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    Has a point about Evans. Both players go to ground at pace in opposite directions. He's very lucky that a) Shelvey caught him rather than the other way round and b) he wasn't seriously injured.
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    The Filth have comfortably the better bowling. But the Gash have the batting. Might be quite good to watch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent TBY View Post
    What'd he say?
    Basically said he thinks it's a fair decision but Evans is completely out of control too and might be lucky to get away with it. Said he would have considered booking both players.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uppercut View Post
    Do red cards ever actually "ruin games as a spectacle"? I always thought they made them better, always adds another level of intrigue. Maybe not if they're for the losing team, but surely it improves them at least as often as it ruins them.

    It can do, if United had been one-up then the game is over, or against lesser oppo. Seen it dozens of times. In this situation, probably no.

    I always say that the last World Cup final, was a perfect example of sending offs maybe making a game better, if they'd happened. Couldn't have been any worse.

    I'm old School, so I would have just booked Shelvey, but as Citizen Neville said, Evans was just as wild, so send them both off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by grecian View Post
    It can do, if United had been one-up then the game is over, or against lesser oppo. Seen it dozens of times. In this situation, probably no.

    I always say that the last World Cup final, was a perfect example of sending offs maybe making a game better, if they'd happened. Couldn't have been any worse.

    I'm old School, so I would have just booked Shelvey, but as Citizen Neville said, Evans was just as wild, so send them both off.
    Yeah definitely. Also a good illustration of what I was saying earlier about the odd English fervent opposition to bookings.


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    Oh man.
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    Only surprise is that it took 46 minutes. United's abject inability to show up at Anfield year after year getting really boring.

    Well deserved lead for Liverpool though - absolutely pantsing us.
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    Ha ha, **** me.

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    Ahaha Rafaelllll. Beauty.

    We only start playing when behind, isn't this exactly what happened last season too?

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    What a goal.

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    Penalty, pure and simple. Don't care if he did a triple-pike after, contact and another wild challenge from Evans.

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    Scholes.

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    Didn't see the first half. Why did Shelvey have a go at Old Purple Chops when he was on his way to an early bath?

    I mean, aside from being a cock, obvz. Had Ferguson said something?
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    We're still second best here. Looks like we're the ones with ten men.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uppercut View Post
    We're still second best here. Looks like we're the ones with ten men.
    You'll still nick it, the ten men will tell in the last 10 minutes.



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