Nations League

Discussion in 'football' started by Maggot, Sep 8, 2018.

  1. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

    What is this Nations League? Does it replace the Euro qualifiers? How does it work?

    All I know is that its got a crap theme music.

     
  2. JimW

    JimW 支那暗杀团

    [​IMG]
     
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  3. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

  4. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    WW2 here we come
     
  5. T & P

    T & P |-o-| (-o-) |-o-|

    I think it's a very good idea- much better than friendlies.
     
  6. Fez909

    Fez909 toilet expert

    the lyrics to that theme tune are beyond bland:

    Cui manet fortuna? (Who will have fortune?)
    O, cui aeterna gloria? (Oh, who gets the eternal glory?)
    Sit optimo victoria! (May the best win!)
    Dies luxit (The time has come!)

    Una! (Unite!)
    Lude! (Play!)
    Certa! (Struggle!)
    Una! (Unite!)
    Praesta! (Lead!)
    Vince! (Win!)

    Omnes gentes! (All people!)
    Iunctae gentes! (People unite!)
    Omnes gentes! (All people!)
    Hanc in lucem (Stand in the light)
    Omnes gentes! (All people!)
    Fortes gentes! (Strong people!)

    Una prodite (One purpose)
    Excellite (Excel)
    Omnes gentes! (All people!)
    Iunctae gentes! (People unite!)

    Omnes gentes! (All people!)
    Consistite (Stand together)
    Omnes gentes! (All people!)
    Iunctae Nationes! (All nations unite!)

    Dies venit (The time has come!)
    O, dies luxit (Oh, new day!)
     
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  7. bromley

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

    No. Euro qualification gets squashed in to an 8 month period the year before the tournament. The top 2 teams out of the 10 groups go through. The remaining 4 teams come through Nations League playoffs between the highest play team in each league who haven't already qualified. This means a 4th division team will play at Euro 2020, fuck knows why Uefa believe that part of it is a good idea. :confused:
     
  8. not-bono-ever

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

    1-0 scotland vs albania

    ihbihikjlkm;l,
     
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  9. The39thStep

    The39thStep Well-Known Member

    Portugal 1-0 up v Italy
     
  10. copliker

    copliker ...

    'When are you going to train you fucking prick?'
     
  11. planetgeli

    planetgeli There's no future in England's dreaming

    Er...Spain 6 Croatia 0? After 72 minutes??

    :eek:
     
  12. planetgeli

    planetgeli There's no future in England's dreaming

    Whoa whoa whoa whoa whoa.

    Luxembourg take a photo.

    Group A

    1
    Luxembourg 2 7 6
    2
    Belarus 2 5 4
    3
    Moldova 2 -4 1
    4
    San Marino 2 -8 0
     
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  13. 1927

    1927 Funnier than he thinks he is.

    Absolutely crazy idea which completely devalues the competition, it also introduces the possibility that losing games this year is better for qualification, get relegated and then turn it on against the lesser nations.
     
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  14. bromley

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

    :hmm:
    Absolutely.
     
  15. copliker

    copliker ...

  16. souljacker

    souljacker A bit of skullduggery

    What this tournaments seems to mean is that you can now only watch England games on Sky. You can watch the highlights on ITV but crucially, NOT online, either live or on catch up.

    Which is fucking wank.
     
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