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Re: England Squad

Post by Gibbon » Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:21 pm

I should point out, I still favour Dier as a starter, but he had a really poor game there. Depressing.

There's no reason of course that we should consistently have a team capable of finishing in the top 8 of an intercontinental, or even a continental competition. Talent comes in waves, and we're currently in a lull. I'm sure we'll recover again in time.

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Re: England Squad

Post by mrblackbat » Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:31 pm

Our talent is decent enough, certainly to get through to the quarters of an international competition. What's wrong is our attitude, from fans to media to the FA to the players on the pitch. Its pretty similar to the current Rovers situation, to be honest.

Mcteeth sums it up, as well; he's the perfect example. On the one hand he criticises the media for obsessing about Rooney.... and then obsesses about Rooney. Ironic.

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Re: England Squad

Post by Gibbon » Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:42 pm

I think I may be making the mistake of including 'having the right attitude' as a part of talent. :D

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Re: England Squad

Post by mcteeth » Wed Oct 12, 2016 11:23 pm

You're wrong I don't obsess. I post about the obsession and how ridiculous it is. That's why I felt that last night was refreshing because it wasn't a big deal either way, because it isn't.

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Re: England Squad

Post by Gibbon » Wed Oct 12, 2016 11:28 pm

But you do obsess over how overrated you think Rooney is. And Blackbat obsesses over how obsessed he thinks you are. ;)

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Re: England Squad

Post by mrblackbat » Thu Oct 13, 2016 1:06 am

mcteeth wrote:You're wrong I don't obsess. I post about the obsession and how ridiculous it is. That's why I felt that last night was refreshing because it wasn't a big deal either way, because it isn't.
I wonder how many of your posts are about Rooney..... :shrug:

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Re: England Squad

Post by mcteeth » Thu Oct 13, 2016 7:50 am

But he is overrated... now that the media are acknowledging this and not banging on about him being world class my equilibrium is restored. :)

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Re: England Squad

Post by mrblackbat » Thu Oct 13, 2016 6:57 pm

mcteeth wrote:But he is overrated... now that the media are acknowledging this and not banging on about him being world class my equilibrium is restored. :)
*chalks up another mcteeth post about Rooney*

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Re: England Squad

Post by mcteeth » Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:22 pm

And I'll chalk up another.

Thankfully he is starting so we've got all his international big game experience to rely upon as everyone is reporting how important that is. At least all those big games aren't where he does fuck all, barely scores and gets carded.

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Re: England Squad

Post by mrblackbat » Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:03 pm

Obsessed.

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Re: England Squad

Post by mcteeth » Fri Nov 11, 2016 7:37 am

Yeah the media obsession is baffling.

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Re: England Squad

Post by mrblackbat » Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:06 am

Not the media: mcteeth. ;)

Do you have Rooney posters on your wall so you can get angry at them?

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Re: England Squad

Post by mcteeth » Fri Nov 11, 2016 1:11 pm

I have the below on every wall in my house so I'm motivated to be world class in all that I do.

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Re: England Squad

Post by mrblackbat » Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:50 pm

mrblackbat wrote:
mcteeth wrote:Our all time top scorer is on the bench tonight, how will we ever score a goal :-o
Good question. :(
On the pitch and we score three.

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Re: England Squad

Post by mcteeth » Sat Nov 12, 2016 12:35 am

Took a good corner.

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