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Can we do it?
I think so. COME ON!!!!!
thats where a bit of optimism gets you. Why don't people try believing in the team for once, see where that gets us?
that I can recall. Compare the team to those of the last World Cup (Hargreaves / Butt / Mills etc) and I think we're in a much much stronger position, if we can stay injury free. The key is obviously Brazil though. At some point if we're going to win the World Cup, we're probably going to have to play them, and I really don't think we're strong enough to beat them...
are we playing in the world cup? but we haven't trained, or anything. can i play in defence please?*
*sorry to genuine football fans for poor 'joke'
I don't think you'll win it but at least you're there. You do realise though that we'll have to endure all kinds of bollocks in the press before, during and after it.
is the volume of cars driving round with those stupid England flags flying out of them already. And on my trip to Asda tonight, I spotted a pretty big section of England branded shite, (including inflatable hand flags!!). As excited as I am about the World Cup, this is ridiculous...
find driving around your own country waving an England flag slightly bizarre? Liek, WOW, you mean you're ENGLISH? REALLY? That's amazing.
its good to see people proud to be English, even if it is superifcial and sports-based.
but lets not get political. i smell a semi-final loss to the Argies.
near my parents with a fuck-off big union jack in their garden. in the occupied territory of rural buckinghamshire they understandably need to preserve their cultural identity
win, I have a 'feeling'.
and i hope Brazil don't win it.
cos scotland will win.
"So, do you reckon we will do it this year?"
"Naw, naw, I think we have a chance this year. We've got a good line-up, I mean if you compare our line-up to anyone else in the world..."
"We'll lose to Brazil in the quarters like we always do."
"Oh come on! Where's yer pride?"
But then, if you look at our first XI compared with others in the world, we're pretty strong. Thing is, you can't legislate for injuries to players like Rooney or Gerrard. Still, we'll probably only lose to the bloody Brazilians in the quarters again, eh?
which is good as they will win the world cup.
Well they make the final every 12 years anyway and the last time they made it was 1994...
their defence is ageing...
old men aren't sexy. that's a LAW OF HE-MAN. and he's a master of the universe.
any member of the Italian national team if I woke up next to them in bed, especially if they were wearing that sexy strip...
I wouldn't call Zambrotta, Nesta, Grosso and Zaccardo too old, perhaps hitting their prime...
Well Matterazzi is the wrong side of 30 anyway...
i don't really know the team now, but their truly world class group is well past prime now.
though buffon in net still counts for a lot...
But he's only about 30 as well.
If Totti is fit and Toni carries on scoring for fun who knows eh?
It can't be any stupider then my Italy theory.
the home nation or one of the big 4. The only nations to win it outside of their own country are: Brazil, Italy, Germany & Argentina. Seeing as it's in Germany it will only be won by one of these teams*
*There's also Uruguay who've won it abroad but they aren't there
It adds support to my Italy theory.
but a non-european team has never won the world cup in europe.
That's of course if you forget about 1958...
But the fact is that European teams usually win World Cups held in Europe.
England haven't got a hope in fucking hell. Most of the players are too concerned about the next TV advert.
i think they have a chance, but i could see us beating them, and them beating brazil. maybe. i don't really know. shut up.