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  • Couldn’t think…. The next part

    I do this most years and have so far forgotten, but here are some potential appearance milestones this season:

    Aaron Cresswell will very likely reach 300 games for the club. He's currently on 294 club appearances, so I can see him making it to the milestone by the end of August.

    Michail Antonio will probably make it 250 (he's on 229 currently) but that's less of a round number so probably less important.

    Declan Rice will make it to 200 games. Currently sitting on 196, so that will happen this month.

    Lukasz Fabianski (140) and Pablo Fornals (131) will almost definitely get to 150. It's also very possible that Tomas Soucek (106) and Jarrod Bowen (104) will make it to the same milestone if they stay free of injuries this season.

    If he doesn't get sold, I'd expect Said Benrahma (82) to get the 18 appearances required to make it to 100 for the club. And then injury dependant, there's a strong chance that Craig Dawson (74) and Vladimir Coufal (71) do the same.

    And the last possible appearance milestone (other than debuts) is Ben Johnson potentially reaching 100 appearances. He'll have to make another 41 appearances to get there, but seeing as he's backup at right back, left back and centre back, it feels like there's a chance he can make it. I also think the 5 sub rule will help him to get there this season.

    In terms of goalscoring, Michail Antonio currently has 61 goals for the club, which makes him tied 21st top goalscorer for the club (with Billy Bonds and Bill Robinson). He needs one more goal to tie with Mark Noble in 20th, and could conceivably reach 15th by scoring 11 goals this season (19th - Viv Gibbins, 63, 18th Julian Dicks - 65, 17th Carlton Cole - 68, 16th Trevor Morley - 70, 15th Paul Goddard - 71).
  • The Big Europa Conference League Adventure 2022-23

    This game marks the day of my retirement after 54 years of work. I will watch it in uber-relaxed mode
  • Other matches 13th - 15th August

    Is is just me or is the City bench pretty weak? Obviously there’s Stones, Bernardo and Grealish, but after that it’s just kids
  • Other matches 13th - 15th August

    Both Villa & Everton, nothing to write home about
  • The Transfer Window

    I don’t think Depay is very good either
  • Forest 🌳 v Hammers ⚒ - Sunday 14th August, 2pm

    We are full of surprises
  • Forest 🌳 v Hammers ⚒ - Sunday 14th August, 2pm

    Maybe Onana compared Rice, Soucek and Downes with Doucoure, Allan and Gomes and reckoned he'd have more chance of getting into the starting XI at Everton
  • Welcome Cornet

    I think this is the most exciting signing of them all imo.
  • The Big Europa Conference League Adventure 2022-23

    BT sport has a Euro conference game listed as live next Thursday. Says TBC but presumably it's us

  • Forest 🌳 v Hammers ⚒ - Sunday 14th August, 2pm

    I think Forest are going to take a while to gel as a team, they are still not used to playing together and they made a lot of errors against Newcastle

    Six players made their first team debut last weekend and its possible that another three will be in the starting XI for the first time tomorrow with just three players from last season's squad

    If we don't win this I will be very surprised