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Old Jun 15th 2016, 10:45 am   #1
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A new season, and a new thread.

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The 2016-2017 fixture list is out. Even though Ededed isn't lying on a beach anymore perhaps he can get off his arse and start a new PL 2016-2017 thread.
Premier League fixtures 2016-17 | Daily Mail Online

Opening week is
August 13/14
Arsenal v Liverpool
Bournemouth v Manchester United
Burnley v Swansea City
Chelsea v West Ham United
Crystal Palace v West Bromwich Albion
Everton v Tottenham Hotspur
Hull City v Leicester City
Manchester City v Sunderland
Middlesbrough v Stoke City
Southampton v Watford
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We're gonna win the league.
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We're gonna win the league.
Is Leicester worth another punt?
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November-January will be what decides Everton's season.

NOVEMBER

05/11/2016 15:00 Chelsea v Everton

19/11/2016 15:00 Everton v Swansea City

26/11/2016 15:00 Southampton v Everton

DECEMBER

03/12/2016 15:00 Everton v Manchester United

10/12/2016 15:00 Watford v Everton

14/12/2016 19:45 Everton v Arsenal

17/12/2016 15:00 Everton v Liverpool

26/12/2016 15:00 Leicester City v Everton

31/12/2016 15:00 Hull City v Everton

JANUARY

02/01/2017 15:00 Everton v Southampton

14/01/2017 15:00 Everton v Manchester City

21/01/2017 15:00 Crystal Palace v Everton
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November-January will be what decides Everton's season.

NOVEMBER

05/11/2016 15:00 Chelsea v Everton

19/11/2016 15:00 Everton v Swansea City

26/11/2016 15:00 Southampton v Everton

DECEMBER

03/12/2016 15:00 Everton v Manchester United

10/12/2016 15:00 Watford v Everton

14/12/2016 19:45 Everton v Arsenal

17/12/2016 15:00 Everton v Liverpool

26/12/2016 15:00 Leicester City v Everton

31/12/2016 15:00 Hull City v Everton

JANUARY

02/01/2017 15:00 Everton v Southampton

14/01/2017 15:00 Everton v Manchester City

21/01/2017 15:00 Crystal Palace v Everton
Honestly, Hull and Palace are the only ones there (if it were Saints for example) that I'd be confident of. That's a very tough run.

We normally fall apart at Christmas or March.

Stoke at home last game, could be for survival.
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Isn't this thread a bit like Arsenal's annual premiership title celebrations..... a bit premature!

Arsenal Vs Liverpool as the opener.... tasty!

Klipperdy out by Christmas?
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If I just happened to be on Merseyside in August, what would the chance be that there would be tickets over after the season tickets, members and fan club card holders all have a go for the home opener against Burnley on August 20? I suspect close to zero. Hospitality packages are available now, but at around $700 for our family of three, I'll have to say no, bit of a budget breaker, I've already signed up as a National Trust member of Bermuda at $50 for the family as a trip cost cutting endeavor.
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If I just happened to be on Merseyside in August, what would the chance be that there would be tickets over after the season tickets, members and fan club card holders all have a go for the home opener against Burnley on August 20? I suspect close to zero. Hospitality packages are available now, but at around $700 for our family of three, I'll have to say no, bit of a budget breaker, I've already signed up as a National Trust member of Bermuda at $50 for the family as a trip cost cutting endeavor.
I'm sure you will find a scally selling them in the local boozer? It'll be a sell-out, after all - next year is your year, no?
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I'm sure you will find a scally selling them in the local boozer? It'll be a sell-out, after all - next year is your year, no?
'Next year' is always our year. Like tomorrow, it never comes. Meh.
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I'm sure you will find a scally selling them in the local boozer? It'll be a sell-out, after all - next year is your year, no?
I fully expect the rules to be amended to allow LFC to compete in the Champions League and facilitate a quadruple.
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If I just happened to be on Merseyside in August, what would the chance be that there would be tickets over after the season tickets, members and fan club card holders all have a go for the home opener against Burnley on August 20? I suspect close to zero.
You'd have more chance of winning the Grand National, even though you'll arrive more than 2 months after the race has finished........

You'd be better off trying the minute tickets go on general sale. Or joining the LFC supporters club in your region. Would this be yours? LFC Seattle
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You'd have more chance of winning the Grand National, even though you'll arrive more than 2 months after the race has finished........

You'd be better off trying the minute tickets go on general sale. Or joining the LFC supporters club in your region. Would this be yours? LFC Seattle
Cheers, it would, but not sure what benefit over just being a regular Liverpool 'member' this gives, as they require a Seattle membership of $25.00 per ticket holder on top of the 27 or 28 pound membership of the club itself.
So I am wondering if it is worth investing in a club membership direct, of around 75 pounds for three of us, but with still no guarantee of any tickets, just access, should there be any left, to try to get them.
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Cheers, it would, but not sure what benefit over just being a regular Liverpool 'member' this gives, as they require a Seattle membership of $25.00 per ticket holder on top of the 27 or 28 pound membership of the club itself.
So I am wondering if it is worth investing in a club membership direct, of around 75 pounds for three of us, but with still no guarantee of any tickets, just access, should there be any left, to try to get them.
I definitely see your point re: the cost of membership, but from experience, Supporters clubs often have access to tickets before they go on general sale. The requirement for each ticket holder to have a membership may be a club requirement to prevent resale of tickets, and to have a more accurate record of ticket holders.
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Careful with supporters clubs. As a member of the United one out here I am aware that often the number of tickets a supporters club can apply for is directly proportional to the amount of members that supporters club has (signed up by a certain cut off date prior to the season kicking off - we have a big push to get or guys to sign up early). This is further complicated by what class of game it is.....
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Careful with supporters clubs. As a member of the United one out here I am aware that often the number of tickets a supporters club can apply for is directly proportional to the amount of members that supporters club has (signed up by a certain cut off date prior to the season kicking off
We didn't seem to have any issues like this in our Arsenal SC. We always managed to get any tickets we wanted.
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