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Disappearing down an Impressions rabbit hole led me to "Can't Satisfy" (for which they were sued by Motown for ripping off "This Old Heart Of Mine"), and it's used on THIS amazing footage of Mod kids dancing in The Plebeians club, Halifax, 1967.
@elisjames - your theoretical Northern Soul girl from #thepast, who works in the market and wears fingerless gloves etc etc, is almost certainly in this clip.
What I love about this clip is that EVERYBODY looks great. Everybody has great hair and great clothes. Nobody is letting the side down.
Also, give it up to Halifax for having a venue called The Plebeians.

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Sep 24, 2020
I realise I'm Old Man Shouts At Cloud here, but I can't get along with 'assists' being listed under the scorers on the BBC. Yes, OBVIOUSLY somebody passed to them (unless it was a mad solo effort). That's a footballer's JOB. And someone probably passed to them. Where does it end?
Goals, substitutions, and yellow and red cards. That should be it, at the top of match reports. Anything else, you should have to WATCH the bloody thing. (Or read about it, at least.)

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And don't even start me on Expected Goals.

It's like a bloke in the pub talking about Expected Shags. Completely meaningless.
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What the Reply Guys dimwittedly fail (or pigheadedly refuse) to understand is that the NHS app isn't a luxury, like a new game or something, that people should just pay extra for if they want it. I don't 'want' it. It's something you SHOULD download and install out of civic duty.
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Anyway, enjoy.…
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Shit band. Shit singer. Shit opinions.
Reminder that Ian Brown has always been a complete bell-end.
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Come on, the Wales, against Finland in the confusing friendly-not-friendly Nations League thing!

If we win, I am blatantly going to mention The Rasmus.

Daniel James was well Scrappy Doo when the handbags kicked off just then. "Puddemup! Let me at 'em!" but stepping aside for the Bigger Boys to sort it out.

The Finnish coach has strong "secondary school principal being interviewed on BBC Breakfast" energy.

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