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Forum: Football 25-12-2014, 12:37
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Posted By TheSloth
Merry Christmas everyone - the fact Santa...

Merry Christmas everyone - the fact Santa switched to red must still really annoy the Toffees... and thankfully Santa was the one to get the sack before Christmas!
Forum: Football 24-12-2014, 22:29
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Posted By TheSloth
Being a great defender doesn't automatically make...

Being a great defender doesn't automatically make you a great defensive coach. Coaching is a skill in itself. Rafa, like Mourinho, understood that a solid defensive midfielder or two are key. We...
Forum: Football 23-12-2014, 12:49
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Posted By TheSloth
Defenders make mistakes, just like any other...

Defenders make mistakes, just like any other position.

Our system and some of its components mean we suffer from those mistakes more than most...

1. Goalkeeper. Neither Mignolet or Jones dominate...
Forum: Football 22-12-2014, 21:00
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Views: 42,619
Posted By TheSloth
A Stoke fan who tragically died last week (Nathan...

A Stoke fan who tragically died last week (Nathan Smallwood)
Forum: Football 22-12-2014, 19:04
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Posted By TheSloth
You can't lose ability. He would often make the...

You can't lose ability. He would often make the same runs he made at Liverpool when at Chelsea but gave up often after a few as Chelsea played a shorter game. He may have lost a little pace but...
Forum: Football 22-12-2014, 18:46
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Posted By TheSloth
He lost or was caught in possession on numerous...

He lost or was caught in possession on numerous occasions. He got in good areas and didn't make the best use ofhat i. Pressing and hard work is not all he should be judged on. He's been one of our...
Forum: Football 22-12-2014, 10:01
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Posted By TheSloth
I'd still have Berahino as a Sturridge backup as...

I'd still have Berahino as a Sturridge backup as he fits the system. As does Origi. It's about who we can realistically get, even as a short term measure bearing in mind they may not be playing...
Forum: Football 21-12-2014, 20:35
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Views: 11,236
Posted By TheSloth
After Liverpool's last two games against rivals...

After Liverpool's last two games against rivals saw about 40 attempts yield just 1 point...


Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts
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Forum: Football 21-12-2014, 19:13
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Views: 231,853
Posted By TheSloth
BR has page it's to make better use of our...

BR has page it's to make better use of our technical players and the pace of Sterling. And to be fair, we've enjoyed good possession and created a lot of chances using the system.

I agree...
Forum: Football 21-12-2014, 19:03
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Posted By TheSloth
They were both guilty of not making the most of...

They were both guilty of not making the most of the possession they helped gain. Poor choices when in forward positions. When you've got Lallana, Coutinho and Sterling up top, wot don't jeep having...
Forum: Football 21-12-2014, 18:18
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Posted By TheSloth
37 attempts vs United and Arsenal does show we're...

37 attempts vs United and Arsenal does show we're improving. Well sort this cutting edge in January and crack on. Good spirit today. Gerrard and Lucas were poor, though, and were wasteful along...
Forum: Football 20-12-2014, 23:10
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Views: 231,853
Posted By TheSloth
Signings such as Schneiderlin and Begovic would...

Signings such as Schneiderlin and Begovic would give Lovren the protection and reassurance he and others sorely need. They are so exposed at times, unless we go with Lucas instead of Gerrard in the...
Forum: Football 20-12-2014, 22:56
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Views: 1,876
Posted By TheSloth
Not convinced there aren't two places to fight...

Not convinced there aren't two places to fight for.

Arsenal are still a bit weak in the centre of midfield and defence, especially with injuries, and it will only take an injury to Sanchez to really...
Forum: Football 19-12-2014, 21:19
Replies: 5,777
Views: 231,853
Posted By TheSloth
We'll beat Arsenal with three things... 1. ...

We'll beat Arsenal with three things...

1. Physical Midfield
2. Technical Forwards and Pace
3. Adventurous Fullbacks

So I'd pick...

Jones
Manqulllo Skrtel Toure Moreno
Forum: Football 14-12-2014, 17:13
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Views: 231,853
Posted By TheSloth
True, but his 8 league goals this season compared...

True, but his 8 league goals this season compared to any of our fit strikers suggests it's the exception rather than the rule. And tie fact he does move will create space for others and give...
Forum: Football 14-12-2014, 16:34
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Posted By TheSloth
Watching Bony's movement just accentuates how...

Watching Bony's movement just accentuates how brainless and self-centred as a footballer Balotelli really is.
Forum: Football 14-12-2014, 15:38
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Views: 231,853
Posted By TheSloth
We created lots of clear chances and people think...

We created lots of clear chances and people think having Sturridge on the pitch would've have made no difference? That's baffling. It's likely saying lf United had Mignolet in goal we'd have still...
Forum: Football 14-12-2014, 15:08
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Views: 231,853
Posted By TheSloth
Are you a toddler then? Having no goal threat is...

Are you a toddler then? Having no goal threat is what's killing us. A ASAP team wouldn't have created tie number of clear chances we have today.
Forum: Football 14-12-2014, 14:32
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Views: 231,853
Posted By TheSloth
We've created 5 chances to their 2. It's hardly...

We've created 5 chances to their 2. It's hardly a surprise they've taken nose than us but to say it's rubbish is just a little tantrum methinks. We've played decent going forward and have been...
Forum: Football 14-12-2014, 11:32
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Views: 231,853
Posted By TheSloth
If tie rumours are true, Jones in, five at the...

If tie rumours are true, Jones in, five at the back, Sterling up front on his own...
Forum: Football 13-12-2014, 23:46
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Views: 231,853
Posted By TheSloth
Sturridge gives us goals, movement, pace and...

Sturridge gives us goals, movement, pace and skill - there are key to the system we played last season. When Suarez was out last season, Sturridge was still able to occupy defences and win matches...
Forum: Football 13-12-2014, 22:45
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Views: 231,853
Posted By TheSloth
...as for the lineup for tomorrow, I'd go for a...

...as for the lineup for tomorrow, I'd go for a team that can keep the ball and work tirelessly. So I'd pick:

Mignolet, Manquillo, Toure, Skrtel, Moreno, Can, Allen, Henderson, Gerrard, Sterling,...
Forum: Football 13-12-2014, 22:29
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Views: 231,853
Posted By TheSloth
1. It's obvious our major issue has been losing...

1. It's obvious our major issue has been losing Sturridge for 3 months
2. It's common knowledge our transfers are agreed by commitee

So why is it all Rodgers' fault? OK, I get he's been rabidly...
Forum: Football 12-12-2014, 20:46
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Views: 231,853
Posted By TheSloth
The point is Soldado was to spearhead Spurs'...

The point is Soldado was to spearhead Spurs' attack and cost 26m. Balotelli was a partner for our best striker and cost 16m. We lost our best striker to injury and cannot be judged until he's...
Forum: Football 11-12-2014, 21:12
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Views: 231,853
Posted By TheSloth
Sterling: Like it or not, we are a business. If...

Sterling: Like it or not, we are a business. If we can't afford to pay 20 year olds 100K+ a week, we can't. If he were a 25-year-old world star it may be different but paying him a fortune would...
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