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  • FWB 8 Dec 2013 23:03:35 46,850 posts
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    Ha.  Not a penalty.
  • morriss 8 Dec 2013 23:14:15 71,295 posts
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    Can't we get Berba on loan in Jan until May? Come back Berba!
  • Mr_Sleep 8 Dec 2013 23:31:45 17,592 posts
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    morriss wrote:
    Can't we get Berba on loan in Jan until May? Come back Berba!
    He was in stunning form today. Almost everything he tried worked. Shop window time for him, I guess.

    You are a factory of sadness.

  • Saucy 8 Dec 2013 23:33:35 2,642 posts
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    Can't believe Shane Long didn't make the top 3!
  • FWB 8 Dec 2013 23:35:36 46,850 posts
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    Those phonetic spellings at the end aren't right.
  • Deleted user 8 December 2013 23:40:35
    Dunno whether it's been mentioned before but what's with all the machine gun celebrations recently?
  • The-Bodybuilder 9 Dec 2013 00:12:47 14,515 posts
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    Youthist wrote:
    Was giroud good today? Another blank on fantasy football is making want to offload him but if the generally feeling is he is playing well then I will keep him for Xmas period?
    I personally would never have him in my fantasy, based on current and previous evidence.
  • The-Bodybuilder 9 Dec 2013 00:15:52 14,515 posts
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    Trowel wrote:
    Giroud: 1223 mins, 7 goals, 4 assists.

    Lukaku: 938 mins, 8 goals, 3 assists.

    Let's keep going on this comparison.
    A good test is if we had Lukkaku and you lost had Giroud, would Arsenal fans still try and claim the latter is better?

    I suspect not.
  • Blotto 9 Dec 2013 01:36:53 2,778 posts
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    Both good players , Giroud is more developed/has a bit more to his game.

    Think there's a good chance lukaku will become the better player but it's not happened yet IMO
  • Dougs 9 Dec 2013 05:59:05 70,556 posts
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    They're slightly different players if you ask me. Both lead the line, but I'm not convinced Lukaku has the extra bit of craft that Giroud has. That's not to say he won't be score more goals in be a 'better' player.

    They're also playing slightly different roles in their teams too. Giroud is all about bringing others, especially our midfielders, into play.
  • THFourteen 9 Dec 2013 07:25:59 35,182 posts
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    The-Bodybuilder wrote:
    Youthist wrote:
    Was giroud good today? Another blank on fantasy football is making want to offload him but if the generally feeling is he is playing well then I will keep him for Xmas period?
    I personally would never have him in my fantasy, based on current and previous evidence.
    But he's so pretty!
  • Dougs 9 Dec 2013 08:08:58 70,556 posts
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    He is a Handsome Fucking Bastard, it's true.
  • Deleted user 9 December 2013 08:48:45
    King_Edward wrote:
    MrFlay wrote:
    Serie A is not what it once was. Have you notice how most of the players who come to the Premier League from Italy struggle? Gaston Ramirez, Lamela, Borini, Aquilani and other I can't think of. Coutinho has somewhat bucked that particular trend.
    That's always been the case tbf. With a very few exceptions like Zola, Italians rarely settle well in England.
    Of course of that list only Borini and Aquilani are Italian.

    I think as many players struggle when they come from Spain as from Italy. Germany, Holland and France have always been the best feeder leagues for the PL as they're more physical and quicker.
  • The-Bodybuilder 9 Dec 2013 09:28:01 14,515 posts
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    Dougs wrote:
    They're also playing slightly different roles in their teams too. Giroud is all about bringing others, especially our midfielders, into play.
    They both have that exact same responsibility, plus pressing up front and scoring/assisting goals.

    We both play a very similar system.
  • LionheartDJH 9 Dec 2013 09:59:46 19,574 posts
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    Dougs wrote:
    He is a Handsome Fucking Bastard, it's true.
    Tell me Giroud boy boy how you look so good

    She dives for cheese pasties

  • vijay_UK 9 Dec 2013 10:56:04 2,682 posts
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    I wonder which team has the best-looking players?
  • Mr_Sleep 9 Dec 2013 10:58:53 17,592 posts
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    @vijay_UK Stoke.

    You are a factory of sadness.

  • vijay_UK 9 Dec 2013 11:02:37 2,682 posts
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    Mr_Sleep wrote:
    @vijay_UK Stoke.
    Brilliant. The first player that came to mind was Charlie Adam.
  • FWB 9 Dec 2013 11:04:03 46,850 posts
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    The-Bodybuilder wrote:
    Dougs wrote:
    They're also playing slightly different roles in their teams too. Giroud is all about bringing others, especially our midfielders, into play.
    They both have that exact same responsibility, plus pressing up front and scoring/assisting goals.

    We both play a very similar system.
    Never thought I'd hear us being compared to Arsenal.
  • Mr_Sleep 9 Dec 2013 11:06:02 17,592 posts
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    vijay_UK wrote:
    Mr_Sleep wrote:
    @vijay_UK Stoke.
    Brilliant. The first player that came to mind was Charlie Adam.
    He's a cross between a young Marlon Brando and Leonardo Di Caprio:



    Wow, that picture is huge!

    Edited by Mr_Sleep at 11:06:21 09-12-2013

    You are a factory of sadness.

  • LionheartDJH 9 Dec 2013 11:22:15 19,574 posts
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    Like his belly.

    She dives for cheese pasties

  • Tom_Servo 9 Dec 2013 14:14:25 18,082 posts
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    Moyes pinpoints areas for improvement:

    @ManUtd: David Moyes says #mufc must improve in a number of areas, including passing, creating chances and defending.
  • THFourteen 9 Dec 2013 14:15:27 35,182 posts
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    FWB wrote:

    Never thought I'd hear us being compared to Arsenal.
    Haven't won a trophy for 8 years either?
  • TheMayorOfJugs 9 Dec 2013 14:15:59 5,255 posts
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    Tom_Servo wrote:
    Moyes pinpoints areas for improvement:

    @ManUtd: David Moyes says #mufc must improve in a number of areas, including fooooooootttttbbbbbbaaaaaallllllllllllllllllllllllll.
  • mcmonkeyplc 9 Dec 2013 14:16:20 39,699 posts
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    Tom_Servo wrote:
    Moyes pinpoints areas for improvement:

    @ManUtd: David Moyes says #mufc must learn to play football.
    Fixed.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • nickthegun 9 Dec 2013 14:21:25 62,227 posts
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    Their problem, quite clearly, is that they cant knock it.

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    My man gives real loving that's why I call him Killer
    He's not a wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am, he's a thriller

  • Tom_Servo 9 Dec 2013 14:22:53 18,082 posts
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    What I would pay for a Graham Taylor-style documentary on Moyes' time at United.
  • Deleted user 9 December 2013 14:23:03
    But can they not knock it?
  • Youthist 9 Dec 2013 14:25:25 10,503 posts
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    Ooooh, can ya Merse?

    "Good chess players think one move ahead. Great chess players think two or three moves ahead."

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