Victims of a Campaign- The Other Footy Teams Thread

Discussion in 'Arsenal' started by GunneRy, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. AEAAFC96

    AEAAFC96 Member+

    Mar 27, 2006
    NYC
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    So Jorginho winning the European Cup with Chelsea and the Euros with Italy means jack and s**t, eh?
     
  2. TitoTata

    TitoTata Member+

    Jun 26, 2014
    Both teams got real lucky when it mattered tbh
     
  3. NorthBank

    NorthBank Member+

    Arsenal; NYRB
    United States
    Mar 29, 2006
    Connecticut
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Ragnick confirmed today by ManUre. But he still waiting for work papers so his involvement in our match Thursday is still slightly up in the air.
     
  4. Jamooky

    Jamooky Member+

    Mar 24, 2006
    Cleveland, OH USA
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Juve back in the shit? hmmmm
     
  5. And_ROOS

    And_ROOS Member+

    Dec 30, 2006
    Melbourne, Aus
    You mean I might get to see them relegated twice? Nice :D
     
  6. The Jitty Slitter

    The Jitty Slitter Moderator
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    Bayern München
    Germany
    Jul 23, 2004
    Club:
    FC Sankt Pauli
    Nat'l Team:
    New Zealand
    Swiss Ramble reviewed the Real financials

    Short version, despite dumb mistakes like signing Hazard and the Bale albatross, Real are in great shape all things considered. Basically (like Man Utd) they are a cash generating machine, and also raised a tonne of money via sales.

    So basically they will likely emerge strongly from the pandemic 20/21 shock whereas Barca are in huge trouble
     
  7. DutchCane

    DutchCane Member+

    Apr 6, 2004
    New York, New York
    Barca are going out and making bids for pure optics because financially they're in shambles for at least 3 more seasons. Madrid are fine, same as United. I expect them to be active shoppers this summer.
     
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  8. yossarian

    yossarian Moderator
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    Jun 16, 1999
    Big City Blinking
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I prefer a swooning divan --- sounds fancier.
    :D
     
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  9. And_ROOS

    And_ROOS Member+

    Dec 30, 2006
    Melbourne, Aus
    Saw it confirmed Carrick in charge for the Arsenal game.
     
  10. GunnerJacket

    GunnerJacket Moderator
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    Sep 18, 2003
    Gainesville, GA
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Wouldst thou settle for a reeling chaise?
     
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  11. nicephoras

    nicephoras A very stable genius

    Fucklechester Rangers
    Jul 22, 2001
    Eastern Seaboard of Yo! Semite
    :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO: I've missed the Arsenal forum. (Not really, but you know what I mean.)
     
  12. And_ROOS

    And_ROOS Member+

    Dec 30, 2006
    Melbourne, Aus
    Ciaran Clark does a stupid and gets a straight red early for Newcastle.

    Surely Norwich get a win. They have a half against 10 man Toon.
     
  13. TitoTata

    TitoTata Member+

    Jun 26, 2014
    You can never tell these days !

    I don’t actually think that Fraser is any great loss ..they have St Maxi and Shelvey so anything is possible..

    Even Joelinton seems reborn now he’s actually scored a goal :)
     
  14. And_ROOS

    And_ROOS Member+

    Dec 30, 2006
    Melbourne, Aus
    Its a real shame Amazon is doing All or Nothing Arsenal and not Nothing or Nothing Newcastle.
    Great goal from Pukki though.
     
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  15. daedalus

    daedalus Member+

    Apr 24, 2004
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    saint maximin feels like an insane equalizer for situation like that. dude can make crazy shit happen.

    joelinton feels like he could be interesting wide but seems generally terrible up front.
     
  16. daedalus

    daedalus Member+

    Apr 24, 2004
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    not trying to argue with you because i genuinely don't know and swiss ramble shit goes over my head . . .

    but is barca not also a cash generating machine? i mean, i get that real have managed to raise more funds via sales than barca in recent time but is the difference that big?
     
  17. AEAAFC96

    AEAAFC96 Member+

    Mar 27, 2006
    NYC
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    They pretty much have the Mbappe jersey all sewn up tbh.
     
  18. AEAAFC96

    AEAAFC96 Member+

    Mar 27, 2006
    NYC
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    £60 Million for a forward who can't score in front of goal.

    Ashley was a fool.
     
  19. AEAAFC96

    AEAAFC96 Member+

    Mar 27, 2006
    NYC
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Forgot to mention: RIP Ray Kennedy. Part of Arsenal's '71 double winners, then helped Liverpool become European titans later in the decade.
     
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  20. daedalus

    daedalus Member+

    Apr 24, 2004
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    motherfu . . . . i had heard that he was their record signing but, holy shit, that's a lot of money.

    i sort of feel like they have some nice pieces that they could work with/around to create a viable team that can promote back to premier league in a year or two. i wonder how much room howe will have to just clean house.

    it's so weird. i've always had a soft spot for them because i like how dedicated their fan-base is and they just have that . . . plucky-team-that-never-could feel. but it's so damn hard to root for a club with that ownership.

    and that's a mouthful given ours is owned by the damn waltons.
     
  21. Bluto11

    Bluto11 The sky is falling!

    May 16, 2003
    Chicago, IL
     
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  22. The Jitty Slitter

    The Jitty Slitter Moderator
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    Bayern München
    Germany
    Jul 23, 2004
    Club:
    FC Sankt Pauli
    Nat'l Team:
    New Zealand
    Interesting in the Bundesliga big teams have this attitude when they go down - but then they discover 2BL is extremely competitive and a BL1 throw the cash around strategy doesn't work very well vs organic, efficient teams that have been well constructed. I do wonder if it would be that easy for Bone Saw FC in the championship with a lack of glamour and plenty of decent sides.
     
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  23. AEAAFC96

    AEAAFC96 Member+

    Mar 27, 2006
    NYC
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I mean, I get the going rate for strikers and all but, when you pay that much quid and they can't hit a barn door with a machine gun, you question who the hell is doing the scouting over there.

    I mean, I remember watching some Newcastle games when Sir Bobby Robson managed and Shearer was banging in the goals for fun. When that team can play that place is a fortress; even Man U had tough games there.

    Ashley's cheapness may just doom them this season; they may have to win 7 or more games/get at least a point in 2/3rds of their remaining games just to hit 40 points and possibly stay up.
     
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  24. NorthBank

    NorthBank Member+

    Arsenal; NYRB
    United States
    Mar 29, 2006
    Connecticut
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    #28324 NorthBank, Dec 1, 2021
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2021
    Just watched the Merseyside Derby. Liverpool are… just. too. good.

    Oh, and Rafa’s Everton suck.
     
  25. Tonerl

    Tonerl Member+

    Arsenal
    May 10, 2006
    Cincinnati, OH
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Everton have spent a ton of money to transform themselves into Everton.
     

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