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Old 10-26-2014   #1
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Hello football from London!
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Nick Fairley hurt for Detroit......didn't look too good
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Kinda cool getting started seeing live action this early.
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Kinda cool getting started seeing live action this early.
Football from morning to night today I think my wife would leave me if London had a team
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Football from morning to night today I think my wife would leave me if London had a team
For us fans of English soccer, it's like that already. Amazingly, the wife stays.
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Default Re: 8:30 am Football

Falcons hold Lions to 3 inside redzone.

I forgot who I picked int he TT Pick "Em... this was a toss up to me
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Default Re: 8:30 am Football

And what is the deal with that arch over Wembley? It doesn't look to be structural or have any function.
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And what is the deal with that arch over Wembley? It doesn't look to be structural or have any function.
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The most striking, highly visible feature of the stadium is 133 metre tall arch that sits above the north stand. The steel arch is 315 metres long and will become the longest single roof structure in the world and will be visible right across London.
The arch supports all of the weight of the north roof and 60 per cent of the weight of the southern side. By using an arch to bear some of the weight of the southern roof it is possible to retract the south roof to allow light an air onto the pitch.
The arch also ensures that there are no pillars in the new stadium which could obstruct the views of fans.
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So it is structural....
From the TV views I couldn't see any connecting cables.
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wow, stunning finish
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Turned out to be a helluva game
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Thanks God'ell
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So it is structural....
From the TV views I couldn't see any connecting cables.
It may be structural but architecturally it is a feature meant to replace the famous twin White towers of the old Wembley stadium.
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