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December 02, 2017, 04:36:39 AM
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If England can't get out of that group, they truly are hopeless.

In fact, all the groups look pretty straight forward for the big countries. Maybe group F is the trickiest.
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March 08, 2018, 04:46:54 PM
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Keane ,Walcott,
DCL bizarrely in with a shout now.
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March 11, 2018, 01:43:21 AM
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Who does Hart play for these days?
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March 11, 2018, 01:59:19 AM
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haha that was almost Nyarkoesque.
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March 30, 2018, 06:49:33 PM
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This was already decided in 2016..... usual media trying to make sensationalist headlines out of nothing

Just goes to show how long the poor standard has been going then.
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May 21, 2018, 01:03:59 AM
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I usually watch the WC, but I'm going to USA on the Sunday after it starts and not back until Round of 16, as they call it.
I very much doubt that games will be shown in the middle of Arizona, especially with an 11 hour time difference.
Might be a blessing in disguise.
I saw tons of games the last two world cups over here. Itíll be shown even if the us isnít in it this time.
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June 04, 2018, 08:18:02 AM
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It's funny, ten years ago England had world class players, world class managers managing them, and everything was so elusive.

Now Gareth Southgate and a bunch of players that are well short of what went before in terms of quality seem more together and more of a team than ever before.
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June 04, 2018, 06:37:09 PM
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I see Martinez doesn't like selecting too many defenders


Final squad

Goalkeepers: Koen Casteels (Wolfsburg), Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea), Simon Mignolet (Liverpool).

Defenders: Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur), Dedryck Boyata (Celtic), Vincent Kompnay (Manchester City), Thomas Meunier (Paris St-Germain), Thomas Vermaelen (Barcelona), Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur).

Midfielders: Yannick Carrasco (Dalian Yifang), Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City), Mousa Dembele (Tottenham Hotspur), Leander Dendoncker (Anderlecht), Marouane Fellaini (Manchester United), Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Thorgan Hazard (Borussia Monchengladbach), Adnan Januzaj (Real Sociedad), Dries Mertens (Napoli), Youri Tielemans (Monaco), Axel Witsel (Tianjin Quanjian).

Forwards: Michy Batshuayi (Chelsea), Nacer Chadli (West Brom), Romelu Lukaku (Manchester United).


Or forwards for that matter.

Must be playing a 1-9-1 formation.
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June 05, 2018, 10:11:56 PM
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Classic Martinez, as good as their squad is, playing a winger at left back is going to leave them exposed at the top level.

Just like England, Man Utd and Man City then.
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June 10, 2018, 11:03:38 PM
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I was in France for the 2006 world cup. That was my second favorite world cup after 1990. So much atmosphere. Good times. Until Zidane stuffed the final up.
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June 11, 2018, 04:49:59 AM
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So when does this all start then?
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June 14, 2018, 09:22:37 PM
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How far has Russia fallen to be ranked 70th in the world? That really surprised me.
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June 14, 2018, 09:34:25 PM
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All went down hill after the dream team of Arshavin and Super Pav

I didn't think Bily was quite so bad...
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June 14, 2018, 09:43:59 PM
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Could they not have got someone a bit more current than Robbie Williams belting out his handful of hits from ten, fifteen years ago?

 :shock:

I thought he died some years ago from an OD.
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June 14, 2018, 09:48:34 PM
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Am surprised anyone has even heard of him outside the UK.
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