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« Reply #20 on: September 02, 2019, 18:09:48 pm »

Would you care to explain that comment please
Yes, the Cobblers were brilliant on Saturday...something that won't likely be repeated in a decade. Give up!  Grin
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« Reply #21 on: September 02, 2019, 18:22:19 pm »

I am a Posh hater through and through, and my comment to Tel expressed sadness that we are part of a dwindling band....I wasn’t having a go at him, or the club.

I suggest you really think about what’s written before shouting your mouth off and hurling personal accusations....
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« Reply #22 on: September 02, 2019, 18:34:34 pm »

Go back to being a cup competition for senior men's teams from the bottom two divisions of the football League and I'll think about going to the games

Absolutely this.
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« Reply #23 on: September 02, 2019, 22:29:04 pm »

Not for me tomorrow, not really a fan of this new format, made the decision to go to Bradford on Saturday instead,
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« Reply #24 on: September 02, 2019, 23:12:03 pm »

Its only a Fiver!
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« Reply #25 on: September 03, 2019, 07:49:53 am »

Its only a Fiver!
If it was free to get in I wouldn't go.
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« Reply #26 on: September 03, 2019, 08:29:15 am »

Go back to being a cup competition for senior men's teams from the bottom two divisions of the football League and I'll think about going to the games

Sadly very few people went when it was just the two divisions which is why they were forced to think of ways to try spruce it up.
If supporters had more respect for their fellow lower league teams it could be an interesting and entertaining competition.
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« Reply #27 on: September 03, 2019, 08:47:44 am »

Sadly very few people went when it was just the two divisions which is why they were forced to think of ways to try spruce it up.
If supporters had more respect for their fellow lower league teams it could be an interesting and entertaining competition.

The saturation on TV of live football doesn't encourage fans returning from work to turn round and go out in midweek to attend a football match, in a competition that is perceived as being sub standard by the managers by the fact that they play their 'lesser/recovering' players, when most nights they can catch a live game/sport of some form on the end of their remote control.
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« Reply #28 on: September 03, 2019, 10:17:46 am »

To be fair, I used to go to any home ties in earlier incarnations of this competition and found that, probably because it was undervalued by the managers, the games were often much more open and entertaining because a) no one was too worried about losing and b) some of the fringe players were going out there with a point to prove.

I'm just not going now because I don't agree with the introduction of Prem U21/23 teams. I'm not knocking anyone who does still goes, that's their choice, just as it's my choice not to go to them anymore.
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« Reply #29 on: September 03, 2019, 10:31:32 am »

The saturation on TV of live football doesn't encourage fans returning from work to turn round and go out in midweek to attend a football match, in a competition that is perceived as being sub standard by the managers by the fact that they play their 'lesser/recovering' players, when most nights they can catch a live game/sport of some form on the end of their remote control.

The TV issue is a valid point, and quite often this competition is played when Champions League football is on, or as was the case last week on the same night as the EFL Cup 2nd round, however this week it is an international break, there is no other football on tonight (bar a full program in the National League) so there's no excuse this week!  Smiley

That said, this competition has suffered because of "weakened teams"......and to be honest that goes for the EFL Cup and the FA Cup too.

Cup Competitions have been devalued, by Clubs and Managers alike.....FA Cup replays scrapped because "they get in the way", FA Cup Semi finals at Wembley, weakened teams put out by the big clubs (quite why teams need to rest 10 or 11 players after playing four league games is a mystery) and so on.

English football does (I think) need to look at itself and ask whether they still want all the Cup Competitions. Sure the EFL Trophy has additional issues such as the U21/23/B team thing, but its part of a bigger picture. The Premier League is all about getting into Europe, The Championship is all about getting into the Premier League, and League 1 and 2 are just there because they always have been.
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« Reply #30 on: September 03, 2019, 11:58:58 am »

An idea to deal with what is essentially a problem of a number of Premier League teams having too many matches to play;

Reduce the Premier League to 18 teams (4 fewer league games to play for the over burdened sides)

Reduce the league as a whole to 90 teams - 24 sides in each league below premier league.

We could then enjoy competitive Cup games (which I particularly look forward to).

If 92 league clubs is a magic number to have (I don't think it is especially as the National League is now essentially League 3) increase League 2 to 26 sides (league 2 sides are more likely to be knocked out of the Cups early).
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« Reply #31 on: September 03, 2019, 16:01:36 pm »

FYI;

http://www.theposhforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=30377


I don't reckon much to that prediction.
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« Reply #32 on: September 03, 2019, 18:50:04 pm »

A number of changes to the line up tonight, including the return of Fisher in goal, Wharton in defence and Smith up front.....the biggest shock is that Hoskins has been dropped!!  Grin

Fisher
McWilliams, Jay Williams, Wharton, Martin
Watson Lines, Adams, Waters
Smith, Warburton

Subs Cornell, Hoskins, A Williams, Pollock, Oliver, Morgan Roberts and Ryan Hughes.
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« Reply #33 on: September 03, 2019, 19:11:39 pm »

or 'rested'. First time this season in any case.
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anybody that knows the slightest inclination about the game of football knows that O'Toole should be in the team. We really do have some idiotic fans.
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« Reply #34 on: September 03, 2019, 19:47:37 pm »

How are we playing?
Im not watching today im dusting my plants
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For goodness sake Doc we are NOT going down  Grin   you heard it here 1st  Wink

(I damn well hope that does not come back to haunt me)
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« Reply #35 on: September 03, 2019, 19:53:27 pm »

Curle out!!!
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« Reply #36 on: September 03, 2019, 19:56:22 pm »

0-2 Game over bye
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« Reply #37 on: September 03, 2019, 19:58:28 pm »

One swallow doesn't make a summer, normal service resumed, ffs.
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« Reply #38 on: September 03, 2019, 19:58:55 pm »

Bubble......pop!
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« Reply #39 on: September 03, 2019, 20:00:45 pm »

 Grin Grin Grin still worth £5?

(Fully aware only 30 mins gone and so may (unlikely) regret posting this!)
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