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Whitstable 2 Leafe 2

By PBFC (legacy user)17/1/2015 18:21Sat Jan 17 18:21:16 2015

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Bit of a bore draw really, not much to talk about.

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Re: Whitstable 2 Leafe 2

By Clive (legacy user)17/1/2015 18:53Sat Jan 17 18:53:22 2015In response to Whitstable 2 Leafe 2Top of thread

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Unbelievable.
We have seen some bad refs but this one takes the biscuit.

He must be told that if a player has been cautioned and then commits another foul you do not necessarily have to give them a second yellow. You can just give a free kick.

Sol: booked in first half(although I must confess I didn't even notice it)- he told me after that he didn't even touch the guy. His second yellow was just a free kick.

Dylan: rightly booked for first offence. Second yellow was debatable free kick. Never a yellow.

Bentley: booked for dissent again. Second yellow was a free kick. Never a yellow.

Great credit for boys for playing for so long with 9 men and last few with 8 on a bog of a pitch. They let the elephants back on the pitch after the game to wallow in the mud.


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muddypitch

By steve parsons (legacy user)18/1/2015 11:54Sun Jan 18 11:54:38 2015In response to Re: Whitstable 2 Leafe 2Top of thread

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Nice photo on your main site regarding pitch, unfortunately the muddy part is NOT on the playing area!!

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Pitch

By Lee Farmie (legacy user)18/1/2015 18:27Sun Jan 18 18:27:15 2015In response to muddypitchTop of thread

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That picture was chosen as it represented the most VISIBLY awful area of the pitch. You can clearly see that the muddy area extends well onto the pitch but that's really not the issue and no one has a problem playing on a superficially muddy pitch.

Most people commenting here did not have the benefit of walking onto the middle of the pitch. There was a large tract of the pitch running from the centre circle to the goal at the bottom end of the ground. It simply isn't a matter of how muddy the pitch was, but how soft.

We had a Kent League home match called off by referee Karl May against Erith Town two years ago. There were two areas on the pitch he was not happy about. Both were no more than 2 square foot, these areas were quite soft and deemed dangerous. The pitch yesterday was 20 times worse than that in terms of area where the pitch was excessively soft. Just because it's covered in grass doesn't mean it's safe or playable. You really need to get onto the pitch to see that.





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so....

By bruce leafe (legacy user)18/1/2015 18:26Sun Jan 18 18:26:40 2015In response to muddypitchTop of thread

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what is that white line then you blind idiot. It could be the refs line of coke!!!
The fact is that someone has bullied the ref into playing that game where quite clearly a dick head with no brains could see it would fail a pitch inspection.Be interesting if someone had broken a leg on that. The ref is solely charged with the players safety and could have a very big law suit on his hands if some did get injured.Negligence its called!!
No one is doubting the efforts of the club to get a game on, and god knows its a tireless and thankless task, but sense must somewhere prevail but it did not.
Good luck for the rest of the year and you never know, we may meet in the playoffs, where hopefully the sun will be out and we get some drying weather.

PS why are the league more concerned with seats and periphery rather than what the game is played on ie the pitch!!

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Re: muddypitch

By PBFC (legacy user)18/1/2015 17:00Sun Jan 18 17:00:16 2015In response to muddypitchTop of thread

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First things first, plenty of that patch was on the pitch and it was indicative of how sodden the whole field was.

Warming up at the other end even your players were laughing that the ball was landing like a Geoff Capes shotput.

Why would Leafe want the game called off? Full strength team, not afforded midweek as a rule, and a crucial game. No, it was because the pitch was dangerous and any game played just a lottery.

You had that spineless geek of a Ref bullied by 10AM in the morning - no doubt with the same demeanour we had to endure from the moment we arrived.

His ludicrous performance and card flittering in a game where your Physio didn't get out of the seat was no doubt for challenging his "authority", as if he had any.

The result saved his bacon and I thought we were remarkably restrained given the utter nonsense we had to endure and witness.

Next time have the balls to admit the pitch is not up to it. With a club house where the Gents smell better than the bar no doubt the £££ is foremost in the mind but that was a disgrace yesterday.

PBFC

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Re: muddypitch

By Leafe van Cleef (legacy user)18/1/2015 17:18Sun Jan 18 17:18:08 2015In response to Re: muddypitchTop of thread

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I thought that it was a quite fitting, if not just a little late, tribute to the 1914 Christmas Day truce. Hopefully none of the players ended up with trench foot.

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Players

By PBFC (legacy user)18/1/2015 17:30Sun Jan 18 17:30:19 2015In response to Re: muddypitchTop of thread

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Tee hee very good LVC :)

Plenty of Leafe heroes as we held out against their 13 but I would single out Shawnee Lyle was immense throughout, sprinting to the last and thereby taking pressure off our defence too.

Who knows, but for a couple of atrocious offside decisions we could have snatched an improbable winner at the death.

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Re: Players

By Leafe van Cleef (legacy user)18/1/2015 17:44Sun Jan 18 17:44:46 2015In response to Players Top of thread

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Agree re Shawn. Tireless running. He must be feeling it today.

My musings for what they are worth are here. Never thought I'd mention water buffaloes in a match write up.

Leafe v Whitstable

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Re: muddypitch

By Viv (legacy user)18/1/2015 12:50Sun Jan 18 12:50:16 2015In response to muddypitchTop of thread

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You're right, the pitch was like a bowling green.

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Re: Whitstable 2 Leafe 2

By Viv (legacy user)17/1/2015 18:54Sat Jan 17 18:54:47 2015In response to Re: Whitstable 2 Leafe 2Top of thread

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Whyteleafe in 'officiated by appaling ref' shocker

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done over.......

By bruce leafe (legacy user)17/1/2015 19:13Sat Jan 17 19:13:03 2015In response to Re: Whitstable 2 Leafe 2Top of thread

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How can a ref let that game go ahead on what was affectively a hippo mud bath. Disgraceful, there is no way that would pass an official pitch inspection. The ball would not bounce or roll freely anywhare on the pitch and even worse in areas where grass was non exsistent. The gobi desert has more vegetation that that.
The ref showed his true colours later in the game. bet he made a bundle on that one.The only surprise is we got a draw.
The Whitstavle fans were amazing tho and we managed to have a laugh after in the bar.
They sang 2 nil and you F**ck*d it up. ( yes shock horror, they swore!!!) and i sang back you couldnt beat 8 men.

Happy days!!!!!

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Re: done over.......

By PBFC (legacy user)17/1/2015 19:23Sat Jan 17 19:23:34 2015In response to done over.......Top of thread

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The only praise I can offer Whitstable is for their supporters next to us in the first half who were up for some fine banter.

To play the game was absurd and the Ref was the most inept I have seen in 40 years if watching the game.

On a pitch where players could barely stand upright he gave no concession whatsoever. Oh hang on, just before Dylan's second yellow one of their players committed an identical foul in the very same place and got just a ticking off.

I am seriously questioning why I put myself through this misery? That was the afternoon from hell and I just wonder if we are ever going to get a break?

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Re: done over.......

By Clive (legacy user)17/1/2015 19:34Sat Jan 17 19:34:48 2015In response to Re: done over.......Top of thread

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I feel sorry for Chris. All that paperwork after 3 sending offs.

Real winners today are Worthing.

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and........

By bruce leafe (legacy user)17/1/2015 23:04Sat Jan 17 23:04:03 2015In response to Re: done over.......Top of thread

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He has to go and get the refs report and look that cheating ar** in the eyes and shake his hand. Don't think i could have done that.
Hope Chris gives him the lowest mark possible. And I hope he has photos of that pitch.

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BP

By My Tealeafe (legacy user)18/1/2015 11:00Sun Jan 18 11:00:04 2015In response to and........Top of thread

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Any medical people on this bulletin board?
Is 193 over 120 considered on the high side on a blood pressure scale?

It's just that mine went waaaay over that during the last 20 minutes of yesterday's spectacle.

Trouble is, this ref will not face any repercussions over his actions, next week he will be pulling on his little black outfit and running up and down a pitch somewhere in Kent and getting paid for it as well...

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Re: BP

By Elderly lady on table near window (legacy user)18/1/2015 15:58Sun Jan 18 15:58:40 2015In response to BPTop of thread

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In case no one noticed, this was the same ref that officiated Corinthian v Whyteleafe last season sending off Jensen Grant and Roscoe DSane and ruining a few people's evenings then too.

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Re: BP

By Viv (legacy user)18/1/2015 17:48Sun Jan 18 17:48:00 2015In response to Re: BPTop of thread

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That is truly shocking if true and this idiot should be nowhere near a Leafe game ever again.

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Re: BP

By PBFC (legacy user)18/1/2015 18:01Sun Jan 18 18:01:59 2015In response to Re: BPTop of thread

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He wasn't up to reffing in the SCEL so how the hell can he come up to Rymans level?

At least we know it was a personal thing, because nothing else would explain his behaviour yesterday. The weasely little guttersnipe picks up his pay and goes home to his blow up doll and Top Trumps with not a care in the world.

I had no beef with the Whitstable players yesterday who certainly weren't looking for fouls, yellows or anything else.

Such a Shame two good footballing sides couldn't have waited for a playable pitch and a more convivial atmosphere around the game.

PBFC

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First Whitstable Trip

By PBFC (legacy user)18/1/2015 18:14Sun Jan 18 18:14:22 2015In response to Re: BPTop of thread

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The first time we went to Whitstable was by coach and on arrival an elderly gentlemen who I assumed to be their Chairman stepped on to welcome us and wish us a good stay.

On the coach's way out of the car park two admirable young ladies waived cheerily and flashed us their prize assets.

Happier times.

PBFC

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Re: First Whitstable Trip

By Clive (legacy user)18/1/2015 18:18Sun Jan 18 18:18:03 2015In response to First Whitstable TripTop of thread

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Aye, I remember that trip.

Callum McLean mooned back at the girls from the bus.

Happy days indeed.

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A different Whistable trip..

By Viv (legacy user)18/1/2015 18:31Sun Jan 18 18:31:22 2015In response to Re: First Whitstable TripTop of thread

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Does anyone remember a few seasons ago on a tuesday night when we went 2-0 up inside about three minutes, and went on to win 4-3

It was cold

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Re: A different Whistable trip..

By Clive (legacy user)18/1/2015 18:38Sun Jan 18 18:38:40 2015In response to A different Whistable trip..Top of thread

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Yes and I hit the kerb going up Titsey hill to drop Voice off and got a puncture and Mad Dog missed last orders in the Foxley Hatch.

I was not a popular chap.

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Re: A different Whistable trip..

By Viv (legacy user)18/1/2015 18:41Sun Jan 18 18:41:15 2015In response to Re: A different Whistable trip..Top of thread

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Forgot that part of it, definitely the foggiest conditions I've ever seen, remember the headlights only making things worse.

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Re: BP

By Leafe van Cleef (legacy user)18/1/2015 17:24Sun Jan 18 17:24:37 2015In response to Re: BPTop of thread

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2 performances like that suggest that perhaps a lady from Whyteleafe once spurned his amorous advances...........................................or perhaps he's just not up to the job.

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Re: BP

By Clive (legacy user)18/1/2015 18:13Sun Jan 18 18:13:57 2015In response to Re: BPTop of thread

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No lady I know from Whyteleafe has spurned anyone's amorous advances..........!?

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Re: BP

By Leafe van Cleef (legacy user)18/1/2015 17:32Sun Jan 18 17:32:00 2015In response to Re: BPTop of thread

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match report

By Clive (legacy user)18/1/2015 11:56Sun Jan 18 11:56:26 2015In response to BPTop of thread

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marvellously eloquent report, mark.

especially as you didn't have time during the debacle to write anything down.

you are a true journalist and I'm sure your old racing posts were a joy to behold.

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Re: match report

By Toby Lerone (legacy user)18/1/2015 17:35Sun Jan 18 17:35:54 2015In response to match reportTop of thread

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I was tempted to say it was the most stupid, appalling, disgusting and disgraceful exhibition of football possibly in the history of the game, but I thought better of it.

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Re: match report

By TimB (legacy user)18/1/2015 12:21Sun Jan 18 12:21:26 2015In response to match reportTop of thread

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Enjoyed the match report. "Ronnie Radfordesque strike" was a highlight.

Well done, Mark.

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Re: match report

By Toby Lerone (legacy user)18/1/2015 17:15Sun Jan 18 17:15:58 2015In response to Re: match reportTop of thread

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Cheers guys. You've got to have a laugh after a game like that.

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pics from yesterday from their website

By Clive (legacy user)18/1/2015 13:10Sun Jan 18 13:10:22 2015In response to Re: match reportTop of thread

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/biggsiemagpie/sets/72157650340120252/

nice one of sam's goal

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