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by NT Hammer
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: The Snug
Topic: Controversial Question?
Replies: 57
Views: 1289

Re: Controversial Question?

Crisp packet colours - salt & vinegar blue , cheese & onion green , or salt & vinegar green , cheese & onion blue ? Salt & Vinegar should be blue Cheese & Onion should be green Prawn Cocktail should be pink I still struggle here in Australia I have to check the packet They don’t have Walkers but th...
by NT Hammer
Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: The Sports Bar
Topic: Rugby Union World Cup.
Replies: 452
Views: 7562

Re: Rugby Union World Cup.

Absolutely and I will happily admit to having cheered them on in several games. Yes there were. Oh dear, we're not going to start this again are we? Joe Cokanasiga moved to England before he was a year old FFS. How about.... Hadleigh Parkes (NZ) George North (Born in England) Ross Moriarty (Born in...
by NT Hammer
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: The Snug
Topic: The end of TOTS
Replies: 61
Views: 2100

Re: The end of TOTS

It's funny - we'd often hire coaches to take us to other nightclubs in Essex that were to all intents and purposes identical to TOTS. Same drinks, identical music, same sort of people. But we thought it was a right adventure. Funny you say I remember ( I wasn’t out this night ) but a group of mates...
by NT Hammer
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: The Snug
Topic: The end of TOTS
Replies: 61
Views: 2100

Re: The end of TOTS

Used to drink in the Steamer Friday lunchtimes - pop down there from school to get ready for the weekend. The Lion and Lamb (what became Dukes) was my regular, although the Saracens, the Fleece and the Plough were all happy serving us 16/17-year olds. Would follow-up with a visit to the burger van ...
by NT Hammer
Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: The Snug
Topic: The end of TOTS
Replies: 61
Views: 2100

Re: The end of TOTS

Never went to TOTS Being a Chelmsford lad it was Dukes for many many years with a bit of Zues thrown in now and again Once I got older it was Reds as older crowd and easier to pull lol As Chelmsford area lads we couldn’t be bothered to go to Southend . Plus I’d had a few mates go out there & just fo...
by NT Hammer
Sat Oct 26, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: The Sports Bar
Topic: Rugby Union World Cup.
Replies: 452
Views: 7562

Re: Rugby Union World Cup.

Great performance
by NT Hammer
Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: The Sports Bar
Topic: Rugby Union World Cup.
Replies: 452
Views: 7562

Re: Rugby Union World Cup.

wolf359 wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:27 am
Great to beat the Aussies in any sport, even better to send them home.


Spot on :thup:
even better when you live in Australia :lol:
by NT Hammer
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: The Snug
Topic: Going Underground! (the train & public transport thread)
Replies: 112
Views: 3006

Re: Going Underground! (the train & public transport thread)

Good thread very interesting I used to work for TFL one of the jobs I did was travel to bus garages all across London taking statements ( on behalf of the Met Police ) , for bus garage or stations employees that had been assaulted or a witness to a crime It was really Interesting but also worrying t...
by NT Hammer
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If there was no West Ham ?
Replies: 82
Views: 3180

Re: If there was no West Ham ?

Without question Chelmsford City

If and if it had to be a professional league team then Colchester United.


If we suddenly went bust and no Phoenix club arose from that as I’d have lost interest so I love cricket so Essex CCC would be my team
by NT Hammer
Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: The Sports Bar
Topic: Somerset v Essex: County Championship decider
Replies: 78
Views: 1311

Re: Somerset v Essex: County Championship decider

Great stuff
A fantastic season for Essex
by NT Hammer
Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rivalries
Replies: 19
Views: 956

Re: Rivalries

Definitely depends on where you grew up , generational , family or circumstances that happen For me the stable dislikes all the time Tottenham Man Utd Chelsea Millwall Other teams can become a dislike for a period due to various happenings etc . In the last 30 plus years had periods of dislike for A...
by NT Hammer
Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: The Sports Bar
Topic: England Cricket Summer 2019 ODI World Cup and Ashes
Replies: 2877
Views: 38843

Re: England Cricket Summer 2019 ODI World Cup and Ashes

Great stuff from Essex :scarfer:

Now for the double with the county championship

It’s like the glory days of the 80’s & early 90’s
by NT Hammer
Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reece Oxford
Replies: 1745
Views: 288446

Re: Reece Oxford

Mind you, we have never sold on a youngster that has come back to bite us. Junior Stanislas might have nibbled at bit. Sean Maguire may have or may have the potential, but his injuries seem to be messing that up! I’m being a bit perdantic although not sold but released Ray Houghton. Probably most s...
by NT Hammer
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Easier if I supported.....
Replies: 42
Views: 1985

Re: Easier if I supported.....

I could have so easily been a Liverpool supporter Firstly my dad was a Liverpool supporter since 1958 & my grandad an Ipswich fan since the war , Despite my other grandad coming from Stepney he would go and watch Charlton never knew why So no West Ham family connection as such and aged 5 I recall fo...
by NT Hammer
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "You Are My West Ham" ("You Are My Sunshine")
Replies: 47
Views: 2185

Re: "You Are My West Ham" ("You Are My Sunshine")

You are my West Ham
My only West Ham
You make me happy when sky’s are grey
You’ll never know just how much I love you
Until you take my West Ham away
La la la la la la la la la la la
La la la la la la la la
West Ham

If I recall around late 80’s early 90’s sung quite often
by NT Hammer
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: The Sports Bar
Topic: England Cricket Summer 2019 ODI World Cup and Ashes
Replies: 2877
Views: 38843

Re: England Cricket Summer 2019 ODI World Cup and Ashes

I see the Aussies are taking it well. :D https://www.news.com.au/sport/cricket/cricket-world-screams-for-rule-changes-after-world-cup-joke/news-story/164de30fbd569ad6558d6bdcfbd0a44f" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; How fantastic that was...
by NT Hammer
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just how big could West Ham be?
Replies: 91
Views: 4760

Re: Just how big could West Ham be?

The potential has always been there & we’ve had various opportunities missed but then a lot of clubs can argue that Unfortunately ours after the 1966 World Cup looking back is a massive unique opportunity missed . Times were different When I was at school in Chelmsford throughout the 80’s & very ear...
by NT Hammer
Wed May 22, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who should you really support?
Replies: 202
Views: 8029

Re: Who should you really support?

Birth - Epping . I believe Tottenham is about 1 mile closer than Upton Park was . Live - Darwin , Australia So Port Darwin as they play in claret & blue Professional club Adelaide United been to one game but it’s approximately 3,000 kilometres away Nearest over the years at least semi professional W...
by NT Hammer
Tue May 21, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The greatest English Footballer of all time (WHU related)
Replies: 61
Views: 2384

Re: The greatest English Footballer of all time (WHU related)

I think Greaves gets massively underrated. His ridiculous European club goal scoring record was only broken by Messi and Ronaldo last year. Had he played in 1966 but for injury I think he’d be viewed differently. I think I’m also correct that his goals per game ratio for England is miles ahead of a...
by NT Hammer
Tue May 21, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The greatest English Footballer of all time (WHU related)
Replies: 61
Views: 2384

Re: The greatest English Footballer of all time (WHU related)

Interesting subject & some great points made so far I never saw Bobby in the flesh . All round package greatest England player then yes . He was captain of our only World Cup winners How do you define greatest could it be greatest in there position they played George Best & Gazza undoubtedly had suc...