FA Cup 2018, the thread that keeps on giving

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Re: FA Cup 2018, the thread that keeps on giving

Postby Darkness_Fish » 07 Dec 2017, 20:47

I'm hoping/guessing I was the only person to watch the AFC Fylde/Wigan Athletic game on Friday. One of the most penalties of penalties that's ever been given to let them back into the match, only by using firearms could it have been a more blatant foul.
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Postby Dr Markus » 08 Jan 2018, 19:27

Fucking WBA, bastards.
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Postby The Red Heifer » 08 Jan 2018, 20:03

At least Stevenage didn't beat us.

Yet. :lol:
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Postby Rayge » 19 Feb 2018, 21:36

My oh my, life in the old competition yet.
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Re: FA Cup 2018, the thread that keeps on giving

Postby The Modernist » 19 Feb 2018, 22:05

Great finish wasn't it?

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Postby Pansy Puff » 19 Feb 2018, 22:06

Bah
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Postby Pansy Puff » 19 Feb 2018, 22:07

Well done, Wigan.
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Postby Dr Markus » 19 Feb 2018, 22:25

City fans didn't take it too well, one Wigan fan took it a bit too well.
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Postby Darkness_Fish » 19 Feb 2018, 22:26

Was there a game on tonight?

I can't believe the old man wasn't here to watch it, I was still half expecting a phone call when Grigg scored. What a game.
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Postby Pansy Puff » 19 Feb 2018, 22:27

The Great Defector wrote:City fans didn't take it too well, one Wigan fan took it a bit too well.

Didn't we?
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Re: FA Cup 2018, the thread that keeps on giving

Postby Dr Markus » 19 Feb 2018, 22:33

Not the ones at the game no.
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Re: FA Cup 2018, the thread that keeps on giving

Postby Darkness_Fish » 19 Feb 2018, 22:36

To be fair, the city fans were only following Agueros lead.
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Re: FA Cup 2018, the thread that keeps on giving

Postby Pansy Puff » 19 Feb 2018, 22:39

I must have missed all this. What happened?
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Postby gash on ignore » 19 Feb 2018, 22:42

A right battering.
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Postby Darkness_Fish » 19 Feb 2018, 22:43

K wrote:I must have missed all this. What happened?

Bit of a pitch invasion at the end, Aguero had a bit of a swipe at a fan. Then the city fans started throwing shit at the stewards and police.
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Re: FA Cup 2018, the thread that keeps on giving

Postby Dr Markus » 19 Feb 2018, 22:45

BBC showed at least one billboard amongst other things thrown at the stewards. Augero didn't take too well to a Wigan fan taunting him at the end.
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Re: FA Cup 2018, the thread that keeps on giving

Postby Diamond Dog » 20 Feb 2018, 17:57

Darkness_Fish wrote:Bit of a pitch invasion at the end, Aguero had a bit of a swipe at a fan.


Once you step onto that pitch as a fan, you're fair game in my view.

With the increasing amount of fucking lunatics seemingly courting publicity via social media, how long will it be before we get a player assaulted (or worse) by a fan? No wonder players are increasingly likely to 'get their retaliation in first'.

Fuck 'em - they want to act like a dick and taunt a player on the pitch after a defeat, don't be surprised if the player reacts.

(I'm not saying you were condoning the fans, D-F by the way)
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Re: FA Cup 2018, the thread that keeps on giving

Postby PENK » 20 Feb 2018, 18:04

Alleged that the Wigan fan spat at and abused Agüero.
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Re: FA Cup 2018, the thread that keeps on giving

Postby Darkness_Fish » 21 Feb 2018, 08:39

Must've had some United fans sneak into the Wigan crowd.

I certainly don't condone pitch invasions either, btw. it's ok as a 10 year old, but there's something pathetic about grown men running about the pitch, whether celebrating, or taunting. Or playing football, half the time with latics.
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Re: FA Cup 2018, the thread that keeps on giving

Postby PENK » 21 Feb 2018, 12:07

Every club has a few arsehole fans I suppose.

I can understand pitch invasions in celebration of major triumphs but why start having a pop at opposition players like that?
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