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    O/T Auto electrician recommendation?

    I'm looking at getting a dash cam for the car and need it fitting (I don't have the required skills). Halfords will do it for £35, but there are some very (ahem) varied reviews of their work around. Can anyone recommend a local specialist who'll do a proficient, neat job? Based in St.Annes.
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    O/T R.I.P. Iain Pattinson

    Very sad to learn of the death of comedy writer Iain Pattinson, probably best known for writing the innuendo-fuelled scripts for I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue for very many years. Samantha and Sven will be speechless. As one of the heartfelt tributes in the attachment says, if you ever laughed at...
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    Nice one, Fonz...

    ...donating £100 a couple of days ago to Ross Jones's (BFC Head of Sports Science) November marathon in aid of Prostate Cancer 👍 https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/ross-jones12
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    O/T Royal Variety Performance 2020 will be at Blackpool Opera House

    Great publicity for the town, just when it needs it. https://www.visitblackpool.com/latest-news/the-royal-variety-performance-2020/
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    Nile Ranger signs for United....

    That's AC United, of the Barnet Sunday League 😮 https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/54574522
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    20 second challenge

    Go on, have a go...
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    Tuesday Sports Quiz #20 - answers added

    25 questions from across the sporting spectrum, this week with a Welsh flavour. Answers later today. Good luck! 1 Which Welsh club played a Cup Winners’ Cup quarter-final in 1981 while in the bottom half of the third tier? 2 Who was the captain of the British & Irish Lions against Argentina in...
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    Ethan Robson (Sunderland)

    23 year old midfielder, a Sunderland youth product. Portsmouth's version of Scrafton reckons they're after him...but they're not the only ones. Portsmouth and Oxford-linked midfielder Ethan Robson in demand after Sunderland departure with Ipswich, Fleetwood and Blackpool also keen. Pompey will...
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    Tuesday Sports Quiz #19 - now with answers

    Today's teasers are all about sporting comebacks. I'll nip back with the answers late this afternoon. Good luck! 1 By what score did Charlton Athletic beat Huddersfield Town in December 1957 when they made a dramatic comeback despite playing with ten men for 75 minutes because of an injury? 2...
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    20/21 fixtures to be announced...

    ..."by August 21st" according to reports. That's just 3 weeks before the scheduled start. So clubs will be scrambling to arrange away travel & hotels. And with a shortened season, there'll be more midweek matches.
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    Tuesday Sports Quiz #18 - complete with answers

    * Bolshie Aussie mode on * G’day, ya Pommie bastards! So ya think ya know about Oceania sport? Do ya? Then give these a whirl. I’m as busy as a one-armed taxi-driver with crabs today, so give me a break, I’ll stick the answers on early evening. * Bolshie Aussie mode off * 1 Two South...
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    Tuesday Sports Quiz #17 - complete with answers

    This week it’s all about South American futbol. Good luck! 1 Of the ten members of the South American confederation Conmebol, which one has never qualified for a men’s World Cup? 2 Mark Hateley had just finished 16th in the second tier with which club when he scored in England’s 2-0 win away to...
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    Gilks to Horwich

    It's been reported that Gilksy is in talks to become their GK coach. https://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/18573319.bolton-turn-ex-rangers-blackpool-keeper-new-coach/ Evo's taken his assistant with him from Barrow, Peter Atherton. But I wonder if he might bring in other Blackpool teammates as...
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    O/T - Awards for two brave lads

    I haven't seen this posted previously, apologies if it has. Remember that crash on Devonshire Road that was the subject of a thread on here a couple of weeks ago? The two lads who pulled a mother & daughter out of one of the cars have had their quick action recognised by the police...
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    Tuesday Sports Quiz – 7th July - Answers added

    A baker's dozen of questions this week, all about African football. And there’s another gimme for Seasiders 🍊 1 Which is the only African men’s football team to have played England twice at the World Cup? 2 Watford’s Nathaniel Chalobah, who played football for England in 2018, was born in...
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    Tuesday Sports Quiz #15 – 40s theme - now with answers

    It’s all about sportsmen & women in their 40s this week. There’s a couple of gimmes for Pool fans 🍊 - and one for Giro, if he’s lurking 🐑 Answers later today. 1 Who appeared for Scotland in the 1970s, scored at both ends in an FA Cup final in the 1980s and played for Swansea City at 43 in the...
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    Tuesday Sports Quiz #14 - now with answers

    Time to pick your sporting brains again - good luck! All the answers will go on late this afternoon. 1 Who was sent off on his debut as Rangers player-manager away to Hibernian in August 1986? 2 In rugby union, which England debutant set his country’s record for points in an international? 3...
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    O/T Short film "Blackpool in 1974", 12.15pm today

    Just been tipped off about this, no idea if it's any good. On Talking Pictures (Freeview #81).
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    Tuesday Sports Quiz #13 - answers now added

    I scored 8 ½ on these, so they must be fairly gettable 🙂 - good luck! I’ll add the answers late this afternoon. 1 Excluding other home nations, which team have England faced the most in qualifying matches for the men’s football World Cup and European Championship? 2 Which England opener made...
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    Tuesday Sports Quiz #12 - complete with answers

    Just 15 questions this week – hope you get more than my measly four right! Answers will go on later today. 1 Which team won League Cup finals against second-tier opponents in 1981, 1995, 2001 and 2012? 2 Which Durham wicketkeeper dropped Brian Lara on 18 en route to his 501 not out? 3 In rugby...
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