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    NorthernMonkey reacted to Bobbywoodhogan in Diego "the guv'nor" Costa   
    I really think it's more hope that he'll become the next Harry Kane rather than he is the next one. Filing this one under unrealistic expectations.
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    NorthernMonkey reacted to Gem in Last Movie You Watched   
    Zombieland.
    Loved it, 8/10 - right up my street.
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    NorthernMonkey got a reaction from Jezz in The Chronicles of Brendan 'Cringe Worthy' Rodgers   
    in disguise
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    NorthernMonkey reacted to Nibs in Ruben Loftus-Cheek   
    I wan't happy but devastated?
     
    What are you, his Dad?!!! 
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    NorthernMonkey reacted to Nibs in Last Movie You Watched   
    My wife wants to go and see that. I've told her not until she's got the house clean.
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    NorthernMonkey got a reaction from Zola in Last Movie You Watched   
    Watched the 1949 Whisky Galore at the weekend.
    Not seen it since I was a teenager. Enjoyed it so much more now, as I actually enjoy whisky :)
    Can't believe Gordon Jackson's been dead 25 years!
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    NorthernMonkey reacted to Zinc in Following our ex`s...   
    Bobby Campbell passed away at the age of 78 yesterday.
     
    I wasn't around when he was our manager, but my uncle said he played a big part in securing our promotion to the old First Division back in the late 80s.
     
    In any case, it's always sad to hear the news of someone's passing, especially someone who was part of our history.
     
    Rest in peace, Mr. Campbell.
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    NorthernMonkey got a reaction from Spudulike in Last Movie You Watched   
    A Matter of Life and Death, with David Niven.
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    NorthernMonkey got a reaction from Beerqueen in Last Movie You Watched   
    A Matter of Life and Death, with David Niven.
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    NorthernMonkey got a reaction from youlots in Last Movie You Watched   
    Watched the 1949 Whisky Galore at the weekend.
    Not seen it since I was a teenager. Enjoyed it so much more now, as I actually enjoy whisky :)
    Can't believe Gordon Jackson's been dead 25 years!
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    NorthernMonkey got a reaction from Boyne in Last Movie You Watched   
    Watched the 1949 Whisky Galore at the weekend.
    Not seen it since I was a teenager. Enjoyed it so much more now, as I actually enjoy whisky :)
    Can't believe Gordon Jackson's been dead 25 years!
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    NorthernMonkey got a reaction from moi in Last Movie You Watched   
    Watched the 1949 Whisky Galore at the weekend.
    Not seen it since I was a teenager. Enjoyed it so much more now, as I actually enjoy whisky :)
    Can't believe Gordon Jackson's been dead 25 years!
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    NorthernMonkey got a reaction from havelschayes in Last Movie You Watched   
    Just checked IMDB, last major film was The Good Shepherd in 2006. He's 72 now, so probably taking it easy.
    Fantastic in Goodfellas, Casino and Home Alone 1&2.
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    NorthernMonkey reacted to Jezz in Last Movie You Watched   
    He was also fantastic in My Cousin Vinny as well.
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    NorthernMonkey got a reaction from Jezz in Last Movie You Watched   
    Just checked IMDB, last major film was The Good Shepherd in 2006. He's 72 now, so probably taking it easy.
    Fantastic in Goodfellas, Casino and Home Alone 1&2.
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    NorthernMonkey got a reaction from dkw in Ruben Loftus-Cheek   
    So glad you've gone.... such a plastic
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    NorthernMonkey got a reaction from Beerqueen in Ruben Loftus-Cheek   
    So glad you've gone.... such a plastic
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    NorthernMonkey got a reaction from Chippy in Ruben Loftus-Cheek   
    So glad you've gone.... such a plastic
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    NorthernMonkey reacted to RichardCFC in Zouma - If Kurt's Happy, I'm Happy!   
    Good on Zouma. He's good friends with Hazard and this photo shows his maturity.
     

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    NorthernMonkey reacted to Scott Harris in Eden Hazard   
    I don't even think Hazard's penalty was that bad, no worse than the others. The only difference was that Butland guessed the right direction. If Butland goes left for Willian and Oscar's penalty, he easily saves them.
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    NorthernMonkey reacted to moi in Last Movie You Watched   
    Hilarious typo, Bob!!  Were they shirt-lifting stories?  
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    NorthernMonkey reacted to Jackbuchanan in Willian   
    The biggest problem this season is consistency of each individual. There are two guys that consistently play well every game, and that is this guy and Azpilicueta. The rest have good and bad days. For instance, a couple of weeks ago I was singing Ramires praise after a good game, but he was poor today, likewise with Matic. There was a couple of others that stepped it up today, but there was some awful performances out there. The problem is, we had 5 or 6 good performers today and 5 or 6 poor. This doesn't win titles, we need 10 or 11 good performers week in week out.
     
    Willian has taken the bull by horns and is working his arse off every game, if only the rest of the team could follow his example!!
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    NorthernMonkey reacted to RMCM in Eden Hazard   
    My crystal ball is at the cleaners, it's lucky you have yours. 
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    NorthernMonkey reacted to Zola in Diego "the guv'nor" Costa   
    Chelsea striker Diego Costa has hit out at the English media for their unfair criticism of the Brazilian.
    The former Atletico Madrid striker has a notorious reputation but he feels that he has been treated unfairly by the people in England.
    The Chelsea star was recently banned for his antics against Arsenal and he says that although his behavior was not the best others are allowed to get away with it.
    Costa also explained that he is a normal guy off the pitch and that the papers have criticised him at every opportunity. He also claimed that football is a contact sport and incidents like the Koscielny eye gouge happen all the time.
    “Football has always been a contact sport, these things have always happened.
    “But we are professionals and what happens on the pitch stays on the pitch. So after the game it’s all good. But if I keep getting banned for three games, it’s going to be hard to maintain my level.”
    The Spanish international claimed that he has replaced the former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has the country’s footballing villain now. The Uruguayan was a controversial figure during his time at Anfield.
    Ranging from his racist abuse towards Manchester United defender Evra to snubbing a handshake, biting Chelsea’s Ivanovic and obscene gestures towards other fans, Luis Suarez has done it all.
    The Barcelona striker had previously claimed something similar and said that his aggression is what drives him on the pitch and that people misunderstood him.
    Diego Costa has now gone down the same route and has decided to have a swing at the British media.
    “I think Luis Suarez left this country because of how he was treated and made out to be the bad guy. Do I feel like I have taken his place? That is crystal clear. It is obvious that there are people after me. If you do something wrong and it makes the papers, then okay, that’s fair.
    “But when people are after you all of the time, when you’re always the headline that’s not fair. I hope they’re not after me. I hope it’s not the case. I hope it’s something that’s just in my head.”
    “The critics have to carry on what they do but they should always be truthful. If I do something wrong, I am the first one to accept the criticism, I have no problem with that.
    “For example, my behaviour in the game against Arsenal was not the best, I know that. But it was not just me. There was someone else involved.
    Furthermore, he also explained how he gets treated by the opposition players on the pitch and he has never complained.
    “Many, many times I get kicked, I get elbowed — that’s part of football. It happens on the pitch but I never complain. Football is a contact sport and people have to understand they can’t change it into theatre.
    “Fans from a lot of clubs come up to me,” he revealed. “They joke around, ask for a picture and tell me who they support. But everything is always done in a nice way.
    “When people see me off the pitch they can tell how I am and there is nothing to be worried about.
    “When I’m on the pitch, that’s my job, that’s my work. I have got a reputation. When I’m off the pitch, I’m a normal guy.
    Finally, he also expressed his affection towards the Premier League and explained how the atmosphere and the intensity make it a complete package, despite the drawbacks.
    “This is a beautiful League to play in, you have to give 100 per cent the whole time.
    “It is very respectful, the supporters are great and the grounds are always packed. There is a downside, like with many things in life, but I love this League.”
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    NorthernMonkey got a reaction from yorkleyblue in Eden Hazard   
    Probably posting on it too, although strangely, this account was registered this month!

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