The rise and fall of Andrea Ranocchia

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  1. Bum_Chinned_Crab

    Bum_Chinned_Crab Well-Known Member

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    I really don't know why you're making out I'll do a massive backtrack, cos I never have. Surely one thing all posters agree on - whether they think I'm massive **** or just a minor **** - is that I voice my opinions and stick to them.
     
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    Don't know if this has been aired previously but I'll not apologise if I'm late to the party because it made me laugh.

    Matt Dean.

    Great interview by @bbcburnsy with #hcafc's Andrea Ranocchia:

    Burnsy: Tell us about your journey, how did you get here?

    AR: By plane.
     
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    <laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh>

    That bastard kempton better not copy me.
     
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    Played more like an international than his partner today IMO.
     
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    Thought they both did alright to be honest. Harry wasn't at his best passing wise but he was defensively strong as always.

    Although you were clearly the better side, I thought three goals was a bit flattering.
     
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  6. 6.3Mr.CityManHatrecurring

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    Rannochia left the door wide open for their first. He's probably have got a slap for doing that on the park with his mates. At premier league level... astonishing.
     
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    So did Elmo and Markovic, shocking defending all round. Though Ranocchia was poor today, Vardy had him every time.
     
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    I dunno, I thought we deserved to win by two.

    Albrighton missed a sitter and if Okazaki reacts to Vardy's cross he has a tap in.

    Truth be told though there were not really that many chances in the game.
     
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    In the five minutes running up to their third goal, it actually looked like 2-2 was more likely than 3-1, even if it would have been undeserved.

    Though had we scored, they'd have probably turned it on and got another anyway.
     
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    Just reading an article that says Nokia might go to Chelsea this summer..
     
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    If we go down he won't be staying with us, I don't think it matters. If we do somehow manage to survive, he'll have played a part in a pretty impressive feat in football so he'll be gone anyway.
     
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    Nokia to Chelsea? <laugh>

    He's been better than the catastrophe Bummers and his inter chummers led us to believe, but he still always seems a heartbeat away from Paul McShane and has made quite a few gaffs.

    I don't think anyone will be queuing up to sign him in the summer.
     
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    Similarly daft to Abel's comments when he first came here. Milan gets significantly more rain than Hull on average. And is there anywhere in the world with greater availability of different cuisines than the UK? On a footballer's salary, you could have whatever pasta you wanted.
     
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  15. Bum_Chinned_Crab

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    Most UK residents who emigrate to Australia do so for the weather, yet Sydney gets significantly more rainfall than London. Work that one out.

    And as for the pasta, I assume he means from a good restaurant. There are some nice Italian eateries in Leeds but I'm not sure how authentic they are.
     
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  16. City Man

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    Milan, or Milano as the locals call it, has significant smog/air pollution issues, necessitating the old 'targhe alternative' in winter like so many Italian cities. They may get more sun in summer but they get very little wind, so the exhaust fumes build up. Perhaps he's missing the 'Colpo Grosso' stripping housewives tv show ?

    As for Italian cuisine, he could do a lot worse than 'Pizza Peepers' down SBW.
     
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    That's easy, there's more to weather than rainfall and the weather in Sydney is a lot better than the weather in London. In fact, they're not even close.
     
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    That is what get's me about supporters like you. You never see it objectively
     
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  19. AKCJ

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    How do you mean?
     
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    To get back to the OP, I think Nokia's been a real good signing. OK he's made the odd mistake, who hasn't, but I think he's well in credit and will be sought after in the summer. Maybe not Chelsea but some other team better than us, I'd put my money on Liverpool.
     
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