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  • Latin 5 Aug 2014 14:11:31 3,778 posts
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    convz wrote:
    Latin wrote:
    We're struggling to get 3rd with only 3 senior centre backs... 2 of which are donkeys!
    Who isn't a donkey? Just from a FF point of view you see...
    Evans is actually quite good at defending, and decent playing the ball out from the back.
  • FWB 5 Aug 2014 14:13:30 44,839 posts
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    Rodwell to obscurity confirmed.
    I'd have had him back, but as back up and on the cheap.
  • Feanor 5 Aug 2014 14:16:16 14,180 posts
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    And now Drogba's back he can start practicing his high kicks again.
  • THFourteen 5 Aug 2014 14:18:22 33,843 posts
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    convz wrote:
    Latin wrote:
    We're struggling to get 3rd with only 3 senior centre backs... 2 of which are donkeys!
    Who isn't a donkey? Just from a FF point of view you see...
    They could have had David Luiz for £50m to add to that. And Vermaelen.
  • karlo87 5 Aug 2014 14:41:40 1,608 posts
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    The bargain price of £50 million! Surprised more clubs didn't go for him

    Damn that sorcerer! Twenty gold pieces and Iím wankered on Rohypnol.

  • thedaveeyres 5 Aug 2014 15:12:02 11,265 posts
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    I thought he was happily married

    Edited by thedaveeyres at 15:13:18 05-08-2014

    D****** ******r

    XBLA: Hamster Trippin
    Steam: thedaveeyres
    PSN: HamsterTrippin

  • the_milkybar_kid 5 Aug 2014 16:22:50 518 posts
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    Rodwell supposedly had 9 separate hamstring injuries in his first year at Man City. 10 million for a player that's done fuck all for 3 years is a massive gamble.
  • kalel 5 Aug 2014 16:38:13 88,419 posts
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    Aren't City going to start to have homegrown issues now? Feels like they've let all their English players go.
  • kalel 5 Aug 2014 16:41:07 88,419 posts
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    To answer my own question, by my calculations City will currently only be able to name a squad of 24, as they only have 6 homegrown players (including Lampard). After January they'll only be able to name a squad of 23.
  • Dairyfree 5 Aug 2014 16:47:10 1,388 posts
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    Didn't they get a squad restriction by FIFA as well for the FFP stuff?
  • kalel 5 Aug 2014 16:51:05 88,419 posts
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    That's just in the CL I think, but yes.
  • Dairyfree 5 Aug 2014 16:52:34 1,388 posts
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    Who's the current overheyped English youngster they can sign to balance the team?

    Do they still have Scott Sinclair?
  • kalel 5 Aug 2014 16:54:18 88,419 posts
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    Amazingly yes.

    It feels a bit like a fuck up. It could be I'm missing some young foreign player they've got who counts as homegrown or something.
  • Dairyfree 5 Aug 2014 16:58:03 1,388 posts
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    It does seem to be a fuck up. I thought they were keeping Milner etc just to blanace the HG thing.

    They have got rid of Lescott too, so they must have some youth players included.
  • convz 5 Aug 2014 17:06:25 377 posts
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    http://www.premierleague.com/en-gb/clubs/profile.squads.html/man-city

    Hart
    Richards
    Milner
    Sinclair
    Clichy(!)
    Wright
    Boyata
    Lampard
  • Dairyfree 5 Aug 2014 17:07:32 1,388 posts
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    Wright as in Richard Wright?

    Wtf.
  • convz 5 Aug 2014 17:10:33 377 posts
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    Yup, signed in 2012 and has played a total of 0 games in all competitions.
  • Dairyfree 5 Aug 2014 17:11:54 1,388 posts
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    The HG thing is a load of shite, so easy to work around.

    FFP is the same, and they just shrug off the punishments.
  • kalel 5 Aug 2014 17:18:16 88,419 posts
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    It doesn't serve any purpose as a rule anyway. If anything it's done English youth more harm as now they get bought up to be token homegrown players in squads that they never get to play in. Meanwhile teams fall over themselves to develop youth players for other countries as if they're young enough, they count as homegrow too!

    Genuinely one of the worst ideas the FA has come up with.
  • convz 5 Aug 2014 17:19:37 377 posts
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    You know, I've never really thought of it like that, but you raise two very valid points there... it actually is detrimental
  • faux-C 5 Aug 2014 19:17:26 9,441 posts
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    Reina's going to Bayern.
  • Syrette 5 Aug 2014 20:13:58 43,767 posts
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    @faux_carnation

    To never play.

    Great move.

  • mikew1985 5 Aug 2014 21:59:30 12,890 posts
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    The most highly paid and decorated cheerleader of all time.
  • Trowel 5 Aug 2014 22:12:23 17,908 posts
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    Anyone else got Lavezzi pictures all over their Twitter timeline...
  • FWB 5 Aug 2014 22:13:23 44,839 posts
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    Saw that. :)
  • Trowel 5 Aug 2014 22:18:05 17,908 posts
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    Typical that this evening is where I start experimenting with Tweetdeck, so I end up with like 5 or 6 copies of Lavezzi having a munch in various columns on my monitor, just as my wife walks in...
  • karlo87 6 Aug 2014 00:13:26 1,608 posts
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    Well, at least he isn't munching on another person's arm

    Damn that sorcerer! Twenty gold pieces and Iím wankered on Rohypnol.

  • tincanrocket 6 Aug 2014 07:17:46 3,022 posts
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    Or munching on various columns
  • Dougs 6 Aug 2014 07:18:03 68,411 posts
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    Haha, quality.

    The pictures that is. Not tincan's comment. Sorry dude.

    Edited by Dougs at 07:18:41 06-08-2014
  • PES_Fanboy 6 Aug 2014 07:35:10 17,115 posts
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    Lavegend, amirite lads oi oi LAD
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