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football thread No11

Discussion in 'Sports Talk' started by Carras Dad, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. Josu

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    There was a kind of Make-up in those numbers, it was a match which was heavily announced in media, and tickets were distributed for free in schools.
    Unfortunatelly, it is unusual having such attendance in regular matches.

    Fresh money has arrived to spanish female championship through sponsorships and TV but it is not arriving to players, who are receiving in some cases less than the minimum wage and as JohannaK said aren't recognised as full time workers by some clubs
     
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  2. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    I've already said ‘facepalm’, and it's now compounded by the knowledge that these people in the LFP are goind bad business by their own standards.

    So *facepalm* again it is.
     
  3. Josu

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    Women's ligue is not organized by LFP, it is under RFEF's scope.
    There are some crossed lawsuits betweem RFEF and Mediapro (a communications group) which is avoiding to broadcast matches, thus no match on TV, no money.
     
  4. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    *blinks*

    Even more of the facepalm then.
     
  5. really

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    Last rounds of Euro 2020 qualifiers happening.
    Ireland v Denmark.

    Thomas Delaney lining out again for Denmark. (Has an American grandfather)
     
  6. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    Hey, at least this time around you won't be facing Denmark in the playoffs.
     
  7. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    Ah-ah-ah, new developments, Maradona has resigned again. He says that it is because of his loyalty to the outgoing president of the club, who brought him in, but maybe it is because his team won three matches out of eight, lost all home games including the city derby, and are still deep in the relegation zone, only kept alive by the collective mediocrity of all the teams in the relegation zone.

    Edit: the very latest is that he hasn't resigned yet but was going to. :crazyeye:
     
  8. Josu

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    Maradona was one of the best players I have ever seen.
    I propably was an impressible kid or even is nostalgia of my childhood but in my memories he was more decisive than any other player I can remember

    Once he give up playing, I consider him totally expendable
     
  9. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    Just for you, JK. (yes, they really did have him coach from a throne for one match)
    The first time around, because the second… *shudders*
     
  10. Josu

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    I remember him in the 92-93 season in Sevilla FC and he still was a top player.
     
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    So I guess we can add South America to the list of continents Australia is part of now
     
  12. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    Yes, but then he retired to take up coaching (got a team relegated, 3 wins in 30 matches between the two teams he coached in the 1994/95 season) and then went back to playing, and then retired again, and then became a coach again.
     
  13. Josu

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    I did not remember this last come back to playing in Boca
     
  14. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    You do remember his stint as Argentina's national coach?
     
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    A small Argentinian drama happening around june 2010 comes to mind...

    let just say Germans made even worse to Brazilians. (get over it Tak)

    But Diego at least launched my beloved Javier Pastore during that wc "adventure"...
     
  16. Josu

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    For sure:cry::cry:
     
  17. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    Yep, but that's just the logical conclusion of the disaster that was the qualification campaign in which overpaid superstar players revolted against the competent manager the team had (throwing games and worse), then suddenly realised that just as the Europeans have been slipping away because of improved training regimes and facilities, serious scheduling, no drugs, etc. other national teams in their own backyard had been creeping closer and even with the horrendously rigged fixtures Argentina couldn't win it -for a want of a better word- cleanly. That team never deserved to enter the world cup, and Maradona, just by his own actions and sayings, should have been kicked out long before that, but his public support for the ruling kleptocracy helped ensure he kept the position. Until his team faced serious competition without bought referees and their true mettle (that of a second-tier team) was on shameful display before the whole world.
     
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  18. RRRaskolnikov

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    Argentinian meme
     
  19. Takhisis

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    *superstar,
    Unfortunately in paid (not the same as professional) football it's not limited to Argentina's. They're just the closest example which I have to hand, for obvious reasons.
     
  20. RRRaskolnikov

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    ^^ Yes I hate when players do this. Most often than not they are themselves clueless when it comes to tactics, management, physical preparation etc... yet they putsch more often than not.
    Argentina has also suffered from the "Messi thinks he is the coach" syndrome since a decade also...

    Are you F5ing the Final Mafia thread like a monomaniac or it is just me?
     

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