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MsCurly Posted on 31/7 11:56
Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Match.

Date: Saturday 12th August

Time: 11am

Venue: Eston Sports Academy, outdoor astroturf pitch.

Thanks to Jase from the other MFC for getting the ball rolling with this one and also to his mates who will be travelling up for this friendly fans match before Colin Coopers Testimonial match against Chevio (have I spelt that right?) 3pm K/O.

Thanks to Diane O'Connell for getting the Academy sorted out for the match.

Is it possible that we could have somebody from this end to organise teams? There seemed to be a fair bit of interest from potential players.

Maybe Esky or one of the lads who has organised friendly footy matches in the past? I would do it but I haven't a clue about these things. Any volunteers??

Hells......do you think your nice, young chappie might be interested in reffing it?

One more thing.....if anybody has any ideas as to how to raise a bit of cash from this for the Finlay Cooper Fund (formerly called Dragonfly fund) then let's hear them!

Capybara Posted on 31/7 12:07
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Excellent work, MsC.

I went to the first of these down in that London and they raised cash by charging an entrance fee (IIRC), publishing a programme and running a raffle, I believe. Don't know if those are options where you are. Could the club donate a shirt, perhaps - a 2006-7 one with Cooper's name on the back would be fairly unique. I know, you can't have degrees of uniqueness.

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bandito Posted on 31/7 12:10
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wouldnt mind a slice of that action

boroboy75 Posted on 31/7 12:12
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There's another thread which gives people first dibs on getting a game.
Unless you lot are going to hijack it.

skeelo Posted on 31/7 12:12
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Yeah, i'll play if needed and i'll also donate my underpants from Saturdays game!!!!!

MsCurly Posted on 31/7 12:13
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That sounds the sort of thing, capy. I'll be seeing Di this evening so I'll ask her about a shirt or something (she really is superwoman you know).

In the meantime, we really need somebody to organise the match itself, so far here are a list of people who have shown interest in playing (from the Boro lot).

Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10
bandito
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort
A_New_Era
holuc
BoroPhil

If anybody else would like to put their name down, please do so.

Also jo290294 expressed an interest in participating, if you are still around Jo any ideas you might have are appreciated.



--- Post edited by MsCurly on 31/7 14:00 ---

bandito Posted on 31/7 12:13
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boroboy: can you do more tha three keepy ups?

Boro_Lee88 Posted on 31/7 12:14
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Id be interested in playing if needed.

Lisbonlegend Posted on 31/7 12:15
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Stick my name down and I'll see if I can get back up here.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 31/7 12:38
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i would be interested in playing (as usual)

MsCurly Posted on 31/7 13:16
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Anybody want to organise the match at all?

Capybara Posted on 31/7 13:34
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Come on someone.

MsCurly Posted on 31/7 13:35
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Diane has organised to have a signed Cooper shirt to raffle ......probably some signed footballs and stuff too.

I've also been informed that it's not a testimonial it's a 'benefit' match, shame on me.

I'm happy to bod about selling raffle tickets in a menacing way, would there be many coming along to support the event other than the players though?

Would be great to give Jase and his Millwall pals a good reception all in the name of a great cause.

--- Post edited by MsCurly on 31/7 13:35 ---

boroboy75 Posted on 31/7 13:35
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See if john_lillie can organise a full size pitch with 5 a side goals.

john_lillie Posted on 31/7 13:36
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OY!

A_New_Era Posted on 31/7 13:38
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the man has a point john

ill play

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 31/7 13:40
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Mscurly, I will happily organise the boro team if thats ok with everyone

MsCurly Posted on 31/7 13:42
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Hoorah! Thank you rev.

Boro_Lee88 Posted on 31/7 13:43
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Fair play Rev.

holuc Posted on 31/7 13:46
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Stick me down if there's room for a small one.

Mrs holuc is away so hol and lucy will have something to do.

attonBORO Posted on 31/7 13:49
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hiya Curls! how ya doin? im back at work today after 3 months!!

MsCurly Posted on 31/7 13:50
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Oh well done you! Nice to see you getting back on your feet atton.

Hope it's not too strenuous for you.

Will you be coming along to the Academy on the 12th?

Shaun71 Posted on 31/7 13:51
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MsC - I can get the Academy pitch at Eston booked if a venue is needed. It was on standby for the Miro game if it was needed

holuc Posted on 31/7 13:53
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hello MsC how are you. Did you do prim valley.

I was there last week.

MsCurly Posted on 31/7 13:57
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It's all booked and sorted now 71, thanks though. Will you be popping down? Would be lovely to see you.

holuc, did the Blue Dolphin and had a 'disagreement' with the entertainments manager (not me, but my partner) which then led us to be barred from ever working in Haven camps again.

Eeh.....rock and roll, eh?

BoroPhil Posted on 31/7 13:58
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May I express an interest in playing!

If you need a ref I could possibly do that also.

Shaun71 Posted on 31/7 13:58
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I think I will, wheres it being played?

Ah I should read the thread more carefully, just seen its at Eston

--- Post edited by Shaun71 on 31/7 13:59 ---

MsCurly Posted on 31/7 13:59
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Reverend_Comfort Posted on 31/7 14:00
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below is the list of players who have registered their interest

Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10
bandito
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort
A_New_Era
holuc
borophil (play or ref)

holuc Posted on 31/7 14:00
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MsC Are you getting your kit on/off for the match?

--- Post edited by holuc on 31/7 14:01 ---

Capybara Posted on 31/7 14:01
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That's all very well, but where's it being played? And when? I might be able to book Eston, you know.

--- Post edited by Capybara on 31/7 14:01 ---

MsCurly Posted on 31/7 14:01
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I've added your name to the ever growing list BoroPhil, as for reffing, you'll have to speak to Reverend_Comfort, he is now at the helm.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 31/7 14:02
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

I take it this is 11 a side?
can people who are playing state their preferred position please

Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10
bandito
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
A_New_Era
holuc
borophil (play or ref)

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 31/7 14:02
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Phil, it would be great if you could ref

MsCurly Posted on 31/7 14:02
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Capy.

holuc.....I don't want to scare anybody away you know.

holuc Posted on 31/7 14:03
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Shaun71 Posted on 31/7 14:08
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Capy

Im having a blonde day. I might get to meet you at Arsenal game, will you be frequenting any hostelries, in North London that is not Eston

A_New_Era Posted on 31/7 14:09
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i wont be playing, sorry, just realised theres a good chance we will be playing at goals that day

Shaun71 Posted on 31/7 14:10
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What and miss the Chievo game???

Heathen

Capybara Posted on 31/7 14:10
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Okey dokes, Shaun. Communicate nearer the time.

A_New_Era Posted on 31/7 14:11
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i thought the chievo game kicked off at 3?

Most likely the goals game will be 11am

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 31/7 14:12
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Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10
bandito
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc
borophil (play or ref)

holgate_rochey Posted on 31/7 14:14
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i'll play

MsCurly Posted on 31/7 14:17
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Yes, but what's your preferred position rochey?



ps.....it is ok for me to get back to being minxy now that Rev's taken over, isn't it?

--- Post edited by MsCurly on 31/7 14:18 ---

holgate_rochey Posted on 31/7 14:20
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you can pick the position

Shaun71 Posted on 31/7 14:20
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Im easy either at the back or up front

MsCurly Posted on 31/7 14:22
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Grrrrr.......I love you lot.

FMTTM boys are the best.

Shaun71 Posted on 31/7 14:23
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Nutter

lionrock31 Posted on 31/7 15:12
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Add me to the list plzzzzz - Centre Mid alongside Bandy the Bulldog!

Anybody4aBeer Posted on 31/7 15:15
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Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10
bandito
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
A_New_Era
holuc
borophil (play or ref)
Anybody4abeer i'll play if theres anyroom

lionrock31 Posted on 31/7 15:16
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Forgot to add - MsCurly if u want to try and raise some charity money i'd charge all players a fee (say 5 a head? - thats bout 100 in the bank straight away).
It's all for a good cause and would help guarantee people turning up rather than not bothering (re Miro game).

lionrock31 Posted on 31/7 15:17
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Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10
bandito
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
A_New_Era
holuc
borophil (play or ref)
Anybody4abeer i'll play if theres anyroom
Lionrock31............centre mid

stephen1986 Posted on 31/7 15:22
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if theres space stick my name down

Could a paypal account be set up - as was done for the banners previously- then contributions could go through that if people cant make the benfit match or this one?

sorry i am not techy enough to do it!!

bandito Posted on 31/7 15:24
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Lionrock: make that bullfrog

chboro Posted on 31/7 15:25
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If there is the need for a keeper stick me down, if not nevermind

hells_bells83 Posted on 31/7 15:31
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I will certainly ask him, although he does work most Saturdays, but he may be able to arrange something like he did this Saturday. Or you can just have Phil doing it!

mozza_1 Posted on 31/7 15:49
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Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10
bandito
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
A_New_Era
holuc
borophil (play or ref)
Anybody4abeer i'll play if theres anyroom
Lionrock31............centre mid

this should be great!

BoroPhil Posted on 31/7 16:00
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I'd rather play tbh Hells, but I'm happy to ref as a last resort! My whistle will need a good dust :D


--- Post edited by BoroPhil on 31/7 16:00 ---

hells_bells83 Posted on 31/7 16:02
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OK, I will ask him then, can't be sure he will get it sorted, but hopefully!

Capybara Posted on 31/7 16:05
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Could I just point out that the original game back in 2002 featured a cameo appearance from BoroGrecian. Perhaps Ms bells ought to take to the field as a way of keeping up with tradition.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 31/7 17:11
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a_new_era seems to have creeped back into the list despite pulling otu earlier so here is the new list of people wanting to play.
we have now got 21 players for an 11 a side team, but we'll keep the list going. top 11 that confirm before the day get the starting positions with the rest being subs as its the fairest way. please everyone can you confirm in good time and also let me know your preferred position so i can sort out the team.

Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10
bandito
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer i'll play if theres anyroom
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro

hells_bells83 Posted on 31/7 17:15
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didnt see this earlier capy - as a player do you mean?!


btw, I don't think I can get the ref, phil, u ok for it?

Boro_Gadgie Posted on 31/7 17:17
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Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10

To be honest, standing at a shade under 5'4", anywhere but centre back or goalie. Happy to fill in for any position where we're short (no pun intended).
bandito
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer i'll play if theres anyroom
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro

holuc Posted on 31/7 17:18
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Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10
bandito
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc..............midfield or at the back.
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer i'll play if theres anyroom
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro

Capybara Posted on 31/7 17:19
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Yes, she played in the second half. MSS won the game 1-0 by the way so there is a record to be maintained.

chboro Posted on 31/7 17:20
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Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10

To be honest, standing at a shade under 5'4", anywhere but centre back or goalie. Happy to fill in for any position where we're short (no pun intended).
bandito
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer i'll play if theres anyroom
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper

bandito Posted on 31/7 17:26
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Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10

To be honest, standing at a shade under 5'4", anywhere but centre back or goalie. Happy to fill in for any position where we're short (no pun intended).
bandito midfield
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer i'll play if theres anyroom
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper

Boro_Gadgie Posted on 31/7 17:31
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Made a bit of a cockup of it first time. I've edited it now so it looks a bit better.

Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10
bandito midfield
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer i'll play if theres anyroom
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper

To be honest, standing at a shade under 5'4", anywhere but centre back or goalie. Happy to fill in for any position where we're short (no pun intended).

--- Post edited by Boro_Gadgie on 31/7 17:33 ---

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 31/7 17:34
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with me, bandy and you in the midfield it would be the shortest midfield ever!

Boro_Gadgie Posted on 31/7 17:37
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Do you think we could get Juninho to complete the foursome? What a midfield that would be, eh?

--- Post edited by Boro_Gadgie on 31/7 17:37 ---

holuc Posted on 31/7 18:03
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I'm only 5ft 4 and abit and you can call me juninho if you want.

Anybody4aBeer Posted on 31/7 18:08
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Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10
bandito midfield
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer.........Forward
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper

--- Post edited by Anybody4aBeer on 31/7 18:08 ---

ings_lane_red Posted on 31/7 18:16
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Rev, i will add my interest in playing unless of course i manage to fluke what i said i was entering in for the other day, then of course i will be at the ground

Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10
bandito midfield
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer.........Forward
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper
ings_lane_red Keeper

ings_lane_red Posted on 31/7 18:16
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oh and i may be able to get the use of the boro kit we used last year too if you need it

jaseMFC Posted on 31/7 18:47
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Hi everybody,

Sorry I never saw this post earlier...I posted on my original thread earlier.

MsCurly

Great work, as I have already said we will bringing up about 20 lads on the friday night and will be staying at a recommended hotel ?? We will have a couple of shirts to auction off and some other bits and Bob's I spoke to Diane earlier today and ...she really is a superwoman !! helps so much having her great support.

Looks like you guys have got more players than Sven had but more the merrier. We will be making a presentation to Coops as well from all Lions fans so looking like a great day ahead. I need a point of contact other than Diane- MsCurly are you happy to liase with me. my email address is jasepi_99@yahoo.com

Once again thanks to everybody who is helping...the more we raise the better...Coops was a great pro for both Boro and Wall and he deserves all the help he can get with his charity.

jase..

--- Post edited by jaseMFC on 31/7 18:56 ---

rocky10 Posted on 31/7 19:09
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Down in deepest darkest North Wales (no parmos but I am getting the chef to cook one)finally got a good enough connection to post yeeha!
Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K
rocky10 - 6'3" centre half getting on abit but still playing
bandito midfield
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer.........Forward
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper
ings_lane_red Keeper

Phil_K Posted on 31/7 19:15
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Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K - CB or RB (or left back, but my left foot is only good for standing on)
rocky10 - 6'3" centre half getting on abit but still playing
bandito midfield
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer.........Forward
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper
ings_lane_red Keeper

mozza_1 Posted on 31/7 19:26
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do we have 11 yet?

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 31/7 19:38
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we now have a full boro kit to wear courtesy of my mate ings_lane_red

mozza_1 Posted on 31/7 19:39
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what 11 boro kits?

jaseMFC Posted on 31/7 19:41
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Somebody said about asking Jeff Winter to ref...sure old Rob Nichols should be able to sort this one !!!!!! come on Rob...Media Man...get the wheels in motion, would bring a little more spice to the day. I'm sure he would do it...being a Boro fan and hating Millwall. Mind you he was our cup final ref against Man U...He could auction off his shrt on the day ??

jaseMFC Posted on 31/7 19:43
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Well done Rev comfort....We will have the full Millwall kit, will be a true battle of the MFC's

Mind you most of us are over 40 !!!!! could be a mistake this game

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 31/7 19:50
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mozza, no we are all squeezing into 1 big boro kit

should be a good laugh jase - i hope these boro kits are "ample" should i say or a few of us will look a bit weird

key_toenail Posted on 31/7 19:54
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its looks like we have plenty of players but ill stick mine on the end, ill come to support but in case any of the 40+'s keel over after 25-30 mins ill have my gear in the car!

Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K - CB or RB (or left back, but my left foot is only good for standing on)
rocky10 - 6'3" centre half getting on abit but still playing
bandito midfield
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer.........Forward
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper
ings_lane_red Keeper
Key_toenail........midfield

jaseMFC Posted on 31/7 19:54
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Tight fitting shirts !!!!!!!! this will be fun

mozza_1 Posted on 31/7 19:56
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yeah ok!!!!

so my next question is who can give me a lift over from stockton!!

Phil_K Posted on 31/7 21:38
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and i might need a lift from the station in town as well if anyone can help????

Boro_Gadgie Posted on 31/7 23:15
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"I'm only 5ft 4 and abit and you can call me juninho if you want"

Holuc, in that case you're not so much a "little fella". more a "big fella" compared to the rest of the midfield.

skeelo Posted on 31/7 23:55
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Looks like there's gonna be a good turn out, i hope i get a game as i'm 5th on the thread but 12th in the team, someone trying to tell me something!!!!

MsCurly Posted on 31/7 23:59
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Skeelo, there was another thread started by JaseMFC where some other posters showed interest.

This one is the updated (and later) version with the confirmed details.

I posted the list in chronological order of who came first. I think it will be best to maybe charge a 5 fee for those who want to play, firstly to raise money for the Finlay Cooper fund and secondly to ensure your place.

Of course Reverend_Comfort is in charge of the team and who will play, but if everybody agrees then I think we should have a cut off date for the first 11 to pay their fee to ensure their place.

Any that don't confirm in this way can give their place to the next in line.

How does that sound? Anybody agree or disagree?

--- Post edited by MsCurly on 1/8 0:04 ---

skeelo Posted on 1/8 0:04
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Mizz Curly i totally agree, thats as fair as you can get but as it's for charity lets make it a tenner or bid for your place, highest bidder gets to play.
Only a suggestion on the charity side of things.

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 0:08
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

I like the idea of bidding Skeelo, but the only thing which might prove tricky is that there is only 12 days to get this all sorted.

If people are happy to pay 10 then that would be great, only I wouldn't want anybody who has shown an interest to miss out because they feel it's not affordable to them.

Hopefully everybody will be at the Cheivo match later in the day too and therefore contributing to the fund.

It's really up to you lads, as you will be the ones forking out to play. It would be nice to hear from the others to see if they're willing to pay a tenner or not. I don't want to feel like anybody is being pressured.

skeelo Posted on 1/8 0:12
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Fair point, the first 11 should play and donate whats affordable, hopefully a fiver, you're right.

fatknackerlardarse Posted on 1/8 0:13
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You are officially a busy little bee and a good egg Missy.

Keep up the good work.

I offer to slice the oranges.

--- Post edited by fatknackerlardarse on 1/8 0:13 ---

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 0:14
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I volunteer to suck plums.

fatknackerlardarse Posted on 1/8 0:15
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GET BACK YER FOOKERS, ME FIRST!!!!!!!!!!

Stepper_T Posted on 1/8 0:15
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Think a fiver is fair Skeelo/Curls. Then if people are able, they can add a couple more quid at their discretion as it's for such a great cause.

Stepper_T Posted on 1/8 0:16
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*plums out*

skeelo Posted on 1/8 0:18
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Yeah, you're bang on Step, now put those plums away you dirty old man.

fatknackerlardarse Posted on 1/8 0:20
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100

crisboro Posted on 1/8 0:21
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Ms Curly, Just to let you know that I am happy to help should you need anything (selling raffle tickets etc) . Just let me know hun and you can email me if necessary .

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 0:21
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..........or they can donate an extra couple of bob by participating in the raffling off of various signed Boro items.

A grand day out ahead, I'm sure.

Anybody have any ideas as to how the best way to pay the subs would be? Paypal seems to be popular, but I know nothing about these things.

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 0:22
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That's brilliant cris....thank you.

I'm sure we'll find you a job in the run-up to the event. I'll give you a shout.

fatknackerlardarse Posted on 1/8 0:23
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Could I do a "job" for you please.

shaun86 Posted on 1/8 0:26
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*put his hand up*

i'm in if there is spaces left...

jaseMFC Posted on 1/8 6:23
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MsCurly,

Your doing a great job getting your lot together..At the game we played down in London we had about 175 people turn up. Reckon you can beat that ??

One concern ..The sucking of Plums, do our boys getting an option on this one or is it just the boys in Red !!!!!!keep up the good work an am looking forward to meeting you all

rayparlourfanclub Posted on 1/8 6:32
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

I'll play if needed/wanted, anything for Colin!

Lisbonlegend Posted on 1/8 8:57
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K - CB or RB (or left back, but my left foot is only good for standing on)
rocky10 - 6'3" centre half getting on abit but still playing
bandito midfield
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend.........Centre midfield
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer.........Forward
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper
ings_lane_red Keeper
Key_toenail........midfield

mozza_1 Posted on 1/8 10:17
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dont mind paying a fiver to play at all in fact its an honour to be involved

Tony30 Posted on 1/8 10:34
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

yeh great idea to pay to play - Count me in.... if there's room

Ms Curly - Please set the amount I'm sure everyone will be happy to cough up.

Anyone got a Paypal account to forward the money into to get definate numbers?

bandito Posted on 1/8 11:19
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Lets get it on!

Boateng_7 Posted on 1/8 11:30
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7............ striker or left wing
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K - CB or RB (or left back, but my left foot is only good for standing on)
rocky10 - 6'3" centre half getting on abit but still playing
bandito midfield
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend.........Centre midfield
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer.........Forward
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper
ings_lane_red Keeper
Key_toenail........midfield

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 11:36
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Forgot to say thank you to lionrock31 for HIS suggestion to charge a fiver, I really shouldn't go around stealing people's thunder.

Reverend_Comfort, are you around?

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 11:51
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Ok, I've been thinking about this whole paypal idea and I'm not sure about it, there are some people who may have expressed an interest to play who don't have access to credit cards and such.

I think that as there is more than enough interest from people to play, then you can turn up and I'll collect monies on the day. Anybody on the starting 11 that doesn't show up waving their dosh gives up their place to the next person on the list. There are more than enough people eager to participate.

Also......bearing in mind that there are plenty of people who want to play but won't get the chance, we might have a bit of halftime fun, such as a 'beat the keeper' (or if CHboro is in goal 'beat up the keeper') or a keepy uppy contest with ANYBODY allowed to have a go. Players, reserves, spectators, kids, Mam's....you get the idea. Maybe 1 a go or something with the winner getting a prize.

Something to try and get everybody involved if they want to.

boroboy75 Posted on 1/8 11:53
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Msc, you could do a sponsored streak.
I'd chuck a quid in.

Lisbonlegend Posted on 1/8 11:53
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What about 100 prize for the keepy up competition, count me in.

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 12:30
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

75, people are more likely to pay me to keep my clothes on.

Lisbers, I was thinking more of a signed football or something.

--- Post edited by MsCurly on 1/8 12:30 ---

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 1/8 12:35
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I'm here curls.

a fiver to play sounds good to me.

bandito Posted on 1/8 12:39
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Get a little trophy sorted and coops can present it to the winners. Will he be attending? Great if he could come and watch before his big day really kicks off.

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 12:51
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Mainly wanted to pick your brains about the money thing Rev, glad you're happy with that.

Great idea about the trophy Bandy, I think I'll get onto some of the shops and see if anybody wants to donate one for the occassion. I'll find out if Coops will be able to attend.

Jase and the lads will be giving a presentation to Coops around 2.45pm on the pitch at the Riverside, so it would be a good idea if we could do the same with them, including handing over any money that we raise on the morning.

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 13:01
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Sorted.

Gary from Teesside and Cleveland trophies has very kindly offered to donate an engraved trophy for the event.

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 13:04
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What do we want to have engraved on the trophy??

Something like.......

'Winners of Boro V Millwall Fans Match 2006
In memory of Finlay Cooper'

What do you think? Any other suggestions?

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 13:16
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Anybody??

(sorry, I'm really rubbish at making executive decisions).

bandito Posted on 1/8 13:18
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FINLAY COOPER CUP WINNERS

MIDDLESBROUGH v MILLWALL 2006

boroboy75 Posted on 1/8 13:18
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Inaugural Finlay Cooper Cup winners

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 13:20
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Oh yes, I like that, bandito.

If there is anybody else still arsed reading this thread, what do you think?

Only I have to ring the nice chap back and let him know asap.

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 13:23
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Not sure it can be counted as inaugural 75, as there was also the match back in 2002. Although, I don't know if they did a Finlay Cooper Trophy.

Thanks for the input, any more for any more?

janplanner Posted on 1/8 13:29
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

what bandito said. simple and poignant.

bandito Posted on 1/8 13:29
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Correct me if I'm wrong but so far we have......a team from MIllwall coming up to play a game on Sat 12th August at 11am at Eston Sports Academy. The game will be played in aid of the Finlay Cooper charity and there may be the possibility of Jeff Winter refereeing and Coops presenting the trophy. Millwall lads will play in Blue Milwall kits and Boro lads will play in Red Boro kits. Everyone pays a fiver a head and the proceeds will be donated to the fund. Absolutley fantastic.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 1/8 13:37
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sounds great. my only concern is all the people I am going to have to leave out oof the team. football management is not easy!

bandito Posted on 1/8 13:38
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Rev: I take it you are taking the management reigns then?

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 1/8 13:40
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I certainly am bandy.

bandito Posted on 1/8 13:42
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Am I in boss?

boroboy75 Posted on 1/8 13:50
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No favouritism should be shown by the manager, so any arse-licking should be ignored.

bandito Posted on 1/8 13:52
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I think you should be ignored full stop

Lisbonlegend Posted on 1/8 13:52
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Can I play please.

boroboy75 Posted on 1/8 13:53
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Practice what you preach then, gobshite.
Lisbon, if you look at the list, there are 13 people ahead of you.

--- Post edited by boroboy75 on 1/8 13:54 ---

mozza_1 Posted on 1/8 13:55
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i thought the first 11 people who added their names to the positions list were the starting 11 - if you really want to play you wont mind being played out of position

bb75 get a grip man!


15 goals in 9 games last season! having missed through injury i am rarin to go!!
--- Post edited by mozza_1 on 1/8 13:55 ---

--- Post edited by mozza_1 on 1/8 13:58 ---

bandito Posted on 1/8 13:56
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Come on Rev - you know how it works with old team mates - remember the flourishing partnership in the Stockton Sunday league - what was it - 10 goals in 12 games or so. Quick one two's, darting runs, dinking the keeper, near post headers, it'll all come flooding back once we step foot on the hallowed astro of eston

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 1/8 14:00
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

yeah as i said above the first 11 get the starting berths

yeah but bandy what di you do while I was doing all that?

--- Post edited by Reverend_Comfort on 1/8 14:00 ---

Lisbonlegend Posted on 1/8 14:04
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Does that mean me and you are on the bench Rev?

rob_fmttm Posted on 1/8 14:04
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

It all sounds brilliant - great organisation. I'll help out in any way I can when I get back from these Boro games next week.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 1/8 14:05
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

It does Lisbon, I'm saving the big guns for the second half when the over 40's cockneys are all knackered. they will then have to contend wth my blistering pace

ive_lost_me_flag Posted on 1/8 14:07
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7............ striker or left wing
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K - CB or RB (or left back, but my left foot is only good for standing on)
rocky10 - 6'3" centre half getting on abit but still playing
bandito midfield
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend.........Centre midfield
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer.........Forward
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper
ings_lane_red Keeper
Key_toenail........midfield

Is it too late to add my name to the list?

Flag... left wing???

bandito Posted on 1/8 14:08
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

haha, looks like I'm in the starting line up then

mozza_1 Posted on 1/8 14:10
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

so that means i am in the starting 11

yeah!!! get in there!!!!!!!!!

may I suggest a minuetes silence before the game so we can all reflect on why we ar doing this

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 1/8 14:11
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

People can add their names but the chances of getting a game for those at the bottom of the list are getting slim. I'm all for letting everyone have a game but it will become like an england friendly (i.e. a farce) if we make too many changes throughout the game.

Lisbonlegend Posted on 1/8 14:11
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Aren't you at a car boot sale that day Bandy?

bandito Posted on 1/8 14:13
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

nah, my boot sale days are over. I've hung up my car boots

dundeejock Posted on 1/8 14:15
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Dont want to play (retired due to lack of fitness/old age) but will try and get along to watch
I've got a blind card kicking around so I can bring that along to earn some cash.

Stepper_T
MFC_Paul

Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
chboro................Keeper
LisbonLegend.........Centre midfield
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K - CB or RB (or left back, but my left foot is only good for standing on)
rocky10 - 6'3" centre half getting on abit but still playing
bandito midfield
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
Boateng_7............ striker or left wing
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer.........Forward
Lionrock31............centre mid
ings_lane_red Keeper
Key_toenail........midfield
Flaggy......mascot

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 1/8 14:37
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

dunno how lisbon managed to creep into the starting line up. soon sorted and he's back on the bench

Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7............ striker or left wing
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K - CB or RB (or left back, but my left foot is only good for standing on)
rocky10 - 6'3" centre half getting on abit but still playing
bandito midfield
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend.........Centre midfield
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer.........Forward
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper
ings_lane_red Keeper
Key_toenail........midfield
flaggy.....mascot

Boateng_7 Posted on 1/8 14:42
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Is the first 11 (on the sheet) the starting lineup?

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 1/8 14:54
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

yes adam, apart from we will have to put a keeper in their - i suggest chboro gets half a game and ings_lane_red gets half - unless any of the top 11 are keepers.

bandito Posted on 1/8 15:00
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Are we in this to win it cos if so we need to be organised.

Boateng_7 Posted on 1/8 15:01
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Of Course Bandi, are we playing ninety minutes?

Lisbonlegend Posted on 1/8 15:01
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Pick me, pick me!

bandito Posted on 1/8 15:02
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as it works out then I'll be on second half with you lisbon

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 1/8 15:06
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

bandy I'll sort the team , you just concentrate on sticking the ball in the back of the net mate.

Lisbonlegend Posted on 1/8 15:07
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The Carlton Palmer/Gary Hamilton combination then Bandy.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 1/8 15:08
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

I'll give people till this saturday 6pm to confirm their availability and preferred position. anyone not confirmed by then will go down to the bottom of the list so i can sort out the team in good time for the game

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 15:15
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Ooh, this is all very exciting.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 1/8 15:18
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

shall I be a "suit and tie" or "tracksuit" manager?

think I'll go for the latter as i hope to get 45 minutes myself

Tony30 Posted on 1/8 15:29
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

For some reason didnt appear on list so added myself (To the bottom of course!)


Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7............ striker or left wing
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K - CB or RB (or left back, but my left foot is only good for standing on)
rocky10 - 6'3" centre half getting on abit but still playing
bandito midfield
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend.........Centre midfield
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer.........Forward
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper
ings_lane_red Keeper
Key_toenail........midfield
flaggy.....mascot
Tony30.........Will play anywhere except Centre Back

mozza_1 Posted on 1/8 15:30
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

so i'm in then?

apl1970 Posted on 1/8 15:31
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7............ striker or left wing
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie - anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K - CB or RB (or left back, but my left foot is only good for standing on)
rocky10 - 6'3" centre half getting on abit but still playing
bandito midfield
skeelo
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend.........Centre midfield
Rev_Comfort........ at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil (play or ref)
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer.........Forward
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper
ings_lane_red Keeper
Key_toenail........midfield
flaggy.....mascot
Tony30.........Will play anywhere except Centre Back
apl1970..........Anywhere but goal.

skeelo Posted on 1/8 15:45
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Rev, i'm 12th on the list and can play anywhere including keeper so please bear me in mind. Bandito's idea for the trophy engraving is spot on, i'd go with that.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 1/8 15:45
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

moved tony30 up a place or 2 as he was missed earlier..

Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7............. striker or left wing
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie...........anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz
Phil_K ...CB or RB (or left back, but my left foot is only good for standing on)
rocky10 .... 6'3" centre half getting on abit but still playing
bandito.............. midfield
skeelo................anywhere inc keeper
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend..........Centre midfield
Rev_Comfort.......... at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil..............play or ref
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer.........Forward
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper
ings_lane_red........ Keeper
Key_toenail...........midfield
Tony30................Will play anywhere except Centre Back
flaggy................left wing / up front?
apl1970...............Anywhere but goal.

--- Post edited by Reverend_Comfort on 1/8 15:58 ---

Tony30 Posted on 1/8 15:52
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Cheers comfy. another 10 place into the starting line up would be good!

mozza_1 Posted on 1/8 16:20
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

anymore thoughts on a minuetes silence before the game kicks off?

Stepper_T Posted on 1/8 16:23
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Rev, Im afraid i will have to remove myself from the team, i may not be available on the morning. Im sure this wont cause any problems as there are plenty of people willing to play. I will still turn up to watch at some point, and cheer the lads on!

Phil_K Posted on 1/8 19:09
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

can anyone help with a lift fro middlesbrough station?

jaseMFC Posted on 1/8 19:56
re: Attn people: Coops Testimonial Fans Matc

Wow !!!

How many players ???? are you in it to win it Bandito ?? To right mate we are coming up to avenge the defeat from 2002!!

You guys have been superb and I can't thank you enough for all of your efforts. The match is now being played on grass now not astro turf as first suggested. I asked Diane if this would be poss as I thought it less hazardous for us over 40's . Things are taking off superbly and we have managed to get our local press involved down here thanks to our MSC chairman Ian Toal...who is the manager as well.

Any news on Jeff Winter...Rob_fmttm can you pull any strings here ? would add some more fun to what looks like being a great day for all football fans of Boro and Wall..

Keep up the good work everybody...MsCurly...your a star

mozza_1 Posted on 1/8 20:00
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so will this still be at eston - can anyone give me a lift?

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 20:17
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Jase, I've emailed Mr Winter and am currently waiting on a reply.

It's not a cert yet, but if Coops can't make it for the match he and Julie might try and get down for some of the second half action and to present the trophy, but I hope to have confirmation of that in the next couple of days perhaps.

Great news about playing on the grass, that will be better (let's hope the rain stays away). Rob is going away to Holland tomorrow but will be back next week and has offered to help out when he gets back.

Once I know for sure whether or not Jeff W will ref, and for certain whether Coops will be able to come and present the trophy I can start some proper publicity for it. Need to get these things sorted first.

Boro85 Posted on 1/8 20:18
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MsC, if you need a hand with anything give me a shout and ill see what i can do.

rocky10 Posted on 1/8 20:19
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mozza and phil k maybe able to help with lift from Bishopsgarth, will have to see whether I am travelling up from Wales on sat morning(will let you know later) or get back on the friday.

Is there a night out planned?

How about putting a sponsership form through a link so that we could ask friends and families for a little extra to boost coffers.

Lastly am I in the team and can I make first claim to No 4(Moggas Number)

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 20:21
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Thanks 85. It would be wonderful if you put a link or a banner on the top of the page for the event with all the details for those that don't keep updated with this thread.

Obviously...once the details have actually been finalised, that is.

Boro85 Posted on 1/8 20:22
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Will do, let me know what details are needed and ill sort it out over the next day or so.

MsCurly Posted on 1/8 20:24
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rocky10....the first 11 on the list above are all guaranteed a place so long as they confirm with Reverend_Comfort by Saturday teatime.

So it looks like you're in.

jaseMFC Posted on 1/8 20:30
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Well what can I say MsCurly apart from fantastic work, I know when we played down in London both Colin and Julie turned up for the match and stayed through to the auction with all the lads and made a great day a special day.Considering the pain they were both going through it was unbelievable.

I know if they can get there they will and I do know how much they appreciated everybody's efforts last time.

Coops is a top bloke and thats why I wanted to give the guy the support he deserves. Boro fans have had him for years , us just a couple but in that time he proved to all of us what a good pro he was. Millwall fans are not known for their kindness but believe me most would do anything for a bloke like coops....bring him back as Manager in a few years PLEASE

mozza_1 Posted on 1/8 20:31
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can i claim the number 7 shirt please!!

john_b Posted on 1/8 20:34
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Just got to say, I take my hat off to people for being arsed to organise and particpate in this.

Very impressed !

Phil_K Posted on 1/8 20:42
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I want the number 5 shirt

chboro Posted on 1/8 20:43
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Rev - if people confirm I will drop out and you can give skeelo half and ings_lane gets the other half - If it is ok with skeelo of course only getting half a game cos he was before me on the list.

I will still come to watch it anyway (kit in boot incase any doesn't turn up) so don't be worried about not giving me a game.

siboro77 Posted on 1/8 20:55
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You ok for players?

rob_fmttm Posted on 1/8 21:57
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If anyone is reading this from the Academy referees and fancies being involved officiating please let us know on this thread. Would be great to have you on board.

key_toenail Posted on 1/8 22:10
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im gonna start counting my collection of 5p, 2p and 1p's as im having a bit of a spring clean

whatever it amounts to ill change it and bring it with me on the day

update:


1p's = 5.01p

2p's = 7.24p

5p's = 15.95p

Total raised

= 28.20p

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MsCurly Posted on 1/8 23:16
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An excellent idea Mr Toenail.

key_toenail Posted on 1/8 23:27
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its made me go crossed-eyed and my hands smell but worthwhile doing

I urge anyone who is going to the match do to the same, call it a sponsored countathon, and whatever you have counted to, you have raised!

Theres not much chance of me playing because of the numbers so heres my little contribution

lets all be honest its basically dead money that can go to a much better use than just sat in a bottle or under the bed

dundeejock Posted on 1/8 23:27
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I've copied Mr toenail's idea

1p's = 01p

2p's = 06p

5p's = 15p

Total raised

= 22p
I will bring it along with me

key_toenail Posted on 1/8 23:42
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im glad i inspired you!

Spreadz Posted on 2/8 1:18
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Stepper_T
MFC_Paul
Boateng_7............. striker or left wing
Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
Thomas_98
flagged_offside
Boro_Gadgie...........anywhere in the midfield
Spreadz....................left side mid or centre mid (pulling the strings!!)
Phil_K ...CB or RB (or left back, but my left foot is only good for standing on)
rocky10 .... 6'3" centre half getting on abit but still playing
bandito.............. midfield
skeelo................anywhere inc keeper
Boro_Lee88
LisbonLegend..........Centre midfield
Rev_Comfort.......... at the back or midfield
holuc.................midfield or at the back
borophil..............play or ref
holgate_rochey
Anybody4abeer.........Forward
Lionrock31............centre mid
chboro................Keeper
ings_lane_red........ Keeper
Key_toenail...........midfield
Tony30................Will play anywhere except Centre Back
flaggy................left wing / up front?
apl1970...............Anywhere but goal

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 2/8 9:55
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chboro, cheers mate Skeelo gets the keepers Jersey for the first half, with ings_lane_red getting it for the second half (just dont give him any backpasses)

1: MFC_Paul
2: Boateng_7............. striker or left wing
3: Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
4: Thomas_98
5: flagged_offside
6: Boro_Gadgie...........anywhere in the midfield
7: Spreadz....................left side mid or centre mid
8: Phil_K ...CB or RB OR LB at a push
9: rocky10 .... 6'3" centre half
10: bandito.............. midfield
11: skeelo................anywhere inc keeper
12: Boro_Lee88
13: LisbonLegend..........Centre midfield
14: Rev_Comfort.......... at the back or midfield
15: holuc.................midfield or at the back
16: borophil..............play or ref
17: holgate_rochey
18: Anybody4abeer.........Forward
19: Lionrock31............centre mid
20: chboro................Keeper
21: ings_lane_red........ Keeper
22: Key_toenail...........midfield
23: Tony30................Will play anywhere except Centre Back
24: flaggy................left wing / up front?
25: apl1970...............Anywhere but goal

B_Hills Posted on 2/8 10:56
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Jase are you sorted with a hotel mate, If not im sure the country club would be delighted for you to stay as the rooms are well overdue a " watering ".

boroboy75 Posted on 2/8 10:58
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And line Amer's pockets?
Some people have short memories.

B_Hills Posted on 2/8 11:03
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It was a topical joke bb, and the Amer breed have long since departed that place

holuc Posted on 2/8 12:55
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Reverend_Comfort

How are you going to do the subs? Are you going to do a Sven and change all the team at half time and give most people one half each?

MsCurly Posted on 2/8 13:04
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Mr Winter isn't able to referree our match due to commitments with TFM, he's very kindly offered to find us a ref for the match though.

FW_2 Posted on 2/8 13:06
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Well done MsCurly, Jase et al. You've done a great job getting this organised.

ive_lost_me_flag Posted on 2/8 13:28
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200

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 2/8 13:28
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holuc it looks like im gonna have to do it that way as we have so many players.

MsCurly Posted on 2/8 13:29
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From a money-raising perspective, the more players the more generated for the fund too, Rev.

MsCurly Posted on 2/8 13:30
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Urgh, will the people coming on for the second half, have to wear the others sweaty shirts?

Tony30 Posted on 2/8 14:37
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Second half'ers go 'skins

BoroPhil Posted on 2/8 14:49
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1: MFC_Paul
2: Boateng_7............. striker or left wing
3: Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
4: Thomas_98
5: flagged_offside
6: Boro_Gadgie...........anywhere in the midfield
7: Spreadz....................left side mid or centre mid
8: Phil_K ...CB or RB OR LB at a push
9: rocky10 .... 6'3" centre half
10: bandito.............. midfield
11: skeelo................anywhere inc keeper
12: Boro_Lee88
13: LisbonLegend..........Centre midfield
14: Rev_Comfort.......... at the back or midfield
15: holuc.................midfield or at the back
16: borophil..............midfield
17: holgate_rochey
18: Anybody4abeer.........Forward
19: Lionrock31............centre mid
20: chboro................Keeper
21: ings_lane_red........ Keeper
22: Key_toenail...........midfield
23: Tony30................Will play anywhere except Centre Back
24: flaggy................left wing / up front?
25: apl1970...............Anywhere but goal

bumble_beeee Posted on 2/8 15:02
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Keep up the good work folks! Wish i could be there to help out but unfortunately got work commitments. However i just had an idea and thought id run it by you.
I do realise that the day is fast approaching and its difficult enough to organise as it is, but hows about....
Trying to get in touch with some Forest fans, and making it into a 3 team tournament, this will mean that more of the boro lads get a game as it looks as if theres enough for 2 teams, and also additional funds for the charity, and im sure the forest lads would like to pay their respects if they knew this was happening.
Also maybe Millwall and Forest fans can speak to their clubs about getting some memorabilia to auction/ raffle, aswell as Boro stuff?
As i say, just some ideas! Keep up the good work!
Much appreciated Jase and Mscurly!

holuc Posted on 2/8 15:36
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Reverend_Comfort

Thats probably the best way unless you play patrons S and T for the full match.

You will always get people not turning up on the day so you might only end up with 22 .

If you say before hand that you are going to change all 11 at half time that will stop everyone moaning.

Also you will always get the people blowing out of their ars after a few minutes. ( myself included)

Goodluck boss.

MsCurly Posted on 2/8 15:42
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Good news. Colin and Julie Cooper will be in attendance (maybe only in the second half though) and definitely be there to present the trophy to the winners!

Thanks for your input bumbley bee, to be honest at this stage I can't even think of the logistics of trying to include another team, it would mean getting an extra pitch or spanning it out over a longer time period. I imagine most people will want to get away fairly soon after the match to get into town for the prelude to the Cheivo game.

Brilliant idea though, it would be great to see as many people involved as possible, if only we had more time. Having said that, anybody and everybody is welcome.

BoroPhil Posted on 2/8 15:49
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Fantastic. This is sounding superb.

Fatsuma Posted on 2/8 16:42
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A great effort from MsC and all involved.

This has all the makings of an Annual fixture!

Promoting goodwill between 2 teams united in respect for the family of one of the best guys in the modern game, as well as raising funds for a very worthy cause.

ings_lane_red Posted on 2/8 18:47
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Just to confirm that i definately have the kit for next week, this consists of 14 out field kits and two goal keeper kits.

now obviously that is not gonna cover everyone who has expressed an interest in playing so maybe now would be a good time to ask anyone turning up to play if they can bring any boro shorts and socks they may have to use. oh by the way the kit is the one season before last, the season after the carling cup win, so if anyone has that top too then would be good to bring it down too

hope this is to Ms C's and Rev's satisfaction

mozza_1 Posted on 2/8 19:03
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so whats the starting 11?

jaseMFC Posted on 2/8 19:25
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MsCurly,

Have got an email from Diane confirming Colin and Julie will turn up for the game...2nd half only and will hand out the Trophy to MILLWALL ..Shame about jeff winter, but never mind we would have only had a couple sent off anyway. Need to get the press involved now I'm going to Email soccer AM and see if they can mention it in the show on the day of the game or even the week before...may help get some extra people down.

What are the facilities like at this place ? Is there a bar or any catering at all ?

You guys have to top the 175 odd who turned up in London !!!...I saw a post on here earlier saying if the shirt Boro send down to auction off has Coops name on it and old squad number 23...basically a match shirt...would be unique as Colin has hung up his boots. if we could get that off Diane...ill be bidding now. The idea of Forest being part of it would be great and I think we could have this event once a year especially as Colin will be kick starting his charity for Fin..

I'll ask him how he feels about doing this once a year as a fund raiser...sure he would love it

Keep up the good work and MsCurly a box of your fav chocs will be in your hand for kick off...xx you have helped me no end...thank you so much

jaseMFC Posted on 2/8 19:33
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B_Hills

Don't you forget anything my friend !!! you still got geoff trousers ?...he wants them back, mind you 4 years on he has put some pounds on !! best you keep them.

How's things ? hope your keeping well, Looking fwd to seeing you again mate

boro_rock Posted on 2/8 19:33
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so is this going ahead then?

thornabyred Posted on 2/8 19:34
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msCurl<I contacted forests rivals baord last weekend but dont look like they are bothered.Not wanting another team but support would be nice.
If I remember rightly there was a massive support from rivals sites for coops following little fidlays death.howabout getting all the details together of raffle prizes etc and I will post on all of the sites with paypal or whatever.

MsCurly Posted on 2/8 20:47
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Ings, that's absolutely brilliant, thank you. Could anybody who has a boro strip of their own that they can wear or bring for somebody else please let us know, so that Rev can get the team sorted?

Jase, it's a pleasure being involved and I'm looking very much forward to meeting you all. The shirt Diane is getting for us is this season's signed Cooper one, so will be wonderful.

thornabyred, what a great idea to open it up to rivals. As of yet, I don't have any inventory at all of prizes, but I'll try and get it together over the next couple of days. I'm still waiting to hear back from one or two people. I'll let you know.

MsCurly Posted on 2/8 20:50
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Jase, forgot to say....Eston Sports Academy have also given us the use of their changing room facilities. There is indeed a bar inside the centre itself, but Rob and I are popping down there sometime next week to discuss facilities/refreshments etc.

I had thought about asking them to give us the bar afterward, but I'm thinking that by the time it's all over people might want to head to town for the build up to the Cheivo match.

What's the general consensus people? Would you rather stay on and have a few post-match drinks together in the bar there, or get away to town for a few before the match 'proper'?

--- Post edited by MsCurly on 2/8 20:57 ---

jaseMFC Posted on 2/8 21:10
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MsCurly,

Could kick off as soon as we are all there...say 10-45 if need be play 35mins each way and then gives us time to have a drink etc...and auction off the prizes or draw the raffle . I presume everybody is going to the match after so we will all be sitting in various sections of the ground.

I know last time we all had a drink in the bar afterwards and did the auction and coops had a chat..mind you coops will have to be on his toes to get his own day sorted...maybe drinks after the main match would be a better option and maybe a parmo or two !!

MsCurly Posted on 2/8 22:05
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Ok, I should have most of the raffle prizes in order sometime tomorrow. The Coops shirt is as I have mentioned above, only on the back of the shirt at the bottom it has the date that the match is being played and the inscription 'best wishes, Colin Cooper'. An absolute one off.

I'm going to pick it up sometime tomorrow and will endeavour to take a couple of pictures of it (front and back) and get them online. That way, we can start any bidding straight away, if you wouldn't mind touting it about the other rivals sites thornabyred that would be fantastic.

As for the other stuff, I think we'll just keep them as prizes on the day as they will be mainly sundries. I would like to have plenty of small prizes to make it worthwhile people coming down and participating.

The press releases will probably begin for this tomorrow also, so everybody make sure that all your friends know about it and let's try and get as many people down there as possible.

MsCurly Posted on 2/8 22:33
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I'll see if Dr Browns will let us have the room upstairs after the match.

Then you lot can mingle and talk about who scored the best goal and who hacked each others ankles off.

I probably won't be able to attend there though, I'll probably have to shoot off to work. We'll get something sorted though.

jaseMFC Posted on 2/8 22:36
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We are going over the next few days getting in touch with both skysports and Socceram I have just put the phone down from our supp club chairman and he has a few contacts within sky. He is also in the process of getting signed shirts etc from Millwall which we will bring up on the day.

We have been in touch with local press and will be putting out bits and pieces as from the weekend.

BBc radio london are being contacted and no doubt we will give Alan Brazil an email as well. It's about now getting as many people to the venue as poss and also to the match at the riverside...maybe a pair of coops boots would be a good auction prize considering he has now hung them up. no doubt over the next few days things will really get going and all our efforts should be rewarded with a good turnout on the 12th

jase

MsCurly Posted on 2/8 22:39
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Fantastic effort from your end, Jase.

The press release for the Cheivo match is being made tomorrow by MFC, they're also going to plug our little event.

jaseMFC Posted on 2/8 22:39
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Work MsCurly..have a night off you deserve a rest !!

MsCurly Posted on 2/8 22:42
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There's nothing I would like more than to come and drink you shandy suppers under the table Jase......but my kids have to eat!

jaseMFC Posted on 2/8 23:04
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I like it, very funny, Shandy drinkers ? very cheeky MsCurly shame you won't be there to carry out your boast

Must be honest can't remember to much of the last time the Boro lads took us out on the town,only that I left my Parmo on the marston road(Think that was the road) somewhere about 1am, thats before I had flooded the hotels bar !!

thornabyred Posted on 3/8 6:50
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Mscurly,if you get a list together and have time stick it on e mail to me and I will start on the rivals sites Thursday night.
Maybe we can prepare a statement and list etc and then split the divisions between a couple of us so we all post the same.

thornaby at gmail.com

Tony30 Posted on 3/8 8:24
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Ms Curly, when you refer to auctioning the 'Cooper Shirt' are you planning on putting it on Ebay, this way many more people would have access to it, and everyone could forward links to it to everyone in their own address book as a way of increasing the interest in bidding?

Or were you thinking more of the auction being at the match?

Tony30 Posted on 3/8 8:25
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Double post

--- Post edited by Tony30 on 3/8 8:25 ---

MsCurly Posted on 3/8 9:00
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thornaby......I was thinking it might just be better to only put the shirt online otherwise we will have no raffle prizes on the day, and I want to lure people down there with them. As soon as I have the shirt and have taken some pics I'll forward them onto you and any help you can give will be brilliant.

Tony, ebay is a great idea....only I'm thinking that it could culminate in somebody buying it to merely sell it on at a higher price or something. If it's done through Rivals then whoever bids will genuinely want the shirt for it's sentimental value. Then we could take the highest bid and see if anybody wants to bid higher on the 12th, we'll announce who has won it on the day.

--- Post edited by MsCurly on 3/8 9:02 ---

mozza_1 Posted on 3/8 9:20
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just to say will need kit

curls - have you thought about tttv or look north?

MsCurly Posted on 3/8 9:22
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Yes indeedy mozza, I asked for Wendy Gibson's job but they told me to fark off.

Seriously though, yes.....all publicity routes are being tinkered with.

mozza_1 Posted on 3/8 9:26
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excellent - i look forward to meeting you!! you have done a great job with this.

MsCurly Posted on 3/8 9:39
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Look forward to meeting you too, mozza. Just make sure you bring your best legs with you on the day!

mozza_1 Posted on 3/8 9:47
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carefull curls the wife will get jealous!!

did you think to that mins silence before the game?

MsCurly Posted on 3/8 9:53
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mozza.....what are you suggesting?? I meant your best legs to beat Jase and Millwall lads with, you naughty boy.

Not sure about the minutes silence. Might be difficult to achieve with people coming and going outdoors and arriving in dribs and drabs (spectators etc)?

Then again, what do I know? What does anybody else think?

mozza_1 Posted on 3/8 9:59
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true but if everybody who is there is stood silent and we are all stood round the centre circle people would be able to tell what was going on

MsCurly Posted on 3/8 10:02
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Well, it's not up to me mozza.....if people think it's a good idea then I'll try and get word out that that is the intention.

It might be worth getting in touch with Coops and seeing if he thinks it's a good idea? I know the 12th is going to be a much happier day for him and Julie than when the last Millwall V Boro match was played back in 2002.

I'll make some enquiries today, in the meantime if people would like to express whether they are for or against it, then please do.

mozza_1 Posted on 3/8 10:06
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do we still need a ref?

Capybara Posted on 3/8 10:06
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I can't be there but wouldn't have thought that a silence would be in the spirit of the day (I was at the first one, by the way). I'd just like to say what an immense effort this is by MsC and others. Well done! Hope it's a great day.

mozza_1 Posted on 3/8 10:09
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curls

while we want to make it enjoyable we shouldnt forget why we are doing this and to me paying our respects seems appropriate

but i dont mind with whatever people want to do - but may i suggest black armbands? or armbands with the Finlay Cooper Fund on them?

rocky10 Posted on 3/8 12:51
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rev comfort

What are our tactics going to be

ala Mac, 1 up front or keegan's expansive 6 up front and 5 at the back? Or as I fear 20 blokes huddled around the ball like in the Carling advert.

I would liken my self to that cultured ball playing centre half that we signed from southend what was his name?

Whelan that's him.

Anyone else prepared to denegrate themselves in the persuit of fun.

Who do you reckon you could have been if you had laid off the Stella and parmos(just for JaseMFC Mild and jellied eels)

mozza_1 Posted on 3/8 16:26
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hoof to the top

MsCurly Posted on 3/8 16:33
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Right, I've had a chat with Diane and she's expressed that Colin and Julie are very much intent on making the 12th a happy and celebratory day, so would prefer no minute's silence/armbands etc. The thought is a nice one, but a different sentiment to what they want for the day.

Mick from Dr Browns has very kindly given us the upstairs room (with barstaff) for a vastly reduced rate, which I will sort out. Of course you are all welcome to go where you like after the match, but for the sake of our visitors from Millwall, it would be nice to have somewhere that they can get to know us and have a yarn before they go on the search for the Holy Grail (usually found in the Europa).

I've got a lovely bag of goodies with me too. I have a signed football,a signed pennant, this season's home shirt with 16 signiatures, and the Cooper shirt bearing the date of the match and the inscription 'best wishes, Colin Cooper'.

Met Ali Brownlee this afternoon too, and he's promised me a signed football, so some nice raffle prizes there. Erm......if I don't leave the country with them.

mozza_1 Posted on 3/8 16:36
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then lets make it a day to remember!!

curls - will my little un be ok to come in to doc browns with us?

MsCurly Posted on 3/8 16:37
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Children are allowed up until 7pm, mozza.

bandito Posted on 3/8 16:38
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any chance of posting the starting team up rev so we can at least get to know who the hell is who?

It'll be organised chaos down there if 20 odd lads just turn up not knowing where or when they are playing

B_Hills Posted on 3/8 17:00
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Jase
Hope you and everyone have a great day, regret i will be stuck at home in Portugal over the weekend so its one i will have to miss. take care and try to keep the Parmo down and the taps off !!!!

Anybody4aBeer Posted on 3/8 17:23
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Are we doing the England tactic and changing the team at half time so everybody gets a game?

apl1970 Posted on 3/8 18:29
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From what I understand (I`ve just read the lot!)

THE GAME.
First 11 on the list as long as they confirm BEFORE saturday 5th August are the starting 11.
A full team switch at half time, numbers permitting.
All players pay 5
Rev gets to take any penalties

What happens next? Are we all staying for a drink, buy raffle tickets, having a BBQ or are we going to the proper game and meeting in Doc Browns after?

Can someone (Rev and MsC I`m talking to ) do an itinery for the day, approximate times will do.

When is the bidding for the shirt starting, raffle tickets being sold etc.

THE CHIEVO GAME

Phil_K Posted on 3/8 19:20
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Cant belive how much effort Ms C has put in......worth an OBE at least!


Im still looking for a lift from Boro Station if anyone can help????

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 3/8 20:33
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right, theres going to be no fancy formations, we will stick to a 4-4-2. as has been mentioned, i will be swapping the teams around at half time - so 22 players will get a game. I'd like the other players to also get a run out so we'll have to see if everyone turns up and maybe do some other subs too.

as it stands its difficult to choose the starting positions as a few havent confirmed. after saturday 6pm when i have a list of preffered positions I will give you the starting line ups for the 1st and second half. Any that havent confirmed their positions will be put to the bottom of the list.

once i have the full list inc positions I might do some swapping around to make two balanced sides. I'll let you know

MsCurly Posted on 3/8 20:41
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Thank goodness we've got Rev_Comfort onboard.

Phil_K..........it's been very much a team effort.

As far as itinery goes apl the kick off is at 11am, Jeff Winter is finding us a ref. Unless you boys decide otherwise amongst yourselves it will be a full 45 each half.

Usual 15 halftime where we will have a game of beat the keeper (or something) and as soon as the match is over and the trophy has been presented we will announce the raffle winners and complete the auctioning of the signed Cooper shirt, that's IF somebody comes up with a higher bid than what we are offered online (it will go up sometime in the next day or two).

Once the match is over, we won't drag it out because of the Cheivo match at 3pm.

Once the Cheivo match is over, all football players are invited to meet upstairs in Dr Browns. Of course, I hope as many will be in Doc B's as possible, but as the room only holds 50-60 people we will have to use our common sense and if it's full just spill out downstairs. Just thought it would be a good chance for the players to have a yarn about the morning's match etc. There will be barstaff on up there.

Everybody gets steaming drunk, goes off for a parmo, throws up and tries not to cause any flooding.

Et voila!


--- Post edited by MsCurly on 3/8 21:03 ---

shaun86 Posted on 3/8 20:47
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1: MFC_Paul
2: Boateng_7............. striker or left wing
3: Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
4: Thomas_98
5: flagged_offside
6: Boro_Gadgie...........anywhere in the midfield
7: Spreadz....................left side mid or centre mid
8: Phil_K ...CB or RB OR LB at a push
9: rocky10 .... 6'3" centre half
10: bandito.............. midfield
11: skeelo................anywhere inc keeper
12: Boro_Lee88
13: LisbonLegend..........Centre midfield
14: Rev_Comfort.......... at the back or midfield
15: holuc.................midfield or at the back
16: borophil..............midfield
17: holgate_rochey
18: Anybody4abeer.........Forward
19: Lionrock31............centre mid
20: chboro................Keeper
21: ings_lane_red........ Keeper
22: Key_toenail...........midfield
23: Tony30................Will play anywhere except Centre Back
24: flaggy................left wing / up front?
25: apl1970...............Anywhere but goal
26:shaun86................anywhere but in goal

i did put my name on ages ago but got missed off....i will keep looking and if anyone drops out i'm there, i only live over the road so will come either way with my boots and stuff, if i get a game then great if not then i will be a happy spectator :)

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 3/8 21:02
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shaun, sorry you got missed, its a bloody nightmare keeping this list up to date. I'll certainly try to get you involved at some point. i suspect a few may not make it on the day.

we wont have any more added to the list from now on (apart from any that may have been missed above)

jaseMFC Posted on 3/8 21:08
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Mscurly,

Steaming drunk..parmos...flooding don't have a clue what your on about. How far is Dr Browns from the Riverside...and is it crawling distance to the Holiday Inn ??

For those who want to read up on 2002 try the link .Boro's last away win some may say

--- Post edited by jaseMFC on 3/8 21:10 ---

Link: Boro win away !!!!!!!!!

MFC_Paul Posted on 3/8 21:44
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1: MFC_Paul...............right wing, striker
2: Boateng_7............. striker or left wing
3: Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
4: Thomas_98
5: flagged_offside
6: Boro_Gadgie...........anywhere in the midfield
7: Spreadz....................left side mid or centre mid
8: Phil_K ...CB or RB OR LB at a push
9: rocky10 .... 6'3" centre half
10: bandito.............. midfield
11: skeelo................anywhere inc keeper
12: Boro_Lee88
13: LisbonLegend..........Centre midfield
14: Rev_Comfort.......... at the back or midfield
15: holuc.................midfield or at the back
16: borophil..............midfield
17: holgate_rochey
18: Anybody4abeer.........Forward
19: Lionrock31............centre mid
20: chboro................Keeper
21: ings_lane_red........ Keeper
22: Key_toenail...........midfield
23: Tony30................Will play anywhere except Centre Back
24: flaggy................left wing / up front?
25: apl1970...............Anywhere but goal
26:shaun86................anywhere but in goal

Completely missed this, good job a seen it!

--- Post edited by MFC_Paul on 3/8 21:44 ---

apl1970 Posted on 3/8 22:06
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1: MFC_Paul...............right wing, striker
2: Boateng_7............. striker or left wing
3: Mozza_1............... up front or right midfield
4: Thomas_98
5: flagged_offside
6: Boro_Gadgie...........anywhere in the midfield
7: Spreadz....................left side mid or centre mid
8: Phil_K ...CB or RB OR LB at a push
9: rocky10 .... 6'3" centre half
10: bandito.............. midfield
11: skeelo................anywhere inc keeper
12: Boro_Lee88
13: LisbonLegend..........Centre midfield
14: Rev_Comfort.......... at the back or midfield
15: holuc.................midfield or at the back
16: borophil..............midfield
17: holgate_rochey
18: Anybody4abeer.........Forward
19: Lionrock31............centre mid
20: chboro................Keeper
21: ings_lane_red........ Keeper
22: Key_toenail...........midfield
23: Tony30................Will play anywhere except Centre Back
24: flaggy................left wing / up front?
25: apl1970...............Anywhere but goal, after last weeks performance, Centre Back please
26:shaun86................anywhere but in goal

jaseMFC Posted on 3/8 22:13
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Rev,

Team is looking a bit one sided there mate(Lots of keepers), hope your tactics are good, us Lions are going to take advantage of your Sven type squad rotation and lift the Trophy !!!...all joking aside mate you don't want to lose in front of coops !!!

MsCurly Posted on 3/8 22:15
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Yes Jase......but we'll have a whole new set of fresh legs come the second half.

And boy oh boy, am I going to enjoy them.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 3/8 22:19
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no worries there Jase, i have a seperate thread on another board with all the real positions and tactics. this is just to confuse you!

our second 11 is as good as our first - your boys will be well knackered in the second half and our boys will finish you off then.

and as i am player manager/captain playing in the second half, I get to receive the trophy from coops

dunno if theres gonna be any losers medals mate!

jaseMFC Posted on 3/8 22:30
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Rev,

You really are sounding like sven..trying to confuse the opponents !! Next your be telling me you have a 60yr old Theo Wallcott in the squad.

You don't think we are coming up to Boro just to roll over NO WAY ..pride to play for here !! Maybe you might be able to get coops to play the last 10mins ?? Playing alonside a legend...now that would be something

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 3/8 22:34
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I'm sure it would be an honour for coops to play alongside me

60 year old theo walcott? yep, thats me!

but seriously though, whatever the score it will be a great day!

Boro_Gadgie Posted on 4/8 0:03
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I'm glad Coops is going to be there. I could do with scrounging a lift to the Riverside for his testimonial game.

holuc Posted on 4/8 0:19
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MsC this might be a daft question but are we playing on grass?

Boro_Gadgie Posted on 4/8 0:22
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I don't think so, but if anyone wants to pass round the reefer afterwards, I'm all for that, maaaan.

apl1970 Posted on 4/8 1:32
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YYEEESSSSS, I`ve got my young lady to go to the game(riverside one) and then straight out, I don`t think she knows we`re starting at doc browns tho.

It`s also our joint wetting babies head, she deserves it for being an angel (thats the girlfriend Carol, not the child!)

If you see me in Browns then come and talk and keep her chatting, I`ll be able to stay longer.

apl1970 Posted on 4/8 1:39
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I still don`t know where we`re playing and what type of surface is it, grasso or astro.


If it`s grass I`ll get the stud sharpener out..................

thornabyred Posted on 4/8 6:35
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hoof for daytime telly

jaseMFC Posted on 4/8 6:47
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Playing on grass mate,At the Eston Sports Academy. Were going to be playing on Astroturf but have now changed to grass as us old Milwall boys don't want all those nasty burns on a lovely legs !! (see more lovely legs MsCurly )

MsCurly Posted on 4/8 7:42
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Well quite Jase!

Seeing as though you lot are playing on grass now, I hope to see lots of studs on the day.

BoroPhil Posted on 4/8 10:03
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Grass :o

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 4/8 12:22
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Skeelo, if you were to play outfield, whats your preferred position?

skeelo Posted on 4/8 12:31
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Up front or attacking centre mid.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 4/8 12:33
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can you do a job at right back?

--- Post edited by Reverend_Comfort on 4/8 12:35 ---

skeelo Posted on 4/8 12:37
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Probably, but if i play that position i tend to man mark and don't get forward very much, but it's up to you Rev you're the BOSS.

Lisbonlegend Posted on 4/8 12:37
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Mr Rev, I am confirmed as available.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 4/8 12:40
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thats fine skeelo, thats good enough for me.

i have my two teams sorted based on who's confirmed so far. they could change if the missing four add their positions vbefore 6pm tomorrow. if they dont , we have exactly 22, with those missing ones going as sub

shall i tell you the prospective teams now?

bandito Posted on 4/8 12:42
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I'm confirming myself fit, ready and available!

Midfield but can play as a supporting striker

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 4/8 12:44
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i dont need anyone to confirm who has already added their position to the list. I'll be posting a final confimation post mid to end of next week

bandito Posted on 4/8 12:46
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Stick the teams up gaffer!

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 4/8 12:54
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ok as it stands:

1st half:

.................INGS
SKEELO....ROCKY_10....PHIL_K....HOLUC
BOROPHIL..BANDITO(C)..SPREADZ...BORO_GADGIE
........MFC_PAUL........BOATENG7

2nd Half:

................CHBORO
REV(C)....APL....SHAUN86....TONY_30
KEY_TOENAIL..LISBONLEGEND...LIONROCK....FLAGGY
........ANYBODY4ABEER....MOZZA_1

SUBS:
THOMAS_98
FLAGGED_OFFSIDE
BORO_LEE_88
HOLGATE_ROCHEY

two very solid sides I think - great spines to both teams!

Boateng_7 Posted on 4/8 13:00
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No worries I will get the goals.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 4/8 13:03
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I want a goal from you in the first 20 minutes Adam or you are off!

Boateng_7 Posted on 4/8 13:04
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as long as im given the service I will deliver.

bandito Posted on 4/8 13:12
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Captain eh? Nice one!

I demand workrate and committment.

Shoot at any given opportunity. There's nowt worse than an untested keeper.

Have a voice and play for the team, not yourself.

mozza_1 Posted on 4/8 13:16
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ill grab a couple late on!!

boroboy75 Posted on 4/8 13:16
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A captain who contradicts himself.

bandito Posted on 4/8 13:18
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How do you work that one out Boroboy.

You have more than a passing interest in this game dont you?

Tell me about your "moments"

shaun86 Posted on 4/8 14:17
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i have never played centre half in my life :( .....i said "anywhere but in goal" to give my self a better chance of playing and it has back-fired....ah well, its for a good cause and i'm sure i can hold it together at the back for us....

sounds a great day

super super cooper

MsCurly Posted on 4/8 14:24
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Here are the prizes donated to us by MFC, thank you so much again to Diane O'Connell.

Thornabyred will post shortly on how to make a bid for the Cooper shirt, the other three will be raffled on the morning of the match and the winners announced shortly after the trophy has been presented. Hopefully we will have one or two other items by then also.

You can also bid for the Cooper shirt on the 12th, and see if anybody wants to put in a higher offer, if not it goes to the highest online bid.

I'm sure if they have time, Colin and Julie will draw the winning raffle tickets.

Link: Lovely Boro Booty

Boateng_7 Posted on 4/8 15:03
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so what shirts we wearing?

bandito Posted on 4/8 15:04
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If Gareth knows about this I'm sure he'll instruct a few more players to attend. Ask Diane Curly

BoroPhil Posted on 4/8 15:12
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Right wing \o/ I hope no-one is expecting any nippy wing play from me. Overlapping full backs is the way forward.

skeelo Posted on 4/8 16:09
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I think Mscurly,Rev and Jase at the London end have done themselves and everyone else proud getting this idea off the ground and organising it all. I hope it's a great day for all concerned and we raise lots of coin.

holgate_rochey Posted on 4/8 16:11
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who picked the teams? I was 17th on the list but not in the first 22...

MsCurly Posted on 4/8 16:14
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No problemo, Mr Tall, Dark and Handsome......the good Reverend has been waiting for you to confirm and give him your preferred position.

*ahem* (and I quote)

"i have my two teams sorted based on who's confirmed so far. they could change if the missing four add their positions vbefore 6pm tomorrow. if they dont , we have exactly 22, with those missing ones going as sub"

You'll get your game, don't worry.

apl1970 Posted on 4/8 16:55
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Rochey, you said `you pick the position` so he did






Your on the bench

Boro_Gadgie Posted on 4/8 17:21
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Left wing eh? That makes me the new Alan Moore, I suppose.

And best of all, I get pulled off at half-time! MsCurly, feel free to volunteer!

holgate_rochey Posted on 4/8 17:28
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ah sorry, I didnt realise I had to actually read the thread...No worries.

bumble_beeee Posted on 4/8 17:35
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Rochey, u just have to post your preferred position, then u'll play in 2nd half i think!

thornabyred Posted on 4/8 18:02
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curly have you got the paypal account sorted,if so what is it.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 4/8 18:10
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rochey ive been asking for days for everyones preferred position and i'm still waiting for yours. if you let me know befopre 6pm tomorrow (the cut off time) you will be in the 22.

I wish people would read the thread!

MsCurly Posted on 4/8 18:21
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Thornaby.....I'll just collect everybodies fivers on the day and they can go straight into the kitty, the paypal account is for something else.

When I've got my head around how to use it (sometime this evening) I'll put the details up.

key_toenail Posted on 4/8 18:23
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rev, right-mid, thatll do me nice one!

i wanna see darting 'nevillesque' overlaps from my right-back

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 4/8 18:36
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5 or 10 years ago maybe mate!

shaun86 let me know what position you would like to play and i'll sort something out. i want to play people in positions they are used to - I'm not Mclaren you know!

mozza_1 Posted on 4/8 18:45
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cheers rev!!

ANYBODY4ABEER....MOZZA_1

millwall dont stand a chance!!

shaun86 Posted on 4/8 18:50
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rev - cheers i play centre midfield or striker...i'm not going to big myself up on the board as a dissapointing performance will mean constant ripping - but i used 2 play at a decent level and i'm only 19 so can run a lot :)

cheers - its going to be a good day

holgate_rochey Posted on 4/8 19:08
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Midfield/Upfront - Not bothered either way.

Phil_K Posted on 4/8 19:10
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CB - That will do me nicely thanks Boss

I know i ask this every night but still looking for a lift from Middlesbrough Station if anyone can help??????

apl1970 Posted on 4/8 19:28
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shaun, just coz someone`s 19 doesn`t automatically mean they run a lot. Come to goals in the morning, you`ll see.

holgate_rochey Posted on 4/8 19:37
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yeah so what teams Esky on then?

holuc Posted on 4/8 19:43
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Left back , that will be fun.

holuc Posted on 4/8 19:45
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Phil k where do you live.

jaseMFC Posted on 4/8 19:49
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Guys,

Looks like there is some unrest in the Boro camp...REV best you sort it out. Players unsure of where they are playing,players not happy with where they are playing...Keepers who ain't keepers.

Best you get that Trophy engraved Millwall cup winners 2006..I thought Sven was bad, but REV come on mate !!!

Be like taking candy. MsCurly love the shirt honey really nice..any chance of a pair of Coops boots !! reckon they would be a good auction especially as he is hanging them up. I'll ask Diane to ask him to bring them along, by the looks of the team and the unrest you may need him..This time next week i'll be in Boro...Anybody about on the Friday night more than happy to keep you out all night...especially if your playing....8 days and counting

Phil_K Posted on 4/8 19:51
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I live in Ilkley so am getting the train up that morning

holuc Posted on 4/8 19:51
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maybe someone who's not playing but the 22 are on a sex and booze ban

jaseMFC Posted on 4/8 20:02
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And have been for years !!!...Would imagine a few Peter Kay's turning up....ave it

thornabyred Posted on 4/8 21:15
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mscurlys pics online.
started a site to keep as a memory so anyone can add to it next week with pics of the day etc.

Link: coops.150m.com

jaseMFC Posted on 4/8 21:30
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Top man...Love MsCurly duvet cover...Silk Mscurly ???

The work you have put in deserves a gane being thrown...but sorry no can do. The Finlay Trophy is coming to London

MsCurly Posted on 4/8 21:38
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Oh wow thornabyred!!! That's absolutely brilliant!!!!

Thanks so much for doing that.

Jase.......lay back and think of Boro darling.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 4/8 23:11
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Jase, no unrest in the camp mate, just people saying they will play anywhere then complaining when I choose a position for them!

im still extremely confident the boro lads will triumph, i do know a fair few of our players and we have some cracking lads in our squad.

anyone who isnt happy with your position - if you actually tell me your favoured position I might be able to do something about it.

MsCurly Posted on 4/8 23:30
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Rev.......I've emailed you.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 4/8 23:35
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due to rochey confirming i'm afraid shaun86 you are dropped. final teams will be posted after 6pm tomorrow. left back has been a trouble position as ever but the people put in that position will just have to do their best. ings lane red is going to play second half in goal with chboro doing the 1st half now. lionrock has to drop into centre back to accomodate rochey in midfield.

as it stands..

1st half:

.................CHBORO
SKEELO....ROCKY_10....PHIL_K....HOLUC
BOROPHIL..BANDITO(C)..SPREADZ...BORO_GADGIE
........MFC_PAUL........BOATENG7

2nd Half:

................INGS_LANE_RED
REV(C)....APL....LIONROCK....TONY_30
KEY_TOENAIL..LISBONLEGEND...HOLGATE_ROCHEY....FLAGGY
........ANYBODY4ABEER....MOZZA_1

SUBS:
THOMAS_98
FLAGGED_OFFSIDE
BORO_LEE_88 (currently injured)
SHAUN86

--- Post edited by Reverend_Comfort on 4/8 23:45 ---

Boro_Gadgie Posted on 5/8 0:01
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Holuc, try not to worry too much, when I'm playing wide left or wide right, I always try to do my best to protect the full back, I'll try and track back as much as I can. Just keep your position, stay close and don't dive in and you'll be alright.

shaun86 Posted on 5/8 0:56
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ah here;s to hoping someone drops out if not then i'll still be there.

sorry for the confusion rev but i was happy to play anywhere, just stating that i have never played centre back before

alpo - very true, i know some 19 year olds who couldnt run a mile, but i was just saying i am a young lad who keeps himself fit so i will be able 2 get about - dont ge getting competative with your team mates:)

JSawyers200 Posted on 5/8 2:18
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Been away for a while so just seen this.

I will play left back if you are struggling Rev.

apl1970 Posted on 5/8 3:15
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Shaun, if you saw/heard me play last week and every week at goals you`ll know it`s not personal.









I JUST DON`T WANT TO LOSE.

apl1970 Posted on 5/8 3:18
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It was more to do with young lads being clueless, self centred and not running back that I was getting at more.

e.g. why would anybody run round the OUTSIDE of aman at 5/7 a side???? You can`t score fromthe corner area!

Bring it/pass it inside. chances of a goal increase 10 fold.

Spreadz Posted on 5/8 8:48
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anyone else had an email from Rev telling them that they are on penas and free kicks?
or is it just me?

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 5/8 8:54
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i thought we'd already established i was penna taker

holuc Posted on 5/8 9:49
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BORO GADGIE

I'm to old to worry about the guy in front tracking back. all you have to do is listen to me then we will be allright.

thomas98 Posted on 5/8 10:48
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sorry guys, been away on a training copurse all week. I am still up for this, i play up front or play out wide. Just to also state that i do also have a full set of strips, shirts shorts and socks, the season before lasts away strip if we need it for a back up.

thornabyred Posted on 5/8 14:12
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mscurly has set up a nochex account so if anyone wants to send money follow the link below.
click on coops picture for link to nochex.

note this is the link for anyone wanting to put some dosh into the kitty to buy something to present on the day.ala Millwall.

--- Post edited by thornabyred on 5/8 14:16 ---

Link: get yer dosh out.

Boro85 Posted on 5/8 16:13
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Right pay attention.

Poster advertising the Cooper event, the image is on the linky below, so you can download that and use it if needs be.

OR (see next post)

Link: Cooper Poster Image

Boro85 Posted on 5/8 16:16
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However. If you want to print out the poster easily, theres a Word Document with it on (i hope).

The link below, RIGHT CLICK IT, and select SAVE TARGET AS...
Then that should download it to your computer, where you can open it up, marvel at its beauty and click Print. Providing you have a printer that should work fine.

Link: Right Click me, Save Target As...

thornabyred Posted on 5/8 16:20
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cheers boro85.
saves me starting one tonight.

I will do the shops and libraries in Thornaby.

MsCurly Posted on 5/8 16:29
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Thanks again 85. If everybody manages to print off one or two and sticks them up in their local shop or pub then it might just help to boost the numbers attending next week.

Please, do your bit everybody.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 5/8 17:14
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thomas98 cheers for confirming mate. those kits would be evry useful. I assume the millwall alds will be wearing blue and that the kit you have is white?

would be a good idea to wear the white one in the first half then the red one in the second so the 2nd half team doesnt have to put on sweaty kits.

final teams will be posted later, cheers

Boro_Gadgie Posted on 5/8 17:35
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Rev Comfort, or should I say, boss, do you have me down as confirmed? If you don't, then I can confirm I'm ok to run about like a headless chicken, I mean do a solid job at left midfield for the first half. See you on Saturday. Looking forward to it.

ings_lane_red Posted on 5/8 17:46
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seems a daft question i know but do we have a referee and linesmen ?

for such a well organised event it would be nice to have touches such as linesmen as it would be a shame if the game was brought into controversy with a dodgy offside goal awarded to Millwall late in the game, especially with the rev marshalling the back line and me knowing how bad his offside calls are

--- Post edited by ings_lane_red on 5/8 17:50 ---

MsCurly Posted on 5/8 18:07
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Ings.....Jeff Winter has promised to get us a ref for the day as he can't do it himself, I'll speak to him next week about it.

Miss_Smogette_To_You has very kindly offered to be an assistant ref, she's done all her training at the Academy and used to ref there every Friday, Mr Winter has given her his nod of approval, she's currently trying to find one of her reffing buddies to also help out, seems most of them already have commitments.

I can't believe how much we've got done in less than a week though.....imagine how much we'll have got done by next Saturday?

Can't wait.

ings_lane_red Posted on 5/8 18:16
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Ok MsC i was just asking cos my brother, as well as being a life long boro fan, is also qualified and i am sure he would love to run one of the lines if we need one more.

Let me know if you would like me to ask him as i will be seeing him tonight

MsCurly Posted on 5/8 18:28
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ings...YES, please do ask him. Then we're all sorted for two assistant refs.

Does he have the pretty clothes too? Miss_Smogette will be donning her regalia and as you boys will be done up to the nines in your kit too, it would be nice if he could wear the right clobber.

If not......no problem at all, it would be still brilliant to have him onboard.

holuc Posted on 5/8 18:30
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You don't get fined if you get booked/sent off do you?

ings_lane_red Posted on 5/8 18:36
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MsC i have just spoke to him and he would love to do it. He also has the ref's kit so no problem with that.

Can i tell him he is definately required then ?

holuc Posted on 5/8 18:37
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MsC are you getting your pom poms out.

Boro_Gadgie Posted on 5/8 18:39
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"Miss_Smogette will be donning her regalia"


MsCurly Posted on 5/8 19:12
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Yes ings, you can confirm with him if you would. I'll email smogette and let her know that she need look no further.

And get your bloody minds out of the gutter you lot!

*she said whilst shaking her pom poms vigourously*

millsandboom Posted on 5/8 21:27
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Hello Ms Curly. Im Ings Brother do you require me to run a line I would be honoured to run it. please let me no for definate. Plaese email Chrisuptheboro@aol,com for my mobile no, amd no the rest of you this isnt a chat up line

MsCurly Posted on 5/8 21:35
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Why the hell isn't it a chat up line?

Only kidding. I would definitely like you to run the line, only I'm not at home at the mo and have no access to my email.

I'll be home sometime in the next half hour though, so I'll be in touch soon.

MsCurly Posted on 5/8 22:13
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Right, I'm home.....but thinking about it, I don't think I need your number, unless there is something specific you want to discuss?

Just turn up on the morning with your uniform on, and it will all be tickety boo.

If you're concerned about something or want to discuss it further with me, let me know and I'll email you.

millsandboom Posted on 5/8 22:19
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No probs Ms Curls ill be there at 10.15 am.

MsCurly Posted on 5/8 22:25
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10.15?

Go to the top of the class, Mr Eager Beaver.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 5/8 23:49
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ah nice one millsandboom. one of my mates running the line , the millwall boys wont have a chance with those offside calls only joking Jase!

--- Post edited by Reverend_Comfort on 5/8 23:50 ---

Rocky_Rhythm Posted on 6/8 1:11
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Will there be hot dogs?

If I can get the kids asres out of bed early enough we'll pop along and donate to a good cause before the less important game. Chee-av who?

Well done Ms C and the rest, good work.

redz69 Posted on 6/8 1:17
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Will there be hot dogs?

FRIED ONION RINGS

YOU'LL HAVE TO WAIT AND SEE

HOPE ITS CHIPS AND CHIPS

WE HOPE ITS CHIPS AND CHIPS!!!

circa milk cup final

redz69 Posted on 6/8 1:17
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or (yonks ago)

mozza_1 Posted on 6/8 7:31
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i find it ironic that ms_c tells everyone to get their minds out the gutter and then is telling people to turn up in uniform!!!!!

rocky10 Posted on 6/8 7:52
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What time are we all turning up sat morning?

Ms Curly any news on Soccer AM involvement; thought we could've had a go at the cross bar challenge before the match. Well thats all the one's that reckon they can kick it that far.

Phil K and Mozza are you alright for lifts from Stockton now?

MsCurly Posted on 6/8 7:55
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rocky10, I haven't a clue. Jase got in touch with them.....not sure if he's heard back or not.

mozza_1 Posted on 6/8 7:56
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not yet no rocky i havent got one sorted

rocky10 Posted on 6/8 7:58
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I live in Bishopsgarth Can pick you up anywhere in Stockton around 10 on the morning.

mozza_1 Posted on 6/8 8:00
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is durham road near the chip shop ok for you?

rocky10 Posted on 6/8 8:07
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the one near Londonderry road?

jaseMFC Posted on 6/8 10:28
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MsCurly

Am still waiting to find out from Soccer am we had to wait for the actual details...venue, Charity etc...before contacting them.
The shirt looks like it's going well,More than can be said for the two line ups the REV has named.

Taking candy from a baby springs to mind !!!!...easy easy easy

thornabyred Posted on 6/8 11:10
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dont be fooled jase,couple of ringers in there.

Boro_Gadgie Posted on 6/8 11:37
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Can we get Coops to bring his boots for the second half? His defensive abilities will be useful in defending our first half lead.

jaseMFC Posted on 6/8 17:52
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We are bringing a squad of 16 up...playing in Blue...

mozza_1 Posted on 6/8 18:09
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yeah rocky -thats the one - if its ok our lass wants to come aswell

rocky10 Posted on 7/8 6:41
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Ye should be alright I'm going on my own at mo.

10 outside the fishy then.

lionrock31 Posted on 7/8 9:36
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Rev...CB is fine, least I can keep it tight at the back when APL gets angry and goes on one of his customary charges upfield!

mozza_1 Posted on 7/8 10:14
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nice one rocky thanks mate

thornabyred Posted on 7/8 17:41
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coops

holuc Posted on 7/8 21:48
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Is the rev about?

hells_bells83 Posted on 8/8 14:56
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So is the Dr Browns thing still happening? Before or after the game?



The 3pm game I mean

--- Post edited by hells_bells83 on 8/8 14:57 ---

MsCurly Posted on 8/8 15:50
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Yes Hells it is. I've been advised that the room only holds 50-60 people though, so we have to use our common sense and if it gets full, spill out downstairs.

MsCurly Posted on 8/8 16:03
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Been down with Rob today to see the pitch, it's great and got me very excited!!

We are right behind the Academy near to the playpark area as the other grass pitches are being re-seeded, it's completely fenced in though, with plenty of room around the pitch for spectators.

It might be easier access and parking (and less distance to walk) if you enter via the gates on the Trunk road (thank you holuc) rather than Normanby Road.

We have been allocated two changing rooms, one for Boro and one for Millwall.

It's all coming together wonderfully.

--- Post edited by MsCurly on 8/8 17:16 ---

skeelo Posted on 8/8 17:01
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Goodo

Boro85 Posted on 8/8 17:07
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I wanted to come along and watch this but i cant now, im working till 1

holuc Posted on 8/8 17:14
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Sorry curly tots, skippers lane? Isn't it the trunk road entrance. I'm not having a dig but we don't want to confuse people do we.

--- Post edited by holuc on 8/8 17:15 ---

MsCurly Posted on 8/8 17:17
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Cheers holuc, I've edited it.

thornabyred Posted on 8/8 17:17
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curls if db is a bit dodgy then the nops is big and cheap enough.

MsCurly Posted on 8/8 17:25
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Perhaps start a thread thornabyred and see if people want to meet up there after the match?

I wasn't sure how many people would show you see.

If all of the lads playing football (for both teams) and also some of the other fmttmers plan on going, then maybe it would be better to go to the Nops?

However if only a cross section plan on attending then Dr Brown's would be ideal.

Do you think you might be able to enquire? I have to go out now, but I'll be back in a bit.

holgate_rochey Posted on 8/8 17:33
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mozza or rocky10, could do with a lift from your way

MsCurly Posted on 8/8 18:32
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It's ok thornabyred, I'm back now, I'll do it.

thornabyred Posted on 8/8 18:50
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just saw your post,its busy busy busy.
What are you doing for raffle tickets?

I was thinking of getting a book and take round our offices but need permision to do it.

mozza_1 Posted on 8/8 20:28
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i cant wait me!!!!!!!!! going to bang a couple in second half so rev can lift the cup!!

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 8/8 20:42
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thats the spirit Mozza!

just dont get yourself injured at training.

jaseMFC Posted on 9/8 13:36
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Boateng_7 Posted on 9/8 15:24
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lift needed to middlesbrough after game if possible too.

MsCurly Posted on 10/8 22:18
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Just to let you know, I've bought a few crates of bottled water for you all.

Apparently the Millwall boys wanted Stella, but the budget wouldn't stretch......(although I will have my secret stash under the table).

I've also bought some oranges to quarter up. It's all dead professional like.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 10/8 22:26
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thanks curls, you are a star

MsCurly Posted on 10/8 22:50
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Actually Rev.......while the iron's hot so to speak, would you be able to do a little print job for me?

My printer is currently dead. If I email you the artwork for the Finlay Cooper Fund logo, would you be able to print me off say....20 copies and bring them with you on Saturday morning?

Just to dot about the display board and stuff.

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 10/8 22:52
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yep, no problem at all

MsCurly Posted on 10/8 22:55
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Brilliant, I'll email you the document now.

jaseMFC Posted on 10/8 23:02
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I'm dressed now MsCurly..

Going to bed now got a early start tomorrow...as you have worn me out baby !!!

2 days solid we been at it

MsCurly Posted on 10/8 23:04
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The knack I have of managing to phone men when they're nekkid is quite startling.

Yet a joy to have.

Sweet dreams Jase, and safe trip up for you all tomorrow, x.

MsCurly Posted on 11/8 7:36
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hoof

MsCurly Posted on 11/8 7:44
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fao Rev and/or anybody involved with the Finlay Cooper Cup....I have a very busy day ahead, please can you keep all of the relevant threads hoofed today, I won't be around myself to do it.

It's the final day, so they MUST NOT be allowed to slip onto the next page.

Thanks people.

mozza_1 Posted on 11/8 9:01
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as you wish curls a nice big

HOOOOOOOFFFFFFFFFFF

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 11/8 10:59
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hoof

holuc Posted on 11/8 11:53
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hoofy

boro 4 millwall 2

mozza_1 Posted on 11/8 11:55
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that include my couple of goals?

holuc Posted on 11/8 13:35
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hoofy

mozza_1 Posted on 11/8 15:47
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fyi

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 11/8 17:30
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ttt

mozza_1 Posted on 11/8 20:23
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hoof

Reverend_Comfort Posted on 12/8 8:19
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hoof