Europa League draw

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Re: Europa League draw

Postby LeftfootlegendGooner » Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:54 pm

Happy enough with that. I'd much rather have our group than Manures certainly :D
Frankfurt is a nice place and the food is good. I'll definitely be eating a few sausages over there.
On a side note, how funny was it listening to Ashley Cole botching every teams name he pulled out :lol:
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Wow, you wouldn't have posted that 10 years ago.

The times they are a changing :barscarf:

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Re: Europa League draw

Postby CloakedGooner » Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:21 pm

Happy enough with that. I'd much rather have our group than Manures certainly :D
Frankfurt is a nice place and the food is good. I'll definitely be eating a few sausages over there.
On a side note, how funny was it listening to Ashley Cole botching every teams name he pulled out :lol:
:shock:
Wow, you wouldn't have posted that 10 years ago.

The times they are a changing :barscarf:
They are indeed :gayflag:

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Re: Europa League draw

Postby TeeCee » Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:23 pm

Been to Frankfurt and Liege, May have to look at Vitoria in Portugal, about a 7 hour drive for me! :D

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Re: Europa League draw

Postby Perryashburtongroves » Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:40 pm

Happy enough with that. I'd much rather have our group than Manures certainly :D
Frankfurt is a nice place and the food is good. I'll definitely be eating a few sausages over there.
On a side note, how funny was it listening to Ashley Cole botching every teams name he pulled out :lol:
:shock:
Wow, you wouldn't have posted that 10 years ago.

The times they are a changing :barscarf:
They are indeed :gayflag:

:wink:
In the good old days, this sort of debauchery took place in the tennis thread or thr six nations rugby one.

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Re: Europa League draw

Postby TeeCee » Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:43 am

Of course, with a no-deal Brexit it’s going to be a right pain getting to any away matches!! :cussing:

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Re: Europa League draw

Postby Poldi » Mon Sep 02, 2019 2:53 pm

Funny this, match away to Vitoria is scheduled for

a) 7th Nov, 18:55 CET (according to UEFA website)
b) 6th Nov 15:50 CET (according to Vitoria website)
c) 6th/7th Nov date and k.o. tbc (according to Arsenal website)

:cussing:

Anyone booked their flights so far?!?

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Re: Europa League draw

Postby Leyton Gooner » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:29 pm

So it's 3.50pm on a Wednesday afternoon. What the actual fuck? :banghead:

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Re: Europa League draw

Postby DB10GOONER » Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:42 am

So it's 3.50pm on a Wednesday afternoon. What the actual fuck? :banghead:
Jaysus. :shock:

What time is that in China I wonder.....?
:rubchin: :roll:

Modern football is a nonsense.

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Re: Europa League draw

Postby Gunner Rob » Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:42 pm

how on earth have they come up with 3.50pm ????

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Re: Europa League draw

Postby Rian1 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:42 pm

Can't complain, at least two good away days scheduled. Been planning to do a trip of Munich, Stuttgart and Nuremberg. Boom, Frankfurt not too far so this is excellent.

On this note, I'll say Ciao to Plzen, what the hell is this random ass kick off time.

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Re: Europa League draw

Postby Ziegler1988 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:33 pm

how on earth have they come up with 3.50pm ????
Has to finish before the Wednesday Champions League matches begin at 6pm

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Re: Europa League draw

Postby DB10GOONER » Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:43 am

how on earth have they come up with 3.50pm ????
So that the "global TV audience" can watch both this shit and the CL shit and buy merchandise. :censored:

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Re: Europa League draw

Postby Gunner Rob » Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:31 am

don't they want anyone to watch ???

in the UK the match will be over before most people leave work.

in New York the kick off time will be just before 11am
in Beijing the kick off time will be just before 11pm

hardly much of a "global reach"


I am personally sick of the "dilution" of football fixtures.
it used to be far more interesting when a round of fixtures kicked off at the same time.
although you can in theory watch far more matches these days, i end up watching far less.

for example if a Chelsea CL match kicks off at 6pm then I won't watch it.
however if it kicked off at the same time as an Arsenal Europa league match, and I was watching in a pub then I would keep an eye on that one as well.

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Re: Europa League draw

Postby Blim » Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:13 am

I would rather win the Europa cup than finish 4th, I hope we go all out for it.

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Re: Europa League draw

Postby Ray C » Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:05 am

I would rather win the Europa cup than finish 4th, I hope we go all out for it.
Dream on - no fuckin' chance of either !. Didn't you just watch the Watford game ?. :barscarf: :barscarf:


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