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  1. 3TrueFans

    3TrueFans Well-Known Member

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    Not that Arsenal ever does anything in the Champion's League anyways, but the added funds are obviously helpful.
     
  2. CloneFan4

    CloneFan4 Well-Known Member

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    If Wenger isn't canned before next season I will be canceling my trip to the Emirates. I've gone full Paul Rhoads era apathy.
     
  3. srjclone

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    He will be. Don't cancel your trip.

    Already talks happening about bringing in Ernesto Valverde, apparently, which would be a good get for Arsenal if they can pull that off. Although I heard Barca is in contacts with him as well.

    Heard Max Allergi's name being thrown around as well.
     
  4. CloneFan4

    CloneFan4 Well-Known Member

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    They've been talking about bringing Allegri since January. I swear the British tabloids are 10x worse than ours.
     
  5. srjclone

    srjclone Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, agreed and it seems like there are about 10x as many. But The talks of Wenger being on the out seems to be all over everywhere, so I would think those hold a little bit more weight.
     
  6. BLRNerd

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    Brighton & Hove Albion are coming up officially. The fans rushed the field and everything.

    Newcastle and Huddersfield town are still duking it out over the other automatic promotion spot.

    I wish we had Pro/Rel for MLS but I don't think it'd improve quality as most people would think. I think it starts with the academies
     
  7. 3TrueFans

    3TrueFans Well-Known Member

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    Anyone see Bayern get bent over and f'd in the a by the ref/linesmen in the Champion's League yesterday?
     
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  8. WooClone15

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    I like Pro/Rel because it adds more excitement to the bottom of the league, but it also just solidifies the top part of the league and narrows down the number of teams that can win.
     
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  9. brett108

    brett108 Well-Known Member

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    The British sports press at this point is wondering what type of cash filled dump truck it would take to get him. At this point Juventus looks like the best club in the world. Looking at their stadium during the home stands, I don't think Arsenal can compete on anything but a checkbook.
     
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    coolerifyoudid Well-Known Member

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    Be careful, or you'll be carded for your comments and asked to leave CF for the next two days.
     
  11. WooClone15

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    Isn't Arsenal's first problem that they still have an offer for Arsene Wenger on the table? When I read articles on the BBC they mention that they offered him a new deal, has it ever been pulled?
     
  12. 3TrueFans

    3TrueFans Well-Known Member

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    Arsenal's 1st, 2nd and 3rd, problem is Stan Kroenke.
     
  13. WooClone15

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    Fair enough. I guess I just don't see the point in discussing whether you can even afford a coach if you've offered your current coach a contract extension
     
  14. ISUCY23

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    The academies should be the #1 priority and I think they are. They are starting to produce some quality players but I don't think it will really start to show for a few more years.

    Hell, FC Dallas's Academy just beat Evertons 5-0.
     
  15. BLRNerd

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    USL just announced a new D3, hopefully in the next 5-7 years there's a pro/rel system between USL Pro (Just got D2 Status)/likely merged NASL and D3 (Maybe the Menace could move up if they could afford the travel and player fees?) and shortly after that with MLS itself. (I think there will be a growing call for it in the next few years, especially if we have a bad showing or don't even qualify for Russia)
    I wouldn't jump the gun because these teams send their 3rd or 4th youth team essentially to face our 1st teams if I am correct but I think they'll drop the draft all together and then FC Dallas will really be a force to be reckoned with.

    (Didn't mean to hijack the thread like this sorry)

    I think Wenger's gone by the end of the season. Probably 6th behind Everton in 5th. With Leicester out of the UCL, it's likely Everton getting the UEL's automatic group spot but a UCL spot even if in the playoff would be huge, especially in keeping Lukaku and attract players that dream of playing in Europe
     
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    I'm stuck between rooting against my favorite club and telling myself that I should never root against them. I want Wenger gone so bad, but at the same time I don't trust this incompetent board to replace him with a better manager.

    In the mean time Paulo Dybala and Juventus are holding me over. Were the same age and I'm trying to find a job after graduation, while he's tearing Barca apart. Huge fan of his and Max Allegri.
     
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    Happy St. Totteringham's Day!
     
  18. WooClone15

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    I'm sure an actual Spurs fan could do better, but isn't today actually St. Kroenke Day?
     
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    St. Arse Day! COYS!
     
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