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Wowbagger

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Re: Football Euro 2016
« Reply #400 on: July 10, 2016, 10:43:14 pm »
Pretty good goal though.
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Re: Football Euro 2016
« Reply #401 on: July 10, 2016, 11:50:13 pm »
Though if ye Portingals had converted that free kick they got when a colour-blind ref failed to note who had actually handled the ball the Frenchies might justifiably have been very miffed indeed.  Except Thierry Henry, who would have probably laid low and said nothing.
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Re: Football Euro 2016
« Reply #402 on: July 11, 2016, 12:00:33 am »
The Portugals only won one match but carried the cup away.

However they are England's bestest ally ever, so who cares!
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Re: Football Euro 2016
« Reply #403 on: July 11, 2016, 12:03:02 am »
Excellent!  If there was a plan to crop Ronaldo, it backfired.  Ronaldo's demise denied us the chance of a spectacle.  We were cheated!

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Re: Football Euro 2016
« Reply #404 on: July 11, 2016, 12:08:40 am »
Only won one match without extra time.
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Re: Football Euro 2016
« Reply #405 on: July 11, 2016, 12:19:52 am »
Or, put another way, proved unbeatable.

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Re: Football Euro 2016
« Reply #406 on: July 11, 2016, 09:36:56 am »
Well, one good thing about it: a home win is always a boost for the reigning politicos, so Hollande should be feeling even more shit this morning.
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Re: Football Euro 2016
« Reply #407 on: July 11, 2016, 10:55:53 am »
Excellent!  If there was a plan to crop Ronaldo, it backfired.

... but still worth it.
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Wowbagger

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Re: Football Euro 2016
« Reply #408 on: July 11, 2016, 12:00:42 pm »
Though if ye Portingals had converted that free kick they got when a colour-blind ref failed to note who had actually handled the ball the Frenchies might justifiably have been very miffed indeed.  Except Thierry Henry, who would have probably laid low and said nothing.

Indeed. One of the Beeb's moronic commentators - I don't know who either of them was - made the comment that it was a perfectly understandable mistake and therefore was of little consequence. The other one had the presence of mind to remind him that it might just decide the outcome of the European Championship.
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Re: Football Euro 2016
« Reply #409 on: July 11, 2016, 04:42:17 pm »
I'm sure there are a million more like this, but I'll get in first:

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Re: Football Euro 2016
« Reply #410 on: July 12, 2016, 09:14:19 am »
Excellent!  If there was a plan to crop Ronaldo, it backfired.  Ronaldo's demise denied us the chance of a spectacle.  We were cheated!

Must say I thought Ronaldo was disappointing during the tournament.  During the game one commentator said they thought Portugal would do better without him and maybe they did!     

Sic transit and all that..

Re: Football Euro 2016
« Reply #411 on: July 12, 2016, 10:09:52 am »
Maybe, though he scored a couple of crackers against Hungary.  I just felt Payet deprived us of the possibility of seeing him turn it on in the final, or being contained legally by good defence.  I'm surprised that more fuss hasn't been made about the way he was taken out (except by God, naturally!).  I've only seen one replay of the incident but it seemed to me that Payet deliberately piled into his knee.  If it was an accident then Payet needs glasses, which from his general play he eminently doesn't.  I'm not a fan of Ronaldo (or anyone's) posturing but I like to watch skill and he has it in buckets full.  I can only think the lack of reaction is because he is generally reviled - or because I'm wrong about the tackle.

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Re: Football Euro 2016
« Reply #412 on: July 12, 2016, 10:21:54 am »

Must say I thought Ronaldo was disappointing during the tournament. 


I thought the entire tournament was disappointing.

England needed just to be average to win it... and they completely failed to be even average.
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