Posts tagged ‘world cup’

June 17, 2018

Simon’s Cat : FIFA World Cup

by duncanr

March 10, 2018

England : New Kit for Russian World Cup

by duncanr

source

back story to pic here – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43342626

June 30, 2014

Footie Fan Experiences Joy and Gloom

by duncanr

a Portuguese labrador called Severa has been closely following the progress of the national team at the world cup

she was ‘over the moon’ when Portugal scored the goal that beat the USA

but was ‘sick as a parrot’ when . . .

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June 29, 2014

Triumph the Dog at World Cup

by duncanr

June 12, 2014

Rik Mayall – Noble England

by duncanr

The 2014 FIFA World Cup starts today and fans of comedian, Rik Mayall, who died on Monday are trying to get this song he recorded for the 2010 competition to No 1

June 9, 2014

FIFA Explained

by duncanr

at 13 minutes, this is a lot longer than most youtube vids posted on madhatters but stick with it for an amusing and no-nonsense critique of FIFA

or if you really can’t be arsed, just fast forward to around the 10 minute mark

June 9, 2014

Footboliyan 2014

by duncanr

BBC Asian Network Radio station has just released its footie anthem in support of the England team ahead of the World Cup

June 8, 2014

Playing with Balls

by duncanr

only 4 days to go now till the opening game (Brazil vs Croatia) in the 2014 Word Cup being staged in Brazil (http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/index.html)

and these guys (and girl with long legs and short skirt) are getting in the mood

June 3, 2014

England Expects Every Man to . . .

by duncanr

Sing, you buggers - sing !

Sing, you buggers – sing !

I think we’re great until the second verse comes along because we don’t really know that” (Roy Hodgson)

What’s he on about?

The Football World Cup is due to start in a few days and the England manager has instructed ALL his players to sing passionately when ‘God Save the Queen‘ is played at the start of their games – seems some buggers (naming no names. but looking at you Rooney and Neville) have not been doing so in the past – http://tinyurl.com/nowz25a

My thoughts on this diktat?

1. One can be . . .

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November 21, 2013

How England can win the World Cup

by duncanr

candlesEngland won the FiFa World Cup in 1966

It was a terrible thing to happen

That win has haunted every subsequent manager since.

It has led to unrealistically high expectations of success in every subsequent competition, when the truth is the players and the coach have just not been good enough

Following two defeats in recent ‘warm up’ games, only an eternal optimist or someone mentally deranged would bet on the team winning the Final in Brazil next year unless . . .

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