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Post Posted: Tue Jun 13, 2006 6:32 am 
 

Xaxaxe wrote:I briefly dated his sister. It was like a million years ago, and it was brief, but it happened.

How's that for "small world"?


now THAT explains a few things :D :D :D

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scary though isnt it?  8O


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 11:12 am 
 

just in case any of our western friends were wondering.....

Ecuador have just beaten Costa Rica 3-0, which effectively knocks them out of the World Cup, as they cant now get enough points to qualify for the next round. They join Poland, who got knocked out last night by Germany.

If any of you wanted to see the scores live over the net, try this link:

http://home.skysports.com/livescores/fo ... _home_page

it should take you to a panel which follows the scores of the game thats being played.

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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 1:00 pm 
 

0-0 at half time...  fingers crossed.


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 1:01 pm 
 

killjoy32 wrote:just in case any of our western friends were wondering.....

Ecuador have just beaten Costa Rica 3-0, which effectively knocks them out of the World Cup, as they cant now get enough points to qualify for the next round. They join Poland, who got knocked out last night by Germany.

If any of you wanted to see the scores live over the net, try this link:

http://home.skysports.com/livescores/fo ... _home_page

it should take you to a panel which follows the scores of the game thats being played.

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Alan,
Are you sure this link does work ?
I have got England 0 - 0 Trinidad, halftime...  :lol:

I know, it is not clever for a french guy to joke about that...
I have better to keep a low profile... We have the oldest team of the competition  :cry: ... Our last goal in competition is dated 1998!

  


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 1:29 pm 
 

You did at least win it fairly recently  :)

20 minutes to go, still no goal.  Trinidad are doing quite well!


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 1:42 pm 
 

red_bus wrote:You did at least win it fairly recently  :)

20 minutes to go, still no goal.  Trinidad are doing quite well!



Well done!!!
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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 1:47 pm 
 

Goooaaaallllllll!!!!!

5 mins to go and England are through to the next round.


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 1:50 pm 
 

and again!!!!!!!

2 - 0


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 1:59 pm 
 

le Rahib wrote:I know, it is not clever for a french guy to joke about that...
I have better to keep a low profile... We have the oldest team of the competition  :cry: ... Our last goal in competition is dated 1998!


nicolas!!! france :) i thought they had changed their name to France 0 :D

they had a really good opening game didnt they?  :P  they were putting more effort into arguing with themselves than they did with winning the game :)

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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 2:00 pm 
 

red_bus wrote:and again!!!!!!!

2 - 0


2-0 full-time! phew!! relief man!

THAT was a tough game! very pleased with that result. in all fairness we had a batch of superb chances there, but i will take the win and go ahead myself :)

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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 2:06 pm 
 

I guess the coach lifting the ban on sex didn't effect the players after all.. :)

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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 2:27 pm 
 

killjoy32 wrote:
le Rahib wrote:I know, it is not clever for a french guy to joke about that...
I have better to keep a low profile... We have the oldest team of the competition  :cry: ... Our last goal in competition is dated 1998!


nicolas!!! france :) i thought they had changed their name to France 0 :D

they had a really good opening game didnt they?  :P  they were putting more effort into arguing with themselves than they did with winning the game :)

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Yes, France 0! We have heard about it!

Media and people here are very critical too about the team and the coach. I don't know if english tabloids give you the rumours that depict the choice of the team. Crazy : rivalry, nepotism, sexual competition...

France 0
Boring boring boring... undone!

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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 2:46 pm 
 

Well we're through to the next round but, as always, England doing just enough to win without really looking like a world-beating team. I hope we show a better attitude and standard of football against the Swedes. We won't of course but that doesn't stop me hoping! :D

  

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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 2:56 pm 
 

Now I can see the tension in a soccer match.  If the score is 2-nil, then the drama is pretty lacking.  But, if it is a one-goal or less game, then it is tension right up to the final gun.   8O

Not to mention a ban on sex!  Talk about tension!  :lol:

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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 5:18 pm 
 

Yeah, it looked to me like England was having a hard time with a team they should have walked over.  I don't know much about Crouch's game, but he looked off to me.

After watching the U.S. against the big C-R, I'm holding with my other home team:  Italy.  Tough group, though.


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 5:35 pm 
 

Oh yes, the World Cup is tension incarnate.  I don't follow league football much (although am an ad-hoc Charlton fan), but the World Cup is great - and now my exams are over (last one yesterday) I can really enjoy it.

You wait until the teams get through the first round, and then every game has to have a winner - so you get extra time, and then penalty shoot-outs.  8O

London is a noisy city - but not this afternoon - almost no traffic, no-one on the streets, just this air of tension that hangs over the whole city.


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 5:39 pm 
 

bombadil wrote:Yeah, it looked to me like England was having a hard time with a team they should have walked over.  I don't know much about Crouch's game, but he looked off to me.

After watching the U.S. against the big C-R, I'm holding with my other home team:  Italy.  Tough group, though.


Yes - T & T did really well - and they actually looked fitter and more relaxed out on the pitch.  Italy should be OK, I reckon you will go through alongside the Czech Repub.


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 7:02 pm 
 

red_bus wrote:and again!!!!!!!

2 - 0



And I thought it was only the Germans the French rolled over for?


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