Love them or Loathe them??
At least Aussies now know what a "chav" is...
I love the way cricket has attracted "The masses" - But can't stand their noise, why do they have to chant like they're watching football?
Originally Posted by Langeveldt
There not really chavs, they can't afford to do stuff like this. They're just passionate.
You've got to love the great Barmy Army.
Love their noise. I wish they'd come up with some proper songs instead of sticking to boring, universal soccer chants, though.Originally Posted by Langeveldt
Whats so bad about the Barmys songs.
On Sky today, there seemed to be one excessivley drunk bloke, shouting at the top of his voice (I couldn't understand what he was saying), did anyone else hear him?
Sky had the FX mikes turned up waaay too high.. It was like being in a pub
I was thinking that about the stump mikes. FX?Originally Posted by Langeveldt
In the coverage I heard right at the end there was an obviously refreshed punter who kept yelling, "Freddie doesn't like you, Stephen." after Harmy wasn't given the new cherry.
- As featured in The Independent.
"This is not the time for namby-pamby promising youngsters who might just do something; not the time for building for the future. Pragmatism rules and they don't come more pragmatic than Rogers."
- Victor Marks makes the case for stiff-legged and stiff-armed 35 year old left-handers in Ashes squads
Legends, England fans, cricket and football (the good ones) are the finest support going. Always come back for more, singing louder than ever, and they annoy the Aussies so what more do you want?
The Fanatics? Pfffttt. Amateurs.
It made me chuckle after lunch when Holding was commentating and they were talking about the fanatics but Mikey kept referring to them as the fantastics
They started out as tennis supporters, what do you expect. Singing at the cricket is just wrong. Cricket Australia commissioned Greg Champion to come up with songs to combat the barmy army, thankfully I haven't heard any of his work, there's no doubt they would be cringeworthy to begin with but after they have been been through the censors at CA, I shudder at the thought.Originally Posted by UncleTheOne
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