*** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Here is the place to talk about all things city and football!

Re: *** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Postby Mikhail Chigorin » Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:22 pm

Harry Dowd scored wrote:I have joined this forum hoping to have a better experience/welcoming that I did on BM! All I will say is BM is full of BS, end of, anyway back to introducing myself.
First game was City v Bury 1964, it ended 1 - 1 somebody called Colin Bell scored for Bury, then our keeper injured his hand I think, no subs then, so went on wing. He duly scored equaliser Harry Dowd his name hence my sign on name.
I should have known then I was in for an interesting journey, I obviously have had many high and low points, winning the old first division with Bell, Lee, Summerbee, Nelly Young et al was fantastic, I was so young then and thought we would be great for many years, winning leagues and all. The rest as they say is history, don’t want to mention the low points. However the year we won the prem was awesome the Aqueroooooo moment, the irony of beating the rags to the title in added time was the icing on the cake.
The football we are playing now is some of the best I have ever seen. I cannot get to games now, to many age/logistical issues, I watch games on streams and listen to radio. Being a City fan of so many years standing there is always a small bit inside me that says this wonderful time can’t go on! I just will keep enjoying it!
Anyway that’s me introduced, hope it wasn’t to boring.


Nice introduction HDS; I hope you'll enjoy your posting on here and we'll look forward to hearing some of the stories you've amassed over the years.

Your recollection of Harry Dowd (great 'keeper, by the way) having to play on the wing after getting injured, just shows what a different game it was back then.

Times change, but City goes on for ever.
Mikhail Chigorin
Shaun Goater's 103 Goals
 
Posts: 7520
Joined: Sat Nov 13, 2010 5:37 pm
Location: Lost in the variations of the King's Gambit
Supporter of: Manchester City
My favourite player is: Bert Trautmann

Re: *** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Postby Justified logic » Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:21 pm

Welcome HDS and nice intro. This place is a LOT better than the playpen that is BM. Enjoy.
Justified logic
Kinky's Mazy Dribbles
 
Posts: 2834
Joined: Tue Jul 12, 2016 6:40 pm
Location: Playing in the hole
Supporter of: Manchester City
My favourite player is: David Silva

Re: *** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Postby john@staustell » Sun Dec 03, 2017 2:26 pm

Welcome indeed.

I used to dip into BM a small bit, but not for months. It's insufferable.

You get a better class of moaning here!
“I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.”
User avatar
john@staustell
Pablo Zabaleta's Manc Accent
 
Posts: 13579
Joined: Fri Aug 24, 2007 9:35 am
Location: St Austell
Supporter of: City

Re: *** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Postby Chinners » Sun Dec 03, 2017 6:46 pm

Harry Dowd scored wrote:I have joined this forum hoping to have a better experience/welcoming that I did on BM! All I will say is BM is full of BS, end of, anyway back to introducing myself.
First game was City v Bury 1964, it ended 1 - 1 somebody called Colin Bell scored for Bury, then our keeper injured his hand I think, no subs then, so went on wing. He duly scored equaliser Harry Dowd his name hence my sign on name.
I should have known then I was in for an interesting journey, I obviously have had many high and low points, winning the old first division with Bell, Lee, Summerbee, Nelly Young et al was fantastic, I was so young then and thought we would be great for many years, winning leagues and all. The rest as they say is history, don’t want to mention the low points. However the year we won the prem was awesome the Aqueroooooo moment, the irony of beating the rags to the title in added time was the icing on the cake.
The football we are playing now is some of the best I have ever seen. I cannot get to games now, to many age/logistical issues, I watch games on streams and listen to radio. Being a City fan of so many years standing there is always a small bit inside me that says this wonderful time can’t go on! I just will keep enjoying it!
Anyway that’s me introduced, hope it wasn’t to boring.


Tsk, fucl off back to Blue Moon, we don't need your sort on here ....
Image
User avatar
Chinners
Donated to the site
Donated to the site
Pablo Zabaleta's Manc Accent
 
Posts: 13823
Joined: Wed Apr 04, 2007 12:52 pm
Location: Hampton Court Palace
Supporter of: B*ll*x
My favourite player is: The left/Right sac

Re: *** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Postby Harry Dowd scored » Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:04 pm

Thanks chinners, and I hope Santa forgets about you!
Harry Dowd scored
Bianchi's Matchday Snood
 
Posts: 6
Joined: Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:01 pm
Supporter of: Manchester City
My favourite player is: David Silva

Re: *** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Postby Mikhail Chigorin » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:08 pm

Harry Dowd scored wrote:Thanks chinners, and I hope Santa forgets about you!


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Mikhail Chigorin
Shaun Goater's 103 Goals
 
Posts: 7520
Joined: Sat Nov 13, 2010 5:37 pm
Location: Lost in the variations of the King's Gambit
Supporter of: Manchester City
My favourite player is: Bert Trautmann

Re: *** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Postby Chinners » Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:12 pm

Harry Dowd scored wrote:Thanks chinners, and I hope Santa forgets about you!


Ha ha, thats the spirit ... welcome
Image
User avatar
Chinners
Donated to the site
Donated to the site
Pablo Zabaleta's Manc Accent
 
Posts: 13823
Joined: Wed Apr 04, 2007 12:52 pm
Location: Hampton Court Palace
Supporter of: B*ll*x
My favourite player is: The left/Right sac

Re: *** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Postby Kippax Sean » Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:25 pm

Hi folks, just joined after following the forum for a couple of years. Started going to Maine rd. as a 14 yr old in 88/89. Originally from lower broughton but now living in the Irish Midlands since 2000. Lots of blues around our way back then but always outnumbered by them lot. Stood on the kippax just left of the half way line against the small wall and bar that ran from northstand to Platt lane end with my mate Jay. Great memories Neil mcnab fighting with Robert Rosario, 3-3 with Bournemouth when chasing promotion are a couple of my earliest memories. Travelling home and away as a kid great adventures. Big one today. Come on city, come on city.... Thanks for adding me to the forum, Sean.
Kippax Sean
Carlo Nash's Debut
 
Posts: 18
Joined: Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:10 am
Supporter of: City
My favourite player is: Kun Aguero / Neil mcnab

Re: *** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Postby Kippax Sean » Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:25 pm

Hi folks, just joined after following the forum for a couple of years. Started going to Maine rd. as a 14 yr old in 88/89. Originally from lower broughton but now living in the Irish Midlands since 2000. Lots of blues around our way back then but always outnumbered by them lot. Stood on the kippax just left of the half way line against the small wall and bar that ran from northstand to Platt lane end with my mate Jay. Great memories Neil mcnab fighting with Robert Rosario, 3-3 with Bournemouth when chasing promotion are a couple of my earliest memories. Travelling home and away as a kid great adventures. Big one today. Come on city, come on city.... Thanks for adding me to the forum, Sean.
Kippax Sean
Carlo Nash's Debut
 
Posts: 18
Joined: Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:10 am
Supporter of: City
My favourite player is: Kun Aguero / Neil mcnab

Re: *** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Postby mr_nool » Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:26 pm

Kippax Sean wrote:Hi folks, just joined after following the forum for a couple of years. Started going to Maine rd. as a 14 yr old in 88/89. Originally from lower broughton but now living in the Irish Midlands since 2000. Lots of blues around our way back then but always outnumbered by them lot. Stood on the kippax just left of the half way line against the small wall and bar that ran from northstand to Platt lane end with my mate Jay. Great memories Neil mcnab fighting with Robert Rosario, 3-3 with Bournemouth when chasing promotion are a couple of my earliest memories. Travelling home and away as a kid great adventures. Big one today. Come on city, come on city.... Thanks for adding me to the forum, Sean.


What a time to join! Let's fuck these cunts up!
Intelligent Vigilant Person
User avatar
mr_nool
Donated to the site
Donated to the site
Roberto Mancini's Scarf
 
Posts: 20772
Joined: Fri Jul 21, 2006 8:48 am
Location: Utrecht

Re: *** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Postby Kippax Sean » Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:31 pm

Fu@king yes Mr. nool.
Kippax Sean
Carlo Nash's Debut
 
Posts: 18
Joined: Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:10 am
Supporter of: City
My favourite player is: Kun Aguero / Neil mcnab

Re: *** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Postby Mikhail Chigorin » Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:45 pm

Good to have you on board KS and your 'arrival' here was most timely, in the nicest possible way. :o :o :o :o

Hope you enjoy posting on here.
Mikhail Chigorin
Shaun Goater's 103 Goals
 
Posts: 7520
Joined: Sat Nov 13, 2010 5:37 pm
Location: Lost in the variations of the King's Gambit
Supporter of: Manchester City
My favourite player is: Bert Trautmann

Re: *** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Postby Kippax Sean » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:19 pm

Mikhail Chigorin wrote:Good to have you on board KS and your 'arrival' here was most timely, in the nicest possible way. :o :o :o :o

Hope you enjoy posting on here.

Appreciate the welcome cheers.
Kippax Sean
Carlo Nash's Debut
 
Posts: 18
Joined: Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:10 am
Supporter of: City
My favourite player is: Kun Aguero / Neil mcnab

Re: *** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Postby WINTER2017 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:20 am

Hello,

I'm a young city fan, currently a 3rd year student at the University of Leicester, after your help with my dissertation- I am researching the effect of terrorism on football fans, when they are in and around the stadium.

The survey (in the link below), will only take a couple of minutes and your responses would be much appreciated if you have the time.

https://leicester.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/stadium-terrorism

Thank you
WINTER2017
Bianchi's Matchday Snood
 
Posts: 1
Joined: Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:54 pm
Supporter of: Man City

Re: *** NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE ***

Postby Chinners » Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:04 pm

WINTER2017 wrote:Hello,

I'm a young city fan, currently a 3rd year student at the University of Leicester, after your help with my dissertation- I am researching the effect of terrorism on football fans, when they are in and around the stadium.

The survey (in the link below), will only take a couple of minutes and your responses would be much appreciated if you have the time.

https://leicester.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/stadium-terrorism

Thank you


Duly done!
Image
User avatar
Chinners
Donated to the site
Donated to the site
Pablo Zabaleta's Manc Accent
 
Posts: 13823
Joined: Wed Apr 04, 2007 12:52 pm
Location: Hampton Court Palace
Supporter of: B*ll*x
My favourite player is: The left/Right sac

Previous

Return to The Maine Football forum

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Alexa [Bot], Bing [Bot], Burt, craigmcfc, everyonehatesus, Google [Bot], ian494, Kippax Sean, Majestic-12 [Bot], nottsblue, patrickblue, Plain Speaking, ShimmyShaker, stevefromdonny and 28 guests