Leicester miss deadline by 14 seconds!!

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  1. ernie78

    ernie78 Well-Known Member

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  2. barry

    barry Poch love

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    I bet it gets sorted
     
  3. riggi

    riggi Well-Known Member

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    Good fucking ****s.
     
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  4. Shadydan

    Shadydan Well-Known Member

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    The drugs wore off then :sneaky:
     
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  5. Bensonrecon

    Bensonrecon Active Member

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    Funny watching people moan about it being 14 seconds late. Doesn't matter. Not like FIFA dropped the deadline time announcement 2 minutes before it closed like some Worldwide supermarket Tannoy announcement of a limited run store bargain. Don't like the cutoff point? Get your business done in time like every one else
     
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  6. talkshowhost86

    talkshowhost86 Mod-Moose Staff

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    Exactly. According to some on here we only start our transfer window at 10.50pm on Deadline Day and we still manage to get it all done.
     
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  7. ValenciaYid

    ValenciaYid Well-Known Member

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    You should see the size of Levys clock.......
     
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  8. Col_M

    Col_M Pointing out the Obvious

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    I like this rule. No room for misinterpretation like FFP
     
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  9. mpickard2087

    mpickard2087 Fantastic Member

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    Alright they are the ones who put themselves in that position leaving the deal to the last minute, but I do think this is a bit harsh. If only FIFA was so zealous on racism, corruption etc....
     
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  10. hughy

    hughy I'm SUPER cereal.

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    I know it's all hypothetical, but it'd be interesting to know if they would have been more lenient had it been United.
     
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  11. Phantom

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    Its good that this has been flagged prior to him playing games so we don't have that bodged solution to the issue of West Ham and their Tevez deal.
     
  12. WalkerboyUK

    WalkerboyUK Well-Known Member

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    Entirely Leicester's fault as far as I'm concerned.
    Clearly they didn't want to submit paperwork until they knew Drinkwater had signed for Chelsea, but they could have submitted it, then cancelled if the Drinkwater deal fell through.
    Sky were reporting that they were in talks to sign the player during early afternoon, so it's not like it was a decision made at 10.59pm to try and get him.
     
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  13. rockyhotspur

    rockyhotspur Active Member

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    Maybe their fax machine wasn't working properly?
     
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  15. Spurger King

    Spurger King can't smile without glue

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    A lack of speed has certainly been a problem for them since they won the title.
     
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  16. Nine while nine

    Nine while nine Taking a room at the Imbecile Hotel

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    Scenes in the Leicester press conference as a clearly emotional Craig Shakespeare gets the news...

     
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  17. Lilbaz

    Lilbaz Just call me Baz

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    They almost made it.

    For some reason you never hear ambulance drivers saying this.
     
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  18. ERO

    ERO The artist f.k.a Steffan Freund - Mentalist *****

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    Signing we signed Rafa five past six!
     
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  19. bubble07

    bubble07 Well-Known Member

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    Harsh on the player

    He is the one screwed
     
  20. 'O Zio

    'O Zio Well-Known Member

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    Exactly. They can say what they like about it being "only" 14 seconds but the fact is you shouldn't be messing around trying to get it all sent off that close to the deadline anyway. Just because the deadline is at 11pm (for argument's sake) doesn't mean you have to send it bang on the deadline, that's the absolute latest you need it sent by. No excuse from Leicester really, absolute amateur hour. Zero sympathy from me.
     
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