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Not gonna be as easy as Windsor!

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by TheBullMcCabe (U13185223) 31 August 2009
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Remember your saint Artur Boruc practically handing you the match when you played Poland? Think it might be a bit tougher this time! I'm no Celtic fan-but what a save! www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aedi...

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posted Sep 1, 2009

Celtic Blood. Storm in a teacup over Boruc. The real talking point was his poor display in gifting us two goals. Any keeper who plays in Old Firm games is used too far worse. He is a bit of an idiot but he just had one of those days. He wasn't afforded any special attention from the stewards at the final whistle because there was no hint of trouble from any fans. At the end the GWA were laughing at his blooper and were too busy celebrating a famous victory.

The Northern Ireland manager made a point of going directly over to him after the game and shook his hand.

Worry about your own country who could do with a keeper who is on form like Boruc.

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posted Sep 4, 2009

Good luck to the boys! They deserve it. NI has by far the best soccer record per capita, ie. regarding player base, than any country in the World. Protestants, catholics & others united against the World. As regards Celtic credentials, with most of the prods being descended from Scots, the NI team is a hell of a lot more Celtic than the ROI team! The same goes for the respective countries as well - It is estimated that there are far more people of Anglo-Saxon/Norman extraction in Leinster than in Ulster. Anyway lets hope both Irelands qualify! I feel that those Ulstermen who make a point of doing down the NI team are very narrow minded. Dont forget the father of NI football was Peter Docherty a catholic and some of our best players down the years like Gerry Armstrong and Pat Jennings were also. This is your team! This is the team that best represents where you are from. What are you going to do? - Go and cheer for a lot of guys from Kerry and Waterford? Of you go then. Moderator, you are probably English, so you will be totally neurotic about political correctness, but please believe me, nobody in Ireland will find anything above remotely offensive, so please dont censor it.

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posted Sep 4, 2009

At last some sense from a ROI fan!

You put all those anti-NI plebs to shame. plastic paddies the lot of them.

Arthur B to be NI MOM.

Safe journey for all NI and ROI fans.

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posted Sep 5, 2009

I watch Polish football week in week out.

Wish the NI boys the best of luck, but this could be 3-0,4-0 with ease.

Watch out for Robert Lewandowski, quality striker who will be in EPL or Bundesliga next season...

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posted Sep 5, 2009

It's a fact that N Ireland supporters have been voted one of the best sets of supporters in Europe - actualy i think we were best.
Unfortunatley we are tainted by our history- and everyone knows N Ireland has gone through some terrible attrocities- so the The intimidaton incident referring to by "celtic Blood"- was some cranker painting a death threat on a wall beofre the Polish match (cause the keeper plays for Celtic and will be rememberered forever for his Pope t-shirt unveiling at an Old Firm game). Hardly something to endear him to the N Irish fotball fans, I may add. As someone rightly said you can't hold everyone responsible for 1 grafitte incident on a wall.
As far as sectarianism etc is concerned here, I think we have come a long way. At the team i support in N Ireland, sectarianian chanting is realy frowned upon by the vast majority of the fans.
So why stoke it up as you're only showing how steeped in the past you are- when the times have passed you by.
Come on Northern Ireland!!

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posted Sep 5, 2009

I know its an old chestnut, but nevertheless I feel its an important issue, so I make no apology for bringing it up again. The Scots have "Flower of Scotland". The Welsh have "Land of our Fathers". Why don't we in N.Ireland have our own sports anthem. I suggest Danny Boy, The Minstrel Boy or The Blue Hills of Antrim. Sure they may be a bit on the sad side, but they are still emotional and inspiring. Why must we have, "God save the Queen" just like the English. I am a protestant, but lets face it, its an awfully boring song! Also, we have to face up to the fact that it tends to alienate some sections of our community. A new cross community Ulster song could bring us together more and be more representative of our country and team. LETS HAVE A NEW SPORTS ANTHEM NOW !

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posted Sep 5, 2009

ShenandoahSon (U10070496)
What about about this?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0ODbFM5RLo
or this?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vJi1fmdYbg
That would get everyone going :D
Joking aside i think we should have a new anthem for northern ireland, we need to move on, dosent matter what faith you are we need a song thats solely OURS,GAWA

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posted Sep 5, 2009

Do you really need a new anthem?

Bit of waste of time and money, Ireland will soon be reunited?

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posted Sep 5, 2009

Aye that would be a great idea after the celtic tigers been shot attach a ball and chain to each of its paws and throw it into the see....thats a united ireland

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