Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

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Re: Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

Postby Penfold » Mon Jun 18, 2012 11:46 am

I do rather like our opening five fixtures and would hope to have at least 8 points from a possible 15 (two wins, two draws) from them; Aston Villa (H), Swansea (A), Fulham (H), Norwich (A), Sunderland (H). :? ;)

My other 'predictions' are Brendan Rodgers will be sacked by/during January due to poor results and not being a big enough 'name' to manage Liverpool (according to the supporters).

Harry Redknapp will go on to manage Glasgow Rangers and help them sort out their tax problems. ;) :lol:
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Re: Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Jun 18, 2012 12:21 pm

A few Tweets from Friday!

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We're well known for not following foot the ball, but we're away from home and so stood for the national anthem and are watching the game...

...a combination of patriotism and lager seems to have done the trick #Engerrrrrland


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Re: Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

Postby poohcarrot » Mon Jun 18, 2012 12:26 pm

'Ere Pinflod, you remember the 4:30 at York on June 16? :dance:

Well I checked out the runners and riders, and there wasn't a horse called the Joker. The only one which had any significance was called Eastern Dragon. It finished 3rd in the 4:45 at 16-1. :o

Would have been a good each way bet. :roll: :roll: :roll:
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Re: Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

Postby Batty » Mon Jun 18, 2012 3:09 pm

There is a program on ITV4 tonight, titled: Greatest England World Cup Matches. It starts at 7:30 pm and ends at 7:45 pm.
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Re: Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

Postby Penfold » Mon Jun 18, 2012 4:55 pm

And ten minutes of that will be a certain game in 1966. :lol: (The other five mins will be from the qualifiers when we beat Germany 5-1 without the aid of a dodgy ref and linesman ;) )
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Re: Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

Postby Sjoerd3000 » Mon Jun 18, 2012 4:55 pm

Batty wrote:There is a program on ITV4 tonight, titled: Greatest England World Cup Matches. It starts at 7:30 pm and ends at 7:45 pm.
That's right! It's a 15 minutes programe!! Image


That long? :shock:
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Re: Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

Postby CrysaniaMajere » Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:59 pm

Pardon my stupid question, but if you do 0-0, you get 1 point or 0???
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Re: Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

Postby poohcarrot » Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:31 pm

CrysaniaMajere wrote:Pardon my stupid question, but if you do 0-0, you get 1 point or 0???

1 point. :dance:
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Re: Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

Postby poohcarrot » Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:33 pm

After Spain and Italy qualified :dance:

24 points Bickaxe
19 points Batty
18 points Pinflod/Pooh
13 points Pip
11 points Sjoerd
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Re: Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

Postby CrysaniaMajere » Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:28 am

poohcarrot wrote:
CrysaniaMajere wrote:Pardon my stupid question, but if you do 0-0, you get 1 point or 0???

1 point. :dance:

...just as I thought... then I don't get it. After first time, Italy was 1-0 and Spain was 0-0, and on tv they all said at that moment Italy was first... why? Both Spain and Croatia had 1 win and two ties just like Italy... only Italy had scored less. What did I miss??
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Re: Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

Postby poohcarrot » Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:02 am

Ah! Your question wasn't so stupid afterall. 8-)

For some crazy reason, they've decided to ignore goal difference this competition and instead decide who goes through based on horoscopes, what the ref had for breakfast and how many letters in your team name. :roll:

Russia should have gone through but didn't, because nobody likes Putin and everyone feels sorry for the Greeks. :dance:

So if the commentator said Italy were winning, they probably were because in head to heads with the other two teams, Italy had scored twice and at 0-0, the other teams had only scored once.

It's completely barking! :roll:
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Re: Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

Postby Batty » Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:27 am

I believe that UEFA have changed the rules, so that if teams are level on points, the highest ranking team will go through.

In other words, the favourites are given a leg-up!
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Re: Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

Postby CrysaniaMajere » Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:19 pm

poohcarrot wrote: in head to heads with the other two teams, Italy had scored twice and at 0-0, the other teams had only scored once.

AH, that's how it is, I also talked to my father who was passing by today, and now we both understand. Doesn't make a lot of sense this new rule, but now I understand. Thanks ^_^
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Re: Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

Postby Sjoerd3000 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:25 pm

I saw Arjen Robben (with his kids) in the city centre today :shock: I didn't had the nerve to say anything to him though :P
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Re: Euros 2012 Predictions & Scoring

Postby poohcarrot » Tue Jun 19, 2012 8:36 pm

You could have asked him why he didn't score for you.

Well done the Boys. Group winners! :o
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