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  • Dougs 18 Feb 2014 11:45:08 64,982 posts
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    And I fail to believe match shirts are made out of the same material as replicas. Every player would be one big sweaty mess.
  • Steve_Perry 18 Feb 2014 12:12:47 2,505 posts
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    I see Fulham have descended into complete farce now.

    VIVA STEFANSEN

  • nickthegun 18 Feb 2014 12:14:25 56,075 posts
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    At least leeds can take solace in the fact that they arent the only team who dont know whether they have sacked someone or not.

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  • feeg86 18 Feb 2014 12:17:04 584 posts
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    Match shirts are far better quality than the replica's. I've had a couple over the years and they've been nothing like the replicas.
  • Trowel 18 Feb 2014 13:39:56 16,890 posts
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    The stitching is the main difference between match and replica balls. Stitches are virtually invisible on match balls, keep their shape and firmness much longer.

    Oviedo tweeted a video of himself working on an exercise bike. Three weeks after a double leg break. Well done that doctor.
  • Steve_Perry 18 Feb 2014 14:09:46 2,505 posts
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    VIVA STEFANSEN

  • Syrette 20 Feb 2014 00:42:16 41,925 posts
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    Heh.

  • Psychotext 20 Feb 2014 00:51:14 52,824 posts
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    He does what to peas now?
  • arials101 20 Feb 2014 13:25:53 852 posts
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    “He is the toughest in our squad. I don’t go near him in training because if I do, there is only one winner.”

    Steven Gerrard on Raheem Sterling
  • TheMayorOfJugs 20 Feb 2014 13:31:01 2,328 posts
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    arials101 wrote:
    “He is the toughest in our squad. I don’t go near him in training because if I do, there is only one winner.”

    Steven Gerrard on Raheem Sterling
    Tbf, Raheem has 2 kids, which means he has a functioning penis, which at Gerard's age is strange and frightening.
  • arials101 20 Feb 2014 13:46:53 852 posts
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    Makes you wonder how Giggs managed to have all those affairs if it falls off by the time you're 33..
  • mcmonkeyplc 20 Feb 2014 13:50:26 38,941 posts
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    I can't wait for our riveting game against Palace. It's sure to be a corker full of crosses and more crosses.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • TheMayorOfJugs 20 Feb 2014 13:53:22 2,328 posts
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    arials101 wrote:
    Makes you wonder how Giggs managed to have all those affairs if it falls off by the time you're 33..
    Yoga prolongs penile longevity. Duhh.
  • feeg86 20 Feb 2014 15:55:10 584 posts
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    "Wojciech misjudged the situation but there was no clear desire to make a foul, he misjudged the ball."

    Bit like Shawcross then ey, Arsene? Hypocritical cunt.
  • kalel 20 Feb 2014 15:56:45 84,072 posts
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    Another way of saying that is that he was reckless, which is a red card potentially.

    Just because you don't have a clear desire to commit a foul doesn't mean you can't be sent off. You'd think he'd know the rules at this point.
  • imamazed 20 Feb 2014 15:58:27 5,455 posts
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    TheMayorOfJugs wrote:
    arials101 wrote:
    “He is the toughest in our squad. I don’t go near him in training because if I do, there is only one winner.”

    Steven Gerrard on Raheem Sterling
    Tbf, Raheem has 2 kids, which means he has a functioning penis, which at Gerard's age is strange and frightening.
    He has one kid, not two.
  • askew 20 Feb 2014 16:00:45 11,472 posts
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    feeg86 wrote:
    "Wojciech misjudged the situation but there was no clear desire to make a foul, he misjudged the ball."

    Bit like Shawcross then ey, Arsene? Hypocritical cunt.
  • askew 20 Feb 2014 16:00:46 11,472 posts
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    feeg86 wrote:
    "Wojciech misjudged the situation but there was no clear desire to make a foul, he misjudged the ball."

    Bit like Shawcross then ey, Arsene? Hypocritical cunt.
  • askew 20 Feb 2014 16:01:14 11,472 posts
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    ?? Fucking stupid double post - didn't even type anything!
  • robc84 20 Feb 2014 16:03:57 4,419 posts
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    Surely a foul is a foul, regardless of intent? Obviously it's worse if the player goes in with the intention of hurting the player, but I'm pretty sure that never happens (possibly Charlie Adam aside ;-) ).
  • kalel 20 Feb 2014 16:05:08 84,072 posts
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    A foul is a foul, but red cards are usually indicative of some sort of sinister intent.
  • TheMayorOfJugs 20 Feb 2014 16:05:41 2,328 posts
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    imamazed wrote:
    TheMayorOfJugs wrote:
    arials101 wrote:
    “He is the toughest in our squad. I don’t go near him in training because if I do, there is only one winner.”

    Steven Gerrard on Raheem Sterling
    Tbf, Raheem has 2 kids, which means he has a functioning penis, which at Gerard's age is strange and frightening.
    He has one kid, not two.
    I apologize.

    The penis point stands however.
  • mcmonkeyplc 20 Feb 2014 16:06:33 38,941 posts
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    Isn't the rule that the keeper has to be sent off too as he is the last defender?

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • robc84 20 Feb 2014 16:07:12 4,419 posts
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    Or being the last man / denying a clear goalscoring opportunity?

    I didn't see the game to be fair, but I assumed as it was a keeper being sent off it was for that reason.

    So I could well be completely wrong.
  • kalel 20 Feb 2014 16:22:56 84,072 posts
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    In the old days even the last man thing was about intent. The idea was that if you intentionally denied a goal-scoring opportunity then you'd get sent off, like a handball on the line. That made sense.

    Of course that required judgment and common sense, and we can't have that in football, so instead we have a stupid blanket rule that ruins games on a regular basis, but yay for "consistency".

    EDIT: Something got deleted first time for some reason...

    Edited by kalel at 16:30:32 20-02-2014
  • mcmonkeyplc 20 Feb 2014 16:24:51 38,941 posts
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    If we didn't have consistency you'd all be complaining about that as well.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • Dougs 20 Feb 2014 16:29:59 64,982 posts
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    But that's the point, even with these seemingly black and white rules, there are inconsistencies. Another day he wouldn't have been sent off. Haven't seen it again though.

    It's also pretty daft to try and compare this and a tackle like Shawcross'.
  • nickthegun 20 Feb 2014 16:33:06 56,075 posts
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    'they' are, apparently reviewing the triple punishment thing this summer.

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  • mcmonkeyplc 20 Feb 2014 16:33:37 38,941 posts
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    I agree it's a dumb arse rule. It should just be a penalty however then some arsehole somewhere will point out it's the last man so should be sent off ....

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • robc84 20 Feb 2014 16:42:20 4,419 posts
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    Just seen it. No doubt it's a pen, but I'm not convinced Robben was getting on the end of that touch. Pen was probably punishment enough I'd say.

    I always thought it was a red for denying a clear goalscoring opportunity rather than being the last man. I know most of the time it's probably the same thing, but not always.
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