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1 With Croatia currently a candidate for accessession to the European Union, the UK vote could go either way.
2 The winning goal may make you the toast of Zagreb, but you can kiss that lucrative Premier League deal with Middlesbrough goodbye.

3 Top the group and you could well join the list of seeds - thus ruling out guaranteed Euro 2008 group-stage wins over Austria or Switzerland.

4 Defeat may cost Steve McClaren his job, thus denying his tactical innovation and boisterous pre-match routines a wider audience.




5 A highly-motivated English side hellbent on avenging the nation's defeat (Bolton, perhaps) could face Dinamo Zagreb in the Uefa Cup knock-out stages and scrape a 0-0 draw in the first leg.
6 Loud, angry, sunburned English tourists may boycott the popular resorts of the Adriatic.

7 Bang go Slaven Bilic's hopes of the Birmingham job.

8 Future three-part television dramas such as the BBC's Casanova, filmed partly in Dubrovnik, could be relocated to Kosovo.

9 The Moreska dancers of Korluka - kindred spirits of Morris dancers - may not be as welcome in England's picturesque villages as they were on their 1966 and 1980 visits.

10 Goran Ivanisevic would no longer be the darling of the senior tennis events at the Royal Albert Hall.

11 London's top designers - furious at England's defeat - will stay away from Zagreb Fashion Week, thus marginally reducing the event's prestige.

12 Neutral English supporters going to Austria and Switzerland will heartily support your opponents. Unless you're playing Germany. Or Portugal. Or France.

13 Portsmouth's Niko Kranjcar, Manchester City's Verdran Corluka and Arsenal's Eduardo da Silva would feel the fans' ire week after week in the Premier League. They might not mind but it would get very tedious for the rest of us.

14 Aston Villa's fond memories of Bosko Balaban would be irreparably tainted.

15 Applause at Wimbledon for Mario Ancic and Ivo Karlovic would be notably muted, even when they play jolly well and knock up with the ball boys.

16 You won't get any credit - England will have been either a) cheated (World Cup 1986, World Cup 2006, World Cup qualifying 1994), b) unaccountably unlucky (World Cup 1990, Euro 2004, World Cup qualifying 1994), or c) foiled by an individual error (World Cup 1998, World Cup 2002, World Cup qualifying 1994).

17 You'll be denying some exclusive Alpine resort the benefit of 30-odd wags with platinum Amexes and a raging thirst.

18 David Beckham might not get to 100 caps - and nobody wants that.

19 You would condemn the match official to an early retirement after England fans bombard his website with death threats.

20 No major tournament is complete without England's attractive, free- flowing, fast-breaking brand of football and much-loved army of followers.
 

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Carlos Tevez said:
:O No ! England wil win 3-0 Crouch Beckham and SWP
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in your dreams pal....kranjcar and modric for a 2-1 win... i don't care who scores for england:p
 

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make all the excuses you want, but come tomorow night we will top the group and be on our way to euro 2008.

the league table does not lie, and when we finish top tomorrow this will prove we have been the best team in qualifying. what does this say for croatia? when we still finish top after one of our worse qualifying campaigns for years.

croatia have been in there best form for years and still wont finish above a much below par england.

enuff said!

england will win by 3 clear goals
 

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CROoney from Dubrovnik said:
20 No major tournament is complete without England's attractive, free- flowing, fast-breaking brand of football and much-loved army of followers.


lmao....there's hasn't been a hint of that kind of football in the qualifiers and those army of fans you speak of are made up of thousands of hooligans....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyMc-a0yGIE

Granted you have some of the best players in Europe, if not the world, but they only deserve to reach the finals if they win....simple as...

some funny ones all the same though...
 

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Lol k4t the same country that had the most trouble free footballing event in europe euro 96, i think you will find although england has some idiots man countries in europe are far worse.
 

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Lol k4t the same country that had the most trouble free footballing event in europe euro 96, i think you will find although england has some idiots man countries in europe are far worse.

agreed...but English hooligans are a disgrace and at the world cup in Germany they were a disgrace, and the main instigators of hooliganism and violence....

Of course there are worse fans from other countries but one of the reasons for England to qualify was because of their magnificent fans.....
I was objecting to this because you have so many hooligans but I suppose they're probably going to go anyway.....
 

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andycole9 said:
make all the excuses you want, but come tomorow night we will top the group and be on our way to euro 2008.

the league table does not lie, and when we finish top tomorrow this will prove we have been the best team in qualifying. what does this say for croatia? when we still finish top after one of our worse qualifying campaigns for years.

croatia have been in there best form for years and still wont finish above a much below par england.---lol...where have you got your stats from! We have been in one of our best forms just because we demolished you in Zagreb ?! Kid, learn your stuff before saying something like that ! This can't be our best form considering that in recent qualifiers we finished unbeaten with wins in Sweden and Bulgaria ! You know - THAT Sweden that you were lucky to avoid defeat at the WC
enuff said!

england will win by 3 clear goals

boy, you're a funny bloke
 

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Obviously there are still hooligans in England (as anyone who watches Eastenders will tell you :D ) but we have put a lot of effort into controlling the problem because of the horrendous scenes broadcast around the World mainly in the 80's.

In England there is rarely trouble at football matches these days but there are still problems when we travel abroad.

There are 2 reasons for this.

1) Some English people tend to get incredibly drunk when abroad, which inevitably leads to trouble. They are not hooligans as such - they are just pissed up idiots.

2) When there is a hooligan problem other countries do not have the experience or the measures in place to deal with it. They either do not react quickly enough to a small fight that escalates or they wade in with batons instead of trying to calm the situation.

Unfortunately, it will be some time before we lose this wrongful tag as a nation full of hooligans.
 

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reddwarf said:
Obviously there are still hooligans in England (as anyone who watches Eastenders will tell you :D ) but we have put a lot of effort into controlling the problem because of the horrendous scenes broadcast around the World mainly in the 80's.

In England there is rarely trouble at football matches these days but there are still problems when we travel abroad.

There are 2 reasons for this.

1) Some English people tend to get incredibly drunk when abroad, which inevitably leads to trouble. They are not hooligans as such - they are just pissed up idiots.

2) When there is a hooligan problem other countries do not have the experience or the measures in place to deal with it. They either do not react quickly enough to a small fight that escalates or they wade in with batons instead of trying to calm the situation.

Unfortunately, it will be some time before we lose this wrongful tag as a nation full of hooligans.
SPOT ON...The same thing happens to us... our fans got provoked in italy with communistic totalitaristic chants and our fans responded with forming a svastica with their bodies. horrible things happend under both communism and fascism, and they responded on provocation. And we were told to be fascits because of a group of stupid drunk fans !
 

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andycole9 said:
is that the same sweden who scored in the last minute to snatch a draw :confused:
uhmmm no....that's the sweden who should have been given a penalty
 

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andycole9 said:
make all the excuses you want, but come tomorow night we will top the group and be on our way to euro 2008.

the league table does not lie, and when we finish top tomorrow this will prove we have been the best team in qualifying. what does this say for croatia? when we still finish top after one of our worse qualifying campaigns for years.

croatia have been in there best form for years and still wont finish above a much below par england.

enuff said!

england will win by 3 clear goals
hahahaha ! hahahahhahaahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa !Your typicall arrogance !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You should be lucky not to have conceeded 4th and 5th ! Olic could have demolished you ! Do you realise how stupid you look now !!!! ????
Oh and shall we open a thread about Gerrards blatant dive just outside our box ! ? I thought English don't dive !
 
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