1. Standard memberRSMA1234
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    15 Nov '07 13:43
    Reading some of the threads got me thinking, which is the best sport ?

    I think they could be split into different areas and I would vote for

    Best team

    Football, not soccccaaarrreeeerrrr my american friends

    Best ball

    Rugby, because they are just a bunch if "hard nuts" and everyone loves Johnny (and not talking about Condoms here..... ; )

    Best solo

    Rock climbing, completely fearless folks

    Best Racket

    Squash / Tennis, not sure, so have to do a Lemar (thats 50 / 50 as in the song)

    Best Bat

    Cricket baby, espcially the 20 / 20 game

    Best all over

    Cricket, any India V Pakistan game

    Best sport for cheats

    Tour De France - cycling... ; )...and you know it

    What are your thoughts ?
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    15 Nov '07 13:45
    Originally posted by RSMA1234
    Reading some of the threads got me thinking, which is the best sport ?

    I think they could be split into different areas and I would vote for

    Best team

    Football, not soccccaaarrreeeerrrr my american friends

    Best ball

    Rugby, because they are just a bunch if "hard nuts" and everyone loves Johnny (and not talking about Condoms here..... ; )

    Be ...[text shortened]... rt for cheats

    Tour De France - cycling... ; )...and you know it

    What are your thoughts ?
    Definitely Football
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    15 Nov '07 14:06
    soccer is the global game.. an almost universal language.
  4. Standard memberRSMA1234
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    15 Nov '07 14:11
    Originally posted by Doyle78
    soccer is the global game.. an almost universal language.
    Maybe so my friend....but in England and Europe.....we donlt call it that.

    So is that a vote for football / Soccer ?
  5. Standard memberVirtue76
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    15 Nov '07 14:11
    Originally posted by Doyle78
    soccer is the global game.. an almost universal language.
    I think you'll find its called Football.
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    15 Nov '07 14:16
    simply called "ball" by many my friend. Thats all you need along with a few jumpers for goalposts.....bit tricky playin American football on the street.
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    15 Nov '07 14:17
    Originally posted by Doyle78
    simply called "ball" by many my friend. Thats all you need along with a few jumpers for goalposts.....bit tricky playin American football on the street.
    I agree, lots of scuffed knees and elbows playing U.S. Football in the street. oohhh.
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    15 Nov '07 14:23
    Originally posted by Virtue76
    I think you'll find its called Football.
    I think you'll find it's called Futbol.
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    15 Nov '07 14:25
    Originally posted by Red Night
    I think you'll find it's called Futbol.
    Not in English it isn't.
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    15 Nov '07 14:26
    Originally posted by Virtue76
    I think you'll find its called Football.
    Association Football.
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    15 Nov '07 14:28
    Originally posted by RSMA1234
    Maybe so my friend....but in England and Europe.....we donlt call it that.
    Who cares what others call it. Do you not understand the term "soccer"? Would you tell a German that he's wrong when he calls it Fussball?

    In Ireland, we have our own indigenous Football, so we call soccer soccer and Gaelic Football football.

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    15 Nov '07 14:33
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    Who cares what others call it. Do you not understand the term "soccer"? Would you tell a German that he's wrong when he calls it Fussball?

    In Ireland, we have our own indigenous Football, so we call soccer soccer and Gaelic Football football.

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    In German Football is Fussball, in English it is Football.
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    15 Nov '07 14:48
    Originally posted by Virtue76
    In German Football is Fussball, in English it is Football.
    And in Ireland, it is soccer, the gaelic is "sacar".

    Telling an Irish man that he is wrong to call soccer soccer is like telling a German that calling it Fussball is wrong. "IT'S FOOTBALL!"

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    15 Nov '07 14:551 edit
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    Who cares what others call it.
    Every Englishman who posts in this forum.
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    15 Nov '07 14:59
    Originally posted by darvlay
    Every Englishman who posts in this forum.
    It is strange. Like, I'm sure you wouldn't be upset if I referred to your sport as "stickball".

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