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1 Posted 02/07/2017 at 01:02:51
Still mighty relieved he scored that goal, which I watched from Upper Bullens. What a grim season that was, and there were plenty more to come.
2 Posted 02/07/2017 at 01:40:40
I would be delighted to be able to play again. Love the blues but watching is always a poor substitute for playing, at any level.
Done the coaching bit, but could never see it as a satisfying either.
Feel for Gareth. A long way from a great, a journeyman if truth be told. Best wishes.
3 Posted 02/07/2017 at 08:35:57
Done the coaching bit, but could never see it as a satisfying either."
Followed the same path, told at 27 years old that that is it, managed after playing but after one season it just wasn't the same.
Everyone deals with it differently but I stopped watching games, when I used to watch any match. Still the same to be honest, only get interested in Everton. Shit isn't it. Could do with one of those holodecks (I think) from StarTrek, relive past glories, out Friday night, Saturday, play half a game, puke up, get subbed. Start again.
4 Posted 02/07/2017 at 09:03:16
What an honest and quite sad review of his life in football, it is also a telling reminder to Ross Barkley who would do well to reflect on the above comment. History never repeats...?
5 Posted 02/07/2017 at 09:42:03
6 Posted 03/07/2017 at 15:06:06
As for Gareth, we all owe him a debt. May he have a long and happy life.
7 Posted 04/07/2017 at 13:48:46
He was Chelsea's player Manager and scored the goal that effectively sent Bolton down on that same fateful day.
8 Posted 06/07/2017 at 00:52:35
I really hope you're not drawing comparisons between Barkley and Gareth?
Gareth was a bang average player - probably shouldn't have been signed by us. Barkley is far superior just has some barriers to get past like going past the extra man and smashing it in the net...
It would help if he signed his contract and didn't have a forward in front of him who expects every goal chance to be delivered to him on a silver platter...
9 Posted 06/07/2017 at 00:56:47
10 Posted 06/07/2017 at 14:52:07
Made for a very nervous few minutes, until the transistor radios told us that Chelsea had scored a second against Bolton.
11 Posted 07/07/2017 at 09:24:08
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