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Offline Legion

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Relegation Watch
« on: February 02, 2020, 01:14:02 PM »
Choose 3. Option to change vote is available. I was originally going to put just the current bottom 8 in there but decided to go for 12 to cater for the possibility of someone going into freefall. Options will be removed as the season progresses. Currently in no particular order:

West Ham
Watford
Norwich

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Re: Relegation Watch
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2020, 01:30:25 PM »
Choose 3. Option to change vote is available. I was originally going to put just the current bottom 8 in there but decided to go for 12 to cater for the possibility of someone going into freefall. Options will be removed as the season progresses. Currently in no particular order:

West Ham
Watford
Norwich

This is who we think will go down rather than want to?

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Re: Relegation Watch
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2020, 01:53:27 PM »
Think.

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Re: Relegation Watch
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2020, 01:57:53 PM »
17. Aston Villa
18. Watford (R)
19. Brighton (R)
20. Norwich (R)

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Re: Relegation Watch
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2020, 02:03:24 PM »
Fuck me, want to go down, spoilt for choice.
Arsenal because there fans are such wankers with a sense of entitlement.
Watford after the anti football performance the other night.
Bournemouth because of thier shitty little ground.
Newcastle - Steve Bruce
Crystal Palace because we rarely get anything there and itís a nightmare to get to.
West Ham - poison dwarfs, Lady Transfer kitty Brady Porn Kings Tax Payer stadium
Everton because they seem to have a massive chip on thier shoulder about us.
Southampton, Lego stadium add Brighton to that.


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Re: Relegation Watch
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2020, 02:16:12 PM »
Norwich are almost gone
Brighton I think haven't got many wins left in them and will go
Third spot is where I worry about us - if not we have to hope W Ham continue their shocking form or Watford's Pearson bubble has completely burst

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Re: Relegation Watch
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2020, 02:21:21 PM »
In an ideal world for me, it would be...

Burnley
Watford
Newcastle

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Re: Relegation Watch
« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2020, 02:30:22 PM »
Fuck me, want to go down, spoilt for choice.
Arsenal because there fans are such wankers with a sense of entitlement.
Watford after the anti football performance the other night.
Bournemouth because of thier shitty little ground.
Newcastle - Steve Bruce
Crystal Palace because we rarely get anything there and itís a nightmare to get to.
West Ham - poison dwarfs, Lady Transfer kitty Brady Porn Kings Tax Payer stadium
Everton because they seem to have a massive chip on thier shoulder about us.
Southampton, Lego stadium add Brighton to that.



Not that it's really important but the question was about 'think will go down' rather than 'want'. If it was 'want' I'd pretty much be in line with you!

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Re: Relegation Watch
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2020, 02:33:06 PM »
I think we will just get out by the skin of our nuts

Norwich gone - 20th
West Ham because they thought somehow Moyes was the answer - 19th
I reckon Brighton for the last spot.

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Re: Relegation Watch
« Reply #9 on: February 02, 2020, 02:38:07 PM »
Surprised not many mentions for Bournemouth.

Their next 6 matches : Sheff Utd (A) , Burnley (A), Chelsea (H), Liverpool (A) , Palace (H), Wolves (A)

I don't see them getting more than 4 points out of those, could be less easily.

That would surely lodge them firmly bottom 3 by end of March

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Re: Relegation Watch
« Reply #10 on: February 02, 2020, 02:43:06 PM »
I don't think Norwich are gone. They play far better football than quite a few teams, including us. It's just that their defence is even worse than ours. Although they have at least kept a clean sheet or two away from home.

I think West Ham will unfortunately have too much quality to be embroiled in the battle at the end which might be good for us as we might need a result at their place on the last day of the season.
So it's between us, Norwich, Brighton, Bomo and Watford.

20 Watford (those last two results will hopefully have kicked Pearson and Deeney right in the balls)
19 Norwich
18 Brighton/Villa...too close to call.

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Re: Relegation Watch
« Reply #11 on: February 02, 2020, 02:49:59 PM »
Want it to be:
W. Ham
Brighton
Norwich

Think it will be:
Villa
Brighton
Norwich.

I just don't think we have the metal, never mind the quality for a relegation scrap.
The midfield blows hot and cold and without McGinn, we just don't have the legs in there at the moment. Then there is Trez and El Ghazi who again and again go missing for large parts of a game. The defence is also an area for concern with all three central defenders (Konsa/Mings/Hause) having at least one brain fart each per game. Our striking options can only be summed up in a couple of words 'a gamble'.

The positives are obviously Jack but he cannot be expected to be the force all on his own. I do think both Gilbert and Targett have improved immensely and do look more of a threat with crosses than both Trez and El Ghazi, but is this enough? sadly I don't think so.

Please prove me wrong Villa.




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Re: Relegation Watch
« Reply #12 on: February 02, 2020, 03:40:04 PM »
Itís 3 from 6
Norwich
Spam
Watford
BTon
Bmouth
Us.
I think you can make a case for any of them.

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Re: Relegation Watch
« Reply #13 on: February 02, 2020, 03:55:11 PM »
I've gone for

Villa
Brighton
Norwich

We just don't seem to be able to pull off any unexpected results unlike others around us. Our woeful away form will be our undoing unfortunately and an injury to Jack is unthinkable but likely at some stage.

I really hope they prove me wrong as I can't envisage life in the chumps again without our best players.


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Re: Relegation Watch
« Reply #14 on: February 02, 2020, 03:57:43 PM »
Villa
Bournemouth
Norwich

You don't stay up conceding 2 goals a game.

 


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