Everton Reserves in the cock up cup

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Everton Reserves in the cock up cup

Post by officer_dibble » Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:57 pm

No match thread?
What a massive cock up this is by the football league. Could be less than 2k on tonight. In school holidays! Well done.

Which 5 will we keep in then - Howard/Beevers/Vela/Taylor/Trotter would be my guess - Taylor on the basis he came on for Davies.

Derik, Woolery, Wilkindon, Taylor, Wilson all to play.

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Re: Everton Reserves in the cock up cup

Post by jetsetwilly » Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:14 pm

I will be disappointed if more than 500 turn up. Shameful

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Re: Everton Reserves in the cock up cup

Post by TANGODANCER » Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:30 pm

officer_dibble wrote:No match thread?
Is this being broadcast on Tower? Haven't heard anything yet.

Edit: Sounds like it is.... :)
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Re: Everton Reserves in the cock up cup

Post by officer_dibble » Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:45 pm

I cant believe we are going to kick off before I eat my tea!

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Post by officer_dibble » Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:47 pm

jetsetwilly wrote:I will be disappointed if more than 500 turn up. Shameful
Genuinely gutted for the club here - its a competition we should fancy a crack at given the wembley final, but the league have debalued it massively, and the rule about first teamers playing is a disgrace.

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Post by officer_dibble » Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:52 pm

Howard; Buxton, Perry, Beevers, A Taylor; Wilson, Earing, Vela, Taylor; Proctor, Woolery.

Earing not Spearing!

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Post by officer_dibble » Tue Aug 30, 2016 7:23 pm

Proctor subbed after 20 mins - presumably thats the earliest he could be subbed to comply with the rules.

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Post by norm the jedi » Tue Aug 30, 2016 7:32 pm

Pardon my even by my own standards legendary level ignorance here?

Is this the Tilly van trophy, Sherpa Freight Rover, Paints etc.. League 1 and 2
Or have I missed another revolutionary upgrade designed to favour the haves over the have nots?

wtf is going on?
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Post by BWFC_Insane » Tue Aug 30, 2016 7:34 pm

norm the jedi wrote:Pardon my even by my own standards legendary level ignorance here?

Is this the Tilly van trophy, Sherpa Freight Rover, Paints etc.. League 1 and 2
Or have I missed another revolutionary upgrade designed to favour the haves over the have nots?

wtf is going on?
It is that. But amended to allow premiership u23 teams in because reasons...and a group stage...again because reasons....and literally the shittest tournament ever.

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Post by Bruce Rioja » Tue Aug 30, 2016 7:37 pm

BWFC_Insane wrote:and literally the shittest tournament ever.
You won't be saying that when you're dusting your rosette down. :)
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Post by LeverEnd » Tue Aug 30, 2016 7:38 pm

Bruce Rioja wrote:
BWFC_Insane wrote:and literally the shittest tournament ever.
You won't be saying that when you're dusting your rosette down. :)
Yeah and singing 'We only hate Wolves U23s' at the top of your voice down Wembley Way.
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Post by BWFC_Insane » Tue Aug 30, 2016 7:39 pm

Bruce Rioja wrote:
BWFC_Insane wrote:and literally the shittest tournament ever.
You won't be saying that when you're dusting your rosette down. :)
Under the old format absolutely, not under this shite.

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Post by CrazyHorse » Tue Aug 30, 2016 7:40 pm

My sensors are picking up a mild vibe that Insania isn't a fan of the format.
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Re: Everton Reserves in the cock up cup

Post by norm the jedi » Tue Aug 30, 2016 7:52 pm

BWFC_Insane wrote:
norm the jedi wrote:Pardon my even by my own standards legendary level ignorance here?

Is this the Tilly van trophy, Sherpa Freight Rover, Paints etc.. League 1 and 2
Or have I missed another revolutionary upgrade designed to favour the haves over the have nots?

wtf is going on?
It is that. But amended to allow premiership u23 teams in because reasons...and a group stage...again because reasons....and literally the shittest tournament ever.

Eeeeeee Dear... I were right looking forward to a pop at the Paint Pot! It was one of the, admittedly very few, compensations of the slide into the shit that was last season and now Barrington Blazer Mbe has fecked that up an'all.
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Re: Everton Reserves in the cock up cup

Post by boltonboris » Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:10 am

The Football league said the introduction of the U23's was to aid the development of the National side.

Norwich's striker scored a hat-trick.. Great, until you hear he's a 29 year old Frenchman.

Stoke's keeper didn't end up playing as he had a late call up for Austria U21's and Reading reserves fielded 9 players that weren't even from these shores.

An absolte clusterfuck of a result and the hashtag #BteamBoycott and the @checkatrade twitter account made good reading.. Certainly had a more aggressive defence than we did!
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Post by plymouth wanderer » Wed Aug 31, 2016 11:54 am

And lower league clubs fit the bill again! As if it wasn't an uneven playing field already
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Post by BWFC_Insane » Wed Aug 31, 2016 12:05 pm

Imagine if you are a supporter of a club in league's one or two. One who has rarely or ever been higher. And you finally, get some glory and a trip to Wembley in the Checkatrade trophy....

Of you troop all giddy with excitement as coachloads of fans make it down to Wembley...

You're playing Everton U23's (Or any other U23 team in it) who bring 1000 fans so Wembley is 1/4 full for your big day and your team is playing an expensively assembled reserve side.....

Yeah. That is exactly what is wrong with this competition.

In the past it was a chance for glory for the lower league clubs. And the final would be (usually) between two sides desperate to win and in the same boat....

Now you could rock up to see no opposition fans and a team fielding a player who cost more than your entire club would to buy.

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Post by Andy Waller » Wed Aug 31, 2016 12:22 pm

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Worth the watch, just for Madine's fine effort at the end.
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Post by Aanvalluh » Wed Aug 31, 2016 1:21 pm

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Re: Everton Reserves in the cock up cup

Post by Bruce Rioja » Wed Aug 31, 2016 2:08 pm

Andy Waller wrote: Madine's fine effort at the end.
How the fecking hell fire have we ended up with that cretin?
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