The Football Ramble Forum Copyright (c) 2017 ExpressionEngine,2017:03:28 Football WTF’s,2011:index.php/forum/viewthread/.2450 2011-02-14T16:25:48Z Juan Flo Evra After learning this weekend that Micah Richards had recently pulled out of England’s latest Under 21 squad I was shocked to discover how young he is. I swear he’s been round years, his wiki page confirms this as he made his Man City debut in 2005 & got his first England cap in 2006. Yet it’s now 2011 & he’s still only 22?!


There are surely some other WTF’s out there.

Robbie Keane Cup 11. Round of 16 draw up.,2017:index.php/forum/viewthread/.9574 2017-01-10T17:24:18Z 2017-03-19T23:30:05Z Sid Welcome to the Robbie Keane Cup 11.

Draft Order and picks:

Pair L
Ancien homme toon: Hislop, Burdisso, Cooper, N Hunter, Mertesacker, Deschamps, F Torres, Ze Roberto, Ronaldinho, Kanchelskis, Eto’o, Alex Ferguson.
DMD: Niemi, Helveg, Coco, Bould, Helmer, Simeone, Ian Wright, A Simonsen, Figo, Hoddle, Finidi George, Brian Clough.

Pair A
I Bet That You Look Good on Zidane’s Floor: Banks, Reuter, Chagas, McFarland, Schwarzenbeck, Gullit, Van Persie, Javi Martinez, Di Stafano, Paul McGrath, Foe, Helenio Herrera.
Nickperson: P Schmeichel, Benarrivo, Carboni, P Thompson, Vierchowod, B Charlton, Le Tissier, Luca Toni, Schweinsteiger, Gary McAllister, Eric Bailly, Klopp.

Pair B
RKMF: Trautmann, Cafu, Portvliet, Foulkes, Berthold, Socrates, Rush, Rosicky, Xavi, Waddle, Kalou, Shankly.
Basil: Van Der Sar, Burgnich, Maldera, Gary Cahill, Van Binst, Didi, Mark Hughes, Rufer, Puskas, Speed, John Obi Mikel, Conte.

Pair C
neverbeeninariot: Seaman, Bergomi, Pessotto, Tommy Smith, Koscielny, M Tardelli, A Sanchez, David Alaba, Gascoigne, Platt, Geremi, Aragones.
big mean bunny: P Reina, Thuram, Le Saux, Ehiogu, Luisao, Michael Laudrup, Tevez, Chapuisat, Pirlo, Parlour, Radebe, Graham Taylor.

Pair D
Sid: Southall, Zanetti, Tommy Gemmell, Moore, Boli, Ancelotti, Harry Kane, Kagawa, George Best, Steve McMahon, Gervinho, Sir Alf Ramsey.
Jeck: Clemence, Zambrotta, Silvestre, Adams, M Babbel, Dunga, E Gudjohnsen, Lucio, Kaka, McClair, Cheick Tioté, Rafa Benitez.

Pair E
Hunter: Jennings, Dani Alves, Marzolini, Sol Campbell, Nesta, Gattuso, Anelka, Barzagli, Redondo, Beardsley, Bony, Revie.
Vincelot: Shilton, Maicon, Serginho, R Ferdinand, Beckenbauer, Bryan Robson, Berbatov, Douglas Costa, Fabio Cannavaro, Ray Wilkins, Moses, Mazzarri.

Pair F
¿Valderrama Wigs?: Martyn, Panucci, Candela, Terry, R Koeman, Zidane, Sheringham, Oliseh, Eusebio, Gordon Strachan, Kolo Toure, Hitzfeld.
Maverick (formerly AViD): Grobbelaar, Tassotti, V Anderson, Butcher, Sergio Ramos, Seedorf, Andy Cole, Ali Daei, Michael Essien, David Batty, Yobo, Prandelli.

Pair G
Marchisio271: Given, Gentile, Bridge, Jack Charlton, Chiellini, Matthaus, C Ronaldo, Luiz Gustavo, Nedved, Paul Merson, Ahmed Musa, Ranieri.
shandy: Hart, Oddo, Pernia, Carragher, Laurent Blanc, Rijkaard, Shearer, Makaay, Roberto Baggio, Rob Lee, Rigobert Song, Unai Emery.

Pair H
Mauricio Pochettino’s Public Sex Hooligan: Gregg, Gerets, Everaldo, Billy Wright, Rosato, Neeskens, Suarez, Keegan, Meazza, Dennis Wise, Lauren, Otto Rehhagel.
gp543: D James, Petrescu, G (NOT FRANCO) Baresi, Des Walker, Materazzi, Roy Keane, T Henry, Xabi Alonso, Rivaldo, Houghton, Brown Ideye, Jorge Jesus.

Pair I
BigDan83: Woods, Reiziger, Tarnat, Woodgate, Ferrara, Makelele, Cantona, Hargreaves, Maradona, Anders Limpar, Max Gradel, Pardew.
Hank Scorpio: Bonetti, Candreva, Rava, Pallister, Hummels, Davids, Zola, Arturo Vidal, Ronaldo, Steve Bruce, Hossam Ghaly, Spalletti.

Pair J
PaTriggsEvra: Cudicini, Lichtsteiner, Byrne, L King, Ivanovic, Vieira, Van Nistelrooy, Robben, Ibrahimovic, Giggs, Djemba Djemba, Brendan Rodgers.
Wizard: Stepney, Costacurta, Hapgood, E Hughes, A Hansen,  Guardiola, Drogba, Van Bommel, Johan Cruyff, Paul Ince, Mark Fish, Venables.

Pair K
Swedish House Furniture: Merrick, Cordoba, Steffen, Keown, F Sinclair, Souness, Rooney, Ribery, Dalglish, S McManaman, Okocha, Jimmy Hill.
Joe Totale: Howard, Krol, Di Livio, Southgate, Mihajlovic,  Sammer, Bergkamp, Lewandowski, Garrincha, J Barnes, Yaya Toure, Lobanovskyi.

Scottish Independence (Non-Scots are welcome),2011:index.php/forum/viewthread/.5144 2011-11-06T12:04:11Z Jogi's Smelly Hands A poll has just come out saying that the majority of people are in favour of “devo-max” rather than independence which I agree with seeing as we’d probably crash and burn without those pesky English

What does everyone think? And do the English want shot of us?

#Travel,2011:index.php/forum/viewthread/.5289 2011-11-28T21:15:00Z 2016-10-02T11:52:14Z El Hadji Woof Couldn’t find a thread about travel so thought I would create one. So discuss travelling stories, good holidays, favourite cities/countries and so on.

I have always had a passion for travelling to different countries and experiencing different cultures and am currently planning a trip to Africa, hopefully visiting an orphanage in Kenya. Anyone else been to Africa and if so, what is it like? Not really sure what to expect.

The Bet of the Week - now with added poll!,2017:index.php/forum/viewthread/.9642 2017-03-25T11:32:36Z 2017-03-27T21:32:26Z RKMF Luke flippantly mentioned a couple of weeks back on the show that the listeners should do a wisdom of crowds poll to come up with a bet of the week. So I propose that we use the wisdom of our crowd to come up with a winning bet for next week! So throw ideas forward, let’s get a general consensus for the best one and then I’ll email it in around Tuesday/Wednesday and hopefully they’ll pick it.

A few things to remember:

- Keep it simple. They generally pick single bets that are easy enough to understand. The only time I can remember multipliers and handicaps and that sort of thing being used was this week, and that’s because the guy had won it the previous week so knew they had to use his bet no matter what.

- It’s the Premier League preview show, so no matter how convinced you are that Luuk De Jong is going to score first in a PSV Eindhoven win, stick to Premier League games.

- Use Bet365 for odds.

The TV Thread,2011:index.php/forum/viewthread/.4999 2011-10-15T23:38:05Z Maxim I couldn’t see the old TV Thread, assuming that it belonged to someone who got kicked or something. So here’s a new one.

I wanted to ask if any one had watched Romanzo Criminale, and, if so, is it worth watching? Looks pretty stylish and I’ve got it on Sky Player.

FAO SirMarkWallace,2011:index.php/forum/viewthread/.4103 2011-06-21T10:11:37Z Luke I heard on the grapevine that you’re trying to quit smoking.

I also see that you’re really struggling.

Man up. It’ll be worth it in the long run top hat

Other Podcasts Thread (AKA The WFPI Complaints thread),2011:index.php/forum/viewthread/.5132 2011-11-04T16:39:47Z 2014-06-08T20:26:39Z Oli Mercer I love the Ramble and have done since June 2009 and it will always be a favourite BUT other podcasts are out there. So what are some of your favourites?
For me I listen to:
Phil & Phils perfect 10
The Basketball Jones
Adam Catterall

And in the past I did listen to the Scott Mills one before realizing he’s a moron.

The Photo Ramble (photography thread),2013:index.php/forum/viewthread/.7772 2013-08-29T11:34:29Z 2013-08-29T19:45:48Z London Roadie Thought we could start this, seeing as there isn’t already a thread for photography discussion, and the League cup thread is in serious danger of being hijacked.

So, share your images, techniques, favourite photographers, styles and theories here.

Here’s your starter for ten: photographic images are often relied on to provide supporting evidence, but to what extent do we think they provide an accurate depiction of an event, person or place?

RAMBLE V. LAWRO II - Week 28 League Table Up - Cup table tonight - W29 Predictions please!,2016:index.php/forum/viewthread/.9472 2016-07-29T10:12:40Z 2017-03-13T14:40:35Z Wizard We’re BACK.


No need to announce your interest to play or anything, I’ll just note down your scores.

This season I have a spreadsheet set up so this should mean quicker, more accurate scoring.

Community Shield Game
Extended FA Cup and League Cup games
Champions League Game

Not going to lie, he hurt us last season. Embarrassed us. We must take revenge.

Honours board 2015/16:

Premier League: Lawro
FA Cup: gp543
League Cup: Joe Totale
EURO 2016: Sid

Honours board 2016/17
Community Shield: Sid and gp543 (shared)
League Cup Final = RKMF vs Sid


Lawro 218 + 15 = 233
Marchisio 206 + 6 = 212
Scorpio 186 + 21 = 207
MattFool 200 + 6 = 206
Wizard 187 + 18 = 205
RKMF 198 + 6 = 204
Ian K 193 + 6 = 199
Sid 178 + 21 = 199
Gp543 173 + 11 = 184
Poch 170 + 14 = 184
Rick 173 + 6 = 179
Bilic 172 + 7 = 179
Nickperson 168 + 11 = 179
AViD 175
Hunter 166 + 9 = 175
GFM 156 + 6 =162
Ancien 152 + 10 = 162
Lawduck 148 + 9 = 157
Elberto 151 + 5 = 156
SHF 137 + 13 = 150