Bolton v Birmingham

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  1. pon

    pontyender Well-Known Member

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    It's a tricky one. Another Birmingham win would be disastrous, but I don't want Bolton to win either, as we still have to play them and could reel them back in if we beat them. It's got to be a draw hasn't it?
     
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    yep,draw 4 me too
     
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    Draw or Birmingham win for me
     
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    A Birmingham win would leave us five points from safety. I assume you’ve got your heart set on League One.
     
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    I think Bolton are the team we can catch, Birmingham have a Quality squad of players, they spent fortunes on them in the summer and now they have a manager who is and can get the best from them, if we have to match their results from now until the end of the season I think we’re doomed, but I think we could match and better Bolton’s
     
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    0-0 draw with eight sendings off (four each) for violent conduct :D
     
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    A draw has to be the best result for us.
     
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    What about Birmingham vs Burton at the weekend? Even trickier one to call?
     
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    I’m not so sure, we still have Bolton to play, and a game in hand on them. And I think Birmingham will piss safety, no points for Bolton is the best thing in my opinion.
     
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    With us still having Bolton to play any result means it’s still in our own hands.
     
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    Conan Troutman Well-Known Member

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    Eh?
     
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    We'd be 8 behind Bolton if they win - can you see us getting 2 extra wins to overhaul them, assuming we can beat them of course!
     
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    Bolton win means we can overtake Birmingham. It’s in our hands whatever the result.
     
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    Conan Troutman Well-Known Member

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    If Birmingham win aren't we five behind them both?
     
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    Except Birmingham will play again on Saturday - so even if we win they will still be 2 in front. We'd need Bolton to then lose at least another 2 plus us beating them.

    I'm sorry to say it but it is no longer in our hands - we are now relying on other teams not winning as well as hoping for wins
     
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    Yeah.
     
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    Conan Troutman Well-Known Member

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    So it can't be in our hands.
     
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    If we win our games we stay up. Tomorrow’s result doesn’t change that. We’re not relying on teams losing. We’re still relying on us winning.
     
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    No we don't. Not if Birmingham/Bolton/Others win theirs! They are 2 at least in front
     
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    I think what he means is that if Bolton win we can catch Brum and if Brum win we can catch Bolton because we still have to play them.
     

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