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Re: terrible news

Post by 1964white » Sat May 05, 2018 9:58 pm

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Sat May 05, 2018 9:28 pm
Apparently his surgery has gone well, and he will be recovering in intensive care for some time. I do hope he pulls through. I met him in the summer of 2009 at Chester Races, and found him to be warm and funny, and he was a real football (and racing) man. When he found out I was a Leeds fan, he had special words about the club and its fans, and told me to stick with them, as they were a proper football club, and would soon be back in the top division He might have been wrong about the last bit, but I wish him and his family all the best for the future.
Lovely to hear Fergie's thoughts on Leeds United :tup:

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Re: terrible news

Post by fred » Sat May 05, 2018 10:22 pm

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Re: terrible news

Post by Ronan » Sat May 05, 2018 10:34 pm

fred wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 7:19 pm
We are all mortals. No reason for me to sympathise with Alex Ferguson more than witth any other human being I`ve never known personally.
Probably would have been better not to have posted at all.

Get well soon Fergie
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Re: terrible news

Post by fred » Sat May 05, 2018 10:35 pm

Ronan wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 10:34 pm
Probably would have been better not to have posted at all.
Yes, that was the third option...maybe the best (to keep the truth to oneself.)
(Social rituals I tend to be sceptical against, as they are soo easy to perform.)
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Re: terrible news

Post by Ronan » Sat May 05, 2018 10:37 pm

fred wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 10:35 pm
Yes, that was the third option...maybe the best (to keep the truth to oneself.)
Indeed.
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Re: terrible news

Post by fred » Sat May 05, 2018 10:41 pm

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Sat May 05, 2018 10:37 pm
Indeed.
Yeah, maybe. I`m just not the nice guy I guess.

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Re: terrible news

Post by whiteswan » Sat May 05, 2018 11:09 pm

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Also worth remembering he went to the funeral of Don Revie.

And rushed back from Italy to go to Billy Bremners funeral to.

And he spoke of "hoping" we would be back in the Premiership soon and that it was "sad" what had happened to Leeds United.

Football rivalry means nothing at times like this.
What a Top post Cjay! I remember him rushing back to get to Billy's funeral as well......didn't go home...just got back to see Billy 'off'....

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Re: terrible news

Post by whiteswan » Sat May 05, 2018 11:28 pm

fred wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 7:19 pm
We are all mortals. No reason for me to sympathise with Alex Ferguson more than witth any other human being I`ve never known personally.
I do understand your sentiments fred, but, seriously, stating that you wouldn't sympathise with any human being you've never known personally (serious question) would you feel the same way if any member of MOT (that you've never known personally) ended up in a similar situation. Just wondered, that's all....?

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Re: terrible news

Post by faaip » Sat May 05, 2018 11:34 pm

fred wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 10:35 pm
Yes, that was the third option...maybe the best (to keep the truth to oneself.)
(Social rituals I tend to be sceptical against, as they are soo easy to perform.)
I never post on these unless I mean it, a lot of respect for Sir Alex up there with the Don and Bob
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Re: terrible news

Post by whiteswan » Sat May 05, 2018 11:41 pm

faaip wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 11:34 pm
I never post on these unless I mean it, a lot of respect for Sir Alex up there with the Don and Bob
With you faaip.....

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Re: terrible news

Post by fred » Sun May 06, 2018 12:22 am

faaip wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 11:34 pm
I never post on these unless I mean it, a lot of respect for Sir Alex up there with the Don and Bob
Accepted. My point being that it is easy said, but not necessary very deep going.
My intentions wasn`t to disrespect him. I wish noone harm or death (exceptions evident).
Nor was I claiming that specific comments weren`t meant as they were made.

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Re: terrible news

Post by faaip » Sun May 06, 2018 12:34 am

fred wrote:
Sun May 06, 2018 12:22 am
Accepted. My point being that it is easy said, but not necessary very deep going.
My intentions wasn`t to disrespect him. I wish noone harm or death (exceptions evident).
Nor was I claiming that specific comments weren`t meant as they were made.
No judgement from me Fred.
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Re: terrible news

Post by fred » Sun May 06, 2018 12:46 am

whiteswan wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 11:28 pm
I do understand your sentiments fred, but, seriously, stating that you wouldn't sympathise with any human being you've never known personally (serious question) would you feel the same way if any member of MOT (that you've never known personally) ended up in a similar situation. Just wondered, that's all....?
Isn`t my thread...sent a p.n.

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Re: terrible news

Post by hector » Sun May 06, 2018 5:12 am

radebe88 wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 8:59 pm
Keeping it civil.... he used the poor health of an old man to make a silly point I stand by my comment
Whatever you think of his comment or his opinions, there is no need to insult him, please do not do it again..

Thank you
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Re: terrible news

Post by eastyorkshirewhite » Sun May 06, 2018 5:40 am

fred wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 7:19 pm
We are all mortals. No reason for me to sympathise with Alex Ferguson more than witth any other human being I`ve never known personally.
did you not feel any sympathy for The Don,and Billy cos i dont suppose you knew them personally no family deserves to be put through an emergency like that

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Re: terrible news

Post by radebe88 » Sun May 06, 2018 6:27 am

hector wrote:
Sun May 06, 2018 5:12 am
Whatever you think of his comment or his opinions, there is no need to insult him, please do not do it again..

Thank you
Yeah well done. Leave people to disrespect critically ill people but take offense to the reaction it gets. Think about that for a minute

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Re: terrible news

Post by hector » Sun May 06, 2018 6:36 am

People are entitled to their opinions without being insulted..

All opinions are as valid as each other... You think about that..
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Re: terrible news

Post by radebe88 » Sun May 06, 2018 6:42 am

hector wrote:
Sun May 06, 2018 6:36 am
People are entitled to their opinions without being insulted..

All opinions are as valid as each other... You think about that..
And some opinions make people an idiot. Just my opinion

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Re: terrible news

Post by hector » Sun May 06, 2018 7:00 am

radebe88 wrote:
Sun May 06, 2018 6:42 am
And some opinions make people an idiot. Just my opinion
Perhaps they do...... Just don't tell them and things will be fine :)
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Re: terrible news

Post by beer belly bert » Sun May 06, 2018 7:50 am

1964white wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 9:07 pm
I hope not too EY

I'll be ashamed & embarrassed if a section of our fans show disrespect

Not only does Ferguson go down as of one of the greatest managers of all-time, folk have to remember he is a husband, father & grandad so everyone needs to show humanity

Hope Alex pulls through this serious condition, not good I should know as I've been there !
footballs moved on since the 70s / 80s Leon so fingers crossed we can show a bit of respect to the greatest manager footballs ever seen , its only going to take a couple of dick heads and the press will be looking to hang us , as others have posted , it goes deeper than football , a grandad , father , husband and friend to many , would hate to see him go out this way . cmon Fergie . :tup: :tup:

still hate Man utd though :)
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