Euro 2016

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Re: Euro 2016

Post by Alex Holowczak » Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:51 am

Mick Norris wrote:
Mike Truran wrote:Well, at least the f*****g Russians are out.

And out of the Olympics as well. Such a shame. :lol:
But have their hooligans gone home?

Lots of problems in Russian football with racism, violence, to say nothing of the political upheavals and doping

Still, at least they won't be hosting the next World Cup, oh, hang on :roll:
Presumably someone said
someone wrote:Still, at least they won't be hosting the next Euros, oh, hang on :roll:
in the aftermath of Ireland v England in 1995.

England managed to improve things significantly ahead of Euro 96, so let's hope Russia can do the same ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

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Re: Euro 2016

Post by Mick Norris » Wed Jun 22, 2016 1:29 pm

Alex Holowczak wrote:Presumably someone said
someone wrote:Still, at least they won't be hosting the next Euros, oh, hang on :roll:
in the aftermath of Ireland v England in 1995.

England managed to improve things significantly ahead of Euro 96, so let's hope Russia can do the same ahead of the 2018 World Cup.
True, but I have been in a pub full of "supporters" singing No surrender to the IRA (and worse) this century

I think the change for England came post Heysel & Hillsborough, with maybe the 1990 World Cup being the key turning point, I see no evidence of hope with Russia, and lost of evidence of racism in eastern european football
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Re: Euro 2016

Post by NickFaulks » Mon Jun 27, 2016 8:08 pm

Oh Gawd.

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Re: Euro 2016

Post by Christopher Kreuzer » Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:29 pm

England can't pass, can't cross, can't shoot from distance, and can't finish. There were claims they were due to get the result their good play deserved. Looks more like they were due a bad game.

EDIT: I was too kind, they can't play football, full-stop.

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Re: Euro 2016

Post by NickFaulks » Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:51 pm

Beaten by a bunch of plumbers. To be fair, they weren't bad.

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Re: Euro 2016

Post by Neil Graham » Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:53 pm

Well that's two parts of my accumulator done - Brexit, England losing to Iceland, now all I need is Jeremy Corbyn to be replaced by "none of the above".

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Re: Euro 2016

Post by Christopher Kreuzer » Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:54 pm

NickFaulks wrote:Beaten by a bunch of plumbers. To be fair, they weren't bad.
The Iceland fans were incredible. I would love to see Iceland go on to beat France.

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Re: Euro 2016

Post by NickFaulks » Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:14 pm

So would I, but they won't. Anyway, I've got a petition going to get this one replayed - I mean, what kind of a result is 2-1?

I'm particularly bitter because I had a free £10 bet and put it on England to equalise, just couldn't believe it wouldn't happen.

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Re: Euro 2016

Post by Nick Grey » Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:14 pm

Caught by a better team playing on break. Fantastic workrate. Ought to have got the youngster on earlier.
4 years time with Brexit may not have to go through all the heartache of football.
At least rugby, cricket & maybe tennis on the up.

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Re: Euro 2016

Post by Geoff Chandler » Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:15 pm

Everyone should be happy. We voted to come out of Europe.

And now we are out of Europe by a majority of two to one.

Thank You England.

I have to go to work tomorrow and face all the Iceland supermarket jokes.

Think I'll phone in sick. :)

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Re: Euro 2016

Post by Mick Norris » Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:19 pm

Mike Truran wrote:Is it just me, but are there better ways of spending a couple of hours than listening to Glenn Hoddle talking English (Jim, but not as we know it) and watching England do what they do best? :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:
Yes, another defeat on ITV :roll:

I don't watch the Premiership, but I haven't seen much worse at Gigg Lane that often

At least the rest of the tournament should be enjoyable

C'mon Wales (and Iceland)
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Re: Euro 2016

Post by Jonathan Bryant » Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:33 pm

Neil Graham wrote: ... now all I need is Jeremy Corbyn to be replaced by "none of the above".
I didn’t know he had a position at the ECF

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Re: Euro 2016

Post by Mike Truran » Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:38 pm

Going out of Europe is not good. Going out twice in one week is unacceptable.
From ITV. Best quote I've heard all year. :lol:

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Re: Euro 2016

Post by NickFaulks » Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:56 pm

NickFaulks wrote:I'm particularly bitter because I had a free £10 bet and put it on England to equalise, just couldn't believe it wouldn't happen.
I'm getting my money back. On France to get past Iceland at the normally prohibitive 5/1 on. Can't fail.

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Re: Euro 2016

Post by Christopher Kreuzer » Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:59 pm

NickFaulks wrote:
NickFaulks wrote:I'm particularly bitter because I had a free £10 bet and put it on England to equalise, just couldn't believe it wouldn't happen.
I'm getting my money back. On France to get past Iceland at the normally prohibitive 5/1 on. Can't fail.
What are the best odds available on Iceland? :D

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