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  • kalel 10 Jun 2014 12:49:39 86,799 posts
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    I think the whole pass/fail thing is probably not the most accurate way to describe it. I suspect clubs just decide whether it's worth the risk based on a medical, as opposed to there being a consistent criteria for passing across all clubs.
  • nickthegun 10 Jun 2014 12:57:35 59,344 posts
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    There are more criteria than 'is his knee going to give way?' too.

    The classic being west ham trying to resign carlton cole, who had spent so much time sat on the bench he failed his medical on fitness grounds.

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  • Tom_Servo 11 Jun 2014 13:04:31 17,411 posts
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    Last call for the World Cup fantasy football league. PM me if you want the password to get in!
  • TheSaint 11 Jun 2014 13:25:25 14,265 posts
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    Mancini didn't last long in Turkey then.
  • convz 11 Jun 2014 15:33:46 372 posts
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  • Syrette 11 Jun 2014 17:55:37 43,232 posts
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  • Adv 11 Jun 2014 17:57:10 1,697 posts
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    Anton Ferdinand has signed...for Police united...in Thailand.
  • Trowel 12 Jun 2014 08:09:35 17,531 posts
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    FFS UEFA:

    Manchester City's plans for next season's Champions League campaign have received a huge boost after it was confirmed the club will only need to name five rather than eight home-grown players in their reduced 21-man squad.
  • Dougs 12 Jun 2014 08:43:37 67,025 posts
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    Utterly. Pointless.
  • dsmx 12 Jun 2014 08:58:39 7,583 posts
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    Considering the rules for home grown player allow Clichy to be classed as a home grown player it's an utter farce anyway the home grown player rules.

    "If we hit that bullseye the rest of the dominoes will fall like a a house of cards, checkmate." Zapp Brannigan

  • kalel 12 Jun 2014 09:04:30 86,799 posts
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    That rule was always about a proportion of homegrown players, so it is sort of fair enough that the number is reduced tbh.
  • mcmonkeyplc 12 Jun 2014 09:21:59 39,412 posts
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    I agree with Kalel

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • senso-ji 12 Jun 2014 16:05:20 5,840 posts
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    That's Fabregas to Chelsea then.



    Edited by senso-ji at 16:06:31 12-06-2014
  • Tom_Servo 12 Jun 2014 16:07:16 17,411 posts
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    Yep!

    http://www.chelseafc.com/news-article/article/3900839/title/fabregas-signs-for-chelsea

    Nice timing.
  • Widge Moderator 12 Jun 2014 16:08:45 13,402 posts
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    It's official, Chelsea just won E3 2014.

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  • Widge Moderator 12 Jun 2014 16:09:29 13,402 posts
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    I'll say this, of all the top prem teams he could go to, that was the one that needed him the least. Chelsea are absolutely laden in midfield.

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  • Dougs 12 Jun 2014 16:09:29 67,025 posts
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    Sold in 2 years time for not tracking back.
  • THFourteen 12 Jun 2014 16:09:29 33,101 posts
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    CUNTSWAGLE
  • Tom_Servo 12 Jun 2014 16:10:58 17,411 posts
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    Wenger sacked
  • TheSaint 12 Jun 2014 16:13:04 14,265 posts
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    So after all that fuss last summer were United even in for him this time?
  • Tom_Servo 12 Jun 2014 16:13:51 17,411 posts
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    Fabregas has confirmed Arsenal passed on the first option as well.
  • Dairyfree 12 Jun 2014 16:20:20 1,134 posts
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    TheSaint wrote:
    So after all that fuss last summer were United even in for him this time?
    I don't get why we wouldn't be. Especially as LVG has seemingly passed on Kroos too.

    We really need to sort out our midfield and I can't see why we wouldn't be after these world class players.

    Unless we are signing Vidal......

    /keeps dreaming
  • B0rked_Gamer 12 Jun 2014 16:20:32 2,527 posts
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    senso-ji wrote:
    That's Fabregas to Chelsea then.

    smh

    That's just wrong.
  • Dougs 12 Jun 2014 16:21:28 67,025 posts
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    Tom_Servo wrote:
    Fabregas has confirmed Arsenal passed on the first option as well.
    So he had no (credible) alternative really.
  • askew 12 Jun 2014 16:22:09 12,149 posts
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    Urgh.
  • B0rked_Gamer 12 Jun 2014 16:22:28 2,527 posts
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    Oh ok fair enough Wenger passed on Fab, the loon.
  • kalel 12 Jun 2014 16:23:22 86,799 posts
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    That is going to be the gift that keeps on giving next season.
  • faux_carnation 12 Jun 2014 16:24:24 9,191 posts
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    Chelsea are such absolute WUMs.
  • Dougs 12 Jun 2014 16:24:25 67,025 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    That is going to be the gift that keeps on giving next season.
    Depends what we do really. Both in the transfer market and during the season.
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