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Sad Radio
10-09-2004, 12:23
cool film! will be on after sept 23d. basic story: chelsea fans crashing faces and beating up everything that moves :) another feature of the british culture ;)
don't know if it's already in cinemas in the uk.

Olim
10-09-2004, 12:27
Its about 2 yrs old.

I bought it a while ago in Vernisazh so you should still be able to get it. An interesting film although, as usual, the book is much better. It is a little dated, though. That kind of stuff has died out among fans of top flight sides and I can't imagine modern day Chelsea fans getting their prawn-sandwich making manicured hands dirty in a proper punch-up....

Sad Radio
10-09-2004, 12:29
great! i just saw it yeasterday and loved it! thought if it's on screens only in late sept, it won't be untill the next year on video... didn't know it was that old.

Kshisya
10-09-2004, 13:00
Sad :suspect: I kinda was thinking bout your signature....

so yo mom told you....and what????????? you listened?????


you really NEVER come?????????????????????????????? :eek:

~fainted~


:p:p:p

Sad Radio
10-09-2004, 13:13
kshis:)))))))))))))))))))))))))))) it's a line from a song performed by tom jones and the stereophonics. in the song it has quite an innocent meaning - like mama said to me i shouldn't have come to this party, etc. the 2nd line is "that ain't the way to have fun" :) and i used it on purpose - to see ppl faint :)))))))))))))))

Filimon
10-09-2004, 13:19
Originally posted by Olim
Its about 2 yrs old.

I bought it a while ago in Vernisazh so you should still be able to get it. An interesting film although, as usual, the book is much better. It is a little dated, though. That kind of stuff has died out among fans of top flight sides and I can't imagine modern day Chelsea fans getting their prawn-sandwich making manicured hands dirty in a proper punch-up....

These days Chelsea fans include middle-aged City lawyers, young oil brokers and Russian-speaking expats (not me though, I am more of a Man U man) :)

Sad Radio
10-09-2004, 13:22
yeah, i heard they all sing Kalinka at the game :)

Filimon
10-09-2004, 13:33
Originally posted by Sad Radio
yeah, i heard they all sing Kalinka at the game :)

Not exactly, Kalinka is played at the stadium before home games at Stamford Bridge... apparently

Sad Radio
10-09-2004, 13:36
wouldn't it be fun if a rich british guy would buy let's say cska and they'd play For Old Lang Syne before the home games? ;)

DPG
10-09-2004, 13:40
No, it would be just as pathetic as the way that almost every Russian in the UK (not to mention Russia) suddenly supports Chelsea...

Sad Radio
10-09-2004, 13:45
i wonder how the old chelsea fans feel about that...

Filimon
10-09-2004, 14:22
Originally posted by Sad Radio
i wonder how the old chelsea fans feel about that...

My former supervising partner (that middle-aged City lawyer type. see above), who has supported Chelsea since he was 7 and is good friends with Carlo Cuddiccini felt slightly disgruntled by it. However, he was much less unhappy with the results that the team itself started to achieve. "What's good for the team cannot be bad for the fans" he said. I concur.

Olim
10-09-2004, 14:28
Shame old Chelski haven't won anything yet then

Sad Radio
10-09-2004, 14:31
that does make sence... good results are good results, and here the system of "цель оправдывает средства" works big time.. bearing in mind the amounts o those средств

Sad Radio
10-09-2004, 14:33
damon albarn remains a chelsea fan as well, thanking abramovich on russian mtv:)

Filimon
10-09-2004, 15:04
Originally posted by Olim
Shame old Chelski haven't won anything yet then

If you compare the last season with the season 2002-2003, Chelsea went from a mediocre team to the one that knocked Man U off the second place (the ba***rds :) ) I'd say that qualifies as "good results".

Sad Radio
10-09-2004, 15:08
agree. can't name myself a football fan, but heard much more positive news on the team's results and abra spending loadsa money to make 'em better

Sad Radio
10-09-2004, 15:26
was it a harrods ower who bought a team to become famous but it never won?

Sad Radio
10-09-2004, 15:34
owNer... ahem...

Olim
10-09-2004, 15:54
Wonders what business someone from Chelmsford has supporting Chelsea (when they are really more into "rugger")

Filimon
10-09-2004, 16:19
Originally posted by Sad Radio
was it a harrods ower who bought a team to become famous but it never won?

Yes, Al Fayed owns Fulham FC, which whilst not grabbing stars from the sky isn't doing so bad.

Sad Radio
10-09-2004, 16:24
he didn't seem to gain more popularity though... and as long u, filimon, know it all - what do theese ppl play before home games?

Filimon
10-09-2004, 16:59
Originally posted by Sad Radio
he didn't seem to gain more popularity though... and as long u, filimon, know it all - what do theese ppl play before home games?

Not a clue. I am not a great fan of either Al Fayed or Fulham, although I like their goalie. Wish Man U had him.

Sad Radio
10-09-2004, 17:41
have u seen the footbl factory, fil?

Filimon
10-09-2004, 17:49
Originally posted by Sad Radio
have u seen the footbl factory, fil?

nah, but now would like to

Sad Radio
10-09-2004, 17:50
there is one thing i'm quite curious about: yesterday this film was shown to the russian chelsea and... well - other russian football fans ;) how many of them would want to try that out: turn being a football fan into being at war? they seemed quite happy by what they saw on screen heheheee *evil laugh*

Sad Radio
10-09-2004, 17:51
it will be in 35mm from sept 23 - great film no matter what u feel abou football.

lyndsay
12-09-2004, 23:26
the film...

the book by 'John King' was brilliant -

His new one England Away' is just bleeding fantastic....

Gis a copy..