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BennyCake

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Re: The official Premier League 2018/19 Thread
« Reply #45 on: August 09, 2018, 05:38:44 PM »
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Re: The official Premier League 2018/19 Thread
« Reply #46 on: August 09, 2018, 06:18:03 PM »
Did anything remotely interesting happen on deadline day? I've been watching the golf how did Sky cope?

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Re: The official Premier League 2018/19 Thread
« Reply #47 on: August 09, 2018, 06:21:47 PM »
Everton probably did the best signing Bernard, Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes.

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Re: The official Premier League 2018/19 Thread
« Reply #48 on: August 09, 2018, 06:43:06 PM »
Whatever about today Wolves did by far the best business of any of the EPL teams this summer. They even added a Belgian international in Dendoncker today to cap it off. And the prices they got were pretty much excellent all round too. And bar Rui Patrico (who isn’t old for a keeper anyways) and Joao Mourthio at 31 they’re all young high potential buys. And with so many Portuguese players it should help integrate the additions faster than they could otherwise expect.

Wolves ain’t aiming to be a basement dweller this time.
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Re: The official Premier League 2018/19 Thread
« Reply #49 on: August 09, 2018, 07:31:27 PM »
Paddy Power on the Most annoying pundits

https://news.paddypower.com/football/2018/08/09/revealed-six-football-pundits-tv/

6) Paul Merson

Annoying for several reasons, but probably the most mild offender on our list. Merson – or ‘Merse’, if you’re a massive spanner – can still rile you up on a weekly basis. His occasional lapse of knowledge and uninformed aside is enough on its own to irk the viewer. Combine those with the forced aura of hilarity that seems to surround him now and you’ve got yourself a recipe for some serious TV-out-the-window antics. Perhaps we’re going easy on him here putting him sixth, but Merse truly is one annoying sod. He’s lucky not to have made the top five.

5) Kevin Kilbane

It’s the hair, the voice, the slight lack of anything resembling footballing substance. Quite the coup for Kilbane, mind, making our list. It’s probably the first thing that the fella’s achieved in his whole career. Congrats, Kev, and thank us later. We’ve given you something to say. Rejoice, tamely: making the top five is a big deal.

4) Chris Kamara

Don’t take it personally, but Kamara is infuriating. Following the infamous “I don’t know, Jeff” moment, he’s become a series of jarring sound bites now. It’s the ‘tache, the faux confusion and the nickname that do it, though the list could go on and on. The squeaky voiced Northerner deserves his place on here with pride.

3) Charlie Nicholas

Okay, we’ll be honest now, it’s the voice. Nicholas is as bearable as football pundits can be but, for Christ’s sake, someone fiddle with the auto-tune. Yelps of high pitched excitement fly from the bloke’s mouth and scorch the air like a helium-filled Catherine Wheel whenever any-thing remotely exciting happens on those mysterious, hidden screens of Soccer Saturday. Mix in a bit of Martin Keown and Nicholas would be a treat to listen to.

2) Chris Sutton

Sutton is confrontational, conflicting and curt on screen when covering Scottish football. His eagerness to pick a fight with fellow pundits or lambaste the next victim in his sights is, at times, painfully awkward and leads to several on-air bust-ups that can leave viewers wincing. He annoys in that he seems so c**k-sure of his own convictions whilst failing repeatedly to hear the flip side to them. Should he calm down a notch and bring his floating ego closer to earth, we may just bump him down our list. Now there’s some incentive, Chrissy.

1) Michael Owen

Just Google some of the absolute clangers that have rung from this chap’s mouth. Most of Owen’s quotes have felt beyond parody but real highlights include, “that shot is impossible. I saw Yaya Toure do it once”, “if there’s a bit of rain about, it makes the surface wet”, and “whichever team scores more goals usually wins.” We listen to these professionals for insight into football, but Owen chats so regularly from a certain location which lacks our nearest star’s beaming rays that he merits making this list. His depth of thought is just that little bit too deep for us simple telly-watchers, we don’t want to get lost in the mysteries of why water is wet.

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Re: The official Premier League 2018/19 Thread
« Reply #50 on: August 10, 2018, 10:17:55 AM »
Fantasy league this year?
Created one here if anyone is interested

https://fantasy.premierleague.com
Code: 4024684-899565

Boycey

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Re: The official Premier League 2018/19 Thread
« Reply #51 on: August 10, 2018, 11:02:57 AM »
I'm in, don't forget to join the prediction league too...

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Re: The official Premier League 2018/19 Thread
« Reply #52 on: August 10, 2018, 12:46:04 PM »
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Re: The official Premier League 2018/19 Thread
« Reply #53 on: August 10, 2018, 04:05:17 PM »
Fantasy league this year?
Created one here if anyone is interested

https://fantasy.premierleague.com
Code: 4024684-899565
Only 6 so far. Anyone else?

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Re: The official Premier League 2018/19 Thread
« Reply #54 on: Today at 05:54:05 PM »
Chelsea mean business this year! Arsenal are at the minute woefully out classed
Anything I post is not the view of the County Board!! Nobody died in the making of this post ;-)

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Re: The official Premier League 2018/19 Thread
« Reply #55 on: Today at 06:03:54 PM »
Chelsea mean business this year! Arsenal are at the minute woefully out classed

Two awful sitters missed by Arsenal. The first the worst because Chelsea made it 2-0 within seconds of that miss.

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Re: The official Premier League 2018/19 Thread
« Reply #56 on: Today at 06:12:42 PM »
Arsenal level now and could or should be ahead. The defending by both sides isn't top four stuff.

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Re: The official Premier League 2018/19 Thread
« Reply #57 on: Today at 06:19:59 PM »
Chelsea mean business this year!

Don't see it at all.
I wanna have my kicks before the whole shithouse goes up in flames.