England crash out of the world cup.

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  1. eric cartman

    eric cartman Well-Known Member

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    Difference is we know we are ****.
     
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  2. Dan Starkey

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    Wherever he comes from Mick he still represented Ireland - and we'll do everything we can to disasociate ourselves from him becaise he's an eejit. Apologies for the use of "Taig" btw- it was a bit rude really.
     
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  3. Hugh Briss

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    If England do go out, at least all the other British nations will step up to the 'plate'... oh wait...
     
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  4. Jip Jaap Stam

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    Good point whoever said we should've man-marked Pirlo. The only time I've ever seen him anything less than brilliant was against United in 2010. Fergie put Park Ji Sung on him and Pirlo hardly had a kick. But I don't think Woy wanted to be slated again for being negative as in Euro 12.

    As for Rooney, he should be played in his best position, as an out-and-out striker. He's had his best seasons for us (2006/10/12) when that's where he's played. Sturridge and Welbeck drift wide a lot anyway, so why not play our top goalscorer in his best position?

    All in all, I think England did alright. Italy are obviously a class act, and they hardly embarrassed us. A bit more "quality" (seemingly the buzz-word amongst the pundits these days) in the final third and we'd have got a point.
     
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  5. Dan Starkey

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  6. Mick O'Toon

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    No bother,he"s a eejit alright but a decent player though and we could do with some more eejits from Preston
     
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  7. RAVENBLACK

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    come on England!!!!

    representing the uk.
     
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  8. Jip Jaap Stam

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    Kevin Kilbane not good enough for you? <grr>
     
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    I was backing your point that most English fans appear to be realistic..
     
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  10. DevAdvocate

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    In my experience most England fans are as realistic/optimistic as anyone else, including Scotland fans, the problem is the media whose nauseating sycophancy and sheer bias turns most Scots off. It's them who give a false impression of what your average Englishman thinks of England's chances.
     
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  11. Dan Starkey

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    <laugh> I'm such a cynical ****er i just assumed there was something I was missing! Cheers Pud!
     
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    You...cynical...get away...
    <laugh>
     
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  13. Jip Jaap Stam

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    But only a spastic would assume that the opinions of the English media are representative of the whole population.
     
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  14. eric cartman

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    Nothing wrong with fans being optimistic and the media talking up their chances, but why does every half time show need to be dedicated to England?
     
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  15. DevAdvocate

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    That's nothing to do with the fans though Eric, the pundits on these shows are by and large tossers who are best ignored...apart from a few notable exceptions.
     
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  16. Dan Starkey

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    Because it's the home broadcaster. I'm sure it's exactly the same in every other participating nation.
     
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  17. Dan Starkey

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    <laugh> I think i hide it well
     
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  18. Eddie bin Nesta al-Glesga

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    Rooney is too good for England, he wants to play football but he is surrounded by 200m sprinters and englands tactics of lump it out wide to the quick black kid takes him out of the game

    Even Il Conduttore himself wouldnt look great if he was surrounded by england players.

    The simple fact is that Italy played England like a fiddle last night, their superior class and brains were evident throughout and once they dropped back by design it removed the only threat england had, quick black guy running in behind a defence that is comfortable when the play is front of them but suspect when their pace is tested in behind.
     
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  19. Jip Jaap Stam

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    Nah, it's just to get the Sweaties beeling.
     
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  20. Null

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    A fair assumption...
     
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