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World Cup 2018

Post by Marc Meakin » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:57 am

This is the most open tournament in years.
I have probably been spinning this line for 20 years or more but I can't see a clear favourite.
On paper I would say France have the best squad.
Belgium are a team of individuals but maybe they might get lucky.
I think Spain are past their best, ditto Germany.
Brazil will want to wipe the memory of 2018 and Messi could finally do a Maradonna and win it almost single handedly.
As for England, if they can get to the quarters, who knows.....I'm kidding, they may struggle to make the second round.
I do hope VARS will be a success and the English fans behave thenselves
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Re: World Cup 2018

Post by Marc Meakin » Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:18 am

Well I know it's early days but I'm looking forward to maybe seeing Brazil play Germany in the round of 16 and England to play the winners 😁
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Re: World Cup 2018

Post by Ian Volante » Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:42 am

All the top teams are trying to play too pretty. Get more bloody crosses in!
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Re: World Cup 2018

Post by Matt Morrison » Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:01 pm

I'm having a great time.

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Re: World Cup 2018

Post by Mark James » Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:44 pm

Matt Morrison wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:01 pm
I'm having a great time.
I too am enjoying. I also have the advantage of the Irish pundits. Brian Kerr is the greatest co-commentator of all time.

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Re: World Cup 2018

Post by Marc Meakin » Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:23 pm

Well 4 more games left until the sharp end.
I am looking forward to watching Belgium and England play who wants to finish second (as it might be more beneficial now Germany are out ).
But ,seriously this world cup is wide open.
I think France, Belgium, Brazil and Maybe England to make the Semis
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Re: World Cup 2018

Post by Marc Meakin » Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:34 pm

I'm hoping for an all European Final
Hopefully England v France/Belgium but don't rule out the Swiss
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Re: World Cup 2018

Post by Tom S » Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:22 am

Felt sad for Japan from a non-footy lover . Their 2 goals were great and thought they were going to cause an upset, but when the Belgium manager made changes it all started to go in Belgium's favour.

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Re: World Cup 2018

Post by Marc Meakin » Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:39 am

Tom S wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:22 am
Felt sad for Japan from a non-footy lover . Their 2 goals were great and thought they were going to cause an upset, but when the Belgium manager made changes it all started to go in Belgium's favour.
Refreshing as it is to see Japan going for it in the 93rd minute, they really should have taken a leaf out of their, disgraceful performance in the last ten minutes against Poland and played for a draw and regrouped in extra time and maybe sneaked a goal on the counter or took their chances at penalties.

That said it was a hugely exciting match.
Can't wait to see the Belgium v Brazil and France Uruguay games.
Can't get too excited about Sweden v Switzerland and I have a horrible feeling in the pit of my stomach that England may blow it against Colombia
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Re: World Cup 2018

Post by Marc Meakin » Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:40 pm

Phew
We'll bring on the Quarter finals.
Sweden are a difficult nut to crack for England, Saturday could be a long night.
Looking forward to the high calibre games on Friday though
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Re: World Cup 2018

Post by Matt Morrison » Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:35 am

difficult butt to crack

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Re: World Cup 2018

Post by Gavin Chipper » Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:30 pm

Matt Morrison wrote:
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difficult butt to crack
My thoughts exactly.

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Re: World Cup 2018

Post by Marc Meakin » Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:13 pm

Sorry guys now edited.
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Re: World Cup 2018

Post by Marc Meakin » Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:36 pm

Football might not necessarily be coming home but it's definitely checking flight times and prices
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Re: World Cup 2018

Post by Marc Meakin » Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:14 am

Football will be coming home in two years as I have 2020 vision and the final will be at Wembley
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