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WORLD CUP!!!

Post by Ben Purton » Thu May 27, 2010 1:12 pm

Considering the election was allowed , Who do people like in the world cup.

I am a big fan of England @ 7/1
and Serbia @ 80/1 as my outsider
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Re: WORLD CUP!!!

Post by Gareth Harley-Yeo » Thu May 27, 2010 1:17 pm

Ben Purton wrote: I am a big fan of England
Throwing your money away with England mate. :) - Out in the semi's, you'll see!

I've always enjoyed watching/supporting Spain, Portugal and Holland at the world cup (as I never have my own country there to support :cry: ).

But I have a feeling Brazil or France may win it again even though they're not playing that well.
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Re: WORLD CUP!!!

Post by Ben Purton » Thu May 27, 2010 1:21 pm

ITS ALL ABOUT ENGLAND. ITS OUR TIME
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Re: WORLD CUP!!!

Post by Carl Hibbard » Thu May 27, 2010 1:33 pm

I have had them for a while:

Selection Selection Details Result
1 International Outrights
World Cup Odds
World Cup 2010
11th of Jun 2010 2:00 pm
Outright Betting
England @ 11/2
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Re: WORLD CUP!!!

Post by Carl Hibbard » Thu May 27, 2010 1:33 pm

Spain should probably win of course
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Re: WORLD CUP!!!

Post by Rob Thompson » Thu May 27, 2010 2:27 pm

My favourites have to be Holland or the Czech Repulic, but i wouldn't mind if Spain won either
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Re: WORLD CUP!!!

Post by IM Jack Rudd » Thu May 27, 2010 3:42 pm

Betting on the Czech Republic might not be the wisest of moves.

For those who are interested, World Cup Twatball, run by a friend of mine, will be starting soon. Like Fantasy Football, only not quite.

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Re: WORLD CUP!!!

Post by Tim Spanton » Thu May 27, 2010 4:12 pm

No European team has ever won outside of Europe.
Only one American team (Brazil) has won outside of the Americas.
Ipso facto, the winner will be Brazil...or one of the African countries (but I wouldn't put money on it).

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Re: WORLD CUP!!!

Post by Alan Walton » Thu May 27, 2010 4:22 pm

Tim Spanton wrote:No European team has ever won outside of Europe.
This is true, but previously all tournaments outside Europe have been in the northern hemisphere, slap bang in the middle of very hot summers

The weather is South Africa will be very similar to a mild Autumn, and evening matches may be dipping below zero in some areas (especially Rustemberg)

There is going to be a very good chance that a European team will be more suited than normal to win away from Europe this time

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Re: WORLD CUP!!!

Post by Tim Spanton » Thu May 27, 2010 5:16 pm

Alan Walton wrote:
Tim Spanton wrote:No European team has ever won outside of Europe.
This is true, but previously all tournaments outside Europe have been in the northern hemisphere, slap bang in the middle of very hot summers

The weather is South Africa will be very similar to a mild Autumn, and evening matches may be dipping below zero in some areas (especially Rustemberg)

There is going to be a very good chance that a European team will be more suited than normal to win away from Europe this time
Apart from those in South America, of course ... but point taken

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Re: WORLD CUP!!!

Post by Alex Holowczak » Thu May 27, 2010 5:47 pm

Rob Thompson wrote:My favourites have to be Holland or the Czech Repulic, but i wouldn't mind if Spain won either
Czech Republic would do well to win, considering they haven't qualified. :wink:

If England can't win it, I don't mind who wins as long as it's not Cote d'Ivoire. Can't stand Drogba. :x

Spain favourites by a mile, but never underestimate the Germans...

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Re: WORLD CUP!!!

Post by Rob Thompson » Thu May 27, 2010 6:47 pm

I never said i expected them to win, just that i liked them :P
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Re: WORLD CUP!!!

Post by Andrew Camp » Thu May 27, 2010 6:51 pm

Anyone that understands betting will know that 7/1 is a terrible price for England winning the WC, never mind 11/2!!!!!!

Get an account on Betfair and LAY England at these odds. I did this for many tournaments over the years.

They simply will not win and deep down you all know it.
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Re: WORLD CUP!!!

Post by Ben Purton » Thu May 27, 2010 6:52 pm

"Many" tournaments over the "years"

Yep betfair, been around since 1966...... Was Mr Black even born in 1966 I wonder.
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Re: WORLD CUP!!!

Post by Andrew Camp » Thu May 27, 2010 6:54 pm

World Cup 02, 06

Euros: 00, 04
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