Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

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Re: Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

Postby goonertux » Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:03 pm

And yes, they have a striker on a shit scoring run so fill your boots, David McGoldrick! Whatever funds you have available, get on to score at any time.

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Re: Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

Postby DB10GOONER » Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:50 pm

And yes, they have a striker on a shit scoring run so fill your boots, David McGoldrick! Whatever funds you have available, get on to score at any time.
Gotta be worth a punt given our defence and history of being the gift that keeps on giving to struggling teams and struggling strikers.

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Re: Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

Postby A11M11 » Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:13 pm

Mike Dean’s 500th game . Lets hope the crowd make it one he will never forget.

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Re: Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

Postby OneBardGooner » Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:13 pm

Ohhh! Great ! That's all we need that smug faced inept (its all about me!!! I'm in charge naaah naaah) fucktwat useless biased prickofaCUNT to ref the game...He can't wait to book Arsenal players, mark my words you watch him let sheffshyte kick Pepe to pieces and as soon as one of our defenders gives it back out will come the card/s.. CEEUUUNTT.


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Re: Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

Postby augie » Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:21 am

And yes, they have a striker on a shit scoring run so fill your boots, David McGoldrick! Whatever funds you have available, get on to score at any time.


He is not a striker per se, and is more of a number 10 but plays as a 9 for Sheffield united and Ireland. His main asset would be his intelligent movement off the ball and that is where he could do damage to our centre halves :roll:

As is always the case with our team nowadays, the first goal will be huge in this game - if they score it then they will set up a wall that our numpties wouldnt breakthrough in a year ( :roll: ), but if we score first it will force them to come out and will open the game up for us.

I know that it is ONLY sheffield united ( :blah: :blah: ), but this will be a small test for arteta - not many team play a 3-5-2 formation these days, but a master tactician (like arteta is meant to be) should be able to come up with a plan to use their system against them (ie exploit the spaces behind their wing backs). Will arteta's tactics be based on forcing our will and gameplan on them, or will it be set up to negate what they do well.

God knows how this will go :? :?

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Re: Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

Postby mcdowell42 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:02 pm

Mustafi starts, you will get 7/2 with Paddy Power for Sheffield win

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Re: Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

Postby mcdowell42 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:03 pm

#afc XI: Leno, Maitland-Niles, Luiz, Mustafi, Saka, Torreira, Xhaka, Pepe, Ozil, Martinelli, Lacazette

Subs: Bellerin, Ceballos, Holding, Martinez, Willock, Guendouzi, Nketiah

#ARSSHU

https://t.co/2iCXp5Ng4Q

Sokratis out with illness

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Re: Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

Postby rodders999 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:11 pm

Backed us and Lacazette anytime.

3 nil away win incoming :barscarf:

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Re: Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

Postby Gunner Rob » Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:16 pm

Mustafi is back :banghead:

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Re: Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

Postby clockender1 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:34 pm

#afc XI: Leno, Maitland-Niles, Luiz, Mustafi, Saka, Torreira, Xhaka, Pepe, Ozil, Martinelli, Lacazette

Subs: Bellerin, Ceballos, Holding, Martinez, Willock, Guendouzi, Nketiah

#ARSSHU

https://t.co/2iCXp5Ng4Q

Sokratis out with illness
Saka and Martinelli are going to have to work their tits off for us to win today.

I never thiught id see saka and AMN as our full backs. Interesting.

Mustafi and Luiz are good for two goals when they are together.

This is going to be either brilliant or terrible.

I think we'll win 3-2


Streams anyone ? - im away on my hols at the mo.
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Re: Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

Postby John F » Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:40 pm

Mustafi, Xhaka and Dean on the same pitch what could go wrong?

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Re: Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

Postby augie » Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:48 pm

Mustafi is back :banghead:



Just goes to show how much confidence arteta has in holding that mustafi can start ahead of him when mustafi hasn't even made the bench lately :shock:

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Re: Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

Postby augie » Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:58 pm

#afc XI: Leno, Maitland-Niles, Luiz, Mustafi, Saka, Torreira, Xhaka, Pepe, Ozil, Martinelli, Lacazette

Subs: Bellerin, Ceballos, Holding, Martinez, Willock, Guendouzi, Nketiah

#ARSSHU

https://t.co/2iCXp5Ng4Q

Sokratis out with illness
Saka and Martinelli are going to have to work their tits off for us to win today.

I never thiught id see saka and AMN as our full backs. Interesting.

Mustafi and Luiz are good for two goals when they are together.

This is going to be either brilliant or terrible.

I think we'll win 3-2


Streams anyone ? - im away on my hols at the mo.




Was hoping for one myself :( :( :(

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Re: Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

Postby xisstential » Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:12 pm

Live here in the US....the Yanks still think we're a BIG team :? :? :?

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Re: Sheffield United|Home|PL|Saturday 18th January|3pm KO

Postby GoonerMuzz » Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:19 pm

I know people will say Sheffield are only a Championship side but for me they are probably the best and most organised team to come up in years, they dont have any real flair players but they play to a system which most supposedly 'better' premier league teams find it tough to match and so far they are showing it again today. :rubchin:


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