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    The magic of the cup.

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    Parking the bus.

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    Moyes/McClaren/Bilic has lost the dressing room.
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    "Rory Burns wafted and whooshed, hit a few, edged a few more and batted at times with all the graceful serenity of a man trying to force his way head-first through a privet hedge." - Barney Ronay on the Surrey opener's maiden test ton

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post

    Moyes/McClaren/Bilic has lost the dressing room.
    You missed off Mourinho.

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    Get the kids in at least they’ll show some passion

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    Couldn't quite get over the line.

    Didn't quite have enough left in the tank.


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    Has a good eye for goal.

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    It’s coming home.

    Actually, that presumably means it’s going to Uruguay, given they won the first one.

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    It's squeaky bum time.

    The boys gave 110%.

    That's schoolboy stuff.

    It was easier to score from there.

    If they're good enough, they're old enough.

    He's lost a yard of pace.

    West Ham/Ipswich/Fulham have always been a team that likes to play football.

    They look a good side on paper.

    Less than the sum of their parts.

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    Poor defending in the lead up to that goal
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    You need to clap a cows c**** over your head and get a woolly bull to f**** some sense into you.

    "Do you know why I have credibility? Because I don't exude morality." - Bob Hawke

    #408. Sixty three not out forever.

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    If they're good enough, they're old enough.
    Haha I actually use this one at work when I get told I look too young to be doing my job.

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    Probably going wide but the keeper wasn't to know.

    What even tense is that? Is it the only time in all of the English language that it's ever used?

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    Haha, it's not an uncommon turn of phrase imo, but I am decidedly middle class.

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    Shearer's ''wide positions'' grates.
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