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Bjornebye

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  1. Hypothetical of course but a discussion happening on the transfer thread.
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    Stig Inge Bjornebye

    https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/third-liverpool-player-who-backed-15206088 But 21 years on it has been revealed how another Anfield favourite stood shoulder to shoulder with the striking dockers on the Seaforth picket line. It's a beautifully crafted tale written by Mike Henson on The Set Pieces site . And it highlights the unexpected social conscience displayed by Norwegian international Stig Inge Bjornebye who made 184 appearances for the Reds between 1992 and 1999. Now Sporting director at Rosenborg, Bjornebye explained: “It was a small visit. I took them by surprise after training one day. I was curious about the strike and the reasons behind it, so I went there and stopped for a bit. We were very privileged to play professional football and you had a situation where people are out of a job. “I was the one asking questions, because they were there every day. We had a good conversation. I remember it as a positive experience for me and for them.” Mike Henson also spoke to Tony Nelson, one of those who met Bjørnebye that day. And he added: “The thing we all liked was that there was nothing to Stig Inge’s visit. He just tagged himself to the end of the picket line of about 200 people. He never spoke to anyone beforehand or announced he was coming. “People started recognising him straight away but he was a quiet man, very understated. He just wanted to offer his support – not as a footballer particularly, just as a human being. “Other celebrities who came down would come right into the middle and speak to me or some of the other lads and ask about morale and the like, but not him. He wasn’t there to wear the shirt, or do this or that; he was there because he was Stig Inge Bjørnebye and he had a conscience.” The popular full-back made his decision to visit the picket line after asking team-mate Fowler what the strike was all about. “It’s always been important from my growing up to be aware of what’s going on around you,” Bjørnebye added. “Robbie was a local boy and when he did that gesture, I asked him a few questions about it. It was a bit of a discussion in the dressing room after the match if I remember right. “Some players want to think football and breathe football all the time to get through the training and matches. I am a little bit the opposite. I needed other things to occupy my mind with. “If I can contribute to people outside of football, and to political or cultural causes, that’s a thing I will do from time to time. I wouldn’t say I am an activist, but it’s important to care about other people as well.”
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    Monarchy

    As long as the chimpanzee is white caucasian of course
  4. Very few players leave this club with hatred from the fans. Very very few.
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    The GF's Favourite Ever Song - Semi Final - 1

    Code fuming on Dale Street when he heard Nile Rodgers & Chic were headlining the pier head
  6. Pick your top 3 strips home or away, Non Liverpool from the PL Era. Nominations close on Tuesday, Midday. (Sorry Tony, we will do an all time one, let's get there first)
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    Monarchy

    An instant death at a young age from a woman who had left the royal circle..... It's not comparable. I fully expect an absolute outpouring of emotion on a scale this country has never seen and yet another chance for the tories to jump on the Britain is Great rhetoric.
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    Coronavirus

    Deserves its own thread and quite frankly I wish everyone the best. x
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    Boxing 2021

    Should be a big year particularly for the heavyweight division. That panorama documentary is on IPlayer and needs a watch.
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    The Streaming Services Thread

    Is the other one Tommy?!
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    The Streaming Services Thread

    Power is still on Netflix but I've seen that however the spin off with Ghosts son I need to watch, cheers for the reminder
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    The Streaming Services Thread

    We took a free Starz trial out the other day to watch Godfather of Harlem. What else is on there? I haven't looked
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    January 2022 Transfer Thread

    Needs a poll
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    Fit Birds Who Fly Under the Radar

    That Florence Pugh is amazing. Saw her in a film set in Scotland called Malevolent. Film was pretty shit but she made it an easy 8/10. Stunning girl
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    Other Football 2021/22

    Another player I was gutted when we didn't sign him but eventually glad we hadn't.
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    The Streaming Services Thread

    She's got Amazon prime but I find it hard to navigate, the free to me stuff and the algorithms are shite. It does have some very good stuff on though and some mad documentaries. Netflix is very good. You do get lots of good stuff on IPlayer and ITV Hub to be fair, particularly decent dramas.
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