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Author Topic: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on  (Read 14999 times)

Offline cdward

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Re: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on
« Reply #30 on: July 08, 2016, 01:33:44 PM »
*What happens if the U21 team progress and get drawn against their parent team?
 
I can see arguments for and against, i will hold judgement on it and see how it pans out.

Edit (* i just realised that won't happen)
« Last Edit: July 08, 2016, 01:40:51 PM by cdward »

Offline Dave Cooper please

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Re: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on
« Reply #31 on: July 27, 2016, 10:11:43 PM »
A fine start to the exciting new competition:

Link

Offline cheltenhamlion

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Re: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on
« Reply #32 on: July 28, 2016, 07:52:21 AM »
What a joke.

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Re: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on
« Reply #33 on: July 28, 2016, 08:00:06 AM »
The only good news for me is that we don't seem to be in it. Given some of the Championship clubs in it, I can only assume we turned it down. If so, fair play.

Hope the Final is between the under-21 sides of Stoke and Reading and played in front of a Wembley crowd of three hundred.
« Last Edit: July 28, 2016, 08:02:30 AM by cdbullyweefan »

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Re: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on
« Reply #34 on: July 28, 2016, 08:00:33 AM »
A fine start to the exciting new competition:

Link

What an absolute farce. There is no merit in this shit idea whatsoever.

Offline cheltenhamlion

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Re: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on
« Reply #35 on: July 28, 2016, 08:14:53 AM »
And since when we're Norwich, Peterborough, Northampton, Coventry and West Bromwich further South than Cheltenham?

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Re: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on
« Reply #36 on: July 28, 2016, 05:15:06 PM »
An example of something that gets my goat: Pogba's agent is due to earn £25m from his forthcoming transfer.

Twenty five fecking million!

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Re: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on
« Reply #37 on: July 28, 2016, 05:42:14 PM »
Years ago I remember hearing the ex QPR player Simon Barker ( I think ) he was an agent through the PFA and he said all players needed was a lawyer to look over contracts, the PFA could do the rest. The way these Vampire agents have sucked money out of the game is shocking, they are virtually scouts now too. In years to come a FIFA type report will come out about all the dodgy deals from the past. New TV deal is going in the pockets of these fuckers.

Offline Mossie Hennebry

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Re: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on
« Reply #38 on: August 14, 2016, 04:39:01 PM »
I'm reminded of when our kids won the youth Champions lge, or whatever it was called and the powers that be changed the rules so that it would be contested only by the youth sides in the senior competition. Professional football stinks.

Offline dcdavecollett

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Re: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on
« Reply #39 on: August 15, 2016, 08:38:58 PM »
Yes, this was an absolutely disgraceful decision!

Offline Dante Lavelli

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Re: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on
« Reply #40 on: August 30, 2016, 11:12:57 PM »
New qualification criteria for the Champions League.  Utter shite.
http://www.economist.com/blogs/gametheory/2016/08/belles-ball-game?fsrc=scn/fb/te/bl/ed/

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Re: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on
« Reply #41 on: August 31, 2016, 11:31:21 AM »
New qualification criteria for the Champions League.  Utter shite.
http://www.economist.com/blogs/gametheory/2016/08/belles-ball-game?fsrc=scn/fb/te/bl/ed/


One step closer to the final fuck off and don't come back.

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Re: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on
« Reply #42 on: August 31, 2016, 09:25:53 PM »
It's not as bad as I expected. No guaranteed place for teams based on "historical performance" just a tweak of the seeding system.

Still shite, obviously, but not the move towards a closed shop which I anticipated.

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Re: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on
« Reply #43 on: August 31, 2016, 10:25:13 PM »
It's not as bad as I expected. No guaranteed place for teams based on "historical performance" just a tweak of the seeding system.

Places for "historical performance" sounds like a great idea

And I look forward to Red Star Belgrade, Nottingham Forest and KV Mechelen taking their rightful place in the Champions League when it comes to pass.

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Re: Modern Football is Shite part I can't remember what number we're on
« Reply #44 on: September 01, 2016, 02:09:07 PM »
Over a billion pounds in the transfer window, it really has become the greed league.