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Rob
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Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:44 am

anyone know if we go to ET, whether there'll be a 4th sub? Can't tell if that rule is just in some comps (like Carabao Cup) or in this one too

also, in the 1st 9 of 12 playoff games there's been 7 goals. 5 in Croatia's 1st game, and 2 across the other 8 games (one a shit deflection and one a dodgy peno)

Such shit playoffs for the neutrals

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Eucrid
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Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:33 pm

Well this is fucking shite. :cry:

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maradara
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Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:04 pm

cant end like this

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Fred__Elliott
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Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:08 pm

fuck sake. Mon cocked up the changes at HT

still needed a base in midfield, just someone closer to Murphy for the first 15 mins and see what happens

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Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:09 pm

Shame it took us until this stage of the campaign to meet a genuinely great player.

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Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:17 pm

it was only a matter of time before ward single handedly cost us qualification

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BadTurtle
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Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:18 pm

MON with shades of Ranieri at Monaco here, completely dismantled his team with those subs, removed any chance of a competitive finish, no central midfield for the entire second half.

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Phierstarter
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Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:49 pm

Wow. Talk about picking the wrong game to bother watching.
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enemies/friends
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Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:37 pm

Nobody wanted to go to Russia anyway

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maradara
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Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:07 am

yeah there's a lot of that going around

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Eucrid
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Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:25 am

Fred__Elliott wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:08 pm
fuck sake. Mon cocked up the changes at HT

still needed a base in midfield, just someone closer to Murphy for the first 15 mins and see what happens
I thought we were still doing ok at 2-1, we'd found a foothold in the game again. Should have waited till the hour mark and brought on Long IMO, as you say we needed someone close to Murphy. I think Dunphy and co got in his head about Hoolahan, he could barely chase after a ball when he came on and was easily bullied off it. He's a very mediocre player who's 36 now, he isn't going to turn a game for us.

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Fred__Elliott
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Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:56 pm

Eucrid wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:25 am
Fred__Elliott wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:08 pm
fuck sake. Mon cocked up the changes at HT

still needed a base in midfield, just someone closer to Murphy for the first 15 mins and see what happens
I thought we were still doing ok at 2-1, we'd found a foothold in the game again. Should have waited till the hour mark and brought on Long IMO, as you say we needed someone close to Murphy. I think Dunphy and co got in his head about Hoolahan, he could barely chase after a ball when he came on and was easily bullied off it. He's a very mediocre player who's 36 now, he isn't going to turn a game for us.
If Hoolahan was half as good as Dunphy mentioned, he'd have more than 3 seasons in the EPL under his belt. Brady/McClean are better than him. I used to greatly dislike McClean, but I have to say, he's the only player I felt gutted for. He deserved more than anyone else to be playing in the WC next year. Him and Duffy

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Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:50 am

mcclean has been our best player throughout the campaign. horrible way for it all to end for any of them

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Eucrid
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Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:00 am

Yeah McClean isn't the silkiest footballer in the world but he's quick and he's ridiculously committed. He barely stopped to catch his breath in that first 20 minutes. He's the only winger we have that is any use in MONs system too. We are desperately short of attacking players though, organisation of lower half Premier league defenders and midfielders can work out pretty well but up front we need a bit more. Murphy and Long just aren't good enough.

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Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:29 am

murphy's probably gone now anyway

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Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:08 pm

The latest comedy officiating from the league up here

Referee sends Player A off. Speaks to worse placed linesman, and then lets Player A stay on and sends off Player B

https://twitter.com/BBCSPORTNI/status/9 ... 0615362560

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Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:44 pm

enemies/friends wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:08 pm
The latest comedy officiating from the league up here

Referee sends Player A off. Speaks to worse placed linesman, and then lets Player A stay on and sends off Player B

https://twitter.com/BBCSPORTNI/status/9 ... 0615362560
And the referee has now rescinded the red card he gave to Player B and apologised to the team for his error and Player A is having his card put back in place...

Rob
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Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:27 am

Pulis sacked. Could just take the Wales job if he's not fussed on waiting for another PL job.

bad timing for Giggs

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Fred__Elliott
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Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:48 am

:lol: :lol:

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