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Re: World Cup 2018

by genome » 14 Jun 2018 12:46

Old Man Andrews wrote:Which venue is that?


Ekaterinburg Arena

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Re: World Cup 2018

by John Madejski's Wallet » 14 Jun 2018 12:48

Done on both sides....LOL
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Re: World Cup 2018

by Old Man Andrews » 14 Jun 2018 12:48

genome wrote:
Old Man Andrews wrote:Which venue is that?


Ekaterinburg Arena


I just read an article that I think has been translated into English from another language. The headline is "Gaze At This World
Cup Venue's Temp Stands Which Will100% Kill Someone". :D :D

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Re: World Cup 2018

by Old Man Andrews » 14 Jun 2018 13:16

Winners - France

Runners up - Brazil

Surprise package - Serbia

Top scorer - Griezmann

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Re: World Cup 2018

by bobby1413 » 14 Jun 2018 13:22

Where's everyone watching the England game on Monday? I'm tempted to go to the big screen bit at Station Hill


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Re: World Cup 2018

by genome » 14 Jun 2018 13:30

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When you see it

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Re: World Cup 2018

by bobby1413 » 14 Jun 2018 13:37

Brilliant! That got a genuine LOL from me

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Re: World Cup 2018

by John Madejski's Wallet » 14 Jun 2018 13:43

bobby1413 wrote:Where's everyone watching the England game on Monday? I'm tempted to go to the big screen bit at Station Hill

What's the set up with the big screen? Can any passer by watch or do you need to pay to get entry to the area?

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Re: World Cup 2018

by bobby1413 » 14 Jun 2018 13:48

John Madejski's Wallet wrote:
bobby1413 wrote:Where's everyone watching the England game on Monday? I'm tempted to go to the big screen bit at Station Hill

What's the set up with the big screen? Can any passer by watch or do you need to pay to get entry to the area?


If you arrive within 90 minutes of kick off it's between £3-£5 ... get there before and it's free

Can also rent deck chairs too

BBQ, Beers, burgers etc...

Lovely view of Garrard Street Car park too


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Re: World Cup 2018

by Silver Fox » 14 Jun 2018 13:59

I'd say I can't think of anything worse than watching an England game at the station but the Walkabout is indoors

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Re: World Cup 2018

by genome » 14 Jun 2018 14:04

Just lost half an hour to this:

https://world-cup.reflectdigital.co.uk/play

26/50 so far.

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Re: World Cup 2018

by Old Man Andrews » 14 Jun 2018 14:07

genome wrote:Just lost half an hour to this:

https://world-cup.reflectdigital.co.uk/play

26/50 so far.


Arsehole! I had work to do this afternoon. That has now been shelved thanks to this.
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Re: World Cup 2018

by Winston Biscuit » 14 Jun 2018 14:27

bobby1413 wrote:Where's everyone watching the England game on Monday? I'm tempted to go to the big screen bit at Station Hill


didn't know about this

#tempted


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Re: World Cup 2018

by genome » 14 Jun 2018 14:35

Old Man Andrews wrote:
genome wrote:Just lost half an hour to this:

https://world-cup.reflectdigital.co.uk/play

26/50 so far.


Arsehole! I had work to do this afternoon. That has no been shelved thanks to this.


41 now. Last few are killing me

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Re: World Cup 2018

by Winston Biscuit » 14 Jun 2018 14:35

As a general prediction I have had 2 world cup dreams so far which I am going with:

1 was that we get to the final and lose and the other was that there is a horrific plane crash in Russia with mass casualties, though I didn't work out of that was a team plane or a passenger plane

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Re: World Cup 2018

by Ascotexgunner » 14 Jun 2018 16:21

Dear god this is like watching a Championship Side v a Conference Side....How the f* did Saudi Arabia Qualify...their group must have been p*ss easy.

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Re: World Cup 2018

by Silver Fox » 14 Jun 2018 16:26

Sutekh wrote:Apparently linesmen have been instructed NOT to raise their flags for offside when the decision is very tight. Seems FIFA want play to be allowed to develop and if a goal is scored to let VAR make the decision.


Don't know whether to give the lineo the benefit of the doubt that his non-decision in this game was as a result of this directive, but it really wasn't that close a call

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Re: World Cup 2018

by 6ft Kerplunk » 14 Jun 2018 16:51

Ascotexgunner wrote:How the f* did Saudi Arabia Qualify.


Yeah, how did such a poor team qualify from that hot bed of footballing excellence the Middle East. :roll:

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Re: World Cup 2018

by bobby1413 » 14 Jun 2018 19:18

Pished off that this is the only game on the opening day. I guess it's to give them all he limelight, but c'mon, the first day should be 2-3 games. At the very least an evening game

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Re: World Cup 2018

by Sutekh » 15 Jun 2018 06:51

BBC “bluffery” or little known useless facts about each team at the finals

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44455175

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