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  1. #1451

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    Quote Originally Posted by justjoe86:
    No football til Friday night is ridiculous.

    What will i do now? I've adjusted to Brazilian time... whilst maintaining HK time.

    (I.e. I've hardly slept for weeks)

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    So...where did you get your energy to work during the day if you don't sleep? Unless you are like me who work on shifts and don't conform to the 9-to-5 schedule...
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    Quote Originally Posted by huja:
    Since the break up of the USSR, the Russian hockey team has been among the better teams in the world but hasn't reached anywhere the level of domination of those old Soviet teams. In fact, playing as Russia, the hockey team has only won a silver and a bronze in 20 years. That it! The tiny country of Finland (<5 million people) has surpassed their Olympic haul with a silver and four bronze since 1994 (only missing out on the a medal once in that time!). In that same time period, Sweden has two gold and a silver.

    It's time the world lets go of past USSR hockey glory and judge the modern Russian team for what it is and what it's accomplished.

    Okay, back to World Cup lest Joe start a thread about post-Soviet winter Olympic sports played on ice.

    Have to go with the Euro countries over the African nations in todays match ups. Too bad as the world is more interesting with a team called the Super Eagles still in contention.
    USSR was a soccer superpower. Why isn't Russia?

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    Quote Originally Posted by reprazent:
    neymar vs columbia: neymar
    france vs germany: france
    holland vs costa rica: holland
    messi vs belgium: messi

    brazil and argentina, both really disappointing so far. Germany struggles with teams pressing early (against Ghana/USA) I think the french midfield duo matuidi-pogba will destroy germany.
    Argentina is having and quiet and overlooked undefeated run in this tournament.

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    Quote Originally Posted by justjoe86:
    http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/football/27827569

    I'll leave that question to an expert.

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    Summarized in three words: Luck and Immigration.


    Good article, Joe. I read that last week and was looking for it again.
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    2014 FiFA Worldcup Discussions

    Germany vs France 2:0
    Brazil vs Colombia 3:1
    Argentina vs Belgium 1:2
    Netherlands vs Costa Rica 3:0

    :-)

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    World cup over soon but the new season starts soon, Hull kick off in Eurupe on July 31st!


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    Quote Originally Posted by hullexile:
    World cup over soon but the new season starts soon, Hull kick off in Eurupe on July 31st!
    Countless wives just cried a little over this thought . . .
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    Not mine. I am married to a hard arsed Geordie fanatic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Walter White:
    After Suraez was known to be out then yes.

    And yes, Costa Rica were favorites over Greece.
    Ok if that gets you going....


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mat:
    Ok if that gets you going....


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    Eh? We are talking about bookmakers favourites here. All 8 favourite won - that's not debateable.

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    Last edited by justjoe86; 03-07-2014 at 09:43 AM.
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