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They're talking about us

Discussion in 'Leicester City' started by Brown Nose, Dec 8, 2015.

  1. homer

    homer Well-Known Member

    And Chalobah, FFS

    And that hopeless twat Harry Winks
  2. popillius

    popillius Well-Known Member

    That's exactly my thoughts. I agree, Albrighton perhaps shouldn't play for England but if the precedent has been set with th3 selections of Solanke and Challobah then he (and Simpson) should feel aggrieved at not being given a chance.
  3. Skitzo

    Skitzo Well-Known Member

    maybe if he or Simpson were CM's then yes but there are better wingers and much better right backs than Albrighton and Simpson available for England
  4. City Fan

    City Fan Well-Known Member

    Exactly. Not sure why some are comparing Albrighton to players who play in totally different positions.
  5. Ike O'Noclassed

    Ike O'Noclassed Well-Known Member

    Happy days, to think it's almost 50 years since we regaled Sir Alf with chorus after chorus of "Glover for England" as we unerringly steered our way to relegation to D2.
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  6. popillius

    popillius Well-Known Member

    Well, to put it simply, they're not. They are discussing opportunities afforded to players based on 'merit'. If Challobah, Redmond (who has played as a winger many, many times and would most certainly have done so for England with their setup) and Wilshere have been selected supposedly on 'merit' then Albrighton and Simpson (2 years ago at least) can count themselves very unlucky not to have been selected. It's not really rocket science. You can include Drinkwater as well if you like - it's akin to the same thing.
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  7. City Fan

    City Fan Well-Known Member

    The majority of players mentioned in this thread are central midfielders and have been given an opportunity because of how poor England’s choice of central midfield is. Hence why Drinkwater got an opportunity.

    Simpson and Albrighton haven’t been picked because England have better options in those positions.
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  8. glyn

    glyn Well-Known Member

    I was annoyed all over again recently when someone reminded me that Wilshere went to Euro 2016 unfit and Danny Drinkwater didn’t go. That says it all about the extra challenge players from the “smaller” teams have, even after winning the PL

    And the fact it’s happening all over again with Wilshere this year just shows how poor the options are.
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  9. jb5000

    jb5000 Well-Known Member

    This article just boils down to journalistic begging for Mike Bassett and fourfourfuckingtwo
    Ike O'Noclassed likes this.
  10. Blaarev

    Blaarev Well-Known Member

  11. SJN-Fox

    SJN-Fox Well-Known Member

  12. homer

    homer Well-Known Member

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  13. FOX Franks

    FOX Franks Well-Known Member

  14. City Fan

    City Fan Well-Known Member

    Two wins against two of the divisions whipping boys doesn’t change a whole lot for me. Clearly some are easily pleased.
  15. popillius

    popillius Well-Known Member

    And it's pretty fucking obvious that some are never pleased.
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  16. Skitzo

    Skitzo Well-Known Member

    Some people won’t be happy until Pearson is back
  17. SJN-Fox

    SJN-Fox Well-Known Member

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  18. popillius

    popillius Well-Known Member

    Charlie Nicholas on Mahrez when asked about a move to Spurs:

    'He wouldn't get in to their starting eleven. He's no better than Son'.

    Punditry expertise at its finest.
  19. Blue Maniac

    Blue Maniac Alzheimers sufferer

    Outstanding. Hey maybe this is a good thing, we all know what happened last time everyone underestimated LCFC.
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  20. Lako42

    Lako42 Well-Known Member

    Foolish old ****

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