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  • captbirdseye 14 May 2013 12:29:13 4,861 posts
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    Wonder if Zaha will get banned for the final now after doing a 'Rooney' last night?
  • TheSaint 14 May 2013 16:38:59 14,291 posts
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    Poyet might get a chance at a Premier League job depending on how the end of season merry go round works out. He made the right decision not going to Reading though.

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    They better be playing Northampton or I'm going to be very disappointed.
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  • captbirdseye 16 May 2013 23:12:47 4,861 posts
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    I see that Poyet has been suspended by Brighton for his comments after the Play-off game this week.
  • lucky_jim 17 May 2013 11:13:02 5,282 posts
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    Well, we seem to be doing a good job of imploding spectacularly. I'm not sure it's as straightforward as it seems. One story I've heard is that he was trying to negotiate a contract without a compensation clause if he leaves, while actually having another job lined up, which he was going to sod off to as soon as the ink was dry - i.e. he was trying to save his new employers 2.5m (the value of that clause in his current contract).

    I'm not sure I buy that, it'd be a stupid thing to try and pull off (it couldn't be kept secret once he took up the new job, and surely the reputational damage would last a while). There's definitely something up though, Gus wasn't his usual animated self in the Palace game and the team's performance was unexpectedly awful.

    Edited by lucky_jim at 11:13:36 17-05-2013
  • TheSaint 17 May 2013 11:16:12 14,291 posts
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    Hard to imagine what the job in that rumour might have been. I can't see Everton taking a punt on him but I guess it might have been abroad.

    Edited by TheSaint at 11:16:42 17-05-2013
  • LionheartDJH 18 May 2013 13:47:16 19,388 posts
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    Nice cross and looping header there.

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  • Jono62 18 May 2013 13:53:55 14,052 posts
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    Up the Batmans!
  • LionheartDJH 18 May 2013 13:57:25 19,388 posts
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    Jono62 wrote:
    Up the Batmans!
    Hey you're not bantammenace...

    But yes indeed, come on Bradford. Great start here... and getting better, 3-0!

    Edited by LionheartDJH at 13:58:58 18-05-2013

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  • Jono62 18 May 2013 14:05:32 14,052 posts
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    :-)

    Northampton are all over the place. Bradford look like they'll score every time the ball goes in the box.
  • Deleted user 18 May 2013 14:12:34
    Bradford should get a couple more on the counter in the second half. I wouldn't be surprised to see a reverse of their Cup Final defeat.

    Edited by HairyArse at 17:22:58 18-05-2013
  • LionheartDJH 18 May 2013 15:21:02 19,388 posts
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    Woah, I would not like to be on the wrong side of Akinfenwa!

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  • TheSaint 27 May 2013 14:13:16 14,291 posts
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    The other half is living it up today in the Wembley hospitality while I'm stuck at home watching on Sky. Usually I'm the one abandoning her for the day to go to football.

    Anyway come on the golden boys, keep Holloway off MotD please.
  • Humperfunk 27 May 2013 15:00:23 2,090 posts
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    TheSaint wrote:
    Anyway come on the golden boys, keep Holloway off MotD please.
    Agreed - I like Palace but unfortunately their manager is insufferable. Try hard twat.

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  • captbirdseye 27 May 2013 15:04:46 4,861 posts
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    Yep, come on Watford! No Holloway in the BPL please!
  • B0rked_Gamer 27 May 2013 15:05:18 2,550 posts
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    Come on Watford! :D
  • wobbler147 27 May 2013 15:45:59 5,138 posts
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    Zzzzzzzz
  • Deleted user 27 May 2013 15:47:50
    I suppose if Watford do win they'll be able to sign some actual players next season as opposed to loaning them all?
  • B0rked_Gamer 27 May 2013 15:47:58 2,550 posts
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    Yep this is sleep-inducing stuff.
  • brigadier 27 May 2013 15:49:13 120 posts
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    Although I'm pretty apathetic towards both teams, I think I'd prefer Watford to go up just to see what they'd do in the transfer window.
  • thedaveeyres 27 May 2013 15:51:18 10,850 posts
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    Come on Palace, lets have a second half masterclass.

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  • caligari 27 May 2013 16:11:37 17,022 posts
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    So many injuries - the fact that they've had 'sit around' for two weeks before playing the final probably hasn't helped.

    Real shame to see Vydra go off - his goals in the last game were stunning. I think that will swing the game in favour of Palace.

    Edited by caligari at 16:12:23 27-05-2013
  • StarchildHypocrethes 27 May 2013 16:15:07 25,565 posts
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    This is amazingly dull.
  • LionheartDJH 27 May 2013 16:22:25 19,388 posts
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    Finally a shred of drama.

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  • caligari 27 May 2013 16:26:55 17,022 posts
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    Great save from Almunia - he'll be off to a bigger club if Palace don't go up. ;)
  • NotSoSlim 27 May 2013 16:27:08 3,121 posts
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    This game finally woken up
  • Humperfunk 27 May 2013 16:27:58 2,090 posts
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    Christ, Watford asleep there!

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  • NotSoSlim 27 May 2013 16:27:59 3,121 posts
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    @caligari Plays for Watford lad
  • Humperfunk 27 May 2013 16:28:21 2,090 posts
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    Almunia for England!

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  • Tom_Servo 27 May 2013 16:28:30 17,496 posts
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    All getting a bit Sunday League now.
  • caligari 27 May 2013 16:30:05 17,022 posts
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    @NotSoSlim - hah, I blame the fact that I've been sitting in the sun for most of the first half.
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