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  • mel posted a new activity comment 3 weeks, 5 days ago

    Perhaps rugby might be a good sport to look at for this, rather than football.

    I don’t think I can explain it very eloquently but I will try (probably because I am no longer familiar with the exact nuances of the rules).

    In rugby, during the game, part of the ‘game’ is to try and take actions that are to your advantage (handling the ball…[Read more]

  • mel posted a new activity comment 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    It’s fair to say that Wenger, with the honourable exceptions of Campbell and Kosczelny (sp?) has always come up short on defenders but he followed Bergkamp with

    Thierry Henri, Robert Pires, Manu Petit, Patrick Viera, Freddie Ljundberg, Fabregas

    Hardly unproductive signings

  • mel replied to the topic Coccyx Pain in the forum Health 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    I had this exactly as you described, turned out to be my sacrum and not my coccyx.
    This physio gave me a number of stretches and this one helped immensely:

    It’s unlikely your gp will do anything for any kind of back pain other than pain meds so if you can afford it I can’t recommend enough seeing a physio/ sports…[Read more]

  • @sar My custom insole made a huge different you can’t have a over the counter insoles that takes differing leg length into account customs do.

  • Crutches cost around £10 to purchase. The charge to collect and decontaminate crutches to the required infecting control standards cost in the region of £20.

    @nicola That’s ridiculous. I’m a microbiologist so know and a little about killing bugs and we could effectively decontaminate stuff like crutches for pennies. They are designed to be e…[Read more]

  • I agree the women’s soccer has been a lot more exciting! But that being said the mens game tonight Brazil vs Germany will be really exciting to watch.. will the Germans be super mean to Brazil yet again and thrash them? I think to many in Brazil this game will be the most important event in the entire Olympics… if they win it will make the game…[Read more]

  • What a great final!
    It really is just Sweden’s luck to concede an own goal in the final when they have been playing so good defensively (even if extremely boring) through the whole tournament. Maybe they should have just stuck to boring defense and not take any risks at all ever next time.

  • mel posted an update 1 year, 9 months ago

    Take a look at this tiny little pitch the Western New York Flash and Seattle Reign have had to play on recently..see attached photo. A compelte joke right? These two side are two of the biggest teams in womens soccer over here in america but still have to make do with rubbish like this… I somewhat doubt any major mens football team would put up…[Read more]

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