Tonight's Football

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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Nicko58 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:39 pm

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Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:28 pm
An absolute joke.

Don't know what it is about Ranieri but he's got a way of making you feel sorry for him. Seems like a genuine manager. But that's the money for you.

That's pretty much the nub of it. Ranieri's replacement won't win them the league again but he might just save them from relegation, which is what the owners will be worried about.
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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Burnden Paddock » Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:47 pm

Absolutely disgraceful. They need to remember where they were just before they appointed Ranieri. I had hoped they would stay up, but would love to see them go down now.

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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Prufrock » Sun Feb 26, 2017 6:46 pm

Gah, it's the hope that kills you.
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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Bruce Rioja » Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:12 pm

Let us not be naive about this, how feck good is Eden Hazard?!
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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Worthy4England » Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:22 pm

Bruce Rioja wrote:
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Let us not be naive about this, how fecking good is Eden Hazard?!
He's a bit quicker than Trotter, but not sure he has the passing range.

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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Worthy4England » Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:51 pm

Wow.

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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Prufrock » Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:51 am

I hope Suarez breaks his legs in the next game. Cheating bastard.

Insane bit of football but it shouldn't have happened.
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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Bruce Rioja » Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:49 am

And today's No-Shit-Sherlock award: Joe Hart - "I'm not wanted at Manchester City"
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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Prufrock » Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:15 am

Ha! Though if I were him I must say I'd be struggling to get my head around it too given who is in their plans!
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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Bruce Rioja » Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:11 pm

Just watching MotD from last night. In the West Ham vs Leicester game Kasper Schmeichel makes an absolutely outstanding save from a point blank shot by Andy Carroll. As such, the commentator and the studio panel start falling over themselves to draw parallels with his dad.

At which point does the world come to recognise that Kasper Scmeichel is an excellent goalkeeper in his own right?
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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by boltonboris » Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:50 pm

Bruce Rioja wrote:
Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:11 pm
Just watching MotD from last night. In the West Ham vs Leicester game Kasper Schmeichel makes an absolutely outstanding save from a point blank shot by Andy Carroll. As such, the commentator and the studio panel start falling over themselves to draw parallels with his dad.

At which point does the world come to recognise that Kasper Scmeichel is an excellent goalkeeper in his own right?
But then how would that benefit the united supporting audience?
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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Hoboh » Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:16 am

Samuele Allardici out italianed Anthony Conte

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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Hoboh » Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:45 pm

Arsène Wenger

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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by LeverEnd » Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:50 pm

Hoboh wrote:
Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:45 pm
Arsène Wenger

:D
Big sam with his arms in the air and a face like he was being noshed off. Brilliant!
Shame Townsend had to dive to get the penalty, otherwise they were excellent.
Oh, but surely just for one day, we could fight and we could win
And if only for a little while, we could insist on the impossible...

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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by BWFC_Insane » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:37 am

How Wenger stays in a job is absolutely beyond me. Since 2013 they've spent 197M. That figure is only surpassed by the two Manchester clubs. Yet Arsenal continue to slide backwards, with no sign at all that Wenger has learned (in the last 10 years) that you can't win anything with a side of technically gifted, but physically and mentally weak players. The fact season after season the story is roughly the same for Arsenal surely points to one thing. A manager unable or unwilling to do what it takes to make them compete for the top honours.

How, is he still in a job? How on earth can they be giving him a new contract? Madness.

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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Gary the Enfield » Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:55 am

Can I be the first to suggest Big Sam for the Arsenal job.

He can spend money AND motivate players.

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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by BWFC_Insane » Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:15 am

Gary the Enfield wrote:
Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:55 am
Can I be the first to suggest Big Sam for the Arsenal job.

He can spend money AND motivate players.
He's too good for them.

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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Harry Genshaw » Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:33 am

If Kaiyne Woollery does nothing else in football now, I don't mind
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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Burnden Paddock » Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:35 pm

Harry Genshaw wrote:
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If Kaiyne Woollery does nothing else in football now, I don't mind

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Re: Tonight's Football

Post by Worthy4England » Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:24 pm

Spanish Police charge Leicester Fans....

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-le ... e-39575253

Doesn't sound at all familiar, now does it?

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