View Poll Results: Who's gonna win?

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  • Manchester City

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  • Manchester United

    1 16.67%
  • Tottenham

    0 0%
  • Liverpool

    1 16.67%
  • Chelsea

    0 0%
  • Arsenal

    0 0%
  • None of the above. Oh, you rebel, you.

    1 16.67%
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Thread: 2018-19 English Football Season Thread

  1. #106
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    City aren't any worse or have less depth than last year, it's really the same squad that crushed all comers. They had minimal outgoings (Toure) and incomings (Mahrez) and they're quite settled.

    Also, you're thinking of a Spurs collapse? Bold!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Psychotic View Post
    City aren't any worse or have less depth than last year, it's really the same squad that crushed all comers. They had minimal outgoings (Toure) and incomings (Mahrez) and they're quite settled.

    Also, you're thinking of a Spurs collapse? Bold!
    Unless Spurs actually make some transfers, they are a Kane injury away from dropping like a stone. He's played A LOT of football in the last year.

    Losing Fernandinho for that two game streak exposed how important a player he is this year for them. They are still scoring goals but their goals against is slightly up from a year ago as well and without that enforcer in the middle, the team is a sports car that can't fully throttle its engine. Liverpool are about the same in goals scored but have drastically improved their goals against which is really the main reason why the table is as such. Last year's City team was a once in a lifetime squad, with remarkable success. This year, while very good, they are not unbeatable.

    Klopp jokingly said something about getting to 105 points, but I think if Liverpool can make it to 92, they win the league, which is doable with the schedule as it is, especially with 2 of the 3 remaining "Top 6" games at Anfield and with them spread out across the final months.

    Take care all.

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    Quite looking forward to the Spurs v Man Utd game this Sunday. As far as I'm concerned, it's a free hit for Solskjaer. He (or just his presence) has already steadied the ship with 5-out-of-5. A loss to Spurs I think is expected (certainly from me) after such a good start. I reckon we should play an attacking line-up, work hard and you never know.

    I don't want to think about Liverpool winning the league yet... I'm sure Psy still has my "Come back when you've won 20" quote ready to go when needed.

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    Tell you what, Interim Manager Andy Serkis has United playing some very good football. He just might keep the job. They have a real shot at 4th.

    Big win for Liverpool, who needed to put a victory back on the board after a little skid. Now if Wolves can do a solid and get a point from City, all this crisis talk will be gone as fast as it started. Still think we need to add another defender in this window, so we'll see what unfolds.

    Also, is Neymar back to Barca for real or is it just what some of the papers are speculating?

    Take care all.

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    Rafa Benitez, still helping Liverpool out, all these years later.


    Take care all.

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    North East football's been weird this year, Newcastle once again under the magic of sir Rafa finding a way to stay up. They broke the record signing for the first time in 14 years almost, since Michael Owen, I was on here talking about it back then I'm sure!
    So that's a positive and a shock tbh, but at least now we're getting a slight taste of why he's so adored in Liverpool to this day.
    AYE and, Sunderland's barely scraping by in League 1 and if they don't get promoted this season they'll end up going into Administration they're in that deep trouble!
    My hometown team, South Shields is climbing the non league tables and may end up in the Conference in a couple of years if this keeps up. NEVER would have thought that was even a possibility.
    Strange times guys, strange times.

    LET THE HAMMER FALL

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