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  1. Tottenham Hotspur

    In Wenger We Trust. That is all.
  2. Div. 3: Newlyn Non Athletico Res. (1) 1 -v- 7 (3) West Cornwall Res. Nice day for it, weather was reasonable, and the pitch resembled a bowling green, that had been home to a heard of cows for a week. A feast of football it was not. Especially first half, where a number of handbags appeared throughout, and the ref did a good job of keeping on top of it all. First goal was unfortunate for the home keeper, after saving a good angled shot, the ball went straight upwards above his head, and although full marks for the 360 degree swivel he did wondering where it had disappeared to, the WCR forward took full advantage and ran in to whip the ball home. There was then a quick break from the halfway line, and a very good confident finish to make it 2, and a third followed after good work again, with WCR being a yard quicker to the loose ball, rounding the keeper for a nice finish. NNAR got one back with an OG, and did create one or two half chances. But the WCR defence looked very solid. Second half was more about the football, with all handbags being left in the changing rooms. The visiting team looked very dangerous on the attack, and gradually pulled away with 4 more goals. Newlyn battled well, and will feel a little hard done by on the final score line, but there was no doubt about the winners, a well deserved result for West Cornwall. Excellently refereed by a late volunteer. Cheers for that.
  3. Div. 3 Newlyn NA Res (1) 3 -v- 5 (1) St Erme Decent game played on a lumpy bumpy sticky surface. Evenly matched teams, with the score being finely balanced most of the game. At 3-4 with 10 to go, Newlyn had a golden opportunity to level it with a far post header, agonisingly wide, and St Erme not only held out, but scored again with virtually the last kick of the game. Both teams hit the bar too. Argh, Newlyn could of done with a point or 3 today, and on another day, it may have been. But well done to St Erme.
  4. So, any games off yet, I can’t find anything about the games above .......
  5. Another club folding!?

    Ummmm, stop allowing new teams to join the Trelawny League for a few seasons (3 or 4 say). It will not necessarily stop other clubs folding, but it certainly will not make the situation worse. What did we have this year, 8 new teams voted into Division 4 (with 1 not being allowed), and so far, 3 teams folding....
  6. Agreed, although I do not hold out much hope. I put money on City before the season started, and I’ve seen nothing to change my mind.
  7. Ludgvan Res. (10) 14 -v- 1 (0) Newlyn NA Res. What can I say, Newlyn kicked off, about 9 seconds later, Newlyn were 1 nil down. And so it continued. At least we had 11 players, that is, until half time, when we lost one to a knee injury. Second half with 10 men, we battled, and lost. Well done Ludgvan. Good luck in the next round.
  8. Best and worse showers in Cornwall

    Thanks for the offer, but I'd prefer my valuables. They can be replaced!
  9. Best and worse showers in Cornwall

    Castle United (up Tuckingmill way I think, by the old cinema). Nowhere to park. Bleddy git stank to the field. Changing "facilities" was a tin hut (reminiscent of the Gulval Badgers Cross time), no showers, and you were lucky if your "valuables" (and teeth) were still around after the game (although you sometimes found the odd stud or two lodged in your thigh). Ahhh, the memories.
  10. Rosudgeon Res. 12-v-2 Newlyn NA Res. A bright, sunny day on the south coast of West Cornwall greeted the Newlyn old boys team at Rosudgeon today. A light breeze thankfully lowered the temperature, and we did suggest a game of bowls instead, with the pitch resembling a snooker table cloth. It would certainly have suited the experienced Newlyn team instead of an energetic association football match. Anyway, with this request turned down, we set up the team. Montague went between the sticks as usual, Wellesley went in at centre-back, St. Leger at right-back and Grosvenor at left-back. Moving forward, Darwin-Wedgwood held the centre-half position, Lowther slotted into right half and Chichetser at left half, with Beaufort at inside right, Cavendish at inside left, with Gough-Calthorpe running down the right wing and Fortescue down the left wing. What could possibly go wrong? Rosudgeon would not know what hit them. By half time, we knew the game plan was not necessarily going to plan, so we discussed the situation over a brandy and a couple of sneaky Chesterfields. Although Beaufort had found the onion bag for the visitors with an exquisite 30 yard chip, the home team rapscallions had booted, hoofed, flicked and nicked 6 or 7 themselves. Perhaps by pushing our centre-half up to join the forward line would bridge the gap, so up went Wellesley to join the forward line. Somehow, although this plan clearly worked with Newlyn forcing a second half corner, and netting from the penalty spot with Beaufort notching up his second, the band of hooligans we faced has stabbed, blasted, bashed and poked another 5 or 6. 12-2 it finished, well done to Rosudgeon.
  11. "Pub Cup". Why always the pub cup? Tell Man Utd that, who are presently in the CL because of it. Yes, I know that everyone wants to be in the CL. But come on. It is Arsenal's level right now. In fact, they have a better chance of winning it than the CL. No chance for the Gunners in the CL at the moment, even if they were in it. I would usually be hopeful they had a "punchers chance", but I don't think they would have that this season. Let's hope for a good October, with opposition such as Brighton, Watford, Everton and Swansea in the PL, Norwich in the EFL and some team I have never heard of in the EL.
  12. Game of 2 halves. First half, Mariners annihilated Newlyn. Cut us open time and time again. Created chance after chance. Went 7 nil up. Second half, only destroyed us. We had a chat at half time, keep heads up, try and win the second half and so on. You know the drill. 5 mins in, someone unleashed an unstoppable thunderbolt that hit the top corner stanchion inside the goal. 8 nil. Ahhhhh, one of those days! Well done to a fine Mariners side.
  13. Saw it! Good stuff. Jeeeez, we've started with the zzzzz thing already. I've already beaten you into submission. You can't debate. You can't stand up to be counted. You have nothing constructive, or even deconstructive to say. It's going to be a long season for you.
  14. Read what Ozil has posted on his Facebook page. It's well put. Of course you can challenge/question things. But it gets tedious with everyone jumping on the bandwagon. Including the ex-players. Just change the record. The owners can do what they like, they own it. Like it or not. It's their money. They have no responsibility to leave the club in any particular way. They can asset strip it and sell it on if they like. I met Charlie earlier this year on a legends Emirates tour. Brilliant bloke. I was Charlie George when I was a kid playing on the estate!