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Offline Wandarah

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Passionate maybe classless never.

 That ref should go back to kiddies footy

 Go Barca!!!!


Yelling 'Fucking disgrace!!!!' into TV cameras while you're a wide eyed loon wearing jandals and making threatening gestures like a drunken holiday-maker to the ref is pretty classless imo.

Reply #50 Posted: May 08, 2009, 08:05:59 pm
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Chelsea knocked out, hurrah!

Still one of the worst ref performances I've ever seen, at least 3 stone cold penalties - and the pyschotic reaction of Drogba and Co after the game was typical of those bunch of classless twats.

Great game!

Get in Henry!

It was a total disgrace by the ref! I was a 50/50 neutral for the Chelski Barca match, but Chelsea were 100% hard done by, even the Barca players had a massive go at the ref at half time.

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Yelling 'Fucking disgrace!!!!' into TV cameras while you're a wide eyed loon wearing jandals and making threatening gestures like a drunken holiday-maker to the ref is pretty classless imo.

You must admit, when Drogba turned around - just before he swore at the camera, the camera angle looked pretty cool.

However, I think Barca v Mancs is the best possible outcome for the grandfinal out of the remaining 4, followed by Chelsea V Arsenal.

Simply because for one, it isn't just two English teams, which would end up being similar to the FA cup, or the EPL. Also, Barca is an extremely strong team, and at the moment, Man U are pretty well dominating the EPL, so I think it would have been safe to have bet on Man U winning if they played Chelsea, and to be honest, I don't think Arsenal really had a chance considering our current form and field.

I am only afraid as I think it is quite a possibility that we/Arsenal could lose names such as Fabregas, Adebayor, Van Persie, or even the real young players, who have large potential to become something big in the next 1-5 years. We don't need to lose players, we need to train them all up, including the currently out of form top guns, such as the ones whom I mentioned earlier.

The thing that annoys me the most about Arsenal at the moment, is it seems as though the team just does not co-operate too well, if you Youtube search names such as Eduardo, Van Persie, Fabregas, Nasri, Rosicky (sure it's not his fault that he isn't playing at the mo), they all have pages and pages of videos outlining their best, and of course their worst, and looking at those videos shows how awesome they can be, but they are massively under performing at the moment. Which annoys me greatly.
In the game against Man U, Adebayor did not have one shot! RVP only had one or two, even Bendtner and Vela both racked up more goals each than RVP and Ade had combined, which is disgraceful.

I do still believe in Arsene, but I think if by the end of next season, if we are not title contenders, or at least contending for any form of trophy, then he and the whole team should re-consider their management team.

Reply #51 Posted: May 09, 2009, 12:57:54 am

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lol @ the supporters on the news 2day saying theyre gonna hunt done and murder the Norwegian ref. sorry pack of pricks !!

Reply #52 Posted: May 09, 2009, 01:39:00 am
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Chelsea 4 - Arsenal 1

You beauty :rnr::rnr::rnr::rnr::rnr:

LOL at all the neg rep. Harden up pussies

Reply #53 Posted: May 11, 2009, 07:37:27 am

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I was happy with how Arsenal played in the 4-1 defeat, we didn't give up until the final whistle had blown, we were just horrible at finishing, especially Walcott.

Now, onto the Champs League.

I'm going for Barcelona but I think it will be extremely difficult for them to win it.

I think if it goes to 1-1 by half time Barca will take it, but they have to score first.  However, I think the odds are definitely going Man U's way, and I think Man U can easily take it if they play as well as they have been.

Reply #54 Posted: May 27, 2009, 04:06:35 pm

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Tommy Smyth needs to shut up.

Reply #55 Posted: May 28, 2009, 07:55:01 am

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man in the first few minutes Man u looked superior

then Barca's first chance and eto'o goooooooooooooooooooaaaaaaaalllll

Changed the whole game.

watched the first half at home watching the rest on justintv

edit: just checked back and 2-0 now hahahahhahahahahh

Reply #56 Posted: May 28, 2009, 08:21:41 am

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Yep was a good game. Man they are strong through the mid field.

Good effort from man U tho and hats of to Sir Alex, another stella year.

Bring on the FA Cup!!  

GO CHELSEA

Reply #57 Posted: May 28, 2009, 09:24:24 am

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Burra ftl :(

Reply #58 Posted: May 28, 2009, 09:46:19 am

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yeah bl

southgate didnt have the resources he really wanted i suppose

Reply #59 Posted: May 28, 2009, 10:17:08 am

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Yeah I guess so. I hope they keep him on tbh, see how he goes for another season. Shame guys like Alves didn't really fire like they should have and it sucked having Downing out for the last few matches too :(

Reply #60 Posted: May 28, 2009, 01:44:50 pm

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Where's Cake - Sydney?

Reply #61 Posted: May 28, 2009, 03:05:57 pm
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Gutted.....would have loved to watch them lift the european cup again, but hats off to barca, they totally outplayed United on the day, always next year

Reply #62 Posted: May 28, 2009, 05:06:44 pm

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on topic.
lmao at the poor manU supporters . your bubble anit that big


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Where's Cake - Sydney?


wtf ? and who are u to me and why would I be in sydney ? explain please

Reply #63 Posted: May 29, 2009, 11:51:38 pm
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I just chucked $300 on Chelsea for tonight. :)

Odds are heaps low at $1.67 but oh well, I am almost 100% confident that they will win.

Reply #64 Posted: May 30, 2009, 02:34:55 pm

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I was happy with how Arsenal played in the 4-1 defeat, we didn't give up until the final whistle had blown, we were just horrible at finishing, especially Walcott.


Oh sweet, which one were you?

Reply #65 Posted: May 30, 2009, 05:43:01 pm

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Oh sweet, which one were you?


Most people call me Arshavin, but I prefer to be called Andrei.

Not sure about you nub Kiwi's, but in Australia at least, we consider supporters to be the extra player, as a team playing at their home stadium with full crowd support/ cheering often gives the home team that little bit more of an edge over the other team.

Reply #66 Posted: May 30, 2009, 09:11:07 pm

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Most people call me Arshavin, but I prefer to be called Andrei.

Not sure about you nub Kiwi's, but in Australia at least, we consider supporters to be the extra player, as a team playing at their home stadium with full crowd support/ cheering often gives the home team that little bit more of an edge over the other team.


Oh right, Australian, Arsenal, two English players, we, thanks for clearing that up.  Got it now.

Reply #67 Posted: May 30, 2009, 11:07:44 pm

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Oh right, Australian, Arsenal, two English players, we, thanks for clearing that up.  Got it now.


Wut?

Reply #68 Posted: May 30, 2009, 11:18:05 pm

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Hells yea mother fuckers, I just won $240!!!

Reply #69 Posted: May 31, 2009, 05:23:12 am

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did anyone watch the warm up match between NZ and Italy this morning? it sounded like a good game.

Spoiler :
final score was 4-3 to Italy

is hte confed cup being showning on tvnz? or does anyone know of a website where i can watch a webcast of hte games?

Reply #70 Posted: June 11, 2009, 08:54:32 am
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yeah i was shocked when the were 2-1 up h/t

gg i reckon, i was expecting a beating

as for the spain game, well if spain play their top team we may struggle but you never know

Reply #71 Posted: June 11, 2009, 09:10:08 am

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Amazing result.

I started watching just before half time, when the radio told me we were winning. GG

Reply #72 Posted: June 11, 2009, 10:43:52 am

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i hope players like smeltz do well at this tournament

I reckon he wouldnt do to bad in say the EPL

Reply #73 Posted: June 11, 2009, 12:29:28 pm

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i hope players like smeltz do well at this tournament

I reckon he wouldnt do to bad in say the EPL


Theres a few Kiwis on the EPL isn't there? I remember maybe there was one in Hull in 08/09?

Reply #74 Posted: June 11, 2009, 12:59:33 pm