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User currently offlineLHMARK From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 7255 posts, RR: 46
Posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1136 times:

Sorry to go on about this shit, but my team has a friendly coming up against Sheffield Wednesday (that's the full team name) from England. I was hoping some Brits could chime in. Is Sheffield Wednesday any good despite the asinine name?


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User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 1115 times:

Quoting LHMARK (Thread starter):
Is Sheffield Wednesday any good despite the asinine name?

Yes they are. They excel at the usage of blood bombs, urine bombs, small arms and road-side flares. The Rhinos players should play with caution.


User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 2, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1111 times:

Quoting KROC (Reply 1):
They excel at the usage of blood bombs, urine bombs, small arms and road-side flares.

No, you're confusing them with an American baskeball team.

They're not especially good, LHMark. They have a proud history, but in recent years they've fallen on hard times and dropped down the divisions. Incidentally, the name comes from their early days when (if memory serves) they were a works team who could only play on Wednesday afternoons.



She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.
User currently offlinePhxairfan From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 811 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1111 times:

They are ok, but not great as a second division (championship) side. It will be interesting to see what the difference between a second division American team is and a second division English team is. I'm just glad the MLS all stars don't have to thrash Fulham this year and actually play a good team for the all star game.

User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 4, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1109 times:

Quoting Phxairfan (Reply 3):
It will be interesting to see what the difference between a second division American team is and a second division English team is

You won't be able to tell. It's unlikely that Wednesday will put out their first team, nor will they take it particularly seriously. Truth be told, it'll be a bigger deal for the American side than the English one.



She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.
User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 54
Reply 5, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1104 times:

Quoting Banco (Reply 4):
You won't be able to tell. It's unlikely that Wednesday will put out their first team,

 Wow!  Wow!  Wow! hmm That means they'll ber putting a team out of under-12 year olds, the tea ladies, the club secretary and a couple of elderly groundsmen then  Wink

Mind you I've heard Betty the tea lady has a mean left foot. Perhaps she could solve some of England's problems on the wing Big grin

Quoting Banco (Reply 2):
They're not especially good, LHMark. They have a proud history, but in recent years they've fallen on hard times and dropped down the divisions.

But they do have one of the best managers in English football - and while they're about it could we have him back at Plymouth please  pray 



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User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1098 times:

Quoting Banco (Reply 2):
No, you're confusing them with an American baskeball team.

There was one incident, and the player only loaded up a couple fists. Nothing with a trigger, gun powered, or anything that emitted a flame.


User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 7, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1089 times:

Quoting KROC (Reply 6):
There was one incident, and the player only loaded up a couple fists. Nothing with a trigger, gun powered, or anything that emitted a flame.

I'll just resurrect this one again then...  Wink

http://sport.guardian.co.uk/americansports/comment/0,,1660848,00.html.



She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.
User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1078 times:

Quoting Banco (Reply 7):
I'll just resurrect this one again then...

Hit and miss incidents and British fabrication. Come one now, are you borrowing B747F's tin foil hat too?  Wink


User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 9, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1066 times:

Quoting KROC (Reply 8):
Hit and miss incidents and British fabrication.

As opposed to American prejudice and wishful-thinking? Come now, are you borrowing Fox News' worldview?  tongue   Wink



She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.
User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1057 times:

Quoting Banco (Reply 9):
As opposed to American prejudice and wishful-thinking? Come now, are you borrowing Fox News' worldview?

Please. I read all my Soccer violence news from agencies all over the world.  

[Edited 2006-06-05 16:53:20]

User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 11, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1045 times:

Quoting KROC (Reply 10):
Please. I read all my Soccer violence news from agencies all over the world.

Splendid. Then we're fairly even, because I read all my US sports violence from US news sources...  Wink



She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.
User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 1036 times:

Quoting Banco (Reply 11):
Splendid. Then we're fairly even, because I read all my US sports violence from US news sources...

All, your handful of incidents a year? Compared that to a handful of incidents per Soccer Game.  scratchchin 


User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 13, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1026 times:

Quoting KROC (Reply 12):
Compared that to a handful of incidents per Soccer Game.

Really? I must have missed that. Still, I suppose in America it's hard to notice given that spend your whole lives shooting at each other really...



She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.
User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1017 times:

Quoting Banco (Reply 13):
Really? I must have missed that. Still, I suppose in America it's hard to notice given that spend your whole lives shooting at each other really...

Funny, I've never been shot at (as a civilian) or shot at someone. There goes that. Also, I doubt there is no gun violence in England.


User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 15, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1011 times:

Quoting KROC (Reply 14):
Funny, I've never been shot at (as a civilian) or shot at someone. There goes that.

Extremely odd. 'Cos I've never seen any violence at a football match. Strange how reality is different to the media portrayal, isn't it?  Wink



She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.
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