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It is the qualifying rounds of the English FA Cup this weekend.
(EPL teams enter the competition in R3)

In a small feature in the Football preview show, this team got a mention.

FC Romania - wiki

No, not the Romanian national side, but a team formed eight years ago by Romanian ex-pats living in the south east of England and based just north of London in Cheshunt, Heartfordshire.

They started in the 19th (nineteenth) league division of the FA and have been promoted nearly every year since.

All they need to do now, is win the next three or four matches, then they may draw Chelsea, Man U or Arsenal in the third round (R3) of the English FA Cup.

Cup Magic! :cool:

(Weird stuff like this happens often.)

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English Football League Cup R3
(Only the 92 professional clubs play in this Cup)

Wednesday 24th September 2014
Chelsea 2-1 Bolton
Man City 7-0 Sheff Wed
Tottenham 3-1 Nottm Forest
Crystal Palace 2-3 Newcastle
West Brom 3-2 Hull

Tuesday 23rd September 2014
Arsenal 1-2 Southampton

Liverpool 2-2 Middlesbrough
Liverpool win 14-13 on penalties :shock:

Shrewsbury 1-0 Norwich
Sunderland 1-2 Stoke
Swansea 3-0 Everton

The tie of the next round is Shrewsbury who have drawn Chelsea at home. :cool:
 

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Thursday 2nd October 2014
UEFA Europa League - Group C

Tottenham 1-1 Besiktas

UEFA Europa League - Group H

FK Krasnodar 1-1 Everton

An away draw in Russia is not bad for the Toffees, then they have Man U away on Sunday. Gotta fancy Man U to win that one.

A draw at home only gives Spurs two points so far, not really progress. Still they do have a home game against the Saints on Sunday, so that will be interesting for the Coach. :lol:
(His previous club.)
 

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EDIT: Moved to new Thread Euro 2016 Qualies - which should have been started before anyway.
 
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Thats it, goal of the year
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More showboating. ... What happened to the game of 'chopper' Ron Harris, Norman 'bites your legs' Hunter, Peter Storey et al - they'd soon put a stop to that nonsense.
 

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Real Madrid v Barcelona: The biggest game in club history? - BBC Sport

BBC Sport said:
La Liga El Clasico: Real Madrid v Barcelona
Venue: Bernabeu Stadium Date: Saturday, 25 October Kick-off: 17:00 BST

Ronaldo. Messi. Neymar, Suarez and Rodriguez
Louis is back today, so this should be good. Bale is injured and will miss the fun.

:cool:

More showboating. ... What happened to the game of 'chopper' Ron Harris, Norman 'bites your legs' Hunter, Peter Storey et al - they'd soon put a stop to that nonsense.
.. yeah and unsafe football stadia, rubbish pitches, Manager bungs (Cloughie et al), violent & racist crowds, low investment, poor TV coverage etc.

The good ole days, huh? :rolleyes:


uppp cho b?c nhi?u view nha

Google Translate said:
view UPPP many dental surgeon

First post a Vietnamese spam advert, very good. :glare:
 

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The English FA Cup - Third Round

Saturday 3rd January 2015

Leicester 1-0 Newcastle
Tranmere 2-6 Swansea
West Brom 7-0 Gateshead

Sunday 4th January 2015

Dover 0-4 Crystal Palace
QPR 0-3 Sheff Utd
Sunderland 1-0 Leeds
Aston Villa 1-0 Blackpool

Man City 2-1 Sheff Wed
Southampton 1-1 Ipswich
Stoke 3-1 Wrexham
Yeovil 0-2 Man Utd

Chelsea 3-0 Watford
Arsenal 2-0 Hull

Note: Also, in the Cup, Liverpool are away at AFC Wimbledon and Spurs are away at Burnley on Monday 5th January.

Only QPR slipped up and lost, with Southampton getting just a home draw.
All the other EPL teams got through OK, with some having a closer, harder games than
they might have wanted.

* * *

And it's some good and bad News for the USA Soccer fans of the MLS:

The bad: Frank Lampard won't be joining NY City until after May as he is too valuable to Man C
at the moment.
The good news is that Steve Gerrard will be an MLS player next year, I'm not sure where he is going to at present.

Monday 5th January 2015

AFC Wimbledon 1-2 Liverpool
Burnley 1-1 Spurs

A narrow win for Lverpool and both goals from Captain Fantastic!

Fixture jam for Spurs with a replay needed, they are still in the Europa League and play following EPL matches not at their best.
 
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Transfer deals - January 2015

BBC Sport said:
Transfer deals - January 2015
The January transfer window opened in England, Scotland and Wales on Saturday, 3 January and will close again on Monday, 2 February at 23:00 GMT.

Signings confirmed in September, October, November and December can be found on previous transfers pages.

Most expensive signing: Manchester City's ?28m purchase of Swansea's Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony.

Busiest club: Mansfield Town have signed seven players so far.

Busiest Premier League club: Sunderland and Swansea City have signed two players each so far.

Premier League To Date:

BBC Sport said:
2 JANUARY
Premier League
Matt Grimes [Exeter - Swansea] ?1.75m*

3 JANUARY
Premier League
Doneil Henry [Apollon Limassol - West Ham] Undisclosed

6 JANUARY
Premier League
Mark Schwarzer [Chelsea - Leicester] Free

Mauro Zarate [West Ham - QPR] Loan

7 JANUARY
Premier League
Victor Valdes [Unattached - Manchester United] Free

Philipp Wollscheid [Bayer Leverkusen - Stoke] Loan

8 JANUARY
Premier League
Michael Keane [Manchester United - Burnley] Undisclosed **

13 JANUARY
Premier League
Carles Gil [Valencia - Aston Villa] ?3.2m

Yaya Sanogo [Arsenal - Crystal Palace] Loan

14 JANUARY
Premier League
Wilfried Bony [Swansea - Manchester City] ?28m

16 January
Premier League
Jermain Defoe [Toronto - Sunderland] Undisclosed :shock:

Andrej Kramaric [FC Rijeka - Leicester] ?9m
Sunderland have got Jermain back to the EPL! That is a good move for them, so long as he is uninjured and on form.

.. and City have got Bony, as expected.
 

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Yesyterday was a f***ing disaster for some of the EPL clubs in the FA Cup!

The English FA Cup

Friday 23rd January 2015


Cambridge 0-0 Man Utd

Saturday 24th January 2015

Blackburn 3-1 Swansea :shock:

Birmingham 1-2 West Brom

Cardiff 1-2 Reading

Chelsea 2-4 Bradford :shock: :shock: :shock:

Derby 2-0 Chesterfield

Liverpool 0-0 Bolton

Man City 0-2 Middlesbrough :shock: :shock:

Preston 1-1 Sheff Utd

Southampton 2-3 Crystal Palace :shock:

Sunderland 0-0 Fulham

Tottenham 1-2 Leicester :shock:



Sunday 25th January 2015

Aston Villa 2-1 Bournemouth

Brighton 2-3 Arsenal

Bristol City 0-1 West Ham

The results make the poor draws gained by both Man U and Liverpool look not to bad now. :rolleyes:
 

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The English FA Cup - Fifth Round

Saturday 14th February 2015


West Brom 4-0 West Ham
Blackburn 4-1 Stoke
Derby 1-2 Reading
Crystal Palace 1-2 Liverpool

Sunday 15th February 2015

Aston Villa 2-1 Leicester
Bradford 2-0 Sunderland
Arsenal 2-0 Middlesbrough

Monday 16 February 2015


EDIT:
Preston NE 1-3 Man U

Well Arsenal and Liverpool are still in the Cup, with Man U having a good chance tomorrow.


Great FA Cup game at Preston, good performance by the home team and a deserved win by Man U.
(Man U now have Arsenal in the QFs)
:smile:
 
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Revierderby time yesterday! And it was a brillant game from Borussia Dortmund, only lacking in actually scoring the goals (as usual). Well, it ended 3-0, but considering they made 31 attempts to score, Schalke (who got 3 shots off, none of them actually on the goal) was very lucky not to receive a worse beating.
Nevertheless, as the game went on, almost everybody expected it to end 0-1 by the lone counterattack the opponent might get, like we saw far too many times this season. Two years ago, I would have enjoyed the same match far more, being convinced that enough of the many shots will inevitably end up in the goal. This season, not so much. But yesterday it was finally like that again. :)

Also, we now have our own Derbyheroes:


(Aubameyang and Reus after the first goal, image by Der SPIEGEL)

:D
 

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^
love the Batman & Robin masks.:lol:

Good to have a win too, especially a local derby game. It sounds like you need a new striker.

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Also, in another derby game, Chelsea beat Spurs in the League Cup Trophy at Wembley, the first of the season. Murinho wins yet another Trophy and he looked quite pleased.
 
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