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  • mikew1985 21 Jan 2014 23:28:33 12,784 posts
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    You're not serious right?

    Right?
  • morriss 21 Jan 2014 23:32:56 71,034 posts
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    Trowel wrote:
    SuperCoolEskimo wrote:
    Moyes is unknown outside of the UK.
    Don't be daft.
    Yeah, There's Ireland, too.
  • El_MUERkO 21 Jan 2014 23:39:21 17,048 posts
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    morriss wrote:
    Trowel wrote:
    SuperCoolEskimo wrote:
    Moyes is unknown outside of the UK.
    Don't be daft.
    Yeah, There's Ireland, too.
    He's Scottish so at least one person up there knows him...
  • Bremenacht 21 Jan 2014 23:40:12 18,453 posts
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    mikew1985 wrote:
    You're not serious right?

    Right?
    Why wouldn't I be?

    The sort of person who suspects Jews are in control of everything isn't going to have that idea undermined by seeing alleged anti-semetic gestures punished more severely than any other form of racist behaviour are they? It'll simply re-affirm their suspicions.

    Basically, I'm saying the FA look to me like they're being rail-roaded into an inappropriately punitive response which serve to confirm any anti-semetic views that already exist, and maybe add to them.

    Also, shouting 'yiddo' is little different to shouting COYS to most Spurs fans, so another great job there in stamping on it.

    Edited by Bremenacht at 23:41:42 21-01-2014
  • Ka-blamo 21 Jan 2014 23:52:02 7,368 posts
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    It's specifically anti Israel isn't it?

    Not the tinfoil-hat-lizard-jew-world-domination shit.
  • faux-C 22 Jan 2014 01:11:56 9,397 posts
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    How is an "antisemitic gesture" which is possibly open to interpretation because of cultural  issues different to a "racist term" which is possibly open to interpretation because of cultural issues? Anelka should get the same punishment as Suarez did.
  • Syrette 22 Jan 2014 01:16:34 43,591 posts
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    Just found this video of SambaApe.

  • JYM60 22 Jan 2014 02:00:25 16,832 posts
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    FIFA 14 is anti-Semetic. I have called my pro player 'Jewsbury' since 2011 and it was one of the options for the commentary name. Now it's not allowed, and even typing 'Jew' in the game gives you ***.

    Madness.

    [8/10] http://www.youtube.com/lllBetterThanHalolll

  • darkmorgado 22 Jan 2014 02:32:46 15,561 posts
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    Ridiculous. Jewsbury is just a popular flavour of Israeli jam. Nothing offensive about jam.

    Apart from robertson's I suppose.

    Support the Mowgli Dirty Protest!

  • askew 22 Jan 2014 08:17:19 12,323 posts
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    TheSaint wrote:
    I wonder if Spain has an English equivalent of Guillem Balagué who their media go to for 'expert' opinions on players and managers?
    Alan Brazil.
  • Fab4 22 Jan 2014 11:03:10 6,092 posts
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    Syrette wrote:
    Just found this video of SambaApe.

    Is that an advert for how Care in the Community has failed?
  • TheSaint 22 Jan 2014 11:06:31 14,478 posts
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    faux_carnation wrote:
    How is an "antisemitic gesture" which is possibly open to interpretation because of cultural  issues different to a "racist term" which is possibly open to interpretation because of cultural issues? Anelka should get the same punishment as Suarez did.
    Well to play devils advocate making a general gesture seems very different to directly racially abusing an opponent.

    Anelka will probably just get the three games but deserves a couple more.
  • nickthegun 22 Jan 2014 11:09:16 60,135 posts
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    askew wrote:
    TheSaint wrote:
    I wonder if Spain has an English equivalent of Guillem Balagué who their media go to for 'expert' opinions on players and managers?
    Alan Brazil.
    It will be someone completely random. When the mrs worked for ITN, I knew this irish journalist who I didnt think knew much about football but if you were out with him, he would vanish off every now and then to use the phone.

    Turned out he was the Premier League mouthpiece for some random australian radio station.

    It was so odd.

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  • Steve_Perry 22 Jan 2014 11:18:29 4,331 posts
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    Fab4 wrote:
    Syrette wrote:
    Just found this video of SambaApe.

    Is that an advert for how Care in the Community has failed?
    He should sign for wwe cutting promos like that.

    VIVA STEFANSEN

  • captbirdseye 22 Jan 2014 11:24:38 5,029 posts
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    Taken its time but looks like Zaha on loan this week. Really hope we don't sign Ravel though after scouts watched him last night :S.
  • The-Bodybuilder 22 Jan 2014 11:57:39 14,225 posts
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    Why not?
  • Steve_Perry 22 Jan 2014 12:00:44 4,331 posts
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    He's a fucking cunt.

    VIVA STEFANSEN

  • TheSaint 22 Jan 2014 12:02:21 14,478 posts
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    So Sunderland are facing some competition as the home for Man Utd rejects?
  • kalel 22 Jan 2014 12:35:05 87,910 posts
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    Fair play to Mancini coming out and pointing out he bought all the players that are currently doing so well at City.

    It's true, he doesn't get enough credit for using his infinite funds to buy all the best and obvious available players from around Europe. That took real skill and vision. All credit is due.

    Of course, him raising this point does beg the question why another manager is doing so much better with those players than he was able to do, but no, that's not the real issue here. A great manager buys players. It's not about what you do with them.

    Hats of to you Mancini.
  • nickthegun 22 Jan 2014 12:37:45 60,135 posts
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    Greatest scout in european football. Quite the accolade.

    But, yeah, its true. You wouldnt have seen a mancini side with such a comfortable lead stick three past west ham yesterday.

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  • TheSaint 22 Jan 2014 12:38:40 14,478 posts
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    Yeah I thought that article was a bit bizarre.

    The media do seem a bit blinkered to the average football fans view of Man City and their infinite funds.
  • kalel 22 Jan 2014 12:40:23 87,910 posts
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    It's not like he even unearthed any gems or anything.

    He basically did exactly the same thing we all do when we play as City in FM. Go to the list of players, arrange the list so it's in order of expensiveness, and make bids for all the ones who are unsettled, near the end of their contract or obviously at clubs too small for them.
  • SolidSCB 22 Jan 2014 12:41:51 6,771 posts
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    He was very astute in the transfer market, it has to be said. To take on relatively unknown and unproven players such as Aguero, Dzeko, Yaya Toure, Nasri and David Silva not to mention all the players he signed just so other teams couldn't was an incredible gamble. To see them all playing so well now is a testament to the genius of Roberto Mancini.
  • faux-C 22 Jan 2014 12:43:43 9,397 posts
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    TheSaint wrote:
    So Sunderland are facing some competition as the home for Man Utd rejects?
    The Man Utd rejects don't even need to leave to get a game anymore.
  • Reacher 22 Jan 2014 12:47:29 840 posts
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    SolidSCB wrote:
    He was very astute in the transfer market, it has to be said. To take on relatively unknown and unproven players such as Aguero, Dzeko, Yaya Toure, Nasri and David Silva not to mention all the players he signed just so other teams couldn't was an incredible gamble. To see them all playing so well now is a testament to the genius of Roberto Mancini.
    Not one of those players was " unknown".
  • nickthegun 22 Jan 2014 12:48:05 60,135 posts
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    Reacher, round here thats known as a 'joke'.

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  • kalel 22 Jan 2014 12:51:46 87,910 posts
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    He's quick.
  • askew 22 Jan 2014 12:54:45 12,323 posts
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    Don't forget Rodwell. He was a real diamond in the rough.

    What's that? Career stalled you say?

    Oh.
  • faux-C 22 Jan 2014 12:54:53 9,397 posts
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    So obviously I'm well jealous of Utd getting Mata, but does it strike anyone else that he really isn't whaf they're missing at the moment?
  • Reacher 22 Jan 2014 12:56:54 840 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    Reacher, round here thats known as a 'joke'.
    Ahh, the famous sarcasm on the internet button. Must have mine turned off.
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