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« Reply #840 on: Sunday, June 3, 2018, 09:42:31 »

surely we'll get out the group..
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« Reply #841 on: Sunday, June 3, 2018, 10:22:15 »

I thought first half we looked composed and not too bad compared to so many pervious England games but the 2nd half was poor, we will get out of the group and maybe even to the quarters IMO but we don't have enough, as normal with England, to get any further.

Unlike Hoddle I was not overly impressed with Lingaard, I thought Kane looked knackered and got lucky with his goal but did not threaten at all otherwise. Sterling runs around but doesn't know what to do when he is in a dangerous position, reminds me a lot of Anderson for us.

Defensively I thought we looked ok for 80% of the game and Pickford is way better than Hart in goal.

Trippier didn't add much to the game, I liked Young at wingback though. I thought Dier broke up play fairly well but offered little going forwards.

For me the poorest player on the pitch was Alli who looked like a 3rd division footballer at times, caught in position, his passing was rubbish and never got into any threatening positions around their box.

Oh and I am probably the only one but I thought Nigerias kit was shocking, like up chuck splatter.
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« Reply #842 on: Sunday, June 3, 2018, 13:36:59 »

I like that without fail, for pre WC warm up games a couple of random teams from the same region as the group opponents are always chosen. Never mind that the playing style might be completely different.

Also don't understand the current obsession with the midfield holding position.
I'm terms of England, the qualification is lack of pace and the ability to pass sideways & backwards.

Quite liked the Nigeria shirt.
We should get something similar as an away kit.....
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« Reply #843 on: Sunday, June 3, 2018, 18:16:46 »

I like that without fail, for pre WC warm up games a couple of random teams from the same region as the group opponents are always chosen. Never mind that the playing style might be completely different.

Also don't understand the current obsession with the midfield holding position.
I'm terms of England, the qualification is lack of pace and the ability to pass sideways & backwards.

Quite liked the Nigeria shirt.
We should get something similar as an away kit.....
Agree about the kit for next season.
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« Reply #844 on: Monday, June 4, 2018, 07:43:45 »

I see one of those big hearted Bookies is offering the chance to win £100m at the World Cup.

All you have to do is predict the result of every single World Cup game - W, L or D.

What could be simpler
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« Reply #845 on: Monday, June 4, 2018, 11:53:14 »

Peter Crouch...

https://twitter.com/petercrouch/status/1003333872082440192
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« Reply #846 on: Saturday, June 9, 2018, 11:41:38 »

Jermaine Defoe doing a pretty good job of showing what's right with football this morning....
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« Reply #847 on: Saturday, June 9, 2018, 12:28:00 »

Jermaine Defoe doing a pretty good job of showing what's right with football this morning....

Cheers for that, a piece of dust flew into my eye while I was reading about it...
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« Reply #848 on: Friday, June 29, 2018, 13:09:20 »

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jun/29/hillsborough-police-commander-david-duckenfield-to-face-manslaughter-trial
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« Reply #849 on: Friday, June 29, 2018, 13:18:26 »

Hopefully they get that cunt bettison to stand trial as well.
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« Reply #850 on: Saturday, July 21, 2018, 13:46:01 »

Good on them.

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« Reply #851 on: Saturday, July 21, 2018, 13:54:10 »


Think I'd rather avoid him and his 'representatives'
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« Reply #852 on: Saturday, July 21, 2018, 17:36:21 »


So he won’t be coming here then.
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« Reply #853 on: Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:24:34 »

Last night's Scottish League Cup result

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44916496

Finally, the gag is a reality!
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« Reply #854 on: Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:38:45 »

Last night's Scottish League Cup result

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44916496

Finally, the gag is a reality!

I remember Forfar 5 East Fife 4.... Jan 64
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