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    GraemeS replied to the thread Tattoos In Football.
    I'm not trying to be contrary here, and the advice is clearly outdated. But he was absolutely right to identify that "projecting...
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    GraemeS replied to the thread Tattoos In Football.
    I think it was in literally my very first observation and also, it didn't make it into the report so I just let it go.
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    GraemeS reacted to Anubis's post in the thread Tattoos In Football with Like Like.
    100%, hopefully that was the point I was agreeing with, discrimination, for thats exactly what it is, is horribly rife its all a...
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    GraemeS replied to the thread Tattoos In Football.
    But this is my point - Clatts was so good that I think he was going to make it anyway. Had a number of on and off-field controversies...
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    GraemeS replied to the thread Tattoos In Football.
    I've been told before that my hair was too long to "generate the required respect". Old fashioned views from old school observers, but...
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    GraemeS reacted to Ben448844's post in the thread Referee retention idea with Like Like.
    The perception of referees needs to change from the top. Let them speak to the media. Let them have personalities. Actually punish...
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    GraemeS reacted to socal lurker's post in the thread U12 academy match with Like Like.
    This isn't just drafting parents to be club lines, it is training the volunteers to be referees. All the refs on the game are...
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    GraemeS reacted to JamesL's post in the thread LUFC V LFC with Like Like.
    It's text book SFP imo. Did he lunge? yes. Was it from behind? yes. Was the players safety endangered? yes. Any player who lunges at an...
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    GraemeS replied to the thread U12 academy match.
    I don't quite follow the distinction between a parent who's "volun-told" to run the line and our UK system of Club AR's, possible...
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    GraemeS replied to the thread Everton v Burnley.
    What you describe in your first few lines is a redefinition of Careless. And that's fine. In the Euros they redefined C and said that...
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    GraemeS reacted to Justylove's post in the thread Referee retention idea with Like Like.
    I see 2 types of bad behaviour issues: 1) Where it's a small number of people in a specific team, most of the others don't condone the...
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    GraemeS replied to the thread Everton v Burnley.
    Exactly. This is just the FA trying to do something that's been trialled in Europe and making a mess of it. Again. It's supposed to be...
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    GraemeS reacted to st john's post in the thread Everton v Burnley with Like Like.
    I'm sorry but what I've seen so far the Premiership referees have got it totally wrong this season The talk after the Euro's was about...
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    GraemeS reacted to RefIADad's post in the thread LUFC V LFC with Like Like.
    Classic example of what players think is correct and what is actually correct being completely different. I had a game a couple of years...
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    GraemeS replied to the thread U12 academy match.
    Yeah, I think @socal lurker might well be on to something there. When I was starting out, I alternated middles with running the line...
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