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Re: FIFA World Cup 2014 - General Discussion

Postby sevengoals Fri Jun 20, 2014 8:30 am

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Postby sevengoals Fri Jun 20, 2014 9:33 am

Japan 0-0 Greece
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2014 - General Discussion

Postby shinAUFC Fri Jun 20, 2014 9:47 am

Why is it that every other country from our confederation look timid and frail once they play at the world cup but during qualifying they look dynamic.

I can only think of the japan / sth korea world cup in recent memory where another asian team has looked half decent in the group stages.
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Postby EdDog Fri Jun 20, 2014 3:18 pm

Why is it that every other country from our confederation look timid and frail once they play at the world cup but during qualifying they look dynamic.
Exactly what I was thinking. We have been the standout for the Asian confederation IMO.

Australia always lift for the big games though so perhaps that has something to do with it.
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2014 - General Discussion

Postby shinAUFC Fri Jun 20, 2014 7:42 pm

Why is it that every other country from our confederation look timid and frail once they play at the world cup but during qualifying they look dynamic.
Exactly what I was thinking. We have been the standout for the Asian confederation IMO.

Australia always lift for the big games though so perhaps that has something to do with it.
I think every country has a very unique characteristic specific to them, with us i feel it seems to be that no matter how highly rated our players are or what leagues they come from they will show no fear and have a red hot go.

The fact that we finally have a manager again (since hiddink) that understands this is a major bonus.

Japan is easily the best country in Asia with some truly world class players but they tend to do SFA when the world cup comes along
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2014 - General Discussion

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Re: FIFA World Cup 2014 - General Discussion

Postby EdDog Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:47 am

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I wonder who put money on Costa Rica to top their group?

Suarez allegedly biting again.

What a World Cup.
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2014 - General Discussion

Postby shinAUFC Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:10 am

The italy uruguay was such a grubby game i dont know why i expected better.

The Italians were not interested in dong much apart from lating on the ground or trying to break up play.

The ref had it in for balotelli lol it was almost as if he would blow the whistle in anticipation that balotelli would do something

The italian defenders were throwing elbows and feigning injury. They got what they deserved with the red card.

I want those 2 hours of my life back, terrible game
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2014 - General Discussion

Postby Stuckey Wed Jun 25, 2014 6:09 pm

The italy uruguay was such a grubby game i dont know why i expected better.

The Italians were not interested in dong much apart from lating on the ground or trying to break up play.

The ref had it in for balotelli lol it was almost as if he would blow the whistle in anticipation that balotelli would do something

The italian defenders were throwing elbows and feigning injury. They got what they deserved with the red card.

I want those 2 hours of my life back, terrible game
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2014 - General Discussion

Postby sevengoals Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:19 pm

LOL, 175-1 that Suarez would bite someone.

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Re: FIFA World Cup 2014 - General Discussion

Postby EdDog Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:48 am

Didn't someone have money on it?

They'd be cheering!

:lol:
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2014 - General Discussion

Postby sevengoals Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:26 pm

Didn't someone have money on it?

They'd be cheering!

:lol:
175-1 that he would bite someone during the WC.
Some Scandinavian bloke had money on it.
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2014 - General Discussion

Postby EdDog Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:31 pm

I just love that there is a market for this lol.

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