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Reviving an old thread though couldn't find the actual one.

i saw someone writing that this result 'sounds the death knell' for mcinnes.

not sure what it means but it's a football classic. 
 

 

 

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I’d he’d hit the target that would have been in. Aye no shit min.

If the referee sees that it’s a pen. Again no shit min (unless it’s against the Huns and he has his eyes shut.)

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He'll be disappointed with that. 

Usually a massive fucking understatement 

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8 minutes ago, For Fecks Sake said:

"Boys need some luck in front of goal"

Followed up by “he needs one to go in off his backside then he’ll go on a run”. 

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Should really work the keeper there. 

When it's usually harder not to score. 

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Meat and drink. 

 

How the fuck did 'bread and butter' end up becoming meat and fucking drink? 

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Utility man - ie not good enough to nail down a specific place.

Stalwart

Stramash

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"adopting a high (or low) press"

it's just fucking marking

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"Parked the team bus" which McInnes  thinks is the same as game management. Unfortunately game management requires at least one player who can defend!

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Time ran away from us the longer the game went on

 

 

  *Made that one up

Edited by Laichomoray

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“Adjudged to be offside”

Never heard the word “adjudged” used outside football

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“Aberdeen fans should be careful what they wish for”

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50 minutes ago, Poodler said:

 

i saw someone writing that this result 'sounds the death knell' for mcinnes.

not sure what it means but it's a football classic. 
 

 

 

It comes from the sound of a church bell indicating the death of someone. 

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11 minutes ago, KentishDon said:

“Adjudged to be offside”

Never heard the word “adjudged” used outside football

Here it is in cricket

.., Run-out decisions are difficult for umpires as they happen so fast. ... The batsman must havesome part of his bat or body grounded beyond the crease - on ... Inzamam-ul-Haq was adjudged run out when he raised his back foot avoiding Steve ...

 

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8 minutes ago, WesthillWanderersFC said:

He worked his socks off.

He gave 110% 

Both impossible.

Both used frequently. 

Working your socks off is possible. 

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