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Online Damo70

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Re: Other Games - 2019/20
« Reply #1455 on: September 10, 2019, 09:48:04 PM »
France made hard work of it tonight too. 3-0 against Andorra with the third goal coming in the 91st minute.

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Re: Other Games - 2019/20
« Reply #1456 on: September 10, 2019, 09:51:53 PM »
End of the day England have won another game comfortably, are winning the group comfortably and scoring for fun. Saturday's game was barely competitive, tonight's has been a laugh. Yet still people moan and moan. Honestly I don't know what people want from England to not slag them off.

How about, if they actually won something in my lifetime?

That might do it.


Were you not born when we won Le Tournoi de France in 1997, beating France and Italy along the way? ;)

I remember all the street parties all across the nation.

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Re: Other Games - 2019/20
« Reply #1457 on: September 10, 2019, 10:00:50 PM »
End of the day England have won another game comfortably, are winning the group comfortably and scoring for fun. Saturday's game was barely competitive, tonight's has been a laugh. Yet still people moan and moan. Honestly I don't know what people want from England to not slag them off.

How about, if they actually won something in my lifetime?

That might do it.


Were you not born when we won Le Tournoi de France in 1997, beating France and Italy along the way? ;)

I remember all the street parties all across the nation.


Oh yes. Forgot about that.

Also, as the BBC would be fast to remind me, 'England' also won the Shebelieves cup. 😂

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Re: Other Games - 2019/20
« Reply #1458 on: September 10, 2019, 10:18:22 PM »
Not at all impressed by Keane or Maguire. Both right footers which is unbalanced. Both made sloppy mistakes which led to goals. Declan Rice was poor in midfield.

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Re: Other Games - 2019/20
« Reply #1459 on: September 10, 2019, 10:42:16 PM »
A half decent team would really have the beating of England here.

What's new?
And current more than decent national teams
Portugal , Belgium, Netherlands, Spain and France would enjoy playing against such defending and a midfield .

The front line attack is quite something however it's not enough to win any Euro Champs.

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Re: Other Games - 2019/20
« Reply #1460 on: September 10, 2019, 10:52:22 PM »
I didn't realise how good Kosovo's recent form had actually been.

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Re: Other Games - 2019/20
« Reply #1461 on: September 10, 2019, 11:00:20 PM »
Conor Hourihane played 69 minutes as left back as Ireland 3-1 victory v Bulgaria.

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Re: Other Games - 2019/20
« Reply #1462 on: September 10, 2019, 11:07:56 PM »
A half decent team would really have the beating of England here.

What's new?
And current more than decent national teams
Portugal , Belgium, Netherlands, Spain and France would enjoy playing against such defending and a midfield .

The front line attack is quite something however it's not enough to win any Euro Champs.

Hard to say. I reckon it's better than Portugal 2016, with Ronaldo off injured, Denmark 1992 and, just about, Germany 1996, as well as being about a million times better than Greece 2004.

I'm not counting Spain 2012 as their midfield was so good it made up for the lack of a top striker.

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Re: Other Games - 2019/20
« Reply #1463 on: September 10, 2019, 11:17:40 PM »
End of the day England have won another game comfortably, are winning the group comfortably and scoring for fun. Saturday's game was barely competitive, tonight's has been a laugh. Yet still people moan and moan. Honestly I don't know what people want from England to not slag them off.

They could get shot of the fuckin' band, that would make watching the national team infinitely more enjoyable.

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Re: Other Games - 2019/20
« Reply #1464 on: September 10, 2019, 11:45:28 PM »
Not at all impressed by Keane or Maguire. Both right footers which is unbalanced. Both made sloppy mistakes which led to goals. Declan Rice was poor in midfield.

Yeah not sure a Rice is going to be good enough on the ball to play the DM role well in international football. 

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Re: Other Games - 2019/20
« Reply #1465 on: September 10, 2019, 11:47:59 PM »
Not at all impressed by Keane or Maguire. Both right footers which is unbalanced. Both made sloppy mistakes which led to goals. Declan Rice was poor in midfield.

Yeah not sure a Rice is going to be good enough on the ball to play the DM role well in international football.

And hoping not good enough v the Villa next Monday !

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Re: Other Games - 2019/20
« Reply #1466 on: September 10, 2019, 11:50:26 PM »
A half decent team would really have the beating of England here.

What's new?
And current more than decent national teams
Portugal , Belgium, Netherlands, Spain and France would enjoy playing against such defending and a midfield .

The front line attack is quite something however it's not enough to win any Euro Champs.

Hard to say. I reckon it's better than Portugal 2016, with Ronaldo off injured, Denmark 1992 and, just about, Germany 1996, as well as being about a million times better than Greece 2004.

I'm not counting Spain 2012 as their midfield was so good it made up for the lack of a top striker.

Tbh meaning to say that the team as a whole wouldn't be enough to win Euros if persist with a Rice , Barkley , Hendo midfield .
Suspect defense too.

Exciting going forward  none the less

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Re: Other Games - 2019/20
« Reply #1467 on: September 10, 2019, 11:53:31 PM »
End of the day England have won another game comfortably, are winning the group comfortably and scoring for fun. Saturday's game was barely competitive, tonight's has been a laugh. Yet still people moan and moan. Honestly I don't know what people want from England to not slag them off.

They could get shot of the fuckin' band, that would make watching the national team infinitely more enjoyable.


Was that our incessant drum?

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Re: Other Games - 2019/20
« Reply #1468 on: September 10, 2019, 11:55:03 PM »
I hate that band.

Anyway, fun mental game. Hard to be a football fan and be against games like that, I think.

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Re: Other Games - 2019/20
« Reply #1469 on: September 11, 2019, 09:44:12 AM »
I don't understand Rice's elevation to the England team.  He's okay but nothing more and is another one who does something good and then follows it with something bad. Henderson I don't get at all, for me he's bang average.  With Ross Barkley who hasn't showed anything of note in the team and against weak opposition. I'd say overall the midfield for England is a worry especially up against decent opposition.