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Re: are you ready for some football ?

November 6th, 2018, 12:01 am

 
 
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Re: are you ready for some football ?

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Re: are you ready for some football ?

November 15th, 2018, 11:35 am

a soccer referee in the UK has been suspended for using rock-paper-scissors instead of a coin-toss before the game
Referee ban for rock, paper, scissors kick-off 'draconian'
 
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Re: are you ready for some football ?

November 15th, 2018, 12:17 pm

He substituted a game of skill for a game of chance! Admittedly a very brief game with pretty trivial consequences. Although one wonders, have there been studies of the correlation between winning the coin toss and the match?
 
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Re: are you ready for some football ?

January 7th, 2019, 8:03 pm

The eye catching football story of the week seem to me to be Franck Ribery tweeting pictures of himself eating steak painted in gold

When he copped a bit of flak for this excessive display of conspicuous consumption (surely getting close to peak displays of late stage capitalism?)
there was a distinct lack of contrition.

Ribery always reminds me a little of Jean Reno in the move Les Visiteurs

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