Unpopular Opinions (Association Football version)

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jd2010

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Not really when you look at guys like Bruno. And I'm not talking about expectations from supporters, but from the club's hierarchy and existing players.
Not every player fails at Madrid though. I do agree to an extent that United's history can burden some players, but not at the same level as in Madrid.
 

go you pups

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Ole is actually a solid manager

He has one of the worst midfields in the league with a bunch of blokes who are either past it, or not up to it.

Reminds me of Arsenal in Arsenes final years, all the money mainly spent in the final 3rd, not enough in the middle of the park. Boy they need a Carrick, Keane and Scholes in there ASAP
Um so yeah?
 

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go you pups

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Man Utd's squad is extremely overrated, and Ole was a good gameday manager, but transfer money unwisely and ended up with some headcases at the club which ultimately proved his downfall.
Not all his squad was his though
 

Elmer_Judd

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Sam Kerr is an vastly overrated, has no class,and without being much of a women's football watcher, is vastly overrated by a desperate Aussie football community, over compensating for our lack of stand out Male Players in the International Community.
 

Cruyff14

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Sam Kerr is an vastly overrated, has no class,and without being much of a women's football watcher, is vastly overrated by a desperate Aussie football community, over compensating for our lack of stand out Male Players in the International Community.
Erm, how can you judge someone without watching something too much?
 

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Sam Kerr is an vastly overrated, has no class,and without being much of a women's football watcher, is vastly overrated by a desperate Aussie football community, over compensating for our lack of stand out Male Players in the International Community.

You need to mellow out and stop being so angry.
 

RossFC

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Is it unpopular to think we won’t make the World Cup?
I reckon it's more likely Australia will miss out than not. Japan is better for that 2nd spot, and I think Australia if they come 3rd have to face some South American side so they will probs lose that.
 

Magma

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Sam Kerr is an vastly overrated, has no class,and without being much of a women's football watcher, is vastly overrated by a desperate Aussie football community, over compensating for our lack of stand out Male Players in the International Community.
even by your standards this is a shocking take
 

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Bojan KantKick

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Not sure how unpopular, but if Pogba played 20 years ago, he'd be absolutely elite IMO.
He's been elite for a fair while imo. He just picks and chooses when to give maximum effort.

Rangnick has been smart with him. Told him to give max effort until the end of the season to put himself in the shop window for a big contract elsewhere.
 

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He's been elite for a fair while imo. He just picks and chooses when to give maximum effort.

Rangnick has been smart with him. Told him to give max effort until the end of the season to put himself in the shop window for a big contract elsewhere.
I mean consistently, week in, week out, talked about on the level of KDB etc.

I think pre SM etc, he would have torn it up.
 

Indie_

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Jordan Henderson is the best leader in world football.
 

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I’ve said before that I think he’s a better Liverpool captain than Steven Gerrard was.

I think he’s better (at least from what the fans can know) in every way bar the “dragging the team over the line with their own performance” category.
 

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I reckon it's more likely Australia will miss out than not. Japan is better for that 2nd spot, and I think Australia if they come 3rd have to face some South American side so they will probs lose that.
First we gotta get through the UAE in Qatar. And then Peru.

With Arnie at the wheel, potentially.
 

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