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Season 2015/16
« on: July 01, 2015, 01:56:29 PM »
I know it's not exactly 'kicked off', at least not in footballing terms, but I thought it best to get it up and running.
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Re: Season 2015/16
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2015, 09:09:01 AM »
Good one Tes. Also good to see the forum back on.  :)
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Re: Season 2015/16
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2015, 07:05:51 PM »
Good one Tes. Also good to see the forum back on.  :)

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Re: Season 2015/16
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2015, 07:57:58 PM »
Nuke 'em I say!!!

Reckon we'll face another roller coaster season where part 1 will lead up to the sacking of The Brodge, and part 2 will be all about trying to pick the pieces up. Nothing new there then, right?
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Re: Season 2015/16
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2015, 02:58:47 AM »


Arsenal fans do not rate Spurs new stadium, and take to photoshop.   :)

Thank goodness we did not build a default silver space-age soul-less spaceship stadium.

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Re: Season 2015/16
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2015, 05:18:57 PM »
So Henderson appointed new captain. Terrible decision by The Brodge. It took app. 3 minutes for my Manc mate to phone up and say "Yes!!!". As I said and will get reason to say again I reckon - upper half will be a major accomplishment this season.
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Re: Season 2015/16
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2015, 05:57:52 PM »
So Henderson appointed new captain. Terrible decision by The Brodge. It took app. 3 minutes for my Manc mate to phone up and say "Yes!!!". As I said and will get reason to say again I reckon - upper half will be a major accomplishment this season.

I would have thought his performances whilst wearing the armband would have confirmed he wasn't ready yet.

He reminded me of 'the curse of the England captaincy' in cricket, where by previously good and great players were shadows of their former selves whilst bearing the captaincy. Once relieved of it they'd return to their previous level.

Whilst hardly my favourite or favoured player, Skrtel was far more suitable and worthy. At this rate Joe Allen will be named vice captain. Hendo's probably the most 'lightweight' Liverpool captain, at least in my living memory.

Another huge step towards mediocrity, or maybe just confirmation that that particular destination has already been reached and Hendo's been charged with placing the flag there.
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Re: Season 2015/16
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2015, 09:34:00 PM »
I would have thought his performances whilst wearing the armband would have confirmed he wasn't ready yet.

He reminded me of 'the curse of the England captaincy' in cricket, where by previously good and great players were shadows of their former selves whilst bearing the captaincy. Once relieved of it they'd return to their previous level.

Whilst hardly my favourite or favoured player, Skrtel was far more suitable and worthy. At this rate Joe Allen will be named vice captain. Hendo's probably the most 'lightweight' Liverpool captain, at least in my living memory.

Another huge step towards mediocrity, or maybe just confirmation that that particular destination has already been reached and Hendo's been charged with placing the flag there.

Joe Allen is Vice Captain??????????????????? Dear lord almighty...that means he'll still be playing??? Where exactly in our midfield?
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Re: Season 2015/16
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2015, 09:34:22 PM »
I thought Hendo was excellent in our title-chasing season.

And, do not forget, that today Hendo had the honour of sharing the front cover graphics, along with Messi, for the new FIFA 16 game, or whatever it is.  Important stuff, I think.
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Re: Season 2015/16
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2015, 10:32:49 PM »
And, do not forget, that today Hendo had the honour of sharing the front cover graphics, along with Messi, for the new FIFA 16 game, or whatever it is.  Important stuff, I think.

No doubt Brendan's seeing this as confirmation that his decision is justified.
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Re: Season 2015/16
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2015, 10:40:09 PM »
Another huge step towards mediocrity, or maybe just confirmation that that particular destination has already been reached and Hendo's been charged with placing the flag there.

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Re: Season 2015/16
« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2015, 10:41:02 PM »
I thought Hendo was excellent in our title-chasing season.

He's improved season on season by and large, but I thought the captaincy weighed him down last season and there were times when he fell below his normal expected and capable level.

I'd rather he was free to concentrate on continuing his development and reaching the level, with a lot of hard work, that I think he can reach.

He's going to be unfairly compared to Gerrard, because of the position he plays.

Giving it to Skrtel, for example, changes the dynamic with a central defender being captain, and whilst that might draw compaisons to Sami, that's nothing in comparison to being compared to Gerrard.
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Re: Season 2015/16
« Reply #12 on: July 10, 2015, 10:42:47 PM »
Poetry!!! :-* Can I frame it in my office at work when I get back from the holidays?

Feel free, Martin, though I'm not quite sure why.  :D
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Re: Season 2015/16
« Reply #13 on: July 10, 2015, 10:43:44 PM »
I thought Hendo was excellent in our title-chasing season.

And, do not forget, that today Hendo had the honour of sharing the front cover graphics, along with Messi, for the new FIFA 16 game, or whatever it is.  Important stuff, I think.

FFS Dude mate. Here we are having had to withstand your vitrol towards Gerrard for a season or two. Whilst I agree he peaked some time back you cannot deny he's been a matchwinner of grade for years on end wearing the armband (and even before). What particular game of importance did Henderson win for us either by scoring or by leading the pack on? The only one I remember from his 3 full seasons with us is the trumping of Spurs away some 19 months ago. As was brilliantly put by Tes, if anything his appointment is the sign of mediocrity and lack of ambition. fornicating Rodgers is so lost it's unbelieveable really.
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Re: Season 2015/16
« Reply #14 on: July 10, 2015, 10:44:55 PM »
Feel free, Martin, though I'm not quite sure why.  :D

Because of its sheer beauty?
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