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#41 Sabres Fan In NS

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 09:40 AM

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I call them Fartchester United and LiverPoo............GO BAYERN!!!!!!!

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That's good stuff.

Booooooo ... Bayern!  Another team easy to support ... :P .

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 09:43 AM

View PostSabres Fan In NS, on 19 July 2012 - 09:40 AM, said:

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That's good stuff.

Booooooo ... Bayern!  Another team easy to support ... :P .

As Buffalo fans I think we all need to cheer for Spurs.  Often mediocre? Check. Depressed fan base? Check.  When they are good they manage to lose in the most heart breaking fashion imaginable? Check.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 09:56 AM

View PostSabres Fan In NS, on 19 July 2012 - 09:40 AM, said:

:w00t:

That's good stuff.

Booooooo ... Bayern!  Another team easy to support ... :P .

I actually support the entire Bundesliga, and my favourite player transferred to Bayern from Schalke, so what you gonna do.......I actually prefer the way that Dortmund play and they have perhaps the most dynamic young duo in football today, Gotzë and Reus.......They are one of the fastest teams to watch and this year will be there Champions league breakout year.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 03:17 PM

I used to be a season ticket holder. I still visit games in berlin. It's just a great atmosphere when 76.000 people start singing :)

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 12:04 AM

With the EPL starting up this coming weekend, my friends and I do a yearly fantasy league if anyone wants to join and play. All for fun.

Link- http://fantasy.premierleague.com/
Code to join my league- 509033-132102

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 11:10 AM

View PostVanek-Man, on 14 August 2012 - 12:04 AM, said:

With the EPL starting up this coming weekend, my friends and I do a yearly fantasy league if anyone wants to join and play. All for fun.

Link- http://fantasy.premierleague.com/
Code to join my league- 509033-132102

I'm in!

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 09:13 AM

View PostVanek-Man, on 14 August 2012 - 12:04 AM, said:

With the EPL starting up this coming weekend, my friends and I do a yearly fantasy league if anyone wants to join and play. All for fun.

Link- http://fantasy.premierleague.com/
Code to join my league- 509033-132102

I don't know nearly enough about the EPL to join this, but it sounds fun.


USA - Mexico tonight!  What do you think the US chances are?

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 11:22 AM

View Postgohansrage, on 15 August 2012 - 09:13 AM, said:

I don't know nearly enough about the EPL to join this, but it sounds fun.


USA - Mexico tonight!  What do you think the US chances are?

It's a friendly at a very high altitude.  Mexico wins.

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 12:11 PM

View PostEleven, on 15 August 2012 - 11:22 AM, said:

It's a friendly at a very high altitude.  Mexico wins.

I agree Mexico will win, but why does the altitude matter?  The US is the fitter team. I would think the thin air would only help.

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 12:18 PM

View Postgohansrage, on 15 August 2012 - 12:11 PM, said:

I agree Mexico will win, but why does the altitude matter?  The US is the fitter team. I would think the thin air would only help.
Has more to do with being used to those conditions rather than fitness in my opinion.

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 12:43 PM

View PostLaFontaineToMogilny, on 14 August 2012 - 11:10 AM, said:

I'm in!

Sweet! Thanks!

View Postgohansrage, on 15 August 2012 - 09:13 AM, said:

I don't know nearly enough about the EPL to join this, but it sounds fun.

Very simple league, all for fun. Feel free to join, even if you lose interest midway through. Never know, you could learn a thing.

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USA - Mexico tonight!  What do you think the US chances are?

Slim, but Mexico is missing some big guns, as is USA. Should be solid game but i'd guess 2-0 for Mexico.

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 07:07 PM

Arsenal's best player, Robin Van Persie is signing for Manchester United pending a medical.  The whole shebang has probably already taken place.  As a former Arsenal supporter, I can tell you that he is not quite Bergkamp, but he'll do a lot to fill the void that Ronnie left at Man Utd.  

United's midfield is unsettled atm.  Scholes will be 38?  Giggs will be 39?  Cleverly and Anderson may be in need of seasoning till they are considered proven.  Kagawa may prove the ying to Carrick's yang.  But there are many questions and few answers after last years big-time defeats.

Arsenal are in total rebuild, but Manchester City and Chelsea are posers no longer.  Liverpool are stuck in perma-lurk, with Tottenham, and maybe Newcastle once more.  Interesting times ahead.

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 08:53 PM

Unbelievable that USA has a lead with how many minutes?  (Eleven!) left!

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 09:08 PM

Completely outplayed, at least in the second half, and still won.  Wow.

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 09:09 PM

View PostYuri Olesha, on 15 August 2012 - 07:07 PM, said:

Arsenal's best player, Robin Van Persie is signing for Manchester United pending a medical.  The whole shebang has probably already taken place.  As a former Arsenal supporter, I can tell you that he is not quite Bergkamp, but he'll do a lot to fill the void that Ronnie left at Man Utd.  

United's midfield is unsettled atm.  Scholes will be 38?  Giggs will be 39?  Cleverly and Anderson may be in need of seasoning till they are considered proven.  Kagawa may prove the ying to Carrick's yang.  But there are many questions and few answers after last years big-time defeats.

Arsenal are in total rebuild, but Manchester City and Chelsea are posers no longer.  Liverpool are stuck in perma-lurk, with Tottenham, and maybe Newcastle once more.  Interesting times ahead.

Kagawa will be one of the more exciting players in the EPL.

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 09:13 PM

View PostEleven, on 15 August 2012 - 09:08 PM, said:

Completely outplayed, at least in the second half, and still won.  Wow.

I'll take it

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 06:54 AM

Real mallorca gets banned from playing in europe cause of a debt of 63 million euro last year.  how hypocryte was that seeing barcelona and real madrid have debts 20xtimes higher.
to be honest this makes me not want to support any league that isn't financially healthy, sadly that only leaves 3 leagues i can watch now.
german, belgian and swedish league.

I'm a fan of Kvmechelen myself, we got relegated to 3rd division in belgium cause of debts in 2003, now we are healthy club again and im glad it turned out this way.
Same with clubs in germany, they had to regulate their debts to.  did mean those clubs got set behind vs the rest of europe, some financial fair play would be nice and hope
it will come soon.   Big clubs in England and Spain been warned enough, its time to cut them from playing in europe like they did with mallorca.

Arsenal is the only english club actually doing something about its debts, while the other keep going on a spending spree year after year.

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Posted 19 August 2012 - 05:16 AM

Love FIFA and the way they screwed over the Canadian Womens Football team in the Olympic semi-final ... :censored: !!

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Posted 19 August 2012 - 07:39 AM

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Love FIFA and the way they screwed over the Canadian Womens Football team in the Olympic semi-final ... :censored: !!

That was a screw job

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Posted 06 September 2012 - 01:12 PM

The Canadian Mens National Team has been boosted with some veterans for a crucial 2 game set against Panama in WC 2014 qualifying.

The first match is set for BMO Field in Toronto on Friday (the place will be rocking), followed by a tilt in Panama City next Tuesday.

These sides sit 1 - 2 (Panama leads by two points over Canada) in their Group and these two matches are huge to both sides, as both are looking good to advance to the final Group Qualifying Stage for WC 2014.

Go Canada!

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Posted 09 September 2012 - 10:59 AM

Team Canada defeated Panama 1 - 0 in a good match on Friday in Toronto.  The fans at BMO Field were in top form, including the Womens National Team, fresh off their Olympic Bronze Medal ... :censored:  FIFA.

The goal was a beaut and Canada now has a very good chance of advancing to the final round of qualifying matches for WC Brazil 2014.

The rematch is Tuesday in Panama City.  A win for Canada would all but guarantee their spot in the next round.

Go Canada!

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 08:25 PM

Herc!

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 10:22 PM

Nice to see them pick up the win. Anyone know how long Bradley will be out? Different team without him.

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 11:22 PM

I thought our best player tonight might have been Cherundolo.  I don't think he gets the credit he deserves sometimes... he's a really good defender and is a tireless worker.

Bradley should be back soon.  Quad injury (out 2-3 weeks, supposedly)

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 07:47 AM

All I have to say about the Team Canada effort in Panama City on Tuesday night ...

:censored: !!

... is it Thursday yet?

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 08:29 AM

View PostCOSabre, on 11 September 2012 - 11:22 PM, said:

I thought our best player tonight might have been Cherundolo.  I don't think he gets the credit he deserves sometimes... he's a really good defender and is a tireless worker.

Bradley should be back soon.  Quad injury (out 2-3 weeks, supposedly)

Thanks for the info on Bradley. Cherondolo does not stick out to me at all, I guess in that sense I do overlook him. I don't see him being around for the next world cup though, assuming we make it.

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 09:19 AM

What position does Cherundolo play on the national team? Still right back or do they play him in the middle?

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 09:35 AM

View PostLaFontaineToMogilny, on 12 September 2012 - 09:19 AM, said:

What position does Cherundolo play on the national team? Still right back or do they play him in the middle?

From left to right in front of Howard it went cherundalo, bocanegra, Cameron and Johnson. Cameron is going to be a stud.

How's things looking for norway?

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 09:54 AM

View PostHank, on 12 September 2012 - 09:35 AM, said:

From left to right in front of Howard it went cherundalo, bocanegra, Cameron and Johnson. Cameron is going to be a stud.

How's things looking for norway?

Cherundalo on the left back? Is that typical?

As for Norway, started out the qualifiers with a very disappointing loss 2-0 way against Iceland, won 2-1 at home against Slovenia last night. Persuasively the battle will be between Norway, Switzerland and Iceland. That's why the loss to Iceland was devastating. Luckily Iceland laid a turd against Cyprus which basically gifts Norway back the points they lost on Iceland to start the group. If they can take care of business at home, and beat the doormats away the group will likely come down to Norway's away games in Switzerland and Slovenia. The group is definitely winnable, but to be honest it looks like Switzerland has the inside track right now.

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 10:29 AM

Nothing is set on the back line right now. Klinsman has different pairings back there every game, I think he's trying to find the right chemistry.

Good luck to your country, I hope they advance.

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 10:32 AM

View PostHank, on 12 September 2012 - 10:29 AM, said:

Nothing is set on the back line right now. Klinsman has different pairings back there every game, I think he's trying to find the right chemistry.

Good luck to your country, I hope they advance.

Thank you! It's always a blast (the two times it has happened) for me when Norway qualifies, and this time around I won't feel guilty of they do. If they grab a spot it is at the expense of either Switzerland or Iceland, not two countries that I would consider it a disaster if they won't qualify.

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 08:54 AM

A larger than life statue of Beckham is on tour of Canadian Malls.

The MLS is really pimping this fading star.

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 01:19 PM

Ahhh ... the life of the Chelsea captain.

Better than any English soap opera on the tele.

http://www.cbc.ca/sp...abuse-band.html

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 10:08 AM

FIFA is a joke.

http://www.cbc.ca/sp...corruption.html

The head of the most corrupt organization in the world, well maybe second most corrupt after the UN, is telling his own anti-corruption committee to shut up.  This from the man who rigged his own re-election.

Reminds me of how President Nixon famously stated that he is not a crook.  Only to later resign for actually being a crook.

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 12:56 PM

Sepp Blatter makes me religious. He's the type of man I hope will face eternal torment.

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 01:25 PM

Spurs just beat Manchester United at Old Trafford.  First win there since 1989... and Clint Dempsey had the game-winning goal!

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 03:13 PM

View PostLaFontaineToMogilny, on 29 September 2012 - 12:56 PM, said:

Sepp Blatter makes me religious. He's the type of man I hope will face eternal torment.

I think eternal damnation will be reserved for the worst of the worst, but I understand what you mean.

View PostCOSabre, on 29 September 2012 - 01:25 PM, said:

Spurs just beat Manchester United at Old Trafford.  First win there since 1989... and Clint Dempsey had the game-winning goal!

You should copy your post to the Awesome thread!  Outstanding!

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Posted 01 October 2012 - 06:56 PM

don't dream about 2014 to much, cup going to belgium, well if we make it passed group qualifyer, croatia, serbia, wales, scotland, macedonia, and belgium
one of the rougher qualifying groups around :P

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Posted 01 October 2012 - 08:38 PM

View PostHeimdall, on 01 October 2012 - 06:56 PM, said:

don't dream about 2014 to much, cup going to belgium, well if we make it passed group qualifyer, croatia, serbia, wales, scotland, macedonia, and belgium
one of the rougher qualifying groups around :P
It's a good thing you've got all those Trappist monks and their beer.  The USA has a better chance of winning that thing than does Belgium!

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 08:26 AM

View PostCOSabre, on 29 September 2012 - 01:25 PM, said:

Spurs just beat Manchester United at Old Trafford.  First win there since 1989... and Clint Dempsey had the game-winning goal!

He scores with his left, he scores with his riiiiigghhhhhht
That boy Clint Dempsey makes Rooney look shite





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