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17 Oct 2018 22:52:28
Please Ed01 give the link to the boxing reviews that you have done or are doing.

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{Ed033's Note - Location of the boxing legends articles

17 Oct 2018 11:03:52
Everything OK with you Ed1/ Ed33? Just find it strange not to see the daily news that's all. Hope all is well :) .

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{Ed001's Note - yes mate sorry there was not enough news scraped together to make an article and I had not noticed the time to pad it out with filler in time before the autolinks would have generated. Sorry about that.}

17 Oct 2018 11:42:50
You've killed my routine Ed :) I'm feeling lost on this cold damp Wednesday. Just make up your own news headlines Ed please. Killer person shagbots shag Neymar JR to death in Paris or something similar.

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{Ed001's Note - sorry mate. I can't even think of anything to say at all. My head is full of Thomas Hearns at the moment, as I have just started writing up the boxing legends article on him.}

17 Oct 2018 12:13:39
I was about to post the same as Red Reaper. My day is ruined now because my routine is out of whack. Have a good day everyone. Hopefully there will be news tomorrow!

Has anyone read AOE's book? I've ordered it and am looking forward to reading it.

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{Ed001's Note - talk about pressure to make sure I don't miss another day!!}

17 Oct 2018 12:55:51
No need to appolagise Ed mate, just glad you're alright.

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{Ed001's Note - yeah good thanks mate. Enjoying being back on my feet!}

17 Oct 2018 13:23:09
I was looking forward to you commenting on Giggs calling Ash Williams "outstanding" Ed001!

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{Ed001's Note - are you sure he didn't say he saw Williams while out, standing outside a bar?}

17 Oct 2018 17:03:55
I read it stone, ah it’s fine. Bit pompous really. He should get back to his earlier work🤣🤣🤣. Ah ed, I don’t get to thank you today and remind you that it’s very much appreciated. I said it to the dog earlier when he went to the bathroom on a walk but it’s not the same.

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17 Oct 2018 18:54:10
No he said he’s more like a scarecrow - out standing in his field.

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17 Oct 2018 21:25:19
If you're stuck tomorrow Ed there's always Brexit.

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{Ed001's Note - and how they will move Britain outside Europe using cranes and diggers?}

18 Oct 2018 08:55:17
The wonders of civil engineering Ed.

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{Ed001's Note - they can do all sorts now mate. They will even split up Ireland as the Republic is staying...}

18 Oct 2018 09:04:51
Haha there's just going to be a big tarmac drive between republic and northern now.

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16 Oct 2018 18:22:23
Apparently Milner is recovered and ready for Saturday.

Roll on Saturday this Inernational break has seemed so long.

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{Ed002's Note - Not such good news for Nobby from the official sources though: Sparky Twitter }

16 Oct 2018 18:42:59
Lol you barmy bugger Ed2 hahaha! or should I say sparky! the nut case of a dog ;) .

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16 Oct 2018 19:51:03
Ah Sparky, ed’s002 alter ego.

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16 Oct 2018 16:47:19
Now Keita is injured! You think we will have any players left?

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{Ed002's Note - He hasn’t been starting - what is the concern?

16 Oct 2018 16:56:51
He would be milners replacement.

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{Ed002's Note - The club has no shortage of players available. I don’t know another set of fans who moan anything like the Liverpool fans about potential knocks and minor injuries.}

16 Oct 2018 17:03:43
The concern is that one of players who could of potentially replaced Milner who is also currently injured now may not be able to
Im sure he would of started in our next game as he did against Napoli in the champions league.

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{Ed002's Note - Must be another conspiracy against Liverpool.}

16 Oct 2018 17:06:55
He might of been with Milner injured ed. I guess we have options. Just frustrating seeing all our key players Mane Salah Vvd and now Keita injured on international duty.

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{Ed002's Note - There is a minor hand issue for Mane. Salah didn’t blubber or even fill his adult nappy - so nothing wrong with him. Van Dijk was not injured but arrived with some minor rib pain that he decided he could play with, and did, and then was allowed home whilst being rested for the next game. But I appreciate the Liverpool fans are unable to see or comprehend any of this.}

16 Oct 2018 17:10:49
It’s a shame the window is shut 😟.

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{Ed002's Note - Could sell Fabinho and Keita and get a couple of starters in.}

16 Oct 2018 17:28:34
What like a prawn cocktail and some whitebate.

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{Ed002's Note - Exactly.}

16 Oct 2018 17:34:10
I get what your saying ed, you have more info than me though mate tbf we just see the news on injured players which is often guess work. You no facts and with what youve said above I guess I should chill until the club updates us.

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{Ed002's Note - That is why people should wait until the club say something. As a guide, if a player gets a kick or pulls up during a game, it will usually be two days before an X-ray can be taken to allow swelling to go down. That is when the club will have medical staff will be able to give a reasonable assessment and a statement will be made if necessary. Having Klopp come out after a game and say the injury is serious or not serious is meaningless. It just means he has been looking at the player in the showers - and there is every chance that is not because of his injury (if you get my meaning).}

16 Oct 2018 19:09:51
Ed02 is playing a blinder with his responses atm. Brilliant stuff!

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16 Oct 2018 22:02:01
Cheers ed I get what ta saying mate, and Salah and Mane should play in other words.

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{Ed002's Note - I am not picking the team this season but there are not major issues for my assistant to deal with

16 Oct 2018 22:20:10
We, as fans and as paying fans, have every right to get annoyed when our club players get injured on international duty.

Alex Ferguson, he protected his players right? . Too right he did, take Giggs for instance, Fergie kept him away from international friendlies between 1990 -94 in order to protect his valuable asset. Club v Country is not a new debate, it’s been going on for years, even more so since there’s so much money in the game in today’s game.

I’vd never been the biggest Ferguson fan but at least he had the clout to stand up for what was best for Manchester United.

I’m not surprised we are all winging and moaning when our players get injured on meaningless international games.

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{Ed002's Note - It is posts like this that make Liverpool supporters a laughing stock. This constantly spewing irrational and ill-informed hate truly is a joke.}

16 Oct 2018 23:13:49
Ed002 - I’m trying to give you a lengthy response but the site keeps switching to an Amazon gaming competition, not sure but maybe you want to mention this to Ed001.

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{Ed002's Note - Why not type it in Notepad or Word and cut and paste it - tomorrow I will be travelling but look forward to reading it on Thursday and replying, but I will let Ed033 know there is an issue.}

16 Oct 2018 23:44:56
Have it be quick before it switches! Safe trip Ed002.

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17 Oct 2018 18:05:26
Drogie, your post about Fergie, meaningless friendlies (whatever the heck that means) and injuries (you know, a work hazard for pro athletes) and all that, makes very little sense and lacks any type of logic and nuance. BTW, what Fergie did about 20 years ago would NEVER fly now under the current inter'l football rules.

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16 Oct 2018 14:48:28
For a bit of fun I'd like to ask everyone, if they could only pick two liverpool squads since the premier league started which two squads would u choose? And also from your squads what would be your starting 11? For example, I picked the 2007/ 08 squad and the current squad and my starting 11 would be,
Alisson
Carragher
Van Dijk
Agger
Mascherano
Gerrard
Alonso
Firmino
Salah
Mane
Torres.

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16 Oct 2018 15:12:19
Current Squad and 07/ 08

Allison Finnan Hypia Van Dijk Riise- Gerrard Alonso- Salah Firmino Mane- Torres.

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16 Oct 2018 17:48:33
Alisson, Finnan, Van Dijk, Agger, Robertson, Gerrard, Alonso, Milner (on current form, Keita or the ox in the long term), salah, Suarez, Mane.

I’d say alisson, salah and mane are the easiest choices. Liverpool have had some shocking wingers. Purely on talent alone Suarez makes my list, but if we’re talking about overall contribution, replace him with firmino.

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16 Oct 2018 17:53:22
Got to admit, my team would be very similar to yours, Oubaas.

Only difference is I reckon the balance of Gomez (being speedy) with VVD probably works better.

I can't decide between Finnan (finshed article) and TAA (higher bar, still learning) also.

I would probably go with our current back 4, and that's certainly NOT something I would have even contemplated 12 months ago!

How far we've come in that area in such a short space of time:

Clyne/ Lovren/ Matip/ Moreno to TAA/ Gomez/ VVD/ Robbo.

Light years ahead!

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16 Oct 2018 17:52:12
I'll go 2011/ 2012 and it's a difficult choice between the 2007/ 08 squad, the 2005/ 06 squad (which did win the ucl, despite being a weaker squad on paper) and the current crop.

I'll go

Alisson
Robertson van diike agger carragher
Gerrard Henderson. Coutinio
Salah suarez sturridge.

What a team!

(Danny agger did still play for us in 2012 right? )

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16 Oct 2018 18:55:41
Agger was still at the club up to 2014, iirc, Mane. Carra (particularly circa 2012 when he'd been playing CB for 7 years) at right back to accommodate him though?

Anyway, I'd go current side plus 08/ 09.

Starting XI would be:

Reina
Alexander-Arnold
Carragher
van Dijk
Aurelio
Alonso
Henderson
Salah
Mane
Gerrard
Firmino


Before anyone asks, I don't think it's reasonable to judge Allison against the best keeper we had in the Premier League era (although he's not exactly got massive competition there) after only a few games. I suspect by the end of the season I'd put him ahead of Reina.

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16 Oct 2018 20:08:53
04/ 05 and 11/ 12.

Reina
Finnan, Carragher, Hyypia, Riise
Maxi, Alonso, Gerrard
Kuyt, Suarez, Garcia

Only because both teams won trophies.

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17 Oct 2018 10:40:57
Current and 13/ 14

GK: Allison
RB: TAA
CB: Gomez
CB: VVD
LB: Robertson
CM: Milner
CM: Gerrard
RW: Salah
CF: Firmino
LW: Coutinho
ST: Suarez

Bench: Sturridge, Mane, Lucas, Keita, Agger, Flannagan, Mignolet.

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17 Oct 2018 13:16:31
07/ 08 and the current squad in a 4231

Alisson
Finnan
Carragher
Van Dijk
Riise

Alonso
Gerrard

Salah
Firmino
Mane

Torres.

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17 Oct 2018 15:44:39
And now for the worst or it just didn't work out for

Bogdan
konchesky josemi kavarme Piechniek
poulson diomede carter
cheyrou Dundee El hadji diouf.

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17 Oct 2018 17:02:58
It's a tough question. I'd like to have hypia and vvd in the same team.

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16 Oct 2018 13:19:51
If or when Brexit is passed how will this effect the clubs from Great Britain competing in European competitions?

Technically these clubs would not be part of Europe.

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{Ed002's Note - The clubs will still be part of Europe.}

16 Oct 2018 15:14:37
Cheers Ed002 for your reply. Much appreciated.

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{Ed002's Note - You are welcome.}

16 Oct 2018 17:40:21
We may no longer be part of the EU, but the outcome is unlikely to take us out of the continent, geographically!

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16 Oct 2018 17:32:57
Not football related but I've wondered the same thing about the Ryder cup.

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{Ed002's Note - I am not sure if I, as an American, should be explaining the fundmentals of European politics and World geography to Liverpool supporters. But in the simplest of terms, Brexit (if it happens) will not remove the UK from Europe, but it will remove it from the European Union. To cut short the next question, any trade deal with China does not mean the UK becomes part of Asia.

I have always been rather astonished how few of the English can distinguish between Great Britain and the UK.

16 Oct 2018 17:53:58
Brexit is about economics, not geography.

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16 Oct 2018 18:18:01
What?
I was hoping to be part Chinese.

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16 Oct 2018 20:06:38
'To cut short the next question, any trade deal with China does not mean the UK becomes part of Asia'

Hahaha Ed2 you're on fire today mate, love it, brightened up my day that's for sure! Hope you're having a great night mate.

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17 Oct 2018 09:13:20
hahah ed002 that was amazing, that brighten up my day, you have a good one.

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17 Oct 2018 13:23:31
I do under stand that Brexit is an attempt to leave the EU and not physically leave Europe. My initial question was aimed at the fact that clubs are ran as businesses and as the EU govern trade rules within Europe I was wondering if it would effect the way UEFA would view clubs from Britain after the event.

Come to think of it, if Britain did physically leave Europe could another country move in in it's place or would it have to apply for planning permission first? lol.

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{Ed002's Note - UEFA is nothing to do with the European Union. I often wonder what weird dioramas are running around inside the heads of Liverpool supporters.}

18 Oct 2018 13:16:51
Not just restricted to Liverpool supports Ed002, they are running around the heads of Blackburn supporters also lol.

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16 Oct 2018 10:39:41
Did anyone see Dier's challenge on Ramos? Classic. Is he a Liverpool fan?

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16 Oct 2018 12:59:04
Was a good tackle, 1 footed, got the ball completely and the change in direction and momentum from the ball caused Ramos to start going down before he was even touched by Dier on the follow through.

However Ramos gets up and complains like he has never done that sort of thing to another player before, take it on the chin like players do when on the end of one of your tackles does you mook.

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16 Oct 2018 13:21:54
I saw it described as a “fantastically pointless clattering” which seems apt. I can’t think of a more dislikable figure currently in football, the stamp on Raheem last night exemplifies that. fair play to dier.

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16 Oct 2018 13:14:45
It would have been deemed a good tackle 10 years ago.

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16 Oct 2018 13:52:44
To be honest Den, it would still be deemed a good tackle in the eyes of any decent ref. If it was a defender vs attacker it would definitely have not been a pen.

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16 Oct 2018 17:46:40
Growing up on Merseyside before moving to Lisbon I’d be surprised if he wasn’t a Liverpool fan but please don’t start a campaign to buy him! His skills are level with his name.

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16 Oct 2018 08:54:17
Ed001/ 002.
November 1st; Will you both be free for 15 minutes to draw the Matt Hawker charity cup teams?
Do it like last year, in the live chat that people can join?
The only two who can't be chosen together are the "more mature" stalwarts, who will be captaining the sides once more.
The score currently stands
Ed002/ Pete 1-0 Ed001/ Ken.
I personally think you should keep the captains as your own, but the rest of us are free agents to do as you please with. I will get a list of the players here and your respected emails.

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{Ed002's Note - Nvember 1 suits me well Benny.}

16 Oct 2018 09:56:04
Really looking forward to this Benny, nice one mate.

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16 Oct 2018 10:15:41
Make sure you’re fit and healthy Salah.
I’m hoping to use the connections I’m making this season to get a nice stadium, and hopefully my tutor will referee it ( premier league official )

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16 Oct 2018 10:51:40
I was gutted I missed this year's but really looking forward to next year's and chuffed that I qualified to play through the world cup goals thing you did. I've just moved back to the UK for the next few years so will be easier to get there this time as well.

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16 Oct 2018 13:32:06
Looking forward to meeting you both!

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16 Oct 2018 17:50:16
Was a brilliant experience from behind the screen monitor where we plotted mk’s downfall only to discover to our eternal disappointment that he wasn’t terrible. (Even if he was at fault for all the goals) it’s a great cause Benny, well done mate.

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16 Oct 2018 20:03:54
Glad to hear you'll be going to it as well Welsh, it'll be great to meet you and the rest of the lads.

Lol Benny, I'll be healthy by then but fit? I'm not sure about that one ;) lol thanks for setting this up for a second time and giving us the opportunity to attend mate, it's much appreciated.

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16 Oct 2018 20:42:09
Am I on the reserve list?

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Review Of The Day 16th October 2018

16 Oct 2018 07:29:01
{Ed's Note - Ed001 has posted a new article entitled, Review Of The Day 16th October 2018

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16 Oct 2018 07:37:51
Bloody stupid England fans being daft, they make us as a country look absolutely pathetic (doesn't take much mind) . Fools.

Anyway, Ed thank you mate, hope you have a top day.

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{Ed001's Note - people in general seem to have a problem gathering in large numbers without trouble to be fair. It is not just England fans.}

16 Oct 2018 08:08:03
I do wonder whether many countries Europe in general are going more right wing.
I also wonder what ‘Generation Brexit’ will come to think of Europe.
Although we joined the Common Market (as it was then) when I was a child, our generation was raised on war comics and films and Europe was, well, foreign.
Look at 1970s and early 80s Liverpool games in Europe, the amount of Union Jacks on show is surprising.
It’s a shame that insularity is in vogue again?

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16 Oct 2018 08:53:50
True Ed, I think it's a problem in sport, in general isn't it mate, constant hassle from the thugs when the majority just want to go to a football game and enjoy it, there's always one group who will start trouble, it's like they get a kick out of it but like you say it's not just here, it's all over.

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{Ed001's Note - sadly it is the way of the world.}

16 Oct 2018 09:22:05
Thanks for the review as always, Ed.
I hope I got your point correctly in my response here:
Regardless of how soft the game is at the top, no way can women compete to a reasonable standard against professional level males. The physical differences, namely size, speed and aggression, between the two genders are too large to overcome. You only have to look at the Australian/ USA women’s teams getting thrashed by under-15 age schoolboys teams to know that banding together the gender formats is not a good idea, and would effectively end women’s participation in professional viable. I’m all for letting the women’s game stand on its own two feet, as most indicators would suggest it cannot be sustained as a professional sport anyway, but putting women together with the men would unquestionably halt any progress made altogether.

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{Ed001's Note - would it? How slow is Busquets? He manages ok. Zola was small, not that quick and had almost no aggression. Did he manage ok or not? Putting them in with better team-mates and better opponents will improve the ability of women far more than just leaving it as is.}

16 Oct 2018 09:22:36
Looks like Arda Turan might be spending a bit of time in jail? I know if it was one of us we certainly would, will be interesting to see how different the law is for the rich.

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16 Oct 2018 09:56:48
He'll get away with it Den, usually the case mate if you have a few quid.

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16 Oct 2018 10:36:34
Thanks Ed. Daniel Levy can't be serious. On the surface it seems that the stadium has clearly adversely affected transfer activity for Spurs. I hate the spin, either be honest, or don't comment. Maybe I'm wrong and they have cash stored up to buy Messi, I don't know. But your point about them not spending at all is either due to the fact that they have no money to spend or they felt they had the squad already to win a title and didn't need to add anyone. But, again, what do I know. Have a great day everyone.

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{Ed001's Note - it was down to them not having enough money to buy the players they wanted and being unable to sell the players they expected to sell to raise more. They were trying all summer to buy Jack 'Overrated' Grealish but couldn't meet the asking price.}

16 Oct 2018 11:20:23
Ed,
Busquets lack of speed only becomes apparent at the top level of the men’s game. He has still has other physical attributes that have allowed him to thrive at Barca. Zola was not the strongest or fastest, but he would have still been faster and stronger than most female professionals.
Men have denser, heavier bones and much bigger joints to withstand strong tackles more easily than women.
You also have to consider how slower, weaker players would be targeted, and think of a male’s reaction to putting in a heavy challenge on a woman when he would not normally do so.
You make an interesting point about putting a woman amongst male team-mates to improve through acclimatization, by that logic you could throw a few women in the octagon with Khabib and over time they should be able to improve. (That is not meant to be facetious! )

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{Ed001's Note - and a number of women have trained with Khabib for exactly that reason. Having denser, heavier bones and bigger joints is irrelevant now. This is not the 60s, players are so protected now skill is the important thing and there is absolutely no reason a woman cannot match a man's skill.}

16 Oct 2018 12:33:15
Look, I’m no voice for equality, but I also believe that women having the same rights as men should be a given, not a right. It should just be. However, we do have to realise that men and women are not the same. I’m sorry but you can train as much as you like with Khabib but if you’re a female and thrown in a competitive ring with him, even after years of training with him, you’re still going to get your ass handed to you with very little effort. Men and women are just built differently.

What about tennis, as an example, where funding for the female game is just as high as the men’s and has been for a while with acces to the same coaching and treatments etc. Does anybody seriously think any of the top ladies would have a chance against the men? Would anyone even break the top 100? I seriously doubt it.

I know all these sports require different attributes, but in a world where no female sportsperson would beat the top male in their field (can anybody name one other than conkers or whatnot? ), would integrating the two into a sport like football really be the way forward?

Would Firmino’s goal against City last season have even stood, for example? Or, assuming he is comfortable with barging into a woman with that type of force, when Steph Houghton goes flying across the turf do people not accuse him of some kind of assault instead of saying the defender needs to be stronger? No, we just need to make the game even less of a contact sport. It would just be inevitable.

Like I said, I’m all for equality, but in some circumstances, just because you could, doesn’t mean you should.

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16 Oct 2018 10:54:19
Perhaps the first time I disagree with ed, but combining the men and women's games would eliminate so many women from being able to make a professional career out of it.

If Serena Williams were on the Men's tour she'd be ranked 100+, she's admitted this herself. The difference is massive, in reaction times, acceleration, speed, strength. The average difference in the mens game between a match winner/ losers serves are only 2/ 3 KMPH. The difference in serve speed between men/ women at the top level is 20/ 30 KMPH and they play three fifth's of the sets.

In games where speed doesn't particularly matter women still struggle. Golf for example - the few elite women that have managed to get on a Men's PGA event haven't succeeded - Annika Sorenstam a superstar at the time, failed at colonial.

Cyborg in the UFC, a known steroid user and perhaps the scariest looking women this side of Ann Wolfe would get decimated by any of the top UFC fighters at her weight (and below) . The same with double Olympian Nicola Adams who I have great admiration for, she's a brilliant athlete, person and fighter but would be a club level boxer in the men's game. Football is not unique in that regard and it is still an athletic game, despite it now being softer.

The separation of the sexes has allowed women to forge their own career, sponsorships and inspire lots of other women. Merging the two would likely get rid of most if not all the women at the top level in football.

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{Ed001's Note - they are all individual sports you are referring to and so absolutely irrelevant to a team game.}

16 Oct 2018 11:43:37
Of course they have - in practice. In a contest they would be brutalized more effortlessly than most men are, just look at cowardly Fallon Fox’s ridiculous career spent beating up women.
Further, speed is a huge element of the game and will remain so.
As for the skill element, I can’t disagree strongly as I see no reason for it not to be the case either. But female tennis has had the same platform as the men’s game for years and years now, and the gap between the sexes remains beyond a mere physical one.

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{Ed001's Note - again all you talk about is individual sports, utterly irrelevant.}

16 Oct 2018 13:18:05
Has Arda Turan always been this much trouble? I remember a number of years back he was quoted as being a huge Liverpool fan. Was a hell of a player at atletico, all seems to have gone downhill. fast.

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{Ed001's Note - yes mate, he has always been known for arrogance.}

16 Oct 2018 14:03:56
Angry Bardzo, do you seriously believe that players like Serena Williams (especially when she was in her prime) could not break into the top 100? What exactly does she lack that means she can't beat Yuki Bhambri or Mirza Basic?

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16 Oct 2018 15:13:01
Yes I do, Zpecialone. Her game is based around dominating her opponents physically and playing big winners, controlling matches from the baseline, that is if her opponent manages to get a rally going against her. She is not suited to the more athletic style of the men’s game. She may win a few matches here and there, I am sure, but certainly not enough to be anywhere close to being a top player on the mens side. No way to prove it, just my (and evidently her) opinion.

What difference does it make if these are individual or team sports ed? Individual physicality and skill is very important to whether you are good enough to be a professional sports person in any discipline. Even the physically strongest female footballers would struggle to match up to the weakest male footballers (professionals at least), so the skill level would have to increase so much for that to happen. Or the sport would have to change to accomodate. As Imred said, you just wouldn’t get the numbers of Women making the grade.

Mixed Futsal, maybe. Mixed football, no chance.

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16 Oct 2018 17:51:30
Cheers for that ed, to be honest on the women’s football, I think there is far more money to be made with two separate entities across the board. I think the point could be discussed in a few decades when the women’s sport has had a chance to catch up on the men’s game. The women’s game has come on leaps and bounds thanks to a fraction of funding so I see great things to come, I look forward to the day when it’s closer to tennis for drawing power.

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16 Oct 2018 17:54:07
Barzdo Serena Williams would give a lot of the male proffesionals a good game.

Of course men, on a whole are stronger. Which is why men race men and women box women. That is not to say there is a difference in skill. I actually prefer to watch women's tennis, nice bums, groaning and long rallies.

20 years ago ladies football was a bit of a joke, I used to watch it knowing I could easily participate in this match. But now that is not the case, the improvement has been staggering which just shows what a bit of money and effort can make. I guess that the standard will only get higher. Good move by eufa.

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16 Oct 2018 18:36:45
She may give them a good game, Mane man, but would still lose the vast majority. She (or any other of the top females) would have to change their style vastly to compete for much more than a few points. Not to mention that Serena’s first serve is slower than most of the men’s second serve. The men would have little difficulty in returning her serves where even one of the slower men would seem like Ivo Karlovic compared to what she was used to.

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15 Oct 2018 22:28:03
There's a great post by aeo on more lfc posts well worth a read.

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{Ed025's Note - i agree IDLLK, its a great read mate..

15 Oct 2018 22:55:24
Thaks idllk. Great post.

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15 Oct 2018 22:57:56
Incredible really, from a great person, I love posts like that.

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16 Oct 2018 01:11:09
Funny, a few days ago my son said I need to read this book he'd just finished, Spark City. Not really my thing Son, I said, ha.
Well done Rob, takes a lot to make my lad read anything that isn't LFC or 4x4 related.

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16 Oct 2018 03:22:29
Agree Salah buddy.
Makes this place look like a real community 🙂.

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16 Oct 2018 07:19:05
Inspiring read. Good on ya.

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16 Oct 2018 07:30:36
The Jurgenator, definitely mate, it really is quite incredible what the Eds have built here. Credit to all the Eds.

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16 Oct 2018 12:11:59
Awesome to read that aeo -- wishing you further success and happiness as you continue to cope with your loss.

I hope Ed001 takes pride in how many decent people come on this site and share with this community.

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{Ed001's Note - it is very much a source of great pride.}

16 Oct 2018 17:48:08
Aw shucks, it’s really appreciated. All the support is just amazing. I’ve a long road ahead with simple plans but I’m learned that when life gives lemons, make a g and t. Thank you idllk for the mention mate and ed25 for being a classy toffee. Couldn’t agree more jurgenator, Burkey you made my day. Cheers g1dgo for the kind words, not to mention stone for (both) msgs, and Salah, well self praise is no praise mate 😉. Ynwa.

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