The Footie Thread 2014/15

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Fred__Elliott
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Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:04 am

Great result last night. Hopefully Matic is fit for the next few games and it was just a precaution. Would like to see us go with a similar formation against City, better chance of countering by leaving the 3 lads up top. Young's 2 goals were peaches

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Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:57 pm

Mourinho for Young's free kick

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Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:02 pm

Fuck it, two late wins for city in a row, that's hard to take.

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Fred__Elliott
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Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:21 pm

ah it wont matter in the end. I guarantee you we wont be within the 4 points they might have dropped come the end of the season.

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Fred__Elliott
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Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:25 pm

Salah is fairly good isnt he?

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Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:29 am

They've so many attacking options. If Klopp had the fucking kop on to sort out a left back and a keeper during the summer they'd be a serious outfit.

Henderson has hit his high-water mark as well now too. Can't see him kicking on another inch.

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Fred__Elliott
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Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:54 am

I think Henderson hinders them as much as anything, to slow and ponderous on the ball compared to whats around him. I think the defence will always be an issue for them no matter what players are a part of it. There's basic mistakes that can be coached out of players being repeated all the time.

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Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:47 pm

If they'd a proper top centre forward their attack would be incredible. Firminho is decent but he's not a proper CF who'll score 25 goals in a season.

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Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:21 am

felt like the old days at arsenal

pogba missing for the city game is a massive blow. has made such a difference

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Fred__Elliott
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Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:40 am

He's a massive blow offensively and leading the counter attack. He was shocking defensively on Saturday though, and we'll be on the back foot most of the match. He let Ramsey go for their goal Saturday out of sheer laziness when Rojo was already covering 2 Arsenal forwards

I do think it was a harsh red though

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Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:36 am

Are you kidding me? That was a shocker, he could have put Bellerin out for months.

Great match though, very disappointing result considering the way it went but very exciting. Good to see Arsenal really fight after going 2 down early on, in recent years that would have turned into 4 or 5.

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Fred__Elliott
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Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:58 am

Eucrid wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:36 am
Are you kidding me? That was a shocker, he could have put Bellerin out for months.
If Bellerin was making a sliding tackle then yes it was a shocker. As it is, It was a normal 50/50 and Pogba was already stretching for the ball before Bellerin dropped his knee into a bizarre position. Pogba couldn't do anything at that stage. So yes I think it was harsh

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Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:29 am

Straight red i thought.
I think he knew he was going to leave something on Bellerin for sure. He followed through with it and left his full weight down onto the back of his knee.

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Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:10 pm

i really wanted to look at the replay and think he was hard done by, but when i seen it again i'd imagine most were thinking 'ah fair enough'

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Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:21 pm

never a red!

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Fred__Elliott
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Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:21 pm

Bellerin should have been red carded for endangering himself

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