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Frankie, I must've played wi' dee an' I hae no idea wha du is!!!!

 

Davie Boof here, by da wye.

 

Hi Davie, I'll tell you next time I see you, but I'm sure it'll not take you long to suss it out !! :)

 

Am I right in thinking I have played wi dee?

 

I'm tinkin' no' Frankie Grant, by da wye!!

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Frankie, I must've played wi' dee an' I hae no idea wha du is!!!!

 

Davie Boof here, by da wye.

 

Hi Davie, I'll tell you next time I see you, but I'm sure it'll not take you long to suss it out !! :)

 

Am I right in thinking I have played wi dee?

 

I'm tinkin' no' Frankie Grant, by da wye!!

 

Yeah, and you and your brothers used to try to kick lumps oot o' me on a Saturday night !! :lol:

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I hoop du means ON da perk :P

 

Green or blue strip?

 

Green :(

 

The player I always most delighted to see missing from the Southend team sheet was Andrew Manson.

That was for Health and Safety reasons not footballing ability.

He used to say winning the ball was easy, it's was the split second timing needed to get the ball and the man that was a bit more difficult !!

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I hoop du means ON da perk :P

 

Green or blue strip?

 

Green :(

 

The player I always most delighted to see missing from the Southend team sheet was Andrew Manson.

That was for Health and Safety reasons not footballing ability.

He used to say winning the ball was easy, it's was the split second timing needed to get the ball and the man that was a bit more difficult !!

 

 

Sorry Frankie, have to disagree up to a point. Andrew was as hard as nails but generally when he got the man it was a fair tackle as he had the split second timing to ensure he got the ball first. Remember he played in an era where the tackle from behind was accepted and encouraged and football was a lot harder than some of the namby-pamby stuff we see today. Not saying it was better in the old days but it was a lot harder. I can mind when shinpads were considered quite effeminate and not really in the spirit of the game. Thenadays you had to maim and cripple to be considered a possible yellow card candidate.

 

Did du play in the great Cunningsburgh (Parish Cup Winners) team o da mid 70's?

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I hoop du means ON da perk :P

 

Green or blue strip?

 

Green :(

 

The player I always most delighted to see missing from the Southend team sheet was Andrew Manson.

That was for Health and Safety reasons not footballing ability.

He used to say winning the ball was easy, it's was the split second timing needed to get the ball and the man that was a bit more difficult !!

 

 

Sorry Frankie, have to disagree up to a point. Andrew was as hard as nails but generally when he got the man it was a fair tackle as he had the split second timing to ensure he got the ball first. Remember he played in an era where the tackle from behind was accepted and encouraged and football was a lot harder than some of the namby-pamby stuff we see today. Not saying it was better in the old days but it was a lot harder. I can mind when shinpads were considered quite effeminate and not really in the spirit of the game. Thenadays you had to maim and cripple to be considered a possible yellow card candidate.

 

Did du play in the great Cunningsburgh (Parish Cup Winners) team o da mid 70's?

 

No. I played in the crap Cunningsburgh (won f**k all) team o da 1980's !! :wink:

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Aaaargh.

 

How could I forget Davy Johnson.

 

He of the thunderball shot with either foot.

 

No keeper could relax when Davy was playing for the opposition.

 

 

Another worth mentioning - Clive Watt.

I agree Davy Johnson was the best player. Does anyone mind the West Side Rebels
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Did I mention Alex Watt (the Spurs one).

 

One of the best readers of a game, organisers of a defence and all-round top-rate defender.

 

Brilliant player.

 

Why did I forget aboot him? Memories ain't whit dey used tae be, or something lik dat. :?:

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Does big Robbie Leask hold the record for the most appearances for Shetland ?

 

 

Not sure but he must be close, although he played mainly in an era when the only chance of an appearance was once a year against Orkney. With more matches being played nowadays someone playing now must be in with a shout.

 

Any local football historians able to give a definitive answer to this? :?:

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