actually happened. Why would they?


They did - Dyche said it after Bournemouth game.

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby South West Claret. » Fri May 17, 2019 10:08 pm

Looks a good way of strengthening neck muscles for heading the ball doesn't it, but wonder why they don’t use a normal 5 size ball.

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby Paul Waine » Fri May 17, 2019 11:48 pm

And, Crouchie on "Graham Norton" - though hosted by Jack Whitehall tonight.

Said nothing, or not that I heard, about his contract for next season. ;)

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby Wile E Coyote » Sat May 18, 2019 12:11 am

anyone who agrees to go on talk sport is best forgotten about.

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Re: Walters on Talksport

Postby deanothedino » Sat May 18, 2019 7:24 am

ClaretTony wrote:They did - Dyche said it after Bournemouth game.

He didn’t tell us anyone was fined. Which is what the poster was saying.

South West Claret. wrote:Looks a good way of strengthening neck muscles for heading the ball doesn't it, but wonder why they don’t use a normal 5 size ball.


A size 5 would be way too big to be using on a table tennis table

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Re: Walters on Talksport

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