The Gareth SouthGOAT Appreciation Club ft. no fun at all

Discussion in 'World Cup 2018 Forum' started by Snowjoe, Jun 18, 2018.

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    Snowjoe Enjoys hatching eggs for people

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    What a man, how dapper does he look? Look at that passion. The hero we never knew we wanted. Who knew the worlds most boring looking man could be this great.

    Keep doing you Gareth you mad lad

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    Trophy Room Full Member

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    Best England manager in my lifetime. :)
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    Yagami Full Member

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    I really like him. He's doing a good job.
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    AndyJ1985 Full Member Verified Moaner

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    I never had high hopes for him, but I must admit I'm a big fan now. I think he talks a lot of sense, conducts himself very well, comes across as being very passionate and professional, and he's done a really good job in the build up to the world cup. I'm impressed with some of the decisions he's made too, especially how he didn't muck around in getting rid of Rooney and he's not brought players in to the squad on reputation. Feels like the most suitable England manager since Robson.
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    giorno Full Member

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    He has Kane stand in the box on set pieces instead of taking them. Clearly the best manager football has ever seen
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    Prometheus New Member

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    Why didn't he sub Alli?
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    He did.
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    Hansa Full Member

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    "Camarero! Una Coca-cola!"
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    Tony Babangida New Member

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    I liked his waistcoat. Was hoping he'd pull out a pocket watch to check how much time was left.
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    DiseaseOfTheAge wants Amber Rudd to call him a naughty boy

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    The criticism of him has rarely been about our performances. He's been fine, so far.
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    The Stain Soccer Manager's Highwayman

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    That would have been epic. Missed opportunity.
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    VP89 Pogba's biggest fan

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    How was he as a club manager? I forgot
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    Yellow Black & Red New Member

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    I came here to post the same thing - Alli was a complete passenger from the moment he took a knock, it was like playing with 10 men. No doubt Alli wanted to play on regardless because it's the first game of the World Cup, but Alli's selfishness and Southgate's cowardice almost cost the team. Southgate had to see that he was just walking around the pitch and pulling out of every challenge and subbed him. It made a very noticeable difference when Loftus-Cheek came on and suddenly we weren't just playing with a one man central midfield (Henderson).
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    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    Distinct lack of Gareth Southgate in this thread.
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    Prometheus New Member

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    What? After he walked about the field 50 minutes injured?
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    DiseaseOfTheAge wants Amber Rudd to call him a naughty boy

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    He beat Man City 8-1.
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    flappyjay Full Member

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    Knows how he wants to play and selected players based on that. I think that's where his predecessors failed
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    Yes.
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    Jokes aside, he's actually doing a very good job so far. Eager to learn from mistakes and try new tricks or systems, not clueless or persisting on one trick. That surely doesn't mean England will challenge for this World Cup but for the first time I actually don't think they'll get themselves embarrassed.
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    AshRK Full Member

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    Found him irritating but really seems like a likable guy. Hope he does well for England.
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    Snowjoe Enjoys hatching eggs for people

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    Sorry I wasn’t clear enough this is the Gareth Southgate muppet thread for muppets only
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    rcoobc Not as crap as eferyone thinks

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    No goals scored from open play (two goals from corners).

    unable to break down defences

    Slow to react with substitutes or formation changes.

    4/7. Best England manager since Sven
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    Rado_N Yaaas Broncos!

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    Solid beard too.
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    ClaytonBlackmoorLeftPeg Full Member

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    Who cares. SGE and Capello were excellent at club level - strange time to throw unwarranted criticism at him.
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    Arbitrium Taking a year off

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    How did he land the job in the first place?
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    Yagami Full Member

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    Deep down, we're all a bit of Gareth Southgate. Yet, somehow, there still isn't enough of him...What a, I don't know. "Man" feels a bit belittling for someone like him. A God? Yes, that feels right.
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    DiseaseOfTheAge wants Amber Rudd to call him a naughty boy

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    Did a decent job with the under 21's.
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    Cal? CR7 fan

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    Will be found out against Belgium...
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    For the first time we have a manager who has a plan for the future of the England team, not just the senior team but the younger teams as well. This is a long-term project, while the last few managers have been quick fixes who pandered to big name players.
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    DiseaseOfTheAge wants Amber Rudd to call him a naughty boy

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    As long as he's not found out against Panama, a lot of us will accept this.
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    Neo_Mufc Full Member

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    Pizza hut should name a pizza after him.
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    That really won't be his fault. Lukaku, De Bruyne and Hazard against any England defence imaginable is not a fair fight!
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    Cal? CR7 fan

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    Fair enough, should have an easy game against Panama, the 2nd worst side in the WC
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    DiseaseOfTheAge wants Amber Rudd to call him a naughty boy

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    Hope so!
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    Cal? CR7 fan

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    I don’t get why the odds for Belgium and England are so close in the market.
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    Carl has permanently erect nipples

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    How would getting beat by a comfortably better side mean Southgate has been found out?
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    OnlyTwoDaSilvas Gullible

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    He was a United fan as a kid. That's always a plus.
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    Cal? CR7 fan

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    Depends on the manner if the defeat?
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    VP89 Pogba's biggest fan

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    Where the feck did I criticise him?
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    AndyJ1985 Full Member Verified Moaner

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    Because there's not a lot of difference in quality between the two teams.