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 Post subject: Re: The Beautiful Game (The All Inclusive Soccer Thread)
PostPosted: Wed October 11, 2017 7:43 pm 
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Yeah Germany has been in WC every time since like 1950 or something when they were banned.

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I think he's talking about when Germany missed Euro 96.


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 Post subject: Re: The Beautiful Game (The All Inclusive Soccer Thread)
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I think he's talking about when Germany missed Euro 96.

They won that competition. They did however overhaul their ground roots football approach after a bad 2000 campaign.

https://www.fourfourtwo.com/features/how-germanys-awful-euro-2000-forced-a-mass-restructure-and-why-it-wouldnt-work-england

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/may/23/germany-bust-boom-talent

Spain is another country that developed great academies.


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 Post subject: Re: The Beautiful Game (The All Inclusive Soccer Thread)
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And Panama should not have won their match. Their first goal didn't cross the line. They should have had a draw which would have put US in 4th position and playing off with Australia.


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 Post subject: Re: The Beautiful Game (The All Inclusive Soccer Thread)
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any plan that involves diverting some % of black youth away from basketball or football toward soccer i would consider the successful approach

we need the blacks

they are the athletes

not the whites

we need, the blacks


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 Post subject: Re: The Beautiful Game (The All Inclusive Soccer Thread)
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E.H. Ruddock wrote:
Yeah Germany has been in WC every time since like 1950 or something when they were banned.



well I'm an idiot. Not sure where I got that data into my head.


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 Post subject: Re: The Beautiful Game (The All Inclusive Soccer Thread)
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Arena out.

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Palace scored! Twice!


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Palace scored! Twice!

Yes! I'm a lifelong Palace fan. Have a bad feeling for the second half, but the first one was really good. Well deserved lead I think.


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3pts!


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Fantastic. :hooray: :hooray:


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We should do a RM Fantasy Premier League competition.


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 Post subject: Re: The Beautiful Game (The All Inclusive Soccer Thread)
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And the newest team with the latest example of the most Atlanta playoff experience ever.

If it can go wrong, it probably will.


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I almost went with this one.


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 Post subject: Re: The Beautiful Game (The All Inclusive Soccer Thread)
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 Post subject: Re: The Beautiful Game (The All Inclusive Soccer Thread)
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Yah whoa. This is way bigger news than the u.s. not qualifying

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You might be on to something.


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