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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #80 on: September 27, 2019, 01:12:42 PM »
Absolute dickheads the three of them
It seems to be the worst kept secret that there were others beyond those three - they just weren't driving or injured in the crash so have so far slipped under the radar.  Keogh was sitting in the back for starters, so who was riding shotgun in that car?

Derby County supporting brother-in-law says they went out for a club funded meal but after the management team went home a group of players stayed on for extra drinks (and *allegedly* other stimulants).  He also says that the drinking/socialising culture started under and was encouraged by Lampard on the understanding it didn't infringe on their football.

Keogh's career is pretty much over if at 33 he's suffered a knee injury that is going to keep him out for at least eight months.  Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett weren't well liked anyway - the former for being arrogant and the latter for being a bit rubbish - so I doubt they'll be in the first team anytime soon.

As with Dean Saunders a few weeks ago; entitled idiots who deserve whatever is coming there way.  And, whatever that may be, they should be grateful that they didn't kill themselves or somebody else.

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #81 on: September 27, 2019, 01:24:26 PM »
No sympathy for them, they could afford a taxi there & back certainly Keogh, who should have known better, ironic, team bonding session ends with this fallout, not surprising they were other Derby players there, should be left as it is though, unless they did something stupid too.

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #82 on: September 27, 2019, 02:02:16 PM »
No sympathy for them, they could afford a taxi there & back certainly Keogh, who should have known better, ironic, team bonding session ends with this fallout, not surprising they were other Derby players there, should be left as it is though, unless they did something stupid too.

There were cars laid on for them by the club that they turned down as well, didn't even need to pay for taxis, utter dickheads.
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #83 on: September 27, 2019, 03:00:20 PM »
Footballers really aren't the brightest, are they?

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #84 on: September 27, 2019, 08:39:09 PM »
It seems to be the worst kept secret that there were others beyond those three - they just weren't driving or injured in the crash so have so far slipped under the radar.  Keogh was sitting in the back for starters, so who was riding shotgun in that car?

Derby County supporting brother-in-law says they went out for a club funded meal but after the management team went home a group of players stayed on for extra drinks (and *allegedly* other stimulants).  He also says that the drinking/socialising culture started under and was encouraged by Lampard on the understanding it didn't infringe on their football.

Keogh's career is pretty much over if at 33 he's suffered a knee injury that is going to keep him out for at least eight months.  Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett weren't well liked anyway - the former for being arrogant and the latter for being a bit rubbish - so I doubt they'll be in the first team anytime soon.

As with Dean Saunders a few weeks ago; entitled idiots who deserve whatever is coming there way.  And, whatever that may be, they should be grateful that they didn't kill themselves or somebody else.
tom Lawrence to be fair has the face of a massive tit, seen some pics of some other players it seems in that pub so would stack up if more were there. And it also gives cocu a free pass for this season to be honest

And jack butland, oh dear.

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #85 on: September 27, 2019, 09:19:57 PM »
3-1 forest at stoke, this could be fun

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #86 on: September 27, 2019, 09:43:22 PM »
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #87 on: September 27, 2019, 10:12:23 PM »
I’m not sure Butland is even Champioship standard!
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #88 on: October 1, 2019, 10:01:02 PM »
Stoke 0 v 1 Huddersfield

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15 league games without a win for Stoke.. How Jones hasn't been sacked yet I will never know.

Bottom of the league and 6 points from safety.
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #89 on: October 1, 2019, 10:14:55 PM »
Stoke 0 v 1 Huddersfield

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15 league games without a win for Stoke.. How Jones hasn't been sacked yet I will never know.

Bottom of the league and 6 points from safety.
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #90 on: October 8, 2019, 09:42:47 AM »
It's been confirmed that Barnsley have sacked Daniel Stendel after a difficult start to the season (one league win in 11 games).

I imagine there'll be some disappointment/anger amongst the fanbase - it seems widely accepted that promotion last year was impressive, rather than expected, and he seemed to enjoy a good rapport with the supporters (his passion seemed reminiscent of our own manager, and it was great to see photos of him 'out on the town' just hours after the secured promotion last season).  They've replaced him with their U18's manager for the time being.

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #91 on: October 9, 2019, 10:40:21 PM »
It's been confirmed that Barnsley have sacked Daniel Stendel after a difficult start to the season (one league win in 11 games).

I imagine there'll be some disappointment/anger amongst the fanbase - it seems widely accepted that promotion last year was impressive, rather than expected, and he seemed to enjoy a good rapport with the supporters (his passion seemed reminiscent of our own manager, and it was great to see photos of him 'out on the town' just hours after the secured promotion last season).  They've replaced him with their U18's manager for the time being.

In touch with Barnsley a bit, due a friend supporting them.

Apparently one of the town's boozers were putting on a bit of a celebration evening of Stendel's time with the club this evening - he turned up to spend some time with the supporters and show his gratitude.

Sounds like he really put the effort in to understand the town and the club, and to get involved with the supporters.  I'm inclined to think that Barnsley are the sort of club you'd expect to exist long-term between the bottom half of the Championship and the top half off League One, so it seems a shame that they've let a good one go.  Feels like yet more erosion of the concept of 'club', revealing just the stark, cold 'business' behind it.

Following unlikely promotion and probably only a slight-more-worse-than-expected start to the new season, the club statement also stank:

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Barnsley Football Club confirms that it has separated from Daniel Stendel with immediate effect. Adam Murray has been appointed caretaker manager.

https://www.barnsleyfc.co.uk/news/2019/october/clubstatement/

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #92 on: October 28, 2019, 08:19:21 PM »
The mighty Brentford currently 1 up away at QPR in the West London Derby (doubt its actually called them, it’s not really the biggest of the bunch).

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #93 on: October 28, 2019, 09:03:26 PM »
On first viewing that looks like an enormous dive from the Brentford player.

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #94 on: October 28, 2019, 10:05:48 PM »
On first viewing that looks like an enormous dive from the Brentford player.

Looked like a Kane/Vardy special didn’t it?

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #95 on: October 29, 2019, 11:47:18 AM »
Eze looks extremely comfortable on the ball
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #96 on: October 29, 2019, 12:47:33 PM »
Eze looks extremely comfortable on the ball

He makes it look so...
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #97 on: October 30, 2019, 11:41:43 AM »
He makes it look so...

Was released by Millwall 3 years ago. Makes sense cause they wouldn't know a technical player even if he smacked them in the face.
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #98 on: October 30, 2019, 08:35:38 PM »
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50242841

I don't know all the inner workings but this from the outside this looks really poor from Derby.

The two drink-drivers (who weren't injured in the incident) have been given six week fines, while the passenger (injured for effectively the duration of his contract) is fired for "gross misconduct".

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #99 on: October 30, 2019, 08:45:08 PM »
One is 33 and has a body that is fucked, the other two are in their mid 20s and they could get a decent fee for them.

Bit surprised Keogh is on Ł25k a week, whoever gave him that much should follow him out the door

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #100 on: October 31, 2019, 04:20:29 PM »
One is 33 and has a body that is fucked, the other two are in their mid 20s and they could get a decent fee for them.

It sounds like Derby have viewed each incident in isolation. Potentially, Keogh's role as club captain is weighted in their decision. I wonder if Derby will lose an impending legal challenge if they argue the injuries Keogh suffered left him unable to fulfill his contract. The other two easily could have suffered similar injuries and left the scene with Keogh left unconscious. They also wanted him to take a paycut. There has to be more to this sacking,
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #101 on: October 31, 2019, 09:47:50 PM »
It sounds like Derby have viewed each incident in isolation. Potentially, Keogh's role as club captain is weighted in their decision. I wonder if Derby will lose an impending legal challenge if they argue the injuries Keogh suffered left him unable to fulfill his contract. The other two easily could have suffered similar injuries and left the scene with Keogh left unconscious. They also wanted him to take a paycut. There has to be more to this sacking,
it was an out of work injury which is probably why they could sack him, I have a suspicion of what else may have happened here and if Keogh doesn’t appeal the rumour mill will be in overdrive, but yeah as a 33 year old club captain he should know better than the other two, Lawrence has the issue with his mums death and struggling to deal with it so at least he has an excuse there

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #102 on: November 1, 2019, 12:17:35 PM »
Stoke sack Nathan Jones. Hardly a shock.

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #103 on: November 1, 2019, 12:18:45 PM »
Stoke sack Nathan Jones. Hardly a shock.

He's been gone too long
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #104 on: November 1, 2019, 12:48:43 PM »
Stoke sack Nathan Jones. Hardly a shock.

Surprised it didn't happen much sooner.
It's true to say that if Shankly had told us to invade Poland we'd be queuing up 10 deep all the way from Anfield to the Pier Head.

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #105 on: November 3, 2019, 10:50:40 AM »
Blimey, Preston could go top with a win today.

Don’t remember them ever being top of the 2nd tier in my lifetime
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #106 on: November 4, 2019, 08:05:41 PM »
What's Austin done to his head?
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #107 on: November 4, 2019, 09:28:37 PM »
That has to be the most blantant penalty ever awarded

Blimey, Preston could go top with a win today.

Don’t remember them ever being top of the 2nd tier in my lifetime

Saw it earlier - its the first they've topped any division for 13 years, which is the longest out of all 92 football league clubs. Surprisingly, Sunderland are now the longest - 12 years - despite playing in three different divisions during that time.
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #108 on: November 4, 2019, 09:34:27 PM »
That has to be the most blantant penalty ever awarded

Saw it earlier - its the first they've topped any division for 13 years, which is the longest out of all 92 football league clubs. Surprisingly, Sunderland are now the longest - 12 years - despite playing in three different divisions during that time.

Hang on. Everton have been top in that time?!

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #109 on: November 4, 2019, 09:45:58 PM »
Hang on. Everton have been top in that time?!

Perhaps they played the first game of the season and got a lucky draw... and was top by alphabetical order until the rest of the teams played
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #110 on: November 4, 2019, 09:52:28 PM »
I just looked it up and although the stat was from 2017 it says. Everton were last top of the league on 18 August 2007 so perhaps I was right after all
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #111 on: November 5, 2019, 12:23:33 PM »
Can't have fucking West Brom back up in the Premiership. Hope the craziness of the Championship work its magic again, they fall in the playoff places and fail miserably in the end.
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« Reply #112 on: November 6, 2019, 02:20:40 PM »
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #113 on: November 9, 2019, 02:38:23 PM »
It would be nice to see PNE going up, the more local teams the better.  They could swap with Everton.  ;)
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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #114 on: Today at 05:49:47 PM »
Colin Wanker has gone.

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #115 on: Today at 06:27:17 PM »
Colin Wanker has gone.

Oh! Didn't see that coming.
It's true to say that if Shankly had told us to invade Poland we'd be queuing up 10 deep all the way from Anfield to the Pier Head.

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Re: Skybet Championship 2019/20 Season Thread
« Reply #117 on: Today at 08:14:11 PM »
I just looked it up and although the stat was from 2017 it says. Everton were last top of the league on 18 August 2007 so perhaps I was right after all

Yeah, they got 6 points from the first 2 league games and were top on goals scored ahead of City in 2nd. Liverpool, Newcastle, Blackburn and Arsenal all missed the midweek round of fixtures and sat on 3 points after 1 games. Everton reverted to type the following weekend and lost to Reading.