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Thread #163410 Message #3898621
Posted By: MikeL2
10-Jan-18 - 03:08 PM
Thread Name: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
Subject: RE: BS: Football
"Your 10 Jan 18 - 01:58 PM "
You are more articulate than I am and I agree with most of your comments which you put better than me.
I have played most sports at various levels. I love most sports and these days as I am in my Eighties I watch most of it on TV. My No 1 son is able to get football match tickets and he takes me occasionally, otherwise I just would'nt be able to get there.
My family going back to my Grandfather have all been Manchester United Supporters.
My father though played Rugby League as a Semi pro for Broughton Rangers Belle Vue Rangers and Swinton.
I played football at school and represented my County. But my "ole fella" wanted me to play "rugger" and so I played both Rugby Union and League. But Union was my best love and I played for many years several clubs including Sale.
In summer I played cricket both in The Yorkshire and Cheshire Leagues.
When my rugby days were over Surprisingly I watched Football not rugby so much as I found it more exciting to watch.
I agree with Steve and his views on what is wrong with football and there is a lot.
I have played a little shinty when I was in Scotland and some Lacrosse back in England. These are crazy !!! I suffered more injuries and bruises than ever I did at football or rugby
I understand people who don't like football, that is their perrogative.
I can even understand people who support Liverpool. !!!!!!!!
At it's best football is thrilling, exciting and to me even beautiful.
Hope I haven't bored you all.