FA Cup - The Road To Wembley - We Made it to The Final

Discussion in 'The Hornets' Nest - Watford Chat' started by EB Hornet, Jan 26, 2019.

  1. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Do you think he might ring in sick that day ?
  2. I reckon he might even cancel a concert if he has to.
  3. Aberystwyth_Hornet

    Aberystwyth_Hornet Squad Player

    He does, Copenhagen according to the Totally Football Show podcast
  4. HappyHornet24

    HappyHornet24 Crapster Staff Member

    I'm guessing the supporters of most other teams apart from Wolves (or at least Wolves supporters on Molineux Mix, most of whom seem to want us to be pulverised by City!).
    As a slight aside, I perused a number of other clubs' forums after Sunday, to see what they made of the match as it unfolded. And guess which side's fans were the most complimentary and pleased for us - and Deeney. Yup, Leicester fans. Fair play.
  5. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    Either that or Filbert is the Lesta Moog, dominating their site with his pro Hornet propaganda.
  6. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    He won’t. He didn’t in ‘99 and he played an active role in the club then.

    I think if the game kicked off at 3pm like the good old days then he may have commandeered a private jet for the day. But a 5pm K/O with potential (yet unlikely) extra time rules that out.

    Video link likely.
  7. WillisWasTheWorst

    WillisWasTheWorst Reservist

    What was he THINKING?!
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  8. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Oh for the closeness of extra time....
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  9. Relegation Certs

    Relegation Certs Squad Player

    You've just made me remember the chat GT and Elton had in 1999 via video after the match. Wonderful stuff. I can also remember the song they played over the highlights at the end of program. I will paypal 50p to anyone who gets it right.
  10. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Sex pistols "God save the queen" ?
  11. Hornet4ever

    Hornet4ever WFC Forums Last Man Standing Winner 2018/2019

    Maybe it's just me, I hate the way they edit these highlights so the commentary is faster than the video.
  12. Otter

    Otter Gambling industry insider

    As light travels much faster than sound this can be corrected if you watch it from about 300 metres away from your device.
  13. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    Yellow by Coldpl*y?
  14. EnjoytheGame

    EnjoytheGame Academy Graduate

    In late 1983, Elton was planning a European Tour for 1984. Before the third round draw was even made, GT advised Elton keep Cup final day free, which he did. Talk about foresight...

    That year, Elton did 143 dates. In May, he had gigs on almost every day, but kept May 19 clear. On the days either side of the cup final, he played in Germany.
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  15. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    Surely the personal telephone call commentary from his man at the ground.
  16. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    Maybe Javi advised the same & Elton simply ignored him.

    Maybe he has Gracia & Foster both down as duds.
  17. lm_wfc

    lm_wfc Squad Player

    You don't win anything with kids.
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  18. BusheyOrn

    BusheyOrn First Year Pro

    The League Managers Association’s five-man panel, comprising LMA Chairman Howard Wilkinson, Sir Alex Ferguson, Joe Royle and Dave Bassett, has determined that the LG Performance of the Week Award should go to Watford for their 3-2 victory against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday 7th April 2019.
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  19. WillisWasTheWorst

    WillisWasTheWorst Reservist

    Surely it's the video that is in slo-mo? Of course they could sloooow doooown Jon Marks...
  20. Happy bunny

    Happy bunny Cheered up a bit

    There will be a 'like' from the renamed ILB, unless she concludes that the vote was 3-1.
  21. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    I’d like to think they meet up weekly in The Crown and Anchor and discuss this and all look down their noses at Bassett. But in reality it’s just a lazy text into a random number at LG isn’t it?
  22. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

    Funny that it's a 5 man panel with 4 men on it!
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  23. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    Average age 101.

    What about the yoof?
  24. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    The unnamed:

    Savage? Jenas? Scott?

    Ubiquitous these days.
  25. Hey Elton if you are not coming to the game please can I have your ticket allocation :)
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  26. Aberystwyth_Hornet

    Aberystwyth_Hornet Squad Player

    He hasn't purchased enough games through his fan ID so doesn't meet the criteria. Unless he's a season ticket holder in his own stand who only shows up for the big games (forgive me Elton)
  27. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    I’m not Elton.
  28. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    One thing that was appalling on Sunday was just how many people were strolling around in half/half scarves.

    I can’t stop you buying a Cup Final ticket for your pal who hasn’t been in 5 years. But I can implore you not to let him buy one of those.
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  29. Hornet4ever

    Hornet4ever WFC Forums Last Man Standing Winner 2018/2019

    Love to know what bonus the club will pay the players for a win in the final? Maybe these financials are already pre determined in the players existing contracts when they sign?

    Or perhaps Gino will just buy in some Pizzas?
  30. Forzainglese

    Forzainglese Reservist

    Do I detect a soupcon of self-interest here? Would 'old' be any age as long as it's older than you?
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  31. BusheyOrn

    BusheyOrn First Year Pro

    I couldn't believe it!

    However, I have thought that should we win the final maybe I would buy one on the way out and keep it as a momento in my secret vault!

    Ps True story, I discovered to my shock that my brother was (and still is) a City fan in 1975. :(
    He does not go to games these days.
  32. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    On May 18 we may well be the best supported team in the world.

    Just ponder that for a moment.
  33. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    Elton doesn’t sit in his own stand.

    He looks at it.
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  34. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    Appalling timing.

    Watford until late 1980s, then United, then City from 2013.

    Third ‘n third ‘n third scarfer.
  35. Siohmy

    Siohmy Reservist

    I’ve never bought one myself but I’ve always thought they’d actually be good things to buy after a game and result like Sunday. Having a reminder of the day embossed in scarf form isn’t the worst trophy you could have.

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