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RELATED TO but not exactly NIMBY NEIGHBOURS Thread

#1
In compliance with PTP's request to ease the load on the original thread.
David Beckham would not give you the steam off his sh1t, let alone any of the other ball kicking overpaid brass studs who get paid fractionally less but still a lot more than they are worth.
If it needs doing WE will have to do it.
Spot the football fan?
 
#3
woolyback_bastard said:
Love the comment, don't know what the hell to say to that.
When did you ever know a British pop star or footballer or such ever put their hands in their overstuffed pockets?
 
#4
still21inmymind said:
woolyback_bastard said:
Love the comment, don't know what the hell to say to that.
When did you ever know a British pop star or footballer or such ever put their hands in their overstuffed pockets?
Gary Barlow sponsored my sister £20 for the london marathon, i sponsored her £30. And i'm tight.
 
#5
still21inmymind said:
woolyback_bastard said:
Love the comment, don't know what the hell to say to that.
When did you ever know a British pop star or footballer or such ever put their hands in their overstuffed pockets?
Only for "cool" causes like Band Aid and Make Poverty History. Not that they're not entirely laudable (if futile), just showing concern for injured Service personnell is quite uncool and wont do anything for their careers.
 
#6
I never have, they don't live in the real world. Over paid for doing very little if anything.
As for Beckham, Gerrard and co, I love football but there is no justification for what they earn.
 
#7
You lot are a bunch of twats, since I came on here for first time a few days I ago I haven't laughed so much in ages.
My missus is getting pissed off
 
#8
woolyback_bastard said:
You lot are a bunch of ****, since I came on here for first time a few days I ago I haven't laughed so much in ages.
My missus is getting pissed off
Sorry, tell her it's better than being pissed on, not as good as being pissed up :D
 
#10
Although in fairness to Beckham he has set up a charitable foundation which is doing some very good things in deprived areas of the world, as well as working for UNICEF and other charities.

He raises far more money for these causes than just using it as a tax dodge.
 
#11
When Niall Quinn had his testamonial (Sunderland v Rep of Ireland if my memory is correct), he gave the whole lot away to charities.

About 1 million pounds I think.

There are some good ones out there - just not very many.
 
#13
Duncan Ferguson ex Everton hard man was a regular financial supporter and visitor at Alder Hey Children's Hospital, he would often drop in after training to spend some time with the kid's.
 

oldbaldy

LE
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#14
verticalgyro said:
Santa_Sunday said:
When Niall Quinn had his testamonial (Sunderland v Rep of Ireland if my memory is correct), he gave the whole lot away to charities.

About 1 million pounds I think.

There are some good ones out there - just not very many.
Gary Kelly did the same - Oirish Examiner Article - Although, it has to be said, those are the exceptions that prove the rest of the cnuts are indeed, tight barstewards.
Disco Pants was the first:
http://www.niall-quinn.com/news/news10a.shtml

Good on the rest as well.
 

elovabloke

ADC
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#15
Dread said:
Although in fairness to Beckham he has set up a charitable foundation which is doing some very good things in deprived areas of the world, as well as working for UNICEF and other charities.

He raises far more money for these causes than just using it as a tax dodge.
The a lot of the England football team have now stated that all their wages earned whilst on England duty is to go to charity. I'm sure if someone whith the right connections could get in touch they would be only to happy to support military charities.
 

mysteron

LE
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#16
Chaps,

What about targetting those who do the CSE shows and Grip n' Grins? Let's get the ball rolling that way. Lee Hurst, Jim Davidson are just 2 that spring to mind.

The other thought was those rubber wrist jobbies and trying to get some celeb's wearing them for awareness? Been tried and worked before.
 

Biped

LE
Book Reviewer
#17
Can we have a suggested list of people we can speak to for their support for the SSAFA project and/or donations?

Andy McNab must have a few sovs by now!
 
#18
would it kill the footballers to lose a days wage every month and give it to the NSPCC or something equally deserving
 
#19
and i am eating sugared almonds
 

elovabloke

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#20
burnleybootboy said:
would it kill the footballers to lose a days wage every month and give it to the NSPCC or something equally deserving
I'd rather we looked at military charities. We may not like (well actually I'm green with envey) what they get as pocket money every week but they are always very quick to shove there hands in their pockets and assist. I believe Frank Lampard is looking at something for one of the lads at Selly Oak at the moment.

The trick would be getting the right people to contact them and I would suggest the charities themselves.
 

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