Monday, 29 August 2011

Football Bloody 'Ell

Well the football season has been back with us for around three to four weeks now.And I'm enjoying being in the Championship.Our home crowds have held up well since relegation and it's a league that is highly competitive.Sure we got off to a poor start against Cardiff,good crack that day though.Beat a very understrength Doncaster Rovers,who look in deep trouble already.Beat Watford away,drew with Leeds at home who for a Sunday kick off brought large numbers of fans.Lost in the week to Aldershot and yesterday had a good result away to Nott's Forest that resulted in a 1-4 for us.

People asked me early on in the season If 5/1,was a good price to go straight back up as Champions?I said no,as I remember how difficult the league was last time.I for one would not mind staying in this league,as it's better to win a few,loose a few and draw a few.Than get a right canning every week.Our next two up are Pompey at home and then the big one.........Milwall away.And as ever I think we can expect a friendly handshake from our close neighbours.I did hear that both sets of fans tried to meet up in Surrey Quays for a dance,before the season even started.But were tumbled by plod.Most sensible people would have been lying on a beech some place,instead of trying to throw a few right 'anders about.Shame on you,you naughty boys ;-0.


Now to yesterdays two games in the boring old Premier League.I listened to S***s against Man Citeh on the Crystal Set with much mirth and tears rolling down my face.Every time I took a sip of wine,Citeh banged another one in.To loose 5-1 at home must have been devastating for the S***s faith full.Although Citeh did sound a class side,but they should do with all the money they have spent.Scotty Parker will end up at S***s this week and I do not think any of ours will mind really?He has been great for us over the last two years.So go break a leg Scotty I wish you well.

Had to laugh after though,as old Saggy Chops was bemoaning the fact that Modrick has been tapped up.And the boys head has been turned.Pot and kettle you two bob wanker.Oh and the lads phoning up Talk Sport after were class......"Sack Harry" seemed to be the cry.
Then when we thought we could laugh no more this happened.Man United turn Arsenal over a mighty 8-2.Arsenals largest defeat since 1927.What has happened over in that part of North London?Like all of us who enjoy football,Arsenal have played some great stuff over the last ten years or so.But I reckon they will struggle this season and not qualify for the Champions League.
Arsene knows is the mantra that Arsenal fans like to trot out,while looking smug.Not now he does not lads.Here he is yesterday.......



I bet it was fun in old Popsy4's gaff yesterday as his Arsenal and his better half is S***s.I reckon both Sunday dinners ended up over the back fence?Anyway enjoy your bank holiday,it's a long way to the next one.

Be Lucky.

Monty D


Saturday, 27 August 2011

Good Morning

Well the summer went very quick did it not?I'm at last back online after the house move and to be honest I have missed not being able to offer up a few thoughts,on this and that from my vantage point on Yat Rock.

I have not done as much fishing at the weekends as I would have liked.Work and sorting out the new gaff took over.So mostly I have been grabbing a few hours after work,two or three times a week.I've not caught very much to shout about on the fish size front,but have caught a fair few Barbel to a little under double figures without putting in to much effort.But if you looked at the forums..............No I'll come back to that later.

Perch and Carp on the river have also been fished for to no great avail.Gruff and I did have a Saturday after Perch a few weeks back and we saw not another angler.It bodes well for the Autumn Pike and Perch fishing that we are both looking forward to and this morning when I was out for a run,it was a real fresh morning.Yes I've been running again and been off the smokes for three weeks now.Long may it remain so!

Just a couple of photo's from the river about five minutes from home.Both these swims produced fish of various species.This was early July.
And this one here is from early August.A lovely secluded swim this and a favourite of mine to blank in. Now back to the forums as ever............................Fatwa World gets worse and worse.I did hear poor old Rich Frampton got banned over there recently.It's a sad loss as he always added good comedy value when ever he posted.How is you back Rich?His "Boss" is not happy either and has been swapping e-mails with Mr.Francis.And also phoning up one of the mods offering in his eyes sage advice.I hear it all on the Yat Phone.And keeping with the phone theme........What is it with BS committee members both past and present and inappropriate text messages?Blimey the ones flying around on Wednesday were very rude even to my eyes.Shame on you that you could not converse in a more civil manner.

That will do for now,I'll save the football for another day.Well until dear old Bob Roberts is about as he and I swapped a few e-mails recently.And I hate to say he was right about Doncaster.

It's good to be back.

Be Lucky.

Monty D