The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Zip » 26 May 2019 08:09

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You know that VAR is only being implemented in the PL ?


Yes. I would expect it to follow in the EFL the following season.

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Hendo » 26 May 2019 08:12

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Zip Newport were done by a very poor decision. A stonewall penalty with just five minutes to go. With 12 players out of contract including some of their best players they are facing a tough summer. VAR can’t come quick enough.


You know that VAR is only being implemented in the PL ?


Yes. I would expect it to follow in the EFL the following season.


Unlikely seeing as goal line technology is only used down to championship level still.

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Zip » 26 May 2019 08:20

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You know that VAR is only being implemented in the PL ?


Yes. I would expect it to follow in the EFL the following season.


Unlikely seeing as goal line technology is only used down to championship level still.


We will see but despite its flaws it’s the way ahead. It’s only a matter of time before it’s used throughout the game. It was farcical last season that some FA Cup games used VAR but others didn’t. It needs to be across the board.

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Sutekh » 26 May 2019 16:59

Charlton. Last minute winner in injury time.

Poor old Sunderland. Six successive Wembley trips now ending in defeat and what a miserable way for it to end as well. Like Reading they won on their first visit and since then it’s been a graveyard. Let’s hope Reading don’t get to match that run.

Bit disgusted with the BBC radio coverage though. An afternoon spent yakking instead of any live coverage of the game.

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Zip » 26 May 2019 17:52

Sutekh Charlton. Last minute winner in injury time.

Poor old Sunderland. Six successive Wembley trips now ending in defeat and what a miserable way for it to end as well. Like Reading they won on their first visit and since then it’s been a graveyard. Let’s hope Reading don’t get to match that run.

Bit disgusted with the BBC radio coverage though. An afternoon spent yakking instead of any live coverage of the game.


I don’t think they have the rights for the game. Just a word on the attendance. Over 76,000 at the match. Astonishing for a lower division game.


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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Snowflake Royal » 26 May 2019 17:57

Delighted for Charlton... good little club.

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by John Madejski's Wallet » 26 May 2019 18:04

Yeah happy with that result.

Lovely way to do it too

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Royality creeps In » 26 May 2019 18:58

Great for us as Charlton away is usually a good day out with a few beers on board

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by CountryRoyal » 26 May 2019 19:43

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Sutekh Charlton. Last minute winner in injury time.

Poor old Sunderland. Six successive Wembley trips now ending in defeat and what a miserable way for it to end as well. Like Reading they won on their first visit and since then it’s been a graveyard. Let’s hope Reading don’t get to match that run.

Bit disgusted with the BBC radio coverage though. An afternoon spent yakking instead of any live coverage of the game.


I don’t think they have the rights for the game. Just a word on the attendance. Over 76,000 at the match. Astonishing for a lower division game.


Didn't Pompey V Sunderland sell out at Wembers in the JP a few weeks ago?


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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Zip » 26 May 2019 19:45

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Sutekh Charlton. Last minute winner in injury time.

Poor old Sunderland. Six successive Wembley trips now ending in defeat and what a miserable way for it to end as well. Like Reading they won on their first visit and since then it’s been a graveyard. Let’s hope Reading don’t get to match that run.

Bit disgusted with the BBC radio coverage though. An afternoon spent yakking instead of any live coverage of the game.


I don’t think they have the rights for the game. Just a word on the attendance. Over 76,000 at the match. Astonishing for a lower division game.


Didn't Pompey V Sunderland sell out at Wembers in the JP a few weeks ago?


You’re right. Just over 85,000. Astonishing.

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Hoop Blah » 27 May 2019 08:30

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Sutekh Charlton. Last minute winner in injury time.

Poor old Sunderland. Six successive Wembley trips now ending in defeat and what a miserable way for it to end as well. Like Reading they won on their first visit and since then it’s been a graveyard. Let’s hope Reading don’t get to match that run.

Bit disgusted with the BBC radio coverage though. An afternoon spent yakking instead of any live coverage of the game.


I don’t think they have the rights for the game. Just a word on the attendance. Over 76,000 at the match. Astonishing for a lower division game.


Commentary was on TalkSport.

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Stranded » 27 May 2019 09:42

Glad that Charlton won. Great OG too.

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Hendo » 27 May 2019 09:42

On the attendances, when you consider the size of the fan base and the size of clubs compared with other League 1 clubs, it’s not that astonishing.


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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by stealthpapes » 27 May 2019 10:48

Stranded Glad that Charlton won. Great OG too.


yeah, just seen it again.

whoops.

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by stealthpapes » 27 May 2019 10:48

Hendo On the attendances, when you consider the size of the fan base and the size of clubs compared with other League 1 clubs, it’s not that astonishing.


We got 50k for the play off final in 2001

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Hendo » 27 May 2019 11:10

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Hendo On the attendances, when you consider the size of the fan base and the size of clubs compared with other League 1 clubs, it’s not that astonishing.


We got 50k for the play off final in 2001


We’re just a massive club!

I seem to remember it being something like 35k of us and the rest being Walsall.

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Snowflake Royal » 27 May 2019 12:19

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Hendo On the attendances, when you consider the size of the fan base and the size of clubs compared with other League 1 clubs, it’s not that astonishing.


We got 50k for the play off final in 2001


We’re just a massive club!

I seem to remember it being something like 35k of us and the rest being Walsall.

Safe to say Sunderland have much more support than us and ditto Charlton v Walsall

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Rea Ding » 27 May 2019 12:28

Great game yesterday! Charlton is a decent awayday, now hopefully Derby and fat frank can stop Villa

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Zip » 27 May 2019 12:33

Hendo On the attendances, when you consider the size of the fan base and the size of clubs compared with other League 1 clubs, it’s not that astonishing.


85,000 for what amounts to a Mickey Mouse tournament final between two tier three teams is astonishing to me.

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Re: The Playoffs 2018/19 edition

by Stranded » 27 May 2019 14:06

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Hendo On the attendances, when you consider the size of the fan base and the size of clubs compared with other League 1 clubs, it’s not that astonishing.


85,000 for what amounts to a Mickey Mouse tournament final between two tier three teams is astonishing to me.


It is but two well supported clubs getting to a Wembley cup final they can realistically win (yes I know Pompey won the cup in the last decade) - I'm not too surprised.

I think if we were in L1 and got to the final of the Checkatrade, we would likely take 35k + and we are a mid-sized club.

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