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Offline Toronto Villa

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Re: Other Games - 2020/21
« Reply #3435 on: October 25, 2020, 03:55:36 PM »
Weíve lost a game and will pretty much come out of this weekend in exactly the same spot as it started. Our game in hand send us top. We must bounce back next week. At minimum a a point.

Offline WilliamStanding

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Re: Other Games - 2020/21
« Reply #3436 on: October 25, 2020, 03:56:20 PM »
Great week for Scottish football.

Just got better today.

Offline Damo70

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Re: Other Games - 2020/21
« Reply #3437 on: October 25, 2020, 03:56:51 PM »
Everton red card - Digne

Looked like he was surfing on his ankle.

It looked to me like he had two pops at him to make sure.

Offline andyh

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Re: Other Games - 2020/21
« Reply #3438 on: October 25, 2020, 03:58:02 PM »
Everton red card - Digne

Looked like he was surfing on his ankle.
It was a disgraceful, disgusting challenge. Itís a shame you canít sent someone off twice for things like that.
Yet Alan Smith said it wasnít that bad. He got a few other things wrong in the game also.
Smith is becoming a really shit commentator.

Offline LukeJames

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Re: Other Games - 2020/21
« Reply #3439 on: October 25, 2020, 03:58:34 PM »
It was interesting in that my biggest criticism of Smith is that he doesn't know how to change formation/tactics in game when things are going against us. And in this game one of the best managers in the world did nothing to try and change the way Everton were playing apart from like for like substitutions.

Offline Damo70

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Re: Other Games - 2020/21
« Reply #3440 on: October 25, 2020, 03:59:45 PM »
Great week for Scottish football.

Just got better today.

To be fair that was a really good game to watch today. Unlike most of the Scottish games I have watched in recent months.

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Re: Other Games - 2020/21
« Reply #3441 on: October 25, 2020, 04:00:26 PM »
It was interesting in that my biggest criticism of Smith is that he doesn't know how to change formation/tactics in game when things are going against us. And in this game one of the best managers in the world did nothing to try and change the way Everton were playing apart from like for like substitutions.

And we saw that with Klopp vs us, Pep vs Leicester.

Offline WilliamStanding

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Re: Other Games - 2020/21
« Reply #3442 on: October 25, 2020, 04:02:45 PM »
Great week for Scottish football.

Just got better today.

To be fair that was a really good game to watch today. Unlike most of the Scottish games I have watched in recent months.

Aberdeen game had everything, I think Neilís team
Sheet got leaked again.


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Re: Other Games - 2020/21
« Reply #3443 on: October 25, 2020, 04:02:49 PM »
Everton red card - Digne

Looked like he was surfing on his ankle.
It was a disgraceful, disgusting challenge. Itís a shame you canít sent someone off twice for things like that.
Yet Alan Smith said it wasnít that bad. He got a few other things wrong in the game also.
Smith is becoming a really shit commentator.

Lineker tweeted: Running behind someone and accidentally treading on their heel should never be a red. Canít you chase people anymore?

I must be missing something, I thought that was a dirty challenge which could have led to a broken ankle.

Offline Damo70

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Re: Other Games - 2020/21
« Reply #3444 on: October 25, 2020, 04:08:57 PM »
Everton red card - Digne

Looked like he was surfing on his ankle.
It was a disgraceful, disgusting challenge. Itís a shame you canít sent someone off twice for things like that.
Yet Alan Smith said it wasnít that bad. He got a few other things wrong in the game also.
Smith is becoming a really shit commentator.

Lineker tweeted: Running behind someone and accidentally treading on their heel should never be a red. Canít you chase people anymore?

I must be missing something, I thought that was a dirty challenge which could have led to a broken ankle.

I too thought it was a bad challenge but Kieron Dyer and Jamie Redknapp on SKY both reckon it was a yellow card offence. To be fair to the SKY presenter (Dave Jones?) he said it might have been just a yellow card in their day but not these days.
« Last Edit: October 25, 2020, 04:10:40 PM by Damo70 »

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Re: Other Games - 2020/21
« Reply #3445 on: October 25, 2020, 04:10:07 PM »
Why is Redknapp defending Digne? Saying the red card should be rescinded.

Marco Van Basten had to retire early because of fouls aimed at his achilles.

Digne knew exactly what he was doing. Born out of frustration, maybe, but no excuses.

Offline Damo70

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Re: Other Games - 2020/21
« Reply #3446 on: October 25, 2020, 04:12:56 PM »
Everton red card - Digne

Looked like he was surfing on his ankle.
It was a disgraceful, disgusting challenge. Itís a shame you canít sent someone off twice for things like that.
Yet Alan Smith said it wasnít that bad. He got a few other things wrong in the game also.
Smith is becoming a really shit commentator.

Lineker tweeted: Running behind someone and accidentally treading on their heel should never be a red. Canít you chase people anymore?

I must be missing something, I thought that was a dirty challenge which could have led to a broken ankle.

I too thought it was a bad challenge but Kieron Dyer and Jamie Redknapp on SKY both reckon it was only a yellow card offence. To be fair to the SKY presenter (Dave Jones?) he said it might have been just a yellow card in their day but not these days.

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Re: Other Games - 2020/21
« Reply #3447 on: October 25, 2020, 04:16:01 PM »
I donít think that was a red card at all. Iíd be furious if it happened to us. The players trailing football was already a long way behind in his stride when he got caught. And the way he got caught made it look significantly worse than it was. I donít think he caught up and ran his studs down his Achilles. A yellow? Absolutely. Never a red for me.

Offline manic-road

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Re: Other Games - 2020/21
« Reply #3448 on: October 25, 2020, 04:17:20 PM »
Why is Redknapp defending Digne? Saying the red card should be rescinded.

Marco Van Basten had to retire early because of fouls aimed at his achilles.

Digne knew exactly what he was doing. Born out of frustration, maybe, but no excuses.

If someone fouled Jack like that I would be screaming at the ref to get out the red card.

Offline Damo70

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Re: Other Games - 2020/21
« Reply #3449 on: October 25, 2020, 04:21:14 PM »
The build up to Wolves v Newcastle on SKY. I think it is fair to say that former Newcastle player Kieron Dyer is not a big fan of Steve Bruce's style of football.

 


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