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Oh come on, Dino...

By Deltic 2122/4 17:35Mon Apr 22 17:35:42 2019

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‘... the grass hadn’t been cut short enough, which helped them’. Straight out of the Westley School Of Slightly Incredible Footballing Excuses.

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Re: Oh come on, Dino...

By Roland Rimbs (BD)22/4 19:24Mon Apr 22 19:24:17 2019In response to Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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The groundsmen have done an amazing job on the pitch this season. It looks excellent.

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Re: Oh come on, Dino...

By WASP (Original Mr Wasp)22/4 19:37Mon Apr 22 19:37:52 2019In response to Re: Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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Groundspeople.

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Re: Oh come on, Dino...

By Owen22/4 19:26Mon Apr 22 19:26:19 2019In response to Re: Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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Oh okay. Let's not sack them then.

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By Owen22/4 18:52Mon Apr 22 18:52:09 2019In response to Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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Sack the groundsman!

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Re: Oh come on, Dino...

By WGC2922/4 19:01Mon Apr 22 19:01:44 2019In response to Re: Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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Bit OTT considering it was Dino who commented about it .

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By SFCfox22/4 19:00Mon Apr 22 19:00:24 2019In response to Re: Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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Groundsman and Groundsman's wife dislike that haha!

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By Owen22/4 19:01Mon Apr 22 19:01:39 2019In response to Re: Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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Agreed. Some of his best friends and family too.

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By Lopo22/4 17:51Mon Apr 22 17:51:46 2019In response to Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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Pathetic comment.

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Re: Oh come on, Dino...

By WGC2922/4 17:48Mon Apr 22 17:48:09 2019In response to Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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Rather pathetic excuse for a professional.If this was the case why didn't he get the lawn mower himself and cut the grass to his standards?? one of the worse excuses I've heard in some time I must say.

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By Sev22/4 17:51Mon Apr 22 17:51:13 2019In response to Re: Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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Doesn't really need an excuse, not like we lost and played terribly. Sounds like a comment rather than an excuse. When you analyse everything to look at how you can gain an advantage these little things enter ones thoughts.

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By Deano (deanos13)23/4 15:30Tue Apr 23 15:30:26 2019In response to Re: Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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I agree. I walked down to give Drackers my pre-match hug and my immediate thought was, 'that grass looks long'

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By Ogs (Geoff Wode)23/4 17:28Tue Apr 23 17:28:28 2019In response to Re: Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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That’s how Drackers likes his grass.

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By WGC2922/4 18:10Mon Apr 22 18:10:07 2019In response to Re: Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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Rather baffled me as I'm.sure it has all of us as to why he came out with such a bizarre comment. Aren't you baffled by this Sev? if their were football awards for managers most bizarre comment/excuses then this one would defo be in the hat.

Edited by WGC29 at 18:20:42 on 22nd April 2019

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Re: Oh come on, Dino...

By Sev22/4 18:29Mon Apr 22 18:29:35 2019In response to Re: Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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Not really. If he'd commented how the car park was maybe, but the pitch is a pretty big part of football.

In hindsight he's simply saying hed have had the grass shorter.

The kind of thing I wouldn't even register but often find myself defending managers over because everyone else makes a big deal out of it then it looks like I'm the one making a deal out of it.

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By WGC2922/4 18:49Mon Apr 22 18:49:14 2019In response to Re: Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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Well Dino should of said to the ref, excuse me Ref can we delay kick off till 3 30 so I can get the groundsmen lawn mower to cut the grass to my standard?? Imagine that being announced on Gillette soccer by Jeff Stelling like you know how he starts his sentences quiet then starts raising his voice,and the GAMMEEE AT STEVENAGE HAS BEEN DELAYED BY HALF HOUR BECAUSE THE STEVENAGE MANAGER WAS NOT HAPPY WITH THE LENGHT OF THE GRASS SO HE GOT THE LAWN MOWER AND CUT THE GRASS HIMSELF TO HIS STANDARD.

Edited by WGC29 at 18:50:28 on 22nd April 2019

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By Bragbury10622/4 20:11Mon Apr 22 20:11:33 2019In response to Re: Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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the pitch was cut the same as the Carlisle united match no different,just another excuse before another poor home game. may be an idea if supporters asked how much our Ground-staff work for on a match-day.

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By Owen22/4 18:51Mon Apr 22 18:51:41 2019In response to Re: Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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Do you think you might be going a little OTT over a throwaway comment?

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Re: Oh come on, Dino...

By WGC2922/4 18:52Mon Apr 22 18:52:25 2019In response to Re: Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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it's Borochat someone always goes ott every now and again :) I rest my case now before I'm in the wrong for having a laugh on a forum that's a free for all :)

Edited by WGC29 at 18:56:59 on 22nd April 2019

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Re: Oh come on, Dino...

By Copeysaurus22/4 17:41Mon Apr 22 17:41:24 2019In response to Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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Lucky to get a point.


Timlin.... Yikes.

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Re: Oh come on, Dino...

By Sev22/4 17:49Mon Apr 22 17:49:28 2019In response to Re: Oh come on, Dino...Top of thread

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He's does that too often for me. Worst player to give the ball when theres two people near him. He always tries to play his way out rather than just getting rid.

Few nervy performances out there today and a few not wanting the ball at times. Ended up just playing long balls because players were too scared to make mistakes, except ironically Timlin whose happy to fuck about with it in dangerous positions.

A draw was a fair result. Keeps us with a look in but realistically going to take a lot of luck to get in playoffs now.

Nice to have a little interest in the end of season games though. Been a good little run.

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