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bluenose

a name used in the UK for a photosensitive dermatitis of the horse's face marked by a cyanotic appearance in the early stages of skin which later sloughs. The disease occurs in the spring and may be accompanied by such a severe edema that it resembles purpura hemorrhagica.
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However, will this entice more and more Bluenoses to attend regularly?
The action revolves around the plotting of an evil French lord -played by Mike Howl -and his side-kick Tartucan who determine to steal the golden boots of Dixie Dean and topple the Bluenoses for good.
Almost half of the vast stadium erupted in a sea of blue-and-white as the massed hordes of Bluenoses cheered their heroes on to the pitch.
FOR as long as I can remember, us Bluenoses have been the subject of derision from our claret and blue neighbours, and reminded of their "history" whenever we care to voice our opinions.
They also ensured all red-blooded Bluenoses would be denied the sight of his pretty young WAG - Hollyoaks actress Emma Rigby.
When Blues' reached the League Cup semi-final in 1996 they found themselves up against a top class Leeds United side who overpowered them 5-1 over two-legs - but the tussles threw up one moment for Bluenoses to long remember.
With Rotherham United and Bolton as the next two opponents, Bluenoses need to remember that things can change as quick as a Leeds manager.
FAN BLOG By JAMES JEAVONS Blues fan @jeavons24 ONE word summed up Friday night for most Bluenoses - relief.
While I love Steve Bruce as a man, I'm afraid he sadly lacks judgement having sold three excellent players for a pittance - Andy Johnson, Geoff Horsfield and Darren Carter whom the Bluenoses all loved - and then spent a king's ransom on the above three forwards who at best are of dubious quality, as has been proved in the last 11 games.
BLUENOSES dreaming of seeing Birmingham City legends teaming up together in Brum are about to get their wish.
TONIGHT hundreds of Bluenoses will travel down the M6 to the James Parnell Stadium to watch Blues in action in their first pre-season friendly against Nuneaton Town.
We have always had this scenario and, although Sullivan and the Golds have done wonders at St Andrew's, the threat of them going has been mentioned so many times it has lost its potency in frightening the Bluenoses.