The English Lower League thread

Discussion in 'Soccer' started by Stray Wasp, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. SSF

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    Good to see Charlton back up in the 2nd tier; sadly that joy is tempered by the fact Lee Bowyer is the Addicks manager.
     
  2. Stray Wasp

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    Well, now lovely Stewart Donald and his equally lovely minion will be able to show the world the full extent of their bottomless and totally sincere devotion to sunderland football club.
     
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    Sunderland Til I Die Part 2 will have an even sadder ending with the stoppage time goal from today
     
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    Sadder or funnier, depending on your point of view.

    Lee Bowyer can still **** off, though.
     
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    I don't know if it has been mentioned bu Leyton Orient is coming back into the Football League after their troubles financially and ensuing relegations
     
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    Villa score right before the halftime whistle, header by El Ghazi.

    Hopefully that will open the game up a bit, not much between the two sides before that, only one shot on target between the two teams. Lots of hard work and commitment as expected but no end product.
     
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    Very scrappy start to the 2nd half, literally a foul every 30 seconds and three bookings
     
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    2:0 Villa, weird goal, a shot from long range is deflected and looped into the six yard box but the Derby keeper wasn't strong off his line and headed in by McGinn. However in any country but England that play would have been called a foul on the keeper as the Derby keeper did have contact with the ball :D

    Probably deserved, don't think Derby have even gotten 30 yards from the Villa goal this 2nd half
     
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    Derby cut the lead with 10 minutes to go, Villa were all over the place and have simply stopped playing, momentum all on Derby's side now
     
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    Is this televised in the US?
     
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    only on ESPN+ which is stupid because this should be on regular ESPN
     
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    Villa promoted to the Premier League

    Game was a dud for about 70 minutes and it looked like Villa would cruise to the finish but they parked the bus and Derby gained momentum, they pushed and pushed but weren't able to get the equalizer
     
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    UTV!

    Villa back where they belong.

    Especially sweeter by being the ones that knocked Leeds out.
     
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    Welcome back Villa! Villa Park is a stadium that deserves to be in the top flight
     
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    Prince Wlliam shown celebrating promotion alongsode John Carew, David Cameron as well. Didier Drogba was also amongst the crowd, didn't see if he celebrated, though (probably not). All things considered, Villa might be actually be best off amongst the promoted clubs.
     
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    I am so ****ing stoked for Villa. They're back in the top flight where they have always belonged for 100 years now. Their absence from the EPL reminds me of that Arby's catchphrase of "A sandwich without meat isn't." And the EPL just isn't the EPL without the Lions. The only bigger mind **** would be if we lost a team like Everton.

    Dean Smith is a gem. Do not let that man go.
     
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    AlwaysSunnyInTampa LOLZ! This friggin sucks dude!

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    Leeds gonna Leeds. I've always felt bad for them because of how much things fell apart after such a good run of success. Sadly their crushing loss to Derby was/is right up their alley. The only more deserving fates more par for the course is how United and Liverpool's supremacy of the EPL and Europe come at the expense of one another as it always has been. It is no coincidence that Liverpool may be Champions of Europe Saturday while United are looking for answers and yet even 20 years ago United were kings of the world while Liverpool were looking for answers. Go back to 50 years Shankly passes by Manchester in a flash. Go back further and Liverpool are in Division 2 while the Busby Babes are the greatest team on the pitch.
     
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    Villa is one of the ten biggest clubs in the country, but they've been relegated six times in their history, one of which took them from the second tier into the third (and their return to the second tier took two seasons).
     
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    Did Cameron break into a chorus of 'I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles'?
     
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    Wee Baby Seamus Yo, Goober, where's the meat?

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    I wonder if Drogba got happy drunk with Terry or sad drunk with Lampard afterwards
     
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    When you look at the whole history, yeah they've been up and down. Just about every club has been but they've got about 130 seasons and probably 25 years at best have been spent out of the top flight. They have won little compared to wealthier rivals but their duration is at least comparable
     
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    Got their coach...

     
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    What the hell happened to County? I know they dropped out but...

    Bolton are f*cked. Will they even have any senior players to field? Last I heard they were looking for employment elsewhere. It's been going on way too long.
     

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