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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by John Madejski's Wallet » 08 May 2019 20:53

Gonna be a much better final than spurs-Liverpool

Looking forward to it

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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by Ascotexgunner » 08 May 2019 20:57

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NewCorkSeth Ajax are just so gorgeous to watch. I cant wait till they smash Liverpool.


I think they are the best unit in Europe with some stunning young talent. Its so sad they they will be broken up and end up at fat overblown failing brands like Barcalona and Madrid.

Respectfully I disagree. Their model is not to fight in vain and try to hold on to players but to embrace it. They are an amazing club who make space for new young talent almost every season.


Its a nice business model but they have waited over 20 years for another side like the 95 one.
If they kept them for just another couple of years I'm sure an 18 and 21 year old would be even better by the time they reach 21 and 24. So much young talent ends up at big clubs and then flops or just have a generally unhappy time. I agree, it does let young talent flourish but some of it leaves too young.

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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by NewCorkSeth » 08 May 2019 20:58

John Madejski's Wallet Gonna be a much better final than spurs-Liverpool

Looking forward to it

2 teams with a recognisable style and ethos attacking each other in ways most teams couldn't dream of being able to do? Whens the last time we had a final this good on paper?

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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by NewCorkSeth » 08 May 2019 21:01

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I think they are the best unit in Europe with some stunning young talent. Its so sad they they will be broken up and end up at fat overblown failing brands like Barcalona and Madrid.

Respectfully I disagree. Their model is not to fight in vain and try to hold on to players but to embrace it. They are an amazing club who make space for new young talent almost every season.


Its a nice business model but they have waited over 20 years for another side like the 95 one.
If they kept them for just another couple of years I'm sure an 18 and 21 year old would be even better by the time they reach 21 and 24. So much young talent ends up at big clubs and then flops or just have a generally unhappy time. I agree, it does let young talent flourish but some of it leaves too young.

I respect that it would be a dream to watch an Ajax team unmolested by the financial elite but the fact that they embrace their stature in the financial world and focus on young players stepping up to fill in departures (as well as their shrewd transfer market and scouting strategy) is something just as admirable and noteworthy. I hope they win it.

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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by tulip » 08 May 2019 21:03

Just a stunning display from Ajax yet again, hope they can keep it up in the second half!


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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by Ascotexgunner » 08 May 2019 21:03

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NewCorkSeth Respectfully I disagree. Their model is not to fight in vain and try to hold on to players but to embrace it. They are an amazing club who make space for new young talent almost every season.


Its a nice business model but they have waited over 20 years for another side like the 95 one.
If they kept them for just another couple of years I'm sure an 18 and 21 year old would be even better by the time they reach 21 and 24. So much young talent ends up at big clubs and then flops or just have a generally unhappy time. I agree, it does let young talent flourish but some of it leaves too young.

I respect that it would be a dream to watch an Ajax team unmolested by the financial elite but the fact that they embrace their stature in the financial world and focus on young players stepping up to fill in departures (as well as their shrewd transfer market and scouting strategy) is something just as admirable and noteworthy. I hope they win it.


I'm desperate for them to win it. So fitting for such a great team.

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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by Ascotexgunner » 08 May 2019 21:22

Has someone drugged the dutch team? WTF!!!!!!

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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by John Madejski's Wallet » 08 May 2019 21:27

2 back. Mental

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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by The Enfield Royal71 » 08 May 2019 21:39

There's no way this can happen again.


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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by Ascotexgunner » 08 May 2019 21:57

I don't f*cking believe it.

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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by John Madejski's Wallet » 08 May 2019 21:59

England >>>>>>> everyone else :lol:

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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by BR0B0T » 08 May 2019 22:01

ALOLjALOLx

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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by NewCorkSeth » 08 May 2019 22:02

oxf*rd. Now I dont want anyone to win it.


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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by John Madejski's Wallet » 08 May 2019 22:04

NewCorkSeth oxf*rd. Now I dont want anyone to win it.

Yeah I was all set to get nationalistic and get behind Liverpool.....not fussed about the final now :lol:
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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by Zip » 08 May 2019 22:04

:D Staggering

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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by Ascotexgunner » 08 May 2019 22:05

Dark days........finals bound to be shit now.

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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by tulip » 08 May 2019 22:06

Oh well no fireworks tonight then! :( :(

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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by Franchise FC » 08 May 2019 22:06

NewCorkSeth Ajax are just so gorgeous to watch. I cant wait till they smash Liverpool.

May be a bit of a wait :shock:

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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by tulip » 08 May 2019 22:07

NewCorkSeth oxf*rd. Now I dont want anyone to win it.


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Re: Champions League & Europa League 2018/19

by Royal Rother » 08 May 2019 22:08

Football eh!? :lol:

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