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August 04, 2016, 03:38:17 AM
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bacon sarnie

Can't see the players liking him in charge. That'll never change.

August 04, 2016, 04:22:23 AM
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bacon sarnie

Wonder what his nickname will be?

August 04, 2016, 04:29:49 AM
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bacon sarnie

Gary Lineker said: “Roberto Martínez is the new coach of Belgium. Wish him well in turning a side that plays really open into one that plays....really open.”

Taking the piss now........

August 04, 2016, 07:56:47 PM
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bacon sarnie

“I felt this was a great opportunity, a great challenge, and I’m thankful to the Belgian FA,” he said. “I’ve been working with Belgian players and I’ve been intrigued by Belgian football, the talent of the Belgium players is there to be seen.

“I’m humbled, proud, honoured to be the head coach of Belgium as a country. It will be a special journey together, to support these players that have got the world at their feet.”

Then he goes on about teaching them to defend as well as attack. Jesus.

August 26, 2016, 06:51:38 PM
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bacon sarnie

September 02, 2016, 03:10:02 AM
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bacon sarnie

Thibaut Courtois
Jan Vertonghen
Thomas Meunier
Jordan Lukaku
Toby Alderweireld
Radja Nainggolan
Axel Witsel
Kevin De Bruyne
Yannick Carrasco
Eden Hazard
Divock Origi
Mousa Dembele
Simon Mignolet
Leander Dendoncker
Romelu Lukaku
Kevin Mirallas
Dries Mertens
Steven Defour
Thorgan Hazard
Christian Benteke
Michy Batshuayi
Christian Kabasele
Matz Seis

Some team that.....go-ead Bobby lad fill your boots.

September 02, 2016, 04:06:28 AM
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bacon sarnie

Hi-ho Silva. Martinez will be putting a syrupy spin on it to eager-eared Belgian journo's somewhere reet now.

September 02, 2016, 11:00:15 PM
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bacon sarnie

Match report doesn't sound great


This bit...

'At times players didn't look to fully know where they should be playing, and questions (already) will be asked of his tactics: Just who was meant to be sitting alongside Witsel? Why were the full-backs so wide? Why did the defence push so high throughout?

In his first match as an international boss, Martinez was found wanting. Certain members of the Belgian Federation could be forgiven for questioning if this is what they signed on for.'

Will he have them sorted for Cyprus? Drumroll......

September 07, 2016, 04:23:56 AM
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bacon sarnie

'Belgium won a game despite having Roberto Martínez in charge! But it was against Cyprus!' The Guardian


December 05, 2017, 07:27:27 AM
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bacon sarnie

Tenner double on them to win the world cup & us to knock the shite out.

December 07, 2017, 01:04:25 AM
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bacon sarnie

Don't you like money then?

Not really. Missus did though.