1. Standard memberRed Night
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    19 Jun '10 01:14
    in this thread, each poster will list one of the myriad of excuses English football fans will use to explain away their failure to progress out of the group stage of this years cup.

    Example: "Capello isn't a good enough coach"
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    19 Jun '10 01:23
    they'll still get out of their group by beating slovenia
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    19 Jun '10 01:24
    Originally posted by Red Night
    in this thread, each poster will list one of the myriad of excuses English football fans will use to explain away their failure to progress out of the group stage of this years cup.

    Example: "Capello isn't a good enough coach"
    I can't post my response because i will be banned....but it rhymes with "Because they're total Red Night".
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    19 Jun '10 04:30
    Originally posted by huckleberryhound
    I can't post my response because i will be banned....but it rhymes with "Because they're total Red Night".
    Because they're total Red Kneck?
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    19 Jun '10 07:01
    Originally posted by trev33
    they'll still get out of their group by beating slovenia
    Why explain.
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    19 Jun '10 07:03
    Originally posted by divegeester
    Why explain.
    slovenia have 4 points
    algeria has 1 point
    usa has 2 points
    england has 2 points

    england wins they go to 5 points and slovenia stay on 4. Algeria can only get up to 4 max so a win for england means they go through.

    I really enjoyed the usa - slovenia match the other one was total pants
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    19 Jun '10 08:15
    I meant: Why explain?

    Not: Why?, explain.
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    19 Jun '10 09:07
    No excuses necessary. If they don't get out of the group (for the first time since 1958 I hear) it's because they didn't play well enough.
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    Originally posted by avalanchethecat
    No excuses necessary. If they don't get out of the group (for the first time since 1958 I hear) it's because they didn't play well enough.
    Exactly. And last night they were crap.
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    19 Jun '10 16:10
    Originally posted by divegeester
    Exactly. And last night they were crap.
    well said
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    19 Jun '10 16:16
    Originally posted by divegeester
    Exactly. And last night they were crap.
    Finally you've come around and offered sober analysis. England is crap and toast all in one. Could not even scare the bird perched on back of Algeria net! How'r they gonna scare Slovenians?
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    The England team went to visit an orphanage in South Africa
    this morning

    "its so good to put a smile on the faces of people with
    no hope, constantly struggling and facing the impossible"

    said Sipho Umboto aged 6 years old
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    19 Jun '10 16:27
    Originally posted by scacchipazzo
    Finally you've come around and offered sober analysis. England is crap and toast all in one. Could not even scare the bird perched on back of Algeria net! How'r they gonna scare Slovenians?
    the bird joke is a good one.


    honestly, I usually love goading the english fans, but it has now gotten so bad that I feel sorry for our long-time allies.

    Time to root for the underdog, I think.

    Go England !!!!
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    19 Jun '10 16:30
    Originally posted by Red Night
    in this thread, each poster will list one of the myriad of excuses English football fans will use to explain away their failure to progress out of the group stage of this years cup.

    Example: "Capello isn't a good enough coach"
    Excuses will inevitably be in abundance when someone asks for them....
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    Originally posted by Red Night
    the bird joke is a good one.


    honestly, I usually love goading the english fans, but it has now gotten so bad that I feel sorry for our long-time allies.

    Time to root for the underdog, I think.

    Go England !!!!
    Perhaps, but here's one last jab in regards to blasted bird!:

    YouTube&feature=related

    Well maybe next to the last.
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