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Carabao Cup thread: Sheff Wednesday at home

Post by jmjhb » Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:33 pm

Not a bad draw really, local-ish and a quite a few good places nearby for a couple of scoops...

It's to be played the week commencing 7th August.

Carabao is a Thai energy drink apparently...
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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by Dave Sutton's barnet » Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:20 pm

jmjhb wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:33 pm
Carabao is a Thai energy drink apparently...
...who already sponsor Chelsea. It rhymes with cow, not snow. Or as one PR wonk wrote: "It rhymes with 'take a bow'," presumably not realising that bow is a heteronym which can be pronounced to rhyme with now or know.

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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by boltonboris » Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:31 pm

Is this the League Cup?
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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by Abdoulaye's Twin » Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:31 pm

Is this the milk cup?

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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by Dave Sutton's barnet » Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:57 pm

Abdoulaye's Twin wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:31 pm
Is this the milk cup?
Go on then, name all eight sponsors...

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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by Dave Sutton's barnet » Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:57 pm

boltonboris wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:31 pm
Is this the League Cup?
Yep

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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by Burnden Paddock » Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:01 pm

Who are we putting in charge of tickets? :conf:

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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by Beefheart » Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:58 pm

Dave Sutton's barnet wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:57 pm
Abdoulaye's Twin wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:31 pm
Is this the milk cup?
Go on then, name all eight sponsors...
Other than Milk and the new one the only ones I could come up with were:

Coca-Cola,
Worthington,
Carling,
Capital One.

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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by bedwetter2 » Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:03 pm

Beefheart wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:58 pm
Dave Sutton's barnet wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:57 pm
Abdoulaye's Twin wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:31 pm
Is this the milk cup?
Go on then, name all eight sponsors...
Other than Milk and the new one the only ones I could come up with were:

Coca-Cola,
Worthington,
Carling,
Capital One.

I believe it may be the replacement for the Rumbelows Cup.

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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by dave the minion » Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:13 pm

Littlewoods (or have I made that up?)
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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by boltonboris » Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:23 pm

Rumbelows!
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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by boltonboris » Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:24 pm

So...

Milk
Rumbelows
Littlewoods
Coca Cola
Worthington
Carling
Capital One
Carabao
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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by Abdoulaye's Twin » Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:04 pm

Dave Sutton's barnet wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:57 pm
Abdoulaye's Twin wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:31 pm
Is this the milk cup?
Go on then, name all eight sponsors...
Already mentioned below, but the other I remember is Rumbelows :D

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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by Armchair Wanderer » Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:12 pm

Dave Sutton's barnet wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:20 pm
jmjhb wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:33 pm
Carabao is a Thai energy drink apparently...
...who already sponsor Chelsea. It rhymes with cow, not snow. Or as one PR wonk wrote: "It rhymes with 'take a bow'," presumably not realising that bow is a heteronym which can be pronounced to rhyme with now or know.
It IS a cow!!
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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by General Mannerheim » Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:57 am

Crewe away as a youth, chippy nr the ground, my first ever experience of being met with that look like id just shat on the counter upon ordering a Chip Muffin!

a look i would later see again again in any chippy outside of BL8!

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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by boltonboris » Tue Jun 20, 2017 12:05 pm

Muffin?
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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by Bruce Rioja » Tue Jun 20, 2017 12:32 pm

General Mannerheim wrote:
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:57 am
Crewe away as a youth, chippy nr the ground, my first ever experience of being met with that look like id just shat on the counter upon ordering a Chip Muffin!

a look i would later see again again in any chippy outside of BL8!
I should think you do get a look an' all. MUFFIN? 4uck me!
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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by BWFC_Insane » Tue Jun 20, 2017 12:35 pm

Its a barm. Barm, barm barm.

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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by Prufrock » Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:21 pm

I thought the name was a joke!
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Re: Carabao Cup First Round - Crewe away

Post by Bruce Rioja » Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:41 pm

"A chip muffin and a tin of Carabao please" said no-one...................................... ever!
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