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04 Mar 2017 16:48:16
Question for Ed001, if he would have a rough idea.

The reason i started supporting Liverpool as a kid is because, before I was born, my dad was in a serious car accident, just before him and my mum were due to get married. Long story short, his story was featured in newspapers and a liverpool-supporting stranger was so moved by the story that he drove from Liverpool to Kilmarnock with a football signed by the entire 1977 European Cup Winning team. He showed me it when i was about 10, and it was the first bit of football memorabilia I had ever seen, and I was fascinated. From then on, I was red through and through.

Anyway, I hadn't seen it for years, and just assumed I had either imagined it, or it had been lost or damaged or something, but it turns out it's still safe and sound in my dad's possession, and will be passed to me when he dies. Now, i have NO intention of selling it, ever (for what it means to my dad, and as something i'll pass to my daughter, who i'm raising a red), but i've tried to have a look online to value it, and couldn't really find anything similar. Would you know how much something like that would be worth? It'll always have far more sentimental value than it would ever be worth in £, but I can't help being curious.

Cheers either way Ed.

Rugby Parker

{Ed001's Note - the only way something like that would ever be sold is via auctions. There is a database of auction prices, but you used to have to pay to access it, which would be the best way to get an idea. The best bet would be to speak to an auction house which have sports memorabilia sales, and ask for a valuation. Those kind of things are sold at specialist auctions, as that is how you get the best value for them.}

1.) 04 Mar 2017 17:07:04
Cheers Ed, much appreciated. No point in me looking into it through auction houses, as it'll never leave this family as long as I live and breathe, was just curious as the only things I found online were like replica shirts that were signed years after the event.

Just have to make sure I raise the girls right, and they hold on to it. it's as good a way as any to get later generations to be Liverpool fans!

Thanks again, appreciate you taking the time out to reply.

{Ed001's Note - things like that were very few and far between back then, so it would be worth more than a shirt or similar, I would think. My cousin works at an auction house in Liverpool, he might have an idea. I will ask him for you.}

2.) 04 Mar 2017 17:38:45
If it's easy enough for you Ed, that would be great, but don't go to any trouble. probably better if the kids don't know how much it's worth!

{Ed001's Note - I will text him after the match, if we win, if not it will have to wait a few days as he is a Toffee and I will get nothing but stick if I message him when we have lost.}

3.) 04 Mar 2017 19:54:09
I know the feeling Ed! Ironically my dad is a Toffee too (despite the whole story above! ) . If I ever miss a game for any reason, I know Liverpool have lost if I get a text from him around the final whistle.

But HEY! We won, so go revel in telling your cousin!

And thanks again man, that's well above-and-beyond.

{Ed001's Note - no worries mate, good to have an excuse to talk to family.}



01 Oct 2016 16:52:33
Saw James Milner was interviewed after the game, but couldn't hear it. Did they mention what his run of games is at now for Scoring and winning? I know he was a few behind Vassell the last time i heard, but that was before Hull and Today. Anybody any idea?

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1.) 01 Oct 2016 16:59:04
I think it's 3 games in a row.

2.) 01 Oct 2016 18:08:30
I'm sure motd said he's only one or two behind.

3.) 01 Oct 2016 18:11:49
Sorry Gotklopp, didn't mean consecutive games. I'm fairly sure Darius Vassell holds the record for like 60-odd games in a row where he scored and his team won that particular game. Unless I missed one fairly recently where Milner scored and we lost, Milner will now only be a couple of games behind.

Anyone confirm?

4.) 01 Oct 2016 18:31:10
Cheers Fencey, much appreciated. Tried to find it on google, but "James Milner score win" isn't the most elegant of google searches!

5.) 01 Oct 2016 21:00:01
It's 44 games where Milner scores and his team wins.



20 Aug 2014 13:47:10
Just read the interview with Markovic on ssn website, seems like a very mature head on young shoulders. Really looking forward to seeing him in the team soon.

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1.) 20 Aug 2014 13:58:16
Yes, He looked very matured in the interview

2.) 20 Aug 2014 14:54:00
Fancy sending him a love letter Harry?

3.) Whose to say Harry hasn't been singing sweet nothings into the lads ear already? lol



11 May 2014 14:38:30
Just wanna say, whatever happens today, it's been a cracking season, enjoyed the ride, and it's already been a huge success. Thanks to all the eds and regular posters for being the perfect foil for an enjoyable year of football, and let's hope even the most negative of posters can find something to be happy about when the curtain comes down.

Rugby Parker



03 Mar 2014 13:45:41
I had to do a quick check to make sure it was the same fella, and it turns out that yes, Gabriel Paletta, the young argentine defender we had on our books back in the day, has been called up for the Italy squad for their game against Spain! Don't remember that much about him other than a few games here and there, but congratulations to him, that's quite a rise in stature.

Just thought i'd post in case anyone wanted to add him to their "one we let get away/one we missed out on" list for future moanings!

Rugby Parker

1.) I thought you were mistaken when I seen 'Italy squad', but I just read on another website he has an Italian passport and has been playing well in Serie A as part of 3 centre backs - amazing .




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27 Jul 2017 17:59:48
People are losing their minds here. I love coutinho, but 120m would be more than a fair price for him. That would buy 3 players, admittedly the coutinho replacement wouldn't be quite as good, but the other 2 could displace players that aren't quite up to it. A great cd, a right back more suited than clyne, and a slight downgrade on coutinho would improve the team overall, and that's all i care about.

I'd hate to see him go, i really would, but we'd all move on and come through the other side a more complete team if it happened.

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18 Aug 2016 13:41:28
I haven't heard us being linked with "clinching sphincter" before. is he solid defensively? Is he good at dribbling? Can he stand up to an offensive pummelling?

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13 Jun 2016 13:33:50
I love Liverpool FC, but i'm struggling to understand why a lot of you are taking the hump with Udinese about this?

We've broken the rules, tapped a player up, and the way to "sweep this under the carpet" is to pay the asking price. but we're not doing it.

Bottom line, we screwed up, so either pay Udinese the money to ignore what we did, or walk away and live with any consequences. It's in no way Udinese's fault that this has become a drawn-out mess.

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16 Mar 2016 13:40:44
All the best mate, hope they get to the bottom of it and it's nothing to be concerned about.

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Hmmmmm, surely "Enriquez" would like to know which mid table EPL team he's supposed to be signing for?

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17 Feb 2018 09:45:56
I'm a huge fan of mané. He had a run out bad form while in and out of the team, took a while to get going, but is getting back up to a consistently high level. It's impossible for our front three to go through a full season in top form, firmino and salah will have bad patches too, but the three are so good together that the other 2 would pull the 3rd player through a bad patch of form pretty quickly, which is why i believe we have the best (or should i sat the most effective) forward line in Europe.

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12 Feb 2018 07:46:00
AOA, i think you're right, i think Gini plays far better with Henderson in the team, and i think it's because Henderson is actually the quickest to get the ball moving in our current midfield, and i think that forces gini to play without thinking so much.

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03 Feb 2018 15:37:13
Nice Rick and Morty quote Adam!

Question to the eds, is there actually a limit on the length of contract that can be offered to a player? Football manager tells me its 5 years, but I'm sure there's been examples of longer contacts signed.


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{Ed001's Note - 5 years is the maximum, but they often include an option for an extra year which make it a 6.}



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19 Jan 2018 11:43:55
I'm constantly baked, but that doesn't mean i can't see what Adam's saying. The fact is that if you have 10 first choice players in the team and either Milner or Ejaria in the team as the 11th man, It's not going to make much difference. In fact, long term it makes more sense to give Ejaria the game time, as Milners time with Liverpool is likely coming to an end, and he's not going to improve by playing a few games here or there, whereas Ejaria might.

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15 Jan 2018 17:02:00
Hehe, to be honest mate, sounds like you'd be losing out if you traded in your missus. And mine would eat my heart if she discovered Karen Gillans phone number on my phone! The Highland Savage is strong with that one!

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