2018/19 Premier League & General Football Discussion

Discussion in 'Sports' started by Liquid, May 28, 2018.

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Does football need video referees?

  1. Yes - VAR is a success

  2. Yes - The principle is needed but VAR has been badly handled

  3. No - VAR was horrible and should not be continued

  4. No - Mistakes are part of football

  5. Undecided

  6. Other (please state)

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  1. Jezza819

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    3 players finally hit the $50,000 NBC Sports Predictor contest this past weekend. They correctly picked the scores of all 5 of the games selected for the weekend and Monday for perfect scores of 50pts. I had 2 correct picks for Liverpool vs. Tottenham & Arsenal vs. Newcastle and I had 28 total points for my best result since I started playing. But no money :(
     
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    In all fairness, it should have been Jones' own goal. :lol:
     
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    Fulham are Relegated after getting hammered 4-1 against Watford.

    As for United....Dear God! :yuck:
     
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    https://www.goal.com/en-gb/news/the...aunting-fans-amid-/18norow4jjzf91j967o67sachp
    Think Bonucci needs to be removed from the gene pool.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Shameful from Bonucci, he is Kean's captain and he should be supporting him not blaming him, the Cagliari captain was more supportive than Bonucci was.

    I'm not really surprised that this has happened in Italy again as they always seem to have a racism problem there, they were cheering for Kean when he scored for Italy last week.
     
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    What a time to be italian.
     
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    Chelsea 3-0 Brighton
    Man City 2-0 Cardiff
    Tottenham 2-0 Crystal Palace

    Routine home wins for three of the 'big six'.
     
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    Help
     
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    Legendary Jones being legendary. :lol:
     
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    Where is his nose going?
     
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    So there is a Premier League game tomorrow night, so here are the games for this weekend.

    Friday Night
    Southampton v Liverpool (8pm Sky)

    Saturday
    Bournemouth v Burnley
    Huddersfield v Leicester
    Newcastle v Crystal Palace

    Sunday
    Everton v Arsenal (2.05 Sky)

    Monday Night
    Chelsea v West Ham (8pm Sky)

    Reduced schedule because its also the FA Cup semi final this weekend too.
     
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    Gordon Strachan on Sky Sports "The Debate" mused that if fans aren't allowed to shout racial abuse ("the racist situation") at black players, they also shouldn't be allowed to shout abuse at convicted child rapist Adam Johnson should he choose to return to football...
     
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    I can't be bothered making a thread for it, so instead I'll put it here.


    Premier League
    Bottom three relegated

    Relegated
    18.
    Cardiff City - P37, 31pt
    19.
    Fulham - P37, 26pt
    20.
    Huddersfield Town - P37, 15pt


    Championship
    Top two promoted, next four enter playoffs for one promotion place
    Bottom three relegated

    Promoted
    1.
    Norwich City - P46, 94pt
    2.
    Sheffield U****d - P46, 89pt

    Play-Offs
    3.
    Leeds United - P46, 83pt - Eliminated in Semi-Final
    4. West Bromwich Albion - P46, 80pt - Eliminated in Semi-Final
    5. Aston Villa - P46, 76pt - Promoted
    6. Derby County - P46, 74pt - Eliminated in Final

    Relegated
    22.
    Rotherham United - P46, 40pt
    23.
    Bolton Wanderers - P46, 32pt*
    24.
    Ipswich Town - P46, 31pt


    League 1
    Top two promoted, next four enter playoffs for one promotion place
    Bottom four relegated

    Promoted
    1.
    Luton Town - P46, 94pt
    2.
    Barnsley - P46, 91pt

    Play-Offs
    3.
    Charlton Athletic - P46, 88pt - Promoted
    4. Portsmouth - P46, 88pt - Eliminated in Semi-Final
    5. Sunderland - P46, 85pt - Eliminated in Final
    6. Doncaster Rovers - P46, 73pt - Eliminated in Semi-Final

    Relegated
    21.
    Plymouth Argyle - P46, 50pt
    22.
    Walsall - P46, 47pt
    23.
    Scunthorpe United - P46, 46pt
    24.
    Bradford City - P46, 41pt


    League 2
    Top three promoted, next four enter playoffs for one promotion place
    Bottom two relegated

    Promoted
    1.
    Lincoln City - P46, 85pt
    2.
    Bury - P46, 79pt
    3.
    MK Dons - P46, 79pt

    Play-Offs
    4.
    Mansfield Town - P46, 76pt - Eliminated in Semi-Final
    5. Forest Green Rovers - P45, 74pt - Eliminated in Semi-Final
    6. Tranmere Rovers - P45, 73pt - Promoted
    7. Newport County - P46, 71pt - Eliminated in Final

    Relegated
    23.
    Notts County - P46, 41pt
    24.
    Yeovil Town - P46, 40pt

    National League
    Top team promoted; next two enter playoff semi-finals, next four enter playoff qualifiers, for one promotion place

    Promoted
    1.
    Leyton Orient - P46, 89pt

    Qualified to Play-Offs
    2.
    Solihull Moors - P46, 86pt - Eliminated in Semi-Final
    3. Salford City - P46, 85pt - Promoted
    4. Wrexham - P46, 84pt - Eliminated in Eliminator
    5. Fylde - P46, 81pt - Eliminated in Final
    6. Harrogate Town - P46, 74pt - Eliminated in Eliminator
    7. Eastleigh - P46, 74pt - Eliminated in Semi-Final


    Playoffs
    May 1 - National League Eliminator A - Fylde 3-
    1 Harrogate Town
    May 2 - National League Eliminator B - Wrexham 0-1 Eastleigh - After Extra Time
    May 4 - National League Semi-Final 1 -
    Solihull Moors 0-1 Fylde
    May 5 - National League Semi-Final 2 - Salford City 1-
    1 Eastleigh - Salford City win 4-3 on penalties after Extra Time
    May 9 - League Two Semi-Final A Leg 1 - Newport County 1-1 Mansfield Town
    May 10 - League Two Semi-Final B Leg 1 - Tranmere Rovers 1-0 Forest Green Rovers
    May 11 - League One Semi-Final B Leg 1 - Sunderland 0-1 Portsmouth
    May 11 - Championship Semi-Final A Leg 1 - Derby County 0-1 Leeds United
    May 11 - Championship Semi-Final B Leg 1 - Aston Villa 2-1 West Bromwich Albion
    May 11 - National League Playoff Final -
    Fylde 0-3 Salford City
    May 12 - League One Semi-Final A Leg 1 - Doncaster Rovers 1-2 Charlton Athletic
    May 12 - League Two Semi-Final A Leg 2 -
    Mansfield Town 0-0 Newport County - After Extra Time, 1-1 on aggregate; Newport County win 5-3 on penalties
    May 13 - League Two Semi-Final B Leg 2 -
    Forest Green Rovers 1-1 Tranmere Rovers - Tranmere Rovers win 2-1 on aggregate
    May 14 - Championship Semi-Final B Leg 2 -
    West Bromwich Albion 1-0 Aston Villa - After Extra Time, 2-2 on aggregate; Aston Villa win 4-3 on penalties
    May 15 - Championship Semi-Final A Leg 2 -
    Leeds United 2-4 Derby County - Derby County win 4-3 on aggregate
    May 16 - League One Semi-Final B Leg 2 -
    Portsmouth 0-1 Sunderland - Sunderland win 1-0 on aggregate
    May 17 - League One Semi-Final A Leg 2 - Charlton Athletic 2-
    3 Doncaster Rovers - After Extra Time, 4-4 on aggregate; Charlton Athletic win 4-3 on penalties
    May 25 - League Two Playoff Final - Newport County 0-1 Tranmere Rovers; Tranmere Rovers
    promoted
    May 26 - League One Playoff Final - Charlton Athletic 2-1 Sunderland; Charlton Athletic promoted
    May 27 - Championship Playoff Final - Derby County 1-2 Aston Villa; Aston Villa promoted


    Timeline of promotion/relegation
    30th March - Huddersfield Town
    relegated (Premier League to Championship); P32, 14pt
    2nd April - Fulham
    relegated (Premier League to Championship); P33, 17pt
    13th April - Ipswich Town
    relegated (Championship to League One); P42, 28pt
    13th April - Lincoln City
    promoted (League Two to League One); P42, 84pt
    19th April - Bolton Wanderers
    relegated (Championship to League One); P43, 32pt
    19th April - Bradford City
    relegated (League One to League Two); P43, 36pt
    22nd April - Lincoln City
    Champions (League Two); P44, 85pt
    27th April - Leyton Orient
    promoted, Champions (National League); P46, 89pt
    27th April - Rotherham United
    relegated (Championship to League One); P45, 40pt
    27th April - Yeovil Town
    relegated (League Two to National League); P45, 39pt
    27th April - Norwich City
    promoted (Championship to Premier League); P45, 91pt
    28th April - Sheffield U****d
    promoted (Championship to Premier League); P45, 88pt
    30th April - Luton Town
    promoted (League One to Championship); P45, 91pt
    30th April - Barnsley
    promoted (League One to Championship); P45, 91pt
    30th April - Bury
    promoted (League Two to League One); P45, 78pt
    4th May - Notts County
    relegated (League Two to National League); P46, 41pt
    4th May - MK Dons
    promoted (League Two to League One); P46, 79pt
    4th May - Scunthorpe United
    relegated (League One to League Two); P46, 46pt
    4th May - Walsall
    relegated (League One to League Two); P46, 47pt
    4th May - Plymouth Argyle
    relegated (League One to League Two); P46, 50pt
    4th May - Luton Town
    Champions (League One); P46, 94pt
    4th May - Cardiff City
    relegated (Premier League to Championship); P37, 31pt
    5th May - Norwich City
    Champions (Championship); P46, 94pt
    11th May - Salford City
    promoted (National League to League Two); Playoff winners
    25th May - Tranmere Rovers
    promoted (League Two to League One); Playoff winners
    26th May - Charlton Athletic
    promoted (League One to Championship); Playoff winners
    27th May - Aston Villa
    promoted (Championship to Premier League); Playoff winners

    *Brentford awarded 1-0 win over Bolton Wanderers after original match postponed due to player strike
     
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  15. MUSC4EVER

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    Full times.

    Southampton 1-3 Liverpool (last night)
    Huddersfield 1-4 Leicester
    Bournemouth 1-3 Burnley
    Newcastle 0-1 Crystal Palace

    Good day for the away teams!
     
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    By managing Wednesday in a defeat to Villa at Hillsborough, Steve Bruce has set an unusual record in managing both sides to defeat in games between the teams in the same season...
     
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    ahhhhhhh now onto Wednesday
     
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    Bayern are back on top of the Bundesliga after crushing Dortmund 5-0 yesterday. Crazy season in Germany.

    AC Milan are rumored to have offered Pochettino the manager position and a £300 million transfer budget. He'd be crazy to take it though. That team is far from competitive now and even with that much money, he would be looking at another year or two of building before they could challenge Juventus.
     
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    Race for the top 4 in the Premier League takes another twist as Arsenal lost 1-0 to Everton, Jagielka with the only goal in a match in which he was originally playing in, Arsenal were bad, passive and uninspired.
     
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    They're an iconic duo for better or worse:

     
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    Encroyable
     
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    I've seen that happen far too often to agree :lol:
     
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    Chelsea beat West Ham 2-0 with both goals from Hazard, the first was a goal of the season contender...
     
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    Games this weekend.

    Tonight
    Leicester v Newcastle (8pm Sky)

    Saturday
    Brighton v Bournemouth
    Burnley v Cardiff
    Fulham v Everton
    Man United v West Ham (5.30 BT)
    Southampton v Wolves
    Tottenham v Huddersfield (12.30 Sky)

    Sunday
    Crystal Palace v Man City (2.05 Sky)
    Liverpool v Chelsea (4.30 Sky

    Monday night
    Watford v Arsenal (8pm Sky)

    Tuesday night
    Brighton v Cardiff (7.45 Sky)
     
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    Cardiff really needs some points from these two games to have some hope,
     
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    Today's upsy-downsies:

    Premier League

    None

    Championship
    If Ipswich Town do not beat Birmingham, they are relegated.

    League One
    None

    League Two
    If Lincoln City beat Cheltenham, they are promoted (due to Mansfield playing MK Dons on May 4).
    If Lincoln City beat Cheltenham, and Mansfield Town (Northampton), MK Dons (Tranmere), and Bury (Colchester) all fail to win, they are champions.

    National League
    None
     
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    1-1, Ipswich relegated.

    Edit: I had to think about it for a while, but Lincoln's 1-1 gets them promoted too - the first promoted team in the English professional game - because the other teams that could catch them all drew and MK Dons and Mansfield still have to play each other. That means that only one of those two teams (Mansfield on points, MK Dons can level and will need a 13 goal difference swing), plus Bury, can pass them.
     
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    Man United won but barely. 2 goals off of penalty shots and David De Gea being great again saved them, West Ham really out played United almost the whole game.
     
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    Horrible performance by United, so lucky to win and it didn't feel like a win afterwards, I felt a bit deflated after the game.

    Brighton v Cardiff is now a must win for both after both lost yesterday.

    Edit: Man City just beat Palace 1-3, over to you Liverpool!
     
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