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>> No. 3698 Anonymous
8th February 2012
Wednesday 10:24 pm
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Goodnight, sweet prince.
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>> No. 3699 Anonymous
8th February 2012
Wednesday 10:52 pm
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Courtesy of sickipedia:
Fabio Capello resigns to concentrate fully on his commitments as one of the Dolmio puppets.
>> No. 3700 Anonymous
8th February 2012
Wednesday 11:12 pm
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>>3699

FA bullshit wins again.

Lovely to see the FA go on about the culture of the British game and how much he was paid. Ignoring the actual reason why he left.
>> No. 3701 Anonymous
8th February 2012
Wednesday 11:35 pm
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>>3700
I haven't read the FA statement yet, I think I'll have a gander in a minute.

The John Terry situation has been handed farcically and it should have been dealt with by now, nevermind until after Euro 2012. It looks like it's going to come down to whether people can lipread him saying 'fucking black cunt!' or 'Oi, Anton! Do you think I called you a black cunt?'. As much as I can't stand John Terry, based on what I've seen on YouTube it looks like the latter is plausible, so you can't blame Capello for sticking with the principle of innocent until proven guilty.

http://www.youtube.com/v/OfoaoQImtaI
>> No. 3704 Anonymous
10th February 2012
Friday 12:07 pm
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Football's a joke.
>> No. 3705 Anonymous
10th February 2012
Friday 12:07 pm
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England in race storm No2

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4120864/England-in-race-storm-No2.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/teams/england/9072849/Stuart-Pearce-needs-to-clear-the-air-after-allegations-of-racist-abuse-towards-Paul-Ince-emerge.html

It's taken the press less than 24 hours after Stuart Pearce was announced as caretaker boss to rake some dirt up from 1994. Nice work.
>> No. 3706 Anonymous
10th February 2012
Friday 1:34 pm
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>>3705
This is getting silly now.

England football plunged into fresh racism row as new caretaker manager Stuart Pearce is revealed as brother of dedicated Gay Racists supporter

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2099211/Stuart-Pearce-racism-row-Brother-Dennis-revealed-Gay Racists-supporter.html

SACK HIM AS CARETAKER MANAGER BECAUSE HIS BROTHER STOOD AS A Gay Racists CANDIDATE.
>> No. 3707 Anonymous
10th February 2012
Friday 1:39 pm
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>>3706
Why, that's ridiculous!
>dailymail
Oh, right.
>> No. 3708 Anonymous
10th February 2012
Friday 1:50 pm
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>>3707
They're all at at it really.

England's new caretaker manager alleged to have abused United's Paul Ince during 1994 game... and his brother stood for the Gay Racists

http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/international/fa-redfaced-as-pearce-caught-up-in-racism-storm-6699759.html
>> No. 3709 Anonymous
10th February 2012
Friday 5:50 pm
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>>3701

>As much as I can't stand John Terry, based on what I've seen on YouTube it looks like the latter is plausible, so you can't blame Capello for sticking with the principle of innocent until proven guilty.

Nail >>> Head.
Capello was right to walk and we're far worse off for it. As much as anyone dislikes Alex Ferguson, he is spot on when he says that the manager is the man and no one above him should make footballing decisions. This is where the FA keep fucking up.

I hope Redknapp does well, I really do but let's be honest. It's Keegan 2.0 and it very probably won't.
I'm secretly keeping my fingers crossed that Pearce does well, gets the job until after the Euros, carries on where he left off with the U-21's and leaves the "golden generation" at home.
But I'm not holding my breath.
>> No. 3711 Anonymous
10th February 2012
Friday 6:06 pm
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>>3709
>I'm secretly keeping my fingers crossed that Pearce does well
Hopefully he's learnt a little since this:-

http://www.youtube.com/v/jj7Gtwbvciw

I can't see 'Arry taking the job, he'd have to be mad to leave Spurs for England. I'm expecting Guus.
>> No. 3712 Anonymous
10th February 2012
Friday 7:37 pm
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HODSON FUR ENGERLUND
>> No. 3713 Anonymous
10th February 2012
Friday 7:48 pm
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>>3706

You know who he looks like?
>> No. 3715 Anonymous
11th February 2012
Saturday 3:22 am
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>>3711
>>3714
The James incident was actually more genius than it looked. It was a gamble that didn't pay off, but wasn't a complete disaster - City didn't concede in that time either, and James won them a penalty (which was missed).
>> No. 3716 Anonymous
11th February 2012
Saturday 2:30 pm
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>>3715

Shit, I didn't think anyone would be about at that time so deleted the post planning to rewrite it when I woke up. Sorry.
True though, but even so. It's still slightly mental.

Now, from the deleted post, an U-21 training video
http://www.youtube.com/v/2Y29IfzPJ1E
That's why I want Pearce.
>> No. 3717 Anonymous
12th February 2012
Sunday 8:49 pm
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>>3716
>That's why I want Pearce.
I'd happily have him at Euro 2012 because I reckon his nose would change to a wondrous range of pinks, purples and reds due to the Eastern European climate.
>> No. 3735 Anonymous
23rd February 2012
Thursday 9:38 pm
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Goalkeepers: Scott Carson (Bursaspor), Joe Hart (Manchester City), Robert Green (West Ham United)

Defenders: Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Leighton Baines (Everton), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Micah Richards (Manchester City), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur)

Midfielders: Gareth Barry (Manchester City), Tom Cleverley (Manchester United), Stewart Downing (Liverpool), Adam Johnson (Manchester City), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), James Milner (Manchester City), Scott Parker (Tottenham Hotspur), Ashley Young (Manchester United), Theo Walcott (Arsenal)

Forwards: Darren Bent (Aston Villa), Fraizer Campbell (Sunderland), Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Danny Welbeck (Manchester United)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/17137420

I can understand wanting to blood some youngsters and drop some of the more experienced players, but I don't see the logic in picking Walcott and Downing; the Ox is in far better form than either of them.
>> No. 3741 Anonymous
27th February 2012
Monday 6:30 pm
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I reckon they've put JT behind all the black players on purpose.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2107052/John-Terry-joins-England-team-charity-bash.html

Never noticed before how ugly the England squad is.
>> No. 3744 Anonymous
29th February 2012
Wednesday 6:28 pm
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>>3741
>Never noticed before how ugly the England squad is.

Ever since ARE BECKS retired.
>> No. 3745 Anonymous
29th February 2012
Wednesday 6:42 pm
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>>3741
Don't you think Scott Parker looks like Adam West?
>> No. 3746 Anonymous
29th February 2012
Wednesday 6:45 pm
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>>3741

When did they start recruiting from second form?
>> No. 3747 Anonymous
29th February 2012
Wednesday 8:57 pm
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>>3746
>second form?
u wot m8?

I know it's only a friendly, but this first half is probably the first time I've seen England actually going forward with purpose and not looking like they're out of ideas in years.
>> No. 3750 Anonymous
1st March 2012
Thursday 2:25 am
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>>3747

I know, it was nice. Same as losing to Wales in the rugby - I'm not that fussed about the loss, because we at least looked like we might actually be good at some point in hte future.
>> No. 3751 Anonymous
1st March 2012
Thursday 6:18 pm
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>>3750
>because we at least looked like we might actually be good at some point in hte future.
There needed to be more of a cutting edge in front of goal, with Bent injured and Rooney banned for the first two games I can see a struggle in the opening game against France. As long as the players put the effort in I won't really care though.

I'd like to see Richards and Lescott in central defence, mainly because they play for the same club and will have an understanding.
>> No. 3752 Anonymous
1st March 2012
Thursday 7:37 pm
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>>3751

>There needed to be more cutting edge in front of goal

I agree with that. I think Sturridge could be a good option if we can fit him in from the start. Mostly I was just happy we seemed to be trying to play through our midfield rather than just going straight up top all the time.

Gerrard was still spraying shit passes everywhere looking for the Hollywood, but that's hardly a surprise.
>> No. 3754 Anonymous
3rd March 2012
Saturday 11:48 am
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So mourinho was in laandan buying a new house because he's taking the England manager for the summer , then back to Chelsea for next season? It all seems to make sense
>> No. 3869 Anonymous
29th April 2012
Sunday 9:11 pm
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>>3712

Roy Hodgson approached for England job:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/17888928
>> No. 3870 Anonymous
29th April 2012
Sunday 10:20 pm
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>>3869
I'd be far happier with Woy than 'Arry.
>> No. 3871 Anonymous
30th April 2012
Monday 2:09 am
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>>3869

There isn't a better Englishman for the job tbh. He'll probably do shit at the Euros, I'm hopeful he'll do well at the World Cup.
>> No. 3872 Anonymous
30th April 2012
Monday 6:52 pm
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The amount of butthurt in the media, especially from the Guardian, because the FA haven't gone for their beloved 'Arry is hilarious.
>> No. 3873 Anonymous
30th April 2012
Monday 7:28 pm
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>>3872

The Media is part of England's problem. I've never seen a Scotland defeat reported in the Scottish media as anything other than a Scotland defeat. When England lose it gets analysed to the point of farce and they wonder why the players are under pressure?

England are not a 5 star team, the media is delusional. They are good, or should be, on paper but they are one or two outstanding players away from getting close to winning anything. That's how it should be reported, they are underdogs in any big game they are going to be in over the summer and if they lose it should be reported as such.
>> No. 3874 Anonymous
1st May 2012
Tuesday 8:43 am
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>>3873
>The Media is part of England's problem.

He's the hero England deserves, but not the one it needs right now. So we'll hunt him. Because he can take it. Because he's not our hero. He's a silent guardian, a watchful protector. A dark knight.
>> No. 3875 Anonymous
1st May 2012
Tuesday 1:48 pm
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>>3873

>They are good, or should be, on paper but they are one or two outstanding players away from getting close to winning anything.
>they are underdogs in any big game

This is the most important thing that needs to be nailed into most England fans heads.

Pretty much agree with your whole post come to think of it.
>> No. 3876 Anonymous
1st May 2012
Tuesday 8:01 pm
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England needed someone who would walk into the dressing room, command instant player respect, kickstart the shit some could not give with infectious patriotism; someone who could gee the players up for the big occasion, who had experience both selecting and handling players on the big occasions. Someone who had a natural desire to blood young English players, to differ from the out-of-date rigidly techniqueless 4-4-2 England are hellbent on playing. We had that man, but unfortunately a bumbling buffoon was chosen by the other bumbling buffoons.
>> No. 3877 Anonymous
1st May 2012
Tuesday 11:04 pm
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>>3876

I'm suddenly overcome with deja vu. I remember my Dad saying the exact same thing about Kevin Keegan. He was the hero they deserved, but he was shit.

Roy is the best man for the job. He has managed all around the world and is tried and tested on the international stage. Harry is not.

If you weren't glued to the Guardian's back page and used you noodle for a second you would realise that.

I just want to point out, as someone who is indifferent as to wether England succeed or don't, I'm in a better position to be un-baised. Clearly, you're a bit arse-chaffed about it.

Is that you, Harry?
>> No. 3878 Anonymous
1st May 2012
Tuesday 11:56 pm
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>>3877
Sometimes people's emotions get in the way of rational thinking. I however am not trying to be "alternative" and think along an oh-so-superior path to the plebs, I am simply using cold hard logic and seeing that whilst Harry Redknapp is someone we know can get the best out of big egos, Roy Hodgson is someone who has only ever succeeded at piss small teams, failed at the bigger ones, and will hardly be a break from the managerial tradition that was shown as so woefully out of touch against the likes of Germany at the World Cup.
>> No. 3879 Anonymous
2nd May 2012
Wednesday 8:40 am
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>>3876>>3878
Didn't realise Daniel Taylor posts here.

Woy has only managed one big club, Inter Milan, when they were going through a very turbulent period and they were so impressed with the way he steadied the ship that they brought him back a couple off years later when they were in trouble again.

You also seem to be under the impression that England are a 'big team', which is a mentality that fans really need to drop. Woy is good at getting the most out of under achieving mid-level teams, which is what England are. He got Switzerland up to third in the FIFA rankings, but I'm reserving judgement until he names his squad for the Euros, hopefully he doesn't stick with the golden generation.
>> No. 3880 Anonymous
2nd May 2012
Wednesday 10:33 am
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>>3879

England are a big footballing nation. That idea isn't going anywhere. Hopefully people accept that our team doesn't match that aspiration at the moment, however.

I'm happy enough with Woy, to be honest. Hopefully everybody gives him a break when we suffer at the Euros, because it's not like there's much he can do in less than two months.
>> No. 3882 Anonymous
2nd May 2012
Wednesday 6:30 pm
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When I was in the SU shop newsagent's today I noticed The Sun's headline was about this Roy Hodgson bloke. I don't watch or follow football, but I noticed that the headline replaced all the Rs with Ws - Woy, Euwos, Ukwaine, etc. - and I wondered why the hell they'd done that. Then I realised he must speak with a speech impediment. Then I went and bought a sandwich.

Now I see this.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-17928426

What the fuck? Would the same thing had happened if it was Jonathan Ross? I honestly don't think they were trying to take the piss out of him. I mean the copy even said he was "affectionately known as Woy". Have I missed something here or are people just far too oversensitive?
>> No. 3883 Anonymous
2nd May 2012
Wednesday 6:56 pm
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>>3882

I think people are mostly pissed off with the Sun for their shitty, sly insults about how 'Arry was the man for the job, so they're just using the W thing as an excuse.

Although I do think there's some difference between affectionately calling him Woy (as I've already done in this thread) and going out of one's way to find r's to mangle in a front page headline.
>> No. 3884 Anonymous
2nd May 2012
Wednesday 9:03 pm
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>>3882
Jonathan Ross plays on it, he's named his Twitter account Wossy. I don't think they were doing it to be mean, but they should have thought it through a bit more. The Mail (Why Woy? England Manager-in-Waiting Hodgson has plenty to offer), Mirror (Woy Joy: Hodgson Approached To Be England Manager) and Independent (Don't Do It, Woy - It's Not Worth It) have all managed to get away with Woy headlines.

>>3883
>I think people are mostly pissed off with the Sun for their shitty, sly insults about how 'Arry was the man for the job

To be fair, The Sun have been supportive of Woy since it was announced he'd be the manager, even though they clearly wanted 'Arry. The Graun are being the most vocal about the headline even though they've been incredibly critical of Woy since the announcement; I know they take it upon themselves to get offended and to sneer at tabloids at every opportunity, but the lack of self-awareness from the Guardian is astonishing at times. Also, for some strange reason the sports section also tends to regard sports fans with utter contempt.
>> No. 3885 Anonymous
2nd May 2012
Wednesday 11:18 pm
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>>3880

They aren't a very good team and are a lot of hard work work away from being one, the fact that fans think they should be winning every tournament is why the aren't; too much pressure on a team that aren't that good.

They've got 3 good players. Rooney, Ferdinand and Lampard. John Terry is a good defender, but he is a notorious team wrecker. If he doesn't like a manager he turns the team against him.

They need young fearless players that an experienced manager and the old guard can guide, not ego monsters that believe their own hype.

I'll be impressed if you make a Quarter final this year, but if you lose it shouldn't be a disaster. Yous will have made a Quarter final, that's impressive looking at the possible team.
>> No. 3886 Anonymous
3rd May 2012
Thursday 3:24 am
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>>3878
>big egos

Therein lies the problem though. You don't need someone to handle them, you need someone to tell them to stop being cunts or they'll not be picked. Not one of them has the right to have a big ego. The only English player who does retired from international football years ago.
Not they'll care about not being picked because their BFF's in the press would happily hound out any manager who dares drop them and the spineless F.A would be forced into badgering the manager to pick them or sack him.
Also, what sort of message is it sending to kids if England appoint a manager who can't read and write? Not to mention 'Arry's stance on tactics.
>YOU can argue about formations, tactics and systems for ever, but to me football is fundamentally about the players.
>Whether it is 4-4-2, 4-2-3-1, 4-3-3, the numbers game is not the beautiful game in my opinion.
>It’s 10 per cent about the formation and 90 per cent about the players. If you have the best ones and they do their jobs, then they can pretty much play any way you want them to.

The man's a joke and Roy (I refuse to call him Woy now, even affectionately) is the best Englishman for the job.
>> No. 3887 Anonymous
3rd May 2012
Thursday 3:27 am
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>>3885

>They need young fearless players that an experienced manager and the old guard can guide, not ego monsters that believe their own hype.

This, this so very this. Look at Rodwell and Welbeck when they came on against Spain. The way they were playing is how you'd expect Lampard, Gerrard et al to play.
>> No. 3888 Anonymous
3rd May 2012
Thursday 7:55 am
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>>3886

Well, this is contradicted by Walter Smith taking a team worth about 10 million to the final of the Europa League. How did he do that? Tactics, Formations and systems.

Don't quit the day job 'Arry.
>> No. 3889 Anonymous
4th May 2012
Friday 12:01 am
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>Roy who?
>Twice European cup finalist
>League winner in Europe

BUT HE HASN'T WON THE FA CUP.
The sad, sad thing is that the country will swallow this shit.
>> No. 3890 Anonymous
4th May 2012
Friday 7:35 pm
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>>3889

They seem to be making a big deal out of a German player not knowing the new England manager. I wonder how many players in the England squad were completely aware of Joachim Löw when he took the German job from Klinsmann.
>> No. 3896 Anonymous
5th May 2012
Saturday 10:24 pm
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>>3890

>I wonder how many players in the England squad were completely aware of Joachim Löw when he took the German job from Klinsmann.

I wonder how many are aware of even the most basic things, to be honest.
>> No. 4279 Anonymous
12th July 2012
Thursday 6:37 am
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/jul/09/john-terry-football-racism-word?newsfeed=true

It's quite amusing reading a description of a real-life cunt-off. The whole trial is a joke.
>> No. 4286 Anonymous
14th July 2012
Saturday 9:57 pm
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>>4279

I honestly thought Terry would have the book thrown at him. I was very surprised to hear that he was found not guilty.
>> No. 4295 Anonymous
15th July 2012
Sunday 9:42 pm
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>>4286
There wasn't much of a case against him, it was little more than a playground squabble that the media turned in to a witch hunt. There was no conclusive video evidence and Anton's testimony didn't even add up; he'd said he was only aware of it after the event, when his girlfriend showed him it on the internet, yet he also claimed to have talked to Terry about it in front of Ashley Cole. A complete waste of money. The FA will probably give him a ban when they re-open their investigation because Terry admitted to saying 'fucking black cunt'.

It was quite funny for Rio to retweet someone calling Cole a choc ice; his initial reaction was "And if I want to laugh at something someone tweets....I will! Hahahahaha! Now stop getting ya knickers in a twist!" and then to backtrack with his flimsy 'choc ice means calling someone fake, it isn't racist' excuse after it was pointed out how he was being a massive hypocrite.
>> No. 4297 Anonymous
16th July 2012
Monday 2:09 am
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>>4295

You just know you're dealing with a serious bunch of cunts when Ashley Cole is the one coming out of it all with his head held high.
>> No. 4304 Anonymous
17th July 2012
Tuesday 10:21 pm
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Police investigate 'choc ice' tweet about Ashley Cole

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/jul/17/police-invetigate-ashley-cole-choc-ice

It's all getting rather silly now.
>> No. 4376 Anonymous
30th July 2012
Monday 5:50 pm
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>>4304
http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/jul/30/rio-ferdinand-fa-charge-twitter
>Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand charged by FA over Twitter comments

Is this topsy-turvy land?
>> No. 4390 Anonymous
31st July 2012
Tuesday 11:08 pm
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>>4376
To be fair, any sense of reality went out the window the moment the FA decided to start disciplinary proceedings over a matter that the courts have already decided.
>> No. 4391 Anonymous
31st July 2012
Tuesday 11:14 pm
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>>4390
The FA disciplinary is over 'dishonouring the game' or something, and regards both ferdinand as perpetrators.
>> No. 4456 Anonymous
18th August 2012
Saturday 8:41 am
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>>4376
He has been fined £45k. Does this mean he's officially a racist?
>> No. 4457 Anonymous
18th August 2012
Saturday 9:00 am
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>>4456
Isn't he paid over 100k a week? That's a fucking pathetic fine
>> No. 4458 Anonymous
18th August 2012
Saturday 10:49 am
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Ferdinand is obviously a genius, because he responded in rapturous agreement to a tweet suggesting it was ridiculous to be fined £45k for calling someone a choc-ice.
>> No. 4459 Anonymous
20th August 2012
Monday 3:36 am
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>>4457
How much do you think Joe Public is fined for saying bad words? What about Dylan Doley?
>> No. 4462 Anonymous
21st August 2012
Tuesday 10:28 pm
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>>4457
He's on ~£120k a week, he's in the final year of his contract and there was talk of Man Utd offering him a new one on about half of that (with large appearance bonuses) but I don't think that materialised. Now he's out for a month with a leg injury.

I reckon this could be his last season.
>> No. 4519 Anonymous
23rd September 2012
Sunday 10:26 pm
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Former England captain John Terry has announced his retirement from international football after playing 78 times in nine years for his country.

The Chelsea defender, 31, was cleared at Westminster Magistrates' Court in July of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand during a Premier League game. But Terry still faces a Football Association disciplinary charge over the matter, something he said had made his position "untenable".

"I feel the FA, in pursuing charges against me where I have already been cleared in a court of law, have made my position with the national team untenable," he said in a statement.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/19695430
>> No. 4523 Anonymous
27th September 2012
Thursday 5:14 pm
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>>4519
And now the FA have decided to ignore everything the court did and find him guilty. Yet again demonstrating how well their name relates to their grasp on reality.
>> No. 4524 Anonymous
27th September 2012
Thursday 10:47 pm
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>>4523
It was clear Terry retired because he knew what the verdict would be and decided to jump before he was pushed.

I'm sure it is in the FA's rules that if someone is cleared of a criminal charge then that should be the end of it.
>> No. 4531 Anonymous
5th October 2012
Friday 1:25 am
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>>4523

Under the FAs rules you only have to use language. In the trial he admitted to it, so despite being found innocent in court he will get punished.
>> No. 4532 Anonymous
5th October 2012
Friday 6:10 pm
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>In the 63-page ruling released by the FA on Friday morning, the independent regulatory commission said there were discrepancies in Cole's version of events. The Chelsea left-back responded on Friday afternoon by tweeting: "Hahahahaa, well done #fa I lied did I, #BUNCHOFTWATS."

http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/oct/05/ashley-cole-fa-john-terry
>> No. 4542 Anonymous
17th October 2012
Wednesday 1:25 am
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I'd 4-4 to be a germany fan right now
>> No. 4543 Anonymous
17th October 2012
Wednesday 6:44 pm
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http://www.youtube.com/v/jw2US0Y1LKc

Quite funny to watch this after the massive teary the media has had here over John Terry.
>> No. 4544 Anonymous
17th October 2012
Wednesday 8:33 pm
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>>4543
Have a look at the comments section.
>> No. 4545 Anonymous
17th October 2012
Wednesday 9:13 pm
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>>4544
>im welsh and proud but ill stand up for my english brothers any fuckin day...come to britain you serbian faggots and we will show who fuckin runs this country and im telling you it aint no dirty fuckin eskimo! you serbian bastards aint shit,your just a country full of drug taking criminals with no fuckin money you gypsy cunts...come to britain and we will crush you into a fine powder you gay boys!! oh yeah you cant come because you cant afford a plane ticket hahahaha
welsh dragon 14 hours ago

>What a fuckin bullshit do you say?! Shut up your trap and seat quietly cocksucker. Your british community as a fan culture are tolerant multiracial shits. You are always hited hard when you come to Russia. Nowadays you haven`t any serious fighter troops, you are pathetic parody of british fans from 60-70s. What dо you say about Serbian welfare? You welshes are begging english economy therefore you have no right open your fucking mouth and speak about our serbian brothers.
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>> No. 4546 Anonymous
18th October 2012
Thursday 12:10 pm
4546 Meanwhile, in Brazil...
http://www.youtube.com/v/tZc4hzjBk8k
>> No. 4561 Anonymous
29th October 2012
Monday 6:48 pm
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EVEN THE REFEREES ARE RACISS NOW. NO WONDER THE BLACK PLAYERS WON'T WEAR ANTI-RACISM SHIRTS AND WANT THEIR OWN UNION.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/oct/29/mark-clattenburg-fa-statement-chelsea
>> No. 4712 Anonymous
28th March 2013
Thursday 10:00 pm
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It's official. Any negative chant involving Rio Ferdinand is racist.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2300606/Racist-Rio-Ferdinand-chants-England-fans-reported-FIFA.html
>> No. 4713 Anonymous
28th March 2013
Thursday 10:22 pm
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>>4712
Does that mean we can't give another rendition of HIS NAME IS RIO AND HE WATCHES FROM THE STANDS?
>> No. 4714 Anonymous
29th March 2013
Friday 5:55 pm
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>>4713
From what I can gather, it is Rio and Rio alone who decides what is racism and what is banter.
>> No. 4715 Anonymous
29th March 2013
Friday 7:23 pm
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>>4714

This just in: Footballer Acts Like Complete Twat.

In other news: Sky Blue, Water Wet, Pope Catholic.
>> No. 5103 Anonymous
8th October 2013
Tuesday 8:30 am
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>Harry Redknapp does not believe the Football Association's senior officials are equipped to make high-level sporting decisions and said he "would not trust them to show him a good manager if their lives depended on it".

http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/oct/07/harry-redknapp-fa-no-clue-england

Nice to know that 'Arry is still mad.
>> No. 5105 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 8:25 am
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Apparently Andros Townsend's dad (who works for Kick It Out) has had a teary because Roy made the following joke at half-time against Poland:-

“Nasa decided they’d finally send a man up in a capsule after sending only monkeys in the earlier missions,” the joke goes.

“They fire the man and the monkey into space. The intercom crackles, 'Monkey, fire the retros’. A little later, 'Monkey, check the solid fuel supply’.

“Later still, 'Monkey, check the life support systems for the man’. The astronaut takes umbrage and radios Nasa, 'When do I get to do something?’

“Nasa replies, 'In 15 minutes – feed the monkey’.”


>It is understood that Hodgson told the joke at half-time of England’s 2-0 win against Poland, with the intention of encouraging right-back Chris Smalling to play the ball more frequently to Townsend. It has been reported that at least one player was shocked by the remark because he thought it could be perceived to carry racist connotations.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/teams/england/10384676/Roy-Hodgson-forced-to-apologise-in-bizarre-race-row-after-making-joke-about-England-winger-Andros-Townsend.html

You're not allowed to use the word monkey when referring to black/mixed-raced people. The world has gone mad.
>> No. 5106 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 8:42 am
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>>5105
Did I read that right? Roy made a monkey joke about Poland, and you are saying that the Poles are black/mixed race?
>> No. 5107 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 8:54 am
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>>5106

Poland is near New Guinea right?
>> No. 5108 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 8:55 am
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>>5106
He said feed the money to mean that they should play the ball to Townsend more.
>> No. 5109 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 12:16 pm
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>>4713
That's hilarious.

>>5105
>>5106
>>5107
>>5108
I really hate the modern world.
>> No. 5111 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 1:05 pm
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Kick It Out are asking for a full investigation so a similar situation doesn't happen in the future.

No doubt we'll be hearing from the Society of Black Lawyers soon.
>> No. 5112 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 1:37 pm
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>>5105
Ignoring the racist slant to the story, Roy is a fucking idiot
>> No. 5113 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 1:42 pm
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>>5112
Why?
>> No. 5114 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 3:08 pm
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Racism out of ignorance is still racism.
>> No. 5115 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 5:17 pm
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>>5114
Stan Collymore has said it wasn't racist, so it wasn't racist.

I don't think you understand how racism works in football.
>> No. 5117 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 5:43 pm
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>>5114
But it wasn't racism out of ignorance. It wasn't racism at all.
>> No. 5122 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 8:20 pm
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>>5115
Racism works differently in football?

>>5117
Calling a black person a monkey is like calling them a gollywog. Thank your ancestors for making words have racist connotations. You can't escape it. Dress it up anyway you like it, it is racist and it is funny that you get to decide how racist something is. The white man has spoken, he said it was not racist, there is nothing to see here monkeys, on your way, go on.

That's the beautiful bit. You get to be racist but then dictate what should and should-not be offensive. It is beautiful.
>> No. 5123 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 8:29 pm
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>>5122
>Calling a black person a monkey is like calling them a gollywog.
Right. So thank goodness Roy wasn't calling a black person a monkey.
>> No. 5124 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 8:31 pm
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>>5123
He implied it mate. The intention also counts. English is a racist and ethnocentric language.
>> No. 5125 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 8:39 pm
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>>5124
If you find racism in that then it says more about you.
>> No. 5126 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 8:39 pm
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>>5124
>He implied it mate.
Did he fuck.

>The intention also counts.
Well that's a relief, seeing as he wasn't either intending to or actually calling a black person a monkey.
>> No. 5127 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 8:43 pm
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>>5126
By saying it, he made it clear that he knew what he was saying. Even if he didn't mean it, racism out of ignorance is still racism.

>>5125
You don't find racism in that statement, because you are white and privileged. It is difficult for you, to see from any other perspective.
>> No. 5128 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 8:56 pm
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>>5127
Oh, right. We're playing silly buggers.
>> No. 5129 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 8:58 pm
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>>5128
Sarcasm is the last defence of a racist-enabler. Are you a racist?
>> No. 5130 Anonymous
17th October 2013
Thursday 9:17 pm
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>>5127
>racism out of ignorance is still racism.
Well thank fuck he didn't make any ignorant racist comments in that dressing room, eh?

>You don't find racism in that statement, because you are white and privileged.
Sorry, lad. You're not impressing anyone.
>> No. 5131 Anonymous
19th October 2013
Saturday 3:31 am
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In the context, he's implying that monkeys are vastly superior to human beings anyway, right? Fucking race traitor.

This is all so silly it beggars belief.
>> No. 5132 Anonymous
19th October 2013
Saturday 9:58 am
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>>5131
In the context, he's implying that the best strikers in the world can't do anything if their team-mates can't get the ball to them.
>> No. 5135 Anonymous
19th October 2013
Saturday 10:54 pm
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>>5132
>You can only imply one thing at a time
>Raging with Sage

Stop it, you.
>> No. 5136 Anonymous
19th October 2013
Saturday 11:04 pm
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>>5135

Manlove. Sage'd.
>> No. 5282 Anonymous
26th December 2013
Thursday 11:50 pm
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Looking at how a few players have been performing this season, I reckon England should be alright at the World Cup if Woy picks the right squad.

It's probably the most choice we've had in midfield for quite some time. I'd be very happy with a midfield made up from Wilshere, Lallana, Henderson, Milner, Barry, Shelvey, Huddlestone, Barkley and Walcott. Rooney, Sturridge, Welbeck and maybe even Lambert or Jay Rodriguez should be alright up front and the defence is looking solid, if unspectacular, although there is plenty of competition for position, like Johnson and Walker for RB and Baines, Cole, Gibbs and Shaw for LB.

Italy are notorious slow starters and if they struggle to acclimatise then they could be caught cold.

----------------Hart------------------

Walker--Cahill--Jagielka----Baines

------Henderson----Wilshere------

Walcott-------Barkley-------Milner

----------------Rooney--------------
>> No. 5283 Anonymous
27th December 2013
Friday 12:39 am
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>>5282
Nice position for Barkley, I reckon he'll be world class in a few years, if he gets games and keeps up his run of form he could go a long way, I think he's going to be one of those players you base your team around, 'You run wild, everyone else, give him the ball'.

I think I'd rather have Townsend on the right wing, this world cup can go to shit, it's the next one we should be focusing on.

Uruguay will tear us a new arsehole, Cavani and Suarez up against Cahill and Jagielka, if they perform like they did against Chile and Germany then we'll lose by at least three. Italy have a fairly weak team as well at the minute, that game is going to be the key one.

I'd stick Luke Shaw in the squad as well, he's another for the future.

Hopefully Jordan Henderson continues to perform like he did in Liverpool's game last week (The one without Stevie G). If he does he'd be decent, though I don't much like him.
>> No. 5302 Anonymous
29th December 2013
Sunday 11:05 pm
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>>5283
Cahill had Suarez in his pocket today. Then again, so did Alex Bruce a few weeks ago. If Woy can instill some organisation in the team instead of the usual hesitancy creeping in then you never know.
>> No. 5303 Anonymous
29th December 2013
Sunday 11:12 pm
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>>5302
Cahill didn't, Cahill and Terry did.
>> No. 5321 Anonymous
31st December 2013
Tuesday 9:52 pm
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>>5303
Where is the campaign to bring JT out of retirement?
>> No. 5322 Anonymous
1st January 2014
Wednesday 11:36 am
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>>5321
My house. Now. Accepting donations.
>> No. 5343 Anonymous
6th January 2014
Monday 7:57 pm
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>>5282
Walcott out, so I guess it's Sturridge or Welbeck in his position then. I kind of want to see Jordan Mutch play for England; he's offered more this season than Tom fooking Cleverley.
>> No. 5344 Anonymous
6th January 2014
Monday 9:39 pm
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Or maybe The Ox, depending on how he does when he returns from injury.
>> No. 5421 Anonymous
27th February 2014
Thursday 6:10 pm
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Goalkeepers: Fraser Forster (Celtic), Ben Foster (West Bromwich Albion), Joe Hart (Manchester City), John Ruddy (Norwich City).

Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Steven Caulker (Cardiff City), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Luke Shaw (Southampton), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur).

Midfielders: Ross Barkley (Everton), Michael Carrick (Manchester United), Tom Cleverley (Manchester United), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Adam Lallana (Southampton), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), James Milner (Manchester City), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Raheem Sterling (Liverpool), Andros Townsend (Tottenham Hotspur), Jack Wilshere (Arsenal).

Forwards: Jermain Defoe (Toronto FC), Rickie Lambert (Southampton), Jay Rodriguez (Southampton), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool), Daniel Welbeck (Manchester United).

Quite pleased with that. Apart from picking Cleverley instead of Barry I don't think Woy could have done much better.
>> No. 5422 Anonymous
27th February 2014
Thursday 6:11 pm
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>>5421
No Curtis Davies or Tom Huddlestone, no justice!
>> No. 5423 Anonymous
27th February 2014
Thursday 11:25 pm
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>>5422

Aye, the moment I saw there wasn't a single Hull City player, but plenty of sub-par United and in-fashion Southampton ones, my piss started boiling. Davies particularly, considering Woy's got 5 Fullbacks on the list, but only 3 CBs, very silly. Caulker from the leakiest defence in the league too...

Fuck Woy.
>> No. 5424 Anonymous
28th February 2014
Friday 7:44 am
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>>5423
>in-fashion Southampton

You can't really criticise Woy for picking players on form. However, I think Huddlestone needs to go up a level to displace players already in the England set up, his form seems to have dipped a bit recently. Davies is certainly having a better season than Caulker - http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/steven-caulker-v-curtis-davies-headtohead-analysis-ahead-of-the-clash-between-cardiff-city-and-hull-city-9142085.html - I can only assume Woy wants more youth in the team.
>> No. 5425 Anonymous
28th February 2014
Friday 5:09 pm
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>>5421
I agree on the Cleverley point. That's thirty however, seven won't make the cunt. We've got a real problem in the centre of defence now Terry's done and gone.

Also, why is Defoe still in??
>> No. 5426 Anonymous
28th February 2014
Friday 5:13 pm
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>>5425
>We've got a real problem in the centre of defence
But we don't have to.
>> No. 5427 Anonymous
28th February 2014
Friday 8:20 pm
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>>5425
Defoe is still in because there's a lack of alternatives. I think Carroll's injured and who does that leave? Crouch? Agbonlahor? That young one at West Brom? Heskey?
>> No. 5435 Anonymous
5th March 2014
Wednesday 8:39 pm
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WE LIVERPOOL NOW.
>> No. 5436 Anonymous
6th March 2014
Thursday 12:17 pm
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>>5435
We have no Suarez or Coutinho though, mores the problem. Also both Rooney and Baines are from Merseyside too.
>> No. 5437 Anonymous
6th March 2014
Thursday 1:43 pm
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>>5436
I hope Rooney isn't an automatic starter at the World Cup, he really can't be arsed. England looked a lot better last night when Lallana came on for Wilshere and Sturridge actually played in position. I'd be happy for a front three of Lallana, Sturridge and Sterling against Italy, although I'm not 100% on the three I'd have behind them, probably Gerrard. Also, Shaw seems to offer more going forward than Baines and Cole offers far more defensively than him too, the Brazil game being an excellent example of this; unless you could push him farther up the field, I think there's a case for not taking Baines to Brazil.
>> No. 5438 Anonymous
6th March 2014
Thursday 7:39 pm
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>>5437
Baines can act on the left of midfield where necessary, he's valuable, as are both Shaw and Cole. The left of defence isn't really our worry though, it's central defence.
>> No. 5439 Anonymous
7th March 2014
Friday 7:04 am
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>>5438
If Cahill and Jagielka stay fit then it should be reet.
>> No. 5440 Anonymous
7th March 2014
Friday 1:35 pm
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>>5438>>5439
Again: >>5426
>> No. 5441 Anonymous
7th March 2014
Friday 2:56 pm
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>>5440
I have the feeling that Smalling, Jones, Richards, Lescott, Caulker and whoever at Spurs are all higher up the pecking order than Davies. The only way I could see Davies sneaking in is through injuries and getting man of the match in the FA Cup final.
>> No. 5442 Anonymous
7th March 2014
Friday 4:19 pm
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>>5441
Quite sad, really. His stats are up there with the best of them. Tigers can't be lions, apparently.
>> No. 5456 Anonymous
17th March 2014
Monday 8:41 pm
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>The father of Chelsea captain John Terry threatened a train station cleaner with a bottle and told him 'I will smash it over your head you black c***', a court heard today.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2582828/I-smash-head-black-c-What-John-Terrys-father-allegedly-said-train-station-cleaner-threatening-bottle.html

Like father, like son.
>> No. 5457 Anonymous
17th March 2014
Monday 8:44 pm
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>>5456
The story makes no mention of whether the station cleaner was, indeed, a black cunt.
>> No. 5458 Anonymous
17th March 2014
Monday 8:57 pm
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>>5457
Since when has casual racism been acceptable around here?
>> No. 5459 Anonymous
17th March 2014
Monday 9:02 pm
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>>5458
There is no racism in that post.
>> No. 5460 Anonymous
17th March 2014
Monday 9:03 pm
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>>5458

Maybe he's just wondering about his level of cuntiness?
>> No. 5461 Anonymous
17th March 2014
Monday 9:06 pm
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>>5459
And I suppose Hitler didn't gas the Jews either!
>> No. 5462 Anonymous
17th March 2014
Monday 9:11 pm
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>>5458
It's possible to be both black and a cunt. Don't let Rio or Sol tell you otherwise. If it's okay to call a black person 'black' and it's okay to call a cunt 'cunt' then why can't you call a black person who is a cunt a 'black cunt'?
>> No. 5463 Anonymous
17th March 2014
Monday 9:16 pm
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>>5458

You're in a football thread, everyone knows anyone involved with the sport at any level is a racist sex offender. I am not being sarcastic, this is an earnest sentence.


>>5461

Well, technically he got other people to do it for him. This the silly part of my post.
>> No. 5464 Anonymous
17th March 2014
Monday 9:22 pm
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>>5462

The same article says he called someone a "fucking paki" too.

Technically it could mean a black man who happens to be a cunt but in word pairings such as those, the first part is seen as negative, e.g. "bald cunt", "fat cunt".
>> No. 5465 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 1:03 am
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>>5464
Happy cunt, handsome cunt. Moist cunt.
>> No. 5466 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 3:03 am
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>>5465

but the first one's using "cunt" in an affectionate way, and the second is - at most - mildly jealous.

"I will smash it over your head you black cunt" has a bit of a different connotation.
>> No. 5467 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 4:02 am
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>>5466
Blue cunt, green cunt. Perplexed cunt. Philosophical cunt.
>> No. 5468 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 7:07 am
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>>5467
>Blue cunt, green cunt.

Buttery biscuit cunt.
>> No. 5469 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 7:19 am
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Isn't the main issue that he's threatened to smash some 'cunt' over the head?
Or would it really be that much better if he hadn't specified his skin colour? I for one wouldn't walk away from such a situation feeling elated just because some cunt had omitted to mention my skin colour (or, more pertinently in my case, height, for example) when threatening to glass me.
>> No. 5470 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 7:48 am
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>>5469
Is your skin colour said to be white, by any chance?
>> No. 5471 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 8:05 am
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>>5469
No, the main issue is that in the England thread we're now arguing over whether the father of a player who is no longer up for selection is racist.
>> No. 5472 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 8:10 am
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>>5469
It involves the Terry family; they're all notorious cunts, so anything involving race will be picked up on. Take the whole Anton thing - everyone knows JT is a cunt and the papers lapped it up because they want everyone to think he's a racist cunt and they don't want something as trivial as facts to get in the way. Admit it, you want JT to be racist because you love a pantomime villain.
>> No. 5473 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 11:38 am
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>>5470
Well yes, quite evidently so, which is why I took the time to point out something for which I actually get picked on in order to draw a more valid comparison.
>> No. 5474 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 1:38 pm
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>>5469
>my skin colour (or, more pertinently in my case, height, for example)
Oh god.
http://www.youtube.com/v/s_F27ejh3x4
>> No. 5475 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 1:53 pm
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>>5473
Sorry, my mistake. I must have started scan reading once I'd identified your post was irredeemably idiotic. Hopefully Stewart Lee has effectively illustrated why it is so.
>> No. 5476 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 4:03 pm
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>>5474

Stop it. That's not funny. Posting Stewart Lee in a football thread is just going to confuse people. The football fans won't get Stewart Lee and the Stewart Lee fans don't get football.

This is an extremely irresponsible thing that you've done.
>> No. 5477 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 4:32 pm
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>>5476
I enjoy both football and Stewart Lee. I'm a real special snowflake.
>> No. 5478 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 5:25 pm
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>>5477
So do I.
>> No. 5479 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 5:28 pm
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>>5477>>5478

No, you're both clearly mistaken/profoundly mentally ill. Reconsider what you just said and if you come to the same conclusion seek immediate medical care/post on /emo/.

'lotta forward slashes in that sentence.
>> No. 5481 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 5:31 pm
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I couldn't give a shit if JT had murdered the pope, he's a great footballer.

Can we discuss football now?
>> No. 5482 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 5:47 pm
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>>5481
>Don't discuss what doesn't interest me.
Nothing is stopping you from posting about the game itself. You can even create another thread if you think we're somehow discouraging that.
>> No. 5483 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 7:03 pm
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>>5479
I'm assuming you're just being tongue in cheek but why do you find it odd that someone might be able to enjoy both football and Stewart Lee?
>> No. 5484 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 7:05 pm
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>>5482
JT's racism is an ethical issue, not a sporting one.
>> No. 5485 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 7:11 pm
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>>5484
He's a footballer though, and football is a sport. Not hard m8.
>> No. 5486 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 7:16 pm
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>>5484
The applicability of discussion surrounding Terry's alleged racism to the sporting board is not a sporting issue and yet here you are, posting about it on the sport board.
>> No. 5487 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 7:18 pm
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>>5485
Shall we discuss Gayle Emm's choice of curtains?
>> No. 5489 Anonymous
18th March 2014
Tuesday 7:24 pm
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>>5487
I don't find that interesting or worthwhile and I doubt many other people posting in this thread will either, so it may be a bit of a monologue. I won't stop you or bitch about it though, so go ahead!
>> No. 5493 Anonymous
22nd March 2014
Saturday 10:51 am
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Top tip, lads. Don't listen to our World Cup song. Christ.
>> No. 5494 Anonymous
22nd March 2014
Saturday 11:41 am
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>>5493

The world cup is this year? Again? Fuck.
>> No. 5495 Anonymous
22nd March 2014
Saturday 12:24 pm
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>>5494
If you're lucky I'll do what I did four years ago and spam /b/ with are finest ingerlund supporters.
>> No. 5513 Anonymous
31st March 2014
Monday 8:32 pm
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Up to £90 for the new England shirt? They're 'aving a giraffe. They'll be £5 a pop in Sports Direct by the end of summer.
>> No. 5515 Anonymous
6th April 2014
Sunday 9:24 am
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Looks like Rodriguez could miss the World Cup. I think that leaves Sturridge as our only in-form striker and he'll be pushed to the left to accommodate Rooney.
>> No. 5516 Anonymous
6th April 2014
Sunday 4:12 pm
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>>5515
Fuck Rooney.
>> No. 5573 Anonymous
13th April 2014
Sunday 1:49 pm
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I've been thinking - I'm increasingly convinced Raheem Sterling should make an appearance - could we possibly play a 4-2-4 type system, with *someone* on the left, Sturridge as a CF and Rooney supporting him, Sterling on the right, Stevie G playing holding midfield, someone else with him... With two attacking fullbacks that could be a great system I think, as well as playing to our strengths with Sturridge and Gerrard.
>> No. 5574 Anonymous
13th April 2014
Sunday 5:56 pm
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>>5573
There's a bit too much Rooney in your starting XI.
>> No. 5577 Anonymous
13th April 2014
Sunday 10:16 pm
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>>5574
What's the alternative?
>> No. 5578 Anonymous
13th April 2014
Sunday 10:21 pm
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>>5577
Sturridge on his own. Lallana would do a better job in your Rooney position.
>> No. 5599 Anonymous
30th April 2014
Wednesday 12:31 pm
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Looks like Townsend is injured, which is a good thing in my book as I was worried he'd take the place of someone more talented.
>> No. 5600 Anonymous
30th April 2014
Wednesday 12:39 pm
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>>5599

Do you think Woy will have the balls to play Stirling as a no 10?
>> No. 5601 Anonymous
30th April 2014
Wednesday 6:53 pm
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>>5600
I expect Woy to field as many Liverpool players as possible; I have an inkling he feels he owes them something for getting sacked.
>> No. 5603 Anonymous
2nd May 2014
Friday 1:12 pm
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>>5601
Regardless of him being sacked, it'd be best for England. Henderson, Sterling, Sturridge and Gerrard play alongside each other week in week out

Anyway, my suggestions:

Hart
Johnson Jagielka Cahill Baines
Gerrard
Lallana Henderson Sterling
Rooney
Sturridge

Alternatively

Johnson Jagielka Cahill Baines
Gerrard
Milner Henderson Sterling
Lallana
Sturridge

Or again

hart
Johnson Jagielka Cahill Baines
Gerrard
Sterling Henderson Downing (Or Milner)
Lallana
Sturridge
>> No. 5620 Anonymous
8th May 2014
Thursday 1:31 pm
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It looks like Jones is injured. I'm expecting a call up for John Stones. Him and Curtis Davies should be the back up for Cahill and Jagielka.
>> No. 5634 Anonymous
11th May 2014
Sunday 8:39 am
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Seeing as Woy is naming his 23/30 man squad tomorrow here's mine:

GK: Hart, Forster, Foster

DF: Shaw, Baines, Cahill, Jagielka, Johnson, Jones, Davies

MF: Gerrard, Henderson, Barry, Wilshere, Milner, Sterling, Ox, Lallana, Barkley

FW: Sturridge, Rooney, Lambert, Wickham

Standby: Ruddy, Smalling, Cole/someone from Spurs, Huddlestone, Shelvey/Delph, Puncheon, Carroll
>> No. 5635 Anonymous
11th May 2014
Sunday 8:31 pm
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>>5634

What about Hooper?
>> No. 5636 Anonymous
11th May 2014
Sunday 8:53 pm
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>>5634
I'd have Nathaniel Clyne. Who's davies?

Also I'd take welbeck, against my better judgement.
>> No. 5637 Anonymous
11th May 2014
Sunday 8:58 pm
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>>5636
Curtis Davies. There's not many options for centre back and right back. Forgot about Welbeck, I knew I'd miss someone.
>> No. 5646 Anonymous
12th May 2014
Monday 8:57 am
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On Radio 2 they said Ashley Cole has retired from international football because he didn't want to be on the reserve list. Also, Carrick and Cleverley won't be in the squad.
>> No. 5647 Anonymous
12th May 2014
Monday 10:57 am
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>>5646
Looking good then.
>> No. 5648 Anonymous
12th May 2014
Monday 2:09 pm
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Goalkeepers:
Joe Hart (Manchester City)
Fraser Forster (Celtic)
Ben Foster (West Bromwich Albion)
Defenders:
Leighton Baines (Everton)
Gary Cahill (Chelsea)
Phil Jagielka (Everton)
Glen Johnson (Liverpool)
Phil Jones (Manchester United)
Luke Shaw (Southampton)
Chris Smalling (Manchester United)
Midfielders:
Ross Barkley (Everton)
Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)
Jordan Henderson (Liverpool)
Adam Lallana (Southampton)
Frank Lampard (Chelsea)
James Milner (Manchester City)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal)
Raheem Sterling (Liverpool)
Jack Wilshere (Arsenal)
Forwards:
Rickie Lambert (Southampton)
Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)
Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool)
Danny Welbeck (Manchester United)

I like it. Time to give the players of the future a go.
>> No. 5649 Anonymous
12th May 2014
Monday 2:16 pm
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>>5648
Pretty much exactly as I expected. If anything I wanted a bit more youth, get rid of Lamps, I really would've put James Ward-Prowse in instead. I hope Will Hughes shines next year for Derby, either than or he's picked up by a bigger team if they don't make it into the PL.
>> No. 5650 Anonymous
12th May 2014
Monday 4:24 pm
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>>5648
Needs less Lampard and more Garry Barry.
>> No. 5651 Anonymous
12th May 2014
Monday 5:00 pm
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>>5650
What's the point in taking either?
>> No. 5652 Anonymous
12th May 2014
Monday 5:14 pm
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>>5651
one last holiday with the lads?
>> No. 5653 Anonymous
12th May 2014
Monday 5:17 pm
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>>5652
Lamps will be 36, he'll drop dead in the Brazilian jungle.
>> No. 5654 Anonymous
12th May 2014
Monday 5:56 pm
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>>5651
To me, that squad is balanced towards attacking (although who knows how Woy will have them play) so I think Barry would offer the option of more defensive cover when it needs shoring up.
>> No. 5655 Anonymous
12th May 2014
Monday 9:44 pm
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In b4 mad Hullfa.gs.
>> No. 5656 Anonymous
12th May 2014
Monday 9:48 pm
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>>5655
What a bunch of crap that image is.
>> No. 5714 Anonymous
30th May 2014
Friday 8:06 am
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It looks like the hype train is kicking off. It's weird; there has been low expectations during the qualifying, meaning the players have got quietly confident because they can relax and go about their business, but the media have decided this quiet confidence means they can start ramping up the pressure and expectations. Apart from Rooney, almost everything I've read says he'll have a bad tournament and make it his third World Cup without scoring.
>> No. 5715 Anonymous
31st May 2014
Saturday 9:33 am
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It looks like Woy is set on playing 4-2-3-1, which is why it was a huge mistake not taking Barry for defensive cover. Henderson and Gerrard do not play side-by-side for Liverpool; Gerrard has his deep role and Henderson's farther upfield with Coutinho/Lucas, winning the ball in more dangerous positions. Unsurprisingly, the performance went up again once Rooney and Gerrard were taken off and the latter couldn't spray his Hollywood passes out of play. Also, is Johnson really our best right-back?
>> No. 5716 Anonymous
31st May 2014
Saturday 9:35 am
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It looks like I'm going to start all my posts with the same three words.
>> No. 5717 Anonymous
31st May 2014
Saturday 12:28 pm
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That was perhaps the most boring England game I've ever watched. Maybe the idea is to play really slow against Italy and then bring on Sterling and someone else and knock up the pace at 60 minutes or something.
>> No. 5718 Anonymous
31st May 2014
Saturday 1:20 pm
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>>5717
I doubt anything will top the Algeria game from the last World Cup. I think the plan last night was to plod along in preparation for having to do the same in Brazil because of the heat.
>> No. 5719 Anonymous
4th June 2014
Wednesday 9:30 pm
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Fuck me, this is atrocious defending. I thought the plan was to attack like Liverpool, not defend like them.
>> No. 5720 Anonymous
4th June 2014
Wednesday 11:40 pm
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>>5719
I think woy wants to give everyone a run so nobody is left with zero caps at the end of it. To be fair to the terrible defending, it was smalling, Jones, milner and shaw, not exactly a recipe for success. On the bright side barkley was excellent,as was ox, I know woy doesn't have the balls to do it but I really can't see an argument for keeping rooney in the team.

Anyway, milner was a crap rb so it looks like we're stuck with glen Johnson back there, obviously cahill and jagielka in the centre and baines on the left. I don't know why baines didn't play today, at the very least some of the other players could learn to play with his dead balls and crosses. I don't know why foster played either, similar reasons to baines. Lamps won't start, Gerrard will be in his place, wilshere looked alright so for centre mid it looks like a straight choice between him and hendo. The big question really is attacking midfield, I'd get rid of rooney and put barkley there, maybe Wayne on the left if he holds his ground more than he did today, and bring sterling on for pace after 60m. Ox looked great on the right. Lambert looked like lambert, not much choice of anyone except sturridge starting up front


Just keep fucking welbeck away from the team.
>> No. 5721 Anonymous
7th June 2014
Saturday 6:10 pm
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>>5720
Rooney will start now that he's got a goal, it's inevitable. At least he seems to have gained a bit of motivation after a lot of the press have written him off. I expect he'll start against Italy, run around everywhere like a blue arsed fly without actually achieving much and will be substituted early in the second half because he's turned into a sweaty puddle of piss.

I can see why Woy wants to give the young/fringe players experience but pretty much every other team going to the World Cup have been fielding their first team so they can have everything fine tuned for when it all kicks off on Thursday. Hopefully the poor performances won't lead to the defence shitting the bed when it matters.
>> No. 5723 Anonymous
7th June 2014
Saturday 7:09 pm
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>>5721
>Hopefully the poor performances won't lead to the defence shitting the bed when it mattress.
I keep reading matters as mattress, and cook as cock. I might be losing it.

Fuck Rooney.
>> No. 5726 Anonymous
8th June 2014
Sunday 12:23 am
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Well that was shite.
>> No. 5727 Anonymous
8th June 2014
Sunday 8:55 am
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>>5726
I thought some of the quick passing was alright (if it didn't break down the moment it got to Johnson), but there wasn't enough of a threat in front of goal. Lallana flattered to deceive. Barkley has to start against the I-Ties.
>> No. 5729 Anonymous
8th June 2014
Sunday 5:56 pm
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It's war.
>> No. 5730 Anonymous
8th June 2014
Sunday 6:02 pm
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>>5729

It does have a ring to it though...
>> No. 5734 Anonymous
8th June 2014
Sunday 6:38 pm
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>>5729

It's fairly disgraceful to be using international sport as a sounding board for international politics.
>> No. 5735 Anonymous
8th June 2014
Sunday 8:18 pm
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>>5729

Surely young Argentines don't care about some bloody wind blasted rocks in the middle of the Atlantic?

Sage for /pol/ and all archaeologyers being scum anyway.
>> No. 5736 Anonymous
8th June 2014
Sunday 8:22 pm
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>>5735

I doubt they do but the fact Argentina seems to have a "Ministry for subjects related to the Falklands" which is shunting this kind of crap on their national team is worrying on all kinds of levels. Imagine Are Dave sending out the England team with a huge banner saying "We're all in it together". Makes me shudder to think.
>> No. 5737 Anonymous
9th June 2014
Monday 10:13 am
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>>5734 how dare they make a frivolent activity important on an international scale!
>> No. 5738 Anonymous
9th June 2014
Monday 10:14 am
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>>5737

Fuck off Cristina.

Try sorting out your economy instead of scapegoating the Falklands.
>> No. 5739 Anonymous
9th June 2014
Monday 11:46 am
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This seems like an opportune moment to remind .gs that this exists;

http://www.youtube.com/v/VKkcTpCur7g
>> No. 5740 Anonymous
9th June 2014
Monday 12:11 pm
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>>5739
I'm loving that.
>> No. 5741 Anonymous
9th June 2014
Monday 1:33 pm
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>>5739

Ha, at about 1:50 they more or less attribute the independence of Argentina to the Royal Navy. Nicely done.

And if that's real, which I hope it's not, it can't have a mainstream audience, right?
>> No. 5742 Anonymous
9th June 2014
Monday 1:53 pm
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>>5741
It is real. It's from an Argentine cartton called 'Zamba's Amazing Tour'.

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Americas/2013/0310/Malvinas-curriculum-helps-Argentina-revive-Falklands-claim

>In a recent episode of “Zamba’s Amazing Tour,” a popular children’s show produced by a state-run animation company in which a little boy revisits key moments in Argentina’s history, Zamba travels back to 1982 to learn why the islands are Argentine and the injustice of the British occupation.
>> No. 5743 Anonymous
9th June 2014
Monday 2:38 pm
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>>5742

Mind. Blown. They could at least do it properly and send the kid back to 1789 to partake in the Nootka Sound conventions. Fucking Argies can't do anything right.
>> No. 5744 Anonymous
9th June 2014
Monday 2:41 pm
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I think we should retaliate by making a version of The Magic Schoolbus about Are Empire.
>> No. 5745 Anonymous
9th June 2014
Monday 2:55 pm
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>>5744

Or Playdays. "It's the Raj stop!".
>> No. 5757 Anonymous
11th June 2014
Wednesday 5:08 pm
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>welbeck might be injured

There is a god.
>> No. 5758 Anonymous
11th June 2014
Wednesday 7:07 pm
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>>5757
Don't get your hopes up, Woy will probably end up playing Milner over Sterling.

I don't care if one of them has to come off the bench, I just want to see Ox, Sterling and Barkley behind Sturridge at some point.
>> No. 5760 Anonymous
11th June 2014
Wednesday 11:45 pm
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>>5758
Definitely, in fact that's the only outcome I want.
>> No. 5761 Anonymous
12th June 2014
Thursday 6:52 am
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The Mail have decided to publish Gary Neville's training notes, with a disclaimer to say they're fully behind Woy's Boys and wouldn't do anything to harm their World Cup chances.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/worldcup2014/article-2655237/Has-Gary-Neville-revealed-Englands-tactics-against-Italy-ahead-World-Cup-Group-D-opener.html
>> No. 5762 Anonymous
12th June 2014
Thursday 11:00 am
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>>5761 DM are retarded, but the people leaving comments on the article are even worse:

> 'These are only training tactics and not match tactics' Are you KIDDING me ?? Why do you think they are training ??! Coz they are jobless ?! These are tactics to be used for their match, you fools.

Anyone would think it's stopped England winning the world cup.
>> No. 5763 Anonymous
12th June 2014
Thursday 2:21 pm
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>>5762
Wait until they find out that this Roy Hodgson fella has been having press conferences where he's told the entire world that the plan for Saturday is to nullify Pirlo.
>> No. 5804 Anonymous
14th June 2014
Saturday 8:22 pm
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The BBC are reporting that Sterling is likely to start. Thank fuck for that.
>> No. 5805 Anonymous
14th June 2014
Saturday 8:43 pm
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>>5763
Doesn't matter, Veratti does the same thing and they'll have account ted for that.
>> No. 5806 Anonymous
14th June 2014
Saturday 8:51 pm
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>Hart: Johnson, Jagielka, Cahill, Baines; Gerrard, Henderson; Welbeck, Sterling, Rooney; Sturridge.
>Welbeck

4-2-3-1. At least Sturridge is up top instead of being pushed on the wing to support Rooney.
>> No. 5807 Anonymous
14th June 2014
Saturday 9:33 pm
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>>5806
>Welbeck
At least Sterling is starting. Thank fuck.
>> No. 5815 Anonymous
14th June 2014
Saturday 10:56 pm
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Shit. We've lost. The Eye-ties have sung their anthem with more passion.
>> No. 5820 Anonymous
15th June 2014
Sunday 1:05 am
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Viva Italia.
>> No. 5825 Anonymous
15th June 2014
Sunday 11:38 am
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>>5815 This does seem to be the tendency for this World Cup.

Yesterday was crying out for Garry Barry, he clearly is the best cover we could have had for the back four and he wouldn't have left Baines exposed like Gerrard and Rooney did between them. Woy got it wrong; he had plenty of warnings to fix this before Balotelli scored and then there wasn't enough of a threat going forward when the Italians shut up shop, which they're renowned for doing.
>> No. 6994 Anonymous
29th May 2015
Friday 10:32 pm
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Just a reminder, lads. If Sherwood wins tomorrow then he's guaranteed to be the next England manager.
>> No. 6995 Anonymous
29th May 2015
Friday 10:43 pm
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>>6994
He might have a bit of a wait if Woy manages to deliver in the Euros. They're 100% in the qualifying so far.
>> No. 6997 Anonymous
29th May 2015
Friday 10:49 pm
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I can honestly say I have not missed that OP.
>> No. 6999 Anonymous
29th May 2015
Friday 11:08 pm
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It occurs to me that we're all doing rather well in the Euro so far. England top of their group, Wales and NI second, Scotland in line for the play-offs. What a fucking ride it'll be if all four make it through.
>> No. 7004 Anonymous
30th May 2015
Saturday 7:23 am
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>>6995
England generally do very well in the qualifiers. The actual tournaments are a different matter, though, and the World Cup certainly didn't seem like progress was being made.
>> No. 7022 Anonymous
12th June 2015
Friday 9:44 pm
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>>6999
THIS IS IT, LADS.

WE'RE GOING TO FUCKING FRANCE.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5LW07FTJbI
>> No. 7026 Anonymous
16th June 2015
Tuesday 6:11 am
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>Roy Hodgson has indicated he will continue with Phil Jones as England’s right-back and made it clear to Nathaniel Clyne that he has no right “on the basis of a good season” to think he should take over from the Manchester United defender.

http://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/jun/15/roy-hodgson-nathaniel-clyne-england

Keep playing Jones and Smalling, just because they play for United. Clearly it doesn't matter that they're not good enough. Fuck's sake.
>> No. 7190 Anonymous
10th October 2015
Saturday 9:53 pm
7190 Bosnia 2 Wales 1; Israel 1 Cyprus 2
>>7022
It's official, lads. Better get your passports sorted.
>> No. 7191 Anonymous
10th October 2015
Saturday 10:17 pm
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>>7190
Looks like it's going to be everyone but the sweaties.
>> No. 7192 Anonymous
10th October 2015
Saturday 10:27 pm
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>>7191
It's also twice in one day that a Welsh team has lost but still qualified for the next stage. An odd day, but I'll take a World Cup quarter-final spot and what is likely to be Pot 1 for the Euro 2016 draw.
>> No. 7195 Anonymous
12th October 2015
Monday 1:04 am
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Norn Iron have finished top of their group, having been drawn out of Pot 5. Apparently that's the first time that's ever been done. Well done, lads. The Republic are in the play-offs, so 4/5 is still on the cards.
>> No. 7495 Anonymous
6th February 2016
Saturday 7:22 pm
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This would be my squad for the Euros, based on current form.

GK: Hart, Butland, Forster

DF: Clyne, Chambers/Walker, Smalling, Stones, Cahill, Bertrand, Baines/Gibbs

MF: Alli, Dier, Barkley, Ox, Wilshere, Drinkwater, Two of Henderson, Shelvey, Milner, Delph, Carroll, Lallana, Ibe

FW: Rooney, Vardy, Kane, Walcott, Welbeck/Sturbridge
>> No. 7543 Anonymous
21st February 2016
Sunday 8:36 am
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>>7495
Welbeck? Aside from yesterday he hasn't started a game since April.


This post was bought to you by Match of the Day.

I'd take Henderson and Delph. Would leave Drubjwater at home and bring Lallana.
>> No. 7544 Anonymous
21st February 2016
Sunday 8:49 am
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>>7543
Sturridge hasn't started much more, either. It's more a case of which one won't be crocked again by June.
>> No. 7610 Anonymous
26th March 2016
Saturday 9:46 pm
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They should just give us the trophy now.
>> No. 7611 Anonymous
26th March 2016
Saturday 9:48 pm
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>>7610
Why the fuck did Welbeck start? The Welbeck and Lallana sub was my first team, and it was great, first time I've been excited to see an England game since 2004-06.
>> No. 7612 Anonymous
28th March 2016
Monday 12:11 pm
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>Roy Hodgson has indicated that Wayne Rooney will continue in England’s attack once he returns from injury despite Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy delivering a powerful case to change the order of merit with their goals in the 3-2 comeback win against Germany that has given the team a significant lift in advance of Euro 2016. Hodgson, once again showing his loyalty to his captain, argued it was unfair to assume the Manchester United player might be “jettisoned in some way” when it was suggested to him that Kane and Vardy, the Premier League’s two leading scorers, had made it hard for Rooney to get back into the side.

http://www.theguardian.com/football/2016/mar/27/roy-hodgson-wayne-rooney-euro-2016

Fuck's sake.
>> No. 7613 Anonymous
28th March 2016
Monday 12:38 pm
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>>7612

I rather wish Rooney would just give up the mantle voluntarily. Is there much precedent for that sort of thing? I've only been following the footy for five years or so.
>> No. 7614 Anonymous
28th March 2016
Monday 1:10 pm
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>>7612

Rooney is a failure. He has consistently failed to deliver for the national team, and is no longer an integral part of his club's increasingly measly ambitions. He would be nothing more than the proverbial ghost at the feast when set amongst the spirited team everyone just witnessed in Berlin, even if allowed on as a twelfth
man.

All the "experience" and "maturity" nonsense is just that. When I started hearing people ponder whether the most recent starting XI had enough caps between them during the Germany game I was utterly perplexed. Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard have a made a bevy of appearances for England never won a damn thing, nor indeed have they ever looked especially close to doing so, and only a madman would suggest bringing either back into the fold. To consider Rooney to be anything less than a member of that failed generation would be a grand mistake.
>> No. 7615 Anonymous
28th March 2016
Monday 1:42 pm
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>>7614
>He has consistently failed to deliver for the national team

He did pretty well at Euro 2004 until he was injured and he was alright at the 2006 World Cup until he decided to stamp on Carvalho's gonads. Ever since, meh.

The age of Rooney pasta always amuses me when I see it.
>> No. 7616 Anonymous
28th March 2016
Monday 1:43 pm
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>>7612
Woy is a cunt if Rooney starts, no if's, no buts.
>> No. 7618 Anonymous
29th March 2016
Tuesday 10:17 pm
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Why can't Woy just stick to whatever winning formula he accidentally finds?
>> No. 7619 Anonymous
29th March 2016
Tuesday 10:21 pm
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>>7618
I think he was trialling a plan B.

Still, it was shite.
>> No. 7620 Anonymous
29th March 2016
Tuesday 11:10 pm
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>>7618
Because he has a soft spot for James Milner. I think we may need Dier and Drinkwater both on the pitch as holding midfielders against tougher opposition because the defence is looking shaky.

I don't like the new kit. The blue sleeves reminds me of Tena Lady/Always when they demonstrate how absorbant their fanny pads are.
>> No. 7621 Anonymous
30th March 2016
Wednesday 12:00 am
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>>7620
I think Dier is the DMF of the future but I don't think he can cut it right now, not perfectly, and not on his own, anyway.

But in that case we have so much going forwards we need five in midfield and two up frotn as far as I can tell, but we don't have three competents centre backs.

So if we're stuck with four at the back either we rely on Dier and all his misgivings (few for someone his age) or we take someone out up front or just risk it with Dier at the back. I'm up for risking it, we have more going forward than we have at any time since Sheringham retired, it'd be a mistake not to try and capitalise on that.

I don't see what Drinkwater brings. He's competent but he's nothing more than a squad player to me.

The kits are shit.
>> No. 7622 Anonymous
30th March 2016
Wednesday 9:16 pm
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It's the tournament to try something out - there's no expectations. We're not going to win it (just look at the defence) so send in the youth:

hart
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kane

it's an energetic and attacking team so should be good to watch and it'll give the lads top level experience - two birds, John Stones.
>> No. 7623 Anonymous
30th March 2016
Wednesday 9:25 pm
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Hart
Rose, Smalling, Stones, Clyn
Dier
Lallana, Barkley, Alli
Kane, Vardy

Don't think Welbeck or Sterling bring anything. Hendo maybe instead of Lallana in a 4-2-2-2
>> No. 7624 Anonymous
30th March 2016
Wednesday 10:07 pm
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>>7622
i'm a donut - replace sterling with alli who will play centrally
>> No. 7683 Anonymous
11th May 2016
Wednesday 7:00 am
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>England manager Roy Hodgson is delaying announcing his 23-man Euro 2016 squad until Monday to "better assess players' fitness" after the final round of Premier League fixtures. It was due to be revealed on Thursday.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/36262235

Looks like he's waiting to see how long Henderson and Welbeck are expected to be out. I'm half expecting Defoe to get a call up.
>> No. 7684 Anonymous
11th May 2016
Wednesday 7:29 am
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>>7683
I'd rather take Rashford. I'm kind of glad Welbeck is dead, all we need now is have someone push Rooney in front of a bus.
>> No. 7685 Anonymous
11th May 2016
Wednesday 12:22 pm
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>>7684

Maybe that's what was going on at West Ham last night?
>> No. 7725 Anonymous
16th May 2016
Monday 5:14 pm
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Goalkeepers: Joe Hart (Manchester City), Fraser Forster (Southampton), Tom Heaton (Burnley).

Defenders: Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), John Stones (Everton), Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur), Ryan Bertrand (Southampton), Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur), Nathaniel Clyne (Liverpool).

Midfielders: Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur), Ross Barkley (Everton), Fabian Delph (Manchester City), Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Danny Drinkwater (Leicester City), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Adam Lallana (Liverpool), James Milner (Liverpool), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Andros Townsend (Newcastle United), Jack Wilshere (Arsenal).

Strikers: Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City), Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United).
>> No. 7726 Anonymous
16th May 2016
Monday 5:50 pm
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>>7725

Sour grapes on his part, but not exactly unwarranted.
>> No. 7727 Anonymous
16th May 2016
Monday 6:03 pm
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>>7726
Delph won't make the final squad, there's far too many central midfielders in there.

Apparently Ireland are going to have a cheeky punt on calling him up because he's eligible for them.
>> No. 7728 Anonymous
16th May 2016
Monday 6:51 pm
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>>7727
No he isn't.
>> No. 7729 Anonymous
16th May 2016
Monday 7:00 pm
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>>7728
>Noble is eligible through his grandparents and is related to Albert Clarke, the retired former vice-chairman of the Dublin District Schoolboys’ League.

http://www.independent.ie/sport/soccer/international-soccer/west-hams-mark-noble-reveals-how-he-has-turned-down-advances-from-the-fai-34534628.html

U wot, m8?
>> No. 7730 Anonymous
16th May 2016
Monday 10:09 pm
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>>7729
Your whole post suggested you were talking about Delph.
>> No. 7732 Anonymous
31st May 2016
Tuesday 6:49 pm
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Goalkeepers: Joe Hart (Manchester City), Fraser Forster (Southampton), Tom Heaton (Burnley).

Defenders: Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), John Stones (Everton), Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur), Ryan Bertrand (Southampton), Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur), Nathaniel Clyne (Liverpool).

Midfielders: Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur), Ross Barkley (Everton), Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Adam Lallana (Liverpool), James Milner (Liverpool), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Jack Wilshere (Arsenal).

Strikers: Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City), Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United).

I'd have taken Drinky over Henderson, Lallana and Barkley. Barkley has had a poor season.
>> No. 7733 Anonymous
31st May 2016
Tuesday 7:22 pm
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I may just have to adblock that image of Fabio Capello's unique physique.
>> No. 7734 Anonymous
31st May 2016
Tuesday 8:00 pm
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>>7733
Giving you too much of a raging stonk on every time you see it?
>> No. 7735 Anonymous
31st May 2016
Tuesday 8:15 pm
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>>7734

What can I say, he is looking pretty curvaceous on the right-hand picture.
>> No. 7736 Anonymous
31st May 2016
Tuesday 8:20 pm
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>>7733
You think he's the only bloke with a body like that? Looks pretty run of the mill to me.
>> No. 7737 Anonymous
31st May 2016
Tuesday 8:48 pm
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>>7736
You take that back.
>> No. 7738 Anonymous
1st June 2016
Wednesday 6:55 pm
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>>7737

That's a more flattering picture. And I realise now perhaps I was being a bit harsh, he's in fine shape for his age. The OP picture haunts me still.
>> No. 7746 Anonymous
10th June 2016
Friday 5:59 am
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>And so it starts: Drunken England fans chanting 'ISIS, where are you?' in violent clashes with Marseille locals and police firing tear gas as Euro 2016 build-up turns bloody

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3633958/ing-er-land-ing-er-land-ing-er-land.html
>> No. 7747 Anonymous
10th June 2016
Friday 11:56 pm
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This is the Euro 2016 mascot. Is it just me or does he have a cock for a nose?
>> No. 7748 Anonymous
10th June 2016
Friday 11:57 pm
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>>7746
Marseille is part of the caliphate already, frankly.
>> No. 7749 Anonymous
11th June 2016
Saturday 12:43 am
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>>7747
Think it's just you mate. With the eyebrows it looks more like a pair of ovaries to me...
>> No. 7750 Anonymous
11th June 2016
Saturday 12:54 pm
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The group stage finishes on the 22nd. Anyone else think the back pages will be all about Brexit on the 23rd?
>> No. 7751 Anonymous
11th June 2016
Saturday 7:34 pm
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Well worth waiting 58 years for. We're definitely going to win the tournament on this form.
>> No. 7752 Anonymous
11th June 2016
Saturday 9:57 pm
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We're definitely not going to win the tournament on this form.
>> No. 7753 Anonymous
11th June 2016
Saturday 10:03 pm
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>>7752
You never know, third placed teams can make it out of the groups this year.
>> No. 7754 Anonymous
11th June 2016
Saturday 11:18 pm
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Why didn't he play Vardy or Rashford? Why stick with people who keep throwing away chances?
>> No. 7755 Anonymous
12th June 2016
Sunday 1:31 am
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>>7754
>>7752
It was a good performance I thought, loads of positives, we dominated the game but the shooting was off, there were a lot of shots on target but they were all straight at the bloody keeper (Akinfeev, who is utter shit, but we barely tested him).

There was no finished product. Sterling was our weak point going forwards and Kane was a bit absent, unusually. Sterling looked positive but as usual didn't turn things into... anything.

The defence is shit, we knew that before, we still know it.
>> No. 7756 Anonymous
12th June 2016
Sunday 1:34 am
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>>7754
Also I don't see much reason to have played Vardy or Rashford. I'm surprised there were no subs before the goal, I guess given the pressure we put on Russia Woy was just hoping it'd yield dividends. He was right but only because of a set piece we shouldnt've had.

Would've bought Vardy on for Sterling at half time.
>> No. 7757 Anonymous
12th June 2016
Sunday 2:41 am
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>>7755

Sterling does have a fantastic arse though.
>> No. 7759 Anonymous
12th June 2016
Sunday 3:07 am
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>>7757

Bumder.
>> No. 7760 Anonymous
12th June 2016
Sunday 8:31 am
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>Fighting broke out in Nice tonight when Irish and Polish fans were attacked by locals as the Euros were marred by violence.

>Witnesses said local hooligans from the “Nice Ultras” started brawls with travelling fans ahead Ireland and Poland’s match today. Glasses were hurled as thugs fought on the streets while riot police tried to regain control of the situation.

>Ireland and Poland fans had earlier been applauded for sharing selfies and singing together ahead of the fixture in the Allianz Riviera stadium at 5pm on Sunday.

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/violence-nice-northern-ireland-poland-8171259

It's always the bloody French kicking things off.
>> No. 7761 Anonymous
12th June 2016
Sunday 6:24 pm
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>>7760
Where are all the moderate French coming out to condemn this? They need to do more about their extreme brethren.
>> No. 7762 Anonymous
12th June 2016
Sunday 6:39 pm
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>>7761
The so called "moderates" are shy sympathisers. If these extremists get their way, all those "moderates" will come out of the woodwork and smash chairs on everyone's heads.
>> No. 7763 Anonymous
12th June 2016
Sunday 7:14 pm
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>Uefa has threatened to disqualify England and Russia from Euro 2016 if there is any further violence by fans.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-36510550

That'll be Wales through as group winners then.
>> No. 7764 Anonymous
12th June 2016
Sunday 8:28 pm
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>>7760

>“Nice Ultras”

Heh.
>> No. 7765 Anonymous
12th June 2016
Sunday 9:00 pm
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>>7764


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JAMspjxkrg
>> No. 7766 Anonymous
13th June 2016
Monday 6:18 pm
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>A top football official in Moscow has praised the Russian fans involved in violence over the weekend in Marseille, saying they had defended their country’s honour and should be forgiven.

>“I don’t see anything wrong with the fans fighting,” Igor Lebedev wrote on Twitter. “Quite the opposite, well done lads, keep it up!”

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2016/jun/13/moscow-football-official-to-violent-fans-well-done-lads-keep-it-up
>> No. 7767 Anonymous
16th June 2016
Thursday 2:52 pm
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Wales wouldn't be in this tournament if t'weren't for Bale. Wish he'd never left Spurs.
>> No. 7768 Anonymous
16th June 2016
Thursday 4:05 pm
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Norniron v Ukraine in under an hour.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unGYG-jqXm8

PARIS? WHERE THE FUCK IS PARIS?
>> No. 7769 Anonymous
16th June 2016
Thursday 5:55 pm
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Fuck knows why you'd take so many strikers and then have Sterling and Lallana up front with Kane. If Vardy doesn't start the next game I'll be pissed.
>> No. 7770 Anonymous
16th June 2016
Thursday 7:00 pm
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>>7768
How on Earth did that happen? There shall be much guinness consumed tonight...

Norn Ireland won, England beat Wales, Scotland not qualified... can't really think of a better situation right now!
>> No. 7771 Anonymous
16th June 2016
Thursday 8:39 pm
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>>7770
We might see all three of the home nations out of the group stage. Though, to be fair, they've made it really difficult to get knocked out of the group stage this time.
>> No. 7773 Anonymous
16th June 2016
Thursday 8:45 pm
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>>7771
If we top the group and Norn Iron go through in third then I think we'd face them in the last 16.
>> No. 7774 Anonymous
16th June 2016
Thursday 8:53 pm
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>>7773
Second place in B will play second place in F. After the match on Tuesday night, it's looking like that could be Portugal. So still plenty of opportunity for England to get knocked out early.
>> No. 7775 Anonymous
16th June 2016
Thursday 9:53 pm
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Germany and Poland drawing means Ukraine are the first team elimated and Norn Iron are guaranteed to finish at least third due to head to head counting before goal difference.
>> No. 7776 Anonymous
16th June 2016
Thursday 11:05 pm
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It's weird how we don't have a Woy thread.
>> No. 7779 Anonymous
20th June 2016
Monday 10:18 pm
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Two down, one to go.
>> No. 7780 Anonymous
20th June 2016
Monday 10:41 pm
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>>7779
Maybe street violence is how Russia is compensating for their shit team.
>> No. 7781 Anonymous
20th June 2016
Monday 10:48 pm
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Why England? Always like this. Why? Please stop.
>> No. 7782 Anonymous
21st June 2016
Tuesday 12:26 am
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>>7779
Ok. I tried to figure it out for myself, but I need to ask for help. How are the points in the final column calculated? I've tried many combinations in my head to manipulate the other numbers in a way that matches the final points tally for each team, but no luck. Then I looked on wikipedia, on the UEFA website, and even ended up in the second page of google results, but I cannot find this information anywhere.

So someone please enlighten me.
>> No. 7783 Anonymous
21st June 2016
Tuesday 12:32 am
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I'm fucking furious, just send us home. Whoever we're meant to play next, just let them go through.

>>7782
Win = 3 points, draw = 1...
>> No. 7784 Anonymous
21st June 2016
Tuesday 12:34 am
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>>7783
>Win = 3 points, draw = 1...
God fucking damnit. I was so convinced that the goal difference had to be relevant because why else would they include it in the table?
>> No. 7785 Anonymous
21st June 2016
Tuesday 12:37 am
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>>7784
Because it discriminates between two teams with the same number of points

If that's the same then it's goals scored. Usually anyway, it depends on the tournament. Sometimes the head-to-head result is given favour.
>> No. 7786 Anonymous
21st June 2016
Tuesday 12:39 am
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>>7784
Also in rugby union you get a bonus point for 4 tries in a game, in football there's no incentive for that. Originally you got 2 points for a win and 1 for a draw but it was changed to 3 to incentivise attacking (generally exciting, except when England do it) football.
>> No. 7787 Anonymous
21st June 2016
Tuesday 12:41 am
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>>7785
>>7786
Alrighty, thanks. That satisfies my once-a-decade glimpse into the world of football, back to my regular life now.
>> No. 7788 Anonymous
21st June 2016
Tuesday 12:43 am
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>>7787
Can you be my shoulder to cry on? I'm thinking about voting Remain in the upcoming referendum just because we're so fuckign shit at football we don't deserve to be a nation anymore.

I was a solid leaver until about four hours ago.
>> No. 7789 Anonymous
21st June 2016
Tuesday 12:47 am
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That was just dreadful. That was just awful. I feel bad for the players. They should just quit the national team and leave France.
>> No. 7790 Anonymous
21st June 2016
Tuesday 1:21 am
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>>7789
My mate was telling me it wasn't that bad, we made a lot of chances, just didn't capitalise on them, etc.

It's football, if you can't score goals you can't win and don't deserve to win, fuck all the whining about how we should be winning.
>> No. 7791 Anonymous
21st June 2016
Tuesday 10:07 pm
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Woy has really fucked up. In the same half as Italy, Spain, France and Germany.
>> No. 7792 Anonymous
21st June 2016
Tuesday 10:33 pm
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>>7791
You can potentially at Portugal and Belgium to that list. We didn't really have a Group of Death this time but the bottom half of the draw might well make up for it.

The Turks beat the Czechs so Northern Ireland are now guaranteed a place in the third round. Three out of three into the knockout stage. Who says Britain has no clout in Europe?

With the remaining combinations, Wales will play Turkey, unless both they and Albania are pushed out, in which case we'll play Northern Ireland.
>> No. 7793 Anonymous
21st June 2016
Tuesday 10:45 pm
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>>7792
Northern Ireland is not a part of Britain.
>> No. 7794 Anonymous
21st June 2016
Tuesday 11:07 pm
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>>7793
Do you want a Blue Peter badge?
>> No. 7795 Anonymous
21st June 2016
Tuesday 11:12 pm
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>>7794
Doesn't everyone?
>> No. 7796 Anonymous
21st June 2016
Tuesday 11:13 pm
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>>7793
Go tell the good folk of East Belfast that.
>> No. 7797 Anonymous
22nd June 2016
Wednesday 8:53 pm
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Iceland, which means they'll park the bus, we'll have over 60% possession but every shot will be blocked, every cross will either be over hit or not clear the first man, the same will apply for corners, and they'll nick it 1 - 0 with a Gylfi free kick.
>> No. 7798 Anonymous
22nd June 2016
Wednesday 9:23 pm
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>>77965
Speaking as a representative of the folk of east Belfast, it is geographically incorrect to say that Northern Ireland is part of Britain. It is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
>> No. 7799 Anonymous
22nd June 2016
Wednesday 9:28 pm
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>>7798

Ireland for the Irish. Piss off already!
>> No. 7800 Anonymous
22nd June 2016
Wednesday 9:38 pm
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>>7799
Stating the fact of British sovereignty over the six counties is not an endorsement of unionism, my friend.
>> No. 7801 Anonymous
22nd June 2016
Wednesday 9:48 pm
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Fucking hell. I try to stay as neutral as I can, but I can't help but get happy and mini-celebrate whenever a home nation scores.

Come on Ireland.
>> No. 7802 Anonymous
22nd June 2016
Wednesday 9:52 pm
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FUCKING YESS
>> No. 7803 Anonymous
22nd June 2016
Wednesday 10:01 pm
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Imagine being Scottish right now.

I reckon the semis will be Croatia v Wales and Germany v France.
>> No. 7804 Anonymous
22nd June 2016
Wednesday 11:21 pm
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>>7803
Wales v Germany finals.
>> No. 7805 Anonymous
22nd June 2016
Wednesday 11:26 pm
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>>7804
0-0, Wales win 4-3 on pens. Cap it, lads. It's going to happen, I'm telling you now.
>> No. 7806 Anonymous
26th June 2016
Sunday 12:01 am
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I didn't think I'd see a worse game this tournament than Wales - Norn Iron but then Portugal - Croatia happened. I really hope Poland wipe the floor with them, they're such cunts to watch.
>> No. 7807 Anonymous
26th June 2016
Sunday 12:13 am
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>>7806
Crexit was awful. They were by far the better team, and created far more chances, but got mugged at the death.

I kind of hope they do the same in the next round but only because I think Wales wouldn't stand a chance against Poland.
>> No. 7808 Anonymous
26th June 2016
Sunday 2:29 am
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>>7807

The better team are the winners
>> No. 7809 Anonymous
26th June 2016
Sunday 7:28 am
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>>7808
Never heard of a smash and grab win?
>> No. 7810 Anonymous
27th June 2016
Monday 8:22 pm
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Ahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
>> No. 7811 Anonymous
27th June 2016
Monday 8:33 pm
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Remember, lads. You voted for this.
>> No. 7812 Anonymous
27th June 2016
Monday 9:51 pm
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This is unbelievable. What the hell is going on? Everything is going to shit. Fucking hell.
>> No. 7813 Anonymous
27th June 2016
Monday 9:54 pm
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Pathetic.

Fucking pathetic.

I don't understand how we can be so consistently bad. I can't make sense of it.

Fuck England. I'm done watching them.
>> No. 7814 Anonymous
27th June 2016
Monday 10:07 pm
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I bet this guy's changed his tune.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15joCwPYYk8
>> No. 7816 Anonymous
27th June 2016
Monday 10:18 pm
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Woy's gone. They're calling it a resignation, but it isn't really since he was going to be out of contract anyway.
>> No. 7818 Anonymous
27th June 2016
Monday 10:21 pm
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>>7813
>I don't understand how we can be so consistently bad. I can't make sense of it.

Because we're not very good at football.
>> No. 7819 Anonymous
27th June 2016
Monday 10:28 pm
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>>7816

I'm your man.
>> No. 7820 Anonymous
27th June 2016
Monday 10:51 pm
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>>7819
He was part of Woy's team and will be going with him.
>> No. 7821 Anonymous
27th June 2016
Monday 10:58 pm
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WE'RE ON A ROLL THIS WEEK LADS
>> No. 7822 Anonymous
27th June 2016
Monday 11:04 pm
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>>7821
These things come in threes. What's next?
>> No. 7823 Anonymous
27th June 2016
Monday 11:19 pm
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>>7822
No, I think that's the three done. You've exited in the referendum, got washed out in the cricket, and failed to beat a frozen food chain in the football.

Meanwhile, down here in Wales ...
>> No. 7825 Anonymous
1st July 2016
Friday 2:04 pm
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Oh well. It's been a lovely trip, lads.
>> No. 7826 Anonymous
1st July 2016
Friday 5:49 pm
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Why do we compete as Great Britain in the Olympics and stuff, but field four separate teams in the Rugball?

If we sent just one team with the best players from each nation we'd actually be pretty fucking good.
>> No. 7827 Anonymous
1st July 2016
Friday 5:52 pm
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>>7826
Because we invented football and at the time we got it on a proper footing there was only us to play it, hence playing against each other.
>> No. 7828 Anonymous
1st July 2016
Friday 6:02 pm
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>>7826
>If we sent just one team with the best players from each nation we'd actually be pretty fucking good.

It'd just be England plus Bale and possibly a couple other Welsh players like Ramsey and Williams.
>> No. 7829 Anonymous
1st July 2016
Friday 6:37 pm
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>>7827
I get annoyed at all the nonsense about Team GB. The Home Nations' special status is guaranteed in FIFA's constitution, and control half the votes on the IFAB (FIFA gets the other half). IFAB predates FIFA, and FIFA has no power to dissolve it. If FIFA did decide to de-recognise SFA, FAW and IFA, they could retaliate by making life very difficult at the IFAB with the help of the FA (the "England" thing is central to their image).

In rugby, we have previously competed as Great Britain at the Olympics while the Home Unions competed separately. The Lions are an institution almost as old as what was then the IRFB. Granted, we dominated the IRFB until it expanded from eight unions to sixteen in 1987 (and now over a hundred). Sevens is on the programme in Rio, but there's no talk of Team GB changing the situation of the Home Unions there.
>> No. 7830 Anonymous
1st July 2016
Friday 6:42 pm
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>>7828
Look how far that arrogance got your shitty team.
>> No. 7831 Anonymous
1st July 2016
Friday 7:03 pm
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>>7830
It's not really arrogance mate, that is simply what the case would be. We still deserved to lose, unless you can identify any other British players who'd make the squad. Don't bother naming one or two, be meaningful.
>> No. 7832 Anonymous
1st July 2016
Friday 7:05 pm
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>>7830
No, lad. It's a fact. Kyle Lafferty isn't good enough for the England squad nor is Jonny Evans. Scotland have Andrew Robertson who could be good enough but the rest of their team are mediocre. Wales have Bale, Ramsey and Williams and that's it quality-wise, maybe Allen at a push.
>> No. 7833 Anonymous
1st July 2016
Friday 7:59 pm
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>>7831
>>7832
Wales are still in the competition, so obviously they are better than the English team.

Less arrogance please. Maybe then you may make it to a quarter finals.
>> No. 7834 Anonymous
1st July 2016
Friday 9:39 pm
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>>7833
You need you head checked, the logic bit isn't working.
>> No. 7835 Anonymous
1st July 2016
Friday 9:51 pm
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>>7833
>Maybe then you may make it to a quarter finals.
You mean semi-final.

DON'T TAKE ME HOME
>> No. 7836 Anonymous
1st July 2016
Friday 10:02 pm
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Now to dig out my family tree.
>> No. 7837 Anonymous
1st July 2016
Friday 10:27 pm
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That second goal by Robson-Kanu was just beautiful.
>> No. 7838 Anonymous
1st July 2016
Friday 11:12 pm
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>>7837
My missus has as much interest in football as the average cat does in the history of the tuba and even she was impressed and wanted to see another replay.
>> No. 7839 Anonymous
2nd July 2016
Saturday 12:10 am
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Croeso y Cymru bitches.
>> No. 7840 Anonymous
2nd July 2016
Saturday 1:51 am
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They say everything is political.
>> No. 7841 Anonymous
2nd July 2016
Saturday 5:53 am
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The DM have a big graphic on their site about how Robson-Kanu and Ashley Williams "only" earn 10k and 45k a week respectively.
>> No. 7842 Anonymous
2nd July 2016
Saturday 9:10 am
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>>7841
And? They quite probably deserve more.
>> No. 7843 Anonymous
2nd July 2016
Saturday 9:23 am
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>>7841
It's all relative, especially when other footballers earn over £300k a week.
>> No. 7844 Anonymous
2nd July 2016
Saturday 11:10 am
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>>7842

Don't get shirty with me, you cunt.

>>7843

I know, but the suggestion seems to be that their wages are low enough to be deemed measley.
>> No. 7845 Anonymous
2nd July 2016
Saturday 11:28 am
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>>7844

Don't get cunty with me, you shirt-lifter.
>> No. 7848 Anonymous
13th July 2016
Wednesday 7:47 pm
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Sam Allardyce: Sunderland boss in talks over England manager's job

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/36783415
>> No. 7849 Anonymous
13th July 2016
Wednesday 8:03 pm
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As someone who isn't interested in football at all, and hence I can offer a completely unbiased opinion, I think they should offer Gazza the manager job.
>> No. 7850 Anonymous
13th July 2016
Wednesday 8:23 pm
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>>7848

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-mTZykSHGM

No thanks. Why would we want that relegation scrapper.
>> No. 7851 Anonymous
13th July 2016
Wednesday 8:30 pm
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>>7850
Because he's good at polishing turds and England can't even get the basics right at the minute.
>> No. 7854 Anonymous
20th July 2016
Wednesday 10:23 pm
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Allardici to be confirmed tomorrow.

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2016/jul/20/sam-allardyce-england-manager-set
>> No. 7940 Anonymous
4th September 2016
Sunday 7:13 pm
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Might as well give us the world cup now.
>> No. 7941 Anonymous
4th September 2016
Sunday 11:42 pm
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>>7940 Christ, football fans are as bad as Labour voters.
>> No. 7942 Anonymous
5th September 2016
Monday 1:05 am
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>>7941
Football fans have better reason.

Test ⚽
>> No. 7943 Anonymous
5th September 2016
Monday 1:17 am
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>>7942
Oh what have you started.
>> No. 7944 Anonymous
5th September 2016
Monday 6:58 am
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>>7941
Under Woy we couldn't beat Slovakia at the Euros. Under Big Sam we scraped a 1 - 0 victory in injury time when they were down to 10 men. Everyone knows the hallmark of champions is being able to grind out wins when you're playing shit.
>> No. 7948 Anonymous
11th September 2016
Sunday 7:52 pm
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>Atalanta 2 Torino 1: Joe Hart has debut to forget with mistake for equaliser and then beaten by a penalty

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/1764858/atalanta-2-torino-1-joe-hart-has-debut-to-forget-with-mistake-for-equaliser-and-then-beaten-by-a-penalty/

I really hope Hart and his Billy Big Bollocks act fucks off and he never plays for England again.
>> No. 7988 Anonymous
11th October 2016
Tuesday 11:02 pm
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>> No. 8094 Anonymous
22nd March 2017
Wednesday 8:25 pm
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What's going on with this new England kit? The red away kit's always been my favourite and now there's this dark blue nonsense?

It's enough to make me want to stab several dozen Londoners.

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