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« Reply #15 on: Friday, June 7, 2019, 05:59:39 »

Who the fuck is Declan Rice?

An Irish youth player
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« Reply #16 on: Friday, June 7, 2019, 06:51:26 »

You don't get 10 million for the FLT. Important for confidence in my opinion. The next one of these will be taken very seriously.

Doesn't feel like a real competition to me, each to their own I suppose.
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« Reply #17 on: Friday, June 7, 2019, 06:58:36 »

I switched on 10 mins into the game. At no point did I think England were capable of winning it. I thought it was a very poor performance against an average Dutch team.
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« Reply #18 on: Friday, June 7, 2019, 08:50:49 »

Meh.

Won't be dissecting that too much. Two individual errors.

Central midfield letting us down again in terms of controlling a game, simply don't have the players required in that position.

That's the problem, no real class in midfield.... Rice as a holder, was semi OK, certainly not terrible. We could have done with Harry Winks, he's the sort, who can retain possession.  The other imponderable, is Foden, is he as good as the hype? Think it's probably too much to expect him to be ready for next summer.   You could make a very decent side out of a combined Anglo Dutch outfit.
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« Reply #19 on: Friday, June 7, 2019, 09:12:30 »

Awful...

I fly out Saturday PM...luckily hedged my bets and got a third place play off ticket.

Look out for the flag.

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« Reply #20 on: Friday, June 7, 2019, 09:20:28 »

I switched on 10 mins into the game. At no point did I think England were capable of winning it. I thought it was a very poor performance against an average Dutch team.
Yup. Brief moment of hope with the offside goal, but would have been a travesty. Meh, it's the national teams answer to the InterToto Cup, would have been nice to have won it, but no more a major trophy than the womens' side winning the SheBelieves Cup last summer.
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« Reply #21 on: Friday, June 7, 2019, 09:43:45 »

Nevermind, if the Dutch win they can put it alongside their solitary European Championship win and their three Olympic bronzes and pretend they are a major force in world football
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« Reply #22 on: Friday, June 7, 2019, 09:46:52 »

Nevermind, if the Dutch win they can put it alongside their solitary European Championship win and their three Olympic bronzes and pretend they are a major force in world football
Like we do on the back of a 50-year old World Cup win?
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« Reply #23 on: Friday, June 7, 2019, 10:13:11 »

Like we do on the back of a 50-year old World Cup win?

I don't think "we" applies to matchworn.
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« Reply #24 on: Friday, June 7, 2019, 10:16:55 »

Awful...

I fly out Saturday PM...luckily hedged my bets and got a third place play off ticket.

Look out for the flag.

Swindon Town FC...on tour since 1879

..... and the pork pie hat  Smiley
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« Reply #25 on: Friday, June 7, 2019, 10:39:21 »

Like we do on the back of a 50-year old World Cup win?

Excuse me....

FIFA World Cup
Winners: 1966
Fourth place: 1990, 2018

UEFA European Championship
Third place: 1968, 1996

Regional:
British Home Championship
Winners (54): (including 20 shared)
Rous Cup:
Winners: 1986, 1988, 1989

Other:
FIFA Fair Play Trophy:
Winners: 1990, 1998

That looks pretty much like the record of a world force to me.....!
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« Reply #26 on: Friday, June 7, 2019, 10:44:37 »

Excuse me....

FIFA World Cup
Winners: 1966
Fourth place: 1990, 2018

UEFA European Championship
Third place: 1968, 1996

Regional:
British Home Championship
Winners (54): (including 20 shared)
Rous Cup:
Winners: 1986, 1988, 1989

Other:
FIFA Fair Play Trophy:
Winners: 1990, 1998

That looks pretty much like the record of a world force to me.....!

you forgot Le Tournoi de france in 97! Wink
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« Reply #27 on: Friday, June 7, 2019, 10:56:16 »

I don't think "we" applies to matchworn.
Ah yes I forgot Smiley
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« Reply #28 on: Friday, June 7, 2019, 13:34:41 »

..... and the pork pie hat  Smiley

Might take my lightweight one!
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