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Re: Season 2019/2020 Football

Is this the much vaunted non league football that MrK is always championing.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50114848
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Is this the much vaunted non league football that MrK is always championing.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50114848
Sadly it does not matter what pyramid of football it is as its just another depressing example of racism and prejudice which as we know is endemic in certain parts of European football but sadly is just as endemic here in the football pyramid.
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Is this the much vaunted non league football that MrK is always championing.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50114848
Trouble is Yeovil are recently ex football league and have bought their neanderthals with them.

I on the other hand enjoyed an excellent FACup tie, its always good to win away and be in the First Round Proper
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Football is very quickly heading (no pun intended) towards games being played behind closed doors, with TV rights being the winner.

They won't even need refs and linesmen (sorry, line persons) because VAR is proving to be so successful
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Football is very quickly heading (no pun intended) towards games being played behind closed doors, with TV rights being the winner.

They won't even need refs and linesmen (sorry, line persons) because VAR is proving to be so successful
Let's face the crowds are unecessary, and could be CGI'd in. Or maybe live feeds from folks on their sofa...
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Let's face the crowds are unecessary, and could be CGI'd in. Or maybe live feeds from folks on their sofa...

. . yeah, a sort of 'football gogglebox' type show, 37 people crowded at one end of the room, drinking beer and swearing
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Football is very quickly heading (no pun intended) towards games being played behind closed doors, with TV rights being the winner.

They won't even need refs and linesmen (sorry, line persons) because VAR is proving to be so successful
Its strange how VAR works far better in European football but alas when it comes to Britain we make a complete pigs ear of it..
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A draw just about the right result today, a much better performance made Liverpool look quite ordinary for most of the game. Some tired legs in last 20 minutes but overall a big improvement.
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A draw just about the right result today, a much better performance made Liverpool look quite ordinary for most of the game. Some tired legs in last 20 minutes but overall a big improvement.
Well not losing is an improvement, I'll give you that . As for tired legs, professionals or overpaid lightweights?
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A draw just about the right result today, a much better performance made Liverpool look quite ordinary for most of the game. Some tired legs in last 20 minutes but overall a big improvement.
We were poor today so a point is a point gained rather then points lost.

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Well not losing is an improvement, I'll give you that . As for tired legs, professionals or overpaid lightweights?
Its a short career old boy with no guarantee of a decent living when they finish their career.
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When you have less than 35% possession you do tend to have to run about a bit. Also constant fouling can slow you down, check out the fouls against stat.
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Its a short career old boy with no guarantee of a decent living when they finish their career.
If you're a Premiership footballer you'll never need to work again.

Granted, in semi-pro football it's a real dilemma whether to go full time or not, particularly if they already have a good career. It's a big risk.
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