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Offline Mortimer's Bear

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #20295 on: November 15, 2018, 03:02:40 PM »
I'm very fond of them and happy to talk of them. Small Heath have given me some wonderfully funny memories over the years. They are the Brian Rix style farce of football. You know that their trousers will fall down at some point but it is still funny when you see it happen.

Fair one

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #20296 on: November 15, 2018, 03:52:50 PM »
They are top of the league! 

https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/46220337

Surprised we're fifth or is it related to the derby games?

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #20297 on: November 15, 2018, 06:00:22 PM »
I'm very fond of them and happy to talk of them. Small Heath have given me some wonderfully funny memories over the years. They are the Brian Rix style farce of football. You know that their trousers will fall down at some point but it is still funny when you see it happen.

Don't forget that this thread has been going for nearly 10 years so only a handful of posts per day.  They start 20 threads per week about us by all accounts.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #20298 on: November 15, 2018, 07:05:41 PM »
So much so that we have their historical attendance facts at our fingertips.

Indeed, as quoted on page 1353 of our message board.
Yes but it's the only thread we have on them and it's tucked away in Other Football (and I'm only on page 406!)

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #20299 on: November 15, 2018, 07:37:27 PM »
More Small Heath Fans arrested than any other club over the last three seasons .What a surprise!

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #20300 on: November 15, 2018, 08:57:13 PM »
They are top of the league! 

https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/46220337

Surprised we're fifth or is it related to the derby games?

I suspect that with most teams there is a set percentage of arseholes. We might actually be lower percentage then most, but we have a lot more fans then others so it puts us 5th. Even then they are almost double the amount of ours.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #20301 on: November 15, 2018, 09:55:30 PM »
They are top of the league! 

https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/46220337

Surprised we're fifth or is it related to the derby games?

I suspect that with most teams there is a set percentage of arseholes. We might actually be lower percentage then most, but we have a lot more fans then others so it puts us 5th. Even then they are almost double the amount of ours.

It's still a pretty shameful statistic.

Using the average attendance argument you'd expect Man U, Man City, Liverpool, Newcastle, Spurs, Arsenal, West Ham, Chelsea and Everton to all have more arrests than us.  The fact they don't reflects badly on the club.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #20302 on: November 15, 2018, 10:02:33 PM »
Its because they have passhunnn.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #20303 on: November 16, 2018, 12:20:52 AM »
They are top of the league! 

https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/46220337

Surprised we're fifth or is it related to the derby games?

I suspect that with most teams there is a set percentage of arseholes. We might actually be lower percentage then most, but we have a lot more fans then others so it puts us 5th. Even then they are almost double the amount of ours.

It's still a pretty shameful statistic.

Using the average attendance argument you'd expect Man U, Man City, Liverpool, Newcastle, Spurs, Arsenal, West Ham, Chelsea and Everton to all have more arrests than us.  The fact they don't reflects badly on the club.

I'm not saying it doesn't reflect badly on the fans, (nowt to do with the club), just stating that as a percentage of the overall fans attending of the ones at the top, our percentage is a lot lower then the others. We do have more then our fair share of younger, more moronic fans recently, however looking at recent years, we are getting better after getting worse. However one team is constant and getting worse.

Quote from: Nov 2017 report
More Birmingham City fans were arrested than any other club, as in the previous season, with 72 arrests. About a third of these arrests were for public disorder. They were followed by fans of West Ham United (67), Leeds United (61), Aston Villa (52) and Manchester City (47). In the previous season, more Birmingham City fans were arrested with 74 arrests, followed by fans of Millwall (69), Leeds United (68), Manchester City (66) and Arsenal (60).

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #20304 on: November 16, 2018, 08:42:21 AM »
There's more arrested as they lock us in for hours on end which appears to be the starter pistol for them to spend hours launching all sorts at the police.

I imagine the high percentage of ours for violent disorder Is due to the Cornwall Pub incident.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #20305 on: November 17, 2018, 08:53:46 AM »
There going to batter us apparently 2/3 nil. They have more pashun and will overrun us. Monk has Smith sussed out.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #20306 on: November 17, 2018, 02:33:29 PM »
There going to batter us apparently 2/3 nil. They have more pashun and will overrun us. Monk has Smith sussed out.

If only we had one or two members of managerial/coaching staff with a combination of tactical nous, passion for our club and experience of playing in this fixture in our dugout.

They really don't think through their comments do they?

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #20307 on: November 19, 2018, 05:44:23 AM »
Villa go to college
To get more knowledge
Blues go to Jupiter
To get more stupider.

My daughter, aged 8.

(She’s a published poet BTW).

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #20308 on: November 19, 2018, 01:12:20 PM »
Its because they have passhunnn.

That and the fact that incest is still illegal.

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Re: Small Heath: The gift that keeps on giving
« Reply #20309 on: November 19, 2018, 01:38:01 PM »
Villa go to college
To get more knowledge
Blues go to Jupiter
To get more stupider.

My daughter, aged 8.

(She’s a published poet BTW).

Well if she wasn't she is now.  UTV