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Post by Bluejaygrad03 » Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:32 am

Today is apparently just a day for teams from Merseyside to get blown out.

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Post by squirrel » Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:13 pm

Just 4 weeks in and every team in the league has at least 1 draw or loss.
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Post by squirrel » Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:32 am

Crystal Palace loses to Burnley at Turf Moor 1:0. In the process they become the first team in the top flight to lose their first 4 games without scoring a single goal since Preston in 1924, a stretch of 93 years.

Some pre-match chatter that Palace manager Frank De Boer will be gone if they lost.

Burnley moves to 7 points, level with Spurs and Liverpool, so a great start to the season for them, building from their season-opening shock victory over Chelsea.
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Post by squirrel » Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:02 pm

Sporting KC's academy product and USMNT U20 captain Erik Palmer-Brown will join Manchester City at the end of the MLS season. He will almost certainly be immediately loaned out, unless City's defense experiences significant injuries.

As part of the agreement, Sporting KC will retain his MLS rights.
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Post by squirrel » Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:34 pm

And De Boer is out at Palace.
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Post by Bluejaygrad03 » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:01 pm

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And De Boer is out at Palace.
Been hearing Roy Hodgson as a possible replacement for De Boer.

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Post by salz4life » Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:18 pm

I don't know if you guys follow Men In Blazers on twitter..... but they had a touching 4 second tribute for De Boer. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by squirrel » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:19 pm

salz4life wrote:
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I don't know if you guys follow Men In Blazers on twitter..... but they had a touching 4 second tribute for De Boer. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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De Boer shattered the fewest matches ever for a Premier League manager with 4. The next fastest was 7 matches. For greater perspective, Bob Bradley is 4th on the list (1 of 3 tied at 4th) with just 11 matches at Swansea.
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Post by Bluejaygrad03 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:21 pm

Bournemouth and Brighton and Hove Albion apparently played a match today. Bournemouth won 2:1.

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Post by Bluejaygrad03 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:24 pm

This weekend's Premier League schedule (all times Central):

Saturday
6:30 AM, NBCSN: Crystal Palace vs. Southampton
9:00 AM, NBCSN: Watford vs. Manchester City
11:30 AM, NBC: Spurs vs. Swansea

Sunday
7:30 AM, CNBC: Chelsea vs. Arsenal
10:00 AM, NBCSN: Manchester United vs. Everton

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Post by squirrel » Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:55 am

Crazy week for City:

5:0 vs. Liverpool
4:0 vs. Feyernoord
6:0 vs. Watford

Wow.

I suppose we lose to Palace 1-nil next week. :lol:
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Post by salz4life » Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:17 am

I'm worried Everton are going to get shellacked tomorrow. I could see a Lukaku hat trick and no answer from Everton.
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Post by Bluejaygrad03 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:32 pm

Another week, another shutout loss for the Toffees. This time 0:4 at Old Trafford against Manchester United which included three goals in the final 10 minutes of the match. Everton have not scored a goal in a Premier League match since a 1:1 draw at Manchester City nearly a month ago.

The only "positive" is that this does end the brutal start to their beginning schedule they have. They'll host Bournemouth next Saturday.

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Post by squirrel » Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:23 pm

Bluejaygrad03 wrote:
Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:32 pm
Another week, another shutout loss for the Toffees. This time 0:4 at Old Trafford against Manchester United which included three goals in the final 10 minutes of the match. Everton have not scored a goal in a Premier League match since a 1:1 draw at Manchester City nearly a month ago.

The only "positive" is that this does end the brutal start to their beginning schedule they have. They'll host Bournemouth next Saturday.
Definitely tough start to the campaign schedule-wise, and hopefully at the end that City result holds up, because we were crap for 3 weeks. I admittedly haven't even had the opportunity to follow anything too closely...what's the story with Everton?
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Post by Bluejaygrad03 » Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:44 pm

squirrel wrote:
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:23 pm
Bluejaygrad03 wrote:
Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:32 pm
Another week, another shutout loss for the Toffees. This time 0:4 at Old Trafford against Manchester United which included three goals in the final 10 minutes of the match. Everton have not scored a goal in a Premier League match since a 1:1 draw at Manchester City nearly a month ago.

The only "positive" is that this does end the brutal start to their beginning schedule they have. They'll host Bournemouth next Saturday.
Definitely tough start to the campaign schedule-wise, and hopefully at the end that City result holds up, because we were crap for 3 weeks. I admittedly haven't even had the opportunity to follow anything too closely...what's the story with Everton?
Need a striker badly. That's their biggest issue. Their lack of speed doesn't match up well with the bigger teams in the Premier League. Pickford has been good enough for me from what I've seen.

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Post by Bluejaygrad03 » Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:46 pm

This weekend's Premier League schedule (all times Central):

Saturday
6:30 AM, NBCSN: West Ham vs. Spurs
9:00 AM, NBCSN: Manchester City vs. Crystal Palace
9:00 AM, CNBC: Stoke City vs. Chelsea
11:30 AM, NBC: Leicester vs. Liverpool

Sunday
10:00 AM, NBCSN: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Newcastle

Monday
2:00 PM, NBCSN: Arsenal vs. West Brom

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Post by Bluejaygrad03 » Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:29 am

Everton return to their winning ways today with a 2:1 win over Bournemouth. Toffees were aided by two second half goals by Oumar Niasse in a match that looked like it was going to be more of the same in terms of recent form. Everton host Burnley next Sunday.

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Post by squirrel » Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:53 pm

Watford loses Chalobah for months, possibly until 2018:
http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/09/26/ ... or-months/

Big blow for the Hornets who are off to a surprisingly strong start, sitting 6th and level on points with Liverpool.
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Post by squirrel » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:55 pm

City confirm Mendy has serious ACL injury and probably won't return until toward the end of season, if at all.
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Post by tribecalledquest » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:59 pm

Bluejaygrad03 wrote:
Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:46 pm
This weekend's Premier League schedule (all times Central):

Saturday
6:30 AM, NBCSN: West Ham vs. Spurs
9:00 AM, NBCSN: Manchester City vs. Crystal Palace
9:00 AM, CNBC: Stoke City vs. Chelsea
11:30 AM, NBC: Leicester vs. Liverpool

Sunday
10:00 AM, NBCSN: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Newcastle

Monday
2:00 PM, NBCSN: Arsenal vs. West Brom
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Post by Bluejaygrad03 » Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:16 pm

This weekend's Premier League schedule (all times Central):

Saturday
6:30 AM, NBCSN: Huddersfield vs. Spurs
9:00 AM, NBCSN: Manchester United vs. Crystal Palace
11:30 AM, NBCSN: Chelsea vs. Manchester City

Sunday
6:00 AM, NBCSN: Arsenal vs. Brighton
8:15 AM, NBCSN: Everton vs. Burnley
10:30 AM, NBCSN: Newcastle vs. Liverpool

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Post by squirrel » Sat Sep 30, 2017 12:57 pm

Big boy strike right there from DeBruyne. :td
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Post by squirrel » Sat Sep 30, 2017 1:24 pm

City win at Stamford Bridge, 1:0. Chelsea have now dropped 8 points at home already-they dropped 6 total all last season in league.
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Post by squirrel » Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:08 am

Burnley win at Everton and are looking like a legit top half of the table team.

First time I've really watched the Toffees this year... :gagr

No cohesion at all.
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Post by Bluejaygrad03 » Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:25 am

squirrel wrote:
Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:08 am
Burnley win at Everton and are looking like a legit top half of the table team.

First time I've really watched the Toffees this year... :gagr

No cohesion at all.
About time you see what Salz and I have been forced to watch this season. This was another typical Everton performance this season. I knew that losing Lukaku was going to hurt but I didn't realize it was going to look this bad for the Toffees.

And they'll now have two weeks to stew on this defeat with next week's international break as Everton's next match is not until October 15th when they travel to Brighton & Hove Albion.

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