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johnnybacaro
13-05-2017, 02:03 PM
who do you WANT to be promoted?

I'm a little partial to Hudderfield since I have some cousins who support them and it would be a nice rivalry. Wouldnt mind Shef Wed since their club has a great history and support.

CP-RJW
13-05-2017, 02:07 PM
From most preferred to least preferred: Sheff Wed (good club and good city,) Huddersfield (probably the best achievement out of the four considering where they were expected to finish at the start of the season,) Fulham (meh,) Reading (soulless nothing club in the middle of nowhere.)

The EEEAAAGGGLLLEEE!!!
13-05-2017, 02:45 PM
Any of them except for Plastic Reading.

maestro
13-05-2017, 02:46 PM
Not Fulham

Oli28
13-05-2017, 03:18 PM
Huddersfield

windy
13-05-2017, 03:47 PM
Wednesday without a doubt!

danpalace07
13-05-2017, 04:43 PM
it feels like Wednesday's time finally but they'd be competition for us next season if we stay up

Reading are boring

Fulham are entertaining and who doesn't quite like them? Competition for signings though

Huddersfield have ran out of gas. Would be a different team though

Officer Dibble
13-05-2017, 04:45 PM
Wednesday. Deserve it.

Ardent Eagle Forever
13-05-2017, 04:47 PM
Foolham

johnnybacaro
13-05-2017, 08:10 PM
it feels like Wednesday's time finally but they'd be competition for us next season if we stay up

Reading are boring

Fulham are entertaining and who doesn't quite like them? Competition for signings though

Huddersfield have ran out of gas. Would be a different team though

If Fulham get promoted, they might take some of our plastic fans with them.

Stigma
13-05-2017, 08:30 PM
Huddersfield (easiest team..guessing) or She W..Fulham/Reading:S:

King William
14-05-2017, 05:15 AM
On the basis we stay up, I'd like anyone but reading to go

If we go down, then I'd like reading to go up

Eddie McGoldrick's tash
16-05-2017, 08:44 PM
Think the best side lost tonight - which is probably what we want I guess. For the promoted team to be as weak as possible. Newcastle will be an upgrade on Hull next season and I actually think Brighton may be stronger than Boro.

dannyboy1807
16-05-2017, 09:09 PM
My preference was never Fulham purely because of the press love-in for them, hardly any press for Reading granted yes they're a plastic club with plastic fans but they finished 3rd.

Palacemad2002
16-05-2017, 09:10 PM
Please god not Reading. Boring club, boring fans, boring away day... I wouldnt mind Wednesday as Hillsborough is a good away day plus they are due another crack in the top flight. Ive never been to Huddersfield so that would be a decent trip to tick off of the list. Either way, just one of you get through and stop Reading!

SJ'sLoveMonkey
16-05-2017, 09:13 PM
Go and get Tom Crainey now!

NorthPalace23
16-05-2017, 09:23 PM
Weakest team/club to come up please.

Probably Huddersfield would be best

Wagner is a great manager though.

Chillo
16-05-2017, 09:24 PM
Think the best side lost tonight

I thought they were both poor sides and both would struggle in the PL.

Moreso than could be said about previous years play-off contenders, I think.

Celestial Empire
16-05-2017, 10:59 PM
I thought they were both poor sides and both would struggle in the PL.

Moreso than could be said about previous years play-off contenders, I think.

Fulham have been hoovering up loads of the south London young talent. Glad they missed out.

switchboard
17-05-2017, 08:05 AM
Huddersfield and Scannell.

laboxers
17-05-2017, 08:53 AM
Either team that is playing tonight.

Harry Holmesdale
17-05-2017, 09:03 AM
Fulham have been hoovering up loads of the south London young talent. Glad they missed out.

We shouldn't be allowing them too!

Fulham missing out will only increase them hoovering up the talented youngsters - something we did when they were PL

Nigelbrag
17-05-2017, 09:18 AM
A very average group in the playoffs this season, possibly Huddersfield are the best footballing side but have been badly off form for weeks now. And with Reading through probably facing S.W says the winner is NOT going to be lighting up the premiership next season.

maestro
17-05-2017, 07:26 PM
Huddersfield should have had a pen there

Jim Cannon
17-05-2017, 07:39 PM
not a classic is it

Worksop Palace
17-05-2017, 07:44 PM
No. Pretty poor but understandably I suppose

Stockport_Eagle
17-05-2017, 07:44 PM
Commentator saying Huddersfield have many loan players and if they don't make it up it could be a completely different side next year.

Seems to me on that basis it'll be one almighty challenge for them if they actually do go up.

maestro
17-05-2017, 07:44 PM
I cant help feeling Huddersfield would get ruined in the PL, they pass the ball well but get themselves in trouble time and time again

They get away with it in the championship

SE5eagle
17-05-2017, 07:49 PM
Come on Wednesday!

I'm wankered midweek and fancy popping in the garden for some HARRY MONK!

Told me we're signing Sakho on a free because of science!

Nick a goal, bananaman!

<3

SE5eagle
17-05-2017, 07:49 PM
Boom bada boom!

maestro
17-05-2017, 07:53 PM
Fletch

Reg_Maudling
17-05-2017, 07:55 PM
The commentators do like barry bannan

Leap of faith
17-05-2017, 07:57 PM
Bannan's playing well, good cross for the goal

alexcpfc
17-05-2017, 07:58 PM
The commentators do like barry bannan


I liked Barry Bannan when he played for us. He is a good player. He's running the show tonight.

Reg_Maudling
17-05-2017, 08:00 PM
I liked Barry Bannan when he played for us. He is a good player. He's running the show tonight.

I liked him too and liked his attitude but perhaps he has prem league technical ability but not the physique

Worksop Palace
17-05-2017, 08:01 PM
Bannan > x100 Mutch

alexcpfc
17-05-2017, 08:15 PM
I liked him too and liked his attitude but perhaps he has prem league technical ability but not the physique


I still think he could do a job in the prem. I agree he might not have the physique but he would have been a good option in the squad. How we could have done with someone like him in the No 10 role at times this season. Instead we end up with the likes of Mutch and Lee.

Anyway good luck to him, hope he comes up with them.

maestro
17-05-2017, 08:27 PM
Bannan > x100 Mutch

I always liked Bannan, great little player

Should have kept him, could still see him doing a job for us.

SeanPalace84
17-05-2017, 08:41 PM
Away goals don't count after extra time I take It?

917L
17-05-2017, 08:42 PM
We shouldn't be allowing them too!

Fulham missing out will only increase them hoovering up the talented youngsters - something we did when they were PL


They have an academy tie up with Sedge Hill school, just a few hundred yards from our training ground

Wolfnipplechips
17-05-2017, 08:43 PM
I always liked Bannan, great little player

Should have kept him, could still see him doing a job for us.

:D

RobertCPFC
17-05-2017, 08:44 PM
Away goals don't count after extra time I take It?

No away goals in the play offs either in normal time or extra time.

SeanPalace84
17-05-2017, 08:45 PM
No away goals in the play offs either in normal time or extra time.

Cheers mate. Would rather Huddersfield win as more chance of coming back down surely.

EagleSE24
17-05-2017, 08:48 PM
Don't mind who wins as long as I get to see a penalty shoot out.

I get so frustrated sitting through extra-time as a neutral only to see a team nick a winner at the death.

wawman_15
17-05-2017, 09:01 PM
I wonder if Jack Hunt would've become a good player for us?! Was unlucky I think

elgin eagle
17-05-2017, 09:03 PM
Nihilist on

Worksop Palace
17-05-2017, 09:05 PM
Nihilist on

He's got a penalty miss written all over him he has

Zohar's Penalty
17-05-2017, 09:05 PM
Where do the away fans sit at Hillsborough these days then?

Worksop Palace
17-05-2017, 09:09 PM
Where do the away fans sit at Hillsborough these days then?

Where they always have. Leppings lane

elgin eagle
17-05-2017, 09:11 PM
He's got a penalty miss written all over him he has

Dodged a bullet there :) Less effective than Remy.

Louis
17-05-2017, 09:14 PM
I wouldn't want to take a penalty in this situation

art malice
17-05-2017, 09:14 PM
Reading fvcking LOVING this.

Worksop Palace
17-05-2017, 09:14 PM
Dodged a bullet there :) Less effective than Remy.

Split decision there

Jim Cannon
17-05-2017, 09:16 PM
Away goals don't count after extra time I take It?

They haven't had the away goals rule in the play offs for years. Even back in 2004 when we went up they didn't have it then

Worksop Palace
17-05-2017, 09:16 PM
I wouldn't want to take a penalty in this situation

Yeah course you would - make yourself a hero. Step up and smasheroo it

art malice
17-05-2017, 09:19 PM
Incredible respect to Brighton for finishing second in a division this high-quality

maestro
17-05-2017, 09:19 PM
Yeah course you would - make yourself a hero. Step up and smasheroo it

into orbit :D

elgin eagle
17-05-2017, 09:20 PM
Split decision there

:)

Always liked Westwood. Dont know much about the uddersfield kid.

andyocpfc
17-05-2017, 09:21 PM
Can't decide who I want to win TBH

JAS78
17-05-2017, 09:22 PM
udders 2-0 on pens

My trip to Sheffield looking unlikely

EagleSE24
17-05-2017, 09:23 PM
Great pen from Bazza. 2-1 Huddersfield after 2 each

elgin eagle
17-05-2017, 09:24 PM
Great pens from huddersfield.

JAS78
17-05-2017, 09:25 PM
Jack Hunt has to score

art malice
17-05-2017, 09:25 PM
Well done Jack

JAS78
17-05-2017, 09:25 PM
Huddersfield now to finish it...

maestro
17-05-2017, 09:26 PM
bollox

EagleSE24
17-05-2017, 09:26 PM
I much prefer the TV shot looking at the goal square on as opposed to from a 45 deg angle. Why always the latter view on TV?

JAS78
17-05-2017, 09:26 PM
Saved...

maestro
17-05-2017, 09:26 PM
Yes!

Stavros 69
17-05-2017, 09:27 PM
Booooooo

maestro
17-05-2017, 09:27 PM
Huddersfield march on

JAS78
17-05-2017, 09:27 PM
Reading v Huddersfield it is

JAS78
17-05-2017, 09:28 PM
Sheffield piss up gone out the window

JDawg
17-05-2017, 09:28 PM
Forestieri really isn't very good in the playoffs is he.

maestro
17-05-2017, 09:28 PM
If Huddersfield go up they need ALOT of work!

1905
17-05-2017, 09:28 PM
The 2 Huddersfield German pen takers efficient as expected :)

elgin eagle
17-05-2017, 09:28 PM
Foristieri doesnt do play offs well does he.

dan27
17-05-2017, 09:29 PM
Keen for Huddersfield to see it through now.

elgin eagle
17-05-2017, 09:29 PM
Forestieri really isn't very good in the playoffs is he.

;)

regal_eagle
17-05-2017, 09:29 PM
Danny Ward looked like the more prepared Goalie before the pens. Had I not been watching on a delayed stream I probably would've put a quid on him.

PalaceSi
17-05-2017, 09:30 PM
Reading v Huddersfield it is

Through Palace tinted glasses that has got to be good news, its best to keep the potentially big clubs down in the championship and let the minnows go up. I imagine both these teams will struggle to stay up for long.

ebyeeckeagle
17-05-2017, 09:30 PM
Yep, Huddersfield to win now I hope. Some cracking pubs there now.

EagleSE24
17-05-2017, 09:30 PM
Danny Ward looked like the more prepared Goalie before the pens. Had I not been watching on a delayed stream I probably would've put a quid on him.
Thought exactly the same. He was studying the opposition before the shootout.

Zohar's Penalty
17-05-2017, 09:31 PM
Where they always have. Leppings lane

Not in the lower tonight though- looks weird.

Zohar's Penalty
17-05-2017, 09:32 PM
Want Huddersfield rather than Reading

Mictor Voses
17-05-2017, 09:32 PM
Hope Huddersfield win it. As a small club they played some really good stuff all season and this evening. Plus it's a ground I've never been to.

Pubface
17-05-2017, 09:34 PM
Put money on Huddersfield to go up after the first game and only one to go. Come on!

Worksop Palace
17-05-2017, 09:34 PM
Yep, Huddersfield to win now I hope. Some cracking pubs there now.

Yep

ANDI29
17-05-2017, 09:34 PM
I still remember them thrashing us by 6 goals I think

regal_eagle
17-05-2017, 09:38 PM
Thought exactly the same. He was studying the opposition before the shootout.

Great minds.. ;)

Even if there's nothing written on the paper, it must plant the seed of doubt in the Pen taker's mind. But it looked like solid homework as I think he dived the right way each time.

regal_eagle
17-05-2017, 09:40 PM
I still remember them thrashing us by 6 goals I think

Yep

7-1

28/08/1999

:eek:

art malice
17-05-2017, 09:43 PM
Should that new habit of keepers rattling the crossbar during the run-up be allowed?

Doesn't it temporarily change the dimensions of the goal? :eek:

leslie
17-05-2017, 09:45 PM
Hope Wednesday have learned to manage disappointment and don't behave like they did after Hillsborough 2010. Don't have much sympathy for them after that.

FourtyTwo
17-05-2017, 09:48 PM
Really hope Huddersfield get promoted :-)

Bring on the Grove, Magic Rock Tap et al!

Hudds Eagle
17-05-2017, 09:55 PM
Really hope Huddersfield get promoted :-)

Bring on the Grove, Magic Rock Tap et al!

The Grove before the game's a recipe for disaster isn't it? Looking forward to being able to get a bus to an away game rather than a train (fingers crossed)

Oli28
17-05-2017, 09:56 PM
Really hope Huddersfield get promoted :-)

Bring on the Grove, Magic Rock Tap et al!
You're at those places most weeks anyway aren't you? :supergrin:

Good Shipp
17-05-2017, 11:36 PM
Everyone bracing themselves for a glamorous Fulham v Sheffield Wednesday play-off final and we end up with Reading v Huddersfield :rolleyes:. Still though credit to both for getting to Wembley (even though Reading were very lucky to do so) and no doubt each have way exceeded expectations this season.

I personally wanted Fulham to win promotion as I have cousins in London big fans and was over at Craven Cottage with them for Fulham's last game in the Premier League against us in 2014. Now I am rooting for Huddersfield for a new team in the league and also because Reading are :S:.

FourtyTwo
18-05-2017, 02:47 PM
Okay, so last year our Cup semi-final tickets were 60 - 50 - 40 - 30 for cat 1 - 4.
Cup final was 115 - 85 - 65 - 45

Play off final, where there are now 5 categories (I think they can buy Club Wembley?) are 98 - 76 - 64 - 52 - 36.

However, apparently the EFL / Wembley have put in a very strict selling criteria, which means only 8 blocks (per club) of the top tier are on sale to begin with, and the others will only be released once ALL level 1 and 2 tickets have been sold.

Surprise surprise, there are only three blocks where there are any category 5 tickets available in the first batch, but all cat 1 and 2 seats (bar a few at the front of the upper tier) need to be sold before any more of 5 are released. So all the 98 tickets, and most of the 76 ones have to go before they'll let the majority of people who can't afford those prices have a chance at a ticket!

Disgusting pricing / policy if you ask me.

Ralph
18-05-2017, 02:59 PM
Okay, so last year our Cup semi-final tickets were 60 - 50 - 40 - 30 for cat 1 - 4.
Cup final was 115 - 85 - 65 - 45

Play off final, where there are now 5 categories (I think they can buy Club Wembley?) are 98 - 76 - 64 - 52 - 36.

However, apparently the EFL / Wembley have put in a very strict selling criteria, which means only 8 blocks (per club) of the top tier are on sale to begin with, and the others will only be released once ALL level 1 and 2 tickets have been sold.

Surprise surprise, there are only three blocks where there are any category 5 tickets available in the first batch, but all cat 1 and 2 seats (bar a few at the front of the upper tier) need to be sold before any more of 5 are released. So all the 98 tickets, and most of the 76 ones have to go before they'll let the majority of people who can't afford those prices have a chance at a ticket!

Disgusting pricing / policy if you ask me.

I'm sure they'll use the increased income to fund another inquiry into corruption.

Pinkie Brown
18-05-2017, 03:16 PM
Yep, Huddersfield to win now I hope. Some cracking pubs there now.

I remember going to one pub near the ground called 'Rickie's' late 1990's, Saturday onto Sunday they offered a 24 hour striptease featuring 2 girls!
They must have been knackered by the end poor things!! :D

elgin eagle
18-05-2017, 03:25 PM
I remember going to one pub near the ground called 'Rickie's' late 1990's, Saturday onto Sunday they offered a 24 hour striptease featuring 2 girls!
They must have been knackered by the end poor things!! :D

Bloody slow striptease too. How many clothes were they wearing to begin with? I know its cold up north, but talk about suspense.