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England's coming home

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I blame Sterling
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Good luck against Belgium.
England have found a good coach and will be excellent in 4 years :thumbup:
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Chin up Anon. That was a mighty effort by the team
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Unlucky England









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YOYO wrote:
c69 wrote:Good luck against Belgium.
England have found a good coach and will be excellent in 4 years :thumbup:
If they find some creative midfield generals. Until then they’ll suffer at this phase.
That young Phil Foden should be the fella.

England have always had world class midfielders over the last 50 years, it's just since Gerrard and Lampard left they have struggled.
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Thank fúck for that.

England's new World Cup song

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dhZUsNJ-LQU
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Thank goodness.
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Harry Winks :thumbup:
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Wendigo is to blame the Mocker baiting bastard
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blindcider wrote:Wendigo is to blame the Mocker baiting bastard
Not even the mockers gods listen to Wendigo's schtick of seeing any English sports team on a winning run and proudly claiming they'll win comfortably every single match until they don't
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blindcider wrote:Wendigo is to blame the Mocker baiting bastard
Again. How many more times will he be so cocky?
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Th I know bigger all about football but Croatia looked like a better side so it's hard to be too sore.
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tc27 wrote:Th I know bigger all about football but Croatia looked like a better side so it's hard to be too sore.
My thoughts as well.

On the bright side England did better than the Argies, Brazil, Germany, and NZ :thumbup:
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tc27 wrote:Th I know bigger all about football but Croatia looked like a better side so it's hard to be too sore.
They were better
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Well at least it settled during normal play. I can't watch those penalty shootouts.
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YOYO wrote:
c69 wrote:Good luck against Belgium.
England have found a good coach and will be excellent in 4 years :thumbup:
If they find some creative midfield generals. Until then they’ll suffer at this phase.
Correct. Huff and puff will only get you so far.
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YOYO wrote:
c69 wrote:Good luck against Belgium.
England have found a good coach and will be excellent in 4 years :thumbup:
If they find some creative midfield generals. Until then they’ll suffer at this phase.
Finding a couple of plums who can finish in open play would do. They created plenty of chances in the first half but only got one shot on target.
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Seez wrote:
YOYO wrote:
c69 wrote:Good luck against Belgium.
England have found a good coach and will be excellent in 4 years :thumbup:
If they find some creative midfield generals. Until then they’ll suffer at this phase.
Finding a couple of plums who can finish in open play would do. They created plenty of chances in the first half but only got one shot on target.
They scored a goal and Kane had 2 shots saved by the keeper, with Stones having a header cleared off the line too. Certainly the general point stands but that stat is gaaaaarbage
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JM2K6 wrote:
Seez wrote:
YOYO wrote:
c69 wrote:Good luck against Belgium.
England have found a good coach and will be excellent in 4 years :thumbup:
If they find some creative midfield generals. Until then they’ll suffer at this phase.
Finding a couple of plums who can finish in open play would do. They created plenty of chances in the first half but only got one shot on target.
They scored a goal and Kane had 2 shots saved by the keeper, with Stones having a header cleared off the line too. Certainly the general point stands but that stat is gaaaaarbage
Had England been 2 up after half time , they might have pushed on similar to Sweden game.

The got overrun in midfield in the second half, got tired and started ball watching.
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You've got a coach that did the best that could have been expected aginst the tems you played.
With your youth resources you should be peaking in 2 to 6 years
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No more football hooligans hopefully :thumbup:
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Salient wrote:
tc27 wrote:Th I know bigger all about football but Croatia looked like a better side so it's hard to be too sore.
My thoughts as well.

On the bright side England did better than the Argies, Brazil, Germany, and NZ :thumbup:
What's impressive is a tiny little country like Croatia reaching the final, really suggests having the largest pop. In the world alone does not automatically mean you'll be the most dominant force in that particualar sport. Do admire football for that reason.
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Even when England had a golden generation of players they failed at international tournaments. Lombard and Gerard struggled. Gazza was England’s last world class midfielder.

Same story this tournament. Outside of set play they lacked created bugger all. Gutsy efffort all the same but should have been at least 2 nil up at half time. That is where England lost the game.
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vh5150 wrote:Even when England had a golden generation of players they failed at international tournaments. Lombard and Gerard struggled. Gazza was England’s last world class midfielder.

Same story this tournament. Outside of set play they lacked created bugger all. Gutsy efffort all the same but should have been at least 2 nil up at half time. That is where England lost the game.
Lombard was absolutely anonymous.
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JM2K6 wrote:Harry Winks :thumbup:
Seems to be spending most of his time chasing Love Island totty at the moment.

Doesn't bode well.
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vh5150 wrote:Even when England had a golden generation of players they failed at international tournaments. Lombard and Gerard struggled. Gazza was England’s last world class midfielder.

Same story this tournament. Outside of set play they lacked created bugger all. Gutsy efffort all the same but should have been at least 2 nil up at half time. That is where England lost the game.
Agreed. You had first half chances to finish it but didn't take them. A great world cup though
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vh5150 wrote:Even when England had a golden generation of players they failed at international tournaments. Lombard and Gerard struggled. Gazza was England’s last world class midfielder.
:lol:

What a load of shit.
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vh5150 wrote:Even when England had a golden generation of players they failed at international tournaments. Lombard and Gerard struggled. Gazza was England’s last world class midfielder.

Same story this tournament. Outside of set play they lacked created bugger all. Gutsy efffort all the same but should have been at least 2 nil up at half time. That is where England lost the game.
I've always questioned the label "golden generation" besides the fact they were paid considerably more than prior generations. IMO the late 80's-mid-90's teams were superior talents.

Gazza, Platt, Hoddle, Waddle, Ince, Walker, Adams, Pallister, Pearce, Beardsley, Seaman, Barnes, Robson, Shearer, Ian Wright, Les Ferdinand, McManaman, Sherringham, etc. The talent them dwarfed the golden generation by some way. The golden generation could never have let the likes of Ian Wright, Le Tissier, Tony Adams be frozen out or unselected for the periods of time that they were.
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Kane missed a sitter to go 2 ahead and then went missing for the rest of the game. That's one reason they lost it.
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The Sun God wrote:Kane missed a sitter to go 2 ahead and then went missing for the rest of the game. That's one reason they lost it.
England failing to take their chances in the first half, when they were dominant, was definitely an issue.

After half time Croatia had England figured out tactically. England’s back 3 became a 5 and they stopped troubling Croatia defensively. Croatia dominated midfield with Modric pulling the strings. England's legs went first too.
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