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Now of course Arsenal have ditched their manager as well. So we wait to see who gets that job. A number of other managers are at risk as well.
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Somehow, Ole outlasted both Emery and Pochettino, with the latter already linked to Arsenal.
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I would find it surprising if Poch joins Arsenal.
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City 1 United 2

Are Liverpool now dead certain to win the Premier League for the first time?
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Of course not. It’s still five months until the PL is over.
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I guess so, but it is Liverpool’s to lose
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Håland, what a player. Can't wait to see what the future holds for him. PSG is lucky to have a away goal, and to have lost only by one, it could have been a lot worse.
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It’s insane really. Ten goals in CL in seven games. Scoring goals for fun.
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rotten luck
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who new u could play in the same CL for two teams? this must be new. your team lost? join better team right away!
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Is that the same LASK beaten at home behind closed doors five nil by Manchester United 😁?
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Premier league football back 17 June apparently
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1 week for Portugal :)
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My team (Hearts) have been expelled from the Premier in Scotland. Complete farce. One of a very small numbers of teams to be "relegated" from a top-flight league in Europe without completing the season. We were bottom with eight games to go (four points behind second bottom, only one team gets relegated automatically and the second bottom team goes into playoffs). It's gone to court and will now go to arbitration.
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I thought they were relegated according to the rules. But yes it’s harsh. I see it is local arbitration so good luck.
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Cippenham wrote: July 5th, 2020, 2:25 pm I thought they were relegated according to the rules. But yes it’s harsh. I see it is local arbitration so good luck.
What rules? There were eight games left to play and we were four points behind 11th. The last five games were going to be against 7th-11th place as well.

There was a vote ages ago on whether or not to end the season. The vote would have failed but the SPFL "lost" Dundee's 'no' vote and then managed to convince Dundee to change their vote to a 'yes' and that ended the season and they ended up expelling us from the league because of that vote. The club's received the proposal on voting to end the season about two days before the had to vote and were told they had to vote 'yes' or wouldn't get the TV money (or something along those lines, that claim appears to have been very dubious).

There was then a vote on reconstruction to 14-10-10-10 instead of 12-10-10-10 which would have meant two teams were promoted from each league and no teams were relegated without finishing the season but that vote failed. It's been handled terribly from the start. They also cancelled the promotion playoffs from tier 5 into the league (which the tier 5 teams are extremely unhappy about but they don't have the finances to challenge such a decision).

The rules of relegation are that teams are relegated at the end of the season, there are no rules to relegate teams after 30 of 38 games.

I think France and Belgium are the only European leagues (at least of the to 20 leagues in Europe...I only checked that far as it was taking ages) to have relegated any teams without finishing the season although I know that's been challenged legally in both cases as well. Most leagues have either decided to complete the season or have cancelled relegation.
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I agree so good luck
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Welcome (again!) (l)

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Bem-vindo Pedrinho!

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Life as Fiction wrote: August 25th, 2011, 10:24 pm The group stage draws are out today with some rather silly groups:

Group A - Bayern Munich / Villarreal / Manchester City / Napoli
Group B - Inter Milan / CSKA Moscow / Lille / Trabzonspor
Group C - Manchester United / Benfica / FC Basel / Otelul Galati
Group D – Real Madrid / Lyon / Ajax / Dinamo Zagreb
Group E - Chelsea / Valencia / Bayer Leverkusen / Genk
Group F - Arsenal / Marseille / Olympiakos / Borussia Dortmund
Group G – FC Porto / Shakhtar Donetsk / Zenit St Petersburg / APOEL
Group H – Barcelona / AC Milan / BATE Borisov / Viktoria Plzen

We're going to have to put up a hell of a fight to beat the #2 French team and then the German champions. Terrible Group G, though Group A should have some great matches.
I have a good feeling about Chelsea’s chances here.
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At the weekend United conceded 6 and Liverpool 7. Imagine the odds😁
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Cippenham wrote: October 6th, 2020, 7:16 am At the weekend United conceded 6 and Liverpool 7. Imagine the odds😁
and City 5 :D
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Vardy knocks down LGBTQ flag. News clearly fail to mention it.
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So six teams are forming a so called Super League. Many people are opposed and think they should be expelled from all other leagues and competing in any other competition and the players from playing for their country. I would agree. Maybe the owners will relocate these teams to elsewhere. I have been a Manchester United fan for most of my life but don’t support this so called super league so would have to support all efforts against it. Arsenal are only an average team but think they have the right to be in this, the whole thing is a joke and a bad one.
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Cippenham wrote: April 19th, 2021, 5:37 am So six teams are forming a so called Super League. Many people are opposed and think they should be expelled from all other leagues and competing in any other competition and the players from playing for their country. I would agree. Maybe the owners will relocate these teams to elsewhere. I have been a Manchester United fan for most of my life but don’t support this so called super league so would have to support all efforts against it. Arsenal are only an average team but think they have the right to be in this, the whole thing is a joke and a bad one.
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Probably never going to happen, but it is indeed sickening.
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How very left auth conservative of you, Cippenham.
What about 12 teams, would you support that?
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No I am against the Super league completely
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It is 12 teams actually but will be more later they say , I meant to say it is Arsenal Spurs the 2 Manchester clubs Chelsea and Liverpool so 6 from England and 6 others involved including Real Madrid Barcelona and AC Milan and Inter Milan and Juventus.
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Why won't you support a 20 team int'l league? Other than bc it's a change.
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No relegation and no effort to get there or stay so meaningless matches .
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Treason towards the competitive game. Relegate the 12 clubs from their national leagues immediately.
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Cippenham wrote: April 19th, 2021, 7:10 am No relegation and no effort to get there or stay so meaningless matches .
That can be added later.
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The roots of this go back to the Champions League and having four+ teams as "champions" from the bigger countries. It's all about the money and making sure the gap between the biggest and the rest gets bigger. Not helped by millions of people being "diehard" fans of clubs from cities/countries they aren't from (TV didn't help this sadly).

I wouldn't even watch the Champions League nowadays. Boring with the same teams every year.
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Statement from the Manchester City Official Supporter's Club:
European Super League

Football Supporters will have seen reports in the media that 6 English PL Clubs – Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Spurs have agreed to form a breakaway European Super League along with other high profile European teams

These stories have now been confirmed and do include City and we are extremely disappointed to have that confirmation

Manchester City FC Official Supporters Club are totally opposed to anything which creates a breakaway ‘European Super League" .This proposed new competition has no sporting merit and would seem to be motivated by greed

Furthermore it has been created without the knowledge or input of any Supporters Groups and once again shows those involved have zero regard for the game’s traditions .

We are determined to fight against this proposed Super League and will once again work with the 1894 Group all other Fan Groups to do everything we can to ensure our voices are heard

These owners, irrespective of where they come from, seem to think Football belongs to them - It doesn't it belongs to us - The Supporters, irrespective of which team we support.
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