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Old August 13 2013, 04:59 PM   #4636
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Re: (UEFA) Football Thread - Football not Soccer

It's called accepting your history (and the grandeur that goes with it). You should know that in southern Germany...
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Old August 13 2013, 05:17 PM   #4637
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Hah, trolling failed. Southern Bohemia or Western Hungary would be more accurate for Vienna.
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Old August 13 2013, 05:23 PM   #4638
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Because of course you can't leave Hungary alone !
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Old August 16 2013, 09:45 AM   #4639
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Geez, Moyes. Just because you replaced Fergie doesn't mean you have to start whinging like him!
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Old August 16 2013, 09:07 PM   #4640
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Time for some predictions of the 2013/2014 season...

1. Chelsea
2. Man City
3. Man Utd
4. Arsenal
5. Tottenham
6. Liverpool
7. Everton
8. Swansea City
9. Fulham
10. West Brom
11. West Ham Utd
12. Sunderland
13. Southampton
14. Newcastle Utd
15. Aston Villa
16. Cardiff City
17. Stoke City
18. Norwich City
19. Hull City
20. Crystal Palace

Wigan, Watford and QPR promoted from the "Championship" and my own Forest to finish about 10th.

Bayern Munich to be the first team to defend the Champions League and England will finish 3rd in Q/F and miss out on the 2014 World Cup.
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Old August 17 2013, 10:51 PM   #4641
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Given the start forest have had to the season that seems a cautious prediction...
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Old August 18 2013, 04:22 PM   #4642
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Starkers wrote: View Post
Given the start forest have had to the season that seems a cautious prediction...
I remember good starts that ended in nothing, our next two fixtures are toughies in the league but after that we have a run of very winnable games, if we win most or all of them I will be very willing to believe in a automatic promotion run. I have no desire for a playoff spot as we possibly have one the worst playoff records in football league history...

1 leg win, 2 leg draws, 5 leg defeats

0 overall tie wins
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Old August 18 2013, 09:57 PM   #4643
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I don't think anything will ever top that Yeovil tie in terms of hilarity!

Top 4 in the PL this season;

Man Utd
Man City
Chelsea
Tottenham

No idea which order they'll finish in.

Be interesting to see whether Arsenal finally splash some £££ before the window closes. If not, I fear for them.....
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Old August 18 2013, 10:10 PM   #4644
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So guess the name of the team who can have the ball 77% of the time, 38 shots and only one goal at the 86th minute (Cavani). Final result : 1-1 with Ajaccio scoring with their only shot after 9 minutes.

Ici c'est Paris, this can't be a normal team
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Old August 19 2013, 07:40 PM   #4645
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I saw that game, or at least I was dipping in and out of it. Every time I checked back PSG were hitting the bar, or having a shot cleared off the line!

To be fair, their keeper made some great saves. Didn't realize that Ravanelli had gotten himself a job over there.
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Old August 20 2013, 04:35 PM   #4646
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Ravanelli visiting the Parc des Princes, it's like a criminal visiting the crime place 16 years later
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Old August 29 2013, 08:08 PM   #4647
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Europa League group phase once again - yeah.

If we couldn't be the worst team in the tournament this time, that'd be great.
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Old August 30 2013, 12:47 PM   #4648
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I love our group in the Champion's league. I also wonder how much it costed

I love Marseille's group too, nearly perfect for them
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Old August 31 2013, 12:12 PM   #4649
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The club from my hometown (Rijeka, Croatia) just eliminated VfB Stuttgart in the playoff round of the UEFA Europa League and made it to the group stages for the first time in club history. There they will face Lyon, Real Betis and Vitoria Guimaraes.

I was at the home game (the stadium is located literally half a mile from where I live), and here's a taste of the atmosphere:

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Old August 31 2013, 04:19 PM   #4650
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^^
Congratulations. Nice video too.

However, I have a question about Dinamo, how is it possible that they are so shit? Every year they sell young players for like 20 million € or something and they never do anything with that money or with that obvious potential they have in talented players (on the European level anyway) - are the club's officials just that corrupt or total morons?
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