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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby Gaucho on Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:25 pm

I'd add Ecuador, Costa Rica and England.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby slappybrown on Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:52 pm

Gaucho wrote:I'd add Ecuador, Costa Rica and England.

Ha, very nice.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby columbia on Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:23 am

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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby largegarlic on Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:17 pm

columbia wrote:http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/nov/18/qatar-accidental-vagina-stadium-al-wakrah-world-cup-stadium


I saw that on the Daily Show. This Qatar World Cup just keeps getting more and more ridiculous. Now we're looking at a World Cup played in October/November in genitalia-shaped stadiums in a country with no real soccer history, a record of tolerance of abuse of women and LGBT persons, use of quasi-slave labor, and a ban on public alcohol consumption. I can't believe the FIFA higher-ups can keep re-affirming their intentions to have the WC there with straight faces.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby IamtheWaris on Thu Nov 21, 2013 3:45 pm

An Qatar's national team is brutal so they will be stealing a spot from a good team. They were the worst team in Fifa '95.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby Avyran on Fri Nov 22, 2013 10:29 am

Enjoyable interview with Santi Cazorla:
Cesc describes it perfectly. It's not as tactical in England. The first line of pressure is incredible: everyone comes at you, fast, strong, intense but, if you can play two or three quick passes, it opens up. You get space in that three-quarters position you don't get in Spain. I enjoy it; Mesut will too.
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People see those details, the goals and assists but players like Flamini are vital: balance, positioning, intelligence. Flamini is like a coach on the pitch, he runs all game, he's intense, well positioned. It's not coincidence.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby Gaucho on Sat Nov 23, 2013 8:05 am

Pretty nice free kick by El Arseholo.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby Rocco on Sat Nov 23, 2013 8:51 am

Someone will have to explain to me why Mirallas wasn't sent off.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby largegarlic on Sat Nov 23, 2013 9:32 am

This is a pretty good game. Is Deulofeu starting for Everton now? He seems like he's going to be really good.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby Gaucho on Sat Nov 23, 2013 9:34 am

Feet of Stones.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby Rocco on Sat Nov 23, 2013 9:38 am

Crap, was hoping that Old Trafford rules would be in effect and the linesman wouldn't notice Sturridge was a mile offside. Fun match.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby Rocco on Sat Nov 23, 2013 9:39 am

Hopefully Joe Allen is never seen again. A functional back-line would be nice.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby WDWBurghGooner on Sat Nov 23, 2013 10:20 am

Dortmund face Bayern later today without their first choice back four, good luck with that.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby Avyran on Sat Nov 23, 2013 10:25 am

Rocco wrote:Someone will have to explain to me why Mirallas wasn't sent off.

Foul in question:
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I'd say because Suarez, but I dunno.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby WDWBurghGooner on Sat Nov 23, 2013 10:35 am

High and studs showing, red card every day of the week. I'd say it is only bc of Suarez and his "boy who cried wolf syndrome".
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby largegarlic on Sat Nov 23, 2013 10:38 am

What a ridiculous play by Boruc.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby Avyran on Sat Nov 23, 2013 12:00 pm

Meanwhile, this WAS a red card. Seriously. (Horrible quality of GIF, but oh well.)
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby WDWBurghGooner on Sat Nov 23, 2013 2:27 pm

Dortmund 0 - Bayern 3.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby Avyran on Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:52 am

Posting this instead of watching the City / Tottenham rout of a game.

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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby columbia on Sun Nov 24, 2013 12:48 pm

That was exciting.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby Rocco on Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:27 am

The heat map for Roberto Soldado in the Spurs/City game:
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He had to kick off 7 times.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby Ossa on Mon Nov 25, 2013 3:20 pm

@937Phillips

Breaking news on @PghRiverhounds team with be affiliate of @HoustonDynamo & new PDL team in 2014. Press Conf Tue @ 10am at @HighmarkStadium

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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby WDWBurghGooner on Mon Nov 25, 2013 3:30 pm

So what does that announcement mean?
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby largegarlic on Mon Nov 25, 2013 3:45 pm

WDWBurghGooner wrote:So what does that announcement mean?


I'm not sure either, but my guess, based on a Penguins analogy, is this: the Riverhounds are becoming Houston's WBS, and a new team is being created to become the Riverhounds' Wheeling.

If right, that would be pretty cool. Having MLS prospects in need of playing time should boost the quality of the Riverhounds. I'm not sure what this means (if anything) for their long-term MLS ambitions.
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Re: LGP Futbol Thread - (CL, EPL, Serie A, Liga, 2014 World

Postby Ossa on Mon Nov 25, 2013 3:47 pm

WDWBurghGooner wrote:So what does that announcement mean?


1. The Pittsburgh Riverhounds are now affiliated with Houston Dynamo.
2. Pittsburgh will have a PDL team next year.

Edit: largegarlic has it right. For example, this year Orlando was affiliated with Sporting Kansas City. Dom Dwyer had a huge start to the season with Orlando and ended up being called up to Sporting KC and this weekend he scored the game winner to get to the MLS Cup final. Also, CJ Sapong (2011 MLS rookie of the year) had a rough year and ended up playing quite a few games with Orlando. CJ Sapong also scored a goal in the Eastern Conf Final for SKC this weekend. So it provides some unique opportunities for the Riverhounds.
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