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« Reply #405 on: Sunday, February 28, 2021, 14:14:24 »

And the summers were longer

Winters colder.
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« Reply #406 on: Sunday, February 28, 2021, 14:16:20 »

Great memories, grounds were atmospheric, systems were never mentioned, who cared if the pitches weren't green just good old fashioned football come win lose or draw
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« Reply #407 on: Sunday, February 28, 2021, 14:21:09 »

Winters colder.
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« Reply #408 on: Sunday, February 28, 2021, 14:22:01 »

Whether it's done cleverly or not players are trying to con the ref, it's cheating, tedious and shit to watch especially when it's done under 'game management'.





Refs are to blame here as well.  They never give a penalty and rarely a free kick unless the player goes to ground.
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« Reply #409 on: Sunday, February 28, 2021, 14:36:12 »

The 90s has to be 'best' decade for football hasn't it?
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« Reply #410 on: Sunday, February 28, 2021, 14:38:37 »

I think the 90s was the best decade for everything.
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« Reply #411 on: Sunday, February 28, 2021, 14:42:00 »

The 90s has to be 'best' decade for football hasn't it?

It's all about opinions but from a Swindon supporter excluding getting to the Premiership I loved the excitement as a schoolkid going to the County ground and many away games and for me the Arsenal home and away matches in 1979 are the most cherished as well as Kenny Strouds goal against Everton and the hot dog stand on fire against Spurs  
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« Reply #412 on: Sunday, February 28, 2021, 14:51:28 »

It's all about opinions but from a Swindon supporter excluding getting to the Premiership I loved the excitement as a schoolkid going to the County ground and many away games and for me the Arsenal home and away matches in 1979 are the most cherished as well as Kenny Strouds goal against Everton and the hot dog stand on fire against Spurs  

For me it's the 1990s- as an STFC supporter and looking at things from a wider football perspective.  Inevitably, one's age will have an impact.
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« Reply #413 on: Sunday, February 28, 2021, 14:55:57 »

It's all about opinions but from a Swindon supporter excluding getting to the Premiership I loved the excitement as a schoolkid going to the County ground and many away games and for me the Arsenal home and away matches in 1979 are the most cherished as well as Kenny Strouds goal against Everton and the hot dog stand on fire against Spurs 
Late 70s for me too, although I loved the way the club leapt back to life under Macari from 84 onwards, great times, way better than the 90s for me.
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« Reply #414 on: Sunday, February 28, 2021, 15:00:10 »

Late 70s for me too, although I loved the way the club leapt back to life under Macari from 84 onwards, great times, way better than the 90s for me.

Same as JJ and I will never forget being on that wet grass bank at Springfield park 2-0 down at half time then we score 3 in the second half😀
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« Reply #415 on: Sunday, February 28, 2021, 15:10:14 »

Same as JJ and I will never forget being on that wet grass bank at Springfield park 2-0 down at half time then we score 3 in the second half😀
I remember it well, like a 45 degree angle skating rink with about 1,500 Town fans on it. Some things are better now!





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« Reply #416 on: Sunday, February 28, 2021, 15:13:28 »

Celery and great clumps of ripped up turf flung high and wide. Peter Coyne’s summit.
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« Reply #417 on: Sunday, February 28, 2021, 15:14:08 »

I remember it well, like a 45 degree angle skating rink with about 1,500 Town fans on it. Some things are better now!







Happy times JJ and wow it looks even worse now!
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« Reply #418 on: Sunday, February 28, 2021, 18:25:49 »

It's all about opinions but from a Swindon supporter excluding getting to the Premiership I loved the excitement as a schoolkid going to the County ground and many away games and for me the Arsenal home and away matches in 1979 are the most cherished as well as Kenny Strouds goal against Everton and the hot dog stand on fire against Spurs 

Totally with you Jimmy.
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« Reply #419 on: Sunday, February 28, 2021, 18:31:08 »

Totally with you Jimmy.
Watford motd, Swansea games and of course our relationship with Gillingham.
It has everything and one big adventure.


I think you need to be mid 50's or older to appreciate how good that era was Duke. Swansea away on the Boxing Day 79 was another fantastic day when we beat them 2-1 and got kept in afterwards listening to Rod Stewart's I am sailing blaring out the tannoy system
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