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by ralphtheclaret
21 Oct 2017, 05:17
Forum: Playing: Rules/Techniques/Tactics Section
Topic: Some Original Defence Rules
Replies: 14
Views: 471

Re: Some Original Defence Rules

As a recent convert, I agree. Learning to attempt to control these characters after they've kicked the ball also adds a new dimension and challenge, whether in attack or defence. Must also say, although I've never played competitively, I'm surprised that any player, in the traditional game, even co...
by ralphtheclaret
20 Oct 2017, 17:52
Forum: Playing: Rules/Techniques/Tactics Section
Topic: Some Original Defence Rules
Replies: 14
Views: 471

Re: Some Original Defence Rules

It annoys me, when playing with flats, when some uneducated opponent thinks you've missed, not realising that the figure will come back and hit the ball after completing a couple of orbits. :angry:
very true :lol:
by ralphtheclaret
19 Oct 2017, 18:42
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: Brookfield Solo League: Season 06
Replies: 97
Views: 2290

Re: Brookfield Solo League: Season 06

Glad to see Blackton Albion have picked up, nightmare start, four straight defeats ! all by the odd goal too as indeed was the other defeat I've just noticed ... still in the League Cup although victims of a slight surprise this week held 0-0 at home by Third Division Ashbury ... out of form Claret...
by ralphtheclaret
19 Oct 2017, 15:47
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: Brookfield Solo League: Season 06
Replies: 97
Views: 2290

Re: Brookfield Solo League: Season 06

so each week I'd record the results on a grid and a points total chart like this to get an idea who is doing what then I'd just compile a complete table ONCE at seasons end from the grid although I usually check a few key clubs during the run in so I know who has the best goal average etc in April (...
by ralphtheclaret
19 Oct 2017, 15:38
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: Brookfield Solo League: Season 06
Replies: 97
Views: 2290

Re: Brookfield Solo League: Season 06

We play out the season across a normal Football League type calendar which this season looks like this .. this is just for the divisions I play/run so the left column is English Prem/Scots Prem/English 2 the middle column English 3 (all 42 games) and the right hand column Scots 2 (46 games) .. we ha...
by ralphtheclaret
19 Oct 2017, 10:50
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: Brookfield Solo League: Season 06
Replies: 97
Views: 2290

Re: Brookfield Solo League: Season 06

All planned but I don't usually look at a given week's fixtures until the day before when I write them out ...
by ralphtheclaret
19 Oct 2017, 09:39
Forum: Club/Tournament/Player Announcements
Topic: Bristol Subbuteo Football Club
Replies: 12
Views: 105

Re: Bristol Subbuteo Football Club

Perhaps when Brighton come to Turf Moor we can meet up! I love your ground. Proper ground and proper footballing history.
Yes get in touch if you decide to venture up here
by ralphtheclaret
19 Oct 2017, 06:18
Forum: Club/Tournament/Player Announcements
Topic: Bristol Subbuteo Football Club
Replies: 12
Views: 105

Re: Bristol Subbuteo Football Club

Smaller ball size ? What are you using ?

Sorry just realised you seemingly assume that Subbuteo players use the old one inch ball ? .. by and large we don't.
by ralphtheclaret
19 Oct 2017, 05:50
Forum: Club/Tournament/Player Announcements
Topic: Bristol Subbuteo Football Club
Replies: 12
Views: 105

Re: Bristol Subbuteo Football Club

Smaller ball size ? What are you using ?
by ralphtheclaret
18 Oct 2017, 19:56
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: Brookfield Solo League: Season 06
Replies: 97
Views: 2290

Re: Brookfield Solo League: Season 06

So we still use these to create our fixtures so you do get one or two slightly longer than necessary journeys over Christmas which is fixture A on Boxing Day and B on New Years Day however I had a peep when you mentioned playing on Christmas Day as I sometimes pick one of the more interesting Boxing...
by ralphtheclaret
18 Oct 2017, 19:33
Forum: Club/Tournament/Player Announcements
Topic: Bristol Subbuteo Football Club
Replies: 12
Views: 105

Re: Bristol Subbuteo Football Club

..he displays a sliders base m'lord .. tis no more than a sliders base I tell thee :wink: :lol:
by ralphtheclaret
14 Oct 2017, 20:45
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: National Football Museum
Replies: 13
Views: 197

Re: National Football Museum

To be fair Subbuteo retains an ongoing presence at the NFM
by ralphtheclaret
10 May 2017, 08:47
Forum: Playing: Rules/Techniques/Tactics Section
Topic: Noob view on Observations on Modern Table Soccer Equipment
Replies: 6
Views: 668

Re: Noob view on Observations on Modern Table Soccer Equipment

http://www.subbuteoforum.org.uk/viewtopic.php?t=24778 stick to the advice given by Focus unless you have a burning desire to spend a lot of money on bits of inert plastic to travel miles and miles in order to play FISTF rules ? ... see all that new highly engineered stuff ? think about the tale of t...

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