Soccer teams?

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What soccer team do you support (if any)

Arsenal
16
13%
Manchester Utd
20
17%
Chelsea
8
7%
Liverpool
11
9%
AC Milllan
8
7%
Juventus
2
2%
Inter Millan
6
5%
Bayern Munich
4
3%
Other
44
37%
 
Total votes : 119

Re: Soccer teams?

Unread postby Dong Zhou » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:53 am

Seems like one or two clubs are getting edgy about Brexit following the transfer window (Spurs, Burnley, Stoke have used it). I don't know if they are seeking to shift blames for disappointing windows, summer has brought things to light or they just feel emboldened to make such claims despite it being divisive

Surprised Jose hasn't blamed Brexit for Pogba lashing out.
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Unread postby Sun Fin » Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:25 pm

Especially interesting as the clubs speaking out are those from Brexit voting populations. If only they'd made the case during the referendum.

My friend has bullied me into doing premier league fantasy football for the first time in years so I'm going to pay closer attention than ever to the football I suspect! :lol:

I'm trying not to get to excited for depressed about Arsenal right now, Emery is in a rebuilding phase so I'm cutting him a lot of slack for the next 10 games or so!
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Re: Soccer teams?

Unread postby Dong Zhou » Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:50 am

How long till Sterling misplaces a pass for England and certain papers demand he be deported after his recent stand against their promotion of racism?
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Unread postby Sun Fin » Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:26 am

Mou has left United! I don't know whether to be glad his gone or sad that United might become a threat again. :lol:

I do think there are some deep, underlying issues within the club hierarchy. Woodward is director of football and while he might be a very able business man he knows nothing about the sport. His constant refusal to buy manager's targets has caused issues for every manager since SAF left. However even if that was remedied I think Mou's relationship with his players was so poisonous that they couldn't succeed with him at the helm.

I think a new manager coming in will have a reasonably talented squad that have more to give then Mou was getting out of them. However I can't see them competing with the likes of Liverpool or City without more fundamental change higher up.
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Re: Soccer teams?

Unread postby Dong Zhou » Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:29 pm

Yeah there has clearly been issues with the squad and long term planning before Jose came in, think board needed to consider Jose's position when they were going "eh, not sure I want to give him money for his new centrebacks after his choices were so bad last year". Jose has been trying to get himself sacked this season and I don't blame his players if they hate him, even world cup wins he will use to bash them

Was talks of Man U getting a DOF in summer, if that is there plan then that needs to be sorted first or new manager is going to have an issue.
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