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Two huge games coming up for this lot. Anything less that 6 points against Southampton and Norwich will not be good enough. A defeat at the weekend and I think Silva will be gone; the international break could be the perfect time for Moshiri to pull the trigger and get someone in.

They're just a distinctly average side with no goalscorer. Uninspiring, insipid, boring, toothless.

Then they will change manager and be a distinctly average side with no goalscorer. Uninspiring, insipid, boring, toothless

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Sadly all clubs have individual fuckwits follwing them.

We had the eejit fined for making monkey gestures at a United player, the fool who mocked the Asian tourist pushed in the fountain in Barcelona.

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Just been quietly maturing in the slow cooker that is my brain. I'm hardly on Catcher's level of analysis mind.  ;D

Maybe Moshi's plan is to allow relegation so he can have a legitimate excuse to abandon BMD.  Then he can redevelop Goodison under the guise of fiscal responsibility and needing to upgrade it for when they're promoted.  ;)

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TA defeat at the weekend and I think Silva will be gone

Will Big Sam come back?
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Prob still being paid by them anyway.

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Sadly all clubs have individual fuckwits follwing them.

We had the eejit fined for making monkey gestures at a United player, the fool who mocked the Asian tourist pushed in the fountain in Barcelona.

All clubs have their share of arseholes.

Mind you we've never had anyone jailed for lashing toddlers at the opposition though have we?
Another first for Everton...

They should put it on their tour of Goodison. Experience the thrill of toddler lashing at Goodison in VR.

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At his age, there really is no excuse, is there.

Dementia?

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Parachute payments?

Do they still do those? Didn't I hear something about them being stopped because they unfairly favoured newly relegated teams when it came to promotion fights? Or did I imagine that?
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Do they still do those? Didn't I hear something about them being stopped because they unfairly favoured newly relegated teams when it came to promotion fights? Or did I imagine that?

Yeah, if a team stays in the league for at least 2 seasons they get 55% of the telly money first season down, then 45% then 20%, if they're relegated after one season they only get the first two payments, last season's relegated teams will get just over £40m I think this season

They used to be paid over 4 seasons until around 2016 when they changed it cos of the advantage it gave relegated sides
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Yeah, if a team stays in the league for at least 2 seasons they get 55% of the telly money first season down, then 45% then 20%, if they're relegated after one season they only get the first two payments, last season's relegated teams will get just over £40m I think this season

They used to be paid over 4 seasons until around 2016 when they changed it cos of the advantage it gave relegated sides

Cheers thanks  :)

If payments are going to be made though, I'd say a team relegated after one season should only get the 45% and 20% payments rather than the higher rate; and when you consider that even the bottom placed team earns about £100m, then ideally one payment should be enough.
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They can scratch first team to play two teams in two continents in 24-hours from their "first team to this and that" -list  ;)
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Son rightly getting that red card rescinded will be another thing they can cry and whinge and play the 'poor me' card about for a few days.
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Son rightly getting that red card rescinded will be another thing they can cry and whinge and play the 'poor me' card about for a few days.

Why would they rescind the card after going to such pains to justify it?
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Why would they rescind the card after going to such pains to justify it?

Because the appeals panel is independent. PGMOL is not.

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Don’t you believe it mate

Around 3/4 months ago Was at an older Evertonians house all day working with another lad who’s not really into footy. Will watch if it’s on sort of thing

He spent the entire day abusing me. The first hour I treated it as banter but I knew his claws were out from
The off. He kept coming back more and more snide until I simply went ‘Allright bloody hell’

But he didn’t leave it. He got more and more spiteful until my workmate actually said we should probably change subjects

He then starts talking to him and trying to inform him of ‘what’ he’s working with. At this point the atmosphere turned from contained abuse to all out rage. Heysel made its first appearance into the days Proceedings

We eventually got to a point where we shut him in his kitchen

He came out later with cups of tea and Everton pictures of the 60’s team. I thought ah he got carried away prob embarrassed. I’ll go into a bit of footy talk now, he’ll be ok. 5 minutes later he was off again calling Ron Yeats names and the story behind hate songs of the 60’s it was so utterly depressing to listen to. This transcends football so much it’s not funny. We have ruined this mans life because of how one sided it’s been and that goes for all of them. The most horrible thing you’ll see is actually the young ones being taught to hate by their vicious parents. Go and watch the leg break incident and you’ll see a woman with a child in the crowd grabbing the kids arms and waving them in a thumbs down motion furiously with scant regard of force

With this old guy I’d been close to mentioning my late old fella played  for Liverpool schoolboys. Thankfully I didn’t cos I’m Pretty certain he’d have stuck the boot into him aswell which at that point would’ve seen me chin him possibly old or not

Bloody hell.  :o

What on earth is wrong with these sad lunatics? I think I'd have walked off the job. You don't go to work to get abused by idiots like that.

When I was an outreach support worker I worked in the home of a family of staunch blues. It was back in the 90s and they had a knack then of doing well against us, particularly at Goodison, in those days. I spent an awful lot of time with that family for the lion's share of a decade and we never once had a cross word over football. Lovely people, lovely family who loved their club but had respect and knew where the boundaries were. I was exactly  the same towards them too.

I couldn't even imagine sticking around to be abused on a job like you were by that moron. There really are some sad, twisted people out there, aren't there? 
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Because the appeals panel is independent. PGMOL is not.

Which would surely make the FA's statement and Atkinson's initial reaction look both flummoxed and embarrassing.
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Which would surely make the FA's statement and Atkinson's initial reaction look both flummoxed and embarrassing.

It wasnt the FA's statement though. The Premier League (separate to the FA) made it after advice from PGMOL (separate to the FA)

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He's 72 in Everton years.

Ageing without ageing.

So 62 then.
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All clubs have their share of arseholes.

Mind you we've never had anyone jailed for lashing toddlers at the opposition though have we?
Another first for Everton...

They should put it on their tour of Goodison. Experience the thrill of toddler lashing at Goodison in VR.

At least it was his own toddler. Part of the initiation rites.

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Too much red going on there.

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It wasnt the FA's statement though. The Premier League (separate to the FA) made it after advice from PGMOL (separate to the FA)

Ultimately it doesn't matter who advised on the statement.  If the red card is overturned it makes the statement - and Atkinson - look totally stupid.
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Ultimately it doesn't matter who advised on the statement.  If the red card is overturned it makes the statement - and Atkinson - look totally stupid.
This one occasion, I understand it.

Atkinson I can forgive.  Why?  Well even a ref is human.  They see the foot going backwards and think shit, that must be a red. I get that.

Why AI don’t get, is why VAR didn’t review it to help him out.
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This one occasion, I understand it.

Atkinson I can forgive.  Why?  Well even a ref is human.  They see the foot going backwards and think shit, that must be a red. I get that.

Why AI don’t get, is why VAR didn’t review it to help him out.

The only reason I can think of is maybe Taylor on VAR was just as stunned. 

I suppose there's also a chance the ref feared the crowd boiling over in the immediate aftermath; although it's certain Son would have to have been subbed off anyway - he was in no fit state to continue.

At the end of the day, the statement has put them in a box that justifies a decision that was clearly incorrect.  If - when - the card is overturned they'll have to justify that position.
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The only reason I can think of is maybe Taylor on VAR was just as stunned. 

I suppose there's also a chance the ref feared the crowd boiling over in the immediate aftermath; although it's certain Son would have to have been subbed off anyway - he was in no fit state to continue.

At the end of the day, the statement has put them in a box that justifies a decision that was clearly incorrect.  If - when - the card is overturned they'll have to justify that position.
It was overturned yesterday

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50309594
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It was overturned yesterday

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50309594

Well I don't blame Poch for being pissed off, especially as Atkinson doesn't seem to have received any kind of censure or demotion for his action.  The statement issued by the PL justifying the red was always a crock of bull but I doubt they're going to issue any kind of retraction.
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They are taking the news that Son has started for Spurs tonight very well.

https://twitter.com/Dan_KP/status/1192164539472777216?s=20
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They are taking the news that Son has started for Spurs tonight very well.

https://twitter.com/Dan_KP/status/1192164539472777216?s=20

Of course they try and drag us into it somehow too, nice to see somebody making a dog eating comment too.  ::)

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Of course they try and drag us into it somehow too, nice to see somebody making a dog eating comment too.  ::)
I didn't get through all the comments. How on earth did they manage to shoehorn Liverpool into it?  :o

This was a mid/lower table clash between Everton and the team Everton supported in the European Cup Final last season. How do we enter the equation?
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I didn't get through all the comments. How on earth did they manage to shoehorn Liverpool into it?  :o

This was a mid/lower table clash between Everton and the team Everton supported in the European Cup Final last season. How do we enter the equation?

Because if they didn't - something just wouldn't feel right to them....to the point they probably couldn't function that day until rectified.

"Hey - I heard you had pneumonia - hope you are doing well."
"Yeah doctors given me medicine, and told me to get a lot of rest, and take it easy. Stupid fucker!"
"Excuse me? Are you ok?"
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"Sorry what? What did I miss? Who caused this?"
"Those stupid RS of course! It's obvious."

Or something like that.

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Because if they didn't - something just wouldn't feel right to them....to the point they probably couldn't function that day until rectified.

"Hey - I heard you had pneumonia - hope you are doing well."
"Yeah doctors given me medicine, and told me to get a lot of rest, and take it easy. Stupid fucker!"
"Excuse me? Are you ok?"
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"Sorry what? What did I miss? Who caused this?"
"Those stupid RS of course! It's obvious."

Or something like that.

I see what you mean.

It's probably like how LFC started World War 2 as well.

Deffo our fault. I mean Hitler was rumoured to have been over here in 1912 to visit his half-brother Alois in Upper Stanhope Street.

As he wasn't from Liverpool he was clearly a glory-hunting RS.

In 1939 he started the war, so it's clearly Liverpool's fault.

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I see what you mean.

It's probably like how LFC started World War 2 as well.

Deffo our fault. I mean Hitler was rumoured to have been over here in 1912 to visit his half-brother Alois in Upper Stanhope Street.

As he wasn't from Liverpool he was clearly a glory-hunting RS.

In 1939 he started the war, so it's clearly Liverpool's fault.

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I see what you mean.

It's probably like how LFC started World War 2 as well.

Deffo our fault. I mean Hitler was rumoured to have been over here in 1912 to visit his half-brother Alois in Upper Stanhope Street.

As he wasn't from Liverpool he was clearly a glory-hunting RS.

In 1939 he started the war, so it's clearly Liverpool's fault.

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Was clearly a blue, heard he was that shocked at the state of Goodison he ordered the Luftwaffe to fly over and do £100,000's worth of improvements

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Of course they try and drag us into it somehow too, nice to see somebody making a dog eating comment too.  ::)

The one about not trusting Son to mind a poodle?

That was on TW, normally a pretty rational site, but some of them are mentally disintegrating before our eyes.

Son fouls one of their players, causes a major injury but they trawl through the history books to bring up a tackle by Jimmy Case on Geoff Nulty yet ignoring the more recent example of Funes Mori on Origi, complete with badge kissing as he was sent off.

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Haha had a quick glance at our fave thread on GOT - and guess what they're discussing just after our win against Genk, at half 4 in the morning - yep - you guessed it.

One fella said they probably shouldn't go on about it as much, and to stop blaming it for all of their problems.

Needless to say he was promptly ganged-up on.

Amazing.

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I see what you mean.

It's probably like how LFC started World War 2 as well.

Deffo our fault. I mean Hitler was rumoured to have been over here in 1912 to visit his half-brother Alois in Upper Stanhope Street.

As he wasn't from Liverpool he was clearly a glory-hunting RS.

In 1939 he started the war, so it's clearly Liverpool's fault.

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Well, Everton were the Champions in the season before war was declared so we obviously encouraged Hitler in order to stop them reaching their full potential

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Well, Everton were the Champions in the season before war was declared so we obviously encouraged Hitler in order to stop them reaching their full potential

Which including the first world war means that Everton have spent the 2nd longest time as reigning champions behind their best mates from down the east Lancs so needless to say they had the last laugh, again