FIFA World Cup 2018/Sepp Blatter

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Re: FIFA World Cup 2018/Sepp Blatter

Postby blythburgh » Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:46 am

Boro Boy wrote:
blythburgh wrote:Sad result, the game came 4 years too soon for our team IMHO

At least by missing a match with France it will stop the French haters in the country from making trouble. Too many in the Leave and Remain camps have never forgiven De Gaulle for his attitude to the country that took him in and gave it back its freedom, others cannot forget the many, many times we have been at war with them.

One thing I am glad about is being at home for the matches. I would hate to be in the crowds where the leaps in the air by the supporters meant it was raining beer and worse, lager, over everyone. But no doubt the brewers did not mind where there brews ended up as long as they sold it.



So are us ordinary football supporters now Lager and French haters in your eyes...? :eh:


A lot of football supporters love lager (not all, 'im indoors hates it) and there is a surprising amount of people around who hate the French but then again there are a lot around who would send all Europeans living here home ASAP.
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2018/Sepp Blatter

Postby macliam » Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:51 pm

No matter how you may feel about this year's World Cup, it will pass.

Unless, of course, you're the bearer of this "artwork"
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2018/Sepp Blatter

Postby Boro Boy » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:06 pm

Well that is it - just about all over now; well its all over for England this time round.... I wonder how pleased Sepp was with choosing Russia...!?!

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Re: FIFA World Cup 2018/Sepp Blatter

Postby kevinchess1 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:16 pm

Think it’s been a good tournament but Sepp didn’t choose it
There was a vote
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2018/Sepp Blatter

Postby planteria » Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:36 am

:lol: :clap: great stuff Kelvin.
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2018/Sepp Blatter

Postby Chadwick » Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:03 pm

blythburgh wrote:Sad result, the game came 4 years too soon for our team IMHO

So they should be ready for next time. You've got to start somewhere.

blythburgh wrote:At least by missing a match with France it will stop the French haters in the country from making trouble. Too many in the Leave and Remain camps have never forgiven De Gaulle for his attitude to the country that took him in and gave it back its freedom, others cannot forget the many, many times we have been at war with them.

Really? People still have a vendetta against Napoleon?
de Gaulle saying "non" was over 50 years ago. Are there people really still bitter enough about that to 'make trouble'. They must have lead a difficult life harbouring that grievance for 5 decades.

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Re: FIFA World Cup 2018/Sepp Blatter

Postby kevinchess1 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:04 pm

We've spent 900 of the last 1,000 years at war with France and I had visions of 'Agincourt' being reenacted if we had met them in the final
Not that I have anything against the onion selling smelly cheese eaters I;m positive they would have surrendered rather then risk a penalty shoot out
I think they will win today and 'Well done' to them
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2018/Sepp Blatter

Postby Boro Boy » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:40 am

kevinchess1 wrote:Think it’s been a good tournament but Sepp didn’t choose it
There was a vote



Is that the one where they say the representatives got paid to vote a certain way?

Either way well done France but we are on your tail...! :think:

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Re: FIFA World Cup 2018/Sepp Blatter

Postby blythburgh » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:49 am

Chadwick wrote:
blythburgh wrote:Sad result, the game came 4 years too soon for our team IMHO

So they should be ready for next time. You've got to start somewhere.

blythburgh wrote:At least by missing a match with France it will stop the French haters in the country from making trouble. Too many in the Leave and Remain camps have never forgiven De Gaulle for his attitude to the country that took him in and gave it back its freedom, others cannot forget the many, many times we have been at war with them.

Really? People still have a vendetta against Napoleon?
de Gaulle saying "non" was over 50 years ago. Are there people really still bitter enough about that to 'make trouble'. They must have lead a difficult life harbouring that grievance for 5 decades.


Yes, some people do not like the French because they were brought up to dislike them by their parents. I know someone who does not like the Frrench because of his Grandfather's influence. I know someone else who will not buy anything Japanese because of WW2 and how some local people were fighting them in WW2 and we all know what happened to anyone unfortunate to be a prisoner of them.

Me, I freel that was then and this is now, a new generation of Germans, Japanese etc.

Others will see any excuse for fighting someone. Just ask anyone of colour who has been verbally abused for being the colour they are. Ask any immigrant working here who has been verbally abused for being here. Ask anyone who has been verbally abused just for the religion they follow or are suspected of following. And sadly too many of them can tell you of the time when the verbal attack became a physical one.
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2018/Sepp Blatter

Postby Boro Boy » Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:18 pm

On the 52nd anniversary of England winning the 1966 World Cup that question that just doesn't go away: https://news.sky.com/story/senior-mp-ca ... s-11452955

I wonder if this will ever be resolved? The fact that it is still being discussed ay high levels means there is more that me that can't beleive he has got away with it for so long!

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