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Sefton wrote:An old Toga favourite, that and making jokes about black people.

All black people or specific black people?
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Can't keep a clean sheet, that's why we won't win the league.
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Sefton wrote:Can't keep a clean sheet, that's why we won't win the league.
Letting one in when you are 5 up is hardly a disaster
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Winnie wrote:
Sefton wrote:Can't keep a clean sheet, that's why we won't win the league.
Letting one in when you are 5 up is hardly a disaster
True but we won't put 5 or 6 past every team, whereas we seem to let one or two with regularity, it would take some shit attacking side not to score against our defence.
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Sefton wrote:
Winnie wrote:
Sefton wrote:Can't keep a clean sheet, that's why we won't win the league.
Letting one in when you are 5 up is hardly a disaster
True but we won't put 5 or 6 past every team, whereas we seem to let one or two with regularity, it would take some shit attacking side not to score against our defence.
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:lol:
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https://www.balls.ie/football/steve-bruce-novel/293169
"right red blood on the knife blade.

The knife in my hand.

Duffy’s dead body stretched out on the locker room floor…"

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this review of one of Steve Bruce's books had me in stitches, absolutely hilarious
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JJR wrote:Image
Unfortunately that doesn't ring true for all Scousers. We never even have the hope of winning the league. :(( We lost by 5 on the same weekend they won by 5.

At least I saw Wycombe deservedly beat Portsmouth away in a fantastic FA Cup match. :thumbup:
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Nice look to the Prem table at the moment. :thumbup:
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Very VERY hungover but happy in Vienna right now. What a result last night, thank goodness I didn't see too much of the match though. Only downside is I have to get my carcass out of bed and check out of the cheapo hotel I am in.
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MrJonno wrote:Very VERY hungover but happy in Vienna right now. What a result last night, thank goodness I didn't see too much of the match though. Only downside is I have to get my carcass out of bed and check out of the cheapo hotel I am in.
Wales screwed themselves too, big game in Dublin coming up! I predict a low scoring draw or scrappy Ireland win the way wales are playing.
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Manchester United have overtaken Barcelona as the best paid football team in the world in 2016, according to a survey into salaries across the world of sport.

It is the first time since Sportingintelligence's Global Sports Salaries Survey started seven years ago that United's average first-team pay has outstripped every other football club.

Jose Mourinho's squad jumped from sixth to fourth in the overall list, thanks to huge expenditure during the summer that saw the arrival of Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. United's average basic first-team pay in 2016-17 has been calculated at £5.77m a year or £110,962 a week.
Performance related pay. :lol: :lol:
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I see McLean scored again. Where have all these goals come from? It must be the poppies that bring out the anger in him.
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Arsenal being awful as normal in November. United all over them. Wenger unbalanced his team by selecting Ramsey wide.
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Petej wrote:Arsenal being awful as normal in November. United all over them. Wenger unbalanced his team by selecting Ramsey wide.
Arsenal are not worth shit if Cazorla isn't in the team.
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village wrote:
Petej wrote:Arsenal being awful as normal in November. United all over them. Wenger unbalanced his team by selecting Ramsey wide.
Arsenal are not worth shit if Cazorla isn't in the team.
He is an important player. I don't get playing Elneny in front of Xhaka. Playing Ramsey instead of Chamberlain or Iwobi just makes Arsenal too narrow and Ramsey isn't a wide player.

Chamberlain skins someone great cross header Giroud.
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Jose goes safe instead of pressing for more and they let Arse back in for the draw. Also Mariner was terrible.
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Deadtigers wrote:Jose goes safe instead of pressing for more and they let Arse back in for the draw. Also Mariner was terrible.
Rooney should have gone for his petulance.
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Liverpool are having one of those days when they'll lose to a goal in the last minute after having 80 shots to 1 or something stupid.
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hahahahahahaah WEST HAM

COYS
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DragonKhan wrote:hahahahahahaah WEST HAM

COYS
The hammers fans will be off to smash up the place.
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ScarfaceClaw wrote:
DragonKhan wrote:hahahahahahaah WEST HAM

COYS
The hammers fans will be off to smash up the place.
Bimbo has just got back from doing a bus over.
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Sefton wrote:
ScarfaceClaw wrote:
DragonKhan wrote:hahahahahahaah WEST HAM

COYS
The hammers fans will be off to smash up the place.
Bimbo has just got back from doing a bus over.
:lol:
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Sefton wrote:
ScarfaceClaw wrote:
DragonKhan wrote:hahahahahahaah WEST HAM

COYS
The hammers fans will be off to smash up the place.
Bimbo has just got back from doing a bus over.
The bus was asking for it by being late.
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Great look to the Prem league tonight :thumbup:

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BBC shoe-horning Man U into that screen shot.

Arsenal really are a bit ordinary without Santi Cazorla. Such an under-rated player.
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village wrote:BBC shoe-horning Man U into that screen shot.
Exactly. It'll be between those top 5 this year. Daylight next.
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Looking at that bbc graphic that c69 posted and contemplating.............. English football has probably never been in a better place in competitiveness terms since the 60's........ Liverpool mostly dominated the 70s and 80s, Man U the 90s and 00s. There is no single dominant team nowadays, imo this is great. Any one of 5 teams could potentially win the league. :thumbup:
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Seems we played pretty well against Leicester. Okaka back, with Success nearly ready. Happy days :o
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Smee wrote:Looking at that bbc graphic that c69 posted and contemplating.............. English football has probably never been in a better place in competitiveness terms since the 60's........ Liverpool mostly dominated the 70s and 80s, Man U the 90s and 00s. There is no single dominant team nowadays, imo this is great. Any one of 5 teams could potentially win the league. :thumbup:
I agree. That's a very competitive top 6. Everton on the fringes too.

Shame we drew at Soton. There the type of games you have a sneak a win if you want to be champions. The Scum are looking good unfortunately. Conte seems to have worked out how to get the best out of Mourinho's players.
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Crash_12 wrote:Hal Robson Kanu - vote now.

http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-footb ... index.html
I voted

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voted Neymar
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le chat wrote:voted Neymar
ffs, get your tongue out of earls arse.
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Just the three Welsh players nominated for the UEFA team of the year.

12 premiership players nominated.

Zero English.

Is that a first or the norm?
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Crash_12 wrote:
le chat wrote:voted Neymar
ffs, get your tongue out of earls arse.
wtf, it was the best goal
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henry wrote:Just the three Welsh players nominated for the UEFA team of the year.

12 premiership players nominated.

Zero English.

Is that a first or the norm?
is it based on international form or club form, I don't get it
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henry wrote:Just the three Welsh players nominated for the UEFA team of the year.

12 premiership players nominated.

Zero English.

Is that a first or the norm?
Think it's a first as usually you don't qualify for major tournaments.
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le chat wrote:
henry wrote:Just the three Welsh players nominated for the UEFA team of the year.

12 premiership players nominated.

Zero English.

Is that a first or the norm?
is it based on international form or club form, I don't get it
Both European club football and international competitions.

I've had a look at the older results. Bale is the only British player to make the final 11 since 2008.

This time 'round, players from some 18 different nations, representing six different countries have been nominated. England being just one of only six countries not to contribute a single homegrown player. In fact, the Premier League itself only contributed 12 players, less than Real and Barca combined.

Someone doesn't rate the Premier League.
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henry wrote:
le chat wrote:
henry wrote:Just the three Welsh players nominated for the UEFA team of the year.

12 premiership players nominated.

Zero English.

Is that a first or the norm?
is it based on international form or club form, I don't get it
Both European club football and international competitions.

I've had a look at the older results. Bale is the only British player to make the final 11 since 2008.

This time 'round, players from some 18 different nations, representing six different countries have been nominated. England being just one of only six countries not to contribute a single homegrown player. In fact, the Premier League itself only contributed 12 players, less than Real and Barca combined.

Someone doesn't rate the Premier League.
probably jealous of PL money
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