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Postby uncle_monty » Wed Oct 18, 2006 11:16 pm

Crewe lost 2-1 to Bristol City last Satuday. Now that just isn't funny.
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Postby elko » Thu Oct 19, 2006 10:26 am

uncle_monty wrote:Crewe lost 2-1 to Bristol City last Satuday. Now that just isn't funny.

Oh, but it is! I forgot to ask, did you go?

I didn't, but I'm going to Forest on Saturday, we should have about 4,000 there - if we win we go top.
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Postby Grim O'Grady » Mon Oct 23, 2006 9:20 am

c'mon Crewe on Wednesday night!

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Postby Cracked Pleasures » Mon Oct 23, 2006 8:49 pm

Brann-Rosenborg 1-3...

We won the clash, and the league!! Well, two games to go and 6 points ahead of Brann, plus 12 goals more scored. The chance to miss out on the new league crown, is practically unexisting. We are back, back at nr 1!
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Postby yandee » Tue Oct 24, 2006 6:39 am

Oh my god! Something really awful happened that weekend. The manager of the Austrian football team "Sturm Graz"...

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...had to anounce that he ruined the whole club. They're broke now, but in the late 90s they were really great...even in the Champions League...well what what a black day for Austrian football. If only the other days weren't that dark
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Postby The Boy with a thorn in his side » Sun Oct 29, 2006 10:00 am

Anyone playing fantasy football this year?

Emo FC are on the up and up!
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Postby Grim O'Grady » Mon Oct 30, 2006 3:51 am

here's the Strangeways league


1 Bref FC

2 Manky Wanderers

3 Jaydee's lonely Morrissey fan club

4 Capote FC

5 Barafundle Bumblers


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Postby Bref » Tue Oct 31, 2006 10:17 pm

Grim O'Grady wrote:here's the Strangeways league


1 Bref FC

2 Manky Wanderers

3 Jaydee's lonely Morrissey fan club

4 Capote FC

5 Barafundle Bumblers


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:D all going according to plan.

Did anyone watch Chelsea tonight? Good result, nice goals by both teams but a horrible performance - diving,fouling, mouthing off to the ref. Barca were at it too. Not a nice game
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Postby Grim O'Grady » Tue Oct 31, 2006 10:21 pm

missed it (fortunately by the sounds of it) so it was trick or treating eh?
Congrats on topping the table Bref

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Postby Cracked Pleasures » Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:17 pm

ROSENBORG ARE CHAMPIONS AGAIN!!! Finally after more than 2 years I have a reason to celebrate in football... we're back, and next season: back in Europe!



I wrote this for my blog:



Rosenborg has seized the power again in Norway. In the second last game of the Norwegian season 2006, it has become 100% official. In fact the championship trophy was a certainty already last week, when Rosenborg beat the last competitors Brann 1-3 and took a 6 points lead on top of the table. With also a goal difference of +13 goals more than Brann, the champions title was in fact decided yet last week, but in theory of course we needed 1 more point to be also sure in terms of mathematics. This certainty came today in our own "theatre of dreams", the snow-covered Lerkendal in Trondheim.

Opponents today were Viking FK from Stavanger, a team struggling to survive in the top division of the Tippeligaen. The team, traditionally one of the teams just below the top, had a disastrous season so far and seemed to be doomed to relegate, A new manager/coach a few weeks before the end of the season, seemed to turn around things however as Viking suddenly started winning their games. However, as also Tromsø IL started winning games since star striker Sigurd Rushfeldt returned home to North Norway, Viking was still in a very difficult struggle to survive.

RBK by the way also had a succesful "change of manager" earlier on the season: halfway the season we were 10 points behind Brann, and manager Høgma suffered from a nervous breakdown and overdose of stress. Rosenborg agreed to send Høgmo on sick leave, and assistent Tørum took over temporarily. It seemed back then that we would be very happy to clinch a spot in the UEFA Cup, and a new championship trophy (the 14th in 15th seasons after Valerenga last year finished our record run) was out of question. However, since Tørum took over we lost not a single game (apart from the semi final in the Norwegian cup) and won almost every game since late June. Combined with Brann having their own nervous breakdown as well and throwing away their lead, RBK seized the power again and is now one point away from a new championship title. Høgmo meanwhile returned to the front, however, in order not to break the concentration of the players in the decisive weeks, it was agreed that Tørum would stay in charge until the end of the season.

Lerkendal today was a typical decor for the Mid-Norway area around this time of the year: covered with snow (though the snow was cleared off the field before kick-off) and the game was played in harsh weather while the snow was pouring down. This is North Europe at its best, and a unique decor to celebrate a football trophy.

Viking, struggling to survive in the Tippeligaen but in great shape since the new manager took over, showed from the beginning that they did not travel north to just defend and counter. However, it was Rosenborg making most pressure in the early stage of the game, an øyvind Storflor cross from the right was almost headed in the own goal by a Viking defender. Goalkeeper Aspe saved. Another Storflor cross, this time from the other side, was headed just past the far post by Iversen.
RBK was in control and took an early lead: Marek Sapara, last week's match winner with a brilliant free kick at Brann, took another free kick, this time quite far from goal and from the far right side of the pitch. The ball looked like a cross at first sight but was let through by all defenders and Rosenborg strikers, and disappeared in the far side of the net. 1-0 Rosenborg!

Viking however didn't just lay back and let it happen. A long ball from Stavanger reached Ijeh at the border of the penalty zone, Ijeh lobbed the ball over Hirschfeld who had left his goal, but Riseth was back fast enough to head the ball out of the empty goal and in corner. While running for the ball, Riseth would have pushed away a Viking striker trying to reach the ball first, or so the Viking players claimed. The referee made the correct decision of only allowing a corner and no penalty kick, and Gaarde received a yellow card for protest.
However, danger was not over, as the corner reached that same Gaarde whose header was blocked by Hirschfeld, the rebound was blocked in corner by a defender. And this corner also resulted in mayhem in our defense, as a Viking shot from just outside the box had to be blocked by the defense.

Viking didn't give our defense any time to breathe and kept coming. In the 18th minute, Søren Berg brilliantly passed our defenders and finished his run with a shot from 20m which ended perfectly in the corner of the net past Hirschfeld. 1-1 and a well-deserved equaliser for Viking, which actually made it harder for us at home than last week Brann did in the away game.

Although a draw was enough to secure the title, the black-and-whites did try to force a new lead. A shot from Steffen Iversen went just past the far post. But also Viking kept on coming whenever possible, a corner from them was not cleared well and the resulting shot from just inside the bock deflected onto a defender and just past the far post. Relief for the mighty Rosenborg who were facing a very well-playing opponent that never gave the impression of being close to relegation. A new cross from Viking resulted in a header that missed the goal however.

1-1 at half-time in a difficult game for us, while the snow was coming down badly now above Lerkendal. The loyal Rosenborg support, showing up in very big numbers for the championship celebrations, had a reason to scream hurray just before half-time when the news reached Lerkendal that competitor Brann was 0-1 behind versus HamKam. While the players of Rosenborg and Viking were already in the dressing rooms for half-time, ex-Rosenborg striker Thorstein Helstad would equalise for Brann though, meaning that also in Bergen a 1-1 score at half-time was reached.

Although the draw would be enough to celebrate the title officially, Rosenborg did chose to further seek more goals after half-time. This proved almost succesful when a Solli lob over the defense reached a teammate who, eye to eye with Asper, however shot the ball in the wrong side of the net. On the other side, Berg took a Viking free kick from just outside the box, the ball was curved well past the wall but blocked by Hirschfeld and cleared in corner by the defense. A Rosenborg offense resulted in a low cross reaching a player in front of goal, who volleyed the ball just over the bar from close range.
Meanwhile our former striker Helstad was striking again when he brought Brann onto a 2-1 lead.

Viking didn't get as much grip on the game as before half-time, but still managed to cause danger to our defense on regular basis. The hard-working Søren Berg took his chance from over 25m, but the shot just passed the far post.
Tørum decided to bring in some more offensive power and replaced Storflor by our top talent Daniel Braaten, on the bench just like last week because of a mild injury.

Rosenborg further sought the goal, and in the 68th minute the attempts proved succesful: the constantly threatening Solli launched a perfect cross from the left side, Iversen controlled the ball just inside the bux, turned around and perfectly shot the ball into the upper corner. 2-1 and the celebrations really started!
A few minutes later Iversen came close to a second goal, when Dorsin launched a perfect cross from the right side, Iversen was left alone by the Stavanger defense and headed in the ball from close range, Asper saved the ball with a very fine reflex. Another cross from the left was extended to Iversen at the far side of the box who headed the ball only centimeters past the far post.

The third goal came however, and made especially goalkeeper Matthias Asper not look good... Rosenborg took a free kick on the right side and dropped the ball into the box, where Asper grabbed the ball without any problem. Running forward to throw the ball back into play, he suddenly dropped the ball out of his hands, and saw how Strand lobbed the ball from 17m over the goalkeeper and defense into the empty goal. 3-1 and big protest from the Viking goalie, who claimed his arm was being held while running, which would have resulted in dropping the ball. The referee did not give any listen to the protests and Rosenborg's new victory was secured.

The frustrations with Viking now grew, and resulted in a very mean tackle by Gaarde who targetted Sapara. Gaarde, already having received a yellow card for foul language, received his second yellow card and Viking had to finish the game with 10 men.
Not much happened after that, as the audience and players were already focussing on the big celebration to come. However, in injury time a pass reached Braaten inside the box, who controlled the ball well, turned around and shot the bal hard into the net via the post. 4-1 and the celebrations now truely got started.

The final whistle came less than a minute later: it is official now, ROSENBORG BALLKLUB are champions of Norway again!! 2 years after winning the 13th-in-a-row domestic title, and one year after finishing 7th in the most disastrous campaign of the last two decades, RBK was celebrating the 20th domestic league championship in its existance. A great efford for the Trondheim side who had won practically every game since Tørum took over as interim coach. Last year, we ended at 7th spot and nearly relegated, while Valerenga from Oslo was celebrating the league championship. It seemed like the end of an era for us, and when being in 3rd position halfway the season with 10 points behind Brann, it seemed we would just be happy with a UEFA Cup slot and like the Norwegian league the coming years may not come our way again. Almost four months later, the unexpected happened and we are celebrating the league trophy again, nr 14 in 15 seasons, nr 20 in total. This is not the end of an era for Rosenborg, but hopefully the beginning of a new era of Rosenborg triumphs!

Today's game just had it all. Great atmosphere, lot of goal attempts, two teams going for it 100%, a unique snow-swamped decor, and the ultimate joy in the end when the new triumph was assured. Football can be good.

While the black-and-whites and the crowd (who were outstanding vocally throughout the game) were having a party in the snow-covered stadium, you still have to feel sorry for Viking somehow. The team we saw today has found a new spirit and is absolutely not the sort of team that deserves relegation. Despite playing in our own familiar Lerkendal, Viking gave us a harder nut to crack than so-called title competitors Brann did in their own home. Had Viking switched manager a few weeks earlier, they may not be in this mess right now.
However, they are in VERY VERY BIG troubles. With one game left, Viking is on a relegation spot and can only hope their rivals drop points next week.
The big winner at the bottom is Tromsø. Playing their last home game in a snow-covered and dark Alfheim Stadium far above the polar circle (Tromsø are actually the only professional team in Europe above the arctic circle), Tromsø won 1-0 versus Start and gained a very very important 3 points which now assures them a very good chance of maintainance in the top flight. While the Tromsø players celebrated the vital win by having a snowballs throwing at their core support, Viking knows that even a win may not be enough to avoid relegation, as Tromsø now have their fate in their own hands.
For Molde, 10 years ago our biggest rivals for the league title, it looks very very hopeless. Molde are last from bottom, and lost with a humiliating 8-0 score today at Stabaek... relegation is now almost sure for them. We win the league ourselves, while the old arch-rivals are going down to second division ; life can be full of simple joy sometimes.

Valerenga and Lillestrøm botrh won their away games today and may decide next week who claims the 3rd spot that entitles UEFA Cup participation. For Lyn that battle is over after a 1-2 loss versus Fredrikstad at Ullevaal.
But who cares anyway about the others. Rosenborg are champions again, and that's all that matters. After a one year break, the league trophy is heading home, home to Lerkendal. Manchester United, Barcelona, AC Milan, Bayern Munich: we are back, see you next year in the Champions League!
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Postby Cracked Pleasures » Fri Nov 03, 2006 6:03 pm

Some very nice results in Europe now...


FC Copenhagen - Man United 1-0 (very good publicity for Scandinavian footie)
Arsenal - CSKA Moscow 0-0
Z. Waregem - Sp. Prague 3-1 (without full professional team, leading the group!)


Just a pity Maccabi Haifa (friends of Rosenborg) didn't surprise at Rangers. Disgusting that someone really felt the need to run onto the pitch with a Palestinian flag :angry:
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Postby Cracked Pleasures » Sat Nov 11, 2006 8:55 pm

CLIFTONVILLE FC - DONEGAL CELTIC FC : 0-0
(played 11/11/2006 at Solitude, Belfast, approx 1100 spectators)

Today was a bit of a historical event in Northern Irish football. For the first time in more than 50 years, or maybe for one of the first times ever, a Belfast city derby between two teams labelled 'nationalist' was being played. Cliftonville FC was taking on newly-promoted Donegal Celtic at their home ground Solitude.

Bit of backgrounds maybe: Cliftonville FC was founded in 1879 and is the oldest club in Northern Ireland and even the oldest club in the whole of Ireland. Dublin's Bohemians was founded shortly after, but Cliftonville were the very first ones. They also occupy one of the oldest grounds in Europe, the magnificent Solitude stadium which was built in 1890 and whose main stand has hardly changed ever since. Cliftonville were not founded with any political background, the mainly nationalist support came as a coincidence when the North Belfast area of Cliftonville Road (close to the notorious New Lodge) became populated by mainly catholic families. The club has no sectarian backgrounds at all, contrary to what some may believe.

Donegal Celtic is a relatively new name. The club was founded in the early seventies in the West Belfast district of Suffolk Road. Donegal Celtic have NOTHING to do with the legendary Belfast Celtic. Belfast Celtic, the extremely popular club which used to attract tenthousands of fans and became almost iconic (the club has been defunct since 1949 but still has a fanclub), has folded its football team in 1949 due to sectarian violence. Donegal Celtic have nothing to do with the former Belfast Celtic, the only things they truely share are the green-white hooped shirts and the name Celtic. Donegal Celtic were named after the streets in the area who all bear the name of towns in county Donegal, and of course the Celtic part was taken from the Scottish legendary team. Donegal Celtic spent the first decades of its existance in the amateur leagues as -again- sectarian problems made the Irish FA decide not to accept the team until 2001. In 5 years time the team then reached the Premier division, although it was a close one when their ground (which can be compared with the average 6th division ground in Belgium or Holland) was first not accepted into the Premier division. A minimum of upgrades later however, the Irish FA decided to give green light, and this meant that for the first time in 57 years there's a new Celtic team in the Premier division.

Today's historical game was played in the equally historical decor of Solitude. The ground has been built in 1890 and the big stand hardly changed ever since. As a consequence, the stand shows some problems caused by the hands of time: the roof is not very waterproof, the wooden benches and walls could use some new paint and a clean-up, and the stairs to the stand and the toilets almost look like they were never looked after in 50 years: just very old walls and stairs and hardly any light. It's like a travel back in time, to the days football was still a sport and not a business. The stand is old, very old, and it shows. Also, the terraces behind the one goal, are equally delapedated, with some weeds growing over the steps and a very old roof and fence that probably already served before the second World War.

And still, I always come back to Solitude with great joy. I will probably be disagreed upon by 90% of the football fans in the world, but I adore this sort of stadium. It may be dirty, delapedated and looking as if the roof will come down any time, but this sort of stadium has something you just don't have in new stadiums. New stadiums all look like each other, they have no soul, no history. Stadiums like Solitude are like a trip back in time, you really still feel the football atmosphere here like in the good old days, every single corner of this stadium breathes football, the sort of football from before it became a business. This is a stadium with history, with a soul, a stadium which existed almost as long as the club and where the club's big successes were booked. I love this sort of stadium yes. I have been to Nou Camp, to Old Trafford, to Celtic Park... but none of them have the charms like those old authentic grounds. I love Solitude, I always love coming back there. It may be delapedated and maybe fans of big modern clubs will even laugh at it, but I hope it never will be modernised. The atmosphere and the feeling of this ground are unique, it may not be comfortable and big but it's authentic and charming, like an old castle. The only improvement would be a clean-up, because the corridors and toilets are like they've last had their clean-up just before the end of the fifties. But in general, I love it.

The surroundings are very charming as well. From the stand you look out over the hills, and over an artificial pond used by the water supplying services (or, as our group called it, "Cliftonville Bay" to make it sound a bit more attractive than it really is). The one downside of a pond next to a stadium is the icy winds coming from the water, especially because the side of the lake happens to be the one side without stand: nothing to even stop the wind... Winter games can be harsh at Solitude, but guess a very cold winter evening in an old stadium like this has its strange charms as well.

The game then...

Cliftonville started the season as a tidal wave rolling over the opposition. They remained unbeaten longer than any other Irish League team, eventually losing to Dungannon 3-2 when the season was over 2 months far. They are currently joint second with fellow North Belfast side Crusaders, just behind leaders Glentoran from East Belfast. To complete the Belfast domination, South Belfast side Linfield are close behind Cliftonville. Cliftonville had their ultimate joy already when they won 0-3 at Linfield at the opening game of the season, beating the bitter rivals in their own home.

Donegal Celtic is mid-table currently and still unbeaten in away games. Next week they receive Linfield at home in what will look a tiny bit like Northern Ireland's own old firm (at least, that's how the press will make it look!). For the "Wee Hoops" it's a return to Solitude where they beat Institute 3-1 in the first leg of last season's play-off for promotion to the Premier. The game, which was delayed twice due to waterflooded pitch, was played at Solitude due to the problems with Donegal Celtic's own ground. They have good memories of Solitude for sure, as it was here that DC opened the door to the Premier division.

Cliftonville took control of the game fastly and pressed DC back against the wall, however this resulted only in a lot of crosses and corners. Which was surprising: Donegal Celtic gave a very nervous impression in the defense, often clearing the ball in a very panic-esque wise, and their goalkeeper Declan Brown had problems with every cross. The goalkeeper also had some very bad goal kicks, almost leading to more Cliftonville opportunities. However, Cliftonville refused to use the opportunities to really cause danger, and they let Donegal Celtic slowly grow in the game. The first chance was even for the Wee Hoops, when a shot from just inside the penalty zone went over the bar. The Reds also saw a few shots from distance missing their target. One of them was a very nice collective attack over 3 players outplaying the DC defenders, but when the final pass reached a player in excellent shooting position he half missed the ball and saw the shot going wide.

The biggest chance for the Reds before half-time came when a nice pass put two Cliftonville players face to face with Brown, but first the ball sticked a bit to the muddy surface and a defender could just block, the rebound was saved nicely by Brown. The DC goalkeeper became stronger, just like his team itself also had grown into the game. They even got a very big chance just before halftime when Ciaran Donaghy launched a perfect header from a corner, C'ville goalkeeper John Connolly just managed to push the ball over the bar. Cliftonville also had a free kick from over 25m just over the bar.

After halftime the game saw two teams more equally strong, and with more chances. However, although Donegal Celtic now was well organised and participating well in the game, the main chances were for the Reds. A nice volley from outside the box was saved by Brown, who also suddenly started grabbing every cross with ease. The best opportunity for the Reds came just past the hour, when poor defending by Donegal Celtic saw Mark Holland breaking through the defense and coming face to face with Declan Brown, who could do nothing other but to get him down. A well-deserved penalty for Cliftonville who had the ideal opportunity to break the spell. However, Liam Fleming saw his penalty kick saved by Declan Brown, while the rebound was cleared in corner. A new penalty heroic for Brown, in exactly the same goal as where he saved an Institute FC penalty during the promotion play-off last season.

Donegal Celtic however were also not without chances, although their chances came rather accidently. First a long cross from the right side was let through by everyone in the box and Connolly had to dive the ball out of the far corner to prevent a lucky goal. Shortly before time, Gavin Melaugh launched a new cross from almost the same position, this time the ball accidently falling in the closest corner of the goal, but John Connolly just managed to push the ball away from the goal line, seeing a defender blocking the rebound. Donegal Celtic may not have had any true chances in the second half, but both those bad crosses accidently became very serious threats to the Cliftonville goalie.

The game finished in a 0-0 draw, which is a bad result for Cliftonville: they see Glentoran and Crusaders running away on top (both winning their games) while Linfield takes over the third spot after an easy win versus Larne. Of the top sides, only Portadown also dropped points (1-1 at home to Distillery). For the Wee Hoops this draw retains their unbeaton record away, which is a nice achievement with the clash versus Linfield upcoming. Cliftonville may be not pleased with the 2 points dropped, they can be very pleased with the public attention for this game: over 1000 people came to Solitude despite the bad weather, which is a very high number for Irish League standards.

Next week Belfast sees yet another derby: Donegal Celtic play Linfield at home, 57 years after serious violence during the game against Linfield forced Belfast Celtic to fold. Next week the 'new Celtic' is facing that same Linfield, in a Northern Irish league which during the last years has walked away from sectarian violence. Next week we hopefully see the ultimate proof of that, when a Celtic team and Linfield can play each other in an atmosphere or renewed friendship.
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Postby Cracked Pleasures » Tue Mar 06, 2007 3:13 am

Almost half a season further and no updates? :blink: :ph34r:



Anyway, it's a two-horse race between United and Chelsea. Place your bets everyone!

Although Utd look good this season, I still bet on Chelsea. United still need to go to Stamford Bridge and they've had too many lucky wins (goals in the last minutes etc) lately, that luck does not last. Chelsea grow back to their best form and will win it with a very small margin.

At the bottom all is decided. Bye bye West Ham, a team I thought would battle for Europe... And Watford really looked bad this season.

And I will wisely shut up about Villa, because I feel equally ashamed as the last couple of seasons. I thought O'Neill would turn the tide, but... oh well, we're staying up, guess that's all to hope for for Villa fans these days :unsure:
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Postby Truman Capote » Tue Mar 06, 2007 4:18 am

I think Manchester United is gonna win. I watched the game between Man U and Liverpool, what a game and what a way to win a match! I love when a team wins a match like that being at the top of the table... it's a very good sensation. After that match, I decided that Manchester United is the only team to win the league.
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Postby yandee » Tue Mar 06, 2007 7:00 pm

We just had some riots going on in Vienna after a the Vienna city darby between Rapid Wien and Austria Memphis (they're now called Austria Magna, but I don't give a shit :D ) Like ten people imprisoned and a lot hurt. Sad sad sad, but it has always been that way :(

Haven't been out to support my team for half a year now, bbecause I'm just to busy and all the fans I know are now gone studying. Anyway we're now 3rd (still 5th league, but we're making our way back from the dead).

Sp. s u n Tore Diff. Pkt.
1 SV Sierning 14 9 4 1 28 : 12 16 31
2 Union Weißkirchen 14 8 5 1 31 : 20 11 29
3 SK Vorwärts Steyr 14 8 1 5 32 : 15 17 25
4 SC Marchtrenk 14 4 8 2 25 : 17 8 20
5 ASKÖ Schwertberg 14 6 2 6 24 : 20 4 20
6 Union Putzsleinsdorf 14 5 5 4 22 : 22 0 20
7 ASVÖ Gallneukirchen 14 6 1 7 28 : 27 1 19
8 Union Naarn 14 5 3 6 24 : 24 0 18
9 ASVÖ Freistadt 14 4 6 4 16 : 18 -2 18
10 Union Lembach 14 4 4 6 22 : 30 -8 16
11 ASVÖ Asten 14 4 3 7 19 : 29 -10 15
12 Union Baumgartenberg 14 4 3 7 11 : 21 -10 15
13 Union Pichling 14 4 2 8 17 : 31 -14 14
14 TSV Ottensheim 14 3 1 10 20 : 33 -13 10

WHOOO!!! :D
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