I just loves a good curl I do

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I just loves a good curl I do

Postby Puffin » 11 May 2011, 19:13

Played on Monday night at WRP7; 2nd session of 3 of the oldsubbuteo league. All players playing with Santiago's and playing to advanced rules.

Anyway, my second game of the night was against Alan Cook. Before the game he was saying that he's never seen anyone do a boomerang shot with HW's. Just as the second half got under way, I only went and did a boomerang shot didn't I! My player was in my own half just in the centre circle. The ball was in the shooting zone just left of the 18 yd box. 3 defenders were surrounding the ball, blocking all shots from the front. I tried my luck and gave my player a long curling flick. It wobbled all the way past the defenders and spun back towards the ball. the head of the player touched the ball leaving my man in a shooting position. I couldn't believe it! :lol: I haven't pulled off a boomerang shot in years and just when we were talking about it I managed to pull one out of the bag! Could not believe my luck!

Sorry, thought I'd just share a moment of my subbuteo playing with you
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Re: I just loves a good curl I do

Postby takis2003 » 11 May 2011, 19:27

Well done, Puffin. :clap:

It is always a special moment when a skillful move comes off. :grin:
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Re: I just loves a good curl I do

Postby subbuteoman » 11 May 2011, 23:50

Getting a good curler is always most satisfying. Ive even managed to " curl and carry " a few times, ie curl to contact the ball then the player carrying on with the ball at his feet. Great crack.

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Postby Allwrighty » 11 May 2011, 23:57

i am looking forward to watching you guys play at ely :) do either of you have a supporters club ? :)

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Postby subbuteoman » 12 May 2011, 01:43

I dont, but anyones welcome to start one. :lol!: And if you saw me play you probably wouldnt be looking :) forward to it.

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Postby ralphtheclaret » 12 May 2011, 05:36

i am looking forward to watching you guys play at ely :) do either of you have a supporters club ? :)

I shall be bringing my loyal away supporter with me :wink: it has its down side especially when he spots Ians teams £££££ :lol:

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Postby lionofludesch » 12 May 2011, 06:55

Boomerang flicks - commonplace in the two dimensional world of flats. :wink:
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Re: I just loves a good curl I do

Postby Puffin » 12 May 2011, 09:36

I agree, its not too difficult to do with a flat but I'm rubbish at doing it with a HW; hence my surprise when I managed to do it!
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Re: I just loves a good curl I do

Postby forfoxsake » 12 May 2011, 17:24

Nice one Adam , but FFS mate did you stick it in the net afterwards , we need to know :lol!: :wink:
Straight on for the days ahead !
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Postby spudski » 12 May 2011, 17:28

I thought he'd poo on the table... :O :wink: :lol!:

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Postby forfoxsake » 12 May 2011, 17:29

:lol!:
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Postby subbuteoman » 12 May 2011, 20:08

:lol!:

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Re: I just loves a good curl I do

Postby Puffin » 13 May 2011, 07:13

I thought he'd poo on the table... :O :wink: :lol!:
:lol: do you think if I left it there long enough it would turn white likes dogs poo? :lol:

Jimbo, nah mate I lost the game 1 - 0. Still I didn't really mind as for me that flick was just as good as getting a goal. I'm a sad person at times! :lol: :roll:
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Re: I just loves a good curl I do

Postby odoiporos » 19 May 2011, 15:34

Moves of this kind make a potential young player wanting to give up Subbuteo LOL
I do moves like this all the time and people freak out LOL
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Re: I just loves a good curl I do

Postby sammyboy249 » 14 Oct 2016, 19:50

Discovered how to swerve with the green based, half moon bowl shaped players! And managed to do it tonight with the 2012 edition players.


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