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June 19, 2018, 12:20:07 AM
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Gash

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Unpopular, maybe - but good vibes for Big Rom and Roberto from me.  They gave us their best effort, and especially one very, very special season (that should have seen us qualify for Champions League if not for a fluke of maths).

Steady on. We finished 5th and played some decent football along the way. Our expectations are set low if that's what we call a "very, very special season".

June 19, 2018, 12:23:22 AM
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gizzblue


Alleged team......according to the fifa app
Born not made a blue .

June 19, 2018, 12:27:03 AM
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boothill


Make your own mind up, but niether would be left with clean sheets


June 19, 2018, 12:29:08 AM
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velimski


I'm really not keen on Ashley Young starting ahead of Rose.

June 19, 2018, 12:36:19 AM
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Evertonian in NC


Steady on. We finished 5th and played some decent football along the way. Our expectations are set low if that's what we call a "very, very special season".

c'mon, we set total points records (in a normal Prem season, we finish 3rd) and that season was mostly brilliant.  Remember how it felt at the time.  It was a Prague Spring in a decade of utter misery.  I only wish I had cherished it more.

Though it doesn't mean I don't think we should aim for even better, mind.
"If you want a really scary thought, imagine how stupid the average American is.  Then realize...half of 'em are dumber than THAT." - George Carlin

June 19, 2018, 12:37:44 AM
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Evertonian in NC


Make your own mind up, but niether would be left with clean sheets

I went with Kenza Fourati for my American daily blog preview.  She's quite the eyefull.  :D
"If you want a really scary thought, imagine how stupid the average American is.  Then realize...half of 'em are dumber than THAT." - George Carlin


June 19, 2018, 12:44:46 AM
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Gash

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c'mon, we set total points records (in a normal Prem season, we finish 3rd) and that season was mostly brilliant.  Remember how it felt at the time.  It was a Prague Spring in a decade of utter misery.  I only wish I had cherished it more.

Though it doesn't mean I don't think we should aim for even better, mind.

Mate, it was decent, there was nothing "very, very special" about it. A trophy would have made it that, but we didn't even get to the much fabled two semi finals that season. A "normal prem season" is irrelevant as well, we were 5th not 3rd and that's it.

Anyway, enough about that idiot. :)

June 19, 2018, 12:50:43 AM
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Evertonian in NC


Fair enough!  And the "very, very" was hyperbole, I shall admit that.  Forward we go.
"If you want a really scary thought, imagine how stupid the average American is.  Then realize...half of 'em are dumber than THAT." - George Carlin

June 19, 2018, 01:00:05 AM
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Omar


Here we go, lads!
You come at the king, you best not miss.

June 19, 2018, 01:01:57 AM
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Ross


Come on England they don’t like it up’em
There are only two things I can't stand in this world. People who are intolerant of other people's cultures... and the Dutch.

June 19, 2018, 01:03:28 AM
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Big miss there. Should have been a simple tap in.
“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” Barack Obama

June 19, 2018, 01:04:52 AM
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Ross


Sterling is about as lethal as a plastic knife
There are only two things I can't stand in this world. People who are intolerant of other people's cultures... and the Dutch.

June 19, 2018, 01:06:11 AM
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Goaljira

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Should be 2 up. 

This isn't England.
My momma says I'm special.

June 19, 2018, 01:06:22 AM
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Simon Paul

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Concussion that. Expect a howler.

June 19, 2018, 01:06:49 AM
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blargins

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Concussion that. Expect a howler.

He's shit, he'll have a stormer instead.
“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” Barack Obama