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    Boxing Day, huge test against Liverpool

    We will really see where we are after the Boxing Day result against Liverpool.

    Even the three games they have drawn they haven't looked uncomfortable and were more likely to win them than lose them.

    Watching them on Sunday when they made a decent Manure side look ordinary was a treat.

    It will be a good indicator as to how we will manage the rest of the season if we can give them a good game and a run for their money.

    Any thoughts anyone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ex_pat_magpie View Post
    We will really see where we are after the Boxing Day result against Liverpool.

    Even the three games they have drawn they haven't looked uncomfortable and were more likely to win them than lose them.

    Watching them on Sunday when they made a decent Manure side look ordinary was a treat.

    It will be a good indicator as to how we will manage the rest of the season if we can give them a good game and a run for their money.

    Any thoughts anyone?
    I think we can go in relaxed and give it a go cos we have nothing to lose.

    The only real negative would be if we got howked, but nos shame in losing by a couple of goals.

    Rafa will set us up to defend and with the aim of counter attacking, although we won´t have any counter attacks

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    Tbh, Pat, it's a bit of a free hit. Not sure we'll learn anything we don't know.

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    I think I will get on with the family stuff boxing day and worry about the toon at watford on 29th

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    Yip. Kinda dreading boxing day.

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    I think if we can keep it under 3 we'll have done well.

    I don't think we'll really learn anything we don't know already.

    We'll have to be really disciplined though.

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    The reason I like playing Liverpool under Rafa is the obvious connection he has with them, and as always it's good to beat your former team. Maybe Rafa is the one manager who can do something about this Liverpool team... or maybe not, and we'll lose 3-0. In which case, onto the next one.

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    We usually play a bit better against the top clubs, here's hoping we can hold out for a draw. Well, you have to be optimistic don't you ?

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    Don't we normaly lose our Boxing Day match?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott Kirkland View Post
    Don't we normaly lose our Boxing Day match?
    Traditionally yes

    But i think we won or drew last year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jammy89 View Post
    Traditionally yes

    But i think we won or drew last year.
    I think klipperty will tear us a new one
    Guess we’re gonna park the bus

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    It reminds me a bit of our trip there in Oct 1988. Great Liverpool team and us down near the bottom. Won 2-1 Hendrie and Mirandinha what a great day we had. It was Willie McFaul’s birthday as well. Hopefully the season ends differently though as we went dow.

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    A test that you are going to fail is not a test; it is more like a tribulation.

    While we could conceptually win it, a win is not conceivable. I wouldn't like a bad result to cause my partially digested Crimbo turkey to cause me indigestion.

    For tall tasks, I prefer to target the Baby Faced Ass-ass-in on Jan 2nd.

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    well I'm going to liverpool on Boxing day - so surely we are going to win ?????????

    although I don't recall any of the other boxing day away trips, I went on, when we did anything other than lose ha bring on the puddles.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by toonlegend View Post
    well I'm going to liverpool on Boxing day - so surely we are going to win ?????????

    although I don't recall any of the other boxing day away trips, I went on, when we did anything other than lose ha bring on the puddles.....
    J...I suspect you don't recall those trips for other reasons too...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zippity View Post
    J...I suspect you don't recall those trips for other reasons too...
    eh!!!!! hehe what you trying to say like .................

    this is when i wish i had an appropriate stock of GIFs

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    Quote Originally Posted by toonlegend View Post
    eh!!!!! hehe what you trying to say like .................

    this is when i wish i had an appropriate stock of GIFs

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    ha perfect for you

    i was looking for something that said this is a tiring day lol

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    absolutely spot on lol

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