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It's Snow Joke, Setanta!!

It's Snow Joke, Setanta!!

According to a Daily Mirror report, he Clarets have missed out on an £80,000 pay-out from Setanta which would have been due from the TV coverage of the recent FA Cup victory against West Brom in the 4th Round Replay

The 4th round replay at Turf Moor was going to be the live match after Arsenal's replay with Cardiff City was postponed due to heavy snow in the South East and London areas.

The same snow prevented the Setanta crew from getting their cameras up North with their trucks stuck in London unable to drive though the white stuff.

Blooming typical, when you need money, it goes elsewhere due to an Act of God! I don't believe in a Deity anyway but if I did, I bet his Lordship wouldn't be wearing a Claret & Blue scarf!

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Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Saturday February 7 2009
Time: 2:11PM

Comments

0
Yeah go on rub it in!! That £80k would have been handy in the loan windows etc. What a load of Snowballs!!
turfmanphil
07/02/2009 14:15:00
0
Snow excuse is it?
8clarets8
07/02/2009 14:25:00
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I get your drift 8clarets8
Claretacchio
08/02/2009 02:31:00
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Personally I think Setanta are Aving-A-Lanche!!
turfmanphil
08/02/2009 08:22:00
0
Better Plough on regardless then beThaw our promotion hopes Melt away!
Claretacchio
08/02/2009 12:09:00
0
The money would have been n-ice lets hope for no more slip ups :-)
8clarets8
08/02/2009 13:21:00
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I am now pretty convinced that snowman can take any more of this and that I will have to consider getting on my 'icicle to find another editor's job!
turfmanphil
08/02/2009 13:53:00
0
Setanta should have shown a bit of grit but did they?Snow nay never snow nay never no more
8clarets8
08/02/2009 14:54:00
0
Are these jokes from Eddie Bl-izzard by any chance?
Claretacchio
08/02/2009 15:02:00
0
No Jasper Claret, host of 'Golden Snow Balls' (Must have wee'd in them first!)
turfmanphil
08/02/2009 15:13:00
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