The Europa League

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  1. DJ CJ

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    How do we feel about this competition then? I honestly couldn’t care if we’re in it or not, would rather have 100% focus on the league. I would totally understand if the stadium is half empty like it has been previously in this competition.
     
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  2. Murph-E Gold Member Gold Member

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    Finish either 2nd or 3rd in the group, possibly bottom, but defo not top, away form will be too weak. Inmediately knocked out after Christmas if we do narrowly make it through.
     
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    Couldn't give a flying *... And starting to feel like I'm not going to give a * till something changes at our club...
     
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  4. themouth1888

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    Wont get a penny from me in this tournament.

    Embarrassing having a squad so unprepared for the champions league qualifiers.
     
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    Do we need to play a play off game for Europa now?
     
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  6. Vertie Gold Member Gold Member

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    Enjoy it! When UEFA's new changes kick in, we will be dropping into the third-tier "Europa League 2" when we crash out of the Champions League qualifiers.
     
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    Our squad is too thin and too weak to spread.

    All I want now is 9 in a row.

    Couldn't give a toss if we beat Rennes or Genk on a Thursday at 6pm only to be knocked out by some other dud later on.

    Play our first team in the league and 2nd team in europe and give me a ten point lead over the huns by xmas.
     
  8. El Capitan Gold Member Gold Member

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    Where we can get pumped out of Europe by even worse teams.
     
  9. Lewis1967

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    Have to qualify for this. There’s no other option IMO.
     
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    The Europa League can * off
     
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  11. MagnificentSeven Charly Musonda CSC Gold Member

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    Do you like the Europa league ya wee * idiot?!
     
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  12. El Capitan Gold Member Gold Member

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    9 is the most important but as a club we need European football. Its a key factor in drawing players to the club (although given our recruitment I'm starting to question the point). Without European football we'll soon be back to partial stand closures.
     
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    Won’t get past AiK they will be better than Cluj! Away leg 2nd also!

    Huns will be in Europe longer than us and with us out they will take the full kitty!
     
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    We have to get there first.. AIK won't be a gimmie.
     
  15. HTG "I have an uncle who does Yoga"

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    We need it imo, a season without europe is unthinkable, when was the last time that happened?

    It's not worth talking about right now anyway imo, too many people are hurt by tonight's result
     
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    I think it's the right thing for the support not to back this tournament. Absolute no disrespect to the tournament, think as a club we should be able to go far in it. But this board have shafted the fans long enough that the Europa will just be a chance to grab a few quid for them. Better to send a signal and have the stadium empty to force their hands.

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  17. ddub11

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    This is our level,we need to do well and and try get a good European run going.

    Ok the money is * compared to CL but its money we cant afford to turn down and while its not CL if we got a good run and (if possible beat a few good teams)we can hopefully build some kind of reputation in Europe as a decent team and not a team others hope to be drawn against.

    A lot of people are hurting tonight(me included)but when the dust settles i think most will agree EL is our level of football and the place where we have a better chance of success.
     
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  18. El Capitan Gold Member Gold Member

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    Under Neil Lennon. When he used his tactical nous to lead us to a 4-0 defeat to Utrecht.

    Got lucky the following year when Sion were disqualified too, otherwise that would have been another.
     
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    I would rather we fail to qualify, you may wonder why.

    I like this competition I really do but, we clearly lack quality already and having to play extra games will cost us the league.

    We don’t have the depth in our side to complete in the Europe league and domestically and it will hurt us going forward this season.
     
  20. El Capitan Gold Member Gold Member

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    Cluj are supposedly below our level and we conceded 4 to them. At home.

    We have no chance of success with the way the club currently runs.
     
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