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  1. Jockstar

    Premier Prediction Comp

    Sent
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    Tottenham Thread

    Lets not get into petty arguments or points scoring lads.
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    Gerrard to Rangers?

    44715 CHAMPIONSHIP side Wigan Athletic were swept aside by a much-changed but rampant Rangers side this afternoon in the Light Blues’ final pre-season friendly. Goals from Alfredo Morelos, Nikola Katic and an Alex Bruce own-goal secured a highly impressive win for Steven Gerrard’s side as they kept themselves ticking over nicely ahead of Thursday’s Europa League second leg with Osijek back here at Ibrox. Youngster Glenn Middleton, who has impressed from the bench so far this season, was given the opportunity to show what he can do from the start this time, and he made a bright start to the game. He firstly intercepted a loose Darron Gibson pass before charging forward and crossing for Alfredo Morelos, who although he headed wide, did well to get anything on the ball while under pressure from the giant figure of Dan Burn. It was an open start to the game, with Connor Goldson doing well to deny the Latics’ James Vaughan on the edge of the area with an excellent block following some cheap concession of possession in midfield from the home side. The Light Blues showed in Thursday’s excellent win away to Osijek that they have been working on set-pieces in pre-season, and they came close to another goal from a corner with a Goldson knock-down finding Ross McCrorie, with his venomous shot slipping just wide of the post. Wigan then had an effort from Vaughan cleared off the line superbly by Goldson, although the whistle of referee Madden also came to the rescue of Gers with Nick Powell fouling Jak Alnwick. Unlike a typical pre-season match, there was a real bit of needle to this one, and a poor foul by Egyptian World Cup-man Sam Morsy on Daniel Candeias saw him booked, while Morelos also found his way into referee Madden’s notes for running 50-yards to square-up to Morsy for his tackle. As half-time approached, James Tavernier tested goalie Christian Walton with a free-kick from 2-yards out, while Vaughan missed another chance, heading over from inside the six-yard box to leave the match scoreless at the interval. Into the second half, and it was Gers who got on the front foot straight away, and came close to opening the scoring. An intercepted Morelos cross just couldn’t be cleared by Wigan, as time and again, they found a blue jersey, with Greg Docherty having a shot charged down while Glenn Middleton fired over the bar from just inside the box. Walton then made an outstanding stop to prevent Darron Gibson from turning an excellent Morelos cross into his own net, but seconds later, the Wigan keeper was beaten as the Light Blues scored a goal of real, high quality. In a very similar move to the goal the Gers scored in Croatia on Thursday night, it was Daniel Candeias who delivered a wicked cross from deep into the box, and with Walton coming looking for it, Morelos bravely put his head in and beat the goalkeeper to it on the edge of the six-yard box. It was all Rangers, and they were playing some excellent football on the lush Ibrox turf, and on 58 minutes, they made it 2-0. Glenn Middleton’s delivery from a corner on the Main Stand side was wonderful, and travelled to the back post where half-time substitute Nikola Katic was waiting to head home. Four minutes later, it was 3-0. A fine run from Ovie Ejaria from midfield ended with him spraying a terrific ball wide for Candeias. From there, the Portuguese’ cross was deflected up into the six-yard box, and before debutant sub Umar Sadiq could head home, Alex Bruce glanced the ball beyond Walton and into his own net. It was an excellent showing from Gers who kept a very decent Wigan side at bay for pretty much the entire half, although they did begin to come into it late-on, and a Nick Powell header which was well stopped by Wes Foderingham. Then, the visitors were awarded what looked a pretty soft penalty with former Hearts man Jamie Walker going down under the challenge of Middleton inside the area. Up-stepped Northern Ireland international Will Grigg to strike the ball towards the left corner, but Foderingham guessed the right way and eventually managed to hold onto the ball for a very fine save. Gers came close to a fourth through Jamie Murphy, with a crunching Scott Arfield tackle finding Sadiq. He backheeled the ball back to Arfield, who found Murphy entering the box, and with only Walton to beat, his composure unusually departed him and he fired high over the bar.
  4. Jockstar

    Premier Prediction Comp

    Not sure if he is still around.
  5. Jockstar

    Premier Prediction Comp

    In for both. Dosh should go ahead if we have enough.
  6. Jockstar

    Gerrard to Rangers?

  7. Jockstar

    Gerrard to Rangers?

    2.4K51 THE simple notion of signing for Steven Gerrard at Rangers had Nikola Katić scrambling to get to Scotland as quickly as he could to put pen to paper. The towering Croatian defender today signed a four year deal to become the fifth signing of the Gerrard era at Ibrox ahead of the players returning to training later this week. One of the first duties he performed after signing his contract was to chat exclusively to RangersTV, and he couldn’t hide his delight at joining the Light Blues. Speaking today in Hummel training wear, he explained: “It is a big pleasure to be here as this is one big club one of the biggest in Europe and in the world. It is good to be here and this is a big step for me. “He is a legend of football all over the world and I am glad to be here with him. “It’s a big club in a strong league. I can play in Europe and play in front of 50,000 fans at every home game. It’s wonderful and a really good step for me.” The prospect of playing in front of the Rangers support is something which greatly excites Katić, as is the idea of an Old Firm derby. CLICK TO WATCH KATIĆ’S FIRST RANGERS TV INTERVIEW HERE He also discussed the sort of player he sees himself as, and reckons that makes him ideally suited to playing in the Scottish game. “I am the sort of player who likes a duel,” he continued, “and in Scotland, the type of football I think is for me. There are a lot of long-balls and a lot of duels, and that is what I like. Rangers fans have a strong affinity with Croatian players, having adored the likes of Dado Prso and Nikica Jelavic in their spells here, and Katić knows he has work to do to keep that going. Aged just 21, Katić too has been capped at full-international level for Croatia, a team packed with top-talent, and he believes by moving to Ibrox, his chances of selection for that side increase. He said: “Sure. It will help me as Croatia has so many players at good clubs – Barcelona, Real Madrid, Liverpool – and it is hard to come from the Croatian league to play in the Croatian national team. “Everyone has said they [the former players] did a good job here, and now I have a job to hold that tradition here.” Now, Katić is desperate to get going, and added: “I want to train hard every day and help the team to get better results in every game, and to try and win the Scottish league and cup. “Rangers needs to be in with the top European clubs, and I will try with the other players to move this club to the top of European football.”
  8. Jockstar

    Tottenham Thread

    Maybe i should move back to London.
  9. Jockstar

    Gerrard to Rangers?

    7530 IBROX STADIUM will play host to two friendly matches against Bury and Wigan Athletic as Steven Gerrard fine-tunes his squad for the forthcoming season. Ahead of the club’s return to European football the following Thursday, Bury will visit Govan on Friday, July 6 with a 7.15pm kick-off. Then, before the Scottish Premiership kicks-off on the weekend of August 4, Wigan Athletic travel north to Ibrox on Sunday, July 29 with an 3pm kick-off. Gers haven’t played either side previously, but both will games will come at an important stage in the summer for Gerrard and his new-look team. Bury, who will start the new season in League Two having been relegated from League One, are managed by Ryan Lowe who still plays too having enjoyed a long career in England’s lower leagues. A number of players have played for both sides through the years, including Jon Daly, Nicky Clark, Gregg Wylde and David Healy. Their current squad features former Leeds United and Everton striker Jermaine Beckford, as well as ex-Aberdeen and Scotland-capped attacker Chris Maguire. Wigan, meanwhile will arrive at Ibrox as a Championship club having won League One last season, gathering a tremendous 98 points, while they also reached the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with an incredible 1-0 defeat of an exceptionally strong Manchester City side. They have recently signed former Gers man Kal Naismith for their upcoming campaign, while they also boast the famous Will Grigg, who netted a terrific 26 goals last season including the winner in the win over Man City. A number of players have been signed by Gers from the ‘Latics previously, including Lee McCulloch, James Tavernier and Martyn Waghorn. They are managed currently by Paul Cook, who also had a spell as a player at Wigan in the 1980s. Ticket information for both games will be confirmed in due course.
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    Gerrard to Rangers?

    There is money available.
  11. Jockstar

    Gerrard to Rangers?

    New era starts tomorrow.
  12. Jockstar

    THE England thread

    I look great in a kilt and i SHOULD manage our country.
  13. Jockstar

    THE England thread

    Apparently its still possible JaiDee has one for example. Probably depends on size etc etc
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    Glasgow Celtic

    Come on the Well!! Cant see Celtic losing this one. But you just never know.
  15. Jockstar

    Tottenham Thread

    Most Aussies follow rugby and AFL. However football is played by many and is growing. When i came here i played and coached for about 6 years before my son was born. I continued playing 5's every week before retiring through injury. But there is some truth in your statement. Alot of Aussies have no idea about football. Especially those over 50. But those younger tend to know alot more.
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