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An unnamed England football player under investigation for being kicked out of a club for doing cocaine.
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Old 01-04-2019, 07:32 PM
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Courtois and Navas shouldn't be on the same team, even if it's as high profile a squad as Real Madrid - they're way too good to not to start every game.

Temporarily stymied as to what other squad could come even close to having such elite goalies. (The French national team when they had weirdo Barbez and Coupet?)
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Brutal - that should be Barthez.
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Courtois and Navas shouldn't be on the same team, even if it's as high profile a squad as Real Madrid - they're way too good to not to start every game.

Temporarily stymied as to what other squad could come even close to having such elite goalies. (The French national team when they had weirdo Barbez and Coupet?)
Wasn't Courtois Cech's understudy at Chelsea for quite a while? Though of course, he probably wasn't as good back then. I seem to remember Pagliuca and Buffon fighting over the Italy #1 jersey for quite a while in the early 00s. But you're right, there aren't many examples, especially in club football (for obvious reasons).
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little trivia tidbit - Man U has conceded more corner gals than anyone else.
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Can I just say that today's result in the Wolverhampton v Leicester City game sucked!? Sometimes, I hate football.
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little trivia tidbit - Man U has conceded more corner gals than anyone else.
Manchester gals are the easiest of all.
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Crazy day!! Newcastle beats Man City and Burnley comes so close, up 2-0 versus Man U, but it ended in a 2-2 draw.
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Great fightback at the end by Man. U. My son was horribly depressed, and then, in the space of ten minutes, not.
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Great fightback at the end by Man. U. My son was horribly depressed, and then, in the space of ten minutes, not.


One of my good friends is a Burnley fan and he was the opposite.
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If Liverpool win tomorrow, that'll be a wrap barring an epic collapse. I definitely thought we were going to see the first repeat champion in a while.
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Na-ha...City lose to the Magpies yesterday. For such a moneyed team you'd think their defense could be a little more solid.
I think I've yet to see de Bruyne make an errant pass or get dispossessed this season. Every game, he pulls off at least a couple "whoa" through passes. (He should've gotten a second yellow for his toe clip later in that game.)
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RIP Gordon Banks.

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