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Onthefringes  : (19 December 2014 - 09:24 AM) Hard to argue with that Ya Bezzer! As for Ocelot Groomin'... Deary me, shouldn't be surprised. Another quip, as unfunny as they are to a post of mine.
Ya Bezzer!  : (19 December 2014 - 09:02 AM) I've missed a lot of this conversation but let's face facts. There was overflow from the Spice of Life stand due to a large crowd and crowd trouble in and outside the stadium. The police have a duty of safety to supporters and public so it's pretty obvious they are going to make it a ticket match. There is no reasonable complaint about this being made a ticket match. End of story. If you want to go, get a ticket, but don't make out like it's some terrible hardship. As for the behaviour of the fans, I've been going to games since the 1980's and I've seen a lot worse but modern standards it was a standard of behaviour that is not going to be tolerated by the authorities. Expect heavy policing at the match, is what I'd say.
Ocelot Groom...  : (19 December 2014 - 08:59 AM) king of warmers
Onthefringes  : (19 December 2014 - 08:18 AM) Are they? I'd dispute that. Clearly it's the holier than thou who are getting emotive & being shown up for the lack of knowledge on what actually went on. superfan (he's had a season book nearly as long as some of us) sorry, superward can deflect all she likes
Well Well  : (18 December 2014 - 10:59 PM) only people being emotive about it are the ones who seem to think that getting bad publicity by fans misbehaving in national newspapers is ok
Well Well  : (18 December 2014 - 10:52 PM) Yep..looked it up, still the same word and meaning I remember so behaviour was shameful, not a hard word to mix up or get confused about.
Goggles ...  : (18 December 2014 - 10:09 PM) Well for the record when they do behave like that I find myself rolling my eyes
thisGRAEME  : (18 December 2014 - 10:04 PM) Then say that. Say that you don't want the club to be fined for behaviour. Don't lump some emotive 'shame' nonsense in there.
Goggles ...  : (18 December 2014 - 09:57 PM) I think the main issue in the current climate is we can't be doing with any fines especially if they can be avoided by using common sense
thisGRAEME  : (18 December 2014 - 09:43 PM) I love that everything is immediately an embarrassment, or a shaming. What does it even mean?
thisGRAEME  : (18 December 2014 - 09:40 PM) :lol: shamed our club.
Well Well  : (18 December 2014 - 06:40 PM) The argentine mob seem pretty determined to get a team in Scotland, definite dodged bullet. Could always point them in the direction of Ibrox
Iain7_mfc  : (18 December 2014 - 06:39 PM) LOL
superward  : (18 December 2014 - 06:36 PM) Bring the flags, bring the drum, bring the atmosphere but leave the flares, mock outrage and rushing to the front of a stand to shout at another stand at home.
superward  : (18 December 2014 - 06:35 PM) And for the record - my original comment references the accies section too who were equally as bad.
superward  : (18 December 2014 - 06:33 PM) @onthefringes - How would you know what knowledge I have and what I don't? For you info, my opinion has been formed by being at nearly every home and away game over the last few years and being a season ticket holder for about 20. Sitting near the 'singing section' and not sitting sitting near it over the last few. They make a great atmosphere most of the time but often cross that line I would say classes them as 'wanks'. Accies last time was one example and when people behave like that there is a consequence. My opinion of course and you can have yours.
Browni  : (18 December 2014 - 06:22 PM) Indeed Goggles but I feel we may have dodged the bullet.
Goggles ...  : (18 December 2014 - 06:16 PM) If they get the team it will be interesting to see if it was a dodged bullet or a "what if"
Browni  : (18 December 2014 - 06:09 PM) Just seen on twitter the Argie mob looking to buy us are now after St Midden! http://sport.stv.tv/football/clubs/st-mirren/304026-interim-st-mirren-boss-met-argentinian-consortium-interested-in-club/
Brazilian  : (18 December 2014 - 05:50 PM) I can't breathe
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Fave Former Players - Top 5

#1 User is offline   carlukemurray 

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 04:35 PM

My mate and I were discussing former players at the weekend and were both in relative agreement on our top 5.


Being in our mid-30's we are largely influenced by the 91 cup side;

Cooper - top class to watch at close quarters from the front row of the old terracing
O'Donnell - especially the early days, box-to-box, unbelievable energy, goalscoring threat
MacKinnon - motored up and down the left side, gritty and determined
Arnott - Legend, 100% every game, did amazingly well
Nijholt - pure class at the back

Bubbling under;

Boyd
McFadden
Dikstra
Kirk
Martin

Anyone care to share their own?
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 04:46 PM

I'll take your 5 but I'll swap Faddy for McKinnon - not that there is anything wrong with McKinnon (except maybe the ginger 'tache)

Bubbling under, I'll fling in Krivokapic who I think is vastly underrated
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 04:51 PM

In no particular order:

McRae
Pettigrew
Wark
McAllister
Marinello
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 04:56 PM

A younger perspective (born 87): -

McFadden - For sheer entertainment
O'Donnell - Agreed as per your comments
Arnott - Agreed as per your comments (he was my favourite player when I first started going to games with ma da)
Coyne - quality striker who was a regular scorer in my young Motherwell supporting days
Martin - great defender for Motherwell playing over 200 games and I loved his old if in doubt punt the ball right over the east stand mentallity.
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 04:58 PM

Joe Wark
Willie Pettigrew
Davie Cooper
Dougie Arnott
Tommy Coyne

Closely followed by:

Bobby Graham
Davie Whiteford
Sieb Dykstra
Luc Nijholt
James McFadden
And the scorer for Motherwell,

The Cobra strikes again........................ It's Tommy Coyne.
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 05:18 PM

My faves in no particular order

Phil O'Donnell (see previousl descriptions)
Joe Wark (Old Rubber Legs, only man who could tackle from behind and not commit a foul)
Graeme Forbes ( The Original Psycho. (Sorry Colin))
Luc Nijholt (HIs "One of the Proudest Moments in my Life speech will be forgiven lol)
Ian McLeod (Big Marsh who wouldn't play on a Sunday, still was a no nonsense kind of player)

There are just too many who fall just outside this top five>
Dougie Arnott
Stevie Kirk
Shuggie Sproat
John Gahagan

And too many more without higjacking the entire thread

And so many of the players from the ancell babes era who I only have hearsay on how good they were

Sorry for rabbiting on guys
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 05:42 PM

1. Dougie Arnott
2. Stevie Kirk
3. Johnny Gahagan
4. Davie Cooper
5. James McFadden
6. Colin O'Neill
7. Jamie Dolan
8. John Philliben
9. Tommy Coyne
10. Martyn Corrigan

(Note: Couldnae stop at five!)
(Note 2: Craigan would be in that list but it did say 'former' players!)
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 06:37 PM

1. Alex Jones
2. Alex Jones
3. Alex Jones
4. Alex Jones
5. Alex Jones
BUAIDH-NO-BAS

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 06:42 PM

View PostKylie, on Nov 1 2010, 01:37 PM, said:

1. Alex Jones
2. Alex Jones
3. Alex Jones
4. Alex Jones
5. Alex Jones


Hallowe'en's over
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 06:47 PM

McVie
McClaren
Miller
Watson
Stevens

ouch!!!!
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 06:53 PM

1. Colin O'neill
2. Dougie Arnott
3. Ally Maxwell
4. James McFadden
5. John Philliben
Did you vanquish the Nibblepibblies?

No, my lord Pigmot, I did not vanquish the Nibblepibbles because you just made them up!
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 07:15 PM

In no particular order

Wark
Pettigrew
McFadden
McAllister
Arnott

Oops missed out Luc!
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 07:37 PM

McRae
Pettigrew
Wark
Davidson
Kirk

Being an oldie the first three came fairly easily, and, if I'm honest so did the fourth. Vic Davidson was an absolute joy to watch, one of the best midfield players I've seen in a Motherwell jersey. From the modern era, McAllister, O'Donnell, McFadden, Cooper, all came close but in the end it was a straight decision between Kirkie and Dougie. Kirkie's all round boys own career, going in goals and saving a penalty scoring in every round of the cup incuding the winner in the final, becoming our top European scorer. If I had played for Motherwell that's the career I'd want.
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 08:07 PM

View Postcasey, on Nov 1 2010, 06:47 PM, said:

McVie
McClaren
Miller
Watson
Stevens

ouch!!!!

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 09:09 PM

Wark
Pettigrew
Graham
Cooper
McFadden

Quite simply Pettigrew without Graham, was like eggs without bacon. Not a front two to touch them - telepathic it was. The others speak for themselves.
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 09:35 PM

Bobby Graham (friend of my dad)
Dougie Arnott (pretty obvious)
Davie Cooper (genious, with the left peg anyway)
Willie Pettigrew ( Went to his dads house for halloween when I was a kid, idolised him and still a pleasure to meet him on occasion)
James McFadden ( when I stopped going to games, my mates talked me into coming along again to see this kid, entertainment value was there and I fell in love with the game again)
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 09:48 PM

James McFadden
Dougie Arnott
Martyn Corrigan
Tommy Coyne
Davie Clarkson
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 10:33 PM

DC, the Cobra, Phil O'Donnell, Doooogie, Buff, Rab McKinnon, Mitchell Van Der Gaag, Faddy, Seib,
Hiya!
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 10:55 PM

1. Joe Wark (no shit!)
2. Wullie P
3. Johnny Gahagan
4. Dougie Arnott
5. Davie Cooper

Bubbling Under

1. Tommy Coyne
2. Sieb
3. Colin O'Neill
4. Luc Nijholt
5. Faddy
country road, take me home, to the place I belong.......
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 11:18 PM

Couldn't possibly keep to 5.

In no particular order

Dougie Arnott
Colin O'Neil
Davie Cooper
Luc Nijholt
Steve Kirk
Rab McKinnon
Brian Martin
Tommy Coyne
Sieb Dykstra
James McFadden
Miodrag Krivokapic
Martyn Corrigan

Good many others I have a lot of time for but these ones stand out for a variety of reasons. Again would also add Craigan when he becomes an ex player and the housewives favourite of course!
"So basically just like his previous 'chat' with him before the Levante game last August. ie informal to see if he would consider it or not. I would suggest that McFadden wasn't interested then and he won't be interested now so the McCall and the club shouldn't bother wasting their time. He does not want to sign for us just now, or any time soon, I think that much is quite clear."

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