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Kirby
20-06-2017, 08:24 PM
England currently top of their group after a 0-0 draw with holders Sweden and a hard fought 1-2 win over Slovakia yesterday.

Decent game between Portugal and Spain on now. Portugal just scored the goal of the tournament so far. Some familiar faces on show including Bellerin, Deulofeu, Asensio and Renato Sanches.

All games been shown live on Sky Sports.

Kirby
22-06-2017, 09:28 AM
England take on Poland at 7.45pm tonight if anyone's interested. Live on Sky Sports 1.

JAS78
22-06-2017, 08:25 PM
England 2-0 approaching the las 10 minutes

Very professional performance so far in a hostile atmosphere

JAS78
22-06-2017, 08:28 PM
3-0 penalty

Abraham wins the pen definitely a handful

windy
22-06-2017, 08:31 PM
The kids are alright!

JAS78
22-06-2017, 08:32 PM
Poland chasing shadows

sydney eagle
24-06-2017, 08:58 AM
The Portuguese player who got a straight red card v Macedonia was possibly the worst decision I've seen.

exiledeagle1
25-06-2017, 02:58 PM
Semi on Tues KO 5.00pm vs Germany...nice

JDawg
26-06-2017, 07:35 PM
In a time where we all take ourselves all too seriously, it did give me pause for a smile when I found out the name of the German U21 manager.

Maidstoned Eagle
27-06-2017, 10:28 AM
Semi on Tues KO 5.00pm vs Germany...nice

What channel?

GanbareWashi
27-06-2017, 10:48 AM
Sky Sports One

EagleSE24
27-06-2017, 11:00 AM
In a time where we all take ourselves all too seriously, it did give me pause for a smile when I found out the name of the German U21 manager.

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Kirby
27-06-2017, 04:19 PM
In a time where we all take ourselves all too seriously, it did give me pause for a smile when I found out the name of the German U21 manager.

Not if you remember him from Euro '96 :sob:

England have had two or three golden chances in the opening 20 mins here. Need to put one away or we could get punished.

orp pisshead1
27-06-2017, 04:32 PM
Live media player 360326 :p

Les Butler
27-06-2017, 04:34 PM
Germany starting to get on top.

regal_eagle
27-06-2017, 04:36 PM
Nein

Kirby
27-06-2017, 04:36 PM
Bugger. 1-0 Germany.

orp pisshead1
27-06-2017, 04:36 PM
Been on the cards :(

exiledeagle1
27-06-2017, 04:36 PM
Germany 1 up when they could so easily be 3 down....crazy game.

Popester
27-06-2017, 04:38 PM
There was an interview with ****z in the Times recently. Here's an amusing extract.


****z had “one more story” to tell. “But don’t tell my mother. The song was Football’s Coming Home [Three Lions]. After the European Championship they changed the video and you see a lot of players with my name on their backs. My mum asked me, ‘Why?’ Of course I couldn’t tell her that ****z in German is ‘****z’ but what it means in English. So I said, ‘hey Mum that’s because I scored the goal!’ ”

Les Butler
27-06-2017, 04:39 PM
Need half time to come quick.

Kirby
27-06-2017, 04:41 PM
Get in! Great finish Demarai Gray.

regal_eagle
27-06-2017, 04:41 PM
Bingo. Good finish on the volley.

orp pisshead1
27-06-2017, 04:42 PM
Get in! Spoilt by Manc :jerkit: on camera.

Les Butler
27-06-2017, 04:42 PM
Great finish and Just before I saw a Palace banner.

NYEagle
27-06-2017, 04:43 PM
Palace flag behind the England dug out.

Jimmy Eagle
27-06-2017, 04:43 PM
Anyone else notice the Palace flag behind where the managers are standing? Think it says Greyhound across the front....

Kirby
27-06-2017, 04:44 PM
Anyone else just spot the Palace flags behind the dugout?

Jimmy Eagle
27-06-2017, 04:44 PM
Oh!

orp pisshead1
27-06-2017, 04:44 PM
What a ball by Hughes, bargain for Watford imo.

Kirby
27-06-2017, 04:44 PM
Anyone else just spot the Palace flags behind the dugout?

I'll take that as a yes :supergrin:

regal_eagle
27-06-2017, 04:45 PM
Palace flag behind the England dug out.

Is it? The stream I'm watching looks like it's been created by a dot matrix printer on crumpled paper. Got any better (HD) links (that you can delete after the match)..?!

Maidstoned Eagle
27-06-2017, 04:57 PM
Get in! Spoilt by Manc :jerkit: on camera.

Im sat at a pool bar in Portugal watching it and shouted out "Sit down you Manc twat!", couple of Shammers came over to say hello. :supergrin:

regal_eagle
27-06-2017, 05:08 PM
Get in

Great work by Hughes to put it on a platter for Abraham

Kirby
27-06-2017, 05:09 PM
Yesssss. Make the most of this summer if you're an England fan! :D

sheepy
27-06-2017, 05:10 PM
What a ball by Hughes, bargain for Watford imo.

Yup, can't help but think that one is gonna haunt us that we weren't in for him.

NYEagle
27-06-2017, 05:11 PM
48979

Latvian
27-06-2017, 05:18 PM
48979

I still want to see Fitz Hall knock him out :jerkit:
Decent flag though. :p

regal_eagle
27-06-2017, 05:19 PM
48979

:p:p:p

Les Butler
27-06-2017, 05:21 PM
A dangerous game just sitting back...

SilentAssassin
27-06-2017, 05:22 PM
48979

Is that the old Watford boss doing the fawlty towers sketch on Germans? Nice to see the Palace flag there.

Kirby
27-06-2017, 05:29 PM
Shitbags.

Les Butler
27-06-2017, 05:29 PM
Come on England, start playing now.

NYEagle
27-06-2017, 05:30 PM
Is that the old Watford boss doing the fawlty towers sketch on Germans? Nice to see the Palace flag there.


Yes, Aidy Boothroyd.

Les Butler
27-06-2017, 05:30 PM
Have it on ESPN the Americans coms are nearly cheering on Germany.

evvo111
27-06-2017, 05:32 PM
Good match. Some nice play from both sides.

Mr Palace
27-06-2017, 05:37 PM
Our ball retention is poor. It seems the same for most of our national teams although obviously the under 20s did brilliantly. Germany look much better here.

mrB
27-06-2017, 05:56 PM
We are on the ropes here

Glazier69
27-06-2017, 05:56 PM
Better fitter more confident players. That is all.

Maidstoned Eagle
27-06-2017, 05:57 PM
Better fitter more confident players. That is all.

That have played first team football, whereas most of ours haven't.

Les Butler
27-06-2017, 06:03 PM
They have the ball all the time we cannot hold it at all.

GB2506
27-06-2017, 06:03 PM
Only a matter of time.

Amazes me Aidy Boothroyd is managing our U21s. Suppose it's just another FA yes man.

Our ball retention is shocking

Joe85
27-06-2017, 06:05 PM
Only a matter of time.

Amazes me Aidy Boothroyd is managing our U21s. Suppose it's just another FA yes man.

Our ball retention is shocking



We should be encouraging the likes of Lampard, Gerrard and Ferdinand to get involved with the U21's.


Genuinely world class players who have now retired.

Les Butler
27-06-2017, 06:07 PM
Just push us of the ball, really strong players.

GB2506
27-06-2017, 06:08 PM
Pickford always plays those long passes that put us straight under pressure.

greybot
27-06-2017, 06:11 PM
Come on ENgland! Dont let this go to pens!

mrB
27-06-2017, 06:15 PM
Pens is the only chance i feel

JAS78
27-06-2017, 06:17 PM
Come on ENgland! Dont let this go to pens!

Take the pens England and put some ghosts to rest !

aj4england
27-06-2017, 06:17 PM
Yes, Aidy Boothroyd.

Not a favorite of mine . Swift has come on and looks immediately like he's played a 100 mins !

greybot
27-06-2017, 06:18 PM
48979

Greyhound Lingfield. Getting lots of airtime :p

NYEagle
27-06-2017, 06:18 PM
Just seen whole flag - Greyhound Lingfield. Used to drink in there when I lived in the village. Heard its gone from 4 pubs down to 2 (Greyhound and The Star).

in-exile
27-06-2017, 06:19 PM
Holgate looks shit

in-exile
27-06-2017, 06:20 PM
We lack a pressing midfield.

CP-RJW
27-06-2017, 06:27 PM
Lucked out there!

regal_eagle
27-06-2017, 06:30 PM
Just seen whole flag - Greyhound Lingfield. Used to drink in there when I lived in the village. Heard its gone from 4 pubs down to 2 (Greyhound and The Star).

No need for so many pubs when you're surrounded by shrooms :bash:

the drexciyan
27-06-2017, 06:33 PM
Here we go again

Palace121
27-06-2017, 06:35 PM
Wouldn't mind Palace trying to sign Toljan. He's sharp!

Steamy
27-06-2017, 06:37 PM
Penalties...come on England!

exiledeagle1
27-06-2017, 06:37 PM
I think they are doing the ABBA sequence of penos...

in-exile
27-06-2017, 06:38 PM
Penalties...come on England!That's that then.:rolleyes:

in-exile
27-06-2017, 06:39 PM
I think they are doing the ABBA sequence of penos...The girls have been doing that. Them us us them and so on.

exiledeagle1
27-06-2017, 06:39 PM
I think they are doing the ABBA sequence of penos...

Maybe not...

Steamy
27-06-2017, 06:40 PM
That's that then.:rolleyes:

Maybe not!

Steamy
27-06-2017, 06:41 PM
Then again...

Crystal Glitter
27-06-2017, 06:41 PM
:eek:

exiledeagle1
27-06-2017, 06:42 PM
cheatin huns....hahaha

exiledeagle1
27-06-2017, 06:43 PM
pick a hero ???

exiledeagle1
27-06-2017, 06:43 PM
pick a hero ???

maybe not...

CP-RJW
27-06-2017, 06:44 PM
Well it was predictable wasn't it?

Steamy
27-06-2017, 06:44 PM
Ah well...

Soarin' Eagles
27-06-2017, 06:45 PM
England lose in penalty shocker

GB2506
27-06-2017, 06:45 PM
Same old England

bubbs11
27-06-2017, 06:45 PM
Had miss written all over it didn't it.

averity
27-06-2017, 06:45 PM
Redmond and Abrahams penalties were shocking

evvo111
27-06-2017, 06:46 PM
Redmond in the next Pizza Hut ad?

JAS78
27-06-2017, 06:46 PM
Had miss written all over it didn't it.

You wouldn't put your house on Redmond

regal_eagle
27-06-2017, 06:46 PM
Redmond and Abrahams penalties were shocking

Didn't have the bottle unfortunately

Crystal Glitter
27-06-2017, 06:46 PM
Normal service :frown:

JAS78
27-06-2017, 06:46 PM
:sob: Come on Spain

Pubface
27-06-2017, 06:47 PM
Lynch him! So obvious

Palace121
27-06-2017, 06:50 PM
It wasn't a great penalty but at least it was on target and not blasted over.

ElwissAtMemphis
27-06-2017, 06:52 PM
Couldn't see that coming.

Lombardo's hair
27-06-2017, 06:54 PM
There seems to be a recurring cycle....First team to miss wins

Harry Bassett
27-06-2017, 06:59 PM
Third division south style of football.

exiledeagle1
27-06-2017, 07:02 PM
Had miss written all over it didn't it.

in the notes the keeper had in his sock ???...:)

dannyboy1807
27-06-2017, 07:21 PM
The fact we got to the semis with that idiot in charge is a great testimont to the players.

Jim Cannon
27-06-2017, 07:26 PM
Redmond and Abrahams penalties were shocking

Yep

David of Kent
27-06-2017, 07:34 PM
Disappointed by Holgate's marking or lack thereof on the corner. We missed Chalobah terribly when he went off. Seems strange we have no other defensive midfielders in the squad. Made Ward-Prowse in particular and Baker go deeper and we could never get out after that. Some good stuff but if the players in each side are comparable it felt like Boothroyd completely lost the tactical battle.

CJ PLUM
28-06-2017, 08:30 AM
It was said that England practiced penalties after every training session.

What we actually need to do is coach them. If you simply practice a bad technique it's still a poor penalty.

Surely the kicks should be so ingrained by constant repetition that Boothroyd should know exactly how they would be taken. Both penalties by Abraham and Redmond were poorly hit so were simply relying on the keeper going the wrong way. Side-footing the ball will always give the keeper a chance. Probably only 5 of the kicks by either side could be described as well taken whilst the others relied on the keeper going the wrong way.
I would much rather the player put power into the kick, even straight down the middle, and if the keeper stops it then all praise to him. Obviously the match situation puts extra mental pressure on the takers but the manager's one instruction should be to not change your mind and repeat the kick exactly as in training.

kabbott
28-06-2017, 09:52 AM
Who watched the Spain V Italy match after?

Admittedly Italy went down to 10 men in the 2nd half, and, according to pundits over here, Spain didn't play that well, but they're still so far ahead of us technically.