EFL Play Offs 2019/20

Tykeoldboy

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Just watching the League 2 2nd leg game between Exeter v Colchester and Exeter still have Flybe on the front of their shirts. I thought Flybe had ceased as a company in March? There is also a very good turn out of cardboard cutouts watching the game from the stands.
 

leohoenig

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Yes, I noticed that at the first game. I guess flybe have paid for the season anyway. If not, then I would have thought they could get a sponsor for the 2/3 games, as they are on TV
 

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I bet your apron is flapping right now.... :eek:
 

Tykeoldboy

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Northampton came back from 2-0 down in the 1st leg to beat Cheltenham 3-0 at Whaddon Road and set up a League 2 play off final against Exeter City at Wembley on June 29
 

leohoenig

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Am I allowed to ban the next person who mentions that?
 

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Tykeoldboy

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Congrats to Northampton on promotion to League Three. 2 goals down at home in the first leg of the SF then score 4 in the final, against a poor Exeter side,
 

Oxpete

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I'm beginning to get that bitter sick feeling in the pit of my stomach that usually crops up in the days before this bloody fixture.

All of the major bookies are shortening their odds at the moment on a Pompey win for this Friday. And yet on the fans' forums, the Pompey fans seem much more pessimistic than Oxford's fans...

...About 110 days ago, Oxford were on an impressive five-match unbeaten run (though admittedly against out-of-form/mid-table fodder), while Pompey had had a mixed bag of scorelines (though against some of L1's stronger sides)...

...Pompey are still undefeated at home in the league this season, but have ridden their luck too many times in that run. Meanwhile away from home, we're bloody awful, and have lost away to every other side up the top of L1...

...In a Fratton Park with no crowd, Karl Robinson's massive gob will no doubt make more than enough of a din to compensate, and I've every expectation he'll gee them up for this one. Kenny Jackett, meanwhile, will most probably spend 85mins standing passively with his arms folded...

...All three play-off semi-finals Pompey have been involved in, we've drawn the home leg and lost the away leg by a single goal: v Leicester in 1993, v Plymouth in 2016 and v Sunderland in 2019...

...The last football match I saw was on Saturday 7th March at Shrewsbury Town, with Oxford United winning 3-2 after being 0-2 down, and scoring the jammiest of winners in the final minute...

...The last time I saw Pompey play was back in October, when we beat Oxford in a penalty shoot-out...


My heart says 1-0 to Pompey, and 0-0 in the second leg, meaning I'll look like this... :D

My head says 0-0 at Fratton Park, and losing the second leg 0-1, meaning I'll look like this... :cry:


But either way makes no difference, cos I reckon the final has got Fleetwood written all over it anyway...
 

oftenscore6

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Lots of away wins in empty stadiums in both Germany and the UK. So don't despair if you lose the first leg.
 

Oxpete

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Good luck to Pompey this evening.

Thought I might try and raise my hopes a bit by watching this...


Oh to have Alan Biley in the starting line-up today...

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