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Re: Official Irish Football Association Thread (Northern Ireland)
« Reply #555 on: October 08, 2015, 11:04:31 PM »
Well done indeed. Scored a lot of goals and they did the business. Local lad McGinn played his part and i'm proud of him.

I remember 82 and 86 and the buzz was great, even if I was a lad.......

Listening to the radio for the game, and the fans are fair belting out Sweet Caroline and The road to Amarillo.........
No Sash or Billy Boys?
Kind of seems that this is what you would like to hear.

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« Reply #556 on: October 08, 2015, 11:05:37 PM »
Well done indeed. Scored a lot of goals and they did the business. Local lad McGinn played his part and i'm proud of him.

I remember 82 and 86 and the buzz was great, even if I was a lad.......

Listening to the radio for the game, and the fans are fair belting out Sweet Caroline and The road to Amarillo.........
No Sash or Billy Boys?
Kind of seems that this is what you would like to hear.
You lot are sticklers for tradition so it would a shame for youse to shun your past now.

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« Reply #557 on: October 08, 2015, 11:07:01 PM »
Well done indeed. Scored a lot of goals and they did the business. Local lad McGinn played his part and i'm proud of him.

I remember 82 and 86 and the buzz was great, even if I was a lad.......

Listening to the radio for the game, and the fans are fair belting out Sweet Caroline and The road to Amarillo.........
No Sash or Billy Boys?
Kind of seems that this is what you would like to hear.
You lot are sticklers for tradition so it would a shame for youse to shun your past now.
If you know nothing about it, say f**k all.

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« Reply #558 on: October 08, 2015, 11:09:43 PM »
Well done indeed. Scored a lot of goals and they did the business. Local lad McGinn played his part and i'm proud of him.

I remember 82 and 86 and the buzz was great, even if I was a lad.......

Listening to the radio for the game, and the fans are fair belting out Sweet Caroline and The road to Amarillo.........
No Sash or Billy Boys?
Kind of seems that this is what you would like to hear.
You lot are sticklers for tradition so it would a shame for youse to shun your past now.
If you know nothing about it, say f**k all.
Now don't be like that.

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« Reply #559 on: October 08, 2015, 11:10:24 PM »
Well done indeed. Scored a lot of goals and they did the business. Local lad McGinn played his part and i'm proud of him.

I remember 82 and 86 and the buzz was great, even if I was a lad.......

Listening to the radio for the game, and the fans are fair belting out Sweet Caroline and The road to Amarillo.........
No Sash or Billy Boys?
Kind of seems that this is what you would like to hear.
You lot are sticklers for tradition so it would a shame for youse to shun your past now.
If you know nothing about it, say f**k all.
Now don't be like that.
Whatever. Maybe see you in France.

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« Reply #560 on: October 08, 2015, 11:12:32 PM »
Well done indeed. Scored a lot of goals and they did the business. Local lad McGinn played his part and i'm proud of him.

I remember 82 and 86 and the buzz was great, even if I was a lad.......

Listening to the radio for the game, and the fans are fair belting out Sweet Caroline and The road to Amarillo.........
No Sash or Billy Boys?
Kind of seems that this is what you would like to hear.
You lot are sticklers for tradition so it would a shame for youse to shun your past now.
If you know nothing about it, say f**k all.
Now don't be like that.
Whatever. Maybe see you in France.
I'll know youse by your noise ;)

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« Reply #561 on: October 08, 2015, 11:12:52 PM »
Well done indeed. Scored a lot of goals and they did the business. Local lad McGinn played his part and i'm proud of him.

I remember 82 and 86 and the buzz was great, even if I was a lad.......

Listening to the radio for the game, and the fans are fair belting out Sweet Caroline and The road to Amarillo.........
No Sash or Billy Boys?
Kind of seems that this is what you would like to hear.
You lot are sticklers for tradition so it would a shame for youse to shun your past now.

Ah now, that's a shit argument. And it doesn't reflect well on progressive nationalism. If you provide proof those sectarian songs exist in 2015 @ Windsor Park then you're correct .

If not, it comes across a bit plastic and tired.
I wanna have my kicks before the whole shithouse goes up in flames.

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« Reply #562 on: October 08, 2015, 11:15:11 PM »
Well done indeed. Scored a lot of goals and they did the business. Local lad McGinn played his part and i'm proud of him.

I remember 82 and 86 and the buzz was great, even if I was a lad.......

Listening to the radio for the game, and the fans are fair belting out Sweet Caroline and The road to Amarillo.........
No Sash or Billy Boys?
Kind of seems that this is what you would like to hear.
You lot are sticklers for tradition so it would a shame for youse to shun your past now.
If you know nothing about it, say f**k all.
Now don't be like that.
Whatever. Maybe see you in France.
I'll know youse by your noise ;)
Your noise too big lad!

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Re: Official Irish Football Association Thread (Northern Ireland)
« Reply #563 on: October 08, 2015, 11:23:32 PM »
Well done indeed. Scored a lot of goals and they did the business. Local lad McGinn played his part and i'm proud of him.

I remember 82 and 86 and the buzz was great, even if I was a lad.......

Listening to the radio for the game, and the fans are fair belting out Sweet Caroline and The road to Amarillo.........
No Sash or Billy Boys?
Kind of seems that this is what you would like to hear.
You lot are sticklers for tradition so it would a shame for youse to shun your past now.

Ah now, that's a shit argument. And it doesn't reflect well on progressive nationalism. If you provide proof those sectarian songs exist in 2015 @ Windsor Park then you're correct .

If not, it comes across a bit plastic and tired.
Fair play.  Good point, well made.  No sectarianism at WP these days.  Once we sack off GSTQ, or at the very least sing another anthem alongside it like the rugby, hopefully we will attract more nationalist fans.  I think today's team had 9 out of 11 born in NI, so be good if everyone could get behinf local lads doing well.

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« Reply #564 on: October 08, 2015, 11:26:57 PM »
It'll be another generation before any significant numbers from a nationalist background support NI. Even then it is unlikely to be children from working class areas. I wouldn't let my wains anywhere near the place and I say that as someone married to a prod.

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« Reply #565 on: October 08, 2015, 11:31:05 PM »
It'll be another generation before any significant numbers from a nationalist background support NI. Even then it is unlikely to be children from working class areas. I wouldn't let my wains anywhere near the place and I say that as someone married to a prod.
What exactly do you think is going to happen?  Other than getting to see the best European footballers on their doorstep at an affordable ticket price? 

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« Reply #566 on: October 08, 2015, 11:34:01 PM »
It'll be another generation before any significant numbers from a nationalist background support NI. Even then it is unlikely to be children from working class areas. I wouldn't let my wains anywhere near the place and I say that as someone married to a prod.
By the way, I'm pretty sure plent of kids from working class areas used to attend Ireland / Northern Ireland games in the past.  The  Sash / Billy Boys shite only started as far as I'm aware when there was civil strife on the streets of Belfast / NI.

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Re: Official Irish Football Association Thread (Northern Ireland)
« Reply #567 on: October 08, 2015, 11:34:37 PM »
Well done indeed. Scored a lot of goals and they did the business. Local lad McGinn played his part and i'm proud of him.

I remember 82 and 86 and the buzz was great, even if I was a lad.......

Listening to the radio for the game, and the fans are fair belting out Sweet Caroline and The road to Amarillo.........
No Sash or Billy Boys?
Kind of seems that this is what you would like to hear.
You lot are sticklers for tradition so it would a shame for youse to shun your past now.

Ah now, that's a shit argument. And it doesn't reflect well on progressive nationalism. If you provide proof those sectarian songs exist in 2015 @ Windsor Park then you're correct .

If not, it comes across a bit plastic and tired.
Fair play.  Good point, well made.  No sectarianism at WP these days.  Once we sack off GSTQ, or at the very least sing another anthem alongside it like the rugby, hopefully we will attract more nationalist fans.  I think today's team had 9 out of 11 born in NI, so be good if everyone could get behinf local lads doing well.
Good point.. but in the meantime whilst more and more unionist backgrounds  play gaelic sports I think the norn irish gael can row in behind the norn irish and give them their moment in the sun.

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Re: Official Irish Football Association Thread (Northern Ireland)
« Reply #568 on: October 08, 2015, 11:40:26 PM »
Fair play to NI they did really well.

I think Shaftesbury square has been taken over by the GAWA doing the bouncy and asking if James McClean is watching. Not exactly progressive!!!

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Re: Official Irish Football Association Thread (Northern Ireland)
« Reply #569 on: October 08, 2015, 11:41:42 PM »
Strange in today's society that there is still such a stigma in a Nationalist supporting NI. GSTQ is the last real barrier imo, it's the IFA's 'no security forces allowed to play GAA' issue -for want of a better analogy. It mightn't make a big pile of difference, bums on seats wise, but it'll help alter a long held perception in the Nationalist community.