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World Cup

Discussion in 'Hull City' started by DuaneDarby18, Nov 12, 2022.

  1. Amin Yapusi

    Amin Yapusi Well-Known Member

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    As I posted there has to be far more than just a yellow card and a fine, as that’s just laughable. I’m sure it will all come out in time, but I still find it disappointing our team didn’t tell FIFA and the Qatari’s to go and royally **** themselves, and to be honest, the more they threatened the more I wish we’d have eventually dug our heels in, even if it meant us eventually being kicked out of the tournament. I am 100% certain the vast majority of other nations would have stood with us no matter what they conjured up.
     
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  2. balkan tiger

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    Interesting fact

    But with seven out of eight groups at this World Cup containing nations where homosexuality is still illegal
     
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    group E is most based
     
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  5. bradymk2

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    some of the videos from iran are beyond words
    government forces activially killing civilians in javanrood
     
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  6. TurkeyTeeth™

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    Under the forum rules, I can't comment on this as that would be politics.

    Today... I feel.... Quatari.
     
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  7. originallambrettaman

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    Unlikely that any will get out of the groups though.

    Karma.
     
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  8. tigerrev

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    Chameleon? (Sorry - watching too much "I'm - not a - celebrity")
     
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  9. Cityzen

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    FIFA say the world cup is to bring people from different cultures together through football. So a group of people from different cultures and countries get together for a game of football and are told to stop by security officials of the country staging the competition. Any thoughts Qatar might have had the £250 billion they have spent would improve their image and attract tourists must be disappearing.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11461825/Now-Qatar-World-Cup-officials-ban-FOOTBALL.html
     
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    So will then have a contest between countries where LGBTQ+ are legal and women are equals played in a country where neither of those things apply.
     
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  11. The B&S Fanclub

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    32 goals in 11 games, thus far. The world cup was never about the best teams in the world, and so it is proved.
     
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  12. Amin Yapusi

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  13. John Ex Aberdeen now E.R.

    John Ex Aberdeen now E.R. Well-Known Member

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    It will be interesting to see what happens, I could see, if there was a mass breakaway by UEFA countries, that teams such as USA and major South American teams follow suit. FIFA is not fit for purpose and maybe a breakaway is a solution to getting rid of them as a meaningful organisation. Maybe will end up with 2 organisations with FIFA being the most irrelevant.
     
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  15. dennisboothstash

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    No
    Over corruption and an organisation that bullies its other members to cow tow to the oppressive behaviour of one if its richest members, just because that one gives it most money.
     
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    No. After the farce that was Blatter’s corrupt presidency, there were hopes Infantino would bring a new era of transparency. Naive hopes because he’s just as corrupt as Blatter.

    If UEFA nations and the major footballing powers in South America broke away from FIFA, the whole organisation would be a shell of its former self. The World Cup would just be reduced to African Cup of Nations Mark II + the Middle East + nations who are too **** to qualify normally like India and China.
     
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    Over stopping member organisations from supporting a group that FIFA themselves say they support.
     
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    Just Do it…
     
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  19. Gone For A Walk

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    Extract: Moller also revealed that Denmark were considering leaving FIFA, and were willing to discuss this with all 55 member states of the organisation.
    “It is not a decision that has been made now. We have been clear about this for a long time. We have been discussing it in the Nordic region since August,” he said.


    So, it is not actually about the armbands. As is often the case, you need to read the full article rather than just the click bait headline.

    Fair play to Denmark.

    However, I agree with FIFA over the armbands. There are many things they have got seriously wrong but this is not one of them. You simply can't have any country , or even groups of countries, deciding what emblems, slogans, protests, etc they are going to show each time they play. That would risk opening a real pandoras box. Just play football.
     
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  20. The B&S Fanclub

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    Not sure about Infantino, though I had to chuckle to myself when I heard Blatter say: "Qatar should never have won the world cup bid."
    Perhaps he'd like to explain where his bank balance came from!! He's got more front than Brighton and Brid combined.
     
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