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Offline Colhint

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Sporting Anecdotes
« on: November 07, 2017, 08:48:01 PM »
I didn't know where to put this but here seems as good a place as any. So does anyone have a good anecdote.

The reason I brought it up, I heard one this week.

Chris Waddle carried on playing after 37. He went back to Sunday morning football. He played one game and the guy he was up against was a young lad. The coach kept giving the kid a hard time. Get close, don't let him beat you on the outside, don't fall for the drag back. At the end of the game, waddle put his arm around the kid and said "when you go get back in the dressing room, and he has a go about you and the drag back, tell him Paulo Maldini couldn't stop the drag back.

Offline Rotterdam

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Re: Sporting Anecdotes
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2017, 07:23:11 AM »
When I played a decent level of cricket in Stevenage, Roland Butcher was our skipper, ex Middlesex and England.

One afternoon, whilst fielding at Radlett and moving players around, the ball was passed from wicketkeeper through the slips and in to the covers. The ball was then launched toward Butch at midoff and scored a direct hit right in his bollocks. He went down like a shot buffalo much to everyone's amusement. When he composed himself he started ranting about playing 'cricket all round de' world...and I've never seen a captain get it in the nuts from his fielders!'. The fella who threw the ball usually opened the batting. He was demoted to 7.