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    (Original post by Wilfred Little)
    More prestige in Europe, yes.
    But Chelsea have twice as many major European trophies as Forest
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    (Original post by difeo)
    But Chelsea have twice as many major European trophies as Forest
    So what? They are major honours but not as prestigious as the European Cup. The Europa League is the second division of Europe and the CWC doesn't exist any more.

    Forest have won the holy grail twice. Chelsea would swap their CWC and EL for what Forest have.
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    (Original post by Wilfred Little)
    So what? They are major honours but not as prestigious as the European Cup. The Europa League is the second division of Europe and the CWC doesn't exist any more.

    Forest have won the holy grail twice. Chelsea would swap their CWC and EL for what Forest have.
    They're obviously worth less but don't play them down too much, you were just asking for a list where they're worth the same as the CL.

    The CL is more prestigious than the European Cup (better teams), more recent wins count for more, and reaching the latter stages but not winning still contributes. All of that means Chelsea easily have more European prestige.
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    (Original post by Dirtybit)
    I won't complain about Liverpool being the 5th best club in the world
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    (Original post by Jimmy Seville)
    The whole 'playing the Man United way' their fans bleat on about is the most pretentious and pathetic thing in football tbh.
    That coming from Jimmy Saville
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    (Original post by James.Carnell)
    They have not won the most European Cups/CL... Liverpool have won several more even within the British Isles

    Bayern, Real Madrid, Barca... all bigger for various reasons in the present day. The only way you'd say that Man Utd are comparable is the tonnes of mindless fans abroad.

    I even think AC Milan are a bigger club... they've won 7 European Cups... That is more than twice the amount Utd have won.

    They have been the most dominant club within the British Isles domestically but to most journos that must mean the whole world... righttt... It's the usual delusional media drivel that fools us into thinking we are still dominant on the world stage in club football.
    They arent, but they are one of the biggest.
    The Forbes list and the Deloitte reports are the recognised rankings of which club is the biggest in commercial terms. It's about money, just like other businesses.

    United are third at the moment, but theres a chance with the new TV deal they could go top according to Deloittes.


    Manchester United, who failed to qualify for either Champions League or Europa League last season, slipped from second to third following a year-on-year drop in revenue.
    However, Deloitte said their "strong commercial growth" and "ability to agree impressive new sponsorship deals", such as the £75m-a-year Adidas kit agreement, compensated for a lack of European football.
    With the new £5.1bn television rights deal starting from 2016-17 season, Real Madrid would come "under increasing pressure" next season and in future years, added Deloitte.
    The wealth of the Premier League - mainly due to strong broadcasting deals - means 17 Premier League clubs feature in the top 30.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/35359350
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    (Original post by Redflag99)
    That coming from Jimmy Saville
    Who's Jimmy Saville?
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    (Original post by Jimmy Seville)
    Who's Jimmy Saville?
    that paedophile
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    (Original post by Redflag99)
    that paedophile
    And what relevancy does he have to me?
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    (Original post by Jimmy Seville)
    And what relevancy does he have to me?
    Jimmy Saville - Jimmy Seville

    you copied his name -ish
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    ^damn this guy's good
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    (Original post by Redflag99)
    Jimmy Saville - Jimmy Seville

    you copied his name -ish
    It's my name followed by favourite southern Spanish walled City...
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    (Original post by Jimmy Seville)
    It's my name followed by favourite southern Spanish walled City...
    That's you in the profile picture isn't it

    Are You Moh in disguise

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    (Original post by Lúcio)
    I won't complain about Liverpool being the 5th best club in the world
    They aren't though lmao. The trophies are just part of the justification. Sorry.
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    (Original post by Dirtybit)
    They aren't though lmao. The trophies are just part of the justification. Sorry.
    Y u do dis?
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    (Original post by sr90)
    That's you in the profile picture isn't it

    Are You Moh in disguise

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    Makes sense why he calls himself after a nonce.
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    Nobody has ever claimed we're the biggest in the world. Biggest in England yes, probably 4th globally.
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    (Original post by Zayn is Bae)
    Not sure if srs but Chelsea have a CL AND an EL, they didn't even win the CWC.


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    What you on about, they won it twice.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/1997...Winners%27_Cup
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    (Original post by Wilfred Little)
    What you on about, they won it twice.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/1997...Winners%27_Cup
    Yeah my bad. Got Villa and Forest mixed up for a second and thought it was Villa who had won it twice not Forest, hence the edit. Chelsea bottled the CWC recently though.


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    (Original post by Zayn is Bae)
    Yeah my bad. Got Villa and Forest mixed up for a second and thought it was Villa who had won it twice not Forest, hence the edit. Chelsea bottled the CWC recently though.


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    The CWC hasn't existed for nearly twenty years? It was merged with the UEFA Cup (now EL) in the late 90s.

    You must be thinking of this - http://m.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/19423702
 
 
 
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