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waaromikke
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Dull and Predictable?
waaromikke   6/16/2014 11:12:43 AM
Talking about predictable and dull; maybe you did not see the Spain - Holland match. The World champion suffered a 5-1 knock out loss.

As a European I find [American] football dull. Within a minute the game is halted.

tangey
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A fair knowledge ?
tangey   6/16/2014 10:54:45 AM
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"I say this despite a fair knowledge of soccer. " "...after two brief over times" It's not soccer, its football. And whatever you want to call it, nobody calls "extra time", "overtime" I think its best we leave your expertise there.

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Re: Soccer...
Susan Rambo   6/16/2014 10:40:17 AM
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Suspenseful, yes. I was also in suspense waiting for them to use the goalline technology, which they did yesterday finally.

hotellyon
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Soccer...
hotellyon   6/16/2014 10:30:02 AM
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Soccer's fundamental problem is that it's not fun to watch. It's maddening with suspense...
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Gadgety
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FIFA/Sepp Blatter took ages to introduce goal cameras
Gadgety   6/16/2014 8:05:51 AM
So your suggestions will not bear fruition in another 100 years or so. That said did you see the Netherlands-Spain 5-1 score? Not a final, but hardly the 1-2, 2-1 dance. Or worse 0-0.

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