I am sure I will be slated for this - but all my life I have said I don't care if we finished 17th as long as Liverpool were 18th. Well after all these years, that is where we find ourselves tonight. Oh for the season to end now!
Yes, they will probably take a point at least from Blackpool and push us back into the bottom 3, but just for these 24 hours I am going to enjoy the banter, ribbing and humour of the rivalry between our clubs.
Of course, by 2 weeks from now - when we beat them in the Derby, we will go back above them and also to mid table obscurity - but for tomorrow when I greet our vicar I will just re-assure him that they are probably too good to go down.
Don't you just love football!?
Phil Roberts, Posted 02/10/2010 at 23:54:07
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1 Posted 03/10/2010 at 07:09:40
2 Posted 03/10/2010 at 08:46:04
3 Posted 03/10/2010 at 09:36:35
4 Posted 03/10/2010 at 10:15:19
Anyway, one of them came over and made a comment about being bitter or some such nonsense and about twenty of us simultaeneously broke into a chorus of 'we'll meet again, do'nt know where, do'nt know when'.
Not sure why i'm sharing this with you all other than the fact it was funny as hell!!
5 Posted 03/10/2010 at 10:43:23
6 Posted 03/10/2010 at 10:46:11
And yes, it feels bloody awesome to have leapfrogged that mob...
7 Posted 03/10/2010 at 11:51:57
No wonder the club got rid of 'the People's Club' motto - fuckin joke.
8 Posted 03/10/2010 at 12:45:36
9 Posted 03/10/2010 at 12:51:05
10 Posted 03/10/2010 at 13:28:15
11 Posted 03/10/2010 at 14:20:44
Don't get me wrong, if they're still in the drop zone there will be a spring in my step going to work, and I might/will email all my RS 'chums' the table. But that doesn't colour my football, because at the end of the day I want Everton to win things and don't really give a flying fuck about the shite. No wonder they call us the bitters; but some of us act more like the lesser talented, uglier brother being delighted that his more successful handsome brother has been given the red card by his girlfriend or he?s been made redundant. Schadenfreude no matter how good it feels will always be second hand thrills
12 Posted 03/10/2010 at 14:27:13
13 Posted 03/10/2010 at 14:27:31
I used to go to Liverpool with my mate every now and again as he had no one else to go with as most of us were Evertonians in our class and Liverpool were not that good then anyway (I think my Dad had gone to Evertons away game)
Anyway we were in the boys pen (6d to get in I think) and it was a typical August day, lashing down from what I can remember.
What made this rare trip to Liverpools ground so memorable for me ? Well making his debut that day for Blackpool was a 17 year old, skinny, little red haired kid with long baggy shorts and tied up socks, with his sleeves over his hands.
Little did I realise that this kid, who ran the game, would go on to play for my beloved Everton and become arguably our greatest player.
It was Alan Ball, my mate and me spoke about him on the bus ride home, but the next time I remember seeing him was at Bloomfield Road when we lost 2-0 the week before the 3rd round of the cup in 1966.
I hated him that day as he totally humiliated us, at one time sitting on the ball and daring Everton defenders to try and get it off him.
My Dad said to me on the way home, some day he will play for us and I said I hope not !
14 Posted 03/10/2010 at 15:34:17
Woy will not be a happy bunny if this keeps up.
Holloway for England manager!
15 Posted 03/10/2010 at 15:34:55
16 Posted 03/10/2010 at 15:35:52
17 Posted 03/10/2010 at 15:45:18
18 Posted 03/10/2010 at 15:46:29
19 Posted 03/10/2010 at 15:48:28
20 Posted 03/10/2010 at 15:49:11
21 Posted 03/10/2010 at 15:50:50
22 Posted 03/10/2010 at 15:57:12
23 Posted 03/10/2010 at 15:59:28
24 Posted 03/10/2010 at 15:58:14
From BBC website.
25 Posted 03/10/2010 at 16:01:02
Again from BBC, don't know how serious it is but surely a major doubt for the derby.
26 Posted 03/10/2010 at 16:04:47
27 Posted 03/10/2010 at 16:09:44
28 Posted 03/10/2010 at 16:30:41
29 Posted 03/10/2010 at 16:40:13
30 Posted 03/10/2010 at 16:52:26
Ho ho ho!
31 Posted 03/10/2010 at 16:51:21
Stuart Hall called Anfield the Colloseum (forgive the spelling) didn't he? Well I'd love to see all those Norwegians back outside protesting up towards the Boardroom now shouting 'Welease Woy' in the style of Life of Brian!
32 Posted 03/10/2010 at 16:54:26
33 Posted 03/10/2010 at 16:59:26
34 Posted 03/10/2010 at 16:58:27
Like it or not, as much as people moan, Everton get close to a sellout most weeks, and if you want to attend games like the derby, you have to plan ahead. Having a pop at the system after the fact is rather lame.
35 Posted 03/10/2010 at 17:07:43
36 Posted 03/10/2010 at 17:08:45
Just need some advice now.
How long do I leave it before I ring my vicar (who is also a lifelong mate) and say perhaps you are not too good to go down?
37 Posted 03/10/2010 at 17:12:03
38 Posted 03/10/2010 at 17:13:25
39 Posted 03/10/2010 at 17:16:50
Other than their good two players, they are looking as bland and uninspired as Newcastle two seasons back.
40 Posted 03/10/2010 at 17:16:05
41 Posted 03/10/2010 at 17:17:53
42 Posted 03/10/2010 at 17:27:04
43 Posted 03/10/2010 at 17:34:05
44 Posted 03/10/2010 at 17:40:59
45 Posted 03/10/2010 at 17:48:46
46 Posted 03/10/2010 at 17:51:59
But Moyes has this god given opportunity to stick the knife right in to these clowns, Torres looks like he's downed tools, Gerard's showing signs of tiredness and I'd struggle to mention any of the others.
A candle will always be lit in honour of the 3 musketeers of Benitez, Hicks and Gillette, in my wildest dreams I could'nt see this coming. We are a better team than them and should go for their jugular, no fannying around.
Get in there blues, stuff the gormless fuckers
47 Posted 03/10/2010 at 17:57:06
Your boys took one hell of a beating!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Happy fuckin days.
48 Posted 03/10/2010 at 18:07:21
You're quite right, if this was the other way round , they would give it to us big time!
We need to get fucked into them straight away, and dive and fall over anywhere near the box, just like they would. I can see Coleman flying into the box, and getting a pen.
We need to go at them like never before, and rub their red noses in it.
Going down, going down, going down!!!
49 Posted 03/10/2010 at 18:22:32
50 Posted 03/10/2010 at 18:32:53
Well as Ian Holloway would put it... it feels like being the fat mate being asked to get off with the ugly fat bird, so your good-looking, manicured, pedicured, groomed, tall and slim mate can take the classy looking bird home. You know, Heather on 'Enders.
Well I think that many of that fucking shower across the park are treating us like the fat mate and I'm sick of it. They've got into too much debt by being flash, spending money they didn't have, courting players they couldn't afford and now the banks are calling for the debt to be re-paid. So soon the mortgage can't be paid and they are well and truly fucked.
So what do they do? Start talking about the possibility of sharing and coming back to the fat mate to dig them out. Well they can fuck right off this time because we have had enough of their superiority complex, living on the back of success of the 70s and 80s.
The start of this season has given us a reality check as we were possibly in danger of changing our original values and roots that got us where we are. So I would look at the start of this season in a positive light so long as we do something about it and get back to winning ways.
Why the fuck would we want to put millions into a stadium with them when they are possibly going into administration, could not afford the finance, and bring us down with them? If due diligence is done, would it reveal that they are not the best partner to throw shedloads of money at. I hope the board listen to their proposals then take them away to carefully consider as ONE of OUR options. Throw away the fucking cap out of your hand Bill and plonk your nuts on the table with the big boys to proudly represent everything that Everton and Evertonians stand for because Nil Satis Nisi Optimum
51 Posted 03/10/2010 at 18:35:33
52 Posted 03/10/2010 at 18:38:14
Must be prepared for the Derby. Rats are most dangerous when cornered.
53 Posted 03/10/2010 at 18:43:07
54 Posted 03/10/2010 at 18:44:50
Took your advice, absolutely hilarious.....they want Rafa back!!!
Wasn't aware of the Carragher/Gerard conspiracy theory, they're all over it aren't they blaming them for Rafa's departure, and Roy Hodgeson, he's dead in the water.
Best though is they're doing their pants about the "bitters", ho ho ho.
"Sons of Arseholes"
55 Posted 03/10/2010 at 18:49:25
From the derby perspective we said last season this was the worst RS side many could remember and we all know what happened, we need to get in really bloody hard and early doors and stamp our authority on the game as they have few players up for a fight, silence them and they will fold.
56 Posted 03/10/2010 at 19:02:49
Then, Bill (48), great post! Being a big lad through my teens and tewenties this sounds sadly familiar ;)
Yes, I would settle for this table! Who wouldn't?
57 Posted 03/10/2010 at 19:08:57
This is EVERTON...we will probably lose the Goodison derby ( 1-2....two penos for them , Fellaini Red Card )
58 Posted 03/10/2010 at 19:08:33
59 Posted 03/10/2010 at 19:17:54
60 Posted 03/10/2010 at 19:31:13
61 Posted 03/10/2010 at 19:37:22
62 Posted 03/10/2010 at 19:39:08
63 Posted 03/10/2010 at 19:38:06
64 Posted 03/10/2010 at 19:57:28
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That made me laugh!
66 Posted 03/10/2010 at 20:26:04
The sheer lack of intelligent comment on RAWK is staggering, and makes all TW contributors look like Shakespear in comparison!
PS - I can't stop smiling! Bring on 17/10 - COYB!
67 Posted 03/10/2010 at 20:07:44
I never, ever want to see an Everton side finnish 17th ever again. Irrespective of what ever the RS are doing.
68 Posted 03/10/2010 at 20:35:50
LIVERPOOL FC are likely to avoid a Premier League points deduction even if the Royal Bank of Scotland takes over the club. The Reds face the very real possibility the bank could grab control by the middle of this month if American owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett fail to pay the £237m debt. Some football legal experts have predicted that Kop Holdings, which owns LFC, would automatically be placed into administration. But the ECHO understands the Premier League would not view that move as Liverpool being declared insolvent. Regular discussions have been taking place between Liverpool chairman Martin Broughton and league chief executive Richard Scudamore. The Reds have been seeking clarification on the potential scenario if RBS took temporary charge at Anfield. Sources have indicated a nine point deduction, threatened to football clubs when they go bust like Portsmouth last season, would not materialise.
There's a fucking surprise.
69 Posted 03/10/2010 at 20:09:02
1) The girl who does that 'neck thing' on that 'ISA ISA baby' ad.
2) Lord Haw Haw.
4) Bonnie Tyler.
5) Terry Fuckwit
6) The satsuma-coloured feller who does those antiques shows.
7) ARP Warden Hodges.
8) Louis Walsh.
10) Ray Langton.
70 Posted 03/10/2010 at 20:51:40
71 Posted 03/10/2010 at 20:50:10
72 Posted 03/10/2010 at 20:53:44
73 Posted 03/10/2010 at 20:54:05
74 Posted 03/10/2010 at 20:58:56
75 Posted 03/10/2010 at 21:07:55
76 Posted 03/10/2010 at 21:12:39
77 Posted 03/10/2010 at 21:24:32
78 Posted 03/10/2010 at 21:22:03
I thought it was Southampton's holding company that went bust, but they still received a points deduction. Can anyone confirm this? Are the rules different for Premier League clubs? Or (as usual) are the kopites going to get away it again?
79 Posted 03/10/2010 at 21:27:19
Winthorpe would be a good fan.
80 Posted 03/10/2010 at 21:43:53
1) Vincent Gallo.
2) Martin Bryce
3) Bill Hicks
4) Tony Hancock
5) Joan Bakewell.
6) Suicidal Syd.
7) Ethelred the Unready.
8) Rupert 'Who's Tommy Lawton!?' Rigsby.
9) King Canute.
10) Jeff Bridges
81 Posted 03/10/2010 at 21:46:49
Eugene, some obvious RS
Gap Toothed Twatbuck
Stan one unfunny joke repeated to death Boardman
82 Posted 03/10/2010 at 21:39:38
83 Posted 03/10/2010 at 21:45:32
1) Alex Reid.
2) Tom Cruise.
3) Sam Allardyce.
4) Mel Gibson.
5) The entire cast of Pineapple Dance Studios.
6) The old paedo off Family Guy.
7) Illegal Norwegian whale-hunters.
8) OJ Simpson.
9) Jeffrey Archer.
10) Gerald Ratner.
11) Jaques Chirac.
12) Sinisa Mijhailovic.
13) Jeremy Kyle - and his pikey guests.
14) Any "Professional Scouser," on T.V.
15) Matthew Wright.
16) All of the cunts who appear on Soccer Saturday. ( Except T.C)
17) The "lads," off the WKD ads.
18) Djibril Cisse's mirror.
19) Rudi Voller's perm.
20) Mark Clattenburg.
21) Prince Phillip.
22) Cletus from The Simsons.
23) Rod Hull.
24) Rod Corkhill.
25) Jimmy Corkhill.
26) David Icke.
27) France during WW2.
28) Jim Davidson.
29) Naomi Campbells' diamond contact.
30) Joey "The Lips."
84 Posted 03/10/2010 at 22:33:48
85 Posted 03/10/2010 at 23:06:22
Every 'Big Brother' contestant.
My school's vice principle, the tosspot.
86 Posted 03/10/2010 at 23:08:34
"On 23 April 2009, Southampton were handed a 10 point deduction, following their parent company going into administration. This deduction ensured that Southampton were relegated from the Football League Championship and play the 2009?10 season in League One. Although the rules of the Football League state that a 10 point deduction would only be incurred if the club went into administration, an enquiry reported that the finances of the parent company and the club were linked to an extent that they were practically the same company/club. However the administrators and the club lawyers believed that the sanction given was unfair and "completely against the rules"
It will be very interesting to see what happens.
87 Posted 03/10/2010 at 23:25:48
I'm sure he must have spent time on the Kop when he was in Liverpool - is it just a coincidence those Nazi flags were red?
88 Posted 03/10/2010 at 23:29:36
89 Posted 03/10/2010 at 23:36:34
90 Posted 03/10/2010 at 23:35:16
91 Posted 03/10/2010 at 23:43:27
92 Posted 04/10/2010 at 07:38:56
93 Posted 04/10/2010 at 07:53:47
Oh hang on...
94 Posted 04/10/2010 at 08:59:10
Moreover if RBS did control Liverpool as a UK taxpayer I would also be contributing to Liverpool FC!!! Good reason to refuse to pay any tax..........
95 Posted 04/10/2010 at 09:13:43
How I laughed this weekend.
96 Posted 04/10/2010 at 09:18:55
We all know, they'll come out of this smelling of roses still. Any joy I'm getting at the moment, I'm sure will turn to frustration as they get let off time and time again and the rules are bent for them to make sure this 'institution' of the English game doesn't go under.
97 Posted 04/10/2010 at 10:10:48
I'm wondering around London today without a care in the world, and couldn't care less that there is a Tube strike on.
98 Posted 04/10/2010 at 10:17:13
99 Posted 04/10/2010 at 09:38:39
100 Posted 04/10/2010 at 11:31:28
15th October, RBS are due to call in their loan, with the very real prospect of KOP Holdings being placed in receivership and Liverpool (using the Southampton model as precedent) facing a 10pt deduction.
17th October, we might be playing a WS team who are in further disarray and bottom of the league with -4pts.
101 Posted 04/10/2010 at 11:43:28
Red Shites Torres and Gerrard were talking in the dressing room when Hodgson walked in.
"Hey Boss, have you ever tweeted?" said Torres.
"Yes" said Hodgson "I've just tweeted the Evertonians to a gweat weekend".
102 Posted 04/10/2010 at 12:11:34
"Stop walking in on us, you bastard!"
103 Posted 04/10/2010 at 12:12:21
104 Posted 04/10/2010 at 12:25:04
You deserve every comment and every ringing sound of laughter. Why? because the boot is on the other foot, you have had your fun kicking us over the years, Karma is a wonderful thing.
105 Posted 04/10/2010 at 12:28:58
106 Posted 04/10/2010 at 12:51:32
107 Posted 04/10/2010 at 12:50:43
108 Posted 04/10/2010 at 14:49:58
Can we rename Toffeeweb as Tangerineweb just for today?
109 Posted 04/10/2010 at 15:42:40
110 Posted 04/10/2010 at 16:21:21
And I recall that ages ago some one wrote a bitter article on Toffeeweb but I can't find it. Can anyone get the link so that I can enjoy it all over again?
111 Posted 04/10/2010 at 16:53:18
112 Posted 04/10/2010 at 16:53:50
113 Posted 04/10/2010 at 17:08:07
As much as I am enjoying their current demise and the fact they are in the bottom three, I can't help but feel an air of caution. Why? Because previously the men in black have conspired against us in these games in order to alleviate their problems and elevate the mighty Liverpool FC out of their difficulties as it is bad for Sky's viewing figures in Norway and around the world. How else do you explain Clattenburg's decision-making back in October 2007 at Goodison?
114 Posted 04/10/2010 at 17:41:49
115 Posted 04/10/2010 at 18:12:35
116 Posted 04/10/2010 at 18:40:43
117 Posted 04/10/2010 at 19:26:23
118 Posted 04/10/2010 at 19:35:01
119 Posted 04/10/2010 at 20:21:27
Never understood those on the "high horse" of we're Everton that's all that matters, not the city I was brought up in.
120 Posted 04/10/2010 at 20:37:40
I used to think that Jacko used to favour the Red side of Liverpool on his talks both after the game and on a Monday night. I no longer think that ? I am absolutely certain of it. Listening again tonight to the Monday night programme, whenever an Everton fan comes on for a talk, he is on for a max 2 mins and there will be at least 3 Liverpool interviews or comments in between the next one.
Jacko examines the Liverpool game and team to its n-th degree but when it comes to Everton he is quite generic. No substance in his examination. I am prepared to be proven wrong but I am certain he or anyone else won't be able to prove it. I am sure he will say there are no calls from Blues fans but that wouldn't surprise me due to the attention he gives Liverpool FC ? little wonder blues don't ring in.
121 Posted 04/10/2010 at 20:59:51
He has a gweat fweind you know... Biggus Noseus (directly translated from Latin as Phil Thompson)
122 Posted 04/10/2010 at 21:09:06
Agreed Brian. This rejoicing seems tad hollow to me.
123 Posted 04/10/2010 at 21:20:38
OFF THE PITCH
I reckon one of the clowns in power will get the finance at a crazy rate of interest to buy out the other. This will buy them a couple of years, just in line with when ManU debt is up for renewal. Then both go bust good and proper.
ON THE PITCH
Torres and Gerard will be gone in January. It's already written all over lady boys face, and Stevie G can see his get out without being seen as a rat in the tinted eyes of the fans. Plus he's 30 and needs his move. Carra will also be gone.
They are my predictions. I don't predict Derby outcomes. I just hope and pray we play to our potential and give them a right good thrashing and lesson in football matters on and off the field.
I've noticed there has not been one positive word said about our BIll in all this. Maybe he is a shreud scouser like the rest of us after all.
124 Posted 04/10/2010 at 21:29:00
I don't care for it myself: it just makes us look small-time to be so pre-occupied with their fate. However, it is obviously of interest to 100+ Evertonians who have contributed thus far. Enjoy it while it lasts...
125 Posted 04/10/2010 at 22:08:16
So whilst we rightly crow and take the piss, we should also have a serious think about the possibilty of us being in the same position if we had sold out to the devil.
126 Posted 04/10/2010 at 22:26:10
127 Posted 04/10/2010 at 22:19:12
128 Posted 04/10/2010 at 22:37:19
Michael, please just let it run. We have two weeks to fill and this seems the best way. We are not making ourselves small time having a thread on how crap they are this year. Rather we are giving abit of overdue payback. Why are they there? Because we couldn't afford the rent. When the fat Spanish twat (sorry, can't remember his name) called us a small club did they all write on their websites saying 'actually they were our forefathers'? Did they bollocks. So allow ourselves this opportunity to take the piss.
I think the weal weason they are struggling is because Woy doesn't speak Spanish. I can't see that changing in the next two weeks. So relax, let's have a laugh and enjoy it.
129 Posted 04/10/2010 at 22:58:47
130 Posted 04/10/2010 at 23:02:42
Yes they're currently in the bottom three, but I feel things have actually picked up over there.
Well....erm...finally there was a win at Anfield for a team who's name finishes with 'pool'.
Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr - TISH!!
Sfx: Microphone feedback
131 Posted 05/10/2010 at 01:29:23
132 Posted 05/10/2010 at 03:00:43
133 Posted 05/10/2010 at 07:55:53
I didnt take the piss out him on Sunday - I didnt need to, in his words he rang me and said "what the fuck is going on with my football club!!!!!!!" Besides, these things always come back to bite you on the arse.
I think a lot of the piss taking is pretty subdued by the fact we are only above them on goal difference, and a certain irony that no matter how badly they do we also manage to sink to their level, its as if we're latched on to them.
3 points in the derby, put a bit of air between us and them and then maybe, just maybe we can start to rub it in - but I'm keeping schtum until at least April....!
134 Posted 05/10/2010 at 11:40:40
When you have had about 35 years of taking shite from those glory hunting tossers, you have a tendency to slightly dislike L.F.C.
Do you remember Emlyn Hughes " Liverpool are magic, Everton are tragic " on the steps of St. geoges Hall ? I do. Do you listen to all the gobshites in the media who " have always followed Liverpool. " Can you remember Benitez calling one of the greatest institutions of world football " a small club. " I can.
Now they are about to go bust, and all their players have lost the will to play for them, I am fucking luvin' it. Every time they get beat, I will stick the knife in a little further if i can, in work and in the pub.
135 Posted 05/10/2010 at 12:39:59
And yes - I am fucking bitter.
136 Posted 05/10/2010 at 13:10:26
137 Posted 05/10/2010 at 13:12:25
I do think that they will finish in the top four next season and maybe get automatic promotion the year after.
138 Posted 05/10/2010 at 13:43:42
None of this in your face stuff, just the nod and the wink and the walk away smiling. We do revenge netter than they do. Our quiet "your team is shite" manner is far more grating than a shouty dope laughing out loud and screaming the odds.
pricks, every last one of them. I don't like swearing that much on forums but these twats deserve everyfuckingthing they get. Long may it continue (well at least until the 18th)
139 Posted 05/10/2010 at 15:03:06
We absolutely should not subscribe to the high-horsed, faux-dignified "turn the other cheek, we're better than that," scenario,as that negates the existence of them as our derby rivals.
It matters not one jot that we're only faring marginally better than them at the moment, as this doesn't negate the fact that they're in turmoil ? and it is our birthright to enjoy the fact!!
Nobody on this thread is mocking West Ham, because they don't appeal to us on a tribal level.
With Liverpool ? it's local,visceral & immediate; Therefore personal.This is the very essence of derby psychology.
140 Posted 05/10/2010 at 15:33:20
What's small-time for me is coming on an Everton website and spending a lot of time and effort taking primarily about Liverpool, rather than about Everton.
Truth is, at the minute, there is not much to talk about regarding Everton, Liverpool are in the relegation places, their start to the season is probably slightly worse than ours, the financial situation they are in is definitely of interest... and we are playing then next.
Hence the thread. Enjoy!
ps: I would just be more cautious regarding the upcoming game; remember the mood ahead of the derbies last season, how it was the worst Liverpool team ever... and look what happened. I hope Moyes has learnt from that but unfortunately, I have no faith that he has learned anything.
141 Posted 05/10/2010 at 16:00:55
Well said. Half the problem with Everton is this Grandiose attitude when we need to get down and dirty.
One season In the 70s I went with two of my blue mates to Anfield, we watched the first 10 games to see if we could fathom why they were winning everything and us nada.
It was attitude.
Haven't fuckin learned, have we.
142 Posted 05/10/2010 at 16:16:12
I grew up in a family who were all reds, and apart from one mate who was a blue, the rest were also reds. I remember all the shite I had to put up with from them all. I fucking despise everything the shite stand for!
I just think it's a bit premature for all this, whilst we are only above them on goal difference, and have a chairman who is skint as fuck.
143 Posted 05/10/2010 at 17:16:41
1. We need a new venue for a stadium into the long term. They've had their chance to use Stanley Park and fucked it up good and proper, so now can't we just have it all for ourselves whilst they spend 100 years paying off their debts. If someone buys a plot of land for a house, gets the planning permission passed, but can't come up with the money to build it, then some other property developer will steam in and do the work.
I can't see any difference. OK, Everton would be a few £100 million more in debt, but we would also have a new stadium overstadowing OUR old ground (Anfield). We would be on our 3rd venue. Them fuckers still stuck on their first. (Everton 3-1 up. Get in there).
2. 3 teams get relegated each year and Everton have flirted with this a few times. 6 teams get into Europe. The more teams that have bad seasons the more chance we have of getting a Euro place or even a CL place & less chance of relegation. So let's hope more big name teams with ageing squads come a cropper against "The Pool" (black). It's all good for Everton and what we want to achieve.
3. Derby Day. I fucking hate it most times because of them jammy cheatin' bastards. They just never win fair and square. This one for me will be the biggest in years for many reasons and that's why many of us should give them as much shit over the next 2 weeks as possible. If we win, we move up the table and that's the main thing.
4. Opposing players should be shit scared of even walking onto our pitch for every match. Don't forget these are just young lads mainly. If anyone was at the infamous Wimbledon last game of the season match - that's what I want again on every match day. I want the crowd whipped into a frenzie to scare the shit out of their bunch of fuckin tossers to the point where the last place they want to spend their time is playing footy on Merseyside on any day of the week. And I mean every player of every opposing team, but especially the WS.
5. And I want Everton to start a World Peace campaign.
144 Posted 05/10/2010 at 19:32:02
It has been disclosed that the two owners of the WS were secret plants.
Their mission was to destroy LFC from the inside.
The source said that they have been in constant communication with someone high up at Goodison Park, and have been in contact 24/7
145 Posted 05/10/2010 at 19:55:44
Fucking Tom Cruise turns up as Top Gun on a tricicle and Clint Eastwood with a half chewed cigar hangin out of his mouth. "Make my day" shouts an Evertonian over to Clint to which he replies. "I'll save you Red Devils of Manchester. Right turn Clyde"..
Fuck off the lot of you back to Bollywood.
146 Posted 05/10/2010 at 19:47:11
However, if you read Phil's article, he opined that he doesn't mind finishing 17th as long as the RS finish below us, and that to me is bollocks. I don't renew my season ticket religiously season after season to be happy with a relegation dog fight, because the gobshites are in an even worse mess.
I want us to be the best team we can be playing great football and winning things and that means that I don't give a flying one about any other team. I'm old enough to remember a time when finishing 4th was nowhere, now it's considered a (financial) achievement, and now someone trying to sell me, or tell me that 17th is the new 4th.
147 Posted 05/10/2010 at 20:23:03
Now looking back at recent history, without spelling it out, can you not understand why we are the way we are when it comes to that lot?
148 Posted 05/10/2010 at 20:28:47
Just about the right timing by my book.
149 Posted 05/10/2010 at 21:42:11
150 Posted 05/10/2010 at 23:19:58
151 Posted 05/10/2010 at 23:10:42
Its an indictment on the club and the way the funding of clubs in general have led to the shysters and financial strippers owning what is, our heritage.
I grew up in a Liverpool that first and foremost looked at where you were in the table in comparison to the the other lot. If you won a cup or the league it was icing on the cake. If you finished the season above the other lot then it wasn't a bad season. Theres the measure, so lets not forget that.
Secondly, the city of Liverpool and both its clubs are family to all of us who were born there and whilst we can hate with a passion and take pleasure in their misfortune, some say even we pity them, because its the scousers way, black humour, sarcasm, wit.
But many of us are scousers and as much as we can take pleasure from each others problems there is a point at which we still bond as scousers.
Whats at risk is the fate of football clubs in our city. For very different reasons we have two sets of boards running the clubs in this city that are putting our future at risk. Its not a question of which club has done it wrong, its a question that neither club has done it right.
Perhaps there needs to regulation as to ownership of such large enterprises as Premier clubs now are. Rules on investment and the types of investment.
I don't want to see Liverpool FC disappear because that means the money men have won, that means half my family will suffer. That means the banter will stop, the rivalry that makes us passionate will go and part of the fabric that makes us so passionate for Everton will have been taken from the city of Liverpool.
Liverpool FC are the black sheep of OUR family. Love them or hate them. They are still our family.
Our plight is but a fraction of theirs but there is a point when fans say the line has been crossed and will come out in force. We aren't at that point with EFC, I am not sure if ever will be, but its a warning shot from over the park
152 Posted 05/10/2010 at 23:54:02
Nail on head that clip for me my friend.
To all you bleeding hearts, please look at that you tube clip. They are all up in arms because of one reason ; they think they have lost their god given right to win a trophy every year.
Do I feel sorry for them, and their financial plight ? Do I fuck.
153 Posted 05/10/2010 at 23:49:56
COYTB this is as good a time as any to take 3 points and keep them in the bottom 3. Woy wont be happy wabbit haha
154 Posted 06/10/2010 at 00:03:12
155 Posted 06/10/2010 at 00:06:34
When you get into bed with the Devil, don't get smug being stroked off with the odd Carling Cup, then fall in love with him after the '05 trophey.
Now he's getting his 6am taxi home and you realise you've been left with dirty sheets and a sore arse...
156 Posted 06/10/2010 at 00:53:36
157 Posted 06/10/2010 at 07:50:17
I suppose the piss taking was good whilst it lasted. No doubt the Bill K "out" brigade will come on the site moaning now. I am even more bitter than I was before. And I didn't think that was even possible.
Fat Mate syndrome kicks in...put 'Enders back on to droole over Heather as the best I could ever aspire to meeting.
158 Posted 06/10/2010 at 07:47:12
For over40 years (can't claim 50 'cos can't remember much banter before I was 7 or 8) it has always been part of the cut and thrust around Merseyside that if there are clouds you try to find the silver lining and the joke has been that if we are going to finish 17th, then the only things to sweeten that bitter pill (oh no I am going to be accused of being a bitter blue ? and I typed PILL not BILL ? Bitter Pill, Bitter Pill got it?) would be our beloved neighbours finishing below us.
I have loved this week. Mates who have been quiet as we dished it out as I have been quiet as they dished it out. I loved Chris White's (#137) comment, that is just so subtle. I loved the one about the donkeys making Blackpool feel at home. It is not PC to make fun of someone with a slight lisp but did I enjoy the one about Roy tweeting even thought I thought it was cruel.
And now today I have my next problem. My best mate in the US. How do I tell him that I am about to give the sweatshirt he bought me and the 2 lads, celebrating the Red Sox World Series in 2007 to Oxfam and that I hope that their curse returns. I will keep supporting the Patriots and pray that Robert Kraft keeps his money in New England or puts it in Goodison Park.
And yes, I was right. I did get slated by some of you for even bringing up this bit of humour.
159 Posted 06/10/2010 at 08:21:09
160 Posted 06/10/2010 at 09:13:33
When will their contract with the Devil ever get called in!!
161 Posted 06/10/2010 at 12:29:46
They'll spruce up the current park, change the concession agreements, get the area around the park spruced up, etc. They did it already to that Red Sox dump (100 years old) Fenway Park. In 2 years they turned a shit-hole (no exaggeration, that's what Fenway was in every way) into a cash machine.
We DON'T want this bunch buying LFC. Unlike that clunk-head Learner with Aston Villa, these guys are very, very good at running a club.
162 Posted 06/10/2010 at 13:11:55
"An investment with JWH is speculative, volatile, involves a high degree of risk, and is designed only for sophisticated investors who are able to bear the loss of more than their entire investment".
Here's to frying pan and fire.
163 Posted 06/10/2010 at 13:13:41
Must have been paid a few bob to allow the film company to use the stadium.
164 Posted 06/10/2010 at 14:51:20
But in a way that`s quite similar to the stance taken by our own Blue Bill. Whilst we all suspect he`s worth a bob or two, he keeps it well away from football and is thus able to run Everton as a conventional business ?albeit on a shoestring. The differance from the Reds' approach is that, as a lifelong Evertonian, he puts the Club first and unlike David Moores is not obsessed with filling his own pockets via a sale to the highest bidder regardless of the consequences.
But how grateful we should be for that! I have no wish for a foreign sugar daddy to pluck the heart from my club ? I love Blue Bill, Moyesey and even our ultra competent CEO ? they ARE all True Blues and long may they remain so. Only the sudden emergence of some second class asset stripper can deprive us of them and if I see the in-comers first, I`ll direct them to the other side of the park ? they`re partial to flash Yanks over there. Anyone will do!
165 Posted 06/10/2010 at 14:49:09
These boys know what they are about and will be looking long term for investment purposes.
Unlike the other two deluded knobs, they have the contacts and the means to turn them around.
Just hope Hicks and Gillette fight it all the way and it becomes protracted and long drawn out.
Can't see it though they always come up smelling of roses.
166 Posted 06/10/2010 at 16:29:14
167 Posted 06/10/2010 at 16:43:31
They're still shit, it'll cost another 300m to get a decent team and are these new owners really using their own money or is it something similar.
168 Posted 06/10/2010 at 18:54:27
WTF, maybe we could get the New York Yankees interested in us.
169 Posted 06/10/2010 at 22:09:58
If the RS (Red Shite) duo don't want to sell on those terms they wont and will take their chances with RBS. Imagine the indignation of selling on the club cheap to other US sport tycoons. Reputation zero... more so.
170 Posted 06/10/2010 at 22:15:36
I reckon a fair few Tranmere Rovers supporters would have something to say about that. (allthough not the "Chestershire Unionists") :-p
171 Posted 07/10/2010 at 04:04:18
· Barclays, sponsors of the Premier League
· Barclays back the purchase of John Henry to purchase Liverpool
· John Henry with the New York Times bought the Boston Red Sox
· New York Times assist in the launch of the Financial Times in New York
· Financial Times owned by Richard Lambert · Who is Vice President of the CBI
· President of the CBI being Martin Broughton
· Also chairman of Liverpool
· Also ex-head of British Airways
· In association with BAA (UK airports company)
· Chief Director once being Marcus Agius
· Now chief director of Barclays Bank
· Barclays, sponsors of the Premier League.
Don?t you hope this is a massive set up and just another way to move money around without actually investing anything into the main product. Keep praying, Blues!!
172 Posted 07/10/2010 at 04:06:13
173 Posted 07/10/2010 at 08:26:44
So, it all started in 1977 when the RS won the Euro Cup...(blah, blah..etc) to prsesent day. Basically it pans out as a RS promo DVD to re-write history for naive kids across the world. "Mammy, I want one of those red King Kenny tops from the movie" (starting to spit feathers now). Half the fucking cask of Brookside move to LA to further their careers and walk down the red carpet on Oscar night. (At least that would get rid of them from the city). And the City "home of the beatles" is put into the minds of people across the world and that lot get all the credit.
I'm fucking fumin' now.
So here is my open comment to any researchers who happen to come across this forum. If you are going to do a movie about the "plight" of LFC, then you have to start at Everton. Our forefathers stood up to the landlord. We told him to shove Anfield up his arse and we had the balls to move across the park. If any movie is to be made, that should at least be the starting point. Them fuckers across the park have only come to prominence since a bunch of whinging Scotsmen came down to moan, cheat and bully their way into the LFC history books.
And if any movie is done properly - please, please, please keep any actors from Brookside out of the fucking thing. It's just to embarrasing. You know, all the ones who have just been in the stupid YouTube video.
Any football movie about Everton and Liverpool has to get across our point of view and why we have all been gloating on here for the last few days.
174 Posted 07/10/2010 at 15:34:35
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