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  1. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    02 Jul '07 06:32
    Man! It happened!

    Atletico will win La Liga next season and do something big in Europe,
    you'll see

    Check the purchases: Abbiati, Luis Garcia from Liverpool, Forlan
    from Villarreal (ex ManU), Raul Garcia (the best young midfielder in
    Spain), and now Quarema!

    Already there Maxi (awesome forward from Argentina, check him out in
    Copa America) and Kun Aguero (also)... and the rumours go that
    Riquelme may be brought back from Boca to Atletico, to pair up
    with Forlan the way they did in Villarreal.

    Quite strong team, uh!
  2. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    02 Jul '07 08:50
    Not yet. The guy from Atletico is in Porto but that may mean that either the deal is done or in serious difficulties.

    In our press, the only sources quoted are Spanish papers so I'm still hoping he doesn't.

    I'm afraid our president is about to ruin us. He's being investigated by the police and I hope he isn't selling everyone now as his last chance to gain commissions.

    The future is looking grim for Porto.
  3. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    02 Jul '07 08:55
    I feel sorry for all the fans over there, and now knowing that the
    top dog is a crook.

    But I am happy for Atletico... Luis Garcia can play both sides and
    I am sure we will see lots of very interesting crossing with Quaresma.

    If it happens, that is.

    Let's see what happens... here is my source.

    http://www.as.com/articulo/futbol/Quaresma/sera/atletico/proximas/horas/dasftb/20070702dasdaiftb_33/Tes/

    Hint: Never trust www.marca.com (Real Madrid's cheerleaders) nor www.sport.es (Barca's cheerleaders)

  4. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    02 Jul '07 09:06
    Originally posted by Seitse
    I feel sorry for all the fans over there, and now knowing that the
    top dog is a crook.

    But I am happy for Atletico... Luis Garcia can play both sides and
    I am sure we will see lots of very interesting crossing with Quaresma.

    If it happens, that is.

    Let's see what happens... here is my source.

    http://www.as.com/articulo/futbol/Quaresma/sera/atlet ...[text shortened]... rust www.marca.com (Real Madrid's cheerleaders) nor www.sport.es (Barca's cheerleaders)

    We'll see...

    What hurts me is that we had a fabulous young team and it's being split apart. Anderson, Quaresma, Pepe, Lucho Gonzalez, Bruno Alves, Paulo Assunção, Helton, Bosingwa...all great young players.

    If Quaresma goes, that's two of the pillars of the team that go and the third one, Pepe, is also being approached by Juve, apparently...
  5. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    02 Jul '07 09:09
    Where is the rest going?

    Gonzalez was heading to Spain as well, isn't it?
  6. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    02 Jul '07 09:16
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Where is the rest going?

    Gonzalez was heading to Spain as well, isn't it?
    Not yet, no. At least, I haven't heard anything consistent. He's a great player.

    I think Atletico will be fighting for a Champions League place, but that's it. It's a step forward, but they still have a long way to go. Actually, Gonzalez would be a better choice for Atletico as they badly need a box-to-box player like him.

    Mmm...Who knows, maybe it's Gonzalez who is on the negotiation table...
  7. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    02 Jul '07 09:27
    Originally posted by Palynka
    Not yet, no. At least, I haven't heard anything consistent. He's a great player.

    I think Atletico will be fighting for a Champions League place, but that's it. It's a step forward, but they still have a long way to go. Actually, Gonzalez would be a better choice for Atletico as they badly need a box-to-box player like him.

    Mmm...Who knows, maybe it's Gonzalez who is on the negotiation table...
    Now that would be the surprise of the summer for the Atletico fans!

    I'll check out Portuguese league next season... it seems there is
    a lot of quality over there.
  8. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    02 Jul '07 09:35 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Now that would be the surprise of the summer for the Atletico fans!

    I'll check out Portuguese league next season... it seems there is
    a lot of quality over there.
    Porto has had some of the best scouts in Europe for a long time and Sporting has produced some amazing talents in their academy, particularly wingers (Figo, C.Ronaldo, Quaresma, Nani). Apart from that, it's rare to see some real talent developing and playing though.

    Our defenders are particularly violent, which is maybe why some of our more technical players tend to overprotect themselves against contact, which sometimes leads to play-acting. When your being beaten down to a pulp by someone anytime he has the chance, you'll do anything to get him carded.

    That said, check out the big matches if you're curious (between Sporting, Porto or Benfica), but the rest isn't really worth it.
  9. Standard member Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    02 Jul '07 10:58
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Luis Garcia can play both sides
    Equally poorly.

    D
  10. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    02 Jul '07 11:00 / 1 edit
    Thansk for your contribution, thorough and deep and explained as always, boy.

    Now crawl back to your hole in the shop, kiddo.

    Ciao.
  11. Standard member Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    02 Jul '07 11:46
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Thansk for your contribution, thorough and deep and explained as always, boy.

    Now crawl back to your hole in the shop, kiddo.

    Ciao.
    You don't understand the simple statement that Garcia is equally poor on both wings?

    No wonder you have to live off government handouts. As well as unemployment benefit, do you get any special needs contributions?

    D
  12. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    02 Jul '07 12:39 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    You don't understand the simple statement that Garcia is equally poor on both wings?

    No wonder you have to live off government handouts. As well as unemployment benefit, do you get any special needs contributions?

    D
    lol, did it hurt, shop clerk boy?

    despite that fact that in your fantasy world you believe it, trust me:
    what you say is not the ultimate truth nor people care at all, kiddo.

    2 facts for you:

    (a) 30 goals of Garcia and key scoring to earn Liverpool its success

    (b) check the bbc.co.uk most recent news on Garcia and the reaction
    of the fans (606 debates I think it's called). All of them pitty his
    departure because, as I mentioned, his goals made him one of the
    fans' favorites.

    Live with it... your opinions are poor and weak.

    Touche!



    Now, as I already ordered you, bitter stalker, go back to your shop, clerk boy
  13. Standard member Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    02 Jul '07 15:06
    Originally posted by Seitse
    lol, did it hurt, shop clerk boy?

    despite that fact that in your fantasy world you believe it, trust me:
    what you say is not the ultimate truth nor people care at all, kiddo.

    2 facts for you:

    (a) 30 goals of Garcia and key scoring to earn Liverpool its success

    (b) check the bbc.co.uk most recent news on Garcia and the reaction
    of the fans (60 ...[text shortened]... e!



    Now, as I already ordered you, bitter stalker, go back to your shop, clerk boy
    Yeah, 18 games for Liverpool last season. He's obviously the mainstay of their team.

    You shouldn't slag people with real jobs, while you sit on your ass all day collecting welfare, watching porn and pretending to be a fascist on an online chess site for giggles.

    D
  14. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    02 Jul '07 15:30
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    Yeah, 18 games for Liverpool last season. He's obviously the mainstay of their team.

    You shouldn't slag people with real jobs, while you sit on your ass all day collecting welfare, watching porn and pretending to be a fascist on an online chess site for giggles.

    D
    hehe... oh my goodness, it really hurt you to be unveiled as a simple shop clerk. Don't worry, sweetie, you can always be 'somebody' here in RHP.



    I know you are dying for me to rant about your hypothesis, but... er... better not. I am happy with my life, which you obviously are not (so bitter and angry, and now a nerve touched, lmao!)

    Regarding Luis Garcia, he is coming out of an injury.

    Read the feedback from Liverpool fans and how much they treasure his outstanding contribution to the team.

    I rest my case. Stay in your shop and fantasy world
  15. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    03 Jul '07 08:40
    Getting back to the thread. So far it's a no-go. Atlético is offering 22 million EUR and Porto is asking for 25.

    After selling Anderson we really don't need to sell Quaresma so I'm guessing Atlético must come up with the 3 million difference. 25 million would be an excellent sale for Porto.