So who do you fancy in the playoffs

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So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by tiger76 » Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:49 pm

First legs:

Swansea City v Brentford (18:30 BST, Sunday)

Cardiff City v Fulham (19:45 BST, Monday)

Second legs:

Brentford v Swansea City (19:45 BST, Wednesday)

Fulham v Cardiff City (19:45 BST, Thursday)

Play-off final to be played at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday 4 August.

Quick turnaround with the 1st leg being on Sunday, you have to wonder if Swansea will do a Wycombe, they squeezed into the playoffs and went all the way, and they've got the Momentum behind them.

An all South Wales final anybody? Brentford have gone off the boil, and Fulham are brittle at the best of times.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by mdd2 » Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:52 pm

Got to fancy the Swans as Brentford have just imploded
Cardiff too on a better run than Fulham over last three but not last 5 games

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by RalphCoatesComb » Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:54 pm

Brentford to come good.

Nice to see Forest bottled it :lol:
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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by dougcollins » Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:57 pm

A Cardiff/Swansea final will make the boys in blue relieved we're in lockdown.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by FCBurnley » Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:32 pm

Who do Rovers play ? Can’t find it on LET
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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by tybfc » Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:38 pm

Get Brentford up. New ground.
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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by FactualFrank » Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:49 pm

Fulham and Brentford are the better teams, but they're also bigger bottlers than Cardiff and Swansea.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by Rowls » Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:04 am

36.84% of Notts Forrest fans thought they'd win the play offs.

The poll is now closed (hahahaha) but you can still view it on their forum.

http://www.forestforum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=48866
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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by CnBtruntru » Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:39 am

Nott Forrest anyway :o
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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by CnBtruntru » Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:40 am

All Welsh final and Cardiff to come up

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by Rowls » Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:46 am

From twitter:

Play offs?

Nottinthem Forrest.
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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by SGr » Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:49 am

I think Fulham will win the play offs. Right blend of experience, quality and form.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by Woodleyclaret » Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:48 am

Swansea they are on a roll and will go up

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by BenWickes » Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:51 am

Momentum is with Swansea but I'd like little Brentford to have a little crack at the Premier League.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by TheFamilyCat » Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:17 am

SGr wrote:
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:49 am
I think Fulham will win the play offs. Right blend of experience, quality and form.
Hope they do, I have a bet riding on them.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by bobinho » Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:19 am

Whoever is likely to be the weakest next season....

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by agreenwood » Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:46 am

I think Cardiff will go up now. They’ve been consistent since the restart.

It’ll be interesting to see how the promoted sides do. The points tallies required to clinch automatic promotion and a play off berth were relatively low by recent standards. Some will say this points to what a competitive league it is, but I wonder if it’s just been a very poor standard this season.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by Spike » Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:51 am

Anyone but the Welsh! It’s the English Premier League !

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by TheFamilyCat » Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:51 am

agreenwood wrote:
Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:46 am
I think Cardiff will go up now. They’ve been consistent since the restart.

It’ll be interesting to see how the promoted sides do. The points tallies required to clinch automatic promotion and a play off berth were relatively low by recent standards. Some will say this points to what a competitive league it is, but I wonder if it’s just been a very poor standard this season.
I won't pretend I've watched a lot of Championship football last season but every time I have seen it, it's been poor.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by Burnley1989 » Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:53 am

Hopefully Brenford

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by KateR » Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:21 pm

I have no idea how any of the teams are playing so based purely on I have never seen them and (hopefully) they will be the weakest with zero experience in the PL I hope Brentford come up.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by NickBFC » Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:52 pm

Would like to see Brentford do it. If they don't, you would have to fear losing 3-5 players this summer if you were a bees fan. Think Swansea or Brentford will do it.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by ClaretTony » Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:54 pm

I wouldn’t back against an all Welsh final with Cardiff winning.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by Ric_C » Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:02 pm

Just my observation:

Swansea acted as though they won the world cup last night. Not a good sign (see Derby last season)

Brentford, flat track bullies who seem to have no mental strength when the going gets tough. Total bottlers

My gut feeling is for Cardiff, as they have the experience and are in good form.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by Burnley Ace » Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:20 pm

Ric_C wrote:
Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:02 pm
Just my observation:

Swansea acted as though they won the world cup last night. Not a good sign (see Derby last season)

Brentford, flat track bullies who seem to have no mental strength when the going gets tough. Total bottlers

My gut feeling is for Cardiff, as they have the experience and are in good form.
To be fair to Swansea they did! Don’t think many people expected Forest to lose 4-1 and them to win by the same score!

It’s a quick turnaround and the team in 3rd that has just missed out often seems to suffer.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by FactualFrank » Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:21 pm

I think Fulham will win it, but I hope they don't.

I'd prefer Swansea/Cardiff to win, but would also settle for Brentford.

So basically, anybody but Fulham.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by Rowls » Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:24 pm

Rooting for Brentford.

New club to the Premier Land (leaving PNE as perennial bridesmaids), highly unlikely to succeed, possible easy 6 points and also potentially a new ground.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by jrgbfc » Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:54 pm

Think Brentford peaked a bit too early. Fancy Cardiff now, going into the games on a bit of a roll.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by tiger76 » Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:16 pm

Brentford & Fulham have lost every must win game this season, so why would it be any different in the pressure cooker of the playoffs.

And both might be suffering a hangover after coming so close, whereas for Cardiff & Swansea it's effectively a free hit, i'd guess at a Cardiff-Swansea final. Who wins out of that duo pass, i can see it going to ET and maybe even pens, they're very closely matched.

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by Tribesmen » Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:00 pm

BenWickes wrote:
Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:51 am
Momentum is with Swansea but I'd like little Brentford to have a little crack at the Premier League.
Spot on

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by SGr » Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:38 pm

SGr wrote:
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:49 am
I think Fulham will win the play offs. Right blend of experience, quality and form.
:D

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by Wile E Coyote » Wed Aug 05, 2020 9:20 am

Fulham in extra time

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by Wellsy1882 » Wed Aug 05, 2020 9:37 am

I also fancy fulham to win 2-1 in extra time

What times it start tonight?

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Re: So who do you fancy in the playoffs

Post by Wile E Coyote » Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:11 am

might be wrong, but got a sneaky feeling Brentfords keeper will let them down. I had a premonition he will turn into Coco the clown and do one of those comedic dives, about ten minutes after the ball goes in the net.

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