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11 Feb 2019 17:05:11
See the OX is included in the squad for the warm weather training. Must be getting close now.

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11 Feb 2019 18:12:46
And Brewster😀.

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11 Feb 2019 21:23:17
Hope Brewster can put his injury problems behind him, could save us an absolute fortune! do any of the eds know if he is close to a return to full training?

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11 Feb 2019 22:43:01
Read a article about Brewster, supposably official that he's ready and match fit, how true is anyone's guess but we need everyone for the run in its going to be tight.

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{Ed025's Note - hes not ready to be thrown into the lions den IDLLK, hes too young and inexperienced and it could ruin the guy..

12 Feb 2019 05:25:28
but what if he scores a hat-trick against united? that makes a career.

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11 Feb 2019 23:42:27
Agree with Ed - the kids a real talent but if we’re having to rely on someone his age, with zero Prem experience, and in the final stages of a crucial fight for the league, then you’d have to say our squad is nowhere near deep enough and we’re putting way too much pressure on the kid.

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12 Feb 2019 18:02:55
Throwing Brewster into the pressure cooker now is a recipe for disaster. He's only 18 (I know many will say"if you're good enough you're old enough") and he's just gone through the first major injury of his career. I would simply leave him out of first team sheets no matter what and continue with his training and preparation (with the U23's) . Klopp decided on Sturridge and Origi as backups for the season. Let's stay that course unless we have no choice in the matter.

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11 Feb 2019 16:54:10
Why does everyone think we will loose to United they have good form good confidences but they give away a lot of chances if anything we could have them there arse.

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11 Feb 2019 18:51:16
Dezy, I have NLO idea. Sometimes, I wonder how our team got to where it has gotten to with the amount of pessimism and lack of belief some of our fans show? They often say, "We're going to lose to Utd". Really? On what grounds? Cos they are playing well over the past 10 games? The ONLY team very good team they played was Spurs who anihilated them for 90 mins and should have won that game by 3/ 4 clear goals had DDG not played out of his skin. If they give up those many chances to us then they will be drubbed at OT, no question. We have been playing well globally and for the whole season YET they are sure Utd will lose cos they have been doing fine overall for 10 games? Go figure.

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11 Feb 2019 19:24:15
Form and confidence is a lot in football and United are playing with both. It will be an almighty effort to beat them. No doubt about it.

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11 Feb 2019 19:45:47
If any of you reds were to make a team out of Liverpool and utd players without red tinted glasses what would be your first 11.?

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{Ed025's Note - there is only negativeredwalter who will give you a balanced answer ace...they all wear very tinted glasses and give no credit to any other team or its players mate...have you not read this page before???.. :)

11 Feb 2019 20:08:10
Here is as unbiased one ed
Ddg
Taa lindelof vvd robbo
Fabihno
Gini pogba
Salah rash martial

On form you could argue mane for martial or dalot for taa on potential but ask 100 fans and i reckon you would get 90 different answers.

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{Ed025's Note - that is an unbiased one ken... kudos, and very well balanced mate..

11 Feb 2019 20:14:09
Ok you want unbiased here we go

Alisson
Taa
Gomez
Vvd
Robertson
Fabinho
Wijnaldum
Henderson
Salah
Firmino
Mane.

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11 Feb 2019 20:15:49
Ok eds25 I will give you mine gk de gea
Trent. ? Vid. Robbo
Gini. Pogba. mane

Salah Bobby rashford

? Mark as depends who’s fit Looking at that maybe a bit red tinted.

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11 Feb 2019 20:27:07
Ken good choices though as you say mane on current form.

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11 Feb 2019 20:28:33
It’ll be a close game, first goal will probably be crucial 👍.

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11 Feb 2019 20:28:22
Love to hear Ed’s 1 and 25.

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{Ed025's Note - mine would be similar to ken,s ace, but with gomez replacing lindelof and mane coming in for martial mate..

11 Feb 2019 20:39:54
Because they are playing very good?

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{Ed025's Note - they are faith, but liverpool will have too much for them mate..

11 Feb 2019 20:53:02
Ddg
Trent
Gomez
Big virg
Robinson
Mane
Matic
Henderson
Salah
Martial
Rashford
In a 4 3 3 formation. For me with this team no one beats us.

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{Ed025's Note - surely fabinho has to be in there before hendo or matic mate?..

11 Feb 2019 21:15:05
Sub for me. If he had played most of the season he might have took the place. if I was to re do the list next year I think he would be in.

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11 Feb 2019 21:18:42
Matic! 😂 on current form he’d struggle to get in Salford City’s first 11!

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11 Feb 2019 21:48:42
Coming round to fabinho then Ed? ;)

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{Ed025's Note - i am you know KK, i did not think he would suit this league but he is changing my opinion mate..

11 Feb 2019 22:12:59
Agreed Ed. He's the composed defensive midfielder I feel we've been lacking for years.

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12 Feb 2019 01:47:12
Alisson-A. Arnold-Gomez-VanDijk-Robertson-Fabinho-Wijnaldum-Mane-Firmino-Rashford-Salah.

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12 Feb 2019 01:53:33
Only change to Ken's team. Mane in for Martial. Rest is pretty good.

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12 Feb 2019 01:55:04
People leaving out Firmino and putting Rashford in instead? Err, what?!

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12 Feb 2019 06:20:08
Exactly my thoughts hsf, Rashford is a great player but I'd have Firmino before him any day of the week.

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11 Feb 2019 23:27:38
Very good of you to admit that Ed. Kudos.
How are you feeling about Gomes now? I remember you saying he was one of the best midfielders in the league.
I think he’s a technically decent player but doesn’t affect games enough for me.

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{Ed025's Note - i still think hes a very good player bobby, but he is playing in a very poor team and we wont see the best of him until he has better players around him mate..

12 Feb 2019 09:25:04
You know what Ed, fair play for admitting you've changed your chance. You're all right with me 👍.

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{Ed025's Note - im not perfect dan...bloody dam close though.. :)

12 Feb 2019 10:45:30
What no Pogba? Would have him alongside Fabinho. Really feel Pogba has started to show his impact on the game.

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12 Feb 2019 11:26:38
Keep hanging around with us Ed025, you’ll get there eventually 😉.

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{Ed025's Note - i used to be a true blue ron, but being on here has turned me into a purplish colour mate.. :)

12 Feb 2019 11:33:15
Problem is, sukhyrai, Pogba isn't a very good player if he doesn't get cuddles from his manager. he's a darn good player when he feels things are going his way but i wouldn't want that flake near a first 11 in case he dropped his bottom lip like the first half of this season. And last season.

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12 Feb 2019 11:28:13
Here's mine:

De Gea
Trent Gomez Van Dijk Robertson
Fabinho Pogba
Salah Firmino Mane
Rashford.

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12 Feb 2019 11:40:46
Just so long as you don’t think I’m a ‘purple Ronnie’.

😆 fair play to you Ed 😉.

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{Ed025's Note - it depends on how big your muscles are ron.. :)

12 Feb 2019 18:09:56
Ed025, I saw Everton play for the first time in a long time, recently. I must say I was impressed by Gomes. Poise and vision with the ball, good range with both short and long passes, and plays all over the pitch. In my opinion, better than Jorginho (what was all that fanfare about? ) .

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{Ed025's Note - he has gone off the boil a bit recently ArAy but i still think he is quality, he needs better players around him mate if he is to flourish though, my guess is that he will be off at the end of the season im afraid..

11 Feb 2019 13:12:00
So fellow reds,

With 12 games left, how are we feeling about the title run in?

Win 12 games or win 11 and draw 1 and we will be champions. The question is are we capable of doing that?

Watching City yesterday, unfortunately they looked back to their very best from last season. Will they drop many more points from now til May?

Hard questions to answer. Both of our run ins are very similar with the utd games probably playing a big part in where the title goes.

All I can say is let's enjoy the ride, the team has done great so far. Yes it'd be very disappointing if we didn't win it this year, considering the position we were in/ could be in. Whatever happens I think we should be proud of the team and get behind them as much as we can. Let's hope we can get over the line.

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11 Feb 2019 13:25:35
J am thinking we'll lose 1, draw 1 and win the rest. We're going to win this league mate.

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11 Feb 2019 13:39:13
Thing is I can see City loosing any games from here including Utd. Think they will finish on 98points. It’s going to be a struggle unless we win every game. Utd and Eve away will be huge tests for us as will Spurs and Chelsea at Anfield.

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11 Feb 2019 13:43:47
*cant.

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11 Feb 2019 13:58:12
I see us winning 10, likely losing at United and drawing vs Chelsea.
Where that'll put us I don't know.
Thing is I can also see City failing to win another 2 games.

I think it likely that United, Chelsea and Spurs games will probably decide it, with few if any shock results.
And it's in these big games where City edges it for me.

Of course there may possibly be another Newcastle lurking around. Another West Ham.
There's no nailing it down 100%.

Both City and us could win all our remaining matches (good for us) . Equally we could botch it again in 3 or more games.

I've decided that it's probably pointless predicting or forecasting outcomes, really. It will be what it will be. No one knows. Only certainty is that it's literally in our hands. But even that is no guarantee that we won't flunk it.

Gonna be an interesting few months. Or it won't.

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11 Feb 2019 15:28:09
I think we'll be favourites again as soon as we're done with beating United.

Then the attitude of the fans will change from nervous to confident and the players will feel it.

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11 Feb 2019 15:29:36
City thought they were going to steamroll the league and that is what went against them. Whoever thought they would lose 4 games aginst midtable and bottom teams? City certainly didn't.
Regardless of how we do I think City will drop points in some of their last five games. Let City score 10 goals a game, it's still only three points, and will encourage teams to park the bus even more and hope for a breakaway goal.
We have lost one game this season and are still in this race, and people need to stop listening to SSN, BBC sports, etc. you would think it was Liverpool that had lost four games.
It's still in our own hands.

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11 Feb 2019 15:30:03
Pointless to compare, so many variables. What if City advance far in the champs league? Are they going to continue to field there strongest team in the premier league with the possibility of winning a trophy that has eluded them for this long?

What if we lose to Bayern? What if we advance? What if Aguero gets injured? What if Salah gets injured?

I'm enjoying the ride, but I have a good feeling about this year.

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11 Feb 2019 15:33:53
City do have a lot more games to play. I just hope that has a negative affect on them at some point because they are a machine when they get going like they are at the moment.
We've been able to stay with them this far so I do expect it going down to the wire. If we can keep everyone fit then I think we will take it by a point or 2.

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11 Feb 2019 15:39:59
Surely all the twists and turns we’ve had so far show we should stop predicting what will happen? City we’re battering everyone before that slump as well.

Let’s just enjoy the ride and cheer the boys on, then see where we end up.

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11 Feb 2019 16:17:26
That Chelsea team yesterday were woeful. I would rather be in our position than in cities so they should be the ones worrying.

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11 Feb 2019 16:33:12
Why do people all of a sudden think a team that has lost four in 26 will suddenly win 12 from 12?Anyone would think yesterday was the first hiding they've handed out all season.

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11 Feb 2019 16:39:06
We hace to play 4 hard games Everton United Tottenham and Chelsea and City only 2 Tottenham and United. This games will impact in our title hopes of course if any lose against a top 6 outsider is Game over.

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11 Feb 2019 16:41:41
Spot on, Little Naby. Beggars belief really. The whole "I can't see City dropping any points" stuff need to put that to bed cos Palace, Chelsea, Leicester and esp. Newcastle has debunked that talking point, royally. Also, Pep after the Everton game said he expects City to drop points so there's that.

Having said that, this is TOO close to call, IMO. Too many twists and turns have happened already that anyone calling this a City or LFC title cannot be believed. City and their sheep in the media are the ones hyping them up after they beat Chelsea 6-0, a result that has NO bearing on us except we allow it to. We have to just focus on our own football.

The fact that we are STILL standing tall after all our issues of late, is a testament to this manager and these fantastic players who put their bodies and health on the line every week to realize something that few think is still possible. One game at a time and we will see what happens.

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11 Feb 2019 17:13:01
VakPa, so one of our ‘hard’ games is Chelsea at Anfield,
the same Chelsea who lost 4-0 at Bournemouth and 6-0 at City. How does that work then?

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11 Feb 2019 17:48:27
It’s a long old season fellas and whoever ends up top of the pile in May fully deserve it. We’ve enjoyed a hell of a run but also picked up points we arguably didn’t deserve (Man City draw, Origi at Everton and more recently Leicester and West Ham) so there’ll be no sour grapes from me if City go on an amazing run now. We haven’t got the squad they have and the recent injuries have disrupted our performances. Just staying the distance with them deserves credit and is a huge improvement on last year. Personally I still think there’s a few tweaks required. Another classy option up top, a fully firing Keita and Ox plus a quality CB option would make us a very realistic possibility for next year IF we run out of legs and luck again.

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11 Feb 2019 17:50:57
Oh come on Wirral Wonder, they’ve also already beat us this season in the cup and have top class players. 2 very poor results does not stop them potentially taking points off us.

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11 Feb 2019 18:30:53
KK92, you are right and I phrased my post badly. I just do not regard Chelsea as any more a ‘hard’ game than say, Wolves at home. The truth is we have 12 hard games left. Chelsea appear to have thrown their hand in, certainly in away games. I watched their game against City yesterday and they were woeful.

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11 Feb 2019 18:53:47
KK92 make not mistake about it, Chelsea can still hurt us esp. with Hazard as we seem to never have an answer for him.

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11 Feb 2019 20:54:35
The simple answer to the op is simply no. By George I want it to happen though.

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12 Feb 2019 07:49:44
Well Walter, if you look at the results against the same 12 teams earlier this season you will see we won 11 and drew 1.
So the simple answer is not ‘no’ the simple answer is ‘yes’ we can win 11 and draw 1 against those teams because that’s exactly what we have done already this season.

🏆🏆.

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And Finally... Excuses!

11 Feb 2019 12:08:37
{Ed's Note - Ed001 has posted a new article entitled, And Finally... Excuses!

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11 Feb 2019 12:31:29
great read Ed, thank you.

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{Ed001's Note - cheers mate glad you enjoyed.}

11 Feb 2019 12:42:11
Nice one Tris! Loved the one about the farting African Tennis player - maybe my tennis career has a chance of resurrection (well according to the missus, anyway! ) .

I've always suspected Carl Lewis - never sat right how he was able to compete at such a high level for so long across so many events. Just like Linford, although he probably went on a bit too long and testing techniques finally caught up with him. I just pray nothing ever comes out about Bolt - the sport would be even more in the mire then.

Thanks for these!

(P. S. minor typo - its Gasquet rather than Pasquet - I can't believe he got away with it and went on to have such a successful career! )

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{Ed001's Note - Carl Lewis is one person I detest. It is not so much that he cheated, it is that he blatantly lies about it and continues to do so, even though he was caught and it was public information at the time. But of course it all got covered up, so the US can continue to claim it is all East European shot putters and Russians and other 'Commies' that do all the organised cheating. They are all as bad as each other. There are very few, if any, that have not cheated. The worst for me is the TUEs. If something is banned, then there should be no exception allowed to take it. If you can't compete without it, well then tough, you should just not compete.

Is it really Gasquet? I know nothing about tennis but I saw this story on a couple of international sporting sites, ESPN being one, and both had him down as Pasquet. One must have taken it from the other.}

11 Feb 2019 12:55:16
Ed001, if my memory serves me correctly, didn't Kolo Toure once blamed grass for scoring ludicrous own goal?

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{Ed001's Note - I don't know mate, was it the same grass that made him claim to be a used car salesman to get his end away?}

11 Feb 2019 12:56:21
It is Gasquet And I had no idea about that story. As someone who gets drug tested often (albeit for different reasons) I have no idea how he got away with that, other than someone turned a blind eye. Cocaine metabolises so quickly that residue from copping off with some swamp donkey on a Saturday night would be pretty much zero.

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{Ed001's Note - apologies for the error, I should really have checked, but I didn't think so many other sites had as little knowledge of tennis as I did!

As for getting away with it, he must have had the test at a bad time for tennis. They will have wanted to avoid bad publicity so swept it away under the carpet quick. If it was after cycling's scandals, they will have seen how the positive tests destroyed TV audiences and advertising/sponsorship revenue for the sport.}

11 Feb 2019 13:03:01
Should be fixed now, thank you for spotting the error.

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11 Feb 2019 15:34:39
Hey Ed, wasn't it Johnson who stated (correctly) after that infamous 100m final, that the only person involved in that race that wasn't doped was the man pulling the trigger ;)

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{Ed001's Note - I think you are right. And so was he.}

11 Feb 2019 22:26:20
Since you brought up Carl Lewis, have you ever seen the video of him singing the national anthem before the Lakers game? Priceless.

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11 Feb 2019 11:36:05
Just a quick one to remind you all that the donations page for the charity match between my team (winners) and Ed002's team (losers) for later in the year. Here is the link: Just Giving Page and thank you all it is for 2 good charities the teams are competing to raise funds.

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11 Feb 2019 10:31:26
All of the Chelsea fans I've spoken to are very, very Sarri that they couldn't do more to help us yesterday.

:D.

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11 Feb 2019 11:12:34
That's feeble, Zed. Usually you are far far better. 😝.

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11 Feb 2019 11:29:34
I'm sorry, Ra!

I tried to think up a better pun on the way in this morning, but this was the best phrasing I could come up with! Must be tired!

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11 Feb 2019 12:30:09
The biggest joke here was their inept performance. No doubt Chelsea fans will create a song about this as they claim it was to prevent us from winning the league.

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11 Feb 2019 12:32:17
Must have missed that ArAy 😛.

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11 Feb 2019 12:32:31
Zed, you should have said I'm Sarri, not I'm sorry. Missed opportunity there.

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11 Feb 2019 12:43:43
I did type that Stone, but felt it was a step too far so changed it! :D

I do think the Chelsea massif should kick off the next home match with a bit of Elton John, if you know what I mean ;-)

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11 Feb 2019 13:40:42
If I could hazard a guess that you are Sarri then we can assume Chelsea Kante play football.

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11 Feb 2019 13:42:16
You're a bloody legend zed hahahaha!

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11 Feb 2019 14:00:03
It appears that even when Chelsea try to play, they tend to Luiz.

Sarri is Barkley up the wrong tree.

Hopefully, for the sake of their supporters, Higauin.

:)

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11 Feb 2019 15:39:48
Okay, Zed, stop. Just stop. I'll even pay you. 😝

On a serious note. What's going on with the "Sarri Revolution"? There's been revolting alright, but very much the wrong kind.

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11 Feb 2019 07:51:40
I suggested we sign Jack Clarke of Leeds a month or so ago and see today a rumour in the press that Klopp is after him - either lazy journos following this site or maybe I should change jobs to become our new head scout haha (probably how the Ed's feel all the time on here! )

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11 Feb 2019 07:59:28
I highly doubt journos use stories from posters on here. It’s probably more they know we want a back up winger and he’s had a few performances.

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11 Feb 2019 08:10:53
Firmane - I was being tongue in cheek 😃.

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11 Feb 2019 10:08:35
It wouldn't surprise me though Firmane, they'll write about anything mate.

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11 Feb 2019 11:12:00
Given what happened to him on Saturday I'd be a bit nervous about signing him!

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Review Of The Day 11th February 2019

11 Feb 2019 07:29:02
{Ed's Note - Ed001 has posted a new article entitled, Review Of The Day 11th February 2019

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11 Feb 2019 08:04:30
How sound is that from Mbappe? nice one lad!

Thanks very much Ed, have a good Monday mate.

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{Ed001's Note - he seems like a really nice lad.}

11 Feb 2019 09:15:43
Apologies Ed, not strictly Liverpool-related, but what is going on at Chelsea? Have they just decided not to bother for yet another manager?
Truly poisonous little club.

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{Ed001's Note - not sure how the club is poisonous but it does seem some of the players just aren't interested. On top of that Sarri has yet to adapt his ideas to suit the league and so is sticking with Jorginho, who isn't suited, and Alonso, who is crap.}

11 Feb 2019 10:10:27
He really does Ed, good to see a young lad with a lot of money giving something back and it's not the first time either, it's quite rare to see so good on him. People like that really stand out to me.

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11 Feb 2019 11:13:05
I was at the Middlesbrough/ Leeds game cause my Girlfriend's mum is a massive boro fan and all we could see was stretchers and paramedics going to the bench. Good to hear the lads doing okay.

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11 Feb 2019 01:53:51
wanted to hear from Eds and fellow posters about this.

I used to love Carra. Always gave his all, a fantastic defender and loved the club.

His interview when he said 'Who's bigger than Liverpool? ' was pure gold and his autobiography was an awesome read.

Used to think that he might make a great coach / manager if he decided to.

But as he went on Sky and stayed on longer and longer, I'm beginning to wonder if he has much footballing sense left in him. He once compared Barkley to Gerrard in footballing ability, joined in the fanfare to idolize the current City team (when he had actually played against truly great Utd and Arsenal teams), and the list goes on.

I'm not sure if being on TV has corrupted his sensibility (though Alan Hansen was on TV a long time and he still spoke sense until the day he retired), but i'm beginning to lose respect for him and his footballing opinions (not withstanding the spitting incident) .

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{Ed0333's Note - for the most part sky pundits and in generally pundits in the modern era are fed what to say for obvious reasons.

11 Feb 2019 04:05:27
He would have specific topics that are relevant and would have a specific time set aside to talk about them as the great United and arsenal sides are in the past and have nothing to do with the now. I do know what you're getting at but. It's like they all just talk for talking sake until at some stage they make themselves sound stupid.

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11 Feb 2019 04:29:51
Hes a vile human imo, stooped as low as diouf, and to a young girl? Some things are just unforgivable and he should have got the boot like grey and that other twit.

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11 Feb 2019 10:15:51
Agreed lerchy. He's a div and gets zero respect from me, speaks sh*te on TV and then with the spitting incident there's no excuse, I remember at the time some people on here were saying we all make mistakes, trying to cover for him and its true we do but that kind of behaviour isn't acceptable no matter what.

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11 Feb 2019 12:34:58
Pressure and stress can lead a person to do very odd things. I don’t think we can define Carragher by his moment of madness albeit he will be remembered for it.

Let’s not rush to condemn the man. Stress is a mental
Illness. We should be sympathetic.

It’s easy to follow the mantra that he is earning a fortune so he is up for abuse. None of can imagine how we would
Behave if we were constantly in the public eye.

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11 Feb 2019 13:49:59
G1dgo what stress did he have when he spat at a child? I must of missed this, I honestly don't mean that as a dig I just fail to understand so I'm asking a genuine question because I'm unaware mate. Stress can indeed Lead to mental illness, trust me I know about that but what Carra did, what's his excuse, he was stressed? If that's the case I had no idea about it but from everything I read at the time it was just him been an absolute fool. From what you have said, maybe I'm wrong mate because if he has had issues then I'd understand it more but I don't believe it one bit, he was in the moment and wound up which resulted in him spitting at a child, if he'd of done it to one of my kids it'd of been a different story, there's no excuse.

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11 Feb 2019 17:30:26
Salah, none of us know what causes stress (or any mental illness) in another person nor how it manifests itself. I remember when Stan Collymore was suffering from depression, his then manager at Aston Villa (John Gregory, I think) said ‘What has he got to be depressed about, he’s getting paid £10,000 a week’. Hopefully, attitudes are more enlightened these days so in Carra’s case let’s condemn the action by all means without totally condemning the man.
I am not seeking to minimise or excuse his actions but my understanding is that he was in a moving car and the driver of another moving car was winding him up with hand gestures about the score in a match (Man Utd v Liverpool, I think) . Carra retaliated by winding down his window and spitting at the other car (I know, disgusting and stupid thing to do) without realising that there was a young girl in the passenger seat of the other car. He was publicly ashamed and apologetic for his actions and it is up individuals to decide whether his contrition was genuine or not. As I say, condemn the vile spitting action without totally condemning Carra as a person without knowing what was going on in his head or his life.

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{Ed025's Note - please dont play the mental illness card WW, it was a disgusting thing to do and as much as i used to like the guy hes dead to me, you might as well claim blindness seeing as you say he never seen the girl, of course he did but could not help gollying all over them anyway because hes a scumbag, what you are claiming is an insult to mentally challenged people actually mate..

11 Feb 2019 18:39:06
Ed025, I know you like having a go at me (was it something I posted about Gomes? ) but please read my post carefully again. I was making a general point about stress and mental illness, not trying to excuse Carra on the basis of a mental illness. What do I or you or anyone else know about the state of another person’s mental health? That was my point. And as neither you nor I nor anyone else was in the car with Carra we don’t know what he did or didn’t see. I was simply stating what I understand to have happened based on media reports at the time. We can all make up our own mind about what actually happened as you clearly have.
Not everything that happens in the world is black and white.
And Gomes is still slow and overweight.

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{Ed025's Note - i dont have a go at you WW your one of the best posters on here, but that does come across as making excuses for him because hes an ex-red mate, would you be saying the same thing if it was gary neville who had committed that vile act? .....i dont think so..

11 Feb 2019 19:04:42
Spot on, Salah and Ed25. WW, you're the one speculating that Carra may have mental issues. He has not said that so you are leaving yourself open to a good rhetorical hiding, man. Also I'm sorry, was Carra stressed when Sky came to him to come be a pundit and take the money? If the answer is no then pls, that excuse should not be aired in public to defend such reprehensible behavior. I mean, Diouf got mad abuse for spitting all over PL grounds and Suarez got the abuse he deserved for biting YET Carra spits in the direction of a little girl and suddenly the goalposts change? Not having that, mate.

What Carra did was despicable, disgusting and reprehensible, end of. If he has mental issues then he needs to go get his head checked and not be allowed in any public space. I remember many esp. some on here, giving excuses as to what may or may not have been said to him. To those people, I say you are complicit in his reprehensible behavior. He's luck he did not spit at my son with me standing there. He would have been concussed on the spot.

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11 Feb 2019 19:17:43
RedWolf, written with your usual passion but please take the time to read what I actually posted which was definitely not a defence of Carra’s actions which I described as disgusting, stupid and vile.

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12 Feb 2019 02:54:36
Cracking display of double-standards there whereby causing someone concussion (and a possible lifetime of consequences) is an appropriate response to being spat at.
Cant we just accept there was no justification for what Carra did. None at all. Acts of violence and abuse are unacceptable outside a ring or octagon full stop.

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12 Feb 2019 09:09:18
It’s amusing how we expect sporting ‘legends’ to be nice people too.
As a footballer he was a Liverpool legend and that won’t change. As a person, I’ve never met him but he disgraced himself with that incident.
On the flip side, everyone deserves a chance to redeem themselves.

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{Ed025's Note - the thing is ron that like it or not people like him are role models, what he did was inexcusable and absolutely abhorrent mate and as i was saying to WW would you feel the same if it was a non-liverpool player?, if someone beat up your grandmother would you think they deserved the chance to redeem themselves?, im afraid the world is rife with scumbags like this and for me they dont deserve a second chance, were you campaigning for andy gray and keys to get their jobs back, or ron atkinson or rodney marsh?, they made their bed and now they have to lie on it..

10 Feb 2019 22:02:45
Like I said a few days ago the Man U game is key city will be expecting Us to drop points there get the win and it will give us a huge lift an make city just think abit more about if they drop points . Beating bmouth won’t have registered with beat Utd an give them something to think about.

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11 Feb 2019 19:08:57
Adam, we don't have to win that game at all costs cos that is how you can lose it. Utd will be tough and remember, they would LOVE to beat us and dent our title chances. We go in trying to win the game BUT if you cannot win, you dare NOT lose. City don't care what we do and we should not approach games with "what would City think" in mind. That's not how footie works esp. with players at the highest level. Klopp will do all he can to win the game cos with a win, City have burned one trump card BUT as we have seen, you don't always get what you want so sometimes, you're going to have to take what's there and live to fight another day.

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{Ed025's Note - i totally agree redwolf, a loss to united would only make it a level playing field and not the end of the campaign, anything more and liverpool still hold all the aces..

 


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