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  1. Subscriberroma45
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    14 Oct '17 07:53
    Originally posted by @blood-on-the-tracks
    Actually, a soccer fan!
    Obviously d would say the vastly superior Chinese woman's team would easily win the world cup.

    Scotland did not qualify but ended with two draws and four wins best run in years then we sack the manager.
    Moyes to take over? Big dam getting a mention as well.

    Both Irish teams in play offs but due to seeding can't see them getting through might have to play Italy.

    Draw on Tuesday I will be watching re runs of Hamish Macbeth next summer 🙂
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    14 Oct '17 21:04
    Difficult job , and it hardly looks the strongest field. Big Sam would get them playing to a system to make the most of what you have.

    In fairness, think Strachan went after 2 failures to qualify for the finals. May be a tough call with where Scotland are now.

    Think Italy are clearly v dangerous, but the other teams in the play offs all seem fairly equal.

    V difficult to guarantee qualification from European pool. Maybe Scotland should take the Aussie route and pretend to be Asian!
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    15 Oct '17 17:43
    Originally posted by @blood-on-the-tracks
    Difficult job , and it hardly looks the strongest field. Big Sam would get them playing to a system to make the most of what you have.

    In fairness, think Strachan went after 2 failures to qualify for the finals. May be a tough call with where Scotland are now.

    Think Italy are clearly v dangerous, but the other teams in the play offs all s ...[text shortened]... ication from European pool. Maybe Scotland should take the Aussie route and pretend to be Asian!
    Even pretending to be Asian wouldn't help the US.

    But then again, it is Soccer we are talking about. So in the US who cares? In the US mostly illegal aliens.
  4. Subscriberroma45
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    15 Oct '17 18:08
    Originally posted by @eladar
    Even pretending to be Asian wouldn't help the US.

    But then again, it is Soccer we are talking about. So in the US who cares? In the US mostly illegal aliens.
    Will most of the USA citizens be supporting Mexico?
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    15 Oct '17 22:46
    Originally posted by @buzz-meeks
    "America's embarrassment over its soccer team is like Kate Upton's embarrassment over her ankle mole." -David Burge
    Who cares what a pianist had to say about football? Do you also quote Pete Sampras on jazz?
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    15 Oct '17 23:31
    Originally posted by @roma45
    Will most of the USA citizens be supporting Mexico?
    You mean by hiring illegals or support those who do, for the illegals to send money back to Mexico?

    Yes

    If you mean want the Mexican soccer team to win?

    Most people in the US won't care. For most people soccer is as important as chess.
  7. Subscriberradioactive69
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    16 Oct '17 05:38
    Originally posted by @roma45
    Will most of the USA citizens be supporting Mexico?
    I doubt that Mexico will win. They'll be too busy paying for and building that wall of Mr Trumps.
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    16 Oct '17 07:14
    Originally posted by @eladar
    You mean by hiring illegals or support those who do, for the illegals to send money back to Mexico?

    Yes

    If you mean want the Mexican soccer team to win?

    Most people in the US won't care. For most people soccer is as important as chess.
    Please call it by the proper name it's football
    The padded soft boy rugby USA play was invented long after real football
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    16 Oct '17 08:48
    Originally posted by @roma45
    Please call it by the proper name it's football
    The padded soft boy rugby USA play was invented long after real football
    Does anyone even work up a sweat in NFL. 10 minutes of actual play stretched out over about 4 hours. It rates only second to darts for non-physicality but darts at least has a lot of skill to it and is pretty exciting. Americans seem to enjoy sports where very little happens over an overextended period.
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    16 Oct '17 11:51
    Originally posted by @roma45
    Please call it by the proper name it's football
    The padded soft boy rugby USA play was invented long after real football
    In the US we call it soccer.
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    16 Oct '17 11:54
    Originally posted by @radioactive69
    Does anyone even work up a sweat in NFL. 10 minutes of actual play stretched out over about 4 hours. It rates only second to darts for non-physicality but darts at least has a lot of skill to it and is pretty exciting. Americans seem to enjoy sports where very little happens over an overextended period.
    Look to baseball if you want to see a lazy mans sport.

    Golf and bowling rank up there too. Football is a sport of short periods of all out physical exertion. It is more like sprinting.
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    16 Oct '17 16:42
    Originally posted by @radioactive69
    Does anyone even work up a sweat in NFL. 10 minutes of actual play stretched out over about 4 hours. It rates only second to darts for non-physicality but darts at least has a lot of skill to it and is pretty exciting. Americans seem to enjoy sports where very little happens over an overextended period.
    They are so lazy they can't even stand up for the national anthem.
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    16 Oct '17 17:51
    Originally posted by @radioactive69
    Does anyone even work up a sweat in NFL. 10 minutes of actual play stretched out over about 4 hours. It rates only second to darts for non-physicality but darts at least has a lot of skill to it and is pretty exciting. Americans seem to enjoy sports where very little happens over an overextended period.
    concussions are a very serious issue
    it is a brutal game providing an ocean of sweat
    I don't think you could take a hit by a linebacker and talk like that
    you probably wouldn't be able to open your flap for a long time
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    16 Oct '17 20:10
    Originally posted by @lemondrop
    concussions are a very serious issue
    it is a brutal game providing an ocean of sweat
    I don't think you could take a hit by a linebacker and talk like that
    you probably wouldn't be able to open your flap for a long time
    Depends on the linebacker.
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    16 Oct '17 20:52
    Originally posted by @eladar
    Depends on the linebacker.
    So two guys running into each other wearing crash helmets is a sports in the USA.
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