May 14, 2018 -- 7:46AM, themover wrote:
Arsenal drew against Bolton, Charlton, Everton, Leicester, Man Utd (twice), Newcastle, Portsmouth (twice), Spurs, Birmingham and Fulham that season. City drew with Everton, Huddersfield, Burnley and Palace and lost to Liverpool and Manchester United. City's season edges it for me but I might be a bit biased as a City fan
I would say that bar the Everton match, all those losses came when the league was done and dusted too
May 14, 2018 -- 6:32AM, mesmerised wrote:
Easy to win points when you've won the title with a few games to go, Arsenal were under pressure right til the very last game to remain undefeated for the season, even went behind in the last match and came back. This is also the weakest ever PL season so doesn't really say much.
You're talking sh*t again... If the premiership was that weak Liverpool wouldnt be in the champions league final - a team city finished Christ knows how many points ahead of. City have made it look weak. The Spanish league is comfortably the best league but to defend your arsenal teams achievement as better because " its the weakest ever premiership season" shows how clueless you are. If a team draws every game it equals Arsenals invincible record but ends up relegated or near relegation to the championship on 38 points, how the hell is that a greater achievement ? Draws don't illustrate how good a team is , wins do which is why this current city teams achievement beats the 03/04 arsenal side of being unbeaten.
May 15, 2018 -- 2:20AM, mesmerised wrote:
Let me sum this up.Arsenal were not trying to win 100 points, they were trying to win a league title, they won the league title and were unbeatable.Man City were trying to win 100 points along with the title, that was their aim, did you see Mythiola celebrate the goal at Southampton as if that was actually the title clincher - it was won several week earlier, he is an ego maniac and wanted records - but as proven, his team were beatable and should have lost 3 games in all if Milivojević had of scored that 92nd minute penalty in the 0-0 draw.That's because the bald headed leach doesn't have a Plan B, the Invincibles knew when to shut up shop.Buys defenders for 50/60 million a pop, a 35 mil Goalkeeper, a 45 mil bench warmer in Silva and 40 mil wingers and people are queuing up to praise himGive the same money to all managers and see how far he gets.At the beginning of the 2003/04 season, Arsenal spent a grand total of £7.25 million, 2002/2003 £6.6 million, 2001/2002 £14.7 milMan City in the last 3 seasons have spent £600 Million, (Six Hundred Million pounds Sterling)The invincibles was put together on a shoe string. City bought 100 points.Kind Regards.
You say the invincibles "knew how to shut up shop " pity they couldnt manage that when they were pumped by united in the FA cup and chelsea in the champions league .. more rubbish
May 15, 2018 -- 4:44AM, jed.davison wrote:
The Cups have nothing to do with this argument, because if they did you'd have a hard job talking City's season up too much when they've lost a cup game to a League one side.
I suppose Arsenal being battered home and away in the league cup is conveniently forgotten then. Most people including bookies use goals in determining the relative strengths of respective teams.. city have a goal difference of 79 this season compared to Arsenals goal difference of 47. If anyone thinks the latter is evidence of a superior team, they need their heads tested and to call it a day betting on anything vaguely football related
May 15, 2018 -- 5:23AM, mesmerised wrote:
I have absolutely no idea whatsoever what Baby Wolf is saying because he is blocked as he knows, so hope he is not stupid enough to even be quoting me - lol. Maybe his Portuguese team Wolves will bring this pit of misery some joy - lol.Poppy, not sure if Net spending is that relevant when it comes to buying titles, they let go a lot of dead wood such as Iheanacho, Bony, Dzeko, Jovetic etc who were surplus to requirements.When you go out and out bid the competition with silly money such as 57 mil for Laporte or 35 mil for a Keeper, you are buying silverware.City spent around 140 million more than United in the last 2 seasons, and it shows in the 19 point difference.
YEAH forget the 120 million arsenal spent on lacazette and aubameyang not buying success there at all or trying to lol
May 15, 2018 -- 7:25AM, DirkDiggler wrote:
This is also the weakest ever PL season so doesn't really say much.Not as weak as when Leicester won it. Though fully deserved by Leicester that was a terribly weak league.
Absolutely , when you consider 5 English teams were in the knockout stages ( last 16) it just points to it being anything other than " the weakest ever " but this comes from a poster who tipped Arsenal to beat Atletico so no great shock
May 15, 2018 -- 8:28AM, mesmerised wrote:
PSG are another example of a team that buys success. Maybe even more so than City.
who's your £390 million stadium doing (at 2006 prices) ?
May 15, 2018 -- 4:55AM, wolf3011 wrote:
Why did this great team lose home and away to Middlesbrough, or are we just counting citys cup woes and forgetting arsenals?
The Arsenal Invincibles never played in that season's League Cup. It was fringe squad players like Cygan/Keown and youth players. Even in the semis it was Aliadiere up front, not Henry.