Stevenage game called off

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Stevenage game called off

Post by AzzurroMark » Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:11 pm

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Re: Stevenage game called off

Post by marko69 » Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:14 pm

That link ok? Not opening for me

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Re: Stevenage game called off

Post by marko69 » Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:15 pm

Is it covid issues re stevenage postponement?

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Post by Steve and Jo » Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:34 pm

marko69 wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:15 pm
Is it covid issues re stevenage postponement?
ITFC doesn't actually say why Marko, just say "Town were originally set to 'host' The Boro at Needham Market FC's Bloomfields but the League Two outfit have now pulled out of the fixture."

https://www.itfc.co.uk/news/2021/july/s ... cancelled/

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Re: Stevenage game called off

Post by AzzurroMark » Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:48 pm

marko69 wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:14 pm
That link ok? Not opening for me
Have amended. Dopey billocks here failed to copy the whole URL. :lol:

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Re: Stevenage game called off

Post by marko69 » Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:03 pm

Steve and Jo wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:34 pm
marko69 wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:15 pm
Is it covid issues re stevenage postponement?
ITFC doesn't actually say why Marko, just say "Town were originally set to 'host' The Boro at Needham Market FC's Bloomfields but the League Two outfit have now pulled out of the fixture."

https://www.itfc.co.uk/news/2021/july/s ... cancelled/
Thanks for that, Steve. 👍

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Re: Stevenage game called off

Post by marko69 » Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:04 pm

AzzurroMark wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:48 pm
marko69 wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:14 pm
That link ok? Not opening for me
Have amended. Dopey billocks here failed to copy the whole URL. :lol:
AzzurroMark and the Dopey Billocks? Thats a ZZTop support band right there! 🤘🤘

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Re: Stevenage game called off

Post by AzzurroMark » Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:31 pm

marko69 wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:04 pm
AzzurroMark wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:48 pm
marko69 wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:14 pm
That link ok? Not opening for me
Have amended. Dopey billocks here failed to copy the whole URL. :lol:
AzzurroMark and the Dopey Billocks? Thats a ZZTop support band right there! 🤘🤘
:lol: :lol:

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Re: Stevenage game called off

Post by marko69 » Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:53 pm

All for friendlies……. Great for the Cookie Monster to look at the squad and decipher his “11” (or Xl for those who prefer that)………, but not overly bothered about the “Boro” game being off.
Palace, The U’s and Meal-wawll are plenty enough (imo) for the pre-season. Fingers crossed none of the exciting new signings are crunched in these games.

Do apologise in advance if thats negative. Don’t mean to be. Nothing more irritating than a decent player being injured in a friendly.

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Re: Stevenage game called off

Post by saint jude » Mon Jul 19, 2021 2:53 pm

They won't provide a definitive reason but all answers point to the pandemic issue. It's OK to host an international competition across all parts of Europe, tens of thousands in attendance, many without protective covering, but an obscure kick-about game in leafy Hertfordshire can't go ahead ?

No offense to the caliber of these opposition but years back (virus issue notwithstanding) we'd play some more high profile games against recognized continental names, recent times we take in a trip of Ireland to some Gaelic teams you can't quite remember or the pinnacle names of Barnet, Cambridge and Chelmsford et cetera. It's either the club wants to take it easy or we're unable to no longer pull in more glamorous opposition.

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Re: Stevenage game called off

Post by marko69 » Mon Jul 19, 2021 3:51 pm

saint jude wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 2:53 pm
They won't provide a definitive reason but all answers point to the pandemic issue. It's OK to host an international competition across all parts of Europe, tens of thousands in attendance, many without protective covering, but an obscure kick-about game in leafy Hertfordshire can't go ahead?
:lol: :lol: :lol: I know you ain't joking......, but so true that it's funny.

"Leafy Hertfordshire!" :lol: :lol:

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