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team_sheepshead

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  1. I have passed through Gravesend, yes. Gravesend in Brooklyn falls into the category of "Why would you want to go if you did not have to go?" But I have passed through on my way to the beach (Coney Island, etc.) and on the way to Sheepshead Bay, where my favorite bicycle shop is located. I did live in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea, which is actually a lot like living along King's Road in London. But I have no taste for the Blues (unless you mean the John Lee Hooker variety).
  2. I know little to nothing about nekkid weather reports. My sheepshead is Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, New York (although I live in Manhattan). Thanks very much all for the advice. I've been following English football for quite a while (although I admit not in the lower divisions). I've been to London many times, and have seen matches at Craven Cottage and Stamford Bridge. I took a train to see England play Mexico in Derby. Supporting an English football team is a bit like supporting a college football team here in the States (which I've done for 30 years). Incredible passion and loyalty
  3. I was reading about some of the debates here on the forum before I even risked posting :-) Although I'm not fully aware of all the business/political issues involved with EUFC and MyFC, I can certainly sympathize with the longtime EUFC supporters who now have to deal with people like me, who until a few years ago didn't know Sir Bobby Robson from Robin Hood. On this board, I intend to mainly listen, read and learn. I think you'll find the idea of direct support of a club appealing to many Americans, who have been turned off by wealthy, faceless sports magnates here in the States. Her
  4. Hello from New York. I read the recent article in the New York Times on EUFC and MYFC. [http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/08/sports/soccer/08club.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=ebbsfleet%20&st=cse&oref=slogin] I've been a fan of English football for about seven years. I'm sure most of you know more about EUFC than I ever will, but I hope you will bear with me. I found the idea of "membership" to raise capital for the club very attractive. I've always been curious how it works at Barca. So on November 8 I signed up as a new member. I'm happy to be supporting the club. I am doing my b
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