The Football Thread 2021/22: Rafa out, Rooney/Jose/Lampard in?

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PostThe Football Thread 2021/22: Rafa out, Rooney/Jose/Lampard in?
by Preezy » Mon Jun 28, 2021 11:05 pm

The Official GRcade Football Thread 2021-2022

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Another year, another glorious football thread where we can all completely relax and just enjoy the beautiful game :datass:

Supporters - Please let me know if I've missed you out and/or name changes, newly promoted fans please make yourself at home at the top table :toot:

2020/21 Champions: Man City
Champions League Clubs: Man City, Man United, Liverpool, Chelsea
Europa League Clubs: Leicester, West Ham
Europa Conference League Clubs: Spurs
Newly-Promoted Clubs: Norwich Watford, Brentford


Premier League Opening Weekend Fixtures:
Brentford vs Arsenal
Burnley vs Brighton
Chelsea vs Crystal Palace
Everton vs Southampton
Leicester vs Wolves
Man Utd vs Leeds
Newcastle vs West Ham
Norwich vs Liverpool
Spurs vs Man City
Watford vs Aston Villa


The UEFA Champions League - The Road to The Krestovsky Stadium

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Groups
Group A: MAN CITY, Paris Saint-Germain, RB Leipzig, Club Brugge
Group B: Atletico Madrid, LIVERPOOL, Porto, AC Milan
Group C: Dortmund, Ajax, Besiktas, Sporting Lisbon
Group D: Real Madrid, Shakhtar, Inter Milan, Sheriff (COME ON SHERIFF!)
Group E: Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Benfica, Dynamo Kiev
Group F: MAN UNITED, Villarreal, Atalanta, Young Boys
Group G: Sevilla, Salzburg, Wolfsburg, Lille
Group H: Juventus, CHELSEA, Zenit, Malmo


The Teams

Arsenal
Manager: Mikel Arteta
Stadium: The Emirates

Aston Villa
Manager: Dean Smith - SACKED! Replaced by Steven Gerrard in November 2021
Stadium: Villa Park

Brentford
Manager: Thomas Frank
Stadium: Brentford Community Stadium

Brighton & Hove Albion
Manager: Graham Potter
Stadium: The Amex Stadium

Burnley
Manager: Sean Dyche
Stadium: Turf Moor

Chelsea
Manager: Thomas Tuchel
Stadium: Stamford Bridge

Crystal Palace
Manager: Patrick Vieira
Stadium: Selhurst Park

Everton
Manager: Rafa Benitez
Stadium: Goodison Park

Leeds United
Manager: Marco Bielsa
Stadium: Elland Road

Leicester City
Manager: Brendan Rodgers
Stadium: King Power Stadium

Liverpool
Manager: Jurgen Klopp
Stadium: Anfield

Manchester City
Manager: Pep Guardiola
Stadium: The Etihad

Manchester United
Manager: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer - SACKED! Replaced by Ralf Rangnick in November 2021
Stadium: Old Trafford

Newcastle United
Manager: Steve Bruce - SACKED! Replaced by Eddie Howe in November 2021
Stadium: St. James' Park

Norwich
Manager: Daniel Farke - SACKED! Replaced by Dean Smith in November 2021
Stadium: Carrow Road

Southampton
Manager: Ralph Hasenhüttl
Stadium: St. Mary's

Tottenham Hotspur
Manager: Nuno Espirito Santo - SACKED! Replaced by Antonio Conte in November 2021
Stadium: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Watford
Manager: Xisco Munoz - SACKED! Replaced by Claudio Ranieri in October 2021
Stadium: Vicarage Road

West Ham United
Manager: David Moyes
Stadium: London Stadium

Wolverhampton Wanderers
Manager: Bruno Lage
Stadium: Molineux Stadium



The Fans

Arsenal
Steve
Dowbocop
Pancake
darksideby182
Joer
Cuttooth
hamm sandwich
suzzopher

Aston Villa
Glowy69
Lotus
Zellery
Finish.Last
Rhubarb
Jenuall

Brentford

Brighton
Drummy

Burnley

Chelsea
<]:^D

Crystal Palace
Benzin

Everton
Ste
Dig Dug

Leeds
Adam Pollard

Leicester

Liverpool
Icecold
Photek
Shadow
Superking
Winckle
Finiarél
Curls
shadow202
fry87
Pell

Manchester City
Spindash
rudderless
Irene Demova
SillySprout

Manchester United
PurplePenguin
Red Devil
Denster
Harry Ola
Kanbei
tomvek
Hank Scorpio
PES Fan
Neph
karl_fletcher
Sandycoin
BOR
Mafro
Saint of Killers
Preezy
King Chaz

Newcastle United
Cuban Pete
Rapidly-Greying

Norwich
Ecno

Southampton
DML :shifty:

Tottenham Hotspur
Albear
Return_of_the_STAR
Mockmaster
gamerforever

Watford

West Ham
Blue Eyes

Wolves
evanswolves



The Sack Race - Managers sacked this season

Xisco Munoz - Watford (October)
Steve Bruce - Newcastle (October)
Nuno Esperanto Santo - Spurs (November)
Daniel Farke - Norwich (November)
Dean Smith - Aston Villa (November)
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer - Man United (November)
Rafa Benitez - Everton (January)

And it's live!!

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by Jenuall » Mon Jun 28, 2021 11:10 pm

New thread who dis?

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by KingK » Mon Jun 28, 2021 11:11 pm

Posting on page 1 of a 500 page thread!

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by Return_of_the_STAR » Mon Jun 28, 2021 11:12 pm

Well done Preezy.

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by Moggy » Mon Jun 28, 2021 11:14 pm

Brentford are the only team with no fans? Aww. :cry:

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by Return_of_the_STAR » Mon Jun 28, 2021 11:18 pm

Moggy wrote:Brentford are the only team with no fans? Aww. :cry:


Man City :shifty:

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by BOR » Mon Jun 28, 2021 11:20 pm

Hello again.

It'll be a great year of Premier League and then World Cup 2022. :toot:

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by The Doom Spoon » Tue Jun 29, 2021 3:21 am

Slowly preparing for another emotional rollercoaster of a season as a Gooner! :slol:

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by Denster » Tue Jun 29, 2021 7:22 am

Posting on page one of the thread when Ole wins the league.

:nod:

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by Drumstick » Tue Jun 29, 2021 8:20 am

Plenty of names there that no longer post here.

Preezy wrote:Southampton
DML

:lol:

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by Ecno » Tue Jun 29, 2021 9:17 am

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We return, you can put me under Norwich fans.

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by Corazon de Leon » Tue Jun 29, 2021 9:37 am

Moggy wrote:Brentford are the only team with no fans? Aww. :cry:


Or Burnley. :datass:

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by Moggy » Tue Jun 29, 2021 9:38 am

Corazon de Leon wrote:
Moggy wrote:Brentford are the only team with no fans? Aww. :cry:


Or Burnley. :datass:


Who?

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by Tomous » Tue Jun 29, 2021 9:49 am

Red is a Burnley fan I believe

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by Ploiper » Tue Jun 29, 2021 9:51 am

will his season be better for Arsenal? I bleeding well hope so. need less stress.

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by Finiarél » Tue Jun 29, 2021 10:28 am

Ecno wrote:Image

We return, you can put me under Norwich fans.


Can we bring Suarez back?

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by Photek » Tue Jun 29, 2021 10:30 am

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: New Thread A Go Go!
by Ecno » Tue Jun 29, 2021 10:35 am

I think Suarez scored a hatrick against us everytime he played us.

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: Varane in at United? Coman comin' to 'Pool?
by Drumstick » Tue Jun 29, 2021 12:25 pm

Vieira in for Palace

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PostRe: The Football Thread 2021/22: Varane in at United? Coman comin' to 'Pool?
by Tomous » Tue Jun 29, 2021 12:27 pm

Drumstick wrote:Vieira in for Palace



Odd one, wasn't he rubbish at Nice?

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