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j b lyons

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About j b lyons

  • Birthday 01/24/1956

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  • Gender Male
  • Location Sittingbourne, Kent
  • Interests Football = Supporting Scotland - Rangers, Neilston Juniors, Sittingbourne FC - Ryman League South. Scotland Rugby team & Glasgow Warriors. Rock music particularly 70's style - Deep Purple, Zeppelin, Status Quo, Jethro Tull but also Traditional music, Dougie McLean,Runrig & Coast.

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  1. new scotland shirt - no discount/

    Buy it online paying the full price but ask for delivery to your local JD Sports shop and then collect from there. They can then see your membership card and will deduct the 15% discount which will then be refunded to your credit card (also saves you the cost of postage) I live in Kent and had to do that with my local JD store. You may find they will initially give you some blank looks but they will then phone head office who will confirm it is correct + just before Christmas an e-mail was sent to all stores in England confirming the discount deal so they may still remember anyway . . . 'simples' !
  2. Trains

    Naw! Always going to this one, Eurostar from Ebbsfleet (20 minute drive from my home) - 2 hrs on train to Paris and then the 90 minutes to Metz. Too easy . . . . now Mark, that is a different story . . . did you say chicken? See you there
  3. Trains

    I qualified (just!) and am booked on the 1340 from Paris 'Est' on Friday 3rd and back Sunday on 1157 to Paris = £60. Unfortunately these trains did not give a discount for over 60but still a good price
  4. Alerion Hotel - vacant twin room

    Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th. Cancelled it just over 40 minutes ago so I assumed it would go straight back up for sale but there may be some sort of delay in the system before it becomes available. Good luck
  5. For anyone still looking for a Hotel room in Metz I have just cancelled a twin room at the Hotel Alerion which is in the town centre opposite the main train station. Booked and cancelled through Booking.com so should still be there if you get cracking
  6. Accommodation In Metz Looks Sparse

    Ditto! Looks like a nice hotel and great location. Sold out as well
  7. Ticket Allocation?

    Actually you will find it is still quite 'friendly'
  8. Paris To Metz Bus

    Padre, if you are intent on going by bus. Megabus is showing as 4 euro return at the moment. Bus journey is over 4 hrs. 30 mins though and train only takes 95 minutes albeit a bit more expensive at around £45 - 60 depending on time of travel
  9. I was at that game as well and had similar feelings. Great to see my old mate Peter Weir again (haven't seen him in years), he was all over that game and caused Celtic problems all night. My brother was the person who told 'Fergie' about Peter when he was still playing at Neilston Juniors and then a combination of his dad, me and my brother convinced him to sign for Saints. The rest is history!
  10. St Juliens To Stadium Return

    Watershed, Sorry to be a nuisance but I booked two seats on your bus (which you somehow later multiplied to 4 for Bus 1 - we're big lads but that is just taking the p**s ) Can you please cancel my booking as we are now going to be leaving from elsewhere, I have no doubt you will fill my two seats easily enough but if not let me know. Sorry for any inconvenience John Lyons
  11. St Juliens To Stadium Return

    There is a 'bus stance' in Paceville with quite a few bus stop 'laybys' which I am sure could be utilised (Paceville is just an extension of St Julians on the Sliema side - up behind Intercontinental Hotel) Put me down for 2​ places please
  12. Merchandise Shop

    Unfortunately the SFA only recently signed a 2 year extension to the JD contract so we are stuck with the useless tossers
  13. Sliema To Stadium Return

    Deerus, Once again you come to the rescue. Can I please have TWO seats please - seating for the entire Sittingbourne TA. Staying in St Julians but like your prices
  14. New 3Rd Kit

    FFS !
  15. Started in 1974 World Cup in Germany (not counting several Wembley visits and a few to Wales) and never stopped since. SSC Member number is only three figures having joined almost at inception. Been to the 74, 90 and 98 World Cups and the 96 Euro Championship in England so I am not even going to try and count how much. I now live in the South of England so even 'home games' cost me a fair bit. Germany game costing me £70 flight, £35 parking, £15 petrol, £32 match ticket then local transport and obviously refreshments' So a simple home game is at least £200 I could probably have a large mansion and a Bentley with money I saved if I didn't follow Scotland but look at all the fun I would have missed out on and all the people I would never have met. Given the choice again, I would still do it all again France here we come (I can do the Euros in France cheaper than a home game )