Soccer/Fussball/Football/Calcio/Futbol 2016-17

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  1. JoeFab

    JoeFab Been here awhile

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    Juve all the way ! What a great result ! Lovely to see that diver Suarez get nothing out of the game. On the other hand Real must be spending millions on bribes for refs ! They did it last year as well ! About time these Euro cheats get shown up for what they are !...j.f.:devildog
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    Who's left?

    Juve, Real, Atleti, and......
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    I think I'd enjoy a final without a Spanish team, I wouldn't favor a Madrid Darby Final, let's see what the Draw brings.
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    By now I usually have a hard time rooting for any team in the CL. But this year, I'd like Juve to do it. Or Monaco. Either would be good.
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    Athletico Madrid for me. Cannot stand Ronaldo...

    Juve, they are Italian. I am not a fan of Italian football.
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    *In before the nil-nil draw with Anderlecht at old trafford.

    i say this, because Im wrong every time I do, would be nice to actually put one away neatly, not just squeak by.


    I dont see any way chelsea drops this. what do you guys think? Just havin a look at the top team schedules....IMHO, Blues' remaining fixtures look a bit simpler than spurs. And The north london Derby spurs v arsenal, and all their chaos, looks to be a must watch to me. Arsenal loses, its gonna get even worse for Wenger.

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    If its not from the EPL, id like to see an Italian team do it.

    I was VERY into Serie A in the late 90's. When the original Ronaldo was at Inter. I would watch every game that was televised, regardless of team lol. that was before kids, and I had a job where I worked 3 12 hour days and had 4 off. :)
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    I agree, Chelski have the better schedule. But the rumors are that there is some unrest in Chelski land. IF that is true, might be different.

    Add to that the fact that Spurs have the better back line, and that Chelskis backline can be flummoxed if the opposing squad pushes them hard and that Costa has appeared "unsettled"(?) for a few matches means either nothing or something. Even Hazard hasn't looked himself...

    I don't think Spurs WILL do it, but they COULD do it is great.
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    Spurs winning the league.....

    Arsenal fans would need therapy. Dont think theyd stand for that, AND finishing out of top 4. No way Wenger stays.

    :rofl

    also: kudos for using "flummoxed" in a sentence. :)
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    "Unsettled" is too English and lacks "flavor".

    Spurs WILL finish above the Gooners, they can suck it. Gooners SHOULD finish outside of top four, if they finish outside Europe completely (meaning not even a Europa spot) all the better!!!

    To HELL with the Gooners!
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    agreed, just not quite as hatefully lol certainly theyll finish above them... But it would be so much better if spurs win the league, AND Arsenal out of CL.

    this stuff is why I watch this sport. even when my team is on the wrong end of it. Europa equal on aggregate now. 1-1 at 30' in.
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    *yawns* oh goody...extra time. chanting: "please no penalties"
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    Zlatan, that hurt.

    He is out for the remainder of the season, has to be. That was just ugly.

    I said ouch, Rabbi Daughter said ouch. That just was OUCH.
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    I see Chelsea possibly losing in the FA Cup on Saturday. But eventually doing enough to win the league title.
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    What rumors? Costa? That's been going on for ages.
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    Hate to see players seriously hurt, especially great players. I read that Rojo is injured too. If he misses games, two huge losses for United. But their might be a silver lining for United, in that Mourinho will be forced to play pacier players up front.
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    Juve v Monaco and a Madrid Darby, I guess the final I wanted came early along with the final I didn't want. At this point I'm crossing my fingers for a Juve v Atleti final.

    In other news: The BvB Dortmund Blast was done for $$$, the guy was trying to execute Stock Options when their stock dropped after they fell from the UCL http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39664212 Are You Kidding Me?!?!?!
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    same. Son and I saw the still shot of it hyperextending. and cringed. (was going to link it, thought better of it lol) google image search 'Zlatan knee' if you want.

    Rojo prob out awhile, just as he was getting into a strong form. :/



    agree here. Rashford looks like the real deal guys. Also Wonder if Wazza will ever make a cameo..... I read he's available. Slot him in behind those speedy lil buggers.

    Pogba STILL seems an expensive mistake to me. Even with the cool haircuts. Frustrating when someone that talented does poorly.



    ***other news. My U12 "red devils" play "real madrid" saturday. Ive asked a couple of them to put in extra work, because "the gaffa' needs the win" (my son was the only one who got this) :)

    Its the main "screaming guy" thats the coach. pencil goatee, visor golf cap. yelling "kick it out of bounds!" every time the ball enters their half. I'm sure hes a nice guy, but its too far outside my character bubble. And that is NOT soccer. bring me that W. LOL
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    My daughters coed team needs a coach for an upcoming match, I got picked.

    This could be interesting.
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    'Peels', totally agree on Pogba ! When Utd. beat Chelski he was invisible ! When he demands the ball all the time Utd. are crap !...j.f.
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