Watford FC 2-2 AFC Bournemouth - 31/03/2018

Discussion in 'Match Day' started by Steel City Gold, Mar 20, 2018.

  1. Steel City Gold

    Steel City Gold First Year Pro

    I KNOW the game is a while away, but FFS this lot are our MAHUSIVE rivals!!!

    Game plan - attack

    Media Watch - Howe's yer father? Fawning etc.

    Architecture - bobbly pavements where roads end, slightly slopped

    Socks - two pairs, minimum

    Politics - gentle soft-right of soft-right

    Cheese - as above, plus blue

    Ownership - haven't they got a nerve?

    Music - Acid dancehall

    Film - On the Beach

    Pencil case - Cliff Richard

    Fruit - pomegranate
  2. Meh!

    Meh! Pre-Dictator

  3. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    Made me look up Acid dance hall. It’s rubbish don’t bother.

    I’d humbly suggest this as the official music for this fixture

  4. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    And Holebas stood still
  5. Sort of OK

    Sort of OK First Year Pro

    Trapped in a horizontal fly awaiting assistance.


    Same as most of the opposition attacks down our left when he plays.
  6. kVA

    kVA Reservist

    Can’t see this match ending well for us. Bornemouth will be up for this and I can’t see our lucksutre chancers being bothered at all. Howe will have them running at us from the off and primed to dive at the of slightest contacts. I don’t think that Javi will be prepared for this or the niggling fouls which will go on.

    Watford 1 - Bournemouth 3

    Vast swathes of forum members turn on Gracia and post about him ‘having done what he was asked to do’, ‘he’s taken us as far as he can’ and ‘just leave already’
  7. SkylaRose

    SkylaRose First Year Pro

    Depends. A lot of it will be morale after shipping eight goals in two previously nailed on losses but it’s still a mental hit to a team who were turning a corner.

    I am confident however Gracia will use the tine before to motivate the boys and get them to move on and put in a good performance.

    Deeney and Okaka to start maybe? Just see how we do with two up front from the off and if it’s not working change it.

    We get the first goal it could be a very defensive game, and we would need all the confidence back especially Holebas and Britos. Richly to start? No. Maybe put Gomes in goal so he can play his 100th game for us?
  8. I Blame Bassett

    I Blame Bassett Squad Player

    Lucky carrot or no lucky carrot?
  9. Otter

    Otter Gambling industry insider

    The carrot is the devil's favourite food

  10. I Blame Bassett

    I Blame Bassett Squad Player

    I'll bring one then,to prod the Sainted Eddie with then!
  11. Bwood_Horn

    Bwood_Horn Squad Player

    Literally a series of two halves: the "clever ones" (1-3) and the "funny" ones (4-6). I know that Atkinson was credited as a writer (and had zero input in later series) but I've never been able to discover where his input was in the original.

    EDIT: An embarrassment of a game for us with the 'Muff Divers getting up to their usual tricks leading a couple of us red-carded (Cholebas and Proedl) 0-3 (all penalties).
  12. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

  13. Bwood_Horn

    Bwood_Horn Squad Player

  14. Clive_ofthe_Kremlin

    Clive_ofthe_Kremlin Squad Player

    Because of all the old people in Bournemouth, all their shop windows are glazed bifocal.

    Muff is the national centre of elderly, white, right-wing baby boomerism.

    Voted overwhelmingly leave in the Brexit referendum of course and are noted for their gleeful and vindictive persecution of the poor, homeless and foreign.

    This is where the true blue Tory council has been stealing people's sleeping bags in this freezing weather and has ordered loud music to be played overnight at the bus station as a form of torture for the homeless. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...lays-bagpipe-music-deter-homeless-people.html

    It's the same council that spent £3650 on the installation of so-called "Anti-homeless" bars on public benches to stop those lazy layabouts from grabbing even a moment's rest.

    Horrible, horrible place - epitomised by their stinking 'plucky' football team. Soon, we hope, to go back to the fourth division where they belong.
  15. PhilippineOrn

    PhilippineOrn First Team

    "The car in front hit the pedestrian but he got up so I hit him again"
  16. Meh!

    Meh! Pre-Dictator

    Favourite Blackadder series in order:

    I loved series 2.

    The game - not a rivalry.

    Looking forward to a good game between 2 evenly match sides. Think we'll nick it 2-1.
  17. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    The claimant had collided with a cow. The questions and answers on the claim form were –
    Question: What warning was given by you?
    Answer: Horn.
    Question: What warning was given by the other party?
    Answer: Moo.
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  18. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    “I saw a slow moving, sad faced old gentleman as he bounced off the roof of my car.”
  19. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    Formation might work, who would you have as the lone striker?
  20. Meh!

    Meh! Pre-Dictator

    Captain Darling.
  21. miked2006

    miked2006 Premiership Prediction League Proprietor

    We’re not good against chancers, and Bournemouth are the smallest club in the league.

    Our players won’t put in effort for this lot, and we’ll suffer a very embarrassing draw/ loss.
  22. luke_golden

    luke_golden Space Cadet

    It makes me a little bit sad to be playing these again. Distant memories of optimism after we went to their place and walked all over them in a glorious display of attacking intent. Chalobah and Doocawray dominating the middle, Clev snapping at heels, Richie burning down the wing, full of mischief, and even Gray looking somewhat menacing. The future looked so bright.
  23. Bwood_Horn

    Bwood_Horn Squad Player

  24. Meh!

    Meh! Pre-Dictator

    You appear to be stuck on bold - nothing a good course of leeches wouldn't fix.
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  25. Levon

    Levon Squad Player

  26. Forzainglese

    Forzainglese Reservist

    'International Carrot Day'? Dear God. It's probably best I don't say anything more, lest I bore you with a rant.
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2018
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  27. Forzainglese

    Forzainglese Reservist

    Does this sum up all 185000-odd of them? They 're all exactly the same? Group identity politics - the source of a great deal of vindictiveness, wouldn't you say? Perhaps it might be discussed on a political forum.
  28. Jossy

    Jossy Reservist

    Our win at their place was largely due to Doucoure and Chalobah absolutely dominating the midfield, and Richarlison looking like a different player to the one he is now.

    With Capoue presumably starting in the middle, we need him to have one of his excellent games which we know he's capable of. He usually does that at least 5 or 6 times a season, so technically we're still due another 3 decent ones. Lets hope this is one of them.

    Would definitely start Hughes and put Pereyra out on the left in place of Richarlison, but I'm certain we'll likely see the same line-up.

    Fear the dreaded revenge of the muff, 0-2 or 1-3:(
  29. Markoa$

    Markoa$ Reservist

    We are going to lose
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  30. Steel City Gold

    Steel City Gold First Year Pro

    I NEVER go to, watch or listen to a Watford game with a pre-kick-off mindset of 'We are going to lose...'

    I do, however, never relax until the referee is back home and tending to his allotment...

    I am also partial to ellipses...

    3-1 Watford. Scrappy but happy...
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  31. Luther Bassett

    Luther Bassett Reservist

    Clive’s got the hump because someone at the Beeb photoshopped his hat. Or so Owen Jones told me.
  32. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    Plucky bastards who dive versus a team who concede at least two every game . This is 2 or 3 to nil
    Or 1
  33. foxywfc

    foxywfc First Year Pro

    First Watford game in 7 years so we best perform and win by at least 3, if the last premier league fixture I was at is an omen it's looking good as it's when we smashed Pompey and Gavin Mahon scored a cracker. Taking my son to his first game too so we have to win or he might start supporting one of those big 6 teams, and then he will have to live in the shed.
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  34. Clive_ofthe_Kremlin

    Clive_ofthe_Kremlin Squad Player

    Yes, it does.

    They voted by 58,000 to 50,000 to leave the EU, so it's fair to say, therefore, that they are summed up by a leave vote.

    Similarly, of the 54 members of their unlovely council, 51 are Tories. They are therefore summed up and represented by the council which enjoys tormenting the homeless.

    In the most recent census, 84 percent of residents described themselves as 'white british'. The same census shows rather larger proportions of residents of retirement age than the national average. The council's own website admits that it's traditionally a place to retire to.

    You would surely then agree that if you were to choose a Bournemouth resident {or indeed a Bournemouth football fan} at random, the probability is that it would be an elderly white British Tory leave voter with all the prejudices, bigotry and callousness for which that demographic is so infamous.
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  35. Clive_ofthe_Kremlin

    Clive_ofthe_Kremlin Squad Player

    Our Cif is working in a shop on Saturdays now and although her English is very good after so many years here, it's not yet perfect.

    She said an elderly couple came in recently and said to her 'There's loads of Tories round here, isn't there?'

    Cif agreed vehemently. 'Yeah, there's bloody loads. Can't move for 'em' etc.

    However, back at home later that evening she pondered whether perhaps they might have actually said: 'there's loads of tourists round here'......

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