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Lack of transfer activity worries me
at 13:14 16 Jan 2020

Seems that your last sentence is your real issue here? The old 'Evans isn't putting enough/any money in' moan
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Leon Clarke
at 13:29 6 Jan 2020

Posh are going to ask for what 13m for Toney? If so, yes they can have Jackson, for let's say 5 or 6 million
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Will Keane
at 23:15 4 Jan 2020

Across all competitions this season I make it

Norwood 9 goals
Jackson 7 goals
Keane 5 goals

What odds Keane being top scorer at the end of the season?
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January Changes
at 13:10 19 Dec 2019

Are 1 or 2 month loans still a thing? Thought it was season long or half season loans these days
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PR Paul reigniting the him vs us mentality again
at 09:04 18 Dec 2019

Yes, quite interesting that a few teams such as Wycombe and Bristol Rovers have rather small squads and therefore play more of a settled team. BR even had 2 key players missing against us in Clarke-Harris and Tom Davies, but managed to cope
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1st November 2012. (n/t)
at 13:03 17 Dec 2019

Was that one of those glorious days when we didn't play, therefore we didn't lose?
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Ipswich football moment of the decade ?
at 12:57 17 Dec 2019

Moment in time? Wasn't it Boxing Day 2014? Top of the league after beating Brentford away.

Event of the decade, yes Priskin's goal
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Labour Party
at 14:19 16 Dec 2019

The media smear campaign would be based on his father's views
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Labour Party
at 14:02 16 Dec 2019

TBH a leader endorsed in such a way stands a good chance of actually winning an election. See Blair as an example
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Labour Party
at 13:30 16 Dec 2019

I've copy / pasted the below. Interesting point on how / why Labour lost the working class

It wasn’t the policies that led so many working class people in the north and midlands to vote Tory, it was Brexit and people’s perception of Corbyn, twisted beyond humanity by the media. I think that is pretty much self evident.

And the right wing Labour politicians must take their share of the blame for this utter calamity. The Blair years were characterised by big majorities in the very areas lost this time, so they make an easy contrast between then and now and pin the blame on the Left.

But the reality is completely different. Blair’s governments saw those votes as secure and provided by people with ‘nowhere else to go’. So he ignored their communities and focused on winning the votes of the better off around Britain who had traditionally voted Tory.

This worked for a time but it sowed the seeds of disillusionment and despair as people in those communities saw no changes for the better locally and felt taken for granted by London-based Labour.

This saw firstly a growth in support for the simplistic nationalism of UKIP, blaming ‘immigrants’ not central policy for the deprivation people felt. And once the referendum was called, the belief grew among many that Brexit provided the ideal opportunity to give a great big roar of rage against years of being taken for granted, patronised and ignored.

For whole swathes of people in those communities Brexit became a holy grail, appealing, ironically, to their old trade union instincts of standing together in solidarity against a perceived enemy. It became seen as a standard to carry against the rich, the elites, today’s equivalent of the miners’ lodge banner of yesterday.

Obviously it isn’t. Ten thousand people in Hartlepool voted for Brexit Party leader Richard Tice, a London based multimillionaire who made his money buying up bankrupt companies. I literally cannot think of anyone more at odds with the culture of those who voted for him. Apart, of course, from Boris Johnson with ‘Get Brexit Done’ as a catch-all panacea.

I do not believe a single word Johnson says about rejuvenating the communities of those who voted for him. I think the future for them Is going to be absolutely horrible and Labour need to be able to provide a logical, United and yes, radical alternative.

Part of me thinks that with the media in Its current state we will never win an election again unless we literally hold a meeting with the press billionaires and the other sources they intimidate and ask them to write the manifesto. That is effectively what Blair did by flying to Australia in 1997 to talk to Murdoch, and he is the only Labour leader to have won an election in the past 40 years. I completely understand why some people now say they’re giving up because it’s impossible for us ever to win - but they’re WRONG.

The demographics of the poll are out, and it confirms that we now have a government elected by old readers of the dead tree press against the wishes of the young. The demographics will change further, the role of the press with diminish further
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I am no Tory supporter
at 13:07 12 Dec 2019

You talk a lot of sense for someone who calls them self half an idiot
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Labour. (n/t)
at 13:03 12 Dec 2019

Spoil? Seriously, what's the point of that?

You might as well enter a polling station, shout out 'W*nkers' to whoever is in earshot and then meekly go and still vote Tory
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Postal Vote
at 08:50 12 Dec 2019

Wondering why more people don't do this. If the postal vote was pushed more then i imagine the percentage of people not voting would drop.

It has to be the simplest way to vote - posted mine about 2 weeks ago - and you really don't even have to justify becoming a postal voter
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Looks like the Facebook ads are up...
at 13:27 3 Dec 2019

So i was thinking how was it in the days prior to Social Media. As said before I have friends who have always sided with the Tories for some reason. These are the friends who I now find rather tiresome with their political posts and re-sharing.

Social media has just allowed someone's views to be even more visible.

In the past a person's political viewpoint was probably known, but if you didn't agree with them it wasn't a big deal. But now when they post something multiple times a day you just wish they would shut up and consider putting them on ignore - which obviously means you miss their other posts which you do appreciate seeing.

For balance, I also have friends who are staunch Labour supporters who have always had red tinted glasses on. They are just as annoying because they can never see anything wrong with Labour.
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Looks like the Facebook ads are up...
at 09:00 3 Dec 2019

It's weird how it works. I have Lib Dem feeds that I can briefly see when I refresh my news page, then they disappear as if the logic says - oh yeah this guy doesn't support the Lib Dems.

A friend of mine, rather annoyingly, reposts anything anti-Labour / Corbyn and Facebook decided to hide his posts from my news feed.
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Watched (flicked through) FA Cup MOTD highlights last night....
at 13:03 2 Dec 2019

He's not featured that much for them. Seems Portsmouth didn't really know what to do with their strike force - Marquis has been quiet so far. But recently Marquis has been playing off Harrison and at the same time the team's form has improved
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Amazon Prime is showing a bunch of premier league games in December
at 09:00 2 Dec 2019

Burnley v Palace - from this weekend's games? It's easy to lose one midtable game per gameweek that has limited appeal outside of the fans from both teams

For the football fan this will soon lose it's appeal.
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Has anyone actually read the manifesto
at 13:05 27 Nov 2019

Don't most voters just vote for who they usually vote for? It's a bit like a loyal football fan buying a season ticket every season regardless of anything that might suggest they do otherwise - might seem a trite comparison but i'm sure that's how some voters see things
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Any updates on the fracas in Norwich Rd yesterday?
at 09:00 25 Nov 2019

It's all fuel to the local Brexiteers.
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Yeah Brenner doesn’t care... (n/t)
at 13:28 21 Nov 2019

Not sure i agree that commentators must be unbiased, when it's commentary from a localised source. For example when England play do you want the commentators to be unbiased. The commentators want England to win, as do the majority of viewers. So it's surely the same for a local radio station to have commentators who want the local team to win - and therefore the commentary is better if that bias is reflected
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