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Re: Football World Cup
« Reply #75 on: July 15, 2018, 17:29:07 PM »
At least France's keeper wants to make a game of it (even if the ref didn't)!

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Re: Football World Cup
« Reply #76 on: July 15, 2018, 20:04:09 PM »
I have a sneaking feeling that the French will come away with the trophy this time round...
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Re: Football World Cup
« Reply #77 on: July 15, 2018, 22:02:18 PM »
An entertaining final, but Croatia were very unfortunate to go in behind at HT to 2 goals that came directly from very dubious decisions. Not thrilled to see France win it, but they did what they had to do I suppose.

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Re: Football World Cup
« Reply #78 on: July 16, 2018, 07:28:13 AM »
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Re: Football World Cup
« Reply #79 on: July 16, 2018, 09:23:18 AM »
A few final thoughts...
A great tournament. I really enjoyed it
VAR was better overall than I expected, obvious errors not withstanding.
I hate diving, rolling around, playacting, timewasting.
Players should not be allowed to "crowd" referees. A couple of carrds would soon stop them.
No crowd trouble that I'm aware of (in Riussioa), Maybe fear of the security services has helped.  :-X
England
Better than expectedPostives
We got out of the group with a game to spare.We won a knockout game for the first time in agesWe won a penalty shootoutNegatives
We're far from world beaters, but have a basis to build onDesperately need a world class player
Alan Shearer and the rest of the media need to calm down
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Re: Football World Cup
« Reply #80 on: July 16, 2018, 22:26:38 PM »
A few final thoughts...
A great tournament. I really enjoyed it
VAR was better overall than I expected, obvious errors not withstanding.
I hate diving, rolling around, playacting, timewasting.
Players should not be allowed to "crowd" referees. A couple of carrds would soon stop them.
No crowd trouble that I'm aware of (in Riussioa), Maybe fear of the security services has helped.  :-X
England
Better than expectedPostives
We got out of the group with a game to spare.We won a knockout game for the first time in agesWe won a penalty shootoutNegatives
We're far from world beaters, but have a basis to build onDesperately need a world class player
Alan Shearer and the rest of the media need to calm down


Perfect summary; 100% agreed on all counts.
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Re: Football World Cup
« Reply #81 on: July 17, 2018, 12:28:06 PM »
So what about Qatar 2022 then? Personally I'd like to see The FA boycott it with the chaos it's going to cause with our domestic season. That's assuming we qualify.

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Re: Football World Cup
« Reply #82 on: July 17, 2018, 13:34:44 PM »
So what about Qatar 2022 then? Personally I'd like to see The FA boycott it with the chaos it's going to cause with our domestic season. That's assuming we qualify.




Still find it hard to believe that a Country smaller than Wales hosts between Russia ( Biggest Country ) and Canada/US ( Next 2 biggest ) joining forces with Mexico ( in top 20 on size ) and now FIFA are suggesting all future tournaments should be shared ( which I don't disagree with ) - just wonder exactly how much Blatter personally profited from Qatar winning the bid as on no other level does it make sense to host the tournament there.... :-\

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Re: Football World Cup
« Reply #83 on: July 17, 2018, 13:55:29 PM »



Still find it hard to believe that a Country smaller than Wales hosts between Russia ( Biggest Country ) and Canada/US ( Next 2 biggest ) joining forces with Mexico ( in top 20 on size ) and now FIFA are suggesting all future tournaments should be shared ( which I don't disagree with ) - just wonder exactly how much Blatter personally profited from Qatar winning the bid as on no other level does it make sense to host the tournament there.... :-\


I think, per capita, Qatar is the the richest nation on Earth.  Won’t be anything to do with that will it?  :-\
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