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« Reply #48435 on: May 21, 2020, 04:33:22 PM »
If football gets through this global crisis unscathed i.e. things like £100m transfers and £500k a week wages continue to be the norm, then it will be nothing short of a f**king travesty.

If ever a professional sport needed to implode and reset, itís football.

Yeah, absolutely. Iíve said it for a long time, football needs a reality check.

If the Newcastle United deal goes through and talk of relaxed FFP. You might see the maddest summer of them all ahead.

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« Reply #48436 on: May 21, 2020, 06:15:50 PM »
Forgot today for the 12th anniversary of John Terry day

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=sTetzCGyZJ8

I went 52 hours without sleep travelling to/from Moscow but worth it all  :)

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« Reply #48437 on: May 22, 2020, 08:53:45 AM »
Forgot today for the 12th anniversary of John Terry day

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=sTetzCGyZJ8

I went 52 hours without sleep travelling to/from Moscow but worth it all  :)

I was there also behind the goals with the penalties . Long aul day but a great day. Think it was a 4.30am flight out of Dublin. All day in Moscow and found a pub full of utd. The airport in Moscow going home was like a cattle market. I remember we were one of the last flights out before a storm shut them down for a few hours. 

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« Reply #48438 on: May 22, 2020, 09:08:21 AM »
Forgot today for the 12th anniversary of John Terry day

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=sTetzCGyZJ8

I went 52 hours without sleep travelling to/from Moscow but worth it all  :)

I was there also behind the goals with the penalties . Long aul day but a great day. Think it was a 4.30am flight out of Dublin. All day in Moscow and found a pub full of utd. The airport in Moscow going home was like a cattle market. I remember we were one of the last flights out before a storm shut them down for a few hours.

Sounds like we were on same flight, were you in the Hard Rock Cafe too by any chance  :). The game wasn't on til 22.45 local time, with the et and penos it didnt finish til after 2AM. I was sat beside a rep from travel company on the way home, he reckoned there were a few on the plane not from our group but he wasn't going to query it  ;D

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« Reply #48439 on: May 22, 2020, 01:07:24 PM »
Forgot today for the 12th anniversary of John Terry day

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=sTetzCGyZJ8

I went 52 hours without sleep travelling to/from Moscow but worth it all  :)

I was there also behind the goals with the penalties . Long aul day but a great day. Think it was a 4.30am flight out of Dublin. All day in Moscow and found a pub full of utd. The airport in Moscow going home was like a cattle market. I remember we were one of the last flights out before a storm shut them down for a few hours.

Sounds like we were on same flight, were you in the Hard Rock Cafe too by any chance  :). The game wasn't on til 22.45 local time, with the et and penos it didnt finish til after 2AM. I was sat beside a rep from travel company on the way home, he reckoned there were a few on the plane not from our group but he wasn't going to query it  ;D

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« Reply #48440 on: May 26, 2020, 09:30:04 AM »
Ah we'll continue the theme, today is the day of all days  8)

https://youtu.be/LC_f9CB1Pmg

I have several stories relating to '99 but I'll tell this one. I was at the match and in the delirium after the final whistle we missed our coach back to Salou. We weren't that arsed and spent several brilliant hours tipping in and out of bars and cafes around Las Ramblas and enjoying the singsong with the throngs of United fans. About 3AM there was the dawning realization that we were 50/60 miles from our beds.

Taxis were as rare as hens teeth with thousands in the same boat as us but a local driver saw an opportunity and negotiated a fee of about 150 to take us to Salou. Four weary lads got into his car with me in the front. The three in the back promptly fell asleep and as we drove out onto the motorway I noticed Pedro's driving getting more and more erratic. He kept driving over the rumble strips, he was falling asleep too!!!! I thought fcuk this we're going to all die on the greatest night of our life's. My Spanish was as good as his English so conversation was out the window. I eventually woke the boys in the back and we sang Utd and rebel songs the whole way to Salou to keep the fcuker awake.

Anyway four bedraggled guys landed at the hotel in Salou about 5AM. The night porter must have took pity on us and produced a case of beer from somewhere and we watched the sunrise sipping beer on a balcony overlooking the sea. Good times  8)

Often wondered did the taxi man make it back to Barcelona in one piece  ;D

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« Reply #48441 on: May 26, 2020, 06:55:49 PM »
Ah we'll continue the theme, today is the day of all days  8)

https://youtu.be/LC_f9CB1Pmg

I have several stories relating to '99 but I'll tell this one. I was at the match and in the delirium after the final whistle we missed our coach back to Salou. We weren't that arsed and spent several brilliant hours tipping in and out of bars and cafes around Las Ramblas and enjoying the singsong with the throngs of United fans. About 3AM there was the dawning realization that we were 50/60 miles from our beds.

Taxis were as rare as hens teeth with thousands in the same boat as us but a local driver saw an opportunity and negotiated a fee of about 150 to take us to Salou. Four weary lads got into his car with me in the front. The three in the back promptly fell asleep and as we drove out onto the motorway I noticed Pedro's driving getting more and more erratic. He kept driving over the rumble strips, he was falling asleep too!!!! I thought fcuk this we're going to all die on the greatest night of our life's. My Spanish was as good as his English so conversation was out the window. I eventually woke the boys in the back and we sang Utd and rebel songs the whole way to Salou to keep the fcuker awake.

Anyway four bedraggled guys landed at the hotel in Salou about 5AM. The night porter must have took pity on us and produced a case of beer from somewhere and we watched the sunrise sipping beer on a balcony overlooking the sea. Good times  8)

Often wondered did the taxi man make it back to Barcelona in one piece  ;D

Great story hard to believe its 21 years ago today.

I re-watched the full match on Manunited.com recently while Bayern had two good opportunities to get a 2nd goal (post and crossbar saved United) the view from many non United fans that Bayern outplayed United was a total myth.

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« Reply #48442 on: May 26, 2020, 07:37:32 PM »
Ah we'll continue the theme, today is the day of all days  8)

https://youtu.be/LC_f9CB1Pmg



Kahn at the end just brushes by Schmeichel in disgust!  :-\

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« Reply #48443 on: May 26, 2020, 08:40:04 PM »
Ah we'll continue the theme, today is the day of all days  8)

https://youtu.be/LC_f9CB1Pmg

I have several stories relating to '99 but I'll tell this one. I was at the match and in the delirium after the final whistle we missed our coach back to Salou. We weren't that arsed and spent several brilliant hours tipping in and out of bars and cafes around Las Ramblas and enjoying the singsong with the throngs of United fans. About 3AM there was the dawning realization that we were 50/60 miles from our beds.

Taxis were as rare as hens teeth with thousands in the same boat as us but a local driver saw an opportunity and negotiated a fee of about 150 to take us to Salou. Four weary lads got into his car with me in the front. The three in the back promptly fell asleep and as we drove out onto the motorway I noticed Pedro's driving getting more and more erratic. He kept driving over the rumble strips, he was falling asleep too!!!! I thought fcuk this we're going to all die on the greatest night of our life's. My Spanish was as good as his English so conversation was out the window. I eventually woke the boys in the back and we sang Utd and rebel songs the whole way to Salou to keep the fcuker awake.

Anyway four bedraggled guys landed at the hotel in Salou about 5AM. The night porter must have took pity on us and produced a case of beer from somewhere and we watched the sunrise sipping beer on a balcony overlooking the sea. Good times  8)

Often wondered did the taxi man make it back to Barcelona in one piece  ;D

Great story hard to believe its 21 years ago today.

I re-watched the full match on Manunited.com recently while Bayern had two good opportunities to get a 2nd goal (post and crossbar saved United) the view from many non United fans that Bayern outplayed United was a total myth.

Iím not sure if Bayern outplayed United, but they had far more chances to score. United were poor, and Iím not sure if they created any clear cut chances, and never looked like creating anything. I just thought it was going to be one of those nights were nothing really clicked.

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« Reply #48444 on: May 26, 2020, 09:30:31 PM »
Utd were missing two world class players, one that motivated the team so much that he dragged the semifinal from defeat to victory the other an player with no equals during that time. I feared that they were going to take a beating from a decent Bayern team.

So for a lot of that game Utd were average. But you win the game by scoring goals and it doesnít matter what time you score them!
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