(UEFA) Football Thread - Football not Soccer

Discussion in 'Sports and Fitness' started by Jax, Apr 1, 2008.

  1. Roger Wilco

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    France doesn't deserve to go to SA to be honest. From what I understand, they still have a good chance, but only because all the other teams in that group (except Serbia) suck so hard - especially Romania is a real disappointment. If France does make it, they'll need either a huge amount of luck or a major turnaround to not become a joke imo.
     
  2. Shaytan

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    Tsss tsss tssss :scream: :klingon:

    Actually I enjoyed the last 2 matches.
    Yesterday was a day of bad luck, it could have been worse with the GK expulsed after 9 minutes...
     
  3. Starkers

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    Shame about Argentina, I was quite looking forward to us beating them under Mad Maradona!
     
  4. HappyDayRiot

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    You also certainly would beat them too. Capello vs Maradonna... barely worth thinking about it.

    I agree with Roger too - France have been dire and really do not deserve to make it. I cannot fathom how Domenech has kept his job all this time.
     
  5. Shaytan

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    That is a mystery to us too. I don't like him since the time he coached the Bleuets (-25 years old).
     
  6. Roger Wilco

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    I watched a little bit of the game against Serbia and wasn't impressed.

    It would be too hilarious if the Faeroes get a point against France and Austria possibly still has a chance to overtake France in the last game. :lol:

    Anyway, France is the second best team in that group, whatever that's worth, despite their problems.
     
  7. Shaytan

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    I wasn't impressed too :lol: but that's still better than what I saw against Faeroes.


    Yeah, hilarious...Bruno N'Gotty says hello BTW :devil: (sweet vengeance :evil: )
     
  8. Roger Wilco

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    :klingon::klingon::klingon::klingon:
    Go Faeroes!
     
  9. Iasius

    Iasius Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Watching England vs Germany women's EC finale right now.

    It's a good game actually, once you get past comparing the level of play with men's football.

    1:2 England - Germany after 30 minutes
     
  10. Shaytan

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    :lol:
    Too easy ;)
     
  11. Garak

    Garak Salty Dog Premium Member

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    Honestly, who didn't see this coming for Maradonna? When they named him manager I laughed for days.

    Cocaine's a hell of a drug.
     
  12. Roger Wilco

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    Hey, how many countries can say that their national football team losing a certain match had a significant impact on another country's history? :D
     
  13. Iasius

    Iasius Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    And Germany wins 2:6! Pretty good game, I think. Fifth EC in a row. :)
     
  14. Shaytan

    Shaytan Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I smell a conspiracy here, enough to declare WWIII :shifty:
     
  15. Roger Wilco

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    Ask any Faringian (or whatever they are called in English) about Landskrona and I promise you, they'll know what you're talking about - can the French claim anything similar? :D
     
  16. Shaytan

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    I'm lost. Specially since I've googled "farigian" :lol: I have surrealists ideas in my mind now.
     
  17. Roger Wilco

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    In the first official UEFA national team game ever in the history of the Faeroe Islands (or however you spell their name), they famously beat Austria 1:0 in september 1990 in Landskrona, Sweden (because at that time there was not a single usable grass football pitch on their islands), and apparently that event was more or less part of the founding myth of the nation of the Faroe Islands. :D
    From what I understand I'm quite certain that every single citizen of the Faroe Islands knows Austria and Landskrona, and Torkil Nielsen and Jens Knudsen - as does every Austrian who followed football at that time. ;)
     
  18. Shaytan

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    This is what I call "losing with elegance" :techman:
    They should make an habit of it, specially next month ;)
     
  19. Roger Wilco

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    I've read that the Austrian national coach at that time still recieved a giant fish at every anniversary of that game as a present from the Faroe Islands. :D
     
  20. Shaytan

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    We can send them better than a giant fish if they lose next month :lol:
    (yes, I'm trying corruption...)