Congrats France.

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Congrats France.

Postby Japebe43 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:19 pm

Best team.. They know how to celebrate over there too..!

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby Vino blanco » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:22 pm

And congrats to Blackburn for beating Rochdale last season.

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby Japebe43 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:23 pm

I didn't expect my OP to be particularly popular.. There are French residents post on here though I think.

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby KRBFC » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:26 pm

Yeah Congrats France on being the best of a bad bunch in probably the lowest standard World Cup I've ever seen. The World Cup of the weak and the farcical VAR

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby Japebe43 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:28 pm

KRBFC wrote:Yeah Congrats France on being the best of a bad bunch in probably the lowest standard World Cup I've ever seen. The World Cup of the weak and the farcical VAR


Get laid.
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Re: Congrats France.

Postby MACCA » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:37 pm

Congratulations must go to the African and French 11, they were certainly one of the most consistent performers in the tournement.

I think we could certainly learn a trick or 2 from them.
Ivory Coast and co must be kicking themselves.

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby Japebe43 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:39 pm

MACCA wrote:Congratulations must go to the African and French 11, they were certainly one of the most consistent performers in the tournement.

I think we could certainly learn a trick or 2 from them.
Ivory Coast and co must be kicking themselves.


You want more migrants in the england team?

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby Pstotto » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:45 pm

I picked them in the BBC predictor before the final but it was to beat Brazil. Lots of French school children going mad in Canterbury after. I gave them a cheer.

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby KRBFC » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:52 pm

Japebe43 wrote:Get laid.

Says the Basturd fan who has been posting on Burnley football forums for 10 years.... ;)

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby MACCA » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:53 pm

Japebe43 wrote:You want more migrants in the england team?


I'd like England to win the world cup, if that means handing out passports like the germans/French then so be it.

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby Japebe43 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:54 pm

KRBFC wrote:Says the Basturd fan who has been posting on Burnley football forums for 10 years.... ;)


What's that got to do with you not getting any? :)

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby nil_desperandum » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:26 pm

MACCA wrote:Congratulations must go to the African and French 11, they were certainly one of the most consistent performers in the tournement.

I think we could certainly learn a trick or 2 from them.
Ivory Coast and co must be kicking themselves.

I believe they were all French.
But if you are speculating as to how many of them were BORN in France, the answer is all of them but two.
And those 2:
Umtiti moved to France from Cameroon aged 2, and the reserve keeper Mandanda was also 2 when he moved to France from what was Zaire at the time. (Now Dem Rep of Congo). So they lived in France for 60 years between them)
So it's pretty hard to make any case that this isn't a home made team - Made in France.
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Re: Congrats France.

Postby WatermelonMan » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:33 pm

MACCA wrote:Congratulations must go to the African and French 11, they were certainly one of the most consistent performers in the tournement.

I think we could certainly learn a trick or 2 from them.
Ivory Coast and co must be kicking themselves.


Is this a massive fishing expedition or do you actually believe that bile?

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:05 pm

Probably is fishing.

But if it wasnt its contradictory. As Germany got knocked out in the groups.

Besides going down that route...

We have:

Sterling
Walker
Rose
Young
Trippier
Rashford
Loftus-Cheek
Lingaard
Alli
Wellbeck
Delph
Alexander-Arnold

Who are all 'bloody foreigners' that we have handed passports out to. So 60 percent of our outfield players.

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby burnleymik » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:05 pm

This World Cup has been a belter. France have been the best team and did deserve it. I wonder how we would have fared against them?
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Re: Congrats France.

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:05 pm

Oh and I believe the Pope is Argentinian...

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby charlyt » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:25 pm

France was superior to all the rest and did deserve their win
It seemed that some England players were carrying injuries.
Maybe Southgate could have been cannier with selection in some positions after we qualified for the knockouts.

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby tim_noone » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:33 pm

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Probably is fishing.

But if it wasnt its contradictory. As Germany got knocked out in the groups.

Besides going down that route...

We have:

Sterling
Walker
Rose
Young
Trippier
Rashford
Loftus-Cheek
Lingaard
Alli
Wellbeck
Delph
Alexander-Arnold

Who are all 'bloody foreigners' that we have handed passports out to. So 60 percent of our outfield players.
you left Kane off that list... :?

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:35 pm

tim_noone wrote:you left Kane off that list... :?

Abels brother?

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby tim_noone » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:36 pm

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Abels brother?

No that's caine.

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:42 pm

:D

But yes. Harry could have played for Ireland as his dad is Irish. But he is white so it doesnt count.

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby tim_noone » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:51 pm

cricketfieldclarets wrote::D

But yes. Harry could have played for Ireland as his dad is Irish. But he is white so it doesnt count.

Aaah yes I was aware of the Irish connection along with sterling and jamaica

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby MACCA » Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:37 am

WatermelonMan wrote:Is this a massive fishing expedition or do you actually believe that bile?


No but my African pal sent me the following, he loves sticking the boot in/banter where football is concerned.


FRANCE IS THE ONLY AFRICAN TEAM TO LIFT THE WORLD CUP

France World Cup Players List

1) Presnel Kimpembe - Congo

2) Samuel Umtiti - Cameroon

3) Paul Pogba- Guinea

4) Kylian Mbappé - Cameroon/Nigeria

5) Ousmane Dembélé - Senegal/Mali

6) Corentin Tolisso - Togo

7) N'Golo Kanté - Mali

8) Blaise Matuidi - DR Congo, Angola

9) Steven Nzonzi - DR Congo

10) Steve Mandanda - DR Congo

11) Adil Rami - Morocco

12) Nabil Fekir - Algeria

13) Djibril Sidibé - Senegal

14) Benjamin Mendy - Senegal

Say what you want about France but their preparation for this tournament was second to none. Spent half the 19th century conquering Africa so they could build this side :lol:


I've let him know how disgusting it was, and reiterated that many people in Great Britain love to find offence at the most meaningless of things.

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Re: Congrats France.

Postby South West Claret. » Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:44 pm

I suppose most teams who win the WC deserve congratulations as all games are played away from home in the Comp.

Thought they were a well balanced, disciplined and controled team on the whole.


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