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AWD last won the day on October 27 2013

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    Keynsham, near Bristol
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    Active and exciting weather. Sea fishing and eating said fish. Liverpool Football Club, past and present,
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    Storms, Gales, frost, fog & snow

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  1. If ever there is a true example of a "washout weekend", this is it. I don't think I've literally seen it stop raining yet, & looking at the radar, I don't think I will for a while. Should have just worked overtime.
  2. AWD

    World Cup 2018

    Regardless of the result on Wednesday, when England do return home (which won't be next week anyway, whatever happens) they can come home with their heads held high. They've done more this year than the previous "golden generation" have ever done. They've rejuvenated English football. They have reconnected with English football fans and they played with maturity and determination. You can see these lads are proud to wear the England shirt. They still have things to learn, improvements to be made but a lot of this will come from experience and preservation. When England last got to the Semi Finals of a world cup, I was just a little kid. I have no memories of 1990. Since then, I haven't been too interested in England as a football team, due to the constant disappointment and immaturity. I have always supported my country, just never too publicly. But now I can honestly say I'm proud to be an England fan. Whatever happens from here on in, they have done me & many other England fans proud. I actually believe............. IT COULD, JUST COULD, BE COMING HOME!
  3. AWD

    World Cup 2018

    I'm sure Colombia, Croatia & Switzerland are thinking exactly the same too. FWIW, I don't think England are any better (or much worse to be fair) than the other teams there. They are all well established World Cup & Euro Championship teams, regularly making it to the finals of both tournaments but never really posing a threat to win either tournament. England have a chance, but they will have to be at their very best, and even then, they will need some luck to get past a few of those teams, starting with Colombia first, who I think, as with many South American teams, are going to be very difficult to beat. I make Colombia very slight favourites.
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    World Cup 2018

  5. I'm having a day out at Chessington today. Been glancing at the radar between rides. I can't work out if the storm over North Kent is heading towards me or moving more NW towards London and Watford etc.
  6. AWD

    England Football Team

    Kyle Walker plays for Man City.
  7. AWD

    Premier League Discussion

    Yes, if Arsenal win Europa League, they go into CL as Europa League winners. The top 4 would also still enter the CL via the usual route, giving England the maximum 5 teams in the CL. This only changes if both the Europa League winners and CL winners are from the same country and have not qualified via their respective league position. You cannot have 6 teams from the same country in the CL, so the Europa League winners would qualify, the CL winners would qualify and then the top 3 would qualify, making the maximum 5 team allocation.
  8. AWD

    Premier League Discussion

    Just looked into this coincidentally. My understanding is any one country can have up to 5 competing teams in the CL. Therefore, should Arsenal win the Europa League, this shouldn't effect the usual top 4 qualification still. http://www.skysports.com/football/news/11096/11253406/how-european-qualification-is-affected-by-the-efl-cup-and-beyond
  9. AWD

    UEFA Champions League

    Brilliant news!
  10. Yay!!! Warm rain instead of cold rain.
  11. Yeah, some heavy snow heading into Warwickshire & Worcestershire along with some moderate - heavy snow around Hampshire & Dorset. Lighter snow along the M4 corridor into Wiltshire & BANES.
  12. I *think* we are starting to see the intensity of the PPN weaken around the M4 corridor now. Hampshire into Dorset are still on course to receive something a little heavier though.
  13. Just delete this garbage please, having problems tonight with latest Huawei update.
  14. 12z EURO4 shows the possibilities of widespread light snow over much of southern England later this evening into the night; Some places might be lucky enough to get another 1cm - 3cm of additional snow on top of what places have received today.