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by RoverthePennines
Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Where are they now?
Replies: 915
Views: 102733

Re: Where are they now?

Jamie McClaren too
by RoverthePennines
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: 2018/19 Season
Replies: 9
Views: 526

Re: 2018/19 Season

Ah gutted. I’m going to be home for the first week of August and I was planning to take my wife to her first Rovers game (she wasn’t enthusiastic :? ) but there’s no way I’m getting down to Suffolk
by RoverthePennines
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Where are they now?
Replies: 915
Views: 102733

Re: Where are they now?

On the subject of bad attitudes:
Croatia forward Nikola Kalinic 'kicked out of World Cup squad' for refusing to come on against Nigeria https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/foo ... 04126.html
by RoverthePennines
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Players, Transfer News & Speculation
Topic: Rumours, wishlists and general tomfoolery
Replies: 13406
Views: 784683

Re: Rumours, wishlists and general tomfoolery

Although it is nice to know Rovers have money to spend this summer :lol: That is NOT the right conclusion to draw from being linked with lots of random players Yes, Fode Koita was a prime example of this. That whole season was spent being linked to random players for the reason that we couldn’t spe...
by RoverthePennines
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Where are they now?
Replies: 915
Views: 102733

Re: Where are they now?

I should add, my perspective is only slightly more informed by proximity. I don’t know enough to be considered any authority on Swedish football.
by RoverthePennines
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Where are they now?
Replies: 915
Views: 102733

Re: Where are they now?

Probably money, or the lack of it. Anyone with any talent now immediately ships out, often before most Swedes are even aware they have a decent player on their hands. No player development really takes place. In the the 90s, the core of that Swedish had longer stints a Swedish clubs when the financi...
by RoverthePennines
Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Where are they now?
Replies: 915
Views: 102733

Re: Where are they now?

I suspect part of the issue is that the Allsvenskan is an improbably poor standard of football. Not a single Swedes playing in Sweden has been picked for the national team (though one chap Fromm Östersunds is in the Iran squad and I think there are one or two others in other squads). They just don’t...
by RoverthePennines
Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Where are they now?
Replies: 915
Views: 102733

Re: Where are they now?

Martin Olsson is turning out for Sweden against the Danes tonight. I thought he’d lost his place in the national side to be honest, hence why it caught my attention.
by RoverthePennines
Thu May 03, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: The Blackburn Rovers 'We Are Going Up' Celebration Thread
Replies: 88
Views: 4514

Re: The Blackburn Rovers 'We Are Going Up' Celebration Thread

It's quite difficult in Sweden for mostly the same reason. I suppose its my fault for always using Manchester as a reference point when people ask where I'm from. Blackpool's (my unfortunate place of birth) time in the Premiership was too ephemeral for Swedes to reference, and as great as Tom Finney...
by RoverthePennines
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Blackburn v Bradford, Thur, 29 March 2018, KO 18:45
Replies: 91
Views: 4327

Re: Blackburn v Bradford, Thur, 29 March 2018, KO 18:45

Evans is having his best game in about 4 years; though I do feel he is generally judged unfairly
by RoverthePennines
Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: The Other Things in Life
Topic: The Theadore Invitational - a musical insight...
Replies: 3087
Views: 178524

Re: The Theadore Invitational - a musical insight...


I don’t recall how the rest of the album fares pedal guitar-wise, but this made for pleasant listening
by RoverthePennines
Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: The Other Things in Life
Topic: The Theadore Invitational - a musical insight...
Replies: 3087
Views: 178524

Re: The Theadore Invitational - a musical insight...

Been checking out lots of pedal steel guitar after listening to Gruff Rhys' American Interior album recently. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BaqHfm3sto It's such an awesome sounding instrument that it's even worth putting up with country music for. Some classic crossover stuff by The Byrds, Elton...
by RoverthePennines
Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Blackburn v Wigan Athletic, Sunday 4th March 2018, KO 12 high noon
Replies: 77
Views: 4014

Re: Blackburn v Wigan Athletic, Sunday 4th March 2018, KO 12 high noon

My brief foray into oneupmanship has come to an end :(