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Discussion in 'Sports' started by Yossarian™, Jul 20, 2018.

  1. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    Through gritted teeth, I picked Liverpool.
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  2. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    Bakayoko?

    He scarcely played last season. And he's not even in England this season. :lol3

    Little Kante a dirty player? Ha! His job last season as our lone midfielder capable of tackling forced him into a ton of challenges, but no dirty ones.

    And Morata? The man who falls over all the time. The chronic complainer? A centre-forward is the butcher? :lol3

    You're trying too hard, mate. :freaky
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  3. Peels

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    Agreed. I really want to like him.... But its ominously similar to our Prez, who hires idiots. Then immediately goes on rampages against these folks and fires them for various transgressions, to distance himself from them, thinking well forget who brought them in, singing their praises in the first place lol

    last year, I think it was @wxwax who asked me what the final straw would be, where Id drink the Mourinho koolaid. It isnt JUST success in the name of trophies, titles...etc. For me, a couple things. It would be some success, but with style, and sans nonsensical drama. Really, It would be turning on the tele to watch a match, and NOT have at least a sliver of dread that itll go wrong... It's been awhile since I could say that.

    I no longer hold hope he is capable of such. I think We have a few players with quality. Pogba especially. But they are all in different playbooks when in possession. Its truly sad to see, for a fan of 20+ yrs of watching attacking, midfield dominating football.... It will be up to the players to do something about it.

    Is it just his tactics, or just his demeanor or both?


    side note: u12 team starts matches this weekend. Iv'e decided to give them pep's "youre tired? f*ck you" speech at halftime LOLOLOLOLOLOL
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  4. UncleJ

    UncleJ It's Happy Hour Somewhere

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    A win for 'pool is good, but they could have done better ... liking Mane's form after the World Cup!
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  5. Thraan

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    Palace can be tough at home. Clear penalty and clear red card. Mane's goal was a beauty. Alisson was solid.
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  6. gmk999

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    LOL.. Is’n this where someone ( I forget who) chimes in about kicking the shit out of a ball boy?
    I will agree that this is a far more “Gentile” CFC and far more enjoyable to watch then past years. but it will take a lot of change for them to lose their thuggish immage.
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  7. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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    I think perhaps you mean "genteel".

    Unless, of course, you feel that CFC management is anti-Semitic. I guess it's possible (even though their owner has an Israeli citizenship.)
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  8. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    In January 2018, Chelsea Football Club announced a new campaign to raise awareness of and educate our players, staff, fans and the wider community about antisemitism in football.

    The long-term initiative forms part of our on-going inclusion work, through the Chelsea Foundation’s Building Bridges campaign. The initiative is supported by the club’s owner, Roman Abramovich.

    Everybody at Chelsea is proud to be part of a diverse club. Our players, staff, fans and visitors to the club come from a wide range of backgrounds, including the Jewish community, and we want to ensure everyone feels safe, valued and included.

    https://www.chelseafc.com/en/foundation/say-no-to-antisemitism
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  9. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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    So, as of 2018, trying to turn a corner, eh? Good on them.
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  10. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    Nah, Roman's been active in Jewish causes for a while.

    Stop chewing on lemons! It's making you sour. :lol3
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    Roman isn’t Chelsea, He is just the sugar daddy.
    Maybe it’s a London thing, It wasn’t long ago (2010 ish) you could hear chants of COYY at an given Spurs match.
    Sorry for the typo, I typed Genteil ( i know wrong) spell check corrected it to Gentile.
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  12. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    Yeah, I'm not defending fans. There are still some real shits out there who think it's funny and banter. Fuck them. I hope they get weeded out, one by one if necessary. Many teams have such fans.
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  13. Yossarian™

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  15. wxwax

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    City drop two. Since Liverpool are going unbeaten, that's the title.
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  16. Peels

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    its exhausting being a United fan these days. :(:lol3
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  17. Thraan

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    Can't wait for the post match interview...
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  19. Thraan

    Thraan Long timer

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    "From a strategic point of view we didn't lose, the tactical point of view we didn't lose, but we lost" - Jose Mourinho

    Jose always has an interesting point of view. :lol3
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    "interesting" i was thinking more a 4 letter word :imaposer