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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #400: July 06, 2024, 06:11:03 PM »
Oh, Canada!!!  Argentina next  - you can do it!

As for the GP, it's another 'get-out-of-jail-free' job. Says a lot that the total highlights package, for the first half, was a Swiss defensive tackle... :roll: But, I suppose, it's the result that counts... ;) Pleased for Saka - redemption for the  Euro '20 final...

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #401: July 06, 2024, 11:19:48 PM »
Uruguay and Brazil was an ugly game.

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #402: July 09, 2024, 11:00:16 AM »
Started when it was played after a game at Euro '20, and became the 'song-of-the-tournament', for GP fans. The FA were keen to encourage it, in the hopes it would replace 'Vindaloo', which the FA have always hated. No chance of that... :D

Here's a reminder... ;)   


I like Vindaloo for an England football song. It has the spirit. Here is the the Netherlands:





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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #403: July 09, 2024, 04:17:23 PM »
Is it still Spain without Pique and Iniesta?

[edit: apparently so]

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #404: July 09, 2024, 05:21:38 PM »
Spain looks very good.

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #405: July 09, 2024, 05:46:06 PM »
Spain looks very good.
it is a beautiful country :)

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #406: July 09, 2024, 07:02:49 PM »
it is a beautiful country :)
they say it's pretty, though I've never been

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #407: July 10, 2024, 10:25:15 AM »
They like squirt guns
they say it's pretty, though I've never been

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #408: July 10, 2024, 02:18:34 PM »
the Barcelona Squirts sound like a U10 hockey team

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #409: July 10, 2024, 03:30:28 PM »
Quite the start.

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #410: July 10, 2024, 03:50:53 PM »
There's going to be a new Ibiza joke about Foden and scoring by the end of this  :P

Exciting first half, where have these guys all been for the past 3 weeks?

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #411: July 10, 2024, 04:34:58 PM »
England might not win but they will get some awards. Academy awards.

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #412: July 10, 2024, 04:49:30 PM »
Started out like a 5-4 game but now now neither side wants to lose.

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« Reply #413: July 10, 2024, 04:51:22 PM »
And just as I say that England scores.

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #414: July 10, 2024, 04:57:11 PM »
The GP moves on.

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #415: July 10, 2024, 05:01:07 PM »
Does UEFA allow fire ships?

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #416: July 10, 2024, 06:44:08 PM »
berhalter out per WaPo

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #417: July 10, 2024, 06:52:01 PM »
First up - well done Canada; no disgrace in losing to a Messi inspired Argentina. Unfortunate that they conceded relatively early - clearly knocked them off their stride..

As for the GP - at last, Southgate shakes things up. You see - Kane can be substituted. FIrst time the men's team has made a major final played overseas.

And, of course it was a penalty... (stop sniggering, at the back...)   :lol:   ;)

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #418: July 10, 2024, 06:53:44 PM »
And what did the GP come out to, pre-game warm up - Vindaloo!...  ;) (hopefully, we can put that 'Sweet Caroline' nonsense behind us...).

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« Reply #419: July 10, 2024, 07:30:44 PM »
First up - well done Canada; no disgrace in losing to a Messi inspired Argentina. Unfortunate that they conceded relatively early - clearly knocked them off their stride..

As for the GP - at last, Southgate shakes things up. You see - Kane can be substituted. FIrst time the men's team has made a major final played overseas.

And, of course it was a penalty... (stop sniggering, at the back...)   :lol:   ;)
That goal by Ollie was quite the shot.  No disgrace winning that way.  That said I will probably bet on Spain.   :hysterical:

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #420: July 10, 2024, 09:59:32 PM »
Colombia holds on despite the red card

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #421: July 12, 2024, 06:30:40 PM »
That goal by Ollie was quite the shot.  No disgrace winning that way.  That said I will probably bet on Spain.   :hysterical:

Koeman lost it by ignoring Micky Van De Ven, who sat on the bench the whole game. VDV is the fastest player in the Premier League and a skilled defender, as well as a dangerous attacker with a powerful shot. DeVrij blundered on Watkins's shot.

Ah well, Vindaloo!

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #422: July 13, 2024, 05:05:03 AM »
With the Final, beckoning, it's one of those times when you stop to marvel at how eleven men in shorts, kicking a ball around, can so completely captivate a nation... ;)

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #423: July 13, 2024, 10:12:34 PM »
Go, Vindaloos!!

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Re: Soccer 2023-24 (A/K/A Futbol)
« Reply #424: July 14, 2024, 04:45:19 PM »
England just tied it! Finally Southgate goes to Watkins and Cole Palmer. Time for Eze!!