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  1. sensiblegreeny

    sensiblegreeny Well-Known Member
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    Think Zola resigned rather than was sacked. Who cares anyway. This is becoming the norm in football these days and is just another story in a very long line of stories at different clubs saying much the same thing. Can't understand why they hired Zola in the first place. Great player but crap manager as his previous suggests.
     
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    Derek Adams is already working on friendly pre-season matches for this summer......will be playing Cardiff at Home Park.....date to be confirmed.
     
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    Norwich beat Brighton 2-0 tonight......the stats show that they had no shots on target,

    BUT they twice hit the bar and got rebounds off the back of Brighton's goalkeeper Stockdale....both in the first half.....nothing stranger than fiction then facts.
     
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    Have you noticed how once a team is pronounced promoted they bleddy lose the next one.............:eek:
     
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    I don't think Derek Adams does flip flops.
     
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    Chelsea... 4-2...Spurs....what a great game of football......Spurs so unlucky at times......Chelsea so good at soaking pressure up and breaking out and scoring.....rather cruel on Spurs.
     
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    Thanks, I recorded that.......
     
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    Be my guest.....:rolleyes:
     
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    Just for once I heard a pundit come out with a fact of football. Janus was spouting about Spurs being the best team and being unlucky and all the usual stuff. Shearer then put him in his place by stating that the only stat that matters is the score and possession has nothing to do with that. It doesn't matter how much you have the ball it's what you do with it when you've got it. What have we been saying for the whole of the season other than exactly that. It was a decent game to watch for a change however so agree with that.
     
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    Yep I know Joe we dropped 2 points today. I'm gutted as well.........:grin:
     
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    yea was hoping for the 3 points and a spurs win . that was a good win for the bookies
     
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    Did anyone see the Jeff Stelling rant on the sky sports news channel today? I always watch that for the scores as they come in when Argyle are away. It was so funny in a way but also applaud worthy at the same time. When Hartlepool, where he was born and is apparently the club President. went one down to Barnet you could visably see he was upset. A bit later they went 2 down and Newport scored to climb above them. He was visably even more upset although he didn;t say anything at that time. However, when the final scores came in he went off on one against the current Manager. He was ranting about him resigning and if he wouldn't then he should be sacked. He stated he was quite prepared to either resign or be sacked from his President job for saying it but pleaded with Jones to get lost basically. I think two things with this. The first is I applaud the man who is quite high profile himself for sticking with his home town club when he could easily jump on a big club coat tails and secondly for being passionate enough to shout at the camera on screen with his opinion. You wouldn't get that on the good old beeb would you. Jeff Stelling I applaud you....<applause><applause><applause><applause><applause><applause><applause><applause><applause>
     
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    I see Stelling got his wish.

    Went to Home Park and bought two season tickets today. Oh sorry "memberships". Quite what I'm a member of I'm not sure but still. Emailed No.1 son with the tidings he is going to Argyle again next season and he was overcome with emotion. He cried......:D
     
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    I did inquire a couple of years back.....why isn't there some form of membership....that isn't just linked to buying a "season" ticket or just buying the odd ticket now and again ?.

    Being an exile I find it far easier to buy tickets from the away club.....no waffling around and having to wait until the last minute to be eligible.....go online and just buy there and then......and they follow you up later on to keep you informed.

    Next season could be a good one for me....with maybe 4 games to go to.....Charlton, Millwall ?, Wimbledon, Gillingham....just hope none of them are mid-week especially the Charlton one...because of my son and grandson (school the next morning) being fans.
     
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