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Footy Q for CW...or any one else for that matter.

Dec 16th, 2008, 07:42 AM
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To say that there is a bit of "history" between THFC and WHUFC's fans would not be overstating it.

I don't approve - but this might give you an idea:

http://www.theicf.co.uk/

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Dec 16th, 2008, 07:47 AM
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AVFC and EFC are a bunch of pooves - so nothing to worry about.

Villa Park is a simple trip - there's a train station outside the ground (you go to Brum and change).

Villa Park:

http://www.stadiumguide.com/villapark.htm

The balti pies are to die for.
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Dec 16th, 2008, 10:17 AM
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What the hell is a balti pie?

My hotel contact is still having me lean towards the THFC match, as he says the electricity of the match is amazing and he says that security is quite good.

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Dec 16th, 2008, 10:41 AM
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A balti pie is a pie filled with balti. Balti is a kind of curry. So it's a curry pie. They are lush.

Yes the THFC v WHUFC game will be electric - they really hate us and we're not big on them. Then there's the whole 'arry factor....

There's nothing to worry about in terms of violence if you stick to the main roads and don't go looking for trouble (and stay out of the British Queen pub!).

On a more positive note both teams play football like it's meant to be played so the games are usually good (we beat them 2-0 at the Boleyn a few weeks ago).
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Dec 16th, 2008, 11:03 AM
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<British Queen>

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Dec 16th, 2008, 05:45 PM
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Stick to the main roads...check, stay out of the British Queen pub... check, no problem. But what the hell is..."Then there's the whole 'arry factor"?

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Dec 16th, 2008, 06:06 PM
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thereyet asked: "But what the hell is..."Then there's the whole 'arry factor"?"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Redknapp
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Dec 17th, 2008, 02:51 AM
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stay out of the British Queen pub... check, >>>

Well if I'm being entirely honest, stay out of:

The Corner Pin
The Bricklayers
Bell and Hare
Antwerp Arms
The Ship
Latinos
Rudolphs
Faltering Fullback
The Victoria
The two Brewers....

Well you get the idea.

Have a look at "football factory, tottenham away" on youtube for a fictionalised version of what does go on.

But if you know what us regulars know you will be fine as we have our own places.
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Jan 12th, 2009, 11:39 AM
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<<Author: Cholmondley_Warner
Date: 12/16/2008, 08:40 am

QPR v Sheff Weds is watchable IMHO - both have been big teams in the past (especially Wednesday) and still carry some of that cachet.>>

I am interested in this fixture. It seems to be very accessible from the South Ken location we will be staying at. Will I need to get tickets in advance? I would assume so if we wanted good seats and the fact that this is in London, they would have a decent fan base?

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Jan 13th, 2009, 08:14 AM
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You should be able to get tickets for QPR no problem. It would be worth booking in advance just to make sure. This represents no problem either.

QPR have never really been a "big" team. Their following is almost all from the Shepherds Bush area.

To get there either go to the new White City/Wood Lane tube (which has the biggest shopping mall in Britain if you want to abandon the trouble n strife) and walk up South Africa Road or go to Shepeherds Bush and walk down Uxbridge Rd (this is a better option in terms of food and drink)

The same caveat about the dates being changed by TV applies.
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Jan 13th, 2009, 10:57 AM
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<<The same caveat about the dates being changed by TV applies. >>

Do many/all these games get televised?

The Trouble and strife will be in tow for this match. They would be interested in the "biggest mall" in Britain however. I checked the website and it seems easy enough to navigate for tickets. It seems that tickets go on sale about a month before the match. Does that sound right? Is there any way through contacting them to find out exactly what date tickets would go on sale?

Let me know about the THFC v WHFC match as soon as you find out about it. Really would like to avoid the ticket agent at twice the price if possible.

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Jan 13th, 2009, 10:59 AM
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Maybe this will get that God-bothering CW down to something more earthly.
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Jan 13th, 2009, 11:05 AM
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Do many/all these games get televised?>>>

Most don't. But it's sod's law that if you come all the way from the USA to see a game it's the one that they will pick.

However the TV games are announced far enough in advance so that you can buy tickets with confidence of when it will be.

In general tickets go on sale after the TV companies have messed around. However there are always a few exceptions.

As for the biggest mall:

http://uk.westfield.com/london
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Feb 6th, 2009, 08:01 AM
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Hey CW, are you a "One Hotspur" Member?

I see tickets go on sale for the West Ham United match for Bronze members on Feb. 16th, and then remaining tickets trickle out to non-members on Feb. 26th. I am guessing no tickets will remain for the non-member sales date or they will be very poor seats...is that true?

Should I consider or is it too late to become a member?

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Feb 6th, 2009, 08:09 AM
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Yup - a day late and a dollar short

According to BBC News today the Tottenham Hotspurs have been disbanded because they SUCKED TOO MUCH FOR TOO LONG.
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Feb 6th, 2009, 08:14 AM
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Should I consider or is it too late to become a member?>>>

Certainly not! Spurs will happily take your money (I'm not a member as such, as I have a season ticket, so bizzarely am lower priority than casual fans)
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Feb 6th, 2009, 08:15 AM
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ps We're playing the filth on Sunday. Now THAT is a derby game.
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Mar 2nd, 2009, 07:30 AM
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Hey CW....my computer crashed and I lost your EM address. Could you drop me a line?

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Mar 2nd, 2009, 11:57 AM
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CW it looks like I will just pay through the nose for the tickets....I am geussing you are still up for joining us.

Drop me a line when you get a chance.

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Mar 2nd, 2009, 01:18 PM
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Topping for thereyet.
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