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Author Topic: International Football 2017/18  (Read 18773 times)

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Re: International Football 2017/18
« Reply #30 on: October 05, 2017, 12:47:38 PM »
According to the FIFA website, in the WCQ playoff round for Europe only the top 4 are seeded. Any ideas why they don't just do it  1v8, 2v7, 3v6 etc?


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Re: International Football 2017/18
« Reply #31 on: October 05, 2017, 05:26:03 PM »
In case one of the countries that chips in a lot of broadcasting cash has a poor qualification. This way they can try to fiddle it so they play the shittest possible team.

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Re: International Football 2017/18
« Reply #32 on: October 05, 2017, 09:47:57 PM »

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Re: International Football 2017/18
« Reply #33 on: October 06, 2017, 03:30:33 PM »
Argentina in danger of failing to qualify for Russia '18





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Re: International Football 2017/18
« Reply #34 on: October 06, 2017, 03:56:07 PM »
Argentina need to book there ideas up or miss out all together.

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Re: International Football 2017/18
« Reply #35 on: October 06, 2017, 04:10:42 PM »
Argentina need to book there ideas up or miss out all together.

Can you imagine the humiliation of not being good enough to qualify for a tournament even England can reach?

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Re: International Football 2017/18
« Reply #36 on: October 08, 2017, 07:02:54 PM »
Ryan Giggs reckons that when it comes to England there is something missing.

For years there was something missing for Wales. Usually an 'unavailable' Ryan Giggs.

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Re: International Football 2017/18
« Reply #37 on: October 09, 2017, 01:55:30 AM »
Scotland finishing 3rd in a group that included England - the fucking Tories will be putting that on the anti-independence campaign posters

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Re: International Football 2017/18
« Reply #38 on: October 09, 2017, 01:58:44 AM »
50% of the countries in the South American zone could qualify for the 2018 World Cup - what a fucking joke. Fucking Brazil & Messi wankfest

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Re: International Football 2017/18
« Reply #39 on: October 09, 2017, 02:28:46 AM »

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Re: International Football 2017/18
« Reply #40 on: October 09, 2017, 03:06:20 AM »
Mods - can we merge this thread and Other Games? Please?

Offline Damo70

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Re: International Football 2017/18
« Reply #41 on: October 09, 2017, 12:23:25 PM »
Argentina need to book there ideas up or miss out all together.

I love the way you posted that in a heavy Brummie accent. ;)

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Re: International Football 2017/18
« Reply #42 on: October 17, 2017, 01:13:50 PM »
Norn Iron v Switzerland
Croatia v Greece
Denmark v Ireland
Sweden v Italy

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Re: International Football 2017/18
« Reply #43 on: October 18, 2017, 10:37:01 AM »
I think the ROI will be happier than NI with that. Could have been much tougher for them mind.  Both do have a good chance.

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Re: International Football 2017/18
« Reply #44 on: October 18, 2017, 01:37:46 PM »
On paper its very close between NI, ROI and Denmark as they each finished with 19/20pts, and Switzerland on paper should beat NI having taken 27pts...however there were 3 very poor teams in their group compared to just the 2 next to useless teams in NI and ROI groups. I'd fancy both Switzerland and Denmark to go through over 2 legs, but Denmark may struggle to score like Wales did if ROI are defending a lead (however I would imagine Denmark would play with more attacking skill than the rugby-esque tactics Wales attempted).