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Title: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 09:39:16
Enjoyed watching France v S. Korea. Rather like watching a PL team play a league 1 team very one sided and that Renard No.3 for France is clearly a danger in the air. Must have started life in a growbag being feed all sorts of stuff sheís a big unit height wise for sure.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Batch on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 09:47:21
Ashamed to say I've no real interest in it. I know I should, but can't.

Until we get to the semi final, obviously


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Reg Smeeton on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 09:54:39
Ashamed to say I've no real interest in it. I know I should, but can't.

Until we get to the semi final, obviously

I'm glad its there and hope that all those who play and like LL watch enjoy it.  However there's only so many hours in a day and mine are taken up with other pursuits.  Would like to see England win, but they've Phil Neville as coach, so probably won't.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Bob's Orange on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 10:09:09
I watched a bit of the game, which was quite enjoyable. Iíll tune in for the England games and will dip in and out when there isnít anything else on I want to watch (which is quite often).

I hope itís a success.

Also, for people who go onto twitter and moan how there is womenís football on the tv, why not either watch something else, or do something else? There is plenty on the tv I donít like, but to just have a moan about it is pointless and makes you look like a twat!


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 10:20:18
The Womenís game has come a long, long way in recent years. Of course there will always be a difference, after all however much legislation there is to make us equall Ďyou cannot change the laws of physicsí as Scottie said on the Starship Enterprise, however in this instance it is the law of evolution. Making some minor adjustments based on that this tournament should be enjoyable to watch. Like my mate I also hope England win, unlike my mate I donít give a rats arse who the England manager is. The documentary on TV the other day, a behind the scenes look if you like was interesting and backs up my comment about how far the game has come for the women.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: RedRag on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 10:32:26
Enjoyed watching France v S. Korea. Rather like watching a PL team play a league 1 team very one sided and that Renard No.3 for France is clearly a danger in the air. Must have started life in a growbag being feed all sorts of stuff sheís a big unit height wise for sure.
Beautiful curler from outside the box by Henry for the fourth.

Wendy Renard, apart from being about 2' taller than the Koreans, actually heads a ball with more skill and timing than many top level, male central defenders.

Should France and the USA (champions) top their groups, they will face off in a Qtr. Final.  Not sure if that might help the Lionesses.  One game at a time.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: normy on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 13:49:11
Just about to watch Germany vs China. Enjoyed the games so far. What with the Cricket World Cup and the speedway World Championship also on TV, I'm hardly missing League football.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Abrahammer on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 14:04:58
Would like to see England win, but they've Phil Neville as coach, so probably won't.

Based on what? Hasnít he done quite well with this team so far

I donít confess to know much about this form of the game (donít enjoy watching the slow non physical style of it personally), however I caught that documentary the other night and though he sounded pretty clued up.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 15:26:18
Nice strike from Gwinn, well taken. 1-0 Germany


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Reg Smeeton on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 18:27:05
Based on what? Hasnít he done quite well with this team so far

I donít confess to know much about this form of the game (donít enjoy watching the slow non physical style of it personally), however I caught that documentary the other night and though he sounded pretty clued up.

Neville is part of the Salford "fairytale"  I don't thhink you'll find too many Div 4 fans liking them this season.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 19:04:36
Neville is part of the Salford "fairytale"  I don't thhink you'll find too many Div 4 fans liking them this season.

Childish, sorry but it is how I view your comment.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Abrahammer on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 19:20:31
Neville is part of the Salford "fairytale"  I don't thhink you'll find too many Div 4 fans liking them this season.

I know that, itís got nothing to do with how he will get on as a manager though


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Reg Smeeton on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 19:26:04
I know that, itís got nothing to do with how he will get on as a manager though

It just seems to me that he got the job because of playing for ManU for a bit, rather than any record of success in women's football.... or men's for that matter.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 19:32:57
It just seems to me that he got the job because of playing for ManU for a bit, rather than any record of success in women's football.... or men's for that matter.

And the previous manager?


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Reg Smeeton on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 19:35:50
And the previous manager?

Samson had led Bristol to runners up in the league and two FA Cup finals....


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Abrahammer on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 19:42:02
It just seems to me that he got the job because of playing for ManU for a bit, rather than any record of success in women's football.... or men's for that matter.

Fair point and probably some truth in that, he does seem to be doing quite well so far though


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: pauld on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 20:09:31
It just seems to me that he got the job because of playing for ManU for a bit, rather than any record of success in women's football.... or men's for that matter.
Doesn't invalidate what he's done since being in charge or the achievements of the team as a whole who have done really well. For once, I'm with Legends, childish and petty attitude


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Reg Smeeton on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 20:16:22
Doesn't invalidate what he's done since being in charge or the achievements of the team as a whole who have done really well. For once, I'm with Legends, childish and petty attitude

Fair enough, I don't post comments expecting agreement... so I'll leave it with what I said previously, hope the players and you fans all enjoy the tournament, hope England win, but don't think they will with Neville in charge.   I know that's all controversial...


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: pauld on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 20:18:42
Fair enough, I don't post comments expecting agreement... so I'll leave it with what I said previously, hope the players and you fans all enjoy the tournament, hope England win, but don't think they will with Neville in charge.   I know that's all controversial...
Ah my apologies, I'd misread your original post as hoping they wouldn't because Neville was in charge. My bad. As you were.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Arriba on Sunday, June 9, 2019, 11:05:12
Don't know why they bother having goalkeepers in the women's game. They all seem to be abysmal. Virtually anything on target seems to go in. They all seem way to keen to try to come for the ball when it's fired into the box and fluff it up all the time too.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, June 9, 2019, 11:38:19
If anyone is interested the England pre tournament documentary is on BBC1 @ 3pm. You can then asses Mr. Regimortisí comments about Mr. Nevilleís suitability to be manager of the Womenís national team.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, June 9, 2019, 16:55:52
Fair play to both Eng & Sco Ladies. Showed the men how to sing an anthem. Good start.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, June 9, 2019, 17:11:14
Harsh penalty decision but the new rules are the new rules. 1-0 England.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Arriba on Sunday, June 9, 2019, 18:37:13
Whatever the result. 8 for Scotland is the best player on the park by a mile. Great touch, awareness etc. Miles ahead of the rest of em


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, June 9, 2019, 19:11:41
Not a classic I think but to win your first game is vitally important and the lionesses did just that.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Bathtime on Monday, June 10, 2019, 15:38:12
Slow motion version of the game....perhaps if they made the pitches a tad smaller or played with a couple more players it might generate some interest...that penalty was even more ridiculous than the Liverpool one in the C.L final...FFS.. :doh:


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 18:39:27
Just heard the official song for the England women's World Cup team.

Steam Irons on a shirt.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Matchworn Shirts on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 21:37:07
A note to Jonathan Pearce of the bbc who is currently having a wankfest; it is irrelevant if you win a lucky 1-0 or demolish a crap team 10-0 in the first match of the group stages.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: REDBUCK on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 23:53:12
Yes he and the whole group of ladies commenting did rather get uneccesssrily over excited as did some of the USA team with each goal celebrations after the 7/8.

All slightly embarrassing when the opponents were obviously so much weaker.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Super Hans on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 09:32:56
Yes he and the whole group of ladies commenting did rather get uneccesssrily over excited as did some of the USA team with each goal celebrations after the 7/8.

All slightly embarrassing when the opponents were obviously so much weaker.
Thought this as well. Dancing in the dugout when you're 11-0 up isn't a good look.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: pauld on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 09:46:49
Thought this as well. Dancing in the dugout when you're 11-0 up isn't a good look.
Probably a better look than being on the other end of that scoreline though. Shocker for the Flashheart-ettes! Clearly a more experienced right back was required.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: thedarkprince on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 09:57:28
I know there's an argument that teams like Thailand won't improve if they don't play against the best but that was just embarrassing.

Shocking goalkeeping too...


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: jayohaitchenn on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 10:05:54
Just watched the highlights, why are the goalies so shit?


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Abrahammer on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 10:07:56
Shocker for the Flashheart-ettes! Clearly a more experienced right back was required.

Not sure what to make of the US, on one hand they played a RB with 100+ caps so maybe their name is on the cup.

The flip side is they have a 30 year old keeper experienced keeper and we know you can only win with a young kid in goal


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: pauld on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 10:58:52
Not sure what to make of the US, on one hand they played a RB with 100+ caps so maybe their name is on the cup.

The flip side is they have a 30 year old keeper experienced keeper and we know you can only win with a young kid in goal
Enough speculation, let's deal in FACTS* - what does a detailed statistical analysis of the correlation between USA results at the Women's World Cup and 30 yr old keepers since the 1960s tell us? Only then, and by ignoring any possibility that the game may have changed at all in that time or any nuance of context, can we truly appreciate the Zen of FACTS*, Padowan.




*NB FACTS may not actually be factual


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Mother Brown on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 21:12:59
Just watched the highlights, why are the goalies so shit?
Difficult playing in slingbacks.
Don't want to break a fingernail.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, June 16, 2019, 18:22:41
Endler playing a blinder in goal for Chile.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: horlock07 on Monday, June 17, 2019, 15:54:02
Endler playing a blinder in goal for Chile.

The Argentina keeper had a blinder against us.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Mother Brown on Monday, June 17, 2019, 20:59:59
Why no male half time pundits ?


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Monday, June 17, 2019, 21:06:29
Why no male half time pundits ?

In this modern world of equality sexism only works one way and sadly mate youíre on the wrong side.


Title: Re: Womenís World Cup
Post by: Richie Wellen-Dowd on Monday, June 17, 2019, 21:14:25
Why no male half time pundits ?

Pipe down, Rebekah.