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  1. Vaze
    Vaze July 23, 2013 at 12:05 pm . Reply

    I think that the most relevant point is how close to the start of the season are you .

    The German matches were purely for fitness, and giving 22 players plus, a run out.

    The Malaga game will be a chance to see what is likely to be Lambert’s opening line-up, but I have never gauged our likely prospects for a season from friendlies, be it beating Juve in the Peace Cup, or losing to Basingstoke.

    Player fitness and team coaching should show against Arsenal, Liverpool and Newcastle, , they are the only results that matter in the next few weeks.

  2. nath
    nath July 23, 2013 at 12:22 pm . Reply

    i agree 100%.
    It upsets me 2 read silly over reactions 2 the results of friendlies ~ its a no win situation, u win with a cricket score or u draw 2 a inferior side but which is closer 2 their match fitness than u are. u get same reaction of half empty glasses again
    these new signings will take different amount of matches 2 get 2 grips of the way the game is played ere ~ this season will see us much better and we will get results against the so~called big teams spurs excluded (they av never been bigger than us) . so don’t panic 🙂

  3. steve
    steve July 23, 2013 at 5:04 pm . Reply

    man u have lost 2 out of 3. Certain for the drop !!

  4. MarkDraperNumber8
    MarkDraperNumber8 July 23, 2013 at 5:21 pm . Reply

    Pre-Season literally means fuck all in terms of our season in the PL next season. It couldnt mean any fuck all less, literally useless. We could beat Barcalona 16-0 and lose to Macclesfield Town 8-1 and it wouldn’t hava great deal of influence on our season. Fitness it the lesson

  5. MyGardenShed....MyGardenShed...IsBiggerThanThis.....
    MyGardenShed....MyGardenShed...IsBiggerThanThis..... July 23, 2013 at 5:21 pm . Reply

    I wonder what oohahs comment will be tonite when we keep a clean sheet will be?? “Well it was only against a team from the conference” is my guess. Any advances on that?

  6. Naughtius Maximus
    Naughtius Maximus July 23, 2013 at 5:49 pm . Reply

    yep for me friendly results mean nothing, it is just a chance to observe and try new things I mean Christ sometimes these games involve rotating 20 players in one game! you just cant compare a friendly to a competitive encounter.
    I do imagine the game against Malaga will see Lamberts preferred starting line up(injuries aside)and we should see something to gauge how we stand at the minute.
    that said I will not shit a brick even if we were to get well beat.

  7. streetlyvillan
    streetlyvillan July 23, 2013 at 7:00 pm . Reply

    For me, the Malaga match matters. With our opening games coming a week later, we need to settle the first choice team, we need our attack to score two or more (difficult with so many injured at the moment), they need to gain the confidence they had at the end of last season. And we need to get our defence sorted!!!!! Apart from that, friendlies mean nothing.

  8. MarkDraperNumber8
    MarkDraperNumber8 July 23, 2013 at 7:20 pm . Reply

    Anyone know where I can watch tonights game?

    1. claret and blue
      claret and blue July 23, 2013 at 7:23 pm . Reply

      Kenilworth Road.

      1. MarkDraperNumber8
        MarkDraperNumber8 July 23, 2013 at 7:31 pm . Reply


      2. lewis123
        lewis123 July 23, 2013 at 7:49 pm . Reply

        Claret and blue nice one. 🙂

        1. MarkDraperNumber8
          MarkDraperNumber8 July 23, 2013 at 8:04 pm . Reply

          not quite that easy for some of us claret and blue and lewis123

  9. lewis123
    lewis123 July 23, 2013 at 8:08 pm . Reply

    Sorry, markdrapernumber8, didn’t mean anything by it. 🙂

  10. Adam
    Adam July 23, 2013 at 8:13 pm . Reply

    We conceded a goal cue the villa bashing idiots!

  11. B6
    B6 July 23, 2013 at 8:16 pm . Reply

    1-0 Luton. Shaw 26 mins. Benteke is playing.

  12. streetlyvillan
    streetlyvillan July 23, 2013 at 9:26 pm . Reply

    You can’t tell me we shouldn’t be worried about shipping goals every match and especially against low league teams. It’s beyond a joke. Come on PL, get it sorted, ffs.

  13. Benno
    Benno July 23, 2013 at 9:33 pm . Reply

    I agree that they dont really matter. They are great for giving the younger and fringe players a chance to shine,

    However given our shite defensive record last year, I was hoping PL would take the chance to let his planned backline have a real chance to play together. We cant be going to Arsenal on the first game of the season with a defence unsure of how to play together. So far, that hasnt really happened.

  14. MarkDraperNumber8
    MarkDraperNumber8 July 23, 2013 at 9:42 pm . Reply

    2-0 Luton, we’re relegated next season 100% Lamberk ain’t got a clue. He should have played Okore injured.

    1. Graydononthewing
      Graydononthewing July 23, 2013 at 10:01 pm . Reply

      Agree md8 really worried now. I know it’s only a friendly but would still be nice to keep a clean sheet for once. Lambert dosnt seem to know what he’s doing in that area!

  15. Lionheart
    Lionheart July 23, 2013 at 10:00 pm . Reply

    Leaving the joking and the TJ over suicidal posts..

    It is worrying we are conceding goals.. Only Okore to come in really and he has missed virtually all pre season and hasn’t played in the prem with our back line..

    Also seems Gabby Helenuis Tonev have been injured too..

    Need a couple if games coming to play our strongest line up..

  16. little8
    little8 July 23, 2013 at 10:06 pm . Reply

    Liverpool are in Thailand ,man u in Indonesia playing in front of thousands of people making millions where are we ,getting beat by fuckin luton and playing second rate German teams for fuck sake.

  17. Lionheart
    Lionheart July 23, 2013 at 10:09 pm . Reply

    Little 8. Liverpool and Man U are two of the biggest names in world football.. We sadly aren’t..

    We blew out chance to create foundations after 81.. Didn’t have the vision unfortunately 🙁

    1. OohAhPaulMcGrath
      OohAhPaulMcGrath July 23, 2013 at 11:43 pm . Reply

      At least wev shown a bit of vision giving the new baby a villa kit. We have a global opportunity here where we can manipulate the media to keep mentioning that PW is a villa fan and that we sent him a kit. I notched on the by this am the villa connection was mentioned a couple of times on the report. That’s probably more mentions than on motd for the whole season!

      1. Terry Jones
        Terry Jones July 24, 2013 at 9:14 am . Reply

        Good Morning my good friend & how are you today.Noticed when i got back late last night from Adinkerke in Belgium we are both being mentioned in dispatches.
        Mate am still having a slight problem with the site am not getting alerts to my e-mail address on new posts & blogs could you look into this for me thanks.

  18. little8
    little8 July 23, 2013 at 10:14 pm . Reply

    Fair enough LIONHEART just a bit pissed about the result UTV.

    1. Lionheart
      Lionheart July 23, 2013 at 10:40 pm . Reply

      Little8. I’m disappointed too.

      Do think its only a pre season game so not suicidal.

      But still worried a back four of Lowton Vlaar Clake Luna c

      1. Lionheart
        Lionheart July 23, 2013 at 10:41 pm . Reply

        … conceded another goal.

      2. Graydononthewing
        Graydononthewing July 23, 2013 at 11:26 pm . Reply

        LH defence has not been improved at all IMO and that back four hardly inspires confidence. Definitely need another CH and rb cover and possibly left bk as I’m not sure Luna will be better than Bennett though I will judge when he’s played a dozen or so games.

  19. tom
    tom July 23, 2013 at 10:22 pm . Reply

    Ok friendly maybe but we have to see some sort of spark somewhere for a glimpse of the match. I guns rock the boat abit in saying this but i do question guzan at times and wish he could just do that little bit more. IM not worried yet but going into the new season we will need to see a clear win.

    1. Mcgrath Is King
      Mcgrath Is King July 24, 2013 at 6:22 am . Reply

      What? Like farting a claret and blue rainbow?…….finding a cure for cancer perhaps?……saving every man, every woman, every child the mighty Guzan??

      Was arguably the best all round keeper in the league last season, in the top 3 without question, so I’m very unsure what you mean by that Tom.

      His distribution could improve and be more consistant, sure and everyone hopes players improve year on year…..goes without saying…..but what exactly do you mean?

  20. Oohahpaulmcgrath
    Oohahpaulmcgrath July 24, 2013 at 7:43 pm . Reply


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