English Championship Thread

Discussion in 'Overseas Football' started by bulldogmariner, Aug 4, 2008.


  1. FFC Mariner

    FFC Mariner Well-Known Member

    Next season:

    Buy lots of wildly over priced dross in the off season
    Claims of top 4 finish
    Hughton goes after 10 games
    Shearer appointed as saviour
    Finish 2nd last

    Y'know, like usual
     
  2. bulldogmariner

    bulldogmariner Active Member

    Don't think we have finished 2nd last in the EPL. I honestly think survival will be the main aim but come Xmas mid-table will be a reasonable goal. Ashley has already promised funds to Hughton. Not sure the manager has the bottle to be in EPL but we will have to wait and see.
     
  3. bulldogmariner

    bulldogmariner Active Member

    West Brom promoted back to EPL. Now for the playoffs.
     
  4. goingtoadisco

    goingtoadisco New Member

    What are your thoughts onĀ  the relegation battle ?

    IMO it will stay as it is.
     
  5. bulldogmariner

    bulldogmariner Active Member

    I think Peterborough, Plymouth and Sheffield Wednesday will go down.

    Wednesday is a huge club to be in division 1.

    Promotion i like Cardiff to get promoted. Play a nice style of football and could be competitive in top flight. They also have playoff experience which could help.
     
  6. FFC Mariner

    FFC Mariner Well-Known Member

    Cardiff in the EPL - Please God will someone think of the children.

    They ran the Chavs all over SW6 in their cup game and looted a bottle shop outside the ground FFS.

    When they couldnt find any Chavs, they turned on each other
     
  7. fedelta

    fedelta New Member

    get them in asap
     
  8. serious14

    serious14 Well-Known Member

    Cardiff/Swansea in the play-off final at Wembley could be fun.
     
  9. FFC Mariner

    FFC Mariner Well-Known Member

    No one who has ever been to the old Ninian Park for an away game would want that.

    Truly the most scared I have ever been. Far worse than Leeds or Millwall
     
  10. bulldogmariner

    bulldogmariner Active Member

    Champions- Newcastle
    Runners Up- West Brom
    Playoff- Notts Forest, Cardiff,
    Swansea, Leicester and Blackpool (Still in contention for playoffs)

    Relegation Threat-Sheffield Wed, Crystal Palace, Watford, Sc**thrope

    Relegated- Plymouth, Peterborough


    It has been a great season. Newcastle are the best team in the Championship and a win at home against Ipswich Town will mean an undefeated home record this season. Chris Hughton manager of the season. Kevin Nolan player of the season. Premiership should watch out the Toon are coming back up.
     
  11. bulldogmariner

    bulldogmariner Active Member

    Sheffield Wednesday relegated along with Plymouth and Peterborough
     
  12. Statue

    Statue New Member

    The playoffs will be
    Notts Forest vs Blackpool and Leicester vs Cardiff
     
  13. marinermick

    marinermick Well-Known Member

    Congrats to Leeds who will be in the championship next season.

    Great to see big clubs like Norwich and Leeds in the higher grade.
     
  14. FFC Mariner

    FFC Mariner Well-Known Member

    and didnt Leeds nearly stuff that up?

    Massive lol at the guy who got (rightly) sent off and then had to be dragged away by his own team mates
     
  15. FFC Mariner

    FFC Mariner Well-Known Member

    Lovely piss take by a Leicester City fan aimed at the guy who missed the penalty in the shoot out against Cardiff.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iad3gV-9C1U
     
  16. Arabmariner

    Arabmariner New Member

    Blackpool v Cardiff play off is on now.

    C'mon the tangerines !
     
  17. FFC Mariner

    FFC Mariner Well-Known Member

    Amazing scenes already and its only HT

    Blackpool 3-2 up after going behind twice
     
  18. goingtoadisco

    goingtoadisco New Member

    good game eh.
     
  19. Arabmariner

    Arabmariner New Member

    Crackin' game.

    3-2 Blackpool FT.

    A team in tangerine with Carbrini on the front of their tops in the EPL......... :)
     
  20. Paolo

    Paolo Well-Known Member

    The playoff is proof that tickets for sponsors and partners can get f**ked. Embarassing to see the middle few bays almost empty when there are fans that would have given their right testicle to be there
     

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