Adrian Durham - Talk Sport

Is it time to starve this **** of the oxygen he so desperately desires and lock this shit?


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shelfmonkey

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I wrote this: "In a word: no. We're consumers of a product provided by an organisation. If we don't like the product provided by that organisation, we have one 'right' and one only: we can choose not to buy that product." Then you said "That is so fucking wrong". I asked you to tell me why. You haven't. You've just stated an irrelevance. I said in my original post about emotional investment.

If I'm "so fucking wrong" about our rights being the same with Spurs as they are with a supermarket, tell me why. You won't, because you can't.
You're banging on about 'rights', what are you some lunatic leftie? The club has a 'duty' toward the fans and should act accordingly, imo.
 

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You're banging on about 'rights', what are you some lunatic leftie? The club has a 'duty' toward the fans and should act accordingly, imo.
I'll let the stupid personal remark slide; it says enough about you without any further comment.

I'm 'banging on' about rights because it was the subject of a post to which I responded. You said I was wrong and I challenged you to prove it. Now you're changing the subject because you can't back up what you said.

I'm wasting my time with you. Say what you like now, I won't bother responding again.
 

'O Zio

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That is just SO fucking wrong and a massive indication as to what is wrong with football and an increasing number of fans nowadays!! We're NOT customers of a fucking supermarket, we are fans!! Just because football has decided to turn itself into a monsterous money making ogre doesn't mean we fans have to roll out the corporate bollocks on their behalf and so legitamising the ogre's ruination of our beloved game in their OWN corporate interests!! Some people just don't fucking get what supporting your football club is about these days!!!
I agree with you on that point. However I don't think that being a supporter entitles us to know the inner workings of the club. They're kept secretive for good reason. If the supporters know about what we're doing transfer-wise, what's going on in the dressing room etc. then by default the wider public knows about it as well, which is clearly not a good situation to be in
 

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In a word: no. We're consumers of a product provided by an organisation. If we don't like the product provided by that organisation, we have one 'right' and one only: we can choose not to buy that product. Not go go to matches or buy merchandise. The fact that we have an emotional attachment to the organisation is irrelevant.

You, and countless others, need to learn the difference between a right and a privilege.
And you need to learn not to lecture 'countless others' about what the words 'rights' and privileges' mean. These are your own interpretations which may not be the same as those of 'countless others'.

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I agree with you on that point. However I don't think that being a supporter entitles us to know the inner workings of the club. They're kept secretive for good reason. If the supporters know about what we're doing transfer-wise, what's going on in the dressing room etc. then by default the wider public knows about it as well, which is clearly not a good situation to be in
But how do you square that with the non-stop drip drip drip of 'information' being put out by the sports media. What responsibility do they have in telling us what's going on inside the club, the breakdown of personal relationships and any unrest in the dressing room, not to mention any rumbles of transfer activity, in or out...or even how much players are earning and the length of their contracts?

The question of our rights and privileges is currently being discussed between myself and Spud, but I'd say even if we both agree the supporters should expect neither of these for their money...we still get bombarded with all kinds of useless shit from the press, mainly to create controversy and conversation amongst us, so maybe as far as that goes, the press are satisfying our demand for info about what's going on inside the club anyway (if you can believe it).

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'O Zio

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But how do you square that with the non-stop drip drip drip of 'information' being put out by the sports media. What responsibility do they have in telling us what's going on inside the club, the breakdown of personal relationships and any unrest in the dressing room, not to mention any rumbles of transfer activity, in or out...or even how much players are earning and the length of their contracts?

The question of our rights and privileges is currently being discussed between myself and Spud, but I'd say even if we both agree the supporters should expect neither of these for their money...we still get bombarded with all kinds of useless shit from the press, mainly to create controversy and conversation amongst us, so maybe as far as that goes, the press are satisfying our demand for info about what's going on inside the club anyway (if you can believe it).

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Sorry mate you've lost me there. The sports media report of stories to get viewers and make money. I'm not sure how that really ties in to whether or not clubs should be obligated to keep supporters informed about the inner workings of the club.
 

Spurslove

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Sorry mate you've lost me there. The sports media report of stories to get viewers and make money. I'm not sure how that really ties in to whether or not clubs should be obligated to keep supporters informed about the inner workings of the club.
Sorry to sound a tad obtuse mate, that's not generally my way of doing things. I don't want this to drag out, but my point was that regardless of what we are entitled to get back from the club (maybe nothing as you suggest) we do get all sorts of inside information from the press, whether we choose to believe it or not, so one way or another, we do get the info from the club, only not directly. The press are just 'middle-men'. That's all really.

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Top Wumming from Durham yesterday evening regarding Son's goal...

- it wasn't that great
- Burnley players basically waved him through
- unlike Burnley not to put a tactical foul in
- Imagine the uproar from Spurs fans if a Burnley player put a challenge in on Son, like Son did on Andre Gomes

Don't know if anyone phoned in as they were talking about the boxing after that...
 

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Top Wumming from Durham yesterday evening regarding Son's goal...

- it wasn't that great
- Burnley players basically waved him through
- unlike Burnley not to put a tactical foul in
- Imagine the uproar from Spurs fans if a Burnley player put a challenge in on Son, like Son did on Andre Gomes

Don't know if anyone phoned in as they were talking about the boxing after that...
Well if they did phone in then they fell for it hook, line and sinker because that's exactly what he wants! People shouldn't take him too seriously - he just does it to generate calls, tweets and text messages. He was falling over himself to praise DL for appointing Mourinho a few weeks ago and saying what a major statement of intent it is.
 

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I know it wasn’t Tottenham related, but did anyone see that Durham said that celtic cheated because they had Fraser Forster in goal who is on loan from Southampton and went on a full rant because Celtic are only paying half his wages it should be called cheating.
Full blown **** that man
 

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I know it wasn’t Tottenham related, but did anyone see that Durham said that celtic cheated because they had Fraser Forster in goal who is on loan from Southampton and went on a full rant because Celtic are only paying half his wages it should be called cheating.
Full blown **** that man
Read the post above yours
 

midoshairband

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Top Wumming from Durham yesterday evening regarding Son's goal...

- it wasn't that great
- Burnley players basically waved him through
- unlike Burnley not to put a tactical foul in
- Imagine the uproar from Spurs fans if a Burnley player put a challenge in on Son, like Son did on Andre Gomes

Don't know if anyone phoned in as they were talking about the boxing after that...
basically, whatever general accepted consensus is on any given event etc, Durham will say the opposite to generate interest. he’s a top level WUM. i switch off when him and his idiot sidekick come on, as there’s not a single brain cell between them.
 

si_yidarmy

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You know he works for a company called bSkyB right? Talksport is Sky.... Murdochs etc. they say things to make people call in and rinse them for 13p a minute. The rein everyone in all the time. Even Jamie Redknapp does it now.... all puppets to the system sadly which most fans take way too seriously and get lured in to the circus that is Sky and all it's subsidiaries.
 
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