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Patty, The Investigative Newshound tries to pin the director down as his new comedy, Looking for Eric, is touted as one of the main British hopes at this year's Cannes film festival



Tackling Ken Loach is like running at shadows. Come at him from one angle and he slips under your feet; go at him from the other and he wriggles loose again.

His latest film, he explains, is about a depressed Mancunian postman who receives spiritual guidance from a spectral Eric Cantona.

That sounds a bit like Play It Again, Sam. "Oh, don't compare it to other films," he says.

Anyway, this postman is on the edge of a nervous breakdown. He steals a joint from his adolescent son after which he starts seeing visions of the former Manchester United striker.

It sounds a bit magic-realist. "Oh, I don't like labels," he says.

For all that, Looking for Eric does sound – in concept at least – a lighter, more whimsical film than we are used to seeing from the director. Yes, it spotlights generational strife and working-class tensions from the Britain beneath our nose. But it also features a bona-fide sporting legend spouting Gallic wisdom from a metaphorical cloud of pot-smoke. "I guess you could call it a comedy," he allows.

It may also be the first star vehicle he has made since casting Terence Stamp in Poor Cow back in 1967. Loach, 72, has always been dismissive of household names, wary of the baggage and ego they trail behind them, and preferred to work with non-professionals or character players. But Cantona posed few problems, he insists: "He had no ego at all; he was just one of the lads. I think that's one of the things that sport teaches you. You are only as good as the team around you."

On top of that, Cantona's star aura was a plus point. You might even say it's what the film's about. "Very few players have ever captured the public imagination like Cantona," Loach explains. "He has a natural projection, a natural warmth. You can read him on the pitch in the same way you can read an actor in the theatre."

Looking for Eric is already being touted as one of the main British hopes at this year's Cannes film festival. Loach has form at the event, having scooped the 2006 Palme d'Or for The Wind That Shakes the Barley. This year's selection has yet to be decided, and he's wary of counting chickens. Even so, he admits that the French seem to have a fondness for him. "I think cinema is taken a bit more seriously in France," he says. "And that's always been the way. If you think back to the great French directors it's difficult to think of British film-makers who are comparable."

He pauses, perhaps nervous of being seen as a big-head. "Maybe they see me as a bit exotic, coming from another country," he says.

• Looking For Eric is released in the UK on 12 June

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The awkward squad Ken Loach and Eric Cantona looked like a mismatch, until they worked together and it turned out they're soul brothers - uncompromising and intense. So how come the result is Loach's most light-hearted movie in years? Patty (TINH) talks to them both

April 9 2008, and they are spotted together for the first time. Nobody can quite believe it. Ken Loach is sitting next to Eric Cantona in the directors' box at Old Trafford for Manchester United's Champions League match with Roma. Surely some mistake. After all, Loach is the puritanical socialist film-maker who despises corporate fat cats such as United, whose football-going normally involves Bath City and their rivals in the Blue Square South league and who hardly ever works with stars (the last one was Terence Stamp, 42 years ago). The tongue-in-cheek rumours start instantly. On the Guardian's live minute-by-minute coverage of the match, it is suggested that Cantona is going to be in Loach's new film about deep-sea trawlers. The last line of the commentary concludes: "And incidentally the rumour about a Loach/Cantona project was a joke. Although Ken, if you're reading this ..."

June 16 2008: Eric Cantona stands in a Manchester pub whispering arcane Cantona-isms to a scruffy, unshaven bloke. Cantona is playing big Eric, himself; the other man is Little Eric, a postman who has cracked up, driven hundreds of times round a roundabout at speed the wrong way, ended up in a psychiatric hospital, smoked too much cannabis on his release and now believes that his idol Eric Cantona has become his friend and mentor. "He that sows thistles shall reap prickles," Big Eric, the bearded superhero, whispers urgently to Little Eric, the scabby failure.

"Y'what?" Little Eric says.

"If they are faster than you, don't try and outrun them," Big Eric says, getting into his aphoristic stride. "If they are taller, don't outjump them. If they are stronger on the left, you go right. But not always. Remember, to surprise them, you've got to surprise yourself first."

The philosophising is a joke, but it's also at the heart of the film. Little Eric learns that he has to think positive and take risks to have a chance in life. Looking For Eric is also a film about old-fashioned solidarity - Cantona tells the postman you must always trust your team-mates, something he grows to appreciate through the film.

As the two Erics chat, Loach is looking through his monitor. I've known Loach for ages, and have never seen him so content. He laughs at Cantona's attempt to deliver the sowing thistles line. "It was a dirty trick by the writer, because a French person cannot say those words."

Looking For Eric is Loach's first comedy in 20 years. It's a wonderful, humane, feel-good movie. Though, as you'd expect with a Loach film, he still plumbs the depths along the way. The film deals with broken men, drugs, poverty, violence, betrayal, corruption. Business as usual, then, for the director, except he's swapped down and dirty realism for down and dirty magic realism.

Cantona has a huge presence, especially with his collar pulled up and his chest puffed out. Dark eyes, deep voice, direct stare; even his smile is scary. In his heyday at Manchester United, the fans simply called him God. Loach is on the small side - size seven and a half feet, delicate hands, a beansprout of a man. Vincent Maraval, one of the film's producers, tells me that the first time Loach and Cantona met it was awkward. "They were both very intimidated by each other. Very humble. They couldn't think of anything to say." Maraval says it was a good job he was around, otherwise they would have just sat in silence.

Well, yes, Loach says, of course he was overawed - he was a huge fan of Cantona's. "I mean, I'm not overimpressed by anybody in films because it's the business and we just work in it, but when it's somebody from outside who is very special in their own field, and particularly if it's a field you care about, then I think you are overwhel ..." He looks embarrassed. "Well, not overwhelmed, but you are impressed because, that level, it's something you can't approach - you can only stand back and admire really."

Loach says he loved the wit of Cantona - as a player and as a man. He mentions the famous and much-derided seagulls quote, after Cantona was banned for kung-fu kicking a Crystal Palace supporter. "When the seagulls follow the trawler, it's because they think sardines will be thrown in the sea." The seagulls in question were the press, the trawler Cantona himself, and the sardines his titbits. "The wit of it was to say it to the hacks, who would then scratch their heads and say, what does it mean?"

Cantona's production company had originally approached Loach with an idea he had for a film about his relationship with a fan who had become a friend. Loach and his regular writer, Paul Laverty, didn't much fancy the story, but they had always wanted to make a film about football and, despite their golden rule not to work with famous actors, this was, after all, Cantona. It was Loach, by the way, who created British cinema's greatest football scene in Kes when games teacher Brian Glover provides a running commentary as he dribbles past his tiny pupils imagining he's Bobby Charlton.

Laverty went away and dreamed up the story of the two Erics - big Eric the idol and little Eric the loser. If he was working with a famous man, he might as well explore the nature of celebrity - how stars are perceived, how we put them on pedestals and what their lives might actually be like. While Cantona is larger than life, Eric the postman feels he has become invisible, even among his friends - middle-aged, crippled by uncertainty and lost in his memories.

Laverty says there were two conditions he set before agreeing to let Cantona loose on his script - first, he had to feel for Little Eric's situation and, second, he had to be willing to take the mick out of himself. Hence all the proverbs. "Big Eric was up for that. He laughed his head off at some of the daft ideas. He's prepared to laugh at his own persona - he's done lots of adverts referring to sardines. He's a very bright, perceptive man."

Ken Loach and Eric Cantona, the odd couple. But perhaps it's not so surprising they teamed up. They are two of the most uncompromising men I have met. Loach, now 72, has won numerous awards in Europe (three years ago, he won the Palme D'or at Cannes for The Wind That Shakes The Barley), but has not had a commercial hit in Britain since Kes in 1969. He often uses real people rather than actors in his films; refuses to show his actors the whole script, so they are surprised by what happens next (in Kes, David Bradley, the boy who plays Billy Casper, thought his kestrel really had been killed); he turned down an OBE in 1977 ("It's all the things I think are despicable: patronage, deferring to the monarchy and the name of the British Empire, which is a monument of exploitation and conquest," he said in 2001); and has had films about trade unions commissioned by Channel 4 and ITV, and then withdrawn (he says both decisions were politically motivated). He might be quietly spoken, but Loach is not a man who holds back.

As for Cantona, he makes Loach look like a diplomat. In 1987, he was fined for punching team-mate Bruno Martini in the face. The following year he was banned from international matches for a year after calling the French team's coach a "bag of shit". At Montpellier, six players called for him to be sacked after he threw his boots in a team-mate's face. In 1991 he threw a ball at the referee, and when he was banned for a month at the subsequent disciplinary hearing, he walked up to each member of the panel to tell them individually they were idiots. When his ban was increased, he announced his retirement from football. He changed his mind and returned to play the best football of his life in England at Leeds and Manchester United. Alex Ferguson called this sublimely gifted footballer his most important signing. In his six seasons in England, he won the premiership title every year except 1995, when he was banned for nine months for that kung-fu kick.

When Cantona returned from his ban, he scored one of the greatest goals the game has seen, against Sunderland, turning on a sixpence, beating three defenders, playing a one-two with Brian McClair, then outrageously chipping the ball into the top corner, apparently in slow motion. After the goal he held out his hands to be adored, preening.

He retired for real at the ridiculously young age of 30. No injuries, no trauma, he'd just had enough. While Loach has spent most of his career revered in France and ignored at home, Cantona is still revered in England 12 years after he stopped playing. But in France he tends to be regarded as an underachieving maverick - although he scored 20 goals in 45 appearances for the national side, he last played in 1995 and had retired by the time France won the World Cup in 1998. Since retiring, he has worked consistently as an actor in French cinema, a pretty good one - notably as an obese police inspector who falls in love with a murder suspect in 2003's L'Outremangeur.

In the afternoon, Cantona and I head off to another location - a council tower block in Manchester. I ask why he was so keen to work with Loach. He stares at me with those dark, defiant eyes. It's a look that says: who wouldn't want to work with Loach? "We wanted someone who was English, we wanted someone who was involved socially and politically, and we wanted someone who was a fan of football. In France, it is well known he is a fan."

Had he seen any of his films before working with him? Now he gives me a how-could-I-not look. "I have seen a lot of Ken Loach's films. I've seen Riff-Raff, Carla's Song, Land And Freedom, the one about the war in Ireland, Family Life ..." He reels them off. Unbelievable. He has seen just about every Loach film. Family Life, about a pregnant teenager who ends up having electric shock treatment, is one of the most miserable films ever made. I tell Cantona that I am a Loach junkie, but even I found this too depressing and walked out of the cinema. He smiles, and tells me it is a great film.

Cantona did not watch many films as a child. He preferred to play football on the street, in school, everywhere. Even as a boy, it seemed like a profession. "I always knew I had to work hard." His father, a psychiatric nurse, told him it was not enough to be gifted. "He'd say to me, OK, you have abilities, now you need to work hard. Work, work, work." Like Loach, Cantona grew up in a working-class family - he was born in Paris, but the family soon moved to Marseille.

He believes the modern game has betrayed its working-class roots by pricing many of its traditional supporters out of the game. "The real fans of football come from the working class. Now they cannot afford to come and watch the game. So maybe when the game will need fans, they will be in trouble. And they will realise they were wrong - the people who come today don't come for the right reasons."

To Cantona, now 42, football was as much an art form as a sport. When Paul Laverty was writing the script, he asked him for the favourite moment from his career - Cantona did not mention any of the famous goals but a chipped pass to Ryan Giggs. He says that the move from footballer to actor was a natural one to make - acting is just another form of performance.

Cantona leaves me to play the trumpet into the Manchester skyline, as Little Eric (brilliantly played by Steve Evets) delivers his post. It's a beautiful scene. Big Eric lifts the trumpet to his lips and blasts out La Marseillaise - poignantly, it's recognisable, but still hopelessly out of tune. "When Big Eric plays the trumpet, he's all fingers and thumbs," Laverty says. "I suppose what I wanted to show is him struggling through life like everybody else. It's implicit in the relationship between the two Erics - they're just two flawed human beings in this adventure of life."

I ask Cantona when he learned to play the trumpet. "When I was banned, I wanted to focus on something else." Did the nine months drive him mad? "No. I'm never bored. I always find something to occupy me, to love. I didn't watch many games when I was banned. I tried to improve myself."

As he approached the Crystal Palace fan, did he realise what he was going to do? "No. I just reacted as a man. With my personality. And after, I think." That's how he's always lived, for good and bad - act first, think second.

Did he regret it? "No. I don't like it when people say, 'I had a bad time.' I endured. So I learned a lot and now I am a man. Every experience makes you a man."
In 1997 he told Alex Ferguson he wanted to retire because he had lost his passion. Was he surprised that he fell out of love with the game? "Yes. It happened because I felt I couldn't play better. You need to say to yourself, 'I can improve every time.' One day you realise you will not improve any more, and you lose a bit of the passion." He says he had lost the ability to surprise himself.

Cantona's pride would not allow him, or us, to witness his deterioration as a footballer. But he found retirement tough. Is it true that he compared it to dying? "Yeah, it was, but I lived that before because, when I was 24, I retired from football for two-three months, and I really believed I had retired. And it felt like a death. With myself and with people around." He says it was a painful experience, but also strangely enjoyable. "I liked it. It's a dream for a lot of people to come when they put the body in the cemetery ... to see the reaction of people."

And how did they react? "People tried to encourage me not to take this decision, but they quickly realised it was better not to say anything. I prefer to live this kind of death than to kill myself."

Maybe it's all of this that makes him so capable of empathising with Eric the postman - yes, he experienced enormous highs, but, despite appearances, he also had a developed sense of his own vulnerability; the fact that a footballer's peak is so short-lived that he's unlikely to do anything as well in his life again.

It's April 2009, and it has just been announced that Looking For Eric will be in competition at Cannes. It's strange how Loach's movies have never had so much as a sniff of a Bafta, while the rest of the world can't give them enough prizes. For once, though, a Loach film is getting a decent release in Britain.

The odd couple don't seem half as odd as they did a few months ago. In his own reserved way, Loach is every bit as cocksure as Cantona. And in his own cocksure way, Cantona is every bit as reserved as Loach. Rebecca O'Brien, Loach's long-time producer, says she is not at all surprised they ended up working together. "They are both very shy men, self-effacing, neither of them puts up with any sh!t, and both are pretty serious about football." Plus, she says, with a wicked producer's grin, "Eric being French helps - France is our best territory, always has been!"

What did Loach most admire about Cantona as a footballer? "He was a player of consummate skill and great cheek." Loach is staring out of the window. A parabola of water is squirting over a wall in our direction. There is no sign of what or whom it is coming from. Loach is giggling. "It's a very tall man," he says. It could be a scene from one of his films. For all

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Working with director Ken Loach was like being managed by Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson, footballer-turned-actor Eric Cantona has said.

Cantona is playing himself in Loach's Palme d'Or contender Looking for Eric.

"The way they go about getting 100% out of the actors or the players is very similar," he told a press conference at the Cannes Film Festival.

The British film stars Steve Evets as a Manchester United fanatic postman whose life is touched by visions of his hero.

Loach, 72, is hoping to repeat his success of 2006 when he won the Palme for The Wind that Shakes the Barley.


Cantona, who became a hero for Manchester United fans while playing under Ferguson between 1992 and 1997, said: "They are very similar.

"These are two activities that are totally different, but the way they go about getting 100% out of the actors or the players is very similar.

"The great difficulty is to maintain your quality from match to match, from film to film."

Cantona, 42, added: "Ferguson and Ken Loach are where they are because they have an enormous amount of humility."

'Military operation'

Loach said he wanted make a film that was more light-hearted than his more serious recent outings.

"But you can say that a comedy is a tragedy with a happy ending and the story in this film could be a tragedy. But equally it could be a comedy," he added.

"We felt what we had to do was play the story with truth and sometimes that's funny and sometimes that's sad.

"But if you play it with truth, that's okay."

Leading man Evets, 49, said he had no idea Cantona would be acting in the film until the Frenchman suddenly turned up on set.

"They'd got him in there like a military operation behind this curtain," Evets added.

"There he was, bang, in my room - it was dead surreal.

"It was like an acid trip condensed into one minute. I was in a scene with Eric Cantona."

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The British premiere is right here in sunny Salford tonight.. :fonz:
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The British premiere is right here in sunny Salford tonight.. :fonz:
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But isn't Salford in Man...evermind :D

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The British premiere is right here in sunny Salford tonight.. :fonz:
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But isn't Salford in Man...evermind :D

No Manchester was in Salford..
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FLAMBOYANT, charming, funny, possibly just a little bit bonkers – there really is only one Eric Cantona.

No other football star would issue the statement: “Yes, I’ve got a part of femininity in my brain” in a deliberately deep voice while raising a huge eyebrow.

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Top of his game ... Eric Cantona in heyday

Once the sound ringing in his ears was adoring fans chanting “Ooh Aah Cantona” as he put defenders to the sword.

But now, with a trumpet in his hand instead of a ball at his feet, his life has a new soundtrack.

Welcome back then, Eric, to a different theatre of dreams — the cinema.

Manchester United legend Cantona plays himself in Looking For Eric, an uplifting new movie about a Manchester postie, also called Eric, who receives life skills coaching from his football hero.

Talking to Patty(TINH) about his role, the enigmatic Frenchman says: “As you see in the film, I like to pass, like in life.

“I prefer to give a gift than to receive. I love to receive a gift, to score of course – but when you give the ball to somebody you want to give the perfect ball.

“You want to give the ball that you would love to receive.”

It’s an image to conjure with from the cod philosopher who once famously bemused a Press conference with his quotes about the seagulls following a trawler.

Getting a straight answer from the 43-year-old soccer star-turned-actor is never easy, but he makes a stab at explaining how important the team ethic is to him.

“I come from a large family, a very strong family,” he says. “My family and friendships are very important to me. It’s essential for me to have these people around me.


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“If I’m happy in my real life I can do this job, I can play football without the pressure and I don’t depend on the system."

Cantona’s support network includes actress wife Rachida Brakni, 32, whom he met six years ago when they starred in drama The Over-Eater.

They married in 2007.

“I work a lot with my wife and she coached me very well,” he says: “She gave me the confidence to enjoy it when I’m on the set, which is the most important thing.”

It is 12 years since Cantona quit top-flight footie but he is still in good shape, having kept himself fit through his involvement in beach football.

“I don’t feel very comfortable or well in my body to be fat and to drink,” he explains. “I like to drink sometimes, of course, and I like to eat.

“But I try to find a balance. It’s not for anyone else, it’s for myself.

“Now I cycle a lot, but I don’t think I will beat a world record.”

In one scene in Looking For Eric, which opens in cinemas on June 12, Eric the postman — played by Steve Evets — asks Eric the footballer to play the trumpet.

In real life, Cantona learned the instrument while he was banned from playing as a punishment for his infamous kung fu kick on an abusive Crystal Palace supporter.

He reveals: “When I was suspended I had to train much more than other people as I couldn’t play any matches, but I decided I should also do something different, more focused, and I took up the trumpet.

“If I do have idols, they’d be Miles Davis and Chet Baker, but I only learned for a couple of months so I can’t play that well. I’ll come back to it one day.

“If I find I lose my current passion for cinema I’ll try my hand at something else like jazz."

The star tried his best to forget about football when he retired. He says: “In the beginning I didn’t want to watch the game because it was too difficult. The urge to play football is very strong.

“After living with all that adrenalin, it’s like a love story – when you break up with somebody, you don’t want to see her because it reminds you of a lot of things.

“It was even more difficult because it was such a very strong love story I had with football, so I wanted to have new goals and ambitions and not go back to my past.

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Field of dreams ... the Erics in film

“It’s very difficult physiologically because the adrenalin is very strong. So for two years it was very difficult not to have this kind of injection. It’s like when I go to a casino — I don’t want to know if I will win or lose. I want to feel that excitement, it’s why I go.

“I want to live real things, real excitement. That was why I dream of it. In England I thought everybody was honest around the football, the fans the players... ”

Eric also pays tribute to his old Man Utd boss Sir Alex Ferguson, who he compares to Looking For Eric director Ken Loach.

“They are two humble people who got me to give every bit of myself and who bring out the best in everyone.”

Many people were surprised to see Loach, a British movie heavyweight known for political dramas such as The Wind That Shakes The Barley and Land And Freedom, working with a celebrity.

And it was Cantona, who is part-owner of a production company, who approached the director with the idea of a film about one of his obsessed fans.

But Loach’s regular script writer, Paul Laverty, came up with the Looking For Eric story, in which the Frenchman appears as a figment of the other Eric’s imagination.

Cantona, who also appeared in Elizabeth and French Film, was apprehensive about playing himself.

He says: “I felt a lot of pressure with this shooting and I hadn’t experienced that when playing another character.

“It’s very important to have pleasure when you’re in a film.

“I talked a lot with Ken beforehand as I needed to feel confident.”

The film was well received at the recent Cannes festival and should make people who laughed at the idea of the football star becoming a film star think again.

But Eric doesn’t mind, as he concludes: “I like to laugh at myself. Humour is a good weapon."

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"I came back to Manchester for the premier"

Haha, Salford snubbed.

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"I came back to Manchester for the premier"

Haha, Salford snubbed.

Well he had to come back to Manchester, Salford hasn't got an International Airport..DOH :doh:

Reedo moment alert.. :lol:

The premier was still here though not there.. :fonz:

And IF you knew your history you would know where you come from was once part of Salford..but I guess you don't..

All this was Salford..
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"I came back to Manchester for the premier"

Haha, Salford snubbed.

Well he had to come back to Manchester, Salford hasn't got an International Airport..DOH :doh:

Reedo moment alert.. :lol:

The premier was still here though not there.. :fonz:

And IF you knew your history you would know where you come from was once part of Salford..but I guess you don't..

All this was Salford..
Click The Link...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Salford_hundred_map.png


that was a serious game of poker

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that was a serious game of poker

Hey, Didsbury...yep part of Salford.. :fonz:

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whit lane red wrote:
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"I came back to Manchester for the premier"

Haha, Salford snubbed.

Well he had to come back to Manchester, Salford hasn't got an International Airport..DOH :doh:

Reedo moment alert.. :lol:

The premier was still here though not there.. :fonz:

And IF you knew your history you would know where you come from was once part of Salford..but I guess you don't..

All this was Salford..
Click The Link...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Salford_hundred_map.png


It's ok Whit, you don't have to clutch at straws.

Come 'ere :hugs:

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Reedo wrote:
whit lane red wrote:
Reedo wrote:
"I came back to Manchester for the premier"

Haha, Salford snubbed.

Well he had to come back to Manchester, Salford hasn't got an International Airport..DOH :doh:

Reedo moment alert.. :lol:

The premier was still here though not there.. :fonz:

And IF you knew your history you would know where you come from was once part of Salford..but I guess you don't..

All this was Salford..
Click The Link...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Salford_hundred_map.png


It's ok Whit, you don't have to clutch at straws.

Come 'ere :hugs:

Ain't clutching at anything cockle don't need to, just educating you thats all, my fellow Salfordian. :fonz:

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Time to stop going back to the past, it's scousesque. :snigger:

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For you Reedo, our kid.. :D



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For you Reedo, our kid.. :D


Spoiler:


The last time you posted a video from to do with Salford it was some c*ck prancing around in a back alley.

I'll pass on this one. :|

Thanks though.

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Reedo wrote:
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For you Reedo, our kid.. :D


Spoiler:


The last time you posted a video from to do with Salford it was some c*ck prancing around in a back alley.

I'll pass on this one. :|

Thanks though.

A vid of a c*ck in a back alley.. I bet you have got a few of those.. :lol:

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A vid of a c*ck in a back alley.. I bet you have got a few of those.. :lol:


No. :|

It was terrible.

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