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MFKS
06-03-2019, 05:26 PM
I wonder how Sergio Ramos is feeling right now...

Too busy counting his money ****ing his hot wife and polishing all his trophies

MFKS
06-03-2019, 05:31 PM
Yeah I'd put Athletico with a big chance but disqualified them as no one has won it on their home deck yeah?

Are PSG any good though? Thought you'd class them and City as flat track bullies.

Wouldn't shock me if a team like United made a run like Liverpool did last year. Peaking at the right time, no chance of domestic success etc etc etc.

Would have tipped Celtic but Arzani getting injured ruined them.


Everyone else is trash.

United making a run will require them to overturn a 2 goal defecit in Paris tomorrow and with their injury list and Pogbas suspension I aint thinking that likely

PSG look at their side
Cavani
Mpabbe
Neymar
Alves
Di Maria
Buffon
Thiago Silva
Etc

**** that some quality

As for Man City they aint done shit in Europe so up to them to show sonething

As for Atletico a pile of Europa Leagues and they hace been stiffed in 2 great battles with Real in the UCL Final in recent years
They aint far away and they also have the ability to beat Barca

plague
06-03-2019, 06:21 PM
PSG look at their side
Cavani
Mpabbe
Neymar
Alves
Di Maria
Buffon
Thiago Silva
Etc

**** that some quality



but isnt that pretty much the same team they trot out every year that has never gone anywhere near winning it?

MFKS
07-03-2019, 12:47 AM
but isnt that pretty much the same team they trot out every year that has never gone anywhere near winning it?

Buffon is new
Alves was injured in recent times
Di Maria is finding his ability again
Mbappe has been there under 2 years

So no

Frodo
07-03-2019, 08:18 AM
As for Man City they aint done shit in Europe so up to them to show sonething

What has PSG done in Europe? City and PSG have equally strong teams but PSG have more egos. PSG are also currently losing to United's C team at home.


[Edit] PSG have as much chance as Tottenham of winning with the UCL with this defence and mentality. They've been playing in a farmer's league all year and think the Refs will give them every call. Yes they can score against anyone but every team left will put 3 goals past them each game. No midfield and a backline that coughs up the ball under pressure by hanging on to it too long.

Frodo
07-03-2019, 08:31 AM
Barca are heavy favourites.
I agree with the Membah about Atletico and they are probably my 2nd best chance to win it.
PSG and Citeh have enough in attack to score against anyone and can defend. Will need to break through the glass ceiling tho.
Bayern and Liverpool are both out of form compared to last year. Wouldn't want to face them but not convinced either will win.
Can't see Juve coming back against Atletico. Defence is too old as well.

Everyone else is just happy to be there.

Barca must be paying very little money right now to win it all.

Frodo
07-03-2019, 08:39 AM
Also, for anyone watching at home. United are showing exactly why you don't give Young more than one instruction.

He is playing a hybrid defender/midfielder and is giving PSG an entire sideline to play with. In attack he is with the midfield and in transition he is meant to cover the PSG fullback.

Bernat has score one and missed one, as well as a few other chances. Either play a back 5 or don't. **** this hybrid formation crap. Especially in Europe with Ashley Young.

PSG's weakness is midfield control, just play with Fred and McTominay in there and concede the centre, then when you get the ball go wide against Bernat and Alves who can't defend against pace.

Frodo
07-03-2019, 08:44 AM
Haha, suck all the doodles Buffon. Terrible keeping.

Frodo
07-03-2019, 08:51 AM
Marquinhos and Smalling having a battle for who has the worst hair style, lol. Marquinhos currently winning for mine.

plague
07-03-2019, 10:02 AM
Even after all these years it still brings a smile to my face how many loud wrong words the good member says in such a small amount of time.

plague
07-03-2019, 10:34 AM
PSG look at their side
Cavani
Mpabbe
Neymar
Alves
Di Maria
Buffon
Thiago Silva
Etc

**** that some quality


yes member, look at it.
look at it!!!!
https://media1.giphy.com/media/ycagKBYEmaili/200w.webp?cid=3640f6095c804aac62725774773c8662
LOOK AT IT

MFKS
07-03-2019, 11:53 AM
yes member, look at it.
look at it!!!!
https://media1.giphy.com/media/ycagKBYEmaili/200w.webp?cid=3640f6095c804aac62725774773c8662
LOOK AT IT

Wouldnt say Man U won that gane

More so PSG threw the game

ManU offered nothing from 1st to 90th min

plague
07-03-2019, 12:32 PM
Wouldnt say Man U won that gane

More so PSG threw the game

ManU offered nothing from 1st to 90th min

https://media1.giphy.com/media/4EF5LwiRfpBKQUOsoF/200w.webp?cid=3640f6095c8065df2f454f336f0b4d03

https://media2.giphy.com/media/12bpEjD05ac2IM/200w.webp?cid=3640f6095c80663841676779599b54db

MORE MEMBER, GIVE ME MORE!!!!!!!!!!

Jeterpool
07-03-2019, 01:25 PM
:rof: :popcorn:

MFKS
07-03-2019, 01:47 PM
https://media1.giphy.com/media/4EF5LwiRfpBKQUOsoF/200w.webp?cid=3640f6095c8065df2f454f336f0b4d03

https://media2.giphy.com/media/12bpEjD05ac2IM/200w.webp?cid=3640f6095c80663841676779599b54db

MORE MEMBER, GIVE ME MORE!!!!!!!!!!

The irony is they achieved success actually parking the bus and relying onnthe counter and taking their chances

They actually have learned from Jose after all

StannyCFCJET
07-03-2019, 02:00 PM
The irony is they achieved success actually parking the bus and relying onnthe counter and taking their chances

They actually have learned from Jose after all

You just said they offered nothing then say they were a threat on the counter??? :wtf:

plague
07-03-2019, 02:23 PM
The irony is they achieved success actually parking the bus and relying onnthe counter and taking their chances

They actually have learned from Jose after all

dont stop, dont stop.........
https://media2.giphy.com/media/23xZuZ9b9108E/200w.webp?cid=3640f6095c807ff66a745332451f54e5

https://media2.giphy.com/media/aDG2cg3pMLQcw/giphy.webp?cid=3640f6095c80804036506967739f4e87

MFKS
07-03-2019, 02:49 PM
You just said they offered nothing then say they were a threat on the counter??? :wtf:

I didnt say it was a big threat

All they did was successfully capitalise on 3 Monumental **** ups

StannyCFCJET
07-03-2019, 04:27 PM
I didnt say it was a big threat

All they did was successfully capitalise on 3 Monumental **** ups

Still a threat big or not but as plague said please continue

Frodo
07-03-2019, 04:36 PM
Still a threat big or not but as plague said please continue

Stanny out here trying to steal Plague's schtick, forgetting that he is normally swimming right beside the Membah looking to latch on to some tasty morsel about Eden Hazard going to Real Madrid at the end of the season for 50 million pounds.

MFKS
07-03-2019, 04:46 PM
Stanny out here trying to steal Plague's schtick, forgetting that he is normally swimming right beside the Membah looking to latch on to some tasty morsel about Eden Hazard going to Real Madrid at the end of the season for 50 million pounds.

Hazard is not good enough to play for Real right now

Never will be either

StannyCFCJET
07-03-2019, 05:16 PM
Hazard is not good enough to play for Real right now

Never will be either

Everyone is good enough atm

StannyCFCJET
07-03-2019, 05:17 PM
Stanny out here trying to steal Plague's schtick, forgetting that he is normally swimming right beside the Membah looking to latch on to some tasty morsel about Eden Hazard going to Real Madrid at the end of the season for 50 million pounds.

You focus on the real champions league resuming in the morning

StannyCFCJET
07-03-2019, 05:18 PM
Also I couldn't give a **** if Hazard leaves to Madrid. If he wants to be booed every week unless he scores 4 goals so be it. We have Hudson Odoi anyway

redwah
07-03-2019, 06:37 PM
You'd take him at liverpool in a heartbeat

No chance

StannyCFCJET
07-03-2019, 07:07 PM
No chance

Close to if not the best CB in the world on his day and light years ahead of anyone at Liverpool bar Van Djik but nah I hate him so wont take him. Ludicrous

plague
07-03-2019, 07:38 PM
Stanny out here trying to steal Plague's schtick

sometimes i wonder why i bother gracing this foz with my awesomeness when blokes on here come along and try to jump all up in my flow.



well, ok, lets be honest, ive nothing better to do and i fear that Jeterpool will get sad if i leave.


legit though lads, when the good member does his biannual thing where he forgets who i am you all need to get out of the way while i feed him his veggies.



Cheers,
Plague.

Jeterpool
07-03-2019, 07:57 PM
and i fear that Jeterpool will get sad if i leave.


Ain't that the truth

MFKS
07-03-2019, 10:03 PM
Also I couldn't give a **** if Hazard leaves to Madrid. If he wants to be booed every week unless he scores 4 goals so be it. We have Hudson Odoi anyway

Neither Atletico or Real will want him
Atletico have Griezemann Costa and co

Real will invest time in Vinicus and will go on a spending spree looking for elite World Class players
Mbappe Neymar etc

More chance if them signing Harry Kane than Eden Hazard

Hazard be lucky to be playing UCL next season

StannyCFCJET
07-03-2019, 11:44 PM
Neither Atletico or Real will want him
Atletico have Griezemann Costa and co

Real will invest time in Vinicus and will go on a spending spree looking for elite World Class players
Mbappe Neymar etc

More chance if them signing Harry Kane than Eden Hazard

Hazard be lucky to be playing UCL next season

Oh they want him, But dont want to pay huge money, Think there waiting for him to ask to leave but he isnt that kind of guy

Premy
08-03-2019, 12:28 AM
We have Hudson Odoi anywayNot for much longer if he doesn't get game time, especially if Bayern keep knocking on the door.
Hudson Odoi must be looking at Jason Sancho and kicking himself at the moment.

StannyCFCJET
08-03-2019, 06:59 PM
Is Arsenal ever going to be good in any European competition? Lol

Frodo
08-03-2019, 08:26 PM
Is Arsenal ever going to be good in any European competition? Lol

Is that an actual question because we have won European cups before. 1994 and 1970 I think it was.

I don't even think you'd know if Chelsea was formed in 1994, would you?

StannyCFCJET
08-03-2019, 08:34 PM
Is that an actual question because we have won European cups before. 1994 and 1970 I think it was.

I don't even think you'd know if Chelsea was formed in 1994, would you?

1994? What are you smoking

Frodo
13-03-2019, 10:01 AM
So disappointed in how Simeone set up his team today, Vitolo and Correa should have started. Juventus never should have been close to them in this tie. This result is almost as bad as PSG losing to United. (And at least they can count themselves unlucky with the final goal)

MFKS
13-03-2019, 10:33 AM
So disappointed in how Simeone set up his team today, Vitolo and Correa should have started. Juventus never should have been close to them in this tie. This result is almost as bad as PSG losing to United. (And at least they can count themselves unlucky with the final goal)

Of all the teams you would like to defend a 2-0 lead away from home Simeone coached team would be it

Hell I would have his version of parking the bus over Jose

Atletico be scratching their heads now going WTF just happened

Frodo
13-03-2019, 10:38 AM
Of all the teams you would like to defend a 2-0 lead away from home Simeone coached team would be it

Hell I would have his version of parking the bus over Jose

Atletico be scratching their heads now going WTF just happened

They setup to win the midfield and Juve just went wide or long. I can't even remember who played centrally for Juve, they just didn't play the ball there at all.

StannyCFCJET
13-03-2019, 10:49 AM
Morata up front. What did A.Madrid expect

Frodo
13-03-2019, 11:15 AM
Morata up front. What did A.Madrid expect

He wasn't the issue. He's been great for them, and got 1 good chance that he couldn't get on target. He was much better than Griezmann who was as effective in that game as the players on the bench who didn't get game time.

They set up to go central, couldn't, and Griezmann never changed what he was doing to suit.

Simeone lost this tie with his negative tactics. They should have won this tie comfortably.

plague
13-03-2019, 11:23 AM
Zidane just been unveiled as new Athletico Madrid coach.

Frodo
14-03-2019, 10:47 AM
Ajax
Barca
City
Juventus
Liverpool
Porto
Tottenham
United

That's got to be the weakest final 8 since 2012/2013 season. (Barca, Bayern, Dortmund, Juventus, Galatasaray, Malaga, Real, PSG) PSG and Juve were onlys just starting to dominate their leagues like they do now.

evolution
14-03-2019, 10:49 AM
When is the draw for the quarters?

boz-monaut
14-03-2019, 10:53 AM
tomorrow Euro time, which is very late night or early morning the next day for us

Frodo
14-03-2019, 11:06 AM
tomorrow Euro time, which is very late night or early morning the next day for us

Isn't it normally just after the Europa League games? Which kick off at 7am tomorrow.

Bremsstrahlung
14-03-2019, 11:23 AM
Gonna be 4 English teams against each other. Barca and Juventus vs Porto and Ajax.

boz-monaut
14-03-2019, 12:35 PM
Draws:
Champions League - Friday 15 March 22:00 AEDT
Europa - Friday 15 March 23:00 AEDT

Frodo
15-03-2019, 10:04 AM
Chelsea did well to just scrape past Dinamo this morning.

Arsenal beat some team of farmers. Not sure how Rennes will go in their league campaign after it sounded/looked like 5 of their players died during this game. The screams were unbelievable to hear on the TV.

Frodo
15-03-2019, 10:16 AM
Also, 6 British teams through again. Doing ok for their coeffecient next year.

pv4
15-03-2019, 10:19 AM
Draws:
Champions League - Friday 15 March 22:00 AEDT
Europa - Friday 15 March 23:00 AEDT

Liverpool v Ajax
Juve v Porto
Manure v Sp*rs
Barca v City

Has been leaked. Draw leaks have to be one of the best things in world football ever, maybe just inching slightly ahead of club signings being announced by the club online store printing options :rof::oops:

Bon
15-03-2019, 10:35 AM
Liverpool v Ajax
Juve v Porto
Manure v Sp*rs
Barca v City

Has been leaked. Draw leaks have to be one of the best things in world football ever, maybe just inching slightly ahead of club signings being announced by the club online store printing options :rof::oops:

I was just reading about this...
Is it legit?? I guess we find out tonight..

pv4
15-03-2019, 11:11 AM
I was just reading about this...
Is it legit?? I guess we find out tonight..

I wouldn't be surprised to be truthful. Last year the Roma/Liverpool game was leaked before the draw, as in Roma had started selling tickets to members with Liverpool as the opponents and everything!

boz-monaut
15-03-2019, 12:14 PM
https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AANd9GcQsOk0XfbeI7EFKVCOH6DaSaF9b1do YcpG1RzBymMKPK4bW-0QS

Bremsstrahlung
15-03-2019, 03:13 PM
Idk? It’s a free shot at a guess right?
Somebody prints off a thing, takes a blurry picture and posts it. It either eventuates and they look like superstars or it doesn’t and you can say UEFA covered it up and re did the draw...

Makes sense for them economically and as a brand to make sure there aren’t 2 English teams in the final though haha.

Jetmaster
15-03-2019, 03:28 PM
Daily Mirror saying it was a dummy run.

pv4
15-03-2019, 03:34 PM
Idk? It’s a free shot at a guess right?

My calculator is almost definitely wrong but I give that leaked draw a 0.95% chance of coming off. Boz will bulk purchase those hats for us if it eventuates.

boz-monaut
15-03-2019, 04:24 PM
I'm just really looking forward to the speeches and general entertainment before they draw the balls out of the big glass bowls

I personally hope they have interpretive dancers

boz-monaut
15-03-2019, 11:02 PM
draw is live

https://sport.optus.com.au/uefa-champions-league/play/55826

https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/draws/round=2000982/

boz-monaut
15-03-2019, 11:13 PM
Ajax v Juve

boz-monaut
15-03-2019, 11:14 PM
Liverpool v Porto

boz-monaut
15-03-2019, 11:15 PM
that's all Liverpool fans could have hoped for

boz-monaut
15-03-2019, 11:15 PM
Tottenham v Man City

boz-monaut
15-03-2019, 11:16 PM
Barca v Man United

boz-monaut
15-03-2019, 11:17 PM
but that screen shot of something someone had typed was so convincing

they've obviously rigged this a different way as a smoke screen

boz-monaut
15-03-2019, 11:20 PM
semis will be

Barca v Liverpool and City v Juve

Jetmaster
15-03-2019, 11:28 PM
semis will be

Barca v Liverpool and City v Juve

And the final will be Messi v Ronaldo.....

boz-monaut
15-03-2019, 11:51 PM
Pep v BarÁa is what they want

pv4
16-03-2019, 01:22 AM
they've obviously rigged this a different way as a smoke screen

Stay woke

MFKS
16-03-2019, 01:39 AM
Pep v BarÁa is what they want

Probably get it too

Barcelona shouldnt fear anyone on their side of the draw

City got a walk up start to the semis getting Spuds

Frodo
12-04-2019, 08:49 AM
If anyone wants to see the next superstar before he makes Benfica a lot of money. Watch the highlights package of Benfica vs Eintracht Frankfurt.

Joao Felix is worth Ä200 million right now.

Frodo
12-04-2019, 08:51 AM
Also, Arsenal won the Europa League final this morning against some Italian team. Mesut Ozil lacked some end product but he made a lot of Napoli players look Hella stupid

Frodo
17-04-2019, 08:31 AM
United have finally ran out of luck. De Gea also doing his best to convince United to sell him.


This Ajax side aren't too bad, so happy Juventus are gone.


Liverpool vs Barca should be a very tense tie. I don't know who will win, which is a massive compliment nto Liverpool.

Bremsstrahlung
17-04-2019, 08:57 AM
Glad we don’t have to deal with any more Ronaldo love. As great as he may be, I just hate watching him in any capacity.

Ajax and Porto can expect a raid over the summer. Success ensures somebody somewhere is planning some transfers.

Provided we get over Porto, I’m looking forward to the semi final. Southampton vs Liverpool haha.

Interesting to see the reception Suarez and Coutinho get at Anfield. Both did wonderful things. Both forced their way out. I’m not even sure I know how I feel about them.

Frodo
17-04-2019, 09:14 AM
Glad we donít have to deal with any more Ronaldo love. As great as he may be, I just hate watching him in any capacity.

Ajax and Porto can expect a raid over the summer. Success ensures somebody somewhere is planning some transfers.

Provided we get over Porto, Iím looking forward to the semi final. Southampton vs Liverpool haha.

Interesting to see the reception Suarez and Coutinho get at Anfield. Both did wonderful things. Both forced their way out. Iím not even sure I know how I feel about them.

As an Arsenal fan I can tell you that players leaving for Barca haven't received hate from us when they return to play at the Emirates. You can't fault a player for wanting to step up and play for Barca.

Jeterpool
17-04-2019, 09:27 AM
Glad we don’t have to deal with any more Ronaldo love. As great as he may be, I just hate watching him in any capacity.

Ajax and Porto can expect a raid over the summer. Success ensures somebody somewhere is planning some transfers.

Provided we get over Porto, I’m looking forward to the semi final. Southampton vs Liverpool haha.

Interesting to see the reception Suarez and Coutinho get at Anfield. Both did wonderful things. Both forced their way out. I’m not even sure I know how I feel about them.

I've no problem with either of them. Suarez nearly won us a title before leaving and Liverpool earned excellent money for selling both - which has been wisely reinvested.

Jeterpool
17-04-2019, 09:27 AM
Liverpool vs Barca should be a very tense tie. I don't know who will win, which is a massive compliment nto Liverpool.

Liverpool aren't through yet.

plague
17-04-2019, 10:07 AM
Interesting to see the reception Suarez and Coutinho get at Anfield. Both did wonderful things. Both forced their way out. I’m not even sure I know how I feel about them.

i was always under the impression that Suarez was vocal in saying that his ultimate dream was to play and live in Spain well before he even became an elite player at Liverpool. I think he even stayed on at Liverpool for a little longer than expected even though he had a chance to bail.

No way Liverpool fans boo him, and id be shocked if Suarez was anything other than gracious in his appearance back there. I was lucky enough to watch him play at Anfield. They loved him there.

MFKS
17-04-2019, 10:40 AM
i was always under the impression that Suarez was vocal in saying that his ultimate dream was to play and live in Spain well before he even became an elite player at Liverpool. I think he even stayed on at Liverpool for a little longer than expected even though he had a chance to bail.

No way Liverpool fans boo him, and id be shocked if Suarez was anything other than gracious in his appearance back there. I was lucky enough to watch him play at Anfield. They loved him there.

Pretty certain he has been back there in a charity celebrity match and got a great response

Jeterpool
17-04-2019, 10:53 AM
i was always under the impression that Suarez was vocal in saying that his ultimate dream was to play and live in Spain well before he even became an elite player at Liverpool. I think he even stayed on at Liverpool for a little longer than expected even though he had a chance to bail.

No way Liverpool fans boo him, and id be shocked if Suarez was anything other than gracious in his appearance back there. I was lucky enough to watch him play at Anfield. They loved him there.

Suarez wanted to leave for Barca but Liverpool stood firm that year and denied it - he sulked for a bit, which was evident in the pre-season match in Melbourne that year. It's widely believed they reached an agreement that he gave Liverpool one more season and they wouldn't stand in his way of going to Barca for the right money. He then did what he did in the almost title season.

boz-monaut
17-04-2019, 01:07 PM
Liverpool aren't through yet.this is very true, the rest of you idiots

plague
17-04-2019, 01:11 PM
Suarez wanted to leave for Barca but Liverpool stood firm that year and denied it - he sulked for a bit, which was evident in the pre-season match in Melbourne that year.

aaahh thats right. Also wasnt his problem that the manager reneged on a verbal agreement? If that was Rogers well we all know how trustworthy he turned out to be. People prob even more sympathetic to Suarez after that.

Jeterpool
17-04-2019, 01:13 PM
aaahh thats right. Also wasnt his problem that the manager reneged on a verbal agreement? If that was Rogers well we all know how trustworthy he turned out to be. People prob even more sympathetic to Suarez after that.

Yeah it was Rodgers.

I bet that Suarez's transfer request was in one of the 3 envelopes that were magically never seen again.

plague
17-04-2019, 02:15 PM
Also: Fred gotta retire after that nutty from Messi today yeah?

Macca
17-04-2019, 02:18 PM
Also: Fred gotta retire after that nutty from Messi today yeah?

Jones too.

Probably others that didn't make the highlights reel I watched.

plague
17-04-2019, 03:08 PM
Jones too.

Probably others that didn't make the highlights reel I watched.

yeah but Jones is a running joke in that club.
Fred was given the disrespect, then had to watch as Messi put the burners on and slotted it back stick.

Im rolling an imaginary ankle .5sec after the shot left Messi's left peg.

MFKS
17-04-2019, 08:19 PM
yeah but Jones is a running joke in that club.
Fred was given the disrespect, then had to watch as Messi put the burners on and slotted it back stick.

Im rolling an imaginary ankle .5sec after the shot left Messi's left peg.

Can someone explain Man Utd all the money in the world to sign players etc why they have Chris Smalling Phil Jones and Ashley Young as first choice members of their Back 4 ??

It is like they got the EPL equivalents of Hoff Booggarrd and Jackson in the backline

plague
17-04-2019, 09:06 PM
Can someone explain Man Utd all the money in the world to sign players etc why they have Chris Smalling Phil Jones and Ashley Young as first choice members of their Back 4 ??

It is like they got the EPL equivalents of Hoff Booggarrd and Jackson in the backline

Because Pique wouldnt stick a boot in, the dutch bloke said a nasty thing about Snowflake Fergie.

No one wants to play for that trash club anymore.

Bremsstrahlung
18-04-2019, 07:24 AM
3-0 seems like time to switch over to the other 6 goal thriller.

Hope spurs are very very very angry and seeking revenge after this game.

boz-monaut
18-04-2019, 07:57 AM
bloody hell what a drama - good on Poch for that, winning against all that dirty oil money

baldrick
18-04-2019, 08:01 AM
City v Spurs was an Outstanding game to watch as a neutral. Everything football should be, even with the VAR BS

MFKS
18-04-2019, 08:13 AM
City v Spurs was an Outstanding game to watch as a neutral. Everything football should be, even with the VAR BS

The good thing about VAR is the butt hurt that is coming in Europe as it is instigated

After watching the debacle in the HAL it now time to sit back relax get some popcorn ready and await the fun

boz-monaut
18-04-2019, 08:32 AM
it's almost certainly going to be a Barca v Ajax final

you can see the hacks already getting a semi about all the legacy of Cruyff type articles they'll get to write

Frodo
18-04-2019, 08:43 AM
it's almost certainly going to be a Barca v Ajax final

you can see the hacks already getting a semi about all the legacy of Cruyff type articles they'll get to write


You mean Barca vs Barca Youth?

plague
18-04-2019, 09:19 AM
VAR sucks balls but geez that was dope.

Jeterpool
18-04-2019, 09:47 AM
VAR sucks balls but geez that was dope.

I agree.

Hate VAR so much but boy was that dramatic. I would have been anyway but the emotional rollercoaster was next level.

plague
18-04-2019, 09:55 AM
i dont know if Champions League stuff 'officially' comes into it, but Sterling or Son gotta win EPL player of the year right?

or maybe Virgil. Who else?

Frodo
18-04-2019, 10:45 AM
So does this now Spur City on and they focus on the EPL, don't drop any more points and win it? Or does this dent their ego and they falter on both fronts?

idontwannaplaywithhowey
18-04-2019, 11:09 AM
So does this now Spur City on and they focus on the EPL, don't drop any more points and win it? Or does this dent their ego and they falter on both fronts?

I reckon they go on and win it.

Jeterpool
18-04-2019, 12:17 PM
It all depends on how they respond against Spurs this weekend, or how United decide to come out against them in the wake of their exit as well.

plague
18-04-2019, 12:44 PM
If Spurs have any energy or motivation left they may give City a run. They are set up to really bother City now that lumbering oaf Kane is out of the picture.
Son and Erikson are too quick and clever for the likes of Kompany (cannot believe they still trot that dude out, Coutinho ended his career like 5 years ago).
United are a garbage team, they stand no chance of getting anywhere near City. Dont pin your hopes on them dropping points there.


I cant see City losing this from here.

Jetmaster
18-04-2019, 01:05 PM
Can't wait to hear Simon Hill's next rant.

Imagine being a City fan at that ground, how would you feel? Again, it doesn't matter to me if the decision is right or wrong. I would rather find out after the game that a decision was wrong than go through that - this thing will kill soon!

The online Eurosnob plastics love it because it comes across on TV as dramatic, but real fans are having a bellyful.

Jeterpool
18-04-2019, 01:15 PM
Can't wait to hear Simon Hill's next rant.

Imagine being a City fan at that ground, how would you feel? Again, it doesn't matter to me if the decision is right or wrong. I would rather find out after the game that a decision was wrong than go through that - this thing will kill soon!

The online Eurosnob plastics love it because it comes across on TV as dramatic, but real fans are having a bellyful.

Can't wait either.

Hill hates VAR, like many of us here.

idontwannaplaywithhowey
18-04-2019, 01:42 PM
Can't wait to hear Simon Hill's next rant.

Imagine being a City fan at that ground, how would you feel? Again, it doesn't matter to me if the decision is right or wrong. I would rather find out after the game that a decision was wrong than go through that - this thing will kill soon!

The online Eurosnob plastics love it because it comes across on TV as dramatic, but real fans are having a bellyful.


As a Spurs fan that benefited from VAR today, **** it off.
It destroys the soul and emotion of football.

baldrick
18-04-2019, 01:51 PM
I’d be gutted if I was a city fan, after the elation of having scored the winner in an amazing game to have it taken away like that.

Jeterpool
18-04-2019, 01:59 PM
I’d be gutted if I was a city fan, after the elation of having scored the winner in an amazing game to have it taken away like that.

Agree. I can only relate to the feeling VAR left us after the grand final - a very hollow feeling.

Bremsstrahlung
18-04-2019, 02:25 PM
i dont know if Champions League stuff 'officially' comes into it, but Sterling or Son gotta win EPL player of the year right?

or maybe Virgil. Who else?

They are my 3.

Bremsstrahlung
18-04-2019, 02:29 PM
If City pipped spurs today, I’d have backed a spurs win, or close to it.

Now I think City will try out another 4 past them.
City have a squad to back up. Spurs don’t.

Hopefully Pogba and pals decide they wanna play football next week and get a result.

Other than that, I think City are champions.

plague
18-04-2019, 05:43 PM
oh how dope would it be if Spurs score a late equalizer only for it to be clearly offside and City get hosed because there is no VAR.

plague
18-04-2019, 05:45 PM
this is very true, the rest of you idiots

ok so is it time to talk about Liverpool making the final because they are gonna easily account for Barca yeah?

boz-monaut
18-04-2019, 09:55 PM
you can't jinx the Barca game - no one in their right mind would assume Liverpool will beat Barca

thankfully there are many Liverpool fans not in their right minds and a thriving gambling industry has developed to take their money

Bremsstrahlung
18-04-2019, 10:28 PM
Across two legs I reckon they have us covered.
If it were a one off I reckon we could do it. Over two legs is tough. Barca are certainly not the force they were over the last decade though.

plague
18-04-2019, 10:29 PM
you can't jinx the Barca game - no one in their right mind would assume Liverpool will beat Barca


oh i dont think anyone is assuming it.
but Barca walk all over Spurs and Ajax.
Liverpool are set up to give Barca a real test.
United in the first 10mins had Barca rattled through forward pressure. United are trash and couldnt hold it. Liverpool play that way all the time so will maintain it for way longer than trash United.
Also, Klopp aint gonna die wondering on this one. Its gonna be fun to watch as a neutral.

plague
18-04-2019, 10:29 PM
Is it correct that Liverpool get the 2nd leg at home?

Bremsstrahlung
18-04-2019, 11:40 PM
Is it correct that Liverpool get the 2nd leg at home?

Yehp. Camp Nou first.

Frodo
19-04-2019, 08:00 AM
Arsenal keeping two clean sheets against Napoli is hilarious. Serie A is utter trash.

Chelsea conceding 3 to Slavia Prague and "hanging on" towards the end there was also hilarious. Stanny, was there any puckering happening on your couch this morning?

Frodo
19-04-2019, 08:02 AM
Koulabilaly is overated. Defensively suspect all the time and lost his head constantly.

Quick, good in the air and strong. But zero smarts. Barely worth Ä40 million.

Frodo
19-04-2019, 08:03 AM
Valencia vs Arsenal

Chelsea vs Eintracht Frankfurt.

Frodo
19-04-2019, 08:19 AM
Turns out Frankfurt got through on an offside goal. No VAR in Europa. I hate VAR, but this is just gonna give it's supporters more fuel.

boz-monaut
19-04-2019, 09:30 AM
so it's still mathematically possible that there'll be four English teams in the two finals

a very good chance that the Europa winner will qualify for the Champions League via that route rather than the league

Premy
19-04-2019, 11:11 AM
oh i dont think anyone is assuming it.
but Barca walk all over Spurs and Ajax.
Liverpool are set up to give Barca a real test.
United in the first 10mins had Barca rattled through forward pressure. United are trash and couldnt hold it. Liverpool play that way all the time so will maintain it for way longer than trash United.
Also, Klopp aint gonna die wondering on this one. Its gonna be fun to watch as a neutral.

This is how I see it, I actually think that Barcelona was the best of the 3 for Liverpool to get.

Bremsstrahlung
19-04-2019, 11:49 AM
This is how I see it, I actually think that Barcelona was the best of the 3 for Liverpool to get.

There will be no complacency playing “Barcelona”, you know they have players able to win games from anywhere at any time.
If this were a final, I’d back us to be able to lift. But over two legs it will be tough.
Winner of this arguably will be the hot favourite.

StannyCFCJET
19-04-2019, 11:54 AM
Arsenal keeping two clean sheets against Napoli is hilarious. Serie A is utter trash.

Chelsea conceding 3 to Slavia Prague and "hanging on" towards the end there was also hilarious. Stanny, was there any puckering happening on your couch this morning?

More frustration and anger at our zonal marking

StannyCFCJET
19-04-2019, 11:58 AM
Anyone playing Barce has to contend with the ref as well. Because we cant have Messi losing before the final

plague
19-04-2019, 02:26 PM
Anyone playing Barce has to contend with the ref as well. Because we cant have Messi losing before the final

Still in pain from that ghost goal huh?

Frodo
19-04-2019, 03:17 PM
Stanny, are you worried about facing Frankfurt? They run all game long across the park, play with 2 intelligent strikers and will have zero pressure against you. They've came past Marseille, Lazio, Shaktar, Inter Milan and Benfica too, so they aren't scared of Chelsea or Arsenal.

StannyCFCJET
19-04-2019, 03:35 PM
Still in pain from that ghost goal huh?

More 09 and a corrupt referee

StannyCFCJET
19-04-2019, 03:37 PM
Stanny, are you worried about facing Frankfurt? They run all game long across the park, play with 2 intelligent strikers and will have zero pressure against you. They've came past Marseille, Lazio, Shaktar, Inter Milan and Benfica too, so they aren't scared of Chelsea or Arsenal.
I'm only worried if we dont turn up or switch off. If neither of those things happen well see you in the final

Jetmaster
20-04-2019, 03:38 PM
I would back Barcelona in a one off such as the final.

Over two legs though I can see Liverpool turning over a deficit at Anfield, no matter how big, if they have one of those nights where it clicks.

boz-monaut
20-04-2019, 06:11 PM
https://i.imgur.com/Z8AdTzA.jpg

plague
20-04-2019, 11:44 PM
homie on the coverage just said that if both English teams win the Euro cups they still only get a max of 5 in Europe next year.
4th team in the Prem misses out 'if' the cup winners finish 5th and 6th.

StannyCFCJET
01-05-2019, 05:21 PM
How good Spurs how good.

Frodo
01-05-2019, 05:37 PM
How good Spurs how good.

Your boys have just lost your only decent CB for the rest of the season and are coming up against a duo of deadly strikers who've been scoring against everyone, home and away.

All your hopes are resting on the worlds most attractive footballer/man to get you through.

MFKS
01-05-2019, 06:01 PM
How good Spurs how good.

As if anyone expects Spuds to make the UCL Final anyway


Barcelona or Scousers v Ajax was a nailed on certainty

StannyCFCJET
01-05-2019, 06:15 PM
Your boys have just lost your only decent CB for the rest of the season and are coming up against a duo of deadly strikers who've been scoring against everyone, home and away.

All your hopes are resting on the worlds most attractive footballer/man to get you through.

We havent lost Christensen, and at least we have decent CBs, Hows Mustafi going?

Frodo
01-05-2019, 07:08 PM
We havent lost Christensen, and at least we have decent CBs, Hows Mustafi going?

I wasn't having a go at Christenson. But surely you agree that Rudiger has been your best CB this season? He is a pretty big loss for you guys with potentially 5 more very important games? I feel like whichever one of us focuses on the league might lose out in Europa but we could both qualify for UCL that way. The first leg will determine which one of us gives up early and focuses on the league.

StannyCFCJET
01-05-2019, 07:24 PM
I wasn't having a go at Christenson. But surely you agree that Rudiger has been your best CB this season? He is a pretty big loss for you guys with potentially 5 more very important games? I feel like whichever one of us focuses on the league might lose out in Europa but we could both qualify for UCL that way. The first leg will determine which one of us gives up early and focuses on the league.

Him and Luiz come in at a tie. Luiz has been very good most of the season

Jeterpool
02-05-2019, 06:30 AM
What a pass

Jeterpool
02-05-2019, 06:31 AM
The first 30 minutes of this match had flown by. There's been some brilliant football

plague
02-05-2019, 06:52 AM
been a top quality match. huge credit to Liverpool for having a go.

Bremsstrahlung
02-05-2019, 06:53 AM
Cracking first 30. Unlucky not to be 1-1. Mane stretching and Suarez stretching is the difference.

Jeterpool
02-05-2019, 06:54 AM
As i expected, Suarez doesn't care about anything but winning.

Barcelona are defending very deep. Acres of room in the midfield

Jeterpool
02-05-2019, 06:55 AM
Cracking first 30. Unlucky not to be 1-1. Mane stretching and Suarez stretching is the difference.

Salah down the right is really involved too

Jeterpool
02-05-2019, 07:00 AM
been a top quality match. huge credit to Liverpool for having a go.

Agree.
One exceptional pass is the difference so far

Jeterpool
02-05-2019, 07:08 AM
When you're on the other side of the fence, Suarez play-acts like a sook

plague
02-05-2019, 07:23 AM
Wait? Iker Casillas had a heart attack?

Geez.

Jeterpool
02-05-2019, 07:41 AM
If Liverpool can keep this to 2 it still sets up a big night at Anfield next week.
Away goal will change it. Milner will be kicking himself

Jeterpool
02-05-2019, 07:45 AM
Hmmmm. Wow. You simply cannot stop that. Messi is incredible

Big mountain to climb now.

And another good opportunity for Liverpool to score.

Bremsstrahlung
02-05-2019, 07:54 AM
When you're on the other side of the fence, Suarez play-acts like a sook

Agree. He is such a competitor.

We have made chances. Wouldn’t discredit us scoring 3 or 4. But one goal at Anfield and it’s all over.


It annoys me when Salah does it, when Mane does it, Messi and Suarez in the same boat. They are great players and don’t need the rubbish.

Jeterpool
02-05-2019, 07:56 AM
Agree. He is such a competitor.

We have made chances. Wouldn’t discredit us scoring 3 or 4. But one goal at Anfield and it’s all over.

It needs to be an early one. Maybe 2 by half time.

That's an almost unrealistic expectation however

Bremsstrahlung
02-05-2019, 08:48 AM
It needs to be an early one. Maybe 2 by half time.

That's an almost unrealistic expectation however

100%. They can literally sit Suarez, Messi and whoever up front and keep the other 8 behind the ball and counter just as dangerously as we can.

We created chances and on another night could have had 3 goals without too much going differently. We stifled then for a good portion and we just lapsed and then the free kick.

Milner (2-3), Mane (1) and Salah (1) all had good chances and if even 1 goes in it changes things.
If we get a bit of luck, things can quickly change.
I just don’t think Barca will let us get close. But we genuinely competed for most of this game.

Frodo
02-05-2019, 09:05 AM
But we genuinely Dominated for most of this game.

*fixed*

Don't sell yourself short. Barca were rocked all game, they got hella lucky with the second goal and the 3rd is a freak of nature. Mane, Milner and Henderson had chances that they would bury at home. So that game could have easily been 3-3.

Sometimes football is a bastard and they don't go in.

You'll win at Anfield, Barca won't deal with the atmosphere if they can't get the ball. But I can see you winning 3-1 or 3-2 and still missing out.

Frodo
02-05-2019, 09:09 AM
Also, **** Suarez. I thought Vidal was bitch who acted like a bully. Suarez would take your lunch money and then cry when he saw something mean written about him on a toilet stall. Thank **** he turned us down, I'd rather be where we are now than have had to watch him play for us.

plague
02-05-2019, 10:06 AM
i very much enjoyed the ref. he seemed very content to let the teams play and really only pulled up tackles when it was Milner and Vidal because both those blokes are garbage and dont deserve to be out there.

plague
02-05-2019, 10:09 AM
also, we can surely now put to bed any idea that Messi isnt the 3rd best player ever.
in his pomp, he was surrounded by utter greatness, David Villa was probaly his 'worst' teammate.

but now hes just out there with Suarez, Alba, an ageing Pique, and old as hell Basquets and a bunch of dudes. yet time and time again, he just gets it done.

poor Liverpool, spend $50bazillion on a goalie, sets up a wall worth a couple hundred million, gives Messi ONE ball width of gap to score in and he nails it.

just amazing.

Premy
02-05-2019, 10:12 AM
Slash at the end there could have gave us a very important goal to keep the tie alive. 3-1 down going to Anfield it's very much game on, no away goal is a huge result for Barcelona.

plague
02-05-2019, 10:13 AM
Milner (2-3), Mane (1) and Salah (1) all had good chances and if even 1 goes in it changes things.

oh no doubt. but Dembele, Vidal, one of the midfield dudes and some other bloke butchered chances and breakaways. Geez did you see the last 2 mins, those Barca jamokes couldnt make a pass or control a ball. Poor Messi gotta stop passing to these idiots, it was brutal.

The difference in the game was Messi, everything else equalled out.

Premy
02-05-2019, 10:19 AM
i very much enjoyed the ref. he seemed very content to let the teams play and really only pulled up tackles when it was Milner and Vidal because both those blokes are garbage and dont deserve to be out there.

I think the ref had a great game apart from the Mane penalty shout, in my opinion that is a stone wall penalty you'll ever see. How the VAR refused to give it is beyond me. That said you could argue Matip's handball could be given by both the ref and VAR so I guess they sort of even themselves out.
I say sort of because handball can go either way with little compliants but that foul on Mane should be a penalty every single time, if it's a free kick outside the box then it is a penalty inside the box, pretty simple.

Jeterpool
02-05-2019, 10:39 AM
Need to stop talking about these games.

They've just been the pre-show ahead of tomorrow night's big clash - am I right Frodo!?!

Jeterpool
02-05-2019, 10:40 AM
3-1 down going to Anfield it's very much game on, no away goal is a huge result for Barcelona.

Absolutely agree on this.

Frodo
02-05-2019, 11:48 AM
Need to stop talking about these games.

They've just been the pre-show ahead of tomorrow night's big clash - am I right Frodo!?!

The ways things have been lately, you might enjoy it more than me...

We should win at home with Valencia's style of play versus Ozil, Auba and Laca.. but unless we smash them I'm not confident of getting a win at the Mestalla.

Eintracht vs Chelsea could be a great game, Frankfurt will be at Chelsea all game and Chelsea will be able to have enough ball to put them under plenty off pressure.

MFKS
02-05-2019, 11:51 AM
also, we can surely now put to bed any idea that Messi isnt the 3rd best player ever.
in his pomp, he was surrounded by utter greatness, David Villa was probaly his 'worst' teammate.

but now hes just out there with Suarez, Alba, an ageing Pique, and old as hell Basquets and a bunch of dudes. yet time and time again, he just gets it done.

poor Liverpool, spend $50bazillion on a goalie, sets up a wall worth a couple hundred million, gives Messi ONE ball width of gap to score in and he nails it.

just amazing.

3rd best player ever ??

WTF you smoke this morning Plague

Bloke wouldn't make my top 5

Who you got at 1 and 2 ??

Aegon
02-05-2019, 12:08 PM
3rd best player ever ??

WTF you smoke this morning Plague

Bloke wouldn't make my top 5

Who you got at 1 and 2 ??

Messi wouldn't make your top 5?

I think you're the one who's been smoking something.

The Dunster
02-05-2019, 12:13 PM
Maradona, Di Stefano, and Carrizo are definitely ahead of him - and that's just Argentinians.

These blokes all revolutionised the game. Messi has not.

Aegon
02-05-2019, 12:21 PM
Maradona, Di Stefano, and Carrizo are definitely ahead of him - and that's just Argentinians.

These blokes all revolutionised the game. Messi has not.

I think you're confusing innovation with ability. Someone can come up with something new but not necessarily be a great player.

Can already see this is a pointless argument though, old blokes are going to favour older players, young blokes are going to favour new ones.

I'll temper this by saying Messi and Ronaldo are the two best footballers I have ever watched play the game since i watched my first game in Italia 90.

plague
02-05-2019, 12:22 PM
3rd best player ever ??

WTF you smoke this morning Plague

Bloke wouldn't make my top 5

Who you got at 1 and 2 ??

Sorry, meant 3rd best of his generation.


The fact you had to even ask who 1 and 2 are is a sad reflection of what you've become.

plague
02-05-2019, 12:24 PM
I'll temper this by saying Messi and Ronaldo are the two best footballers I have ever watched play the game since i watched my first game in Italia 90.

Did you only have 1 channel growing up?

Cause it looks like you missed out on seeing the actual good players.

plague
02-05-2019, 12:25 PM
Di Stefano, and Carrizo

These are made up names.

Jeterpool
02-05-2019, 12:33 PM
Sorry, meant 3rd best of his generation.


The fact you had to even ask who 1 and 2 are is a sad reflection of what you've become.

For those playing at home, the answer is Griff and Iniesta (not necessarily in that order).

plague
02-05-2019, 12:33 PM
For those playing at home, the answer is Griff and Iniesta (not necessarily in that order).

thank you Jeterpool.

seriously, kids these days and their lack of knowledge.
shameful.

MFKS
02-05-2019, 12:52 PM
Sorry, meant 3rd best of his generation.


The fact you had to even ask who 1 and 2 are is a sad reflection of what you've become.

I knew who the top 2 are

Was just curious who you were leaving out of your top 2 with your grand claim that Messi is the 3rd greatest of all time

MFKS
02-05-2019, 12:54 PM
Messi wouldn't make your top 5?

I think you're the one who's been smoking something.

Griff
Iniesta
Maradona
Pele
Ronaldo
Zidane

All better footballers than Messi so he don't even make my top 6

Bon
02-05-2019, 12:56 PM
I thought you had Arzani higher than him too, plague?

plague
02-05-2019, 01:06 PM
I thought you had Arzani higher than him too, plague?

Important correction.
Cheers Bon.

plague
02-05-2019, 01:08 PM
I knew who the top 2 are

Was just curious who you were leaving out of your top 2 with your grand claim that Messi is the 3rd greatest of all time

This comment is up there with the daftest things you've ever written.

It legit doesn't make ANY sense.

Well in.

baldrick
02-05-2019, 01:23 PM
Griff
Iniesta
Maradona
Pele
Ronaldo
Zidane

All better footballers than Messi so he don't even make my top 6

You misspelled Bergkamp

StannyCFCJET
02-05-2019, 01:27 PM
No Dinho? sack able offense

Aegon
02-05-2019, 01:37 PM
Griff
Iniesta
Maradona
Pele
Ronaldo
Zidane

All better footballers than Messi so he don't even make my top 6

Messi & Ronaldo have both been consistently at the top of their games for 10+ years.

Iniesta would come close, everybody else are miles behind though.

The Dunster
02-05-2019, 01:38 PM
Griff
Iniesta
Maradona
Pele
Ronaldo
Zidane

All better footballers than Messi so he don't even make my top 6

Figo ?

Aegon
02-05-2019, 01:40 PM
Did you only have 1 channel growing up?

Cause it looks like you missed out on seeing the actual good players.

Not at all, Iím just calling it as I see it.
I just find it laughable how many people feel the need to try and downplay Ronaldo and Messiís achievements.

plague
02-05-2019, 01:46 PM
Figo ?

Isn't he one of the Avengers?

MFKS
02-05-2019, 02:09 PM
Messi & Ronaldo have both been consistently at the top of their games for 10+ years.

Iniesta would come close, everybody else are miles behind though.

Ronaldo won a World Cup single handedly
So did Maradona
So did Iniesta
Pele won 3 of them
Guus cost us the WC in 2006 by his failure to select Ljubo and Griffo

Remind me again what CR7 and Messi have done??

MFKS
02-05-2019, 02:11 PM
Figo and Bergkamp

FMD

They not even in the top 20

Aegon
02-05-2019, 02:22 PM
Ronaldo won a World Cup single handedly
So did Maradona
So did Iniesta
Pele won 3 of them
Guus cost us the WC in 2006 by his failure to select Ljubo and Griffo

Remind me again what CR7 and Messi have done??

Obviously nothing between either of them :wtf:

Jeterpool
02-05-2019, 03:23 PM
:popcorn:

StannyCFCJET
02-05-2019, 05:09 PM
Liverpool are seeing why Chelsea play against Barce the way we did the times we beat them. Going to attack them at their home is suicide

Bremsstrahlung
02-05-2019, 05:34 PM
Liverpool are seeing why Chelsea play against Barce the way we did the times we beat them. Going to attack them at their home is suicide

Are Chelsea seeing why Liverpool play the way we do when we win games? Playing rubbish football is suicide.


Also, which games did you beat Barcelona in Spain?

StannyCFCJET
02-05-2019, 06:38 PM
Are Chelsea seeing why Liverpool play the way we do when we win games? Playing rubbish football is suicide.


Also, which games did you beat Barcelona in Spain?

Play all the good football you want, Winning things is what matters. And on the way to winning the UCL in 2012 we knocked them out in Spain

Bremsstrahlung
02-05-2019, 07:08 PM
Play all the good football you want, Winning things is what matters. And on the way to winning the UCL in 2012 we knocked them out in Spain

Is this the game Messi hit the crossbar with a pen and Torres scored in stoppage time? Not really selling a good game plan...

Jeterpool
02-05-2019, 07:19 PM
Liverpool are seeing why Chelsea play against Barce the way we did the times we beat them. Going to attack them at their home is suicide

Rather go out fighting than parking the bus

StannyCFCJET
02-05-2019, 07:37 PM
Rather go out fighting than parking the bus

Nah youd rather win the UCL every time no matter what it took dont lie. And we did go out fighting, It takes fighting to score two goals at the new camp.

plague
02-05-2019, 08:03 PM
Man oh man, Stanny already in the time machine back to 2012 livin his best life.
Chelsea the new Notts Forest it seems.

Frodo
02-05-2019, 08:48 PM
Funny Stat.

The only Premier league player to score against Ter Stegen at Camp Nou was Egyptian legend Mohammed Elnenny... Was a cracker of a shot too.



Also Stanny, many LOLs as usual.

StannyCFCJET
02-05-2019, 08:54 PM
Funny Stat.

The only Premier league player to score against Ter Stegen at Camp Nou was Egyptian legend Mohammed Elnenny... Was a cracker of a shot too.



Also Stanny, many LOLs as usual.

Facts are facts

Frodo
02-05-2019, 08:56 PM
My input into the greatest player is as follows.

If you measure success by trophies. Maxwell is the greatest player of all time. (although Dani Alves may have just overtaken him)

If you believe football is a team game then Busquets is the greatest of all time.

If you believe winning a match with fear before you even walk into the pitch is what matters most, Henry is the greatest of all time.

If you believe skill is most important, no one did it like Dennis Bergkamp. No one could control a ball like he could in real game situations. Anyone who disagrees can fight me, haha.


But since there is no way to actually quantify the greatest player of all time.. who gives a shit. Lol.

Frodo
02-05-2019, 08:59 PM
Facts are facts

When did you beat them at Camp Nou? I thought you'd only ever beaten them at home. You had a draw at the Camp Nou, but I can't remember a win.

StannyCFCJET
02-05-2019, 09:17 PM
When did you beat them at Camp Nou? I thought you'd only ever beaten them at home. You had a draw at the Camp Nou, but I can't remember a win.

Does knocking then out not count at a win?

plague
02-05-2019, 09:18 PM
If you believe skill is most important, no one did it like Dennis Bergkamp. No one could control a ball like he could in real game situations. Anyone who disagrees can fight me, haha.

what if you believe air travel is most important?

plague
02-05-2019, 09:32 PM
If you believe winning a match with fear before you even walk into the pitch is what matters most, Henry is the greatest of all time.

his bitch ass whinge after getting smoked in the '06 final removes him from any conversation.
bloke was trash and a sook.

Also, interesting stat from Tyler this morning that Liverpool already have more points this season than Arsenals invincible year.
(and they still gonna come 2nd).


Also, relegated that year, future champs Lester.
Arsenal havent won since.


Therefore Vardy > Henry.

Frodo
02-05-2019, 10:02 PM
his bitch ass whinge after getting smoked in the '06 final removes him from any conversation.
bloke was trash and a sook.

He wasn't the only one whinging. He has also won one. Plus, if whinging takes you off the list then Messi and Ronaldo are definitely gone. So is Arzani too. Might want to rethink that criteria before we run out of modern players and have to start talking about Di Stefano and Eusebio with Dunster and the other old farts.


Also, interesting stat from Tyler this morning that Liverpool already have more points this season than Arsenals invincible year.
(and they still gonna come 2nd).

So the 5th?? time someone has taken more points in a season? Shows how much tougher the competition must have been back then.



Also, relegated that year, future champs Lester.
Arsenal havent won since.


Therefore Vardy > Henry.

Vardy is a poor man's Shane Long.

pv4
02-05-2019, 10:05 PM
Also, interesting stat from Tyler this morning that Liverpool already have more points this season than Arsenals invincible year.
(and they still gonna come 2nd).

In 03/04 there wasn't such a severely obvious outlier in the last few spots like there currently are, I'd like to point out. I would also just like it on the record that in the bottom half of the table that year was Sp*rs and Man City (and Everton nearly got relegated if I recall correctly).

I think I read Liverpool are currently on SAF's best ever points finish too, with 2 games to play.

But Liverpool will not go thru this season undefeated and winning the league, and may not win the league at all like SAF did a dozen or more times. So both comparisons are as pointless as the greatest ever player debate comparisons.

plague
02-05-2019, 10:46 PM
He wasn't the only one whinging. He has also won one. Plus, if whinging takes you off the list then Messi and Ronaldo are definitely gone.

hey man, Messi got gifted a bunch of Champions League titles as well.
Henry was the Jardel of that squad. but big ups to him, he got his medal.good job good effort.



So is Arzani too.


ok not gonna lie. this cut deep. how dare you.

plague
02-05-2019, 10:48 PM
In 03/04 there wasn't such a severely obvious outlier in the last few spots like there currently are, I'd like to point out. I would also just like it on the record that in the bottom half of the table that year was Sp*rs and Man City (and Everton nearly got relegated if I recall correctly).

I think I read Liverpool are currently on SAF's best ever points finish too, with 2 games to play.

But Liverpool will not go thru this season undefeated and winning the league, and may not win the league at all like SAF did a dozen or more times. So both comparisons are as pointless as the greatest ever player debate comparisons.

oh, i aint no Scouse fan. Just found it interesting. I always assumed that Invincibles team scored like 214 points or something.

a win on 50pts is better than 2nd place on 97 any day of the week.

MFKS
02-05-2019, 11:22 PM
Man oh man, Stanny already in the time machine back to 2012 livin his best life.
Chelsea the new Notts Forest it seems.

To be fair though he can now start trying to gloat

Liverpool are going to.achieve the same as Spuds will
Win **** All
Play in.a European semi final
Gain UCL qualification next season


Chelsea on the other hand still can
Win a a trophy
Play in a European Final
Qualify for the UCL next season

Chelsea if they win the Europa will have had a better season than both Spuds and Liverpool would have

Stanny has every right to be pissing himself laughing at the prospect

StannyCFCJET
02-05-2019, 11:53 PM
To be fair though he can now start trying to gloat

Liverpool are going to.achieve the same as Spuds will
Win **** All
Play in.a European semi final
Gain UCL qualification next season


Chelsea on the other hand still can
Win a a trophy
Play in a European Final
Qualify for the UCL next season

Chelsea if they win the Europa will have had a better season than both Spuds and Liverpool would have

Stanny has every right to be pissing himself laughing at the prospect

Who are you and what have you done with the member

pv4
03-05-2019, 06:44 AM
a win on 50pts is better than 2nd place on 97 any day of the week.

You have chosen wisely.

Frodo
03-05-2019, 08:10 AM
Another Trophy in the bag this morning. Spanish Giants Valenthia were "comfortably" dealt with at home.

All we have to do now is keep a clean sheet away from home. What could possibly go wrong??

Bon
03-05-2019, 09:14 AM
what if you believe air travel is most important?

Well played..

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/ce/5f/ec/ce5fec0bf5768562381c77dc67600d93.png

redwah
03-05-2019, 12:45 PM
his bitch ass whinge after getting smoked in the '06 final removes him from any conversation.
bloke was trash and a sook.

Also, interesting stat from Tyler this morning that Liverpool already have more points this season than Arsenals invincible year.
(and they still gonna come 2nd).


Also, relegated that year, future champs Lester.
Arsenal havent won since.


Therefore Vardy > Henry.

I read a stat the other day that if Liverpool win their last 2games they will average 2.55points per game which would be enough to win 117 out of the 119 years of English top flight...the other 2... man city last year on 100pts and this year on 98(if they get there)....

I want us to win the title an/or the champions league but if not the season isnít a failure, a little disappointing yes but not a failure.

MFKS
03-05-2019, 07:26 PM
I read a stat the other day that if Liverpool win their last 2games they will average 2.55points per game which would be enough to win 117 out of the 119 years of English top flight...the other 2... man city last year on 100pts and this year on 98(if they get there)....

I want us to win the title an/or the champions league but if not the season isn’t a failure, a little disappointing yes but not a failure.
You will be just as successful as Spuds

Winning **** all

How is it not a failure??

redwah
03-05-2019, 07:36 PM
You will be just as successful as Spuds

Winning **** all

How is it not a failure??

Because we aren’t the jets, we have made a 22 point improvement on last season, a 24 pt gain on man city(if both teams win both games) and because you say it’s a failure it clearly isn’t.

StannyCFCJET
03-05-2019, 08:01 PM
Because we aren’t the jets, we have made a 22 point improvement on last season, a 24 pt gain on man city(if both teams win both games) and because you say it’s a failure it clearly isn’t.

but you still havent won anything

goaliepersempre
03-05-2019, 08:03 PM
but you still havent won anything in a longtime

fixed along with spurs.

plague
03-05-2019, 08:37 PM
Hey Stanny, ive yet to hear about Liverpool fans getting unnecessarily bashed by the cops because all travelling English fans are always all completely 100% innocent and never ever ever bring this type of shit on themselves.

Anyway, thoughts and prayers to those poor marginalised racist twats.

https://deadspin.com/liverpool-fans-shove-old-man-into-a-fountain-generally-1834441735

StannyCFCJET
03-05-2019, 10:14 PM
Hey Stanny, ive yet to hear about Liverpool fans getting unnecessarily bashed by the cops because all travelling English fans are always all completely 100% innocent and never ever ever bring this type of shit on themselves.

Anyway, thoughts and prayers to those poor marginalised racist twats.

https://deadspin.com/liverpool-fans-shove-old-man-into-a-fountain-generally-1834441735

Ive seen alot of both cases being true. Spanish police being dickheads and Liverpool fans being dickheads

Frodo
03-05-2019, 11:02 PM
Stanny, we are meant to be keeping our heads down and trying to earn our spots back at the big table quietly, without causing a ruckus.

Not slagging off teams far better than ours, with actual nonsense. That's unnecessarily rocking the boat. The boat that has been sinking for the last month. With us and United bailing water out with wicker laundry baskets.

If trophies matter, then Liverpool win. If style matters, then Liverpool wins. If financial figures matter, then Arsenal wins, but Liverpool beats Chelsea.

No matter how you spin this, you don't win...

Jeterpool
09-05-2019, 09:08 AM
Football is just the best game.

Retro Jet
09-05-2019, 09:12 AM
We're all thinking it but I'm saying it:
"Two nil...and you....."

Jeterpool
09-05-2019, 09:20 AM
We're all thinking it but I'm saying it:
"Two nil...and you....."

3-0!!!

boz-monaut
09-05-2019, 09:33 AM
so two teams who never win trophies are into the final

this is going to like one of those buttered toast stapled to a cat infinite loops - I predict a penalty shoot out that lasts until universal heat death

Frodo
09-05-2019, 09:39 AM
Football is just the best game.

No it's not. I have to go buy a Liverpool Jersey now.

Retro Jet
09-05-2019, 09:54 AM
We're all thinking it but I'm saying it:
"Two nil...and you....."


3-0!!!

Yes JP...there's that one too.
Was referring to Ajax this morning.

Can't.write.this.shit...

Bon
09-05-2019, 09:54 AM
No it's not. I have to go buy a Liverpool Jersey now.

:wub:

Jeterpool
09-05-2019, 09:56 AM
Yes JP...there's that ine too.
Was referring to Ajax this morning.

Can't.write.this.shit...

I was also referring to Ajax. They were 3-0 up on aggregate at Half time.

Jeterpool
09-05-2019, 09:57 AM
No it's not. I have to go buy a Liverpool Jersey now.

Happy to loan you one.

Assuming with a name like Frodo you're a small dude.

Bon
09-05-2019, 09:58 AM
Happy to loan you one.

Assuming with a name like Frodo you're a small dude.

This just gets better.. :gent:

plague
09-05-2019, 10:29 AM
man oh man, the sight of Pochettino post match was brutal. For all the glory it can bring you, why the **** would anyone ever want to be a manager?

Aegon
09-05-2019, 10:46 AM
Football is just the best game.

Wow, just wow.

Awesome two days in football.

Frodo
09-05-2019, 10:54 AM
Happy to loan you one.

Assuming with a name like Frodo you're a small dude.


I'm only small where it counts.

Jeterpool
09-05-2019, 11:02 AM
I'm only small where it counts.

I can only assume that means shirt size.

Frodo
09-05-2019, 11:14 AM
I can only assume that means shirt size.

I wish, definitely underpants size.

Bon is gonna hook me up with one of his shirts. We are pretty much the exact same build/height, lol.

Will many people's on here be heading to Wests for the final? 5 am on 2nd June.

Jeterpool
09-05-2019, 11:16 AM
I wish, definitely underpants size.

Bon is gonna hook me up with one of his shirts. We are pretty much the exact same build/height, lol.

Will many people's on here be heading to Wests for the final? 5 am on 2nd June.

Not sure. Magic opened the club house for last year's final and it was 100% Liverpool fans.

StannyCFCJET
09-05-2019, 11:21 AM
Ummm Go Liverpool?

Jeterpool
09-05-2019, 11:25 AM
Ummm Go Liverpool?

I was wondering how you'd be aligned.

Figured it'd be a case of who you hate less.

StannyCFCJET
09-05-2019, 11:36 AM
I was wondering how you'd be aligned.

Figured it'd be a case of who you hate less.

Always anyone over Spurs. Liverpool already brag about Europe, But can you imagine Spurs bragging, God Help Us!

plague
09-05-2019, 11:42 AM
as a neutral and former life long Lester, Arsenal, Citeh and Dortmund here are the things i would be ok with in the title game.

Liverpool winning because:
1. The "**** off Suarez" chant will no doubt be revived.
2. Klopp winning and possibly bear hugging at least 3 people to death.
3. Firminho just looks like a good dude so he deserves to win.
4. Firminho spent all that money on teeth so he should be able to show them off.
5. Virgil winning because he is very good and not a racist shitbag like other ECL winning* centrebacks.
6. I really dont dig Dele Ali or the way he gets down.
7. My man Jeterpool deserves this if only to make up for everyone pointing out errors in his game preview posts.


Spurs winning:
1. Son. Bless him.
2. Harry Kane doing a John Terry and being front and centre for the presentation in full kit because hes every bit the narcissistic wanker that Terry is but with much less racist shitbag tendencies.
3. Poch needs to let it all out then sleep for a month. That dude does life tough man.
4. Jordan Henderson might just kill a man if they are down late.
5. Piers Morgan may, just may top himself. {insert prayers up emoji}.











*hahahaahahahahahah we all know that racist shitbag didnt actually win it, he did nothing and will live the rest of his existence knowing that his only contribution was to slip over on a pen and cost his team so **** him and **** all his enablers.

StannyCFCJET
09-05-2019, 11:55 AM
as a neutral and former life long Lester, Arsenal, Citeh and Dortmund here are the things i would be ok with in the title game.

Liverpool winning because:
1. The "**** off Suarez" chant will no doubt be revived.
2. Klopp winning and possibly bear hugging at least 3 people to death.
3. Firminho just looks like a good dude so he deserves to win.
4. Firminho spent all that money on teeth so he should be able to show them off.
5. Virgil winning because he is very good and not a racist shitbag like other ECL winning* centrebacks.
6. I really dont dig Dele Ali or the way he gets down.
7. My man Jeterpool deserves this if only to make up for everyone pointing out errors in his game preview posts.


Spurs winning:
1. Son. Bless him.
2. Harry Kane doing a John Terry and being front and centre for the presentation in full kit because hes every bit the narcissistic wanker that Terry is but with much less racist shitbag tendencies.
3. Poch needs to let it all out then sleep for a month. That dude does life tough man.
4. Jordan Henderson might just kill a man if they are down late.
5. Piers Morgan may, just may top himself. {insert prayers up emoji}.











*hahahaahahahahahah we all know that racist shitbag didnt actually win it, he did nothing and will live the rest of his existence knowing that his only contribution was to slip over on a pen and cost his team so **** him and **** all his enablers.

1614

plague
09-05-2019, 12:00 PM
1614

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/d7_1WyWWqGI/hqdefault.jpg

https://media1.giphy.com/media/hZvjPBn88kLcY/giphy.gif?cid=790b76115cd37c2f674c414177406eba&rid=giphy.gif

Jetmaster
09-05-2019, 12:07 PM
The EPL is starting to prove itself.

The battle for the "top 6" is creating teams with remarkable endurance. Unlike Barca or Bayern who might get two or three testing games a season, in the EPL even the lower teams can be tough to beat.

Jeterpool
09-05-2019, 12:11 PM
The EPL is starting to prove itself.

The battle for the "top 6" is creating teams with remarkable endurance. Unlike Barca or Bayern who might get two or three testing games a season, in the EPL even the lower teams can be tough to beat.

Good observation.

StannyCFCJET
09-05-2019, 12:13 PM
The EPL is starting to prove itself.

The battle for the "top 6" is creating teams with remarkable endurance. Unlike Barca or Bayern who might get two or three testing games a season, in the EPL even the lower teams can be tough to beat.

Hasnt it been like that for a long time which is why English teams struggle In Europe because we cant rest players ahead of big UCL games cause every game in the prem is a scrap fight

Frodo
09-05-2019, 12:31 PM
5. Piers Morgan may, just may top himself. {insert prayers up emoji}.


At this point I don't even think he is an Arsenal fan anymore. He just used Wenger rants to get attention. He hated AFCTV because they stole his gag and did it better.

You've given me a positive to spin in case Spuds do win. Knowing he is somewhere crying and googling "how to tie a noose", would cheer me up a little.

Macca
09-05-2019, 12:35 PM
The EPL is starting to prove itself.

The battle for the "top 6" is creating teams with remarkable endurance. Unlike Barca or Bayern who might get two or three testing games a season, in the EPL even the lower teams can be tough to beat.

While I don't disagree that the EPL is doing well at the moment the top few teams are amongst the European elite, the notion that Spanish and German (/other) leagues are comprised of rubbish teams outside the top few is nonsense.

Also is it really much of an argument for the "strength" of the lower teams / league that the top two English teams are 20+ points clear and have lost a handful of games between them all season?

Any arguments you use to account for this can be transposed to the continental leagues to also justify their dominance at the top of the table.

The only difference is one league you follow matches and the others you follow results.

Frodo
09-05-2019, 12:47 PM
While I don't disagree that the EPL is doing well at the moment the top few teams are amongst the European elite, the notion that Spanish and German (/other) leagues are comprised of rubbish teams outside the top few is nonsense.

Also is it really much of an argument for the "strength" of the lower teams / league that the top two English teams are 20+ points clear and have lost a handful of games between them all season?

Any arguments you use to account for this can be transposed to the continental leagues to also justify their dominance at the top of the table.

The only difference is one league you follow matches and the others you follow results.

This 100%.

If Liverpool hadn't been there this year the EPL would have looked like a farm league. 24 points between 1st and 3rd.

plague
09-05-2019, 12:52 PM
While I don't disagree that the EPL is doing well at the moment the top few teams are amongst the European elite, the notion that Spanish and German (/other) leagues are comprised of rubbish teams outside the top few is nonsense.

Also is it really much of an argument for the "strength" of the lower teams / league that the top two English teams are 20+ points clear and have lost a handful of games between them all season?

Any arguments you use to account for this can be transposed to the continental leagues to also justify their dominance at the top of the table.

The only difference is one league you follow matches and the others you follow results.

i remember reading somewhere that Spain has just had one its most 'competitive' season in ages due to the gap between all the top teams. Its only because Barca coasted to the title that no one noticed. teams like Villareal, Betis, Getafe etc have been consistently improving for years. also the manner in which they play is very pleasing to watch. they go into madrid now and smoke the big boys or die trying.

people do love to jump on the "the Prem is back" talk when an all english final comes around. but geez, we've just lived through the Barca/Madrid era when they owned the whole continent for over a decade. Peeps gotta pump the brakes on the 2nd coming of the English game.

Premy
09-05-2019, 01:06 PM
La Liga 25 points between 1st and 4th.
Serie A 26 points between 1st and 3rd.
Bundesliga 20 points between 1st and 4th
Ligue 1 22 points between 1st and 3rd

Macca
09-05-2019, 01:07 PM
i remember reading somewhere that Spain has just had one its most 'competitive' season in ages due to the gap between all the top teams. Its only because Barca coasted to the title that no one noticed. teams like Villareal, Betis, Getafe etc have been consistently improving for years. also the manner in which they play is very pleasing to watch. they go into madrid now and smoke the big boys or die trying.

people do love to jump on the "the Prem is back" talk when an all english final comes around. but geez, we've just lived through the Barca/Madrid era when they owned the whole continent for over a decade. Peeps gotta pump the brakes on the 2nd coming of the English game.

That's the other thing I didn't mention cause some of it is personal preference - some people love watching Huddersfield go to Anfield and park the bus for 90 minutes and scrap.

But for me, I'm with you Plague, the bottom teams in La Liga don't show up and try and "hold on" to a point. I'm not sure which team it was but one of the bottom-ish teams went to Barca and played them off the park, out passed them, out possessed them, and bar bad luck and a couple late goals from a team with some freakishly talented goal scorers would have deservedly come away with the points. Its been that way for a few years.

plague
09-05-2019, 01:15 PM
La Liga 25 points between 1st and 4th.
Serie A 26 points between 1st and 3rd.
Bundesliga 20 points between 1st and 4th
Ligue 1 22 points between 1st and 3rd

EPL table gap between 1st-5th (Making/missing Champions League spots)
1989 - 18
1999 - 22
2009 - 27
2019 - 28* can be 31 with City win/Arsenal loss.


THE PREM IS BACK!!!!!!!!!!

pv4
09-05-2019, 01:15 PM
5. Piers Morgan may, just may top himself. {insert prayers up emoji}.

See this is the closest to a positive I can find for Sp*rs winning and still, it doesn't seem worth it.

Jetmaster
09-05-2019, 02:00 PM
I'm including the Europa guys in this - that could be all England as well. There must be a reason for this even if it is just cyclical.

I did not say the other comps were rubbish either - my point is not about skill, quality or capability or which league is best, just that the EPL builds endurance through regular intensive games in harsh conditions with no breaks.

Geez......

Jeterpool
09-05-2019, 02:04 PM
I'm including the Europa guys in this - that could be all England as well. There must be a reason for this even if it is just cyclical.

I did not say the other comps were rubbish either - my point is not about skill, quality or capability or which league is best, just that the EPL builds endurance through regular intensive games in harsh conditions with no breaks.

Geez......

Look what you've done....geez :rof:

Aegon
09-05-2019, 02:42 PM
Hasnt it been like that for a long time which is why English teams struggle In Europe because we cant rest players ahead of big UCL games cause every game in the prem is a scrap fight

Up until recently it was only a top 4 and one or two of the teams always had an off season.
This years top 6 is bloody impressive considering how strong some of the other teams in the comp can be on their day.