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World Cup 2022

Post by mrblackbat » Sat Apr 02, 2022 7:45 am

So, on the face of it, a pretty kind group draw for England, with the added bonus of a possible rival.

Group H possibly the most competitive,?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/60869303

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Post by Ethiaa » Mon Apr 04, 2022 7:28 am

I'm not sure there are any other faces to it. It should be a walk through. There really can't be any excuses for that being in any way difficult for England. It's pretty hard to imagine who you'd have picked instead.

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Post by mrblackbat » Mon Apr 04, 2022 7:31 am

True.

We'll still somehow bodge it and scrape through in second....

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Post by Ethiaa » Mon Apr 04, 2022 8:55 am

Oh absolutely - England can play down to any opposition level. Amazing flexibility in that regard.

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Post by mcteeth » Wed Nov 23, 2022 1:24 pm

A very un-England start with a game we'd classically huff and puff and draw 0-0. Although the goals conceded were sloppy even if the pen was far less of a pen than the one on Maguire in the first half.

Formation looked good, lots of players in form and goals shared around. Thought USA looked decent though, their speed will cause our defence some issues I think.

Oh and Bellingham :mygod:

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Post by Ethiaa » Thu Nov 24, 2022 8:39 am

I really really want Germany to get through now.

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Post by mcteeth » Wed Nov 30, 2022 2:15 pm

Senegal up next.

Hard to judge things as we've been okay and beaten 2 very poor sides and struggled a bit offensively against an organised USA.

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Post by mrblackbat » Thu Dec 01, 2022 5:58 am

Though we were also never really threatened by the USA.

As you say, difficult to call it.

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Post by mcteeth » Thu Dec 01, 2022 1:20 pm

Yeah I've got a few American friends who really pleased but also a little disappointed they didn't go for the win as we were there to be beaten given how we played.

If we beat Senegal then we're more than likely playing France so that will probably be that :lol:

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Post by mrblackbat » Fri Dec 02, 2022 6:27 am

Yeah I agree.

Though, at least we did better than Belgium. And Germany. :D

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Re: World Cup 2022

Post by Dan » Fri Dec 02, 2022 8:50 am

Spain manager Luis Enrique after losing to Japan:
"Luckily, the team only goes into collapse mode once every four years, otherwise I wouldn't be able to cope."
Lets hope he never takes over at Ewood :)

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Post by mcteeth » Fri Dec 02, 2022 1:30 pm

This World Cup has really taken off across the last week, the final group games have been totally bonkers!

Last night was amazing.

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Post by mrblackbat » Fri Dec 02, 2022 6:53 pm

Always enjoy watching Uruguay go out. Horrible team....

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Re: World Cup 2022

Post by mrblackbat » Mon Dec 05, 2022 6:03 am

Very comfortable. Bring on the French!

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