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come on guys the daily football threads are wretched
after your savaging
what will they do to thailand D:
trying to work out why Germany looked so average and Norway much better than expected.
because they were messing with their bobble and then laughing?
They wouldn't be laughing if a guy was adjusting his shin pad.
Long answer; it's vaguely understandable as it's novel, but still no. Although I'd guess a male player would get a bit of stick if he was messing with an alice band.
but how the hell do people play with confidence on that surface. It REALLY hurts if you slide on it. I've had my knee ripped to shreds on it.
my stream died as i was typing that and i missed the goal
or norway have started, i can't work this match out
hup hup! holland are so shit
also, that was pass of the tournament
Go Steel Roses!
Ivory Coast vs Thailand has been pretty entertaining, both sides absolutely going for it. Plus goal line technology success!
third thai goal. check the highlights. i'm not exaggerating
Couple of great missed sitters too.
was touch and go, she was about 4 yards behind the defender but benefit of the doubt.
and the three other defenders who missed the slowly bouncing ball
look where the lino is!?!
why don't the bbc do reports on thailand games? fucking dickheads
althoguh given my connection to them I can take it. Worrying that we let them back in but it was a sublime pass and free kick to boot, not worried about progressing to the knock out stages.
their communication is terrible though. Every 50/50 ball has got at least two white shirts throwing themselves at it.
Brill goal that.
that England are so shit D:
blatantly gonna be a 0-0 though and leave england with played 2, won 0, scored 0. seems familiar....
God bless Jonathan Pierce, he's giving this river of shit a bloody good go
and the french keeper :D
this world cup is great.
although there are a lot of thumpings in women's football.
she is really good, though.
slightly less great goal now
some really top technical players in the Mexican attack.
Great game, shame nobody with a life is watching it.
but just started watching before the first goal, and have become hooked. Such bad defending, but end to end stuff at least!
Epic sinokiwi duel
Delighted to see my team go through, but my word that was a shocking penalty decision.
to the refereeing. All referees are banned from NZ for 100 years
but never mind. WORLD CUP
A win for all of Africa!
the England women
ROBOT WARS: England appeal for the penalty! It's been given!
(You don't have to narrate absolutely everything, you know...)
and that's all he really understands
but Toni Duggan is smoking hot.
Peter Crouch compressed by two thirds.
and by done I mean lose in a terse, joyless 1-0.
Can remember the month that things happened but not the year? Really bizarre.
Ooft that France 5th looked tasty
Just takes him out ages to work out the years from the Roman numerals.
They were all in total agreement, and all wrong.
But they're worried her marriage to A Spanish centre back would be a conflict of interest
She's my name hero
that free kick
RIP Ms. Neymars.
is Mr Neymar dead again?
France are good. I want them to beat Germany.
That video was great, tbf
England beat a technically superior team with smart tactics and sheer fitness, basically. I think Samson's quietly done a really good job with squad rotation, looked like the conditions affected the Norwegians a lot worse towards the end. They could easily beat Canada with a similar display.
enjoyed it a lot more than England men's matches, not sure if because they've disappointed me so bitterly in the past, if it was the novelty, or if it was genuinely entertaining. poss a bit of all. really impressed by Scott when she came on, totally galvanised the team.
the whole 'experience' of watching it was so heartening - having been patronised by men for loving football for years ("I didn't think girls could like football that much" or [after discussion] "Hey, she's actually a real fan!!" or just being completely dismissed are commonplace), I really can't underestimate how thrilling it is to see the camera pan across the audience and the majority of the crowd is female, to hear female voices on the commentary, to see a majority of women pundits in the studio. made me feel all glowy actually.
potential humdinger currently taking place
i.e. robots, with access to video replays
And thus Germany shall get to the semi-finals :(
That means Germany are going to win doesn't it? Dammit.
always nice when that happens. can sit back and watch your teammates fuck it up, but smugly
being efficient and clinical in well-rehearsed situations.
USA showing themselves up by not having won this already.
Knock it around better than anyone. They're just quite small and easy to bully for the American ultra-athletes
France would *destroy* the USA
given they've just shown themselves the best team in the world bar calamitous lack of mental composure, which the USA would probably exploit
Call me persephone again and I will knock you around m8
Germany v France
BATTLE OF THE TITANS OF OLD EUROPE
USA v China
England v Canada
FIGHTING COMMONWEALTH MATES
Australia v Japan
QUITE NEAR EACH OTHER
are out, and we now have to fill a France sized hole in the tournament.
If England win tonight, hopefully it will all get a bit 1986 (for those of us old enough to remember it) and there'll be proper, prime time, news coverage of the build up to the Semi Final .
very well with Steven, Stevens, Reid and Lineker all in the squad. We went out in the Quarters though to Maradonna's hand. Did you mean 1990? When we made it to the semis? Heartache all the same.
Anyway, I saw a brilliant Taylor Swift gig and will watch the match at home. I've a bet on England to win 2-1. I have a feeling if not that scoreline, we'll beat them but a sneaky goal.
Is there a dr in the house?
(Also, RIP the late Neymar's chums)
Robot Wars doesn't care!
The Canadians will pull out all the stops now. Worrying.
Happpy with that goal are you?
but i don't think jonathan pearce is a very good commentator
is definitely working so far. England's defending has been hilariously panicked as well but Canada can't take advantage of it unless it's handed to them on a plate. Should see it out if they can discover some nerve.
manages to be smart and passionate and not annoying, get her on MOTD next season pls
needing to refer to notes!
a 2-1 lead obviously at half time. Our leaky defence and Canadian momentum is worrying me. I'm enjoying late drinking whilst watching England play these matching. I hope we hold on.
£1 bet on the current scoreline.
She was the last defender there...
Stoked Canada so hard we made them all cry. ROOOOAAAAAAAAAAR
but now we've got a shot of winning the thing, I'm totes on board.
on England to win 2-1. I've done that all tournament and it's worked for their last four matches against Mexico, Columbia, Norway and Canada. I've made a small but nice return on the 2-1 scorelines.
Reckon Germany will puncture the crowd's exuberance with an early goal and then hold onto it, gimlet-eyed. They know a good idea when they see one.
I predict that Germany will try to gimlet-eye their way to victory but America will win it with a couple of moments of brilliance.
was just getting ready to http://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-a-badly-shaved-young-man-sleeping-with-a-blindfold-jeune-homme-mal-13034898.html
at 22/1. I should have picked a slightly lower odds scoreline especially after their long match with France.
Like most I weigh up odds vs return. I had 14/1 for England to win 2-1 against Canada. A sort of gimme. I think 2-1 Germany was around 8/1 and I got greedy and went for 3-1. £14 for another goal was worth the chance at the time. Obviously not if it ends up 2-1.
Good time to make a cup of tea I reck.
extremely generous yellow
Don't think Germany thought through their "play passing football until we get to the edge of the area and then absolutely batter it into Row ZH" tactic.
she was absolutely fucking atrocious and borderline unlistenable. why doesn't she go and MARRY the usa ffs
It's not like you can sleep, anyway.
I think Japan will win but I thought I'd be patriotic with my bet.
it's Polytan LigaTurf RS+CoolPlus World Cup Edition 260 W ACS 90 Bionic Fibre Infill (FIFA recommended 2 Star), you DICK
Then we'll pump it straight to your keeper. No fucks given.
and england's fucking abysmal left-back 80%
(I realise she's a(n) RB)
bless you Sue.
the England manager will be played by Ryan Gosling
the only one that was a penalty was missed
Moral high ground: regained
and she still dived
i just hate the refs rly
whey o whey o
she's too good at football
the man has patchy brain functionality
Not you ohgood though, you didn't tweet your support. Dick.
England women like the men simply can't keep possession though.
turned up to 11
please win it normal time I want to go to bed
Cracking the woodwork in an unthreatening manner the most times.
forward to a possible final on Sunday. So so cruel. Just our luck that we hit their woodwork twice during the game and the third time we hit the woodwork was an own goal from the underside of our bar.
in (a short) time. The England's men team are paid shit loads of money, media savvy (although it doesn't show often) and are constantly exposed to abuse on Twitter and Facebook. On most occasions it's water off a duck's back in the men's game. I hope idiots on FB and Twitter keep their shit snide comments to themselves with this match. Bassett feels bad enough without being further slated by morons. Best wishes to her. Such a cruel stroke of bad luck.
but it was magnificently English
England being England
struggling to feel much sympathy for the team as a whole after our penalty
win the THIRD PLACE medal tonight
GTR Turf/Shaw Sports Turf Powerblade Elite 2.5-S with Hydrochill system :)
GTR Turf/Shaw Sports Turf Powerblade Elite 2.5-S with Hydrochill system
Polytan LigaTurf RS+CoolPlus World Cup Edition 260 W ACS 90 Bionic Fibre Infill (FIFA recommended 2 Star)
Xtreme Turf by Act Global
Chile-Argentina on the laptop.
GOALS GOALS GOALS!!
to get Sampson to bring on Kirby
And the inevitable German victory
MEANWHILE, for those who wanted penalties, Chile - Argentina has gone thataway
Check out who the only England representative to get a mark higher than 8/10 for the tournament was:
Bronze 9, Sampson 8 obv
But it is lovely our girls have a manager who knows long-ball so well
Only one of them is a footballer
I'll go for 7-1 like the Brazil-Germany semi last year.
but you reckon usa to only get 3 more in 70 mins? we shall see!
but I'm home now *spins clacker*
thought i'd say that here while you're watching
will pass that on to Tarpy, who is a close friend of mine
Don't think even that was quite as bonkers as this though.
Did not expect this to happen at the final.
once they took off that defender. she'll be pensive
late boozing whilst watching this tournament. Great fun overall.