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Offline SmethDan

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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #100 on: February 19, 2018, 10:53:38 AM »
Wonder if Pardew and the rest of our lot were sitting down watching Rochdale draw with Spurs. Commitment, passion and a will never to give up...cant remember the last time I saw that from us...

Sound a lot like us at Anfield, a performance which now seems so very long ago.
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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #101 on: February 19, 2018, 12:02:41 PM »
Sound a lot like us at Anfield, a performance which now seems so very long ago.

it does seem a lot longer than just over 3 weeks ago, probably because in that time we've not performed against Man city, Southampton (twice) and Chelsea.
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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #102 on: February 19, 2018, 02:03:49 PM »
Wonder if Pardew and the rest of our lot were sitting down watching Rochdale draw with Spurs. Commitment, passion and a will never to give up...cant remember the last time I saw that from us...
They are also bottom of League 1 though, the synergy is scary.

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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #103 on: February 19, 2018, 08:52:16 PM »
Love the ex pro's defending Delph's red in the Man City game against Wigan. Favourite being Lescott's 'You can understand why the referee gave the red card but the ball was bouncing so you can see why Delph's foot was high.'

Kicked off in the tunnel with Guardiola then. Raging he was. Deffo red for me.

Ref pulled a yellow out, wrote on it, then pulled his red out, wrote and that and showed it. Clearly caught up in the moment. FA Cup madness at its best.

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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #104 on: February 19, 2018, 09:46:35 PM »
We would have got Wigan away in the cup for a place in the semis.
Unbelievable. When it rains it pours.

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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #105 on: February 19, 2018, 09:53:38 PM »
Well after all grandstanding by Guardiola about officials needing to protect players. Well he finally got his wish.

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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #106 on: February 19, 2018, 09:57:50 PM »
Tonight’s result makes our defeat last Saturday even more significant. We would have been at Wigan in the next round with a place in the semi final at stake. Ah, well...

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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #107 on: February 19, 2018, 10:03:27 PM »
We would have got Wigan away in the cup for a place in the semis.
Unbelievable. When it rains it pours.

I just knew that would happen tonight. Bloody typical that is. Still, saved us further embarrassment in losing at Wigan I suppose. On another note, that smarmy, slimy git Lineker couldn't even get Wigan's name right after the match. Wigan Town he called them. I really can't stand him.

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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #108 on: February 19, 2018, 10:04:00 PM »
Good luck to em, rode their luck but stopped City scoring.

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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #109 on: February 19, 2018, 10:36:02 PM »
If you have desire...You have a chance.
Please inform our players!

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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #110 on: February 19, 2018, 10:42:09 PM »
If you have desire...You have a chance.
Please inform our players!

And having a manager willing and able to change tactics and formations during the course of a match to suit different passages of play makes a huge difference too. And that is with 3rd tier players.

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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #111 on: February 19, 2018, 10:52:04 PM »
Not just desire - the ability to defend a corner or set piece wouldn't go missing either.
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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #112 on: February 19, 2018, 10:53:10 PM »
With any cup...You only have only one chance.
You have to attack.
Last weekend, we set up to defend, as per Pulis. We all know the outcome.
How can we get it through some manager's brains?
Perhaps we only employ those resigned to failing.

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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #113 on: February 19, 2018, 11:08:26 PM »
Just a question would we have had the same number as Southampton in the cup draw if we had beaten them.
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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #114 on: February 19, 2018, 11:10:53 PM »

Yes, number 2.

Don't worry though we'll get the chance to play at Wigan next season

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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #115 on: February 20, 2018, 06:38:47 AM »
Another great chance to do something wasted  :-[
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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #116 on: February 20, 2018, 11:17:52 AM »
Come on you lot be honest if we had beaten Southampton how many of you thought that the next round we would have been playing Man City not Wigan.
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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #117 on: February 20, 2018, 12:02:15 PM »
Come on you lot be honest if we had beaten Southampton how many of you thought that the next round we would have been playing Man City not Wigan.

Does it matter what anyone would have thought when the draw was made?

Two things do matter now though.

1. Wigan are through

2. We're already out.

No disrespect to Wigan but however it's dressed up we've missed out on a wonderful opportunity of progression to the latter rounds of the FA Cup.
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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #118 on: February 20, 2018, 12:09:30 PM »
Does it matter what anyone would have thought when the draw was made?

Two things do matter now though.

1. Wigan are through

2. We're already out.

No disrespect to Wigan but however it's dressed up we've missed out on a wonderful opportunity of progression to the latter rounds of the FA Cup.
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Man City thought that. :o
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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #119 on: February 20, 2018, 12:16:57 PM »
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Man City thought that. :o

I'm aware City fancied their chances and there are obvious reasons why.

If we'd gone through would you have preferred to face Wigan or City in the next round?

Would you have been happy with our chances against Wigan?

Do you think we'd have had a decent chance of progression to the Semi Final of the FA Cup?

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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #120 on: February 20, 2018, 01:10:07 PM »
I'm aware City fancied their chances and there are obvious reasons why.

If we'd gone through would you have preferred to face Wigan or City in the next round?

Would you have been happy with our chances against Wigan?

Do you think we'd have had a decent chance of progression to the Semi Final of the FA Cup?

If we'd gone through would you have preferred to face Wigan or City in the next round? Wigan

Would you have been happy with our chances against Wigan?
   On recent displays it would have been a struggle.

Do you think we'd have had a decent chance of progression to the Semi Final of the FA Cup?  I would have thought every Albion fan would have thought we had a decent chance, but there again I bet every City fan thought they had a decent chance of reaching the 6th round.

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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #121 on: February 20, 2018, 04:24:13 PM »
If we'd gone through would you have preferred to face Wigan or City in the next round? Wigan

Would you have been happy with our chances against Wigan?
   On recent displays it would have been a struggle.

Do you think we'd have had a decent chance of progression to the Semi Final of the FA Cup? I would have thought every Albion fan would have thought we had a decent chance, but there again I bet every City fan thought they had a decent chance of reaching the 6th round.

So, and in your own words, it's not too much of an effort to see why some of us think it's an opportunity lost then really  ;) ?
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« Reply #122 on: February 20, 2018, 04:39:24 PM »
So, and in your own words, it's not too much of an effort to see why some of us think it's an opportunity lost then really  ;) ?
What ever, after last Saturday, it don't really matter does it.  ;)
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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #123 on: February 20, 2018, 05:11:47 PM »
What ever, after last Saturday, it don't really matter does it........  ;)

...........as originally acknowledged in post #117 some five hours ago  ;D  ;) .

"2. We're already out".

So it doesn't really matter what people thought about the prospect of playing Man City when the draw was initially made.

Glad you came around to my way of thinking in the end though, that our defeat to Southampton was indeed an opportunity lost  8) .
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Re: FA Cup 17/18
« Reply #124 on: February 21, 2018, 03:08:06 PM »
...........as originally acknowledged in post #117 some five hours ago  ;D  ;) .

"2. We're already out".

So it doesn't really matter what people thought about the prospect of playing Man City when the draw was initially made.

Glad you came around to my way of thinking in the end though, that our defeat to Southampton was indeed an opportunity lost  8) .

good point at which to close this thread and consign it to the "complete waste of time bin"!   SADLY!
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