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« Reply #840 on: Monday, January 10, 2022, 10:15:38 »

Thank you BO!  Wink

From what I remember, you are the first to mention McKirdy missing Steffen's gift. I so wished he'd scored there, especially as Steffen was being a bit cocky by not doing his gloves up!

Steffan is apparently* the 4th American keeper to play in the PL, but is unique from all the others.

* I say apparently as I must confess I have not checked the validity of this 'fact' I heard.
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« Reply #841 on: Monday, January 10, 2022, 10:21:46 »

Friedel, Keller, Howard are the three obvious ones but pretty sure there are more - Marcus Hahnemann with Reading, Boaz Myhill (who was a bit Welsh but also American) with Hull, Brad Guzan at Villa. Probably more!
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« Reply #842 on: Monday, January 10, 2022, 10:23:34 »

Sylvester Stallone famously played for England before the advent of the Premier League Wink
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« Reply #843 on: Monday, January 10, 2022, 10:24:02 »

Friedel, Keller, Howard are the three obvious ones but pretty sure there are more - Marcus Hahnemann with Reading, Boaz Myhill (who was a bit Welsh but also American) with Hull, Brad Guzan at Villa. Probably more!

Its based upon Friedel, Keller, Howard being the other ones.
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« Reply #844 on: Monday, January 10, 2022, 10:24:39 »

Its based upon Friedel, Keller, Howard being the other ones.

Is it as simple as Zak Steffen having hair?
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« Reply #845 on: Monday, January 10, 2022, 10:27:55 »

Friedel, Keller, Howard are the three obvious ones but pretty sure there are more - Marcus Hahnemann with Reading, Boaz Myhill (who was a bit Welsh but also American) with Hull, Brad Guzan at Villa. Probably more!
Juergen Sommer and Ian Feuer too.
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« Reply #846 on: Monday, January 10, 2022, 10:44:00 »

Is it as simple as Zak Steffen having hair?

It is
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« Reply #847 on: Monday, January 10, 2022, 11:00:07 »

This made me smile.

https://www.facebook.com/dave.love.737/videos/406659241253585
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« Reply #848 on: Monday, January 10, 2022, 11:52:10 »

Thank you BO!  Wink

From what I remember, you are the first to mention McKirdy missing Steffen's gift. I so wished he'd scored there, especially as Steffen was being a bit cocky by not doing his gloves up!

You are welcome fella. I have read back now Smiley
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« Reply #849 on: Monday, January 10, 2022, 12:22:47 »

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not on merit though.

unless you don't mean the allied forces team
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« Reply #850 on: Monday, January 10, 2022, 12:45:59 »

Two former town players too.
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« Reply #851 on: Saturday, January 15, 2022, 20:14:27 »

I'll be in the minority but I thought the comms for this FA Cup match was absolutely shocking. Considering they are meant to be elite level commentators being paid quite handsome contracts.

Sam Matterface is never a lead commentator and I still feel a bit sad that Clive Tyldesley was demoted from his position as lead comms - Matterface might be a lead common potato but that's about it. As lead his ineptness rubbed off on Ally McCoist, who was ok but I thought his "historical knowledge" came across as inauthentic and ingenuous and as if a researcher had wiki'd a few titbits of info to him either just before the match or even at HT. Really poor show in that respect.

The credit I'll give though is McCoist seemed genuine about Sir Don. Wasn't too fussed about him being accurate on Town messing about at the back. Ashley Cole was right, it is Town's current football philosophy and regardless how Town played against Manchester City, they would've lost. What did they expect against essentially one of the best, if not currently the best domestic club in the world?!

I'm glad Town DIDN'T play like a standard League Two/Div 4 "clogger" which is what both Matterface and McCoist continually expected to see.
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« Reply #852 on: Saturday, January 15, 2022, 20:51:26 »

Two former town players too.

In Escape To Victory? I remember Mike Summerbee was in it, who else?
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« Reply #853 on: Saturday, January 15, 2022, 21:08:18 »

In Escape To Victory? I remember Mike Summerbee was in it, who else?

Ossie?
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« Reply #854 on: Saturday, January 15, 2022, 21:53:21 »

Of course, few appearances player-manager.

Haven't watched it since I was a kid either to be fair.
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