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 Post subject: Women's World Cup
PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 8:16 pm 
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Is anybody else watching it?

All I can say is wow. I don't really know what to compare it to in terms of how mismatched teams are.

I am not sure if this is the right way to push the women's game - unless it will inspire others to say "I could do better than that".


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 Post subject: Re: Women's World Cup
PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 9:16 pm 
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Someone has texted me to say that the Germany game tonight reminds him of Darlo Scoring at will in the Northern League!

I like Women's football and enjoyed the Olympic games matches I saw at Newcastle, some of these games were more exciting than the men's.

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 Post subject: Re: Women's World Cup
PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2015 11:35 am 
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There are a few good teams and the rest are pretty mediocre. The idea to extend the numbers of teams competing could backfire, especially if teams are getting thumped each time they play.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2015 10:52 am 
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England Ladies - showing the men's team how to do it. :clap: :clap:

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Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2015 5:51 pm 
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theoriginalfatcat wrote:
England Ladies - showing the men's team how to do it. :clap: :clap:


I think our keeper must be scottish. :?


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 9:04 am 
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theoriginalfatcat wrote:
England Ladies - showing the men's team how to do it. :clap: :clap:



The men's team haven't taken any notice of the lessons handed out to them by other men's teams. What makes you think they'll learn anything from the women? :roll:

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 Post subject: Re: Women's World Cup
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I've said for a long time, and I stand by this, albeit slightly slower paced, women's football is technically very very good.

What seems to let it down, is goalkeeping. I don't know what it is, perhaps a height issue, the physicallity of the female form, or perhaps just having smaller hands, but I have yet to see a convincing female goalkeeper for anyone.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 11:11 am 
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dickdarlington wrote:
I've said for a long time, and I stand by this, albeit slightly slower paced, women's football is technically very very good.

What seems to let it down, is goalkeeping. I don't know what it is, perhaps a height issue, the physicallity of the female form, or perhaps just having smaller hands, but I have yet to see a convincing female goalkeeper for anyone.

I certainly agree with your second point - and I think it probably is largely a size issue. Women, on average, are 6" shorter than men, so in theory their reach will be at least 6" less which is quite significant really in a goal that is nearly 100" in height.

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Sadly some people have nothing better to do that invent rumours.

We will be playing at the arena again next season - fact.

Quakerz - if you actually attended games and spoke to people you might actually find our facts, rather than spreading s*** on this board.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 10:14 pm 
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I plan to watch some of tonight's game.


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Darlo_Pete wrote:
I plan to watch some of tonight's game.

Who is playing?

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On Sunday April 29, 2012 at 10:25 pm, Darlo Cockney wrote:
Sadly some people have nothing better to do that invent rumours.

We will be playing at the arena again next season - fact.

Quakerz - if you actually attended games and spoke to people you might actually find our facts, rather than spreading s*** on this board.

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 Post subject: Re: Women's World Cup
PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 10:50 pm 
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Very funny. The clue is in the subject title. :lol:


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Got a couple of people on Facebook posting ridiculous status updates about this earlier today and how they have more passion than the men etc etc

I really do despair at times

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I would hazard a guess as someone with a long throw who is also tall.


What about Steve Backley?


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 Post subject: Re: Women's World Cup
PostPosted: Thu Jul 02, 2015 4:56 pm 
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Interest is growing in the women's game. I am out on the line for Man City v Birmingham City in the WSL next Sunday and I do wonder if there will be any attendance spikes after the World Cup.

Genuinely think this is a gap that as a football club we should look to fill. If we could start appealing to the female market as well as the male that is a huge increase in our fan base. Women's games play Sunday/Summer with men's on a Saturday so they won't be competing.

Probably be commercially more rewarding that a reserve team!


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 02, 2015 5:57 pm 
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Darlo RA have had a women's team apparently for a while? I've really enjoyed the England women's football and they were unlucky last night.


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Absolutely great own goal, unfortunately it was us that scored it.


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Well done to our girls for beating Germany and coming 3rd in the competition. They were unlucky to lose to Japan too.


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Earl_Lee_Dawes wrote:
Well done to our girls for beating Germany and coming 3rd in the competition. They were unlucky to lose to Japan too.


Yes, seconded :clap:

I've really enjoyed this world cup, the attitude of all the players has been a breath of fresh air - and the England performance was an unexpected pleasant surprise.

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The 4th goal scored by the USA was scored from the halfway line. The 3rd goal was pretty tasty as well. Both goals on from about 1:30 onwards in the highlights below.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/33405136


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