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A Christmas Message from Away Goals Rule

Posted by Jarv on December 23, 2009

A Very Merry Christmas and a happy new year along with a prosperous 2010 from all The Crew at Away Goals Rule Football Forum

Why not come and tell us what you are getting up to over the Christmas Holiday Season, Share your gossip and stories of your works party on the Christmas Chat Thread. The funnier the better!

We are currently running our Annual Awards and Hall of Fame vote, too, you can have your say here, The vote closes on the December 27th – so you better be quick to make sure your vote counts.

January Football Discussion

There is loads going on in January on Away Goals Rule, Have a look below at just a few of the things we will be discussing.

Come and see who is rumoured to be buying who in our January Transfer Thread.

As always, January also sees the start of the African Cup of Nations. Lots of premier league players will be playing and taking part and you can catch all the latest Discussion here on the African Cup of Nations Thread.

January includes the 3rd Round of the FA Cup and the Semi-Finals of the league cup and the first leg of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Area Finals all of which find their home in our Cup Football Forum.

General Football

With Paul Hart and Mark Hughes already having been relieved of their jobs, tell us who you think will be the next to get the boot on the Premier League Sack Race Thread. Can Rafa survive the season? Will Zola be Saying Zo Long (see what i did there?)

Who will Qualify for the Champions League in possibly the Premier Leagues most open race ever? Vote and discuss this topic on the Premier League Top 4 Thread.

Tell us who you think will be playing Championship football next season and be relegated form the Premier League, and likewise, who will replace them in the top flight in our Battle for the Championship Thread.

We’ve not forgotten the other leagues too we have a Football League Forum and a Non-League Football Forum.

Despite some of Europe’s top league having a winter break the European Football Forum is still busy. Who will be the biggest mover in January? And don’t forget the Champions League and Europa League Draw discussion.

World Cup 2010

We have a new World Cup 2010 section too, Without doubt the biggest sporting event of 2010 and all of us at Away Goals Rule are really looking forward to the tournament. Who do you think will win? How far will England get? Will David Beckham make the final squad? Who will go to South Africa in June and who will miss out?

Find out all the latest news and read the discussion about the tournament here, In the World Cup 2010 Forum.

So come and visit

http://www.awaygoalsrule.com

today and tell us exactly what you think, and most importantly, and once again, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all the team at Away Goals Rule forum. All the best for you and your loved ones, and may your holidays be as great as you’d hoped, even if you don’t celebrate Christmas. :)

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Europa League 1st Knockout round Draw

Posted by Jarv on December 18, 2009

So here is the Europa League Draw – 1st Knockout Round

Pot one: Anderlecht,  Benfica,  Fenerbahce,  Hapoel Tel Aviv,  Galatasaray, Juventus,  Marseille,  PSV Eindhoven,  Roma,  Salzburg,  Shakhtar Donetsk, Sporting,  Unirea Urziceni,  Werder Bremen,  Wolfsburg,  Valencia.

Pot Two: Ajax,  Athletic Bilbao,  Atletico Madrid,  Club Brugge,  Everton,  FC Copenhagen,  FC Twente,  Fulham,  Hamburg,  Hertha Berlin,  Lille, Liverpool,  Panathinaikos,  Rubin Kazan,  Standard Liege,  Villarreal.

1st Knockout Round Draw

Rubin Kazan v Hapoel Tel Aviv
Athletic Bilbao v Anderlecht
Copenhagen v Marseille
Atletico Madrid v Galatasaray
Panathinaikos v Roma
Club Brugge v Valencia
Ajax v Juventus
Atletico Madrid v Galatasaray
Fulham v Shakhtar Donetsk
Liverpool v Unirea Urziceni
Standard Liege v Salzburg
Villarreal v Wolfsburg
Hamburg v PSV Eindhoven
Everton v Sporting
Lille v Fenerbahce
Hertha Berlin v Benfica

So There you Go, Please go here for Discussion of the Europa League 1st knockout round draw.

Written by Jarv

As Always for all your European football discussion and Match discussion please visit Away Goals Rule Football Forum

EDIT: Here is the draw for the 2nd Round

Club Brugge/Valencia v FC Twente/Werder Bremen
Ajax/Juventus v Fulham/Shakhtar
Lille/Fenerbahce v Liverpool/Unirea
Panathinaikos/Roma v Standard Liege/Salzburg
Hertha Berlin/Benfica v Copenhagen/Marseille
A Madrid/Galatasaray v Everton/Sporting
Rubin/Hapoel v Villarreal/Wolfsburg
Hamburg/PSV v Athletic Bilbao/Anderlecht

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Uefa Europa League Group Stage Draw

Posted by Jarv on August 28, 2009

Here is the result of the UEFA Europa League Draw

Group A
Ajax
Anderlecht
Dynamo Zagreb
Timisoara

Group B
Valencia
Lille
Slavia Prague
Genoa

Group C
Hamburg  SV
Celtic
Hapoel Tel Aviv
Rapid Vienna

Group D
Sporting Lisbon
FC Heerenveen
Hertha Berlin
Ventspills

Group E
AS Roma
FC Basel
Fulham
CSKA Sofia

Group F
Panathinaikos
Galatasaray
Dynamo Bucharest
Sturm Graz

Group G
Villareal
Lazio
Levski Sofia
Salzburg

Group H
Steaua Bucharest
Fenerbache
FC Twente
Fc Sherriff

Group I
Benfica
Everton
AEK Athens
BATE

Group J
Shakhtar Donestsk
Club Bruge
Partizan Belgrade
Toulouse

Group K
PSV
FC Copenhagen
Sparta Prague
CFR Cluj

Group L
Werder Bremen
Austria Vienna
Athletic Bilbao
Nacional

Discus this Draw here – Europa League Group Stages Discussion

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O’neill thinks City can win the title

Posted by Jarv on July 29, 2009

Really? yes they have spent a lot of money but it takes more than money to win the league, Mark Hughes has to keep a lot of players happy and get them to gel. I expect them to do well and Arsenal fans must be bricking themselves at the prospect of heading for the Europa League next time around but Champions…Really?

Don’t get me wrong next season if they continue to strengthen they wont be far away but as it currently stands i will be very surprised if they finish any higher than 4th.

For all the latest news on who Manchester city are going to buy next visit the Away Goals Rule Football Forum Manchester City Transfers Thread

Martin O’Neill should be spending time worrying about his own fortunes as they badly fell away last season and as i see it are a weaker side this season without Garth Barry and no Martin Laursen, add to that Everton who will be up there again and (can’t believe i’m going to say this but) Spurs who have strengthened and will be much better organised at the beginning of this year than the beginning of last year, well they can hardly be worse

this post is the opinion of  Jarv

Whats your Opinion on this? tell us at Away Goals Rule Football Forum

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