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Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by Ross K, Aug 10, 2008.

  1. Poisoned Slice

    Poisoned Slice G.O.A.T.

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    Was so good watching United yesterday. Then Zverev later on. A quite superb day.
     
  2. Zincubus

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    I'm hoping United re-sign Ibra again for the se of half of the season . Could be a spectacular 6 months :)


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  3. Checkmate

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    Confirmed !

    FC Barcelona have completed the signing of 29 year old Ex-Tottenham midfielder Paulinho. Fees- 40 million euros (Source : Coach Scolari)

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    Chinese Club Guangzhou Evergrande's Chinese Captain Zheng Zi : ''A big loss for us."
     
  5. TheAssassin

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    United could have also challenged if it wasn't for amateur-like wastefulness throughout the entire season. When it comes to big clubs' seasons, I don't really care about earnings, I care about trophies. You either win them or you don't.

    La Liga tried to stop the deal but Barca accepted the money. To be fair I wouldn't mind seeing them miss out on all the big names, we are on the same page there. :D Just saying I understand their desperation to buy one. Maybe they will try something similar on Hazard. I am sure Coutinho will perform great for Liverpool this season, to give them maximum in his final year and to show himself good for Barca.
     
  6. Poisoned Slice

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    The media know what they witnessed yesterday. We all do. A well oiled Manchester United machine ''that has a strong centre'' Gary Neville just invaded my mind there. This Mars bar aint got the storng centre mate, bin it, lol Sorry. Losing my mind again.

    A match for any team in the premier league? We shall see. I'm not gettig carried away blah blah blah. Even I was expecting West Ham to score a goal. Then when the game started I was wondering why. Yes, I know we will be challenged against better teams. Paul Pogba on the scoresheet. The pass of the season to Mata. Good times, good times. :D

    As for Coutinho. Them's the breaks, my friend. Needs to restore faith and score a hat trick in his next match. The question is, which team will it be for? :p
     
  7. Poisoned Slice

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    Unfinished business with United. Wait and see.
     
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    A great start for Man U minus the departed [Everton's] Rooney [he's still got plenty left in the tank]! Shame with my Chelsea [for now]. However, by the looks of it, Mou usually delivers in his sophomore year.
     
  9. Poisoned Slice

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    Poisoned SMUG slice. :p

    I still can't believe Chelsea have let him go. It just does not make sense.
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  10. Zincubus

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    Pretty sure we will persist in trying for Couthinho , hopefully in the next few days , Dembele should follow soon afterwards...


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  11. Zincubus

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    Ibra was great last season , imagine what a time he would have with this setup ... Matic will make massive difference to the team / team play and to Pogba who will hopefully show just how good he really is ...

    Feel a bit sorry for Hererra who was pretty damn good last season .... maybe he could come to Barca we need all the help we can get .....


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  12. TheAssassin

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    Listen to this. o_O

    Marco Asensio has scored on his:

    -La Liga debut
    -Copa del Rey debut
    -UEFA Champions League debut
    -UEFA Super Cup debut
    -Supercopa de Espana debut

    FIFA Club World Cup is the only club competition where he didn't score on his first appearance.

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    The future is safe.
    You think Barca can go for both of them?

    Either way, their clubs aren't willing to sell while the contracts aren't a year away from expiring so there is no risk of having them leave for free.
     
  13. Zincubus

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    I don't really know much about him apart from being 29 and didn't do much at Spurs ( apparently ) . He's supposedly impressed for Brazil of late though and he can't be any less effective than Rakitic , Rafinha or poor old Iniesta .


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  14. Zincubus

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    Asensio is supposedly a long time Barca fan and he was apparently offered to us for 35 thousand euros before he chose Real :(

    Real Madrid are a class apart sadly . We are lagging behind big time , I fear.

    By my reckoning , the only way we can challenge for La Liga and the CL is IF we somehow secure the services of Cohthinho AND Dembele .... maybe even Dybala if we want to go head to head with Real Madrid .


    As regards transfers - most Barca fans seem hopeful of getting BOTH at 150 million euros each ... maybe even a third ...


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    Meh

    Nothing compared to 3 in your first 2 for the mighty Reds of Manchester. :p

    But yeah, does look like he has awesome potential.
     
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    Herrera will be fine. Took time to get Mkhitaryan going last season, especially after the game at City. Assist for 2 goals yesterday. I'm just impressed. The commentator was saying Pogba was playing with the freedom of a kid in high school. Did look that way. Yes, only one game. I can't help it. Like @TheMuzziah says. It has been a while since United have challenged for the title. :p

    Not sure if it was the best performance post Alex Ferguson golden age. Was very good though.

    Damn. I can remember that Ravanelli hat trick on Middlesbrough premier league debut like it was yesterday. His celebration was copied by many in high school. :D Lukaku came close enough to equalling it.
     
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  17. TheAssassin

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    Didn't Ibra and Rashford have the same or even better starts? :)
    I think you will be in contention for La Liga even if you don't sign anyone. Too good in this competition in recent years to be written off just like that while Real are the opposite. CL is a different story. Got to get past that quarterfinal stage, it's been a hurdle for you recently. :p;)

    It would be stunning if Barca sign both. That defense could use an upgrade as well though.
    The 5-0 away against Leverkusen under GOAT Moyes was pretty cool. :D 4-2 vs City and 2-1 away at Anfield under Van Gaal in 2015 were very enjoyable as well.

    Hard not to get hyped. Looks like that was the most convincing win in 3 years or so. Would be really good if the team collects majority or all points in the first few games, the schedule isn't demanding yet.
     
  18. Poisoned Slice

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    I had my previous game of footy manager just stalling. Some amazing youngsters coming through. The good tihng about steam is you don't need to edit the datasbase. It does all that for you.

    Tempted to get a new game up and running with this new United setup. Must avoid temptation. Not enough time in the world
    Exactly. It is hard not to be hyped. I was talking before the game about not wasting chances. One of those games that United could afford to. And not like we missed many clear chances. Everything just looked good.

    You know in football that I only live for United. Asensio would need to score 6 to impress me. :p Like Jose Mourinho said, it was a good win but it is really nothing in the big picture. Rashford was still good yesterday. Involved in the game a lot and trying to make things happen. I was happy that Martial came on and scored. Might be good enough to get him a start in the next game.
     
  19. Poisoned Slice

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    My best mate is looking to win the uncle of the year award. I took him to his first Man United game and many after it so he always looks out for me now. He offered the chance while we were in Nando's a couple of weeks ago. Just too much going on for me to consider it. At least I've had the tour of Camp Nou (Nou Camp, damn it. That is what it was called when I was growing up. )He took his nephew to another match. I'm stuck with 3 niece. :p jk , love them. Anyway. They got the action at the match last night.

    No matter if Ronaldo pushed shoved or just did whatever. You cannot put your hand on an official. Not ever. Come on. No matter how you feel about his job of the game. You do not touch an official. This is nursery school stuff.
     
  20. Tiki-Taka

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    Well that was an embarrassment. I said Real were more likely to score a 3rd even when they went down to 10 men and they did exactly that. Meanwhile nothing significant is going on in the transfer window. Hopefully it changes soon or at least Paulinho proves me wrong.
     
  21. TheAssassin

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    I think the ref made a mistake by booking him, should have just played on. But yes that was a stupid thing to do. He would have only served a one match ban if that didn't happen but because of the push he is out for five games now. Can't say it's big damage, after all Zizou's rotation policy unleashed Ronaldo in the final months of the last season.
    Zidane is the first Real Madrid manager to avoid defeat in all of his first three Camp Nou visits. Two wins (where Madrid went a man down but still scored later on both occasions) and a famous draw thanks to a late Ramos goal.

    Something tells me you guys will win at the Bernabeu, but the margin won't be big enough. Can't see Madrid not scoring, the streak of scoring at least one in a game now stands at 67. Hope I am wrong about your win, wouldn't like to see the club lift a trophy after a loss, especially at home.
     
  22. bezs

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    Would not surprise me if Hoffenheim grab a win against Liverpool.
     
  23. TheMuzziah

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    right, so by that logic Bayern cruising to another league title is equally/more impressive to say Dortmund or Leipzig winning it is it? what about the Spanish league(Barcelona/Madrid vs Atletico), or even England( both manc clubs/Chelsea have been spending billions bwtween them).
    like it or not, finances are a major part of the game these days more so than ever - personally I would hate for us to become a soulless club similar to Man City /PSG etc. footballs already gone to **** as it is ,would be the final straw for me but am hopeful it won't come to that.

    you mean either the first team or the Liverpool reserves yea? :p that's up to Klopp to decide - for Phils sake I hope it's the former.

    yeah, good luck with that lol

    according to Pearce Coutinho is not for sale at any price, transfer request changes nothing .

    oh dear...err I mean great signing that. :p
     
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  24. TheAssassin

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    Not at all, obviously some title runs are more impressive than others. Just saying I'd rather win some competitions than have a transfer profit. After all some clubs will easily get the money back through other ways so I am not concerned by the finances.

    You guys won't become like them. Big spending will happen at some point, you went over 100 million one season as well, but that won't happen constantly every summer like it happens with City and PSG.
     
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    Sigurdsson moves to Everton in 45 million deal. Champions league spot potential. :p
     
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    I'd of said they had the potential to make a good go of it before the move. The two Manchester clubs are nailed on for top 4. The other 5 best teams? Any 2 of them could make it I think.
     

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