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  1. Ulloa new contract

    I'm sure the real story will out in time.
  2. Next up.. West Ham (a)..Friday 8pm ko

    My mate...
  3. Ulloa new contract

    This is closer to the truth I think. I think there may be "personal reasons" related to the compassionate leave he had at the end of last season. So it may be a heart ruling the head decision from the owners but it's their money I suppos.
  4. Black Friday deals

    If there is something specific you are after, and you've watched the prices over a period of time, then great.
  5. Next up.. West Ham (a)..Friday 8pm ko

    i sympathise with you mate. Your owners are proper crooks yet seem to have pulled the wool over the general public's eyes due to their shiny PR. "Lady Brady's on the Apprentice right, so she must be a bona fide business women?" The OS move is a farce. The insistence that Athletics was retained there by the London Legacy team was admirable enough, but of course you can't have a 60,000 seat Athletics stadium which gets used once a year. So having backed themselves into a corner needing an anchor tenant along come Gold, Sullivan and Brady to royally have their pants down and get the keys to a totally unsuitable stadium to replace the perfectly adequate (and atmospheric) one they already had, leaving the taxpayer with a huge bill for decades to come. No home games in August (esp a problem if/when you are relegated ), and no home games on Boxing Day because of the Next sale! FFS - what a farce. The Olympic Stadium is brilliant btw - I've been there for Athletics and the noise and atmosphere is comparable to anything I've witnessed in a football ground, but it doesn't seem to transfer well to football mode. I guess if you were riding high at the top of the league, the atmosphere would not be a problem though? Good luck. I'm not sure personally that the chant idea will necessarily work, but worth a try. Suppose you can't lob tennis balls onto the pitch unless you've got a really good throw!
  6. Absolute cvnts of our time Pt.MXXVI

    This cvnt has always been a cvnt but has just reminded us: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-42095074 One of the killers of toddler James Bulger has been recalled to prison suspected of having child abuse images on his computer. It is the second time Jon Venables has been sent back to jail for the same suspected offence. In a statement, James' mother Denise Fergus said: "Venables has now proved beyond any doubt what a vile, perverted psychopath he has always been." The 35-year-old was recalled last week but has not yet been charged. He was first recalled in 2010, following his release in 2001 after serving eight years for the murder of James, aged two, in 1993. Image copyrightPA Image captionJames Bulger was two when he was abducted and killed in 1993 Ms Fergus went on to say: "I predicted Venables would re-offend unless they kept a very tight rein on him and I pray that now, someone from the UK government will finally listen to me." She said "what hurts me most is the way the probation service has tried to cover this up", adding she was only told on Wednesday night that Venables was taken back into custody a week ago. Mrs Fergus said it was "clear that they were trying to keep this quiet, until they got a call from the media". She said she received "a hurried call" from the probation service at 20:40 GMT with "few details given, just that he had breached his terms of the licence and returned to prison", which left her "extremely upset, angry and feeling insulted". She said she would consider making a formal complaint to the probation service. Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Image captionDenise Fergus "feared" Venables would re-offend A Ministry of Justice (MoJ) spokeswoman said it takes the duty of updating victims' families "extremely seriously". "A dedicated victim liaison officer contacts families as soon as the offender is charged, but we regret the additional distress this has caused in this case. "We want to reassure Mrs Fergus and Mr Bulger [James's father] that a liaison officer will continue to stay in regular contact with them as the case progresses." On 12 February 1993, James - just a few weeks short of his third birthday - was reported missing by his mother from outside a butcher's shop in the New Strand Shopping Centre in Bootle, Merseyside. Image copyrightPA Image captionCCTV images showed James Bulger being led away by the two boys in a shopping centre CCTV images revealed he had been lured away by Venables and Robert Thompson, both then aged 10. His body was found two days later on a railway line. He had been stripped from the waist down, paint had been thrown in his eyes and he had been beaten to death with bricks and a metal bar. Thompson and Venables were arrested and charged within days. They were both convicted at Preston Crown Court of James's murder, in November 1993. In 2001, the pair were released - with new identities - from secure children's homes on life licence, meaning they can be recalled at any time. Analysis: Daniel Sandford, BBC home affairs correspondent What appear to be images of child abuse were found on a computer linked to Jon Venables last week, during a routine visit. He was recalled to prison immediately. The police force investigating him has not been named, as it might reveal where he has been living under a second new identity. Venables was jailed for life in 1993 for murdering and torturing two-year-old James Bulger. He was first released - on licence - in 2001, but jailed again in 2010 for possession of child abuse images. He was released a second time in 2013, at which point James Bulger's parents said they were "filled with terror". The parole board will now have to decide whether - or when - it is safe to release him again, and will take into account if he appears to be re-offending in a similar vein. Venables was recalled to prison in 2010 after accessing images of child abuse and breaching his parole conditions by visiting Merseyside. He had developed drug and drink problems, started behaving anti-socially and had revealed his real identity to friends. Venables was released again in 2013 with a second new identity.
  7. Next up.. West Ham (a)..Friday 8pm ko

    http://www.kumb.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=170006 They (the fans) have been shafted with this stadium move really. They've even been told then can't have home games on Boxing Day because Westfield will be too busy with shoppers!
  8. Next up.. West Ham (a)..Friday 8pm ko

    Lots of discontent amongst their fans (not suprisingly so given the circumstances). Talk of a protest of some description on Friday night.
  9. 'Plaudits for our atmosphere' ?! Not any more

    the atmosphere is always proportional to the football. Our "incredible atmosphere" began at the start of the Great Escape, which just happenned to coincide with introduction of the clappers. It then followed through the following season in which we won the PL - how could the atmosphere not be good with that going on? Now that the excitement levels have tailed off, so has the atmosphere.
  10. The Apprentice 2017

    Joanna definately had the best swimsuit.....
  11. Ashes 2017

    I love an Ashes series down under on the radio. Reminds me of when I was a kid with a crappy transistor radio in a time when just being able to listen to a cricket match on the other side of the world was incredible. Listening to them describing the humid heat of Sydney or Adelaide whilst I shivered under the covers of our non centrally heated house in Leicester evokes wonderful nostalgic memories for me. Wonderful stuff. Still, need to sleep now. Hopefully wake up to a decent score by England. A draw would be a great result in Brisbane and would open up the series...
  12. Ashes 2017

    Won the toss, batting first.
  13. Ashes 2017

    I got caught out by this too. Assumed it was on Sky. Only discovered earlier that it is on BT!
  14. Cricket 2017

    I know. It's bloody annoying. We were better off when Sky had everything - at least you paid your money and took your pick. Now you need two subscriptions! Looks like TMS for me!
  15. Cricket 2017

    Just learned this isn't on Sky...
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