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Very early days, but reckon it's going to be very tight at the top this year.
Time for some righteous indignation

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Arsenal to run away with it :P

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Derek wrote:Arsenal to run away with it :P

If Ozil fires, and Giroud, Ramsay, Wilkshire continue to play the way they do.....anything is possible.

remember, its a marathon, not a sprint.

But so far, this season looks promising, 6 teams look like battling out the top 4!!

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Wouldnt mind a few more goals this season, low scoring games appear the norm.

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It's going to be wide open i think, both Manchester sides and Chelsea haven't had the best starts, so teams like Liverpool, Arsenal and Spurs will really have to make their great starts count.
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Liverpool have Soton (h), Sunderland (a) [Suarez back], and Palace (h).
Think we'll still be top 2-3 and undefeated after 9 rounds.
If someone offered give or take 17 points from the first 9 games I'd gently nibble on their upper arm, considering the pre-season commentary from the coaching team was to build up toward peak fitness around Christmas.


Chelsea need to sort their out their striking options out or risk playing catchup in the back half of the season, seems crazy to let Lakuku go on loan. Personally I think Eto'o will be a bit of a dud.
City I think will need time to understand the way Pellegrini wants to play.
Utd have a decent run after City away this week and should be there abouts before Xmas period.
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The Kop wrote:Liverpool have Soton (h), Sunderland (a) [Suarez back], and Palace (h).
Think we'll still be top 2-3 and undefeated after 9 rounds.
If someone offered give or take 17 points from the first 9 games I'd gently nibble on their upper arm, considering the pre-season commentary from the coaching team was to build up toward peak fitness around Christmas.


Chelsea need to sort their out their striking options out or risk playing catchup in the back half of the season, seems crazy to let Lakuku go on loan. Personally I think Eto'o will be a bit of a dud.
City I think will need time to understand the way Pellegrini wants to play.
Utd have a decent run after City away this week and should be there abouts before Xmas period.
Mignolet promised to hurt his hammy that week :wink:
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The Kop wrote:Liverpool have Soton (h), Sunderland (a) [Suarez back], and Palace (h).
Think we'll still be top 2-3 and undefeated after 9 rounds.
If someone offered give or take 17 points from the first 9 games I'd gently nibble on their upper arm, considering the pre-season commentary from the coaching team was to build up toward peak fitness around Christmas.


Chelsea need to sort their out their striking options out or risk playing catchup in the back half of the season, seems crazy to let Lakuku go on loan. Personally I think Eto'o will be a bit of a dud.
City I think will need time to understand the way Pellegrini wants to play.
Utd have a decent run after City away this week and should be there abouts before Xmas period.
Didn't look so good without Coutinho though, but I agree you'll be thereabouts in the lead up to Christmas.
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Nice One Cyril wrote:
The Kop wrote:Liverpool have Soton (h), Sunderland (a) [Suarez back], and Palace (h).
Think we'll still be top 2-3 and undefeated after 9 rounds.
If someone offered give or take 17 points from the first 9 games I'd gently nibble on their upper arm, considering the pre-season commentary from the coaching team was to build up toward peak fitness around Christmas.


Chelsea need to sort their out their striking options out or risk playing catchup in the back half of the season, seems crazy to let Lakuku go on loan. Personally I think Eto'o will be a bit of a dud.
City I think will need time to understand the way Pellegrini wants to play.
Utd have a decent run after City away this week and should be there abouts before Xmas period.
Didn't look so good without Coutinho though, but I agree you'll be thereabouts in the lead up to Christmas.
They didn't look good without Shelvey either.
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At least at the moment there are about seven clubs capable of taking out the Premiership - a distinct improvement on this time last season and the 10 years before that! :D :D :D
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Nice One Cyril wrote:
The Kop wrote:Liverpool have Soton (h), Sunderland (a) [Suarez back], and Palace (h).
Think we'll still be top 2-3 and undefeated after 9 rounds.
If someone offered give or take 17 points from the first 9 games I'd gently nibble on their upper arm, considering the pre-season commentary from the coaching team was to build up toward peak fitness around Christmas.


Chelsea need to sort their out their striking options out or risk playing catchup in the back half of the season, seems crazy to let Lakuku go on loan. Personally I think Eto'o will be a bit of a dud.
City I think will need time to understand the way Pellegrini wants to play.
Utd have a decent run after City away this week and should be there abouts before Xmas period.
Didn't look so good without Coutinho though, but I agree you'll be thereabouts in the lead up to Christmas.
Coutinho out till end of October, get your 2013-14 let's all lol at Liverpool topics ready!
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Chelsea looking a bit shaky at the mo.
Time for some righteous indignation

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I thought Chelsea wer going to be strong title challengers........Yes it is early doors, but looking very un balanced.

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Derek wrote:I thought Chelsea wer going to be strong title challengers........Yes it is early doors, but looking very un balanced.

Mourihno usually takes time with his team, remember his first year at Real........
dont underestimate them, they WILL be close in May or even semi finalists of UCL!

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These French journos know their football ...


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footba ... mance.html

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Once again talking about Arsenal.

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Nice One Cyril wrote:These French journos know their football ...


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footba ... mance.html

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You Spuds are a simple bunch.

To be fair though, he had a quiet game, but didnt matter as other players stepped up.

Its always tough in the 1st group game of the "Champions League" :wink:

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Derek wrote:Once again talking about Arsenal.

That's because the Gunners have been a French club for years. :D :lol: :oops: :oops: :oops:
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I was refering to NOC talking about us, he is a secret Arsenal fan

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erik_lamela wrote:
Nice One Cyril wrote:These French journos know their football ...


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footba ... mance.html

:lol:
:lol:
what are you both actually :lol: about?

I must :lol: at the two of you. Since we have signed Ozil you have both posted rubbish 'media reports' about him or his past or his current performances...
still jealous are we?
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I know, its pretty embarrassing on their part.

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Derek wrote:I was refering to NOC talking about us, he is a secret Arsenal fan
Probably been to Highbury more than you :wink:
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haywood djablowme wrote:
erik_lamela wrote:
Nice One Cyril wrote:These French journos know their football ...


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footba ... mance.html

:lol:
:lol:
what are you both actually :lol: about?

I must :lol: at the two of you. Since we have signed Ozil you have both posted rubbish 'media reports' about him or his past or his current performances...
still jealous are we?
When was I ever jealous? The way you've hyped him up I was expecting him to grab about 2 assists and a goal every game. Much happier with Eriksen who cost about a fifth as much, 3 years younger and looks much more consistent than Ozil.
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Nice One Cyril wrote:
Derek wrote:I was refering to NOC talking about us, he is a secret Arsenal fan
Probably been to Highbury more than you :wink:

What has that got to do with anything? Do we need to have this discussion again? If you have been going to Highbury / Emirates fairly consistantly for the last 20 years than maybe you have 8)

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haywood djablowme wrote:
erik_lamela wrote:
Nice One Cyril wrote:These French journos know their football ...


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footba ... mance.html

:lol:
:lol:
what are you both actually :lol: about?

I must :lol: at the two of you. Since we have signed Ozil you have both posted rubbish 'media reports' about him or his past or his current performances...
still jealous are we?
When was I ever jealous? The way you've hyped him up I was expecting him to grab about 2 assists and a goal every game. Much happier with Eriksen who cost about a fifth as much, 3 years younger and looks much more consistent than Ozil.[/quote]


bahahahaha

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haywood djablowme wrote:
erik_lamela wrote:
Nice One Cyril wrote:These French journos know their football ...


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footba ... mance.html

:lol:
:lol:
what are you both actually :lol: about?

I must :lol: at the two of you. Since we have signed Ozil you have both posted rubbish 'media reports' about him or his past or his current performances...
still jealous are we?
When was I ever jealous? The way you've hyped him up I was expecting him to grab about 2 assists and a goal every game. Much happier with Eriksen who cost about a fifth as much, 3 years younger and looks much more consistent than Ozil.
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It was NOC who once again brought up Ozil.

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Derek wrote:OZIL>Eriksen
Not according to L'Equipe :wink:
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Fair enough :lol:

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Derek wrote:
Nice One Cyril wrote:
Derek wrote:I was refering to NOC talking about us, he is a secret Arsenal fan
Probably been to Highbury more than you :wink:

What has that got to do with anything? Do we need to have this discussion again? If you have been going to Highbury / Emirates fairly consistantly for the last 20 years than maybe you have 8)
You said I was a secret Goon. I was admitting you were correct as usual :wink:
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