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Buzz
12-01-2011, 01:09 AM
Man U lost today to someone named Cystal Palace in the Carling Cup I believe. How does that happen? LOL LA Galaxy is on a short tour of Asia but the stadium in Indonesia was not sold out and their next stop is Manila. I know a lot of Filipinos but not a single Filipino footie fan so I am not sure that stop is a good idea. LOL And Spurs lost 2-1 to PAOK of Greece in the Europa Cup and are out of the tournament. Good luck to them next year in the Champions League, seems they will need it.

4rkidz
12-01-2011, 04:45 AM
And Liverpool won again.. against Chelsea :)

Buzz
12-01-2011, 02:35 PM
It might be that Chelsea could possibly be looking a new coach soon. Too for Boas. And I stand corrected in my statement from yesterday because I have finally met a Filipino footie fan who insist the game is gaining popularity in that country and they finished 3rd in the South Asia Cup. At least I think that was the tournament. His country is now ranked 159 and he insists that is an improvement from the past! LOL Nuff said...

Zokko!
12-02-2011, 06:14 PM
Groups for Euros 2012 in Poland/Ukraine have been drawn:

Group A:
- Poland
- Greece
- Russia
- Czech Republic

Group B: :violin:
- The Netherlands
- Denmark
- Germany
- Portugal

Group C:
- Spain
- Italy
- Ireland
- Croatia

Group D:
- Ukraine
- Sweden
- France
- England

Commentaries? Favourites (probably too early?)? Will Spain make it again??

Buzz
12-02-2011, 09:28 PM
WOW! Group C has two WC champions in it! :wideeyes:

oleada
12-02-2011, 10:13 PM
Group B is really tough!

Gil-Galad
12-04-2011, 11:21 PM
Every group except for A sounds kind of tough. But the group stage at Euros always seems tougher than at Worlds, so many top tier teams.

Buzz
12-06-2011, 10:06 PM
The poor Greeks just cannot catch a break. They beat Arsenal but are still out of the CL because OM won their match. I really feel bad for them but I hope they at least get to go to the Europa League now. At least it is still a chance at Continental glory.

Buzz
12-07-2011, 03:13 AM
R.I.P. Socrates

Buzz
12-08-2011, 01:33 PM
Oh what sad day for Man U fans.... :wuzrobbed

NeilJLeonard
12-08-2011, 04:47 PM
Oh what sad day for Man U fans.... :wuzrobbed
Man City fans, too. Both failed to advance. For some reason the EPL doesn't look like it's the world's # 1 right now....:wideeyes:

NJL

Buzz
12-09-2011, 01:44 PM
Well... the boys just had a run of poor luck that's all. They will be back to full strength next season, and to besides at least both will now go on to the Europa League. I expect Man U to clean up and win that title. LOL

And while I am at it; some eyebrows were raised when Lyon beat Dynamo Zagreb 7-1 to move to the next round. They needed to score 7 goals to upset Ajax and move on which is what they did. Ajax lost to Real Madrid 3-0 but were not worried given their margin for error. Imagine their surprise! LOL

Buzz
12-15-2011, 03:10 PM
David Villa has broken a leg and will be out a while so will miss Braca's date with Santos and Neymar.

Buzz
12-17-2011, 06:03 AM
Fulham and Spurs are both out of the Europa League so it would seem that the EPL is still having a bad year. And some good news for Everton because they have acquired Landon Donovan on loan for two months during the MLS off season. Good luck to both.

Buzz
12-17-2011, 06:15 AM
Here is what the knock out round of the CL looks like:
http://espn.go.com/sports/soccer/news/_/id/7359099/champions-league-premier-league-vs-serie-clubs-highlight-final-16-draw-michael-cox

And here is what the Europa League next round looks like:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/competitions/europa-league/8960465/Europa-League-draw-live.html