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Author Topic: Happy Rotterdam Day  (Read 12888 times)

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Re: Happy Rotterdam Day
« Reply #105 on: May 26, 2022, 03:10:12 PM »
In one of those couldn't make it up scenarios, I've just bumped into Gary Shaw in town.

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Re: Happy Rotterdam Day
« Reply #106 on: May 26, 2022, 03:14:42 PM »
In one of those couldn't make it up scenarios, I've just bumped into Gary Shaw in town.

Did you give him your autograph?

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Re: Happy Rotterdam Day
« Reply #107 on: May 26, 2022, 03:21:19 PM »
On the commentary before hand they said there had only be 8 arrests

Fancy going all that way and missing the game

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Re: Happy Rotterdam Day
« Reply #108 on: May 26, 2022, 03:26:22 PM »
In one of those couldn't make it up scenarios, I've just bumped into Gary Shaw in town.

Did you inquire as to why Tony Morley was missing from the Half Time celebration V Palace?

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Re: Happy Rotterdam Day
« Reply #109 on: May 26, 2022, 03:27:33 PM »
What a day that was; the return fare from Birmingham New Street all the way to Rotterdam via train, ferry and coach, plus the match ticket, cost £29.

That was my journey as well having left on Tuesday evening and got home Thursday morning. These days I would be saying where am I going to sleep on those two nights, back then as a 17 year old, I couldn't care less and assume we just slept on ferry / coach etc

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Re: Happy Rotterdam Day
« Reply #110 on: May 26, 2022, 03:31:20 PM »
Again I so regret not going to Rotterdam because I thought it was going to like that every season😥😩

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Re: Happy Rotterdam Day
« Reply #111 on: May 26, 2022, 03:40:04 PM »
In one of those couldn't make it up scenarios, I've just bumped into Gary Shaw in town.

Did you inquire as to why Tony Morley was missing from the Half Time celebration V Palace?

He was on his holidays, I think it was reported?

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Re: Happy Rotterdam Day
« Reply #112 on: May 26, 2022, 04:05:47 PM »
This Celebratory Dinner tonight? Where was it advertised? Not seen it mentioned other than on FB today.

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Re: Happy Rotterdam Day
« Reply #113 on: May 26, 2022, 04:09:35 PM »
In one of those couldn't make it up scenarios, I've just bumped into Gary Shaw in town.

Did you inquire as to why Tony Morley was missing from the Half Time celebration V Palace?

He was in Dubai. Call me eastie.

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Re: Happy Rotterdam Day
« Reply #114 on: May 26, 2022, 04:29:57 PM »
In one of those couldn't make it up scenarios, I've just bumped into Gary Shaw in town.

Did you inquire as to why Tony Morley was missing from the Half Time celebration V Palace?

He was in Dubai. Call me eastie.
Do you know if his girlfriend and her mum were there as well?

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Re: Happy Rotterdam Day
« Reply #115 on: May 26, 2022, 04:40:29 PM »
I actually didn't mind Eastie. Harmless and enthusiastic. Nowt wrong with that.

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Re: Happy Rotterdam Day
« Reply #116 on: May 26, 2022, 04:46:11 PM »
Our two boys went to primary school with Villa scarfs and flags today. I had some grit in my eye watching them walk to school...

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Re: Happy Rotterdam Day
« Reply #117 on: May 26, 2022, 04:48:20 PM »
Neither did I. His heart was in the right place and to his credit he was very helpful when some on the short-lived TBAR were causing us no end of problems.

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Re: Happy Rotterdam Day
« Reply #118 on: May 26, 2022, 04:58:00 PM »
What a day that was; the return fare from Birmingham New Street all the way to Rotterdam via train, ferry and coach, plus the match ticket, cost £29.   

I was robbed!  Mine cost £33 for the same package.

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Re: Happy Rotterdam Day
« Reply #119 on: May 26, 2022, 05:38:05 PM »
On the commentary before hand they said there had only be 8 arrests

Fancy going all that way and missing the game

I remember a guy down from us who had been on the beer all day and slept through most of the game flat out in the walkway!!!! I suppose he can always say he was there though!

 


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