Have I Got Old News For You

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Re: Have I Got Old News For You

Post by slappy » Mon May 18, 2020 10:24 am

Commentator John Murray sorts through his drawers and finds his press pass for his first ever national radio commentary.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/52660299

if you don't want to click through, it was a league cup replay : Oxford - Port Vale in 1996.

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Re: Have I Got Old News For You

Post by slappy » Tue May 26, 2020 10:22 am

Quite a few Oxford connections in this story about Shaun Derry's time at Portsmouth.
https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/sport/nost ... pp-2864128

[Shaun Derry, Graham Rix, Courtney Pitt]

Quite unbelievable finish to the article though by Derry...

‘Perhaps he’d reflect on his managerial career and might say that had he adopted some different characteristics into his management style then he may have had different outcomes at different places.

‘But you are what you are – and, for me, Graham Rix is first and foremost a thoroughly decent human being.’

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Re: Have I Got Old News For You

Post by slappy » Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:02 am

A few players with Oxford connections in this review of England's U-17 European Championship winners from 2010.
https://www.givemesport.com/1571048-eng ... -squad-now

[TL;DR] Luke Garbutt, George Thorne (not sure if any others).

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Re: Have I Got Old News For You

Post by slappy » Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:29 am

Whatever happened to the side from Jurgen Klopp's first win as Liverpool manager? (October 2015).
https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/sport/f ... p-18361988

[TL;DR Cameron Brannagan played in the league cup tie against Bournemouth]

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Re: Have I Got Old News For You

Post by slappy » Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:26 am

Guardian article on the Stein brothers
https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... d-struggle

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Re: Have I Got Old News For You

Post by slappy » Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:39 am

Looking back on Robbie Mustoe's Middlesbrough career (signed from us).
https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/sport/foo ... s-18493228

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Re: Have I Got Old News For You

Post by Kernow Yellow » Wed Jul 01, 2020 2:53 pm

slappy wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:26 am
Guardian article on the Stein brothers
https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... d-struggle
‘against [Luton’s] fierce rivals Oxford United’

Really?

Interesting article though.

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