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5 hours ago, SzilardNemethsCurtains said:

I wouldn't assume Akpom will leave quite yet, he's only going if we have a replacement

He will if I put him on the back of my shirt

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Offer has been accepted bauser has had his critics but he has pulled masterstrokes on both of these.  Now over to you Leo!  Payero small issues look sorted should be an announcement tomorrow or f

Gibson doing a Gibson. Having another punt, pushing for Bolasie, this Argentinian and money available for a couple more. (Not a lot though) Spence going for £5m

Not been keeping up but Sporar should be sorted by Tuesday 

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5 minutes ago, DurhamRed said:

Egypt are beating Australia so belive a draw takes Argentina though

No because then Egypt have better GD unless they're doing it on head to head

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Just now, MMC said:

No because then Egypt have better GD unless they're doing it on head to head

Its on goal difference according to site I found, so Australia can’t get into top two positions unless they win.

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17 minutes ago, ScarBoro said:

Its on goal difference according to site I found, so Australia can’t get into top two positions unless they win.

But Egypt can...

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26 minutes ago, Youngy228 said:

I don't think he is being followed by Muniz!

To be fair, Mendieta once followed me on twitter, then very quickly unfollowed me again... (I think he must have thought I was the official premier league twitter account as my profile pic was the old premier league logo :p)... same could have happened here!

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2 minutes ago, boro-unger said:

To be fair, Mendieta once followed me on twitter, then very quickly unfollowed me again... (I think he must have thought I was the official premier league twitter account as my profile pic was the old premier league logo :p)... same could have happened here!

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True - to be fair - I am being cynical after seeing the photoshopped image of Rodrigo.

Now Mendieta was a top bloke.  I taught his two kids for a while before they moved back to Spain with their mum.

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2 hours ago, Humpty said:

Seems like an incredibly arrogant take to me. There are very few teams world wide that stick to the same formation week in week out regardless of opposition. Are we really in a position to say that we’re A) competing for a top 3 position right now and B) good enough to compete for a top 3 position by imposing our will on the rest of the league?

The answer for me to both questions is a resounding no. That may change but right now, we’re no where close to that level of comfort.

I don't think it's arrogant at all. 

Warnock is here for one thing and one thing only - promotion. Otherwise what is the point of him being here? It has to be this season as hell likely retire next summer, so we need to start thinking and preparing like we can finish amongst the top 3 teams or its never going to happen. 

Most top teams in their respective divisions do stick to he same formation every single week btw. Man utd, man city, Liverpool, Chelsea (after lampard went), Leicester all stuck to the same set up all season and they were the top 5 teams in the country. Same for the top teams in every league around europe. Better quality leagues obviously but the same concept applies wherever you go. 

We saw this all last season, and not just against the top teams. Warnock was changing his entire team and approach for teams at the bottom end of the league game after game and it backfired on countless occasions. 

It's no coincidence that our one promotion season in the last 12 years since relegation was the season we played the same 11 in the same formation all season long. I don't think we had the best players in the league that season, I don't think we had the 2nd best either. But we got there through consistency and everyone knowing their jobs back to front regardless of who we played. 

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6 minutes ago, boro-unger said:

To be fair, Mendieta once followed me on twitter, then very quickly unfollowed me again... (I think he must have thought I was the official premier league twitter account as my profile pic was the old premier league logo :p)... same could have happened here!

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He used to follow me too, and I've seen he's watched a couple of my Instagram stories every now and again. Strange

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