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OT: Officially The Official Soccer Thread
(05-08-2017 01:12 AM)DexterDevil Wrote:  Went to a D4 (US) match Saturday down in Detroit and watched some lady on her phone get nailed in the head with a soccer ball, was mildly entertaining.

There is no official tier 4 league. Which amateur league was it?


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OT: Officially The Official Soccer Thread
(05-08-2017 02:45 AM)chiefsfan Wrote:  
(05-08-2017 01:52 AM)Kronke Wrote:  Will Liverpool Coog'it?

If our remaining fixtures were @Chelsea, Spurs, I'd feel pretty confident, but @WHU, Middlesbrough, eh, that's a tall order.

Liverpool's advantage is that neither Manchester United or Arsenal look terribly interested in making the Champions League either

Man United has so many injuries they seem to be putting everything in on getting in through the Europa League, Arsenal is well...Arsenal.

I ain't mad at ManUre as if they win it Everton joins Europa in the group stage.


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(05-08-2017 09:12 AM)PurpleReigns Wrote:  
(05-08-2017 02:45 AM)chiefsfan Wrote:  
(05-08-2017 01:52 AM)Kronke Wrote:  Will Liverpool Coog'it?

If our remaining fixtures were @Chelsea, Spurs, I'd feel pretty confident, but @WHU, Middlesbrough, eh, that's a tall order.

Liverpool's advantage is that neither Manchester United or Arsenal look terribly interested in making the Champions League either

Man United has so many injuries they seem to be putting everything in on getting in through the Europa League, Arsenal is well...Arsenal.

I ain't mad at ManUre as if they win it Everton joins Europa in the group stage.


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Just like I will never be mad at you guys for forgetting what the goal looks like for a couple weeks if we end up surviving this.
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OT: Officially The Official Soccer Thread
(05-08-2017 10:56 AM)chiefsfan Wrote:  
(05-08-2017 09:12 AM)PurpleReigns Wrote:  
(05-08-2017 02:45 AM)chiefsfan Wrote:  
(05-08-2017 01:52 AM)Kronke Wrote:  Will Liverpool Coog'it?

If our remaining fixtures were @Chelsea, Spurs, I'd feel pretty confident, but @WHU, Middlesbrough, eh, that's a tall order.

Liverpool's advantage is that neither Manchester United or Arsenal look terribly interested in making the Champions League either

Man United has so many injuries they seem to be putting everything in on getting in through the Europa League, Arsenal is well...Arsenal.

I ain't mad at ManUre as if they win it Everton joins Europa in the group stage.


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Just like I will never be mad at you guys for forgetting what the goal looks like for a couple weeks if we end up surviving this.

Lukaku needs to be benched but I don't know if Koeman can go through with that one (with that said, he's benched everyone else who's started for us so this is the exception not the rule)


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RE: OT: Officially The Official Soccer Thread
(05-08-2017 12:09 PM)PurpleReigns Wrote:  
(05-08-2017 10:56 AM)chiefsfan Wrote:  
(05-08-2017 09:12 AM)PurpleReigns Wrote:  
(05-08-2017 02:45 AM)chiefsfan Wrote:  
(05-08-2017 01:52 AM)Kronke Wrote:  Will Liverpool Coog'it?

If our remaining fixtures were @Chelsea, Spurs, I'd feel pretty confident, but @WHU, Middlesbrough, eh, that's a tall order.

Liverpool's advantage is that neither Manchester United or Arsenal look terribly interested in making the Champions League either

Man United has so many injuries they seem to be putting everything in on getting in through the Europa League, Arsenal is well...Arsenal.

I ain't mad at ManUre as if they win it Everton joins Europa in the group stage.


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Just like I will never be mad at you guys for forgetting what the goal looks like for a couple weeks if we end up surviving this.

Lukaku needs to be benched but I don't know if Koeman can go through with that one (with that said, he's benched everyone else who's started for us so this is the exception not the rule)


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Has the Koeman honeymoon feeling worn off yet Purp? I'm sure Soton would love to have him back with the bus parking maneuverability practice Puel seems to be doing down there every weekend.
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RE: OT: Officially The Official Soccer Thread
Obviously the Pro/Rel playoffs are still on-going, but here are the Promotions and Relegations for the top 4 leagues in England so far:

Premier League
Relegated
Sunderland

In contention for the drop
Palace: 38 points with 2 games to play (win against Hull/draw against Hull will secure their spot in the Prem. next season)
Swansea: 35 points with 2 games to play
Hull: 34 points with 2 games to play
Middlesbrough: 28 points with 3 games to play (If Chelsea game holds they will be relegated)

Championship
Promoted
Newcastle
Brighton

Promotion Playoff
3. Reading vs. 6. Fulham
4. Wednesday vs. 5. Huddersfield Town

Relegated
Blackburn
Wigan
Rotherham

League One
Promoted
Sheffield United
Bolton

Promotion Playoff
3. Scunthorpe vs. 6. Millwall
4. Fleetwood vs. 5. Bradford City

Relegated
Chesterfield
Coventry
Swindon
Port Vale

League Two
Promoted
Doncaster
Plymouth Argyle
Portsmouth (Finally)

Promotion Playoff
4. Luton vs. 7. Blackpool
5. Exeter City vs. 6. Carlisle

Relegated
Hartlepool
Leyton Orient

Promoted from National League:
Lincoln City and winner of Forest Green vs. Tranmere Rovers


Glad to see Burton staying in the Championship, and still kind of crazy to see Blackburn get the drop. Also happy to see Portsmouth moving up...wouldn't mind seeing Wimbledon jump up to the Championship next season too.
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RE: OT: Officially The Official Soccer Thread
Where do the relegated teams from League Two go to? I'm not well-versed in lower tier English football.
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(05-08-2017 05:22 PM)DefCONNOne Wrote:  Where do the relegated teams from League Two go to? I'm not well-versed in lower tier English football.

national

was hoping dagenham would have made the jump to league 2, but they faltered to forest green

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championship
league 1
league 2
national
national north/south

and then 15 or so lower levels
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OT: Officially The Official Soccer Thread
(05-08-2017 12:12 PM)BearcatMan Wrote:  
(05-08-2017 12:09 PM)PurpleReigns Wrote:  
(05-08-2017 10:56 AM)chiefsfan Wrote:  
(05-08-2017 09:12 AM)PurpleReigns Wrote:  
(05-08-2017 02:45 AM)chiefsfan Wrote:  Liverpool's advantage is that neither Manchester United or Arsenal look terribly interested in making the Champions League either

Man United has so many injuries they seem to be putting everything in on getting in through the Europa League, Arsenal is well...Arsenal.

I ain't mad at ManUre as if they win it Everton joins Europa in the group stage.


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Just like I will never be mad at you guys for forgetting what the goal looks like for a couple weeks if we end up surviving this.

Lukaku needs to be benched but I don't know if Koeman can go through with that one (with that said, he's benched everyone else who's started for us so this is the exception not the rule)


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Has the Koeman honeymoon feeling worn off yet Purp? I'm sure Soton would love to have him back with the bus parking maneuverability practice Puel seems to be doing down there every weekend.

Nah we're keeping Koeman till Barca wants him!


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RE: OT: Officially The Official Soccer Thread
(05-08-2017 02:54 PM)BearcatMan Wrote:  Obviously the Pro/Rel playoffs are still on-going, but here are the Promotions and Relegations for the top 4 leagues in England so far:

Premier League
Relegated
Sunderland

In contention for the drop
Palace: 38 points with 2 games to play (win against Hull/draw against Hull will secure their spot in the Prem. next season)
Swansea: 35 points with 2 games to play
Hull: 34 points with 2 games to play
Middlesbrough: 28 points with 3 games to play (If Chelsea game holds they will be relegated)

Championship
Promoted
Newcastle
Brighton

Promotion Playoff
3. Reading vs. 6. Fulham
4. Wednesday vs. 5. Huddersfield Town

Relegated
Blackburn
Wigan
Rotherham

League One
Promoted
Sheffield United
Bolton

Promotion Playoff
3. Scunthorpe vs. 6. Millwall
4. Fleetwood vs. 5. Bradford City

Relegated
Chesterfield
Coventry
Swindon
Port Vale

League Two
Promoted
Doncaster
Plymouth Argyle
Portsmouth (Finally)

Promotion Playoff
4. Luton vs. 7. Blackpool
5. Exeter City vs. 6. Carlisle

Relegated
Hartlepool
Leyton Orient

Promoted from National League:
Lincoln City and winner of Forest Green vs. Tranmere Rovers


Glad to see Burton staying in the Championship, and still kind of crazy to see Blackburn get the drop. Also happy to see Portsmouth moving up...wouldn't mind seeing Wimbledon jump up to the Championship next season too.

Middlesborough officially relegated with the loss to Chelsea today.

Final slot could go a bunch of different ways. Only way it gets decided this weekend is if Swansea wins at Sunderland and Hull loses at Palace.

If Hull/Palace draw, it is guaranteed to go to Survival Sunday undecided. Thing to watch is that Swansea play first this week with the typical Saturday 3pm English time games. Hull/Palace is on Sunday. We already saw this week how Swansea reacted to watching Hull lose before it ever took the field. Swans need to win to really put pressure on Hull.
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