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  • edited April 29
    Difficult one to predict, think Oxford have too much to do

    Yet the form of Sunderland, Charlton, Portsmouth all seems to be failing right at the wrong time for them
  • Difficult one to predict, think Oxford have too much to do

    Yet the form of Sunderland, Charlton, Portsmouth all seems to be failing right at the wrong time for them
    In our hands, yet you wouldn't bank on us to beat Accrington let alone win all three.
    On the other hand there are four fingers and a thumb we are capable on our day.
    Too tight to call
  • I think Pompey will nick the final spot, us 7th, Oxford 8th.

    Hope I'm wrong.
  • To go up, we'd need to win 5 of our next 6. I kinda hope we lose on Saturday and start preparing for next season now. 
  • shine166 said:
    To go up, we'd need to win 5 of our next 6. I kinda hope we lose on Saturday and start preparing for next season now. 
    To be fair I imagine Steve Gallen has a split personality at the moment

    The moment the window was closed he's probably been spending every minute of the day putting squads together for both the Championship and League One - If he's been sitting on the beach instead waiting to see what league we're in first, I'd want him sacked!!
  • edited April 29
    shine166 said:
    To go up, we'd need to win 5 of our next 6. I kinda hope we lose on Saturday and start preparing for next season now. 
    To be fair I imagine Steve Gallen has a split personality at the moment

    The moment the window was closed he's probably been spending every minute of the day putting squads together for both the Championship and League One - If he's been sitting on the beach instead waiting to see what league we're in first, I'd want him sacked!!
    Well yeah I very much doubt they are waiting until we are done, but there's a big gap between what each league needs... so working on both must be a nightmare. There's also which of our own players are offered deals or not too. We know chucks can do a job at this level, even when never fit.. but you wouldn't want him in your championship squad. 
  • We're all talking about making the playoffs...but does anyone really think we are good enough to win promotion!?  I'd love to think we could but I'm not sure we have the balls...
  • CafcWest said:
    We're all talking about making the playoffs...but does anyone really think we are good enough to win promotion!?  I'd love to think we could but I'm not sure we have the balls...
    I expect the fans of most of the other potential play-off contender are similarly nervous about their chances of going up given that none of them are on unbeaten runs of any significance: 

    Lincoln - D W W W L W
    Sunderland - L L L D D L
    Blackpool - D D W L L W
    Portsmouth - L D L L W D
    Oxford - L W W W L W
    Charlton - W W D L W D

     
  • edited April 29
    We're going to need something special to win our home games.....

    Get a crowd behind the West stand, match streamed on Big Dave's phone and cheer the team on from there (all whilst 2m away from another person of course and full face masks etc 😉) 
  • Feeling confident re Charlton. We have never lost to Lincoln at home in the league(mind you we haven’t beaten them since 1961 in the league as not played them), never lost to Accrington  away (two games) and not lost at home to Hull since 1985! I need a job!
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  • shine166 said:
    To go up, we'd need to win 5 of our next 6. I kinda hope we lose on Saturday and start preparing for next season now. 
    to split hairs we don't, once in the play offs you don't actually need to score another goal.
  • In my head we have no chance. But then you look at it and if we beat Accrington on Saturday and Portsmouth and oxford lose we then only need 1 win from the final 2 games to guarantee play offs. 

    This league is is utter shite, sadly I think we will be here again next year.
  • edited April 29
    kentred2 said:
    Feeling confident re Charlton. We have never lost to Lincoln at home in the league(mind you we haven’t beaten them since 1961 in the league as not played them), never lost to Accrington  away (two games) and not lost at home to Hull since 1985! I need a job!
    We had a 100% win record against Crewe before Tuesday
  • shine166 said:
    To go up, we'd need to win 5 of our next 6. I kinda hope we lose on Saturday and start preparing for next season now. 
    to split hairs we don't, once in the play offs you don't actually need to score another goal.
    So we need to win out next 3 games and win 2 penalty shootouts ? I think that's even less likely than 5 from 6 in normal play lol  
  • edited April 29
    shine166 said:
    To go up, we'd need to win 5 of our next 6. I kinda hope we lose on Saturday and start preparing for next season now. 
    see too many comments like this - why on earth would anyone want us to lose saturday ?!?! - people saying start preparing for next year like we're gonna stroll to automatics.....sod that, I want to go up this year, never mind the (different) squad issues that would bring.

    I think we'll win Saturday and then draw Tuesday and go down to the final day, whether we'll have enough or not remains to be seen (I think we do). But one thing you can guarantee, none of the other play off contenders would fancy facing us in the play offs I'd bet
    It's just realism, Plymouth was a blip in our favour and crewe was more like us. Obviously I want us to go up, but I'm bored of starting the season with excuses or on the backfoot. I never said its a gimme next year either.
  • shine166 said:
    shine166 said:
    To go up, we'd need to win 5 of our next 6. I kinda hope we lose on Saturday and start preparing for next season now. 
    to split hairs we don't, once in the play offs you don't actually need to score another goal.
    So we need to win out next 3 games and win 2 penalty shootouts ? I think that's even less likely than 5 from 6 in normal play lol  
    Hope to play Pompey in the semis & get Marquis to score an OG.
  • Other possible play off teams are Lincoln, Sunderland, Blackpool, Oxford and Pompey...

    Of course we can win them of we get there.  Tall order but fingers crossed.
  • edited May 1
    Pompey in the drivers seat. If they win next weekend, they’re in.

    If they fail to win, Oxford need to only better their result to jump above them.


    We have to win both games to have any chance - four points won’t be enough thanks to goal difference. Two wins and hope both Portsmouth and Oxford fail to win. It’s a big ask.
  • Pompey in the drivers seat. If they win next weekend, they’re in.

    If they fail to win, Oxford need to only better their result to jump above them.


    We have to win both games to have any chance - four points won’t be enough thanks to goal difference. Two wins and hope both Portsmouth and Oxford fail to win. It’s a big ask.
    Too big an ask.8

    I'm not even bothering to watch iplayer on Tuesday. Will follow it on Sky but can't watch another 90 mins of that rubbish.
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  • Pompey in the drivers seat. If they win next weekend, they’re in.

    If they fail to win, Oxford need to only better their result to jump above them.


    We have to win both games to have any chance - four points won’t be enough thanks to goal difference. Two wins and hope both Portsmouth and Oxford fail to win. It’s a big ask.
    Too big an ask.8

    I'm not even bothering to watch iplayer on Tuesday. Will follow it on Sky but can't watch another 90 mins of that rubbish.
    You know we're not on the BBC right?
  • Pompey in the drivers seat. If they win next weekend, they’re in.

    If they fail to win, Oxford need to only better their result to jump above them.


    We have to win both games to have any chance - four points won’t be enough thanks to goal difference. Two wins and hope both Portsmouth and Oxford fail to win. It’s a big ask.
    The simulations indicate that, even with two wins, we will only have a 41% chance of a Play-Off place.

    The one consolation is that we now know where we will be next season and can proceed accordingly.

    The failure to get rid of Bowyer at Christmas has cost Sandgaard a year of his seven-year plan.  What he and Adkins do next will be crucial if the dream is to unfold.
  • I thought 73 74 75 points were meant to be enough for the play offs 
  • I thought 73 74 75 points were meant to be enough for the play offs 
    We have some deluded fans on here. I got shouted down a few weeks ago when I said we needed at least 75 points. "Nah, you're wrong mate. In the past 72 or 73 has been enough". Yeh.....that might have been enough when the top 2 were getting 90+ points & therefore beating everyone around them. Not this season where the points have been spread out amongst everyone. 
  • edited May 2
    Don't get too ahead of yourselves. That number's still 73 and Pompey & Oxford haven't won next weekend yet. If we win both of our next games, get 74 points and miss out then that's very disappointing. It's a been a weird season all around.
  • We've won 6 home games all sesaon and now have to win two in a week and then hope other results go our way.
  • iaitch said:
    We've won 6 home games all sesaon and now have to win two in a week and then hope other results go our way.
    When you put it like that..
  • Miracles do happen I suppose!!!
  • Win on Tuesday and it goes to the final day, anything can happen in one round of games. If we beat hull and oxford and Portsmouth don’t win then we’re in playoffs.

    i really don’t think it’s going to happen but would be nice to still have a little hope/excitement on the final day even if it ends up short-lived.
  • edited May 3
    Agree, you want to take it to the last game and have a bit of excitement.

    We've come so close but the last two drawn games may have just put it out of reach.

    Plus all the teams around us winning on Saturday didn't help.
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