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Got to imagine a few in the boardrooms around England will be squirming this morning at the thought of Mike Ashley selling out to the Saudis.  The top 4 or 5 in England have got a cosy little thing going where they share the trophies and Champions League money between them so would be great to see their reactions if this takeover goes through.  With financial fair play well and truly in the bin I am looking forward to seeing the geordies shake things up.

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Yep, that's what fitba is all about. At least they're not trying to hide it. I don't get why people even watch that pish down South, it's pathetic. Although it won't stop Scotland trying to follow in its footsteps. I'm guessing that if nobody walked away with Ashley in charge, a Saudi dictator won't be a problem. 

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Fucking delighted if this goes through

Used to regularily go down to St James when we were playing at home as Newcastle was quicker for me.

Haven't been down for a few years now as the football on offer has been fucking depressing.

Chuck a few hunner millions into the pot and see how it shakes out.

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4 hours ago, wokinginashearerwonderland said:

You don't watch ANY English fitba, Rico? 

Maybe a handful of match of the day highlights per season. Usually only if there's a Scotland player kicking about. Often check to see if Scotland players are getting a game or not too. 

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5 minutes ago, RicoS321 said:

Maybe a handful of match of the day highlights per season. Usually only if there's a Scotland player kicking about. Often check to see if Scotland players are getting a game or not too. 

Ah, you really should try it Rico, so much more enjoyable than the Scottish stuff.  It is actually entertainment compared to just turning up to watch our crap simply because that is what we have always done so we'll keep going regardless of whether it is worth seeing or not.  Watching that Liverpool V Man City game last weekend was honestly like watching a different sport compared to the shite that is served up in our league.  I dislike a lot of the circus that surrounds the EPL but the quality of fitba is unquestionably on another level.  I'd compare it to watching a couple of 28 handicapers knocking it around your local golf course then going to watch The Masters.  Pains me to say it mind.

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11 minutes ago, wokinginashearerwonderland said:

Ah, you really should try it Rico, so much more enjoyable than the Scottish stuff.  It is actually entertainment compared to just turning up to watch our crap simply because that is what we have always done so we'll keep going regardless of whether it is worth seeing or not.  Watching that Liverpool V Man City game last weekend was honestly like watching a different sport compared to the shite that is served up in our league.  I dislike a lot of the circus that surrounds the EPL but the quality of fitba is unquestionably on another level.  I'd compare it to watching a couple of 28 handicapers knocking it around your local golf course then going to watch The Masters.  Pains me to say it mind.

I have seen English football before. For every Liverpool v man city, there's a Burnley against Newcastle. I just don't find it very enjoyable, although I'd watch a game if it was on in the pub or whatever. To be honest, outside of the dons or Scotland, I rarely watch any tele fitba, although I enjoy the Friday night first division games. I'll get my fill of premiership players on Saturday at Hampden. 

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1 hour ago, Jute said:

Love the way Pirate broadcasting of TV is deemed unacceptable for an owner of a premier league club but being involved in state sponsored murder and terrorism gets a pass. 

Just like 1700  dirty smelly bigots singing about Irish terrorists deemed acceptable but an impressionable thirteen year old launching an empty plastic bottle is worthy of such a furore

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