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Re: Indie Pop Football

Post by sweepingthenation » Sat Dec 24, 2011 6:46 pm

As the natural conclusion to something, Pat Nevin did a show on 6 Music this morning. Graeme Le Saux rings in, the POBPAH reference is acknowledged and everyone you'd expect from Nevin (bar the Fall) gets played.

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Re: Indie Pop Football

Post by carney » Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:10 pm

Probable new Everton signing Nikica Jelavic wears a dufflecoat.

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Re: Indie Pop Football

Post by humblebee » Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:38 pm

carney wrote:Probable new Everton signing Nikica Jelavic wears a dufflecoat.
Fine work.

I was delighted, during one of Georges Santos' several suspensions, when he turned up in the stands one day and sat among the Grimsby fans while sporting a particularly fine duffel. He was much too big and strong a lad to be indiepop, but the coat suited him very well.

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Re: Indie Pop Football

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Re: Indie Pop Football

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Re: Indie Pop Football

Post by andyswapsie » Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:05 pm

I saw Leighton Baines at the Euros Childs gig in Liverpool last night. He left before Euros came onstage though (after Bill Ryder Jones had played). So y'know, this anecdote (if you can call it that) probably doesn't belong in this thread after all.

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Re: Indie Pop Football

Post by humblebee » Tue Jun 09, 2015 10:10 am

Why yes, Anorak, since you ask, that *was* 'Big' by New Fast Automatic Daffodils playing in the background during the section on the Australia team, just before their game against the USA in the women's World Cup, on the BBC last night.

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Re: Indie Pop Football

Post by humblebee » Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:32 am

After their recent game at Cheltenham, the Braintree Town players shook the hands of all 30 of their fans who made the trip there to support them:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34463586

This is the sort of thing I've often done when playing an indiepop gig, but I've never heard of it at the football before. Bravo!

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