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Re: good old days..

Postby WCpete on Wed Jun 22, 2016 5:47 am

hamagram wrote:Much better to seek pastures new, than have ten+ daily years dedication turned to front page click bait without a thank-you.

Are you saying that happened here? Because I'm pretty sure he got thanked daily.
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Re: good old days..

Postby Up the Junction on Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:25 pm

Moved to the Hall of Fame as a lasting legacy to Cockney Hammer's exceptional work in this thread.
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Re: good old days..

Postby Up the Junction on Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:38 am

And two years on, it's back again.
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Re: good old days..

Postby nickstanley66 on Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:48 pm

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Looks a bit Tevez-ish
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Re: good old days..

Postby ageing hammer on Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:53 pm

Thanks UTJ :scarfer:
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Re: good old days..

Postby Chicken Run Supreme on Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:55 pm

A very welcome return to one of the best threads on this site
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Re: good old days..

Postby cockney hammer on Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:54 pm

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Peter Grotier of West Ham United, 1st April 1972
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west ham v arsenal think this was the first time under the lights i stand to be corrected if nigel mywhufc is about
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sir bobby moore
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Re: good old days..

Postby hayzelden on Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:54 pm

It was the main thing I looked forward to.
Great to have you back :scarfer:
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Re: good old days..

Postby cockney hammer on Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:03 pm

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john lyalls speach at the end gets me all the time
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Re: good old days..

Postby paulthebubble on Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:30 am

Cheers CH. Gave me goosebumps.

John Lyall- CLASS!
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Re: good old days..

Postby davids cross on Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:10 pm

An up to date good old days sort of thing..... :)

Those two lads are the luckiest youngsters on this good old earth.

The two greatest ever..


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P.S.....I've rarely seen Trev in shades, let alone indoors..............hope his eyes are ok... :thup:
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Re: good old days..

Postby cockney hammer on Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:43 pm

the word legends is used all to freely these day's but right there are two living legends bit young to remeber sir bobby though i did see him play


how a stand at the os is not named after sir billy is a disgrace god bless the pair of them oh sorry trevor brooking is god :D :thup:
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Re: good old days..

Postby Eggs'n'nuts on Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:16 pm

cockney hammer wrote:the word legends is used all to freely these day's but right there are two living legends bit young to remeber sir bobby though i did see him play


how a stand at the os is not named after sir billy is a disgrace god bless the pair of them oh sorry trevor brooking is god :D :thup:


Couldn't agree more CH.
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Re: good old days..

Postby ageing hammer on Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:22 pm

I think Billy Bonds could have played better than some of our defenders last season he looks amazing still.
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Re: good old days..

Postby Upton Carp on Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:30 pm

I was lucky enough to see the '66 trio, Bonzo, 'arry and Sir Trev play. Some of my fondest memories. Really pleased to see this thread up and running again. Every picture tells a story. Thank you CH.
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Re: good old days..

Postby mushy on Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:38 pm

cockney hammer wrote:[color=#800000]west ham v arsenal think this was the first time under the lights i stand to be corrected if nigel mywhufc is about

Upton Park’s floodlights were installed in early 1953 and first switched on in anger for a friendly fixture against First Division Tottenham Hotspur in April 1953. More floodlit friendlies soon followed and the opposition included several top European club sides.

Thats from Theyflysohigh, normally pretty accuarate
It must have been a friendly as we were in different divisions back then.
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Re: good old days..

Postby Chicken Run Supreme on Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:39 pm

For those of a certain generation, Bonzo and Brooking epitomise everything that was great about our club. Mooro was still playing for us when I first started going (April '73) but I really don't remember much from those handful of games I saw him for us but Trev and Bill were there as a constant up to the mid 80's and we will never see their likes again sadly.
My mum's favourite was always Geno and I remember taking my parents to see Norwich at the Boleyn a few years back and he was signing autographs near the club shop. My mother who was in he early 70's was star struck and I had to ask him to sign her programme. He would have stayed there all day signing autographs if they let him. Always a gentleman.
My two all-time heroes, the artist and the hardman. Brooking always said Bonzo was his minder on the pitch.
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Re: good old days..

Postby cockney hammer on Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:30 am

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Re: good old days..

Postby Polaroid on Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:55 am

Great that this thread has been re-ignited.

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I reckon Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't need to go on 'Who Do You Think You Are?' to trace his Great Grandfather :wink:
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Re: good old days..

Postby cockney hammer on Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:14 am

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