The League Cup - 2019/20 - Done & Dusted

Discussion in 'Match Day' started by SkylaRose, Aug 26, 2019.

  1. luke_golden

    luke_golden Space Cadet

    Swansea was my last game at Vicarage Road. Dreadful occasion, although it was a pleasure to see Molla Wague in all of his glory.

    My last Watford game was the Cup Final.

    I think I might be cursed.
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  2. folkestone orn

    folkestone orn Reservist

    Molla Wague overdue an induction into the WFC Hall Of Fame.
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  3. R4E

    R4E Reservist

    Couldn't remember that game so just looked it up and it's come flooding back. 2 goals conceded in the last 5 mins to lose 2-1, and looking at the line-ups I can't help feel that Silva was trying to get himself sacked by that point. Zeeglar, Okaka, Wague, Watson and Carrillo all started while Gray, Holebas, Prodl, Capoue and Pereyra were on the bench!
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  4. Jumbolina

    Jumbolina First Team

    I remember Prodl coming on and being utterly horrrendous?
  5. Steve Leo Beleck

    Steve Leo Beleck Squad Player

    I remember Gray being through on goal at 1-0 late on, could've placed it either side or lifted it but smashed it straight at the keeper instead. They equalised about a minute later and he just stood shell shocked on the halfway line with his hands on his head as he knew he'd cost us three points. Then Zeegelaar had a brain fart and committed a needless foul, they lumped it in the box and it was 2-1. One of the very worst ends to a game I can recall.
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  6. SouthamptonHornet

    SouthamptonHornet Academy Graduate

    I was sat in the corner right next to the Swansea fans with my dad. Horrific experience, my dad’s never returned.
  7. SkylaRose

    SkylaRose Reservist

    Good memory.

    Question. Does it beat the following for worst end?

    Everton A 2-1 up lost 3-2
    Palarse A 1 up tgen lost 2-1

    Tough to choose...
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  8. Arakel

    Arakel First Team

    Surely not!
  9. Smudger

    Smudger Messi's Mad Coach Staff Member

    Interesting to see George Byers. Scored in the Cup for them and an intelligent midfielder if a little slow but developing. Enough for the Swans to offer him a three year contract this summer. Dominic Ball played well at Aberdeen and is now at QPR with Mark Warburton. Andy Yiadom is a consistent enough performer for Reading and now a Ghanaian international.
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  10. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    Thankfully someone changed the title of this thread.
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  11. folkestone orn

    folkestone orn Reservist

    Good to see.
  12. SkylaRose

    SkylaRose Reservist

    By the way..

    Moo Moo Cup was in relation to the old name for this competition. "The Milk Cup". Thank you @Smudger for changing it to a more relatable title.

    Appologies to anyone who was confused. Just a little bit of off set humor.
  13. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot


    (though I'd take a draw).
  14. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player


    Could do better.
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  15. Rontaylor

    Rontaylor Reservist

    My FIRST Watford game was Swansea. Dec 18, 1948. We won 4-2 Attendance 11,469.
  16. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Jesus H Christ ! How old are you ? Was the game in black and white and at 1.5x normal speed ?
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  17. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    I trust Gino will stick with our cup goalkeeper and utilise the larger squad players. Swansea are on a good run and full of confidence after winning at Leeds.
    Must win game.
  18. Rontaylor

    Rontaylor Reservist

    77 !!!! Game was in blue & white ! We were in the old Main (East) Stand - the only time before all seating that I was ever in a stand.
  19. BusheyOrn

    BusheyOrn Reservist

    For this match and the previous round I will not be / was not able to attend so maybe that is a positive sign?
  20. SkylaRose

    SkylaRose Reservist

    After today who is seriously going to give us any chance? Swansea are no mugs at the moment and certainly above the level Coventry. Wholesale changes will no doubt happen and I bet you now they ALL play with more heart than those that played today did.

    Funny thing is, even if they play well and win, none of them will start against Wolves.
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  21. kVA

    kVA Reservist

    We can win this one.
  22. I fear we will see Janmaat, Masina, Quina, Bachmann, Welbeck etc for this one, only for them all to lose their places and the same losers to be back next Saturday. Sarr shining the bench.
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  23. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Must win game.
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  24. Supertommymooney

    Supertommymooney Reservist

    At least we'd be keeping the score down...
  25. Jumbolina

    Jumbolina First Team

    Surely the gutless cowards from today must largely start before a large overhaul at Wolves. Otherwise we will have the simpering nonsense that Sarr/Quina/Janmaat can’t possibly play because they had a 70 minute trot in midweek.
  26. miked2006

    miked2006 Premiership Prediction League Proprietor

    Surely if we don’t win this, Quique has to go?

    Hope we play the kids.
  27. LaClusazSki

    LaClusazSki First Year Pro

    2-0 to Swansea.
    Good young Manager on the up. They are playing with confidence. Something we sorely lack.
  28. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    Evening under the lights. So excited. Bloody love football. We will smash em as we will be angry side!

    1-3 Swansea
  29. davisp2

    davisp2 Reservist

    Hopefully Swansea will rest their first team for this and give us a chance.
  30. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Well they cannot play Wilmott ..
  31. Sting

    Sting Squad Player

    Nice to win game but I don't see it as a must win.
    Must wins for me are now in the Prem.
  32. luke_golden

    luke_golden Space Cadet

    Business as usual for them then. Another career we’ve destroyed.
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  33. nascot

    nascot First Team

    Play the same jokers that played (for want of a better word) against City.
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  34. folkestone orn

    folkestone orn Reservist

    They don't anyway
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  35. CleyHorn

    CleyHorn Reservist

    Wasn't this exactly the same defeatist nonsense that we've all been complaining about in the team yesterday?

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