England v Iceland, 8pm (ITV)

Discussion in 'Euro 2016' started by Lord Camomile, Jun 27, 2016.

  1. Reiabuzz

    Reiabuzz Banned Banned

    I seem to have a choice of Chris Grayling or Ian Wright on my screen. Going to bed.
  2. DexterTCN

    DexterTCN Well-Known Member

    Pity....could have used someone on the left.
  3. JimW

    JimW 支那暗杀团

    Met some Italian lads at the pub too who were doing their best to not gloat at half time :D
  4. The39thStep

    The39thStep Well-Known Member

    And the shrugging of hands and shoulders
  5. hipipol

    hipipol Peckham Wry

    all tosh
  6. The39thStep

    The39thStep Well-Known Member

    Could have been worse could have lost to Wales
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  7. hipipol

    hipipol Peckham Wry

    England are cunts on all levels available
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  8. Skyfallsz

    Skyfallsz Increase the positivity Banned

    Iceland's star players play for teams in England's second division, they have never qualified before. However overrated England are that was a disaster
  9. The Boy

    The Boy danny la rouge is probably wrong.

    Though they did qualify as runners up from a group containing Holland, Czech and Turkey. And they weren't far off being group winners.

    They also performed very well in the group stages, including a draw with Portugal.

    There's no doubt that they're a minnow team - especially given their population - but I'm not entirely comfortable with the attitude in some quarters that losing to them is somehow shameful. They're clearly a difficult side to beat, and I'm not looking forward to France playing them in the next round.
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  10. S☼I

    S☼I I don't want your poxy mint

    Three tournaments
  11. Ted Striker

    Ted Striker Foot's on the other hand

    Sure...Maybe because I was a touch younger then, but no matter how on-paper-rubbish the available players may have been, the Spring in even-numbered years was always spent thinking 'what if...'.

    It's just not even a pipe dream. A figment of amusement for envious bitter ABE's to froth over, and a chance for everyone's inner jingo singalong baritone to get an airing. Just a shame I suppose. Are playgrounds these days (years) full of wide eyed juniors thinking maybe, just maybe...?
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  12. steeplejack

    steeplejack Reluctant Hardliner

    England's worst result since 1973 when they were papped out by Poland signalling the end of Sir Alf Ramsey.

    Lots of "England back to 1973" Brexit parallels but I can't be arsed.
  13. Ted Striker

    Ted Striker Foot's on the other hand

    I like my wingers wide but not that wide. Jezcoign would have the white paint on the outside of his right boot.
  14. JimW

    JimW 支那暗杀团

    It truly was shit, especially second half. The Rashford cameo only showed what sort of mentality the rest were lacking.
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  15. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Rashford should have been on from the start. He had the energy and vitality that was missing from almost all of England's mildly interested miskickers.
  16. littlebabyjesus

    littlebabyjesus one of Maxwell's demons

    And he got 5 minutes. That's the bit I don't get.
  17. littlebabyjesus

    littlebabyjesus one of Maxwell's demons

    Or at the very least he comes on with half an hour to go. It was clear by then that England weren't going anywhere. I can only think that Hodgson wasn't brave enough to pull off Rooney.
  18. not-bono-ever

    not-bono-ever Not what they want but what is good for them

    Its not all bad though, Sports direct will knock £20 off their England shirts tomorrow
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  19. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    That's somehow worse than finishing below them in the group table and failing to make it to the quarter finals, yes?

  20. littlebabyjesus

    littlebabyjesus one of Maxwell's demons

    Nah mate, sorry. This is worse.
  21. The39thStep

    The39thStep Well-Known Member

    Rashford made an impact because he has pace and was fresh . The Portuguese in the bar asked me why he couldn't pass. If he'd been in from the start he would have been found out and become another Sterling .
    Second half we were simply to slow in moving the ball, fowards had no movement and just waited for a cross or long ball , passing lacked any zip or pace and we lacked creativity . Wiltshire and Rooney in particular were very disappointing .
  22. The39thStep

    The39thStep Well-Known Member

    Hook line and sinker
  23. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Kane was fucking useless.
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  24. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Pretty sure it's me that's doing the laughing here. :D
  25. The39thStep

    The39thStep Well-Known Member

    We can all laugh together I'm a half hearted England supporter at best.
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  26. hipipol

    hipipol Peckham Wry

    3 lions up yer arse
    Fuck off, and starve ye Anglo cunt ye
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  27. littlebabyjesus

    littlebabyjesus one of Maxwell's demons

    tbh it's easier to list who wasn't useless. Vardy and Rashford looked lively when they came on. And, um, that's about it.
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  28. JimW

    JimW 支那暗杀团

    Wislshire hadn't shown any signs of recovering for the injury (ETA injury lay-off I mean) that I hope was the reason he was gash in the last outing so was surprised he was first sub. of course Roy watched the training. I kind of feel for him, even if he is somehow shitter than I thought he can't be solely responsible for that.
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2016
  29. rubbershoes

    rubbershoes not the only raver in the village

    Thank you for your contribution to the thread
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  30. nuffsaid

    nuffsaid But this goes up to 11

    Wenger for England, not bad at 28/1.....might need a work permit soon, but hey-ho.

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