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Thread #156325   Message #3686507
Posted By: GUEST,punkfolkrocker
17-Dec-14 - 10:57 AM
Thread Name: BS: The reason I stopped watching football (UK)
Subject: RE: BS: The reason I stopped watching football (UK)
"Youngsters in school copy what they see in premiership football. If measures were taken to clean up the game at professional level, then hopefully, this would trickle down to the school and youth teams. The alternative is to just shrug the shoulders and accept it as a natural part of the game......sad."

When I was a kid back when England last won the world cup,
we watched proper shin gouging and bone breaking fouls on the telly.

That's the kind of exciting behaviour we copied in the playground in those days..

In primary school, I was big for my age, my role in defence was to take out opposing strikers as brutally as necessary;
no matter how many times I broke my glasses in doing so....

Mind you, glasses sellotaped together weren't such a cool badge of honour
when I was 11 and started noticing girls...