2018 Football World Cup News and Prediction Tournament

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Who do you think will be 2018 World Champions? (limited to 23 top ranks + Hosts)

Poll ended at Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:23 am

Germany
4
33%
Brazil
3
25%
Belgium
0
No votes
Portugal
0
No votes
Argentina
1
8%
Switzerland
0
No votes
France
1
8%
Poland
0
No votes
Spain
1
8%
Peru
0
No votes
Denmark
0
No votes
England
1
8%
Uruguay
0
No votes
Mexico
0
No votes
Columbia
0
No votes
Mexico
0
No votes
Columbia
0
No votes
Croatia
0
No votes
Sweden
0
No votes
Senegal
0
No votes
Serbia
0
No votes
Australia
0
No votes
Iran
0
No votes
Russia
1
8%
Other (please name in thread)
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 12

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Re: 2018 Football World Cup News and Prediction Tournament

Post by Bamboo Grove » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:36 pm

Contrary to some other folks opinions, I think the games were great as a whole. Entertaining games where plenty, a lot of goals scored, some of them really fantastic, lot's of surprises, many big teams going out at early stages, Croatia very surprising achievement, VAR has proved to be a good solution, needs developing and hopefully can cut out the theatrics of the players (if proven by VAR, acting should be punished by banning from matches, maybe 1 or 2 first and if repeated then by more), Russia organized very good games. So many positives and I think the top three were the top teams not only by winning the medals but by the way, they performed, although Croatia had relatively easy road to the semi-finals, as did England.
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Re: 2018 Football World Cup News and Prediction Tournament

Post by Big Boy » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:28 pm

I don't know if you're referring to any of my comments. :D

I was disappointed with the standard of some teams i.e. in the past some teams have seemed to be overflowing with superstars - they seemed to be more evenly spread out this tournament, which meant no team particularly impressed me, but I've definitely enjoyed it.

The one thing it has brought home to me is what a bunch of cheats and whingers the Latin Americans and Africans are. Because of their prominence in Thai football, I now understand Thai football a lot better.

A very good tournament in my opinion.
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Re: 2018 Football World Cup News and Prediction Tournament

Post by PeteC » Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:22 am

Big Boy wrote:
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:25 am
Thank you BG, but you pipped me at the post. My head said France, but my heart said Croatia. Well done BG :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: 2018 Football World Cup News and Prediction Tournament

Post by Big Boy » Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:03 am

Out of interest, is that wooden spoon correct? That's at least 3 wooden spoons awarded to RZR and a Yellow Cap. Quite a remarkable placing if correct.
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Re: 2018 Football World Cup News and Prediction Tournament

Post by redzonerocker » Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:44 pm

Big Boy wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:03 am
Out of interest, is that wooden spoon correct? That's at least 3 wooden spoons awarded to RZR and a Yellow Cap. Quite a remarkable placing if correct.
Yes, that one is for the finals round.
I did England 2-3 :roll: and 1-1 for the final. :guns:

Congratulations Bamboo :cheers: that tournament was a tough one to win. :thumb:

Unlucky Big Boy, pipped at the post yet again :naughty: :mrgreen:
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Re: 2018 Football World Cup News and Prediction Tournament

Post by PeteC » Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:51 pm

I asked Superbru to paste the spoon next to RZR's name permanently. :twisted: :laugh:
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Re: 2018 Football World Cup News and Prediction Tournament

Post by Big Boy » Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:02 pm

:lach:
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Re: 2018 Football World Cup News and Prediction Tournament

Post by redzonerocker » Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:35 pm

PeteC wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:51 pm
I asked Superbru to paste the spoon next to RZR's name permanently. :twisted: :laugh:
Duly noted :twisted:
Big Boy wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:02 pm
:lach:
Also duly noted :twisted: :twisted:
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Re: 2018 Football World Cup News and Prediction Tournament

Post by bsdk1960 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:59 pm

CONGRATULATIONS BAMBOO GROVE

:cheers: :cheers:

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Re: 2018 Football World Cup News and Prediction Tournament

Post by Blacky » Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:22 pm

Congratulations Bamboo Grove!

Quite happy with my result and making the TOP 10....better result than my WC team had :banghead:

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