Hello football fans.
This thread is for discussion of the real thing: the lower leagues of all footballing nations. Then we can discuss them passionately, rather than making passing references to our team that get swamped away by discussion as to who has the shiniest boots in the Man U u-19 second string.
Obviously I'm not a moderator, but I believe it would be out of the spirit of this thread if any of the following (and others) were discussed here (unless discussed in such a way as to why the lower leagues are better):
Players like this:
are not welcome.
We want real teams, real players:
I hope this thread is a success. It will hardly detract from the main English football thread, which is mainly Premiership and England's national side based. I know I'll still post in it, but from now on this will be my first port of call.
I know the season's nearly over; that's why i thought starting this thread now would be a good idea, as it gives us the chance to discuss our teams' transfers, without worrying about Steven Gerrard's signing-on fee.
And of course, the play-offs are currently happening. Oldham V Blackpool tomorrow. Jesus, picking a winner there is like asking if I'd rather drown or get shot in the mouth.