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Brighton 1 up at West Ham.
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What an upbringing that kid must have, doesn't stand a chance.

Think the 'fan' has been banned for life which is good to see.
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They really should just make it a fair draw. Scrap the seedings.


Agreed, they've all finished 2nd in their group, just leave it open and see what happens.
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Not really a surprise given the more sustained recent takeover talk. But as happened in 2009, we might need to wait and see if it actually happen. And indeed if they're an improvement.


That's the thing. Ashley is rightly hated, but some god awful owners have somehow found their way into English football in recent years and completely ruined clubs.

If you get good, sensible new owners with a bit of money, and keep Rafa, you'll be on the up.

Elsewhere, WBA 1-0 up at Leicester. Why did they give Shakespeare the job permanently.....

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Newcastle up for sale.
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Had a feeling Palace would score today but didn't expect them to be ahead at the break..
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Dunno how I didn't think of that haha, yeah that's probably it!
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So is an all Ireland play off possible?

EDIT: Turns out it is. The teams are seeded from their fifa rankings into two pots, top four in one then the rest in the other. Assuming nothing changes between now and then this means the pots would look like this:

Switzerland 7th
Italy 17th
Croatia 18th
Northern Ireland 20th

Sweden 23rd
Denmark 26th
Republic of Ireland 34th
Greece 47th

Right?!


I thought they were both unseeded? With Denmark seeded. Not sure how they split them all though.
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As soon as Ireland scored, it was game over.....they could do that backs to the wall defending all night.
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Anyone else finding it quite amusing how bad Everton are doing considering every single pundit for some reason predicted them to be brilliant this season based on them spending a lot of money.


They're poor yep and playing pretty dour football, which is unacceptable after spending £140m (regardless of the money they got for Lukaku).

Spurs could win this game by whatever score they want.
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Go on Niasse.
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We seem to be playing well and scoring a lot of belting goals, fair play to Bowyer.

I just can't enjoy it as much until something happens at the top of this club. Roll on October and hopefully judgement day.


Bowyer could never get us above 8th/9th place in the Championship despite having a very good squad for the division, I was surprised he took you up and even more surprised at how well you've started, fair play to him indeed.
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We're pish. AFC Wimbledon at home? We continue to plumb new depths.
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SJ (Smithjurd)
Jonoliam
JPTykes
Stan (Petrov)
Duffy
Deano
Mikel
Gunnerfan69 (think it was 69)
Shaun (Man Utd fan, may have name wrong?)
PeeJay
Jordo?
Abbott
Dutton
Bluemoon
Slashman X
Oba
Platypus
Tarrantino


What a list that is, some heavyweight Susie names from years ago.

Times change, but I'm still glad we've got enough members and enough going on to keep the forums going.
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Maybe the people running Crystal Palace need to have a look at themselves as well. If they've hired someone that they feel has been so bad that he has to be sacked after 4 games, then they obviously aren't very good at their job either.


Bang on, they should go too, what a mess they are.

West Ham 2-0 Huddersfield from tonight. Only saw the last half an hour. Looked to be heading for a stalemate until West Ham's first goal which took a massive deflection.

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Meanwhile, can De Boer really help it if his players are prepared to play wildly awful backpasses?


They definitely should have got something out of the game today, Dann's header towards the end was an absolute sitter as well, not to mention Lee's shocking backpass. Sacking De Boer after 4 games would be mad enough, even madder after a decent performance today.

Good result for Newcastle.

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Caught the last half hour or so of Ireland v Serbia.

I like Ireland but they really do struggle going forward - lots of effort and endeavour but devoid of quality.
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Poor start for Roma yesterday. Didn't manage to see any of it but, despite hitting the post 3 times, I don't think the collapse from the 70th minute onwards would have happened in previous seasons.....hopefully just a blip as I want Di Francesco to do well and hope the job isn't too much for him.
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So apparently we are close to getting Serge Aurier, £23m the fee i've seen the most. Happy with that if it happens.


How's your defence gonna line up do you think? Surely Sanchez will be a starter having cost so much, but Aldeweireld and Vertonghen are established.....3 CBs?
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Oh Arsenal. Some things never change.

Spurs need to get things sorted at Wembley......Kane's August record is also an odd one considering how prolific he is in almost every other month. Of course I've had him as my fantasy captain every week so far
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Sigurdsson is a very good player. But yeah the fee is insane, although that could be said for so many transfers now.
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How bad was Kramaric's penalty? Only hit it like that if you've seen the keeper dive early.
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I swear Giroud scores almost every time he plays, should probably get more credit. Thought Leicester were gonna get at least a draw but they just got deeper and deeper...
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Burnley at home! Unbelievable, I'm away that week, gutted. Come on Rovers!!
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1-0 Sunderland win - draw coming up shortly.
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Am i alone in thinking Everton will struggle this season? Can see them being the surprise team in the bottom half, sold Lukaku and haven't really replaced him. Seem to be relying on Rooney (which is bonkers), Lukaku scored nearly half their goals in the league last season. Going to be a Martinez style regression imo.


I can only see 7th again or 8th for them - the top 6, barring a collapse from one of them, seem pretty set in stone, but they're too good to join the rabble from mid table down. So it'll be a lot of money spent (albeit a lot gained too after the Lukaku sale) for no improvement in league position I think...
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Fellaini's mug I'm guessing?
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Talk of a fee being agreed for Coutinho is a bit premature I think, isn't it? Although it's probably inevitable he'll end up there eventually.
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At one point yesterday we were bottom of League One. We've never been below the third tier so that's officially the lowest we've ever been! Cheers Venky's.

Really poor result yesterday and we'll have to improve quickly, starting with Doncaster at home on Saturday.
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Celtic play Rosenborg in the first leg of the third qualifying round tonight, last of the British teams standing from those who entered earlier.


0-0 FT, Celtic would have been hoping for better.
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