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I barely know who is in what group this time round. I do know I drew Oz in the work sweepstake, so that's £2 I'll never see again.:lol:

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New Aussie coach is paying for some of his staff out of his own pocket cause he wanted people around him that already knew him, with such a short amount of prep time he had.

https://www.news.com.au/sport/football/socceroos-coach-paying-assistants-out-of-his-own-pocket/news-story/57a7566582e9c82f30dced0876ef7786

Hope it works for them.

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In other football news, the Nigerian national team is so embarrassed by their performance in their 2-1 loss in last weekend's friendly against England that they are offering to reimburse fans for their tickets, travel expenses, etc. 

All they have to do is send in their banking details and PIN numbers...

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On 08/06/2018 at 1:36 AM, IronJimbo said:

In other football news, the Nigerian national team is so embarrassed by their performance in their 2-1 loss in last weekend's friendly against England that they are offering to reimburse fans for their tickets, travel expenses, etc. 

All they have to do is send in their banking details and PIN numbers...

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/08/ghana-to-dissolve-football-association-over-bribery-allegations

Some of the best footage of officials taking bribes, sorry "facilitation payments" ever .... worth a look!!! 

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4 hours ago, The Customer said:

My best hope in my office sweep is Iceland 😳

Why not Scotland?  oh yeah.....:whistling:

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13 minutes ago, The Customer said:

Because Millennial girl picked all the teams for the whole office sweep.

I ended up with Saudi, Egypt, Peru and Iceland. Ouch.

How do you each have so many teams, is there only 4 people in the office?

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35 minutes ago, The Customer said:

8 people in our Dept. 8x4 = 32 teams

We were only allowed one pick :(

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19 hours ago, FatPom said:

Why not Scotland?  oh yeah.....:whistling:

Ok its been a long time, and the state of football in Scotland is beyond diabolical. I think England could win

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I don't even know which group Eng is in  (they won't be in it for long!)

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They were talking about WC wallcharts on the radio this morning. One of the national papers has included a very flimsy one and the DJ remarked it wouldn't last a week, then went on to hint that it probably doesn't need to last any longer. :lol:

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And Spain have sacked their manager. He signed with Real Madrid, they announced it, he didn’t tell the Spanish FA, so they sacked him.

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1 hour ago, Parkside said:

Brave prediction:

Italy won’t proceed past group stage

Australia will

Well that depends. is Graham Poll involved? :whistling:

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14 hours ago, FatPom said:

Well that depends. is Graham Poll involved? :whistling:

Not likley, Russia (woops, sorry I mean FIFA) rejected every single one of the English FA's suggestions for match officials.

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2 hours ago, FatPom said:

Spain v Portugal was a cracker.

Thought the Video assitant might have over turned the pen

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Just now, FatPom said:

Aussies up in 30 mins

Union - aust v irl 

afl - hawks crows 

League - sharks broncs 

Motogp

and soccer. Big night. Might need new remote batteries tomorrow 

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One day cricket aus eng. but I don’t give a shit about cricket. 

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