England v Croatia semi final

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  1. remembercolinlee

    remembercolinlee Well-Known Member

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    After beating Sweden (a real turnip for the books <whistle>)
    England now face Croatia.

    Croatia inflicted the worst disaster to befall the National Team since missing out on the world cup in 1974....and 1978 ....and 1994... when they made a game plan, followed it through perfectly and allowed Walcott to score a hat trick which meant the useless twat was hailed as world class and remained in the team for the next 7 fecking years <grr>

    ... oh, and they beat us so we didn't qualify for the 2008 European Championships. This gave us the term "Wally with a brolly" for our soon to be ex Dutch manager Shteve Maclaren... lucky that he weren't using a walking stick really or carrying a knife that was blunt :bandit:

    After the Sweden game Maguire received rave reviews for his heading ability in both boxes but to be fair the lad has a head so enormous and so dense it has it's own gravitational pull which means the ball hits him with such force that it ricochets past the keeper before he can move.

    There is a debate raging about Raheem Stirling which is best summarised with...

    a) pundits and his mates think he has played well and that the goals will come

    b) Liverpool fans think he is a greedy ****wit

    c) the rest of the sighted world who can not believe that the donkey is paid that much for being that ****!

    But the simple truth is that Southgate is desperate to stop Stirling from sending the press the photos of him in chest high waders with the butt cut out kneeling in a pond on all fours while 4 dozen eels are released... and the photo of him 20 mins later with a coy smile as he "dries" himself off with a sheep.

    This is England's best world cup since 1990 and the whole country has United barr 3 people...Jack Wilshire (who bitches about not going) Sam Alydycie and Fat Sam... I know I mentioned Allydycie twice but think he is such a ****ing anti football twat he was worth the double dig.
    I know I spelt his name 2 different ways and both are wrong but that's how cross he makes me <grr>

    There was a fear that Henderson had caught a virus as he woke up in a cold clammy sweat after Croatia beat Russia but it turned out he had been reliving Modric winning the CL in May :emoticon-0130-devil

    Rooney was interviewed to give his expert opinion on the semi final on BBC which had to be scrapped due to the fact all he could say was "errrr" to every question. He had rabbits painted all over his balding chubby head. At the end of the interview Rio Ferdinand rang him and asked about the rabbits and Rooney said it was the latest in a cure for baldness...cos from a distance the rabbits looked like hares

    The world cup has really brought the best out of everyone this time round. Neymar (even though he was distraught when Brazil lost) hopped straight on a plane to Thailand to show the divers at the cave how to stay down even longer <whistle>

    The match is on Thursday a 3am ...so make sure you all go to bed early on Wednesday night so you don't miss it <ok>
     
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  2. gooner4ever

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    Sympathy post
     
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  3. Libby

    Libby 9-0

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    Top thread rcl. It's coming home <ok>
     
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  4. remembercolinlee

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    still bitter that you went out to Brazil I see <whistle>
     
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    I can’t even remember who I had in the sweepstake ffs
     
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    you lost to Brazil ... when it was a good thread...


















    turned to **** now though <whistle>
     
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  7. Skylarker

    Skylarker PL High Commissioner

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    Croatia will destroy us, if they turn up.

    Rakatic, Modric and Perisic will cause us huge problems imo.
     
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    Tbh I'm sick of braindead pundits continuously suggesting fans are criticising Sterling because he hasn't scored yet <doh>

    Fck right off. The guy has the first touch of a rapist, he can't pass for toffee, his decision making is fcking awful and he simply doesn't have the footballing brain to play a nmber 10. Him not scoring is the least of his problems ffs.
     
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    Treble Keyser Söze

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    3-0 to England. You heard it here first.
     
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  10. West WindsR

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    Actually thought Sterling had a good game vs. Sweden.
     
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    Can't see anything but a comfortable win for a very confident England.

    Croatia have a squad blessed with a few technically adept stars but most of them are chod. I'd rather have a team of grafters than that.

    Vrsajlko is a decent defender but he's been ruled out. We should have no issues opening them up.

    Belgium or France however will tear the **** out of us.
     
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  12. Saints for the Win

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    Be off with you, we won’t lose to a bunch of Pokemon.
     
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    Been one of our best players in an attacking sense in the ko games imo, people have made their mind up though.
     
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    If we turn up our pace and movement will be way too much for them. They looked ****ing knackered the other night.

    They look poor at defending set pieces too.

    It's coming home <ok>
     
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    Sterling needs a bit of luck ... one to go in off his arse .... wait ... then Harry Kane would claim it ... so he's ****ed <laugh>
     
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    They’ve got ****ing Lovren. There’s one big gaping hole for us to **** right there.
     
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    Better game, still wouldn't say good
     
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    Them having to play extra time will hopefully help too
     
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    Kane's already raped Lovren this (last?) season too
     
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    I’d fancy my chances.
     
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    He's not a bad defender on his day but he can certainly be got at too. It's their midfield that concerns me
     
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