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Everything posted by stevieb

  1. Come on older we know that is what I call the Europa league , much to Mangle dismay 😈
  2. Take an away draw , second !eg is anyone's , perhaps because he hasn't won the league cup he has made this a priority , but being old school in my opinion the FA cup is a bigger competition to win . I know we differ in Arsene but I think the time has come to step down at the end of the season the team / club needs a shake up on and off the pitch . Only one team can win the league but in recent years we haven't really challenged the top teams , that is where Arsenal should be with the so called resources at the clubs disposal . The team defense is not good enough this season , this is down to the management and players , so where does the buck stop ? Surely the manager who gets a good salary ?
  3. Now now older play nicely or no fag ash and chips for you .
  4. Ospina kept the score down , he played out of his skin , Maitland , played well but the rest let the club down and the fans , the so called senior players with over 600 premiership league appearances between them , the defence were shown up by an eighteen years old championship player , Forrest average age was less than Arsenal and the caretaker manager out thought Arsene . The better side won on the day and could have scored more but for the keeper , agree with Mangle not arrogance from Arsene but he gambled and it failed badly so as manager he carries the can and reserves the stick especially on 8 million squid a year .
  5. Keep it coming , have broad shoulders , have to at the moment 😱
  6. Well at least have some experience on the bench. And we are the cupholders , Arsene has picked the team ,it failed badly , time has come for him to step down at the season end and bring in some fresh ideas to move the club forward .His time is over he has been a big part of Arsenal history but his tactics are no longer good enough at the top level and it pains me to say that . Trouble is some fans still think he can still cut it at the top level but in my opinion he can't . Very good older , you have been a bit quiet recently
  7. this has to one of the most embarrassing defeats under Arsene. Forrest were the better side
  8. combo FixturesSaturday 6th January 2018Goonhavern Athletic 1-3 Perranporth Hayle 2-1 Redruth United Illogan RBL Reserves 1-5 Falmouth Town Reserves Penryn Athletic 2-1 St Just Porthleven Reserves 4 -0 Holman SC St Agnes 3-2 Mullion St Day 3-1 Perranwell St Ives Town 0-3 Helston Athletic Rese
  9. I would like to believe what you say , but how many players at the top level of they don't like a manager basically disruptive to a squad , eg Anelka when at Arsenal .
  10. No chance today if any manager went to a player like that today they would be on to their agent and get a transfer , I don't think when Jimmy Hill helped to abolish to maximum wage he thought the power would end up with players and their agents .
  11. Transfer window about to open , Liverpool out the blocks with 75 million for **** Van Dyke, the premiership has gone mad , which club will be the first to pay a 100 million in the premiership ? Crazy world of football , I can remember when Arsenal paid 333 thousand for Malcom Macdonald , .Trevor Francis the first 1 million pound player in 1978 bought by a certain Brian Clough , how much longer can football sustain this amount of money .
  12. stevieb

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Please don't copy Mangle 😈 Now that would be a miracle Older as Arsenal have the record for being in the top flight 😇
  13. stevieb

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Ok sss , Middlesex finest , here goes who has won most FA cups ? When was the last league title for spurs , when was your last trophy ? And at present you are just above a under performing Arsenal on goal difference . So that is probably your clubs ambition at present .Arsenal from the board is to make money . So while gooners fans are unhappy you seem to be happy with your lot .
  14. Falmouth Town Reserves 5-1 Redruth United Hayle 0-4 Carharrack Helston Athletic Reserves 2-2 Pendeen Rovers Holman SC 2-3 Goonhavern Athletic Illogan RBL Reserves 1-3 West Cornwall Perranporth 3-1 Perranwell Porthleven Reserves 2-1 Mullion St Day 2-1 St Ives Town St Just 3-3 St Agnes
  15. stevieb

    Tottenham Hotspur

    But city are unbeaten and 21 points better off than Spurs the same as Arsenal , both clubs off the pace and both could be outside the top four come the end of season , City are the team to beat , but I must say they are very good to watch and play great football . Unless they have a big melt down can't see them being caught . Merry Xmas to all posters on the non Cornish forum , hope you have a good one
  16. Yes some have , theo for one has flattered to deceive 140 k a week never worth it , Mustaphi come in on a big fee , either injured or looking for a move . Xhaka seems to slow for the premier league especially under pressure , well beck always on the outside of tHe squad either injured or coming back not prolific enough when fit . Arsenal move the ball to slow when counter attacking , no mid,fielder that can dictate the game or protect the back four like of old Vierra , Pettit , or Gilberto Silva , as Older has stated before very small stature squad . Lacking a skipper someone who can drive the team on the pitch . Arsene is 68 now and I think at the top level he may have lost some of his old spark . I don't know what Bouldy does as his assistant but the defence can't defend and that was where he played . Transfers now all clubs have scouts everywhere that was one of Arsene strengths when he came to the club , prices now for a squad player are in the 20- 30 million bracket. And the board are out to make money . Pluses Jack Wishire coming back , Maitland miles not looking out of place , Holding has the basics to be a good defender , Reece Nelson looks a good prospect but that is what he is a prospect at present . Still will support / follow to the day I die but the club at present are not at the races with the top teams in England , but who knows what will happen .?
  17. Combo Fixtures Saturday 23rd DecemberCarharrack 3-1 St Just Goonhavern Athletic 2- 1 Illogan RBL Reserves Mullion 1-3 St Agnes Pendeen Rovers 2-3 Perranporth Penryn Athletic 2-4 Falmouth Town Reserves Perranwell 1-3 St Day Redruth United 3-3 Holman SC St Ives Town 2-1 Porthleven Reserves West Cornwall 3-2 Helston Athletic Reserves Family comes first CTB , and we appreciate what you do on the forum, thanks for your work on the predictions and the combo thread .
  18. A while back , I think it was on sky , can't remember which pundits were involved but there was a consensus of opinion that Arsenal are still a big job and if / when Arsene retires many good managers would be interested in taking over as they are still classed as a big club . A change will be needed when it happens ,but the board will need to back whoever comes in . I am afraid money needs to be invested to push the club on in the league to challenge the city's , Utd , chelski . I think when Arsene leaves it will be only then that he will be appreciated on what he has done for Arsenal , he goes down as their greatest manager , the main problem recently is lack of league success or sustained push to challenge .
  19. stevieb

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Are you becoming the New Greavsie ? Older.
  20. stevieb

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Very true older you are so right .
  21. I think there are several factors involved in my own opinion , some players not up to playing for a club like Arsenal , coming with big wages but not producing on the pitch , Arsene has favourites and will keep playing them even when off form . Arsene has lost touch with the way football has moved on he was once the man every club copied with his stretching , diet supplements which he brought to the English game . Contracts more down to the money men letting the likes of ozil, sanche,s ect to run down their contracts . Not ruthless enough in front of goal. And being defensively naive . Arsene is the most successful manager in the clubs history and personally I want him to leave with dignity perhaps he should have stepped down after the FA cup Final . Whoever takes over when he eventually steps down ,has a big job on their hands and will take a while to wake up the players to what it means to be at the club . There is no easy fix at the moment .
  22. Falmouth Town Reserves 3- 1 Perranwell Hayle 2-2 Penryn Athletic Holman SC 1-2 Redruth United Perranporth 7-0 Mullion RNAS Culdrose p-p Athletic St Agnes 2-1 West Cornwall St Day 4 - 1 Helston Athletic Reserves St Ives Town 3-1 Illogan RBL Reserves St Just 3- 0 Porthleven Reserves
  23. The only plus this week was jack Wilshire. Xhaka , how much longer can he start . He keeps giving the ball away , but so does Sanchez 32 times against Southampton and god knows how many against the Hammers , and we could have lost late on when the bar saved us , somebody have a shot , no wonder they have loads of possession they pass the ball to death and at such a slow pace , teams get back behind the ball . Maitland had a good game which was a bonus and put a couple of crosses into the box , but no one else did Groud was up top but nobody else put the ball into the box . So frustrating to watch at the moment who would be a gooner . ?????
  24. stevieb

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Still here Older , now before you spuds fans get to excited , there is only one POINT between the clubs , City at present are running away with the league at the moment the rest are trying to get the other three champ. League places on current form Arsenal don't deserve it but then again the noisy neighbours don't either . Arsenal can't score away from home and got away with one at the hammers . Neither north London club are tearing up trees , and the gunners are not doing the business in front of goal bags of possession But no end product . Not sure what the other mob are up to on the pitch in the league but hey are only one point better off .