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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by Cjay » Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:29 pm

SG90 wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:26 pm
Sounds like another TC, but because he's English he'll be higher rated and there will be no mention of no Championship experience.
You cynic you.

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by Cjay » Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:53 pm

Benik Afobe on his way to Stoke from Wolves for about £12mil . . .

Wolves paid £10mil for him on June 1st.

Weird.

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by 1964white » Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:48 pm

Reading signed Meyler (Hull) & O'Shea (Sundeland) on frees

Leicester have signed Jonny Evans for £3.5m from relegated West Brom

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by whiteswan » Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:04 pm

Al quiet on the Leeds United front...as usual :roll:

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by faaip » Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:50 pm

Al Quiet? ..decent winger IIRC
BPF - Beradi - Jansson - Forshaw - Cooper - Douglas - Hernandez - Klich - Saiz - Roofe - Clarke

"objective fan" - is that a consistent oxymoron?"

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by Cjay » Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:18 pm

Forest signed Diogo Goncalves on loan from Benfica and broke there transfer fee signing Joao Carvalho for £13-14mil.

Forest fans very excited, expecting to be the next Wolves, fair enough.

But Mendes sent Wolves Ruben Neves- experienced (for his age) player. And Diogo Jota who had had a good season with the Porto first team.

Can compare the Goncalves loan to Jota i guess, although Jota had proven himself whereas Goncalves hasnt really past youth level.

Carvalho is no way like Neves' he is a Benfica reserve.

Would they be so excited if they had spent £13mil on Scott Mctominay from the red lot?

Fair comparison, 2nd placed side in the top league like Benfica but mainly a reserve player.

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by 1964white » Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:33 pm

Norwich accept Leicester bid of about £20m for James Maddison

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by Cjay » Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:14 pm

Aden Flint and Paddy McNair apparently on the way to Boro.

6ft6 and 6ft3 respectively.

Good to see Tony sticking to what he knows.

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by faaip » Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:21 pm

I like Aden Flint as a player
BPF - Beradi - Jansson - Forshaw - Cooper - Douglas - Hernandez - Klich - Saiz - Roofe - Clarke

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by Cjay » Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:11 pm

Bobbie Reid apparently going to Cardiff, Bristol City going for Jack Marriott.

Aden Flint to Boro is a done deal for £7mil

Stoke trying to sign James McClean.

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by Cjay » Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:35 pm

Jack Robinson, left back formerly of QPR joins Forest.
Ben Marshall has joined Norwich from Wolves.
Teemu Puki (striker) has also joined Norwich.
Hillal Soudani striker scoring for fun in Croatia has also joined Forest.

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by Cjay » Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:38 am

Sam Johnstone gk at Villa on loan from Scumchester joins WBA for £6mil.

Adam Federici joins Stoke.

Costel Pantilimon (however its spelt) joins Forest

Lewis Grabban also could be off to Forest.

Andi Weimann joins Bristol City.

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by Cjay » Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:39 am

And the deadline for permanent transfers shuts in just 36 days.

Our first fixture is a month tomorrow.

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by Cjay » Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:12 pm

Lewis Grabban gone to Forest.

Marc McNulty has gone to Reading.

Said Benrahma has joined Brentford.

Swansea sign Jordi Govea.

Jack Hunt has joined Bristol City.

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by Cjay » Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:16 pm

Reports starting to emerge that Birmingham have been placed under a transfer embargo.

Need to raise funds quickly.

Dont go back in for Stockdale ffs!!!!!

Harlee Dean and Jota please.

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by 1964white » Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:01 pm

Jordan Rhodes goes from an owl to become a canary on loan to Norwich

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by Muppet the Cat » Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:01 pm

Predict how The Championship will finish 2018/19
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Good idea Cat :moggy: I do think we should wait until a couple of weeks before the start of the season when hopefully we'll have a good idea which teams are making significant signings & also any managerial changes

Would you like to run the competition Cat ?
With the new season starting 3 weeks tomorrow :shock: time to put your thinking caps on and predict how the season will unfold in terms of where teams will finish (from 1st right down to bottom, 24th) next May.
I'll put something up on the Predictions Forum at the weekend, with entrants needing to complete by midnight 31 July, so that gives a fortnight to give some considered thought and take into account any yet to happen moves in the transfer market, sudden managerial changes or any of the other crisis dramas that seem to be part and parcel of the league these days.
Was thinking -
team in correct finishing position - 5pts
team within one place of finishing position - 2pts
Leeds in correct position - 10pts
5 bonus points for getting any of following correct - team finishing top, team finishing bottom and highest scorers

Happy to take on board (or ignore) other suggestions :moggy:

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by 1964white » Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:59 am

Muppet the Cat wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:01 pm
Predict how The Championship will finish 2018/19



With the new season starting 3 weeks tomorrow :shock: time to put your thinking caps on and predict how the season will unfold in terms of where teams will finish (from 1st right down to bottom, 24th) next May.
I'll put something up on the Predictions Forum at the weekend, with entrants needing to complete by midnight 31 July, so that gives a fortnight to give some considered thought and take into account any yet to happen moves in the transfer market, sudden managerial changes or any of the other crisis dramas that seem to be part and parcel of the league these days.
Was thinking -
team in correct finishing position - 5pts
team within one place of finishing position - 2pts
Leeds in correct position - 10pts
5 bonus points for getting any of following correct - team finishing top, team finishing bottom and highest scorers

Happy to take on board (or ignore) other suggestions :moggy:
Good idea Cat

Unsure we'll know where Leeds will finish by 31st July as I think we'll be scrambling around the transfer window picking up the crumbs come the end of August. Right now I've got us in the bottom half of the table :(

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by Muppet the Cat » Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:08 am

At the moment it's difficult to see us in the upper reaches, I agree

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Re: Championship 18/19

Post by 1964white » Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:21 pm

Muppet the Cat wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:08 am
At the moment it's difficult to see us in the upper reaches, I agree
I'll be up further in the kop than Leeds will be in the table :roflmao:

We never prepare efficiently in the pre-season giving whoever is the coach enough time to work with his new players before the important opening game of the season. If the loan system was operative beyond August we'd still be bringing in players in September as we did with Pontus Jansson

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