England should get a 5th CL spot

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by Smoking_Owl, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. Jul 17, 2017
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    Smoking_Owl Full Member

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    The top 5 clubs in England should qualify for the CL.

    I think it's unfair that two of Utd, City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Spurs and Liverpool will miss out every year (bar the EL is won)

    I don't think Spain or Germany deserve to have the same number of CL spots given their comparatively less number of powerful clubs.
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    Nick. Full Member

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    I think it would be unfair to give special treatment to the PL and not to other leagues personally.
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    dove Full Member

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    No. English clubs fail year after year in CL, don't see any reason why we deserve to get another place.
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    BigDunc9 Full Member

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    What type of stuff are you smoking owl ?
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    Gatti33 Full Member

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    Complete and utter bollox IMO. Based on recent years' performances in the CL by English clubs, we're lucky to have 4 teams allowed in it.
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    MiceOnMeth New Member

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    Strange time to make this thread considering how dire English clubs are in Europe at the moment. You might have had a case in 2008 when two English clubs were contesting the final and 3/4 of the semi finalists were English around that time too but in 2017 its really laughable.
    Athletico make the semis every season along with Barca and Madrid what the hell have United, Arsenal, City or Spurs done in the CL in the past 5 years besides get dicked by Ronaldo and Messi :lol:
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    Kostur Full Member

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    Top 10 imo, or better yet, the whole league, just get rid of the La Liga overall so Barcelona/RM cannot win it, ditto Bundesliga and their Bayerns or, God forbid, Juventus and other phonies from Serie A. Rather have Stoke winning the CL than some PSG.
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    Tom Van Persie No relation

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    Why should the PL get special treatment? PL teams have been failing in the CL for God knows how many years now.
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    RedSky likes to kick 10-year-olds

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    Indeed.
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    shaky Full Member

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    Let's see how the 5 English teams get on this season in the CL. I'd be surprised if more than 1 make it as far as the semis.
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    Trigg aka Trippin_Stoned

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    I think it should be just the Champions of each league and the holders and that's a pretty daft idea. But its better than having 5 English teams in it!
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    Celestiale Full Member

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    Well the 5th placed English team is usually stronger then any other 4th placed teams from the other leagues..
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    Jaybomb Full Member

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    Why? England don't even have the best teams....
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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    Stupid idea.
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    dove Full Member

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    Based on what?
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    That is exactly the attitude that makes people dislike everything about EPL. The sense of entitlement that is backed up with absoultely nothing.

    Also, calling City and Spurs big clubs. Dear God.
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    lol, given the past 3 years, I wonder why English clubs participate, simply not at the required technical level. And you want a 5th spot?! So it can be more embarrassing?
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    Bwuk Full Member

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    No.

    None of the English teams will do anything of note in the Champions League. We are all still far behind the Spanish two and Bayern.
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    Smoking_Owl Full Member

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    Precisely.

    People don't seem to understand that though.
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    Get the feck outta here. The absolute fecking state of English teams in the CL in recent years.
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    Beej Full Member

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    White text? OP is entitled to his opinion, but this one is really poorly informed. England has only one team in the top 10 clubs in the co-efficient rankings. The continental competition spots are not some arbitrary decision by UEFA.
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    Kostur Full Member

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    Tottenham who were EPL's 3rd team couldn't get out of group stages recently, neither could Legia Warszawa, give Polish league 4 spots imo.
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    dove Full Member

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    So maybe we should have 10 places because you know, 10th place in PL is better than 10th place in Bundesliga, right?
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    Man-United Full Member

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    Could do with nr 1 in the UEFA coef could get 5, but when English clubs must take EL more serious apart from us. We are closer to Italy in 4th than Spain in 1st I think.
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    theralyst New Member

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    That's it? That's your argument?
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    Smoking_Owl Full Member

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    Dudes concentrating on the performance of English teams over the past few years are missing the point.

    It might be this year, it might be next but soon English teams will dominate the latter stages of the CL again.

    History will tell you that money talks in the end and the PL is swimming in it.
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    Mrs Smoker Full Member

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    It's not daft. I would welcome it, plus the return of Cup Winners Cup and UEFA Cup (1 club - 2 at most from each country).
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    Rafateria Full Member

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    This !
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    InfiniteBoredom CAF Political Statistician

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    If anyone deserve an additional CL spot it's actually Spain. They have dominated both competitions for years now.
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    Nex year is our year!
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    stubie Full Member

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    Need to go back to the 1996/97 format
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    Kostur Full Member

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    :lol:

    @Sarni, a thread for you.
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    Cassidy Not to be confused with Cassady the Liverpool fan

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    How about one of them look like winning it first
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    roonster09 Full Member

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    Idea of 1 guy which none of other ManUtd fans agreed.
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    Raees Sporty Guy

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    Should be reduced if anything.
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    gaucho_10 Full Member

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    When your argument is built on the fact that 5th. team in England can spend more money then 4th. team in other leagues then all hope is lost.
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    Mrs Smoker Full Member

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    Looks sweet, 16 clubs, 16 different associations. And just two games less per club in final than what is today.
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    Mr.Plow New Member

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    Gonna waste one of my 5 available posts to laught at you.

    :lol:
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    Ah, we hadn't had one of those threads for a while now, guess it was time again.
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    FCBarca Mes que un Rag

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    Exactly