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Posts by "Robert M"
Re: Everyone is Laughing at You, the Whole World
82 matches? Did they really? Was that the season they came fifth in the league then? Rob...
82 matches? Did they really? Was that the season they came fifth in the league then?
Them were days. Mind you, no-one knew where Irkutsk was. Risk hadn't been invented then. ...
Them were days.
Mind you, no-one knew where Irkutsk was. Risk hadn't been invented then.
In order to, um, amuse the United fans on their board I was trying to answer the question ...
In order to, um, amuse the United fans on their board I was trying to answer the question of how many competitive matches they have played since they last won in 90 minutes. To do this I tried but failed to find a list of their results last season, so I had to it from memory and decided it was six (Portsmouth, Reading, Chelsea (charity shield), Chelsea (FA Cup), West Ham, Chelsea (league).
Anyway, can anyone point me in the direction of a site that carries a team's results in all competitive matches for a particular season, in order of date?
By the way, my effort was in "Cheer up, lads" on the United board. It doesn't seem to be working...
Re: Its all go go go on the transfer front
I've only been a Chelsea supporter since 1969 so call me a glory boy if you wish, but... ...
I've only been a Chelsea supporter since 1969 so call me a glory boy if you wish, but...
Yes, money has helped elevate Chelsea from one of the best to one of the very best, if not the best, in the country. I'm enjoying football and Chelsea more than any time in the last 37 years.
Does money rule? Partly. All teams need money for players and the more they get the better the players they can buy. So it is for Chelsea. So it has been for Man U and Liverpool and Arsenal and Blackburn and Newcastle and Leeds. And all those clubs in the lower divisions. I grew up in Weymouth and they got promotion to the Conference League last year on the back of a local businessman who put money into the club. Now he's lost his shirt Weymouth are in a bad way again. So the problem, if it is a problem, isn't Chelsea, it's the whole of football.
It's not just money. We may have spent 10 squillion on new players but we're still not top of the league! The champions league can be won by little teams without our spending, like Porto and Liverpool, so the money still has to be turned into teams and performances.
I don't think you can blame the Chelsea board for the atmosphere in the ground. That's down to the fans. But whenever I've been to Stamford Bridge this season there has been planty of atmosphere, and plenty of support from the fans for Shevchenko and SWP and Hilario and others.
Your rule changes couldn't be made to work even if they were seen as the best way forward. The world has moved on.
I haven't the faintest idea why you think Chelsea is headed for destruction. If destruction is back to back championships, beating Barcelona in the champions league two years in three and being at the sharp end of four trophy campaigns, I'll go down with the ship.
Maybe you're trolling...
Re: Do we get Robinho. Does it depend on Ronaldo!
I know someone whose former wife's uncle once new someone who walked the dog of a Real Mad...
I know someone whose former wife's uncle once new someone who walked the dog of a Real Madrid fan and he says the idea that a Ronaldo deal depends on Robinho is just your idle speculation.
Yes, it was. But you've just moved the goalposts 120 miles. Robert (I'm quite proud of ...
Yes, it was. But you've just moved the goalposts 120 miles.
(I'm quite proud of that one.)
Re: Why Jose Mourinho is BAD news for England
You're right in that results matter more than prettiness. Ask Alex Ferguson. However, I d...
You're right in that results matter more than prettiness. Ask Alex Ferguson.
However, I don't believe it is so black and white. Chelsea's reputation as boring under Mourinho and exciting under Grant is the current fashion, but too simplistic. In the two years they won the league the most boring thing about them was the predictability of their winning, and I'll settle for that. They scored plenty of goals and plenty of spectacular goals. They hardly let in anything. Perhaps that was boring to others, but it wasn't to Chelsea fans.
If you have another manager available for England who has a track record of winning the biggest trophies, never loses at home, puts on winning runs of 10, 15, 20 games or more, and turns players into winners, bring him on. And if he is as witty as Eric Cantona, as entertainingly bumptious as Brian Clough, and as seat-wettingly-gorgeous for the ladies as George Clooney then I'll eat my goal-post.
If we put Mourinho in charge we'd sack him in three years for a change of scenery. In the meantime we'd go on the most entertaining rollercoster and who knows, we might even win the world cup.
So the Liverpool supporter reckons Liverpool will win seven on the trot, while Arsenal wil...
So the Liverpool supporter reckons Liverpool will win seven on the trot, while Arsenal will fail to win four of eight. How many times have you been married?