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Exiled in a Foreign Land

Started on 22 July 2012 by Akash
Latest Reply on 31 July 2012 by Kiwi
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My apologies if my constant FM Skin changing has ruined your eyes, but I've been experimenting with a few, and am still trying more of them. Keep reading.
This is a great, great story. Knew you would do well in China.

Tell your Chinese players to 你避嘴啦 whenever they start getting rude. ;)
I think you're going to enjoy in China.
Good story Akash. Enjoying your Asian adventure very much.
#60496 Glenn T : This is a great, great story. Knew you would do well in China.
Tell your Chinese players to 你避嘴啦 whenever they start getting rude. ;)

My Chinese adventure is just getting started. I thought you would be a little annoyed I didn't jump to Singapore.

#60499 Gurdit : I think you're going to enjoy in China.

I am already enjoying. :-)

#60500 sniper99 : Good story Akash. Enjoying your Asian adventure very much.

Thank you for your very first comment, sniper. Hopefully you will continue reading if/when I move on to a different continent.

Strikers, strikers and more strikers


With our midfield problem seemingly solved because of two well-scouted signings, it was now time to focus our attention towards an Asian striker. There were a lot of Brazilians, Dutch and African strikers playing in the league, but if we could somehow find a Chinese/Korean striker with talent paralleled by none in the league, he would be a gold mine - and I thought I had found this gold mine.
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- It took a long drawn negotiation and a lot of promises regarding future sales to get Keun-Ho for money that seemed acceptable to the club. He wasn't the youngest striker in the league, but he was one of the very best. If we could get him firing on all cylinders, he would be worth twice or thrice his value next year. Football might be about winning, but the club owners see it as a business. Money makes them happy, and signing him would surely put a smile on their faces, as well as the fans.
Unfortunately, that didn't work out so well.
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- No big deal. So what if we couldn't sign a Korean established star, we will get a Japanese youngster transfer listed by the European club, Vitesse.
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- It doesn't feel too good to be rejected.
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Finally, after more than a month, our board returns with three choices for a parent club in Europe.
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- With all three clubs equal in every respect, it all came down to the money they were offering, and there was one club that blew the other out of the water in that respect.
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While I was busy getting the door shut on my face, trying to sign strikers for our club, the higher authorities went for the draw of the AFC Champions League group stage. Here is the group given to our side:
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Goal Coast United was predicted to finish 4th in the A-League this season, and the media predicted for them to be the whipping boys of the group.
Okayama FC and I have a history. They were the ones who were responsible for Incheon Korail to be out of the Champions League last season.
Seoul FC and I have an even better history, with them being the cream of the K-League.

- This wasn't going to be easy, but with a good schedule and the talent we had on offer, we could get through this group.

Champions League Group Stage
Match 1

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- Gilberto was in form yet again. This guy is something special. Hermoza also made his debut in this match, and didn't have a bad game.
Google translate tells me it is "you avoid the mouth"? I'm not sure Chinese would find that offensive.

Best to talk about your father's wife, providing your parents aren't divorced and remarried.

#60496 Glenn T : This is a great, great story. Knew you would do well in China.

Tell your Chinese players to 你避嘴啦 whenever they start getting rude. ;)
great result against Gold Coast . probably nothing more than u expected though . could this be the start of a fairytale run ?
No it's "shut up" actually lmao.
#60616Glenn T : No it's "shut up" actually lmao.

#60616Kiwi : Google translate tells me it is "you avoid the mouth"? I'm not sure Chinese would find that offensive.
Best to talk about your father's wife, providing your parents aren't divorced and remarried.

#60496 Glenn T : This is a great, great story. Knew you would do well in China.

Tell your Chinese players to 你避嘴啦 whenever they start getting rude. ;)


I will incorporate both of these suggestions in my story somehow. You know what, I'll do that in the next update itself.


#60618 toonman8589 : great result against Gold Coast . probably nothing more than u expected though . could this be the start of a fairytale run ?

I sure hope so, but Gold Coast are nothing compared to the challenge Seoul and Okayama provide. I will two wins against the Aussie team and a couple of lucky draws against the other two sides to have a chance at qualification.
避嘴 means "shut up", 你避嘴 literally means "you shut up". ;)

Or if you want something more offensive, go for 你是一个屁股洞 - literally means "you're an arsehole" haha. Sadly there aren't many vulgarities that can be used in the Chinese language :P
你的母亲 is about the worst Chinese cuss word I know of....

It did make all the Chinese that I work with laugh though.

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