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Re: World Cup 2018

by Stranded » 01 Dec 2017 16:03

Portugal V Spain opening game of Group B is pretty tasty.

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Re: World Cup 2018

by genome » 01 Dec 2017 16:04

Argh I wanted the Argies :(

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Re: World Cup 2018

by genome » 01 Dec 2017 16:06

Belgium!

Will be good to face the dark horses of the tournament

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Re: World Cup 2018

by Stranded » 01 Dec 2017 16:07

So England are in the same group as Belgium - not too bad.

Is the last game too, so could already be qualified/out by then.

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Re: World Cup 2018

by genome » 01 Dec 2017 16:08

I loved Lineker's sly dig at Maradona by the way


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Re: World Cup 2018

by genome » 01 Dec 2017 16:12

Tunisia drawn next, who will be our opening game

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Re: World Cup 2018

by Stranded » 01 Dec 2017 16:13

England start against Tunisia on 18th June.

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Re: World Cup 2018

by genome » 01 Dec 2017 16:14

Russia vs Saudi Arabia is the opening match of the tournament

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Re: World Cup 2018

by Stranded » 01 Dec 2017 16:15

From Pot 4 England can only have

Australia
Japan
Panama
South Korea

Given that Saudi have just been drawn,


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Re: World Cup 2018

by sputnik » 01 Dec 2017 16:15

nice dig at the Italians from Gary

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Re: World Cup 2018

by genome » 01 Dec 2017 16:16

sputnik wrote:nice dig at the Italians from Gary


He's firing shots all over the place :lol:

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Re: World Cup 2018

by genome » 01 Dec 2017 16:17

Stranded wrote:England start against Tunisia on 18th June.


World Cup 98, anyone?

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Re: World Cup 2018

by genome » 01 Dec 2017 16:18

Panama

If we don't get out of that group... :lol:


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Re: World Cup 2018

by Stranded » 01 Dec 2017 16:19

genome wrote:Panama

If we don't get out of that group... :lol:


Yep

England V Tunisia
England V Panama
Belgium V England

Have to think we can finish at least 2nd there

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Re: World Cup 2018

by sputnik » 01 Dec 2017 16:20

wheres the group of death?

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Re: World Cup 2018

by Stranded » 01 Dec 2017 16:22

sputnik wrote:wheres the group of death?


No obvious one.

Germany, Mexico, Sweden, S.Korea maybe? At a push?

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Re: World Cup 2018

by Sutekh » 01 Dec 2017 16:22

A

Russia
Uruguay
Egypt
Saudi Arabia

B

Portugal
Spain
Iran
Morocco

C

France
Peru
Denmark
Australia

D

Argentina
Croatia
Iceland
Nigeria

E

Brazil
Switzerland
Costa Rica
Serbia

F

Germany
Mexico
Sweden
South Korea

G

Belgium
England
Tunisia
Panama

H

Poland
Colombia
Senegal
Japan

Russia v Saudi Arabia is the opening game of the tournament to be played in Moscow on Thursday 14 June 2018

England play in the following order

1. Tunisia, to be played in Volgograd on Monday 18 June 2018
2. Panama, to be played in Novograd on Sunday 24 June 2018
3. Belgium, to be played in Kaliningrad on Thursday 28 June 2018

England are going to be based in St Petersburg I believe.

Oh to be an Argentina fan with that group :lol:
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Re: World Cup 2018

by Winston Biscuit » 01 Dec 2017 16:23

E
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Y

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Re: World Cup 2018

by Stranded » 01 Dec 2017 16:23

Stranded wrote:
genome wrote:Panama

If we don't get out of that group... :lol:


Yep

England V Tunisia
England V Panama
Belgium V England

Have to think we can finish at least 2nd there


Also noting that Group H is Poland, Senegal, Columbia, Japan - if England are average they have a decent chance of making the QFs with that draw,

Where they lose to either Brazil or Germany.
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Re: World Cup 2018

by Winston Biscuit » 01 Dec 2017 16:24

Sutekh wrote:Oh to be an Argentina fan with that group :lol:


I am sitting next to one watching the draw. He is quite happy!

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