Recent content by Darrkespur

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    Match Ratings Ratings vs Aston Villa

    I was really impressed with Bergwijn, he seems to have a splitsecond of extra thinking time on the ball that great players do, and he often instinctively does the right thing with the ball. That's a skill that many players don't have, and I think it'll be incredibly useful for us - both Moura...
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    Player Watch - Steven Bergwijn

    He's a premium version of the kind of winger we've been trying to buy on the cheap for about 5 years - N'Jie and N'Koudou were a similar style of player but we tried to get them earlier in their career and they didn't pan out Bergwijn promises the same kind of trickery and pace but with a lot...
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    Willian Jose

    I was just going to say the same thing. I feel like Piatek is more of a Levy opportunistic buy, where even if he doesn't work out he would likely hold his value for a resale. Willian Jose seems more like the kind of hard-nosed, effective players that Mourinho targets, who may not be as good of...
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    The "He's not the Messiah, he’s a very naughty boy" Gareth Bale Thread

    You've actually made me put Dire Straits on. Shame I don't have cords.
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    The NFL Thread

    I do really like the trade for Fitzpatrick though, strengthens their weakest defensive position for years with a player selected two years ago higher than they hopefully will pick next year.
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    The NFL Thread

    Ben Roethlisberger is out for the season with an elbow injury. Based on the way he and Mason Rudolph played last night, I'm not sure the injury is such a bad thing for Pittsburgh. Will be interesting to see if Big Ben comes back next year if Rudolph continues to play well over the season.
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    The NFL Thread

    Antonio Brown now being accused of rape and sexual assault of his trainer, because of course he is.
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    The NFL Thread

    Oh dear Steelers... what was that?
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    The NFL Thread

    This is the first year for about five years that I'm not travelling on that weekend. Instead I have an interview for a permanent lectureship the next day. Doing the draft will be a nice distraction - I'm in.
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    Player Watch: Giovani Lo Celso

    Wonder if this thread will pass 500 pages and 10000 posts before he signs...
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    The Daily ITK Discussion Thread 20th July 2019

    Things were always going to move slow whilst the whole team was in Asia.
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    Gareth Bale

    The BBC article was saying that if they amortise the value of all their transfers across the length of the player contracts, they are actually going to be way below the limit, because they haven't spent as much over the past few seasons.
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    The Naming Rights Thread

    Off Topic Fun fact: the laboratory model in ant man was actually the same model as the school for ants in Zoolander. On Topic - Google would be a very strong sponsor. The Stadia brand is still very much a gamble for them and isn't making much traction so I could see how this kind of linkup...
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    The Spurs Transfer Wishlist & Scouting Thread

    According to WhoScored he's the fourth highest assist maker in Europe, behind Sancho, Hazard and Messi and level with Eriksen.
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    Player Watch : Vincent Janssen

    Same as it ever was.