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Offline Lizz

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Re: FIFA World Cup 2019
« Reply #600 on: July 07, 2019, 10:10:23 PM »
I'm glad the USA won. Mainly because of Megan Rapinoe and the fact that she's majorly pissing off some people in the US. Childish moi? Absolutely.

Offline wittonwarrior

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Re: FIFA World Cup 2019
« Reply #601 on: July 07, 2019, 10:14:10 PM »
I canít take this seriously whilst there is such an obvious gulf in talent between the yanks, the rest and the better of the rest with the also runs

Offline KRS

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Re: FIFA World Cup 2019
« Reply #602 on: July 07, 2019, 10:51:52 PM »
Will the standard improve next time with the proposed additional 8 teams taking it to a 32 team
WWC?

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Re: FIFA World Cup 2019
« Reply #603 on: July 07, 2019, 11:22:11 PM »
Yes. More and more countries are going to have professional leagues, and many of those that already have them will increase investment. Standards will continue to increase as a result.

The downside is that it means the Economic North countries are likely to get even further ahead of the poorer nations who have greater priorities than sport.

Offline dcdavecollett

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Re: FIFA World Cup 2019
« Reply #604 on: July 14, 2019, 10:46:43 PM »
Like some on here, I only see four players that I think are really good; the rest I'd categorise as not good enough, or not consistent enough to rely on at this level.