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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #40 on: June 17, 2018, 12:56:11 PM »
Apart from ex Fulham players  Riuz and Mitrovic are there any others at the World Cup? I noticed Dejagah an unused sub for Iran the other day.

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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #41 on: June 17, 2018, 12:59:49 PM »
Apart from ex Fulham players  Riuz and Mitrovic are there any others at the World Cup? I noticed Dejagah an unused sub for Iran the other day.

Ragnar Sigurdsson is playing for Iceland. We have a former youth player that starts for Nigeria.

Don't think there is anyone else.

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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #42 on: June 17, 2018, 01:21:57 PM »
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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #43 on: June 17, 2018, 01:41:13 PM »
https://youtu.be/fsRP2_aN7Qw

Good video there about how the actual football itself can change the way we see the game / goals.

I think the old Telstar is the perfect balance monochrome design (if not the panels), really makes shots on goal appear to fizz, or curl, etc.

The new Telstar-ish ball isn't bad at all, and the stunningness of Nachos fizzler for Spain was surely the epitome of this affect.

Bloody Beautiful.


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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #44 on: June 17, 2018, 01:43:30 PM »
Impressed by the standard of Football in the Serbia vs Costa Rica game so far. Mitro vs Ruiz.

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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #45 on: June 17, 2018, 02:13:56 PM »
Sub Mitro he's looking too good now 1up after foul on him


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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #46 on: June 17, 2018, 02:42:53 PM »
Apart from ex Fulham players  Riuz and Mitrovic are there any others at the World Cup? I noticed Dejagah an unused sub for Iran the other day.

Ragnar Sigurdsson is playing for Iceland. We have a former youth player that starts for Nigeria.

Don't think there is anyone else.

Kvist

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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #47 on: June 17, 2018, 06:30:09 PM »
Great to see Mexico beat Germany. Deserved and hopefully will give many teams a bit of a problem on the break.

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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #48 on: June 18, 2018, 05:09:55 PM »
Apart from ex Fulham players  Riuz and Mitrovic are there any others at the World Cup? I noticed Dejagah an unused sub for Iran the other day.

Ragnar Sigurdsson is playing for Iceland. We have a former youth player that starts for Nigeria.

Don't think there is anyone else.

We forgot Dembele!


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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #49 on: June 18, 2018, 05:25:03 PM »
Panama picking up an impressive number of yellow cards, I expect a red or two to follow shortly.

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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #50 on: June 18, 2018, 05:51:46 PM »
Watching Dembele... he doesn’t really make himself available does he.. doesn’t work hard enough to get into space. He’s always ambled about the pitch but I do notice this could be construed as laziness actually given he rarely touches the ball.

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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #51 on: June 18, 2018, 07:57:27 PM »
VAR misses an obvious penalty for England. It really is a complete joke. 


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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #52 on: June 18, 2018, 07:58:15 PM »
I didn't like VAR before this game. It's really getting on my nerves now.

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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #53 on: June 18, 2018, 08:00:51 PM »
VAR misses an obvious penalty for England. It really is a complete joke. 

So does it automatically look at it?

Or does the ref need to request it?

Also.. does the TV coverage show the VAR viewpoint being analysed?

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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #54 on: June 18, 2018, 08:33:17 PM »
If the Dabbers and co had bothered putting the ball in the net when it mattered in the first half no one would be even mentioning VAR right now


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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #55 on: June 18, 2018, 08:36:56 PM »
I thought that the Kane wrestle was six of one and half a dozen of the other.

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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #56 on: June 18, 2018, 08:52:30 PM »
Maybe Fulham should get that Kane guy...?  :005:

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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #57 on: June 18, 2018, 08:53:44 PM »
England might have scraped a win but were generally so poor. Like 11 players playing together for the 1st time. Kane is the only player who looks like he knows what he is doing.

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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #58 on: June 18, 2018, 08:54:20 PM »
Don't get too excited!
We just struggled to beat a team that wasn't interested in playing.

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Re: World Cup Thread
« Reply #59 on: June 18, 2018, 08:58:51 PM »
How they could have done with Sess (and Kamara).