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    Arsenal ticket available.

    just giving this a bump as ticket is still available. Cheers
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    Arsenal ticket available.

    Afternoon all. One ticket free for Arsenal home game 1st Dec. First come first served, contact me on 07789 793865. Lower Barclay, Block C. Cheers Lee
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    We need a Plan B

    Not at all. Anyone can express an opinion. It's just a little humility and a basic recognition that managers understand the nuances of the game more than the vast majority of casual viewers/posters wouldn't go amiss.
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    We need a Plan B

    There is an almost breathtaking arrogance of some on here to presume that they have greater tactical knowledge and awareness than Farke. Or indeed Guardiola!
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    We need a Plan B

    The trouble is that you see games like WHU (a) and Burnley (a) and some supporters will class those as winnable games, when the reality is that they are incredibly difficult games away from home against sides far more established and with far greater resources than us at the moment. A draw in either game would have been a fine result. We have so many injuries at the moment than some of the 'plan b' options simply aren't available as compared to last season when we would go to a wing back system and use Onel and Max as wing backs and stick Rhodes on with Pukki. We have so few defensive options that Amadou is playing in a position where he is less experienced and Godfrey is carrying an injury. Byram is just learning his way. With the problems we have at the moment, and undoubtedly the hardest first six fixtures of any side in the league, to have 6 points at this stage is a fine achievement. Cut the manager some slack maybe.
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    Paul lambert’s Blue and White army

    They are best forgotten and not really worth starting threads for on this forum. They are going to win more often than not this season in what is a pretty dreadful league but just content yourselves that they are a world away from what we have become - a Premier League club with a brilliant, progressive manager playing incredible football, a squad full of young, talented and high value players, owning our own stadium and selling out our ground every week. Whatever they do this season, there is now a chasm between the quality of the two clubs both on and off the pitch. Getting out of league one won't change that. It could be a decade before we play them again.
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    There's no getting away from the fact that this season is going to be unbelievably difficult. There's every chance that we will get tonked tonight and I have little doubt that we will be on the receiving end of several heavy defeats during the course of the season, and periods of 3 or 4 defeats in a row. If fans aren't realistic about that then the expectations will be too high and that is always a dangerous thing. But we've given ourselves the best chance to be successful by rewarding and retaining the players who got us up last year and adding bits and pieces of quality. What the pundits don't recognise is that we were streets ahead of Aston Villa last season and ahead of Sheffield Utd too. Villa have had to spend a fortune to try to catch up. We already had the quality in the door - we have £130m in talent in Buendia, Aarons, Godfrey, Lewis and Pukki but we were clever enough to sign them or develop them cheaply. Whatever happens this season, the club is now in good hands and has built a basis to be a top championship club and/or established PL club in the years to come.
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    Are Norwich good enough

    The PL is an incredibly difficult, unforgiving league. We will need to keep our top players (Pukki, Aarons, Lewis, Godfrey, Buendia) fit for most of the season and need things to go our way to have a chance of staying up. What I would say is that I firmly believe we have done all of the right things to give us the best chance to survive. I've come to the view that for us, trying to sign 'proven' players isn't the optimum method for success. When we do that, we generally are signing players who are taking a step down to join us and that is never a great place psychologically for the player to be. We should use our financial resources to invest in our young players and create a conveyor belt of talent, as we've already started to do now. What I do know is that, if we do go down, I firmly believe that we have built the conditions for us to be a club firmly planted at the top end of the Championship and in the coming years we will establish ourselves in the PL, even if we have to go down and come back to do it.
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    Chelsea ticket available

    Ticket now sold cheers.
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    Chelsea ticket available

    Hi all, My ticket is available for the Chelsea home game, lower Barclay block C. If you'd like it then text me on 07789 793865. First come first served. Cheers Beefy.
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    "City's going up and the scum are going down..."

    Since there's a similar video of Farke himself singing, I would say he isn't that fussed!
  12. I don't think Cantwell has been great in these two games but he's not played much for months so it was a tough ask and I admire Farke's trust in our young players so much - if it wasn't for his attitude Pinto would still be at right back. Mario arguably could take his place but ultimately it's another decent point against a Wigan side who I thought played well and have been hard to beat at home. That's 26pts from 30 so I'm not sure how 'blowing it' is in any way justified. We are now on the cusp of promotion - 1 win from 4 means Sheff Utd have to win all 4 games to catch us. 2 wins from 4 and they can't catch us. What an unbelievable position we're in.
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    Ipswich Then and Now

    Well if that was coded respect it would take Bletchley Park to break it.
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    Lambert feels he is underappreciated

    The reason why Lambert has, on the whole, been poorly received upon his returns to FCR is down to his behaviour upon his return. If I recall, his first return was the 4-1 League Cup QF defeat in which he was overly animated on the touchline. In what was a clear 'show' for the benefit of our board, I remember with 5 minutes to go Lambert high fiving every single person in the Villa dugout. That was the moment where I lost respect because he was clearly overegging the win to wind up the board/the fans. If he had shown respect to the fans on his return he would always have got a good reception but he chose not to. It probably didn't help that he kept coming to FCR and winning either. In fact, when he went to Wolves and they came here and lost, 3-1 I think to an Alex Neil side, I quite clearly remember after he was walking back from the away fans across the pitch that there was polite applause from the Barclay, which he acknowledged with a wave. He conveniently ignores that in his recent interviews on the subject which is again disappointing. I think most of us would have liked to have given him a great reception for what he did here but unfortunately his behaviour has tainted the relationship with the fans. His move to 1p5wich is the last straw toward any reconciliation.
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    Can we keep Timm?

    If we don''t go up this year you suspect with his wages it would be difficult to get him to sign a new deal.

    He''s been outstanding so far this season, I felt our early season patchy form was partly because Hanley wasn''t fully fit and since The Zimm has come in we''ve looked very solid indeed.