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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Truth Hurts


After Sunday's game, and back in Murcia at the supporters club bar, Paco Sutil had the temerity to say exactly what he thought. "I hope that Murcia go up to Primera, and that Cartagena are relegated to Segunda B", he said. In the 92nd minute he cheekily mucked around with the ball, goading his opponents while wasting a few seconds. "If I laughed at them, it was on your behalf" he said to the fans.

These comments have really upset the delicate flowers down in Cartagena. Yes, those who helped Real Murcia down to segunda B 2 seasons ago by losing 0 - 4 to Albacete in their last game and celebrated the fact as if they had won the world cup. The same people who spend the whole game insulting, spitting, and throwing objects at us from the upper tier. The same who bring a coffin to the game with Real's crest on it. Real captain Oscar Sanchez had to issue an apology, and he did this very elegantly, just in case anyone was offended. Fair enough. But why should he do so? Is what Sutil said going to make our visits to Cartagena any more unsafe than they already are? Personally I think not. And have Cartagena ever apologised for throwing a game that help get Murcia relegated? Of course not.

Another case of speaking the truth and saying what you feel being valued below a more politically correct lie. I can see that when you have Sutil on your side it's great, but i'm sure he's dead annoying as an opponent. Like a more talented Robbie Savage.

9 comments:

  1. Well the return leg is in April, so he still has the opportunity to do this on the pitch. It's one of those where, yes, you do have to apologise, but it doesn't really matter as the message got out there in the first place!! Great to get a tv feed of this game, presumably as it was match of day in Adelante? Enjoying this excellent run. What are the papers saying?!?!

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  2. Papers are very pro-Cartagena. They all say they deserved to win....when I think they just huffed and puffed and came up a very very good defensive performance from Real Murcia. The goal and one Alberto save apart, we were unworried.
    You should also be able to get a feed of the game next Monday at home to Deportivo as it is on Canal+.

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  3. First off, a great win. Unfortunately could not attend. How many Murcia fans attended? I know spanish fans in general do not travel well so am interested in how many made the trip. Also, why is it that the papers are so anti Real Murcia? Did something happen a while back to offend the chief editor or something? Deportivo will be a very interesting game. If you look at their Goal for and against you will notice that they can score for fun, but also leak many. Alex

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  4. What website streams the matches guys?

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  5. I usually find a stream for any game by using www.rojadirecta.es

    Alex - to understand the papers here you need to know what a lot of the fans are like. It would need a very long explanation. This blog goes some of the way.... http://oneandonlyrealmurcia.blogspot.com/2010/12/enemy-within.html

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  6. Your article "enemy-within" is excellent. I think it illustrates the problem very well. I also found this:
    http://siemprefootball.com/siempre-football-at-the-derby-cartagena-vs-real-murcia/

    I hope you don't mind.

    faux

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  7. Faux.....do you know who wrotes this? It's very good!

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  8. Daniel Fernandez. I don't know him personally if that's what you mean. I just got to the website by chance. www.siemprefootball.com

    faux

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  9. Hi guys,

    I'm Dan, the writer of the article (and a lot of the other articles on that website) that somebody posted a link to in the previous comments.

    I'm glad you liked it! The win meant that it turned out to be a great day but Deportivo and Hercules will be the big tests and show what we can really achieve this season.

    Feel free to give us a shout and get involved on Twitter any time :) http://twitter.com/siemprefootball

    Dan
    http://siemprefootball.com

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