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    League Position

    7th. A cup would be nice but I think City will be trying to collect them all again.
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    Transfer Rumour Zaha with poll

    Zaha is a very good player but not worth the £100m that I think Moshiri is willing to pay to make a statement.
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    Summer Transfer Window 2019

    Clearly, Palace are annoyed that the club ignored the £80m price and may have offered players rather than cash upfront. (And I hope this isn't because of a desire of Moshiri to make a statement otherwise, there might be a £100m bid.)
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    Predictions for the forthcoming season ?

    Sixth or seventh.
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    2018/19 Marco Silva - New Poll Added

    Yes! Absolutely. We need good runs in the Europa League to improve our poor European Coefficient which we share with the likes of West Ham, Burnley, Southampton and the like. Look in the mid eighties at https://www.uefa.com/memberassociations/uefarankings/club/#/yr/2019
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    New Stadium Discussion

    I like both the brick base and the modern top for the stands but I am not keen on the combination of the Victorian and modern. Still, a new stadium ... not to be sniffed at! (Also, I am not mobile enough to get there, so if those who can go are happy, then fine.)
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    New Stadium Discussion

    @Mrtallywacker . That was not what @radiostar posted. I thought that it was courteous to indicate when another's post was edited. Or am I old-fashioned?
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    AS Monaco v Everton (Friday 19 July 17:00)

    Yes! And even worse for my tenuous grasp of reality, we are wrong about Hugh, Pugh etc. According to Wiki, they are the Pugh twins, so it's Pugh, Pugh, Barney McGrew... Good win last night. Builds confidence.
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    New Stadium Discussion

    Well, since it would involve a public inquiry, and a possible appeal, I have no idea. Sorry.
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    Usmanov

    Is it dodgy, people ask. Well, I can't judge that but USM Holdings has three people on the board: Usmanov, Streshinsky and Moshiri who is the Chair of the Board. https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/people.asp?privcapId=225656176 Usmanov has been moving companies out of the reach...
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    Premier League Rule Change

    A playoff, I think.
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    New Stadium Discussion

    @Davideeyore I agree about the Lucas Oil Stadium, but in blue engineering brick!
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    New Stadium Discussion

    As the site has WHS, by definition it is of national significance. Consequently, and in view of the extensive critism of the council's management of the site by UNESCO, it will be called in by the minister for review by the Planning Inspectorate. Just to be certain.
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    Premier League Rule Change

    Sky has it better phrased. https://www.skysports.com/football/news/11095/11763815/premier-league-introduces-head-to-head-record-between-teams-in-bid-to-avoid-play-off
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    AS Monaco v Everton (Friday 19 July 17:00)

    I thought it was Hugh, Pugh, Barney, McGrew
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    New Stadium Discussion

    I expect the planning application to be called in by the Secretary of State. The club is lobbying MPs to see if they can influence the ultimate decision. Got to be a wise move.
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    SportPesa

    Just to clear up the Sky funding. Sky is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Comcast and free of Murdoch control since November last year.
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    New Stadium Discussion

    The Esk seems to give the impression that World Heritage Status is optional and can be decided by the Council and Peel. Obviously, it is not. The government is under legal obligations to identify, protect, preserve all of its sites granted World Heritage Status. It really doesn't matter what...
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    New Stadium Discussion

    Of course, the only power UNESCO has is to threaten or to remove World Heritage Status from Liverpool. However, the UK government signed the Convention on World Heritage Sites (a Convention has treaty status) and is required by it to defend World Heritage Site status. It does this by means of...
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    Summer Transfer Window 2019

    As that Sports Witness article puts it: Ajax are also interested, and there’s talk of Kean being part of a deal for Matthijs de Ligt, but Juventus would quite like a buy-back clause if they do part with him. Ajax are also ok at developing players...
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