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football. someone explain the attraction of it? Actually I don't really like any sports...hmmm
I couldn't really get into it until I actually went to a game.
Try that though.
So I guess you can forget that post :(
but I suck so no-one to play with!
22 (+ substitutes) men run around a bit of grass for an hour and a half, thwacking a bit of air filled plastic around and shouting and grunting a lot.
you're surrounded by absolute twats who do nothing but complain and moan about having to pay £15 to go and see a shit team in a shit stadium in a shit town, who, upon being heavily beaten by a team who haven't won for AGES, claim they'll never return, only to go back for more the week after.
the matches are usually fairly tedious affairs with few moments of real excitement. any entertainment comes from people making puns on the referee's surname, for example:
trevor kettle- "you're a mug, kettle!"
"if someone from the fa's watching this, you'll be in hot water, kettle!"
"that's you down to a tee, kettle!"
any goals scored are usually in the opposition's favour. this can be met with the popular 'head in hands' pose, or, if it's a particularly retarded piece of football from your team, a furious kick of the guy in front's seat, which will probably have been vacated after the third goal went in anyway.
no, i have absolutely no idea why i bother.
Who do you support?
do i win?
who do you support?
I'm not so sure if you win, because it's so depressing knowing we were in the champions league a few years ago, and seeing what we've become.
but I never miss an opportunity to laugh at Leeds United.
It's getting ridiculous.
Why not much of a fan?
but in the 2 times I've seen Leeds against Argyle the phrase "Dirty, Dirty Leeds" rings so true.
And now you have a short arsed cunt in charge.
I despise Wise.
When did you see Argyle v Leeds? To be honest, your comment was probably fair, I'm just wondering which squads you're talking about.
And the season before that, I can't remember.
we were in the championship a few years ago. this is our third season in the basement division. lame.
i imagine leeds would be a pretty depressing team to support though!
I'm actually totally relieved our game against Birmingham tomorrow has been called off!
It delays the humiliation...
Although at Argyle it's £20 for the dubious pleasure of standing up for 2 hours with a bunch of moaning cunts around you.
So why am I going next Tuesday?
it's only £10, to watch Peterborough. Oh god I'm exciting myself.
Haha, no, nothing can beat that winning feeling, and if we don't beat Peterborough I might as well give up.
£24 a seat at Argyle, but it's not the same as being on the Terraces, cause I have legs of steel.
our match at walsall is on telly on monday. i get to enjoy being an armchair supporter for a change :D
and we always lose when i go to walsall. it is quite nice though.
is homo eroticism.
it's a good topic.
I know that whatever happens to me, if I make it to be old and grey I'll still be cursing at my tele come a Saturday afternoon. I could live for another 70 years and I know that my allegiance to the rip roaring top scoring Gunners will last just as long as I do
There isn't much you can say that about. Football is AMAZING. It's practically everything. Whether it be shouting at a poor quality large screen in some North London pub or connecting with a volley so... so sweetly down the park. The kind of volley connection that comes round only once in a year or so
I have to brave the cold and wet, or try to tune in the radio!
football films/books always seem really phoney to me. too much melodramatic fist pumping and not enough utter boredom. although a story about watching a sucession of boring football matches might not be a bestseller.
And Nick Hornby might be a lot of things, but I don't think his passion for football can be questioned. I haven't read that book in a while actually. I can see it, up there on my shelf, staring at me like some kind of intimidating literate hooligan
that when you try and describe your passion for what is 'just' a sport in words, it ends up looking ridiculous.
like someone eating a cake and writing an essay about how tasty it was. it's just a cake! but when you have some of the cake, you can understand exactly what they mean because you're feeling and tasting the same things that the writer has.
where was i? yes, football is like a cake. or something. i want cake now.
then Grimsby town is a mouldy crumb. ;-D
lately i have experienced renewed interest in watching football, it's just the caring who wins that seems strange to me. but i had a big argument with crablin already about this.
i try occasionally though
Make up. And babies. Someone explain the attraction of it? Actually I don't really like anything that smells of vagina...hmmmm
ummm I don't know what kind of make up you've been sniffing...
of that one.
because you smell of it.
LOOOLLLLL!!!!1111 HE WENT THERE! ThAT WAS A GOaL! LMAOCERAPTOR! WHEEeEeEY! UP THE COUNTY! EXCUSE ME, BUT i SA1D I WANTED THE FRESH FRUIT SALALD
soooo immature. Parse-phoney.
though I like playing football... as long as people arnt taking it seriously.
I HATE watching it though. Except the world cup.
I just find it hard to connect with a team of people who I know for a fact are greedy, money grabbing tossers, and are coached by a money grabbing tosser. I cant get involved unless theres a story like "they need to win this game to give little timmy his heart operation". You just dont know where the players loyalty lies, or what theyre playing for.
With internationals at least it gives you a chance to be a little bit racist towards everybody that isnt you