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  1. Jason H

    Cricket 2019

    Abbott misses out on taking 18 wickets by catching van der Merwe, but does finish with 17 and the best FC bowling figures since Jim Laker in '56.
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    Cricket 2019

    Abbott comes back and immediately takes his 7th wicket in the innings and 16th of the match. If he takes the final two wickets he would be the first player ever to finish up with 18 wickets in an 11-a-side FC match (and 2nd best of all-time behind Jim Laker). Two other players have taken 18 in...
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    Cricket 2019

    Gosh, Somerset motored off but have come to a shuddering halt, now 95/5.
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    How good are Exeter?

    There is that - IIRC their previous game saw them draw with Bolton's youth team.
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    How good are Exeter?

    I must admit to having been rather pessimistic prior to the start of the season, probably more so after the Coventry EFL Cup defeat. However, we seem to be beginning to purr, and long may it continue.
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    September 2019 Points Prediction Thread

    I'm out, and I couldn't be happier!
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    Politics Today

    Here you go, and from the Grauniad no less: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/02/britons-more-sold-on-immigration-benefits-than-other-europeans
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    Obituary Thread

    Former Rangers player Fernando Ricksen, from MND, aged just 43.
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    Politics Today

    Plaid have announced this week they too would go full revocation. I *think* (without checking) that has been the SNP position all along.
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    Manager Thread redux

    I did wonder this as I saw the goals raining in on the videprinter on SSN. The natives were very restless when we beat them, let alone getting stuffed 4-zip at home.
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    Politics Today

    You're right on all counts, although as I've maintained all along were a party to campaign in an election on a manifesto pledge to either cancel Brexit or, had it happened, to apply to rejoin, and they won said election on this basis, then fair enough.
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    Politics Today

    By then we might have had an election which could alter the dynamic one way or the other. Apparently there has been a lot of anger in the wobbly "People's Vote" coalition about the Lib Dems' new position this week - as well as quite a bit from within the Lib Dem ranks themselves.
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    Politics Today

    Some have argued that technically Boris could hand the letter over, then cry "VETO" - but I believe this isn't actually true.
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    Politics Today

    The law passed the other week only requires Boris to go to the EU and ask for an extension to January. If (and I accept it's a massive if) the EU tells Boris to FRO, No Deal remains the default position.
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    Politics Today

    For the umpteenth time, no deal isn't now illegal.
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