World cup - looking forward?

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Re: World cup - looking forward?

Postby Mick F » 11 Jul 2018, 8:31am

reohn2 wrote:France v Belgium,a masterclass of football great entertainmen :)
We were in a local pub during the match.

Bar staff, me, Mrs Mick F, plus six others in there and the telly was on with the game in progress.
Not one of us was in the slightest bit interested and none of us were watching.

Goodness knows why it was on. Perhaps someone could have come in later who was interested.
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Re: World cup - looking forward?

Postby reohn2 » 11 Jul 2018, 9:35am

Mick F wrote:
reohn2 wrote:France v Belgium,a masterclass of football great entertainmen :)
We were in a local pub during the match.

Bar staff, me, Mrs Mick F, plus six others in there and the telly was on with the game in progress.
Not one of us was in the slightest bit interested and none of us were watching.

Goodness knows why it was on. Perhaps someone could have come in later who was interested.

Why didn't you ask for it to be switch off?
If only in the intersts of energy conservation :wink:
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Re: World cup - looking forward?

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 11 Jul 2018, 10:44am

Hi,
But you will be in the local with England playing tonight Mick...................otherwise log on tomorrow for the result......
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Re: World cup - looking forward?

Postby Mick F » 11 Jul 2018, 11:08am

reohn2 wrote:Why didn't you ask for it to be switch off?
If only in the intersts of energy conservation :wink:
It wasn't loud, and someone could have come in who wanted it.
We were in there perhaps 40mins. As far as I know, it was still the first half.

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
But you will be in the local with England playing tonight Mick...................otherwise log on tomorrow for the result......
No I won't be out.
I'll hear the news tomorrow morning as is my normal routine. They'll tell me.
TBH, I'll be happy to hear the result, but not interested in the slightest about watching the game.
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Re: World cup - looking forward?

Postby thirdcrank » 11 Jul 2018, 12:03pm

My own world cup anecdote is that when Ken W was uttering the famous "They think it's all over... " I was driving around Bradford in an ice cream van trying to drum up business.

Beyond that, how many ways are there of saying "I'm not interested" and FWIW, who cares?

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Re: World cup - looking forward?

Postby reohn2 » 11 Jul 2018, 6:34pm

thirdcrank wrote:. ...... how many ways are there of saying "I'm not interested" and FWIW, who cares?

Ask Mick :wink:
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Re: World cup - looking forward?

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 11 Jul 2018, 9:37pm

Hi,
It Is Now :!: :cry: :cry: :cry:

Oh......we get to play off third place :P
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Re: World cup - looking forward?

Postby 661-Pete » 11 Jul 2018, 9:53pm

Business as usual then... :wink:
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Re: World cup - looking forward?

Postby reohn2 » 11 Jul 2018, 10:41pm

Great game, England were found lacking in the second half,but they're the only England side that haven't left me bored rigid after the first half.
Well done lads,you should be proud of yourselves :)

France to win?
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Re: World cup - looking forward?

Postby Tangled Metal » 11 Jul 2018, 11:05pm

reohn2 wrote:France to win?

I remember as a kid seeing England go out of a competition wanting the team to beat them to go on to win. My childish thinking was that if the team that beat them (closer the score the better, such as winning by one penalty) won then England would possibly have also beaten their opposition of they'd just hit through.

Kind of team X only just beat us but beat the next team they met by two goals. So we'd have beaten them by one possibly two goals.

I was very young and was really more into statistics if football than football itself.

So with the last vestiges of that childhood thought process still around, I hope Croatia beat France. Besides we're over there in a few weeks (France) so not sure I want them to still be hyper over the win.

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Re: World cup - looking forward?

Postby gnvqsos » 11 Jul 2018, 11:26pm

England had Croatia at their mercy but they missed numerous scoring chances-it should have been 3-0 at half-time.It was a poor game.The Croatian goal should be invalid as the player raised their foot almost maiming the English defender.It was gripping but if you watch Brazil 1970 or Argentina 1978 or 1986,you will see players like Pele,Kempes,Maradonna,Rivelino, and see some class act.

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Re: World cup - looking forward?

Postby Brucey » 11 Jul 2018, 11:43pm

from which we conclude that it is OK to kick someone in the head provided you score a goal while you are at it...?

what a funny game...
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Re: World cup - looking forward?

Postby Username » 12 Jul 2018, 12:30am

Football's comin home! Comin home early. :(

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Re: World cup - looking forward?

Postby RickH » 12 Jul 2018, 12:35am

Username wrote:Football's comin home! Comin home early. :(

Or later than most people expected at the start of proceedings?

If you try to win you may lose, but if you don't try to win you'll definitely lose!

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Re: World cup - looking forward?

Postby Username » 12 Jul 2018, 12:41am

RickH wrote:
Username wrote:Football's comin home! Comin home early. :(

Or later than most people expected at the start of proceedings?

If you try to win you may lose, but if you don't try to win you'll definitely lose!


True. I also cant deny England did well to get to the semi finals. Not exactly an easy thing to do. Half the world tried, only 4 made it.