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Re: EPL Season Resumes.

Post by samster » July 28, 2020, 2:29 pm

Liverpool deserved it but enjoyed watching Man City's football more.

Chelsea bored me but (I hate to say it) Man U were quite entertaining towards the end of the season and deserved to qualify for Champions League.

At the bottom, happy that Watford went down but would have preferred Villa and their antiquated management team of Smith and Terry to have joined them.

Sheffield Utd did well and always looked the best team in the Championship last year. Wilder has a unique style but, I think he will be found out next season.



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Re: EPL Season Resumes.

Post by Zidane » August 2, 2020, 9:15 am

Two bits of news....
Arsenal won the FA Cup last night beating Chelsea 2-1 with two goals from Aubemayang after Chelsea took an early lead through Pulisic.
The controversial sending of Kovac meant that Chelsea finished with 9 men after Pedro went off injured.
This means that Arsenal now qualify for next seasons Europa League. Wolves now have to win this seasons trophy in order to qualify next year.

Eddie Howe has left Bournemouth after over 25 years as a player and manager.
Bit of a surprise as I thought he'd give it a go getting them back up next season.
Just when I thought our chance had passed,you go and save the best for last.

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Re: EPL Season Resumes.

Post by Udon Map » August 4, 2020, 10:31 am

mathusalah80 wrote:
June 24, 2020, 5:36 pm
I have no doubt that all those football fans who, like me, experienced the pleasure of reading the regular insightful comments and interesting reviews posted by yourself and Zidine, before you both absconded to the more intellectually challenging, :-s :lol: \:D/ alleged football threads, now operating under the stewardship of Messrs. 747/taxifor/dezzer/GT93 , would be delighted if you both would post, even occasionally, your views on the EPL or domestic cups competitions, as you did in the past.

With some reluctance and trepidation I opened this thread at the suggestion of a small group of seriously minded, adult fans, who wanted to have one more try at having a football thread for the use of the Forum's serious fans. I spent considerable time & effort in putting together the lengthy opening post in an effort to kick start this thread. I admit I hold the view all my effort will prove to be a total waste of time. This because I feel certain that the aforesaid foursome, most particularly the ever trolling GT93 with his finely tuned penchant for deliberately stirring up unpleasantness (and then 'disappearing' [-X , =; ), will be unable to resist destroying this thread, in the same manner as it's predecessors. :( Sadly their history, in relation to football threads, indicates they are certain of success.
I will be trying to change that for this season. No promises, but we'll see how it goes.

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Re: Poms and Their Soccer Teams

Post by jackspratt » August 4, 2020, 11:48 am

Just bumping (and necro-ing) this on-topic thread for potential continuation as the "Alternate EPL 2020/21 Season" thread. :D

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Re: Poms and Their Soccer Teams

Post by GT93 » August 4, 2020, 12:44 pm

Soccer is a popular sport jack. If the Map can handle 4 or more Trump threads and 4 or more Coronavirus threads,it should be able to take 4 EPL threads in its stride. :-k

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Re: Poms and Their Soccer Teams

Post by dezzer111 » August 4, 2020, 2:11 pm

Well we will see what happens g t see if they can handle it.
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Re: Poms and Their Soccer Teams

Post by dunroaming » August 4, 2020, 3:40 pm

With the words poms and soccer in the title I seriously doubt it

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Re: Poms and Their Soccer Teams

Post by 747man » August 4, 2020, 4:47 pm

GT93 wrote:
August 4, 2020, 12:44 pm
Soccer is a popular sport jack. If the Map can handle 4 or more Trump threads and 4 or more Coronavirus threads,it should be able to take 4 EPL threads in its stride. :-k
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Re: Poms and Their Soccer Teams

Post by Udon Map » August 4, 2020, 5:35 pm

dezzer111 wrote:
August 4, 2020, 2:11 pm
Well we will see what happens g t see if they can handle it.
The problem is that some can handle it, but others are insulted.

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Re: Poms and Their Soccer Teams

Post by jackspratt » August 4, 2020, 7:56 pm

The Consolidated Jokes thread seems to run OK with blatant racism, sexism, and just about every other "ism" you care to name.

I guess those who are easily insulted steer clear of it, or others recognise it for what it is, and move on.

Given the tribal nature of the soccer fans, in my view there is room for an EPL thread along the same lines.

For those who are "insulted", and I deduce it is a very small minority, they could perhaps not wander into such a thread ..... given they are fully aware of its content.

And can stick to the serious thread.

And if they are inclined to hit the "Report" button, they could be reminded of such, and ignored. 👍

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Re: Poms and Their Soccer Teams

Post by Udon Map » August 4, 2020, 8:18 pm

jackspratt wrote:
August 4, 2020, 7:56 pm
For those who are "insulted", and I deduce it is a very small minority, they could perhaps not wander into such a thread ..... given they are fully aware of its content.
Exactly. That's what this thread is for. Again, however, within reason.

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Re: Poms and Their Soccer Teams

Post by dunroaming » August 4, 2020, 8:51 pm

So to be clear is this thread about Aussie or American soccer

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Re: EPL Season Resumes.

Post by mech_401 » August 5, 2020, 8:09 pm

after learning those dirty yanks have been buying
up the teams and calling it " soccer" i refuse to
watch it anymore. it's little more than waterboarding

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Re: EPL Season Resumes.

Post by mathusalah80 » August 8, 2020, 3:52 pm

Apologies for my delayed response, due to my having been hospitalized.
Therefore, an abbreviated response in providing my final summary of this season’s EPL.
No necessity to name the team of the season, indeed of the past two years is, of course, Liverpool.. Unfortunate, but understandable in these sad times, the performance of Klopp, and his-band of warriors, in sustaining such an outstanding level of performance over such a period has not been fully appreciated. But I am sure that will change, with the passing of time.
As to the Manager of the season there have been some impressive performances; all the more so in that all, with one exception, are still novices still very much in the learning stages of Management at the top level. Solskjaer appears to have resolved, at Utd., temporarily at least, the dressing room shambles he inherited from his predecessor; with the added bonus of grabbing the right to a place in next season Champions League competition.
Lampard’s performance, at Chelsea, in his first year in senior management, including clinching the remaining vacancy for next season’s Champions League, speaks for itself. Brian Rodgers also completely justified his surprise appointment, as Leicesters new manager; and could be considered a trifle unlucky to miss out on a top four spot.
Sheffield’s Chris Wilder, and Wolves Nun Espirito, I rate as the two major surprise packages, and I have high expectation each go on to carve out successful managerial careers, as their experiences grow.
My unreserved pick as the Manager of the season is Roy Hodgson! :shock: Any manager, in their seventies who, against all the odds, can manage to keep the sparse, mediocre Palace squad in the EPL for some four consecutive seasons, is totally deserving of this accolade
My golden boots selection is the irrepressible James Vardy who, pushing 33 years of age, continues to score consistently against many of the best defensive players in world football.
My selection for the most outstanding outfield field player is Shelvey of Newcastle. My admiration of his all round football skills and consistency throughout the season justifies my selection, and even further, my further view that he is worthy of a place in the England squad.
My selection for the season’s golden gloves is an automatic one, as it should be for anyone having even the slightest of football knowledge. It is, of course, Nick Pope, of Burnley.
So that’s it for this season, and Paul has confirmed this thread will now be officially closed.
Mat. :(

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Re: EPL Season Resumes.

Post by dezzer111 » August 8, 2020, 5:10 pm

mathusalah80 wrote:
August 8, 2020, 3:52 pm
Apologies for my delayed response, due to my having been hospitalized.
Therefore, an abbreviated response in providing my final summary of this season’s EPL.
No necessity to name the team of the season, indeed of the past two years is, of course, Liverpool.. Unfortunate, but understandable in these sad times, the performance of Klopp, and his-band of warriors, in sustaining such an outstanding level of performance over such a period has not been fully appreciated. But I am sure that will change, with the passing of time.
As to the Manager of the season there have been some impressive performances; all the more so in that all, with one exception, are still novices still very much in the learning stages of Management at the top level. Solskjaer appears to have resolved, at Utd., temporarily at least, the dressing room shambles he inherited from his predecessor; with the added bonus of grabbing the right to a place in next season Champions League competition.
Lampard’s performance, at Chelsea, in his first year in senior management, including clinching the remaining vacancy for next season’s Champions League, speaks for itself. Brian Rodgers also completely justified his surprise appointment, as Leicesters new manager; and could be considered a trifle unlucky to miss out on a top four spot.
Sheffield’s Chris Wilder, and Wolves Nun Espirito, I rate as the two major surprise packages, and I have high expectation each go on to carve out successful managerial careers, as their experiences grow.
My unreserved pick as the Manager of the season is Roy Hodgson! :shock: Any manager, in their seventies who, against all the odds, can manage to keep the sparse, mediocre Palace squad in the EPL for some four consecutive seasons, is totally deserving of this accolade
My golden boots selection is the irrepressible James Vardy who, pushing 33 years of age, continues to score consistently against many of the best defensive players in world football.
My selection for the most outstanding outfield field player is Shelvey of Newcastle. My admiration of his all round football skills and consistency throughout the season justifies my selection, and even further, my further view that he is worthy of a place in the England squad.
My selection for the season’s golden gloves is an automatic one, as it should be for anyone having even the slightest of football knowledge. It is, of course, Nick Pope, of Burnley.
So that’s it for this season, and Paul has confirmed this thread will now be officially closed.
Mat. :(
Oh dear the season hasn't started yet.
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Re: LFC in UD Town

Post by stattointhailand » August 11, 2020, 1:39 pm

Loei football club in UD Town?

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Re: LFC in UD Town

Post by tamada » August 11, 2020, 1:58 pm

I've just been a little bit sick in my mouth.

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Re: LFC in UD Town

Post by GT93 » August 11, 2020, 2:14 pm

Has there been any rioting?

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Re: LFC in UD Town

Post by dezzer111 » August 11, 2020, 2:42 pm

Why are some people very jealous of L F C I'm surprised 747 hasn't quoted any thing him being a staunch Everton fanatic.
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Re: LFC in UD Town

Post by TAXIfor7/11 » August 11, 2020, 9:44 pm

stattointhailand wrote:
August 11, 2020, 1:39 pm
Loei football club in UD Town?
well it deffo wasnt the toon ?

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