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We'll Miss Liverpool, Won't We?

Oh my. Liverpool, in 180 minutes, scored as many goals against group whipping boys Debrecen as Lyon did in 6 minutes in the Puskas Stadium. No wonder Steven Gerrard gloomily concluded: 'You get what you deserve in football.'

So, our heart bleeds for Liverpool whose Champions League adventure ends here... and imagine what would have been had they got, for instance, Wolfsburg from Pot 4. They might not have made even the Europa League where they'll get a chance to save their season from total disaster.

We'll miss them, won't we? Well, not really. The main worry (and what prompted this article) is that elimination from the Champions League could trigger the sacking of Rafa Benitez... and with Guus Hiddink available, that would be worrying. It's been so long since Liverpool last had a competent manager, keep it this way please.




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The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday November 24 2009

Time: 9:59PM

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I might add that finally we do not hold the unflattering title of "last English club to crash out of the group stages".
Zae
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24/11/2009 22:21:00

Well at least they have the pleasure of playing in the EL and travelling to play clubs from Cyprus, Iceland, Romania, Poland and the likes.
ForeverUnited
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24/11/2009 22:28:00

liverpool are like the worst club in the prem i bet hull cud beat them
leeimp95
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24/11/2009 22:39:00

Im just glad we won't have to face them in the knockout stages for 100th time in a row!
Cechurself
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25/11/2009 00:58:00

Hahaha you beat us to it - i was going to do an article on this very subject. Knocked out in the group stages - hahaha. Couldnt have happened to a nicer bunch of people.
OLASAL
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25/11/2009 03:36:00

leeimp95 - Worst in the Prem? So that would be why they are bottom of the table then?
BlueWolfie
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25/11/2009 08:05:00

Look on the bright side folks - at least we'll have footy on Thursday nights - on live terrestrial telly! Every cloud eh? Suspect the scousers will be rather less happy though.
fifthcolumnblue
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25/11/2009 08:14:00

There's nothing wrong with Cyprus, ForeverUnited.....well not yet anyhow!.....someone tell 'em to padlock their sheds!
mutters
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25/11/2009 15:57:00

I'll place a bet with any Chelsea or United fan that Liverpool win at least as many European trophies as either of your sides this season. I'll bet a fiver with ANYONE willing to take it. Lets see where your bottles are.
Superhans
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25/11/2009 17:27:00

Haha SuperHans, we dont place bets with losers!
JT_daniel
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26/11/2009 10:49:00

Doesnt that make....a loser? Five pounds. You dont even have to pay it to me, you can pay it to charity. Come on, its for charity!! If Chelsea or United win MORE European trophies this season than Liverpool, I will pay you 5. If they dont, you pay a charity 5. Its not even going into my pocket. But you're so willing to mock Liverpool being knocked out of the Champions League that SURELY you're all ready to put your money where your mouths are? Or, as I full expect, you spent all your pocket money on football stickers already and mummy and daddy wont give you anymore until after Christmas :( No problem then......losers.
Superhans
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26/11/2009 16:59:00

Go on, somone take his bet. Seeing as it's online and anonymous you won't even have to actually honour it. All you need lose is a bit of bragging rights, so if you rags are REALLY confident about winning the Champion's League, then step up and say so. Thought not. P.S. Superhans - can't see Liverpool winning the Europa League, as I suspect that Benitez will at some point "do a Villa" and put out a weakened squad in order to concentrate on the league. I could be wrong, but can't see him being your manager for too long if he doesn't get into next seasons Champs League.
fifthcolumnblue
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26/11/2009 20:23:00

My above comment goes for Chelsea fans as well, although I'd rate their chances of winning the Champs League as being significantly higher than the rags'.
fifthcolumnblue
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26/11/2009 20:25:00

I doubt we will. I suspect we'll use it to blood a few youngsters and fringe players. But thats my point, if we dont win it we'll win as many European trophies as United or Chelsea. If we do win it, we'll win one more. And yet all these clever Chelsea and United fans quickly scarper when they get called out. Typical of them.
Superhans
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26/11/2009 22:59:00

Glad their gone, with their performances it would've been unjust for them to get through.
One United 92
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27/11/2009 17:34:00

 

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