Weekend football (10th-12th August)

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Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by Tsi » Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:31 pm

TBC wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:13 pm
Was never convinced that Pellegrini could be the kind of coach that can improve players and have the team playing better than the sum of its parts, which West Ham will need despite the heavy investment. Comes across as more of a luxury manager who picks very good players and let’s them do their own thing.

Won’t succeed at West Ham, bookmark.
Don't worry Rafa will sort them out next season <erk>

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by TBC » Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:13 pm

Was never convinced that Pellegrini could be the kind of coach that can improve players and have the team playing better than the sum of its parts, which West Ham will need despite the heavy investment. Comes across as more of a luxury manager who picks very good players and let’s them do their own thing.

Won’t succeed at West Ham, bookmark.

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by Bodacious Benny » Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:55 pm

ColbacksFlamingBarnet wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:44 pm
Liverpool look absolutely incredible, especially as west ham have strengthened themselves well and have a good manager in Pellegrini.
Wtf were West Ham doing playing so high? Absolutely f***ing stupid.

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by ColbacksFlamingBarnet » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:44 pm

Liverpool look absolutely incredible, especially as west ham have strengthened themselves well and have a good manager in Pellegrini.

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by Sir Bobby » Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:57 pm

Donkey Toon wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:41 pm
Sir Bobby wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:26 pm


I heard something about them being in training 9 until 7 every day (obviously with breaks and stuff). That's a risky strategy for an already light squad
Yeah I saw an interview with a player (can't remember which) and he said they were having 3 training sessions a day, although he said much of it was tactical training rather than physical. Even so.

The energy they have shown first two games is outstanding but I can't see them maintaining it for too long. Especially when they come to the Xmas fixture congestion.
I figured a lot of it would be tactical. I don’t know how many hours are typically spent on tactics but my gut feeling is that more could/should be spent on it. Maybe it’ll do Leeds well, and, as you said, if their first two games are anything to go by it would seem so

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by Donkey Toon » Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:41 pm

Sir Bobby wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:26 pm
Donkey Toon wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:56 pm
Leeds looking really good again today. Don't think they'll keep this up all season but great to watch at the moment.
I heard something about them being in training 9 until 7 every day (obviously with breaks and stuff). That's a risky strategy for an already light squad
Yeah I saw an interview with a player (can't remember which) and he said they were having 3 training sessions a day, although he said much of it was tactical training rather than physical. Even so.

The energy they have shown first two games is outstanding but I can't see them maintaining it for too long. Especially when they come to the Xmas fixture congestion.

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by Sir Bobby » Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:26 pm

Donkey Toon wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:56 pm
Leeds looking really good again today. Don't think they'll keep this up all season but great to watch at the moment.
I heard something about them being in training 9 until 7 every day (obviously with breaks and stuff). That's a risky strategy for an already light squad

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by Donkey Toon » Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:56 pm

Leeds looking really good again today. Don't think they'll keep this up all season but great to watch at the moment.

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by TBC » Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:45 pm

Hope Derby do well this year, I really like Frank Lampard.

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by Colback's Orange Tufts » Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:00 pm

I've just spent two minutes on bbc football trying to find Sunderland score. Took me a while to realise I shouldn't be looking on the championship page

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by Colback's Orange Tufts » Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:17 pm

No longer in the bottom three 8)

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by UlversToon » Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:52 pm

ALF wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:30 pm
Where's Ulvers? <fist> <fist>



Maddison looks like a very good player.
Sorry lads on the lash in the Toon before the game tomorrow! Normal service will be resumed next week!

<cheers>

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by TBC » Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:04 pm

Sanchez has been s**** since he moved to Man Utd

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by ALF » Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:45 pm

Bailly should be off.

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by ALF » Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:44 pm

Bodacious Benny wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:38 pm
ALF wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:36 pm
Rashford is not a good player.
Or he's been played out of position and constantly rotated under Mourinho in a team that gets dominated in possession by Leicester.

Like TBC says he's never a 9. Makes all the wrong runs and just isn't a good enough finisher. He scores less than Ayoze.

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by TBC » Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:39 pm

I just don’t think he’s a 9, his pace is better utilised coming in from out wide in a front 3.

Always liked the look of Bailly, I know he’s been injured a bit but he’s a £30m defender who should be given a proper run in the team.

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by Bodacious Benny » Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:38 pm

ALF wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:36 pm
Rashford is not a good player.
Or he's been played out of position and constantly rotated under Mourinho in a team that gets dominated in possession by Leicester.

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by ALF » Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:36 pm

Rashford is not a good player.

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by ALF » Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:35 pm

Leicester in general look good, shame they gave away a stupid penalty.

Re: Weekend football (10th-12th August)

by TBC » Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:31 pm

He does doesn’t he? Hasn’t looked out of his depth at all so far.

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