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steve zizou

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Ghana's main strip is red & they have featured green on their strips in the past. They also always have a bit of dark yellow on it, close to orange but not quite.

Some great ones in the OP. :lol:
Ghana's home kit used to be yellow. The white with black trims was the away kit but they changed it in 2004/5 to all white home kit and all black away kit. Some people:wenger: apparently didn't like the all black so they changed again to red.
England always have a small, black pacey player that has a few good games and then is touted as a world beater.

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It's always raining during a mid-week PL fixture

Every English manager's head becomes fat and bloated after a couple of years in management

When a team scores 3 or more goals in the first half, they inevitably score no more than once in the second half
 

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Ghana's home kit used to be yellow. The white with black trims was the away kit but they changed it in 2004/5 to all white home kit and all black away kit. Some people:wenger: apparently didn't like the all black so they changed again to red.

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Fair enough, I forgot about that - indeed, it was not always red.

All black is just :drool:.
 

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Cristiano Ronaldo harbours a deep seated loathing and suspicion of Andalusians.

Referees put on weight before they come to Old Trafford.

When teams play in purple they automatically become rigidly structured, difficult to break down and boring to watch
 

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There'd need to be some kind of decapitation incident to get more than one minute of stoppage time in the first half of a game.

Every single striker in a shit run of form will score against us.

Antonio Valencia last delivered a successful cross in March 1997.

Rooney and RVP really secretly hate eachother, Rooney because RVP is a better striker and RVP because he knows everyone loves Rooney more anyway.

Steven Gerrard commits a solid red card worthy incident in most games and gets away with it.
 

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Every time a united player comes out before a match telling how they are confident and have to do so and so to win, united drop points.

When pundits start giving stats about how this opposition team have not beaten united since this and that date, you know united will lose.
 

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A never-nude? I thought he just liked cut-offs.
Klose and Hugo Almeida hibernate in between world cups
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Manchester United never have any players from any current international footballing powers: for example we don't have any Germans now, we didn't have any Spaniards when they were rulers of the world, didn't have any Italians in 2006, or Brazilians in 2002, etc. Wait, is that just a feeling I have or is it true?
Kind of true. As far as I know Charlton, Stiles, Barthez, Blanc and Kleberson are the only reigning World Cup winners we've had.
 

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There are like twenty players named Diarra in European football, and they are all black, have shaved heads and are defensive midfielders..

Every corner that your team concedes in a childish way will result in a goal

1994 World Cup and 1998 World Cup were much more further apart than just 4 years..
 
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Brazil seem to have world class players all over the globe, it always seems like they could name two World Cup squads capable of winning the thing but then their actual squad always contains some pure rubbish like Fred and Jo.

Hulk never played well during his entire career.

Chelsea never lose in the Premier League, their last defeat was around 2003.

The Highbury pitch was something like 30x30 yards and only one side of it existed in the actual physical world, the other just merged into the stands through some sorcery.

Real Madrid are supposed to be purple. They also play their home league games and their home CL games in a different stadium. Barcelona, too.

The biggest clubs in Italy just keep switching their squads around among themselves; if you ever get to sign for Juventus, you'll definitely play for Milan, Inter and probably Roma as well.
 

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There are like twenty players named Diarra in European football, and they are all black, have shaved heads and are defensive midfielders..

Every corner that your team concedes in a childish way will result in a goal

1994 World Cup and 1998 World Cup were much more further apart than just 4 years..
:lol:

The second one is so true as well. I would also add that every corner given incorrectly results in a goal too.
 

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There are so many footballers with last name Traore and they're all African. They all play in different positions as well.
 

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Edinson Cavani is world class despite looking rubbish in every game.
 

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The Sodje family are all footballers. I'm sure their mum plays in the conference.

Every obscure team in the CL has a Brazilian striker or midfielder.

Shakhtar Donetsk are actually in the Brazilian state leagues.
 

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In the last 5 minutes of every united game commentators are contractually obliged to mention that we are 'renouned for scoring late goals'
 

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The home crowd is obstructed by law to quickly roar on their team for no more than 3 seconds if any more than 2 minutes added time is indicated in a game they are either losing or drawing.
Steven Gerrard is, under FA rules, not allowed to be booked until at least the 75th minute of a game.
Manchester City have had the same kit every year since they switched to Nike.
Only one player per team is allowed to wear black boots, all others must wear luminous yellow or orange.
 

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In euros he did but not in pounds, the exchange rate was a lot bigger back then so £46m was €75m in 2001 but when Kaka went for £55m (or whatever it was) it was something like €60m.
The clubs obviously paid the money in euros, Italian and Spanish club. Kaka for €68.5M and Zidane for €73.5M says Wikipedia.

Well, doesn't matter, we're both right then.
 

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Mike Dean and Mike Riley are the same person

Nemanja Vidic was sent off in every game he played against Liverpool

Every single Spanish player was at one point in either the Barca or Madrid youth teams

Every single striker in a shit run of form will score against us.
Definitely seems that way, also every debutant striker that plays against us will score, then fade into obscurity.
 
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This is very true, specially when we are supposed to cut the gab or extend the lead.
Conversely there are (or used to be) ones where we win and others drop points... that has never happened in recent memory, though.
 

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The great Manchester United team of '08 lasted 4 years, the great Barcelona side of '09 lasted 5 years, the great Bayern side of '13 lasted 1 year.
 

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The great Manchester United team of '08 lasted 4 years, the great Barcelona side of '09 lasted 5 years, the great Bayern side of '13 lasted 1 year.
The great Barcelona was from 08/09 to 11/12. The great united was from 06/07 to 08/09.They could win the CL next year and they won the domestic double last season so the cycle is still going. It is too early for you to say such a thing.
 

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Thomas Muller has shit 'tekkers' (God, I hate that word). But he is a smart player who gets in the right position at the right times.

Athletico madrid always have top strikers.

Gareth Bale wants to penetrate Cristiano Ronaldo.

Roberto Carlos never scored a shit goal.

Rooney isn't actually that ugly. There are many more uglier footballers in the league.

David Moyes will come back to haunt Old trafford by winning with a team like West Brom or Sunderland.

Russian league is farcical.

Always flabbergasted when I think Portugal haven't won a World cup. Same with Holland.
 

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Thomas Müller isn't the incompetent farmer some people make him out to be. He has good technique.
 

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Antonio Valencia is the only footballer in the world who gets criticized for winning corners.
Howard Webb has been ultra anti United for 5 years now.
United lose every game that they start brightly (unless they score early on).
Every football club from Middle East has a star in its badge.
UCL 2013/2014 was a shit campaign with almost all the big guns having crisis of some sorts.
United 07-11 are massively underrated.
Kanoute used to be among the goalscorers every time you checked livescore, even in those games he didn't feature in yet his goal/per/game ratio isn't all that.
Arsenal haven't played good football once since they moved from Highbury.
Every time there is a ridiculous score-line like 7-1 etc it's the losing team that score the best goal of the game.
 
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The great Barcelona was from 08/09 to 11/12. The great united was from 06/07 to 08/09.They could win the CL next year and they won the domestic double last season so the cycle is still going. It is too early for you to say such a thing.
Barcelona's side didn't last five years...
Well it's "only a feeling".

"The great Bayern" have been changed by Pep though, so really it's over. A new great Bayern side has replaced them.

You're right its only 3 seasons really for United I guess. And for Barca, I guess 3 seasons too.