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  1. 07 Jul '10 12:31 / 2 edits
    ........ and I don't need an octopus
  2. 07 Jul '10 13:14
    van Bronckhorst's goal was a thing of beauty and the Dutch defense played well with the exception of one or two minor collapses. I think they have a good chance against either Germany or Spain.
  3. Standard member orion25
    Art is hard
    07 Jul '10 13:16
    Originally posted by darvlay
    van Bronckhorst's goal was a thing of beauty and the Dutch defense played well with the exception of one or two minor collapses. I think they have a good chance against either Germany or Spain.
    I wish I could share your optimism. Really, we are good, but Germany have been playing awesomely. Really.

    But, you never know. They might choke on their favouritism.
  4. 07 Jul '10 13:47
    Originally posted by orion25
    I wish I could share your optimism. Really, we are good, but Germany have been playing awesomely. Really.

    But, you never know. They might choke on their favouritism.
    The defenses Germany played in their past couple of games have been lacklustre (England and Argentina). I think the Dutch would give them a better run for their money. In fact, I think Spain have a good chance to win the match today although I wil be cheering for the Germans.
  5. 08 Jul '10 01:26
    Let me translate it: "Netherlands can die and Never win!!!"
  6. 08 Jul '10 02:27
    Originally posted by monteirof
    Let me translate it: "Netherlands can die and Never win!!!"
    Go, Spain!!!!
  7. 08 Jul '10 08:28
    Guess who woke up at 2am and switched tv on and watched 3-2 win by Spain. Orion we both won the bet.
  8. 08 Jul '10 13:23
    We are still playing the great game of football, note these players are not all padded up with crash helmets like sumo wrestlers.

    When the world cup final is played and after the postmortems have finished you can spout on about your egg game.
  9. 10 Jul '10 03:24
    Big game tomorrow - get your bets on the winner now

    Nederland gaan die Berker wen.
  10. Standard member orion25
    Art is hard
    10 Jul '10 09:43
    Originally posted by zm775
    Orion we both won the bet.
    Dammit.



    I prefer facing spain than germany though, they are technically better, but I feel they can crumble when facing a good system. Go Holland!!
  11. 11 Jul '10 21:02
    116 minutes of fighting the Spainish team and alas Netherlands was robbed and still there was more time a minute or two

    Congratulations Spain


    day for Netherlands
  12. 11 Jul '10 21:07
    Originally posted by zm775
    116 minutes of fighting the Spainish team and alas Netherlands was robbed and still there was more time a minute or two

    Congratulations Spain


    day for Netherlands
    Robbed! Did you watch the game?
  13. Standard member orion25
    Art is hard
    11 Jul '10 21:10 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by divegeester
    Robbed! Did you watch the game?
    Which one of the yellow cards to heitinga was appropriate? Neither.

    Terrible game and terrible referee. Bad sportsmanship by spain but also by the netherlands, though I'm inclined to think that there would never be a goal with 11 men on the pitch, the result might have been much different - probably penalties. Spain were diving since half time, Holland were kicking until half time. Smart play by the Spaniards who exploited dutch aggressiveness and the arbiters near sightedness.

    In the end though, I can hardly complain, spain were better and deserved to win.
  14. 11 Jul '10 21:48
    Spain's victory was undeserved (offside goal) and Webb should be fired immediately.
  15. Standard member orion25
    Art is hard
    11 Jul '10 22:03
    Originally posted by Bane of apologists
    Spain's victory was undeserved (offside goal) and Webb should be fired immediately.
    pssst: it wasn't offside.