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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
PostPosted: Fri Feb 19, 2021 3:46 pm 
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Bert Trautmanns neck brace wrote:
What have we to look forward to?
Who will come?
Who do we need to come?
Who will go?
Will we be able to go?
Will Eufa be disbanded and all its executives be charged with corruption?
Will Sergio be fit for long enough.?
Will Liverpool demand a public enquiry as to why KDB was player of the year?
Will we resign Berti?
Will some more members come back to this site? I thought an 11 year hiatus was probably long enough...
Ask me again at Easter.


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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:41 am 
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Bert Trautmanns neck brace wrote:
And so it goes.
Much as I like supporting the best team, sometimes I miss those days when before a match we presumed that we would easily stick 3 or 4 past some supposedly weak opposition, only to get beaten by a scruffy goal in the last minute, and then beat the top of the league next week .
I think the excitement of not knowing what will happen is better than the boring certainty of yet another routine victory.
I am not complaining, another championship will be welcomed, but it is not exciting.


I get you on that, it's lacking that unpredictable quality and is more "when are we going to win this" each game, but in mitigation i would say that some (most) of the football is objectively exciting, the manner of unpicking locks, the movement of the players, seemingly innocuous balls that form the basis for eviscerating a defence - i'm appreciating that kind of thing more than i did before, how well we are positioned, how well the opposition play against it. Maybe i just wasn't as aware of it before.

Plus there's no longer the "we're going to get a fucking tubbing" feeling, that then comes to be, which is nice.

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I kinda hear you Bert but absence makes the heart...and all that.

I am just genuinely enjoying the football we play. I'm not that bright, clearly, but liverpool in the 80's, un*ted in the 90's, arsenal early 2000 all had a unique style and brand of footy. I feel Pep and his teams at City are close to having that kind of stamp on the league. A title this season would help my point.


commentary on one of the recent games went on about the triangles and chasing the ball down as soon as it is lost, and that Ederson is basically a sweeper in a team of midfielders, although his passing ability obliterates the concept of a goalise being tied to long ball, hoof and hope. not quite the pressing game that klopp plays. everyone is good with their feet and it's that weird intensity to it of tapping it around then seeing the moment and bang. like a metronome attached to a bomb.

this season liverpool have had the defensive issues we did last season (cripples galore and midfielders standing in), but we've not been lucky with injury either and, despite the slow start, we've turned into an absolute juggernaut. It's been a weird season mind.

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Bert Trautmanns neck brace wrote:
What have we to look forward to?
Who will come?
Who do we need to come?
Who will go?
Will we be able to go?
Will Eufa be disbanded and all its executives be charged with corruption?
Will Sergio be fit for long enough.?
Will Liverpool demand a public enquiry as to why KDB was player of the year?
Will we resign Berti?
Will some more members come back to this site? I thought an 11 year hiatus was probably long enough...
Ask me again at Easter.


Ha! just a short break

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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:18 am 
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Let's all laugh at the scourers... :mrgreen:

The out pouring of pathetic excuses on Twitter is beautiful.

Best one being, were losing the title and games because of the pandemic and no fans in the stadium..
Yeah the same as when they won it..

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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:50 pm 
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Bicester,
Nice to hear from you
Trust you are well .
Got any old mates to bring back?

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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
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kippax_in_my_blood wrote:
Let's all laugh at the scourers... :mrgreen:

The out pouring of pathetic excuses on Twitter is beautiful.

Best one being, were losing the title and games because of the pandemic and no fans in the stadium..
Yeah the same as when they won it..

beautiful isn't it?
there's been some stats on away/home wins and does seem to indicate a significant influence of fans for wins, penalties, fouls, cards and general argy-bargy for home teams. crowds whipping players up into doing daft stuff. will try and dig it out again, it's kinda interesting.

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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:56 am 
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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
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Bert Trautmanns neck brace wrote:
Bicester,
Nice to hear from you
Trust you are well .
Got any old mates to bring back?


Hi Bert. Good to see that you, Danny and a few others are keeping things going.
I’m good considering the strange times we are living in.
Unfortunately I’ve completely lost contact with all of the old lot. I do quite often wonder what happened to Seattle, BU, Lev, ESM etc.


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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
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One does wonder where they are now.
I still talk to Emigre on Facebook and other names appear there from time to time, Rick Peters, Slart Mrs Weaver to be.

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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
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I see and occasionally chat to Emigre, Weaver on FB, and to a lesser extent Paddy and Bastard. There are a couple of others actually, O Blue, and Micah R ate my baby, but don't see too much from them. It's a shame, it's like they have a life outside of this forum.

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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
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Danny's Studs wrote:
I see and occasionally chat to Emigre, Weaver on FB, and to a lesser extent Paddy and Bastard. There are a couple of others actually, O Blue, and Micah R ate my baby, but don't see too much from them. It's a shame, it's like they have a life outside of this forum.

There is life outside of the forum :think:

Tell me more... 8-)

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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
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We are looking pretty ruthless at the moment my friends.
And I like it, since pep signed mojo back it's been great.

Love seeing all the bitter twats on Twitter crying.
Aslam today, actually could be a tough game this..

Have a good un folks.. :TopHat1

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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
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20 straight. Would you adam and eve it. :cool:

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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
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Not the best performance today but against a very decent team and the run continues!


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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
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Gonna call it - we’re safe. Another year in the prem sorted.


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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
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21 straight wins.

28 without loss.

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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
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It seems every other week I'm laughing at the rags getting a shit result yet they are still clinging on to second place. How the fuck does that happen?

I think we are benefitting from the lack of a crowd. The players can communicate much better on the pitch and are able to retain more composure. Well, that and the fact we are fucking awesome :TopHat1


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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
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Yeh the only down side is from here in a draw will feel like a loss, and a loss will be totally unacceptable. Anyway, let's enjoy this while we can.

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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
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I've really gotten into City podcasts recently. Loads of good content out there until our very own Squidge turns up on one and spoils it


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 Post subject: Re: 2020-21 season
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I've really gotten into City podcasts recently. Loads of good content out there until our very own Squidge turns up on one and spoils it


link? :?

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