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Thread: Pre-Match View From Birmingham

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    Yes, a goal from Che would be a sickener. But they all seem to think they need to go all out for the win and if they do, that will play right into our hands

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    Sounds like another lot from the 1980's, "Went out, had 12 pints, had a right scrap with this big bloke, knocked him aht, not a mark on me. Brilliant night.!"

    Typical end of season 6 pointer. I think they've got just enough to stay up, I think we haven't quite got enough to go up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FatherKnowsBest View Post
    Sounds like another lot from the 1980's, "Went out, had 12 pints, had a right scrap with this big bloke, knocked him aht, not a mark on me. Brilliant night.!"

    Typical end of season 6 pointer. I think they've got just enough to stay up, I think we haven't quite got enough to go up.
    It's not a six pointer at all, as we're at opposite ends of the table. It's a must-win for both, but the traditional definition of the six pointer is where the teams are close together and a win for one team opens up the gap on their rivals:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six-pointer

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carpe_diem View Post
    It's not a six pointer at all, as we're at opposite ends of the table. It's a must-win for both, but the traditional definition of the six pointer is where the teams are close together and a win for one team opens up the gap on their rivals:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six-pointer
    Okay, Mr Technically-Correct. I use the term in the context that regardless of where we are in the league, they need the three points and we need the three points. 3 + 3 used to be 6 when I was at school. Has it changed since Brexit?



    UTB

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    Quote Originally Posted by FatherKnowsBest View Post
    Okay, Mr Technically-Correct. I use the term in the context that regardless of where we are in the league, they need the three points and we need the three points. 3 + 3 used to be 6 when I was at school. Has it changed since Brexit?



    UTB
    Sorry FKB but all you've done is correctly describe a regular league game! Carpe has it bang on. Only a six pointer if you and the opposition are competing for the same league positions.

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    Its just about a 3 point pointless game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GuancheBlade View Post
    Sorry FKB but all you've done is correctly describe a regular league game! Carpe has it bang on. Only a six pointer if you and the opposition are competing for the same league positions.
    Okay, I give in. Did I tell you that 'technically correct' is the best kind of 'correct'?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FatherKnowsBest View Post
    Okay, I give in. Did I tell you that 'technically correct' is the best kind of 'correct'?
    Technically true

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    both teams need the 3 points so i think we all know what the result is gonna be dont we ?

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    You’re all wrong. A six-pointer is where both teams are within a few points of each other (either top or bottom of league) and the potential is there for either to win the 3 points which also TAKES away 3 points from the rival.
    So Blades v Brum cannot be a six pointer ( even though the 3 points is ***** to both teams) as they are competing at different ends of the table.
    Hope this clears up the confusion.
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    I regret mentioning it now...

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    There's a lot on this game for both sides.

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    Definitely a must win game for us. When did we last win one of these?

    Would love to be wrong though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bladesince64 View Post
    Definitely a must win game for us. When did we last win one of these?

    Would love to be wrong though.
    Boro,last week at BDBL.UTCB

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    every games a must win game for us now mind suppose 7pts could be enough but we would need other results in our favour so weve just got to take one game at a time and try and win each one personally cant see us getting more than 5 and that wont be enough

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    I've sort of given up already ........ its just too far fetched. If our goal difference was better, maybe, but its not. Just want us to finish the season on a high, which I think we can. Another season in the Championship won't kill us and will be more enjoyable than struggling in the Premiership IMHO.

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    Both teams need the win. A point suits them more than it does us and it would be a chuckle to see the Dingles relegated.
    That being said the playoffs aren’t gone yet so we need the win

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    It's a definite three pointer, but we'd probably settle for one

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJBlade View Post
    It's a definite three pointer, but we'd probably settle for one
    I don't think anyone at BDBL will look to settle for one point JJ.

    What we get is another matter.

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