Association Football (aka 'Soccer' / "The Beautiful Game")

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Truk_Kurt wrote: April 22nd, 2021, 9:29 am Who do you support Simon? I'm a Derby fan
Millwall.

My grandad was a docker at Millwall docks and used to take my dad so it’s a family thing but I like the underdog so the shoe still fits.

I just wish they didn’t have a vocal minority who were xenophobic and gave the team a bad name. It’s an incredible experience at the Den but I’d never take my kids there!

What are your thoughts on Rooney? This season has made Lampard’s look like an incredible achievement!

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Simonsloth wrote: April 22nd, 2021, 1:36 pm Millwall.
Banned.

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When I lived in London whilst Lampard was there I went to the Den and loved it, we lost but the atmosphere was great. Didn't have any trouble. When all the fans shout 'WWWAAAALLLLLLLLLLLL' continuously is a sight to behold or hear might be more appropriate.

Not a fan of Rooney, he started well but we've been awful for months. I think it's one win in 14 games now and I can't see us staying up. I wish we still had Rowett and I don't get why Derby fans didn't like him when he got us in the play offs which was the job he was asked to do. Fans said his football was too direct but I didn't think it was. With the squad we have we shouldn't be in this position. The only sympathy I have with Rooney is that a lot of our players are out of contract at the end of the season so I don't think they really care as they won't be here next season. It looks like you will be signing Scott Malone off us permanently.

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We’ve stolen Rowett and Malone from you then!

I think Rowett has overachieved with our squad this season realistically and I think he gives such a good post match interview. Very honest and charismatic.

@Leon - I’m sorry. I understand 🤪

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My sister is an obsessive Arsenal fanatic. My brother-in-law loves Tottenham. They had their first child last year. I worry for the football wars on the horizon.

(They're a fifteen minute walk from Emirates though so Arsenal may have the edge).

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Miririn wrote: April 22nd, 2021, 7:01 pm My sister is an obsessive Arsenal fanatic. My brother-in-law loves Tottenham. They had their first child last year. I worry for the football wars on the horizon.

(They're a fifteen minute walk from Emirates though so Arsenal may have the edge).
That’s bound to cause problems!! Before the new Spurs stadium I would have said Arsenal for sure as the Emirates is so impressive. Tottenham’s new stadium is a thing of beauty though!

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At my secondary school (in North West London) you absolutely had to pick between Spurs, Arsenal and Chelsea - and not choosing was not an option, which is why I "have" a team (Arsenal) despite knowing less about football than a deep sea angler fish.

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When I lived in London I lived literally right next to the new Spurs stadium as it was being built, but then moved elsewhere in London just before it opened.

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