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      The Little Things in Football That Annoy You.

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      The Little Things in Football That Annoy You.
      Mar 16, 2013 11:00:30 pm
      Just a thread for the minor things that irritate you when watching football.

      The first one that annoys the hell out of me for some reason is footballers wearing short sleaves and gloves.

      Surely you're either cold or you're not.
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      Reply #1: Mar 16, 2013 11:35:53 pm
      Yeah, I've always found that a bit strange  :D

      I can't think of any at the moment as Ive had to much to drink  :lmao:
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      Re: The Little Things in Football That Annoy You.
      Reply #2: Mar 16, 2013 11:39:20 pm
      People calling Jose Enrique  'Luis Enrique'

      Idiots.
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      Reply #3: Mar 16, 2013 11:41:04 pm
      ^^^

      Really? Thats funny, ive not heard that  :D
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      Reply #4: Mar 16, 2013 11:52:35 pm
      ^^^

      Really? Thats funny, ive not heard that  :D

      Commentators do it all the time Cas. Townsend is the chief culprit.

      Another is Shearer holding a pen on MOTD.

      What the f**k is he ever going to write down on a pre prepared highlights show?
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      Reply #5: Mar 17, 2013 05:48:45 am
      People calling Jose Enrique  'Luis Enrique'

      Idiots.

      i hate hearing jose (enrique, mouinho) said with a hard J.
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      Re: The Little Things in Football That Annoy You.
      Reply #6: Mar 17, 2013 09:07:04 am
      Commentators generally annoy me but especially when they just chat aimlessly to each other and not actually commentate.  Who ever had the idea to have two commentators wants f**king sacking!
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      Reply #7: Mar 17, 2013 10:15:40 am
      Footballers not being ready when coming on as subs, ie: not wearing correct top or having trouble with their bibs.

      :)
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      Reply #8: Mar 17, 2013 10:19:07 am
      I can't think of any at the moment as Ive had to much to drink  :lmao:

      Maybe that sometimes football drives you to drink. ;)


      One for me would be ITV's employment of andy townsend, I know it's free but there really are better commentators than that. Another would be skys constant need to make a mole hill into a mountain, the most recent being the demise of English football because there 'isn't an English team left in the Champions League.

      Yes sky, football is dead. Now organise a f**king funeral.  >:(
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      Reply #9: Mar 17, 2013 12:05:07 pm
      Commentators.

      Imagine if someone was watching a game in your living room and describing everything that happened? You'd tell them to shut the f**k up.
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      Reply #10: Mar 17, 2013 03:10:34 pm
      Oh my God don't get me started on short sleeves and gloves. If I were a manager, I would forbid it!
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      Reply #11: Mar 17, 2013 03:15:31 pm
      Managers sayin were gonna come second
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      Reply #12: Mar 17, 2013 03:17:33 pm
      Players with funny voices
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      Re: The Little Things in Football That Annoy You.
      Reply #13: Mar 17, 2013 04:00:32 pm
      Maybe that sometimes football drives you to drink. ;)


      One for me would be ITV's employment of andy townsend, I know it's free but there really are better commentators than that. Another would be skys constant need to make a mole hill into a mountain, the most recent being the demise of English football because there 'isn't an English team left in the Champions League.

      Yes sky, football is dead. Now organise a f**king funeral.  >:(

      Hahahaha that fat sky reporter w**ker Bryan Swanson asking one of the Uefa lot whether it was a shame no English clubs were involved after the Champions League draw on Friday. They really are embarrassing cu*ts at times!
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      Reply #14: Mar 17, 2013 04:41:19 pm
      Professional footballers who can't get a corner past the first man.

      Plenty of culprits in our own squad for that one.
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      Reply #15: Mar 17, 2013 05:18:41 pm
      Taking a throw in about 5 yards ahead of where the ball actually went out. Pisses me off seeing a player walk to the right spot and then going for a bloody stroll halfway down the touchline before he actually throws it.
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      Reply #16: Mar 17, 2013 05:25:17 pm
      Short corners. 99 times out of 100 it's a horrible waste of a set piece opportunity.
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      Reply #17: Mar 17, 2013 06:23:06 pm
      How the referee will wait until the ball has been booted in the air before blowing for full time off goal kicks.
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      Re: The Little Things in Football That Annoy You.
      Reply #18: Mar 17, 2013 06:57:24 pm
      The short sleeves & wearing gloves has always narked me, also what's with all the ridiculous dances after a goal, + another one when a goal is scored and a player tries to stop the team from getting ball to restart, totally barmy, ref will start game when he's ready not if you run back to centre with ball. :mad:
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      Reply #19: Mar 17, 2013 07:36:00 pm
      Most pundits. Tend to only watch games that are must watch games nowadays.

      I actually think if I seen Lawro in the street I'd punch him in the eye.
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      Reply #20: Mar 17, 2013 08:25:45 pm
      Running back to the halfway line with the ball when you've scored

      All that handstand celebration sh*te

      Walls creeping forward at set pieces

      Red card + penalty for a professional foul in the box - double punishment is way too unfair
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      Reply #21: Mar 18, 2013 12:40:58 am
      Substitutes who aren't ready to go on without spending 5 minutes fannying about with shin pads/shoes etc.

      FFS you're paid 40k a week tone ready to scramble at a moments notice for maximum two90 minute periods a week - arrrhgh!!!
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      Reply #22: Mar 18, 2013 11:07:22 am
      Saw David Dunn come on as a sub for Blackburn, he did not have a shirt or shorts on, what the f**k, players who appeal for everything knowing full well they got the last touch, i could go on for days so i may return with a list.
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      Reply #23: Mar 18, 2013 11:31:27 am
      So many great answers so far and things that I've moaned about on Facebook and Twitter many times, Andy Townsend (talks as though he used to be like Messi on the pitch), the "English football is dead" proclamations because we're not in the final stages of the CL for once, the ref waiting for a goal kick to be booted into the air before blowing the whistle, ground stealing at throw-ins and walls defending free kicks...  :mad:

      I'll have to defend the gloves and t-shirt mentality though. I'm known amongst my friends as someone who always wears a t-shirt, even when they're freezing but my hands are always cold! Don't know if it's a circulatory thing but I will sometimes go for the t-shirt and gloves combo.


      Other things that annoy me:

      When an English team are up against a big name in Europe. If the English team does well and controls the game, commentators/pundits will put it down to the opposition not playing well, instead of giving us credit.

      Stereotyping of teams. This happens even more during international tournaments where, for example Germany are described as rigid and workmanlike and Brazil are hailed as a beautiful flair team, "playing to the Samba beat".

      I'm surprised the topic of halfy-halfy scarves hasn't come up again yet  :laugh:

      One final "small thing" that annoys me... Michael Owen.
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      Re: The Little Things in Football That Annoy You.
      Reply #24: Mar 18, 2013 01:00:26 pm
      Walls creeping forward at set pieces

      Actually, here in MLS the refs use this dissolving spray that looks like silly string. They circle the ball at the spot of the foul, then count 10 yards and spray a line that the wall must stand behind. It's a really cool concept and something FIFA should introduce worldwide.

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