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ObL, Fulmine and any others, a friend is indeed still in touch, good friends, with the president of Red Star and finding out details for OMJ to sponsor the ball, bit of the ground ...

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Toronto Ted wrote:

ObL, Fulmine and any others, a friend is indeed still in touch, good friends, with the president of Red Star and finding out details for OMJ to sponsor the ball, bit of the ground ...

Magnifique!

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Zut alors

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Très bien

Formica is a nice bit of wood

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Fuck shaft.

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Fuck shaft.

They now have a khazi in the changing rooms thats called DJ as a sign of affection for you  and its printed on all the toilet seats big_smile

You should be very proud

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Djpekingman wrote:

Fuck shaft.

Oh come on DJ, even you should be able to get behind Red Star. Original Paris club, the club of the people, now of the 9-3 and la racaille ! Gooooo on big_smile

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Update - been in touch with my friend from Paris and hopefully meeting the president over the next two weeks to sort out some form of sponsorship for a match, ball etc find out costs... Will let whoever's interested know the outcome.

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Magnifique.

Formica is a nice bit of wood

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Good effort TT. Keep us posted.  OMJ francophiles united - DJ surely a shoe in for honorary president.

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Zut alors, compter sur moi

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How much will I be paid?

Same shit different banner.
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tuppence

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Franck Queudrue's just signed! Stick your Ibra up your arse!!

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Get in ! Met him in Paris with Leeds legend Andy Watson smile ... He must have liked the Auld Alliance !

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Toronto Ted wrote:

Get in ! Met him in Paris with Leeds legend Andy Watson smile ... He must have liked the Auld Alliance !

Ha! Brilliant!

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Get in ! Met him in Paris with Leeds legend Andy Watson smile ... He must have liked the Auld Alliance !

That the horrible ex-pat jocko pub in La Marais? I used to live about 5/10 minutes walk from there. Went in once. It was enough.

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Djpekingman wrote:
Toronto Ted wrote:

Get in ! Met him in Paris with Leeds legend Andy Watson smile ... He must have liked the Auld Alliance !

That the horrible ex-pat jocko pub in La Marais? I used to live about 5/10 minutes walk from there. Went in once. It was enough.

That's the one. Me and NNC used to drink in there from time to time, Thursday night escape from our respective better halves.  Not the best pub in Paris for sure, but it had games on and served beer. Then again DJ you hated everything in Paris, I could have said that I met him at Georges with Vincent Cassell sipping cocktails watching the sunset and you'd have said  it was shit.

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Toronto Ted wrote:
Djpekingman wrote:
Toronto Ted wrote:

Get in ! Met him in Paris with Leeds legend Andy Watson smile ... He must have liked the Auld Alliance !

That the horrible ex-pat jocko pub in La Marais? I used to live about 5/10 minutes walk from there. Went in once. It was enough.

That's the one. Me and NNC used to drink in there from time to time, Thursday night escape from our respective better halves.  Not the best pub in Paris for sure, but it had games on and served beer. Then again DJ you hated everything in Paris, I could have said that I met him at Georges with Vincent Cassell sipping cocktails watching the sunset and you'd have said  it was shit.

Not true. The road out was great smile

Actually the 112 bar on Rue la Roquet was great, as was the What's up Bar and the Vibe Station record shop. Little Maude was a real cutie. Even the Rex had it's moments, apart having all the best DJs on midweek, which generally fucked it for me.

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Bastille.... popular back in '89 I seem to recall. did your dog have a leash made out of string wink

The little bar two doors down from Vibe ... all religious objects in there, ever go in the bog ?

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Bastille.... popular back in '89 I seem to recall. did your dog have a leash made out of string wink

The little bar two doors down from Vibe ... all religious objects in there, ever go in the bog ?

This was '98/'99 - the dogs on bits of string had all moved down to the Pompidou centre. The was some happening stuff in the Bastille then - saw some great DJs at the What's up? Don't remember the religious objects bar though, but there certainly some strange things going off round there and some definitely off the wall bars and restaurants. Pretty much over the road from the Vibe Station there was a Gaultier shop, next to a discount shop selling the 'Wild and Lethal Trash (WLT)' label club wear that I've never seen anywhere else. Rough Trade was still going even if it did only have about three records, and there were still a few cool bars mixed in with the tourist dross. Having said that not many tourists seemed to venture into the heart of the Bastille. They'd stop at the Opera or Place de la Bastille, leaving the more bizarre stuff alone. Between the Bastille and the Place de Vosges/Marais in the back streets there were various french anarchist collective squats going off, and down towards the Gare de Lyon where it could get a little seedy, they'd redeveloped the railway arches and loads of trendy lefty arty boutiques had moved in. Beneath my flat on Rue Jacques Coeur there was some weirdo sculptor collective going on. Bofinger was just over the road where they charged you £30 for soup.

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Djpekingman wrote:
Toronto Ted wrote:

Bastille.... popular back in '89 I seem to recall. did your dog have a leash made out of string wink

The little bar two doors down from Vibe ... all religious objects in there, ever go in the bog ?

This was '98/'99 - the dogs on bits of string had all moved down to the Pompidou centre. The was some happening stuff in the Bastille then - saw some great DJs at the What's up? Don't remember the religious objects bar though, but there certainly some strange things going off round there and some definitely off the wall bars and restaurants. Pretty much over the road from the Vibe Station there was a Gaultier shop, next to a discount shop selling the 'Wild and Lethal Trash (WLT)' label club wear that I've never seen anywhere else. Rough Trade was still going even if it did only have about three records, and there were still a few cool bars mixed in with the tourist dross. Having said that not many tourists seemed to venture into the heart of the Bastille. They'd stop at the Opera or Place de la Bastille, leaving the more bizarre stuff alone. Between the Bastille and the Place de Vosges/Marais in the back streets there were various french anarchist collective squats going off, and down towards the Gare de Lyon where it could get a little seedy, they'd redeveloped the railway arches and loads of trendy lefty arty boutiques had moved in. Beneath my flat on Rue Jacques Coeur there was some weirdo sculptor collective going on. Bofinger was just over the road where they charged you £30 for soup.

Possibly bumped into you then as I was there in 98 and used to live in ..... Bastille big_smile

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Oh Shit yikes After all I've said.

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Djpekingman wrote:

Oh Shit yikes After all I've said.

lol

Back in 89 I lived through those arches in the 12th in some slum squat for a month. Most depressing place I've ever lived in my life, seedy indeed.  Lived in all the glamour neighbourhoods back then , ended up in the Goutte d'Or ...

the bar next to Whats Up was the Leche Vin, covered in religious artefacts in the bar area, the bog was wallpapered in hardcore porn ... Used to go to loads of bars on rue de la Roquette as well, anyones that served beer generally and Objectif Lune late on.

Whats Up - way too cool for me.

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When I moved to Paris in ’99 we went out a fair bit in the Bastille.  What’s Up was a bit sterile and knowingly cool for my liking.  Can never remember the names of boozers we frequented round there but had some good nights out.  Mrs NNC liked La Fabrique on a Friday night after work.  I also bought records in Vibe Station and a few other establishments in the area. 

Not strictly Bastille but used to like zerozero bar but it was a bit of a shlep from the 16eme. I think it was Ted who introduced me to its delights.  Used to be a brilliant Thai gaff near there a couple of doors from Rush, an expat bar full of koppites.  Also a great record shop next to Rush called Betino’s.

Alliance was a good venue to watch the football, particularly Scotland games.  Euro 2000 qualifier play-offs with England being particularly nuts.  The place was absolutely rammed with Scotland fans and some nervous looking Engerland fans.  The lad Stevie who eventually bought the place was a sound bloke but he punted it a few years back and now lives in Normandy.  I used to sit through in the pool room watching  SPL games on Italian Sky which had been installed by a mob of expat AS Roma ultras.  My Dundee United supporting mate Jon was behind the bar for a few years and almost drank himself to death in the place.

Going over to Paris in October with the full NNC squad.  PSG – Stade de Reims on the Saturday night with NNC Jr, alas Red Star are away.  My two oldest were born over there but they haven’t been back since we departed in 2007 so looking forward to it. 

What’s the latest on this OMJ match ball sponsorship?
I see they're playing Metz at home in April......

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