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Good Luck Citeh today

Postby RalphCoatesComb » Sat May 18, 2019 10:27 am

A weird one after all the names I've called their players, manager and supporters but, I hope that Citeh do it today for the Domestic Treble.

The fact that I've got a Pony riding on the game also helps but with "My Little Pony" on their backs, they'll struggle ;)

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby FactualFrank » Sat May 18, 2019 10:31 am

I'll be hoping Watford score first, to make it a bit more entertaining.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Spijed » Sat May 18, 2019 10:33 am

RalphCoatesComb wrote:A weird one after all the names I've called their players, manager and supporters but, I hope that Citeh do it today for the Domestic Treble.

The fact that I've got a Pony riding on the game also helps but with "My Little Pony" on their backs, they'll struggle ;)


How anyone could want Man city to win is beyond me, unless there is a bet involved.

It would do nothing for the game if they won.
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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby dougcollins » Sat May 18, 2019 10:37 am

I actually forgot the final was today.

I'm not sure if that's a comment about me or the FA Cup itself.
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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Quickenthetempo » Sat May 18, 2019 10:45 am

Spijed wrote:How anyone could want Man city to win is beyond me, unless there is a bet involved.

It would do nothing for the game if they won.

Creating history. The domestic treble has never been done before.

There will still be a few United fans on here that call Pep a fraud though.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Bin Ont Turf » Sat May 18, 2019 10:51 am

dougcollins wrote:I actually forgot the final was today.

I'm not sure if that's a comment about me or the FA Cup itself.



Neither really, more like football in general.

I only found out half an hour ago when I saw Guy Mowbray trying to big it up.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Spijed » Sat May 18, 2019 10:57 am

Quickenthetempo wrote:Creating history. The domestic treble has never been done before.

There will still be a few United fans on here that call Pep a fraud though.


Would you support Rovers if they were in the same position?

In the Prem there's no doubt that Guardiola is brilliant, in Europe though he's been found wanting in recent times and is a long way short of winning the CL.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Wexford_Claret » Sat May 18, 2019 11:08 am

I hope Watford really Sheikh them up, for Pep’s moody post-match interview alone.

Sadly, I think it unlikely.
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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Quickenthetempo » Sat May 18, 2019 11:22 am

Spijed wrote:Would you support Rovers if they were in the same position?

In the Prem there's no doubt that Guardiola is brilliant, in Europe though he's been found wanting in recent times and is a long way short of winning the CL.

A long way as in an inch offside or a penalty miss?

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby 4:20 » Sat May 18, 2019 11:25 am

Would a Watford win mess up Wolves' Europa qualification?

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby ecc » Sat May 18, 2019 11:29 am

Must admit I haven't seen an FA Cup Final for years. And to think I used to watch the five-hour build-up on the BBC before the match when I was a kid.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby RalphCoatesComb » Sat May 18, 2019 11:42 am

Spijed wrote:How anyone could want Man city to win is beyond me, unless there is a bet involved


A bet is involved but it is a North West club making history. Some of their attacking play is a joy to watch, with or without Claret tinted glasses.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Spijed » Sat May 18, 2019 11:44 am

RalphCoatesComb wrote:A bet is involved but it is a North West club making history. Some of their attacking play is a joy to watch, with or without Claret tinted glasses.


And if it were Rovers?

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Tricky Trevor » Sat May 18, 2019 11:46 am

Am I the only one who finds City boring?
You have to appreciate their ability to get the ball back quickly and their possession football normally ends up with a goal attempt but I just can’t get excited watching them.
Still fancy them for a 3-0 today but I’ll be hoping for Watford.
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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby RalphCoatesComb » Sat May 18, 2019 11:48 am

Spijed wrote:And if it were Rovers?


As if?! :lol: :lol: :lol:

More chance of Peter Crouch scoring a hat-trick in next season's FA Cup final :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby tiger76 » Sat May 18, 2019 12:29 pm

4:20 wrote:Would a Watford win mess up Wolves' Europa qualification?


I believe it would,domestic cup wins normally override league placings.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Spijed » Sat May 18, 2019 12:29 pm

RalphCoatesComb wrote:As if?! :lol: :lol: :lol:

More chance of Peter Crouch scoring a hat-trick in next season's FA Cup final :lol: :lol: :lol:


Remember a time when they were the richest club in the world and won the Premier league title?

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby tiger76 » Sat May 18, 2019 12:45 pm

ecc wrote:Must admit I haven't seen an FA Cup Final for years. And to think I used to watch the five-hour build-up on the BBC before the match when I was a kid.


Same the FA Cup Final used to be an event held to conclude the season,now it's shunted to 5 pm on Saturday evening,while there is still play-off action to finish.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby RalphCoatesComb » Sat May 18, 2019 12:47 pm

Spijed wrote:Remember a time when they were the richest club in the world and won the Premier league title?


Just goes to show that you can buy anything :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Devils_Advocate » Sat May 18, 2019 1:00 pm

Its a shame Wolves arent in the final as think theyd have given City a few problems and made a good game of it. As it is think City will win without having to exert themselves too much.

Hope City do win as prefer them as a club to Watford and couldn't give a sh*t what financial backing they have nowadays

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby RalphCoatesComb » Sat May 18, 2019 2:08 pm

Devils_Advocate wrote:Hope City do win as prefer them as a club to Watford and couldn't give a sh*t what financial backing they have nowadays


Ditto! I just want to see some free-flowing football without the stress of it being US on the end of a mauling by Citeh :lol:
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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Vegas Claret » Sat May 18, 2019 2:34 pm

if Watford win they get into Europe so that could **** them up, one of my best mates is a huge City fan - so come on Watford :lol:

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Wile E Coyote » Sat May 18, 2019 2:45 pm

watford are terrible to watch, people moan about our style, but this lot are awful. 3-0 city.
as others said though, the cup is not up to much thesedays.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby bfcmik » Sat May 18, 2019 3:04 pm

Should Watford win they would go straight into the group stage of the Europa League with Arsenal. Manchester United would enter into the 2nd qualifying round of that competition.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Local cricketer » Sat May 18, 2019 3:12 pm

bfcmik wrote:Should Watford win they would go straight into the group stage of the Europa League with Arsenal. Manchester United would enter into the 2nd qualifying round of that competition.


Exactly the reason I want Watford to win. Cant wait to see United playing a qualifier against the outer mongolian league cup runners up when they should be on a money spinning tour to China

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby KRBFC » Sat May 18, 2019 3:35 pm

Spijed wrote:Would you support Rovers if they were in the same position?

In the Prem there's no doubt that Guardiola is brilliant, in Europe though he's been found wanting in recent times and is a long way short of winning the CL.

Rubbish to be fair, how many times does the best side in Europe actually win the Champions League? There is simply no argument when it comes to league football, consistent games every week over a season. Cup football is based largely on luck of the draw, 1 off games and luck in the big decisions. Look at the final, Spurs v Liverpool, neither have won a Premier League title, so how can they be considered the best side in Europe? they can't.

If we didn't draw the toughest possible side in each round of Europa League qualifying, we'd have likely made the group stage. (even with Dyche's atrocious cup record)

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby box_of_frogs » Sat May 18, 2019 5:11 pm

Come on Watford!

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby box_of_frogs » Sat May 18, 2019 5:12 pm

What a chance!!!!!!

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby ClaretDiver » Sat May 18, 2019 5:12 pm

How did Watford not score that......

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Wile E Coyote » Sat May 18, 2019 5:19 pm

doesnt look like an FA cup final

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby 4:20 » Sat May 18, 2019 5:19 pm

Nice to see the ghosts of Wembley make their regular front and centre appearance

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby clitheroeclaret2 » Sat May 18, 2019 5:25 pm

4:20 wrote:Nice to see the ghosts of Wembley make their regular front and centre appearance


Shocking to see loads of the the best seats in the stadium unoccupied.
Whats that all about!
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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby ClaretDiver » Sat May 18, 2019 5:27 pm

Game over!

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Buxtonclaret » Sat May 18, 2019 5:28 pm

Oh dear.
Was hoping Watford would score first.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby claret wizard » Sat May 18, 2019 5:35 pm

Aren’t City being outed for cheating. All the money they have means to use it they have had to do some financial practices that UEFA don’t like. How can we be lauding it a out a club that are a out to be branded cheats? How valid will their achievement be?
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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Buxtonclaret » Sat May 18, 2019 5:40 pm

Citeh will murder them now.
2-0

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby FactualFrank » Sat May 18, 2019 5:42 pm

Buxtonclaret wrote:Citeh will murder them now.
2-0


Now? They've been turning them inside out since the game started :D

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Vegas Claret » Sat May 18, 2019 5:46 pm

Depressing how good City are, PL will become like the SPL if they carry on this way

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby CombatClaret » Sat May 18, 2019 5:49 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:Depressing how good City are, PL will become like the SPL if they carry on this way


Hopefully a win for City today will open more people's eyes as to how broken the league is.
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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Steve-Harpers-perm » Sat May 18, 2019 6:00 pm

They are so good because they can afford to have 3 world class players for every position. Be more ridiculous if they didn’t win everything.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Wile E Coyote » Sat May 18, 2019 6:05 pm

CombatClaret wrote:Hopefully a win for City today will open more people's eyes as to how broken the league is.


why is it broken ?

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby 1Simpleton » Sat May 18, 2019 6:08 pm

Disappointing to see hundreds of empty seats in the middle coperate section

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby CombatClaret » Sat May 18, 2019 6:17 pm

Wile E Coyote wrote:why is it broken ?


IMO extreme financial inequality. Some will argue it's not or always been so but the gap is widening too large to go unnoticed now.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Wile E Coyote » Sat May 18, 2019 6:22 pm

CombatClaret wrote:IMO extreme financial inequality. Some will argue it's not or always been so but the gag is widening too large to go unnoticed now.

possibly, but i doubt Burnley fans would complain if we had billionaire owners. Football has been on this path for along long time now.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby FactualFrank » Sat May 18, 2019 6:27 pm

Should have been 5 then.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby Spijed » Sat May 18, 2019 6:28 pm

KRBFC wrote:Rubbish to be fair, how many times does the best side in Europe actually win the Champions League? There is simply no argument when it comes to league football, consistent games every week over a season. Cup football is based largely on luck of the draw, 1 off games and luck in the big decisions. Look at the final, Spurs v Liverpool, neither have won a Premier League title, so how can they be considered the best side in Europe? they can't.

If we didn't draw the toughest possible side in each round of Europa League qualifying, we'd have likely made the group stage. (even with Dyche's atrocious cup record)


I'd say the fact that Real Madrid have won the European cup/Champions league 13 times defines their history more than any number of La Liga titles.

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby 4:20 » Sat May 18, 2019 6:28 pm

This is the life of the City fan now, it's binary.

City win trophy - happy
City no win trophy - not happy

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby mkmel » Sat May 18, 2019 6:31 pm

Anyone but Man City!

Well not Milton Keynes either but that will never happen

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Re: Good Luck Citeh today

Postby mkmel » Sat May 18, 2019 6:35 pm

RalphCoatesComb wrote:A bet is involved but it is a North West club making history. Some of their attacking play is a joy to watch, with or without Claret tinted glasses.


Yes and they have done it while spending very little money

Oh hang on a minute.......

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