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Re: Premiership 2017/18

Postby Diamond Dog » 19 May 2018, 08:03

Dr Markus wrote:http://www.skysports.com/football/news/11701/11377633/paul-lambert-leaves-stoke-city-by-mutual-consent

Paul Lambert leaves Stoke City by mutual consent


Surprised by that, thought he was worth a punt.



Why? What did Paul Lambert actually do to suggest he warranted a contract? His Stoke record - P15 W2 D6 L7.

His overall record as a manager is a win rate of 38%.

He's a dull, lifeless, uninspiring damp squib in front of the press.

I think he was very fortunate to be given yet another chance at the top level - and he flopped dismally, yet again.
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Re: Premiership 2017/18

Postby caramba » 20 May 2018, 16:56

Roman Abramovich's visa to stay in the UK has apparently expired and it looks as though he might not be getting a new one due to his apparently being a "Putin crony"

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Re: Premiership 2017/18

Postby Jeemo » 20 May 2018, 18:19

caramba wrote:Roman Abramovich's visa to stay in the UK has apparently expired and it looks as though he might not be getting a new one due to his apparently being a "Putin crony"


A donation to the Tory party will sort that.
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Postby Rayge » 24 May 2018, 16:34

Diamond Dog wrote:Sounds like a man trying to improve his team...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44104404

...or maybe putting himself on the market....


https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... ier-league
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Re: Premiership 2017/18

Postby Diamond Dog » 24 May 2018, 16:47

Rayge wrote:
Diamond Dog wrote:Sounds like a man trying to improve his team...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44104404

...or maybe putting himself on the market....


https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... ier-league


Obviously it was the former rather than latter.
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Re: Premiership 2017/18

Postby Diamond Dog » 26 May 2018, 12:02

The wheel goes round and round...Hughes gets three year contract.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44262585

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Re: Premiership 2017/18

Postby borofan » 26 May 2018, 16:41

Diamond Dog wrote:The wheel goes round and round...Hughes gets three year contract.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44262585

:roll:

So that's 2 1/2 years they'll have to pay off when they sack him in November then...

How that loathsome bluffer keeps getting jobs is a mystery only beaten by the seemingly continued employablity of Pardew.
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Re: Premiership 2017/18

Postby andymacandy » 27 May 2018, 10:08

We're back!
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Re: Premiership 2017/18

Postby Diamond Dog » 28 May 2018, 09:26

andymacandy wrote:We're back!


Congratulations!

Fulham & Wolves were the best footballing teams in the Championship, so it's good to see that rewarded with promotion.

Great sporting year for owner Khan too, with Jacksonville doing so brilliantly in the NFL too.
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Postby Pansy Puff » 28 May 2018, 09:37

Great to see Fulham and Wolves back. Cardiff can fuck off, I hope they are relegated with a record least points in history.
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Postby andymacandy » 01 Jun 2018, 14:41

Pansy Puff wrote:Great to see Fulham and Wolves back. Cardiff can fuck off, I hope they are relegated with a record least points in history.

Yes, generally Im an easy going chap, but Neil Warnock is an unlikeable tosser isn't he.
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Re: Premiership 2017/18

Postby Diamond Dog » 07 Jun 2018, 11:42

Amazon to broadcast 20 EPL games per season for three years from 2019......
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