Europa League 2016/17

Discussion in 'European Football' started by Nikola, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. Nikola

    Nikola Optimist with a bit of experience. Admin

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    Thread for the new season.
     
  2. Zoran

    Zoran Fighting like beavers.

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    Another poor/shocking result by Bilic and West Ham in Europe, 2 years in a row they go out against Astra Giurgiu, one step before the EL group stages.
     
  3. Gegen Pretzel

    Gegen Pretzel Novato Papa

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    Thought this was funny:

    David Gold
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    Tonight we will play our strongest team available to ensure progression to the group stages of the Europa League. dg
     
  4. ILLOK

    ILLOK In the Danger Zone.

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    Haha. West Ham are my new side to actively dislike so this is pleasing.

    Awful.
     
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  5. mattyhurst

    mattyhurst TIA Regular

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    You've got to ask yourself if these teams can't be arsed why do they bother even qualifying, though WHU did do there best to hand it to us at the end of last season.
     
  6. Zoran

    Zoran Fighting like beavers.

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  7. Limiescouse

    Limiescouse Well-Known Member

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    A trip to the Ukraine and Turkey for Utd. Nice.
     
  8. Kanonkop

    Kanonkop Well-Known Member

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    As Europa League draws go, that's on the trickier end of the scale for ManU.
     
  9. Zoran

    Zoran Fighting like beavers.

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    Come on Skrtel and Kuyt, do the job!
     
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  10. Joe Ware

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    Hopefully Skrtel inflicts a season ending injury on Ibra.
    It would make up for that Southampton performance last season.
     
  11. mattyhurst

    mattyhurst TIA Regular

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    To be honest Southampton's isn't easy.

    Though looking at the draw it's not a straight forward breeze through it once was, probably a couple of groups that would have been fine say for us if we had got in but the rest have some tricky ties.
     
  12. Limiescouse

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    I look at the draw for the EL less as whether it's a challenge to get through, as all English sides should get through to the KO (shame on you, West Ham), but more from the perspective of how big a chore the away ties will be how likely they are to affect league preparation.
     
  13. Zoran

    Zoran Fighting like beavers.

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    Watched Yossi last night for Tel Aviv against Hajduk Split, 37 years of age, used more in rotation though he started last night, but still with some classy touches and turns.
     
  14. Gegen Pretzel

    Gegen Pretzel Novato Papa

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    Miss Yossi. What an unexpected gem he was for us.
     
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  15. Joe Ware

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    Hopefully Kuyt will be at his best tonight!
     
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  16. Arminius

    Arminius FSG PR plant Moderator

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    Brad Jones in goal for Feyenoord, had not realized that is where he was now.
     
  17. Elessar

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    Milan Baros scored for Liberec. The game finished 2-2. They played away against Qarabag.
     
  18. El Dorado

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    Mourinho looks like he'd rather be in a dentist's chair than managing in the Europa League.
     
  19. treboeth

    treboeth Well-Known Member

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    GOGO FEY 1 nil up
     
  20. kipland007

    kipland007 TIA Youth Team Valued Member

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    Fenerbache are dreadful this season, close to bottom in Turkey I think and losing to Zorya right now.

    Feyenoord... boom!
     
  21. mattyhurst

    mattyhurst TIA Regular

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    Feyenoord fans belting out "You'll Never Walk Alone"

    lollollol

    Ah I see why they didn't win they played their reserves.... I forgot for a minute looking at the teams you see I saw Bailley, Pogba, De Gea, Smalling, Herrera, Martial

    They then brought on Depay and Ibrahimovic after 60 minutes.... What a squad they must have if they are the reserves fuck off Scholes.
     
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  22. treboeth

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    do they have any ex LFC guys who may have influenced that :?:
     
  23. mattyhurst

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    Kuyt and Brad Jones...
     
  24. Dortmund fan

    Dortmund fan It's fishing time!

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    Balotelli is in the starting squad against Schalke.

    German free tv channel Sport1 shows the game live.
     
  25. treboeth

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    I knew about Kuyt and learnt about Jones today ;-)

    Glad they had time to teach the fans a new song lol
     
  26. treboeth

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    Early goal for Southanmpton
     
  27. Scott Jones

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    De Boers Inter Milan look awful losing 2-0 HBS of Israel,the only other thing more awful is their kit.
     
  28. Scott Jones

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    I reckon the saints will batter Inter,there was a player called Medel playing tonight and he was useless.
     
  29. Dortmund fan

    Dortmund fan It's fishing time!

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    Zero goals from Balotelli today.
     
  30. El Dorado

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    Check out Hapoel Be'er Sheva beating Inter 2 - 0 in Italy today. They've knocked Olympiakos out of Champion's League qualifying, nearly dumped Celtic out and now have been a three-time European champion. Nasty little team from near the Gaza Strip.
     

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