Todays Games

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  1. rangercol

    rangercol Well-Known Member

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    I predict that within 2 or 3 years, England will build their team around Phil Foden.
    He could be the best player of his generation.
     
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  2. Totallyqpr

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    Bergman Johanasson came in for Iceland in the 87th minute. He has just turned 17 and has played every game for Norrköping this season. Manure, Liverpool and Juventus have had scouts watching him since the start of the summer.
    I am hoping that one of these clubs buys him and then loans him back to Norrköping for next year/season.
     
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  3. Stroller

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    I'm watching City v Rangers 2012, the final game. We were so well organised defensively for 40 minutes, but with Cisse and Zamora up top had no outs.

    I'll watch it till we go in front.
     
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  4. Steelmonkey

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    Came across this great article couple of days ago...

    Jordan North: The football fans missing their 'happy place'

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-54978744

    I'm sure we're all missing our fix of live, in the flesh football, but I thought these couple of paragraphs could describe our forum, if you removed a couple of the more contentious threads....

    The community of the football stadium offers a chance to break free of other concerns, Harry suggests. "Like walking a dog" - he says you bump into the same people all the time for a friendly chat without any pressure to get to know them deeply.

    "You're pleased to see them, you stand next to them for 90 minutes exchanging mild witticisms about old footballers from the 1970s, but you don't know anything about them," he says. "When you keep things just on the level of football, it's a good escape."
     
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  5. sb_73

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    Johnny May 12 Ireland 0 at half time, a very flattering scoreline for Ireland, don’t know what’s up with their selection, but they are smaller and physically struggling to compete. If Keith Earls (aged 52) is still in the team some questions about development need to be asked, and whoever coaches line outs needs sacking.

    The loss of powerful head coaches for both Ireland and Wales has exposed some fault lines.

    Now watch them come back and shock us.


    Ireland much better second half, and old Keith their best player, but a sneaking sense that England have decided to do defence practice and are inviting them on. Even to the extent of letting them cross the try line but holding the player up.
     
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  6. West WindsR

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    I’m not a rugby fan so forgive me. Is there a point to these matches beyond the glory of beating Ireland?
     
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  7. Sooperhoop

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    They replace the Autumn Internationals against NZ/Oz/SA which are money-spinners for the RFU via TV etc...
     
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  8. sb_73

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    It’s to play rugby. Normally would be autumn internationals against some Southern Hemisphere teams, obviously not on this year. It’s important warm up for Six Nations, it’s quite dangerous in rugby if teams don’t get proper game time.

    But, of course, there is no point to the games, or anything else at all.

    Watching Wales Georgia now, utterly pointless, would be great if the men from the Caucuses put one over on the boys from the valleys. If nothing else it’s showing that Amazon Prime can’t handle live sports broadcasts, technical problems all over it and the camera work/direction is dire.
     
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  9. Tramore Ranger

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    England made an astonishing 260+ tackles compared to Ireland's 60 odd....

    England very canny and didn't commit players to rucks unless there was the chance of a turnover so happy to let Ireland have the ball and just run at a wall of white shirts....
     
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  10. Totallyqpr

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    Wasn’t that a penalty for WBA?
     
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    Yes it was!
     
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  12. Ninj

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    in the rules, you do not get penalties at Old Trafford or Anfield.....
     
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  13. Sooperhoop

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    Talking of penalties Ruperts just f*cked up another one...
     
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  14. Totallyqpr

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    Manning on the bench for Swansalona. He must be well happy with the extra pay!
     
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    Derby digging in at the bottom 0-3 at Boro...
     
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  16. Sooperhoop

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    Amen to 'The People's Game', RIP...

     
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  17. Sooperhoop

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    And this just confirms the above...

     
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  18. Steelmonkey

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    WTF? How PC are we supposed to be now?
     
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  19. Sooperhoop

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    The Beeb are happy to play Grime and Drill music glorifying guns and drugs yet a phrase that has been part of football since I was a kid is suspension material now, they've seriously lost the plot...
     
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  20. Sooperhoop

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    Oh well, things could be worse...

     
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