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England is out

Discussion in 'General' started by dom_, 24 Jun 2004.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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    hear hear! :rock:

    totally agree dude!
     
  2. :: Phat ::

    :: Phat :: Oooh shakalaka!

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    They did well to get where they are,

    hopefully a mix of Beckham missing a penalty and Rooney doing so well will help shift a lot of media coverag over. Althogh I can pretty much guarantee most the tabloid press will have a pic of beckam full front page with "Missed" as the title.

    Be happy you've got a rugby win under your belts for now, I don't thing the British Ego could handle been on the top of two worldwide tournies.
     
  3. Uncle Psychosis

    Uncle Psychosis Classically Trained

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    I didn't see the match, I listened to it on the radio- but the thing is that if theres any sort of contact with the keeper then the ref will give the goalie the benefit 9 times out of 10.

    Anyway, discussing it is irrelevant now, cos there aint much that can be done about it!

    Cheers

    Sam
     
  4. yodasarmpit

    yodasarmpit Modder

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    Yeh penalties is a bitch.
     
  5. Uncle Psychosis

    Uncle Psychosis Classically Trained

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    Mate that'd be "English" not "British"...you'd think someone in Wales wouldn't make such a schoolboy error :D And "worldwide"? Its the European championships matey :D

    Sam
     
  6. :: Phat ::

    :: Phat :: Oooh shakalaka!

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    <DISNEY> Its a small small world la la la la lah</DISNEY>

    Yah but you get the point ;) Acctually, after reading some of the highly tensioned threads on a different forum I can guarantee that either The Sun or The Star tomorrow will have the headline

    "CHEATED" (which is bollox)

    I'd bet a fortune on it.
     
  7. fathazza

    fathazza Freed on Probation

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    im thinking it will be a headline with some lame pun involving "rooney" and "robbed"
     
  8. :: Phat ::

    :: Phat :: Oooh shakalaka!

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    ROOBED?
     
  9. Redimp

    Redimp What's a Dremel?

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    I don't know if it's true or not, I read it on a footy forum:

    Reporter: Was Wayne Rooney disappointed to lose his youngest goalscorer
    record on Monday?

    David Beckham: No, it'll just make him even more determined to get it
    back against Portugal.

    Cheered me up a bit anyway. :waah:
     
  10. DaveT

    DaveT What's a Dremel?

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    Well, they did hold the goalkeeper (you can see an arm around his neck) and we did score a goal that wasn't accounted for too...
    In the end Sven just made the wrong choices (reminded me of italy) trying to hold the advantage. And it wasn't Beckham night...
    Still, we truly dominated, kept trying and fighting and deserved the final score.
    I have to say something too...
    I've never seen in a tournament like this a game where the spectators in the stadium were all mixed, no team/country sections.
    It's amazing and very pleasing to see all fans really enjoying the game!!
    Everyone loved it and everyone was cheering with peers and "enemies"... very well done! Everyone chanting hymns and singing...Congrats.
     
  11. nohope4me

    nohope4me What's a Dremel?

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    Erm, excuse me, hate to say this, but Scots are rarely neautral when it comes to England.

    Besides, the ref was toatally biased the whole match. Remember about halfway through when an England playe was booked, yet 2 minutes later a Portugese player committed exactly the same offense, yet the only result was a free kick? Even Beckham complained to the ref at the time!

    Besides, near the end of the first (or second) period of extra time, remember when Beckham was shoved over the line by the Portugese player, deliberately obstructing and not going anywhere near the ball? Was he booked? Was he punished? Did the ref seem to be able to SEE TWO FEET IN FRONT OF HIM UNLESS IT WERE ENGLAND MAKING A MISTAKE? Was Hitler sane?

    And looking closely at the replay, there was no foul. That last-minute goal was fair.

    Just out of interest, if anyone knows, if there is serious cause for concern over judgements made by a ref, what is done about it? Can the England team appeal to EUEFA or whoever?
     
  12. nohope4me

    nohope4me What's a Dremel?

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    No offense mate, but if you aren't intersted, butt out and don't waste yer time! :D

    And there is no harm in discussing it...
     
  13. unclean

    unclean SMP obsessive

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    Seconded!

    I wouldn't mind the team, etc. Just the el ****to flags and hooliganism completely ruins the ethos.
     
  14. Lord_A

    Lord_A Boom baby!

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    What he said :hehe:
     
  15. mrplow

    mrplow obey the fist!!

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    Yeah, are they bollocks like.

    I love you Fly.
    And Uncle Psychosis, feel free not to post anymore.. ever. That'd be great, thanks.


    Banned from what penski, the rest of Euro 2004? Oh noes.. the horror. :(
     
  16. Cheryl

    Cheryl What's a Dremel?

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    I was thinking that we needed that ref too!
     
  17. ajiKaBooM!

    ajiKaBooM! What's a Dremel?

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    england didnt play well

    last night i was basically sobbin...why england!! WHY!!!!
     
  18. quack

    quack Minimodder

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    The Sun's headline is:

    YOU SWISS BANKER!

    That disallowed goal was a travesty. If only Collina had been in charge of that match. :waah:
     
  19. sambo

    sambo What's a Dremel?

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    couldent put it better :)

    the linesman put it as a Goal but the Ref just wasnt having it :)

    Can Anyone say biased ?

    :rolleyes:
     
  20. quack

    quack Minimodder

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    At least that's the headline on my copy of The Sun, I just saw another copy with In Roo-Ins on it.
     

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