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3 hours ago, Scrumpty said:

Seeing them relegated on the final day of the season is boring. Been there, done that. Now, should they be 9 points above relegation, then get docked 10 points for going into administration... that would be fun!

Nah, relegated prior to our final game. Imagine the party we could have in Yorkshire. Prior to our winning play off campaign obviously.

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35 minutes ago, Red-Robbo said:

 

Add them all together and the implication is clear. A libel lawyer would have a field day with the implied meaning of those questions. Remember, Lord McAlpine wasn't named in a BBC programme about a prominent Conservative Party paedophile, but still won hundreds of thousands in damages from the corporation because of what the report implied.  Particularly, as only Mangan has had a charge proven against him.

I’ll bow to QC’s Red-Robbo’s superior knowledge on this matter your honour. 
 

A different type of legal specialism than I’ve experienced… and as the say, a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
 

Would admit, I wouldn’t have made the post on Slagchat given the high risk of at least a legal threat.
 

My specialism was more akin to legal street fighting with no holds barred! 

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17 hours ago, Peter O Hanraha-hanrahan said:

I do agree with you.

However after starting the season as favourites with nearly every bookie combined with most of their gormless fans (and gormless manager) confidently predicting an instant return to L1 then IF they don’t get promoted that’ll be nearly as funny. 

Almost 21 years for anybody who’s interested...key of the door, look at the Gap, all grown up and ready to piss off out into the big wide World.

I did overlook the Bookies favourite for promotion and the prisoner to be (please please please) really believing his own guff talk being equally as bullish. The 21 years actually feels longer than that TBH !

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1 hour ago, Gert Mare said:

After “It’s your ******* fault you bald-headed ***”……….
 

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32 minutes ago, Bristol Rob said:

What you are overlooking for the Fewers, is that the Mum and the Sister are the same person.

It does write it's own story really doesn't it :dance:

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We saw it with DC and BG. GC was given more money on top of the £2.65 DC had spent within the playing budget to keep us up and would have had funds in Jan too. PT was given resources but didn’t bother using it unless his name was Jayden Stockley.

So it comes as no surprise to me that Wael is backing JB for now given that we are still only 3 wins away from knocking on the door of the top 8, we have half the first team out injured, players that would be in the starting line up for sure and with a run of home fixtures to come.
 

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25 minutes ago, Marcus Aurelius said:

We saw it with DC and BG. GC was given more money on top of the £2.65 DC had spent within the playing budget to keep us up and would have had funds in Jan too. PT was given resources but didn’t bother using it unless his name was Jayden Stockley.

So it comes as no surprise to me that Wael is backing JB for now given that we are still only 3 wins away from knocking on the door of the top 8, we have half the first team out injured, players that would be in the starting line up for sure and with a run of home fixtures to come.
 

That explains a lot.

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2 hours ago, Marcus Aurelius said:

We saw it with DC and BG. GC was given more money on top of the £2.65 DC had spent within the playing budget to keep us up and would have had funds in Jan too. PT was given resources but didn’t bother using it unless his name was Jayden Stockley.

So it comes as no surprise to me that Wael is backing JB for now given that we are still only 3 wins away from knocking on the door of the top 8, we have half the first team out injured, players that would be in the starting line up for sure and with a run of home fixtures to come.
 

Funds, rovers never had funds and never will, what money is made on player sales ends up in the pockets of people in box 1 always has always will

But the blue few are too thick to do anything about it

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39 minutes ago, Monkeh said:

But the blue few are too thick to do anything about it

Had a Rovers supporter in my house the other day cleaning my oven. Nice enough, but totally thick tbh. Said Barton is doing a "root and branch" overhaul of the club and he predicted championship football in 3 years. Still a "big fanbase" blah blah. Totally deluded. At times i had to disappear into another room as i didnt want to get hysterical, but **** me. I asked him if Barton being in Jail would mess up the 3 year plan and he kind of froze, like the Windows blue screen of death. Once he rebooted he shrugged it off and claimed it was probably made up, and if true "he would be inside already". Clearly misunderstanding the law and order process there mate.

Did a good job on the oven mind

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1 hour ago, TonyTonyTony said:

Had a Rovers supporter in my house the other day cleaning my oven. Nice enough, but totally thick tbh. Said Barton is doing a "root and branch" overhaul of the club and he predicted championship football in 3 years. Still a "big fanbase" blah blah. Totally deluded. At times i had to disappear into another room as i didnt want to get hysterical, but **** me. I asked him if Barton being in Jail would mess up the 3 year plan and he kind of froze, like the Windows blue screen of death. Once he rebooted he shrugged it off and claimed it was probably made up, and if true "he would be inside already". Clearly misunderstanding the law and order process there mate.

Did a good job on the oven mind

Presumably because you have a gas oven.

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2 hours ago, TonyTonyTony said:

Had a Rovers supporter in my house the other day cleaning my oven. Nice enough, but totally thick tbh. Said Barton is doing a "root and branch" overhaul of the club and he predicted championship football in 3 years. Still a "big fanbase" blah blah. Totally deluded. At times i had to disappear into another room as i didnt want to get hysterical, but **** me. I asked him if Barton being in Jail would mess up the 3 year plan and he kind of froze, like the Windows blue screen of death. Once he rebooted he shrugged it off and claimed it was probably made up, and if true "he would be inside already". Clearly misunderstanding the law and order process there mate.

Did a good job on the oven mind

root and branch? Won't work with gash dieback. 

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27 minutes ago, myol'man said:

Did they ever release vol. 2?

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Side A: Goodnight Irene

Side B: Goodnight Irene

 

Yes, Volume Two was released

Side A: Goodnight Irene

Side B: Goodnight Irene

 

"It's the sound of the crowd" !??

They're havin' a laugh.

What crowd?

Probably the usual 10,000 locked outside.

 

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From The Times “Game in Numbers - Red Cards”
 

Later in 1997 the third tier produced another game of five red cards: Bristol Rovers’ David Pritchard was sent off in first-half stoppage time for a second booking, and a fight while awaiting the resulting free kick led to the dismissals of his team-mates Jason Perry and Andy Tillson, along with Wigan’s Graeme Jones (watched by his Wigan colleague and future Belgium managerial partner Roberto Martinez). Rovers’ Josh Low was sent off in the second half for a second yellow card.

 

Another shameful episode in the history of the “Family Club”

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45 minutes ago, TomF said:

When is Joey's first trial.. next month? 

In relation to alleged incident with his wife, the case management hearing is set for November 17th, his trial is at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on December 16th

In relation to the alleged incident with the Barnsley Manager, he will face trial in Sheffield on 26th November

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5 hours ago, TonyTonyTony said:

Had a Rovers supporter in my house the other day cleaning my oven. Nice enough, but totally thick tbh. Said Barton is doing a "root and branch" overhaul of the club and he predicted championship football in 3 years. Still a "big fanbase" blah blah. Totally deluded. At times i had to disappear into another room as i didnt want to get hysterical, but **** me. I asked him if Barton being in Jail would mess up the 3 year plan and he kind of froze, like the Windows blue screen of death. Once he rebooted he shrugged it off and claimed it was probably made up, and if true "he would be inside already". Clearly misunderstanding the law and order process there mate.

Did a good job on the oven mind

was he there on sat? might explain  their poor derby match attendance?

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2 hours ago, phantom said:

In relation to alleged incident with his wife, the case management hearing is set for November 17th, his trial is at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on December 16th

In relation to the alleged incident with the Barnsley Manager, he will face trial in Sheffield on 26th November

Why not combine both of them and save time & money!

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1 hour ago, WessexPest said:

I see the Newcastle Saudi takeover has gone through.

Does that knock the Gash down to the sixth or seventh richest club in England?

 

Amanda Staveley was devastated that she couldn't get her hands on Rovers.

"Oh Uncle Bert" she said. "Why didn't you pull it off for me ?"

 

 

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4 hours ago, Shaun Taylor said:

I think they're starting to see sense😀

https://gaschat.co.uk/thread/18687/boycott-carlisle-game

About 3 people will take part, as the are too stupid to do anything

As for wanting your team to lose to get the manager the sack, I hate that I've seen it on many a forum including this one, a stance I don't get,

I've disliked many a manger but never actively wanted us to lose 

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