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  • Trowel 7 Oct 2013 19:52:37 17,637 posts
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    Syrette wrote:
    Man Utd fans have really taken to Fellaini:



    He's been passed fit to play for Croatia.
  • cheeky_prawnking 7 Oct 2013 20:06:12 4,457 posts
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    Good going for a Belgian.
  • faux_carnation 7 Oct 2013 20:31:47 9,265 posts
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    Seems like Poyet really is going to take over at Sunderland. Can't see that ending well. In fact, it's probably going to be a car crash.

    When Vicente left Brighton he apparently said Poyet was “the worst person I’ve come across in football”:

    “For me he is a selfish person, very egocentric. I say that because it’s how I feel.

    “I won’t talk badly about my team-mates, because they have been fantastic with me. What I think is unacceptable is that the manager makes fun of his players. I’ve seen things here that I have never seen in my career. If you miss with a shot in training, he makes fun. For me, that is unacceptable in football.”
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  • Mr_Sleep 7 Oct 2013 20:33:31 16,935 posts
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    faux_carnation wrote:
    Seems like Poyet really is going to take over at Sunderland. Can't see that ending well.
    Was he told about the job offer live on telly?

    You are a factory of sadness.

  • cheeky_prawnking 7 Oct 2013 20:33:54 4,457 posts
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    John O'Shea shitting in the old Trafford away dressing room.
  • Deleted user 7 October 2013 20:34:44
    Fellaini - The Croatian striker. Lol
  • THFourteen 7 Oct 2013 21:44:37 33,201 posts
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    @faux_carnation

    Fucking hate people like that. Learn to laugh at yourself it will lead you to a happier life than being so serious all the time
  • cheeky_prawnking 7 Oct 2013 21:48:48 4,457 posts
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    Being a spurs fan helps
  • Kay 7 Oct 2013 22:29:10 17,820 posts
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    THFourteen wrote:
    @faux_carnation

    Fucking hate people like that. Learn to laugh at yourself it will lead you to a happier life than being so serious all the time
    It is a bit odd - these are grown-up sportsman, a bit of "making fun" of their abilities shouldn't make them cry inside - but at the same time, a manager's job is to inspire and motivate the players, and openly ridiculing them certainly won't help matters.
  • Trowel 8 Oct 2013 08:10:36 17,637 posts
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    Poyet confirmed.
  • Jono62 8 Oct 2013 08:25:49 14,065 posts
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    The secret to Jose's success:

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/teams/chelsea/10360026/Jose-Mourinho-says-he-doesnt-get-nervous-during-matches-because-he-can-smell-when-a-goal-will-be-scored.html
  • TheSaint 8 Oct 2013 09:19:38 14,309 posts
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    Sunderland don't learn do they?
  • Dougs 8 Oct 2013 09:21:01 67,200 posts
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    Barmy appointment. I can only assume he was the only one interested.
  • nickthegun 8 Oct 2013 09:21:56 59,497 posts
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    I dunno. Replacing a temperamental, inexperienced foreign manager with a temperamental, inexperienced foreign manager seems like a plan with no flaws.

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  • nickthegun 8 Oct 2013 09:23:24 59,497 posts
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    Dougs wrote:
    Barmy appointment. I can only assume he was the only one interested.
    Pulis very publicly ruled himself out with the equivalent of a big 'fuck no', so you can only assume most of the usual suspects didnt want another relegation on their CV.

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  • kalel 8 Oct 2013 10:36:00 87,003 posts
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    I don't really know what happened with Poyet at Brighton, but he seemed quite highly rated as an assistant when he was at Spurs with Ramos, and many were disappointed he wasn't kept on when Ramos got sacked.
  • nickthegun 8 Oct 2013 10:40:52 59,497 posts
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    The rumours are that he was a like a cross between di canio and hoddle.

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  • Dougs 8 Oct 2013 10:42:22 67,200 posts
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    This is what Vicente said about him:

    “For me he is a selfish person, very egocentric. I say that because it’s how I feel.

    “I won’t talk badly about my team-mates, because they have been fantastic with me. What I think is unacceptable is that the manager makes fun of his players. I’ve seen things here that I have never seen in my career. If you miss with a shot in training, he makes fun. For me, that is unacceptable in football.”
  • kalel 8 Oct 2013 10:46:08 87,003 posts
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    Weirdly at Spurs he was reputed to be the good cop to Ramos' bad, known for getting on really well with the players and being hugely motivational.
  • nickthegun 8 Oct 2013 10:49:11 59,497 posts
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    We'll soon find out. He might as well have been managing on mars as brighton for all the coverage they get. In the premiership, theres nowhere to hide and sunderland certainly would never be able to keep anything under wraps like brighton managed to.

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  • TheSaint 8 Oct 2013 10:54:40 14,309 posts
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    Two racist managers in a row is quite impressive as well.
  • imamazed 8 Oct 2013 10:56:26 5,534 posts
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    Is Poyet a racialist?
  • TheSaint 8 Oct 2013 10:57:20 14,309 posts
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    Yeah he came out with a load of shit to try and defend Suarez.
  • askew 8 Oct 2013 10:59:12 12,172 posts
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    But did he do a poo on the dressing room floor?
  • nickthegun 8 Oct 2013 11:02:44 59,497 posts
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    IIRC, it was his reaction to that which caused the initial schism. One of his players took a crap on the floor of palaces changing room as a 'welcome to brighton' present and he, understandably, wasnt very impressed.

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  • Youthist 8 Oct 2013 11:27:12 10,010 posts
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    As a Palace fan, going down there in the second leg of the play-off semi and turning them over 0-2 (thanks Zaha) was fantastic (first leg was 0-0 and I had assumed we were out after losing 3-0 down there earlier last season). Quite how we did it I have no idea.

    Was that the game where the shit occurred?

    Think of how stupid the average person is, and realise half of them are stupider than that

  • nickthegun 8 Oct 2013 11:28:22 59,497 posts
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    I think so, yeah.

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  • convz 8 Oct 2013 12:14:20 375 posts
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    Yeah, Holloway said something along the lines of not needing to worry about motivating his team for the match because of it
  • kalel 8 Oct 2013 12:48:44 87,003 posts
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    Janujaz to Barca on a free at the end of the season apparently.
  • TheSaint 8 Oct 2013 12:50:56 14,309 posts
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    Can't blame him for wanting Champions League football.
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