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If its the Liverpool that played last night - i think we can smash em'. Game should have been over for the Swans at half time tbh.

 

We'll see if the Spurs game was really a one-off or the start of United finding their feet again. 

 

I thought Liverpool did well, Swansea are in good form at the minute, beating you guys at home and Southampton away recently.

 

Ground out a result like good teams do and did a professional job to hold onto the lead in the second half. 

 

Either way, I think it will be a close match.

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Rory - I don't really know much about you obviously as to me you are just a guy on a blink forum. I get the impression you live down in England and travel about to games as and when you can get to them so you don't live in Scotland? Whats your opinions on the Offensive Behaviour at Football (and Threatening Communications Act) ? IMO Scotland has turned into a sinister place where the SNP government now dictate what you can say, they have now politicised the police force and various other things. A Rangers fan was jailed last week for 4 months for singing the Billy boys. This is outrageous considering there are alot worse crimes which can merit just a slap on the wrist. Whats your experiences of this if any?


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I live down in London yeah. I think the Offensive Behaviour bill is a terrible idea. I think it was kinda rushed through as an emergency measure after the "shame game" in 2011 or whenever it was, so that the politicians looked like they were doing something to combat sectarianism at football. I don't think it was thought through well at all, the wording in it seems purposefully vague so that they can almost choose to prosecute whoever they want for doing almost anything at a football match.

The good news is, that in the years since it's been introduced, there's been a lot of opposition to it - not just from fans but from public organisations and similar (FAC). I think those in Holyrood are finally starting to realise that it's a fundamentally flawed piece of legislation, and I think there's a fairly good chance it will be repealed or at least rewritten at some point in the not too distant future. I can't remember the number exactly but a shockingly high number of cases which go to court as a result of the Offensive Behaviour bill just get thrown out of court cos they have no real legal basis.

Kill the bill!

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I thought Liverpool did well, Swansea are in good form at the minute, beating you guys at home and Southampton away recently.

 

Ground out a result like good teams do and did a professional job to hold onto the lead in the second half. 

 

Either way, I think it will be a close match.

 

 

The first half - the game should have been over. worst i've seen Livepool play this season. The gk pulled off some amazing saves to keep them in the game. The second half was an improvement (as you'd expect) but it was still a flat performance.

 

I think if play the same team/formation from here on in we can go on a good run. 

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Would love man city to lose or draw and Liverpool to beat man u! Then see man city miss out on champions league football :) shire money grabbing club..

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The first half - the game should have been over. worst i've seen Livepool play this season. The gk pulled off some amazing saves to keep them in the game. The second half was an improvement (as you'd expect) but it was still a flat performance.

 

I think if play the same team/formation from here on in we can go on a good run. 

 

No way?! some of their performances earlier in the season were far worse than that, they'd have been 2-0 down if it were back in September/October or so. 

 

I think whoever gets the better of Sunday has the big advantage in the run in. 

 

Henderson is starting to look the real deal for me, yes he isn't Stevie G at his peak but who is? great player who is now adding goals and assists to his game. 

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He had a quiet half, like a lot of players do. He has been immense the last couple of months and has been a big part in their improving league position. He'd get in your midfield. 

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He had a quiet half, like a lot of players do. He has been immense the last couple of months and has been a big part in their improving league position. He'd get in your midfield. 

 

They we're awful - i can't think of a single meaningful attack. Even the commentators were saying it - Swansea should have been out of sight. Mignolet was outstanding.

 

i don't think he would - Carrick/Herrera/Blind/Mata all better imo. 

 

I don't think he's half the player you make him out to be, and question whether we're watching the same player sometimes. Even Liverpool fans are and have been on his case this season. He wouldn't be my captain at all, he's average at best imo. 

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Shocking pens. Atletico through.

Arsenal were so close, should have started Ramsey from start. Absolute madness starting Coquelin.

Championship is hotting up, what a brilliant league. Watford are looking so strong now, really hope Bournemouth can do it though, Eddie Howe done a brilliant job there.

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Fuck, that was tense. We were pretty poor in both legs. They were quite shite aswell, so none of the teams deserved to go through lol. We better step up our game or any of the teams in the quarterfinals will destroy us.


 


Raul García has got to be the worst player in La Liga since the beginning of the year.


 


I shat my pants coz my brother told me that Leverkusens keeper has had the most penalty saves in the last 5 seasons of the Bundesliga. (8/23).


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Norwich seem to be letting it slip a bit now :( glad we got a draw, still feels like 2 points dropped though. Didn't see the game but was keeping up on twitter and it sounded like a really dodgy decision to disallow our first goal. Also, Vaughn ripping his shirt off and getting sent off is fucking hilarious, especially since when he played (breifly) for us we loved the guy!


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They we're awful - i can't think of a single meaningful attack. Even the commentators were saying it - Swansea should have been out of sight. Mignolet was outstanding.

 

i don't think he would - Carrick/Herrera/Blind/Mata all better imo. 

 

I don't think he's half the player you make him out to be, and question whether we're watching the same player sometimes. Even Liverpool fans are and have been on his case this season. He wouldn't be my captain at all, he's average at best imo. 

 

You can't compare him to Mata at all as they are different players who play in different positions and I would personally take him over Blind and Herrera. Opinions vary in football. I think Herrera is a good player but you treat him as the second coming of Christ. 

 

I could say the same about Emre Can, you said he was absolutely shocking but I think he's proven himself to be a great asset to Liverpool even playing out of position this season. 

 

Football would be boring if we all agreed!

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You can't compare him to Mata at all as they are different players who play in different positions and I would personally take him over Blind and Herrera. Opinions vary in football. I think Herrera is a good player but you treat him as the second coming of Christ. 

 

I could say the same about Emre Can, you said he was absolutely shocking but I think he's proven himself to be a great asset to Liverpool even playing out of position this season. 

 

Football would be boring if we all agreed!

 

Well Mata's played centrally alot this season and i think he done very well. He's got alot more in his locker than Henderson ever will. So you'd pick Carrick over Hendo then? I certainly would, only age would be the factor. 

 

For our midfield - Herrera has been exactly that - you'd be hard pressed to find any United fan who says otherwise. Like i said before we signed him - he's the perfect midfielder for what we were missing. Easily one of the stand out players for us this season. Our entire play revolves around him now - similar to Scholes in a way. He's also our best ball winner too which is something we've lacked recently. 

 

Still not impressed with Can - he's the same player i watched alot at Leverkusen. If this is what constitutes as good Liverpool players then i'll be very happy. Looked very suspect in the Swansea game. I'll definitely give him a chance - after all its still his debut season, maybe he just needs to settle in a regular position. 

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