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Post by andybox » Wed May 16, 2018 9:47 pm

Post your tips, your predictions, your nemesis and your comments here lads and ladettes. In fine WOS tradition, OP first.
Australia to make the round of 16 after delivering a knockout blow to Denmark.
England to reach the semis.
Russian and English fans will go toe to toe as per the English way.
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Post by Lincoln » Wed May 16, 2018 10:12 pm

Good call on th Op Andy....however,you have let yourself down with the predictable brit-bashing .

My perdickshun....England quarter finals Brazil to win.
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Post by Lincoln » Wed May 16, 2018 10:12 pm

Australia....fcuking nowhere!

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Post by andybox » Wed May 16, 2018 11:35 pm

I appreciate your optimism where England are concerned, Lincs, but your lack of judgment is glaringly obvious.
England will bow out of the WC in traditional implosion style. Someone will lash out (Beckham style) due to a snide remark made by the opposing team, England will then be reduced to 10 men and will forfeit a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2.
Australia will be gallant in defeat, Tim Cahill will score another screamer as he did against the highly ranked Dutch team at the previous WC. Australia will go down 2-1 in extra time after a dodgy penalty call from some diving cheating Sth American powerhouse, most likely Brazil or Argentina. You heard it here first.
By the way, a WC isn't a WC without Missy Grecian. Bring back Grecian!!!
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Post by eric84 » Thu May 17, 2018 1:16 am

Is germany in it? Yes? Then they will win.
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Post by andybox » Thu May 17, 2018 4:39 am

Tips please Ladies and Gentlemen.
14 Jun 2018 - 18:00 Local time
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Post by Meatfree » Thu May 17, 2018 5:17 am

Italy vs Netherlands in the final.

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Post by Lost Soul » Thu May 17, 2018 5:26 am

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Post by andybox » Thu May 17, 2018 5:33 am

Mutha's making us our own forum for the cup. Thanks Mutha!!!
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Post by Lincoln » Thu May 17, 2018 5:56 am

Lost Soul wrote:
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USA! USA! USA!
Did you qualify this time?

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Post by The Mallard Missie » Thu May 17, 2018 5:58 am

Are Crystal Palace playing?
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Post by andybox » Thu May 17, 2018 6:24 am

Crystal who? ;)
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Post by Argonheart_Po » Thu May 17, 2018 9:21 am

I hope Australia do well. They’ll need to be a team of worker ants to qualify. I’ll be betting on them to beat France. In a three horse race, the odds are just too good to go past.
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Post by jedgarandclyde » Thu May 17, 2018 9:57 am

The WC goes to the form that it it always has, Germany and Brazil to be contenders once again, but as all WC's there has always been a team that will shock some 'experts'.

God hope it is Australia, or a team from the Asian federation.
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Post by Argonheart_Po » Thu May 17, 2018 10:26 am

jedgarandclyde wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 9:57 am
The WC goes to the form that it it always has, Germany and Brazil to be contenders once again, but as all WC's there has always been a team that will shock some 'experts'.

God hope it is Australia, or a team from the Asian federation.
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Post by The Mallard Missie » Thu May 17, 2018 10:29 am

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Post by harry_flashman » Thu May 17, 2018 11:07 am

Europeans teams win on European soil. The French team should go a long way baring any unforeseen industrial action by their players.i don’t see the krauts winning it or getting to the final but I am predicting a Spanish resurgence so they are my top tip. Latin american teams are just there to make up the numbers although Brazil might be worth a shout since they have something to prove. England hold multiple world and European title at various youth levels but i don’t see this team getting beyond the quarters. I have no idea about Australian prospects about but since they are not a bunch of johnny fcuking foreigners I will cheer than on as long as they promise not to do better than England.
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Despite their presence in Eurovision, Russia isn't in Europe.
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Post by truenic » Thu May 17, 2018 4:39 pm

Pssst-can someone point me to a free poolmaker for World Cup? I'd prefer a playdown bracket a la March Madness if possible.
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What is "march madness"?

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Post by Lincoln » Fri May 18, 2018 6:50 am

Who's getting a Wallchart for the world cup?..

Its a tradition here in the Motherland....every household will have some form of newspaper pullout chart where you fill in the results as you go.

Does such a thing exist in your shitehole of a country?

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Post by Lost Soul » Fri May 18, 2018 1:09 pm

Lincoln wrote:
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Who's getting a Wallchart for the world cup?..

Its a tradition here in the Motherland....every household will have some form of newspaper pullout chart where you fill in the results as you go.

Does such a thing exist in your shitehole of a country?
Yes. March Madness is a huge, three-week, nationwide, illegal gambling extravaganza, complete with filled-in charts.

Nines won the stew contest.

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Post by Lost Soul » Sat May 19, 2018 12:47 am

BTW, the Klansmann says the US would have made the semifinals, (if he hadn't been fired for being a shitty coach), and if they had beaten T and T, natch.

https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... als-soccer
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Post by Meatfree » Sat May 19, 2018 9:25 am

Tell me again why you call him that. Is he indeed a racist, or is it just a play on his name for the sake of it that doesn't make any sense?

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Post by Lost Soul » Sat May 19, 2018 12:23 pm

I call him that because he sucks.

If he didn't suck we would be in the fooking WC.
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Post by Agent009 » Mon May 21, 2018 5:57 pm

If i can find a fantasy world cup game again ill set it up....

Klinsmen had shit to do with the amerikants not making the world up... It the players fault.
Mostly because every top seppo player went against klins advice and moved to MLS for a paycheck and to avoid having to Fight for their spot everyday.
Which ment depending on an 18 year old who had told MLS to fuck orf, you wont make me a better player.

US soccer failed by chooosing the priorities of MLS owners and their sham of a league over klinnsmen and what was best for the team.

Your continued bashing and blaming of klins only shows your lack of understanding of the game.....
But then again, we all know you only bring him up so you get a chance to say Klan.

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Post by Kilombo » Mon May 21, 2018 9:05 pm

Lost Soul. It is just plain ridiculous to Keep blaming Klinsman for USA not being at the WC.
Germany, Spain, Brazil and France have the best options to win the WC.
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Post by Lost Soul » Tue May 22, 2018 12:03 am

Meh. He benched one of our best players in favor of some German teenagers, and promptly lost the first two qualifying games, at home, in a shutout each time.

The team hated him.

He was rightfully fired, but the damage was done.
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Post by Argonheart_Po » Tue May 22, 2018 10:33 am

It was Klinsman’s job to get them there. His only job.
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Post by Stephen_Dedalus » Tue May 22, 2018 1:53 pm

Lost Soul wrote:
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in a shutout
Is that when there isn't any touchdowns, so they have sudden death in the penalty zone?

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Post by jedgarandclyde » Wed May 23, 2018 7:34 pm

The fact is that in their last attempt to qualify for the WC, the USA were beaten by Trinadad and Tobago, and by doing so proved they were just not good enough to be there.

To blame anybody that had nothing to do with the game is just plain silly.

It is time to see that the US team was shit, and just do not deserve to be there, OK?
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Post by Kilombo » Tue May 29, 2018 9:55 pm

Argonheart_Po wrote:
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It was Klinsman’s job to get them there. His only job.
He was fired before and after that they lost with Trinidad and Tobago. Klinsman is obviously much to advanced for USA.
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Argonheart_Po wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 9:21 am
I hope Australia do well. They’ll need to be a team of worker ants to qualify. I’ll be betting on them to beat France. In a three horse race, the odds are just too good to go past.
Hmm. Betfair have Aus at 18-1 to win v France. I put £28.50 on (max they allowed, not sure why, no time to chase up).
I also hedged with £5 on the draw at 11/2.

Now they just have to wheel Tim Cahill on at the right moment.
I wish there was someone younger coming in who could do it.

Still, if he scores that would be a good WC scoring record, 4 WC in a row.

He's also collected at least 1 yellow card in each WC played so far, and 1 red overall.

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Post by Argonheart_Po » Thu May 31, 2018 9:44 pm

18 in a three horse race is tremendous - I’ll have some of that. Thanks.
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Post by GLimpet » Thu May 31, 2018 10:01 pm

The first ad that came up when I googled showed Betfair offering 22/1. Clickcunt bastards.

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Post by andybox » Thu May 31, 2018 10:43 pm

Does anyone give Australia a realistic chance against France?
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No.
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Post by GLimpet » Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:28 pm

If you want "realistic" chances, you're looking at evens or close to it. Waste of time.

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GLimpet wrote:
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If you want "realistic" chances, you're looking at evens or close to it. Waste of time.
Just remind me again Glimpet...which group are Scotland in?

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Post by harry_flashman » Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:51 pm

andybox wrote:
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Does anyone give Australia a realistic chance against France?
On paper no but the French are not the Germans so I am not predicting a rout

If the Aussies can keep it scoreless and get under the skin of the frogs who knows what might happen. You just never know with the soap dodgers.
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Post by Agent009 » Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:08 pm

Ill give the crims a chance, but i wouldnt pick em.....
They will work hard and take the chances given to them, that is fosure.
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Post by jedgarandclyde » Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:19 am

The Aussie team going to Russia has been cut after their 2nd to last warm up game, and they are going to take the youngest player, an interesting squad that also includes one of the oldest to the WC.

Good luck to 'em, there strength will no doubt will be their defence and midfield, but to me they do look very light on up front, very light on indeed.

I think the best you can say about them is that they will be hard to beat, and i do think that most games they play in their pool will be low scoring ones.

I do think they need to stick to their strengths, if they play an open expansive i think they will get hammered, as they say you can't pull your socks up, if you are wearing thongs.
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Clyde is buying into the hoopla. Who would have thought it?
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Post by jedgarandclyde » Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:47 am

Good to see you are into the WC, despite the absence of your shit team Lost.

Beaten by Trinidad and Tobago?

I think the under 10 Australian side would beat 'em!!!
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Post by GLimpet » Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:22 am

Lincoln wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:07 pm
GLimpet wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:28 pm
If you want "realistic" chances, you're looking at evens or close to it. Waste of time.
Just remind me again Glimpet...which group are Scotland in?
The conference of free football nations along with multiple champions Italy, finalists Holland and England beaters USA.

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Who will claim the first Nifty of the 2018 world cup....?

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