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1 Posted 04/05/2019 at 13:24:47
2 Posted 04/05/2019 at 15:41:19
We can go there next Sunday and have a free hit and perhaps end our winless streak against them that stretches back to the Jelavic winner of 2012.
3 Posted 04/05/2019 at 16:24:26
4 Posted 04/05/2019 at 16:30:59
I am also watching the updates on Wolves. Interesting debate on here between those who want 7th and Euro and those who would rather miss out. I guess the compromise would be we finish 7th, but Watford win the FA Cup so no Europa League anyway.
5 Posted 04/05/2019 at 16:40:42
6 Posted 04/05/2019 at 16:45:37
7 Posted 04/05/2019 at 16:48:57
8 Posted 04/05/2019 at 16:59:18
I think you'll find it's more gone than "all but", Phil. We're 4 points behind them with one game left to play.
9 Posted 04/05/2019 at 17:09:52
10 Posted 04/05/2019 at 17:17:45
11 Posted 04/05/2019 at 21:20:42
Pound to a penny Salahs death will be somehow overcome by next mid week
12 Posted 04/05/2019 at 21:43:31
13 Posted 04/05/2019 at 21:48:02
Just watching that twat Klopp does my head-in regardless it was NEVER on this earth a free kick
14 Posted 04/05/2019 at 21:51:44
Hopefully, Divine intervention will see light in the next 9 days.
The refs; we get and they get, is it a different rule book?
15 Posted 04/05/2019 at 21:59:40
We have shown this season that we can mix it with them (City aside and Spurs at home). We were unlucky at the Arse as their 2nd goal was offside and at United when Gueye won the ball for their pen, and, with VAR, neither of these goals would have happened. But for Pickfords stupidity in the 98th minute at Mordor, we would have had the point that we at the least deserved there too.
Win our home games and sort out our ability to eeek our wins against the ‘lesser teams, and we are capable of having a serious go next season.
16 Posted 04/05/2019 at 22:01:36
I Have more cringeworthy stories about them than Id ever have time to write about here.
17 Posted 04/05/2019 at 22:02:52
Surely City won't blow it against Leicester !
Would have liked them to had DeBruyne available as they are a better team with him.
18 Posted 04/05/2019 at 22:04:06
Clever play is how Carragher described the dive to win the free-kick for the winning goal? No wonder football is full of cheating, if this is how its described on TV.
19 Posted 04/05/2019 at 22:08:05
It is unbelievable that the officials missed the dive absolutely unbelievable
Im not sure I can face these dickheads again this week
Please please City finish this!!!
20 Posted 04/05/2019 at 22:08:58
21 Posted 04/05/2019 at 22:10:38
Im glad were not in the Europa league next season as we need to make an all out assault on the domestic comps. Why cant we do another Leicester?
22 Posted 04/05/2019 at 22:14:16
Same with Maddison for Leicester, I dont know if he got banned for diving last week, but if he didnt then every little rule in football becomes a sham.
23 Posted 04/05/2019 at 22:15:30
24 Posted 04/05/2019 at 22:22:35
Seriously though, although I never saw the Gomes foul, which got him banned, which was the correct decision according to the general consensus, how can Maddison not get banned for diving, and therefore deceiving both the referee and a fellow professional player, by getting him sent off?
The message getting sent out is that cheating is acceptable, and is even referred to as being clever play?
25 Posted 04/05/2019 at 22:22:52
Warnock is right, our refs are the worst in Europe. Most of them are bent!
26 Posted 04/05/2019 at 22:24:52
But I fu%#ing hate that red shower of shite. How many games have they won without deserving it?
The luck is going with them so much, I can only see Leicester doing something on Monday.
27 Posted 04/05/2019 at 23:21:13
Its become pathetic that the likes of Mariner and the other 3rd class referees get their so called professional accreditations renewed.
I despair, but to be honest, when the RS, play, its a nap, they get the rub of the green, and I blame CT, at Maine Rd, for raising Old Nick. He will got to hell, as he never has
Ive said before many times and again, that the officials in the EPL, are bringing the game by default into disrepute.
The difference between regular EPL referees, and the lines men/ lady, is massive. That Free kick tonight would never have been given any where else.
Imagine at Our old ground, at that time of the game, but regardless in any game the cheating AH,, Fabinho, should have been booked.
Mr Ed, is now so bloated on his own Manure, hes struggling to talk, as hes so high on his excuses.
TAA, should have walked as should Milner. Its a different world and Charlies goal, last night is now an own goal, but if any of the RS, had scored it would have been a Goal of The Month Contender,
Stick Sky, Carrah and his false blurb, hes as ale house a player as there was, and is no Blue Nose.
We will earn our right, our way, and it will take some time but it wont be decades, like weve endured.
Soon, but please lets have some good results next Monday, Tuesday and Sunday week.
28 Posted 04/05/2019 at 23:46:26
Surely to have a chance at a European trophy and a place in the the champions league is worth a lot more than winning a Carling cup. Messis head is really going to turn then isn't it.
Whoolaaa they've just won the Carling cup, I thinks I will join them and we can try to win the Carling cup next season too. We could then do a cover of that spurs cup song, AAA shatap a yerface.
Anyway... always had a soft spot for Wolves. I would do. Sure did love my grandad to bits. He used to walk with me up little Dawley hill and I'd have to wait outside the bookies for 5 minutes. I blame him for my gambling habit. Actually more so Koeman and Walsh.
City will beat Brighton. Leicester could well nick a goal or two but let's hope it goes into the final game and the Wuluvs do em in.
If liverpool fc did football fans... they'd be gobshites.
29 Posted 04/05/2019 at 23:54:26
30 Posted 05/05/2019 at 00:29:25
Please tell me Citeh win the next 2 games easily. And I mean at least 2 or 3 goals up early doors in each game just to settle the nerves?
I'd be eternally grateful if you could reassure me. 🙏👍
31 Posted 04/05/2019 at 00:34:50
Not only that, I see in Silva someone who comprehends the soul of the club. It's a matter of short time before we become ourselves again, and it's going to be beautiful to watch. Fuck the gobby vulgarians across the park.
32 Posted 05/05/2019 at 00:35:43
33 Posted 05/05/2019 at 07:10:16
34 Posted 05/05/2019 at 07:22:29
35 Posted 05/05/2019 at 08:02:59
But no worry, Manchester City will render laughing boy Klopp irrelevant after tomorrows victory and a South Coast cakewalk at Brighton next Sunday.
36 Posted 05/05/2019 at 08:16:19
The eternally wrong are predicting City win after proclaiming Liverpool champions since Christmas
37 Posted 05/05/2019 at 08:21:49
38 Posted 05/05/2019 at 08:28:11
That hardly makes McNulty a three eyed Raven.
I pointed out on here that every bookie on Odds checker had Wolves favorites to finish above us. I know a couple of people who took the "match bet" (one on this website).
The suggestion was met with outrage on here and was roundly dismissed, but the bookies (and many outside Goodison) had clearly done their homework.
I suspect a couple of the old guard are starting to crumble and a top five place will be up for grabs next season and if Wolves can build on this season they will be one of the teams we will need to see off.
Were those tea leaves factoring in the dark forces which seemed to have gone into overdrive at St James last night ?
39 Posted 05/05/2019 at 09:10:20
Integrity is intellectual honesty, and everyone over the age of four or five has it, its the difference between right and wrong, quite simple until it comes to football, its most definitely lacking there, but we will just have to grin and bear it, unless City sort it all out in the next couple of games and the officials let them do it.
40 Posted 05/05/2019 at 09:13:46
For us the form is encouraging. Clean sheets and beating the top 6 sides are the clear indicators that we are moving forwards and not backwards. I was pretty unimpressed by the Silva appointment, and after Millwall I wanted him out. To his defence he needs time to clear the deadwood and put right the mess post Moyes. The back four looks solid, and we are playing better stuff.
He has a huge number of players to move on. And the fact he's used only 15 odd players in his more recent squad tells me the cull will extend beyond the loan players. A massive summer in which we need to secure a mobile goal scorer - just who?
41 Posted 05/05/2019 at 10:42:53
Top 5 sounds great, but we have to get into the top 4, if we want to really mean business!
42 Posted 05/05/2019 at 10:43:05
43 Posted 05/05/2019 at 10:46:38
44 Posted 05/05/2019 at 11:00:16
City and Liverpool, have been head and shoulders above every other team this season, but whilst one are full of absolute quality, the other have got a few top players, and being functional, (with real pace up front) seems to be their very best quality?
I can see a wind of change approaching, but only if the clubs below the top 6, are really prepared to push the boat out and “really go for it” in the next couple of seasons?
45 Posted 05/05/2019 at 11:06:59
To finish it off, Klopp will be done for drunk driving on the way home from the match and the police will discover a stash of cocaine and animal porn in his boot.
Anything less would be a travesty and would also go against all the naural laws of luck evening itself out.
46 Posted 05/05/2019 at 11:10:43
If the above happens, then we can solidify our current impressive home form, turn some of those away performances into wins and get a bit of momentum and consistency. If so, it is realistic that we can achieve the following:
Home 14 wins 2 draws and 2 defeats.
Away 8 wins 4 draws 6 defeats.
That would give us 72 points and a shot at 4th place.
A lot of ‘ifs and assumptions but the above is a not dissimilar record to Martinez first season.
47 Posted 05/05/2019 at 11:20:27
One thing thats changed is the crowd, and if I live to be a thousand, then I will always believe that this is Evertons greatest ever weapon, so lets just hope we sign the quality, because Im sure if we do, then the fans will do the rest.
48 Posted 05/05/2019 at 12:16:19
49 Posted 05/05/2019 at 12:40:36
We can look at the drawn games against wolves, Bournemouth, Newcastle, Watford and Huddersfield as games we could and maybe should have won. It's turning the drawn games into winning games. Okay, out of those five games above, we were probably lucky to draw with Watford, but, in my opinion, should have beaten the other four.
It's then turning defeats into draws. The most obvious one being Newcastle away, a game we should have won, never mind drawn.
I suppose you could analyse every game until you're blue in the face, but what it clearly shows, is that we need a recognised striker to kill games stone dead when we have the lead. I am optimistic that this will be rectified in the summer, along with hopefully signing Zouma permanently, and we can have a real good go at the top 4 / 6.
50 Posted 05/05/2019 at 14:46:38
Not gonna happen lads and you knobheads are simply nursing a few bruised ribs and cut eyes today for celebrating finishing 2nd.
51 Posted 05/05/2019 at 18:17:07
But brilliant football at times that incredibly failed to score at both ends.
Now, an unbelievable last-ditch tackle by Duffy, once of this parish. Great stuff.
52 Posted 05/05/2019 at 18:17:39
Taylor is in charge of the Arsenal game today. It will be interesting to see if any action will be taken against Monreal?
53 Posted 05/05/2019 at 18:23:02
54 Posted 05/05/2019 at 18:25:02
55 Posted 05/05/2019 at 18:27:55
56 Posted 05/05/2019 at 19:06:51
They will either be elated or deflated after what happens against Ajax on Wednesday night and we should be looking to use that to our favour and go out with a real statement of intent.
We haven't taken a single point off Tottenham since August 2016, the very first game of Ronald Koeman's tenure here.
Due one, I'd say.
57 Posted 05/05/2019 at 20:48:21
But hey, damn it, I'll have another go – I think Dominic Calvert-Lewin is going to be a very good player.
58 Posted 05/05/2019 at 20:56:07
Bring him home, Bring him home.
59 Posted 05/05/2019 at 21:09:32
60 Posted 05/05/2019 at 21:18:35
Although does where you finish in your domestic league depend on when you enter the Champions League? They may still need to finish 3rd to go straight into the group stages and therefore avoid the play-off round, or do all four English teams to straight into the group stages?
61 Posted 05/05/2019 at 21:27:40
Or does that only come into effect when you're playing Liverpool?
62 Posted 05/05/2019 at 21:37:46
63 Posted 05/05/2019 at 21:42:27
The annoying thing is Alexander-Arnold set up the RS second goal which, if the penalty had been awarded, he wouldn't have been on the pitch to do so. Who's to say though, that Newcastle would have scored the penalty? Hindsight is a great word, isn't it?
64 Posted 05/05/2019 at 22:55:56
Atsu did the right thing too,
Marriner is the one at fault(again, surprise surprise) for not booking Alexander-Arnold or even sending him off.
Has a penalty got to be awarded for a red card?
Who knows, certainly the refs dont know, but why not? A red card offence it was,
lets start a petition.
Nah cant be arsed
65 Posted 05/05/2019 at 22:56:56
Their focus on acting, diving and cheating will be their scourge. Fabinho, took the p... the officials should be fined and dropped, for the last games, start of next season.
Barca reserves lost 2-0, last night, theyve already won their league, best players rested, and Im praying and hoping that they do the business again on Tuesday, after City do the business tomorrow night.
Lets hope so.
66 Posted 05/05/2019 at 23:30:08
67 Posted 05/05/2019 at 23:32:43
68 Posted 05/05/2019 at 00:03:47
69 Posted 06/05/2019 at 00:16:46
Take what he says with a large pinch of salt after all he is a gobshite.
70 Posted 06/05/2019 at 00:20:45
71 Posted 06/05/2019 at 00:26:22
It takes the game into disrepute but worst to see the Vulgarians, giving it the big one, after the match. The media dont bat an eyelid to Old Nick. And taking the pee out of the rules and endorsing v p p officials, yet again.
Sincerely Im hoping tomorrow night this time is a good time and on a Tuesday night the same. Im tuning in to the radio, to support both. Great to see the Barca banner on Friday, at GP, a club United, in our despise of Old Nicks team.
Wolves can beat them, and could put them in place, no team hath been more spawny, in football, in the last half a century than, the RS.
No more to be said, but keep the faith, and believe in justice and merit, in football terms. Have a good BH TWrs.
72 Posted 06/05/2019 at 00:48:13
... I hope you arent trolling.
If not, plenty of fellow blues on here will put your mind at ease.
Did your ‘guy give any more details?
73 Posted 06/05/2019 at 04:33:45
It will not happen as there's one law for one and a totally different set of rules for 'them'.
74 Posted 06/05/2019 at 12:36:10
75 Posted 06/05/2019 at 13:10:40
I'm taking your advice. You can get 76/1 on 365 for them to do the double.
If they fail, I'll consider it worth the money and if the bastards snatch the prizes, I'll get paid enough to get the fuck out of here for a couple of weeks.
76 Posted 06/05/2019 at 13:15:36
Two weeks won't make a blind bit of difference
77 Posted 06/05/2019 at 13:33:14
Darren, I thought I was going to be safe from any potential CL final involving the RS, as I will be away in the week up to the Saturday of the game, therefore missing the daily grind of the build up to the game, and won't be home until the Tuesday after the game. After all, I thought, how can I be inundated with RS this and RS that on a Nile cruise ship in the middle of nowhere on the River Nile?
Then I remembered, Mo "fucking" Salah. No doubt all the Egyptians are now adopted RS and the ship will be decked out in red and white. 😱😱😱
78 Posted 06/05/2019 at 13:40:23
79 Posted 06/05/2019 at 13:45:22
Please don't put that bet on, mate. It's the sort of weird "tempting fate" type thing that could just result in those fuckers doing it.
If you don't put it on and they "do" it, I'll take you away myself.
80 Posted 06/05/2019 at 13:46:42
Not only is Mike Dean from the Wirral I believe he is a red, now I know the cant referee Liverpool games, but surely with someone who supports Liverpool shouldn't be allowed to referee this game. So don't expect any favours tonight from him and be very careful making challenges in your own box.
Having said all of that City know 2 wins and they win the league, I might have been concerned if the game against Leicester was away. But its Citys last home game and the intensity they will play with tonight I think they will win by 2 clear goals. With Klopp confirming both Salah and Firmino are out of the Barcelona game a tall order just became impossible.
81 Posted 06/05/2019 at 13:56:04
Is it true though, that the RS have started a petition to get the Newcastle goalie banned for the next six months due to him taking Salah out?
82 Posted 06/05/2019 at 14:11:10
83 Posted 06/05/2019 at 14:24:25
84 Posted 06/05/2019 at 14:30:16
85 Posted 06/05/2019 at 14:47:40
Its interesting you talking about tempting fate. I'm driving myself nuts with such thoughts.
I don't normally go in for superstitious nonsense, but the shite are proper giving me the heebie jeebies. Some of the stuff going their way defies belief.
I watched them against Newcastle because I convinced myself Newcastle would deny them a win. I went to the fridge twice for a bevy and the bastards scored on both occasions. So I decided if I moved away from the telly they would score again and it would be my fault. I was glued. . then they got THAT free kick for no apparent reason.
We none of us can see into the future, but given the nature of the free kick, I don't think there is an Evertonian who was watching that match (anywhere in the world) who didnt know exactly where it was going to end up.
86 Posted 06/05/2019 at 15:07:28
Last Wednesday I was blaring out the Barcelona team entrance song (akin to our Z Cars), before the match at the Nou Camp, so tomorrow I will be blaring it out again.
87 Posted 06/05/2019 at 15:19:42
They all work by the way!
88 Posted 06/05/2019 at 15:32:04
89 Posted 06/05/2019 at 17:56:16
90 Posted 06/05/2019 at 19:05:55
91 Posted 06/05/2019 at 19:20:15
Come on city, for the benefit of every football fan in this country, win tonight and Sunday and shut those evil scum bastards up.
92 Posted 06/05/2019 at 19:36:12
93 Posted 06/05/2019 at 19:41:30
Leicester have some very good players and they fancy their chances here.
Hope you're right though, because it will indeed be pure torture if this game is still in the balance in the latter stages
94 Posted 06/05/2019 at 19:54:03
Obviosly, City for the win today. but it would be sooo sweet if threw it away.
95 Posted 06/05/2019 at 19:57:49
Similarly on Sunday - 10 minutes to go, rs two up, City two down - and then the rest is history. Boys Own stuff.
96 Posted 06/05/2019 at 20:03:34
97 Posted 06/05/2019 at 20:04:17
For the benefit of football.
Mike Dean already showing why he shouldnt be reffing this
98 Posted 06/05/2019 at 20:05:51
99 Posted 06/05/2019 at 20:08:14
100 Posted 06/05/2019 at 20:13:39
101 Posted 06/05/2019 at 20:19:35
Already been said in many places on tinternet that it has a slightly corrupt smell about it
102 Posted 06/05/2019 at 20:26:09
Im getting this horrible feeling about Leicester getting something tonight !
103 Posted 06/05/2019 at 20:33:28
104 Posted 06/05/2019 at 20:39:59
105 Posted 06/05/2019 at 20:44:02
Certainly see them being a threat to top 6 next season.
106 Posted 06/05/2019 at 20:47:26
107 Posted 06/05/2019 at 20:50:45
108 Posted 06/05/2019 at 20:52:06
109 Posted 06/05/2019 at 20:52:39
110 Posted 06/05/2019 at 20:56:40
111 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:00:51
Got a horrible feeling next Sunday is going to be a day from hell.
112 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:07:52
113 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:13:04
114 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:18:03
Mike Dean is SO shit.
115 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:20:34
116 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:22:04
117 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:22:41
118 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:27:35
119 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:27:39
120 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:27:47
121 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:27:49
122 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:28:15
Vinny you fuckin class c**t
123 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:28:26
124 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:28:32
City fans couldn't be happier with who scored it.
125 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:29:04
126 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:29:17
127 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:29:36
Goal of the season?
Did you see Kompany say "fuck it" as he stepped into it? ;0)
128 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:30:52
129 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:31:51
I can't deny
Bad, bad Kompany
Till the day I die
130 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:33:15
131 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:38:55
132 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:43:44
133 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:45:59
134 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:46:13
That shot, former player, can't help but think "fix".
Of course if so, it denies the rs the title so who really gives a fuck.
135 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:46:36
136 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:51:41
137 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:51:57
138 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:52:22
139 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:52:24
140 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:52:41
141 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:53:30
Ignore my predictions in the future fellas
142 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:53:41
143 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:53:53
Perhaps they never will.
144 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:53:55
145 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:54:55
146 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:56:22
147 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:56:22
148 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:57:05
149 Posted 06/05/2019 at 21:58:57
150 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:00:27
I liked that, throughout the match, Man City supporters gave many a boisterous rendering of 'We Shall Not Be Moved', given the strong connection we have to that tune.
151 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:01:04
Now for Barca, to turn up, and complete the 2nd leg, and beat the RS.
Then well build up for next Sunday, and can we beat Spurs, can City, beat Brighton?
Wolves, if any team wither recent good record at ou4 old ground, could turn them over.
No for concussion injuries, I believed it was a minimum of 2 weeks, on the sidelines?
I remember Abel Xavier, being out for about 3 weeks, after he took a bad knock to his head at GP. Does any one know the rules on head related concussion injuries?
152 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:02:33
153 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:03:41
Some great heart warming TV of late ,,Thanks City :)
154 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:06:38
155 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:08:03
I want this to be Everton next year
156 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:14:56
157 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:15:59
I thought Leicester were excellent and played like their lives depended on it – unlike many who have just rolled over against the red shite.
158 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:17:00
159 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:20:28
160 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:20:36
These teams playing them are defending like their own fate depended on it. Watch Brighton do the same whereas soft shite Wolves will come out all gung ho.
As for Iheanacho, I reckon he missed that on purpose. What a smashing kid.
161 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:21:08
162 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:31:36
163 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:33:47
164 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:37:25
165 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:42:30
166 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:45:10
167 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:46:07
168 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:46:11
It's all over Twitter that he shanked it on purpose, and the more times you watch it, it really does look like he just thumped it wide on purpose.
169 Posted 06/05/2019 at 22:57:36
170 Posted 06/05/2019 at 23:02:40
171 Posted 06/05/2019 at 23:06:59
Paint your palette blue and grey,
172 Posted 06/05/2019 at 23:15:01
06 May 2019 14:31
Everton Under-23s will play Newcastle United Under-23s in the Premier League Cup final at Goodison Park this Wednesday 8 May, 7pm kick-off.
173 Posted 06/05/2019 at 23:32:46
The titles not done, but have you ever seen a concerted effort from a grioup like this to get a team over the line?
174 Posted 06/05/2019 at 23:38:22
175 Posted 06/05/2019 at 23:38:29
176 Posted 06/05/2019 at 23:40:08
"As a life long Liverpool fan and a scouser, I just cannot understand why people are so against us winning the league!? We do everything right as a club, play beautiful, flowing football. Charismatic, passionate manager. One of the best stadiums and atmospheres in the world. and, we deserve it more than anyone for this season. Surely, if we win. Football wins?"
Anyone up for penning a reply..?
177 Posted 06/05/2019 at 23:55:42
A nice assessment by that fan, but LFC do have the general FANS that nobody EVER wants to be allowed to celebrate a league win!
And as I'm a Norwegian EFC fan of 35+ years, the very thought of LFC winning the PL... The one thing I have on those tossers is that they've never won the PL any more than we've done... :P
I do enjoy reminding them about Slippy G being the epitome of their long search for national recognition, though... Long may it elude them still! :D
178 Posted 07/05/2019 at 00:26:07
Kompany hit one of them shots that are perfect.
One more game City, one more win and one more title.
179 Posted 07/05/2019 at 00:54:18
180 Posted 07/05/2019 at 00:59:12
"Ah, fuck it"
That ball was struck so hard it actually snapped back and almost upwards from the spin of the ball in the back of the net.
I know I shouldn't be this happy about a non-Everton goal, but that was an absolute cannon of a shot. Forget the circumstances, it was BEAUTIFUL. Jesus what a shot.
181 Posted 07/05/2019 at 01:33:10
182 Posted 07/05/2019 at 03:40:26
By playing LFC to a 0-0 draw and denying them the full 3 points, we have made sure (as long as City hold up their side of equation) that they will not finish at the top. I realize that they have drawn a few games but, as far as I'm concerned, it is our draw that scuttled their season.
All Mersyside Evertonians are more than welcome to mention this to the any and all Liverpool fans, if you can manage to get word in over their sobbing.
184 Posted 07/05/2019 at 07:00:31
185 Posted 07/05/2019 at 07:16:20
186 Posted 07/05/2019 at 07:35:26
Love ya, man, but it's time to stop kvetching over one fucking moment, okay?
187 Posted 07/05/2019 at 09:00:29
And it was a tongue in cheek response to the claim that our draw at GP will have stopped the RS winning the League.
“Give it a rest”? Mike! Come on now!🤨
188 Posted 07/05/2019 at 09:16:31
189 Posted 07/05/2019 at 09:24:03
If the Shite don't win the league this season, I can't imagine they will get it so easy next time around. It was like when Leicester won the title - they were brilliant, but it coincided with most of the Top 6 having poor seasons and/or being in a state of rebuilding. Liverpool are this season's Leicester in that way - only (hopefully) they won't actually win anything. Fair play to them, they've been decent and Klopp knows how to motiviate, but they've been nowhere near the level of City, and have benefited from the dreadful seasons their rivals have had.
190 Posted 07/05/2019 at 10:02:09
I wish them every possible failure. But I'm not going to kid myself that they are not a superb team currently.
191 Posted 07/05/2019 at 10:20:43
So, while I'm not defending Pickford for one horrendous howler, if Lloris had held onto that ball, then Man City would be Champions this morning.
192 Posted 07/05/2019 at 10:23:34
Chelsea, 89th minute to draw, +1 point.
Everton, 96th minute to win + 2 points
Spurs, 90th minute to win + 2 points
Newcastle, 86th minute to win + 2 points
For as long as I can remember, Liverpool have had this annoying knack of scoring late to alter the course of a game - Man Utd also had the knack, when they were winning all the titles. It's the sign of a good team.
A few seasons ago, we also seemed to be developing this trait. Looking at Martinez's first season, 2013-2014, we secured 12 additional points in the last 6 mins + injury time.
We need to get back to that habit of picking up late points and closing out games without conceding.
193 Posted 07/05/2019 at 11:01:31
Many golfers could have argued – but didn't – that if Tiger Woods or Jack Nicklaus hadn't been around then they would have won far more. And that Lewis Hamilton! Why can't he just retire to give the others a chance. What about Roger Federer – how many careers has that twat spoiled by battering all comers. For us oldies, Henry Cooper could have been Heavyweight Champion if Ali had the decency never to have boxed.
The Deludeds don't seem to realise that you just play against the best of your time and give it a shot. I even heard one of them laughed off TalkSPORT because he thought they should have their own trophy even if City win the Prem. Still, as me dear old mum used to say, people like that are more to be pitied.
194 Posted 07/05/2019 at 12:06:54
City look a bit tired, Leicester reminded me of Bayern Munich, against Liverpool in this season's Champions League. Great when they just had to defend and frustrate, but not so good when they had to come out and play to try and win the game.
But, It's not over till the fat lady sings, and I've even heard a rumour that Liverpool might take a few hundred fans to Brighton on Sunday, to try and attack City's coach again!
195 Posted 07/05/2019 at 12:10:09
196 Posted 07/05/2019 at 12:42:23
Imagine losing the league and only losing once
197 Posted 07/05/2019 at 13:15:48
In this sense, as far as I'm concerned Liverpool have at most 90 points, and City are already the de-facto champions.
Now some will say this is a bad argument and I'm just blue-tinted, that the only thing that matters is the points. But I would say it's not just the points, it's also the context in which those points were got. Getting 4 points through random errors from the opposition is not the same as getting 4 points through beautiful and flowing football.
If some Liverpool supporters wish to claim they deserve the title, then other arguments must be considered that put the results into context. And doing that, there is no doubt about the difference in quality between City and Liverpool. City's quality is well represented by their 95 points so far, but Liverpool's quality is not well represented by their 94 points.
198 Posted 07/05/2019 at 13:17:10
So onto the last game, to be honest I think it will suit City being away from home. I really cant see them failing at this last hurdle. I fully expect both City and Liverpool to win. But what does Klopp say to his players, if they end up winning nothing after giving their all. Record runner up points mean nothing the glory is in winning not in gallant 2nds. How does he motivate them for next season, come on lads we need to go unbeaten next season what a mammoth ask that would be.
199 Posted 07/05/2019 at 13:30:02
200 Posted 07/05/2019 at 13:47:12
Its true about that Lewis fella, Vettel has been asking him to retire for the past four years.
It's been making me chuckle that one of them actually asked for their own trophy
201 Posted 07/05/2019 at 15:01:06
And this for or a team that won fckal in England in near 30 years it is quite an acheivment by their fans and players to have most the footballing public turn on you
Saying that they have an endless well of good fortune to drink from so until Vinnie the Great has the trophy in his hands I will not rest easy
To see the horsey teeth buffon win nowt this year will be a great start to the summer and he is starting to really look like a "nearly" man which is nice too
202 Posted 07/05/2019 at 15:21:30
Sorry to be so pragmatic as I did enjoy the rest of your post.
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207 Posted 07/05/2019 at 19:08:27
By the way Kevin where was Dick Jennings pub!!!!
208 Posted 07/05/2019 at 19:14:47
209 Posted 07/05/2019 at 19:21:44
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