How far will England reach in Russia 2018?

Discussion in 'football' started by sihhi, May 28, 2018.


How far will England reach in Russia 2018?

  1. Win

  2. Runner up

    0 vote(s)
  3. Semi-finalist (Third or fourth place)

  4. Quarter-finalist

  5. Second round participant (Out of the group and no further)

  6. Fail to go beyond the group

  1. Voley

    Voley Ramoner

    I've seen Gareth Southgate interviewed. It's entirely plausible that he's both alive and dead imo.
  2. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    Yeh. What you know about football could be written in 36 point times on the back of a train ticket. And there'd be a spot of space after the "fuck all" too
  3. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    On the plus side at least you know they've practiced penalties
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  4. sealion

    sealion Well-Known Member

    He needs to do a bit more than that. Nothing i've seen suggests he's any better than the previous 'yes' men the fa employ.
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  5. sealion

    sealion Well-Known Member


    It's a game of two halves init!
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  6. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    Also every four years we're told how grand the England team are but it's 22 years since we last had a reasonable chance of winning an international competition
  7. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    Five if you include extra time and penalties
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  8. sealion

    sealion Well-Known Member

    Well if Southgate sleeps through the first 90 mins, we won't need the extra's.
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  9. Supine

    Supine Rough Like Badger

    I reckon Southgate will substitute himself on to take a penalty in the quarters. Why not :D
  10. Teaboy

    Teaboy It definitely looks brighter over there..

    To put it simply when you look at our defence you see goals going in against us. Stones looks like he has a clanger in him each match and he's probably the best of a bad bunch centre back wise.

    At the front we look quick and dangerous but that is only any use if teams want to play against us. In tournaments they never do, they'll sit deep, give no room and we'll lack the quality the break that down.

    Combine the two and it will be the usual diet of boring draws and dismal odd goal defeats to crap teams. Normal service.
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  11. bromley

    bromley ...isn't as good as Lewisham.

    Further than the small time bitter nations like Scotland, Wales and Ireland. :p

    Glorious penalty shoot out defeat and burning effigies of Harry Kane.
  12. sihhi

    sihhi John 3:30

    I remember Gareth Southgate missing (with a very poor penalty - one of the worst I've seen on TV down the middle and on the ground) and nothing like that ever happened. A joke?

    Poll is finely balanced between 2R and QF!
  13. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    On penalties, right?

    Germany's 6th taker misses, all comes down to Trent Arnold-Alexander... a hero is born.
  14. 3-1 loss to Brazil in the quarterfinals
  15. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    No, it was Beckham who got the effigies.
  16. tommers

    tommers Your disco needs you

    It's coming home.
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  17. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp!

    I still believe
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  18. bromley

    bromley ...isn't as good as Lewisham.

    He got praised for taking one when no one else (cough Paul Ince cough) didn't have the balls to take one.

    Just the sort of guy we need managing us in an international tournament. :hmm:
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  19. Dandred

    Dandred Mmmmm Beer!

    Not going to get out of the group.
  20. BCBlues

    BCBlues Lend us a Twenner


    Loftus Cheek will have run out of steam by this stage and will no longer be able to carry the rest of the donkeys.
  21. DexterTCN

    DexterTCN Well-Known Member

    Wales and Ireland went further than you last time, didn't they? :p
  22. bromley

    bromley ...isn't as good as Lewisham.

    which group are they in? :cool:
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  23. DexterTCN

    DexterTCN Well-Known Member

    No group this time. I love the optimism every two years from you lot :D

    Just a pity it turns to anger and blame every time :(
  24. bromley

    bromley ...isn't as good as Lewisham.

    and riots.
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  25. DexterTCN

    DexterTCN Well-Known Member

    Not this time.
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  26. Supine

    Supine Rough Like Badger

    Maybe in Russia when we beat them
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  27. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    Sterling :hmm: I'm not convinced
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  28. campanula

    campanula plant a seed

    will get out of group (Belgium!) but no further than usual (quarterfinals).
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