Premier League 2023-2024 Season

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Yeah, but there were high studs, and the league is emphasizing being hard on the tackler, for better or worse. FWIW, I thought one of the Newcastle players were getting sent off for a similar incident against City (can't remember the player). Only a yellow. It goes to show that the league and its officiating is wildly inconsistent.
Yeah, but the league clearly must have seen something that said both the ref and VAR got wrong. They don't like to change referee decisions and Howard Webb has made a point to state that publicly.
 
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Yeah, but the league clearly must have seen something that said both the ref and VAR got wrong. They don't like to change referee decisions and Howard Webb has made a point to state that publicly.
Yep. To me it was that wishy-washy of a call. Until they get absolutely crystal clear with both their rules and rules enforcement, we'll keep getting crap like this.
 

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Shockingly, Man city already alone at the top of the table lol. West ham are another club crashing the top 4 early on. Spurs have impressed me, their midfield are proactive. Liverpool absolutely robbed 3 points in Newcastle. Arsenal drop points against Fulham. Going to be an interesting year. I hope someone can challenge man city.
 

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I thought the arsenal man United game today was a good watch. Felt that arsenal were lucky not to go down 2-1. Man of the match should be the defender that held his line by a whisker.
 

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MacAllister won his red card appeal and will be on the field against Newcastle. I'm a bit surprised by it, even though nobody I know that saw the play things it was a straight red. I now put the odds even on the team that wins. But Liverpool is a +205 right now. That is tempting.
Ah HA!! Favoritism!
 

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Luton-Nott'm Forest on USA network Saturday. Let's go!

City only has 10 matches left! Sad! Only Arsenal and Spurs stand in their way.
 

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So I've been watching a bunch of the Champions League this week for really the first time ever, and it's weird because I'm actually looking forward to the games starting each day. I have zero allegiances, but I've watched some of the All or Nothing series in the past.

How did you guys pick which team to follow? What did you consider when picking a team?

Picking a team that is readily televised in the US seems important. Liverpool seems to have an incredible YouTube channel where they show a ton of behind the scenes stuff, which is awesome, but aren't they basically the Cowboys of the Premier League? Arsenal and Manchester United seem to have incredible stadiums.
 

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I DECLARE FREE AGENCY!

So I've been watching a bunch of the Champions League this week for really the first time ever, and it's weird because I'm actually looking forward to the games starting each day. I have zero allegiances, but I've watched some of the All or Nothing series in the past.

How did you guys pick which team to follow? What did you consider when picking a team?

Picking a team that is readily televised in the US seems important. Liverpool seems to have an incredible YouTube channel where they show a ton of behind the scenes stuff, which is awesome, but aren't they basically the Cowboys of the Premier League? Arsenal and Manchester United seem to have incredible stadiums.

I like Klopp. That's why. Klopp. Klopp. Klopp.
 

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I DECLARE FREE AGENCY!

So I've been watching a bunch of the Champions League this week for really the first time ever, and it's weird because I'm actually looking forward to the games starting each day. I have zero allegiances, but I've watched some of the All or Nothing series in the past.

How did you guys pick which team to follow? What did you consider when picking a team?

Picking a team that is readily televised in the US seems important. Liverpool seems to have an incredible YouTube channel where they show a ton of behind the scenes stuff, which is awesome, but aren't they basically the Cowboys of the Premier League? Arsenal and Manchester United seem to have incredible stadiums.
Arsenal has super cool uniforms and lots of fun young players. Their stadium is pretty cool. Man U stinks.
 

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I DECLARE FREE AGENCY!

So I've been watching a bunch of the Champions League this week for really the first time ever, and it's weird because I'm actually looking forward to the games starting each day. I have zero allegiances, but I've watched some of the All or Nothing series in the past.

How did you guys pick which team to follow? What did you consider when picking a team?

Picking a team that is readily televised in the US seems important. Liverpool seems to have an incredible YouTube channel where they show a ton of behind the scenes stuff, which is awesome, but aren't they basically the Cowboys of the Premier League? Arsenal and Manchester United seem to have incredible stadiums.
You should pick a top 6 team (Spurs/Liverpool/Arsenal/Man U/Man City/Newcastle)

If you want to avoid dirty oil money, you should eliminate City/Newcastle.

United is pretty shambolic - they would be a tough one to follow.

I'm a Liverpool fan, so I'm biased, but I'd choose either Liverpool or Arsenal...they usually play an attractive form of football, so that's another selling point.
 

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Another fun thing about English Soccer is relegation and promotion. It's fine to dive into the history of teams and follow their evolution and regression through the leagues :)
 

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You should pick a top 6 team (Spurs/Liverpool/Arsenal/Man U/Man City/Newcastle)

If you want to avoid dirty oil money, you should eliminate City/Newcastle.

United is pretty shambolic - they would be a tough one to follow.

I'm a Liverpool fan, so I'm biased, but I'd choose either Liverpool or Arsenal...they usually play an attractive form of football, so that's another selling point.
So don't pick the Arizona Cardinals of the Premier League?
 

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Newcastle is top 6? Man U?

I think not.
Not this year, silly! I'm talking about teams that are likely going to be in the top 6 moving forward. Who would you add/subtract?
 

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You should pick a top 6 team (Spurs/Liverpool/Arsenal/Man U/Man City/Newcastle)

If you want to avoid dirty oil money, you should eliminate City/Newcastle.

United is pretty shambolic - they would be a tough one to follow.

I'm a Liverpool fan, so I'm biased, but I'd choose either Liverpool or Arsenal...they usually play an attractive form of football, so that's another selling point.
What I did when I decided a team like 13 years ago or so was watch as many games as possible. That is pretty easy these days with Peacock and the streaming options. Eventually you will find a player or a team that fits the style you like, or the type or city and/or supporters it has. I probably did that for 2 years before I finally decided on Liverpool.

So don't pick the Arizona Cardinals of the Premier League?
Man U was like the Brady/Patriots of its time when Sir Alex was around. The team hasn't been the same since they left. I fear the same for Liverpool quite honestly.
 

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What I did when I decided a team like 13 years ago or so was watch as many games as possible. That is pretty easy these days with Peacock and the streaming options. Eventually you will find a player or a team that fits the style you like, or the type or city and/or supporters it has. I probably did that for 2 years before I finally decided on Liverpool.


Man U was like the Brady/Patriots of its time when Sir Alex was around. The team hasn't been the same since they left. I fear the same for Liverpool quite honestly.
City is the Patriots to the Liverpools as Steeler maybe :)
100% not.

Big 6 = Liverpool, Man U, Man City, Arsenal, Tottenham, Chelsea.
Chelsea?!? Hahahah
 

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What I did when I decided a team like 13 years ago or so was watch as many games as possible. That is pretty easy these days with Peacock and the streaming options. Eventually you will find a player or a team that fits the style you like, or the type or city and/or supporters it has. I probably did that for 2 years before I finally decided on Liverpool.
To think, I could have done that while I lived in England and actually went to a bunch of games.
 

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To think, I could have done that while I lived in England and actually went to a bunch of games.
What part? That might really help decide who to support.
 
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