New Season - What are you looking forward to?

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New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by claretburns » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:42 pm

Less than 4 weeks to go till the new season begins, Premier League that is anyway, what is the thing you most look forward to on the first game?

For me, after the years in the Championship with awful pitches throughout the winter, I love seeing the perfect pitch when you walk in for the first home game, knowing you have 9 months of drama ahead.

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by TheFamilyCat » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:44 pm

The first VAR decision to go our way.

I think it will be sometime in April.
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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by cricketfieldclarets » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:44 pm

Seeing how doing some early business helps our early form.

Ive long been frustrated at us leaving business to the last minute and as a resukt starting the season with the same 11 as others get up to speed.

Not convinced Pieters and Jay will start against Southampton. However i believe they and us will be 100 percent ready for that game. Along with hopefuly 2 or even 3 more.

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by cricketfieldclarets » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:45 pm

TheFamilyCat wrote:The first VAR decision to go our way.

I think it will be sometime in April.
April 2029?
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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Goobs » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:47 pm

The newspaper headlines when we sneak a Champions League place on the final day of the season.

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by MACCA » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:50 pm

Back to being a grumpy arse, and flying off the handle when we dont get a result.

Been far too chilled and mellow with all the relaxing at the cricket I've been doing.
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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by rob63 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:54 pm

claretburns wrote:Less than 4 weeks to go till the new season begins, Premier League that is anyway, what is the thing you most look forward to on the first game?

For me, after the years in the Championship with awful pitches throughout the winter, I love seeing the perfect pitch when you walk in for the first home game, knowing you have 9 months of drama ahead.
The pitch looks good for the last match now!

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by theroyaldyche » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:55 pm

Penalty to us in first game

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Hibsclaret » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:57 pm

Steve Bruce bringing his team to the Turf

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Hibsclaret » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:58 pm

TheFamilyCat wrote:The first VAR decision to go our way.

I think it will be sometime in April.
Likely to be April the first
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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Tall Paul » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:02 pm

More of this

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Clarets4me » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:06 pm

Goobs wrote:The newspaper headlines when we sneak a Champions League place on the final day of the season.
Aye, with goals from Ashley Barnes, and J-Rod ( stoppage time ) to relegate Brighton ! :D

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Post by FCBurnley » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:13 pm

First J`Rod goal at Turf
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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by houseboy » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:16 pm

I'm looking forward to seeing if we really are now an 'established top flight club'. I think we are but if we can survive another season (hopefully with ease) then I really think we can call ourselves established. An added bonus would be to see West 'Am get relegated and United miss out on a Champions League place (again). I do hope my second team Brighton do well :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by gawthorpe_view » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:19 pm

Beating Arsenal.
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Post by Local cricketer » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:21 pm

MACCA wrote:Back to being a grumpy arse, and flying off the handle when we dont get a result.

Been far too chilled and mellow with all the relaxing at the cricket I've been doing.

Lowerhouse v Burnley the same day as the Southampton match. Tough decisions to be made

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Lord Beamish » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:23 pm

Picking and choosing my games. No ST this year. I’ll probably end up attending most of Home Games anyway, but I’m looking forward to not feeling obliged to. I might have a trip around the stands, too. Being in the same seat for a decade has got a bit dull.

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by rob63 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:30 pm

Seeing McNeil score against Arsenal, with a further assist to give them something to look at.
OGS changing from fresh-faced young manager to Gollum's less attractive brother after a bad run of results.
Steve Bruce losing weight with worry in his new job- & Mike Ashley contentedly putting some on as he sells to the Russian Mafia.

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by jrgbfc » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:32 pm

Suppose there's always the hope that we could be a surprise package again like the year we finished 7th, or that we'll take the cups more seriously. Things will get dull very quickly if every season just ends up being a relegation battle.

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Goobs » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:42 pm

Local cricketer wrote:Lowerhouse v Burnley the same day as the Southampton match. Tough decisions to be made
Aye, do I wear my Black trainers or white ones to the football?

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by edison » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:02 pm

Actually getting to a few league games

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by ClaretTony » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:05 pm

Nothing specific. Just looking forward to the new season as I do every year. I know there will be ups and downs and I’ll get stressed out but really looking forward now and can’t wait for the first friendly on Saturday.

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by ZizkovClaret » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:06 pm

We are a bit of an unknown quantity until more players come in, if they do, so tbh my main anticipation isn't for us atm.

Im really curious how Chelsea will go about things with their ban, and finally giving a chance to several youngsters.

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by jrgbfc » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:46 pm

I think the League will be a bit different this year. City and Liverpool are miles ahead of everyone but I honestly think the likes of Everton and Leicester will really push Arsenal, Man United and Chelsea. I don't think come the end of the season it will be the usual suspects making up the top 6. I'd like to think if we strengthen in centre mid and McNeil stays fit we could be pushing for a top half finish.

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Post by Vegas Claret » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:49 pm

I look forward to us annoying the rest :)
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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by FCBurnley » Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:12 pm

Lord Beamish wrote:Picking and choosing my games. No ST this year. I’ll probably end up attending most of Home Games anyway, but I’m looking forward to not feeling obliged to. I might have a trip around the stands, too. Being in the same seat for a decade has got a bit dull.
Seems a strange decision unless its financial

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Bosscat » Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:21 pm

Season Card dropping through letterbox ;)


Then Southampton at home 1st match..... :D

I cannot wait.... :D :D

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by bfcjg » Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:06 pm

First pint of the season possibly in the Boot

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Lord Beamish » Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:07 pm

FCBurnley wrote:Seems a strange decision unless its financial
Not financial. Just fancied a change. I’m bored with sport in general; I didn’t watch a moment of the Cricket or Wimbledon. Burnley FC is my only real interest, sporting wise, but I’ve got loads of other stuff I want to do with my weekends, so it will no longer take priority.

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Ooogeorgeorgeoghani » Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:07 pm

McNeal McNeal McNeal and jays first game , oh and if Heaton goes pope just standing there catching balls like it's a training game

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Blackrod » Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:37 pm

Seeing more of McNeil and hopefully seeing Defour stringing a few games together and showing us some real quality.

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by JohnDearyMe » Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:05 pm

A few good days out at away grounds like Villa, Norwich and a few London ones hopefully
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Post by jojomk1 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:17 pm

Watching this guy called Defour - not sure if I got the name right

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by DomBFC1882 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:22 pm

Visiting Tottenhams new ground as well as seeing Jay in claret and blue again

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by yorkyclaret » Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:22 am

Bosscat wrote:Season Card dropping through letterbox ;)


Then Southampton at home 1st match..... :D

I cannot wait.... :D :D
Season card for me too, paid cash and didn't get a receipt.....

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by COBBLE » Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:29 am

Norwich, Sheffield United, Brighton, Palace, Villa, Bournemouth, Watford, Wolves, West Ham and now Newcastle.

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by westend2016 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:29 am

1st game v southampton
Jay rod scoring very late winner
Burnley on fire

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by joey13 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:32 am

Going to Turf Moor again (a thing I didn’t think was possible 6 months ago) :D
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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by dougcollins » Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:05 pm

Not fighting relegation again.

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by JohnMac » Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:28 pm

Lord Beamish wrote:Picking and choosing my games. No ST this year. I’ll probably end up attending most of Home Games anyway, but I’m looking forward to not feeling obliged to. I might have a trip around the stands, too. Being in the same seat for a decade has got a bit dull.
What about our post match summarising?
:lol:
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Post by Spijed » Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:53 pm

Looking forward to beating Arsenal!
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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Steve1956 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:15 pm

Meeting Factual Frank & Bosscat for a pint ;)

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by dougcollins » Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:15 pm

So long as you're buying!

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by RammyClaret61 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:58 am

My first visit to the Turf in over 4 years. Only my 2nd in 9 years!!

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Tribesmen » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:03 am

Funny in years gone by when I was very young the biggest thrill was getting into to the ground running up the stairs and taking my first look at the pitch which was always pristine , always a wow moment which I looked forward to . Simple times in the 60s I must say .
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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Carnsmerry12 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:36 am

Winning

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by claretonthecoast1882 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:51 am

RammyClaret61 wrote:My first visit to the Turf in over 4 years. Only my 2nd in 9 years!!

Part timer... being the other side of the world is a weak excuse :D

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Cirrus_Minor » Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:58 am

Hopefully a better start than last season.

Bring it on!!!

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by Stockbrokerbelt » Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:13 am

October when my air fares drop, fecking UK tourists.;)

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Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Post by RammyClaret61 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:14 am

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:Part timer... being the other side of the world is a weak excuse :D
I hang my head in shame. :(

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