Weird feelings of football

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by fontaine, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. Jun 4, 2019

    Le Red Full Member

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    I don't think it's tactical. There are lots of chances but when players try that nowadays they do it wrong and the keeper gets the ball.
    Football evolved in a lot of aspects but these times severely lack strikers with that killer instinct. And still people don't know why we are nostalgic about the 90s.
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    P0GBA New Member

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    Despite still having Memphis on the back of his shirt, Memphis Depay reverted back to being called Depay as soon as he left Man United.
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    Infordin Full Member

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    Brazil and Argentina are both stacked with talented forwards, yet somehow every international tournament, both countries call up some scrubs you've never heard of before (Everton, Matias Suarez)
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    Needham Full Member

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    No wall has ever provably prevented a free kick being scored.
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    do.ob Full Member

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    When you spot a promising player not yet playing for a top side and you think he's a proper talent and he's going to play for a decent CL side sooner or later and then he joins (a club like) West Ham and you just instantly go from that to feeling his career is basically over now.

    (inspired by Pablo Fornals)
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    KirkDuyt Full Member

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    Left footed players are shite at penalties.
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    Eendracht maakt macht New Member

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    poleglass red Full Member

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    Nah we will wait to he has one good season and then bid 5 times what West Ham paid for him, and then quadruple his wages.
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    Pow Full Member

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    Van persie used to smash them in (bar the one he rolled at de gea in the 8-2) but bar that he was pretty reliable.
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    do.ob Full Member

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    Has West Ham ever sold a player with a profit?
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    Jimmy Skitz Full Member

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    do.ob Full Member

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    I rest my case.
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    Rolandofgilead Inserts strawberry yoghurt rectally Scout

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    :lol:

    I like this!
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Hull City and Wolverhampton have the same kit.
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    DancingPanda New Member

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    :lol:

    #showerthoughts
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    Varun Moderator Staff

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    Infordin Full Member

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    I don’t know if this is a weird feeling or a theory, but I have a strong suspicion that Roy Keane watches Love Island.
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    Winrar Full Member

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    That reminds me of something.

    All the clubs with claret and sky blue color scheme on their kits (e.g. Villa, Burnley, West Ham, Scunthorpe) are, in fact same clubs with a hidden joint "owner" who run these clubs from the shadows.
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    matherto ask me about our 50% off sale!

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    I think at the minunte all those clubs (at least Villa, Burnley and West Ham, not sure on Scunthorpe) are trying their best to merge to throw people off the scent by not having the traditional sky blue sleeves.
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    There's a copa america every year.
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    When someone criticizes a transfer target, they just add 1 or 2 years to their age and nobody bothers to check.
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    Scaring Europe to Death New Member

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    At some point during every World Cup, we'll hear:

    "I've been disappointed with the standard of Free Kicks so far"

    The commentator will then mention Roberto Carlos.
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    Big Ben Foster Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    All players who get fancy "new signing videos" turn out to be massive flops.

    David Ospina wastes at least 30 minutes on goal kicks every match he plays in.
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    paraguayo New Member

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    Suarez will play for Juventus
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    If a one-sided tie goes to penalties, the team that was clearly second-best over 90/120 minutes will win the shootout.
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    Big Ben Foster Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Mentioned this in the Copa America thread... There have been more disallowed goals than allowed goals in this tournament.
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    Infordin Full Member

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    The team I root for in any neutral game always loses
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Does it tend to be the underdog? I always tend to root for the underdog.
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    Infordin Full Member

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    Typically yes.

    Then again, I rooted for Bayern against Chelsea in 2012 when they were the favourite, and we all know how that went...
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Ah, that game...I rooted for Chelsea. :D

    But I also rooted for Atletico in 2014 and 2016. And Dortmund in 2013. :(
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    Needham Full Member

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    Rivaldo appeared in Carlito's Way.
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    jem Full Member

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    Or long-forgotten wasters such as Fred or Diego Tardelli, who are plying their trade in China.
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    jem Full Member

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    Ever Banega isn't young; Ever Banega isn't old. Ever Banega exists in a permanent state of mid-twenty-something.
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    MikeKing Full Member

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    Tell me more.
    He looked older when he was young. Which caused some of the confusion. He was also rated as a talent when young, then deemed not top level too early and the hype disappeared a bit. That made it feel like he was a lot older than he was when he suddenly became rated again. After that, once again it felt like he disappeared for a season or two and came back to perform better, so people felt like he was 33 making a comeback but was actually 27 or 29. Now he is 31 and again some feel its still not too late for him to get a big move. No, I'm lying, he actually exists in a permanent state of the age of 28.
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Nani would have been an even better player for us if he got to play on the right more.

    Albeit Valencia was fantastic in his prime.
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    Infordin Full Member

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    Verratti has never played a meaningful game for Italy
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    Mettaur New Member

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    1) Brazil and Argentina seemed to have a good or at least decent squad on paper. However, they always play like a pub team when I watch them.

    2) Alexis Sanchez seemed to be better with his country than his club.

    3) Despite spending a lot of money in recent seasons, Atletico Madrid seems to always be viewed as an underdog and regressed in their performances.
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    Needham Full Member

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    Pool hall scene. Think he had a bit part in Ghost, too. Maybe it's just a "weird feelings of the movies".
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    :lol:
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    matherto ask me about our 50% off sale!

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    Left footed players are more technically gifted than right footed players.

    Purely based on hearing phrases such as 'a wand of a left foot' or a 'hammer of a left foot' and never hearing anyone describe somebody's right foot in the same way.