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    Re: General Football Discussion 2017-18

    That's the end of Italy's old guard then...new manager needed, and fresh players to replace Buffon...Cheilini, Barzagli & Bonucci...just a new defence needed...i'm sure they got the strength there though.

    Plus...what odds on Zlatan coming out of retirement for the World Cup

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    Re: General Football Discussion 2017-18

    My Italian friend just texted me

    "It's the end of the world..."

    Sums it up really.
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    Re: General Football Discussion 2017-18

    Quote Originally Posted by Baldrick View Post
    That's the end of Italy's old guard then...new manager needed, and fresh players to replace Buffon...Cheilini, Barzagli & Bonucci...just a new defence needed...i'm sure they got the strength there though.

    Plus...what odds on Zlatan coming out of retirement for the World Cup

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    Sorry, you've qualified for a tournament recently. Still bitter about that.


    Buffon, Alaba, Bonucci, Chiellini, Bale, Vidal, Keita, Hamsik, Robben, Sanchez, Aubameyang - a team of players who won't be at the world cup. Decent team that.

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    1 tournament in 60 years and people get bitter with us

    It's also crazy to think the Argies were close to being dumped out too. The footballing landscape is changing, players from so called "lesser" countries are improving and that's a great thing to see.

    I just hope we do ok in this China Cup thing....we should beat the other three teams, even without Bale.
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    Some sublime acting in the Wales U21's vs Romania U21's game. One of the Romanian players rolled about 10 yards off the pitch after being fouled, another did a sublime dive...got himself booked..then sent off as it was a second booking....then their other striker got rugby tackles, elbowed the Welsh player to get him off, then put his head to the same player infront of the ref...naturally got sent off haha, what a last 10 mins that was.
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    Re: General Football Discussion 2017-18

    Quote Originally Posted by Kintaro View Post
    Absolutely devastated. So pissed off right now. Italy fail to qualify for the World Cup. *Adds Sweden to my most hated international teams list. Credit to Sweden though, brilliant defending. They conquered Holland and Italy. Two of my top 5 international teams. Sad to see Buffon go out like this.
    There is something brutally and deliciously ironic by Italy being undone by a side defending to the death.

    I can understand why so many people are upset at Italy being absent. But honestly, its probably the best thing for Italy long-term. This has not been a very good Italian side and they would have been lacking the quality to make a run in the WC. This should force some change.

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    Re: General Football Discussion 2017-18

    fuck italy

    mikael lustig's going to the world cup. all i care about.


    Looks like R.Ireland won't be going either.





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    Re: General Football Discussion 2017-18

    I blame Thierry Henry
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    Re: General Football Discussion 2017-18

    Always thought Denmark would score and never seen us scoring twice but still a bad result. TBF tho, it's a bad team when you look at it. Full of passion and hard-work but absolutely nothing about them skill-wise when it comes down to it.
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    Re: General Football Discussion 2017-18

    I think Scotland and ROI teams are quite similar and the World Cup is losing nothing with us not being there.


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    Re: General Football Discussion 2017-18

    Other than entertaining fans, I agree World Cup isn't weaker without Ireland or Scotland. I also don't see England making it very far.
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    Re: General Football Discussion 2017-18

    I'd miss Ireland in the world cup, I enjoyed watch them play in the Euros more then I did with England. Always fun to watch.

    England will do better I think then previous tournaments but I don't have much expectations. Do well with a younger squad and I'll be happy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tig View Post
    Other than entertaining fans, I agree World Cup isn't weaker without Ireland or Scotland. I also don't see England making it very far.
    Oh we're just happy to be here, look at us all drunk and dressed funy lol ladbants!

    Nah I'm happy without that tbh.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Marshall View Post
    Oh we're just happy to be here, look at us all drunk and dressed funy lol ladbants!

    Nah I'm happy without that tbh.
    Had planned to head over and be an integral part of it

    Think it's safe to say the results could have very easily been embarrassing for both national sides. As it happens, I slightly prefer the Scottish side player to player.
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    Re: General Football Discussion 2017-18

    Very naughty Robinho!!

    Former Manchester City forward Robinho has been sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault, according to Sky Italia.The Brazilian, 33, was found guilty of assaulting a 22-year-old woman along with five other men at a disco in Milan in 2013, when he played for AC Milan.
    Robinho, whose full name is Robson de Souza, is currently in Brazil, where he plays for Atletico Mineiro.
    He had denied the charges, ANSA news agency reported.
    Robinho has the right of appeal and the sentence will not be enforced until that process has been completed, according to Sky Sports.
    He played more than 40 games for Manchester City between 2008 and 2010 after signing from Real Madrid for £32.5m - at the time making him the most expensive player in British football.
    He then went on loan to Brazilian side Santos, before joining Milan.
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    Very naughty Robinho!!
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    Can we please shut the club down? What's the use of playing if you're going to win only 2 of your last 8 league matches for fucks sake.


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    Brendan Rodgers must go





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    Brendan Rodgers must STAY!





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    I am nearly 25 and I have never seen such a dominant derby play against Galatasaray in my life. Match result is 3-0 but could've easily been 5 or 6-0 if Quaresma had a two-digit IQ. Well done lads, now win against fucking Kayserispor or our hopes will be dead for the seventh time this season.


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