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  1. OnePhilT

    World Cup 2018

    I think the officiating so far has been excellent, aside from the Sweden Korea match; the guy let nothing go and it was probably the hardest match to watch so far.
  2. OnePhilT

    World Cup 2018

    I think he should be forgiven.
  3. I knew there was a reason to come back on here every so often.
  4. OnePhilT

    World Cup 2018

    No chance, not with Putin in charge of the tournament! Some very ominous looks going on between him and the Saudi dude every time Russia scored.
  5. OnePhilT

    World Cup 2018

    *SPOILER ALERT* 1. Antoine Griezman 2. Ruud van Nistelrooy. Or Neymar! 3. Andres Iniesta 4. Cristiano Ronaldo 5. Tony Kroos 6. Lionel Messi 9. Mo Salah 10. Luka Modrić 11. David Silva 13. Sadio Mane 14. Christian Eriksen 15. Keisuke Honda 18. Robert Lewandowski 19. Tim Cahill 20. Angel Di Maria 22. Luis Suarez 23. Gylfi Sigurdsson 24. Ilkay Gundogan Will edit when I get more!
  6. OnePhilT

    World Cup 2018

    Only problem with Tripper is he's bound to give loads of fouls away.
  7. OnePhilT

    Players who never quite made it

    Brian Clough scored 251 goals in 274 appearances at club level, albeit in the second tier of the English Football League. He won a mere two caps, and retired at 29 through an unrecoverable playing injury. There are also a number of our own from the Premier League winning team who were excellent for us but never really made it at international level; Chris Sutton (1 cap), Stuart Ripley (2 caps), Jason Wilcox (3 caps), Tim Sherwood (3 caps), Tim Flowers (11 caps)... Any of those in their prime would be starters in today's national team!
  8. This? Also suggests Erhun Oztumer and Kieffer Moore.
  9. OnePhilT

    Scottish Football

    Think you need to get your facts straight: Ross County relegated on 28th September 2017.
  10. We paid an undisclosed fee for Downing in January, but given his contract MK Dons was coming to an end this summer, I imagine it won't have been a huge amount. Maybe around £100K-£200K. Downing was very good during his loan spell, but he definitely took a dip in form around Christmas time - nothing compared to the awful Ward, though! Since then Downing has been steady enough. He got us through our tough defensive struggle when few thought he would, and I'm happy with him as backup.
  11. OnePhilT

    New Kits

    If it dilutes the back-of-shirt sponsor, I'm all for a squiggle.
  12. OnePhilT

    Scottish Football

    All stems from the view that certain people don't want to sign players from certain pro-leagues, completely forgetting that we've currently got one of our best in Mulgrew from there. It's not just snobbery, it's stupidity. Maybe we should only sign players from the Prem and Championship - oh wait, about 40 other teams probably have the pick of that crop ahead of us.
  13. OnePhilT

    Transfer Window - LINKS ONLY

    Jack Payne 10th May 2018 - Jack Payne open to Blackburn Rovers return (Alex James, Lancashire Telegraph) Dylan McGeouch 11th May 2018 - Blackburn Rovers lead chase to sign Hibs’ Dylan McGeouch (Peter Wales, The Scotsman) Adam Armstrong 21st May 2018 - Rovers given encouragement over Adam Armstrong with Newcastle open to offers (Rich Sharpe, Lancashire Telegraph) Ousseynou Cisse 27th May 2018 - Championship gossip: Blackburn Rovers and Leeds United chase Cisse, Fulham defender to disappoint Crystal Palace and West Ham (John Evely, Bristol Live) Frank Fielding 28th May 2018 - Rovers keen to add goalkeeping competition as Fielding linked (Rich Sharpe, Lancashire Telegraph) Marcus Antonsson 29th May 2018 - Marcus Antonsson's agent comments on future of Leeds United forward (Rich Sharpe, Lancashire Telegraph) Danny Newton 30th May 2018 - Blackburn and QPR among sides tracking hit-man Newton (John August, HITC) Joe Rothwell 5th June 2018 - Joe Rothwell among the deals Rovers could revisit this summer (Rich Sharpe, Lancashire Telegraph)
  14. @J*B Is it worth setting up a Transfer Links-only thread? @chaddyrovers could take care of it!
  15. OnePhilT

    Scottish Football

    Depends on the size of the population of the country. Scotland is small, so it deserves two points for every real point.
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